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A rolling list of countryside, conservation and ecology vacancies including wildlife work and environmental education, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.

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Project Assistant

Ecological Land Management Ltd

2 Posts - 1 Permanent, 1 Temp (Currently 3 months but may be extended for the right candidate)

£15 000 to £19 999 pa, 45 hours/wk

Wrexham, North Wales

ELM is a continually expanding company working in the field of countryside management and wildlife protection.  Either working independently or as part of a team you will be carrying out tasks such as scrub clearance, pond creation and management, woodland management, access improvements, grassland management and translocation of protected species.


  • Closing Date: 07/08/2018
  • Location: Wrexham, North Wales
  • Posted: 20/07/2018
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Visitor Surveyors

Footprint Ecology

We are seeking to top-up our network of visitor surveyors, interviewing visitors to countryside sites.  We are especially seeking contractors to cover the north of England and Midlands. Our preference is for self-employed sub-contractors but we may consider employee status on a non-exclusive zero hours contract basis. We offer great day rates, and interesting work in locations such as country parks, heaths, coastal sites or nature reserves.


  • Delete Date: 17/08/2018
  • Location: North of England and Midlands
  • Posted: 20/07/2018
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Grounds & Facilities Warden

WWT Washington Wetland Centre

25 hpw, 5 days per week (Sun – Thurs 8.30am – 2pm)

£10,367 per annum

We’re looking for someone to join our small team and provide support to the grounds team with particular focus on facilities management and maintenance of visitor standards. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate experience of undertaking cleaning duties plus general maintenance skills (joinery & plumbing) to a high standard with good attention to detail.


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2018
  • Location: WWT Washington Wetland Centre
  • Posted: 20/07/2018
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Strategic Routes Development Officer

Salary: £29,633 - £35,672 (Band D) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term to end of March 2020

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey

The Cairngorms National Park Authority is seeking a Strategic Routes Development Officer to lead exciting improvements to our long distance path network.

Are you a passionate advocate for walking and cycling in the great outdoors? Can you communicate that enthusiasm and use your influence and project management skills to deliver high quality access infrastructure that connects communities and promotes active travel for residents and visitors?


  • Closing Date: 10/08/2018
  • Location: Grantown on Spey
  • Posted: 19/07/2018
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Community & Visitor Services Craftsperson

Salary: 19,995 - £21,175

Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Flexible working, Full-time, Job share

Hours: 37 hours per week

To assist delivery of the Community and Visitor Services programme working as part of a frontline Forest Craftsperson maintenance team. The work will be predominantly outdoors and physically demanding assisting in the maintenance and construction of recreational facilities including footpaths, carparks, visitor centres and large commercial Christmas tree sales operation. The team also provide support to all other aspects of the business supporting delivery of timber harvesting, conservation and forest management activity.


  • Delete Date: 16/08/2018
  • Location: Kirkton of Durris, Scotland
  • Posted: 19/07/2018
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Regional Officer Eastern England

(Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, North and West Norfolk)                         

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car 

BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership engagement and recruitment activities. Such activities include specialist advice provision, extension of the “Green Shoots” programme, and the organisation and supervision of member’s events. 


  • Closing Date: 17/08/2018
  • Location: Lincolnshire, Cambridgeshire, North and West Norfolk
  • Posted: 19/07/2018
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Regional Officer Eastern England

(Essex, Suffolk, South and East Norfolk)                                  

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car 

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of over 150,000 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation.


  • Closing Date: 17/08/2018
  • Location: Essex, Suffolk, South and East Norfolk
  • Posted: 19/07/2018
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Regional Officer South West England

(Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset & Wiltshire)                                     

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car       

BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership engagement and recruitment activities. Such activities include specialist advice provision, extension of the “Green Shoots” programme, and the organisation and supervision of member’s events. 


  • Delete Date: 16/08/2018
  • Location: Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Somerset & Wiltshire
  • Posted: 19/07/2018
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Visitor Experience and Design Planning Manager

Salary: £40,013 - £43,587

Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Flexible working, Full-time, Job share

Hours: 37 hours Monday - Friday

Location: Inverness or Edinburgh

To manage a creative and innovative team of specialists, to plan, support and promote quality visitor experiences, interpretation and marketing. You will be engaging with a wide range of people across the organisation, working very closely with the National VS Manager and the Agency’s new Communications team and also supporting the five Regional VS Managers.


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2018
  • Location: Inverness or Edinburgh
  • Posted: 19/07/2018
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Officer (Countryside Records)

Salary Range: £21,074 - £29,055 per annum

Work Location: County Hall, Oxford City

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent

We are looking for someone who is enthusiastic, self-motivated and detail orientated to assist with the maintenance of an up-to-date Definitive Map and Statement of Public Rights of Way (“DM&S”) and Common Land and Village Green Registers for the county and other related statutory functions.


  • Closing Date: 15/08/2018
  • Location: County Hall, Oxford City
  • Posted: 19/07/2018
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Nature Conservation Ranger

Permanent

VR4 £23,358 - £24,303 per annum

James Leal Centre, Ray Park

Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure (Vision) is a registered charity that manages a range of leisure facilities and services on behalf of the London Borough of Redbridge. This includes a wide ranging program of work led by the Nature Conservation team within the Parks and Open Spaces division. We have a strategic role in working with local, regional and national stakeholders to develop and deliver improvements to natural habitats and increase biodiversity.


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: James Leal Centre, Ray Park
  • Posted: 18/07/2018
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Land Based Technician

The start date will be from mid-August, it is a permanent and full-time role (part time may be considered).

This is an innovative post, with scope for the successful candidate to show initiative in developing and taking on responsibility in the role. We are looking for a candidate with real enthusiasm, interest and wide experience in the land based area who is keen to pass this on to young adult learners.


  • Closing Date: 31/07/2018
  • Location: Cirencester
  • Posted: 18/07/2018
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Wetlands for Farmers and Wildlife Project Manager

Location – Denby Dale Office, Huddersfield

Hours – 22.5 hours per week.

Salary – £25,463 - £27,585 per annum pro rata

Basis – Fixed Term contract until October 2021

Passionate about making a difference for wildlife? Want to deliver something genuinely new and innovative? Wetlands for Farmers and Wildlife (WFFW) is an exciting project that is seeking to trial new ways of rotational farming in the UK. Based on systems in the U.S and Netherlands, the project is working with farmers and the Environment Agency to see if short term flooding of farmland can provide multiple benefits including – flood alleviation, fewer crop pests, higher fertility and yields and more farmland wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: Denby Dale Office, Huddersfield
  • Posted: 18/07/2018
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Project Officer

Bury Knowle Park, Oxford

Salary £22,000 - £28,333 pa subject to experience

This post is full time and initially a two-year fixed term contract with the intention to continue the post subject to funding.

Are you an all-rounder who combines sound knowledge of freshwater ecology and citizen science with the ability to engage and communicate well with a wide range of people? Do you enjoy a varied role working part office based, part outdoors across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire where you have autonomy in your day to day work but also the support and guidance of a friendly team of experienced colleagues? Do you have a can do, enthusiastic attitude and track record of making things happen on the ground?


  • Closing Date: 05/08/2018
  • Location: Bury Knowle Park, Oxford
  • Posted: 18/07/2018
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Head of Planning, Policy & Advocacy

Salary: £39,725 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Based: Littlemore, Oxford

Do you want to change the world to make it a better place for nature? We are looking for a talented and experienced individual who can help the Trust expand its sphere of influence in planning and policy in unprecedented times of land use change and development.


  • Closing Date: 07/08/2018
  • Location: Littlemore, Oxford
  • Posted: 18/07/2018
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Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve Volunteer Placement

Duration: Six months from September 2018, up to 5 days per week.

We are looking for someone keen to enter a career in conservation based education and/or practical conservation management to join our team at Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve for six months from September 2018


  • Closing Date: 15/08/2018
  • Location: Blashford Lakes Nature Reserve, Ringwood, Hampshire
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 17/07/2018
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Nature Conservation Estate Workers

Green Mantle (Ecosophy) Limited

Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels

£16,150 pro rata; September 2018 - end March 2019. Possibly longer.

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


  • Closing Date: 10/08/2018
  • Location: Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels
  • Posted: 17/07/2018
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Education Support Assistant

Field Studies Council

FSC London Region, predominantly based at FSC Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey

Salary –  £16,287 - £17,284 per annum

Contract Term – This is a fixed term post from August 2018 until August 2019 in the first instance

The post primarily involves the day-to-day management and maintenance of the technical, logistical and administrative resources which support the work of the Education Team in the delivery of field courses and environmental activities, along with a range of other duties essential to the smooth running of the Learning Location.

 


  • Closing Date: 26/07/2018
  • Location: FSC Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey
  • Posted: 17/07/2018
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Assistant Facilities Manager

WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

£22,975 per annum

WWT’s Martin Mere Wetland Centre is a world famous nature reserve and wetland animal collection, which attracts over 200,000 visits every year. We are currently looking for an energetic and innovative individual, with experience of buildings and grounds maintenance and development, and health and safety, to become our Assistant Facilities Manager.


  • Closing Date: 01/08/2018
  • Location: WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre
  • Posted: 16/07/2018
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Ecology Data Specialist

Location: Cardiff (St Mellons), or Bangor (Maes Y Ffynnon)

Contract type: Fixed Term to March 2019

Work pattern: Full Time 37 Hours per week

Grade / Salary: 5 £28,497 - £32,090

As a member of an Operations Analysis and Reporting team(s), you will provide effective business ownership of NRW’s Water Framework Directive (WFD) ecology and River Habitat Survey (RHS) ecology data. The breadth of ecological data involved may be expanded in future. You will play a key role working with the Development and Innovation Programme and Subject Matter Experts to develop and enhance NRW’s ecology data management solution (KiECO).


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2018
  • Location: Cardiff (St Mellons), or Bangor (Maes Y Ffynnon)
  • Posted: 16/07/2018
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Trainee Ranger (Danby/Castleton)

1 year FTC

Minimum wage for your age group plus £1150 per annum

This is a great opportunity to work alongside one of our Senior Rangers and help deliver a wide range of work to maintain and improve our Public Rights of Way. You’ll be working alongside our enthusiastic volunteers and Level 2 apprentices as well as on your own.


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2018
  • Location: Danby/Castleton
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 16/07/2018
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Environment Officer (x10)

Location:   Cardiff, Monmouth, Llandarcy, Crosshands or Haverfordwest (Please express preferred location/s in your application)

Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment for 34 weeks

Work pattern: Full time

Grade / Salary: 4 - £24,773 - £28,497

The purpose of this role is to deliver regulatory actions and contribute to work plans over several statutory work areas.


  • Closing Date: 25/07/2018
  • Location: Cardiff, Monmouth, Llandarcy, Crosshands or Haverfordwest
  • Posted: 16/07/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 16/07/2018

Living Seas Wales Volunteer , The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

General Help, Barn Owl Centre

Bird Identification Volunteer , RSPB

Volunteer Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

Reception and Administration Volunteer, Durham Wildlife Trust

Visitor Engagement Volunteer, Durham Wildlife Trust

Ant Survey in Bushy Park, The Royal Parks

Wild About Rockpools Volunteer, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Assistant Warden Thameside Thurrock, Essex Wildlife Trust

Camden Volunteer Conservation Officer, The Conservation Volunteers

Trainee Leader/Volunteer Officer - Uxbridge Green Gym, The Conservation Volunteers

Trainee Reserves Officer - Volunteer Placement, Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

Communications & Visibility Officer (Intern), Forgotten Parks Foundation

Field Operations Officer (Intern), Forgotten Parks Foundation

Volunteer Trainee Countryside Ranger, Teignbridge District Council

Invitation to become a Trustee of Avon Wildlife Trust, Avon Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Project Officer, Plymouth Environmental Action (PEA)

Practical Conservationist, Coast Care

Site Warden, Coast Care

Wildlife Surveyor, Coast Care

Project Support, Coast Care

Photographer, Coast Care

Wildlife Support Officer, Coast Care

Coast Care Intern, Coast Care

Guide / Walk Leader, Coast Care

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Peatland Action Project Manager – Data Management

37 hours a week

Fixed Term Appointment 2 years from start date

Starting salary £38,016 per annum

Location: Any SNH office

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has the lead responsibility for meeting the Scottish Government’s Climate Change Plan target for 20,000 hectares of peatland restoration each year. The main mechanism for achieving this is the Peatland Action project.


  • Closing Date: 30/07/2018
  • Location: Any SNH office
  • Posted: 13/07/2018
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Forest Centre Operations Manager (High Lodge)

Location: High Lodge, Brandon

Salary/grade:  £29,695 - £32,811 PB 5 (Ops)

Build the success of High Lodge, Thetford Forest

As a Non-Ministerial Government Department, The Forestry Commission (FC) offers a valuable service to the nation. Managing and protecting woods and forests across the country, we are committed to ensuring that every generation will continue to enjoy the opportunities that these natural habitats afford. From recreation to providing a sustainable source of timber, our work is far-reaching and fascinating.


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2018
  • Location: High Lodge, Brandon
  • Posted: 13/07/2018
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Operations Leader

Based in Birmingham or Leicester

Salary: £30,000 to £33,000 per annum

Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone - communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people's health, prospects and outdoor places.


  • Closing Date: 16/08/2018
  • Location: Birmingham or Leicester
  • Posted: 13/07/2018
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Harvesting & Marketing Forester

Kielder Forest

£29,695 - £32,811

Purpose of the Job: To manage the Forest Enterprise harvesting fleet to produce an annual programme of 150,000 m3


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2018
  • Location: Kielder Forest
  • Posted: 13/07/2018
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Field Officer

Grade 10 £29,909 to £33,136 (37 hours p/w)

The post is initially for a period of 2 years, until 31st September 2020 with an opportunity for this to be extended dependent on future funding.

There is a new opportunity for a Field Officer to help deliver an ambitious EU LIFE funded peatland restoration project (Pennine PeatLIFE) in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The emphasis of the role will be on working with landowners, managers and contractors to deliver the project.


  • Closing Date: 31/07/2018
  • Location: North Pennines AONB
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Peatland Project Support Officer

Grade 9 £27,358 to £30,756 (37 hours p/w)

The post is initially for a period of 2 years, until 31st September 2020 with an opportunity for this to be extended dependent on future funding.

An opportunity has arisen for a Peatland Project Support Officer to work on the North Pennines AONB Partnership’s Peatland Programme team in a supportive role to the Field Officer. The post holder will need to be able to negotiate with landowners, keepers and agents access for restoration work, to survey and develop specifications for peatland restoration contracts and to supervise and manage peatland restoration contractors.


  • Closing Date: 31/07/2018
  • Location: North Pennines AONB
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Parks Project Manager

£41,847 – £44,691 per annum (PO5)

36 hours per week, Fixed term contract – 12 Months

It is an exciting time with regards to parks and open spaces in Hounslow. As part of the S106 and CIL programme parks have been awarded over £2m in the last 2 years. You will liaise with key stakeholders including friends of parks, councillors and other community groups to implement several capital investment projects, which are currently being delivered. You will also be working with local residents, volunteers, Councillors and other stakeholders to develop key strategies, such as the allotment and cemetery strategy, in partnership with Green Space Lampton360, a newly developed Council’s own trading company who are managing Hounslow’s parks and open spaces on behalf of the Council, ensuring services meet the needs of the community. With your talents, you'll negotiate programmes that are innovative and appropriate


  • Closing Date: 31/07/2018
  • Location: London Borough of Hounslow
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Lead Ecological Surveyor – Reptile & GCN

Salary is dependant on experience

Start date: ASAP

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Buckinghamshire area / London

Ecosulis Ltd is looking to recruit Ecologists/Lead Surveyors to contribute to ecological projects, you will share our values, believing that people and nature can coexist and that innovation and collaboration get the best outcome.

You and your assistant will be required to travel locally to undertake GCN/reptile translocation and Ecological Clerk of Works.


  • Delete Date: 09/08/2018
  • Location: Buckinghamshire area / London
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Seasonal Field Officers

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation is looking to recruit two Seasonal Field Officers for our winter reserves management team based in Surrey. 

This 7 month contract involves conservation management work on our nature reserves throughout Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex and possibly occasionally further afield. 

Chainsaw qualification is essential as is a willingness to work hard outdoors in all weathers. 

Hours of work – Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.  Salary £15,918 pro rata.


  • Closing Date: 06/08/2018
  • Location: Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Green Infrastructure Project Officer

Grade:  BAND G SCP 29 – SCP 33 £26,470 - £29,909 pro rata

Hours: 29.6hrs per Week

Location: County Hall, Usk which may change if the service needs to relocate

The post holder will be part of a multi-disciplinary award winning team, responsible for Green Infrastructure delivery to achieve wellbeing outcomes. You will help us deliver this approach helping formulate, develop and deliver Green Infrastructure action plans, projects and programmes. 


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: County Hall, Usk
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Outdoor Learning and Interpretation Manager

Salary: £33,000 - £38,000 per annum

We have been running environmental education programmes for 26 years, engaging with schools and communities in our parkland and at our two education centres. We are looking for an experienced Outdoor Learning practitioner with knowledge of the principles of interpretation, to take our work to the next level; to develop our strategies, lead our team, help us reach new audiences and evaluate and promote the impact of our work.


  • Delete Date: 09/08/2018
  • Location: Campbell Park, Milton Keynes
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Gundogs Officer

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car  

BASC are looking to appoint a Gundogs Officer to support our busy Game and Deer department. The successful individual will have the opportunity to develop their career, while supporting the Game and Deer department with both desk and field based projects. This location based for this role will be flexible with the requirement to travel, however there is a need to attend head office on a regular basis.


  • Closing Date: 10/08/2018
  • Location: Flexible with regular travel to Wrexham
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Volunteers and Engagement Support Officer

Based at Colvend, Grassington

Full-time – 37 hours a week

Band E - £17,007 - £18,672 per annum (with possible progression to £21,074 per annum).

We are looking for someone to help us administer the Authority’s Volunteer and Education & Events services. This is a demanding, yet exciting, role which includes a wide variety of important tasks including, but not limited to: helping to run our guided walks programme; organising our presence at shows; processing volunteer expense claims; ordering goods; producing e-newsletters and reports; and monitoring budgets. As the first point of contact for Volunteers you will also assist the Volunteers Development Officer in managing our service and ensuring its smooth running.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Colvend, Grassington
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Data for Nature Volunteer Officer

Data for Nature Project at Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust

Data for Nature Project is an exciting new project funded for 18 months duration by The Heritage Lottery Fund.

We are looking for someone to lead the development of a trained volunteer network to collect ecological data across the Trust’s Nature Reserves.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Sheffield and Rotherham
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Development Planning Advisor 1 (x2)

Location: Bangor, North Wales, Mid Wales

Contract type: Permanent / 12 Months

Work pattern: 37 Hours a week Monday to Friday

Grade / Salary: 5 – £28,497 - £32,411

The post holder will be part of the Development Planning Advice Service team, to deliver timely co-ordinated advice which supports the ecosystem approach to the use of Wales’ natural resources.


  • Closing Date: 30/07/2018
  • Location: Bangor, North Wales, Mid Wales
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Land Management Team Member

Location: Bala

Contract type: Temporary 12 month post, with possibility of extension.

Work pattern: 74hrs over a fortnight plus standby duties once every 4-6 weeks.

Grade / Salary: 2 - £18,098 - £21,366

Be part of a small work group and provide an emergency response service for the Natural Resources Wales on an operational site and ensure work is delivered in a safe and environmentally sensitive way.    


  • Closing Date: 27/07/2018
  • Location: Bala
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Trainee Countryside Ranger

This is a fantastic 9-12 month training opportunity based at Occombe Farm, set in the beautiful countryside of South Devon. The placement gives the opportunity to work on a wide variety of sites and habitats, including SSSI calcareous grassland sites, the award winning Cockington Country Park, LNR Woodlands, and the stunning South West Coast Path. The main focus will be on delivering the practical countryside management programme; some of the key work areas include hedgelaying, fencing and woodland management in winter and coast path cutting, footpath maintenance in the summer.


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: Occombe Farm, South Devon
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Senior Ecologist

Location: Grangemouth, Scotland

Duration: Full Time or Part Time, Permanent

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000

IKM Consulting Ltd is a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing a wide range of services across the UK and beyond with offices in Grangemouth and Glasgow. IKM’s main focus is to deliver solutions and manage risk within the infrastructure industrial and commercial sectors in the UK and overseas. IKM Consulting is proud of its close relationship with its clients and its portfolio of high profile projects. Due to our continued growth we are looking for a talented Senor Ecologist with a proven track record in ecology, nature, conservation and biodiversity.


  • Delete Date: 08/08/2018
  • Location: Grangemouth, Scotland
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Landscape Conservation Area Officer - South West Essex

Permanent contract

£25,500 per annum rising to £26,000 per annum on completion of probation

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity.   As a member of the Landscape Conservation South West area team, the postholder will support the Area Manager delivering Landscape Conservation in the South West area of Essex. This will be done through effective team management, assisting on favourable status habitat and species management of EWT area landholdings/Visitor Centre sites and assisting the efficient and effective delivery of the Trust’s County conservation and people engagement objectives.


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: Chafford Gorges Nature Park, Essex, RM16 6RW
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Landscape Conservation Area Assistants (Part-time) x 4

Permanent contract

22.5 hours per week

£11,100 per annum rising to £11,400 per annum on completion of probation

As a member of the Landscape Conservation area team, the roles will assist the delivery of Landscape Conservation in the relevant area of Essex (South West, South East, North East, North West). Assisting on favourable status habitat and species management of EWT area landholdings/Visitor Centre sites and assisting the efficient and effective delivery of the Trust’s County conservation and people engagement objectives.


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: Essex
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Landscape Conservation Area Managers - Essex

2 posts available: one NE Essex, one SW Essex

Permanent contract, 37.5 hours per week

£33,500 per annum rising to £34,000 pa on completion of probation

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity.  It has more than 37,000 members, manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land on 87 nature reserves and 2 nature parks and runs 11 visitor centres.  The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex.  It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations. 


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: Abbotts Hall Farm (NE) or Chafford Gorges (SW)
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Scotland Project Manager (full-time)

£21,000 - £23,000 (depending on experience) plus 5% pension contribution.

1 year fixed term (with anticipated continued funding)

Post will be based with other John Muir Trust staff at the Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow, and one day per week at National Park Office, Balloch, West Dunbartonshire.

The John Muir Award, the main engagement initiative of the John Muir Trust, is a leading environmental award scheme focused on wild places. With funding support from Scottish Natural Heritage and Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park Authority, we are recruiting a Scotland Project Manager.


  • Closing Date: 06/08/2018
  • Location: Glasgow Science Centre, Glasgow
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Environmental Youth Project Officer

3 days per week

Pearson Park Wildlife Garden, Hull

Salary: £25,700 p.a. pro rata plus up to 9% pension contribution

Would you like to be part of a major environmental programme to engage, inspire, develop and empower young people to take action for wildlife and the environment? We are looking for an enthusiastic advocate for wildlife conservation to work with young people at the Trust’s sites, based out of our Pearson Park office in Hull. This fantastic project is funded by the Big Lottery Fund as part of the Our Bright Future programme.


  • Closing Date: 30/07/2018
  • Location: Pearson Park Wildlife Garden, Hull
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Casual Bat Surveyor

Midland Ecology is looking to expand its team of bat surveyors to assist on dusk and dawn surveys with immediate start. Entry level position, full training provided.

You will ideally be located in the West Midlands as most of our work is within 60 minutes of our Sutton Coldfield office.

You must be available (and willing) to work antisocial hours including dawn surveys, which start 2 hours before sunrise.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Ideally West Midlands
  • Posted: 10/07/2018
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Senior / Principle Ecologist

James Blake Associates

Up to £40,000 depending on experience and qualifications

Advance your career within this fast growing, innovative, multi-disciplinary practice

James Blake Associates is an award winning, environmental practice with professionals in Arboriculture, Ecology, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning, and Land Adoption.  This job represents a unique opportunity to develop our fledgling department. JBA has attracted a platform of ecology work for some time to sit alongside our existing workload in Arboriculture and Landscape.


  • Delete Date: 07/08/2018
  • Location: Lavenham, Suffolk
  • Posted: 10/07/2018
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Education Support Assistant with FSC Pembrokeshire

Field Studies Council

Predominantly based at FSC Dale Fort, Haverfordwest

Salary - £7.83 - £8.31 per hour

Contract Term - This is a fixed term position ending on 31st October 2018

The post primarily involves the day-to-day management and maintenance of the technical, logistical and administrative resources which support the work of the Education Team in the delivery of field courses and environmental activities, along with a range of other duties essential to the smooth running of the Learning Location. 


  • Closing Date: 26/07/2018
  • Location: FSC Dale Fort, Haverfordwest
  • Posted: 10/07/2018
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Biodiversity Officer Wales

Fixed Term Contract until 31 December 2019

Starting salary circa £20,000pa

The UK’s largest shooting and conservation association is seeking to recruit a Biodiversity Officer Wales.

This is a fixed term contract, externally funded by Natural Resources Wales (NRW), until 31 December 2019. It is an executive position in BASC established to demonstrate biodiversity gain achieved through shooting and conservation activity, as an integral element of the UK Biodiversity Action Plan.


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2018
  • Location: Home based / Wales
  • Posted: 10/07/2018
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Volunteer Farm Officer / Tutor

Hillcrescent Farm

Location: Water Orton, North Warwickshire

Full time - live in post - Contact time 4.5 hours/day, farm duties 7 days a week

The role will require the farm officer/tutor to lead small groups of vulnerable people with learning difficulties, mental health issues and autism, in a range of animal related activities based on our educational farm. These include- horse care, agricultural animals, conservation and small animal care. Outside of the tutor role you will also manage the small farm, its animals and facilities. 


  • Delete Date: 05/08/2018
  • Location: Water Orton, North Warwickshire
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
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Assistant Reserves Officer

£20,110 - £23,670 plus 7% pension

Full time (37.5 hours per week)  

This new role will help to protect local wildlife by carrying out practical nature reserve management across Herts and Middlesex.

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is a local charity supported by people who care about protecting wildlife. Our vision is of a Living Landscape, where we work with others to improve our towns and countryside for wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 24/07/2018
  • Location: St Albans
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
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Arboricultural Manager - Bristol

Glendale carries out a significant amount for arboriculture throughout Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire from our Bristol office. We now require an experienced arboricultural manager to oversee and grow our business in the area.

Based at our Arboricultural Association Approved office near Bristol Airport, the successful candidate will be a proactive manager who will be able to offer sales, operational, financial and commercial management.


  • Delete Date: 06/08/2018
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
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Site Manager - Hertfordshire

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


  • Closing Date: 05/08/2018
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
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Countryside Warden - Exmoor

We are looking for a Countryside Warden to join our team at Exmoor to assist in the conservation work on one of the most beautiful parts of the South West. The day to day work will consist of a variety of duties - including maintenance of the site, and educating the public in some of the amazing ecological and historical aspects of the location.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Wimbleball Lake, near Dulverton
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 09/07/2018

Volunteer Countryside Ranger, National Trust

Voluntary Conservation Internship, Lancashire Wildlife Trust

Wild Volunteers, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Bird Ringing Camp Volunteer, Wild Areas Network

Independent Events Team Volunteer, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Visitor Centres Volunteers, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

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Senior Ranger

The Senior Ranger is an important role in the operation of CairnGorm Mountain and the wider estate leading a unique Ranger Service working almost exclusively in mountain terrain within the Cairngorm National Park. The position offers enormous rewards with a large part of the role covering high ground so an aptitude for mountain travel on foot and ski will be desirable.  Some activity will be unaccompanied so you will need to be organised, self-reliant and follow our lone-working procedures.


  • Delete Date: 25/07/2018
  • Location: Cairngorms National Park, Scotland
  • Posted: 27/06/2018
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Seaton Jurassic Learning and Participation Officer

Salary: £21,500 rising to £22,500 with Duty Manager supplement plus 5% pension

Are you passionate about the natural world and have a desire to share that enthusiasm with others?  We are seeking a creative and inspiring Learning and Participation Officer based at our visitor centre, Seaton Jurassic. You will lead the delivery of events and school visits to the Centre and the surrounding area. You are a dynamic, motivated, people person who shares the values of Devon Wildlife Trust and has experience in organising events and supervising volunteers. 


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2018
  • Location: Seaton Jurassic in Seaton, East Devon
  • Posted: 06/07/2018
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Livestock / General Farm & Attraction Worker, Canterbury Oast Trust & Rare Breeds Centre

  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Highlands Farm, Woodchurch, Kent
  • Posted: 06/07/2018
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Ranger

Runnymede is a riverside site of the sealing of Magna Carta. Seen by many as the birthplace of modern democracy, this picturesque open landscape beside the Thames was witness to King John's historic sealing of the Magna Carta 800 years ago on 15 June 1215. Today Runnymede is an ideal place for visitors to relax outdoors, or to pause and reflect on the history of the struggle for freedom.

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task.


  • Closing Date: 24/07/2018
  • Location: Runnymede, Old Windsor
  • Posted: 05/07/2018
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Community Food & Engagement Officer

Edible Estates

Terms of Employment: 14 hours week, fixed term contract until end of November 2019. The post requires regular weekend (afternoons) and weekday evening working. 

Salary: £24,052 pro-rata

To engage with residents of Craigmillar to encourage and facilitate their participation in the community gardening projects, devise and deliver a community food programme of courses and events to teach participants knowledge and skills relating to the planning and preparation of affordable, healthy, local and climate friendly food, and the reduction of food waste.


  • Closing Date: 27/07/2018 updated
  • Location: Craigmillar, Edinburgh
  • Posted: 05/07/2018
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Ecologists of all levels

In response to our continued growth as a company, Darwin Ecology are recruiting for a number of roles at our Farnham, Surrey and Shaftesbury, Dorset offices. 

We’re looking for conservation minded ecologists to join our team and continue their career with us. 


  • Delete Date: 01/08/2018
  • Location: Farnham, Surrey, Shaftesbury and Dorset
  • Posted: 04/07/2018
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Schools Outreach Project Officer

Location - Edinburgh, RSPB Scotland Headquarters.

Hours – 22.5 per week

Salary - £19,602 - £21,236 per annum pro rata

Basis – Fixed Term contract – 1 year until end of June 2019

You will be joining RSPB Scotland’s Giving Nature a Home team to deliver environmental education across Edinburgh. We have been delivering a project in Edinburgh for 5 years connecting communities and schools with their local green spaces and wildlife. The schools outreach officer will be delivering work across primary schools in Edinburgh and connecting children with nature in their schools grounds and surrounding area.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Edinburgh, RSPB Scotland Headquarters
  • Posted: 04/07/2018
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Partnership Officer

Location:  Based in Bexley, working across the boroughs of Bexley, Dartford, Gravesham and Sevenoaks.

Salary: £19,864 - £24,790 depending on level of experience

Employment basis:  Full time on an initial one-year contract which we hope to extend subject to funding.

We are recruiting a full time Partnership Officer to help deliver our wide range of countryside management and community projects. Part of a small and friendly team, you will be based in our office in Bexley and work across the boroughs of Bexley, Dartford, Gravesham and Sevenoaks. This is a varied job role which could include carrying out habitat surveys and writing site management plans, developing community gardens, river enhancements, leading our volunteer group to deliver practical countryside management and habitat restoration, writing funding bids, leading wellbeing sessions in green spaces and much more.


  • Closing Date: 27/07/2018
  • Location: Bexley
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Project Manager

Contract length: 3 years

Number of hours: 22.5 hrs per week

Salary: c. £27,500 - £29,000 pro rata (based on FTE 37 hours/week and dependent on experience)

We’re looking for an experienced Project Manager to lead an exciting heritage project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, to safeguard the historic Grade II listed St. Dyfnog’s Well, in the village of Llanrhaeadr YC, near Denbigh. Creating opportunities for people to enjoy, appreciate and become involved with this unique heritage site will be vital to the success of this project.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Llanrhaeadr YC, near Denbigh
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Senior Ecologist

Full time, permanent role

In response to our continuing growth, Avian Ecology is looking for an experienced ecologist to join our skilled team, based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office.

As a Senior Ecologist you will lead on projects and also work as part of a larger project team providing ecological advice across a range of sectors including renewables, infrastructure, minerals and large scale commercial developments. You will work closely with our clients, providing clear advice and robust documentation including ecological impact assessments, biodiversity management plans, mitigation, monitoring and protected species licences. Liaison with planning authorities, regulators and stakeholders is a key part of the role, which provides excellent opportunities to further develop your project management and problem solving skills. You will also supervise junior ecologists and sub-consultants and manage project budgets.


  • Closing Date: 31/07/2018
  • Location: Lower Stretton (near Warrington)
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Garnock Connections Wildlife Recording Assistant

The successful candidate will assist in organising and delivering a series of wildlife recording training events, assist in developing an online recording system and support local biodiversity recorders. There will also be be the opportunity to take part in a range of other activities including practical ecological surveys and community engagement events. We are looking for an individual who has good communication skills with an ability to engage with a range of different audiences.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Renfrewshire
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Garnock Connections Volunteer Engagement Assistant

Location: Renfrewshire

Employment Basis: 22.5 hours per week – 12 month contract

The succesful candidate will engage with heritage organisations, existing volunteers and potential volunteers in the Garnock Connections area to understand the current constraints in relation to volunteering, and identify opportunities for improvement. You will also assist in developing an internet based vounteering hub and deliver volunteer engagement events. We are looking for an individual who has good communication skills with an ability to engage with a range of different audiences. You will also need to be able to work well as part of a team and have the enthusiasm to get involved in a range of different activities.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Renfrewshire
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Bird Aware Solent – Seasonal Ranger

Within job level B: £18,000 - £23,000 pa, depending on qualifications and experience; full time 35 hours per week; Temporary seasonal (10th September 2018 until 31st March 2019) contract; based near Yarmouth, Isle of Wight

Working across the Solent coastline you will be working as part of a ranger team, providing an on-the-ground ranger service in the Solent’s three Special Protection Areas (SPAs). This position focuses on community engagement; you will be engaging directly with the public to raise awareness amongst visitors of the sensitivity of this internationally important wintering site for migratory birds. You will work closely with landowners, managers and other key partners (including local authorities, the Wildlife Trust, the RSPB, the National Trust, the New Forest National Park Authority, Chichester Harbour Conservancy and Natural England). The post holder will undertake patrols of Isle of Wight Solent coastal sites, talking to the public about bird disturbance issues and reporting incidents and activity to a central database co-ordinated by the lead project officer based in Hampshire.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Yarmouth, Isle of Wight
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Member Services & Communications Manager

Salary up to £31,982 + employer pension contribution

Do you love Scotland's mountains? Mountaineering Scotland is recruiting a new Member Services and Communications Manager based in our Perth Office. This is an exciting opportunity to lead the delivery of membership services and communications for the national representative body for hill walkers, climbers and snowsport tourers in Scotland.


  • Closing Date: 30/07/2018
  • Location: Perth, Scotland
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 02/07/2018

Woodland working group member - Swan and Cygnet Woods - Stock - Essex, Woodland Trust

Woodland working group member - Canal Wood - Newry, Woodland Trust

Trail Watcher: England Coast Path, Somerset County Council

Adopt a Path Volunteer, Somerset County Council

Horsey Windpump Volunteer, National Trust

Wildlife Trainee (Community), Berkshire, Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

RSPB Residential Volunteers, RSPB

Voluntary Communities and Wildlife Officer, The Wildlife Trust BCN

Visitor Centre Volunteers, Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Jaguar Care & Maintenance, Volunteer Latin America

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Arboricultural Manager

Job Type          Permanent

Job Hours         Full-time

Location           Southampton

Salary              £37,107 – £41,846 per year +

We have a unique opportunity for a Senior Tree Officer/Team Manager to lead a team of dedicated and experienced tree officers and in-house tree surgeons to protect, manage and maintain Southampton’s important tree stock. The Southampton Tree Team is a one stop shop for all matters relating to trees in Southampton. We provide a comprehensive service from surveys to surgery and inspections to insurance claims. Our unique team set up means that we are able to manage our trees from planting through to felling all in house.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Southampton
  • Posted: 29/06/2018
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Fundraising and Development Officer

Bats are amazing animals, and an important part of our natural environment. The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) is proud to be the leading non-governmental organisation devoted solely to the conservation of bats and their habitats. Our mission is to secure the future of bats in a changing world. BCT works on a number of levels to create a better world for bats and runs a range of different projects and initiatives.  We are looking for a fundraising and development officer to maximise project fundraising income from large statutory, trust, corporate and other grant funders by leading across the BCT team on developing and submitting project bids.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Vauxhall, South London
  • Posted: 29/06/2018
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AONB Landscape Planning Officer

Salary:  £36,153 - £39,961 per annum

37 Hours per week

Permanent

The Cannock Chase AONB Partnership brings together local authorities, statutory agencies, non-government organisations and the local community to conserve and enhance this stunning part of Staffordshire.

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced landscape planning officer to drive forward the Partnership’s activities. As a landscape expert, you will lead work to conserve and enhance the area through input to planning policy and development management, monitoring the condition of the landscape and developing projects to actively manage the natural and cultural heritage.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Cannock Chase AONB
  • Posted: 28/06/2018
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Biologist

Biologist with the River Dee Trust (RDT), based on Deeside (Aberdeenshire), who will be responsible for the research and monitoring programmes carried out by the Trust. The post is a challenging and significant one as it will be helping to inform the management of one of Scotland’s major rivers. This will include monitoring fish populations, analysing data to inform restoration programmes and communicating the information to stakeholders. The salary is commensurate with experience and with annual review thereafter.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Deeside, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 28/06/2018
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Senior Ranger

The Senior Ranger is an important role in the operation of CairnGorm Mountain and the wider estate leading a unique Ranger Service working almost exclusively in mountain terrain within the Cairngorm National Park. The position offers enormous rewards with a large part of the role covering high ground so an aptitude for mountain travel on foot and ski will be desirable.  Some activity will be unaccompanied so you will need to be organised, self-reliant and follow our lone-working procedures.


  • Delete Date: 25/07/2018
  • Location: Cairngorms National Park, Scotland
  • Posted: 27/06/2018
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Trainee Countryside Ranger

Salary: £17,770 - £18,569

Sevenoaks District Council is seeking to recruit a Trainee Countryside Ranger to assist in the daily and seasonal work activities required for the protection, safety, maintenance and improvement of the Councils Parks and Woodlands assets and its Commons responsibilities.

The post is based at our Rangers Lodge, Shoreham and will help you to develop a broad knowledge of the Countryside Ranger role and responsibilities and you will study through an agreed course which will lead to an appropriate Countryside stewardship qualification.


  • Closing Date: 06/08/2018
  • Location: Rangers Lodge, Shoreham
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 26/06/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 25/06/2018

Woodland Working Group Member - Marden Park, Woodland Trust

Volunteer Officer, TCV

Volunteer Estates Ranger Placement, Nene Park Trust

Volunteer Grounds and Garden Assistants, Holt Hall - Norfolk County Council

Wade's Ranger Volunteers, Leeds City Council

Press / Media Volunteer, Campaign to Protect Rural England Buckinghamshire

Trustee, Campaign to Protect Rural England Buckinghamshire

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Executive Director of Conservation

Excellent remuneration package                                                                     

The UK’s largest shooting and conservation association is seeking to recruit an Executive Director of Conservation to be based at BASC’s Head Office at Marford Mill, Rossett.

The successful candidate will be a member of BASC’s Executive Team and have a seat on the association’s governing Council. The role will provide inspirational leadership and direction to both the conservation department and across BASC, to achieve the conservation vision and strategy of the Association.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised, driven and solution-oriented self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, member-focused ‘campaign’ environment.


  • Closing Date: 08/08/2018
  • Location: Marford Mill, Rossett
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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