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We are looking for a Parks Area Manager to join the Hull Culture & Leisure Management Team. Hull boasts an impressive collection of 100+ parks and open spaces, including Victorian parks, an animal education centre, aviaries, play areas, fishing lakes, playing pitches and a year round events programme.
The successful candidate will lead the park ranger team, managing a comprehensive recreational and sport service, delivering improvement initiatives, and promoting the parks.
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full Time
Salary Range (based on full time hours): £32, 501 - £36,076
This is your chance to make a lasting impact on our county. From developing the connected transport networks of the future and driving sustainable business growth, to innovative waste management and ambitious urban regeneration, the future of Buckinghamshire’s environment and infrastructure is in your hands. In this role you'll provide expert ecological advice in response to planning consultations; this includes ecology advice to County and District Planning Departments and other bodies on matters and policies affecting the County’s natural environment at all stages of the planning process.
Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy
Maternity Cover contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Salary Range £19,000 to £22,000 per annum
The RSPB is recruiting a Woodland Advisor (maternity cover) to provide wildlife conservation advice to woodland owners and help develop a bid for EU LIFE+ funding for this work. This is an excellent career opportunity for someone with knowledge of woodland ecology and forestry practices to develop in this field.
The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside
Full time, £21531.00 per annum
Fixed term contract to the 31st October 2017
We need an enthusiastic Project Officer to effectively develop and co-ordinate ‘The Biodiverse Society’, a partnership project between the Lancashire Wildlife Trust, Lancashire Environmental Records Network, and the Merseyside BioBank, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. This post will be Lancashire focussed, and will work alongside an existing Project Officer role which is North Merseyside focussed.
Salary £23,802 - £30,260 (Initially fixed term from January to August 2016.)
Hours of work are 36 per week, Monday to Friday; with some evening
and weekend work required.
Hours of work are 36 per week, Monday to Friday; with some evening and weekend work required.
Fife Coast & Countryside Trust (FCCT) currently manages over 40 sites including the Fife Coastal Path, Local Nature Reserves, and Fife Largest free outdoor attraction, Lochore Meadows Country Park. We have recently secured funding to create a new 70 mile walking route from North Queensferry to St Andrews, The Fife Pilgrim Way. The route will link over 45 medieval sites of interest and 13 local communities.
Fixed term for 2 years, 22.2 hours per week, Shropshire.
£14,439 per annum.
The Stiperstones and Corndon Hill Country Landscape Partnership Scheme is a five year programme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund operating in the border area of Shropshire and Powys. As part of this, the reorganised ‘Dynamic Hills’ Training Project will deliver training opportunities from 2016-2018 with natural and built heritage elements. You will develop and co-ordinate a work-based training programme including recruiting, coordinating, mentoring and assessing trainees, liaise with training partners, awarding bodies and placement employers, and support up to three secondary schools to integrate built heritage training into their existing vocational training programmes.
Oxfordshire is a mainly rural county with a large tree population. A key duty of the post will be surveying and recording the County’s tree stocks on the public highway and property sites and programming maintenance works. You will also assist the County Arboriculturist with day-to-day provision of Arboricultural advice to work colleagues, Members, the general public and external agencies.
Full Time 37.5hrs per week
Salary: £24,894 per annum plus pension and 25 days annual leave excl. public holidays
The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) is the leading professional membership body for ecologists and environmental managers in the UK and Ireland. Working as part of the Professional Practice team, the Professional Development Coordinator will help us provide a successful professional development programme, including workshops, training courses and conferences, to meet the needs of our growing membership.
Based at Berney Marshes and Breydon Water
12 month Fixed Term role Full Time 37.5 hours
Salary Range £14,500 to £16,000 per annum
Berney Marshes and Breydon Water lies in the heart of the Norfolk
Broads and is renowned for a focus on management of lowland wet
grassland to provide high quality conditions for breeding waders and
wintering waterfowl. We have a progressive approach where we work
closely with neighbouring landowners under the banner of the Broads
Futurescape project looking to realise conservation gain at a landscape
scale. We also work closely with the RSPB Centre for Conservation
Science and Reserves Ecology to develop our knowledge to benefit
breeding birds. All of this within the huge open skies, tens of
thousands of wintering waterfowl and high concentrations of breeding
waders which can be found within the Broads landscape.
Vacancies at Caledonian Conservation Ltd
Caledonian Conservation Ltd is currently looking for enthusiastic applicants for two new roles, based at our main office.
Caledonian Conservation Ltd is a young but well-established ecological consultancy based in Central Scotland. Our clients include developers, Statutory Nature Conservation Organisations, environmental charities and other consultancies. Our projects have included full Ecological Impact Assessments for renewable energy developments, Ecological Clerk of Works, Site Condition Monitoring of SSSIs, conservation research, habitat management plans and education. We also undertake our own in-house research projects.
Field Studies Council
Location – FSC London Region predominantly based at Epping Forest Field Centre, Essex (live in accommodation available)
Salary Range – £15,427 - £17,604
Contract Term – Permanent position
The Education Team Member will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve their goal of ‘Inspiring Environmental Understanding through first-hand experience’.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 23/11/15
Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers
Humberhead Levels Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (3/1)
Volunteer Assistant Ranger, National Trust
Conservation Volunteer, The Hedge Project
Volunteer Warden Intern, RSPB (11/12)
Volunteer Gardener, National Trust
Voluntary Seasonal Ranger X 2, Devon County Council (21/12)
Volunteer Ranger X 3, Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (21/12)
Volunteer Reserves Officer X 3, Durham Wildlife Trust (7/12)
Feed Bristol Project Placement, Avon Wildlife Trust (1/12)
Tree Nursery Volunteer, Huntingdonshire District Council
Volunteer Environmental Project Assistant, Steel Valley Project
Pin Badge Volunteer Area Co-Ordinator, RSPB (31/12)
Work Days advertised in the last week
Outdoor Grassland Meadow Creation and Management Workshop on 9/12/15 in Bo’ness, EH51 0PS with Buglife Scotland
12/12/15 Tree nursery work party at Huntingdonshire Community Nursery, Godmanchester, Cambs run by Huntingdonshire District Council
Contract: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week)
As a Countryside Manager across this varied portfolio you will be key in helping our visitors not only engage with the individual outdoor areas but also to create a link between them.
£23,903 to £32,157 per annum
Part time and Full time positions available
We are looking to recruit highly motivated Lecturers to teach across a range of Horticulture courses at Hadlow College. Courses are delivered across a range of provision types including schools, FE and HE, so candidates will also need to be adaptable, resourceful and resilient, have excellent communication and IT skills and the ability to work well as part of a team.
Rangers play a hugely important role at the National Trust, thinking long term to look after our special places. Our new strategy for Land Outdoors and Nature means that we are investing in front line ranger services to help us deliver positive changes at a landscape scale. We are now looking to recruit a Lead Ranger to join our team in the Mid-Cornwall area to ensure excellent, sustainable care and conservation is delivered across our stunning coastal sites.
Based at RSPB Easy Scotland Office, Aberdeen
6 month role Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Salary Range £15,660 to £17,000 per annum
Are you passionate about marine wildlife? Do you enjoy about enthusing people about nature? Can you inspire people to help nature? If so, this might be a perfect vacancy for you.
We are looking for two dynamic, enthusiastic and target-driven individuals to run our Dolphinwatch project in Aberdeen.
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council, Environment & Development Services
Streetpride, Riverside House
Salary details: £26,293 - £28,746
Job details: 37 Hours, Full Time, Permanent
An opportunity has arisen within Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council for an experienced, qualified Ecologist to provide a comprehensive and professional ecological advisory service, working with Planning and Green Spaces Services.
Temporary 6 month post (35 hours per week) based in our offices in Shotts, North Lanarkshire.
(Salary: £28,000 to £32,000 per annum)
As the lead body, charged with delivering the CSGN, the Central Scotland Green Network Trust is seeking to employ a Development Officer to progress the Greenoakhill Project. Located to the east of Glasgow, Greenoakhill is an active landfill site. Working with the owners, Forestry Commission Scotland, CSGNT and other stakeholder organisations, this post will be tasked with developing the site as a community woodland. Applications are sought from motivated, solution-orientated individuals who have a strong track record of developing and delivering environmental projects, ideally with experience of environmental reclamation projects.
£21,750 (pro rata)
Fixed-term (5 months) / part-time (20 hours)
In this post you will assist in the management of the Trust’s property at Bannockburn by contributing to the delivery of a programme of community, educational and interpretative events and activities, supervise volunteers and enhance the visitor experience and active engagement with local communities and stakeholders.
Salary: £11.08 per hour (FTE £20,172)
Based at: Greenham Common, Newbury
2 Wardens: 26 week fixed term contract (15 February to 14 August 2016)
Working hours: 30 hours per week for the first 2 weeks (training/ induction), then an average of 28 hours per week; including early mornings, evenings and weekends, for the remaining 24 weeks.
2 Weekend Wardens: 24 week fixed term contract (15 February to 31 July 2016)
Working hours: 30 hours per week for the first 2 weeks (training/
induction), then a total of 22 days (6 hours/day) at weekends until the
end of July. The primary purpose of these roles is to
walk around Greenham and Crookham Commons engaging with visitors,
informing them about the common, heathland and its wildlife and
encouraging them to keep to paths and to keep dogs under control during
the bird-nesting season. Closing Date: 7/12/15 Sector:
South Posted: 17/11/15
Closing Date: 7/12/15
Salary range £24,000 to £27,000.
We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated Senior Ecologist to join our team in Bakewell, Derbyshire.
Peak Ecology Ltd is a specialist ecological consultancy with a
diverse client list working across the country. The role will be
varied and interesting; comprising project work, staff management and
business development. Closing Date: 4/12/15 Sector:
Midlands Posted: 17/11/15
Closing Date: 4/12/15
Brecknock Wildlife Trust
Based in the Upper Tawe Valley, Ystradgynlais, Powys, Wales.
£20,000pa (pensionable), 37.5 hours per week. Fixed term contract until 4th October 2018.
Brecknock Wildlife Trust is a small but innovative Welsh wildlife
charity responsible for delivering a range of biodiversity and
environmental community engagement projects throughout the county. Closing Date: 7/12/15 Sector:
Wales Posted: 17/11/15
Closing Date: 7/12/15
Brecknock Wildlife Trust
Conservation Manager (Maternity Cover)
Based in Brecon, Powys, Wales.
£24,005pa (pensionable), 37.5 hours per week.
Brecknock Wildlife Trust are seeking a Conservation Manager to take
the lead on the Trust’s wider conservation work, on a short term
contract to cover maternity leave. It is an exciting time to be working
at the Trust with three big new conservation projects underway and this
post will be key to ensuring that these projects are delivered
successfully. Closing Date: 7/12/15 Sector:
Wales Posted: 17/11/15
Closing Date: 7/12/15
Based Across Wales
Full Time – 37 hours per week
Fixed Term Appointment - Band 7 £22,224 Closing Date: 4/1/16 Sector:
Wales Posted: 17/11/15
Closing Date: 4/1/16
Greenslate Community Farm, Wigan
18 month fixed term contract with Closing Date: 4/12/15 Sector:
Volunteer Management / Marketing Region:
North West Posted: 17/11/15
18 month fixed term contract with
Closing Date: 4/12/15
Sector: Volunteer Management / Marketing
Region: North West
Location: Based at both Crystal Palace (SE19) and Enfield (EN1)
Salary: £18,170 to £22,886 plus £1,755 London Weighting
Capel Manor are looking for a Practical Instructor and Resource Technician who will technically instruct students and demonstrate a wide range of arboriculture practical tasks, instructing to LANTRA/NPTC standards. The successful
candidate will inspire students to become fully trained tree surgeons.
£24500 p.a. plus up to 9% employer pension contribution
Do you Love Yorkshire, Love Wildlife? Are you as committed as we are to creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone? We are one of the UK’s fastest growing environmental organisations and seek to appoint a Project Officer based in our Western Region.
This new post will help to develop, manage and deliver our portfolio of projects which involve a mix of habitat restoration or creation, community engagement as well as technical field work. The focus of work at the present time will be rivers and invasive species work.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 16/11/15
Guide & Events Volunteer - Residential, Whale & Dolphin Conservation
Voluntary Education & Outreach Assistant, Cardigan Bay, Sea Watch Foundation
2 X Guide & Conservation Volunteers - Residential, Whale & Dolphin Conservation
Volunteer Officer / Project Leader, The Conservation Volunteers
2 X Guide & Education Volunteers - Residential, Whale & Dolphin Conservation
Hollybush Practical Team Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers
Research Assistant / Intern Co-ordinator in Cardigan Bay 2016, Sea Watch Foundation
Research Intern Opportunity, Sea Watch Foundation
Practical Conservation Projects – Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers
2016 Longterm Volunteer Placements, Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales
Hollybush Gardening Project – Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers
Weekday Conservation Team Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers
Nature Reserves Trainee – Northern Reserves, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (2/12)
Volunteer Placement – Ranger Team, Northumberland National Park Authority
£13,286 pro rata
Allnatt Outdoors have provided high quality outdoor education for over 90 years. Our focus is on the quality of the educational sessions, as well as our commitment to training and development of staff. Our residential centres are in stunning locations; Isle of Wight and Swanage, ideal for Field Studies, Adventurous Activities and Linguistic programmes. We offer Camps and Activities within School grounds. Working with our team you will deliver our range of activities to a variety of groups.
Contract: Permanent, Full time
Based: College Lake Nature Reserve, Bucks. (Nr. Tring, Herts.)
The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.
The College Lake Reserve Warden will be responsible for the
management of College Lake and Pitstone Fen nature reserves and support
management of other local BBOWT reserves.
Full-time fixed-term contract until February 2017 with possible extension.
Salary: £22,226 plus 6% pension
Location: Llandrindod Wells, Powys
We are looking for an enthusiastic, confident and capable person to coordinate and help deliver a reintroduction of beavers to Wales along with appropriate management and monitoring. You will be liaising with a diverse range of stakeholders including landholders, anglers, communities, public bodies and other organisations and will need to exhibit integrity, tact and diplomacy at all times.
Environment Link (WEL) is a network of 29 diverse NGOs with
environmental, countryside and heritage interests, most of which have an
all-Wales focus. We have two posts available in Cardiff:
We have two posts available in Cardiff:
Position type: Full time contract until end of March 2018 (with possibility of extension subject to funding)
Salary scale: £25,705 – £33,883 pro-rata
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a good background in both coordinating and motivating groups and developing policy. The ideal candidate will be personable and diligent with the tenacity to progress difficult discussions between WEL members in order to achieve mutual decisions.
Position type: Part-time contract (3 days per week) until end of March 2018 (with possibility of extension subject to funding)
Salary scale: £15,774 - £21,616 pro-rata
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a meticulous and
highly efficient approach to their work who would enjoy maintaining our
office, managing the day to day administrative and financial needs of
the charity and supporting our staff and our members.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a meticulous and highly efficient approach to their work who would enjoy maintaining our office, managing the day to day administrative and financial needs of the charity and supporting our staff and our members.
Based RSPB Rye Meads, Hertfordshire
Permanent, 30 hours per week
Salary range £17,500 - £19,000 pa pro rata
We are looking for an experienced person to manage and deliver RSPB programmes to connect school children and young people with nature. This will be achieved through curriculum-linked education programmes to early years, primary schools, secondary and tertiary students at Rye Meads reserve.
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
Each traineeship will last for one year and trainees will receive a bursary of £9000. As well as the in-house training you will receive, you will be allocated a significant budget for external training which can be tailored to your needs.
Permanent, full time role
Salary range £16,160 - £18,000 pa
You will increase RSPB's membership by working face to face with the public at a range of events and venues, inspiring people to join us. We put a strong emphasis on a high standard of customer care. We are looking for someone who loves to beat targets, and is enthusiastic, outgoing, warm and highly self-motivated. Having good sales skills and experience is an advantage. You will need to be able to think on your feet and communicate with people of a diverse range of personalities, interests and backgrounds to guide conversations towards RSPB membership.
London, Newbury, Leamington Spa and Bristol
Bristol, Leamington, London or Newbury
Blackdown are based on the Devon/Somerset border between Wellington
Blackdown are based on the Devon/Somerset border between Wellington and Honiton.
Blackdown Environmental are a family feel multi-discipline environmental company which is undergoing steady growth. We have a requirement for new staff to join this dynamic company, in a hands-on practical role undertaking commercial tree and vegetation management, ecological mitigation, wildlife fencing and riparian based works using a range of modern machinery.
London, Newbury, Bristol and Leamington Spa
Trees for life
Contract type: Permanent/ Full time
Trees for Life, an award-winning charity working to help restore the Caledonian Forest in the Highlands of Scotland, is recruiting for a Volunteer Programme Coordinator to act as a leader for a core part of Trees for Life work – our volunteer programme. The post’s responsibilities covers the before, during and after of being a Trees for Life volunteer, overseeing our work to deliver richly rewarding experiences for volunteers and high standards of ecological restoration.
Based RSPB Coombes Valley, Staffordshire
8 month fixed term contract
Salary range £15,000 - £18,000 pa pro rata
Do you want to be part of building the visitor profile of beautiful woodland reserves and a wider landscape scale vision that influences the community around the reserve? Do you enjoy delivering events that enthuse people to connect with nature? Do you want to build your skills in managing a team of volunteers to help you deliver this?
You will promote and deliver events and activities that inspire people to visit, come back, support and join the RSPB.
Full-time fixed term contract which ends in April/May 2017
Salary Range: £22,396 - £25,573
Based in Kent, out in the community
The Project Manager will work on the Painting the Town Green Project,
an exciting project, funded through the Big Lottery Fund’s Reaching
Communities programme. This project is to work with communities
including deprived or disadvantaged and isolated groups, using local
green-space groups as a focus for engagement, working with partner
organisations such as local authorities and others in Kent.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 9/11/15
Fundraising Support Volunteer, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust
Conservation Trainee: West Berkshire Living Landscape, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (30/11)
Media Contacts Volunteer, Sea Watch Foundation
Sightings Entry Volunteer, Sea Watch Foundation
Video Editing Volunteer, Sea Watch Foundation
Work Days advertised in the last week
Keep Wales Tidy has published its workdays in November covering grass & tree cutting, footpath maintenance & vegetation clearance in Wales.
Two Sundays a Month Solihull Conservation Volunteers runs a Volunteer Group in Solihull
Inland Waterways Association has many conservation tasks that you can get involved in across the Midlands
3rd Sunday of the month there is a Volunteer Work party in Craig Cilhendre Woods, Pontardawe organised by The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales
Every Tuesday The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales runs a Volunteer Work party on reserves on the Gower peninsula
Volunteer Work parties run on Wednesday & Thursday across reserves on the Gower peninsula, Swansea & Neath Port Talbot. The events
Dorset Wildlife Trust
Location: Urban Wildlife Centre, Beacon Hill
Salary: £21500 pa plus 5% pension and staff benefits
Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking a Conservation officer (Maternity Cover) to work in 'The Great Heath Living Landscape' team. This ambitious partnership project aims to develop an urban living landscape across south-east Dorset, rich in wildlife and highly valued, enjoyed and nurtured by people that links two outstanding areas of natural heritage – the New Forest National Park and Wild Purbeck Nature Improvement Area.
Salary £27,979 pro rata (15 hours per week) Permanent
Huntingdonshire District Council has an exciting role for a Ranger to work closely with all our Friends’ groups and who assist with numerous roles including the provision of refreshments at Paxton Pits Nature Reserve, horticultural tasks at Huntingdonshire Plant and Tree Nursery, practical conservation tasks at Holt Island, leading educational visits at Hinchingbrooke Country Park or undertaking wildlife surveys and safety checks.
Access Team Leader
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced individual to lead the Countryside Access team in managing and developing the 2600 mile network of Public Rights of Way across Oxfordshire.
You will have a thorough understanding of Public Rights of Way network management including maintenance, enforcement and other statutory disciplines and procedures.
You will take a leading role in the development of the Service’s approach to improve and promote sustainable access to Oxfordshire’s countryside which delivers a modern network to meet both current and future demands and the key objectives of the recently adopted Rights of Way Management Plan.
Based Kenema, Sierra Leone
2 year fixed term contract
Salary range £25,000 - £29,000 plus relocation and accommodation
The Gola Rainforest Programme is an exciting long-term initiative supporting the management of a critical landscape in Sierra Leone which is a global priority for biodiversity conservation. The RSPB is seeking a dynamic Technical Advisor for Operations to provide technical and operational support to the Programme to deliver the objectives of a REDD Project.
Contract type: Temporary for a fixed term (1 year) to cover maternity leave.
Organisation: Ecology Services Limited
Location: Preston, Lancashire
Salary: Competitive, dependant upon experience.
Hours: Full or Part time
Ecology Services Ltd is an established consultancy based in the Northwest. We are a busy, broad based practice, with experience in most areas of professional consultancy. We are looking to recruit an Experienced/Senior Ecologist to join our team of 8 Ecologists.
Giffords Hall Estate
Stoke by Nayland, Suffolk
Experienced and enthusiastic Estate Maintenance Person required for traditional agricultural estate of houses, cottages and farm buildings in south Suffolk. Good range of skills essential to include carpentry, plumbing, decorating, property maintenance and security.
Seeking experienced bat surveyors to work out of office hours for the 2016 bat survey season.
All applicants need a familiarity with use of recording equipment and bat detectors, ideally in time expansion, and a record of participation in bat emergence, return and activity surveys. We look for a high standard of work and competence in producing clear and thorough results.
With a minimum of two years' experience in an appropriate field, the successful candidate for this post will be expected to assume responsibilities including project managing small to large projects, field work, report writing, EPSM applications, liaison with clients and contractors and generating new and repeat business. The ECOSA team includes ecologists who are all skilled communicators with the ability to handle complex projects. Each new project is allocated a dedicated project manager who will see their project through from initial specification to completion.
Malvern Hills Conservators
Maternity cover, temporary contract
Part-time, 3 days per week
Salary range - £19,621-£21,519 (pro rata)
An exciting opportunity has arisen with Malvern Hills Conservators, one of the UK’s oldest conservation bodies. The varied role will include overseeing practical works, guiding conservation grazing and monitoring the many important features from hillforts to Grayling butterflies. These tasks will take you all over the iconic landscape covering open Hills and Commons.
Function: Management of Wildwood’s marketing, membership & databases, social networking, advertising, promotions and fundraising
Responsible to: Chief Executive
Responsible for: Marketing team of six
Salary: £35,000 to £50,000
Wildwood Trust is a unique British charity, dedicated to rewilding Britain through the restoration of wild habitats and reintroduction of extinct species. Wildwood became a Charity in 2002 and now works solely for wildlife conservation and public education.
Middlemarch Environmental are currently recruiting for
all based in various locations from the Midlands to the South of England.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 2/11/15
Volunteer Team Leaders, North York Moors National Park Authority
Forest School Assistant, Stomping Grounds Forest School
Salary: £19,788 per annum.
Hours: 35 hours / week (full-time).
Contract: 2.5 years (fixed-term).
Location: Hams Hall Environmental Centre, Near Coleshill, North Warwickshire.
We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual to deliver and promote physical access improvements and responsible recreational opportunities across the Tame Valley Wetlands landscape.
Aigas Field Centre
We are recruiting for Aigas Rangers for the 2016 season. The job of an 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.
There are also a range of other responsibilities and at the end of
the day we all muck in to get the job done. You will take guests to one
of our various hides to watch pine martens and badgers. You will head
out on early morning drives to look for otters and black grouse. You
will deliver illustrated presentations on Highland ecology and other
topics. You will help maintain our hides, natures trails and other
infrastructure. You will occasionally help out with other practical
tasks, such as working with the estate’s cattle, or building a new pen
for the wildcats. You will share the task of looking after our wildcats
and the various other wildlife husbandry tasks around the estate. You
may well find yourself representing the Field Centre at the Rutland Bird
Fair or even leading trips to Shetland, Orkney or as far afield as Costa
Rica. You will work with nursery, primary and secondary children –
building their knowledge and enthusiasm for the the natural world. You
will work with a whole range of other special groups, from ‘child
prodigies’ from the United States to special needs groups and NEETs.