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Galloway Fisheries Trust

Fisheries House, Station Industrial Estate, Newton Stewart, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. DG8 6ND
Telephone: 01671 403011 · Fax: 01671 402248 · Scottish Registered Charity No. SC020751

Looking downstream on the River Cree

Brown Trout

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

Murray's Monument

A small upland burn

A stoneloach

The High Cree, looking towards Cairnsmore of Fleet

A small waterfall on the Buchan Burn

A salmon from the Kirkcudbrightshire Dee

We have a vacancy

17 June 2016

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 or Fisheries House, Station Industrial Estate, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 6ND

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