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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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Logo: Dover District Council 

Community Engagement Officer

Salary band J - £18,086 - £20,904 (Pro-rata)

Full time – Fixed Term – Maternity Cover (9 months)

This is an exciting opportunity to make a real difference to the landscape heritage and local communities in the Dover and Folkestone area.

The Up on the Downs Landscape Partnership Scheme is a £2.5 million Heritage Lottery Fund project which works with partners, landowners, local communities and organisations to conserve and celebrate the landscape and heritage of the Dover and Folkestone area.

We are looking for a motivated individual to deliver a wide range of events to engage local communities in their environment and heritage.

Closing Date: 18/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 28/7/15


logo: Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural BeautyNidderdale AONB Volunteer Coordinator

Grade: 6 Salary: £20,253 - £22,212 pro rata

Hours: 22

The Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is an upland landscape on the eastern edge of the Yorkshire Dales. Volunteering is well-established in several separate groups including a registered charity called Friends of Nidderdale AONB, Nidderdale Conservation Volunteers, the AONB Dry Stone Waller and groups dedicated to biological and historic environment surveys. We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced person to take charge of our existing groups of volunteers, to organise and supervise a programme of conservation work, and to coordinate volunteer surveys.

Closing Date: 17/8/15

Region: North East

Posted: 27/7/15


2 x Environmental Education Assistants

Hook, Hampshire

Pay £100 per week plus full board and lodgings (no additional costs relating to food or board)

(Plus 2 hour/2.5 hour birthday parties on weekends by mutual agreement which pay an average additional £150/£200 per month)   

Starting: ASAP after interview but can wait until later date for ideal candidate.

You will help lead activities for visiting schools to encourage visiting children (usually 6-11 year olds) to gain knowledge and understanding about their environment and have fun!  You will also provide land management support to aid the upkeep of our beautiful 25 acre site. 

Closing Date: 14/9/15

Region: South

Role type: Volunteer

Posted: 27/7/15


Logo: National TrustLead Ranger
Salary: £29,500 per annum.
Location: Ightham Mote and North Kent Portfolio, Sevenoaks, Kent.
Contract: Full-time 37.5 hrs pw (internal fixed term secondment opportunity considered).

The Ightham Mote estate is one of the hidden gems of the National Trust in Kent. Enveloping the stunning medieval moated mansion and gardens, the 500 acre estate is in a Conservation Area of the Kent AONB, crossed by the Greensand Way with an improving SSSI. This new post of Lead Ranger reflects the growing significance and potential of this site as farm and development opportunities have arisen, and our desire and need to consolidate the wider outdoors team.     

Closing Date: 17/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 27/7/15


logo: MonmouthshireMonmouthshire County Council

Biodiversity and Ecology Officer          

Band G SCP 29 – 33 £25,440 to £28,746

37hrs per Week, based at County Hall, Usk

You will provide expert biodiversity and ecological advice, to the development management team and others, and develop and support the biodiversity planning process to ensure that we meet our statutory obligations in respect of conserving biodiversity, protected species, statutory designated sites and other nature conservation matters.

Closing Date: 14/8/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 27/7/15


logo: the National Trust for Scotland - a place for everyoneHead Gardener

Leith Hall Garden & Estate, Huntly, Aberdeenshire

£21,750 rising to £22,895 after a successful years's service. Accommodation is available at an affordable rent.

Permanent / full-time

Leith Hall, an A-listed, 17th-century quadrangular house was gifted to the National Trust for Scotland in 1945. The garden comprises a B-listed walled garden divided into East and West sections containing an impressive Arts-and-Craft’s rock garden currently undergoing restoration; a 100m long herbaceous border, iconic Catmint border, shrubberies, lawns, vegetable garden, small glasshouse and plant sales table, stream and specimen trees and shrubs. 

Closing Date: 14/8/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 27/7/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 27/7/15

Long Term Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (5/8)

Bat Officer Assistant, Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

Winged Wildlife Education Officer, Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

Full Time Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (14/8)

Volunteer Trainee – Landscape Scale Projects, Kent Wildlife Trust (10/8)

Conservation Volunteer, Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

Full-Time Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (16/8)

Voluntary Reserve Officer, Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs & Northants (14/8)

Media & Comms Volunteer, Gwent Wildlife Trust

Assistant Winged Wildlife Officer, Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

Canoe Assistant, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Data Processors, The Wildlife Information Centre (21/8)

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All Volunteer Adverts Here


Logo: Bedford Borough CouncilBedford Borough Council
Tree Inspector

£22,937 - £25,440

37 hours per week

We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our award winning parks and countryside service as a Tree Inspector.  You will assist our arboricultural team in the management of over 25000 highway and amenity trees across Bedford Borough.  In particular, you will deliver a programme of tree inspections and use the results to update our tree management system to specify and instruct a rolling programme of tree maintenance and husbandry.

Closing Date: 10/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 24/7/15


Sparsholt College Hampshire

Lecturer in Fishery Studies (14.8 hours per week)

£20,950 - £32,241 pro rata (dependent on qualifications) To deliver on both theory and practical sessions to predominantly Further Education students. Combined with:

Instructor – Fishery Studies (22.2 hours per week)

£18,840 - £20,595 pro rata (depending on qualifications) Responsibilities will include providing practical instruction and support to our Fisheries students in estate skills, fishery and habitat management and the development of employability skills

The above two posts could also be combined to create a full-time position

Closing Date: 3/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 24/7/15


Vale of Glamorgan Council: Assistant Public Rights of Way Officer

Closing Date: 6/8/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 24/7/15


Logo: Worcestershire County CouncilCountryside Access Maintenance & Improvement Officer

Salary £21,696 - £23,148

35 hours per week

 Working in the Countryside Access Team, this is a challenging but exciting post in which you will be responsible for ensuring the public rights of way network and other identified access routes are properly maintained. Although based in Worcester you will have responsibility for a specified geographic area in the south-west of Worcestershire including the Malvern Hills.

Delete Date: 21/8/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 23/7/15


Logo: Bournemouth Borough CouncilStour Valley Local Nature Reserve

HLS Countryside Apprentice

Ref: 5374, £5267 37 hours per week

Fixed term until 31 August 2016

Bournemouth Parks is looking to recruit an apprentice countryside ranger. We are looking for someone who is keen, willing to learn and with an interest in conservation work.

Working with the ranger teams in Bournemouth's Local Nature Reserves and other countryside sites you will have the opportunity to gain a wide range of practical conservation skills.

Closing Date: 7/8/15

Region: South West

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 23/7/15


Fencing and Countryside Services Quantock & Exmoor LtdQuantock & Emoor Ltd Fencing and Countryside Services

Fencing, Gates and Railings Installer

Salary: £14,500-£18,000 depending on experience

40 hours a week/ flexible working

Based near Taunton, Somerset.

 Various works including installing all types of fencing (domestic and agricultural), installing estate railings and gates, groundworks and works on Public Rights of Way including installing gates and stiles, vegetation clearance and installing/renovating footpath bridges.

Closing Date: 14/8/15

Region: South West

Posted: 23/7/15


Logo: Bridgend County Borough CouncilRights of Way and Access Land Officer

Salary £27,924 – £29,558

Bridgend County Borough Council is seeking a suitably experienced person to join its Rights of Way team to assist the Council in fulfilling its statutory responsibilities for continuously updating and reviewing the Definitive Map as well as investigating applications for changes to the Rights of Way network. The role is based within Highway Services and provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to help manage the network. 

As a member of the Rights of Way team your main duties will be investigating and preparing reports in respect of applications for Public Path and Definitive Map Modification Orders.

Closing Date: 5/8/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 23/7/15


Logo: Surrey Wildlife TrustRanger

Salary c£22,000, per annum

35 hours per week including regular weekends

 Surrey Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation organisation involved in the direct management of 8,400 hectares of Surrey’s countryside. 

The Trust is seeking a practical and highly motivated individual to manage a number of sites which lie within the East Area of the county. 

Closing Date: 28/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 23/7/15


Logo: Falkland Centre for Stewardship 

Livestock Manager

A full-time post to take forward the expansion and development of organic livestock production for Falkland Rural Enterprises Limited, in conjunction with other farming activities.

The successful candidate will manage all aspects of cattle husbandry operations, maintain accurate records, develop the genetic potential of the herd and liaise with the Land Manager to improve efficiency and make better use of the farm’s grassland for increased profitability.

 

Closing Date: 21/8/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 23/7/15


Logo: RSPBEstate Worker

Based at RSPB Sandwell Valley

Permanent Role - part time 15 hours per week

Salary Range £14,000 to £15,500 pro rata (0.4 FTE £5,600-£6,000 per annum)

We are looking for an experienced estate worker to work as part of our team and play a key role in delivering a great nature reserve with a high quality visitor experience. If successful, you will work closely with our site manager to plan and deliver the annual estate management programme, ensuring the nature reserve is well presented and rich in wildlife for people to enjoy.

Delete Date: 21/8/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 22/7/15


Logo: RSPBArea Reserves Manager

Covering Devon and Cornwall

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £28,500 to £32,000 per annum

We are looking for a capable and dynamic countryside management all-rounder with exceptional people skills to lift our work in Devon & Cornwall to a new level.

As a partnership development and leadership professional with strong countryside management experience you will lead a team to achieve a step-change in RSPB’s visitor and partnership engagement in Devon and Cornwall.

Closing Date: 21/8/15

Region: South West

Posted: 22/7/15


Field Studies Council

Teaching Officer

Salary: £23,719 - £27,069 per annum

Fixed Term till 16th April 2017

Malham Tarn Field Centre, Settle, North Yorkshire 

This role primarily involves leading the education team to 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’, in the context of the feedback provided within the FSC 2015 Quality Badge Plus  (QB+) report.  

Closing Date: 3/8/15

Region: North East

Posted: 21/7/15


Weld Enterprises – Lulworth Ranger Team

Coastal Warden

We are seeking a reliable individual to work for the Lulworth Estate as the coastal warden at Durdle Door, Dorset. This person will have the role of engaging with visitors and commercial users.

Delete Date: 18/8/15

Region: South West

Posted: 21/7/15


Logo: National TrustRanger
Salary: £17,352 per annum.
Location: Devon
Contract: Full time, 37.5 hours per week.

Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place in the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we look after our special places. As part of the wider Ranger team, we need you to think about our impact on the environment, and find better ways to do things.

Closing Date: 10/8/15

Region: South West

Posted: 21/7/15


Acres Wild Woodland Ltd

Temporary Field Staff

Staff wanted for short-term tree survey work with immediate start. Project that runs until 14 August 2015, plus potential opportunity for follow up work. Work involves inspecting trees for insect nests and is on a self-employed basis.   Normally working in a team, but might involve some lone working. Applicants should be fit, practical and reliable and be comfortable working outdoors.

Delete Date: 18/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 21/7/15


Logo: RSPBRetail Manager

Based at RSPB Shop, Carsington Water

12 month contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

Carsington Water reservoir is owned and managed by Severn Trent Water, and is home to many special birds, animals and plants including kingfishers, water voles and orchids. There are also a variety of outdoor pursuits on offer at the site, including walking, cycle hire, water sports and fishing.

Closing Date: 30/7/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 20/7/15


logo: Yorkshire Wildlife TrustWoodland Manager

£26650 p.a plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

The post holder will be responsible for leading the development of the Yorkshire Woodlands Partnership in North Yorkshire. They will be responsible for fund-raising, establishing, training and managing a specialist team of staff, apprentices and volunteers, developing woodland management plans, carrying out and/or supervising others to carry out sustainable woodland management works.

Closing Date: 20/8/15

Region: North East

Posted: 20/7/15


Logo: National TrustProject Officer
Salary: £20,401 per annum.
Location: Settle
Contract: 2 year fixed term contract from August/September 2015, 37.5 hours per week.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a central role in achieving the aims of the National Trust’s major Yorkshire Dales Appeal – which is to enhance nature and environmental conservation work across much of the Trust’s land in the Dales. The project officer role is to assist the Trust’s ecologist in all aspects of the delivery of the Appeal work.

Closing Date: 14/8/15

Region: North East

Posted: 20/7/15


logo: HED LtdEcologist, Scottish Highlands

Highland Ecology and Development (HED Ltd) , based on the Black Isle just north of Inverness are looking for an enthusiastic ecologist to join our small team working throughout the Highlands and Islands.

Our current work load includes projects on a range of development sites such as wind farms, hydro schemes, substations, housing and road schemes.

You will have the opportunity to manage your own projects and be involved at all levels of the projects from survey design to reporting. Support will be provided by senior and principal ecologists.

Closing Date: 31/7/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 20/7/15


logo: Woodland TrustAssistant Woodland Site Managers X2

Position: Full-time  Contract: 2 years

Based: Home-based

As Assistant Site Manager you will manage a portfolio of sites and deliver all contracts to the highest professional standard, ensuring full compliance with our FSC certification and in accordance with all Woodland Trust Health and Safety policies and procedures. You will assist with planning, procure and manage day to day land based operations, liaise with neighbours and the public and maximise the opportunity for visitor engagement, community and volunteer engagement at key sites.

Delete Date: 17/8/15

Region: South, South West

Posted: 20/7/15


Upland Access Ltd

Mountain Footpath Worker
Physically fit and active person required for a team of upland pathworkers , working  in sometimes remote and mountainous areas of Scotland.  Although this is a short term position from August to November 2015 , (subject to weather conditions and availability of work during  these dates) there may be scope for continuous employment if more work becomes available.
Rate of Pay is £7.20 per hour to £7.80 per hour (dependent on experience) plus accommodation, food and some travel while working away.

Closing Date: 10/8/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 20/7/15


logo: Woodland TrustProject Officer - Woodland Creation

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week

Based: Grantham, Lincolnshire

The Woodland Trust has huge aspirations for woodland creation. Over the next 50 years we want to see native woodland cover in the UK double, and are working both on our own estate and with other landowners to plant new areas of native woodland. We’re looking for two Project Officers to help us with this vision. One Project Officer will be a 12 month fixed term contract to cover secondment and the other a permanent appointment.

Closing Date: 16/8/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 20/7/15


Scampston Conservatory Preservation Company 

Heritage and Learning Officer Vacancy

Scampston Conservatory and Learning Centre is looking for a Heritage and Learning Officer to begin work in September 2015. This is a flexible freelance position working 3 days a week for a period of three years initially.  An exciting position requiring initiative, creativity and a ‘can-do’ attitude,  the job involves completing the delivery of the Activity Plan under the Heritage Lottery funded project, and launching the unique facilities of the Centre  into its next phase.

Closing Date: 3/8/15

Region: North East

Posted: 20/7/15


logo: Yorkshire Wildlife TrustLiving Landscapes Officer - East

£24500 p.a plus up to 9% pension contribution

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing environmental organisations and seeks to appoint a Living Landscapes Officer in the East Region. 

The post will deliver a busy programme of works to maintain and enhance Yorkshire Wildlife Trust’s nature reserves and help deliver Living Landscape projects through working with external partners and local communities in conjunction with other staff, volunteers and trainees.

Closing Date: 20/8/15

Region: North East

Posted: 20/7/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 20/7/15

Community Wildlife Trainee, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (21/8)

Conservation Volunteer, West Suffolk Council

Project Support Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

Practical Conservation Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Voluntary Officers, The Conservation Volunteers

Longshaw / Ilam Park Visitor Experience Assistant, National Trust

Amwell Assistant Volunteer Reserve Warden, Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Visitor Welcome Volunteer, National Trust

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Logo: Thomson HabitatsProject Manager

£24 – 30k, Guildford

We work for main contractors, multi-disciplinary consultancies, local & national government and ecology and planning consultancies. We are supported technically by our sister company, Thomson Ecology. Contracts range from one day for two people to six months for a larger team. Our turnover this year will be about £3m, so we are definitely a SME, which means you would be involved in more specialised and probably shorter contracts than you would working for a larger contractor. However, you would definitely be involved in more aspects of the business -  from initial enquiry, through estimating, bid-writing, contract negotiation, resourcing and trouble-shooting, to project sign off.

Delete Date: 14/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 17/7/15


Logo: Perth and Kinross Countryside TrustPR and Marketing Officer - Permanent

Organisation: Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust

Salary: £20,000-£25,000 pro-rata (0.8 FTE)

Location: Perth

In this exciting new role you will take responsibility for our PR and Marketing activities targeted to our key audiences; help grow our stakeholder networks and also provide communications support to PKCT and our partnership projects.

Closing Date: 3/8/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 17/7/15


Field Studies Council

Senior Tutor (Team Leader)

Salary – £21,721 - £24,787 per annum

FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot

In the important and challenging role of a 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: 5/8/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 17/7/15


Logo: Hadlow collegeTechnical Instructor - Horticulture                                     

Full time and part time available

£17,304 – £19,709 per annum

We are seeking a self-motivated person to provide additional technical assistance to the lecturing staff within our Horticulture team at Hadlow College.  As a Technical Instructor you will be demonstrating and providing practical instruction in varying aspects of horticulture practice to a range of students aged 14 years and above. You will also help deliver some classroom-based and practical sessions in the grounds.  The TI role may involve traveling between our three campuses at Hadlow, Canterbury and Mottingham. We would be interested in hearing from candidates around the Canterbury area for a part time role based at that site.

Closing Date: 30/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 17/7/15


logo: Canal & River TrustYouth Development Officer

2 Vacancies (1 North/1 South)

Permanent Full Time

Salary Package up to £30,000 depending on skills/experience

The Canal & River Trust want to create a sustainable and evolving canal and river network that is a national treasure – accessible to and cherished by all. The purpose of the role is to support the development and delivery of the Trust’s youth engagement programme across England and Wales.

Closing Date: 5/8/15

Region: England & Wales

Posted: 17/7/15


Logo: RSPBArea Manager – Surrey and Sussex

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £28,500 to £32,000 per annum

Do you have the passion and talent to help us Save Nature in Surrey & Sussex? We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic leader to deliver our conservation and people objectives on eight wetland, heathland and woodland nature reserves in the South East of England.  This includes one of the RSPB’s biggest visitor operations at Pulborough Brooks and it’s most ambitious wetland project at Medmerry.

Closing Date: 14/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 17/7/15


logo: New Forest National ParkEducation Officer

£24,646 – £29,836 pa

Maternity cover to August 2016      37 hours p/w      New Forest, Hampshire

We are looking for an enthusiastic Education Officer to join the Education Team in the planning and delivery of quality education in and about the New Forest National Park to young people of all ages and abilities.

Closing Date: 3/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 17/7/15


 

The City of Edinburgh Council: Biodiversity Officer 

Closing Date: 7/8/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 17/7/15


Logo: National TrustRanger

£8,757 per annum

Farnborough Hall, near Banbury, Warwickshire.

Part time, 910 hours per annum.  Fixed term contract until 30/09/16.

Farnborough Hall is a honey-coloured stone house surrounded by a landscape garden with country views. We have secured funding for a 5 year conservation plan to restore and protect this rare and special parkland. Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning. As part of the wider Ranger team you will need to think about our impact on the environment and find more environmentally friendly ways of doing things.

Closing Date: 29/7/15

Region: Midlands

Posted: 16/7/15


Knepp Castle Estate

Woods/General Estate Worker

Knepp Castle Estate is a private country estate near Horsham in West Sussex.  As well as an internationally renowned conservation project (The Knepp Wildland Project) the estate has woodland, parkland and conventional farmland. A role exists for a full-time woods person on a two-year contract to carry out estate duties including, new planting, maintenance of young plantations, tree care and firewood production.

Closing Date: 14/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 16/7/15


Logo: Herts and Middlesex Wildlife TrustReserve Officer

£23,034 - £26,181 plus 7% pension

Full-time (37.5 hours per week), permanent

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is a local charity supported by people who care about protecting wildlife. With volunteers, we manage a network of more than 40 nature reserves across Herts and Middlesex and are looking for a Reserves Officer to help us look after these special places.

Closing Date: 3/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 16/7/15


Logo: RSPBVisitor Experience Manager

Based at RSPB Minsmere Reserve

Permanent Role Full time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £18,500 to £20,000 per annum 

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person with experience of delivering a high quality visitor experience. You will have excellent people skills to lead a

dedicated team of volunteers and staff to plan and deliver a brilliant visitor experience at Minsmere nature reserve.

Closing Date: 2/8/15

Region: Anglia

Posted: 16/7/15


Logo: exeGesIS SDM LtdIT Jobs in Conservation

Permanent positions based in Talgarth, Wales

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

Delete Date: 13/8/15

Region: Wales

Posted: 16/7/15


Logo: RSPBProgramme Manager – Greater Thames Futurescape

Based at South East Regional Office – Brighton

Full Time 37.5 hours Fixed Term contract to 31 March 2018

Salary Range £25,000 to £28,000 per annum

We are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic person to lead our landscape-scale conservation work in the Greater Thames.

Closing Date: 6/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 15/7/15


Logo: City of LondonBurnham Beeches NNR, SAC/Stoke Common SSSI

Assistant Ranger (People and Information)

Salary in the range of £21,220 - £24,110 per annum (inclusive of all allowances)

Our Open Spaces Department manages over 10,000 acres of open space which is accessible to the public in and around London.  This includes the nationally and internationally recognised Burnham Beeches and Stoke Common which together consist of 750 acres of ancient woodland, wood pasture, valley bog and heath land visited by over 550,000 people each year. You will be involved in carrying out a range of habitat and estate management operations, supervising volunteers, providing a uniformed site presence.  You will have a specific role supporting the activities of the information service including producing and developing site information, promotional material, leading guided walks and assisting with public events.

Delete Date: 12/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 15/7/15


Logo: City of London  

Assistant Ranger – Fixed Term 18 months (Coulsdon Common, Surrey) Residential

The salary is £19,150 to £21,600. with an expectation the post holder will start on the lower band.

 Your enthusiasm for working with local communities will help you protect and conserve a series of Open Spaces owned and managed by the City of London Corporation which include important habitats and historic landscapes situated on the North Downs. This is an exciting opportunity to share information with local people about wood pasture, chalk downland, veteran trees, woodlands and wetland features, as well as our conservation management and grazing.

Delete Date: 12/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 15/7/15


Logo: Somerset Wildlife TrustHeritage Education Officer – Avalon Marshes Landscape Partnership

Part-time 22.5 hours per week – Fixed term contract ending September 2016

Salary: £24,449.50 pro rata per annum

We are hoping to appoint someone who can start before the end of September.

The post is based at the Avalon Marshes Centre, Westhay, near Glastonbury.

We are seeking a highly motivated individual to develop, lead and implement a Heritage Education programme as a key element of the final year of the Avalon Marshes Landscape Partnership Scheme and to help us explore options for future education provision beyond its lifespan. 

Closing Date: 7/8/15

Region: South West

Posted: 15/7/15


Logo: GroundworkApprentice (Environmental Conservation)

Salary: £4.04 per hour (£7772.96 per annum)      

Fixed term for 18 months

Location: Goblin Combe Environment Centre

Groundwork South is committed to transforming people’s lives and places through social, economic and environmental action. In terms of development and delivery of these projects we work across three business themes, Parks & Open Spaces, Youth & Education Services and Greener Living & Working. The Apprentice (Environmental Conservation) will work alongside our team at Goblin Combe Environment Centre to carry out management of the 138 acre woodland site and act as a leader for school and other group Environmental Education, Leisure and Community Engagement sessions.

Closing Date: 31/7/15

Region: South West

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 15/7/15


Logo: Plymouth City CouncilMount Edgcumbe Manager

Salary: £41,140 - £45,695

37 hours per week

Nestling in the hillside of south east Cornwall across the River Tamar from the City of Plymouth, (the Ocean City), Mount Edgcumbe Park is part of the former home and estate of The Earl’s of Edgcumbe.The main house is set in formal gardens and the adjoining Park, a listed landscape, extends to some 860 acres with 56 listed buildings and 10 miles of south facing coastline. Mount Edgcumbe is a much loved destination for both the residents of Plymouth, south east Cornwall and Rame peninsula particularly as it is home to the National Camellia collection. 

Closing Date: 3/8/15

Region: South West

Posted: 14/7/15


Logo: Buckinghamshire County CouncilNatural Environment Partnership Manager

Fixed Term /Secondment, Part Time

Salary Range (based on full time hours): £32,501 - £34,289

Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Natural Environment Partnership (the NEP) was established in 2013 to support and promote a high quality, resilient natural environment in Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes. The NEP’s ambition is that the natural environment is placed at the heart of local decision making and that nature is valued and cared for - for its own sake, for the way that it enriches people’s lives and for the way that it sustains livelihoods and the local economy.

Closing Date: 14/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 14/7/15


logo: South Somerset District CouncilV3 Community Ranger at Yeovil Country Park

Salary from £24,472

37 hours per week

South Somerset District Council is looking to appoint a Community Ranger to join the Countryside team. As part of the Yeovil Country Park Ranger Team you will contribute towards greater public access, understanding and appreciation of Yeovil Country Park. The new post is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund as part of a 3 year project to enhance the public access and enjoyment of both the built and natural heritage at Yeovil Country Park. A

Closing Date: 29/7/15

Region: South West

Posted: 13/7/15


Clophill Heritage Trust: Warden

Closing Date: 29/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 13/7/15


logo: Aspect EcologyField Ecologists (2015 Survey Season)

Aspect Ecology currently have opportunities for enthusiastic and capable graduates to assist with ecological surveys and translocations, centred on Great Crested Newts, bats and reptiles and located principally in the south of England.

We have opportunities starting immediately, with surveys continuing until September / October 2015 so would be looking for commitment of up to 3 months. 

Delete Date: 10/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 13/7/15


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 13/7/15

Humberhead Levels Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (31/7)

Volunteer Officer with the Cassiobury Park Green Gym, The Conservation Volunteers

Inspiring People Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (31/7)

Coast & Countryside Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

Barn Owl Project Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (31/7)

Outdoor Education Assistant Volunteers, Second Nature

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Work Days advertised in the last week

Muck In Day on 2/8/15 on Mam Tor in Derbyshire organised by the National Trust

IWA is promoting more of its work days on the canals in Lancashire, Staffordshire, Cheshire, Warwickshire & Worcestershire

 


Logo: BTOFieldwork, Training and Engagement Officer

BTO Scotland, Stirling

£19,189–£21,321 (+ 11% pension contribution)

This permanent position within our Scottish office will undertake and coordinate fieldwork on a range of BTO projects and arrange, develop and run fieldwork training courses and other public engagement work in furtherance of BTO’s aims. 

Closing Date: 7/8/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 10/7/15


Logo: Royal Botanic Garden EdinburghHorticulturist (Arboriculture)

Full-time, permanent post, based in Edinburgh

Starting salary £16,544 (Band B)

As a member of the horticultural team you will play a key role in maintaining and improving this dynamic garden. The Arboretum team is responsible for maintaining and developing the tree collection. The work is managed seasonally; the teams work also includes general horticultural tasks. We are looking for someone with proven climbing skills but who is also willing to be involved in general horticultural work. This is an excellent opportunity to develop a new skill set or build upon existing horticultural skills.

Closing Date: 7/8/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 10/7/15


logo: OASESOASES Project Officer

Location: The EWE Centre, Esh Winning Primary School, Co. Durham, DH7 9BE

Salary: £18,000 - £21,500 pro rata

The North East Environment Network (NEEN) is looking to recruit 2 Project Officers to work as part of OASES (Outdoor And Sustainability Education Specialists).  The post holders will deliver a broad range of projects and training that focuses upon sustainability education and learning outside the classroom with schools across the north east. 

Closing Date: 30/7/15

Region: North East

Posted: 10/7/15


Logo: RSPBSenior Species Recovery Officer

Based at The Lodge, Sandy

Permanent role, full time

Salary range £27,000 - £32,000 per annum

The Nature Recovery Unit plays a key role in helping the RSPB achieve its ambition of a ‘World Richer in Nature’.  Through facilitation we help set priorities for our species recovery work, plan and implement species recovery projects, and review progress against our strategy.  We are looking for a passionate, clear-thinking team worker to join our unit as a Senior Species Recovery Officer.

Closing Date: 31/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 10/7/15


logo: Ulster Wildlife TrustNature Skills Programme

Have you always wanted to work with nature?

Ulster Wildlife is looking for passionate people of all ages for our Nature Skills Programme.

You’ll gain a wide range of skills to prepare you for a career in nature conservation both on land and in the marine environment. 6 one-year paid traineeships are available starting in November 2015 and no qualifications are necessary.

A training bursary of £10,200 for the 52 week programme

Closing Date: 7/8/15

Region: Northern Ireland

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 10/7/15


The Conservation Volunteers

Senior Project Officer

Maternity Leave Cover

Based in Reading, Berkshire

35 hours / week

Annual salary £19,418.76 

This role involves managing individuals and projects, to support local people to deal with local environmental concerns within their own communities.  This includes promoting a healthy lifestyle and recruiting and supporting volunteers, along with providing advice and training to help individuals and groups implement their own projects. 

Delete Date: 6/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 9/7/15


Logo: Dorset Wildlife TrustPortland Living Landscape Officer

Location: Weymouth & Portland area

Salary:  £24800 p.a. plus 5% employer pension 

Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking a highly motivated and experienced wildlife conservationist to work within our Mid Dorset Team. The post offers an excellent opportunity to play a key role in delivering our Living Landscapes programme in Portland and Weymouth. We are looking for someone with a flexible approach and the ability to work on a diverse range of activities including delivery of practical works, grazing management, landowner liaison, partnership work and community engagement.

Closing Date: 31/7/15

Region: South West

Posted: 9/7/15


Logo: Field Studies CouncilField Studies Council

Trainee Tutor Scheme

Location: Nationwide

Salary: £13,520 per annum 

The Trainee Tutor scheme is designed to equip an individual with the skills and attributes to enable further time to be devoted to building an experience through the delivery of courses to an increasingly wide range of audiences. Do you have a passion for learning outside the classroom? Previous experience of working outdoors with young people, fieldwork and conservation?  Have you got what it takes to make that difference? If yes then we want to hear from you.

Closing Date: 1/9/15

Region: UK Wide

Posted: 9/7/15


Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Humberhead Levels PartnershipHumberhead Levels Restoration Officer

Salary: £24500 p.a. plus up to 9% pension contribution

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing environmental organisations and seeks to appoint a Humberhead Levels Restoration Officer.

This exciting new post will work closely with various partners across the Humberhead Levels area and the Living Landscape Manager to programme manage work which will increase habitat connectivity in the area and promote the biodiversity value of the Humberhead Levels by focussing on the creation and enhancement of BAP habitat within the Nature Improvement Area.

Closing Date: 29/7/15

Region: North East and Midlands

Posted: 9/7/15


Logo: City of LondonGrasslands Team Leader – Epping Forest

Grade D (Starting salary £31,610 per annum rising to £36,130 including £3,240 Outer London Weighting (depending on qualifications and experience)

Working as part of the Epping Forest Operations team, the postholder will be required to work a 37 hour week and duties include line management of two conservation workers plus contractors as well as planning and implementing conservation and grassland management operations, costing, ordering and monitoring work for quality and safety.  The role would also involve providing support to the Head of Visitor Services on the management of grounds maintenance staff at Wanstead Flats Football ground and Chingford Golf Course.

Closing Date: 29/7/15

Region: South

Posted: 8/7/15


Logo: RSPBWarden, Basildon, Essex

£16,350 to £18,000 pa Full time permanent

You will be responsible for habitat and species management, reserve infrastructure and wildlife monitoring. You will also oversee work to facilitate visitor management, preparation for innovative site events and development of exciting visitor spectacles. You will manage a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, and will work with contractors to help deliver site objectives for wildlife and people.

Closing Date: 7/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 8/7/15


Logo: RSPBDepartment Administrator

Based in Edinburgh

Permanent Post, 22.5 hours per week.

Salary range £14,350 - £15,350 per annum (pro rata)

The Conservation Policy team at RSPB's Scottish Headquarters is looking for an experienced administrator to support a team of around 18 staff.

Closing Date: 5/8/15

Region: Scotland

Posted: 7/7/15


Logo: Foxglove Covert 

Senior Reserve Manager

Foxglove Covert, situated on the edge of Catterick Garrison, is an award-winning Local Nature Reserve (LNR) with a state-of-the-art Field Centre and extensive visitor facilities. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and industrious Senior Reserve Manager. The emphasis of this post will be on practical site management, community involvement, education, and promotion of the LNR to deliver real benefit to the local area.

Closing Date: 31/7/15

Region: North East

Posted: 7/7/15


Carillion Integrated Services

Countryside Development Officer

Salary: £20,000

Full time post

Carillion manages over 20 country parks and nature reserves across The London Borough of Hounslow. The post holder will be part of a team providing a comprehensive countryside service across the Borough enhancing the conservation value of the parks and nature reserves through specific projects aimed at increasing landscape and biodiversity value.

Delete Date: 4/8/15

Region: South

Posted: 7/7/15


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)

Wastebuster Volunteer, Essex County Council

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Work Days advertised in the last week    

11/8/15 Signpost construction (3 days) at Horton Country Park in Epsom organised by 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

More dates added for Workdays across the Inland Waterways Association Network

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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


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: 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


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: 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


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