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 short term temporary position (early July – end of September) is available to assist the Galloway Fisheries Trust with their field work during summer 2013. The work will mainly focus on assisting with electrofishing surveys to monitor wild fish stocks but may also involve helping out at times on various other GFT projects including control of invasive non-native plants, habitat works and habitat surveys. 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 electrofishing is desirable.
A salary will be provided. Closing date for applications is 15th June 2013.
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