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Ullapool Community Trust - Lael Forest Community Hydro Project Officer 

Application Deadline: Sunday 02nd February 2014
Part-Time Position (14 hours a week)

Salary: £24 400 pro rata (18 Month contract)

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION – Midnight on Sunday the 2nd of February 2014

Ullapool Community Trust (UCT) is looking for an energetic and self-motivated Project Officer to join us to plan and progress the exciting Lael Forest Community Hydro initiative. UCT has secured funding from the Scottish Government’s Community and Renewable Energy Scheme (CARES) loan fund for the project near Ullapool. The loan will support a part-time project officer position and also finance pre-development costs for the project including detailed feasibility work.

Working with hydro consultants and volunteers and reporting to UCT Directors, the successful candidate will assist the completion of detailed feasibility studies, involve the community and stakeholders and secure a grid connection, consents, planning permission and finance for the scheme.

To download the job description/person specification and application form for this position please click on the link to their website below.

Please send completed application forms to Ewan Young by email to - For further information about the position please contact Ewan via the email address above or phone (07878 155 623). Further information about the Lael Forest Community Hydro project is available here.

This post will be funded by a CARES loan for 18 months with potential for continuation if further funding is secured.

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