Rural Jobs Round Up: September 2019

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Norette Ferns

Find out about some current rural development jobs and vacancies in rural areas.

Various vacancies - Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Highlands and Islands Enterprise are currently recruiting for the following posts:

  • ​Development Manager - Lochaber, Skye & Wester Ross (can be based in Auchtertyre, Portree, Inverness or Fort William)
  • Account Manager - Inner Moray Firth
  • Development Manager - Inner Moray Firth
  • Executive Support Administrator 

Visit the HIE website for full details on these posts.

Various vacancies - Forestry and Land Scotland

Forestry and Land Scotland are currently recruiting for a number of posts including:

  • Forest Planner - Golspie, Inverness, Huntly, West Calder, Aberfoyle, Newton Stewart, Ae
  • Forest Management and Stewardship Forester - Castle Douglas
  • Visitor Services Assistant - Peebles

Go to the Civil Service Jobs website to find out more.

Conservation Engineering Fellowship - Historic Environment Scotland

  • Salary: £17,500 - £18,451
  • Location: Maid of the Loch, Balloch

This post will be part of a wider cohort of trainees and craft fellows across Historic Environment Scotland's Conservation Directorate and based with partners throughout Scotland. Trainees and fellows have the opportunity to gain experience in their chosen field or craft, increase knowledge of the wider conservation sector, expand their professional network and have access to the Engine Shed learning resources.

You will work with the engineers of the Loch Lomond Steamship Company, gaining experience that will introduce you to traditional engineering skills. There will also be opportunities to visit other industrial museums and learn about wider industrial heritage conservation skills.

Visit the Civil Service Jobs website for more information.

Voluntary sector jobs on

There are lots of great jobs in rural areas on the website at the moment including:

  • ​Co-Manager - Moray Carshare - Findhorn
  • Support Worker (2) - Scottish Association for Mental Health - Moray
  • Operations Manager - Isle of Luing Community Trust - Isle of Luing
  • Programme Manager - Scottish Environment LINK - Edinburgh
  • Development Manager - Scottish Environment LINK - Edinburgh
  • Development Officer (Health and Wellbeing) - YouthBorders - Galashiels
  • Bike Big Revival - Cycling Development Officer - home based in Argyll and Bute
  • Bike Bike Revival - Cycling Development Officer - home based covering West Lothian, East Lothian, Midlothian, Falkirk, Scottish Borders

Visit the Goodmoves website to get information on these posts and more