VACANCY: Project Officer – HLF-funded Project ‘Earn Your Stripes – Building Skills to Champion Wildlife’

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LOCATION: Central Belt of Scotland – Home-based, full-time

PAY: Range £27k - £32k, depending on experience and qualifications

FOR: Scottish Badgers, in partnership with Scottish Wildlife Trust

A new and exciting fulltime post for three years, working within various local authority areas, with several specialist NGOs in central Scotland.

The successful candidate will work from home, answerable to the Scottish Badgers trustees, day-to-day to the Chairman. A full driving licence and use of a car is essential, for which mileage will be paid. There will be extensive travel throughout central Scotland, and a high degree of both energy and enthusiasm is required.

The candidate will be experienced in work in ecology, at degree level, and with good experience of working with volunteers.

Click here to download the Job Description and Personal Specification. Click here to download the Project Summary.

To apply, send a c.v. of no more than 3 x A4 sides, with a clear chronology of both educational qualifications and job experience, and a single A4 page of how you fit the post to: by 6.00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 30th.

Please give two referees, who will not be approached until after the interviews.

Interviews for short-listed candidates will be held in Glasgow on Saturday, February 16th.


For issues related to badger problems, legislation, planning, mitigation, data searches and to log badger records:

Available Monday to Friday

Operations Co-ordinator

T: 07866 844232


For matters relating to our Badgers in the Landscape - Community Building for Wildlife project:

Project Officer

T: 07565 813401


For training and web presence:


Scottish Badgers (SCIO) Charity Number SCO34297.