The Galloway Glens Scheme

East Dumfriesshire Community Officer – Job Opportunity

Updated 27th September 2021*

Closing date EXTENDED to 18TH OCTOBER 2021.

Interview date changed to Late October 2021.


Dumfriesshire East Community Benefit Group (DECBG) is seeking an experienced Community Officer to work collaboratively with the smaller communities of east Dumfriesshire.

You will be interested in the idea of developing a more sustainable future for the communities, have a degree (or relevant employment experience) and be interested in people, the environment and rural life of this area.

You will be a good communicator (both written and verbal) and have experience of putting together project proposals, completing grant applications and seeing projects through to successful completion.

A valid driving licence and access to a vehicle is required.

The postholder will be employed by Southern Uplands Partnership (SUP) on behalf of Dumfriesshire East Community Benefit Group (DECBG).

For more information about the role, including a Job Description, Person Specification and Application Form, please visit www.decbg.org.uk or or email decbgscio@gmail.com.

Applications should be submitted to Pip Tabor, SUP Partnership Manager, preferably by email to piptabor@sup.org.uk, by 9.00 am – extended to 18th October 2021*.

*Interviews will take place “Late” October 2021, either online, using the Zoom platform, or in person in Lockerbie, if Covid restrictions allow.

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