Fisheries Management Scotland

Vacancies within Fisheries Management Scotland will be posted below when available.

District Salmon Fishery Boards/ Rivers and Fisheries Trusts

Vacancies within our member network and where relevant more widely are posted below when they become available.

 

Beauly Fishery Board - Seasonal Bailiff

The Beauly District Salmon Fishery Board is the statutory body responsible for the protection and enhancement of salmon and sea trout stocks in the Beauly catchment, including the River Glass, River Farrar and River Beauly. They are currently recruiting for a Seasonal Bailiff, who will assist in the protection and monitoring of wild salmon and sea trout populations in the rivers, lochs and coastal areas of the Beauly district. This involves outdoor work, often in or around water, in all weather conditions. The Seasonal Bailiff will work under the direction of the Fisheries Officer/Bailiff.

This is a fixed-term post, anticipated to run from March to 15th October 2024, however it is required annually, and it is therefore hoped that a suitable candidate in 2024 will be able to return to the post in following years. The post holder will ideally be able to demonstrate experience of working in a similar field, demonstrate practical field skills and ideally have a qualification in fisheries enforcement or related subject. The post holder will be a good communicator, be able to work in a small team and also alone often in remote locations, show evidence of self-motivation and have a positive pro-active attitude. A full driving license is essential.

Applications by curriculum vitae and covering letter should be submitted to Ali Skinner (Fisheries Officer/Bailiff) at ali@beaulyfisheryboard.org, or by post to: Ali Skinner, Beauly Fishery Board, Corff House, Lovat bridge, Beauly, Inverness, IV4 7BE.

Closing date is midnight 7th February with interviews expected to be conducted the weeks of 19th or 26th February. Please contact Ali Skinner on 07786 741482 should you require further information.

Please see here for full job description.

 

Kyle of Sutherland Fishery Board - Senior Science Officer 

The Kyle of Sutherland District Salmon Fishery Board are seeking to employ a Senior Science Officer to join a small but experienced fisheries team based in Ardgay, Sutherland. Five important and famous salmon rivers flow into the Kyle of Sutherland, namely the Carron, Cassley, Evelix, Oykel and Shin. The fisheries play an important economic role in a rural community. The role encompasses a wide variety of tasks including monitoring the status of salmon and sea trout stocks, developing and delivering habitat improvement and restoration projects, and handling the resultant data to produce reports. The successful candidate will also work closely with employees of the Kyle of Sutherland Fisheries Trust.

For a full job description, please follow this link Senior Biologist

Remuneration is expected to be in the region of £45-£48k per annum plus 5% pension contribution.

Applications may be submitted in the form of a CV and covering letter to Keith Williams using the email address director@kylefisheries.org with a closing date for submissions of Friday 16th February 2024.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in early March 2024.

 

Kyle of Sutherland District Salmon Fishery Board - Water Bailiff

The Kyle of Sutherland District Salmon Fishery Board have an exciting opportunity for a Water Bailiff, in Ardgay, Sutherland. The Kyle of Sutherland District Salmon Fisheries Board (KSDSFB) is an organisation tasked with protecting and improving the salmon and sea- trout fishery and the riparian habitat of the 5 rivers flowing into the Kyle of Sutherland. KSDSFB has been in existence since the 1860s and has a proud history of protecting, managing and enhancing fish stocks in the area. KSDSFB typically employs six or more full time members of staff in addition to seasonal staff as required. 

For a full job description, please follow this link Water Bailiff

Applications may be submitted in the form of a CV and covering letter to Keith Williams using the email address director@kylefisheries.org with a closing date for submissions of Friday 16th February 2024.

It is anticipated that interviews will be held in early March 2024.