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image of a mortar board and the message: Congratulations to the class of 2021

As lockdown lifts and the promise of a more normal life hovers on the horizon our graduating students should be celebrating the end of three (or more) year's hard work to gain their diplomas and degrees. After enduring the most unusual and stressful of final years they leave the world of academia behind and head off to start their careers they are looking at a more uncertain future than any of us can imagine. It's a hard enough time setting out looking for your first 'real' job in a profession that you hope is going to sustain you, body and soul, for the rest of your working life and we all know how difficult it is in the countryside and conservation sectors at any time. To help our next generation of rangers, ecologists, wildlife warriors, landscape managers and environmental educators CJS once gain wants to give each of this year's graduating class a graduation present of a full year's subscription to CJS Weekly.

If you know any students graduating this year please send them the details of our graduate gift, there are more details and the form to sign up here

Rest assured this is a genuine gift, no hidden catches or sudden requests for money, just CJS trying our best to help the sector.

Assistant Public Rights of Way Officer - Monmouthshire County Council

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Grade: Band E - SCP 14-18 £23,080 - £24,982

Hours: 37 hrs per Week

Location: County Hall Usk

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join MonLife’s countryside access team. As part of the team you will have responsibility for dealing with issues and inquiries received from the public, processing public path orders and Development Management consultations, investigating and initiating minor enforcement action and updating records.

Team Leaders, Fencers, General Workers & Chainsaw Operators - Knighton Countryside Management Ltd

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Immediate Start

Knighton Countryside Management Ltd is based at Piddlehinton & undertakes a range of ecological & environmental contracting. We have opportunities for self motivated and suitably qualified Team Leaders, Fencers, Chainsaw Operators AND General Site Operatives for fencing, vegetation clearance, & ecological contracting, to work on jobs in Dorset and across southern England/Wales.

Project Manager - St Helena Cloud Forest - RSPB

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Location: Flexible - UK or St Helena based

Salary: £27,574.00 - £30,590.00 Pro Rata

Duration: 2.6 years

Passionate about plants, invertebrates, and people? We currently have an exciting opportunity for someone to take forward and deliver one of RSPB’s flagship partnership projects in the UK Overseas Territories.

Principal Natural Environment Officer (Principal Ecologist) - Herefordshire Council

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Hours: 37.00 per week

Salary: £33,782.00 - 37,890.00

Located at the heart of the Marches, the historic border countryside where England meets Wales, Herefordshire is one of the most rural counties in England. Beautiful, unspoilt countryside, two Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, historic parklands, the cathedral city of Hereford and attractive market towns provide an excellent quality of life.

Senior Ecologist - Herefordshire Council

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Permanent

£25,481 - £29,577 per annum

Location: Plough Lane Hereford. Currently home working in line with council policy.

37 hours per week

Acting as Senior Planning Ecologist, within the Natural Environment team comprising; Trees, Landscape, Ecology and Public Open Space and working closely with colleagues in the Development Management, Forward Plans and Enforcement teams, as well as other environmental specialists.

Project Coordinator - St Helena Cloud Forest - RSPB

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Location: Island of St Helena

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

Duration: 2.6 years

Passionate about plants, invertebrates, and people? Are you already, or would you be happy to be based on the island of St Helena for almost three years? We currently have an exciting opportunity for someone to take forward and deliver one of RSPB’s flagship partnership projects in the UK Overseas Territories.

Media and Comms Manager - Wildlife and Countryside Link

This is a full time or part time (4 days a week) role.

We are looking for an experienced Media and Comms Manager who can play a leading role in our environmental law and policy campaigns through print, broadcast, social media and campaigning.

We hope you will be someone who enjoys turning essential policy and scientific thinking into unmissable media stories and eye-catching campaigns.

Arboricultural Officer - East Devon District Council

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£29,577 - £32,234

Full time, permanent

Honiton & Exmouth

Working in a highly professional and respected team you will be responsible for handling Tree Preservation Orders and working closely with the Council’s planning service ensuring compliance with legislation. East Devon is heavily wooded with a wonderful array of ancient and veteran trees - an arboriculturalist’s paradise – and the role will entail safeguarding the integrity of trees within Conservation Areas and on development sites.

Senior Arboricultural Officer - East Devon District Council

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£32,910 - £36,922

Full time, permanent

Honiton & Exmouth

The role will also be playing a critical role in helping to deliver our Climate Change Strategy and working with colleagues across the organisation to meet our carbon zero target of 2040. The role will also work closely with our District Ecologist and Landscape Officer to ensure that East Devon looks after its outstanding natural environment.

Conservation Manager - Surrey Wildlife Trust

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c£31,000-£35,000 per annum dependent on experience

‘Our vision for a wilder Surrey is a future with abundant wildlife and nature recovery networks rich in biodiversity.’ We will realise this vision by creating bigger, better and more joined up areas of land for biodiversity benefit through direct conservation land management and key relationship management.

South East Suffolk Reserves Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £23,000 - £24,500 according to experience

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Foxburrow Farm Nature Reserve, Foxburrow Farm, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1NA

Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s vision is a wilder Suffolk, where nature is thriving and abundant, because everyone is doing more to help. It is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves.

Community Events Co-ordinator - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

The role is for 21 hours per week and the contract is for a 12-month period, with likelihood for extension.

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

Northumberland Wildlife Trust is a charity that protects wildlife and wild places and inspires people to value nature within Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland. This is a pivotal post for NWT and we need it to step up our influence in the region by increasing visitor numbers to our nature reserves/centres, building community interest in a greener future and generating income to fulfil our charitable objectives.

Experienced Ecologist - CSA Environmental

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Are you an experienced ecologist looking for a new challenge?

Are you based in Sussex or looking to relocated for a fresh start (by the seaside?!)

Do you want to work as part of a close-knit team of committed ecologists, for an independent firm which has held a strong reputation for high quality environmental planning for over 20 years?

If the answer to the above is ‘yes’ then CSA Environmental would love to hear from you!

Offa's Dyke Projects Officer - Shropshire Council

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Band 11, £32,910 per annum

37 hours per week, 3-year fixed term contract

Shropshire Council is seeking an enthusiastic and appropriately experienced Project Officer to deliver a programme of conservation works and public engagement for Offa’s Dyke, which will be jointly funded by Cadw, Historic England and the Offa’s Dyke Association.

The post will be hosted, and line managed by Shropshire Council, but the Officer will work along the entire length of Offa’s Dyke.

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Get Cumbria Buzzing Project Manager - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

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£28,651 per annum, plus pension contribution of 9% based on a 35 hour week.

Fixed term until 30 September 2022.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is seeking a project manager to lead delivery of the final 12 month phase of the award winning Get Cumbria Buzzing project in north and west Cumbria.

Get Cumbria Buzzing is a Cumbria Local Nature Partnership project hosted by Cumbria Wildlife Trust and funded by Highways England and the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project is based at the Trust’s offices in Houghton just outside Carlisle.

Seasonal Mitigation Warden - Urban Heaths Partnership

This is a full time fixed term post until 31st March 2022

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Bird and Recreation Initiative team for a full time Seasonal Mitigation Warden.

Our mission is to raise awareness about the incredible bird species that overwinter within Poole Harbour and promote positive recreation to avoid bird disturbance. We are seeking a passionate and friendly person to deliver on site engagement, events and activities to promote positive recreation.

Dorset Dogs Engagement Warden - Urban Heaths Partnership

This is a part time, fixed term post until 31st March 2022

A new and exciting role has opened up for a Dorset Dogs Engagement Warden within the Bird And Recreation Initiative.

Our mission is to raise awareness about the incredible bird species that overwinter within Poole Harbour and promote positive recreation to avoid bird disturbance. We are seeking a passionate and friendly person to deliver engagement, events and activities within the dog community.

Communications Assistant - Devon Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £19,011 plus 5% pension

Are you passionate about wildlife and would like to share that enthusiasm with others? Do you enjoy working with people? Are you interested in developing a career in communications or community engagement?

Devon Wildlife Trust is looking for an enthusiastic, organised and creative Communications Assistant. This newly created post will sit within DWT’s Communications team, providing general support for Trust marketing and communications activities.

Trainee Assistant Reserves Officer (Solent) - Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Contract Type: 6 months Fixed Term Contract, 35 hours per week Monday - Friday

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Location: Solent

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is a grassroots movement working for nature’s recovery and to bring people closer to nature. We are seeking a Trainee Assistant Reserves Officer (Solent) to join our cause. The trainee will primarily assist in the delivery of reserves management on the Trust’s Estate, in the Solent area.

Rural Manager - Landmarc Support Services Limited

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We are looking for a Rural Manager to complement our West Country and regional teams. As the successful candidate you have knowledge of rural estate management gained through a relevant degree or Level 4 qualification. You hold a Class 2 bat licence, or are working towards it, and may have other protected species licences. You have managed rural work teams and contractors with particular regard to health and safety and commercial priorities.

Upton Country Park Estate Worker (Gardens) - BCP Council

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Salary details: £20,092 - £21,749

Employment Status: Full Time

Hours: 37 hours per week including evenings and weekends (usually every other) and bank holidays as required as part of a 7 day, core hour duty rota

Contract Type: Permanent

The multi award winning Upton Country Park in Poole is centred on the Grade II* Listed Upton House and its beautiful Gardens. This 65.5 Ha site can be found very close to Poole, on the shore of Poole Harbour and is very popular, with over 650,000 visitors a year.

Countryside and Planning Officer - Thetford Town Council

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Place of work: Carnegie Room, Thetford

Hours of work: 37 hours of work – to include evenings and weekends

Salary: £23,080 - £24,491 per annum (SCP scale point 14-17)

We are recruiting for a new Countryside and Planning Officer

Thetford Town Council manage several wonderful open spaces including the SSSI Barnham Cross Common, woodlands and the Little Ouse and Thet riverside areas.

Deer Officer - Forestry Commission

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The Forestry Commission wants wild deer to be part of sustainable forestry in England. However, wild deer have a negative impact on woods and forests, preventing young trees from establishing by eating growing shoots and damaging older trees by stripping and fraying bark.

You will be part of the South West or Yorkshire & North East Area team and line managed by one of their Partnerships & Expertise Managers, with the Deer Advisor (part of the national Policy Advice team) as your countersigning officer.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Birling Gap, Eastbourne BN20 0AB

With its rolling Downland and spectacular coastal views, the South Downs East estate includes some of the most iconic countryside sites in Sussex, from the white cliffs at Birling Gap to the Iron Age hill forts at Ditchling Beacon, Devil’s Dyke and Cissbury Ring our sites are special places for people and wildlife.

The South Downs East estate stretches over 1,800 hectares and is a complex mix of chalk downland, farmland, woodland and floodplain.

Centre & Reserve Manager - Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

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WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Dumfries & Galloway

37.5 Hours per week

£42,798 per annum

This is an inspiring career opportunity for someone looking to combine their experience as a Reserve Manager with general management experience in a broad leadership role to deliver a positive future for this amazing site, the staff and volunteers that work there and all of its visitors and supporters. As the Centre & Reserve Manager you will manage your resources creatively to achieve financial, conservation and visitor engagement targets, delivering the Trust’s agreed strategic and business objectives.

Woodland Officer - West 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. Our Prime Minister and our government are committed to creating 30,000 hectares of woodland a year across the UK by the end of this Parliament.

There are two Woodland Officer Areas to fill within the West Midlands one based in and around Worcestershire and one in North Shropshire. The counties are both well wooded at approx. 10% containing their respective AONBs such as the Malvern Hills and a part of the Cotswolds in Worcs and in Shropshire the Shropshire Hills and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Woodland Officer and Woodland Officer (Tree Health) - South West - Forestry Commission

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We are seeking dynamic individuals with experience in forestry and/or land management, who are quick to learn and inspire and enthuse others. The Woodland Officer role can be seen as the ‘face’ of the Forestry Commission to landowners, managers and stakeholders. Each Woodland Officer has their own geographic area of primary responsibility, enabling them to develop a strategic view of the local landscape, a network of local stakeholders and understanding of the challenges and opportunities.

Estates Surveyors x 4 - Forestry England

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Forestry England are looking for 4 Estates Surveyors to work in their regional estates teams based at Exeter, the Forest of Dean, Yorkshire and in the North of England.

Do you want to work for the largest land manager and recreation provider in England?

Responsible for over 200,000ha of land including conifer and ancient woodland, agricultural land and heathland in a wide range of environments.

GIS Officer - Butterfly Conservation

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We have a great opportunity for a GIS specialist to join our Recording and Monitoring team at an exciting time in Butterfly Conservation’s development.

A part-time established post, the GIS Officer will play a key role in transforming Butterfly Conservation’s use of its biological data. With the experience and knowledge to work independently, as well as in a small team, you will use your expert GIS skills to support Butterfly Conservation’s work in biodiversity conservation, policy and scientific research, through conducting innovative QGIS analyses, creating novel data products and developing and analysing our database of site advice and management.

Broads Reserves Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £23,000 - £24,500 according to experience

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve, Carlton Marshes, Burnt Hill Lane, Carlton Colville NR33 8HU, Lowestoft, Suffolk

Suffolk Wildlife Trust’s vision is a wilder Suffolk, where nature is thriving and abundant, because everyone is doing more to help. It is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves. The Broads Reserves Warden is a key member of North East Suffolk team and will support the team to achieve the successful conservation management on Trust reserves in North East Suffolk.

Senior Tree Officer - Hart District Council

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Salary: Grade I (£37,516 - £40,471)

Hours per week: 37

Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)

Type: Permanent

An opportunity has arisen in Countryside Services for a Senior Tree Officer. The successful applicant will assist The Council in meeting its corporate objectives and statutory obligations in relation to trees, including advice to planning service (Place) and other Council departments as required.

Marine Programme Manager - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £37,550.00

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Spurn National Nature Reserve, Spurn Head, south of Kilnsea, Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU12 0UH

Are you passionate about marine conservation? Are you an experienced staff manager? Do you have a high level of understanding of marine ecology? Then we have the role for you.

Community Engagement Officer - RSPB

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Location: Loch Lomond

Salary: £22,986.00 - £25,500.00 Pro Rata

Duration: 9 months

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to join our site team for 22.5 hours per week on a 9-month contract, to help us continue to engage the local and wider community, alongside our site visitors, about the amazing work at RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond, in Gartocharn. The site has a plethora of superb wildlife including ospreys, red squirrels and huge flocks of wintering geese. The post holder will head up our on site visitor experience offer, including the running the Nature Hub and the events & activities programme.

Senior Ecologist - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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Do you crave variety in your daily work? Are you passionate about embedding ecology into developments? Speak to us about exciting new opportunities in our Ecology Team.

As a result of ongoing growth and new projects, we require a Senior Ecologist to join our highly respected Ecology Team based in Mold (North Wales). This position is offered as permanent, full-time, although part time will be considered.

If you are an Ecological Consultant looking to take the next step in your career, or an established Senior Ecologist, then this could be the role for you.

Seasonal Ornithologist/Ecologist - Mold - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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A fantastic opportunity has arisen with us to work on a wide range of interesting projects across Wales and England. As a seasonal ecologist you will get the opportunity to visit a host of different places to carry out ecological surveys. In a vibrant and busy consultancy, each day is different, and the variety means you will quickly be able to apply your knowledge to a diverse range of projects. The work could include bat surveys, badger surveys, breeding bird surveys and ecological supervision.

Horticulture Tutor SEN - Green Corridor

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Grade/Salary: £24K-£26K (based on experience & qualifications)

Hours: 35 per week

Contract: Permanent

Probationary Period: 24 weeks

Location: Stanwell (Close to T5 Heathrow)

Green Corridor is a Section 41 specialist post-16 education provider catering for young people between the ages of 16-25. Our young people have a range of needs, including those with mild to moderate special educational needs and learning difficulties. Green Corridor provides the best quality of education and care for vulnerable young people and adults through vibrant bespoke learning pathways, which enhances their future employability and nurtures outstanding personal development.

Reserves Manager (Central & West Hampshire) - Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience

Location: Winchester and as required

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is a grassroots movement working for nature’s recovery and to bring people closer to nature. We are seeking a Reserves Manager (Central & West Hampshire) to join our cause. Reporting to the Director of Estates & Conservation Delivery, this post requires the management of a team of staff and volunteers responsible for a suite of Trust nature reserves and sites in central and West Hampshire, including sites in the Avon, Test & Itchen Valleys & South downs.

Green Infrastructure vacancies - Monmouthshire County Council

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Come and join our Green Infrastructure team!

Would you like to be part of a multidisciplinary award winning team, responsible for delivering Monmouthshire’s Green Infrastructure Strategy and our actions to maintain and enhance biodiversity?

We have a track record of securing external funding and as a result of recent success we have the following roles working both in Monmouthshire and in partnership with other local authorities and organisations: Green Infrastructure Project Management (permanent); Biodiversity and Ecology Officer (one year fixed term); GGGP Collaboration Lead (to 31 March 2023); GGGP Business Support Assistant (to 31 March 2023); GGGP Nature isn’t Neat Implementation Officer (to 31 March 2023)

Countryside Ranger (Berry Head NNR) - Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust

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Full Time, Permanent – Five days per week - £18,000 (+ pension)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Berry Head Ranger team at Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust and help protect one of Torbay’s most important sites. The National Nature Reserve and stunning headland, with its iconic lighthouse and Napoleonic Fort, is surrounded by water on three sides and offers exceptional views across Torbay and beyond. It is Torbay’s most designated heritage site being a Special Area of Conservation, National Nature Reserve, Site of Special Scientific Interest and Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Ranger - Erdigg - National Trust

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Location Address: Erddig, near Wrexham, LL13 0YT

Contract: Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £19,928 per annum

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.

Casework Officer – Projects - RSPB

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Location: Flexible

Salary: £27,574.00 - £30,590.00 Per Annum

Duration: 12 months

We need someone with good knowledge of the UK planning system and proven project management skills to help us find new ways to engage more people to save special places and threatened species. The role will include working with teams at our UK HQ and across all four UK countries to develop and deliver a new, accessible and engaging package of resources to help empower the public to get involved in local planning issues.

Assistant Warden (Fixed Term) - RSPB

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Location: Loch Lomond

Salary: £22,986.00 - £25,500.00 Per Annum

Duration: 6 months

Are you enthused by the sight of ospreys soaring overhead? Does digging a ditch, patching a hole or cutting and burning vegetation sound like a brilliant day at work? Or perhaps you would prefer driving a Soucy-tracked tractor, herding cattle or chainsawing scrub. If so, read on...

Senior Policy Officer - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Scotland - HQ

Salary: £32,400.00 - £35,944.00 Per Annum

Duration: 2 years

This is an outstanding opportunity to ensure that Scotland’s upland landscapes are managed in positive ways to help address the nature and climate crises, implementing RSPB Council policies. Working with other specialist policy colleagues you will lead on our work to develop our upland vision for Scotland including sustainable gamebird shooting; deer management; and farming and forestry.

Estate Warden - Horndean Parish Council

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£18,702 pa

Horndean Parish Council is responsible for managing and maintaining 60 hectares of public land. We are currently recruiting a full time permanent member of staff with horticultural and grounds maintenance experience.

Duties associated with the role will include tree and hedge maintenance, re-stocking and managing shrub, flower beds and hanging baskets, as well as other routine grounds maintenance tasks.

Green Spaces Officer - Oxford Preservation Trust

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Salary £30 - 34,000 full or part time depending on experience

Term Permanent

As Oxford Preservation Trust approaches our centenary, we want to make more of the 1000 acres of green spaces that we own or care for to protect and enhance Oxford’s green setting, landscapes and views and to contribute to conservation and climate change. As Green Spaces Officer you will need to enjoy variety, overseeing the management of various parcels from 0.25 to 100 + acres, in and around Oxford, many with public access, and including SSSI, water meadows, nature park and lakes, and some amazing heritage landscapes and views.

Part-time Project Officer & Volunteer Co-ordinator - River Teign Restoration Project

(Contract) 2021 -2023 (Equivalent to £27,600/yr pro rata – 115days/yr @ £120/day or £13,800/yr)

Do you share our passion for the River Teign and conserving its special migratory fish? Can you inspire and recruit volunteers to ‘adopt’ stretches of the river and take part in surveying and practical conservation work? The Teign Angling & Conservation Association is leading a 4-year National Lottery funded project which aims to increase the numbers of Salmon and Sea Trout found in the river and to raise awareness of these special fish.

Ranger - Urban Green Newcastle

Full-time, £20,000 – £25,000 (subject to experience), Permanent

Urban Green Newcastle is an independent charity responsible for the management, maintenance and protection of 33 parks and over 60 allotment sites across Newcastle upon Tyne. One of the first organisations of our kind in the country, we represent a novel approach to securing the future of green spaces previously managed by a local authority. We are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and passionate Ranger to join our Parks and Allotments team.

Biodiversity Advisor - Anglian Water Services Limited

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Circa £35,858 - depending on skills and experience

Permanent

37 Hours/Full Time

Challenging the way people think about water!

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Biodiversity Advisor responsible for delivery of the conservation and enhancement of biodiversity across their specific area of the Anglian Water land estate and ensuring business compliance with wildlife legislation. A key deliverable of this role will be supporting the biodiversity requirements for the creation of two new strategic reservoirs required to meet future water resource needs.

Monitoring Technician - Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd

Logo: Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd

Salary: £18,000

Location: Andover

Full Time

Fixed Term Contract

As a Monitoring Technician at Five Rivers, you’ll be joining a team of passionate and proactive industry experts with sustainability at its core. Together we thrive on a supportive culture which nurtures development, innovation, and a collaborative approach to delivering our ecological services.

Assistant Warden - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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WWT Welney Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week working 5 days in 7 to include weekends and bank holidays

£18,745 per annum

The Welney Centre is looking for an Assistant Warden to give support in a wide variety of conservation duties on a 420 ha lowland wet grassland reserve. Duties will include maintenance of the visitor grounds - for example, the bird hides - and updating the bird sightings board and the website. You will be assisting with winter wildfowl counts, breeding bird surveys and swan research, together with various ecological monitoring. The role includes a wide variety of estate work and the use and maintenance of agricultural and horticultural machinery will be required.

You will assist the Grazing Officer in the health and welfare of circa 600 cattle (beef and suckler herds), both shepherding livestock and counting herds daily and the movement of animals using trail bikes.

Assistant Area Manager - Derbyshire County Council

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Salary details: Grade 10 £28,682 - £31,832 per annum

Job term: Full Time

Appointment type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

A vacancy has arisen in the Destination Sites team within Derbyshire County Council Countryside Service. Working as part of the Derbyshire County Council’s Countryside Service, you will be responsible for the management of the Middleton Top/ High Peak Junction portfolio of centres and sites including responsibility for the Cromford canal and High Peak Trail. You will focus staff and resources on management to provide high quality countryside sites and facilities to Derbyshire residents and visitors alike.

Woodland Restoration Worker - North York Moors National Park Authority

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Salary of £17,842 - £18,198 per annum

FTC to 31 March 2022

Full time, 37 hours per week

North York Moors National Park, Helmsley (with substantial travel across the National Park).

As a Woodland Restoration Worker, you will deliver practical woodland management tasks across North York Moors National Park to ensure it’s woodlands can be enjoyed for generations to come. Reporting to the Woodland Restoration Team Supervisor, you’ll carry out a range of outdoor tasks as part of a four person team.

Countryside Ranger - Bracknell Forest Council

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£23,541 - £28,672 per annum

37 hours per week, one weekend in four

Bracknell

We manage over 150 amazing open spaces in Bracknell Forest. Start a new chapter in your career in conservation and help us to continue our exceptional work. e want Bracknell Forest to be a clean and green place to live. Our team are responsible for keeping the Borough’s parks and open spaces as fantastic places for people and wildlife. You will support the Parks and Countryside team to do this, gain valuable experience and see results you can be proud of.

Protected Area Warden (Sandwich & Pegwell Bay) - Kent Wildlife Trust

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Salary Range: The salary for this post is up to £25,000 pro rata dependent on skills and experience.

Contract Type: Fixed term (one year), Job share (22.5 hours per week)

Location: Based at Discovery Park/Sandwich and Pegwell Bay NNR.

Sandwich & Pegwell Bay NNR, covering some 635 ha [1570 acres] is composed of a complex of habitats including: inter-tidal flats, salt marsh, chalk cliffs and wave cut platform, beaches, sand dune, ancient dune pasture, scrubland and recently created grassland. The reserve is covered by a raft of protective designations including: SSSI, LNR, NNR, Ramsar, SPA and SAC. We are seeking a highly flexible, people-focussed Protected Area Warden to engage proactively and positively with visitors, local people, stakeholders and neighbours to protect the site and its wildlife from disturbance.

Rights of Way Officer - Durham County Council

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Grade 7 £23,541 to £27,041 p.a.

Location: County Hall, Durham

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen within the Council’s Access and Rights of Way Team for the position of Rights of Way Officer.

If you have an interest in public access to the countryside, are a good communicator with a proven track record in solving problems and dealing with people, this may be the ideal opportunity for you. You’ll make full use of your skills as you manage part of the network of public rights of way in County Durham, covering maintenance, enforcement and Public Path Order work.

Reserves Officer – Lilbourne & Western Reserves - Wildlife Trust Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire

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Permanent role

Salary: £20,512.16 p.a.

We are recruiting for a Reserves Officer to join the Northamptonshire reserves team, working on one of our newest nature reserves. The Reserves Officer will report to the Lilbourne Meadows Manager and will lead the day-to-day running of a number of key reserves in the west of the county along with working at Lilbourne Meadows. You will need: practical habitat management experience and ecology knowledge, experience of managing volunteers and contractors, confidence in delivering walks, talks and events.

Agriculture Regulatory Inspection Officers - Environment Agency

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Do you have a good knowledge of agriculture or other regulation in England and want to improve our natural environment? Would you like to be at the forefront of agricultural change? This is an exciting opportunity as we are recruiting a number of new officers across England to undertake regulatory inspections of farms.

We are looking for dynamic individuals ideally with experience and understanding of agriculture, or other regulatory activity, to work with farmers to increase their levels of compliance with existing environmental regulations.

Green Trails Biodiversity Officer - Vale of Glamorgan Council

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Capercaillie Advisory Officer - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Scotland - Inverness
Salary: £27,574.00 - £30,590.00 Pro Rata
Duration: 20 months

This part-time role will lead on capercaillie work outside the Cairngorms whilst working with the current Cairngorms Capercaillie advisory officer. The role will provide expert knowledge of capercaillie ecology, population, distribution and monitoring methods as well as a thorough understanding of habitat management to land managers, external partners and RSPB staff.

Forestry Consultant/Senior Forestry Consultant - Lockhart Garratt Ltd

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Location: Central/East of England - Flexible

Position Type: Full time, including 25 days holiday (plus Bank Holidays)

Salary: Competitive plus bonuses

As part of our continued growth, we are looking for a driven and enthusiastic Forestry Consultant/Senior Forestry Consultant to join our busy team to support the ongoing schedule of client projects. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your forestry and woodland management skills and to provide tailored advice to a variety of clients as part of a wider multi-discipline environmental consultancy.

Seasonal Weald Field Officer (x 2) - Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

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Contract: Fixed Term – 7 months (full time)

Salary: £18,895pa pro rata

Location: West Surrey

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation is looking to recruit two Seasonal Field Officers for our winter reserves management team based in west Surrey. This 7 month contract involves conservation management work on our nature reserves throughout Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex and possibly occasionally further afield.

Fundraising Development Officer - Ramblers

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We’re looking for a Fundraising Development Officer to join our small but committed team, in this broad and interesting role, to provide support across all our fundraising work, but with a particular focus on researching, identifying and approaching small trust and grant funders and helping to support our corporate partners, by providing excellent account management.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person, with excellent administrative skills, and the confidence to develop excellent relationships with funders, partners and staff within the Ramblers.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer - Staffordshire County Council

Stafford

£32,234 - £36,922 per annum

Full time/ Fixed Term until 31 March 2024

Cannock Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to take on the role of Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer to deliver a major new land management grant programme. Created by Defra and managed by AONBs and National Park teams across England, the programme will help farmers, land managers and others to deliver work on the farmed landscape under the themes of climate, nature, people and place.

Community Engagement Ranger - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £21,403 - £24,055 per annum
Work Location: Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Horndean
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Fixed term for 2 years

Hampshire County Council is recruiting a Community Engagement Ranger within the Countryside Service. Joining an Area Access Team, you will develop, coordinate and support a programme of activities on public rights of way, areas of open country and other forms of public access to the countryside.

Living Collections Keeper - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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37.5 hours per week 5 days from 7

£18,745 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and passionate person to join our small team as a Living Collections Keeper. You will assist with the day to day maintenance of the grounds area and the detailed management of the living collection population. This will include feeding, counting, monitoring animal behaviour and pest management and assisting with the delivery of general maintenance duties, such as hedge cutting, strimming, pruning and participating in daily cleaning within all exhibit areas, as well as ensuring compliance with the Zoo Licence Act 1981 and regular updating of the ZIMS software programme.

Wildlife Officer (East Devon AONB) - East Devon District Council

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£23,080- £25,481 per annum (pro rata)

Sidmouth

Part time (18.5 hours), fixed-term up to 3 years

We are seeking a Wildlife Officer to co-ordinate and facilitate the planning, design and delivery of wildlife events, projects, initiatives and activities that will deliver the AONB’s Colchester Declaration commitments, enhancing the conservation and awareness of key species and connecting people with nature. You will work with local communities, partners, farmers, land managers and others to secure and deliver habitat enhancement and species action across the AONB, whilst also securing additional funding and commissioning and supervising contracts. In addition, you will work closely with the AONB Project Officer and wider team in the delivery, communication and PR for your work.

Estate Worker – General - Ferne Animal Sanctuary

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Salary - £8.91 per hour

Full time 37.5 hours per week

5 day rota including weekend and bank holiday working

Based – Wambrook, Chard

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the sanctuary for a General Estates Worker. Reporting to our Estates Manager you will be responsible for the provision of Estates maintenance; this will inclue general repair, cleaning and maintenance of the sanctuary property and care and maintenance of the sanctuary site including external retail units.

Suffolk Coast RAMS Project Delivery Officer - East Suffolk Council

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£32,234 - £35,745 pa

37 hours per week.

Fixed term until March 2023.

Based in Riverside, Lowestoft or East Suffolk House, Melton

In this new role, you will act as the lead advisor in the implementation of the Suffolk Coast Recreational Disturbance Avoidance and Mitigation Strategy (Suffolk Coast RAMS), funded by developer contributions from East Suffolk Council, Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils, and Ipswich Borough Council. You will co-ordinate the initial delivery of the RAMS project alongside the partner organisations to enable the longer term planning for the spending of contributions secured and collected by those Local Planning Authorities, which will ensure compliance with the necessary legislative requirements for the protection of Special Protection Areas (SPA), Special Areas of Conservation (SAC) and Ramsar sites along the Suffolk Coast.

Site Manager - Yorkshire - Woodland Trust

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Salary: £26,000 - £30,000

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on others’ land.

Nature Conservation Estate Workers - Green Mantle (Ecosophy) Limited

Location: Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels

Pay: £17439 pro rata; 37.5 hours/wk. Mid September 2021 - end March 2022. Possibly longer. Mileage allowance.

Exciting opportunities to gain invaluable experience of countryside management and discover extensive networking possibilities. Full-time staff required to join small dynamic team undertaking felling, coppicing, tree surgery, fencing, wildlife pond construction, footpath maintenance and scrub clearance, mainly on SSSIs.

Climber Tree Surgeon, Groundsman and Forestry Hand Cutter - Chris Arnold Tree Surgery

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Full time, Permanent

We are a friendly, approachable tree surgery business with a wealth of experience in all aspects of tree maintenance. We work with private clients, businesses and local councils, and our teams cover the whole of the Cotswolds, Gloucestershire and Worcestershire. We have a thriving forestry section to our business where we offer a range of harvesting services, from thinning to clear felling, using only the latest equipment, and maintaining the highest safety standards.

Pathways to Rural Work Regional Coordinator - Countryside Learning Scotland

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£25k pro rata

24hrs hours per week, Initial contract until April 2022 with the intention to continue the initiative beyond this date.

Countryside Learning Scotland (CLS) is working with young people, schools, organisations and rural businesses to enhance and improve, rural participation and environmental awareness; awareness of and access to all rural careers and training; life quality; community resilience and employability through their Pathways to Rural Work initiative.

Senior Rural Tree Officer - Hertfordshire County Council

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Location: Hertford
Salary Range: £35,745 pa progressing to £39,880
Hours: 37 per week / Contract: Permanent

Hertfordshire County Council’s Rural Estates Team are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivating individual with an extensive knowledge of trees including pests and diseases to manage tree safety across the Property Team. The Property Team manage a diverse portfolio of assets amounting to over 2,500 property holdings which help to deliver services including schools, libraries, fire stations, waste management sites, adult and children’s social care together with approximately 11,000 acres of agricultural land, recreation sites, woodland and operational assets.

Programme Manager - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Glenbranter

£28,678 - £30,762 plus benefits

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) is looking for enthusiastic, practical, organised people to join our Central Region Programme Team to help shape the future of Scotland’s forests and land. Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) is an executive agency of the Scottish Government. We manage land on behalf of Scottish Ministers and serve as part of the Environment and Forestry directorate of the Scottish Government.

Live Stock Assistant (Farm Worker) - National Trust

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37.5 hours week - Fixed term contract for 24 months

£20,900 pa - Ebworth Estate, Stroud GL6 7ES

You will be supporting the Farm Manager delivering the conservation grazing operation for the National Trust in the Cotswolds. This is a practical role, with some administrative responsibilities. You will be assisting with responsibility for the day-to-day practical and technical management of the cattle onsite. This includes livestock husbandry (the herd is farm-assured), animal transportation, tractor work, fencing and estate management activities.

Ranger - National Trust

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18.75 hours per week - Permanent

£9,964 pa - Botallack, West Cornwall

As a Ranger in the West Cornwall team, you will be expected to help implement the team’s busy practical work programme, delivering excellent standards of presentation. Work includes habitat management to improve our land for wildlife doing all we can to halt species decline, conservation of historic features and access management. You will be expected to build and maintain strong professional relationships with colleagues, contractors, tenants, and neighbouring land managers.

Ranger - Wales - National Trust

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Location: Dinas, Betws y Coed, Conwy, LL24 0HF

Salary: £19,928 pa

Contract: Permanent, Full time working 37.5 hours per week

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.

Lead Ranger - National Trust

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The Brecon Beacons & The Gower

Salary: £27,735 per annum

Contract: Perm, Full time of 37.5 hours per week

Location - Wales, stretching from the Brecon Beacons to the Gower

This role involves being part of the ranger team based mainly in the Brecon Beacons and mid Wales. You'll report directly to the General Manager and will manage a team of rangers and volunteers and occasionally work with our other estate team on Gower.

Nature Recovery Champion - Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

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Reports to: Head of Conservation

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 / pro rata depending on experience

Contract duration: Permanent, full time

Based: Elm Tree Court, Devizes, with opportunity for some home working

We are looking for a dynamic and innovative individual to join our team and bring about Nature’s Recovery across Wiltshire and Swindon. You will need to have a good understanding of environmental policy and ideally the principles behind natural capital accounting or ecosystem service valuation.

Senior Species Recovery Officer - RSPB

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Location: Flexible

Salary: £32,400.00 - £35,944.00 Per Annum

The evocative call of curlews has heralded the arrival of spring for generations. Sadly, numbers are plummeting in the UK, which holds internationally important numbers of this species. A major part of this role will be to head up our Curlew Recovery Programme, which includes ‘Curlews in Crisis’ – a new £3.6 million LIFE+ project.

Recognising the enormity of the ecological crisis, the RSPB is committed to engaging and empowering people to help address it.

Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Boxworth

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

The Role: To deliver ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment. This will involve: Undertaking a wide range of ecological surveys including extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys and EcoCheck surveys and more specialist work such as protected species surveys and mitigation; Carrying out desk studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis, and report writing; Liaising with clients and statutory bodies; Inputting into ecological sections of Environmental Impact Assessments; Supporting sales activities by assisting with drafting proposals and quotes.

Assistant Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Boxworth

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

To deliver ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment. This will involve: Undertaking a wide range of ecological surveys including extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys and EcoCheck surveys and more specialist work such as protected species surveys and mitigation; Carrying out desk studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis, and report writing.

Assistant Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Wolverhampton

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

The Role: To deliver ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment. This will involve: Undertaking a wide range of ecological surveys including extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys and EcoCheck surveys and more specialist work such as protected species surveys and mitigation; Carrying out desk studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis, and report writing; Liaising with clients and statutory bodies.

Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Wolverhampton

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

To deliver ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment. This will involve: Undertaking a wide range of ecological surveys including extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys and EcoCheck surveys and more specialist work such as protected species surveys and mitigation; Carrying out desk studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis, and report writing; Liaising with clients and statutory bodies; Inputting into ecological sections of Environmental Impact Assessments; Supporting sales activities by assisting with drafting proposals and quotes.

Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Milton Park, Oxford

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

The Role: To deliver ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment. This will involve: Undertaking a wide range of ecological surveys including extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys and EcoCheck surveys and more specialist work such as protected species surveys and mitigation; Carrying out desk studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis, and report writing

Assistant Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

To deliver ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment. This will involve: Undertaking a wide range of ecological surveys including extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys and EcoCheck surveys and more specialist work such as protected species surveys and mitigation; Carrying out desk studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis, and report writing; Liaising with clients and statutory bodies;

Planning & Advocacy Manager - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £32,000 - £34,000 according to experience

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Brooke House, The Green, Ashbocking, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 9JY

This is an exciting and challenging new role working within the Conservation Department and was created with a recognition that we needed to increase our capacity and ability to work with and influence key stakeholders and developers in light of theEnvironment Act and the Dasgupta Review.

Public Rights of Way & Country Parks Team Senior Officer - Devon County Council

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Salary - Grade G SCP 29 £32,910 - £36,922 per annum

Appointment - Full Time

Job Term - Permanent

Location - Devon

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Public Rights of Way and Country Parks Leadership Team as the Senior Officer with specific responsibility for the management of legal and development matters relating to public rights of way and access.

Projects Officer - Dartmoor National Park Authority

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Grade: Subject to job evaluation

Hours: 37 per week

Contract length: Permanent

As a Projects Officer, you will focus on partnership working to develop and deliver projects that pursue National Park purposes and the socio-economic wellbeing of local communities. You will be involved in community engagement, identifying and developing funding bids and opportunities, as well as supporting and administering projects that foster community and economic development.

Assistant Ranger - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £18,933 - £19,941 per annum

Work Location: TBC

Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2022

Bird Aware Solent Rangers promote responsible recreation on the Solent coast so that people do not harm the populations of overwintering coastal birds within the three Special Protection Areas (SPAs). We are looking for 3 seasonal rangers to join the team for the upcoming winter season. Seasonal rangers patrol the coast to monitor public use and provide a positive and engaging presence with all user groups, including dog walkers.

Dartmoor Farming Officer - Dartmoor National Park Authority

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Grade 5: £27,741 - £32,234

Full time - 37 hours per week

3 year fixed term contract

The HFP was established through a partnership of local farmers and organisations to help support a viable and sustainable future for farming on Dartmoor. The Project’s primary function is to provide advice and information, promote skills development, secure funding and offer a single point of contact to rural communities and partners regarding key issues.

Park Ranger - Anglian Water Services Limited

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Salary - circa £21,700 dependent on skills and experience

Grafham

Join our team and make a difference! We are searching for a Park Ranger to join our team. In this key role you’ll assist in the upkeep of the park facilities and wider maintenance of our site whilst ensuring infrastructure is kept in excellent condition. You will love working outdoors in all weather and interest in fly fishing is beneficial. Alongside excellent customer service skills, you’ll demonstrate knowledge and expertise and assist with use of site facilities, advising on permits and enforcing bylaws.

Warden (Full time) - Malvern Hills Trust

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Responsible to: The Chief Executive Officer

Starting Salary: NJC Scale Point 7 (£20,092)

Hours: 37 hrs / week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the staff team of one of Britain’s most iconic landscapes. The successful candidate will carry out a wide range of practical tasks involved in helping to manage the Malvern Hills and Commons.

2 x Parks Project Manager - London Borough of Hounslow

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Salary: PO5 (£43,860 to £46,839)

Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, who is committed to making a positive difference to lives of its residents and visitors? If so, we have an exciting opportunity to join us with two fixed term positions for two years of Parks Projects Managers.

This is your chance to be part of this exciting change and help to initiate and deliver a wide range of exciting capital projects across our parks and open spaces and lead on the implementation of the Green Infrastructure strategy, one of the firsts in London.

Investigations Officer - Northern Ireland - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Northern Ireland
Salary: £27,574.00 - £30,590.00 Per Annum
Duration: 2 years

The illegal killing of birds of prey is a stain on Northern Ireland’s reputation. It affects almost all of our raptor species, and but particularly impacts those of high conservation concern such as the hen harrier, peregrine, and red kite. We are looking for an enthusiastic, organised and committed individual to join the RSPB Investigations team in the fight against raptor persecution in Northern Ireland. If you could thrive in a dynamic, challenging environment where you will have the opportunity to contribute your own ideas within a unique and specialised team, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

Conservation Trainee - North York Moors National Park Authority

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Salary of £17,842 - £18,198

Helmsley, York YO62, UK

As a Conservation Trainee, you will play a key role in supporting our Ecologist and our Natural Environment Team whilst learning vital skills and gaining extensive experience in ecology and habitat management within a National Park setting. Working across the Conservation Department, you will assist in the implementation, monitoring and review of conservation work, supporting our work in relation to woodland, freshwater, moorland and other terrestrial habitats and species.

Countryside Estate Workers – 3 posts - Cannock Chase Council

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Grade D : £19,698 - £21,748 per annum

We are looking for 2 full time and 1 part time Countryside Estate Workers, you will ideally have experience of working with volunteers and will have a good practical knowledge and experience of countryside management techniques for nature conservation. As well as being able to demonstrate managing a wide range of habitat types, the successful candidate will ideally be competent in the use of farm machinery, chainsaws, brush cutters and power tools, although training will be provided if needed. Experience in managing cattle would also be an advantage. Heavy manual work will be required.

Research Assistant - Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

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Contract: Paid, full time, permanent

Location: Office based in Eggleston, Co. Durham

Salary: £18,000 – £25,000, dependent on experience

This is an opportunity to work within a small team of conservation biologists dedicated to wildlife management and habitat restoration within the English uplands. The post-holder will assist in delivering a varied programme of work that will include studies of population dynamics and habitat use amongst moorland birds, including counts of both red and black grouse and their intestinal parasites that will continue our long-term datasets which began in the 1980s.

Nature Recovery Officer - Peak District National Park Authority

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37 hours per week / Temporary maternity cover, anticipated to end October 2022
£24,491- £27,041 per annum

An experienced Ecologist is required to provide extended maternity cover within the Peak District National Park Authority’s Natural Environment & Rural Economy Team. The post-holder will co-ordinate a partnership to develop a Nature Recovery Plan for the National Park and lead on development of the Plan. Other duties will include input to nature conservation policy and project work; managing the Authority’s ecological database; and assisting team members with consultations relating to the natural environment.

Ecologist and an Assistant Ecologist - EMEC Ecology

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We are looking for an Ecologist and an Assistant Ecologist to join our Wildlife Trust consultancy

Location: The Old Ragged School, Brook Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EA

Working hours: Flexible

Ecologist - Salary: £19,752pa to £26,363pa (dependant on experience) - Contract Type: Permanent

Assistant Ecologist - Salary: £18,533pa - Contract Type: Fixed term to 30 September 2022

As a commercial subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, we have the conservation and restoration of nature at our heart. When delivering our clients’ projects and objectives, we look for biodiversity net-gain wherever possible and through our ecology, land management and arboricultural services we deliver innovative solutions to benefit habitats and species.

Senior Adviser - Historic Environment - Natural England

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£32,438

Flexible working available

Various locations

As a Historic Environment Senior Adviser, you’ll use your historic environment (HE) expertise in a leading role. Developing ambitious partnership plans for places with nature at their heart, you will bring people and nature together. Your specialist HE advice and guidance will make a difference to a variety of initiatives - from landscape-scale habitat restoration/creation projects, to complex agri-environment schemes. Making a significant contribution to our HE strategy, you’ll promote the importance of integrated management of our natural and cultural environment. Along the way, you’ll forge collaborative relationships with a range of people - from colleagues to partners.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer - North Wessex Downs AONB

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Salary: £32,910 - £34,728

Working Pattern: Temporary Full Time

Location: AONB office, near Hungerford, Berkshire

This is a varied role working with farmers and land managers across the AONB to encourage and support high quality applications that deliver against the four programme outcomes of nature, climate, people and place. We will look to you to have significant experience of conservation/land management, heritage and access issues and familiarity with current agri-environment schemes and the challenges currently facing farming and land management.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Business Support Officer - North Wessex Downs AONB

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Salary: £22,627 - £24,491 pro rata

Working Pattern: Temporary Part Time

Location: AONB office, near Hungerford, Berkshire

Farming in Protected Landscapes is a new three-year programme created by Defra and delivered by AONB and National Park teams across the country. You will be issuing application forms, preparing grant agreements, managing claims and reporting processes. You will also organise and administer Local Assessment Panel meetings and excel at working effectively, prioritising tasks and working to defined deadlines whilst being adaptable and self-reliant with initiative and confidence.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer - Cranborne Chase AONB

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Salary: £32,910 - £34,728

Working Pattern: Temporary Full Time

Location: AONB office, Tollard Royal, Wiltshire

We are looking for a knowledgeable, experienced and enthusiastic team member to lead delivery of the Defra-funded Farming in Protected Landscapes programme for Cranborne Chase AONB. This is a varied role working with farmers and land managers across the AONB to encourage and support high quality applications that deliver against the four programme outcomes of nature, climate, people and place. You will provide advice and guidance to applicants, work closely with our Local Assessment Panel and the programme Business Support Officer.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Business Support Officer - Cranborne Chase AONB

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Salary: £22,627 - £24,491 pro rata

Working Pattern: Temporary Part Time

Location: AONB office, Tollard Royal, Wiltshire

We are looking for a knowledgeable, experienced and enthusiastic team member to support the delivery of the Defra-funded Farming in Protected Landscapes programme for Cranborne Chase AONB. This is a varied role, working closely with the Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer, who will be encouraging and advising farmers and land managers across the AONB to submit high quality applications that deliver against the four programme outcomes of nature, climate, people and place.

Ecologist – Birmingham / Warwickshire - Midland Ecology Ltd

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Due to increasing numbers of surveys in the Birmingham and Warwickshire areas, we are looking for an experienced Ecologist to take the lead on our work in the area. Working primarily within this region, your role will be very much that of a ‘local expert’; in terms of local ecology, but also local planning policies, decision makers and processes.

We work on a wide range of projects; from small residential extensions, to large multi-phase housing and national infrastructure projects.

Ecologist – West Midlands - Midland Ecology Ltd

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Midland Ecology provide a variety of ecological surveys and services across the Midlands. We work on a wide range of projects; from small residential extensions, to large multi-phase housing and national infrastructure projects.

Are you looking to take the next step on the career ladder and broaden your skills? You will work on Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, bat surveys and other protected species surveys. You will collate and review survey results.

Programme Manager - Farm in a Box - The Country Trust

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Employed: 4-5 days per week (28 - 35 hours)

Remuneration: £32-35,000 depending on experience

Location: Flexible, helpful if within reach of Chelmsford

Contract: Permanent subject to successful 6-month probationary review. We would also be open to discussing a self-employed contract if this is your preference

We seek a skilled and versatile Programme Manager to very quickly become immersed in, and take ownership of our new, but already highly regarded Farm in a Box (FIAB) programme, initially focusing on the successful delivery of Farm in a Box National in autumn 2021.

Experienced Gardener / Estate Work - Private Estate

Salary: Competitive and depending on experience

Location: Ripon, North Yorkshire

Hours: Full Time 40 hours Monday - Friday

Contract: Permanent

An exciting opportunity to run a private garden and varied estate land in an exceptional AONB location. Good plant and tree knowledge required with an understanding of wildlife and eye for aesthetics.

Forest Manager - Bronwin & Abbey Ltd

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Bronwin & Abbey Ltd is a forest management company with offices in Wales and the Midlands. It provides a comprehensive forest management service to a range of clients with an emphasis on the traditional estate. The company offers a complete woodland service from consultancy to delivery of all forestry operations. The business prides itself on providing a high quality, client focused independent service.

Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Leeds

Salary: Competitive Salary

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.

Ecological Consultant/Senior Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Kent

Salary: Competitive Salary

You will be a key player in delivering ecological surveys and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment, with the aim to rapidly develop your skills and grow the business in the Kent region

Ranger (INNS) - National Trust for Scotland

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Hours: Full Time, Fixed Term until 13th May 2022

No. of positions available: 2

Location: Based at Balmacara (also covering Torridon and Kintail)

Salary range: Grade 3 Lower £22,572 pro rata

To undertake the control of invasive non-native (INNS) species on the Balmacara Estate, Torridon and Kintail and to record efficacy of previous control action.

Senior Ecologist - EMEC Ecology

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Salary: up to £35,168 pa

Location: The Old Ragged School, Brook Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EA

Contract Type: Permanent

Working hours: Flexible

Wildlife Trust consultancy seeks experienced Senior Ecologist.

Let's be totally honest, not all ecological consultancies are the same. We want to do the very best for nature and ALL of our profits are gift-aided to the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust to support conservation directly on the ground.

Rural Estate Surveyor - Duchy of Cornwall Estate

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£33,000 per annum

St. Mary’s, Isles of Scilly

Permanent, 35 hours per week

An exciting vacancy has arisen for a progressive and forward thinking, qualified Chartered Surveyor to work as part of a dedicated small team responsible for managing the Duchy’s interests in the Isles of Scilly, Based on the stunning island of St Mary’s overlooking Porthcressa Beach and St Mary’s Harbour, the role involves a broad range of professional estate management work reflective of the natural and built environment of Scilly.

RFS Forestry Roots - College and University Leaver Traineeships - Royal Forestry Society

Forestry Assistant - West Yorkshire: £17,000

A practical role with the Forestry Department at Harewood House, Leeds. This role is suited to a recent college leaver with a Level 3 in Forestry, Arboriculture or Countryside Management.

Graduate Forestry Consultant - Eastern Region: £20,000

An amazing first step for a graduate with a degree in Forestry or Woodland Management. You will be joining the team at Oakbank Game and Conservation Ltd.

Planning Ecologist - Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

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Salary - £35,745 - £38,890 per annum (Shown)
Location - Barnsley, S70 2RD
Job Type - Full Time, Permanent

This is a great opportunity for someone who is passionate about biodiversity and who is looking for a suitable work life balance that includes a combination of home working, site visits and office work. You will be responsible for ensuring that the biodiversity potential of sites is preserved and enhanced in Barnsley and will lead on biodiversity and geodiversity issues in relation to plan making, development proposals and nature conservation sites.

Working Head Forester- NE Scotland - RTS Forestry

RTS Forestry

RTS Forestry is the leading independent Forest Management Company operating throughout Scotland and Northern England. We are seeking a Working Head Forester to support and deliver our forest management and harvesting activities.

You will want to work for us if you are practically minded with a good problem-solving ability and take pride in delivering high quality works on the ground. Our clients range from large Deeside Estates to small-scale farm woodland owners. The advertised position is based within our growing Aboyne Office, working throughout the north east of Scotland, often in the stunning surrounds of Deeside and the Cairngorms National Park.

Landscaper - Ecosulis Ltd

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Ecosulis are looking for experienced Landscapers

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can experience the great outdoors and have a meaningful impact on UK conservation? What better way to mitigate climate change and benefit wildlife than planting trees and helping to create biodiverse habitats? As the UK's most experienced ecological consultancy and contractor, Ecosulis is currently looking to recruit landscape operatives to assist its habitat creation teams in the Aylesbury region.

Tree Seed Collector and Processor - Forestart Ltd

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If you enjoy working outside in the natural environment this is the job for you. The main work is collecting tree and shrub seed; the seed you collect will enable thousands of trees to be grown.

You will be collecting berries, cones or pods which are then brought back to our unit in Hadnall. This involves collecting by hand outside in all weathers. Some travel away may be required. Time is then spent in the unit processing everything that has been collected either by hand or using machinery. You are then caring for the seed by drying it down for storage or mixing it with water and peat to get it ready to send to nurseries to be grown.

Trainer Assessor in Countryside and Water Environment (Yorkshire & the North East) - Bridgwater & Taunton College

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Salary: £26,517 - £28,282 per annum

Location: Yorkshire & The North East (Home Based)

This post will plan, co-ordinate, train and assess for countryside worker, water environment worker, countryside ranger and related occupations, including contract delivery for the National Trust and the Environment Agency. Your knowledge and experience in the full range of countryside management, including water management, will be shared with apprentices and colleagues and the quality and delivery of the new programmes carefully updated and monitored with the support of the Countryside and Water Environment Team Leader and Curriculum Manager.

Estate Manager - Private Estate

Seeking Estate Manager for Large Somerset Estate:

Looking for a smart, independent estate manager to oversee a 2 year transition period of a Somerset Estate. Applicant must be strong willed and be experienced in both events and in property letting.

Park Ranger - Wicksteed Park

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Location: Kettering

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £27,000 per year

Wicksteed Park in Kettering has a new opportunity for a Park Ranger, a prominent role at Wicksteed Park responsible for managing, creating and maintaining the various habitats, greenspaces and parts of the wider estate owned by the Wicksteed Charitable Trust.

Biodiversity and Conservation Manager - The Crown Estate

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This is a new role reporting to the Head of Sustainability and based at Windsor. This role will lead an ambitious conservation and habitat enhancement project across The Crown Estate’s Windsor and Rural portfolio and will work closely with senior management teams to ensure the highest level of conservation practices are achieved across the portfolio.
This role will work help us achieve a successful balance between managing our environmental responsibilities whilst providing an attractive, safe and well maintained destination for over five million visitors a year.

Forest Works Manager, South West England Region - Landmarc Support Services Limited

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Working as part of the South West Region Project Management Office (PMO), you will be responsible for managing contracts for timber harvesting, woodland site restoration, preparation and restocking, the establishment of new plantations, tree safety works and ash dieback operations. In addition, you will be taking on a number of projects to conserve and enhance the natural and historic environment of the Defence Training Estate.

Salary: In the range of £32,000 to £42,000 pa negotiable depending on experience and qualifications and what value you can bring to the SW PMO.

Woodland Creation Forester – West Calder - Forestry and Land Scotland

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£28,678 - £30,762 plus benefits

Do you have a passion for working in the outdoors? Do you want to join a dedicated, diverse team of staff managing forests in Scotland? If so, Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) are looking for ambitious and motivated individuals who are looking for a rewarding and challenging career working in a natural environment.

Farming Engagement Officer - Chilterns Conservation Board

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Location: Based at CCB Offices, Chinnor (Covid dependent) with flexibility for home working.

Salary: £32,000 - £34,000 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week – fixed term contract to 31 March 2024. We are happy to consider part-time or job share proposals

We are looking for a new member of our team to lead the delivery of the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme (‘the programme’) for the Chilterns Conservation Board and provide support to the Local Assessment Panel. This is a varied role working with farmers and land managers across the AONB to encourage and support high quality applications that deliver against programme outcomes. You will provide advice and guidance to applicants and promote farmer led approaches including support for farmer clusters. You will work closely with the Local Assessment Panel and oversee the admin support for the programme.