Do you live in Perthshire?
Are you between the ages of 16-19?
Are you looking to pursue a career in conservation?
Are you registered unemployed with the JobCentre and not already on any other work-scheme?
If so, read on…
There is a vacancy at Loch of the Lowes for a six-month paid work placement through the Community Jobs Scotland work scheme. The successful applicant will be working alongbeside Emma the ranger for a couple of days a week, helping her to manage Loch of the Lowes & the other Perthshire reserves (April & May will mostly be spent assisting with the Osprey Protection Watch). The other three days will be spent working in the visitor centre, meeting & greeting the public, taking money for admissions & shop sales, assisting with events & children’s activities and helping visitors to enjoy the wildlife experience on offer.
If this sounds like the kind of broad conservation experience that you’re looking for and you are eligble to apply then speak to your advisor at your local Jobcentre now! The post is due to start on 1st March so get your application in asap.
Please note: all applications must be made through the Jobcentre – we cannot accept direct applications. We can however provide further information about the role or Loch of the Lowes if you have any questions.
You can find more information about the Community Jobs Scotland scheme at http://www.scvo.org.uk/training-employability/community-jobs-scotland/about-community-jobs-scotland/
Good luck with your application