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Capel Manor College

Practical Instructor and Resource Technician (Arboriculture)

2 x Vacancies (Enfield/Crystal Palace)

£7196.00 to £9063.60 plus £695.00 LW

Our client is looking to recruit 2 x Practical Instructors/Resource Technicians (Arboriculture). One vacancy is 2 days per week (currently Thursday & Friday) and is based at Enfield. The second vacancy is also for 2 days per week (currently Monday & Tuesday) and is peripatetic but mainly based at Crystal Palace.

Capel Manor College in Greater London, is a vocational college delivering courses in Arboriculture and Countryside, Animal Care and Saddlery, Floristry and Balloon Artistry, Garden Design and Horticulture.

Closing Date: 11/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 25/7/14


logo: Norfolk Wildlife TrustNorfolk Wildlife Trust is the county’s largest environmental charity,

committed to the protection and enhancement of Norfolk’s wildlife and wild places.

West Norfolk Heaths and Fens Warden

Salary is in the range £21,400 to £23,000 per annum depending on experience

We are seeking an experienced individual to join our West Norfolk reserve management team to work on some of the County’s premier nature reserves.  

Closing Date: 26/8/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 25/7/14


Logo: the National Trust for Scotland a place for everyoneWildlife Filming Editor

Edinburgh

Salary £16,068

Fixed-term (until Feb 2017) / part-time (20 hours per week)          

The National Trust for Scotland is an independent charity at the forefront of conserving Scotland's unique heritage. Its sites range from historic castles, battle grounds and nature reserves to glorious gardens and stunning mountains. We have a new opportunity for a qualified individual to manage the production and editing of wildlife and landscape footage from National Trust for Scotland properties, largely captured by staff to help promote the Trust as a leading wildlife and landscape conservation charity. The post holder will manage and maintain the filming equipment, which moves around the properties according to organisational need and provide training, technical and editorial support to staff. They will film in the field when required.

Closing Date: 11/8/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 25/7/14


Rotherham Borough Council: Rights of Way Review Officer

Closing Date: 3/8/14

Region: North East

Posted: 25/7/14


Naturally Wild Consultants Limited

Ecologists

South and South West
Due to continuing expansion in the south and southwest Naturally Wild Consultants Limited require additional ecologists.

Delete Date: 21/8/14

Region: South & South West

Posted: 24/7/14


logo: National TrustRanger

£17,266 per annum

 Slindon Estate. South Downs. West Sussex

Fixed term for 36 months, full time

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. This fixed term post is primarily responsible for the "Rise of Northwood Project". You will be responsible for the day to day running and management of the "Rise of Northwood" project, an exciting 75 hectare woodland restoration happening in the heart of the South Downs National Park at the Slindon Estate, West Sussex.

Closing Date: 7/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 24/7/14


Logo: exeGesISConservation Management & IT Consultant

£25,000 - £36,000

CMSi is the software supported approach to the management of conservation sites and is already in use with the national agencies across England, Wales and the Netherlands.  With one million euro invested in system development in the last few years, a full work program and a rapidly expanding user community, we are offering a challenging role with exciting prospects.

Closing Date: 19/8/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 24/7/14


Gwent Wildlife Trust

Welsh Wildlife Heroes Project Officer

Gwent Wildlife Trust is seeking to recruit a part-time Project Officer to help deliver the Welsh Wildlife Heroes projects in Blaenau Gwent and Torfaen. The project aims to engage a range of people in discovering and taking action for their local environment and the wildlife that inhabits it, initially with a focus on barn owls and pollinators. The post will be based at the Environmental Resource Centre (ERC)in Ebbw Vale. The postholder will work closely with local schools, community groups, landowners and other organisations to develop and deliver a formal and informal workshops, events and practical activities supported by the People and Wildlife (Eastern Valleys) team.

Closing Date: 11/8/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 24/7/14


Logo: thomson HabitatsFieldworkers – Wales, south region

Thomson Habitats Ltd has opportunities for experienced Fieldworkers to join our team to undertake mitigation, wildlife habitat creation and landscaping projects in and around the south region of Wales. The successful candidate will be employed on a contract basis for work specifically located in the south region of Wales, with the possibility of further fieldwork opportunities throughout the country.  Projects can range from a few days to several months. 

Closing Date: 4/8/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 24/7/14


Logo: thomson HabitatsSite Supervisor – Wales, south region

Thomson Habitats Ltd has an opportunity for an experienced Site Supervisor to join our team to undertake mitigation, wildlife habitat creation and landscaping projects, in and around, the south region of Wales. The successful candidate will be employed on a contract basis for work specifically located in the south region of Wales, with the possibility of further site supervision opportunities throughout the country.  Projects can range from a few days to several months. 

Closing Date: 4/8/14

Region: Wales

Posted: 24/7/14


logo: Ecology SolutionsEcology Solutions  

Field Assistants 

Zero hours contract, £50 per / day plus expenses 

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

We are looking for a number of field assistants to assist with several reptile and great crested newt translocations in the following regions; Dorset (Ferndown), Kent (Maidstone), Northamptonshire (Wellingborough), and West Sussex (Crawley), and would invite applications from those areas.

Closing Date: 8/8/14

Region: Midlands, South, South West

Posted: 18/7/14


logo: ChangeworksCARES Development Officer (North Scotland and North Isles), Orkney

Terms: £23,697 - £26, 235 pro-rata (plus 8% employee pension contribution) to be based in Kirkwall (preferable, but willing to consider other location dependent on candidate) with occasional travel to other areas of Scotland.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic, positive minded, self-motivated individual required to work within the Local Energy Scotland team on a 0.5 FTE basis delivering the CARES (Community and Renewable Energy Schemes) programme to communities and Rural Businesses in North Scotland and North Isles (Orkney and Shetland Isles).

Closing Date: 18/8/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 22/7/14


logo: PlantlifeAdministrative Assistant

Plantlife Scotland

£20,000 per annum pro rata

Plantlife Scotland, the Wild Plant Conservation Charity, seeks an enthusiastic and motivated individual to support the team in delivering our aims to conserve Scotland’s native plants and fungi.  

This is a new post to energise and organise delivery from our Stirling office through efficient office management and event coordination.

Closing Date: 14/8/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/7/14


logo: Peterborough Environment City Trust Tree Officer

The Forest for Peterborough project is a 20 year project which is in its fifth year of delivery, we are looking for a highly motivated individual to take forward the project in line with the Business Plan, inputting on how the project is shaped and develops over time.
This is a great opportunity to drive the project forward and make it a great success. The role will involve leading the steering group, partnership working, budget management, identifying new planting sites, site assessments and plans, delivering planting events and reviewing the business plan as the project develops.  

This is a permanent, part time position working 3 days per week.

Closing Date: 4/8/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 21/7/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 21/7/14

Trainee Ranger, Tunbridge Wells Borough Council (13/8)

Visitor Experience Work Placement, Forestry Commission (4/8)

Central Reserves Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (15/8)

Volunteer Warden, Greater Stanmore Country Park Management Committee (31/8)

Tree & Woodland Survey Volunteers, The RELEAF London I-Tree Eco Tree & Woodland Survey 2014

Events Assistant, Natural Environment Team, Norfolk County Council

Outdoor Family Learning Volunteers, Plantlife

Field Survey Volunteers, Claire Neill

Human Resources Volunteer, Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trusts

Volunteer Assistant Gardener, National Trust (1/8)

Volunteer Officer, TCV

Conservation Trainee x 2, Berks Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (4/8)

Research Assistants, Amanda Dutra

Estates & Biodiversity Volunteer Placement, Cotswold Water Park Trust (5/9)

Conservation & Horticulture Assistant, Peat Rigg Outdoor Training Centre (17/8)

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Work Days advertised in the last week    

Working party on 30/7/14 at Morfa Berwig with Keep Wales Tidy            

2/8/14 Removing Birch saplings and Large Heath Survey at Braehead Moss SSSI/SAC (managed by SNH), Stirling, the event is run by Butterfly Conservation

Savernake Forest Volunteers meet every Monday from Postern Hill Car Park, Savernake Forest, Marlborough organised by Forestry Commission

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust run a series of workdays at various sites across the county throughout the year. Tasks range from heathland, grassland & marshland restoration, through to hedge planting & wildlife monitoring.

Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) run regular work parties across the area throughout the year.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, plus most Mondays and Sundays there is a Practical conservation volunteers group in NE

Surrey/Sth London with the Downlands Project.


Logo: Nottinghamshire Wildlife TRustConservation Assistant (Planning and Wildlife)

Salary c£19k pro rata plus benefits

3 days per week 

Based in Nottingham

Can you help us make Nottinghamshire a better place for wildlife and people?

An enthusiastic and organised Conservation Assistant is required to work within the Conservation Team to help to protect wildlife though responding to planning applications, influencing strategic land use planning, supporting our Farmland Birds scheme for landowners, and working with local authorities and communities on a range of conservation initiatives.

Closing Date: 4/8/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 18/7/14


logo: Harlow Council - working together for HarlowHarlow Council

Landscape & Biodiversity Officer

£24,060 - £25,086

Full time 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Landscape and Biodiversity Officer to oversee the implementation of the maintenance and management of the town’s landscape, SSI woodlands, nature reserves and wildlife sites. Working alongside the Joint Venture Company, local communities and interest groups, the aim will be to increase the area of land managed for biodiversity, local nature reserve provision, and improve the landscape management of the town’s parks and open spaces.

Closing Date: 8/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 18/7/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeAssistant Warden

Based at Wallasea Island and Foulness

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

We require an energetic and motivated person to join a reserves team managing a 740ha developing nature reserve within easy reach of 200,000 people. You will work with the rest of the team to deliver habitat management objectives, species monitoring, supervising contractors and reserves maintenance tasks.

Closing Date: 22/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 18/7/14


Ahern Ecology

Field Assistants

Zero hours contract, £7/hr + expenses

Salisbury / Taunton

We are looking for field assistants based out of either our Salisbury office or a depot near Taunton to help during our busy field season. 

We have a variety of projects requiring support including fisheries, aquatic ecology, water quality, terrestrial ecology & protected species.

Delete Date: 15/8/14

Region: South & South West

Posted: 18/7/14


logo: Supported by The National Lottery through theHheritage Lottery FundYorkshire Wildlife Trust 

Upper Nidderdale Farming and Wildlife Project Officer 

£24000 p.a. plus up to 8% employer pension contribution   

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing environmental organisations and seeks to appoint a Farming and Wildlife Project Officer. This project is funded through the Upper Nidderdale Landscape Partnership, a 4 year, £1.8 million scheme supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Closing Date: 8/8/14

Region: North East

Posted: 17/7/14


Logo: Shropshire CouncilSustainable Tourism and Business Officer

37 hours per week, Permanent, £25,847 per annum

Based in Craven Arms, Shropshire.

Do you have the ability to help tourism along the path of sustainability?

The Shropshire Hills AONB Partnership is creating a new post to lead on our work with tourism and businesses.

Working with a wide range of partner organisations and individuals, you will lead on the AONB Partnership’s work to deliver sustainable tourism, linked to our holding of the European Charter for Sustainable Tourism in Protected Areas.  You will take forward our existing schemes of the Shropshire Hills Sustainable Business Scheme and Shropshire Hills Shuttles, and develop new projects, seeking external funding, and new schemes including visitor giving.

Closing Date: 17/8/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 17/7/14


Bug Storeys

Team Members

Interested in small animals? Able to inspire kids 4-11 yrs and teachers about their fascinating lives - what they do, where they live?

Opportunities in London and the surrounds from September.

Delete Date: 14/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 17/7/14


Logo: GlendaleGlendale in a market leading “green services” company delivering grounds maintenance, woodland and estates management, arboriculture and landscaping to clients across the UK. We currently have the following vacancies for immediate start.

Woodlands & Estates Grass Cutters x 3 – Launceston, Cornwall

Woodlands & Estates Grass Cutters x 2 – Taunton, Somerset

Woodlands & Estates Worker x 1 – Brockley, North Somerset

Salary - £7.00 - £7.50 per hr. Temporary contract minimum 4 weeks - max 18 weeks.

Monday – Friday - 40 hours per week + overtime

Closing Date: 28/7/14

Region: South West

Posted: 17/7/14


logo: Ahern EcologyWater Quality Scientist

Salisbury, Wiltshire

Salary based on experience 

We are a multidisciplinary ecological consultancy with offices across the UK. We are looking for a water quality scientist to join our aquatic team based at our Salisbury office and lab.  Initially this will be on a 6 month fixed term contract for 2 or 3 days a week, although this may be extended for the right candidate.

Closing Date: 31/7/14

Region: South

Posted: 16/7/14


logo: Kent Wildlife TrustReculver Visitor Centre Manager

Part-time, Temporary Maternity Cover Contract post to 12th June 2015

Salary Range:   Scale 5 to 11 (£17,282 - £21,956)   

Based at Reculver Visitor Centre 

The Visitor Centre Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Reculver Visitor Centre and shop including organising and supervising volunteer helpers. You will act as a main point of liaison with partners Canterbury City Council and English Heritage in the delivery of the Visitor Centre objectives. You will work with other Centre colleagues in the purchase of suitable stock for sale. It is intended that the Visitor Centre Manager will recruit and train volunteers to support them during their working hours and to extend the opening hours through developing key holders.

Closing Date: 13/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 16/7/14


logo: Gloucestershire Wildlife TrustGloucestershire Wildlife Trust 

Cotswold Water Park Reserves Manager 

Salary £23,000 plus pension and life insurance

Full-time 12 month contract with potential for further extension  (subject to funding)  

We are looking for a highly motivated individual with a strong background in nature conservation to manage our reserves in the Cotswold Water Park.

Closing Date: 15/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 16/7/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeWarden

Based at Loch of Strathbeg, Aberdeenshire

Permanent Role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £16,350 to £18,000 per annum  

We are looking for somebody with a passion for nature to join our North East Scotland Coastal Reserve Team. 

The Loch of Strathbeg is one of the most important areas for wildlife in the North East of Scotland and is one of the best places to go birdwatching on mainland Scotland.  Troup Head and Fowlsheugh are two of the largest seabird colonies on mainland Britain and the Loch Spynie reserve is brand new and home to breeding marsh harrier and otter.

You will lead staff, interns, volunteers and local partners to develop the reserves and improve the fortunes of threatened wildlife.

Closing Date: 15/8/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 16/7/14


Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Engagement Officer – FT (35 hours/week)

£22,000 pa + pension contribution

Can you inspire appreciation and understanding of wildlife and the natural world? We are looking for the right person to play a key role in shaping and further developing our education and informal public engagement work. This will involve working with colleagues and volunteers in the Trust as well as with teachers, schools and community organisations in Worcestershire.

Closing Date: 4/8/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 16/7/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeEngagement Officer

Based at RSPB Newcastle Office

12 month contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

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

This post will work with young people and communities around North Tynedale, Forest of Bowland and RSPB Geltsdale reserve in the North Pennines, to develop understanding of hen harriers, upland management and these amazing landscapes. You will manage a team of volunteers, run events, develop materials and an evaluation programme.

Closing Date: 4/8/14

Region: North East

Posted: 16/7/14


logo: The Wildlife Trusts Lancashire, Manchester & N MerseysideThe Lancashire Wildlife Trust

‘The Biodiverse Society’ Project Manager

£24,500

The Barn, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR 5 6BY                  Full Time

Fixed Term 3 year and 3 months contract (1st October 2014 – 31st December 2017)

Based at The Barn, near to Preston, but responsible for staff and placements based both at The Barn and at BioBank (Court Hey Park, Knowsley) you will ensure we achieve our aim to enhance and update the data on Local Wildlife Sites throughout Lancashire and North Merseyside and to make the collection of accurate data sustainable into the future, creating a well supported new cohort of ambassadors for wildlife sites, equipped with the skills to carry on this essential work into the future. 

Closing Date: 29/7/14

Region: North West

Posted: 15/7/14


logo: The Wildlife Trusts Lancashire, Manchester & N MerseysideThe Lancashire Wildlife Trust

‘The Biodiverse Society’ Project Officers  (2 posts, full time)

£21318 pa

Post 1 – Lancashire, based at LWT, The Barn, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6BY                                                                                                               

Post 2 – North Merseyside, based at Merseyside biobank, court hey park, Roby Road, Huyton, Merseyside L16 3NA

Fixed Term  contract (27th October 2014 – 31st October 2017)

Both posts will be responsible for placements based at their office, working as a team to achieve our aim to enhance and update the data on Local Wildlife Sites throughout Lancashire and North Merseyside and to make the collection of accurate data sustainable into the future, creating a well supported new cohort of ambassadors for wildlife sites, equipped with the skills to carry on this essential work into the future. 

Closing Date: 29/7/14

Region: North West

Posted: 15/7/14


FSC believes the more we know about and take inspiration from the world around us the more we can appreciate its needs and protect its diversity and beauty for future generations.  We currently have a vacancy for:

Education Team Member (ETM)

FSC London Region’s Epping Forest Field Centre

The Education Team Member will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students. The post holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities including GCSE and A level and also make a wide-ranging contribution to the non-teaching work of this busy Centre.

Closing Date: 31/7/14

Region: South

Posted: 15/7/14


Greenspace South

Project Officer (Green Spaces)

Location: Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre & Iver Environment Centre, near Uxbridge Middlesex.

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000

Fixed term: Fixed until 31st March 2016

We are looking for a Green Spaces Project Officer with knowledge and experience of practical conservation, construction and green space management to join our growing Green Spaces team. The position will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a number of sites across the Thames Valley, with a variety of groups including schools, community and corporate groups.

Closing Date: 31/7/14

Region: South

Posted: 15/7/14


logo: National TrustEcologist

Permanent, full time, 37.5 hours per week.

Purbeck Office, Currendon Farm, Currendon Hill, Swanage, Dorset

£25,663 per annum

To work though others to provide a professional guidance, advisory and management service to site managers on all aspects of nature conservation. Raise the profile of nature conservation management of the organisation and assist in the professional management of the Trust land and buildings.  Working as part of the Purbeck Countryside team you will play an important role in delivering the Property Business Plan targets for Land, Nature and the Outdoors. You will plan, co-ordinate and deliver through others the conservation monitoring and recording systems to inform and direct management practices for site managers. You will lead and direct a wide range of volunteers, consultant and external groups to support the delivery of this monitoring and recording work.

Closing Date: 28/7/14

Region: South West

Posted: 15/7/14


Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Training and Learning Development Manager

Location: Southern Grove, London E3 4PX

£23,000 - £25,000 according to experience. 3 year funded post.

A fantastic opportunity has arisen to become Training and Learning Development Manager and play a vital part in managing the administration of the charity’s programme of training, leisure learning and other education and training events, contracts and consultancy, and other initiatives.

Closing Date: 4/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 15/7/14


OASESOASES Senior Project Officer

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

£20,000 - £25,000 pro rata

The North East Environment Network (NEEN) is looking to recruit a Senior Project Officer to work as part of OASES (Outdoor And Sustainability Education Specialists).  The post holder 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: 30/7/14

Region: North East

Posted: 15/7/14


logo: The Greensand TrustSenior Ranger

Salary:       £23,000 – £26,000

Reporting to the Chief Executive, we are seeking an experienced individual to lead our land management team of 12 Rangers, wardens and buildings support staff to support over 50 green spaces in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

Countryside Ranger

Salary:     £15,000 – £20,000 depending on experience.

Reporting to the Senior Ranger we are seeking an experienced Countryside Ranger to support our mid Bedfordshire operations supporting over 20 green spaces, including grade 2 listed parks, LNR’s & SSSI’s in Bedfordshire.

Location:    Mid Bedfordshire

Closing Date: 30/7/14

Region: South

Posted: 14/7/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 14/7/14

Living Rivers Website & Communications Assistants, Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Nature Conservation Intern, Glendale Services

Heritage Grazing Placement – Ashdown Forest, The Conservators Of Ashdown Forest (7/8)

Conservation Volunteers Around The Forth, RSPB

Volunteer Wildlife Interpreter, RSPB

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Work Days advertised in the last week    

Beginning in July there is a series of Balsam Bashing events in Greater Manchester organised by Tameside Greenspace             

Every Tuesday & Thursday Worcestershire Wildlife Trust run Roving volunteers events at Lower Smite Farm, Hindlip

Farm volunteer group every Tuesday at Lower Smite Farm with Worcestershire Wildlife Trust        

Lower Mole Countryside Management Project run work days most Tuesdays in Surrey

Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust in Wales runs events every Wednesday until September, activities range from hay cutting by hand,

through balsam control to scrub clearance


National Trust

Assistant Learning Officer

Loc: North Norfolk

Pay: Grade 9

Brancaster Activity Centre is part of our North Norfolk Coast Portfolio and welcomes hundreds of school children throughout the year, who spend a week enjoying a host of exciting coastal activities. The Seasonal Assistant Learning Officer post is a dynamic role, responsible for assisting our Learning Officer team in providing an exceptional service to our visitors, through supporting with activity delivery, resource preparation, equipment organisation and helping to ensure meal times run smoothly for our residential groups.

Closing Date: 30/7/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 11/7/14


National Trust

Business Support Co-ordinator

Loc: North Norfolk

Pay: Grade 9

You will be responsible for providing efficient and effective Business Support to Brancaster Activity Centre, which is part of our North Norfolk Coastal Properties.  The role of Business Support Co-ordinator is a key to providing an exceptional service to our visitors and keeping the business running smoothly. 

Closing Date: 30/7/14

Region: Anglia

Posted: 11/7/14


logo: National TrustRanger

Salary £17,266 per annum

Location Arnside and Silverdale, near Arnside, Cumbria

Contract Full time, permanent

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 this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task.

Closing Date: 1/8/14

Region: North West

Posted: 11/7/14


logo: The Wildlife TrustsDerbyshire Wildlife Trust

Limestone Journeys Project Officer

(part-time post, fixed term to June 2015)

£21,279 pro rata + 9.5% pension, other benefits

An exciting post has come up at Derbyshire Wildlife Trust to work on a number of different environmental projects. The first is to work with schools and help them connect with the natural world by making their school grounds wildlife friendly. Then you will have opportunities to work with volunteers on a number of wildlife surveys gathering valuable data on butterflies in Derbyshire. In addition there will be a chance to work on and lead a number of limestone habitat restoration projects.

Closing Date: 27/7/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 11/7/14


Logo: Surrey Wildlife TrustCan You Lead & Develop our Ecology Services Team?

Ecology Services Manager

£25,000 - £30,000 pa (experience dependent) - maternity cover

The position is available from October and will last between 9 and 12 months.

Surrey Wildlife Trust is dedicated to protecting Surrey’s wildlife.  Our experienced, qualified and licensed ecologists undertake all the ecology and wildlife survey requirements for a variety of projects, large or small.

We need someone to fill this full-time, core role within the Trust whilst our current Ecology Services Manager is on maternity leave. 

Closing Date: 6/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 10/7/14


Cuerden Valley Park Trust

Ranger

£18,368 + 5% pension contribution

Permanent Contract 37.5 hours per week

Preston, Lancashire

An experienced Ranger is required to work as part of a small team managing a 650 acre country park.  You will be required undertake practical management work,  organise and supervise volunteers, supervise contractors, liaise with the public and user groups, help organise public events and occasionally help with education activities. 

Closing Date: 1/8/14

Region: North West

Posted: 10/7/14


Cuerden Valley Park Trust

Environmental Education Officer (Part Time)      

£18,368 pro rata (£7,347) + 5% pension contribution

Permanent Contract 15 hours per week  

Preston, Lancashire

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to take over an established  education programme within one of Lancashire’s leading country parks.  The education programme caters for over 1,800 children per year undertaking activities based around habitats within the Park and a Victorian living history programme.  You will be responsible for engaging with schools, running school visits and managing volunteers that help deliver the education programme.

Closing Date: 1/8/14

Region: North West

Posted: 10/7/14


Logo: Calshot Activities CentreField Studies Tutor – Calshot Activities Centre

Calshot Activities Centre is one of the largest Outdoor Education Centres in Britain. In our Field Studies Department, we offer residential and non-residential courses from Key Stage 1 to A-level. On site, we also have a state of the art climbing complex, a dry ski slope and one of only two indoor velodromes in Southern England. As a Field Studies Tutor, you will be delivering sessions including river and coastal studies, marine, freshwater and terrestrial ecology, and human geography. Additionally, you will be required to teach a range of land-based activities to enable you to remain with the same group of students throughout their stay at Calshot.

Closing Date: 10/8/14

Region: South

Posted: 10/7/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeStockperson

Based at Oa Reserve, Isle of Islay

Permanent Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £17,500 to £19,500 per annum 

Working with the Farm Manager you will help to look after our suckler beef herd and our sheep flock on the Hebridean island of Islay.  This is not a run-of-the-mill post; it will be challenging but also rewarding.

Closing Date: 6/8/14

Region: Scotland

Posted: 9/7/14


RSPB: giving nature a homeConservation Scientist

Based at RSPB UK Headquarters, Sandy

12 month Fixed Term Contract Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £24,500 to £27,000 per annum 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced ecological modeller to join RSPB's growing marine research team, to contribute to the analysis of the RSPB’s seabird tracking dataset.  The post-holder will be responsible for developing models to examine seabird foraging behaviour in relation of oceanographic features, to identify important marine areas for seabirds.

Closing Date: 31/7/14

Region: South

Posted: 9/7/14


Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

Marketing Officer

£23,408 per annum + 9.5% pension, other benefits

An exciting full time post has become available at Derbyshire Wildlife Trust working within the Marketing & Fundraising Team.

We are looking for someone to promote the Trust in all forms of media and produce our printed materials.

logo: The Wildlife Trusts

Closing Date: 30/7/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 8/7/14


logo: National TrustArea Ranger (community)

Salary £20,401 per annum       

Branscombe, Seaton, Devon

Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

You’ll play a key role in enhancing visitor and community engagement, taking the lead on volunteer involvement and events and making sure that, at every twist and turn of this fantastic landscape, we’re delivering outstanding outdoor experiences and excellent conservation work.

Closing Date: 29/7/14

Region: South West

Posted: 8/7/14


Farming and Rural Enterprise Officer Vacancy

Full time (37 hours per week)

£24,892 - £28,127 per annum

6 months fixed term contract with possibility of extension

We are recruiting someone to join our busy and dedicated Farming and Rural Enterprise team.

Logo: Northumberland National Park Authority

Closing Date: 28/7/14

Region: North East

Posted: 8/7/14


Excellent Career Opportunity with Field Studies Council (FSC)

Trainee Tutor

Imagine a job where you use your environmental knowledge every day; helping to shape the minds of the new generation; a job where you work as part of team in the great outdoors, inspiring others and developing passions for the future. Teaching with FSC gives you a role with both challenge and opportunity and a chance to start young people on a journey of discovery that can last a lifetime. FSC are looking for graduates with a curiosity for the world around us, a passion for natural history of the British Isles and an ability to enthuse and inspire others.

Closing Date: 1/9/14

Region: North West

Posted: 8/7/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 7/7/14

South Yorkshire Living Landscape Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (13/8)

Voluntary Officer, The Wildlife Trust BCN (1/8)

Hedgehog Improvement Area Project Volunteer, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (30/7)

Social Media Administrator, Go Wild In Newmarket

Press & Publicity Officer, Go Wild In Newmarket

Website Administrator, Go Wild In Newmarket

Wildlife Surveyors, Go Wild In Newmarket

GWIN Photographer, Go Wild In Newmarket

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (17/8)

Conservation Volunteer Officer, TCV Scotland

Roving Ranger, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Gardener, Cook, Renovator & More!, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Visitor Centre Volunteer, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Feed Bristol Volunteer, Avon Wildlife Trust

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Work Days advertised in the last week    

Throughout September, October & November the Inland Waterways Association is running Canal Clean Up events in the Midlands, North West & South of England & also in Wales

Conservation Volunteer Days are run by on BEES: Bradford Environmental Education Service on Fridays through July, August & September in the Bradford area

Denaby Ings Practical Conservation Task Day is on the 2nd Wednesday of the month nr Mexborough with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month sees the Brockadale Practical Conservation Task Day, nr Wentbridge organised by Yorkshire Wildlife Trust          

Practical Conservation Task Days are run across all Yorkshire Wildlife Trust sites all year.   


Ecologist - AWT Ecological Consultancy

Salary: £20,000- £23,000, dependent on experience.

Contract: fixed term 12 month contract, possible extension or permanent contract subject to business volumes.    

AWT Ecological Consultancy is growing and we are looking for a highly motivated ecologist with good ecological knowledge of a range of habitats and species, experience of providing high quality ecological advice, and excellent communication skills. 

You will be required to undertake a wide range of species and habitat surveys to current industry guidance and best practice, assisting the Consultancy team. 

Closing Date: 28/7/14

Region: South West

Posted: 4/7/14


Wetland Landscape Officer

Salary: £22,000.

Hours of work: 35 hours / week (full-time).

Location: Tame Valley Wetlands, North Warwickshire.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated individual, with experience of working along rivers and their floodplains, to lead various natural heritage restoration projects across an important wetland landscape.

logo: The Wildlife Trusts Warwickshire

Closing Date: 27/7/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 3/7/14


Betts Ecology

Ecologist

Martley

We are pleased to be able to offer a permanent Ecologist role based in Worcester, within our small but dedicated Science Team.

A variable and stimulating role, a large part of which will be ecological surveying and report writing.

Delete Date: 30/7/14

Region: Midlands

Posted: 2/7/14


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 30/6/14

Voluntary Intern, Marine Biological Association

Forest Centre Volunteer (Co-Ordinator), RSPB

2 X Full Time Volunteer Rangers, National Trust (27/7)

Volunteer Gardener, National Trust

Education Volunteer, The Conservation Volunteers (1/8)

Green Angels Trainee, The Land Trust

Forest Schools Volunteers, Kent High Weald Partnership

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Work Days advertised in the last week    

2 Community Work Days starting on 31/7/14 in Moss Valley Woodlands (Jordanthorpe) organised by Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust

22/9/14 Community Work Day – Frog Rescue at Sunnybank nature reserve (Broomhall) with Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust

Caring for God’s Acre run regular Churchyard Task Team days right through to October in the Midlands & South of England and in Wales.

Chat Moss Project runs work days throughout July & August in the Lancashire area, organised by The Wildlife Trusts Lancashire, Manchester & N Merseyside

Every Wednesday Staffordshire Wildlife Trust run a Churnet Valley Practical Conservation Workparty

First Tuesday of the month there is a Community Work Day at Wyming Brook (Lodge Moor) with Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust, further regular workdays are on the first Saturday & third Thursday of the month at Blacka Moor, second Monday of the month at Centenary Riverside (Rotherham), Second Thursday of the month at Blackburn Meadows (Rotherham) & the fourth Friday of the month in

Greno Woods (Grenoside)