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Permanent opening - SNH Scotland

Grant RW Humphries, April 14, 2017

Policy & Advice Officer – Marine Ornithology
37 hours per week, Permanent Starting Salary £29,643 per annum pro rata
Location: Battleby (Perth) or Inverness, other SNH office locations may be considered
(Ref: 052-340)

This is an exciting and rare opportunity for an appropriately qualified and experienced ornithologist to provide technical support and advice on seabird interactions with marine industries and to provide scientific expertise to support the designation, management and monitoring of marine and coastal SPAs in Scotland.

You must a sound understanding of marine renewable technologies and potential interactions with wildlife and a clear understanding of conservation and planning legislation relevant to Scotland’s seas. Knowledge and understanding of seabird ecology in Northern Europe and a sound understanding of legislative drivers and techniques for monitoring seabirds in Scotland are a must. You should also have excellent organisational and analytical skills with the ability to manage a diverse and busy workload.

Closing date: 23rd April 2017
Interview: 12th May 2017

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