Outdoor Access Officer

Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 12 October 2016

Salary: £14,627 - £15,515
Location: Banff

Closing date: 26 October 2016
Job ref. no.: ABS07321

Job Description

Before applying for this job, it is important that you read the Applicant Guidance by clicking on the attachments below. These explain the job role and the type of person we are looking for.

You will be trained to HND or Degree level in an appropriate discipline or have considerable work experience in a similar position.

Working within the Environment team you will be responsible for a range of access related work, assisting with delivering the Council's Access responsibilities.

This position is based in the north of Aberdeenshire. The post location is negotiable and will be discussed with the candidate at interview stage. This position is advertised as a 'flexible' post as detailed on the Worksmart website - http://worksmart.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/

Informal Enquiries Contacts:

Debbie Burroughs - 01261 813298

Irina Birnie - 01467 628466


To assist in the delivery of the Council's access duties and responsibilities in the context of the Aberdeenshire Countryside Access Strategy.


• To deliver the Council's access duties and responsibilities (currently under the Local Reform (Scotland) Act 2003) including the development of the Core Paths Plan for Aberdeenshire and participation in the Aberdeenshire Local Access Forum and its supporting groups
• To review and further develop the Aberdeenshire Countryside Access Strategy with other Services and agencies
• To assist in the development of local routes in and around the settlements of Aberdeenshire
• To coordinate, maintain and provide information on access related issues
• Provide advice and consultation responses in relation to the Access function of the Planning Policy and Environment Service
• Contribute to the continuous improvement and development of the team
• Present papers to Council Committees
• Carry out any other duties normally carried out within the Planning Policy & Environment Service which are appropriate to the post and are within the scope of the Single Status job descriptor relevant to the post (see Appendix 1)

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