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Reserves Ranger (North) - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

This is a permanent, Full Time role (37.5 hours a week)

The post is based at the Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre, North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8RQ. There will be also be regular travel to various locations throughout the county.

We are looking for a passionate and committed individual to deliver exemplary practical habitat management on our suite of exciting reserves in the northern half of Nottinghamshire, including our flagship Idle Valley Nature Reserve.

Engagement & Volunteering Officer - Adur and Worthing Councils

Logo: Adur & Worthing Councils

Salary: From £13,033 to £14,707 per annum (for 24 hours)

Scale / Band: Grade 3

Hours: 24 hours per week

Place of work: Highdown Gardens, Worthing, West Sussex

An exceptional opportunity has arisen for an Engagement and

Volunteering Officer as part of the National Lottery Heritage Fund

project to proactively implement a defined programme of activities and

volunteering initiatives at Highdown Gardens.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Oronsay

Salary: £21,718.00 - £24,294.00 Per Annum

Are you ready to apply for what will almost certainly be the most personally, physically and professionally challenging post of your career in land management? Perhaps you are an existing assistant warden looking for livestock experience or a stockperson looking for conservation experience? If so, then the position of Assistant Warden on the spectacular and remote island of Oronsay may be for you!

Technician - Conservation, Woodlands and Agriculture - Snowdonia National Park Authority

Logo: Snowdonia National Park Authority

Penrhyndeudraeth

We are looking for a Technician for conservation, woodlands and agriculture to join us on a part-time basis for 15 hours per week.

As a Technician, you will support our Conservation, Woodlands and Agriculture service, providing a high-quality support and administrative service.

Specifically, you will be involved in data collection, processing, financial controls and cartographic work as well as general admin support including filing, photocopying and project support.

Wardens Support Officer - Snowdonia National Park Authority

Logo: Snowdonia National Park Authority

Penrhyndeudraeth

Salary of £22,627 - £24,491 pro rata

As a Wardens Support Officer, you will provide a technical and support service to access and warden-related issues to Snowdonia National Park Authority. Specifically, you will manage the rights of way database and provide support across our organisation regarding rights of way and park access information. You will maintain images and maps relating to rights of way and access and provide general support to the Warden Service.

Estate Manager - The Langholm Initiative

Logo: The Langholm Initiative

An exciting opportunity has a risen to play a major part in one of the most ambitious community regeneration projects in the UK.

The Langholm Initiative, a community development trust based in Dumfries and Galloway in the Scottish Borders is currently in the process of buying over 5,000 acres of land and 6 residential properties from Buccleuch Estates in what is the South of Scotland’s first large scale community purchase.

The Langholm Initiative are now recruiting an Estate Manager to lead the creation and development of the new Tarras Valley Nature Reserve.

Reserve Manager - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Logo: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

WWT Arundel Wetland Centre

37.5 Hours per week 5 days from 7

£26,669 per annum

It’s a really exciting time at the Arundel Wetland Centre, set within the Arun Valley in the South Downs National Park, with ambitious plans to develop the mosaic of wetland habitats in our reserve. We are seeking a hardworking, experienced and enthusiastic individual to manage and enhance the biodiversity of the reserve to deliver a positive future for this amazing site, the staff and volunteers that work there and all of its visitors and supporters.

Head Shepherd - Drummond Estates

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Head shepherd to run and manage the 2,300 ewe in-hand Blackface flock on Drummond Estate, near Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland

The successful candidate will have the practical knowledge, experience and good dogs required to run a large hill sheep flock, along with the drive and enthusiasm to work with the existing management team to continue to improve performance and bring new ideas to develop the hill farming business. Experience with suckler cows will be advantageous.

Seasonal Tree Nursery Assistants x 2 - Moor Trees

Logo: Moor Trees

Part Time. Temporary (March - June 2021)

Location: Moor Trees tree nurseries - Broadley or Dartington, Devon

Salary: £11.50 p.h. Temporary contract 15 hours a week across 3 days (5 hours a day). This role will include working on regular Saturdays. Temporary - March – June 2021

We are currently expanding our operations and growing Moor Trees and our team of staff. We are recruiting two Seasonal Tree Nursery Assistants who will each work within one of our two tree nurseries. Each nursery will be growing over 25,000 native broadleaved trees to enable the delivery of our woodland creation programme.

Assistant Field Ecologist - ECOSA

This role is initially a 7-month contract position beginning in spring 2021 with a view to becoming permanent, subject to review at the end of the contract period.

ECOSA are pleased to be seeking an Assistant Field Ecologist to support our developing business. You will play a key role in assisting our ecology team to deliver pragmatic and cost-effective survey, mitigation and ecological contracting solutions, ensuring our clients’ development and conservation goals are successful in respect of ecology.

Trails and Access Officer - Cotswolds National Landscape

A great opportunity to be part of the Cotswolds National Landscape team, looking after and managing the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in the UK. The role-holder will work closely with the Access and Volunteers Lead to ensure the Cotswolds National Landscape provides high quality walking, cycling and riding experiences for people of all ages and abilities. This will include assisting in the day-to-day management of the 102-mile Cotswold Way National Trail which runs from Bath in the south to Chipping Campden in the north, following the stunning Cotswolds escarpment.

Project Manager - River Stewardship Company

Logo: River Stewardship Company

Salary: £28,000 - £35,000, dependent on experience.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time) / Duration of post: Permanent

Location: River Stewardship Company office (Sheffield); remote working and with travel primarily within Yorkshire.

The Project Manager will join our project management team to develop and manage a portfolio of commercial water catchment management projects and frameworks within the Yorkshire area (and elsewhere, as required). The Project Manager will be responsible to the Chief Executive and have line management responsibilities for a small number of staff from the delivery team, as required.

Seasonal Assistant Rangers - Northamptonshire County Council

Logo: Northamptonshire County Council

Salary: £8.93 per hour (Sundays time and half/ Bank Holidays double time)

Location: Irchester and Sywell Country Parks, Northamptonshire

Contract: Fixed term until 12/9/2021

Working Pattern: 5 days a week / Hours: 37 hours/week;

We are seeking 2 Seasonal Rangers, which will be based at Irchester or Sywell County Park. You will work in the Country Parks team helping visitors to enjoy the Park, ensuring the facilities are clean and tidy and assisting with smooth running of the park.

Generation Wild Project Manager - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Logo: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

WWT Slimbridge

£17,610 per annum

22.5 hours (3 days) per week

Fixed Term Contract for 3 years

Generation Wild is a new project aiming to engage disadvantaged children and their families with nature. It will offer free visits to our wetland centres for children attending schools in disadvantaged areas. We will then work with these children’s families and teachers, upskilling and empowering them to offer further nature-based experiences back in their local community. This will include free family visits to our centres, the development of innovative on-site activities to engage school groups and families, teacher training and an online platform to promote further activity within school grounds, gardens and local greenspaces.

Curlew Project Officer - Forest of Bowland - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Salary: £21,718 - £24,294 Per Annum
Duration: 12 Months

As part of a bigger Northern England project to halt the decline of curlew, you will drive the delivery of management interventions, undertake monitoring of the curlew response and inspire many more people from nearby communities to get involved across the Forest of Bowland landscape. The role is about working with farmers and landowners and our partners to deliver practical management for curlew on land not in Defra schemes in the Forest of Bowland. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and advocate for curlew conservation.

Research Assistant - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

The 2015–2021 Britain and Ireland Seabird Census, ‘Seabirds Count’, is a partnership project led by JNCC. It is repeated approximately every 15 years, covering the whole of Britain and Ireland and all 25 breeding seabird species – an ambitious programme!

Two vacancies have arisen for Research Assistants; one in Orkney, and one in Lewis and Shetland. Both posts will involve surveying a wide range of seabirds at their breeding colonies from land (incl. Early morning and Overnight) and boat, including northern specialties such as black guillemot, skuas and European storm-petrel, along with more widespread species such as fulmar, shag, guillemot, razorbill, kittiwake, gulls and terns.

Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Shetland Office, ZE3
Salary: £23,966 - £26,808 Per Annum

Working in some of the most stunning scenery in the UK, surrounded by special landscapes and sensational wildlife, we are looking for a Warden to carry out our varied and exciting work programme here in Shetland. From monitoring and practically managing for rare breeding red-necked phalaropes and surveying vast swathes of peatland to recording data and bringing reports to life, the role is varied and immersed in some awe-inspiring work.

Ecologist - Ecolocation

Logo: Ecolocation

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: South Central Midlands (home-based)
Hours: Full time/part time/flexible – options available
Position type: Permanent to start 1st March 2021.
Ecolocation are looking to recruit a permanent Ecologist primarily with a specialism in bats, starting as soon as possible. You will be part of a small team and will take the lead on projects, liaising effectively with clients, completing a range of ecological surveys and impact assessments. You will also provide support to junior members of staff and be required to put together fee proposals for new projects.

River Holme Connections – Year in Industry Placement 2021/2022 - River Holme Connections

Logo: River Holme Connections

11 month placement (expected start June or July 2021)

A stipend of £6,000 will be paid in monthly instalments.

Full time, 37.5 hour week, Flexible working hours.

The successful student will be based in the charity`s office in Honley (Huddersfield, West Yorkshire), working alongside the small team of staff, trustees and volunteers. The student will have the opportunity to get involved in all the work of the charity including practical river restoration and conservation work with volunteers (such as tree planting, footpath improvements and wildflower planting), invasive non-native plant control, supporting staff and potentially delivering school education events, scientific studies with the University of Huddersfield, citizen science work (fish population monitoring and riverfly sampling), helping at public events, social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) updates, funding bids, river surveying, geographical information system updates (QGIS) and general admin work.

Learning Officer - Mission: Invertebrate - The Royal Parks

Logo: The Royal Parks

Salary of £27,801 - £31,000 pro rata

The LookOut, Hyde Park (with travel to parks and schools across London)

We’re looking for a Learning Officer to join us on a maternity cover contract until December 2021, working 36 hours per week. As the Learning Officer, you’ll co-ordinate and deliver an exciting and ambitious learning programme to inspire and educate audiences about the wonders of the invertebrate world and their habitats.

Administrator (Volunteers) - Bradgate Park Trust

Location: Newtown Linford, Leicestershire
Bradgate Park Trust is seeking a new member of the team to recruit and support Volunteers.

The role will engage volunteers in new and existing roles including volunteering tasks from support of the shop and Visitor Centre to regular practical conservation tasks. The post will review tasks and work with colleagues to develop and administrate innovative new schemes for volunteers, as well as supporting the wider Team on scheduling and promoting opportunities.

Director - Bradgate Park Trust

Location: Newtown Linford, Leicestershire

Bradgate Park Trust is looking for an exceptional and commercially astute Director to deliver the next stage of the Charity’s ten-year Strategic Plan. Working with the strategic support of a committed, passionate and knowledgeable Board of Trustees, the Director will be the driving force of the Strategic Plan: A Vision for our Centenary 2017 to 2027. The Director will be responsible for leading on opportunities to diversify the Trust’s income and maximise on opportunities to conserve, protect and advocate the Park.

Woodland Manager / Consultant - Oakbank Game & Conservation Ltd

Logo: Oakbank Game & Conservation Ltd

Oakbank Game & Conservation Ltd is looking to recruit a woodland manager / consultant to its expanding consultancy team. Based in East Anglia the successful candidate will join a dynamic team of consultants delivering all aspects of high-quality woodland and tree asset management across East Anglia and the East Midlands.

Oakbank was established in 2005 and is now a very well-respected name in farmland conservation and woodland management, with a large client base of farms and sporting estates across the UK and into Europe.

Conservation Officer (South West Scotland) - Scottish Wildlife Trust

Logo: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Full-time - 35 hours per week / Fixed Term until 31 March 2022

Salary: £23,369 per annum

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels - Developing Community Action (SSRS-DCA) is a project to secure the long-term future of red squirrels in Scotland by building capacity among communities of volunteers and land managers to take on some of the essential protection measures required to protect the red squirrels in key areas. We are currently looking for a conservation officer to implement the project in the South West of Scotland to protect red squirrels in priority landscapes from replacement by grey squirrels and Squirrel Pox disease and support the targeted volunteer community and landowner networks to engage actively in red squirrel protection.

Engagement Officer (Parish NFM) - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Logo: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

37.5 hours a week

£26,669 per annum

This role is home based with a large proportion of time being spent within the Doniford Stream and Monksilver Catchments near Williton, Somerset. Occasional visits to WWT Steart Marshes will be required

This is a fixed term contract until the end of March 2022

Your role will be responsible for working with Parish Councils, community groups and individuals within four Parishes in the Doniford Stream and Monksilver Catchments nr Williton.

Site Manager (Environment Agency Frameworks) - Weston Super Mare - ATM Ltd

Logo: ATM Ltd

£25-30k DOE

Immediate start available

ATM is one of the UK’s leading landscaping, highway maintenance, fencing and vegetation management/maintenance contractors.

We are seeking to recruit an experienced Site Manager who has the aptitude and ability to be part of a strong team and play a key role in our business expansion in South / South West England.

Riverwoods Development Manager - Scottish Wildlife Trust

Logo: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Home working until pandemic restrictions allow working from the Trusts Edinburgh Office

Fixed Term Contract – 12 months will the possibility of extension funding dependant

For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of its vision of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas. We are proud to have the support of over 42,000 members, 1,000 volunteers and 23 local (volunteer led) groups. We manage a network of 116 reserves across Scotland and we are a member of the UK wide Wildlife Trusts movement.

Farming and Rural Enterprise Officer - Northumberland National Park Authority

Logo: Northumberland National Park Authority

37 hours per week

Permanent

£27,741 - £31,346 per annum

Are you passionate about sustainable land management? Can you work with landowners to deliver innovative solutions? We are seeking an experienced and knowledgeable person to join our team of specialists advising farmers and landowners. Travelling throughout Northumberland National Park, you will provide expertise on agri-environment schemes and collaborate with individuals, partner organisations, our specialists and communities to develop sustainable approaches to upland land management.

Tree Nursery Officer x 2 - Moor Trees

Logo: Moor Trees

Full Time. Temporary (until March 2022)

Location: Moor Trees tree nurseries - Broadley or Dartington, and the office, South Brent. Various locations around South Devon. Home working is encouraged when off-site

Salary: £25,012 p.a. 37 hours a week inc 3% pension contribution. Weekend work and some evening work will be essential.

We are currently expanding our operations and growing Moor Trees and our team of staff. We are recruiting two Tree Nursery Officers who will each take responsibility for managing one of our two tree nurseries.

Arboricultural Surveyor - RSK ADAS Ltd

Logo: ADAS

Location: Scotland
Salary: Competitive Salary
We are recruiting a number of additional arboricultural surveyors and expanding our arboricultural team accordingly. The arboricultural surveying may involve carrying out tree health surveys, hazard assessments, visual tree inspections risk assessment surveys and produce associated reports for our clients. Undertaking tree surveys and provide support to the arboricultural team in relation to the requirements of BS5837:2012. Specify tree works in line with the requirements of BS3998:2010

Arboricultural Surveyor - RSK ADAS Ltd

Logo: ADAS

Location: South West England

Salary: Competitive Salary

We are recruiting a number of additional arboricultural surveyors and expanding our arboricultural team accordingly. The initial work will involve surveying for Network Rail in South West England and although this job outline relates to full time employment, we would consider applicants who would prefer to work for us on either a zero hours contract or as a sub-contractor.

Seasonal Ecological Consultants - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Pro rata salary of £18,000 plus a £1,000 performance related bonus on completion of the contract period
Location: Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Leeds, Oxford, Wolverhampton and Wigan
ADAS is part of the RSK Group plc which is one of Europe’s leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies and is ranked number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join. The role will involve carrying out a range of ecological surveys (skills dependent) and assisting senior colleagues with other surveys to develop skill set. Carrying out desk studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis, and report writing. Delivering work as efficiently as possible in order to meet agreed timescales and quality standards.

Arboricultural Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

Logo: ADAS

Location: South East or East of England

Salary: Competitive Salary

Our Arboricultural business comprises a skilled team of chartered and highly qualified arboriculturists and chartered foresters focused on providing services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and rural industries. The team has a vast amount of experience in all aspects of BS5837 tree surveys and planning advice, tree risk surveys and policy advice, utility arboriculture and woodland management. The successful candidate will join a team of Arboricultural professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Ecology, Planning, Landscape and Archaeology.

Ranger - National Trust

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Permanent 22.5 hours a week

£11,957 pa

Kedleston Hall, nr Quarndon, Kedleston, Derbyshire, DE22 5JH

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.

Project Officer - Making Space for Nature - Northumberland National Park Authority

Logo: Northumberland National Park Authority

Project: 3 years fixed term contract

Location: Bardon Mill, Northumberland

Greenlee is a site of significant geographical and historic importance, featuring an abundance of internationally important habitats and wildlife. The Lough is surrounded by open moorland with mat and purple moor grass, peat bog and improved/semi-improved pastures and commons. Whilst this project officer post will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of the Greenlee Project, this will be done in partnership with and supported by the National Trust, Natural England and other key stakeholders. To lead and co-ordinate programmes of work on behalf of Northumberland National Park Authority (NNPA) and wider Partnerships, developing and overseeing the implementation of project delivery plans in close liaison with other officers at NNPA, the National Trust, Natural England, Land Managers and other key stakeholders. To further develop programmes and partnership working and to influence key organisations to deliver work within the National Park in support of the shared Vision of the 2016-2021 National Park Management Plan and beyond.

Administrator - Continuous Cover Forestry Group

The Continuous Cover Forestry Group (CCFG) are looking for a part-time Administrator to support the (voluntary) Management Committee and maintain administrative systems for the Group.
The work is home-based, using his/her own computer and office facilities, but there will also be occasional meetings which the Administrator is required to attend.
Duties include membership management, organising events, email commuications, social media and website management, newsletter production, arranging meetings, managing the accounts and miscellaneous admin duties.

General Manager - Essex Waterways Ltd

Logo: Essex Waterways Ltd

Salary £50,000 + 8% pension contribution + 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) + relocation expenses + flexible working

This is an exciting career opportunity for an experienced and professional manager. We need an inspiring leader with a track record in managing operations who can deliver against ambitious and challenging targets. The role requires a good mix of business, land and people management skills, along with some knowledge of inland waterways and the not-for-profit sector. You will need resourcefulness and initiative, but the post offers considerable freedom and brings the opportunity to make a substantial impact to improve the lives and environment of staff, customers and stakeholders alike.

Rural Estate Manager - T,C,T Stuart

Near Forest Row, East Sussex

Part time (2 days per week)

Salary £35,000 - 39,500 pro rata - by negotiation, depending on experience + pension contribution & holiday allowance

The job will entail managing a diverse rural estate in the Ashdown Forest. The estate includes a historic main house, a handful of let residential properties both on-site and in the surrounding area, traditional agricultural buildings, gardens, grounds, 65 acres of permanent grassland under environmental stewardship, and 240 acres of woodland.

RHS Level 3 and Level 4 Diploma in Horticultural Practice Students - Royal Horticultural Society

Logo: Royal Horticultural Society

Location: RHS Garden Wisley

Salary: £16,731 per annum, two years fixed-term (Level 3 in year one and Level 4 in year two), 37.5 hours per week.

Do you have an existing Level 2 qualification and work experience in horticulture, but want to learn more about horticulture and develop team leader/supervisory skills?
The RHS School of Horticulture (SoH) has been at the forefront of UK horticultural training for over 100 years. Its two-year Diploma course is an academic and work-based programme of study and training that will enable you to learn about the science, art and practice of horticulture in the setting of RHS Garden Wisley. You would work within its departments and with its teams and individuals to enhance and deepen your understanding of horticulture that you gained at Level 2, and develop Level 3/4 knowledge, skills and experiences to prepare you for professional life in the industry

RHS Specialist Horticultural Placements (SHP) - Royal Horticultural Society

Logo: Royal Horticultural Society

Location: RHS Gardens: Bridgewater, Harlow Carr, Rosemoor, Hyde Hall, and Wisley.

Salary: Circa £16,731 per annum, one year (fixed term) 37.5 hours per week

Are you enthusiastic about a specialist area of horticulture, and have an existing Level 2 qualification and three months’ work experience in horticulture?

The RHS School of Horticulture (SoH) has been at the forefront of horticultural training for over 100 years. It’s one year Specialist Horticultural Placement (SHP) programme will enable you to learn about the science, art and practice of horticulture in a specialist field, in the setting of an RHS Garden.

Level 3 Landscape/Horticulture Supervisor Apprenticeship (L3) - Royal Horticultural Society

Logo: Royal Horticultural Society

Salary: Circa £15,154 (those under the age of 25) £16,010 (those above the age of 25) per annum, three years (fixed term) 37.5 hours per week

Do you have at least three months’ worth of work experience in horticulture, and want to learn more about horticulture and develop team leader/supervisory skills?

We are delighted to be able to offer the Level 3 apprenticeship programme at RHS Garden Rosemoor.

This apprenticeship will enable you to learn about the science, art and practice of horticulture in the setting of an RHS Garden. You would work within its departments and with its teams and individuals to enhance and deepen your current understanding of horticulture, and develop Level 3 knowledge, skills and experiences to prepare you for professional life in the industry.

Horticultural Operative Apprenticeships (L2) - Royal Horticultural Society

Logo: Royal Horticultural Society

Salary: Circa £15,154 (those under the age of 25) £16,010 (those above the age of 25) per annum, two years (fixed term) 37.5 hours per week

Are you interested in plants, gardening or horticulture, but new to the industry?

We are delighted to be able to offer horticultural apprenticeships at each of our five RHS Gardens: Hyde Hall, Rosemoor, Bridgewater, Harlow Carr and Wisley.

This apprenticeship will enable you to learn about the science, art and practice of horticulture in the setting of an RHS Garden, and in doing so, work within its departments and with its teams and individuals to gain knowledge, skills, training and experiences in and of horticulture (in terms of study and the work-based context).



Forester - Abbeystead Estate

Logo: Grosvenor Estate

Abbeystead Estate in the Trough of Bowland, Lancashire forms part of the Grosvenor Estate. Its remoteness and rolling hills justify its title as an area of outstanding natural beauty, it also includes a number of Sites of Special Scientific Interest.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Abbeystead Estate as a Forester working as part of a team to manage the Estate’s trees and woodlands. The post holder will report to the Deputy Head of Forestry. The position requires a practical and motivated person with the ability to work effectively in a small team, communicating clearly and effectively.

Chief Executive - Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Logo: Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Location: Brecon, Wales

Salary: £75,858 - £83,440 per annum with starting pay dependent on your qualifications and experience

The Brecon Beacons are a special place – for people and for nature, and we are looking for a special person to lead the Authority and make sure our National Park remains that special place for future generations. Helping us respond to the interconnected challenges of climate change, biodiversity loss and economic disadvantage, our next Chief Executive will need to be a passionate leader who is dynamic and innovative, resilient and self aware, and capable of driving the Authority forward so that it becomes the best that it can be.

HeRe Assistant Public Engagement Rangers x 2 - South Downs National Park Authority

Logo: South Downs NPA

Location: Based at South Downs Centre Midhurst, working from the Bordon area and other locations, including working from home

Salary: £21,020 - £24,278 pro rata (£11,362 to £13,123 per annum)

Hours: 20 hours per week, worked across 3 to 4 days

Type of post: Fixed term for 6 months

The Heathlands Reunited project (HeRe) is a partnership led by the South Downs National Park Authority which seeks to promote bigger, better, joined-up heathland that people know about, care about, and use responsibly and sustainably. As part of the project’s legacy, we are looking to build a small team to continue this work.

FSC Engagement and Training Assistant (Eco-Skills internship) - Field Studies Council

Logo:Field Studies Council

Salary: £18,408 - £19,539 per annum.

Location: Base Negotiable

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Fixed term: 1st March 2021 to 28th February 2022.

Field Studies Council is one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. This is a great opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC).

This exciting role is a 12-month structured career development opportunity to design and deliver biodiversity training courses, including courses for younger people (aged 16-25).

HeRe Public Engagement Ranger - South Downs National Park Authority

Logo: South Downs NPA

Location: Based at South Downs Centre Midhurst, working from the Bordon area and other locations including working from home.

Salary: £24,279 to £27,432

Hours: 37 hours per week, working flexibly over 7 days

Type of post: Fixed term project until March 2022 with possible 2-year extension, subject to funding

The Heathlands Reunited project (HeRe) is a partnership led by the South Downs National Park Authority which seeks to promote bigger, better, joined-up heathland that people know about, care about, and use responsibly and sustainably. As part of the project’s legacy, we are looking to build a small team to continue this work.

People & Wildlife Officer (Wilder St Albans) - Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Logo: Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

£25,431 - £28,905 (SCP 24-28) plus 7% pension

37.5 hours per week - flexible working and job share arrangements may be considered

Two year fixed term contract

A unique opportunity to join Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust to lead Wilder St Albans, a pioneering project that will enable and facilitate individual, community and partnership action for wildlife. Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working for nature’s recovery. We are supported by over 22,000 members and, with a network of volunteers and local partners, we look after the wild places of Hertfordshire and Middlesex.

Lead Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

£29,505 per annum

Permanent / 37.5 hours per week

Ripon, Yorkshire

This is a new role created as part of a significant increase in resources for our work on Land Outdoor & Nature. The role will line manager the Fountains Area Ranger and Assistant Ranger as well as working in a ‘matrix’ with the Brimham Area Ranger, the Skell Project Area Ranger and our Yorkshire Water partnership Ranger. The will be part of the Property Leadership team for the portfolio, ensuring excellent standards of care, conservation and presentation of the World Heritage Site as well as looking beyond our boundaries with our significant partnership working at both properties.

Visitor Experience Team Placement Ranger - Severn Trent Water

Logo:Severn Trent Water

Location: One of Carsington Water, Draycote Water or Staunton Harold Reservoir

Contract: 12-month Undergraduate Placement

This role is an excellent opportunity for any environmental, or countryside management undergraduate, to gain valuable in-depth experience and training at one of Severn Trent’s busy and beautiful Visitor Sites. As the public face of Severn Trent Water, good communication and people skills are always essential. During the placement you will develop first class customer service skills and will look to protect and enhance the company’s brand and image through the quality of service offered. This

Delivery Team Supervisor (Countryside Access) OCC50536 - Oxfordshire County Council

Logo: Oxfordshire County Council

Salary range: £31,346 - £33,782 per annum

Work location: Eynsham near Oxford & countywide

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent

Oxfordshire has for many years delivered a Public Rights of Way maintenance through a specialist inhouse delivery team. Following a recent restructure of the team, we are now looking to develop this resource and recruit a Supervisor to help coordinate work and ensure delivery of the programme of practical maintenance and improvement projects in our busy front-line service delivery team.

Conservation and Access Volunteers - Dartmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Dartmoor National Park Authority

2 x 12-month placements from April 2021

Based at Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA), Bovey Tracey, Devon

This 12-month Conservation and Access Volunteer placement is an exciting opportunity for two graduates to consolidate skills and knowledge in applied conservation and access management. Hosted by DNPA, this is a partnership project with Natural England (East Dartmoor National Nature Reserve) and the Woodland Trust and the successful candidates will work across variety of sites in one of England’s most loved landscapes.

New Forest Apprentice Ranger - New Forest National Park Authority

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Salary: £159 per week for first 12 months, increasing to National Minimum Wage for remaining 4 months

Location: Lymington and the New Forest

Contract Type: Fixed term, full time

Are you passionate about a career working outdoors in conservation? Are you looking for an opportunity to gain recognised qualifications and develop professional skills while earning a salary? We’re looking for two Apprentice Rangers to work across the New Forest National Park.

Senior Research Officer - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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WWT Steart Marshes, with travel to UK field sites

37.5 hours a week

£26,669 per annum

This is a fixed term contract until the end of March 2022

The Conservation Evidence Department is seeking a talented Wetland Scientist to manage WWT’s research across our wetland research projects in north Somerset. The focus will be on the scientific assessment and monitoring of wetland restoration projects. The role will involve working closely with project partners (externally) and project managers (internally) so strong communication skills are essential.

Conservation Officer (South West Scotland) - Scottish Wildlife Trust

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Location: Dumfriesshire (home-working possible)

Full-time: 35 hours per week

Fixed-Term until 31 March 2022

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels - Developing Community Action (SSRS-DCA) is a project to secure the long-term future of red squirrels in Scotland by building capacity among communities of volunteers and land managers to take on some of the essential protection measures required to protect the red squirrels in key areas.

Access Field Officer- North and North West Region - The British Horse Society

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Full Time-35 hours per week (working hours)

Salary: Competitive

Home Based

The British Horse Society is the nation’s largest equine charity with a passion for horses that is backed by knowledge and expertise. The BHS represents and provides a range of services for horse riders, horse owners, enthusiasts and professionals. You will be a member of the Society’s growing Access Department, which works to preserve, protect and extend equestrian access throughout the UK to enable every horse rider and carriage driver to be able to ride/drive from their stable onto a safe network of off road paths.

Nene Valley Projects Officer - Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire

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Full Time: 37.5hrs per week

Fixed Term for 2 years

Location: Northampton

Salary: £23,000 - £23,500 per annum

We are seeking a Project Officer to manage habitat restoration works and support the delivery of nature conservation on our key Nene Valley nature reserves. Reporting to the Nene Wetlands Senior Ranger, the Nene Valley Projects Officer will undertake conservation work and deliver a variety of habitat restoration and creation projects across Summer Leys, Nene Wetlands and Titchmarsh Reserves in order to create destination sites based on their overwintering and breeding bird interest.

Assistant Nene Valley Land Adviser - Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire

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Full Time: 37.5hrs per week

Fixed Term for 1 year

Location: Northampton

Salary: £22,000 per annum

The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire and Cambridgeshire are seeking an Assistant Nene Valley Land Adviser to support the delivery of the Farming for the Future project, with a focus on the Willow Brook and Harper’s Brook catchments through land management advice and habitat and water quality improvement projects.

Green Spaces Officers - Carlisle City Council

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Up to £23,541 per annum

1 x Full Time post (37 hours a week) and 1 x Part Time post (18.5 hours a week)

Come and join Carlisle City Council’s newly formed Healthy City Team, making the environment of Carlisle City and District safer and healthier for people and nature.

Working in the Green Spaces Team within the newly formed Health and Wellbeing service which promotes physical health and mental wellbeing by encouraging physical activity and promoting connection with nature.

Ecologist or Senior Ecologist (Bat-licensed) - CGO Ecology Ltd

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Starting ASAP February/March 2021

Permanent, full-time

Salary £25,000 to £35,000

CGO Ecology is recruiting an Ecologist or Senior Ecologist (level 2/CL18 bat-licensed), to be home-based, potentially anywhere in the country. The successful applicant will be managing projects across Britain, and conducting fieldwork for our diverse client base. They will have extensive survey and mitigation experience, and ideally at least one other survey licence. CGO Ecology has a small team of home-based staff, with a wide network of subcontractors and associates across the country. Our clients are mainly in national and local government, education, infrastructure, minerals, construction, and renewable energy.

Seasonal Field Surveyors and Assistant to Coordinator - Ecology Solutions

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With offices in Worcestershire, Hertfordshire and Manchester, 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 nationwide. These offices are seeking to recruit Seasonal Field Surveyors to be involved in protected species survey and translocation work in various locations across the UK

In our Worcestershire office, we are seeking to recruit an Assistant to our Fieldworker Coordinator. This is a seasonal role, which will start at the beginning of March and end in October. You would assist with duties such as booking accommodation, downloading data, organising equipment for surveys, keeping track of equipment and organising access to sites – this is not an exhaustive list.

Assistant Ranger Apprenticeships, Level 2 Countryside Worker x 8 - National Trust

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Various Locations

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

Ranger - National Trust

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37.5 hours per week

Fixed term until 31/01/22

Harrogate, North Yorkshire

This role will work closely with the Countryside & Woodland Team, within Yorkshire Water’s Land & Property Team, who are responsible for welcoming thousands of Yorkshire Water’s customers to it’s land every year through the management and maintenance of car parks, picnic sites, permissive paths and recreational amenity buildings across the Yorkshire Water estate. Working closely with the Countryside & Woodland Team you will help keep Yorkshire Water’s sites maintained to an excellent standard, repairing and/or replacing assets, keeping sites clean and tidy and liaising with visiting customers.

Cairngorms Rare Plants & Wild Connections Community Scientist (0.6FTE) - Plantlife

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Plantlife Scotland are seeking a community scientist to work with people in the Cairngorms on the Rare Plants and Wild Connections project, a National Lottery Heritage Funded project. You will be part of a small friendly team delivering an exciting programme of community engagement, citizen science and outreach work aimed at empowering local people to conserve some of the National Park’s rarest plants and valuable habitats. The community scientist role is part time (3 days a week, 0.6 FTE) and is a fixed term contract from April 2021 until December 2023 and you will report to the Cairngorms Rare Plants and Wild Connections project manager .You will lead on developing and delivering an engaging programme of events, using a blended approach of digital communication tools and outside activities to work with a wide range of people from young people, local communities, partner organisations, landowners and visitors.

Conservation Officer - North York Moors National Park Authority

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Helmsley, North Yorkshire (with some flexible home working)

Working hours: 37 hours per week

As Conservation Officer, you will support our Ecologist in helping assess the potential ecological impact of planning applications on the National Park, the day-to-day management of Levisham Estate and developing conservation volunteering activities. Working closely with our Ecologist and Graduate Trainee, you will collect ecological and environmental data with the support of volunteers, process statutory planning applications and liaise with land managers on a range of existing conservation agreements.

Rights of Way Officer – Part Time - North York Moors National Park Authority

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Helmsley, North Yorkshire (home and office based)

North York Moors National Park presides over one of the most beautiful parts of the British Isles. The National Park is filled with picturesque towns and villages, peaceful moorland and dales, a dramatic coastline and is worthy of the recently awarded ‘International Dark Sky Reserve’ status. The North York Moors is a unique protected area with a broad diversity of habitats and ecosystems. We’re currently looking for a Rights of Way Officer to join us on a part-time basis, working 15 hours per week.

Seasonal Ranger - Hopetoun House

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Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Fixed Term for 6 Months: 29th March – 26th September 2021

Hopetoun House is one of Scotland’s finest Stately Homes and has been home to the Hope family since 1699. The House and Formal Grounds are managed by the Trustees of The Hopetoun House Preservation Trust, an independent charitable trust formed in 1974 with three main objectives of Conservation, Education and Access.

The successful candidate will work 30 hours over 5 days which will include a high degree of weekend work. Funded by Nature.Scot, the rate of pay will be £8.72 per hour from 29th March rising to £8.91 from 1st April.

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Project Manager (Wetland Habitats) - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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WWT Steart Marshes, with visits throughout the project area

37.5 hours a week

£29,351 per annum

This is a fixed term contract until the end of March 2022

Your role will be responsible for the delivery and successful completion of extensive wetland habitat enhancement work at Steart Marshes and at sites in Bridgwater as advised by WWT’s Bridgwater Blue Heritage Project Team. You will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of all capital works at these sites and by working positively with project managers and stakeholders to ensure that the work not only complies with the conditions of the funding but also all regulations around delivering the work including gaining formal statutory consents.

Invertebrate and Botanical Field Surveyors - 10 positions available - UK Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

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Band 7 - £25,150 per annum

Full time (average of 37 hours per week, flexible to meet fieldwork demands)

Based at field sites around England, training at UKCEH Wallingford, Benson Lane, Crowmarsh Gifford OX10 8BB (or remote training).

Fixed term 03 May - 03 September 2021.

Surveyors will work on a high-profile monitoring project, funded by Natural England and conducted by UKCEH. The purpose of these posts is to undertake monitoring of mobile species, plants and habitats at various locations across England, with associated deployment of field equipment and responsibility for landowner liaison.

Restoring the Swale and Ure Washlands Project Officer - Lower Ure Conservation Trust

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Salary: £28 – £32,000 based on experience

Contract type: Fixed contract finishing 31st March 2022 / Working hours: Full time (37 hours per week).

Location: Home based but the majority of time will be spent at Nosterfield Nature Reserve, Nosterfield Quarry, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2QZ

We are looking for someone who is passionate about engaging people with nature to develop and lead volunteer activities on our regionally important wetland nature reserve. As our Swale and Ure Washlands Project Officer, based at Nosterfield in North Yorkshire, you will work with trustees and ecologists leading volunteers on a range of seasonal practical conservation tasks to manage the site.

Ranger - Crowborough Town Council

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Part Time – 4 days per week

(34 hours per week summer working / 28 hours per week winter working)

£22,627 - £24,932 (SCP 13-18) pro rata

Crowborough Town Council is currently recruiting for an energetic and enthusiastic Ranger to manage and maintain the town council’s nature reserves, amenity areas and natural green spaces for biodiversity and the benefit of residents and visitors to the town. This diverse role includes woodland management, tree surveying, control of invasive species, exploring grant opportunities, and engaging with community groups and schools.

Head Ranger – Stanwick Lakes - Rockingham Forest Trust

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Full time, permanent contract (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: c £28k depending on experience

Location: The Nene Valley, Northamptonshire

This is an exciting opportunity to join a small environmental charity and social enterprise in a leadership role. Based at one of the region’s most popular countryside sites, the job involves organising and coordinating the work of the Ranger Team to help ensure the smooth day-to-day running of Stanwick Lakes.

Forest School Practitioner and Forest School / Outdoor Play Practitioner - Get Out More CIC

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2 x full time posts (37.5hrs per week) to start April 2021

Part time and job share options to cover the hours of both posts will be openly considered

Salary £21,012p/a - pro rata for part time and job share options

Get Out More CIC, is a social enterprise on a mission to help people engage with nature to feel better in mind and body. We are recruiting for experienced forest school and outdoor play workers to help us to deliver successful programmes working with people across the Bradford district. We are looking for experienced practitioners who can lead a varied programme, including forest schools, outdoor play and community engagement activities for children and families.

Environmental Apprentices and Woodland Trainee - Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust

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Passionate about the environment? Start your career as an Environmental Apprentice or Woodland Trainee and get paid to work and train with organisations in the Yorkshire Dales, Cumbria or Nidderdale.

Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust (YDMT) has exciting opportunities for young people with a love of the outdoors and a passion for the environment. We are recruiting for four new Environmental Apprentices and one Woodland Trainee to work with employers in the Yorkshire Dales, south Cumbria and Nidderdale, where you will gain hands-on work experience and training alongside experienced staff.

Water Environment Worker Apprenticeship - The River Stewardship Company

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Salary: Starting salary of £5/hour with a salary progression over the 18mth period

Hours: 42.5 hours/week

Duration of post: 18 months

Location: River Stewardship Company office (Sheffield), with travel primarily across Yorkshire and the North East.

The Water Environment Worker Apprenticeship provides a fantastic opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and experience for employment within the water environment and wider conservation and land management sectors.

Whilst working towards their Level 3 Water Environment Worker Apprenticeship (through Bridgewater and Taunton College), the apprentice will work within the site-based team to help deliver a range of water catchment management projects in Yorkshire (and occasionally beyond).

Delivery tasks on site may include (but are not exclusive to) invasive species control, vegetation management, tree management, debris and waste management, moorland restoration work and the occasional delivery of volunteer days.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

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£12,146 pa

26 hours a week – Permanent

Dungannon

Whether you’re maintaining our green spaces to assisting with guided visitor walks, through to delivering a wide range of engaging visitor experiences, no two days will be the same. You’ll also share and promote the work that we do here, ensuring special places like these are here to be both protected and enjoyed by everyone for ever. This will see you responding to queries and explaining the value of the work being undertaken. After all, your passion and dedication could fire the imagination that makes a visitor become a supporter for the rest of their life.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

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£10,441 pa

22.5 hours a week – Permanent

Newry

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.

Head of Environment and Engagement - South West Lakes Trust

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Location: South West England

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum

Hours: Full Time (40 hours per week)

South West Lakes is recruiting for a Head of Environment and Engagement to lead its team of environmental specialists, engagement specialists and Environment and Engagement Rangers, ensuring we deliver great visitor engagement and high quality environmental improvement for people and wildlife across our sites. The ideal candidate will have experience in related roles, share our passion for nature, the outdoors and understand the variety of benefits they provide for people.

Visitor Experience Manager – Burrator (Game Fishing Lead) - South West Lakes Trust

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Location: Dartmoor (based at Burrator Reservoir, Devon)

Salary: £24,000 - £30,000 per annum

Hours: Full Time (40 hours per week)

South West Lakes is recruiting for a Visitor Experience Manager to take a lead on the game fishing business across our fisheries. Based at Burrator Reservoir with responsibilities across our Dartmoor sites, the ideal candidate will have experience in managing profitable game fishing venues or have a strong background in game fishing, and share our passion for outdoors and understand the variety of benefits it provides for people.

City Nature Recovery Officer - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £22,760 pa

Contract: This is a permanent, full time role (37.5 hours per week)

Location: The post is based at our head offices at Sneinton Market, Nottingham. There will be also be regular travel to various locations throughout the county.

Are you passionate and enthusiastic about conservation? We are looking for someone with experience of conservation to champion the delivery of a vision for a Nature Recovery Network of connected high quality natural spaces across the City of Nottingham, and wider cityscape out to the rural countryside of Nottinghamshire. You will be involved on a range of project work, influencing key developments to secure net gains for wildlife, including local planning, Green Infrastructure Strategies and key policies such as Place Making Policy.

Environmental Project Officer - Steel Valley Project

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£22,123 - £24,263 (pro rata)
22.5 hours per week
Permanent position

We are currently seeking an Environmental Project Officer, working 22.5 hours a week, to deliver our environmental projects and lead a team of dedicated volunteers.

The person we are looking for will be committed to supporting the communities and wildlife in our operational area.

Green Recovery for Morecambe Bays Woodlands: Engagement Officer - Butterfly Conservation

Fixed Term Contract, 2.5 days per week (0.5fte)

Morecambe Bay Limestones, Lancashire and Cumbria

Salary: £24,551- £28,363 pa dependent on experience, plus 8% pension contribution

Butterfly Conservation is the world’s largest organisation dedicated to the conservation of butterflies, moths and our environment. We are seeking an experienced and highly determined Engagement Officer to deliver the engagement programme of the Green Recovery for Morecambe Bay’s Woodlands project to encourage a wide range of possible audiences to learn about, enjoy, and safeguard moths and butterflies.

Public Rights of Way Officer (Highway Asset Management) - Darlington Borough Council

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Salary: £32,234.00 - £34,728.00

Permanent / 37 hours per week

The Highway Asset Management Section is responsible for the maintenance of highways, bridges, street lighting and public rights of way within the Borough. You will be responsible for the day to day management of the Public Rights of Way network which includes the manual routine inspection of the Borough’s network including the recording of asset condition and identifying any defects using tablet devices.

Senior Project Manager - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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WWT Slimbridge, flexible with regular visits to the project area

37.5 hours a week

£36.5K per annum

This is a fixed term contract until the end of March 2022

The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust has been successful under the Green Recovery Challenge Fund in receiving £1.6M to further its ambition under its strategic Waterscapes Programme. The GRCF is aimed to support projects that are ready to deliver and focus on nature restoration, nature-based solutions and connecting people with nature, delivering against the goals of the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan (25YEP), whilst helping to sustain and build capacity in the sector.

Executive Administrator - Macaulay Development Trust

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The Trustees would like to appoint, on a consultancy basis, a part time Executive Administrator to succeed the present one who is retiring. The new Executive Administrator will take up post, after a full handover, in late March or early April 2021 on a date to be agreed.

The Executive Administrator is the principal point of contact for most Trust business. The hours required vary considerably and may be between 25 and 50 hours a month, depending on the workload; the period April to September tends to be quieter than the rest of the year. The remuneration will be agreed in discussion with the successful applicant and is likely to be between £35 - £50 per hour depending on experience.

Seasonal Warden for West Berkshire - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £11.76 per hour (FTE £21406.74 per annum)

Based at: Estovers, Greenham Common, Newbury and covering Greenham and Snelsmore Commons

1 Warden: 26 week fixed term contract (01 March to 29 August 2021)

Working hours: 30 hours per week including early mornings, evenings and weekends

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing 88 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife. The primary purpose of this role is to engage with our visitors at Greenham & Crookham and Snelsmore Commons, informing them about the heathland and its associated wildlife whilst encouraging them to stay on paths and keep their dogs under control during the bird-nesting season.

Development Officer Dog Initiatives - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £26,544 - £29,583 per annum

Work Location: River Hamble Rangers Depot, Southampton

Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Permanent

Bird Aware Solent engages with local communities to raise awareness of overwintering coastal birds within the three Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and aims to reduce disturbance to coastal birds through influencing the behaviour of visitors. We cover the coastline from Hurst Castle (near Lymington) in Hampshire to West Wittering in West Sussex and the Northern coast of the Isle of Wight, delivering an agreed programme of public engagement work at events, in schools and out on the coast.

Fifth Continent Bumblebee Conservation Trainee - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

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Salary £13,632.50 for 9.8 months

This is a full-time, fixed term until 24/12/2021, home based within the project area of South Kent/East Sussex.

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a full time trainee to work with and assist Dr Gammans as part of the National Lottery Heritage Funded, Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme, with particular emphasis on bumblebee and wild flower surveys, habitat creation and management for bumblebees and landowner advice.

Your primary role will be running and undertaking bumblebee and wild flower surveys, creating flower rich habitat, assist in engaging with land owners and managing volunteers.

Environmental Green Finance Manager - NatureScot

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37 hours per week

Temporary to 31 December 2022

Starting salary £39,940 per annum

Location: Any NatureScot location

The post holder will support NatureScot’s EGF Programme Manager with specialist advice and provide EGF advice more widely within NatureScot. They will commission and manage projects, including in partnership with partners. They will work closely with, and influence, partners amongst the EELG family, with eNGOs and with business and the finance sector.

Planning and Communities Officer - West Sussex County Council

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Salary: £25,991 - £28,672 per annum

Working Pattern: Full time (37 hours per week)

Location: County Hall, Chichester

The role of the Planning and Communities Officer – Public Right of Way (PRoW) Team is to work within the planning process to ensure development in West Sussex does not have a negative impact on the PRoW network and to identify enhancements within this process where possible. You will develop and utilise opportunities to work collaboratively with community groups to protect and improve the network. The pressure of development on the PRoW network has been increasing over a number of years and securing investment in the network to mitigate its increased use is a key aspect of the service.

Ecologist - Northumberland County Council

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Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time

Salary: £28,672 - £32,234

Hours per week: 37

Employment Location: County Hall

Experienced Ecologist required to provide specialist advice to planning officers, developers and to the public throughout all stages of the development management and strategic planning process. You will provide advice to Planning Officers and developers, review planning applications and assist with policy development, working with colleagues across the Planning Service to secure the best outcomes for nature in contexts varying from small housing schemes to the working and restoration of large mineral sites.

Seasonal Field Assistant - West Sutherland Fisheries Trust

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West Sutherland Fisheries Trust has a vacancy for a seasonal assistant. This role will cover the wide range of activities that WSFT will undertake during this time. Starting in April, Covid restrictions permitting, the successful candidate will assist with smolt trapping and estuarine sweep netting, together with the delivery of other projects that may arise. From July they will assist with the Trusts electrofishing programme.

Estate Supervisor - Malvern Hills Trust

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(Temporary Full Time Post, 1 Year)

MHT have a vacancy to join our dedicated estate management team.

The post involves a wide range of practical conservation and estate management work, with particular focus on public access and furniture maintenance, tree management, building maintenance, and supervision of staff and contractors. The works are undertaken across 1200 hectares of the Malvern Hills and Commons.

Cinder Track Maintenance Ranger - Scarborough Borough Council

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Salary: £22,183-£24,491 per annum

An exciting opportunity to work in a dynamic Local Authority on the Yorkshire Coast. You will play a key role on the ground in delivering the Council’s Restoration Plan for the Cinder Track, a 36km shared use trail along a disused railway line between the Borough’s two main resorts. The council is recruiting a permanent Ranger to their Parks and Countryside Service to repair, maintain and enhance the Cinder Track to maintain the integrity and accessibility, aligned to the Council’s Restoration Plan.

Service Manager: Countryside - Sheffield City Council

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Salary: Grade 11 (£49,791 - £54,708)

Location: Sheffield

Contract Type: Permanent / Hours Per Week: 37

Sheffield is one of the greenest and wooded cities in the Country with 174 woodland sites in its Urban Forest, over 70 semi natural ancient sites, 2.3 million trees across 2000 Hectares of land. It has been clear throughout the Covid-19 pandemic just how important these and other green spaces are to the people of Sheffield and beyond. The Council is looking to recruit a new Countryside Service Manager. We are looking for a dynamic, forward thinking, and innovative leader to take on this unique and challenging role for the city.

Head of Recreation and Ranger Services - North York Moors National Park Authority

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Helmsley, North Yorkshire

(£37,800 to £40,800 with potential progression to £44,800)

We need a high-quality person to lead our Ranger, Apprentice and related Estate Services and be part of a wider team of around 110 staff and 600 volunteers who are delivering a great service in a wonderful environment.

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.

Head of Strategy and Ranger Service - Lake District National Park

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Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: LDNPA Headquarters, Kendal (initially home working)

Grade B: £56,258 - £62,688 pa

As Head of our newly formed Strategy and Ranger Service., you will be responsible for bringing two services together and leading a cultural shift towards new ways of working.

Our challenges are significant but so are our opportunities: Nature recovery, climate mitigation and adaptation through farming; Climate action – achieving Net Zero; Vibrant communities and a prosperous economy post Covid19; Sustainable transport; A Lake District for Everyone.

Ecologist - Taylor Wildlife

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Taylor Wildlife have a number of vacancies for seasonal short-term Field Assistants and a longer term Ecologist position.

All positions involve carrying out bird, lepidoptera, mammal, peatland work and habitat surveys on sites in the Scottish uplands. Knowledge of different survey methods is useful but not essential, as full training will be given in navigation, health and safety, survey methods, data entry and QGIS. It is far more important that candidates have strong bird identification skills and a good level of physical fitness.

Reserves Team Manager - Herefordshire Wildlife Trust

This is a key role within HWT, being part of the Management Team, driving forward the development of the Trust Reserves across the county, including our key assets at Queenswood Country Park and Bodenham Lake Local Nature Reserve.

We want our Trust Reserves managed to demonstrate best practice in land management, to maximise conservation benefits for the priority county species and habitats, to integrate reserves into larger ecological networks and to support the work of the Living Landscape projects and Nature Recovery Networks.

Part-time Engagement Officer - East Devon AONB

This contract will represent 78 days work spread over the year long contract and will require delivery in a flexible manner requiring some weekend and evening work.

The East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Partnership and the Bat Conservation Trust are seeking a self-employed Engagement Officer to help deliver an exciting Green Recovery Challenge Fund project for Grey Long-eared bats.

The project is based in East Devon, home of 2 grey long-eared maternity roosts and the area is a vital link between roosts in the south of England and those of the South West.

Community Partnerships Intern - Heart of England Forest

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This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to develop a career in community outreach, development and / or partnerships. This varied role provides a platform for someone early in their career to train and gain experience, skills and opportunities through a variety of community engagement activities including volunteering, communications, partnerships and events. This is a unique opportunity to combine your passion and commitment to the natural environment with your interest and aspiration to work in a people-facing role developing meaningful and lasting partnerships that make a positive impact to people and communities.

Assistant Tree Nursery Manager - Heart of England Forest

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Working with the Tree Nursery Manager you will be responsible for planning and designing the nursery from inception to delivery to include designing SEND employment opportunities within a social enterprise, and for managerial functions including hiring and training staff, and liaising with customers.

Learning and Skills Intern - Heart of England Forest

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This training role is ideal for a budding outdoor educator early in their career wishing to develop a wide range of outdoor learning skills, experience and competencies for career progression. In this role you will support our Learning and Skills team to plan, deliver and evaluate our progressive formal and informal learning programmes. You will work with a range of audiences including young people of all ages, families and adults including individuals with special educational needs and disabilities.

Project Officer - Learning through Landscapes

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Leicester

If you are under 25 years old at the start of January 2021, have a commitment to learning outside the classroom. with a broad knowledge and understanding of the English National Curriculum, a knowledge of either pollinators, habitat creation and management, wildlife gardening or citizen science, we would love to hear from you. You must be fluent in the English language, able to write engaging learning resources and have excellent IT skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office particularly Word, Teams, Excel and PowerPoint.

Forestry Intern - Heart of England Forest

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This training role is ideally suited for someone starting or changing to a career in forestry, passionate about landscape scale conservation, and happy working outdoors in all weathers. This is a unique role which will give the successful candidate an opportunity to grow and shape England’s largest new native broadleaf woodland, whilst gaining practical experience on the job.

Mobile Park Ranger – Claybury and Roding Valley Park - Vision RCL

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Salary: £19,680 - £20,889

Type: Full-Time

Location: Claybury Park and Roding Valley Park

We are looking for a Mobile Park Ranger to join the Nature Conservation Ranger Team and be part of the wider Parks Operations Rangers.

Forestry Supervisor (part-time) - Morton Hall Estate

Self-employed

The Morton Hall Estate in north Nottinghamshire contains 75 ha of prize winning mixed woodlands. These are managed commercially to meet multiple objectives including timber production, biodiversity and amenity using a Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) approach. Annual forestry operations are expected to break even or show a small surplus.

The existing supervisor is retiring at the end of March 2021 after several decades of overseeing woodland management at Morton. We are looking to appoint an experienced individual to take over this position on a part-time basis.

Project Manager - Parkland Restoration - Castle Browich Hall & Gardens Trust

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Castle Bromwich Hall and Gardens Trust is a partner to the Love Your River Cole (LYRiC) project; a partnership project to help transform the Cole Valley, enhancing natural spaces and training local people to look after this important natural river corridor.

With funding from the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, the project is led by Tame Valley Wetlands, and includes a range of partners including ourselves. The project overall will involve tree planting, wildflower meadow creation and wetland habitat enhancements, as well as access improvements to paths and trails through several key sites. Castle Bromwich Hall and Gardens Trust is now looking for an experienced and flexible Project Manager to oversee, plan and manage our part of the partnership.

Environmental Engagement Manager - Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO)

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£40,000 + substantial pension and benefits

Westdown Camp, Salisbury - SP3 4RS;

Working as the Environmental Engagement Manager within the Environmental Support and Compliance business area (ES&C), you will be at the forefront of sustainability, natural capital and biodiversity driving delivery and innovation across the estate through engagement with military personnel, their families, volunteers and partner organisations. This new role will be challenging and comes with a diverse portfolio of tasks including the oversight of the MODs Conservation Groups and the MODs Sanctuary Awards and publication

Principal Ecology and Natural Capital Managers - Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO)

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£53,500 + substantial pension and benefits

North – Catterick DL9 3LR;

Central - Whittington, Lichfield WS14 9PY;

South – Westdown Camp, Tilshead SP3 4RS.

The Ecology and Natural Capital Team provides specialist expertise to assist DIO and wider Defence Top Level Budget holders (such as the Royal Navy, Army & Royal Air Force) to create and maintain a sustainable, resource-efficient and resilient Defence Estate in line with Government policy, both in the UK and overseas. To achieve this, the team works closely with estate managers, project teams, the wider MOD, other government departments, overseas authorities, commercial partners, industry and a diverse range of external stakeholders.

Working as a Principal Ecology and Natural Capital Manager within the Environmental Support and Compliance business area (ES&C), the post holder and their team will be at the forefront of sustainability, natural capital and biodiversity driving delivery and innovation across the estate. This new role will be challenging and comes with a diverse portfolio of tasks as MOD baselines its natural capital and sets out its road map to net zero carbon and climate resilience.

Countryside Operative - M Watts Countryside Contracting Ltd

Salary: £20,000 - £23,000 per annum depending on skills and experience.

Full time position.

We're looking for operatives to join our team based in North Somerset delivering woodland and countryside services.

Applicants must be fit, hard working, motivated and with a desire to deliver top quality workmanship within a team environment in a safe and efficient manner. Tasks include agricultural/forestry/equine fencing, small scale forestry operations, woodland establishment and maintenance, vegetation maintenance and public rights of way works.

Ecologists - E3 Ecology Ltd

E3 Ecology is a well-established specialist ecological consultancy with an excellent local reputation for providing professional, high quality work in an efficient and competitive manner as well as developing innovative schemes for habitat creation and biodiversity enhancement.

Senior Ecologist with ambition for management position in the near future. Location: Northumberland, N Yorkshire or Scottish Borders. Package £30-40k.

Ecologist - Location: Northumberland. Package £22-30k.

Graduate Ecologist - 5 year training position with view to rise from graduate to senior ecologist. Location: Northumberland. Package £17-20k.

Parks Operations Manager - Horsham District Council

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£30,451-£32,910 plus essential car user allowance
37 hours per week / Permanent

Horsham District Council has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Parks Operations Manager to work within our Parks and Countryside team. We have recently secured our first Green Flag and are keen to get more for other key sites. A key aspect of the Parks Operations Manager role involves managing the grounds maintenance contract, ensuring specified works are consistently met across 100+ sites, and you will need to demonstrate strong budget management.

Knettishall Heath Assistant Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 per annum

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Location: Knettishall Heath Nature Reserve, Knettishall Heath, Thetford, Suffolk, IP22 2TQ

Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves. This is a new role, funded by the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, as part of our West Suffolk nature triangle project. The GRCF is being delivered by the National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Natural England and the Environment Agency.

Centre Manager - The Magdalen Environmental Trust

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Magdalen is an environmental education and care farming charity set on its own 132-acre organic farm and nature reserve.

We have a new job vacancy, for a Centre Manager. This is a complex full time role, suitable for an experienced, multi-skilled person. The salary is £25,000

Our outgoing Centre Manager has been at Magdalen for 20 years, and has helped manage the organisation through periods of dramatic change and growth.

Activity Leader - Tir Coed

2 year fixed term contract / 17.5 hours per week

£21000 pro rata

Elan Valley, Powys

Tir Coed is a charity that engages people through outdoor learning in order to improve their wellbeing and meet longer-term goals for education, employment or volunteering. We are seeking an enthusiastic and engaging person to provide accredited training, practical learning opportunities, volunteering and wellbeing activities to a wide range of people.

Freelance biodiversity and environmental art tutors - Field Studies Council

These exciting roles will connect you with people wanting to share your passion for biodiversity, especially natural history subjects and related art. We offer competitive pay rates for delivering training courses online and at venues across the UK, plus expenses and contribution to producing learning resources.

You’ll join a lively network of associate tutors delivering training courses with the national charity, the Field Studies Council (FSC); a leader provider of environment education. Every year, FSC delivers hundreds of Eco-Skills courses for adults and young people (age 16+) across the UK.

Assistant Ecologist - Pryor & Rickett Silviculture

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We manage over 30,000 hectares of woodland throughout Great Britain. The properties managed are remarkably diverse, ranging from species rich ancient broadleaved woods to extensive conifer plantations, and from small farm woodlands to whole estates.

After a record year throughout the country, we are seeking an Assistant Ecologist for a 2-year fixed term appointment (with the potential for a permanent contract), based in Brampton Bryan, Nr Knighton, Powys, to cover Wales, Marches and West England to fulfil the expanding need for surveys and reports on our sites in the public, private and third sector.

Trainee Archaeologist Opportunities - MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)

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Northamptonshire and surrounding area

£19,000 per annum, pro rata (rising to £20,000 after mid-point assessment)

Initial 6 month contract starting March 2021

MOLA is one of the UK’s leading archaeology companies, with over 300 employees across multiple offices. We work on some of the largest construction projects in the country where there are historical remains, which we professionally remove and record for the client developing the site. We’ve got an exciting programme of work in 2021 so we are looking for trainees to join us and develop on-the-job skills and knowledge supported by dedicated trainers. You will be part of some of the UK’s largest ever infrastructure projects, working alongside colleagues you’ll use tools to dig different types of archaeology, as well collect soil samples, identify and collect different objects (artefacts) and describe, draw and photograph your work.

Conservation Project Officer - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £13,655.87 for the hours worked, which equates to the full time salary of £22759.78

Contract: This is a permanent role on a part time basis of 3 days per week (0.6FTE).

Location: The post is based at our head offices at Sneinton Market, Nottingham.

Are you passionate and enthusiastic about conservation??? We are looking for someone with experience of biodiversity conservation and who has an interest in our Living Landscape aspirations in Nottinghamshire. This role will lead on a range of project work, including administering and supporting the delivery of externally funded project.