Looking downstream on the River Cree
Looking upstream on the River Bladnoch
Felling of commercial forestry in Galloway Forest Park
Looking upstream on the River Luce
North American Signal Crayfish
The sandy beach at Loch Grannoch
Belted Galloway Cattle, or 'Belties'
Fly fishing on the River Cree
A small upland burn
The High Cree, looking towards Cairnsmore of Fleet
A small waterfall on the Buchan Burn
A salmon from the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee
A seasonal position is available to work with the Galloway Fisheries Trust this summer, starting in early July and lasting for up to four months. The work will mainly focus on helping with a range of field work including electrofishing surveys and controlling invasive non-native plants. The successful applicant will also assist with various other on-going projects across Galloway. Any necessary training will be given. The candidate should be fit, motivated, hardworking and willing to work outdoors (sometimes during poor weather conditions). There may be a requirement to undertake some lone working. A full valid driving licence is essential.
This post would suit someone with a biology / science background with an interest in freshwater ecology and conservation. Previous experience in electrofishing is desirable.
A salary will be provided of £265/week. Closing date for applications is 9am 27th June 2016.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter addressed to Jamie Ribbens at firstname.lastname@example.org or Fisheries House, Station Industrial Estate, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 6ND