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A rolling list of countryside, conservation and ecology vacancies including wildlife work and environmental education, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.

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Job of the Day: Wednesday 19th February
Senior Ecologist - Harmil Environmental Limited

East Cornwall Reserves Officer - Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Logo: Cornwall Wildlife Trust

£21,296 per annum, 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays), company pension scheme.

Based at the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls and Bush Farm, Pillaton.

This is a permanent post Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week).

This is a rare opportunity for a suitably skilled, experienced and motivated individual to join the reserves team at Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the leading local charity working to protect and enhance Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places.

Agricultural Officers - Scottish Government

Logo: Scottish Government

Various Locations

£25,367 - £28,341

Whether you’re checking livestock, inspecting crops, helping farmers access our schemes or protecting the environment, this is a real opportunity to put your experience to good use. What’s more, you’ll get closer to Scotland’s agricultural community, enjoying fresh challenges and our great outdoors along the way.

Assistant Estimator (Full-time) - Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd

Logo: Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd

Location: Salisbury

Package: £18,000 to £20,000/year

Five Rivers is a leading environmental specialist, providing ecological consultancy, design and contracting services. We work for a broad range of clients and sectors ranging from large infrastructure schemes to charities. Our contracting teams work all over the UK delivering a variety of environmental enhancement projects including, river restoration, fish passage, ecological mitigation and restoration works from concept through to delivery.

Case Officer (Rights of Way) - Open Spaces Society

Logo: Open Spaces Society

Full time

Salary £30-35,000

The society is looking to appoint a Case Officer with responsibility for Rights of Way matters. The role will be home-based. Minimum 21 hours (flexible). Salary negotiable.

Primary responsibilities will include: providing technical support on rights-of-way matters to staff and volunteers; acting as one of the society’s case-workers by dealing with requests for advice and answering queries from members of the society on rights of way in England and Wales, by correspondence, telephone and occasional site visits.

Woodmeadow Officer - Woodmeadow Trust

Logo: Woodmeadow Trust

Position: Contract, full-time

Duration of post: 3 years, subject to a probationary period of 6 months

Salary: £30k to £33k p.a. depending on skills and experience

Hours of work: 37 hours/week usually Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

Place of work: Whilst you will have the flexibility to work from home, you should expect to work regularly at Three Hagges Woodmeadow, Escrick, near York and undertake UK-wide travel

Woodmeadow Trust is a pioneering charity for Nature Recovery via the planting of woodmeadow – woodland and meadow – as the margins between them are the most biodiverse habitat in Western Europe.

Summer Bat Surveyors - ECOSA


Looking to gain work experience in ecology for your CV? Or are you an experienced or licensed bat surveyor?
Are you available to undertake bat surveys during evenings / early mornings during the summer? If so, ECOSA would like to hear from you!
Each year, ECOSA relies on a pool of skilled bat surveyors to help deliver our busy survey schedule.
You will be based in Hampshire or the adjoining counties and ideally be able to travel to our head office near Southampton to meet up with other surveyors for onward travel to site.

Project Officer - Part Time - The Conservation Volunteers

Logo: The Conservation Volunteers

The post is part-time for 21 hours per week on a fixed-term basis until March 2021.

The Hull branch has been running environmental projects in the East Yorkshire and Humberside area since 2004.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, adaptable and committed person to join our Humber Field Office team for this important post. This post holder will have the primary role of developing and coordinating the planning and delivery of Northern Forest activities within the region.

Nature Reserves Assistant (North-West Yorkshire) - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Full time
£20,000 p.a. Plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution
We are looking for an energetic and inspiring Nature Reserves Assistant to join our North Team. You will use your skills and knowledge in conservation and ecology for habitat management and assist with the care of livestock when on nature reserves. You will actively engage with the local community and volunteers through a range of Trust activities including practical volunteer work days and guided walks and talks and through these events you will promote the positive link between nature and health and wellbeing.

Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Argyll and Bute
Salary starting at: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
We are looking for a highly motivated and competent individual to take up the post of Warden on The Oa, Isle of Islay. This is a great opportunity for someone to utilise and develop existing skills and to acquire new skills and knowledge. If you want a challenge in a wild, remote and beautiful landscape, then look no further.

Conservation Advisor - Turtle Dove Tests and Trials - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Suffolk/Essex
Salary starting at: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: 30 month Fixed Term Contract
Want to help shape the future of agri-environment support for farmers and wildlife in England? We are looking for an experienced and enthusiastic farmland advisor to work with landowners in Suffolk and Essex to support them to take part in a Defra-funded project which is trialling a novel approach to delivering land management that could help save one of our threatened species, the turtle dove.

Publicity Coordinator (maternity cover) - Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales)

Logo: Coed Lleol, Small Woods Wales

Location: Based at the Coed Lleol office in Machynlleth, mid-Wales

Salary: £20,472 -£22,178pro rata. Depending on experience

Fixed term contract (maternity cover) for 9 months until January 2021.

Hours of Work: 2days per week. Working hours are flexible but you will need to be available for meetings and events on particular day

An exciting opportunity to improve people’s health and well-being by supporting our programme of woodland activities across Wales as a Publicity Coordinator.

Landscapes for Water Landowner Engagement Manager - White Rose Forest Partnership

Logo: White Rose Forest

Salary: c£32,000 - 35,000 depending on experience
Working at various locations across the River Aire catchment in Leeds, Bradford and Craven Districts in the Leeds City Region
It is an exciting time to work with the White Rose Forest Partnership (WRF) as we help deliver the Northern Forest and help the city region mitigate and adapt to the challenges of climate change. We are looking for an ambitious and competent project manager who can work effectively to and deliver a complex project on time to budget; secondly manage a multi- stakeholder landowner engagement team with a variety of competing demands and skill sets and thirdly have the expertise and experience in planning and delivering a communications campaign to attract interest in this ground breaking Leeds Flood Alleviation Scheme 2 Natural Flood Management programme.

Assistant Instructor (Apprentice) - Sayers Croft Outdoor Learning Centre

Logo: Sayers Croft

First Year £7,768 per annum plus rent and bill free accommodation
A resident Assistant Instructor post is available for 18 months, starting From April 2020 at Westminster City Councils highly respected outdoor learning centre, Sayers Croft in Surrey. The Centre delivers residential and day visit experiences to over 20,000 people every year. We work mostly with primary aged children although there will be plenty of opportunities to work with our Duke of Edinburgh and family programmes as well. Our range of activities is huge, you’ll be delivering everything from adventure sessions like artificial caving and rafting to mini beasts and stream studies, you’ll even be able to lead historical story telling sessions in our round house.

RRC Science & Technical Officer - River Restoration Centre

Logo: The River Restoration Centre

Full-time, initial 3-year contract, renewed thereafter
From £33,309 to £37,127 per annum
Location: RRC Office, Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
The River Restoration Centre (RRC) is seeking a Science and Technical Officer to provide expert advice and guidance. This will include delivery of assessments, planning options and scoping potential projects, supporting research, authoring guidance documents and evaluating restoration success. The role also encompasses the design and delivery of training courses and the coordination of a new international river restoration science conference.

Skills for Rewilding - Tree Nursery and Horticulture Traineeship - Trees for Life

Logo: Trees for Life

Trees for Life are recruiting two tree nursery and horticulture trainees, to be based at the tree nursery on Dundreggan Estate near Loch Ness. The nursery grows 70,000+ native trees per year from seeds or cuttings. Over a 12-month period, trainees will gain experience in all techniques and processes associated with tree nursery production.

Skills for Rewilding - Deer Management and Estate Maintenance Traineeship - Trees for Life

Logo: Trees for Life

Management of deer on the estate is an important component in assisting the recovery of the ancient Caledonian forest. Deer management in this case means reducing the number of deer to a level where there is a balance between the deer continuing to fulfil their vital role within the ecosystem and them preventing recovery of the forest. The trainee will learn management and monitoring techniques from the deer manager, who has 30 years’ experience. In addition, the trainee will learn practical estate maintenance skills.

Skills for Rewilding - Conservation and Landscape Planning Traineeship - Trees for Life

Logo: Trees for Life

Throughout the Highlands there are remnant fragments of Caledonian forest and part of the traineeship will involve developing skills associated with assessing, recording and reporting on the health of these remaining fragments. The qualification associated with this traineeship also includes elements that are relevant to a broad spectrum of conservation based jobs, including understanding and communicating environmental best practice, promoting responsible public use of outdoor sites and working to create or manage habitats.

Skills for Rewilding - People and Community Engagement Traineeship - Trees for Life

Logo: Trees for Life

Trees for Life are recruiting a community engagement trainee, to be based at the Dundreggan Estate, near Loch Ness. Community engagement in the environmental heritage sector covers a wide range of activities including education projects linking people of all ages with nature, identifying how communities want to engage with their local environment, signposting ways people can contribute to environmental restoration all the way through to external communication using methods such as blogs, social media, film etc.

Farm and Estate Manager - University of Lincoln - Riseholme Estate

Logo: University of Lincoln

The Farm and Estate Manager is responsible for the financial and physical performance of the farm and as such will be skilled in all aspects of farm management and environmental management and the business and financial aspects of farm and estate management. The post holder is responsible for implementing the short and long-term business plan for the farm as directed by the Director of Estates and will work closely with other colleagues in the Estates Department to ensure the effective and safe running of the wider estate at Riseholme.

Data Scientist (Forestry/Land-Based) - Inverness College UHI

Logo: Inverness College UHI

In collaboration with Tilhill Forestry, we have an exciting opportunity at the University of Highlands and Islands (UHI), in Inverness College’s Research Department for a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) Associate.
The KTP Associate is to lead the delivery of a project that will develop, pilot and internally disseminate an innovative Tree to Mill (TTM) productivity tool. Developing the tool will involve application of data science and management systems, which will be adapted to improve productivity and efficiency of forestry marketing systems at Tilhill. Alongside the data science element, the Associate will be expected to gain an intimate knowledge of the inner-working of Tilhill’s operations, as well as the people within the company that will use the TTM. They will also get detailed knowledge of the sawmill side of the business.

Membership and Database Officer - Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Salary: £20,000 per annum

Based: Elm Tree Court, Devizes

Hours: Full time permanent – 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has become available to join the Finance and Resources Team at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust to provide the administration function for our members. You will be responsible for the end to end member process and maintenance of the database.

Visitor Experience Manager - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: South Yorkshire
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Working at an urban fringe nature reserve as a part of a highly motivated visitor services team, you'll explore new ways of engaging with a variety of audiences; inspiring our visitors to support nature conservation now and in the future. The role is fundamental in ensuring we have the highest quality of visitor experience for both new and existing audiences.

Wildlife Ranger, Glentress and Hawick - Forestry and Land Scotland

Logo: Forestry and Land Scotland

£24,388 - £25,752, plus benefits

It’s an exciting time for us here at Forestry and Land Scotland. As we continue to grow as a new agency of the Scottish Government, we are looking for two Wildlife Rangers to join us on our journey.

This is a great opportunity to work in an area of Scotland that is renowned for its stunning scenery and land based outdoor pursuits, so if you are passionate about working on the land and wildlife management we want to hear from you.

Farm Discovery Coordinator N Hampshire - The Country Trust

Location: Homebased (Basingstoke/Reading/Rushmoor)

Terms: Self employed, contract until end of December 2020 with the likelihood of renewal. Subject to 3 and/or 6 month initial review of delivery.

Main purpose of the role: To organise and deliver an agreed number of Farm Discovery visits, with schools with a higher than average proportion of children eligible for Free School Meals, and children with SEN/D. Host farms ideally to be within an hour’s travel.

Farm Discovery Coordinator – Kent/Sussex (self employed) - The Country Trust

Location: Homebased (Kent and Sussex Area)

Terms: Self employed, contract until end of December 2020 with the likelihood of renewal. Subject to 3 and/or 6 month initial review of delivery.

Main purpose of the role: To organise and deliver an agreed number of Farm Discovery visits, with schools with a higher than average proportion of children eligible for Free School Meals, and children with SEN/D. Host farms ideally to be within an hour’s travel.

Farm Discovery Coordinator - Nottingham/Loughborough/Leicester area (self employed) - The Country Trust

Location: Homebased (Nottingham/Loughborough/Leicester area)

Terms: Self employed, contract until end of December 2020 with the likelihood of renewal. Subject to 3 and/or 6 month initial review of delivery.

Main purpose of the role: To organise and deliver an agreed number of Farm Discovery visits, with schools with a higher than average proportion of children eligible for Free School Meals, and children with SEN/D. Host farms ideally to be within an hour’s travel.

Habitat Ecologist - The Habitat Co-op

Logo: The Habitat Co-op

The Habitat Co-op is looking for an experienced habitat ground worked to help lead its team. We are ideally looking for someone with no less than 3 years experience in a relevant profession.

The Habitat Co-op is a sister company to the Ecology Co-op and provides support on protected species licenses and implementing habitat creation and management schemes. In addition, Habitat Co-op staff regularly support the Ecology Co-op team on surveys and provide input designing mitigation on projects.

Tree Consultant - AWA Tree Consultants

We are a tree consultancy based in Sheffield.

We offer our private, commercial and public-sector clients a range of tree consultant services, including: BS:5837 tree surveys for development, tree risk surveys and mortgage surveys.

You will assist our team with our increasing work-load, helping us provide high quality tree surveys to a range of clients. The successful candidate will work with our other consultants to undertake tree data collection, data analysis, report writing and producing tree constraints plans, tree impact plans and tree protection plans.

Assistant Ranger - Dartmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Dartmoor National Park Authority

Grade 4: £22,462 - £26,317

37 hours per week

Do you have a passion for Dartmoor, the working landscape, biodiversity and rural traditions that help shape it? Do you want to be part of a team that helps influence the National Park for future generations?

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Ranger to provide support to our Ranger Team. This role has particular emphasis on practical work on the ground, working with volunteers and apprentices as well as helping with the whole scope of Ranger duties as required.

Kent’s Magnificent Moths Project Vacancies - Butterfly Conservation

Logo: Butterfly Conservation

Conservation Officer - From £24,307 - £28,087 (band C) dependent on experience, plus 8% pension contribution

We are seeking an experienced conservationist to lead our habitats work on a landscape scale. The conservation officer will provide management advice and help site managers, volunteers and specialist contractors to deliver high quality examples of species conservation and maintenance for threatened moths across six distinct landscapes and eight demonstration sites.

Engagement Officer (part-time) - From £24,307 - £28,087 (band C) dependent on experience, plus 8% pension contribution - [pro-rata 4 days per week]

We require a highly motivated individual to develop and implement an imaginative programme of engagement to introduce wide audiences to moths and their conservation. We want to build dedicated teams of volunteers and provide meaningful opportunities for local communities to discover, enjoy and conserve the rare wildlife on their doorstep.

Project Manager - Orkney Native Wildlife Project - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: ONWP Office - Kirkwall
Salary: £34,643 to £37,530 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term - 4 years

We are looking for an inspiring leader and experienced project and people manager to manage the Orkney Native Wildlife Project team to deliver a ground-breaking non-native species eradication project. Experience in delivering complex projects or programmes on the ground is essential and knowledge (ideally first-hand) of non-native species eradication is an advantage.

Project Officer - Edinburgh Swift City - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Edinburgh
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 Per Annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term for 12 Months

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to help turn Edinburgh into Scotland's first 'Swift City', and its residents into swift advocates!

This exciting role will involve recruiting and training volunteers to establish where swifts are currently nesting across Edinburgh; encouraging schools and local communities to develop 'swift streets' by installing swift nest boxes on public and private buildings, and working with local developers to ensure that swift bricks are incorporated into new buildings in the city.

Ecologist x 2 - Forestry England

Logo: Forestry England

One based at our District office in Lyndhurst and the other post at either Lyndhurst or Farnham.

We are looking for an experienced Ecologist to provide specialist ecological advice and guidance to our forestry teams. One post focussing on the east of the District (covering parts of Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex) which is a temporary role with the possibility of being made permanent. The other is in the west of the District (covering New Forest, Dorset and Isle of Wight), which is a new permanent role.

Forest Planner and Work Programme Coordinator, Newton Stewart and Ae - Forestry and Land Scotland

Logo: Forestry and Land Scotland

£27,297 - £29,281, plus benefits

Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) is an agency of the Scottish Government. We’re looking for enthusiastic, practical, creative people to join the South Region planning team to help shape the future of Scotland’s forests and land.

Our South Region is one of five within FLS and covers some of the most beautiful scenery including the Isle of Arran, Galloway and Ae Forests. We produce approximately 1 million cubic metres of conifer timber annually with a correspondingly large restock programme, roading programme and an increasing thinning programme.

Visitor Services Assistant Staffa - The National Trust for Scotland

Logo: National Trust for Scotland

32 hours per week over an 18 week period 18th May to 20th September 2020.

The National Trust for Scotland is currently seeking to appoint a fixed-term Visitor Services Assistant for the island of Staffa.

Staffa is a premier visitor destination, National Nature Reserve and seabird breeding island off the west coast of Scotland. The Visitor Services Assistant will be tasked to engage with visitors to enhance their experience and to provide clear messages around safety and caring for the island’s wildlife.

Estates and Community Officer (South and West) - The Land Trust

Logo: The Land Trust

Permanent, Full Time 36 hours p/w

Salary £28,000 - £30,000 Depending on Experience

As a member of the Estates Team, the key responsibilities are to ensure that our greenspace sites are managed as efficiently as possible. Working closely with the Communications and Fundraising Teams to ensure the sites are promoted and marketed effectively and to support future projects. The main focus of this role will be working on the prestigious residential developments at Prince Philip Park, Bordon and Wellesley in Aldershot. The role will involve a significant element of customer focus to ensure that the residents on our sites receive good customer service and information regarding the space we own and manage and feel fully engaged with the green spaces.

Outdoor Learning Officer (addressing Climate Change) - The PROSPECTS Foundation

Logo: the PROSPECTS Foundation

Accrington (east Lancashire)
The salary is £15,000 per annum for 22.20 hours per week.
The post will concentrate on all aspects of our local environment but a prime focus will be Climate Change. Raising awareness of it, promoting positive personal and community action to help reduce our contribution towards it and finally practical ways of mitigating it’s impact on a local level. The postholder will organise and run community events, talks, and practical outdoor activities and must have the ability to reach all sectors within our community.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

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. Whether you’re maintaining our green spaces to assisting with guided visitor walks, through to delivering a wide range of engaging visitor experiences, no two days will be the same.

Biodiversity Management and Policy Officer - Bridgend County Borough Council

Trustee - National Biodiversity Network

The NBN provides digital infrastructure to facilitate the sharing of wildlife information in the UK. The Trust is looking for a new Trustee who will also act as Treasurer, a key responsibility which is crucial to the good financial governance of the Trust. This is a voluntary position which is likely to require a commitment of approximately 18 days per year with some days requiring travel to London for weekday meetings. Trustees are appointed for an initial three-year term, with an option to renew for a second term.

Area Rights of Way Officer - Via East Midlands Ltd

Logo: Via East Midlands

West Bridgford, Nottingham
The role will assist in the management of the county's rights of way network, within the north east of the county to ensure that rights of way are open, safe and available by ensuring that Nottinghamshire County Council's statutory responsibilities are implemented on the ground, that landowners meet their legal responsibilities, that improvements to the network are made where possible, through positive interaction in the development planning process, and that future impacts are recognised.

NLHF Project Development Officer - Nene Park Trust

Logo: Nene Park Trust

£28,456 - £31,365 Pro Rata per annum, 12 month fixed term contract (with possibility of extension to 28 Feb 2026 subject to funding)

Nene Park Trust manages 697 hectares of green space along the Nene Valley including Ferry Meadows, one of the most visited country parks in the UK and a much-loved part of the landscape and fabric of Peterborough.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Development Officer with a variety of skills including community engagement, capital works oversight and project management to take forward the development phase of an ambitious £3million project funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) entitled: Nene Park: Peterborough’s Community Greenspace.

Senior Adviser Landscape Scale Projects - Natural England

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Natural England's Northumbria Area Team is recruiting a Senior Adviser - Landscape Scale Projects on a 1 year fixed term contract to support and further develop landscape scale projects and approaches delivering 25 Year Environment Plan aspirations.

The Northumbria Area Team is one of Natural England's Operational delivery teams covering Northumberland, Durham Tyne & Wear and Tees Valley. Most of your work will be in this area, but it may also include work in Cumbria and the Scottish Borders and travel to meetings elsewhere in the country.

Senior Project Officer - School Green Gym - The Conservation Volunteers

Logo: The Conservation Volunteers

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.

TCV is looking for a Senior Project Officer to coordinate and deliver five Green Gyms in primary and secondary schools in East Ayrshire.

The project is delivered through a combination of funding through the Attainment fund and the Children’s Lottery. The role is offered as a 6 month, fixed-term contract.

Crew / 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 the 2020 season. 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.

Groundsman - Walesby Forest

Logo: Walesby Forest

Job Type: Full Time
Salary: £18,000 – £19,500 depending on experience.
Walesby Forest is an activity centre and charity with key goals to promote the development of young people, allowing them to achieve their full physical, intellectual, social and spiritual potential as individuals, as responsible citizens and members of their local, national and international communities. We are looking for an experienced grounds person to manage the grounds and gardens of our site.

Casual Wild Learning Officer - The Wildlife Trust BCN

This role will help to deliver all aspects of community wildlife engagement with Bedfordshire communities. Focusing on those communities that lay within the North Chilterns Chalk Living Landscape in Bedfordshire.

Senior Ecological Consultant - RSK ADAS Ltd

Logo: ADAS

Location: Wolverhampton / Milton Park, Oxford/ Gleadthorpe, Nottinghamshire
Salary: Competitive Salary
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.

Cook - Lochranza Centre CIC

£9.00 per hour initially for a 35 hr week rising to 42 in Summer. Contract available from the beginning of March.
We are an Outdoor Education Centre based on the rather lovely Isle of Arran in West Central Scotland. We look after up to 75 young people per week. We provide a fantastic range of Educational Field Studies & Adventure Activities. Currently we are looking for a Cook to join our small team.

Park Development Manager - Essex County Council

Up to £33,350 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Sitting within the commercial operations team, the Park Development Manager is responsible for the operational management of the country park, ensuring a safe, clean and accessible for park visitors. You will support with new events and business cases aimed at driving up footfall and revenue, whilst developing new and innovative operational approaches to the management of the park to broaden and increase the visitor base.

Senior Project Manager / Team Manager - Westcountry Rivers Trust

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Stoke Climsland, Cornwall

Salary of £34,000 - £39,000 per annum DOE

37.5 hours per week

Following the success of our previous projects, we are now delivering the third phase of the Upstream Thinking (UST) initiative, running from 2020 to 2025. Our aim is to achieve improvements in water quality, land management and broader benefits. We are looking for a Senior Project Manager / Team Manager to manage the UST project, from inception to completion, including the implementation of a project management system.

Farm Manager - National Trust

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Stroud - 37.5 hours a week - Perm

£24,500 pa

We are looking for a Farm Manager to oversee and progress the National Trust's in-hand livestock operation in the beautiful area of the Cotswolds. The conservation grazing cattle herd is amongst the largest and most recognised in the National Trust. We are seeking someone who can drive our ambitions forward, delivering first class conservation grazing management for the National Trust and numerous other landowners we provide bespoke grazing.

Ranger - National Trust

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Brownsea Island - 37.5 hours a week - Perm

£19,998 p.a

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.

Grower and Operations Manager - Maelor Scotland

Location near Forres north Scotland.

Salary will be up to £45,000 with benefits.

Experienced grower required with good tractor driving skills and good knowledge of machinery. The successful candidate will show a pride in growing good crops.

Ecologist & Seasonal Assistant Ecologists (x2) - Woolley Ecology

We are seeking enthusiastic Assistant Ecologists (2x seasonal) and an Ecologist (full time) to join our small team based near Melton Mowbray.

Due to ongoing success, Woolley Ecology Ltd is changing name, increasing staff numbers and diversifying. Pioneer Environment Ltd will launch in February/March 2020. Over the last 4 years the practice has grown, developing a network of clients working on small and large-scale projects.

Vegetation Management Operative - Ecosupport Ltd

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Office base Hampshire

40 hour week worked 24 / 7 as required

We currently have an opportunity for general vegetation management operatives.

Ecosupport are looking to expand their team and several positions have become available. This role could suit a newly qualified arborist / landscaper /vegetation operative with an interest in ecology looking to gain experience across a variety of vegetation management activities, ecological restoration and mitigation.

Ecologist - Bowland Ecology

Logo: Bowland Ecology

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience.

Bowland Ecology is seeking to employ an enthusiastic Ecologist. The company was established in 2004 and provides specialist ecological consultancy services across both the private and public sectors. We employ approximately 15 in house ecologists with a range of specialisms supported by long standing associates. Our projects portfolio is wide ranging in terms of both project type and location. Projects range from small planning applications through to national infrastructure projects, we also carry out research based commissions and public sector projects.

Forest Management & Stewardship Craftperson - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Aberfoyle, Glenbranter, West Calder

£20,955 - £22,171, plus benefits

The Central Region within Forestry and Land Scotland covers a wide geographical area, from Tydrum in the north to Whitelee in the south. All of Forestry and Land Scotland woodlands in the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park and Central Scotland’s urban woodlands are contained within Central Region.

Red Squirrel Project Officer - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

The role is for 21 hours per week and the contract is for a 12 month period at the outset with opportunities for continuation. The salary starts at £20,970 per annum (pro rata for part time). The post will be based in Newcastle, with considerable travel around Northumberland and areas of Cumbria.

We are looking for a confident and enthusiastic person with good wildlife conservation and project development and management skills to join our red squirrel project team. The post-holder will work for the Red Squirrels Northern England (RSNE) project which is managed by Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Countryside Ranger / Maintenance Technician - Peak District National Park Authority

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Bakewell, Derbyshire

Salary of up to £21,166 per annum

The Peak District National Park Authority protects, enhances and shares the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the Peak District. We also support the economic and social wellbeing of the communities in which we work.

As a Countryside Ranger / Maintenance Technician, you will help to deliver a range of countryside and property maintenance projects across the National Park.

Tree Officer - Bristol City Council

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Ashton Depot, Bristol

£27,905 - £31,371 pa pro rata

12 months maternity cover - 3 days/week

This is a great opportunity to join our successful and highly regarded One Tree Per Child project, which is making a real difference to communities and children's lives by planting 6,000 trees per year. Working as part of a team you will help to deliver Bristol City Council's commitment to plant One Tree Per Child and support the cities ambition to double tree canopy.

Visitor Experience Assistant - RSPB

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Eglwys Fach, Wales
£16,010 to £16,252
Part time, Fixed Term – 6 months
Would you like to work at one of RSPB Cymru's flagship reserves? Visitors come to our stunning Ynys-hir nature reserve in their droves every year to enjoy the vistas, wildlife and walks on offer. We have a vacancy for a seasonal, part time Visitor Experience Assistant to work alongside the Visitor Experience Manager and wider face to face team to support and deliver our visitor experience vision. We are looking for someone with energy, enthusiasm and imagination to ensure that the reserve offers our visitors exceptional, inspiring and safe experiences and to help deliver the daily face-to-face welcome and engagement with visitors.

Traditional Housekeeper & Handyperson/Estate Worker - BH Sporting Ltd

The package will include salary, accommodation (2-3 bedroomed cottage) and bills paid. Employment would ideally commence mid March with initial interviews to be held as soon as possible.

On behalf of our clients in County Durham we are looking for a traditional housekeeper and handyperson / estate worker - two full time positions. The principal objective of these roles is to recruit persons capable of looking after the principal residence, however duties may also include gardening, landscaping, chauffeuring, cooking and general estate and property maintenance.

North East Suffolk Assistant Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £19,500- £21,000 pa (according to level of experience)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
You will be an ambassador for Suffolk Wildlife Trust, seeking opportunities to raise awareness of the Trust’s work through social media and events. The North East Suffolk Assistant Warden is a key member of the North East Suffolk team supporting the Sites Manager and the North East Suffolk Warden, helping them deliver the management requirements for the Suffolk Wildlife Trust nature reserves in North East Suffolk.

Dyfi Wildlife Centre Vacancies - Montgomeryshire Wildlife Trust

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Located at Cors Dyfi Nature Reserve near Machynlleth (already home to the successful Dyfi Osprey Project) the Dyfi Wildlife Centre will offer a visitor experience like no other. The centre is being built using the most astute environmental and sustainable technologies available and will offer excellent facilities while showcasing the wide range of amazing wildlife found at this lowland peat bog reserve. A team of staff and 200 volunteers will communicate the cultural, industrial and natural heritage of the Dyfi River for the first time in a pioneering centre attracting 60,000 visitors annually.

Engagement Supervisor - Birds of Poole Harbour

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May – September 2020
Full-time and part-time positions considered
Founded in 2013, the charity aims to raise the profile of bird conservation, preservation and observation in and around the Poole Harbour area. The harbour benefits from national and international protection and to date has hosted 331 bird species. Boasting a diverse mosaic of habitats, the Poole Harbour basin offers excellent birding opportunities throughout the year. Our HQ offers visitors an in-depth insight into how to ‘bird’ the harbour and showcases our various projects.

South East Suffolk & Trimley Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £21,750 - £23,500 pa (according to level of experience)
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves. The South East Suffolk and Trimley Warden is a key member of South East Suffolk team and will support the Sites Manager to achieve the successful delivery of conservation management at Trimley Marshes, the wider Trimley Estate, Levington Lagoon and other reserves in South East Suffolk.

Hedging Nursery Production Assistant - Elveden Farms Limited

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This is a full-time permanent position working 40 hours per week, predominantly Monday to Friday.

Elveden Instant Hedges have been growing mature instant hedge and screening since the late 1990's based at the Estate’s field nurseries in Suffolk. During that time, our dedicated nursery team have perfected the premium instant hedge and screening product which we now offer in fourteen different species or mix of species, delivering a range of hedges to suit every garden or development need. We are looking for someone with commercial horticultural experience to join our experienced team here on the Elveden Estate.

Seasonal Project Officer - Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust and Esk District Salmon Fishery Board

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Salary: A salary of up to £22,000 (pro rata) will be payable dependent on experience.
The post with the Esk DSFB will undertake work principally in the North and South Esk and River Tay catchments, across Angus and Perthshire.
The Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust position will cover these three river catchments in Moray, with additional opportunities to work on the River Conon and Spey.
The Esk DSFB and the Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Fisheries Trust will each recruit a Seasonal Project Officer to support volunteers in the clearance of invasive non-native plants and control of American mink. Each post holder will report to the respective Scottish Invasive Species Initiative Project Officer or DSFB / Fishery Trust Director and will be required to manage and liaise with volunteers and deliver a planned programme of invasive non-native species control over the summer period.
These seasonal posts (each full time post lasting up to 3.5 months from date of appointment) are required to help put in place the volunteer network and activity programme, giving the SISI Project Officers additional capacity to carry out activities and implement structures that will protect SISI outputs and outcomes in this large geographical area.

Seasonal Project Officer - The Deveron, Bogie and Isla Rivers Charitable Trust

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Salary: Up to £22,000 Pro-Rata Basis (6% employer pension contribution)
Contract: 6 Months Fixed Term (From start date to autumn 2020)
Hours: 35hrs/week
The Scottish Invasive Species Initiative (SISI) is an exciting four year National Lottery Heritage Fund and SNH funded project in northern Scotland which aims to encourage communities to tackle invasive non-native species (INNS) such as Japanese knotweed, giant hogweed and American mink. We are looking for a dynamic professional to join our small team as a Seasonal Project Officer. The Seasonal Project Officer will act as the project contact for the Ythan and Ugie river catchment areas and will work with the SISI Project Officer and SISI Volunteer and Communication Officer to deliver the project throughout its lifespan. The Seasonal Project Officer will be responsible for all or specified combinations of the following aspects of the project: communications, education and outreach, volunteer recruitment and management, biosecurity and INNS control.

Assistant Ecologist - Taylor Wildlife

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We are currently recruiting for Assistant Ecologists to join our 2020 survey team. We have three month and twelve month contracts available, beginning mid-April/May. Fieldwork is a substantial element of the job, and successful applicants will be expected to carry out field surveys on upland sites throughout Scotland. Assistant Ecologists will join our field team in undertaking work such as bird surveys, butterfly surveys, forest deer population assessments, deer impact studies, open hill peat depth surveys, peatland mapping, habitat mapping, lab work, data entry and reporting.

Seasonal Assistants - Ecology - Brindle & Green

Brindle & Green are keen to hear from individuals with a keen interest in ecology, most probably with a desire to gain experience before entering the ecology consultancy industry. Brindle & Green deliver protected species surveys to our clients on wide range of projects across the UK. In addition to our full time staff, we are keen to maintain a team of seasonal staff to undertake bat and great crested newt surveys.

Assistant Forester/Park Maintenance - Wellington Estate

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This is a permanent position and accommodation may be available for the right candidate.

A position has arisen for a well-motivated, energetic individual to work alongside the Head Forester in a small team on the Wellington Estates.

The Estate has 1000 acres of mixed woodland which is managed commercially but also for amenity and sporting purposes plus a private park of 900 acres.

Seasonal Bat Surveyors - Heritage Environmental Ltd

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A competitive salary of £19-22k per annum (pro rata) will be offered, depending on experience.

Successful candidates will be offered a five month contract working a guaranteed minimum of 20 hours/week beginning on 1st May 2020.

Heritage Environmental Ltd are recruiting seasonal bat surveyors to assist with our busy 2020 workload. Candidates will be expected to carry out dusk emergence and dawn re-entry surveys, undertake bat sound analysis and plan surveys.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

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£19,602 to £21,236 per annum
Part time, 18.5 hours per week

The Forth Reserves team covers five reserves across central Scotland, and whether it is helping puffins on Fidra by controlling tree mallow, engaging with visitors at Black Devon Wetlands or monitoring numbers of Taiga Bean Geese (Scotland's only flock!) at Fannyside you will be an integral part in managing those reserves for wildlife.

Chesil Beach Tern Project Officer - RSPB

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Location: Chesil Beach, Dorset
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term for 5 months

Would you like to play a vital role in conserving one of the UK's special seabird colonies? We are looking for an enthusiastic, practical and highly dedicated person with good communication skills and experience of species protection and/or seabird monitoring to look after the growing little tern colony at Chesil Beach in Dorset.

Campsite Warden (Jerusalem Farm) - Calderdale Council

Salary: Scale 4, SCP 7-11, £19,554 - £21,166 per annum, 29.5 hours per week, Fixed Term Contract for 25 weeks

Are you passionate about wildlife? Do you enjoy being outdoors?

Calderdale Council are looking to fill the position of Campsite Warden at Jerusalem Farm Local Nature Reserve. You would be responsible for ensuring the Campsite and Nature Reserve is run effectively, is clean, well maintained and secure.

Project Manager - Preserving Surrey’s Hedgerow Heritage - Surrey Wildlife Trust

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Salary: Circa £25,000

Love Nature? Enjoy working with young people? Want to make a difference?

Following a successful National Lottery Heritage Fund bid, we have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to lead our exciting new Preserving Surrey’s Hedgerow Heritage project.

Senior Ecologist - Harmil Environmental Limited

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Location: Long Crendon, Buckinghamshire
Salary: Commensurate, based on experience (£27,000 upwards)
Harmil Environmental Limited is a multi-disciplinary company that covers a wide variety of services, including ecology, arboriculture and acoustics. The company is approaching its fourth survey season and has a good track record in delivering on projects for a wide variety of clientele. The successful candidate will work within the ecology branch, also trading as Elite Ecology, and lead a small team of assistant ecologists for the projects within the geographical area.

Senior Arboricultural Consultant - Harmil Environmental Limited

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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: Commensurate with experience (starting at £25,000/year)
Harmil Environmental is a multi-disciplinary consultancy with expertise in areas such as ecology, acoustics and arboriculture. As we continue to expand the business, we are looking to recruit a Senior Arboricultural Consultant. We are ideally looking for a full time or part time candidate who can ideally operate from our Head Office in Stoke-on-Trent. However, we welcome applicants from all over the UK as we have projects throughout the country. Remote working will also be considered.

Graduate/Assistant Forestry Consultants x 2 - Lockhart Garratt Ltd

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Full Time
Corby, Northamptonshire / Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
As part of our continued growth we are looking for two driven and enthusiastic Graduate/Assistant Forestry Consultants (role dependent on experience) to join our teams in both Corby and Chipping Norton. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your forestry and woodland management skills and to provide tailored advice to a variety of clients as part of a wider multi-discipline environmental consultancy

Seasonal Ecological Survey Assistants - Johns Associates

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Each year, Johns Associates relies on a pool of survey assistants to help deliver our busy survey schedule.
Looking for work experience in ecology for your CV?

Are you an experienced/ licensed bat surveyor with availability?

Can you assist with surveys (including evenings/ early mornings) over the summer? If so, we would like to hear from you!

Countryside Team – variable hours workers - Johns Associates

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We are looking to expand our team of variable hours workers to support our in-house countryside service. This is an opportunity to gain practical work experience across a range of projects. Please note that work is offered on a casual basis. Tasks will include carrying out a range of site-based activities such as vegetation management, felling and chipping, management of invasive non-native species, installation of reptile and amphibian fencing, bat /bird boxes, artificial badger setts, tree and shrub planting and the creation and management of new habitats

Countryside Team Member - Johns Associates

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Full time, permanent position, working on exciting, innovative environmental and ecological mitigation/ management projects as part of our award-winning team. Based at our offices in Bradford on Avon, this role is largely site-based. Day-to-day tasks include carrying out a range of site-based activities, focusing on environmental/ ecological land management and mitigation, providing support on environmental surveys and carrying out office-based project tasks.

Immersive Volunteer Ranger role - National Trust, Black Down Estate

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

The role involves, for example, spending time with the Ranger team across the Black Down Estate, assisting with our events programme, helping to look after the basecamp and the volunteer groups which stay there, maintaining the biomass boiler, coordinating our small-scale sustainable food production by looking after the basecamp vegetable garden and chicken run. The successful candidate would get an opportunity to develop their experience of countryside conservation on an estate with a variety of habitats including woodland, grassland and heathland as well dealing with small herds of in-hand cattle.

General Farm Worker - Cholmeley Farms Ltd

Permanent, full-time
We are looking for an experienced Farm Worker for our 1200 ha arable farm in South Lincolnshire.
Duties are varied and will include spraying, all forms of cultivation, fertiliser application and combine driving.

Boat Steward / Guide (Western Isles) - Hebridean Adventures

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Hebridean Adventures Ltd is a dynamic new company exploring the sea and the land around the Scottish Islands and west Highlands. Hebridean Adventures provide adventure-based wildlife-watching trips and is located in Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, offering day and overnight cruises on the MV Monadhliath, a specially converted fishing vessel. Hebridean Adventures also offers land-based wildlife tours on Lewis and Skye.

Colne Valley Rivers and Wetlands Officer - Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

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£24,933 - £28,339 (SCP 24-28) plus 7% pension

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term contract until 31 December 2021 (with possible extension).

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to create a Living Landscape rich in wildlife, for everyone.

We are looking for someone to make the wetlands of the Colne Valley a better place for wildlife and to prevent water voles from becoming extinct.

Seasonal Field Surveyors - Ecology Solutions

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With offices in Worcestershire, Hertfordshire and Manchester, 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.

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

Traineeships in Conservation / Environmental Education - Tees Valley Wildlife Trust

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Do you love wildlife and working outdoors? Are you practically minded and want to learn new skills? Have you thought about a career in nature conservation or environmental education?

As part of the Our Bright Future “One Planet Pioneers” project, we have a unique opportunity for two paid Traineeships (6 months) for young people aged 16-25 funded through the National Lottery Community Fund.

RHS Level 2 Trailblazer Apprenticeship in Horticulture - Royal Horticultural Society

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Full time, two years (fixed term) 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £15,154 (those under 25) £16,010 (those over 25) per annum

Are you interested in plants, gardening and horticulture, but new to the industry?

We are delighted to be able to offer horticultural apprenticeships at all of our world-class RHS Gardens: Bridgewater, Harlow Carr, Rosemoor, Hyde Hall and Wisley.

This apprenticeship will enable you to learn about the science, art and practice of horticulture in the setting of an RHS Garden and in doing so, work within its departments and with its teams and individuals to gain knowledge, skills, training and experiences in and of horticulture.

Seasonal Assistant Ecologist - Aven Ecology Ltd

Aven Ecology is a small, independent ecological consultancy, with a combined experience of over 30 years. We carry out protected species surveys and mitigation, with bats, reptiles and amphibians being our particular focus. We primarily service projects based in the south/south-east of England. We are looking for an Seasonal Assistant Ecologist to work with us during the 2020 survey season. You would have an interest in wildlife and biodiversity, and be someone who is keen to work in the field and learn to assist us with surveys relating to a range of protected species, including bats, reptiles and amphibians (and their habitats).

Ecologist - Wardell Armstrong LLP

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Wardell Armstrong (WA) is a successful multi-disciplinary consultancy with 12 offices throughout the UK employing approximately 500 staff. We are looking to recruit a motivated and ambitious Ecologist to expand our ecological team at our main office in Stoke-on-Trent. The ecology team works alongside other environmental professionals within WA, including planners, archaeologists, arborists and landscape architects

New Year, New You! Own a pioneering award winning outdoor franchise. - The Great Out-tours

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

The Great Out-tours Limited are looking for people who are passionate about the great outdoors and inspiring the imaginative minds of children, using the school countryside stage. Are you at a stage of your life and career where you are reflecting on what the next steps in your professional journey should/might be? Would you like the opportunity to create the same joy and inspiration within children\’s lives as we do? Via an exciting & curriculum supporting ‘Four Seasons Activity learning programme’, The Great Out-tours specialise in running after-school clubs, in-school workshops (complementing any existing countryside activities), weekend clubs and parties.

Conservation Park Warden - Henley-on-Thames Town Council

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Salary: £23,836 to £27,905 per annum + generous pension

Hours: Full-time (37 per week inc. some weekends)

Contract: Permanent

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, skilled, and qualified conservationist to join our dedicated and community-focussed parks team. The successful candidate will be the Council’s lead advocate for conservation, but will split their time between conservation work and supporting the rest of the parks team on the general upkeep of our open spaces, so must also have good all-round grounds maintenance and horticultural skills.

Ecologist - Ecosupport Ltd

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Lee on the Solent

Are you an enthusiastic, self-motivated and professional Ecologist looking for your next career move? If so our friendly team are ready to welcome you to our new offices.

Ongoing training opportunities will be provided, alongside a competitive salary and a supportive, dynamic and friendly working environment

Senior Ecologist - Ecosupport Ltd

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Full time position

Ecosupport Ltd are excited to be expanding, with a Senior Ecologist position available!

Opportunity has arisen for a competent individual who may have already had experience or perhaps is ready to take on the challenge of overseeing their own team of Project and Assistant Ecologists. Our friendly team and office is situated near to the sea in Lee on the Solent, Hampshire overlooking Solent Airport.

Seasonal Warden - Foulney Island - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

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Pay: £1,587.04 (gross pcm). Accommodation is provided.

42 hours per week.

The contract will start on 6 April 2020 and run for approximately 16 weeks, depending on the breeding season.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is seeking to appoint a Seasonal Warden for Foulney Island, an important tern and sea bird colony near Barrow-in-Furness.

Seasonal Warden - Rockcliffe Marsh - Cumbria Wildlife Trust

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Pay: £1,587.04 (gross pcm). Accommodation is provided.

42 hours per week.

The contract will start on 6 April 2020 and run for approximately 16 weeks, depending on the breeding season.

Cumbria Wildlife Trust is seeking to appoint a Seasonal Warden for Rockcliffe Marsh, a highly important saltmarsh for its overwintering wildfowl, breeding waders, gulls and other birds, located on the Solway Firth.

Hen Harrier Nest Protection Officers - RSPB

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Location: Lancashire
Salary starting at: £8.46 to £9.17 Per Hour
Hours: Full time, Hourly paid as and when required
Contract: Fixed Term for 6 Months

The posts will most likely be based in Northumberland, Cumbria or Lancashire, but with the flexibility to move elsewhere dependent on the location of a nesting attempt. The main purpose of this team is to monitor nesting attempts to ensure the hen harrier nests have the best chance of success.

Head of Islands and Living Seas - The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales

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Based: West Wales, choice of location
£25,000 to £27,000 per year
Permanent, Full time role

Your role is to develop and Implement WTSWW’s conservation objectives and strategies linked to our Islands and Marine work across the region, developing projects and funding bids and helping secure funding for core work. You will build links between the research and monitoring work carried out on all our Islands and at CBMWC. You will also stand up for marine wildlife, leading on responses to marine-related consultations and development proposals.

Assistant Wardens and Ranger - Fair Isle Bird Observatory

Salary £245 per week (accommodation and food provided, transport to costs to Fair Isle covered).
Although the Bird Obs building was lost to fire in spring 2019, the work of FIBO is continuing and we are seeking two Assistant Wardens and a Ranger for the 2020 season. AWs are expected to be good birders with ringing experience to have a track record of finding and submitting rare birds and monitoring experience. The Ranger role aims to help visitors to Fair Isle to make the most of their experience and so would suit an adaptable, enthusiastic individual with a broad interest in wildlife and culture.

Forest Manager - Tilhill Forestry

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Based: Uffculme, Devon
In this role you will be responsible for delivering a professional high quality woodland management service whilst helping to develop our forest management portfolio together with other on-going forestry contracting related opportunities. The role includes building sound, trust based client relationships and the day to day management of forestry operations to the highest safety, quality and environmental standards.

Landscape Officer - East Sussex County Council

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East Sussex and Kent border

£28,802 - £31,112

22.2 to 37 hours per week

Part-time or full-time. Term-time contracts will be considered.

The High Weald AONB Partnership leads on the protection of the High Weald Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a wooded, medieval landscape at the heart of South East England. It has an exciting and rare opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join its small, dynamic team at a time of significant change.

Seasonal Field Assistant - West Sutherland Fisheries Trust

West Sutherland Fisheries Trust has a vacancy for a 6 month seasonal assistant. This role will cover the wide range of activities that WSFT will undertake during this time. Starting in April the successful candidate will assist with smolt trapping and estuarine sweep netting. They will also assist with the delivery of other projects that may arise. From July they will assist with the electrofishing programme, which for the past two years has included Marine Scotland’s “National Electrofishing Programme for Scotland” (NEPS).

Assistant Estate Worker - Wokingham Borough Council

Six month fixed term contract

Salary £18,065 - £18,426 per annum, Full time.

An Assistant Estate Worker is required to join our friendly team based at Dinton Pastures Country Park.

Looking after 27 sites throughout Wokingham Borough, including Country Parks, Nature Reserves, SANGS and 143 miles of Public Rights of Way.

Whilst assisting the Estate Team, duties would include; operating power machinery, looking after workshops and equipment, maintaining footpaths, play areas and site furniture.

Ornithological Field Surveyors - Carroll Ecology

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Salary – £19,000-£23,000 depending on skills and experience

We require 2 seasonal bird surveyors for ongoing projects throughout Scotland (March-September 2020).

Applicants will be birders and will ideally have carried out bird surveys such as Vantage Points, Breeding Bird Survey and Raptor Surveys. It is however far more important to display a sound knowledge of birds both by sight and call as training in survey methods will be given.

Senior Sustainable Development Officer (Biodiversity) - East Riding of Yorkshire Council

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Salary: £28785 pro rata

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Job share, 18.5 hours per week

Base: Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire

The Sustainable Development Team seeks a knowledgeable and passionate individual to lead on the development of policies and guidance to protect and enhance East Riding of Yorkshire’s unique natural environment.

Operations Manager - Mires Beck Nursery

North Cave, East Riding of Yorkshire

39 hours per week from 1 March to 30 September (5 days, to include a weekend day each week).

31 hours per week from 1 October to 28/29 February (4 days, midweek).

Salary will be dependent on meeting the criteria outlined in the job description.

Mires Beck is a registered charity celebrating 25 years as an award winning nursery and garden centre. We provide practical horticultural work experience for around a hundred adults every week who are challenged with both learning difficulties and physical disabilities.

Operations Coordinator (Eastern England) - BASC

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Starting salary: £13,427 (20 hrs per week)
BASC is looking for an individual to assist the Eastern Regional Team while working alongside other BASC teams, to provide coordination, administrative and organisational services in support of the Director and Regional Officers at the regional centre and at shows, training courses and other events. We are looking for an individual to work 20 hours per week, preferably Monday to Friday with the occasional need to work weekends.

Seasonal Field Surveyor - FOA Ecology Ltd

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FOA Ecology Ltd is a small team of ecologists primarily working in the south-east of England. We are based in Surrey. We operate a much more flexible approach to work than traditional employers – much of the time you will be able to work from home when not on site.

Senior Ecologist - FOA Ecology Ltd

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We are currently seeking a Senior Ecologist – candidates will need full CIEEM membership, several years ecological consultancy experience and at least 2 survey licences (one of which to be bats). The role will involve evening and night-time work and possibly ad hoc weekend work.

Community Forest Manager - Cambusbarron Community Development Trust

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2-year, part time contract, 15 hours/week
Salary is £27,000/annum pro-rata (equivalent of £13.85/hour).
We are looking for a Community Forest Manager to assist the trustees with the development and implementation of plans for the future of 64 hectares of community woodland at Gillies Hill, on the outskirts of Stirling. We have recently purchased the land with support from the Scottish Land Fund.

Craftsperson - Forestry England

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£20,752 - £21,956

Fixed Term Appointment – 12 months initial contract

Location: The New Forest.

Do you have chainsaw operating qualifications and experience? Would you love to work in one of England’s most famous forests, in a dedicated team of forestry staff?

Forestry England is the largest land manager and custodian of the nation’s public forests. We have around 1,000 committed staff looking after more land and more trees than any other organization. It’s a job that never stops growing.

Landscape Operative - ATM Ltd

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Based out of our Weston Super Mare depot (BS24 7TN)

£ Competitive salary

Working hours are full time - 44 hours across Monday - Friday with optional overtime and weekend work in the busy periods.

ATM is one of the UK’s leading landscaping, highway maintenance, fencing and vegetation management and maintenance contractors. We are looking for organised, reliable individuals who are experienced with working in a team, also capable of working on their own initiative to carry out scheduled works on a variety of sites