Fisheries Management Scotland
There are currently no vacancies with Fisheries Management Scotland

District Salmon Fishery Boards/ Rivers and Fisheries Trusts
Vacancies within our member network and where relevant more widely are posted below.

Findhorn, Nairn & Lossie Rivers Trust – Administrator (24 hours p/w)
The Findhorn Nairn & Lossie Rivers Trust (FNLRT) is a small environmental charity based at Logie Steading, Forres and is looking for a positive, highly organised, and self-motivated person to undertake the administrative duties for the Trust. Key tasks are book-keeping, record-keeping, preparation of budgets and reports for Trustees. Assisting with fund raising and grant applications will also be involved. Applicants should have accountancy/finance experience be familiar with Microsoft Office packages and competent in prioritising work streams while working with little supervision.

To Apply: Submit CV and covering letter to director@fnlrt.org.uk
Closes 18 July

Cromarty Firth Fisheries Board
The Board is a statutory body responsible for the management of salmon and sea trout over the Cromarty catchment which includes rivers such as the Conon, Blackwater, Orrin, Alness, Balnagown and Allt Graad. The Board is also involved with delivering targeted research, environmental, educational, enforcement and training projects. The  Board has a vacancy for a full time Fishery Officer and a Fisheries Biologist. Follow the links below for more information.

Fisheries Officer – closes 22 July FIND OUT MORE
Fisheries Biologist – closes 22 July FIND OUT MORE

Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust – Assistant Biologist
Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust is looking to recruit an assistant biologist to join our team, based at the Trust office in Drymen. This is a permanent full time post. The assistant biologist will report to the Trust biologist and will be involved in the development and delivery of a number of educational, environmental and scientific projects which are
designed to ensure the long-term sustainability of fish habitat and populations within the Loch Lomond system.

Closes 29 July – FIND OUT MORE

Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust – Biologist / Team Leader
Loch Lomond Fisheries Trust is looking to recruit a biologist/team leader to join our team, based at the Trust office in Drymen. This is a permanent post, with pension provision, consisting of a 37.5 hours working week.

The successful candidate will report to the Trust operations manager and will be directly involved in the design and delivery of a number of environmental and scientific projects which will ensure the long-term sustainability of fish habitat and populations within the Loch Lomond system. They will also be responsible for producing scientific papers and reports linked to Trust activities as well as researching and preparing funding bids in conjunction with the Trust operations manager.

The post holder will be educated to degree level and will ideally have experience of working within a fisheries trust background. The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate an ability to manage projects, evidencing delivering on time and to budget.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing a small team of staff and will be expected to supervise in the field, spending significant amounts of time working outdoors, sometimes in physically demanding roles. The post holder should therefore have good levels of fitness.

The Trust strongly believes in staff development and in return expects our new biologist to be self-motivated and bring a positive proactive attitude to the role. An understanding of the issues impacting on the Lomond system would also be expected.

Further details on the role and qualities required for this post can be found in the job description which is available on request.

Applications by C.V. and covering letter should be submitted to the Trust operations manager at malcolm@llft.org.uk no later than 5pm on Friday 26 August 2022. Please contact Malcolm for further information.

£24,648 – £27,632 pa
Closes 26th August – FIND OUT MORE