Things you need to know
The above link will redirect you to our recruitment page. To view all our current vacancies, please select "view all jobs" when prompted.
To support you in your application process please read through our Online Job Application Guide.
You need to complete the following templates as part of your application process:
- Online Job Application Guide
- Supporting Statement Template – this form must be attached to your application, further guidance to completing the supporting statement is in the online job application guide above.
An initial sift of your CV and supporting statement will be conducted against the specific role requirements required for the advertised vacancy.
Candidates that are successful at the initial sift will be invited to interview.
You may also be asked to undertake other selection methods such as Psychometric test depending on the role, a presentation or topic discussion or a desk based exercise. Details of any additional task for interview will be shared with candidates prior to their interview date.
In certain circumstances, interviews may be conducted by Video Conference.
All successful candidates are required have a basic disclosure as a minimum as part of our baseline security standards. For more information regarding the disclosure process please visit Disclosure Scotland.
All successful candidates are required to undertake a health questionnaire which is then reviewed by our occupational health provider.
Our vacancies are open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. If you are a non EEA national you will be responsible for obtaining a valid work permit, NatureScot will not sponsor a work permit application.
As part of any recruitment process, NatureScot collects and processes personal data relating to job candidates. NatureScot is committed to being transparent about how we collect and use that data and to meeting our data protection obligations.
Information will be retained for the duration of the application/recruitment process and will then be deleted from our systems if you are not successful. If candidates have requested that their details are retained for future job opportunities, then the system will store your application information for a year from the date of first submission.
For further information about how we manage your personal data please read Recruitment Privacy Notice.