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Countryside Ranger Apprentices x 10 - Natural England

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National

At Natural England, we advise the UK Government on the natural environment. We’re here to make sure people and nature can thrive. From advising farmers on sustainable land management, to gathering and analysing environmental data, and promoting health and wellbeing through the great outdoors, we love what we do. Join us and you’ll be part of an inclusive, motivated and ambitious team, committed to achieving results for our environment, for everyone.

Policy Assistant - Farming, Climate and Land Use - RSPB

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Location: Flexible within Great Britain
Benefits: Pension, Annual Leave, Life Assurance
Duration: 12 Months

This is an exciting opportunity for someone starting out in a career in environmental policy. Suitable for a recent graduate or an individual who can demonstrate relevant experience. This fixed-term role will support work on farming, land use and climate change, working to develop and advocate policy proposals that can drive the transition toward nature positive, carbon-neutral land use.

Finance & Administration Officer (CABB) - RSPB

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Location: Northern Ireland - Flexible working location
Duration: Until 30th Sept 2022

The role of Finance and Admin Officer with the Co-operation Across Borders for Biodiversity project is a great chance to work in a team on a large scale, mulit partner, cross border project. Your role will be to provide financial, administrative, reporting and communications support during the final stages of delivering the CABB project. The majority of your working week will focus on financial matters including claiming RSPB expenditure, auditing partner expenditure and minimising financial risk.

Team Leaders x 20 - Natural England

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Permanent contracts & fixed-term contracts

Opportunities nationwide

At Natural England, we advise the UK Government on the natural environment. We’re here to make sure people and nature can thrive. From advising farmers on sustainable land management, to gathering and analysing environmental data, and promoting health and wellbeing through the great outdoors, we love what we do. Join us and you’ll be part of an inclusive, motivated and ambitious team, committed to achieving results for our environment, for everyone.

Senior Project Officer Colne Valley Park (Habitat and Access) - Groundwork South

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Colne Valley Visitor Centre, Denham Court Drive, Denham Bucks, UB9 5PG

Fixed term to end Sept 2022 With an ambition to extend if funding can be secured.

Are you passionate about caring for the countryside, habitat conservation and helping people to engage with the countryside on their doorstep? Are you organised and able to manage projects to their successful conclusion?

This is a key role in the team for the Colne Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund. It is a 4 year project covering a raft of improvements for people and wildlife. The Colne Valley Regional Park is the first large taste of countryside to the west of London and covers an area of 43 square miles. It comprises a mosaic of farmland, woodland, villages, and water - including over 200 miles of river and canal, and lakes.

Job of the Day: Thursday 21st October
Senior Specialists – Economics - Natural England

Assistant Scheme Manager - Elan Valley Trust

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22.5 hours / to 37.5 hours per week, £28k-£32k pro rata

Do you have strong people management skills combined with experience of working on funded projects within the natural and cultural heritage sectors? Are you passionate about special landscapes and the communities they sustain? Do you have a flair for financial and data management that will ensure efficient project delivery and support the development of future plans?

Parks Project Officer - Haringey Council

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Location: River Park House

Salary: £34,884 - £37,722

Haringey’s Parks & Leisure Service includes a team responsible for the day to day maintenance of parks & green spaces, an events team, a leisure team, a trees and nature conservation team and a development team. We are now recruiting to find a Parks Project Officer who will sit in the Park Development team. The Parks Projects Officer will be responsible for overseeing the day-to-day management of the capital and revenue funded parks projects, in line with agreed programmes, budgets and quality criteria, as well as bidding and securing funding from a range of sources.

Senior Reserves Officer (Great Fen) - Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire Wildlife Trust

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A rare and exciting opportunity to join the small team delivering some of the biggest ideas in the Wildlife Trusts. This job will help shape land restoration and work on climate change solutions on the Great Fen, our largest Living Landscape, through hands on management and supervising significant contract works.

Day to day practical activities will include habitat management such as mowing, weed control and infrastructure management, combined with assisting with sourcing, tenders and supervising contract works, such as soft engineering wetland pools and civil engineering - construction and service supply. The

Pentwyn Development Manager - Radnorshire Wildlife Trust

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This is a full-time fixed-term post (24 months) based at our headquarters, Warwick House, in Llandrindod Wells

Radnorshire Wildlife Trust has purchased 164 acres (64ha) of farmland, Pentwyn with the vision of returning it to nature through habitat creation and extensive management techniques. In our ownership, we will increase the ecological resilience of the land by restoring degraded habitats, creating new habitats, and tackling key pressures on species and habitats. We will give this former livestock farm back to nature and reinstate natural processes via extensive management and create species-rich pastures, native woodlands, new ponds and more. This will create an integrated network, ecologically connected with the wider landscape, building ecological resilience in the face of climate change.

Estate Worker - RSPB

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Location: Geltsdale Reserve

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £17,960 - £19,925 per annum

RSPB Geltsdale is one of RSPB’s largest nature reserves. It comprises over 5000 hectares of blanket bog, heathland, new woodland planting etc supporting species. We're seeking a full-time estate worker to join the team.

What’s the role about: It will be focused on maintenance of Geltsdale’s physical infrastructure/habitats. This will involve regular inspections and on-going repairs. Upkeep of newly planted woodland areas and will include re-planting, weeding etc.

Reserve Warden - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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WWT Caerlaverock

37.5 hours per week – 5 days from 7

£18,745 per annum

Caerlaverock is a stunning nature reserve situated on the north Solway coast. We are looking to recruit a motivated and enthusiastic Reserve Warden to join our team.

The main duties of the post are to assist in the management of the nature reserve at WWT Caerlaverock including the development and management of habitats, reserve infrastructure, and species monitoring in accordance with the approved management plan. In addition, the post holder will play an active role in both onsite and online engagement with our site and core conservation messaging.

Landscape Manager - English Heritage

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As the Landscape Manager you will be providing a complete and comprehensive cyclical and response grounds maintenance service to English Heritage and Local Management Agreement sites. You will ensure works are carried out to the standards required and that security, health and safety is maintained at all times. You will work with Senior Landscape Advisors to prepare landscape management plans for the historic sites in your care so they are presented for the enjoyment of visitors. You will be working collaboratively with the Historic Properties Team who operates the sites to ensure the aims of the charity can be met effectively supporting Estates Department deliver to its core objectives of conserving and caring for the historic properties.

Landscape Adviser - NatureScot

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37 hours

Temporary position (Fixed term 12 months)

Starting salary: £33,370

Location: Flexible (Scotland)

This is a temporary, full-time role within NatureScot’s Supporting Good Development (SGD) Activity. You will provide landscape input to support NatureScot’s role in the Planning System. This is input on development management, development planning, and planning policy.

Principal Research Officer, Wetland Science - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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WWT Slimbridge, with travel to field sites in the Severn Vale area

37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday

£30,055 per annum

Fixed term contract until March 2023

WWT’s Conservation Evidence department comprises a rapidly growing team of scientists, which provides the evidence that underpins the work of WWT. We use a wide range of inter-disciplinary methods, across the social and ecological sciences to deliver high-quality conservation science. We work in collaboration with multiple NGO and academic partners, and a number of PhD students, across the UK and overseas.

Planting for Pollinators Conservation Officers - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

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£18,601 plus 9% Pension Contribution

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is seeking three Conservation Officers to work alongside the Project Manager, Ecologist, Skills and Training Officer and Community Engagement Officer to support the delivery of all aspects of the Planting for Pollinators project and participate fully in the project training opportunities.

Planting for Pollinators is a Cumbria Local Nature Partnership project hosted by Cumbria Wildlife Trust and Cumbria County Council and funded by the Green Recovery Challenge Fund. The project is based at the Trust’s offices in Houghton just outside Carlisle.

Communities & Wildlife Officer x 2 - The Wildlife Trust BCN

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Salary £23270.40 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week,.

Office Location: Nene Valley, Northamptonshire mainly based at Summer Leys Nature Reserve Northants.

We are looking for two Communities & Wildlife Officers to join the Communities & Wildlife Team in the Nene Valley in Northamptonshire to deliver community engagement, environmental education and visitor experiences on one of our key nature reserves, Summer Leys and throughout the Nene Valley.

Landscape Officer - North Norfolk District Council

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Salary: £27,741 to £31,346 per annum plus essential car user allowance

Term: 12-month fixed term post - 37 hours per week with flexible new ways of working

North Norfolk is an attractive rural District with a beautiful, contrasting coastline, varied and protected landscapes and a wealth of biodiversity; all within easy reach of the fine City of Norwich. We are looking for an enthusiastic and forward thinking Landscape Officer to join our multidisciplinary Conservation, Design and Landscape team, which is dedicated to protecting North Norfolk’s distinctive natural and built environments.

Waterway Ranger - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £21,403 - £24,055 per annum
Work Location: The Canal Centre, Surrey
Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Permanent
Crossing the Hampshire and Surrey Borders, the 32-mile Basingstoke Canal is a designated SSSI and highly used recreational resource. With 29 Locks and numerous bridges, structures and embankments, the 200-year-old, tree lined waterway demands constant attention. You will be at the forefront of this joining a small team to manage the boating, conservation, recreation, asset safety, and water levels.

Assistant Waterway Ranger - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £18,933 - £19,941 plus enhancements for Sunday/Bank Holiday working

Work Location: Canal Centre, Farnborough

Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Permanent

We are looking for a well organised self-starter to join our small team on the Basingstoke Canal. This is an opportunity to develop and widen your range of site management and practical skills on a distinctly 'different' countryside and heritage site. Crossing the Hampshire and Surrey Borders, the 32-mile Basingstoke Canal is a designated SSSI and highly used recreational resource.

Waterway Inspector (Ranger) - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £21,403 - £24,055 per annum plus enhancements for standby duty and weekend cover
Work Location: The Canal Centre, Farnborough
Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Permanent
We are looking for a well organised self-starter to join our small team on the Basingstoke Canal. This new role in the team will take the lead on inspection of the Canal's assets, working closely with the Canal Manager and Canal Engineer while also supporting the Waterway Ranger team in practical management of the Canal.

Estates and Facilities Officer (Marleigh) - The Land Trust

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Based in Marleigh, Cambridge

Salary £25,000 to £27,000 plus Benefits

The Land Trust is seeking an Estates and Facilities Officer for a large phased development site at Marleigh in Cambridge, The Estates and Facilities Officer will help deliver an ambitious, community focused, programme of growth and community engagement. The post holder will act as a point of contact for business partners, including Hill / Marshall third party house builders and contractors, and Service Charge customers on Marleigh, raising matters as required and maintaining a high standard of site management and customer relationships.

Community Volunteer Co-ordinator - Huntingdonshire District Council

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Based at Paxton Pits Nature Reserve

Huntingdonshire District Council’s Countryside Team is seeking a people person with a positive outlook who is passionate about volunteers and community involvement to become a Community Volunteer Coordinator on a 2-year fixed-term contract for 19.5 hours per week. Excellent time management, organisational and computer skills are essential as well as an eye for detail to manage volunteer enquiries and applications, carry out interviews and inductions and gather records.

Forester - Norbury Park Estate

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A superb position has arisen for a motivated, hard working, enthusiastic individual. Reporting to the Head Forester, working within a small team to maintain 350 acres of mature woodland and 350 acres of new planting, on a small private, Estate near Stafford.

The Estate is host to innovative management techniques and research projects, as well as supplying timber to the Estate sawmill and firewood business.

Specialist Advisor Terrestrial Habitats - Natural Resources Wales

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Location: Flexible

Grade & Salary: 6, £35,288 rising to £38,597 over four years

Type of contract: Fixed Term appointment until 31 March 2023 / Work pattern: full time

The successful candidate will join a team of terrestrial habitats and species specialists working within the NRM Policy Department.

As Specialist Advisor for Terrestrial Habitats, the post holder will lead on the provision of advice to the Woodlands Programme Team and the Permitting Team on the appropriateness of proposed woodland creation schemes in relation to priority habitats.

Warden - Crook of Baldoon - RSPB

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Location: Crook of Baldoon

Hours: Full Time / Contract: Permanent

Salary: £25,280.00 - £28,045.00 Per Annum

What’s the role about? This post leads in the implementation of the Crook of Baldoon management plan, including habitat management, record keeping, and grazing to ensure the delivery of the site’s objectives and compliance obligations.

Administration Officer - Forestry England

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Based at our Alice Holt Forest, Farnham, Hampshire

We are looking for a committed Administration Officer to join our fantastic team at Alice Holt Forest, a well-established and popular visitor centre that attracts over 450,000 visitors per year.

The Administration Officer role is crucial in ensuring the business and team and able to operate smoothly, being a first point of contract through dealing with enquires via email and social media. This post will administer pivotal processes for areas such as permissions, and volunteering, and well as helping to facilitate the events and bookings for Alice Holt.

Visitor Services Manager - Forestry England

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Based at our Alice Holt Forest, Farnham, Hampshire

We are looking for a Visitor Services Manager to join our fantastic team at Alice Holt Forest, a well-established and popular visitor centre that attracts over 450,000 visitors per year.

You will have a pivotal role, responsible for providing direction, leadership, creating the best customer experience for our visitors. You will seek ways to develop our visitor offer and improve customer experience, to attract new visitors and encourage off peak visits.

Cannock Chase SAC Project Officer - Stafford Borough Council

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Grade H (SCP 24 – 28) £28,672 – £32,234

37 hours per week, fixed term contract until 11 June 2024

Are you passionate about conservation and public engagement? Do you want to work in one of the most beautiful parts of the country? Cannock Chase in Staffordshire is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), with the majority of its 1,281 ha Site of Special Scientific Interest being a Special Area of Conservation (SAC), and is designated principally for its heathland habitats.

Senior Specialists – Economics - Natural England

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SEO: £32,438

Flexible working available

Various locations

Our nationwide Economics team aims to ensure the full value of the natural environment is represented in decision-making, improving the environmental economics evidence base and the way it is applied and used. We work across the organisation in a wide variety of areas and sub-specialisms such as health and wellbeing, economic development, spatial planning and protected areas. We’re currently trying to increase our impact in green finance and marine economics, and would particularly welcome applications from environmental economists with experience as these areas.

Wetland Engagement Officer (Severn Vale) - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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37.5 Hours per week – Monday to Friday with occasional evening and weekend work

£27,309 per annum

The position is based at WWT Slimbridge, with travel throughout the project area

This is a fixed term contract from February 2022 until the end of March 2023.

Your role will be responsible for the coordination and delivery of a programme of engagement activities, aimed at farmers, land managers and local communities in the Severn & Avon Vales landscape. You will work closely with specialists within the Project team, drawing together knowledge and expertise on lowland curlew recovery, pond and meadow restoration, wetland science and agricultural economics to provide advice and guidance on regenerative floodplain farming. In addition, you will seek to engage local people with wetland conservation, using your creativity to inspire and inform. Activities you will take a lead on include a plug planting initiative and a community art project.

Research Assistant - RSPB

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Location: Snettisham
Salary: £18,100 - £20,080 per annum
Duration: Until March 2022
Job Type: Full Time
Twite are finches that live in remote upland and coastal areas, mainly in Scotland but with numbers in North Wales, Northern Ireland, and England. The whole UK population has undergone declines, but in England with a 72% decline between 1999 and 2013. A recent survey in 2021 has revealed only 12 breeding pairs remain in the Pennines. This local population is at risk of local extinction in the next 5 years. The English Twite Recovery Project was set up in 2008 with aim of stopping decline. We're looking for a Research Assistant to sample seed availability along the Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and Norfolk Coasts to determine whether a shortage of food is a limiting factor in driving current declines.

Assistant Warden - Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory Trust

£12,792 to £17,345 per annum and accommodation is available for the successful candidate at the Observatory Field Centre.
This is a one year fixed term post with the possibility of renewal thereafter.

Sandwich Bay Bird Observatory Trust is a large and flourishing organisation with member interests which extend beyond birds to butterfies, moths, dragonflies, flora and all other aspects of the wildlfife of this richly biodiverse locality on the East Kent coast. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic person who wishes to make a start in the area of wildlife recording and conservation, or to extend their existing experience in this area.

Ecology Officer - North Somerset Council

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Starting salary £28,672 p.a. to £35,745 p.a. depending on experience

Based in Castlewood, Clevedon

37 hours per week (permanent)

It’s a great time to be an Ecologist at North Somerset Council. You will be joining a newly restructured Natural Environment team helping to deliver actions from our new green infrastructure strategy. You will have opportunities to lead on advice for the emerging Local Plan, help introduce and deliver biodiversity net gain, engage with colleagues at across the West of England and be part of a wide-ranging project to better understand our greater horseshoe bats.

Life Skills Tutor - Canterbury Oast Trust

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Annual Salary (pro-rata): £16,380 p.a.

35 hours per week (Mon - Fri)

Canterbury Oast Trust provides quality development opportunities for adults with learning disabilities in a variety of vocational subjects and settings across Kent and East Sussex. The Trust operates various Life Skills Projects where they can develop their skills in a supportive real life setting. Are you a motivated person with a passion for delivery learning and working on a farm? We are looking for a permanent, part-time Life Skills Tutor (non accredited) to join our team working within our Farm Life Skills Service. Working with the Life Skills Coordinator, you will support the development of planned learning and training for service users. You will help them to achieve their learning requirements and/or aspirations.

Assistant Farm and Attraction Manager - Canterbury Oast Trust

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Annual salary £20,475 p.a.

37.5 hours per week (working alternate weekends with 2 days off before or after your working weekend)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Assistant Farm and Attraction Manager to join our friendly and welcoming team working on the farm at The Rare Breeds Centre. You will assist the Farm and Attraction Manager in managing the Trust's farming and attraction activities ensuring the smooth running of the Rare Breeds Centre, as a farm, visitor attraction and life skills provider. As Assistant Farm and Attraction Manager you will be responsible for the daily supervision and leadership of staff, volunteers and work placements on the farm. You will also deputise for the Farm and Attraction Manager in their absence.

Forest Craftsperson – Bowland - Forestry England

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£22,248 - £22,646

We are looking for someone with a full range of practical forestry and countryside skills to help maintain and enhance the Public Forest Estate within the Bowland Beat. You will support the delivery of a high quality experience for visitors and help maintain productive links with neighbours, local communities, external partners, contractors and volunteers.

Senior Adviser - Natural England

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Salary: £32,438
Location: National

As a Senior Adviser for Natural England, you’ll play a leading role in our sustainable development and nature recovery projects. You’ll also be at the forefront of our organisational development, shaping our strategies for green recovery and creating nature-rich places to live and work. On top of your strategic input, you’ll collaborate with partners and other Natural England teams across a variety of areas including green infrastructure, biodiversity net gain, local planning, protected site solutions and district level licensing.

Lead Adviser - Natural England

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Salary: £26,224

Location: National

As a Sustainable Development Lead Adviser for Natural England, you’ll join one of our 12 Area Teams to advise on Local Development Plans, infrastructure and housing projects, developing new approaches to manage pressures like recreational disturbance and water pollution. By engaging early with major developments, we have the opportunity to avoid negative impacts to the natural environment, provide appropriate mitigation and secure large scale environmental outcomes to benefit nature and people’s connectivity with nature.

Grazing Assistant - Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

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Based at New Park Farm, Woodhall Spa Airfield Nature Reserve, near Woodhall Spa

Fixed term contract to 31 August 2022

Circa £18,000 pa

Are you looking for a rewarding opportunity within livestock management, working with traditional breeds at our new farming facility? Do you want to be involved in the exciting development of a nature reserve that includes extensive grazing across heathland and grassland habitats? A new opportunity has arisen for a person to be based on our 400-hectare nature reserve complex around the historic Woodhall Spa airfield.

Forest Craftsperson – Kielder North - Forestry England

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£22,248 - £22,646

This post is an exciting opportunity to join the Kielder North Beat team, part of North Forest District. You will play a key role in the hands-on delivery of practical land management and recreational work for Forestry England.

Head Ranger - Culzean Castle - National Trust for Scotland

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Hours: Full Time, Permanent

Location: Culzean Castle & Country Park, Maybole, Ayrshire

Salary range: £27,144

You will be responsible for the operational delivery of the countryside experience at Culzean Castle & Country Park. Managing and delivering performance standards/targets to ensure the enjoyment of the property by all visitors and key conservation, commercial and development objectives are achieved.

Nene Valley Projects Officer - The Wildlife Trust BCN

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Full Time: 37.5hrs per week

Fixed term for 2 years (from January 2022)

Location: Northampton

Salary: £24,000 per annum

The Wildlife Trust BCN is looking for an enthusiastic Project Officer to manage habitat restoration works and support the delivery of nature conservation on our key Nene Valley nature reserves. The Nene Valley Projects Officer (NVPO) supports the delivery of nature conservation on our key Nene Valley nature reserves.

Nene Wetlands Senior Ranger - The Wildlife Trust BCN

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Full Time: 37.5hrs per week

Permanent

Location: Nene Wetlands, Northamptonshire

Salary: £26,000 – £28,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

The Wildlife Trust BCN is looking for an enthusiastic Senior Ranger to oversee the management of the of the Nene Wetlands Nature Reserve; coordinating and delivering practical work, volunteer tasks, monitoring, management planning and liaising with visitors and the local community. The Senior Ranger will report to the Conservation Operations Manager (Northants) and will have responsibility for the day-to-day running of the Nene Wetlands nature reserve.

Ranger - National Trust

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Chirk Castle, Chirk LL14 5AF

Salary £20721 - Permanent Contract - 37.5 hours a week

We are looking for a Ranger to join our team at Chirk Castle to help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property, and machinery.

Your passion will inspire others 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.

Assistant Ranger (Christmas Tree Sales) - National Trust

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Ormesby Hall

Salary £ 18298 - Fixed Term Contract - 30 hours a week

We're looking for an Assistant Ranger to lead the day-to-day operation of Ormesby Hall’s established and successful Christmas Tree Sales operation. If you think you'd be interested in this role, please read on.

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll lead the day-to-day operation of Ormesby Hall’s established and successful Christmas Tree Sales operation.

Assistant Farm Conservation Adviser - CJH Agri-Environment Consultants Ltd

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Assistant Farm Conservation Adviser opportunity with C J H Agri-environment Consultants Ltd, a partner of FWAG South East.
Initially the successful candidate will be employed on a 1-year contract, with the potential for extension and progression to permanent full adviser after 2 years.

Conservation Lead - Escrick Park Estate

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Escrick Park Estate is a 7,000 acre lowland estate located to the south of York. It already has a strong reputation for its conservation focus including its management of Skipwith Common NNR, its participation in multiple Agri-Environment Schemes, its links to The Woodmeadow Trust and its involvement in the ongoing BNG Pilot amongst many other activities. The Estate is however aspiring to go much further, becoming a leader in conservation and farming enterprises.

We are seeking to employ a new Conservation Leader as we undertake a reshaping of our land use policy. This is an opportunity to join a progressive landowner, spend time in the field, and help chart, develop and implement bold new projects potentially including large scale wetland creation, woodland planting, unimproved grassland enhancement and creation, parkland restoration and regenerative farming practices.

Woodland Management Project Officer x 2 - Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales)

Two exciting opportunities have arisen to join Coed Lleol-Small Woods (and partners) to support groups to take a more active role: Woodland Management Project Officer - North Wales; Woodland Management Project Officer - South Wales

Countryside and Estates Management Worker - McEwan Contractors

Job Type: Full-time – 7.30am to 4pm.

Salary: From £18-£21k depending on experience

Based within a 15-mile radius of Northwich (CW9).

McEwan Contractors is a small Northwich-based business specialising in woodland and countryside management. We are currently recruiting for a local multi-skilled person to work on a range of local authority, commercial and conservation contracts in the mid Cheshire area. This job requires someone experienced in woodland or estates maintenance work, who can carry out tasks such as tree felling, installation of fencing and gates, strimming, hedge and tree planting.

Post-Doctoral Research Associate - Floodplain Meadows Partnership - The Open University

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Unit: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

Salary: AC2 (£34,304 - £40,927 pro rata)

Location: Based in Milton Keynes and on-site fieldwork in Gloucestershire.

Fixed Term: Jan 2022-March 2023 Part Time: 0.5 FTE

We are looking for a Research Associate to work within the Floodplain Meadows Partnership (FMP) team. The post is fixed term and part time. The Partnership is a long-term research and outreach project investigating the ecohydrology, management, restoration and natural capital of floodplain meadows.

Forest Worker - Carsphairn Community Woodland Ltd.

Permanent full time position. Competitive salary. Full driving licence essential.

Hours: 37.5 weekly

Salary: £22,000 pa. Pension contribution in line with current legislation.

Carsphairn Community Woodland are recruiting!

We require a motivated and skilled forest worker to undertake an interesting range of jobs including wood production for the Community woodfuel enterprise, general maintenance in the forest, assisting in running rural training and carrying out external forest and rural work.

Ranger - National Trust

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Slindon Estate, West Sussex

Salary £20721 - 12-month fixed term contract - 37.5 hours a week

We are looking for a Ranger to join our team at Slindon Estate, to help protect and care for habitats, wildlife, property, and machinery. You’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful, and your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.

Ecologist - Envirotech NW Ltd

Envirotech NW Ltd currently has an exciting opportunity for an Ecologist. You will be based in South Cumbria between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park.

You will be involved in a varied portfolio of ecology work covering a range of habitats and Protected Species Surveys including bats, badgers, otters, amphibians, barn owl and White-clawed Crayfish. 

Community Forest Manager - Carsphairn Community Woodland Ltd.

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Hours: 37.5 weekly

Salary: £31,000 pa. Pension contribution in line with current legislation.

Contract Length: 5 years, subject to funding

Carsphairn Community Woodland are recruiting!

The successful candidate will join the project at its exciting outset, overseeing setting up of the forestry infrastructure and woodfuel enterprise, alongside development of community-based recreation and a rural skills training centre.

Chief Executive - River Thame Conservation Trust

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Salary £49, 000 to 59,000 per annum subject to skills and experience

Bury Knowle Park, Headington, Oxford

Are you an experienced manager with a passion for nature conservation and the skills and knowledge to lead this innovative River Trust as it grows and develops? Are you an all-rounder who can happily switch from producing budget and management account spreadsheets to giving an engaging presentation to a community group in the same day?

Conservation Scientist - RSPB

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Full-Time
Northern Ireland or Flexible within UK
£27,574.00 - £30,590.00
Until the end of March 2022.

The RSPB is looking for a scientist with excellent communication skills to join our team to conduct social science research which will play a role in informing future environmental land management in Northern Ireland.

We are looking for a scientist experienced in collecting social science data on farming practices.

Senior Office Administrator - RSPB

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Location: Flexible within South-East England

Salary: £18,250.00 - £20,246.00 Pro Rata

Do you want to play a part in delivering our critical mission to save nature? The RSPB is the UK's largest nature conservation charity, inspiring everyone to give nature a home. Together with our partners, we protect threatened birds and wildlife so that our towns, coast and countryside will once again teem with life.

Seasonal Woodland Restoration Worker - Natural England

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LIFE in the Ravines (winter season 2021/2022)
Staff Framework level – Civil Service Support Advisor Grade AO (£19,007 pa pro rata)

Natural England are seeking highly motivated individuals with a real passion for nature conservation to help support a 5-year LIFE in the Ravines project, working across nearly 900 hectares of internationally important woodland sites within the Peak District.

Community Officer - Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere

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Permanent – Full time

Located in St John’s Town of Dalry, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 3UX (to be confirmed)

In July 2012 Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere was recognised internationally as a world class environment for people and nature. It was the first UNESCO Biosphere in Scotland and is part of a family of over 700 Biospheres around the world.

Land Use Advice Officer - Galloway and Southern Ayrshire Biosphere

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Permanent – full time

Located in St John’s Town of Dalry, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 3UX (to be confirmed)

In July 2012 Galloway and Southern Ayrshire UNESCO Biosphere was recognised internationally as a world class environment for people and nature. It was the first UNESCO Biosphere in Scotland and is part of a family of over 700 Biospheres around the world.

Senior Administrator - RSPB

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Part-Time, Kent & Essex Area
Location: Flexible within South-East England
Do you have excellent organisational skills, an eye for detail and a passion for the natural world? Are you looking for a role where you can use your well-honed administrative skills to help save nature? If your answer to these questions is ‘Yes!’ then the role of Senior Administrator with the RSPB’s Kent & Essex team could be for you.

Countryside Management Tutor and Coordinator - Sustainable Land Trust

We are looking for an experienced countryside management professional to coordinate our See Learn Transform programme and deliver our City and Guilds courses, working with vulnerable young people and adults. Working on the Burrough Court Estate in Melton Mowbray, you will also use your skills to develop environmental and nature based projects working with the Estate team, and embed these into stimulating work experience or educational sessions.

Visitor Experience Officer - RSPB

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Location: Exe Estuary
Benefits: Pension, 26 days Annual Leave , Life Assurance
Hours: Permanent, Part-Time at 22.5 hours per week
We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated person to join our team as our Visitor Experience Officer.
The five RSPB nature reserves are wetlands for their wintering waders and wildfowl. Main habitats are grasslands and habitats and species that inhabit them.

Conservation Delivery Officer (Wilder River Churnet) - Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

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To deliver the Wilder River Churnet project

You will work across multiple sites across the Staffordshire Moorlands, some remote working is included and the option to use one of our office bases across Staffordshire.

We are currently looking for an experienced Conservation Delivery Officer to join our organisation, delivering an exciting new project in the Staffordshire Moorlands.

Wilder Communities Officer - Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

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To deliver the Wilder Stoke: Wilder Newcastle project

You will work across multiple sites across Stoke on Trent & Newcastle under Lyme, some remote working is included and the option to use one of our office bases across Staffordshire.

Fixed Term until 31st March 2023: 35 Hours per week

We are currently looking for an innovative and experienced Wilder Communities Officer to join our organisation, delivering an exciting new project across the City of Stoke on Trent. The Wilder Stoke: Wilder Newcastle project is funded by the Government's Green Recovery Challenge Fund. The fund was developed by Defra and its Arm's-Length Bodies. It is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Natural England, the Environment Agency and Forestry Commission.

Conservation Delivery Officer - Staffordshire Wildlife Trust

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To deliver the Wilder Stoke: Wilder Newcastle project

You will work across multiple sites across Stoke on Trent & Newcastle under Lyme, some remote working is included and the option to use one of our office bases across Staffordshire.

Fixed Term until 31st March 2023: 35 Hours per week

We are currently looking for an innovative and experienced Conservation Delivery Officer to join our organisation, delivering an exciting new project across the City of Stoke on Trent. The Wilder Stoke: Wilder Newcastle project is funded by the Government's Green Recovery Challenge Fund. The fund was developed by Defra and its Arm's-Length Bodies. It is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Natural England, the Environment Agency and Forestry Commission.

Grey Squirrel Officer- East Angus - Scottish Wildlife Trust

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Full-time (35-hour week), until 31st March 2022 (possibility of extension, subject to funding)

£18,306 p.a. pro-rata

Location: Home based, East Angus area (i.e. Brechin/Montrose area)

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.

Integrated Workforce Team member - Natural Resources Wales

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Location: Llanrwst

Type of contract: Fixed Term appointment until 31 March 2022
Work pattern: full time
You will be part of the Integrated Workforce North West Wales who have a responsibility for the direct delivery of work on flood defence assets , in National Nature Reserves and in the Welsh Government Woodland Estate. 
You will provide a maintenance service and deliver a capital work programme for NRW assets which will include Flood risk assets and NRW managed Land.

Biodiversity Officer - Snowdonia National Park Authority

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(Fixed Term Contract to end of December 2022)

Penrhyndeudraeth, Gwynedd

Snowdonia National Park Authority protects the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Snowdonia National Park. Support an exciting project that aims to save Welsh native species and endangered habitats.
As a Biodiversity Officer, you will play a key role in the conservation efforts and enhancement of the natural beauty of Snowdonia, its wildlife and cultural heritage.

Snowdonia National Park Authority - Member - Welsh Government

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Remuneration: £4,053 per annum covering time spent in role, plus reasonable travel expenses

Time commitment: minimum of 44 days per annum

Location: Plas Tan y Bwlch, Maentwrog, Gwynedd, or virtually via Zoom
Can you help safeguard and nurture one of Wales’ most cherished landscapes? Can you contribute to conserving our precious landscape and nature, promoting opportunities for enjoyment for all, and helping to sustain the social and economic life of its communities? Can you help a wider range of people enjoy all the Park has to offer? Are you interested in helping shape the future of Snowdonia and help the Authority run effectively? We are looking for passionate and talented individuals to help provide effective leadership for Snowdonia National Park Authority.

Forestry Operative – Grounds Person – Level 2 - East Riding of Yorkshire Council

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Salary: £20616 including contractual overtime rate

Contract: Permanent

The post is based at our depot in Willerby and will involve travelling to all areas within the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Hours: 37 per week + 2 hours contractual overtime.

The Forestry Team seeks an individual with the appropriate skills and experience to carry out all aspects of tree maintenance works.

Community Officer - Green Spaces - Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

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37 hours, Permanent

Location: The Beresford Centre, Basingstoke

£30,451 - £33,782 per annum

The Parks & Street Scene team is looking for someone that is energetic and community-focused to support the council’s vision for protecting and enhancing the natural environment. The role is to support the development of green spaces by building and maintaining strong working relationships with community groups, local residents, and voluntary and statutory agencies to encourage community involvement and engagement in green spaces owned by the borough council.

Natural Environment Officer - Cheshire West and Chester Council

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Location: Chester

Salary: £24,491 - £34,728 per annum

Hours per week: 37

Employment Type: Permanent

We are seeking a qualified ecologist, with experience of providing advice on planning applications, developing environmental policy, and supporting other services to deliver their projects with nature in mind. You join us at an exciting time as our biodiversity works expands, responding to the Council's Climate Emergency Action Plan and putting nature at the heart of delivering the Council's priorities.

Environmental Initiatives Officer, Community Greenspace - Perth & Kinross Council

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Location: Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD

Salary: £26,372 - £29,225 per year

Contract Type: Permanent

Position Type: Full time, 36 hpw

A permanent post has become available, with the opportunity to join Community Greenspace based in the picturesque area of Perth and Kinross. The team is responsible for all local authority parks, woodlands, green open spaces and cemeteries within this large geographical area. The Communities section has an essential role working in partnership with our communities developing environmental initiatives such as award winning bloom groups, paths groups, Friends of Parks groups and this role will be specifically to develop and deliver our emerging Friends of Cemeteries programme working closely with our communities and our Bereavement Services team and on occasion to support community gardens with practical advice.

Conservation Strategy Internship - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary £21,000 per annum

Contract: 1 year fixed term contract

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week) or part-time negotiable

Based: The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford (flexibility available)

The Conservation Strategy Intern will join the Conservation Strategy Directorate teams supporting nature’s recovery across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, and Oxfordshire. Our directorate’s programme spans Policy, Planning and Advocacy, and Wider Countryside Conservation, and Habitat Banking. You will support the delivery of projects and initiatives, such as our biodiversity net gain work, local planning and development work, and will help to develop new wider countryside conservation projects.

Conservation Project Officer - The Conservation Volunteers

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Based in Hastings

28 hours per week, to include weekend and evening work.

Salary: £17,500 per annum FTE (£14,000 - pro-rata)

Based at the TCV office in Hastings, but working throughout East Sussex and occasionally beyond, this exciting role supports TCV in enabling people and communities to improve their health, prospects and outdoor places. We have an outstanding track record of delivering conservation, community and health projects across Sussex and we want to build on this whilst continuing to meet the needs of our diverse communities, existing and potential partners and becoming a beacon of best practice for us nationally.

Community Wildlife Outreach Officer - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

The role is for 14 hours per week and the contract is for a 24 month period.

The salary starts at £22,500 (pro rata) per annum.

We are looking to appoint a confident, innovative and enthusiastic person to join our Wild City team, as a Community Wildlife Outreach Officer. You will engage with landowners and their representatives and public bodies associated with the Newcastle Great Park development as well as provide high quality wildlife and environmental education and engagement activities for the local communities.

Community Engagement Officer - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

The role is for 21 hours per week and the contract is for a 24 month period.

The salary starts at £22,500 (pro rata) per annum.

We are looking to appoint a confident, innovative and enthusiastic person to join our Wild City team, as a Community Engagement Officer. You will provide high quality wildlife and environmental education and engagement activities and opportunities for local communities within the urban areas of Newcastle upon Tyne, North Tyneside and South East Northumberland.

Project Manager - Future Woodlands Scotland

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2-year self-employed contract ending November 2023
3 days/week at £225/day (incl. VAT)

Future Woodlands Scotland is a Scottish Charity working to create and conserve native woodlands in Scotland. We are seeking an energetic and experienced Project Manager to support the delivery of the new Future Woodlands Fund (FWF) - a 3 year pilot programme of financial incentives to support creation and conservation of native woodlands. We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic, experienced and flexible self-employed person to join our small and friendly team to help take the project through to completion.

Community Biodiversity Officer - Three Rivers District Council

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Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire, WD3

Salary: £28,639 - £30,475 per annum

The Community Services Department is responsible for managing the tree stock within the district; responding to planning applications and providing advice; developing and overseeing Management Plans (Greenspace Action Plans) for key parks and open spaces; and supporting the Council in achieving key objectives linked to the Tree Strategy and the Climate Change & Sustainability Strategy. This is an exciting new role, offering the successful candidate the opportunity to shape community engagement in biodiversity activities across the district. They will be responsible for a range of activities including planning and delivering a community engagement programme.

Project Officer for EU LIFE R4Ever Kent Project - South Cumbria Rivers Trust

Location: South Cumbria

Salary: £25 - 28k p.a. depending on experience, plus pension and life assurance.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity to join South Cumbria Rivers Trust to work within the iconic landscapes of the southern Lake District UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Trust was formed in 2006 to protect, conserve, monitor and restore the natural heritage of lakes, tarns, rivers, becks and estuaries in South Cumbria.

Deputy Lead Groundsperson - Bridgwater & Taunton College

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Salary: £17,752 - £18,637 per annum

Location: Cannington Campus, TA5 2LS

To allocate, supervise and oversee the work of the Grounds Team at the College campuses as agreed with the Lead Groundsperson. To work within the Grounds Team undertaking general maintenance and development of the College Grounds at the College campuses as agreed with the Lead Groundsperson.

Recreation Officer - Natural Resources Wales

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Location: Resolven / Llandovery

Grade & Salary: 5, £30,873 rising to £34,218 over four years

Type of contract: Fixed Term appointment until 31 March 2023 / Work pattern: full time

The land management team helps ensure the land we manage and the Welsh Government Woodland Estate (WGWE) is safe so that everyone can enjoy and benefit from it. The role will help manage our recreational sites which includes picnic sites, play areas, walking trails, mountain bike trails and public rights of way.

Green Space Development Officer - East Devon District Council

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£25,991 - £28,672 per year

Sidmouth and Exmouth

Full time permanent

We are looking for an experienced horticulturalist who shares our passion for parks and green spaces as places for people to use and enjoy. Your role will be to design, develop and implement planting / landscaping schemes for the districts’ award winning parks and gardens; together with responsibility of engaging and nurturing local community and volunteer groups to help enhance and improve our parks and green spaces in a sustainable way.

Senior Contracts Manager / Contracts Manager - Tilhill

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Location: Southern England

Tilhill has, over the last 70+ years, planted more than 1 billion trees and, as a private company, has the greatest number of professionally qualified managers.

We specialise in woodland creation and management, timber harvesting and buying, and landscaping. We strive at all times to provide an unrivalled service to our clients and customers. Tilhill is part of the BSW Timber Group, the UK’s largest integrated forestry business.

Welcome & Service Assistant - Longshaw Estate - National Trust

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Salary £19060 - Permanent contract - 37.5 hours a week

We are looking for a Welcome & Service Assistant to work within a bustling atmosphere as part of a passionate team, playing a core part in providing fantastic customer service.

As the largest conservation charity in Europe we work hard to raise funds, so that we can continue to care for all the heritage in our trust. Visitors are a vital part of what we do, so you’ll be responsible for ensuring that you provide an excellent service to all our visitors, every day.

Slapton Line Adaptation Manager - South Hams District Council

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Region: South West

Sectors: ‘Countryside’ & ‘Community and Volunteers’

Contract length: 2 years fixed term contract

Salary details: £32,234 - £35,745 per annum

We are looking for a dynamic project manager skilled in partnership working, keen to make a real difference and leave a positive legacy with our coastal communities and for our natural environment. This is a rare opportunity to work for the Slapton Line Partnership, at a pivotal time when coastal management is firmly in the spotlight and real solutions are needed to adapt to the effects of climate change.

Site Supervisor - Upper Derwent Valley - Severn Trent Water

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Location: Upper Derwent Valley, Bamford, Derbyshire

Salary: Up to £33,000 pa, annual performance bonus

The Site Supervisor role is accountable for the day-to-day operations at the Upper Derwent Valley. This includes managing the visitor facilities at Fairholmes, Heathedene and Linacre Reservoirs. In line with ST’s strategic aims and the Visitor Experience Team Business Plan this role will deliver high quality recreation, conservation and education; leading a team of Rangers and volunteers to provide a wonderful experience for our visitors.

Operative - Landscaping Team - Cormac Solutions

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Salary: £22,249

Working Hours: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Cormac is proud of the services it provides to Cornwall Council, in preserving and maintaining Countryside sites, multi-use trails, coastal footpaths and public rights of way. To help further improve our standards we are seeking to recruit a skilled person, to join a busy team in Scorrier. This role is for an Operative, working in a team on projects to improve, repair, renovate and construct infrastructure such as wooden bridges, fencing, stiles, boardwalks and footpaths across the Countryside & Environment Service assets.

Project Development Officer for Llyn and Anglesey (Natur am Byth) - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Cymru - Bangor

Salary: £27,574 - £30,590 per annum

Duration: 15 months

RSPB Cymru has the opportunity to save species on the Llyn peninsula and Isle of Anglesey, including the red-billed chough, spotted rock-rose and large mason bee. It's part of a national scheme called Natur am Byth! which RSPB Cymru will be collaborating with partners, private landowners and communities to develop conservation plans for species.

Regional Officer North - BASC

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(Northumberland, Durham, Cleveland and the Yorkshires)

Starting salary circa £30,000pa plus company vehicle

Location: Home-Based

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of circa 150,000 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation. BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership engagement and recruitment activities.

Regional Officer Southwest - BASC

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(Somerset, Wiltshire, Devon, Dorset & Cornwall)

Starting salary circa £30,000pa plus company vehicle

Location: Home-Based

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of circa 150,000 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation. BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership engagement and recruitment activities.

Estate Maintenance Worker / Joiner - Reay Forest Estate

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Reay Forest Estate, Sutherland

Competitive Salary, Benefits and Rent-Free Accommodation

The estate is situated in the north west Highlands and is a traditional sporting estate famed for its deer stalking, fishing as well as its wild and remote beauty.

The role will involve a range of labouring duties and maintenance of landscapes, buildings and infrastructure. This includes machine operation for track repairs, ditching and building works. You will also undertake painting, fencing and building works.

Site Supervisor – Visitor Experience Team - Hafren Dyfrdwy / Severn Trent Water

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Salary of up to £33,000.00

Are you interested in a hands on position where you will have the opportunity to work in beautiful surroundings 24/7? Our Site Supervisor for Wales is accountable for the day-to-day operations primarily at Lake Vyrnwy and Llyn Clywedog for Hafren Dyfrdwy (HD), developing the visitor offering and delivering visitor growth. In line with HD’s strategic aims and the Visitor Experience Team (VET) Business Plan the main objectives include delivering high quality recreation, access, conservation and education.

Principal Ecologist - Appletons

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Appletons is small well established independent consultancy based in Bolton, Lancashire delivering a wide range of high-quality environmental services including ecology, landscape architecture and arboriculture. The practice works across a variety of sectors including the planning and development process. We are now seeking an experienced/ principal ecologist to join our small ecology team.

Volunteer Leader - Canal and River Trust

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Advertised Salary: £24,669 inclusive of allowances

We currently have opportunities for 2 Volunteering Leader's within our dynamic and enthusiastic Wales & Southwest operations team, based at Newbury and covering the regional canal networks (Kennet & Avon). As Volunteering Leader, you will report directly to the Area Operations Manager, and work closely with not only volunteers, but operational team colleagues across the wider Wales & Southwest team as you plan, assist, deliver and manage successful volunteer activities and events in 2021 and beyond.

Ornithology Adviser - NatureScot

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30 hours per week

Temporary position (ending 31 March 2022)

Starting salary: £33,370 pro rata

Location: Any NatureScot office. Home working requests will be considered

You will join a team of ornithology advisers providing technical advice to support terrestrial casework and policy development. The post will involve the provision of advice on bird issues arising from casework enquiries, many of which relate to the impact of wind farms on protected bird populations and the associated legal framework. It is likely to also include some forestry, non-renewables developments, wildlife crime, and licensing casework requests.

Countryside Access Assistant - Surrey County Council

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The starting salary for this position is £27,991 per annum based on a 36 hour working week.

The Environment, Transport and Infrastructure (ETI) directorate is responsible for a wide range of services including: highways, transport, planning, countryside and waste management. These services are critical for people living, working and travelling through Surrey, delivered by the county council or in partnership. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Countryside Access Assistant to support the Countryside Access Officer. Working as part of a team you will be implementing the County Council's statutory and priority countryside access duties, powers and responsibilities; including maintenance and inspections.

Insh Marshes Reserve Trainee - RSPB

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Location: Insh Marshes
Salary: £17,960.00 - £19,925.00 Pro Rata
Contract: 6 months

You will be an excellent communicator, this role will involve working alongside a wide range of audiences including graziers, neighbours, land owners, local communities, and reserve visitors. The post holder will work closely with local and residential volunteers therefore enthusiasm to work with volunteers is essential. An ideal opportunity for someone looking for their first contract and wish to develop their skills and experience in reserve management. The trainee will be responsible for delivering our autumn and winter practical habitat management and estate management work programme as part of a small team.

Assistant Project Officer - Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise

37 hours per week - initially for 2 years with a possibility of extension.

Salary - £17,000 per annum.

Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Project Officer who has experience of countryside and woodland management based in Bolsover.

You will report and work alongside the Countryside Officer in providing support to Team Members.

Schools Project Officer - RSPB

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Location: Strumpshaw Fen
Salary: £22,986.00 - £25,500.00 Pro Rata
Duration: 14 months fixed-term post ending on 31/12/2022
This project, part of the Water, Mills and Marshes Heritage Lottery-funded landscape partnership scheme, was launched in 2018 to help children and families living around the RSPB Mid Yare Nature Reserves discover, connect, celebrate and support the special wildlife and wild places on their doorstep. In this role you will work with the RSPB team based at Strumpshaw Fen, a dedicated project volunteer team, and partner with local schools to build on what has been achieved to date, to plan and deliver the project programme and deliverables for 2022.

Programme Manager - Forestry & Arboriculture - Plumpton College

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Salary-up to £35,000 per annum

Full time/Permanent

Could you be our next Forestry & Arboriculture Programme Manager? This role is an exciting opportunity to join our high performing team, leading our Forestry & Arboriculture programmes. Plumpton College is celebrating significant growth in both full-time and part-time provision. Moreover, with the opening of One Garden Brighton and expansion of our offer there has never been a better time to work with us. We are seeking a Programme Manager for our Study Programme learners who can develop our offer and build on our successes. This is an opportunity to own and drive student experience and develop and shape our curriculum.

Senior Ecologist and Ecologist - Haycock and Jay Associates Ltd

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Two roles currently available: Senior Ecologist and Ecologist

Salary: Competitive - dependent on experience, skills and EPS Licence(s) where relevant.

Location: Based in Otley, West Yorkshire

Haycock and Jay Associates Ltd is a unique ecology practice based in Otley, West Yorkshire. Our diverse group of professional ecologists undertake a varied portfolio of work including significant botanical projects in Yorkshire Dales and Nidderdale AONB, protected species work in a variety of ancient houses and country parks and herbivore impact assessment and condition assessment from Cape Wrath to Galloway.

Assistant Site Manager - Woodmeadow Trust

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Salary: £28,860 (pro-rata)

Hours per week: 12 hours

Position: Employed, part-time (self-employed considered)

Location: Three Hagges Woodmeadow, near Escrick, York

We are looking for an experienced person capable of working closely with the senior management team in managing, developing and maintaining Three Hagges Woodmeadow, as well as supporting and organising tasks for the Woodmeadow Enhancement Team in delivering the site’s management plan. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the site’s management plan, as well as carrying out the monitoring and research that underpins the evidence-base for establishing woodmeadows elsewhere. This position is offered as a part-time post for 12 hours a week, with a six-month probation period. You will work at Three Hagges Woodmeadow, Escrick, near York. There may be opportunities for extra hours and flexible working.

Project Manager - Seasalter Levels Restoration Project - RSPB

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Location: Kent
Salary: £27,574 - £30,590 per annum
Duration: Until 31st March 2022
In partnership with Canterbury and Swale Council, Natural England, Kent Wildlife Trust, the restoration plan will incorporate habitat improvements that will enable sites to become a major link in a chain of nature reserves. Restoring Seasalter Levels to its potential will provide sanctuary for wildlife, creating a reserve that is managed for nature and resilient to climate change. Wraik Hill, is a small Local Nature Reserve comprising grassland and scrub habitats that provides resources for local communities to access nature.

Area Ranger - Somerset - National Trust

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Salary £24,371 - £25,927 pa (depending on experience) - Permanent contract - 37.5 hours a week

We are looking for an Area Ranger to join our team in Somerset, to help manage a team of volunteers and coordinate countryside work across Mid-Somerset. You will work alongside other departments in the property team to develop work programmes to deliver our site management plans.

You will play a key role in undertaking day to day engagement and conservation work as well as involvement in project delivery.

Sussex & Kent NNR Reserve Manager x 2 - Natural England

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We are the Government's statutory advisor for the natural environment, playing a part delivering the Government's 25 Year Environment Plan. This describes an ambitious vision, bringing new opportunities to protect and enhance, and to achieve real outcomes for the environment

We are seeking two motivated and passionate Temporary Reserve Managers to work as part of either our East Sussex National Nature Reserve (NNR) group, or at our Kent Stodmarsh NNR.

You will be working alongside our existing Reserve Managers and Senior Reserve Managers. You will be line managed by our Sussex & Kent NNR Team Leader.

Conservation Officer - Southern Nature Reserves, Worcestershire - Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: Around £25,000 pa

Post Details: 35 hour week (occasional evenings and weekends), full-time, 8% employer contribution stakeholder pension, 4% employee contribution. 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.

Location: Lower Smite Farm, Hindlip near Worcester, but the post holder will be expected to travel to sites mainly in southern Worcestershire.

We are looking for an experienced reserves officer to join our 5 officers and trainee team, between them managing 80+ nature reserves.

Chiddingfold Beat Forester - Forestry England

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Based at Bucks Horn Oak, near Farnham, Surrey

Some weekend and out of hours working required

Forestry England is the largest land manager and custodian of the nation’s public forests. We have around 1,000 committed staff looking after more land and more trees than any other organisation. It’s a job that never stops growing. We are looking for an experienced Beat Manager to manage our forestry operations in the Chiddingfold area, Surrey. The site covers 2800ha of mixed woodlands that are actively managed for people, nature and the economy including timber production.

Woodland Creation Officer - South East & London and East & East Midlands - Forestry Commission

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Never has there been a more important time for trees and forests to help tackle the climate emergency and provide a much-needed sanctuary for people and wildlife.

The Department for the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Forestry Commission have set up a joint tree planting programme for England to support the forestry sector, landowners and communities in the delivery of these ambitions.  The Woodland Creation Officer role represents Forest Services front-line woodlands and forestry expertise. It involves ensuring the delivery of Government forestry policy through the effective use of advice and incentives.

Stakeholder Engagement Officer - Scottish Wildlife Trust

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Stromness, Orkney

£24,000 pro rata per annum

Full-time position / Fixed term for 12 months

For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas for the benefit of people and wildlife. The Trust successfully champions the cause of wildlife through policy and campaigning work, demonstrates best practice through practical conservation and innovative partnerships, and inspires people to take positive action through its education and engagement activities.

Woodland Officer - London - Forestry Commission

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The Woodland Officer role can be seen as the ‘face’ of the Forestry Commission to landowners, managers and stakeholders. As the Woodland Officer for London you will focus on London’s Urban Forest within the Greater London Authority boundary, enabling you to develop a strategic view, from the centre of the capital to its green belt.

Applicants for this post must live within London or in close proximity to our Wendover Office (Buckinghamshire). Your office base will be our Westminster office (London) or Wendover with regular meetings in Wendover, with flexibility for some optional blended working between the FC office and home

Path Builder / Multi Skilled Works - A.C.T Heritage Ltd

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The company is based in the Inverness area so applicants need to be within the local area.

We are currently looking for the right person to join our team of path builders.

Applicants will work as part of a highly experienced team with the predominant task of hand build mountain footpaths but also undertake other operations such as peatland restoration work. Applicants must be able to work independently when required and be a trusted representative of the business.

Fence Installer - Fence & Drain Ltd

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We are looking for labourers, Fence Installers and Supervisors to expand our team.

Wage is negotiable but assessed at 1 week, 2 weeks, 3 months and yearly thereafter. 

Work is throughout the UK - working Mon - Fri yard is based in Leyland. Lancs

Assistant Ranger - Kinver Edge - National Trust

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Salary £18298 - Permanent contract - 37.5 hours a week

We are looking for an Assistant Ranger to join our team at Kinver Edge, to help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery and inspire others to love this beautiful place as much as you do. 

This will include engaging with visitors, maintaining our green spaces, assisting with guided visitor walks and delivering a wide range of engaging visitor experiences.

Rural Estate Warden - Duchy of Cornwall

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Based on the Duchy’s impressive 27,300-hectare Estate, this new, exciting and varied role requires a knowledgeable and enthusiastic person to help manage our highly designated landholding.

An empathy with the challenges of balancing differing land uses, including farming, conservation, public access and military training, is essential, as is a strong and practical interest in the countryside

Countryside Planning and Development Control Manager - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £41,562 - £46,776 per annum
Work Location: Three Minsters House, Winchester
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent

Hampshire County Council's Countryside Service is one of the largest in the country, the county encompasses 11 local planning authorities, with high levels of development pressure and extensive protected landscapes, including both the New Forest and South Downs National Parks. We are looking for a dedicated and highly motivated planning professional to lead the Countryside Service's Planning Unit. You can expect to deal with a wide range of planning applications and negotiations to mitigate the effect on the County's countryside estate. You will shape policy, protect sites when needed, seek partnerships with local planning authorities and opportunities from developments.

Ecologist – Bats - Environment Systems Ltd

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Permanent, full-time

£24,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience

We are seeking a highly motivated mid-career ecologist who is looking to grow their track record, manage their own workload and be part of a small, close-knit team within a larger company. You will also be involved in other survey work such as habitat/Phase 1/NVC, great crested newt, birds, otter and water vole, dormouse and badger, as well as other environmental projects within the company.

Reserves Project Officer (North) - Scottish Wildlife Trust

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Status: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £23,911 per annum

Location: Highlands & Islands Office; Tore, The Black Isle

For over 50 years, the Scottish Wildlife Trust has worked with its members, partners and supporters in pursuit of healthy, resilient ecosystems across Scotland’s land and seas for the benefit of people and wildlife. Working with a Reserves Manager, the successful candidate will plan, implement and oversee reserve work with contractors and volunteers. They will organise and deliver a range of tasks including footpath maintenance, fencing, forestry, habitat management and deer control.

Tree Planters - Land and Heritage Ltd

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Start late November 2021

£20,000 pa - £22,000 pro rata plus bonuses

Devon, Cornwall and mobile sites

4 Month Contract

Land and Heritage is a multi disciplinary environmental consultancy and contracting company. We specialize in the management of designated habitats as well as the design and creation of new habitat areas. Land and Heritage seek at least three people to help deliver a major programme of broadleaved woodland planting this winter. We have at least one large site in West Cornwall and also expect to deliver a mobile contract around England for a large national charity.

Habitat Creation Contracts Supervisor - Land and Heritage Ltd

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Start late November 2021

£24,000 pa - £26,000 (+ Pension)

Devon, Cornwall and mobile sites

Land and Heritage seek a team leader to deliver a major programme of broadleaved woodland planting this winter. You will be responsible for all aspects of tree planting on site including site preparation, fencing, delivery and distribution of trees and materials, planting to the scheme design and specification, tree protection and quality checks. Summer work will include site maintenance, vegetation management, assisting with grant applications and project design. There are also opportunities to become involved with tree and woodland surveys, woodland management and landscape projects.

Education and Angling Development Officer - Nith Catchment Fishery Trust

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£26,000 per annum - Full time position for 1 year initial contract. Post will be based at Auldgirth, Dumfries. This post could be split into two separate part-time positions.

The post holder will be required to co-ordinate and deliver education sessions to primary and secondary schools throughout Nithsdale, working closely with other members of staff to ensure smooth deliver of the outdoor education sessions. They will also be required to develop education sessions specifically aimed at secondary students, advanced higher students and others wishing to further their education. This may include working with SQA and local schools/colleges to deliver NPA’s.

The angling role will include delivering angling sessions to schools and tutoring our Nith Young Anglers in a variety of angling techniques. Part of the role will include promoting fishing on the River Nith via social media and website.

Habitats Officer - GiGL

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Salary: £25,000

Hours: Full time

Tenure: Fixed term, 12 months

This role is an opportunity for the right person to gain experience in the varied remit of local environmental records centres and our work as a social enterprise in the capital. You will have primary responsibility for maintaining and enhancing GiGL’s core habitat and land use spatial dataset. This dataset underpins the delivery of services to GiGL’s partners and wider community, who require insights into London’s natural environment based on the evidence base.

Gardener - Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust

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Full Time, Permanent – Five days per week - £20,000 (+ pension)

Do you have a passion for gardening? A fantastic opportunity has become available to join the Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust team, as gardener for Cockington Country Park. The country park consists of 30 acres of formal park, a walled Memorial Rose Garden and a number of herbaceous borders.

Reserves Officer (Oxfordshire) - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £21,500 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full time (35 hours per week)

Based: Chimney Meadows Nature Reserve, Aston, Oxon, OX18 2EH

We are now recruiting for the exciting position of the Oxfordshire Reserves Officer, helping to manage one of the flagship nature reserves for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust. The Reserves Officer will help with the management of the 300 hectares of hay meadows and pasture and an important hub for the livestock breeding enterprise for our hardy native sheep and cows. The post will also require to help manage the nearby nature reserves of Foxholes Wood and internationally important Cothill fens and Letcombe Valley.

Natural Networks Officer - Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

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Starting salary £23,500

Do you want to help us create and restore wildlife-rich habitats in Worcestershire? As part of our ambitious Natural Networks partnership we are looking for someone with the skills to deliver habitat surveys and management advice as well as to build links with partner organisations, community groups and key stakeholders. We’ve already enhanced around 40ha of habitat for wildlife and given positive land management advice to bodies managing more than 1000ha.

Deputy Head of Plant and Seed Supply - Forestry & Land Scotland

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Newton Nursery, Elgin

Salary: £43,095 - £46,945

Contract type: Permanent - Flexible working, Full-time

You will have direct responsibility for the day-to-day management of FLS plant supply services at Newton Nursery. This will include the management and overseeing of all production operations to ensure the efficient running of the nursery. Work will also involve responsibility for the delivery all FLS external plant and seed supply requirements via current Framework contracts and Service Level Agreement (SLA) in place. You will also be the principle deputy to the Head of Plant & Seed Supply and will assist in taking key decisions around the current nursery expansion and redevelopment project for Newton Nursery.

Farm Estate Worker - RSPB

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Location: Cumbrian Coast Reserves
Salary: £17,960- £19,925 (Pro Rata)
Hours: 18.75 hours per week (Part-Time)

Based predominantly at RSPB Campfield Marsh we are recruiting for an estate worker to assist with the everyday running of the Reserves to ensure they are the best they can be for wildlife and for visitors.

LEAF Regional Education Consultant - London - Linking Environment And Farming (LEAF)

Minimum 60 days per year. Contract for services based on £169.78 per day + expenses. 

LEAF is seeking to appoint a self-employed, home-based education consultant to join its highly regarded education team. You will work with teachers, farmers, young people and others in the land-based and food sectors to encourage learning about food production, farming and the environment in a wide variety of ways.

Contracts Manager – Central England - Woodland Trust

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Salary - £25,000 - £28,000
As one of 2 Contracts Managers in Central England, they will be supporting the preparation and delivery of significant contracts, including silvicultural operations, working across the eastern half of the region. They will be working alongside our Site Managers on the Woodland Trust’s Estate across South Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Hertfordshire, as well as explore opportunities to support our outreach work in the same area, which includes our ‘Eastern Claylands’ priority area.

Ranger (Health and Safety) - Nene Park Trust

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£21,467 to £24,047 (dependent upon experience)

The post of Ranger (Health and Safety) forms a key role within Nene Park Trust’s Park Management Team, who are responsible for the day-to-day management of one of the most well-visited parks in the country with exciting ambitions for the future. The post will form a core part of the Park Ranger Team, helping carry out Ranger duties within the Park to ensure it is well-managed and maintained, conserving its important heritage and wildlife, whilst also providing a welcoming environment for Park visitors.

Principal Ecologist - Avian Ecology

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Full time, permanent role

Avian Ecology is looking for a Principal Ecologist to join our team of skilled professionals, in response to our continuing growth, particularly in the renewables sector.

Over the last decade, Avian has earned a reputation for professional excellence and delivering services to the highest standards, on projects of all scales across the UK. Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse, challenging and interesting.

Conservation Officer (Bowland) - RSPB

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Location: Lancaster Office

Salary: £27,574 - £30,590

An exciting opportunity for a Conservation Officer with a proven track record of working in the UK uplands, particularly in areas with Driven Grouse Shooting, who also has experience of partnership working at an inter-organisational level, has arisen within our Forest of Bowland Priority Landscape

Woodland Manager / Consultant - Oakbank Game & Conservation Trust

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Cotswolds Office

Oakbank Game & Conservation Ltd is looking to recruit a woodland manager / consultant to its expanding consultancy team. Based in the Cotswolds at our Chipping Norton office, the successful candidate will join a dynamic team of consultants delivering all aspects of high-quality woodland and tree asset management across Mid and Southern England.

Angling and Facilities Warden - South West Lakes

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Dartmoor (Based at Burrator Reservoir)

Full time 40 hours per week

Responsible to Visitor Experience Manager (Dartmoor)

As an essential part of the broader Visitor Experience Team of staff and volunteers on Dartmoor, you will take the lead in managing safe, welcoming and inspirational access to outdoor recreation opportunities, our land and facilities at Burrator reservoir (and the other lakes in our Dartmoor area).

Parks Community Engagement Officer - Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure

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Job Commencement: Immediate

Location: Wash Lodge, Valentines Park

We are looking for a dynamic and engaging individual who has energy, ideas and a passion for supporting the community. We need someone who can provide guidance, support and develop collaborative working opportunities, going the extra mile to help our partners and the community.

Arboricultural Consultant - ADAS RSK

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Oxford, Cambridge or Home working

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

ADAS is part of the RSK Group 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.

Arboricultural Consultant - ADAS RSK

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North Wigan, Leeds or Home working

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

ADAS is part of the RSK Group 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.

Senior Ecological Consultant - ADAS RSK

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Location: Boxworth, Cambridgeshire

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Outstanding Opportunity for a Senior Ecological Consultant

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

Principal Ecological Consultant - ADAS RSK

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Location: Boxworth, Cambridgeshire

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Outstanding Opportunity for a Principal Ecological Consultant

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

Snowdonia National Park Authority - Member - Welsh Government

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Remuneration: £4,053 per annum covering time spent in role, plus reasonable travel expenses

Time commitment: minimum of 44 days per annum

Location: Plas Tan y Bwlch, Maentwrog, Gwynedd, or virtually via Zoom
Can you help safeguard and nurture one of Wales’ most cherished landscapes? Can you contribute to conserving our precious landscape and nature, promoting opportunities for enjoyment for all, and helping to sustain the social and economic life of its communities? Can you help a wider range of people enjoy all the Park has to offer? Are you interested in helping shape the future of Snowdonia and help the Authority run effectively? We are looking for passionate and talented individuals to help provide effective leadership for Snowdonia National Park Authority.

Ecology Technical Director - Avian Ecology

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The successful candidate will be based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office, although an element of remote / home working will be available.

Since 2007, Avian Ecology has earned a reputation for professional excellence and delivering services to the highest standards across the UK, from Nationally Significant Infrastructure projects to smaller-scale commissions. Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse, varied and challenging, with a strong focus on energy infrastructure and renewables, as well as across the minerals, waste, commercial and housing sectors.

The Technical Director will help further the development and direction of the business and manage our excellent Ecology team.

Estate Worker - Kedleston Estate

Position of employment for Estate Worker on a rural estate near Derby. The successful applicant will be involved in all aspects of general maintenance activities on a traditional rural Estate. You’ll provide a high standard for both planned and reactive maintenance, and you’ll work effectively with members of Estate office staff, tenants, contractors and the local community within and around the Estate.

Landscape Architect - Forestry & Land Scotland

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£36,398 to £39,222

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) is looking for an enthusiastic, practical, creative landscape architect to help shape the future of Scotland’s forests and land. We’re responsible for managing 9% of Scotland – and it’s not just forests, it’s coasts, mountains, farmland, peatlands, varied habitats and both nationally iconic and locally important recreation sites.

Rye Harbour Discovery Centre Volunteer Co-Ordinator - Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Thanks to a successful bid to the National Lottery Heritage Fund, the Sussex Wildlife Trust are seeking an exceptional customer-focussed manager to join the team at their flagship visitor centre at Rye Harbour, East Sussex.

Location: Rye Harbour Discovery Centre, East Sussex

Salary: £13,514.18 per annum

Contract Type: Fixed term to 12/01/2023

Hours: Part time 17.5 hours per week

We are seeking a part time Volunteer Co-ordinator to join our team at the newly opened Rye Harbour Discovery Centre.

Nene Valley Land Adviser - The Wildlife Trust BCN

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Full Time: 37.5hrs per week / Permanent

Location: Northampton

Salary: £24,562 per annum

The Wildlife Trust BCN is looking for an enthusiastic Land Adviser deliver land management advice to farmers within the Nene Valley, including guidance on Countryside Stewardship. The Land Adviser will organise training and events and work with local landowners and volunteers to restore meadow and wetland habitats and deliver small improvements to farm infrastructure and land management methods through a small grants scheme both to benefit water quality and the surrounding environment.

Head of Fundraising and Communications - Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £40,851 per annum

Based: Elm Tree Court Devizes with some homeworking

Contract: Permanent / Full time (37.5/week)

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is one of the top environmental charities in the UK. We have a reputation for innovation in both nature conservation and creating new ways for people to benefit from engaging with the natural world. This is your chance to be part of the future development of this organisation and help to make a real difference to wildlife, communities and the conservation agenda across Wiltshire.

Director - North York Moors National Park Trust (Part-Time) - North York Moors National Park Authority

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Helmsley, York

Fixed-term contract for 3 years, the salary for a 22.5 hour week is circa £25,000 per annum. Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

The North York Moors National Park Trust are looking to appoint a Director to lead the Trust and oversee the next stage in the charity’s development. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, committed and experienced individual to join the charity and shape and deepen our work.

Geomorphologist - Natural Resources Wales

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Location : North Wales

Grade & Salary: 5, £30,873 rising to £34,218 over four years

Type of contract: Permanent

Work pattern: 37 hours per week, Monday to Friday

The post holder will join a team providing a hydrology, water resource assessment, flood risk assessment and geomorphology service across North West and North East Wales including the Upper Severn Area.You will provide a comprehensive technical fluvial geomorphology support service, to internal customers and partners, with a particular focus on water resource, and flood and coastal risk management teams.  

Forest Centre Manager - Thames Chase Trust

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Location: Thames Chase Forest Centre, Broadfields, Pike Lane, Upminster, RM14 3NS

Contract: Permanent, full-time (37.5 hours per week with weekend and bank holiday working)

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 per annum

Thames Chase Trust welcomes around 120,000 visitors per year to the Forest Centre complex, which includes the surrounding Broadfields Farm Community Woodland (owned and managed by Forestry England). The Visitors’ Centre is the information hub for the entire Community Forest and includes a shop, cafe and public toilets. You will bring this spectacular place closer to the hearts of visitors, our local communities and our many partners and you will lead on facilities, catering, retail, visitor experience, membership, and volunteer teams. You will support the Thames Chase Community Forest Director in leading staff and volunteers in developing and growing the income from all aspects of the Forest Centre, to support the work and aims of the Community Forest and provide a quality visitor experience.

Community Forest Co-ordinator - Thames Chase Trust

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Location: Thames Chase Forest Centre, Broadfields, Pike Lane, Upminster, RM14 3NS

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

Salary: £32,000 - £35,000 per annum

Thames Chase Community Forest was established in 1990 and connects 40 square miles of urban and rural landscape on the edge of east London and south-west Essex. It is one of twelve national Community Forests, known collectively as England’s Community Forests. The vision for Thames Chase Community Forest is: “By 2030, Thames Chase Community Forest will be recognised as an inspirational example of landscape regeneration where enhanced, connected woodland and green space has made a clear difference to wildlife and peoples’ lives” We are now planning beyond 2030 and this is where you come in. Thames Chase Trust is looking for an exceptional Community Forest Coordinator to support and when required, deputise for, the Thames Chase Community Forest Director in leading staff and volunteers to deliver the Thames Chase Plan.

Ecologist Water Vole Recovery Project Officer - Canal and River Trust

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Salary: £27,381

The Canal & River Trust owns and manages 2,000 miles of waterways, with some of the greatest built and natural heritage in the world. We are looking for a Water Vole recovery project officer to transform both their own career and the environment around them for the better. Would you like to be part of a team that makes a difference across a 50km green and blue corridor? We are looking for a person who can transform an area and bring nature into areas to connect with people. Do you want to be part of the recovery of some of our most iconic species, habitats, and a landscape that will eventually link internationally important designated sites to some of our most nature - deprived inner city areas?

Ecologist Pollinators Recovery Project Officer - Canal and River Trust

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Salary: £27,381
The canal project will also form a partnership with the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom, supporting up to 500 schools with environmental learning, to inspire the next generation. Walsall, Wolverhampton and Worcestershire local authorities are all part of the partnership.

Join us and our Green Recovery Team to deliver our Green Recovery Challenge Plan ahead of the Commonwealth Games in 2022. This is a 14 month Fixed Term opportunity based remotely, working from home with one of the UK's biggest charities. Join us as we roll out a plan to help our communities & nature to thrive on our West Midlands Waterways.

Conservation Contractor - Wildscapes Countryside Contractors

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Wildscapes Countryside Contractors are looking for hand cutting site operatives to help with scrub clearance contracts throughout the scrub cutting season (chainsaw operatives and draggers). We rely on hand cutting to make minimal site disturbance and need hard working, reliable individuals who would like to work on some of the best heathlands based around the Surrey, Hampshire and Berkshire area.

Landscape Gardener - Glendale Services

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Flexible - Watford - Hertfordshire

40 hours/week (Mon-Fri)

Due to continued growth we are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Landscape Gardener to join our team based at Radlett in Hertfordshire. Glendale’s Civic Trees operates on a national basis with it’s main teams based at Radlett, Hertfordshire.

We are looking for a dynamic person to join and enhance our team at Civic Trees. You will be working as part of our landscape teams throughout the UK delivering a high end service both on commercial and private sites.

Senior Consultant Ecologist - Wildwood Ecology

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Wildwood Ecology is looking for an exceptional Senior (or Principal) Ecologist to lead and manage our growing team in South Wales.

You will be an experienced leader and mentor to a dynamic team who are hands-on and eager to progress. Managing a wide variety of projects, you will be able to apply your technical expertise and provide support in coordinating and delivering habitat species surveys, preparing high-quality reports and the submission of detailed mitigation licence applications. You will be excited to help develop the business too, we are looking for a passionate individual whose values fit with our vision, whilst also boasting a solid sense of commerciality.

Sales Person - Glendale Services

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Flexible - Watford - Hertfordshire

40 hours/week (Mon-Fri)

Due to continued growth we are looking for an enthusiastic and reliable Sales Person with a landscaping background at our location in Radlett in Hertfordshire. Glendale’s Civic Trees operates on a national basis from its base in Radlett, Hertfordshire.

Reserves & Livestock Officer (Northants) - The Wildlife Trust BCN

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Full Time: 37.5hrs per week

Permanent

Location: Northampton

Salary: £20,512 per annum

The Wildlife Trust BCN is looking for an enthusiastic Reserves & Livestock Officer to coordinate and take forward grazing on our nature reserves in Northamptonshire. The Reserves and Livestock Officer will work with the Senior Livestock Officer in coordinating the care and welfare of the Wildlife Trust’s livestock in Northamptonshire, assisting with the management of the Trust’s flying flock of rare breed sheep and cattle to a high welfare standard.

Ecologist - Naturally Wild Consultants Ltd

Due to continued demand and long-term success in the marketplace Naturally Wild Consultants Ltd seek additional Ecologists of all levels, for work in the North and South to service our clients mainly within the Infrastructure sector.

Project Ecologist - Appletons

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Contract: Permanent

Location: North West/ North Manchester

Competitive salary: Negotiable on experience. Part time hours on a pro-rata basis.

Appletons are a long-established landscape architectural and environmental consultancy based in the north west of England. We are involved with challenging and complex projects at both pre planning and construction stages on behalf of our clients which includes provision of ecological services. We have a broad base of clients including private, public and environmental charities. Due to our continued growth we are looking for a talented Project Ecologist with a proven track record in ecology, nature, conservation, and biodiversity. The company is seeking to recruit a part or full-time project ecologist to deliver ecological services in relation to a range of large and small projects covering residential, commercial, industrial developments as well as work related to landscape and conservation management.

Senior Landscape Adviser - Natural England

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£32,438

Various locations

You’ll take the lead on aspects of our Landscape Delivery Plan. This will involve developing relationships across our programmes while providing strategic leadership and technical support to key partners. Taking an integrated perspective on requirements and defining a distinct role in delivering these will be crucial.

Principal Ecologist - Pell Frischmann

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Pell Frischmann is an international multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy with over 90 years of experience in the built environment. We are a unique business, whose purpose is to generate sustainable funds to deal with the environmental and social commitments resulting from the closing of Germany’s hard-coal mining industry; so our work directly contributes to environmental protection and preservation for the future.

We are seeking to appoint a Principal/Senior Ecologist experienced in project management and survey coordination for our Environment team. The role would ideally be based out of our Luton or Birmingham office, but we are also flexible on this. The main project is centered around Aylesbury and you should be prepared to work and travel in this area.

Ranger (Kickstart placement) - Magdalen Environmental Trust

6 - month job, working 25 hours per week.

We are pleased to present this opportunity for a young person eligible for the Kickstart programme, as part of our new Rewilding programme.

The main duties are: Maintain and mow / strim paths; Maintain accessibility; Maintenance of low ropes course, gates, steps, outdoor education spaces etc; Monitor wildlife signs and levels in the river; Soil testing; Removal of invasive species such as Himalayan balsam; Installation of nest boxes and other habitat features.

Principal Ecologist - EcoNorth Ltd

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Salary up to £45k, depending on experience, plus participation in profit share and pension schemes

With a great and growing range of ongoing work and projects, EcoNorth is seeking to appoint a highly experienced individual to the role of Principal Ecologist. This will be a lead role within the organisation and comprises a great opportunity to shape the company and the projects we work on, lead complex elements of project delivery, promote staff development and contribute towards the organisation’s Quality, Health & Safety, and Environmental Management systems.

EcoNorth’s core team is based in Cramlington, Northumberland, just north of Newcastle upon Tyne, and service client requirements primarily throughout Northern England and Scotland. However, we would also welcome applications from candidates based in Scotland, North West England or Humberside who would consider working remotely for part of the time.

Aigas Field Centre Ranger/Naturalist Guide Posts - Aigas Field Centre

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Seasonal Aigas Rangers (up to 4 posts available) - Remuneration £20,000+ pa (pro rata)

The Aigas Ranger Training Scheme starts at the beginning of February 2022 and takes seven/eight weeks. After training you will commence a six week shadowing period, followed by a term work experience contract until the beginning of November. During that time you will take groups of adults around the Highlands providing a very high level of environmental, cultural, historical and archaeological interpretation. You will also work regularly with our environmental education team, providing outdoor education to school children of all ages. You will provide excellent customer care and work with the Aigas team in a unique and exciting environment. You will be involved in animal husbandry (of our wildcats for example) and a range of other nature conservation projects on the estate.

Senior and Principal Ecologists - The Environmental Dimension Partnership

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We are seeking personable, innovative and proactive ecologists at Senior and Principal grades, to join our EDP Ecology Team! You will be based out of our Cirencester, Cheltenham or Cardiff offices, and benefit from working with a multidisciplinary consultancy team whilst providing technical project management across a range of project sizes, types and complexities.

Nature Conservation Estate Workers - Green Mantle (Ecosophy) Limited

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Location: Bristol & Bath, Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels.

40 hours/wk. Early October 2021 - end March 2022. Possibly longer and career progression. Mileage allowance. £18,500p/a pro rata

Ideal opportunities for those passionate about nature and starting out in the conservation industry. Gain invaluable experience of countryside management and discover extensive networking possibilities. Join our small dynamic team undertaking felling, coppicing, tree surgery, fencing, wildlife pond construction, footpath maintenance and scrub clearance, mainly on SSSIs.

Site Operative - Greenfields Countryside LImited

Full-time

Cropwell Bishop

Works involved is varied and includes general maintenance, strimming, planting, fencing, arboriculture, tree felling, tree dismantling, tree removal, stump grinding, pruning, tree & hedge planting, hedge cutting, forestry maintenance, quarry maintenance, ecological and landscaping.

Senior Farm Advisor - The Westcountry Rivers Trust

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Salary of up to £30,000 per annum

Callington, Cornwall (with home working and regular travel to catchment)

Westcountry Rivers Trust (WRT) is an environmental charity dedicated to restoring and protecting the region’s rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal areas. We’re now looking for a Senior Farm Advisor to join our Land Team on a full-time basis, working 37.5 hours per week.

As a Senior Farm Advisor, you will identify and develop opportunities at farm and catchment level that will contribute to improving the region’s water environment. Initially, you will be focused on delivering the CPES (Channel Payments for Ecosystem Service) Project until Spring 2022 before moving on to deliver other projects.

Nature Recovery Project Manager - The Parks Foundation

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Salary: £27,000 per annum

Terms: Fixed term until 31 January 2023 (with the potential for extension if funding permits). 37.5 hours a week; 30 hours a week may be considered

You will lead the transformation of eight parks across Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole to support the creation of a nature recovery network using your knowledge and experience of conservation and / or ecological management.

Land Management and Machinery Teacher - Kingston Maurward College

Hours: 33.3 hours per week (0.9 fraction) which is 4.5 days per week, Monday – Friday with flexibility to meet business needs

Salary: £18,684 - £21,638.70 per annum (£20,760 - £24,043 per annum pro rata) which is point L4b – L7c on the Academic Staff Salary Scale - depending on skills and teaching experience. A market pay supplement of up to £3,000 per annum may be available to reflect this skills shortage area.

To support the delivery of a high-quality learning experience for learners wishing to develop their education and careers in countryside management and agriculture.

For this role, we are looking for an enthusiastic, talented and self-motivated person to teach level 2 and 3 agriculture land and wildlife and countryside students.

Property Manager - The Future Forest Company

Logo: The Future Forest Company

£35-£42K (depending on experience)

We are recruiting a permanent role of Property Manager for our large site (800 ha) on the beautiful Scottish island of Mull. The diversity of habitats and buildings across the site have been underdeveloped previously and we are looking for an experienced, energetic and talented individual (or couple) to lead its transformation. A new herd of highland cattle is being created alongside an established sheep flock and drove of wooly pigs.

Rural Payments Administrator - The Future Forest Company

Logo: The Future Forest Company

We are on a mission to remove as much excess CO2 from the atmosphere as we can, in order to avoid the most disastrous effects of global warming and the climate crisis. Weu2019re achieving this by planting forests that are profitable, meaning we can scale up our land holding, plant millions of trees, and grow a climate solution which removes significant amounts of CO2 from the atmosphere. 

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