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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.   

If you are interested in a particular ad, please respond directly to the advertiser and not to CJS.  

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Logo: Yorkshire Wildlife TrustRegional Manager - North

Are you a strong leader with proven experience of inspiring and motivating a diverse team? Do you have passion and enthusiasm for nature conservation? Would you like to combine your skills and interests to take up an exciting new challenge? YWT is a dynamic and rapidly growing organisation and we are seeking to appoint a Regional Manager for our northern team.  This role provides a crucial link between the Trust’s on the ground activities and the senior management team as we embark upon our next 5 year business plan.

Closing Date: 17/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: North East

Posted: 25/4/17


Logo: Devon Wildlife TrustRiver Otter Beaver Trial Field Officer

Salary:  £21,218 (50% pro-rata) plus 5% pension

This is a part-time, one year fixed term appointment, with the possibility of extension, based on 18.75 hours per week based at Cricklepit Mill, Exeter with substantial time outside of the office. 

Would you like to play an integral role in delivering the wildlife success story of the year? A once in a lifetime opportunity has arisen to join the River Otter Beaver Trial project team. The field officer will play a key role in the survey, monitoring,

Closing Date: 15/5/17

Sector: Community / Ecology / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 25/4/17


Logo: RSPBSchools Outreach Officer

Location: Brighton Office, Sussex

Starting Salary: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Basis: 22.5 hours per week – maternity cover contract (up to 1 year)

We are looking to connect children with nature in their school grounds, by delivering workshops where children can discover wildlife first hand. You will lead on the coordination of outreach sessions for primary school children, through direct delivery and by recruiting, training, managing and supporting a team of volunteers to deliver sessions to reach as many schools as possible. 

Closing Date: 18/5/17

Sector: Education / Volunteer Management

Region: South

Posted: 25/4/17


Logo: Woodland TrustSite Manager - Essex

Salary circa £26,000

Our vision is 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.  As Site Manager for Essex  you will represent the Woodland Trust locally, managing a diverse portfolio of woodlands to deliver the maximum benefit for our core aims. You will manage the woodland estate in line with our required standards and guidelines and ensure the safety of yourself, our visitors, contractors and volunteers on our sites.

Closing Date: 21/5/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Visitors / Volunteers

Region: South

Posted: 25/4/17


Logo: RSPBCommunity and Volunteering Development Officer

Location: Sandwell Valley Reserve, Midlands

Salary:  £17,276 to £18,715 per annum

Basis:  Full time – Contract runs until April 2018.

RSPB Sandwell Valley is an urban wildlife oasis of lakes, wetlands and woodland filled with birds, bees, amphibians. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will drive forward our community engagement work.You will be responsible for recruiting and managing a team of dedicated volunteers. The team will develop and deliver community engagement activities to hard to reach groups encouraging them to discover nature and the RSPB.

Closing Date: 16/5/17

Sector: Community / Volunteers

Region: Midlands

Posted: 25/4/17


Glendale Countryside Ltd

Bristol/Avon Countryside Management

Countryside Operative

Fixed Term 6 months contract with possible 6 months extension and full time position for right candidate. 40 hrs per week. Pay grade negotiable.

Based in Warmley, Bristol

Glendale are looking to appoint a Countryside/ rivers maintenance operative.You will be responsible for the implementation of countryside/ river maintenance works which includes a wide range of tasks including tree felling, grass cutting, strimming, hedge cutting and other river / countryside maintenance works.

Closing Date: 12/5/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South West

Posted: 25/4/17


logo: Yorkshire Peat PartnershipYPP Research Assistant and opportunity for post-graduate study at the University of Manchester

£22750 p.a. plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

The Yorkshire Peat Partnership, YPP, is a landscape scale peatland restoration partnership which delivers practical restoration throughout the Yorkshire Region. It has recently secured new funding from Yorkshire Water to develop a research programme to develop proxy methods to assess the ecosystem services impacts of different types of Sphagnum inoculation on degraded open blanket habitats and is now looking to appoint a Research Assistant.

Closing Date: 23/5/17

Sector: Land management / Research

Region: North East

Posted: 24/4/17


Assistant Ecologist - West Midlands

Midland Ecology is based in Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands and are looking for someone with strong botany skills, possibly looking for their first role in habitat and species related consultancy work.  A good appetite for fieldwork is essential, although a mix of desk and field work is to be expected.

Delete Date: 22/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 24/4/17


Midland Ecology

Casual Bat Surveyor

Midland Ecology is looking to expand its team of casual bat surveyors to assist on dusk emergence, dawn re-entry and activity (transect) surveys between April and October.

We're an ecological consultancy based in Sutton Coldfield. Most work is fairly local, generally less than 90 minutes from our base.

You will ideally be located in the West Midlands, the closer to Sutton Coldfield the better.

Delete Date: 22/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 24/4/17


logo: City of LondonEpping Forest covers 6,000 acres and is of international conservation importance designated as Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) and Special Area of Conservation (SAC). Along with 1,700 acres of adjoining farmed estate it receives 4.4 million annual visits and is London’s 5th most-visited free attraction and largest public open space.

Epping Forest Stockperson

Starting salary of £22,660 inclusive of all allowances

This is a key role in expanding a pedigree breeding English Longhorn herd for re-establishing extensive grazing in this prestigious conservation site. You will lead the winter calving operation and manage day-to-day grazing across multiple sites. You will maintain the invisible fencing and other vital infrastructure.

Closing Date: 12/5/17

Sector: Farming / Land Management

Region: South

Posted: 24/4/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 24/4/17 

Graduate Assistant Ranger Internship, Awen Cultural Trust

Inspiring People Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (19/5)

Seabird Ranger Assistant, National Trust for Scotland (15/5)

Volunteer Woodland Interns, Small Woods Association (5/5)

Voluntary Beach Warden, Field Studies Council (17/5)

Cumbria Conservation Undergraduate Student Placement, Cumbria Wildlife Trust (9/5)

RSPB Schools Outreach Session Leader, RSPB

Visitor Service Volunteer, Greensand Trust

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

29/8/17 Cumbria Wildlife Trust is hosting a Conservation Work Party at Orton Moss Nature Reserve, Carlisle also on the same day at Next

Ness Nature reserve, Ulverston


The most recent edition of CJS Weekly published on Friday 21 April includes 58 adverts for vacancies across the sector.

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


Logo: Tyler GrangeField Ecologist - Short Term contract

We currently have opportunities for two enthusiastic and capable field ecologists wishing to gain experience in ecology field work specifically in relation to a great crested newt and reptile translocation in the south of England.  Previous experience of conducting surveys or translocations for protected species is advantageous but not essential, as full training will be provided. This is an excellent opportunity for a recently qualified graduate, an undergraduate or a junior field ecologist to obtain valuable field skills and experience of working with a specialist and reputable ecological consultancy.

Closing Date: 5/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 21/4/17


Conservation Assistant (Volunteer)

Based at East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve, Bovey Tracey, Devon

Hosted by Natural England, the Conservation Assistant role is a year-long structured training programme for graduate volunteers to consolidate skills and knowledge in applied conservation management.

The Conservation Assistant role is suitable for recent graduates wishing to develop applied and practical conservation skills in order to gain employment in the nature conservation. Experience will be gained in practical habitat and countryside management, biological and archaeology surveying and monitoring as well as public events and engagement with local community groups, schools and universities.

Closing Date: 8/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology / Engagement

Region: South West

Role type: Volunteer

Posted: 21/4/17


Logo: Forestry CommissionCollections Manager

Forestry Commission

£29,401 - £32,486

Goudhurst, Kent

Lead the development, documentation and curation of a very special and unique place - Bedgebury National Pinetum. At the Forestry Commission, we are responsible for the sustainable management of England’s public forest estate for people, wildlife and timber. Bedgebury National Pinetum is home to one of the world’s most significant collections of temperate conifers, along with many rare broadleaved trees. It’s an invaluable living resource for science, conservation and education, and a beautiful place for visitors to enjoy.

Closing Date: 11/5/17

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: South

Posted: 21/4/17


Logo: Surrey Wildlife TrustDo you understand the vital role that citizen science projects play in conservation?

Can you help us develop our projects and inspire others to get involved?

Citizen Science Coordinator

Part time, 21 hours per week, Full time when funding secured, Permanent

£12,000 pa (£20,000 fte)

This exciting new post within the Living Landscapes team will co-ordinate the day-to day running of our existing citizen-science projects and help develop new projects. The post will initially be part-time and focus on the development and delivery of the new Hedgerow Heroes project, but increasing to full time once further funding is secured for RiverSearch.

Closing Date: 12/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 21/4/17


Logo: Yorkshire Wildlife TrustLiving Landscapes Officer

£25000 p.a. plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to combine your knowledge and experience of land management with your passion and commitment to engaging local communities? Do you share our vision of creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone?  YWT is a fast growing conservation organisation and we are seeking to appoint a Living Landscape Officer to jour our growing team based in Skipton. This is a great opportunity for the right person to deliver YWT’s Living Landscapes work primarily in the Richmondshire and Craven Districts of the region.

Closing Date: 18/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Engagement

Region: North East

Posted: 21/4/17


Logo: RSPBInformation Officer

Location: Lochwinnoch Reserve, Renfrewshire

Starting Salary: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Basis: Full time – contract until 31 March 2018.

As the Community Engagement Officer at RSPB Lochwinnoch Nature Reserve, you would be leading the reserve team in the delivery of the membership recruitment target. You will also be responsible for ensuring visitors have a great experience in the visitor centre and leave feeling that nature is an important part of their own lives.  You will do all this by using your community engagement skills and by enthusing your team of volunteers. Recruiting and managing volunteers to assist you in your goals is a large part of this role. 

Closing Date: 12/5/17

Sector: Engagement / Membership / Visitor Experience

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/4/17


Logo: Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Peatland Action Project Officer

(fixed term until end of March 2018)

Salary: £28,485-£34,290 (plus excellent benefits)

Working Hours: 37 (Monday – Friday) - we support the “Happy to Talk Flexible Working” campaign

Location: Balloch, G83 8EG

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the world?  We have an exciting opportunity for a Peatland Action Project Officer to join our team; this is a great opportunity to join a fast paced and high performing organisation at a truly exciting time for Scotland’s National Parks.  Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park covers over 720 square miles of Scotland’s finest countryside which welcomes over 4 million visitors each year.

Closing Date: 5/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/4/17


Logo: Wild Surveys LtdExperienced Ecologist

Contract Type: 12 Months Initially
We are now recruiting for an Experienced Ecologist to assist with our busy workload. We are an Ecological Consultancy based in Renfrewshire, however our work covers all of Scotland.  Candidates will be able to carry out a variety of field surveys from planning the survey through to reporting and client liaison. Basic project management skills are required. You should have a significant level of field survey experience of all protected species and hold a full UK driving licence and own vehicle. Experience of GIS (QGIS or Arc) desirable.

Closing Date: 5/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/4/17


Logo: Bournemouth Borough CouncilHengistbury Head Local Nature Reserve

A Future for Wildlife Project Coordinator

Ref: 8447, £17,772 - £19,430 37 hours per week

Fixed Term contract until 17th September 2017

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to deliver a short, but exciting project, on a high profile nature reserve; Hengistbury Head. “A Future for Wildlife”, targets people from deprived communities and aims to inspire and engage with them, using wildlife-related activities.  Funded by a host of organisations, the successful applicant will be responsible for leading activities for groups of up to 15 children from identified schools, as well as residents from a local hostel. You will need to be able to work in partnership with other contributing organisations, including the Dorset Wildlife Trust and Sharkstuff, as well as an MSc student who will be carrying out studies to judge the impact on the attendees.

Closing Date: 7/5/17

Sector: Ecology / Engagement / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 21/4/17


Estate Manager Vacancy

Lanarkshire, UK

Our client is looking for a committed and proactive individual to take on the role of a full time Estate Manager of a private residential estate in Lanarkshire, Scotland. The Estate has a substantial historic house along with extensive grounds, including gardens, woodlands, cottages and in hand agricultural grazing land.

The day to day responsibilities of the role include: managing a staff with full time and temporary/seasonal employees; administrative duties such as timely bill paying; record keeping; familiarity with computers and Microsoft Office; carrying out and overseeing maintenance and repair of the properties; coordinating with the owner’s family and guests; organising and overseeing larger scale works; resolving unexpected matters; the security of grounds and property; dealing with tradesmen and other professionals; and many other general estate tasks as required.

Delete Date: 19/5/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/4/17


Logo: Chalfont St Peter Parish Council

Chalfont St Peter Parish Council

Assistant Haywarden

Full Time – average 37 hours per week

Salary Scale £17,000 p.a. - £19,000 p.a (depending on qualifications and experience)

This position is part of a small but dedicated team which has a passion for improving the local environment and delivering the best possible results for both the public and nature. 

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

Closing Date: 10/5/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 20/4/17


Logo: Cornwall Environmental ConsultantsEcologist - Temporary Post – Truro, Cornwall

Salary negotiable depending on experience.

Established in 1991, Cornwall Environmental Consultants is the trading company of Cornwall Wildlife Trust.  We are a market leader within the South West providing ecology and landscape architecture services. CEC provides an excellent working environment, with flexible working, a generous reward package and pension scheme, friendly colleagues and a beautiful office location.

We are seeking a full-time, experienced consultant Ecologist to join our team based near Truro, Cornwall. The post is offered on a seasonal basis for five months, June-October, with the possibility of extension to a permanent contract.

Closing Date: 14/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South West

Posted: 20/4/17


Brecknock Wildlife Trust

Wild Communities – Project Officer

Based in the Upper Tawe Valley, Ystradgynlais, Powys, Wales.

£20,000pa (pensionable), 37.5 hours per week. Fixed term contract of six months, with the possibility of extension thereafter. (The post is maternity cover related)

Brecknock Wildlife Trust is a small but innovative Welsh wildlife charity. We are seeking a Project Officer to support the delivery of our exciting ‘Wild Communities’ project.

Closing Date: 8/5/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Wildlife

Region: Wales

Posted: 20/4/17


Logo: Natural Resources WalesRegulatory Woodland Officer

Location: Any Office in North

Contract type: Permanent

Grade / Salary: £24,828

To carry out and promote regulatory, plant health and legacy grant scheme work so that the forestry and woodland sector within Wales delivers sustainable woodland management in line with the Woodlands for Wales Strategy, the UK Forest Standard and UKFS Guidelines.

Closing Date: 30/4/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Land Management

Region: Wales

Posted: 20/4/17


Field Studies Council

Title – Tutor

Salary – £18,783 - £21,435 per annum for the duration of the contract

Contract Term – Permanent

Location – FSC Malham Tarn, Settle – Live in Post

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

Closing Date: 8/5/17

Sector: Education

Region: North East

Posted: 20/4/17


Logo: North York Moors National Park AuthorityNorth York Moors National Park

Woodland Creation Officer

£24.5K to £28.2K with potential progression to £31K

Permanent position

This is an exciting opportunity to think creatively about how we can achieve new woodlands both now and in the future. This is a permanent post to deliver our ambitious long term woodland creation targets associated with the Woodsmith Mine’s Section 106 agreement.

Closing Date: 12/5/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Engagement

Region: North East

Posted: 20/4/17


Awen Cultural Trust

Graduate Assistant Ranger Internship

An exciting opportunity has become available for a recent environmental graduate to join the Ranger Team at Bryngarw Country Park, as part of a 4-month internship from May to September. 

As an intern, your duties will include assisting with all aspects of countryside management, visitor engagement, environmental education and public events. By joining our team you will gain valuable experience working in an interesting and varied role, and will receive full and continued training necessary for the internship.

Delete Date: 18/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Management

Region: Wales

Role type: Volunteer

Posted: 20/4/17


Job of the Day: Wednesday 19 April

Director of Policy and Advice - Scottish Natural Heritage

Logo: Scottish Natural Heritage

Natural England

Cumbria Area Team

Freshwater Lead Advisers x 2

The Rivers Derwent and the Upper Kent are key areas for delivery of Natural England’s Conservation Strategy 21 (CS21) outcomes in the Lake District Focus Area. Two roles are available – one role is permanent in which the main focus will be the River Derwent and Tributaries SSSI and other associated designated sites, the second role is temporary until 31st March 2018. The main focus for this role will be the River Kent SSSI and a suite of other designated sites. The role will require you to be a key contributor to delivery of the Focus Area outcomes for the Lake District team.

Closing Date: 12/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology

Region: North West

Posted: 19/4/17


Logo: Yorkshire Wildlife TrustInspiring People Officer – Leeds & Bradford

12 month contract

£25000 p.a. plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

Are you enthusiastic with a passion for engaging with local communities? Are you a keen advocate of the ‘Nature Matters’ message and share our vision for creating Living Landscapes and Living Seas? If you are this exciting new role could be for you.  YWT is a fast growing conservation organisation and we are seeking to appoint an Inspiring People Officer to jour our dynamic and vibrant team based in West Yorkshire. This is a great opportunity for the right person to make a meaningful and lasting difference to the people of Leeds and Bradford.

Closing Date: 8/5/17

Sector: Community Engagement

Region: North East

Posted: 19/4/17


Logo: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustSeasonal Weekend Warden (Weekend & bank holidays)

£8.45 per hour plus 25 days annual holiday pro rata; part time up to 5 hours per day on weekends & bank holidays; temporary contract May to Sept 2017; based at Testwood Lakes Nature Reserve, Totton, Hampshire

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is the leading local nature conservation charity. We seek to increase people’s involvement in their local environment and in turn create better conditions for wildlife on land and in the sea.  The post holder will assist the Reserve and Education team by providing a visual presence at the reserve during weekends and bank holidays. Positive & confident engagement with the public is a necessity to promote the wildlife importance of the reserve and Trust’s interests while reinforcing responsible use of the site.

Closing Date: 8/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Volunteers

Region: South

Posted: 19/4/17


Logo: RSPBProject Officer

Location: Edinburgh or Glasgow office

Starting Salary: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Basis: Full time – 4 year contract

Our vision for the Muirkirk Uplands SSSI/ SPA is of a designated site in healthy condition, with thriving populations of the upland species and habitats for which the area is nationally and internationally important. Active management will be getting carried out across the designated site as well as adjacent farmland, in order to positively benefit the area’s important wildlife. Farmers, Land managers and Conservationists will be working together in partnership, and the area will become an exemplar for the integration of upland land management and nature conservation.

Closing Date: 12/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology / Volunteers

Region: Scotland

Posted: 19/4/17


Logo: RSPBAssistant Warden

Location: Airds Moss & Barons Haugh Reserve, South Lanarkshire

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

Basis: Full time – 3 year contract.

This is a new post and offers a fantastic opportunity for someone to climb onto that first rung of the ladder or for someone with some experience who wishes to learn more and be involved with a new set of conservation challenges.  This post involves a wide, varied and exciting set of tasks working at two distinctly different nature reserves – Airds Moss with the continuation of the extensive blanket bog restoration projects already underway and Baron’s Haugh.

Closing Date: 9/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology / Volunteers

Region: Scotland

Posted: 19/4/17


Logo: RSPBActive in Nature Development Officer

Location: Rainham Marshes Reserve, Essex

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

Basis: 30 hours per week – 17 month contract.

Do you love sport, and sharing that love with others? If you love being outdoors and nature then this could be the role for you. Help us deliver an exciting and innovative sport based project at RSPB Rainham Marshes nature reserve, in Essex. Rainham Marshes is an exciting RSPB nature reserve for both wildlife and for people – we are currently trialling an exciting partnership project between the RSPB and Sport England. It is designed to test if engaging people in informal leisure sporting activities on our reserves can help grow support for nature.

Closing Date: 3/5/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Volunteers

Region: South

Posted: 19/4/17


Logo: Sussex Wildlife TrustCommunity Project Officer - Events & Education

Location                  Tilgate Park, Crawley, West Sussex

Actual Salary            £24,969 per annum

Contract Type          Fixed term – 12 months

Hours                       Full time - 35.00 hours

The Sussex Wildlife Trust focuses on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across out towns, countryside and coast. By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive in even the most unlikely places. Together we can make sure that future generations living in Sussex will be able to enjoy the sense of wonder and well-being that nature offers.

Closing Date: 4/5/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Education

Region: South

Posted: 19/4/17


Job of the Day: Tuesday 18 April

Cost Free Training with Operation New World

Logo: Operation New World


IKM Consulting Ltd

Senior Ecologist

Competitive salary

Due to our continued growth we are looking for an experienced Senor Ecologist. This position provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to further their career and gain more experience in a highly motivated and inspirational environment. The role will require some travel, overnight or out of hours work and may require working away from home.

Delete Date: 16/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/4/17


IKM Consulting Ltd

Ecologist

Competitive salary

We are multi-disciplinary consultancy providing a wide range of services across the UK, with our Head Office in Grangemouth. This position provides an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to further their career and gain more experience in a highly motivated and inspirational environment. IKM Consulting is a family-friendly company, is Investors in People and Investors in Young People accredited, and is committed to continuous professional development. 

Delete Date: 16/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 18/4/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 18/4/17

Residential Volunteer, RSPB (27/4)

Spurn Reserve Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (19/5)

Northern Reserve Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (24/5)

Assistant Warden Volunteer Internship, Ribble Reserves, RSPB (2/5)

Volunteer Ranger, Groundwork South

Farm Conservation Voluntary Trainee West Yorkshire, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (19/5)

Nature Reserves Voluntary Trainee Lower Aire Valley, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (1/6)

Volunteer Wildlife Surveyors, Dorset County Council

Goat Nannies, South Down National Park Authority

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week 

Bradford Environmental Education Service have added their workdays through to September in & near Bradford, West Yorkshire. Work ranges from gardening through path clearance to building bridges.

Keep Wales Tidy is running workdays on the following dates 29/4 in Troserch Woods nr. Llangennech

Second Sunday of the month Groundwork South run a Conservation Workday in Buckinghamshire

 


Opportunity for two enthusiastic individuals to join our Keepering team working on a large island estate in an area of outstanding natural beauty

Head Keeper

You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Keepering Team; your role will include overseeing shooting, wild fowling, stalking and fishing of paid lets during the season; general maintenance and pest control at other times,reporting to the Estate Manager on a daily basis.

Underkeeper

Reporting to the Head Keeper your role will include attendance at shoot days and stalking, along with general maintenance and vermin control.

Closing Date: 5/5/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 14/4/17


Logo: Yorkshire Wildlife TrustYorkshire Derwent Catchment Officer

£25000 p.a. plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

(Job share and part time working may be considered)

Do you love Yorkshire, Love Wildlife? Are you as committed as we are to creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone? Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is one of the UK’s fastest growing environmental organisations and seeks to appoint a Partnership Officer funded by the Yorkshire Derwent Partnership.  We are looking for a self-motivated person with project and budget management experience to lead on developing and implementing varied activities including natural flood management opportunities and an INNS strategy on the Derwent catchment.

Closing Date: 4/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Management

Region: North East

Posted: 14/4/17


Logo: Scottish Natural HeritageRural Surveyor

37 hours per week, Fixed Term for 3 years

Starting Salary £29,643 per annum,

Location: Inverness

SNH is looking for someone to deliver professional rural land management advice to both SNH staff and land managers, in the context of designated sites in the north of Scotland, including Orkney and Shetland. Occasional travel will be required. You will consider practical, legal, contractual and financial implications and negotiate with land managers to ensure the best natural heritage outcomes are met cost-effectively. You will be working flexibly with various SNH Units in a supportive working environment on both local and national projects.

Closing Date: 30/4/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 14/4/17


Logo: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough CouncilCommunity Heritage Officer

Salary: £26,822 - £29,323

Directorate: Place

Location: Elsecar, Barnsley, South Yorkshire

Hours of Work: 37
Fixed Term until 31 December 2018

The Dearne Valley Landscape Partnership (DVLP) is recruiting a community officer to join the small team responsible for the delivery of this five year (2014-19) programme funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

The DVLP is a multi-agency partnership led by Barnsley Council which aims to protect, preserve and enhance the heritage and environment of the Dearne Valley area of South Yorkshire.

Closing Date: 28/4/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Rights of Way

Region: North East

Posted: 14/4/17


Logo: Butterfly ConservationButterflies for the New Millennium Project Co-ordinator (Part time 0.5 fte)

From £23,714 - £27,397 (band C) dependent on experience, plus 5% pension contribution

We have an exciting new position to co-ordinate the long-running UK butterfly recording scheme at our busy Head Office at East Lulworth near Wareham in Dorset.

You will be responsible for maintaining an effective volunteer recording network, processing and verifying records, facilitating the use of data for conservation and scientific research, and promoting citizen science recording.

Closing Date: 3/5/17

Sector: Ecology / Volunteers / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 13/4/17


Logo: Butterfly ConservationConservation Officer - Butterflies

Fixed term contract for two years, with a possible extension dependent on funding

From £23,714 - £27,397 (band C) dependent on experience,  plus 5% pension contribution

We are seeking an experienced individual to work within our Science Team to assist with the implementation of Butterfly Conservation’s action for Section 41 butterfly species. The role is based at our Head Office in Dorset, with fieldwork and out of office tasks mainly in the south of England.

Closing Date: 3/5/17

Sector: Ecology / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 13/4/17


Haddo Country Park Regeneration Project

Visitor Services Officer (VSO)

Fixed term Contract:  Until 31st December 2017 + Possible extension

£24,570.00 per annum

Hours annualised (based on average of 35 hours per week)

The Formartine Partnership Ltd is seeking to recruit a motivated, self starting individual who will co-ordinate the audience development element of this exciting project which enjoys Heritage Lottery “Parks for People” Grant funding. The VSO will provide the vital link between the partners, volunteers and park users and ensure that the proposals contained in the project deliver the required and agreed outcomes, including maximising educational and recreational opportunities through an extended and widened events programme.

Closing Date: 5/5/17

Sector: Engagement / Publicity / Visitor Management

Region: Scotland

Posted: 13/4/17


Logo: Middlemarch Environmental LtdMiddlemarch Environmental Ltd (working in partnership with the University of Wolverhampton, KEEN)

Job Title: Habitat Creation Consultant

Salary: Up to £25, 000  (dependent on experience and qualifications)

The Habitat Creation Consultant is responsible to the Managing Director for implementing edaphic and hydro-ecological aspects of projects and contracts.  The work includes: (i) assisting with the planning of consultancy projects; (ii) implementing and delivering projects; and (iii) assisting with other work of the company. Educated to degree level or MSc level in a relevant discipline or disciplines, you will need an understanding of Environmental consultancy work, ecological and biodiversity issues, Edaphic and Hydro-ecological surveying, habitat creation techniques and report writing and office systems.  

Closing Date: 15/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 13/4/17


Logo: University of the Highlands and IslandsPhD Research Studentship Opportunity

Rivers and Lochs Institute

University of the Highlands and Islands 

Genomic Tools for Pearl Mussel Conservation

Applications are invited for a 3 year SNH funded PhD studentship project entitled “Genomic tools for Pearl Mussel Conservation” The studentship will be based with the Rivers and Lochs Institute (RLI), Inverness College UHI at the Inverness Campus. The RLI offers graduate studies and research opportunities in the aquatic biodiversity management sector, and works closely with public agencies, NGOs and industry, to meet local research and training needs. The research is supported by the Institute’s new state-of-the-art applied genomics laboratory.

Delete Date: 11/5/17

Sector: Ecology / Education / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 13/4/17


Logo: The Conservation VolunteersThe Conservation Volunteers

Project Officer based in Kirkstall, Leeds 

The Conservation Volunteers Hollybush is respected for an established culture of inclusive volunteering. A genuine empathy with volunteers from diverse backgrounds and wide range of talents is essential. Through our Inclusive programmes we engage 500 people and supports over 100 volunteers for at least five weeks over the year. This role reports to the Team Leader. With the Team leader and another Project Officer it forms a small team that delivers over 350 sessions of practical projects and short training courses on sites across Leeds and beyond. This post will have a fair share of securing the lead on the £140k pa work programme, being on site 100 days per annum and also delivering Employee Action Days.

Closing Date: 26/4/17

Sector: Engagement / Fundraising / Volunteers

Region: North East

Posted: 13/4/17


Senior/ Principal Ecologist - Southern post

Naturally Wild Consultants is a small ecological consultancy based in the northeast of England, with an existing branch in the northwest. We cover the whole of the UK and as such already have a presence in the south. We are looking for a skilled and experienced ecologist to work, initially, independently to manage and improve our services in the south. A range of ecological expertise is essential and licences would be a bonus.  The position will be home-based (at least initially – central south preferred) and will involve travelling to jobs within the local area, but also more widely, sometimes with overnight stays. You will be entrusted to work independently, although with regular contact and assistance from the current team, and to coordinate and conduct survey assessments for sites and a range of protected species (including bats, great crested newts, reptiles, badger, otter, water vole, etc.).

Delete Date: 10/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South / South West

Posted: 12/4/17


Logo: National TrustCommunity Participation Co-ordinator

£19,000 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Chesterfield

We have an exciting new opportunity for a driven and committed individual to join our team at Hardwick. If you are passionate about building relationships, if you understand the value of community and are enthusiastic about creating engaging opportunities we have just the role for you.  We’re looking for a Community Participation Co-ordinator to join our team at Hardwick and focus on establishing strong connections with local communities by developing and seeking creative ways to provide local benefit, increased relevance and wide ranging support.

Closing Date: 26/4/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Volunteers

Region: Midlands

Posted: 12/4/17


Logo: The British Trust for OrnithologyLicensing Assistant

Thetford, Norfolk

(19,232-21,369 + pension)

The British Trust for Ornithology is seeking applications for this full-time post in our Ringing and Nest Recording Team, based at our head office in Thetford. The long-running Ringing and Nest Record Schemes collect vital data on the survival, breeding success and movement of birds which allow us to understand the drivers of changes in abundance identified by our census surveys such as the Breeding Bird Survey.  The post-holder will work with the Licensing & Sales Manager to ensure that volunteer ringers and nest recorders are able to operate in accordance with wildlife protection and animal welfare legislation.

Closing Date: 26/4/17

Sector: Wildlife

Region: Anglia

Posted: 12/4/17


Logo: The Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust Healthy Lifestyles Officer

Salary: £23,136 + 8% pension contribution + car allowance

Full-time, fixed-term contract to 31 March 2018

35 hours/week, but would consider part-time working (minimum 28hrs/wk)

ELGT are seeking a Healthy Lifestyles Officer to assist in the further development and delivery of an agreed programme of activities in South Edinburgh to address health inequalities. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with proven experience of delivering healthy lifestyle activities, conservation and greenspace management and experience of volunteer and community engagement with an environmental focus.

Closing Date: 26/4/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Countryside / Volunteers

Region: Scotland

Posted: 12/4/17


Countryside Ranger

Three year fixed term contract

Full time 37 hours per week

£18,070 - £19,430 per annum

What it's like to work here: With its diverse mix of coast, countryside, seaside resorts, market towns, villages and moorland, Teignbridge is a great place to work and live.  For this role: Your office and equipment base will be with other Rangers at Cross Park Nursery in Newton Abbot. The majority of your time will be spent working out on sites and you will have use of a Council Rangers’ vehicle.

Closing Date: 28/4/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 12/4/17


Logo: WildscapesLand Team Manager

22.5 to 37.5 hours per week

Salary:                         £27,850 pa + 9% pension contribution (FT)

Duration:                      Permanent, subject to business performance

Location:                      Victoria Hall, Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF

Wildscapes is an environment consultancy offering Land Management, Ecology and related Services.  As a social enterprise, trading profits are re-invested back into the charitable work of our parent company - the Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust – helping to conserve nature and to inspire people about their local wildlife and green spaces.

Delete Date: 10/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology

Region: North East

Posted: 12/4/17


Logo: Henley on Thames Town CouncilPark Warden (Conservation)

Full-time including some weekend work

Salary SCP 18 – 34   (£18,070 – £30,153)

The Town Council is currently recruiting for a dynamic and motivated person to undertake the role of Park Warden (Conservation) within its Parks Service.

The successful application will be a key person in the management of Henley’s wildlife conservation, as well as playing an active role in all the Town Council’s Parks and green spaces.   Applicants should have experience/qualification in a similar role.

Closing Date: 1/5/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 12/4/17


Logo: Surrey Wildlife TrustAre you an experienced licensed bat ecologist with a passion for the provision of high quality ecological expertise  

If so, you could be just the person we need to join our established and successful Ecology Services company

Senior Bat Ecologist

£28,500 pa Full time, Permanent

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our established ecology services team and contribute to the ongoing delivery of high quality ecological advice. 

Closing Date: 5/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 12/4/17


Ecological Consultant

Location:     Cambridgeshire

Salary:        £20,000 - £25,500

Contract:     Permanent

With over 65 years’ experience RSK ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector.  We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors.

Delete Date: 2/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Anglia

Posted: 12/4/17


Glendale Services 

Woodland & Countryside Manager – Bristol , M4

Salary: Up to £28,000 p.a. + benefits

Location: Bristol

Glendale carries out a significant number of woodland & countryside management contracts throughout Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorset, Oxfordshire and South Gloucestershire and now require a manager to oversee and grow our business in the area. This is a hands on role involving monitoring the progress of teams on site and taking quick and effective action to maintain both high productivity, client satisfaction and profits.  You will have full responsibility for the office order and quotes pipeline so candidates with a strong local network of contacts will be at an advantage.

Closing Date: 30/4/17 extended

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside

Region: South West

Posted: 11/4/17


Logo: Simlaw EcologySimlaw Ecology

Field Ecologist

Paid on an hourly basis up to £80.00 per day

Following a successful first two years in business, Simlaw Ecology is looking to recruit a bright and enthusiastic Field Ecologist to help deliver protected species surveys in and around our Surrey office. The purpose of the role will be to assist with protected species field surveys. There will also be opportunities to assist in writing ecological reports. 

Delete Date: 9/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 11/4/17


Logo: National TrustFood & Farming Research Assistant

£30,507 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 36 mo)

Swindon

You’ll play a key part in providing support to the Head of Food and Farming at a national level, holding responsibility for the promotion of sustainable farming within the National Trust. This will be achieved through the provision of technical advice, sharing best practice and advice on internal processes, training, publications and guidance. As well as identifying and commissioning Trust-led research, this role will also promote food and drink from Trust farms and properties, co-ordinating and managing Food and Farming related communications through printed and online website content and being aware of Food and Farming related compliance and legislation, interpreting content for a wider audience.

Closing Date: 1/5/17

Sector: Land Management

Region: South

Posted: 11/4/17


Logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

£10,594 pa

Fixed Term p/t (25 hrs pw to 28/02/18)

Ambleside

Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place in the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we look after our special places. As part of the wider Ranger team, we need you to think about our impact on the environment, and find better ways to do things. With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.

Closing Date: 27/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Management

Region: North West

Posted: 11/4/17


Logo: FPCR Environment and Design Ltd

FPCR Environent and Design Ltd

Seasonal Assistant Ecologist

FPCR is an independent multidisciplinary consultancy with over 120 staff integrating ecology, masterplanning, environmental assessment, landscape and urban design, arboriculture and architecture. We are one of the largest ecological consultancies in the UK with a team of over 60 ecologists.

We are seeking enthusiastic Seasonal Assistant Ecologists to join our busy ecology department at our head office in the East Midlands near Derby. You will be assisting one of our three busy internal teams of ecologists providing field survey assistance on great crested newt and bat surveys during spring / summer 2017 on a casual basis.

 

Delete Date: 9/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 11/4/17


Logo: Cheshire WoodlandsOur arboricultural consultancy practice serves a wide range of clients in the north-west and north midlands of England, providing a diverse range of arboricultural and urban forestry services. We have a vacancy for an Arboricultural Surveyor.

Salary of between £22,000 and £28,000

The post hours are 40 per week and office hours are 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday, based at our office in Macclesfield.

The post holder will provide specialist tree advice on a wide range of issues including pre-planning tree surveys and reports, tree risk assessments, post-subsidence assessment, assessment of tree stability, woodland management and diagnosis of tree disease and ill-health.

Closing Date: 11/5/17

Sector: Arboriculture

Region: North West

Posted: 11/4/17


Logo: North York Moors National Park AuthorityNorth York Moors National Park Authority

Land Management Adviser

£19,238 to £21,745 per annum

 One of our strategic priorities is to strengthen wildlife corridors in the National Park and through this we have identified key areas where the landscape could be improved to make it more wildlife friendly. We need somebody who is practical and well organised to deliver this work. You’ll be a key part of the Agri-environment delivery team, working with other specialists to identify the appropriate places for these priority habitats. You’ll be negotiating with farmers and land owners to encourage and assist them to establish these habitats and to manage their land in a way that improves conditions for our native wildlife.

Closing Date: 26/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Grants / Wildlife

Region: North East

Posted: 11/4/17


Sites Manager

The Cotswold Water Park Trust is offering an exciting opportunity to join its estates management team.

This is a full time post assisting in the day to day maintenance and enhancement of our suite of countryside sites, including country parks, car parks and nature reserves, as well as working with private landowners and partners on a contract basis. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading works on allocated sites, as well as coordinating and developing a comprehensive volunteer work programme.

Closing Date: 28/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Volunteer Management

Region: South

Posted: 10/4/17


logo: Scottish Natural Heritage - all of nature for all of ScotlandDirector of Policy and Advice

Based in Inverness

Salary: £69,143 per annum

Scottish Natural Heritage is the public body charged with caring for some of Scotland’s most precious and important assets – its wildlife and landscapes. Our job is not only to protect and enhance this asset, but to promote its understanding and enjoyment by people in Scotland, encouraging everyone to care for nature.

Closing Date: 30/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Management

Region: Scotland

Posted: 10/4/17


logo: North York Moors NPANorth Yorkshire Moors  

This Exploited Land of Iron - Natural Heritage Trainee

(£14.9k 2 year full time contract) – based in Helmsley

‘This Exploited Land of Iron’ (TELoI) is a five year Heritage Lottery Fund Landscape Partnership Scheme.

The scheme will focus on the importance of the pioneering ironstone and railway heritage around Grosmont, Rosedale and the river Esk. As well as the untold story of industry in the North York Moors, TELoI will conserve the rare wildlife, ancient woodlands and hay meadows within this rich landscape. These programmes will be supported by an innovative and exciting access, interpretation and education scheme.

Closing Date: 2/5/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Countryside

Region: North East

Posted: 10/4/17


logo: North York Moors NPANorth York Moors National Park

Conservation Trainee

(£14.9k two year full time contract)

This is a brilliant opportunity for you to put your academic knowledge into practice and develop your career with two years practical work experience. You’ll get the chance to help us establish wildlife corridors which means that you will work on farmland, woodland, rivers and species rich grassland. As well as helping with the Authority’s Traditional Boundary Scheme which offers land managers grants to do hedge and walling work.

Closing Date: 2/5/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: North East

Posted: 10/4/17


logo: Angela Graham Bat Consultancy Service

 

Angela Graham Bat Consultancy Service Ltd.

Bat Survey Assistants (Casual)

I need assistants to help with dusk and dawn surveys in Manchester and surrounding areas from May to September/October inclusive.

Freelance ecologists, and enthusiastic volunteers may apply. Pay is dependent on experience/ability. Volunteers receive travelling expenses.

Delete Date: 8/5/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: North West

Posted: 10/4/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 10/4/17

Volunteer Forest School Assistant, Kent High Weald Partnership (24/7)

Little Tern Volunteer Warden, RSPB (1/7)

Volunteering Administrator, Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust (28/4)

Residential Volunteer Intern - Visitor Engagement, RSPB (15/5)

Coast and Countryside Volunteer Ranger, National Trust (30/4)

Festival of Nature Team Members, Avon Wildlife Trust (30/4)

Practical Reserves Management – Student Placement, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (7/5)

Graduate - Chalk Streams Festival Organiser, Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project (14/5)

Conservation Volunteer, Plymouth Environmental Action (PEA)

Voluntary Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

Horticulture Volunteer, The Wildlife Trust For Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside

Young Roots Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

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Logo: RSPBFamily Events Officer

South West Region – covering Plymouth local parks

Fixed Term role – 4 months

22.5 hours per week

Do you love wildlife? Can you share that love with children and families? RSPB are passionate about making sure that young people have the chance to discover the wildlife that lives close to them. This summer we would like you to work in some of the best green spaces and parks in Plymouth running simple, fun wildlife and nature based activities.

Closing Date: 26/4/17

Sector: Engagement / Visitor Experience

Region: South West

Posted: 7/4/17


Logo: RSPBWarden

Based at RSPB Lodge Reserve and Fowlmere reserve

Permanent role Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Salary Range £22,073 to £23,912 per annum

Do you have a passion for wildlife? Do you want to help protect two very special RSPB nature reserves? We are currently looking for a dynamic, adaptable, motivated individual to be a key part of our small reserves team. The successful applicant would be responsible for RSPB Fowlmere reserve in Cambridgeshire, and support the warden at The Lodge in Bedfordshire - which is also the headquarters of the RSPB.

Closing Date: 14/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: Anglia / South

Posted: 7/4/17


Logo: Peak Districty National Park AuthorityCultural Heritage Team Manager

Salary Details: £30,785 to £33,437 per annum

Job Term: Full Time

Appointment Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Bakewell

The Peak District National Park Authority is looking for self-motivated individual, with a demonstrable and successful track-record in cultural heritage management, who is passionate about helping to shape a better future for the National Park’s cultural heritage (archaeology, listed buildings, conservation areas, trees and woodlands).

Closing Date: 1/5/17

Sector: Management / Engagement

Region: Midlands

Posted: 7/4/17


Ardmarnoch Estate, Kilfinan, Argyllshire

Estate Manager

Ardmarnoch Estate is looking for a full-time Estate Manager to take on the day-to-day management of this delightful West Highland estate.  Ardmarnoch is set in an idyllic location on the stunning coastline of Loch Fyne, six miles from Tignabruaich, within an hour’s drive of Dunoon, and less than two hours’ drive from Glasgow.  Estate activities are diverse, and currently include let and holiday cottages, let and in-hand grazing, a growing high quality shoot, and stalking.

Delete Date: 5/5/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Horticulture

Region: Scotland

Posted: 7/4/17


Rural Operative

J W Bainbridge Contractors Ltd is a family run agri-environmental contracting business, specialising in remote environmentally sensitive locations. We are looking for a hardworking, practical individual who not only has a passion for the countryside but a willingness to work out in it, all year round, in all weathers. We carry out projects in some of the most remote places in the UK, often at high altitude, so good physical fitness, stamina and the right attitude is essential. Typical projects include moorland restoration, track installation, vegetation control, fencing and forestry site preparation. Ideally, our new team member will be experienced in operating tractors, excavators and ATV’s, and hold the relevant competency certificates.

Delete Date: 5/5/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: North East

Posted: 7/4/17


Logo: Dorset Wildlife TrustRiver Catchment Manager

Type: Permanent

Location: Based at Brooklands Farm, Forston, Dorchester

Salary:  £30,557 p.a. plus 5% employer pension contribution

The post is Full Time (35 hours per week) and permanent. 

Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking a highly motivated and experienced Conservation Manager to lead on our award winning ‘Dorset Wild Rivers’ (DWR) initiative and play a key role in the county’s Catchment Based Approach. Leading a small River Catchment Team, the post offers an excellent opportunity to deliver a suite of truly exciting river and catchment enhancement works, working closely with project partners, landowners and river users.

Closing Date: 26/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Public Relations

Region: South West

Posted: 6/4/17


Logo: British Trust for OrnithologyTraining Manager

British Trust for Ornithology

Thetford, Norfolk

Salary £25,725 to £28,584

 We need an inspirational Training Manager to deliver some our courses, support our network of external trainers, develop our online training videos and take our training programme to the next level. If you’re a skilled birder with excellent people skills and a passion for teaching, we need you!

Closing Date: 27/4/17

Sector: Education / Volunteers / Wildlife

Region: Anglia

Posted: 6/4/17


logo: CJS VolunteersA selection of some of the volunteer posts in the CJS Focus on Volunteering

Visitor Experience Volunteer, Forestry Commission at Bedgebury Pinetum in Kent

Schools Outreach Session Leader in Northern England, RSPB

Canal Restoration Volunteers needed nationwide with Waterway Recovery Group

Volunteer, Nature Unlimited in Scotland

Marine Station Volunteer, St Abbs Marine Station in Scotland

Several volunteer roles at the Castle Espie Wetlands Centre, Northern Ireland with Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

Retail Assistant at Bempton Cliffs Nature Reserve, RSPB

Visitor Centre Volunteers, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Reserve Volunteer / Data Entry Assistant working in Peterborough with Froglife

Event Volunteer, RSPB Cymru

Have a look at the CJS Focus and see what is available in your area

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Logo: Rusland HorizonsRusland Horizons Valley Future Apprentice

Level 2 Apprentices – 4 positions

Full-time, fixed term contract for 18 months

Based: Haverthwaite

Wage: Minimum wage (£3.64 per hour for the first year of the apprenticeship)

Would you like to play a vital role in an ambitious scheme to revive traditional skills and restore the unique wooded landscape of a wonderful part of South Lakeland?  Following a successful, community-led bid to the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Lake District National Park Authority, on behalf of the Rusland Valley & Fells Landscape Partnership, is now looking to recruit six apprentices to help deliver the Rusland Horizons Scheme.

Delete Date: 3/5/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: North West

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 5/4/17


Field Studies Council

Title – Tutor

Salary – £18,783 - £21,435 per annum

Contract Term – Permanent position

Location – Flatford Mill Field Centre, East Bergholt, Suffolk

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

Closing Date: 26/4/17

Sector: Education

Region: Anglia

Posted: 5/4/17


Logo: Herts and Middlesex Wildlife TrustSenior Reserves Officer 

£30,189 - £32,901 (SCP 31-34) plus 7% pension

37.5 hpw

A unique opportunity to join a successful and growing conservation charity at an exciting time!

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is a local charity supported by people who care about protecting wildlife. Our vision is of a Living Landscape, where we work with others to improve our towns and countryside for wildlife. With volunteers, we manage a network of more than 40 nature reserves.

Closing Date: 2/5/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 5/4/17


Post: Education Manager at Aigas Field Centre
Type: Permanent (3 year contract.)
Salary:  £19,000 - £21,000 depending on Experience
Hours of work:  This is a full-time post 8.30am – 5.00pm 5 days a week (plus occasional weekends).

Aigas Field Centre is Scotland’s leading wildlife study centre and has been providing environmental education to children and adults for over thirty years. Our charitable environmental education project operates as Naturedays at Aigas. We are seeking a motivated and organised individual with a proven track record in delivery of environmental education, including client liaison and product development.

Delete Date: 2/5/17

Sector: Education

Region: Scotland

Posted: 4/4/17


Logo: RSPBEvents Officer – Wales

Location: Wales Headquarters, Cardiff

Starting Salary: £16,504 to £17,880 per annum

Basis: Full time – Up to 31 March 2022

A unique opportunity to join RSPB Cymru’s flagship public engagement project in Wales, Giving Nature a Home in Cardiff; engaging thousands of children and families in Cardiff with the wildlife on their doorstep and encouraging them to take action to support it.

Closing Date: 7/5/17

Sector: Community & Visitor Engagement

Region: Wales

Posted: 3/4/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 3/4/17 

Seasonal Volunteer Ranger (Events, Education and Front of House), Kelburn Castle and Country Centre

Residential Volunteer, Magdalen Environmental Trust

Administrator / Bookkeeper Assistant, ECCG Ltd

IT Consultant/Web Designer, ECCG Ltd

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

Grow Leader Placement, Avon Wildlife Trust (6/6)

Green Builder / Forest Gardener, Primrose Organic Farm (30/4)

Volunteer Gardener, National Trust

Natural Heritage Survey Volunteer, Dean Castle Country Park

Bat Survey Assistant (Dusk and Dawn), Angela Graham Bat Consultancy Service Ltd

Research Volunteer Opportunity, The Good Life Project (30/4)

Pin Badge Box Minder, RSPB

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All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week 

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is running Conservation Work Parties at Wreay Woods Nature Reserve on 17/5/17 & Grubbins Wood on 22/5/17

11/6/17 Eco-Active Conservation Work Party with Manx Wildlife Trust in Ramsey on the Isle of Man also on 25/6/17

29/8/17 Balsam pull on the Lymington River with Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust meeting at Lymington Reedbeds Nature Reserve

Don Catchment Rivers Trust has added their events until December to the workdays section. Work is in South Yorkshire and involves

invasive species removal, vegetation work, litter picking & much more.


Logo: RSPBRegional Director

Location: South East England Regional Office, Brighton

Starting Salary: £52,395 to £56,761 per annum

Basis: Full time - permanent position

Are you able to lead our work and give nature a home in the RSPB’s South East England region? We are looking for an exceptional leader who is able to translate high-level strategy into operational delivery and inspire thousands of people across South East England to improve the fortunes of wildlife.

Closing Date: 8/5/17

Sector: Engagement / Management / Publicity

Region: South

Posted: 31/3/17


Logo: Yorkshire Dales National ParkCommunications Apprenticeship

2 Year Apprenticeship

Full-time – 37 hours

£7,888 per annum (£4.10 per hour) for first year.  Rising to the national minimum wage in the second year

Based at our office in Bainbridge, Wensleydale.

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK and we are looking for an individual who would love to help us look after it. We have an apprenticeship opportunity in our Communications Team for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career.  The Apprentice will work closely with the whole team, but in particular the Web and Social Media Officer, to promote understanding and enjoyment of the Park and provide the best possible presentation of the Authority.

Closing Date: 28/4/17

Sector: Publicity

Region: North East

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 31/3/17


Logo: Operation New World

    

Cost Free Training in Corsica

Unemployed? Under 25? Places available on NO COST course in Ecology, surveys, identification, cv and interview skills.

Provided by Operation New World Ltd to help young people kick off a career in the environmental sector.

 

Delete Date: 15/5/17

Sector: Ecology / Education

Region: International

Role type: Volunteer

Posted: 30/3/17


Logo: CKD GalbraithEstate Foreman

Reay Forest Estate, Sutherland

Competitive Salary + Benefits + Accommodation

Working on a large rural estate in a remote area of outstanding natural beauty, you will manage, lead, motivate and develop the estate maintenance team. You will be responsible for ensuring cyclical work, compliance and routine maintenance of properties, buildings and estate infrastructure are completed on time, to budget and in accordance with the maintenance plan.

Delete Date: 27/4/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 29/3/17


Logo: Royal Forestry SocietyRFS Excellence In Forestry Awards Coordinator

The Royal Forestry Society is the largest and longest established education charity dedicated to promoting the wise management of woods and trees across England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  This is a part time position for a freelance contractor to run this well-established and prestigious award programme which has been running successfully since 2009. We are seeking an enthusiastic, knowledgeable person with the time, interest and drive to ensure that this awards programme continues to be a flagship for the RFS and the forestry sector.

Delete Date: 27/4/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Publicity

Region: UK Wide

Posted: 29/3/17


Logo: RSPBVisitor Experience Assistant

Location: Conwy Reserve

Starting Salary: £14,040 to £14,775 per annum

Basis: 22.5 hours per week – 12 week contract

Are you a great people person? Do you thrive on exceeding customer expectations? Can you inspire and enthuse others? Are you passionate about wildlife and conservation?

We are looking for an enthusiastic team player to engage with visitors to our Conwy nature reserve, deliver a consistently brilliant visitor experience and generate income by growing support for the RSPB through membership. 

Closing Date: 5/5/17

Sector: Publicity / Visitor Experience

Region: Wales

Posted: 22/3/17


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