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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: Hertfordshire County CouncilHertfordshire County Council

Land Management Project Officer

Hertford

Starting Salary: £23,166 pa progressing to £28,203 pa dependent on skills and experience

Full-time Hours, Fixed Term Contract to 31/3/2018 (with possible extension subject to funding)

Due to secondment of staff to a successful National Lottery funded Parks for People project, we are able to offer an opening in our Land Management Team.

Closing Date: 9/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Engagement / Project Management

Region: South

Posted: 24/3/17


Logo: Hertfordshire County CouncilHertfordshire County Council

Volunteer Engagement Officer

Hertford

Starting Salary: £21,057 pa progressing to £28,203 pa dependent on skills and experience

Full-time Hours, Permanent Contract

Established in 1975, Hertfordshire’s Countryside Management Service (CMS) was one of the first initiatives of its type in the UK. We work in partnership with landowners and communities to develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife.

Closing Date: 9/4/17

Sector: Community / Countryside / Volunteer

Region: South

Posted: 24/3/17


Logo: Thames ChaseScheme Manager (Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership)

Location: Thames Chase Forest Centre, Upminster, RM14 3NS

Salary: £35,000 per annum with £3,000 bonus payable on successful completion of fixed term

Basis: Full time fixed term contract (June 2017 to March 2022)

The Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership has secured £1.3million from the Heritage Lottery Fund to underpin a 5-year £2.4m programme to restore, discover and celebrate one of the last remaining landscapes of London as it once was.  Building on the landscape regeneration story of Thames Chase Community Forest established in 1990, and located on the edge of east London and south-west Essex, the adopted narrative for our fragmented and misunderstood landscape is inspired by Leslie Thompson’s book ‘The Land that Fanns’, describing a more unified time that many still remember.

Closing Date: 17/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Fundraising

Region: South

Posted: 24/3/17


Logo: Natural Resources WalesSenior Environment Officer

Location: Powys / Flexible location

To be a technical mentor and specialist adviser to Powys NRM team members and others across Mid Wales by providing support on environmental regulation, operational responses and incidents. Contribute towards delivery of the team’s work programme through supporting and mentoring others and also through own individual work programme including responsibility for one or more of the specialist work areas within the team.

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Wales

Posted: 24/3/17


Logo: Natural Resources WalesConservation Officer

Meirionnydd Natural Resource Management (NMR) Team

Location: Dolgellau

This job helps to develop and sustain Wales’ natural heritage so that everyone can enjoy it and benefit from it. You will do this by working with partners, often in conflicting situations to conserve wildlife and landscape, by managing special sites, responding to casework consultations with expert local advice, and providing other professional advice relating to important habitats and protected species, often as part of a legal process.

Closing Date: 21/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Ecology

Region: Wales

Posted: 24/3/17


Logo: Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Carbon Landscape Support Officer

£18,500 per annum

Full Time, Fixed Term contract for 4 ½ Years, Wigan          

If you have a love of landscapes, wildlife, and history, and you are passionate about helping local people get more involved in championing and caring for special places, then we are looking for people who have the enthusiasm, commitment and understanding of this important landscape for both people and wildlife. 

Closing Date: 17/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: North West

Posted: 23/3/17


Logo: Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Landscape Restoration and Volunteer Coordinator

£21,728 per annum

Full Time, Fixed Term contract for 4 Years, Wigan           

LWT has secured funding to deliver an exciting programme which will help us to restore and enhance the landscape, raise awareness of its value and access opportunities, and engage local communities in ways to get involved in the protection of our landscape into the future.  

 

Closing Date: 17/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Volunteer Management

Region: North West

Posted: 23/3/17


Logo: Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Community Engagement Officer

£21,728 per annum

Full Time, Fixed Term contract for 4 Years, Wigan

Based at the heart of the Carbon Landscape, you will be part of a dynamic team, ensuring a lasting legacy for generations to come.  We are looking for a dynamic, ‘can do’ attitude and passion for engaging and empowering a wide variety of beneficiaries, partners and stakeholders in our special landscape.

     

Closing Date: 17/4/17

Sector:  Community Engagement

Region: North West

Posted: 23/3/17


Logo: Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Access and Events Officer

£21,728 per annum

Full Time, Fixed Term contract for 3 ½ Years, Wigan           

If you have a love of landscapes, wildlife, and history, and you are passionate about helping local people get more involved in championing and caring for special places, then we are looking for people who have the enthusiasm, commitment and understanding of this important landscape for both people and wildlife. 

Closing Date: 17/4/17

Sector:  Publicity / Rights of Way

Region: North West

Posted: 23/3/17


Logo: Pearce Environment LtdPearce Environment Ltd

Seeking a full time licensed Bat Ecologist to join a small team.

Based in Shropshire

Immediate start (April/May)

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Ecologist

Region: Midlands

Posted: 23/3/17


Logo: Chester ZooSeasonal Browse Worker

(May – October 2017)

Salary for the role is £15,808 per annum for a 40 hours per week, including weekends and Bank Holidays on a rota basis

We currently have a temporary vacancy for a Seasonal Browse Worker to join our busy Animal Supplies Department, which provides key services to the animal sections including the daily harvesting, collection and distribution of browse (leafy branches for animal food).

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Animal Care / Horticulture

Region: North West

Posted: 23/3/17


Logo: Hadlow CollegeHadlow College is Kent’s premier land-based College and one of the top such Colleges in the United Kingdom, having been confirmed as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted in 2010

Lecturers, Countryside

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

Hours:         37 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Locations:   Hadlow, Kent

Are you able to inspire and instruct learners on the theoretical and practical skills needed in the countryside industries? Then we are looking for you. We have an opening for a 2 self-motivated lecturers 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, and how this all applies to wildlife and conservation in the UK.

Closing Date: 6/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Education

Region: South

Posted: 23/3/17


Logo: RSPBRegional Director – South and West Scotland

Location: South and West Scotland Regional Office, Glasgow

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 South of Scotland for RSPB? This role provides an opportunity to represent the RSPB and be an advocate for nature conservation at all levels.

Closing Date: 23/4/17

Sector: Conservation / Publicity / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 23/3/17


Logo: North Norfolk District CouncilCountryside Ranger

£21,268 - £24,174

Permanent - 37 hours per week

Based at Holt Country Park you will be part of a small team responsible for the implementation of practical work at the Council’s woodlands and informal open spaces across North Norfolk. Our countryside team is responsible for the day to day management of these sites for community recreation, nature conservation and forestry. You will contribute to all areas of the service, including working towards woodland management plans and assisting with public, school and group events.

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside

Region: Anglia

Posted: 23/3/17


Green Light Trust

Environmental Education Team Leader

An opportunity to lead or support the delivery of our innovative outdoor programmes.  Green Light Trust has developed a wide range of programmes that support people and communities by engaging them in health and wellbeing activities, environmental conservation and woodland management skills and knowledge leading to a qualification for some. GLT carries out this work across the Eastern region, however these roles are based predominantly in the West of Suffolk.

Closing Date: 13/4/17

Sector: Education

Region: East Anglia

Posted: 22/3/17


Field Studies Council 

Title – Tutor positions (we currently have two permanent posts available)

Salary – £18,783* - £21,435* (*rates effective from 1st April 2017)

Location – FSC Slapton Ley, Kingsbridge, Devon – Live in Accommodation available

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: 11/4/17

Sector: Education

Region: South West

Posted: 22/3/17


Logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

£15,891 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Plympton

This busy site on the fringes of Plymouth links ocean city to open moorland through fabulous mixed broadleaf woodlands which provide a sanctuary for nature through the Plym valley, from wild flowers to Peregrines it’s all here. Plymbridge offers a green space to welcome Plymothians to cycle, run, walk and breathe and we welcome you to be a part of caring for this beautiful landscape.

Closing Date: 10/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Experience

Region: South West

Posted: 22/3/17


Logo: National TrustAssistant Ranger

£15,891 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 6 mo)

Bridgwater

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: 6/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Experience

Region: South West

Posted: 22/3/17


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



3 x Little Tern Wardens, Denbighshire County Council

Closing Date: 2/4/17

Sector: Wildlife

Region: Wales

Posted: 22/3/17


Logo: Kent Wildlife TrustVolunteer Trainee – Local Wildlife Sites Assistant

Part-time role for 11 months, starting May/June

Salary Range:   This role is unsalaried but offers a training budget and travel expenses as outlined in the role description.

Based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone

Are you looking for experience in the environment sector? We are looking for someone to help us with the running of the Local Wildlife Site System, whilst gaining experience in our busy conservation office. Local Wildlife Sites are an important part of Kent’s core biodiversity. You will help to ensure that we have up to date information, maps and citations to help protect this vital resource. 

Closing Date: 24/4/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Role type: Volunteer

Posted: 22/3/17


Logo: Heritage Environmental LtdSeasonal Bat Surveyors

Successful candidates will be offered a five month contract beginning on 1st May 2017 and a competitive salary of £19-22k per annum (pro rata), depending on experience.

Heritage Environmental Ltd are recruiting seasonal bat surveyors to assist with our busy 2017 workload.  We are seeking experienced bat surveyors, preferably licensed or working towards gaining a bat licence.

Closing Date: 1/4/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/3/17


Logo: Torbay Coast & Countryside TrustCountryside Ranger (Occombe Farm)

Full Time, Permanent – Five days per week (includes weekend working)

to £18,000 (+ pension)

This is a great opportunity for the right person to play a major part in developing and improving Occombe Farm, one of our highest profile sites. Your role will be to lead the management and running of the visitor-facing elements of Occombe Farm (nature trail, vegetable garden and small-holding) with the aim of ensuring that all our visitors have an enjoyable and informative experience.

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitors / Volunteers

Region: South West

Posted: 21/3/17


Practical Projects Officer  

Staffordshire Wildlife Trust, as lead partner in the Churnet Valley Living Landscape Partnership, is recruiting a Practical Projects Officer to lead and be accountable for the current HLF-funded work programme.

The successful candidate will develop and manage the delivery of a Veteran Tree Project; supervise and train a well established group of volunteers to undertake a range of practical tasks and contracted work.

Closing Date: 3/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Volunteer Management

Region: Midlands

Posted: 21/3/17


Durham County Council

Ranger

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time 37 hpw

Salary: £21,745 - £24,717 p.a. Grade 7

The post holder will be required to undertake all aspects of countryside site management. This will primarily comprise undertaking and arranging practical tasks, contract management and managing voluntary assistance to ensure the proper management of the Countryside Estate. All activities will take account of biodiversity, disability issues and statutory considerations.

Closing Date: 3/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Volunteer Management

Region: North East

Posted: 21/3/17


Logo: The Conservation VolunteersProject Officer, intu Green Gym based in Bedford/Milton Keynes

Salary: £18,000 per annum (pro-rata)

Want to work with people and communities to transform their health, prospects and outdoor places for the long term? The Conservation Volunteers is the UK’s leading practical conservation charity working with people from all sectors of the community in positive action to improve the environment.
TCV are recruiting a Green Gym Project Officer to work in Milton Keynes. The Green Gym is an innovative project which engages volunteers recruited from a range of health and community support referral partners and supports them in transforming their environment whilst improving their health, wellbeing and skills. intu Milton Keynes Green Gym is a new project being developed in partnership with intu Milton Keynes and Milton Keynes Council.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Community / Volunteer Management / Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 21/3/17


Logo: University of East AngliaSurvey Co-Ordinator

£25,298 to £31,076 per annum, pro rata

The post is available immediately on a part-time basis (30%FTE) for a fixed term period to 28 February 2020.

Orchards East is an HLF-funded project, hosted by the School of History at the University of East Anglia, the Suffolk Traditional Orchard Group and other partner organisations throughout the Eastern region. The Survey Co-ordinator will work with the Project Manager and members of the Project Management Team in co-ordinating map making, survey volunteers and the input of survey data; assisting in maintaining the project website, project newsletters and other publicity; oversee the oral history strand of the project.

Closing Date: 19/4/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Education / Research

Region: Anglia

Posted: 21/3/17


Logo: University of East AngliaProject Manager

£32,004 to £38,183 per annum

The post is available immediately on a full-time basis for a fixed term period to 28 February 2020.

The aims of Orchards East are to record and protect old orchard sites; to promote the new planting of traditional orchards and fruit and nut varieties; to research the social, cultural and economic history of fruit and fruit cultivation in eastern England; and to disseminate the results of that research through education and publication. The role holder will work in close collaboration with the Project Management Team, and with individual members of the Team with responsibility for particular aspects of the project.

Closing Date: 19/4/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Education / Research

Region: Anglia

Posted: 21/3/17


A9 Consulting Limited

Senior Ecologist (part time/job share welcome)

Salary in the region of £25,000 (up to £30,000 for exceptional experience)

Due to expansion, A9 Consulting Limited (established in 2010) are seeking a Senior Ecologist(s) to work on a range of projects in the north of Scotland with occasional travel across Scotland (working away from home), some anti-social hours may be required.  Communication skills are as important as Ecological Experience to build successful relationships with a range of Clients on a number of different projects including wind farms, hydro schemes, power lines, sub stations, roads, rail and housing.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Scotland

Posted: 21/3/17


Logo: Somerset Wildlife TrustSomerset Wildlife Trust

Reserves Assistant

Based in the heart of the Somerset Levels

Salary £19,633 p.a. (pro-rata) for 37.5 hrs p.w. 

We have a vacancy for a Reserves Assistant, who will be working closely with the Brue Valley Reserves Manager, contractors and dedicated volunteers.  The job holder will take responsibility for all planning, organisation, implementation and review of management work for a number of specific, agreed nature reserves. 

Closing Date: 5/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Volunteers / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 21/3/17


Logo: Newcastle City CouncilNewcastle City Council

Communities Support Officer (Walker Park)

£16,772 – £18,560 per annum, pro rata

18.30 hours per week (2.5days)

Fixed term for 3 years

We are looking for someone to help deliver the Walker Park Lottery Project. The project is jointly funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery’s Parks for People programme and Newcastle City Council.

You will be based predominantly in Walker Park. A key aim of the post is to build community capacity creating opportunities for local people to help with the management of the park. You will be supervised by the Ranger and will help deliver volunteer activities and events.

Closing Date: 30/3/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Countryside

Region: North East

Posted: 21/3/17


logo: Forestry Commission EnglandForestry Commission

Visitor Services Supervisor

£23,023 - £24,388

Westonbirt National Arboretum, Tetbury, Glos

Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, part of Forestry Commission, is the largest pay-to-enter visitor attraction in Gloucestershire, with over 500,000 people coming to see our award winning new visitor facilities such as the BIFFA Welcome Building and STIHL Treetop Walkway in 2016.

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Visitor Services

Region: South

Posted: 20/3/17


logo: Chiltern Open Air MuseumChiltern Open Air Museum, Chalfonts, Bucks

Heritage Farming & Rural Skills Traineeship

£16,765 per annum

40 hours a week, 18 Month contract starting 3 July 2017
Outstanding opportunity for an 18 month Training Placement with Chiltern Open Air Museum in Heritage Farming & Rural Skills, including learning and participating in the management of the traditional arable / livestock farm and traditional landscaping at the Museum, working with volunteers and occasionally assisting with museum operations.  

Closing Date: 16/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Farming

Region: South

Posted: 20/3/17


Director of the Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust 

Salary: From £35k to £48k depending on experience  

The Yorkshire Dales Rivers Trust is part of the national network of River Trusts and it covers five main rivers – Swale, Ure, Nidd, Wharfe and Ouse. It has grown over the last few years and there is now an exciting opportunity to take over the leadership of the Trust and guide it through its further development.

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Project Management

Region: North East

Posted: 20/3/17


logo: CGO EcologySenior Ecological Consultant (Bat Specialist)

CGO Ecology Ltd, Christchurch, Dorset

Starting April 2017

Permanent, with three-month probationary period

Salary up to £30k, possibly higher for the right candidate. Working week 40 hrs, with flexi-time/TOIL system.

CGO Ecology is a consultancy with a small team of staff, and a wide network of subcontractors and associates. We need a skilled and licensed bat ecologist, with experience on EPS licences, to join our Dorset team. A range of ecological expertise and licences would be a bonus.

Delete Date: 17/4/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South West

Posted: 20/3/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 20/3/17

Residential Volunteer, RSPB (29/3)

Wildlife Trainee (Conservation) Berkshire Reserves x 4, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (3/4)

Trainee Promotions Officer ‘Naturally Active For Life’, Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership (3/4)

Uplands Ranger (Full Time Volunteer), Brecon Beacons National Trust (28/3)

Visitor Experience Ranger, National Trust (30/3)

Inspiring People Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (20/4)

Large Blue Butterfly Volunteer, National Trust (28/4) Eco

Honorary Secretary Trustee, St Nicks (7/4)

York Urban Becks Volunteer, St Nicks

Grassland Management Volunteer, St Nicks

Growing Volunteer, Audacious Veg CIC (1/5)

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


The most recent edition of CJS Weekly published on Friday 17 March includes 67 adverts for vacancies across the sector.

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


Logo: Bell IngramTrainee Land Agent

Bell Ingram is looking for a highly enthusiastic and motivated Trainee Land Agent to join our team based in Ayr.  You will have the opportunity to cover a range of work including land referencing, acquisitions and compensation claims for a range of clients. A rural land management qualification is desirable but not essential.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills, working knowledge of Microsoft packages, experience in an office environment and rural knowledge are essential.  Practical experience in farming or forestry and a basic understanding of wayleaves would be advantageous.  Digital mapping skills are desirable.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Scotland

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: The Wildlife TrustAssistant Reserves Officer

Status:  3 days per week – 12-month fixed term contract

Salary:  £20,831pa pro rata

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust is seeking an Assistant Reserves Officer to help the reserves team in delivering practical conservation duties, monitoring, management planning and interpretational activities across the HWT suite of reserves in the county, to include Queenswood Country Park and Bodenham Lake.

This is a 12-month position that we are looking to make permanent and would ideally suit an individual who wants to learn more about practical and theoretical countryside management while upskilling themselves to prepare for a Reserves Officer role, or similar, in the nature conservation sector.

Closing Date: 12/4/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: The Wildlife TrustVolunteer Trainee Reserves Officer

6 and 12-month placement available

Status:  3 days per week – primarily weekdays

Expenses:  This is not a salaried role but out of pocket expenses are paid

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust is seeking a Volunteer Trainee Reserves Officer to join its Landscapes department.

This role offers an opportunity to gain experience and training in practical and applied conservation work on over 50 different nature reserves, including Queenswood Country Park and Bodenham Lake, to further a career in conservation and make a positive contribution to the conservation of Herefordshire’s habitats and species.

Closing Date: 3/4/17

Sector: Countryside

Region: Midlands

Role type: Apprenticeship

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: Kent Wildlife TrustFifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme Heritage Officer (FC4)

Fixed contract part-time post to end December 2020

Salary Range:  £24,833 - £27,298 pro-rata 3 days/week

Based at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, New Romney & Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

‘the world, according to the best geographers, is divided into Europe, Asia, Africa, America and Romney Marsh……’ Rev. Richard Barham, The Ingoldsby Legends

The post holder will lead the built heritage and archaeology programme on Romney Marsh in this exciting and innovative project.  You will lead on the exciting and innovative delivery of built heritage and archaeology projects, working directly with the Kent County Council Heritage Conservation team, landowners and the churches of Romney Marsh as part of the Fifth Continent scheme.

Closing Date: 10/4/17

Sector: Community / Countryside / Project Management

Region: South

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: Kent Wildlife TrustFifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme Community Officer (FC3)

Fixed contract full-time post to end December 2020

Salary Range:      £24,833 - £27,298

Based at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, New Romney & Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

Your passion for engaging people and communities in their landscape, motivation and ability to work to tight deadlines will be needed to lead on exciting and innovative community engagement programme for the Fifth Continent scheme, leading events and activities, working with partner organisations and local communities to inspire and engage them in understanding and celebrating the value of the Romney Marsh landscape.

Closing Date: 10/4/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: Kent Wildlife TrustFifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme Biodiversity Officer (FC2)

Fixed contract full-time post to end December 2020

Salary Range:  £24,833 - £27,298

Based at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, New Romney & Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

The post holder will lead on the biodiversity and habitat projects including restoration of shingle, ditches and other habitats, as part of the wider work on the historic churches of Romney Marsh, community engagement and archaeology programmes, sustainable tourism and an innovative programme of traineeships and apprenticeships delivered with local educational providers.

Closing Date: 10/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Project Management

Region: South

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: Kent Wildlife TrustFifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme Administrator (FC1)

Fixed contract part-time post to end December 2020

Salary Range:  £20,719 - £23,187 pro rata 2 day/week

Based at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre, New Romney & Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

KWT have secured funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund Landscape Partnership Scheme to help secure natural, historical and cultural heritage of Romney Marsh. The post holder will provide administrative support to the project team delivering projects including restoration of shingle, ditches and other habitats, work on the historic churches of Romney Marsh, community engagement and archaeology programmes, sustainable tourism and an innovative programme of traineeships and apprenticeships delivered with local educational providers.

Closing Date: 10/4/17

Sector: Admin / Countryside

Region: South

Posted: 17/3/17


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

Head of Recreation and Park Management

Salary: £32.5K to £36.3K with potential progression to £40K

The North York Moors National Park is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK with 23,000 residents and 7.6 million visitors per year. Our purposes are to ensure that the North York Moors retains its special qualities and to help the public enjoy and understand them. We need high quality people to help us do this.  You will be playing the leading role to ensure our work on recreation and access continues to be strong, creative and dynamic, providing excellent opportunities for the public to enjoy our fantastic National Park.

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Rights of Way

Region: North East

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: RSPBSenior Advocate

Location: Wales Headquarters, Cardiff

Starting Salary: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum

Basis: Full time – Maternity cover position (up to 1 year)

Are you an enthusiastic and persuasive advocate who will be a passionate and effective champion for the change nature needs? Are you passionate about protecting nature and wildlife during a period of political evolution? If yes, then we want to hear from you.

Closing Date: 9/4/17

Sector: Advocate / Countryside

Region: Wales

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: Barnsley Metropolitan Borough CouncilProject Manager- Parks for People - £33,437 - £36,379 (Salary from 01.04.2017)

Parks and Gardens Heritage Officer - £30,153 - £32,486 (Salary from 01.04.2017)

The grounds of Barnsley’s Cannon Hall will be restored to their former Georgian glory thanks to a grant of almost £3m from the Heritage Lottery Fund and Big Lottery Fund’s Parks for People programme. The money will be used to restore and repair original features including the boating lakes, with the aim of placing the visitor attraction firmly on the tourist map.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Engagement / Horticulture / Project Management

Region: North East

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustEducation and Engagement Manager

Salary c. £28,000 pa; Permanent; full-time based at Curdridge, near Botley, Hampshire

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust are seeking a dynamic, inspirational, motivated and committed individual to join our Education and Engagement Team. 

This exciting new full-time role will manage the Trust’s education team and help co-ordinate and develop our outdoor education delivery (both Education Centre-based and outreach); family-focused initiatives and wider public engagement.  We are seeking ways to extend our engagement work into new areas and new locations and this role will play an instrumental part in helping us to achieve this. 

Closing Date: 18/4/17

Sector: Education / Engagement

Region: South

Posted: 17/3/17


Logo: Yorkshire Wildlife TrustProjects Team Leader – West

£27300 p.a. plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

As a Projects Team Leader you will take complete ownership of managing and developing a number of projects and programmes within our portfolio. You’ll be responsible for making sure all the projects in your remit run smoothly, leading and inspiring your team, and designing and developing new projects and partnerships.

Closing Date: 3/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Engagement  / Wildlife

Region: North East

Posted: 16/3/17


Haycock and Jay Associates Ltd

Seasonal Field Surveyor (full-time six month post)

Salary: £18,000 pro rata.

Location: Based Otley, West Yorkshire; working throughout north of England. 

Successful and friendly ecological consultancy seeks a Seasonal Field Surveyor to join our team in conducting protected species/other ecological surveys. Training and support provided, you will work alongside experienced surveyors. This role is ideal if you are looking to begin or develop your career in ecological consultancy and improve your ecological survey skills.

Closing Date: 27/3/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: North East

Posted: 16/3/17


Logo: Manx BirdlifeManx BirdLife seeks expressions of interest in two ‘Seabird Surveyor’ paid contract roles (approx. April-July 2017) to undertake a complete census of Manx seabirds.

Based at the charity’s office in Laxey on the Isle of Man, surveyors will work as a team of two.

Surveyors will be expected to work five days a week with flexibility to work weekends if the weather dictates! Time in lieu for weekend work will be granted. Monthly remuneration will be paid.

Counting will be mainly boat-based supplemented by land-based counts (e.g. inland nesting gulls).  As well as the core seabird census, surveyors will undertake several non-seabird surveys on the island and contribute to other day-to-days tasks.

Delete Date: 13/4/17

Sector: Ecology / Wildlife

Region: North West

Posted: 16/3/17


Logo: Reaseheath CollegeLecturer / Course Manager in Game Management

Permanent

Full time, 37 hours per week

£24,582 - £33,897 (L6 - L14)

Due to the continuing success of our Game Management qualifications the college is seeking an enthusiastic Lecturer / Course Manager in this discipline. You will be able to provide accessible and high quality experiences to our students by guiding them in a range of scholarly activity designed to enhance their experience and understanding of Game Management.

Closing Date: 26/3/17

Sector: Education / Game Management

Region: North West

Posted: 16/3/17


Welsh Perry & Cider Society

Heritage Project Assistant

An excellent opportunity to join the Welsh Perry & Cider Society has arisen, working as a Part-time support assistant on their Heritage Lottery Funded Project, looking into the Heritage of Orchards and Cider making in Wales.  This is a varied and unique job combining admin tasks, working with community groups, researching and Field work (Literally!).

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Admin / Community / Horticulture

Region: Wales

Posted: 15/3/17


St Madoc Centre, Llanmadoc, Swansea, SA3 1DE

Conservation Officer  

2.5 days/week £16,000 p.a., pro rata. 

Two years fixed term (can be combined with internship below).

We require a motivated graduate with a conservation background to take our environmental work into its next phase.  You will continue habitat management and wildlife surveys over our 76 acre site based on Gower, an AONB.  You will be an ambassador for St Madoc Centre and A Rocha UK developing a dialogue with Christians, encouraging them to care for creation and create opportunities for volunteers to get involved. 

Delete Date: 12/4/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Wales

Posted: 15/3/17


Wessex Countryside Management

Ground Maintenance / Countryside Team Leader

Full time 40 hrs per week. 20 days leave plus bank holidays, sick pay, pension, full PPE Uniform and  safety training.  Pay grade negotiable.

Based in Marlborough, covering Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Dorset , the M4 corridor and occasionally other locations. 

Glendale are looking to appoint a Countryside/ Grounds maintenance  team leader. You will be responsible for the implementation of countryside work, which includes a wide range of tasks including tree planting, fencing, scrub control, herbicide application, grass cutting, woodland work and grounds maintenance.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside

Region: South / South West

Posted: 15/3/17


RSK ADAS UK Ltd urgently require Freelance Consultants with botanical experience

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.   We urgently require consultants with good botanical skills, and preferably with knowledge of Common Standards Monitoring.  You will be required to use automated collection devices, e.g. rugged tablets/toughbooks, to record botanical and other variables recorded in quadrats.  Intensity of recording will vary between identification of key indicator species to full species inventories per quadrat.

Closing Date: 10/4/17

Sector: Ecology / Horticulture

Region: Nationwide

Posted: 15/3/17


Logo: Glendale Countryside LtdContract Supervisor

Location: Enfield

Salary - Dependent on skills and experience 

Glendale is a £50 million+ company delivering ‘green services’ throughout the UK. Activities include grounds management, landscaping, countryside/estates management, horticulture and arboriculture.  Glendale has been awarded a 5 year contract to maintain the London Borough Enfield highways and housing, works include routine, reactive maintenance and programmed civils projects. We now need a Contract Supervisor to assist with the day to day running of the contract.

Closing Date: 27/3/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 15/3/17


Logo: Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife TrustSessional Education Officer (Bucks)

Salary: £11.08 per hour

Contract: Zero hours

Based: College lake Nature Reserve, nr Tring

We are looking for an outgoing, knowledgeable educator to join the team at our busy environmental education centre. Based at College Lake, our flagship nature reserve, you will lead sessions with school groups and families and experience first hand our varied and exciting range of educational work.

Closing Date: 5/4/17

Sector: Education / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 14/3/17


Logo: RSPBMembership Development Officer

Location: Newport Wetlands, Newport

Starting Salary: £17,276 to £18,715 per annum

Basis: Full time – permanent position

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic individual, with excellent people skills to join the team at the Newport Wetlands Visitor Centre.  You will need to be able to inspire members of the public about conservation and the work of the RSPB. 

Closing Date: 7/4/17

Sector: Engagement / Publicity

Region: Wales

Posted: 14/3/17


Logo: RSPBArea Conservation Manager

Location: Newcastle, Tyne & Wear

Starting Salary: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum

Basis: Full time – permanent position

Are you passionate about saving nature and a great advocate for innovative land and marine management? We are looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable person to lead our wider countryside conservation programme in the North East England and Cumbria area. Challenges and opportunities in this amazing part of Northern England are immense; coastal management on the Solway and the Tees estuaries, site protection for a suite of internationally important sites and species including Hen Harriers, Curlew, Red Squirrel and Black Grouse not to mention a whole host of other important wildlife.

Delete Date: 18/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Publicity / Wildlife

Region: North East

Posted: 14/3/17


Logo: Forestry CommissionBedgebury Active Forests and Visitor Services Coordinator

Location – Bedgebury, Goudhurst. Kent. TN17 2SL

3 year fixed term appointment, with the possibility of permanency or extension, but no guarantee

Full Time, salary £23, 023

Bedgebury is an award winning visitor attraction hosting over 420,000 annual visits. Bedgebury offers catering, bike hire, Learning, family cycle trails and Mountain Biking, walking, adventurous play, Go-Ape Tree Top Adventures, horse riding, Forest Live and many other events and activities. You will support with the Visitor Centre Co-ordinator and together lead the Visitor Experience team to ensure all visitors have a day out that exceeds their expectations. You will lead the Active Forest project at Bedgebury by co-ordinating the delivery of a wide range of sports experiences at Bedgebury. All events and activities will be delivered to the highest standards.

Closing Date: 3/4/17

Sector: Publicity / Visitor Management

Region: South

Posted: 14/3/17


logo: CJS VolunteersThe following voluntary opportunities are available to view in CJS Focus on Volunteering

Walk Leader Opportunities, HF Holidays

Out of Hours Helpline Volunteers, Bat Conservation Trust

National Plant Monitoring Scheme Surveyor, National Plant Monitoring Scheme

Volunteer Cattle Checkers, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Wildlife Surveyor, North Ayrshire Ranger Service

Volunteer Land Management Assistant, Sheffield Wildlife Trust

Trustees, Brecknock Wildlife Trust

Volunteer River Monitoring Scheme Coordinator, Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteer, Wild Futures The Monkey Sanctuary

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

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Logo: RSPBWetlands Warden

Location: Ynys-Hir Reserve, Ceredigion

Starting Salary: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum

Basis: Full time – permanent position

Ynys-hir in Mid-Wales is a fantastic mixture of exciting habitats including lowland wet grassland, raised bog, reedbed, western Atlantic oak woodland, saltmarsh and upland heath. We are looking for a warden to manage the reserves wetland habitats for the benefit of Wales's largest lapwing population and England and Wales's only wintering population of Greenland white-fronted geese.

Closing Date: 3/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: Wales

Posted: 14/3/17


Logo: RSPBSenior Site Manager - Dorset

Location: Dorset

Starting Salary: £34,643 to £37,530 per annum

Basis: Full time – permanent position

We are looking for an inspirational leader. Someone with real vision, a passion for nature and a hunger for giving people the very best experiences of wildlife in this beautiful part of the world. We are looking for someone who will take our Dorset work, already at the leading edge, to a whole new level. 

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Countryside / Publicity / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 14/3/17


Logo: Thomson HabitatsSite Operative, Thomson Habitats, Guildford

£8.50 to £12.50 per hour depending on experience.

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 casual-hours 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: 11/4/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 14/3/17


Field Studies Council

Tutor

Salary – £18,783 - £21,435* (*rates effective from 1st April 2017)

Contract Term – Permanent and Fixed Term

Location – FSC Nettlecombe Court, Taunton, Somerset

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

Closing Date: 30/3/17

Sector: Education

Region: South West

Posted: 14/3/17


Logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustReserves Manager (North Hampshire)

Salary circa £30,000 pa, depending on qualifications and experience; full-time 35 hours per week; permanent contract; based at the Herriard Estate, near Basingstoke, Hampshire

The Reserves Manager (North) oversees the management of a team of staff and volunteers responsible for a suite of Trust nature reserves and projects in north and east Hampshire, as well as the conservation, monitoring and grazing management of the MOD training Estate in the Thames Basin Heaths and Wealden Heaths Special Protection Areas.

Closing Date: 3/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Volunteer Management / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 14/3/17


Logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustAssistant Stockperson

Salary circa £21,000, depending on qualifications and experience; permanent position; full-time; 40 hours per week; predominantly based in Central and North Hampshire, but working across the Counties.

The post holder will be an integral member of Grazing Enterprise team, responsible for the welfare and husbandry of the Trust’s growing livestock numbers. The Assistant Stockperson will support the delivery of effective conservation grazing on land, owned or managed by the Trust. The person will also provide support to other staff on livestock husbandry and grazing management, as well working on the Trusts own farm holding and vehicles.

Closing Date: 12/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Farming

Region: South

Posted: 14/3/17


Logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife TrustGrazing Enterprise & Farms Manager

Salary circa £29,000, depending on qualifications and experience; full-time 35 hours per week; permanent contract; predominantly based in Central and North Hampshire, but working across the Counties. Reporting to the Director of Estates & Conservation Delivery, the post holder will be responsible for the management and day-to-day delivery of the Trusts conservation grazing operation and the team of staff who are responsible for delivering grazing and livestock welfare across Trust nature reserves in Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. It will also involve the management and HLS delivery of the Trust’s 2 farms and organisation of meat /livestock sales and the contract grazing service.

Closing Date: 3/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Farming

Region: South

Posted: 14/3/17


Aviation Safety Ornithologist 

Office Base:                  York

Working Location:         Nationwide

Working Hours:             37.5 hours per week. Monday to Friday. 6 months – possibility of permanent role.

Start:                             May 2017. Reporting to Consultant Ornithologist

Salary:                          £20,150.

Due to continued growth and expansion, Birdstrike Management Ltd has an opportunity for the right individual to join a unique company providing wildlife management consultancy to the aviation industry.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector:  Ecology

Region: North East

Posted:  13/3/17


Mount St John Estates, Felixkirk, nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire  YO7 2DT

Private Estate Gardener

Very Competitive Salary (On Application), Contributory Pension

An attractive opportunity has arisen for a versatile gardener to work on a stunning private family estate on the North Yorkshire border.  The 12 acre garden comprises of terraced herbaceous beds, a large valley garden, fine lawns, a walled garden (producing fruit and vegetables for restaurants), a cut flower garden, shrubberies, glasshouses, and a developing woodland garden.  The surrounding woodland, parkland and gardens of other properties attached to the estate are also maintained by the garden and estates team.

Closing Date: 10/4/17

Sector:  Countryside / Horticulture

Region: North East

Posted:  13/3/17


logo: Whale & Dolphin Conservation

 

WDC Information Officer  

5 days a week

£16,009 pro rata

Do you have a flair for inspiring others about the environment? Looking to gain valuable experience to work in education and conservation? Enjoy working outdoors?

WDC is the leading global charity dedicated to the conservation and protection of whales and dolphins. We aim for a world where every whale and dolphin is safe and free.

Closing Date: 3/4/17

Sector:  Environmental Education / Visitor Engagement

Region: Scotland

Posted:  13/3/17


2 x Ecological Surveyors, Lulworth, Dorset

13 weeks, 8th May – 4th August 2017

For: Lulworth Estate

Location: Lulworth Cove, Dorset

To undertake biological surveys and research on coastal chalk downland and farmland HLS options for the Lulworth Grassland Project. As a small team, you will record butterfly transects, undertake breeding bird surveys, plant quadrats, reversion areas, farmland HLS options etc. to maximise habitat value.

Closing Date: 5/4/17

Sector:  Ecology

Region: South West

Posted:  13/3/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 13/3/17

Nature and Environment Writer, New Nature Magazine (28/3)

Environmental Education Assistant – Internship, Suffolk Wildlife Trust

2 x Full Time Volunteers, National Trust (3/4)

RSPB Volunteer, RSPB

Dolphinwatch People Engagement Volunteer, RSPB Scotland

Trustees, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust (14/5)

Property Manager / Maintenance (Volunteer), The Conservation Volunteers

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Work Days advertised in the last week

Every Wednesday the Thorncombe Furze-cutters - Practical Conservation Work Party meet in Durlston Country Park, Swanage organised by Dorset County Council

Every Thursday Dorset County Council runs a Dry Stone Walling Work Party in Durlston Country Park, Swanage

TCV Ayr Green Gym runs every Wednesday at University Hospital Ayr & Ailsa organised by The Conservation Volunteers

 


Logo: Lincolnshire Wildlife TrustConservation Officer

Based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire

Circa £25,000 pa

Do you want more, bigger, better and joined areas where wildlife thrives in Lincolnshire and can you persuade others to help make this happen?

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is seeking someone with entrepreneurial spirit to identify and seize opportunities for landscape-scale conservation, particularly through working in partnership with public and private organisations.  You will excel at managing competing deadlines and delivering tasks on time to a high quality. 

Closing Date: 28/3/17

Sector:  Countryside

Region: Midlands

Posted:  10/3/17


Lulworth Estate

Administrative and Information Assistant

Working in a busy Jurassic Coast Heritage Centre for the countryside Ranger Team, you will be the first point of call for many site based enquiries and bookings. You will also be an administrator to the department which will include taking bookings for education and adventure activities, report writing, data analysis and health and safety among other duties. The department’s remit includes visitor services, education, adventure activities, conservation and access management. You will need to be able to manage a database effectively.

Closing Date: 29/3/17

Sector:  Admin / Visitor Services

Region: South West

Posted:  10/3/17


Logo: Greenacres GroupWoodland Warden

Working as part of the woodland team to provide a safe and appealing woodland environment for a meaningful and enhanced funeral experience.

Key Duties/ Responsibilities; Funerals - To complete digging and backfilling of graves and manage grave preparations.  Dig and fill all ash interment plots and conduct ash scatterings; Grounds maintenance – Ensure a natural landscape aesthetic with a more maintained appearance in high-profile areas.  Maintain all paths and car parking areas and ensure park rules are observed by all visitors. Ensure all tools and machinery are kept in good condition and serviced regularly. Ensure maintenance area kept clean and secure; Visitors - Answer questions and show visitors round site when required, including using the golf buggy.  Install wooden memorials on graves.

Closing Date: 26/3/17

Sector:  Arboriculture / Horticulture / Visitor

Region: South

Posted:  10/3/17


Ringway Jacobs

Assistant Rights of Way Officer - Buckinghamshire

Salary up to £25650 - 40 hours/week

Ringway Jacobs are looking to recruit an Assistant Rights of Way Officer to work on the Transport for Buckinghamshire contract.  In this role you will help to manage the network of public rights of way in Buckinghamshire, that give access to some of the most beautiful countryside in the South East of England.

Delete Date: 7/4/17

Sector:  Rights of Way

Region: South

Posted:  10/3/17


logo: Ecology SolutionsSeasonal Field Surveyors 

Ecology Solutions is a leading consultancy with an extensive range of expertise, specialising in ecology planning solutions for numerous, diverse high profile clients within both the public and private sectors.

We are seeking to recruit Seasonal Field Surveyors to be involved in protected species survey and translocation work in various locations across the UK including Surrey and Kent. Basic knowledge of these fauna is advantageous, although full training will be provided. Use of own car is essential, as is a willingness to travel long distances, work evenings and occasional weekends and stay away from home overnight for the majority of the week.

Delete Date: 6/4/17

Sector:  Ecology

Region: Anglia / Midlands / South / South West

Posted:  9/3/17


Logo: RSPBFacilities Assistant

Location: UK Headquarters, Sandy, Beds.

Starting Salary: £14,522 to £15,286 per annum

Basis: Full time – 2 year contract 

We are looking for a flexible and experienced facilities operative who is able to work across more than one team to provide support during busy times whilst being constantly responsible for their own work programme of facilities support.

Closing Date: 29/3/17

Sector:  Countryside

Region: South

Posted:  9/3/17


Logo: RSPBEducation, Families and Youth Officer

Location: South West Scotland Regional Office, Glasgow

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

Basis: 22.5 hours per week – 2 year contract

Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to nature? Can you help others to inspire the next generation about wildlife?  We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven person to manage our Giving Nature a Home education team in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector:  Education

Region: Scotland

Posted:  9/3/17


logo: Don Catchment Rivers TrustProject Assistant

24 hours

Fixed term until 2018

£19,000 pro rata (£11,400)

Don Catchment Rivers Trust are recruiting a Project Assistant to support the Project Manager in delivering the Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Living Heritage of the River Don’ project.

Based in Doncaster, you will be required to work throughout the Don Catchment. We are looking for a practical, motivated individual who has experience of working within conservation and with volunteers.

Closing Date: 29/3/17

Sector:  Community / Volunteer Management

Region: North East

Posted:  9/3/17


Logo: Suffolk Wildlife TrustWest Suffolk Woodlands Assistant

Salary: £17,000 p.a.

Woodlands Assistant based at Bradfield Woods Nature Reserve. Working 37.5 hours per week with some occasional weekend work.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s West Suffolk Reserves team. We are looking for a motivated team worker to assist our Woodlands Warden with management work on SWT Woodland reserves in West Suffolk.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector:  Arboriculture / Countryside / Visitor Management

Region: Anglia

Posted:  8/3/17


Logo: ECOSA LtdBat Surveyors 2017

Each year, ECOSA relies on a pool of skilled bat surveyors to help deliver our busy survey schedule. If you have a keen interest in ecology, are looking to increase your knowledge and gain valuable experience in this field of work, and are available to undertake surveys during the summer months (evenings and early mornings), ECOSA would like to hear from you.You will need to be available for dusk and dawn survey work and be based in Hampshire or the adjoining counties.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 8/3/17


Crestwood Environmental Ltd

Senior Ecologist

Working on a variety of projects throughout the UK, from the Company’s offices in Wolverhampton, with a dedicated team of professionals, due to current workload and continued planned expansion we seek a Senior Ecologist. This full-time permanent role will involve assisting in the development of ecological services provided by the Company. Work will include leading the undertaking and production of habitat and species surveys, mitigation schemes, ecological impact assessments, habitat management plans and input into landscape designs on a variety of projects.

Delete Date: 5/4/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: Midlands

Posted: 8/3/17


Logo: RSPBSite Manager – Old Hall Marshes

Location: Maldon, Essex

Starting Salary: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum

Basis: Full time – permanent position

Do you have a passion for wildlife? Do you want to help protect one of the UK’s most unique places for nature? We are currently looking for an energetic, dynamic and experienced manager to lead the small team at RSPB Old Hall Marshes to continue delivering for people and wildlife.

Closing Date: 29/3/17

Sector: Countryside / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 7/3/17


Vacancy for an Estate/Groundsperson

Permanent, full time position with a competitive salary

Hours: 8 to 5: Monday-Friday

A brilliant opportunity has become available for the role of estate and grounds person at a beautiful seventy acre estate located in North Oxfordshire.

We have a diverse range of habitats that are managed using organic principles. Our aim is to achieve a balance between aesthetics and wildlife.

Delete Date: 4/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Horticulture / Wildlife

Region: South

Posted: 7/3/17


Scottish Badgers

Project Officer – ‘Badgers in the Landscape’

Maternity leave replacement post – June – December 2017

Requires own office base (with extensive travel, South Lanarkshire and vicinity). Use of a vehicle necessary.

Post Status: 35 hours each week average.

Fixed contract for self-employment – hourly rate £15 - £16 per hour

 Concentrating on the South Lanarkshire area, to increase badger awareness across various audiences, to recruit skilled volunteers, and to establish a programme of volunteering in badger protection work across South Lanarkshire. To deliver high quality badger training programmes, events and activities, together with SB volunteers, to a range of audiences.

Closing Date: 26/3/17

Sector: Publicity / Volunteers / Wildlife

Region: Scotland

Posted: 7/3/17


Logo: Wildwood EcologySenior Ecologist

Type: Permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week)

Location: Cirencester (Gloucestershire)

Salary: Negotiable, depending on experience

We have an exciting new opportunity for an experienced Senior Ecologist. The position will be based at our Cirencester Office and the successful candidate will be required to manage and undertake ecological surveys, mitigation and monitoring where a licensed species surveyor is required, liaise/advise clients, customers and key stakeholders and deliver high quality reports. They will also assist the principal ecologist/director with the general running of the Cirencester office.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 7/3/17


Wildwood Trust

Park Manager

Salary: £35,000 to £40,000

The Wildwood Trust is seeking an experienced Park Manager to manage our British Wildlife Visitor centre at Herne Common near Canterbury, Kent. The Park Manager will manage teams of staff, operations, specific projects & day to day commercial activities at the park.

Delete Date: 4/4/17

Sector: Animals / Countryside / Publicity / Vistors

Region: South

Posted: 7/3/17


Conservation and Education Development Manager

Logo: idverdeDuring 2014/2015, senior officers of the London Borough of Bromley asked idverde to develop a proposal for a holistic managed service. This would integrate professional park management services with the grounds maintenance services (already outsourced to idverde).  One single organization would provide professional park management and community engagement services together with the delivery of front-line grounds maintenance, conservation management, landscaping and project works.

You will play a key role providing leadership to the Biggin Hill and Rural team to ensure colleagues work together collaboratively within a common culture and to common objectives in order to deliver the KPIs to which idverde has committed. 

Delete Date: 4/4/17

Sector: Countryside / Education / Fundraising

Region: South

Posted: 7/3/17


Logo: Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife TrustSheffield Lakeland Landscape Partnership Consultation & Engagement Officer

18.75 hours per week (0.5 FTE) 

Salary: £21,773 (pro rata 0.5 FTE = £10,887) + 9% pension contribution

Duration: Fixed term for 13 months until May 2018 (with potential for 5 year extension subject to funding/performance)

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

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust has been granted initial approval for a £2.8m Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) grant to set up a ‘Landscape Partnership’ aimed at protecting and improving the city’s unique ‘Sheffield Lakeland’ area. The project, part of HLF’s Landscape Partnership programme, will deliver an exciting programme of activities across an area that stretches from Langsett to Redmires and from the edge of Sheffield city to the moorland slopes of the Peak District National Park – an area referred to as Sheffield Lakeland in the 1950s. 

Closing Date: 27/3/17

Sector: Community Engagement / Publicity

Region: North East

Posted: 7/3/17


Logo: National TrustGarden & Outdoors Manager

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week)

Location: Dorking

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced horticulturalist to join the leadership team at Polesden Lacey in the key role of Garden and Outdoors Manager. Our aim is to continue to enhance the experience for our visitors by restoring more areas of our historic garden and improving the nature conservation value of our 1400 acre estate.

Closing Date: 26/3/17

Sector: Countryside / Horticulture

Region: South

Posted: 6/3/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 6/3/17 

Our Irish Sea Marine Champion, The Wildlife Trust for Lancashire, Manchester & North Merseyside (23/8)

Volunteer Assistant Warden – South Walney, Cumbria Wildlife Trust (29/3)

Volunteer Eco-Schools Assessor, Keep Britain Tidy

Records Centre Volunteer (with training), Devon Biodiversity Record Centre (29/3)

Wildlife Trainees (Conservation) West Berkshire Living Landscape x 2, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (27/3)

Full-Time Volunteer Practical Ranger, National Trust (27/3)

Full-Time Volunteer Outdoor & Engagement Ranger, National Trust (27/3)

Volunteer Warden, Natural England

Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee- Outer Humber, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust (7/4)

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Work Days advertised in the last week 

Estuary clean up on 7/5/17 meet at Pont Briwet entrance, Gwaith Powdwr NWWT Nature Reserve, Penrhyndeudraeth. The event is organised by North Wales Wildlife Trust

Every other Monday Warwickshire Wildlife Trust run a Survey Force Volunteer Group in Warwickshire

Fourth Thursday of every month the Towpath Taskforce Gailey meets on the Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal near Penkridge organised by Canal & River Trust

Tuesday to Friday in Warwickshire the Mid-week Nature Force team is run by Warwickshire Wildlife Trust  

Second Wednesday of every month the Canal & River Trust run a Towpath Taskforce in Skipton on the Leeds & Liverpool Canal

Canal & River Trust also run a Towpath Taskforce in Knottingley on the First Thursday of every month on the Aire & Calder Navigation

Last Thursday every month Towpath Taskforce Mirfield runs on the Calder & Hebble Navigation organised by Canal & River Trust  

Third Friday every month Towpath Taskforce Leeds runs on Leeds & Liverpool Canal in Leeds organised by Canal & River Trust

Hounslow Heath Green Gym conservation volunteering sessions run every Tuesday in Hounslow, London organised by The Conservation Volunteers

Towpath Taskforce West London on the Third Tuesday every month on the Paddington Arm & Grand Union Canal, west London organised by Canal & River Trust

First & Third Saturday every month in the Regents Canal & Docklands area of London Canal & River Trust run Towpath Taskforce

Alternate Sundays with the occasional Saturdays South Downs National Trust Volunteers run a Volunteer Group in Sussex

 


Logo: Dartmoor National Park AuthorityDartmoor National Park Authority

Assistant Access & Recreation Officer

Grade 4: £20,661 - £24,964        

Full time:  37 hours per week

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team, supporting the Authority’s work on visitor and recreation management.

This varied role includes administering systems for visitor management and for public rights of way, liaison with recreational event organisers, farmers, landowners and other interested parties, and supporting the delivery of access and visitor management projects.

Closing Date: 27/3/17

Sector: Community / Countryside / Rights of Way / Visitors

Region: South West

Posted: 3/3/17


Logo: RSPBAssistant Warden

Location: Rainham Marshes, Essex

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

Basis: Full time – permanent position

We need an enthusiastic and capable individual, to help deliver habitat management for the prioirty wildlife that the reserve supports. This management includes working closely with our grazier, undertaking water level control, electric fence management and vegetation management using a variety of tools and equipment.

Closing Date: 27/3/17

Sector: Countryside / Volunteers

Region: South

Posted: 3/3/17


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

Assistant Marine Rangers / Ambassadors, St. Abbs & Eyemouth Voluntary Marine Reserve (21/4)

3 Volunteer Rangers at Murlough National Nature Reserve, Dundrum, Northern Ireland, National Trust

Summer Intern – Various Roles in Worcestershire, Green & Away (31/3)

Master Composter Volunteer, Garden Organic

Family Events Assistant – Norwich, RSPB (31/3)

Sunday Volunteer Officer in London, The Conservation Volunteers

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

Click here


Logo: Five Rivers Environmental Contracting LtdSite Operative

£16,000 - £20,000 starting salary depending on experience + generous staying away allowance and overtime

40 hours per week

Five Rivers are passionate about the natural environment and are looking for someone who shares this passion to join our growing team.  We are advertising for site operatives to help us deliver a wide range of ecological management and restoration projects across the UK.  You will report directly to our Operations Manager to ensure successful delivery of projects including River Restoration, Ecological Mitigation, Habitat Management, Habitat Creation and Fish Passage solutions.

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 3/3/17


Logo: Keystone HabitatsEcological Contractor / Landscaping Foreman

Salary starting from £18,000, up to £24,000, commensurate with the level of experience and relevant qualifications.

Keystone has a permanent full-time position available for an ecological contractor, carrying out a broad range of land management, habitat creation and wildlife mitigation projects.

You must be a competent and diligent individual prepared to work hard in an outdoor environment and form part of and lead a team working in a range of sectors and sites.

You would need to live within commuting distance of the Chipping Sodbury area and be prepared to work throughout the UK.

Delete Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Arboriculture / Ecology

Region: South

Posted: 3/3/17


Logo: Countryside Management AssociationEditor

The Countryside Management Association is seeking an Editor for 'Ranger' magazine.  CMA members receive the magazine four times a year comprising articles from members and/or invited guests on topical countryside management issues, information on forthcoming study days and updates and news from CMA itself.

CMA can proceed with either option outlined below. The appointed Ranger editor could either: A) undertake the whole process including collation, design and liaising with printers OR B) collate the content only and forward to a designer (appointed by the CMA)

Closing Date: 31/3/17

Sector: Admin / Countryside

Region: National

Posted: 3/3/17


Logo: Dorset Wildlife TrustPoole Harbour Reserves Officer

Type: Permanent

Location: Based on Brownsea Island

Salary:  £25073 p.a. (pay award pending)

 Dorset Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced practical conservationist to manage their internationally important Brownsea Island Nature Reserve and their other nature reserves in Poole Harbour.  Brownsea Island supports internationally significant numbers of wintering waders and wildfowl and in the summer breeding terns and gulls.  The island is also widely known for its population of red squirrels. 

Closing Date: 29/3/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitors / Wildlife

Region: South West

Posted: 2/3/17


Seasonal Ranger / Countryside Teacher from May to July 

Mon to Fri, 40 hours per week (some weekend work may be required)

Salary 14.5K to 15K depending on Experience.

Finlaystone Estate is based by the Clyde near Langbank and is open to the public who enjoy the woodlands, play areas, formal gardens and tea room. A lot of school groups visit in the summer and many events are laid on for visitors.

Delete Date: 30/3/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Services / Education

Region: Scotland

Posted: 2/3/17 updated 22/3/17


Logo: Wildbanks ConservationWildbanks Conservation

Senior Ecologist

Location: Overton, Wrexham

Starting salary: £28,500 - £30,000. Depending on experience and qualifications. 40 hrs per week 

Contract:  12 months with potential extension

Wildbanks Conservation is a small team of highly skilled conservationists delivering a wide range of ecological and practical habitat management projects.  The successful candidate will be able to assist with both project types. 

Closing Date: 31/3/17 extended

Sector: Ecology

Region: Wales

Posted: 2/3/17 updated 20/3/17


Logo: RSPBFace to Face Fundraiser (3 positions)

Location: London – Roving

Starting Salary: £17,276 to £18,715 per annum

Basis: Full time – 6 month contracts. 

An exciting opportunity for three enthusiastic and passionate individuals with excellent people skills, to join the RSPB's dynamic London membership team has become available.

Delete Date: 3/4/17

Sector: Fundraising

Region: South

Posted: 27/2/17


Head Ranger/Estate Manager

up to £25000 depending on experience

Finlaystone Estate needs a new Head Ranger to be responsible for  the management and planning of all public facing aspects of the estate.

Finlaystone, located on the Clyde just 20 miles west of Glasgow, is a popular family destination in Inverclyde with formal gardens and attractive woodlands with playareas.

Delete Date: 27/3/17

Sector: Countryside / Visitor Management

Region: Scotland

Posted: 27/2/17 updated 21/3/17


Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 27/2/17 

Volunteer Community Engagement Internship x 2, The Parks Trust (31/3)

Wildlife Champion Washington to Consett, Sustrans

Long Term Nursery Volunteer, National Trust

Volunteer Full Time Countryside Assistant Ranger, National Trust (30/4)

Wildlife & Environmental Conservation Work, The Wildlife For All Trust (26/3)

Manchester Peregrines ‘A Date With Nature’ Assistants, RSPB

Information Assistant, RSPB

Volunteers for Site Prep, Knockengorroch Community Interest Company (7/4)

Project Volunteers, Northumberland Wildlife Trust

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Work Days advertised in the last week

The Inland Waterways Association has added all their workday dates in March, locations are across the country. Get involved in lock maintenance, vegetation clearance & litter picking

Mondays & Wednesdays Avon Wildlife Trust run Feed Bristol Workdays in Stapleton, Bristol

Avon Wildlife Trust also run a group called Wild City Action Team fortnightly on Tuesdays and one Saturday a month in Bristol

 


Logo: RSPBRetail Assistant

Location: Leighton Moss Reserve, Lancashire

Salary: £14,040 to £14,775 per annum pro rata

Basis: Hourly paid – permanent position

Are you a dynamic individual with a passion for helping Save Nature through your fantastic retail skills?  If so, then the opportunity to work at our unique shop at RSPB Leighton Moss could be for you. Applicants need to have a friendly, welcoming personality and an interest in learning about the work of the RSPB. We are looking for a part-time Retail Assistant to pro-actively assist visitors in finding the right products for them and explain what makes our products special.

Closing Date: 26/3/17

Sector: Visitor Services

Region: North West

Posted: 22/2/17


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