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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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Dartmoor Environmental Land Management Officer

Grade 5: £26,999 - £31,371

Full time: 37 hours per week

Fixed term contact for two years

This is an exciting opportunity to help shape and influence the new emerging Environment Land Management System (ELMS) being established to help deliver the Government 25 year Environment Plan. Test and Trials will be the primary mechanism by which the ELMS programme will engage with farmers, land managers and other stakeholders to inform the co-design of this system that will be critical to the future health of our environment.


  • Closing Date: 11/11/2019
  • Location: Bovey Tracey and Princetown
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Grey Squirrel Officer - (Western Tayside)

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Full-time and fixed term for 2 years (starting ASAP)

£17,595 p.a.

Location: Home based, ideally Perth/Dunkeld area

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 Grey Squirrel Officer post. The post will contribute to the project’s co-ordinated landscape-scale approach to reduce grey squirrel numbers in the target area of Comrie to Blairgowrie preventing recolonisation of areas to the north of the Highland Line.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Location: Home based, ideally Perth/Dunkeld area
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Grey Squirrel Officer – Tayside

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Seasonal post mid January – end July 2020

Location: Home based within east Angus (Forfar–Montrose area)

£17,575 p.a.

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 with experience of grey squirrel control work and enjoys interacting with the public, to fill a new Grey Squirrel Officer post.


  • Closing Date: 08/11/2019
  • Location: Home based within east Angus
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Head of Parks and Green Spaces

£66,192 - £73,547 + benefits

Bristol

Inspire the future of our green spaces

This is a career-defining chance to take responsibility for 432 parks and green spaces, 2,217 hectares, 54,000 trees and 9 cemeteries and crematoria across the Bristol region. We face a fascinating challenge with projects such as the £multi-million regeneration of Ashton Court and Blaise Castle falling into our remit. Furthermore, having recently been awarded a £1million heritage fund donation, we are determined to drive forward a vital and varied portfolio of projects that will deliver maximum benefits for our local communities.


  • Closing Date: 11/11/2019
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Instructor/Technician - Arboriculture and Forestry

£18,873 - £23,169 (dependent upon qualifications)

This role is to be based at the Sparsholt campus.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with our team in the training of arboriculture and forestry students. We have a strong dedication to industry and aim to produce students that are fit for purpose. We have extensive industrial worksites and are well resourced. Responsible for equipment checks, maintenance and service/repair of a range of equipment including chippers, stump grinders, chainsaws, brush cutters and tractors.


  • Closing Date: 11/11/2019
  • Location: Sparsholt Campus, Hampshire
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Volunteering Development Officer

Birmingham

£19,602 to £21,236

Full Time

Permanent

Volunteering is pivotal for the success of the RSPB, we simply could not save nature without volunteers. With over 12,000 volunteers giving their time and talents regularly, it is important that we ensure our large workforce are being well supported.

As a Volunteering Development Officer, you will join a small development team to advise volunteer line managers on excellent volunteering management, policy and best practice. You will also be a champion for change, constantly considering ways to improve how we work. This role is about influencing and inspiring others, so they are driven to work with more volunteers and in innovative ways.


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Conservation Projects Officer

Full Time: 37.5hrs per week

Location: Northampton

Salary: £24,000 - £24,500 per annum

The Conservation Projects Officer (CPO) will assist with the production of up to date management plans for nature reserves, project co-ordination for work on nature reserves and in the wider countryside, and surveying and management advice to owners and managers of Local Wildlife Sites.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Northampton
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Tree Officer

Permanent  

Salary £29,235 to £35,298

Guildford Borough Council is looking for a pro-active, motivated and confident Tree Officer with a passion for trees and nature. We are offering a permanent position for this vital role within a small team committed to improving our Parks and Countryside.  

Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business and education set in beautiful countryside which includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy and excellent transport links.    


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Guildford
  • Posted: 21/10/2019
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Working Wetlands Project Manager

Salary: £33,465 plus 5% pension

Full-time (37.5 hours per week), permanent appointment, based at DWT’s Cookworthy office near Holsworthy in North Devon.   

Are you passionate about wetland conservation and river catchment restoration?

The Working Wetlands project is one of the largest natural catchment management schemes in the South West to improve water quality and build the resilience and sustainability of 6 major catchments across Devon as part of South West Water’s Upstream Thinking programme.


  • Closing Date: 10/11/2019
  • Location: Holsworthy, North Devon
  • Posted: 21/10/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 21/10/2019

Visitor Volunteer, RSPB

Schools On Reserves Volunteer, RSPB

Forest School Volunteer Assistant, A Touch of the Wild

Coast and Countryside Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

Natural Heritage Traineeship - Volunteer, The Conservation Volunteers

Volunteer Gardener - Development Role, National Trust

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Nature Conservation Officer

Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 36 hours per week

An exciting opportunity now exists for a dynamic nature conservation professional, to be the lead officer for the Council in all matters relating to nature conservation and biodiversity.

The successful postholder will provide specialist advice to ensure appropriate regard for nature conservation and biodiversity across all Green Space services. They will also provide guidance for the planning department on applications and wider strategy and policy.


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Camden, London
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Natural Neighbours Community Wildlife Assistant

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust

18.75 hours per week

Salary: £19,654.42 Pro rata + 9% pension contribution
Duration: Fixed Term Maternity Cover (9mths – 1 year)
Location: the post will be based at Victoria Hall, Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF, but delivery will be at various locations across Rotherham

The role will focus on engaging local communities in their green spaces on four sites across Rotherham: Eldon Road, Eastwood; Boston Park, Canklow:  Sandhill Park, Rawmarsh, Winterhills, and Kimberworth Park. This will be done through improvements which aim to help make the site, places that everyone will be proud of.


  • Closing Date: 11/11/2019
  • Location: Sheffield / Rotherham
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Outdoor Adventure Manager

Sayers Croft  - Westminster City Council

Location: Sayers Croft Outdoor Learning Centre, Ewhurst, Surrey GU7 7SS

Salary Range: £26,317- £35,934

Permanent contract.  36 hours per week, some weekends. Residential accommodation can be provided.

As our Adventure Manager, you’ll manage our outdoor adventure centre at Sayer’s Croft, delivering exciting outdoor activities and learning to thousands of children throughout Westminster and the South East. First and foremost, you’ll be responsible for putting our overall vision and strategy into practice, helping us remain competitive and provide a high standard of activities and learning.


  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Sayers Croft Outdoor Learning Centre, Ewhurst, Surrey
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Learning Officer

Lochwinnoch

£19,602 to £21,236 pro-rata

Part time, 15 hours per week

8 months fixed term contract

Lochwinnoch is a unique setting with a combination of wetland and woodland habitats, yet within a short commute from Glasgow. Our site provides children from all walks of life with the opportunity to engage with nature, often for the first time, with hands on, exciting learning activities. You will inspire school children visiting us by co-ordinating and delivering programmes for connecting school children and young people to nature through our Curriculum for Excellence-linked education programmes on the reserve.


  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Lochwinnoch
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Tayside Reserves Assistant Warden

Location: Loch Leven

Salary starting at £19,602 to £21,236 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Tayside Reserves lie in East Scotland and provide a range of key habitats for breeding lapwing, marsh harriers and a wide range of wildfowl. You will be based at RSPB Loch Leven but work on all three reserves, carrying out a range of habitat management, biological monitoring and people engagement activities.


  • Closing Date: 08/11/2019
  • Location: Loch Leven
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Partnership Development Manager

Sandy

£25,463 to £29,707

Full time – Part Time hours considered

Permanent

The RSPB are expanding our Corporate Partnerships team as we build on recent successes and increased public awareness of our efforts to collaborate with businesses, enabling collective action in support of nature's recovery. The Partnership Development Manager will work with the wider team to develop support and funding from business and brands by delivering the RSPB's partnership offer to reach challenging but achievable targets.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Ranger

Location: Upper Derwent Valley, Bamford, Derbyshire

Contract: Permanent

As the public face of Severn Trent Water you will need to be able to demonstrate first class customer service at all times and look to Protect and enhance the Company’s brand and image through the quality of service offered which is offered. This will be through the maintenance of high standards of our facilities, developing and managing key external contacts, such as wildlife trusts, local authorities and the local community. You will also assist the Site Supervisor by carrying out day-to-day liaison with our on-site tenants and their staff, including sailing, fishing, watersports and cycling, ensuring conflict resolution e.g. between recreation and conservation interests, and safe operations on site.


  • Closing Date: 29/10/2019
  • Location: Upper Derwent Valley, Bamford, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Senior Project Manager - LIFE 100% Favourable

Edinburgh

£29,507 to £31,966

Full time

Fixed Term Contract until July 2024

We need an experienced senior project manager to deliver a groundbreaking project which will achieve 100% favourable status of Natura 2000 European protected areas (Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas) on RSPB reserves across Scotland. This exciting project, involves 11 conservation management sub projects across 15 natura sites and 23 natura features ranging from the saltmarshes of the Cromarty and Solway to the montane willow scrub of the Cairngorms.


  • Closing Date: 24/10/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Specialist Advisor Permissions

Location: Bangor

Type of contract: Fixed Term

Work pattern: Full time

To lead on the provision of technical and specialist advice and knowledge for granting permissions for activities and entering longer term partnerships on NRW managed land to shape and inform Government and NRW decisions, programmes, plans, guidance and strategies.


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Bangor, North Wales
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Ranger

Location: Lake Vyrnwy (covering Llyn Clywedog and Dee Valley)

Salary: 19K - £20K

Contract: Permanent

As Hafren Dyfrdwy’s Ranger at Lake Vyrnwy you will part of a team, with a unique opportunity to contribute to the management of some of Wales’s most iconic natural and built heritage. You will work across our sites at Vyrnwy, Clywedog and Dee Valley. You will be responsible for maintaining the high standards of facilities; which will involve general site tasks including estate management and property maintenance, recording of all H&S checks & maintenance records, accident reporting and investigation, refuse collection and litter picking.


  • Closing Date: 08/11/2019
  • Location: Lake Vyrney, Llanwddyn
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Living Landscapes Officer - Maternity Cover

£26200 p.a. pro rata plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

21 hours per week

Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to combine your knowledge and experience of land management with your passion and commitment to engaging local communities? Do you share our vision of creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone?

YWT are seeking to appoint a Living Landscape Officer to join our North Region Team. This is a great opportunity for the right person to deliver YWT’s Living Landscapes work primarily in the East of North Yorkshire (Hambleton, Ryedale and Scarborough) based at our headquarters in York. 


  • Closing Date: 05/11/2019
  • Location: York
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Farmer Cluster Officer (Rother and Romney Catchment)

Fixed-term for 14 months (until January 2021), full-time post based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone/Romney Marsh Visitor Centre

Salary Range: £27,548

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. Nature is in trouble and it needs our help. Kent Wildlife Trust has a plan to aid nature’s recovery and we encourage people to join us to make a difference.

Kent Wildlife Trust has been awarded funding to deliver one of the Defra Environmental Land Management: Tests and Trials, namely: Delivering ELMS at a landscape scale through Farmer Clusters.


  • Closing Date: 08/11/2019
  • Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone / Romney Marsh Visitor Centre
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Visitor Experience Manager

Location: Newport

Salary: £19,602 - £21,236 pa

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Do you enjoy enthusing people about nature? Do you enjoy working in a varied role? Would you like to work on a stunning nature reserve full of fantastic wildlife? Then we have a very exciting opportunity for you to join our team here at Newport Wetlands. You will lead on membership recruitment, education and visitor experience and work within the team at Newport to deliver a quality experience for visitors.


  • Closing Date: 01/11/2019
  • Location: Newport
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Assistant Grazing Officer

Location: Southerham, Lewes with travel across Sussex required

Actual Salary: £23, 380 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours Days. Monday – Friday - Evening and weekend work required as part of a weekly rota

Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. We focus on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast.  By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive in even the most unlikely places.  Together we can make sure that future generations living in Sussex will be able to enjoy the sense of wonder and well-being that nature offers.


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2019
  • Location: Southerham, Lewes
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Reserves Manager: (Iping & Stedham Commons and Nominated Sites)

Location: Southerham, Lewes with Travel across Sussex required

Actual Salary: £30,525 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours Days. Monday – Friday – with occasional evening and weekend work

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join a small and dedicated team managing some of the best nature reserves in Sussex. You will play a central role in managing special places such as Iping and Steadham Common near Midhurst, helping to ensure the sites are managed to high standards for both people and wildlife. The role will involve writing, updating implementing site management plans, delivering a wide range of practical conservation and habitat management projects involving contractors, volunteers and partners.


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Southerham, Lewes
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Shadow Ranger Voluntary Scheme

Forestry England are providing a voluntary scheme known as Shadow Rangers. This voluntary scheme is targeted at individuals seeking to gain experience in the countryside sector. 

A number of 6 month opportunities are available across Central England Forest District. Volunteering 1-3 days per week, each opportunity allows volunteers to develop on the job skills in their chosen work area.  Opportunities available are within the following teams - National Forest, Manchester and Nottinghamshire Community Woodland teams, Salcey and Cannock with the recreation rangers and Sherwood with the Bushcraft team.


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Central England Forest District
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Water Environment Worker Apprenticeship

Salary: £16,811 pa

Duration: 18 months (37.5 hours pw)

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Locations: Norwich, Wilmslow, Keswick and Minehead

This role is for a Water Environment Work Apprenticeship. You will be working on Riverlands, the National Trust's largest programme of work delivering our ambitions for the Natural Environment. The water environment includes rivers, coasts (the sea), lakes, wetlands, canals and reservoirs. The employee’s primary role will involve habitat creation and restoration in water environments. This will involve the use of green engineering techniques and working with natural processes.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Location: Norwich, Wilmslow, Keswick and Minehead
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Assistant Reserves Officer

Central Hampshire (Itchen Valley and South Downs)

Salary between £18,500 - £22,000 depending on qualifications and experience; full-time 35 hours per week; permanent contract.

As part of the Central Hampshire Team, this post is crucial to the successful delivery of the Trust’s reserves vision across the central Hampshire suite of nature reserves. Working as part of a small team this is a highly practical role delivering conservation management, across a range of sites and habitat types. 


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Winchester, Hampshire
  • Posted: 15/10/2019
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Senior Project Officer

Salary: £7,800 - £8,600 per annum (£19,500 - £21,500 FTE)

Part time - 14 hours per week, for an initial period of 26 months.

This project will engage volunteers in helping to improve and preserve the natural environment of three County Wildlife Sites in South Norfolk.

The successful candidate will be responsible for organising and delivering high quality, practical environmental conservation projects for volunteers, maintaining partner relationships and safe working practices. You will also be required to recruit, train and manage volunteers and ensure they receive a valuable experience with TCV, whilst developing a core group that will sustain the project in the long term.


  • Closing Date: 28/10/2019
  • Location: Norwich
  • Posted: 15/10/2019
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Community and Education Officer

Location: Englefield Estate, Berkshire

Contract type: 2 year fixed term (with possibility of extending) / part time (24 hours per week)

We are seeking a Community and Education Officer to work with the wider Estate team to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including schools, Estate staff and community groups around the themes of environment, woodlands, farming, field sports and property management including our long term contribution to the local economy.  


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Englefield Estate, Berkshire
  • Posted: 15/10/2019
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Ranger

£19,928 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Exeter

Fashion-famous and full of colour, at 6,400 acres, Killerton is one of the National Trust’s largest special places and here we employ over 130 people. Located close to the vibrant city centre of Exeter, the 18th century house and parklands benefits from free parking and good transport links. Its size and scale, fabulous views and focus on fantastic visitor experience makes Killerton a truly wonderful place to work. And with many rare trees and glorious gardens, it’s the perfect place for gardeners and rangers to grow their career.


  • Closing Date: 01/11/2019
  • Location: Exeter
  • Posted: 15/10/2019
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Estate Worker - Farm

Full time – 40 hours per week – 5 day rota including weekend/bank holiday working £8.57 p.h

Reporting to our Estates Manager you will be responsible for effective management and maintenance of the farm land at Ferne Animal Sanctuary including Montague Panton Farm and to support the Estates team with general management tasks as required.


  • Delete Date: 11/11/2019
  • Location: Chard, Somerset
  • Posted: 14/10/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 14/10/2019

Volunteer Gardeners, National Trust

Work Experience Placements, Exploris Aquarium & Seal Sanctuary

Volunteer Conservation Traineeship, Durham Wildlife Trust

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Youth Partnerships Officer

Location: London or Brighton Office

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part time, 11.25 to 18.75 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term until July 2020

Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to nature? Could you use your project management experience to work in partnership, allowing us to reach more young people than we can do on our own?


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2019
  • Location: London or Brighton Office
  • Posted: 11/10/2019
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Schools Outreach Officer

Location: Flexible working considered but minimum two days working in our London Office required

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Contract: This role is funded until July 2020 - but with the ambition that it will become part of the core work of the RSPB.

Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to nature? Could you use your delivery experience to run our schools outreach programme and build a sustainable team of skilled volunteers? If so, you may be the person we are looking for to join our team to help us maximise the potential of our school's outreach project in London.


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2019
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 11/10/2019
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Wild Brownsea Project Officer

Salary: £22406 plus accommodation provided

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Location: Brownsea Island, Brownsea Island, Poole, BH13 7EE

Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking a dynamic self-motivated project officer to help deliver the exciting new Wild Brownsea project. The post will take a lead role in planning and delivering a programme of visitor education, outreach and engagement activities, volunteer recruitment, training and support. The post will also support the delivery of the Brownsea Island Conservation management plan delivering practical habitat management, maintenance and repairs.


  • Closing Date: 29/10/2019
  • Location: Brownsea Island, Brownsea Island, Poole, BH13 7EE
  • Posted: 11/10/2019
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Temporary Planning Ecologist

Swansea Council is seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced ecologist to help fulfil the ecological planning function within the Council.

Salary: £32,878 - £36,876 pro-rata

Swansea is one of the most ecologically rich and diverse counties in the UK with over 50% of the County’s area being of significant biodiversity value.  Its unique variety of habitats and species and wonderful range of parks, greenspaces, nature reserves, beaches and landscapes need to be maintained, enhanced and sustainably managed for the benefit of people and wildlife now and into the future.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Location: Swansea
  • Posted: 11/10/2019
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Planning & Biodiversity Officer

Salary: £19,961-£27,316

Contract type: Permanent

Working hours: Full time

Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW

This post is responsible for the submission of formal responses to major infrastructure projects, local authority local plans and planning development applications. Supporting and recruiting volunteers to check planning lists, the post holder will lead WWT’s contribution to planning responses to maximise positive impacts for wildlife and people across Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull.


  • Closing Date: 10/11/2019
  • Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Brandon Lane, Coventry
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Ecologist

Salary: £31,696 + excellent pension and benefits

Location: Westdown Camp, Salisbury, SP3 4RS

The Ecologist (SW) operates within the Environmental Support & Compliance Team (ES&C). It will provide advice on ecology and natural environment issues primarily on Salisbury Plain Training Area (SPTA), which includes over 22,000 ha of SSSI, but also across other sites in the SW of England and potentially on other parts of the defence estate in the UK or overseas.


  • Closing Date: 29/10/2019
  • Location: Westdown Camp, Salisbury
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Ecologist – DIO Estate Optimisation Programme

Salary: £31,696 + excellent pension and benefits

Location: Westdown Camp, Salisbury, SP3 4RS

The Ecologist (Estate Optimisation) will provide advice on ecology and natural environment issues primarily in support of the Defence Estate Optimisation Programme (DEO) and other Major Programmes and Projects throughout the UK.


  • Closing Date: 29/10/2019
  • Location: Westdown Camp, Salisbury
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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People and Wildlife Officer

Kings Meads Nature Reserve, Ware, Hertfordshire

£14,960 - £17,003 (SCP 24-28) plus 7% pension (if eligible) (£24,933- £28,339 FTE)

22.5 hours per week (flexible work pattern considered)

3 year fixed-term contract

As part of the Reserves Team, the People and Wildlife Officer will raise awareness and begin to restore King’s Meads nature reserve, Ware, as a valuable wetland environment with a unique industrial heritage. They will manage a Heritage Lottery funded project focused on habitat restoration and local community engagement. They will design and implement a plan of walks, talks and volunteering events for the site, produce a new ten year management plan and lead on tracking and reporting progress to the project steering group.


  • Closing Date: 07/11/2019
  • Location: Kings Meads Nature Reserve, Ware, Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Technical Support Land Management

Location: Flexible, South West Wales.

Grade & Salary: 4 - £25.076.00 rising to £28,497.00 over four years

Type of contract: FTA to 31st March 2020 (Maternity Cover)

Work pattern: 37 Hours per week, Monday to Friday

This appointment is an opportunity to join the Conservation Land Management Team in South West Wales over the busiest conservation works period. The role is to provide support to the senior officers within the Conservation Land Management team and will include practical as well as administrative support on the National Nature Reserves (9) and Welsh Government Woodland Estates (7) within the South West region.


  • Closing Date: 23/10/2019
  • Location: Flexible (South West Wales)
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Site Manager

Location: North Staffordshire
Salary starting at: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Would you jump at an exciting opportunity to help shape the direction and future of two wonderful woodland nature reserves, RSPB Coombes Valley and Consall Woods in North Staffordshire? The sites total over 300ha of SSSI Broadleaved woodland and grassland habitat. They are the most important site for pied flycatcher and redstart in the West Midlands and are also important habitat for willow tit, spotted flycatcher, wood warbler, greater butterfly orchid and many species of invertebrates.


  • Closing Date: 23/10/2019
  • Location: North Staffordshire
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Site Manager

Location: Exminster, Devon
Salary: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Can you help us take the RSPB's Devon Nature Reserves to the next level?
We are looking for an inspirational leader. Someone with real vision, a passion for nature and a hunger for giving people the very best wildlife experiences in this beautiful part of the world.


  • Closing Date: 23/10/2019
  • Location: Exminster, Devon
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Ecological Clerk of Works

Midland Ecology

Permanent
Full time (Monday-Friday)

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Ecological Clerk of Works to join our team. Initially, you will work on a large project near Leamington Spa. Your role will be to supervise works as they progress. As well as habitat clearance, works include digging of ponds and planting of thousands of trees. You will ensure that no harm comes to wildlife on/near site, or to habitats that are due to be retained, and to make sure that the comprehensive method statements that have been agreed are being followed.


  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: near Leamington Spa
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Ranger (Projects)

Grade G, £27,116 - £32,331 per annum pro rata

29.6hrs per week (0.8 FTE)

The post will be based at the LDNPA headquarters at Murley Moss, Kendal. 

We need someone to join the Park Management team to help deliver access and recreation, natural environment and historic environment projects. There will be opportunities to work on thematic areas of work across the service.


  • Closing Date: 10/11/2019
  • Location: Murley Moss, Kendal
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Deputy Head of Forestry

We are currently recruiting a Deputy Head of Forestry (DHoF) based at our Abbeystead Estate in Lancashire. The role will report directly to the Head of Forestry (HoF) and will include the management of a team of two Foresters based at the Abbeystead Estate.

The main purpose of the role will be to manage the day-to-day operational aspects of woodland management at Abbeystead Estate. This will include managing the two Foresters to provide good quality leadership whilst setting clear and high standards of work.


  • Delete Date: 07/11/2019
  • Location: Abbeystead Estate, Lancashire
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Countryside Ranger, Ryton Pools

37 hours per week (including alternate weekends and some bank holidays)

Location: Ryton Pools Country Park, Warwickshire

Salary: £23,836 - £26,317

Permanent

The Country Parks Service has a portfolio of 5 Country Parks and 3 Greenways across Warwickshire serving in excess of 900,000 visitors a year. Ryton Pools Country Park is a 100 acre country park and is great to explore.  It attracts around 200,000 visitors per year and is the second busiest park in our portfolio. There are many different habitats that are home to a wide range of birds and other wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 28/10/2019
  • Location: Ryton Pools Country Park, Warwickshire
  • Posted: 09/10/2019
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Rural Craftsperson / Estate Worker

Location: Aldenham, Watford

Salary Range: £20,344 - £22,462 pa

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Hertfordshire County Council’s Rural Estates Team are looking for an enthusiastic, skilled and dedicated person to help manage its woodland, farmland trees, open space and public access routes across the county.


  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Aldenham, Watford
  • Posted: 09/10/2019
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Engagement Support Officer

Salary of £19,554 - £21,166 pro rata

Bakewell, Derbyshire

21.75 hours per week

The Peak District National Park Authority protects, enhances and shares the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Peak District. We also support the economic and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work.


  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 09/10/2019
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Sizewell Belts Assistant Warden

3-year contract

Salary: £19,500 - £21,000 pa (according to level of experience)

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Location: Sizewell Belts Nature Reserve, Lovers Lane off B1069 near Leiston, Saxmundham, Suffolk, IP16 4UP

Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves. We have an exciting new opportunity to join our Suffolk Coast team.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Location: Saxmundham, Suffolk
  • Posted: 09/10/2019
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Warden

Location: Dee Estuary

Salary starting at: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

The RSPB Dee Estuary team are seeking a dynamic and motivated warden to join a reserves team managing over 9000 hectares of nature reserve, covering over half the estuary, and comprising of a diverse suite of habitats that includes lowland wet grassland, reedbed, saltmarsh and inter tidal mudflats.


  • Closing Date: 01/11/2019
  • Location: Dee Estuary
  • Posted: 09/10/2019
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Experienced Wildlife Rehabilitator

Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue,

Gateside, Beith, Ayrshire

Salary from £18,000 to £20,000 depending on experience.

A rota system gives 7 day cover, including summer evenings and weekends, and on call cover at other times.

Initially a 12 month contract that will be extended for a suitable candidate 

Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue trust is seeking an experienced Wildlife Rehabilitator with skills in hand rearing wild birds and animals and competence in first aid for wildlife casualties. A sympathetic approach to the care and assessment of a wide range of native species is required with the aim of returning them to the wild.


  • Closing Date: 25/10/2019
  • Location: Beith, Ayrshire
  • Posted: 08/10/2019
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Urban Park Ranger

Salary - £20,135

Location – Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1RX

Medway Norse combines the exceptional facilities management capabilities of the Norse Group with Medway Council’s services, community and people. As one of our biggest partnerships, Medway Norse delivers a complete range of services including ground, facilities management and security services. To support our ongoing work in Medway parks and countryside areas, we are looking to recruit an Urban Park Ranger.


  • Delete Date: 05/11/2019
  • Location: Gillingham, Kent
  • Posted: 08/10/2019
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Humber Coastal Conservation - Project Manager

28 Hours per Week – Fixed Term 18 Month Contract

£28,700 p.a pro rata Plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution

The post holder will lead an exciting cross-cutting Living Seas and Living Landscapes programme of work, developing a feasibility study appraising options and developing partnerships that will allow for the creation of a Coastal Conservation Corridor across the Humber Estuary funded by the Endangered Landscapes Programme.


  • Closing Date: 05/11/2019
  • Location: Flamborough, Spurn or York
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Senior Project Officer

Location: Office based in Carshalton (SM5) with travel across the South East

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 (dependent on experience). A higher salary would be considered for an exceptional candidate.

Contract period: Full time, permanent (40 hours per week)

We are a member of the national Rivers Trust and is part of the rivers trust movement, which is described as having ‘wet feet’ because it focuses on practical improvement works on the ground. Our core values are central to all we strive to achieve, including bringing positive energy, expertise and specialist knowledge to develop good relationships and deliver to a high standard to make a real difference to rivers and their catchment areas.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2019
  • Location: Carshalton
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Project Officer

Location: Office based in Carshalton (SM5) with travel across the South East

Salary: £26,000 – £30,000 (dependent on experience)

Contract period: Three year contract. Full time (40 hours per week)

The South East Rivers Trust (SERT) is a leading environmental charity dedicated to achieving healthy river ecosystems across the South East of England. The Trust’s mission is to deliver outstanding river ecosystem enhancement through science-based action, collaboration, education and engagement.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2019
  • Location: Carshalton
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Senior Conservation Planner

Location: Cardiff or Bangor

Salary starting at: £29,507 to £34,425 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

The Senior Conservation Planner will lead our engagement with development planning, environmental management frameworks and casework in Wales, seeking to ensure they are fit for the purpose of tackling the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.


  • Closing Date: 15/11/2019
  • Location: Cardiff or Bangor
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Are you seeking new challenges? ECOSA are pleased to be seeking a full time Senior Ecologist to join our friendly team at our attractive head office in rural Hampshire.

You will work on a diverse range of projects, from private home renovations, through to large-scale residential / commercial / infrastructure developments.

If you are passionate about promoting best practice in ecology and committed to making a positive impact on the environment, we want to hear from you!


  • Delete Date: 04/11/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Countryside Ranger

Salary: £ 20,266 – 24,277 pa

Elmbridge Leisure and Cultural Services is a dynamic, customer focused, service orientated and fast moving Division dedicated to providing high quality services which meet the needs of the community and contribute to a better quality of life.

Working within the Countryside Team you will join a team of dedicated Rangers carrying out practical habitat management and estate work, covering Local Nature Reserves, a SSSI and Open Spaces managed for the benefit of wildlife and recreation in the Borough.


  • Closing Date: 08/11/2019
  • Location: Esher, Surrey
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 07/10/2019

Cycle Ride Leader/Assistant, Greener Kirkcaldy

Immersive Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

North Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee - Skipton Area, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

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Conservation Officer - West Country Buzz (maternity cover)

Salary: £23,000 per annum

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a Conservation Officer (35 hours per week). Your primary role will be to deliver the West Country Buzz project in North Devon. You will carry out advisory visits to farmers and other land managers to support bumblebees and other pollinators. You will collaborate with stakeholders to create, restore and maintain joined up habitat across the project area. Via walks, talks and workshops, you will raise awareness of bumblebee declines, their identification and monitoring, and how to manage land sensitively for them.


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: North Devon
  • Posted: 04/10/2019
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Senior Tutor

Field Studies Council

FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot

Salary -  £23,524 - £26,845 per annum. 

Contract Term – Permanent

The Senior Tutor will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students to assist FSC achieve their goal of ‘Inspiring Environmental Understanding through first-hand experience’.  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, and also make a wide-ranging contribution to the work of this busy learning location in a leadership role.


  • Closing Date: 23/10/2019
  • Location: FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot
  • Posted: 04/10/2019
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Growing Team Assistant

Salary dependant on experience.

Typical working hours of 0800 to 1630, with great potential for seasonal overtime and weekend work as required.

Cheviot Trees are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, self-motivated and flexible individual to assist our experienced growing team at our cell grown tree nursery near Berwick upon Tweed. The right candidate must be able to demonstrate a background in plants and crop growing.


  • Closing Date: 01/11/2019
  • Location: Newton Brae, Foulden, Berwick upon Tweed
  • Posted: 04/10/2019
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Reserves Officer - West Cambridgeshire

Salary: £20,110 per annum – 25 days leave plus all bank holidays, 5% pension contribution.

This post is a full time permanent position.

The Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs & N’hants is seeking to recruit a full-time Reserves Officer, working within the West Cambs team. The position will be based in the heart of the Great Fen Living Landscape area, near Holme, Cambs.

The post holder will be responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of biodiversity within WTBCN’s suite of nature reserves within North West Cambs.


  • Closing Date: 25/10/2019
  • Location: Holme, Cambs
  • Posted: 04/10/2019
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John Muir Award Officer (England)

Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 p.a. pro rata

Hours: Full time - 35 hrs per week

Term: Fixed term until 31st July 2020

Pension: 5% employer contribution to a group auto-enrolment pension scheme

Location: North of England, Midlands, or North Wales border. Home working may be considered.

The John Muir Award, the main engagement initiative of the John Muir Trust, is a leading environmental award scheme focused on wild places. We are recruiting a John Muir Officer as part of an existing staff team to support and develop the John Muir Award throughout England.


  • Closing Date: 29/10/2019
  • Location: North of England, Midlands, or North Wales border. Home working may be considered
  • Posted: 04/10/2019
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Countryside Activities Officer

Based at Harrogate, North Yorkshire

£24,500 (includes pension contribution)

Permanent, full-time. 

Open Country is an inspirational Harrogate-based charity seeking to enable people with disabilities to enjoy the countryside. We achieve this through a programme of countryside activities, and the provision of information and advice.

We are looking for a team player to help develop the work of this innovative and well-loved organisation. Duties will include leading two weekly nature conservation work parties, running the Wetherby Tandem Club and managing our minibus fleet


  • Closing Date: 23/10/2019
  • Location: Harrogate, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 03/10/2019
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West Suffolk Woodlands Assistant Warden

1 year contract

Salary: £17,000 pa (according to level of experience)

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Location: Bradfield Woods, Felsham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 0AQ

Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves. We have an exciting new opportunity to join our West Suffolk team.


  • Closing Date: 25/10/2019
  • Location: Bradfield Woods, Felsham, Bury St Edmunds
  • Posted: 02/10/2019
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Data Services Officer

Salary: £19,500 - £23,000 per annum

Location: Chester

Full time, permanent

RECORD is the local environmental record centre serving Cheshire, Halton, Warrington and Wirral and is an independent registered charity.

We are currently seeking a motivated individual to deliver our core data services. Within a small, dedicated team, you will provide front line support to clients, volunteers and our natural history recording community.


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2019
  • Location: Chester
  • Posted: 02/10/2019
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Senior Conservation Officer

Cambridgeshire

£29,507 to £39,342

Full time

Permanent

The Senior role will lead, manage and develop the conservation team, helping to deliver a work programme focused on our priority landscapes, species and habitats. This will be achieved by deploying the appropriate conservation tools to ensure we achieve our conservation objectives. This may include site safeguard casework, species recovery, land management advice, conservation projects and developing partnership projects with key stakeholders.


  • Closing Date: 01/11/2019
  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Posted: 01/10/2019
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Conservation Officer - Cambridgeshire

Location: Cambridgeshire
Salary starting at: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

The Conservation Officer role will be responsible for delivering priority species work and land management advice within the RSPB's Fens priority landscape. This will involve liaising with landowners and farmers within the fens to support their delivery of conservation outcomes for priority species and habitats.


  • Closing Date: 01/11/2019
  • Location: Cambridgeshire
  • Posted: 01/10/2019
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Head Forester

This progressive family owned rural estate is located at the heart of the South Downs National Park.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a key appointment of Head Forester to join the senior leadership team at Cowdray.

The Head Forester will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of all Forestry activity at Cowdray, with the aim of maintaining and enhancing both the commercial and amenity value of the woodland.


  • Closing Date: 28/10/2019
  • Location: Midhurst
  • Posted: 01/10/2019
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Natural Flood Management Project Officer

A Project run by the River Thame Conservation Trust (RTCT), in Partnership with The Upper & Bedford Ouse Catchment Partnership (U&BOCP) -   (Buckingham Area)

Location:  Flexible Working including: Headington, Oxford / Buckingham / Cranfield / Home.

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 pa (pro rata and depending on experience) for 3.5 Days per Week

Are you experienced in Natural Flood Management with the ability to plan and deliver projects and engage and communicate well with a wide range of people, including farmers and landowners in the Buckingham area?  Do you enjoy a varied role working part office based, part outdoors where you have autonomy in your day to day work but also the support and guidance of a friendly team of experienced colleagues? Do you have a can do, enthusiastic attitude and track record of making things happen on the ground? If so, you could be just the person we’re looking for! 


  • Closing Date: 25/10/2019
  • Location: Headington, Oxford / Buckingham / Cranfield / Home
  • Posted: 01/10/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 30/09/2019

Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

Residential Volunteer - Long term - Visitor experience - Loch Lomond, RSPB

Forest School Volunteer, Youth Options

Membership Development Volunteer, RSPB

North Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Nature Reserves Trainee- South Yorkshire, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

SeaWatch Observer, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Community Outreach Volunteer, RSPB

Community Talks Volunteer, RSPB

Community Forum Volunteer, RSPB

Wildlife Gardening Volunteers, RSPB

Sandwell Swans Assistant Youth Group Leader, RSPB

Event & Activities Volunteer, RSPB

Baby Birds Parent & Toddler Group Volunteer, RSPB

Trustees, The Orchard Project

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Conservation Officer

Tyne and Wear

£25,463 to £27,585

Full time Permanent

Are you passionate about nature and experienced in conservation delivery in the uplands? We are looking for a determined and enthusiastic team-player to join our Northeast and Cumbria Area Team, to deliver a range of work for priority species and habitats, with a key focus on the North Pennines and Yorkshire Dales. In this varied role you will be a strong advocate for nature, building positive and innovative partnerships, providing advice directly to land managers, responding to developments which threaten protected sites or species, and delivering conservation projects to help nature thrive.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Location: Tyne and Wear
  • Posted: 27/09/2019
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Conservation Officer

Location: Norfolk and Lincolnshire

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

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Can you make a difference for wildlife around The Wash and North Norfolk Coast? Are you enthusiastic about, and committed to, biodiversity conservation? Do you have excellent communication skills, experience of working with and developing strong partnerships, and have the drive to make things happen?

Working closely with the Senior Conservation Officer and the Area Team to deliver a range of work to conserve and enhance the amazing habitats and species of The Wash and North Norfolk Coast.


  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Norfolk and Lincolnshire
  • Posted: 27/09/2019
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Grounds Person

Walesby Forest is a charity with key goals to promote the development of young people, allowing them to achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and members of their local, national and international communities.

We are looking for an experienced Grounds Person to provide general grounds and gardens services for our entire facility.


  • Closing Date: 25/10/2019
  • Location: Walesby, Newark
  • Posted: 27/09/2019
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Land-based Alternative Provision Manager

Lorica Trust

The postholder will be based at East Clayton Farm, Storrington Rd, Pulborough, West Sussex

Salary: £16k - £20k (dependent on experience)

Contract: 3 years with potential to make permanent

The right candidate will have experience of working with young people (10 - 18 year olds), delivering land-based training, building employability skills and networking with a background in conservation, agriculture and/or horticulture.


  • Closing Date: 24/10/2019
  • Location: Pulborough, West Sussex
  • Posted: 26/09/2019
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