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We have two vacancies for people to come and join our team. Both will be based in our Edinburgh office but will be subject to our Hybrid Working Policy meaning they will be able to work from home or another location.

Access Officer part-time (3 days a week).

This post plays a key role in our enquiry management process.  You will receive, record and answer enquiries from the public and solicitors about rights of way and public access issues across Scotland. You will have good communication skills, both verbal and written, and an eye for detail.  You will be computer literate with experience in data management.  Knowledge of customer relations, CRM systems and outdoor access in Scotland will be beneficial.

You can find out more by reading the Access Officer: job description and person specification.

 

Access Officer (Outreach) (full-time).

This post will suit a person skilled in volunteer management.  You will be responsible for the development and management of our volunteer network across Scotland.  You will have practical conservation/outdoor access skills that will enable you to monitor and maintain our signposts through our volunteer network.  A good understanding of PR, and social media, in particular, will enable you to promote the work of ScotWays and increase both our membership and volunteer network.  You will be computer literate and experience in data management and outdoor access in Scotland will be beneficial.

You can find out more by reading the Access Officer (Outreach): job description and person specification.

 

Interviews: By Zoom, currently planned for the week beginning 4 October 2021

 


How To Apply

Please send your CV, accompanied by a covering letter, setting out:

• How your skills and experience would enable you to meet the requirements of this post, as outlined in the person specification and job description, providing specific examples,

• Why you want this job (in no more than 100 words),

• Details of two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer - please state whether we may contact them prior to the interview,

• Whether you are currently eligible for employment in the UK - please state what documentation you can provide to demonstrate this, e.g. British passport, European Economic Area identity card, full birth certificate/passport or travel document showing an authorisation to reside and work in the UK.

Please submit your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 17:00 on the closing date of Monday 27 September 2021.

Applications received afterwards may not be considered.

If a job offer is made, the candidate will be required to fill in forms covering any relevant health issues and criminal convictions. Referees are not normally contacted prior to a job offer. Thus, any job offer will be subject to satisfactory references and no issues under health and criminal convictions.

Thank you for your interest in this post. If you do not hear from us within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application is unlikely to have been successful on this occasion.