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  • Year established:
    2002
  • Website:
    http://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org
  • Contact
    • Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park Authority, 20 Carrochan Road, Balloch, Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, United Kingdom, G83 8EG
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About Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

Scotland-based Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park covers over 720 square miles of countryside, and welcomes over 4 million visitors each year.

From the stunning sea lochs and rugged coastline through to the majestic glens and breath-taking Loch & Ben Lomond, Scotland's first National Park truly is a magical place to work.

They have a team of around 140 people (rising to around 180 during the summer) with an array of different skills, strengths, talents and experience. Together they work hard to ensure that the
Park Authority is an effective organisation of passionate people who inspire communities, visitors and partners to protect this very special place.

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park is more than just an idyllic place to work. Their Balloch headquarters are within easy reach of both Glasgow and Stirling, with a train station nearby, a cycle to work scheme, car-sharing opportunities with other staff members and ample car parking onsite.

The authority ensure employees have monthly one to one sessions with their managers. This time is used as a chance for employees to talk to their manager and to plan and make sure workload is manageable.


What is it like to work for Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park

My Manager
My Manager
Their E-learning system has a manager only section which provides practical advice on dealing with a variety of situations. 
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The authority has introduced environmental practices such as a cycle to work scheme, rain water harvesting, encouraging use of public transport and the use of electric/ hybrid cars.  
My Company
My Company
The authority have introduced an E-Learning system and continue to develop this to allow individuals to undertake additional training at a time that suits them, these include personal development courses.

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Benefits:

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 40% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays
    Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 28 days annual leave to all employees after one year

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary scheme to all employees, or one in which the employer's contribution is at least 5%

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    40% of employees have more than 5 years' service

  • Maternity
    Maternity

    At least 10 weeks’ full pay or generous alternative

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff:

    185

  • Earning £35,000+:

    23%

  • Average Age:

    45

  • Male : Female:

    46% / 54%

  • Staff Turnover:

    5%

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