Marine Scotland

Vacancy: Administrative Officer, closing date 15 October 2019

October 3, 2019 by No Comments | Category Marine Scotland general, Marine Scotland Science, Vacancies

We are currently seeking applications for an Administrative Officer within Marine Scotland based in Pitlochry. This is a permanent and pensionable appointment and new entrants will normally start on the minimum of the pay range. Candidates with a disability who meet the essential criteria below will be invited to the assessments.

This post operates as part of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries Science Support and Operations Team delivering high quality, professional support to colleagues at all grades (Bands A3 – C2) within Marine Scotland Science (MSS) Freshwater Fisheries Programme based at Pitlochry.

Qualifications Required:

For jobs in Band A, you must hold a minimum of 5 Standard Grades (grades 1 – 3) or Ordinary Grades (A-C) including English and a numerical subject.

Other qualifications equivalent to these may also be acceptable, if you are in any doubt please contact to discuss.

Please note: If you fail to demonstrate how you meet the minimum qualifications as stated above, your application will be automatically sifted out.

Essential Criteria:

  1. Strong communications skills and confidence in dealing with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
  2. Ability to prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines and work closely and flexibly within the team.
  3. Ability to work either as part of a team or independently using own initiative whilst realising when it is appropriate to seek support and advice from colleagues at the appropriate time.
  4. Ability to operate under pressure and without supervision.

Further Information:

For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Applicants” which you will find below. To apply, you must fully complete and submit an online application via this website before the closing date. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact by email Linda Johnstone or 0131 244 0141.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0131 244 9252.

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