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CJS Focus on Volunteering now published

Now published: CJS Focus on Volunteering in association with The Conservation Volunteers (TCV)

8 articles and 80 voluntary roles along with lots of volunteering opportunities across the UK so have a look through the regions for something you can get involved in.

Articles on: the differences volunteering can make all round as the lead from The Conservation Volunteers. The routes into rangering from, now employed, Sarah Davis. Hearing about other people’s experiences can be very useful and you guessed it, volunteering played a part. How organisations can engage with volunteers and help make them feel involved from BBOWT. An introduction to volunteer management systems from the CEO and founder of Volunteero – would you benefit from using one? Gaining experience and life skills through volunteering whilst at University and how this improves employability from Edge Hill University. Emma Parker tries to answer the age-old question ‘When the advice is “volunteer” how do you live?’ Finding out what volunteering journeys Kent Wildlife Trust staff have been on should give you some ideas. To round up, the Shadow Volunteers scheme from Forestry England – still volunteering but could be classed more as work experience.

Read it here 

Save our Shrills (SOS): Somerset Project Trainee - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Logo: Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Salary £19,838 (pro rata) for 9 months

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a part-time (0.8) trainee to work with and assist the Senior Project Officer with the delivery of the Save Our Shrills: Somerset project. The project, based primarily around South Somerset, aims to address the current decline of Shrill carder bees within the county working to provide habitat in order to ensure its continued survival. Your primary role will be to assist with and undertake bumblebee and wildflower surveys, creation of bumblebee friendly habitat including flower rich habitats, assist with engaging landowners, manging volunteers and helping to host events.

Project Officer (Urban Greening) - The Parks Foundation

12-months fixed-term contract

£27,000 per annum (pro-rata for p/t staff)

37.5 hours a week; 30 hours a week may be considered for the right candidate

Bournemouth & home working

We’re recruiting a 12-month fixed-term Project Officer to lead a grant funded project that will: Help communities take practical urban greening actions by delivering workshops in our ‘Green Heart Parks’ which provide the skills and resources for residents and community leaders /groups to replicate at home and in their community spaces; Liaise with various stakeholders to deliver urban greening principles in key locations (e.g. SUDs, planters, street trees and swift towers); Develop a ‘Community Gardeners’ scheme to galvanise public support for our urban greening initiatives, creating an army of manpower to ensure there is a legacy to the project.

Parks Activator x 3 positions - The Parks Foundation

Salary: £24,000 per annum (pro-rata for part-time)

Term: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours a week; 30 hours a week may be considered for the right candidate

Bournemouth & home working

You’ll deliver a programme of activities to increase the local communities’ engagement with and use of their local park, educating them about the environment. You will extend these urban greening principles into high streets, pockets parks and community organisation’s green spaces. You’ll also deliver a programme of physical improvements to transform some of our area’s green deserts into wildlife-rich sites which will create habitat and species resilience by linking existing biodiverse sites to a wider network.

Community Partnerships Officer - The Parks Foundation

Salary: £27,000 per annum (pro-rata for part -time)

Term: Fixed-term contract until 31st March 2025

Hours: 37.5 hours a week; 30 hours a week may be considered for the right candidate

Bournemouth & home working

Research has found that barriers experienced due to religion, race, ethnicity, gender, disabilities and LGBTQI+ identity can impact usage and enjoyment in parks and green spaces. We want to encourage everyone to feel welcome in our parks, and over the next two years we will be working with various inclusion partners to create a long-lasting solution to reduce these inequalities. We are looking for enthusiastic, nature loving staff member to co-designed activities to increase participation and engagement in our parks.

Asset and Information Officer - Leeds City Council

Logo: Leeds City Council

Salary SO1 - £30,151.00 to £32,020.00

Hours 37

Contract Type Permanent

Be a part of creating woodlands in Leeds planting 220,000 trees every year to combat climate change, create new habitats and sustainable woodlands for future generations.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for an Asset and Information Officer to work within the Parks Technical Team team based at Farnley Hall. This position is to support the service for the delivery of a woodland creation plan and adapting parks and green spaces in Leeds to meet the challenges of the climate emergency.

Ranger - Leicestershire County Council

Logo: Leicestershire County Council

Salary Range £24,501 - £26,850

Leicestershire Country Parks Service manages a portfolio of six destination country parks along with eighteen smaller secondary parks and open spaces. The service has created a new team centred around Snibston Colliery Park and eight additional parks around the National Forest area.

We are recruiting a new Ranger to this team

Snibston Colliery Park will be the primary base for the team, a site which offers visitors an array of attractions from its mountain bike track, fishing lakes, playground, and colliery park.

Senior Ranger - Leicestershire County Council

Logo: Leicestershire County Council

This role works on a two-week rota, working every second weekend.

Salary Range: £27,858 - £30,078

Leicestershire Country Parks Service manages a portfolio of six destination country parks along with eighteen smaller secondary parks and open spaces. The service has created a new team centred around Snibston Colliery Park and eight additional parks around the National Forest area.

We are recruiting a Senior Ranger to lead this new team.

Area Warden - South - Snowdonia National Park Authority

Logo: Snowdonia National Park Authority

Dolgellau, Gwynedd

Salary of £27,852 - £32,020 per annum

Snowdonia National Park Authority protects the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Eryri National Park. Covering 823 miles of diverse landscape, the Park is home to over 26,000 people, the highest mountain in Wales and the largest natural lake in Wales.

We are now looking for an Area Warden to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis working 37 hours per week.

Seasonal Rangers - Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Logo: Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

This is an exciting and pivotal time for Scotland’s first National Park, reaching our 20-year anniversary and setting a new strategic direction for the years ahead, stepping up our commitments to nature, climate and people. Our aim is to create a better, more sustainable, healthier future for all. A key part in delivering this will be through engagement with visitors and residents of the National Park.

Have you got what it takes to help us achieve these commitments and make a difference for generations to come? Then come and join the team.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Glastonbury area. Ham Wall and West Sedgemoor reserves
Salary: £23,939.00 - £26,558.00 Per Annum
This is a Permanent Full-Time role for 37.5 hours per week.

The role is based primarily at the RSPB’s Ham Wall and Sedgemoor grassland reserves of West Sedgemoor and Greylake, with occasional work at woodlands at Swell Wood. These are some of the best conservation sites in the country and are a key location for colonising wetland species in the UK.

Senior Membership Officer - Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Salary: c£27,500 to £29,000 per annum pro rata

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Lower Smite Farm, Smite Hill Hindlip , Worcester & Droitwich, Worcestershire, WR3 8SZ

Supported by around 23,000 members, we are looking for a highly motivated individual with passion for great service to our members and an interest in our work.

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading nature conservation charity and is supported by around 23,000 members, approximately one in 25 residents in Worcestershire.

Parks Services Manager - Kirklees Council

Logo: Kirklees Council

Location: Hybrid Working (Home/Huddersfield)

Salary: £37,261 - £39,493

Hours: 37 / Contract: Full Time, Permanent

Do you want to make a difference to communities and the environment in Kirklees? Are you a passionate leader who would you like to be part of a team that helps makes this difference?... if so, we have the perfect role for you!
The Kirklees Parks & Greenspaces Development Team play a key role in delivering welcoming, accessible, and high-quality public spaces and landscapes to allow people, businesses, nature and wildlife to flourish.

Lecturer/Course Manager in Rural Land Management - Reaseheath College

Logo: Reaseheath College

Salary: £25,838 - £29,504 (L6-L9) per annum

Hours: 37 hours Full Time / Status: Permanent

Reaseheath College is regarded as a leading provider of land - based education in the UK and has exceptional links with employers and associated businesses. The College has a beautiful rural setting situated amongst 330 hectares of farm, parklands, lake and established woodland.

Do you have specialist knowledge of environmental science, countryside science, aquatic science or game management? Then this role could be for you.

Climate Change Project Manager - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Flexible in UK
Salary: £28,420 - £31,529 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Duration: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

The purpose of this role is to lead the delivery of the RSPB’s Climate Change project, in particular the new work needed on climate change adaptation, ensuring that all the recommendations outlined in the 2019 & 2022 Council papers are embedded across RSPB work plans; identifying where there are gaps and putting in place solutions to ensure that these are addressed. This will ensure that RSPB is successfully meeting the objectives of the paper and ultimately contributing to the delivery of RSPB conservation policy goals.

Summer Bat Surveyors - ECOSA

Logo: ECOSA

Looking to gain work experience in ecology for your CV? Or are you an experienced or licensed bat surveyor?

Are you available to undertake bat surveys during late evenings/early mornings during the summer? If so, ECOSA would like to hear from you!

Each year, ECOSA relies on a pool of skilled bat surveyors to help deliver our busy survey schedule. Ideally, you will be able to commit to joining us on a regular/semi-regular basis on weeknights/early mornings during May to September to undertake dusk and dawn bat survey work.

Ranger - Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Logo: Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Salary: £27,270 - £31,011 (Band B1) per annum pro rata

Working Hours: 17.5 hours per week

Contract: April to September

Location: Lochearnhead

Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful and scenic landscapes in the world? Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park covers over 720 square miles of Scotland’s finest countryside which welcomes over 4 million visitors each year.

High Fen Site Coordinator (Rewilding) - Nattergal

Salary: £24,000 per annum pro rata

Contract: Permanent, Part-time (initially 2 days per week)

Nattergal is a new nature restoration company with a mission to “deliver nature recovery at scale to provide vital benefits for society and sustainable financial returns”. Nattergal aims to return ecosystems to nature in perpetuity, thereby increasing biodiversity, sequestering carbon, and providing a local nature-based economy. The initial focus is on lowland reversion projects in England, replicating the successes delivered at our sister organisation Knepp, now one of the most important biodiversity hotspots in the UK.

Project Manager (International Engagement) - Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

Logo: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

£31,512 per annum
37.5 hours per week - Monday to Friday
WWT Slimbridge with the opportunity for hybrid working
As our Project Manager, you will identify, develop and deliver projects, building on our existing global networks of wetland partners, and create a financially sustainable model that supports WWT to grow this area of work. You will develop and deliver initiatives that enhance connections between people and wetlands. This will be achieved through short and longer-term partnerships, offering consultancy advice, and strengthening existing CEPA networks and projects run by WWT.

Wildlife Management Officer - NatureScot

Logo: NatureScot

Salary: Starting salary £29,063

Hours: 35 hours

Contract: Permanent position

Location: Inverness

The purpose of the post is to help deliver our programme of work on deer management. This post will form part of a wider team responsible for the operational delivery of NatureScot deer functions across both North and South Scotland and supporting the delivery of Scottish Biodiversity outcomes.

Surveyors, Arborists, Forest Operatives, Harvester & Forwarder Operative - Scottish Woodlands Ltd

Logo: Scottish Woodlands

As business in the Utilities division continues to grow, we have a continuous recruitment drive open for Experienced Arborists, Forestry Operatives, Surveyors, Harvester & Forwarder Operatives to join our expanding team. As a key member of a high performing team, operating in a competitive, commercial environment we are seeking enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals to join our existing SPEN vegetation management teams. Working throughout Fife, Edinburgh and Central Scotland.

Seasonal Ranger Team Leader - Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Logo: Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Salary: £31,689 - £37,093 (Band C1) per annum

Working Hours: 35 hours per week, worked on a rota system

Contract: March to September

Location: Callander

Are you a charismatic, committed and enthusiastic leader with a proven track-record in countryside management? Do you enjoy working as part of an energetic and forward-looking team, and with wider stakeholders? We have an exciting opportunity for a Seasonal Ranger Team Leader position for the 2023 summer season. This a rare opportunity to take a leading role in a beautiful part of the country. You will support delivery of our visitor management programme, manage a team of Seasonal Rangers and be responsible for the day to day running of an efficient and effective team delivering the Ranger Service priorities.

Rights of Way Officer (PPO) - Nottinghamshire County Council

Logo: Nottinghamshire County Council

£25,878 - £29,439 per annum

Location: County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP

A Rights of Way Officer is required at County Hall, West Bridgford to join a team of dedicated Countryside Access Officers, who are responsible for the management and recording of the County’s public rights of way network. Key duties include; processing Public Path Order requests, assist with DMMOs, prepare reports and present research findings at local public inquires and Council meetings, process Permissive Path Agreements, investigate map anomalies, assist with land searches, carry out research at County Archives and provide general support to the Countryside Access Team.

Tutor - Field Studies Council

Logo: Field Studies Council

Salary up to £24,840 per annum, dependant on experience + benefits

Temporary, full time vacancy

37.5 hours per week / Fixed Term Contract 01 February 2023 to 31 December 2024.

Field Studies Council Epping Forest, Loughton, Essex.

At the Field Studies Council we promise to get people outdoors, provide high quality learning and encourage positive wellbeing. We’re all about creating outdoor learning experiences and opportunities that inspire everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about the environment. Established in 1943, our network of Learning Locations provide day and residential courses for all ages, from young children to retired adults, from schools and communities throughout the UK, reaching many others through our publications and community-based programmes.

Tutor - Field Studies Council

Logo: Field Studies Council

Salary up to £24,840 per annum plus benefits

Permanent, full time vacancy

Field Studies Council Epping Forest, Loughton, Essex and Field Studies Council London.

The post-holder will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide-ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting Field Studies Council achieve its vision to inspire everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about our environment. The post-holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the outdoor environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners. You will also contribute to all other aspects of working in a busy education centre.

Seasonal Assistant Ranger - Waverley Borough Council

Logo: Waverley Borough Council

£10.19 per hour

7.5 hours a day

Weekends & Bank Holidays from 1 April 2023 to the 1 October 2023

Frensham, Surrey

Based at Frensham Common, you will assist countryside ranger staff in the management of the common during weekends and bank holidays to October 2023. Duties: Maintain a presence around the site during busy periods; Carry out parking attendant duties; Assist in enforcing byelaws; Assist with site / estate management and maintenance.

Senior Research Assistant - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Salary: £26,180.00 - £29,043.00 Per Annum
Duration: 4.5 months contract, Full Time 37.5 hours per week
Location: Fieldwork, North Wales
The Eurasian Curlew is a major conservation priority in the UK and further afield We are looking for an enthusiastic fieldworker to study the survival and habitat use of Curlew broods, by fitting radio tags to Curlew adults and chicks and tracking their movements. In this exciting conservation project based in North Wales, a variety of interventions are being deployed to help breeding Curlew. The responsibilities of the postholder will include: Curlew nest finding and monitoring; fitting radio tags to adults and chicks; collecting biometrics from adults and chicks; monitoring the survival of broods through radio tracking and visual observation; ensuring all data are entered and stored correctly; end of season reporting.

Working with Rivers Graduate Placement Scheme - NatureScot

Working with Rivers Graduate Placement Scheme - NatureScot, Graduate Career Advantage Scotland (GCAS) and Fisheries Management Scotland (FMS) are running a Working With Rivers graduate placement scheme for 2020 and 2021 graduates (and 2022 graduates with certain protected characteristics) aged 29 and under who are looking to gain experience and skills in the river restoration sector. 12 host employers across Scotland will offer 6 month placements between April and September 2023, offering good quality, on-the-job learning and development experiences. You will work closely with freshwater fish and habitats and will have opportunities to develop and enhance skills in river restoration, natural flood management, Invasive Non Native Species control and riparian woodland creation.

Oak Processionary Moth Support Officer - London/South East England - Forestry Commission

Logo: Forestry Commission

Salary £32,612 - £35,343

Our Prime Minister and our government are committed to creating 30,000ha of woodland a year across the UK by the end of this Parliament. This acceleration in current planting rates in England will contribute to meeting the net-zero by 2050 ambitions, and to government’s wider environmental targets.

The Plant Health Forestry team is a high performing geographically distributed team with staff responsible for delivery across GB.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Mottisfont SO51 0LP

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract, Part-time

Salary: £21,684 per year

This 12-month fixed-term position is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience at the beginning of your conservation career.

The role encompasses a range of diverse habitats and sites across West Sussex from woodland, heathland and chalk downland to sand dunes, vegetated shingle and salt marsh.

Habitat Survey Officer - The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, and Northamptonshire

Logo: Wildlife Trust BCN

Salary: £26,000 per annum

Type of Contract: Fixed Term for 24 months from April 2023 / Hours: 37.5 hours per week. Full Time

Location: The Manor House, Broad Street, Cambourne, Cambridgeshire, CB23 6DH

Would you like to contribute to an important county project and be a part of making sure decisions about the future of priority habitats and conservation strategies are based on the best available information?
We are looking for someone, keen to use their skills in habitat survey and mapping, to lead on reviewing the status and location of priority habitats across Cambridgeshire.

Ecologist / Senior Ecologist - Total Ecology Ltd

Logo: Total Ecology Ltd

Location: Based in Corbridge, Northumberland or home based anywhere in the UK wide will be considered.

Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 depending on experience

Total Ecology are seeking a self-motivated, enthusiastic individual to join our friendly consultancy based in Corbridge, Northumberland to work either full time or part time, to support the growing nature of the company.

Total Ecology is a well-established ever-growing consultancy based in Northumberland, carrying out ecological consultancy work across the UK for over 10 years with a small friendly team of experienced Ecologists and a wide range of expertise.

Wildlife Manager - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Slindon Estate

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £29,640 per annum

We have a rare opportunity for an individual to help deliver professional wildlife management, playing a key role in the ecological protection and enhancement of our countryside properties. From lethal and non-lethal control to supporting species recovery and re-introductions, this is an exciting chance to develop our approach at a landscape-scale

Development & Promotions / Training / Administration / Fundraising - National Hedgelaying Society

Logo: National Hedgelaying Society

Full Time or Part Time

Remote / Hybrid

Full Time Salary circa £29,000

Part Time Salary dependent on job responsibilities

Self-employed working can also be considered

The National Hedgelaying Society is a registered charity in England and Wales dedicated to maintaining the traditional skills of hedgelaying and encouraging the sympathetic management of hedgerows for wildlife and landscape.

We currently have employment opportunities which could form a single full-time position or two part time positions.

Head Gardener - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Gibside, Crook Hall, Washington Old Hall, Souter Lighthouse

Location: Tyne & Wear, North East England

Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time

Salary: £32,000pa

This is a unique opportunity to create a new team of gardeners across 4 very different properties. Each site has unique qualities, and we are in the early stages of unlocking the amazing potential these gardens can offer to our communities and visitors.

Area Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: White Peak, Ilam, Ashbourne, DE6 2AZ

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Salary: £25,662 per annum

As a countryside property, the National Trust in the Peak District is at the forefront of conservation – managing its estate through a small but dedicated team, to the highest international standards for conservation, access, and wider public benefits. As Area Ranger you’ll lead the team in the day-to-day delivery of our land management and operations across the White Peak Estate.

Strategy Lead - Nature Recovery - South Downs National Park Authority

Logo: South Downs National Park Authority

Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst (Hybrid)

Salary: £42,886 to £47,173

Hours: 37 hours per week / Type of post: Permanent

The South Downs National Park Authority cares for the landscapes, wildlife and heritage of the National Park and helps people to learn about and enjoy the area. As a protected landscape the SDNPA also has a critical role in the delivery of the Nature Recover Network- a national network of wildlife-rich places.

Soil & Water Officer - Arun & Rother Rivers Trust

Logo: Arun & Rother Rivers Trust

Salary: £26,000.00- £30,000.00 depending on experience  

Hours: Full Time 37.5 hours per week 

The Arun & Rother Rivers Trust (ARRT) is seeking a Soils & Water Officer to develop Citizen Science for soils as part of the Catchment Systems Thinking Cooperative Project, a collaborative national partnership between the Rivers Trust, United Utilities and other partners from the water, environmental NGO and academic sectors.

Area Business Manager - South West - Forestry Commission

Logo: Forestry Commission

Salary £27,779 - £30,168

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.

We advise nationally and locally on how to unlock the full potential of woodlands and support the forestry sector to protect, improve and expand England’s valuable woodland assets, ensuring that they continue to provide benefits to people, the environment and the economy.

Senior Ranger - Royal Victoria and River Hamble Country Parks - Hampshire County Council

Logo: Hampshire County Council

Royal Victoria Country Park and River Hamble Country Park, Southampton

Full-time, Permanent

£28,934 - 32,026 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the friendly Royal Victoria and River Hamble Country Parks teams located in the South of Hampshire. We are looking for someone to lead the parks rangers who has experience of managing and developing a team combined with a good knowledge of countryside management practices particularly woodland and grassland management with an appropriate qualification and demonstrated practical experience.

Volunteer & Catchment Coordinator - Arun & Rother Rivers Trust

Logo: Arun & Rother Rivers Trust

Salary: £22,000.00 – £27,500.00 depending on experience (fte) 

Hours: Part Time (0.8fte) 30 hours per week  

Contract: Fixed-term contract until 31 August 2024 

Location: Working across the Arun & Western Streams Catchment 

Base: Home Based with travel around the Arun & Western Streams Catchment 

The Arun & Rother Rivers Trust (ARRT) is an environmental charity working with partners and stakeholders across the Arun & Western Streams catchment to enhance and protect the water landscape.

Parks Technical Officer - Nottingham City Council

The Parks and Open Spaces Service is looking for a Parks Technical Officer to join the team. This role involves the day to day management of the Playground Engineers and wider playground maintenance operations across the City. Other duties include the overseeing of a number of Health and Safety functions for the service, along with the opportunity to assist in the development of parks and green spaces. This role gives an idea opportunity to use and develop a range of skills to help keep Nottingham’s Parks and Playgrounds to a high standard.

Estate Manager (Environmentalist) - Oxygen Conservation

Logo: Oxygen Conservation

Term: Full time, permanent

Location: Two Positions (Near Perth & the Scottish Borders) . You will be required to live on the Estate or in the neighbouring local community as part of this role. A house can be made available.

We will work with you to create a role and package that allows you to be incredible, and that makes you delighted to become part of the Oxygen Conservation Team.

Farming and Land Management Advisor - Norfolk Rivers Trust

Logo: Norfolk Rivers Trust

Location: Office at Bayfield near Holt. Visits across Norfolk and Cam and Ely Ouse (CamEO) catchment with mileage expenses £0.45 per mile.

Job term: Part-time or full-time from 22.5 – 37.5 per week

Contract: Permanent

Salary details: £25,787 to £32,740 pro rata (9% Employer Pension Contribution)

We are seeking an enthusiastic, organised and proactive farm and land management advisor to play an important role in delivering ‘Water Sensitive Farming’ (WSF) projects – an ambitious water stewardship initiative which will benefit the catchments of Norfolk and the Cam and Ely Ouse.

Seasonal Warden - Pensthorpe

Logo: Pensthorpe

This is fixed term contract for 4 months Monday May 1st to Friday September 1st working alongside a passionate and friendly team.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic applicant to join the species conservation team at Pensthorpe, particularly in relation to the management, feeding, and rearing of young animals for the Curlew Headstarting Project and Corncrake Translocation Project. In addition, to assist in the day to day running of the park, including warden duties and providing information to visitors through talks and interaction.

Team Leader Development Planning - Natural Resources Wales

Logo: Natural Resources Wales

Location: Aberystwyth, other locations would be considered

Grade & Salary: £39,700-£44,522 (Grade 7)

Type of contract: Permanent / Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours

Have you substantial professional planning or environmental assessment experience and want the opportunity to influence sustainable place making and the sustainable management of natural resources in Wales? We’re looking for a person with a real passion for managing people, who is confident, enthusiastic and organised with excellent negotiating and influencing skills.

Biodiversity Data Portal Support Officer - NBN Trust

New to Nature is an exciting programme of paid work placements in nature-focused roles. This is one of 70 roles that will be created across the UK to encourage young and diverse talent into the Natural Environment sector.

In this role, you’ll be making an important contribution to our mission of “making data work for nature” by supporting our data portal, the NBN Atlas. You’ll be trained and supported by our NBN Atlas Data Manager, and you’ll become an expert in helping others to use the website.

Seasonal Assistant Ranger x 2 posts - Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Logo: Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Location Clifton Park, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Salary £11.18 - £11.38 Per Hour

Seasonal posts, 37 hours per week.

Starting date for successful candidates is early April 2023 with the contract ending at the end of September 2023.

Clifton Park is looking for Seasonal Assistant Rangers to join the existing Ranger team. The roles are based with in Clifton Park, Rotherham an award winning; Grade II listed Victorian Town Park.

Foulney Island Seasonal Warden - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Salary: £1896 (gross pcm) including accommodation, pension contribution of 9% and paid holidays (30 days per annum)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Seasonal Warden who will be based at and live on Foulney Island Nature Reserve

Foulney Island is an important site for coastal breeding birds. The post holder is required to live on site (in a caravan), and work a six-day week (42 hours) during the bird breeding season for a circa 3-month period

Walney Island Seasonal Warden - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

Salary: £1580 (gross pcm) including accommodation, pension contribution of 9% and paid holidays (30 days per annum)

We have an exciting opportunity for a Seasonal Warden who will be based at and live on Walney Island Nature Reserve

The reserve forms part of the South Walney & Piel Channel Flats Site of Special Scientific Interest and is also designated as part of SPA, SAC and Ramsar sites as part of Morecambe Bay and is an important site for coastal breeding birds. The post holder is required to live on site and work a five-day week (35 hours) during the bird breeding season for a circa 3- month period

Environmental Advisor - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Flexible in UK
Salary: £28,420.00 - £31,529.00 Per Annum
This is a Permanent, full-time role for 37.5 hours per week.

As the RSPB's Environmental Advisor, you will play leading role in our journey towards making our charity, including its offices, reserves and projects more sustainable.

The role will cover the internal workings of the RSPB, its offices and over 200 nature reserves, including its shops and cafes. We have two home-based roles available; one role will support England and Wales, and the other will support Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Rivers and Fisheries Officer - Argyll Fisheries Trust

Logo: Argyll Fisheries Trust

Full Time Permanent Position

Salary subject to experience

The Argyll Fisheries Trust is seeking to employ a Rivers and Fisheries Officer to meet its objectives towards the sustainability of wild freshwater fish and their habitats in Argyll.

Based at the AFT office at Inveraray, the person will be part of a small team developing programmes to restore and support wild fish populations underpinned by monitoring and research.

Sustainable Farming Officer: England (Kent/Sussex) - Nature Friendly Farming Network

Logo: Nature Friendly Farming Network

30 hours per week / Fixed-term contract till April 2025

£29k per annum (pro-rata)

Home based (Kent/Sussex England)

The Nature Friendly Farming Network (NFFN) is an organisation for farmers and the public led by nature friendly farmers across the UK. We support farmers on their nature friendly farming journeys and demonstrate to policy makers and the wider public what farmers can do to help wildlife, the environment and climate whilst still producing plentiful quality produce.

Coastal Visitor Engagement Rangers - Lulworth Estate

The Lulworth Ranger Team have a number of part and full time, seasonal positions available within their busy team.

Between 3 to 5 days per week

Dates: May 2nd to Sept 4th

Pay: £10.92/hr

You will be working at one of the busiest locations along the World Heritage Jurassic Coast in Dorset, ensuring visitors to the site have a safe and enjoyable visit, and adhere to the countryside code.

Seabird Fieldworker - The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

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Salary: £19,838 per annum, pro rata (free accommodation on Skomer and boat transport is also provided for the duration of the contract).

Dates: 11 April to 25 August 2023

Location: Skomer Island, Pembrokeshire, Wales.

Hours: 35 hour per week contract, including some anti-social hours and weekend working, often dictated by weather conditions.

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is seeking to recruit a Seabird Fieldworker to work on the internationally important Skomer Island nature reserve.

AONB Communications Officer - Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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£27, 344 - £29,439 pro rata, 22hrs a week, days/hours to be agreed with Director

Based at AONB office, Rushmore farm, Tinkley Bottom, Tollard Royal, Wiltshire, SP5 5QA

Are you creative, imaginative with a passion for engaging people with the countryside and beautiful landscapes? If so, we’d love to hear from you.

Cranborne Chase AONB is looking for a Communications Officer who can regularly update our web site, compile and send out engaging newsletters/bulletins, update SM channels and find imaginative ways to reach different audiences.

Land Based Maintenance Technician - Shuttleworth College (Kingshill Farm)

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37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year

Kingshill Farm at Shuttleworth College is looking for a maintenance assistant to join our team. The role will be based at the farm, which is mixed arable and livestock.

The ideal candidate will have practical experience of buildings and grounds maintenance.They will be able to demonstrate a range of maintenance skills and operate relevant machinery.They will also be able to work effectively as part of a team and support health and safety.

Ecologist - Hartlepool Borough Council

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Band 11 £33,820 - £36,298 pa

Permanent / 37hpw

Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.

We are seeking an experienced Ecologist, looking for a new career development opportunity.

Farm Coordinator - Shuttleworth College (Kingshill Farm)

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37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) / 52 weeks per year

Kingshill Farm at Shuttleworth College is looking for a Farm Facilities Coordinator to join our team. The coordinator will assist the farm manager with day-to-day operations on the farm, which is mixed arable and livestock.

The ideal candidate will have practical experience in a farm-related role, and the ability to undertake routine duties across arable, livestock and machinery operations.

Seasonal Warden, SAMM (Strategic Access Management and Monitoring) Project, Thames Basin Heaths, Special Protection Area (SPA) - Natural England

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Location: Flexible, but must be able to travel to the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area on a daily basis
Starting salary: £23,315 pa
Hours: Full time: 37 hours per week, with some weekends/early mornings & evenings (part time options available)

Be part of the fun! This is an amazing opportunity to spend time outside on our beautiful heaths, getting to know the organisations that manage them, the wildlife that depends on them and the people that visit them. It’s important and interesting work. No day is ever the same!

Farm Manager - Shuttleworth College (Kingshill Farm)

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Kingshill Farm at Shuttleworth College is looking for a highly motivated, hands-on Farm Manager to join our team. The manager will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of our farm, which is mixed arable and livestock.

The ideal candidate will have extensive practical experience in farm-related roles, including crop and livestock husbandry, excellent organisational skills and the ability to lead a team by example. They will be degree qualified in agriculture or a similar relevant subject area. They will also be able to work with multiple stakeholders and possess an understanding of regenerative farming practices

Partnership Officer (FTC) - Snowdonia National Park Authority

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Salary of £13.44 - £15.60 per hour
The National Park Office, Penrhyndeudraeth, Eryri

We are looking for a Partnership Officer to lead on the development of Partneriaeth Yr Wyddfa and Cynllun Yr Wyddfa on a full-time basis for a one-year fixed term contract to cover a period of maternity leave. As a Partnership Officer, you will manage the delivery and development of various projects within Cynllun Yr Wyddfa, on time and within budget. You will manage strategic partnerships, working closely with a range of external organisations and stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of projects. Reviewing the progress of Cynllun Yr Wyddfa, you’ll monitor projects and lead on producing reports and analysing data to report to the management team.

Ranger - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £23,703 – £26,401 per annum
Hours per Week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent
Work Location: Martin Down National Nature Reserve, Fordingbridge
An opportunity to work at Martin Down National Nature Reserve one of the most important chalk grassland reserves in the country supporting a range of plants and animals which have become very scarce in the wider landscape. Your role will be to carry out a wide range of practical maintenance and conservation tasks across the reserve working closely with the local Natural England ranger and groups of volunteers. It will include livestock handling, site patrols and maintenance and the management of site infrastructure. Habitat management will include tasks such as moving livestock, scrub cutting, application of herbicides and co-ordination of monitoring. You will be the representative of the Countryside Service on site and may be required to meet with contractors or local groups.

Area Business Manager - East Midlands/East England - Forestry Commission

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Salary £27,779 - £30,168

You will be responsible for the Business Management of the East & East Midlands Area team. You will take the lead within the Team’s senior management to ensure that the whole team is resourced to deliver on all elements of business management not requiring forestry technical expertise. You will lead and inspire the whole team to successfully comply with FC business processes. In doing this you will manage your Area Business Management function to consistently provide a timely and quality support service to enable this Area team to deliver their work programmes.

Visitor Centre Assistant - Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

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Based at Gibraltar Point Visitor Centre, near Skegness

We have an opportunity for a year-round permanent position and two seasonal posts working in our busy Visitor Centre at Gibraltar Point. We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, dedicated and has a passion for customer service and engaging with visitors.

Nature Reserve Officer – Central Highland - NatureScot

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Starting salary: £24,710

Contract: 35 hours, Permanent position

Location: Beinn Eighe NNR, near Kinlochewe

This is an exceptional opportunity to be part of a team managing Beinn Eighe & Loch Maree Islands National Nature Reserve (NNR) in the Scottish Highlands. This role will be part of a small, friendly and enthusiastic team based at Beinn Eighe who are committed to delivering landscape scale ecological restoration and a high quality visitor experience. The role is focussed on delivering tasks on the Nature Reserve to achieve the management set out in our management plan.

Operations Officer – Nature and Climate Change - NatureScot

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Salary: Starting salary £35,039 pro rata

Hours: Part time – 17.5 hours

Contract: Temporary position (ending 31 March 2025)

Location: Based in Argyll

Working as part of the National Operations team the post holder will help deliver NatureScot’s priorities relating to nature recovery, climate change and the creation of nature rich places. This will include working with land managers and engaging with Local Authorities, Key Agencies and other partners, to develop shared responses to the climate and nature emergencies.

Operations Officer – Strategic Projects and Partnership - NatureScot

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Salary: Starting salary £35,039

Hours: 35 hours

Contract: Temporary position (ending 16 May 2023)

Location: Golspie, Dingwall or Inverness

Working as part of the National Operations team the post holders will help deliver NatureScot’s priorities relating to nature recovery, climate change and the creation of nature rich places. This will include working with land managers and engaging with Local Authorities, Key Agencies and other partners, to develop shared responses to the climate and nature emergencies. Part of the role will be assisting the NatureScot local Operational team to develop projects and external partnerships through positive and proactive collaborative working.

Operations Officer – Nature and Climate Change (6 positions) - NatureScot

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Salary: Starting salary £35,039

Hours: 17.5/35 hours

Contract: Permanent and Temporary position

Location: Golspie, Dingwall, Perth, Aberdeen or Inverness

The posts will cover a diverse range of tasks including the provision of advice in relation to town and country planning and related applications, strategies, policies or action plans relating to climate change and nature recovery. The posts will provide advice on land and marine management and planning, protected natural heritage sites and areas and advise on and deliver agri-environment projects/schemes.

Ecology Internship - Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

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Up to £20,319, plus contribution to pension auto-enrolment.

37.5 hours per week, fixed-term for 1 year

As Ecology Intern you’ll be supporting the Trust’s Ecologist in the delivery of the innovative Chalk River Biodiversity Bank project, a collaborative project between Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust and Affinity Water. Through this internship there is opportunity to learn a diverse range of valuable skills, techniques and practices that are vital for working in the sector.

Ancient Woodland Inventory Officer - RECORD, The Biodiversity Information System for Cheshire, Halton, Warrington and Wirral

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Contract Length: Fixed term

Location: Chester

The Ancient Woodland Inventory in England identifies woodlands that have been in existence for centuries on undisturbed soils. The existing Inventory is an essential tool for planners and developers, policy makers, land owners, foresters, conservationists, landscape historians, and many others. Originally developed in the 1980’s, the Ancient Woodland Inventory is now in need of updating to take advantage of advances in desktop mapping. RECORD has already completed the initial phase of the project and we are seeking a second Officer to work alongside our existing Officer to complete desk-based analysis, comparing historical data with current information to determine the status of those sites highlighted in the initial phase.

Rivers Officer (Citizen Science & Partnerships) - Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust

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£26,978 - £30,663, plus contribution to pension auto-enrolment.

37.5 hours per week, fixed-term for 2 years

Could you support our ambitions for nature’s recovery in Herts & Middlesex? The Rivers Officer (Citizen Science & Partnerships) will support and develop the River Lea Catchment Partnerships, as well as collaboratively devising and coordinating citizen science initiatives with an initial focus on the River Beane. The postholder will also work alongside the River Catchment Coordinator to raise awareness of Hertfordshire’s chalk rivers and deliver community-based river restoration projects.

StreetScene Tree Officer - East Devon District Council

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£32,020- £38,296 per year

Sidmouth

Full time

Permanent

We are looking for an enthusiastic and collaborative tree officer with a passion for carbon sequestration and biodiversity to manage a small team of arborists and take responsibility for carrying out routine and reactive inspections of the Council’s StreetScene and Housing tree portfolio. You will also set programs of work for the StreetScene tree team; ensure all tree machinery and equipment is fit for purpose and safe systems of work complied with; provide tree management advice; lead on tree planting initiatives; and engage with volunteer groups on tree related matters to support education and wellbeing activities run by the Council.

Lecturer in Land Based studies and Engineering - Craven College

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Salary: Main Grade Lecturer scale maximum point 14 £33,529 per annum pro rata to £12,686 per annum

Hours: 14 hours per week

Contract term: Permanent

Location: Skipton, North Yorkshire

We are currently seeking to employ an inspirational and motivated Lecturer in Land Based studies and Engineering to teach a range of countryside, agriculture and agricultural engineering subjects. We welcome interest from all individuals from experienced teachers to experienced mechanics working in industry.

Ecologist - Network Rail

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Starting salary: £41,711 with a competitive benefits package

Location can be Swindon, Bristol or Cardiff

Network Rail are seeking to recruit an Ecologist to work in the Wales & Western Region in the DEAM team. Deliver advice and provide ecological expertise to key stakeholders and customers, including provision of specialist technical advice and guidance to provide assurance as to whether Network Rail is compliant with Wildlife legislation, policy and internal Standards. Represent Network Rail externally at meetings with external stakeholders, where relevant. Project management is also an aspect of this role and also providing advice and input towards mitigation licensing for protected species. Undertake fieldwork including monitor and evaluation of the condition of the lineside habitats as an Asset, produce relevant Ecological reports (including use of GIS to identify constraints to inform the delivery of works) and specify biodiversity enhancement requirements.

Public Rights of Way Network Management & Enforcement Officer - Cheshire East Council

Salary: £31,099 - £34,723

Hours per week: 37

Location: Crewe

The role involves liaising with landowners to encourage goodwill and compliance with the legislation, together with following enforcement policies when required. You will respond to enquiries and issues from the public, user groups, landowners and internal departments. You will identify solutions and instruct contractors and others to deliver what’s required to resolve issues, manage budgets, procure suppliers and oversee contractors and volunteers to maintain and improve the network, in compliance with relevant legislation.

Climate and Wildlife Officer - Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £25,000 – £27,000 pa

Post Details: 35 hour week (occasional evenings and weekends), 24-month fixed term contract

Location: Based at Lower Smite Farm, Hindlip near Worcester, but the post holder will be expected to travel to sites throughout Worcestershire.

We are looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable self-starter to lead our Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Programme. Your initial focus will be on developing, leading, and seeking funding for agreed priorities projects within the Strategy, working through and with others in the Trust.

Bird Specialist Donegal Acres Cooperation Project - BirdWatch Ireland

BirdWatch Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitable person for the position of Bird Specialist for the Donegal Acres Cooperation Project. The post is for 4 days per week. Skills required include good knowledge of farmland birds, particularly breeding waders, Corncrake and Chough, excellent bird identification and experience of working with farmers. The post-holder should be based in Donegal.

Assistant Arboricultural Consultant & Woodland Manager - O Frost Forestry & Arboriculture Ltd

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Location: Glastonbury, Somerset

O Frost Forestry & Arboriculture Ltd are recruiting for an Assistant Arboricultural Consultant & Woodland Manager. In order to meet a fast-growing demand for our services, we are aiming to expand our team to manage this business growth. The primary role is for an Assistant Arboricultural Consultant, however, there is a need to be able to provide assistance in woodland management tasks, both supervisory and practical as the need arises.

Ranger Roles - National Trust

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Salary: £21,684 to £37,500 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: South East of England

Are you an experienced Ranger who truly loves the outdoors and champions conservation? We have some fantastic opportunities in the South East of England, for rangers at various stages in their careers. Come rain or shine, 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.

Specialist Advisor, Protected Sites Programme - Natural Resources Wales

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Location: Flexible

Grade & Salary: £37,308 - £40,806 (Grade 6)

Type of contract: Fixed Term appointment until 31 March 2024

Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Biodiversity Policy and Strategy Team to use your skills and knowledge to support the development and delivery of strategies, guidance, plans and programmes for Protected Sites in Wales, principally Sites of Special Scientific Interest, Special Areas of Conservation, Special Protection Areas and Ramsar sites.

Community and Estates Officer - The Land Trust

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Permanent, Full Time 36 hours p/w

Working from Beaulieu Community Centre, Chelmsford Office

£26,500 to 31,500 DoE

The Community and Estates Officer will report to the South East Estates Manager to manage our existing and emerging sites. This will involve close working with Land Trust colleagues, managing agents, developer partners, contractors and external stakeholders across the South East of the country.

Level 2 Arboriculture Apprenticeship - Royal Horticultural Society

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Level 2 Arboriculture Apprenticeship at RHS Garden Bridgewater

Salary: Circa £18,525 per annum

Hours of work: Full-time work-based training programme (37.5 hours per week) with a working pattern of 5 days out of 7 (including weekend and evening work). This position requires you to attend College on a day release or a residential lecture block basis and could involve travel and staying away from home.

Duration: Two years (fixed-term)

Are you interested in trees, arboriculture and have a head for heights? We are delighted to be able to offer an arboriculture apprenticeships at RHS Garden Bridgewater.

This apprenticeship will enable you to learn about the science, art and practice of Arboriculture in the setting of RHS Garden Bridgewater.

Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative Apprenticeship - Royal Horticultural Society

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Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative Apprenticeship at RHS Garden Bridgewater

Salary: Circa £18,525 per annum

Hours of work: Full-time work-based training programme (37.5 hours per week) with a working pattern of 5 days out of 7 (including weekend and evening work). This position requires you to attend College on a day release or a residential lecture block basis and could involve travel and staying away from home.

Duration: Two years (fixed-term)

Are you interested in plants, gardening or horticulture, but new to the industry? We are delighted to be able to offer horticultural apprenticeships at RHS Garden Bridgewater. The former site of Worsley New Hall, in Salford, is a heritage landscape that's been transformed into an iconic RHS Garden.

Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative Apprenticeship - Royal Horticultural Society

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Salary: Circa £18,525 per annum

Hours of work: Full-time work-based training programme (37.5 hours per week) with a working pattern of 5 days out of 7 (including weekend and evening work). This position requires you to attend College on a day release or a residential lecture block basis and could involve travel and staying away from home.

Duration: Two years (fixed-term)

Are you interested in plants, gardening or horticulture, but new to the industry? We are delighted to be able to offer horticultural apprenticeships at RHS Garden Harlow Carr.

Sitting in the beautiful Yorkshire countryside, Harlow Carr offers a variety of growing landscapes, from running and still water, to woodland and wildflower meadows.

Estate Worker - RSPB

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We are looking for an enthusiastic and practical person with land management and machinery skills to play a key role in the wardening team at Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay Nature Reserve near Silverdale, Lancashire.

Location: Carnforth
Salary: £19,305.00 - £21,417.00 Per Annum
This is a permanent full-time role, starting April 2023.

This role will involve occasional lone working and working in remote locations. This role will require occasional weekend, early morning and evening working.

Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative Apprenticeship - Royal Horticultural Society

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Salary: Circa £18,525 per annum

Hours of work: Full-time work-based training programme (37.5 hours per week) with a working pattern of 5 days out of 7 (including weekend and evening work). This position requires you to attend College on a day release or a residential lecture block basis and could involve travel and staying away from home.

Duration: Two years (fixed-term)

Are you interested in plants, gardening or horticulture, but new to the industry? We are delighted to be able to offer horticultural apprenticeships at RHS Garden Hyde Hall.

Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative Apprenticeship - Royal Horticultural Society

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Salary: Circa £18,525 per annum

Hours of work: Full-time work-based training programme (37.5 hours per week) with a working pattern of 5 days out of 7 (including weekend and evening work). This position requires you to attend College on a day release or a residential lecture block basis and could involve travel and staying away from home.

Duration: Two years (fixed-term)

Are you interested in plants, gardening or horticulture, but new to the industry? We are delighted to be able to offer horticultural apprenticeships at RHS Garden Wisley. Wisley is the flagship garden of the RHS and one of the UK’s most visited and best-loved gardens, attracting around one million visitors each year.

Level 2 Horticulture and Landscape Operative Apprenticeship - Royal Horticultural Society

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Salary: Circa £18,525 per annum

Hours of work: Full-time work-based training programme (37.5 hours per week) with a working pattern of 5 days out of 7 (including weekend and evening work). This position requires you to attend College on a day release or a residential lecture block basis and could involve travel and staying away from home.

Duration: Two years (fixed-term)

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

We are delighted to be able to offer horticultural apprenticeships at RHS Garden Rosemoor. Nestled in a wooded valley in the heart of North Devon is nationally acclaimed RHS Garden Rosemoor.

Conservation Officer - The Wash and North Norfolk Coast - RSPB

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We have an exciting opportunity to support our work protecting The Wash and North Norfolk Coast.

Location: Frampton Marsh
Salary: £28,420.00 - £31,529.00 Per Annum
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week / Contract: Permanent

The Conservation Officer will be part of the Norfolk and Lincolnshire Conservation Team, working closely with our Lincolnshire Wash and North-West Norfolk reserves. Snettisham is world-renowned for its wader spectacles, where thousands of birds roost at high tide.

Estate Worker - RSPB

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We are currently looking for an energetic and skilled Estate Worker to help manage the RSPB\'s Somerset Grassland Reserves, in one of the most important wetlands in the country, for both wildlife and people.
Location: West Sedgemoor
Salary: £19,305 - £21,417 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week
Duration: Fixed Term from April 2023 – November 2023
Do you have a passion for wildlife? Do you want to help protect one of the UK's most exciting places for nature, the internationally important Somerset Levels & Moors? Do you have an interest in conservation grazing?

Project Officer - Findhorn Nairn and Lossie Rivers Trust

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To help us with the development of the Findhorn Watershed Initiative, The Findhorn, Nairn, and Lossie Rivers Trust is recruiting for a new Project Officer. This exciting new role will be taking a lead in our efforts to tackle the climate and biodiversity emergencies, and will involve working directly with landowners and land managers to develop and implement riparian woodland and other restoration schemes. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record of scoping out large scale restoration projects, bringing these schemes to life and managing contractors throughout the delivery process.

HFP Project Officer - Hampshire County Council

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Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Horndean (and other locations at HCC bases throughout Hampshire as required)

£28,934 - £32,026 per annum

Full-Time, Fixed-Term for 24 months (part-time hours and/or job share will be considered where feasible)

The Hampshire Forest Partnership is growing and we’re looking for Project Officers to join us on our journey to tackle the climate emergency and support green infrastructure development.

Arger Fen Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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This is advertised as a full-time role (37.5 hours per week) with a salary of up to £25,000 - £27,404. Working in a hybrid office working base between home, Bradfield Woods and potentially Lackford Lakes.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Arger Fen Warden to join our motivated West Suffolk Reserves Team. The Arger Fen Warden is a key member of the team and will support the Sites Manager to achieve the successful delivery of conservation management at Arger Fen and other reserves in West Suffolk.

South East Suffolk and Martlesham Wilds Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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South East Suffolk and Martlesham Wilds Warden

This is advertised as a full time role (37.5 hours per week), with a salary of £25,000 to £27,404 with a cost of living review from 1st April. You will be based at Foxburrow Farm, Melton, Woodbridge, IP12 1NA.

We have an exciting opportunity for a South East Suffolk and Martlesham Wilds Warden to join our motivated South East reserves management team. You will take responsibility for delivering our new management and biodiversity vision for Martlesham Wilds.

Tutor (Split Hours) - Field Studies Council

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Field Studies Council Margam, Port Talbot.

Up to £24,840 (pro-rata) per annum plus benefits.

The working pattern will be based on 37.5 hours per week from March to October and 22.5 hours per week from November to February each year.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council, one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education.

Tutor - Field Studies Council

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Field Studies Council Blencathra, Keswick, Cumbria

Up to £24,840 per annum plus benefits

37.5 hours per week / Annualised / Permanent.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council (FSC), one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. Field Studies Council is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us.

Senior Administrator - Field Studies Council

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Hybrid working, with minimum 3 days per week in Head office in Shrewsbury
Up to £29,798 per annum, dependant on experience
Permanent / 37.5 hours per week

Love where you work!

At the Field Studies Council we promise to get people outdoors, provide high quality learning and encourage positive wellbeing. We’re all about creating outdoor learning experiences and opportunities that inspire everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about the environment.

Regional Senior Tutor (North London, Essex and Suffolk) - Field Studies Council

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Field Studies Council’s East Region, covering: North London, Essex & Suffolk.

Up to £26,110 per annum plus benefits

37.5 hours per week / Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council, one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. Field Studies Council is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us.

Woodland Officer - Central Hampshire - Forestry Commission

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Salary: £32,612 - £35,343

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 an understanding of the challenges and opportunities.

Regional Senior Tutor (East) - Field Studies Council

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Field Studies Council’s East Region, covering: South London & Surrey.

Up to £26,110 per annum plus benefits

37.5 hours per week / Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council, one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. Field Studies Council is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us.

Seasonal Shorebird Warden - Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

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Based at Gibraltar Point National Nature Reserve, Lincolnshire

Fixed term contract – 1 April 2023 to 30 September 2023

£19,110 pa pro-rata (onsite private accommodation available)

Are you looking for a rare and rewarding opportunity to protect Lincolnshire’s last remaining Little Tern and Ringed Plover colonies? Then please apply!

Ecologist - Forestry Commission

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This is an exciting opportunity to help guide the expansion, protection, improvement and connectivity of England's woodlands and forests, delivering ecological advice at the Area level through: Supporting the Area Ecologist on ecological issues relating to forestry and woodland protection, management and creation across the Area, particularly in relation to screening sites for suitability for woodland creation using remote and site-based assessment, identifying constraints (e.g. priority habitats and endangered species) and opportunities ...

Senior Ecologist - Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £ 33,217

Contract: F/T permanent, 35 hrs per week

Location: Various locations across East and West Sussex, with office base Southerham, Lewes.

This senior role will work alongside our Head of Nature Reserves, Conservation Grazing Manager and the wider Reserves Team to help oversee ecological evidence and monitoring across sites from Rye to Midhurst. You will ensure ecological surveys and reporting is undertaken effectively and in a timely and prioritised manor, to ensure our ecological evidence drives our decision making. You will help the Reserves team steer management planning, as well as provide appropriate advice in a variety of ways, ranging from detailed ecological reports, through to on site meetings.

Lead Ranger - National Trust

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Salary: £29640

Contract Type: Fixed Term (12 Months)

Location: Branscombe, Branscombe, Seaton, EX12 3DB

East Devon is a varied property, caring some exceptional places. Our countryside sites predominately range along the south coast of East Devon, covering around 750 hectares. Within this wide-ranging property, we conserve; Sections of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Special Sites of Scientific Interest, ancient hill forts, species rich grasslands, and diverse woodlands. The coastal properties are characterised by their cliffs, undercliffs and deep, wooded coombes. You'll assist in leading volunteer work parties and play a part in delivering high quality visitor experience through contributing to the events programme. Working within the ranger team you will help deliver the property work programme, managing two regular work parties a week to deliver great site presentation and work towards our nature conservation objectives.

Ranger - Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £23,690

Contract: F/T permanent, 35 hrs per week

Location: Various locations across East and West Sussex, with base at Woods Mill, Henfield, Southerham, Lewes or Rye Harbour.

This is a rare opportunity for the successful applicant to join our busy Land Management Team helping with the practical management of our portfolio on nature reserves across Sussex. Your role will be to undertake practical delivery and engagement activity on nature reserves. You will be out and about undertaking practical habitat management work, leading volunteer groups, repairing and inspecting site infrastructure, operating machinery or carrying out inspections and surveys. Each day will be different across the season, and you may find yourself supervising contractors, inspecting trees, leading guided walks or events, or delivering projects to help benefit wildlife on our nature reserves.

Director of Green Infrastructure and Nature Recovery - Earth Trust

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£60k per annum

Full time, permanent - 35 hours per week

Hybrid, at least 2 days at Earth Trust Centre, OX14 4QZ

Earth Trust seeks a new member of the senior leadership team to help transform the impact of the charity as we progress with our mission to champion accessible natural green spaces for all and deliver our new strategy ‘Connecting Communities for Change’. Key responsibilities: Lead the strategic development, modelling and influencing for nature recovery and green space infrastructure for Earth Trust; Development of the charity’s green spaces to demonstrate their role in delivering solutions for climate change, nature recovery and wellbeing; Forge partnerships and secure funding for work on new sustainable models for green infrastructure.

Bird Surveyors x2 - Carroll Ecology

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Salary – £22,500-£27,500 depending on skills and experience

Due to ongoing expansion and new projects, we require bird surveyors for ongoing projects throughout Scotland. Applicants will be birders and will ideally have carried out bird surveys such as Vantage Points, Breeding Bird Survey and Raptor Surveys. It is however far more important to display a sound knowledge of birds both by sight and call as training in survey methods will be given.

Seasonal Field Ecologists - Carroll Ecology

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Salary – £20,000-£25,000 depending on skills and experience

We are looking for 2 field ecologists for the busy summer season (March – October).

Applicants will ideally have experience of using and setting up bat detectors including anabat mini and SM4 machines. A large part of the role will be setting up and downloading the data from the detectors. Placing and retrieval of the static bat detectors throughout Scotland is also a major part of the role.

Bird Surveyor - RSPB

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Salary: £19,305.00 - £21,417.00 Per Annum

Six Month Fixed-Term, Full-Time role for 37.5 hours per week. Ideally commencing in March 2023.

Location: Muirkirk

This role will include the monitoring, recording, and reporting for priority species and habitats across the Powharnal Mitigation Area in Muirkirk. This will include conducting breeding wader surveys, black grouse lek surveys and raptor vantage point surveys using standardised methods. The successful candidate will manage all relevant data to ensure it is stored and analysed appropriately to allow review of work programmes and future planning. This will also involve the completion of a survey report.

Senior Biodiversity Officer - Heart of England Forest

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Salary £28,000 plus benefits

With are changing climate it is now more important than ever to provide nature recovery networks for wildlife on a landscape-scale. The Heart of England Forest is well placed to provide such a haven for wildlife, for the benefit of people and the environment. The Senior Biodiversity Officer role will be perfect for someone with existing team leader experience and will have responsibility for delivering biodiversity enhancement projects within the mosaic of habitats which form the Heart of England Forest, as part of our goal of optimising biodiversity throughout England’s largest new native broadleaf forest. You will line manage three biodiversity officers, one assistant and one intern working across the Forest. You will liaise closely with the Biodiversity Manager and will put your excellent organisational skills to good use, leading on the planning and delivery of practical conservation management tasks in all habitats and ensuring all equipment is maintained.

Forestry Operations Manager - Heart of England Forest

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Salary - £40,000 p/a
We have an exciting opportunity for a Forestry Operations Manager to join our fantastic forestry team of 20 dedicated individuals. Supported by the Head Forester, you will lead on the preparation, implementation and evaluation of operational plans to ensure that the Heart of England Forest achieves the aims and objectives set out in its strategic plan. With our ambitious target of growing a 30,000 acre forest, we are constantly acquiring exciting new land which can include anything from ancient woodland to a completely blank canvas. Each site provides an opportunity to be creative, designing innovative habitat mosaics created in partnership with local communities with conservation at the heart, to benefit both people and wildlife. As a passionate ambassador for the charity, you’ll work closely with internal and external stakeholders to share your expert knowledge and build lasting partnerships.

Senior Officer Land Management, Bike Park Wales - Natural Resources Wales

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Salary: £37,308 - £40,806 (Grade 6)

Contract type: Permanent

Work pattern: 37 hours, Monday – Friday

Location: Flexible, but South Wales preferred

You will be responsible for managing and overseeing the requirements of the commercial lease and Principal Method Statement (PMS) that are in place to support the operations of both Bike Park Wales and Natural Resources Wales at Gethin Forest. You will act as a single point of contact for Bike Park Wales to liaise with Natural Resources Wales on a day-to-day basis. Take the lead role on behalf of the place-based teams with providing feedback and comments to Bike Park Wales on their operations in the short, medium, and long term.

Rewilding Communications Trainee - New to Nature - Heal Rewilding

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Contract Length: 12 months

Location: Near Bruton, Somerset

Heal is a vibrant, young charity with a particular focus on young people and accessibility - we're passionate about creating nature-rich spaces that can be enjoyed by everyone. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented communicator to join a small, friendly rewilding charity. You will be managed by Heal’s Operations Director, working collaboratively to design and deliver Heal’s active digital communications programme. Our experienced team will provide one-to-one training in communications and marketing. On a day-to-day basis, you will undertake tasks such as copywriting, social media scheduling and monitoring, graphic design (images/videos) and website design.

Countryside Manager - National Trust

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Salary: £35,022pa

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract / Full Time

Location: Northumberland Coast

The North Northumberland Coast is an increasingly popular wildlife haven, including the Farne Islands, Lindisfarne Castle and Garden, two inland sites of Ros Castle and St Cuthbert’s Cave, and 13 miles of stunning coast over a 40 mile stretch. You will manage our team of Area Rangers and Gardener across multiple sites with a wide range of designations, including remote teams. As part of the Property Leadership Team, you will work with teams across the portfolio, as well as external partners, to create a countryside and garden team ‘For Nature’.

Ranger - Severn Trent

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Contract: Permanent

Location: Upper Derwent Valley, Bamford, Derbyshire

As the public face of Severn Trent you will need to be able to demonstrate first class customer service at all times and look to protect and enhance the company’s brand and image through the quality of service offered. This will be through the maintenance of high standards of our facilities, developing and managing key external contacts, such as wildlife trusts, local authorities and the local community. You will also assist the Site Supervisor by carrying out day-to-day liaison with our on-site tenants and their staff, including sailing, fishing and cycling, ensuring conflict resolution e.g. between recreation and conservation interests, and safe operations on site.

Community Woodlands Officer - Forest of Mercia CIC

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Hours - Full-time with some weekend, evening and bank holiday required

Salary - £25,000 Per annum

Location - Forest of Mercia CIC, Hilton Green, Essington. Work will be across South Staffordshire and the West Midlands.

We are one of fifteen Community Forests that are delivering part of a major national tree planting programme. We are now looking for a Community Woodlands Officer to join our team who is motivated and committed to improving the environment in the local area and looking for a fantastic opportunity to help reduce the impact of climate change. As Community Woodlands Officer, you will be working with the Forest team to identify partners for tree planting then creating, training and delivering tree planting schemes of all sizes to these varied partners. Partners may include private or public sector landowners, schools, groups and individuals.

Senior Officer, People & Places South East - Natural Resources Wales

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Salary: £37,308 - £40,806 (Grade 6)

Location: Flexible

Contract Type: Permanent

Work Pattern: Full Time, 37 Hours per week, Monday-Friday

The South East (SE) People & Places Team works with networks and regional partnerships to deliver the SE Area Statement (AS), improving place-based delivery through collaboration, strategy and planning, embedding SoNaRR priorities and championing best practice in engagement, involvement, inclusion and partnership, including delivery of a Gwent Well-being Plan.

Projects Officer - Capital Works - Hertfordshire County Council

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Location: Countywide
Starting Salary: £27,344 with the opportunity to progress to a maximum of £30,151 Per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

Join our busy Access Team, working to protect, maintain and improve our 3200km network of footpaths, bridleways and byways. In this county-wide role you will be able to help us make routes deliver real opportunities for active travel and recreation.

Seasonal Park Assistant - Nene Park Trust

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Salary: National Minimum Wage

Working Hours: This is a temporary role, running from March – October 2023, on a minimum 16 hour per week contract. (Up to 46 hours per week may be issued)

Location: The job will cover the whole of Nene Park Land. Your will be based at Ham Lane, Peterborough PE2 5UU

This role will encompass a variety of tasks including but not limited to the following: To carry out high standards of basic estate maintenance, as directed by the Duty Park Ranger and to the agreed maintenance standards; To represent Nene Park Trust in uniform, providing assistance and advice to visitors; To operate, if required, Trust vehicles, equipment and hand tools in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

Seasonal Assistant Ecologists - EMEC Ecology

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£10 per hour (due to increase April 2023)

Casual/ Flexible working hours until October 2023

The Old Ragged School, Brook Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EA / Hybrid working is acceptable

EMEC is a growing business, with project delivery across the East Midlands and beyond. We have an exciting opportunity for a number of Seasonal Assistant Ecologists to join our experienced and friendly Ecology team, based at our listed offices in the heart of the creative quarter in Nottingham.

Senior Rural Surveyor, Wareham Arc Recovery Project - RSPB

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We have an opportunity for an experienced and self-motivated Rural Surveyor to join RSPB to support the development phase of the DEFRA Funded Wareham Arc Landscape Recovery project in Dorset. This is a full-time role but a limited period contract of 21 months.

Location: Flexible in South England
Salary: £33,600.00 - £48,300.00 Per Annum
Hours: Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Fixed-Term, 21 months
The primary responsibility of the role (ca 3.5 days/week) is to support the development phase of the Project over the next two years. It will also include (ca 1.5 days/week) to support Rural Surveying casework across reserves in RSPB South England.

Estate Worker - RSPB

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We are looking for an energetic and skilled Estate Worker to join the Orkney team and take our conservation goals to new heights.
Location: RSPB Scotland – Orkney
Salary: £19,305 - £21,417 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly team working on a variety of beautiful nature reserves across Orkney. From upland moors to lowland wetlands, meadows to seabird cliffs and islands, our eight RSPB Orkney mainland reserves support a wide range of habitats and species, and we need your practical skills to help keep them special places for wildlife.

Senior Project Manager - LIFE 100% Favourable - RSPB

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to take on an important and innovative national species and habitat enhancement project. Do you have the passion, skills and project management experience to deliver landmark, conservation management, helping to improve the conservation status of iconic Scottish wildlife and habitats?

Location: Flexible in Scotland

Salary: £33,600.00 - £37,275.00 Per Annum

Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed-Term for 18 months

Ranger - National Trust

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Location: West Wight

Contract Type: Permanent Contract

Salary: £23,088 per annum

Working in some of the nation’s most spectacular places, come rain or shine, 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. We look after more than 5000 acres of countryside and 17 miles of the coastline around the Isle of Wight.

Area Ranger with accommodation - National Trust

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Location: Cragside, Rothbury, Morpeth, NE65 7PX

Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time

Salary: £30,000pa

This is not one of our typical Area Ranger roles, please do read fully to understand the nature of this role.

In this hands-on role, you’ll enjoy leading and working alongside your team outdoors to ensure this special grade 1 registered landscape continues to be managed and presented to the highest possible standards for our visitors to enjoy. You’ll also play your part in ensuring the visitor infrastructure and facilities are well maintained.

Area Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Northumberland Coast

Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time

Salary: £25,662pa

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, 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.

Sands of LIFE Assistant Project Officer - Natural Resources Wales

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Salary: £21,655 – 24,408 (Grade 2)

Location: Bangor

Contract Type: Fixed Term Appointment to 30 June 2024

Work Pattern: 37 hours a week, Monday to Friday with occasional weekend work

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established, multi-million pound biodiversity restoration project suitable for individuals seeking entry into a career in biodiversity conservation with a government agency. As a member of the Sands of LIFE project team, you will help deliver the ambitious programme of practical sand dune restoration, monitoring and stakeholder engagement work across four Special Areas of Conservation in Wales.

Senior Ecologist - ECOSA

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ECOSA are pleased to be seeking a Senior Ecologist to join us at our head office in rural Hampshire.

As a key member of our consultancy team, your enthusiasm for ecology and flexible approach will equip you well in supporting our expanding business.

With the support of our consultants, you will use your expertise to provide sound advice and deliver a wide range of survey and mitigation solutions across a diverse and expanding portfolio of projects to ensure our clients’ development and conservation goals are successful in respect of ecology.

This role is offered as full-time and permanent. Part-time or flexible working options would be considered for the right candidate.

Cannock Chase SAC Project Officer - Stafford Borough Council

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Grade H (SCP 24 – 28) £31,099 – £34,723

37 hours per week, fixed term contract until 11 June 2025

Plus National Essential Car User Allowance £963 Per annum

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. The Cannock Chase SAC Partnership is looking to recruit a key individual who is enthusiastic and highly motivated about conservation and public engagement.

Rural Surveyor - RSPB

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Location: RSPB England – Norwich. Flexible (Home-based or office based within Lincolnshire or Cambridgeshire) supporting work within our Central and Eastern Areas.
Salary: £28,420 - £40,854 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time

We have a wonderful opportunity for an experienced and self-motivated Rural Surveyor to join the RSPB England’s Land Team to be based in Central and Eastern England, an operational area extending from Gloucestershire to Staffordshire in the west, Lincolnshire, Norfolk and Suffolk in the east and from Oxfordshire to Nottinghamshire.

Forestry Team Leader - Penfold's Woodland Management & Contracting Ltd

Logo: Penfold's Woodland Management & Contracting Ltd

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £26,000.00-£32,500.00 per year

Forestry is the science of managing forests. As a Team Leader you will care for and support the management of woodland areas and forests (Hampshire/Surrey/Sussex boarders). You will play an important part in protecting ecological and animal habitats, and enhancing the future landscape of the UK. You have a responsibility to our clients, your colleagues and the public, to work with due regard to health and safety at all times.

Forester - Penfold's Woodland Management & Contracting Ltd

Logo: Penfold's Woodland Management & Contracting Ltd

Job Type: Full-time

Penfold's Woodland Management & Contracting Ltd is an established forestry company based in south east England. With a focus on providing quality woodland management within the region we also undertake survey works across the country.

To support the companies growth we are looking for an experienced forester or candidate with transferable skills from within the land management sector to work along side the managing director.

HeRe Assistant Public Engagement Ranger - South Downs National Park Authority

Logo: South Downs National Park Authority

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

Salary: £21,442 (£11,590) pro rata

Hours: Part time / Type of post: Fixed term

The Wealden Heath Sustainable Access Monitoring and Management (SAMM) project is a South Downs National Park Authority initiative that provides a range of mitigation measures to partner local authorities. Our aim is to promote sustainable and responsible use of designated sites and in doing so protect vulnerable habitats and the species, which depend on them.

Seasonal Ranger - Buccleuch

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Borders Estate, Bowhill, Selkirk

£20,000 - £22,000 (pro-rata 15 March to 15 September)

Our ranger team at Bowhill maintain facilities, conserve the natural heritage, and provide educational information & activities to visitors, school children and groups.

In this role, you will be responsible for providing a friendly welcome to visitors while actively promoting awareness of our natural heritage on the beautiful Borders Estate. In addition, you will assist with maintenance tasks and conduct educational activities for schools and groups.

Countryside Assistant - Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise

Full time 37 hours

​£19,000 with pay review in April upon appointment – initially for 2 years with a possibility of extension.

​Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd have exciting opportunity for an experienced Countryside Assistant who has experience of forestry work, footpath maintenance and general woodland management.

Environment Officer - Merseyside Environmental Advisory Service

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Salary: Scale H (£32,909– £36,298)

Permanent appointment – 36 hours per week

We are seeking a highly motivated Environment Officer to join our exceptional and growing team.

Covering the districts of Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, St. Helens Sefton and Wirral, this post is specifically targeted at ambitious individuals who wish to develop their environmental, development management, EIA and strategic planning careers and play a leading role to develop a circular, climate resilient economy in our City Region. If you are working towards a professional membership that would also be helpful.

Ecologist - Merseyside Environmental Advisory Service

Logo: Merseyside Environmental Advisory Service, Planning Services, Sefton Council

Salary: Scale H (£32,909– £36,298)

Permanent appointment – 36 hours per week

We are going through an exciting period of rapid growth and are seeking a highly motivated Ecologist to join our exceptional Ecology team.

The Liverpool City Region has a wealth of nature sites and internationally important coasts and estuaries including the Dee, Mersey, Ribble and Alt estuaries and Wirral and Sefton coasts. We are striving to ensure that the very special wildlife thrives in a vibrant and progressive City Region economy.

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Ecologist - Hughes Architects

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Full-time permanent position

Nationwide, architectural practices are seeking motivated and experienced people to join them, to contribute to innovative design and pursue coveted awards. All of them are offering an exciting range of projects and all with a great range of clients.

We are based in beautiful mid Wales where the pace of life is relaxed, but the ambitions of our clients are incredibly high, with fast-paced ideas and sustainability at the forefront. We work across 3 studios, each loaded with character and either listed, or overlooking a marina. A great alternative to the generic home office or the busy city office stack.

Arborist / Tree Surgeon - English Tree Care

Established in 1998, we are a reputable company providing arboricultural work to our clients from the private, commercial & public sectors. Safety and high standards are at the core of our working practices.

Based near to Ripon & Harrogate in North Yorkshire, we are surrounded by the Yorkshire Dales National Park and undertake work throughout the wider area. The cities of York & Leeds are close by.

We are seeking to recruit a climbing Arborist to our team who wants to continue developing their knowledge and skills whilst undertaking varied and interesting work in a variety of settings.

Senior Field Ecologist - Middlemarch Environmental Ltd

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Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Midlands region / Nationwide

Salary: £26,500 – £37,000 dependent on experience

Hours: 40 hours per week, part time hours may be considered. A flexible approach to seasonal demands is essential.

Over the last 30 years, the company’s ecological practice has developed a strong reputation and proven track record as a leader in the field. The Major Projects Team was established to provide ecological support to high-value, long-term schemes across the country, including large infrastructure projects. As a Senior Field Ecologist you will spend most of your time on-site ensuring the delivery of projects are compliant with ecological best practice, wildlife legislation and approved protected species method statements.

Assistant Ecologists - Devon Wildlife Trust

Logo: Devon Wildlife Trust

Salary: £20,152pa (rising to £21,160pa wef 1 April) plus 7% pension
There are full-time, permanent and temporary posts (for 6 months) contractually located at Aldens Court, Exeter.

Devon Wildlife Trust is a successful and dynamic charity with a commercial arm, Devon Wildlife Consultants (DWC). DWC are looking for Assistant Ecologists on a permanent and temporary basis to join our friendly and close-knit commercial consultancy team. We provide a range of commercial services including wildlife surveys and assessment, developer support, training, and advice to businesses and landowners.

East Dartmoor Landscape Recovery Area Development Officer - Devon Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £28,258pa (rising to £29,671pa wef 1 April) plus 7% pension

This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for two years contractually based at Cricklepit Mill.

Would you like to play a pivotal role in securing the future of one of the UK’s most wildlife rich landscapes?

The East Dartmoor Landscape Recovery Area partnership has been successful in securing Defra funding through the most ambitious level of future Environmental Land Management Scheme support. This role will lead the delivery of the two-year development phase where farmers, commoners, and landowners will work collaboratively to agree a 20 year implementation plan.

Carbon Farming Project Manager - RSPB

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Location: RSPB England – Grange Farm
Salary: £26,180 - £29,043 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Duration: Fixed Term Contract for 12 months

Introduction: Core aims of the role are to manage the Carbon Farming Project, improving our understanding of reducing carbon emissions in agriculture whilst assisting in nature recovery, within a profitable and productive farm business.

Business Administrator - The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC)

Hybrid working; offices based at Vogrie Country Park, nr Gorebridge, Midlothian

Salary £12,154 per annum (£24,308 pro-rata), with flexible working

We are currently seeking a well organised and supportive Business Administrator who will be responsible for the financial and administrative aspects of the charity in association with the three other staff plus a voluntary board of directors.

The Wildlife Information Centre is an environmental charity with an established reputation for excellence in the provision of biodiversity data within south-east and central Scotland.

Site Manager – South East Scotland - Woodland Trust

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Full Time, Permanent

The Site Manager will join our Operations team to represent the Woodland Trust locally, managing a diverse portfolio of woodlands in line with the Trust’s standards and ensuring the safety of our visitors, contractors and volunteers.

You will lead creative woodland management, ancient woodland restoration and people engagement projects, engaging stakeholders and being a strong advocate for our work and values.

Communications and Advocacy Officer – Riverwoods - Scottish Wildlife Trust

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Status:21 hours per week – Fixed Term, 12 months (subject to further extension)

Salary: c. £26,000-£30,000 per annum

Location: Harbourside House, Leith/Hybrid

Our Communications and Advocacy Officer will be a key member of the team helping to shape the wider project strategy, as well as delivering on the external communications strategy, ensuring we produce high quality and effective communications throughout the project.

Knowledge and Evidence Officer – Riverwoods - Scottish Wildlife Trust

Logo: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Status: 21 hours per week – Fixed Term, 12 months (subject to further extension)

Salary: c. £26,000-£30,000 per annum

Location: Harbourside House, Leith/Hybrid

The Riverwoods Initiative is an innovative partnership with a broad membership focused on ecosystem recovery. The initiative is an ambitious concept, which aims to develop a holistic and targeted programme of activity to harness the multiple benefits of riparian woodland for biodiversity and people across Scotland.

Project Officer – Riverwoods x 2 - Scottish Wildlife Trust

Logo: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Status: Full time, Fixed Term, until February 2024 (subject to further extension)

Salary: c. £30,000 per annum

Location: Hosted externally with either the Tweed Forum (Melrose, Scottish Borders) or Fisheries Management Scotland (Edinburgh, Rutland Square)

The Riverwoods Initiative is an innovative partnership with a broad membership focused on ecosystem recovery. The initiative is an ambitious concept, which aims to develop a holistic and targeted programme of activity to harness the multiple benefits of riparian woodland for biodiversity and people across Scotland.

Trainee Mountain Path Builder - Cairngorm Wilderness Contracts

Logo: Cairngorm Wilderness Contracts

We are currently recruiting new members to join our upland path building teams in Scotland, we are a primarily a hand build specialist company with a reputation of producing mountain paths to the very highest standards seen in the UK.

Experience is not necessary as full training will be provided but priority will be given to applicants who have worked in physically demanding trades and in arduous conditions and in all weathers.

You will need to be physically fit, strong and self motivated and also be a good team player who can work and live in a very tight knit group.

Species on the Edge People Engagement Officer - NatureScot

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Starting salary: £35,039

Contract: 35 hours, Temporary position (4.5 years fixed term)

Location: Scotland, flexible

The People Engagement (PE) Officer has lead responsibility for delivery and development of the SotE People Engagement Strategy and action plan. The postholder will work with partners and officers to deliver a progamme of activities which aims to increase engagement, widen participation and empower communities in species conservation. The engagement plan has a particular focus on increasing involvement in marginalised groups and people who have fewer opportunities in life as a result of their location, gender, ethnicity or physical abilities.

Senior Conservation Officer - RSPB

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Salary: £33,600.00 - £37,275.00 Per Annum

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

Location: Orkney, Kirkwall Office

In your role you will be responsible for developing, delivering and overseeing RSPB’s wider countryside conservation work and managing associated staff on the islands to ensure conservation of the many species and habitats of international importance and so ensure delivery of relevant outcomes of RSPB’s Saving Nature Strategy across Orkney. This post will have a key role in instigating and managing programmes and projects across the Area and in association with RSPB colleagues. This includes those led by RSPB in the local area such as Species on the Edge and those where delivery is achieved across wider partnerships. You will be proactive with other island stakeholders to deliver ambitious targets for key marine, upland, wetland, peatland & farmland species and habitats.

Visitor Experience Manager - RSPB

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Salary: £23,939.00 - £26,558.00 Per Annum
Hours: Full-Time role, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Location: Newport Wetlands

Do you enjoy enthusing people about nature? Do you enjoy working in a varied role? Would you like to work on a stunning nature reserve full of fantastic wildlife? Then we have a very exciting opportunity for you to join our team here at Newport Wetlands. This role is for someone who wants to create innovative experiences for visitors from all walks of life, has a passion for people engagement and learning, and understands what good visitor standards look like. You will need to look for new opportunities to develop the interpretation and visitor experience on site and have a clear understanding of income generation and your contribution to this.

Level 3 Horticulture Supervisor Apprenticeship with RHS Garden Rosemoor - Royal Horticultural Society

Full time (3 year fixed contract)

Great Torrington, Devon

This Level 3 apprenticeship is unique to RHS Garden Rosemoor and provides an opportunity to learn about the science, art and practice of horticulture within the glorious 65 acre, North Devon setting. Utilising a blend of formal and informal planting techniques, you will work alongside inspiring horticultural professionals to enhance and deepen your current understanding of horticulture by being immersed in the garden over three full years to develop Level 3 knowledge, skills and experiences to prepare you for professional life in the industry.

Woodland Creation Officer - Northwest & West Midlands - Forestry Commission

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Salary: £32,612 - £35,343

This post will cover: Lancashire, Cheshire and North Staffs and will ideally be based from our Delamere office.

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. The role provides an important interface between Forest Services, landowners and forestry agents; promoting, advising on, and helping to facilitate a diverse range of woodland creation proposals. The post-holders will be expected to focus on woodland creation. They will advocate the benefits of woodland creation and proactively communicate with and advise landowners and investors considering woodland creation.

Casual Education Rangers - City of London

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Employment is on an “as and when required” basis at a rate of £14.23 per hour.

We are looking for inspiring outdoor educators to deliver our school workshops at Hampstead Heath and Epping Forest. You will deliver innovative activities that build confidence and connection with nature and heritage in an outdoor setting.As an Education Ranger, you will be part of a team who aim to inspire children to discover and explore the outdoors with confidence.

Operations Manager - Green Action Trust

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Based in Central Scotland

£35,000 to £45,000 per annum (Dependant on experience)

The Green Action Trust is one of Scotland’s leading environmental charities. We have been regenerating Central Scotland by undertaking landscape scale projects; creating and improving greenspaces, planting and managing woodlands, greening vacant and derelict land, creating and maintaining paths and enhancing a range of habitats for over 40 years. We are specifically responsible for delivering the Central Scotland Green Network. The role involves working in partnership with other organisations, developing new work, overseeing a programme of projects and managing a team of staff.

Senior Landscape Architect - Green Action Trust

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Based in Central Scotland

£35,000 to £40,000 per annum

The Green Action Trust is one of Scotland’s leading environmental charities. We have been regenerating Central Scotland by creating and improving greenspaces, planting and managing woodlands, creating and maintaining paths and enhancing a range of habitats for over 40 years. The role will be responsible for overseeing all Green Action Trust’s design and delivery of a broad range of sustainable placemaking projects. The role also line manages a small team of landscape architects providing technical and management support.

Landscape Architect - Green Action Trust

Logo: Green Action Trust

Based in Central Scotland

£25,000 to £35,000 per annum

We are passionate about the positive environmental and social change we can deliver in Scotland and have are seeking a Landscape Architect to join our growing team to help us create this change. Working within a small design team, the role involves the design and delivery of a broad range of sustainable placemaking projects.

Senior Forester - Green Action Trust

Logo: Green Action Trust

Based in Central Scotland

£35,000 to £40,000 per annum

The Green Action Trust is one of Scotland’s leading environmental charities. We have been regenerating Central Scotland by creating and improving greenspaces, planting and managing woodlands, creating and maintaining paths and enhancing a range of habitats for over 40 years. The role will be responsible for overseeing all Green Action Trust’s woodland design, woodland management planning, management and delivery of projects and securing forestry grants. The role also line manages a small team of foresters providing technical and management support.

Forester - Green Action Trust

Logo: Green Action Trust

Based in Central Scotland

£25,000 to £35,000 per annum

We are passionate about the positive environmental and social change we can deliver in Scotland and are seeking a forester to join our growing team to help us create this change. The role involves woodland design, woodland management planning, cost estimating, management and delivery of projects and securing forestry grants. This is a great opportunity for a highly driven, competent, and innovative individual to put their own mark on shaping our future.

Woodland Officer(s) - West Midlands - Forestry Commission

Logo: Forestry Commission

Salary: £32,612 - £35,343

We are seeking dynamic individuals with experience in forestry and/or land management, who are quick to learn and can inspire and enthuse others. The Woodland Officer role can be seen as the ‘face’ of the Forestry Commission to landowners, managers and stakeholders. The Woodland Officer role represents Forest Services front-line woodlands and forestry expertise. Each Woodland Officer generally 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

Estate Head Gardener - Mexborough Estates

Circa £47,000 overall package

Full time

Location: Arden Hall, Hawnby YO62 5LS

Renowned and historic 4 acre private garden. Maintenance of 5 holiday cottage gardens and other public areas within Hawnby village.

Senior Ecologist - West Midlands - Midland Ecology

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£30,000 - £35,000 per year

As a dynamic and growing business, we are searching for a self-motivated and positive-minded Senior Ecologist to join our friendly team. The successful candidate will be involved in all areas of our work, supporting clients in a wide range of different sectors, as well as mentoring and supervising junior staff, leading a field team of ecologists, helping to prepare tenders and quotes, and producing high-quality reports for clients on time and to budget.

Seasonal Ecologist - West Midlands - Midland Ecology

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£20,000+ per year

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.

Due to expansion, we are looking to recruit full time and/or part time seasonal field assistants to support the existing team with a variety of duties. The role will be both desk and field based. We will consider applications from undergraduates/graduates of ecology or related disciplines.

Consultant Ecologist - West Midlands - Midland Ecology

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£25,000 - £30,000 per year

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, Biodiversity Net Gain assessments, bat surveys and other protected species surveys. You will collate and review survey results.

Discover Rye Harbour Heritage Trainee - Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Location: Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, TN31 7TX

Salary: £9.50 per hour, rising to £10.42 per hour in April 2023 (National Living Wage)

Contract: Fixed Term for up to 12 months

Hours: 35 hours per week. Typically Monday-Friday with occasional evenings and weekends

Sussex Wildlife Trust is delighted to offer a 12-month traineeship funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. This is the third of three trainee posts available during the Discover Rye Harbour three year project. Discover Rye Harbour aims to connect the local community to the wildlife and landscape at Rye Harbour Nature Reserve, enabling people of all ages and abilities to learn more about our rare species and habitats and to take action to help conserve them.

Graduate Ecologist - Avian Ecology

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Full time, permanent role

The successful candidate will be based in our Lower Stretton (Cheshire) office, with some flexibility for home working.

If you are ready to begin your journey into ecological consultancy within a supportive environment, promoting personal development and satisfaction in a role, this job is for you.

Avian Ecology has provided outstanding ecological support across all sectors for over fifteen years, with particular expertise in renewable energy.

Field Studies Tutor - Dorset Council

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Hours: Full Time

Salary: £23,777 - £27,954

Location: Leeson House Outdoor Education Centre

We have an exciting opportunity for a new Field Studies Tutor to join our friendly team and to teach a variety of subjects such as geography and biology at Leeson House Field Studies Centre located in the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, Dorset.

Tree & Woodland Creation Officer - Change Agents UK on behalf of Bedford Borough Council

Contract: Full time (22 months)

Salary: £28,000 per annum pro rata

Location: Bedford

Do you have the skills and enthusiasm to work within the Environmental Services Team to develop your project skills in an environmental field?

As part of the Environmental Services Team, you will work closely with the award winning Parks and Open Spaces service delivery area where you will be able to expand your skills by working on tree planting projects that improve the quality of Bedford’s parks, nature reserves, amenity spaces and their facilities for the community, visitors and wildlife.

Wildlife Ranger/Stalker - Southill Estate

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Development Woodland Officer (Degree Apprenticeship) - 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. We aim to at least treble tree planting rates in England by the end of this Parliament, reflecting England’s contribution to meeting the UK’s overall target of planting 30,000 hectares per year by the end of this Parliament. This acceleration in current planting rates in England will contribute to meeting the net-zero by 2050 ambitions, and to government’s wider environmental targets. This is supported by the £640m Nature for Climate Fund announced in the March 2020 budget.

Regional Senior Tutor (North Locations) - Field Studies Council

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Vacancy Location Shrewsbury, Cumbria & Scotland

Up to £26,110 per annum plus benefits

37.5 hours per week / Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council, one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. Field Studies Council is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us.

Gift to Nature - Senior Ranger - Natural Enterprise

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5 days a week. Starting salary £30,000 to £35,000 pa.

Natural Enterprise is an Island based charity delivering a range of activities to support the Island’s rural economy and natural environment. This includes the Gift to Nature initiative.

We have an exciting vacancy for a highly motivated person to join our team.

Data Officer - Record, The Biodiversity Information System for Cheshire, Halton, Warrington and Wirral

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RECORD is the local environmental record centre serving Cheshire, Halton, Warrington and Wirral. Set up in 2000, RECORD was the pilot local record centre in England, and is a not for profit organisation and registered charity.

RECORD’s Data Officer is responsible for the commercial data search operation. Provision of front line support for commercial clients; fielding telephone calls, providing technical support, generating quotes and invoices and producing data search reports.

In addition, the Data Officer is responsible for the maintenance and analysis of the RECORD data holdings; including capture and management of GIS datasets and compiling reports on species, sites and habitats.

Head of Sustainable Land Use Policy - England - RSPB

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Salary: £42,768.00 - £47,446.00 Per Annum
Hours: Full-time, however we are open to consideration of flexible working arrangements to accommodate the right candidate.
Contract: Permanent
Location: Flexible in England

Are you a passionate, talented advocate wishing to make a big impact for nature’s recovery in England? This role is an exciting opportunity to lead the new Sustainable Land Use Policy team in RSPB England. Working closely with passionate colleagues in communications, campaigning, science and those delivering nature on the ground, you'll lead your team to excel. By developing compelling policy solutions, influencing decision-makers and harnessing people power to scrutinise progress you will ensure nature's voice is heard.

Tractor Driver – Wareham and Ringwood - Forestry England

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Salary £23,098

Contract type: Permanent full time – 37 hours per week

Our South District team consists of around 180 people. From Foresters to Volunteer Co-ordinators, we all contribute towards the management of some 46,000 hectares of land across public woods and forests, and two national parks. We are looking for a dedicated Tractor Driver to help us care, manage and enhance our woodlands, habitats, and facilities in our Ringwood and Wareham Beats. Using your previous work experience and machinery operating skills, you’ll work on a wide range of countryside management tasks including road and ride side mowing and vegetation management, ground preparation, control of scrub as well as general estate maintenance.

Senior Officer (Conservation), Environment Team - Natural Resources Wales

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Grade & Salary: £37,308 - £40,806 pro rata (Grade 6)

Type of contract: Fixed Term appointment until 22 January 2024

Work pattern: Part Time, 3 days a week

Location: Llandarcy

This is a Senior Officer post within the Environment Team that covers Swansea. Our ‘patch’ is varied and interesting including a dynamic city, numerous bathing waters, a world class protected landscape, a plethora of conservation designations, an internationally significant estuary, exposed coastline, and bunch of challenging WFD waterbodies. In this case we are seeking an experienced conservation officer who can lead on our conservation and protected sites work whilst being able to serve as a technical mentor on conservation issues within the team and a safe pair of hands in dealing with, contentious issues, queries and complaints.

Site and Facilities Manager - Bath City Farm

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Salary: Salary £28,510 (pro rata £22,808)

Hours: 30 hours a week

Bath City Farm is recruiting a Site and Facilities Manager to lead on the practical development and maintenance of the farm’s 37-acre site and community facilities.You will lead the organisation on all aspects of health and safety and ensure the farm site and its facilities provide a high quality, welcoming, and safe space for all its users. You will play a key role in the development of the site for farming, nature conservation and animal care, with a commitment to sustainable and regenerative practices. You will engage participants of the farm’s social programmes in this work, ensuring the farm is a rich space for community learning, health and wellbeing.

Arborist - University of Oxford - Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum

The post holder’s enthusiasm for contributing to the maintenance and development of the Arboretum, as well as the work of the wider team is key. In addition to the arboricultural duties, the post holder will contribute to some of the Arboretum’s educational activities. These responsibilities include contributing to the delivery of events, and the training and supervision of trainees and volunteers.

Woodland Officer Tree Health - West Midlands - Forestry Commission

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Salary: £32,612 - £35,343

We are seeking dynamic individuals with experience in forestry and/or land management, who are quick to learn and can inspire and enthuse others. The Woodland Officer role can be seen as the ‘face’ of the Forestry Commission to landowners, managers and stakeholders. The Woodland Officer Tree Health role represents Forest Services front-line woodlands and forestry expertise including plant health related matters. Working across the West Midlands, the individual would develop a strategic view of the local landscape, a network of local stakeholders and understanding of the challenges and opportunities.

Arboricultural Supervisor - University of Oxford - Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum

Nuneham Courtenay, Oxfordshire

This is a post for a qualified and experienced arboriculturist who will supervise and work alongside a small but dedicated team to cultivate, maintain and develop the collection of plants grown within the outdoor areas of the Arboretum. The post holder will contribute to the planning and development of the work of the collection, working closely with the Curator to maintain and improve the collection, achieving high aesthetic and arboricultural standards.

District Ecologist - East Devon District Council

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£39,493 to £46,549 per annum

Honiton and Hybrid

Permanent, full time contract x 37 hours

This is an exciting senior role has been created to help deliver the Council’s ambitions for nature recovery, climate change and securing Biodiversity Net Gain through development. You will be part of the Council’s Countryside team providing specialist advice to our planners, Landscape Officer and Climate Change Officer to ensure that ecological matters are given due weight in the planning process and that decisions are fully informed by your knowledge and experience.

Shrill Carder Bee Species Recovery Manager (Maternity Cover) - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

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Salary £27,865 (pro rata) per annum

This is a part-time fixed term position until December 2023, home-based with frequent travel to Shrill carder bee sites in Kent, Essex, Somerset and South Wales.

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (the Trust) is looking for an experienced/enthusiastic/dynamic/self-motivated part-time (0.9FTE) Shrill Carder Bee Species Recovery Manager to deliver the Shrill Carder Bee Conservation Strategy. This strategy was published by BBCT and partners in 2020 as a result of the Back from the Brink project

Education, Science and Policy Assistant - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

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Salary £20,744

Full-time (35 hours per week)

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a full-time Education, Science and Policy Assistant to assist with the development and delivery of our education, science and policy work.

If you are organised, able to communicate with different audiences, and have a genuine interest in working in the conservation and nature sector, this role could offer you a wonderful opportunity to help reverse the decline in bumblebees and develop your skills and experience.

Ecologists and Senior / Principal Ecologists - Pioneer Environment Group Ltd

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Ecologist roles: £27,000-£30,000 per annum

You will provide technical support on a range of projects including planning applications, biodiversity offsetting and mitigation projects. You will lead projects, manage assistants and sub-contractors to deliver a high-quality service.

Senior Ecologist roles: £32,000-£40,000 per annum

You will take the lead on larger or more complex projects, managing both staff and subcontractors. You will nurture and encourage development of less experienced staff. As a senior ecologist you will be input into the survey guidance for the company and troubleshoot for less experienced staff.

Principal Ecologist: £40,000-£60,000 per annum

You will plan and oversee all aspects of large complex projects, ensuring that all time, budget and quality targets are met. You will lead on preparing tenders for large projects and contribute to business development.

Casual Learning Officer - The Royal Parks

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Salary of £15.49 per hour

The LookOut Discovery Centre, Hyde Park, with occasional work in other parks
The Royal Parks (TRP) is a charity created in March 2017. We manage over 5,000 acres of diverse parkland, rare habitats and historic buildings and monuments in eight Royal Parks across London.

We are now looking for Learning Officers to join us on a casual, ad-hoc basis and assist with meaningful lifelong learning and engagement opportunities, enabling visitors of all ages to explore, discover and understand our wonderful parks.

Community Engagement Worker - Friends of Graves Park / South Yorkshire Biodiversity Research Group

Logo: South Yorkshire Biodiversity Research Group

Location: Sheffield / Graves Park

Hours: 18hrs per week (50% fte) (flexible - some weekend & evening work necessary) starting March 2023 to end July 2024

Salary: around £25K pa pro rata plus agreed work-related expenses

The Friends of Graves Park’s “Finding Lost Norton Park: Digging Deeper for All” project, supported thanks to money raised by National Lottery players, awarded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, has just started and is set to run until July 2024. Our project will investigate the landscape, archaeology and importance of Graves Park, once ancient Norton Park, in more detail, to answer questions arising from a previous project, such as the confirmation of heritage features like a potential prehistoric barrow, the linear banks and ‘lost’ buildings.

Warburg Nature Reserve Warden - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £24,800 - £25,500 per annum

Contract: Fixed term 12 months

Hours: 35 hours per week

Based: Warburg Nature Reserve.

We have an exciting opportunity for you as maternity cover for the Warburg Warden, managing one of the flagship nature reserves for Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust. This is an outstanding opportunity for a motivated candidate to be part of the Oxfordshire Reserves Team at Warburg Nature Reserve, located in the hills of the stunning Chilterns AONB.

Ecologist - Essex Ecology Services Ltd

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This role is a permanent full-time position with a starting salary of £26,475.12 per annum.

Essex Ecology Services Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Essex Wildlife Trust. Based on the Blackwater Estuary in Essex, we are a reputable ecological consultancy with a diverse range of portfolios from clients in both Essex and further afield.

Working closely with the Principal Ecologist, the post holder will develop and expand our ecology consultancy practice through ecological surveys and producing reports for a variety of commercial clients, including utility companies, developers and local authorities.

Ranger - The Abbotsford Trust

Full time (35 hours per week, worked flexibly in line with job demands).

Grade 2 spine point 6, £21,274 per anum.

The Abbotsford Trust is looking for a Ranger to help us maintain and improve the biodiversity of the estate, enthuse members of the public with the amazing nature we have to offer and ensure that Abbotsford is a safe and accessible place for everyone to enjoy. The post of Ranger plays a key role in maintaining and developing the estate with sensitivity to the conservation of wildlife, as an amenity for local community enjoyment, health, and wellbeing and as a designed landscape.

Seasonal Field Surveyors - Ecology Solutions

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Ecology Solutions is a leading consultancy specialising in ecology planning solutions, offering an extensive range of expertise to numerous and diverse high-profile clients within both the public and private sectors. We also have regular interaction with our partner companies specialising in landscape consultancy and ecological mitigation implementation / habitat creation.

Both the Worcestershire and Hertfordshire offices are currently recruiting Seasonal Field Surveyors. This is an exciting opportunity to participate in protected species surveys and translocation work in various locations across the UK

ACT Wildlife Warden Coordinator - Action on Climate in Teignbridge CIC

Action on Climate in Teignbridge CIC (ACT) is looking to appoint a self-employed coordinator for the award winning Teignbridge Wildlife Warden (Volunteer) Scheme.

Please read the Work Description for more information about this 20 hour a week post.

Please read this document if you would like to find out more about ACT and what volunteer Wildlife Wardens do. This document gets sent to anyone interested in becoming a volunteer Wildlife Warden.

Curlew Life Research Assistant (Technical) - RSPB

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Location: Glenwherry, Antrim Hills / Antrim Plateau
Salary: £21,622.00 - £23,987.00 Per Annum
Duration: Full-Time - Five months
Are you passionate about species conservation? Interested in gaining valuable research experience, while working with one of the UKs most recognisable and most threatened bird species?

RSPB NI is looking for an enthusiastic individual with experience in nest finding and brood monitoring of breeding birds for a five-month post in the Antrim Hills.

Project Administrator - Middlemarch Environmental Ltd

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Contract Type: Flexible / Part Time

Location: South East and South Coast, England (Home-based)

Salary: £22,000 to £25,000 pro-rata, depending on experience

Hours: 24 hours per week (work pattern to be agreed)

We’re looking for a Project Administrator with a passion for the environment to join our team in the South East / South Coast of England

Ecological Project Officer - Middlemarch Environmental Ltd

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Location: Home-based (Southeast / South coast)

Salary: £22,500 – £26,500 dependent on experience

Hours: 40 hours per week, part time hours may be considered. A flexible approach to seasonal demands is essential.

We’re looking for an Ecological Project Officer with a passion for the environment to join our Southeast Team, working in the Southeast of England or on the South coast.

Over the last 30 years, the company’s ecological practice has developed a strong reputation and proven track record as a leader in the field.

Head of Marine Policy - RSPB

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We’re looking for an outstanding individual to lead RSPB Scotland’s marine policy work. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference for Scotland's marine wildlife.

Location: Flexible in Scotland

Salary: £42,768.00 - £47,446.00 Per Annum

Hours: Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Ecological Clerk of Works - Middlemarch Environmental Ltd

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Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Midlands region

Salary: £22,000 – £30,000 dependent on experience

Hours: 40 hours per week, part time hours may be considered. A flexible approach to seasonal demands is essential.

Over the last 30 years, the company’s ecological practice has developed a strong reputation and proven track record as a leader in the field. The Major Projects Team was established to provide ecological support to high-value, long-term schemes across the country, including large infrastructure projects.

Reserve Warden - Stiperstones NNR - Natural England

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Contract: Permanent post

Salary: £21,200

Location: The Stiperstones and Downton Gorge National Nature Reserves (West Midlands Team)

Play a vital role in protecting and enhancing these National Nature Reserves.

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

Field Grown Tree Production Trainee - Hillier Nurseries Ltd

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Are you looking for an exciting and varied job opportunity? Does working outdoors for a renowned brand within horticulture interest you? Do you want to get hands-on, progress and grow your skills and knowledge?

At Hillier, we are looking for a reliable and passionate person to join our friendly production team. Based in Liss in our open ground, tree production nursery, this role is on a full-time, permanent basis. This is a well-rounded outdoor position that provides training for all stages of the tree-growing process and is ready for you to get started!

Curlew LIFE Research Assistant - RSPB

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Location: Glenwherry, Antrim

Salary: £21,622.00 - £23,987.00 Per Annum

Duration: 6 month

As part of a UK-wide project funded through the EU LIFE programme to halt the decline of Curlew, RSPB NI aims to deliver landscape-scale conservation at our two key research sites; Glenwherry and Lough Erne. This will include habitat management, predator control and research and monitoring.

Principal Ecologist - ECOSA

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ECOSA are pleased to be seeking a Principal Ecologist to join us at our head office in rural Hampshire.

As a key member of the team you will take responsibility for project managing large scale, complex and non-standard projects. This will include day to day project management, preparing deliverables (e.g. Preliminary Ecological Appraisals. Ecological Impact Assessment, ES Chapters, BNG Assessments and Habitats Regulations Assessments) and taking a lead on Quality Assurance of deliverables prepared by others.

Senior Forest Manager - Bronwin & Abbey Ltd

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As part of Velcourt, the UK’s largest farm management company, we can positively realise the synergies between forestry and farming at a time when woodland management and creation are now firmly on the agenda in the rural sector.

To expedite and professionally manage these opportunities we are looking to grow and strengthen our team with the appointment of a Senior Forest Manager, to be based out of our Martley office near Worcester. The ideal candidate would be a motivated team leader, who will share our passion to drive the business forward, to develop our people and influence the future landscape for our clients.

Reserve Warden - Pensthorpe

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Hours: 40 hrs per week including weekends and bank holidays (flexibility around weekends and start/finish times is required)

Role Summary: To assist in the day to day management of the Nature Reserve, Farm, Park and Bird Collection, undertaking habitat and species management to enhance the sites biodiversity, working with the captive collection as well as providing an excellent visitor and volunteer experience

Executive Assistant - Chilterns Conservation Board

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Full time (some flexibility considered)

Salary band: £24-27,000 pa

Chinnor, Oxfordshire

We are seeking an experienced professional with a track record of providing high quality administrative support in a fast-paced environment. You will be organised, resourceful, and proactive, with the ability to work independently and make decisions under pressure. You will be responsible for providing key administrative and general business support to the CEO across a range of organisational disciplines. Working closely with the CEO, you will carry out a range of tasks including diary management, responding to correspondence, coordinating and managing meetings and events, and preparing reports, briefings and other documentation. You will also occasionally be asked to provide administrative support to the senior leadership team and members of the Board.

Head of Operations - Chilterns Conservation Board

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Full time (some flexibility considered).

Salary band: circa £50,000 pa

Chinnor, Oxfordshire

You will be responsible for the operational effectiveness of all the CCB’s work. Key to the role will be developing, implementing and maintaining robust management processes to ensure the successful delivery of all the Board’s core functions and externally funded projects and programmes. You will provide strategic oversight and guidance to all the CCB’s workstreams and projects, in addition to directly line managing some of the project managers including the Chalk, Cherries & Chairs project, the Chalkscapes project and the Mend the Gap programme, in addition to line-managing the CCB’s Project Support Officer. Priorities include overseeing improvements to project delivery, reporting and evaluation; working closely with the senior leadership team to implement and communicate systems changes; identifying opportunities and supporting initiatives to secure funding; contributing to development of a long-term financial strategy; supporting effective budget management; and managing and mitigating risk.

Head of Landscape - Chilterns Conservation Board

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Full time (some flexibility considered)

Salary band: circa £50,000 pa

You will be responsible for shaping and leading the CCB’s strategic and operational work to conserve and enhance the special qualities of the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s landscape. Key to the role will be taking a strategic approach to both the natural and historic environment and devising and delivering measures to build resilience to the impacts of climate change. You will provide strategic oversight and guidance to the CCB’s workstreams that relate to enhancing and conserving the natural and historic environment, and mitigating climate change, in addition to directly line managing some of the project managers. These projects include the Chilterns Chalk Streams Project, the Chilterns Heritage and Archaeology Partnership and the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme.

Day Centre Manager - Field Studies Council

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Up to £40,550 per annum plus benefits

Permanent

37.5 hours per week

FSC Epping Forest/FSC London, Loughton, Essex

The Day Centre Manager is a key operational and leadership role. You’ll work closely with the Head of Education and Operations to ensure the effective running of the centre, making sure that all activities are in line with the Field Studies Council 2025 vision and strategy. You’ll be joining a diverse and motivated team committed to providing outstanding environmental education learning experiences for young people, schools, colleges as well as enthusiasts and professionals. Your role will be to develop and lead your team, ensuring that they are performing to their highest potential with a focus on delivering excellent customer service.

Underkeeper End Point Assessor - Land Based Assessment Limited

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Salary: £300/a day

Hours: Flexible/Part Time

Location: Nationwide

Are you interested in helping shape the next Underkeeper workforce in having the right knowledge, skills, and behaviours for success?

Learning Assistant - RSPB

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Salary: £19,305.00 - £21,417.00 Pro Rata
Hours: Part-Time, 18 hours per week
Contract: Fixed-Term, ideally commencing in March 2023 for 4 months
Location: Pulborough Brooks

Share your love of nature, as a learning assistant with the RSPB, by helping to deliver our outdoor learning programmes to children and students of all ages from preschool to university level. The purpose of the role is connecting schoolchildren and young people with nature through curriculum-linked education programmes on the reserve with our learning officer and team of volunteers. You'll maintain teaching equipment, resources and materials and outdoor learning spaces. You'll work with, lead and support volunteers when working with school groups. As a key member of the Learning team, you will assist the Learning Officer with the development and delivery of our highly successful educational offer.

Outdoor Education Instructor - Nene Park Trust

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Salary: £20,258 - £22,162 pro rata, subject to experience.

Working Hours: This is a full-time, permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week. Usual working hours will be Monday- Friday 9:00-17:00 although occasional evening and weekend working will be required.

Location: The job is based at, the Nene Park Trust offices and the Discovery Den Education Centre within Ferry Meadows Country Park – Ham Lane, Peterborough, PE2 5UU

This post is an exciting new opportunity for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join the team that provides outdoor learning activities at Nene Park Trust. This is an exciting time for education at Nene Park, as we move into delivering a new business plan with a strong focus on Outdoor Learning. This will see us develop and grow our current outdoor learning programme to deliver across more curriculum areas and work with a wider range of schools and education organisations.

Environment Ranger - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Salary: £27,238 - £28,724 & 27.5% employer pension contribution

Contractual hours: 37

Basis: Full time

Location: Lochgilphead

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, practical, motivated field ecologist to join the Planning and Environment team in our West Region, to help deliver a range of environmental objectives. Working within a supportive wider team of 3 other Environment Rangers, 2 Area Ecologists and 2 Environment Advisors you will play a key role in scoping, assessing and mitigating operational forestry work to ensure protection and enhancement of priority habitats, protected species and designated sites. Surveying and monitoring of restoration sites will also be a major feature of your work, covering some of the richest Scottish Rainforest areas, Plantations on Ancient Woodland Sites and Peatland, plus some iconic species including beaver and eagles.

Area Ecologist - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Salary: £30,427 - £32,615 & 27.5% employer pension contributions

Contractual hours: 37

Basis: Full time

Location: Multiple

Are you passionate about the protection and management of species, habitats, and cultural heritage? Supported by two Environment Rangers, you will play a key role in scoping and planning environmental programmes and advise on environmental protection and conservation management. Alongside providing a key service to the business through ensuring compliance with legislation and providing detailed mitigation, you will help prepare management plans, manage surveys and data, and contribute to national initiatives and projects that conserve and enhance Scotland’s forests and land.

Dyfi Wildlife Centre roles - Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust

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People Engagement Officer: Full Time (35 hours per week/5 days), £20,000 per annum FTE, Fixed contract (6 months)

Visitor Reception Officer: Full Time (35 hours per week/5 days), £20,000 per annum FTE, Fixed contract (6 months)

Kitchen Assistant: Part Time (30 hours per week), £20,900 per annum FTE, Fixed contract (6 months)

2 x Café Assistant: Part Time (14 or 21 hours per week), £20,319 per annum FTE, Fixed contract (6 months)

Dyfi Wildlife Centre Officer: Full/Part Time (35 or 21 hours per week), £20,000 per annum FTE, Fixed contract (6 months)

Ecologist - Echoes Ecology Ltd

Position: Full-time

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 dependent on experience + benefits

Location: Near Falkirk, easily commutable from Edinburgh, Glasgow and Stirling

We have an amazing opportunity for an Ecologist to join our experienced team and assist with the delivery of our varied workload. Echoes Ecology is a successful consultancy established for over 15 years with the key to our success being attributed to a strong team of professional ecologists with a wide range of expertise. We deliver solutions for our clients on a variety of project types including renewable energy, quarries, housing developments, forestry and infrastructure, and as our projects are largely based in central Scotland, our team rarely have to stay away overnight. We pride ourselves in producing the highest standard of deliverables and are proud of our reputation for excellence.

Tree Officer - Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

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Location: Riverside House, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Salary: £27,852 - £30,151

Permanent, 37 hours per week.

We are looking for a talented, enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Tree Service Team. The role comes with plenty of variety and is a great opportunity to gain a wide range of experience and job satisfaction whilst working in a team of professional arboriculturists.

Assistant Species and Recording Officer - Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

Pay £19,646 pa

Full Time (9 Month Contract) starting in early spring 2023.

This is a fantastic opportunity the help deliver the Species and Recording work at Rutland Water Nature Reserve.
We are looking for a licensed bird ringer to operate a long established CES ringing sites, the monitoring of two artificial Sand Martin banks for purposes of nest recording, ringing and RAS studies, monitoring & ringing of terns, gulls and waders pulli.

Assistant Reserve Officer - Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

Pay £19,646 pa

This is an exciting opportunity to work at Rutland Water Nature Reserve, one of the UK’s best nature reserves. Based at its purpose-built Volunteer Training Centre. This will be suitable for someone who is looking for a hands on practical role. You will be working with volunteers and staff undertaking all elements of work on the reserve.

Curlew Monitoring Officer - RSPB

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Location: Upper Lough Erne

Salary: £21,622.00 - £23,987.00 Per Annum

Duration: Full-Time (37.5 hrs per week) - 6 months

RSPB Northern Ireland are looking for two enthusiastic individuals with experience in monitoring breeding birds to fill seasonal posts to monitor breeding wader populations in Lough Erne, one of the last strongholds for Northern Irish curlews.

Research Assistants - Twite Recovery Project - RSPB

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Location: Yorkshire and Humber Area, South Pennines
Salary: £21,622.00 - £23,987.00 pa
Contract: Fixed-term working from mid-April - the end of July 2023.

It is estimated that there are less than 20 breeding pairs of twite remaining in England, the majority of which breed in the South Pennines. The England Twite Recovery Project (ETRP) was set up in 2008 and has worked to put in place intervention measures to halt twite declines over the past 14 years. We are looking for two Research Assistants to join the ETRP team to monitor the breeding twite population in the South Pennines to determine whether our intervention work is meeting the projects aim of halting twite declines in England.

Ranger - Balmoral Estate

An exciting opportunity exists for a Ranger to work on Balmoral Estate. The successful applicant will work as a member of the Balmoral Ranger Service, which is part funded by The Cairngorms National Park Authority. The Ranger will be based at The Spittal of Glen Muick and undertake a wide variety of duties in this remote and beautiful setting.

Environmental & Sustainability Communications Officer - HEO - Ministry of Defence

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Salary: £33,830 + Civil Service Pension with an average employer contribution of 27% and additional benefits

Location: Westdown Camp, Tilshead, SP3 4RS

This is an exciting time for DIO Technical Services as the Environmental Management, Protection and Sustainability teams expand to respond to the challenges of Net Zero carbon, embedding climate resilience, and delivering social value through our procurements. We carry a high profile in the organisation, with a key role in delivering the new MOD Climate Change and Sustainability Strategy and the revised Greening Government targets. This role offers an exciting challenge providing communications support to Environmental Management, Protection and Sustainability teams. With a wide remit from ecology, forestry and archaeology to biodiversity and natural capital, we play a meaningful role in the conservation and stewardship of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) estate.

Newt Conservation Partnership Berkshire Project Officer - Freshwater Habitats Trust

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£27-£30k per annum

Permanent contract • home working • based in Berkshire

Can you deliver great crested newt and wider biodiversity conservation in Berkshire? We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, multi-skilled Project Officer who can deliver habitat creation and management projects, with a focus on ponds and great crested newt. You will be able to engage and liaise with a variety of landowners and contractors and will have knowledge of pond and terrestrial habitat creation and restoration.

Newt Conservation Partnership Surrey Project Officer - Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

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£27-£30k per annum

Permanent contract • home working • based in Surrey

Can you deliver great crested newt and wider biodiversity conservation in Surrey? We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, multi-skilled Project Officer who can deliver habitat creation and management projects, with a focus on ponds and great crested newt. You will be able to engage and liaise with a variety of landowners and contractors and will have knowledge of pond and terrestrial habitat creation and restoration.

Ecological Trainee - Dorset Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £1100 bursary per month

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time

Location: Dorset Wildlife Trust HQ, Brooklands Farm, Forston, Dorchester, Dorset, DT2 7AA

This is a 10-month bursary supported traineeship, undertaking ecological survey and monitoring work across our nature reserves, along with GIS and data work. The traineeship will be based at our headquarters at Brooklands Farm. Working alongside our Reserves Ecologist as a mentor, the traineeships offer experience working in the conservation sector. This includes a comprehensive training package including qualifications in first aid, along with opportunities for training in ecological survey techniques. At the end of the 10 months, trainees are experienced in a wide range of ecology survey and monitoring techniques, GIS and data work.

Works Supervisor – Kielder West - Forestry England

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£26,534

Northumberland

This post is a varied and exciting opportunity to join the Kielder West Beat team. As a direct support to the Beat Forest Manager, you will assist with the planning, management, supervision and delivery of the land management work delivered by Forestry England staff and contractors.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

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Location: Dungeness
Salary: £23,939 - £26,558 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Duration: Fixed Term contract for 6 months – Ideal start date March 2023

This is a great opportunity to work on one of the UK’s oldest yet most diverse nature reserves. There is over 1000ha of reserve to help manage from reedbeds, grassland fields, open water lakes, vegetated shingle to our globally unique Oppen Pits with a stunning array of wildlife to enjoy.

Tutor - Field Studies Council

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Field Studies Council Dale Fort, Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire.

Up to £24,840 (pro-rata) per annum plus benefits

The working pattern will be based on 37.5 hours per week from March to October and 15 hours per week from November to February each year.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Field Studies Council, one of the UK’s leading providers of outdoor environmental education. Field Studies Council is a pioneering environmental education charity committed to enabling people discover, explore, understand, and be inspired by the world around us.

Senior / Principal Ecologist - RSK Group Ltd

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£30,000 - £45,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

ADAS, part of RSK Group, is seeking a Senior and/or Principal Ecologist to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis to be home-based in Wales or linked to one of our offices in either Cardiff or Aberystwyth.

We are looking for an experienced Ecologist with a wide and high level of technical skill, particularly with experience working on windfarm projects.

Country Parks Lead Ranger - Buckinghamshire Council

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Type: Permanent
Location: Buckinghamshire, England
Salary: £28116 - £29558 per annum + generous pension, weekend pay enhancement
As a Lead Ranger, you’ll co-ordinate and supervise the work of the Ranger team in the delivery of high-quality visitor services across Buckinghamshire Council’s Country Parks. Based in Black Park, you’ll have the opportunity to work in all of our Country Parks, from woodlands to heathland and open spaces. If you have specialist knowledge and the practical experience required to develop your team’s skills and deliver the day-to-day management and maintenance of our Country Parks facilities, this could be the role for you.

Ecologist - RSK Group Ltd

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£24,000 - £29,000 per annum, depending on skills and experience

RSK ADAS is seeking an Ecologist to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis to be home-based in Wales and linked to one of our offices in either Cardiff or Aberystwyth.

We support our employees' development and give them the tools they need to steer their own careers, that’s why when you join ADAS, a mentor works with you to create and achieve your goals. Working on your own projects will provide you the opportunity to manage your workload and since most projects are local, extended travel is not frequent.

Ecologist / Graduate Ecologist - Three Shires Limited

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With in-house ecology and environmental contracting teams working together we can provide a unique opportunity to deliver the work you develop and experience the outcomes first hand.

The Role: To deliver ecological surveys and reports in a dynamic, client and solution focused commercial environment. This will involve undertaking: A wide range of ecological surveys from baseline habitat to a full suite of protected species surveys; Desk studies, data searches, survey data analysis; Assessing levels of impacts and design of avoidance/mitigation/compensation and enhancements; Producing ecological reports - ECOps, PEAR, EcIA; BNG accounting and assessments; Protected sites assessments (assenting/consenting/HRA) and species licensing; Managing projects to ensure that work is delivered on schedule and within budget whilst maintaining standards

Country Parks Ranger - Buckinghamshire Council

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Type: Permanent

Location: Buckinghamshire

Salary: £22778 - £23947 per annum + generous pension, weekend pay enhancement

The Country Parks Ranger team is dedicated to ensuring our beautiful parks are maintained to a high standard for our visitors to enjoy. As a Ranger, you’ll deliver high-quality visitor services and maintenance work across Buckinghamshire Council’s Country Parks. Based in Black Park, you’ll have the opportunity to work across all our Country Parks - from woodlands to heathland, and open spaces.

Senior / Principal Ecologist - Three Shires Limited

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We have exciting opportunities for Senior/Principal ecologists to join a dynamic and rapidly expanding ecology team at Three Shires, based in the East Midlands. The ecology practice is CIEEM Registered and has developed alongside the environmental contracting business, established since 1995 and has a solid track record of providing environmental contracting services across a wide range of sectors.

Our workload is expanding with exciting opportunities for integrated delivery of ecological mitigation alongside the creation of new and enhanced habitats as well as habitat and protected species surveys.

Country Parks Head Ranger - Buckinghamshire Council

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Type: Permanent

Location: Buckinghamshire

Salary: £33702 - £35432 per annum + generous pension + much more

Following the establishment of Buckinghamshire Council as a unitary authority, we have undertaken a comprehensive review of our parks’ services. Since 2020, visitor numbers at Buckinghamshire Council’s Country Parks have grown from 1 million to 1.8 million per year. We are now entering an exciting period of growth for the Country Parks team, with some great new projects to be delivered including the opening of a brand-new Country Park.

Training & Education Administrator - BASC

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12 Months’ Maternity Cover

Salary: £23,500

Location: Office-based

We are looking for an individual to provide administrative support to the Head of Training & Education and the Training & Education team. Assist with the organisation of key events and act as the secretary for the clay shooting group and the airgun group.

Operations Coordinator - BASC

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Salary: Circa £27k

Location: Office-based

We are looking for an individual to assist the Eastern Regional Team, to work on own initiative to provide coordination, administrative and organisational services in support of the Director and Regional Officers at the regional centre and at shows, training courses and other events.

Liaise with contractors, volunteers, partner organisations, teams at BASC head office; and all regional and country centres when required.

Senior Countryside Warden - Guildford Borough Council

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We have an exciting opportunity to recruit to our newly vacant Senior Countryside Warden post within our Countryside Team. This role consists of a wide range of tasks across Guildford Borough’s countryside estate, including three green flag award winning countryside sites, wetland, chalk downs, woodland, heathland, SANG sites and various other habitats. You will be responsible for ensuring the sites are managed effectively by enhancing, protecting, and conserving the natural environment. You will also work alongside our regular volunteer groups such as Butterfly Conservation.

Senior Conservation Scientist - RSPB

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Salary: £38,000.00 - £42,156.00 Per Annum

The RSPB Centre for Conservation Science is responsible for delivering science that supports and informs the RSPB’s global conservation programme. Our work extends beyond the UK, and we work as part of BirdLife International, and with partners in the UK Overseas Territories (UKOTs), to protect biodiversity across the globe by conserving species, ecosystems and landscapes and working in partnership with people.

Ecological Surveyor / Bat Ecologist - Betts Ecology

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The salary range will be £24,000 to £34000.

Our company is searching for a dedicated ecological surveyor to join our enthusiastic team at our Head Office in Martley, Worcestershire. This position will suit an organised and motivated individual who is prepared to undertake field and desk work. UK travel will be required on occasion, particularly to sites operated by our Land Management sister company, Betts Estates.

Dover Area Landscape Project Officer - Kent Wildlife Trust

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Contract type: Fixed term contract to Feb 2024

Salary: £25,209 to £27,040 dependent on skills and experience

Based at: Tyland Barn, Maidstone, and Dover area

Globally and nationally wildlife is in steep decline. We appear to be reaching critical tipping points around the loss of biodiversity as well as around climate change, both being interlinked. Human society cannot prosper without wildlife and healthy ecosystems.

Kent’s wildlife needs to be restored to much higher levels. We can no longer allow common things to become rare. We can only do this by restoring large-scale natural habitat areas and processes.

Glenwherry Curlew Initiative Monitoring Officer - RSPB

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Location: Glenwherry, Antrim Plateau

Salary: £21,622.00 - £23,987.00 Per Annum

Duration: 6 months

As part of this incredible team, you will be working to help save the rapidly declining Curlew population through hands on conservation work; Breeding bird surveys, nest finding, predator proof fence erection, and brooding monitoring, while also working with Farmers to help create Agri-environmental plans with the Conservation Officer.

Senior Policy Officer - Bioenergy and BECCS - RSPB

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Salary: £33,600.00 - £37,275.00 Per Annum
This is a Fixed-Term 2-year contract role. Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Flexible in UK

This role will provide leadership in RSPB’s bioenergy and BECCS policy advocacy through the latest evidence to influence relevant government policies and input into international advocacy via the UNFCCC process. You will coordinate UK NGOs to work in partnership and develop joint positions on this issue. The Senior Policy Officer will work within the Land, Seas and Climate Policy team in the RSPB’s UK Policy and Advocacy Department. Internally, the role will involve working with policy staff across the UK to build and advocate RSPB’s bioenergy policy across the devolved, UK and global context.

Senior Ecologist – Wind Energy and Renewables Project Manager - Avian Ecology Limited

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Full time, permanent role

The successful candidate will be based in our Lower Stretton (Cheshire) office, although remote working will be considered for the right candidate.

If you are ready for a change away from conventional developments and want to feel a genuine sense of satisfaction from the projects you work on, this role is for you. Avian Ecology has provided outstanding support for the onshore wind-energy and renewables sectors on projects for over fifteen years. Our projects are technically challenging but also uniquely rewarding, as they present a rare opportunity for positive development and genuine biodiversity gain to complement each other.

Wetland Ecology Adviser - NatureScot

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Salary: Starting salary £35,039

Contract: Permanent, full-time (35 hours)

Location: Scotland, flexible (NatureScot office, home or hybrid working will be considered)

Join our response to both the climate change and biodiversity crises as a lowland wetland ecologist. This post will contribute to delivery of our biodiversity and climate change objectives for wetlands in Scotland, leading on lowland wetlands: i.e. the full range of fen and swamp habitat types; bogs, including lowland raised bogs; quaking mires; springs and flushes; wet grasslands and fen meadows; wet dune slacks; wet woodlands; bog woodlands; and transitional habitats.

Ground Maintenance Worker - Whithorn Estate Ltd

Salary: £21,000.00-£25,000.00 per year

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

A Private Equestrian Farm is recruiting for Ground Maintenance Staff within the Godalming area. The job includes maintaining the grounds of the estate and supporting the equestrian facility operations and onsite accommodation. Day to day role includes: grass keeping, fencing, machinery operation, supporting equestrian facility operations and building maintenance.

Ecologists – Edinburgh - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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Are you looking to launch your career as an Ecologist in an inspiring and supportive place to work?

Want to come to work knowing you are working for an organisation committed to growing and developing its people - a business that it is passionate about making a real difference to sustainable development, protecting the environment, and enhancing the world we live in?

Community Ecologist - Wild Oxfordshire

Are you an experienced ecologist who would like to use your knowledge to help communities protect & enhance nature on their patch?

We’re looking for 1 person full-time or 2 people part-time to join our enthusiastic, hardworking, and knowledgeable team.

You will be carrying out ecological surveys, writing management plans, providing practical advice, inputting into Neighbourhood Plans, engaging with community groups and parish & town councils, and working collaboratively with our partner organisations.

Senior Ecologist - Environment Bank

Salary up to £38,000 (depending on experience)

Location: England, remote

Key responsibilities dependent on grade will include: Assessing land opportunities (alongside our Land Team) on their viability for nature recovery; Undertaking desk based ecological assessments; Meeting and collaborating with forward thinking land owners; Collecting, interpreting and analysing habitat survey data; Undertaking Biodiversity Net Gain Assessments and Metric Calculations; Designing Habitat Creation and Enhancement Proposals (with support as needed); Co-creating Habitat Management Plans; Stakeholder engagement with Local Planning Authorities and other interested parties; Working closely with sub-contractors to manage the delivery of habitat creation on the ground; Ongoing ecological monitoring and land owner engagement for our live Habitat Banks; Supporting with team mentoring, buddying and staff management.

Ecologist - Environment Bank

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Salary up to £34,000 (depending on experience)

Location: England, remote

The company has grown substantially over the past 2 years, we are looking to recruit a range of roles in the Ecology Team across all of our regions in England. You will work within a top notch technical team of ecology and land management specialists supporting the business transform landscapes for nature recovery. From onboarding and design to creation, restoration and monitoring - you’ll see the full process through from start to finish.

Assistant Ecologist - Environment Bank

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Salary up to £30,000 (depending on experience)

Location: Northern England – Remote

Do you want to work for a company that makes a real difference to nature recovery? Are you looking for an exciting role with a rapidly growing organisation? At Environment Bank we have created a new plan for the planet. The plan we’ve created is for everyone. A pioneering system that allows the commercial world and the natural world to work as one. We’re establishing on the ground, right now, a unique network of habitat banks nationwide to drive nature restoration in the best places and help unlock sustainable development.

Assistant Ecologist / Ecologist - Kingfisher Ecology Ltd

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Salary: Assistant Ecologist: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum / Ecologist: £23,000 - £29,000 per annum

Kingfisher Ecology Ltd is a growing consultancy based in South Wiltshire, working across the South of England up to the Welsh borders and across to East Anglia. We have a reputation for excellence in technical delivery and a professional and pragmatic approach. As well as Ecological Consultancy, we provide services in Arboricultural Consultancy, Sustainable Buildings Consultancy, and Habitats Management. We’re looking for a confident communicator with enthusiasm and self-motivation to join our friendly and busy consultancy based on the South Wiltshire/Hampshire border. You will be working as part of a small team to deliver ecological surveys and assessments across Central and Southern England.

Project Officer (Growing Green and Blue Health) - HEY Smile Foundation

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Salary scale: £25,000 pro rata

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Contract Duration: Fixed term until end December 2025

Location: HEY Smile Foundation / Remote Working, Hull

There has never been a more exciting time to join the HEY Smile Foundation team. Our work spans across the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector (VCSE), as well as connecting opportunities with the private and public sector. With support from the National Lottery’s Community Fund we are embarking on an exciting three year project that will see us take the lead on Growing Green and Blue Health across Humber and North Yorkshire. Accessing green (outdoors and in-nature) and blue (on or near water) environments has proven benefits for our health and wellbeing, and the VCSE sector is key in making these connections happen. In Growing Green and Blue Health we will work alongside the rich diversity of VCSE organisations across the region delivering green and blue activities, identifying their support needs and developing a programme of training and upskilling that builds a more resilient sector, better able to accept referrals through healthcare pathways and with a strong voice in healthcare decision making within communities.

Kelp Recovery Co-ordinator - Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Location: Woods Mill, near Henfield, West Sussex

Salary: £31,930

Contract Type: Fixed term – 15 months

Hours: Full time 35 hours a week

Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. We focus on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside, coast and seas. By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive. Together we can make sure that future generations living in Sussex will be able to enjoy the sense of wonder and wide range of benefits that a healthy natural environment gives us.

Ecologists – Inverness - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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As an Ecologist you will be working on a variety of critical projects supporting our clients in the low carbon economy to deliver renewable energy projects, biodiversity net gain advice, habitat and peatland restoration and nature conservation solutions. Your role will include undertaking ornithology, habitat and protected species surveys, providing Clerk of Works support, and assisting with data input, analysis, research, and report writing - giving you invaluable experience of survey methodologies, mitigation and best practice techniques.

Ecologists – Mold - Atmos Consulting Ltd

Logo: Atmos Consulting Ltd

Are you looking to launch your career as an Ecologist in an inspiring and supportive place to work? Want to come to work knowing you are working for an organisation committed to growing and developing its people - a business that is passionate about making a real difference to sustainable development, protecting the environment, and enhancing the world we live in? Due to ongoing growth and a strong pipeline of future work, we require a number of permanent and seasonal ecologists to join our highly respected team of ecologists in Mold (North Wales).

Seasonal Ecologist - Taylor Wildlife

3 months contract

Scottish Highlands

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to work off the beaten track in stunning rural Highland locations conducting upland field surveys. These include bird, butterfly, Phase 1 habitat and peatland surveys. Work with and learn from ecologists with a range of experience from well established to graduate ecologists.

Site Supervisor & Site Operative - Terraffix RSK

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Location: South Wales

Responsibilities: Supervision of all site activities ensuring work is completed on time and within budget; Working in accordance with the RAMS and relevant Health and Safety policies, rules and regulations; Ensure all site staff have appropriate PPE; Site Operatives are to assist with on-site hydroseeding and habitat operations; Operation of site plant and machinery as directed; Assisting the site based team such that projects are completed on time, on budget and to a high quality; Support the Project Manager, Site Manager and Site Supervisor as required; Maintain regular communication and provide information to supervisors, managers and directors on all site based operational issues.

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