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Vacancy – Seasonal Project Officer for SISI

Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Rivers Trust

PUBLISHED: 10/04/24


We are recruiting! Our partners at the Scottish Invasive Species Initiative have an opening for a Seasonal Project Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team. The role will be based out of our offices at Logie Steading, Dunphail, working with Project Officer Elise Cox and the wider FNLRT team to deliver the objectives of the SISI project during its busy fieldwork season:

Employer: Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Rivers Trust (FNLRT)

Salary: Up to £23,000 pro-rata

Contract: Fixed term from start date to end October 2024

Hours: Full time or potential to work on an agreed part time basis

Location:  FNLRT Office, Logie Steading, Dunphail, Forres, Moray, IV36 2QN

Your role: The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative is a multi-year project in northern Scotland, which aims to encourage communities to tackle invasive non-native species such as Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed and American mink.  It is currently funded by the Scottish Government’s Nature Restoration Fund.

We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our team as a Seasonal Project Officer. The Seasonal Project Officer will work across the Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie catchment areas and, with the Project Officer and Volunteer and Communication Officer, deliver the project this summer.  The Seasonal Project Officer will be responsible for all or specified combinations of the following aspects of the project: communications, education and outreach, volunteer recruitment and management, biosecurity and invasive species control.

A full job description can be found here.

Closing date for applications: 1pm on Wednesday 24 April 2024

(late applications not accepted)

Interviews: Will be held (in video format) on Tuesday 30 April 2024

To Apply:

Please submit your CV and a covering letter (no more than 2 pages), outlining your relevant skills and experience for the job to

Further information:

Scottish Invasive Species Initiative                           Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Rivers Trust                              


If you would like further information or have pre-application questions, please contact in the first instance.


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