Job Vacancy – River Watcher

Due to family commitments we have an opening for a River Watcher at the Borve Lodge Estate. This is a full time SEASONAL position from May until November each year. A competitive salary and single person accommodation are available to the right candidate. Ideally you should be familiar with all aspects of fisheries monitoring and enforcement work although a formal bailiff qualification is not required, be able to work in remote and at times harsh conditions, lone working for the majority of the time, be smart and presentable and a self starter with excellent communication skills. You must hold a full clean driving license and be able to maintain accurate records of patrol and related activities. The post holder is also responsible for the early presentation of the estates fisheries so that they are in a pristine condition for the Estate’s guests. The position is available for immediate start and the contract ends on 31st October 2015 with guaranteed return employment for the right person. The role involves night time patrols of the Borve Lodge Estate by vehicle and foot and the use of observation posts to ensure the safe passage and spawning of migratory fish. Interested applicants should apply in writing and include a CV to:

The Estate Manager
Borve Lodge Estate
Isle of Harris
Western Isles

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