Ayrshire Rivers Trust

Requires a

Carrick Invasives Project Officer


Ayrshire Rivers Trust is an independent charity, working throughout Ayrshire to improve the sustainable management and conservation of freshwater fisheries through research, education and habitat management.


The trust currently requires a Carrick Invasives Project Officer, to promote the sustainable control of invasive non-native species within the Carrick area. Included within the project area will be both Girvan and Stinchar catchments and coastal burns surrounding the area. Key roles include engaging and managing volunteers within the communities, awareness raising and control of the invasive non-native species.


The ideal candidate will hold a good degree in an environment or science discipline, with additional relevant work experience. They will be physically fit, as they will be lifting heavy equipment. Good written and oral skills are essential, and experience managing volunteers would be an advantage. This position is for a 2 year full-time contract, beginning in April with a starting salary of £19,000.00 with a 6% pension contribution.


The application form is available for download here

The job description is availablt to download here

The job specification is available to download here

 Anyone having difficulty completing the forms electronically should post hard copies to the the Trust.

Closing date Monday 5th March

Applicants should be available for Interview on Fri 9th March