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Vacancy – Seasonal Water Bailiff


Post has now been filled

Seasonal Water Bailiff (6 Months commencing Monday 2nd June 2014)

A vacancy for the above post exists with Nith District Salmon Fishery Board (NDSFB), the statutory body responsible for the management of migratory salmonid species of fish in the River Nith catchment.

The role requires the individual to work alone and as part of the existing team.  Duties include all aspects of modern fisheries management including:

Enforcement of Fisheries Legislation

Scientific monitoring

Collection of samples and data

Liaison with angling and other river user groups

Attending and participating in public events to promote the aims of NDSFB

Maintenance of the Board’s hatchery operations

The successful applicant must have good communication skills, hold a full driving licence with category B&E car and trailer, Scottish (IFM) legal qualification, possess knowledge of fishing and enjoy working in an outdoor environment.  The post is based at Auldgirth.  The hours are based on 40 hours per week and will involve night shift and weekend work.

In return NDSFB offer the successful applicant a competitive salary, a clothing and telephone allowance and suitable training.

To apply for this opportunity to work in fisheries management please send your CV and a covering letter to or:

Mr J Henderson
Fishery Director
Nith District Salmon Fishery Board
37 George Street

 Closing date: Friday 23rd May 2014

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