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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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Job of the Day: Wednesday 10 February

2 Volunteer Development Coordinators with the Canal & River Trust

 

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Logo: National TrustAssistant Gardener

Salary: £7.56 per hour
Location: Wightwick Manor, Wightwick Bank, Wolverhampton, WV6 8EE
Contract: Fixed-term, full or part-time until 30/10/16.  
If you want a career in Gardening, we can offer you some of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in the UK to work in. You’ll assist in making sure that the gardens are maintained to a high standard and be passionate and enthused by plants. This role will include a range of practical horticultural tasks to develop, enhance and conserve the garden and contribute to the delivery of projects. You'll be helping with hard and soft landscaping and general maintenance of the garden, such as mulching, pruning, leaf clearing and weeding. You’ll support with the planting and maintenance of trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants. You’ll be helping to cut the hedges and mow our fine lawns.

Closing Date: 26/2/16

Sector: Horticulture

Region: Midlands

Posted: 10/2/16


Logo: Ironbridge Gorge MuseumsThe Ironbridge Gorge Museum Trust, in Shropshire, is one of the world’s leading independent museums caring for many outstanding collections of national importance and attracting around 500,000 visits a year to its 10 museums.

Ranger

Permanent – Full Time

£17,000 per annum

 The post holder will undertake the day to day practical and technical management and development of the Museum’s outdoor areas including maintenance of equipment, tree safety, horticulture, habitat management, ecological monitoring and the supervision of staff and volunteers on CSR projects.

Closing Date: 4/3/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted: 10/2/16


Logo: RSPBWarden

Based on Egilsay, Orkney

12 month Fixed Term Contract – Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary range £17,000 to £20,000 per annum

RSPB Scotland is looking for a warden for the Onziebust and Trumland reserves on the island of Egilsay and Rousay on Orkney. Onziebust is a lowland farmland reserve and has a wealth of wildlife with breeding wader, corncrake and great yellow bumblebee being main priorities.  Trumland is an upland moorland reserve with breeding raptors, upland waders and red throated diver. Are you well organised and systematic whilst able to cope with a changing environment?  The successful applicant will need to be able to work on their own and as part of a small team, and have a proven track record in delivering projects on time, as we are about to embark on an exciting but challenging chapter for Onziebust with major long term investment starting in 2016/17.

Closing Date: 2/3/16

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 10/2/16


Logo: RSPBWarden

Based at Stromness Office, Orkney

3 year Fixed Term Contract – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £17,000 to £20,000 per annum

RSPB Scotland is a major landowner in Orkney. We manage a suite of reserves conserving a range of habitats and priority species including seabirds, breeding waders, corncrake and hen harrier.  We are seeking a dynamic person to be part of the rewarding work achieved by the Orkney reserve management team. As an Orkney mainland warden you will be both leading on the delivery of our management plans for individual sites and particular tasks across the county. Main tasks include coordination and delivery of the reserves land management objectives, ensuring high standards of health and safety and record keeping and monitoring of key species.

Closing Date: 2/3/16

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 10/2/16


Tutor

Salary – £18,397 - £20,994 per annum

Contract Term – Permanent position

Location –Flatford Mill Field Centre

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. You will be expected to play a major role in the working and organisation of the education team. Therefore previous experience is essential, as is knowledge of the National Curriculum and a degree in either Geography/Biology or closely allied discipline.

Closing Date: 4/3/16

Sector: Education

Region: Anglia

Posted: 10/2/16


Logo: RSPBWarden

Based at Papa Westry, North Isles, Orkney

5 month Fixed Term Contract – Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £17,000 to £20,000 per annum

We are advertising an exciting opportunity to be our RSPB Warden on our beautiful North Isles reserves (North Hill, Papa Westray & Noup, Westray) on Orkney. Carrying out day to day management, carrying out guided walks and monitoring, specifically, seabird and corncrake monitoring. Experience of working on small islands. The post will require previous bird survey work experience and preferably knowledge and experience of seabird and corncrake ecology.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Ecology / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 10/2/16


Logo: RSPBAssistant Warden

Based at Stromness, Orkney

Fixed Term Contract to 31 March 2017 Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £14,500 to £16,000 per annum

 Are you interested in assisting to manage our diverse Nature Reserves on Orkney, comprising a mixture of farmland, wetland, cliff and moorland habitats? We are looking for an Assistant Warden to join the Orkney team and help deliver management objectives and monitoring of key species on these fantastic reserves. In particular, we are looking to fill this post with a person who has experience of a variety of bird and other wildlife surveying and associated interpretation and storage of data, relevant land management of the types of habitats found on our reserves and practical skills to be able to carry out routine maintenance required to maintain high standards.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 10/2/16


 

 

Job of the Day: Tuesday 9 February

Countryside Manager with National Trust

 

 

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Logo: Yorkshire Widlife TrustWildlife Coordinator

Full Time, Hull

Salary: £24,500 p.a. plus up to 9% pension contribution

Would you like to be part of a major new environmental scheme to get young people active for wildlife and the environment?  Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, a dynamic and evolving organisation, are looking for an enthusiastic advocate for wildlife to work with young people. The post is based at the Trust’s Pearson Park Office in Hull but will work with Youth in Nature partner organisations, PROBE and Child Dynamix at a range of office and green space locations around Hull. This five year project is funded by Big Lottery.

Closing Date: 23/2/16

Sector: Community Engagement / Wildlife

Region: North East

Posted: 9/2/16


Logo: RSPBConservation Officer

Based at RSPB North Wales Office, Bangor

Fixed Term Contract to 30 March 2018  Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £20,500 to £26,000 per annum

 We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic person with a strong connection to the natural world. You will be very self motivated, able to work under your own initiative and have a track record of working in wildlife conservation with particular focus on surveys and monitoring. In addition to good wildlife knowledge you will be willing to take that extra step to collaborate with others, to make decisions and take action and, consistently deliver results on time.

Closing Date: 3/3/16

Sector: Ecology / Wildlife

Region: Wales

Posted: 9/2/16


Logo: CKD GalbraithResident Agent position with CKD Galbraith as Manager of Islay Estates, Isle of Islay, Scotland

A full time manager is sought to run a diverse 55,000 acre estate on the island of Islay. The various enterprises include a hotel, tenanted farms, forestry, in-hand farming and a portfolio of residential and commercial properties.  There are 12 full time employees plus additional hotel staff.

The resident agent is supported by the firm of CKD Galbraith and will report to the Board of Islay Estates Company.

A good quality house is available.

Closing Date: 4/3/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 9/2/16


Logo: Buckinghamshire County CouncilEcology Advisor

Location: Aylesbury

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Hours: Full Time

Salary Range (based on full time hours): £32, 501 - £36,076

We are seeking an experienced ecologist with a good understanding of planning and biodiversity working within a team providing expert advice and data covering archaeology, ecology, landscape and associated issues. You will be working with a number of other ecological staff to lead on policy, strategy and on major infrastructure projects. In this role you'll provide specialist ecological advice relating to planning casework across the county including advice to County and District Planning Departments and leading on developing new policy and approaches such as off-setting and ecosystem services.

Closing Date: 28/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 9/2/16


Logo: Northumberland National Park AuthorityTrainee Placement - Ranger (Subject to Funding)

£14,338 - £15,941 per annum 37 hours per week (Fixed term April – October 2016)

Based at Walltown, Greenhead, Northumberland.

This is a training opportunity with the main focus of developing and gaining skills in the practical aspects of countryside management.  Working alongside the Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail Maintenance Ranger, the trainee will assist with the conservation and recreational management of the National Trail. 

Duties will include assisting the visiting public and users with information and guidance and general practical maintenance tasks on Hadrian’s Wall Path National Trail.

Closing Date: 1/3/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: North East

Posted: 9/2/16


Logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

Salary: £7.56 per hour
Contract: Fixed term, full-time (37.5 hrs per week to 31/7/16)
Location: Seahouses, North Northumberland
Do you want to work in an incredible location, as part of a close team, looking after the British wildlife? We have an incredible opportunity to join us this year to help us protect the Little Tern/Arctic Tern nesting site along the Northumberland Coastline. You’ll provide a watchful eye over our wildlife, protecting them from harm. You’ll monitor, identify and record all species, therefore a good interest and knowledge of wildlife is important - it is not expected that you’re an expert in any field but a good understanding of basic field identification is required - especially for seabirds. You’ll be happy to represent the National Trust and engage with our visitors, enlightening them to our work but also helping them to understand the importance of the work that you’re carrying out.

Closing Date: 28/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: North East

Posted: 9/2/16


Logo: Tess Valley Wildlife TrustLogo: Middlesbrough Environment CityMiddlesbrough Environment City and Tees Valley Wildlife Trust are looking for committed, enthusiastic staff to manage the delivery of an innovative new project to develop the skills of young people through environmental projects.  One Planet Pioneers is a five year project that will engage young people in a range of volunteering, training and apprenticeship opportunities.

Project Coordinator (MEC) £23,000pa, Fixed Term for Four Years

Project Officer (MEC) £20,000pa, Fixed Term for Five Years

Project Officer (TVWT) £20,000pa, Fixed Term for Five Years

Closing Date: 7/3/16

Sector: Education / Volunteering

Region: North East

Posted: 9/2/16


Seafari Adventures (Oban)

Boat Crew and Wildlife Guide

Seafari Adventures (Oban) are Scotland’s foremost Sealife Adventure Boating specialists. A Visit Scotland Quality Assured 5* Wildlife Experience with a fleet of RIBs, we seek a practical and adaptable person to join our seasonal crew team for 2016. The core element of the role is to deliver exceptional and memorable wildlife tours. You will be required to assist with construction projects during quiet periods

Closing Date: 3/3/16

Sector: Visitor Services / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 9/2/16


Logo: Essex Waterways LtdNavigation Manager - Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation, Essex

Salary up to £40,000 per annum for the right candidate (based on 35-hour week).

25 days annual leave plus public holidays.

Contribution to pension scheme (7% of basic salary per annum)

Essex Waterways Ltd is responsible for maintaining and operating the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation for public benefit. The Navigation Manager is head of the paid staff on the waterway, and is responsible for the day-to-day running of all aspects of the Navigation from project management and health and safety, to volunteer management and ensuring everyone who visits the Navigation has a positive and safe experience.

Closing Date: 29/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Volunteer Management

Region: South

Posted: 9/2/16


Woodland Inspirations Ltd

Volunteer Manager

Cumbria’s Top 50 Trees, a Heritage Lottery funded project, is looking for an experienced Volunteer Manager for 15 months. The position requires a time commitment of 5 hours a week in return for a total contract remuneration of £6,100.

Closing  Date: 26/2/16

Sector: Volunteer Management

Region: North West

Posted: 8/2/16


logo: Overbury GrasshoppersCountryside Nursery Business Manager

A unique, exciting management position available in modern, purpose-built rural Nursery School, situated in the heart of a working agricultural estate.

Registered for up to 30 children, and situated next to thriving a Village School, the Nursery also offers before and after school clubs. Open from 8-6pm Mon-Fri - all year apart from 2 weeks at Christmas, children are accepted from 12 months old and there is a holiday club for Primary age children.

We are recruiting for a passionate, energetic and imaginative leader who will drive the business elements of the nursery forward, working closely with the support and input of the Nursery owner, established Nursery team and parents.

Delete Date: 6/3/16

Sector: Education

Region: South

Posted: 8/2/16


Seasonal Ecologist

Starting salary in the range £16 - £19,000 depending on experience.

Abbas Ecology Ltd needs a keen motivated individual to support our growing business over the summer survey season and possibly beyond.  Work between 1st April and September 30th 2016 will start by helping with bat emergence, Great crested newt and reptile translocations.

Closing Date: 26/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South West

Posted: 8/2/16


logo: City of Stoke on Trent Parks Liaison Officer (Hanley Park)

£19,742 - £22,212

Full Time 37 hours per week

Location: Hanley Park

Hanley Park is a special place. It is recognised as such by English Heritage with a listing of Grade II* on its Register of Parks and Gardens of Special Historic Interest. At 24 hectares - one of the UK's largest Victorian public parks - it sits at the heart of the North Staffordshire 'Potteries', midway between the city centre and the main railway station.

An opportunity has arisen for a Park Liaison Officer to join the team. We are looking for an enthusiastic person with the vision, drive and energy to help us in our challenge to make Hanley Park even more special for all who visit.

Closing Date: 7/3/16

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Management

Region: Midlands

Posted: 8/2/16


logo: RSPBSea Eagle Project Officer

Based at RSPB East Scotland Regional Office, Perth

2 year fixed term contract – Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary range £18,000 to £20,000 per annum

We require an enthusiastic field ornithologist to deliver the East Scotland Sea Eagles project, focusing on the field-based components of the work. You will have responsibility for monitoring the newly-established population of Sea Eagles in eastern and central Scotland, largely stemming from a reintroduction which began in 2007.

Closing Date: 23/2/16

Sector: Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 8/2/16


Kelburn Castle and Estate

Seasonal Volunteer Ranger (Events, Education and Front of House)

Location: Kelburn Country Centre, Fairlie, near Largs, North Ayrshire

Fulltime and Seasonal (Mar – Oct) for a five day week 9am-6pm

Salary: This is a volunteer position which will include accommodation and a weekly stipend.

We have a seasonal volunteer position (residential) available for an enthusiastic and highly motivated ranger at Kelburn Castle and Country Centre.  There is a fantastic team working within the very social atmosphere at Kelburn, which also hosts three music festivals and several exciting events throughout the year.  Accommodation will be provided, as well as a weekly stipend.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Visitor Management / Countryside

Region: Scotland

Role type: Volunteer

Posted: 8/2/16


Kelburn Castle and Estate

Seasonal Countryside Ranger (Volunteer)

Location: Kelburn Country Centre, Fairlie, near Largs, North Ayrshire

Start Date: 1st March 2016 OR ASAP

Fulltime and Seasonal (Mar – Oct) for a five day week 9am-6pm

An enthusiastic and highly motivated countryside volunteer ranger is required to join the established team to help with all aspects of practical countryside management and directly support the Head Ranger.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Role type: Volunteer

Posted: 8/2/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 8/2/16

Species Protection Volunteer, Scottish Wildlife Trust (15/2)

Volunteer Community Ranger, National Trust (18/2)

Volunteer Practical Ranger, National Trust (18/2)

Spurn Reserve Voluntary Trainee x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (2/3)

Volunteer Assistant Countryside Ranger – Box Hill & Headley Heath, National Trust (26/2)

Workshop Leader, Action for Conservation (20/2)

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

Keep Wales Tidy has events running throughout February including litter picking, fencing, vegetation clearance and path work

Inland Waterways Association is always looking for people to join their work parties. There are a number across the Midlands helping to keep the canal network clear of vegetation and well maintained

 


logo: The Royal Borough of Kensington and ChelseaThe Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

Environment, Leisure and Resident Services

Biodiversity Project Officer 

Salary: Range B  £23,658 - £27,879 Pro-rata, starting salary dependant on experience

Working Hours: Part-time 21.6 Hours

This position is fixed term until 31st March 2017, with the possibility of extension, based on available funding. 

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is looking for a Biodiversity Project Officer to work within its Ecology Service to deliver a variety of habitat management and biodiversity projects in our parks and open spaces, provide ecological advice to internal and external partners, and develop volunteer opportunities and the Boroughs new Biodiversity Action Plan.

Closing Date: 2/3/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 8/2/16


logo: United UtilitiesWoodland Officer

Salary – Competitive + bonus + great benefits

We have an exciting permanent opportunity for a Woodland Officer to join our team at our Rivington Site in Bolton. You will be responsible for minimising risks to water quality, loss of habitat or woodland protection, by contributing to planned woodland maintenance continuous catchment monitoring, managing public access, asset inspection and by proposing projects to support these key activities.

To ensure safe access to land and protect against litigation and meet our duties for Water, Forestry, woodland, heritage, biodiversity conservation, access and recreation.

Closing Date: 4/3/16

Sector: Arboroculture / Countryside

Region: North West

Posted: 8/2/16


logo: Slic TrainingVocational Work Based Environmental Conservation Tutor (Immediate Start)

To be based in the London/South East Region

Salary: £21,000 - £24,000 depending on experience plus Company Car, fuel card, Westfield Health contribution scheme, 28 day holiday plus stats.

Slic Training (International) has an immediate opportunity for an experienced, London/South East based, Environmental Conservation tutor who has an understanding of ecology and nature conservation – in particular practical conservation work and techniques.

Closing Date: 7/3/16

Sector: Education / Training

Region: South

Posted: 8/2/16


logo: RSPBEvents Volunteer Officer

Based at RSPB Wales Headquarters, Cardiff

12 month contract Part time 18.75 per week

Salary range 18,250 to £21,000 per annum 

RSPB Cymru is part of the RSPB, the country's largest nature conservation charity. Our mission is to inspire a world richer in nature. Together with our partners, we work to give nature a home, so our towns, coast and countryside will teem with wildlife once again.

To help generate support for RSPB's conservation misson you'll be responsible for supporting RSPB Cymru's events programme through the recruitment and provision of event volunteers; ensuring our events are delievered to a consistently high standard and run effectively and efficiently.

Closing Date: 26/2/16

Sector: Publicity / Volunteers

Region: Wales

Posted: 8/2/16


logo: RSPBSeabird Recovery Officer

Based at RSPB Scotland Headquarters Edinburgh             

3 year contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £20,500 to £26,000 per annum 

RSPB Scotland is recruiting a Seabird Recovery Officer. Scotland’s seabird populations are of global importance – yet these are among the most threatened species at national and international scales. This is an exciting opportunity to operate at the sharp end of nature conservation.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 8/2/16


The most recent edition of CJS Weekly published on Friday 5 February includes 72 adverts for vacancies across the sector.

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


 

Job of the Day: Friday 5 February

2 Volunteer Development Coordinators with the Canal & River Trust

 

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MyPlace Project Officer (Chorley, Preston and Pru)

Full Time £21,531.00 per annum

Fixed Term Contract to December 2020

We are looking for 3 Project Officer’s to enthuse and motivate young people in their everyday lives, through stimulating new opportunities where young people will improve their skills, increase self esteem, healthy living and physical activity, act more responsibly and show a greater respect, knowledge and awareness of the natural world. This will be achieved by providing quality environmental volunteering opportunities through 2 hour weekly sessions, volunteering opportunities, competitions, and events.

Closing Date: 17/2/16

Sector: Education

Region: North West

Posted: 5/2/16


logo: Clwydian Range and Dee ValleyDevelopment Officer

The Our Picturesque Landscape Partnership Scheme is an exciting new project that will work to conserve and inspire people about the heritage of the Dee Valley and is looking to appoint a Development Officer.

Grade 8

Closing Date: 21/2/16

Sector: Project Management

Region: Wales

Posted: 5/2/16


MyPlace Senior Project Officer

Salary: £24,000.00 

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust has an exciting vacancy for a Senior Project Officer to manage the MyPlace project and deliver programme activity at hubs within Blackburn with Darwen, as well as leading on the evaluation to ensure the project meets the outcomes proposed in the Business Plan.

The Senior Project Officer will help to provide robust evidence of how youth led environmental activity can improve the health of young people. 

Closing Date: 17/2/16

Sector: Education / Project Management

Region: North West

Posted: 5/2/16


Field Studies Council

Tutor

Salary – £18,397 - £20,994 per annum

Contract Term – Permanent position

Location – Malham Tarn Field Centre, Settle, North Yorkshire

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. You will be expected to play a major role in the working and organisation of the education team.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Education

Region: North East

Posted: 5/2/16


Logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

Salary: £14,723 per annum
Location: Avebury Estate, near Marlborough, Wiltshire, SN8 1RF
Contract: Fixed-term f/t (37.5 hrs per week for 24 months)

Joining the hard working and dedicated team here at Wiltshire Landscape you will play a key role in maintaining our special places and ensuring they are presented to the highest possible standards. Based at the Countryside Office at West Kennett Farm you will work mainly at Avebury with occasional opportunities to help out on the wider portfolio of properties including the Stonehenge Landscape WHS and a number of SSSI's and sites of ecological and archaeological significance.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 5/2/16


Landmarc Support Services Limited

Rural Manager

Salisbury Plain – Tilshead – £27,500 pa

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Rural Estate Manager to work for one of the largest conservation management businesses in the UK, supporting the MOD’s 500,000 acre national training estate. This is a temporary post, available for 9 months, with a possibility to extend.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 5/2/16


Logo: RSPBFamily Events Officer

Home Based covering Swansea area

4 month contract Part Time 22.5 hours per week

Salary Range £18,000 to £20,000 per annum

Do you love wildlife? Can you share that love with children and families? The RSPB is passionate about making sure that young people have the chance to discover the wildlife that lives close to them. This summer we would like you to work in some of the best green spaces and parks in Swansea running simple, fun wildlife and nature based activities.

Closing Date: 24/2/16

Sector: Publicity / Community

Region: Wales

Posted: 4/2/16


Logo: KWES        

Team Leader

KWES – Kent Woodland Employment Scheme is looking to employ 1 Team Leader who will help train and mentor apprentices. The Team Leader’s job is a permanent position training apprentice teams and ensuring that the team’s output also helps make the charity financially sustainable.

You will be directly responsible for the management of and all aspects of health and safety for a team of four apprentices reporting to the Project Leader.

       

Delete Date: 3/3/16

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: South

Posted: 4/2/16


Ecology Consultant

Location: Oxford

Salary: £23,000 – £29,500  

Contract: Permanent

Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing ecological services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries. We require an Ecology Consultant with the energy and drive to deliver and develop ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment. The successful candidate will join a team of Ecology professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Planning, Landscape and Archaeology. 

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 4/2/16


Principal Ecology Consultant

Location: Oxford

Salary: £35,000 – £38,500  

Contract: Permanent

With over 65 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. 

 As a result of our continued success in this area, we require a Principal Ecology Consultant with the energy and drive to manage and lead the ecology team working from the Abingdon office.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 4/2/16


Logo:RSPBProject Manager – Rainforest Friendly Cocoa/Comic Relief Project

Based in Sierra Leone

Full Time – 2 year fixed term contract

Salary Range £24,000 to £26,000 (plus relocation and accommodation)

The Gola Rainforest Programme is an exciting long-term initiative supporting the management of a critical landscape in Sierra Leone which is a global priority for biodiversity conservation. As part of a Comic Relief funded project with Twin and the Rainforest Alliance, the RSPB is seeking a dynamic Project Manager-Rainforest Friendly Cocoa to manage the day-to-day strategic and operational implementation to deliver the objectives of the Rainforest Friendly Cocoa Project.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Project Management

Region: International

Posted: 4/2/16


Logo: RSPBTechnical Advisor - Research, Gola REDD Project

Based in Sierra Leone

Full Time - 2 year fixed term contract

Salary Range £25,000 to £29,000 per annum

The Gola Rainforest Programme is an exciting long-term initiative supporting the management of a critical landscape in Sierra Leone which is a global priority for biodiversity conservation. The RSPB is seeking a dynamic Technical Advisor to deliver the objectives of the REDD Project's Research and Monitoring components. You will have skills and experience in species conservation, natural resources management, planning, implementing workplans, and monitoring and evaluation, as well as building capacity in these areas.

Closing Date: 26/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: International

Posted: 4/2/16


Logo: Aspect EcologyField Ecologists (2016 Survey Season)

Aspect Ecology have upcoming opportunities for enthusiastic and capable graduates to assist with ecological surveys and translocations, centred on Great Crested Newts, bats and reptiles. We have opportunities starting in April, with surveys continuing until September / October 201 so would be looking for commitment of up to 7 months. You will be required to work up to five days per week with opportunities for weekend work as well. Opportunities may also be available to assist with surveys for a variety of other species such as Badger, Water Voles, Dormice and Otters.

Delete Date: 6/3/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands / South

Posted: 4/2/16


Logo: Aspect EcologyEcology Position

Oxfordshire based position with excellent prospects for career development

A competitive salary is on offer commensurate with ability and experience. 

Aspect Ecology specialises in providing ecological consultancy services to a well-established base of high profile clients in both the public and private sectors.  Our Oxfordshire based team has a wealth of experience and expertise advising on an extensive range of projects and sites nationwide with a focus on integrating ecological habitats and wildlife benefits within new development sites.

Due to the success and expansion of the business, we have an excellent opportunity for a qualified graduate / post graduate / post doc to develop their career and to fulfil their potential undertaking challenging and interesting project work within a professional and friendly team environment.

Closing Date: 6/3/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 4/2/16


Groundsperson (Ecological/Conservation)

Full Time permanent role 40 hours per week 

Clandon Wood Natural Burial is a privately owned cemetery in Surrey. Unlike most cemeteries the grounds are managed as a nature reserve and there are no headstones. The remains are intended to return to nature. Sixty per cent of the 12ha grounds are restored traditional hay meadow and planted woodland covers the remainder. We are looking to add a second  groundsperson to our small team; you will work with the current groundsman to maintain the grounds and assist in digging graves and particularly work towards establishing a programme of baseline ecological surveys that will enhance the management of the site as a nature reserve.

Closing Date: 29/2/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 4/2/16


Logo: RSPBPartner Development Officer

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £26,000 to £30,000 per annum

Internationally the RSPB supports local NGO partners in the BirdLife International network to implement successful conservation programmes and ultimately achieve self-sufficiency. This position is to manage the RSPB's BirdLife partner development programme in certain countries, initially in sub-Saharan Africa. This includes partner support, organisational capacity building, fundraising, conservation project management, and advocacy.

Closing Date: 23/2/16

Sector: Project Management

Region: South

Posted: 4/2/16


Logo: Ulster Wildlife TrustProject Coordinator – Grassroots Challenge Programme (22.5 hours/week)

Salary: £26,130 - £27,544 per annum depending on experience (Pro-rata).

Location: McClelland House, 10 Heron Road, Belfast. 

Contract: Fixed term:  01 April 2016 to 31 December 2020. 

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Coordinator to deliver a five year programme aimed at empowering young people to lead long-term environmental change locally, benefiting neighbourhoods and communities.The post holder will coordinate a team of project officers and oversee the development, delivery and evaluation of all elements of the Grassroots Challenge Programme ensuring that the project meets its targets, outcomes and budget requirements.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Community Engagement

Region: N Ireland

Posted: 4/2/16


Logo: RSPBSchools Outreach Project Officer

Based at RSPB South and West Scotland Regional Office, Glasgow

3 year contract Part Time 22.5 hours per week

Salary range £18,000 to £20,000 per annum pro rata

Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to nature? Can you help others to inspire the next generation about wildlife?

If your answer is yes to all of the above, then you may be the person we are looking for to deliver our Schools Outreach Project in Glasgow. We are looking to connect children with nature in their school grounds, by delivering workshops where children can discover wildlife first hand.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Education / Volunteer Manangement

Region: Scotland

Posted: 4/2/16


logo@ BASC - The British Association for Shooting and ConservationCountry Officer Scotland  

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car  

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of over 144,500 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation.  

BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership relations and recruitment activities including specialist advice provision in areas such as firearms and game management, extension of the “Green Shoots” programme, and the organisation of members’ events.

Closing Date: 1/3/16

Sector: Country Sports / Publicity

Region: Scotland

Posted: 3/2/16


logo: RSPBLearning Assistant – 2 roles

Based in RSPB Newport Wetlands Reserve, Wales

4 month fixed term contract 30 hours per week

Salary Range £15,500 to £16,000 per annum pro rata 

Are you looking to get some quality experience with Europe's largest conservation charity, engaging with young people and delivering environmental education? Could you inspire the next generation with a passion for wildlife?  

We are looking for a Learning Assistant to work with our Learning Officer and volunteers, to deliver RSPB programmes which connect school children and young people with nature through curriculum-linked education programmes in the inspirational setting of Newport Wetlands National Nature Reserve in Wales.

Closing Date: 17/2/16

Sector: Environmental Education

Region: Wales

Posted: 3/2/16


Logo: National TrustCountryside Manager

Salary: £27,916 per annum
Contract: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hrs per week)
Location: Northumberland Coast and Farne Islands, Nr Seahouses, Northumberland

As a Countryside Manager across this varied portfolio you will be key in helping our visitors not only engage with the individual outdoor areas but also to create a link between them. The Northumberland Coast Portfolio consists of the iconic Lindisfarne Castle, the Farne Islands and stretches of some of the finest coastline in the country.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Management / Admin

Region: North East

Posted: 3/2/16


Logo: National TrustArea Ranger

Salary: £20,401 per annum
Contract: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hrs per week)
Location: Charlecote Park, Warwick, Warwickshire

As the Area Ranger, you will manage a small team of Rangers working like you throughout the portfolio: following the lead from the Property’s Business Plan you will build and manage an effective and flexible work programme for you and your team. You will support your fellow rangers in undertaking engagement and conservation work, contributing towards HLS (Higher Level Stewardship) targets.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted: 3/2/16


logo: Gloucestershire Wildlife TrustGloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Lower Woods Reserve Assistant

Part-time permanent contract (3 days per week, £15,015 per annum pro rata)

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to assist with the management of our 280ha Lower Woods Nature Reserve, and in particular to develop and manage our commercial woodland activities. The post-holder will be expected to lead a small team of volunteers and apprentices, felling and extracting trees, processing and delivering firewood, and expanding and promoting other woodland commercial activities.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 3/2/16


Logo: RSPBVisitor Experience Officer

Based at RSPB Saltholme Reserves

Permanent Role Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £15,000 to £18,000 per annum

Are you an outgoing people-person who loves the outdoors and is passionate about wildlife? Would you relish an opportunity to help people enjoy nature and inspire them to make a difference to help wildlife.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Visitor Management

Region: North East

Posted: 3/2/16


logo: Colchester CouncilCountryside Ranger
£19,263 - £22,656 per annum                             

We are seeking a suitably qualified individual to look after the Council’s Country Parks and Local Nature Reserves. Previous experience of working as a ranger in similar a setting would be advantageous. You will work on average 37 hours per week, including alternate weekends.

You will welcome visitors and provide advice and information on events as required, working alongside other rangers, contractors and volunteers to complete outdoor practical tasks, on all types of terrain and ground conditions.

Closing Date: 17/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 3/2/16


Logo: RSPBLearning and Visitor Assistant – 2 roles

Based at RSPB Saltholme Reserve

6 month contract – 18.5 hours per week

Salary range £15,500 to £16,600 per annum pro rata

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring individual to deliver a first rate educational and events programme aimed at connecting young people with nature. This is an opportunity to make a real difference enriching the lives of youngsters and inspiring them to care and learn more about the natural world. RSPB reserves are wonderful places for people and nature, providing a unique opportunity to lead curriculum-linked educational activities in a variety of habitats.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Visitor Management / Education

Region: North East

Posted: 3/2/16


Logo: RSPBPrincipal Conservation Scientist

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary range £34,500 to £38,000 per annum

The RSPB is looking for a talented person to lead a team providing scientific support for its site conservation work.  This is a varied and challenging replacement post. Site conservation includes site designation and protection, as well as assessing and responding to the effects on key wildlife sites, species and habitats of land use change and built development/ infrastructure (eg energy generation, housing, ports, transport infrastructure). Support is required primarily across our UK operations, with some support also for our international operations.  

Closing Date: 25/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 2/2/16


Logo: Hankinson Duckett AssociatesEcologist

We are looking for an experienced Ecologist to join our Thames Valley based environmental consultancy.

The successful candidate will have: good working knowledge of a broad range of British fauna and flora; aility to carry out surveys for a wide range of habitats and species, such as Phase 1 Habitat, reptile, badger, bat and amphibian surveys and working knowledge of nature conservation legislation and best practice guidance.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 2/2/16


Logo: Hankinson Duckett AssociatesSenior / Principal Ecologist

We are looking for an experienced Senior / Principal Ecologist to join our Thames Valley based environmental consultancy.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate, providing a chance to develop their career as part of an enthusiastic, friendly and professional team working in pleasant surroundings. In addition we can offer the successful candidate a competitive salary and benefits including annual bonus and contributory pension schemes.

The successful candidate will have: good working knowledge of a broad range of British fauna and flora, with ability to carry out and co-ordinate surveys for a wide range of habitats and species and proven experience in the preparation of Ecological Impact Assessments and Habitat Regulations.

Closing Date: 29/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 2/2/16


Logo: RSPBMeadows Officer

Based at RSPB Loch of Strathbeg

Fixed term contract 15 March 2016 to 10 July 2016

Part Time role 30 hours per week

Salary Range £18,350 to £20,350 per annum pro rata

Do you love meadows? We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team to organise community events to celebrate our magnificent meadows at the Loch of Strathbeg nature reserve this summer, as part of Save Our Magnificent Meadows.

Closing Date: 18/2/16

Sector: Community

Region: Scotland

Posted: 2/2/16


Logo: RSPBWarden

Based at RSPB Loch of Strathbeg Reserve

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £17,000 to £19,000 per annum

 We are looking for somebody with a passion for nature and a strong interest in wildlife management to join our North East Scotland Coastal Reserve Team.

You will lead staff, interns, volunteers and local partners to develop our reserves, improving the fortunes of threatened species and helping to engage the local community in the amazing wildlife on their doorstep. We need someone enthusiastic with good practical and communication skills, and who will become a key part of our small, dedicated team.

Closing Date: 26/2/16

Sector: Wildlife / Volunteer Management

Region: Scotland

Posted: 2/2/16


Field Studies Council

Senior Tutor (Senior Team Member)

Castle Head Field Centre, Grange-over-sands, Cumbria

Accommodation Available

Salary Range currently £20,089 - £22,925 p.a.

In this important and challenging role you will develop, plan and deliver GCSE and A-level courses, along with environmental courses for younger students. You will be expected to play a major role in the working and organisation of the education team, taking a lead role in developing programmes in one subject area and in training non-specialist staff, and have management responsibilities for specified Centre operations.

Closing Date: 16/2/16

Sector: Education

Region: North West

Posted: 2/2/16


Logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

Salary: £7.56 per hour
Contract: Fixed term, full-time (37.5 hrs per week)
Location: Blakeney National Nature Reserve, Near Moreston, Norfolk.
At the heart of the Norfolk Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Blakeney National Nature Reserve boasts wide open spaces and uninterrupted views of the beautiful North Norfolk coastline. The four

mile long shingle spit of Blakeney Point offers protection for Blakeney Harbour and the surrounding saltmarshes, providing a perfect habitat for the vast array of residential and migratory wildlife.

This is a varied role requiring a flexible, outgoing personality with a range of skills. There is a strong visitor focus alongside the management of the habitats. You will be involved in various tasks which range from estate management, to breeding bird surveys, from recruiting members, enabling access and providing inspirational visitor experiences to working with volunteers and from running events to protecting

vulnerable ground nesting birds.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Anglia

Posted: 2/2/16


Logo: BASCRegional Officer Central

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car

BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership engagement and recruitment activities. Such activities include specialist advice provision, extension of the “Green Shoots” programme, and the organisation and supervision of member’s events.

Working within a small team and reporting to the Director Central England the position is home based and will involve travel throughout the region and occasionally the UK. Ideally the Regional Officer will be based in East Anglia within the counties of Cambridgeshire, Suffolk or Essex.  

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Admin

Region: Anglia / South

Posted: 2/2/16


Logo: Surrey County CouncilSenior Project Officer (Downlands)

Pay Grade: S8, £26,798.00 per annum for full time workers

Permanent, Full Time

Location: Redhill

The Downlands Partnership is one of 3 countryside management partnerships hosted by Surrey County Council, which have been brought together into one team in 2012.

The vision for the service is ‘A flexible and responsive county-wide shared countryside management service working across boundaries and delivering exceptional value for money’. As the Senior Project Officer, you will drive the delivery of this exciting vision for the Downlands Partnership.

Closing Date: 24/2/16

Sector: Project management

Region: South

Posted: 2/2/16


Logo: Horndean Parish CouncilGrounds Manager

£24,000 pa

 Horndean Parish Council is currently responsible for approximately 60 ha of public land. The majority of this area is managed for nature conservation and public access, including 4 Local Nature Reserves and 1 Site of Special Scientific Interest. The remaining area includes parks, flower beds, play areas, sports facilities and amenity grassland, all of which are highly valued by local residents.We are looking for applicants with a broad range of skills and experience to oversee the management of this varied estate.

          

Closing Date: 24/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 2/2/16


Falkland Stewardship Trust

Falkland, Fife

Falkland Stewardship Trust (FST) is the lead partner in a Fife Rural Skills Partnership (FRSP) programme called ‘The Next Generation of Fife’s environmental champions and workforce’.

Finance and Administration Assistant

35 hours per week, Fixed-term contract, Starting salary £16,000 per annum

Programme Coordinator

28 hours per week, Fixed-term contract, £25,461 (FTE £31,826)

Closing Date: 15/2/16

Sector:  Admin / Community

Region: Scotland

Posted: 2/2/16


 

 

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logo: RSPBPolicy Officer – Connection to Nature

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

Permanent Contract – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £ 22,500 to £26,000 per annum

The post-holder will have a focus on the benefits of connecting with nature and on education policy. They will play a leading role in developing and advocating policies which enhance the public benefits of conservation through promoting connection to nature and through education policies which promote pro-environmental behaviours and sustainable living.

Closing Date: 24/2/16

Sector: Policy

Region: South

Posted: 1/2/16


logo: RSPBPolicy Officer – Climate Change

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

12 month Fixed Term Contract – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £ 22,500 to £26,000 per annum

The post will have a focus on climate change and energy policy in the UK. Ideally, you will have experience relevant to the impact of climate change on biodiversity, climate change mitigation and/or energy policy.

Closing Date: 24/2/16

Sector: Policy

Region: South

Posted: 1/2/16


Logo: National TrustArea Ranger

Salary: £20,401 per annum

Contract: Fixed-term, full-time (37.5 hrs per week)

Location: Branscombe, Seaton, Devon, EX12 3DB

As the Area Ranger for East Devon you will be primarily responsible for coordinating our volunteer scheme (currently 108 volunteers spread across 6 roles), and increasing engagement with the local community by encouraging the involvement of community groups and individuals in our work. You will also lead on the delivery of our events and programing to ensuring that they engage and enthuses visitor, and also on our educational work with local schools, colleges, and universities.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 1/2/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 1/2/16

Volunteer Assistant Ranger, Lundy Island (14/2)

Volunteer Social Media & Marketing Assistant, The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & the Black Country (22/2)

Volunteer Plant Surveyor, National Trust (18/3)

Natural Futures Traineeship, Cheshire Wildlife Trust (1/3)

Delamere’s Dragons Volunteer Trainee, Cheshire Wildlife Trust (1/3)

PR & Events Assistant, Cheshire Wildlife Trust (1/3)

Internship: Lapwing Survival on AES Fallow Plots, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (14/2)

Volunteer Seasonal Assistant, Lundy Island (29/2)

Wye Cattle Conservation Grazing Trainee, Gwent Wildlife Trust (19/2)

Canoe Assistant, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Education Assistant, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Volunteer Weekend Visitor Centre Assistant, Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust (29/2)

Events & Membership Assistant – Tayside & Fife, RSPB

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logo: RSPBReserves Project Officer

Based at RSPB Midlands Regional Office, Banbury

12 month contract  Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £19,000 to £22,000 per annum 

Can your project management expertise help us save threatened wildlife in iconic landscapes and connect hundreds of thousands of people to nature? As the Reserves Project Officer, you will directly support RSPB Project Managers in developing and implementing reserve development and wider conservation projects – from planning a new nature reserve to encouraging nature friendly housing developments.

Closing Date: 14/2/16

Sector: Admin / Countryside

Region:Midlands

Posted: 29/1/16


Logo: RSPBProject Officer (Conservation) – Arun and Rother Connections

6 month Fixed Term Contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Based at South East England Regional Office, Brighton

Salary Range £21,000 to £23,000 per annum

To coordinate the delivery of a programme of work to control invasive non-native species (INNS) in the Arun and Western Streams catchment in West Sussex. The Arun and Western Streams invasive species strategy highlights nine problematic species that require control within the catchment. Further information about these species is available via www.arunwesternstreams.org.uk/invasives and the summary of the strategy is available via www.arunwesternstreams.org.uk/resources.

Closing Date: 14/2/16

Sector: Wildlife / Countryside / Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 29/1/16


logo: Canal & River TrustVolunteer Development Coordinators x 2

London Docklands - full time 12 month fixed term contract

£25k-£35k dependent upon experience, plus £3,752 inner London allowance

Milton Keynes – full time permanent contract

£25k-£35k dependent upon experience plus £1,910 outer London allowance

Our volunteers already make a significant contribution to our work across the waterways and the continued delivery of high quality sustainable volunteering opportunities is essential.  As part of this role you will implement the volunteering strategy at a local level by establishing, growing and maintaining volunteer relationships. 

Closing Date: 12/2/16

Sector: Volunteer Management

Region: South

Posted: 29/1/16


Logo: Greater Lincolnshire Nature PartnershipInformation Officer

Based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire

£16,500-18,500pa

Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for a data specialist to further develop the Local Sites system in Greater Lincolnshire.  The Information Officer will also contribute to the wider data needs of the GLNP acting as an ambassador for biological information. The GLNP is a government accredited Local Nature Partnership and the Information Officer is a replacement role providing the successful applicant with an opportunity to make their mark in nature conservation.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Admin

Region: Midlands

Posted: 28/1/16


Findlay Ecology Services Ltd is a small growing consultancy based in the Scottish Borders town of Kelso, but working throughout Scotland.

We seek a Seasonal Ecologist with experience in moorland bird surveys or to have demonstrable skills and competence to undertake this type of bird work.

Closing Date: 12/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 28/1/16


Logo: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust Reserve Manager

WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week

£26,127 - £27,503pa

We are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic individual to manage and enhance the biodiversity of the 1,500 acre reserve at WWT Caerlaverock and its farm holdings. This involves; the upkeep and regeneration of site infrastructure, innovative management of wetland/farmland habitats and species monitoring.

Closing Date: 14/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 28/1/16


Logo: Dumfries & Galloway CouncilGalloway Glens LPS Development Officer (Temporary)

Dumfries

£35,064 - £37,803

 Dumfries and Galloway Council, as lead partner in a proposed £5.5m, five year, Landscape Partnership Scheme, has been awarded first round development funding of £185,500 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to develop the Galloway Glens project.

We are now looking for a highly motivated and experienced Development Officer to take forward the detailed development of a range of projects and work alongside partners to produce a comprehensive and successful second-round bid.  This is a full time temporary post, initially until May 2017.

Closing Date: 11/2/16

Sector: Project Management

Region: Scotland

Posted: 28/1/16


Logo: Cairngorms Outdoor Access TrustEmployer   Cairngorms Outdoor Access Trust

Post Title   Activity Project Officer (Volunteering & Education)

Grade        Practitioner H, £23,578 to £25,039

Duration     Fixed term appointment to May 2020.

Location     Balloch West Dunbartonshire

 Do you want to help preserve our nation’s most iconic landscapes? Are you passionate about the benefits of conservation volunteering? Can you inspire teachers and children to see mountains as their classroom? Do you have the enthusiasm to motivate people of all ages to become conservation activists?

YES? Then our exciting opportunity to join The Mountains and The People project as Activity Project Officer may be perfect for you.

Closing Date: 25/2/16

Sector: Volunteer Management / Education

Region: Scotland

Posted: 28/1/16


Logo: Cannock Chase CouncilCommunity Gardener (Maintenance)

18.5 Hours per week

Fixed Term up to 5 years from appointment

You will be responsible for maintaining on a range of horticultural projects in Hednesford Park that will involve engaging with community groups, schools, volunteers, local horticulture colleges and gardening clubs.

Community Gardening Promotions Officer

18.5 Hours per week

Fixed Term up to 5 years from appointment

You will be responsible for delivering a range of horticultural projects in Hednesford Park that will involve engaging with community groups, schools, volunteers, local horticulture colleges and gardening clubs.

Closing Date: 12/2/16

Sector: Horticulture / Community / Publicity

Region: Midlands

Posted: 28/1/16


Logo: Bowhill House & Country EstateSeasonal Part Time Ranger

14th March to 25th September

Bowhill House & Country Estate

 The Buccleuch Ranger Service is based at three sites throughout the South of Scotland, Bowhill, Drumlanrig and Dalkeith.  Our rangers at each location are responsible for enhancing visitor enjoyment of the countryside by providing and maintaining facilities, conservation of the natural heritage and providing educational information to visitors.

In this role you will work with a small dynamic team to assist in the running of the adventure playground, courtyard area and marked trails.  In addition, you will plan and lead children’s activities, guided walks and wildlife sessions.   

Closing Date: 26/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 27/1/16


Logo: RSPBProgramme Development Manager Living Levels

Based at NRW Offices, Newport, Wales

18 month contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £28,000 to £32,000 per annum

We are a partnership of 12 organistions led by RSPB Cymru working together to reconnect people and communities on the Gwent Levels to their landscape and provide a sustainable future for this historic and unique place. We want to recapture and enhance the natural and historic heritage; celebrate its stories; provide new opportunities for learning, skills, participation and investment; encourage and provide access for all; and build capacity, resilience that will ensure a long-term future for this area.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Project Management / Community

Region: Wales

Posted: 27/1/16


Coignafearn Estate

Estate Couple

Experienced Estate Stalker/Handyman (tractor and excavator proficiency essential) and Housekeeper Couple required for a progressive Estate near Inverness. Good accommodation provided. Excellent terms and conditions for the right Couple.

Closing Date: 26/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 27/1/16


Seasonal Assistant Ranger

Starting salary: £16,231 pa pro rata (37 hrs p/w) PG3

This is a temporary contract for 6 months

Plus Local Government Pension Scheme

Hours: 40hrs per week

The Christchurch and East Dorset Partnership is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person to join the Ranger team at Moors Valley Country Park on a 6 month temporary contract, from late March to September. You will be involved with all aspects of running this busy country park: Through our visitor engagement programme you will be helping school groups, families and children discover the park’s nature. You will get involved with visitor services work at the Visitor Centre and all tasks involved in the day to day running of Moors Valley Country Park. This post will provide great all round experience for someone starting their career as a Ranger.

Closing Date: 14/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Services

Region: South West

Posted: 26/1/16


Logo: Somerset Wildlife TrustConservation Officer - Wetland Farm Liaison 

£24,694 per annum (pro-rata) - 12 month contract

Based in Taunton or Cheddar

Somerset Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced Conservation Officer to help deliver conservation projects in the Somerset Levels and Moors. The main focus will be the exciting Hills to Levels project. This is a partnership project of Somerset Wildlife Trust, FWAG South West, RSPB and Royal Bath and West Society, and is funded by players of the Peoples' Postcode Lottery. The Conservation Officer will work in the lower catchments of the Brue, Parrett and Tone rivers and will help farms and businesses in these areas become more resilient to future flooding. The conservation officer will offer advice and grants to help farmers in flood prone areas to adapt so that future flooding has a smaller impact on their business.

Closing Date: 14/2/16

Sector: Advisory / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 26/1/16


Logo: RSKRSK’s internationally recognised ecology team are currently recruiting high-calibre Ecologists at all levels across any of our UK offices in Bristol, Cheshire, Coventry, Glasgow or Hemel Hempstead.

Successful candidates will join a supportive team that includes NE bat trainers, BSBI county-recorders, university lecturers and directors/trustees of nature conservation charities.  Whilst well known for working on large infrastructure projects, we also work on a wide variety of smaller developments as well as more unusual projects for nature conservation charities and government bodies.

Delete Date: 23/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands / North West / Scotland / South

Posted: 26/1/16


Logo: Foxglove Covert LNRReserve Manager

Starting salary is £18,000-£19,000 subject to experience and performance.

Foxglove Covert, situated on the edge of Catterick Garrison, is an award-winning Local Nature Reserve (LNR) with a state-of-the-art Field Centre and extensive visitor facilities. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and industrious Reserve Manager. The emphasis of this post will be on practical site management, community involvement, education, and promotion of the LNR to deliver real benefit to the local area.  A knowledge and personal interest in conservation, species identification and bird ringing is essential.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: North East

Posted: 26/1/16


Logo: National TrustArea Ranger

Salary: £20,401 per annum

Contract: Full-time, Permanent (37.5 hrs per week)

Location: Bridgwater

Based at Fyne Court you will be responsible for looking after National Trust properties on the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. You will help us care for a diverse range of places including the heathland hill tops and valley oakwoods of the Quantock Common SSSI through to the wild garden and parkland of Fyne Court to the iconic Wellington Monument rising from the woodland and flower rich grassland on the northern scarp of the Blackdown Hills.

Closing Date: 12/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 26/1/16


Logo: Cairngorms Outdoor Access TrustPath Skills Training Course

This is an exciting opportunity for 8 individuals to join The Mountains and The People project on a work based training course within the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park. Over 6 months you will learn practical skills and work towards a level 2 Sottish Vocational Qualification (SVQ).

Trainees on the course will be paid at national minimum wage. You will learn the techniques of upland and lowland path construction through practical training backed up by 2 weeks of work experience with an established pathwork contracting team.  In addition you will learn associated countryside skills such as fencing, dyking, vegetation management, surveying and environmental good practice. 

Closing Date: 15/2/16

Sector: Rights of Way / Countryside

Region: Scotland

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 26/1/16


Graduate Ecologist

Location: Exeter office

Salary: £16640 (pro rata)

The position would initially be temporary for a 6 month period, with the possibility of a permanent contract dependent on performance and workloads.

Our busy ecology team requires a graduate ecologist to assist during the survey season. The successful applicants would be based in our Exeter office however they will be working on sites throughout the UK. The role will involve a wide variety of survey work, together with office based activities including data searches, data analysis and providing various project support to consultants.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South West

Posted: 26/1/16


Logo: Pensthorpe Conservation TrustAvicultural Warden – Fixed Term Contract

Post will commence: April 2016 with interviews anticipated to take place in March 2016.

Salary: National Minimum Wage for age group

Pensthorpe Conservation Trust is a charitable trust based at Pensthorpe Natural Park in Fakenham, North Norfolk. Key elements of the role relate to the Corncrake Release Project; including incubation, rearing, release and maintaining high standards of bio-security and cleanliness. Additionally it will be a requirement to assist with general warden duties such as enclosure maintenance and visitor interaction by delivering informative talks. The position is ideally suited to someone looking to enhance their CV and with a passion for wildlife.

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Wildlife / Countryside

Region: Anglia

Posted: 26/1/16


Natural England

15 Month Work Based Diploma Training Placement

1 x NNR Base: Lower Derwent Valley, Yorkshire.

1 x NNR Base: Cotswold Commons and Beechwoods, Gloucestershire.

1 x NNR Base: Suffolk Coast, Frostenden, Suffolk.

1 x NNR Base: Woodwalton Ramsey Heights, Cambridgeshire.

1 x NNR Base: Wye NNR workbase, Hastingleigh, Kent.

 This is an opportunity to undertake a training placement on a Natural England managed National Nature Reserve (NNR), or a suite of NNRs as specified.

Delete Date: 23/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Ecology / Wildlife

Region: Anglia / North East / South

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 26/1/16


Administrative and Information Assistant

Lulworth Estate Ranger Team

Working in a busy Jurassic Coast Heritage Centre for the countryside Ranger Team, you will be the first point of call for many site based enquiries and bookings. You will also be an administrator to the department which will include report writing, data analysis and health and safety among other duties.

Closing Date: 16/2/16

Sector: Admin

Region: South West

Posted: 25/1/16


Field Studies Council

BioLinks Project Officer (Development Phase)

Biolinks is a new FSC project which will bring together existing volunteers, with skills in biological recording and identification, and new volunteers. This is an externally funded post (HLF) and is offered in the first instance for 9 months starting as soon as possible in 2016.

The actual salary will be £23,399 based on 9 months. (The full 12 month equivalent would be £31,199 per annum) 

The office location for this development phase project officer is flexible to enable FSC to appoint the most skilled person for the job. The working base for this phase could be the officer’s home, FSC Head Office (Shropshire) or FSC Juniper Hall (Surrey).

Closing Date: 15/2/16

Sector: Ecology / Volunteer Management

Region: Midlands / South

Posted: 25/1/16


logo: BASCRegional Officer North England

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car          

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of over 144,500 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation.

BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership engagement and recruitment activities. Such activities include specialist advice provision, extension of the “Green Shoots” programme, and the organisation and supervision of member’s events. 

Closing Date: 15/2/16

Sector: Advisory / Membership

Region: North East

Posted: 25/1/16


logo: Aigas

 

Seasonal Environmental Education Officer at Aigas Field Centre

Wanted at Aigas Field Centre from March 2016, a seasonal education officer to help our team in their work for our environmental education charity Naturedays. This is a live in post. For more information about Naturedays, see our website www.naturedays.org.uk.

Closing Date: 12/2/16

Sector: Education

Region: Scotland

Posted: 25/1/16


logo: PlantlifeNatural networks in the Balkans

International Project Manager

Are you motivated to safe guard some of Europe's most Important Plant Areas? Working with international partners across the Balkans and Turkey you will manage an ambitious programme to conserve wild plants and habitats for people in the south and east Mediterranean.

Building on the successful Natural Networks project you will initially work with expert partners in Macedonia, Montenegro and Turkey to improve the knowledge on the status and distribution of selected plants and habitats, support the development and delivery of conservation projects within selected sites and influence relevant policy mechanism to secure the long term conservation of these Important Plant Areas.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Advisory / Project Management

Region: South

Posted: 25/1/16


logo: Ecology SolutionsAssistant Ecologist & Seasonal 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 are seeking to recruit an Assistant Ecologist to join our dynamic team. The role will require the applicants to assist senior staff in the day to day running of our projects, both in the field and in the office.  

We also have vacancies for Seasonal Field Surveyors to be involved in protected species survey and translocation work in various locations across the UK.

Delete Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 25/1/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 25/1/16

Stirley Farm Education Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (12/2)

Inspiring People Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (2/3)

Gardens Co-Ordinator Internship, The Wilderness Trust (12/2)

Countryside Management Internship, The Wilderness Trust (12/2)

Seasonal Ranger (Events, Education & Front Of House), Kelburn Castle & Country Centre (12/2)

Conservation Trainee – Buckinghamshire, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (19/2)

Residential Volunteer Bird Surveyor, RSPB (29/2)

Residential Volunter Long Term Placement, RSPB (14/2)

Volunteer Wildlife Protection & Watchpoint Ranger, National Trust (14/2)

Bath Skyline Full Time Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (19/2)

Living Seas Centre Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (19/2)

Green Action Trainees, The Conservation Volunteers (12/2)

Conservation Assistant (Volunteer) X 4, Natural England (22/2)

Residential Volunteer – Survey & Monitoring, RSPB (15/2)

Devon Countryside Access Forum Members, Devon County Council (25/2)

Volunteer Education Assistant, Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

Arun & Rother Connections Project Volunteer, RSPB (1/3)

Schools Outreach Session Leader, RSPB

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

Every Thursday at Brockholes Nature Reserve, Preston Lancashire Wildlife Trust run a Conservation Work Party

Bradford Environmental Education Service has regular Friday Conservation Volunteer Workday in and around Bradford through to March

 


Logo: RSPBVisitor Experience Officer

Based at RSPB Cambs and Fens Area Office , Swavesey

8 month contract Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £15,000 to £18,000 per annum

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge this summer? We are looking for a great communicator with a passion for nature to deliver an exciting visitor experience programme connecting people with nature across the 400ha of wetlands at Fen Drayton Lakes.

Closing Date: 11/2/16 extended

Sector: Visitor Management

Region: Anglia

Posted: 22/1/16


Logo: RSPBSenior Project Manager

Based at Ynys-hir or Lake Vyrnwy Reserve

Maternity Cover – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £22,500 to £25,000 per annum

Are you motivated by working through others; influencing and motivating people to deliver results? Are you well organised and systematic whilst able to cope with a changing environment? We are looking for a senior project manager to help us deliver a variety of infrastructure, ecological, funding bids and other projects across the RSPB's Mid-Wales reserves with an initial focus on Lake Vyrnwy and Ynys-hir.

Closing Date: 16/2/16

Sector: Project Management

Region: Wales

Posted: 22/1/16


Logo: RSPBPolicy Officer, International

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

12 month fixed term contract

Salary Range£22,500 to £26,000 per annum

2016 is an important year for international policy-making on the natural environment.  The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) will be holding its biennial Conference of Parties in Mexico, Cancun, which will be an important milestone in ensuring Governments around the world meet their commitments. We are looking for a confident advocate and strategic thinker who can coordinate across the International Directorate, work with the International Science Team and with the domestic and EU policy teams.

Closing Date: 12/2/16

Sector: Policy

Region: South

Posted: 22/1/16


logo: Thomson EcologyPrincipal Ecological Consultant (Leeds)

We are the UK’s leading independent ecology consultancy employing over 125 permanent staff at our offices in Guildford, Cardiff and Leeds. We have expertise in terrestrial and aquatic ecology, marine biology, habitat restoration, arboriculture, and we have an award-winning GIS team. We are looking for a self- motivated Principal Ecological Consultant to join our Leeds office at an exciting time for development in Northern England.

Delete Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: North East

Posted: 22/1/16


Logo: CGP Books  

Estate Gardener

Up to £20k, depending on experience

 At CGP we obsess about high standards across the whole company.  With offices across four sites in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District our grounds are no exception.

We take great care of our 40 acre Eccle Riggs estate (including a golf course and cricket pitch) and our extensive private gardens.  You may have a few years’ experience already, or you could be looking for a change of career. There’ll be opportunities to learn and develop, and the important thing is you will take great pride in your work. 

  

          

Closing Date: 22/2/16

Sector: Horticulture

Region: North West

Posted: 21/1/16


Logo: National TrustCountryside Manager

Salary:              £28,000 per annum
Contract:          Fixed term to 30/04/19, full-time
Location:          Sherborne Estate, Lodge Park, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL54 3PP 

This is a 3 year fixed term role designed to help us develop new ways of working and operating at Sherborne Park Estate at the early stage of the ‘Sustainable Sherborne’ project.

The project’s goal is to see the Estate transformed over 15 years into a sustainable exemplar of a modern farmed lowland estate. An exemplar for land management, for biodiversity and for access. We are looking to ensure a key living Cotswold landscape is restored, neglected wildlife and nature habitats recreated, and a passionate community strengthened.

Closing Date: 14/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Project Management

Region: South

Posted: 20/1/16


Logo: The Traditional CompanyFencing Installers ( Experienced and Starters)

HQ Leicestershire and Hampshire (southern base)

Salary dependent on experience.  

We are a leading and national company that is looking to employ a number of fencing installers preferably with a fencing background to work as part of a team.

We manufacture and install estate fencing and due to the growth of the company we are looking to develop and strengthen our teams.  

Delete Date: 17/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands / South

Posted: 20/1/16


logo: Wood-land Southwest Ltd 

Wood-Land Southwest ltd

Team Member

Wood-Land Southwest is looking for an experienced countryside and grounds maintenance operative to work in their expanding team.

Works to include tree planting, tree and scrub clearance, rights of way clearance, fencing, spraying and grass cutting.

Delete Date: 16/2/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 19/1/16


logo: ECOSA - Ecological Survey & Assessment LtdVacancy: Recruiting bat surveyors for 2016

Each year, ECOSA relies on a pool of skilled bat surveyors to help deliver our busy survey schedule. If you are an experienced bat surveyor seeking work out of office hours, ECOSA would love to hear from you ahead of the 2016 bat survey season.

We ask that all applicants have a familiarity with use of recording equipment and bat detectors, however, full training will be provided. We look for a high standard of work and competence in producing clear and thorough results. Licensed bat workers are, of course, welcomed.

Delete Date: 16/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 19/1/16


logo: IKM ConsultingSenior Ecologist

Location: Grangemouth, Scotland

Salary: Depending on experience

Duration: Permanent, Part-time/Full-time Position

 IKM’s main focus is to deliver solutions and manage risk on a wide variety of projects including housing developments, retail, transport, renewable and industrial. IKM Consulting is proud of its close relationship with its clients and has a privileged reputation for its portfolio of high profile projects. Due to our continued growth we are looking for a talented senior ecologist who has a proven track record in ecology, nature, conservation and biodiversity.

Delete Date: 15/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/1/16


Site Maintenance Assistant

Simonsbath House Hotel & Outdoor Centre

Working pattern: 24 hours a week, over 4 days (additional hours available for project working)

Pay: Between £7.25 - £8 per hour, depending on experience

The post involves undertaking a wide range of repairs; general upkeep of properties and outdoor Centre equipment. This will include duties such as painting, woodwork and general plumbing skills, also all ground works, such as grass cutting, strimming, hedge cutting, fencing, etc.

Delete Date: 15/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 18/1/16

 


logo: IKM ConsultingEcologist

Location: Grangemouth, Scotland

Salary: Dependent on experience

Duration: Full Time, Permanent

IKM Consulting Ltd is a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing a wide range of services across the UK and beyond, with its Head Office in Grangemouth. IKM’s main focus is to deliver solutions and manage risk on a wide variety of projects including housing developments, retail, transport, renewable and industrial. IKM Consulting is proud of its close relationship with its clients and has a privileged reputation for its portfolio of high profile projects.

Delete Date: 15/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/1/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 18/1/16

The Blackdown Hills Natural Futures (BHNF) Project is offering three positions to ambitious Trainee Ecologists (15/2)

Voluntary Intern x 2, RSPB (12/2)

Full Time Volunteer – Uplands, National Trust (1/3)

Conservation Volunteer, Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Seasonal Countryside Ranger (Volunteer), Kelburn Country Centre (12/2)

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

12/2/16 Limestone Grassland conservation on Bunting Hill, Nailsworth, with TCV repeated on 16/2/16

20/2/16 Graffham Down work party with The ARC Project and the Graffham Down Trust

The Canal Crew run workdays along the Kennet & Avon Canal in Newbury, Berks every Tuesday work involves hedge coppicing, laying & tree planting. Organised by TCV

Keep Wales Tidy has workdays throughout January in Wales

Every Wednesday the Greenteam Volunteers are out throughout Harlow organised by Harlow Council

Every Tuesday Harlow Council  also run the Wildspace! Volunteers in Parndon Wood, Harlow

Every Tuesday & Wednesday, some Saturdays Churchyard Task Team Volunteers are out in North Shropshire with Caring for God's Acre

2nd Wednesday of the month Warwickshire County Council run Practical Rights of Way Management workdays in South Warwickshire

 


 Seasonal Ranger – Events, Education and Front of House

Location: Kelburn Castle and Estate, Fairlie, near Largs, North Ayrshire

 Full-time and Seasonal (1st March – 31st October) for a five day week 9am-6pm

Although seasonal, this is a key post at Kelburn Castle and Estate, an award-winning multi-functional and beautiful estate located near Largs, ½ hour drive from Glasgow. The post holder is head of rangers events and requires a leader to drive forward events, organise staff and remain aware of all visitor services issues.

Closing Date: 12/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 15/1/16


logo: Absolute Ecology wildlife surveysEcologist Vacancy

Due to the successful year Absolute Ecology LLP is looking for an enthusiastic ecologist whom wishes to be a part of a new and growing company.

The Ecologist will be involved in all areas of our work with an emphasis on phase 1 habitat surveys, protected species surveys, including bat surveys.

The job role will also involve travel to neighbouring local counties such as Cheshire, Derbyshire, Shropshire and West Midlands with the rare occasion of working further afield.

The job role has flexible working such as homebased working so not just office based providing less travel and more family time.

Closing Date: 12/2/16 extended

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 15/1/16


logo: RSKArboricultural Consultant

RSK Environment Ltd, part of the RSK Group plc, is one of the largest independently owned Environmental Consultancy’s.  Within our wide range of services offerings, we have a small yet growing Arboricultural team based in Hemel Hempstead.  Due to an increase in workload we are now looking to recruit an additional arboricultural consultant.  The post is likely to require a mix of days on site and in the office, therefore the successful candidate must be happy to travel and stay away for periods of time.

Delete Date: 11/2/16

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: South

Posted: 14/1/16


Logo: Wokingham Borough CouncilEstate Worker

£19,048 - £19,742

Estate worker required to join friendly team. Looking after 18 sites throughout Wokingham Borough, including Country Parks, Nature Reserves, SANGS and 143 miles of Public Rights of Way.  Duties to include general maintenance, health and safety inspections, conservation tasks and working with volunteers and the public. Applicants should have a keen interest in land management and working outdoors.

Closing Date: 14/2/16

Sector: Countryside / Volunteer Management / Rights of Way

Region: South

Posted: 14/1/16


Logo: RSPBWarden

Based on Isle of Coll Reserve

12 month Fixed Term contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £16,350 to £18,000 per annum

We are looking for someone with strong interest in wildlife management that has an interest working in an unusual location. The Isle of Coll Reserve has a wealth of wildlife with corncrake management at its heart, with an abundance of waders, raptors, inverts and flora it’s a naturalists dream. The candidate will be very self motivated and have a track record of working in wildlife conservation with particular focus on habitat management. You will work with the Site Manager to achieve the priority habitat management of the reserve and be at the centre of running of the newly created residential volunteering programme. In addition to good wildlife knowledge we are looking for someone with good practical skills, a good communicator and able to work under their own initiative.  

Closing Date: 12/2/16

Sector: Wildlife / Visitor Services

Region: Scotland

Posted: 14/1/16


Logo: Woodland TrustAssistant Woodland Site Managers x2

 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. We’re recruiting for 2 Assistant Site Managers to support the management of a portfolio of sites in the Central and North Eastern region of England. The role will involve the supervision of contracts to the highest professional standard, ensuring full compliance with our FSC certification and in accordance with all Woodland Trust Health and Safety policies and procedures, to deliver the maximum benefit for the Trusts aims as outlined in its Strategic Plan.

Closing Date: 19/2/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Admin / Community

Region: Midlands / North East

Posted: 13/1/16


Logo: RSPBSchools Product Officer

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary range £20,000 to £24,000 per annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic team member with experience of project management, a good knowledge of the UK education system, wildlife and proactive social media experience to support our work connecting young people to nature.

Closing Date: 11/2/16

Sector: Education

Region: South

Posted: 13/1/16


Logo: Ecology By DesignEcologist / Senior Ecologist

Location: Oxfordshire

Salary: Starting at £22,000 for ecologist level and up to £35,000 for senior level

Ecology by Design was setup by Ben Gardner in January 2015 and after a very successful first year in business we seek to expand the business. We provide ecology consultancy services to a wide range of clients. We pride ourselves in technical excellence and providing an innovative, pragmatic, client friendly service. The business is a successful start-up business and we seek people who are keen to work in ecology, strive for excellence and are excited by being part of a new business.

Closing Date: 12/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 13/1/16


Logo: RSPBLearning Assistant – 2 roles

Based at RSPB Rainham Marshes Reserve

Fixed Term Contracts 11/4/16 to 11/8/16

Salary Range £15,500 to £16,000 per annum pro rata

Rainham Marshes is a unique setting on the banks of the river Thames, close to central London. Our site provides children from all walks of life with the opportunity to engage with nature, often for the first time, with hands on, exciting learning activities. Together with a Learning Officer and volunteers, you will inspire school children and groups visiting us at Rainham Marshes.

Closing Date: 15/2/16

Sector: Education / Visitor Services

Region: South

Posted: 12/1/16


Logo: Blackdown Hills Natural Futures       

Trainee Ecologist Positions x3

Are you looking for a way into a career in ecology and conservation?

The Blackdown Hills Natural Futures (BHNF) Project is offering three positions to ambitious Trainee Ecologists looking for a way into jobs in the sector.

Our programme is expressly structured to rapidly increase the employability of our Trainee Ecologists. Whether you are hoping for a career in ecological consultancy or looking for a thorough foundation of fieldwork to support a career in conservation, we aim to give you the edge.

      

Closing Date: 15/2/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South West

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 12/1/16


Operation New World: No cost, one week training course in the Canary Islands

Delete Date: 29/2/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: International

Posted: 21/12/15


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