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A rolling list of countryside, conservation and ecology vacancies including wildlife work and environmental education, updated every weekday.

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Assistant Countryside Ranger (Engagement) - South Somerset District Council

Logo: South Somerset District Council

Salary: Grade 4 £23,080 per annum

Hours: 37 per week, some evening & weekend work may be required. Fixed term to 31st March 2021

Take the next step in your career We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Countryside Ranger (Engagement) at Ham Hill to join us. Apply now and become a valued member of the Countryside team, helping South Somerset to be a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.

Assistant Countryside Ranger - South Somerset District Council

Logo: South Somerset District Council

Salary: Grade 4 £23,080 per annum

Hours: 37 per week, some evening & weekend work may be required. Fixed term to 31st March 2021

We have an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Countryside Ranger at Ham Hill to join us. Apply now and become a valued member of the Countryside team, helping South Somerset to be a place where businesses flourish, communities are safe, vibrant and healthy and residents enjoy good housing and cultural, leisure and sporting activities.

Project Officer - National Forest Company

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FTC until 30th Sept 2022

Salary range of £28,890 - £32,000 per annum

Nr Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

We’re now looking for a Project Officer to join us for a fixed term contract until the end of September 2022. As Project Officer, you will be tasked with managing and supporting a wide range of projects that will deliver our vision for the forest and support our corporate plan. You will primarily be involved in supporting our schools outdoor learning programme and volunteering and community activities.

Research & Evidence Manager - National Forest Company

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Nr Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

Salary range of £35,540 - £40,411 per annum

We’re now looking for a Research & Evidence Manager to join us and take the lead on key aspects of our environmental, economic and societal impact and work. As the Research & Evidence Manager, you will be tasked with leading the development, management and maintenance of our environmental, economic and societal evidence.

Estate Development Manager - National Forest Company

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Salary range of £35,540 - £40,411 per annum

Nr Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

We’re now looking for an Estate Development Manager to support the effective management of our 350 hectare estate and ensure it is suitable for future use. As the Estate Development Manager, you will play a vital role in the future of the National Forest as we are aiming to double the 350 hectares of land we currently own over the next five years. Specifically, you will lead the establishment, management and future development of our estate.

Forest Creation Manager - National Forest Company

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Nr Ashby De La Zouch, Leicestershire

Salary range of £35,540 - £40,411 per annum

As the Forest Creation Manager, you will undertake a role with a broad remit to both deliver on forest creation targets, that are in line with our vision and government plans, and to take responsibility for the woodland and habitat management that is so important to enable the environment we’ve created to thrive.

Operations Manager - Wild in the City

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Can you help us achieve sustainable growth to support us in building a community of black nature lovers and training people of colour as leaders in nature? We are looking for a gifted Operations Manager who will be responsible for the day to day management of Wild in the City. You will help create a strong infrastructure to support our programmes working to open up the countryside and nature based activity to more diverse participation.

Countryside Ranger/ Project Officer - Denbighshire County Council

Nature Based Solutions Policy Advisor - Scottish Wildlife Trust

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£28,560 per annum

Full-time - 35 hours per week

Fixed term for 3.5 years

We are currently looking for an experienced and strategic Policy Advisor to help support the Trusts work to ensure that nature-based solutions (NBS) are delivered to the scale needed to address the biodiversity and climate emergencies in Scotland. This includes representing the Trust at external events and furthering NBSto climate change alongside decarbonisation in the policy agenda over the next 3.5 years, including before and after COP26.

Project Development Officer - Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Salary Range: £29,395 to £36,921

This is a rare opportunity. As Project Development Officer for the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) you will be responsible for securing significant external funding from a wide variety of sources, with a proven track record for developing and delivering successful projects to a high standard, with the ability to form and maintain sound local and national partnership working. With a professional, skilled background your experience in project, resource and budget management will provide strong leadership of current projects.

Warden - RSPB

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Salary: Starting at £23,966 to £26,808 per annum

Hours: Full time / Contract: Permanent

Can you help us deliver our mission to save nature? We are looking for a Warden to join our nature reserve team based at Lake Vyrnwy, Wales. In your role as Warden, you will help to coordinate and lead the delivery of a busy work programme. Your role will be varied - in any given week you could be supervising and developing volunteers, delivering hands-on habitat management, surveying wildlife and habitats, supervising contractors, working with visitors, carrying out estate maintenance and contributing to development of management plans and reports.

Queenswood Visitor Experience Manager - Herefordshire Wildlife Trust

Status: Fixed term contract, part time: 30 hours per week (5 x 6 hours) until 31st March 2021

Salary: £24,000 per annum (pro rata)

Based at: Queenswood Country Park & Arboretum

Queenswood is a much-loved community asset for the people of Herefordshire, managed by the Queenswood and Bodenham Lake Partnership, which is a partnership between Herefordshire Wildlife Trust and New Leaf Sustainable Development Ltd. The Visitor Experience Manager will be key to delivering the Vision of the partnership.

Senior Conservation Planner - Footprint Ecology

Salary £30,000 to £33,000 per annum pro rata plus benefits

Footprint Ecology are a small, independent consultancy specialising in recreation and urban effects on wildlife, conservation management, habitat classification and bird disturbance. We do not work for commercial developers, and we do not conduct Protected Species surveys or shadow HRAs. Our clients range from Natural England, to Local Authorities, National Parks and NGOs.

Senior Arboriculture Officer - Eastleigh Borough Council

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£31,272 a year - salary band 6
37 hours a week
You will oversee the management of EBC owned tree stock including devising and delivering an inspection programme. You will be responding to tree work applications, notifications and planning consultations, and have control of designated budgets. You will be responsible for providing advice to relevant sections of the Council. The role will include arranging and commissioning works as required, including supervising contractors, and liaising with external agencies as required. You will also be managing the Arboriculture Officer, supervising their work plan and ensuring their development.

Cairngorms Peatland Action Project Officer - Cairngorms National Park Authority

Logo: Cairngorms National Park Authority

Salary: £31,438 - £37,844 (Band D) plus excellent benefits.

Contract: 1 Year Fixed Term Contract

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cairngorms Peatland Action Project Officer to join the Peatland Action team and the wider Land Management group. The successful applicant will work with colleagues, contractors and land managers across the National Park to identify projects which improve the peatland resource, lock up carbon and improve associated habitats (blanket bog). Engaging with land managers to seek their involvement in the programme and ensuring that practical solutions are costed and specified on a site by site basis, using specialist contractors where required. Applications for funding for practical works will be made to the CNPA Peatland Grant Scheme. Where funding applications are successful, contracts for implementation of capital works will be drawn up and managed.

Farming and Wildlife Project Officer - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

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Part Time salary of £13,084.20, pro rata, per annum

This is a fixed term role for 36 months on a part time basis of 3 days per week (0.6FTE).

The post is based across our Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre in Retford and our head offices at Sneinton Market, Nottingham.

We are looking for a passionate and committed conservation professional to contribute to meeting our wildlife conservation aspirations in Nottinghamshire. Funded by Severn Trent Water, this is a key role within the Farmed Landscapes Project. Do you have practical habitat management experience, ecological survey and assessment experience as well as experience of working with local authorities within a conservation setting? If so, we would like to hear from you!

Environment Forester, Torlundy - Forestry and Land Scotland

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£28,116 - £30,159, plus benefits

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) is an agency of the Scottish Government. We’re looking for enthusiastic, practical, creative people to join the West Region’s Planning and Environment team to help shape the future of Scotland’s forests and land. The Planning and Environment team is involved in all aspects of the Region’s work - woodland management, timber production and road construction, open land and habitat conservation management, peatland restoration, as well as community engagement and supporting public access, and the management of tree pests and diseases. Working closely with others, the team design the forests of the future, works to protect and restore semi-natural habitats and co-ordinates programmes to achieve desired outcomes.

Arboriculturist - Wardell Armstrong LLP

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Based at our Stoke on Trent Head Office

Wardell Armstrong is a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy with 12 offices throughout the UK employing approximately 500 staff. At the heart of our business lies a group of outstanding people. Working together with clients, we deliver solutions to often challenging problems in Property & Development, Infrastructure & Utilities and Mining & Minerals.

Leave Only Footprints Assistant - BCP Council

Logo: Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council

Salary details: £19,312 - £19,698 (pro rata for part time)

Employment Status: Part Time

Hours: 22.2 hours per week

Fixed Term for 6 months

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Leave Only Footprints team at Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council as the Leave Only Footprints Assistant. Leave Only Footprints is an initiative of BCP Council aiming to reduce littering and improve recycling along the seafront.

Estate Worker - RSPB

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Location: Forsinard Flows Reserve

Salary: £17,004 to £17,605 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Fixed Term, 5 years

We are looking for an enthusiastic and practical person with land management skills to join our reserve team at Forsinard Flows. This is an exciting new role that will help us to deliver our annual habitat and estate management on this iconic RSPB reserve.

Ecology Consultancy for sale - Ecology Consultancy

Growing ecology consultancy for sale in the north of the UK. Would suit experienced ecologist wanting to strike out into ready made business or company wanting to expand.

Heritage Officer - Regency Restoration Project - National Botanic Garden of Wales

The Heritage Officer will work with the Regency Manager and the Head of Interpretation to create interpretation for the restored Regency period designed landscape and the wider Waun Las NNR. This will primarily include new signage, a map and carry round leaflet of all pathways and features of interest on the restored landscape and the rest of Waun Las NNR, waymarker sign installation and restored landscape themed exhibition/s. The Heritage Officer will provide research and public engagement support for colleagues working on aspects of social and natural heritage, not only of landscapes and biodiversity but also science and horticulture and the relationship between man and the landscape.

People and Wildlife Officer - Hertfordshire County Council

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£20,903 - £23,080 pa pro rata

37 and 18 hours per week available / 3 year fixed term contract

Are you interested in working with young people and their families to develop and deliver engaging nature-based experiences that support participants’ emotional wellbeing and facilitate practical conservation volunteering opportunities?  YC Hertfordshire, in partnership with the Herts & Middlesex Wildlife Trust, has launched an exciting new project ‘Go Wild at Hudnall’, funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Team Member - Quantock and Exmoor Ltd

Salary: dependent on skills and experience

Hours: full time position 37.5 hours per week

Based near Taunton, Somerset.

Exciting opportunity to join our team! Fencing, gates and railings installer.

The Role: On a daily basis planning, preparing tools and equipment, carrying out works to a high standard, within expected time scale and leaving site tidy at the end of the day. Various works including installing all types of fencing (domestic and agricultural), installing estate railings and gates, groundworks and works on Public Rights of Way including installing gates and stiles, vegetation clearance and installing/renovating footpath bridges.

Forestry Manager and Assistant Forest Manager - Scottish Woodlands Ltd

Climate Change & Carbon Reduction Officer - North York Moors National Park Authority

Logo: North York Moors NPA

Initially a One Year Contract

(£26,000 - £28,600 with potential progression to £32,000)

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK covering the North York Moors National Park and Scarborough Borough. Working jointly for both the Authority and the Council, this new post will take a lead on climate change issues and reducing carbon emissions of both organisations’ activities to achieve net carbon zero by 2030.

Visitor Services Assistant - Forestry England

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Salary £18,235
Forestry England, East England Forest District (EEFD) is responsible for managing circa 35,000ha of Public Forest Estate land, including Wendover Woods. EEFD employs over 100 people. The site currently attracts approximately 410,000 visitors per annum and it is anticipated that the new developments will significantly increase this number. Visitors are typically attracted to the site for Tree Top Adventure – Go Ape! Cycling, walking, play, events and other activities such as the Gruffalo Trail. As part of the ongoing development of the site we are now seeking to appoint a Visitor Services Assistant on an Annualised Contract – 25 hours per week

Visitor Services Officer - Forestry England

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Salary £20,752
Wendover woods is located within the Chilterns AONB, five miles east of Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire. The centre completed an exciting £4.5 million major capital investment project in 2018/19 which brought a brand new café, car park facilities, toilets, car park management system and play facilities to the site. These exciting developments significantly enhanced the capacity and potential for the site to develop and diversify the recreation offer. As part of the ongoing development of the site we are now seeking to appoint a Visitor Services Officer

Lecturer - Wildlife and Conservation Management - SRUC

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Part-Time, Fixed Term

Barony Campus

£31,115 - £38,310 per annum, pro rata

SRUC is a widely respected further and higher education institute dedicated to producing specialist research, delivering high quality education and providing comprehensive consultancy services in the rural sector within the UK and beyond. An organisation unique in Scotland and one of the largest organisations of its kind in Europe; we aim to lead the way in innovation and sustainable development in the agriculture and rural sectors at local, national and international levels. We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our Wildlife & Conservation Management team at SRUC’s Barony Campus.

Skills for Bees: Cymru Project Officer - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Salary £21,000 (pro rata) per annum

This is a 0.8 FTE part-time, fixed term 3-year position, home-based in South Wales with occasional travel throughout the UK.

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a part-time (0.8 FTE) Skills for Bees Project Officer to lead on delivery of the Skills for Bees: Cymru project. Your primary role will be to recruit and work with volunteers to increase bumblebee surveying in south Wales, with a particular emphasis on training and mentoring volunteers for the BeeWalk scheme.

Horticulture Projects Officer - National Botanic Garden of Wales

The salary is £19,038.00 per annum.

This is a permanent position / Hours of work are 37.5 per week

The post holder will manage, deliver and identify further opportunities for contract growing and consultancy on behalf of NBG Wales. Horticultural skill, business acumen and the ability to manage relationships with commercial partners will be important attributes for the post.

Community Engagement Officer - Lakes and Ponds - City of London

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£33,370 - £38,060 per annum inclusive of all allowances

10-month FTC

Wanstead Park, Epping Forest

As Community Engagement Officer, you’ll ensure people know about our plans and have a chance to contribute to them. Expect to co-ordinate engagement, consultation and communication activities on major projects for Wanstead Park ponds and the wider Epping Forest, including Baldwins and Birch Hall dams.

Aviculturist - RSPB

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International - Gough Island
£21,718 to £24,294

Full time

Fixed term for 12 months

The Gough Island Restoration Programme is seeking Aviculturists who will be involved with the execution of the captive management strategy for two land bird species during the restoration operation on Gough Island.

Naturally Native Project Officer (x3) - Durham Wildlife Trust

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Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum

Durham WT: Full Time

Northumberland WT: Part Time (0.8FTE)

Tees Valley WT: Part Time (0.8FTE)

Fixed term contract: 3 years

The Wildlife Trusts in the North East (Durham, Northumberland, 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 will tackle the 2 major causes of water vole decline, predation by American mink, an introduced non-native species, and habitat fragmentation. Naturally Native will provide a model for reversing the harm done to our ecosystems by non-native species and will restore our natural heritage for future generations.

Senior Project Officer - The Conservation Volunteers

Logo: The Conservation Volunteers

Based in Kingston Upon Hull - Humber Region.

35 hours per week

Salary: 19,500 - £21,500 depending on experience per annum

The Hull branch has been running environmental projects in the Humber area since 2004.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, adaptable and committed person to join our team for this important post. This key post holder will manage a number of projects but primarily the well-established Midweek Volunteer Group. This volunteer group delivers a varied programme of practical environmental projects in urban and rural locations around the Humber and East Yorkshire area every week throughout the year.

Visitor Assistant - Nene Park Trust

Logo: Nene Park Trust

Salary: £4.55 - £8.72 per hour, dependent upon age & experience

Hours: Zero Hour

Contract: Fixed Term 12 months

Location: Peterborough

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Nene Park Trust for the recruitment of a number of seasonal Visitor Assistants to support the continued improvements in customer service within a high quality 1,725 acre country park in Peterborough. This important role, part of the wider Trust’s Operations Team, will support the delivery of a high-quality service from the Visitor Centre and Gift Shop in Ferry Meadows Country Park, incorporating information, retail and visitor assistance, and acting as a point of contact between the Trust and members of the public seeking information about the Park, its activities and events.

Housekeeper / Estate Maintenance Couple Required - Ardverikie Estate

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Accommodation in the form of a two bedroomed private flat within the main house is provided.

A prominent Highland estate in Inverness‐shire is now recruiting for a couple to fulfil the roles of Part Time Housekeeper and Estate Maintenance Worker.

The Housekeeper will be responsible for the cleaning and care of the main house on the estate, which is occupied by members of the family but also hosts occasional events such as weddings and house tours. The Maintenance Worker will carry out a wide range of duties associated with a diverse highland estate.

Marine Policy Officer - Scottish Wildlife Trust

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Edinburgh (due to coronavirus-related restrictions, home working will be required until office can be re-opened)

£24,000 pro rata per annum

Full-time position

Fixed term for 2 years

A key component of the Trust’s work towards achieving a healthy and productive marine environment has been its Living Seas project, which focuses on marine planning, policy, and community engagement at both national and local levels. The Trust is keen to increase its capacity to engage with Scotland’s marine environment, and is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and driven Marine Policy Officer to join it’s Living Seas team. The role will focus predominantly on developing and advocating the Trust’s position on marine nature-based solutions and the role they can play in tackling climate change, reversing biodiversity loss, and supporting Scotland’s green recovery.

Woodland Biodiversity Project Officer - The Small Woods Association

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£26,466 (Full Time Post) 4.5-year fixed term contract

This new role provides a unique and exciting opportunity to join the Small Woods Association woodland management and advisory team. We are looking for an innovative motivated individual who is passionate about woodland biodiversity, with excellent knowledge and experience of woodland habitats and, the principles of biodiversity and woodland ecology and a passion to communicate their role and importance in addressing the biodiversity crisis and the climate emergency.

Planning Forester - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Based in Oban or Fort William

£28,116 - £30,159 plus benefits

We’re looking for enthusiastic, practical, creative people to join the West Region team to help shape the future of Scotland’s forests and land. Working with other colleagues and external stakeholders you will facilitate and coordinate the revision and preparation of UKFS compliant plans. These plans will map all future work and programmes and you will engage with others to produce plans that will deliver a wide range of key land management objectives into the future.

Senior Ecologist - Ecolocation

Logo: Ecolocation

Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Warwickshire (home-based)

Hours: Full time/part time/flexible – options available

Position type: Permanent to start no later than December 2020

Ecolocation are looking to recruit a permanent Senior Ecologist position with a specialism in bats, starting as soon as possible but no later than December 2020. We are very happy to consider full time or part-time hours as well as flexible working; what we’re really keen on is for you to be the right person for the job with the right skills to complement our existing team.

Forester - Abbeystead Estate - Grosvenor Estate

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The Abbeystead Estate, Lancashire, part of the Grosvenor Estate - which encompasses all the activities of the Grosvenor family - is recruiting for a forester to join its highly skilled and respected team that is responsible for the sustainable management of woodlands on the estate.

Reporting to the Deputy Head Forester, the role requires a practical and motivated person with forestry experience to help in delivering the annual timber harvesting programme.

Programme Manager – Forestry & Arboriculture Short Course Provision - Plumpton College

£29,909 to £34,665

Location: Plumpton, Lewes BN7 3AE

We are seeking an exceptional Programme Manager to join our high performing team, leading our growing intensive forestry training provision. We are passionate about Forestry and Arboriculture and innovative in our approach to delivery, which results in outstanding achievement rates, a high external reputation and students achieving awards outside of the college curriculum.

Arboricultural Officer - East Devon District Council

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£29,577 - £32,234 per annum

Honiton & Exmouth

Full time

East Devon is independently recognised as an outstanding place and so it follows that its council must also strive to be outstanding. Everything we do is aimed at ensuring that East Devon is a place that people want to live in, work in, visit and enjoy. Our ambition is to be an outstanding council which works together with local people to create great value services and an outstanding community, economy and environment for East Devon, now and for future generations.

Forest Liaison Officer - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Based in Oban or Lochgilphead

£28,116 - £30,159 plus benefits

We’re looking for enthusiastic, practical, creative people to join the West Region team to help shape the future of Scotland’s forests and land.

West Region covers mainland Argyll (excluding Cowal), Mull and Lochaber. It is in one of the most wooded areas of Scotland. The landscape is characterised by the spectacular mountain scenery, coastal features, sea and inland lochs and extensive hills.

Outdoor Learning & Wellbeing Officer - Kyle & Lochalsh Community Trust

Logo: Kyle & Lochalsh Community Trust

Part time (25 hrs), fixed term 3 Years, £17,857 per annum

An innovative Outdoor Learning & Wellbeing Officer will deliver activities and help to connect people with the Plock. A social prescribing aspect of the project will be guided by a steering group supported through the Highland Green Health Partnership. We have successfully secured 3 years project funding from the Community Lottery Fund & the Heritage Lottery Fund to improve the condition of the Plock and introduce a variety of conservation volunteering opportunities and activities that will connect people with the Plock, improve their health and well-being and help them to learn new skills.

Ranger - Kyle & Lochalsh Community Trust

Logo: Kyle & Lochalsh Community Trust

Full time, fixed term 3 Years, £26,000 per annum

Kyle & Lochalsh Community Trust is committed to instigating and delivering social, economic, and environmental regeneration projects and local services. We are looking for an enthusiastic Ranger who will oversee the maintenance and management of the Plock; the infrastructure projects works; the work of our keen conservation volunteers; the Community Shed project as well as help to deliver activities and work to raise awareness of the Plock

Woodland Officer - Scottish Forestry - Scottish Forestry

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Locations: Dingwall, Dumfries, Battleby, Hamilton, Huntly and Selkirk.

£28,116 - £30,159 plus benefits

Here in Scottish Forestry (SF) we are looking for new members to join our forestry team. Would you like to work in forestry? Want to work in one of our fantastic locations across Scotland? If yes, why not think about joining one of Scottish Forestry’s Conservancy teams? It’s an exciting time to join SF. We are a relatively new executive agency of Scottish Government, which supports the delivery of the Scottish Government’s updated framework for forestry in Scotland, including woodland expansion and the regulation of felling. We want you to become part of our new organisation and help shape the future of forestry in Scotland.

Arboricultural Officer - Epping Forest District Council

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Hours 36 per week

You will be responsible for overall management of the Council’s large and varied tree stock located in streets, open spaces and woodlands across the District. Duties will include the day-to-day supervision of a major tree maintenance contract and overseeing the work of contractors associated with this. You will be required to plan and develop tree planting projects and also supervise a member of staff completing this and other basic tree maintenance operations.

Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer for Yorkshire - Natural England

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The Yorkshire & northern Lincolnshire Area Team in Natural England is looking to recruit a new Catchment Sensitive Farming Officer (CSFO) for the Yorkshire river catchments.

Catchment Sensitive Farming (CSF) is a partnership between Defra, Natural England and the Environment Agency which operates through a network of CSFOs and local partners in each priority catchment. CSF aims to help meet Water Framework Directive targets and drinking water quality standards by reducing diffuse water pollution from agriculture (DWPA).

Biodiversity Curator - Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery

Logo: Tuillie House Museum & Art Gallery

£25,013 - £26,687– progression within this pay scale will be subject to satisfactory performance management reviews.
Full Time, fixed term (January 2021 – January 2023)
A unique and exciting opportunity to work in the most biodiverse county in England with both a nationally Designated museum collection and one of the largest and oldest biodiversity data centres in the UK. Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery Trust is a major independent regional museum welcoming over 200,000 visitors every year. The Museum’s Natural Science collection is Designated for a reason – it is a comprehensive, scientifically important, and nationally significant collection of 300,000+ specimens that represent the flora, fauna and geology of Cumbria.

Director of Income Generation, Marketing and Communications - Kent Wildlife Trust

Logo: Kent Wildlife Trust

Salary Range: Up to £55,000

Location: Kent

We are looking for someone to join us as Director of Income Generation, Marketing and Communications, who has the dynamism and ambition to accelerate our efforts in realising our vision of a Wilder Kent, where nature is restored to abundance for at least 30% of the county over the next 25 years. You will bring leadership and innovation to our income generating activities positioning us to maximise our conservation impact, engage people in support of our Conservation delivery and to become a self-sustaining and resilient operation.

Trainer Assessor in Countryside and Water Environment (South East Region – Home Based) - Bridgwater & Taunton College

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Salary: £25,997 - £27,727 per annum

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

Operations Officer - NatureScot

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37 hours a week

Temporary to 31 March 2022

Salary £27,136 per annum

Location: Lochgilphead

This exciting post affords a varied workload to help NatureScot deliver its policies and priorities in Argyll & Outer Hebrides. The post will principally be working within Mid-Argyll and Kintyre, but will also support work in other parts of Argyll and there will be an expectation of being able to work flexibly throughout the area.

‘Back from the Brink’ Cotswolds Conservation Officer - Butterfly Conservation

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Ten Month Fixed Term Contract, 37 hours per week (1fte), Home-based

Location: England (South West)

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic Conservation Officer to deliver the final year of the ‘Back from the Brink’ Cotswolds project across target limestone grasslands. The Conservation Officer will be responsible for co-ordinating and delivering the project Activity Plan, particularly focusing on working with landowners and partner organisations to deliver species focused outcomes and ensuring the project legacy is sustained.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

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Location: Dorset
Salary: Starting at £21,718 to £24,293 Per Annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity to join a busy team in delivering our habit management and infrastructure maintenance across a suite of reserves throughout Dorset. You will be leading up teams of volunteers for practical tasks and surveying, maintaining machinery, paths and structures and keeping records of all we do and how we have done it.

Head of Recreation and Ranger Services - North York Moors National Park Authority

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Helmsley, York

£37,890 - £40,876 per annum

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to work in one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK and help to shape our work making this National Park a great place for the public to enjoy. We need a high-quality person to lead our Ranger and Apprentice Services and be part of a wider team of around 110 staff and 600 volunteers who are delivering a great service in a wonderful environment. You will be playing the leading role to ensure our work on recreation and access continues to be strong, creative and dynamic, providing excellent opportunities for the public to enjoy our fantastic National Park.

Experienced Arborist/ Commercial Landscaper - Nimrod Environmental Ltd

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Competitive rates of pay depending on experience.

Core hours 08:00 – 17:00.

Trading for 13 years, Nimrod Environmental is a CHAS Approved and Gold Level Construction Line member operating mainly in Yorkshire but extending Nationwide.

Nimrod specialises in Japanese Knotweed Eradication, tree surgery, commercial landscaping and site clearance works for a wide range of prestigious clients.

We are looking to employ an experienced climbing arborist who can work well with others as part of a friendly and professional team. Daily roles will vary but will include tasks such as tree surgery, commercial maintenance, commercial landscaping and invasive weed management.

Project Manager - Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust

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The Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust have been carrying out scientific research into game and wildlife, and conservation for over 80 years. We use science to promote game and wildlife management as an essential part of nature conservation.

In Scotland we are proud of our hill-edge demonstration farm, called Auchnerran, on Deeside, covering 417 ha plus extensive hill grazings. Now in its 6th year of operation, we are seeking a Project Manager to take the operation to the next level, to maximise scientific research, inform future farming models and increasing the project’s influence through-out Scotland, as an education and demonstration resource from school children to politicians.

Horticulture / Wildlife Supervisor - Alternatives West Dunbartonshire Community Drug Services

The salary is £23,960 FTE, pro rata to £19,168 per annum.

The post is 28hrs/week variable, including some evening and weekend working.

Here is an exciting new opportunity to really make a difference. The post of Horticulture / Wildlife Supervisor with Alternatives West Dunbartonshire Community Drug Services is on offer, as part of the safe, therapeutic provision of work placement and qualification opportunities for the Alternatives clients in recovery, working with the wider community.

Climate Action Lead - Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Location: Woods Mill / Home Working

Salary: £21,860.89 £29,147.85 pro rata

Contract Type: Fixed term (9 months) / Hours: 35 hours per week

Sussex Wildlife Trust has a target to achieve Net Zero carbon emissions by 2030, but needs to understand its overall emission and sequestration figures as soon as possible, ideally reaching net zero emissions significantly sooner than 2030. Net Zero for Sussex Wildlife Trust is set against a backdrop of a deeper understanding of the current and future role of our own Estate in carbon storage and potential sequestration.

Natural Prospects Traineeships - Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country

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Birmingham and the Black Country

£9,000 bursary + £1,000 training budget and £250 PPE budget

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Do you love wildlife and working outdoors? Are you practical and want to learn new skills? Thinking about a career in wildlife conservation? The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country are providing six vacancies in a series of one-year practical conservation training placements to highly motivated individuals with a keen interest in wildlife and conservation.

Maintenance Team Member - Princes Risborough Town Council

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Princes Risborough Town Council is looking for a maintenance team operative. With a love of the outdoors and a passion for ensuring that our parks and town verges are presented in first-class order, you will be practical in nature and be comfortable with the safe use of an array of grounds maintenance tools. You will support in the inspection and maintenance of play areas, litter picking, grass cutting, and fencing/bench repair, along with a variety of vegetation management.

Forest Manager/ Senior Forest Manager - Scottish Woodlands Ltd

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Due to our increasing activities and expanding work programme in North West Scotland, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Forest Manger/Senior Forest Manager to join our progressive team to service both our existing client base and expanding business. We service this area from our Fort William office.

Reporting directly to the Regional Manager, the role involves all aspects of woodland establishment, restructuring and management from planning through to harvesting. The position includes the requirement to liaise directly with a range of clients, prepare and manage budgets, report writing, grant scheme applications, cost control, planning of operations and site supervision.

Countryside/Chainsaw Operative - ES Mitigation & Management Limited

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ES Mitigation & Management, an ecological contractor and part of the ESL Group based in Broadway WR12, are looking for operatives to join our busy, friendly team working on sites throughout the UK. Work will involve both small and large scale vegetation clearance projects (trees and hedge felling), installing all types of ecological fencing, creating and managing a variety of green spaces, and wildlife mitigation services.