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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

Summer field work assistant vacancy with GFT

03 June 2013

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 mail@gallowayfisheriestrust.org or Fisheries House, Station Industrial Estate, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire, DG8 6ND


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