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Freelance Site Leaders & Assistants - Wild Learning

Logo: Wild Learning

Locations - London & Surrey

We run holiday clubs and deliver Forest School and outdoor learning programmes for schools and nurseries in woods across London and the South East, and we are recruiting for freelancers to work with us in our holiday clubs this year. Our Holiday clubs are for children from school Year 1 – 12+

We believe that children should spend more time outdoors having fun, without adults constantly telling them what to do. We think they should be able to roam, explore, take risks, make friends, learn to negotiate, use their imaginations, run, climb, fall over, get up, get tired and get filthy, in a safe and supportive environment.

Biodiversity Apprentice - Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

Logo: Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council

Appointment Type: Fixed Term Position

Full Time/Part Time: Full-time

Hours: 37

Salary Min: £22,407.70 - Salary Max: £24,180.10

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to help Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council address environmental challenges by taking on an important role in delivering the council’s biodiversity agenda. The role includes the ability to work from home on average 40% of working week as part of a flexible working pattern and will include office and field work.

Project Manager - Neighbourhoods Nurturing Nature - Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Salary: £30,000 FTE

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

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

Worcestershire Wildlife Trust is looking for someone to lead our exciting new project to support communities in helping wildlife in their neighbourhoods. You’ll be organised and passionate - able to plan delivery, identify opportunities, inspire your team and enthuse communities about how to help wildlife.

Countryside Ranger (OPM) - Elmbridge Borough Council

Salary: £25,309 - 29,390 pa

Six Months Fixed term (Pro-Rata)

Location: Esher, Surrey

Working within the Countryside Team you will work with the Countryside Officer to manage the boroughs Oak Processionary Moth (OPM) Programme monitoring and mapping infestations as well as directing contractors with works.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Salary: £25,723.00 - £27,614.00 Per Annum
This is a Permanent Full-Time role for 37.5 hours per week.
Location: Berney Marshes and Breydon Water
The Norfolk Broads team are looking for an enthusiastic, resilient and resourceful Assistant Warden to help deliver its conservation objectives across our wet grassland reserves. The successful applicant will work across our Berney Marshes and Breydon Water and Buckenham and Cantley reserves, assisting in the delivery of our habitat, estate management and survey work.

Agriculture and Conservation Officer - GWCT Cymru | Wales

Logo: GWCT Wales

Contract Length: 12 months fixed term

Location: Work from home within Wales

GWCT Wales’s ‘Farming Community’ is at the heart of the work we do on the ground with farmers being an integral element of all the work. The post holder will further develop this network to help create farmer clusters working on specific conservation projects across Wales. The role will also involve delivering conservation training for farmers across Wales.

Livestock Person - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Salary: £28,331.00 - £30,415.00 Per Annum

These are 6-month Contracts, Full Time roles for 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Ouse Washes, March

Do you have a passion to work with beef cattle on the largest area of wetland grassland in the country? We are looking for up to 2 stock people to work as part of a 6-person team responsible for the management of 2000 beef cattle on the Ouse Washes on a 6-month contract. The main duties will include daily shepherding, cattle movements, routine veterinary treatments, treating ailments, assisting with record-keeping, and maintaining infrastructure.

West Kent Senior Ranger - Kent County Council

Logo: Kent County Council

£25,378

Full time permanent, 37 hours per week

The post holder will assist the Ranger Services Manager in managing sites in the North and West Kent Country parks area. The post holder will directly supervise 3 rangers in ensuring that work is completed to a high standard in the most efficient and cost effective way and in line with environmental requirements by devising and following agreed work plans. The successful applicant will primarily be based at Trosley and Lullingstone Country Park but will assist the Ranger Services Manager and the team manage five sites, including three SSSI’s across approx 1000 acres. Habitats include chalk grassland, ancient woodland, veteran trees, coppice and plantation woodland.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Salary: £25,723.00 - £27,614.00 pa
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Location: Blacktoft Sands, DN14 8HR

A full time Assistant Warden is required to join the team and help deliver our busy work programme across the RSPB Humber Reserves holding (currently 1600ha of land around the wider estuary). The role will be varied, covering a wide range of tasks, so you’ll need to be energetic, adaptable, and have the desire to achieve. You’ll work as part of a team to assist in delivering a wide range of operations such as reedcutting, agricultural field operations, estate maintenance and biological survey work, while you will also be expected to engage positively with a wide range of stakeholders and help manage our amazing volunteer team.

Conservation Team Leader - Epping Forest - City of London

Logo: City of London

Salary- £45,390 - £51,220 per annum inclusive of all allowances

Contract Type- Permanent

Opportunity – 35 hours

Location Epping Forest

Leading the conservation management activity at Epping Forest, positively managing biodiversity, habitats, and wider eco-system service outcomes, supporting nature-based solutions to help address negative environmental impacts. Responsible for leading monitoring programmes associated with Epping Forest priority species, and the impact of visitors and wider air pollution on species vitality. Working collaboratively in the wider department, leading sustainable and ecological change helping the management team fulfil strategic and operational objectives and targets for an eco-friendlier biodiverse approach to managing the site.

Maintenance Officer - Field Studies Council

Logo: Field Studies Council

Salary: circa £24,630 per annum* + excellent benefits + option to relocate

Permanent full-time contract – average 37.5 hours per week

Location: Mickleham, Dorking, Surrey

This is a busy, active role and will require you to be able to carry out duties associated with maintenance work, including manual handling tasks, e.g. moving and operating equipment and tools. You will be responsible for overall maintenance and improvements of the learning location buildings and grounds. As well as being responsible for carrying out routine Health and Safety monitoring, checks and record keeping. All internal and external repairs to fabric and fittings will need to be carried out in a timely fashion. This could include repairs relating to carpentry, window glazing, plumbing and electrical works and may mean you need to liaise with outside contractors where appropriate.

Ranger - Public Engagement - Soil Association

Logo: Soil Association

30 - 37.5 hours per week

Fixed Term - 2 Years

Location: Based at Woodoaks Farm, Hertfordshire with some hybrid working

You will be helping to restore woodlands, dig ponds, plant hedgerows and build a resilient volunteer team and programme of events that allows us to welcome schools, local businesses and corporate clients on to the farm to learn about how nature led farming and sustainable food production can lead to a healthier community and environment. In this newly created role, you will lead groups of volunteers in a variety of habitat restoration projects that will enhance biodiversity and create lasting connections to the land. You will be a key player in welcoming and engaging our local community in daily one to one encounters or larger organised group activities.

Veteran Tree and Wood Pasture Lead - City of London

Logo: City of London

Location: Burnham Beeches NNR, SAC/Stoke Common SSSI

Salary: £43,360 - £48,760 inclusive of Outer London Weighting

Basis: Full time / Contract type: Permanent

Are you passionate about preserving ancient and veteran trees? Do you have a wealth of experience in tree ecology and conservation management? Are you great at collaborating with others in planning and implementing complex conservation programs? We would love to hear from you and hope you can join us working for one of the world’s most ancient institutions providing world class conservation practice on 57,000 veteran trees set amidst the stunning woodpasture landscapes of Burnham Beeches, Epping Forest and Ashtead Common.

Biodiversity Officer - SSE

Logo: SSE

Base Location: Glasgow, Perth, Inverness or Aberdeen.

Salary: £33,500-£50,300 + car / allowance + performance-related bonus + a range of other benefits to support your family, finances and wellbeing.

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time | Flexible First options available

SSEN are looking for a Biodiversity Officer to support the development and implementation of habitat enhancement projects to support our over-arching Transmission Biodiversity Net Gain delivery, irreplaceable habitats, and Nature-based Solutions plan.

Environment Officer - Loch Lomond and the Trossachs

Logo: Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park

Salary: £21,487 per annum pro rata

Contract: Fixed term until October 2024

Working Hours: 21 hours per week (on a rota/shift pattern)

Location: Various – NPA Maintenance Unit, Alexandria, or other Park Authority work base in Balloch area

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. From the stunning sea lochs and rugged coastline through the majestic glens and breathtaking.

Area Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey, LL61 6DQ

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £25662

Working in some of the country’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.

Day-to-day you’ll be part of the Ynys Môn and Glan Faenol National Trust Ranger team, delivering practical conservation and maintenance work across the estate, from fencing, repairing cloddiau, dry-stone walling to tree planting and managing invasive species.

Lindow Moss Landscape Conservation Officer - Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside

Logo: Groundwork

Full Time: 36.25 hours per week / Permanent contract
Salary: £22,444 – 27,770
Based: Lindow Moss, Wilmslow, Cheshire with hybrid working from home or Groundwork offices

Conserving, celebrating and promoting our heritage and green space assets. We are looking for two exceptional people to work as the Project Manager and Landscape Conservation Officer to help protect and enhance the landscape around Lindow Moss in Cheshire on behalf of the Lindow Moss Landscape Partnership. These roles are key to realising the vision of the Partnership, as detailed in our “Lindow Moss- a landscape in recovery” document.

Lindow Moss Project Manager - Groundwork Cheshire, Lancashire and Merseyside

Logo: Groundwork

Full Time: 36.25 hours per week / Permanent contract

Salary: £28,194 – £34,854

Based: Lindow Moss, Wilmslow, Cheshire with hydbrid working from home or Groundwork offices

We are looking for two exceptional people to work as the Project Manager and Landscape Conservation Officer to help protect and enhance the landscape around Lindow Moss in Cheshire on behalf of the Lindow Moss Landscape Partnership. These roles are key to realising the vision of the Partnership, as detailed in our “Lindow Moss- a landscape in recovery” document.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Dungeness, TN29 9PN
Salary: £25,723.00 - £27,614.00 pa
Hours: Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent

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.

Estate Worker - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Haweswater Reserve, Bampton CA10 2RP
Salary: £21,255.00 - £22,818.00 Per Annum

This is a Permanent, Full-Time role for 37.5 hours per week.

RSPB Haweswater is one of Northern England’s largest and most spectacular nature reserves, situated in the Lake District National Park.

This role will be focused on the maintenance of Haweswater’s physical infrastructure and habitats and will also involve assisting with grazing and farming operations.

Horticultural Supervisor - Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum

Logo: University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum is seeking a qualified and experienced horticulturist to help cultivate, maintain and develop the collection of plants grown within the outdoor areas of the Botanic Garden.

You will contribute to the planning and development of the work of the collection, working closely with the Curator and Head of Horticulture (CHH) to achieve high horticultural standards. You will oversee and participate in the day-to-day cultivation of the collection.

Estate Team Manager- Epping Forest - City of London

Logo: City of London

Salary- £43,360 - £48,760 per annum (inclusive of all allowances, basic and OLW) depending on experience.

Job Type- Permanent

Schedule – 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday. Occasional weekend working.

The successful candidate will assist in leading the management of Epping Forest and Buffer Lands estate and ensure that it is managed to the highest professional standards in line with legislation and best practice. You will lead on infrastructure maintenance, planning, delivering and monitoring cyclical and reactive works. You will be adept at recording data using digital mapping and other IT to present reports and monitor performance. You will lead on estate improvement or restoration projets such as to ponds and wetlands or paths infrastructure work. An integral member of the Head of Operations Management Team, the Estates Manager will work collaboratively across all teams within Epping Forest to maintain a safe and high quality visitor destination whilst continuing to protect its environment.

Assistant Site Manager - Smithills Estate & North West - Woodland Trust

Logo: Woodland Trust

Full time, permanent

We’re looking for an Assistant Site Manager to join the Operations team and work closely with our Site Managers in our North West teams especially around the Smithills Estate and Bolton to support the management of the Trust’s woodland sites across the region. The role will involve organising and managing a programme of works to ensure that sites are safe, accessible, and managed to the best environmental standards, with particular adherence to Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) standards. The work will include carrying out on-site inspections and surveys, organising and supervising a variety of contracts, overseeing the work of volunteers and communicating with the public.

Business Officer (Countryside Stewardship) - Historic England

Logo: Historic England

Salary: £23,277 - £26,500 depending on location, plus generous benefits

One year fixed-term contract

Full time

Hybrid - United Kingdom (multiple locations)

In this role, you will act as the initial point of contact for customer enquiries concerning grant-aided projects and pre-application advisory work, ensuring high standards of customer service at all times. You will assist colleagues in the Countryside Stewardship Heritage Service by managing requests for HE support in accordance with corporate standards, and to take full ownership for effective management of assigned processes including post-grant monitoring. This role will assist colleagues in the Countryside Stewardship Heritage Service with the delivery of advice and with the negotiation and administration of grant-aid. You will monitor regularly and take ownership for progress-chasing to facilitate timely delivery of all Historic England advice, including establishing and maintaining operational links with external customers (e.g. owners and agents), and effective collaboration among colleagues within the local office.

Heritage Service Manager (Countryside Stewardship) - Historic England

Logo: Historic England

Salary: £36,603 - £40,748 depending on location plus generous benefits

One year fixed-term contract

Full time

Hybrid - United Kingdom (multiple locations)

You will manage and develop a team of Heritage Service Officers (Countryside Stewardship) and a Business Officer (Countryside Stewardship). You will lead your team to meet challenging delivery targets and timescales, problem-solving issues. You will help your team manage their workloads, as well as coaching and mentoring them in developing strong working relationships with their Countryside Stewardship clients. You will support the project SRO, convening the service delivery board. You will report on the delivery of the service to the board and be responsible for the day-to-day relationship with the Rural Payments Agency.

Heritage Service Officer (Countryside Stewardship) - Historic England

Logo: Historic England

Salary: £30,155 - £34,969 depending on location plus generous benefits (Pro rata for part time)

One year fixed-term contract

Full time and part time (0.5 FTE)

Hybrid - United Kingdom (multiple locations)

Historic England is excited to announce our new Heritage Service Officer (Countryside Stewardship) opportunities. We are seeking 3 full-time and 2 part-time Heritage Service Officers (Countryside Stewardship). Do you care about the rural environment? Do you want to make a difference for rural heritage? This is an exciting time to join Historic England as we set up the newly-formed Countryside Stewardship Heritage Service to support applications to and monitor delivery of projects from Defra’s Higher Tier Capital Grants and PA2 Feasibility Study funding streams for rural heritage in stewardship.

Community Volunteer Coordinator - Huntingdonshire District Council

Logo: Huntingdonshire District Council

Salary: £21,689 - £22,609

Hours: 37 Hours Weekly

Contract Type: Permanent full time

Location: Paxton Pits Nature Reserve

This is a key role in recruiting, training and retaining volunteers to play an active role in all aspects of our parks, nature reserves and open spaces. Although you will be predominantly office-based, travelling to these sites to meet and induct volunteers and engage with community groups will be necessary. Each year around 6000 hours are worked by over 150 volunteers in numerous roles including the provision of refreshments at Paxton Pits Nature Reserve, carrying out practical work, undertaking wildlife surveys, leading walks and talks or helping with events and school visits.

Survey Technician - Forestry and Land Scotland

Logo: Forestry and Land Scotland

Salary: £30,111 - £31,625 (+27% Employer Pension Contributions)

Basis: Full time, 37 contractual hours

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, practical and creative person to join our South Region Planning and Environment team. The post is located in Ae Village or Dalbeattie, but you’ll be required to work over a large geographic area when required. The planning and environment team work closely with other teams and specialists to design the forests of the future, protect and restore semi-natural habitats, respond to climate change and enhance our landscapes. They prepare spatial plans and work programmes; coordinate and manage data and surveys and contribute to national initiatives and projects to ensure the public land is well cared for.

Nature Conservation Adviser - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Salary: £43,407 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Attingham Park, Atcham, Shrewsbury, SY4 4TP

Here at the National Trust our plans for Nature Recovery, Carbon Capture and Sustainable Land Management are ambitious. As a key member of our Land and Nature team, you’ll bring innovative and creative thinking, helping us to realise opportunities to restore and create habitats and enable species to thrive. You’ll be working with our countryside teams and internal professional experts, as part of a wider multi-disciplinary consultancy team which shares a clear focus and commitment to delivering nature conservation and climate action.

Couple - Holford Natural Holidays

To grow organic food and get involved with the day to day running of a busy retreat centre in the Black Mountains near Abergavenny.

Person 1 (full-time) - Needs experience growing fruit and vegetables (and potentially mushrooms and cut flowers), a passion for organic/zero-dig/regenerative farming methods. Maintenance and DIY skills needed.

Person 2 (part-time) -Main focus on guest and housekeepers (cleaning/laundry) liaison. Possible extra PA admin opportunity.

Nature Recovery Leadership Programmes – Programmes Manager - Common Purpose

Logo: Common Purpose

Salary: £26,000 to £28,000 per annum, depending on level of experience

Permanent role

Location: Remote in UK

This is a full-time permanent role based in the UK as part of the Common Purpose team, which is responsible for leading and developing the organisation’s environmental work - a key strategic priority for Common Purpose. Our Programmes Manager will work independently, with support from colleagues to plan, manage, set-up and deliver on two exciting new Nature Recovery Leadership Programmes, run in-person and online for emerging leaders involved in nature recovery. The Programmes Manager will be someone who has excellent administrative and logistics skills and is a clear communicator.

Nature Recovery Leadership Programmes – Programmes Director - Common Purpose

Logo: Common Purpose

Salary: £38,000 to £42,000, depending on level of experience

Role: One year contract, fixed term

Location: Remote in UK

We are seeking a dynamic and ambitious Programmes Director to specifically work on two new Nature Recovery Leadership Programmes, which we are about to launch in the North of England and in Scotland. The Programmes Director will be responsible for designing and delivering the Nature Recovery Leadership Programmes, leadership development programmes run in-person and online for emerging leaders involved in nature recovery in the UK. They will be an experienced facilitator and someone who can build and maintain strong relationships with new and existing stakeholders.

Engagement and Participation Officer - East Devon District Council

Logo: East Devon District Council

£30,296 to £33,024 per annum

Mobile throughout East Devon

Full time, fixed term – 12 months

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity to be at the heart of our community engagement programme, working with volunteers, our rangers and residents across East Devon. Working predominantly across our sites with occasional opportunity to touch down at our offices in Honiton or Exmouth, you will play a key role in developing the quality of the visitor experience across all our reserves.

South West England Project Officer - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Logo: Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Salary £24,500 - £25,750 (pro rata) per annum

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust is looking for a part-time South West England Project Officer (0.8 FTE).

Your primary role will be to help research and conserve some of the most threatened bumblebees in the UK in the picturesque counties of Devon and Cornwall. You will carry out bumblebee surveys to get up to date information on their range and distribution, and undertake monitoring to investigate particular aspects of bumblebee ecology

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Lyme Park, Disley, Stockport, SK12 2NX

Contract Type: Permanent Contract

Salary: £22,152 per annum

As a Ranger, you’re the heart and soul of the National Trust in the landscapes we protect.

Hours: Full time, will include some weekends, bank holidays and evenings

Lyme is beautiful historic property with a wide variety of habitats and the ranger team at Lyme have the pleasure of looking after it. The work is fast paced and requires you to think quickly. The ranger role at Lyme is very practical from covering all estate maintenance tasks to visitor engagement activities.

Countryside Access Assistant - Surrey County Council

Logo: Surrey County Council

Type: Permanent

Location: Guildford, England

Salary: £31262 - £33321 per annum

This role has a starting salary of £31,262 per annum, based on a 36-hour working week.

Are you looking for a varied role in the Countryside helping to maintain public rights of way in Surrey? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a full time Countryside Access Assistant in our Maintenance and Enforcement team, based in west Surrey.

The Countryside Access team sits within our Environment, Infrastructure and Growth Directorate and looks after nearly 2,200 miles of public rights of way.

Forest School Leader - Wildwood Days CIC

Wildwood Days is recruiting!

Do you enjoy working with children and love the outdoors?

We are looking for a forest school leader to join our team at Wildwood Days. A small but successful forest school and outdoor events CIC running since 2016 in Brinscall, near Chorley, Lancashire.

This is a permanent part-time post (Wednesdays, Thursdays and one Saturday a month) but with a lot of additional hours available in summer when we are busy with school visits and birthday party bookings

Reviving Exmoor’s Heartlands Project Manager - Exmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Exmoor National Park Authority

Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset (with hybrid working and travel across the National Park to visit sites)

Salary of up to £39,186 per annum

Reviving Exmoor’s Heartlands is a Landscape Recovery project led by a partnership of Exmoor National Park Authority, local farmers and land managers.

We are now looking for a Project Manager to join us on a full-time basis for a fixed-term contract until the 31st March 2026, working 37 hours per week.

Green Spaces Operative - Witney Town Council

Logo: Witney Town Council

Location: Witney Lake & Country Park and Works Depot

Hours: 37 pw– to be worked flexibly including occasional evenings and weekends

To support Witney Town Council’s focus on biodiversity and the natural environment, we are looking to recruit a Green Spaces Operative to support the Biodiversity and Green Spaces Officer in developing and maintaining the Councils Lake and Country Park alongside their other land estates.

Seasonal Ranger - National Trust for Scotland

Location: North East Regional Office, Crathes Castle, Aberdeenshire (covering the North East Region)

Contract Type: 6 months fixed term

Salary: £23,595 - £24,913

The North East Ranger Service covers National Trust for Scotland properties throughout Aberdeenshire and Angus. This includes 10 different estates that offer a variety of landscapes, habitats, and wildlife unique to this part of the world.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Seasonal Ranger to join our Ranger Service.

Nature’s Recovery Manager - Avon Wildlife Trust

Do you want to play a critical role in Nature’s Recovery and be at the heart of Avon Wildlife Trust’s most exciting wilding projects?

Join AWT as our new Nature’s Recovery Manager and you will make a significant contribution to achieving our goals of creating 1000ha of new habitat by 2030, with the Trust purchasing at least 100ha of new land.

You will work with the SLT and expert ecologists, to develop the vision for large-scale land purchases and improvements to our existing reserves. To enable these visions to become reality AWT is looking to maximise investment from the emerging green finance markets.

Trainee Ecologist - Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Full Time - 35 hours per week

Salary: £21,840 gross per annum

Fixed-Term contract for 7 months; Two positions available, starting in early April and early May 2024

Location: Beechcroft House, Curdridge, Hampshire, SO32 2DP.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is the leading local nature conservation charity and is one of the largest of the county-based Wildlife Trusts with a lively, dedicated and passionate team of over 100 staff and 1400 volunteers.

We are looking for individuals keen to enter a career in conservation to join Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust.

Land Steward - Isles of Scilly - Duchy of Cornwall

Logo: Duchy of Cornwall

£75,000 - £80,000

Would you like to live and work in a beautiful island location? Do you have a passion for property?

How does a flexible career and being part of an organisation with an incredible history sound? An opportunity to broaden your horizons and experiences and make a real difference. We want to hear from people who share our values and who believe in our vision of Sustainable Stewardship – for Communities, Enterprise and Nature

Seasonal Field Assistant 2024 - Ecolocation

Logo: Ecolocation

Salary: A competitive salary commensurate with experience
Location: Warwickshire and surrounding counties but home-based

Hours: Full time/part time/flexible – all options considered

Position type: Fixed term March-Sept

We are recruiting for field assistant roles this year!

As we’re approaching the 2024 survey season, we are looking to recruit at least one full-time Seasonal Field Surveyor to join our super friendly team, ideally this fixed term contract would be full-time and cover the months April-September, but we are happy to consider reduced / flexible hours or job sharing.

Climate Change and Carbon Reduction Lead - Cotswold District Council

Logo: Cotswold District Council

£48,804- £51,587 per annum, 37 hours per week
Permanent contract

Cirencester/agile working
Are you motivated by the reward of delivering on our climate and environmental priorities?

An exceptional opportunity has arisen to join Cotswold District Council as Climate Change and Carbon Reduction Lead. You’ll be spearheading multiple significant climate change and environmental projects, ensuring that everything the Council does is aligned with our climate change and sustainable priorities

Rivers and Invasive Non-Native Species Project Manager - Natural Enterprise

Logo: Natural Enterprise

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

We have a vacancy for a self-motivated person to join our small but dedicated team.

3 days a week. Starting salary £23,000 to £27,000 pa

You must have a good understanding of all aspects of the natural environment to include Invasive Non Native Species and river catchment priorities.

Catchment Sensitive Farming Adviser - Natural Enterprise

Logo: Natural Enterprise

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

We have a vacancy for a self-motivated person to join our small but dedicated team.

4.5 days a week.

Starting salary £26,000 to £29,000 pa

You must have a good understanding of CSF practices and agri-environmental schemes. Proven track record working with farmers and land managers, and strong communication and IT skills.

Cannock Chase Special Area of Conservation (SAC) Engagement Warden x 2 - Stafford Borough Council

Logo: Stafford Borough Council

Band D (SCP 5 - 7) £23,500 to £24,294 per annum, pro-rata

24 Hours per week, 6 Months Fixed Term Contract

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 Special Area of Conservation (SAC) sits in the heart of Cannock Chase National Landscape, Staffordshire. It covers just under 5 square miles and is protected principally for its internationally important heathland habitats.

Ranger - West Dean

Logo: West Dean College

Hours: 35 hours per week (with occasional weekend/evening work)

Salary: £27,500 per annum

We are looking for a Rangerto help us to develop and maintain the wider Estate landscape and to achieve our sustainability aims as an organisation. It’s a varied and busy role. You’ll help with the protection and care of habitats which could include tasks such as scrub control, fencing and mowing. Other tasks will include some habitat and species surveying, maintenance of site infrastructure and other maintenance tasks as required.

Nature and Climate Officers - Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

Logo: Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

Salary: £24,200 pro rata

Working hours: two posts with flexible working ranging from full-time (37.5 hours) to a minimum 2.5 days per week

Contract type: Fixed-term 3 years

Location: Based from the Margrove Heritage Centre, Boosbeck and working with communities in Redcar & Cleveland

We are looking for two members of staff to deliver the All Our Futures, nature and climate project in Redcar and Cleveland. Are you able to capture the passion, imagination and resources of the people within a community to make positive changes for wildlife and the climate? If so, this could be the job for you...

Recycling and Waste Manager – Epping Forest - City of London

Logo: City of London

Salary- £40,056 p.a - £44,934 p.a (inclusive of all allowances) depending on experience

Epping Forest is one of a number of open spaces, parks, and gardens in and around London owned and managed by the City of London as part of its commitment to sustaining a first-class city. The Recycling and Waste Manager will carry out the day-to-day management of the cleanliness and safety of Epping Forest.

Senior Marine Conservation Planner - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Salary: £36,577.00 - £39,267.00 Per Annum

This is a Permanent Full-Time role for 37.5 hours per week, although other working patterns will be considered.

Location: Edinburgh - Flexible in UK.

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join our Edinburgh-based planning team, which forms part of a wider policy and advocacy function, the purpose of which is to influence and shape nature and climate policy, in this case through the planning process but also marine policy development processes, in Scotland and the UK. Working closely with colleagues across RSPB Scotland, and RSPB UK, you will take the lead in scrutinising and responding to the most significant marine development proposals in Scottish waters, as well as working closely with colleagues dealing with terrestrial developments, and shaping RSPB Scotland’s approach to Biodiversity Enhancement. You’ll also work hand in hand with colleagues dedicated to shaping marine conservation policy in Scotland and the UK.

Nature Reserve Officer - North - NatureScot

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Starting salary: £27,940

35 hours

Permanent Rolling Seasonal

Location: St Cyrus

We are Scotland’s nature agency. Scotland’s nature and landscapes are among our greatest assets. Nature gives us food and drinking water, energy, and timber. It contributes to a clean and healthy environment. And it improves our well-being and quality of life. We work to improve our natural environment in Scotland and inspire everyone to care more about it. So that all nature in Scotland – our key habitats and landscapes, all our green space and our native species – is maintained, enhanced, and brings us benefits.

Estate Maintenance Assistant - Harewood Estate

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Competitive salary of £23-25k depending on experience

Harewood has a range of tenants, guests and visitors who either live or work on the Estate. Overall upkeep of the Estate is no small task; holiday cottage gardens need regular mowing, areas around our commercial offices need to be kept neat and tidy, roads and paths need sweeping and maintaining, bins and recycling need collecting. As well as day to day tasks there are more seasonal jobs to undertake. For example, as part of a Higher Tier Stewardship Scheme, the Estate is undertaking a large programme of tree planting during the winter across the Listed Park and Gardens area. An opportunity has arisen for an Assistant to join the team to support the above works in the Grounds and Forestry Departments.

Estate Forester - Harewood Estate

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Competitive salary of £24,000 - £28,000 depending on experience

Harewood has over 800 acres of woodland, including around 150 acres of Ancient Woodland sites, which contain hundreds of ancient and veteran trees, some of which can be traced back to medieval times. The Forestry Department is made up of a small, skilled team who undertake a wide variety of works across the Estate. These are primarily focused on delivery of our 10 year Woodland Management Plan, however tasks can include overlap with wider Estate works such as grounds and livestock too. An opportunity has arisen for a Forester to join the team to support this work, with a particular focus on tree inspection, health and safety works and dealing with fallen trees.

Specialist Ecological Advisor - Northern England - Plantlife

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This is a permanent, full time role on a salary band of £34,980 - £37,864.

You will undertake surveys and provide assessments and detailed management and restoration advice to individuals and organisations primarily on meadows, grasslands, farmland and green space, both remotely and in the field. You will be at the forefront of our work for wild plants and an integral part of projects, charitable activities and paid for services. You will also evaluate Plantlife’s advisory work and undertake monitoring of sites to gather evidence on the success, or otherwise, of previous restoration efforts.

Principal / Senior Ecologist - The Ecology Practice

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Salary £40,000 - £51,000 depending on experience.

Home-based

Ecology Practice has been operating as an ecology consultancy since 2003. We are a small team of home-based consultants. We get involved with an exciting range of projects throughout the UK, from large logistic shed builds to single-standing telecommunication masts and everything in between! We are increasingly busy with loads of field surveys, planning and HRA assessments, BREEAM, Clerk of Works, and so on, and an opportunity has arisen for a key role within our company as Principal Ecologist. This role is an instrumental, permanent position within the company.

Sustainable Agriculture Officer - Norfolk Rivers Trust

Logo: Norfolk Rivers Trust

Salary details: £25,787 to £32,742 (9% Employer Pension Contribution)
Job term: Full-time, 37.5 per week
Location: Office at Bayfield near Holt. Visits across Norfolk, Cam and Ely Ouse (CamEO) and potentially further afield
Norfolk Rivers Trust is seeking a highly motivated individual to join their Farm and Land Management Team as a Sustainable Agriculture Officer, this exciting new role will help agri-business in Norfolk and the Cam & Ely Ouse catchments meet the target of producing fresh food with sustainable water management.

Kent Downs National Landscape Manager, Putting Down Routes Project - Kent County Council

Logo: Kent County Council

Working Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £32,485 - £36,693 per annum

Location: East Brabourne

This is a fixed term contact to 30th September 2026

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Kent Downs National Landscape as a Project Manager for the Putting Downs Routes Project championing inclusivity and diversity in the countryside. The North Downs Way National Trail Partnership is embarking on an exciting project that seeks make the countryside more inclusive & welcoming to all people. We want to both encourage new audiences to the trail and upgrade parts of the trail so that they are more accessible to a wider range of people.

Kent Downs National Landscape Manager, Communications and Engagement EDI Project - Kent County Council

Logo: Kent County Council

Salary: £32,485 - £36,693 per annum

Working Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: East Brabourne

This is a fixed term contract for 24 months.

We have an exciting opportunity to join the Kent Downs National Landscape as a Communications and Engagement Manager for the Putting Downs Routes Project championing inclusivity and diversity in the countryside.

The North Downs Way National Trail Partnership is embarking on an exciting project that seeks make the countryside more inclusive & welcoming to all people.

Ecologist and Natural Capital Advisor - CLM

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This is an exciting chance to make a positive difference to the environment, landscapes and the rural economy while working at the cutting edge of this fast-moving sector.

For many years, we have been supporting clients integrate environmental schemes into thriving rural businesses – and part of this role will be advising them on how to build new natural capital revenues into their businesses, along with identifying the existing environmental benefits they are delivering.

Nature Reserve Officer - South x 3 - NatureScot

Logo: NatureScot

Hours: 35/21

Contract: 2 x Full Time, fixed term for 6 months from start date, 1 x fixed term for 4 months from start date

Salary: £27,940

Location: Tentsmuir and Loch Leven NNR

The post holder will provide support to our National Nature Reserve teams to help deliver our objectives and manage our sites principally at weekends when visitor pressure is particularly high. Nature Scot’s National Nature Reserves showcase the best of Scottish Nature. They provide the opportunity for people to experience, enjoy and learn about nature.

Leysdown Trainee Ranger - Sussex Wildlife Trust

Logo: Sussex Wildlife Trust

Location: Southerham Farm, Lewes (with travel to reserves across Sussex)

Salary: £17,199 with free accommodation 7 days per week provided at Leysdown Cottage

Contract Type: Fixed Term one year (15.04.24 – 28.03.25).

Hours: 35 hrs per week

Sussex Wildlife Trust have been working in partnership with the Leysdown Conservation Trust to deliver the Vera Dalley Ledermann Scholarship since 2016. Set up in memory of Dr Vera Dalley Ledermann in 2012, the Trust aims to provide training, support, and experience to equip trainees with the skills required to go on and develop a career in nature conservation.

Education Support Assistant - Field Studies Council

Logo: Field Studies Council

Salary: Circa £22,308 per annum pro rata + excellent benefits + accommodation available

Location: Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria

Fixed term contract for 10 weeks due to commence on 13 May 2024 and end on 21 July 2024

Full time – average 37.5 hours per week

As our Education Support assistant, you are an integral part of our education team and will support us to carry out a smooth delivery of our field courses and environmental activities. This will involve preparing fieldwork equipment and classrooms for learners of all abilities, ensuring areas are clean and safe for use.

Ecologist - Dartmoor National Park Authority

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Bovey Tracey, Devon
Salary of £32,076 - £36,648 per annum
The role is a permanent, full-time position.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ecologist to join our growing Natural Environment team. We are looking for an experienced individual who is passionate about the environment and who wants to make a positive difference to the natural world in one our most treasured landscapes.

Countryside, Wildlife and Environment Teacher - Kingston Maurward College

Logo: Kingston Maurward College

Status: Permanent / Hours: 37 hours per week, Monday – Friday with flexibility to meet business needs*

Salary: £24,902 - £30,273 per annum depending on the candidates’ qualifications and experience on the Academic (Teachers) Grading Guidelines.

For this role, we are looking for an enthusiastic, talented and self-motivated person to lead the course management and deliver both classroom and practical training to level 3 countryside students. The successful applicant will have plenty of industry knowledge as well as being able to demonstrate excellent administrative and organisational abilities in order to perform the role successfully.

Principal Ecology Officer - West Berkshire Council

Logo: West Berkshire Council

From £39,186 to £45,441 per Annum (Grade J)

37 hours per week

Permanent

Are you an experienced and passionate ecologist looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a positive impact on the environment and contribute to the sustainable development of West Berkshire? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are seeking a Principal Ecology Officer to join our dedicated Development and Economy Service at West Berkshire Council. Reporting to the Team Leader (Place), you will play a key role in providing expert advice and guidance on ecological matters, ensuring that development within the area is carried out in an environmentally responsible manner.

Community Engagement Officer - Play Project (part-time role) - The Royal Parks

Logo: The Royal Parks

Salary of £24,304.96 to £27,708.33 for 28.5 hours per week, per annum, depending on experience

Two year fixed term contract

Location: Hyde Park

As a Community Engagement Officer, you will continue the work of our Play in the Park Project, identifying, engaging and building relationships with families. Reporting to the Access and Engagement Manager, you will help build a thorough understanding of the challenges local families face, identifying gaps in provision and opportunities through outreach work, co-created resources, nature play sessions, and events. You will create meaningful opportunities for children of all abilities and build a legacy of sustainable play provision in the Parks.

Coastal Rangers - Chelmsford City Council

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£26,754 to £27,525

Fixed term contract until October 2025

Full / Part time

We are seeking highly motivated and organised individuals that have excellent communication and engagement skills to join the Bird Aware Essex Team. Working across the Essex coastline, you will be experienced in communicating and engaging with a wide range of people, bringing a passion for conservation and inspiring positive behavioural change, to reduce the impacts of recreational disturbance to coastal birds and their habitats. Coastal Rangers provide an on-the-ground ranger service, undertaking patrols along the coast and delivering a varied programme of engagement activities and events, promoting awareness and understanding of the effects of human disturbance on coastal birds.

LANSS Outreach Lead - Land & Nature Skills Service (Cumbria Chamber of Commerce)

Salary in the region of £30,800 FTE.

Full or part time

2 year contract

Location: Ambleside + hybrid

You’ll be part of a small team running a hub website, providing outreach and advisory services in-person and online, and inclusively engaging potential learners, employers and training providers with the Service. As a team you’ll launch and deliver the LANSS for Cumbria across 2024-2026, further develop it and plan for its long-term sustainability. The focus the Outreach Lead role is on stakeholder engagement and relationship development, development and delivery of a marketing & communications plan (working with contracted specialist support) and providing advice to users of the service.

LANSS Adviser - Land & Nature Skills Service (Cumbria Chamber of Commerce)

Salary in the region of £30,800 FTE.

Full or part time

2 year contract

Location: Ambleside + hybrid

This is a great opportunity to play a key role in developing a new service within Cumbria, making a real, positive impact on skills and careers across the land- and nature-based sectors. The LANSS will connect people with learning and training opportunities relevant to land- and nature-based work, in and near Cumbria. The Adviser role is focussed on researching learning & training delivery and skills needs and gaps, producing and keeping up-to-date an online directory of relevant provision, developing and implementing a strategy for training brokerage and providing advice to users of the service.

Going Wild in Bishop's Castle Project Co-ordinator - Lightfoot Enterprises

Logo: Going Wild in Bishop's Castle

Salary Scale: £27,000 per annum (pro rata £21,600).

30 hours per week, fixed term contract from April 2024 until 31st January 2027

Location: Bishop's Castle, Shropshire

Working with the Going Wild steering group (who will actively support the officer), to provide simple management plans for public spaces within Bishop’s Castle. To engage the community of Bishop’s Castle with nature through a series of events, articles and talks, using face-to-face and digital methods to reach as many people as possible. To run regular activities for volunteers which will include taster sessions, work parties, a children’s/young people’s wildlife club and a series of winter talks in the town hall. The post holder will plan, organise, manage and deliver this programme of activities and public facing events with a specific focus on nature-based volunteer involvement and participation.

Assistant / Graduate Ecologists - Total Ecology Ltd

Logo: Total Ecology Ltd

Salary: £22,500 pro-rata.

Several positions available for the 2024 survey season

Total Ecology Ltd is a growing ecological consultancy working all over the UK but based in Northumberland. We are looking for enthusiastic people to join our small but dedicated team. The applicants would be expected to carry out a wide range of tasks including assisting on protected species and habitat surveys, data mapping and contributing to the writing of reports.

Community Conservation Officer - Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust

Logo: Yorkshire Dales Millenium Trust

£28,492 - £30,561

Full-time 35 hours per week

Permanent

Location: Clapham, North Yorkshire, LA2 8DP

We're looking for a Community Conservation Officer to work across our woodlands and meadows projects helping to deliver engaging activities that connect people with nature in the Yorkshire Dales and nearby areas. Working across several of our landscape and wildlife based projects, our new Community Conservation Officer will deliver a range of engagement activities with local communities, volunteers and landowners. You will work closely with our meadow and woodland teams to deliver the community engagement aspects of our current work. This is a varied role, covering a range of targets and projects.

Community Engagement Ranger - River Hamble Country Park - Hampshire County Council

Logo: Hampshire County Council

Salary: £25,628 - £28,326 per annum

Location: River Hamble Ranger Depot, Pylands Lane, Bursledon

Develop partnerships and build opportunities for local communities to improve access to our countryside. Hampshire County Council is recruiting a Community Engagement Ranger within the Countryside Service. Joining an Area Access Team covering the South West of the County, you will develop, coordinate and support a programme of activities on public rights of way, areas of open country and other forms of public access to the countryside.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Salary: £25,723.00 - £27,614.00 pa
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: 6 months Fixed-Term
Location: Frampton Marsh
We have a broad and talented group of volunteers that are essential to the success of the reserve. You will lead and develop this high performing team by leading by example. Good communication, humour and work ethic will see you settle in well. We have a large complex wetland, made up of smaller habitat parcels. You will help to manage these different areas individually and in unison to ensure conservation targets are being met while providing eye popping views of wildlife for visitors. This will include island vegetation management in the Autumn prior to winter flooding.

Field Studies Tutor - Field Studies Council

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Vacancy Salary Circa £25,625 per annum* + excellent benefits + option to relocate

Vacancy Location Amersham, Buckinghamshire

Permanent full-time contract – average 37.5 hours per week

With this role you can spend your days teaching in field studies sites, instead of being locked in a classroom! This role will see you working with primary and secondary schools, colleges, and universities to deliver curriculum-linked activities that will increase students understanding of nature and the environment.

Rights of Way and Countryside Ranger - Ceredigion County Council

Logo: Ceredigion County Council

Salary: £36,648 - £38,223

Location: Penmorfa, Aberaeron

37 hours / Permanent

Ceredigion County Council is looking to appoint a Rights of Way and Countryside Ranger. The Public Rights of Way team manage over 2500km of public rights of way including the iconic All Wales Coast Path, 30,000 acres of common/village greens, performs several statutory roles and is the lead service in managing and developing natural green assets.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Alderley Edge, Nether Alderley, Macclesfield, SK10 4UB

Contract Type: Fixed term / full time

Salary: £22,152 per annum

As a Ranger, you’re the heart and soul of the National Trust in the landscapes we protect. You’re a champion of nature conservation and the great outdoors, and you’ll play a crucial role in keeping the nation’s beloved countryside and coast in good shape, for wildlife and for people.

Senior Programme Manager - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Swindon, Heelis, Kemble Drive, Swindon, SN2 2NA

Contract Type: 18 month FTC, Full time hours

Salary: £53,313

We are looking for an exceptional Senior Programme Manager to lead a programme to invest in the development of some of the National Trust’s amazing gardens.

The National Trust cares for a varied portfolio of some beautiful and spectacular gardens. These are places of historic significance, of joy, of colour, of peace and of playfulness.

TWIC Director - The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC)

Logo: The Wildlife Information Centre

We are seeking two new directors to fill vacancies in our Board of Directors, and are looking in particular for applications from individuals with expertise / experience in ecology and biological recording and in public relations and/or marketing. Previous experience of working in the conservation sector is highly desirable.

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

Countryside Operatives - 3 Counties Civil Engineering Ltd

Permanent Role - 45 hours/week.

Salary dependant on experience and qualifications.

We are seeking enthusiastic individuals who enjoy working outdoors in all weathers and have an interest in nature and conservation, to join our environmental arm of the business. You'll be on the front line completing projects such as paths, bridges, boardwalks and further countryside management.

Project Manager - Tomintoul and Glenlivet Development Trust

Organisations and self-employed individuals are invited to tender for a two-year contract to deliver: Dorenell Community Links Footpath Project

Contract for project management is equivalent to 0.6 FTE £36,000 pro rata (£21,700 plus expenses) for self-employed individual or organisation with relevant skills and capacity

Chief Executive Officer - Highfield Park Trust

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Salary to £48k (pro rata)

30 - 37 hours per week by negotiation

Bring your experience and excellent management skills to an ambitious charity; Help develop our strategic plan and lead us on the next stage of our journey

Head of Nature Reserves - Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Salary: £41,428 - £44,174

Shrewsbury, Shropshire - some flexible working offered

Full Time, Permanent

35 hours per week Evening and weekend work will be required from time to time.

The Trust’s estate has grown in recent years to almost 1,000 hectares. It includes iconic habitats and some outstanding exemplars of conservation land management. Some already have significant visitor footfall. We do not plan to expand our holding significantly, but we need to address two emerging priorities which will have implications for the way we manage our land.

Tree Nursery Lead - Emmaus Cornwall

Logo: Emmaus Cornwall

Looking for a new role?

Emmaus Cornwall is seeking a Tree Nursery Lead for our Community Tree Nursery - Emmaus Community Trees at our 3 acre site nr St Austell, Cornwall.

Started in August 2022, we are seeking to grow a viable and sustainable business by collecting our own quality seeds to produce the best quality trees while offering life enhancing opportunities to our volunteers, building skills, confidence and supporting health and well being.

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

Logo: Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Full Time – 35 hours per week / Permanent contract

Salary: £20,500 - £22,000 depending on skills and experience

Location: College Copse Farm, RG27 9AU

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is a grassroots movement working for nature’s recovery and to bring people closer to nature.

We are seeking an Assistant Reserves Officer (North Hampshire) to join our cause.

As part of the Nature Recovery Hampshire team, you will assist the Reserves Officers in all aspects of the day-to-day management of the suite of nature reserves the team covers including large areas of the MoD estate in NE Hants, a complex of Reserves around Hook, and Pamber Forest.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Tyntesfield, Wraxall, Bristol, BS48 1NT

Contract Type: Full Time / Permanent

Salary: £22,152

As a Ranger, you’re the heart and soul of the National Trust in the landscapes we protect. You’re a champion of nature conservation and the great outdoors, and you’ll play a crucial role in keeping the nation’s beloved countryside and coast in good shape, for wildlife and for people.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: High Peak Estate, Edale End, Hope Valley, S33 6RF

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £22,152 per annum

As a Ranger, you’re the heart and soul of the National Trust in the landscapes we protect. You’re a champion of nature conservation and the great outdoors, and you’ll play a crucial role in keeping the nation’s beloved countryside and coast in good shape, for wildlife and for people.

Assistant Reserves Officers - Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Logo: Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Salary: £23,400 per annum

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Cornwall Wildlife Trust HQ, Five Acres, Allet, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9DJ

Are you passionate about preserving Cornwall's natural habitats? Do you have experience in habitat management and a commitment to wildlife conservation? Due to internal progression, we're looking for two dedicated individuals to join our teams in Mid-Cornwall and West-Cornwall as an Assistant Reserves Officer.

Green Future Leaders - Community Intern - Radnorshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Radnorshire Wildlife Trust

This is a full-time, temporary role until November 2024.

Radnorshire Wildlife Trust are pleased to be recruiting for the exciting role of Green Future Leaders – Community Intern. If you are looking to embark on a career in conservation and would like to live and work in one of the most beautiful areas in the UK, apply today!

This role is suitable for someone at the beginning of their career in conservation, or someone part-way through completing an ecological degree.

Green Future Leaders - Reserves Intern - Radnorshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Radnorshire Wildlife Trust

This is a full-time, temporary role until November 2024.

Radnorshire Wildlife Trust are pleased to be recruiting for the exciting role of Green Future Leaders – Reserves Intern. If you are looking to embark on a career in conservation and would like to live and work in one of the most beautiful areas in the UK, apply today!

This role is suitable for someone at the beginning of their career in conservation, or someone part-way through completing an ecological degree.

GIS Consultant - Ecological Mapping - Surrey Wildlife Trust

Logo: Surrey Wildlife Trust

c£26,000-£29,000 pa dependent on experience and hours worked (minimum 24 hrs per week)

We are looking to recruit a GIS specialist to provide high quality maps for ecological reports, to include data analysis and ecological data collection.

Working primarily with SWT Ecology Services, this role will support the team through use, set up, review and finalisation of spatial data; active involvement in improving data collection methods, preparation and checking of high quality maps to support technical reports.

Waddeton Court - Ranger - Private Estate

Logo: Waddeton

Full Time / Fixed Term 12 months

Salary: £21,000-25,000

We are currently looking to recruit an outgoing and positive individual to join our team and assist with the maintenance on a private family estate. The estate comprises of 150 acres of formal gardens, farmland, woodland, cover crops and recreational grounds. Situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty within South Devon, the estate boarders the River Dart.

Trainer Assessor – Countryside & Water Environment - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Logo: Bridgwater & Taunton College

Salary: £33,957 - £35,952 per annum

Basic Salary £29,957 - £31,952 + £4,000 Area uplift

Location: Home based – East & South East

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

Assistant Warden (North Dorset) - Dorset Wildlife Trust

Logo: Dorset Wildlife Trust

Salary: £21,574

Working hours: Full time

Contract type: 12 months fixed term

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

This is a great opportunity to get involved in a range of practical conservation and estate management tasks on some wonderful nature reserves across North Dorset, including the incredible spectacle of working on Fontmell Down or maybe the woodland of Bracketts coppice, as well as a host of other sites. You will be working a wide range of habitats, supporting wildlife in chalk downland, meadow and woodland habitats. There will also be occasional working on our other sites across the County as part of the combined Reserves team.

Ecologist - Estrada Ecology

Logo: Estrada Ecology

Salary: 25,000 - 28,000

Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent

Based: Rotherham, South Yorkshire

About Estrada Ecology: Estrada Ecology was formed in 2007 and currently employs a small close-knit team of ecologists, working predominantly within the north of England, we work closely with a vast array of clients, ranging from independent developers to large scale companies, conducting all types of ecological projects as required.

Head Gardener - The Royal Parks

Logo: The Royal Parks

Salary of up to £35,076 per annum, depending on experience

Permanent, full-time basis, working 36 hours per week.

The Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill

As one of two Head Gardeners, you will take on a new role leading on planning and implementing practical ornamental horticultural operations at The Regent’s Park and Primrose Hill. Leading our Horticultural Resource Team, you’ll support the Assistant Park Managers and support the delivery of a range of landscape maintenance works. This will include supporting planting plans, pruning works, regeneration projects, habitat creation and some conservation duties.

Woodsperson - REHAU

Logo: REHAU

Contract Length: Permanent
Location: Ross on Wye
REHAU is the premium worldwide brand for polymer-based innovations and systems in construction, automotive and industry. We are currently looking to recruit a Woodsperson for the Hill Court Estate, a beautiful family owned Country Estate in Herefordshire that is home to the REHAU UK Head Office. Reporting directly to the Hill Court Estate Advisor, you will be working on a range of forestry activities to maintain the woodlands.

Senior Project Manager (Slough Sponge City and Richmond Community Bluescapes) - WWT

Logo: WWT

Homebased (or hybrid working from WWT London Wetlands Centre is possible)

37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday

£41,340 to £44,708 per annum (dependant on location)

Fixed term contract until March 2027

Wetlands are not only amongst our most nature rich habitats, they provide numerous benefits that can help mitigate the impacts of climate change. WWT is on a mission to restore over 100,000 ha of new wetlands to help reverse centuries of wetland loss in the UK, but also to show how critical wetlands are to our wider environment.

Project Officer - UK Overseas Territories - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Flexible in UK
Salary: £25,723.00 - £27,614.00 Per Annum
Contract: 12 months Fixed Term
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

This is an exciting opportunity to join the UK Overseas Territories team as a project officer. You would, in particular, support work on Darwin Plus projects focussed on two of the world's most remote inhabited islands: Tristan da Cunha in the South Atlantic, and the Pitcairn Islands in the South Pacific.

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.

Location: West Sedgemoor
Salary: £21,255.00 - £22,818.00 Per Annum

This is a fixed-term role for 6 months, full-time for 37.5 hours per week.

The successful candidate will carry out daily livestock checks, electric fencing as well as ATV and tractor work. There will also be the opportunity to help deliver practical habitat and estate management in the Somerset Levels and Moors. You will be an important member of a large team including residential and day volunteers.

Junior Arborist - Oxford Botanic Garden and Arboretum

Logo: University of Oxford Botanic Garden

This is a post for a Junior Arborist, who will work as part of a small team to maintain and develop the collection of plants grown at the Arboretum. The post holder will work closely with the Arboretum Curator and Arboricultural Supervisor to maintain, develop, and improve the collection, achieving high arboricultural standards. 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.

Woodsman - Private Estate

Exceptional, kind, hardworking traditional woodsman/estate worker for permanent post for woodlands, planting, maintenance, general estate work and care of nationally important tree collection in South East Cambridgeshire.

Head of Development and Commercial - Norfolk Rivers Trust

Logo: Norfolk Rivers Trust

Salary details: Grade 5: £44,500 - £46,000 (9% employer Pension Contribution)

Job term: Full-time, 37.5 per week

Location: Office at Bayfield near Holt. Visits across Norfolk, Cam and Ely Ouse (CamEO) and potentially further afield

Norfolk Rivers Trust’s ambition is to deliver catchment-scale change to our water environment, protecting our watercourses from pollution, improving habitat and ecological functioning of streams and rivers and enhancing resilience to climate change. Taking an oversight of the Trust’s commercial activity, we are looking for an individual with an ambitious, entrepreneurial approach to develop and exploit the new environmental funding sector and develop major water projects with a range of external partners. Working across the Trust and Rivers Ecology (the trading arm of Norfolk Rivers Trust), you will scope and pull together new bids for grants and tenders for the commercial activities.

Life on the Edge – Project Manager - South Hams District Council

Logo: South Hams District Council

Fixed-term contract until March 2029

Location: South Hams, Devon

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Project Manager who shares our passion and enthusiasm for impactful landscape scale nature recovery for the benefit of people and wildlife. Life on the Edge aims to restore species-rich grasslands to secure a positive future for some of the UK’s rarest invertebrates and plants living along the South Devon coast. You will lead a dedicated team and partnership to deliver the £4.4m, five-year Delivery Phase to Life on the Edge, an inspirational National Lottery Heritage Fund supported project. Following on from a highly successful project Development Phase, you will manage a dedicated team, working with colleagues and partners to deliver project outcomes on time and to budget.

Stone-curlew Field Officer - RSPB

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Salary: £21,255.00 - £22,818.00 Per Annum

This is a Fixed-Term role for 6 months (April to September). Full-Time for 37.5 hours per week.

Location: Winterbourne

The postholder will be part of a small team working on the Wessex Stone-curlew project with a particular focus on delivery of Stone-curlew monitoring and protection in the key area of Salisbury Plain and the surrounding farmland. The role has a strong fieldwork focus during the peak breeding season (April to September), excellent field skills are required for this tricky and inconspicuous bird. The work includes locating Stone-curlew pairs, monitoring breeding attempts, finding nests, liaising with farmers, contractors and landowners, and carrying out intervention measures on vulnerable sites.

Reserve Warden - WWT

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£22,020 per annum with free shared accommodation provided

37.5 hours per week, working 5 days out of 7 including some weekends and bank holidays

Two positions: 1 x permanent, 1 x fixed-term contract until 31 March 2026

WWT Caerlaverock

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

Woodland Project Officer - United Utilities

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Salary: £31,754.00
Working Hours: 37.00 per week
Location: Bolton, UK
You will support the Woodland Officer to effectively manage and improve the company's trees and woodlands throughout the West catchment area, in order to enhance and protect raw water, habitats and species as well as providing opportunities for amenity, and enhancing company reputation. Working closely with the Woodland Officer you'll assist them to develop and implement forest management plans in line with FSC and UKWAS - UK Woodland Assurance Standard. This will included working with the wider team to deliver sustainable woodland management across a diverse portfolio and support the company in delivering great water and more for the North West.

Ranger x 2 - Yorkshire Water

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Salary £23,833 to £29,338 per annum dependant on experience

Location: regionally based, in either North or South area

Work type: Permanent. 37 hours per week; 3-5-7 days per week; including seasonal variation.

We have a unique opportunity for two Rangers to join the Conservation, Access & Recreation Team at Yorkshire Water and will be a part of helping Yorkshire Water deliver Yorkshire Water’s policies on public safety, access, and conservation across its recreational sites throughout the Yorkshire region.

Natural Infrastructure Projects Officer - Three Rivers District Council

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£33,064 per annum.
13 month fixed term contract, with the potential to extend (subject to funding).

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The Leisure and Natural Infrastructure Policy and Projects team, sits within the Leisure and Natural Infrastructure service. The team are responsible for delivering a range of projects that the support the strategic direction of the service. This includes a range of revenue and capital based projects, including play areas and other leisure outdoor facilities as well as projects aimed at enhancing our parks and open spaces, with a particular focus on natural infrastructure.

Tree and Woodland Apprentice - Three Rivers District Council

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£22,955 per annum.

24 month Fixed Term Contract, with potential to be extended.

Three Rivers District in South West Hertfordshire straddles the north west corner of the M25 on the edge of Greater London. The district is a mixture of beautiful countryside, villages and small towns. The area has a diverse range of sectors and businesses and is a centre for the film industry with Warner Brothers at Leavesden forming part of a studio cluster along with Elstree and Pinewood is a short drive away.

Events Team Member - Kent Wildlife Trust

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Location: Working from a range of reserves including West Blean and Thornden Woods, Canterbury, Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve and Tyland Barn Nature Reserve, Maidstone.

Salary: £12.82 per hour

Hours: Zero Hours

Contract Type: Sessional tutor, casual contract

The Job: This post is an opportunity to work as part of the Kent Wildlife Trust team to prepare and deliver exceptional events for adults, giving people the chance to experience nature and the outdoors in a variety of ways.

Nature Rehabilitation Ranger - NHS Lothian

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Location: Astley Ainslie Hospital with regular travel across Lothian to hospital sites

Salary: £30,229 - £37,664 (pro rata)

Contract: 3 Year – Fixed Term

We are seeking an experienced ranger to unlock the health benefits of our estate and lead our practical conservation work.

NHS Lothian Charity’s award-winning green health programme is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of NHS patients, staff and communities and tackling the challenges of climate change and biodiversity loss.

Tern Wardens - Anglesey - RSPB

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Would you like to spend the summer living and working on the beautiful Isle of Anglesey, spending your days by the sea watching over a bustling tern colony? Do you love seabirds and want to make a real difference to their fortunes? If so, then one of these roles could be for you!

Contract Tern Warden, Ynys Feurig & Contract Tern Warden, The Skerries

Location: Ynys Feurig & the Skerries (Anglesey)

Salary: £25,723.00 - £27,614.00 Per Annum

Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Fixed-Term for 3.5 months

Site Foreman / Site Manager / Restorer/Labourer / Excavator Operator / Maintenance Technician - Aquamaintain Ltd

Aquamaintain Ltd have several positions available for recruitment in assistance to deliver on site works including erosion control, river, lake and wetland maintenance & regeneration, aquatic habitat enhancement and fishery management. This is a full time, permanent post. The Company is based in West Sussex and operates nationally; therefore requires its employees to work away from home to fulfil contracts.

Wilder Grazing Ranger - Kent Wildlife Trust

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Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone, ME17 3BD

Salary: up to £25,000

Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Full time, Permanent

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.    

Project Officer - Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust

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Based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire with flexible working options

Circa £25,000 pa

Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust is seeking a Project Officer to work with our partners to deliver our joint pioneering Wilder Humber Project with Yorkshire Wildlife Trust for the next 5 years. Trialling the combined restoration of dune, saltmarsh, seagrass and native oyster habitats in collaboration with and supported by Ørsted, a leading global renewable energy company.

Lake Ranger (Seasonal) - Lake District National Park Authority

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We’re hiring a seasonal Lake Ranger to deliver a professional and welcoming service to promote a safe and enjoyable experience for users of our fantastic lakes in the Lake District National Park.

This full-time seasonal role is for 10 months of the year, from January to October.

Our small team of Lake Rangers, including casual staff and volunteers, are part of the wider national park Ranger Teams. Their base is Ferry Nab, Windermere with the office and boathouse situated on the Windermere waterfront.

Principal Ecology Officer - West Berkshire Council

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From £39,186 to £45,441 per Annum (Grade J)

37 hours per week

Permanent

Are you an experienced and passionate ecologist looking for a new challenge? Do you want to make a positive impact on the environment and contribute to the sustainable development of West Berkshire? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are seeking a Principal Ecology Officer to join our dedicated Development and Economy Service at West Berkshire Council. Reporting to the Team Leader (Place), you will play a key role in providing expert advice and guidance on ecological matters, ensuring that development within the area is carried out in an environmentally responsible manner.

Wilder Blean Reserve Manager - Kent Wildlife Trust

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Salary: Up to £32,000 pa

Hours: 37.5

Contract Type: Full time, Permanent

Location: West Blean, Heather Corrie Ranger Station

As the Wilder Blean Site Manager, you will lead the team of Bison and Conservation Grazing rangers to effectively manage the routine operations of the project. Managing and maintaining the site and all the project infrastructure. Monitoring the health and welfare of the bison and conservation grazers. Ensuring the safety of the site and compliance with relevant legislation. Delivering engagement activities from walking tour safaris’ to group visits and advocacy events. Ensuring and enabling a wide range of monitoring can be undertaken through facilitating access and collecting samples.

Finance and Administration Support Officer - Loch Lomond and The Trossachs Countryside Trust

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Hours per week: 25

Contract Length: Two-year fixed term, with potential for extension, dependent on successful funding applications.

Location: Balloch

Located in one of the most beautiful locations in Scotland, you will be working with the Trust Director and project staff, supporting the day-to-day running of finance and administrative functions for the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs Countryside Trust. Focussing on supporting the Trust’s response to the climate and biodiversity emergency, this post will deliver efficient and effective financial support to meet the Trust’s financial responsibilities in relation to funded projects, financial governance, and procedures.

Rainforest Adviser - RSPB

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Salary: £30,940.00 - £33,215.00 Per Annum
Hours: Full-Time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Fixed-Term, 30 months
Location: Morvern

The Morvern peninsula contains some of Scotland's finest remaining rainforest, and there is huge potential to restore and expand this habitat for the benefit of people and wildlife. Through the RSPB-led Saving Morvern's Rainforest project, we hope to support landowners, managers, and the local community in realising their vision of a thriving, healthy rainforest. The Rainforest Adviser will work closely with the Project Manager and Rainforest Restoration Team to support all elements of Saving Morvern’s Rainforest project.

Forest Craftsperson - Thetford Forest - Forestry England

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Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to join the Forestry England team in East England?

Salary: £23,098 equating to £12.00 hr

Contract Type: Permanent 37hrs

Working Pattern: Full time

Location: Santon Downham, IP27 0TJ

As Forest Craftsperson, you are an integral part of a small beat team responsible for managing the nations forests in Norfolk and Suffolk.

Volunteer & Communities Officer - Surrey Wildlife Trust

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c£25,500 per annum dependent on experience

‘Our vision for a wilder Surrey is a future with abundant wildlife and nature recovery networks rich in biodiversity.’

Working with our Community Engagement Manager, we are looking for an enthusiastic person to engage a wider audience, helping us to further build our strong, informed and reliable group of volunteers to champion wildlife and the Trust’s work; we want to significantly extend our reach to educate and influence individuals across Surrey to encourage them to realise the value of nature.

Conservation & Research Coordinator - Hawk Conservancy Trust

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The Hawk Conservancy Trust is a UK registered charity whose mission is the conservation of birds of prey. We operate a range of conservation and research projects on site, in the UK and overseas. We have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Conservation & Research Coordinator within the Trust’s Conservation and Research (C & R) Department.

The Conservation & Research Coordinator will contribute to the overall objectives of the Hawk Conservancy Trust’s C & R department. Working in this team, the core component of the position is to be lead communicator between C & R and other Trust staff plus our partners, external organisations, funders and supporters

Sales Manager - Norbury Park

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Salary and holidays: competitive, according to qualifications and experience

Hours: applications for flexible working hours will be considered

Norbury Park Estate, Norbury, Stafford

Norbury Park is seeking a full time Sales Manager to develop and implement a sales and marketing strategy for squirrel traps and other associated products from the Estate.  Backed by an industry leading team in innovative woodland management and pest control the manager is to drive rapid growth in sales to other estates, woodland owners, managers and gamekeepers.

Senior Sustainable Development Officer - Biodiversity - East Riding of Yorkshire Council

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Following the outcome of the council’s Total Pay and Reward review the full-time salary from 1 April 2024 will be £37336 - £40221.
The post is permanent and full-time hours are preferred however part-time hours will be considered.

County Hall, Beverley

We seek a passionate and experienced ecological professional to join the Sustainable Development Team helping us to protect and enhance the natural environment of East Riding of Yorkshire. Duties include supporting the council’s ‘Valuing the Environment’ priority and developing new initiatives established by the Environment Act. You will provide ecological expertise to support the council’s effective delivery of services, developing and delivering corporate policy and guidance to ensure that the council remains compliant with current and emerging environmental legislation, whilst supporting the implementation of the Environment Bill within East Riding of Yorkshire.

Seasonal INNS Assistant (West) - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

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£21,366 per annum pro rata

21 hours per week

Contract Length: 7 months

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team to help deliver the management and control of invasive species throughout Yorkshire, primarily in the West of the region. Our INNS programme is focused on the management of Japanese knotweed throughout the Colne & Calder Catchment. You will focus on the treatment of INNS (primarily Japanese knotweed) with herbicide with many of the physical tasks being carried out during the summer. You will also liaise with landowners to arrange access for treatment and surveys, input data into the INNS Mapper App and GIS, support practical delivery of our Network 4 Nature post-INNS restoration project.

Grounds Maintenance Worker - Wiston Estate

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Salary £23,000

An opportunity has arisen for a gardener/grounds person to join the team maintaining the gardens and lawns surrounding the grade 1 listed Wiston House situated within the South Downs National Park.

The grounds of Wiston House (approx. 17 acres) comprise of herbaceous borders and terraces, formal and informal lawns and parkland, an Italianate parterre garden, extensive formal hedging, apple orchards, wildflower and woodland areas, cascade and pond and small water features.

Senior Land Management Advisor - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

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Salary £27,000 - £30,000

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (the Trust) is looking for a full-time Senior Land Management Advisor to play a vital role in enhancing bumblebee habitat through our land management consultancy work.

You will be responsible for managing and delivering a project for a long-term client based in Suffolk. In addition, you will provide a professional, high-quality land management advice service to a variety of clients on a consultancy basis. You will also identify and build new client relationships and opportunities for generating income.

Land Management Advisor - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

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Salary £22,250 - £24,500 per annum

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (the Trust) is looking for a full-time Land Management Advisor to join the conservation team and to play a vital role in enhancing bumblebee habitat through our land management consultancy work.

Your role will be to provide land management advice to benefit bumblebees to a variety of clients via our consultancy services. You will work closely with the Senior Land Management Advisor, helping to achieve our strategic aim –‘There is more, better connected, high quality habitat for bumblebees across our cities, towns and countryside.’

Rural Planner - Orkney Islands Council

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35 hours per week

Permanent

£38,327 - £42,360 / £21.00 - £23.21 per hour (including Distant Islands Allowance)

Year on year we are seen to be one of the best places to live in the UK and Orkney’s historic and natural environments are world renowned. This role provides a unique opportunity to live and work in this beautiful location and work to sustain Orkney’s rural and remote communities.

Cemetery Park Ranger - The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

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The Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park (FoTHCP) is an award-winning charity working to protect, preserve and care for Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park. The site includes one of the historic 'Magnificent Seven' Victorian-era London cemeteries and adjoining areas including Scrapyard Meadow and Ackroyd Drive Greenlink. The 31-acre Local Nature Reserve is a Site of Metropolitan Importance for Nature Conservation and London''s most central urban woodland. Our passionate trustees, staff and volunteers share their energy, expert knowledge and vision to shape the future of the park for the benefit of all who use it.

Loch Ruthven Summer Ranger - RSPB

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Salary: £23,489.00 - £25,216.00 Pro Rata
Hours: Part-Time, 30 hours per week
Contract: Fixed-Term ending on 1 September 2024
Location: RSPB Scotland – Inverness

Loch Ruthven is of the best places in the UK to see breeding Slavonian Grebe in the UK, receiving an average of 4,000 visitors annually. Due to the substantial increase in recreational use of the reserve we are actively managing access to sensitive areas during the Slavonian Grebe breeding season. The Summer Ranger provides a dedicated staffing presence at Loch Ruthven nature reserve and plays a key role in protecting rare Slavonian Grebes from disturbance during the grebe’s breeding season.

Natural World Specialist - Lightyear Federation

Location: Ashford/Greatstone Kent

Do you believe in the power of the natural world and outdoor learning and the importance of the role it plays in the development of young people? Are you passionate and skilled in developing learning experiences for children outdoors, related to the natural world around them This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a passionate Natural World Specialist to inspire and teach our children, staff and communities.

Rainforest Restoration Team Manager - RSPB

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Salary: £30,940.00 - £33,215.00 pa
Hours: Full-Time role, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Fixed-Term 30 months
Location: Morvern

You only need to step foot in Scotland's lush, verdant and atmospheric rainforests to understand their enchantment. Bursting with biodiversity, these woodlands are one of the world’s rarest habitats. But Scotland’s Rainforest is in trouble and urgent action is needed to save it. The Team Manager will work closely with the Project Manager to lead on delivering a works programme of invasive rhododendron removal and assisting with the development of site plans, to achieve key conservation objectives of Saving Morvern’s Rainforest project.

Tees-Swale Farming and Nature Trainee - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

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£22,737 per annum

Full time (37 hours). Fixed term until 5 May 2025

Based at Bainbridge, near Leyburn (DL8 3EL)

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority have a fantastic opportunity for you to join us as a Farming and Nature Trainee for the Tees-Swale; naturally connected programme, which is an exciting programme of farming, nature and engagement work in and around Teesdale and Swaledale. We aim to work with farmers to restore and improve habitats, whilst engaging wider communities. You will help deliver a varied and ground-breaking selection of wildlife and nature projects, including upland hay meadow restoration, woodland creation and many more!

Fundraising Manager - Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust

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Term: Fixed-term contract (two years with potential to extend)

Hours: 2.5 days per week - 9am - 5pm (flexible) with potential to expand as success demands

Salary: £40,000 pro rata

The Pebblebed Heaths Conservation Trust has management responsibility for the East Devon Pebblebed Heaths National Nature Reserve and the Otter Estuary. These sites are of international conservation significance and amongst the most beautiful and wildlife-rich recreation locations in East Devon with a combined 1 million+ visits annually.

RSPB idverde Bromley Biodiversity Adviser - RSPB

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Do you have the relevant ecological knowledge and extensive experience of working in partnership and enthusiasm to deliver what nature needs?

Location: idverde Depot, High Elms Country Park, BR6

Salary: £30,940.00 - £33,215.00 Per Annum

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

This role is a way to share the RSPB's knowledge and to help deliver its mission to protect habitats, save species, and help to end the nature and climate emergency through working in partnership with idverde.

Landscape Recovery Project Manager - The Lincoln and Witham Farming and Nature Network

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Would you like to manage a Landscape Scale project in Lincolnshire to resulting in a huge increase of resilience and sustainability for farming, nature and people across more than 7000 hectares? We are looking for an inspirational project manager to knit together multiple workstreams and stakeholders. Competitive salary, flexible working and housing available.

The Lincoln and Witham Farming and Nature Network (LWFNN) is a ground-breaking, Landscape Scale, long-term project aiming to build sustainability and resilience for nature and farming, and improve hydrology across 30 landholdings and 7000 ha of land at the same time as realizing social and economic benefits from the nature recovery for the wider community.

Associate Vacancies - City & Guilds

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City & Guilds offers a wide range of Associate Vacancies, which are great way to get involved, develop your own skills, and to support your sector. These roles are flexible, and work ideally alongside other commitments. They attract a competitive daily rate as well as development opportunities.

Principal Ecologist - The Environmental Dimension Partnership Ltd

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Are you seeking a new challenge? We are looking for a personable, innovative and proactive Principal level ecologist to join our passionate, dynamic and friendly team in Cheltenham!

The Environmental Dimension Partnership Ltd (EDP) is a highly regarded environmental planning and design consultancy with a reputation for delivering a high-quality service for our clients. We seek to create positive change; delivering optimum value for our clients; for the environment and for people.

Seasonal Ecologists – Inverness - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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Due to ongoing growth and a strong pipeline of future work, we require a number of seasonal ecologists to join our highly respected team of ecologists in Inverness. 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.

SEN Teaching Assistant (Outdoor, Land and Craft Curriculum) - Sunfield Children’s School (Part of Ruskin Mill Trust)

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Sunfield Specialist School and Children’s Home is located in the beautiful Clent Hills, West Midlands. Sunfield provides innovative and experiential education, inspired by Rudolf Steiner, William Morris and John Ruskin, and supports young people (6 – 19 years) with complex learning needs, including autism and pathological demand avoidance (PDA).

For over 30 years, Ruskin Mill Trust has provided Specialist Independent Education to children and adults with complex needs including learning difficulties, autistic spectrum conditions and disabilities. Our provisions offers day placements and applications.

Ecologist / Senior Ecologist - Brooks Ecological Ltd

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Want to work for a company passionate about driving positive change for the environment and local communities?

We are looking for an experienced ecologist to join our growing team. The post represents an exciting opportunity to play a key role in ecological delivery on projects from renewable, carbon offsetting, biodiversity and habitat creation.

Brooks Ecological has been helping deliver sustainable development and green infrastructure since 2005. We are at the forefront of delivering Biodiversity Net Gain and are serious about influencing and driving change.

Learning Officer - College Lake - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £9,200 - £9,481 (pro rata) per annum (£23,000 - £23,703 FTE)

Contract: Fixed Term, 6 months

Hours: 14 hours per week, not Mondays. Flexibility in working pattern, in agreement with line manager

Based: College Lake

The Learning Officer will help nature recover by enabling people to connect to, and act for, nature. As part of an energetic and highly committed team of environmental educators working via a varied range of programmes, you will use your skills to raise understanding, awareness and love of wildlife in children.

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