Access and Infrastructure GIS Data Intern - May 2024

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2024 May - Access and Infrastructure GIS Data Intern
Grantown on Spey
Corporate Services
Full Time
Fixed Term Contract
35 hours

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Salary: £22,837 - £27,246 (Band A)

Location: Grantown on Spey

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract (4 months)

Hours: Full time; 35 hrs

Closing Date: 23:59pm, Tuesday 4 June 2024

Interview Date: Wednesday 26 June 2024 (held virtually)


CNPA is an inclusive organisation and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, relationship status, disability, age and social class. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities, disabled and LGBTQ+ communities, and those aged 35 or under, as they are under-represented in the environment sector.

We are Disability Confident committed employer, if you are an applicant with disabilities who meets the essential requirements of the post, we will interview you. In all circumstances CNPA appoints on merit-based evidence the applicant supplies in meeting the essential criteria for the post.

About Us:

The Cairngorms National Park (CNP) is the largest national park in the UK, covering 4500km2. It is also a place of sheer abundance, having more high mountain ground than anywhere else in the UK, the largest Caledonian forest, some of Scotland’s purest rivers and finest livestock rearing farmland. It is home to 25 percent of the UK’s rare and endangered species. It is a truly unique place to work, with our dedicated and passionate Corporate Services team who are committed to providing the highest quality people experience, every day. Furthermore, there is access to some of the most beautiful countryside straight from our Headquarters office door.

The Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA) was recognised as one of Scotland's top 10 flexible employers and listed in the UK’s Top 100 best not for profit companies to work for; we’re dedicated to both this fantastic landscape and our employees.

The Role:

The Cairngorms National Park Authority has recently commenced a project to create and populate a GIS based database of outdoor access, recreation and active travel related infrastructure in the National Park. As well as creating a definitive record of what exists, these records will subsequently be used to assist in the ongoing management and maintenance of infrastructure for which the National Park Authority is responsible.

We are seeking a paid Intern to support this by working with the GIS Officer and Visitor Services Team to gather, record and analyse a variety of data that supports the development and delivery of infrastructure and visitor management within the Cairngorms National Park.
For more information regarding the responsibilities and specific tasks, please see the job description.

So, if you are keen to be our Access and Infrastructure Data Intern and you can display the skills and experience listed here, this is the role you’ve been waiting for.

CNPA Benefits:
• Civil service pension scheme
• 25 days annual leave, increasing to 30 days with service, plus Public Holidays
• Professional development
• Flexible working
• Cycle to work scheme
• Use of pool cars

About You:
To be considered as our Access and Infrastructure Data Intern, you’ll need:

• Computer and IT literate
• A knowledge of information and data management and GIS systems - ideally with some knowledge of ArcMap
• Well organised with good planning skills
• Able to work unsupervised and to own initiative
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Pursuing a further or higher education course/qualification in a related subject
• Permission to work in the UK

How to apply:

To apply, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button

Please note, we do not accept Curriculum Vitae (CV).

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: [email protected]

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