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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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Scottish Raptor Monitoring Coordinator

Stirling, Scotland

Full-time, maternity cover

£23,222

We are seeking a dynamic, self-motivated person with raptor ecology/survey/monitoring and data management experience to co-ordinate The Scottish Raptor Monitoring Scheme (SRMS) on a full-time basis for one year in the first instance to cover maternity leave.


  • Closing Date: 10/01/2019
  • Location: Beta Centre (Unit 15), Stirling University Innovation Park, FK9 4NF
  • Posted: 17/12/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 17/12/2018

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels – Community Engagement Volunteer, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels – Volunteer Admin Support, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Officer, TCV

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

Trustee, Campaign to Protect Rural England Buckinghamshire

Trail Watcher: England Coast Path, Somerset County Council

Adopt a Path Volunteer, Somerset County Council

Wild Volunteers, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Visitor Centres Volunteers, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Park Explorers Leaders, National Trust

Volunteer Warden at Stanmore Country Park, Harrow Nature Conservation Forum

Fife Nature Records Centre Data Volunteer, Fife Nature Records Centre (based within Fife Council)

Fife Nature Records Centre Event Volunteer, Fife Nature Records Centre (based within Fife Council)

Fife Nature Records Centre Communications Volunteer, Fife Nature Records Centre (based within Fife Council)

Fife Nature Records Centre Survey Volunteer, Fife Nature Records Centre (based within Fife Council)

Winter on a Tropical Organic Farm, Garden of Eden, Grenada

Skomer Island Seabird Monitoring Volunteer, The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales

Skomer Island Long Term Volunteers, The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales

Volunteer Internships, RSPB

Volunteer Workshop Leader, Action For Conservation

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels - Volunteer Grey Squirrel Control Officers, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Woodland Working Group Member - Canal Wood - Poyntzpass, Woodland Trust

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Conservation Strategy Director

Salary: £53,300 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week)

Based: Trust Head Office in Littlemore with travel to other sites as required

Are you an outcomes-focused environmental professional, passionate about wildlife who believes everyone should have the chance to experience its wonders? If so, this is a unique opportunity to work in close partnership with our visionary CEO and our wider team to lead the delivery of our strategy “Be Part of Nature’s Recovery”.  


  • Closing Date: 09/01/2019
  • Location: Head Office, Littlemore
  • Posted: 14/12/2018
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Ranger

Location: Carsington Water, Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Contract: 12 month FTC

As the public face of Severn Trent Water, you will need to be able to demonstrate first class customer service at all times and look to protect and enhance the company’s brand and image through the quality of service offered. This will be through the maintenance of high standards of our facilities, developing and managing key external contacts, such as wildlife trusts, local authorities and the local community.


  • Closing Date: 06/01/2019
  • Location: Carsington Water, Ashbourne, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 14/12/2018
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Chief Executive Officer

Part time, 4 days/week

Are you an experienced manager with a passion for nature conservation and the skills and knowledge to lead this innovative River Trust as it grows and develops? Are you an all-rounder who can happily switch from producing budget spreadsheets to giving an engaging presentation to a community group in the same day? Can you communicate well at all levels, developing fruitful relationships and inspiring colleagues, partners, potential funders and landowners with a creative approach to making things happen on the ground to improve biodiversity and water quality in our river catchment?


  • Closing Date: 06/01/2019
  • Location: Bury Knowle Park, Oxford
  • Posted: 14/12/2018
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Navigation Manager

Full-time

Salary: up to £40k plus 8% pension 

The Chelmer & Blackwater Navigation runs from Springfield Basin (Chelmsford) to Heybridge Basin, through some of the most picturesque countryside of central Essex and it is Essex Waterways Ltd’s responsibility to maintain and enhance this for public benefit. The Navigation Manager is responsible for the overall management of the Navigation and all land and property under the management of Essex Waterways Ltd (24 hours a day, every day).


  • Closing Date: 14/01/2019
  • Location: Essex
  • Posted: 14/12/2018
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Business Manager and Membership Officer

Business Manager - £38,052 pa (pro rata) - part time, 15 hours per week - Two Year Contract

Membership Officer - £27,358 pa (pro rata) – part time, 13.5 hours per week - Permanent

The Institute of Public Rights of Way and Access Management is seeking to appoint two dedicated and committed individuals to join the employed staff to assist in the day to day management of the organisation and in supporting members and representing their views at a national level including with the English and Welsh Governments, Natural England and Natural Resources Wales


  • Closing Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Home Based
  • Posted: 14/12/2018
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Team Leader

Start date: ASAP

Job Type: Full time, Permanent.

Were you born to lead? Ecosulis needs a team leader!

As one of the UK's leading ecological consultancies, Ecosulis is now looking to recruit a team leader. Supervising our habitat creation team in the Uxbridge area, you will play a vital role by monitoring the standard and progress of work and achievement of project goals.


  • Delete Date: 17/01/2019
  • Location: Uxbridge
  • Posted: 14/12/2018
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Landscaper

Start date: asap

Job Type: Permanent

Calling all landscaping legends...  Ecosulis needs habitat creators!

Are you looking for an exciting job where you can experience the great outdoors and have a meaningful impact on UK conservation? What better way to mitigate climate change and benefit wildlife than planting trees and helping to create biodiverse habitats.  


  • Delete Date: 17/01/2019
  • Location: Uxbridge
  • Posted: 14/12/2018
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Countryside Ranger / Project Officer, Denbighshire County Council

  • Closing Date: 14/01/2019
  • Location: Loggerheads County Park
  • Posted: 13/12/2018
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Policy Officer

Location: Bedfordshire
Salary £25,463 - £27,585 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
The RSPB is offering an exciting opportunity to join the Land Use Policy team as a Policy Officer. The team covers agriculture, water, forestry and upland policy work and works closely with RSPB colleagues across the UK country to secure more sustainable land management and uses.


  • Closing Date: 07/01/2019
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 13/12/2018
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Woodlands Warden - Celtic Rainforest LIFE project

Location: Wales - Home based
Salary: £22,073 - £23,912 per annum pro rata Hours: Part time, 18.75 hours per week
Contract: 16 months

The job will involve supporting the small team including the local lead warden managing the Mawddach reserve, a grazing officer and a project officer, to work with contractors to repair and install walling, fencing, cattle handling facilities, and to liaise with graziers to secure the appropriate grazing of the site.


  • Closing Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Wales - Home based
  • Posted: 13/12/2018
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Volunteer Coordinator

£27,358 - £30,756

Full Time, Fixed-Term (2 years)

Bristol

We are looking for an ambitious and resourceful individual to take forward our bold plans to increase volunteer activity in Parks and green space across Bristol. Your responsibilities will be delivering the change needed as we build a volunteer-positive environment, where volunteering is actively supported and encouraged; supporting staff working with volunteers, putting in place good systems to support volunteering, and working alongside our new Bristol and Bath Parks charitable Foundation to promote, celebrate and develop systems, mechanisms, and partnerships, that sustain volunteering activity.


  • Closing Date: 24/12/2018
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 13/12/2018
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Estate Worker/Groundsman

A competitive salary will be based on levels of experience.

Initially 16-20 hours per week with additional hours by mutual agreement and as the garden demands.

An experienced part-time Estate Worker/Groundsman is required to join a small team on a historic private estate south of Oxford. The estate is managed by a skilled full time Head Gardener who will require assistance with gardening tasks such as mowing, strimming, hedge cutting, chemical application and garden machinery maintenance.


  • Delete Date: 17/01/2019
  • Location: South of Oxford
  • Posted: 13/12/2018
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Senior Ecological Consultant 

Salary: Competitive 

Contract: Permanent

Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing ecological services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries and as a result of our continued success, we require a Senior Ecological Consultant with the energy and drive to manage ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment. 


  • Delete Date: 17/01/2019
  • Location: Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton
  • Posted: 12/12/2018
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Estimator

Bristol

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: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 12/12/2018
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Forest Craftsperson

Kirkton of Durris

£20,345 - £21,525, plus benefits

Do you have a passion for the outdoors? Do you want to join a dedicated team managing the National Forest Estate in the north-east of Scotland? Then this may be the job for you. We are looking for an enthusiastic person who has experience of working in forestry programmes to join our Team.


  • Closing Date: 06/01/2019
  • Location: Kirkton of Durris
  • Posted: 12/12/2018
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Project Manager

Field Studies Council

FSC Orielton

Salary - £32,013 - £38,176 per annum. 

Contract Term - Permanent

This is a key operational and leadership role, working under the direction of the Head of Group (West), with the support of a Mentor and expertise from the Project Advisory Team.  The key focus of the role initially will be to manage the Orielton Project – “Creating an Estate for Outdoor Learning”.


  • Closing Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: FSC Orielton
  • Posted: 12/12/2018
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Park Manager - Belhus/Weald Parks

Contract: Permanent

Working Hours: Full-time

Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum

Primary Location: South Ockendon

Essex County Council (ECC) is one of the largest and most dynamic local authorities in the UK, serving a population of 2 million residents, and has a very successful track record of delivering transformational change. ECC anticipated change was needed in the public sector and has worked to deliver better quality at lower cost. We have an ambitious transformation agenda – one with the scope to reach every part of the council.


  • Closing Date: 06/01/2019
  • Location: South Ockendon
  • Posted: 12/12/2018
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Ecological Records Officer

Part time - 2 days per week

Initially for 6 months with potential for longer term job share

Salary: £7,548 - £8,216 (actual salary)  

West Yorkshire Ecology Service (WYES) is seeking a part-time Ecological Records Officer to work at their office in Morley. The successful applicant will be expected to maintain and enhance the computer and paper-based records of WYES and provide information to enquirers, both professional ecologists and members of the public, working to tight deadlines. They will also help support groups and volunteer recorders. They may be asked to carry out or assist in ecological surveys.  


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: Morley, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 11/12/2018
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Ornithology Field Assistant

We are looking for enthusiastic and reliable ornithology field assistants to join our survey teams in 2019. Fieldwork is a substantial element of the job, and successful applicants will be expected to carry out field surveys on upland sites throughout Scotland. 


  • Delete Date: 15/01/2019
  • Location: Angus, Moray or Perthshire
  • Posted: 11/12/2018
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Gardener

19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Godalming

As a hands-on Gardener, you’ll assist in making sure that the garden/Arboretum are maintained to a high standard. You’ll be passionate and enthused and knowledgeable about the varied plants within the garden. This role will include a range of practical horticultural/arboricultural tasks to develop, enhance and conserve the garden and contribute to the delivery of projects.


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Godalming, Surrey
  • Posted: 11/12/2018
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Biodiversity Officer

To provide advice and support to the Council in relation to its biodiversity duty and support the development and implementation of the East Lothian Biodiversity Action Plan.

£29,509 - £33,250 per year

Permanent full time and 35 hours per week


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: East Lothians
  • Posted: 10/12/2018
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Naturally Native - Development Manager

Salary £28,000 per annum plus £1,000 bonus on submission of the HLF proposal.

Fixed term contract to 31st January 2020

The North East Wildlife Trusts (Durham, Northumberland, Tees Valley) have brought together a wide range of organisations to restore water vole populations across the North East of England. The Naturally Native project will tackle the 2 major causes of water vole decline, predation by American mink, an introduced non-native species, and habitat fragmentation.


  • Closing Date: 14/01/2019
  • Location: Rainton Meadows, Houghton-le-Spring, DH4 6PU
  • Posted: 10/12/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 10/12/2018

Data Processors, The Wildlife Information Centre (TWIC)

Social Media Officer, Natural History Society of Northumbria

Arundel Welcome Team, WWT

Events Residential Volunteer & Guide, Whale and Dolphin Conservation

Shorewatch Residential Volunteer & Guide, Whale and Dolphin Conservation

Education Residential Volunteer & Guide, WDC Scottish Dolphin Centre

Estate Assistant, The Beaudesert Trust

Estate Assistants, The Beaudesert Trust

Rochdale Green Volunteers, Rochdale Borough Council

Ecotherapy Buddy Volunteer, Forest Farm Peace Garden

RSPB Residential Volunteer Interns, RSPB

Wildlife Ambassador, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Mentoring Officer, A Focus on Nature

Web & Graphic Designer, A Focus on Nature

Social Media Officer, A Focus on Nature

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Invasive Species Co-ordinator

River Dee Trust

Based on Deeside (Aberdeenshire) 

The post will attract a salary of £29,000-£30,000 per annum or pro rata for a part-time post.

This post is for a fixed term until 18th September 2020.

There are two components to this post, firstly working with an invasive non-native species Forum to facilitate and support co-ordinated action at a regional scale to survey and control invasive plant species. Secondly, working with the River Dee Trust to support the development and delivery of programmes to control invasive plants and American mink within the Dee, Don, Cowie and Carron catchments.  


  • Closing Date: 07/01/2019
  • Location: Deeside (Aberdeenshire)
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Retail Assistant

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Salary starting at: £15,269 - £15,696 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part time, hourly paid

Contract: 6 months fixed term

You will help maintain a welcoming atmosphere for all visitors and deliver the highest standards of customer service at all times, making sales using an electronic till, restocking the shop, taking orders and talking to customers about the fantastic work of the RSPB.


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Bempton, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Conservation Placements

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Are you aged 24 or under? Are you looking to grow your career in conservation? If so then we would like to hear from you. The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has opportunities available at Stirley Community Farm in Huddersfield.

We are looking for 4 passionate and motivated young people to join the Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders programme.  As part of the programme we help build your practical skills, conservation knowledge, leadership skills and employability in the conservation & environmental sector.


  • Delete Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Assistant Retail Manager

Location: Bempton, East Riding of Yorkshire

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

Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Can you help protect one of the UK`s most unique places for nature? Can you work on your own initiative? Do you thrive on delivering a top quality customer experience? You will be supporting the Retail Manager in all visitor-facing aspects including retail, welcome and admissions.


  • Closing Date: 13/01/2019
  • Location: Bempton, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Retail Assistant

Location: Silverdale, Lancashire

Salary starting at: £15,269 - £15,696 per annum, pro rata

Hours: Part time, 21.75 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Are you a dynamic individual with a passion for helping Save Nature through your fantastic retail skills? If so, then the opportunity to work at our unique shop at RSPB Leighton Moss could be for you. We are looking for a part-time Retail Assistant to pro-actively assist visitors in finding the right products for them and explain what makes our products special.


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Silverdale, Lancashire
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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Countryside Assistant (Access)

Countryside Estate Team

Salary £10,920 pa (£10 per hour for 21 hours per week) fte £18,200 pa

If you have a passion for the countryside, enjoy sharing knowledge and engaging with others whilst undertaking practical tasks, this part time, outdoor role is for you. The core role of the Countryside Assistant is to encourage greater access and participation within the countryside estate managed by Surrey Wildlife Trust, ensuring it is safe and welcoming with opportunities for volunteers and visitors to get stuck in.


  • Closing Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Wisley Common, Junction 10 M25 but travel across Surrey
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

High Wycombe

The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. We are a seeking an enthusiastic outdoors person to join our Outdoors team in the Central Chilterns. This role will work predominantly within the woodland areas of our portfolio.


  • Closing Date: 26/12/2018
  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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School Booking Assistant

Field Studies Council

Salary –  £18,877 - £21,542 per annum.

Contract Term – Fixed Term maternity cover position due to start in January 2019 and end in October 2019 in the first instance

The post-holder will work closely with school teachers with an interest in attending our centres and centre-based office teams to ensure school teachers can easily book a fieldwork experience that meets their requirements.


  • Closing Date: 07/01/2019
  • Location: FSC Head Office, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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Project Officer – Mid Calder & Tributaries Project

35 hours per week

£25700 p.a pro rata, plus up to 9% employee pension contribution

WEare seeking to appoint a Project Officer to join our dynamic and dedicated team based at Stirley Community Farm. You will help organise and deliver practical work on this fantastic project to help support habitat connectivity and quality. You will have strong communication skills to interact with different audiences to raise awareness of the project and consolidate with the local community.


  • Closing Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Stirley Community Farm, Huddersfield
  • Posted: 06/12/2018
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Species Protection Officer x 2

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Salary: £16,380 per annum

Status: Full-time for c8 weeks (March – May)

Loch of the Lowes

Working in rural Perthshire, the successful candidates will monitor all aspects of the returning breeding ospreys from their wintering grounds of West Africa.  They will ensure protection of the nest and eggs on a predominantly nightshift working pattern.  An additional exciting new element of this post is to monitor any activity seen on our recently installed beaver CCTV system and to run regular Beaverwatch events for members of the public.


  • Delete Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Loch of the Lowes
  • Posted: 05/12/2018
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Administrator

Scottish Wildlife Trust

£20k-£21k per annum

Leith

The Scottish Wildlife Trust’s vision is for a healthy environment across Scotland’s land and seas for the benefit of people and wildlife. We are looking for a confident, full-time administrator to provide senior administrative and secretarial support to the Trust.


  • Closing Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Leith
  • Posted: 05/12/2018
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Colour in the Margins Outreach Officer

This is a full time, fixed term post until 31st December 2020.

Our Head Office is in Salisbury and we also have an office near our Ranscombe reserve in Strood, Kent. The nominal base for this post will be at either of these offices or, home based in or near one of the six project areas (Devon & Cornwall, Somerset, Wessex, Brecklands, Kent and Yorkshire).

Do you want to be part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a £6.6million HLF-funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations.


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Devon & Cornwall, Somerset, Wessex, Brecklands, Kent and Yorkshire
  • Posted: 05/12/2018
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Dolphinwatch Visitor Experience Officer

Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £17,276 - £18,716 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: 6 months fixed term

Operating from a car park at the historic Torry Battery, you will lead a team of volunteers to highlight the wildlife spectacle of bottlenose dolphins in Aberdeen harbour and provide a first-class visitor experience that inspires a deep and lasting connection to nature and a passion to protect it.


  • Closing Date: 09/01/2019
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Posted: 04/12/2018
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Directors

The Welsh Perry and Cider Society is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to promoting the production of cider and perry in Wales and greater appreciation of these natural craft drinks.

The Society now has vacancies for Directors to join its Board on a voluntary basis to assist in the management and running of the Society and to help steer it towards further project funding.  Directors are responsible for the Governance of the Society, setting the strategic direction and financial management


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Wales
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 04/12/2018
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Visitor Services Officers

£19,995 - £21,175

Wendover Woods is recruiting for 1 x 12 month FTA (with option for permanent) Visitor Services Officer and 1 x Seasonal FTA Visitor Services Officer


  • Closing Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Wendover Woods
  • Posted: 03/12/2018
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KSCP Countryside Partnership Officer

Temporary Full Time for up to 18 months

37 hours per week

£19,864 - £24,790 per annum (salary dependent on experience)

Based at Ashford Highways Depot

The Kentish Stour Countryside Partnership is a dynamic and innovative Conservation Partnership working within the varied and beautiful landscape of the Stour Valley, Kent Downs AONB, the Blean and Low Weald. A rare opportunity has arisen to join our friendly and professional team. Initially work is likely to focus on pond creation and restoration for Great Crested Newts but you should be able to provide support across a wide range of countryside and community projects.


  • Closing Date: 02/01/2019
  • Location: Ashford Highways Depot
  • Posted: 03/12/2018
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Estate Secretary / Book-Keeper

The Spetchley Estate

Full-time position

We are looking for a key member of our team, someone who thrives on working in an evolving, friendly atmosphere to join our small office located on the Spetchley Estate.

The successful candidate needs to be methodical and well-organised, adaptable, out-going, discreet, reliable and able to work in a friendly, efficient manner with everyone they meet.


  • Closing Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: Spetchley, Worcestershire
  • Posted: 03/12/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 03/12/2018

Residential Volunteer Internship - Central Highland Reserves & Loch of Strathbeg, RSPB Scotland

Soak It Up Project Voluntary Trainee x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Northern Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Welney - Guide in the Hide, WWT

Cardiff Conservation Volunteers, Cardiff Conservation Volunteers

Trainee Ranger, National Trust

MammalWeb Spotter, MammalWeb

Grounds - Gardening, WWT

Wildlife Advisor Big Garden Birdwatch Volunteer, RSPB

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Skilled Gardeners

£22-24k, depending on experience, plus excellent benefits

At CGP we obsess about high standards across the whole company. We have four sites in the beautiful surroundings of the Lake District and our grounds are just as important to us as our educational products. 

As one of our Skilled Gardeners, you’ll primarily be based at our 40-acre head office estate, but we’ll expect you to be flexible and willing to work on whichever site needs your skill and expertise.  


  • Closing Date: 19/12/2018
  • Location: Lake District
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Visitor Experience Assistant

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Salary starting at: £15,269 - £15,696 per annum pro rata

Hours: Full time

Contract: 5 months fixed term

Would you like to work at the Uk's largest inland seabird colony? Over 100,000 visitors come to our stunning Bempton Cliffs nature reserve every year to enjoy almost half a million seabirds, including the iconic puffin.  As part of a dedicated team, you will need bags of enthusiasm and initiative to deliver the reserve's events and activities. You will provide visitors young and old, with a memorable and inspiring visit to the reserve.


  • Delete Date: 11/01/2019
  • Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Project Manager - Garnock Connections

Location: Lochwinnoch

Salary starting at: £29,507 - £31,966 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: until 31 March 2022

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced project manager to lead delivery of the Garnock Connections Landscape Partnership Scheme - an ambitious programme of integrated projects, events and activities, as set out in our Landscape Conservation Action Plan.


  • Closing Date: 13/01/2019
  • Location: Lochwinnoch
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Sandwich and Pegwell Bay Contract Warden

Salary Range: Up to £19,848pa depending on experience.

Sandwich & Pegwell Bay NNR, covering some 635 ha [1570 acres] is composed of a complex of habitats including: inter-tidal flats, salt marsh, chalk cliffs and wave cut platform, beaches, sand dune, ancient dune pasture, scrubland and recently created grassland. In turn this complex of habitats supports a high diversity of flora and fauna.   Consequently the reserve is covered by a raft of protective designations including: SSSI, LNR, NNR, Ramsar, SPA and SAC.


  • Closing Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Ham Fen / Sandwich & Pegwell Bay NNR
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Landscape Connections Project Officer

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust are recruiting for a new post for the Sheffield Lakeland Partnership.

The project is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and is a part time post funded until October 2022.

We have an exciting opportunity for someone to introduce children and young people from across Sheffield and Rotherham to the Sheffield Lakeland areas. We are looking for someone enthusiastic to develop relationships with schools that will inspire and encourage them to take part in the activities. 


  • Delete Date: 04/01/2019
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Estate Team Leader

Salary £20,000

Full-time, permanent

Location, Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire

Chiltern Open Air Museum is recruiting an Estate Team Leader to assist the Estate Manager in maintaining the site to the highest standards. The Museum is 45 acres and includes woodland, parkland, arable fields, gardens, orchards, open space, hedgerows, playground, car park and some livestock.


  • Closing Date: 19/12/2018
  • Location: Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Forest Craftsperson

Bowland Beat

£19,995 - £21,175

To work within a small team to maintain and enhance the Forestry Commission Estate and Recreation Facilities using skills such as tree felling, planting, fencing and walling. Engage with day visitors and support volunteers, events and partners.


  • Closing Date: 30/12/2018
  • Location: Slaidburn, Lancashire
  • Posted: 30/11/2018
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Dorenell Warden

Employment Type:  Full Time

Employment Period:  Permanent

Location:  Edinburgh, GB

We are currently recruiting for a Warden who will be required to support the implementation and continuation of the Access Management Plan, providing access to visitor centre and facilitating site visits, keeping path network open & accessible, issuing monthly reports on time and of the correct quality.


  • Delete Date: 28/12/2018
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 29/11/2018
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Dorenell Ranger

Employment Type:  Full Time

Employment Period:  Permanent

Location:  Edinburgh, GB

We are currently recruiting for a Dorenell Ranger. As the Ranger you will be required to monitor wildlife and implement the Habitat Management Plan and you will be based at the Dorenell Wind Farm & Visitor Centre.


  • Closing Date: 28/12/2018
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 29/11/2018
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Recreation Ranger High Lodge

This is a fantastic opportunity to support the development and maintenance of a beautiful visitor attraction in the heart of Thetford Forest.

At the Forestry Commission, we manage and care for England’s public forests. High Lodge, on the Suffolk / Norfolk border is a well-established and popular visitor attraction attracting approximately 500,000 visits per year.


  • Closing Date: 06/01/2019
  • Location: Brandon
  • Posted: 28/11/2018
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Community Forester - North West

Delamere/Manchester

£25,294 - £28,008

2 year fixed term, 37 hour week

The role will be based within the North West Community Forest team and be responsible for managing some of the 1400ha of woodland sites created since 2000 that are located in and around the major conurbations of Merseyside and Manchester.


  • Closing Date: 17/12/2018 updated
  • Location: Delamere/Manchester
  • Posted: 28/11/2018
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Assistant Warden

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

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

Hours: Full time

Contract: until 14 January 2020

The Assistant Warden post will be based at Blacktoft Sands near Goole. The post holder will assist in the management of this range of habitats, maintenance of machinery, visitor infrastructure maintenance, bird monitoring programme and people engagement work.


  • Closing Date: 31/12/2018
  • Location: Blacktoft Sands, Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 27/11/2018
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Dunsmore Living Landscape Your Wildlife Engagement Officer

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

Salary: £20,000 per annum Grade 2b

Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Centre, Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead and continue with the development of the community engagement work for the DLL scheme, nurturing the involvement of people living within the scheme area with their nearby green-spaces and key natural heritage sites.


  • Closing Date: 17/12/2018
  • Location: Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW
  • Posted: 27/11/2018
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Conservation Officer, Planning

£25,000 fte per annum,

c30 hours per week, some flexibility upwards potentially negotiable

We currently have a vacancy for a Conservation Officer, Planning to work within the team providing ecological advice to Local Authority planning case officers on development proposals which could affect important species and habitats.


  • Closing Date: 24/12/2018
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 27/11/2018
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Head Gardener

Forest Farm Peace Garden

Location: Hainault, East London

Salary: £24500 pro rata.

Hours: 17.5 hours per week summer months & 14 hours per week winter months.

Forest Farm Peace Garden is seeking an experienced gardener to lead on the development of our large 2-acre site and support the running of our ecotherapy programme for mental health recovery.


  • Closing Date: 17/12/2018
  • Location: Hainault, East London
  • Posted: 26/11/2018
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Facilitator – Mendip Hills

Part-time role on fixed term contract (maternity cover)

3 days per week from March 2019,

Based at Cheddar, Somerset

£23,691-25,750 per annum (based on experience) pro-rata

The Countryside Stewardship Facilitation Fund supports people and organisations that bring farmers, foresters and other land managers together to improve the local natural environment at a landscape scale. The role of the Mendip Hills Facilitator is to bring local landowners together to work cooperatively to deliver Countryside Stewardship objectives


  • Closing Date: 06/01/2019
  • Location: Cheddar, Somerset
  • Posted: 26/11/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 26/11/2018

Visitor Experience Photographer, WWT

Practial & Events Volunteer, East Kilbride Community Trust

Volunteer Countryside Ranger, National Trust

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Assistant / Consultant Ornithologist

Wood

Permanent

Newcastle upon Tyne or Edinburgh

Wood has a long established but still growing team of over 70 ecologists (including a 20 strong ornithology team), delivering high quality services on projects in a variety of sectors, including transport; renewables; nuclear; other power; oil and gas; industry; waste, minerals; property and the public sector. We are seeking to recruit a talented and ambitious Assistant Ornithologist or Consultant Ornithologist to join our Northern team, based in Newcastle or Edinburgh.


  • Delete Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne or Edinburgh
  • Posted: 23/11/2018
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Tree Cutters

Location: Across all SHEPD Regions including; Argyll and Bute, Highland and Islands, Moray, Aberdeenshire, Tayside & Perthshire.

Salary: £8.50ph – £11.99ph depending on skills and experience

Permanent | Full Time Hours

We invest millions every year to make sure that our network is in the best condition possible to minimise the risk of power cuts and to ensure the safety of the public by preventing risk of injury or electrocution. During high winds and storms, trees can strike our equipment and cause power cuts, and so we cut them down or trim them back to keep the lights on. As well as installing the latest technologies and carrying out regular maintenance, we have our in-house tree-cutting team to make sure that trees and vegetation are kept away from our overhead lines and equipment.


  • Delete Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Throughout Scotland
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Estate Maintenance Worker

Five days per week (Monday - Friday) 8am - 4.30pm

Weekend emergency call rota (one in four)

Salary: £22,500 per annum depending on experience

Chasemore Farm is a 340-acre stud farm breeding high-quality thoroughbred horses in the Surrey Hills just outside Cobham. Reporting to the Estate Manager, duties will include the maintenance of farm buildings, paddocks and woodland areas. 


  • Delete Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Surrey Hills just outside Cobham
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Assistant Cook

Lochranza Outdoor Education Centre CIC

You will work split shifts 0730-1230 & 1630-1930 for around 35-42 hrs per week.

You might well have experience of catering for your family & friends, in a cafe or a restaurant. We need someone who can help our kitchen team prepare cooked breakfasts, packed lunches & good quality, home cooked meals.


  • Delete Date: 20/12/2018
  • Location: Isle of Arran, Scotland
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Assistant Ecologist

A full time permanent post is available.

One of the UK’s most respected and longest established ecological consultancies is currently seeking a suitably experienced Assistant Ecologist to join our busy, professional team in Buxton, Derbyshire.


  • Closing Date: 10/01/2019
  • Location: Buxton, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 22/11/2018
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Membership Development Officer

Salary: £11,500 Part time

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. They 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 meet their vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. 

Harris Hill are delighted to be working with Woodland Trust to recruit a number of Membership Development Officers across the UK.


  • Closing Date: 18/12/2018
  • Location: UK Wide
  • Posted: 21/11/2018
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Skills for Bees Outreach Trainee

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a part-time Skills for Bees Outreach Trainee to support survey and engagement work with Making a Buzz for the Coast. This is an ambitious natural heritage project focussed on safeguarding rare bee populations in north Kent, with Heritage Lottery Funding for habitat improvements and community engagement.

This role is an exciting opportunity to inspire the local people of Kent to take action for bumblebees through innovative engagement activities.


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: North Kent
  • Posted: 21/11/2018
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Part Time Bee Conservation Trainee

This is a part-time, temporary position for 9 months from February 2019. The position will be based from our office in Sittingbourne with regular travel for meetings, training and events across Kent.

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a part-time Bee Conservation Trainee to support conservation work with the Making a Buzz for the Coast project. This is an ambitious natural heritage project focused on safeguarding rare bee populations in north Kent, with Heritage Lottery Funding for habitat improvements and community engagement.


  • Closing Date: 21/12/2018
  • Location: Sittingbourne
  • Posted: 21/11/2018
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Volunteer Ranger x 2

North Pembrokeshire

Accommodation & training

5 days a week for at 12 months.

Join the North Pembrokeshire Ranger team on the spectacular North Pembrokeshire coast and inland heaths. Working alongside staff & other volunteers, you will gain knowledge, skills & experience in countryside management, whilst ensuring the protection & enhancement of the environment for all to enjoy.


  • Delete Date: 18/12/2018
  • Location: North Pembrokeshire
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 20/11/2018
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Centre Assistant / Trainee Instructor

The Lochranza Centre is an Outdoor Education Centre on the Isle of Arran in West Central Scotland. 

Set in stunning scenery, we provide taught Field Studies Courses & adventure activities to school groups, youth organisations, families & visiting members of the public.  We also provide B&B accommodation & guided walks.

We are an independent Centre with a small team of 12 staff covering instructors, caterers & housekeeping.  Our season commences with groups at the beginning of February & runs through until mid November.  We remain open all year round for food & accommodation.


  • Delete Date: 17/12/2018
  • Location: Isle of Arran, Scotland
  • Posted: 19/11/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 19/11/2018

Help Fight Corruption & Wildlife Crime, Volunteer 4 Africa

Practical Volunteer, Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Farm and Grazing Voluntary Trainee x 2, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Living Seas Volunteer Positions 2019, Cardigan Bay Marine Wildlife Centre

Welcome Team - Information Desk, WWT

Maintenance - Vehicle and Machinery, WWT

Skokholm Long Term Volunteers, The Wildlife Trust of South & West Wales

Woodland Working Group Member, Woodland Trust

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Project Officer

Permanent Part-time 15 hrs per week

£23,111-£25,463 pro rata

Hungerford, Berkshire

Working as part a small team and with the Senior Project Development & Funding Officer you will contribute or lead on funding bids to external funders, both commercial sponsors and others. You will deliver projects in support of the Management Plan and associated strategies, plans and guidance


  • Closing Date: 24/09/2019
  • Location: Hungerford, Berkshire
  • Posted: 04/09/2018
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Assistant Conservation Officer, Planning

£20,000 fte pa, pro rata to hours worked

21 hours, flexible weekdays

Would you like to have a pivotal role in protecting Surrey’s wildlife and landscapes for future generations? We have a vacancy for an Assistant Conservation Officer to work within the team providing ecological advice to Local Authority planning case officers on development proposals which could affect important species and habitats.


  • Closing Date: 21/09/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 23/08/2018
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