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CJS Focus on Employability is now published

Now published: CJS Focus on Employability

10 articles & 1 video presentation make up this incredibly useful publication for those entering the conservation sector but also for people moving around and moving on within their careers. 

Articles on: how to choose your path through the sector from CJS. National Trust is a huge employer, they provide details on what makes a countryside job application stand out to them. Our video presentation is from Rob, Arbtech MD on just what he is looking for in an employee – you’ll be surprised to find it’s not always practical experience or qualifications. The all-important interview prep is covered by Richard Dodd from Ecology Academy – a must read. And many more articles along with adverts for courses and resources to help you become more employable.

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Consultancy Administrator - Devon Wildlife Trust

Logo: Devon Wildlife Trust

Salary: £20,152pa (60% pro-rata) plus 7% pension

This is a part-time (22.5 hours per week) permanent post based at Aldens Court. We can offer flexibility on working hours (min of 15 hours per week).

Are you passionate about administration and client service? Would you like to use your administrative experience to make a difference to wildlife in Devon? Devon Wildlife Trust is a successful and dynamic charity with a commercial arm, Devon Wildlife Consultants (DWC). DWC are looking for a Consultancy Administrator to join our friendly and close-knit commercial consultancy team. We are a growing business, and this new role has been created to oversee the smooth running of the office and deliver effective and efficient administrative processes for the team. Essentially you will free up the Consultants’ time to allow them to focus on delivering services, so it may not be the right opportunity for you if you are looking to start your career in ecological consultancy.

Lead Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Salary: £31,500 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Longshaw Estate, Longshaw, Sheffield, S11 7TZ

Rangers play a significant role in the Peak District, delivering our ambitious plan for nature and climate. We want you to work with our tenants and land to ensure it’s amazing for nature, storing carbon to help deal with the climate crisis. You’ll plan, develop and coordinate a programme of conservation, access and engagement projects. You'll use your leadership skills and experience in countryside management to drive forward our landscape vision and ambitious plans for conservation and visitor engagement. You’ll bring us a balance of leadership, practical and engagement skills.

Regional Operations Manager - The Future Forest Company

Logo: The Future Forest Company

Permanent

Darlington, County Durham

As the Operations Manager for Enhanced Weathering (EW) in North-East England, you will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of our operations across the region. This will include developing regional strategy, building relationships with suppliers, and managing contract haulage and delivery to UK sites. You will work closely with our regional business development team to plan and execute operations across the region.

Assistant Business Development Manager - Scotland - The Future Forest Company

Logo: The Future Forest Company

Do you want the most meaningful job of your career? The Future Forest Company are on a mission to tackle the greatest challenge of our time: climate change. We are a fast-growing for-profit business that is already one of the biggest carbon removal companies in the world. But this is only the start - we have ambitious plans aligned with great funding, excellent people and an inclusive team. As the Assistant Business Development Manager, you will be responsible for building and maintaining the enduring relationships which underpin the land access partnerships for our EW operations. You will identify land owners and managers in our future project areas, negotiate for access, plan distribution, and manage operational activity in concert with the Business Development Manager.

Ranger - City of London

Logo: City of London

Burnham Beeches NNR, SAC/Stoke Common SSSI

£27,599 - £31,319 (inclusive of Basic, Outer London Weighting, Unsocial hours 6% and Contract Hours 5.7 %) depending on experience.

You will be part of a small ranger team responsible for all aspects of care of these two nature reserves and open spaces in Buckinghamshire. You will be responsible for supervising contractors, developing and leading volunteers, delivering projects to conserve the important features, maintaining facilities, leading guided walks and events and providing, high quality customer care and uniformed patrols. As part of the operational team, you will be expected to deliver annual work programmes, use tools and machinery, care for livestock, including in invisible fencing, and ensure safe working practices.

Deputy Director Policy & Advocacy - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Flexible in UK

Salary: £72,259 - £83,491 Per Annum

RSPB is seeking a Deputy Director for Policy & Advocacy to lead our work to change the political and economic frameworks that drive the loss of biodiversity and to promote the solutions that will restore nature and respond to climate change.

SFM Regulations Manager (Reform) - Forestry Commission

Logo: Forestry Commission

£35,167 - £38,081
We are looking for an experienced manager to work in the Forestry Commission’s rapidly expanding Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) team. The SFM team is one of the Forestry Commission’s national teams and has responsibility for the operation and enforcement of forestry regulations, and for grant support for woodland management, tree health, and woodland creation activities.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Woolacombe, Combe Heights/Woolacombe Rise, Woolacombe, EX34 7AS

Contract Type: Permanent Contract

Salary: £21,684 per annum

You will be joining the Ranger team based at Woolacombe and 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 others to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Mid and South East Cornwall, Pont, Fowey, PL23 1NQ

Contract Type: Permanent Contract

Salary: £21.684 per annum

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.

Craftsperson (Rural) - Hertfordshire County Council

Logo: Hertfordshire County Council

Location: Radlett
Salary Range: £21,269 - £23,484 per annum
Hours: 37 hours per week / Contract: Permanent

Hertfordshire County Council’s Rural Estates Team are recruiting for a permanent ranger to maintain their woodland, farmland trees, open space sites and public access routes across the county. This varied and interesting role will suit self-motivated individuals with a proven interest in woodlands and conservation.

Reserve Warden North Cumbria National Nature Reserves - Natural England

Logo: Natural England

Salary: £19,007

Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Full-time

Location: North West (region)

Natural England Cumbria Area Team manages its suite of National Nature Reserves as two distinct teams of staff, due to distances between sites. The North Cumbria NNR team are looking for a Reserve Warden. The North Cumbria NNR’s are a suite of sites including South Solway Mosses, Bolton Fell Moss, Finglandrigg and Cliburn Moss, ranging between the Scottish Borders, Solway, Penrith and the West Coast.

Environmental Land Management Manager - Forestry Commission

Logo: Forestry Commission

Salary: £35,167 - £38,081

We are looking for three ELM Managers to work within the Forestry Commission’s rapidly expanding Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) team. Within SFM, the Future Farming Engagement sub-team focuses on the design and delivery of the woodland elements of three new schemes, being launched by DEFRA, that will reward environmental land management. These schemes are the Sustainable Farming Incentive scheme, the Local Nature Recovery scheme and the Landscape Recovery scheme.

Senior / Forest Manager - Pryor and Rickett Silviculture

Logo: Pryor and Rickett Silviculture

Salary from £29,000 - £48,000 per annum, commensurate with experience

The successful candidate would be expected to take the lead on the management of a portfolio of existing client properties ranging from large woodland estates to lowland mixed woodland, often on designated woodland sites. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Preparation of budgets, annual reports and financial forecasts; Creation of UKWAS management plans and long-term production forecasts; Programming thinning and felling and overseeing the delivery of these

Environmental Land Management Manager - Spatial - Forestry Commission

Logo: Forestry Commission

Salary: £35,167 - £38,081

Society has never been more interested in the sustainable management of England’s tree and woodland cover and in increasing the coverage of trees and woodland we already have. It is an inspiring time to be involved, and you could be instrumental in helping safeguard England’s trees, woodland, and forestry now and for future generations.

We work with the forestry and environmental sectors nationally and locally on unlocking the full potential of woodlands, to expand, protect, improve, and connect England’s valuable woodland assets.

Nature Parks & Gardens Development Officer - Kent Wildlife Trust

Logo: Kent Wildlife Trust

Permanent, Full-time role

Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Based at: Tyland Barn, Maidstone

The Nature Parks & Gardens Development Officer will be managing and developing our nature parks and gardens across four key sites in Kent. The role holder will recruit and manage teams of volunteers at each site and setting the vision and management plans to ensure sustainability. Funded projects are a key part of the role, working alongside our fundraising team.

National Countryside Manager - Filming & Locations - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Flexible / 20 Grosvenor Gardens, London, SW1W 0DH

Contract Type: Permanent Contract

Salary: £17,035 per annum

This role offers a unique opportunity in countryside management, ecology and environmental management working for the UK’s largest conservation charity looking after vast areas of green spaces, countryside, coastline, and historic sites so that people and nature can thrive. These are exciting times at the National Trust as we are growing our Filming & Locations team to oversee and manage the commercial filming business at our properties.

Nature Recovery Project Officer - Hampshire County Council

Logo: Hampshire County Council

Salary Range: £27,009 - £30,101 per annum

Work Location: Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Petersfield

Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Temporary (3 years)

Working from a base at Queen Elizabeth Country Park, you'll lead a team of rangers responsible for the management of Butser Hill NNR, Ashford Hangers NNR and Abbotstone Down.

Your duties will include developing and implementing a programme of practical habitat management tasks, recruiting and working with volunteers, delivering the grazing management plan and recording tasks and projects carried out on sites.

Ranger - Hampshire County Council

Logo: Hampshire County Council

Salary Range: £21,778 - £24,476 per annum

Work Location: Queen Elizabeth Country Park, Petersfield

Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Permanent

Working from a base at Queen Elizabeth Country Park, you'll be part of a team of rangers responsible for the management of Butser Hill NNR, Ashford Hangers NNR and Abbotstone Down.

Your duties will include implementing a programme of practical habitat management tasks, working with volunteers, delivering the grazing management plan and recording tasks and projects carried out on sites.

Woodland Creation Officer - Ribble Rivers Trust

Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is a local charity set up to conserve the Ribble Catchment, particularly its rivers and streams. The Trust works at catchment and project scales by delivering a range of activities to improve the condition, management, and awareness of the Ribble Catchment.

The Trust is looking to recruit a competent, dynamic, and enthusiastic person with a passion for woodlands and rivers. The successful candidate should have experience in woodland (including riparian) creation development and delivery, from approaching landowners, to supervising contractors.

Grazing Ranger - BCP Council

Logo: BCP Council

Salary details: £25,419 - £28,226

Employment Status: Full Time / Contract Type: Permanent

BCP Council are seeking a Grazing Ranger to coordinate the conservation grazing management of our Countryside sites.

You need to be a practical, hands-on person who can ensure we have the highest standards of animal husbandry across our diverse range of countryside sites. We currently have goats, sheep, ponies and various breeds of cows managing our heathland and cliff SSSI's and Nature Reserves.

Area Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Based: Fountains Abbey, Fountains, Ripon, HG4 3DY

Salary: £27,300pa

We’re looking for an experienced and forward-thinking Area Ranger to help us deliver a step change in countryside management and public engagement in North Yorkshire’s Skell Valley.

Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal is one of 1154 sites globally recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Surrounded by the beautiful countryside of Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and close to the city of Ripon, the estate is iconic in the North of England.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Based: Durham Coast, 14 Duke Street, Seaham, SR7 0DQ

Salary: £21,684pa

Based at White Lea farm on the Durham Coast, you will cover the in hand farm land along with the grasslands of the Leas including amenity grassland and hay meadows. Input into the woodland management at Moorhouse Woods and general support of staff at Crook Hall gardens.

Seasonal Ranger - National Trust for Scotland

Logo: National Trust for Scotland

Fixed Term Contract June – October 2022 (40 hours a week)

£21,389 Per Annum, Pro Rata

Come and join our close-knit team!

We’re looking for a new enthusiastic team member who has experience of countryside management. At this popular recreational site, much of the job will be helping to ensure that its important features are conserved as well as welcoming tens of thousands of visitors.

Native Woods Project Officer - Community Woodlands Association

The post-holder will work from home (computer facilities provided if required), with travel (e.g. site visits to community woods) as necessary.

Salary £22,750 pro rata plus homeworking allowance, 6 month fixed term contract.

The Community Woodlands Association is seeking a dynamic and creative professional to deliver a new project showcasing the economic and social benefits of community management of native woods.

Seasonal Assistant Ranger - Glen Tanar Charitable Trust

Logo: Glen Tanar Charitable Trust

Glen Tanar Charitable Trust is seeking to recruit a Seasonal Assistant Countryside Ranger, from the present until end September 2022. This is a chance to work alongside the Head Ranger, interacting with, educating, and guiding the public in the picturesque Glen Tanar within the Cairngorms national park. The role will involve contributing to the ranger service and working alongside the Head Ranger with opportunities to learn and experience an area with significant natural and cultural heritage.

Field Manager (Woodland) - East & East Midlands - Forestry Commission

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Salary: £35,167 - £38,081

Field Managers coordinate and lead the areas Woodland Officers to expand, protect, improve and connect woodlands across the area and ensuring the effective use of Forestry Commission incentives and regulations.

The Forestry Commission are the government’s forestry experts and we work to protect, improve and expand England’s woods and forests. This is done by providing policy advice to government and leading delivery through regulation, incentives and protecting tree health.

Forestry Works Supervisor - Forestry England

Logo: Forestry England

Based at: Five positions available across Queen Elizabeth Country Park (PO8 0QE), The New Forest (SO43 7NH), Ringwood Forest (BH24 2EJ), Micheldever Woods (SO21 3BP), or Alice Holt Forest (GU10 4LS)

Salary: £25,119 - £26,014

We are Forestry England. We are the country’s largest land manager, caring for the nation’s forests for people, nature, and the economy. The foundation of our organisation is our world-class and sustainable forest management.

Assistant Forest Ranger - Heart of England Forest

Logo: Heart of England Forest

Salary - £22,000 p/a

Due to an internal promotion and our continual growth, we have an exciting opportunity to join us as an Assistant Forest Ranger. This role is ideal for a practical person wishing to develop their conservation forestry skills, experience and competencies for career progression in a growing charity. It gives the successful candidate an opportunity to grow and shape England’s largest new native broadleaf woodland, whilst gaining practical experience on the job.

OASES Junior Project Officer - OASES

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LOCATION: The EWE Centre, Esh Winning Primary School, Co. Durham, DH7 9BE

SALARY: £18,000 - £20,000 pro rata

The North East Environment Network (NEEN) is looking to recruit a full-time Junior Project Officer to work as part of the OASES (Outdoor And Sustainability Education Specialists) team. The post will be full time permanent working 37 hours per week.

The post holder will deliver a broad range of projects and training that focuses upon sustainability education and learning outside the classroom with young people, families and schools.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Frampton Marsh

Salary: £23,939 - £26,558 Per Annum

Duration: Fixed Term for 6 months, Full Time

Would you like to be an essential part of the Frampton Marsh family? Helping to combine key species recovery and amazing visitor experiences using creative habitat management techniques? If that sounds like a lot, it is! But that's what it takes to see year on year increases of breeding and wintering birds alongside a consistent rise in footfall to enjoy it all.

Community Engagement Officer - Thames Estuary - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Purfleet – Rainham Marshes

Salary: £23,939 - £26,558 Per Annum

Duration: Fixed Term for 9 months until 31st March 2023, Full-Time

The Greater Thames Estuary is fantastic for wildlife, but it’s under threat from habitat loss and climate change. With funding from the Green Recovery Challenge Fund, the RSPB and its local partners, are embarking on a landscape project across Kent and Essex, to create a 'Greener Thames' Estuary, for wildlife and for people.

Care Farm Education and Wellbeing Officer (The Willows) - Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Salary: £20,132 to £21,924 depending on experience

Hours: 37.5 hours per week term time only (40 weeks) - (Job share would be considered)

Location: The Willows Care Farm, Mill Lane, Broughton Gifford, SN12 8NY

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is a leading conservation charity in the UK and has an excellent reputation for the development of ‘green prescriptions’, working to improve people’s wellbeing through engagement with the natural environment. This work is the basis of our alternative education provision and has proved successful and popular with a wide range of students and their carers. Due to this we are looking to expand our team of enthusiastic and experienced Education and Wellbeing Officers to support and shape our expanding Care Farm provision.

Ecological Consultant - Essex County Council

Logo: Essex Place Services

Up to £36,779 per annum

Permanent, Full Time

Location: Countywide

We need an Ecological Consultant with a good understanding of the planning system and protected species legislation, and with experience of ecological assessment. You will have the opportunity to work as part of a specialist team with a wide range of clients, focused on supporting Local Planning Authorities with ecology through the development management process, providing a real opportunity to have a positive influence on the outcomes of development.

Assistant Ecologist / Assistant Ecological Consultant - Essex County Council

Logo: Essex Place Services

Up to £27,338 per annum

Permanent, Full Time

Location: Chelmsford

We need an Assistant Ecological Consultant with some experience of ecological survey methods and species identification. You will have the opportunity to work as part of a specialist team with a wide range of clients, providing ecological support, including development management advice and completing ecological assessments and straightforward habitat and protected species surveys.

Definitive Map and Search Technical Officer - Northumberland County Council

Logo: Northumberland County Council

We are seeking an enthusiastic, skilled and dedicated individual, preferably with experience of working within Public Rights of Way, looking to develop their career as a Definitive Map and Search Technical Officer. You will join a busy and conscientious team and have extensive experience in using and applying GIS and mapping systems.

As a successful applicant, you will need to demonstrate that you can communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, and have good attention to detail.

Skilled Forest Worker/Team Leader - Penfold's Woodland Contracting Ltd

Logo: Penfold's Woodland Management Ltd

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £100.00-£125.00 per day Plus Pension and vehicle

The job involves carrying out practical activities to establish, maintain and preserve forested areas. Duties: High Ability to drive a team and meet deadlines; Understand and contribute to planning workload; Manage team and link in with HR in regards to training and any behavioral problems with the team; Visits site and price up tenders; Liaise with clients; Ensure staffing levels are correct for project; Act as site safety coordinator

Warden - RSPB

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Location: RSPB UKHQ – The Lodge, Sandy, Bedfordshire

Salary: £26,180 - £29,043 Per Annum

Would you or someone you know like to be the next warden of The Lodge, a unique nature reserve at the heart of the RSPB? The variety of habitats, visitor facilities including natural play area and gardens mean this role offers a unique breadth and variety of work and connection to the wider work of RSPB.

Ecological Contractor / Operative up to Landscaping Supervisor - Keystone Habitats

Logo: Keystone Habitats

£21,000 - £27,000pa depending on experience and certifications, paid overtime, staying away allowance, annual continued professional development budget.

Exciting and diverse conservation landscaping role based near Chipping Sodbury. Keystone is a specialist Ecological Consultancy and Contracting company delivering a diverse range of habitat creation and mitigation schemes focused around biodiversity net gain, protected species conservation and green space enhancement and accessibility.

Keystone have a number of a permanent full-time positions available from ground working operative to site supervisor level.

Assistant/Graduate/Field Ecologists - Keystone Ecology

Logo: Keystone Ecology

Gloucestershire

From £20k+ depending on experience and the role offered

Paid • Full Time • Permanent and seasonal positions available

Keystone is passionate about the delivery of exceptional quality ecological consultancy services and engaging with clients from all sectors to deliver benefits for wildlife and mitigate environmental harm.

Angling and Waterbodies Officer - Lee Valley Regional Park

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Holyfieldhall Farm

Waltham Abbey, Essex

£27,430 - £29,525 per annum, plus flexible benefits

35 hours per week

We are currently standardising the way we manage our fishing lakes and have an excellent position available for an enthusiastic Angling and Waterbodies Officer. Based in the tranquil countryside location of Waltham Abbey, Essex, you will be part of our Open Spaces team and assist the Ranger Service Manager with the day-to-day management of the Authority’s waterbodies, particularly with regard to operational and technical issues in relation to our licensed fisheries.

Assistant Ecologist - aLyne Ecology Limited

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aLyne Ecology is seeking to employ a Seasonal Assistant Ecologist, based at our cabin office in Little Bookham, Surrey.

Salary around £20K per annum (pro rata), depending on skills and experience.

It is preferable that you are competent in the use of QGIS, QField, Analook and BatExplorer. You will need a full UK drivers licence and use of your own car.

You will take part in a suite of ecological surveys, including surveys for bats. This will involve evening and early morning hours. We mainly work in the south-east

Conservation Officer - Middle Level Commissioners

Based in March the Middle Level Commissioners are responsible for flood risk management and navigation on watercourses within part of the Cambridgeshire fens. In addition, they provide services to over 30 local drainage authorities, which ensures a constant, varied and interesting workload.

Starting salary will be dependent upon experience and qualifications £26K- £34K pa. A suitable vehicle will be supplied to assist with delivery and admission into a NEST pension scheme will be offered.

Community Organising Officer (Swansea) - The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

Logo: The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales is seeking to recruit a Community Organising Officer (Swansea)

Salary: £20,200, fixed-term (ending 30th June 2024)

Location: Wider Swansea area, home-working (occasionally Tondu Office, Bridgend).

Hours: 35 per week with flexi/ TOIL

We need a talented community organiser, passionate about community powered change and facilitating local action. This role will work on a transformative partnership project in Swansea, supported by National Lottery Heritage Fund, working to facilitate nature's recovery within the communities we work alongside. We know that if nature is to be restored at scale, we need many more people on nature's side.

Ranger - National Trust for Scotland

Logo: National Trust for Scotland

Hours: 40

Location: Threave Estate

Salary range: £24,252 - £25,877

To combine responsibilities on nature conservation, visitor services, learning and community engagement to help deliver the strategic objectives of the property and wider National Trust for Scotland.

Definitive Map Officer (Public Rights of Way) - Kirklees Council

Hours: 37 hours

Position type: Permanent

Salary: £35,336 to £37,568

Alongside other Definitive Map Officers you will be responsible for the protection and assertion of Public Rights of Way, managing and progressing applications for Definitive Map Modifications Orders (DMMOs), along with associated casework including Public Path Orders. As a senior specialist you will investigate claims, making decisions to reject or support modifications of the Definitive Map and Statement and advising on various proposals affecting Public Rights of Way. You will ensure that the Definitive Map, registers and associated records are produced and maintained, and that appropriate consultation takes place.

Senior Countryside Access Officer - England Coast Path - East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Logo: East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Salary: £24920

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full-time – 37 hours, Monday to Friday, with occasional weekend working
Base: Blended/Westgarth Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire

We are seeking to recruit to a small team of existing Public Rights of Way Officers in the Countryside Access Team. Based in the Driffield the team carries out the statutory duties of the highway authority in relation to the Public Rights of Way Network. You will be responsible for managing the new England Coast Path, and Coastal Access Rights in the East Riding on a day to day basis. Initially the post will have a strong focus on the construction phase, but this will evolve over time to develop a partnership, maintenance programmes and work with the wider community to make the new National Trail a success for the council and a variety of stakeholders.

Urban Farm & Landscape Manager - Northern Roots

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The Urban Farm & Landscape Manager will play a key role in coordinating the design and development of the Urban Farm and Market Garden at Northern Roots, while also overseeing the management, conservation, and enhancement of the biodiversity of this underutilised landscape corridor. This is a critical role for the development of Northern Roots over the next two years as we establish the new charity, further develop relationships with the local community, deliver the first phase of construction and begin to operate key facilities including a Visitor Centre, Café, Shop, Learning Studio, Market Garden and Mountain Bike Hub.

Peat Partnership Engagement Officer - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Logo: Northumberland Wildlife Trust

The role is for 35 hours a week. The salary starts at £23,400 to £26,312 per annum

The post is offered as a full-time contract. Funding has been secured for 5 years but a continuation of the programme is expected assuming funding can be found.

The aim of the Northumberland Peat Partnership (NPP) is to develop a peatland restoration programme across the partnership area, which is all of Northumberland north of the A69. The Engagement Officer will support the NPP Manager in developing and delivering the NPP programme, facilitate partnership collaboration and communications and take the lead in engagement activities (with academic institutions, the public and landowners/managers).

Garden and Conservation Supervisor - St Andrews Botanic Garden

Salary: £24 – 27,000pa

Hours: 40 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Location: St Andrews, Scotland

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic and ambitious individual to join St Andrews Botanic Garden. The role involves leading a small team of horticulturists, volunteers and interns to carry out all aspects of garden development and maintenance. A key part of this role is developing and coaching interns and trainees, so the successful person will really enjoy helping others to progress and will have excellent interpersonal skills as well as strong technical skills.

Senior Biodiversity and Planning Officer (Berkshire) - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: BBOWT

Salary: £21,600 - £22,560 (pro rata) per annum (FTE £27,000 - £28,200)

Contract: Permanent, part-time

Hours: 4 days a week (28 hours)

Based: Home working with option to work at Woolley Firs, Maidenhead, Berkshire

We are looking for a passionate and committed person to join our biodiversity and planning team. Berkshire faces a huge range of challenges, including increased housing development and huge infrastructure projects, all of which put pressure on our natural world. Our Senior Biodiversity and Planning Officer will work with our biodiversity team, local authorities and developers to deliver for wildlife across Berkshire.

Conservation and Control Officer – (Stirlingshire, Argyll & Trossachs) - Scottish Wildlife Trust

Logo: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Status: Full time, Fixed-Term. ASAP until 31 March 2024

Salary: £22,500 per annum

Location: National Park Headquarters, Balloch – hybrid working may be possible

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels (SSRS) is a project to deliver the essential protection measures required to secure the long-term future of red squirrels in Scotland and to ensure that systems are put in place to continue the delivery of these measures over the long term by working with other agencies with a stake in native species conservation and invasive non-native species management. This role is to protect red squirrels in the Highland Line priority landscape across Argyll and Trossachs from replacement by grey squirrels and from Squirrelpox disease and to inspire people to value their local red squirrels and the wider natural heritage. It aims to deliver grey squirrel control mainly in the Arrochar-Helensburgh–west and South Loch Lomond area and in the Callandar area, in accordance with the project strategy to maintain grey squirrel populations in the target zone at very low densities.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Engagement Officer - Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management - Winchester, HAM

Logo: CIEEM

Part Time: 15.0 - 20.0 hrs per week

Salary: £28,291 per annum pro rata

Location: Flexible

We have an exciting opportunity for an Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Engagement Officer to join our team and lead our work to create a more diverse and inclusive profession. Environmental professions are among the least diverse professions in the UK. That has to change. You will use your lived experience of equality, diversity and inclusion issues, your excellent communication and project management skills, your creativity, your interest in the environment and your ability to build effective stakeholder relationships to help us create change.

Get Green & Active Volunteer Coordinator - Involve Community Services

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£24,050 per annum, pro-rata, 22 hours per week.

Based in Involve Community Services office, Bracknell Town centre, Berkshire, but onsite work throughout the Bracknell Forest.

You will be responsible for developing and leading the Get Green and Active Volunteering scheme in partnership with Bracknell Forest Council. You will source and mobilise groups of volunteers to undertake local environmental activities. As the scheme Coordinator for this new programme, you will create promotional material and work with Involve colleagues to attract volunteer uptake. Whilst some activities will be led by the local rangers, and other BFC officers, you too will lead some of the green projects. Building partnerships with fellow charities, community groups, schools, and other providers, the scheme will focus on improving resident well-being, whilst ensuring environmental objectives are met.

Contracting Operative - Morton : Pattison

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Full time, permanent contract, £20,000 - £22,000 pa

Immediate start available

Hampshire and surrounding counties

Morton : Pattison is a contracting firm delivering specialist ecological, design & build and landscape services across the private, public and charitable sectors. The company specialises in countryside works, biodiversity habitat management & creation, ecological mitigation and a diverse portfolio of landscape design and installation. The purpose of the role will be to assist with the practical delivery of countryside and ecology contracting work.

Field Team Manager - South West England - Forestry Commission

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£35,167 - £38,081

These roles can be based at the Buller’s Hill office or the National Office in Bristol. The successful candidate will have a blended working approach between home and the office.

The Field Team Manager role is responsible for leading a team of Woodland Officers based in the South West and for ensuring the effective coordination of our incentives and regulatory activities. The Field Team Manager will play a critical role in delivering a step-change in our woodland creation levels and in supporting the woodland management activity across the area.

Warden - Loch Lomond - RSPB

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Location: Loch Lomond
Salary: £26,180 - £29,043 Per Annum
Contract: Permanent
Hours: Full Time for 37.5 hours per week

RSPB Scotland Loch Lomond is found in West Dunbartonshire. The unique and relatively sheltered location of the site has provided ideal conditions for a wealth of habitats and species to thrive. As the warden, you'll play a pivotal role in setting the direction for the reserve’s ecological management. You'll develop solutions to issues on a range of habitats that may have conflicting requirements. You will coordinate and lead on the delivery of the reserve management plan and associated work programme.

Nature Recovery and Greener Farming Lead Advisers - Natural England

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Salary: £26,224

Location: East Midlands (region), East of England (region), London (region), North East (region), North West (region), South East (region), South West (region), West Midlands (region), Yorkshire and the Humber (region)

As our Lead Advisor for Nature Recovery and Greener Farming, you’ll provide crucial technical advice on habitat and species management to farmers, landowners and land managers. Your work will play a significant role in safeguarding and enhancing our natural environment, primarily through agri-environment schemes and collaborating on improvements to protected sites.

Seasonal Assistant Ranger - Forestry England

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Based at Moors Valley Country Park, Ashley Heath, Dorset BH24 2ET

Temporary, five month contract (with the possibility of extension or permanency)

Salary £19,580

Would you like to make a positive difference to your local environment and the forest? Do you enjoy the outdoors and working with the public? We are recruiting a full time Seasonal Assistant Ranger for a five month contract. Forestry England is the largest land manager in England and custodian of the nation’s public forests. Our mission is to connect everyone with the nation’s forests by creating and caring for forests for people to enjoy, wildlife to flourish and businesses to grow.

Woodland Officer - East Sussex - Forestry Commission

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Salary: £31,973 - £34,650

We are seeking dynamic individuals with experience in forestry and/or land management, who are quick to learn and inspire 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.

Self-employed Visitor Surveyors - Footprint Ecology Limited

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Footprint Ecology are seeking sub-contractors to undertake visitor surveys and counts at countryside sites across the UK, but with a particular emphasis on the Midlands and northern England.

We offer great day rates and interesting work in countryside locations such as country parks, heaths, coastal sites or nature reserves.

The work is sporadic and involves interviewing visitors to countryside sites using a specialist app on a tablet and recording interviewees’ routes on paper maps.

Woodland Creation Officer - South East & London - Forestry Commission

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Salary: £31,973 - £34,650

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, of which 7,500 ha per year are anticipated to be in England, by the end of this Parliament.

By joining the Forestry Commission, you will become part of a team of passionate, committed colleagues, and be able to build on a wealth of expertise to take this ambitious work forward.

Lead Adviser - Goss Moor NNR - Natural England

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Permanent Contract

Salary: £26,224

Location: A mix of working from our Polwhele Office, Truro, our NNR office at Goss Moor & home working

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to be part of the Goss Moor NNR team, working closely with the NNR Farm Manager, Reserve Managers, Visitor Warden, Apprentices and Volunteers to support delivery of management and work closely with our partners to develop a resilient landscape.

Volunteer and Engagement Officer - Norfolk Rivers Trust

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Purpose: Delivering programmes of education and volunteer engagement across a diverse group of communities and corporate partners in Norfolk, as well as supporting the Trust’s communications work.

Location: Office-based, or a mixture of office and home-working

Salary details: £24,000 – £28,000

Contract: Full time, permanent position

This role is a great opportunity to join our growing team in a newly created ‘Volunteer and Engagement’ officer post. The successful applicant will establish, promote and deliver a programme of education and engagement activities for community groups, schools and corporate businesses – focusing on the importance of water quality, river and habitat restoration and enhancing biodiversity.

Area Officer (Nature and Climate Change) - NatureScot

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35 hours

Temporary until 31 March 2023

Starting salary: £27,679

Location: Golspie or other Northern Highland, with homeworking considered.

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.

Belfast Buzzing Conservation Officer - Buglife

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26 hours per week (3.5 days)

Two-year contract

£17,841 pa (£25,733 FTE)

Would you like to help Belfast’s bees and other pollinators? Do you have a passion for working with local communities, empowering them to help the wildlife on their doorstep?

Buglife have a swarm of enthusiastic conservation officers each delivering projects that do just that.

Specialist Advisor Marine Ornithology - Natural Resources Wales

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Location: Flexible

Grade & Salary: G6, £35,994 rising to £39,369 over three years

Type of contract: Permanent / Work pattern: Full Time

NRW is looking for an experienced marine ornithologist to work in a team dealing with a multitude of different activities and developments covering estuarine, coastal and offshore areas.

As one of NRWs marine ornithologists you will be responsible for providing expert advice on projects in the marine environment, this may include nationally significant infrastructure projects as well as smaller planning applications and marine licences.

Learning and Volunteer Co-ordinator – Boston Manor Park - London Borough of Hounslow

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Salary: £32,988 - £34,809 Grade: SO2

Hours per Week: 28.8 hours per week

Nature of Employment: Fixed Term, Part-Time – 3 years

Location: Boston Manor Park

Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?

Seasonal Visitor Wardens - South Harris - Harris Voluntary Service

Isle of South Harris

Remuneration: £8,333 (£25,000 FTE) + 6% contributory pension + vehicle, laptop, PPE, branded clothing.

To engage with visitors to the Isle of Harris within the Bays of Harris, Rodel, Northton and associated areas out-with the West Harris Trust and North Harris Trust boundaries.

Farm Consultant - LEEP, University of Exeter

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Farm Consultant wanted to recruit farmer groups in Northern Ireland

The UK Farmer Group Discussion Network (established 2019) is an initiative founded and managed independently by The University of Exeter to give farmers an opportunity to (1) discuss amongst themselves how best to achieve a vision for agriculture which incorporates food production and environmental objectives (2) engage directly with senior decision makers in the public and private sectors who have an influence over agricultural and environmental policy.

Heritage and Conservation Liaison Officer - Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils

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£30,095 - £35,336 per annum (pro rata for part time)

37 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract or Secondment Opportunity for 2 years

Babergh and Mid Suffolk districts are home to some of the most important and unique listed buildings in the Country. Our historic environment which comprises 30 designated conservation areas, over 3000 listed buildings, 35 scheduled monuments and 3 registered parks and gardens are a precious resource; a powerful reminder of the life and works of earlier generations and the importance we place on conserving and enhancing the area for future generations. We are seeking someone who shares our passion about these special places and can support our commitment to reviewing our Conservation Area Appraisals, working with and alongside our communities so they are up to date and embrace the heritage features that make those places most valued for them.

Volunteer Coordinator - Wild Futures

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Full time 37.5 hours a week
Salary - circa £19730 pa (dependent on experience)

Wild Futures is a small charity with a world reputation for its advocacy and welfare work, rescuing primates from the UK pet trade. Working on-site at The Monkey Sanctuary, the Volunteer Coordinator coordinates and administers Wild Future’s European Solidarity Corps (ESC) and other Volunteer programmes. Reviews current programme and makes opportunities for creating a robust programme going forward. Researches and writes grant applications to enable continuation of volunteer programme, with all necessary follow up and reporting as required. Provides an overall co-ordination and administration function for all volunteers and volunteer activities at the Sanctuary. Mentors the volunteers through their volunteering experience for the charity, working with the charity team to promote their welfare.

Estate Manager North & Smithills Estate - Woodland Trust

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Location: Bolton

Salary: £38,000 - £40,000 Per Annum

Working with the Regional Estate Manager, this role will assist in leading the management of our regional woodland estate across the North region and ensure that it is managed to the highest professional standards in accordance with the Woodland Trust’s management approach, contributing to the Trust’s corporate objectives, including retention of our FSC status. Our woods are to be protected, their biodiversity conserved and significant public benefits delivered through a budgeted work programme, the delivery of key functional responsibilities and the effective line management of our people.

Community Engagement Officer - East Herts Council

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Grade 6, £28,863 to £31,621 (inclusive of local weighting), full time, 37 hours per week (part-time working and job share considered), fixed term contract until 31 December 2023. Based in Hertford.

An opportunity for an experienced Community Engagement Officer to work at Castle Park, Bishop’s Stortford as part of the Leisure & Parks Development team and with support from our partners, the Countryside and Rights of Way team at Hertfordshire County Council. This is an exciting time for you to join us and develop your career supporting the delivery of a parks improvement project funded by a £2.53 mil National Lottery Heritage Fund grant. You will further develop a programme of events that celebrate the historical and natural heritage of the park and that support people’s health and wellbeing.

Engagement and Training Officer - Field Studies Council

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Salary: Up to £27,089 per annum plus benefits

Location: Home Based / Base Negotiable (Head Office - Shrewsbury)

Full Time - 37.5 hours per week

Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2023 initially with possibility of extension

We now have an exciting opportunity to join FSC’s Eco-Skills team to curate and create engaging adult learning courses to meet objectives of one of the UK’s leading environmental education charities. The post holder will develop and maintain training standards and tutor networks for a portfolio of subjects and work with course co-ordinators and marketing to arrange course delivery. This post will be part of a national team with ambitious targets for income and impact. The scope for the team is 200+ online and place-based courses per year about biodiversity, natural history and environmental art. The focus is delivery in the UK through commercial and philanthropic funding.

Tutor - Field Studies Council

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Salary: up to £22,582 per annum plus benefits

Location: FSC Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey

37.5 hours per week / annualised / permanent

Our Tutors develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities and engage students to achieve our vision to inspire everyone to be curious, knowledgeable, passionate and caring about our environment. This is essentially an active role and will require the post-holder to teach students from Key Stage 1-Key Stage 5 (A level) as well as family/adult groups. Taught sessions predominantly include primary nature studies, secondary geography and ecology investigations. You will also be able to carry out duties associated with effectively managing groups in an outdoor learning location, whilst ensuring the health and safety of the group at all times.

Seasonal Tutor - Field Studies Council

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Salary: Up to £22,582 per annum (pro-rata) plus benefits

Location; FSC Flatford Mill, Nr Colchester, Suffolk

Working pattern: 37.5 hours per week during the core season only (normally March to October) each year.

FSC wants to create a world where everyone feels connected to the environment so they can enjoy the benefits it gives and make choices that help protect it. We offer a range of field studies courses to visiting groups across our centres based all over the UK in stunning locations. We are looking for an enthusiastic Tutor to lead and engage groups of all abilities, with previous knowledge and experience of teaching or tutoring in the great outdoors; to educate about our amazing environment.

Biodiversity Research Officer- Help Nature Thrive - The Royal Parks

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Salary of £29,001 - £35,076 per annum, (DOE)
London
We are looking for a Biodiversity Research Officer to join our team on a fixed term contract until 31/03/23, on a full-time basis working 36 hours per week. This role may be extended, but this is dependant on funding.

You will plan, schedule and co-ordinate the Biodiversity Research Programme with the HNT Project Manager and TRP Biodiversity Manager. Specifically, you will create a Green Infrastructure Strategy, a Natural Capital Account (including carbon capture) and help set targets for biodiversity net gain. You will work with researchers and experts in the field to develop bespoke approaches to realise the value of our urban greenspace.

Countryside Manager - National Trust

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Location: Newton Abbott

Contract Type: Permanent Contract

Salary: £35,022 per annum

We have this exceptional opportunity for a Countryside Manager to lead our countryside team and shape our vision to deliver for nature and people. We have big ambitions to protect and enhance priority habitats across the portfolio and to play a significant role in restoring and establishing carbon-rich habitats through peatland restoration, tree planting and our ongoing woodland management. We also will be looking to make changes with our tenants that will benefit nature and engage with our local communities, sharing our work and offering a variety of ways for people to support us and get involved.

Place & Interpretation Officer (Maternity cover) - South Downs National Park Authority

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Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst

Salary: £30,021 to £37,633

Hours: 37 hours per week

Type of post: Temporary for up to 12 months

Are you passionate about the UK’s most treasured landscapes? Do you have a knack for being able to interpret and tell the stories of this nationally important place? Can you help people to better understand the South Downs National Park and to inspire them to play their part? Do you have a strong track record of delivering strategic interpretation? We are looking for a proactive, creative and inspiring interpretation specialist to provide maternity cover for this important role, and to enable the National Park and its partners to tell the story of this unique National Park.

Ranger - National Trust

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Salary £21.684pa

Permanent full-time contract

Hexham

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 others to love this beautiful place as much as you do. Working in a variety of locations your day-to-day work will change with the seasons and our priorities. From helping to maintaining our woodlands, manage access infrastructure, working with volunteers and engaging with the public no two days will be the same.

Deer Manager - National Trust

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Salary £29,640pa

This is a 3 year fixed-term contract, working out of the NT Regional Office at The Hollens, Grasmere LA22 9QZ. There will be a mix of office and field work, with some local travel.

The role is part of the National Trust’s Treescapes Project which is delivering woodland restoration and new woodland creation across the Lake District. Deer populations need to be properly managed in order to keep the woodlands in good ecological condition and allow young trees to establish successfully. This role is focussed on leading and delivering a professional approach to deer and wildlife management across Cumbria and into North Lancashire. You will be responsible for all aspects of deer management, working with Deer Management Groups to deliver for the National Trust at a landscape scale through a team of over 30 volunteer stalkers and supported by the NT Lakes Wildlife Control Group.

Land Management Projects Officer - Hertfordshire County Council

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Location: Hertfordshire with Hybrid Working Opportunities
Salary Range: £23,484 per annum progressing to £31,895 per annum dependent on skills & experience with opportunity for progression
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

We are looking for an individual keen to take the next step in their career and join our land management advisory team at an exciting time of expansion. You will be involved in everything from identifying opportunities, selling ideas and writing plans to securing funds and delivering environmental improvements. Our ambitious Sustainable Hertfordshire Strategy has committed the authority to improving biodiversity across the county by 20% by 2050, starting with our own land by 2030. This is your opportunity to join our Countryside & Rights of Way Service, playing a vital role in making these challenging targets a reality.

Education Officer - Dorset Council

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Working with the Education Co-ordinator to deliver an education programme raising the awareness of the heathland habitat and the pressures on sites arising from their use and misuse by visitors you will be leading heathland related school sessions, in the classroom and on heathland sites, activities for youth organisations, attending local community events and producing attractive and informative educational resources to promote the UHP messages through website, social media, leaflets and displays.

Senior Ranger - Maternity Cover - Hart District Council

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Salary: Grade G - (£30,676 - £33,154)
Hours per week: 37
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Fixed Term -1 year maternity cover

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work for Hart District Council’s multi-award-winning Countryside Department, providing one year of maternity cover for our Senior Ranger. The Senior Ranger will be responsible for delivering the Council priorities through increasing our profile, presence, and impact, whilst providing safe, well managed and welcoming sites to enable this to happen.

Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Mid Somerset, Barton Rocks, Winscombe, BS25 1DU

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £21,684 per annum.

The role is part of the Countryside team in the Somerset Coast & Countryside portfolio working alongside a wider property team. You’ll be part of a small team covering the NT land across Mid and North Somerset based out of the Barton Office at the eastern end of the Mendip ridge. The role will also be responsible for some project delivery and contributing to the delivery of our ambitious plans to improve NT land for nature.

Area Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Castle Ward, Strangford, Downpatrick, BT30 7LS

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £25,662 per annum

Working at the stunning Castle Ward on the shores of Strangford Lough, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that this stunning historic demesne is beautifully presented and continues to take our visitors’ breath away.

Nestled on the shores of Strangford Lough Bay, Castle Ward is a historic 820 acre demesne containing an eclectic mix of designated parkland, woodland, ASSI grassland, 34km of multi-purpose trails and historic buildings.

Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Belfast Properties, Minnowburn Farm, Belfast, BT8 8LE

Contract Type: Fixed-Term contract for 3 years

Salary: £21,684 per annum

This role is a 3-year fixed term post to support the Belfast Ranger team in the management of the 10 countryside sites that sit within the Belfast portfolio.

The countryside element of the Belfast Portfolio comprises of Divis & the Black Mountain, Minnowburn, Lisnabreeny & Cregagh Glen, Upper Collin Glen, Glenoe Waterfall, Greenhill and four coastal sites at Islandmagee. The portfolio is large and varied, covering uplands and urban fringe sites, Coastal sites, and woodlands.

Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Berrington Hall, near Leominster, Herefordshire, HR6 0DW

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £21,684 per annum

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.

You’ll report to the Countryside Manager and form part of a team of Rangers, currently 2 Area Rangers, 1 Ranger and 1 Assistant Ranger.

Lead Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Mid and South East Cornwall, Pont, Fowey, PL23 1NQ

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £29,640 per annum

You'll be leading the Ranger team on the Roseland at an exciting time and driving forward both great conservation and an outstanding experience for visitors in our outdoor spaces.

The Mid & South East Cornwall portfolio contains some of the finest unspoilt coastal landscapes in the UK. Our work is strongly focused on providing great access and we are determined to be leaders within the Trust for the delivery and quality of our nature conservation programme.

Area Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Brockhampton Estate, Greenfields, Bringsty, WR6 5TB

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £25,662 per annum

The Herefordshire Portfolio consists of twelve properties, Brockhampton where this post is based is the largest being 1,700 acres. The estate is made up of traditional Farms, orchards, woodland and Parkland. You'll be part of a small Ranger team covering the Portfolio, the team consists of 1 Countryside Manager, 2 Area Rangers, 1 Ranger and 1 Assistant Ranger. Brockhampton is really well known for its views, traditional orchards and Ancient Woodland and attracts around 55,000 visitors per year.

Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Purbeck Estate, Countryside Office, Swanage, BH19 3AA

Contract Type: Fixed-Term contract until 03-Apr-2024

Salary: £21,684 per annum

To become part of our dedicated team, you’ll need to enjoy working with people, love the outdoors, and where appropriate, deliver through others.

Purbeck is one of the most ecologically diverse landscapes in the UK with internationally important and designated habitats. It is our mission to connect people to Purbeck’s wild coast & country through experiences that will move, teach and inspire, and will ultimately lead people to share and develop our vision.

Tree Nursery Officer - Denbighshire County Council

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Seasonal Rangers x 2 posts - Cairngorms National Park Authority

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We now have an exciting opportunity for 2 Seasonal Rangers to join the CNPA supporting the delivery of the National Park Partnership Plan, working with partners to encourage people to have a safe, enjoyable and responsible visit to Cairngorms National Park.

Salary: £25,632 – £29,577 (Band B1)

Location: Ballater and Deeside Area

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract to 31 October 2022

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including weekends and evening

The Cairngorms National Park (CNP) is the largest national park in the UK, covering 4500km2. It is also a place of sheer abundance, having more high mountain ground than anywhere else in the UK, the largest Caledonian forest, some of Scotland’s purest rivers and finest livestock rearing farmland.

Dynamic Dunescapes Immersive Volunteer - National Trust

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Location: Woolacombe
Pay/Benefits: Training relevant to role, travel & lunch expenses and free accommodation available if necessary

Time: 30 hours/week for 12 months

Volunteering in this role will give experience and develop skills in nature conservation and engaging with the public, helping to build enthusiasm and understanding of our conservation work at Woolacombe. You’ll learn how we plan and deliver nature conservation and access, work with partners and develop events for families and schools.

Monitoring Technician - Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd

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Salary: £18,000

Location: Andover

Hours: 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.

Five Rivers is widely recognised as an industry specialist in the consultation, design and implementation of ecological and environmental solutions.

Ecologists – Mold - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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

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

Atmos Consulting is a successful independent environmental and planning consultancy, that has been at the heart of the net-zero economy for fifteen years, supporting our clients to realise their project goals.

FM/H&M Worksite Supervisor - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Pay Band: Pay Band 6a / CS AO

Business Area; Land Management

Location: Glenbranter, Cowal, Central Region

This is a full-time/part-time vacancy, based on a 37-hour week.

This is an opportunity to join a large FLS team working in Central region delivering multi-purpose forest certified to United Kingdom Woodland Assurance (UKWAS) standards.

Gardener - Kitchen Garden - Tindle Conferences & Education Ltd

Help to maintain our small organic Georgian Walled Garden at Oxon Hoath Country Estate Retreat

There are opportunities to be creative and expand the range of produce in the Walled Garden. This is a very rare opportunity for a dedicated gardener looking to acquire a position in a very charismatic place with a friendly atmosphere and a small successful independent business. Your own transport is essential. Part time or freelance considered.

Head of Angling - South West Lakes Trust

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Area: Regional

Type: Permanent, full time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £35,000 plus company vehicle

Report: Director of Visitor Experience

Location: Base Office Location to be agreed with appointed roleholder, expected to travel to any of our sites in the South West and attend Trust main office at Roadford Lake, Devon regularly as required

As part of the Leadership Team you will drive the future strategy and development of all angling (coarse and game) businesses ensuring charitable and financial targets are met or exceeded.

Assistant Seasonal Ranger - Forestry England

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Based in the New Forest

Temporary, six-month contract

Salary £19,580

Forestry England is the largest land manager and custodian of the nation’s public forests. We have around 1,000 committed staff looking after more land and more trees than any other organisation. It’s a job that never stops growing.

We are looking for a self-motivated Assistant Seasonal Ranger to join our dedicated New Forest Recreation Ranger team.

Nature Conservation Officer - Glendale Managed Services

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London, Lewisham

Glendale are currently seeking a Nature Conservation Officer to work towards enhancing biodiversity, protecting habitats and leading community volunteering events and activities in the parks across Lewisham.

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader to deliver conservation in Lewisham parks and open spaces. This will involve direct engagement with members of the community, park friends groups and various different stakeholders.

Help Nature Thrive Project Manager - The Royal Parks

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The Regent’s Park, London (with travel to all other Royal Parks)

We are looking for a Project Manager for our Help Nature Thrive Project (HNT), joining us for a fixed-term contract until 31/3/2023 with the potential to extend subject to funding by the People’s Postcode Lottery.

As Project Manager, you will co-ordinate and lead the delivery of an ambitious project to help us boost biodiversity within the changing climate across London’s eight Royal Parks and other important green spaces.

Assistant Ranger - Ashtead Common - City of London

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Salary in the range of £24,316 to £27,600 (inclusive of all allowances)

Permanent, Full-time

Location: Ashtead National Nature Reserve

This is an exciting opportunity to be at the forefront of managing one of the UK’s finest wood pasture landscapes and the ancient trees, woodland, scrub grassland and heritage features it contains. Ashtead Common is a 200-hectare National Nature Reserve managed by a small team of Rangers in partnership with the local community.

Trees and Landscaping Officer - North Northamptonshire Council

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Hours: 37.00

Salary: £28,226 - £30,095

Working Pattern: Permanent

Location: Lammas Road, Corby

We are looking to appoint a Trees and Landscaping Officer to join a motivated team in an ambitious council that has set its sights on delivering high quality services and becoming an Employer of Choice.

We may be a new unitary authority, but we have bold ambitions. Formed in April 2021, we have a great opportunity to do things differently and create an exciting future for our local communities.

Assistant Ranger - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £19,265 - £20,290 pro-rata, per annum
Work Location: Central Countryside Sites, Crabwood Depot, Winchester
Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2023
The Countryside Service Central Sites Team works closely with the local community to manage and improve the nature reserves and green spaces around Central Hampshire. Sites include Danebury Iron Age Hill Fort SSSI and SAM, Crab Wood SSSI, Pitt Down, Farley Mount and Shawford Down amongst others, all managed with both wildlife and visitors in mind balancing the needs of conservation and recreation.

Senior Arboricultural Surveyor x 2 - BWB Consulting Limited

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Salary: Excellent salary + benefits

Job Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire / Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

Job Type: Permanent

BWB is a multi-award-winning engineering and environmental design consultancy with a proven reputation for technical excellence and exceptional client satisfaction. We’re rated Platinum Investors In People (IIP), a prestigious accolade that demonstrates our commitment to our people and establishes us as an employer of choice. We invest in our people and ensure they have everything they need to develop a fantastic career.

Tree Operative - Colchester Borough Council

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The Council are seeking a Tree Operative who can support the Tree Operative Team Leader to undertake arboricultural work on Council tree stock throughout the borough.

As an essential member of the Neighbourhood Services ‘Greening’ Team, you will use and maintain chainsaws, chippers and arboricultural equipment to undertake tree work operations including dealing with emergency work, crown lifting low hanging branches, removing dead wood and dead trees, removal of epicormic growth, formative pruning of young trees, as well as assisting with woodland management tasks such as coppicing, hedge laying and tree planting.

Tree Operative Team Leader - Colchester Borough Council

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Colchester Borough Council is committed to delivering high-quality and accessible services to residents, visitors and businesses. They are a local government authority providing a diverse range of public and commercial services across Colchester, the second largest district in Essex.

Colchester Borough Council is responsible for the management of 15,000 trees growing within their parks and open spaces, and 66ha of woodland distributed across their countryside sites. They also provide an inspection and maintenance service for Essex County Council involving trees on the public highway.

Environmental Officer - Gwynedd Council

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1 post Mid Wales

Salary: S4 SCP 32-34 (£29,636 - £31,371)

Locations: Mid Wales: Llandrindod, Newtown, Aberaeron

The successful applicants will manage and implement a range of soft estate inspections, ecological surveys, environmental asset inventory and environmental maintenance activities for the trunk road network in accordance with Welsh Government requirements.

Collections Gardener - National Trust for Scotland

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Hours: 40

Location: Inverewe Garden

Salary range: £24,252 - £25,877 pro-rata, per annum

Inverewe is a garden of outstanding horticultural importance, recognised internationally for its extensive plant collections. Created by Osgood Mackenzie in the late 19th century, it has been in NTS ownership since 1952. Here, exotic plants flourish in a challenging northern landscape of spectacular mountain and coast.

Wildscapes Contracts Manager - Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £33,299.63 Programme Manager Grade, plus +9% non contributory pension scheme

Hours: Full time 37.5 hours / Contract: Permanent subject to business performance

Location: This role will be based at Victoria Hall, Stafford Road, Sheffield, S2 2SF with delivery at locations across Sheffield & Rotherham and further afield.

The successful candidate will be an experienced leader excited to help develop the business. They will support the Business Development Manager and the broader team in ensuring that Wildscapes CIC is a progressive social enterprise with an excellent reputation, delivering for people, wildlife, the natural environment, and Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust.

Naturally Native Project Officer - Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum

Full Time

Fixed term contract, 1.5 Years

The Wildlife Trusts in the North East (Durham, Northumberland and Tees Valley) have brought together a wide range of organisations to restore water vole populations across the North East of England. The Naturally Native project is tackling the 2 major causes of water vole decline, predation by American mink, an introduced non-native species, and habitat fragmentation

Community Wildlife Officer - Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £23100 per annum

Contract type: Fixed-term 2 years

Working hours: Full time (37.5 hrs p.w.)

Location: Based from the Margrove Heritage Centre and working with communities in Stockton-on-Tees.

Nextdoor Nature is a nationwide project being delivered by the Wildlife Trusts with funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. You will reach out and support a broad spectrum of individuals and groups within Stockton’s communities, connecting and motivating them to take action for nature and making better places to live, learn and work. With your support, people will take care of places that matter to them, in ways that are right for them.

Landscape Operative / Gardener - Maydencroft

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This is a full time position, working Monday-Friday 40 hours a week

The sites are located across Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Berkshire therefore, a willingness to travel between these locations is essential. ​

We are looking for a Landscape and Environment Operative to join our Estates Team and assist with the ongoing management of a suite of sites including country parks, designated landscapes and impressive grounds and gardens of private residences.

Contracts Manager - Maydencroft

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45 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Based from our Letchworth office you will be responsible for: Pricing, Planning and managing projects and imparting your knowledge to climbers and apprentices; Line management of your team and responsibility for maintaining their work schedules; Using our modern and extensive kit, your experienced teams will be undertaking a wide variety of interesting and challenging work; Managing and advising clients effectively for their budget allocations, developing their sites with an environmental focus; Alongside general tree works, you will be managing large biodiversity improvement projects and will work with clients to plan and deliver arboricultural works that benefit the environment.

Lead Ranger - Yorkshire Water

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Salary: £28,800 - £36,000 (depending on experience) + 25 days hols + 8 BH + Pension + Company Car

Location: Livingstone House, Leeds / hybrid working

As one of the largest landowners in Yorkshire and the UK, Yorkshire Water has a total holding of 30,518 hectares. Across this land holding we provide car parks, footpaths, bridleways, and a wealth of recreational opportunities for our visitors to come and enjoy our land and what it has to offer.

John o’ Groats Trail Developer - Association of Northern Trails Scotland

Salary: £31,907-35,000 depending on experience
2 Year Fixed Term Contract (extension dependent on funding)
Trail Location: East Coast of Caithness, Sutherland, and Easter Ross, plus Inverness.

A rare opportunity to build a new long-distance walking trail. Help complete the “missing link” in the walking route to John o’ Groats. You will lead a small charity’s efforts to make the John o’ Groats Trail ready for a generation of walkers from around the world… to explore the Far North of Scotland and to complete the journey of a lifetime.

Countryside Ranger - London Borough of Barking & Dagenham

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Salary Min: £25,137

Salary Max: £26,520

The role is based at the Discovery Centre in Eastbrookend Country Park but will also including the management of The Chase Local Nature Reserve, Beam Valley Country Park and the Beam Parklands. You be a champion for our parks and open spaces and be the ‘friendly face’ of the Council and Ranger Service. To provide a visible and approachable site presence and act as the main point of contact for the local community, visitors and other service users. Develop, promote and deliver a creative and imaginative programme of community focused education and outreach activities, including environmental education, nature conservation, community engagement, volunteering, health improvement and play.

College Lake Reserve Warden - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £23,850 - £25,200 per annum

Contract: Permanent, 35 hours a week

Based: College Lake Nature Reserve, Bucks. (Nr. Tring, Herts.)

College Lake is the main visitor site for the Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust and has a busy visitor centre, with over 40,000 visitors a year. As a result, the site has high impact on the Trust’s reputation and profile. This role will involve working with both land management and visitor centre employees, existing volunteer teams and contractors to ensure top notch land management of sites and visitor experiences.

Rights of Way Officer - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £27,009 - £30,101 per annum
Work Location: River Hamble Country Park (Southampton), Queen Elizabeth Country Park (Horndean) OR Basing House (Basingstoke) - Please state your location preference in your application
Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Permanent
We are looking to recruit 3 new Rights of Way Officers to come onboard. Joining an Area Access Team, you will undertake the direct management of public rights of way, access to areas of open country and other forms of public access to the countryside including the Service’s own sites. You will ensure that this access is protected, maintained, developed and promoted to a high standard in accordance with the Countryside Access Plan priorities, within budget and in line with the legislation.

Community Engagement Ranger - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £21,778 - £24,476 per annum

Work Location: River Hamble Ranger Depot, Bursledon

Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Permanent

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. You will be expected to develop partnerships and build opportunities for local communities and user groups to improve access to the countryside.

Peatland Work Supervisor - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Salary range: £25,641-£27,056

Location: Aberdeenshire/Tayside. There is flexibility to live in neighbouring regions and commute to site visits in these areas.

Sectors: Land management, carbon, conservation & wildlife, water & hydrology

Do you want to be involved in guiding the future of peatland restoration across Scotland’s forests and land? Are you looking to change career to a more practically focused job, with lots of opportunity to work outdoors in Scotland’s beautiful rural landscape? We’re looking for enthusiastic, practical, creative, forward-thinking people to join our Regional team in the East of Scotland. Our peatland team come from a variety of backgrounds and have a crucial role in Scotland’s response to the Climate Emergency

Management Planning Consultant - Restoring Cheltenham's Escarpment Grasslands

Gloucestershire

Part-time

The Restoring Cheltenham’s Escarpment Grasslands project needs a Management Plan for 100 ha of publically owned grassland and woodland of high value for nature and landscape and with much public use. The plan will build on an existing document and utilize the expertise of the project’s Steering Group to develop its main themes and proposals. Help is needed to ensure that this input is of high quality and to convert it into a structured plan and an associated work programme.

London Catchment Officer - South East Rivers Trust

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Are you a natural leader and communicator with a passion for the water environment? Come and join our friendly team at the South East Rivers Trust (SERT) working to achieve healthy river ecosystems for all across the South East of England.

We are looking for a new London Catchment Officer to join our dynamic team. The role is at the heart of being able to achieve our vision as it brings together groups of stakeholders and members of the community to take a catchment based approach in understanding their local river, identifying issues that are impacting rivers and catchments, and working together to find and implement solutions that will improve the health of the water environment.

Activity Instructor - Welsh Water

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Work type: Casual

Salary Range: £10.73 p/h

Base: Llyn Brenig

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water keeps 3 million people healthy each day with safe drinking water and takes away wastewater to clean, before returning it safely to our beautiful rivers and seas. When you work for Welsh Water, you’ll be joining a company full of passionate individuals, who take pride in their work and the business. In return, our dedicated teams are supported, encouraged, nurtured, developed and rewarded.

Woodland Creation Officer - 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. This acceleration in current planting rates in England will contribute to meeting the net-zero by 2050 ambitions, and to government’s wider environmental targets.

Our staff engagement levels are consistently well above the Civil Service average and staff turnover is well below. We value our people, we look after them, and we will look after you. We hope you will join us for the challenge.

Ecologist - Maydencroft

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This is a full time position working 40 hours a week. The position has the option to be based from any one of our offices in Hitchin (Hertfordshire), Letchworth (Hertfordshire) and Dorney (Berkshire), with the potential for remote working.
​We are delighted to be offering an exciting opportunity for an Ecologist paying £25,000-£30,000 plus overtime, to join the consultancy team at Maydencroft Limited. We are a small, close knit group of ecological, arboricultural, landscape and forestry consultants working as an integral part of a larger organisation which includes arborists, foresters, estate managers, grounds and landscape operatives and farmers.

Catchment Management Officer, Kent & East Sussex - Southern Water

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Location: Office based 2-3 days per week as required.

Permanent- Full time

Salary: Up to £34,500 depending upon experience

As the Catchment Officer for Kent & East Sussex, you’ll work as part of a team on a range of initiatives, focussed on engagement with farmers and land managers in our priority catchments. This is a key role with responsibility to help deliver the Company\'s commitment to protect water quality at source in the upstream catchments.

Nature Based Solutions Senior Officer - Southern Water

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Permanent- full time

Location: Hybrid working, office based 2/3 days per week as required.

Salary: £39, 800 per annum depending on skills and experience.

As the Nature Based Solutions Senior Officer, you will work to protect and enhance the natural processes in our catchments in West Sussex and across our supply area. Collaborating with a wide range of stakeholders you will lead the delivery of habitat and ecosystem focused initiatives to support a clean, healthy and resilient water environment.

Estate Forester - Kinnordy Farms Partnership

Kinnordy Estate, Angus

Hours – Full time

Compensation: Dependent on experience,

Accommodation: Could be provided as part of a package.

Description of role: To maintain and manage Estate woodland as directed by the Estate Manager and/ or the Forestry Advisor; Planting of young trees as required; Works to control invasive species, including spraying; Landscaping as required, to include driveway repairs and small fencing repairs; Survey and inspect trees, managing safety issues as they arise.

Wilder Nottingham Officer (Nextdoor Nature) - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £25,061.58, pro rata

Contract: This is a full time, fixed term role for two years.

Location: Based at our very recently modernised head offices at The Old Ragged School, Brook Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EA, you’ll form part of our amazing People and Nature Team.

Working alongside the Wildlife Trusts and the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Nextdoor Nature will see thousands of people across the UK empowered to lead action for wildlife within their communities. What does this mean? It means we are looking for a Wilder Nottingham Officer to nurture and empower communities across Nottingham to help themselves take action for nature and the climate.

South West Regional Support Officer (D&G) - Scottish Land & Estates

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£25-27K (21 hours pro rata), working from home, with travel across the Dumfries & Galloway

Are you passionate about using your relationship-building expertise to help rural Scotland thrive? Our member estates, farms and other rural businesses provide economic, social and environmental benefits to one of Scotland’s most important assets – the countryside. You’ll help increase the profile of our organisation, build relationships, and support our members’ businesses.

3 x Peatland Restoration Forester - Forestry & Land Scotland

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Salary Range: £28,678-£30,762

Locations: 2 x Dumfries & Galloway, 1 x Lochaber & Mull

37 hours per week - Permanent (part time working may be considered for this role)

Do you want to be involved in guiding the future of peatland restoration across Scotland’s forests and land? You will work as part of a Regional delivery team, to manage all stages of the restoration process on a number of project areas each year. Working with the wider regional team of foresters and national team of peatland restoration staff, you will prepare site restoration plans, procure and oversee management of contractors and monitor and report on progress. You will ensure the work is carried out in a safe, environmentally sustainable, legally compliant and efficient manner.

Senior Project Manager - Operation Turtle Dove - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in Eastern or Southern England
Salary: £33,600.00 - £37,275.00
Duration: 3-year contract with a view to permanent (subject to funding)
Hours: 37.5 hours per week.

The Turtle Dove is England's fastest declining bird and one of the RSPB's highest species recovery priorities in England. Operation Turtle Dove is working to deliver land management advice, conservation science, species monitoring, policy advocacy and international work on the flyway. We need a Senior Project Manager to co-ordinate this work.

Grounds Person - University of Gloucestershire

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Full-time and part-time applications will be considered.

Set in the heart of the Cotswolds, we pride ourselves on the facilities and outdoor spaces that we offer our students and employees. We are now recruiting for a Grounds person to join the Estates Department to continue to the maintain and improve the appearance of the Universities grounds, providing an efficient and effective service to sports and recreational areas.

Estate Worker - Orkney Reserves - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Scotland - Orkney

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

Hours: Full-Time role, 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

The role will be focused on helping us to improve the habitats across our reserves and keeping our reserve structures well maintained. You’ll be coming into the team at an exciting time when we are looking to grow our habitat management work, and you will be a key player in our ability to do this. Work on the ground will include topping of vegetation, repairing and building fences, keeping our hides, signs and paths in good condition, driving tractors and quad bikes, cutting paths with brushcutters, herbicide spraying or weedwiping invasive plants, and cutting back scrub.

Policy Officer - Water - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in UK
Salary: £28,420 - £31,529 Per Annum

Much of the UK's wildlife depends on wetland habitats, and poor water quality has a huge impact on nature. How we manage our water environment in the coming decades will play a central role in determining whether we can halt declines in nature and combat and adapt to climate change. This role will support the RSPB's water policy work, including efforts to improve water quality, secure more support for natural flood management and improve the resilience of our rivers and wetlands to climate change.

Partnership Project Officer - Suffolk County Council

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£27,514 pro rata

Part time, 23 hours per week

Fixed term for 2.5 years

Do you have recent experience of working with a wide range of delivery partners and diverse audiences? Would you like to work with a small team in an incredibly varied and rewarding role? Are you passionate about making a positive difference to heritage, and for communities in the Brecks? Do you also have recent experience of delivering externally funded heritage focussed projects? The Norfolk and Suffolk Brecks is a very special part of East Anglia with a unique heritage. Working with partners, communities and volunteers, the Brecks Fen Edge and Rivers (BFER) Landscape Partnership will deliver 24 key projects to explore and celebrate its diverse landscape and history.

Senior Policy Officer - Water - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in UK
Salary: £33,600.00 - £37,275.00 Per Annum
This is a Permanent, Full-Time role; however we are open to applications from candidates who would look to conduct this role on a part-time, pro-rata basis. The successful candidate can be based flexibly, however regular travel to London and Bedfordshire will be required.

Key aspects of the role include: Developing credible policy positions based on sound science and evidence; Developing influencing strategies that will achieve results; Undertaking advocacy and communicating persuasively to target decision makers; Coalition campaigning and communications; Building and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders; and helping to plan and coordinate work across different teams and disciplines to ensure we influence policy decisions in each of the four UK countries.

Operations Officer – 2 Posts - NatureScot

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Permanent - 35 hours

Starting salary £33,370

Location: Stirling, Edinburgh or Cupar

Working as part of the Forth Area team the post holder will help deliver NatureScot’s priorities relating to nature restoration, climate change and the creation of nature rich places. Helping to deliver our new corporate plan objectives of protecting, restoring and valuing nature, the post will be involved with a diverse range of tasks including the provision of our advice to local authorities, key agencies, developers, land managers and others.

Dartmoor Green Recovery Project Manager - South West Lakes Trust

Logo: South West Lakes Trust

Base: Burrator Reservoir with flexible remote working, also required to travel to various sites across Dartmoor including Venford Reservoir

Type: Fixed term 01 May 2022 - 31 March 2025

Hours: 37.5 hours per week on a flexible basis; normal working hours will include weekends, Bank Holidays and some evenings.

Salary: £27,000 - £28,361 per annum

Working with South West Water (SWW) and SW Lakes (SWL) to deliver Water Industry Green Recovery Programme obligations on SWW landholdings, you will develop and deliver interventions to enhance biodiversity and restore land to improve catchment management and drinking water protected areas on rivers and headwaters in the Dartmoor National Park area. By working with stakeholders, employees, partners and funders, you will deliver nature based benefits for the environment, which will contribute towards overall raw water quality and improved habitat conditions. You will also look for opportunities to partner with neighbouring landowners for wider benefit.

Wakefield Countryside Activities Officer (part-time) - Open Country

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Based in Wakefield. Part-time (20 hours per week).

£24,500 pro rata, based on a 40-hour week. Fixed term, three-year contract.

Open Country is an inspirational Yorkshire-based charity with Hubs in Wakefield and Harrogate. We seek to enable people with any form of disability to access and enjoy the countryside. We achieve this through a diverse programme of countryside activities and the provision of information and advice.

Wakefield Countryside Activities Officer (full-time) - Open Country

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Based in Wakefield. Full-time (40 hours per week).

£24,500 per annum. Fixed term, three-year contract.

Following a recent successful bid to the National Lottery, we wish to develop our Wakefield offer. You would be working at the heart of this dynamic charity, within a small, professional and above all, friendly team. You would be responsible for developing our walking, nature conservation and weekend outings activities in the district, including some volunteer management, plus vehicle management.

Conservation Grazing Manager - National Trust

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Location: North Devon Coast & Countryside Office, Baggy Point, Croyde, EX33 1PA

Contract Type: Permanent Contract

Salary: £25,662 per annum

Are you committed to do more for nature and climate action? We are looking for a passionate and engaging person with experience or a willingness to gain new skills in conservation grazing. This is an exciting opportunity at one of the Trust’s priority locations for nature recovery, at a pivotal time for the organization as we make significant steps together.

Greenspace Officer - Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council

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£25,419 - £28,226 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

As a relatively young but one of the largest local councils in England, Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council is dynamic, progressive and growing. Our vision is to make Sutton Coldfield an even cleaner, greener, safer and more vibrant place in which to live, work and to enjoy.

This is an exciting opportunity for a community-focused and experienced Greenspace Officer to help us deliver our goals and serve the needs of residents, businesses, and visitors alike.

Canvey Wick Community Warden - Buglife

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Part time 3 days / week

Fixed term to 31 March 2025

Salary: £16,252.24 (£27,087.06 pa, prorated)

Location: Pitsea, South Essex (RSPB South Essex Marshes Office)

Are you passionate about wildlife and sharing your experiences to inspire others? Buglife is recruiting a Community Warden for Canvey Wick, a former oil refinery that has been reclaimed by nature. This incredible site is now home to thousands of species including the Shrill Carder Bee, Nightingale and Scarce Emerald Damselfly.

Estates Worker / Gardener - Hestercombe Gardens Trust

Taunton, Somerset

£21,525 pa . 23 days holidays per year. Full time permanent post- 39 hours per week.

Do you love being outside? Even when it is raining? Would you like to come and join our estates team?

We are a small dedicated team that cover a very large and diverse area, including 4 historic gardens, small woodland areas and wildflower meadows. We are looking for someone with at least 2-3 years experience of estate or garden work.

Tree Officer - LiveWest Homes

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We are looking for a Tree Officer to manage our extensive tree stock, while dealing with incoming enquiries from residents, colleagues and stakeholders in line with our Tree Management Plan.

On a day to day basis, you will specify and schedule tree works and manage arboricultural contractors and consultants. You will carry out cyclical and reactive risk management surveys and identify, plan and deliver new tree planting projects. You will be working with our customers on a regular basis, therefore, customer service must be at the heart of everything you do.

This role is being offered on a full time permanent basis. You will be field based, with the option of working in Exeter, Camborne or Weston-Super-Mare.

Senior Specialist Marine Ornithologist - Natural England

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Contract: Permanent / Fixed Term

Salary: £32,438

Location: National role – the successful candidate can work from any NE office, with some home-working

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to be part of a growing team of ornithological specialists in the Birds team. The Birds team provides casework advice on marine, coastal and terrestrial ornithology to support sustainable development, as well as advising on designations, conservation advice and condition assessment of protected sites.

RSNE Red Squirrel Project Officer - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

The post is offered initially on a 12 month contract with any extension dependent on further funding.

The role is for 35 hours a week. The salary starts at £23,200 to £26,312 per annum

We are looking for a confident, innovative and enthusiastic person to join our Re Squirrel Team. The purpose of the role is to oversee grey squirrel management planning, contract delivery and monitoring to defined red squirrel conservation needs.

Responsibilities include representing the RSNE project including delivering talks to the public and liaising with landowners and other stakeholders and recruiting new landowners to promote the benefits of environmental grant schemes.

Marine Ornithology Specialist - Natural England

Logo: Natural England

Contract: Permanent / Fixed Term

Salary: £26,224

Location: National role – the successful candidate can work from any NE office, with some home-working

We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic professional to be part of a growing team of ornithological specialists in the Birds team. The Birds team provides casework advice on marine, coastal and terrestrial ornithology to support sustainable development, as well as advising on designations, conservation advice and condition assessment of protected sites.

Head of Land Management - Severn Rivers Trust

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Position type: Permanent Salary: £34,000 - £43,734 per annum (9% employer pension contribution)

A rare opportunity has arisen for a motivated individual, with a genuine passion for all things environmental conservation, to join our senior Management Team, as Head of Land Management. We are looking for somebody with the ambition, creativity, work ethic and experience necessary to confidently lead our highly skilled Land Management Team into our next strategic period.

River Restoration Officer - Severn Rivers Trust

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Position type: Full time, fixed term until September 2024 with the view to securing an extension

Officer Salary: £21,869.00 – £27,336.00 plus 9% employer pension contribution

River degradation and poor ecological resilience is sadly a common theme in our rivers; and the Severn catchment is no exception. Here at Severn Rivers Trust, we are committed to making a difference on a whole catchment scale and underpinning our work with the Catchment Based Approach. Our expanding team of professional land management and river restoration specialists, work with landowners up and down the catchment to develop and deliver diverse and exciting programmes of work, that help to build ecological resilience into our catchment.

Assistant River Restoration Officer - Severn Rivers Trust

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Position type: Full time, fixed term until September 2024 with the view to securing an extension

Assistant Salary: £19,432.00 - 22,000.00 plus 9% employer pension contribution

Passionate about rivers and freshwater ecology? Have a proven track record in river restoration and conservation delivery? We’re hiring and looking for a highly skilled, motivated and experienced individuals to join our River Restoration team. We’re looking to recruit Assistant River Restoration Officers in both the Severn Vale and Warwickshire Avon catchments.

GIS Officer - Sheffield & Rotherham Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £24,859.99 (pro rata)+ 9% employee pension contribution entitlement

The GIS Officer will: Carry out GIS mapping of SRWT Nature Reserves and project sites, contributing to the work of the trusts monitoring and evidence team; Supporting trust staff, including non-expert users, in adopting and utilising GIS in their day to day roles, including carrying out inductions, training and establishing and maintaining forums for peer to peer support; Ensure SRWT’s GIS systems are maintained, updated, and relevant licenses are kept up to date.

Woodland Creation Officer - Nottinghamshire County Council

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£28,226 - £32,798 per annum

Location- County Hall West Bridgford NG2 7QP

Can you help us to meet the challenge of creating at least 250ha of new, multi-purpose woodland in Nottinghamshire, home of the legendary Sherwood Forest?

This post offers an exciting opportunity to work with Greenwood Community Forest and partners to deliver the England’s Community Forests’ Trees for Climate programme in Nottinghamshire.

Project Officer - RSPB

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Location: Glasgow office and home

Salary: £23,939.00 - £26,558.00 Per Annum

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised individual with a passion for working with people to join our Giving Nature a Home project in Glasgow.

The Giving Nature a Home (GNaH) project empowers people to take conservation action across Glasgow and Edinburgh to make our cities greener, healthier, and wilder

Director - Essex and Suffolk Rivers Trust

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£43,000 to £45,000 p.a. pro rata for 3 days per week negotiable

We are seeking a new Director to build on our success and growth and bring us to the next level of our ambitions, achievements and delivery. You will have qualities and experience in leadership, strategic management, financial and business acumen, high level partnership engagement and excellent communication , fundraising, project development skills. A passion for improving our rivers and wetlands is essential. Knowledge and understanding of water, land management and conservation issues would be an advantage.

Learning Officer – Family and Early Years Lead - Avon Wildlife Trust

£23,000-26,000 pro rata, part time 4 days/week – fixed 1 year

Can you enable children and families to explore, learn about and take action for nature? Can you inspire and support people trying to make a difference for people and wildlife?

We are looking a motivated and experienced playworker or environmental educator to join our Community & Engagement team as our Family & Early Years Lead. In this role you will take a lead role in developing and delivering our work with young families and the organisations supporting them.

Nature Reserves Manager - Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

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The new post of Nature Reserves Manager will play a critical role in ensuring our existing nature reserves are effectively and efficiently managed across Warwickshire, Coventry and Solihull. Taking responsibility for all operational aspects of our nature reserves and reserves team, you will ensure our sites are in a good condition for wildlife and welcoming, safe and engaging places for people too. Making the best use of the resources we have to do that, this role will innovate, lead and develop positive opportunities on reserves for volunteers, strengthen our work with stakeholders and implement evidence based management plans to achieve our work.

Senior Estate Worker - Dorset Council

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Location: Blandford

Salary: £19,264 - £20,043

Permanent - 37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity is available for a Senior Estate Worker. One position based in Blandford Forum in North Dorset Covering the whole of the North Dorset area.

The successful candidates will demonstrate a passion for and knowledge of management and access to the countryside. This understanding will be underpinned by a wide range of practical skills in habitat management and experience of working with volunteers and the public.

Youth Volunteering Coordinator (Nature Nurtures) - London Wildlife Trust

Salary: £30,961

Tenure: Full time, fixed-term contract until May 2024

Location: London Wildlife Trust nature reserves across London and our headquarters (Dean Bradley House, 52 Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF). Travel and work from our nature reserves is a key part of the role.

Do you love nature and working outdoors? Are you passionate about inspiring and working with young people to take action for wildlife and the environment?

Adviser (Environment and Land Use) - National Farmers Union

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2 vacancies (Exeter SW and Petersfield SE), with hybrid working

Job type: Full time, Permanent

Hours: 35

Salary: circa £38,000 per annum, depending on experience+ Company car provision

These roles will provide skilled professional guidance and technical support to NFU members on a range of environmental, land use, climate change and planning issues affecting farmers and growers across the counties of the South West/South East. Acting as a lead member of staff for your region, the Environment and Land Use Adviser will maintain relationships with key stakeholders such as Local Authorities, National Parks, government agencies, water companies and many more organisations who have an influence on land use. This role is a key element of the regional team and will provide expert support and guidance to the south west and south east teams and our democratic structures, as well as maintaining a close working relationship with advisers in our headquarters.

Living Collection Keeper - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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WWT London Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week working 5 days out of 7 including weekends, public holidays and some evenings on a rota basis

£21,001.50 per annum

WWT London Wetland Centre is looking for a proactive individual to join our Living Collections Team. You will have a keen interest in birds and animals with hands-on experience of their care, and will play a key part in engaging visitors in our collection species, and WWT’s wider conservation work, through the delivery of walks and talks.

Botanical Advisor - Plantlife International

Logo: Plantlife

Salary: £31,000 per annum

Hours: 35 hours per week

Base: Home with travel across the UK

Are you an experienced field botanist with a passion for enabling people to restore and manage their land? Would you like to join Plantlife’s team of Advisors, providing specialist botanical advice across England, especially to ensure species potential? If you can answer ‘yes’ to these questions, then we would like to hear from you.

Immersive Volunteer - National Trust South Downs West

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Hours: up to 30 hpw
Contract Length: up to 12 months
Want to help some of the UK’s rarest habitats not only survive, but thrive? The South Downs West team are offering an immersive volunteer experience helping look after some of the most spectacular sites in the South Downs, including the highest point of the National Park, SSSI heathland, chalk downland, lowland meadow, and wet woodland created by beavers.

Operations Officer - Central Scotland Projects & Partnerships - NatureScot

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35 hours

Permanent position

Starting salary £33,370

Location: Central Scotland

You will contribute to delivering NatureScot’s objectives through partnership work across central Scotland. This will involve a close focus on engagement in partnerships and projects around nature and climate change with local authorities, key agencies, NGOs and other partners.

Research Assistants (Uplands) - The Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust

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Contract: Paid, full time

Duration: Initial five-year contracts

Location: Office based in Eggleston, Co. Durham

Salary: £18-25k, dependent on experience

This is an opportunity to work within a small team of conservation biologists dedicated to wildlife management and habitat restoration within the English uplands. The post-holders will assist in delivering a varied programme of work that will include studies of population dynamics and habitat use amongst moorland birds, including counts of both red and black grouse and their intestinal parasites that will continue our long-term datasets which began in the 1980s. The posts will also include assisting with long-term field experiments that consider the roles of heather burning and cutting on the vegetation, hydrology and invertebrate communities of blanket peat and the impacts of heather beetle on ericaceous swards.

Partnership Officer - White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

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£29,192 minimum to £33,569 maximum per annum

Full Time - Permanent

White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

The White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (WCCP) was created to care for the special landscapes and wildlife of the Dover and Folkestone and Hythe Districts, and to help people enjoy them.

This is an excellent opportunity for an outgoing, enthusiastic and committed countryside professional to lead on the delivery of our management agreement at Fort Burgoyne, Dover, and other sites across the two districts.

Ecologists – Inverness - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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

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

Atmos Consulting is a successful independent environmental and planning consultancy, that has been at the heart of the net-zero economy for fifteen years supporting our clients to realise their project goals.

Senior Project Officer – Haringey - The Conservation Volunteers

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Based at Railway Fields LNR, Haringey, London (N4 1ES)

35 hours per week

Salary: £22,000 plus London Weighting of £3881.67 per annum

For over ten years, TCV has worked in partnership with the London Borough of Haringey (LBH), offering volunteering outreach programmes, education sessions for local schools and managing Railway Fields Nature Reserve and many other green spaces throughout the borough.

We are looking to employ a Senior Project Officer who will take a lead role in managing our partnership with the LBH and work to further strengthen this valuable partnership into the future.

Farm Conservation Adviser - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

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Fixed Term until March 2024. 

Full-time 37 hours per week
Location: Grassington office near Skipton, with the potential for some home working and at our other office in Bainbridge.
Ideally, you will be educated to at least level 6 (degree level) in a relevant conservation or environmental subject, though other qualifications may be acceptable if a high level of knowledge and experience of farm conservation can be demonstrated.
Having at least 2-years of experience of providing advice and support on current agri-environment schemes to farmers and land managers, in addition to an understanding of upland farming and land management is essential.



Temporary Field Surveyors (Tree Health) - Acres Wild Woodlands Ltd

Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire, North Berkshire, Hertfordshire, Essex and NW/N/NE London

Self employed surveyor opportunities! Join our dedicated team for ground survey of oak trees for oak processionary moth nests on behalf of the Forestry Commission. Work starts 13th June, 40 hours a week for an anticipated 10 to 12 weeks, with the possibility of extension and of joining our winter survey. Also potential opportunities to survey for other tree pests and diseases at other times of the year. £120 a day/ £15 an hour.

Victoria Park Volunteer and Training Co-ordinator - Portsmouth City Council

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Location: Civic Offices Guildhall Walk Portsmouth

Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term

Salary: £22,223 - £25,927 Per Annum

We recently secured funding from the National lottery Heritage Fund to develop a project to restore and improve Victoria Park in Portsmouth. As a result, we are looking to appoint an organised, enthusiastic and committed Volunteer and Training Coordinator to join the project team and assist with the delivery of the project’s Activity Plan. You will be responsible for implementing the council’s existing Volunteering Policy and Good Practise Guide within Victoria Park, including the recruitment, supervision and appraisal process for a diverse range of volunteers, as well as managing the event diary for Victoria Park to ensure there are varied events available for different audiences.

Trapper Team Leader - RSPB

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Location: Orkney Native Wildlife Project - Kirkwall Office
Salary: £26,180.00 - £29,043.00 Per Annum
Duration: 21 months - Ideally July 2022 start
This is a Fixed term Contract for 21 months for 37.5 hours per week.

Your time will be split between field work and team management. You will be joining an existing team of trappers and must be able to work with a professional attitude in a diverse team. You will help to plan and prioritise the trap teams activities, working alongside the operations manager to deliver the trapping programme and adapt as necessary to ensure project priorities are delivered. You will be responsible for ensuring your team has all the necessary equipment, is motivated and capable and has a well-balanced workload.

Nature Reserves Officer - The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

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Salary: £20,200 permanent contract

Location: mainly out on our fantastic nature reserves across Swansea, Neath-Port Talbot & Carmarthenshire with some home working .

Hours: 35 per week with flexi/ TOIL

We need a practical and competent wildlife-enthusiast who can support the management of our nature reserves. The role is varied and will take you to internationally, nationally, and locally important habitats and nature reserves across South and West Wales, carrying out a diverse range of habitat and estates management activities. Engaging positively with our volunteers, partners & stakeholders you will be contributing to the delivery of WTSWWs new strategy taking action for nature and people.

Fieldwork Manager - Wild Things

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Full time, 35 hours per week

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per annum depending on experience

Location: Findhorn Village Centre, Church Place, Findhorn, IV36 3YR

Wild Things is an award-winning environmental education charity working in the Northeast of Scotland since 2003. The Fieldwork Manager is an essential part of Wild Things’ team and designs, organises and delivers an exciting and diverse schedule of environmental education, conservation and training activities. The Fieldwork Manager plays a critical role in ensuring the reliable and efficient delivery of our activities against the various requirements of our participants, clients, funders and other stakeholders. In addition, it is the Fieldwork Manager’s role to maintain the highest possible standards for the delivery of our outdoor activities and contribute to the on-going growth of our reputation as a leading provider of environmental education activities.

Green Social Prescribing Officer - RSPB

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Location: Dearne Valley - Old Moor

Salary: £21,662.00 - £23,987.00 Pro Rata

Duration: 6 month duration, 7.5 hours pw, 1 midweek day pw (flexible)

We are looking for an energetic and creative person to join our team at RSPB Old Moor to help communities and individuals deepen their connection with nature and be active in restoring, protecting and enhancing it through Green Social Prescribing (GSP). We are recruiting a GSP officer to lead an exciting pilot at Old Moor to explore the potential within the RSPB and the impacts of delivering GSP at reserves.

Data & Administration Officer - North Pennines AONB

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£26,446 to £30,095 pro rata (22.5 hours per week)

We are looking for someone to assist our ambitious new project to establish more trees and scrub in our landscape by providing admin support to the team, including assisting with woodland creation grant applications, mapping and organising woodland creation data, and some simple communication work. The post is temporary until 31 March 2025.

Conservation Office/Estate Operative - Claxton Manor Estate

A conservation focussed 1,000 acre south Norfolk Estate requires an experienced and practical worker to join the existing team to carry out a wide range of conservation and general estate tasks throughout the year.

The estate consists of a mixture of marshland, arable and new and old woodlands and is situated in the Yare Valley on the edge of the Norfolk Broads.

Ecologist - Scotland - Bowland Ecology Ltd

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Competitive salary (£25K plus)

Bowland Ecology is a well-established and thriving ecological consultancy. Due to continued growth, we are seeking to appoint an Ecologist to our friendly and supportive team. The role will be based at our newly acquired, modern offices in central Glasgow with the option to also work from home. We pride ourselves on offering solutions and robust ecological advice based upon best practice and continual learning and development while ensuring that staff wellbeing underpins all that we do.

Countryside Ranger - Dartford Borough Council

Logo: Dartford Borough Council

Salary: £20,591 PA rising to £22,485 PA following 12 months satisfactory performance

37 hours per week. Monday – Friday.

Permanent

Location: Kent

We are seeking to recruit a Countryside Ranger to work within a small team, to be a first point of contact for customers, contractors and partnership officers in Dartford’s Greenspaces. To actively participate with the daily maintenance, health and safety, help deliver and organise events, supervise conservation volunteers and community payback in their delivery of practical tasks. To help Dartford Borough Council improve biodiversity by restoring and improving a wide range of habitats from lowland heathland, SSSI Chalk grassland and SSSI Ancient woodland, amongst a range of other interesting habitats.

Woodland & Tree Officer - North Pennines AONB Partnership

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£31,895 to £35,336 (pro rata)

We are looking for confident and experienced conservation professionals to help us meet some ambitious targets for tree establishment in the North Pennines AONB and the Yorkshire Dales National Park until the end of March 2025. Three new woodland and tree officers, working in County Durham (North Pennines AONB) and Cumbria (North Pennines AONB and Yorkshire Dales National Park), will advise land managers on appropriate woodland creation, tree planting and natural regeneration schemes. You will help land managers with scheme design, sources of funding and contractors to meet our targets for tree and scrub establishment, and you will advise on the care or restructuring of existing plantations and woodlands.

Conservation / Landscape Ranger - Airlie Estates

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Full Time/Part Time, Perm.

Salary: £24,000

Airlie & Cortachy, Angus, Scotland

Airlie Estates is a rural business in the Angus Glens, at the foot of Glen Clova comprising two district land holdings and a full range of habitats from arable and livestock farmland, native and commercial woodland, freshwater and extensive upland habitats. We are seeking a Conservation / Landscape Ranger to support the delivery of the business’ environmental strategy to deliver nature-based schemes for carbon sequestration, biodiversity and climate resilience across the habitats at Airlie and Cortachy. This will include working with the management team to design a works and monitoring program, and delivery of that programme.

Senior Ecologist/Ecologist and Office/Accounts Manager - E3 Ecology Ltd

Join a small well-established specialist ecological consultancy with an excellent local reputation for providing professional, high quality work as well as developing innovative schemes for habitat creation and biodiversity enhancement.

Part Time Office/Accounts Manager £22-26k (FTE)

Senior Ecologist/Ecologist Package £25-42k

Associate Tutor - Field Studies Council

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Join the Field Studies Council and its network of natural history tutors to inspire the next generation of naturalists!

As an ‘Associate Tutor’ for the Field Studies Council, you will engage adult learners through your specialist subject. You may be involved with developing or reviewing learning materials or delivering courses to groups either in-person or via live Zoom tutorials.

If you are a professional i.e., ecologist, surveyor, researcher, PhD student or post-doc with a specific UK natural history expertise looking to expand your teaching and engagement opportunities, then this role is for you!

Skilled Operative - ATM

Boroughbridge

ATM is one of the UK’s leading landscaping, highway maintenance, fencing and vegetation management/maintenance contractors.

We are seeking to recruit several Skilled Operatives who can work on their own initiative to carry out scheduled workings on a variety of sites.

Seasonal Warden, Dolgellau - Snowdonia National Park Authority

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Salary: £19,650 – £20,852

Snowdonia National Park, Dolgellau

As a Seasonal Warden, you will play a key role in helping visitors to enjoy Snowdonia National Park whilst protecting the stunning landscape, wildlife and environment. You will also support and safeguard the interests of local residents and landowners.


Project Officer – Ready to Earn (Kent) - Royal Forestry Society

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Salary: £15,000 - £17,000 pa (£25,000 - £28,300 Full Time Equivalent).

Location: Buckholt Wood, Petham, Canterbury, Kent.

This part-time post/contract of works has been created to set up and run the ‘Ready to Earn’ project in Kent and Sussex. The project will help landowners to grow sustainable income from their woodlands and bring these woodlands into management. The Project Officer will bring stakeholders together to discuss barriers to woodland management and help them to find creative solutions to overcoming these barriers.

Senior Ecologist - Herefordshire Council

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Salary: £25,927 to £30,095
Hours: 37
Location: Herefordshire Archives and Records Centre
Contract: Permanent

In 2019 Herefordshire Council declared a climate emergency and committed to minimising our impact on the environment and aspiring to carbon neutrality by 2030. The scope of this declaration has now been broadened to encompass an ecological emergency, providing an exciting opportunity for the Natural Environment team to the lead the way in developing new initiatives across both the council and the wider county through our work with local nature partnerships.

Seasonal Warden - Betws y Coed - Snowdonia National Park Authority

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Salary of £19,650 - £20,852 per annum (depending on experience)

Betws y Coed – Snowdonia

As a Seasonal Warden, you will play a key role in helping visitors to enjoy Snowdonia National Park whilst protecting the stunning landscape, wildlife and environment. You will also support and safeguard the interests of local residents and landowners. Our warden service supports car parks, picnic sites, paths, trails and other property associated with the Park Authority, monitoring activities and helping with maintenance. Additionally, you will work with community groups and volunteers, provide information, lead guided walks and help out with educational visits.

Seasonal Warden- Pen y Pass, Snowdon - Snowdonia National Park Authority

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Salary of £19,650 – £20,852
Pen-y-Pass, Caernarfon

As a Seasonal Warden, you will play a key role in helping visitors to enjoy Snowdonia National Park whilst protecting the stunning landscape, wildlife and environment. You will also support and safeguard the interests of local residents and landowners. Our warden service supports car parks, picnic sites, paths, trails and other property associated with the Park Authority, monitoring activities and helping with maintenance. Additionally, you will work with community groups and volunteers, provide information, lead guided walks and help out with educational visits.

Coastal Engagement Warden - Urban Heath Partnership

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Coastal Engagement Warden within Poole Harbour’s Bird and Recreation Initiative (AKA BARI). You will work closely with the Project Coordinator, leading on engagement and communications targeting local recreation communities and businesses including water sports, fishermen and dog walkers. Liaising with community organisations, land managers and rangers to set up events and activities that engage diverse audiences.

Ecologists - EMEC Ecology

Logo: EMEC Ecology

Salary: From £22,500-£42,270 Dependent on Experience

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full and Part time will be considered

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

Are you an experienced Ecologist looking for a new challenge? We have an exciting opportunity for Ecologists at different levels in their careers to join our growing business and our friendly team, based at our listed offices in the heart of the creative quarter in Nottingham.

Arboricultural Consultant – Derby - Brindle & Green

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From £20,000 – £27,000 per annum (Depending on experience)

Brindle and Green are seeking a full time graduate/assistant or consultant level arboriculturist to join our Derby team. The role will involve undertaking tree surveys to BS5837:2012 standard, preparing arboricultural survey reports, Arboricultural Impact Assessments, Method Statements, and the production of technical drawings and plans.

Ecologist - JFA Environmental Planning

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Ecologist

JFA Environmental Planning are looking for an Ecologist to assist with our work in the south-east of England. We work on a wide range of projects where we are integrating nature into our project design and implementing innovative solutions. The position is based in our Ashford office in Kent, with the flexibility of home working at times. The role will entail a wide range of tasks including assisting with site visits, field surveys, translocations, supervision of contractors, desk studies and report writing.

Christmas Tree Farm Manager - Strawson Woodland

Logo: Strawson Woodland

Full time

Remuneration circa £35000 (negotiable depending upon skill set and experience)

Detached bungalow available with role

Lincolnshire Wolds AONB, United Kingdom

Do you want to work within a family owned farm producing Christmas trees for wholesale and retail markets and firewood and become a key member of the team? Are you pro-active and flexible in your approach to work? Are you experienced with Christmas tree production and take pride in producing top quality trees? We are looking for an experienced Tree Farm Manager to principally oversee and undertake the day to day management of the Christmas tree operations.

Ecological Surveyor/Bat Ecologist - Betts Ecology and Estates

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We are pleased to be able to offer an opportunity for an ecological surveyor to join our team in Worcester.

The post is permanent and full time, with an initial 3-month probationary period. You will be based at our Martley office, in the West Midlands, but UK travel will be required on occasion.

Duties Include: Undertaking Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Phase 1 Ecology Surveys & Daytime Bat Assessments, along with some other ecological field work; Producing reports and other associated document writing for the above surveys using our in-house templates to a high standard (support will be provided in this area, if needed)

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