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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.


Midlands vacancies: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, West Midlands, Hereford & Worcester and Warwickshire.


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Conservation Officer - Evidence and Data

Two year contract, 35 hours per week, based at the headquarters of Shropshire Wildlife Trust in Shrewsbury.

The Trust wishes to see a natural environment that is safeguarded yet dynamic, a resilient place where all can enjoy a sustainable future, recognising that the economy depends on the environment. To achieve this we need the best available evidence to ensure our conservation practice and policy are fit for the opportunities and challenges facing wildlife across the County.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2019
  • Location: Shrewsbury
  • Posted: 11/11/2019
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Environmental Scientist

Part-time, 22.5 hours per week

£31,180 pro rata inclusive of allowances

Based Birmingham

At the Canal & River Trust, we believe life is better by water. Set up in 2012 to care for historic waterways across England and Wales, we aim to bring wellbeing benefits to millions by transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people can spend time and feel better.

These historic, natural and cultural assets form part of the nation’s strategic and local green infrastructure network, linking urban and rural communities as well as habitats. And your role will be to help us implement the Environmental Management System that protects and improves them.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Posted: 23/10/2019
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Senior Ranger

£21,500 to £23,500 depending on experience

Immediate start - Permanent position.

Based at Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Ranger to join our dynamic team. Based at the Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve and Countryside Attraction with all the fantastic facilities and activities it has to offer, the purpose of the role will be twofold: to manage the daily requirements of the central hub of the site throughout the busy summer period, ensuring a great experience for our visitors.


  • Closing Date: 16/12/2019
  • Location: Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Ecologist

£30,921 pa inclusive of allowances

Fixed-term contract for 24 months

Based Birmingham with regular travel across the West Midlands

Here at the Canal & River Trust, we know life’s better by the water. We also know that conservation, sustainable development and enhancement of the natural environment are key to our success in maintaining the inland waterway work and ensuring our waterways are fit for modern-day use. As an ecologist, working as part of our Environment Team, you will therefore be providing the advice and expertise we need to achieve our strategic vision, now and in the future.


  • Closing Date: 26/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham / West Midlands
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Environmental Conservation Apprentice

Salary: £163.13 - £307.88 pw

Duration: 18 months (37.5 hours pw)

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Locations: Gibside, Clents Hill, Exmoor, West Yorkshire, Calke Abbey, Saltram, Langdale and Dartmoor

You will be working as part of the Ranger team locally delivering our ambitions for the Natural Environment. No previous experience or related knowledge is required.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to create a safe environment where the public can enjoy our environments and surrounding land and buildings, whilst protecting the environment, and creating habitats for species to thrive.


  • Closing Date: 18/11/2019
  • Location: Gibside, Clents Hill, Exmoor, West Yorkshire, Calke Abbey, Saltram, Langdale and Dartmoor
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Tree Officer

Salary: Grade 6 - £25,801 to £28,785 per year

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire

Are you passionate about Trees? If so, you could be the next Tree Officer we are looking for!  

Located in mid-Derbyshire, Amber Valley has an enviable and valued tree stock within its parks, cemeteries, local nature reserves and along the public highway.  The Council is looking to appoint a motivated tree professional to take the lead in the management and further improvement of these wonderful natural assets.  


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Practical Land Management Officer

35 hour week (occasional evenings and weekends), full-time, 8% employer contribution stakeholder pension, 4% employee contribution. 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.  

Location: Lower Smite Farm, Hindlip near Worcester, but the post holder will be expected to travel to sites around Worcestershire. 

Are you passionate about wildlife conservation? We are looking for a confident, pro-active individual to join our Reserves Team. By recruiting and leading a team of up to four trainees you will be an integral part of the practical delivery of conservation work across 75+ nature reserves covering nearly 1200 hectares of unimproved grassland, ancient woodlands, heathlands and wetlands in Worcestershire.


  • Closing Date: 20/11/2019
  • Location: Lower Smite Farm, Smite Hill, Hindlip, Worcester
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Ecologist

£30,921 pa inclusive of allowances

Fixed-term contract for 24 months

Based Birmingham with regular travel across the West Midlands

Here at the Canal & River Trust, we know life’s better by the water. We also know that conservation, sustainable development and enhancement of the natural environment are key to our success in maintaining the inland waterway work and ensuring our waterways are fit for modern-day use. As an ecologist, working as part of our Environment Team, you will therefore be providing the advice and expertise we need to achieve our strategic vision, now and in the future.


  • Closing Date: 26/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham / West Midlands
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Great Out-tours Franchise

Salary: Up to £100 per hour
Location: Your home County / Country / Area

Become an owner of an award winning, pioneering outdoor franchise. A business opportunity to inspire children in the countryside within your own County/Country.

The Great Out-tours Limited are looking for people who are passionate about the great outdoors and inspiring the imaginative minds of children, using the school countryside stage. The Great Out-tours specialise in running after-school clubs, in-school workshops (complementing any existing countryside activities), weekend clubs and parties. We are expanding and looking to engage franchise partners throughout the United Kingdom.


  • Delete Date: 28/11/2019
  • Location: Throughout the United Kingdom
  • Posted: 31/10/2019
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Senior Fundraising Officer

Location: Flexible

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

Hours: Full time

Contract: 12 Months

Do you have the passion, drive, professionalism and enthusiasm to raise funds for the RSPB?

The RSPB England team is recruiting for a Senior Fundraising Officer. This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your skills in fundraising and project management. If you have enthusiasm for the work of the RSPB and can demonstrate your talents and transferable skills for fundraising, line management and leadership we would like to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 15/11/2019
  • Location: Flexible
  • Posted: 24/10/2019
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Environmental Scientist

Part-time, 22.5 hours per week

£31,180 pro rata inclusive of allowances

Based Birmingham

At the Canal & River Trust, we believe life is better by water. Set up in 2012 to care for historic waterways across England and Wales, we aim to bring wellbeing benefits to millions by transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people can spend time and feel better.

These historic, natural and cultural assets form part of the nation’s strategic and local green infrastructure network, linking urban and rural communities as well as habitats. And your role will be to help us implement the Environmental Management System that protects and improves them.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Posted: 23/10/2019
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Conservation Projects Officer

Full Time: 37.5hrs per week

Location: Northampton

Salary: £24,000 - £24,500 per annum

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


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