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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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logo: Kent Wildlife TrustMarine Conservation Officer

Salary Range:  £23,187 - £31,413 per annum

This post is a full-time fixed term contract for 15 months from October 2017, with potential for extension.

Based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

The role of the Marine Conservation Officer is to enable the Trust to achieve effective engagement in marine planning issues, to protect the important marine biodiversity of the county of Kent and the region and to deliver biodiversity enhancement. The post will engage with the Marine Management Organisation on the development and implementation of regional marine plans.  Working collaboratively with the Trust’s planning officers and marine officers, the post will engage with developers, statutory bodies and non-governmental organisations to inform and influence marine planning and individual marine and coastal development proposals that could impact on marine habitats and biodiversity.

Closing Date: 13/9/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 18/8/17


logo: National TrustRanger

£18,731 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Ashbourne

The White Peak estate covers over 2000 hectares of woodland and species-rich grassland in the spectacular limestone dales of England’s most visited national park. Most of the land we look after is designated as a Special Area of Conservation and SSSI, with Dovedale being an iconic National Nature Reserve. The ranger team work closely with internal and external colleagues (including over twenty tenant farmers) to deliver exceptional nature conservation, ensure a high quality access network, and to welcome our many visitors and engage them with our work – particularly through our main visitor hubs at Ilam Park and Dovedale.

Closing Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Visitors

Region: Midlands

Posted: 18/8/17


Job of the Day: Thursday 17 August

Environment Officer with Natural Resources Wales

logo: Natural Resources Wales


Logo: ADASRole: Landscape Consultant

Location: Oxfordshire

Salary:  Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Our Landscape team provide advice for all types of developments from the initial feasibility stage through to the planning application stage. As a result of our success in this area, we require a Landscape Consultant to deliver landscape based projects in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment.  The successful candidate will join a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Planning, Ecology and Archaeology.

Closing Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 17/8/17


Logo: Hadlow CollegeLecturer, Countryside Management /Forestry and Arboriculture

Salary:      £23,903 to £32,157 per annum

Hours:       Full time, 37 hours per week     

Locations: Hadlow, Kent

We have an opening for a self-motivated lecturer whose knowledge base includes practical estate management skills such as fencing, laying footpaths, hedge laying, forestry, installing access points, use of machinery for habitat management, plant science, ecology and how this all applies to wildlife and conservation in the UK. You will also need excellent industry and scientific knowledge which compliments and encompasses nature conservation.

Closing Date: 31/8/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Education

Region: South

Posted: 17/8/17


Logo: Hadlow CollegeLecturer, Countryside & Fisheries

Salary:      £23,903 to £32,157 per annum, pro rata

Hours:       0.6 FTE           

Locations: Hadlow, Kent

Are you able to inspire and instruct learners on the theoretical and practical skills needed in the countryside & fisheries industries? Then we are looking for you. We have an opening for a self-motivated lecturer whose knowledge base includes practical estate management skills and fisheries and aquatic management.

You will be comfortable instructing School through to HE learners in the classroom, workshop and in the field, be a great communicator and have real passion for the subject. As a lecturer you will need to be able to handle the paperwork and technology side of teaching including; planning and delivering outstanding lessons, embracing E-Learning and setting and marking assessments and coursework to a wide range of learners. This is a demanding and highly rewarding role and if successful you will join a vibrant and passionate team who are dedicated to providing an outstanding learning experience. 

Closing Date: 31/8/17

Sector: Countryside / Education

Region: South

Posted: 17/8/17


Logo: Herts & Middlesex Wildlife TrustPanshanger Park People & Wildlife Officer

£25,530 - £27,238 (SCP 26-28) plus 7% pension

Two year fixed term contract with possibility of extension.

The post-holder is responsible for developing Panshanger Park as a valued place where people are able to experience and enjoy the historic landscape, its wildlife and habitats, and to facilitate participation in the conservation and interpretation of the Park. This is a partnership project between Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust and Tarmac. It is funded by Tarmac and hosted by the Trust. 

Delete Date: 14/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Engagement / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 17/8/17


Logo: The Wildlife Trust BCNReserves Officer (Lilbourne)

Full time (37.5 hours a week) and a fixed term for two years.

Salary: £19,061 per annum pro rata

We are expanding our operations in Northamptonshire which is already fully of amazing and inspiring wild spaces including the Nene Valley Living Landscape! Our newest nature reserve is Lilbourne Meadows which requires an enthusiastic and motivated Reserves Officer to take a key role in helping to deliver our ambitious aspirations for the reserve and who will enjoy engaging with our visitors and local communities.

Closing Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Engagement

Region: Midlands

Posted: 16/8/17


Logo: The Wildlife Trust BCNReserves Manager (Northamptonshire)

Full time (37.5 hours a week) and a fixed term for two years.

Salary: £27,968 per annum pro rata

The nature reserves of Northamptonshire are amazing and inspiring wild spaces, and include the Nene Valley Living Landscape and our newest nature reserve Lilbourne Meadows.  Join and manage a team of Reserves Officers and Livestock staff delivering conservation management, monitoring and visitor engagement on the Trusts Northamptonshire nature reserves.

Closing Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Engagement / Visitors

Region: Midlands

Posted: 16/8/17


Logo: The Wildlife Trust BCNReserves Officer (Northants)

Full time (37.5 hours a week) and a fixed term for two years.

Salary: £19,061 per annum pro rata

The nature reserves of Northamptonshire are amazing and inspiring wild spaces, and include the Nene Valley Living Landscape and our newest nature reserve Lilbourne Meadows.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to take a key role in the Northamptonshire reserves team, assisting with the management of a wide variety of sites.

Closing Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Engagement

Region: Midlands

Posted: 16/8/17


logo: National TrustRanger

£18,731 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 30/11/18)

Arundel

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: 30/8/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Experience

Region: South

Posted: 16/8/17


Logo: Test Valley Borough CouncilCountryside Officer
£20,576 - £24,964 per annum
Work location - Beech Hurst, Andover
37 hours per week, Temporary (9 months)
Working within the busy Community and Leisure team you will help guide the day to day management of our nature reserves and green spaces throughout the borough.  The position calls for a knowledge and understanding of ecological issues, legislation and policies as well as the ability to implement and monitor the effects of site management plans.  Your ecological knowledge will be matched with your enthusiasm and commitment to lead practical volunteer work parties with the community and inspire schools, universities and the local community to the importance of nature conservation. 

Closing Date: 10/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology / Engagement

Region: South

Posted: 16/8/17


Logo: Cambridge Environmental AssessmentsOpportunity with Cambridge Environmental Assessments

Role: Aquatic Ecotoxicologist

Location: Cambridgeshire

Salary:  £16,500 - £18,000  

Contract: Permanent

Cambridge Environmental Assessments (CEA) specialises in regulatory environmental risk assessments (including designing and conducting higher tier studies), toxicology and REACH compliance, with us providing novel solutions for an increasingly demanding regulatory world. We are part of ADAS, a large independent provider of agricultural and environmental consultancy, rural development services and policy advice. We require an Aquatic Ecotoxicologist to assist in the conduct of GLP outdoor aquatic mesocosm/microcosm studies and higher-tier aquatic ecotoxicological laboratory studies. 

Closing Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Anglia

Posted: 15/8/17


Logo: Three Shires LtdSite Operative

Job Type: Full-time

Commutable distance from our head office near Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire.

For the last 20 years Three Shires have developed long standing relationships with the UK’s leading construction companies, house builders, civil engineers, developers, environmental and ecological consultants. Following our continued success Three Shires are currently seeking skilled and experienced ground workers and countryside operatives, including arborists, fencers and plant operators to work within a predominantly construction and rail environment.

Delete Date: 12/9/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted: 15/8/17


Logo: Thames Valley Environmental Records CentreOxfordshire County Council

Biological Recording Co-ordinator
£20,138 - £22,658 per annum
Work location - Speedwell House, Oxford
37 hours per week, Permanent

TVERC collects, analyses and shares geodiversity and biodiversity information in Berkshire and Oxfordshire in order to help people make sound decisions about how to develop and manage land sustainably, where to direct wildlife conservation work and for scientific education and research. We need an enthusiastic person to support the volunteer recording network to increase the quality and quantity of ecological and environmental data recording in Oxfordshire and Berkshire and to facilitate data-sharing with TVERC by liaising with existing volunteer recorders and volunteer recording groups.

Closing Date: 28/8/17

Sector: Admin / Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 15/8/17


Wiltshire Council

Tree and Woodland Officer
£27,668 - £30,153

Ascot Court, Trowbridge

We require an experienced and suitably qualified arboriculturalist to join our Environment Services Rights of Way and Countryside Team. You will be responsible for the risk management of trees on Wiltshire Council's land, carrying out tree inspections, investigating and resolving customer enquiries, co-ordinating and maintaining the council's trees database and developing the council’s trees inspection and management policies, procedures and practices.

Closing Date: 10/9/17

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: South

Posted: 15/8/17


logo: Cheshire Wildlife TrustSouth West Peak Slowing the Flow Project Manager

Cheshire Wildlife Trust is leading a five-year multi-partner slowing the flow project as part of the South West Peak Landscape Partnership Scheme. It is funded by the Environment Agency and the Heritage Lottery Fund.

We are looking to recruit a skilled project manager to take forward our ambitious programme of activities. Working with landowners, land managers, conservation and regulatory authorities, local communities and water companies, you will plan, deploy and evaluate a variety of natural flood management interventions

Closing Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Community / Countryside

Region: North West

Posted: 14/8/17


logo: Lake District National ParkField Ranger role

£17,622 - £19,548 per annum

Full time, fixed term contract until 30 June 2019

Based at Haverthwaite

The Lake District National Park has an exciting opportunity to join our ranger team operating in the West and South areas of the park supporting our countryside management work. This role will work to maintain and enhance our access, property, historic environment and conservation work. 

Closing Date: 4/9/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: North West

Posted: 14/8/17


logo: Forestry Commission EnglandEducation - Bushcraft Business Opportunity

We are looking for a learning partner to deliver curriculum-linked activities for education groups of all ages. We also require this partner to offer a range of other activities, which may include forest school/bushcraft, birthday parties, holiday clubs and a range of small-scale family events.

The Forestry Commission makes a charge for businesses to operate on the public forest estate. You will be required to set out your financial offer on the application form.

The opportunity is based at Fineshade Wood, near Corby. 

Delete Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Education

Region: Midlands

Posted: 14/8/17


Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue, Gateside, Beith Ayrshire

Experienced Wildlife Rehabilitator

Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Trust is seeking an experienced Wildlife Rehabilitator with skills in hand rearing wild birds and animals and competence in first aid for wildlife casualties. A sympathetic approach to the care and assessment of a wide range of native species, including seals, is required with the aim of returning them to the wild. Hessilhead deals with 3,500 casualties a year.

Closing Date: 25/8/17

Sector: Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 14/8/17


logo: National TrustRanger

£18,731 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Wrexham 

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: 31/8/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Wales

Posted: 14/8/17


logo: Natural EnglandPermanent vacancy for a Lead Adviser – Wiltshire Lead Adviser principally covering the Hampshire River Avon and Chalk Landscape Focus Areas.

Wiltshire is a County that has a wide range of large mixed farming enterprises that contain a significant number of high value environmental assets primarily associated with the counties two Focus Areas: the Chalk Landscape and the River Avon (Hampshire).  The main aims of these two Focus Areas are to in Hampshire Avon; create a healthy, thriving, naturally functioning river and river catchment that abounds with wildlife and supports sustainable farming practices and long term development & in Wiltshire Chalk; create a resilient landscape that is sustainably managed and supports  the iconic habitats, species and historic features associated with Wiltshire Chalk Grassland

Closing Date: 1/9/17

Sector: Advisory / Community / Land Management

Region: South

Posted: 14/8/17


Estate Management Company

Land Agent

Perth

Competitive Salary

An opportunity has become available for a newly qualified, or nearly qualified, Land Agent to join a busy, expanding company, who specialise in the management of premier sporting estates. Based in central Scotland, the role will involve working on sporting estates across Scotland and the north of England.

Delete Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Land Management

Region: Scotland

Posted: 14/8/17


logo: Kent Wildlife TrustBee Roads Officer

Fixed contract part-time (3 days/week) post to October 2020

Salary Range:  £20,719 – £22,365 pro rata

Based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

The Job:  Making a Buzz for the Coast is an exciting and ambitious new project led by Bumblebee Conservation Trust, funded by Heritage Lottery Fund and with Kent Wildlife Trust (KWT). The project will span 135 miles of Kent’s coastline from Dartford to Deal, and focus on restoring and creating habitat for Kent’s wild bees, especially the Shrill carder bee.

Closing Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 14/8/17


logo: Scottish Natural Heritage - all of nature for all of Scotland Orkney Native Wildlife Project Development Officer

Starting salary £29,643 per annum pro rata

Kirkwall

37 hours per week, Fixed Term until 31st March 2018

The Project Partners (Scottish Natural Heritage and RSPB Scotland) have been awarded Stage 1 Heritage Lottery Funding to develop the Orkney Native Wildlife Project. This Project will ensure that the unique and iconic native wildlife of the Orkney Islands, and delicate ecological balance, is safeguarded for the lasting benefit not only for Orkney’s residents and visitors but also for the nation and world as a whole.

Closing Date: 30/8/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 14/8/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 14/8/17

Spiritual Ecology Youth Leadership Programme, St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation & Peace (15/9)

North Cave Wetlands Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (8/9)

Volunteer Trainee Warden – Weald Area, Kent Wildlife Trust (5/9)

Volunteer Trainee Warden – Medway & Mid-Kent Downs Area, Kent Wildlife Trust (5/9)

Northern Reserve Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (8/9)

Northern Reserve Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (6/9)

Volunteer Assistant Ecologist, Wales & West Environment Team, Canal & River Trust (21/8)

Residential Volunteer – Long Term Placement x 2, RSPB (21/8)

Volunteer Assistant Warden Internship, RSPB Pulborough Brooks (29/8)

Volunteer Ranger x 3, National Trust

Volunteer Assistant Ranger, Dorset County Council (28/8)

Volunteer Warden, RSPB (21/8)

Wildlife Trainee (Conservation) Berkshire Reserves, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (4/9)

Midlands Assistant Conservation Officer – Volunteer Intern, RSPB – Midlands Region (4/9)

Community Engagement Voluntary Intern, RSPB Cymru (6/9)

Residential Intern – Warden, RSPB (1/9)

Design Guide Intern (Outdoors Infrastructure), National Trust (18/9)

Design Guide Intern (Minimising Our Water Footprint), National Trust (18/9)

Residential Volunteer – Flows To The Future – People Engagement, RSPB (21/8)

Gardens Volunteer, Garden Organic

Wildlife Watch Group Leaders, Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust (18/9)

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week 

 Essex Wildlife Trust is running regular Winter Wednesdays Volunteer Work Party starting on 13 September and running through to the end of February 2018 from Chafford Gorges Nature Park Visitor Centre, Essex

16/9/17 The Urban Harvest is on in London organised by Capital Growth

Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays see Feed Bristol Communal Food Growing Days run in Stapleton, Bristol with Avon Wildlife Trust

Wild City Action Team meet fortnightly on Tuesdays and one Saturday a month in Bristol organised by Avon Wildlife Trust

Fortnightly on Tuesdays and every Thursday Avon Wildlife Trust run the Pollinator Corridors Team in Bristol

Trees for Life is running a  Conservation Volunteer Day on 23/8/17 in Glen Strathfarrar

27/8/17 Bench Works event in Killandean, West Lothian organised by River Forth Fisheries Trust repeated on 29/8/17

30/08/2017 Conservation Volunteer Day in Dundreggan, Glen Moriston organised by Trees for Life

Every Wednesday & second Saturday of the month Whitmuir Community Farm run a Plant & Rant event at Whitmuir Community Farm, West Linton, EH46 7BB

BYO Wellies is a group that can be arranged for you at Whitmuir Community Farm, West Linton, EH46 7BB run by the Community Farm  

Keep Wales Tidy has added the cleanup dates in August. Work involves clearing litter & overgrown vegetation around Wales

 


The most recent edition of CJS Weekly published on Friday 11 August includes 44 adverts for vacancies across the sector.

Adverts are included for one week only, there are more adverts in previous editions.


Field Studies Council

Community Engagement & Volunteer Coordinator

Salary – £10,255 - £11,703

Contract Term – Permanent

To be responsible for co-ordinating and developing volunteering at FSC Slapton, to enhance the management of FSC Slapton to provide the highest quality experience for our learners and to broaden participation and extend the range of opportunities for outdoor learning and environmental understanding

Closing Date: 29/8/17

Sector: Community Engagement

Region: South West

Posted: 11/8/17


Cheltenham Borough Council - Green Space Division

Parks and Playground Technical Officer

37 hours per week - Permanent

Salary: £ 20,661 to £ 22,658 p.a.

We are looking for a self reliant, self motivated individual who is able to work on their own out of doors in all weather conditions ensuring the safe condition of parks infrastructure and play areas.  The successful candidate will ensure parks and outdoor play areas are safe and welcoming to all users by means of regular inspections and routine maintenance works. They will monitor the condition of the infrastructure in the parks and record and report defects that may compromise health and safety. They will also arrange or carry out repairs both for safety and to enhance the general park environment.

Closing Date: 1/9/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 11/8/17


Logo: Thomson HabitatsSite Operative

Permanent, Guildford

£18,000 – £23,000 pa

Are you hard-working and practical with experience of working on construction sites?  Are you enthusiastic with a love for the outdoors and the environment? Would you like to join a small, professional, dynamic team?  If so, we would be delighted to hear from you!  We have an opportunity for a Site Operative to join our team on a permanent contract.  Our work involves undertaking wildlife mitigation, habitat creation, landscaping and vegetation clearance projects in and around the south east, south west and the midlands.

Delete Date: 8/9/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Ecology / Wildlife

Region: Midlands

Posted: 11/8/17


Logo: The Heart of England ForestHeart of England Forest

The Heart of England Forest is the premier woodland creation charity in England. We have already created the largest new native broadleaf woodland in England and continue on our mission to grow a 30,000-acre contiguous forest. Not only is our forest expanding, so too is our team, and we have two exciting opportunities for you to join our expert forestry team based in South Warwickshire / Worcestershire.  

Forestry Officer (Salary - £30,000 p/a)

Forestry Intern (Salary - £15,000 p/a)

Closing Date: 25/8/17

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: Midlands

Posted: 11/8/17


Logo: RSPBLearning and Visitor Officer

Based at Ribble Discovery Centre

Permanent role – part time annualised hours average 30 hours per week

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

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring individual to lead and deliver a first rate educational and events programme aimed at connecting a range of people, young and old with nature. The ideal candidate will have a degree or equivalent experience of working in environmental education, with the confidence and ability to facilitate a programme of learning both in the classroom and in the field.

Closing Date: 6/9/16 extended

Sector: Education / Visitor Management

Region: North West

Posted: 10/8/17


Logo: Huntingdonshire District CouncilCountryside Ranger

Location: Huntingdonshire

Salary: £23,687

Contract: Permanent 

Hinchingbrooke Country Park is a popular site for locals and visitors alike, enjoying exercise, fun, educational opportunities and events. Another enthusiastic, self- motivated and experienced ranger is required to help with all aspects of practical tasks necessary to maintain and improve the site. Whilst the successful candidate will be based at the country park this post involves working on a variety of sites. Duties will include physical work in all weathers, involving using machinery such as tractors, mowers and chainsaws. As duty ranger you will be responsible for the safety and welfare of visitors, volunteers and staff and provide excellent standards of customer service when answering visitor’s questions or providing educational opportunities.

Closing Date: 3/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitors / Volunteers

Region: Anglia

Posted: 10/8/17


Logo: Wildlife Trust of South and West WalesPeople and Wildlife Officer

Salary: £17,000 per annum

Contract: Full time, Permanent contract

Location: Based at Parc Slip Nature Reserve, Tondu.

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales are looking for someone passionate about wildlife to engage and enthuse local communities and visitors about our nature reserves and local wildlife. Based at our flagship Parc Slip Nature Reserve the People and Wildlife Officer will provide a range of wildlife related events and activities for visitors, support and supervise volunteers in practical habitat conservation and species surveys and monitoring and coordinate an ecological training course programme.

Closing Date: 23/8/17

Sector: Community / Ecology / Wildlife

Region: Wales

Posted: 10/8/17


Logo: Highland Ecology and Development Ltd

Highland Ecology and Development Ltd

Ecologist/Senior Ecologist (Highlands)

This is a full time post and a salary commensurate with your experience and skills will be offered.

Highland Ecology & Development wish to appoint an experienced Ecologist/Senior Ecologist to join our team of professional ecologists in our northern office, based near Inverness. The post will provide support for a range of projects, field surveys and reporting throughout the Highlands and Islands.

Closing Date: 28/8/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 10/8/17


Logo: Conservation Contracts North West Ltd

Conservation Operative (Plant and Machinery) 

Company: Conservation Contracts North West Ltd

Salary: £16,500-19,000 pa

Location: Horwich, Bolton

Conservation Contracts North West is a professional environmental contracting and consulting firm, specialising in habitat management on all aspects of environmentally & ecologically sensitive projects across the north of England, as well as undertaking project work further afield. An opportunity has arisen for an experienced Conservation Operative (Plant and Machinery) to strengthen our existing experienced teams.

Closing Date: 29/8/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: North West

Posted: 10/8/17


Logo: Conservation Contracts North West Ltd

Conservation Operative

Company: Conservation Contracts North West Ltd

Salary: £15,000-18,000 pa

Location: Horwich, Bolton

As part of our business growth we are looking to appoint an Operative to strengthen our experienced team. We provide an integrated and comprehensive service for local authorities, government agencies, commercial clients, community groups, utility companies and land owners, working in partnership to improve the natural environment. We are looking for an entry-level / intermediate-level conservation groundwork operative. The person will report to and work under one of our experienced supervisors. The work is interesting and varied as well as being physically demanding at times.

Closing Date: 29/8/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: North West

Posted: 10/8/17


Logo: London Wildlife TrustSenior Sites and Project Officer –Woodberry Wetlands

Based: Woodberry Wetlands, 1 Newnton Close London, N4 2RH

£26,741 pa

Full-time, fixed term contract to 31/03/2018

We are hiring the above role to manage, plan, deliver and monitor a programme of conservation volunteering activities provided by London Wildlife Trust at Woodberry Wetlands, our award winning nature reserve, opened to the public last year by Sir David Attenborough. This will include managing a range of volunteer tasks such as practical land and wetland habitat management and ecological surveying and monitoring. They will coordinate the education and community events programme and be responsible for the management and maintenance of the Woodberry Wetlands site including line managing rangers, coordinating sessional workers and volunteers.

Closing Date: 4/9/17

Sector: Ecology / Volunteers / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 10/8/17


Logo: Essex County CouncilEcological Consultant
Location: Chelmsford, Essex

Salary: Up to £28,000

Contract: Permanent Contract, Full-Time
Place Services is at the forefront of environmental consultancy in the public sector, and our people are integral to our success. The growth of our commercial practice means we are now looking for a resourceful, confident and professional ecologist to join our growing multidisciplinary team.  We aspire to enhance places through a collaborative approach and unrivalled expertise in assessment, design, planning and management.

Closing Date: 25/8/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 9/8/17


Logo: Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife TrustLiving Landscapes Community Engagement Manager (Berkshire)

Salary: £30,000 – £32,000 per annum

Contract: Full time, Permanent contract

Based: Maidenhead, Berkshire

This role will drive the Trust’s ambition to develop and deliver community engagement initiatives within Living Landscape schemes in Berkshire.  Taking a holistic approach, this role will seek to energise and facilitate direct action to rebuild nature while connecting people with nature through self-guided discovery or local community projects and environmental events within Living Landscape areas.  The role will promote the Trust’s nature and wellbeing agenda in Berkshire.

Closing Date: 6/9/17

Sector: Community Engagement

Region: South

Posted: 8/8/17


Logo: Greater Lincolnshire Nature PartnershipPolicy Officer

Based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire

c£20,000pa

12 month contract full time (part time & secondment opportunities available)

Do you have an understanding of conservation or health and/or tourism and want to find a way for these sectors to work better together?  Can you get to grips with policy documents and understand what these mean for individuals and wildlife? We have an opportunity for a proactive Policy Officer to work across sectors evidencing the value of nature to health and tourism – a natural capital approach.  

Closing Date: 29/8/17

Sector: Countryside / Publicity

Region: Midlands

Posted: 7/8/17


Logo: Peak Ecology LimitedEcologist/Senior Ecologist, Derbyshire

Salary range £20,000 to £27,000 (depending on level of experience)

Peak Ecology is a dynamic exciting consultancy with an excellent reputation looking to add to its current capability with a suitably skilled and motivated Ecologist or Senior Ecologist. The role will be varied and interesting, working on a diverse range of projects across the country. We are looking for someone whom already holds a Level 1 Natural England Class Licence for bats and a good general grounding in ecological surveys to expand and support our busy team. 

Closing Date: 1/9/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 7/8/17


Logo: North West Kent Countryside PartnershipAssistant Partnership Officer

Starting salary: ​£17,827 pro rata

Contract Type: Fixed Term Part Time

Number of Hours: 29.3 hours per week

Contract Duration: 1 year

The North West Kent Countryside Partnership is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to delivering community-focused nature conservation and access projects across the boroughs of Dartford, Gravesend, Sevenoaks and Bexley.  We are hosted by Kent County Council. We are recruiting an Assistant Partnership Officer to help us deliver our work, 4 days a week. The successful candidate will lead our volunteer groups to carry out a wide range of conservation tasks, deliver education sessions to primary schools at Lesnes Abbey (Bexley), run family events in local green spaces and much more.

Delete Date: 4/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Education / Engagement / Volunteer Management

Region: South

Posted: 7/8/17


Logo: Scottish Natural HeritageOperations Officer – South Highland

22.2 hours a week, Permanent

Starting salary £24,587 per annum pro rata

Location: Fort William preferred, however other South Highland office locations will be considered

The post holder will contribute to the delivery of Scottish Natural Heritage’s objectives within the South Highland Unit. This post will principally deliver work in Lochaber but will also be expected to work flexibly throughout the area. The post’s main area of work will be as a member of the South Highland Development Advice Services Team; responding to statutory consultations from regulatory authorities (e.g. Highland Council, Forestry Commission Scotland); with advice on the implications of plans and projects for internationally and nationally important natural heritage features.

Closing Date: 20/8/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 7/8/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 7/8/17

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (21/8)

Wildlife Trainees (Conservation) Berkshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (4/9)

Trustee Vacancies, Campaign for National Parks (3/9)

Volunteer Coast & Countryside Ranger, National Trust (25/8)

Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve Volunteer Placement, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust (29/8)

Strategic Resource Office Project Support, RSPB

Associate Director, A Focus on Nature (19/8)

Wildlife Hero, Warwickshire Wildlife Trust (30/9)

Volunteers, Mere Brow Farm Ltd

Badger Survey Volunteers, Scottish Wildlife Trust / Scottish Badgers

Virtual Badger Champion Volunteers, Scottish Wildlife Trust / Scottish Badgers 

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logo: Coventry City CouncilEcology Officer (Part Time 18.5hours a week)

We are seeking to appoint our own ecologist to manage and develop the city’s ecological policy and conservation.

The successful candidate will work as part of the Council’s Planning and Housing Policy team, alongside other specialist disciplines including conservation and tree protection. As part of a multi-skilled section you’ll support the delivery of the emerging Local Plan and provide expert input to the countries No1 planning authority for determining its applications in time.

Closing Date: 28/8/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 4/8/17


logo: Natural Resources Wales

 

Mammal Ecologist - Bats and Riparian Mammals

Location: Bangor

As a part-time mammal specialist leading on bats and riparian mammals, the post holder will have an up-to-date overview of issues related to terrestrial mammals’ evidence. You will lead the provision of relevant evidence and advice for the implementation of Natural Resource Management and the development and provision of evidence needs for terrestrial mammals biodiversity action and conservation science requirements. 

Closing Date: 20/8/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Wales

Posted: 4/8/17


Logo: RSPBAssistant Warden

Based at RSPB Loch of Strathbeg

6 month Fixed Term contract

Full time 37.5 hours per week 

We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Warden to help deliver nature conservation on the ground as part of the team carrying out the day-to-day management of NE Scotland Coastal reserves.

Closing Date: 25/8/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 4/8/17


Field Studies Council

Title – Education Team Leader with FSC Scotland, predominantly based at Kindrogan Field Centre

Salary – £27,914 - £31,854

Contract Term – Permanent

This role primarily involves leading the education team to develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve their goal of ‘Inspiring Environmental Understanding through first-hand experience’. The post holder will be responsible for management of all aspects of the Education team, bringing together the staff to promote excellence across a spectrum of activities.  

Delete Date: 31/8/17

Sector: Education

Region: Scotland

Posted: 3/8/17


Field Studies Council

Title - Tutor with FSC Scotland, predominantly based at Kindrogan Field Centre

Salary –  £18,783 - £21,435

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 firsthand 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. You will also contribute to all other aspects of running a busy residential education centre.

Delete Date: 31/8/17

Sector: Education

Region: Scotland

Posted: 3/8/17


Logo: Dorset Wildlife TrustAssistant Conservation Officer (Maternity cover)

Type: Temporary

Location: Based at Brooklands Farm, Forston, Dorchester

Salary:  £21967 full time. (part time option can be considered)

Working in the River Catchment Team, the post offers an excellent opportunity to help deliver a suite of truly exciting river and catchment enhancement works, working closely with project partners, landowners and river users. We are looking for someone with a flexible approach and the ability to work on a diverse range of activities.  These include delivery of practical works, landowner liaison and surveys. The post will also work on other habitat restoration projects across DWT’s Living Landscape Programme.

Closing Date: 5/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Engagement / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 3/8/17


Logo: Forestry Commission - Forest ResearchResearch Worker, Alice Holt

£23,023 - £24,388 plus benefits

Forest Research's Technical Services Unit (TSU), part of the Centre for Research Services, provides a capacity to conduct field work throughout England, Scotland and Wales. It also provides local contact and liaison between Forest Research and networks of regional Forestry Commission and Natural Resources Wales staff, partner organisations and private woodland owners and managers. Through this network of field stations which work in close co-operation, the TSU establishes, maintains and assesses field experiments and undertakes surveys for the science centres within Forest Research and on behalf of other customers; Natural Resources Wales, Forestry Commission and external clients.

Closing Date: 3/9/17

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: South

Posted: 3/8/17


Logo: Bumblebee Conservation TrustMaking a Buzz for the Coast Admin and Finance Officer

Salary £18,000 per annum (pro rata)
21 hours a week, 3 year fixed term

We are looking for a part-time Admin and Finance Officer to assist with the day-to-day management of the Making a Buzz for the Coast project’s administrative and financial activities, especially the processing of expenditure and preparation of reports for funders.  The successful candidate will have administrative experience and be at least part-qualified as an accounting technician (or equivalent relevant experience) and have at least 2 years’ experience of using an accounts system (preferably Sage) for general bookkeeping.

Closing Date: 23/8/17

Sector: Admin

Region: South

Posted: 2/8/17


Logo: Bumblebee Conservation TrustMaking a Buzz for the Coast Outreach & Volunteer Officer

Salary £23,000 per annum
Full Time (35 hours a week), 3 year fixed term

We are looking for a full-time Outreach and Volunteer officer to lead on the delivery of all public engagement elements of the new Making a Buzz for the Coast project.  The project aims to protect and enhance Kent’s wild pollinator populations through habitat provision, monitoring and awareness raising. It will provide local people with varied ways to engage with the topic and learn about wild bees. Your role will be to organise and lead on these engagement activities, with the support of a team of volunteers which you will recruit.

Closing Date: 23/8/17

Sector: Ecology / Engagement / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 2/8/17


Logo: Bumblebee Conservation TrustMaking a Buzz for the Coast Conservation Officer

(2 posts available)

Salary £23,000 per annum (pro rata)
28 hours a week, 3 year fixed term

We are looking for two part-time Conservation Officers to deliver conservation activities as part of our new Making a Buzz for the Coast project.   You will play a key role in the project by providing land management advice and practical support to partners, farmers and a range of other landowners.  As such, you will have a degree in an environmental, ecological or agricultural subject (or equivalent knowledge acquired by other means) and direct relevant experience of habitat conservation and management.

Closing Date: 23/8/17

Sector: Ecology / Engagement / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 2/8/17


Logo: Bumblebee Conservation TrustMaking a Buzz for the Coast Project Manager

Salary £30,000 per annum
Full Time (35 hrs), 3 year fixed term

We are looking for a highly experienced project manager to lead this ambitious three-year project to secure a future for the Kent coast’s wild bees.  With strong conservation and public engagement elements this position is an exciting and challenging role that would suit an individual with experience of managing complex partnership projects. The successful candidate will have strong teamwork and leadership skills, demonstrating an ability to motivate others.

Closing Date: 20/8/17

Sector: Ecology / Engagement / Publicity / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 2/8/17


Logo: Shropshire Wildlife TrusRivers Assistant Project Officer

Catchment Based Approach  

(6 month fixed term contract)

£23,621 (FTE equivalent) per annum + pension contribution.

£9448.40 for two days per week

Based at our headquarters in Shrewsbury to assist the River Projects Manager in the delivery and development of the Shropshire Middle Severn catchment partnership.

Closing Date: 21/8/17

Sector: Countryside / Engagement

Region: Midlands

Posted: 2/8/17


Islay Estates Company Is looking for a new Estate Manager to help run a large traditional Estate based on the Isle of Islay.

Knowledge of farming, forestry and sporting would be helpful but not essential.  Must have the ability to drive forward tourism and community relations and most importantly to provide strong leadership for an existing team.  Financial acumen and IT skills will be important.

The post would be working direct for the owners of the Estate. Package negotiable to include vehicle and four bedroom house. 

Delete Date: 30/8/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 2/8/17


Logo: Somerset Wildlife TrustMendip Hills Countryside Stewardship Facilitator

£23,001 - £24,694 pa pro-rata for 3 days/week

Part time role on 4-year fixed term contract based at Cheddar, Somerset

Somerset Wildlife Trust is seeking an experienced nature conservation officer for this exciting role working with landowners and external organisations in the Mendip Hills as part of our Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund project. This work is helping to restore, recreate and link up valuable grassland and woodland habitats across the Mendip Hills Living Landscape.  Natural England’s Countryside Stewardship (CS) facilitation fund supports people and organisations that bring farmers, foresters, and other land managers together to improve the local natural environment at a landscape scale.  Following Somerset Wildlife Trust’s successful application to this fund we set up the Mendip Hills Facilitation Fund project.

Closing Date: 11/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology

Region: South West

Posted: 2/8/17


Logo: New Art CentreEstate Worker and Housekeeper for Country House and Sculpture Park

Wiltshire

Estate worker: required to work with cattle, woodland, machinery and other general maintenance. Chainsaw licence and tractor experience essential. 30 Hours per week.

Housekeeper: to join a small energetic team which runs the country house and caters for staff. 30 Hours per week.

Closing Date: 29/8/17

Sector: Animal Handling / Arboriculture / Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 1/8/17


Logo: GroundworkGreen Infrastructure & Landscape Advisor

Location: Denham, Nr. Uxbridge

Salary: £33,363 - £40,000 per annum

Contract: Temporary till 31st December 2019 - with potential for extension

Hours: 37.5 Hours

This is an exciting opportunity to join a committed team working in the Colne Valley Regional Park, the first large area of countryside to the west of London. The Government has announced Heathrow Airport as the preferred location to increase airport capacity, which will have a significant impact on the Colne Valley Regional Park. As a Green Infrastructure & Landscape Advisor you will act as an advocate/champion for the Colne Valley Regional Park and seek to maximise benefits for the Park and its users from development within, and adjacent to, the Park.

Closing Date: 6/9/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 1/8/17


Logo: Leeds CastleEstate Ranger

This is a full time position working 40 hours each week. 

Leeds Castle in Kent is one of the country’s leading heritage visitor attractions, welcoming over 650,000 visitors each year.  As well as the castle we have 500 acres of grounds, parklands and formal gardens. We have an exciting new opportunity for an Estate Ranger who will be responsible for the day to day practical and technical management of the wider estate.  This will include forestry, habitat and species management, nature conservation and the ability to engage our visitors with this important work.

Delete Date: 29/8/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Visitors

Region: South

Posted: 1/8/17


Outstanding Opportunity for a Senior Ecological Consultant 

Role: Senior Ecological Consultant

Location: Kent

Salary: £30,500 - £33,500

Contract: Permanent

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

Closing Date: 29/8/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 31/7/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 31/7/17

Southern Reserves Voluntary Trainee x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (7/9)

Farm Conservation Voluntary Trainee – West Yorkshire, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (23/8)

Volunteer Co-ordinator, RSPB

Volunteer Social Media & Visitor Experience Intern, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Conservation Volunteer, The Museum Of East Anglian Life

Estate Volunteer, The Museum Of East Anglian Life

Citizen Science Co-ordinator (Volunteer), Groundwork South (20/8)

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Work Days advertised in the last week 

Essex Wildlife Trust is running regular Volunteer Work Parties on Sergeants Orchard Nature Reserve, (between Adlham and Chappel) Chappel, Essex through to December

First Sunday of each month (except in August) Essex Wildlife Trust runs a Volunteer Work Party in Sandylay & Moat Woods & Little 

Waltham Meadows


Logo: Yorkshire Dales National Park AuthorityPA to the Director of Conservation and Community

37 hours per week

Salary: Band D - £19,430 to £23,398 per annum (with potential to rise to £27,668) Great benefits including flexi-time and contributory pension scheme.

Based at Colvend, Grassington

We are looking for a self-motivated and positive Personal Assistant to support the Director of Conservation and Community.  The range of responsibilities and tasks in a directorate of 50 people requires someone who has first class organisational and communication skills.  As well as undertaking the duties associated with a busy secretarial role (collating reports, minute-taking, managing admin budgets), you will get involved in helping to monitor the Authority’s performance  across its whole range of activities.  

Closing Date: 22/8/17

Sector: Admin

Region: North East

Posted: 28/7/17


Sparsholt College Hampshire

0.3 Instructor/Assessor – Environmental Conservation

£23,187 - £24,599 pro rata (dependent upon qualifications)

This is an opportunity to join a well-resourced and successful team with a reputation for high quality training. This role will involve instructing and assessing and delivering underpinning knowledge to a range of full-time and part-time students including our expanding apprenticeship programme. 

Closing Date: 21/8/17

Sector: Education / Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 28/7/17


Sparsholt College Hampshire

Part-time Work Based Learning Assessor – Horticulture

£23,187 - £24,599 pro rata

22.2 hours per week

An exciting opportunity to join our work based learning team in Horticulture.

In this role the post holder will be assessing on Level 2 to Level 3 Apprenticeships and other qualifications covering; Amenity horticulture, landscaping, sports turf, parks and gardens.

Closing Date: 21/8/17

Sector: Education / Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 28/7/17


Logo: ADASSenior Land / Environmental Management Consultant

Location: Oxfordshire

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

As part of our Environment business, our Land Management team are focused on providing services to a wide range of clients and projects and combine sound environmental science with pragmatic advice and experience to meet our clients’ requirements and deliver the best possible outcomes and we have a vacancy for a Senior Land / Environmental Management Consultant. 

Delete Date: 24/8/17

Sector: Land Management / Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 27/7/17


Logo: Nene Park TrustHead of Operations

£50,000 - £54,000 (plus benefits)

Nene Park is one of the largest and most visited country parks in the region with over 700 hectares of land and approaching 2 million visits per year. An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen at Nene Park Trust to lead the operational management of the Park, which encompasses Park Management and Visitor Services and includes the maintenance of the Park and its infrastructure, the provision and operation of visitor services (incorporating visitor information, the visitor centre(s), events and facilities) and the Health and Safety of our visitors and team

Closing Date: 31/8/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Services

Region: Anglia

Posted: 27/7/17


Logo: Yorkshire WaterCountryside & Recreation Apprentice x2

Salary £13,500 per annum + pension + quarterly performance related bonus + 25 days annual leave

Based at Buttershaw, Bradford

Yorkshire Water manages the collection, treatment and distribution of water around the Yorkshire region, supplying around 1.24 billion litres of drinking water each day – that’s a lot of water! Yorkshire Water is one of the largest land owners in Yorkshire with over 28,000 ha and that's a lot of land. As well as using the land for core business to ensure that there is enough water available to supply the people and businesses of Yorkshire plus the treatment of sewage and waste water, this land gives other opportunities. To help us achieve our vision of "taking responsibility for the water environment for good" we are currently recruiting for two Countryside & Recreation Apprentices.

Delete Date: 24/8/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: North East

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 27/7/17


Biodiversity Communications Officer

The Biodiversity Information Service for Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park (BIS) is the independent local environmental records centre (LERC) which acts as the focus for the collation, management and use of information on the wildlife of Powys and Brecon Beacons National Park (BBNP). This post requires someone who has relevant experience of biological recording and understands the role of LERCs. The successful applicant must be IT literate, imaginative, preferably with experience of producing promotional material and using social media. Most importantly, the successful applicant will be a good communicator with good organisational skills and the ability to work to a very high standard within a small team. They should be able to demonstrate their commitment to biodiversity and be highly motivated to get the general public involved with watching and recording wildlife.

Closing Date: 28/8/17

Sector: Ecology / Publicity / Wildlife

Region: Wales

Posted: 25/7/17


Logo: Essex & Suffolk WaterConservation / Environment / Wildlife Advisor / Ecologist

Location: Hanningfield, Essex

Salary: from £22,967 to £28,708 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent - Full Time

At Essex & Suffolk Water we live water. And we love our customers. Every day we make sure that 1.8 million Customers in the South East have clean, clear drinking water that tastes great.

Essex & Suffolk Water protects and enhances the environment in delivering its services, leading by example. The Conservation and Land Management Team are looking for an enthusiastic, ethical, team player to join them. As the successful applicant you will help provide advice to the business on Conservation issues and manage the landholding for the benefit of wildlife and people. 

Delete Date: 22/8/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 25/7/17


Field Studies Council

Trainee Tutor Scheme

Salary –  NMW

Contract Term – Fixed Term – 11 Mths from Oct 30th 2017

Our FSC tutors work with students studying both geography and biology at a range of levels. This year, in response to the increased amount of fieldwork highlighted in the new exam specifications, we are looking to increase the number of geography specialists in our teaching team alongside our usual intake of biology graduates.  Are you a geography graduate with a love of landscape, an enthusiasm for enquiry based learning, a built-environment enthusiast or have a passion for physical geography processes?  If you are, then come and share this with us and others.

Closing Date: 23/8/17

Sector: Education

Region: UK

Posted: 25/7/17


Logo: Borough of PooleHeathland Mitigation & Grazing Warden

Hatch Pond Depot, Poole         

£18,070 - £20,138

Full time

Permanent

Do you have a keen interest in the environment, conservation grazing and heritage of the local area? Do you enjoy being outdoors and have a passion to enthuse and educate local communities? If so the Borough of Poole is delighted to offer the opportunity to become a Heathland Mitigation and Grazing Warden. You will be involved in strategic access management, helping to mitigate the effects of urban pressures on our heathland reserves. Environmental Services manage some of the most important heathland in Dorset, which is home to rare and endangered wildlife.  Part of the role will involve (daily) welfare checks and occasional handling of livestock.

Delete Date: 22/8/17

Sector: Countryside / Rights of Way / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 25/7/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 24/7/17 

Invasive Plant Species Surveyor, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Chairman, The Central Rivers Initiative (8/9)

Volunteer Officer, West Hampstead Green Gym

Trustee, Vincent Wildlife Trust

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Work Days advertised in the last week 

3 days of Workdays starting on 22/8/17 with Lower Mole Partnership in Surbiton, KT5 9EU also running again from 29/8/17

5/9/17 Workday (3 days) in Oxshott, KT22 0TA organised by Lower Mole Partnership

Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust is running a Roaming Reserve Work Party on 6/9/17 in Dolydd Hafren Nature Reserve, Forden, Powys, SY21 8NN

15/9/17 Great British Beach Clean in Cresswell, Northumberland, NE61 5JX organised by Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Workday (3 days) from 19/9/17 in Epsom, Surrey, KT19 8PL with Lower Mole Partnership

2 days of Workday starting on 26/9/17 run by Lower Mole Partnership in Chessington, Surrey, KT9 2DD

The Inland Waterways Association has added their August events to the online pages, work is carried out across Anglia, Midlands & North West England and involves tasks such as painting, vegetation clearance and litter picking.

Every Thursday Tame Valley Wetlands run an Access Volunteer Group throughout the Tame Valley Wetlands (Birmingham, North Warwickshire, Staffordshire)

Every Tuesday & Thursday is the Tame Force Volunteer Group throughout the Tame Valley Wetlands (Birmingham, North Warwickshire, Staffordshire) with Tame Valley Wetlands

Every Thursday Belhus Woods Conservation Volunteers meet in Belhus Woods Country Park, Romford Rd, Aveley, South Ockendon, Essex. The event is organised by Essex County Council

Second Sunday of the month sees Haytor conservation days take place on Haytor, Dartmoor organised by Dartmoor National Park Authority

#PlasticPatrol is a nationwide campaign to rid our inland waterways of plastic pollution. Find out what you can get involved with near you.

Flexible opportunities are available Mon - Fri with the Conservation Action Team on sites across Belfast, Coleraine and L/Derry organised by

The Conservation Volunteers


Logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustReserve Officer - Fishlake Meadows

Salary Circa £24,673 depending on qualifications and experience; full-time 35 hours per week; permanent contract; based at Testwood Lakes, Hampshire

As part of the West & Central Hampshire Team, the post is crucial to the successful delivery of the Trust’s Living Landscape vision in the lower Test Valley. The Reserve Officer will be responsible for the establishment & management of a new nature reserve on the northern outskirts of Romsey Town centre.   Fishlake Meadows Nature Reserve has been secured by Test Valley Borough Council and is a 60 hectare site renowned for its incredible birdlife. The site has developed by ‘accident’ following the abandonment of farming and now supports over 150 species of bird, otter, water vole, 19 species of dragonfly & damselfly and an impressive list of plants.

Delete Date: 24/8/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology / Engagement / Publicity

Region: South

Posted: 19/7/17


Logo: Cainrgorms National Park AuthorityLandscape Adviser

Salary: £28,770 - 34,633 (Pro-rata) (Band D) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Permanent

Working Hours: Monday- Friday (22.5 hours per week) (Job Share)

Location: National Park Headquarters, Grantown on Spey

We have an exciting opportunity for a Landscape Adviser to join our Heritage Team. They provide advice to board members, colleagues and outside organisations on all landscape matters from the truly landscape to local scales. This includes advising on road, housing and tourist developments to the protection of habitats and species many of which are only found in the Cairngorms National Park. We work in an integrated way, in a creative environment where landscape, conservation, land use and planning overlap.

Closing Date: 25/8/17

Sector: Countryside / Land Management

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/7/17


logo: Natural Resources WalesEnvironment Officer

Location: Dolgellau

Grade / Salary: £19,467

Support environment regulation, planning and investigation activities so as to achieve sustainable environmental improvement.  Respond effectively, safely and efficiently to environmental incidents and investigations. Promote Sustainable Management of Natural Resource in Meironnydd and work with partner organisations to deliver mutual goals.

Closing Date: 31/8/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Wales

Posted: 17/7/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 17/7/17 

Bush Camp Volunteering In National Park, Volunteer4africa

Engagement & Events Volunteer, Keep Britain Tidy

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Logo: RSPBFunding Development Manager

Location: Edinburgh

Starting Salary: £25,463 to £33,366 per annum.  This role currently attracts a market supplement

Basis: Full time – permanent position

RSPB Scotland, the leading nature conservation charity in Scotland, is looking to recruit a Funding Development Manager, to join a busy team of talented fundraisers based at our Edinburgh HQ, reporting directly to the Head of Funding Development.  This is a fantastic opportunity to lead on developing new business partnerships and building relationships with high value donors, driving a creative programme of engagement and stewardship.

Closing Date: 25/8/17 extended

Sector: Fundraising

Region: Scotland

Posted: 14/7/17


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