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Our vacancies

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

The Green Action Trust is one of Scotland’s leading environmental charities. We have been regenerating Central Scotland by creating and improving greenspaces, planting and managing woodlands, creating and maintaining paths and enhancing habitats for over 40 years. We are passionate about the positive environmental and social change we can deliver across Scotland and are seeking candidates who have a similar passion to help us create this change.

All positions advertised are offered on a permanent, fulltime basis (although part-time and flexible working arrangements will be considered).

Our office is in Shotts, North Lanarkshire but we also support a hybrid approach of office and home working. Travel within Scotland will be required. As such a clean driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential.

Project Officer
Based in Central Scotland
£25,000 to £35,000 per annum (Commensurate with qualifications and experience)

The Project Officer role involves managing and delivering a wide range of greenspace and habitat improvement projects. Applications are sought from individuals with:

  • A track record of effectively managing the delivery of a wide range of blue/green infrastructure projects.
  • Relevant academic qualifications (or experience in lieu of qualifications)
  • Excellent communication and computer literacy skills
  • A positive, solution orientated and flexible attitude to their work
  • Professional membership (including working towards) of the Landscape Institute, Institute of Chartered Forester, Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management or another relevant professional body is desirable.

This is a great opportunity for a highly driven and competent individual to put their own mark on shaping our future. Your commitment will be key in enabling us to reach exemplar status within regeneration projects. 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.

How to apply

For further information on the role and to apply visit:
Apply for the Project Officer role.

Closing Date

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

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

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.

How to apply

For further information on the role and to apply visit:
Apply for the Forester role

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.

How to apply

For further information on the role and to apply visit:
Apply for the Landscape Architect role

Closing Date

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