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A rolling list of countryside, conservation and ecology vacancies including wildlife work and environmental education, updated every weekday.  Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.   

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Cain Bio-Engineering Ltd

River Technician

We are seeking a River Technician for the delivery of river restoration works including erosion control and habitat enhancement.

The successful applicant will work as part of a team carrying out physical aquatic habitat restoration projects in rivers, tidal channels, estuaries, canals and lakes.

Closing Date: 17/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 6/7/15


Cain Bio-Engineering Ltd

Assistant Consultant

We are seeking an assistant Consultant for the assessment, design and delivery of river related works including erosion control and aquatic habitat enhancement. 

Closing Date: 17/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 6/7/15


logo: Woodland TrustEstate Ranger

 Position: Full time permanent

Based: Smithills Estate, Bolton

Smithills is a rich upland landscape of grassland, moorland and woodland habitats which has been neglected; reducing biodiversity and leaving wildlife vulnerable. We’ve got big plans to restore Smithills and use it as a as an example of how all our uplands can be saved and transformed. We’re looking for an Estate Ranger to help assist us in this vision.

Closing Date: 26/7/15

Region: North West

Posted: 6/7/15


logo: Woodland TrustEstate Ranger

Position: Full time permanent

Based: Glen Finglas, near Callander

Working on leading and developing the delivery of people engagement on the 5,000ha Glen Finglas estate at the heart of the Loch Lomond and Trossachs National Park, you will represent the Trust to the public, other bodies and landowners. You will ensure the safety of yourself, visitors, contractors and volunteers on our sites, and help manage the estate in line with our required standards. You’ll carry out surveys, tree regeneration and ecological, and assist with project, contract and general Estate management.

Closing Date: 26/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 6/7/15


logo: AMEC Foster WheelerSenior / Principal Ecologist

Shrewsbury or Birchwood
Amec Foster Wheeler are seeking an ambitious and conscientious Senior or Principal Consultant to join our terrestrial ecology team in Shrewsbury or Birchwood.  Our long established team is working on a broad range of projects, including in the renewables, nuclear, other power, waste, minerals and property sectors.  You will work closely with ecology team members and with colleagues in other technical disciplines on a wide variety of legally protected species work, ecological impact assessments (EcIAs) and habitat creation, enhancement and management schemes.

Closing Date: 31/7/15

Region: Midlands or North West

Posted: 6/7/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 6/7/15

Volunteer Ranger x 3, National Trust

Volunteer Deputy Warden, Harrow Nature Conservation Forum (2/8)

Volunteer Grazing Ranger, National Trust (17/7)

Forest School Support (Voluntary), Get Out More CIC (20/7)

Long Term Volunteer – Ranger, National Trust (21/7)

Voluntary Officer x 2, Wildlife Trust For Beds, Cambs & Northants (17/7)

Long Term Volunteer Gardener, National Trust (20/7)

Long Term Visitor Experience Volunteer, National Trust (17/7)

Wastebuster Volunteer, Essex County Council

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week    

7/7/15 Balsam Bashing Work Day in York with St Nicks Environment Centre repeated 9, 14 & 16 July

7/7/15 Signpost construction (3 days) at Horton Country Park in Epsom repeated on 11 Aug organised by Lower Mole Countryside Partnership          

Path improvements (3 days) on 14/7/15 in Esher with Lower Mole Countryside Partnership            

4/8/15 Bridge construction running over 3 days in Brookland Community Park, Byfleet  run by Lower Mole Countryside Partnership    

Path surfacing on 18 & 24/8/15 at Horton Country, Epsom organised by Lower Mole Countryside Partnership           

1/9/15 Pond management for 3 days at Horton Country Park with Lower Mole Countryside Partnership      

Footpath clearance on 8/9/15 in East Molesey with Lower Mole Countryside Partnership 

Pond management on 15/9/15 with Lower Mole Countryside Partnership in Epsom

22/9/15 Scrub clearance in Elmbridge, organised by Lower Mole Countryside Partnership

11/7/15 Balsam pulling bonanza! In West Chiltington organised by RSPB & Horsham District Council repeated on 21 & 28 July

More dates added for Workdays across the Inland Waterways Association Network

All Work Day Adverts Here


Logo: Lancashire Wildlife TrustEast Lancashire Reserves Officer

Salary: £21,531.00

Permanent & Full-time

We are a leading environmental charity in the region that stands up for wildlife, creates wildlife havens and seeks to raise environmental awareness in our diverse urban and rural communities.

We require an enthusiastic and motivated Reserves Officer to assist in managing the Trust’s East Lancashire Nature Reserves in accordance with the Trusts business plan.

Closing Date: 31/7/15

Region: North West

Posted: 3/7/15


Logo: Forestry CommissionCommunity Ranger

Salary: £26,212 - £28,317

Post type: Permanent

Town/City: Upminster, Essex

Site: Thames Chase Forest Centre

The Forestry Commission is looking to recruit a Community Ranger to work as part of the Thames Beat team to encourage, support and develop a diverse range of community involvement and recreational opportunities within the Thames Chase Community Forest.

Closing Date: 12/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 3/7/15


Logo: Hadlow CollegeLecturer, Countryside

£23,903 to £32,157 per annum   

Full time

Are you able to inspire and instruct learners on the theoretical and practical skills needed in the countryside industries? Then we are looking for you. We have an opening for an enthusiastic lecturer to  plan and deliver outstanding lessons, embrace E-Learning and set and mark assessments and coursework to a wide range of learners. This is a demanding and highly rewarding role and if successful you will join a vibrant and passionate team who are dedicated to providing an outstanding learning experience.

Closing Date: 19/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 3/7/15


Field Studies Council

Senior Tutor (Senior Team Member)

Salary – £19,890 - £22,698 per annum

Location – FSC London Region (predominantly based at Stratford & Greenwich Park)

In the important and challenging role of an FSC Senior Tutor you will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students to assist FSC achieve their goal of ‘Inspiring Environmental Understanding through first-hand experience’. You will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners, and also make a wide-ranging contribution to the work of this busy learning location.

Closing Date: 20/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 3/7/15


Field Studies Council

Tutor at FSC London Region

We currently have 2 Tutor positions available within the FSC London Region at Juniper Hall Field Centre & Bushy Park.

Salary range £18,215 - £20,786 per annum

In the important and challenging role of Tutor you will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All though firsthand experience’.  You will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners. You will also contribute to all other aspects of running a busy education centre.

Closing Date: 20/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 3/7/15


Sanday Development Trust

Ranger

Sanday, Northern Orkney Isles

12 month contract, 900 hours per annum

£8,244 per annum

 The position includes creating and delivering a programme of events, assisting with the production of promotional materials, developing projects to enhance and increase understanding of Sanday’s natural history, species monitoring and working in partnership with local people and other agencies.

Closing Date: 31/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 3/7/15


Logo: RSPBAssistant Conservation Officer

Based at RSPN Eastern England Headquarters, Norwich

6 month contract Part time 18.25 hours per week

Salary range £18,000 to £20,000 per annum pro rata

Do you want to make a difference for wildlife in Eastern England?  If so, we need you in our conservation team. You’ll play a vital role in supporting the regional team in all aspects of the development and delivery of the RSPB’s policy and objectives for conservation within the region

Closing Date: 17/7/15

Region: Anglia

Posted: 3/7/15


Logo: RSPBSite Manager

Based at  Abernethy Reserve

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary range £22,400 to £26,000 per annum

Extending to 13,700ha, Abernethy is one of the biggest and most spectacular nature reserves in Britain.  It has the largest remnant of Caledonian Pinewood, vast tracts of moorland and mires and some of the highest mountains in the UK; it is home to 4,800 recorded species and some of Britain’s rarest wildlife; we also face some fascinating conservation challenges. The role manages every stage from survey and monitoring of key species and habitats to research interpretation, project planning, implementation, and review. 

Closing Date: 28/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 3/7/15


Logo: Treework Environmental PracticeTrainee Arboricultural Surveyors and Proficient Arboricultural Surveyors

Full time Contract
Salary: £17,500 – £23,000

Treework Environmental Practice is one of the UK’s leading arboricultural consultancy practices. We are valued by our clients for providing excellent service and innovation. We are expanding and need talented and enthusiastic surveyors to join the team. Our core consultancy includes trees in relation to planning and development, tree risk surveys, inventories and advice, contract administration and veteran tree surveys and advice.

Closing Date: 30/7/15

Region: Midlands and South

Posted: 2/7/15


Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Wild Worcester Project Officer

Part time (14 hrs/week) 12 month Fixed Term contract.

Salary based on £18,500 pa pro rata

Can you help us to celebrate the rich natural and cultural history of Worcester which includes orchards, slow worms, great crested newts and wildflower meadows? We want to inspire the people of Worcester to appreciate and enjoy the wildlife in their gardens and the green spaces of the city.

Closing Date: 27/7/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 2/7/15


Cheshire Wildlife Trust

Fundraising Manager

Full-time, permanent post (part-time considered)                                                

£30,000 to £35,000 p.a. plus 10% pension contribution  

Cheshire Wildlife Trust, a leading local nature conservation charity, is seeking an accomplished Fundraising Manager.  As part of the UK wide Wildlife Trust movement with over 800,000 members, you will lead and inspire a dedicated local team to enhance our relationships with existing and potential supporters in the Cheshire area to grow our unrestricted income.  You will lead the growth of our regular giving programme, building on our current 13,000 members, as well as develop and implement fundraising programmes to increase financial support from legacy, major donor and corporate supporters.

Closing Date: 20/7/15

Region: North West

Posted: 2/7/15


logo: Dartmoor National ParkDartmoor National Park Authority

Dartmoor Farming Futures Internship

12 month paid internship, 37 hours per week (Mon-Fri)

£13,500 annual allowance (plus expenses)

Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) is recruiting to an exciting 12 month paid internship, to evaluate how Dartmoor Farming Futures (DFF) has impacted on farm behaviour and farm economics.

Closing Date: 27/7/15

Region: South West

Posted: 1/7/15


Logo: RSPBMembership Development Assistant – 2 roles

One Role Covering Northeast/North Coast Wales

Second Role Covering Gwent/Monmouthshire

6 month Fixed Term contract

Salary  £15,160 to £16,000 pa  

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.”

Closing Date: 13/7/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 1/7/15


logo: High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

High Weald AONB Partnership

Land Management Project Officer

Location: Flimwell on the Kent/Sussex border

Working pattern: 37 hours per week, but part time (including term time working), job share and secondment applications will be considered

Fixed term: Until 31 March 2018

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who can work with the landowners across the High Weald AONB to develop and implement high quality projects that conserve and enhance the special features of the area’s medieval landscape; its ancient woods, wildlife-rich boundaries, meadows, heaths and wetland.

Closing Date: 26/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 1/7/15


 

Director

The South Yorkshire Forest Partnership (SYFP) forms part of the Planning Service and is looking to recruit a Director to lead and manage a vision for South Yorkshire’s diverse rural and urban landscapes and for over a million people who live within its boundary. SYFP works to promote sustainable use of resources; with communities to educate and encourage healthy, sustainable enjoyment of their green spaces and wildlife; and with businesses to develop attractive settings for investment.

Closing Date: 15/7/15

Region: North East

Posted: 1/7/15


Atholl Estates

Forester

Required to work on a large upland estate in Highland Perthshire. Duties include tree felling, tree planting, crop maintenance and other estate general duties. Reporting to the senior forester.

This is a full-time permanent post.

Closing Date: 31/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 30/6/15


Logo: BASCAssistant Business Intelligence Officer

Salary circa £16,500pa

Near Chester  

BASC is looking for an Assistant Business Intelligence Officer to provide business intelligence to support BASC’s decision making and its commercial activities. This role is varied and challenging as the post holder will design and assist in the running of surveys together with collection and publication of intelligence reports. 

Closing Date: 14/7/15

Region: North West

Posted: 30/6/15


Logo: ECOSAEcologist or Senior Ecologist

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. The relatively flat structure of the organisation means that each Project Manager can easily draw on the specific skills of their fellow colleagues and pull together appropriate survey teams. How could you contribute to our continued growth and consistently excellent standards in ecological survey, advice and reporting?

Delete Date: 28/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 30/6/15


Logo: Ecology SolutionsAssistant Ecologist

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

We are seeking to appoint an assistant ecologist to join our dynamic team based at our offices in Barkway, Hertfordshire. The role will be to assist senior staff in the day to day running of our projects, both in the field and in the office.

Closing Date: 16/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 30/6/15


Logo: John Muir TrustJohn Muir Award Scotland Project Manager (full-time)

Post will be based in Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire.

This will be a one year fixed term full-time post (with anticipated continued funding).

The post-holder will manage and increase John Muir Award activity in Scotland, primarily with schools but also through the informal education sector. The role will be part of a team meeting specific Scottish Natural Heritage and Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park targets, and developing further links with the Scottish curriculum and learning sector.

Closing Date: 15/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 29/6/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 29/6/15

Volunteer Ranger Team Leader, National Trust (25/7)

Volunteer Education & Community Assistant, The Wildlife Trust For Beds, Cambs & Northants (20/7)

Long Term Volunteer, National Trust (17/7)

Outdoor Toddler Group Co-ordinator, National Trust

Admin Assistant – Learning & Events Box Hill, National Trust

Volunteer Trainee – Nature Reserve Warden, Kent Wildlife Trust (15/7)

Long Term Volunteer Sizergh Ranger, National Trust

Box Hill Education Volunteer, National Trust

Trustees, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust (31/7)

Cycle Ride Leader Norfolk (Broads Area), RSPB

Summer Events Assistants, National Trust (13/7)

Gardener, Tame Valley Wetlands

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week                 

7/7/15 'Boots to Fill' volunteer days near Silverstone with Forestry Commission repeated on 14, 19 & 26/7/15 & 4, 9, 18 & 23/8/15

Every Tuesday & Wednesday London Wildlife Trust are at Hutchinson's Bank Nature Reserve, near Croydon for Chalk Grassland Habitat Management

Alternate Tuesdays Leicester Towpath Taskforce is out at various locations across Leicester, organised by Canal & River Trust

Every Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday until 27 Aug the Mid-Week Volunteer Team is out in Belper, organised by Derbyshire Wildlife Trust   

Every Tuesday Yorkshire Wildlife Trust runs Volunteer Days at Stirley Community Farm, near Berry Brow, Huddersfield

2nd Sunday of each month Essex Wildlife Trust have a Work Party in Leigh-on-Sea    

Last Sunday of the month Work party with Essex Wildlife Trust  


Job of the Day: Friday 26 June
Education Manager with Royal Forestry Society

logo: Royal Forestry Society


Scottish Canals

Waterway Inspection Operative

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Asset Inspection Team of Scottish Canals as a permanent Waterway Inspection Operative based at Corpach, near Fort William. Key tasks include liaising with the Waterway, Engineering and Maintenance teams to record and manage defects discovered while undertaking Length Inspections. As well as completing inspections to a fixed programme and using your interest in engineering to locate and assess defects, you will get involved in a wide range of maintenance and operational tasks.

Closing Date: 10/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 26/6/15


Logo: RSPBSphagnum Recovery Project Officer

Based at RSPB Dove Stone Reserve, Oldham

Three year fixed-term contract,  37.5 hours per week

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

The Sphagnum Recovery Project is an innovative 3 year project to create Sphagnum-rich and improved wetland habitat within a 430 Ha target area on the blanket bog at the RSPB-United Utilities Dove Stone partnership site near Oldham in the Peak District National Park. The successful applicant will lead a team of volunteers and contractors to help restore blanket bog to SSSI favourable habitat status, by reintroducing sphagnum moss species.

Delete Date: 31/7/15

Region: North West

Posted: 26/6/15


logo: WelbeckWorking Woodland Foreman / Supervisor

Welbeck is one of the great traditional landed estates, set mainly within Sherwood Forest in Nottinghamshire, an area of great natural beauty. The Estate extends to some 15,000 acres, straddling the borders of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire.  A new role has been created for a Working Woodland Foreman, reporting to the Woods Manager, to contribute to and oversee a small team on a daily basis for a variety of work tasks including: felling large hardwoods, planting, spraying, and fencing, along with other general maintenance and general forestry duties across the Estate.

Closing Date: 17/7/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 26/6/15


logo: BASC - The British Association for Shooting & ConservationCountry Officer Northern Ireland

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car          

BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership relations and recruitment activities including the provision of specialist advice, extension of the “Green Shoots” programme, and the organisation and delivery of events and courses. 

Closing Date: 17/7/15

Region: Northern Ireland

Posted: 26/6/15


Logo: Field Studies CouncilAssistant Head of FSC Scotland

Kindrogran & Millport

FSC is an educational charity which operates a network of Field Centres throughout the United Kingdom. With the continuation of our expanding operations we are currently recruiting an Assistant Head of Scotland. This is a key leadership role, working closely with the Head of FSC Scotland to ensure the efficient and effective running of the learning locations in Scotland, with a focus on Kindrogan, and ensuring that all activities are in line with the FSC 2020 vision.  This is an active role and will require the job holder to be able to carry out duties associated with all aspects of running a busy learning location.

Closing Date: 14/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 24/6/15


logo: AMEC Foster Wheeler

Assistant / Consultant Ecologist

Newcastle upon Tyne

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.

Closing Date: 19/7/15

Region: North East

Posted: 23/6/15


logo: National TrustRanger
Location: Marsden Moore, Station Road, Marsden, West Yorkshire.
Salary: £17,352 per annum.
Contract: Permanent, full time, 37.5 hours per week.

With more than 5,500 acres of rugged scenery and beautiful countryside Marsden Moor is steeped in history, from prehistoric man to historic trans-Pennine transport routes, with moorland plants and birds that are of international importance. You will deliver practical conservation work to protect and enhance the conservation status of the property.

Closing Date: 12/7/15

Region: North East

Posted: 23/6/15


logo: Essex County CouncilJunior Ecologist

Band 3 £17,372 - £22,212

Full-time, fixed-term contract (12 months)

Location: Chelmsford + travel throughout Essex and the wider area

This is an exciting opportunity to get involved in a number of high-profile and innovative projects from the Essex Grazing Project to the Hadleigh Olympics Environmental Legacy. Through our work with the Minerals Planning Authority, you will play a role in the restoration of over 200 hectares of former quarries to biodiversity, and support the Council’s Country Parks manage over 500 hectares of internationally and nationally important habitats including an estate of 25 ancient woodlands.

Closing Date: 7/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/6/15


logo: Argyll & the Isles Coast & Countryside TrustACT Argyll is a new company owned by the charity Argyll and the Isles Coast and Countryside Trust.  ACT Argyll delivers environmental contracts for a range of partners whilst offering a progressive structure for training and skills.

Skills and Contracts Manager

Required to lead and manage our teams in Oban and Helensburgh, to secure ongoing contract work and co-ordinate the teams’ training programme. This is a full time position, salary £30,000.

Chargehands

Required to manage, encourage, and deliver effective teams onsite (one post in Helensburgh, one in Oban).  These are full time positions, salary £17,759.

Administrative Officer

To support the work of ACT charity, and ACT Argyll teams.  Based in Lochgilphead.  Part time position (15 hours per week) Salary £ 17,759 pro rata.

Closing Date: 13/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 23/6/15


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

Fylde Sand Dunes Project Officer            

Salary: £21,531.00 per annum

Location: St. Anne’s On Sea

Full Time - 37.5 hours per week                                                                         

Fixed Term Contract to 31st March 2017 in the first instance

We currently require an enthusiastic Project Officer to assist in the delivery of the Starr Hills Sand Dunes Environmental Works Programme by communicating the aims of the Project to local people and visitors through a variety of engagement techniques. 

Delete Date: 21/7/15

Region: North West

Posted: 23/6/15


Lochaber Environmental Group: Volunteer & Community Advocate Programme

Zero Waste Community Worker & Volunteer Coordinators

Lochaber Environmental Group (LEG) seeks to recruit two Project Workers & Volunteer Coordinators to drive forward an innovative programme of activities which aim to increase recycling, reduce food waste and increase the adoption of re-use, repair and sharing behaviours through engagement activities across Lochaber.

Location: Based at Fort William

Hours: Part time (28 hours per week), Contract duration: Fixed term to 30 June 2016, with potential for extension

Salary:  £22,000 per annum (pro rata)

Closing Date: 8/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 22/6/15


logo: Countryside Restoration TrustEducation Officer based at Mayfields Farm, Themelthorpe, Norfolk.

Part Time role 2 days a week.

Salary £20,000 pro rata.

An Exciting opportunity to establish an education programme for school children about farming, food production and conservation. This will be done through a series of visits to Mayfields Farm and visits to local schools.

Closing Date: 17/7/15

Region: Anglia

Posted: 22/6/15


logo: Countryside Restoration TrustEducation Officer based at Awnells Farm, Much Marcle, Herefordshire.

Part time role 2 days a week.

Salary £20,000 pro rata.

An exciting opportunity to establish an education programme for school children about farming, food production and conservation. This will be done through a series of visits to Awnells Farm and visits to local schools.

Closing Date: 17/7/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 22/6/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 22/6/15

Nature Reserve Voluntary Trainee – West Yorkshire, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (20/7)

Community Woodland Volunteer Rangers, Groundwork North East

Countryside Conservation Ranger, National Trust (31/7)

Environmental Events & Activities Volunteers, Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Weekend Reserve Guide, Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Education Volunteer, The Renewable Heritage Trust (Howsham Mill)

Data & Recording Support Volunteer, Herefordshire Wildlife Trust (9/7)

Work Party Leader (The Parkridge Centre), Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week             

7/7/15 EcoPark Volunteer Day on Small Heath organised by Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & the Black Country       

Volunteer conservation day starting on 18/7/15 again on 12/9/15 at Hill Hook Local Nature Reserve run by The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country                               

Conservation volunteer day on 29/8/15 at Portway Hill Reserve, Oldbury with Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & the Black Country

Every Tuesday to Thursday & one Sunday a month Cheshire Wildlife Trust run a Volunteer Force event across Cheshire west, Chester & the Wirral              

Every Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday CLEAR Buckhaven  are working on Environmental & Growing Activities in Buckhaven, Fife

Monday & Thursday, occ Saturdays Mosslands conservation volunteers meet in Astley Moss and Cadishead Moss, Salford, organised by Lancashire Wildlife Trust  

Every Wednesday EuCAN Dorset Midweek Volunteers meet at National Nature Reserves & SSSI's in the Dorset AONB                 

     


Logo: Essex Wildlife TrustEssex Wildlife Sales Limited

Visitor and Sales Officer – (37.5hours a week)

Based at Abberton Reservoir Visitor Centre

Salary up to £23,170 pa + Pension

Are you an enthusiastic and engaging individual with a passion for great catering, retail, customer care and wildlife?

If the answer is yes then this could be the role for you. Provide a warm welcome for visitors and customer experience, work with and manage a team of volunteers

Closing Date: 10/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 19/6/15


Logo: RSPBAssistant Warden

Based at Farnham Heath and Hazeley Heath

Permanent Role – Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

This is an exciting opportunity to help make a real difference on two of the RSPB’s heathland reserves, Farnham Heath and Hazley Heath. We are looking for an enthusiastic, flexible person to assist with conservation efforts to undertake estate and habitat management, and biological monitoring and reporting, to create the best conditions for target species and for people.

Delete Date: 24/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 19/6/15


Logo: RSPBRSPB Private Site Fundraiser

Uncapped commission – Nationwide roles

RSPB Fundraising Direct is the RSPB’s very own fundraising agency.  We’ve gone from strength to strength, building a strong and dedicated team of professional fundraisers signing up more and more voices for nature every single day. You’ll have your very own exhibition stand, personalised to reflect your individuality, based at private sites selected for you by our own in-house venues team. You’ll spend time representing us in the public domain, engaging with the general public and educating them about the important work that we do.

We can offer you excellent career development with opportunities to progress into a mentoring or senior fundraiser position.  We also offer a competitive starting salary of £16,900 rising to £ 22,100 on achieving KPIs, and with uncapped commission OTEs are £35,000 plus.

Delete Date: 17/7/15

Region: England

Posted: 19/6/15


Ecologist / Biodiversity Officer

We are looking for an experienced, effective and enthusiastic person to prepare policy, develop and implement projects, review planning applications, undertake surveys and influence the future delivery of ecological work within the City of Winchester and the wider district, which includes part of the South Downs National Park.   

The salary is a scale 5 ie £25,727 to £32,072 depending on experience and there is a generous contributory Local Government pension, opportunities for flexible working and free parking. 

Closing Date: 10/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 19/6/15


Field Studies Council

Education Team Member

 £15,274 - £17,429

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’. The post holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities including Advanced level and also make a wide-ranging contribution to the non-teaching work of this busy Centre.

Closing Date: 13/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 18/6/15


Logo: Amphibian and Reptile ConservationSeasonal Field Officers (2 Posts)

Salary £15,300 pro rata

Hours of work – Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation is looking to recruit two Seasonal Field Officers for our winter reserves management team based in Surrey. This 7 month contract involves conservation management work on our nature reserves throughout Surrey and Hampshire and possibly occasionally further afield. 

Closing Date: 12/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 18/6/15


Logo: Ribble Rivers TrustProject Administration Assistant

£14,000 pro rata

22.5 hours per week

18 month fixed-term contract

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.  The project brings together over 20 stakeholder and interest groups to develop and deliver a catchment action plan that will bring immediate and lasting benefits for people and the environment. The scale of the project requires the appointment of a dedicated Project Administration Assistant to aid with managing the day-to-day running of the project. 

Closing Date: 12/7/15

Region: North West

Posted: 18/6/15


Logo: Cairngorms Outdoor Access TrustThe Mountains and The People Project

Activity Projects Manager

 £34,249 - £39,721 pa Fixed Term contract to May 2020

The Cairngorms Outdoors Access Trust (COAT) is an innovative company limited by guarantee and with charitable status, dedicated to development and delivery of outdoors access projects in the Cairngorms National Park and surrounding area. This is a key post in The People and The Mountains Project, and will be responsible for ensuring delivery of all aspects of the Activity Plan; including Training, Volunteering, Education, Interpretation and Promotion outcomes and outputs, as well as co-ordinating the overall project management information across the wider project.  The Activity Plan is focussed on engaging people with the Scotland’s National Parks through the range of project activities. 

Closing Date: 10/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/6/15


Logo: Cairngorms Outdoor Access TrustThe Mountains and The People Project

Technical Projects Officer

£23,153 - £28,611 pa Fixed Term contract to May 2020

The Cairngorms Outdoors Access Trust (COAT) is an innovative company limited by guarantee and with charitable status, dedicated to development and delivery of outdoors access projects in the Cairngorms National Park and surrounding area. This is a key post in The People and The Mountains Project, and will primarily be involved in running upland path contracts and providing technical assistance to other members of the team in the delivery of the programme objectives.

Closing Date: 10/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/6/15

 


Logo: Kilmartin MuseumKilmartin Museum Trust

Education and Outreach Officer

£24,000 per annum pro rata (0.7 FTE)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Kilmartin Museum for a part time Education and Outreach Officer.  The post is permanent and the post holder will job share with an existing staff member.  The role will focus on delivering the Museum’s very successful archaeological and natural heritage education programme, working with schools, adult learners and volunteers.  The service delivers activities in the Museum and in various outdoor locations.  

Closing Date: 13/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/6/15


Job of the Day: Wednesday 17 June
Royal Forestry Society Teaching Trees Education Officer
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Logo: RECORDData Services Officer

Salary: £17,500 per annum

Location: Chester

Full time, permanent

RECORD is the local environmental record centre serving Cheshire, Halton, Warrington and Wirral and is an independent registered charity. We are currently seeking a motivated individual to deliver our core data services. Within a small, dedicated team, you will provide front line support to clients, volunteers and our natural history recording community. As our Data Services Officer, you will be responsible for servicing data enquiries from a range of users, from initial contact through to delivery and invoicing. Working alongside partners, you will assist in data gathering and attend events to promote biological recording and the work of RECORD.

Closing Date: 8/7/15

Region: England

Posted: 17/6/15


logo: Royal Forestry SocietyRoyal Forestry Society

Education Manager

The Royal Forestry Society (RFS) is the largest and longest established education charity promoting the wise management of woods in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. We are inviting applications for a full time post of Education Manager to develop and deliver our educational agenda. Our educational programmes will increase young children’s understanding of the benefits of woodland management, encourage more young people to pursue careers in forestry and equip woodland owners to bring more woodland into management.

Location: flexible. Salary: £35,000 a year.

Closing Date: 13/7/15

Region: England

Posted: 15/6/15


logo: RFS - Teaching TreesRoyal Forestry Society

Teaching Trees Education Officer

Midlands

The role is part time (1-2 days per week initially), term time only, on a self-employed basis. 

Pay £17.50 per hour.

Teaching Trees is an exciting woodland learning project which delivers hands-on, curriculum linked activities to primary school groups.  Linking schools with local, well managed woodlands and forests, our sessions demonstrate the importance of trees for wildlife, for timber, for the environment and for fun!

Closing Date: 10/7/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 15/6/15


logo: Woodland TrustWoodland Site Manager – Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire

Position: Full-time permanent

Based: Home-based  

As Site Manager for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire you will represent the Woodland Trust locally, managing a diverse portfolio of woodlands to deliver the maximum benefit for our core aims. You will ensure the safety of yourself, our visitors, contractors and volunteers on our sites, and manage the woodland estate in line with our required standards and guidelines.

Closing Date: 12/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 15/6/15


logo: Green Mantle Ecosophy LimitedNature Conservation Estate Workers

Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels

Salary: £15,000 pro rata; August 2015 - end March 2016. Possibly longer.

Exciting opportunities to gain invaluable experience of countryside management and discover extensive networking possibilities. Full-time staff required to join small dynamic team undertaking hedge-laying, felling, coppicing, tree surgery, footpath maintenance and scrub clearance, mainly on SSSIs. Possible opportunities within associated ecological consultancy may also arise.

Closing Date: 8/7/15

Region: South West

Posted: 15/6/15


Finlaystone Country Estate

Seasonal Ranger

Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank

Position from June 2015 till Aug 2015, potentially one permanent position being offered.

Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun 40 hours per week

Salary 14K to 16K depending on Experience.

To carry out the duties expected of a Ranger under the guidance of the Senior Ranger, Head Ranger and the owners of Finlaystone Estate to ensure a safe & friendly welcome for visitors.

Closing Date: 13/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 15/6/15


Logo: RSPBProgramme Manager – Curlew Recovery Programme

£27,000 - £29,000 pa

Newcastle or Edinburgh

5-year Contract

Are you a passionate, highly-motivated and dynamic individual with excellent leadership skills and relevant experience of working in nature conservation?  We are looking for someone with special qualities to lead a UK-wide programme of nature conservation work to halt and reverse the decline of the curlew, one of the UK's highest conservation priority bird species.  The once widespread curlew is in big trouble and we need someone to help us help this remarkable bird.

Closing Date: 13/7/15

Region: North East or Scotland

Posted: 15/6/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 15/6/15

Farm & Grazing Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (8/7)

2 X Trainee Wardens for The Ham Fen Beaver Project, Kent Wildlife Trust (7/7)

Hedgehog Improvement Area Project Volunteer, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (11/7)

Pin Badge Box Minder, RSPB

Family Event Helpers, RSPB

Access Volunteer, Tame Valley Wetlands

Visitor Centre Volunteers, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (11/7)

Volunteer Photographer, Tame Valley Wetlands

Pin Badge Area Co-ordinator – Midlands Region, RSPB

Garden & Events Volunteer, Sharpham Trust

Events Administrator & Publicity Volunteer, Tame Valley Wetlands

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council is running Balsam Bashing events throughout June, July & August

Keep Wales Tidy has published it’s events in June & July and work includes vegetation clearance, litter picking & beach cleans.

Tamar Valley AONB has updated their events in the Tamar Valley, Cornwall and they run to September

July – September Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust have list of events including hay cut, balsam bashing & scrub clearance

The Inland Waterways Association has workdays covering balsam bashing & vegetation clearance running in Midlands, North West & South West through to the end of August

Every Wednesday Harrow Nature Conservation Forum runs working parties in Stanmore

Wild Penwith and Wild Cober Volunteers meet on Tuesdays & Thursdays in Cornwall organised by Cornwall Wildlife

Groundwork Thames Valley runs Practical Conservation task events on the second Saturday & second Sunday of every month

 


Logo: Neo EnvironmentalBat Licensed Ecologist

Salary Description: (dependent on experience)  

Location: Warwickshire

Neo Environmental, are an environmental consultancy currently operating throughout the UK and Ireland.  Due to an increased demand for our renewable energy, residential and infrastructural consultancy services, we are seeking to recruit a bat licensed ecologist. The successful candidates will join our expanding team, as part of our satellite office in Warwickshire. We are preferably looking for someone with survey and professional report writing experience in the commercial sector. Any experience of business development would also be desirable.

Closing Date: 9/7/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 9/6/15


button: CJS Focus now online 16 pages in total, Marine Conservation Society (MCS) lead with an article on marine pollution and some of the ways they aim to tackle the problem. Bass Rock is home to the largest Northern gannet colony in the world; Maggie Sheddan from the Scottish Seabird Centre explains why it is the perfect habitat. Paul Naylor takes photos of marine species and environments in a bid to highlight British marine life, hear about the work he does. The threatened seagrass meadows of Studland Bay are a very important habitat for many marine creatures, Dorset WT give details. Seawatch Foundation describes how important marine monitoring is to conservation efforts and how to get involved. Mark Simpson from WWT details the creation of Steart Marshes & the already evident benefits and South West Coast Path National Trail Partnership discuss management of a coastal path. This edition also includes adverts for projects, websites, services and training. Read it here


Head of Education, Training & Visitor Engagement

Salary: £25,000 to £40,000 + pension & other benefits

Wildwood Trust is a charity dedicated to rewilding Britain and running the unique Wildwood Discovery Park.

We are looking for someone to lead our exceptional team of wildlife educators. This job needs proven experience in organising education and training activities with a deep understanding of ecology and British wildlife. The person must have exceptional enthusiasm, and the ability to inspire people about the charitable objectives of the Wildwood Trust.

Closing Date: 7/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 26/5/15


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