Location: Stirling, with travel to Balloch and other areas of the National Park
£16,150 per annum
Full-time. 1 year fixed term. Mon-Fri (37 hrs per week)
About the organisations
Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is a real generator for growth in Scotland and a showcase for the very best of the scenery and natural heritage that Scotland is famous for. Almost 7 million visitor days are spent in the National Park’s 720 square miles each year. Loch Lomond is also a globally-renowned scenic place and an asset for Scotland, which attracts people from all round the world.
Please visit the Park Authority website for lots more information.
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) is Scotland’s environmental regulator. Their role is to make sure that the environment and human health are protected by regulating activities that can cause harmful pollution and encouraging good environmental practice. They also monitor and report on the state of the environment, as well as providing advice on environmental best practice and the sustainable use of natural resources and services. SEPA's website is here.
About the Role
Are you going into your final year of a Degree in Health & Safety or a recent Health & Safety graduate? Would you like to gain health and safety work experience across two organisations? If so, we have a unique and exciting Internship opportunity that might interest you.
Starting in April, the Health & Safety Intern will be employed by Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority (Park Authority) and will work with the SEPA Health & Safety team in supporting both organisations meet their statutory and legal requirements with regards to Health and Safety. As directed, this post will provide support and advice in the management and control of health and safety activities across all areas of both organisations.
The post is based in SEPA's offices in Stirling and will involve regular travel, to both the Park Authority's Headquarters in Balloch, and various sites throughout the area covered by the National Park.
The ideal candidate will be a final year student of a degree in Health & Safety or a recent Health & Safety graduate.
You will be a strong team player and possess the ability to work on your own, using your own initiative. You should have strong communication skills, both written and oral and be confident in talking to a wide range of stakeholders. You will be able to demonstrate strong attention to detail and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft office packages. You need to be willing to pitch in on a variety of tasks and in return you will gain invaluable experience in this busy and unique role.
Closing date for applications is 12 April 2016, 12 noon.
Please submit a CV and brief covering letter through the Adopt an Intern online application form on our website. All applications must be submitted by noon on the closing date. State a. your availability and b. relevant information on your skills/experience pertaining to the job spec. We do NOT accept e-mail applications unless otherwise stated.
Please confirm your eligibility to work in the UK, and state whether you hold a UK driving license.