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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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Invasive Species Co-ordinator

River Dee Trust

Based on Deeside (Aberdeenshire) 

The post will attract a salary of £29,000-£30,000 per annum or pro rata for a part-time post.

This post is for a fixed term until 18th September 2020.

There are two components to this post, firstly working with an invasive non-native species Forum to facilitate and support co-ordinated action at a regional scale to survey and control invasive plant species. Secondly, working with the River Dee Trust to support the development and delivery of programmes to control invasive plants and American mink within the Dee, Don, Cowie and Carron catchments.  


  • Closing Date: 07/01/2019
  • Location: Deeside (Aberdeenshire)
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Retail Assistant

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Salary starting at: £15,269 - £15,696 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part time, hourly paid

Contract: 6 months fixed term

You will help maintain a welcoming atmosphere for all visitors and deliver the highest standards of customer service at all times, making sales using an electronic till, restocking the shop, taking orders and talking to customers about the fantastic work of the RSPB.


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Bempton, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Conservation Placements

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Are you aged 24 or under? Are you looking to grow your career in conservation? If so then we would like to hear from you. The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has opportunities available at Stirley Community Farm in Huddersfield.

We are looking for 4 passionate and motivated young people to join the Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders programme.  As part of the programme we help build your practical skills, conservation knowledge, leadership skills and employability in the conservation & environmental sector.


  • Delete Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Assistant Retail Manager

Location: Bempton, East Riding of Yorkshire

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

Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Can you help protect one of the UK`s most unique places for nature? Can you work on your own initiative? Do you thrive on delivering a top quality customer experience? You will be supporting the Retail Manager in all visitor-facing aspects including retail, welcome and admissions.


  • Closing Date: 13/01/2019
  • Location: Bempton, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Retail Assistant

Location: Silverdale, Lancashire

Salary starting at: £15,269 - £15,696 per annum, pro rata

Hours: Part time, 21.75 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Are you a dynamic individual with a passion for helping Save Nature through your fantastic retail skills? If so, then the opportunity to work at our unique shop at RSPB Leighton Moss could be for you. We are looking for a part-time Retail Assistant to pro-actively assist visitors in finding the right products for them and explain what makes our products special.


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Silverdale, Lancashire
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Board Member, Welsh Government

  • Closing Date: 14/12/2018
  • Location: Wales
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Countryside Assistant (Access)

Countryside Estate Team

Salary £10,920 pa (£10 per hour for 21 hours per week) fte £18,200 pa

If you have a passion for the countryside, enjoy sharing knowledge and engaging with others whilst undertaking practical tasks, this part time, outdoor role is for you. The core role of the Countryside Assistant is to encourage greater access and participation within the countryside estate managed by Surrey Wildlife Trust, ensuring it is safe and welcoming with opportunities for volunteers and visitors to get stuck in.


  • Closing Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Wisley Common, Junction 10 M25 but travel across Surrey
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

High Wycombe

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. We are a seeking an enthusiastic outdoors person to join our Outdoors team in the Central Chilterns. This role will work predominantly within the woodland areas of our portfolio.


  • Closing Date: 26/12/2018
  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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School Booking Assistant

Field Studies Council

Salary –  £18,877 - £21,542 per annum.

Contract Term – Fixed Term maternity cover position due to start in January 2019 and end in October 2019 in the first instance

The post-holder will work closely with school teachers with an interest in attending our centres and centre-based office teams to ensure school teachers can easily book a fieldwork experience that meets their requirements.


  • Closing Date: 07/01/2019
  • Location: FSC Head Office, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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Project Officer – Mid Calder & Tributaries Project

35 hours per week

£25700 p.a pro rata, plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

WEare seeking to appoint a Project Officer to join our dynamic and dedicated team based at Stirley Community Farm. You will help organise and deliver practical work on this fantastic project to help support habitat connectivity and quality. You will have strong communication skills to interact with different audiences to raise awareness of the project and consolidate with the local community.


  • Closing Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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Species Protection Officer x 2

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Salary: £16,380 per annum

Status: Full-time for c8 weeks (March – May)

Loch of the Lowes

Working in rural Perthshire, the successful candidates will monitor all aspects of the returning breeding ospreys from their wintering grounds of West Africa.  They will ensure protection of the nest and eggs on a predominantly nightshift working pattern.  An additional exciting new element of this post is to monitor any activity seen on our recently installed beaver CCTV system and to run regular Beaverwatch events for members of the public.


  • Delete Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Loch of the Lowes
  • Posted: 05/12/2018
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Seasonal Rangers

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Starting Salary: £16,380 per annum

Fixed term contract with full-time working hours (35 hours per week)

Duration: March 2019 - September 2019

Opportunities in Aberdeenshire (home based), Falls of Clyde, New Lanark and Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth

We are looking for enthusiastic, self-motivated and skilled people to carry out practical management on our reserves.  Main duties will include working with and supporting our team of volunteers, leading occasional guided walks and public events, undertaking practical conservation work and carrying out biological recording.


  • Delete Date: 11/12/2018
  • Location: Aberdeenshire (home based), Falls of Clyde, New Lanark and Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth
  • Posted: 05/12/2018
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Administrator

Scottish Wildlife Trust

£20k-£21k per annum

Leith

The Scottish Wildlife Trust’s vision is for a healthy environment across Scotland’s land and seas for the benefit of people and wildlife. We are looking for a confident, full-time administrator to provide senior administrative and secretarial support to the Trust.


  • Closing Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Leith
  • Posted: 05/12/2018
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Colour in the Margins Outreach Officer

This is a full time, fixed term post until 31st December 2020.

Our Head Office is in Salisbury and we also have an office near our Ranscombe reserve in Strood, Kent. The nominal base for this post will be at either of these offices or, home based in or near one of the six project areas (Devon & Cornwall, Somerset, Wessex, Brecklands, Kent and Yorkshire).

Do you want to be part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a £6.6million HLF-funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations.


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Devon & Cornwall, Somerset, Wessex, Brecklands, Kent and Yorkshire
  • Posted: 05/12/2018
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Dolphinwatch Visitor Experience Officer

Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £17,276 - £18,716 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: 6 months fixed term

Operating from a car park at the historic Torry Battery, you will lead a team of volunteers to highlight the wildlife spectacle of bottlenose dolphins in Aberdeen harbour and provide a first-class visitor experience that inspires a deep and lasting connection to nature and a passion to protect it.


  • Closing Date: 09/01/2019
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Posted: 04/12/2018
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Directors

The Welsh Perry and Cider Society is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the production of cider and perry in Wales and greater appreciation of these natural craft drinks.

The Society now has vacancies for Directors to join its Board on a voluntary basis to assist in the management and running of the Society and to help steer it towards further project funding.  Directors are responsible for the Governance of the Society, setting the strategic direction and financial management


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Wales
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 04/12/2018
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Visitor Services Officers

£19,995 - £21,175

Wendover Woods is recruiting for 1 x 12 month FTA (with option for permanent) Visitor Services Officer and 1 x Seasonal FTA Visitor Services Officer


  • Closing Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Wendover Woods
  • Posted: 03/12/2018
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KSCP Countryside Partnership Officer

Temporary Full Time for up to 18 months

37 hours per week

£19,864 - £24,790 per annum (salary dependent on experience)

Based at Ashford Highways Depot

The Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership is a dynamic and innovative Conservation Partnership working within the varied and beautiful landscape of the Stour Valley, Kent Downs AONB, the Blean and Low Weald. A rare opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and professional team. Initially work is likely to focus on pond creation and restoration for Great Crested Newts but you should be able to provide support across a wide range of countryside and community projects.


  • Closing Date: 02/01/2019
  • Location: Ashford Highways Depot
  • Posted: 03/12/2018
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Estate Secretary / Book-Keeper

The Spetchley Estate

Full-time position

We are looking for a key member of our team, someone who thrives on working in an evolving, friendly atmosphere to join our small office located on the Spetchley Estate.

The successful candidate needs to be methodical and well-organised, adaptable, out-going, discreet, reliable and able to work in a friendly, efficient manner with everyone they meet.


  • Closing Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Spetchley, Worcestershire
  • Posted: 03/12/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 03/12/2018

Residential Volunteer Internship - Central Highland Reserves & Loch of Strathbeg, RSPB Scotland

Soak It Up Project Voluntary Trainee x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Northern Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Welney - Guide in the Hide, WWT

Cardiff Conservation Volunteers, Cardiff Conservation Volunteers

Trainee Ranger, National Trust

MammalWeb Spotter, MammalWeb

Grounds - Gardening, WWT

Wildlife Advisor Big Garden Birdwatch Volunteer, RSPB

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Skilled Gardeners

£22-24k, depending on experience, plus excellent benefits

At CGP we obsess about high standards across the whole company. We have four sites in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District and our grounds are just as important to us as our educational products. 

As one of our Skilled Gardeners, you’ll primarily be based at our 40-acre head office estate, but we’ll expect you to be flexible and willing to work on whichever site needs your skill and expertise.  


  • Closing Date: 19/12/2018
  • Location: Lake District
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Visitor Experience Assistant

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Salary starting at: £15,269 - £15,696 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full time

Contract: 5 months fixed term

Would you like to work at the Uk's largest inland seabird colony? Over 100,000 visitors come to our stunning Bempton Cliffs nature reserve every year to enjoy almost half a million seabirds, including the iconic puffin.  As part of a dedicated team, you will need bags of enthusiasm and initiative to deliver the reserve's events and activities. You will provide visitors young and old, with a memorable and inspiring visit to the reserve.


  • Delete Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Seasonal Rangers

Salary: £17,491, pro rata, per annum

Working Hours: Various

Contract: 6 months fixed term contract

Location: Various

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the world?

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park covers over 720 square miles of Scotland’s finest countryside which welcomes over 4 million visitors each year. From the stunning sea lochs and rugged coastline through the majestic glens and breathtaking Loch & Ben Lomond, Scotland’s first National Park truly is a magical place.


  • Closing Date: 16/12/2018
  • Location: Scotland, Various Locations
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Project Manager - Garnock Connections

Location: Lochwinnoch

Salary starting at: £29,507 - £31,966 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: until 31 March 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced project manager to lead delivery of the Garnock Connections Landscape Partnership Scheme - an ambitious programme of integrated projects, events and activities, as set out in our Landscape Conservation Action Plan.


  • Closing Date: 13/01/2019
  • Location: Lochwinnoch
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Sandwich and Pegwell Bay Contract Warden

Salary Range: Up to £19,848pa depending on experience.

Sandwich & Pegwell Bay NNR, covering some 635 ha [1570 acres] is composed of a complex of habitats including: inter-tidal flats, salt marsh, chalk cliffs and wave cut platform, beaches, sand dune, ancient dune pasture, scrubland and recently created grassland. In turn this complex of habitats supports a high diversity of flora and fauna.   Consequently the reserve is covered by a raft of protective designations including: SSSI, LNR, NNR, Ramsar, SPA and SAC.


  • Closing Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Ham Fen / Sandwich & Pegwell Bay NNR
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Landscape Connections Project Officer

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust are recruiting for a new post for the Sheffield Lakeland Partnership.

The project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and is a part time post funded until October 2022.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to introduce children and young people from across Sheffield and Rotherham to the Sheffield Lakeland areas. We are looking for someone enthusiastic to develop relationships with schools that will inspire and encourage them to take part in the activities. 


  • Delete Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Estate Team Leader

Salary £20,000

Full-time, permanent

Location, Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire

Chiltern Open Air Museum is recruiting an Estate Team Leader to assist the Estate Manager in maintaining the site to the highest standards. The Museum is 45 acres and includes woodland, parkland, arable fields, gardens, orchards, open space, hedgerows, playground, car park and some livestock.


  • Closing Date: 19/12/2018
  • Location: Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Forest Craftsperson

Bowland Beat

£19,995 - £21,175

To work within a small team to maintain and enhance the Forestry Commission Estate and Recreation Facilities using skills such as tree felling, planting, fencing and walling. Engage with day visitors and support volunteers, events and partners.


  • Closing Date: 30/12/2018
  • Location: Slaidburn, Lancashire
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Communications and Administration Manager

West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Location: 32 Lake Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DQ

Salary:  Grade 2 band D: £17,926

West Cumbria Rivers Trust (WCRT) is a registered environmental charity dedicated to the conservation of wildlife and habitats of rivers, lakes and the surrounding countryside in West Cumbria. We are a young and successful Rivers Trust with a territory covering several river catchments, which include seven iconic lakes, spanning a substantial part of the Lake District National Park and West Cumbria.


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: 32 Lake Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 5DQ
  • Posted: 29/11/2018
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Dorenell Warden

Employment Type:  Full Time

Employment Period:  Permanent

Location:  Edinburgh, GB

We are currently recruiting for a Warden who will be required to support the implementation and continuation of the Access Management Plan, providing access to visitor centre and facilitating site visits, keeping path network open & accessible, issuing monthly reports on time and of the correct quality.


  • Delete Date: 28/12/2018
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 29/11/2018
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Dorenell Ranger

Employment Type:  Full Time

Employment Period:  Permanent

Location:  Edinburgh, GB

We are currently recruiting for a Dorenell Ranger. As the Ranger you will be required to monitor wildlife and implement the Habitat Management Plan and you will be based at the Dorenell Wind Farm & Visitor Centre.


  • Closing Date: 28/12/2018
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 29/11/2018
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Country Parks Officer

(1 x permanent and 1 x 6 month fixed term contract)

£17,949 - £19,051 (pro-rata for fixed term post)

37 hours a week to be worked over 7 days

You will assist in developing an enjoyable customer experience at the Country Parks across the borough. You will provide information, advice and assistance to visitors and local schools and groups. With a love of the outdoors and a passion for ensuring that the sites are presented in first class order, you will be practical in nature be comfortable with tool use as you  will support in the inspection and maintenance of play areas, site cleansing, paths, fencing, benches and grounds.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2018
  • Location: Eastleigh, Hampshire
  • Posted: 29/11/2018
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Ecology Interns & Bat Ecologist

Ecology Interns & Bat Ecologist opportunities with EcoNorth Ltd

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

We are looking for an experienced, licenced Ecologist to join the team. Our established and highly successful Ecology Consultancy Internship is also now open to applicants. We are looking for two full time one-year interns to support the EcoNorth ecology team and gain experience in both field skills and practical consultancy delivery. All applicants must share our passion for wildlife whilst demonstrating commitment to our ethos of delivering pragmatic services to clients.  


  • Closing Date: 11/12/2018
  • Location: Cramlington, Northumberland
  • Posted: 28/11/2018
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Recreation Ranger High Lodge

This is a fantastic opportunity to support the development and maintenance of a beautiful visitor attraction in the heart of Thetford Forest.

At the Forestry Commission, we manage and care for England’s public forests. High Lodge, on the Suffolk / Norfolk border is a well-established and popular visitor attraction attracting approximately 500,000 visits per year.


  • Closing Date: 06/01/2019
  • Location: Brandon
  • Posted: 28/11/2018
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Local Biodiversity Partnership Assistant

The North East Scotland Biodiversity Steering Group is a partnership established to progress the North East Scotland Local Biodiversity Action Plan. The Group consists of representatives from the following organisations: Aberdeenshire, Moray and Aberdeen City Councils, Forestry Commission Scotland, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, National Farmers’ Union of Scotland, Scottish Environment Protection Agency, Scottish Government Rural Payments and Inspections Directorate, Scottish Natural Heritage and the James Hutton Institute.


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Posted: 28/11/2018
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Community Forester - North West

Delamere/Manchester

£25,294 - £28,008

2 year fixed term, 37 hour week

The role will be based within the North West Community Forest team and be responsible for managing some of the 1400ha of woodland sites created since 2000 that are located in and around the major conurbations of Merseyside and Manchester.


  • Closing Date: 12/12/2018
  • Location: Delamere/Manchester
  • Posted: 28/11/2018
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Assistant Warden

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Salary: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum, pro rata

Hours: Full time

Contract: until 14 January 2020

The Assistant Warden post will be based at Blacktoft Sands near Goole. The post holder will assist in the management of this range of habitats, maintenance of machinery, visitor infrastructure maintenance, bird monitoring programme and people engagement work.


  • Closing Date: 31/12/2018
  • Location: Blacktoft Sands, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 27/11/2018
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Dunsmore Living Landscape Your Wildlife Engagement Officer

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

Salary: £20,000 per annum Grade 2b

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and continue with the development of the community engagement work for the DLL scheme, nurturing the involvement of people living within the scheme area with their nearby green-spaces and key natural heritage sites.


  • Closing Date: 17/12/2018
  • Location: Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW
  • Posted: 27/11/2018
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Harvesting & Marketing Forester

Kielder Forest

£29,695 - £32,811

To manage the Forest Enterprise harvesting fleet to produce an annual programme of 150,000 m3


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Kielder Forest
  • Posted: 27/11/2018
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Conservation Officer, Planning

£25,000 fte per annum,

c30 hours per week, some flexibility upwards potentially negotiable

We currently have a vacancy for a Conservation Officer, Planning to work within the team providing ecological advice to Local Authority planning case officers on development proposals which could affect important species and habitats.


  • Closing Date: 24/12/2018
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 27/11/2018
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Head Gardener

Forest Farm Peace Garden

Location: Hainault, East London

Salary: £24500 pro rata.

Hours: 17.5 hours per week summer months & 14 hours per week winter months.

Forest Farm Peace Garden is seeking an experienced gardener to lead on the development of our large 2-acre site and support the running of our ecotherapy programme for mental health recovery.


  • Closing Date: 17/12/2018
  • Location: Hainault, East London
  • Posted: 26/11/2018
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Facilitator – Mendip Hills

Part-time role on fixed term contract (maternity cover)

3 days per week from March 2019,

Based at Cheddar, Somerset

£23,691-25,750 per annum (based on experience) pro-rata

The Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund supports people and organisations that bring farmers, foresters and other land managers together to improve the local natural environment at a landscape scale. The role of the Mendip Hills Facilitator is to bring local landowners together to work cooperatively to deliver Countryside Stewardship objectives


  • Closing Date: 06/01/2019
  • Location: Cheddar, Somerset
  • Posted: 26/11/2018
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Groundsperson

£19,500 - £20,500

An attractive position has opened within the successful, multi-award winning tourist attraction, Noah’s Ark Zoo Farm.

Within our developing business, you will become a key player within a dedicated team in the appearance of the 125 acre grounds. We’re seeking an enthusiastic individual, qualified in grounds care or countryside management.


  • Closing Date: 13/12/2018
  • Location: Wraxall, Bristol
  • Posted: 26/11/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 26/11/2018

Visitor Experience Photographer, WWT

Practial & Events Volunteer, East Kilbride Community Trust

Volunteer Countryside Ranger, National Trust

Eco-tourism Operation Support, WWT

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here

Nature Policy Project Officer

Location: Cardiff

Salary starting at £22,073 - £23,912 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full time

Contract: 6 months

RSPB Cymru is looking for a committed individual to contribute to our nature policy work as we call for positive environmental legislation in the critical years leading up to a key international summit on biodiversity in 2020.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2018
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Posted: 23/11/2018
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Assistant / Consultant Ornithologist

Wood

Permanent

Newcastle upon Tyne or Edinburgh

Wood has a long established but still growing team of over 70 ecologists (including a 20 strong ornithology team), delivering high quality services on projects in a variety of sectors, including transport; renewables; nuclear; other power; oil and gas; industry; waste, minerals; property and the public sector. We are seeking to recruit a talented and ambitious Assistant Ornithologist or Consultant Ornithologist to join our Northern team, based in Newcastle or Edinburgh.


  • Delete Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne or Edinburgh
  • Posted: 23/11/2018
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Tree Cutters

Location: Across all SHEPD Regions including; Argyll and Bute, Highland and Islands, Moray, Aberdeenshire, Tayside & Perthshire.

Salary: £8.50ph – £11.99ph depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours

We invest millions every year to make sure that our network is in the best condition possible to minimise the risk of power cuts and to ensure the safety of the public by preventing risk of injury or electrocution. During high winds and storms, trees can strike our equipment and cause power cuts, and so we cut them down or trim them back to keep the lights on. As well as installing the latest technologies and carrying out regular maintenance, we have our in-house tree-cutting team to make sure that trees and vegetation are kept away from our overhead lines and equipment.


  • Delete Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Throughout Scotland
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Estate Maintenance Worker

Five days per week (Monday - Friday) 8am - 4.30pm

Weekend emergency call rota (one in four)

Salary: £22,500 per annum depending on experience

Chasemore Farm is a 340-acre stud farm breeding high-quality thoroughbred horses in the Surrey Hills just outside Cobham. Reporting to the Estate Manager, duties will include the maintenance of farm buildings, paddocks and woodland areas. 


  • Delete Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Surrey Hills just outside Cobham
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Ecologist

Salary: £22,000 - £25,000 per annum

Dorset

We are looking for an Ecologist to join our team to assist the management team in providing expert technical consultancy services to Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services’ clients and provide support to other members of staff.


  • Closing Date: 14/12/2018
  • Location: Dorset
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Assistant Cook

Lochranza Outdoor Education Centre CIC

You will work split shifts 0730-1230 & 1630-1930 for around 35-42 hrs per week.

You might well have experience of catering for your family & friends, in a cafe or a restaurant. We need someone who can help our kitchen team prepare cooked breakfasts, packed lunches & good quality, home cooked meals.


  • Delete Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Isle of Arran, Scotland
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Senior Ecologist

Salary: £28,000 to £32,000 per annum

Lindsay Carrington Ecological Services Limited is an independent ecological consultancy based in Dorset. The practice was established in 2002 on a sound conservation and commercial consultancy basis. Since then, our company has expanded and our expert ecologists have the skills and experience to carry out a complete range of ecological projects.


  • Closing Date: 14/12/2018
  • Location: Dorset
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Assistant Ecologist

A full time permanent post is available.

One of the UK’s most respected and longest established ecological consultancies is currently seeking a suitably experienced Assistant Ecologist to join our busy, professional team in Buxton, Derbyshire.


  • Closing Date: 10/01/2019
  • Location: Buxton, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Natural Flood Management Officer

Salary: £21,643 (40% pro rata) plus 5% pension 

This is a part-time (15 hours per week), fixed term appointment until March 2021, based at Cricklepit Mill, Exeter with substantial time in the project area.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to deliver a catchment scale natural flood management project. You will make a significant contribution both to fulfilling the needs of this catchment and to informing the national approach to NFM. 


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2018
  • Location: Cricklepit Mill, Exeter
  • Posted: 21/11/2018
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Visitor Centre Manager

Based at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, near Skegness

Circa £23,000 pa

This is an exciting opportunity based at our visitor centre at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve on the Lincolnshire coast near Skegness.

The centre receives in excess of 100,000 visitors per year. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the facilities at the centre, including overseeing café operations, retail, delivery of events and working with colleagues to deliver a great experience for our visitors.


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, near Skegness
  • Posted: 21/11/2018
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Membership Development Officer

Salary: £11,500 Part time

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. They want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help meet their vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. 

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with Woodland Trust to recruit a number of Membership Development Officers across the UK.


  • Closing Date: 18/12/2018
  • Location: UK Wide
  • Posted: 21/11/2018
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Skills for Bees Outreach Trainee

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a part-time Skills for Bees Outreach Trainee to support survey and engagement work with Making a Buzz for the Coast. This is an ambitious natural heritage project focussed on safeguarding rare bee populations in north Kent, with Heritage Lottery Funding for habitat improvements and community engagement.

This role is an exciting opportunity to inspire the local people of Kent to take action for bumblebees through innovative engagement activities.


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: North Kent
  • Posted: 21/11/2018
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Part Time Bee Conservation Trainee

This is a part-time, temporary position for 9 months from February 2019. The position will be based from our office in Sittingbourne with regular travel for meetings, training and events across Kent.

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a part-time Bee Conservation Trainee to support conservation work with the Making a Buzz for the Coast project. This is an ambitious natural heritage project focused on safeguarding rare bee populations in north Kent, with Heritage Lottery Funding for habitat improvements and community engagement.


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Sittingbourne
  • Posted: 21/11/2018
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Countryside Manager

31,671 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Wareham

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champion and lover 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, you will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are rich in nature, support and engage local communities, and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.


  • Closing Date: 11/12/2018
  • Location: Wareham
  • Posted: 21/11/2018
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Assistant Ecology Volunteer Officer

Salary: Up to £24,491 pa depending on experience.

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Flexible

Location: Tyland Barn Visitor Centre and Nature Park, Sandling, Maidstone Kent ME14 3BD

To develop, increase and support volunteers involved in ecological data collection across the county, working alongside the Conservation and People Engagement teams. The post holder will work closely with the Project lead in delivering the Nature’s Sure Connected project which will enable us to understand the state of our wildlife and the impact of our conservation activities in the wider landscape.


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Tyland Barn Centre, Sandling, Maidstone
  • Posted: 20/11/2018
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Estate Ranger – Smithills Estate

Salary is £22,000 - £24,000

Smithills Estates is a rich upland landscape of grassland, moorland and woodland habitats which has been neglected; reducing biodiversity and leaving wildlife vulnerable. We’ve got big plans to restore Smithills and use it as an example of how all our uplands can be saved and transformed. We’re looking for an Estate Ranger to help assist us in this vision.


  • Closing Date: 16/12/2018
  • Location: Smithills Estate, Bolton
  • Posted: 20/11/2018
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Wild Towns Fisheries Officer

We are looking to recruit an experienced fisheries officer to support delivery of a European funded fisheries project. The project, which is part of a three-year habitat creation and improvement project funded by ERDF, will be delivered by a partnership group comprising of the lead partner (Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust) and delivery partners (Severn Trent Water, Severn Rivers Trust and Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group South West).


  • Closing Date: 12/12/2018
  • Location: Martley, Worcestershire
  • Posted: 20/11/2018
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Volunteer Ranger x 2

North Pembrokeshire

Accommodation & training

5 days a week for at 12 months.

Join the North Pembrokeshire Ranger team on the spectacular North Pembrokeshire coast and inland heaths. Working alongside staff & other volunteers, you will gain knowledge, skills & experience in countryside management, whilst ensuring the protection & enhancement of the environment for all to enjoy.


  • Delete Date: 18/12/2018
  • Location: North Pembrokeshire
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 20/11/2018
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Wild Trax Project Officer

Salary: £12,345 (pro rata) per annum (FTE £20,575)

Contract: Fixed term to 31 August 2019

Hours: Part-time, 21 hours per week

Based: College Lake Nature Reserve, near Tring

The Wild Trax project (funded by the Rothschilds Foundation) is a partnership pilot initiative between the Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust, The Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and the Natural History Museum at Tring. The project aims are to engage young people in Aylesbury and Dacorum Districts through youth-led, wildlife related activities and has been running since June 2017.


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: College Lake Nature Reserve, near Tring
  • Posted: 19/11/2018
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Assistant Ranger

£17,023 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Berkhamstead

Ashridge is one of the most important National Trust properties in the Chilterns, a thriving countryside estate which includes SSSIs, SAC, ancient scheduled monuments, Grade II* listed parkland, tenant farms, and the largest area of in hand woodland in the Trust with hundreds of ancient and veteran trees and acres of wooded common.


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Berkhamstead
  • Posted: 19/11/2018
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Senior Ranger

Salary: £34,052 depending on experience and skills.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an energetic, proactive and visionary Senior Ranger based at Hinchingbrooke Country Park. This comes at an appropriate time as the park is looking to develop its facilities and increase the range of activities and events offered. This is a significant prospect to make a difference and build on your career so far. The Senior Ranger will be responsible for delivering the Council priorities through increasing our profile, presence and impact whilst providing safe, well managed and welcoming sites to enable this to happen.


  • Closing Date: 16/12/2018
  • Location: Hinchingbrooke Country Park
  • Posted: 19/11/2018
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Centre Assistant / Trainee Instructor

The Lochranza Centre is an Outdoor Education Centre on the Isle of Arran in West Central Scotland. 

Set in stunning scenery, we provide taught Field Studies Courses & adventure activities to school groups, youth organisations, families & visiting members of the public.  We also provide B&B accommodation & guided walks.

We are an independent Centre with a small team of 12 staff covering instructors, caterers & housekeeping.  Our season commences with groups at the beginning of February & runs through until mid November.  We remain open all year round for food & accommodation.


  • Delete Date: 17/12/2018
  • Location: Isle of Arran, Scotland
  • Posted: 19/11/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 19/11/2018

Help Fight Corruption & Wildlife Crime, Volunteer 4 Africa

Practical Volunteer, Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Reserve Assistant Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Farm and Grazing Voluntary Trainee x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Living Seas Volunteer Positions 2019, Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre

Welcome Team - Information Desk, WWT

Maintenance - Vehicle and Machinery, WWT

Skokholm Long Term Volunteers, The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales

Woodland Working Group Member, Woodland Trust

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Wild Towns Project Officer

Salary £24,000 plus pension and life insurance

Fixed term full-time contract for 3 years

We are looking to recruit an experienced project officer to deliver an agreed programme of habitat restoration and creation over the next three years across seven towns in Gloucestershire. The project, funded by ERDF, will be delivered by a partnership group comprising of the lead partner (Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust) and delivery partners (Severn Trent Water, Severn Rivers Trust and Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group South West).


  • Closing Date: 12/12/2018
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 16/11/2018
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Lead Ranger

£27,191 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Yeovil

Rangers play a hugely important role at the National Trust, thinking long term to look after our special places. Our new strategy for Land Outdoors and Nature means that we are investing in front line ranger services to help us deliver positive changes at a landscape scale. We are looking to recruit a Lead Ranger to join our team in South Somerset to ensure excellent, sustainable care and conservation is delivered across our land, be it our agricultural tenancies or our historic parklands.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2018
  • Location: Yeovil
  • Posted: 16/11/2018
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Arboricultural Officer

SO1 - £30,012 - £31,764

Permanent/Fulltime

This role offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced Arboriculturalist to work as part of the Green Team.

The successful candidate will work alongside the Senior Arboricultural Officer to assist with the strategic management and development of the Boroughs tree stock. This will include making informed tree works recommendations, providing technical advice to the Planning department on all arboricultural matters and responding to tree related queries.


  • Closing Date: 15/12/2018
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 16/11/2018
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Programme Manager

Newton Stewart

£29,695 - £32,811, plus benefits

As a Programme Manager within South Region of Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES), you will have the opportunity to work within a team to shape the current and future management of 115,000 ha of land across Galloway.

This is an exciting and forward thinking role that combines leadership with facilitation and problem solving skills. Work programmes have to be efficient and practical, but also responsive to the opportunities that the land offers and to the context of FES Corporate Plan objectives.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2018
  • Location: Newton Stewart
  • Posted: 15/11/2018
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Assistant Partnership Officer (Rivers)

We're looking for a part-time assistant officer to help us deliver our Natural Flood Management and river enhancement projects. You will be based at our office in Bexley, and work alongside our Rivers Officer and volunteer team on rivers across west Kent such as the Cray, Darent, Beult and Medway. This is an ideal role for someone who is still completing their studies, or who would like to start off a career based on river ecology.


  • Closing Date: 12/12/2018
  • Location: Bexley, Kent
  • Posted: 15/11/2018
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Ornithological Field Surveyors

(Salary – 23,500-25,000 depending on skills and experience)

This is a 12 month contract initially with a view to extending in the future.

We require two, full-time, bird surveyors to be based in Scotland. Applicants will have carried out bird surveys such as Vantage Points, Breeding Bird Surveys, Raptor Surveys and display a sound knowledge of birds both by sight and call.


  • Closing Date: 14/12/2018
  • Location: Scotland
  • Posted: 15/11/2018
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Education Officer - Wildlife Project

Location: Orkney

Salary: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part time, 18.45 hours per week

Contract: 5 years

We are looking for a person with a passion for teaching and outdoor learning and good knowledge of the Curriculum for Excellence to deliver the "Young Ambassadors" component of this project. You will design and deliver lessons for primary and secondary classes on non-native species, what the project is doing to tackle the threat from stoats and how to prevent invasions.


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Orkney
  • Posted: 14/11/2018
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Monitoring Officer - Wildlife Project

Location: Orkney

Salary: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 5 years

You will be responsible for the component of the project that aims to increase knowledge of species population trends in Orkney through co-ordinating native species surveys across the county and encouraging volunteer participation in wildlife surveying or monitoring remote nest camera footage.


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Orkney
  • Posted: 14/11/2018
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Community Engagement Officer - Wildlife Project

Location: Orkney

Salary: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 5 years

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to inspire Orkney's communities and visitors to engage with the Orkney Native Wildlife Project. You will be responsible for the component of the project which will involve giving regular talks about the project, producing a newsletter and ensuring project presence at Orkney's festivals and agricultural shows.


  • Closing Date: 12/12/2018
  • Location: Orkney
  • Posted: 14/11/2018
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Trapper - Wildlife Project

Location: Orkney

Salary: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 5 years

We are looking for ten experienced mammal trappers to deliver the stoat eradication operation for the Orkney Native Wildlife Project. The Orkney Native Wildlife Project aims to safeguard the internationally important native wildlife of Orkney now and into the future by addressing the threat it faces from an invasive non-native predator: the stoat.


  • Closing Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Orkney
  • Posted: 14/11/2018
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Ecological Consultant

Location:          Cambridgeshire and Leeds

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


  • Delete Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Cambridgeshire and Leeds
  • Posted: 12/11/2018
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Senior Ecological Consultant

Location:          Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton

Salary:             Competitive

Contract:          Permanent

With over 75 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors.


  • Delete Date: 10/12/2018
  • Location: Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton
  • Posted: 12/11/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 12/11/2018

Practical Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

Events Coordinator, CPREssex

District Representative, CPREssex

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Teaching Trees Education Officer

Location: Staffordshire

Fee: £17.50 per hour to cover 1-2 short (4 hour) days per week, delivering about 30 sessions a year during school terms, carrying out planning and administration, and attending team meetings and training as required.

We are seeking to appoint a Teaching Trees Education Officer in Staffordshire to enrol local primary schools and deliver sessions at KS1 and KS2 level. This part-time freelance time position is an excellent opportunity for a high calibre individual with primary school and outdoor learning experience to make a real impact on the provision of woodland education and children’s understanding of woods in the local area.


  • Closing Date: 14/12/2018
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Posted: 08/11/2018
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Project Officer

Permanent Part-time 15 hrs per week

£23,111-£25,463 pro rata

Hungerford, Berkshire

Working as part a small team and with the Senior Project Development & Funding Officer you will contribute or lead on funding bids to external funders, both commercial sponsors and others. You will deliver projects in support of the Management Plan and associated strategies, plans and guidance


  • Closing Date: 24/09/2019
  • Location: Hungerford, Berkshire
  • Posted: 04/09/2018
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Assistant Conservation Officer, Planning

£20,000 fte pa, pro rata to hours worked

21 hours, flexible weekdays

Would you like to have a pivotal role in protecting Surrey’s wildlife and landscapes for future generations? We have a vacancy for an Assistant Conservation Officer to work within the team providing ecological advice to Local Authority planning case officers on development proposals which could affect important species and habitats.


  • Closing Date: 21/09/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 23/08/2018
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