Woodland & Greenspace Officer - Tenders Global

Woodland & Greenspace Officer

Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust

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The Opportunity

Due to the increased awareness of the benefits of greenspace ELGT is seeking to appoint a
dynamic and enthusiastic additional Woodland & Greenspace Officer to develop and deliver
environmental projects as part of the ELGT programme of activities.

The Woodland & Greenspace Officer will further develop and deliver a programme of woodland
and conservation activities, develop new programmes of activity, particularly with young people
and associated organisations focussed on the area in and around Craigmillar Castle Park,
Edinburgh. ELGT was the winning recipient of the Scotland’s Finest Woods Award for the Large
Community woodland Group in 2021.

We are looking for a suitably experienced and enthusiastic self-starter, with an excellent
track record of delivering similar woodland and conservation activities using a community-based
approach appropriate for the activities undertaken. Experience in the delivery of upskilling
programmes of work, focused on environmental activity, with young adults will be advantageous.

To apply

For a job pack and further information about ELGT, please visit our website at Vacancies – Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust or contact the Trust at: Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust,
109/11 Swanston Road, Edinburgh EH10 7DS or email [email protected]

Please complete and return the completed application form by 5pm on
Monday 24 October 2022 to [email protected]  CVs will not be accepted.

About Us:

The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust is a successful, award winning
and widely respected independent charity that undertakes community-based environmental
projects, working with partners to improve the quality and accessibility of greenspaces in and
around Scotland’s capital city. We believe that quality local greenspaces can have a positive
impact on the health and well-being of individuals, particularly those living in disadvantaged
areas.

ELGT generates over £1.5M annually to fund and manage projects that include the creation and
improvement of parks and gardens, woodlands, vacant and derelict land, and cycleways, in
addition to delivering programmes of community activities to support healthy living and active
travel.

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