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

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

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

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

Farming Officer - Solway Coast AONB

Logo: Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

Status: 37 hours per week- fixed term until 31 March 2024
Job base: AONB Office, Silloth, Wigton, North Cumbria
Salary: £27,041.00 - £30,451.00

The Solway Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Team in North Cumbria is looking to recruit an experienced Farming Officer to support the delivery of the Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme within the AONB. The role will involve working with farmers and land managers to promote the fund, provide advice and ensure the smooth running of the programme.

Park Ranger - Norse Group

Logo: Norse Group, Medway

Medway Norse is one of the biggest joint ventures within Norse Group, partnering with Medway Council to deliver a growing number of frontline public services to residents. The business portfolio is including to develop as further services are provided across waste, building maintenance and countryside management.

As we continue to provide support to the local community, we are looking to recruit a Park Ranger to work at Capstone Country Park in Gillingham, Kent. In this role, you will be part of a frontline facing team responsible for ensuring the parks and their public areas are maintained, supporting and supervising special events.

Senior Ecologist - Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Logo: Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Brecon, Powys

Working Hours: 37 per week

Salary of £36,922 – 38,890 per annum

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority protects the natural beauty, wildlife, and cultural heritage of Brecon Beacons National Park.

As the Senior Ecologist, you will provide your expertise for the conservation and enhancement of the Park’s wildlife and natural beauty, providing practical advice and training, developing strategic policy, plans, advice, and research for this purpose, ensuring that this is at the heart of all Authority business and services.

Gwent Nature Recovery Action Plan (NRAP) Officer - Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Logo:Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council

Location: Temporarily home based – to be reviewed in line with future working model

Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 - £30,451 per annum) - 37 hours per week

Contractual Status: Fixed Term

Date: 1 year

We are seeking an enthusiastic Gwent Nature Recovery Action Plan (NRAP) Officer to join our team to promote knowledge and understanding of biodiversity through the development, implementation of Gwent Nature Action Plans and associated project delivery in collaboration with the Resilient Greater Gwent Partnership.

Community Gardener - Urban Green Newcastle

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

Do you love plants and gardens? Want to make a difference in our parks and green spaces? Then we want to hear from you!

Urban Green Newcastle is looking for Community Gardeners to help us improve our parks, and share your love of the outdoors, gardening and nature with other people. If you are creative, energetic and motivated, and love nothing more than getting your hands dirty and working with others to share your passion, then we would like to hear from you!

Natural Networks Officer - Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

Starting salary £23,500

Do you want to help us create and restore wildlife-rich habitats in Worcestershire? As part of our ambitious Natural Networks partnership we are looking for someone with the skills to deliver habitat surveys and management advice as well as to build links with partner organisations, community groups and key stakeholders. We’ve already enhanced around 50ha of habitat for wildlife and given positive land management advice to bodies managing more than 1000ha. With more than £1m secured for Natural Networks sites you’ll be in prime position to find the opportunities and help guide the projects that deliver wildlife gains for the county.

Area Ranger - Plymbridge Team - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Full Time, £24075 pa, 19 Month Contract

Plymouth

As the Area Ranger you will manage a small team of Rangers working like you throughout the portfolio: following the lead from the Property’s Business Plan you will build and manage an effective and flexible work programme for you and your team. You will support your fellow rangers in undertaking engagement and conservation work, contributing towards HLS (Higher Level Stewardship) targets.

Area Ranger (Urban) - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Full Time, £24075 pa, 19 Month Contract

Plymouth

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away

Field Manager – Yorkshire and the North East - Forestry Commission

Logo: Forestry Commission

The posts will be based in the Defra Office (Foss House) York with regular travel required across the area and to attend national meetings. The geographic focus of the work will be in Yorkshire with the opportunity to work flexibly from home where this meets business needs (regular attendance at Foss House will be required).

The Field Manager role, as part of Forest Services, is responsible for leading a team of Woodland Officers based in their area and for ensuring the effective coordination of our incentives and regulatory activities. Field Managers play a critical role in delivering a step change in our woodland creation levels, and in supporting the woodland management activity across the area.

Area Visitor Services Manager – Fort Augustus - Forestry & Land Scotland

Logo: Forestry and Land Scotland

£28,678 - £30,762 plus benefits

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) is an agency of the Scottish Government and manages Scotland’s national forests. Nationally, we are a major provider of outdoor recreation opportunities across Scotland and we host around 10 million visits each year. The work we do makes a significant contribution to the local and national visitor economy as well as ensuring our national forests deliver a wide range of social benefits. We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated and experienced recreation manager to help us plan and deliver high quality visitor experiences in some of Scotland’s most popular and beautiful areas.

Senior Ecological Consultant - ADAS

Logo: ADAS

Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

With over 75 years’ experience ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors. Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing ecological services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries and as a result of our continued success, we require a Senior Ecological Consultant with the energy and drive to manage ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment. The successful candidate will join a team of Ecology professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Planning, Landscape and Archaeology.

Senior Ecological Consultant - ADAS

Logo: ADAS

Location: Cardiff

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing ecological services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries and as a result of our continued success, we require a Senior Ecological Consultant with the energy and drive to manage ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment. You will play a pivotal role in the delivery of a diverse range of ecological surveys and assessments.

Ecological Consultant - ADAS

Logo: ADAS

Location: Cardiff

Salary: Competitive Salary

We have a vacancy for an Ecological Consultant to deliver ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment. This will involve: Undertaking a wide range of ecological surveys including Extended Phase 1 Habitat Surveys, protected species surveys and mitigation and carrying out desk studies, consultations, research, data management and analysis, and report writing.

Ecological Consultant - ADAS

Logo: ADAS

Location: Bristol

Salary: Competitive Salary

With over 75 years’ experience, ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors. Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries, and as a result of our success in this area, we have a vacancy for an Ecological Consultant.

Ecological Consultant - ADAS

Logo: ADAS

Location: Aberystwyth

Salary: Competitive Salary

ADAS has recently been acquired by the RSK Group Ltd which is one of Europe's leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies and is ranked number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join. The successful applicant will deliver ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focussed commercial environment.

Assistant Ecological Consultant - ADAS

Logo: ADAS

Location: Aberystwyth

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries, and as a result of our success in this area, we have a vacancy for an Ecological Consultant. The successful candidate will join a team of Ecology professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines, such as Planning, Landscape and Archaeology.

Kent Tree Strategy Officer - Kent County Council

Logo: Kent County Council

Fixed Term Full Time – 2 years

Starting Salary £30,034 per annum

Kent County Council is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced officer to help us commence delivery on an ambitious Kent Tree Establishment Strategy, that over the course of time will not only see our tree resource increase but will also support the recovery of wildlife, provide natural climate solutions and enrich people’s lives. You will be responsible for developing tree establishment projects and programmes and securing the necessary funding and finance to see them implemented. You will also be responsible for ensuring that any tree establishment follows the “right tree in the right place” philosophy and delivers multiple benefits, including biodiversity and societal gains, plus a wide breadth of ecosystem services.

Rural Skills Hub Coordinator - Dry Stone Walling Association

Logo: Dry Stone Walling Association

£22,000 per annum.

The post will be for 35 hours per week, offering homeworking plus access, as necessary, to facilities at the DSWA Head Office at Crooklands near Kendal, Cumbria.

The Dry Stone Walling Association partnering with the National Hedgelaying Society have received funding from the Defra Green Recovery Challenge Fund to launch a national Rural Skills Hub offering advice and training in traditional boundary crafts. We are looking for a Rural Skills Hub Coodinator with the drive and energy to deliver this exciting new initiative over a period of 18 months from September 2021.

Laxford Project Technical Project Manager - Atlantic Salmon Trust

Logo: Atlantic Salmon Trust

Battleby, Perthshire, Scotland

The Atlantic Salmon Trust is a leading salmon and sea trout conservation charity that seeks to improve the freshwater and marine populations of Atlantic salmon and sea trout from catchments flowing into the Atlantic Ocean. It is based in the UK but has a reach and reputation that extends around the fisheries world.

The primary aim of this role is to understand the Laxford catchment in northwest Sutherland, Scotland, and deliver management actions that put in place the best conditions for salmon and sea trout to thrive, supported by practical science and monitoring for the freshwater, estuarine and coastal environments.

Grounds Maintenance Operative - Cuerden Valley Park Trust

Logo: Cuerden Valley Park

Salary: £19,012

Full Time, Permanent Post – Job Share Considered

Location: Cuerden Valley, Bamber Bridge, Lancs. PR5 6BY

Cuerden Valley Park is a 650-acre green oasis which lies between Chorley and Preston in Lancashire. It is a working estate with parkland and farmland, owned and operated by the Cuerden Valley Park Trust (CVPT) and enjoyed by over 300,000 visitors per year, mostly from the local area.

The CVPT is a small charity, set up in 1992 for the conservation and maintenance of the Park, enabling the general public to enjoy education and recreation opportunities.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Salary: £19,928pa

This role is a fixed-term 6 month position and includes regular weekend and bank holiday working.

You’ll help support the Area Ranger with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery.You’ll make sure that we’re delivering outstanding outdoors experiences and excellent conservation work. You’ll share our common goal with visitors and build relationships with our outdoor volunteers, as well as the local community, proudly representing the National Trust.

Environmental Education and Care Farming Officer - Magdalen Environmental Trust

Logo: Magdalen Environmental Trust

Salary: £22,000 - £23,000

Hours: Full time

This is a new vacancy within our excellent Learning and Wellbeing Team, which delivers the bulk of the charity's services.

Based on our organic farm, the Magdalen Environmental Trust provides outdoor environmental education to children and adults, and therapeutic / respite opportunities to people with more complex needs.

Trees for Climate Project Officers - East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Logo: East Riding of Yorkshire

Salary: £24,491

Employer: East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Contract: Fixed Term

Hours: Full Time 37 hours

Base: County Hall, Beverley

We seek two enthusiastic and experienced individuals to help us deliver the new and exciting Trees for Climate programme for the City of Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire.

Lecturer - Agriculture - The SMB Group

Logo: The SMB Group

Hours: 37 hours per week

Salary: £27,164 - £35,463 per annum

Based at our Brooksby Campus

The SMB Group is a highly successful FE college, formed through the merger of Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College. We are an innovative and highly responsive centre for education and training with campuses in Coalville, Melton Mowbray and Brooksby. We are looking for an Agriculture specialist to join the SMB Group and be part of our journey to become a Lecturer at a leading Landbased provider.

Senior Site Manager - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: RSPB Scotland – Orkney

Salary: £36,604.00 - £40,608.00 Per Annum

We are looking to recruit a permanent role of Senior Site Manager for our Orkney operational area, one of 8 operational areas in Scotland. As a new role, this offers a great opportunity for an experienced land manager, keen to develop and achieve significant conservation gains.

CEO - The Green Estate Community Interest Company

Logo: The Green Estate Community Interest Company

Salary: £50,284 pro rata

Hours: Full Time or Part Time negotiable

Location: Green Estate HQ, Sheffield S2

Are you an innovative and collaborative leader looking to take your next step within the Green Sector?

You should share our passion and values, providing an ambitious and inspiring lead as we face the environmental and social issues of the future head-on.

Consultant - Ecologist - Environmental Resources Management Ltd

Logo: Environmental Resources Management Ltd

ERM is seeking a full time Consultant Ecologist to join their UK biodiversity team. The work will cover the three main priorities of ERM: The transition to a low carbon economy, international work and infrastructure projects, although there will be opportunities to support the team on other projects. The preference is for the role to be located in London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Oxford or Bristol with other members of team, although other options will be considered.

Area Ranger (Cumbria) - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Logo: Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Salary of £23,541 to £30,451 per annum

We’re currently looking for an Area Ranger to join us, based at our office in Orton, Cumbria.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, forward thinking and pragmatic individual to join us and take a lead in delivering a broad range of National Park services within the iconic landscapes of the Western Dales including the Orton fells, the Howgills, the upper Lune Valley, Dentdale and Mallerstang.

AONB Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer - Suffolk County Council

Logo: Suffolk County Council

Melton Highways Depot, Woodbridge, IP12 1PE

£33,782 - £39,759 (pro rata for part time)

Full time, fixed term until 30 April 2024 due to funding.

Are you an excellent communicator, able to engage and build relationships with farmers and land managers? Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB are looking for a motivated individual with a strong track record of engaging with farmers and land managers to lead the delivery of the ‘Farming in Protected Landscapes’ programme across these two outstanding landscapes.

AONB Farming in Protected Landscapes Programme Support Officer - Suffolk County Council

Logo: Suffolk County Council

Melton Highways Depot, Woodbridge, IP12 1PE

£27,041 pro rata

29.6 hours per week, fixed term until 30 April 2024 due to funding.

Are you an excellent administrator with a flair for finance and communications and a passion for the countryside? Dedham Vale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and Suffolk Coast and Heaths AONB are looking for a motivated individual with a strong track record of financial management, administration and communications to be part of our new 'Farming in Protected Landscapes' programme across these two outstanding landscapes.

Project Officer - Gelligaer & Merthyr Commoners Ltd

Logo: Gelligaer & Merthyr Commoners Ltd

Salary £29,586 P.A.

Gelligaer & Merthyr Commoners Ltd have secured funding under The Welsh Government Rural Communities – Rural Development Programme 2014-2020 to deliver a Sustainable Management Scheme focussed on the historic landscape of Gelligaer & Merthyr Common. We are seeking to appoint a fulltime project Officer to administer the project under a fixed term contract until 31st December 2022.

Visitor Engagement Manager - Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Logo: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Contract Type: Permanent, 35 hours per week Monday - Friday

Salary: £35,000 per annum

Location: Beechcroft House, Vicarage Lane, Curdridge, Southampton, SO32 2DP

The purpose of the role is to provide a strategic focus to all of the visitor engagement work across the Trust’s Estate – our nature reserves and education centres. This will include direct line management of education staff based at the centres, and the development and management of visitor engagement teams.

The Nature App - Manager - Merit Check Ltd

Logo: Merit Check

Candidates can expect an excellent graduate starting salary of £30,000.

The successful applicant will be based regionally, regularly travelling nationwide, whilst reporting to our office in Witney, Oxfordshire.

The Nature App is an innovative new app, created by Safety Revolution and Merit Check, which enables users to record animals, plants and insects found in the environment, as well as recording areas of specific environmental or conservation interest. Users can record sightings, share sightings, create maps and add markers, allowing them to track and analyse trends. The app is customisable and is aimed at the UK farming and estate sector, as well as the great British environment enthusiast.

We are looking for an exceptional graduate to manage The Nature App's journey from the completion of the first stages of development, out into the marketplace. You will be working with and inspiring farmers, the public and the media to use and shout about what is set to become the country's leading conservation recording solution.

Countryside Officer - Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise

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

Salary - £26,500 per annum

Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd has an exciting opportunity for a countryside officer who has considerable experience of countryside and woodland management based in Bolsover.

Public Rights of Way Enforcement Officer - Worcestershire County Council

Logo: Worcestershire County Council

£28,805 - £30,492

35 hours

Worcester

Permanent

Worcestershire County Council's Public Rights of Way Team is seeking a knowledgeable, skilled and enthusiastic professional to lead on Enforcement work related to public rights of way. The role which has a wide range of responsibilities, the key areas being to lead the public rights of way enforcement function within the Public Rights of Way Team. This includes providing, advice, support and training across the Public Rights of Way Team.

Community Ranger (Greenspace Officer) - The Land Trust

Logo: The Land Trust

Permanent, Full Time 36 hours p/w

Home based, must be close to Linmere, South Bedfordshire.

Salary £25,000 to £28,000 depending upon experience

The Land Trust is seeking an experienced Community Ranger (Greenspace Officer), a significant proportion of the post holder’s time will be focused on a number of major residential developments (principally at the new community at Linmere) to make sure that the green infrastructure around these developments is well managed by a variety of contractors and partners and maximises the economic and social value which can be delivered from this green space, funded via service charge paid by the owners of the homes within the development.

Lead Ranger - Urban Green-Space - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Isleworth

In this role you’ll lead a team of Rangers and volunteers, working closely with the wider property team at Osterley Park. You’ll develop and coordinate a wide range of cyclical and response operations, commission specialist contractors and contribute to a programme of conservation and engagement projects. You’ll also ensure every visitor receives a high quality, consistent welcome with access to our unique stories which bring this special place to life. You’ll be responsible for managing the budgets required to deliver this work and for protecting and enhancing the Trust’s assets and reputation.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw for 6 mo)

Dorking

Limpsfield Common was used by commoners for grazing their animals and collecting stone and firewood. Now, with its extensive network of footpaths and bridleways through patches of open heathland and large areas of woodland, the Common is a perfect place to enjoy the countryside, whether walking, cycling or horse riding. There’s an old Roman road to saunter along too. With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.

Community Manager - idverde

Logo: idverde

Do you want to connect people with their local parks and greenspace? Do you see the opportunities for connection with nature to improve people’s health and wellbeing? Do you have the skills to deliver a wide-ranging and varied volunteer and community engagement programme? Do you share our passion for improving Bromley’s parks and open spaces?

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place in the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we look after our special places.

Headley Heath has a wide network of tracks to explore, and stunning views to rival any of its neighbours - the perfect place to enjoy the countryside, whether walking, cycling or horse riding. The Heath is a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its rich, varied, and sometimes rare, wildlife, made up of a wonderful mosaic of open heath, chalk downland slopes and mixed woodland.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.

Whilst based at Polesden Lacey, the role is split equally with Hatchlands Park.

Land Management Adviser - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Logo: Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Would you like to work in one of the most beautiful parts of the country - a place of real character, with a highly-distinctive, living, working and cultural landscape? If so, we have a rare opportunity to join our Farm Conservation team at an exciting time for the Yorkshire Dales National Park. We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward thinking and pragmatic individual to join our team.

We’re currently looking for a Land Management Adviser to join us on a fixed term basis. The role is full-time, based at our Yoredale office at Bainbridge.

Climate Positive & Sustainability Lead - Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Logo: Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Full Time - 35 hours per week (part time will be considered)

Fixed Term Contract for 2 years (with potential for extension)

Salary: £28,000

Location: Beechcroft House, Vicarage Lane, Curdridge, Southampton, SO32 2DP

We are looking for a dynamic, experienced and knowledgeable self-starter to lead our Climate Positive Programme.

As part of our Wilder 2030 strategy, we made a pledge to become a “climate positive” organisation by 2030.

Ecologist - Network Rail

Logo: Network Rail

The Ecologist role will be based within the Swansea maintenance delivery unit, reporting directly to the Off-Track Maintenance Engineer. The role will mainly involve providing advice, guidance, on site supervision and assurance to colleagues in relation to Ecology, in order to be complaint with Wildlife legislation and policy, whilst also considering the ongoing maintenance for the effective management of a safe working railway line. The Ecologist will undertake fieldwork and produce Ecological reports, to identify constraints to inform the delivery of works.

Project Ecologist - McCarthy Keville O'Sullivan Ltd (MKO)

Logo: MKO

The company is seeking to recruit a Project Ecologist to join its Ecology team and meet the increasing demand for the company’s services. The successful candidate will be working on projects in the wind energy, drainage, road and built infrastructure sectors and it is essential that prospective candidates have relevant and recent experience in these sectors. The position available will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects utilising the various skills they may have acquired through formal training, personal interest and previous work experience

Senior Ecologist - McCarthy Keville O'Sullivan

Logo: MKO

The company is seeking to recruit a Senior Ecologist to deliver challenging projects within the company’s Ecology Team, and meet the growing demand for the company’s services. The successful candidate will be working on projects across the renewable energy, transport, water and infrastructure sectors, in addition to a range of private sector developments. The position available will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects utilising the various skills they may have acquired through formal training, personal interest and previous work experience.

Instructor Technician Agriculture - WCG

Logo: WCG

The appointed person will need to provide practical instruction at relevant industry standards. You will work closely with lecturing teaching staff and this will include providing practical support, instruction, training and supervision to students in practical subjects both on an individual and group basis. The person will also be responsible for the preparation of materials and maintenance of resources for practical tasks.

Lecturer in Countryside Management and Land Based Studies - WCG

Logo: WCG

Salary Range: £24,272 - £34,591 pro rata, per annum

(Lecturer Salary Scale Points 1-7)

£9,708.80 - £13,836.40 Salary estimation based on 14.8 hours per week, 52 weeks per year

Contract: Permanent/0.4FTE

The post holder’s primary objective is to enable a group(s) of students to develop learning in the specified subject and to fulfil the aims of the curriculum programme of study. This role will be primarily planning, delivering and assessment of Countryside management and wider land based subjects both theory and practical on site at Moreton Morrell College in Warwickshire.

International Funding Officer - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Flexible

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

The Project Development and Support Unit (PDSU) is a friendly, hard-working team within the RSPB’s Global Conservation Directorate.

Our main roles are: to work with colleagues in the RSPB and partner organisations to develop projects from the ‘bright idea’ stage into detailed, costed delivery plans; to identify external funding bodies that might be interested in these plans; to submit proposals to these funders; when a proposal is successful, to work with the project manager to ensure that the funder’s money is spent correctly and that all financial and technical reporting requirements are met.

Area Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.

Area Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Fixed term contract - £9,630 - 15 hours a week

Location: Buckland Abbey, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 6EY

As a great communicator, you will engage with the staff and volunteer teams to inspire and set the example for team working and work well in a job share situation. You will participate in a mixture of practical woodland management, tenant, partner and community engagement, some delegated budget responsibility, working with property and regional colleagues, health & safety of the estate and its woodland, supporting the management of the volunteers and staff.

Assistant Warden - Arne - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Arne Reserve

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

Are you Looking for an exciting challenge in some of Britain’s most amazing habitats? Spread over multiple reserves with an exceptional range of habitats including Reedbed, Wet Grassland, Ancient Woodland and Heathland with an abundance of specialised species such as Smooth snake, Dartford Warbler and Ladybird Spider, this role covers them all.

Conservation Officer (River Esk) - North York Moors National Park Authority

Logo: North York Moors National Park Authority

3 year fixed term contract

Salary of £20,903 - £23,541

Helmsley, York YO62, UK

We’re now looking for a River Esk Conservation Officer to lead the catchment partnership for the River Esk and to support enhancements on the river for a 3 year fixed term contract.

This is an incredible opportunity for an ecology or environmental science professional with an enthusiasm and interest in river processes, restoration and freshwater ecology to develop their career and support this vital programme of work.

Beat Forester - Norfolk - Forestry England

Logo: Forestry England

Salary: £31973 - £34650

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time

Location: Santon Downham, IP27 0TJ

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to join the Forestry England team in East England? As Beat Forester, you will oversee a small team responsible for managing the nations forests in North Norfolk.

Rural Estate Warden - Activate Learning

Logo: Merrist Wood College

As Rural Estate Warden, you will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the rural estate resources at Merrist Wood college, from fencing, gates, rights of way, grassland, grazing, hedgerows, watercourses, and woodlands. You will also work with and oversee contractors carrying out hay making, hedge cutting and ditch works.

Landbased Machinery Mechanic - Activate Learning

Logo: Merrist College

As the Landbased Machinery Mechanic, you will be responsible for the group land-based machinery and vehicle fleet maintenance, stock control and ordering, in addition to the day-to-day set up of machinery resources for taught lessons.

You will maintain and enhance a wide range of specialist land-based machinery from chainsaws, pedestrian mowers, 2 stroke equipment to tractors and PTO implements.

Assistant Public Rights of Way Officer - Monmouthshire County Council

Logo: Monmouthshire County Council

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

Hours: 37 hrs per Week

Location: County Hall Usk

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

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

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Immediate Start

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

Project Manager - St Helena Cloud Forest - RSPB

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Location: Flexible - UK or St Helena based

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

Duration: 2.6 years

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

Principal Natural Environment Officer (Principal Ecologist) - Herefordshire Council

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Hours: 37.00 per week

Salary: £33,782.00 - 37,890.00

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

Senior Ecologist - Herefordshire Council

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Permanent

£25,481 - £29,577 per annum

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

37 hours per week

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

Project Coordinator - St Helena Cloud Forest - RSPB

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Location: Island of St Helena

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

Duration: 2.6 years

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

Media and Comms Manager - Wildlife and Countryside Link

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

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

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

Arboricultural Officer - East Devon District Council

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£29,577 - £32,234

Full time, permanent

Honiton & Exmouth

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

Senior Arboricultural Officer - East Devon District Council

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£32,910 - £36,922

Full time, permanent

Honiton & Exmouth

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

Conservation Manager - Surrey Wildlife Trust

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

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

South East Suffolk Reserves Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

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

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

Community Events Co-ordinator - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

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

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

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

Experienced Ecologist - CSA Environmental

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Are you an experienced ecologist looking for a new challenge?

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

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

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

Offa's Dyke Projects Officer - Shropshire Council

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Band 11, £32,910 per annum

37 hours per week, 3-year fixed term contract

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

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

Countryside Ranger - Denbighshire County Council

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Get Cumbria Buzzing Project Manager - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

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

Fixed term until 30 September 2022.

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

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

Seasonal Mitigation Warden - Urban Heaths Partnership

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

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

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

Dorset Dogs Engagement Warden - Urban Heaths Partnership

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

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

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

Communications Assistant - Devon Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £19,011 plus 5% pension

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

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

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

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

Salary: £9.50 per hour

Location: Solent

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

Rural Manager - Landmarc Support Services Limited

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

Countryside and Planning Officer - Thetford Town Council

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Place of work: Carnegie Room, Thetford

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

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

We are recruiting for a new Countryside and Planning Officer

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

Deer Officer - Forestry Commission

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

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

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Birling Gap, Eastbourne BN20 0AB

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

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

Centre & Reserve Manager - Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

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WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Dumfries & Galloway

37.5 Hours per week

£42,798 per annum

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

Woodland Officer - West Midlands - Forestry Commission

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Never has there been a more important time for trees and forests to help tackle the climate emergency and provide a much-needed sanctuary for people and wildlife. Our Prime Minister and our government are committed to creating 30,000 hectares of woodland a year across the UK by the end of this Parliament.

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

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

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

Estates Surveyors x 4 - Forestry England

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

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

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

GIS Officer - Butterfly Conservation

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

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

Broads Reserves Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

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

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

Senior Tree Officer - Hart District Council

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Salary: Grade I (£37,516 - £40,471)

Hours per week: 37

Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)

Type: Permanent

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

Marine Programme Manager - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £37,550.00

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

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

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

Senior Ecologist - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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

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

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

Seasonal Ornithologist/Ecologist - Mold - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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

Horticulture Tutor SEN - Green Corridor

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

Hours: 35 per week

Contract: Permanent

Probationary Period: 24 weeks

Location: Stanwell (Close to T5 Heathrow)

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

Green Infrastructure vacancies - Monmouthshire County Council

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Come and join our Green Infrastructure team!

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

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

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

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

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

Ranger - Erdigg - National Trust

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Location Address: Erddig, near Wrexham, LL13 0YT

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

Salary: £19,928 per annum

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

Casework Officer – Projects - RSPB

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Location: Flexible

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

Duration: 12 months

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

Estate Warden - Horndean Parish Council

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£18,702 pa

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

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

Green Spaces Officer - Oxford Preservation Trust

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

Term Permanent

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

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

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

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

Ranger - Urban Green Newcastle

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

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

Monitoring Technician - Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd

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Salary: £18,000

Location: Andover

Full Time

Fixed Term Contract

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

Assistant Warden - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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WWT Welney Wetland Centre

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

£18,745 per annum

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

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

Assistant Area Manager - Derbyshire County Council

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

Job term: Full Time

Appointment type: Permanent

Hours: 37 hours per week

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

Woodland Restoration Worker - North York Moors National Park Authority

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Salary of £17,842 - £18,198 per annum

FTC to 31 March 2022

Full time, 37 hours per week

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rights of Way Officer - Durham County Council

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Grade 7 £23,541 to £27,041 p.a.

Location: County Hall, Durham

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

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

Agriculture Regulatory Inspection Officers - Environment Agency

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

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

Capercaillie Advisory Officer - RSPB

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

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

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

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Contract: Fixed Term – 7 months (full time)

Salary: £18,895pa pro rata

Location: West Surrey

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

Community Engagement Ranger - Hampshire County Council

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

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

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

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£23,080- £25,481 per annum (pro rata)

Sidmouth

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

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

Estate Worker – General - Ferne Animal Sanctuary

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Salary - £8.91 per hour

Full time 37.5 hours per week

5 day rota including weekend and bank holiday working

Based – Wambrook, Chard

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

Site Manager - Yorkshire - Woodland Trust

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Salary: £26,000 - £30,000

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

Nature Conservation Estate Workers - Green Mantle (Ecosophy) Limited

Location: Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels

37.5 hours/wk. Mid September 2021 - end March 2022. Possibly longer. Mileage allowance.

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

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

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Full time, Permanent

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

Programme Manager - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Glenbranter

£28,678 - £30,762 plus benefits

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

Nature Recovery Champion - Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

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Reports to: Head of Conservation

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

Contract duration: Permanent, full time

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

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

Senior Species Recovery Officer - RSPB

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Location: Flexible

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

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

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

Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Boxworth

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

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

Assistant Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Boxworth

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

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

Assistant Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Wolverhampton

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

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

Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

Logo: ADAS

Location: Wolverhampton

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

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

Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Milton Park, Oxford

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

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

Assistant Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire

Salary: Competitive

Contract: Permanent

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

Planning & Advocacy Manager - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Logo: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

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

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

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

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

Appointment - Full Time

Job Term - Permanent

Location - Devon

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

Projects Officer - Dartmoor National Park Authority

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Grade: Subject to job evaluation

Hours: 37 per week

Contract length: Permanent

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

Dartmoor Farming Officer - Dartmoor National Park Authority

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Grade 5: £27,741 - £32,234

Full time - 37 hours per week

3 year fixed term contract

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

Park Ranger - Anglian Water Services Limited

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

Grafham

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

Warden (Full time) - Malvern Hills Trust

Logo: Malvern Hills Trust

Responsible to: The Chief Executive Officer

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

Hours: 37 hrs / week

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

Investigations Officer - Northern Ireland - RSPB

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

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

Countryside Estate Workers – 3 posts - Cannock Chase Council

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Grade D : £19,698 - £21,748 per annum

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

Ecologist and an Assistant Ecologist - EMEC Ecology

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

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

Working hours: Flexible

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

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

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

Ecologist – Birmingham / Warwickshire - Midland Ecology Ltd

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

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

Ecologist – West Midlands - Midland Ecology Ltd

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

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

Forest Manager - Bronwin & Abbey Ltd

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

Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Leeds

Salary: Competitive Salary

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

Ecological Consultant/Senior Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

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Location: Kent

Salary: Competitive Salary

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

Senior Ecologist - EMEC Ecology

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Salary: up to £35,168 pa

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

Contract Type: Permanent

Working hours: Flexible

Wildlife Trust consultancy seeks experienced Senior Ecologist.

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

Planning Ecologist - Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council

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

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

Working Head Forester- NE Scotland - RTS Forestry

RTS Forestry

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

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

Landscaper - Ecosulis Ltd

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Ecosulis are looking for experienced Landscapers

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

Tree Seed Collector and Processor - Forestart Ltd

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

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

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

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Salary: £26,517 - £28,282 per annum

Location: Yorkshire & The North East (Home Based)

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

Estate Manager - Private Estate

Seeking Estate Manager for Large Somerset Estate:

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

Park Ranger - Wicksteed Park

Logo: Wicksteed Park

Location: Kettering

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £27,000 per year

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

Biodiversity and Conservation Manager - The Crown Estate

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