Current - INFORMATION ASSISTANT

FIFE COAST AND COUNTRYSIDE TRUST

Information Assistant: 36 HRS/WEEK
Salary £18,959 to £21,062 (Initially fixed term until March 2018.)


Fife Coast and Countryside Trust is a leading environmental charity which delivers a range of Countryside services on behalf of Fife Council.

We are looking for a skilled Information Assistant to provide a wide ranging Outdoor Access information service. They will be the first point of contact for the public and other services providing information, advice and assistance regarding the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003, public rights of way, the Scottish Outdoor Access Code and the Scottish Executive Guidance path management. Responding to enquiries and complaints relating to access to the outdoors etc will be a primary function of this role.
You will be contributing to the design and delivery of information systems, managing access databases and GIS based recording and analysis, supporting core path network administration and delivery.
The maintenance and management of records and databases on customer interaction will be within the remit of this role as will liaison with the Scottish Executive and Scottish Natural Heritage to forward on regular information.

Qualifications and Background

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate previous success in the provision of GIS Mapping services with a preference of experience of ArcGIS. They will work closely with the Outdoor Access Team on a daily basis and be responsible for development, delivery and maintenance of a wide ranging information service (including web and GIS mapping).
They should be qualified to HNC level in an IT subject or equivalent (can be satisfied with extra experience) and have 2 years’ experience of an information delivery environment. Being proficient in the production and use of databases, experienced in using GIS systems, including production of maps and diagrams and able to keep good record systems they will also have the skill and proven track record in customer care and dealing with public enquiries.

It would be helpful if they were able to demonstrate a level of practical outdoor recreation and countryside experience, including knowledge of Scottish outdoor access code and relevant access legislation.

There is a requirement that the individual will conduct site visits and therefore there is a physical requirement to be able, upon occasions, to walk rough terrain.

To apply please send a copy of your CV or the application form to Catherine McManus, FCCT, The Harbourmaster’s House, Hot Pot Wynd, Dysart, KY1 2TQ or e-mail catherine.mcmanus@fifecountryside.co.uk

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Closing date is Friday 7th July 2017.
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