Organisation: The National Trust for Scotland

Salary: £25,603 - £27,318 pro-rata, per annum

Location: Mingulay

The post of Ranger for Mingulay, Pabbay & Berneray is key to delivering our conservation, access and engagement goals for the property. The job is to ensure the safe running of the property on a day-to-day basis and contribute to the property’s overall conservation and development and its enjoyment by visitors and supporters.

• Collect, manage and collate biological information in a consistent manner compatible with Trust and national datasets, and to enable effective reporting to NatureScot
• Undertake and oversee basic maintenance to buildings
• Maintain the solar panel system, internet system, water and sewage provision
• Contribute to and deliver a robust biosecurity policy to ensure no invasive non-native species are introduced.
• Engage with the public and communities to promote responsible access and the work of the Trust.
• Engage with local communities and communities of interest to build interest in and support for the islands.
• Undertake monitoring of built structures, including ruinous buildings.
• Arrange regular servicing of equipment and machinery to ensure all are maintained to the highest possible standards and meet all compliance requirements.
• Contribute to a positive Health and Safety culture at the properties to ensure best practices are maintained in line with the National Trust for Scotland’s Health and Safety policy.
• Undertake pest control.
• Support the delivery of research and conservation projects.
• Work with colleagues to deliver education, interpretation and archaeological programmes.

Application Deadline: Sunday 11/02/2024