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Our vacancies

The Green Action Trust (GATrust) is the trusted delivery partner focussed on environmental and regeneration outcomes for Scotland.

Forester
£25,000 to £35,000 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience)

The Green Action Trust is one of Scotland’s leading environmental charities and has been planting and managing woodlands in Central Scotland for over 30 years. We are passionate about delivering positive environmental and social change in Scotland and are seeking candidates who have a similar passion to help us expand and grow our activities. The Forester role involves woodland design, woodland management planning, cost estimating, management and delivery of work programmes (including management of contracts and contractors) and securing forestry grants.

Applications are sought from individuals with:

  •  A track record of managing and overseeing woodland creation, woodland management and/or environmental projects.
  • Relevant academic qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills, computer literacy and confident in using GIS.
  • A positive, solution orientated and flexible attitude to their work
  • Good knowledge of the Forestry Grant Scheme in Scotland.
  • Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body is desirable.

At the Green Action Trust we do things differently: we want our staff to enjoy their work, we believe balancing life and work; we work flexibly; we invest in our people by offering training and support and, above all, we value our staff.

This is a permanent, fulltime, position based from our office in Shotts , North Lanarkshire (with optional home working). Travel within Scotland will be required; a clean driving licence and access to a car are essential.

How to apply

Please download the Candidate Information Pack here
Please download the Application Form here
Please download the Criminal Record Declaration form here

To submit your application please email your completed documents to recruitment@greenactiontrust.org

Closing Date

Although the official closing date has passed applications are still welcomed.

Landscape Architect
£25,000 to £35,000 per annum (commensurate with skills and experience)

As a dynamic, progressive and successful charity, we are now moving into our next phase of development and as such have an opportunity for an additional Landscape Architect position within our Delivery Team. As the role involves the design and delivery of a broad range of sustainable placemaking projects, applications are sought from individuals with:

  • A track record of designing and effectively managing a wide range of project types and all work stages
  • Relevant academic qualifications
  • Excellent communication skills, computer literacy and confident in using AutoCad
  • A positive, solution-orientated and flexible attitude to their work
  • Professional membership of (including working towards) the Landscape Institute or another relevant professional body is desirable

This is a great opportunity for a highly driven, competent, and innovative individual to put their own mark on shaping our future. Key will be your commitment to enable us to reach exemplar status. In return, we offer a very flexible and supportive working environment which will help your own personal development, through training and support, so that you have all the tools necessary to succeed.

All positions advertised are offered on a permanent, full-time basis (although part-time and flexible working arrangements will be considered) and will involve hybrid working, based from our office in Shotts, North Lanarkshire. Travel within Scotland will be required; a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential.

How to apply

Please download the Candidate Information Pack here
Please download the Application Form here
Please download the Criminal Record Declaration form here

To submit your completed documents please click the link below. Please ensure you have all documents noted above completed and ready to submit at the time of registering on the portal as this cannot be saved and re-accessed.

https://hr.breathehr.com/v/landscape-architect-24666

Closing Date

A closing date of 9:00am Monday 29 August 2022 has been set. However, applications are welcomed before this date. Interviews will be held on an ongoing basis and the post may be filled before the closing date.