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Logo: WWT Wetlands for lifeSenior Grounds Warden

WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week

£17,375 - £18,290 pa

WWT Llanelli Wetland Centre is looking for a Senior Grounds Warden to assist with the development and maintenance of the Grounds and its collection of wildfowl. This will include taking full responsibility for checking and maintaining the perimeter fence, daily checks of water levels and record keeping, pest control, fencing, maintenance of vehicles and machinery and to deputise for the Grounds Manager in all aspects of the day to day management of the collection and Grounds security.

Closing Date: 16/2/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 30/1/15


Logo: CGDTCowal Way Ranger

Colintraive & Glendaruel Development Trust (CGDT)

Salary:  £26,390  per annum

Fixed Term:  to 31st December 2016

35 hour week – Those wishing to apply on a job share basis will be considered

Colintraive and Glendaruel Development Trust have recently taken responsibility for the Cowal Way, a long distance footpath in Argyll.  Over the next two years the trust will bring the path up to a standard to qualify as one of Scotland’s Great Trails.

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 30/1/15


Energised Environments Ltd

Energised Environments are seeking a full time Ecological Clerk of Works and Field Ornithologist.

You would be working within an established ecology and environmental consultancy team, reporting to our Principal Ecologist and Head of Ecology, based in Glasgow.

Logo: Energised Environments

Delete Date: 27/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 30/1/15


Woodland Heritage seeks a Director to lead, represent, co-ordinate development, expand membership, inspire and enable new ideas and opportunities to help the woodland sector.

The Director will report to the two co-founders of Woodland Heritage.

Term: 2 years with the possibility of permanence, subject to performance, funding and a 6 month probationary period. Secondments also considered.

Salary: In the region of £40-£50,000 dependent upon skills and experience, plus pension contribution and reasonable expenses.

Logo: Woodland Heritage

Delete Date: 27/2/15

Region: UK wide

Posted: 30/1/15


Exmoor National Park: Wildlife Records Intern

Closing Date: 27/2/15

Region: South West

Posted: 30/1/15


Logo: Suffolk County CouncilSuffolk County Council

Ipswich

Green Access Manager

Do you want to increase levels of walking, cycling and riding in Suffolk, especially on routes away from our road network? Suffolk's rights of way and open access network presents a tremendous opportunity - not just to enjoy the county's varied countryside but to increase walking and cycling levels and help meet health, local transport plan, planning and economic objectives. We are looking for a talented, innovative and self-motivated individual to deliver all this and more.

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: Anglia

Posted: 30/1/15


Logo: Crowborough Town CouncilRanger

Salary range: £20,253 - £22,937 pro rata

Part-time permanent post - average of 16 hours per week, made up of 18 hours in the summer and 14 hours in the winter

We are seeking to appoint an energetic and enthusiastic Ranger to manage and maintain the Town Council’s nature reserves of Crowborough Ghyll and the Country Park, as well as other amenity areas, for biodiversity and for the benefit of residents and visitors to the town. You will carry out a wide range of tasks including woodland management, tree surveys, control of invasive species, exploring grant opportunities, and engaging with community groups and schools.

Closing Date: 20/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 30/1/15


Logo: Amec Foster WheelerPrincipal Ecologist

Edinburgh (Penicuik)

The role would require you to manage a small team of terrestrial ecologists based in Scotland ensuring that project work is properly resourced and commitments delivered.  Other key aspects of the role include preparing Ecological Impact Assessments and Habitats Regulations Assessments, carrying out technical reviews, project management and business development.  You will also be expected to undertake fieldwork as necessary.  You would be joining an established team of ecologists both within Scotland and more widely throughout the UK. 

Closing Date: 27/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 30/1/15


Logo: Amec Foster WheelerAssistant Ecologist

Edinburgh (Penicuik)

We require an Assistant Consultant Ecologist to join our environmental assessment team based in our Edinburgh office. The role would require you to undertake desk studies and baseline ecology surveys, provide assistance on clerk of works jobs based on construction sites, and input to reports on a range of projects.  You would be supporting an established team of ecologists and be expected to provide assistance and support for our ongoing workload.  Whilst the work is mostly based in Scotland, you may also be required on occasions to assist on projects elsewhere in the UK. 

Closing Date: 27/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 30/1/15


Logo: Maelor Forest Nurseries LtdGraduate Trainee: Seed Research, Procurement & Treatment      

Salary: £20,000

Maelor Forest Nurseries Limited is an independent company and one of the largest forest tree nurseries in Europe. We are also a registered Seed Testing Station. 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 our Seed Technician and nursery management team.

Delete Date: 27/2/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 30/1/15


Christchurch and East Dorset Councils

Estate Ranger

Salary: £25,582 - £27,969 p.a. (PG 7)

36 Hours 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.  Working as part of the Ranger team you will be responsible for the management of the natural and recreational areas of the country park.

Closing Date: 1/2/15

Region: South West

Posted: 29/1/15


Logo: Anglian WaterHead Ranger

Oakham

£25,000

Reporting to the Park Manager this varied and challenging role will see you maintaining our site infrastructure, ensuring car parks and play areas are tidy, our fleet of boats kept up to scratch and the quality of the trout we stock is good. You will supervise contractors and rangers to ensure compliance with contracts and the highest quality, safe, working. You will identify workloads, plan and procure materials for maintenance and maintain boat fleets and lodges in clean, safe condition. You will carry out safety inspections, recommend improvements, plan and organise events to attract visitors whilst maintaining good relationships with stakeholders.

Closing Date: 8/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 29/1/15


Field Studies Council

Beach Warden at Slapton Ley Field Centre, Kingsbridge, Devon

6 month fixed term appointment from 1st April 2015 – 30th September 2015.

The Beach Warden will play a key role in the day to day delivery of Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve (NNR) events programme and visitor management.

Closing Date: 11/2/15

Region: South West

Posted: 29/1/15


We are now recruiting for …

Lake Ranger - £21,865 - £25,795 pa pro rata

based at Bowness on Windermere

Logo: Lake District National Park

Delete Date: 26/2/15

Region: North West

Posted: 29/1/15


London Wildlife Trust

Community Engagement Officer - Walthamstow Wetlands

Salary: £23,000-25,000 pro rata

Three days per week, Fixed term for two years

This role will involve the planning and delivery of the Walthamstow Wetlands community engagement activities programme, both within the neighbouring areas of the Wetlands and on site. You will be developing publicity and media campaigns, coordinating project activity, liaising with stakeholders and local organisations, and managing freelancers and volunteers.

Closing Date: 9/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 28/1/15


Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

Great Fen Education and Community Officer (part time)

This is fixed term contract starting 1st April 2015 until 31st December 2016 for 15 hours per week with a salary of £20,100 pro rata. Location: Ramsey Heights, Cambridgeshire

Do you have a passion for wildlife and heritage? We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate individual to join the Great Fen Education and Community team on one of the most exciting projects restoring 3,700 hectares of fenland to link two existing National Nature Reserves, Woodwalton Fen and Holme Fen, thus creating a fantastic Living Landscape for people and wildlife.

Closing Date: 20/2/15

Region: Anglia

Posted: 28/1/15


Logo: Aspect EcologyEcologist

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 experienced ecologist to develop their career and to fulfil their potential undertaking challenging and interesting project work within a professional and friendly team environment. A Senior Ecologist position is also available.

Delete Date: 27/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 28/1/15


logo: Hampshire County CouncilHampshire County Council

Countryside Team Leader (Rangers)

£38,109 - £42,891 per annum

Winchester

Temporary contract for 24 months, 37 hours per week 

The Countryside Service is a large multi-disciplinary service delivering high quality environments for residents and visitors to experience and enjoy. A role now exists to develop a new model for land management across the service, driving continuous improvement and operational effectiveness and efficiencies in this area of work. 

Closing Date: 8/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 27/1/15


logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

Northumberland Coast. Long Nanny/Beadnell /Low Newton

£11,720 per annum

Fixed term contract until 7th August. Minimum of 30 hours per week. Free accommodation provided in tents.

Working as part of the Northumberland Coast property team, you will help manage the Northumberland Coast’s important Little Tern/Arctic Tern nesting site at the Long Nanny, between Beadnell and Low Newton.

Closing Date: 10/2/15

Region: North East

Posted: 27/1/15


logo: RSPBInterpretation Officer – Inner Forth Landscape Initiative

Based at RSPB Skinflats Reserve

2 year Fixed Term Contract – Part Time 15 hours per week

Salary Range £20,000 to £22,000 per annum pro rata

Working with a wide range of organisations and community groups, you will oversee delivery of a suite of engaging and effective landscape-wide interpretation. The role will raise the profile of the important heritage of the Inner Forth, the Initiative and ways that people can get involved.

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 27/1/15


Cumbria Wildlife Trust is seeking a

Eycott Hill Communications and Events Officer

Eycott Hill is a new nature reserve between Keswick and Penrith. We are looking for a new staff member to raise awareness and encourage visitors of Eycott Hill as part of a wider project that includes restoration of the nature reserve.

Salary: £23,263 + pension.  

35 hours per week. 5-year fixed term contract.

Based at our Carlisle office.

logo: The Wildlife Trusts - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Closing Date: 17/2/15

Region: North West

Posted: 27/1/15


logo: The Wildlife Trusts - Cumbria Wildlife TrustEycott Hill Nature Reserve & Training Officer

Eycott Hill is a new reserve between Penrith and Keswick, where Cumbria Wildlife Trust will be carrying out significant habitat restoration and creation works. We are seeking an innovative individual to work with contractors, volunteers and partner organisations to deliver measurable outcomes as well as delivering a challenging training programme.

Salary: £23,263 plus 9% pension contribution. 

35 hours per week. 5-year fixed term contract.

Based at our Carlisle office.

Closing Date: 17/2/15

Region: North West

Posted: 27/1/15


logo: Scottish Natural Heritage - All of nature for all of Scotland5 Wildcat Action Project Team Vacancies

D grade Salary Scale - £28,101 to £32,222 per annum

C grade Salary Scale - £22,739 to £26726 per annum

All posts are fixed term to 31st March 2020

SNH is currently recruiting the project team to deliver the Wildcat Action Plan; the project is for a period of 5 years and is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.  This team will deliver some of the key actions within the Scottish Wildcat Conservation Action Plan (SWCAP) working with partner organisations.

Closing Date: 2/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 27/1/15


logo: RSPBGraduate Trainee – Touching the Tide

Based at RSPB Minsmere Reserve

Salary £15,912 per annum

6 month contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

RSPB is a Partner in the Touching the Tide Landscape Partnership Scheme. The role focuses particularly on the conservation of little terns and ringed plovers and the protection of their nest sites from disturbance.

Closing Date: 5/2/15

Region: Anglia

Posted: 27/1/15


Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue

Senior Wildlife Rehabilitator

The successful candidate will share responsibility for the care, treatment and rehabilitation of sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. This is initially a twelve month contract that will be extended for a suitable candidate.

Salary negotiable depending on experience

Seasonal Wildlife Rehabilitator

6 month contract, salary  £250 per week

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 27/1/15


logo: Woodland TrustLead Project Officer – Croft Woodlands Project

Position: Fixed term for 5 years

Based: Homeworker based in the crofting counties of Scotland.

Area: Scotland - Preferably Highland area

As Lead Project Officer you will be a key member of The Woodland Trust’s Scotland team. You will have responsibility for the day to day delivery of the Croft Woodlands Project in the Highlands, including the Northern Isles.

Closing Date: 15/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 26/1/15


logo: Epping Forest Centenary TrustP/T Conservation Officer (0.4 FTE)

Contract post until 31 December 2015

Salary £23k  pa pro rata

Epping Forest, over 6,000 acres, valuable for its wildlife, heritage and recreation opportunities is your resource. Your challenge is to inspire participants to become Forest guardians!
You’ll lead college groups and adults with learning difficulties and other special needs to carry out practical habitat management work in Epping Forest, enabling them to complete the first level of the John Muir Award scheme.

Closing Date: 16/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 26/1/15


Secrets of the Sands Landscape Partnership Programme Manager

Salary: £32,778 per annum (SCP 38)

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Programme Manager to develop and deliver a Landscape Partnerships scheme for ‘Secrets of the Sands’ – The Greensand Ridge Landscape Partnership. This is further to the Partnership’s success in securing an earmarked grant of £1.8m (including £133,400 development funding) from the Heritage Lottery Fund Landscape Partnerships programme.

logo: BRCC

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 26/1/15


logo: Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyAONB Development Officer

£ 25,440 - £ 28,746 p.a . Full Time Post

The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) straddles the English Welsh border covering 326 km2 of some of the most spectacular scenery in lowland Britain. We want an enthusiastic and innovative person to join our small team of dedicated staff working for a strong partnership to conserve and enhance this unique internationally important protected landscape. The post will be based at the AONB Office, Monmouth on a permanent contract.

Closing Date: 16/2/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 26/1/15


logo: QuadronHead Ranger

Based at: Charnwood, Loughborough

Hourly Rate: £11.59

37 Hours per week (flexible working arrangements to include evening and weekend working)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Quadron’s Charnwood Contract for a self motivated individual with an interest in conservation to fill the position of Head Ranger.

Closing Date: 20/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 26/1/15


logo: National TrustRanger

Farne Islands, Northumberland

£17,266 per annum

Fixed term for 3 years. Full time, 37.5 hours per week. Free accommodation provided.*

Working as part of the Northumberland Coast portfolio property team, you will help manage the Farne Islands, a small island group off the coast of Northumberland. The role will involve living and working on the islands, assisting with all aspects management of the Islands.

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: North East

Posted: 26/1/15


logo: National TrustRanger

£17,266 per annum

Purbeck Estate, near Corfe Castle, Dorset

Fixed term for 9 months, full time      

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, whilst providing access opportunities to the Purbeck Estate, so it can be enjoyed by everyone who visits.

Closing Date: 5/2/15

Region: South West

Posted: 26/1/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 26/1/15

Marine Education Volunteer – North Norfolk, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Seasonal Education Officer Volunteer, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Assistant Guide At Stubb Mill, NWT Hickling, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Cley Visitor Centre Guide, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Cley Education Event Volunteer, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Cley Volunteer Education Officer, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Trainee – Ashford Meadows Project, Kent Wildlife Trust (10/2)

Ecoskills (Volunteer Training Programme), Natural England (5/2)

Four Volunteer Apprentice Growers, Growing Communities (18/2)

Walk Leader, Tamar Valley AONB

Finance Volunteer, Nurture Lakeland

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week    

May to July Bollin Valley Partnership have organised a series of Balsam Blitzs in the North West of the country

National Trust on Isle of Purbeck in Dorset have again organised their 'Don't be a stranger meet the Ranger' National Trust practical countryside tasks for Saturdays, every 6 weeks from 31 Jan 2015

8/2/15 Coppicing work at Stanmore Country Park, Bridgnorth run by Shropshire Council's Outdoor Recreation Service

Morecambe Bay Cycle Way - Greenodd Action Days 2 days beginning on 10/2/15 in Greenodd organised by Sustrans

Tythy Tidy Up on 22/3/15 in Tytherington, Cheshire organised by Bollin Valley Partnership

26/4/15 Carrs Working Party and Clean-up in Wilmslow run by Bollin Valley Partnership & Friends of the Carrs

Every Thursday (starting 5 Feb) LEAF Falkirk group is meeting in Falkirk organised by Scottish Waterways

Volunteer Conservation Days with Forestry Commission will run in Northamptonshire throughout Feb, March & April

Every Tuesday, Thursday & the 1st & 3rd Sundays of the month Chester National Trust Volunteers organise work days in   

Cheshire, the Marches & the Wirral      


logo: The Wildlife Trusts - Lancashire, Manchester & N MerseysideSummer Education Placement                                

National Minimum Wage

1 X Full-Time Role Based At Brockholes Nature Reserve

1 X Part-Time (30 Hour) Role Based At The Environment Resource Centre (Bolton) Fixed Term Contract For 6 Months From 3rd March To 31st August 2015         

Gain valuable experience working with wildlife and young people on a 6 month placement with the Trust based at either Brockholes Nature Reserve in Preston or the Environmental Resource Centre in Bolton.  Inspire children and young people about the natural world through a variety of educational workshop programmes and outreach activities.

Closing Date: 5/2/15

Region: North West

Posted: 23/1/15


logo: CLAConservation Adviser

London based

Reporting to the Chief Land User Policy Adviser, this role is a key member of the CLA’s advisory team. As an organisation the CLA advises and represents land owners and we are seeking to appoint a Conservation Adviser to provide relevant advice to our members. The post will be responsible for the development and promotion of the CLA’s nature conservation policy and providing advice to members on matters relating to nature conservation.

Closing Date: 16/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/1/15


logo: New Forest National ParkInclusive Cycling Officer

£24,354- 29,482 per annum

Fixed-term to 31 March 2016     37 hours per week     Lymington, Hampshire

We have an exciting new opportunity for an Inclusive Cycling Officer to drive forward the New Forest Inclusive Cycling project.  This involves developing a leading cycling initiative for people with disabilities and learning difficulties against the back drop of the New Forest National Park.

Closing Date: 9/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/1/15


logo: RSPBLearning Officer

Based at Sandwell Valley Reserve

Permanent Role 22.5 hours per week

Salary Range £17,500 to £19,000 per annum pro rata

Are you passionate about environmental education? 

We are looking for an inspiring communicator with good management skills to lead our education work at RSPB Sandwell Valley Nature reserve.

Closing Date: 12/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 23/1/15


logo: QuadronWarden

Based at: South Norwood Country Park, Croydon

Salary: £23,000

40 hours per week(flexible working arrangements to include evening and weekend working)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Quadron’s Croydon contract for a self-motivated individual with an interest in conservation to fill the position of Warden at the South Norwood Country Park.

Closing Date: 20/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/1/15


Sparsholt College Hampshire

Sessional Assessor – Agricultural Engineering Apprentices

 £23,187 - £24,599 pro rata

Are you passionate about the training of the next generation of agricultural/land based engineers? If so, we are interested in recruiting part time assessors to assess our growing Land Based Engineering Apprenticeship.

The hours will be on a flexible arrangement, assessing apprentices for their qualification in the workplace.

Closing Date: 9/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/1/15


Sparsholt College Hampshire

Sessional Instructor in Agriculture – Engineering / Machinery

£18,840 - £22,508 pro rata (dependent upon qualifications)

We are seeking an enthusiastic part-time instructor keen to pass on their practical skills, to deliver farm machinery, particularly tractor driving and implement use and estate skills (e.g. fencing), possibly livestock practical’s and short courses. Current requirement is 1-2 days per week.

Closing Date: 9/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/1/15


logo: Ecosulis - experience betterField Worker / Ecologist

Ecosulis are an ecological and countryside management company with nationwide contracts. We pride ourselves on consistently scoring highly in Gallup employee engagement surveys and are an employee-owned company. We are seeking to employ an experienced Field Worker / Ecologist to assist with undertaking Wildfowl Monitoring and Habitat Management at Attenborough Lakes, Nottingham.

Closing Date: 12/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 23/1/15


Eastleigh Borough Council

Countryside Ranger

Lakeside Country Park

Salary within the range £16,393 to £17,883 a year pro rata (2015/2016 rates) dependent on experience

Temporary contract for 22 months (16 March 2015 to 13 January 2017)

Lakeside Country Park is a 25 hectare site made up of 3 lakes that are well used by local groups for informal recreation and water based activities.  There are also areas of grazed meadows and extensive wet woodland.  The site is also home to the Eastleigh Lakeside Miniature Railway that attracts an increasing numbers of visitors from further afield. 

Closing Date: 2/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/1/15


Eastleigh Borough Council

Seasonal Countryside Ranger

Itchen Valley Country Park

23 March 2015 – 25 September 2015 

Salary £16,393 - £17,883 a year pro rata dependent on experience

The Seasonal Countryside Ranger, working from Itchen Valley Country Park, will assist with site inspections, maintenance and repair & habitat management.

Closing Date: 2/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/1/15


Logo: Forestry CommissionSeasonal Recreation Assistant Opportunities

(March - October 2015, with the possibility of extension)

A number of full time & part time Seasonal Recreation Assistant positions are currently available within the Forestry Commission's Recreation teams based at both Wyre Forest and the Forest of Dean. The successful applicants will work as part of a team and under their own initiative to support the day to day management of busy forest centres and facilities.

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: South & Midlands

Posted: 22/1/15


Logo: Carter JonasEstate Manager

Near Calne, Wiltshire

Skilled full-time worker required to carry out cattle management & other estate and woodland maintenance work on 380 acre estate.

Work includes: management of small breeding herd of Dexter cattle, grassland management, tractor work & estate maintenance tasks.

Delete Date: 19/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 22/1/15


logo: RSPBRSPB Scotland

Community Liaison Officer 

Based at Mull of Galloway Reserves

6 month contract - Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £15,660 to £17,000 per annum

Are you passionate about wildlife and enjoy enhancing peoples’ understanding and appreciation for their natural environment?  Do you have a proven track record of achieving targets? Would you like to work at a stunning location in south-west Scotland?  If the answer is yes to these questions we would like to hear from you. To promote and interpret the Mull of Galloway’s special wildlife and inspire people to support our work.

Closing Date: 9/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 22/1/15


Logo: Middlemarch EnvironmentalEcological Consultant

The Ecological Consultant role will be based at our office in the centre of Ashbourne in Derbyshire, covering projects primarily within the midlands and north of England. Ashbourne is located within the Derbyshire Dales, at the south of the Peak District National Park and as such, offers the opportunity to live and work within an attractive location, ideal for outdoor interests.  As a key member of the Ecology Team you will undertake a wide variety of field surveys and ensure that advice and recommendations resulting from these surveys are communicated effectively to clients through written reports and verbal communication.

Closing Date: 18/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 22/1/15


Logo: Heathrow Community FundTrust Director (Part-time – 3 days a week)

£50,000 pro rata

Based Heathrow area

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic and driven individual to lead the Heathrow Community Fund: an independent charity set up to support the airport’s local communities.  As Trust Director, you’ll be the main driving force. You’ll oversee the running of the trust, coordinating everything from board meetings and governance issues to day-to-day administration. At the same, you’ll also shape our strategy, manage our finances and act as our public face at various local events.

Closing Date: 16/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 22/1/15


Logo: University of HertfordshireSchool of Life and Medical Sciences

Department of Human and Environmental Sciences

Senior Technical Officer - Bayfordbury Field Station

Salary: £21,391- £25,513 per annum

The Department of Human and Environmental Sciences invites applications for a permanent technical post at our Field Station at Bayfordbury. You will support the teaching on both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (as well as short course provision) in environmental management and geography.  You will provide technical assistance at the field station, including support in the management of habitats and plant growth facilities, and will also be expected to support the Pinetum Curator in the restoration of the Clinton Baker Pinetum.

Closing Date: 3/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 22/1/15


Logo: Hopetoun House Ranger ServiceSeasonal Ranger, Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Fixed Term- End March- September

 An outgoing and energetic person is required to support our permanent Ranger for the 2015 season. The successful candidate will support the Ranger in all aspects of work including but not limited to; developing and delivering a variety of public events, educational activities and large scale events.  Duties also include undertaking general grounds care tasks, patrolling and extending a warm welcome to visitors as well as leading volunteers

Closing Date: 9/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 22/1/15


Logo: WWT Wetlands for lifeCanoe Safari Operative Seasonal x 2                

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre           

Position 1 x 37.5 hours per week

Position 2 x 15 hours per week

£7.15 - £7.53 per hour

WWT Slimbridge’s Canoe Safari Trail requires 2 enthusiastic individuals to manage and operate the venture. You will be proactive in meeting visitors, hiring and maintaining the boats, providing instruction and maintaining the grounds around the Canoe Kiosk.  You will also be required to handle cash and keep an accurate record of all canoe hires.

Closing Date: 8/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 21/1/15


Logo: Tay Landscape PartnershipTay Landscape Partnership Scheme Manager (maternity cover)

Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust, Perth

£30k p.a. pro rata

Fixed-term, 6 month period (May 2015 – end November 2015) with the possibility of extension.

The Tay Landscape Partnership Scheme is about to complete year one of this exciting 4 year project celebrating the landscapes of where the Rivers Tay and Earn meet. Focussing on the estuarine landscape from Perth to Dundee, this £2.6 million initiative aims to reconnect residents and visitors with the natural, built and cultural heritage of the area. We are looking for a committed individual to provide a ‘care-taker’ role to cover maternity of our existing Scheme Manager.

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/1/15


Logo: Butterfly ConservationFritillaries for the Future Project Officer

Part-time (22.12 hours) per week contract to March 2018

£22,723 - £26,958 pa pro-rata (dependent on experience)

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver conservation action at a landscape-scale across Sussex for the Pearl-bordered and the Small Pearl-bordered Fritillary, two of the South-East’s rarest butterfly species. Based in Brighton, you will be responsible for coordinating habitat management, volunteer training and public events across biodiversity-rich woodland landscapes to target conservation effort and reverse the declines of these iconic woodland butterflies.

Closing Date: 16/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 21/1/15


Logo: TregothnanWoodsman

Tregothnan Estate, Truro, Cornwall

Contract:  Permanent Position.  39 hours per week

We are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our small woodland team, based at Tregothnan. The 600 hectares of Estate woodlands are situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the UK, and have been managed by the same family since the early 1300’s. The work will be varied and cover all aspects of woodland operations.

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: South West

Posted: 21/1/15


logo: Defence Infrastructure OrganisationAccess & Recreation Officer
Westdown Camp, Tilshead, Wiltshire

The Environmental Support and Compliance Team (ESC) is responsible for supporting and managing the DIO environmental programme. Areas of expertise include public access management, the historic and natural environment, forestry and deer management.

The ESC Public Access and Recreation Officer role is accountable for adhering and conforming with all agreed DIO processes and operating procedures. The Officer will assist the Senior Access and Recreation Officer in supporting all areas of work delivered by the Access and Recreation Team

Closing Date: 17/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 20/1/15


logo: EPR - Ecological Planning & Research LtdFreelance Ecologists and Field Workers

We are a leading ecological consultancy based in Hampshire for 25 years. We have strong roots in land use planning and conservation management and are proud to work for public and private sectors clients, who expect robust, pragmatic advice on the integration of biodiversity into their complex projects. 

We wish to expand our team of approved subcontractors to assist with our increasing workloads at locations mainly across southern Britain, although we would be interested in hearing from people across the UK.  

Delete Date: 17/2/15

Region: UK wide

Posted: 20/1/15


Countryside and Coast Officer (Major Applications)

Maldon District Council

Paying up to £36,644 per annum plus potential generous relocation allowance.

Join us at an exciting time of change and help us ensure that new developments enhance the local environment and provide high quality green spaces for recreation and wildlife.

We are seeking a talented and energetic individual who will have the knowledge, drive, and enthusiasm for this critical role.

logo: Maldon District Council

Closing Date: 3/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 20/1/15


logo: The Wildlife Trusts Lancashire, Manchester & N. MerseysideCarbon Landscape Development Manager

£28,000

Based at Wigan Council Offices, The Wigan Life Centre, Wigan WN1 1NJ    

Fixed Term until 30th August 2016

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust (LWT) is the lead organisation for the Carbon Landscape, a Landscape Partnership Scheme.  We are seeking an individual who can represent the Great Manchester Wetlands partnership, and who is best placed to drive forward a successful Stage 2 application in accordance with HLF outcomes, seeking best value for money, ensuring the commitment of all partners, and prioritising activity that best fits the shared vision for the Carbon Landscape.

Closing Date: 9/2/15

Region: North West

Posted: 20/1/15


logo: Amphibian & Reptile ConservationAmphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC)

Dragonscapes Species Officer and Habitat Officer

Two full time posts, 3 years, - £21,420 per annum (home or office based)

ARC has secured funding for two posts, based in South Wales, to manage aspects of the Big Lottery Fund funded project Dragonscapes: Reuniting Communities and Habitats in South Wales. The project aims to re-engage the people of South Wales with the natural environment, providing them with opportunities to make a positive difference to the declining wildlife on their doorstep.

Closing Date: 10/2/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 19/1/15


Estates Manager

(£17,472) at the Centre for Alternative Technology, Machynlleth

The Estates Manager leads the work of the Estates Department which manages, maintains and develops all of CAT’s estates and communications infrastructure to enable the effective running of the site for the benefit of educational and general visitors, staff and volunteers. The estates include buildings, gardens, woodlands, sanitation systems, the cliff railway, visitor centre displays and IT.

Closing Date: 9/2/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 19/1/15


Spye Farms Ltd

Gardener / Estate Worker

Physically fit gardener/estate worker required for large country estate near Chippenham.  Must have experience with strimmers, chainsaws, mowers and spraying etc.

Delete Date: 16/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 19/1/15


We are now recruiting for …

Ranger - £21,865 - £25,795 (based at Broughton)

Field Rangers - £17,197 - £19,163 (4 posts at various locations)

logo: Lake District National Park

Delete Date: 16/2/15

Region: North West

Posted: 19/1/15


Buccleuch: Seasonal Countryside Ranger

Closing Date: 16/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 19/1/15


logo: Peak Ecology Ltd - Ecological ConsultantsField Ecologist and Graduate Ecologist, Bakewell, Derbyshire

Field Ecologist: Fixed Term (6 months).  The successful candidate will be required to undertake surveys across the UK.

Graduate Ecologist: Graduate Ecologist posts are paid internships and will be fixed-term for 8 months. Internships provide valuable work experience and a structured programme of professional development, including formal training and mentoring.

Closing Date: 6/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 19/1/15


logo: Peak Ecology Ltd - Ecological ConsultantsPrincipal Ecologist, Southwest Scotland (salary negotiable)

Peak Ecology Limited is a specialist ecological consultancy. Working across the UK, we offer services to a diverse client base in the public and private sectors. Whilst we work on all kinds of projects, we do have particular strengths in the fields of renewable energy, sustainable forestry and minerals.

We are currently looking for a Principal Ecologist to be based in southwest Scotland,  at our new office in Dumfries or our office in Ayr.  Salary is negotiable.

Closing Date: 6/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 19/1/15


logo: RSPBProject Assistant – 2 posts

Based in Perthshire, Scotland

5 month contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £14,000 to £15,700 per annum

We are advertising two exciting opportunities to carry out upland bird surveys across Perthshire.

Closing Date: 6/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 19/1/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 19/1/15

Assistant Volunteer Co-ordinator, Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (1/2)

Residential Weekly Volunteers, Scottish Wildlife Trust (1/2)

Voluntary Research Assistant in Seabird Behaviour & Ecology, University Of Oxford (31/1)

Volunteer Rangers, Scottish Wildlife Trust (1/2)

Handa Beach Cleaning Volunteers (X3), Scottish Wildlife Trust (1/2)

Photo Library Admin, The Woodland Trust (14/2)

Volunteer Filmmaker Internship, The Woodland Trust (1/2)

Assistant Ranger, National Trust For Scotland (9/2)

Seasonal Volunteer Assistant Warden, The Lundy Company Ltd (9/2)

Promotional Marketing Volunteer Internship, The Woodland Trust (1/2)

Fundraising Research Volunteer Internship, The Woodland Trust (1/2)

Residential Volunteer, RSPB (16/2)

High Speed 2 Research Volunteer Internship, The Woodland Trust (1/2)

Volunteer Trainee Forest School Officer, Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust (2/2)

Community Engagement Internship, RSPB (11/2)

Chainsaw Operator, Scottish Wildlife Trust (8/2)

Volunteer Data Assistant (Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels), Scottish Wildlife Trust (1/2)

Atlantic Grey Seal Photo-Id Volunteer, Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (1/2)

Volunteer Marine Education & Awareness Assistant, Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre (1/2)

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

Camera Traps & Communities Voluntary Trainees X 6, Naturespy (2/2)

Skills Coach, The Woodland Trust (1/2)

Tree Health Surveyor, The Woodland Trust (1/2)

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Work Days advertised in the last week            

11/2/15 Burnley Volunteer Day at Rowley Lake, Burnley run by Ribble Rivers Trust           

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday CLEAR Buckhaven run Outdoor volunteering activities in Fife

Every Wednesday & Thursday Conservation Volunteers work in Kent with North West Kent Countryside Partnership               

Alternate Tuesdays the Churnet Valley Towpath Taskforce is out in various locations along the Churnet Valley on the Caldon Canal organised by Canal & River Trust   

Bradford Environmental Education Service has Task Days every Friday in the Bradford area

Every Thursday Thursday Tasks are also run by Bradford Environmental Education Service in Bradford

 


logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

Farne Islands. Northumberland Coast

 Various fixed term contracts available.

Working as part of the Northumberland Coast portfolio property team, you will help manage the Farne Islands, a small island group off the coast of Northumberland. The role will involve living and working on the islands, assisting with all aspects of the National Trust property. The post-holder will also work closely with a team of other property Rangers and volunteers. The role will involve extensive engagement with visitors on a daily basis as you will be enabling visitors to experience and understand the islands, gaining supporters for the work we do. With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and anything else which crops up with living and working on an island.

Closing Date: 2/2/15

Region: North East

Posted: 16/1/15


Bulgarian Saker Falcon Reintroduction Project

Project Officer

Full-time post, 1-year rolling contract

Location: Stara Zagora, Bulgaria (accommodation provided)

The Project Officer will be employed by Green Balkans and will be based at the Wildlife Rehabilitation and Breeding Center in Stara Zagora.  The primary activity of the post-holder will be to manage all activities associated with releasing captive-bred Saker Falcon chicks at hack stations in the release area.

Closing Date: 8/2/15

Region: International

Posted: 16/1/15


Logo: Kent Wildlife TrustBiodiversity Information Officer

Permanent full-time post

Salary Range:   £25,573 to £30,341

Based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone

To lead on and co-ordinate the collection and management of biodiversity information to provide an evidence base for the Trust’s conservation work.  This is an interesting and challenging opportunity to work at the centre of this busy charity and develop a growing area of our work.

Closing Date: 6/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 16/1/15


Logo: PV EcologyHead of Ecology

P V Ecology is part of PV Projects Ltd, a well-established multi-disciplinary planning, design and environmental practice based near Winchester in pleasant rural offices.  We have a wide client base and are currently working on a range of exciting projects across central southern England.

We are looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Head of Ecology to lead a team of consultant ecologists and to work closely with our planners and architects.

Delete Date: 13/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 16/1/15

  


Ecologist

P V Ecology is part of PV Projects Ltd, a well-established multi-disciplinary planning, design and environmental practice based near Winchester in pleasant rural offices.  We have a wide client base and are currently working on a range of exciting projects across central southern England.

We are looking to recruit a talented and enthusiastic Ecologist to join our team of consultants.  

Logo: PV Ecology

Delete Date: 13/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 16/1/15


Environmental Landscaper

Type of Appointment: Permanent, full time

Based at: Standish, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire

Salary: £17,000 to £19,000 depending on skills and experience

JPR Environmental is looking for someone to work on a wide variety of wildlife mitigation and habitat creation projects.  Tasks include fencing, planting, construction and maintenance.

Closing Date: 16/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 16/1/15


logo: Rotherham Metropolotan Borough Council - where everyone mattersCommercial Manager

Rotherham Borough Council, Environment & Development Services

Planning & Regeneration Clifton Park and Museum 

Salary details: £26,293 - £28,746 Per Annum

Job details: 37 Hours, Full Time, Temporary - Fixed Term

We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, passionate and business minded person who is able to lead on the development and management of commercial activities within Clifton Park and Museum and Boston Castle and Parklands. The post will be temporary for a two year period with the possibility of becoming permanent.

Closing Date: 2/2/15

Region: North East

Posted: 16/1/15


logo: RSPBAssistant Warden – 2 posts

Based at South Essex Marshes

1 Full Time Permanent Role and 1 Full Time 6 month contract

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

We require two dynamic and motivated people to join a reserves team managing 670 hectares of nature reserves on the north side of the Thames estuary in south Essex.You will work with the reserves team to deliver habitat management objectives, species survey and monitoring, supervising contractors, reserves maintenance tasks and running events in accordance with the reserves management plan

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 15/1/15


Logo: Amphibian and Reptile TrustAmphibian Conservation Officer

Type of appointment: Permanent Full Time

Based at: ARC Head office, Bournemouth

Salary: £22,440 p.a.

We are now recruiting an Amphibian Conservation Officer to lead on our work to help the strictly protected natterjack toad and pool frog. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference for amphibians. The role will involve survey, habitat management, advice, monitoring, data management, reporting, and working to ensure national-level actions assist these species.

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: South West

Posted: 15/1/15


logo: RSPBCasework Officer

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

Maternity Cover Contract Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £22,000 to £32,000 per annum depending on experience

The planning system can play a crucial role in protecting and enhancing our special places for wildlife – a role that is at the heart of sustainable development. Join our HQ team to work on a wide range of cutting-edge cases affecting wildlife sites across the UK.  The variety of work is tremendous and can include anything from proposals for major new housing, nationally significant infrastructure or measures to help mitigate effects of climate change and sea level rise.

Closing Date: 17/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 15/1/15


logo: RSPBSite Manager

Based at Langford Lowfields and Beckingham Marshes

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary range £23,350 to £26,000 per annum

Take on overall responsibility for the development and management of Langford Lowfields and Beckingham Marshes in Nottinghamshire. If successful you will be restoring floodplain grazing marsh at Beckingham Marshes and creating new wetland habitat at Langford Lowfields in the Trent Valley, ensuring the reserves and staff deliver high level objectives for nature conservation, community engagement and partnership working.

Closing Date: 6/2/15 Extended

Region: Midlands

Posted: 14/1/15

  


Logo: Northumberland National Park AuthorityTrainee Placement - Ranger

£14,338 - £15,941 per annum 37 hours per week

(Fixed term 26 weeks)

Based at Once Brewed Ranger base.

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. 

Closing Date: 9/2/15

Region: North East

Posted: 14/1/15


logo: RSPBAssistant Warden

Based at Dungeness and Lydden Valley

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

Do you have a passion for wildlife?  Do you want to help protect one of the UK’s most unique places for nature?  We are currently looking for an assistant warden to join our team to drive forward our conservation management at the RSPB's Lydden Valley nature reserve.     

Delete Date: 10/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 13/1/15


logo: WWT - wetlands for lifeEngagement & Learning Officer

WWT Washington Wetland Centre

18 Hours per week (fixed term contract 9 months)

£16,374 pro rata

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

Closing Date: 1/2/15

Region: North East

Posted: 13/1/15


Based at Bristol Zoo Gardens
Avon Gorge & Downs Seasonal Education Officer

(30 hours a week over 4 days; usually Tuesday to Friday)

Salary £18,914 per annum, pro-rata for hours and months worked

A seasonal education officer is required on a seven and a half month fixed-term contract working 4 days (30 hours) per week. You will be required to teach stimulating, enjoyable and informative sessions to school groups and play schemes on the Downs.

Closing Date: 4/2/15

Region: South West

Posted: 13/1/15


logo: Kent Wildlife TrustFifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme Development Phase Officer

Fixed contract full-time post to October 2016

Salary Range:  £25,573 - 28,752

Based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent & Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, New Romney

KWT have secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund Landscape Partnership Scheme to help secure natural, historical and cultural heritage of Romney Marsh. The post holder will lead the development stage of this two phase scheme, working with stakeholders and partners to secure a Stage Two final grant to implement the programme of projects over the following three and a half years.

Closing Date: 6/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 13/1/15


logo: GlendaleArborist/Trainee Arborist

Grounds People/Tree Planters

At the forefront of green service provision for 25 years, Glendale offers innovative solutions for the total management and maintenance of the green environment. Our unparalleled portfolio of specialist green services includes arboriculture, woodland management, estate and grounds management, vegetation control, landscaping and the supply of plants and semi mature trees. Right now we’re winning new business across the UK – including local government contracts. In London Borough of Hillingdon and London Borough of Harrow offering secure long term contracts. That’s why we need more quality-driven Arborists, or people who want to be Arborists, to join us.

Delete Date: 9/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 12/1/15


ADAS

Principal Ecology Consultant - Abingdon

Salary £34,763 - £38,625

To manage & lead the ecology team to deliver ecological consultancy & mitigation works in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment. Key responsibilities include staff & team management, project management & technical delivery, sales & business development.

Delete Date: 9/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 12/1/15


logo: Durham Wildlife trustDurham Wildlife Trust

Wildground Trainee

Ten month placements based in South Tyneside

Durham Wildlife Trust with local authorities and a housing association are recruiting a new team of people for the “WildGround” project financed through the Heritage Lottery fund ‘Skills for the Future’ programme.   

We are recruiting six trainees aged over 18 to forward careers in wildlife friendly grounds maintenance. Activities include creating wildflower grasslands, woodlands and wetlands. A bursary of £10,000 will cover trainees living costs. Full time hours: 9:00am - 15:30pm.

Delete Date: 9/2/15

Region: North East

Posted: 12/1/15


logo: RSPBProject Officer – Spatial Vision for Nature

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

6 month contract, Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

The RSPB’s ‘Spatial Vision for Nature’ project seeks to translate the concept of ecological networks, as outlined by Lawton et al’s ‘Making Space for Nature’, into a strong and unifying spatial vision for nature’s recovery. We are seeking a project officer to plan, manage and deliver the technical aspects of the project; mapping conservation assets, opportunities and threats, and assisting in the engagement of key stakeholders.

Closing Date: 3/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 12/1/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 12/1/15

Iceland Wilderness Management Team, Iceland Forest Service (Skógrӕkt Ríkisins)

Volunteer Rangers x 3, National Trust for Scotland (4/2)

Seasonal Volunteer, The Lundy Company Ltd (10/2)

Seasonal Assistant, Wildwise

Fundraising Co-ordinator Internship, Scottish Wildlife Trust (6/2)

Assistant Peregrine Ranger Internship, Scottish Wildlife Trust (6/2)

2015 Volunteer Research Internship Opportunities, Sea Watch Foundation (31/1)

Visitor Centre Assistant Internship, Scottish Wildlife Trust (6/2)

Visitor Centre Assistant Internship, Scottish Wildlife Trust (6/2)

Painting The Town Green Volunteer Trainees, Kent Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Project Leader x 2, The Conservation Volunteers

Voluntary Internships, Paignton Zoo (13/2)

Volunteer Ranger x 3, National Trust

Volunteer Education Ranger, National Trust

Stirley Farm Gardener, Cow Checker, Cook & More!, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

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Work Days advertised in the last week    

Every Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday The Conservation Volunteers run Colchester Biodiversity Action Team in Colchester

Every Tuesday The Conservation Volunteers put on Essex Community Tree Nursery Volunteering in Weald Country Park

Every Tuesday Wild Penwith Volunteers meet in Cornwall under the watchful eye of Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Every Wednesday Chelmsford Biodiversity Action Team runs in Chelmsford with The Conservation Volunteers

Every Wednesday Castle Eden Dene NNR Volunteers Wednesday Working Group meet at Castle Eden Dene NNR in County Durham organised by Natural England

2nd Saturday of every month The Countryside Restoration Trust have a Conservation Workday in Cambridgeshire

Winter Sundays in the Vale of Glamorgan are Volunteer workdays run by Butterfly Conservation

Tuesdays & Thursdays Natural England run Volunteer Warden groups on the Norfolk Broads

Sedgemoor Conservation Volunteers are running a variety of workdays through to April based in Somerset the tasks including scrub cutting back, coppicing & bracken control

Lower Mole Countryside Management Project in Surrey has released its work day dates, work includes hedgelaying, scrub management & heathland restoration

Birmingham and Black Country Wildlife Trust - Nature Improvement Area are running Urban Woodland Improvement           

Volunteer sessions in the West Midlands throughout January & February  


The Traditional Company

Traditional Estate Fencing - Estate Fencing Labourers

Full time salary negotiable. Leicestershire based. 

We are a fast growing  professional company manufacturing and installing traditional metal fencing all over the UK. 

We are looking for hard working and enthusiastic labourers to work in the south and north of the country, preferably Leicestershire based to work alongside our friendly fencing team.

Delete Date: 6/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 9/1/15


Logo: Ferne Animal SanctuaryFerne Animal Sanctuary  “Providing Refuge For Unwanted Animals”

Estate Worker – Plant Operations And Maintenance

40 hours per week / based Wambrook, Chard, 5 out of 7 day rota

£17,256.00 per annum

Ferne Animal Sanctuary has been saving the lives of unwanted and abandoned domestic and farm animals for over 70 years. The Sanctuary which is open to the public is set in 51 acres of beautiful countryside, including a conservation area, nature trail, picnic areas and restaurant. Reporting to the Estates Manager you will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of agricultural machinery and plant.   In addition you will work alongside the Estates team undertaking a variety of ground and building maintenance duties.

Closing Date: 31/1/15

Region: South West

Posted: 9/1/14


logo: nimrod environmental ltdProject Co-ordinator (hands on)

£20-£23k dependent on experience

Nimrod Environmental are expanding and we require an individual at a supervisory level to manage our site team and co-ordinate our UK wide projects to ensure they run at optimum levels.

Competitive salary dependent on experience, 28 days holiday and progression and rewards for the right person.

Delete Date: 6/2/15

Region: North East

Posted: 9/1/14


National Trust for Scotland: Seasonal Rangers

Closing Date: 2/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 9/1/14


International Wildlife Consultants (UK) Ltd

Experienced Falcon Aviculturalist

Location: Carmarthen, Wales

Pay: Dependent upon experience & skills

Our falcon breeding stud is expanding and we would like to build strength in our aviculture team. The job is based on a 280 acre farm.  We breed about 300 gyrfalcons and hybrids per year

Delete Date: 5/2/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 8/1/15


Logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust Assistant Stockperson

As part of a new 5 year strategic plan, a new Estates and Enterprise Department has been established. The post holder will be an integral member of this department, responsible for the welfare and husbandry of the Trust’s growing livestock numbers. The Assistant Stockperson will support the delivery of effective conservation grazing on land, owned or managed by the Trust. The person will also provide support to other staff on livestock husbandry and grazing management, as well working on the Trusts own farm holding and vehicles.

Closing Date: 13/2/15

Region: South

Posted: 8/1/15


Whitbourne Estate, Herefordshire

Forestry Worker

We are pleased to offer an opportunity for an ambitious practical forestry worker with all-round skills and experience to take on long term responsibility for award winning woodlands.  Whitbourne Estate woodlands extend to around 320 acres, and are a mixture of conifers and broadleaves. 

Closing Date: 20/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 8/1/15


Kleen Kutt Ltd

Two chainsaw operators wanted for Devon and Somerset areas.

To join a professional and long established forestry company.

Full time positions offered and good rates of pay for the right people.

Delete Date: 5/2/15

Region: South West

Posted: 8/1/14


Logo: Hampshire County CouncilHampshire County Council

Senior Farm Ranger

£24,102 - £27,126 per annum

Staunton Country Park, Havant

37 hours per week, permanent

Staunton Country Park is a popular visitor attraction with a thousand acre site, farm and gardens.

Bringing a dynamic approach to this challenging role, you'll develop the farm and lead the team by continually seeking ways to enhance the visitor experience through the activities we offer. You’ll be given overall responsibility for agricultural assets including managing stock, agricultural land and conserving the heritage farm machinery and implements.

Closing Date: 31/1/15

Region: South

Posted: 8/1/15


Professional Paddock Care

Paddock Fencing Operative - required for a busy professional fencing business located near Sleaford, Lincolnshire.

Delete Date: 5/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 8/1/15

                                               

logo: The Wildlife TrustsDerbyshire Wildlife Trust                                   

Head of Community Involvement

Full Time          

Salary £35,461 pa + pension

This is a new and challenging role which needs a proactive and inspiring partnership builder, capable of extending the scale and ambition of our work by working closely with others. 

The Head of Community Involvement will lead on the development of our community engagement and volunteering work, and will focus on the development of innovative new initiatives, capitalising on opportunities for growth and ensuring we deliver our ambitious fundraising targets.

Closing Date: 1/2/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 7/1/15


Logo: Trees for LifeConservation Projects Manager

Salary £30,000.

The Conservation Projects Manager is a key appointment at Trees for Life, as a member of our Senior Management Team, and with overall responsibility for delivering our programme of major projects across the Scottish Highlands (out with our Dundreggan Conservation Estate).

We are entering an exciting and expanded phase of our award-winning forest restoration work, and this post provides a unique opportunity to take the lead in helping to achieve our ambitious conservation goals. A number of innovative new projects are currently under development, covering many different aspects of habitat and species recovery, along with environmental and property renovation initiatives that will enable us to build on our successes over recent years.

Closing Date: 2/2/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 7/1/15


Natural England Nurturing Nature Conservation Skills using National Nature Reserves

3 Month Survey and Monitoring Training Placements (x 12)

The placements will run May – July 2015

This is an opportunity for trainees to work with Natural England’s National Nature Reserve staff and volunteers.  The work undertaken will vary from reserve to reserve but trainees will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of generic and specialist habitat and species identification, monitoring and surveying skills, and habitat management skills.

Delete Date: 3/2/15

Region: North East, Anglia, Midlands & North West

Posted: 6/1/15


E3 Ecology Ltd

Team Member

E3 Ecology, a vibrant, diverse and growing ecological consultancy, is looking for a new member of the team at Ecologist level.  Based in a beautiful rural area of Northumberland, the company has a varied client and project portfolio, mainly in northern England and Scotland.   We aim to be innovative and to provide a high quality, professional service.  The company also undertakes a range of research projects, including habitat creation and management schemes on land around the office and links to Newcastle University. 

Closing Date: 31/1/15

Region: North East

Posted: 6/1/15


Unemployed or only part-time? Under 25? Cost-free course with week in Canary Islands

Providing Environmental Studies/identification/Interview skills.

Delete Date: 27/2/15

Region: International

Posted: 17/12/14