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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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Reserve Managers

Permanent roles £21,100 p.a.

37 hours per week

Natural England Northumbria Area Team are recruiting two Reserve Managers for our National Nature Reserve: Castle Eden Dene NNR and Lindisfarne NNR. 


  • Closing Date: 18/03/2019
  • Location: Castle Eden Dene NNR and Lindisfarne NNR
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Ornithological Field Surveyors

(Salary – 19,000-21,000 depending on skills and experience)

We require two seasonal bird surveyors to be based in Scotland.

Applicants will be birders and will ideally have carried out bird surveys such as Vantage Points, Breeding Bird Survey and Raptor Surveys. It is however far more important to display a sound knowledge of birds both by sight and call as training in survey methods will be given.

The ideal candidate will also be willing to carry out bat surveys and mammal surveys as required.


  • Closing Date: 08/03/2019
  • Location: Scotland
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Tutor

Field Studies Council

Based at FSC Orielton, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire

Salary - £19,726 to £22,511 per annum (pro rata)

Contract Term - Fixed Term - April until September 2019

The post-holder will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All though first-hand experience’.  The post-holder 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.


  • Closing Date: 06/03/2019
  • Location: FSC Orielton, Pembroke, Pembrokeshire
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 18/02/2019

Schools on Reserves Learning Assistant - Loch Leven, RSPB

Event Volunteer - Cardiff, RSPB Cymru

Schools Outreach Volunteer - Cardiff, RSPB Cymru

Visitor Experience Assistant , RSPB

Volunteer Learning Assistant, RSPB Leighton Moss, RSPB

Welcome Volunteer, RSPB

Residential Volunteer Visitor Experience Intern, RSPB Leighton Moss, RSPB

Wildlife Trainee (Conservation) Warburg Nature Reserve, Oxfordshire, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Volunteer Ranger, The National Trust for Scotland

Volunteer Marine Programme Assistant, Community of Arran Seabed Trust (COAST)

Bradford Urban Discovery Project Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Trainee Countryside Ranger, Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust

Volunteer Conservation Traineeship, Durham Wildlife Trust

Chair of Board of Trustees, The Bat Conservation Trust

Cumbria Conservation Undergraduate Student Placement, Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Trainee Countryside Ranger, Teignbridge District Council

Water Quality Monitoring Volunteer, Blackdown Hills AONB

Community Outreach Lead Volunteer, Quantock & Blackdown Hills AONB

Marketing Assistant Internship Volunteer, Mires Beck Nursery

Administrative Assistant Internship Volunteer, Mires Beck Nursery

Volunteer Horticultural Therapy Assistant, Mires Beck Nursery

Conservation Volunteer, Mires Beck Nursery

Horticultural Health & Safety Administrator Volunteer, Mires Beck Nursery

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Assistant Ecologist

Envirotech NW Ltd currently has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Ecologist. You will be based in South Cumbria between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park. You will be involved in a varied portfolio of ecology work covering a range of habitats and Protected Species Surveys including bats, badgers, otters, amphibians, barn owls and White-clawed Crayfish. 

Envirotech provides ecological and land based consultancy services across both the public and private sector. We have a wide variety of different project types throughout the UK.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: South Cumbria
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Ranger

19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Woodbridge

Would you like to live on an island as part of your job? This is an extremely rare opportunity to live on Orford Ness as part of your role as the resident Ranger. 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: 10/03/2019
  • Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Project Officer - Flows to the Future Project

Location: Forsinard Flows, Highland

Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until 30 Sept 2019

Flows to the Future is an ambitious project that is restoring areas of blanket bog in the Flow Country and involving and connecting people everywhere with this special landscape. The blanket bog of the Flow Country is the best example of its type in the world and a candidate World Heritage Site.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Forsinard Flows, Highland
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Severn Curlew Project Officer

HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)

This is a fixed term contract for 9 months

WWT is a leader in threatened species recovery. We have recently reintroduced Eurasian cranes to Somerset, and they are now nesting in western Britain for the first time in 400 years. We are implementing a translocation programme for black-tailed godwits in eastern England.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Warden

Location: West Sussex

Full time, Permanent

Apply now for a unique wardening role at RSPB Pagham Harbour and Medmerry.  These internationally important nature reserves are situated side by side on the South Coast, and are at very different stages of development. This role offers an exciting opportunity for applicants with relevant experience to shape the future of these incredible places for nature.


  • Closing Date: 08/03/2019
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Senior Biodiversity and Planning Officer (Buckinghamshire)

Salary: £26,342 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week)

Based: College Lake Nature Reserve near Tring

We are looking for a passionate and committed person to join our biodiversity and planning team. The ideal candidate will be a strategic and detailed thinker who has a desire to help shape our landscape for the benefit of both people and wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: College Lake Nature Reserve near Tring
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Ranger

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Permanent, Full Time

Within the primary context of a Historic House’s Designed Landscape, the Ranger is responsible for: Public access to and interpretation of the grounds: Educational use of the grounds through a series of walks, talks, events and activities, and working with the Education Team; Conservation and maintenance work, both on their own and with volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Hopetoun House, South Queensferry
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Research Officer (Severn Curlew Project)

HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)

£21,826 - £22,975 pro rata

This is a fixed term 7 month contract

WWT is a leader in threatened species recovery. We have recently reintroduced Eurasian cranes to Somerset, and they are now nesting in western Britain for the first time in 400 years. We are implementing a translocation programme for black-tailed godwits in eastern England. Internationally, we lead the ground-breaking headstarting programme for the Critically Endangered spoon-billed sandpiper, and the reintroduction programme for the world’s rarest duck, the Madagascar pochard.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Warden

Location: Middleton Lakes

Salary: £22,073 - £23,912

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Do you want to work at a dynamic and exciting wetland with the potential to deliver first class habitat creation and visitor experience? We are looking for someone to thrive, succeed and play a vital role as our reserve moves into its next chapter.

A decade ago this reserve was a quarry, now it is full of wildlife. Every year we find new species which have colonised the site! For an inland nature reserve, we certainly punch above our weight!


  • Closing Date: 03/03/2019
  • Location: Middleton Lakes
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Bat Ecologist

EcoNorth delivers dynamic and challenging ecology consultancy across the UK and Ireland. 

We are looking for an experienced, licenced Bat Ecologist to join the team. Specifically, we are interested in hearing from those with a relevant degree, a minimum two years commercial ecological consultancy experience, a passion for bats and at least one years experience as an Ecological Clerk of Work.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Casual Bat Surveyor

Midland Ecology is looking to expand its team of bat surveyors to assist on dusk and dawn surveys from the beginning of May. Entry level position, full training provided.

You will ideally be located in the West Midlands as most of our work is within 60 minutes of our Sutton Coldfield office.

You must be available (and willing) to work antisocial hours including dawn surveys, which start 2 hours before sunrise.


  • Delete Date: 15/03/2019
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Ecologists and Senior Ecologists

Due to increasing workloads and ambitious growth plans, SLR is seeking Ecologists in Sheffield/Leeds/Shrewsbury/Worcester, as well as Senior Ecologists in Sheffield/Leeds.

Ecologists will undertake a wide variety of field survey work and related ecological assessments across a diverse range of projects. Senior Ecologists will add management of ecological projects, business development and mentoring more junior consultants to these field and reporting based activities


  • Delete Date: 14/03/2019
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Sheffield, Leeds and Worcester
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Door to Door Membership Recruiter

Location: Posts available throughout North Wales

Hours: 12-16 per week; flexible

Pay: £9.00ph plus Commission

Duration: Permanent, seasonal

North Wales Wildlife Trust are looking for people to join our membership recruitment team to spread the message about our work and sign up new supporters through simple, two-step door-to-door supporter recruitment – no pressure involved.


  • Delete Date: 14/03/2019
  • Location: Throughout North Wales
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Ranger

£22,401 - £27,358   plus London weighting

Bracknell Forest Council Parks & Countryside service is responsible for more than 300 hectares of green spaces, ranging from play areas and sports pitches to meadows and woodlands. An opportunity has arisen to join our existing Ranger team. This is a superb opportunity for an individual with enthusiasm, practical skills and experience in green space management to be part of the team responsible for co-ordinating and implementing the management and maintenance of countryside sites, rights of way and nature reserves. 


  • Closing Date: 08/03/2019
  • Location: Bracknell
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Casual Education Ranger

Employment is on an “as and when required” basis at a rate of £13.50 per hour.

The Hampstead Heath Education Centre is seeking hardworking, passionate and knowledgeable educators to join their dedicated team to deliver high quality, outdoor, curriculum linked school sessions on Hampstead Heath and in Golders Hill Park. We are looking for creative educators who can engage children with the unique character of the Heath through their real passion for the natural world. As an Education Ranger, you will be part of a team who aim to encourage children to discover and explore the outdoors with confidence.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Hampstead Heath Education Centre
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Livestock Ranger

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Weekly hours - 8.00am to 4.30pm Tuesday to Saturday

Salary – depending on experience £17,500-£18,500

Duties to be carried out as part of this permanent role will include the daily welfare of our rare breed livestock, the continued restoration and maintenance of areas of historic, amenity woodland, the conservation and enhancement of our native flora and fauna, while sustaining and improving our visitors’ appreciation and understanding of all elements of Heligan Estate.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: St.Austell, Cornwall
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Temporary Assistant Ranger

36 Hrs/Week

West Sands, St Andrews & Fife wide.

Salary: £19,297 to £21,399

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust is an environmental charity which delivers a range of Countryside services on behalf of Fife Council. We are seeking Temporary Assistant Countryside Rangers to support and work alongside our Countryside Ranger Team. Working primarily in the West Sands, St Andrews but will include working Fife wide. They will help to manage the West Sands area and other associated sites as required. The majority of the work focuses on dealing with site management, visitors, the local community and educational groups, although the range of work is diverse.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: West Sands, St Andrews & Fife wide.
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Assistant Ecologist

Salary: £17,826 plus 5% pension

Devon Wildlife Trust is a successful and dynamic charity with a commercial arm, which includes Devon Wildlife Consultants (DWC). DWC are looking for two Assistant Ecologists with a positive outlook to join our friendly and close-knit team. We have two posts available; one is a full-time permanent post and the other is a part-time (2 to 3 days per week) seasonal role.

This is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door with an experienced consultancy and kick start your career in ecological consultancy!


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Devon
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Ecological Contractor

(Part-time fixed term with a possibility of full time post / extension)

Salary £20,500 PA pro rata

Bristol

Exciting opportunity to deliver ecological mitigation protects and to gain a broad range of experience within an ecological consultancy. Practical tasks may include sensitive vegetation clearance; habitat creation and enhancement for protected species and habitats; installing wildlife fencing; planting native trees, shrubs and plants; installing new artificial badger setts, otter holts, bird and bat boxes etc; management and maintenance of tools and equipment.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Apprentice Supervisor

Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership

Based at Tebay (TBC), Cumbria

Fixed Term – until 31 March 2023

Full-time – 37 hours a week

Band D - £22,462 to £28,786 per annum

We are looking for someone to manage and supervise the Landscape Partnership’s apprentice team, working with a wide range of partner organisations, land managers, rangers and scheme staff. You will provide direct line management for two teams of up to four apprentices running consecutively and supervise a wide range of practical tasks, ensuring the highest standards of quality is achieved in all duties carried out.


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Based at Tebay (TBC), Cumbria
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Ecologist

Full time, permanent role

Over the last decade, Avian Ecology has earned a reputation for professional excellence, delivering consultancy services to the highest of standards on projects of all scales across the UK. Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse and challenging.

The successful candidate will provide support for our on-going work. Duties will include fieldwork, data management and report writing, and there will be opportunities to develop field skills, project management and client liaison in a busy consultancy environment.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Lower Stretton (near Warrington)
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Seasonal Ecologist

The role will be initially on a six month contract.

Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse and challenging.

We are a team of friendly, enthusiastic and passionate ecologists and we offer a strong remuneration package in a vibrant and flexible working environment. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest calibre of personnel and providing them with an opportunity to flourish in an environment where excellence, progression and development is encouraged, supported and rewarded.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Lower Stretton (near Warrington)
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Full time, permanent role

In response to our continuing success, Avian Ecology is looking for an experienced ecologist to join our skilled team, based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office.

As a Senior Ecologist you will lead your own projects and also work as part of larger teams providing ecological advice across a range of sectors including renewables, infrastructure, minerals and large scale commercial developments.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Lower Stretton (near Warrington)
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Rockingham Forest Community Engagement Officer

Part-time 0.6fte (22 hours 12 minutes) per week

Fixed term contract to 28 February 2021

£24,307 - £28,083 pa pro-rata (dependent on experience) plus 5% pension contribution

Do you want to be a part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a £6.6million National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations. We have built a team of enthusiastic and experienced people across the partnership leading innovative conservation work and inspiring the nation to discover, value and act for threatened species. A new opportunity has arisen to join this team on our Roots of Rockingham project in Northamptonshire, working on a range of species from bats and orchids to adders and butterflies.


  • Closing Date: 06/03/2019
  • Location: Northamptonshire
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Nature Reserves Assistant

Salary: £19,600 p.a. plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Would you like to play a part in creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone? Would you like to use your conservation skills to deliver events and activities to help habitat management and engage with local communities?

If so, we are looking for an energetic and inspiring Nature Reserves Assistant to join our North Team. You will use your skills and knowledge in conservation and ecology for habitat management and assist with management of livestock.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: York
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Parks and Green Spaces Officer

Full Time - 37 hours per week, Salary up to £27,358 per annum.

Wychavon District Council have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced individual to join the dedicated Parks and Green Space team within Client Services based in Pershore. You will support with the management of parks including 5 which hold Green Flag Awards as well as managing standard public open spaces and verges.


  • Closing Date: 10/03/2019
  • Location: Pershore
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Plant Operator/Senior plant Operator

Five Rivers is a forward-thinking company, and we offer a vast amount of experience in environmental consulting and management works. Within the operations team we have both permanent staff and subcontractors. You will be joining a staff of 30 covering all areas of the UK, with a direct focus on delivering major environmental improvement projects. You will be responsible for the delivery of projects under the direct management of our site foreman and managers.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Woodford valley, Wiltshire
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Site Technician/Senior Site Technician

Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd is a specialist environmental contracting company with a head office located in the Woodford valley, Wiltshire. Founded in 1994, we have over 25 years of experience dedicated to nature conservation and habitat creation, restoration and management, particularly on environmentally sensitive and challenging sites. Due to our continuous and rapid growth we have an exciting opportunity available.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Woodford valley, Wiltshire
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Conservation and Environment Officer

Salary: £18,798 pa - Fixed Term Maternity Cover

Location: Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent.

We are looking to appoint a Conservation and Environment Officer to cover maternity leave.  You will lead in the maintenance of the environmental conservation advising the Farm & Attraction Manager accordingly and take a hands-on approach with associated tasks.  


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Recreation Forest Craftspeople x 2

Salary £20,345 - £21,525

Full Time

Would you like to make a positive difference to your local environment and the forest? Do you enjoy the outdoors and working with the public?Are you a practical, handy person who works well as part of a team? If so then read on, as this could be the role for you!

Moors Valley Country Park and Forest is an award-winning attraction with more than 750,000 visitors annually enjoying its forest walks and bike rides, innovative forest play structures, Tree Top Trail, steam railway, Go Ape and Segways.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Moors Valley Country Park and Forest
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Colne Valley Rivers and Wetlands Officer

£24,444 - £27,783 plus 7% pension

Fixed term contract until 31 December 2021 (with possible extension).

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to create a Living Landscape rich in wildlife, for everyone. We’re looking for someone to make the wetlands of the Colne Valley a better place for wildlife and to prevent water voles from becoming extinct. The post holder will be responsible for managing this project which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and forms part of the wider project, “The Colne Valley – A Landscape on the Edge.”


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 12/02/2019
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Admin Assistant (Conservation Team)

Barn Owl Trust

Salary £18,154

This is an office-based position (in a rural location near Ashburton, Devon) providing administration support for our small conservation team. Roles include organising training courses, full engagement with social media, personally assisting the Head of Conservation, and supporting others.


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Ashburton, Devon
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Assistant Fishery Officer

Annual salary equivalent of £18,500 per annum

Six months, commencing March/April 2019

This post would be ideal for someone wanting to take their first steps in a fishery management career. The successful candidate will be required to assist with wide ranging fishery management and protection duties across the Dee District.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Lead Ranger

£28,104 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 14/03/21)

Wasdale

We are looking for an experienced Lead Ranger to manage one of the most beautiful countryside portfolios in the National Trust – the West Lakes, Cumbria. There are huge opportunities here balancing conservation, cultural landscape, estate maintenance, relationships with farmers and visitor engagement; which is both challenging and rewarding.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Wasdale
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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HQ Manager

Contract Duration: initially 7 months, 1st April - 31st October 2019, with the potential to extend.

Working Hours: 5 days per week (40 hours), some weekend working.

Pay: Pro-rata £20, 000

A brilliant opportunity for an organised professional to work with and help build our local bird conservation and education charity. The role is to focus on management of the engagement centre-style Headquarters and associated staff, volunteers, events and event bookings. There will be opportunities to learn about the important bird-life of Poole Harbour, and to take part in outreach and conservation projects.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Poole Harbour
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Local Fundraiser

The role requires a commitment of around 15 hours a week, primarily during weekday evenings.

Can you help us find new members and much-needed funding that will allow us to continue our vital work?

Following the tried and tested 'Soft Approach' formula, this post involves walking around the more prosperous streets in your local area (and beyond), asking residents a simple yes/no question, and leaving information booklets about the Lancashire Wildlife Trust with interested people.


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Lancashire
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Funding Development Officer

Based at Yoredale, Bainbridge

Fixed term contract for 9 months

Part time – 21 hours a week

Band D - £22,462 - £28,786 per annum, pro rata

Are you passionate about wildlife? Do you have a broad understanding of the challenges of upland land management? Do you want to be part of a major new project addressing conservation concerns for one of our most important but vulnerable UK species, the curlew? Do you have experience working in partnership and developing and securing funding for major projects?


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Yoredale, Bainbridge
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Facilities Management Apprenticeship

Trust MGT

Head Office, Tarporley

A superb opportunity is now available for a new team member to join our Estates Department. This is an excellent prospect for an enthusiastic individual who would like to start a career in Estate Management. You will gain a nationally recognised qualification and valuable on the job experience.


  • Delete Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Head Office, Tarporley
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Seasonal Field Worker / Seasonal Ecologist

Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services Limited

Salary: From £17,000 per annum depending on experience

Location: Wareham, Dorset

We are looking for seasonal ecologists to join our team to assist us with a range of ecological survey work between April and October 2019. A typical week will include planning and preparing for surveys, undertaking Phase 1 habitat and Phase 2 species surveys, reporting and analysis of recorded data. The work will be full time 37.5 hours per week for a fixed six month period.


  • Closing Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Wareham, Dorset
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Seasonal Rangers

Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA146TJ

40 hours per week (some weekend work may be required)

Salary £65 per day.

Finlaystone Estate is based by the Clyde near Langbank and is open to the public who enjoy the woodlands, play areas, formal gardens and tea room. A lot of school groups visit in the summer and many events are laid on for visitors. Up to three seasonal rangers are required to help during the busy summer season.


  • Delete Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA14 6TJ
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Communities Outreach Officer- Heathlands Reunited

Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst

Salary: £26,892 to £28,849

Hours: 30 to 37 hours per week – to be negotiated

Type of post: Fixed Term - 18 Months (job share will be considered)

The Heathlands Reunited project (HeRe), led by the South Downs National Park Authority, aims to expand, create new and improve existing heathland to cover an area greater than 1,200 football pitches. Heathland covers just one per cent of the South Downs National Park, mostly separated into ‘islands’ where isolated plants and animals are far more vulnerable to local extinction.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Ranger Volunteer Coordinator

37 hours per week

Salary: £18,672 - £20,541 per annum

The Mendip Hills AONB Unit works to conserve and enhance the nationally designated landscape. The Unit produces and guides the delivery of the statutory management plan, comments on planning applications, runs projects and is assisted by volunteers including Rangers, practical task volunteers, and Young Rangers.


  • Closing Date: 27/02/2019
  • Location: Mendip Hills
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 11/02/2019

Wildlife Trainees (Education) Berkshire x3, Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Publicity Officer, West Kent Downs Countryside Trust

Usk To Wye Grassland Conservation Trainee, Gwent Wildlife Trust

Reserves Volunteer, WWT

Inspiring People Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Natural Wellbeing Trainee, Cheshire Wildlife Trust

Wildlife Trainee (Community) Nature Discovery Centre, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Conservation HQ: Conservation Science Placement , WWT

Trainee Country Park Ranger/Gardener, Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust

Horticultural Therapy Volunteer, Ryton Organic Gardens

Volunteer Farm Tutor, Hillcrescent Farm

Volunteers, Scottish Natural Heritage

Practical Conservation Volunteers, Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Events & Engagement Volunteers , Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Youth Engagement Volunteers , Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Living Seas Wales Volunteer , The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Jaguar Care & Maintenance, Volunteer Latin America

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Seasonal Field Surveyors

Salary: Commensurate with experience Location: Warwickshire (home-based considered)

Hours: Full time/part time/flexible – all options considered

Position type: Fixed term April-Sept (a start in May will be considered)

We are recruiting for junior roles this year!

As we’re approaching the 2019 survey season, we are looking to recruit at least one full-time Seasonal Field Surveyor. Ideally this fixed term contract would be full-time and cover the months April-September, but we will also consider contracts starting in May and reduced hours or job sharing.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Warwickshire (home-based considered)
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Senior/Principal Ecologist

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Location: Warwickshire (home-based considered)

Hours: Full time/part time/flexible – all options considered

Position type: Permanent

Ecolocation are looking to recruit a permanent Senior Ecologist or Principal Ecologist position with a specialism in bats, starting as soon as possible. We are very happy to consider full time or part-time hours as well as flexible working; what we’re really keen on is for you to be the right person for the job with the right skills to complement our existing team.


  • Closing Date: 21/02/2019
  • Location: Warwickshire (home-based considered)
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Biodiversity Ranger

Permanent, full-time

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and organised person with a keen interest in biodiversity to lead on our practical habitat management works across the borough.

This is very much a hands on practical position but there is also a small amount of IT skills required to carry out the role. The borough of Basingstoke and Deane has a range of wildlife-rich habitats including ancient woodlands, calcareous grasslands and heathland.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Administrator - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at: £17,276 - £18,716 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Until December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives. If you have the skills, experience and competencies to deliver this kind of work, we would love to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Engagement Officer

Salary £24,000 per annum

Based at Durham Wildlife Trust’s Head Office: Rainton Meadows, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 6PU

The Durham Wildlife Trust area covers a wide diversity of rich wildlife habitats and local communities passionate about the area in which they live, play and work.

In the role of Engagement Officer with Durham Wildlife Trust you will be responsible for developing and delivering the Trust’s engagement activities. Connecting communities with the natural environment and encouraging positive action.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Rainton Meadows, Houghton-le-Spring
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Communications and Involvement Manager - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at: £25,463 - £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Until 31 December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives. If you have the skills, experience and competencies to deliver this kind of work, we would love to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Reserves Officer West

Reserves Officer West

Salary £19,000 pa

1 year fixed term contract (potential extension subject to funding)

We are looking for for an officer level position in the Land Management Team that will help deliver the day to day practical management of the Trust’s nature reserves, including assisting with livestock husbandry duties in the region when required.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Learning Assistant

Location: Southern West Sussex

Salary starting at: £16,504 - £17,880 per annum, pro rata

Hours: Part time, 18 hours per week

Contract: 1 April - 19 July

Are you looking to get some quality experience with Europe's largest conservation charity, engaging with young people and delivering environmental education? Do you fancy spending a few months working in a fantastic place, with fantastic people - seeing things you'd never normally see?


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Southern West Sussex
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Monitoring Officer - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Glenmore / Strathspey

Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until December 2023

The Monitoring Officer will play an important role in delivering the programme of monitoring and management trials that supports restoration goals, as part of a core science team including science staff from the partner organisations.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Glenmore / Strathspey
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Delivery Manager - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at £25,463 - £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Conservation Officer

Status: Full-time, permanent

Salary: £23,862.50 pa

Location: covers Bedfordshire

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to join the Wider Countryside team who takes the lead with the Trust’s advisory and advocacy work. We are in the fore front of delivery of our priority Living Landscape schemes, responsible for providing nature conservation advice to landowners, public bodies and individual members of the public, undertaking surveys, working with local communities on local conservation projects and supporting the high quality management of our nature reserves.


  • Closing Date: 10/03/2019
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Agricultural Officers

Various Locations

£24,580 - £27,515

Whether you’re checking livestock, inspecting crops, helping farmers access our schemes or protecting the environment, this is a real opportunity to put your experience to good use. What’s more, you’ll get closer to Scotland’s agricultural community, enjoying fresh challenges and our great outdoors along the way.


  • Closing Date: 19/02/2019
  • Location: Various Locations
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Forest Ranger

Type: Full time. Permanent

Salary: £23,358 - £24,303 PA

Location(s): Hainault Forest IG7 4QN, London Borough of Redbridge

A permanent placement will be available from February 2019, to join a highly motivated and skilled team within Hainault Forest, part of the parks and open spaces division. Duties will be focused on practical outdoor countryside and forestry management tasks, including management of the Forests valuable ecological habitats (including the sites SSSI woodland), leading volunteer task days and small/medium events.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Hainault Forest IG7 4QN, London Borough of Redbridge
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Community Wildlife Officer (Oxon)

Salary: £21,500 per annum

Contract: Permanent (35 hours per week)

Based in Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon 

As Community Wildlife Officer you will work within the Oxfordshire Community Wildlife Team to provide advice and inspiration to individuals, local groups and other stakeholders to enable them to take action for wildlife. This is an exciting opportunity to work on both urban parks and rural nature reserves working with a wide variety of people and wildlife habitats.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay, Abingdon
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Invasive Species Officer

The position is for a six-month fixed term contract, starting Mar/April 2019, with an annual salary equivalent of £20,000 per annum.

The work will include helping to develop and maintain a volunteer network for controlling invasive species, including training, organising, leading and motivating volunteers. Various means of communications will be involved to liaise with volunteers, raise awareness and report on progress. The post holder will also carry out the control work and project reporting.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Mill of Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Groundsperson

GreenAcres Epping Forest, North Weald, Essex 

Full-time / 37.5 hours per week / 8am-4pm Mon-Fri 

Permanent / £19,000 pa basic + additional £1000 pa for Grave Digging

For over twenty years GreenAcres has offered excellent customer service in beautiful natural settings, providing meaningful funeral services and celebrations at our ceremonial parks across the UK. We are currently looking to expand the Grounds Team at our Epping Forest site; we are looking for someone with great practical skills to help in maintaining the park landscape and helping to provide our customers with professional funeral and event services.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: North Weald, Essex
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Administrative Officer

The National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Salary: £19,000 pro rata

Hours: Part-Time 15 hours per week flexibly distributed.

Location: Home-based

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) are some of the nation’s most cherished landscapes.  From the uplands and remote villages of the North Pennines, though the chalk grasslands and beech woodlands of the Chilterns, to the cliffs and fishing villages of Cornwall; all are different; all are special. We are looking for an Administrative Officer to provide an administrative support function to the national team and its board of trustees.


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Home Based
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Commercial Properties Manager

North York Moors National Park Authority

3 year fixed term contract

£25,295 - £27,905 (with potential progression to £31,371)

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our team and make a real contribution to both our income and enabling our visitors to enjoy the National Park. You will maintain and develop the operation of National Park Authority car park sites to optimise income generation whilst providing excellent customer service in keeping with the Authority’s values.


  • Closing Date: 07/03/2019
  • Location: North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels: Monitoring and Control Officer North East

Scottish Wildlife Trust

£17,595 per annum

35 hours per week

Home-based:  location flexible within or near Aberdeen

Fixed term for two years

We are now recruiting a Monitoring and Control Officer to carry out grey squirrel monitoring and control to a targeted programme aimed at progressively reducing the grey squirrel population in Aberdeenshire, allowing red squirrels to continue to re-colonise their former range. This will be an interesting post with opportunities to develop innovative approaches to both our monitoring and our trapping methods.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Home-based: location flexible within or near Aberdeen
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Seasonal Visitor Centre Assistant

Scottish Wildlife Trust

(Fixed term contract for 7 months)

28 hours per week for 5 months (Apr-Aug), then
21 per week hours for 2 months (Sep-Oct)

£16,380 pro rata

Loch of the Lowes, Dunkeld

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to provide a first class customer care service at our flagship Visitor Centre throughout our busy osprey breeding season.


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Loch of the Lowes, Dunkeld
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Grey Squirrel Officer (Seasonal)

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Seasonal post March to mid-August 2019

£17,250 p.a.

Location: Home based Comrie to Methven area, Tayside.

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels - Developing Community Action (SSRS-DCA) is a project to secure the long-term future of red squirrels in Scotland by building capacity among communities of volunteers and land managers to take on some of the essential protection measures required to protect the red squirrels in key areas.

As part of this programme we are looking for a self-starter with a love of outdoor working who is experienced in grey squirrel control work and enjoys interacting with the public, to fill a new seasonal Grey Squirrel Officer post.


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Home based Comrie to Methven area, Tayside
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Seasonal Assistant Stockperson

35 hours per week

April to October inclusive

The Trust is seeking an enthusiastic, practical, flexible and highly motivated person to assist the farming team in the day to day husbandry and welfare of cattle, goats, ponies and sheep by regular inspection of the animals on the conservation sites and farms grazed through the summer months (1st April to 31st October).


  • Closing Date: 27/02/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Principal Officer - Countryside Access

Location: Oxford

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £37,107 - £43,757 per annum

Oxfordshire’s countryside is a hugely valuable resource and we’re looking for an experienced countryside access professional to lead the discipline for the authority.

We are looking for a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and dynamic countryside access professional who understands the importance of the public rights of way network in a broader strategic context and has an applied technical and legal knowledge with a proven record of achievement.


  • Closing Date: 03/03/2019
  • Location: Oxford
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Visitor Development and Marketing Assistant

North York Moors National Park Authority

£25.2K – £27.9K with potential progression to £31.3K

We are working hard to raise the profile of the North York Moors and need a talented and enthusiastic person to work on this with us.

You’ll support our marketing activities, liaising with tourism businesses and other networks to deliver the Authority’s tourism initiatives aim at raising the National Park’s profile.


  • Closing Date: 26/02/2019
  • Location: Helmsley, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Head of Polyhalite Projects

North York Moors National Park Authority

£36.8k- £39.7k pa with potential progression to £43.6k

Helmsley

A unique opportunity for a skilled and ambitious project manager. You’ll take responsibility for the delivery of projects of significant economic and environmental value to help to reduce the adverse impact of the Woodsmith Mine development near Whitby.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Helmsley, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Estate Manager, Sheldon

  • Closing Date: 09/03/2019
  • Location: Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Volunteering & Community Involvement Officer

£14,025 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw to 31/12/19)

Bridport

Ref: IRC75860

Working in some of the nation’s stunning wild places, you will inspire, support and engage local communities and schools in the hillforts on their doorstep. North and West Dorset is an eclectic mix of dispersed places, all wonderful and beautiful in their own right, and includes Hambledon Hill and Hod Hill, and the hillforts of the Marshwood Vale, which are nationally known for their wildlife and nature value.


  • Closing Date: 20/02/2019
  • Location: Bridport, Dorset
  • Posted: 05/02/2019
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Park Manager x 3

2 x permanent and 1 x fixed term,

2 x full time and 1 x part time

Salary – Up to £33,000 per annum (pro rata for part time)

Cudmore and Danbury / Belhus and Weald / Great Notley county parks

Responsible for developing new approaches, leading on a variety of different projects and the operational running of the site and its facilities, ensuring parks are a safe and clean environment for park visitors and users, management of the land to enhance its nature conversation, habitat management, landscape, historic, recreational and amenity value as appropriate.


  • Closing Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Essex
  • Posted: 05/02/2019
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Maintenance Ranger

North York Moors National Park Authority

£8,034 - £9,081 (15 hours/week) with potential progression to £10,322                     

Sawmill Lane Depot, Helmsley

We have a fantastically rare opportunity for the right person to join our ranger team and make a real difference working on our own property and on the public rights of way network within the National Park.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Sawmill Lane Depot, Helmsley
  • Posted: 05/02/2019
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Grounds Manager

A rare opportunity has arisen to work with one of the country’s leading Independent Schools as Grounds Manager, working across 3 sites in Hampshire.

The role is to maintain and improve the grounds and gardens to the highest possible standards which includes all sports pitches, cricket squares, games playing surfaces, all weather surfaces, formal garden areas, paths and drives.

Reporting to the Estates Bursar on a day to day basis, you will ensure the most effective and efficient use of time and resources, including the management of a team of 3 assistants.


  • Delete Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Livestock Manager

£24,121 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 24 months)

Stafford

Our pedigree Longhorn herd and Southdown flock are part of the history of Shugborough and a vital resource in delivering our conservation outcomes for the estate. They are also loved by our visitors; lambing and calving are seasonal highlights and take place in full view of the public. As Livestock Manager you will be responsible for all elements of our livestock operation: managing breeding programmes, maintaining high standards of animal welfare and compliance, and managing grazing to get the best for nature.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Stafford
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Volunteer Coordinator - Biodiversity Engagement

Location: Lyndhurst, Hampshire or Alice Holt Forest near Farnham

Salary: £23,678 - £25002 pro rata

Fixed term until end March 2020 with possible extension or permanency

37 hours per week.

The Forestry Commission are looking for a creative, dynamic and highly-organised person to engage new and existing volunteers to help celebrate its centenary in 2019

South England Forest District manages some 46,000 hectares of the public forest estate across West Sussex, Surrey, Berkshire, Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Dorset & South Wiltshire.


  • Closing Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Lyndhurst, Hampshire or Alice Holt Forest near Farnham
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Falkirk Ranger

Status: Full-time, permanent position

Salary:  £18,300 pa

Location: Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth

We are looking for an outstanding individual to run our flagship Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre; this post carries a significant level of responsibility and offers great potential for the right person to make a real impact.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Estate Worker/Groundsman

Log House Holidays

Initial 5 year contract

Full or 4/5 time. Flexible working possible.

Starting Pay: £10 per hour

Work on a family run 130 acre nature reserve and lake in the Cotswold Water Park with 8 luxury holiday cabins. Our cabins changeover every Monday and Friday throughout the year. On these days, work includes maintenance jobs around the cabins and estate management tasks such as mowing, strimming, wild flower establishment and log cutting / tree work. 


  • Delete Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Poole Keynes, Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 04/02/2019

Education, Families and Youth Volunteer Intern, RSPB - East England

Wildlife Trainees (Conservation) West Berkshire x2, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Wildlife Trainees (Conservation) North Buckinghamshire x2, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Sustrans Schools Cycling Volunteers - I Bike Scotland, Sustrans Scotland

Volunteer Park Ranger , St Nicks

Assistant Ranger, National Trust for Scotland

Trustee, Vincent Wildlife Trust

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All Volunteer Adverts Here

Seasonal Assistant Ranger

Based at Frensham Common

Weekends & Bank Holidays starting on 6 April 2019 to the 26 October 2019

Based at Frensham Common, you will assist countryside ranger staff in the management of the common during weekends and bank holidays to October 2019.

Duties: Maintain a presence around the site during busy periods; Carry out parking attendant duties. Assist in enforcing byelaws; Assist with site management and maintenance.


  • Closing Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Frensham Common, Surrey
  • Posted: 01/02/2019
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Grounds Manager

£23,866 – £25,463pa

The post is permanent and full time

This is an exciting opportunity combining managing the Town Council’s amenity land with hands-on work including general grounds maintenance and basic machinery maintenance. Ilminster is a small, market town in South Somerset with well used and appreciated amenity land in the heart of the town. The main recreation area is home to thriving Cricket and Football Clubs and adjacent to Herne Hill - a Local Nature Reserve; in addition there are some smaller recs with children’s play areas and a cemetery as well as some small floral displays to maintain.


  • Closing Date: 21/02/2019
  • Location: Ilminster, Somerset
  • Posted: 01/02/2019
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Osprey Project Assistant x 2

Duration: 3 months, 1st July –30th Sept 2019

Working Hours: Full-time (40 hours per week) including weekend, early morning and evening hours.

Pay: Pro-rata £17, 000

Birds of Poole Harbour was founded in 2013 with three key objectives in place; to educate and promote bird conservation, preservation and observation in and around the Poole Harbour area. An exceptional opportunity for a keen conservationist to get experience on a landmark Osprey translocation project in Poole Harbour. The role will include husbandry and monitoring of translocated chicks pre and post release.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Poole Harbour
  • Posted: 01/02/2019
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Grounds Operative - Ecology

Job Type: Permanent
Job Hours: Full-time
Salary: £20,088 - £23,111 per year +

We have an exciting opportunity for a practical conservationist to join the Environment and Ecology Team which is responsible for managing the city’s natural green spaces and encouraging people to visit and enjoy the outdoors.


  • Closing Date: 26/02/2019
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Posted: 31/01/2019
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Seasonal Education Officer

Lymington, Hampshire

Maternity cover from April to October 2019

£25,644 - £31,044 per annum pro-rata

30 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our 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: 19/02/2019
  • Location: Lymington, Hampshire
  • Posted: 31/01/2019
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NIA Advisory Officer (Culm)

Salary: £21,643pa pro rata (pay award pending), plus 5% pension

This is a part-time (22.5 hours per week), fixed term appointment until September 2020, based at DWT’s Cookworthy office in North Devon. 

Devon Wildlife Trust is currently recruiting a part time Advisory Officer to work on our Culm Grassland Natural Flood Management Project. The postholder will work with individual land managers to restore and create wet grassland to help reduce flood risk across Northern Devon. 


  • Closing Date: 19/02/2019
  • Location: Cookworthy, North Devon
  • Posted: 31/01/2019
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Countryside Team Operative - Exeter

Salary - minimum £8.20 per hr.

Full Time 40hr week.

Working with our Exeter Countryside teams, you will be required to support our clients undertaking a variety of estate work ranging from fencing, vegetation management, invasive weed control, tree planting etc.


  • Closing Date: 21/02/2019 updated
  • Location: Clyst St Mary, Exeter
  • Posted: 31/01/2019
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Learning Assistant

£20,345 (pro-rata) - £21,525 (pro-rata)

Cranbrook, South East, TN17 2SL

The learning assistant role is essential to the day-to-day delivery of our learning activities at Bedgebury. These activities are fundamental in enabling us to communicate our key messages to different audiences. The post holder will support the smooth running of our learning services, working alongside the rest of the learning team, and ensure compliance with Forestry Commission policy, legislation and best practice so that all participants have a safe, enjoyable and engaging learning experience appropriate to their needs.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Cranbrook, South East
  • Posted: 31/01/2019
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Instructor – Agriculture

37 hours per week

£21,195 - £25,321 (dependent upon qualifications and including a market supplement)

We are seeking a full time instructor keen who can instruct learners in livestock and animal husbandry particularly with cattle, sheep and pigs, the use of farm machinery particularly tractor driving, estate skills (e.g. fencing) and machinery maintenance would be an advantage.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Sparsholt campus, Hampshire
  • Posted: 31/01/2019
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Project Manager

£32,682 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Hebden Bridge

Would you like to work in an exciting partnership delivering Natural Flood Management (NFM) and woodland creation at a catchment scale? This ambitious project also marks the start of a joint, long-term partnership, between the National Trust and Yorkshire Water - the opportunities to extend this project over the wider Colne, Holme and Calder catchments are endless.


  • Closing Date: 20/02/2019
  • Location: Hebden Bridge
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Client Project Manager

Permanent, Full Time 36 hours p/w

Land Trust Head Office, Birchwood, Warrington

£40,000 pa

The Client Property Manager will work closely with the Director of Portfolio Management, Finance and Communications partners, Business Development Managers, and Estate Managers. This role is both client facing and contractor/partner facing to ensure the phased transfer of land is coordinated and managed.


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Land Trust Head Office, Birchwood, Warrington
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Green Angels Project Officer

Fixed term contract to December 2020 (with potential for 3 year extension)

Hassall Green, Sandbach, Cheshire                   

£20,800 pa for a 4 day week

The Green Angels Project Officer will develop a programme of educational activities at the Trust’s site at Hassall Green, working directly with the Green Angels Project Manager and other colleagues to ensure that the project is fully integrated in the Trust’s operations.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Hassall Green, Sandbach, Cheshire
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Estates Officer South East

Permanent, Full Time 36 hours p/w

Working from the Land Trust Chelmsford Office

£25,000 DoE

The Land Trust is an independent charity dedicated to the management of green spaces for community benefit.  We are responsible for the management of around 64 sites (2400 hectares of land) across the UK, including urban parks, designated nature reserves and listed buildings. 


  • Closing Date: 20/02/2019
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Community Engagement Assistant

Fixed Term for 2 years

Part Time (2.5 days per week)

Birchwood, Warrington

£20,000 pa (pro rata to 2.5 days per week)

The Community Engagement Assistant is a new role to assist with the delivery of teaching events to children. Working with volunteers and community groups on the Land Trust sites, will involve working with landscape contractors and external training providers.


  • Closing Date: 20/02/2019
  • Location: Birchwood, Warrington
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Arboricultural Consultant

(Manchester, London, Cotswolds, Birmingham) 

Salary: Dependant on experience

Tyler Grange is a leading UK environmental planning consultancy specialising in Landscape Planning, Ecology and Arboriculture. TG have experience in working to secure planning consent by way of assessment and design inputs across a wide range of sectors including residential, commercial, education, transport and energy proposals.


  • Delete Date: 27/02/2019
  • Location: Manchester, London, Cotswolds, Birmingham
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Assistant Access & Recreation Officer

Grade 4: £21,074 - £25,463 pro rata      

Part time: 29.6 hours per week

1 year fixed-term contract

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team, supporting the Authority’s work on visitor and recreation management. This varied role includes administering systems for visitor management and for public rights of way, liaison with recreational event organisers, farmers, landowners and other interested parties, and supporting the delivery of access and visitor management projects.


  • Closing Date: 21/02/2019
  • Location: Bovey Tracey, Devon
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Senior Site Manager

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Salary: Starting at £34,643 to £37,530 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a proven leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to lead and develop the reserve's management team to effectively deliver RSPB objectives.


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Head Gardener

Salary: £24,000 F/T

The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust seeks a Head Gardener to manage the Neverland Discovery Garden at the National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling in Dumfries, Scotland which is due to open in May 2019.  


  • Closing Date: 21/02/2019
  • Location: Dumfries
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Countryside and Conservation Team Manager, Newport City Council

  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Newport
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Arboricultural Consultant

Full-time, Permanent

Salary: Competitive

First Ecology is the environmental consulting subsidiary of the Somerset Wildlife Trust and is committed to upholding best practice standards whilst also achieving pragmatic project outcomes. We have established a broad client base which extends across public, private and commercial sectors and provides technical advice and support on development, research, conservation and management schemes across the UK. We are now seeking an arboricultural consultant to join the team and diversify the services we offer.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Somerset
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Education Team Leader

Field Studies Council

FSC Preston Montford, Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Salary – £28,053 - £32,013 per annum.

Contract Term – Permanent

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’.


  • Closing Date: 19/02/2019
  • Location: FSC Preston Montford, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Posted: 29/01/2019
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Catch My Drift Project Assistant

Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Salary £16,305-£19,184

Full Time - 12 month fixed term contract Apr 2019 - Mar 2020

Based at Hauxley Nature Reserve, just south of Amble in Northumberland

The Project Assistant will lead on public engagement on the development of the project, through both informal on site liaison and structured events and activities. The successful candidate will be joining a team of committed, hardworking and enthusiastic colleagues.


  • Closing Date: 27/02/2019
  • Location: Amble, Northumberland
  • Posted: 29/01/2019
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Outdoor Woodland Learning - Intern Opportunities

An age related minimum wage will be payable.

Spring/Summer 2019 – 6 months, part time

Do you love the outdoors and want to shout about it?? Do you want to turn your environmental degree theory into practical activity? We are looking to take on two interns to train in the delivery of both formal and informal outdoor education sessions.  We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the outdoors, the natural world and an interest in working with children of all ages.

Do you love the outdoors and want to shout about it??

 

Do you want to turn your environmental degree theory into practical activity?

 

We are looking to take on two interns to train in the delivery of both formal and informal outdoor education sessions.  We are looking for enthusiastic individuals with a passion for the outdoors, the natural world and an interest in working with children of all ages.

  • Closing Date: 26/02/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 29/01/2019
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Ranger

£11,166 pa

Fixed Term p/t (19 hrs pw to 27/10/19)

London

Thriving Morden Hall Park is a tranquil former deer park at the heart of the community, offering a variety of family-friendly activities, concerts and workshops. If you are creative, sociable and have great customer service skills, Morden Hall Park’s team would love to hear from you.  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.


  • Closing Date: 20/02/2019
  • Location: Morden Hall Park, London
  • Posted: 29/01/2019
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Ranger Service Administration Officer

Based at Colvend, Grassington (other options may be considered)

Full-time – 37 hours a week

Band E - £19,171 to £21,589 per annum (from 1 April 2019).

Are you a skilled and experienced administrator who would welcome the opportunity to help look after the Yorkshire Dales National Park?

We are looking for someone to provide administrative support to the Head of Ranger Services and the Ranger Services team in general.


  • Closing Date: 21/02/2019
  • Location: Colvend, Grassington (other options may be considered)
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
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Conservation Manager

Salary: £25k 

Location: Based at The Nature Centre, within Parc Slip nature reserve, Tondu, Bridgend.

Hours: 35 per week with flexi/ TOIL

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is seeking to recruit a Conservation Manager to cover Bridgend, the Vale and Cardiff.

We are looking for an experienced ecologist / conservationist with line management skills to join our senior management team.  You will develop and implement WTSWW’s conservation objectives and strategies in this region of south Wales which includes urban and rural areas. 


  • Closing Date: 21/02/2019
  • Location: The Nature Centre, within Parc Slip nature reserve, Tondu, Bridgend
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
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Carbon Landscape Trainee Placement

We are offering trainee placements on the Carbon Landscape project for local people who wish to have a career in environmental conservation. Each placement will have the opportunity to have hands on experience learning conservation management and general project management skills whilst earning minimum wage.

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust, along with 12 other organisations have come together to create the Carbon Landscape Partnership Scheme.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Wigan
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
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Seasonal Estate Workers x 2

Wokingham Borough Council

Dinton Pastures Country Park

Looking after 23 sites throughout Wokingham Borough, including Country Parks, Nature Reserves, SANGS and 143 miles of Public Rights of Way. Whilst assisting the Estate Team, duties would include; operating power machinery, looking after workshops and equipment, maintaining footpaths, play areas and site furniture.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Dinton Pastures Country Park
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
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Duty Rangers x 4

Wokingham Borough Council

Dinton Pastures Country Park

Looking after 25 sites throughout Wokingham Borough, including Country Parks, Nature Reserves, SANGS and 143 miles of Public Rights of Way. Duties would include; opening and closing of gates and buildings, site checks, play area maintenance, strimming, mowing, litter picking, and dealing with onsite enquiries from visitors.


  • Delete Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Dinton Pastures Country Park
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 28/01/2019

Northern Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee- Craven Area, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Invasive Non Native Species Volunteer, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Balsam Bashing – Task Day Leader, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Trainee Warden Darland Banks, Kent Wildlife Trust

Centre Assistant, Arete Outdoor Centre

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Seasonal Fieldworkers/subcontractors

Fixed term - initially 3 months, potentially extended to 6)

Salaries/hourly rate for each position is negotiable and based on experience.

Bowland Ecology are looking for seasonal field workers/subcontractors for the 2019 survey season (approximately April to September) to assist with and/or lead protected species surveys including great created newts and bats.


  • Delete Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire
  • Posted: 25/01/2019
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Asset Information Definitive Map Manager

Salary: £32,825 - £35,401

Working Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Reporting to the Asset Information Manager, the Definitive Map Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a small team of Definitive Map Officers delivering statutory Definitive Map and commons and town/village greens (TVG) services for Cambridgeshire.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Highways Depot, Huntingdon
  • Posted: 24/01/2019
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Senior, mid-level and Junior Ecologist

Wage: Competitive, dependent on skills and experience

AEWC Ltd is a Sussex/Surrey based ecological consultancy conducting surveys predominantly across the central and South East UK. We are seeking enthusiastic ecologists to join our team, both senior to junior ecologists and protected species specialists, to fulfil a range of roles within the company. All roles will include undertaking surveys, liaising with clients and writing reports as well as working with the team on larger projects.


  • Delete Date: 21/02/2019
  • Location: Sussex / Surrey
  • Posted: 24/01/2019
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Regional Director Eastern England

Starting salary: Competitive with company vehicle

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of over 155,000 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation.

BASC is looking for an individual with significant shooting experience and conservation knowledge who will plan and deliver a wide range of membership engagement and recruitment activities in the east of England. The role will also involve delivery of projects through our Taste of Game and Green Shoots initiatives, acting as a media spokesperson for the association in the region and engagement with stakeholders and policy makers to represent shooting interests.


  • Closing Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Eastern England Regional Office, Suffolk
  • Posted: 23/01/2019
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Taste of Game Officer

Starting salary: £27,000 plus vehicle

Contract: Permanent

The role will be home-based but require liaison with relevant head office teams, BASC country and regional offices and there will also be significant contact with external bodies.

Taste of Game promotes local and natural produce that has been harvested or hunted, encouraging the sustainable use of natural food. We inspire the consumer to eat game through great recipes, special offers and delicious game products. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support the development and delivery of the Taste of Game programme.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Home Based
  • Posted: 23/01/2019
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Seasonal Ecologist

MAB Environment and Ecology Ltd

Fixed term: mid April to mid October 2019

Role: Full time- 40 hours a week

Location: Thirsk, North Yorkshire

Salary: £15,800 per annum.

We are looking for someone to join our busy ecology consultancy. Projects we are working on are generally based in Yorkshire.  Will need to work four evenings a week undertaking bat surveys.   


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Thirsk, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 23/01/2019
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Site Manager – Central Scotland

Salary - £26,000 - £30,000

As Site Manager for Central Scotland you will represent the Woodland Trust locally, managing a diverse portfolio of woodland, particularly urban woodlands, mainly across Central Scotland, in line with the core aims of the Trust. You will ensure the safety of yourself, our visitors, contractors and volunteers, and manage the woodland estate in line with our required standards and guidelines.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Central Scotland
  • Posted: 22/01/2019
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Groundsman / Manager

Armscote Manor

Join a team at a small estate in North Cotswolds

To work on the maintenance of established formal and informal gardens, walled vegetable garden, wooded areas, lake and grazing fields. 


  • Delete Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Armscote, Warwickshire
  • Posted: 21/01/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 21/01/2019

Greeter Volunteer at Red Bull Welcome Station, Canal & River Trust

Goytre Wharf Visitor Centre Greeter, Canal & River Trust

Anderton Boat Lift Event Steward, Canal & River Trust

Volunteer Forum Members, Devon County Council

National Whale and Dolphin Watch Assistant , Sea Watch Foundation

Explorers Education Volunteer - East London, Canal & River Trust

Explorers Education Volunteer - Naburn, Canal & River Trust

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Summer Field Surveyors

Each year, ECOSA relies on a pool of skilled surveyors to help deliver our busy project schedule.

We are looking to fill a variety of roles this summer, such as assisting us with dusk and dawn bat survey work, and ongoing projects requiring survey work, translocation and mitigation installation for a variety of protected species including reptiles, great crested newt and hazel dormouse. Project work is generally based around our offices in Hampshire and Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties.


  • Delete Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Hampshire and Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties
  • Posted: 18/01/2019
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Seasonal Warden Couple / Pair for 2019

Length of contract: Mid-April to Early-October 2019 (24 weeks). 

Remuneration: A weekly fee of £385 is payable to the couple / pair 

Greenhillock Glamping is a boutique eco camping and glamping site set in five acres of wildflower meadow in Angus. We are a small family run site with 25 camping pitches and three bell tent glamping pods. We strive to balance the simplicity of camping in unspoilt countryside with just the right facilities close at hand. We also highlight the importance of biodiversity and sustaining habitat.


  • Closing Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Angus
  • Posted: 18/01/2019
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Senior Ecological Consultant

Location:     Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton

Salary:        Competitive 

Contract:     Permanent

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


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
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Project Manager

18-month Fixed Term

(£30,000 - £32,820 per annum, dependent upon experience)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Nene Park Trust for a Project Manager to join our Trust Team.

We are looking for an experienced and pro-active project manager to join our Development Team and support the delivery of key strategic projects during a particularly important and busy period for the Trust’s development.


  • Closing Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Ham Farm House, Peterborough
  • Posted: 09/01/2019
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