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Fishery Assistant

Job summary

£19314 - £21482
Around 37.00 per week
Closing Date
11 February 2020 at midnight
Employment Type
Permanent Employee

We are currently seeking applications for a Fishery Assistant within the Marine Scotland based in Fraserburgh. 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 vacancy offers an exciting opportunity to join a small team and provide admin support to the fishery officers.

The Fishery Assistant is the first point of contact for the public and other government departments, stakeholders. As such, they must have knowledge of Marine Scotland’s Aims and Objectives and have the knowledge and ability to be able to put the caller in touch with the correct person.

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. Excellent communication skills and confidence in dealing with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.
2. The ability to handle and analyse information to assist decision-making of senior officers.
3. Be able to work as part of a small team and also have the ability to work on own initiative, seeking support and guidance from line management as required.

Further Information
For further information on this vacancy please download and review the “Person Specification and Further Information for Job 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 Stuart McCubbin who can be reached at stuart.mccubbin@scotland.gsi.gov.uk or 0300 244 9187.

If you experience any difficulties accessing our website or completing the online application form, please contact the Resourcing Team via recruitment@gov.scot.

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