Lochaber Fisheries Trust

Assistant Biologist

Lochaber Fisheries Trust is a conservation charity working to conserve and restore fish populations and their habitats in freshwater and estuaries across Lochaber, in the Scottish Highlands.  We are recruiting for an Assistant Biologist to work with the biologist in delivering a range of research, monitoring and practical projects.  The candidate must be fit, motivated, hardworking and willing to work outdoors including during poor weather conditions.  There may be a requirement to undertake some lone working from time to time.  A full valid driving licence is essential.  The position will be based in Fort William.

This full time, fixed term post would suit someone with a Fisheries background with an interest in freshwater ecology and conservation. Previous relevant work experience is desirable.

Salary will be £22-26,000 (depending on experience).

The job description can be viewed on our website To apply please send a c.v., covering letter and description of your skills and competencies for the role to

For further information please contact Lucy Ballantyne on 01397 703728 or

Closing date 9th April

Interviews scheduled for w/c 16th April

River Director  – Dee District Salmon Fishery Board and River Dee Trust

Location- Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
Closes – 9th April

The Dee District Salmon Fishery Board and River Dee Trust are seeking to recruit a River Director to lead the two organisations forward in delivering ambitious fishery management and conservation programmes throughout Deeside, in the heart of the north-east of Scotland. This challenging and rewarding role will be to continue and enhance the Dee’s role at the forefront of fisheries management in the UK.

Further details can be obtained by contacting or via the website Applications, by curriculum vitae and covering letter, should be submitted no later than April 9th 2018.


River Deveron: Seasonal Volunteer Co-ordinator

Employer: The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust
Salary: £22,000 Pro-Rata Basis (6% employer pension contribution)
Contract: 6 Months Fixed Term (From start date to autumn 2018. Maybe renewable under same terms to 2021)
Hours: 35hrs/week
Location: From Home and The Offices, Avochie Stables, Avochie Estate, Rothiemay, Aberdeenshire, AB54 7YY

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