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Save Our Magnificent Meadows
£21,047 - £22,770 Pro Rata
Fixed Term Contract for 2 years, Part-time, 22 hours usually worked over 3 days per week.
We are seeking a confident, dynamic and committed team player to deliver the Cotswold’s element of the Save Our Magnificent Meadows project. This is a high profile UK-wide project co-ordinated through Plantlife, taking emergency action to conserve the remaining species-rich meadows and grasslands and engage the public about their value and interest. The Cotswold element of the project focuses on the limestone grasslands of the Cotswolds escarpment and valleys. Working closely with local partners and the landowning/managing community the post-holder will champion wildflower grassland restoration across the area.
Full-time, permanent post
Starting salary £18,000pa plus pension
Are you skilled at handling data? Do you have an eye for detail? Are you accurate, efficient and diligent in the way you work? If yes, then this may be the job for you. Cheshire Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced administrator with the skills to manage our customer relationship database.
Bracknell Forest Council Parks & Countryside service is responsible for more than 300 hectares of public open space ranging from play areas and sports pitches to meadows and woodlands.
1 x Ranger (Countryside) – Fixed term contract for six months
Based in the Countryside team, the post holder will have a lead role in the management and maintenance of countryside sites, rights of way and nature reserves.
1 x Ranger
(Parks) – Permanent position
Based in the Parks team, the post holder will be a key part of the team responsible for managing outdoor recreational facilities; including football pitches, tennis courts, play areas and skate parks. You will also have a lead role in promoting and co-ordinating conservation volunteering opportunities for all ages and abilities.
Cornwall Wildlife Trust is recruiting an HR, Welfare & Safety Manager
Salary - £25,500 per annum (full-time)
Salary - £25,500 per annum (full-time)
This role is a great opportunity for a highly capable, confident and motivated individual to join Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the leading local charity working to protect and enhance Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places. If you are passionate about nature conservation and are interested in enabling the organisation to continue its work towards a Cornwall richer in wildlife, cared for and appreciated by one and all, then get in touch.
Sheffield Wildlife Trust
37.5 hours per week
Salary: £21,135.22 p.a. Project Officer
Duration: This is a permanent contract (subject to funding)
Location: The post will be based at Sheffield Wildlife Trust HQ but delivering outreach work in communities across Sheffield
Are you interested in supporting older adults and do you have a passion for the outdoors ?
We are looking to recruit a project officer for an exciting project to support and engage older people in hobby based environmental and wildlife-related activities to improve health and wellbeing, reduce isolation and give them the confidence to get out and about in their community.
Volunteering Leader with the Canal & River Trust
Salary circa £70,000
Location Warrington or London
Do you have the passion to succeed? Do you understand the land and property market? Are you an inspirational team leader? Do you want to do something worthwhile and rewarding? If the answer is yes…then we want you! This is a real opportunity to shape this young charity, joining a small strategic team that shares your passion and drive. Identifying, quantifying and delivering new opportunities. The ability to be able to win new business and deliver new sites is a fundamental element of this role. The aptitude to work in partnership with a multitude of diverse stakeholders across the UK is essential.
Salary circa £18,000 plus pension and life insurance (dependent on experience)
Full-time permanent contract
Wild Service is the ecological consultancy and land management company that forms a part of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and Avon Wildlife Trust. The role will involve delivering a broad range of land management and conservation contracts to a very high standard for a range of clients. The type of work will include wildlife mitigation fencing, pond creation, access construction, forestry and woodland work, habitat works and groundwork.
North Yorkshire County Council
Band 16 £40,217-£42,957
North Yorkshire has the longest network of Public Rights of Way in England. An exciting opportunity has arisen within North Yorkshire County Council to lead the new Countryside Access team in the management and maintenance of this network. The post will also be responsible for the maintenance of the County’s definitive map and statement of the County’s public rights of way.
The post will lead a team of enthusiastic and dedicated staff in the delivery of customer focussed functions relating to Public Rights of Way. The overall objective is to ensure the network of rights of way is maintained and developed so that it helps maximise the potential for residents and visitors to experience the high quality countryside in North Yorkshire.
North Yorkshire County Council
Band 16 £40,217-£42,957
The Heritage Services Manager will ensure the provision of high quality specialist advice including ecology, landscape, archaeology and environmental policy and assessments. The post holder also has direct line management responsibility for staff within the Howardian Hills AONB, and the role will include representing the County Council on a range of other external groups and partnerships.
Devon Wildlife Trust is a highly ambitious and effective organization with over 30,000 members and 50 nature reserves. Current projects include England’s first licensed reintroduction of beavers and the £4 million Seaton Jurassic visitor centre on the county’s stunning east coast. We host the Northern Devon Nature Improvement Area and one of the UK’s most successful local records centres. We are looking for an outstanding individual to lead our work in conservation advocacy, research and intelligence and to help develop new areas of knowledge and expertise. You will be a key member of the leadership team and you will play a central role in activities ranging from developing flagship nature reserves to standing up for wildlife through the legal process.
£14,000 - £15,500 pa
6-month Con tract
We are looking for an enthusiastic and practical person with land management skills to work with our new partners at the Woolston Eyes nature reserve near Warrington. This is an exciting new venture with the Woolston Eyes Conservation Group to help them undertake annual habitat management on this iconic site from July to December.
£14,500 - £16,000 pa
Tayside Reserves lie in East Scotland and provide a range of key habitats for breeding lapwing, marsh harriers and a wide range of wildfowl. The wetland reserves include RSPB Loch Leven, part of Loch Leven National Nature Reserve managed for lowland waders with a visitor centre and 50,000 visitors a year, Loch of Kinnordy, a tranquil, low key reserve which provides visitors with an intimate wildlife experience, and the Tay Reedbeds, the largest reedbed in the UK, where we primarily manage for bearded tits. You will be based at RSPB Loch Leven but work on all three reserves, carrying out a range of habitat management, biological monitoring and people engagement activities.
£24,098 - £33,229 per annum
Due to an expansion in our Countryside portfolio and student numbers the department has a requirement for additional staffing.
You will develop new curriculum content in order to provide accessible and high quality experiences to our students by guiding them in a range of scholarly activity designed to enhance their experience and understanding of Fisheries Management.
Salary: Circa £16,000 pa depending on experience
Contract: Full time. Initially four months with the target of permanent contract
agb Environmental Ltd offers a wide range of environmental and engineering services including geo-environmental, geotechnical, ecology, arboriculture, forestry, waste and flood risk.
We are currently seeking a committed Assistant Ecologist to undertake a wide range of field surveys and report preparation. The role will be a mixture of site based surveys and office work. As to be expected with ecology surveys, some unsociable hours working will be required, for example during bat survey season.
Extra Places Available!
Operation New World
Unemployed or only part-time? Interested in the Environment? Aged 20 - 25? May/June 2015, cost-free study course - with one week on the island of Corsica - providing Environmental Studies/identification skills and CV & Interview skills.
For: Landmarc Support Services
An exciting opportunity for an experienced rural estate manager to work for one of the largest conservation management businesses in the UK, supporting the Ministry of Defence’s 500,000 acre national training estate. The successful individual will be responsible for delivering and identifying all elements of rural estate maintenance across the North and carrying out the relevant statutory and contractual inspections.
Based Banbury or Birmingham
£32,000 - £36,000 pa
Can you build a growing network of people and organisations that actively support our work to save nature in the Midlands? Do you have the ambition and flair to seek out new opportunities for partnerships and develop innovative ways for them to provide financial and other support for nature? Can you lead a high performing team to exceed income targets across a range of fundraising sources while developing new opportunities? You will be a key member of the regional management team and will lead high performing teams of staff and volunteers to achieve income targets from Grants, Charitable Trusts, Corporate sector, Individuals, Face-to-face recruitment and Community fundraising across 13 counties of the Midlands.
1 x Seasonal Countryside Ranger at Aigas Field Centre
We are seeking one person to join the Aigas Ranger team for the 2015 season. The job of Aigas Ranger has two main components. The first involves providing a superb level of interpretation of the natural environment of the Highlands to adult groups from all over the world. The second involves working with our charity – Naturedays – providing environmental education to children of all ages.
£20,400 - £24,000 pa
The RSPB in Eastern England is looking for an enthusiastic, confident individual to join its vibrant Communications Team. Working with colleagues, you will help us to grow income and support for RSPB conservation work in the Eastern Region by managing the delivery of our brand and the production of high quality, effective communications materials.
Field Studies Council
Salary – The actual pro-rata salary is £10,140 - £10,490 per annum based on 30 hours per week (the full time equivalent salary is £13,520 - £13,987 per annum)
Contract Term – Permanent position
Location – FSC Scotland predominantly based at Millport Field Centre, Isle of Cumbrae (live in accommodation available)
The Technician & Education Assistant role will be responsible for overall maintenance, cleaning and preparation of equipment used by the groups visiting us. They will also be responsible for carrying out routine safety checks on the equipment and record keeping. The role will also have an important part to play as the first point of contact for the many groups who teach their own courses at FSC Scotland.
£15,000 - £20,000 pa
12 month contract
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who wants to kick start their career in direct marketing to join the Supporter Marketing Team. The successful candidate will assist the Direct Marketing Manager and play an important role in unlocking more support for the RSPB through the range of direct marketing channels.
West Kent Country parks Team- Kent County Council.
Temporary part-time contract till 31st March 2017.
£14,952 to £16,633 per annum - pro rata.
The post holder will assist the ranger team in managing several sites in the West Kent Team area, based at Trosley Country Park, Meopham Kent. The role will be practically based and will require working out in the field most of the time.
As Lead Ranger you will sit alongside our Commercial Head of Department to support the General Manager in working across Hadrian’s Wall, Allen Banks and Staward Gorge, Bellister Estate, Cherryburn and George Stephenson’s Birthplace with your main base situated in Haltwhistle. Having worked in a similar outdoor setting you’ll be able to demonstrate a passion for nature, heritage and the outdoors. Your track record for inspiring others with a passion for nature, heritage and the outdoors together with significant skills and experience in land, access and conservation management will enable you to motivate your team of rangers and volunteers.
As part of our property Ranger team, you will have specific responsibility for our six countryside car parks in the Hawkshead, Coniston & Little Langdale areas. The day-to-day tasks will include emptying of the car park machines, counting the cash and banking the monies, checking cars for non-payment, keeping the sites free from litter and undertaking small maintenance tasks. We also have two toilet facilities that will need regular restocking and cleaning when required.
Salary: £12,750 p.a. (pro rata)
Position: 4 month fixed-term contract
Based: Clitheroe, Lancashire
RRT uses a robust scientific approach to catchment conservation and will be guided by local knowledge and experience of the Ribble Life Partnership Board, but also the outcomes of monitoring and surveys. As such we are looking to recruit a Seasonal Survey Assistant to aid in the collection of field survey data ranging from ecological surveys of vegetation, invertebrates and fish, to water chemistry and habitat surveys.
Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 p.a.
Position: 18 month fixed-term contract (possibility of extension)
Based: Clitheroe, Lancashire
Ribble Rivers Trust is the lead partner in the Ribble Life Together project, which is delivering a range of activities to improve the condition, management and awareness of the Ribble Catchment. We are looking for an experienced and technically competent, dynamic and enthusiastic person to manage the development of the programme of activities within the development phase of Ribble Life Together.
Salary: £23,000 – £26,000 depending on experience
Position: 18 month fixed-term contract (possibility of extension)
Based: Clitheroe, Lancashire
Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is looking to recruit a technically competent, dynamic and enthusiastic person to deliver agricultural projects and activities to aid in reducing diffuse agricultural pollution in the Ribble Catchment. The successful candidate will build on work already carried out in the catchment to identify diffuse pollution hotspots by delivering farm advice and implementing capital works to address and disrupt pollution pathways.
37 hours per week
Starting salary: £23,138 to £24,429 per annum (2 year fixed term contract)
The River Restoration Centre (RRC) is the UK information and advice centre for river restoration, providing support for all aspects of river restoration and habitat improvement.
Based at the Cranfield office, this project will require you to operate across the UK.
Nature Reserve Warden (Part-time, 3 days a week)
This role is based at Farmoor Reservoir, five miles west of Oxford,
and is offering a salary of £15k-£19k depending on experience, for 3
days per week.
Reserve within the Company, among regulators, stakeholders and interest groups.
£25,000 – £27,000 pa
3 year Contract
The RSPB is one of Europe's largest wildlife conservation organisations, with over 1.1 million members.
We are seeking a Campaign Project Manager for a newly created position within the RSPB's Brand, Innovation and Planning Department. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a passionate and dedicated team, managing projects, inspiring large numbers of people to support our work and give nature a home.
This role is based at Upper Wharfedale, however you will also spend an agreed amount of time working alongside other members or the Ranger and Visitor Experience team at Hudswell Woods and Malham Tarn.
Due to our continued success in the woodland sales market we now require a manager to join our team.
The position would be based out of our Chester office, but would involve travel throughout the UK. This is a full time permanent position.
Salary range: £30,000 - £38,000 (depending on experience). A company car would be provided.
Based Stoke on Trent
Through engaging volunteer activity, you’ll deliver a programme of improvements, scoping tasks and monitoring works to ensure full health and safety compliance.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning18/5/15
Full Time Gardeners x 4, National Trust (29/6)
Volunteer Coordinator (Save Our Magnificent Meadows Project), Scottish Wildlife Trust (1/6)
Winnall Moors Reserves Volunteer Placement x 2, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (29/5)
Volunteer Grazing Enterprise Livestock & Grazing Assistant, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (4/6)
Grazing Assistant Ranger, National Trust (5/6)
Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve Volunteer Placement, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (31/5)
Volunteer Gardener, National Trust (7/6)
RSPB Residential Volunteer – Peatland Restoration, RSPB (29/5)
Volunteer Filming Assistant, Scottish Wildlife Trust (4/6)
Volunteer Assistant Countryside Ranger – Box Hill, National Trust (29/5)
Volunteer Non Native Species Project Managers, Natural England
Bat Volunteer Research Assistant, Phd Student University Of Bristol
Tame Valley Wetlands QGIS Mapping Volunteer, Tame Valley Wetlands
Tame Valley Wetlands Tame Force Youth Volunteer, Tame Valley Wetlands
Tame Valley Wetlands Tame Force Volunteer (Practical Conservation Group), Tame Valley Wetlands
Tame Valley Wetlands Events Volunteer, Tame Valley Wetlands
If you want a career in Gardening, we can offer you some of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in the UK to work in. Your new career could start here at Attingham Park. You’ll love working outdoors and understand that our walled garden and parkland are as significant as our mansion house.
Hermiston Quay, Edinburgh
£26,438 rising to £27,830 after a successful years’ service
Permanent / Fulltime
“Property Planning” at the Trust is the discipline whereby it assesses the heritage, economic, and social significance of its properties and devises a long-term vision for their sustainability.
In this role, you will produce a range of planning documents including Property Statements and Conservation Management Plans in line with the Trust’s objectives.
Full-time, permanent post (part-time considered)
£26,000 to £32,000 p.a. (depending on experience)
Cheshire Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced fundraiser with the skills and motivation to build an excellent Membership and Fundraising team and achieve income targets. Building excellent, long-term relationships with our donors to secure unrestricted income is vitally important to the future of the Trust. The Membership and Fundraising Manager will lead the delivery of our fundraising strategy to increase giving from individual and corporate members, legacies and major donors.
£18,000 – £20,000 pa pro rata
Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to nature? Could you help others to inspire the next generation about wildlife? If your answer is yes to the above, then you may be the person we are looking for to lead our Schools Outreach project in London. We are looking to connect children with nature in their school grounds, by delivering workshops where children can discover wildlife first hand.
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to
join our team based in Cambuslang.
You will be part of the Wayleave Distribution team and will
address the administrative management of a high volume of workload.
Hours of work are 37 per week on a fixed term contract of 18 months.
This role is on a 12 month contract working 4 days per week. The 4 days until September 2015 will be Sunday to Wednesday but maybe subject to change from September onwards. The salary for this position is £15,000 per annum. 12 month contract.
Working as part of the Woodland team to provide a safe and appealing woodland environment for a meaningful and enhanced funeral experience.
Cheshire Wildlife Trust
We are seeking the right person to manage a suite of nature reserves in east Cheshire, Trafford, Stockport and Tameside. As well as ensuring conservation objectives are set, monitored, refined and delivered you will look beyond nature reserves making strategic links with partners and communities. However, your reserves will be always be your focus ensuring they are jewels in the crown of landscape habitat networks.
3-year Contract ,
,£18,000 - £20,000 pa pro rata
Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to
nature? Can you help others to inspire the next generation about
GS Ecology Ltd
Part-time wildlife surveyors required by a Reading based ecological consultancy for the summer survey season. Immediate start for the right candidate.
Part time – 30 hours
£16,000 - £18,000 pa pro rata
As Conservation Monitoring Officer, your role will be to deliver a regional programme of farmland bird monitoring in areas where we focus our farm conservation advice. By training and managing a team of volunteers to survey farmland bird populations, and mapping and analysing the results using GIS, you will monitor the effectiveness of targeted wildlife-friendly land management for key farmland bird species.
Visitor Site Supervisor – Lake Vyrnwy
At Severn Trent Water, we believe Passionate People are the key to our success. Join us and you can really help make a difference to our local customers and visitors.
The Lake Vyrnwy Nature Reserve and Estate is one of Severn Trent Water’s flagship visitor sites which includes a gothic architecture dam/straining tower, the lake itself (with recreational activities) and a designated Nature Reserve. It is an area of natural beauty, environmental importance and has strong historic and community ties with our company.
We’re seeking someone to lead the day-to-day operations across this estate. You’ll help enhance the visitors experience to the site and will work with the local community to deliver the future strategy of a ‘sustainable estate with a thriving community’.
Salary: £17,500 to £19,500 p.a. depending on experience
Norfolk Wildlife Trust is the county’s largest environmental charity, committed to the protection and enhancement of Norfolk’s wildlife and wild places.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and hard working assistant to join our West Norfolk reserve management team.
Competitive salary + pension; 40 hours per week.
Surrey Wildlife Trust is seeking a practical person to carry out the tractor based agricultural activities on the estate. The job includes carrying out field works, site work programmes and assisting with the livestock and responsibility for the day to day maintenance of their tractor and its implements.
£22,000 pa basic salary + allowance for contractual on call rota
40 hours per week on a rolling 5 day rota including weekends plus on-call
Surrey Wildlife Trust is seeking an enthusiastic, practical, flexible and highly motivated person to assist the Grazing and Land Services Manager in the care of some of the Trust’s flagship sites on the Thames Basin Heath SPA/SAC/SSSI. The Ranger will deliver land management and conservation grazing whilst also being a member of the wider grazing team. This team provides over 350 cattle, 50 goats and a herd of red deer to deliver conservation grazing throughout the county.
£20,500 - £22,000 pa
We are looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person with excellent people skills to join the Minsmere team. Minsmere is one of the RSPB’s flagship nature reserves with over 100,000 visitors per year and is the current home of BBC Springwatch. If you have the skills and personality to inspire members of the public to support the valuable work of the RSPB, the highest standards of customer care, can lead and develop a dedicated team of volunteers, achieve income targets, provide an excellent visitor experience and deliver the successful day to day operation of the visitor operation, we want to hear from you.
Here at Cliveden, an opportunity has arisen for us to recruit a part-time role for 9 months. 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.
You’ll play a key role in enhancing visitor and community engagement, whilst maintaining excellent standards of presentation, conservation and care across this very special place. You’ll make sure that at every twist and turn of this fantastic landscape, we’re delivering outstanding outdoor experiences and excellent conservation work. So from working to protect this beautiful place to fostering and nurturing good relationships with tenants, visitors and partners in the community, no two days will be the same.
Project Manager (part time)
£25,000 - £30,000 pa pro rata
Based: Sandy, Bedfordshire
3 year Contract
People’s growing disconnection from nature is a significant strategic threat to nature conservation. The RSPB has identified an urgent need to work to restore that connection, and is offering an exciting opportunity to manage a national project that will significantly increase young people’s sense of connection to nature.
Reserve Warden (6 month contract initially)
WWT Steart Marshes
37.5 Hours per week
£17,549 - £18,473 per annum
At WWT Steart Marshes on the Steart peninsula near Bridgwater, Somerset we are working to help form special new habitats for wildlife, improve flood management for local people and provide an amazing place to visit. We are now seeking a Reserve Warden to contribute to the management and development of this 500 ha site of intertidal and freshwater habitats. The role will include the monitoring of species, agricultural management of habitats, maintenance of site infrastructure and working with local communities, volunteers and visitors.
£21,000 - £25,000 pa
Based: Sandy, Bedfordshire
2 year Contract
We are looking for an enthusiastic team member with experience of early years education delivery, project management and of working with volunteers, to support our work connecting young peple to nature and to take our work with this age group forward. You will work with early years sector professionals to develop and implement an innovative outreach offer for early years settings and classes, that connects children to nature and you will lead the development of any associated products for use with this age group.
National Biodiversity Network Trust
Salary: £12,000 to £13,800 per annum (£20,000 to £23,000 FTE) depending on experience
Location: Nottingham, UK (preferable, but will be flexible for the right candidate)
Type: Two-year contract
Hours: 21 hours per week, Wednesday - Friday. Flexible working hours.
Are you skilled at delivering messages to large audiences via all media channels? Are you a skilled writer with a track record of editing newsletters and website content? Do you love the UK’s wildlife and do you want to work to help inform its management and conservation?
Hours: 1x 37 per week 1x 18.5 hours per week. Consideration will be given re apportionment of hours for each post.
Salary Scale: The salary for the post is £23,337 - £25,455 per annum which is L7c – L9c on the Lecturers’ scale, depending on experience.
Kingston Maurward College is looking to recruit a Countryside Management Lecturer/ Course Manager in to teach and assess land- based units at Level 1 to Level 5 and to oversee and support all aspects of a student’s learning experience and to ensure that this is co-ordinated in a coherent, meaningful manner for each individual.
Black to Green Project
The Community Engagement Officer will develop and deliver activities for people to take part in the Black to Green project. This will include developing a range of events from wildlife identification, practical conservation tasks and a programme of training that supports people to volunteer and groups to establish.
This is a full-time post (35 hours per week) for a fixed term of three years.
Salary: £21,023 per annum
The Black to Green Project
The Outreach Officer will focus on introducing people to the Black to Green Project in order to encourage their involvement in the project’s activities. They will do this by researching and working with a range of groups and supporting them to take part.
This is a full-time post (37.5 hours per week) for a fixed term of three years.
Salary: Full time salary £22,820 per annum.
The Black to Green Project
The Project Manager will lead the Black to Green Project team. The post will ensure the delivery of the activity plan for the project which will include a community engagement programme, capital projects including a new and innovative interpretation project and a promotional and evaluation programme.
This is a full-time post (37.5 hours per week) for a fixed term of three years.
Salary: Full time salary £33,900 per annum.
Darwin Ecology Ltd
6 Month Full Time contract with potential Full time position, to start June 2015 London, Surrey, Sussex & Berkshire Head Office Wiltshire
Darwin Ecology Ltd., seek to recruit an Ecologist to join our team of consultants. Darwin Ecology is an ecological consultancy offering a range of ecological surveys and contracting services for developers, conservation groups, the public sector and private clients.
Downton Hall Estate
An exciting role has become available on the Downton Hall Estate near Ludlow in Shropshire for a full time Forester / general Estate worker. The role would be predominantly forestry related working in the Estates 500 acres of commercial woodland. The job would also include more general Estate work assisting other members of the in hand team.
Salary range: £27,300 to £33,150
As the host to a resident population of over 4,000 rescued donkeys and mules, our charity currently operates 15 farms and sanctuaries spread across the UK, Ireland and Europe and we therefore enjoy unique opportunities and challenges to enlightened stewardship of the land in our care.
We have an incredible opportunity for a Wildlife and Conservation Co-Ordinator to lead the way in helping engage a wider audience with our work by developing and co-ordinating The Donkey Sanctuary’s wildlife and conservation strategy.
London Wildlife Trust
Salary: £13,650 per annum (pro rata of £22,750 per annum) Fixed Term Maternity Cover for up to 12 months
Three days a week (This will require working 2 weekend days a month) We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic person to manage Gunnersbury Triangle as an outstanding example of an urban Local Nature Reserve through community engagement, co-ordinating practical site management, conserving the site’s biodiversity interests and providing a regular staff presence ensuring the reserve is safe and well-maintained. This a maternity cover contract for up to 12 months.
Position: 24 month fixed term
Based: Home based - North
Our vision is a UK rich in native woods and trees, enjoyed and valued by everyone. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on others’ land.
Scottish Land & Estates Job Vacancy: Regional Managers – North East, South East and South West Region
Following a reorganisation within our Regional Management team, an exciting opportunity has arisen for three new dedicated part time (3 days per week) Regional Managers to cover three Scottish Regions with Scottish Land & Estates, the membership organisation representing rural landowners and land based businesses across Scotland.
£16,160 - £18,000 pa
An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and passionate individual with excellent people skills, to join the RSPB’s dynamic membership team has become available.
If you think that you have the skills and personality to inspire members of the public to support the valuable work of the RSPB through becoming a member and donations, then this is the job for you. You will be part of a successful and energetic team that is central to delivering the organisations work that focuses on “Giving Nature a Home.”
Volunteer posts advertised week
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning
Volunteer Information Assistant, Scottish Wildlife Trust (28/5)
Volunteer Ranger x 2, National Trust (25/5)
Volunteer Officers, The Conservation Volunteers (25/5)
Planning Volunteer, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (6/6)
Volunteer Coast & Countryside Ranger, Fylde Council
Ha-Ha Restoration Volunteer, National Trust (29/5)
Volunteer Learning Assistant – Ribble Discovery Centre, RSPB – Ribble Discovery Centre
Volunteer Wildlife Surveyor, National Trust (29/5)
Learning Support Volunteer – Ribble Discovery Centre, RSPB – Ribble Discovery Centre
Work Days advertised in the last week
Every Wednesday the Wildlife Garden Group meet at the Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth organised by Scottish Wildlife Trust
Farm Entertainments Team Member- Adam Henson’s Cotswold Farm
You are expected to deliver excellent customer service, talks, displays and demonstrations with enthusiasm and confidence. You will ensure that the cleanliness, condition and wellbeing of the display area and livestock are maintained at the same high standard throughout our open season.
Baildon Town Council seeks to recruit a
14 hours per week
Rate of pay £579 - £622 pcm depending on experience
To develop the services provided at the Bracken Hall Countryside Centre, we are seeking an energetic, reliable and conscientious person who is able to undertake the day to day management of the Countryside Centre including: managing enthusiastic volunteers; liaising with contractors and clients; promoting and marketing events and activities; handling cash; ensuring regulations are met.
£22,000 - £28,000 pa
Only one in ten children regularly play in wild places today.
But we believe that giving children opportunities to connect with nature
is essential to their and our health and wellbeing - we want
to see more children jumping in puddles, kicking up leaves, and
listening to birds singing from the tops of trees.
fixed term contract two years
An exciting opportunity to assist the River Project Manager in the delivery of Water Framework Directive projects being undertaken by Shropshire Wildlife Trust:
Love your river Telford, a water quality, urban diffuse pollution project which includes a multiagency approach and innovative community engagement in monitoring and improvement works & Shropshire Natural Flood management project – a long term project to develop responses to flooding impacts by working with natural processes.
Mace is a leading international property consultancy and contractor whose aim is to be the partner of choice for our clients. We have a strong commitment to sustainability in the built environment, and a well-developed position on sustainable design and construction delivery.
The sustainability team at Mace supports the wider business, though delivering technical advice to our project and programme teams, winning sustainability commissions and managing our environmental and community impacts. Our team is expanding and we are seeking an ecologist to join the team to support the growth of our team and the wider business.
£20,000 - £22,000 pa
Do you have the passion, drive and enthusiasm needed to raise funds to support our conservation mission, helping the RSPB to give nature a home in South West England?
The successful candidate will work with our staff across the South West, working closely with the fundraising team to ensure new applications are made to support ongoing work and specific projects, and that current grant income is secured. We are proud of our record of raising funds for many projects from institutional fundraising sources (Lottery, Landfill, EU, trusts and business).
£15,160 - £16,000 pa
5 month contract
Do you care about the UK’s wildlife? Are you passionate about helping saving our iconic species and inspiring others to give nature a home? As a Membership Development Assistant, you will recruit new members by discussing the work of the RSPB with members of the public in an enthusiastic, passionate and persuasive way. You will spend time at the Lake District Osprey watch point near Keswick as well as attending a range of venues and events including city centres, county shows, country parks, farmers markets, food fairs and other popular attractions.
County Hall, Hertford
£22,937 - £31,846 pa dependent upon experience
Full Time, Permanent and Fixed Term Contract to 31st April 2017 available
Hertfordshire’s Countryside Management Service (CMS) is unique in several ways. One of the first countryside management projects to be established in the UK, we are celebrating our 40th year of working with communities to help care for and enjoy the environment. The secret of our ongoing success rests on levels of passion, ambition and innovation that are hard to beat.
Barriers Easement and Removal Programme
The Rivers and Fisheries Trusts of Scotland (RAFTS) is seeking applicants for the position of Barriers Programme Officer. This is a new post contracted initially for a period of one year with the possibility of renewal, commencing on or around 1st July 2015. The Barriers Programme Officer will utilise their excellent project management, administrative and interpersonal skills to complement the existing project management capacity of RAFTS and member trusts to successfully deliver the feasibility and optioneering, outline and detailed design and physical works stages of a number of barrier easement projects.
£15,660 - £17,000 pa
Are you passionate about wildlife? Are you able to enthuse people with your passion and open their eyes to the natural world around them?
RSPB Scotland and Forestry Commission Scotland are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to work within our partnership at The Lodge in Aberfoyle. You would be interpreting the wildlife around the site to the visiting public and school groups, plus developing and delivering innovative events and interpretation plans for the wildlife viewing room.
Keystone Habitats carry out a broad range of land management, habitat creation and wildlife mitigation projects throughout the UK.
We are looking for an individual with experience in a related field such as countryside management, landscaping, woodland management or agriculture.
Location: Warrington, Cheshire
Salary Details: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Day-to-day management of Moore Nature Reserve following the site management plan. Strong presence on site to ensure health and safety of site users and wildlife.
We are a well-established and highly respected independent business based near Banbury in Oxfordshire. The Forestry Department is based at our tree nursery, alongside our landscaping department.
We are looking to recruit a Forestry Operative to work in our establishment and maintenance team.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning4/5/15
Conservation Volunteer Officers – Glasgow, TCV Scotland (1/7)
Voluntary Trainees x 3, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (3/6)
Volunteering Administrator, Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust (25/5)
Wood Management Volunteers, ECCO
Westgate Parks Volunteer Trainee, Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership (29/5)
Western Reserves Trainees x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (3/6)
Residential Volunteer Ranger, National Trust, Strangford Lough & Ards Peninsula
Inspiring People Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (29/5)
Recruitment of Trustees to The Council, Brecknock Wildlife Trust (31/5)
Recruitment of Chair to Council, Brecknock Wildlife Trust (31/5)
Voluntary Beach Warden, Field Studies Council (25/5)
Tooting Common Volunteer, Tooting Common Heritage Project – Wandsworth Borough Council
Clean Marine Project Volunteer, North Devon Coast AONB
Volunteer Visitor Centre Assistant, Anglian Water, Taverham Mill Nature Reserve & Fishery (25/5)
Work Days advertised in the last week
Ecologist – contract - Cambridge
Mott MacDonald have a number of requirements for Ecologists to join our team in Cambridge, on an hourly paid contract basis. You will be responsible for providing day-to-day ecological support to a range of projects within an environmental team, working closely with other disciplines to ensure ecological objectives for projects are delivered successfully, within budget and to programme.
Based at RSPB London Office
3 year contract Full time 37.5 hours per week
Salary range £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Only one in ten children regularly play in wild places today, but we believe that giving children opportunities to connect with nature is essential to their and our health and wellbeing. We want to see more children jumping in puddles, kicking up leaves, and listening to birds singing from the tops of trees. Your role will be to lead our work to connect children with nature in South East England. You will help implement new and exciting projects in London and Brighton, support the development of experiences for young people and families on our fantastic nature reserves, and seek out new opportunities with partners.
The Ecology Consultancy is seeking to employ an experienced Ecologist in our London office who will become involved in all areas of our work. Our principal areas of work are habitat and protected species surveys, watching brief and Ecological Clerk of Works, Ecological Impact Assessment, and Code for Sustainable Homes and BREEAM assessments, as well as providing training and advice.
The Ecologist will be involved in all areas of our work with an emphasis on preliminary ecological appraisals, protected species surveys, including bat surveys and mitigation and the production of ESPM licence applications.
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
£20900 p.a plus up to 9% employer pension contribution
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing environmental organisations and seeks to appoint a Catering and Visitor Services Officer at its Spurn Gateway site. This is a new and exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join the Spurn team to provide a key part of the operation, often being the ‘face’ of Spurn and providing the first point of contact for visitors.
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
£29000 p.a plus up to 9% employer pension contribution
Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing environmental organisations and seeks to appoint a Manager at its Spurn Gateway site. This is a new and exciting opportunity for the right candidate to join the Spurn team as the Trust invests in the Outer Humber Living Landscape by developing a visitor reception area, restoring and opening up the lighthouse and implementing an inspiring events and activities programme. The post is a managerial role overseeing the development and management of Spurn. Project management will form a core part of the role during the first few years as the facilities are developed.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is looking to recruit a new member to staff to join the Arboretum team at the Edinburgh Garden. As a member of the horticultural team you will play a key role in maintaining and improving this dynamic garden. This role could offer the right candidate the chance to become involved with RBGE’s education, conservation, consultancy, and capacity building work in Scotland and overseas. The Arboretum team is responsible for maintaining and developing the tree collection. The work is managed seasonally; the teams work also includes general horticultural tasks.
Contract with the Ouse & Adur Rivers Trust (OART)
3 days/week contract (self-employed) for one year
Duties include: learn/undertake methods of river surveying, monitoring and restoration; seek and help to develop funding opportunities, manage OART website content and website-generated correspondence & develop membership; handle press releases; promote OART.
Based at RSPB Scotland Headquarters, Edinburgh
£27,500 - £32,000 pa
The RSPB is seeking to appoint a new Senior Policy and Casework Officer. You will contribute significantly to the development and advocacy of RSPB policies, turning this into effective conservation outcomes across the UK for the RSPB's strategy to save nature. In this role, you will develop and provide specialist policy advice on forestry and woodland matters, site conservation casework advice related to woodland planting, management and felling, and act as the lead policy and casework specialist for the RSPB’s engagement with the forest sector.
FCC Environment is a leading UK waste and resource management company, part of a global group with a strong heritage in providing services for communities and businesses. Our vision is to be the environmental company of choice, delivering change for a sustainable future.
A position has become available within the Waste Processing Division (dealing with industrial waste treatment, hazardous wastes and landfill disposal) for the role of Restoration and Ecology Manager for the southern region which covers an area from East Anglia to Kent, Oxfordshire and the South Midlands.
Grade 6 £20,253 - £22,212 per annum
Located on the Lancashire coast, with Preston, Blackpool and the Lake District nearby, the Borough of Wyre is an area of great contrasts and includes urban areas, seaside resorts, a port, traditional market towns and picturesque villages within an extensive rural area that includes parts of the Forest of Bowland (an area of outstanding natural beauty) and the Morecambe Bay European Marine Site. We are looking to recruit a Coastal Officer to support the Council in the delivery of its Biodiversity Duty, in particular with regard to protected landscapes, habitats, and species.
Capita’s Ecology Team are currently looking for assistant
ecologists to support our experienced ecology team and licensed
surveyors on a range of habitat and species surveys including mitigation
schemes for the great crested newt and bats.
The roles offer the potential to work on a varied range of projects in the education, housing, and highways sectors for a range of public sector and private clients. The Team are based in East Lancashire and Colwyn Bay but work across the north of the country particularly Cheshire, Wales, Greater Manchester and Lancashire.
Based at RSPB Minsmere Reserve
Permanent Role Part Time 30 hours per week
Salary Range £15,000 to £18,000 per annum pro rata
We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to plan, develop and deliver a stunning visitor experience. This varied and exciting role includes elements of planning and designing visitor interpretation, delivering and evaluating a programme of income-generating events, activities and initiatives as well as manage the reserve’s online and social media presence.
We are seeking a senior to associate level ecologist, ideally with a regulatory background
In consequence of our continued and spectacular growth, we are seeking to strengthen our team with a number of key appointments.
We are seeking a passionate, motivated and exceptional ecologist with the requisite experience and background to take on a senior/associate level role.
We are seeking someone who is based in the south-east of England/Home
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning27/4/15
Visitor Centre Volunteer X 5 (Seasonal Roles), Norfolk Wildlife Trust
Seasonal Ranger (Volunteer), Kelburn Castle & Estate
Community Engagement Volunteer, Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire & Merseyside