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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: Cornwall Wildlife TrustEast Cornwall Assistant Reserves Officer

The East Cornwall Assistant Reserves Officer will assist the Reserves Manager to plan and deliver the nature reserves management programme in East Cornwall, undertaking habitat management work across 17 sites in partnership with volunteers, contractors and graziers, and organising a range of activities to promote the reserves and engage visitors.

Closing Date: 14/8/16

Sector: Admin / Engagement

Region: South West

Posted: 22/7/16


Brecknock Wildlife Trust

Conservation Project Officer

Based in Brecon, Powys, Wales.

Pay Band 2 £17,340- 20,400, 37.5 hours per week, 6 Month Contract.

Brecknock Wildlife Trust is seeking a Conservation Project Officer primarily to help the BWT staff deliver a training and events project over this autumn and winter.  The post holder will work closely with the project leader to organise and deliver a program of events and informal training.  This will involve working with the local community and regular evening and weekend working.

Closing Date: 11/8/16

Sector: Admin / Training

Region: Wales

Posted: 22/7/16


logo: Forestry Commission

Recreation Ranger (Chilterns)

Chilterns Forest Office, near Aston Clinton

Working closely with other Recreation Rangers, Visitor Services Assistants and administrative colleagues, you’ll help to manage, promote and develop sustainable recreation facilities and opportunities. Crucially, you’ll also forge great working relationships with external partners in developing and managing activities, and with committed volunteers who help to deliver recreation opportunities.

Closing Date: 1/8/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 22/7/16


Land Based Operative

Blackdown Environmental are a family feel multi-discipline environmental company which is undergoing steady growth.

We have a requirement for new staff to join this dynamic company, in a hands-on practical role undertaking commercial tree and vegetation management, ecological mitigation, wildlife fencing and riparian based works using a range of modern machinery.

Delete Date: 19/8/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 22/7/16


logo: Wildfowl & Wetlands TrustReserve Warden

London Wetland Centre

37.5 hour per week to be worked Sunday to Thursday

£16,532 - £17,402 per annum

WWT London Wetland Centre is looking for a enthusiastic Reserve Warden to assist with the management of our renowned 100 acre SSSI wetland nature reserve.  As part of the team you will assist with all aspects of habitat management with the aim of maintaining and increasing species biodiversity, as well as ensuring the reserve is functioning at its best by maintaining visitor access and on site facilities.

Closing Date: 2/8/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 22/7/16


Logo: Surrey Wildlife TrustMembership Officer

£20,500 per annum

As an environmental charity, we are a membership organisation coordinating the details of nearly 30,000 members who support Surrey Wildlife Trust through subscription donations, responses to appeals, corporate sponsorship and volunteering. 

The Trust needs an experienced Membership Officer with administration, customer service and social media skills to join our existing small team; the role will include implementing a number of new member email communication methods in order to recruit and retain members.

Closing Date: 11/8/16

Sector: Admin

Region: South

Posted: 21/7/16


Logo: John Muir TrustSkye Path Project Officer

Location: Skye area (home based)

Contract Post (part time) 2 days/week in year 1, 1 day/week in year 2

Payment: £175/day plus travel & expenses

The John Muir Trust is seeking an experienced contractor to oversee delivery of path repair contracts on Skye over the next two years. The contractor will work part time with volunteers and trainees, and engage with local communities and wider to raise awareness of the path work.

Closing Date: 4/8/16

Sector: Project / Engagement / Rights of Way / Volunteers

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/7/16


Wessex Countryside Management

2 x Team Members – Marlborough

Full time - 40 hrs per week. 20 days leave plus bank holidays (rising to 22 days with service), sick pay, pension, full PPE & Uniform and training.

Pay grade from £7.20 - £8.00 per hr.

Based at our Marlborough office, covering Mainly Wiltshire, Oxfordshire and Dorset. 

You will be responsible for the day to day implementation of countryside work undertaken from the office, which includes a wide range of work and activities from tree planting, fencing, scrub control, herbicide application, grass cutting, habitat management, woodland work, and ongoing contracts for a variety of clients.

Closing Date: 12/8/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South / South West

Posted: 21/7/16


Logo: RSPBAssistant Warden

Based at Farnham Heath, Surrey

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary range £19,602 to £21,236 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.

Closing Date: 14/8/16

Sector: Countryside / Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 21/7/16


Logo: Wood-Land Southwest Ltd

Countryside and Grounds Maintenance

Team Member / Leader

The postion is based near Bridgwater and working throughout Somerset. Pay is dependant on training and experience, based on an hourly rate.

Wood-Land Southwest Ltd, a Somerset based countryside and grounds business is looking for a dynamic and enthusatic team member.

The person would work across a number of contracts from summer grounds maintenance, grass cutting, tree cutting and tree work, scrub clearance, weed spraying, fencing etc.

 

Delete Date: 18/8/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South West

Posted: 21/7/16


Logo: West Wales Biodiversity Information CentreBiodiversity Information Assistant

Salary: £18,560 (pro rata)

3 days/week, 6 months fixed term contract.

Location: Whitland, West Wales

We are looking for a person to mobilise biodiversity information in to an electronic format for incorporation into the species database of West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre, the Local Environmental Records Centre for West Wales. The successful candidate will be part of a small team working to exchange biological information within the region and across Wales.

Closing Date: 7/8/16

Sector: Admin / Biodiversity

Region: Wales

Posted: 21/7/16


logo: Wales Environment LinkPolicy Officer

Location:                      Baltic House, Cardiff Bay, Cardiff 

Position type:               Full time contract until end of March 2018 (with possibility of extension subject to funding)

Salary scale:                £25,705 – £28,000

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a good background in both coordinating and motivating groups and developing policy. You will gain an in-depth understanding of the public sector in Wales and be responsible for organising suitable events and opportunities to advocate agreed WEL policy positions to decision makers in Wales.

Closing Date: 11/8/16

Sector: Admin

Region: Wales

Posted: 20/7/16


logo: Warwickshire WT

Trainee opportunity with Wyre Community Land Trust

We are looking for 1 trainee to make a Wilder Career Choice. The project will give you the skills required by today’s nature conservationists – practical habitat management, ecological surveying and the ability to engage with volunteers and the public.

Closing Date:  12/8/16

Sector: Conservation / Countryside

Region: Midlands

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 20/7/16


logo: city of londonSeasonal Assistant Ranger (Conservation)

to 31/03/17

Salary in the range of £19,490 - £22,100 per annum pro-rata (inclusive of all allowances)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable person to join a small but dedicated team responsible for the protection and management of the sites. A practical all rounder you will need to be able to work positively under pressure to deliver a wide range of projects. As a positive team player you will be involved in carrying out a range of habitat and estate management operations, supervising volunteers, providing a uniformed site presence. 

Delete Date: 19/8/16

Sector: Conservation / Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 20/7/16


logo: National TrustGAP2 Ranger

Salary: £10,760 per annum

Contract: Fixed term, part time (22.5 hours per week to 30/11/18)

Location: Gibside, nr Rowlands Gill, Gateshead, Tyne & Wear, NE16 6BG

GAP2 will establish and train a cohort of young people to take responsibility for conservation, maintenance, and planning and implementation of projects at local outdoor sites. Working in partnership with organisations experienced in supporting and training young people we will give them the necessary skills and confidence to undertake work on and champion their local green spaces

Closing Date: 25/7/16

Sector: Education / Volunteers

Region: North East

Posted: 20/7/16


logo: Countryside Management ServiceCountryside Management Service

Projects Officer - Tree Health

County Hall, Hertford

£25,694 - £32,164 pa dependent on experience

Full Time, Two Year Fixed Term Contract  

We are looking for a proactive person to join our team and co-ordinate Hertfordshire’s response to the challenges posed by tree health issues such as Ash Dieback and Oak Processionary Moth.  Tree health is a growing area of concern both within and outside of the environmental sector. This role will provide an opportunity to develop your own expertise in this increasingly important area.

Closing Date: 7/8/16

Sector: Admin / Arboriculture / Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted: 20/7/16


logo: Borough of PooleUpton Country Park Estate Worker

£17,981 - £19,939

Full time, 1 Year fixed term contract

The team has responsibility for maintaining a walled garden, formal landscaped garden and extensive borders, implementing a wide range of Countryside Management activities and developing new projects within the park, including landscape works, biodiversity, promoting informal countryside recreation and community involvement.

Closing Date: 10/8/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 20/7/16


Logo: Basingstoke and Deane Borough CouncilBiodiversity Officer

Salary £32,164 - £36,019 pro-rata

30 hours per week up until 31 March 2017 then 37 hours thereafter

 We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Biodiversity Officer to join our multi-disciplinary team helping to manage the ecological networks within the borough. Working alongside other ecologists, arboriculturalists and landscape architects, you will have a central role in conserving the natural environment and shaping the future development of a borough that is proud to go beyond.

Closing Date: 30/8/16

Sector: Biodiversity / Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 19/7/16


Ecology Consultant

Location: Oxford

Salary:  £23,000 – £29,500  

Contract: Permanent

With over 65 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector.  We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors. As a result of our continued success, we require an Ecology Consultant with the energy and drive to deliver and develop ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment.  

Closing Date: 15/8/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 19/7/16


Logo: Surrey Wildlife TrustEducation Officer

Full/Part-time post based in Surrey £14.04 per hour

Do you have the ability to enthuse and encourage children and young people to engage with their local natural environment? If so, you could be just the person we need to join our education team. The main aim of the role is to promote awareness and enjoyment of the natural environment and to foster a lifelong connection with nature through teaching 4-19 year olds.  The Education Officer will teach from early years through to the secondary school curriculum plus inspire at events, birthday parties and other outdoor and classroom activities.

Closing Date: 5/8/16

Sector: Education / Engagement / Widllife

Region: South

Posted: 19/7/16


Experienced Ecologist/Senior Ecologist

Contract type: Fixed Contract

Organisation: Ecology Services Limited

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Salary: Competitive, dependant upon experience.

Hours: Full time, but would consider Part time

Ecology Services Ltd is an established consultancy based in the Northwest. We are a busy, broad based practice, with experience in most areas of professional consultancy. We are looking to recruit an Experienced/Senior Ecologist to join our  team of 8 ecologists.

Delete Date: 16/8/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: North West

Posted: 19/7/16


Trainee Site Manager

Based in Guildford

Amenity Water Management is a nationwide contracting firm specialising in the design, construction and maintenance of watercourses and water features. With a number of exciting projects ahead, there is now a great opportunity for those seeking a career with excellent prospects to grow and develop with AWM.

Closing Date: 29/7/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 18/7/16


logo: ScotwaysDevelopment Officer

ScotWays, a Scottish charity devoted to protecting outdoor access, is recruiting for a newly created post of Development Officer. With experience of access or a keen interest in the outdoors, the Development Officer will work to strengthen our member and volunteer networks and increase the profile of the Society. The successful candidate will work closely with the volunteer Board and with other staff (3 full time equivalents) and will represent the Society when dealing with a wide variety of stakeholders: Local Authorities, members, volunteers, local access forum reps, land owners and managers and other organisations in the same arena.

The role may be based from home with regular contact with our office in Edinburgh and could be undertaken part time (3 days a week minimum) or full time. 

Closing Date: 8/8/16

Sector: Engagement

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/7/16


logo: National TrustRanger

Salary: 8,967 per annum
Location: Based at Waseley Hills Country Park, Gannow Green Lane, Rubery, B45 9AT

Contract: Fixed Term p/t (18.75 hrs pw to 30/11/18)

You'll be based at Waseley Hills Country Park however you'll be expected to undertake your duties across various National Trust sites across the Birmingham portfolio. With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love these beautiful places as much as you do.

Closing Date: 29/7/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted: 18/7/16


logo: National TrustRanger

Salary: £17,934 pa
Contract: Permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: Marsden Moor Estate Office and Exhibition Room, Station Road, Marsden, West Yorkshire 

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.

Closing Date: 10/8/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: North East

Posted: 18/7/16


logo: Dee CatchmentDee Catchment Outreach Officer

Raising awareness and encouraging activities to benefit the waters of the River Dee catchment. This 0.8FTE post is expected to run until end of March 2019, with a 12 month contract offered in the first instance. The salary is £22,000 to £24,000 per annum pro rata, subject to skills and experience. The post will be based at the RDT River Office at Mill of Dinnet close to Aboyne in the heart of Aberdeenshire. Work will be undertaken throughout the catchment and will involve both indoor and outdoor working.

Closing Date: 5/8/16

Sector: Community Engagement

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/7/16


logo: Lockhart GarrattAssistant Forestry & Environmental Consultant

Corby, Northants

Competitive package

Established in 1998 LGL has developed into one of England's leading independent consultancies providing expert, high quality professional advice with a focus on all matters relating to trees, ecology, woodland, forestry, landscaping and green infrastructure from both our Northamptonshire and Oxfordshire offices.

Delete Date: 15/8/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 18/7/16


The most recent edition of CJS Weekly published on Friday 15 July includes 66 adverts for vacancies across the sector.

Adverts are included for one week only, there are more adverts in previous editions.


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 18/7/16

Voluntary Trainee Rangers, Surrey Wildlife Trust (8/8)

Black Devon Wetlands Conservation Volunteers, RSPB

Education & Events Volunteer, Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Conservation Volunteer, Don Catchment Rivers Trust

Volunteer Seal Spotters, Canal & River Trust

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

1/8/16 Ragwort Pulling in Thorn Wood, Weaverham, Cheshire organised by Saltscape Partnership

9/8/16 Limewoods Woodland Workout in Great West Wood, Goltho, near Wragby organised by Forestry Commission   

Don Catchment Rivers Trust is running a Dalton Clean-up Day on 22/8/16 meeting at Rotherham Asda (Dalton)

 


logo: The Duckworth Worcestershire TrustEnvironmental Warden

Based at:Pump House Environment Centre

Salary: £15,249 - £16,770 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

The Duckworth Worcestershire Trust is a registered charity, involved in environmental and social projects, principally within the City of Worcester.  Its areas of concern include litter and fly tipping, graffiti and urban regeneration. It is keen to encourage the best possible facilities for local people and visitors, in terms of footpaths, public information and green spaces. It employs a team of environmental wardens which undertakes a variety of practical conservation and environmental improvement tasks throughout the county including tree planting, estate management and habitat restoration work.

Closing Date: 26/7/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted: 15/7/16


logo: Friends of Possilpark Greenspace

 

Friends of Possilpark Greenspace are a small environmental charity based in the north of Glasgow, whose aim is to tackle the substantial blight of vacant and derelict land in the area (nearly 70% of local residents live within 100m of a derelict site).

We are currently recruiting a Sessional Environmental Volunteer Supervisor to run regular sessions with our volunteers across a number of sites in the area.  Initially, this will be 2 x 2hr sessions per month @£30.00 per hour, with the possibility of additional hours (funding application pending)

Closing Date: 8/8/16

Sector: Countryside / Volunteer Management

Region: Scotland

Posted: 15/7/16


Ecosulis

We are seeking to employ an experienced Field Worker to assist with our habitat creation team based in Bath / Nottingham / Birmingham / Crawley.

Working alongside the Team Leader in the practical delivery of a range of different contracts from wildlife mitigation fencing to habitat creation and groundwork maintenance. The role includes the day to day site work, problem solving, site safety and at times supervising other sub-contractors.

Closing Date: 31/7/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands / North West / South / South West

Posted: 15/7/16


ADAS UK Ltd urgently require Freelance Consultants with botanical experience

With over 65 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector.  We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental sector.  Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing services to a wide range of clients.

Closing Date: 1/8/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Anglia / Midlands / South

Posted: 15/7/16


Three Shires Ltd

Countryside Operative

Location: Wirral

Three Shires Ltd are specialist contractors to the Rail, Utilities, Construction and Civil Infrastructure sectors, providing services throughout the UK which include general  fencing to all specifications and ecological mitigation works (inc. great crested newt fence installation).

Delete Date: 12/8/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: North West

Posted: 15/7/16


Farm Estate Maintenance Worker

Salary £20,280 p.a 39 hours per week

Boroughbridge, York, North Yorkshire

Roecliffe Business Centre was founded in 2004 from the conversion of a group of disused farm buildings, formerly known as Waingates Farm. The centre answers a growing need for modern office space within the rural landscape and today the Estate manages over 1000 acres of arable and woodland. We are looking for an enthusiastic, outgoing person to join our Farm Estate team.

Closing Date: 29/7/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: North East

Posted: 14/7/16


Logo: Forestry Commission ScotlandWoodland Warden

Location: Kirkton on Durris

Salary: £19,495 - £20,675

This post will be based at our Durris office near Banchory and the postholder will form part of a 2 person team that will have responsibility for undertaking day to day maintenance of a number of key recreational sites in the Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire area. Sites include Bennachie, Scolty and WIAT sites such as Countesswells and Dunnottar. This two person team works together to be the face of the Forestry Commission at some of our busiest sites and helps the team deliver a high quality visitor experience through practical site maintenance and public engagement.

Closing Date: 27/7/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Visitor Services

Region: Scotland

Posted: 14/7/16


Logo: The Conservation VolunteersThe Conservation Volunteers

Senior Project Officer

The York branch has been running environmental projects in the York area since 1986.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, adaptable and committed person to join our York & North Yorkshire team for this important post. Key responsibilities of this post include - managing, supporting and occasionally supervising teams of up to 14 volunteers carrying out practical projects; developing and delivering weekly paid practical project work through liaising with partners and land managers; developing plans and quotes for clients; managing a part-time staff member and voluntary officers; budget management and resource management together with publicity and fundraising.

Delete Date: 11/8/16

Sector: Volunteer Management / Publicity

Region: North East

Posted: 14/7/16


Logo: Surrey Wildlife TrustVolunteer Coordinator – maternity cover 9-12 months

c  £13,800 per annum, 21 hours per week (fte £23,000)

Pirbright, Nr Woking, Surrey

We have 1,800 registered volunteers across the county who contribute to the Trust in all areas of our work. This role includes matching volunteers to activities, providing support, celebrating volunteer achievements, resolving issues and managing volunteer data. You will need to be well organised, have excellent attention to detail and be prepared to travel around the county to meet with staff and volunteers.

Closing Date: 4/8/16

Sector: Volunteer Management / Admin

Region: South

Posted: 14/7/16


Logo: Chester ZooAnimal Supplies Assistant

Permanent – 40 hours per week

Salary is £17,367.09 per annum, 5 days in 7 including weekends and Bank Holidays. 

We are Chester Zoo, and for over 80 years we’ve been a leading conservation and education charity, and an amazing, award-winning visitor attraction.

We currently have a vacancy for the interesting and varied role of Animal Supplies Assistant. The Animal Supplies Department provides a key service in supporting our world class animal collection. The duties are varied in this post and include liaising with animal keeping staff, collecting and receiving supplies, delivering these daily to the animal departments, management of animal waste, use of tractor based equipment such as front loaders, trailers, skip loaders and grass mowers, working in our insect breeding colony and assisting with animal quarantine duties. The harvesting, collection and distribution of browse (high reaching vegetation used as animal feed) is also a daily task.

Closing Date: 27/7/16

Sector: Animal Work

Region: North West

Posted: 14/7/16


Logo: Field Studies CouncilField Studies Council Trainee Tutor Scheme

Location – Nationwide

Salary – £13,936 per annum

FSC needs to be certain that education staff leading groups are not only competent and enthusiastic, but experienced and professional individuals capable of working with and inspiring students of all ages. To help ensure the development of education staff, FSC is offering this Trainee Tutor scheme, starting on 24 October 2016.
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: 22/8/16

Sector: Education

Region: UK Wide

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 12/7/16


Logo: Devon Wildlife TrustMagnificent Mires Community Engagement Officer

Salary: £21,007 plus 5% pension

12 month fixed term contract

Devon Wildlife Trust, Dartmoor National Park Authority, Dartmoor Preservation Association and The Duchy of Cornwall are working in partnership to connect people with the natural and cultural heritage of Dartmoor’s blanket bogs. 

The Magnificent Mires project will bring the internationally important blanket bogs of Dartmoor National Park to life through an innovative, wide-ranging community engagement programme.

Closing Date: 28/7/16

Sector: Community Engagement

Region: South West

Posted: 12/7/16


Logo: Hampshire County CouncilFarming Manager (Grazing and Livestock)
£30,858 - £34,731 per annum
Castle Avenue, Winchester; Manor Farm and Country Park, Bursledon and Staunton Country Park, Havant
37 hours per week, 24 month contract
Responsible for ensuring the safe and compliant operation of all of our livestock associated with grazing and 2 farm attractions, you’ll be contributing to the development of our Countryside Service and ensuring business sustainability for the future.

Closing Date: 7/8/16

Sector: Countryside / Farming / Management

Region: South

Posted: 12/7/16


logo: TCVThe Conservation Volunteers

Project Officer (Gloucestershire)

Based in Gloucester

35 hours / week

Annual salary £18,000 - £21,500

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. 

Closing Date: 24/7/16

Sector: Project Management / Community

Region: South

Posted: 11/7/16


logo: Ecology SolutionsEcology Solutions East

Field Surveyor

Zero hours contract, £60 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. The Hertfordshire office have a vacancy for a seasonal field surveyor to be involved in a reptile translocation exercise in Four Ashes.

Delete Date: 8/8/16

Sector: Ecology / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 11/7/16


logo: Maelor Forest NurseriesGraduate Trainee - Somatic Embryogenesis Technician                          

Full-time permanent position

Salary @£18,500 (commensurate with experience) 

The Graduate Trainee will be responsible for producing emblings for forest planting stock in our purpose-built laboratory, as well as helping drive forward our SE programme. This is a hands-on role requiring a positive ‘can do’ attitude, excellent attention to detail and a commitment to constant improvement.

Closing Date: 29/7/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Horticulture

Region: Wales

Posted: 11/7/16


logo: Maelor Forest NurseriesTrainee Seed Manager

Full-time permanent position

Salary @£18,500 commensurate with experience

Maelor Forest Nurseries Limited is an independent company and one of the largest forest tree nurseries in Europe. We are also a registered Seed Testing Station. We operate on a 175 hectare site located just inside Wales on the Welsh/Shropshire border. The management of the business is conducted in line with ISO 9001:2008 standards.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and focused individual to work closely with our Seed Technician and nursery management team.

Closing Date: 5/8/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Horticulture

Region: Wales

Posted: 11/7/16


logo: National TrustArea Ranger

Salary: £21,137 per annum
Contract: Permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week)
Location: South Gower, Rhossili, Swansea, SA3 1PQ

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.

Closing Date: 25/7/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Wales

Posted: 11/7/16


John Muir Way Development Officer

12 Month, Temporary Post

(Salary circa £30,000-£34,000)

The Central Scotland Green Network (CSGN) seeks to change the face of Central Scotland, by restoring and transforming the landscape of an area stretching from Ayrshire and Inverclyde in the west, to Fife and the Lothians in the east. The vision for the John Muir Way is: “An outstanding coast to coast route across the diverse landscapes and rich heritage of central Scotland; easily accessible and attractive to local people, businesses and visitors and providing opportunities for all to increase understanding of John Muir’s legacy and philosophy through getting closer to nature.”. In partnership with Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) and others, CSGNT is now seeking to recruit a Development Officer to help realise this vision through leading on further development of the route and engagement of communities, businesses and other stakeholders along the John Muir Way.

Closing Date: 28/7/16

Sector: Admin

Region: Scotland

Posted: 11/7/16


logo: Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside

 

Assistant Project Officer

14 month fixed term contract

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust need an enthusiastic part time Assistant Project Officer to support the delivery of ‘The Biodiverse Society’ and assist the project team across Lancashire and North Merseyside with a focus on community and audience development. The postholder will also support the team with volunteer and Local Naturalist Group involvement, in accordance with the projects Activity Plan.

Closing Date: 31/7/16

Sector: Community

Region: North West

Posted: 11/7/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 11/7/16

Volunteer Reserves Officer, Durham Wildlife Trust (25/7)

Voluntary Trainee Ranger, Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust (25/7)

Various Volunteer Placements, The Sunseed Trust (31/7)

Volunteer Green Builder & Forest Gardener, Primrose Organic Farm (14/8)

Volunteer Placement, National Trust (1/8)

Fellow Apprentice Grower, Primrose Organic Farm (14/8)

Wildlife Trainee: Conservation (North Bucks), Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (14/8)

Wildlife Trainee: Conservation (South Bucks), Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (14/8)

Access Conservation Programme, Cheshire Wildlife Trust (27/7)

Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers (30/9)

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

Keep Wales Tidy has more workdays running in July            

28/7/16 Bracken Bashing at Brynna (Western) with Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales 

Every Monday & Friday the Centre for Stewardship runs a Conservation Volunteers group at Falkland Estate, Fife   

Every Tuesday Hounslow Heath Green Gym is run by TCV in London

Dates throughout July & August The Bourn Free project is holding Himalayan Balsam Workdays on Bourn Brook in West Cambridgeshire

The Mountains & The People project is running regular Conservation Volunteering days across Loch Lomond & the Trossachs NPA &

Cairngorms NPA


Kelburn Castle and Country Centre

Ranger – Countryside Management and Estate Maintenance

Kelburn is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic ranger with excellent practical and organisational skills. You will serve an important role within the Kelburn team, focusing specifically on the countryside management and maintenance of the estate. This is a diverse role which involves supporting multiple aspects of the estate’s operations and businesses, including a heavily visited country centre, events, private functions and weddings, game shoots, festivals and much more. Housing may also be available for the right candidate.  The role is full-time for a five day week 9am-6pm.

Closing Date: 29/7/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 8/7/16


logo: City of LondonForest Keeper

(Residential) Epping Forest 

Salary £23,460 to £26,700 (including Residential Outer London Weighting, and Unsocial Hours Payment of 9%) depending on experience/performance.

Residential Accommodation will be provided on or near the Forest.  

Reflecting Epping’s Royal Forest heritage, this role is titled ‘Keeper’, though today, the roles in this team are more familiar to many as ‘Ranger’. The position requires you to assist with the day to day management and care of the Forest. To achieve this you will be expected to be involved with public engagement and community involvement which will include responding to public enquiries, conducting walks/talks and working with volunteers.

Delete Date: 5/8/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 8/7/16


logo: Bumblebee Conservation TrustThe Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a full-time Conservation Officer to deliver conservation activities in Devon and the South West. Your primary role will be to deliver the West Country Buzz project. You will also support the development and delivery of wider BBCT conservation work in South West England.
 

Closing Date: 25/7/16

Sector: Countryside / Conservation / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 8/7/16


logo: Glocestershire Wildlife TrustCountryside Sites Warden

Full-time permanent contract

Salary £15,015 

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to assist with the management of our countryside sites and to provide support to the team to deliver our ambitious events and education programme. The post-holder will be expected to train and lead a team of volunteers to help deliver activities on the sites.

Closing Date: 26/7/16

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 8/7/16


 

 

Experienced Foresters, Grosvenor Estate

 

 

Delete Date: 5/8/16

Sector: Countryside / Conservation / Forestry

Region: North West

Posted: 8/7/16


Senior Ecology Consultant

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £30,500 – £33,500  

Contract: Permanent

With over 65 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector.

As a result of our continued success, we require a Senior Ecology Consultant with the energy and drive to deliver and develop ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment. 

Closing Date: 8/8/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Anglia

Posted: 7/7/16


Ecology Consultant

Location: Cambridge

Salary: £23,000 – £29,500  

Contract: Permanent

ADAS… securing our food and enhancing the environment.  

Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing ecological services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries. The successful candidate will join a team of Ecology professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Planning, Landscape and Archaeology. 

Closing Date: 8/8/16

Sector: Ecology

Region: Anglia

Posted: 7/7/16


Logo: Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife TrustAssistant Land Management Officer (Berkshire)

Salary: £15,500 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full time role.

Location: Woolley Firs, Cherry Garden Lane, Maidenhead

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Land Management Officer to join our team in implementing all aspects of habitat and estate management across our Berkshire nature reserves.

Closing Date: 29/7/16

Sector: Volunteers / Ecology / Wildlife 

Region: South

Posted: 7/7/16


Logo: North York Moors NPANorth York Moors National Park Authority

This Exploited Land Natural Heritage Officer

£26,500 to £28,200 3 year full-time contract 

‘This Exploited Land’ (TEL) is a 5 year Heritage Lottery Fund Landscape Partnership Scheme.

The scheme will focus on the importance of the pioneering ironstone and railway heritage around Grosmont, Rosedale and the river Esk. As well as the untold story of industry in the North York Moors, TEL will conserve the rare wildlife, ancient woodlands and hay meadows within this rich landscape. We are about to start on our five year delivery phase and need a skilled natural heritage officer to deliver our natural environment conservation projects.

Closing Date: 25/7/16

Sector: Project

Region: North East

Posted: 7/7/16


logo: Epping Forest DCCountryside Assistant

Salary: £19,939-£21,745 pro rata, per annum (rising to £22,434 pro rata, per annum) plus £832 Inner Fringe Allowance pro rata, per annum.

Epping Forest District Council’s Countrycare team are looking to recruit a Countryside Assistant. The successful candidate will help contribute with the implementation of practical conservation work, looking to conserve and enhance the biodiversity and landscape of the District and to promote public access, education and enjoyment of the countryside.

Closing Date: 28/7/16

Sector: Countryside / Conservation

Region: South

Posted: 7/7/16


logo: Conservators of Ashdown Forest

 

Deer Programme Coordinator

Hours: 30 hours per week (flexible)

Salary: £17,858 - £22,393 (pro rata)

The Ashdown Forest Deer Programme is an exciting new initiative (funded through Countryside Stewardship) aiming to reduce and manage the deer population at a sustainable level to ensure favourable condition of woodland and heathland. This will be in liaison with the Deer Management Group and through coordination of our volunteer deer stalkers. We are also looking to develop a meat larder and processing facility.

Closing Date: 26/7/16

Sector: Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 6/7/16


Green Mantle (Ecosophy) Limited

Nature Conservation Estate Workers

Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels

 £15,100 pro rata; September 2016 - end March 2017. 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: 29/7/16

Sector: Conservation / Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 6/7/16


Logo: RSPBSchools Outreach Officer

Based in London – Full time

Salary £18,715 to £20,155 per annum – Fixed term to 31 March 2019

We need you to lead on the delivery of outreach sessions for primary school children, through direct delivery and by recruiting, training, managing and supporting a team of volunteers to deliver sessions to reach as many schools as possible.

Closing Date: 26/7/16

Sector: Education / Volunteers

Region: South

Posted: 6/7/16


Logo: Penicuik House Preservation TrustAssistant Ranger

Penicuik Estate is currently recruiting for an Assistant Ranger to work 3 days in 7 on a rota basis.

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

Salary: £8,700 - £9,200 per annum

Hours: 21 per week

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.

Closing Date: 29/7/16

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Services / Volunteer Management

Region: Scotland

Posted: 5/7/16


Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Red Squirrel Ranger (Cumbria)

Three year contract. 35 hours a week. Salary £16,143 per annum.

We are looking for a confident, innovative and enthusiastic person to join our Red Squirrel Team.  The post-holder will work for the Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) project, and will be employed by Northumberland Wildlife Trust, joining an established project team. We are looking for an individual who can carry out grey squirrel control in specific woodlands in north Cumbria as part of a new national conservation programme.

Closing Date: 25/7/16

Sector: Wildlife

Region: North East

Posted: 5/7/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 4/7/16

Barn Owl Project Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (19/8)

Residential Volunteer, Magdalen Environmental Trust

Visitor Experience Volunteer, Herefordshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Officer x 2, The Conservation Volunteers

East Yorkshire Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (1/8)

Nature Reserves Voluntary Trainee- South Yorkshire x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (19/8)

Wild About Nature Volunteer, RSPB

Conservation Volunteer, Lancashire Wildlife Trust

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Work Days advertised in the last week

First Saturday of the month Bailies of Bennachie run a Bailies Workparty in Huntley, Aberdeenshire

Fortnightly on Saturdays Forest Enterprise Scotland organise Glentress 'trailfairies'  in Glentress Forest, nr Peebles on the Scottish borders

 


logo: Scottish Land & EstatesPolicy Officers – Conservation & Wildlife Management and Rural Development & Community

Following reorganisation of our policy team, we have 2 exciting new vacancies for those seeking a rewarding career at the forefront of rural policy development. The Policy Officers will be required to identify and develop key policy and regulatory challenges and opportunities for the rural sector, produce policy briefings and technical guidance, provide advice to the membership and generally take the lead on policy areas within their remit. The role will also involve considerable engagement with a wide range of stakeholders as well as representational activity.

Closing Date: 5/8/16

Sector: Admin / Conservation / Management / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 1/7/16


Logo: RSPBVisitor Experience Manager

Based at Wat Tyler Country Park, Basildon

Permanent Role, Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary range £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Do you have the skills, experience and personality to deliver a high quality visitor experience in an urban oasis on the north shore of the Thames Estuary?

A fantastic career development opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, motivated and passionate individual to join the RSPB team in South Essex. The role will include responsibility for managing the RSPB visitor centre on the Wat Tyler Country Park, visitor experience across seven nature reserves near Basildon, and working with colleagues to develop a visitor destination at the RSPB’s flagship Wallasea Island Wild Coast Project.

Closing Date: 24/7/16

Sector: Vistor Services

Region: South

Posted: 30/6/16


Logo: Ulster WildlifeHave you always wanted to work with nature?

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

Training bursary of £10,500 for the 52 week programme

You’ll gain a wide range of skills to prepare you for a career in nature conservation through either our Living Landscapes or Living Seas Traineeship. 6 one-year, paid places are available starting in November 2016 and no qualifications are necessary.

Closing Date: 5/8/16

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: N. Ireland

Role type: Trainee

Posted: 30/6/16


Chasemore Farm LLP

Farm Estate Maintenance Staff Required

340-acre estate near Cobham, Surrey is looking for an enthusiastic person to become part of the farm maintenance team.

Closing Date: 1/8/16

Sector: Countryside / Farming

Region: South

Posted: 30/6/16


Logo: Hart District CouncilCountryside Ranger

£18,897 - £21,371 (scp 19-23)

We are pleased to announce that we are looking for a highly motivated, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to work as part of our award winning Countryside Team, based at Fleet in rural north Hampshire.

This position requires you to develop and enhance visitor’s experiences of the outdoors and related subjects throughout the District. To achieve this you will actively look for opportunities to positively promote the council’s core values and inspire and influence behaviours using all aspects of the media including social, traditional or more unusual / creative outlets.

Closing Date: 5/8/16

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Management

Region: South

Posted: 30/6/16


Logo: Aitch ConservationAitch conservation is looking for Casual Staff to join the team on projects running throughout the autumn and winter in the Peak District and South Pennines.

In return we can offer excellent rates of pay and an opportunity to work in some spectacular places.

We carry out a variety of works mainly in the uplands including path construction, moorland restoration, tree planting and habitat management.

Delete Date: 28/7/16

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Ecology / Rights of Way

Region: Midlands / North East / North West

Posted: 30/6/16


logo: BASCRegional Officer North West England

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car

BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership engagement and recruitment activities. Such activities include specialist advice provision, extension of the “Green Shoots” programme, and the organisation and supervision of member’s events.

Closing Date: 25/7/16

Sector: Admin / Events

Region: North West

Posted: 29/6/16


logo: Cranedale Centre

 

Field Studies Tutors

The Cranedale Centre near Malton, North Yorkshire, is looking for an able and enthusiastic Geography tutor to join its teaching team on an initial 3 year contract.

Closing Date: 27/7/16

Sector: Education

Region: North East

Posted: 27/6/16


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 27/6/16

Planning Volunteer, CPRE Staffordshire

Volunteer Ranger X 3, National Trust

Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

Long Term Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (25/7)

Volunteer Ranger X 3, National Trust

Environmental Conservation Apprenticeship, London Borough of Bexley (5/8)

Wild Weymouth Experience Internship, RSPB

Canoe Assistant, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Volunteer Education Assistant, Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

Volunteer – Holiday Clubs in the Woods, Wild Learning

Volunteer Citizen Scientist in Grassland Ecology, The Dry Project, University Of The West Of England

Volunteer Food Growing Mentor, Garden Organic (Leicestershire Master Gardeners) (21/8)

Natural Heritage Survey Volunteer, Dean Castle Country Park

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