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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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Operations Officer – South Highland

37 hours a week

Fixed Term - 1 year from Start date

Starting salary £26,345

Location: Fort William, Dingwall or Aviemore

You will contribute to the delivery of Scottish Natural Heritage’s objectives within South Highland Area.

The focus will be (a) working in a team to deliver SNH’s development advice service, advising consulting authorities on the implications of proposals for Scotland’s nature, and (b) advising land managers on their protected areas.


  • Closing Date: 03/09/2019
  • Location: Fort William, Dingwall or Aviemore
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Nature Friendly Schools Co-ordinator

£27500 p.a. plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Are you a keen advocate of the ‘Nature Matters’ message and share our vision for creating Living Landscapes and Living Seas? Do you want to make a positive difference to mental health and wellbeing of young people and children?

We are seeking to appoint a Nature Friendly Schools Co-ordinator who will be based in York, but will work across the whole of Yorkshire with our regional teams.


  • Closing Date: 09/09/2019
  • Location: York
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Ecologist

Are you an enthusiastic, self-motivated and professional Ecologist looking for your next career move? We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ecologist to join our friendly and dynamic team!

Ecosupport is an expanding ecological consultancy based in Hampshire. We provide high quality ecological support across a broad range of sectors including residential, transport, utility and site restoration. Our key aim is to help our clients achieve the best outcomes for their schemes whilst securing net benefits for the environment.


  • Delete Date: 13/09/2019
  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Senior Ecologist and Assistant Ecologist

Are you seeking new challenges? ECOSA are pleased to be recruiting for ecologists to join our close-knit team at our relaxed, rural head office in Hampshire.

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

Assistant Ecologist – Initial 12-month contract with a view to becoming permanent, subject to review. Assisting to carry out a range of field surveys including extended Phase 1 habitat surveys and protected species surveys, and lead surveyor teams during the survey season.


  • Delete Date: 13/09/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Area Manager

Location: Flexible in Central and Eastern England

Salary: £48,848 to £52,919

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking an Area Manager to provide the strategic leadership for delivery of the RSPB's mission across the East Midlands, from the wet grasslands of Otmor in Oxfordshire, through the ancient trees of Sherwood Forest, to the uplands of the Peak District. This will include direct accountability for all reserve, conservation, project and learning delivery which will be part the area team.


  • Closing Date: 20/09/2019
  • Location: Flexible in Central and Eastern England
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Conservation Officers

Location: Central Scotland, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Perth and Kinross, Angus and Dundee

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

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

We have two exciting opportunities for Conservation Officers within South Scotland - each covering one of RSPB Scotland's operational areas of Central Scotland or Loch Lomond and The Trossachs, Perth and Kinross, Angus and Dundee.


  • Closing Date: 15/09/2019
  • Location: Central Scotland, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs, Perth and Kinross, Angus and Dundee
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Senior Natural Heritage Adviser

The National Trust for Scotland

Location: Hermiston Quay, Edinburgh

Salary range: £39, 933

Hours: 40 hours per week

The National Trust for Scotland cares from some of Scotland's most important natural heritage on land and sea.  We are looking for an experienced and creative Senior Natural Heritage Adviser to join our team to help protect these precious places by providing expert technical advice on conservation and management. 


  • Closing Date: 23/08/2019
  • Location: Hermiston Quay, Edinburgh
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Senior Conservation Grazing Officer

Salary: £ 25345 to 26172 + pension contribution (reflecting ‘on-call’ livestock responsibilities and depending on experience)

This is a permanent, full-time position.

Gwent Wildlife Trust is recruiting a full-time Senior Conservation Grazing Officer, working within the Usk to Wye (U2W) Living Landscape team.

The post holder will oversee our conservation grazing operations within U2W nature reserves, act as the point of call for conservation grazing, manage our organic, meat-box scheme and be responsible for the management and welfare of GWT’s rare breed sheep and cattle. This post will also manage cattle grazing across a few project based, lowland heathland sites. The post is based near Monmouth.


  • Closing Date: 05/09/2019
  • Location: Monmouth
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Outside is Fun project vacancies

Senior Project Officer, Doncaster, Salary: £19,500 - £21,500 per annum, 35 hours per week.

Project Assistant, Doncaster, Salary: £16,380 per annum (£9,828 per annum pro-rata), 21 hours per week

The Community Forest and Woodland Outreach Project is part of the Children and Nature Programme funded by the Department of Education and managed by Natural England, the government’s advisor on the natural environment. The Children and Nature Programme is a key commitment within the Governments 25 Year Environment Plan. The aim of the fund being to help more children and young people from communities experiencing disadvantage to benefit from nature.


  • Closing Date: 12/09/2019
  • Location: Doncaster
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Countryside Contract Supervisor, Countryside Operatives & Excavator Operators

Career Scale £16,500 - £28,000pa

Estate Worker - Craft grade

(40 hours/week)

Depending on age and experience

Terra Firma specialise in environmentally sensitive and protected sites mainly in the upland areas of the UK. We operate in wild landscapes, often remote, and with difficult access and terrain, thus requiring specialist techniques, unique equipment and machinery. Our principal clients are the National Parks, Local Regional and National Authorities, Conservation Charities and Private Estates. You will be joining a strong vibrant team, in a supportive friendly working environment, who are at the forefront of upland conservation management, and working on nationally important projects with high environmental standards.


  • Closing Date: 09/09/2019
  • Location: Accrington, Lancashire
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Sizewell Belts Warden

3-year contract

Salary: £22,250-£23,500 pa (according to level of experience)

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Location: Upper Abbey Farm, Leiston, IP16 4RQ

Suffolk Wildlife Trust manages Sizewell Belts under a contract agreement with EDF to deliver excellent conservation management at Sizewell Belts. The Sizewell Belts Warden is a key member of the Suffolk Coast team supporting the Site Manager, helping them deliver the management requirements at Sizewell Belts.


  • Closing Date: 06/09/2019
  • Location: Leiston
  • Posted: 15/08/2019
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Durham Woodland Revival Programme Manager

Grade 11 £32,878 - £36,876 per annum – 22.5 hours per week

Location: County Hall, Durham

The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) has awarded Durham Woodland Revival £432,700 to bring together organisations from the forestry sector to develop woodland habitat networks through better managed forests, new planting and community involvement across a targeted area of 200 km2 in County Durham.  Employed by Durham County Council on behalf of the partnership, this post will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of this 4-year programme worth over £820,000 in total.


  • Closing Date: 11/09/2019
  • Location: County Hall, Durham
  • Posted: 15/08/2019
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Historic Environment Apprentice

27 Month Apprenticeship

Bainbridge, Wensleydale

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

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK and we are looking for someone who would love to help us look after it. We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic Historic Environment Apprentice to kick start their career in the Historic Environment Team.


  • Closing Date: 28/08/2019
  • Location: Bainbridge, Wensleydale
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 15/08/2019
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Garnock Connections Volunteer Engagement Assistant

Location: Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire
Salary: £16,504 to £17,880 per annum, pro rata
Hours: 22.5 hours per week
Contract: 12 month fixed term contract

The River Garnock runs through a fascinating landscape. In between the ancient castles, historic mills and old factories, there also lies a wonderful natural world of fresh and salt water habitats, beautiful woodlands and captivating lowland raised bogs. The Garnock Connections project has been established to reveal and enhance this wealth of industrial and natural heritage. We are looking for a passionate and committed individual to with project partners to improve the scale and effectiveness of heritage volunteering.


  • Closing Date: 01/09/2019
  • Location: Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire
  • Posted: 15/08/2019
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Climbing Arborists

Potential Salary £30,000 - £40,000 pa

London Borough of Bromley and surrounding areas

Winners of the 2018 Horticultural Weekly’s Arboricultural Contractor Of The Year, Glendale is one of the largest arboricultural suppliers in the UK and is a green business with “green thinking” at the core of everything we do. We seeking qualified and motivated Arborists to join our team, working for The London Borough of Bromley.

The candidate’s key responsibilities will be climbing and undertaking arboricultural duties including tree felling/dismantling, pruning operations.


  • Closing Date: 11/09/2019
  • Location: London Borough of Bromley and surrounding areas
  • Posted: 15/08/2019
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Estate Ranger

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Location: St Austell, Cornwall

Salary: £18,600

Full time: 42.5 hours per week

We are looking to recruit an Estate Ranger to join our busy but small estate team in 200 acres of an historic Cornish Estate. You will be working with the estate team to look after a mostly native woodland area and also helping the farm team occasionally. Your main duties will be to undertake practical land management with a heavy emphasis on visitor engagement.


  • Closing Date: 31/08/2019
  • Location: St Austell, Cornwall
  • Posted: 14/08/2019
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Assistant Ranger

Salary Range: £18,426 – £19,407 per annum

Work Location: Lepe Country Park, Southampton

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Lepe Country Park is one of Hampshire County Council's most popular visitor attractions hosting around 300,000 visits each year. The site has a full programme of events for the public, welcomes school visits and has a very successful Friends group which provides many volunteers to assist park staff. It's an exciting time to join the dynamic and innovative team at Lepe.


  • Closing Date: 28/08/2019
  • Location: Lepe Country Park, Southampton
  • Posted: 14/08/2019
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Assistant Reserve Warden (College Lake)

Salary: £9,900 (pro rata) per annum (FTE £16,500)

Contract: Permanent, part-time (3 days per week)

Based: College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring

We are looking for an Assistant Reserve Warden to work with the College Lake Warden to carry out management of College Lake and Pitstone Fen nature reserves.

This role will involve working with existing volunteer teams to implement practical reserve management across these sites.


  • Closing Date: 30/08/2019
  • Location: College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring
  • Posted: 14/08/2019
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Rights of Way Assistant (2 Posts)

Location: Shand House, Darley Dale

Salary details: Grade 8 £22,628 - £24,455 per annum

Job term: Full Time

Appointment type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Public Rights of Way provide great opportunities for the enjoyment of our wonderful Derbyshire countryside. We manage about 5,220km (3614 miles) of paths throughout the whole of Derbyshire, including the Peak District National Park.


  • Closing Date: 01/09/2019
  • Location: Shand House, Darley Dale
  • Posted: 14/08/2019
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Visitor Centre Officer

£19,178 to £20,987 per annum, dependent upon experience

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the recruitment of a Visitor Centre Officer within our Visitor Centre at Ferry Meadows, which sits in the heart of Nene Park, a 1,725 acre country park on the edge of Peterborough.

This important role will work closely with the Visitor Centre Manager and wider Visitor Centre seasonal team, in creating an engaging and welcoming hub for visitors to the park.


  • Closing Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: Ferry Meadows, Peterborough
  • Posted: 13/08/2019
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Administrator and Project Development Officer

Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales) are recruiting for two exciting roles. Working to improve people’s health and well-being through woodland activities and associated projects.

Administrator

Part time role 2-3 days per week 

£17,061-£19,905 (dependent on experience) pro rata - fixed term contract until March 2022, but dependent on match funding each year. 

Based in our Machynlleth office.

Project Development Officer - Green Health and Access West Wales

Part-time role 3 days (22.5 hours) per week

£22,178 pro rata, Temporary until March 2020

Location flexible (Ceredigion/Pembrokeshire/Carmarthenshire/Machynlleth - travel across the region & Machynlleth office required).  


  • Closing Date: 09/09/2019
  • Location: Ceredigion / Pembrokeshire / Carmarthenshire / Machynlleth
  • Posted: 13/08/2019
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Assistant Site Manager – Scotland

Salary £21,000 - £24,000

Location: Homebased

As Assistant Site Manager within Central Scotland you will have responsibility to support and assist the Site Managers in Scotland in the management of Woodland Trust Scotland (WTS) estate. The sites will predominately be in urban woodlands within Central Scotland. The role will involve the supervision of contracts to the highest professional standard, ensuring full compliance with our FSC certification and in accordance with all Woodland Trust Health and Safety policies and procedures, to deliver the maximum benefit for the Trusts aims as outlined in its Strategic Plan.


  • Closing Date: 08/09/2019
  • Location: Homebased - Scotland
  • Posted: 13/08/2019
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Flyways Manager

Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
Salary: £39,970 to £43,301 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Leading the RSPB's contribution to BirdLife's East Atlantic Flyway Initiative you will establish a series of programmes and projects along the flyway, working with and through BirdLife Partners and others, to improve the conditions for the birds using the flyway.


  • Closing Date: 12/09/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 13/08/2019
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Path Builder

A.C.T Heritage Ltd

We are looking for the right people to join our team of footpath builders. Applicants will work as part of a small team with an experienced team leader.  There will be opportunity to develop skills  and qualifications, we are looking for someone that will stay long term and fits in well with our team.


  • Delete Date: 10/09/2019
  • Location: Inverness
  • Posted: 13/08/2019
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Area Manager - West Midlands

Location: Flexible within area (main offices in Birmingham)
Salary: £48,848 to £52,919 per annum Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Are you passionate about delivering conservation, working with, through and for people?

We are seeking an Area Manager to provide the strategic leadership for delivery of the RSPB's mission across the West Midlands. This will include direct accountability for all reserve, conservation, project and learning delivery which will be part the area team.


  • Closing Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: Flexible within area (main offices in Birmingham)
  • Posted: 13/08/2019
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Job of the Day: Monday 12th August

Wildlife Survey and Interpretation Skills Course with Ambios Ltd

Project Officer

£16,641 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw to 30/06/20)

Stafford

We are looking for a Project Officer with experience in nature conservation development projects to help us deliver a number of exciting conservation projects in line with the National Trusts's Land, Outdoors and Nature strategy. This role will also lead on developing mitigation plans for the Trent and Sow HS2 Landscape Group, working with other partners in the group as well as local stakeholders.


  • Closing Date: 26/08/2019
  • Location: Stafford
  • Posted: 12/08/2019
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Head of Conservation Policy and Biodiversity

Salary: £37,000 plus employer pension contribution of 7%

37.5 hours per week

Based in Taunton

This is an exciting time to join Somerset Wildlife Trust and we are looking for a passionate, experienced ecologist to develop and lead our landscape-scale conservation strategy. Our challenge is to restore Somerset’s natural environment following Lawton’s approach for bigger, better and more joined up ecological networks identifying opportunities through a Nature Recovery Network.


  • Closing Date: 12/09/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 12/08/2019
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Head of Business Development and Operations

Salary: £37,000 plus employer pension contribution of 7%

37.5 hours per week

Based in Taunton

Are you a strong leader with great project management skills? Do you have experience of operational management? Do you have proven experience of generating income through a range of commercial activities? If so, we'd love to hear from you!


  • Closing Date: 12/09/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 12/08/2019
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Somerset Environmental Records Centre Manager (SERC)

Salary: £27,317 - 33,619 plus employer pension contribution of 7%

37.5 hours per week

Based in Taunton

Do you have experience of collating data and providing evidence to enable decision-making that achieves positive biodiversity outcomes? Do you have experience of achieving successful outcomes for biodiversity, working within local and national planning and policy frameworks, the application of Net Gain and biodiversity offsetting? If so, we'd love to hear from you!


  • Closing Date: 11/09/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 12/08/2019
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Project Officer - Muirkirk Uplands

Location: Work Base - Edinburgh or Glasgow

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

Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term Contract to 3rd July 2021

Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to help landowners and local communities take action for threatened upland wildlife at an internationally important site?  Working as part of a team at RSPB, you will need to work closely with farmers, estates, private businesses and government agencies including Scottish Natural Heritage.


  • Closing Date: 05/09/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow
  • Posted: 12/08/2019
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Ranger

Northamptonshire County Council

Brixworth Country Park

Salary: Grade E £16,557 to £17,190

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to assist the Senior Ranger with the day to day management of Brixworth Country Park and the Brampton Valley Way in Northamptonshire.  


  • Closing Date: 01/09/2019
  • Location: Brixworth Country Park
  • Posted: 12/08/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 12/08/2019

Practical Conservation Volunteers, Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Youth Engagement Volunteers , Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Trainee Countryside Ranger x 2, Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust

Animal Husbandry Assistant, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Volunteer Animal Presenter, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Volunteer Fundraiser, Friends of Staunton Country Park

Volunteer Media Coordinator, Friends of Staunton Country Park

Voluntary Conservation Trainee, Surrey Wildlife Trust

Danebury Hill Fort Volunteer Ranger, Hampshire County Council

Volunteer Reserves Trainee, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Cattle Checker, Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

To view any post click on the job title.

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Ornithological Field Surveyors

Salary – 22,500-26,000 depending on skills and experience

Posts will be based in Scotland

We require bird surveyors for ongoing projects throughout Scotland.

The ideal candidate will also be willing to carry out Phase1, NVC, bat surveys and mammal surveys as required.


  • Closing Date: 30/08/2019
  • Location: Scotland
  • Posted: 09/08/2019
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Site Manager

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

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Location: Wiltshire

Can you help us unlock the Secret Forest? Franchises Lodge is our near 1,000 acre new reserve in the New Forest National Park, a landscape of ancient woodland and conifer plantation that are ripe for restoration into an un-paralleled biodiversity hotspot.

Our 200-year vision is to restore a landscape-scale mosaic of deciduous woodland, wood pasture, heath and mire that really delivers for people and nature.


  • Closing Date: 18/09/2019
  • Location: Wiltshire
  • Posted: 09/08/2019
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Ranger

£19,928 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5hrs pw)

Suffolk

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.


  • Closing Date: 23/08/2019
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Posted: 09/08/2019
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Self-employed Forestry Workers

Aber Forest and Garden are looking for Self-employed Forestry Workers for part-time work. You can join our hard working team to work in and around Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Herefordshire and Powys. The job involves: planting, spraying and forestry maintenance.


  • Delete Date: 05/09/2019
  • Location: Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Herefordshire and Powys
  • Posted: 08/08/2019
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Assistant Reserves Officer (Berkshire)

Salary: £16,500 per annum

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

Based:  Estovers, Greenham Common, near Newbury, West Berkshire

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife. We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Reserves Officer to join our team in implementing all aspects of habitat and estate management across our Berkshire nature reserves.


  • Closing Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: West Berkshire
  • Posted: 08/08/2019
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Estate Maintenance and Gardener

This is a full-time permanent position

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

Chasemore Farm is a 340-acre Stud Farm breeding high-quality thoroughbred horses for the racing industry and is located in the Surrey Hills just outside Cobham. Reporting to the Estate Manager, duties will mainly include the maintenance and improvement of the many aesthetic area’s and lawns at Chasemore Farm, as well as general farm maintenance such as mowing, strimming and blowing.


  • Closing Date: 27/08/2019
  • Location: Cobham, Surrey
  • Posted: 08/08/2019
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Wildlife Adviser

£40,071 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 30/09/21)

Exeter

We are looking for a suitably experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic person to join us for two years as a lead adviser on nature conservation. Focussing primarily on our properties in Devon, you will provide support and expertise in all aspects of nature conservation, driving high standards across our estates. The primary focus of your work will be to help deliver the objectives within our 2025 Strategy to restore a healthy, beautiful natural environment.


  • Closing Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: Exeter
  • Posted: 08/08/2019
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Estate Worker

Full-time role, 40 hours a week.

£18,000 per annum.

Accommodation available.

We are looking for a strong, hardworking person to join our estates team at Hestercombe. The role is varied and you will be adaptable to work in different areas day to day. The main role is to maintain an 18th century landscape garden but also includes developing and maintaining two areas of woodland, and managing a wild flower meadow. Day to day jobs vary from forestry style work using chainsaws and log splitters, to grounds maintenance with strimmers, flails, and mowers, to ecological work such as tree planting and improving grassland areas.


  • Delete Date: 04/09/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 07/08/2019
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Technician - Grounds

£15,075 - £18,290 (depending on qualifications and experience)

This position is based at the Sparsholt campus.

To join a team responsible for the upkeep of college grounds. The post holder will provide some technical support assisting staff and students in workshop related activities – although the main emphasis will be working on the college grounds.


  • Closing Date: 27/08/2019
  • Location: Sparsholt Campus, Hampshire
  • Posted: 07/08/2019
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Stanmer Estate Ranger

£21,589 - £23,836

Location: Stanmer Park

Fixed Term for 30 months

We are looking for a highly motivated ranger to be part of the management and maintenance of the beautiful historic Stanmer estate in Brighton, and to develop and deliver activities.

As part of this project we are looking for an experienced ranger who can work with a range of partners to deliver volunteer activities, educational material and site interpretation as set out in the project activity plan, along with day to day site management operations.


  • Closing Date: 01/09/2019
  • Location: Stanmer Park
  • Posted: 07/08/2019
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Stanmer Estate Manager

£35,934 - £38,813

Various sites, principally Hollingdean depot and Stanmer Park

Fixed term for 30 months

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with business acumen to develop a plan for the future management of the beautiful historic Stanmer estate in Brighton.

Following a successful bid to the Heritage Lottery / Big Lottery Fund we are currently delivering a project which is investing over £7m in the restoration of Stanmer Park – the largest park in Brighton & Hove.


  • Closing Date: 26/08/2019
  • Location: Various sites, principally Hollingdean depot and Stanmer Park
  • Posted: 07/08/2019
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Zoo Horticulturalist

Full-Time / Permanent

Salary: £24,904 p.a (Inclusive of London Weighting) plus Comprehensive Benefits

Location: ZSL London Zoo – NW1

We’re ZSL, an international conservation charity. Our vision is a world where wildlife thrives and we’re working every day to achieve this. From investigating the health threats facing animals, to helping people and wildlife live alongside each other, we are committed to bringing wildlife back from the brink of extinction.


  • Closing Date: 01/09/2019
  • Location: ZSL London Zoo – NW1
  • Posted: 07/08/2019
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Community Engagement Ranger

Salary Range: £20,830 - £23,411 per annum

Work Location: Basing House, Basingstoke

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Hampshire County Council is recruiting a Community Engagement Ranger within the Countryside Service. Joining the North Area Access Team, you will develop, coordinate and support a programme of activities on public rights of way, areas of open country and other forms of public access to the countryside.


  • Closing Date: 19/08/2019
  • Location: Basing House, Basingstoke
  • Posted: 06/08/2019
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Countryside Worker Apprentice

Initial two year fixed term contract

£9,056 in year 1 and this will increase considerably as you go into year 2

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.


  • Closing Date: 26/08/2019
  • Location: Castleton, North yorkshire
  • Posted: 06/08/2019
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Senior Site Manager

Location: Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire
Salary: £34,643 to £37,530
Terms: Full time, Permanent

An exciting opportunity for the right candidate to lead all aspects of our Dearne Valley reserves operation. Centred around our busy visitor centre at RSPB Old Moor, the Dearne Valley is an amazing restoration success story. You will use your excellent leadership skills to set the direction for the reserve's management team, driving high standards and outstanding performance in all aspects of the operation.


  • Closing Date: 30/08/2019
  • Location: Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire
  • Posted: 06/08/2019
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Bat Survey Assistants (Casual)

I need assistants to help with dusk and dawn surveys, mainly in and around Manchester, from now, through September and possibly into October.

This is an opportunity for freelance ecologists with relevant experience and enthusiastic volunteers. Pay is dependent on experience/ability and the scale of the project.


  • Delete Date: 03/09/2019
  • Location: Manchester
  • Posted: 06/08/2019
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Tourism Apprentice

Training allowance of £7,523,80 + £1,173 supplement per annum

We have a brand new 2 year opportunity for you to join our Visitor Centre team at our Moors National Park Centre, Danby where you will be engaged in every aspect of delivering information and retail services to our visitors. You will also get the chance to widen your skills by spending time at with our Education and Events teams by working on a range of projects.


  • Closing Date: 30/08/2019
  • Location: Danby, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 06/08/2019
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Landscape Partnership Manager

Post: Fixed term contract until 30/06/2024

Salary: £32,029 - £33,799

Base: Near Tollard Royal, Wiltshire

Do you have the passion, drive, experience and enthusiasm to deliver a new, innovative five-year scheme comprising 20 ambitious projects? The Cranborne Chase and Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership has been awarded £1.68m from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Together with partner match funding, this £2.7m scheme aims to enhance the natural, historic and cultural heritage of this stunning, historic landscape through encouraging widespread community engagement and involvement. You will be responsible, with a small team, for successful scheme delivery by 2024 and for ensuring it creates lasting memories and a legacy for the area.


  • Closing Date: 15/09/2019
  • Location: Near Tollard Royal, Wiltshire
  • Posted: 06/08/2019
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Management level Consultant and Senior Ecologist or Ecologist

E3 Ecology is a specialist ecological consultancy established in 2002. We have established an excellent local reputation for providing professional, high quality work in an efficient and competitive manner.  The strong, supportive and friendly team enjoy providing nature conservation input into multi-disciplinary teams as well as developing innovative schemes for habitat creation and biodiversity enhancement.  

We are seeking to fill the following positions:

Management level Consultant - £40-£75k

Senior Ecologist or Ecologist - £30-40k


  • Delete Date: 03/09/2019
  • Location: North Yorkshire, Northumberland or Scottish Borders.
  • Posted: 06/08/2019
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Ecologist

£28,785 - £42,683 (£30,507 - £42,683 from 1 October 2019)

Fixed Term Contract - ending on 31 March 2022 (guaranteed funding)

Following a sustained expansion of work we have a fantastic opportunity for an Ecologist to join our Conservation of the Historic Environment, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Ecology Team. As Development Officer – Ecologist you will be responsible for delivering our Bees and Trees Project, an ambitious 3-year project funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) via the Greening the Grey Project. The Bees and Trees project will deliver a range of habitat improvements including woodland management and grassland enhancements on SMBC land.


  • Delete Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: Solihull
  • Posted: 05/08/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 05/08/2019

Bird Ringing Camp Volunteer, Wild Areas Network

Volunteer Coordinator, Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group

Community Conservation Assistant, Manhood Wildlife and Heritage Group

North Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

North Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee- River Projects, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Conservation Ranger, Hampshire County Council

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Beddington Farmlands Warden

Grade 7 - £29,766 - £35,724 per annum (£37,842 unconsolidated maximum, achievable through performance-related progression)

Hours - Full-time, 36 hours per week

Fixed term contract - 25 years (terminating in 2044)

Location - Beddington Farmlands and London Borough of Sutton Offices, Carshalton

The Biodiversity Team manages over 25 Sites of Importance for Nature Conservation within the London Borough of Sutton, including chalk downland, woodland, wetlands and neutral meadows, from the green belt of the North Downs to the urban landscape.


  • Delete Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: Beddington Farmlands and London Borough of Sutton Offices, Carshalton
  • Posted: 02/08/2019
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Education and Activities Officer

£19,969 - £21,851 per annum, dependent upon experience

Nene Park Trust is looking to appoint a key individual to join our Education and Activities Team to assist the Trust’s Senior Education and Activities Officer in delivering our education service and supporting a growing events programme within a high quality 1725 acre country park in Peterborough.

This important role will require you to lead outdoor educational activities for visiting school groups from Early Years Foundation Stage through to A Level and to take an active role in the delivery of the Trust’s programme of public events.


  • Closing Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: Nene Park
  • Posted: 02/08/2019
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Ecologist

Salary: Scale H (£29,636 - £32,878)

Permanent appointment – 36 hours per week

We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated Ecologist, looking for a new career development opportunity.

The Liverpool City Region has a wealth of Natura 2000 sites around our coasts and estuaries including the Dee, Mersey, Ribble, Alt, North Wirral and Sefton coasts and Liverpool Bay. We are striving to ensure that the very special wildlife thrives in a vibrant and progressive City Region economy.


  • Closing Date: 13/09/2019
  • Location: Merseyside
  • Posted: 02/08/2019
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Handyman and Housekeeping Couple

Traditional part–time Handyman and Housekeeper Couple required for a small and rather beautiful Family – run Farm and Estate near Aberlour, Moray with mixed farming, sporting and fishing interests.

Fantastic self-contained accommodation provided.

This is a wonderful position for an energetic and experienced Couple who will exhibit enthusiasm for their respective roles.


  • Closing Date: 22/08/2019
  • Location: Aberlour, Moray
  • Posted: 02/08/2019
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Senior Ecologists & Junior Ecologists

Naturally Wild

Naturally Wild are an established Ecological Consultancy with a base in the northeast and operating nationally. 

We are currently seeking Senior Ecologists and Junior Ecologists for our head office and for on going commitments in the south, particularly in the Wiltshire area. 

Our clients are diverse and successful applicants will get the opportunity to work on a vast range of projects from smaller developments to large stately homes.


  • Delete Date: 30/08/2019
  • Location: North East and Wiltshire
  • Posted: 02/08/2019
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Nature Friendly Schools Senior Project Officer

Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Location: Preston, Lancashire

Salary: £24093.42

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

LWT is a partner in a consortium of organisations delivering the Nature Friendly Schools Project.

We are looking for a Senior Project Officer to coordinate and lead delivery of the Nature Friendly Schools programme to primary schools in Lancashire, Manchester and Merseyside, inspiring children and young people to explore the natural world and develop care and concern for the environment.


  • Closing Date: 22/08/2019
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Posted: 02/08/2019
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Restoring Landscapes and Biodiversity after Rail Electrification

A rare opportunity to run a landscape-scale conservation project with a multi-million pound budget. This £3.75 million project over 5 years, funded by Network Rail, will restore natural beauty in the nationally protected landscape and address the impact of rail electrification along the Great Western Railway on local communities and the visitor economy.

Project Manager
Salary: £33,000 - £35,000 (negotiable for the right candidate)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Fixed term contract for five years.

Project Officer
Salary: £27,000 - £29,000
Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Fixed term contract for five years.


  • Delete Date: 29/08/2019
  • Location: Goring-on-Thames (tbc)
  • Posted: 01/08/2019
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Specialist Advisor - Water Access & Recreation

Location: Bridgend County Borough Council

Grade & Salary: Grade 6 (£33,424)

Type of contract: Permanent

Work pattern: 37 hours

To lead on the provision of water-based access and recreation and related specialist assessments and advice.  This specialist advice will inform the development of NRW and Government policy, programmes, plans, strategies and guidance.

 


  • Closing Date: 25/08/2019
  • Location: Bridgend
  • Posted: 01/08/2019
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Public Rights of Way Officer

£31,317 - £34,788

37 Hours per week

Warrington’s Public Rights of Way network consists of over 128 miles of footpaths and seven miles of Bridleway and Restricted Byways in an urban and semi-rural setting. We are recruiting a Public Rights of Way Officer who would be required to undertake all aspects of Rights of Way work.


  • Closing Date: 06/09/2019
  • Location: Warrington, Cheshire
  • Posted: 01/08/2019
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Landscapers

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £18,000.00 to £23,000.00 /year

Start date: asap

Calling all landscaping legends...Ecosulis needs habitat creators!

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can experience the great outdoors and have a meaningful impact on UK conservation? What better way to mitigate climate change and benefit wildlife than planting trees and helping to create biodiverse habitats.


  • Delete Date: 28/08/2019
  • Location: Aylesbury
  • Posted: 31/07/2019
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Footpath Workers, Forestry Workers and Tree Planters

Arran Footpaths and Forestry Ltd

Comfortable accommodation, generous food allowance, quality PPE and shared company transport provided.

Excellent rates, banded dependant on experience.

We are a welcoming, Scottish organisation that has been involved in upland footpath conservation throughout Scotland for 15 years+.  We have developed expertise in many other aspects of forestry work also, including tree planting, drystone walling and chainsaw / woodwork.  The close knit team we have consists of experienced footpath builders and trained, qualified forestry workers from all over Europe and further afield.


  • Delete Date: 28/08/2019
  • Location: Isle of Arran
  • Posted: 31/07/2019
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Hedging Nursery Production Assistant

This is a full-time permanent position working 40 hours per week, predominantly Monday to Friday.

Elveden Instant Hedges have been growing mature instant hedge and screening since the late 1990s based at the Estate’s field nurseries in Suffolk. During that time, our dedicated nursery team have perfected the premium instant hedge and screening product which we now offer in fourteen different species or mix of species, delivering a range of hedges to suit every garden or development need.


  • Closing Date: 31/08/2019
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Posted: 31/07/2019
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Wood White Project Officer

Part-time 0.6fte

Fixed term contract for three years

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

You will be responsible for engaging local communities in active conservation and building capacity through volunteer training workshops and running a programme of practical woodland habitat management and monitoring.


  • Closing Date: 22/08/2019
  • Location: Western Low Weald
  • Posted: 30/07/2019
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Estate Warden

£18,426 pa

Horndean Parish Council is responsible for managing and maintaining 60 hectares of public land. We are currently recruiting a full time permanent member of staff with horticultural and grounds maintenance experience. Duties associated with the role will include tree and hedge maintenance, re-stocking and managing shrub, flower beds and hanging baskets, as well as other routine grounds maintenance tasks.


  • Closing Date: 30/08/2019
  • Location: Horndean, Hants
  • Posted: 30/07/2019
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Chief Executive Officer

Dingestow, Monmouthshire

Up to £48,787 per annum plus Benefits

Established over fifty years ago, Gwent Wildlife Trust is the leading nature conservation charity in the area, working to protect and enhance the wildlife and wild places of south-east Wales and to empower people to restore wildlife and champion natural solutions to environmental challenges. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Executive Officer to provide inspirational and effective leadership including setting and delivering strategic goals, providing clear direction and managing change.


  • Closing Date: 19/08/2019
  • Location: Dingestow, Monmouthshire
  • Posted: 30/07/2019
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Science Fundraiser

Location: Bedfordshire
Salary starting at: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum
Hours: Full time Contract: Fixed Term

The ability of RSPB's world-class science to identify and redress the causes of decline in biodiversity is being constrained by our external income. The need to boost our external funding from hitherto largely untapped revenue streams is critical if we are to continue, and indeed expand, our vital conservation work. To this end, a new post of Science Fundraiser is being created to lead fundraising for RSPB Conservation Science.


  • Closing Date: 25/08/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 30/07/2019
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Tree Officer

Salary: £29,687 - £35,077 per annum

Hours: Full time

South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils are seeking a qualified arborist to work within the council’s Forestry Service. This is an exciting and varied role working with a team of specialist advisers who are helping to shape the future environment of southern Oxfordshire.


  • Closing Date: 09/09/2019
  • Location: Southern Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 29/07/2019
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Senior Woodland Outreach Manager - Scotland

Salary £35,000 - £39,000

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. We 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 us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on land outside the Trust’s own estate.


  • Closing Date: 18/08/2019
  • Location: Scotland
  • Posted: 29/07/2019
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Consultant (Wetland Ecology)

HQ, Slimbridge Wetland Centre

£26,669 per annum

We are looking for a talented and highly motivated candidate for the role of Consultant (Wetland Ecology) in our new-look consultancy service housed within our Conservation Directorate.

The role will provide specialist skills and general support for the delivery of wetland creation and restoration projects, including visitor centres, aligned to our organisational strategy through provision of external consultancy, primarily in the UK but also working internationally.


  • Closing Date: 21/08/2019
  • Location: HQ, Slimbridge Wetland Centre
  • Posted: 29/07/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 29/07/2019

Butterfly Surveyor , League Against Cruel Sports

Volunteer Garden Intern, National Trust

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

Voluntary Reserve Officers (up to 2), The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

Reserve Support, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Community Ambassador, Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Social Media Assistant, Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Bird Surveyor, League Against Cruel Sports

General Volunteer, League Against Cruel Sports

Mammal Surveyor, League Against Cruel Sports

Jaguar Care & Maintenance, Volunteer Latin America

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Sawmiller

The Family Office Forestry and Conservation Team (FACT) manage Grosvenor Estate’s 2,600 hectares of forestry and parkland and are responsible for farm and field trees across another 55,000 hectares. FACT is a multidiscipline team undertaking forestry, arboriculture and landscape management.

In addition, FACT also run biomass and firewood businesses which are currently in a period of expansion and we have invested in a new site and sawmilling facility with the intention of processing our own timber for use internally and for sale externally. Due to this expansion, we are currently recruiting for a Sawmiller to be based at the new forestry yard at the Eaton Estate, Chester.


  • Delete Date: 23/08/2019
  • Location: Eaton Estate, Chester
  • Posted: 26/07/2019
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Conservation Officer

Location: Flexible - Base will be Glasgow
Salary starting at £25,463 to £27,585 per annum Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
In this varied role you will respond to planning and forestry casework, provide advice directly to land managers, coordinate and undertake surveys, and help deliver conservation projects. We are seeking a determined and enthusiastic team player with a passion for nature and a commitment to protect some of Scotland’s most important areas for wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 30/08/2019
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Posted: 25/07/2019
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Assistant Project Officer

Fixed term, 18-month contract.

Nene Park Trust has an exciting role within its Development Team, working on a range of projects. The post holder will provide support to the Head of Development, working on visitor-focussed projects and improving facilities for a range of users, from those who want to access the wider rural landscape to those who visit Nene Park for activity and stimulation.


  • Closing Date: 23/08/2019
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Posted: 25/07/2019
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NLHF Project Development Officer

Fixed term contract starting not before 1 September 2019 and running until 28 February 2021.

Nene Park Trust has an exciting opportunity for a Project Development Officer with a variety of skills including community engagement, capital works oversight and project management to take forward the development phase of an ambitious £3million project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) entitled: Nene Park: Peterborough’s Community Greenspace.


  • Closing Date: 23/08/2019
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Posted: 25/07/2019
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Farm Instructor

Lambourne End Centre for Outdoor Learning

Salary £18,000 per annum

The post is based on a 35 hour week, but will involve flexible working. 

The Centre is a fantastic 54 acre site in south west Essex which is full of opportunity. The Centre’s scenic location in a rural setting, yet on the doorstep of East London’s urban fringe creates a unique resource. The Centre boasts residential accommodation and training facilities, outdoor adventure activities, a garden project and a working farm with dedicated environmental areas.


  • Closing Date: 19/08/2019
  • Location: South West Essex
  • Posted: 25/07/2019
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Wildlife Survey and Interpretation Skills Course

Ambios Ltd

Gain practical experience in both the UK and in EU (no matter what happens with Brexit!).

Are you intent on a career in nature conservation but have limited or no experience? Would you like to spend a couple of weeks immersed in bird and wildlife work? Do you find the cost of gaining relevant experience prohibitive?


  • Closing Date: 19/08/2019
  • Location: South Devon
  • Posted: 24/07/2019
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Assistant Land & Property Manager

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity.  We 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 us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland.

The Assistant Land & Property Manager will assist in the management of the property, farming and legal aspects of the Woodland Trust’s UK-wide 28,000 ha rural estate.


  • Closing Date: 18/08/2019
  • Location: Grantham
  • Posted: 24/07/2019
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Biodiversity Information Assistant

Salary: £19,171 pro rata

12 months fixed term contract, 3 days per week.

Location: Whitland, West Wales

We are looking for a person to mobilise biodiversity information from paper and electronic formats for incorporation into the species database of West Wales Biodiversity Information Centre, the Local Environmental Records Centre for West Wales.


  • Closing Date: 18/08/2019
  • Location: Whitland, West Wales
  • Posted: 23/07/2019
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Rangers

Location: Lee Valley Holyfield Farm, Waltham Abbey

Salary: £21,477 to £28,240 

Type of position: Permanent

35 hours per week (Monday – Sunday Shift Rota)

Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Essex, to the Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park provides a unique 'natural' corridor on London’s doorstep and provides a vital refuge for wildlife. It contains a variety of landscapes and open spaces to enjoy, from industrial heritage sites and nature reserves, to a 1,000 acre country park and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI).


  • Closing Date: 21/08/2019
  • Location: Waltham Abbey
  • Posted: 23/07/2019
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Assistant Ranger

Location: Lee Valley Waterworks, London E10

Salary: £20,718 to £23,089 

Type of position: Permanent

35 hours per week (Monday – Sunday Shift Rota)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic and practical person to deliver nature reserve management and Ranger duties within the Lee Valley Regional Park. You will be joining an established team of experienced Rangers managing one of London’s best kept secrets.


  • Closing Date: 21/08/2019
  • Location: London E10
  • Posted: 23/07/2019
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Deputy Head of Forestry

We are currently recruiting a Deputy Head of Forestry (DHoF) based at our Abbeystead Estate in Lancashire.

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


  • Delete Date: 20/08/2019
  • Location: Abbeystead Estate, Lancashire
  • Posted: 23/07/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 22/07/2019

Events Assistant, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Officer - People & Wildlife (Events), Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Wildlife Watch Leader, Scottish Wildlife Trust

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Forestry Course Manager - Newton Rigg

Full Time - Permanent

Salary £26,747.83 - £29,230.41

Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England. Our campus at Newton Rigg is set in the heart of Cumbria.  The college owns over 20 ha of woodland, both broadleaf and conifer. The College is dedicated to promoting education across the forestry sector in the UK. The Department of Forestry wishes to recruit a new Course Manager to teach across a varied range of programmes in Forestry at Level 2 and 3.


  • Closing Date: 18/08/2019
  • Location: Newton Rigg, Cumbria
  • Posted: 19/07/2019
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