Landscape Adviser

Grantown on Spey
£30,522- £36,742
16 May 2019
06 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Level

Are you looking for a unique challenge to work in one of the most amazing places in the world?

The Cairngorms National Park is one of the country’s most spectacular landscapes. Famous for being one of the wildest places of the UK with its mountains, pine forests and extensive moorlands it is equally a rich and diverse cultural landscape.

We are looking for a new person for our team to help us to conserve and enhance this special landscape. The role involves a good balance of planning and project based work. We want to ask our communities about their relationship to and values of their landscapes. So need someone who is creative, an effective collaborator and communicator as well as a good landscape practitioner. 


Job Title: Landscape Adviser

Salary: £30,522 - £36,742 (Band D) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Permanent

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey


As Landscape Adviser you will provide advice to board members, colleagues and outside organisations on all landscape matters. This can include infrastructure, energy, housing and tourist developments but equally woodland creation, riparian restoration, SUDs, Landscape Special Qualities and LVIAs and the protection of habitats. We work in an integrated way, in a creative environment where landscape, nature conservation, land management and planning overlap. Projects may include community landscape values assessment, landscape restoration and enhancement, historic environment, landscape change monitoring and working on public events.

The Cairngorms National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work, the Park Authority is one of the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for. Our Grantown on Spey headquarters is within easy reach of Aviemore and Inverness.  We also offer many benefits such as; a great place to work, cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers, generous annual leave allowance, flexitime and a very competitive pension scheme.

To find out more information about the role and responsibilities, you can contact Matthew Hawkins (CMLI), the Conservation Manager, on 01479 870571

The National Park Authority is committed to equality of opportunity and we welcome applicants from all sectors of society.  If you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you.

If you would like the opportunity to work for an organisation that is focused on protecting and enhancing this National Park then please download the job description and application pack, also available on our website (  If you require more information, or if you require any adjustments to be made to the application process due to disability please contact us on 01479 873535 or email:

Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV). Applications can be emailed to or posted to CNPA, 14 The Square, Grantown-on-Spey, PH26 3HG

The closing date for applications is 12pm (noon) on Thursday 6th June 2019, late applications will not be accepted.

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