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We are looking for a seasonal Gardener/Grounds Maintenance person to assist with the day to day upkeep and maintenance of the gardens, grounds and parkland across 120 acres and multiple sites. The successful candidate will undertake all aspects of gardening and ground maintenance; this will include a significant amount of lawn mowing and strimming. You will be working up to a 40 hour week. It is anticipated this seasonal position will continue until the end of September 2019.
We are looking for a skilled Gardener to assist with the day to day upkeep and maintenance to high horticultural standards of the gardens at Beaulieu visitor attraction.
The areas of high horticultural maintenance consist of a large, ornate, organic vegetable garden with soft and stone fruit and a large heritage orchard - the produce being used by the Montagu family and our onsite restaurant. Our glasshouses are used to propagate large numbers of seasonal bedding plants and a range of seedlings and early crops for the vegetable garden. We also display our grapes, apricots, peaches and nectarines in our restored vine house.
Job of the Day: Thursday 21st March
Permanent, Full Time 36 hours p/w
Chelmsford , Essex
Salary £25,000 pa
The main focus of this role will be working on the prestigious residential development at Beaulieu. The role will involve a significant element of customer focus to ensure that the residents on our sites receive good customer service and information regarding the space we own and manage and feel fully engaged with the green spaces.
2 year fixed term, full time
As the Area Ranger for Leith Hill you will find that no two days are the same as this post offers fantastic variety and interest. Consisting of a mosaic of habitats set within a landscape of considerable beauty, the property provides something new and wonderful each month, from the flowering of the formal Rhododendron Wood and spectacular show of bluebells across the site, to the arrival of woodlark and nightjar on the heath.
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum Hours: Full time
Working with partners, staff and volunteers you will engage with people, about wildlife and the work of RSPB Scotland, inspiring them to support our work through membership, volunteering and donations. You will be happy to work to income and recruitment targets and to travel independantly to indoor and outdoor events throughout the year. You will manage the Dolphinwatch Project Officer, volunteers for community fundraising and events, and be able to work either alone or as part of a larger team.
£18k to £24k, depending on experience and qualifications.
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM, Monday to Friday
Wadhurst Park is a family run estate with conservation and sustainability as its core values.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Office Administrator, working in a new, purpose-built office. The role will support a team delivering high-quality conservation and estate management work.
Salary: Range 4, £25,369 - £30,890 per annum
Job Status: Permanent
Hours: Full-time 37 hours per week
Location: Gun Wharf, Chatham
Medway is a unitary authority in the South East of England, made up of the towns of Strood, Rochester, Chatham, Gillingham and Rainham and more rural areas, including the Hoo Peninsula.
Situated in Kent in the South-East of England, the area has plenty of green spaces, excellent facilities and easy access to the national motorway and rail networks, facilitating superb transport links to London.
Two Days/Week in the first instance
Salary: £25 000 pa (Pro-rata)
BEAT is a Bradford based charity committed to improving the health and well-being of people in Bradford and the surrounding district through a range of projects. Forrest of Bradford is one of our projects with the aim of planting one million trees in the Bradford area. We have already planted over 750 000 trees and supported hundreds of volunteers. We are looking for a project manager to drive the next stage of this ambitious project.
Salary: £19,602 - £21,236 pa .
Hours: Full time
Contract: until 31st January 2024
We are looking for two experienced mammal trappers to deliver the stoat eradication operation for the Orkney Native Wildlife Project.
You must be physically fit, be able to work in a close-knit team and it is desirable that you are experienced in delivering non-native species eradications on the ground and skilled in the use and maintenance of DOC traps and trail cameras.
Location: Arne / Wareham, Dorset
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: 4 year contract
Protecting Hyde's Heath is a Heritage Lottery Fund funded project led by the RSPB which offers one of the best opportunities to protect, restore and improve heathland in the UK. The project will make landscape scale conservation a reality on the northern shores of the Isle of Purbeck and will provide a range of options to better connect local communities with important human heritage and heathland heritage, engage with underrepresented groups, increase involvement and experience of volunteering and offer real change around access for all and embedding the natural world in our health and wellbeing.
Anticipated start date May 1st 2019.
Accommodation in the form of a good three bedroomed house on the estate is provided.
A prominent Highland estate in Inverness-shire is now recruiting for a full time Estate Maintenance Worker. They will carry out a wide range of duties associated with a diverse highland estate.
Based in NE Hampshire
Penfold’s Woodland Management undertakes woodland maintenance and survey work across Southern England. To support our expanding business, we are looking to take on a forest craftsperson or trainee, initially on a short-term contract.
Higher Research Officer (Environment), The National Assembly for Wales
Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)
Rangers play an important role at the National Trust, and through thinking about the long term help us to look after our special places forever, for everyone. You'll be leading the Ranger team at an exciting time and will be pivotal in driving forward both great conservation and an outstanding experience for visitors in our outdoor spaces.
National Biodiversity Network
We are seeking a System Developer to work in our small technical team. The postholder will provide ongoing development, testing, maintenance and support of the NBN Atlas. The role will also involve providing guidance, advice and support to a wide range of people from novice users to technical experts.
National Biodiversity Network
We are looking for a Project Manager to fill a new role to take the lead on the NBN Atlas technical development and, in the medium term, to support the Chief Executive on delivering a project to enhance the sustainability of the NBN Trust. The role is to work with the NBN Trust’s technical team and liaise with stakeholders and NBN Atlas users to determine and communicate requirements for development tasks and prioritise the work plan.
£21,479 to £23,556 pro rata + 3% pension contribution
30 hours per week (potential to increase to 37 hours)
The Steel Valley Project is a long standing and award winning countryside management partnership based in Stocksbridge, Sheffield, South Yorkshire. We are seeking an Environmental Project Officer to deliver our environmental projects and lead a team of dedicated volunteers.
£8.46 per hour
Fixed Term p/t (30 hrs pw to 16/09/19)
East Head is a sand and shingle spit stretching into the entrance of Chichester Harbour and one of the last surviving pieces of natural coastline in West Sussex. It’s our responsibility as beach rangers to enhance both the natural environment and the experience of our visitors. It is a physically demanding role and no two days at East Head are the same; conducting wildlife surveys, making repairs to boardwalks and keeping the site tidy are just some of the things you will be asked to do.
This is a full-time, permanent post.
We are a busy, well-established ecological consultancy operating mainly in the southern half of Wales, offering a wide range of ecological, protected species and EcIA services, mainly in connection with planning and development. We require an enthusiastic, independent and flexible senior to join our team.
1 Permanent, 1 Temp (Currently 3 months but may be extended)
£15 000 to £19 999 pa, 45 hours/wk
Wrexham, North Wales
ELM is a continually expanding company working in the field of countryside management and wildlife protection. Working independently or as part of a team, you will be carrying out scrub clearance, pond management, woodland management, access improvements, grassland management and installation of wildlife fencing. Most our work is either on designated sites or dealing with protected species.
Landscape Solutions – North East Wales Project Officer, Denbighshire County Council
Landscape Solutions – Natural Resources Grazing Coordinator, Denbighshire County Council
Glengorm Wildlife Project
Salary: £17,500 per annum pro rata
Hours: 37.5 Hours per week
Contract Mid May- Mid October
The seasonal ranger will assist the project manager with running the Glengorm Wildlife Project on the Isle of Mull, Scotland. We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual, full of ideas to help drive the project forward.
Offering £27,000 - £30,000 (dependent on experience).
The Forth Rivers Trust are seeking a motivated individual with consultancy experience who is looking to progress a career within an ambitious environmental charity. The role would be based at the Trust’s office at Lothianburn just off the Edinburgh Bypass but the works will take the successful applicant throughout the area covered by Forth river catchments.
As a Consultant Ecologist/Aquatic Scientist you will manage a diverse range of ecological surveys and assessments across the Forth District as well as organising and delivering surveys and works on the ground.
Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)
We're looking for highly ambitious individual who understands nature habitats of species. If you're extremely well organised and have experience in countryside management then we'd like to hear from you. Based at Fyne Court you will be responsible for looking after the National Trust's properties on the Quantock and Blackdown Hills, both Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
£21,467 to £24,047 (dependent upon experience)
The role of Ranger (Arboriculture) forms a key role within Nene Park Trust’s Park Management Team, which is 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.
(Fixed Term – 12 months)
£20,968 - £23,001 (dependent upon experience)
The role of Visitor Ranger is key in supporting the Trust’s objective of engaging more deeply with visitors, helping to bring the Park’s hidden heritage to life and promoting opportunities for the public to take part in the fantastic diversity of recreational and educational activities across the site.
We are passionate about connecting people with the nation’s forests. Through our learning strategy, thousands of learners benefit from activities and experiences in our forests every year.
In April 2019, we will become Forestry England, and the rebrand provides an exciting opportunity for us to re-think our education strategy and offer, to make it more ambitious and innovative, and to ensure that we remain relevant to schools and other formal education groups.
We are looking for a consultant to advise us on how we could shape the education offer of Forestry England.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 18/03/2019
Conservation Ranger (Full Time Volunteer), National Trust
Uplands Ranger (Full Time Volunteer), National Trust
Volunteer Ranger Dunham Massey, National Trust, Dunham Massey
Wild Weymouth Internship, Royal Society for Protection of Birds
Trainee Country Park Ranger x 3 (3 roles), Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust
Volunteer Environmental Assistant - Midlands team, Canal & River Trust
Residential Volunteer Ranger, National Trust
Coast and Countryside Volunteer Ranger, National Trust
Community Engagement Voluntary Internship, RSPB Cymru
Partnerships volunteer, National Trust
Events and Activities Volunteer, National Trust
Volunteer Workshop Leader, Action for Conservation
Volunteer Trainee Reserves Officer, Herefordshire Wildlife Trust
Summer Events Residential Volunteer & Guide, Whale and Dolphin Conservation
Volunteer Assistant Ranger, Dorset County Council
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Leicestershire County Council
Salary Details: £21,144 - £23,112
Location: Snibston Park, Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 3LN
Working Hours: Full Time, Hours per week - 37
Day to day site management of the country park estate to include implementation of management plans, grounds maintenance, project delivery and resources management with a focus on habitat management. Implementation of appropriate health and safety. Duties also include the production of interpretive materials, working with the public and community groups and developing sources of income.
37.5 hours per week term time only (with the potential of extra hours in the holidays) between the hours of 8.00am and 4.00pm Monday - Friday.
We are looking to recruit a Pre-School Manager to join our team to plan and deliver sessions in our OFSTED registered Forest School Pre-School for children aged 2 to 5. The pre-school is based in the woodland and the children are outside all of the time, in all weathers; there is indoor space available should they wish to use it.
North York Moors National Park Authority
£11,205 - £11,658 for 22.5 hours per week
We are looking for a dynamic individual to join the Volunteering Team for the three day a week role of Volunteer Officer.
You’ll need to be adaptable, flexible and happy working in a busy office producing supporting materials for staff and volunteers, as well as working outside helping with tasks or running training. You will need to be a people person, a natural communicator, with an understanding of what makes volunteers tick.
Wiston Lodge; Scottish Charity & Social Enterprise
21 Hours per Week; Flexible working pattern
12 Month Fixed Term Contract, with potential to extend
Salary: £25,000 per annum, pro rata
Wiston Lodge, A Place to Grow, provides physical, mental and spiritual challenge in a safe and sheltered residential environment.
‘Path of the Little People’ is an expansive interpretative trail that combines themes of nature, history, music and renewable energy, helping children, especially those with Additional Support Needs, have fun while overcoming challenges with social communication and cognitive learning.
£22,462 - £29,636
Full Time, 37 hours per week
Fixed until 31.03.2021 (with likelihood of extension subject to funding)
Due to an internal appointment, an opportunity has become available to join our successful Countryside Management team.
We work in partnership with landowners and communities to manage our access network and develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife. We also provide opportunities for informal recreation through leading events and guided walks, promoting cycle routes linking towns and the countryside and devising site based leaflets and interpretation.
Part-time: 21 hours per week
Fixed Term Contract until 31st December 2019
£14,942.20 per annum (pro rata)
We are looking for someone to join our Community Engagement Team to assist in the delivery of our community engagement projects across the county, but primarily in Tamworth.
The post holder will support existing community engagement officers in the delivery of their projects, but the role will also provide the opportunity to develop skills in community engagement, volunteer management, working with children and young people, practical conservation, business administration and co-ordination skills.
Location: Airds Moss and Barons Haugh
Salary: £22,073 to £23,912
Hours: Full time
A unique opportunity to work on two interesting and differing sites.
Baron's Haugh, nestling between the town of Motherwell and the River Clyde, has habitat that comes in a range of forms including wetland, riverine, mature woodland and designed landscape but accessible to an urban audience of over 1 million people all within a 30 minute drive.
The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT)
From September 2019
This is an exciting and challenging leadership role, and is a voluntary, unpaid position.
As Chair of BCT you would be expected to provide leadership to the BoT, working with the Chief Executive to ensure it remains focussed on the delivery of BCT’s charitable objectives and its long-term strategy
Location: Wolferton, Kings Lynn PE31 6HA
Hours: 37 per week, permanent
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to manage a suite of reserves in north and north west Norfolk. You should have broad experience in practical land management with good ecological field skills. A proven ability to manage volunteers and build productive relationships with local communities is essential.
N Baylis Tree Services
Mendip Hills, Somerset
Self-employed person needed 3-5 days a week.
We are a small countryside tree surgery company. Our work consists of domestic and commercial tree surgery, mainly in rural locations. We also provide forestry services, and have felling and extraction contracts with a couple of estates.
Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 31/01/23)
Rangers play an important role at the National Trust, thinking long term to look after our special places and visitor facilities. Our strategy for Land Outdoors and Nature means that we are investing in ranger services to help us deliver great visitor experiences and positive landscape scale change. You’ll be working with the wider Eastern Moors Partnership team and as part of the National Trust's Peak District team in a stunning landscape with accessible moorland, woodland and river valleys that can be enjoyed all year round.
Fixed Term p/t (400 hrs py to 16/09/19)
Devil’s Dyke, just five miles north of Brighton, offers stunning panoramas, a record breaking valley, a curious history and England’s most colourful habitat. You’ll be asked to confidently sell membership and gift aid on entry, as well as work to our sales targets. You’ll also be responsible for answering queries and making sure visitors can find everything they need for their visit. When interacting with our customers, you’ll inform them of the amazing work we are doing and what their money is funding, promoting local projects or our national strategy.
Part time positions will be available starting in April 2019. Delivery will be principally during April – July and September – October.
Do you have a passion for outdoor education and field studies? Can you help school groups and visitors discover and understand the special qualities of the Peak District National Park? We are looking for experienced outdoor educators to enable young people to discover the beautiful landscapes of the Peak District National Park. Our team delivers school visits from Nursery up to A-level also working with community groups and higher learning.
Location: Lee Valley Holyfield Farm
Salary: £31,794 to £39,937
Type of position: Permanent
35 hours per week (Monday – Sunday Shift Rota)
The award-winning Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Essex, to the Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park provides a unique 'natural' corridor on London’s doorstep and provides a vital refuge for wildlife. It contains a variety of landscapes and open spaces to enjoy, from industrial heritage sites and nature reserves, to a 1,000 acre country park and Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), the Lee Valley Regional Park has something to offer everyone.
We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic countryside professional to join our Open Spaces Team as one of two Ranger Services Managers.
(£25,000 to £27,350 per annum, dependent upon experience)
This is an exciting opportunity to oversee the management of the Visitor Centre in Ferry Meadows, creating an engaging and welcoming hub for visitors to the Park. The right candidate will be responsible for leading on the retail operation relating to Nene Park Services and the retail areas located in the Visitor Centre and the Trust’s Water Sports and Activities Centre, Nene Outdoors, promoting local producers and products produced from within Nene Park.
Hours: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Hermiston Quay, Edinburgh
Salary range: £39,933
This job leads teams to deliver programmes of work across the Trust, designed to increase participation in conservation activities at our properties and increased inclusion from individuals and groups who do not currently engage with the Trust. The job holder will work with colleagues across the Trust to ensure these programmes meet local property needs, and to support the delivery of these programmes on the ground.
Lulworth Estate Ranger Team
3 days/week; Fri, Sat, Sun with flexibility for extra days in the summer season.
Working in a vibrant and busy Jurassic Coast Visitor Centre for the countryside Ranger Team, you will be the first point of call for many site based enquiries and bookings. Your role will be to enhance our visitors’ experience with key information, interpretation and a cheery welcome.
Salary Range: £24,313 - £26,999 per annum (typical Grade 8 salary range)
Work Location: Eynsham, Oxfordshire
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
The Countryside Tasks Team look after the practical management of a 2600-mile public rights of way network providing a service that is both sensitive and responsive to the needs of the public, landowners and local communities. In your role you will assist and support the Tasks Team Supervisor by leading the practical delivery of the County Council’s statutory duties. Working with existing team members you will, alongside the current Senior Assistant, be responsible for daily supervision and direction of the two Tasks Team Assistants in the direct delivery of small-scale practical maintenance and improvement projects on the public rights of way network.
National Trust for Scotland
Salary: £21 867
Salary Info: full-time, fixed-term maternity cover
Location: St Kilda
The National Trust for Scotland are looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Ranger to join our small team on St Kilda. This post will be responsible for the delivery of our seabird monitoring programme, cetacean monitoring and beach-clean.
Salary: £13,204 (pro rata) per annum (FTE £22,006)
Contract: Permanent, 21 hours per week
Based: BBOWT College Lake Nature Reserve, Tring with hot desk facility at Chilterns Conservation Board Offices, Chinnor
Working with a wide range of Community Groups, Rough Around the Edges will focus on both increasing the biodiversity value of smaller, local and often overlooked sites and engage communities of interested people to create, manage and appreciate them.
Salary: circa £40,000 per annum
Salary info: 35 hours per week
Status: Full time, Permanent
The Board of Trustees of Perth and Kinross Countryside Trust (PKCT) are currently looking to appoint a new Director. Founded in 1997, the Trust is an independent charity that negotiates access to land, builds footpaths, helps care for Scotland’s most spectacular woodlands and trees, and works on conservation projects all to improve and promote access to the countryside for walkers, cyclists and horse riders.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 11/03/2019
Events & Activities, WWT
Spring Voulunteer Intern, Bardsey Bird Observatory
Voluntary Conservation Trainee x 2, Surrey Wildlife Trust
Events and Education Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust
Little Tern Warden, RSPB Eastern England
Hounslow Heath Conservation Volunteer, Lampton Greenspace 360
Learning & Community Assistant, National Trust
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Starting salary: £17,000
Location: Multiple roles, Salisbury or Coventry based.
Founded in 1994, we have over twenty five years of experience dedicated to nature conservation and habitat creation, restoration and management, particularly on environmentally sensitive and challenging sites. Works include River Restoration, Ecological Mitigation, Habitat Creation and Ecological Monitoring. You will be joining a staff of thirty covering work in all areas of the UK, with a direct focus on supporting our Project Managers.
£35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience
Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd is a specialist environmental contracting company with a head office located in the Avon valley, just north of Salisbury, Wiltshire.
You will be joining a staff of 30 people working all over the UK delivering a variety of environmental projects including small civil engineering projects, river restoration, river re-alignment, floodplain re-connection, ecological mitigation and fish passes.
0 hours, Fee paid
Fixed Term April to October 2019 & 2020
Starting Salary £10.76 per hour
Location: Muir of Dinnet NNR
The post holder will provide support to the day to day running of Muir of Dinnet NNR, particularly at weekends and during holiday periods. The post holder may also be expected to occasionally lead guided walks or groups, carry out visitor surveys and support the Reserve Manager in carrying out environmental events and education with school groups.
0 hours, Fee paid
Fixed Term April to October 2019 & 2020
Starting Salary £10.76 per hour
Location: Forvie NNR
The post holder will provide support to the protection and monitoring of bird species at Forvie NNR, particularly at weekends and during holiday periods. Visitor centre opening hours are 10am-5pm but some flexibility may be required. Many visitors appreciate on site contact with staff and the post holder will provide a public face for SNH to help communicate key messages such as promoting responsible access and connecting people with nature.
37 hours per week,
Fixed Term April to October 2019 & 2020
Starting Salary £20,700 per annum pro rata
Location: Loch Leven NNR
The post holder will provide support to the day to day running of Loch Leven NNR, particularly at weekends and during holiday periods. This post will require weekend working. The reserve is a popular local visitor attraction with over 200,000 visitors a year. Many of these visitors look for face to face contact with staff and the post holder will provide a public face for SNH to help communicate key messages such as promoting responsible access and connecting people with nature.
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 Foremen and General Site Operatives for fencing, vegetation clearance, & ecological contracting, to work on jobs across southern England and Wales.
Salary £27,000 – 39,000
MacArthur Green require an enthusiastic Senior Ecologist, who shares our passion for the environment, to join our friendly team. The role will be based in our office in the west end of Glasgow, right on the banks of the River Kelvin.
MacArthur Green specialises in ecology, ornithology, hydrology, fisheries and peat services for a number of sectors, primarily focussing on renewable energy projects.
Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)
It’s an exciting time for us here at Oxburgh Hall! We’re in the process of completing a Parkland Management Plan to guide us in the restoration of 130 acres of Historic Registered Parkland. If you’re happy with being the ‘lone’ ranger, have good experience in using machinery and are confident in managing volunteers all year round, then you’re the person for us!
Kent Wildlife Trust has recently been successful in securing funding through the Interreg FCE Programme to deliver H2O: Source2Sea, a project seeking to develop the tools and expertise required to bring together more intelligent water management to enhance biodiversity and build resilience in to catchments in the both the UK and France. The Interreg H2O: Source2Sea Project Coordinator will assist in the delivery of this complex and exciting project. You will work alongside the Wilder Landscapes Manager, other Trust colleagues, project partners to ensure that the project finances, objectives and transfrontier aims are met.
Fixed-term for 1 year (until March 2020), full-time post based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone
Salary Range: £27,548
Kent Wildlife Trust is working in partnership with Southern Water to roll out the farmer cluster approach in the River Beult catchment. Once established, the post-holder will facilitate meetings of the farmer clusters, undertake one to one farm visits and deliver a programme of training events to promote resource protection and a reduction in diffuse water pollution from agriculture, with a focus on pesticides, nutrients and soil run-off/sediment loading in order to encourage behavioural change amongst those engaged.
Salary: £14,942.20 per annum + 10% pension
Full time: 35 hrs per week
Fixed Term Contract: 2 years
We are looking for two enthusiastic Assistant Rangers with a passion for wildlife to become part of our Land Management team. These are exciting opportunities for people starting their career journey in conservation land management to work for Staffordshire’s leading wildlife conservation organisation.
Betts Estates are looking to recruit full-time Estates Groundsman. You must be enthusiastic, hardworking, self-motivated and have ability to work under own initiative and as part of a small team, in our fast-growing business. These positions are based in Martley, Worcester and will cover sites in the Midlands. Ideally candidates should have proven practical experience in land management.
Job Type: Contract & Permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Are you looking for a stimulating job where you can experience the great outdoors and have a meaningful impact on UK conservation? What better way to way to help mitigate climate change and benefit biodiversity than by managing habitat creation sites.
As the UK's most experienced ecological consultancy and contractor, Ecosulis is currently looking to recruit a site manager with considerable experience working on landscaping and construction contracts.
Job Type: Full-time, permanent
Start Date: ASAP
Ecosulis Ltd are the UK’s most experienced ecological consultancy and contractor, with over 25 years in the industry. We are currently seeking to employ a Landscape Team Leader. The successful candidate will be working as an integral member of the team, to delivery high quality work. You will share our values, believing that people and nature can coexist, and that innovation and collaboration get the best outcome.
Salary: £18,000-20,000 pa
Location: Horwich, Bolton
As part of our business growth we are looking to appoint a Conservation Project Supervisor to strengthen our experienced team.
We provide an integrated and comprehensive service for local authorities, government agencies, commercial clients, community groups, utility companies and land owners, working in partnership to improve our environment.
Salary: £16,000-18,000 pa
Location: North West England
Conservation Contracts North West is a professional environmental contracting and consulting firm, specialising in habitat management and countryside access across all aspects of environmentally & ecologically sensitive projects across the North West of England.
As part of our business growth we are looking to appoint a Conservation Operative to strengthen our experienced team.
Footprint Ecology are looking to top up our pool of visitor surveyors, especially in southern England. We require sub-contractors or casual employees to undertake face to face surveys interviewing visitors to countryside sites. We offer great day rates and interesting work in beautiful countryside locations such as country parks, heaths, coastal sites or nature reserves.
The role will pay in-line with skills, experience, and ambition, with a view of attracting the right individual, circa £25K and bonus, including 22 days holidays per year, pension, and health insurance benefits.
The Twig Group is a successful professional progressive and expanding organisation at the heart of countryside management. As part the RSK Group, one of the UK’s largest environmental consultancies, Twig provides clients with unparalleled combination of environmental assessment and management consultancy services. Twig is now seeking a ‘hands-on’ pragmatic Team leader with an agricultural / horticultural / landscaping background.
Contract type: Full time - Permanent (Job share applications considered)
RECORD’s Database Officer is responsible for maintenance and analysis of the RECORD data holdings; including capture and management of GIS datasets and compiling reports on species, sites and habitats. In addition, the post holder will develop and document reporting procedures to encourage greater use of RECORD data by its partners. Working alongside staff and volunteers the Database Officer will maintain and develop relationships with the natural history recording community; providing technical support and guidance.
Salary £51,152 - £61,139 per annum
We are now seeking a Trust Manager to lead and manage FCCT, who can bring the requisite skills, knowledge and experience to continue to evolve and progress the Trust through the next challenging and exciting stage of its development.
Working closely with the Trust management team, you will set the strategic direction of FCCT in order to bring about our ambitious plans to develop the potential of Fife for countryside recreation, through embracing a community led approach.
Salary £30,898 - £34,202 per annum
The Trust’s Senior Countryside Ranger will have direct responsibility for the day to day management of a team of Countryside Rangers. You will provide effective leadership and support for the team and have responsibility for the delivery of the Ranger Service Team Plan.
An attractive package available with two bed room house, salary dependant on qualifications and experience.
Oxfordshire KLP house is a 17th century house standing in 10 acres for gardens. The House was purchased as part of a larger estate in 2018, the new owners have the vision of transforming the gardens and surrounding landscape back to their former glory. This is an exciting chance to be involved at the start of the project, creating orchards, walled garden vegetable production for the house, large program of tree planting, croquet lawns, Maze, landscaping etc…
Each year, ECOSA relies on a pool of skilled surveyors to help deliver our busy project schedule.
We are looking to fill a variety of roles this summer, such as assisting us with dusk and dawn bat survey work, and ongoing projects requiring survey work, translocation and mitigation installation for a variety of protected species including reptiles, great crested newt and hazel dormouse.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 04/03/2019
Full Time Volunteer Ranger, National Trust
Community Conservation Voluntary Placement, Dorset Wildlife Trust
Voluntary Marine Assistant Placements, Dorset Wildlife Trust
Full Time Volunteer Ranger , National Trust
Voluntary Trustees x 3, Bumblebee Conservation Trust
Volunteer Assistant Ranger, National Trust For Scotland & Iona Community Trust
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Salary Range: £17,224 - £18,794 per annum
Work Location: Titchfield Haven, Fareham
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2020
The Bird Aware Solent ranger team are looking for a new enthusiastic member to engage with local communities to raise awareness of overwintering shorebirds within the Solent Special Protection Areas (SPAs). Bird Aware Solent aims to reduce disturbance to shorebirds through influencing the behaviour of visitors.
5 days per week over a 17 week period between 6th May to 6th September. An average of 35 hours per week is envisaged.
The Visitor Services Assistant will be based on Staffa and tasked to engage with visitors to enhance their experience, protect wildlife and provide general guidance.
Applied Ecological Services Ltd are seeking to employ an Ecologist on a full time permanent basis, to work within a small but well established team. Our office is based in County Durham, but we work throughout the UK. Applied Ecological Services Ltd has been operating since 1996.
We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed confident team player who is experienced in undertaking extended Phase 1 habitat surveys / preliminary ecological appraisal, for which a good all round knowledge and good botanical skills are required.
We’re getting ready to launch a unique and world-class museum, and we’re looking for an enthusiastic Estates Assistant / Caretaker to join our growing team in a famously beautiful location.
As an Estates Assistant / Caretaker at Windermere Jetty you’ll maintain excellent standards of estate care and ensure that all buildings and public areas are maintained at appropriate standards. In this role, you’ll be responsible for public as well as staff areas. The role will be customer facing with daily interaction with our visitors, and you’ll ensure delivery of a great visitor experience.
Pay is at £8.15 per hr for a 35 hour week.
We can provide you with single room accommodation in our staff bungalow for £43.00 per week.
Fancy somewhere a little bit different? Lochranza Centre CIC is an Outdoor Residential Education Centre based in the rather lovely village of Lochranza on the spectular Isle of Arran.
We are looking for a capable kitchen assistant to join our small team. We prepare good quality home cooked meals using as many local ingredients as we can source. Your role will be to assist in dining room set up & service.
Time commitment: 12 hours per two-months
You will take on complete creative control of New Nature Magazine: making the big decisions on direction, theme and features.
Editor (two positions)
Time commitment: 8 hours per two months
Working with the Editor-in-Chief, you will ensure New Nature Magazine is jampacked with the best content courtesy of young writers across the country.
If you have a keen interest in fruit, vegetable and herb production in a community for people with complex needs, we would like to hear from you.
Situated in over 5 acres of beautiful grounds surrounded by Stirlingshire countryside, Camphill Blair Drummond is a thriving residential and day service community for adults with complex learning needs. Contributions to community life are made in many different ways by all who live and work here. Tasks are shared by everyone and matched to individual abilities.
Competitive rates of pay
Fancy spending your summer in our beautiful woodland estates?
The Bushcraft Company is a leading provider of outdoor education in the UK, offering residential trips for school groups in private woodland estates. Our outdoor jobs are all about a love of adventure, education, fun and of course the great outdoors.
Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 25/02/2019
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Bedford College Group
40 hours per week (1.0FTE) / 52 weeks per year
£15,800-£17,000 per annum, pro rata
We have great opportunity based at Shuttleworth campus for a Land Based Technician with Fisheries Specialism.
As a Land Based Technician with Fisheries Specialism, you will play a key part in supporting the success of our students through overseeing all practical areas across the fisheries and countryside provision.
Reay Forest Estate, Sutherland
Competitive Salary + Benefits + Rent Free Accommodation
The Reay Forest Estate in Sutherland forms part of the Grosvenor Estate, owned by the Duke of Westminster and Grosvenor family, located in the North West Highlands region of Scotland. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Estate Maintenance team as an Estate Maintenance Worker with experience and skills in joinery.
Salary: £23,000 for a 35 hour week
Location: RFS office near Banbury, Oxon. Relocation package available
Future Foresters is a major RFS programme to inspire young people to take up careers in forestry, and support them to gain skills, qualifications and experience.
This role is an outstanding opportunity for a graduate with a degree in forestry, countryside management, ecology or environmental sciences to make a material difference to the supply and quality of skills in the forestry sector.
Midland Ecology is looking to expand its team of bat surveyors to assist on dusk and dawn surveys from the beginning of May. Entry level position, full training provided.
You will ideally be located in the West Midlands as most of our work is within 60 minutes of our Sutton Coldfield office.
You must be available (and willing) to work antisocial hours including dawn surveys, which start 2 hours before sunrise.
Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.