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logo: Pembrokeshire Coast National ParkProject Co-ordinator (Invasive Non Native Species)

Temporary Part time

Salary £19,817 to £21,734 pro rata

The Stitch in Time Project will involve local people in recording and managing invasive non-native plants in the Gwaun Valley. It is part-funded by the Welsh Government’s Sustainable Development Fund.

Your role as Project Co-ordinator will be to deliver catchment-based, invasive species management which engages and enthuses local people and builds their capacity to continue the work beyond the project’s lifetime.

Closing Date: 4/12/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 21/11/14


Logo: Lothians & Fife Green Network PartnershipPartnership Manager

Fixed term to 31 March 2017; possibility of extension subject to funding availability. Full-time.

Post based at Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust Offices, Swanston Steading, Edinburgh.

The Lothians & Fife Green Network Partnership (LFGNP) is committed to promoting the economic, social and ecological benefits of green networks across east central Scotland. As part of the wider Central Scotland Green Network, our aim of creating a quality environment will be achieved through coordinated action by communities, agencies and businesses working together. We wish to appoint a Partnership Manager to continue the development of the LFGNP and be responsible for the management and development of the growing number of relationships with partners within the public, voluntary and private sector around green network initiatives in the Lothians and Fife.

Closing Date: 15/12/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/11/14


Logo: East Devon Habitat Regulation Delivery Officer

£30,311 per annum, Full time, fixed term contract for three years

Younghayes Centre, Cranbrook, Exeter

With a major focus for economic and housing development in the South West, East Devon, Exeter and Teignbridge Councils have formed a long term partnership for growth, which is expected to deliver 20,000 new homes and 25,000 jobs over the next 15-20 years. It is a strict legal requirement that the integrity of three designated wildlife sites of European importance – Exe Estuary, East Devon Pebblebed Heaths and Dawlish Warren – are maintained. As Habitat Regulation Delivery Officer, you will be responsible for ensuring they are. You will offset the recreational impacts from the new housing developments by devising and facilitating a series of mitigation measures and then ensuring they are practically implemented.

Closing Date: 10/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 21/11/14


logo: National Trust for Scotland - a place for everyoneSenior Ranger (Fixed term, 18 months)

Isle of Cana

Salary: £25, 920

Accommodation will be available at an affordable rent

40 Hours per week

John Lorne Campbell donated Canna to the National Trust for Scotland in 1981 having preserved significant collections of what was then a disappearing Gaelic language and tradition. Naturally, the island is a haven for seabirds, which enjoy the remoteness, while the land is fertile with contrasting geology in terms of the rugged basalt columns that dominate the landscape.

Closing Date: 8/12/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/11/14


Logo: Warwickshire Wildlife TrustTrainee opportunities across the Midlands

We are looking for ten trainees to make a Wilder Career Choice. The project will give you the skills required by today’s nature conservationists – practical habitat management, ecological surveying, environmental education and the ability to engage with volunteers and the public.

Each traineeship will last for one year and trainees will receive a bursary of £9000. Positions are available with Wildlife Trusts in Warwickshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, Birmingham and Leicestershire & Rutland and Wyre Community Land Trust.

Delete Date: 18/12/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 20/11/14


Noah's Ark Zoo Farm

Grounds Person / Park Ranger

£15,000 - £16,000 experience dependant 

An attractive position has opened within the successful, multi-award winning tourist attraction, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm. As a member of our Christian based organisation you will become a key player within a small team in the appearance of the 100 acre grounds.

Closing Date: 10/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 19/11/14


logo: RSPBLivestock Manager

Based at RSPB Ouse Washes Reserves, Cambridgeshire

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £24,000 to £28,000 per annum 

We are looking for an experienced livestock manager with the ability to manage up to 2,000 cattle on an extensive grassland site.  The Ouse Washes is a 1200 hectare nature reserve, important internationally for its wintering wildfowl and breeding waders.  Grazing is a vital management tool.  The Livestock Manager also supports grazing operations across the RSPB's developing Cambridgeshire & Fens estate.

Closing Date: 5/12/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 19/11/14


logo: RSPBEstate Worker – Ynys-Hir

3 month contract – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £14,000 to £15,500 per annum 

Ynys-hir in Ceredigion, West Wales is an exciting reserve of 800ha made up of woodland, reedbed, lowland wet grassland, raised bog, saltmarsh and upland heath. We have Wales largest breeding population of lapwings and England and Wales only regular wintering population of Greenland white-fronted geese. We are looking for a seasonal estate worker to help us undertake a variety of management tasks this winter. You be working in a small team of volunteers and staff members.

Closing Date: 8/12/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 19/11/14


Logo: Forestry CommssionWoodland Officer x 2

Hamilton or Perth £28,402- £32,217 plus benefits

The purpose of the job is to carry out Grants and Licences work, provide guidance to woodland owners and managers in the area and promote forestry to deliver the Scottish Forestry Strategy. As a key work area the successful candidate will act as a Case Officer under the Scottish Rural Development Plan processing applications for Rural Development Contracts.

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/11/14


Logo: Hampshire County CouncilHampshire County Council

Countryside Access Manager

£30,195 - £33,984 per annum
North Area Office, Basingstoke

The Countryside Access Team has a wide programme of work which includes the achievement of improvements to public access using statutory processes and other mechanisms, and the promotion to the public of countryside access opportunities. Take a leading role in the development of the Service’s approach to improving access to the countryside.

Closing Date: 14/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 18/11/14


logo: WWT - wetlands for lifeGrounds & Aviculture Warden

WWT London Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week

£16,048 - £16,892 per annum

The London Wetland Centre is looking for a full time Grounds & Aviculture Warden to assist with the maintenance of all aspects of the grounds and public areas, with particular responsibility for aviculture and some horticultural activities.

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: South

Posted: 17/11/14


logo: Kent Wildlife TrustAshford – Conningbrook Lakes Nature Conservation Community Warden

One-Year Fixed-Term Appointment (annually renewable for five years, subject to funding)

Part-time Four Days a week

Salary: from £14,400 - £19,200 pro rata (under review)

Based at: Conningbrook Lakes Country Park, Ashford

Conningbrook Lakes Country Park is a newly established Ashford Borough Council site, which will be formally opened in 2015.   You will be expected to work four days a week maintaining and developing the nature conservation interest of the Local Wildlife Site area of the Country Park.

Closing Date: 3/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 17/11/14


Wildwood Trust

Head of Marketing & Fundraising

Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + pension & other benefits

Wildwood Trust is a charity dedicated to the conservation of British Wildlife and running the unique Wildwood Discovery Park.  We are looking for someone to manage our marketing & fundraising systems and lead our marketing team.

Delete Date: 15/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 17/11/14


Cassiobury Park Education Officer

Band 5 - £22,540 - £25,698 p.a inclusive of £806 Fringe Weighting Allowance

Watford is an urban borough in South West Hertfordshire

To create and deliver a comprehensive educational service in partnership with Watford Museum for Cassiobury Park, encompassing initial enquires, delivery, outreach activities, site visits and support.  Working to outline programme, aims and targets set out in the Cassiobury Park HLF Activity Plan. Emphasis will be placed on developing relationships with schools (primary, secondary and special) and community groups.

logo: Watford Borough Council

Closing Date: 7/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 17/11/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 17/11/14          

Volunteer Field Assistant, Bardsey Bird Observatory

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (7/12)

Camley Street Natural Park Conservation Intern, London Wildlife Trust (28/11)

Flat Holm Island Trip Administrator, Flat Holm Society (30/11)

EcoSkills (Volunteer Training Programme), Natural England

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Work Days advertised in the last week      

6/12/14 Practical Work Group in Warton with Lancashire Wildlife Trust and again on 22/1/15 & 1 & 19/2/15

18/1/15 Middleton Nature Reserve - Practical Work Party in Lancashire with Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Brecknock Wildlife Trust are running Reserve Work parties including scrub clearance and habitat management through the winter on various dates until the end of March

Every Tuesday & first Sunday of the month The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park run Practical Nature 

Conservation Volunteer Days in London


Logo: Natural History MuseumNatural History Museum

Identification Trainers for the Future Traineeship

Bursary: £16,500 per annum (tax-exempt) plus benefits, Contract: 12-months full time

Funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Skills for the Future programme, the Natural History Museum, in partnership with the Field Studies Council and National Biodiversity Network Trust, is launching a new traineeship opportunity. This intensive work-based training programme will develop early career professionals into skilled trainers, equipped to address the decline in species identification skills in the UK biodiversity sector. Over the next three years we will be offering fifteen 12-month long traineeship posts based within the Angela Marmont Centre for UK Biodiversity. We are now looking to recruit the first five of these trainees, who will be starting with us in March 2015.

Closing Date: 12/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/11/14


Sussex Wildlife Trust

People & Wildlife Officer – Wild About Worthing

Actual Salary - £13,968 per annum

Contract – Fixed Term – 1 years

Hours – Part time (21.00 per week)

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 over 3,000 acres of downland, woodland, wetland and heath. We are supported by over 33,000 members, well over 2% of the population of Sussex. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to work with community groups in the Worthing area to generate a desire for wildlife by encouraging them to engage with their local natural environment.

Closing Date: 30/11/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/11/14


logo: Plymouth City CouncilMount Edgcumbe Manager

Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park

Permanent, 37 hours per week

Grade J (£40, 254 to £44,711) per annum

Reporting to Plymouth City Council’s Head of Arts & Heritage, you will be responsible for developing and driving forward Mount Edgcumbe’s vision and business plan that will maximise the full potential of its historic and natural assets. You will seek out and develop opportunities offered by its National Camellia Collections, 56 listed buildings and 10 miles of coastline, securing funding and investment that will enhance and grow Mount Edgcumbe into a thriving organisation.

Closing Date: 27/11/14

Region: South West

Posted: 14/11/14


Logo: Ceredigion County CouncilCeredigion County Council

Ecologist

Grade 9 SCP 30 - 32 (£25,472 - £27,052 (pro rata))

4 days a week   

The main responsibilities of the post are to: assess, in line with National and Local Policy, the ecological implications of planning applications at various stages of the process; and provide technical advice to applicants, Development Management officers, agents etc. with regards to further survey work, avoidance, mitigation etc.; to enable the Planning Division to fulfil its statutory wildlife and conservation duties and responsibilities.

Closing Date: 9/12/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 14/11/14


Logo: Warwickshire Wildlife TRustHedgehog Officer

Salary: £17,350 (Grade 2a) 1 year fixed term contract with the possibility of extension subject to additional funding being secured

We are looking for a dynamic individual to deliver the nation’s first dedicated hedgehog conservation area or Hedgehog Improvement Area (HIA) in Solihull during 2015. This innovative mixed-method approach to community-based conservation aims to bolster local hedgehog populations in Solihull through habitat improvements, ecological survey work and community engagement.

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 13/11/14


logo: RSPBConservation Co-ordinator - Perth

£15,000 - £17,000

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

We are looking for an experienced and highly organised individual to provide administrative support to Tayside and Fife team. This role will provide support to ensure the smooth running and successful operation of the Perth Office and team. You will provide direct support to Conservation projects.

Closing Date: 12/12/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 13/11/14


Natural Burial UK Ltd

Job Title:   Groundsman

Location:   Guildford, Surrey

Salary:      Competitive salary dependent on qualifications and experience

Award winning natural burial ground is seeking a full time groundsman to look after our 31 acre site comprising meadow, lake & wetland areas and newly planted woodland.

Closing Date: 24/11/14

Region: South

Posted: 13/11/14


Logo: the Box Moor TrustThe Box Moor Trust

Estate Manager

39 hours per week with flexibility to attend some evening meetings and be part of a regular rota for estate out of hours cover.

IRO £30,000 + accommodation

This is a unique opportunity to play a pivotal part in maintaining the Box Moor Trust’s diverse estate that attracts a broad range of visitors. You will be instrumental in overseeing the management of rare breed livestock, woodlands, species rich grasslands and water courses; and providing exceptional spaces for local people to enjoy the richness of their local countryside.

Closing Date: 12/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 13/11/14


Avon Wildlife Trust

Resident Couple                           

Chew Valley, nr Bristol

£25-28,000 (Depending on experience)

Folly Farm Centre

Join the team running our award-winning conference, education and wedding venue, in the heart of the stunning 250-acre Folly Farm nature reserve.

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 13/11/14


Logo: Cannock Chase CouncilCountryside Services Supervisor

Grade E, £19,317 - £21,734

37 Hours per Week

The Countryside Team manages over 250 hectares of land within the District of Cannock Chase for the purposes of wildlife conservation and informal public recreation including a Site of Special Scientific Interest, two Local Nature Reserves, Local Wildlife Sites, and an Ancient Monument. Habitats include woodland, heathland, wetland, and species rich grassland. The sites are grazed by our own herd of Dexter cattle.

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 13/11/14


logo: Scottish Natural HeritageReserve Manager 

Isle of May (Cupar November – March) 

£22,739-£26,726 

Here you’ll be responsible for the day to day management of the Isle of May NNR, the island’s residential buildings and related infrastructure, and delivery of the Reserve Plan. This involves people management – including the co-ordination of our volunteers as well as conservation management.

Closing Date: 26/11/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 12/11/14


Logo: Natural Resources WalesEvidence Officer (State of Natural Resources Reporting)

Location flexible, £24,578.00

We have a new statutory duty to produce a periodic State of Natural Resources Report (SoNaRR). This will track our progress against our aims and inform future policy. We’ll publish our first SoNaRR in September 2016. In advance of this, we’ll publish an interim report in November this year. As Evidence Officer (State of Natural Resources Reporting) at NRW, you’ll be part of our Monitoring and Surveillance Team, sourcing data and identifying evidence gaps. You’ll work with internal colleagues and external parties, building relationships that will enable you to make a full contribution to SoNARR. You’ll also contribute to the NRW – Welsh Government steering group that oversees the production of our reports.

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 11/11/14


Logo: Butterfly ConservationSouth East England Senior Regional Officer

Full time (37 hours per week) contract to September 2016

£27,168 - £31,540 pa (dependent on experience) plus 5% pension contribution

 The main focus of the post will be to develop and deliver landscape-scale conservation projects in several of our key landscape target areas and to build capacity among our volunteer Branches in the region. Duties include the development and co-ordination of targeted projects to conserve threatened species and habitats, providing management advice to landowners and site managers, organising surveys and monitoring, liaison with partner organisations and recruitment and training of volunteers.

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: South

Posted: 11/11/14


Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Green Transport Corridors Partnership Project Officer  

Salary: £23,263 pro-rata (14 hours per week until March 2017)

Cumbria Wildlife Trust in partnership with Natural England seeks to appoint a Green Transport Corridors Partnership project officer to work in the Morecambe Bay NIA. The project officer will lead an innovative project to coordinate, support and advise the trialling of new approaches to managing the Highways Agency and Network Rail soft estate on key transport routes in the area. The project will be designed to enhance ecological connectivity and ecosystem services, as well as the resilience and operational efficiency of the network. This is a pilot project (also being trialled in Humberhead Levels NIA) which, if successful, could be rolled out across a wider network.

Closing Date: 26/11/14

Region: North West

Posted: 11/11/14


logo: Natural EnglandYorkshire Wildlife Trust

Humberhead Levels Transport Corridors Project Officer

14 hours per week

£24000 p.a. pro rata plus up to 8% employer pension contribution 

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing environmental organisations and in partnership with Natural England seeks to appoint a part time Transport Corridors Project Officer on the Humberhead Levels.

The Project Officer will be part of an exciting and innovative project which will coordinate, support and advise on the trialling of new approaches to managing the transport soft estate designed to enhance ecological connectivity and ecosystem services, whilst also enhancing the resilience and operational efficiency of the transport network. This is a pilot project which, if successful, could then be rolled out across the wider transport network.

Closing Date: 26/11/14

Region: North East

Posted: 10/11/14


logo: The Wildlife Trusts - Essex Wildlife TrustEssex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity.  The Trust has over 32,000 members, 2,000 volunteers, 87 nature reserves, 2 Nature Parks, 8 Visitor Centres and around 100 staff.

Roding Valley Ranger (Full Time)

Salary up to £23,548 per annum + Pension + Travel

Based at Grange Farm Centre, near Chigwell, Essex.

This is an exciting opportunity to be responsible for the management of Roding Valley Meadows Nature Reserve SSSI. This is a nationally important flood meadow nature reserve that covers 162 acres between Loughton and Chigwell in Essex.

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: South

Posted: 10/11/14


logo: agb environmentalEcologist

Grade: Consultant

Location: Newmarket

Salary: Competitive salary, dependant on qualifications and experience

agb Environmental Ltd offers a wide range of environmental and engineering services including geo-environmental, geotechnical, ecology, arboriculture, forestry, waste and flood risk. 

Based from our offices in Newmarket, Suffolk we serve East Anglia, the south and east of England, the east Midlands and London. Projects are varied and technically interesting: Ranging from barn conversions to strategic developments; private developers to local authorities including affordable housing and schools.

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 10/11/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 10/11/14

Funding Submission Assistant (Volunteer Intern Role), Scottish Wildlife Trust (6/12)

Exmoor Mires Project Event Organiser Internship, Exmoor Mires Project

Exmoor Mires Project Communications Internship, Exmoor Mires Project

Volunteer Trainee – Local Wildlife Sites Assistant, Kent Wildlife Trust (1/12)

Conservation Team Ranger, National Trust

Events Assistant, National Trust

Wild Animal Rescue Volunteer, Volunteer Latin America

Conservation Gardening Volunteer, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

People Engagement Events Volunteer, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Play Area Champion Volunteer, National Trust

Volunteer Wildlife Room Guide, National Trust

Visitor Surveyor – England, Woodland Trust

Gateway Visitor Centre Ranger, Woodland Trust

Woodland Creation Champion – Norfolk, Woodland Trust

All the available volunteer positions from the CJS Focus on Volunteering in September have now been transferred to the Volunteers page online.

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Logo: BBOWTDeveloping Green Talent Traineeships x 7

We have received lottery funding to provide 7 traineeships, starting on 2nd March 2015, for people who are committed to a career in nature conservation. The trainee scheme aims to provide the skills needed to develop a career in natural heritage conservation through training and work-based learning.  The placements are with different teams and are varied, but all traineeships will include practical conservation, community engagement and environmental education & leadership and management.

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 7/11/14


Site Foreman

Starting Salary: £23,000pa to £26,000pa dependent upon skills and experience.

Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd is an established and environmental contracting firm dedicated to delivering excellence in habitat enhancement and restoration projects for over 15 years. We are looking for a Site supervisor / Foreman with initiative, experience and enthusiasm to lead operational teams carrying out environmental projects. This role is a full-time position, primarily site-based but with responsibilities in the core planning and delivery of environmental projects.

Reporting to the Project Manager you will work as part of the operations team based out of Lower Woodford, Salisbury.

Delete Date: 5/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 7/11/14


logo: AMECSenior Ecologist
London or Newbury
We are seeking to recruit a Senior Consultant to join our terrestrial ecology team in our London or Newbury office. Our long established but still growing team is working on a broad range of projects including in the transport, renewables, nuclear, other power, waste, minerals and property sectors. You will work closely with other ecology team members and with colleagues in other technical disciplines, on a wide variety of legally protected species work, ecological impact assessments and habitat creation, enhancement and management schemes.

Delete Date: 5/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 7/11/14


logo: Natural EnglandEcoSkills (Volunteer Training Programme)

Based at East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey, Devon            

EcoSkills is a year-long structured training programme for 4 graduate volunteers to consolidate skills and knowledge in applied conservation management. This is a central component and delivery method of the Moor than meets the eye scheme, with trainees spending equal time spent at East Dartmoor NNR and the larger project area on the eastern side of Dartmoor National Park.

Duties and experience will be gained in practical habitat and countryside management, biological and archaeology surveying and monitoring, public events and engagement with local community groups, schools and universities.

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 7/11/14


Project Officer (Campaign for Farmed Environment)

Fixed Term contract (until March 2016)

Starting salary, circa £27,484 per annum

Based at Stoneleigh (Warwickshire)

As the CFE’s Project Officer you will be working with CFE stakeholders to ensure that the campaign achieves and reports on its milestones, in accordance with the national delivery plan.  A key element of the role will be coordinating activity with the regional teams in place across England, ensuring the necessary processes and review mechanisms are in place to see that local plans and targets are achieved.

Closing Date: 24/11/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 7/11/14


logo: National TrustRanger

Salary:  £17,266 per annum

Contract: Fixed term contract (12 months), full time (37.5 hours per hour)

Location: Stowe Barton, Kilkhampton near Bude, Wadebridge

This post will help care for Trust properties in the Boscastle to Morwenstow part of North Cornwall and is based at Stowe Barton, Kilkhampton (near Bude).

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: South West

Posted: 7/11/14


logo: Suffolk Wildlife TrustEducation Ranger, Closer to Nature in Ipswich (£24,000 p.a.)

(full-time fixed term post for 3 years)

Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation organisation.  Our vision is for a Living Landscape, rich in wildlife for everyone to enjoy

We are looking for a skilled naturalist who has worked with young people and enjoys creating exciting programmes to engage school children, youth groups, families and individuals. You will develop new opportunities for natural history learning in Ipswich, for 8-16 year olds, using the network of parks and green spaces as your base.

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 6/11/14


Field Studies Tutors

The Cranedale Centre near Malton, North Yorkshire, is looking for an able and enthusiastic Geography tutor to join its teaching team on a 3 year contract.

Logo: the Cranedale Centre

Closing Date: 24/11/14

Region: North East

Posted: 6/11/14


logo: RSPBAssistant Data Manager

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

9 month contract – Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £16,000 to £19,000 per annum

Do you have a passion for natural history and enjoying working with conservation data?  We are currently mobilising data for species monitored on RSPB reserves so they can be included in our state-of-the art GIS database, Merlin.  Liaising with our site staff, you will assist in prioritising and preparing all the species data held at each reserve ready for use in Merlin.

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: South

Posted: 6/11/14


Maydencroft: Consultancy Interships (x2)

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 6/11/14


Forestry Commission

Business Opportunity to Deliver Learning at Grizedale Forest

The Forestry Commission is now offering a unique opportunity for a provider to deliver led programmes and activities at Grizedale.

This business opportunity will require a provider who is a skilled educator, and who is able to inspire and encourage groups from EYFS through to KS3 to engage with and learn about the forest.

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: North West

Posted: 6/11/14


Logo: Devon Wildlife TrustSeaton Jurassic Centre Manager

his new post is a fantastic opportunity for an exceptional individual to shape one of the most exciting projects on the Jurassic Coast, the UK’s only natural World Heritage Site. Seaton Jurassic aims to engage over 50,000 people every year with the unique marine, coastal and geological heritage of the East Devon coast.  It will include a café, shop and a highly innovative interpretation centre. Your challenge will be to make Seaton Jurassic a highly successful and popular centre, supported by the local community, meeting the objectives of funders and true to the values of the project partners.  

Delete Date: 3/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 5/11/14


logo: Natural EnglandNorth Wiltshire Reserve Manager

This role involves all elements of managing Wiltshire’s National Nature Reserves. The successful candidate will be part of Natural England's Somerset, Avon & Wiltshire area team but will work predominantly in Wiltshire alongside the existing Senior Reserves Manager.

Responsibilities include; Delivery of the management required to achieve favourable condition of the NNRs habitats and species, developing the participation of local communities and volunteering opportunities, survey and monitoring, assisting the Senior Reserve Manager in NNR management plan reviews, compliance with Health & Safety policy, maintenance of NNR infrastructure, managing the day to day spend of allocated NNR budgets

Closing Date: 3/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 5/11/14


logo: Cambridgeshire ACRECountryside Engagement & Marketing Officer

Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership Scheme

Littleport, Cambridgeshire

Full-time, fixed term contract to 31 March 2017

In the range of £21,950 - £24,183 per annum

Working closely with local and national partners, Cambridgeshire ACRE is delivering a £1m  Heritage Lottery funded Landscape Partnership Scheme for the Ouse Washes area.

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 4/11/14


Rivers and Fisheries Officer

Full Time Permanent Position, Salary £20-25k Subject to Experience

The Argyll Fisheries Trust is seeking to employ a Rivers and Fisheries Officer to meet its objectives towards the sustainability of wild freshwater fish and their habitats in Argyll.

Based at the AFT office at Inveraray, the person will be part of a team developing programmes to restore and support wild fish populations underpinned by monitoring and research.

logo: Argyll Fisheries Trust

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 4/11/14


Aberdeen Greenspace Trust

Chief Officer

37 hours a week - permanent

Salary: £36,288 to £38,916

Aberdeen Greenspace Trust Limited is a partnership company limited by guarantee. It works with individuals, communities, businesses and organisations in and around the city of Aberdeen to develop access to open space and countryside and to increase biodiversity, carry out landscape improvements and provide information and interpretation.

logo: Aberdeen Greenspace

Closing Date: 28/11/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 4/11/14


Scottish Land & Estates

Public Affairs Officer

A new vacancy has become available for a Public Affairs Officer with Scottish Land & Estates, the membership organisation representing rural landowners and land based businesses across Scotland. The newly created role will help deliver the organisation’s political engagement and external communications functions.

Salary is £20-24K depending on experience and skills.

Closing Date: 24/11/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 3/11/14


logo: Clyde & Avon Valley Landscape PartnershipProject Manager

On behalf of the Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership, the Rural Development Trust [RDT] is now recruiting a project manager. The main objective of the post is to successfully implement a Landscape Conservation Action Plan for the Heritage Lottery Fund’s Landscape Partnership project in the Clyde and Avon Valley area. The Partnership aims to conserve, enhance and celebrate the unique landscape and heritage of the Clyde and Avon Valley.

Location: New Lanark

Fixed term contract up to 31 March 2016 (with potential for a further years extension)

Salary level up to £35,000 per annum

Closing Date: 23/11/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 3/11/14


logo: Nicholsons Plants Forestry LandscapesNicholsons

Forestry Worker

We are a well-established and highly respected independent business based near Banbury in Oxfordshire. The Forestry Department is based at our tree nursery, alongside our landscaping department.

We are looking to recruit a Forestry Operative to work in our establishment and maintenance team. The team will mainly be involved in the establishment and maintenance of trees and woodlands on farms and estates.

Delete Date: 1/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 3/11/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 3/11/14

Volunteer Trails Ranger, Forestry Commission (1/12)

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

Residential Ranger, Hatfield Forest National Trust (30/11)

Volunteer – Guide, Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

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Work Days advertised in the last week            

Work party on 13/12/14 at Brodie Castle, Forres, with National Trust for Scotland          

13/12/14 Orchard Work Party - Pruning Young Fruit Trees at Fingask Castle Orchard, Rait, Perthshire with Tay Landscape Partnership               

27/2/15 Kintail weekend project (3 days) in Kintail with National Trust for Scotland        

Taster Day on 21/3/15 at Glenfinnan Monument run by National Trust for Scotland         

10/4/15 Inverewe Estate weekend project (3 days) in Inverewe with National Trust for Scotland     

17/4/15 National Trust for Scotland are running a Glencoe weekend project in Glencoe

Every Tuesday Carrifran Woodland run Tuesday Volunteers in Carrifran, Scotland  

Glen Tanar Conservation Work Days run on the Third Saturday of the month in North East Scotland organised by John Muir Trust's North East Scotland Group         

Last Saturday of every month Evanton Woods Community Company run Volunteer Work Sessions in Evanton, Scotland

Contact Abriachan Forest Trust for details of their Workdays in Abriachan, Scotland  

 


Part time Project Assistant – Tomorrow’s Biodiversity

FSC Head Office, Near Shrewsbury

We are looking for a proficient and experienced Project Assistant to provide support across many of our biodiversity projects which range from creating new web-based multi-access keys, to delivering training in identification and survey skills on significant but under-resourced taxa. The post holder will support the Tomorrow’s Biodiversity Project Officer in the development of a number of ‘exemplar projects’ comprising the delivery phase of the Tomorrow’s Biodiversity Project between 2015 and 2017 inclusive.

FSC Salary Grade: £14,872 - £15,541 per annum (the full time equivalent is £24,787 - £25,903 per annum)

Hours of work are based on a notional average of 24 hours per week.

This is an externally funded post and is offered as fixed term for three years.

Closing Date: 25/11/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 31/10/14


Glendale

Operatives

Due to recent contract awards we have the following vacancies for immediate start and ending on Friday 27th March 2015.

We require two operatives to be based at Salisbury and two operatives to be based at Chippenham in Wiltshire

You will be required to undertake general mowing, strimming/brushcutting and sparying, chainsaw works.  Which will include some river maintenance works clearing blockages, greasing and operating hatches/ sluices. Fencing and minor construction works.

Hours of work are from 07.30 – 16.00.  Hourly rate is £7.50.

Delete Date: 28/11/14

Region: South

Posted: 31/10/14


logo: NFU MutualNFU Mutual

Insurance Sales Agent/ Group Business Partner x 2

South East – Royal Tunbridge Wells/Flimwell (East Sussex) and Milford (Surrey) 

£Competitive with uncapped earning potential 

Like every NFU Mutual agency office, our Flimwell (located close to Royal Tunbridge Wells) and Milford offices are at the heart of the local community. There is huge potential for these well-established, well-respected insurance sales businesses. Potential to grow things even further – and that’s where you come in. 

At home in the countryside, you’ll develop new and existing farming business. We want you to get out there and build great relationships with local farmers and the rural community, promoting and selling our diverse range of award-winning insurance and financial products.

Closing Date: 23/11/14

Region: South

Posted: 29/10/14


Traditional Estate Fencing

Labourer

We are a fast growing professional company manufacturing and installing traditional metal fencing all over the UK. We are looking for hard working and enthusiastic labourers to work in the south and north of the country, preferably midlands based to work alongside our friendly fencing team.

Delete Date: 25/11/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 28/10/14