Development Officer - Lothians & Fife Green Network Partnership

Salary; £24,815 per annum + 8% pension contribution + car allowance.

Fixed term to 31st March 2018. Full time. Possibility of extension subject to funding availability.

Post based at Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust Offices, Swanston Steading, Edinburgh.

Closing date: 12pm Monday 27th February 2017

The Lothians & Fife Green Network Partnership (LFGNP) is a regional initiative driven by Forestry Commission Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, the four Lothian Local Authorities, Fife Council, Fife Coast & Countryside Trust, Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and Central Scotland Green Network Trust.  See more at

The LFGNP is committed to promoting the economic, social and ecological benefits of green networks across east central Scotland. As part of the wider Central Scotland Green Network, our aim of creating a quality environment will be achieved through coordinated action by communities, agencies and businesses working together.

We now wish to appoint a Development Officer to promote and facilitate implementation of the Lothians & Fife Green Network by providing support for the development of strategic green network projects and programmes.

We are looking for a suitably qualified and enthusiastic self-starter, with a proven record of project development, implementation and promotion activities and the ability to operate with a wide range of partners in a similar working environment. You will develop and plan projects relating to woodland management/creation, habitat improvement, access and greenspace based projects as identified in the LFGNP work programme.

To apply for the post, please download an application pack at the links below and return your completed application form by 12pm on Monday 27th February 2017 to Jenni Green (by email to or by post to the address on the application form). 

Interviews will be held on Friday 10th March 2017.

LFGNP Development Officer Job Description and Person Specification

LFGNP Development Officer Application Form




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