Biodiversity Officer

Recruiter
East Lothian Council
Location
Haddington, East Lothian
Salary
29509 - 33250
Posted
08 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Vacancy Information

It is East Lothian Council's policy that successful applicants will be placed on the first point of the salary scale.

Salary £29509- £33250 per annum (£16.17-£18.22 per hour)
Permanent full time position
35 hours per week
Monday - Friday (some evening & weekend working will be required)
To start : February 2019

Job Details

To provide advice and support to the Council in relation to its Biodiversity Duty and support the development and implementation of the East Lothian Biodiversity Action Plan.

Please download the Job Outline/Person Specification (available under 'Related Documents') for the full range of tasks and duties associated with this job. You will need to refer to these in order to complete the application form.

You must ensure you meet every 'essential' criteria stated on the Person Specification to reach the interview stage. In cases where the majority of applicants meet all the essential criteria, the desirable criteria will be used to form a final short-leet.

Job Requirements

Relevant Qualifications
Degree or equivalent in an ecological/environmental or related discipline with relevant previous experience.

Driving Licence
A full current driving licence is desirable for this post.

Disclosure
This post involves accessing the public services network, therefore the preferred candidate will be subject to the Baseline Personnel Security Standards (BPSS). The preferred candidate will be subject to a Basic Disclosure provided by Disclosure Scotland prior to a formal offer of employment being made by East Lothian Council.

Please note:
If you have spent more than 3 months working or living outwith the UK in the last 5 years then you will be required to present a copy of an overseas criminal record check. Details of how to apply and contact details can be found on the website.

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