Latest Vacancies: January 2017

Job Vacancy – Deputy General Manager

Mull and Iona Community Trust, now in its 20th year, is strengthening its management team by creating a new post of Deputy General Manager. Mull and Iona Community Trust was established in 1997 and is considered one of the more successful development trusts in Scotland.

The applicant should have excellent communication and team-working skills be self-motivated and used to working to demanding targets!

The position will be part-time initially with the hope that funding can be generated to make this a full time position. The position will be based at our purpose built offices at An Roth in Craignure. Some travel around the islands will be expected.

The contract will run for 12 months subject to funding with possible extension thereafter. The ability to work on your own initiative is essential.

Please contact Moray Finch, General Manager of the Community Trust (  for a job description and application pack.

Closing date for applications: 28th February 2017 .

Job Vacancy – 2 x Seasonal Countryside Rangers

 37.5 hrs per week from April -September 2017

The Mull and Iona Community Trust and RSPB Scotland are looking for 2 seasonal rangers with the support of Forestry Commission Scotland, Scottish Natural Heritage, and Police Scotland in partnership with North West Mull Community Woodlands Ltd and South West Mull and Iona Development.

The Seasonal Rangers will spend the majority of time helping run the award winning Mull Eagle Watch Hides (April to September) managed by this partnership.
They will also spend time assisting in the running of an events programme and helping in general ranger duties.

Good communication skills and an open, approachable style are essential. Previous experience is desirable, and a broad base of relevant knowledge will be beneficial. This includes an interest in the natural environment, and a good knowledge of Mull & Iona.

For the MICT post please download the application form & equal opportunities form below and send the completed documents to Jan Dunlop – 

To express an initial interest in the RSPB post please email:

As both posts are similar it’s possible they will be interviewed together.
Applications must be received by 4pm Monday 20th February 2017,
with interviews planned for the week of 6th March 2017
and a start date of 3rd April 2017.

RANGER – 2017 Job Desc

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Form

Volunteer Vacancy – Volunteer Assistant Ranger

We are looking for a volunteer assistant ranger for 3 months full time beginning late May/early June. This is a great opportunity to develop skills and experience in nature conservation and rangering. The role involves assisting with varied tasks over a number of island sites, including wildlife survey work, delivery of education projects and public events programme, providing information to visitors, practical maintenance tasks. Accommodation and some travel costs will be covered.

You must show enthusiasm for wildlife and the great outdoors. Some knowledge/experience in the relevant field would be useful but more important is flexibility, good communication skills, an ability to work under your own initiative, and a desire to learn. You will need to be willing and able to work inside or outside in all weathers, including some lone working in rugged coastal terrain. Some weekend/evening hours will be required.

Please contact Emily Wilkins for more information and an application form (no CVs please).   01681 700659   07717581405

Closing date: 9am on Monday 13th March

Interview date: week of 27th March