I remember eagerly awaiting for CJS to drop through my door when I was job hunting twenty years ago. I was impressed to hear that it was still top of everyone's list when I asked where we should advertise a post recently.
Julia Lofthouse, BBOWT
A great service for our sector
Annie Berrington, Get Out More CIC
Really helpful team and have had good success with suitable candidates in the past.
Mary Martin, E3 Ecology
Fast, Friendly and efficient service,
Julie Smith, The Land Trust
It is reassuring to know we can rely on The Countryside Jobs Service Team for a high standard and targeted quality of service with our recruitment needs. Compared to other recruitment sites they are excellent value for money. The team are always a pleasure to deal with and as a small and ethical business they will always be our first choice when seeking high quality personnel.
Kathy Doyle, Caversfield House. Private Estate
Following our job advert in CJS, we received a very high calibre of applicant and have now offered a number of posts.
Lois Fuller, Ecological Land Management Ltd
Using CJS meant we reached a much wider range of individuals then normally. We had enquired from all over the UK and abroad. In the end one of the people we appointed was living 200 miles away and wanted to relocate to our area.
Wendy McCombes, Forward Coupar Angus
Conservation Contracts North West (CCNW) have used the CJS job service for a number of years and always found the service good value professional and reliable as well as attracting the type of candidates we need to recruit in order to successfully meet the needs of our customers
David Mycock, Marketing Manager, Conservation Contracts North West
CJS provides by far the best means to recruit well skilled and knowledgeable countryside professionals, we would not hesitate to recommend this service to others.
Andrew Clarke, The Resilience Centre Ltd
We found CJS very easy to deal with and efficient, and had much better candidates apply from this advert than from elsewhere.
Rachel Garden, Gwynant Ltd
CJS were quick to respond to my request for info and the advert was placed without any faff at all. As a result, we successfully recruited in our intended timescale.
Melanie Ingledew, Findlay Ecology Services
I respect CJS and also see it as the premier site for advertising countryside jobs.
Hugh Firman, Calderdale Council
Good experience advertising with you. Quality of respondees was excellent overall and we weren't flooded with overseas candidates of dubious relevance. Thank you.
Colin Russell, West Wales Biodiversity
Excellent much thanks. I have subscribed to CJS for what must be about 20 years and it has supported me for my whole career in that all my jobs have come through its adverts. Keep up the good work!!
Fiona Shipp, Canal Manager, Hampshire County Council
It was very quick and easy to advertise; all arranged via email, and we had an overwhelming response straight away, and some excellent candidates to choose from. Very good value for money.
Naomi Bremner, Eday Community Association.
Sea.fari adventures only use Countryside-Jobs.com to advertise for wildlife tour guides. It has never failed to attract excellent candidates even mid-season and at short notice. This year once again produced quality applications.
Tony Hill, Sea.fari Adventures.
It was quite by chance that CJS were the first people I contacted when searching for a Permaculture Worker. I had to go no further. Placing the advertisement was very simple and the response was outstanding. All the candidates were remarkably good and decent which leads me to believe that this kind of work brings out the very best of human nature. My thanks to CJS.
We have had a fantastic response to the ad but would now be grateful if you could remove from your site.
We will definitely use you again.
Regards, Phyllis Brown, Brechin Castle Centre
A brilliant, comprehensive and well organised service. We always get our best applicants from the CJS which works brilliantly for both the employer and the employee.
Patrick Vincent, Director, Green Mantle Ltd
I'm writing to thank you on behalf of our charity for your help with our recent recruitment campaign. As you know, we have been using the CJS for well over a decade and I'm delighted to say that we always get a good response from advertising with you. You and your colleagues are always very helpful and efficient - a pleasure to deal with! Advertising with the CJS clearly works, and our charity will definitely continue to do so in the future.
Jonathan Brauner, Trustee, The Wildlife For All Trust
CJS is the perfect service to use to pair the right person to the right role when working outdoors and with nature because of it's specific target audience. It is low cost (free for volunteering positions) and easy to use. I would efficiently recommend CJS to any green organisation.
Maria Gill, St Nicks
When recruiting volunteers for the heritage and wildlife sectors CJS provides an excellent, free option for organisations
Volunteering recruitment, Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust
CJS offer a great service to small charities like ours in helping them get off the ground.
Fran Blockley, The Wilderness Trust
CJS has been a fantastic route for us to promote the Lantra Women and Work programme, they really understand their industry. Working with them has generated a huge response from good quality sources over the previous two years. We always receive a professional service from the team and the advertising rates are competitive. It is a pleasure to recommend CJS and we are confident that you will not be disappointed by using them for your marketing campaigns..
Claire Layton, Angela Kimberly Training
CJS have is an invaluable way for us to advertise and promote the training we offer within the Lowe Maintenance co-operative. Being a group of self employed trainers it is fantastic to be able to show potential candidates that training can be different and doesn't have to follow a traditional route. CJS spreads the word of our training and vast range of courses from one end of the country to the other. It is the first place we advertise all our courses and can't praise them highly enough for their dedication and enthusiasm.
Demelza Hartley, Lowe Maintenance
I would like to take this opportunity to thank you and all your team at CJS for providing such an informative and enjoyable information service. The News section in your weekly service is of particular interest to me and is ideal in its current format.
Will Stewart, Norwich City Council
The Countryside Jobs Service aggregates an impressive range of information on jobs, training opportunities and news relating to countryside management and conservation. With flexible and convenient options for delivery, the CJS is a very valuable addition to our Careers and Employability Service..
Jo Davies, Swansea University
I will be more than happy to add your link to our website, I personally have gained a few jobs, including this one, through subscribing to CJS, I think you provide an excellent service..
Will, Keeper at the Monkey Sanctuary Trust.
I just wanted to thank you, for helping me now find my dream job! Your resource is by far the most comprehensive, accessible and easy-to-use and from a graduate's perspective is definitely an essential tool in the road to finding your perfect career. Thank you so much for helping me find my feet in ecology, and gain current position as an ecologist!
Katherine, now working for PJC Consultancy Limited
I would recommend your service to anyone looking for rural land based job and would use you in the future if necessary.
Superb - you do a great job. I got a job through you years ago, and another now! Thanks so much.
CJS is the 'go to' location whenever a funding crisis, imminent unemployment or general employment dissatisfaction looms.
It's the first stop for jobs in the field and the additional info on news and papers is a really useful summary of hot topics
CJS is easy to use and packed with useful news as well as jobs!
A valuable resource for students at all stages of their time at University and beyond.
Thanks, your ad got me this job :)
I just wanted to thank you for the efficient and quick way you have restored your service (after the website debacle, July 2007). I'm sure you must have been tearing your hair out over the last few days but it has seemed very fuss-free from this end of the computer! If only other things got sorted out so quickly (electricity bills, insurance things). It highlights the professional service you provide - keeping us informed of issues, and providing an alternative jobs page while the problems were sorted out. It just shows good customer service is not dead - it's working in Goathland!
An excellent publication to find jobs, training & volunteer opportunities and VERY important for keeping up to date if out of work!
Essential to helping you understand the wealth of opportunities and training out there in the sector - an invaluable resource.
The main advertiser of countryside sector jobs, been using and relying on it for over 10 years now on and off.
The most useful source of up to date vacancies in, and news about the countryside jobs sector.
The only really useful countryside jobs website.
A great resource for both jobs and voluntary work. Inspires me to try new areas of work that I have never looked at before. Allows me to work in my field and volunteer in another.
CJS is a great place to start looking for jobs, volunteer work or experience in your chosen field as there is a huge range of information and locations to choose from.
CJS is a great resource for searching for outdoor jobs. It is simple to use and always relevant. The training section is very diverse too, and useful!
CJS is a really easy to use brilliant website that can help you find the right job!
CJS is the first place I look when researching job vacancies and the fact that it is updated daily means that it is up to date every working day.
I always look forward to getting my CJS update by email. I sit here dreaming of all the beautiful places to work from the jobs advertised. It's like having a holiday without having to leave your armchair.
I found the site through a college course, and since then I have come back daily to check the vacancies. CJS provides a clear, wide-reaching service, providing many opportunities to see what jobs are available in this environmental sector.
I love receiving my daily news on countryside and environmental issues via CJS because they make it clear and concise, so with only a short amount of reading I feel like I am in knowledge of the up-to-date issues.
I love this website. It is easy to find what your looking for and has helped me keep up the job search.
I've recently changed career and CJS has been a key tool in my personal and professional development. It's the only email I actually look forward to receiving!
I find the daily briefing really useful as it's succinct, perfect for keeping up to date when life is already busy.
The Countryside jobs service keeps me inspired and up to date with the sector. It's indispensable!
A fantastically useful tool for job/training searches and sharing of knowledge, without it I'd be struggling.
A one stop guide to opportunities in the countryside sector and a stepping stone to a meaningful and rewarding career.
A great source for all things jobs, training and volunteering related in the countryside
A tremendously useful job-search aggregator which covers almost all jobs in my interest area.
A unique and invaluable resource for those looking for work in the industry: I've recently changed career and this has been a key tool in my personal and professional development. Each sector needs something like this!
A very useful site for searching for jobs in the countryside/environmental sector, a sector that I believe is not particularly well covered by any other job advertising site.
An all-round one stop shop for the latest environmental and wildlife jobs, training courses and news.
An amazingly useful, unique resource.
an excellent way to find new opportunities within the wildlife and countryside sector and allowed me to find my current position.
Excellent! very often there are jobs advertised that have not been advertised anywhere else online, which makes it highly valuable!
Incredibly useful - inspires and enables me to take my career forward
Just what I need to keep up to date with the types of jobs available as well as vacancies and importantly the news
The best thing I have discovered in a long time! I came to find exciting volunteering opportunities, and discovered so much more!
The best website to consult when looking for employment in the environmental sector in the UK.
The easiest way for me to keep up to date with upcoming jobs in the conservation sector.
The most dependable service that I have recommended to many people looking to start/develop their career in nature conservation
It's laid out in a clear way, and not too flamboyant. Thanks.
A good sound collection of information, keeping abreast of current environmental issues.
CJS are not just a jobs service, they also provide a first class countryside news base.
I have applied for most of my jobs having seen them on CJS. I have also advertised with them and get a very high standard of candidate. News and course information is also invaluable.
I have found that CJS has been a lifeline to me throughout my life and in my countryside management career.
I regularly get prospective emails about countryside vacancies and I direct interested people to the cjs website to find out about more about countryside careers and the skills and experience that are needed
I unreservedly recommend CJS as the best source of jobs in the environment and countryside.
If you are looking to fulfil a career in the countryside workforce, then subscribe to CJS for exciting opportunities.
If you're thinking of a career in conservation or countryside management then link into CJS for opportunities, advice and direction.
I've only just discovered CJS and find the articles and features extremely useful informative and interesting. I've been looking for a site like this for years.
I've subscribed to CJS for many years on behalf of my organization and have submitted loads and loads of volunteer opportunities over the years; I've always found staff really helpful with this and with sorting out gone astray issues etc.
We have used CJS to advertise a number of employment opportunities
and find this helps attract a wide range of well qualified committed
applicants. The service provides a very valuable portal and focus for
identifying job opportunities in the countryside sector.
My first point of contact for jobs and news about working in the landscape
A professional and useful source of in-depth news and documents on countryside and environmental issues, from a wide range of sources.
Invaluable in recruiting to our short term countryside vacancies
My main link and window to the wider countryside sector with regards to news, jobs, what's going off out there.
Thank you to everyone who has sent us adverts, subscribed to CJS Weekly, read CJS online, sent suggests for new sections, it really is you who make CJS what it is. Without you it's just words on screen, you make it become a reality.
Now we've really got something to live up to!