CJS Online

 

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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Snakes in the Heather Project Officers

An exciting opportunity has arisen with Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC) for two Project Officers to deliver a new National Lottery Heritage Fund project, Snakes in the Heather (SitH). The SitH project will focus on the conservation of smooth snakes and other reptile biodiversity on the heathlands of southern England.

SitH Citizen Science and Operations Officer

Project duration: 4 years, full time

Salary: £22,900 per annum plus pension

SitH Public Engagement and Education Officer

Project duration: 4 years, full time

Salary: £22,900 per annum plus pension


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Boscombe, Bournemouth
  • Posted: 18/06/2019
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Wildlife Ranger, South Region

£24,388 - £25,752, plus benefits

Our South Region provides the greatest volume of timber to local and national supply chains, supporting economic development. We also have areas that provide significant environmental and recreational value, such as Kirroughtree and Glentrool, with extensive areas of forestry on the Isle of Arran. These help give the region a wide and diverse range of activities to plan and manage on behalf of the Scottish Government.

The wildlife team consists of 11 Wildlife Rangers and 4 Wildlife Ranger Managers, responsible for wildlife control of . three deer species, including Roe, Fallow, and Red along with a population of feral goats and pigs. We are looking to recruit a Wildlife Ranger for the region, with this role being undertaken within the Western area of the region.


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: New Galloway
  • Posted: 18/06/2019
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Surrey Biodiversity Information Centre – Data Officers

Surrey Wildlife Trust

c£21,000 pa (dependent on skills and experience)

Surrey Wildlife Trust is looking for two individuals to play a critical role in the ongoing development of Surrey Biodiversity Information Centre (SBIC).


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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Assistant Reserve Manager - West Somerset and the Blackdowns 

Somerset Wildlife Trust

Salary £21,537 p.a.  for 37.5 hrs p.w.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Assistant Reserves Manager to join Somerset Wildlife Trust’s experienced team of eight dedicated and professional land managers in one of the most biodiverse counties of England. You will work across south and west Somerset on the practical estate management of a number of fantastic nature reserves as well as the implementation of reserve projects.


  • Delete Date: 15/07/2019
  • Location: West Somerset and the Blackdowns
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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Green Infrastructure Officer / Project Manager

Fixed Term Contracts until 31st March, 2022

Countryside and Wildlife Team, The Quays, Baglan Energy Park, Briton Ferry, Neath

Applications are invited for the posts of Green Infrastructure (GI) Project Manager and Green Infrastructure (GI) Officer, within the Countryside and Wildlife Team of Neath Port Talbot CBC. The Countryside and Wildlife Team is a multi-disciplinary team, dealing with countryside access, biodiversity conservation and project delivery and provision of ecological advice. We have secured funding from Welsh Government through the Enabling Natural Resources and Well-being Grant to deliver the South West Wales Green Infrastructure Project, a partnership project with Swansea Council, Carmarthenshire County Council, Coed Lleol and Cwmaman Town Council. 


  • Closing Date: 04/07/2019
  • Location: Baglan Energy Park, Briton Ferry, Neath
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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Strathspey Farmland Wader Officer

Salary: £25,823 - £30,209 Pro Rata (Band C) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed Term for 12 months

Working Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey

We have an exciting opportunity for a Strathspey Farmland Wader Officer to join our Conservation & Visitor Experience Team.

The Strathspey Wetlands and Wader Initiative (SWWI) is a partnership of Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), Cairngorms National Park Authority (CNPA), Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH), Scottish Agricultural College (SAC), CKD Galbraith, Agri-ecosystems and National Farmers Union Scotland (NFUS).


  • Closing Date: 09/07/2019
  • Location: Grantown on Spey
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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Wildlife Ranger Manager, Straiton

£26,433 - £29,281, plus benefits

It’s an exciting time for us here at Forestry and Land Scotland and we are looking for a Wildlife Ranger Manager to join us on our journey.

This is a great opportunity to work in an area of Scotland that is renowned for its stunning scenery and land based outdoor pursuits, so if you are passionate about working on the land and wildlife management we want to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2019
  • Location: Straiton, Scotland
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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Tutor

Field Studies Council

FSC Epping Forest and FSC London, predominantly based at FSC Epping Forest, Loughton, Essex

Salary - £19,726 - £22,511 per annum. 

Contract Term - Permanent

The post-holder will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All though first-hand experience’.  The post-holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners.


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: predominantly based at FSC Epping Forest
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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Head of Public Engagement & Communications

Based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Circa £40,000 pa

Are you an excellent manager with the passion to change hearts and minds?

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust has created a new role to lead its vital work inspiring people, organisations and communities to value and safeguard wildlife. With a large team of staff and volunteers along with a substantial budget, you will manage our education delivery, popular visitor centre, range of communications and be a member of our senior team.


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: Horncastle, Lincolnshire
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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General Manager

Full Time, Permanent

Market competitive package, dependent on experience  

Pensthorpe Natural Park, in North Norfolk, was created by a visionary conservationist who landscaped an area of gravel extraction in the River Wensum Valley to create one of Britain’s most biodiverse nature reserves.   Purchased by Bill Jordan, who co-founded Jordan’s Cereals, and his wife Deb in 2003, the site celebrated its 30th Anniversary in 2018.   

The Pensthorpe Estate is also the home of the Pensthorpe Conservation Trust, a charitable trust whose main aims are to establish a centre of excellence for habitat management and restoration alongside conservation of wetland and farmland bird species through captive breeding programmes in national conservation partnerships.  


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Fakenham, Norfolk
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 17/06/2019

Practical Reserve Management Placement, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Practical Conservation Volunteer Internship - RSPB Blean Woods, RSPB

Volunteer Placement - Ranger Team, Northumberland National Park

Residential Warden, RSPB

Holton Lee Conservation Volunteer, RSPB

Full Time Nature Reserve Volunteers x 3, Devon Wildlife Trust

Long Term Residential Volunteer - Practical Conservation, RSPB

Internships x 2, Paradise Wildlife Park

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here

Trainee Countryside Ranger

Salary: £18,320 - £25,408

Sevenoaks District Council is recognised as one of the best places to work in the UK, having recently retained our Platinum accreditation under Investors in People. We are the only financially self-sufficient Council in the country and have an ambitious agenda to do more for our communities.

We are seeking to recruit a Trainee Countryside Ranger to assist in the daily and seasonal work activities required for the protection, safety, maintenance and improvement of the Councils Parks and Woodlands assets and its Commons responsibilities.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2019
  • Location: Rangers Lodge, Shoreham
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Great North Wood Project Officer

Salary: £23,787 - £25,305 (pro rata £19,030 – 20,244)

Location: Centre for Wildlife Gardening, 28 Marsden Road, London, SE15 4EE and other locations around the Great North Wood

Part time 4 days per week, Fixed Term until 31 March 2021

London Wildlife Trust is a growing charity with a diverse range of projects and funding sources. Since April 2017 we have been delivering a project which is National Lottery Heritage Funded in ‘The Great North Wood’ (GNW). The GNW is an ancient landscape that was instrumental in the development of London but that is now a somewhat forgotten fragmented patchwork of woodland and green space sites. The project aims to ‘reconnect’ and enhance remnant sites of heritage woodland for both wildlife and people across the Forest Hill, Sydenham and Norwood ridge in south London.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2019
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Countryside Worker Apprentice

Based in both Castleton and Helmsley

You will be paid a training allowance of £9,056 in year 1 and this will increase considerably as you go into year two.

North York Moors National Park and the North Yorkshire Moors Railway are working together to offer fantastic apprenticeship opportunities thanks to the National Heritage Lottery Fund.

This is a great chance for you to develop practical countryside skills, working as part of a team, alongside the railway and in the rest of the National Park.

The apprenticeship is for an initial period of 2 years and you’ll be working alongside our experienced staff who are looking forward to sharing their skills with you. If you think that you fit the bill, we’d love to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: Castleton and Helmsley
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Conservation Access Recreation Officer

Are you passionate about protecting and enhancing special places to make a positive difference for people and wildlife? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for a conservation, access and recreation (CAR) officer to join our estates team. Wessex Water is one of the top performing water and sewerage companies in the UK, serving 2.8 million customers across the south west of England. It is part of the Wessex Water Group which comprises a number of companies alongside our regulated business, including property development, engineering and construction and waste management and renewable energy services. 


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2019
  • Location: Bath
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Countryside Worker Apprentices

18 month Apprenticeship

Full-time - 37 hours

£8,658 per annum (£4.50 per hour) for year 1. Rising to the national minimum wage in the second year.

These apprenticeships are based at our office in Tebay.

The Westmorland Dales is a beautiful landscape within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and we are looking for individuals to gain Skills for the Future. We have four apprenticeship opportunities, ideal for enthusiastic individuals who would like to kick start a countryside career in land management or wildlife conservation.


  • Closing Date: 11/07/2019
  • Location: Tebay, Cumbria
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Senior Countryside Officer

Salary: £39,983 – £44,543 per annum,

Hours: Full time

South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils are seeking an experienced ecologist to manage the council’s Countryside Service. This is an exciting and varied role working with a team of specialist advisors who are to helping shape the future environment of southern Oxfordshire.

You must have professional experience of working as an Ecologist and be able to demonstrate a sound practical knowledge in all aspects of ecology and land management.


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2019
  • Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Part Time Communications Officer

We are growing our team and on the lookout for a highly motivated individual play a fundamental role in day to day operations of the AST.

The Atlantic Salmon Trust is a leading salmon and sea trout conservation charity that seeks to improve the freshwater and marine populations of Atlantic salmon and sea trout from catchments flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. It is based in the UK but has a reach and reputation that extends around the fisheries world.  The Trust is looking to appoint a part-time Communications Co-ordinator to raise awareness of the work undertaken. This is an exciting opportunity to shape and deliver the communications of a proactive conservation body, based in the heart of Perthshire.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019
  • Location: Battleby, Perthshire
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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John Muir Award Administrator

Salary: £18,500 pro rata

Location: Llangollen

Position type: Initially fixed term until July 2020

Hours: Part-time - 21 hrs per week (0.6 FTE)

We wish to appoint a part-time Administrator as part of the John Muir Award team. The post-holder will coordinate their work with the existing John Muir Award Administrator (based in Leith) and the UK Award & Engagement Manager, to provide administrative support to John Muir Award staff throughout the UK.


  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: Llangollen
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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John Muir Award Administrator

Salary: £18,500 pro rata

Location: Pitlochry

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Part-time - 14 hrs per week (0.4 FTE)

The John Muir Award is the UK’s leading environmental award scheme and the main engagement initiative of the John Muir Trust. It supports people of all backgrounds to connect with, enjoy and care for wild places. It is non-competitive and open to everyone.


  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: Pitlochry
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Access Officer – Capital Works

Hertford

Starting Salary: £22,462 pa progressing to £29,636 pa dependent on skills and experience

Full Time, Fixed Term 24 month contract with potential extension subject to funding.

We work to provide a healthy, high quality environment for residents of and visitors to Hertfordshire. Through partnership working with other agencies, user groups and individuals we engage the public in our work at every stage.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Hertford
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Projects Officer – Active Travel Network

Hertford

Starting Salary: £26,999 to £29,636 pa dependent on skills and experience

Full Time, 12 month Fixed Term Contract with possible extension subject to funding.

As active travel rises up the local agenda, Hertfordshire County Council has recently adopted a new Local Transport Plan prioritising investment in non-motorised transport. Our service is uniquely positioned to deliver on this agenda, managing 3000km of public rights of way and working in close partnership with many parks and greenspace colleagues in other authorities.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Hertford
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Partnership Manager

£35,000 pa pro rata

Location: Hagley, Worcs and home working

Contract Type: Fixed term for 15 months

Hours: 22.5 per week (3 days)

The Midlands Parks Forum is a young and vibrant organisation which is evolving from the West Midlands Parks Forum, which has been established for 33 years, and the East Midlands Parks Forum, which is re-establishing after a period of decline. The new combined organisation will become the voice for parks and green spaces in the Midlands. We now need a Partnership Manager who will develop the organisation and oversee the delivery of workshops, research, case studies as well as securing additional funding. You will also be responsible for engaging new forum members and reporting to NLHF.


  • Closing Date: 04/07/2019
  • Location: Hagley, Worcs and home working
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Ecologists / Conservation Rangers

We would welcome hearing from you if you are self employed and willing to work on a freelance basis.

Salary - Good. Project and experience dependent.

Exciting opportunities have arisen to gain experience in a wide range of conservation projects within a growing and sector leading business.  We require assistance with a number of projects across North Wales and the midlands. 

Projects are either ecology based, conducting protected species surveys and report writing or practical habitat management projects. The role/roles are varied as can be seen from the range of projects we deliver and will involve habitat management/creation projects, access improvements, installation of environmental educational resources and protected species work.


  • Delete Date: 11/07/2019
  • Location: Across North Wales and the Midlands
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Team Leader

Ecosulis is currently looking to recruit a full time Team Leader in the Uxbridge area with considerable experience with working on large landscaping contracts.

Are you passionate about the environment and looking for an opportunity to manage a team of dedicated professionals making a meaningful impact on UK conservation? What better way to help mitigate climate change and benefit biodiversity than by joining a fast moving and creative business managing habitat creation projects across the country.


  • Closing Date: 11/07/2019
  • Location: Uxbridge
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Senior Land Use Policy Officer

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

RSPB Scotland's Land Use Policy team is working hard to make the case for farming, forestry and other land use policies that will help us combat climate change and save nature. We now have a vacancy for an experienced Senior Policy Officer to join us to work on land use and climate change issues and lead our policy advocacy and campaigning.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Community Engagement Officer

The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country

Location: Centre of the Earth, 42 Norman Street, Birmingham, B18 7EP

Full time

Salary £20,365

As our community engagement officer, your role will be to inspire and support people of all ages and backgrounds to learn about, enjoy and care for our urban wildlife. Working at sites and community settings across the conurbation, you will develop projects with community groups, deliver creative outdoor learning sessions with schools and run health and well-being in nature courses for people from diverse backgrounds.


  • Delete Date: 11/07/2019
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Professional Breeding Wader Monitoring Contract

Invitation to Tender: Lough Erne Wildfowlers Council

Co. Fermanagh, N Ireland

As part of the overall Lough Erne Landscape Partnership (LELP) heritage initiative, Lough Erne Wildfowlers’ Council (LEWC) have secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) to continue and expand their existing breeding wader project on Boa Island, working with local landowners to restore and maintain suitable habitat for a number of wading bird species, which have been in decline as breeding species in the area in recent decades LEWC wish to commission professional ornithological surveying to monitor breeding wader populations at sites in Boa Island, providing scientifically robust data to help us to deliver our breeding wader conservation project.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Co. Fermanagh, N Ireland
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Estate Mechanic/Fitter

Reay Forest Estate, Sutherland
Competitive Salary + Benefits + Rent Free Accommodation

The Reay Forest Estate in Sutherland forms part of the Grosvenor Estate, owned by the Duke of Westminster and Grosvenor family, located in the North West Highlands region of Scotland. The role will involve maintaining all estate plant and equipment, keeping vehicles roadworthy and ensure all equipment is kept compliant and in a safe operating condition. The role may include Ghillie duties through the sporting season.


  • Delete Date: 11/07/2019
  • Location: Reay Forest Estate, Sutherland
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Senior Fisheries Biologist

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Fisheries Biologist based at the trust office in Beauly, Inverness-shire.

The Senior Fisheries Biologist will report to the River Director and be accountable for the development and delivery of a range of fisheries research and monitoring programmes. These will be designed to ensure the long-term sustainability of fish populations and fish habitat within the Ness and Beauly systems.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Beauly, Inverness-shire
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Tree Health Planning & Contingency Manager

Edinburgh

£41,425 - £45,126, plus benefits

The incidence of damaging pests and diseases has increased markedly in Scotland over the last 5-10 years and protecting our woodland resource, coupled with increasing its resilience, is now at the forefront of Scottish Forestry's activities. In this role, you will principally be responsible for planning and overseeing our field based operations in response to existing and future threats to the health of Scotland's vital forest resource. You will oversee the delivery of contingency planning for tree health in Scotland; lead the delivery of surveillance operations; monitor contract management, and support Conservancy staff in discharging their duties associated with Statutory Plant Health Notices (SPHNs).


  • Closing Date: 23/06/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Environment Officer

Yare House, Norwich

Permanent

Grade E

Salary: £22,462 to £26,317 per annum

37 hours per week

This role supports the integrated management of the Broads and is responsible for the provision of technical expertise, with particular focus on nature conservation.


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2019
  • Location: Yare House, Norwich
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Tutor

Field Studies Council

Salary - £19,726 - £22,511 per annum

Contract Term – Permanent

The post-holder will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All though first-hand experience’.  The post-holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners.


  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: FSC Amersham, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Nature Reserve Apprentice

Yorkshire Water

This is a unique opportunity to be based at our Tophill Low Nature Reserve, Watton Carrs, Hutton Cranswick nr Driffield. 

The nature reserve opened in 1993, is adjacent to the Water Treatment Works and has 12 hides, including reception hide and photography hide spread across the 120ha site. The reserve is known for its birds but is also valuable for its flowers, insects, reptiles and mammals and has a growing reputation as a site for wildlife photography. The two reservoirs have SSSI status for their massive wildfowl numbers. Around the perimeter a network of marshes, ponds, woodlands and grasslands result in an annual 160+ bird species, with over 60 readily visible even in mid-winter.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019
  • Location: Tophill Low Nature Reserve, Watton Carrs, Hutton Cranswick nr Driffield
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Development Officer / Senior Development Officer – Ecologist

Fixed Term Contract - ending on 31 March 2022

Following a sustained expansion of work we have a fantastic opportunity for a Development Officer - Ecologist to join our Conservation of the Historic Environment, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Ecology Team. The team provides professional and technical advice on heritage, landscape, design, and ecology issues with regards environmental, policy, spatial planning and the statutory planning process. The team is also responsible for the designation and management of Solihull’s 23 Local Nature Reserves and the delivery of externally funded projects.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Solihull
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Ecologist

The role is offered on a full-time basis however a 4-day-working-week or other flexible options will be considered.

Eight Associates has a unique opportunity for a confident Ecologist to be part of our amazing multi-disciplinary team, shaping and leading on the future of our ecology service.

A bit about the role: Shape the future of the ecology service, undertaking all aspects of ecology consultancy; Manage a portfolio of projects across a range of developments; Pragmatic approach to habitat and protected species surveys, and a mature technical report writer.


  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Director

CPRE Gloucestershire

The post is flexible and part-time and is offered on the basis of a 20-hour working week.

If you are passionate about the countryside and want to work towards positive change to enhance and protect the Gloucestershire environment, we want to hear from you.

As a pro-active self-starter and team motivator with strong strategic vision and the drive to champion campaigns, you will enjoy working with Trustees, volunteers and staff members to lead our organisation at an exciting time for the organisation.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Gloucester
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Leamington’s Green Connections Project Officer

Salary: Grade 2b (£19,768 - £27,050)

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time

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

A new exciting opportunity has arisen at WWT to deliver ‘Leamington’s Green Connections’ our new National Lottery Community Fund project which has been set up to help prevent social isolation and build better connections for people living in Warwick District through the delivery of volunteering opportunities and other activities at Leam Valley and Oakley Wood nature reserves.


  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Field Studies Tutor

People - Children, Swanage, Dorset

Salary: £23,212            

Leeson House Field Studies Centre is looking for a Field Studies Tutor to join our friendly team. This post offers an ideal opportunity for someone to develop, plan and lead GCSE and A Level Geography fieldwork as well as other age groups and subjects.

Leeson House is a grade II listed manor house near Swanage, Dorset, on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast.


  • Closing Date: 07/07/2019
  • Location: Swanage, Dorset
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Engaging with Nature Project Officer

Salary: £10,743.50 per annum (FTE £21,487)

Contract: Fixed Term (2 years), 17.5 hours per week

Based: The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, Berkshire

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic project officer to deliver an exciting new health and wellbeing project: Engaging with Nature. As the Engaging with Nature Project Officer you will work within the Nature Discovery Centre Community Wildlife team and manage the planning and delivery of outdoor sessions designed to improve the mental wellbeing of individuals from our partner organisations.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Assistant Arboricultural Consultant

Full Time, Competitive Package

Based at Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Lockhart Garratt Ltd is a leading independent consultancy that specialises in providing effective solutions across a broad range of tree, woodland and environmental related issues. Our vision is to:

“See land used in a sustainable way making responsible use of available natural resources”.

As part of Lockhart Garratt’s continued growth, we require an Assistant Arboricultural Consultant to work alongside and under the supervision of our existing Arboricultural Team


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Arboricultural Consultant

Full Time, Competitive Package

Based at Corby, Northamptonshire

As part of Lockhart Garratt’s continued growth, we require an Arboricultural Consultant to work alongside and under the supervision of our existing Arboricultural Team in all matters relating to trees and their interaction with the built and natural environment.


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: Corby, Northamptonshire
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Assistant Ranger

Durham County Council

Contract Type: Temporary

Working Pattern: Full time

Salary: Grade 4 £18,795 - £19,945 p.a.

Hours per week: 37

An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Ranger (maternity cover – temporary until 31/07/2020 or until the return of the substantive post holder) based at Hardwick Park, within the Parks and Countryside Team.

You will be required to undertake all aspects of park and countryside management. This includes site inspections, routine practical maintenance, managing volunteers and working alongside the Programming Team to deliver education sessions and events, to ensure a positive profile of Durham County Council’s Parks and Countryside Estate. Other main duties include responsibility for the cleaning, security and general maintenance within the visitor centre and associated facilities.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Location: Hardwick Park, County Durham
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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Project Development & Research Officer

Employer: South Yorkshire Biodiversity Research Group, Sheffield, but will consider self-employed applicant.

Location: Sheffield & North Lincs. (Brigg)

Hours: 18.5 hrs per week (50% fte) (flexible - some weekend & evening work necessary)

Salary: Negotiable around £18K to £24K pro rata plus agreed work-related expenses

Our ‘Re-discovering and re-wilding a lost landscape: Lincolnshire the Ancholme Valley’ project, funded thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, awarded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, is set to run over the next two years. It will work with local people to peel back the layers of history to discover hidden landscape heritage and biodiversity combined with research into memories and reminiscences of recent landscape change, and the drainage of once-extensive wetlands.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Location: Sheffield and North Lincs.
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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Trainee Tutor

Salary: £17,208 - £21,210

Leeson House Field Studies Centre is looking for a Trainee Tutor to join our friendly team. This post offers an ideal opportunity for someone to initially train alongside our tutors and then take on a more prominent role with teaching subjects such as geography, geology and ecology.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Swanage, Dorset
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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College Leaver Positions

The RFS is inviting applications for two one-year forestry jobs for college leavers. These jobs will equip the successful candidates with the skills and experience to kick-start their careers in forestry and woodland management.

College leaver position: Assistant Wood Reeve.

Employer: Tregothnan Estate, Mereworth, near Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5PZ

Salary: £16,000 pa

College leaver positions: Woodland Grounds Assistant

Employers: Huntley Estate, May Hill, Gloucestershire, GL19 3HQ 

Salary: £16,000 pa

Start date: September 2019


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2019
  • Location: Gloucestershire and Kent
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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Ranger

£7,971 pa

Permanent p/t (15 hrs pw)

Poole

Stunning Brownsea Island is located in Poole Harbour. The island is a haven for wildlife, with an array of habitats including woodland, heathland and a lagoon. The thriving outdoor centre hosts a variety of sports and activities. Travelling to work by water is one of the perks of the job at Brownsea Island and a free boat is available for staff. If you are enthusiastic, customer-focused and love the great outdoors, the team would love to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Location: Poole
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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Lead Ranger

Salary:  £29,139 to £36,526

Hours:  37 hours per week

Type of post: Permanent

As a champion of the South Downs the post holder will need to be able to interpret and promote the special qualities of the landscape of the park and work effectively and pragmatically with their three Lead Ranger colleagues to deliver key outcomes across not just their own area but the whole park.

This post is based at the Weald and Downland Living Museum in Singleton and covers the central area of the park.  Actively engaging with stakeholders and partners the post holder will lead the work in their area to improve the shared delivery of outcomes identified in our Partnership Management Plan and Corporate Plan, which support our purposes and duty with particular focus on conservation, access and socio-economic work.


  • Closing Date: 23/06/2019
  • Location: Weald and Downland Living Museum, Singleton
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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Ecologist

Salary is £22 - £30K (pro rata) depending on experience and qualifications.

Darwin Ecology Ltd is a small team of highly skilled ecologists who provide a complete range of ecological surveys and contracting services across the South and South-West regions. We work on a wide range of projects from small extensions to large multi phase housing developments including National infrastructure projects.

We are looking for an experienced Ecologist to join our team of consultants for 9 months with possible extension as maternity cover. The role will be based at our Southern Office in Farnham, Surrey with some scope for flexible working patterns and home working, especially during summer months.


  • Delete Date: 09/07/2019
  • Location: Farnham, Surrey
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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Magnificent Meadows: Gweirgloddiau Gwych Outreach Project Officer

These are part-time (4 days/week) fixed term posts for 3 years with a salary of £24,360 pro rata.

You will be an important part of the team using your experience of engaging audiences to deliver the agreed outcomes and outputs which include a comprehensive set of meadow restorations, the establishment of a network of support for natural seeding to establish new species rich grasslands, a comprehensive set of community meadows, training and use of species identification, grassland management training, the mobilisation of a cohort of volunteers undertaking citizen science, training for landowners, rangers and community groups, developing resources and databases and running three pilot projects to involve local communities in their local meadows to measure improvements in health and well-being.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Radyr, Cardiff
  • Posted: 10/06/2019
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Magnificent Meadows: Gweirgloddiau Gwych Conservation Project Officer

This is a full-time fixed term post for 3 years with a salary of £24,360.

Do you want to be a part of a the first ever Wales-wide meadow conservation and restoration project making a real difference for places and people? Magnificent Meadows: Gweirgloddiau Gwych is a project delivered by Plantlife in partnership with the National Trust, Brecon Beacons and Pembrokeshire Coast National Parks and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. This three-year project will have a significant impact in restoring and creating more species rich grasslands, in training people in plant and waxcap identification and engaging and involving communities in their local meadows to improve understanding, physical and mental well-being.   


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Radyr, Cardiff
  • Posted: 10/06/2019
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Planning Forester – Cowdray Estate Woods Department

Reporting to Head Forester

This is a full-time position, offered as a two fixed term contract.

To assist in the delivery of the Cowdray Woods Vision – To manage the Estate woodlands productively while enhancing benefits for wildlife and society.


  • Closing Date: 06/07/2019
  • Location: Midhurst, West Sussex
  • Posted: 10/06/2019
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Volunteering Support Assistant

21 hours per week

£20,000 p.a pro rata Plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution

Are you professional, articulate, and enthusiastic with a natural ability to positively interact with a wide range of people? Would you like to play a part in creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone?

If so, we are looking for a Volunteering Support Assistant to join our dynamic Supporter Engagement team.


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2019
  • Location: Yorkshire
  • Posted: 10/06/2019
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Volunteer Coordinator

3 days per week (0.6FTE)

£23,087 FTE per annum, actual salary £13,852

The work of the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is underpinned by our long history of volunteer participation - from the genesis of our urban wildlife movement to the wide range of volunteer activity happening today. To ensure we continue to offer the best possible experience, the Trust is looking for a dedicated Volunteer Coordinator to lead and develop this area of our work, supporting people through all stages of their volunteer journey and establishing best practice throughout the organisation.  


  • Delete Date: 08/07/2019
  • Location: Centre of the Earth, 42 Norman Street, Birmingham, B18 7EP
  • Posted: 10/06/2019
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Red Squirrel Ranger - Grasmere to Grizedale Project (Hawkshead area, Cumbria)

Northumberland Wildlife Trust

The role is offered on an initial 12 month contract and is for 35 hours a week.

Salary £16,305 per annum.

Grasmere to Grizedale red squirrel project is a new initiative that will deliver a programme of action to protect reds in this area of the Lake District. It will be delivered in partnership between Westmorland Red Squirrels, Grasmere Red Squirrel Group and RSNE, and will work closely with local communities, including volunteers, landowners and managers.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019
  • Location: Hawkshead area, Cumbria
  • Posted: 10/06/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 10/06/2019

Children Trails Developer, RSPB

Event and Activites Volunteer, RSPB Sandwell Valley

Conservation volunteer, West Dunbartonshire Council

OCND - Volunteer Trainees x 4, Old Chalk New Downs HLF Project

Spurn Reserve Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Nature Reserves Trainee- North Cave Wetlands, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Events and Engagement Volunteer, Somerset Wildlife Trust

Butterfly, bird or plant assistant, Taylor Wildlife

Volunteers, The Barn Owl Centre

Residential Volunteer Interns , RSPB

Residential volunteer, New Forest, RSPB

Volunteer Trainee Orchard Origins Officer, Herefordshire Wildlife Trust

Voluntary Reserve Officers (up to 4), The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

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Water Environment and Agriculture Officer

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000

Location: Lower Smite Farm, Smite Hill, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3 8SZ

The post is full time and the contract runs until 31 March 2021.

Do you want to help us address water pollution and create and restore healthy water and riparian habitats through engaging with land-managers in Worcestershire? Do you want to help us address water pollution and create and restore healthy water and riparian habitats through engaging with land-managers in Worcestershire?


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Location: Lower Smite Farm, Smite Hill, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3 8SZ
  • Posted: 07/06/2019
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Head of Estate

Salary: £25K

The Lost Gardens of Heligan are looking to recruit a Head of Estate to be responsible for the day to day management of the farm, woodlands and grassland that constitute 160 acres of the 200 acres managed by the Lost Gardens of Heligan.

This role will include the welfare and management of our rare breed livestock, the continued restoration and maintenance of areas of historic parkland and woodland, the conservation and enhancement of our native flora and fauna, while sustaining and improving our visitors’ appreciation and understanding of all elements of Heligan Estate.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: St.Austell, Cornwall
  • Posted: 07/06/2019
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Beat Forester – Delamere

Northwich, North West, CW8 2JD

£30,140 - £33,303

44 hours excluding lunch breaks

The Beat Forester post will be based at our Delamere office where the successful candidate will head the team managing Delamere Forest and our Community woodlands based in Merseyside. The beat is responsible for producing 5000 – 10000cm3 of timber per year and a programme of restocking, as well as managing a number of maintenance contracts across the beat.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Northwich, North West, CW8 2JD
  • Posted: 07/06/2019
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Lecturer/Instructor Keeper - Gamekeeping

Askham Bryan College

This is a full time post, with excellent pay and permanent role working 37 hours per week.

The Game and Wildlife Department at Newton Rigg College, is a long establish and widely respected game keeping focused learning provision which offers nationally un-rivalled game and deer teaching facilities. We are proud to have our own Purdy Award winning driven partridge shoot, clay ground and grouse moor. The Newton Rigg Campus forms part of the wider Askham Bryan College and the organisation also offers opportunities to link across the land-based education sector in Northern England.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Newton Rigg College
  • Posted: 07/06/2019
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East Wight Wetlands Officer

Salary Circa £24k-£25k depending on qualifications and experience; full-time 35 hours per week; permanent contract; based at Bouldnor Forest, Isle of Wight

As part of the Solent & Isle of Wight Team, this post is crucial to the successful delivery of the Trust’s Reserves and Wilder vision on the Isle of Wight. The role will initially focus on Wetland restoration and capital works delivery in the East Wight before changing to management of the Isle of Wight Reserves.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Bouldnor Forest, Isle of Wight
  • Posted: 07/06/2019
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Policy Co-ordinator (Maternity cover)

Part-time 18 hours 30 minutes per week, fixed term up to 12 months

From £24,307 - £28,083 pa pro-rata (band C) dependent on experience, plus 8% pension contribution

We have a fantastic opportunity for a dynamic policy officer to use our evidence-base and expertise to deliver positive policy outcomes for butterflies and moths across the UK.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Dorset (negotiable)
  • Posted: 07/06/2019
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Education Families and Youth Officer

Location: Cardiff
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £22,869 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Running free outreach sessions in primary schools and early years settings across Cardiff, you will encourage children to enjoy nature and inspire them to discover more. You'll spend most of your time out and about in schools and run our Cardiff Wildlife Detectives club, which is a club for families. You'll be part of an enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers, whom you'll be responsible for leading. Alongside school outreach work in Cardiff, you'll support wider engagement work with children across Wales.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Cradiff
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Seasonal Project Officer (x2)

A salary of up to £22,000 (pro rata) will be payable dependant on experience. 

Moray and Angus / Perthshire

The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative wishes to recruit two seasonal project officers to assist in the management of volunteers and the delivery of biosecurity and invasive non-native species control and monitoring in summer 2019.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Location: Moray and Angus / Perthshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Project Officer - Reserves Strategic Development Programme

Location: Flexible Location - Bedfordshire
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236
Hours: Full time
Contract: 12 months

An opportunity has arisen for a Project Officer to support the Reserves Strategic Development Programme, an exciting programme work to increase the income generated from visitor operations on our reserves. 


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2019
  • Location: Flexible Location - Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Nature Recovery Campaign Programme Manager

Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
Salary starting at: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: 18 months fixed term contract

The Nature Recovery Campaign aims to secure ambitious new laws and policies that will drive nature's recovery across the four countries of the UK and create a strong UK platform for a new global deal for nature in 2020. The Nature Recovery Campaign Programme Manager will play a leading role to drive the project forward, ensuring (amongst other aspects) that the business case and objectives are clearly defined, monitoring and evaluation framework and risk analysis is set up and that programme work stream governance is created.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Woodland Mentors

Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales)

Actif Woods Wales Mentor Rhondda Cynon Taf (maternity cover) AND/OR Merthyr - AND - Actif Woods Wales Mentor Neath Port Talbot and Carmarthenshire

An exciting opportunity to improve people’s health and well-being by coordinating the ‘Actif Woods Wales’ programme of woodland activities in the local project area.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2019
  • Location: Various Locations
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Volunteer Conservation Trainee

Location: Based at Low Barns, Witton Le Wear, Bishop Auckland DL14 OAG

Time commitment: 4 days p/w (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday) plus one weekend day per month

Benefits: A bursary of £111/week is provided plus travel.

To support Living Landscapes Officers in their work, particularly the management of the Trust’s nature reserves and planning and leading volunteer tasks.


  • Closing Date: 27/06/2019
  • Location: Low Barns, Witton Le Wear, Bishop Auckland
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Fixed Term Rights of Way Officer

Full Time
£19,945 - £22,462 per annum

Location: County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP

A Rights of Way Searches Officer is required at County Hall, West Bridgford to join a team of dedicated Countryside Access Officers, who are responsible for the management and recording of the County’s public rights of way network. You will process public rights of way, commons and town and village green searches. You will also provide technical support to the Authority’s Countryside Access Team.


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2019
  • Location: West Bridgford, Nottingham
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Habitat Management Advisor - OCND

Starting salary £28,925 pro rata,

Fixed term until 31st May 2021

Part-time 22.2 hours per -week
Location: Allington Lock, Maidstone

We are looking for a motivated person with excellent interpersonal skills to deliver the habitat connectivity elements of the Old Chalk new Downs project. You will use your experience in providing habitat management advice to work with a wide variety of landowners so that the project continues taking positive steps for biodiversity in the Kent Downs. Using your knowledge of downland habitats, you will be responsible for identifying new areas for restoration or expansion; ensuring that work supported or funded by us is carried out to a high standard, monitored and have assured legacy. With the help of volunteers and your knowledge of survey techniques, you will continue building and expanding our site condition assessment programme.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Allington Lock, Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Brilliant Butterfly Banks Project Officer

2 year fixed term contract. Full time (37 hours per week)

£24,307 - £28,083 (Grade C) plus 8% pension contribution

We are seeking a talented and enthusiastic individual to join the Brilliant Butterfly Banks partnership team working to transform the urban landscape within the London Borough of Croydon. This exciting project, funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery, joins Butterfly Conservation with the London Wildlife Trust and The Natural History Museum to work with local people to create a ‘Living Landscape’ in the area, alive with butterflies, bees and wildflowers. Based in the London area, you will work with the project partners to create and restore chalk downland, providing advice on management for butterflies and moths, delivering opportunities for the local community to learn about, enjoy and help the recovery of chalk downland.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019
  • Location: London Borough of Croydon
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Ecologist / Senior Ecologist

ECOSA are seeking an Ecologist and a Senior Ecologist to join our consultancy team at our head office in Hampshire.

As well as undertaking field surveys, you will work on Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, designing and implementing ecological mitigation, compensation and enhancement schemes, habitat management and monitoring plans, and preparing and submitting applications for Natural England EPS licences.


  • Delete Date: 04/07/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Education Manager (Oxfordshire)

Salary: £27,313 per annum

Contract: Permanent, 35 hours per week

Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre (SCEEC) is our education centre set on a 19 acre nature reserve in Oxfordshire attracting 5,000 visitors annually. The Education Manager (Oxon) is responsible for managing the Centre and leading the team to deliver an inspiring education programme to school children and an engaging programme of hands-on activities to a broad range of audiences including families, young people and volunteers


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre (SCEEC), Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Lound Lakes Warden

Salary: Salary £21,500 - £23,000 pa dependent on experience

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Lound Lakes Nature Reserve, Hall Road, Lound, Great Yarmouth, Suffolk, NR31 9AU

Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves. Suffolk Wildlife Trust manages Lound Lakes in partnership with Essex and Suffolk Water to deliver excellent conservation management at Lound Lakes.  The Lound Lakes Warden is a key member of the Broads team and will work 1 day/week to support the Broads Sites Manager to achieve the successful delivery of conservation management on all Trust reserves in the Suffolk Broads.


  • Closing Date: 27/06/2019
  • Location: Lound Lakes Nature Reserve, Hall Road, Lound, Great Yarmouth, Suffolk
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Limestone Lepidoptera Project Officer

Fixed term contract until June 2022, 0.6 FTE (22 hours 12 minutes)

£24,307 - £28,083 pro rata (Band C) dependent on experience, plus 8% pension contribution

Butterfly Conservation is a leading wildlife charity working to conserve butterflies, moths and the environment. We are seeking an experienced and motivated individual to lead our new project in the Yorkshire Dales, which aims to recruit and train a team of volunteers to survey and monitor key butterfly and moth species across the landscape.


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2019
  • Location: Yorkshire Dales
  • Posted: 05/06/2019
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Housekeeper / Estate Maintenance Couple

A prominent Highland estate in Inverness-shire is now recruiting for a couple to fulfil the roles of Part Time Housekeeper and Estate Maintenance Worker.

The Housekeeper will be responsible for the cleaning and care of the main house on the estate, which is occupied by members of the family but also hosts occasional events such as weddings and house tours. There is also a requirement to assist with laundry duties for the estate holiday cottages.

The Maintenance Worker will carry out a wide range of duties associated with a diverse highland estate.


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2019
  • Location: Newtonmore, Inverness-shire
  • Posted: 05/06/2019
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Ecologist

£32,256 and increasing to £36,288

Based in Preston

Do you want to work for a company that prides itself on the flexibility, safety and health & wellbeing of its employees?

Does providing ecological expertise to the Works Delivery Team, motivate you? If so, then the below could be for you…

We are looking for an experienced Ecologist to join our expanding Works Delivery team based within LNW - London North Western Route. 


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2019
  • Location: Preston
  • Posted: 05/06/2019
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Area Ranger

£24,075 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 29/02/20)

Based at Barton, near Winscombe in North Somerset, you will be responsible for the planning and delivery of site maintenance and habitat management; developing our team of staff and volunteers; and collaborating with others in visitor engagement, catering and retail to help deliver our Property Business Plan. We are ecologically minded and people focussed and we are delivering on the National Trust’s Land Outdoors & Nature strategy.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Location: Barton, North Somerset
  • Posted: 05/06/2019
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Horticultural Participation Officer

Sydney Gardens Project [National Heritage Lottery Funded]

Bath & NE Somerset Council

Bath  

Paid (£22,462 pro rata) 

Part Time (2 days per week)

Fixed Term Contract (3 years)

Are you passionate about gardening in public spaces?  Do you like working with people of all ages and abilities on horticultural projects?  Are you interested in how wildlife, plants and people can work together?


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2019
  • Location: Bath
  • Posted: 05/06/2019
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Peatland Project Support Officer

The post is temporary until 30/09/2020 with the possibility of extension depending on further funding.

Grade 9 £27,905 to £31,371 (37 hours p/w).

An opportunity has arisen for a Peatland Project Support Officer to work on the North Pennines AONB Partnership’s Peatland Programme team. The post holder will need to be able to negotiate with landowners, keepers and agents access for restoration work, to survey and develop specifications for peatland restoration contracts and to supervise and manage peatland restoration contractors.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Stanhope
  • Posted: 05/06/2019
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Project Manager - Hainault Forest

Salary: £33,981 - £35,355

Type: Full-Time until January 2022 (Fixed Term Contract)

Location: Wash Lodge, Valentines Park & Hainault Forest Country Park, London Borough of Redbridge

Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure (Vision) is a registered charity that manages a wide range of facilities and services on behalf of the London Borough of Redbridge including: Leisure Facilities, Sport & Health, Libraries, Redbridge Museum, Parks and Open Spaces, Arts, Events and Halls Lettings. We need a Project Manager to lead the restoration and redevelopment of Hainault Forest.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Wash Lodge, Valentines Park & Hainault Forest Country Park, London Borough of Redbridge
  • Posted: 05/06/2019
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Assistant Site Manager - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire

Salary £24,000
In this role, you will assist the Site Manager with the planning, procurement and management of 34 woodlands covering 800 hectares, which will include day to day land based operations, liaison with neighbours and the public and to maximise the opportunity for visitor engagement, community and volunteer engagement at key sites.
Using Woodland Trust systems and databases you will carry out tree inspections, recording, risk assessments and implement planned works.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 04/06/2019
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Project Development Officer (Community)

(£29,454 - £32,411 per annum, dependent upon experience)

This is a key role within Nene Park Trust’s Development Team. Following the creation of the Nene Park Master Plan, there has been a renewed focus on delivering the Trust’s charitable objectives within the wider Peterborough community. The reach of the Trust is great with a huge number of visitors, a growing number of volunteers and increasing involvement with the city’s greenspaces.  We aspire to increase engagement with our local communities through a variety of projects and the post holder will lead and champion this work.


  • Closing Date: 27/06/2019
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Posted: 04/06/2019
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Environmental Warden

Duckworth Worcestershire Trust

£17,500 per annum, 37.5 hours per week, based in Worcester

The Trust is seeking to employ an Environmental Warden who will work as part of its warden team to further its campaign to make Worcestershire a cleaner, tidier, more pleasant place for everyone. Tasks vary daily, ranging from litter picking, to control of vegetation and other practical projects, as well as occasional office duties and work with volunteers, communities and schools.


  • Delete Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Worcester
  • Posted: 03/06/2019
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Forest School Development Officer

Starting salary £25,238 per annum

Fixed Term Full Time, 37 hours per week

Location: Medway Valley Countryside Partnership (MVCP) Office - Maidstone, Kent.

We are a non-profit conservation organisation based in Maidstone' Kent and deliver and lead on a wide variety of conservation and local engagement projects across the area.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Level 3 trained Forest School practitioner to join the team as our new Forest School Development Officer. 


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2019
  • Location: Medway Valley Countryside Partnership (MVCP) Office - Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 03/06/2019
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Consultant / Senior Ecologist

Ecology by Design was setup in January 2015 and we have had consistent growth ever since. We strive to employ the best and brightest and reward hard work and dedication. We provide ecology consultancy services to a wide range of clients. We pride ourselves in technical excellence and providing an innovative, pragmatic, client friendly service. Due to our success, we have an excellent opportunity for multiple ecologists to join our team.

We are a young business and we seek people who are keen to work in ecology, strive for excellence and are excited by being part of a young business.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019
  • Location: Chalgrove, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 03/06/2019
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Visitor Experience Officer

Location: Suffolk

Salary starting at: £17,276 to £18,716 per annum, pro rata

Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

RSPB are seeking a Visitor Experience Officer to join our small team running the wonderful Lakenheath Fen nature reserve in Suffolk.

The successful applicant will be maintaining and enhancing the visitor offer at the reserve, working from the modern visitor centre on the reserve.


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2019
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Posted: 03/06/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 03/06/2019

Parks in Mind Volunteer, Bournemouth Parks Foundation

Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre Volunteer, Bournemouth Parks Foundation

Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Placement Volunteer, Dedham Vale AONB and Suffolk Coast & Heaths AONB

Trainee Reserve Officer x2, Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

Mammal Support, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Bird Training Support, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

RSPB Residential Volunteer Intern, RSPB Scotland

Volunteer Reserves Trainee, Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust for Scotland

Volunteer Roles, Garden Organic

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Woodland Creation Officer

Purpose: To develop and manage Woodland Creation projects associated with Ribble Rivers Trust projects Ribble Life Together, Pendle WINNS and Natural Course.

Location: Clitheroe

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £23,500 - £26,000 dependant on experience

Contract: 2 years (with possibility of extension, subject to funding)

Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is a local charity set up to conserve the Ribble Catchment, particularly its rivers and streams.  The Trust works at catchment and project scales and is delivering a range of activities to improve the condition, management, and awareness of the Ribble Catchment.  


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019
  • Location: Clitheroe
  • Posted: 31/05/2019
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Conservation Placements

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 across Yorkshire.

We are looking for 24 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.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Pickering, Huddersfield, Doncaster and Hull
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 31/05/2019
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Placement Warden North , Denbighshire County Council

  • Closing Date: 25/06/2019
  • Location: Brickfields Pond Rhyl
  • Posted: 31/05/2019
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Assistant Haywarden

Full Time - average 37 hours per week

Salary Scale £17,000 p.a. - £21,000 p.a (depending on qualifications and experience)

Duties to include grass cutting, woodland management, sports ground management, grave preparation and general maintenance of open spaces.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019
  • Location: Chalfont St Peter, Bucks
  • Posted: 31/05/2019
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H2O: Source2Sea Project Coordinator

Fixed-term until end February 2022, part-time post (3 days/week) based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone

Salary Range:  Up to £26,694 pro rata DOE

Kent Wildlife Trust has recently been successful in securing funding through the Interreg FCE Programme to deliver H2O: Source2Sea, a project seeking to develop the tools and expertise required to bring together more intelligent water management to enhance biodiversity and build resilience in to catchments in the both the UK and France.  The Project Coordinator will assist in the delivery of this complex and exciting project. You will work alongside the Wilder Landscapes Manager, other Trust colleagues, project partners and active contributors to ensure that the project finances, objectives and transfrontier aims are met.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2019
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
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Wilding Ecologists

Two posts available both employed by Kent wildlife Trust.

Salary Range:  Up to £30,000 pro rata DOE

Based Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

A unique opportunity to drive the reintroduction of chough to the white cliffs; pine marten to Kentish woodlands; bison & boar to the Blean; the strengthening of beaver, turtle dove, wart-biter cricket & heath fritillary populations through their reinforcement on KWTs reserves and partner land-holdings.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
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Site Team Positions

Head office: Salisbury, Wiltshire – Working Nationwide

We are a team of ecological specialists and contractors.  We work together on design, construct, restore and to monitor environmental enhancement projects across the country. To help deliver our busy programme of works, the following full time, permanent positions have become available:

Environmental Site Technician £17,000 - £20,000

Plant Operative £20,000 - £24,000

Senior Plant Operative £24,000 – £29,00


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire – Working Nationwide
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
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Projects Officer - Land Management

Hertford - with travel across the county
Starting from £22,462 progressing to £29,636 pa
37 hours per week
Permanent

We work in partnership with landowners and communities to develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife, manage and make best use of our access network and provide opportunities for informal recreation. Our current project portfolio includes a considerable range of work across a number of key sites and habitats, including woodland management at a range of scales, heathland restoration in Hertfordshire’s only NNR, chalk river restoration and developing and promoting old railway lines as non-motorised transport routes. We are now able to offer a permanent position in our land management team planning and delivering improvements to green spaces and non-motorised transport routes.


  • Closing Date: 23/06/2019
  • Location: Hertford
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
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Trustees

Salary: Volunteer Role - unpaid

Location of Meetings: Nower Wood, nr Leatherhead

We are looking for new Trustees with strategic vision, independent judgement and a willingness to commit to leading the charity in conjunction with the Senior Management Team.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Nower Wood, nr Leatherhead
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
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Landscape Officer

Salary £27,873 to £32,245 inc. (S01-2) Inclusive of London Weighting 

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our lively Tree and Landscape team for a Landscape Officer to be based at Three Rivers House in Rickmansworth. One of two such officers; key duties of the post will include dealing with all aspects of tree preservation, liaising with planning officers on tree and landscape matters, and ensuring that all Council owned trees and woodlands are appropriately managed.


  • Closing Date: 18/06/2019
  • Location: Rickmansworth
  • Posted: 29/05/2019
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Machine Operator

A.C.T Heritage Ltd

We are looking for the right person to join our small team of footpath builders.

Work is hugely varied and not limited to just path building but it is one of our core services. We provide a large range of machine work and applicants will need to be competent using 360 excavators, track dumpers, wheeled dumpers, rollers, ATV’s and other small plant.


  • Delete Date: 26/06/2019
  • Location: Inverness
  • Posted: 29/05/2019
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Path Worker

£19,118

Full time, Permanent

Location: Based at Glencoe, but working on all upland property sites across the Trust as required.

To maintain the Trust’s upland path network through targeted restoration and maintenance tasks.  Under the day-to-day direction of the path team leader and in liaison with others as necessary, the work will include clearing drains, re-surfacing works, repairs to damaged stone work and all aspects of upland path construction and maintenance works.


  • Delete Date: 25/06/2019
  • Location: Glencoe
  • Posted: 28/05/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 27/05/2019

Volunteer Bat Surveyors, National Trust

Seasonal Reserve support - London, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Primate Volunteer, Wild Futures

Conservation Library & Information Support Volunteer, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Assistant Youth Group Leader, RSPB Sandwell Valley

Walled Garden Volunteer Supervisor, The Museum of East Anglian Life

Nature Park Team - Gardening, Kent Wildlife Trust

Coastlife Citizen Science Volunteer, Kent Wildlife Trust

Coastal Guardian Sandwich & Pegwell Bay, Kent Wildlife Trust

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All Volunteer Adverts Here

Student Placement

£18,413, plus benefits

Scottish Forestry (SF) is an agency of the Scottish Government. Working with stakeholders to promote the interests of forestry and providing support and guidance around policy and regulations in line with the Scottish Forestry Strategy. Our National Office is based at Edinburgh, as well as having five Conservancies (South, Central, Perth & Argyll, Grampian and Highland & Islands). The Conservancies carry out regulatory and grant support functions. Promoting sustainable forestry and balancing the needs of timber production with those of landscape, biodiversity and people.


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 24/05/2019
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Development Officer - Active Environments

Salary £25,959 (Full time)

The office base is in Stirling and project delivery takes place across Scotland.

We're looking for an experienced Development Officer to join our friendly, expert Active Environments team.

You'll be joining a team that focuses on empowering communities in Scotland to take the lead in creating, promoting and maintaining safe, welcoming community paths and active routes for everyone.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2019
  • Location: Stirling
  • Posted: 24/05/2019
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Conservation Officer

Salary: £26150

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Brooklands Farm HQ, Dorset Wildlife Trust, Brooklands Farm, Forston, Dorchester, DT2 7AA

Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking someone with a passion for wildlife to play a vital role in advocating nature. The postholder will play key roles in engaging with decision making in Dorset on planning applications and policy, aiming to secure a net gain for wildlife, and in ensuring Dorset’s Local Wildlife Sites (SNCI) are seen as crucial to the planning evidence base, and where possible are monitored and management advice for owners made available.


  • Closing Date: 18/06/2019
  • Location: Dorchester
  • Posted: 22/05/2019
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Senior Site Manager

Location: Suffolk

Salary starting at: £34,643 - £40,417 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

You'll be managing our suite of sites between Aldeburgh and Walberswick within the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including the iconic Minsmere reserve, a site bursting with biodiversity that supports the greatest range of species of any RSPB reserve. Y


  • Closing Date: 18/06/2019
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Posted: 21/05/2019
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Museum Maintenance Officer

Ryedale Folk Museum

Salary: £20,000 pro rata

Hours: Negotiable, between 24-40 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

This job is a great opportunity to join a small and friendly team at Ryedale Folk Museum. The Museum Maintenance Officer will help to maintain our Museum’s buildings and care for the six-acre site, alongside a team of enthusiastic volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 23/06/2019
  • Location: Hutton le Hole, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 20/05/2019
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