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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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Forestry Worker

An opportunity to join a small Rural Estate team of foresters and estate maintenance workers on the Bathurst Estate in Gloucestershire.

The Estate is looking for a flexible individual to work on forestry tasks, including thinning, firewood, compartment management and general estate landscape work as part of a small team within one of the most attractive and valuable wooded landscapes in Gloucestershire, with an emphasis on conservation and sustainable continuous cover forestry.


  • Delete Date: 16/02/2018
  • Sector: Arboriculture, Countryside
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 19/01/2018

Professional Development Officer

Full Time: 37.5 hrs per week

Location: Winchester

Salary: £27,225 per annum  

We have an exciting opportunity for a Professional Development Officer to manage the small professional development team, leading the Institute’s professional development activities in support of its members and the profession.  As part of its work the team organises conferences, training courses, careers guidance activities, degree accreditation and CPD support. The post holder will also lead on liaison with the Institute’s Training, Education and Careers Development Committee (TECDC).


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Environmental and Outdoor Education, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 19/01/2018

Professional Development Administrator

Full Time: 37.5 hrs per week

Location: Winchester

Salary: £17,527 - £21,989 per annum  

The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management is the leading professional membership body for ecologists and environmental managers in the UK and Ireland. We have an exciting new opportunity for an Administrator to provide an excellent support service for the Institute’s small Professional Development team.


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Administration, support and IT., Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 19/01/2018

Office Administrator

Full Time: 37.5 hrs per week

Location: Winchester

Salary: £17,527 - £21,989 per annum

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Office Administrator to provide an excellent support service for the Institute and its members across all the activities of the organisation. This is a busy and varied job suited to someone who is adaptable, flexible and committed to delivering great internal and external customer service.


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Administration, support and IT.
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 19/01/2018

Ecologist (maternity cover)

Salary: £18k - £25k (depending upon your skills and experience)

Acorn Ecology are looking for an experienced Ecologist for 1 year maternity cover (may be extended for the right candidate) in our Exeter branch, to join our small, professional, friendly and hard-working team. Starting in April 2018.


  • Closing Date: 16/02/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 19/01/2018

NNR Reserve Manager

Natural England

Location:  Aston Rowant National Nature Reserve work-base (Aston Hill, Lewknor, Oxfordshire OX49 5SG)

Hours per week: 37 (part time considered)

Salary: £20,500 pa (pro rata)

Fixed Term Appointment initially for 6 months with possibility of extension or a permanent post.

Natural England is seeking a professional, motivated individual to carry out the day to day management of the following National Nature Reserves (NNRs);Barton Hills and Knocking Hoe NNRs in Bedfordshire, Aston Rowant and Cothill NNRs in Oxfordshire, Buckingham Thick Copse in Northamptonshire.


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Ecology
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 19/01/2018

Seasonal Field Surveyors

With offices in the Cotswolds and Hertfordshire, Ecology Solutions is a leading consultancy with an extensive range of expertise, specialising in ecology planning solutions for numerous, diverse high profile clients within both the public and private sectors nationwide.

Both offices are seeking to recruit Seasonal Field Surveyors to be involved in protected species survey and translocation work in various locations across the UK.


  • Closing Date: 19/02/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 18/01/2018

Ecologists / Senior Ecologists (2 posts)

Salary: Based on experience

The job is based at our office in The Greenhouse, Annfield Plain, an attractive environmentally-friendly modern office complex in north-west Durham. 

Successful applicants will be expected to make contributions to field work and may be required to contribute to contract management. As well as having good field skills the successful applicants will be involved in client liaison and may be required to lead small teams on appropriate contracts


  • Closing Date: 29/01/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 18/01/2018

Senior/Principal Ecologist

This permanent role is available on either a part or full-time basis, would likely suit someone of a Senior or Principal Grade. This new ecology role will encompass working on a variety of projects throughout the UK, from the Company’s offices in Wolverhampton, within a dedicated team of professionals specialising in Ecology, Landscape Architecture, Heritage, Arboriculture, Environmental Permitting and Water Management.


  • Delete Date: 15/02/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 18/01/2018

Assistant Contracts Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team and work in the beautiful surrounds of Richmond Park, Surrey. We are currently seeking applications for the position of Assistant Contracts Manager.


  • Closing Date: 09/02/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Horticulture
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 18/01/2018

Outdoor Learning Centre Manager

£26,500 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 9 mo)

Kings Lynn

As our Outdoor Learning Centre Manager, you’ll ensure we consistently deliver high quality learning programmes, activities and events for our residential schools, organised groups and visitors. You’ll be introducing young people to the National Trust and the amazing work we do, looking after special places for ever, for everyone. You’ll take the lead on busy change over days, making sure the needs of our visitors are met.


  • Closing Date: 05/02/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Environmental and Outdoor Education, Visitor Management
  • Region: Anglia
  • Posted: 18/01/2018

Assistant Ranger

£12,713 pa

Permanent p/t (30 hrs pw)

Severn Stoke

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Visitor Management
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 18/01/2018

Area Conservation Manager

Location - Lancashire

Salary - Starting at £29,507 to £31,966 per annum

Basis - Full time, Permanent

We are looking for a dynamic and knowledgeable person to lead our wider countryside conservation programme in North West England. Challenges and opportunities in this multi-cultural and highly diverse part of Northern England are immense; coastal management on the Ribble estuary and Morecambe Bay, site protection for a suite of internationally important landscapes and species including hen harriers and curlew in the Forest of Bowland, as well as other priority species such as red squirrel and willow tit not to mention a whole host of other important wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Ecology, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: North West
  • Posted: 17/01/2018

Area Conservation Manager

Location - Denby Dale Office, Huddersfield

Salary - Starting at £29,507 to £31,966 per annum

Basis - Full time, Permanent

Are you passionate about saving nature and a great advocate for sustainable, innovative land and marine management? We are looking for a dynamic and knowledgable person to lead delivery of our conservation programme in the Peak District, Yorkshire and Humber areas.


  • Closing Date: 15/02/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 17/01/2018

Rusland Horizons Landscape Partnership Scheme Manager

Rusland Horizons Landscape Partnership Scheme Manager

Hours: 30 - 37 hours per week. Fixed term contract until 30 June 2019

Location: Haverthwaite, Cumbria

Grade: £30,824 - 36,088 (pro rata)

The Lake District National Park Authority, on behalf of the Rusland Valley & Fells Landscape Partnership, is looking to appoint an experienced project manager and team leader to deliver the Rusland Horizons landscape partnership scheme.


  • Closing Date: 07/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: North West
  • Posted: 17/01/2018

Seasonal Field Ecologist - 2018 Season

Seasonal Field Ecologist - 2018 Season

Location: Northamptonshire, however some travel between offices (Oxfordshire) is anticipated
Salary: Competitive, with additional benefits and the opportunity for flexible working

The successful applicant will be responsible for carrying out habitat and protected species surveys during the upcoming survey season (April-September). Data analysis and report writing may also be required.


  • Delete Date: 13/02/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 16/01/2018

Kielder Osprey Assistant

Northumberland Wildlife Trust

The role is offered on a 6 month contract and is for 35 hours per week.

The salary starts at £16,305 per annum. 

This post will require regular weekend working.

The Trust and its trading subsidiary employ 55 staff and work from premises in Gosforth.  As an organisation we strongly value our personnel and are committed to continuous improvement in our conservation work. We are looking for a confident, innovative and enthusiastic person to join our Osprey Watch team. 


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Visitor Management, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 16/01/2018

Avon Gorge & Downs Education Officer

Based at Bristol Zoo Gardens

(Initially a ten month post – to be extended if funding is secured)

Full time: 37.5 hours per week.

Salary: £20,071 per annum, pro-rata for months worked

An education officer is required to teach stimulating, enjoyable and informative sessions for school groups, youth groups and play schemes on the Downs. You will also help widen the range of groups that visit the Downs by promoting these sessions to new audiences. You will also plan and run children’s holiday events and provide craft activities at public events.


  • Closing Date: 24/01/2018
  • Sector: Environmental and Outdoor Education, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 16/01/2018

Tutor roles available with FSC Rhyd-y-creuau

Salary –  £19,628 - £22,399 per annum (Seasonal posts pro-rata)

Contract Term – 1 x Permanent, 2 x permanent seasonal, 1 x 12 mths maternity cover.  

The post-holder will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All though first-hand experience’.  


  • Closing Date: 29/01/2018
  • Sector: Environmental and Outdoor Education
  • Region: Wales
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Seasonal Ranger

Drumlanrig Castle

£14,976 - £17,090 (pro-rata March to October)

The Buccleuch Ranger Service is based at three sites throughout the South of Scotland, Drumlanrig, Bowhill and Dalkeith. Our rangers at each location are responsible for enhancing visitor enjoyment of the countryside by providing and maintaining facilities, ensuring conservation of the natural heritage and providing educational information to visitors.


  • Closing Date: 29/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Visitor Management
  • Region: Scotland
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

ERDF Project Manager Landscape Architect

Band E/F: £27,668 - £41,025 p.a.

The post is a fixed term contract - ending on 31 March 2020.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and committed Project Manager Landscape Architect to deliver a new European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) project, ‘Solihull Habitat and Nature Improvements Project’.

Solihull's successful Habitat and Nature Improvements Project was made under the ERDF Priority Axis 6d, Preserving and Protecting the Environment and will result in attaining better conservation status for 121 hectares of habitat.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Seasonal Fieldworker

The right candidate for this role must have experience and relevant qualifications to deliver Environmental Education and Bushcraft skills. We would like to bring into the team someone who is playful yet professional, who loves sharing time outdoor with others, young and old. Working for an Environmental Education Charity, our ideal candidate will engage people on a variety of our activities that promote an understanding and care for the environment as well as the health and wellbeing of our clients.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Environmental and Outdoor Education
  • Region: Scotland
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Seasonal Assistant Ecologist Opportunities

Spring/Summer 2O18 

Looking to start your career in ecology? 

We are holding an open evening on 8th February (18:30-20:30) at our Lockington office for people interested in our Seasonal Assistant Ecologist opportunities.  Positions are available at our Lockington, York, Exeter and Dorking offices for the 2018 Spring/Summer survey season (March to September), with potential for permanent work at the end of the season.   The evening will provide an introduction to FPCR, our ecology team and to consultancy work, with plenty of opportunity to ask the team questions and find out more.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: Midlands North East South South West
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Graduate Wildlife Events Assistant

Salary: £17,955 per annum pro rata (£10,918 per annum)

Location: Grosvenor and Hilbert Park

Contract: Fixed Term Contract

Working Pattern: Part Time

Hours: 22.5 hours per week.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Graduate Wildlife Events Assistant to join Tunbridge Wells Borough Council on a fixed term contract for 8 months. The Council was awarded a £2.3m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund for the refurbishment of Grosvenor and Hilbert Park, a 13.6 hectare historic park. A condition of the grant is for the Council to develop and deliver a broad range of activities involving the local community. The Graduate Wildlife Events Assistant will be assisting in the delivery of these.


  • Closing Date: 30/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Environmental and Outdoor Education, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Cost-free Ecology Course

Canary Islands: one week March 2018.

Survey skills, species identification, CV and interview skills.  

Airfares, tuition and accommodation provided by registered charity Operation New World if you are aged 20 – 25 without a fulltime job.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Region: International
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Site Supervisor

JPR Environmental

Permanent, full-time

Salary range: £22,842 to £26,994/pa plus overtime

Standish, Gloucestershire

Experienced, hands-on site supervisor required to ensure our projects are completed on time and on budget. We are an ecological contracting firm based in Standish, Gloucestershire.  Work regularly involves travel so a full driving licence is required.  Transport is provided and all costs of staying away are covered by the company. Projects include wildlife mitigation, habitat creation, erosion control, SuDS, reedbeds, invasive species control & site preparation.


  • Closing Date: 09/02/2018
  • Sector: Arboriculture, Countryside, Ecology
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Livestock Ranger

Salary range: £24,766 to £28,183 per annum including all allowances, based on proposed grade C residential based at the Merlewood Estate Office, Caterham, Surrey

If you are interested in working with the local community to protect and conserve beautiful and historic landscapes on the fringe of Surrey via a programme of conservation grazing management then we would love to hear from you.

You will be part of an operational ranger team responsible for a cluster of commons that are managed for their rich natural and cultural heritage, as well as for informal recreation. You will take a lead role in implementing and developing our existing grazing programme whilst delivering projects via a grazing business plan.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Communications Officer

Grade 10 £29,323 to £32,486 (37 hours p/w)

The post is temporary for 3 years with the possibility of extension thereafter.

An opportunity has arisen for a Communications Officer working within the North Pennines AONB Partnership Staff Unit based in Stanhope, Weardale, County Durham. The Communications Officer will support the external communication of the North Pennines AONB Partnership by promoting our work through a range of channels. The post-holder will work across the team and co-ordinate a broad range of communication activity.


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2018
  • Sector: Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: North West
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Fundraising Manager

£23,000 to £26,000 pro rate

30 hours per week

The successful applicant will be expected to raise income from Appeals, Major Donors, Legacies, Charitable Trusts and Grants.


  • Closing Date: 09/02/2018
  • Sector: Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: Anglia
  • Posted: 15/01/2018

Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 15/01/2018

Trustees, Devon Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Coast and Countryside Ranger, National Trust

Volunteer Information Assistant, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Environmental Educational Intern, Magdalen Environmental Trust

Species Protection Volunteer x 2, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Handa Beach Volunteers (3 needed), Scottish Wildlife Trust

SWT Ipswich Hedgehog Project: Internship Position 2018, Suffolk Wildlife Trust

New Forest Volunteer Fair, New Forest National Park Authority

Conservation Assistant (Volunteer), East Dartmoor NNR

Iceland Trail Team Volunteer, Icelandic Forest Service (Skógræktin)

Youth Ambassador, Groundwork UK

Marine Awareness Assistant x2, Devon Wildlife Trust

Ranger Placement, Northumberland National Park

Chairperson, Coneyburrow Trust

Wildlife Trainee: Education (West Berkshire), Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Wildlife Trainee - Ecology, Berks, Bucks and Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Volunteer Rangers x3, National Trust for Scotland

Trainee Volunteer Ranger x 4, Nevis Partnership

Communications Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Events & Activities Volunteer, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Conservation Volunteer, Plymouth City Council

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Event Manager

Salary: £23,000 to £26,000 pro rata

30 hours per week

The successful applicant will be expected to deliver successful promotional and fundraising events at the Trust’s properties and Country Shows etc. You will have a keen interest in and knowledge of the countryside, along with excellent interpersonal skills.


  • Closing Date: 09/02/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: Anglia
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

Countryside Access Definitive Map Officer 

£24,964 - £27,668

An exciting opportunity for a graduate or experienced person has arisen within the council’s Countryside Access Service for the position of Definitive Map Officer.

If you’re analytical, an effective communicator and love maps, this may be the ideal opportunity for you. You’ll make full use of your skills as you respond to applications from members of the public requesting changes to the public rights of way network.

You’ll research historical documents, analyse information, visit sites and produce objective reports before making a variety of legal orders.  Where necessary you’ll go on to represent the Council at public inquiries.  


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Rights of Way
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

Ranger

Appointment of a Ranger with animal care duties (accommodation provided)

The Magdalen Environmental Trust provides outdoor environmental education to children and adults, and therapeutic / respite opportunities to people with more complex needs, on its own 132 acre organic farm.  Magdalen Farm boasts a wide range of habitats, including unimproved grassland, pasture and wildflower meadow, woodland, 4.5km of traditionally managed hedgerows, and a mile of riverbank.


  • Closing Date: 08/02/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology, Environmental and Outdoor Education, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

Ecologists

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience

Location: Gloucester or Bristol

Wild Service Ecological Consultancy is growing and we are looking to grow our team of highly motivated ecologists with good ecological knowledge of a range of habitats and species, experience of providing high quality ecological advice, and excellent communication skills.

We are looking for an experienced Ecologist to cover maternity leave and two Seasonal Ecologist to support the team between March and September.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: South South West
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

Principal Ecologist

Salary: Competitive

Location: Bristol or Gloucester

Wild Service is growing and we wish to appoint a Principal Ecologist to lead and develop the ecology department.

Wild Service is an Ecology and Land Management consultancy. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and Avon Wildlife Trust. The company delivers Ecological and Land management services to a broad base of clients throughout Gloucestershire, Bristol and Avon and beyond.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: South South West
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

Fellfoot Forward Landscape Partnership Scheme – Environment Officer

Grade 10 £29,323 to £32,486 pro rata (15 hours p/w)

The successful applicant will be expected to lead on elements of the Scheme relating to conservation of the natural environment, farming and land management, and to support work relating to heritage access and interpretation; liaise with land managers and to supervise such contractors as may be appointed to develop specific projects within the officer’s main areas of responsibility; liaise with existing volunteers and community groups; and to establish and maintain close links with project partners.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside
  • Region: North West
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

Fellfoot Forward Landscape Partnership Scheme – Development Officer

Grade 12 £34,538 to £38,237 (37 hours p/w)

An opportunity has arisen for a Development Officer to lead on the development of a Stage 2 Heritage Lottery Funded Landscape Partnership Scheme submission on behalf of the North Pennines AONB Partnership and the communities of the east fellside in Cumbria for a period of 18 months. It is envisaged that should further funding be secured, that the post holder’s contract be extended with them becoming the Scheme Manager.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: North West
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

Seasonal Assistant Rangers x 2

£15,632 per annum pro-rata April to September (pay award pending)

37 hours per week

Are you passionate about the New Forest National Park? Are you outgoing, enthusiastic and enjoy working with the public?

We have an exciting opportunity for two Seasonal Assistant Rangers to join our team engaging with forest users during the ground nesting bird season and visitors on Camping in the Forest campsites across the National Park. Your experience of assisting with countryside events and outdoor education sessions will be key in delivering a programme of activities to help people enjoy and understand the things that make the New Forest special.


  • Closing Date: 29/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Environmental and Outdoor Education, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

Crew and Wildlife Guides

Seafari Adventures (Oban)

Seafari Adventures (Oban) are Scotland’s foremost Marine Tourism specialists. A Visit Scotland Quality Assured 5* Wildlife Experience with a fleet of RIBs, we seek 2 recent graduates in marine biology or similar to join our team for 2018. The core element of the role is to deliver exceptional and memorable wildlife tours. You will also be required to assist with various practical and physical projects during quieter periods.


  • Closing Date: 09/02/2018
  • Sector: Environmental and Outdoor Education, Visitor Management
  • Region: Scotland
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

2018 Team

Love working with children and being in the great outdoors?

Apply now to be part of our 2018 teams in Bonchurch, Isle of Wight or Swanage, Dorset!

You will deliver exciting and inspirational outdoor sessions in a variety of subjects and locations, to a range of ages.


  • Closing Date: 09/02/2018
  • Sector: Environmental and Outdoor Education
  • Region: South South West
  • Posted: 12/01/2018

Business Advisor – Environmental Growth for Business

Location: Cornwall Wildlife Trust HQ, Five Acres, Allet, Truro, TR4 9DJ

The salary for this role is £24,500, based on experience.

This role is a full time fixed term contract from March 2018 for a period of 3 years. Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm and occasional weekend work.

The Trust is looking for an adaptable, enthusiastic and approachable Business Advisor to visit and advise businesses in Cornwall on how they can achieve Environmental Growth as part of the University of Exeter’s Environmental Growth for Business project.


  • Closing Date: 28/01/2018
  • Sector: Administration, support and IT., Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 11/01/2018

Catchment Partnership Agricultural Adviser

Salary in the range, £21,000 to £25,000 per annum plus pension.

Based in Shropshire

This post is full time, commencing February 2018 until the end of March 2019 with the possibility of an extension.

Severn Trent Water and the West Midlands Wildlife Trusts are working with the EA and other partners on River  catchments to tackle pollution in watercourses across catchment areas and to bring them into good ecological condition


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 11/01/2018

Site Operatives & Species Field Surveyor

Location: Hampshire

Contract: Seasonal/Permanent

Ecosupport's Field mitigation team require additional seasonal and permanent staff. Tasks include installation of animal exclusion fencing, hibernaculum construction and sensitive vegetation clearance.


  • Delete Date: 08/02/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology, Horticulture
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 11/01/2018

Assistant Site Manager – North England

As Assistant Site Manager you will support the management of a portfolio of sites in the North England Region, with a focus on the Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire, and Lincolnshire areas. This will involve the supervision of contracts to the highest professional standard, ensuring full compliance with our FSC certification and in accordance with all Woodland Trust Health and Safety policies and procedures, to deliver the maximum benefit for the Trusts aims as outlined in its Strategic Plan.


  • Delete Date: 08/02/2018
  • Sector: Arboriculture
  • Region: Midlands North East
  • Posted: 11/01/2018

Visitor Experience Assistant

Location – RSPB St Aidan's Nature Park, Astley Lane, Leeds LS26 8AL

Starting Salary – £14,625 to £15,213 per annum

Basis – Full time, Fixed term until February 2020

Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? We are looking for a people person with a passion for nature to deliver a fantastic visitor experience at our new RSPB reserve, St Aidan's, in the Aire Valley.  The reserve has a rich industrial history that is the backdrop to the diverse natural heritage seen today.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Visitor Management, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 11/01/2018

Green Spaces Officer

Kent High Weald Partnership

Bedgebury, Kent

Salary £19,609, pro rata

Temporary Part Time, 22 hours per week

We are looking for an experienced and motivated individual who will be responsible for the management of a number of Local Nature Reserves and green spaces, community projects, public events and educational activities within the project area.


  • Closing Date: 12/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 11/01/2018

Seasonal Surveyor

(6 months)

Location: Thirsk, North Yorkshire

Full time. 30th April to 2nd November

Salary £1200 per month

MAB Environment and Ecology Ltd are looking for a summer surveyor to join our team.


  • Delete Date: 08/02/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 11/01/2018

Lecturer in Countryside Management

Permanent Full Time working 37 hours per week

Salary £25,082 - £28,240 per annum, dependant on experience and qualifications.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Lecturer in Countryside Management at Brooksby Melton College. We are looking to recruit an individual with prior teaching experience or experience of working within the environment industry, who is looking for a new opportunity to inspire the next generation of conservationists.


  • Closing Date: 29/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Environmental and Outdoor Education
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 11/01/2018

Woodland Creation Adviser

Salary is £28,000

Please note the post holder is required to live in or around East Midlands/East Anglia.

The Woodland Adviser will deliver a regional program of woodland conservation activity including the creation, protection and restoration of woods and trees on land outside the Trust's estate. This will involve identifying and engaging with landowners and other organisations to ensure trees and woods are an integral element of plans within prioritised landscapes.


  • Closing Date: 11/02/2018
  • Sector: Arboriculture, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: Anglia Midlands
  • Posted: 11/01/2018

Participation Manager

Salary - £27,000 per annum

Location - Tomintoul

Description of business - Tomintoul & Glenlivet Development Trust is a community led regeneration company based in the Cairngorms National Park, North East Scotland. It was established in 2012 to address the economic decline in the area and has developed a wide range of projects from a community broadband scheme to a £500k museum refurbishment. The trust recently acquired Tomintoul hostel and museum through an asset transferred and is committed to the successful operation and development of these two key facilities. The trust has 310 members, employs a Local Development Officer and has a trading subsidiary managing its income generating portfolio.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers
  • Region: Scotland
  • Posted: 10/01/2018

Project Officer

Manchester

Salary: £17,880 per annum

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

The position, which is being offered at 35 hours per week, involves managing practical projects and other work, so volunteers have opportunities to become involved in a variety of ways and will include organising and implementing a varied programme of practical conservation projects. This will include finding suitable opportunities, negotiating with clients and implementing work which results in practical conservation, environmental improvements and/or environmental consultancy.


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Environmental and Outdoor Education, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: North West
  • Posted: 10/01/2018

Deputy Estate Manager

Location: Hemel Hempstead, Herts

Full time 35 hours per week

Salary: £24,000 - £26,000

The Box Moor Trust is a charity which owns, manages and protects 500 acres of pasture, wetlands, woodlands and amenity land for the benefit of its 100,000 beneficiaries in Hemel Hempstead and Bovingdon in Hertfordshire.  Much of this land has been managed for over 400 years and the Trust has close links with the history and development of the towns.  Using income from a range of commercial and residential properties we provide essential wildlife-friendly green space close to a fast expanding town and encourage everybody to enjoy it. 


  • Closing Date: 29/01/2018
  • Sector: Arboriculture, Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Ecology
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 10/01/2018

Water Bailiff

Full Time

The Brora District Salmon Fishery Board has a vacancy for the post of full time Water Bailiff. The Board is a statutory body responsible for the management of salmon and sea trout over the Brora river catchment.  Duties of the Water Bailiff are varied and include: protection of salmon stocks by enforcing current fisheries legislation, anti-poaching patrols, conducting practical riparian improvement works, liaison with river users and assisting with scientific data collection.


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: Scotland
  • Posted: 10/01/2018

Species Officer x 2

Location: Operations South Offices with a preference for Rivers House, St Mellons or Maes Newydd, Llandarcy.

Grade/ Salary: C1 / £24,828.00

Contract type: FTA until 31 March 2019

Work pattern: Full time

An opportunity has arisen to join Natural Resources Wales Protected Species Team in South Wales. The team is looking for enthusiastic individuals with relevant experience in this area. To help and sustain the natural heritage of Wales by contributing to the delivery of NRW’s responsibilities and duties for protected species.


  • Closing Date: 30/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology
  • Region: Wales
  • Posted: 10/01/2018

Area Ranger

£22,295 pa

FTC until 31 Aug 2019 (37.5 hrs pw)

Botallack

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away. This role will require some weekend working.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising, Visitor Management
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 10/01/2018

Seasonal Ranger

Fixed Term for 6 Months- 26th March- 30th September 2018

An outgoing, energetic and motivated person is required to support our permanent Ranger for the 2018 season. The successful candidate will support the Ranger in all aspects of work including but not limited to; developing and delivering a variety of ranger guided walks and activities, educational workshops and large scale public events. Duties also include undertaking general grounds care tasks, patrolling and welcoming visitors, conducting biological monitoring, leading volunteers and developing/ delivering activities for youth groups.


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Ecology, Environmental and Outdoor Education
  • Region: Scotland
  • Posted: 10/01/2018

Land Manager (Live-in)

Gomde UK, Buddhist Centre

Salary: £12,260 per annum plus full board, and accommodation at the Centre.

Location: Lindholme Hall, South Yorkshire

Hours:  Full time (35 hours per week)

Contract: Temporary Contract for 12 months (with possible extension)

Gomde UK, is a centre for the study and practice of Tibetan Buddhism and for the development of environmental Buddhism. We are seeking an energetic land manager to maintain and enhance the grounds and gardens of the Lindholme estate and fulfil the Higher Level Stewardship (HLS) criteria. You don’t need to be a practicing Buddhist to join our thriving community, but you must be committed to making the community a success based on our Buddhist values centred on calmness, kindness, and clarity


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Horticulture
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 10/01/2018

Project Officer

Rutland Water Nature Reserve

Salary: £20,894 per annum pro rata

Full-time seasonal contract: 26th February - 30th September 2018

Dynamic Project Officer required to co-ordinate the day-to-day running of the Rutland Osprey Project and Lyndon Visitor Centre at Rutland Water Nature Reserve. An opportunity to join the team responsible for reintroducing ospreys into England; delivering face-to-face information and interpretation to visitors, and leading public events for all ages, including regular Osprey Cruises, in the scenic setting of Rutland Water Nature Reserve.


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2018
  • Sector: Publicity and Fundraising, Visitor Management, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Heathland Management Project Foreman

2 year fixed term.

Circa £23,000 per annum.

40 hours per week.

We would like to recruit an individual, working under the guidance of our Course Manager, to carry out and monitor all aspects of our heathland management plan.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Horticulture
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Head of Plantlife Scotland

Location: Stirling

Salary: c£30k

Do you want to make a positive difference for wildlife in Scotland?  We are looking for an ambitious and influential person to lead Plantlife's wild plant and fungi programme, and staff team, in Scotland.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Horticulture, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: Scotland
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

East Midlands Regional Officer

Part-time 0.6fte (22 hours 12 minutes) per week

1 year fixed term contract

£23,831 - £27,532 pa pro-rata (dependent on experience) plus 5% pension contribution

This is an exciting opportunity to lead and develop our conservation work in the East Midlands Region (Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincolnshire). The main focus of the post will be to develop and deliver landscape-scale conservation projects to conserve threatened species and habitats in key landscape target areas, and to build capacity among our volunteer Branches in the region.


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Learning Assistant

Location: Newport, Wales

Starting Salary: Starting at - £16,504 to £17,880 per annum pro rata

Basis: 30 hours per week – 4 month contract

We are looking for a Learning Assistant to work with our Learning Officer and volunteers, to deliver RSPB programmes which connect school children and young people with nature through curriculum-linked education programmes in the inspirational setting of Newport Wetlands National Nature Reserve in Wales


  • Closing Date: 05/02/2018
  • Sector: Environmental and Outdoor Education, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: Wales
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Membership Development Officer

Location: Newport, Wales   

Starting Salary: £17,276 to £18,716 per annum

Basis: Full time – permanent position

An exciting opportunity has become available for an enthusiastic individual, with excellent people skills to join the team at the the Newport Wetlands Visitor Centre.  You will need to be able to inspire members of the public about conservation and the work of the RSPB


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Publicity and Fundraising, Visitor Management
  • Region: Wales
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Retail Manager

Location: Carsington Water Reserve, Midlands Region

Starting Salary: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Basis: Full Time – permanent position

Are you a dynamic individual with experience in retail management and a passion for wildlife? If so, then the opportunity to work at the RSPB shop at Carsington Water could be the job for you. You will manage a team of staff and volunteers, coaching and training to enable them to exceed KPI targets whilst focusing on excellent customer service.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Visitor Management
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Project Officer, Cambridgeshire ACRE

  • Closing Date: 05/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: Anglia
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Meanwood Valley Heritage Ranger, Leeds City Council

  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Ecology, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

2 x 12 Month Trainee Positions

Full-time 35 hours/week

£9,000 Bursary (Plus £1500 training budget)

We are looking for two trainees to jumpstart their career in the environmental sector – to make a long lasting impact on our natural world and engage people to care for it. The traineeship will give you the essential skills and experience to put you ahead in securing a career in environmental conservation or environmental education. 


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Ecology, Environmental and Outdoor Education, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Assistant Ecologist/Ecologist/Senior Ecologist

Swift Ecology Ltd

Central England

Salary/hours/contract dependent upon experience/role

You will need to live, or be prepared to live, within or close to the eastern area of our region (South Warks/South Northants/North Oxon/North Bucks).

Swift Ecology Ltd is a small, friendly and highly regarded ecological consultancy with an extremely good reputation and a loyal client base. We cover a large part of the English Midlands and surrounding areas and have a vacancy for a new staff member; at this stage we are open-minded about the grade at which we appoint, the key thing being to find the person who best fits our company culture.


  • Closing Date: 09/02/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: Midlands South
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Seasonal Avicultural Warden - Internship Opportunity

Pensthorpe Natural Park

Salary: National Minimum Wage for age group  

Fixed Term - Summer 2018 (April to October) 

Unique opportunity to help deliver our passion for nature and supporting and sustaining the development of key species in our local area working on our renowned Corncrake Release Project.  


  • Closing Date: 04/02/2018
  • Sector: Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Role Type: Intern
  • Region: Anglia
  • Posted: 09/01/2018

Ecologist Vacancies

E3 Ecology Ltd is an expanding specialist rural based ecological consultancy in Northumberland seeking an Ecologist & a part and/or full time Senior Ecologist.


  • Delete Date: 05/02/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 08/01/2018

INNS Coordinator

£25,951 - £27,668 per annum

30 hours per week

Temporary Contract – 31st January 2020

The Brecon Beacons National Park Authority seek to appoint an Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) Coordinator to survey and control invasive plants in the Tawe and Usk catchments. 


  • Closing Date: 24/01/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: Wales
  • Posted: 08/01/2018

0.8 FTE Outdoor and Environmental Eduation Tutor

Location - Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, Edwinstowe, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

NJE grade 5 £21,962 - £24,964 p.a. (pro rata)

Based within the highly regarded Outdoor and Environmental Education Team you are invited to apply for this 4 day a week post at the internationally recognised National Nature Reserve; Sherwood Forest Country Park.  We are seeking an excellent practitioner who is dynamic, enthusiastic who is comfortable teaching in the outdoors.


  • Delete Date: 05/02/2018
  • Sector: Environmental and Outdoor Education
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 08/01/2018

Ecologist

Location: Bristol

Kier Strategic Highways are recruiting for an Ecologist to join the existing Environment Team on the South West Highways England Design Services Contract.


  • Delete Date: 05/02/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 08/01/2018

Ranger

£18,731 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 21/12/18)

Newtownbutler

Crom Estate is one of Ireland's most important nature conservation areas, 2000 acre demesne. Rural location on Upper Lough Erne. A haven for wild deer, pine marten, red squirrel, heron and all eight species of native bats. Stunning semi-natural designed landscape and features. Seven holiday cottages and visitor centre. You’ll make sure that, at every twist and turn of these fantastic landscapes, we’re delivering outstanding outdoors experiences and excellent conservation work. You’ll share our common goal with customers and build relationships in the local community, proudly representing the National Trust.


  • Closing Date: 22/08/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Visitor Management
  • Region: Northern Ireland
  • Posted: 08/01/2018

Coastal Officer

£32,016 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 24 mo)

Ballynahinch

There’s never been a more exciting time to join the National Trust consultancy team in the new Coastal Officer role. The conservation charity looks after 108 miles of coast - 22% of the coastline of Northern Ireland and includes some of the most internationally renowned coastal landscapes in NI. Given the extent of our coastal land holdings, and our existing path network, we are well placed to provide leadership and be an advocate for better access to Northern Ireland’s coastline. The Coastal Officer will provide a focus for our coastal activities, raise awareness about our work and lead our advocacy for improved policy to protect and manage the Northern Ireland coastline and plan for coastal change.


  • Closing Date: 21/08/2018
  • Sector: Countryside
  • Region: Northern Ireland
  • Posted: 08/01/2018

Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 08/01/2018

Family Activities Volunteer, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Conservation Volunteer, Natural England

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

Woodland Conservation Volunteer, Bulwell Community Toy Library

Engagement Volunteer, National Trust

Lackford Lakes Volunteer, Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Green Aiders, Groundwork East

Volunteer Crew, Surrey Care Trust

Event Assistants, RSPB

Volunteer Officers & Leaders, The Conservation Volunteers

Our Past, Our Future Volunteer, New Forest National Park Authority

Conservation Volunteers, Lee Valley Regional Park Authority

Hertfordshire Health Walks Ambassador, Countryside Management Service, Hertfordshire CC

Volunteer, Wild Futures the Monkey Sanctuary

Discovery Hut Wardens, East Devon District Council

Walk Leader Opportunities, HF Holidays

Schools Outreach Session Leader, RSPB

Volunteer at Wildlife Sanctuary, Volunteer Latin America

Volunteer In Galapagos National Park, Volunteer Latin America

Fenn's Moss NNR Voluntary Warden, Natural England & Natural Resources Wales

To view any post click on the job title.

All Volunteer Adverts Here


Estate Manager Central

Salary circa £35,000

The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity.  We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on land outside the Trust's own estate.  In central England we own over 180 woods covering 3800 Ha.


  • Closing Date: 04/02/2018
  • Sector: Arboriculture, Countryside
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Seasonal Ranger

Bristol Zoo Gardens

Salary £16,000 pro rata

7 x positions – 32.5 hours per week, 12th March through to 4th November 2018

3 x positions – 27.5 hours per week, 12th March through to 2nd September 2018

We require Seasonal Rangers to join Bristol Zoo’s Ranger Team within the Learning Department. The successful applicants will intensify the guest experience and their engagement with the natural world through an exciting range of learning experiences and interaction, creating a “Participatory Zoo Experience.” The applicants will be staffing some of the animal walkthrough enclosures, delivering some of the enclosure talks and engaging with guests around the zoo with a variety of props and biofacts. There are also a number of evening events that the applicants will be expected to work.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Visitor Management, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Education Development Officer Bough Beech

Part-time Fixed term contract for three years until December 2020

Salary Range: £20,312 to £22,732 (Points 8 to 11 on salary scale)

This is a new and exciting role that has been supported by a grant to develop a successful Educational and Events programme at our Bough Beech Centre. There is to be a strong emphasis on Forest School and generating an income to support the project and the wider work of the Trust at the Centre into the future.  The role will require you to be driven by success, or motivated by challenge to find opportunities that will develop strong working relationships and offer win-win solutions.


  • Closing Date: 29/01/2018
  • Sector: Environmental and Outdoor Education, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Volunteer Trainee – Guardians of the Deep Trainee

Salary Range:   This is an unpaid voluntary role however, travel expenses and a tailored training programme will be provided.

Based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone

Are you looking for experience in the environment sector? We are looking for someone to help us in the delivery of an exciting new marine awareness-raising project, whilst gaining experience in our Conservation, Policy & Evidence team.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Ecology, Wildlife Work and Animal Care
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Assistant Countryside Rangers

x 2 full time x2 part-time

Fixed Term – Summer Seasonals (April – Sept)

Hours  ie  Full time (37hrs) Part time (15hrs Sat & Sun)  per week

Salary:  £15,613 per annum (pro-rata)

The Country Parks Service has a portfolio of 5 Country Parks and 3 Greenways across Warwickshire serving in excess of 900,000 visitors a year.

As our Assistant Ranger you’ll be working weekends and Bank Holidays in all weathers.  You’ll be helping to promote and assist visitors’ enjoyment of the countryside and contribute to events, volunteer management and provide information and advice on activities. Ensuring the park and facilities are clean and tidy; as well as take payment for goods and assisting with parking are all part of your duties.


  • Closing Date: 22/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Visitor Management
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Ecologist Opportunities

Peak Ecology Ltd is a highly regarded, specialist ecological consultancy with a diverse client list working across the country. We are a friendly and professional team based in Bakewell, Derbyshire. We are currently looking to recruit the following positions

Graduate Ecologist Salary £14,500 pro rata (seven month contract)


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Ecology
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Senior Site Manager

Location - Saltholme Reserve, Middlesbrough

Salary - Starting at £34,643 to £37,530 per annum

Basis - Full time, Permanent

We are looking for a passionate and inspiring individual to lead a dedicated team on our spectacular Saltholme nature reserve of over 630 ha on the Tees Estuary.  The site is designated as an SSSI and an SPA and holds internationally important wintering populations of waders and wildfowl.  It is one of the best examples in the North East of a large scale and diverse coastal wetland.


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising, Visitor Management
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Visitor Experience and Marketing Manager

Location - Denby Dale Office, Huddersfield

Salary - Starting at £25,463 to £27,585 per annum

Basis - Full time, Maternity Cover – Maximum 12 months

The RSPB’s Northern England region has a range of incredible nature reserves that are home to a wealth of wildlife.  We need someone to help us to inspire people to visit our nature reserves and ensure they have a fantastic experience when they are there.  You will support our teams to interpret the nature on their patch and tell the stories that our audiences want to hear. 


  • Closing Date: 29/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising, Visitor Management
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Level 3 Apprentices

Based in Haverthwaite

Competitive Advanced Apprentice Salary

Full-time, fixed term contract for 18 months

This is a great opportunity to gain further qualifications, training and practical skills within the environmental sector. Working within the Rusland Horizons scheme area, you will join a friendly and focused team supported by a wide network of organisations and members of the local community. To succeed, you need to be motivated and able to plan and deliver work tasks, organise other apprentices and volunteers and work as part of a team.


  • Closing Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Countryside
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Region: North West
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Learning Assistant

Location: Pulborough Reserve, West Sussex

Starting Salary: £16,504 to £17,880 per annum pro rata

Basis: 18 hours per week – 16 weeks contracts

Are you looking to get some quality experience with Europe’s largest conservation charity, engaging with young people and delivering environmental education?

Do you fancy spending a few months working in a fantastic place, with fantastic people – seeing things you’d never normally see?

Together with a Learning Officer and volunteers, you will inspire school children across our Sussex nature reserves, primarily at Pulborough Brooks, but also at Pagham Harbour and Medmerry.


  • Closing Date: 01/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Environmental and Outdoor Education
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Field Operative

Glendale Services

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Location: Bristol

Glendale carries out a significant number of woodland & countryside management contracts throughout the Avon and Somerset area and now require a member of staff to join our team in the area. Services at this office include woodland and estates management, vegetation management, fencing, tree surgery and grounds maintenance.


  • Delete Date: 02/02/2018
  • Sector: Arboriculture, Countryside
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Rights of Way Officer

(Part Time, 18.5 hours per week) Based at West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire

Via East Midlands are a major employer in Nottinghamshire with a multi-skilled local workforce and a range of highly trained staff based at a number of different locations throughout the county. An opportunity has arisen for a part time Rights of Way Officer within the Environmental Management and Design Team. This multidisciplinary team delivers rights of way management, engineering, landscape, contaminated land, topographical survey and acoustics services. We provide a wide range of services to a diverse group of clients, with a large variety of project types and scales.


  • Closing Date: 28/01/2018
  • Sector: Rights of Way
  • Region: Midlands
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Regional Director Eastern England

Starting salary circa £40,000pa plus company car

BASC is looking for an individual with significant shooting experience and conservation knowledge who will plan and deliver a wide range of membership engagement and recruitment activities in the east of England. The role will also involve delivery of projects through our Taste of Game and Green Shoots initiatives, acting as a media spokesperson for the association in the region and engagement with stakeholders and policy makers to represent shooting interests.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: Anglia South
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Landscape Heritage Officer, Beacons of the Past

(Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty)

Salary: Grade 2 - £27,000 per annum

Fixed term: 3.5 years

Employer and work location: The Chilterns Conservation Board, The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, Oxon OX39 4HA

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

We are looking for a Landscape Heritage Officer to help deliver a 3.5 year Heritage Lottery Fund (HL) Beacons of the Past Project. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to help discover and conserve the Iron Age hillforts of the Chilterns and their prehistoric chalk landscapes, surveying and researching the 22 hillforts and fostering community and public involvement.


  • Closing Date: 05/02/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Hillforts Projects Manager

(Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty)

Salary: Grade 3 - £30,000 per annum

Fixed term: 3.5 years

Employer and work location: The Chilterns Conservation Board, The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, Oxon OX39 4HA

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

We need a Project Manager to lead the delivery of our 3.5 year Heritage Lottery Fund (HL) Beacons of the Past Project. This is a rare and exciting opportunity to discover and conserve the region’s dense concentration of ancient hillforts and prehistoric chalk landscapes.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 05/01/2018

Operations Manager

Location:          Bristol

Salary:              Competitive

Contract:           Permanent

ADAS has recently been acquired by the RSK Group plc which is one of Europe’s leading multidisciplinary environmental consultancies and is ranked number 42 in the Sunday Times Fast Track 200 which rates the success of private companies in the UK. There has never been a more exciting time to join.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 20/12/2017

Site Supervisor

Location:          Bristol

Salary:            £24k - £30k (dependent on experience)

Contract:          Permanent

RSK Habitat Management are a new and exciting business, providing practical ecological contracting solutions for our clients. We provide results-based outcomes for clients and biodiversity, with innovation at the heart of everything that we do. The successful candidate(s) will be joining a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines such as Ecology, Landscape and Arboriculture.  


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 20/12/2017

Site Operative

Location:           Bristol

Salary:              £18k - £22k (dependent on experience)

Contract:           Permanent

With over 75 years’ experience RSK ADAS has an amazing track record of providing environmental consultancy and research expertise to an enviable range of clients both in the private and public sector. We are a recognised and highly respected leader in the environmental and rural sectors.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside, Ecology
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 20/12/2017

Countryside Ranger

Salary: Scale point D starting on £19,086.00

Fixed Term: 2 Years.

Hours per week: 37

Hart District council is pleased to announce that it is looking for a highly motivated, outgoing, Countryside Ranger to work as part of its Countryside Team, based at Fleet Pond SSSI in rural north Hampshire. The Hart District area covers part of the Thames Basin Heaths SPA and the Forest of Eversley Heritage area, including various SSSI’s, commons and open spaces that encompass the assorted heaths, woodlands and wetland habitats around the District. The Service has three Green Flag Award sites.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018
  • Sector: Countryside
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 20/12/2017

Community Heritage Officer

Permanent

37 hours per week

Salary up to £20,661 per annum

The post is based at our office in Bainbridge, Wensleydale.

This post is to initiate and support community-based heritage projects and to further engage local people and volunteers in the use, maintenance, recording and enhancement of the special historic environment of the Yorkshire Dales National Park. The role is embedded within the Historic Environment Team, and involves occasional support to other historic environment activities.


  • Closing Date: 22/01/2018
  • Sector: Administration, support and IT., Countryside, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: North East
  • Posted: 20/12/2017

Senior Open Spaces Warden

The post is permanent and full time; the salary will be within the range 19-21 (£18,560 - £19,939).

This is an exciting opportunity combining hands-on work with leading a small team.

The role is ideal for a person who enjoys a variety of open spaces work and related activities as the town has recreation areas, play areas, a cemetery, Herne Hill which is a woodland and amenity area and a small number of floral displays.


  • Delete Date: 24/01/2018
  • Sector: Administration, support and IT., Countryside, Horticulture
  • Region: South West
  • Posted: 20/12/2017

Administrator / Training Co-ordinator

Full Time Position

Location: Dorking, Surrey

Salary -  £20k

We are an independent training provider specialising in forestry and arboriculture. We are looking for someone to join our small friendly team. After an initial induction period you will be responsible for admin duties and co-ordinating the training for our centre. 


  • Delete Date: 23/01/2018
  • Sector: Administration, support and IT.
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 19/12/2017

BDS Conservation Outreach Officer

British Dragonfly Society

Full-time post (37 hours per week). Salary £25,000 p.a.

Location East of England, within easy access of our Dragonfly Centre at Wicken Fen near Peterborough. Home-based or located within the offices of a partnership organisation.

The person selected as our Conservation Outreach Officer will lead on communication and engagement activities involving conservation volunteers. You will promote the BDS and be a public ‘face’ of the Society, identifying conservation projects and creating partnerships with site managers to set up Dragonfly Hotspots.


  • Closing Date: 26/01/2018 extended
  • Sector: Community and Volunteers, Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: Anglia
  • Posted: 18/12/2017

Regional Officer South East England

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car          

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


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2018 extended
  • Sector: Publicity and Fundraising
  • Region: South
  • Posted: 11/12/2017


 

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