Vacancies

Rivers and Fisheries Officer – Argyll Fisheries Trust

Full Time Permanent Position – Salary £20000-£25000 subject to experience

The Argyll Fisheries Trust is seeking to employ a Rivers and Fisheries Officer to meet its objectives towards the sustainability of wild freshwater fish and their habitats in Argyll.

Based at the AFT office at Inveraray, the person will be part of a team developing programmes to restore and support wild fish populations underpinned by monitoring and research. An understanding of the issues surrounding wild salmon and sea trout is essential, and a familiarity of aquaculture and other sectors affecting fish and fish habitats would be an advantage.

AFT is looking for an individual with a degree in a scientific or environmental discipline who has practical experience working in the field.  The successful candidate for the post will be enthusiastic, aspires to develop, is self-motivated, and able to work well within a small team.

Ideally the applicant should also be qualified to SFCC team leader standards in electro fishing. A full driving licence and familiarity with GIS mapping software is essential.

Full job description available at:

www.argyllfisheriestrust.co.uk/publications

Send your CV (max 2 pages) and a covering letter to AFT, Cherry Park, Inveraray, PA32 8XE or e-mail as@argyllfisheriestrust.co.uk by the 21st April 2020.