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button: Focus now out

22 pages in total this Focus in association with Love Parks highlights the urban environment. HLF draws up some of the main points from their ‘State of UK Public Parks 2014’ report and Nesta talks about how their Rethinking Parks programme will give a boost to the Parks sector. Natural England pick a couple of points from their MEBIE2 report and Treeconomics detail the many benefits of trees and how these can now be quantified in economic terms. greenspace scotland give information on two of their current projects and we finish on an interview piece with Daniel Raven-Ellison, the driving force behind the Greater London National Park campaign Read it here http://bit.ly/CJSFocus


AMW Arboreal Ltd

Conservation Worker

Staff wanted for short term contract (now until at least the end of February 2015) with conservation contracting company (AMW), working on designated sites throughout Scotland.

Duties will include but not limited to ditch damming, chipping, stump treatment and chainsaw work for scrub.

Delete Date: 26/12/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 28/11/14


Countryside Operative

Following our continued success Three Shires Ltd are currently seeking experienced Countryside Operatives to work in a commercial world with specific knowledge, experience and qualifications in the forestry, fencing and landscaping sectors of the construction and rail industry.

Logo: Three Shires Ltd

Delete Date: 26/12/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 28/11/14


logo: Rural Development InitiativesRural Development Initiatives Ltd.

Project Manager Vacancy

We’re recruiting for a highly motivated individual to work on a unique, ground breaking project for the forestry sector in England. The project will be run in partnership with the Institute of Chartered Foresters and employers from across the forestry sector. The successful person will manage the development and running of a Professional Development Network for foresters. This will involve working with forestry SMEs and producing and delivering professional development plans, courses, events and e-based learning.

Delete Date: 26/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 28/11/14


logo: exeGesISIT Jobs in Conservation

exeGesIS SDM Ltd is a well-respected environmental and software development consultancy and is the company behind  many of the UK's leading countryside management solutions. We are expanding our team in response to increase demand for our services and have several positions to fill:

Software Application Developers (3 posts)

Software Application Test Manager

Technical Project Manager

Delete Date: 26/12/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 28/11/14


logo: Simonsbath HouseOutdoor and Environmental Tutor,

Simonsbath House Outdoor Centre, Simonsbath, Exmoor, Somerset TA24 7SH

March  2015, £13,295  - £17,680p.a. dep. on experience

You would be working as part of the Simonsbath House Team delivering Outdoor and Environmental Education courses to visiting groups. Developing and managing a community programme of activities. Developing and leading a yearly walking holiday programme for adult visitors and contributing to the overall activity programme of Simonsbath House.

Delete Date: 26/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 28/11/14


logo: RSPBNIRSG Raptor Project Officer

Based at RSPB Northern Ireland Headquarters, Belfast

27 Month contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary £20,500 to £23,000 per annum

Are you passionate about saving nature and especially birds of prey? We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to work on a partnership project between the Northern Ireland Raptor Study Group and the RSPB and to maintain and improve the monitoring of raptors in Northern Ireland. The successful candidate will be expected to continue to grow the network of volunteer raptor workers, to increase the availability of monitoring data and to work with a range of stakeholders to underpin the conservation of raptors in Northern Ireland.

Closing Date: 7/12/14

Region: Northern Ireland

Posted: 27/11/14


Logo: PlantlifePlantlife Important Plant Area Programme Manager

Location: Salisbury (although remote working may be considered for the right candidate).

Salary:  up to £35,000 Full time

Do you want to make a positive difference for wildlife in England & Wales?  Plantlife is looking for an influential individual to help lead plant conservation in England & Wales.

If you have a proven track record in project delivery and effective partnership working this is an exciting opportunity to make a significant contribution to conserving and managing our internationally Important Plant Areas.

Closing Date: 14/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 27/11/14


Logo: Newcastle City CouncilRangers (2 posts)

1 post based in Walker Park 1 post based in Exhibition Park

Deliver an exciting and innovative programme of activities for all ages. You will be expected to help develop a sustainable volunteer group and Park User group and deliver training to volunteers, oversee volunteer projects and deliver events.

Community Support Officer

Based in Exhibition Park  18 hours per week.

Required to involve the local community in the management and maintenance of the park. A key aim of the post is to build community capacity creating opportunities for local people to help with the management of the park. 

Closing Date: 12/12/14

Region: North East

Posted: 27/11/14


Senior Ecologist.

Tim Moya Associates, Harlow, Essex.

Salary £30,950 - £37,000 + profit-related bonus scheme.  

Tim Moya Associates are seeking a Project Ecologist to join the team. We are looking for an experienced ecologist capable of undertaking and managing a variety of field surveys and mitigation and communicating effectively to clients. The successful candidate will enjoy a variety of site and office work.

TMA Ecology are involved in a wide range of projects including for utilities companies, house builders and local authorities.

Delete Date: 24/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 26/11/14


Devon-wide, dynamic, progressive, user-led organisation, Living Options Devon, seeks:

Countryside Mobility SW Project Manager – Based in Exeter

£25,474 pro rata (NJC SO1, SCP 30)

25 hours per week (to be worked flexibly) Permanent Contract

Countryside Mobility provides safe, enjoyable and easy access to the South West's countryside and visitor attractions for anyone who has difficulty walking, through a mobility equipment hire scheme.

Closing Date: 12/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 25/11/14


logo: National TrustLead Ranger

Salary:  £23,732 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full time

Location: Fowey, Mid Cornwall, based in St. Agnes

You will be responsible for the strategic planning and day to day management of the National Trust’s spectacular coastal properties between St. Ives Bay and Perranporth on the north coast of Cornwall.

Closing Date: 12/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 25/11/14


Logo: North York Moors National ParkThe North York Moors National Park is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK. We have ambitious conservation aims and need high quality conservation professionals to help achieve them.

Conservation Graduate Trainee

£13.5K (24 months fixed-term)

A great opportunity to put your academic knowledge into practice and develop your career with two years practical work experience.

Delete Date: 23/12/14

Region: North East

Posted: 25/11/14


On Foot Forestry Ltd

Brush Cutter Operators x 5

On Foot Forestry Ltd is a small forestry and countryside maintenance business and works on various projects throughout the UK. We are seeking 5 brush cutter operators to work on a 3 month vegetation management contract in Hampshire involving work on SSSI, ancient monument and forestry restock sites.

Delete Date: 23/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 25/11/14


logo: Perran Sands Holiday ParkHaven Holidays

Perran and Riviere Sands Ranger

Working within the Penhale Sands Special Area of Conservation and working closely with Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Penhale Dunes Ranger you will develop and lead an innovative program of wildlife activities for guests and caravan owners alike. You will not be afraid to muck in where needed at the busiest times.

Salary £15000 - £17000

Hours variable 6 day week through peak season

Closing Date: 19/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 24/11/14


logo: Bristol City CouncilParkWork Co-ordinator

BG10: £25,727 - £28,922

Full-time, fixed term to March 2016

Based at Brunel House

We are looking for an experienced person to help deliver our innovative Nesta funded ParkWorks programme in partnership with the Bristol Parks Forum.  You will coordinate horticultural work teams involving volunteers and test sustainable business models for similar services beyond the life of this pilot project.

Closing Date: 5/12/14 Updated

Region: South West

Posted: 24/11/14


Apprenticeship advertised week beginning 24/11/14           

Trainee opportunities across the Midlands with Warwickshire Wildlife Trust


Botanic Gardens Education Network (bgen)

Administrator

Part-time freelance position (approx 2-3 days per week)

Salary: £12.50 per hour

The bgen committee invites tenders to provide administration services to support the bgen committee to enable it to deliver bgen services to its members.

Delete Date: 22/12/14

Region: UK wide

Posted: 24/11/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 24/11/14

Research Analyst – Equality & Diversity, RSPB

Volunteer Assistant Ranger, National Trust (5/12)

Bottlenose Dolphin Research Volunteers, Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre

7/2/15 Essex Wildlife Trust Volunteer Open Day at Writtle College

Volunteer Placement, Kith & Kin Forest School

Nature Force Volunteers, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

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Work Days advertised in the last week            

30/11/14 Wiltshire Wildlife Trust will be running Conservation tasks at Ham Hill. Hungerford

 


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

Temporary Part time

Salary £19,817 to £21,734 pro rata

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

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

Closing Date: 4/12/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 21/11/14


Logo: Lothians & Fife Green Network PartnershipPartnership Manager

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

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

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

Closing Date: 15/12/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/11/14


Logo: East Devon Habitat Regulation Delivery Officer

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

Younghayes Centre, Cranbrook, Exeter

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

Closing Date: 10/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 21/11/14


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

Isle of Cana

Salary: £25, 920

Accommodation will be available at an affordable rent

40 Hours per week

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

Closing Date: 8/12/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/11/14


Logo: Warwickshire Wildlife TrustTrainee opportunities across the Midlands

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

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

Delete Date: 18/12/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 20/11/14


logo: RSPBLivestock Manager

Based at RSPB Ouse Washes Reserves, Cambridgeshire

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

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

Closing Date: 5/12/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 19/11/14


logo: RSPBEstate Worker – Ynys-Hir

3 month contract – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

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

Closing Date: 8/12/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 19/11/14


Logo: Forestry CommssionWoodland Officer x 2

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

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

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/11/14


Logo: Hampshire County CouncilHampshire County Council

Countryside Access Manager

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

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

Closing Date: 14/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 18/11/14


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

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

Part-time Four Days a week

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

Based at: Conningbrook Lakes Country Park, Ashford

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

Closing Date: 3/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 17/11/14


Wildwood Trust

Head of Marketing & Fundraising

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

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

Delete Date: 15/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 17/11/14


Cassiobury Park Education Officer

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

Watford is an urban borough in South West Hertfordshire

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

logo: Watford Borough Council

Closing Date: 7/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 17/11/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 17/11/14          

Volunteer Field Assistant, Bardsey Bird Observatory

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (7/12)

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

EcoSkills (Volunteer Training Programme), Natural England

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Work Days advertised in the last week      

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

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

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

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

Conservation Volunteer Days in London


Logo: Natural History MuseumNatural History Museum

Identification Trainers for the Future Traineeship

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

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

Closing Date: 12/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/11/14


Sussex Wildlife Trust

People & Wildlife Officer – Wild About Worthing

Actual Salary - £13,968 per annum

Contract – Fixed Term – 1 years

Hours – Part time (21.00 per week)

The Sussex Wildlife Trust is the leading organisation covering all aspects of nature conservation in Sussex. Our work includes environmental education, working with landowners, businesses and local communities, and the care of over 3,000 acres of downland, woodland, wetland and heath. We are supported by over 33,000 members, well over 2% of the population of Sussex. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic individual to work with community groups in the Worthing area to generate a desire for wildlife by encouraging them to engage with their local natural environment.

Closing Date: 30/11/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/11/14


Logo: Ceredigion County CouncilCeredigion County Council

Ecologist

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

4 days a week   

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

Closing Date: 9/12/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 14/11/14


Logo: Warwickshire Wildlife TRustHedgehog Officer

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

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

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 13/11/14


logo: RSPBConservation Co-ordinator - Perth

£15,000 - £17,000

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

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

Closing Date: 12/12/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 13/11/14


Logo: the Box Moor TrustThe Box Moor Trust

Estate Manager

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

IRO £30,000 + accommodation

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

Closing Date: 12/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 13/11/14


Avon Wildlife Trust

Resident Couple                           

Chew Valley, nr Bristol

£25-28,000 (Depending on experience)

Folly Farm Centre

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

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 13/11/14


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

Location flexible, £24,578.00

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

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 11/11/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 10/11/14

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

Exmoor Mires Project Event Organiser Internship, Exmoor Mires Project

Exmoor Mires Project Communications Internship, Exmoor Mires Project

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

Conservation Team Ranger, National Trust

Events Assistant, National Trust

Wild Animal Rescue Volunteer, Volunteer Latin America

Conservation Gardening Volunteer, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

People Engagement Events Volunteer, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Play Area Champion Volunteer, National Trust

Volunteer Wildlife Room Guide, National Trust

Visitor Surveyor – England, Woodland Trust

Gateway Visitor Centre Ranger, Woodland Trust

Woodland Creation Champion – Norfolk, Woodland Trust

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

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All Volunteer Adverts Here


Logo: BBOWTDeveloping Green Talent Traineeships x 7

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

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 7/11/14


Site Foreman

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

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

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

Delete Date: 5/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 7/11/14


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

Delete Date: 5/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 7/11/14


logo: Natural EnglandEcoSkills (Volunteer Training Programme)

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

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

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

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 7/11/14


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

(full-time fixed term post for 3 years)

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

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

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 6/11/14


Maydencroft: Consultancy Interships (x2)

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 6/11/14


Logo: Devon Wildlife TrustSeaton Jurassic Centre Manager

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

Delete Date: 3/12/14

Region: South West

Posted: 5/11/14


logo: Natural EnglandNorth Wiltshire Reserve Manager

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

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

Closing Date: 3/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 5/11/14


logo: Cambridgeshire ACRECountryside Engagement & Marketing Officer

Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership Scheme

Littleport, Cambridgeshire

Full-time, fixed term contract to 31 March 2017

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

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

Closing Date: 1/12/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 4/11/14


logo: Nicholsons Plants Forestry LandscapesNicholsons

Forestry Worker

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

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

Delete Date: 1/12/14

Region: South

Posted: 3/11/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 3/11/14

Volunteer Trails Ranger, Forestry Commission (1/12)

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

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

Volunteer – Guide, Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

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Work Days advertised in the last week            

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

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

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

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

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

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

Every Tuesday Carrifran Woodland run Tuesday Volunteers in Carrifran, Scotland  

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

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

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