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FSC believes the more we know about and take inspiration from the world around us the more we can appreciate its needs and protect its diversity and beauty for future generations.  We currently have a vacancy for: 

Field Teacher – Tutor (specialism in Geography)

Preston Montford Field Centre, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Live in accommodation available 

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: 3/9/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 20/8/14


logo: 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, 9 Visitor Centres and around 100 staff. 

Working in partnership with Southend-on-Sea Borough Council  

Gunners Park Ranger 

Salary up to £22,546 pa + Pension + Travel

On the north coast of the Thames, Gunners Park and Shoeburyness Old Ranges are a haven for wildlife.  The partnership between the EWT and Southend Borough Council are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a background in the land management and conservation sector to develop this diverse urban fringe parkland.

Delete Date: 17/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 20/8/14


logo: Butterfly Conservation ScotlandButterfly Conservation Scotland is a leading wildlife charity working to conserve butterflies, moths and our environment. We currently have the following vacancy: 

Peatland Restoration Project Officer (Part-time, Maternity Cover)

Temporary contract until 31 March 2015 to cover maternity leave

Salary £22,723- £26,958 pa pro-rata (dependent on experience) plus pension contribution 

We require a highly motivated and experienced Project Officer to recruit, develop and support a new volunteer group that is carrying out peatland restoration works on local authority and private land in conjunction with Butterfly Conservation Scotland staff and volunteers.  

Work will include planning and delivery of site management programmes, organising/undertaking monitoring of species and habitats, supporting and training volunteers, leading work parties and events and maintaining effective administration procedures and records.

Closing Date: 12/9/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 20/8/14


logo: Butterfly ConservationDo you want to play a crucial role in a leading UK conservation charity working to protect butterflies, moths and our environment?  We currently have the following exciting opportunities: 

Senior Fundraising Officer

Part-time (22.12 hours) per week

In the region of £27,168 pa pro-rata (dependent on experience) plus 5% pension contribution.

Home based or at Butterfly Conservation’s Head Office at East Lulworth, Dorset 

Working within our Fundraising Team, you will raise income from a number of sources to help save threatened butterflies and moths.

Fundraising Officer

Full-time (37 hours) per week

In the region of £22,723 pa (dependent on experience) plus 5% pension contribution. Based at Head Office in East Lulworth, Dorset

Responsibilities will include supporting the Fundraising Team by maintaining good working relationships with funding bodies, trusts and corporate partners, planning and managing fundraising events and activities and researching new fundraising opportunities.

Closing Date: 12/9/14

Region: South West

Posted: 20/8/14


logo: The Wildlife TrustsDerbyshire Wildlife Trust 

Wildlife Supporter Officer 

Part Time (up to 16 hpw)

FTE salary £14,580 pa pro rata (£7.57 ph) + uncapped commission and pension  

Are you an outgoing, target-driven person who loves to meet new people, enjoys working outdoors and wants to help us to protect Derbyshire’s wildlife? 

If so, this is the sales job for you. We need someone who can inspire the public about the great work we do, enlisting their support for the Trust by becoming a member and signing up to a regular direct debit donation.

Closing Date: 7/9/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 20/8/14


Seafari Adventures (Oban)

Wildlife Guide

Seafari Adventures (Oban) operate a fleet of modern RIBs. Based at Easdale, Oban Scotland West Coast and are a VisitScotland 4* Wildlife Experience. We seek someone to work with us until mid November 2014. The post will include wildlife guiding but you will also spend time helping us complete other jobs and close down for the season (last tour 3/11).

Closing Date: 31/8/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 19/8/14


Game & Wildlife Conservation TrustResearch Assistants / Senior Research Assistants         

Salary: £16-25K, dependent on experience

GWCT currently have up to four vacancies within their Upland Research Group. We are looking for two RA/SRA positions; one in Teesdale, northern England, the other in the Scottish Highlands at Perth. Furthermore, we are seeking two RA positions, both limited period appointments for six months based in North Wales.  The successful post holders will assist in the running of upland gamebird projects, principally red grouse and other wildlife, in northern England, the Scottish Highlands and Wales. Of particular interest are spatial GIS projects investigating the effects of heather burning on red grouse, translocation and radio-tracking of black grouse and the effects of grouse moor restoration on gamebirds and other wildlife.  Key tasks will include collecting field data on grouse species and their parasites and predators, managing databases, providing advice on moorland management to owners and graziers and helping with preparation of reports and publications.  

Closing Date: 19/9/14

Region: North East, Scotland & Wales

Posted: 19/8/14


Logo: SLR ConsultingSLR is recruiting:

Ecologists – Senior, Associate and Principal Grades plus Assistants/Casual Staff

Multiple locations

With over 30 experienced Ecology professionals undertaking a wide range of projects throughout the UK, SLR Consulting leads the way in providing exemplar advice and services.  We have a real passion for what we do, and due to continued commercial success and a very healthy work book we have fantastic opportunities for experienced professionals to become part of the SLR team.

Delete Date: 16/9/14

Region: Various

Posted: 19/8/14


Panshanger Park Forest School Officer

£25,665 - £27,575 plus 7% pension

Two year fixed term contract with possibility of extension. Full time – 37.5 hours per week

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and Lafarge Tarmac are working in partnership to develop a Forest School initiative based at Panshanger Park near Hertford. The post holder will develop, plan and deliver a Forest School programme that is complimentary to the national curriculum.

logo: The Wildlife Trusts 50 years Herts & Middlesex

Closing Date: 2/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 18/8/14


Chat Moss Community Project Officer

Full-time - 37.5 hours per week

£21,318.00 per annum

Fixed Term Contract until August 2018

Based at the Environmental Resource Centre, 499 – 511 Bury Road, Bolton, BL2 6DH

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Officer to help deliver the learning, participation and engagement opportunities on our Bring Back the Bog! project, working within the communities around Chat Moss, with specific targets in Irlam and Cadishead.

logo: The Wildlife Trusts - Lancashire, Manchester & N Merseyside

Closing Date: 1/9/14

Region: North West

Posted: 18/8/14


logo: Scottish Natural Heritage - all of nature for all of ScotlandEcoCo Life+ Project Manager

£31,903 to £39,715

Location: Stirling (Other Central Belt offices may be considered, with home working an option)

Contract Type: Temporary (Contract end date: 1 March 2019)

The “EcoCo LIFE+’ project is an exciting and new habitat creation and restoration project in Scotland’s Central Belt for the ‘implementation of integrated habitat networks to improve ecological coherence across the Central Scotland Green Network area’. The project runs from September 2014 to August 2018 and is a £2.3m (€3.1m) LIFE biodiversity project funded by 8 partners including the EU.

Closing Date: 7/9/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/8/14


logo: National TrustGardener

Salary: £17,266 per annum

Location: Winkworth Arboretum, Godalming, Surrey

If you want a career in Gardening, we can offer you some of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in the UK to work in. Green-fingered and hands-on, you’ll make sure that all gardens and grounds here are beautifully presented and kept. This will include the planting and maintenance of trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants, ground cover and annual bedding, hedge clipping, pruning and mowing. You’ll also assist garden volunteers and support and help them to make the most of their time here.

Closing Date: 29/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 18/8/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 18/8/14

Conservation Volunteer Officers, TCV Scotland

Conservation & Access Projects Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers (1/9)

Volunteer Trainee Warden Medway Smile, Kent Wildlife Trust (27/8)

Volunteer Reserve Officer (VRO), Durham Wildlife Trust (1/9)

Conservation Ranger, National Trust (3/10)

Orchard Volunteer, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (14/9)

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Logo: KWESKWES – Kent Woodland Employment Scheme

 Woodland Team Leader

Mid Kent

Range £22,000 - £27,000

The Job:  KWES – Kent Woodland Employment Scheme is a training charity that aims to improve the management of ancient woodlands by recruiting, training and mentoring apprentices to become skilled and productive coppice workers to supply the woodland industry with the labour it requires.  The project will provide theoretical and practical training for its apprentices in all aspects of woodland management over a three year period and aims to produce a sustainable financial output.

Delete Date: 12/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 15/8/14


Logo: New Forest National Park AuthorityCoastal Ranger

New Forest National Park, Hampshire

£21,411 - £24,354 per annum

37 hours per week

We are looking for a Coastal Ranger to work jointly with the New Forest National Park Authority and Hampshire County Council to promote the special qualities of the National Park and foster greater understanding and enjoyment of the environment among local communities and visitors along the coastal fringe of the New Forest.

Closing Date: 2/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 15/8/14


Logo: The National Trust for ScotlandForester/Estate Worker

Inverewe Garden and Estate, Poolewe, Ross-shire

Starting Salary £16,068

Permanent, 39 hours per week

Accommodation may be available to rent

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Forester/Estate worker to join our Forestry team at Inverewe Garden and Estate to assist in the maintenance and development of the woodlands of the beautiful and scenic Inverewe Estate.

Closing Date: 1/9/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 15/8/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeAgri-Environment Support Officer

Based at North Wales Bangor Office

12 month contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary £18,000 to £20,000 per annum

RSPB Cymru is seeking an agri-environment support officer to support the successful delivery of the Glastir scheme on the RSPB estate in Wales. Working with a range of colleagues, including wardens, land agents, ecologists and many others including external stakeholders, this is a unique opportunity to coordinate the delivery of an agri-environment scheme for the RSPB on a country wide scale.

Closing Date: 14/9/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 14/8/14


Countryside Manager

Grade B Salary: £30,922 - £38,660 per annum

Permanent, full time 37 hours per week

We are looking for a highly motivated, conscientious and enthusiastic Countryside Manager to lead our busy team.  This role is responsible for the management of our 650 hectares of diverse sites, including wetlands, woodlands, grasslands and heathlands. The successful post holder will provide strategic advice and guidance on nature conservation issues and be responsible for the management of the borough’s amenity tree stock.

Closing Date: 3/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/8/14


Logo: UKSAUKSA is an Isle of Wight based youth charity set up to provide transformational opportunities for young people through youth development programmes, schools and group visits, and professional maritime training.

Yachting Instructors

To deliver a high standard of instruction and tuition to yachting students both ashore and afloat in accordance with RYA and MCA regulations, UKSA Standard Operating Procedures and the law.  You will work collaboratively alongside course managers in the development of courses and assist with student communication. 

Delete Date: 11/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/8/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeConservation Officer

Based on Orkney

12 month contract Full time 37.5 hours per week

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

We are looking for someone with lots of enthusiasm to maximise the opportunities to conserve nature in Orkney. Based in Stromness you will work with a whole range of partners across Orkney to ensure key species and habitats are conserved and enhanced. You will also be responsible for managing contract staff and volunteers to deliver specific habitat and species projects.

Closing Date: 11/9/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 14/8/14


Horticulture Manager

14 hours/week

£9,275 per annum (£23,188 pro rata)

BRCC seeks a Horticulture Manager to run a market gardening enterprise as part of an exciting project in Luton. Based in a glasshouse at Stockwood  Discovery Centre, you will be responsible for developing a strong social enterprise to supply our café and shop and to win additional customers for our produce.

Logo: BRCC

Closing Date: 15/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/8/14


Logo: Thomson Ecology LtdField Surveyor

Thomson Ecology has opportunities for seasonal Field Surveyors to help support our team of ecologists in the busy field season.  These are temporary positions with both weekday and weekend opportunities available. Thomson Ecology is the leading independent ecology consultancy in the UK.  We are a people business who has built our success on the appointment of highly motivated, skilled individuals guided by our core company values of respect, integrity, support and excellence.  We are looking for candidates who naturally share these values and live by them. 

Closing Date: 28/8/14

Region: UK Wide

Posted: 14/8/14


logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

Slindon Estate, Near Arundel, West Sussex

£7.51 per hour

Fixed term contract for 6 months, full time

Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place within the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we look after our special places. As part of the wider Ranger team, we need you to think about our impact on the environment, and find better ways to do things. With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire others to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task.

Closing Date: 28/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/8/14


Site Manager, Stepney City Farm,

£30,000

Stepney City Farm is a thriving working farm, open to the public six days a week, all year round.

This is an exciting role, a combination of practical work and management with plenty of scope for implementing your own ideas and further developing a flourishing and busy open farm.

Logo: Stepney City Farm

Closing Date: 11/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/8/14


logo: Hinckley and Bosworth Borough CouncilHinckley and Bosworth Borough Council

A Borough To Be Proud Of… 

Hinckley lies on the border of the East and West Midlands, and is well connected by major transport links to the cities of Leicester, Coventry and Birmingham. 

Landscape/ Arboricultural Operative

£16,998 up to £20,400 per annum, Grade 4

37 hours per week, permanent contract

Duties include; •   Arboricultural operations   •   Hard and soft landscaping work    •   General ground maintenance duties

Closing Date: 29/8/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 13/8/14


logo: Dorset Wildlife TrustPractical conservation trainee

Type: Temporary

Location: Based at Brooklands Farm, Forston, Dorchester

Salary:  £750 monthly bursary 

Dorset Wildlife Trust are looking to fill a six month training placement (no salaried position offered, but bursary offer) within our Mid Dorset reserves team. The Heritage Lottery Funded programme, which is aimed at individuals wishing to pursue a career in the wildlife conservation sector, will provide the successful candidate with practical experience and in house training opportunities. 

The trainee will be part of the reserves team which manages nature reserves across the North and South Dorset area, covering a variety of habitats including chalk downland, heathland and woodlands.

Closing Date: 1/9/14

Region: South West

Posted: 13/8/14


Jurassic Coast Education Coordinator – Swanage - Full Time Hours

Salary: £17,135 - £19,174pa 

Do you have a passion for creating and delivering educational activities to young people? Experience of leading and mentoring a team to deliver those activities at all times? Are you looking to join a Times Top 100 organisation that changes the lives of young people?

If you have answered yes to these questions then the Jurassic Coast Education Coordinator position based from YHA Swanage may be the role of your dreams!

Delete Date: 10/9/14

Region: South West

Posted: 13/8/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeProject Manager – Flow to the Future

Based at RSPB Forsinard Flows

5 year fixed term contract – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range - £15,000 to £17,000 per annum pro rata 

We're looking for a Project Manager to lead and support the project team for a new £9.6 million project in the internationally important peatlands of Caithness and Sutherland.  Project outputs include restoring a large area of peatland, constructing a field centre and observatory, interpretation across the Flows. 

Closing Date: 1/9/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 13/8/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeProject Assistant – Flow to the Future

Based at RSPB Forsinard Flows

5 year fixed term contract – Part time 22.5 hours per week

Salary range £15,000 to £17,000 per annum pro rata 

We are looking for an experienced administrator, with proven ability to plan and execute a varied workload, to provide a wide range of operational support to the team. 

Closing Date: 1/9/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 13/8/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeUK Overseas Territories Team Assistant

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

4 month Fixed Term Contract

Salary Range £13,000 to £14,000 per annum 

Would you like to help save the nature of the UK's 14 Overseas Territories? Home to over 90% of the threatened species for which the UK is responsible, saving nature in these remote crown jewels of the British environment is one of the RSPB's strategic priorities for 2020. The UK Overseas Territories team is now recruiting a 4-month paid intern to assist and lead on a number of ongoing research and advocacy projects.

Closing Date: 29/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 13/8/14


Clinton Devon Estates: Countryside Learning Officer

Closing Date: 27/8/14

Region: South West

Posted: 12/8/14


Logo: UKSAUKSA is an Isle of Wight based youth charity set up to provide transformational opportunities for young people through youth development programmes, schools and group visits, and professional maritime training.

Further Education Tutor / Instructor – Fixed Term

To create, deliver and assess assignments that meet the Education curriculum against Awarding Body requirements.  You will also teach and deliver inspiring Watersports courses and activities.

Learning Support Assistant

To manage the learning support function at UKSA; identifying students with learning support needs and working with the tutoring team to ensure effective support for all students.

Closing Date: 22/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 12/8/14


Estate Maintenance Person

South Suffolk Estate

Experienced and enthusiastic Estate Maintenance Person required for traditional agricultural estate of houses, cottages and farm buildings in south Suffolk.

Delete Date: 9/9/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 12/8/14


Stroud Town Council is looking for a Green Spaces team member.

This is a full-time, permanent post with a small team looking after formal and informal green spaces such as parks, play areas, a nature reserve and cemetery. Duties include maintenance of annual bedding displays and shrub borders as well as grave-digging and litter-clearing.

Closing Date: 27/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 11/8/14


The Conservation Volunteers

Area Manager – London Health Programmes

Circa £30,000

Want to work with people and communities to transform their health, prospects and outdoor places for the long term? The Conservation Volunteers is a leading practical sustainability charity in the UK that does just that. Through a wide variety of projects and a network of 2,000 community groups, we support thousands of people to reclaim and improve their outdoor places across the UK every day. We also provide thousands of people with learning opportunities to develop their skills and help find ways back into paid employment.  Join us and you too can be part of transforming lives, communities and places across the UK.

Closing Date: 1/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 11/8/14


Logo: Surrey Wildlife TrustCommunity Engagement Co-ordinator

Full-time, Surrey £26,000 pa

Do you have the ability to enthuse others and encourage local communities to engage with their local environment? If so, you could be just the person we need to co-ordinate our successful and exciting Community Engagement Programme.

The main aim of the role is to promote awareness and enjoyment of the natural environment and to foster a lifelong connection with nature through advice, support and practical engagement.  This will be achieved through working with community groups, individuals and organisations across the whole of Surrey and by collaborating with partners and other stakeholders to create new and innovative engagement opportunities across the County.

Closing Date: 3/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 11/8/14


Logo: ArbtechPrincipal

After 10 years of continued success and expansion, we’ve grown to the point where we need your help.

In response, we’ve created a new, high-profile role at Arbtech: “The Principal”.

Up to £50k depending upon experience.

We created the role so that while we continue to accelerate the growth of our business, at the same time, we want to make our processes and work flow even more robust, technically rigourous and respected. For our clients, colleagues and industry alike, we need a Principal who can educate, inspire and lead.

Closing Date: 25/9/14

Region: UK Wide

Posted: 11/8/14


Logo: Shropshire CouncilRights of Way Officer (Legal Orders & Enforcement)

Two year fixed term contract.  37 hours per week, £23,548 per annum

The Shropshire Outdoor Partnerships Team priorities are to improve people’s health and wellbeing and to support local communities, the local environment and tourism economy, through the management and development of recreational access in Shropshire via the Public Rights of Way network, Countryside Parks and Sites, Green spaces and Play areas and Open Access Land. The primary function of this post is to ensure that the Council’s statutory responsibilities relating to the Public Rights of Way are met and to help our customers to manage Public Rights of Way over their land and wherever possible to identify and utilise opportunities to advance the service’s specific target to improve people’s health and wellbeing and to support local communities, the local environment and tourism economy.

Closing Date: 25/8/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 11/8/14


logo: National TrustRanger

Permanent, full time, 1,950 hours per year

Western Valleys, Cumbria

£17,266 per annum

As a Ranger in the West Lakes you will be working across Wasdale, Eskdale and the Duddon valleys, with your main base situated in Nether Wasdale. The role will be an exciting and ever changing mix of work, as part of our Ranger team you will complete a variety of conservation work, including drystone walling, fencing, maintenance to access networks as well as working with volunteers.

Closing Date: 8/9/14

Region: North West

Posted: 11/7/14


Logo: NFU MutualInsurance Sales Agent/ Group Business Partner

Milford, Surrey

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.  You’ll also assist the Senior Agent to ensure that the whole Agency runs smoothly, helping colleagues to reach their targets while maintaining the attentive personal service we’re famous for.  You’ll also work as Group Secretary on behalf of the NFU, selling their range of membership services. But more than that, you’ll be a key member of the community, a rural champion and a point of advice, expertise and practical help. You’ll get to know farmers and businesses in the area and represent them and their interests at a local and regional level.

Closing Date: 25/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 11/8/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 11/8/14

Live In Volunteer Gardeners x 2, National Trust (25/8)

Volunteers, Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

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Work Days advertised in the last week    

2/9/14 Volunteer task - Pond restoration / willow coppicing at Thundry Meadows, Surrey organised by Surrey Wildlife Trust   

Volunteer task - Invasive birch & willow management on 25/9/14 at Wisley & Ockham Common with Surrey Wildlife Trust     

Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB Volunteers organise workdays throughout the year, tasks include helping with conservation and access work such as clearance/maintenance of our long distance recreation routes

The Inland Waterways Association is advertising work parties with various local branches, across the Midlands, North West and South of the UK

 


logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

Contract: Fixed term contract to February 2015. Part time, 22.5 hours per week.

Location: Wicken Fen National Nature Reserve, Ely, Cambridgeshire.

Salary: £14,650 per annum, pro rata (£8,790 actual).

Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place in the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we look after our special places. As part of the wider ranger team, we need you to think about our impact on the environment, and find better ways to do things. With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of Wicken Fen and its unique environment.

Closing Date: 22/8/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 8/8/14


Ravensbourne Environmental Learning Centre:
School Farm & Environmental Learning Centre Coordinator

Closing Date: 31/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 8/8/14


Subscriber recruitment

Location: South Wales

For: Natur Cymru Ltd

Pay: £900 per quarter (13 days)

Part-time, initially for 6 months with a view to extend if targets are met.

We are looking for a lively and outgoing person to work as an Ambassador for Natur Cymru magazine and to recruit new subscribers. You will identify and attend appropriate events, shows and conferences in the South Wales area, and engage face-to-face with potential new subscribers, bringing Natur Cymru to a wider audience.

Closing Date: 31/8/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 8/8/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeWildlife Experience Officer

Based at RSPB Bempton Cliffs Reserve

3 tear fixed term role – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £17,000 to £18,000 per annum

Bempton Cliffs, the largest and most accessible seabird colony on mainland Britain.  We are looking for an inspirational communicator, an experienced manager and event organiser to lead our newly created Learning Team and deliver our  three-year activity plan.

Closing Date: 22/8/14

Region: North East

Posted: 8/8/14


Domestic Tree Surgeon

Climbers/Groundsmen needed. 

We have two positions available.

The first is for a qualified Climber to join our team on a part-time basis, approx. 2-4 days a week, varies with workload. 

We are also looking for a part-time Groundsman, approx. 2-3 days a week. 

Delete Date: 4/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 7/8/14


Estate Workers

£18,638 - £20,400 

Working in the Borough but based from Dinton Pastures Country Park, we are looking for two Estate Workers to provide day to day monitoring and maintenance of the Countryside Service sites including Play parks, SANGS and Nature Reserves.  You will be focusing on the customer welcome experience and health and safety issues.

Closing Date: 29/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 6/8/14


logo: MaelorAssistant Operations Manager  

Maelor Forest Nurseries Limited is an independent company and one of the largest forest nurseries in Europe. We produce planting stock primarily for forest use. We operate on a 175 hectare site located just inside Wales on the Welsh/Shropshire border. The management of the business is conducted in line with ISO 9001:2008 standards.

We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and focused individual to work closely with the Operations Manager and nursery management team to ensure the efficient running of the nursery on a day-to-day basis.

Delete Date: 3/9/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 6/8/14


Farming and Education Officer

Salary £19,671 per annum (initial 12 month fixed term contract - continuation of role based on further funding being secured) 37 hours per week, weekend work required on a rota basis.

Bill Quay Community Farm is an urban working farm and visitor attraction on the outskirts of Gateshead, Tyne and Wear. The farm operates under the stewardship of registered charity, Bill Quay Community Farm Association

The Farming and Education Officer role is an exciting new role designed to work with the existing staff team to ensure the farm meets its strategic objectives through a wide range of activities.

Closing Date: 31/8/14

Region: North East

Posted: 4/8/14


logo: Royal Horticultural Society - sharing the best in gardeningGarden Manager x 2

Circa £35,000 per annum

RHS Garden Wisley, Woking, Surrey

Garden Manager - Practical School of Horticulture, Apprentices, Garden Volunteers, Seed Team, Fruit & Vegetable Team
Garden Manager - Garden Support Services and Trials Team

RHS Garden Wisley in Surrey, a world-renowned garden and flagship of the Royal Horticultural Society, currently attracts over one million visitors a year to see the dazzling displays and amazing collections containing over 27,000 different taxa of cultivated plants.

Delete Date: 1/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 4/8/14


General Manager

The Penllergare Trust, a rapidly growing Swansea charity, is looking for an experienced, highly motivated, versatile and resourceful General Manager with excellent people skills to work with us at Penllergare Valley Woods.

The person appointed will spearhead the delivery of our executive plan and manage our committed army of volunteers and a small staff team.

logo: Penllergare

Closing Date: 4/9/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 4/8/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeAgricultural Communications Manager

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

8 Month contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary range £22,000 to £26,000 per annum

Are you interested in conservation management on farmland and the opportunity to communicate best practice to farmers across the UK? We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable person to work in our Conservation Management Advice Team. In particular, we are looking for someone to manage advisory communications to the farming industry including an advice and support programme and our attendance at agricultural shows / events.

Closing Date: 29/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 4/8/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 4/8/14

Conservation Volunteer Officer, TCV Scotland       

Full Time Volunteer Placement, National Trust (31/8)

Voluntary Trainee Rangers X 6, Surrey Wildlife Trust (5/9)

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (29/8)

Fell Futures Volunteers, Lake District National Park Authority

Conservation Volunteer, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Project Assistant, Groundwork Lancashire West & Wigan

Daymaker, National Trust

Garden Guide, Stourhead, National Trust

Volunteers, RSPB

Room Guide, National Trust

Family Outreach Volunteer, Plantlife International

Fundraising Assistant, National Trust

Volunteer Administrator, National Trust

Grounds Maintenance Volunteers, National Trust (31/8)

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Work Days advertised in the last week    

/8/14 Haymaking at East Clandon East Clandon, GU4 7SA with Peter Smart  

London Wildlife Trust needs people for its Meadow mowing work parties on 24/8 & 31/8/14 in Hillingdon then 28/9/14 & 4/10/14 in Hayes

Keep Wales Tidy is running Working parties and Clean ups throughout August


Footprint Ecology are looking for an ecologist and an analyst.

The Ecologist post will provide the GIS lead at Footprint Ecology but will also work more widely, leading on projects, liaising with clients, designing surveys and overseeing reports.

The Analyst post will take a lead on visitor surveys within the team. Footprint Ecology has undertaken over 20,000 interviews with people in the countryside and we continue to work across the UK.

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Closing Date: 27/8/14

Region: South West

Posted: 1/8/14


Northamptonshire County Council

Ranger

Grade E £15,598-£16,215
We are looking for a highly motivated person to join our team and assist with the day to day management of Irchester Country Park near Wellingborough in Northamptonshire.

Closing Date: 25/8/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 1/8/14


Logo: Shropshire Wildlife TrustShropshire Wildlife Trust

Living Landscapes North Shropshire

Reserves Officer

Salary in the range of £21,000 - £23,000

35 hours per week

You will be managing the Trust’s northern nature reserves in the Meres & Mosses, Oswestry Hills and Severn Vyrnwy Living Landscapes and other sites in North Shropshire, including offering  support in other areas as required as well as delivering  a 4 year programme of works funded through the Waste Recycling Environmental (WREN) fund which is aimed at enhancing the populations of butterflies on key grassland sites in the Oswestry Hills.

Closing Date: 29/8/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 31/7/14


Estate Worker

Fixed term 12 month contract

You will have a key role in general estate work, including tractor driving, haymaking, sheep and suckler cow handling, woodland work and maintenance of the estate landscape and furniture.

Hours are 39 per week 8am-5pm (8am-4pm on Fridays), lunch 1-2pm, plus weekend rota one in three and some overtime available.

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Closing Date: 22/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 31/7/14


Aviary Worker

Location: SW Scotland

Salary: £14000 (on site accommodation is available)            

Contract: Permanent Full time.

The successful candidate will carry out basic animal husbandry. Duties primarily include: feeding, hand rearing, cleaning and keeping of accurate records. We also have a small collection of reptiles, the care of which will form part of your duties.

Closing Date: 22/8/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 31/7/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeAssistant Conservation Officer

Based at RSPB East Scotland Regional Office, Aberdeen

30 month contract Part time 22.5 hours per week

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

The RSPB’s East Scotland conservation team requires an enthusiastic and adaptable person to assist with a wide variety of bird conservation work. The main emphasis is on planning and development casework, data handling, species and habitat projects and countryside management advice.

Closing Date: 22/8/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 29/7/14


logo: Yorkshire Wildlife TrustConservation Planning Officer

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

The Conservation Planning Officer is responsible for ensuring a favourable climate for development control decision-making, partly through commenting on development control cases and partly through helping to develop systems that help planners reach decisions that enhances rather than destroy wildlife. The post-holder will be responsible for planning and policy responses in South, West and East Yorkshire with some input to regional and national responses where required.

Closing Date: 26/8/14

Region: North East

Posted: 28/7/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeWarden

Wealden Heaths Reserves, Tunbridge Wells

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

We are looking for somebody with a passion for nature to lead our Wealden Heaths Reserve Team.

You will lead staff, volunteers and local partners to develop the reserves and improve the fortunes of threatened wildlife.   The mix of management, practical habitat work, surveying and people engagement make this a demanding and rewarding role.

Closing Date: 1/9/14

Region: South

Posted: 28/7/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 28/7/14

Kelpie Lock Keepers, Scottish Waterways Trust

Assistant Warden Internship, RSPB (24/8)

Media & Marketing Long Term Volunteer, Centre for Alternate Technology

Woodland & Natural Resources Long Term Volunteer, Centre for Alternate Technology

Display & Productive Gardens Long Term Volunteer, Centre for Alternate Technology

Amwell Assistant Volunteer Reserve Warden, Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Nature Reserves Assistant, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trusts

Nature Conservation Project Assistant, The Environment Trust

Volunteer Reserve Warden, Natural England (31/8)

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Work Days advertised in the last week    

Starting on 12/9/14 Knockengorroch is holding its annual autumn volunteer week ‘DIY Knock’ on a smallholding in the Galloway Hills. The event runs for 11 days and you can do as many days as you want.

Every Thursday Scottish Waterways Trust holds a LEAF Falkirk workgroup in various locations around the Helix and Falkirk

Earth Trust run a work group on Fridays, second Sunday of the month, first Thursday and every Tuesday in Oxfordshire, they also hold their  Invertebrate Tales Monthly Survey Work Party on the second Thursday pf the month in Little Wittenham

 


logo: Norfolk Wildlife TrustNorfolk Wildlife Trust is the county’s largest environmental charity,

committed to the protection and enhancement of Norfolk’s wildlife and wild places.

West Norfolk Heaths and Fens Warden

Salary is in the range £21,400 to £23,000 per annum depending on experience

We are seeking an experienced individual to join our West Norfolk reserve management team to work on some of the County’s premier nature reserves.  

Closing Date: 26/8/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 25/7/14


logo: Ecology SolutionsEcology Solutions  

Field Assistants 

Zero hours contract, £50 per / day plus expenses 

Ecology Solutions is a leading consultancy specialising in ecology planning solutions and offering an extensive range of expertise, providing services to numerous and diverse high profile clients within both the public and private sectors.

We are looking for a number of field assistants to assist with several reptile and great crested newt translocations in the following regions; Dorset (Ferndown), Kent (Maidstone), Northamptonshire (Wellingborough), and West Sussex (Crawley), and would invite applications from those areas.

Delete Date: 27/8/14

Region: South, South West & Midlands

Posted: 23/7/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 21/7/14

Volunteer Warden, Greater Stanmore Country Park Management Committee (31/8)

Tree & Woodland Survey Volunteers, The RELEAF London I-Tree Eco Tree & Woodland Survey 2014

Events Assistant, Natural Environment Team, Norfolk County Council

Outdoor Family Learning Volunteers, Plantlife

Field Survey Volunteers, Claire Neill

Human Resources Volunteer, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trusts

Volunteer Officer, TCV

Research Assistants, Amanda Dutra

Estates & Biodiversity Volunteer Placement, Cotswold Water Park Trust (5/9)

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Work Days advertised in the last week              

Savernake Forest Volunteers meet every Monday from Postern Hill Car Park, Savernake Forest, Marlborough organised by Forestry Commission

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust run a series of workdays at various sites across the county throughout the year. Tasks range from heathland, grassland & marshland restoration, through to hedge planting & wildlife monitoring.

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) run regular work parties across the area throughout the year.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, plus most Mondays and Sundays there is a Practical conservation volunteers group in NE

Surrey/Sth London with the Downlands Project.


RSPB: giving nature a homeAssistant Warden

Based at Wallasea Island and Foulness

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

We require an energetic and motivated person to join a reserves team managing a 740ha developing nature reserve within easy reach of 200,000 people. You will work with the rest of the team to deliver habitat management objectives, species monitoring, supervising contractors and reserves maintenance tasks.

Closing Date: 22/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 18/7/14


Excellent Career Opportunity with Field Studies Council (FSC)

Trainee Tutor

Imagine a job where you use your environmental knowledge every day; helping to shape the minds of the new generation; a job where you work as part of team in the great outdoors, inspiring others and developing passions for the future. Teaching with FSC gives you a role with both challenge and opportunity and a chance to start young people on a journey of discovery that can last a lifetime. FSC are looking for graduates with a curiosity for the world around us, a passion for natural history of the British Isles and an ability to enthuse and inspire others.

Closing Date: 1/9/14

Region: North West

Posted: 8/7/14