Thursday, May 30, 2013

[US Jobs Vacancies] Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland is looking for a "Pearls in Peril" Riverwatcher - Scotland

US Jobs Vacancies has posted a new item, 'Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of
Scotland is looking for a "Pearls in Peril" Riverwatcher - Scotland'

and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland

Pearls in Peril Riverwatcher - Scotland
LIFE + Project (LIFE II NAT UK 000383)

Pearls in Peril: Securing the future of freshwater pearl mussel in
Great Britain


This post, based in Beauly with the Ness and Beauly Fisheries Trust,
but employed by Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) will
work across Scotland's freshwater pearl mussel Special Areas of
Conservation, to establish 'river-watch' schemes to help protect
freshwater pearl mussels from criminal activity. These schemes
will integrate with local fishery protection and management schemes and
be promoted locally to secure support. You will visit sites to
gather field evidence of criminal activity and provide information to
the National Wildlife Crime Unit building strong relations with this
group. This post will make a strong practical contribution to help
protect Scotland's freshwater pearl mussels and ensure their sustainable

Supported by the Ness and Beauly Fisheries Trust and RAFTS you will
build relationships with our members and land managers as you establish
river-watch schemes which help ensure the success of the project.

A salary of 19,629 (pro-rata) is anticipated.

Further information in the Job Description at:


RAFTS is the membership organisation of Scotlands 25 rivers and
fisheries trusts. We have an exciting portfolio of projects
associated with freshwater fish, fisheries, invasive non-native species,
environmental improvement and education. Information at

This post is based with the Ness and Beauly Fisheries Trust who
deliver environmental and river improvements in these catchments.
Information at


You are enthusiastic and dynamic and want to make a difference to the
conservation, management and protection of Scotlands water environments
and freshwater pearl mussel populations. You have excellent
experience in working with land managers, conservation bodies and the
public. You understand practical conservation projects and the need to
protect important natural resources and species through both effective
community and public engagement and support and by regulatory and
policing activities. You have excellent communication skills and use
these to secure support and commitment in others, are organised and
flexible, have good basic computer skills and want to contribute to
wider project activities.


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