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Forestry Course Manager - Newton Rigg

Full Time - Permanent

Salary £26,747.83 - £29,230.41

Askham Bryan College is a specialist land-based college based across the North of England. Our campus at Newton Rigg is set in the heart of Cumbria.  The college owns over 20 ha of woodland, both broadleaf and conifer. The College is dedicated to promoting education across the forestry sector in the UK. The Department of Forestry wishes to recruit a new Course Manager to teach across a varied range of programmes in Forestry at Level 2 and 3.


  • Closing Date: 18/08/2019
  • Location: Newton Rigg, Cumbria
  • Posted: 19/07/2019
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Head of Future Nature

Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire

Salary starting at: £39,970 to £43,301 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a dynamic leader to help shape the RSPB's policy response to the crisis facing our natural environment.

The successful candidate will lead a team working to secure legal and policy frameworks that will drive nature's recovery, transforming government and private sector decision-making and delivering a profound shift in investments towards sustainable development.


  • Closing Date: 09/08/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 19/07/2019
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Trainee Field Studies & Activities Instructor

Paid at National Living Wage with a deduction for accommodation.

Contract commences 1st September until mid November.  We will then review for a 2020 contract.

Lochranza Centre CIC is a residential outdoor Field Studies & Activities Centre looking after up to 75 young people per week.  We teach Geology, Geography & Biology in the outdoors & offer a range of adventure activities including Gorge Walking, Abseiling, Canoeing & Mountain Biking.  We are looking for an enthusiastic Geology Graduate to join our small team. 


  • Delete Date: 16/08/2019
  • Location: Isle of Arran
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 19/07/2019
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Development Planning Advisor (Environmental Impact Assessment)

Location: Bangor, North Wales

Grade & Salary: 4 - £25,076

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 months

Work Pattern: Full Time

The post holder will respond to Local Development Plan and development casework consultations across several Local Planning Authority areas. They will ensure advice is provided to customers that influences sustainable place making and supports the sustainable management of natural resources.


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Bangor, North Wales
  • Posted: 18/07/2019
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Development Planning Advisor (Environmental Impact Assessment)

Location: Cardiff, South East Wales

Grade & Salary: 4 - £25,076

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 months

Work Pattern: Full Time

The post holder will assess development proposals for potential environmental impacts across the breadth of NRW interests.


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Posted: 18/07/2019
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Development Planning Advisor (Environmental Impact Assessment)

Location: Bangor, North Wales

Grade & Salary: 5 - £29,243

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 months

Work Pattern: Full Time

They will respond to Local Development Plan and development casework consultations across several Local Planning Authority areas. They will ensure advice is provided to customers that influences sustainable place making and supports the sustainable management of natural resources.


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Bangor, North Wales
  • Posted: 18/07/2019
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Development Planning Advisor (Environmental Impact Assessment)

Location: Cardiff, South East Wales

Grade & Salary: 5 - £29,243

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 months

Work Pattern: Full Time

The post holder will assess development proposals for potential environmental impacts across the breadth of NRW interests.


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Cardiff
  • Posted: 18/07/2019
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Assistant Warden (North & West Dorset)

Salary: £18452 plus employer pension contributions

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Location: Brooklands Farm HQ, Dorset Wildlife Trust Brooklands Farm, Forston, Dorchester

Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work within our Landscape Conservation Team. The work will include use of power tools and machinery, stock and farm management and elements of volunteer leadership.


  • Closing Date: 08/08/2019
  • Location: Forseton, Dorchester
  • Posted: 18/07/2019
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North Dorset Reserves Warden

Salary: £22,406 plus Employer pension contribution.

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Brooklands Farm HQ, Dorset Wildlife Trust Brooklands Farm Forston , Dorchester

The post will be responsible for the delivery of management, practical conservation and estate tasks on our internationally important nature reserves across North Dorset. Our North Dorset Reserves have a variety of habitats and include some of the finest calcareous grassland in the country, ancient woodland, ancient meadows and wooded pasture. 


  • Closing Date: 08/08/2019
  • Location: Forseton, Dorchester
  • Posted: 18/07/2019
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Community and Events Officer

Salary Range: £18,426 - £19,407 per annum

Work Location: Lepe Country Park, Southampton

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Lepe Country Park is one of Hampshire County Council's most popular visitor attractions hosting around 300,000 visits each year. The site has a full programme of events for the public, welcomes school visits and has a very successful Friends group which provides many volunteers to assist park staff. It's an exciting time to join the dynamic and innovative team at Lepe.


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Lepe Country Park, Southampton
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Arboricultural Officer

Hyde Park, London

£28,500 - £32,539

Plus Benefits 

The Royal Parks is a charity created to support and manage 5,000 acres of Royal parkland, look after eight of London's largest open spaces as well as other important open spaces in the capital. You will undertake a programme of tree inspections and surveys of trees across all sites and identify and assess associated hazards and risks, principally relating to Massaria of London Plane.


  • Closing Date: 31/07/2019
  • Location: Hyde Park, London
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Bristol Parks Prospectus Project Support Officer

Bristol

£27,905 - £31,371

Full Time, Fixed Term (21 months)

Do you want to be at the cutting edge of innovation in parks?   If the answer is yes, then you may be just the person we are looking for, as we embark on an exciting journey alongside seven other ambitious projects across the UK funded by the Future Parks Accelerator programme (FPA).


  • Closing Date: 30/07/2019
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Summer Bat Surveyors

Looking to gain work experience in ecology for your CV? Or are you an experienced bat surveyor with availability? Are you available during evenings/early mornings this summer?

Due to a busier than expected survey season, we are recruiting for bat surveyors to help us fulfil our bat survey schedule during August and September 2019!

You will need to be available for dusk and dawn bat survey work and be based in Hampshire or the adjoining counties.


  • Delete Date: 14/08/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Conservation Project Operative

Ecological Land Management Ltd

2 Posts - 1 Permanent, 1 Temp (Currently 3 months but may be extended for the right candidate)

£17, 000 to £20, 000 pa, 45 hours/wk

Wrexham, North Wales

ELM is a continually expanding company working in the field of countryside management and wildlife protection.  Either working independently or as part of a team you will be carrying out scrub clearance, pond management, woodland management, access improvements, grassland management and installation of wildlife fencing.


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2019
  • Location: Wrexham, North Wales
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Data & Information Officer

The Mammal Society

Location: Falmer, East Sussex

Salary: £22,036 pa

Hours: Full-time

We’re looking for a highly motivated, independent, and dynamic member of staff, with an interest in British mammals and a desire to promote evidence-based conservation. The job would ideally suit a bright graduate or post-graduate of Ecology, Conservation, or Biological Sciences.  


  • Delete Date: 14/08/2019
  • Location: Falmer, East Sussex
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Volunteers

A Touch of the Wild

Would you like to help inspire children about the fabulous nature and wildlife that can be found in Devon?

A Touch of the Wild run exciting activities for all ages in the woods on the edge of Exeter. We are looking for volunteers to help weekdays and weekends at our Education groups, Family events and holiday club.


  • Closing Date: 14/08/2019
  • Location: Nr Exeter
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Forest School Leader

A Touch of the Wild

Salary £20 p/h

Nr Exeter, Devon

Hours will be variable depending on bookings. A minimum of 10 hours per month, but likely to be significantly more, particularly during the peak spring/summer season.

This is a position for a self-employed freelance Forest School leader, to plan, prepare and deliver a range of Forest School sessions at our woodland site, with guidance from the Director and support from assistants.


  • Delete Date: 14/08/2019
  • Location: Nr Exeter
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Assistant Ranger (Bird Aware Solent)

Salary Range: £18,426 - £19,407 per annum

Work Location: Titchfield Haven, Fareham

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2020

The Bird Aware Solent ranger team are looking for a new enthusiastic member to engage with local communities to raise awareness of overwintering shorebirds within the Solent Special Protection Areas (SPAs).


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Titchfield Haven, Fareham
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Visitor Experience Officer

Location: West Sussex

Salary £17,276 to £18,716 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Permanent

We are looking to appoint a full time Visitor Experience Officer, focused on reducing disturbance to breeding and over-wintering birds across the two nature reserves. Based at the small office and visitor centre at Sidlesham, the successful candidate will be working with visitors, partner organisations and the wider community on disturbance mitigation projects. They will initiate their own events and projects, monitor their success and report back to the Site Manager / SPA Mitigation Strategy Steering Group.


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2019
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Posted: 16/07/2019
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East Cornwall Reserves Officer

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

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

£20,878 per annum, 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays), company pension scheme.

The East Cornwall Reserves Officer will assist the Reserves Manager to plan and deliver the nature reserves management programme in east and north Cornwall, undertaking habitat management work across 17 sites in partnership with volunteers, contractors and graziers, and organising a range of activities to promote the reserves and engage visitors.

 


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Drakewells and Pillaton, Cornwall
  • Posted: 16/07/2019
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Ecological Sciences Botanist

Fixed Term Contract (8 August - 27 September 2019)

Salary £17,172 per annum 

Aberdeen

The work undertaken by The James Hutton Group is right at the top of the global agenda tackling problems such as the impact of climate change and threats to food and water security. We have a vacancy for a botanist to work on recording vegetation and habitat condition across a range of habitats, arable to moorland, and across much of Scotland. This work will take place from 5 August to 27 September.


  • Closing Date: 28/07/2019
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Posted: 16/07/2019
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Catchment Partnership Agricultural Advisor

Salary: c£22,500 plus pension

Full time post, commencing September 2019 until the end of March 2020 with the possibility of an extension.

Location: Lower Smite Farm, Smite Hill, Hindlip, Worcester

The post-holder will deliver a programme of farmer/agronomist training events and one to one farm visits to promote resource protection and a reduction in diffuse water pollution from agriculture, with a focus on pesticides and nutrients. The project will also include supporting farmers through the Severn Trent Water capital grant scheme in target areas of the groundwater catchments, in order to support farm infrastructure changes to reduce diffuse water pollution.


  • Closing Date: 24/07/2019
  • Location: Worcester
  • Posted: 16/07/2019
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Land Manager

Salary £30,000-£35,000 per annum DOE

The Harewood Estate lies nestled between Leeds and Harrogate, set in the sweeping landscape designed by Lancelot "Capability" Brown.

As the Land Manager you will develop and deliver a range of work programmes including our field to fork livestock operation and a range of grant applications, while maintaining relationships with farmers, tenants and contractors. You will also explore and advance new areas of work for the Estate such as Rewilding and an animal farm.

 


  • Closing Date: 13/08/2019
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 16/07/2019
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Volunteer & Programmes Manager

Hyde Park, London (with travel to all London parks) 

Working hours: 36 hours per week

Salary of £34,509 - £41,000 per annum DOE 

Created in March 2017, The Royal Parks is a charity that supports and manages 5,000 acres of historic parkland including Hyde Park, The Green, Richmond, Greenwich, St James’s, Bushy and The Regent’s Parks, and Kensington Gardens.

We are now seeking a Volunteer & Programmes Manager to join us on a 12 month maternity cover contract.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2019
  • Location: Hyde Park, London
  • Posted: 15/07/2019
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Community Engagement Officer - Butterfly Banks

Salary: £25,305 - £27,330

Location: Dean Bradley House, 52, Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF (with time to be spent at project sites delivering work)

Full time, fixed term contract

We are looking for a motivated individual to successfully plan and deliver specific elements of Brilliant Butterfly Banks projects, ensuring that the project successfully transforms land on the southern edge of Croydon into a chalk grassland ‘Living Landscape’ alive with butterflies and wildflowers.


  • Closing Date: 07/08/2019
  • Location: Dean Bradley House, 52 Horseferry Road, London
  • Posted: 15/07/2019
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Nature Reserves Assistant - Butterfly Banks

Salary: £21,256 - 22,269

Location: Centre for Wildlife Gardening, 28 Marsden Road, London, SE15 4EE (with time to be spent at project sites delivering work)

Full time, fixed term contract

Do you love London's wildlife and want to help ensure it flourishes in the future? London Wildlife Trust is recruiting a Nature Reserves Assistant to join the team. Brilliant Butterfly Banks is an ambitious, innovative new two-year project funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery through the Postcode Dream Trust.


  • Closing Date: 08/08/2019
  • Location: Centre for Wildlife Gardening, London
  • Posted: 15/07/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 15/07/2019

Trainee Volunteer Ranger, Nevis Landscape Partnership

Biodiversity Surveyor, RSPB

Biodiversity surveyor - Telford, RSPB

Communications Volunteer, RSPB

Volunteer Trainee Country Park Ranger, Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust

Visitor Experience Volunteer - Visitor Centre Assistant Volunteer, RSPB

Volunteer Trainee Local Wildlife Sites Officer, Herts Middlesex Wildlife Trust

Office Angel, RSPB

Volunteer Assistant Ranger, Dorset Council

Trustees, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteers, The Conservation Volunteers

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Ranger

£19,928 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 28/02/20)

Bethesda, Gwynedd

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


  • Closing Date: 01/08/2019
  • Location: Bethesda, Gwynedd
  • Posted: 12/07/2019
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Senior Public Rights of Way Mapping Officer

Scale S01 £25,540 - £27,229

35 hours per week

We are looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable public rights of way officer to join our small, friendly team. We offer flexible working, and a varied and interesting workload covering many aspects of Public Rights of Way. This is an exciting opportunity to take a senior role within the Mapping Tea.


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
  • Posted: 12/07/2019
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Landscape Architect

Grade: Grade 9 - £33,799 - £37,849

This is an exciting opportunity to work as Landscape professional and client manager on Green Infrastructure, landscape design and regeneration projects within a varied and unique authority. 

As part of a multi-disciplinary team, you will guide and inform multifunctional schemes that, as part of an improving green infrastructure will help mitigate climate change, improve health and well being, benefit biodiversity, decrease soil erosion and improve urban and rural water management.


  • Closing Date: 01/08/2019
  • Location: Newport
  • Posted: 12/07/2019
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Woodlands Officer - Temporary

£28,321.88 - £33,260.85

Location: 231 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RX

This post is temporary for a period up to 18 months.

Woodlands Officer required to lead community woodland management initiatives as part of a multi-disciplinary team.


  • Closing Date: 28/07/2019
  • Location: 231 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RX
  • Posted: 12/07/2019
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Countryside Surveyor

Salary £22,000 per annum

Based in our agricultural office at Pond Farm, Wisley Common, the core role of the two Countryside Surveyors is to monitor our sites to observe a site specific set of ecological and management features and feedback records to ensure compliance with management plans plus statutory and contractual obligations.


  • Closing Date: 05/08/2019
  • Location: Pond Farm, Wisley Common
  • Posted: 12/07/2019
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Youth Worker and Volunteer Leader

Fordhall Community Land Initiative

Your role will help prevent young people at risk from being excluded from school, to re-engage them with education and support them into the workplace/further education by inspiring them and building their self-belief using the natural environment at Fordhall Farm.

You will also engage local people with Fordhall’s story and natural landscape through engaging, inclusive and enjoyable volunteer work parties.


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Market Drayton, Shropshire
  • Posted: 12/07/2019
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Head of Policy

Salary: £35,000 p.a.

Location: Pitlochry (there may be scope to work from Edinburgh)

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full-time- 35 hrs per week with flexibility to work evenings and weekends as required

The John Muir Trust is looking for a skilled communicator and strategic thinker with relevant policy experience and knowledge of the conservation sector to oversee the Trust's programme of policy work and lead a small, dedicated team.


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Pitlochry
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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Assistant Ranger

£6,796pa

Permanent p/t (15hrs pw)

Reading

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


  • Closing Date: 01/08/2019
  • Location: Reading
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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Green Wood Craft Training Officer

Location: Green Wood Centre, Coalbrookdale, Telford. Shropshire.
Salary: £24069 (pro rata)
Part time 24 hours per week. (3 days per week)    Fixed term part time September 2019 - October 2021

The training officer will provide Green Wood Craft Training to a range of individuals and client groups to deliver the Build a Bench Project and support the delivery of Green Wood Craft courses. 


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2019
  • Location: Coalbrookdale, Telford. Shropshire
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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Alternative Provision Instructor

Salary £18,000 per annum

The post is based on a 35 hour week, but will involve some flexible working (part time and job share would also be considered)

Lambourne End Centre are looking for an Alternative Provision Instructor to deliver medium and long term educational programmes to young people who struggle to engage in mainstream education.  This includes planning, resourcing, assessing and delivering learning, making best use of the site and its facilities.


  • Closing Date: 26/07/2019
  • Location: South West Essex
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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School Engagement Officer / Assistant Warden

Lundy Island

Accommodation along with travel will be provided.  This is a fixed term position until the end of October 2020 with the possibility of becoming permanent.

Work will involve managing a programme of educational activities for visitors and schools, incorporating; outreach talks, facilitated visits to Lundy, guided walks and talks for both general visitors and educational groups, other age-appropriate on-Island activities for school pupils and visitors.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2019
  • Location: Lundy Island
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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Waterways & Recreation Officer

Salary  £26,999 to £31,371 per annum

Permanent

37 hours per week

The post involves working with stakeholders and a range of Broads Authority staff to develop and implement key strategies and work programmes for the Broads.  The post provides recreational expertise across all Authority duties, including the statutory planning function.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2019
  • Location: Yare House, Norwich
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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Communications Officer

12 month maternity cover

Salary: £15.3k - £16.9 with potential to progress to £19k for 22.5 hours/week

We are looking for a talented communicator to help us promote our work via press, television, radio, film and other channels, and to build our reputation even further as a ‘go to’ organisation for the media. We’ll also want you to use your skills to produce some of our core publications such as our annual report, biannual Moors Messenger and monthly Member/staff bulletins.


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2019
  • Location: Helmsley, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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Gardener

Tucked away in the heart of the Norfolk countryside, West Lexham is set in 21 stunning acres. The grounds include formal lawns, a newly planted Japanese garden, lakes, water meadows, streams and large mixed herbaceous plantings, along with orchard trees and woodlands. A substantial amount of indigenous plants, shrubs and trees are regularly planted. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Gardener to join our knowledgeable and expanding team.


  • Delete Date: 08/08/2019
  • Location: West Lexham Estate, Norfolk
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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Forest Craftsperson Thames Beat

Salary £19,750 - £20,930 Grade 6

Location: Upminster, London

Contract type: Fixed Term

Length of employment: Until 31st October 2020

Working pattern: Flexible working, Full-time

Hours: 37 hours per week

To work alongside the Apprentice Forest Craftsperson and the wider Thames Beat team, completing a wide range of practical tasks to help meet the Thames Beat work commitments and health and safety responsibilities.


  • Closing Date: 26/07/2019 updated
  • Location: Upminster, London
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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Sheep Dyke Warden

Salary: £21,840

Full time, fixed term 3 years

Location: North Ronaldsay, Orkney

In Orkney’s most northerly community you could help North Ronaldsay Trust restore the island’s unique sheep dyke. The 13 mile long dyke encircles the island and keeps the famous seaweed-eating sheep on the shoreline.


  • Closing Date: 09/08/2019
  • Location: North Ronaldsay, Orkney
  • Posted: 11/07/2019
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Sustainable Development Internship

Hours: 35 hrs/wk 

Salary: £9,675 (12 month placement), £2,420 (3 month placement)

Location: Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Kent, TN8 7AR  

Bore Place, an educational and environmental charity, is offering a 3 or 12 month internship to an individual looking to start their career. We are looking for someone with a commitment to achieving sustainable development in practice.

We will provide a bespoke development programme to ensure at the end of your time with us you will be set up for the next step in your career. 


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2019
  • Location: Bore Place, Chiddingstone, Kent
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 10/07/2019
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Instructor – Agriculture

37 hours per week

£21,195 - £25,321 (dependent upon qualifications and including a market supplement)

This post is based at the Sparsholt campus.

We are seeking a full time instructor keen who can instruct learners on the use of farm machinery particularly tractor driving, estate skills (e.g. fencing) and machinery maintenance, and depending upon the applicant’s experience livestock practical’s and the delivery of short courses.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2019
  • Location: Sparsholt Campus, Hampshire
  • Posted: 10/07/2019
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Instructor - Land and Wildlife

£18,840 - £22,508 (dependent upon qualifications and experience)

Sparsholt College has a national reputation within the Conservation, Fisheries and Gamekeeping industries and a long history of providing the next generation of employees to the countryside management sector. We are seeking to recruit a member of staff to join the Land & Wildlife team and are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced person to work as an Instructor to assist and deliver practical teaching to our Fisheries, Game and Countryside Management students.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2019
  • Location: Sparsholt Campus, Hampshire
  • Posted: 10/07/2019
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Community Engagement Ranger

Salary Range: £20,830 - £23,411 per annum

Work Location: Basing House, Basingstoke

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Hampshire County Council is recruiting a Community Engagement Ranger within the Countryside Service. Joining the North Area Access Team, you will develop, coordinate and support a programme of activities on public rights of way, areas of open country and other forms of public access to the countryside.


  • Closing Date: 05/08/2019
  • Location: Basing House, Basingstoke
  • Posted: 10/07/2019
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Romney Marsh Visitor Centre Assistant Manager

Permanent part-time post

Salary Range: £19,458 pro-rata DOE     

Based at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre

The post holder will play a key role supporting the Visitor Centre Manager in delivering our Visitor Experience strategy. This involves working hands-on in both the visitor centre and the nature park. The Visitor Centre offer has grown significantly over the past three years acting as Romney Marsh’s tourist information centre and as a community hub, showcasing the best of the Marsh’s creative and entrepreneurial talent.


  • Closing Date: 21/07/2019
  • Location: Romney Marsh Visitor Centre
  • Posted: 10/07/2019
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Ecologist

£32,256 and increasing to £36,288

Midlands area

Do you want to work for a company that prides itself on the flexibility, safety and health & wellbeing of its employees?

Does providing ecological expertise to the North West & Central (NW&C) team motivate you? If so, then the below could be for you.

We are looking for two Ecologists to join our Works Delivery team based, one based in Northampton and one in Wolverhampton. 


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2019
  • Location: Midlands
  • Posted: 10/07/2019
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Seasonal Field Officers

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation is looking to recruit two Seasonal Field Officers for our winter reserves management team based in Surrey.  This 7 month contract involves conservation management work on our nature reserves throughout Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex and possibly occasionally further afield.  Chainsaw qualification is essential as is a willingness to work hard outdoors in all weathers.  Hours of work – Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.  Salary £15,918 pro rata.


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2019
  • Location: Surrey, Hampshire
  • Posted: 09/07/2019
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Bristol Parks Prospectus Programme Manager

Bristol
£46,494 -£48,544
Full Time, Fixed Term (21 months)

FPA is a new national strategic initiative from the National Trust, the National Lottery Heritage Fund and the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government. Together we will explore new ways to invest in our parks as we seek to unlock a spectrum of benefits for people today and generations to come. You will motivate all those involved in achieving the projects' objectives within defined schedules, costs and performance/quality parameters.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2019
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 09/07/2019
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Bristol Parks Prospectus Project Manager

Bristol

£38,813 - £41,675

Full Time, Fixed Term (21 months)

Do you want to be at the cutting edge of innovation in parks? If the answer is yes, then you may be just the person we are looking for, as we embark on an exciting journey alongside seven other ambitious projects across the UK funded by the Future Parks Accelerator programme (FPA). You will be responsible for the delivery of key elements of the Bristol Parks Prospectus, including bringing partners, stakeholders and park users into the project and overseeing commissioned work.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2019
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 09/07/2019
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Senior Countryside Warden – Exmoor

Location: Wimbleball Lake – Exmoor

Salary: £19,000 - £21,000 per annum

Hours: Full Time (40 hours per week)

Based at Wimbleball Lake, you will take a leading role in the Trust's countryside and conservation goals in the Somerset Region, working with the passionate volunteer team and other members of the Countryside department. You will work with the Head of Countryside as a key decision maker in many aspects of the organisation's countryside projects and aims, liaising with other Senior Wardens across the South West to drive continuous improvement in commercial and operational performance of sites.


  • Closing Date: 28/07/2019
  • Location: Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor
  • Posted: 09/07/2019
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Water Sensitive Farming Farm Advisor

We are seeking an experienced full-time farm advisor to play a key role in delivering ‘Water Sensitive Farming’ - an ambitious water stewardship initiative delivering through projects including the WWF-UK & Coca-Cola Freshwater Partnership, WWF-UK and Tesco Partnership and Courtauld 2025 Water Sensitive Farming Initiative. The principal aim is to improve water quality and quantity, along with soil health and on-farm biodiversity by reducing the impacts of diffuse water pollution from agriculture at a river catchment-scale.


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2019
  • Location: Norfolk
  • Posted: 09/07/2019
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Full time Ranger

Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA14 6TJ

37 to 40 hours per week (some weekend work may be required)

Salary £8.21 per hour (May vary depending on experience)

Finlaystone Estate is based by the Clyde near Langbank and is open to the public who enjoy the woodlands, play areas, formal gardens and tea room. A lot of school groups visit in the summer and many events are laid on for visitors. The Ranger will carry out various ranger activities under the guidance of the Senior Ranger and the owners of Finlaystone Estate to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience and friendly welcome for visitors.


  • Delete Date: 06/08/2019
  • Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA14 6TJ
  • Posted: 09/07/2019
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Business Development Manager

Fixed Term: 2 years (initially & subsequent years subject to annual funding confirmation)

Salary:  £32,000 per annum (pro-rata).

Hours:  3 days per week with flexible working pattern.

Base:    BWE office base is Unit K1, Bolsover Business Park, Woodhouse Lane, Bolsover, S44 6BD; it is envisaged that the post holder will have a home base with regular contact and visits to BWE offices.

An exciting opportunity to join Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd. (BWE) an organisation with an established track record for innovative training and employment practice.  BWE use local countryside, woodlands and the natural environment to support adults with disabilities to gain new skills and build their confidence.

We are looking to appoint a Business Development Manager, initially for a fixed term of 2 years; part of the role will be to secure funding to sustain the post beyond this period.  The post holder will work alongside existing staff, volunteers and BWE Board of Directors to develop and expand the organisation’s range of services in order to safeguard its future and enable BWE to reach its full potential. 


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2019
  • Location: Bolsover, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 09/07/2019
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Reserves Officer

Salary: £18,000 pro rata

Location: Based from home, or the Welsh Wildlife Centre (Cilgerran)

Hours: 3.5 days per week (precise days to be agreed) with some evening / weekend work.  Flexi/ TOIL

We are looking for an energetic and practical person to deliver nature reserve management and volunteer engagement in Ceredigion. The post will be responsible for recruiting and supervising volunteers, habitat management, ecological surveys, engaging with partners and delivering funding commitments (including Glastir) as appropriate.offered.


  • Closing Date: 28/07/2019
  • Location: Ceredigion
  • Posted: 09/07/2019
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Old Chalk New Downs Habitat Management Advisor

Location: Allington Lock, Maidstone, Kent 

Starting salary £28,925 per annum

Full Time - 37 hours per week. Fixed Term until 31st May 2021 (with a possible extension subject to HLF approval)

Kent County Council is offering the opportunity to be part of an exciting Heritage Lottery funded partnership project.  This ambitious initiative not only looks to restore, expand and link up fragmented chalk downland habitats across 10,000ha of North Kent, it also aims to reconnect the local community with this iconic landscape and you could play an important part in delivering this.


  • Closing Date: 07/08/2019
  • Location: Allington Lock, Maidstone
  • Posted: 08/07/2019
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Project Assistant (Volunteer Engagement and Communication) - Coast Care Initiative

Northumberland Wildlife Trust

Based in Seahouses, Northumberland

£16,305 - £19,184 pro rata.  

Part Time 17.5 hours per week - Fixed Term Contract Apr 2020

We are looking for a confident, innovative and enthusiastic person to join our team. Coast Care is a National Lottery Heritage Fund partnership initiative to enable local people and visitors to contribute to the management and conservation of the north Northumberland coastal landscape. The role is predominantly administrative, processing project volunteers and promoting activity through social media.


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2019
  • Location: Seahouses, Northumberland
  • Posted: 08/07/2019
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Conservation Adviser – Landscape Ecology

Salary £28,000 - £30,000

This role can be based at home or out of our Grantham office.

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland.


  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Home / Grantham
  • Posted: 08/07/2019
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Dorset Heathland Heart Outreach Officer Maternity Cover

This is a part-time post (4 days per week) until 31st August 2020.

Do you want to be part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a £6million HLF-funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations. As part of this programme Plantlife are seeking an experienced Outreach Officer to provide maternity cover, to champion public involvement with the Dorset Heathlands and deliver a training and participation programme. 

Based in the Purbecks, you will work closely with the National Trust, local partners and communities to involve and enthuse the public in some of the ‘less fashionable’ heathland species. 


  • Closing Date: 26/07/2019
  • Location: Purbeck, Dorset
  • Posted: 08/07/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 08/07/2019

RSPB Youth Leader - Assistant Leader Role, RSPB

Gardening Volunteer, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Gardening Volunteer, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Volunteer Woodland Play Leader - Saplings Group , Plantlife International

Trustee, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Voluntary Intern, West Cumbria Rivers Trust

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Visitor Experience Officer

Location: Nottinghamshire

Salary: £17,276 to £18,716 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Do you like a challenge? Are you interested in connecting people with nature through the legend of Robin Hood?

Sherwood Forest is arguably the most famous forest in the world and we are looking for a Visitor Experience Officer who can interpret the site and help us engage with the 350,000 visitors who come every year.


  • Closing Date: 09/08/2019
  • Location: Nottinghamshire
  • Posted: 05/07/2019
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Team Leader Development Planning (Mid Wales)

Location: Aberystwyth (other locations may be considered)

Grade & Salary: Grade 7 - £36,867

Type of contract: Permanent

Work pattern: Mon – Fri 37hrs per week

The post holder will be responsible for leading a team to deliver NRW’s Development Planning Advice Service across several Local Planning Authority areas. The team will provide influential land use planning advice to support local place making and the sustainable management of natural resources.


  • Closing Date: 21/07/2019
  • Location: Aberystwyth (other locations may be considered)
  • Posted: 05/07/2019
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Forest Craftsperson

Penfold’s Woodland Management Ltd

Opportunity for newly qualified person

Based in NE Hampshire, Penfold’s Woodland Management undertakes woodland maintenance and survey work nationwide (primarily southern England). To support our expanding business, we are looking to take on a forest craftsperson who will come to us to develop their skills within the industry.


  • Delete Date: 02/08/2019
  • Location: NE Hampshire
  • Posted: 05/07/2019
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Sevenoaks Greensand Commons Project Apprentice

Salary: £7,523.80 The national apprenticeship salary applies for the first 12 months of the role, thereafter the age-related national minimum wage will be paid

We are seeking to recruit a Sevenoaks Greensand Commons Project Apprentice on an 18 month fixed term contract to assist in the seasonal work activities required to fulfil the projects remit, in particular supporting the Conservation and Access Officer with restoring lowland heathland and improving access across the commons within the project.

The Sevenoaks Greensand Commons project is a 4 year funded project with Sevenoaks District Council, Kent Wildlife Trust, The Heritage Lottery fund and a wealth of other partners, who all share a common goal in helping to restore the commons for people and wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 21/07/2019
  • Location: Sevenoaks, Kent
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 05/07/2019
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2 x Assistant Peatland Restoration Project Officers

Full time but part-time/job-share considered - 2 year fixed term contract until September 2021

£20,500

We are looking for two Assistant Restoration Project Officers for the Marches Mosses BogLIFE project (LIFE15 NAT/UK/000786)​.  This exciting peatland restoration project is restoring Britain’s 3rd largest lowland raised bog within the Fenn’s, Whixall & Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve near Whitchurch, Shropshire and Wrexham in Wales.  

You will have a crucial role in restoring the bog by supporting the Project team in helping to set up and supervise restoration works on site working closely with contractors and the estate team. 


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2019
  • Location: Whixall, North Shropshire
  • Posted: 05/07/2019
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Community Ranger

Location: Inverness-shire

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time, 37.5hrs per week

Contract: 4yr Fixed Term

We are looking for a people person, someone with bags of enthusiasm who can lead our community activities in and around the stunningly spectacular Cairngorms Connect area. Working with partners, staff and volunteers you will engage and inspire people about the work of Cairngorms Connect.


  • Closing Date: 07/08/2019
  • Location: Inverness-shire
  • Posted: 05/07/2019
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Riverlution Manager

River Stewardship Company works to maintain and enhance watercourses, and to inspire, empower and connect communities.

The Riverlution Manager will further develop and lead on the Company’s social impact strategy; developing and delivering programmes of activity to help people access, enjoy, learn about and contribute to the natural environment in and along waterways. They will also be responsible for supporting river stewardship activity elsewhere; connecting and empowering others through the provision of consultancy, training programmes and networks.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2019
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Posted: 04/07/2019
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Part-time Assistant Trees & Conservation Officer

Amber Valley Borough Council

Salary: Grade 5 £22,911 to £24,799 pro-rata per year

Hours:  18.5 hours per week (aggregated)

Contract Type: 2-Year Fixed-term Contract

Location: Central Headquarters, Ripley, Derbyshire

Located in mid-Derbyshire, Amber Valley has an enviable and valued tree stock, as well as Local Nature Reserves and numerous sites maintained for wildlife.  The Council is looking to appoint a motivated tree professional to assist with the management and further improvement of these wonderful natural assets.  


  • Closing Date: 21/07/2019
  • Location: Ripley, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 04/07/2019
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Assistant Tree Officer

Salary:  £25,372 - £29,687 per annum

Hours: Full time

South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils are seeking a qualified arborist to work within the council’s Forestry Service. This is an exciting and varied role working with a team of specialist advisers who are helping to shape the future environment of southern Oxfordshire.


  • Closing Date: 01/08/2019
  • Location: Southern Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 04/07/2019
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Arborists

LB of Bromley and surrounding areas

Salary: up to £120 per day, plus a performance related bonus scheme.

Glendale is one of the largest arboricultural suppliers in the UK and is a green business with “green thinking” at the core of everything we do.

The candidate’s key responsibilities will be climbing and undertaking arboricultural duties including tree felling/dismantling, pruning operations.


  • Delete Date: 01/08/2019
  • Location: LB of Bromley and surrounding areas
  • Posted: 04/07/2019
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Conservation Scientist

Salary starting at: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 28 months

We are looking for a social scientist to work on a new Darwin Initiative-funded project in support of our Gola Rainforest conservation programme in Sierra Leone.

This person will work with university and in-country project partners to design, test and refine survey protocols for use in local languages, train local staff in data collection protocols, lead on management of a programme of focus groups and social surveys to collect qualitative data, analyse quantitative and qualitative data and write up results for the scientific literature and communicate results to audiences using multiple fora and media.


  • Delete Date: 07/08/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 03/07/2019
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Parks Endowment Communications Manager

Salary: £26,000 – 30,000 pro rata

Part-time 0.2 FTE

Location: Stirling (or home-based)

Fixed term appointment to 31 December 2020 (with possibility of extension)

We’re looking for an experienced communications and marketing manager (employed or freelance role) to lead the public facing phase of our exciting programme to develop an Endowment Fund for Scotland’s parks.


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2019
  • Location: Stirling (or home-based)
  • Posted: 03/07/2019
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Green Health Programme Manager

Salary: £26,000 – 30,000

Location: Edinburgh

Fixed term appointment for two years (with possibility of extensions)

greenspace scotland worked with NHS Lothian and Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation to develop the Lothians Green Health Strategy. We are now looking to recruit a Green Health Programme Manager to lead, coordinate and support delivery of the Strategy.


  • Closing Date: 29/07/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 03/07/2019
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Contracts Manager (Utilities)

Muir of Ord

Scottish Woodlands Ltd is a leading forestry management company with a long tradition of serving forest owners and investors in Scotland and the rest of the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of forest, estate and land-related services underpinned by our in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality. The business is largely employee owned, and this encourages a dedication and commitment to the highest standards of professionalism and customer focus. Our aim is to understand each client’s specific objectives and then to provide a service which is both flexible and personal.


  • Closing Date: 26/07/2019
  • Location: Muir of Ord
  • Posted: 03/07/2019
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Case Officer (Rights of Way)

Salary negotiable.

Minimum 21 hours (flexible).

The Open Spaces Society was founded in 1865 and is Britain’s oldest national conservation body. The society is now looking to appoint a Case Officer with responsibility for Rights of Way matters. The role will be based out of the society’s office in Henley-on-Thames with some opportunity for home working.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2019
  • Location: Henley-on-Thames
  • Posted: 01/07/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 01/07/2019

Voluntary River Steward, River Stewardship Company

Volunteer Officer, TCV

Living Landscapes Voluntary Trainee- Dearne Valley, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Community Garden Volunteer, Rye Community Garden

Natural Heritage Traineeship, The Conservation Volunteers

Ucka Mountain Habitat Resoration Volunteer, Croatia, Udruga Biom

Parent & Toddler Group Volunteer , RSPB Sandwell Valley

Trustee, Campaign to Protect Rural England Buckinghamshire

Volunteer Administration Assistant , RSPB Sandwell Valley

Ucka Mountain Bird Ringing Assistant, Udruga Biom

Midweek Volunteer, The Conservation Volunteers

Land of Oak & Iron Events Volunteer, Land of Oak & Iron (through Groundwork NE & Cumbria)

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Biosecurity Officer

Location: West Scotland or Glasgow/Edinburgh

Salary: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 2 year fixed term contract

Seabirds thrive on predator-free islands. Around the UK has been an historic strong-hold, and good biosecurity is essential to maintain these sites as safe for breeding seabirds. The UK-wide Biosecurity for LIFE project is working to address the threat.


  • Closing Date: 21/07/2019
  • Location: West Scotland or Glasgow/Edinburgh
  • Posted: 28/06/2019
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Countryside & Volunteer Officer

£22,021 to £23,836 per annum

Full time 37 hours per week

18 month Initial Fixed Term Contract 

An exciting opportunity is available within the Council’s Greenspace Service for a professional, well organised, and competent individual to develop and support Greenspace volunteering in the district and take forward proposals to create a new Country Park at Bersted Brooks and Bersted Park. 


  • Closing Date: 21/07/2019
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Posted: 28/06/2019
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Conservation Operative

Salary: £16,000-18,000 pa

Location: North West England

Conservation Contracts North West is a professional environmental contracting and consulting firm, specialising in habitat management and countryside access across all aspects of environmentally & ecologically sensitive projects across the North West of England.

As part of our business growth we are looking to appoint a Conservation Operative to strengthen our experienced team.


  • Delete Date: 24/07/2019
  • Location: North West England
  • Posted: 26/06/2019
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Conservation Project Supervisor

Salary: £18,000- £20,000 pa

Location: North West of England

Conservation Contracts North West is a professional environmental contracting and consulting service specialising in habitat management on all aspects of sensitive projects across the North West of England. We provide an integrated and comprehensive service for local authorities, government agencies, commercial clients, community groups, utility companies and land owners, working in partnership to improve our environment.


  • Delete Date: 24/07/2019
  • Location: North West of England
  • Posted: 26/06/2019
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Warden

Location: Carmarthenshire

Salary starting at: £22,073 to £23,912 Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

At Gwenffrwd Dinas we will want you to take on an ambitious Management Plan, maximising all resource at your disposal to showcase RSPB reserve work at its best. You'll be dealing with tenants, visitors, contractors, neighbours and LIFE project staff demonstrating your well-honed people skills.  At Cwm Clydach yourr focus will be people, infrastructure, volunteer management, visitor safety.


  • Closing Date: 25/07/2019
  • Location: Carmarthenshire
  • Posted: 25/06/2019
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Membership Recruitment Manager

Location: Arne, Dorset
Salary: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

We are looking for someone to lead our visitor welcome and membership recruitment at the RSPB Arne nature reserve - a stunningly beautiful place which is home to an amazing range of habitats and species, from the rare lowland heathland offering homes for reptiles and rare insects to the vast mudflats of Poole harbour which support thousands of visiting waders and ducks in winter. Arne is a flagship reserve and offers a huge opportunity to engage people and gain their vital support which is much needed to continue and grow our conservation work.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2019
  • Location: Arne, Dorset
  • Posted: 25/06/2019
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Principal Countryside Access Officer

Location: Oxford

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £37,849 - £44,632 per annum

Oxfordshire’s countryside is a hugely valuable resource and we’re looking for an experienced countryside access professional to lead the discipline for the authority. If you are committed to the positive benefits of access to the outdoors as well as promoting sustainable and responsible use of the public rights of way network, we’d like to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 21/07/2019
  • Location: Oxford
  • Posted: 24/06/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 24/06/2019

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

Wildlife Monitoring Volunteer, National Trust. Exmoor, National Trust

Community Outreach Volunteer, Riverlands. National Trust, National Trust

Photographer and/or Film Maker, Riverlands, National Trust

Seasonal Reserve Volunteer, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Family Engagement Volunteer, Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Wildlife Trainees (Conservation) West Berkshire x3, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Trail Watcher: England Coast Path, Somerset County Council

Adopt a Path Volunteer, Somerset County Council

Visitor Centres Volunteers, Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Park Explorers Leaders, National Trust

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

Garden Volunteer, The Sharpham Trust

Conservation Volunteer, The Sharpham Trust

Volunteer Outdoor Leaders - Youth, Wilderness Foundation UK

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