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A rolling list of countryside, conservation and ecology vacancies including wildlife work and environmental education, updated every weekday.  Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.   

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        Estate Maintenance Worker / Ghillie at Reay Forest Estate

 

Delete Date: 31/5/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 3/5/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 3/5/16

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

Volunteer Assistant Ranger Internship x 4, Scottish Wildlife Trust (27/5)

Reserve Management Support, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (8/5)

Volunteer Corn Bunting Radio Tracking & Surveying / Sampling Intern x 2, RSPB (20/5)

Garden Engagement Full Time Volunteer, The National Trust (16/5)

Volunteer Project Assistant – Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Long Term Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (6/6)

Community Wildlife Trainee, Berkshire, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (16/5)

Planning Volunteer – Staffordshire, CPRE

Information Assistant, RSPB

Schools Outreach Administrator, Leeds & Newcastle, RSPB

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Logo: Devon Wildlfie TrustWorking Wetlands Advisory Officer (Tamar)

Working Wetlands represents one of the largest examples of over 100 Living Landscape projects that are currently being delivered by individual county Wildlife Trusts. Working Wetlands aims to deliver landscape scale improvements to the quality and extent of semi-natural habitats and the associated ecosystem services (such as water and soils) across 6 Devon river catchments. Farm Advisory Officer required, working with farmers in the Tamar river catchment, providing specialist advice and other support to improve the environmental quality of the farmed environment.

Closing Date: 25/5/16

Sector: Advisory / Countryside / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 3/5/16


The most recent edition of CJS Weekly published on Friday 29 April includes 44 adverts for vacancies across the sector.

Adverts are included for one week only, there are more adverts in previous editions.


ADAS UK Ltd urgently require Freelance Ecology Consultants

Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries.  Due to our success, we are looking to expand our network of professional and experienced freelance consultants.  We urgently require ecology consultants who hold current GCN licences and are available to work in the Midlands/Staffordshire/Cheshire/Lancashire area. 

Delete Date: 17/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands / North West

Posted: 3/5/16


logo: CIEEMWelsh Section Support Officer

Part Time: 15 hrs per week         Salary: £9,500 per annum

Location:  Dependent on location of postholder 

CIEEM is the leading professional membership body for ecologists and environmental managers in the UK and Ireland. This post will support CIEEM’s members in Wales by working with the volunteer Welsh Section committee, helping to organise events and conferences, supporting engagement with stakeholders and partners, and assisting with policy consultation responses.

Closing Date: 25/5/16

Sector: Admin / Ecology / Volunteer management

Region: Wales

Posted: 29/4/16


Ecologist / Senior Ecologist wanted for permanent position to be based at our Reading office or working from home in the South East Salary: £18,000 -£30,000 depending on experience.  Total Ecology Ltd is looking for an enthusiastic person to work either full time or part time. 

Total Ecology Ltd is a small but growing ecological consultancy working all over the UK with our head office in Northumberland.  The applicant would be expected to carry out a wide range of tasks including protected species and habitat surveys, data mapping and writing reports.

Closing Date: 13/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 29/4/16


Assistant RangerLogo: National Trust

Salary: £7.73 per hour
Contract: Fixed term, part time (28 hours per week to 25/09/16)

Location: Suffolk.

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone. So whether you’re maintaining our green spaces to assisting with guided visitor walks, through to delivering a wide range of engaging visitor experiences, no two days will be the same. You’ll also share and promote the work that we do here, ensuring special places like these are here to be both protected and enjoyed by everyone for ever.

Closing Date: 20/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: East Anglia

Posted: 29/4/16


Community Wildlife Officer (Youth)logo: Tees Valley Wildlife trust

 £20,000pa,

Fixed Term for Five years 

The Trust is looking for a committed and enthusiastic member of staff to lead volunteering and training opportunities for young people which will deliver practical improvements on nature reserves and greenspaces across Middlesbrough.  These will bring community and environmental benefits to the area while broadening participants’ skills, experiences and life chances.

Closing Date: 12/5/16

Sector: Community

Region: North East

Posted: 29/4/16


First for Wellbeing 

Ranger  

Salary: Grade E £16,007 to £16,640

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to assist the Senior Ranger with the day to day management of Barnwell Country Park near Oundle in Northamptonshire.   An important part of this particular ranger role will entail developing and running a varied and exciting year round programme of public activities and small events at the park. 

Closing Date: 23/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted: 29/4/16


logo: pennine prospectsWoodland Heritage Officer

Employed by Pennine Prospects in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire.

37 hours per week

£26,400 to £ 28,800 depending upon experience.

The post of Woodland Heritage Officer will co-ordinate fieldwork by volunteers and oversee a landscape-scale analysis across the South Pennines working with the University of Bradford. The Officer will work with woodland owners, in particular, Yorkshire Water, who are partly funding this post. This project champion will ensure that delivery is of the quality and scope required to assist conservation as well as acting as a ‘broker’ between professionals, enthusiasts and the public.

Closing Date: 6/6/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: North East

Posted: 29/4/16


Logo: Wildfowl and Wetlands TrustWorking Wetlands Development Officer

HQ, Slimbridge Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week

£23,950 - £25,210 per annum

WWT is seeking two Development Officers to join the expanding Working Wetlands Team. One role will be responsible for auditing and then with partners delivering opportunities to enhance the UK’s Working Wetlands. The other will focus on developing WWT’s role within the UK’s rural river catchments and with partners seek opportunities for the delivery of multifunctional wetlands particularly constructed treatment wetlands.

Closing Date: 12/5/16

Sector: Admin

Region: South

Posted: 28/4/16


Field Studies Council

Title – Tutor 2 x positions available

Salary – £18,397 - £20,994 per annum

Contract Term – Permanent position

Location –Flatford Mill Field Centre, Suffolk

In the important and challenging role of a Field Tutor you will develop, plan and deliver GCSE and A-level courses, along with environmental courses for younger students.

Closing Date: 16/5/16

Sector: Education

Region: Anglia

Posted: 28/4/16

   


Logo: East Devon Distrct CouncilCountryside Team Leader (Place)

£27,123 - £29,558 per annum

Knowle, Sidmouth

Full time

East Devon District Council’s Countryside Team is responsible for managing a variety of sites including Seaton Wetlands, Cranbrook Country Park and a suite of Local and Community Nature Reserves. The team also provides an environmental education service, supports an ever growing volunteer workforce and coordinates a thriving public events programme.

We need someone who will be at the heart of our sites-based work, overseeing site management to ensure that all of our sites remain outstanding places for wildlife to thrive and for people to enjoy.

Closing Date: 31/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 28/4/16


Job of the Day: Tuesday 26 April

Environmental Career Development Programme with Operation New World

Logo: Operation New World


Logo: Sussex Wildlife Trust2 x Land Management Trainees

1 x Education & Engagement Trainee 

Contract – 18 months Fixed Term

Hours – 21.00 per week

Salary - £5,915 per annum

The Sussex Wildlife Trust is the leading organisation covering all aspects of nature conservation in Sussex.  Our work includes environmental education, working with landowners, businesses and local communities, and the care of downland, woodland, wetland and heath.  We are supported by over 30,000 members which is almost 2% of the population of Sussex. We are pleased to announce the introduction of The Vera Dalley Lederman Scholarship and Environmental Training Programme. The Trust is working in partnership with the Leysdown Conservation Trust to provide an opportunity for 3 individuals to gain a vast array of valuable experience and skills in the conservation/environmental field.

Closing Date: 18/5/16

Sector: Countryside / Education / Engagement

Region: South

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 26/4/16


Logo: Kent County CouncilBiodiversity Officer

Starting salary: £27,770 pro rata

Permanent Part Time

22.2 hours per week

Location: Maidstone

 Kent has a rich and diverse biodiversity and the wide range of species, and the habitats they rely on, contributes considerably to the county's economy and the quality of life of those living, working and visiting Kent. Our Biodiversity Officers help the County Council, and a number of Kent’s districts planning authorities, address these challenges by providing specialist ecological advice across a range of functions, particularly development management and forward planning. 

Closing Date: 19/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 26/4/16


Logo: Kent County CouncilBiodiversity Officer

Starting salary: £27,770 per annum

Temporary Full Time for up to 13 months

37 hours per week

Location: Maidstone

Kent has a rich and diverse biodiversity and the wide range of species, and the habitats they rely on, contributes considerably to the county's economy and the quality of life of those living, working and visiting Kent. Our Biodiversity Officers help the County Council, and a number of Kent’s districts planning authorities, address these challenges by providing specialist ecological advice across a range of functions, particularly development management and forward planning. 

Closing Date: 19/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 26/4/16


Logo: Oxfordshire County CouncilAssistant Countryside Tasks
Work location - Signal Court, Eynsham
£17,714 - £19,742 per annum

37 hours per week, Permanent

Oxfordshire County Council's Countryside Access Team [CAT] is based in Eynsham to the west of Oxford City. The CAT are responsible for carrying out the day to day management of the public rights of way network across the County. In your role you will assist in small scale practical maintenance and improvement projects, on the public rights of way network. You will be required to work extensively outdoors throughout the year, sometimes in remote locations, using your proven practical countryside skills.

Closing Date: 22/5/16

Sector: Countryside / Rights of Way

Region: South

Posted: 26/4/16


Lochranza Centre CIC, Isle of Arran, Scotland.

Field Studies Instructors wanted for a residential outdoor education centre in a fantastic location. 

We require University Honours Graduates with a degree in Geology & experience of Geography. We will train you to teach our courses both outdoors & in the classroom.  As we also offer a range of activities including abseiling, canoeing, mountain biking & gorge walking you need to be willing able to develop these skills through in house & external training.

£7.20 per hour for a 42 hour week. 

Delete Date: 23/5/16

Sector: Education

Region: Scotland

Posted: 25/4/16


logo: London Wildlife TrustRanger - Woodberry Wetlands x 2

Salary: £19,945 - £20,918 per annum pro rata

Based at: Woodberry Wetlands Nature Reserve

Fixed Term Contract (6 months) 2 days per week

An exciting opportunity as a Ranger has arisen at the London Wildlife Trust at the soon-to-be opened nature reserve Woodberry Wetlands, located in Hackney, London. The purpose of the role is to conserve and enhance the reserve as a valuable and popular community asset for the residents and workers of Woodberry Down, as well as being a regular staff presence for the site.

Closing Date: 8/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 25/4/16


ADAS UK

Senior/Principal Ecology Consultant

Location: Oxford

Salary: Competitive salary depending on experience  

Contract: Permanent
The Environmental Consultancy business of ADAS UK is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic Principal Ecologist to manage and develop our ecology business in the South East of England.

Closing Date: 13/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 25/4/16


logo: Blackdown EnvironmentalLand-Based Operative

Blackdown Environmental are a family feel multi-discipline environmental company which is undergoing steady growth.

We have a requirement for new staff to join this dynamic company, in a hands-on practical role undertaking commercial tree and vegetation management, ecological mitigation, wildlife fencing and riparian based works using a range of modern machinery.

Delete Date: 23/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 25/4/16


logo:powysEcology Technician

Location: Llandrindod Wells

Grade 7 Point 24 to Point 26, £21,530 to £22,937 per annum,£11.1596 to £11.8889 per hour

37 hour, permanent

To support the delivery and management of ecological assessment and mitigation works in relation to Powys County Council Service Areas. 

Closing Date: 8/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Wales

Posted: 25/4/16


 logo: Herefordshire CouncilBiological Records Centre Data Officer

Salary: £17,372 - £19,742 pro rata

Fixed Term Contract: 12 months Maternity cover

Hours: 20 per week

Location: Herefordshire Archive and Records Centre (HARC), Hereford

Herefordshire Biological Records Centre (HBRC) collects, manages and disseminates reliable biodiversity information.  Hosted by Herefordshire Council, it is a ‘not for profit’ operation run in partnership for the public benefit. You will manage data and provide technical support to volunteers, biodiversity experts, data providers and users. 

Closing Date: 8/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 25/4/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 25/4/16

Seasonal Apprentice Grower / Long Term Wwoofer, Bosavern Community Farm

Volunteer Countryside Ranger, National Trust (6/5)

Conservation Trainee – Oxfordshire , Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (12/5)

Marketing & Communications Intern, National Trust (31/5)

Welcome Team – Visitor Services, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Grounds Gardener, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

Grounds / Gardening Volunteer, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Centre

Ha-Ha Restoration Volunteer, National Trust (31/5)

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All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

8/5/16 Conservation Work Day in Haytor organised by Dartmoor National Park Authority

26/5/16 Muck In Day with Eastern Moors Partnership, meeting at Curbar Gap car park

Ffarm Moelyci is running Work-Blitz days on one Saturday every month to July at Ffarm Moelyci, Tregarth, Bangor

Every Friday a Working Group runs at Ffarm Moelyci, Tregarth, Bangor

On various days through to December Friends of Nevis are running Footpath Work Parties on Ben Nevis

24/9/16 Curling Ponds Clean-Up in Glen Nevis with Friends of Nevis   

11/6/16 John Muir Trust is running a Summit Clean-up! On ben Nevis, repeated on 20/8 & 17/9/16

Inland Waterways Association has released their May work party dates in the North West, Midlands and Anglia. Work involves clearing  

rubbish & vegetation from along the canal network  


logo: Ribble Rivers TrustEducation & Engagement Officer

Salary: £17,000 - £21,000 (pro rata)

Position: 12 month fixed-term contract (possibility of extension)

Based: Clitheroe, Lancashire

Ribble Rivers Trust is the lead partner in the Ribble Life Together project, which is delivering a range of activities at a catchment scale to improve the condition, management and awareness of the Ribble Catchment.  The project brings together over 20 stakeholder and interest groups to develop and deliver a catchment action plan that will bring immediate and lasting benefits for people and the environment.

Closing Date: 19/5/16

Sector: Education / Engagement

Region: North West

Posted: 22/4/16


Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Administration Assistant

£19,329 (SCP 18) plus 7% pension

Start date immediate. Permanent. Full time

We work with volunteers to manage a network of more than 40 nature reserves, covering nearly 2,000 acres. We are looking for an Administration Assistant to provide support to the Office Manager as required. From ensuring the office is safe, clean and tidy, operating the Reception, purchasing office supplies, negotiating service contracts, maintaining accurate records and databases, organising events and assisting with health and safety across the Trust. 

Closing Date: 19/5/16

Sector: Admin

Region: South

Posted: 22/4/16


Naturally Wild ConsultantsLogo: Naturally Wild

Ecologist

Contract: Full-time

Based: Middlesbrough, Cleveland 

Naturally Wild Consultants are urgently seeking an ecologist to be based in Middlesbrough, with one year's surveying and/or ecological consultancy experience for an immediate start. You must be willing to work antisocial hours (evenings and occasional weekends) as required by the nature of ecological surveys. Candidates with at least one class licence (e.g. great crested newts, bats) and membership of CIEEM will have an advantage. Continual training will be provided to the successful candidate, including any certifications required. 

Delete Date: 20/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: North East

Posted: 22/4/16


logo: Braintree District CouncilEcologist and Natural Environment Officer

Salary   £27,396pa  - £29,856pa

An opportunity has arisen to join our Landscape Services Team as an Ecologist and Natural Environment Officer on a permanent contract.

We have a small friendly team delivering the Council’s responsibilities for biodiversity, landscape and arboriculture across an attractive part of rural Essex. You will contribute to planning processes and provide ecological advice to other departments and partner organizations as required.

Closing Date: 8/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 22/4/16


Logo: Derbyshire Wildlfie TrustDerwentWISE

Community Engagement Officer – Cultural Heritage   

Salary £24,671 pro rata + 9.5% pension (part-time post) and other benefits

Fixed term contract to 31st December 2018

The DerwentWISE Partnership was awarded £1.7 million by the Heritage Lottery Fund to deliver a £2.5 million landscape partnership project in the Lower Derwent Valley, stretching from Matlock Bath to Derby, the setting for the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site.

We are seeking a part time (3 days a week) Community Engagement Officer to co-ordinate the work of partner organisations within a large scale, multi-faceted partnership programme.

Closing Date: 13/5/16

Sector: Community Engagament / Project

Region: Midlands

Posted: 21/4/16


logo: Dalkeith Country ParkCountryside Ranger

Dalkeith Country Park

£17,000 - £22,000

Buccleuch has made a substantial investment in the development of the stable-yard at Dalkeith Country Park.  A magical adventure playground, Fort Douglas, aimed at children up to the age of 11 has just been completed and the stable-yard area is being transformed to create a brand-new retail, catering and leisure facility.

You will develop and deliver this programme and work closely with visiting families. In addition, you will help enhance visitor enjoyment, assist in providing and maintaining visitor facilities, provide visitor information and help conserve our beautiful natural heritage. 

Closing Date: 6/5/16

Sector: Countryside / Visitors

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/4/16


Job of the Day: Wednesday 20 April

Sustainable Land Management Trainee at the Resilience Centre

logo: The Resilience Centre

logo: Baildon Town Council

 

Bracken Hall Countryside Centre Manager

Salary £19,742 full time, pro rata for 60 hours per month.

Baildon Town Council seeks someone who has managerial experience, knowledge of environmental issues, excellence in service delivery and is comfortable with managing a small project.
The post is flexible working 60 hours per month and will involve regular week-end working.

Closing Date: 27/5/16

Sector: Countryside / Management

Region: North East

Posted: 20/4/16


logo: Woodland TrustSite Manager

Position: Full-time

Contract: Permanent

Based: Home-based

Our vision is a UK rich in native woods and trees, enjoyed and valued by everyone. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on others’ land.

As Site Manager for Hampshire and West Sussex, you will represent the Woodland Trust locally, managing a diverse portfolio of woodlands to deliver the maximum benefit for our core aims.

Closing Date: 15/5/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countrysde / Management

Region: South

Posted: 20/4/16


logo: Woodland TrustAssistant Site Manager

Position: Full-time

Contract: 2 years

Based: Home-based

Our vision is a UK rich in native woods and trees, enjoyed and valued by everyone. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on others’ land.

As Assistant Site Manager you’ll join the Estate team to support the management of our sites in the South East, with a specific focus on assisting the delivery of the First World War Centenary Wood Project at Langley Vale in Surrey.  

Closing Date: 15/5/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countrysde

Region: South

Posted: 20/4/16


logo: North York Moors National ParkNorth York Moors National Park Authority

Conservation Apprentices

This is a great opportunity for people leaving school/college who:

Enjoy working as part of a team.

Want to do a Level 2 qualification in Environmental Conservation.

Enjoy working outside and want to learn practical skills.

Are interested in countryside issues and want to help with the work of the National Park.

Delete Date: 18/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: North East

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 20/4/16


Midland Ecology
Casual Bat Surveyor

Midland Ecology is looking to expand its team of casual bat surveyors to assist on dusk emergence, dawn re-entry and activity (transect) surveys between April and October.

We're an ecological consultancy based in Sutton Coldfield. Most work is fairly local, generally less than 90 minutes from our base. You will ideally be located in the West Midlands, the closer to Sutton Coldfield the better.

Delete Date: 17/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 19/4/16


Logo: Isle of Wight Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyAONB Lead Officer

Isle Of Wight Area Of Outstanding Natural Beauty Unit

Newport, Isle of Wight

Salary: £29,599.46 to £31,294.05 per annum.

Fixed term contract for 12 months, 30 hours per week,     

The Isle of Wight AONB Partnership is seeking a dynamic individual to take on the role of Lead Officer. With soaring chalk downs, heathland, ancient woodland, soft, slumping cliffs, rivers, wetlands, wide sandy beaches and magnificent seascapes the quality and variety of the Island's landscapes have wooed royalty and inspired poets and artists through the ages. Now is your opportunity to make a difference within this unique and treasured landscape.

Closing Date: 16/5/16

Sector: Project Management / Engagement

Region: South

Posted: 19/4/16


Fence Erector

Immediate start available to the right applicant, Earnings negotiable dependent on experience/skills and certifications held. This is a self employed position.

Broadacre Fencing is a fencing business based in Nottinghamshire. We work nationwide installing security, agricultural, equine and ecological fencing and site clearance work. We are looking for an experienced and competent fence installer to work various projects across the country.

Delete Date: 17/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Countrywide

Posted: 19/4/16


GreenAcres Group

Gravedigger / Woodland Warden

Based in GreenAcres Chiltern Woodland Burials, Potkiln Lane, Jordans, HP9 2XB

Working as part of the woodland team to provide a safe and appealing woodland environment for a meaningful and enhanced funeral experience. The key responsibility in this role is grave digging. Other key duties will be maintaining all tools, machinery, paths and car parking areas, providing assistance to vistors, showing them around site when required and installing wooden memorials as well asadditional duties such as tree work, hanitat management and horticulture.

Closing Date: 4/5/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 19/4/16


logo: Groundwork EastJoin a team which is changing places and changing lives

Project Officer, Luton & Bedfordshire  

Salary:  £21,764 - £24,130 plus attractive benefits

Based at Luton, Bedfordshire

Part time (22.5 hrs) - 1 year fixed term contract with potential for extension

As a Project Officer you will deliver a wide range of community-focused projects that include providing gardening support to vulnerable and disabled residents, running grant schemes, providing practical advice on energy saving, growing projects, green space improvements, public consultation and leading a range of outdoor volunteer activities.

Closing Date: 6/5/16

Sector: Project Management / Community

Region: South

Posted: 18/4/16


logo: Greenfields CountrysideSite Operative

You will be involved in all aspects of Forestry/Landscaping Maintenance including grass seeding/cutting, weeding, pruning, turfing, planting, felling, spraying, fencing and all other general forestry maintenance operations.

You will be expected to carry out practical skilled maintenance and new work operations to set standards and schedules.

Delete Date: 16/5/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Horticulture

Region: Midlands

Posted: 18/4/16


logo: Conservators of Ashdown Forest

 

Grazing Assistant

Hours: 18.5 hours per week

Salary: £16,363 - £17,858 (pro rata)

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person interested in conservation grazing and heathland management. You will have livestock experience, be physically fit and happy to work outside in all weathers, sometimes ‘out of hours’.

Duties will include general animal husbandry, fencing, and vehicle and equipment maintenance.

Closing Date: 13/5/16

Sector: Countryside / Animal Management

Region: South

Posted: 18/4/16


logo: Conservators of Ashdown Forest

 

Grazing Officer

Hours: 30 hours per week

Salary: £17,858 - £22,393 (pro rata)

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated person with a real understanding of the requirements of livestock as well as the ecological requirements of managing heathlands to achieve favourable condition.

As a member of the Grazing Team you will be assisting with the implementation of our exciting new Countryside Stewardship programme.

Closing Date: 13/5/16

Sector: Countryside / Animal Management

Region: South

Posted: 18/4/16


logo: City of LondonSupport Services Officer

Department: Open Spaces

Salary: £24,440 to £27,830 per annum inclusive of Outer London Inner Weighting (depending on experience and performance)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the City of London Open Spaces Department and support the work of the team responsible for our open spaces in Kent, Surrey and Berkshire.

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Support Services Officer to provide administrative support to our team to help ensure high standards of management of our open spaces. Reporting to ‘The Commons’ Business Manager, the successful candidate will need a minimum of two years experience of working in an administrative role, ideally providing support to a small team and an interest in and a passion for the environment.

Delete Date: 16/5/16

Sector: Admin

Region: South

Posted: 18/4/16


logo: Ecology SolutionsSeasonal Field Surveyors

Based in the Cotswolds, Ecology Solutions is a leading consultancy with an extensive range of expertise, specialising in ecology planning solutions for numerous, diverse high profile clients within both the public and private sectors.

We have vacancies for seasonal field surveyors to be involved in protected species survey and translocation work in various locations across the UK. Basic knowledge of these fauna is advantageous, although full training will be provided. Use of own car is essential, as is a willingness to travel long distances, work evenings and stay away from home overnight for the majority of the week.

Delete Date: 16/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 18/4/16


Logo: RSPBProject Officer – Water and Wetlands Policy and Advice

Based at RSPB Wales Headquarters, Cardiff

Contract: Fixed term  18 Months Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £20,500 - £23,000 per annum

Are you passionate about saving nature and looking for an opportunity to make a positive difference for wildlife in Wales? We are looking for an enthusiastic team member to help deliver our water and wetlands conservation work programme in South Wales.

Closing Date: 18/5/16

Sector: Project Management

Region: Wales

Posted: 18/4/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 18/4/16

Apprentice, Bartlett Tree Experts

Farm & Grazing Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (9/5)

Learning & Community Assistant, National Trust (20/5)

Access Conservation Programme, Cheshire Wildlife Trust (20/5)

Biodiversity Intern – Research Assistant (Volunteer), Bat Conservation Trust (11/5)

Birdfair Volunteer, Birdfair (31/5)

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

 Every Monday & Thursday Keats Community Organics runs Volunteer Days in London

Thursday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday Garden Volunteers get together in London organised by Brockwell Park Community Greenhouses

Most Tuesdays through to the end of June the Lower Mole Partnership runs Work parties over 3 days on Epsom Common, Surrey

28/8/16 Reserve Work Party at The Avenue Washlands, near Chesterfield with Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

 


logo: City of LondonOpen Spaces Department

Information Ranger

Annual Salary is £23,970 to £27,290 (including Outer London Weighting, Unsocial Hours Payment of 6% and Contractual Hours Payment of 5.7%) depending on experience/performance, with an expectation the post holder will start on the lower band

Your enthusiasm for working with local communities will help you protect and conserve the Open Spaces of the “Commons” division, comprising important habitats and historic landscapes that straddle the North Downs. This is an exciting opportunity to share information with local people about veteran trees, wood pasture, chalk down, woods and wetland features, as well as our conservation management and grazing. 

Closing Date: 6/5/16

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Management

Region: South

Posted: 15/4/16


logo: AMEC Foster Wheeler

Associate Ecology Surveyors

Location: Northern England (incl. Cumbria, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Durham, Northumberland)

Amec Foster Wheeler Environment & Infrastructure UK Ltd are seeking freelance ecologists to undertake surveys at proposed development sites across the northern counties of England.

Delete Date: 13/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: North West / North East

Posted: 15/4/16


Logo: Wildfowl & Wetlands TrustSeasonal Horticulture Warden

Slimbridge Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week

£14,796 - £15,575 (pro rata) (from age 18)

This is fixed term contract for 16 weeks (June to September)

Wetlands are essential for life.  The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) creates and protects wetland habitats to provide water, food and shelter for people and wildlife.  We save species around the world from extinction; our nine UK Wetland Centres inspire thousands of visitors to enjoy being close to nature.

Closing Date: 6/5/16

Sector: Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 15/4/16


logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustReserves Officer (Solent)

Within salary band C £20000 - £29,000 pa, depending on qualifications and experience; full-time 35 hours per week; permanent contract; based near Botley, Hampshire

The Reserves Officer will lead on the practical delivery of the Trust’s Living Landscapes work in and around Langstone & Portsmouth Harbours, which are internationally recognised sites for coastal birds and other wildlife in particular one of Hampshire’s premier reserves at Farlington Marshes. The Officer’s responsibilities also cover the Forest of Bere Living Landscapes area, in which the Trust’s educational reserve at Swanwick Lakes sits.

Closing Date: 9/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 15/4/16


logo: Worcestershire County CouncilAssistant Countryside Access Officer

Scale 4 £16,755- £18,674           35 hours per week

2 posts available

The Countryside Access Team is seeking 2 enthusiastic professionals to contribute to the maintenance of the Public Rights of Way network in Worcestershire and to the delivery of the Council's "Open for Business" and "The Environment" strategic priorities. Working in the Countryside Access Team, this is a challenging but exciting post in which you will be responsible for helping to ensure the public rights of way network and other identified access routes are properly maintained.

Closing Date: 4/5/16

Sector: Rights of Way

Region: Midlands

Posted: 15/4/16


logo: The Resilience CentreSustainable Land Management Trainee at The Resilience Centre

Salary £14,850 per annum pro rata if applicable

We are looking for an enthusiastic outdoors person keen to learn more about sustainable land & woodland management. The person will join a small team managing the land & coppice woodlands here at The Resilience Centre in Woolaston. The position will entail physical outdoor work helping clear land, fencing, hedging, food growing, constructing footpaths, steps, boardwalks etc., as well as learning skills in hand felling, coppice work, coppice crafts, arranging & helping to deliver courses.

Delete Date: 9/5/16

Sector: Land Management / Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 11/4/16


Staffordshire County Council

Project Co-ordinator (The Chase through time)

£24,472 - £28,746 pro rata per annum

Fixed term contract to March 2018

Hours: 15 hours per week, 2 days per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic project coordinator for an exciting new initiative - the Chase through Time. Supported by Heritage Lottery Fund, the project will explore how Cannock Chase has developed over time and the crucial role it played as a training area in the Great War.

Delete Date: 9/5/16

Sector: Project Management

Region: Midlands

Posted: 11/4/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 11/4/16

Trainee Countryside Rangers, Bournemouth Borough Council (31/5)

Walk Leader Opportunities, HF Holidays

Volunteer Communications Assistant, Inner Forth Landscape Initiative

Levant Mine & Beam Engine - Tour Guides, National Trust

Education Lead, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Family Activities, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Membership Recruitment Volunteer, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Education Assistant, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Visitor Services, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Learning Support Volunteer, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Family Activities Assistant – Arts & Crafts, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Family Activities – Events Support Volunteer, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Gardening Volunteer, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Visitor Engagement Volunteer, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Practical Conservation Volunteers, RSPB

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Logo: National TrustAssistant Beach Ranger (x 2)

Salary: £7.73 per hour
Contract: Fixed Term, part time (until 02/09/16)
Location: Woolacombe, Devon

The golden beach of Woolacombe is a great surfing spot featuring huge sand dunes, perfect coves for rock pooling and numerous headland walks with views of Lundy. If you love the outdoors and want to spend your summer on the beach, come and join the friendly team at Woolacombe.

Closing Date: 6/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 8/4/16


Logo: National TrustAssistant Beach Ranger

Salary: £8.10 per hour
Contract: Fixed Term, full time (37.5 hours per week to 02/09/16)
Location: Woolacombe, Devon

You will be working as part of a team to maintain and enhance the natural landscape of Woolacombe sand dunes and beach. You will carry out practical habitat management work and keep our footpaths and beach access in tip top condition. You will run regular rockpool rambles and drop in beach game sessions for kids and adults of all ages.

Closing Date: 6/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 8/4/16


logo: RFS teaching treesRoyal Forestry Society

Teaching Trees Education Officer (self-employed), 2 posts.

Location: 1 post in Cumbria, 1 post in Northumberland

Pay: £17.50 per hour, self employed

Hours:  1-2 days per week initially, school term time

Teaching Trees is an exciting woodland learning project which delivers hands-on, curriculum linked activities to primary school groups.  Linking schools with well managed local woodlands and forests, our sessions demonstrate the importance of trees for wildlife, for timber, for the environment and for fun!

Closing Date: 4/5/16

Sector: Education

Region: North East / North West

Posted: 8/4/16


Logo: RSPBVisitor Operations Manager

Based at South Stack Reserve

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £21,500 to £24,500 per annum 

South Stack nature reserve and visitor centre is a major tourist destination on the Island of Anglesey. It is an iconic and popular coastal site with a wealth of wildlife and a lighthouse adjacent to the RSPB reserve which is currently operated in partnership between RSPB and the local authority. With large numbers of visitors to South Stack using our visitor centre, it is one of the RSPB's flagship sites in Wales and the UK and we have ambitious plans to make it even more successful in the future.

Closing Date: 6/5/16

Sector: Visitor Management

Region: Wales

Posted: 7/4/16


Logo: CKD GalbraithStalker

Letterewe Estate, Ross-shire, Scotland

An experienced and self-motivated stalker is required for a remote and rugged 17,500 hectare estate to start in time for the 2016 sporting season.

The successful candidate will be expected to deliver cull programmes in line with sporting and habitat management plans.

The post would suit a couple as there is the opportunity for housekeeping work in the sporting lodge.

Delete Date: 5/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 7/4/16


Logo: Pensthorpe Natural ParkSeasonal Warden

Salary: £7.20 p.h. (min subject to experience)

Contract: Fixed Term Contract until end of September

Hours: Average of 40 hours per week, including weekends & bank holidays

Location: Pensthorpe Natural Park, Norfolk NR21 0LN

Voted Norfolk Best Large Visitor Attraction for the past two years, we take huge pride in our work and are looking for a Seasonal Warden to join our dedicated team.The purpose of this role is to assist in the day to day running of the Park and providing information to visitors. 

Delete Date: 4/5/16

Sector: Vistor Services

Region: Anglia

Posted: 6/4/16


Logo: Wildwood Ecology LtdGraduate Ecologist

Location: Cirencester or Stroud

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Negotiable, dependent on experience

Wildwood Ecology have an exciting new opportunity for a graduate ecologist to join us at our Cirencester or Stroud office, assisting the team in all areas of ecology and consultancy work.

Closing Date: 5/5/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 6/4/16


logo: Operation New WorldEnvironmental Career Development Programme on the Mediterranean island of Corsica
Struggling to make your first steps into a career as an environmental professional? Unsure why you are not getting those interviews? Can't get the necessary skills and experience to meet the job criteria?
Operation New World, a registered charity, has been providing free career development solutions for young (under 25 and not in full-time employment ), aspiring, environmental professionals since 1992. Developed and run by a team of highly experienced environmental professionals the course involves an introductory day training in London followed by an intensive 8 day programme overseas.

Delete Date: 13/5/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: International

Role type: Volunteer

Posted: 1/4/16


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