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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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Job of the Day: Friday 15th November

Waterway Operative with Canal and River Trust

Technical Support Land Management

Location: Bangor or Llanrwst

Grade & Salary: 3 - £22,885 rising to £25,516 over four years

Type of contract: FTA for 9 months

Work pattern: Full time, Monday to Friday.

The post holder will provide business and technical support to the Operations Manager, managing selected business applications and administration systems. This will include administrative, analytical, organisational, technical and customer service activities, connected to the management of NRW land or assets supporting the Team Leader.


  • Closing Date: 01/12/2019
  • Location: Bangor or Llanrwst
  • Posted: 15/11/2019
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Consultancy Manager

Salary: £43,000 pa

Contract type: Permanent / Full time

Location: Nottingham, NG1 1EA

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


  • Delete Date: 13/12/2019
  • Location: Nottingham, NG1 1EA
  • Posted: 15/11/2019
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Landscape Project Officer

Location: Haweswater/Lowther

Salary: £19,602 to £21,236 pro-rata - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range Hours: Part time - 15 hours per week

Contract: Fixed term until March 2021

You will be assisting the project team to deliver a Landscape Scale Nature, farming and community inspired initiative. Specifically you will help shape and deliver local community and wider stakeholder engagement to create a vision and a place-based plan that links community, business (including farming) and nature, that seeks to secure future investment in the landscape and its communities.


  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Haweswater/Lowther
  • Posted: 14/11/2019
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Thetford Forest Operations Foresters x 2

Forestry England is seeking two motivated foresters to join our Forestry Land Management team working across a multi-purpose forest environment in Thetford Forest on the Norfolk/Suffolk border. 

Working closely with three other foresters, one of the roles focuses on harvesting (contributing to the annual felling programme of approximately 100,000m3) and the other on establishment (involved in a planting programme of over a million trees a year). 


  • Closing Date: 05/12/2019
  • Location: Thetford Forest, Norfolk/Suffolk border
  • Posted: 14/11/2019
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Stakeholder Engagement Officer

Salary £20,188 pro rata

Temporary contract to 30/03/2020

Part-time (18.5 hours/week)

We are looking to take on 2 part-time Stakeholder Engagement Officers. This will help further the work of developing good relationships between different stakeholders across the south-west and south-east of Scotland. The focus will be on building relationships between landowners, gamekeepers, farmers and forestry working to inform, reassure and advise on how best to accommodate Golden Eagles on their land.


  • Closing Date: 29/11/2019
  • Location: South of Scotland
  • Posted: 14/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Newcastle

£26-33.5K & benefits

BSG Ecology was established in 1997, and is one of the largest independent ecological practices in the UK with a nationwide permanent staff of fifty, over six offices.

This is a great opportunity to join our experienced, friendly and innovative Newcastle team, and one of the largest independent ecological consultancies in the UK. You will have the chance to become involved in a variety of interesting, complex and high-profile projects for a wide-range of clients, and to develop your skills in all aspects of consultancy work through mentoring, a structured review process and training programme.


  • Closing Date: 02/12/2019
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Posted: 14/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Salary: c£34,500 - depending on skills and experience (paid pro rata for part time)

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time or Part time

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

We are a close-knit, friendly and supportive team, with a relaxed office atmosphere. The majority of our projects are within an hour of our office, and as such over-night stays are typically infrequent. We are seeking an individual with the relevant level of consultancy experience and associated protected species licences.

Join our team and help to deliver our growth strategy.


  • Delete Date: 11/12/2019
  • Location: Nottingham, NG1 1EA
  • Posted: 13/11/2019
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Consultant Ecologist

Salary: Up to £24,774pa (pro-rata for part-time) - depending on skills and experience

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time or Part time

Location:  Nottingham, NG1 1EA

We have an opportunity to join our friendly team, based at our listed offices in the heart of the creative quarter in Nottingham.

As a commercial subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, we see conservation as a core value. When delivering our clients’ projects and objectives, we look for biodiversity net-gain wherever possible and deliver innovative solutions.


  • Delete Date: 11/12/2019
  • Location: Nottingham, NG1 1EA
  • Posted: 13/11/2019
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Head of Conservation

Salary: £40,655 - £42,944 per annum

Hours: Full time Permanent - 37.5hrs per week

Based: Devizes SN10 1NJ

This is an exciting opportunity to join of one of the UK’s leading environmental charities. Your appointment as Head of Conservation will be an opportunity to let your vision and leadership shine, as you take responsibility for the development and delivery of the Trust’s conservation objectives. In addition, as a member of the Senior Leadership Team you will share collective responsibility for the day to day management of the Trust as a whole.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2019
  • Location: Devizes SN10 1NJ
  • Posted: 13/11/2019
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Conservation Officer (Environmental Land Management Schemes)

Grade 10 £30,507 to £33,799

An opportunity has arisen for a Conservation Officer to co-ordinate the delivery of a DEFRA-funded ‘Tests and Trials’ project which aims to lay the foundations for a new Environmental Land Management system which supports Nature Recovery and other Ecosystem Services in the North Pennines. The Test will involve working collaboratively with farmers and land managers in the co-design of simple land management plans, rooted in the AONB Management Plan.


  • Delete Date: 11/12/2019
  • Location: Stanhope
  • Posted: 13/11/2019
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High Downs Conservation Project Officer

Full-time, three-year fixed-term contract

Salary: Up to £27,162, dependant on skills and experience.

Location: Targeted work on nature reserves and areas of conservation importance in the East Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The High Downs Project will enhance the landscape quality and condition across the project area through the restoration and recreation of old habitats to enhance the biodiversity and aesthetics of the countryside. This post is crucial to the delivery and further development of the High Downs LEI Project, including:  recruiting and managing volunteers, ensuring the development and delivery of the programme of works and engaging with Kent Wildlife Trust colleagues, partners, landowners and the local community.


  • Closing Date: 05/12/2019
  • Location: Kent
  • Posted: 12/11/2019
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Project Officer - Biodiversity Action Team

Salary: £17,500 - £19,500 per annum, pro rata

Based in Colchester

14 hours per week, working alternate Sundays on a fixed term basis for 1 year

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the delivery of our Essex practical conservation volunteering activities. You will have experience of working with volunteers, a wide range of practical environmental conservation skills and the personality, aptitude and experience to share them with volunteers of differing abilities. 


  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Colchester, Essex
  • Posted: 12/11/2019
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Job of the Day: Monday 11th November

Environmental Scientist with Canal and River Trust

Conservation Officer - Evidence and Data

Two year contract, 35 hours per week, based at the headquarters of Shropshire Wildlife Trust in Shrewsbury.

The Trust wishes to see a natural environment that is safeguarded yet dynamic, a resilient place where all can enjoy a sustainable future, recognising that the economy depends on the environment. To achieve this we need the best available evidence to ensure our conservation practice and policy are fit for the opportunities and challenges facing wildlife across the County.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2019
  • Location: Shrewsbury
  • Posted: 11/11/2019
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Rural Development Land Management Officer

Salary: Grade   7 Points, 23-28, £26,999 - £31,371  

Contract – Full Time fixed term until 31 December 2021

The post of Rural Development Land Management Officer will be responsible for delivering the activities set out under the Rural Development Local Action Plan. The activities will develop local capacity in land management, encourage rural economic development and oversee the delivery of land management activities that form part of the Eastern Valleys Upland Integrated Natural Resource Management Plan.


  • Closing Date: 21/11/2019
  • Location: Torfaen
  • Posted: 11/11/2019
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Regional Harvesting and Marketing Manager

South West Scotland / North West England

Scottish Woodlands Ltd is a leading forestry management company with a long tradition of serving forest owners and investors in Scotland and the rest of the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of forest, estate and land-related services underpinned by our in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality. The business is largely employee owned, and this encourages a dedication and commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and customer focus.


  • Closing Date: 02/12/2019
  • Location: South West Scotland / North West England
  • Posted: 11/11/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 11/11/2019

Learning Volunteer, National Trust

European Solidarity Corps Volunteer Island Birds Project, Association BIOM, BirdLife partner Croatia

Immersive Volunteer Ranger Box Hill and Headley Heath, National Trust

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All Volunteer Adverts Here

Head of Land Management

Full time role

Salary Range: Up to £43,000

Based Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

Kent Wildlife Trust is seeking a Head of Land Management to take proactive, strategic, management responsibility for the management of its estates team, its Nature Reserves and the land that it manages for third parties.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity for someone with a proven commitment to conservation to make a real difference to the conservation of our wildlife heritage in Kent.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2019
  • Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 08/11/2019
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Seasonal Wardens for West Berkshire

Salary: £11.53 per hour (FTE £20,987 per annum)

Based at: Estovers, Greenham Common, Newbury

2 Wardens: 26 week fixed term contract (10 February to 10 August 2020)

Working hours: 30 hours per week for first 2 weeks and the last week, then an average of 25 hours per week including early mornings, evenings and weekends, worked on a rota system.

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 05/12/2019
  • Location: Estovers, Greenham Common, Newbury
  • Posted: 08/11/2019
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Land Management Officer

The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4HA

£22,500 - £25,000 per annum pro rata (depending on experience)

15 - 22.5 hours per week, 0.4 - 0.6 FTE. (Flexible working patterns can be arranged.)

Fixed Term Contract to 31.12.2022

Are you passionate and knowledgeable about wildlife conservation? Do you have experience of delivering successful land management projects? Do you have great communication and customer service skills? If so, we would like to hear from you, and for you to play key role in a small team to create more, bigger, and better connected habitats across the Central Chilterns.


  • Closing Date: 27/11/2019
  • Location: The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4HA
  • Posted: 08/11/2019
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Country Parks Manager

37 hours a week (some weekend/evening working will be required)

Salary £42,150 per annum

We are committed to making a positive difference for all the residents, businesses and visitors to Eastleigh and we are proud to be delivering on our promise to create sustainable and healthy communities and increase employment and wellbeing opportunities for all. Eastleigh’s award-winning country parks are fundamental to achieving this goal, and are a vital part of our community, so as our new Country Parks Manager you will have a key role in their continued success by shaping the visitor experience and making the parks a great place to visit, play and work. 


  • Closing Date: 24/11/2019
  • Location: Eastleigh
  • Posted: 07/11/2019
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Countryside Ranger

Location: Cheshire

Salary: £23,836 - £26,999 per annum

Hours per week: 37

The purpose of the job is to develop, manage, and maintain countryside recreation and nature conservation sites and facilities within the Borough using a range of recognised best practice countryside management techniques, to ensure high standards of service provision and delivery to the public. This job is primarily although not exclusively, centred on the management of the Longhorn cattle herd which are used as a way to improve and promote the ecological diversity of our land.


  • Closing Date: 06/12/2019
  • Location: Cheshire
  • Posted: 07/11/2019
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Riverlution Community Engagement Officer

River Stewardship Company

£22,000pa pro-rata

21 hours per week (2-3 days per week including weekends), permanent

Sheffield-based with travel across Yorkshire

The Riverlution Community Engagement Officer will be responsible primarily for delivering regular volunteer days on the riverbank, with further scope to include additional engagement events such as citizen science activities, wildlife walks and educational activities as our Riverlution programme develops. They will engage with our existing volunteers but also work to expand our volunteer network both in number and reach. Other tasks will focus on training and skills development within targeted communities to increase the social impact of Riverlution.


  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Posted: 07/11/2019
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Conservation Scientist - Natural Climate Solutions

Location: The Lodge / Cambridge (David Attenborough Building)
Salary: £25,643 to £27,585 per annum. Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.
Hours: Full Time Contract: 14 month Fixed Term contract

Climate change and biodiversity loss are affecting people and nature and land management will be key to ameliorating the effects of both. RSPB is seeking a talented conservation scientist with good GIS and analytical skills to join projects examining the spatial conservation and climate change mitigation consequences of land management and restoration in the UK and Europe.


  • Closing Date: 11/12/2019
  • Location: Cambridge or Sandy
  • Posted: 07/11/2019
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Volunteer and Penwith Hedges Coordinator

Penwith Landscape Partnership

Employed by the Lead Partner, Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Full-time, fixed contract to December 2022

Based in St Just

Salary £21,930pa

The Penwith Landscape Partnership scheme seeks to conserve and enhance the special landscape of Penwith in the far west of Cornwall, making a lasting difference to its heritage, people and communities. Volunteering is central to the success of the scheme. We are looking for a committed individual with great organisational and people skills to support and develop the strong volunteering network, working closely with the other PLP team members.


  • Closing Date: 24/11/2019
  • Location: St Just, Cornwall
  • Posted: 07/11/2019
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Ecologist

£30,921 pa inclusive of allowances

Fixed-term contract for 24 months

Based Birmingham with regular travel across the West Midlands

Here at the Canal & River Trust, we know life’s better by the water. We also know that conservation, sustainable development and enhancement of the natural environment are key to our success in maintaining the inland waterway work and ensuring our waterways are fit for modern-day use. As an ecologist, working as part of our Environment Team, you will therefore be providing the advice and expertise we need to achieve our strategic vision, now and in the future.


  • Closing Date: 26/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham / West Midlands
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Assistant Park Manager

Circa £22,000 depending on experience

Dalkeith Country Park has been enjoyed by visitors for 120 years and its woodlands, riverside trails, cycle tracks and events calendar are valued by visitors from near and far. The Park includes Fort Douglas which is an exciting adventure play park for visitors of all ages, while the stable yard houses Restoration Yard, a unique venture comprising a retail store, coffee bar, restaurant, foodhall and wellness space.

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring the Park grounds and infrastructure are maintained to the highest standards.


  • Closing Date: 21/11/2019
  • Location: Dalkeith, Edinburgh
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Community Tree Nursery and Engagement Officer (Part-time)

Salary: £12,900 (22.5 hours per week - 0.6 full time equivalent)

Do you enjoy working with volunteers and engaging people to improve their environment?  Do you want to help create a local resource of trees collected from local seed for planting across the Thames Chase Community Forest?  Do you want to help manage this tree stock and educate current and future generations about the benefits of trees?  If so please read on to find out more about a new and unique opportunity to work in the Thames Chase Community Forest.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Thames Chase
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Ecologist

Salary: £27,905 - £31,371 (Band 7)

Experienced Ecologist required to provide specialist advice to planning officers, developers and to the public throughout all stages of the development management and strategic planning process.You will provide advice to Planning Officers and developers, review planning applications and assist with policy development, working with colleagues across the Planning Service to secure the best outcomes for nature in contexts varying from small housing schemes to the working and restoration of large mineral sites. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is working to conserve and enhance nature across England’s most northerly county, from intertidal habitats and coastal bird populations to upland meadows, heaths and blanket bogs.


  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Health, Safety and Environment Advisor

Location: North Wales Office

Salary: £25,643 to £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking a committed, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to support our health, safety and environmental management systems across RSPB Cymru. The role will involve advising staff and volunteers on health and safety matters across the full range of our operations in the region, which includes nature reserves, membership recruitment, research projects, shops, catering outlets and offices (including our Wales HQ in Cardiff).


  • Closing Date: 20/11/2019
  • Location: North Wales Office
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist (bats, birds – SE England)

Woking, Surrey

Starting December 2019

Permanent, with three-month probationary period

Salary £30,000 +

CGO Ecology is a consultancy with a small team of staff, and a wide network of subcontractors and associates. We need a skilled and licensed bat ecologist, with proven experience obtaining bat EPS mitigation licences, to join our Dorset team. Good ornithological skills and a range of other ecological expertise would be a bonus.

The position is home-based, ideally in Surrey or Berkshire, but other parts of Southeast England considered.


  • Delete Date: 04/12/2019
  • Location: Home-based, ideally in Surrey or Berkshire
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Data Controller

c £30,000 per annum fte

Full time or 4 day week considered

Do you love the inner complexities of a membership database?

Do you thrive on knowing the details of Data Protection regulations?

The Trust needs an experienced Data Controller who really understands the beneficial workings of a membership and CRM database and how using the data can deliver business targets.


  • Closing Date: 27/11/2019
  • Location: Pirbright, Surrey
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Senior Ranger

£21,500 to £23,500 depending on experience

Immediate start - Permanent position.

Based at Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Ranger to join our dynamic team. Based at the Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve and Countryside Attraction with all the fantastic facilities and activities it has to offer, the purpose of the role will be twofold: to manage the daily requirements of the central hub of the site throughout the busy summer period, ensuring a great experience for our visitors.


  • Closing Date: 16/12/2019
  • Location: Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Visitor Services Coordinator (Deputy Manager)

Wendover Woods attracts over 400,000 visitors per year and is located five miles East of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. The site has recently benefited from a major capital investment project which has brought a new café, car park facilities, toilets, car park management system and play trail. As Visitor Services Coordinator you will be tasked with developing and improving the visitor experience and growing the business in ways that offer superb visitor experiences. 


  • Closing Date: 01/12/2019
  • Location: Wendover Woods, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 05/11/2019
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DNAire Community Engagement Officer

Location: Currently in Shipley, Bradford

Remuneration: ca. £25,000 pa (plus pension, expenses)

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week but note that significant working at weekends and evenings is likely to be necessary.

Fixed Term 3-year contract until December 2022

Developing the Natural Aire (DNAire) is a partnership project with The Environment Agency. DNAire will once again allow Atlantic salmon to spawn in our river after an absence of 200 years.  To celebrate their return and to safeguard the future of the river we are launching a wide-reaching programme of community engagement.  Through this we will connect local communities to their local river.


  • Closing Date: 29/11/2019
  • Location: Currently in Shipley, Bradford
  • Posted: 05/11/2019
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Dartmoor Hill Farm Officer

Grade 4: £22,462 - £26,317

Full time – 37 hours per week

Fixed term contract until April 2022

The Dartmoor Hill Farm Project was established through a partnership to support a viable future for Dartmoor farmers by providing advice and information, promoting skills development, and offering a single point of contact to rural communities and partners regarding key issues.

Based in Princetown as a key member of the Dartmoor Hill Farm Project team, you will build on existing links established with the farming community to develop, promote, administer and evaluate an inclusive programme of training events to help build more sustainable rural communities. You will work directly with farmers, acting as a conduit to facilitate positive change and will be central to providing support at a critical time of uncertainty and reform.


  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Princetown, Devon
  • Posted: 05/11/2019
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Immersive Volunteer Role

National Trust Ranger team, Black Down Estate, Haslemere, Surrey.

c.30 hours per week for a period of 6-12 months (maximum 12 months).

The successful candidate would get an opportunity to develop their experience of countryside conservation on an estate with a variety of habitats including woodland, grassland and heathland as well dealing with small herds of in-hand cattle. This role will suit people who are looking to develop a career in the countryside management or conservation sector and want to gain practical experience on the ground in a variety of areas.


  • Closing Date: 26/11/2019
  • Location: Black Down Estate, Haslemere, Surrey
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 05/11/2019
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Environmental Education Countryside Ranger

35 hours per week

Salary:  £16,000 with accommodation provided

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

Throughout the year, the role will include traditional Ranger activities of site care, countryside management and care of livestock, and also the provision of high quality environmental education to a range of visitors, but predominantly primary school children.


  • Closing Date: 24/11/2019
  • Location: Chard, Somerset.
  • Posted: 05/11/2019
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Waterway Operative

£17,781 inclusive

Based Stalybridge

At the Canal & River Trust, we believe life is better by water. This is an opportunity to put that belief into practice, as you help transform our canals and rivers into spaces that local communities truly enjoy. Your job will be to maintain, conserve and improve some of our waterways in Greater Manchester – doing everything from removing litter and repairing towpaths to operating locks and bridges and providing emergency response. It’s an opportunity to work in a wonderfully unique outdoor environment.


  • Closing Date: 18/11/2019
  • Location: Stalybridge
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Conservation Placements

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has opportunities available at Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (Doncaster), Stirley Community Farm (Huddersfield) and York Head Office

You will receive benefits including a bursary of £250 per month, a £480 training budget and a £500 completion bonus.

Are you aged 24 or under? Are you looking to grow your career in conservation? If so then we would like to hear from you. We are looking for young people to join the Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders programme.  As part of the programme we help build your practical skills, conservation knowledge, leadership skills and employability in the conservation & environmental sector.


  • Delete Date: 02/12/2019
  • Location: Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (Doncaster), Stirley Community Farm (Huddersfield) and York Head Office
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Environmental Conservation Apprentice

Salary: £163.13 - £307.88 pw

Duration: 18 months (37.5 hours pw)

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Locations: Gibside, Clents Hill, Exmoor, West Yorkshire, Calke Abbey, Saltram, Langdale and Dartmoor

You will be working as part of the Ranger team locally delivering our ambitions for the Natural Environment. No previous experience or related knowledge is required.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to create a safe environment where the public can enjoy our environments and surrounding land and buildings, whilst protecting the environment, and creating habitats for species to thrive.


  • Closing Date: 18/11/2019
  • Location: Gibside, Clents Hill, Exmoor, West Yorkshire, Calke Abbey, Saltram, Langdale and Dartmoor
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Health Ranger

Location: Chester

Salary: £24,313 - £26,999 per annum, 37 hours per week

Would you like to inspire people to get active outdoors? Are you able to connect more people with nature on their doorstep for the health and wellbeing benefits it can bring? Can you develop innovative approaches to successfully attract the attention, interest and involvement of groups and individuals for whom engaging with nature may be unfamiliar territory?


  • Closing Date: 29/11/2019
  • Location: Chester
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Tree Officer

Salary: Grade 6 - £25,801 to £28,785 per year

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire

Are you passionate about Trees? If so, you could be the next Tree Officer we are looking for!  

Located in mid-Derbyshire, Amber Valley has an enviable and valued tree stock within its parks, cemeteries, local nature reserves and along the public highway.  The Council is looking to appoint a motivated tree professional to take the lead in the management and further improvement of these wonderful natural assets.  


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 04/11/2019

Trustee, Heart of England Forest

Northern Reserves Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

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All Volunteer Adverts Here

Ecologist

£30,921 pa inclusive of allowances

Fixed-term contract for 24 months

Based Birmingham with regular travel across the West Midlands

Here at the Canal & River Trust, we know life’s better by the water. We also know that conservation, sustainable development and enhancement of the natural environment are key to our success in maintaining the inland waterway work and ensuring our waterways are fit for modern-day use. As an ecologist, working as part of our Environment Team, you will therefore be providing the advice and expertise we need to achieve our strategic vision, now and in the future.


  • Closing Date: 26/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham / West Midlands
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Location: Glasgow

Role: Full Time

Salary: Dependent on experience

Neo Environmental are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified Senior Ecologist to be based in Glasgow and work on a broad variety of projects. The position will offer the right individual the opportunity to work for a well-established and growing environmental consultancy.

The successful candidate will work on projects including large energy developments, residential and mixed-use schemes, infrastructure, aggregates and commercial projects.


  • Delete Date: 29/11/2019
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Practical Land Management Officer

35 hour week (occasional evenings and weekends), full-time, 8% employer contribution stakeholder pension, 4% employee contribution. 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.  

Location: Lower Smite Farm, Hindlip near Worcester, but the post holder will be expected to travel to sites around Worcestershire. 

Are you passionate about wildlife conservation? We are looking for a confident, pro-active individual to join our Reserves Team. By recruiting and leading a team of up to four trainees you will be an integral part of the practical delivery of conservation work across 75+ nature reserves covering nearly 1200 hectares of unimproved grassland, ancient woodlands, heathlands and wetlands in Worcestershire.


  • Closing Date: 20/11/2019
  • Location: Lower Smite Farm, Smite Hill, Hindlip, Worcester
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist (Bats, Birds)

Starting December 2019

Permanent, with three-month probationary period

Salary £30,000 +

The position is home-based (Dorset/Hants area), and mainly involves travelling to jobs across this area and the Southeast, sometimes further, and with overnight stays where necessary. You would coordinate and conduct surveys and mitigation for bats (PRAs, nocturnal surveys, static detectors, transects), Breeding Bird Surveys, Winter Bird Surveys, Phase 1 habitat/PEAs, and surveys for reptiles, GCN, riparian mammals, and other protected species.


  • Delete Date: 28/11/2019
  • Location: Dorset/Hants area
  • Posted: 31/10/2019
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Junior Ranger Project Officer

Salary: £25,000 pro rata p.a.

Hours: Part-time, 0.5 FTE

Location: Pitlochry or Fort William. Home working may be considered depending on location.

Contract: Fixed term, 24 months

The Junior Ranger Programme is a well-established engagement scheme aimed at young people 11-18 years old. The John Muir Trust would like to develop a Junior Ranger programme across some of its inspiring wild places and we are recruiting a Junior Ranger Project Officer to support the development and implementation of this exciting venture.


  • Closing Date: 18/11/2019
  • Location: Pitlochry or Fort William
  • Posted: 31/10/2019
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Great Out-tours Franchise

Salary: Up to £100 per hour
Location: Your home County / Country / Area

Become an owner of an award winning, pioneering outdoor franchise. A business opportunity to inspire children in the countryside within your own County/Country.

The Great Out-tours Limited are looking for people who are passionate about the great outdoors and inspiring the imaginative minds of children, using the school countryside stage. The Great Out-tours specialise in running after-school clubs, in-school workshops (complementing any existing countryside activities), weekend clubs and parties. We are expanding and looking to engage franchise partners throughout the United Kingdom.


  • Delete Date: 28/11/2019
  • Location: Throughout the United Kingdom
  • Posted: 31/10/2019
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Development Planning Advisor (1)

Location: Aberystwyth

Grade & Salary: 4 - £25,076

Type of contract: Permanent

Work pattern: Full time

Role Purpose: The post holder will assess development proposals for potential environmental impacts across the breadth of NRW interests. They will respond to Local Development Plan and development casework consultations across several Local Planning Authority areas.


  • Closing Date: 19/11/2019
  • Location: Aberystwyth
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Senior Ecologist

As well as competitive pay, Bowland Ecology offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 20 days annual leave (increasing by one day each year, up to 10 years), pension scheme, training and paid professional subscriptions.

Bowland Ecology is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Senior Ecologist. The successful candidate will be a hands-on project managing individual with a comprehensive knowledge of wildlife regulation, best practice survey methodologies and mitigation techniques.


  • Closing Date: 29/11/2019
  • Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Ranger

(£21,467 - £24,047 per annum, dependent upon experience)

The post of Ranger forms a key role within Nene Park Trust’s Park Management Team, who are responsible for the day-to-day management of one of the most well-visited parks in the country with exciting ambitions for the future.

The post will help carry out Ranger duties within the Park to ensure it is well-managed and maintained, conserving its important heritage and ensuring it provides a welcoming environment for Park visitors.


  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Landscape Partnership Manager

Fixed term contract until 30/06/2024    

Salary: £32,029 - £33,799

Base: Near Tollard Royal, Wiltshire                  

Do you have the passion, drive, experience and enthusiasm to deliver a new, innovative five-year scheme comprising 20 ambitious projects? The Cranborne Chase and Chalke Valley Landscape Partnership has been awarded £1.68m from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. Together with partner match funding, this £2.7m scheme aims to enhance the natural, historic and cultural heritage of this stunning, historic landscape through encouraging widespread community engagement and involvement.


  • Closing Date: 24/11/2019
  • Location: Near Tollard Royal, Wiltshire
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Project Officer

Location Northleach, Gloucestershire

18.5 hours per week for two years

 

 

£25,416-£26,969 pro-rata 

Do you want to join the Cotswolds Conservation Board team to help deliver a lasting positive legacy for the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)?

The Cotswolds AONB Rail Corridor Enhancement Project is a two-year project which aims to address the adverse impacts of electrification works that have been carried out along a 10km section of the Great Western Main Line railway between Old Sodbury and Alderton in the South Gloucestershire section of the AONB.


  • Closing Date: 02/12/2019
  • Location: Northleach, Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Education Officer

Freelance, part-time, commencing Jan/Feb 2020

Three Hagges Woodmeadow, Escrick, York

Woodmeadow Trust is seeking a highly motivated individual to coordinate and deliver high quality outdoor educational activities at Three Hagges Woodmeadow.  The successful candidate will build relationships with local schools, develop and deliver curriculum-linked activities and develop and expand our outdoor education programme.  


  • Closing Date: 20/11/2019
  • Location: Three Hagges Woodmeadow, Escrick, York
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Biodiversity Projects Officer

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

£26,999 - £31,371 per annum Plus Benefits

Three Rivers District is an attractive mixture of town and countryside, situated in south west Hertfordshire, where the protection and enhancement of trees, woodlands and the landscape have a high priority. The Council is responsible for managing a number of key open spaces across the district, including six Local Nature Reserves including Croxley Common Moor SSSI. An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Community and Environmental Services team for a Biodiversity Projects Officer.


  • Delete Date: 26/11/2019
  • Location: Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 29/10/2019
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Environment Officer

Location: Buckley

Grade & Salary: £29,243.00 rising to £32,411.00 over four years

Type of contract: Fixed Term Contract until 20 November 2020

Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours

The post holder will play a defined role to achieve sustainable management of natural resources SMNR through the delivery of the multi-functional team remit at place.

Post holders will contribute specific technical expertise to the team in at least one area of work.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Buckley
  • Posted: 29/10/2019
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Farm & Environment Assistant

Salary dependant on experience but likely to be in the range of £22k - £25k

Based fulltime at our office in Hartfield, East Sussex.

An opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and capable individual to join our team.

CLM is the leading independent Farm Business Consultancy in the South East specialising in Environmental Grant schemes. We take a commercial approach to obtaining the best possible grant scheme outcomes for our clients and the habitats they manage.

We require a motivated client facing individual, ideally with some prior experience of rural grants and subsidies dealing with Natural England and Rural Payments Service.


  • Closing Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: Hartfield, East Sussex
  • Posted: 29/10/2019
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Volunteer Coordinator

£25,215 - £27,316 pa depending on experience

5 days per week

Based in Taunton

Are you ready to make your mark on the world of volunteer management supporting great people doing vital conservation work across Somerset?  Do you want to help a local charity develop its volunteering to supports its future strategy? Do you want to spread the word about Somerset’s wonderful wildlife and glorious landscapes and why we need to protect them now and in the future?


  • Closing Date: 15/11/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Area Warden (Medway Wetlands)

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. Nature is in trouble and it needs our help. Kent Wildlife Trust has a plan to aid nature’s recovery and we encourage people to join us to make a difference.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to join our team. As the Area Warden for the Medway Wetlands, you will be responsible for the day to day management of a range of important and varied conservation sites, including Peters Pit SAC, Holborough Marshes, Wouldham Common and Culand Pits.


  • Closing Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutor

Field Studies Council

Self-Employed

The Field Studies Council (FSC) is the UK’s leading charity sector provider of outdoor environmental education.  Much of our work is based at our Field Centres, which have an international reputation for high standards of school and university teaching and associated facilities. 

FSC West Group of centres is looking for self-employed Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutors to support our work in the delivery of adventurous activities and / or academic fieldwork and environmental education to a wide-ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All Through First-hand Experience’. 


  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: West Region
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Chainsaw and Brushcutter Operatives

Green Mantle (Ecosophy) Limited

Location: Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels

Pay: £16,800 pro rata; 35 hours/wk plus travel. Immediate start - end February 2020. Possibly longer. Mileage allowance.

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


  • Closing Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Site Supervisor

£20,000-£24,000 pa

Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

Are you passionate and committed about working outdoors, enjoy a wide variety of work as well as leading and developing people’s skills?

If you aspire to work for a company that values its staff and prides itself on high standards of workmanship and training opportunities, then this could be the right opportunity for you.


  • Delete Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Conservation Farming Manager

£29,800 p.a Plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution

35 hours per week

Are you a natural leader? Would you like to use your skills in conservation to help improve the wildlife and environmental value of farmland?

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is looking for a Conservation Farming Manager to join our North Team at Appleton Mill Farm near Pickering. Our ideal candidate will have experience of managing a productive farm enterprise, especially with a focus on nature conservation. The post holder will be responsible for the strategic development, management and coordination of the Trust’s livestock programme.


  • Closing Date: 19/11/2019
  • Location: Appleton Mill Farm near Pickering
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Nature Friendly Schools Officer x 2

£26200 p.a. pro rata plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

12 month Fixed Term Contract

35 hours per week

Are you a keen advocate of the ‘Nature Matters’ message and share our vision for creating Living Landscapes and Living Seas? Do you want to make a positive difference to mental health and wellbeing of young people and children?

We are seeking to appoint a Nature Friendly Schools Officer at both Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield and Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster. The post holder will lead on delivery of the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust element of this exciting national project working with primary schools in the West Yorkshire or South Yorkshire region.


  • Closing Date: 18/11/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield and Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 28/10/2019

Midweek Volunteer, The Conservation Volunteers

Volunteer Role - Minutes Secretary for Friends of Staunton Country Park, Friends of Staunton Country Park.

Volunteer Role - Health and Safety Officer for Friends of Staunton Country Park , Friends of Staunton Country Park

Expedition Leaders, British Exploring Society

Practical Reserve Management Placements, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

Reserve Management HQ – Office & Research placement, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

Practical Conservation Grazing Placement, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

Animal Presentations Placement , Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT)

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here

Senior Farm Advisor

Salary: £28,000 per annum FTE

Contract: Full-time (35 hours per week) or Part-time, fixed term contract of 6 months, with the possibility of extension

Based: The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford (flexibility available)

We are looking for a passionate and committed person to join our Conservation Strategy Directorate to help contribute to the Trust’s growing farm advisor work. The ideal candidate will have an agricultural background, with experience in delivering and implementing wildlife friendly agricultural advice and land management.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019 updated
  • Location: The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford (flexibility available)
  • Posted: 25/10/2019
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Foreman, Chainsaw Operators & Fencers

Immediate Start

Salary is dependent on experience

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


  • Delete Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: Dorset and across southern England/Wales
  • Posted: 25/10/2019
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Asset Information Definitive Map Officer

Grade: Sc5 – SO2 (£21,589 - £31,371)

Location: Stanton Way Highways Depot, Huntingdon

Hours: 37 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join Cambridgeshire County Council’s Asset Information Definitive Map Team. Based in the Highways Service, the post holder will enjoy working with in a team to help manage the Council’s Highways, Public Rights of Way and Commons/Town and Village Green Records, developing and promoting the public access for the benefit and enjoyment of the whole community.


  • Closing Date: 18/11/2019
  • Location: Stanton Way Highways Depot, Huntingdon
  • Posted: 25/10/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Salary Range: up to £36K DOE

Do you want to work for an award winning environmental consultancy whose ethos encapsulates the promotion and encouragement of sustainable and ethical environmental concepts and solutions that benefit all? A company where your contribution is valued and where your ingenuity is actively encouraged and rewarded? A Certified B Corporation that is not afraid to stand up for what it believes to be right?

We are looking for an experienced and licenced Senior Ecologist to join our Cotswolds team based in the beautiful market town of Cirencester.


  • Delete Date: 21/11/2019
  • Location: Cirencester
  • Posted: 24/10/2019
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Senior Fundraising Officer

Location: Flexible

Salary starting at: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 12 Months

Do you have the passion, drive, professionalism and enthusiasm to raise funds for the RSPB?

The RSPB England team is recruiting for a Senior Fundraising Officer. This is a fantastic opportunity to hone your skills in fundraising and project management. If you have enthusiasm for the work of the RSPB and can demonstrate your talents and transferable skills for fundraising, line management and leadership we would like to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 15/11/2019
  • Location: Flexible
  • Posted: 24/10/2019
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Environmental Scientist

Part-time, 22.5 hours per week

£31,180 pro rata inclusive of allowances

Based Birmingham

At the Canal & River Trust, we believe life is better by water. Set up in 2012 to care for historic waterways across England and Wales, we aim to bring wellbeing benefits to millions by transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people can spend time and feel better.

These historic, natural and cultural assets form part of the nation’s strategic and local green infrastructure network, linking urban and rural communities as well as habitats. And your role will be to help us implement the Environmental Management System that protects and improves them.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Posted: 23/10/2019
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Principal Research Officer, Wetland Science

HQ, Slimbridge, and travel to field sites

22.5 Hours per week

Fixed term maternity cover

£29,351 per annum pro rata

The Conservation Evidence Department is seeking an experienced Wetland Scientist to lead WWT’s research into the multiple benefits of Natural Flood Management (NFM). You will be a motivated and adaptable individual able to support a small team of field researchers and volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: HQ, Slimbridge, and travel to field sites
  • Posted: 23/10/2019
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Swindon Reserves Manager

Salary: £26,408

Hours: Full time permanent – 37.5 hrs/week (Monday – Sunday contract)

Based: The Whitworth Building, Blakehill Farm nature reserve

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Reserves Manager to join the Trust’s Conservation team. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to take on a key position that will assume responsibility for a suite of Wiltshire Wildlife Trust’s (WWT) nature reserves and some public open spaces in Swindon, ensuring that they meet their environmental, social and financial objectives.


  • Closing Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: The Whitworth Building, Blakehill Farm Nature Reserve
  • Posted: 23/10/2019
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Conservation Projects Officer

Full Time: 37.5hrs per week

Location: Northampton

Salary: £24,000 - £24,500 per annum

The Conservation Projects Officer (CPO) will assist with the production of up to date management plans for nature reserves, project co-ordination for work on nature reserves and in the wider countryside, and surveying and management advice to owners and managers of Local Wildlife Sites.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Northampton
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Tree Officer

Permanent  

Salary £29,235 to £35,298

Guildford Borough Council is looking for a pro-active, motivated and confident Tree Officer with a passion for trees and nature. We are offering a permanent position for this vital role within a small team committed to improving our Parks and Countryside.  

Guildford is a regional centre for leisure, business and education set in beautiful countryside which includes the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Guildford is a thriving market town and is a principal shopping destination with a vibrant night time economy and excellent transport links.    


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Guildford
  • Posted: 21/10/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 21/10/2019

Visitor Volunteer, RSPB

Schools On Reserves Volunteer, RSPB

Forest School Volunteer Assistant, A Touch of the Wild

Coast and Countryside Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

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All Volunteer Adverts Here

Senior Conservation Planner

Location: Cardiff or Bangor

Salary starting at: £29,507 to £34,425 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

The Senior Conservation Planner will lead our engagement with development planning, environmental management frameworks and casework in Wales, seeking to ensure they are fit for the purpose of tackling the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.


  • Closing Date: 15/11/2019
  • Location: Cardiff or Bangor
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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