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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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Department Coordinator

Hampshire Residential Service

Salary 22,841

 This coordination will allow for vision and innovation to plan and execute a range of projects that maximises the utilisation of our beautiful grounds and building as well as add to the therapeutic programme for our residents.

Closing Date: 17/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 27/4/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 27/4/15

Visitor Centre Volunteer X 5 (Seasonal Roles), Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Seasonal Ranger (Volunteer), Kelburn Castle & Estate

Planning & Policy Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (22/5)

Membership Intern, London Wildlife Trust (1/5)

Trainee Volunteer Rangers X 8, Nevis Partnership (5/5)

Education Volunteer, The Conservation Volunteers – Kent Heritage Trees Project (8/5)

RSPB Residential Volunteering Internship, RSPB (1/5)

Community Engagement Volunteer, Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire & Merseyside

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logo: RSPBProject Officer – Water for Farmers and Wildlife

Based at RSPB Denby Dale Office

12 month Fixed Term Contract, Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £20,500 to £23,000 per annum

The Water for Farmers and Wildlife Project is an exciting new partnership between the Environment Agency and the RSPB, focusing on the Humberhead Levels and the major tributaries of the Humber Estuary. This unique landscape, straddling the borders of Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire, supports internationally important wetlands and wildlife alongside high value, productive farmland.

Closing Date: 15/5/15

Region: North East

Posted: 24/4/15


logo: Penicuik Estate Ranger ServicePenicuik House Preservation Trust

Penicuik Estate is currently recruiting for an Assistant Ranger to work 3 days a week

Location: Penicuik Estate Ranger Service, Penicuik Estate, Midlothian.

Your duties will be to help provide a Ranger Service for Penicuik Estate based at Penicuik Old House within the 365 acre designed landscape.

You will be responsible for planning and organising environmental education sessions, site management works, volunteer tasks and engagement with local community groups and stakeholders. Liaison with visitors and management of access is a key part of the role for which excellent communication skills are required.

Delete Date: 22/5/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 24/4/15


logo: Steel Valley ProjectProject Manager

Salary: Dependant on experience

£25,123-£31,846 + 5% Pension Contribution

Established in 1988, The Steel Valley Project is a long standing and award winning countryside management partnership based in Stocksbridge, near Sheffield, South Yorkshire. We are seeking a Project Manager to deliver our substantial portfolio of projects and lead our team into the next stage of its development.

 Closing Date: 18/5/15

Region: North East

Posted: 24/4/15


logo: New Forest National Park 

Seasonal Assistant Ranger x 2

June to September 2015

37 hours p/w (including weekends and bank holidays)

We have an exciting opportunity for 2 seasonal Assistant Rangers to help people understand and enjoy the things that make

the New Forest National Park special.

 Closing Date: 7/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 24/4/15


Logo: ArbtechField Assistants Wanted

£50-75 per day or part day + travel expenses (with experience)

Free training and travel expenses paid (without experience)

We’re looking for bright, enthusiastic and reliable people to assist our in house team of consultants meet the demands of our clients during the busy summer season.

Delete Date: 21/5/15

Region: UK wide

Posted: 23/4/15


Logo: BTO Looking out for birdsBirdTrack Support Officer

Thetford, Norfolk

£18,949–£21,054 (+ 11% pension contribution)

The British Trust for Ornithology is seeking an outgoing and enthusiastic birder to help run, grow and develop one of our most popular schemes.  BirdTrack (www.birdtrack.net) is an online and smartphone package designed to increase the personal, local, national and international value of bird records.  Observations entered by individuals for personal use can then be used by county bird recorders and can feed into national and international monitoring and conservation efforts.

Closing Date: 11/5/15

Region: Anglia

Posted: 23/4/15


logo: RSPBNorth Wales Moors Officer

Based at RSPB North Wales Office, Bangor

Fixed Term Contract to 31 March 2018 – Full time 367.5 hours per week

Salary Range £ 27,000 to £29,000 per annum

Do you have a passion for finding solutions that enable sustainable land management; delivering nature conservation at a landscape scale set within a productive and vibrant countryside? We are seeking a highly-motivated individual with energy, enthusiasm and initiative to coordinate our work with partners, land managers and other stakeholders within the North Wales Moors.

Closing Date: 8/5/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 23/4/15


logo: RSPBConservation Officer – contract

Brighton

£20,500 - £26,000 pa

We are seeking to appoint a Conservation Officer to backfill a secondment role in our Site Conservation Team in this region.

You will be working alongside other members of the team to ensure that the area’s most important habitats and species are protected. This will involve a mix of responding to planning applications and policy consultations, as well as project work.

Closing Date: 6/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/4/15


Logo: Somerset Wildlife TrustAvalon Marshes Landscape Programme Manager

Short Term contract until September 2016

37.5  hours per week – Based at the Avalon Marshes Centre, Shapwick Heath NNR, Somerset.

Salary range £28,000 - £32,000

The Avalon Marshes within the Somerset Levels and Moors is one of the premier wildlife and heritage destinations in the UK. The Avalon Marshes Landscape Programme, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund has eighteen months to run. We are looking for an experienced programme manager to see the Avalon Marshes Landscape Partnership programme through to completion

Closing Date: 8/5/15

Region: South West

Posted: 23/4/15


Logo: Direct Ecology 

Seasonal Ecologist (6 month contract, likelihood of extension)

Salary c. £18,000 - £23,000 per annum (depending on experience)

We are looking for an Ecologist to assist with survey work on a wide range of projects.   The role will encompass all aspects of ecology, including bat survey. 

 

 

Closing Date: 21/5/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 23/4/15


Stoke-on-Trent City Council: Senior Planning Officer (Ecology)

Closing Date: 8/5/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 23/4/15


Logo: Dorset Wildlife TrustWest Dorset Living Landscape Manager

Salary:  £35,473 p.a. plus 5% employer pension

This is a full time (35 hours per week) post, and is based at The Kingcombe Centre, Toller Porcorum, nr Dorchester, Dorset.

Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking a dynamic and innovative person to lead our wide ranging and high profile activities and team in West Dorset.  The team collectively deliver our landscape scale priorities for West Dorset, through nine nature reserves, including our flagship reserves at Kingcombe Meadows and Powerstock Common, our own livestock farming operation, extensive outreach work with local communities and a vibrant visitor facility at The Kingcombe Centre. The post holder will play a key role in DWT, contributing to the development and resourcing of conservation and commercial initiatives for West Dorset and more widely, by working closely with colleagues and partner organisations from many disciplines.

Delete Date: 20/5/15

Region: South West

Posted: 22/4/15


logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

Salary: £14,723 per annum

Location: Longstone Farmhouse, Strawberry Lane, Mottistone, Isle of Wight

Contract: Fixed term contract until 21st June 2017, full time (37.5 hours per week)

You will assist with the delivery of the day to day management of the National Trust’s Outdoor Places at your property. You will assist in the provision of a quality welcome for a broad range of visitors. Your conservation work will help provide outstanding and inspirational experiences for visitors to your property.

Closing Date: 7/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 21/4/15


Cheshire Woodlands Limited

Arboricultural Surveyor

Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire

Salary: £22,000 - £26,000 plus a company contribution to a personal pension equivalent to 6% of salary.

Assess trees and woodlands and provide written technical reports to clients for a range of purposes including;  development planning applications, silvicultural management, managing risks to people and property, produce technical drawings and plans, mortgage and subsidence assessments. Produce technical drawings and plans using AutoCad and MapInfo.  Maintain clear records of all work tasks.

Closing Date: 11/5/15

Region: North West

Posted: 21/4/15


logo: Natural EnglandNatural England Reserve Manager

Starting salary: £20,500.00

Contract: Permanent, 37 hours/week

Location: Hatfield, Doncaster – Humberhead Peatlands NNR Reserve Base

The Reserve Manager will be responsible for implementing a wide range of projects at the Humberhead Peatlands NNR.  There are opportunities for using and developing land management, monitoring and public engagement skills, as part of a thriving team of five staff working at the NNR, and a further group of 11 colleagues working on a LIFE+ Project until 2017.

Closing Date: 4/5/15

Region: North East

Posted: 21/4/15


Field assistants required by an ecological consultancy to carry out great crested newt surveys with an ecologist, using torching, bottle trapping, egg search and netting methods on various sites throughout Sussex.

£50 for full day and £25 for half day. Plus travel.

Surveys to commence in w/c 20th April or w/c 27th April. Surveys will continue until mid-June.

Delete Date: 18/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 20/4/15


logo: Avian EcologySeasonal Graduate Ecologist (3 month contract)

Lower Stretton, Warrington

Salary upto £18,000 pro-rata, depending on experience 

Avian Ecology Ltd is an expanding consultancy, offering ecology and planning services to the private and public sectors. Our portfolio includes renewable energy developments, housing and commercial schemes and bespoke development and research projects. Due to business growth, we have seasonal vacancies for Graduate Ecologists based in our offices in a rural location in the South Warrington area.

Delete Date: 18/5/15

Region: North West

Posted: 20/4/15


logo: SRUCForestry Consultant/Senior Forestry Consultant - Elgin

SAC Consulting has a widespread presence across Scotland and the north of England through its rural offices. 

To serve the expanding client base, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Forestry Consultant to undertake all aspects of our woodland management advisory service and help to grow the business. They will be based in our Elgin Office with our existing small but dedicated team of professional foresters backed by a full support network. Work will include the implementation and delivery of  forest planning, harvesting, restocking, small scale civil engineering projects, new planting schemes and delivery of woodland work under the SRDP 2 grant scheme.

Closing Date: 1/5/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 20/4/15


logo: Kent Wildlife TrustWater for Wildlife Officer 

Fixed term post for 3 years

Based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone  

Water is increasingly at the centre of much of the work KWT is delivering, either directly, through various partnerships and the recently implemented Catchment Based Approach (CaBA). The Trust has identified the need for a role which takes a more strategic view of the opportunities for engagement and delivery of sustainable benefits to wildlife that this presents, engaging with key stakeholder including catchment partners, statutory agencies, NGOs, landowners and commercial concerns. The post holder will ensure consistent, sustainable engagement across all water related issues in Kent and with colleagues from other Trusts more widely across the South East.

Closing Date: 18/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 20/4/15


Job Title: 2 x Ecological Surveyors

13 weeks, 11th May – 7th August 2015 

For: Lulworth Estate 

Location: Lulworth Cove, Dorset

Start: ASAP – no later than 18th May

 To undertake biological surveys and research on coastal chalk downland and farmland HLS options for the Lulworth Grassland Project.  As a small team, you will record butterfly transects, breeding birds, plant quadrats, reversion areas, farmland HLS options etc. to maximise habitat value. Suited to recent graduates (or equivalent) wishing to gain invaluable field experience.

Closing Date: 30/4/15

Region: South West

Posted: 20/4/15


logo: Dorset Wildlife TrustWildlife Skills - Training across The Trusts

The Wildlife Skills training programme is an exciting and inspiring project that is funded through The Heritage Lottery Fund. The project brings together the Dorset, Devon, Somerset and Wiltshire Wildlife Trusts in a joint programme.   Each Trust will host up to 4 trainees per year for the duration of the 3 year funded project.The wider benefits to conservation include increased capacity and the long term strengthening of the conservation work force. 

Over the course of the 3 year project, a total of 46 training placements will be offered by the South West Wildlife Trusts in partnership with Devon, Dorset, Somerset and Wiltshire Wildlife Trusts.

Closing Date: 30/4/15

Region: South & South West

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 20/4/15


Kelburn Castle and Estate

Education Ranger x 2

Kelburn Castle and Estate, Fairlie, Scotland

Pay: TBC

These are two key posts at Kelburn, which help organize and deliver our educational programme for schools.  It is a busy environment most of the time, which requires organized and confident rangers. 

Closing Date: 1/5/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 20/4/15


logo: Natural EnglandNatural England Senior Reserve Manager

Starting salary: £28,032.00

Contract: Permanent.  Annualised hours averaging 43 hrs/week

Location: Thursley (Surrey) and Aston Rowant (Oxfordshire) National Nature Reserve Work bases

The National Nature Reserves (NNR) are amongst the most important reservoirs of wildlife and geology in England and represent the very best of England’s wildlife, many reflecting iconic English landscapes.   It is estimated the NNR series receives over 16 million visits by members of the public each year, of which 79% live locally, providing an opportunity to actively engage people with the natural environment, including through approximately 30,000 volunteer days each year. The Senior Reserve Manager (SRM) will be responsible for the successful management of  Natural England’s Thames Valley National Nature Reserves (NNRs)

Closing Date: 1/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 20/4/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 20/4/15

Volunteer MSN Hotline Co-Ordinator, Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Education & Community Engagement Trainee x 2, Devon Wildlife Trust (30/4)

Practical Conservation Trainees x 2, Devon Wildlife Trust (30/4)

Flora Volunteer, Forestry Commission

Itchen Valley Grazing Project Assistant (Volunteer Placement), Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (4/5)

Conservation Trainee x 2, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (8/5)

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (10/5)

Volunteer Assistant Countryside Ranger – Box Hill, National Trust (30/4)

Conservation Trainee (Berkshire) x 3, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (26/5) 

Breeding Bird Surveyor, BTO (30/4)

Volunteer Welcomer, National Trust

Volunteer Newsletter Editor, National Trust

Visitor Centre Assistant, RSPB

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Work Days advertised in the last week

30/4/15 Wetland Habitat Creation workday at Newton Rigg Campus in Penrith organised and run by Eden Rivers Trust

1/1/15 Meadow Life Practical Restoration day over 2 days in Mallerstang organised by Cumbria Wildlife Trust

6/6/15 Riverside Park meadow creation workday in Fife with Buglife

Big Cleanup Event as part of Clean Coast Week (8 – 17 May) on 15/5/15 on Cefn Sidan beach, Carmarthenshire with Keep Wales Tidy

Workday teams work across Gloucestershire with The Conservation Volunteers contact for details

Inland Waterways Association has provided dates of work parties through to the end of June, mostly based in the North West & Midlands

 


logo: Tame Valley WetlandsWarwickshire Wildlife Trust and Staffordshire Wildlife Trust are seeking two motivated and skilled individuals to join the Tame Valley Wetlands (Landscape Partnership) Scheme.

Both roles will be located at the Tame Valley Wetlands Office, Hams Hall Environmental Centre, Coleshill, North Warwickshire B46 1GA.

Access Improvements Officer
Employer: Warwickshire Wildlife Trust. Salary: £20,500 pro rata plus pension. Hours: 21 hours (3 days) per week.

The job will involve working with partners, landowners, contractors, local groups, volunteers and other key stakeholders to coordinate, plan, deliver and promote inclusive physical access improvements and responsible recreational opportunities.

Youth Engagement Officer

Employer: Staffordshire Wildlife Trust. Salary: £21,900 pro rata plus 10% pension. Hours: 25 hours (3.5 days) per week.

The job will involve overseeing the development and delivery of a youth programme to engage young people in a wide range of positive activities.

Closing Date: 8/5/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 17/4/15


logo: WWT - wetlands for lifeVolunteering Development Officer

Regional post based at WWT Martin Mere (Burscough)

37.5 hours per week

£24,477.00 per annum

Wetlands are essential for life.  The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) creates and protects wetland habitats to provide water, food and shelter for people and wildlife.  We save species around the world from extinction; our nine UK Wetland Centres inspire thousands of visitors to enjoy being close to nature. Could you help WWT to offer a positive experience for its volunteers? Can you work collaboratively to drive change?

Closing Date: 1/5/15

Region: North West

Posted: 17/4/15


Logo: The Ecology ConsultancyEcologist

We are seeking to employ an Ecologist on a permanent contract to work within a small but well established team in our Sussex office. The Ecology Consultancy has been operating since 1999 and our regional office in Lewes since 2007. We are the largest dedicated ecology company in the area and have forged close relationships with private and public sector organisations. We are looking for a confident and experienced team player who can lead surveys and mitigation for bats and who has a previous record of project management and delivery.

Closing Date: 15/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 16/4/15


Logo: The Wildlife TrustsDerbyshire Wildlife Trust                                   

Living Rivers Officer

Salary £24,427 pa (Full Time)

This is a unique opportunity to join a successful and growing conservation charity at an exciting time, working within our Conservation Strategy and Advocacy team to develop and deliver the Trust’s Riparian work.  In this role you will develop and lead on projects to implement riparian habitat works and management improvements as well as developing strong links with partners, land owners and the local community.

Closing Date: 30/4/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 16/4/15


The Lulworth Estate

Lulworth Landscapes Grounds and Countryside Care Assistant

Salary: £15,000 – 17,000pa depending on experience

The Lulworth Estate offers an opportunity to join its Landscapes team based at Burngate Barns, West Lulworth, near Lulworth Cove in Dorset. You will be working for a thriving private estate of 12,000 acres, including five miles of World Heritage Site coastline.  The role will involve mowing, strimming, chainsaw operations, habitat management, agricultural in-field option management, woodland restoration and forestry maintenance.

Closing Date: 28/4/15

Region: South West

Posted: 15/4/15


logo: The Wildlife trusts - Cumbria Wildlife TrustSlow the Flow Project Officer – North West England

£25,799 per annum – 2 years from July 2015, with an anticipated further 3 years after review. Based at Cumbria Wildlife Trust, Plumgarths, Kendal.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced nature conservationist to lead the delivery of the Regional Flood Defence Committee’s Slow the Flow project through Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire, Greater Manchester and Merseyside. The successful candidate will lead partners in developing a number of catchment-based habitat restoration projects designed to reduce downstream flooding within the North West. 

 

 

Closing Date: 18/5/15

Region: North West

Posted: 15/4/15


logo: The Wildlife trusts - Cumbria Wildlife TrustPeatland Restoration Graduate Trainee – 1 year

£12,740 per annum- 35 hours per week – based at Plumgarths, Kendal

Have you recently graduated with a land-based environmental degree? Are you looking for your first job in nature conservation but don’t have the experience required to get an interview?

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic graduate trainee to undertake a year of training in upland peatland restoration. Having recently graduated from university with a terrestrial environmental degree you will be excited about the opportunity to start developing the practical conservation skills you need to deliver habitat restoration in the uplands. Taking all the opportunities presented, you will work hard with tutors to develop your botanical skills.

Closing Date: 18/5/15

Region: North West

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 15/4/15


logo: The Wildlife Trusts - Lincolnshire Wildlife TrustConservation Officer (Living Landscapes)

Based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Circa £25,000 pa

Do you want more, bigger, better and joined areas where wildlife thrives in Lincolnshire and can you persuade others to help make this happen?

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is seeking someone with entrepreneurial spirit to identify and seize opportunities for landscape-scale conservation, particularly through working in partnership with public and private organisations.  You will be working to re-establish Living Landscapes from the Humber to the Wash.

Closing Date: 11/5/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 15/4/15


logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

Salary: £14,723 per annum

Location: Croft Castle and Parkland, Yarpole, near Leominster, Herefordshire

Contract: Fixed term contract until 26th February 2016, full-time (37.5 hours per week)

Croft Castle is a magnificent, awe inspiring ancient estate set in 1500 acres of Herefordshire countryside. You will assist with the delivery of the day to day management of the National Trust’s Outdoor Places programme at Croft Castle. You will assist in the provision of a quality welcome for a broad range of visitors. Your conservation work will help provide outstanding and inspirational experiences for visitors to your property. 

Closing Date: 28/4/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 15/4/15


logo: RSPBCommunications Officer

£20,400 - £24,000 pa – Exeter

South West England is home to a remarkable range of wildlife and landscapes, from stunning coasts and uplands to flower-rich downland and ancient woodlands.  Although nature is facing many challenges, we believe the millions of people who visit and live here can help provide the solutions needed to give nature a home for future generations. Your role will be to build significant support for the RSPB's Saving Nature mission, by planning and delivering communications to the right people at the right time.

Closing Date: 6/5/15

Region: South West

Posted: 15/4/15


logo: National TrustNT Academy Ranger Trainee

£12,675 per annum

Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter

Fixed term contract (training placement for 30 months, to commence September 2015), full time (37.5 hours per week)

Whether you're leaving school or looking for a change of direction, our award-winning NT Academy scheme will set you on the path to a career as a Ranger. You'll learn on-the-job at one of our properties. You'll work with experts too; experts who’ll happily and enthusiastically pass on their know-how and expertise. Meanwhile, you'll spend time at college (roughly ten weeks, in blocks, not all at once) gaining a recognised BTEC qualification. And because the scheme’s a healthy mix of college theory, hands-on work and technical training, you'll find your knowledge, skills and expertise growing in no time at all.

Closing Date: 28/4/15

Region: South West

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 14/4/15


logo: RSPBHead of International Policy

Based Sandy or Cambridge

£48,000 - £58,000 pa

We're looking for a creative and energetic leader to develop and implement a powerful agenda-setting international policy and advocacy programme for the RSPB, working closely with BirdLife International and its partners.  We're especially seeking to influence the drivers of land use change for the benefit of wildlife and people in Africa but our international programme reaches across the UK Overseas Territories and other parts of the globe.

Closing Date: 11/5/15

Region: South or  Anglia

Posted: 14/4/15


Logo: Ashdown ForestClerk to the Board of Conservators and Finance Officer

Full time equivalent: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £27322 – £30614 (pro rata)

Originally a deer hunting forest, Ashdown Forest, designated as a European Natura 2000 site and as a Site of Special Scientific Interest, is now one of the largest free public access spaces in the South East. Following the retirement of the current post holder, the Board of Conservators of Ashdown Forest is looking to appoint either an exceptional candidate to take up the combined role on a full time basis,  or, given the discrete skill set required for each, appointing two candidates on a part-time basis.

Closing Date: 1/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 14/4/15


Field Studies Tutors

The Cranedale Centre near Malton, North Yorkshire, is looking for able and enthusiastic Geography tutors to join its teaching team on a 2-3 year contract.

logo: Cranedale Centre

Closing Date: 1/5/15

Region: North East

Posted: 13/4/15


logo: RSPBSite Manager – Coombes Valley, Staffordshire

£23,350 - £26,000 pa

Do you want to work in a beautiful, steep sided wooded valley, edged by flower-filled meadows?  Coombes and Churnet Valleys is a growing woodland and grassland mosaic that sits on the edge of the Peak District.  It is at the heart of the Churnet Valley Living Landscape and part of the Staffordshire Woods and Moors Futurescape.  It is the region’s premier site for the bird communities of upland oakwoods.   If you believe in people and partnerships, you may be the right person to lead this team to make Coombes and Churnet Bigger, Better and more Connected for people and wildlife.

Closing Date: 10/5/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 13/4/15


logo: Ecology SolutionsEcology Solutions

Field Assistant

£50 per day plus expenses.

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 looking for a number of field assistants to assist with several reptile and Great Crested Newt translocations in the following regions; Essex (Thundersley), Kent (Maidstone) and West Sussex (Billingshurst), and would invite applications from those areas.

Closing Date: 11/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 13/4/15


Lee Valley Regional Park Authority: Ranger (South)

Closing Date: 29/4/15

Region: South

Posted: 13/4/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 13/4/15

Voluntary Seasonal Rangers x 2, Devon County Council (3/5)

Volunteer Visitor Centre Assistant Internship, Scottish Wildlife Trust (15/5)

Volunteer Visitor Centre Assistant Internship, Scottish Wildlife Trust (15/5)

Volunteer Landscape Architect Internship, Scottish Wildlife Trust (15/5)

Volunteer Assistant Ranger Internship, Scottish Wildlife Trust (15/5)

Volunteer Living Landscape Community Outreach Internship, Scottish Wildlife Trust (15/5)

Volunteer Assistant Ranger Internship (X4), Scottish Wildlife Trust (15/5)

Full Time Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (4/5)

Volunteers, TCV Gloucestershire

Events Volunteer, National Trust (1/5)

Floating Visitor Centre Volunteers, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

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logo: RSPBAdministrator – 15 hours per week

£14,350 - £15,350 pa pro rata

Leek, Staffordshire

Would you like to work in a truly magical place for wildlife and people?  Our Coombes Valley reserve needs an enthusiastic, efficient and friendly administrator to join its top team. 

Could your excellent organisational and communication skills and ‘can do’ flexible approach facilitate the smooth running of this unique reserve office?  Could you help the Site Manager, Warden, Visitor Experience Officer, interns and volunteers make a real difference in this corner of Staffordshire?

Closing Date: 5/5/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 10/4/15


Treelands

Forestry Manager

Southern England

Salary: £34–40k per annum plus car

With clients in the southern counties of England, Treelands is creating a new position for a forestry manager who will be based at Savernake, near Marlborough, Wiltshire. The successful candidate will in the first instance take over the management of clients’ woodland and forest on estates in Dorset, but will also seek to attract new clients throughout southern England.  The postholder will take full responsibility for forest planning, budgeting, harvesting and restocking programmes.

Delete Date: 8/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 10/4/15


Treelands

Forestry Manager

Central, Western and North Scotland

Salary: £34–38k per annum plus car and pension

Treelands is expanding its presence in the Scotland and is seeking to appoint a Forestry Manager who will be based in a new office in or around Stirling. The successful candidate will join a small team of professional Forestry Managers working a ‘the top of their game’ for distinguished clients. The Treelands Forestry Manager will take full responsibility for forest planning, budgeting, harvesting and restocking programmes.

Delete Date: 8/5/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 10/4/15


Logo: CCNWLandscaper / Ground worker Operatives, x 3

Company: Conservation Contracts North West Ltd

Salary: £15,000-18,000 pa

Location: Horwich, Bolton

Conservation Contracts North West is a professional environmental contracting and consulting service specialising in habitat management on all aspects of sensitive projects across the north west of England. As part of our business growth we are looking to appoint an Operative to strengthen our experienced team. We provide an integrated and comprehensive service for local authorities, government agencies, commercial clients, community groups, utility companies and land owners, working in partnership to improve our environment.

Delete Date: 7/5/15

Region: North West

Posted: 9/4/15


logo: Clan DonaldGardener

Clan Donald Skye is a major Highland tourism destination, attracting 40,000 visitors annually. We currently have a vacancy for the position of Gardener to work within our Estate Services team, this includes a variety of different responsibilities from planning, maintaining and progressing our designed landscape here at Clan Donald Lands Trust with duties to include practical maintenance of shrubs, borders and trees and also construction and maintenance of hard landscaping features.

Delete Date: 5/5/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 7/4/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 6/4/15

Schools on Reserves Learning Assistant, RSPB

Volunteers x 3, Sherkin Island Marine Station

Isle of Wight Reserves Volunteer Placement, Hampshire & Isle Of Wight Wildlife Trust (30/4)

Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

Reserves Admin Volunteer, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (30/4)

Survey Assistant (Casual) Bats, Angela Graham Bat Consultancy Service Ltd

Volunteer Trainee – Nature Reserve Warden, Kent Wildlife Trust (28/4)

Assistant Warden Internship, RSPB (11/5)

Senior Research Assistant – African Bat Conservation, African Bat Conservation

Celebration Wood Visitor Volunteer, RSPB

Celebration Wood Marketing Volunteer, RSPB

Celebration Wood Practical Volunteer, RSPB

Powys Countryside Volunteer Team Leaders, Powys County Council (1/5)

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Keep Wales Tidy has events running throughout April in Wales


Senior Ecologist

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

We require a talented and enthusiastic Senior Ecologist to join our team of consultants.  

logo: PV Ecology

Delete Date: 1/5/15

Region: South

Posted: 3/4/15


logo: ACE SurveyorsOrnithological Field Surveyors

(Salary - £16,500-£19,000pa depending on experience)

Immediate start for correct candidate.

We are experiencing rapid growth in our business and require ornithological field surveyors.

Applicants must demonstrate a sound knowledge of ornithology and will have carried out bird surveys such as Vantage Points, Breeding Bird Surveys, Raptor Surveys and Goose Surveys. Experience in other areas of ecology such as Phase 1 Habitat Surveys, bat surveys and marine surveys would be particularly desirable.

This is initially a 6 month contract with a view to extending in the future.

Delete Date: 1/5/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 3/4/15


logo: Angela Graham Bat Consultancy ServiceAngela Graham Bat Consultancy Service Ltd.

Survey Assistant (Casual), Bats

Do you want to gain bat survey experience?

I am a professional, bat ecologist with 27 years’ experience, just north of Manchester. I need self-employed ecologists (or volunteers on travelling expenses) to help with dusk and pre-dawn visits; mainly to observe for bats leaving or returning-to buildings.

Potentially starting in April, most work is between May and September inclusive.

Delete Date: 1/5/15

Region: North West

Posted: 3/4/15


Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Deputy Head of Marketing and Fundraising

Salary £27,324 per annum

To develop and deliver Cornwall Wildlife Trust’s Fundraising Strategy

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to protect Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places. We are passionate about all aspects of nature conservation and work only in Cornwall. The Trust is guided by our mission to rebuild biodiversity and engage everyone with the natural environment. We have over 17,000 members, 57 nature reserves and over a thousand volunteers. Our head office is at Allet, near Truro.

Closing Date: 28/4/15

Region: South West

Posted: 2/4/15


logo: Dry Stone Walling AssociationLooking for a Career with a difference?

Love the outdoors?

Ever considered Dry Stone Walling?

The Dry Stone Walling Association, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, is offering opportunities for five training bursaries in the North West. Placements offered with Professional Dry Stone Wallers to gain practical skills and qualifications to an Advanced level over an 18 month traineeship. Candidates will be responsible for their own transport. Trainee payments equate to the minimum wage for a 35 hour week.

Closing Date: 30/4/15

Region: North West

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 2/4/15


logo: RSPBStockperson

Based at the Oa, Islay

Permanent role Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary £17,500 to £19,500 per annum

Are you enthusiastic about working with livestock and interested in developing further skills and expertise?  Are you adaptable and prepared to contribute to the delivery of high quality stock on one of the best-known livestock islands in Scotland? Working with the Farm Manager, you will help to look after our suckler beef herd and our sheep flock on the Hebridean island of Islay.

Closing Date: 30/4/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 30/3/15


Logo: NimrodProject Co-ordinator (hands on)

£20k+ dependent on experience

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

We are looking for a hands on person who can anticipate project needs and liaise effectively and professionally with a range of key stakeholders from clients and contractors to site personnel and the public.

Closing Date: 1/5/15

Region: North East

Posted: 24/3/15


Operation New World

Unemployed or only part-time? Interested in the Environment? Aged 20 - 25?  May/June 2015, cost-free study course - with one week on the island of Corsica - providing Environmental Studies/identification skills and CV & Interview skills.

Delete Date: 5/6/15

Region: International

Posted: 23/3/15


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