Research Worker

Posted 13 days ago by Pertemps
Location Roslin Job Type Temporary
Salary £12.31 per hour Sector Government & Public Sector

Pertemps Scotland Ltd are working with our client in Roslin to recruit for a F/T Assignment Research Worker on a temporary basis.

Purpose of the role:

Assist with the setup, maintenance and assessment of experimental work in the nursery facilities - this will include pesticide applications

Assist with plant propagation, care and maintenance work within nursery facilities at NRS.

Maintenance of current stock including watering and weeding in nursery facilities

Manage allocated resources attached to work programmes, this could include IT equipment, hand and power tools and other machinery.

Other ad-hoc duties, such as sample collections as required for completion of TSU work programmes and potentially assisting with laboratory based work.

Adhere to and update Standard Operating Procedures under the Forest Research system of Quality Assurance


Demonstrable experience of working in Forest and Woodland Management, independently to achieve a busy and varied programme of work, communicating with colleagues, internal and external customers and stakeholders at all levels to facilitate this.

Technical skill - Competent IT skills using Microsoft Office suite of applications.

Demonstrate essential civil service behaviours below:

1 Changing and Improving
2 Communicating and Influencing
3 Working Together
4 Managing a quality service
5 Delivering at pace

If you are interested in the role please apply online or send your CV to or apply online.