Rural Jobs Round Up: December 2019
In Rural Jobs Round Up, we highlight some current jobs in rural areas and posts related to rural development.
Official Veterinarian - Scottish Government
- Salary: £29,759- £34,087
- Location: Anywhere in Scotland
The Scottish Government is currently seeking applications for an Official Veterinarian within the Food Standard Scotland based in Aberdeen.
The Official Veterinarian (OV) role is one of the key front-line operational roles within the FSS. These staff deliver Official Controls (OC) in approved premises across the Scotland, ensuring that meat produced is safe for human consumption.
The core work for the Official Veterinarian remains the delivery of Official Controls for safe meat production in Red and White meat slaughterhouses and Game handling establishments (GHE’s) within Scotland.
Closing date: midnight on 20 January 2020
Client Support Advisers - various locations - Scottish Government
- Salary: £25,367 - £28,341
The Scottish Government is currently seeking applications for B1 Client Support Advisers in the following locations: Shetland (x2), Orkney, Aberdeenshire, Highland and Moray.
In addition to headquarters in Dundee and administrative base in Glasgow, they will be delivering services in local communities across Scotland. This role provides an exciting opportunity to deliver a face-to-face support service based on the principles of dignity, fairness and respect to clients who need it, when they need it and where they need it.
Closing date: midnight on 7 January 2020
Senior Buildings Officer - Scottish Government
Salary: £37,418 - £45,241
The Scottish Government is currently seeking applications for a Senior Buildings Officer within Rural Payments and Inspection based in Portree, Benbecula, Stornoway or Oban. You will be part of the Rural Payments and Inspections Division (RPID) and will have shared responsibility for the management and development of seven Building Officers (B1) who are located in Stornoway, Elgin, Thurso, Oban, Portree, Perth and Dumfries.
Closing date: midnight on 17 December 2019
Tractor/Sprayer - Scottish Government
- Salary: £25367 - £28341
- Location: Edinburgh
The Scottish Government currently seeking applications for a Tractor/Sprayer Operator within the Directorate for Agriculture and Rural Economy based in Edinburgh.
The Tractor/Sprayer operator will be part of a team responsible for delivering farm services in support of the certification and scientific work at Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture and for operating a small commercial arable farming operation within the farm rotation, the farm extends to 135 Ha or thereby. The post holder will also work closely with colleagues in other areas including horticulture to help ensure that services are delivered across the section in the most efficient manner.
Closing date: 17 December 2019
Voluntary Sector vacancies - Goodmoves.org.uk
On the Goodmoves website you can find a range of voluntary sector posts based in rural Scotland or home-based. Current vacancies include:
- Senior Project Officer, Cycling UK - home-based
- Country Coordinator, Project Trust - Isle of Coll
- Programme Coordinator, The Iona Community - Iona
- Shop Manager, The Iona Community - Iona
- Support and Development Worker, Health in Mind - Galashiels
William Grant Stone Carving Fellow - Historic Environment Scotland
- Salary: £20,813 - £23,537
- Location: Stirling
This craft fellowship will provide you with an opportunity to develop stone carving skills on various live specialist stone carving projects. You will receive mentoring, training and support throughout the course of the fellowship.
Closing date: midday on 16 December 2019