Fisheries Biologist

Location Newton Stewart (Dumfries and Galloway)
Salary £Salary will be based on experience and qualifications
Closes August 14, 2020

Galloway Fisheries Trust is looking to recruit a new Fisheries Biologist to join our team.  This is a full time permanent post.

The successful applicant will be involved in delivering a range of research, conservation, monitoring and community engagement projects. Key areas of responsibility include:
• Undertaking a range of surveys including fish populations and habitats
• Completing research projects
• Analysing data and producing reports on findings
• Providing consultation responses to forestry and renewable energy schemes
• Organising and delivering various restoration activities
• Providing expert advice to key stakeholders
• Assist in promoting the work of the GFT through social media and presentations

The candidate must be fit, motivated, hardworking and willing to work outdoors during all weather conditions. You will work closely within our overall team and a training programme will be provided where required.  A full valid driving licence is essential.

We are looking for candidates to have:
• Relevant degree (e.g. biological or environmental science)
• Demonstrate practical research skills
• Experienced at field working and report writing
• A good understanding of freshwater ecology
• Preferably have at least two years’ relevant work experience

To apply please send a CV and covering letter addressed to Jamie Ribbens at

Closing date for applications is 5:00pm on 14th August 2020.
Interviews are intended to be held on the 20th August 2020.

Fisheries Biologist

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