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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

Vacancy at Galloway Fisheries Trust (maternity cover)

10 September 2017



Maternity Cover is required from October 2017 until May 2018 (8 months) for a Fisheries Biologist Post.

Galloway Fisheries Trust is a conservation charity working on the fish populations, their habitats and water quality across the freshwaters of Galloway.  The successful applicant will work alongside other biologists to deliver a range of research, monitoring and practical works.  The candidate must be fit, motivated, hardworking and willing to work outdoors including during poor weather conditions.  There may be a requirement to undertake some lone working from time to time.  A full valid driving licence is essential.  The position will be based in Newton Stewart.

This full time, fixed term post would suit someone with a Fisheries background with an interest in freshwater ecology and conservation. Previous relevant work experience is desirable.

Salary will be £18,000 - £25,000 pro rata (depending on experience).  Closing date for applications is 9am 25th September 2017.

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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