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image of a mortar board and the message: Congratulations to the class of 2021

As lockdown lifts and the promise of a more normal life hovers on the horizon our graduating students should be celebrating the end of three (or more) year's hard work to gain their diplomas and degrees. After enduring the most unusual and stressful of final years they leave the world of academia behind and head off to start their careers they are looking at a more uncertain future than any of us can imagine. It's a hard enough time setting out looking for your first 'real' job in a profession that you hope is going to sustain you, body and soul, for the rest of your working life and we all know how difficult it is in the countryside and conservation sectors at any time. To help our next generation of rangers, ecologists, wildlife warriors, landscape managers and environmental educators CJS once gain wants to give each of this year's graduating class a graduation present of a full year's subscription to CJS Weekly.

If you know any students graduating this year please send them the details of our graduate gift, there are more details and the form to sign up here

Rest assured this is a genuine gift, no hidden catches or sudden requests for money, just CJS trying our best to help the sector.

Job of the Day: Wednesday 23rd June
Support Adviser - Natural England

Job of the Day: Wednesday 23rd June
Marine Adviser - Natural England

Works Supervisor - Grizedale - Forestry England

Logo: Forestry England

£25,119

Purpose of the Job: Forestry England is seeking someone with forest operations management experience to join our Forestry and Land Management team working across a multi –purpose forest environment at our Grizedale Beat in North England Forest District.

Learning Manager - Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust

Salary £28,500

Permanent Full Time 35 hours a week

Are you a dynamic, driven and confident manager who is passionate about getting children and young people connected to nature? An exciting opportunity has arisen at Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust with now being a great time to join the organisation as we re-establish, expand and extend our reach with our learning programmes. We are looking for an experienced and pro-active professional with a proven track record in the outdoor learning sector, thorough knowledge of curriculum-based and informal provision, as well as an understanding of biodiversity and nature’s recovery.

Conservation Adviser - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Logo: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Salary: £23,000 - £27,000 according to experience

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Brooke House, The Green, Ashbocking, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP6 9JY

Working within the Wilder Landscapes Team, you will lead our work with nature-minded landowners to support a diverse network of wildlife-rich sites across the county. This includes County Wildlife Site (CWS), Private Nature Reserves and Churchyards. Critical to scaling up our work is recruiting, developing and leading a team of volunteer expert advisers to extend our reach throughout Suffolk.

South East Suffolk Reserves Warden - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Logo: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Salary: £23,000 - £24,500 according to experience

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time

Location: Foxburrow Farm Nature Reserve, Foxburrow Farm, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1NA

The South East Suffolk Reserves Warden is a key member of South East Suffolk team and will support the team to achieve the successful conservation management on Trust reserves in South East Suffolk.

Project Manager - Fixed Term - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Flexible

Salary: £27,574.00 - £30,590.00 Per Annum

Duration: 12 months

We are looking for an energetic and well organised individual to deliver a diverse range of conservation projects in Kent and Essex. Covering habitat management, species conservation, community projects and planning casework, this role offers a fantastic opportunity to build new skills and experience with Europe’s largest conservation charity, for a 12-month contract.

Forest Ranger (Education) - Hainault Forest - Vision RCL

Logo: Vision RCL

Salary: £19,680 - £24,789

Location: Hainault Forest Country Park

We are looking for an enthusiastic and driven individual to join the Ranger team at Hainault Forest. This is a terrific opportunity to play a role in a project that will make a real difference to the local community and restore and protect Hainault Forest.

Park Ranger - Wicksteed Park

Logo: Wicksteed Park

Location: Kettering

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: Up to £27,000 per year

Wicksteed Park in Kettering has a new opportunity for a Park Ranger, a prominent role at Wicksteed Park responsible for managing, creating and maintaining the various habitats, greenspaces and parts of the wider estate owned by the Wicksteed Charitable Trust.

Job of the Day: Tuesday 22nd June
Marine Lead Adviser - Natural England

Principal Climate Change Officer - Buckinghamshire Council

Logo: Buckinghamshire Council

Type: Permanent
Location: Aylesbury, England
Salary: £41860 - £44007 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity to help Buckinghamshire Council address environmental challenges by taking on a leading role in delivering our response to climate change. The position sits within an expanding team and is critical to helping us achieve our ‘net-zero’ ambitions.

The Energy & Climate Change team provides the energy and carbon management function for the Council and coordinates climate change mitigation and adaptation activity. The successful candidate will lead the delivery of key projects for helping us reach net zero and ensure we identify new opportunities to reduce emissions and adapt to climate change. These will include our tree planting programme and other nature based solutions, as well as engaging with colleagues to support cross council working on climate change.

Environment Forester – Huntly - Forestry and Land Scotland

Logo: Forestry and Land Scotland

£28,678- £30,762 plus benefits

This is a full time post (37 hours per week), however applications from people wishing to work an alternative working pattern will be considered.

You will support the Environment Advisor in the delivery of the Region’s environmental objectives. This will include liaising with delivery teams and planners, providing advice on habitat, species and heritage management, pursuing funding opportunities and helping to build business plans. You will support others in the Planning and Environment team, will use surveys to help prioritise actions and will have input to designated site management and Land Management Plans.

Assistant Forest Manager - Future Trees Trust

Salary: £18,500 - £20,000

Contract: 2 year initial contract

Location: RG17 9UD

The role is designed to help a recent university graduate secure their first paid forestry employment and provide the successful applicant an excellent first step to a successful forestry career. The placement will be based in Kintbury, working full time with William Hamer in lowland forestry management in Central Southern England, principally in the private sector with the likelihood of further placement work with associated Forest Managers and the prospect of long term employment. The practice covers all aspects of advising forest owners, preparing management plans, organizing contractors, and marking, measuring and selling timber as well as plantation establishment and maintenance.

Researcher (Ecosystem Health and Social Dimensions) - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

Logo: Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

37.5 hours per week

£21,048 per annum

WWT’s Conservation Evidence department comprises a rapidly growing team of scientists, which provides the evidence that underpins the work of WWT. We use a wide range of inter-disciplinary methods, across the social and ecological sciences to deliver high-quality conservation science. The Conservation Evidence Department is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual to provide research support to the Ecosystem Health and Social Dimensions Unit (EHSD). The EHSD Unit strives to (i) improve wetland ecosystem health (ii) provide evidence that demonstrates the socio-cultural and health & wellbeing benefits of wetlands, and (iii) understand drivers of pro/anti-environmental human behaviours. Duties will include day to day support of the Unit’s qualitative and quantitative research and overall function.

Forester - Longleat Enterprises Ltd

This is a permanent contract, working 40 hours a week. You will receive a salary of £24,000 per annum alongside a range of attractive benefits.

A superb opportunity has arisen for a Forester with an understanding of commercial and traditional forestry as well as excellent practical experience to join Longleat, an innovative and pioneering organisation with a distinctive heritage. As a Forester, you’’ll be responsible for carrying out various hands on forestry operations, including maintaining trees, practical forestry harvesting such as chainsaw tree felling, and forest machinery extraction operations to the highest standards

Farming and Rural Enterprise Officer - Northumberland National Park Authority

Logo: Northumberland National Park Authority

Based at Rothbury, Northumberland with some home working

37 hours per week

Temporary until 31/3/22

£27,741 - £31,346 per annum

Are you passionate about sustainable land management? Can you work with landowners to deliver innovative solutions? We are seeking an experienced and knowledgeable person to join our team of specialists advising farmers and landowners. Travelling throughout Northumberland National Park, you will provide expertise on agri-environment schemes and collaborate with individuals, partner organisations, our specialists and communities to develop sustainable approaches to upland land management.

Rural Surveyor - CLA

Logo: CLA

Based in Andover Hampshire

Permanent contract

Salary – Competitive

The CLA is the membership organisation for owners of land, property and businesses in rural England and Wales. CLA members own or manage around half the rural land in England and Wales and more than 250 different types of businesses.

We are looking for a qualified Rural Chartered Surveyor to join our team. The successful candidate will work closely with the Regional Director, regional team and national policy experts, and will advise CLA members across the South East on a range of issues relating to land ownership, occupation and use and rural business, covering all aspects of work that would normally be covered by a chartered surveyor who is a member of the rural faculty.

Forestry Manager - Heart of England Forest

Logo: Heart of England Forest

Salary - £30,000 p/a

The Heart of England Forest is the premier woodland creation charity in England. We have already created the largest new native broadleaf woodland in England and continue on our mission to grow a 30,000-acre contiguous forest. Not only is our forest expanding, so too is our team, and we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our expert forestry team based in South Warwickshire / Worcestershire.

In this role you will work alongside our Head Forester to prepare, implement and evaluate operational plans. This is a very hands on role and will include practical forestry planning, planting and maintenance, as well as caring for our mature and ancient woodland sites, working with the staff team, volunteers, corporate supporters and contractors to achieve our vision of a 30,000-acre contiguous woodland.

Biodiversity and Conservation Manager - The Crown Estate

Logo: The Crown Estate

This is a new role reporting to the Head of Sustainability and based at Windsor. This role will lead an ambitious conservation and habitat enhancement project across The Crown Estate’s Windsor and Rural portfolio and will work closely with senior management teams to ensure the highest level of conservation practices are achieved across the portfolio.
This role will work help us achieve a successful balance between managing our environmental responsibilities whilst providing an attractive, safe and well maintained destination for over five million visitors a year.

Seasonal Ranger - National Trust for Scotland

Logo: National Trust for Scotland

Hours: (Full Time), Permanent

Location: Torridon

Salary range: Grade 3 Lower £22,572 per annum

A Seasonal Ranger plays a crucial role in ensuring that our conservation ambitions go hand in hand with welcoming our local community and visitors from across the globe to this well-loved place. You will share your enthusiasm for the outdoors and passion for the countryside with the walkers, campers and sightseers who come to explore our 6,464-hectare estate during the busy summer season.

Senior Project Officer - River Thame Conservation Trust

Logo: River Thames Conservation Trust

£28,300 - £32,450 subject to experience.

This is an exciting time to join the Trust which is growing and building on recent project successes. You will fully participate in the development and delivery of the Trust’s portfolio of habitat enhancement/creation, water quality improvement, citizen science and engagement projects and be the sole lead on specific projects. The position is an exciting opportunity for an experienced, senior individual to oversee all stages of river catchment projects from idea to delivery. Using your expertise and proven ability, you will proactively lead projects while working closely with other staff, external partners and stakeholders.

Assistant Gardener / Estate Worker - Doddington Place Gardens

Doddington Place Gardens, Doddington, Kent is looking to expand its small and friendly team.

Doddington Place is a unique and varied estate compromising various ornamental gardens, parkland and woodland.  The post will include working with the garden team and out on the wider estate.

Senior Ecologist - Fooprint Ecology Limited

Logo: Footprint Ecology

Salary: £27,500 to £37,500 per annum (FTE depending on experience), plus benefits

This post is advertised as a permanent, full-time, position, although applications for part-time work will be considered. It will involve working as part of a team that is based in Dorset, but which undertakes work across the UK. We are happy to consider applicants who are based outside Dorset.

We are seeking an experienced ecologist to undertake technical project work relating to land use planning, conservation land management, survey design and implementation, project management and report writing. A key element of the work will be working with local planning authorities in relation to their local plans.

Ranger - Leicestershire County Council

Logo: Leicestershire County Council

Watermead Country Park is one of Leicestershire County Council's destination parks. With ambitious plans for the future of the park, alongside a programme of investments, improvements and grant funded projects, now is a great time to be part of the team at Watermead. The role offers the chance to combine working with visitors on one of the county's busiest parks, with conservation management in the nature reserves on the site.

Job of the Day: Monday 21st June
Adviser - Natural England

Project Officer and Education Officer - Amphibian and Reptile Conservation

Logo: Amphibian and Reptile Conservation Trust

Home based within central or southern Scotland at present.

Project Officer - Salary: Ca. £26,500 per annum pro rata. Contract: 0.8 FTE (4 days/30 hours per week) fixed term for 10 months initially. Possible increase in hours/length of contract subject to obtaining additional funding.

Job purpose: Delivery of ARC’s Saving Scotland’s Amphibians and Reptiles project, which focuses on recruiting, training and supporting survey volunteers, project planning and representing ARC in discussions with partners in Scotland.

Education Officer - Salary: Ca. £22,700 per annum pro rata. Contract: 0.5 FTE (2.5 days/18.75 hours per week) fixed term for 1 year initially (subject to further extensions).

Job purpose: Creation and delivery of educational materials and events for ARC’s Saving Scotland’s Amphibians and Reptiles project, focussing on engaging schoolchildren and adults

Wood White Project Officer - Butterfly Conservation

Logo: Butterfly Conservation

Fixed Term (One Year), Part Time 0.6FTE (22 hours 12 minutes) Flexible – Home-based

Job Share Considered

Salary: £24,307 - £28,083 (pro rata) pa dependent on experience, plus 8% pension contribution

We have a wonderful opportunity to join Butterfly Conservation’s Wood White Project, which is funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund! We are looking for an experienced and passionate Project Officer to co-ordinate and deliver the project in the West Weald, to boost the Wood White population as well as helping other Butterfly and Bee populations in the area.

Seasonal Ranger - Uist, Outer Hebrides - North Uist Development Company

Logo: North Uist Development Company

Type of Contract: 37.5 hours per week (some weekend and evening working required). Fixed term until 31st October 2021.

Salary: £27,300 per annum FTE​ (i.e. £9,100 for 4 months)

With the increase in visitors to Uist over recent years; which is expected to increase as COVID-19 restrictions ease and UK residents are encouraged to stay at home for their holidays; and a unique fragile natural environment including two nature reserves at Balranald and Loch Druidibeg and, with a large proportion of the islands habitats designated as Sites of Special Scientific Interest, Special Protection Areas and National Scenic Areas; the Seasonal Ranger will play a crucial role in ensuring that our communities conservation ambitions go hand in hand with welcoming visitors to this well-loved place.

Director of Nature and Climate Change - Cairngorms National Park Authority

Logo: Cairngorms National Park Authority

Salary: £55,731 - 64,839 (Band G)

Location: Grantown on Spey

Job Type: Permanent Contract

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, though part time hours of 30 hours per week may be considered

We have an exciting opportunity for a Director of Nature & Climate Change to make a lasting and positive impact to the work of the CNPA.

The Cairngorms National Park is a place of sheer abundance, having more high mountain ground than anywhere else in the UK, the largest Caledonian forest, some of Scotland’s purest rivers and 25 percent of the UK’s rare and endangered species.

Executive Director - Badger Trust

Logo: Badger Trust

Salary: Up to £45k. 4 days a week considered for strong candidates.

Location: Relocating to Brighton August 2021. Hybrid working between office/remote to be agreed with the Chair on appointment.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead Badger Trust into the next phase of its development, focussing on long-term campaign development and investment for impact. With the mass badger culls in England, our priority campaign, confirmed as running to 2025 at least, and historic and ongoing illegal persecution among other major issues this iconic species faces, there is much to do at this critical time.

Countryside Ranger - Dudley Council

Countryside Services are looking to recruit a part time Countryside Ranger to join the team based at The Leasowes SSSI Nature Reserve & Historic Landscape.

The successful candidate will undertake practical site management on semi-rural natural sites, engaging with community groups, volunteers and other stakeholders to designate and manage new nature reserves.

Ranger - Cheshire - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Salary: £19928 per annum

Location: Cheshire & Wirral Countryside

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Cheshire & Wirral Countryside, G9 Ranger based in the west of the portfolio

The Cheshire and Wirral team are responsible for the management of a portfolio of 17 sites across Cheshire with teams based in the East & West

Nature Recovery Officer - Hampshire County Council

Logo: Hampshire County Council

£33,653 - £37,876 per annum

Temporary Contract for 3 years, 37 hours per week

Location: Winchester (currently working from home)

Hampshire County Council has set out a vision in its Climate Strategy to provide a well-adapted and resilient Natural Environment for Hampshire. Working hard to deliver its commitments for Climate Change and Nature Recovery; we are delighted to offer an exciting opportunity to become part of the Natural Environment and Recreation team.

Principal Officer, Rights of Way & Countryside Maintenance - East Sussex County Council

Logo: East Sussex County Council

Heathfield, East Sussex

£36,133-£38,612

We are looking for a Principal Officer to join our Rights of Way & Countryside Team at East Sussex County Council. The role will be based at the ESCC Highway Depot in Heathfield. You’ll be a key part of the team and will be responsible for the strategic management of several diverse countryside sites and also have some involvement with public rights of way.

Lead Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Location: Osterley Park and House, Jersey Road, Isleworth, Middlesex, TW7 4RB

Our new strategy for Land Outdoors and Nature means that we are investing in front line ranger services to help us deliver positive changes at a landscape scale.

Osterley Park is an important site for recreation and for wildlife. The estate is home to 6 species of bats, rare species of invertebrates, amphibians, birds and small mammals which all rely on the parkland for their habitat.

Land Management Operatives - Environmental Land Management Solutions

Logo: Environmental Land Management Solutions Ltd

Salary - £18,720,-£24,000(pro rata where relevant) dependant on experience

Full and part time roles available

Environmental Land Management Solutions Ltd are a specialist environmental contracting company based in Derbyshire and working across central England. We have several years’ experience dedicated to the restoration of peatlands, moorlands, woodlands and rivers.

We are looking to increase our team across our growing portfolio of work. You will be joining a highly motivated, highly skilled team with both practical and theoretical understand of habitat restoration and creation.

Job of the Day: Friday 18th June
Senior Adviser - Natural England

Job of the Day: Friday 18th June
Marine Senior Adviser - Natural England

Green & Blue Spaces Development Officer - Oxford City Council

Logo: Oxford City Council

Salary and Grade: G5: £27,114 to £28,125 per annum - (pro rata for part time)

Contract: Fixed Term up to 24 months

Hours per week: 37

Location: Work from home/ Oxford - St Aldate's Chambers

Are you passionate about parks and waterways, encouraging healthier lifestyles, and excited by the prospect of being given the scope to develop your own initiatives? Do you like communicating directly with the public and all the challenges this can involve?

Senior Project Officer - The Conservation Volunteers

Logo: The Conservation Volunteers

TCV are looking for a Senior Project Officer, to be based at the Centrum building in Norwich Research Park.

The successful candidate will be part of a small team delivering a range of practical environmental conservation activities for volunteers and community groups.

This role is responsible for organising and delivering a weekly program of practical, environmental conservation projects for volunteers, usually three or four a week, liaising with clients, completing risk assessments and recording delivery statistics. These events can include seasonal, corporate volunteer days and community group support sessions. You will need practical experience of a wide range of habitat creation and management and countryside construction – fencing, boardwalks, gates etc.

Regional Officer - Eastern England - BASC

Logo: BASC

(Essex, Suffolk and South Cambridgeshire)

Starting salary circa £30,000pa plus company vehicle

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of circa 150,000 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. It acts as a representative body for sporting shooting - fostering opportunity, safety, high standards and wildlife conservation. BASC is looking for an individual with wide ranging shooting experience who will deliver membership engagement and recruitment activities.

Site Managers x 2 - South East - Woodland Trust

Logo: Woodland Trust

We are recruiting for two roles; a Site Manager covering the Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire area and a Site manager covering Surrey and South Oxfordshire.
Rising to the many challenges facing woods and trees, the Site Manager will manage a portfolio of Woodland Trust sites to the highest professional standards. The Site Manager will be responsible for balancing visitors to our sites with our conservation principals and woodland management approach and ensuring compliance with Health & Safety obligations, in accordance with the Woodland Trust’s policies and standard contracts.

Forest Works Manager, South West England Region - Landmarc Support Services Limited

Logo: Landmarc Support Services Limited

Working as part of the South West Region Project Management Office (PMO), you will be responsible for managing contracts for timber harvesting, woodland site restoration, preparation and restocking, the establishment of new plantations, tree safety works and ash dieback operations. In addition, you will be taking on a number of projects to conserve and enhance the natural and historic environment of the Defence Training Estate.

Salary: In the range of £32,000 to £42,000 pa negotiable depending on experience and qualifications and what value you can bring to the SW PMO.

Peatlands Officer - Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Grade 9 £ 32,234 - £34,728

Fixed Term Contract - 1 Year

37 hours per week

In line with the National Peatlands Action Programme and BBNP Peatlands Restoration Strategy, develop, commission and implement peatland restoration, survey, and monitoring projects within the BBNP, including work programmes, funding applications, budgets, and natural capital / public benefits payments schemes, liaising with other key officers and with key stakeholder organisations, landowners, and managers.

Manager - J W Bainbridge Contractors Ltd

Location: Near Barnard Castle, County Durham

Salary: £28-£30,000 per annum (depending on experience)

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Required for a small family business specialising in moorland management and peatland restoration works in the North Pennines. This diverse role includes tendering, managing contracts, HR and H&S, invoicing, machinery maintenance scheduling and on site GPS data capture.

Assistant Countryside Ranger - Denbighshire County Council

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Project Officer (Groundwork Hertfordshire) - Groundwork East

Logo: Groundwork East

Salary: £22,591 to £24,998 depending on experience plus attractive benefits
Term: Full time (37 hours a week)
Contract length: 1 year fixed term contract with potential for extension
Location: based in Mill Green, Hatfield with occasional travel across the East of England

We are recruiting for a project officer role in Hertfordshire to deliver a wide range of community and education projects across the county. The role will be delivering a variety of projects around family learning, community engagement, horticultural and gardening projects. These projects will support participants to improve their health, well-being and skills.

Ecologist (Lancashire/Flexible) - Bowland Ecology Ltd

Logo: Bowland Ecology

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience.

Bowland Ecology is seeking to employ a self-motivated and enthusiastic ecologist. The company is a well-established ecological consultancy that strives to work flexibly to deliver wildlife benefits through a wide range of projects, meet client requirements and encourage staff development. The company seeks to provide a supportive environment to ensure that work life balance is maintained despite seasonal pressures. The position is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving ecological practice with a varied and interesting project portfolio.

Policy Officer – Marine - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Flexible, with travel to London and Bedfordshire
Salary: £27,574.00 - £30,590.00

How the UK manage our seas in the coming decades will play a central role in determining whether we can halt declines in nature and combat climate change. Significant offshore wind deployment forms a major part of how the UK will achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, and yet presents significant risks for seabirds if done badly. How we manage fisheries in all four nations of the UK is changing, and momentum is building for a more effective and comprehensive network of marine protected areas. This role will allow the successful candidate to work across all these issues and more, working within a small team of four working on marine policy within a larger team working on land use, climate and marine policy priorities.

Landscape Architect - Newport City Council

Logo: Newport City Council

Grade: 9, SCP 31 – 35, £34,728 - £38,890 per annum

The exciting challenges of this role include undertaking the duties of a Landscape Architect within the Countryside and Conservation Section of City Services in respect of statutory and non-statutory requirements relating to countryside, green space infrastructure design, projects, and nature conservation matters within the City of Newport. This includes making a major contribution to the implementation and provision of landscape architecture and landscape design for the Authority including development, design and implementation of landscape schemes contributing to the improvement and enhancement of the Green Infrastructure within the rural and urban areas of the city.

Estate Worker Horiculturalist and Production Gardener - Camphill Blair Drummond

Logo: Camphill Blair Drummond

Salary: £22,953

Hours: 37.5 hours per week over 5 days.

Living, working and growing together. Experienced and enthusiastic Estate Worker Horticulturalist and Production Gardener required for a residential community in rural Stirling. Situated in over 5 acres of beautiful grounds surrounded by Stirlingshire countryside, Camphill Blair Drummond is a thriving residential and day service community for adults with complex learning needs. We are a unique community where everyone contributes to the care of our estate and outdoor areas allowing those we support to realise their potential.

Area Ranger (Central) - Maternity Cover - Lake District National Park Authority

Logo: Lake District National Park Authority

Initially homeworking, with occasional time required in the National Park and Kendal HQ

Fixed term contract to cover maternity leave

What you'll be doing: Co-ordinating visitor management work; Leading the delivery of a busy practical work programme; Acting as the main point of contact for (farmers, residents, visitors and businesses); Delivering and managing a diverse range of projects; Supporting and developing our work with volunteers and apprentices.

Forestry and Conservation Worker / Forest Nursery Supervisor - Westacre Estate

Duties include tractor operations across all departments. Forest management duties such as plantation weeding, respacing and cleaning, pruning, fence line inspections and repairs. Supervising and hands-on work within the nursery. Assisting with timber parcel preparation and occasional chainsaw operations. Additionally, the forestry department also has responsibility for the Wilding project and there will be an element of work based around these requirements.

Arboricultural Consultant - James Blake Associates

Logo: James Blake Associates

Calling all talented Arboriculturists!!

We are a well-established (32 years), award winning, multi-disciplinary practice with professionals in Arboriculture, Ecology, Landscape Architecture and Landscape Planning. We are based in Suffolk – Bury St Edmunds, and proud of the culture, values, team spirit and vision we share - ‘together, making a difference, creating better, greener places and brighter futures.’

Countryside Ranger - Leeds City Council

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Leeds City Council

Salary B3 - £20,092 to £21,748

Hours 37 per week / Contract Type Permanent

Duties will include: undertaking practical countryside management tasks; working with volunteers; working on and promoting community involvement activities and supporting Friends of Groups; interpretation and promotional duties such as guided walks, and educational activities.

Countryside Ranger - Leeds City Council

Logo: Leeds City Council

Salary B3 £20,092 to £21,748 (pro rata)

Hours 37 per week / Contract Type Temporary (until 26 August 2022)

A Countryside Ranger is required within the Outreach section of the Parks and Countryside service to cover Maternity leave; the role provides community engagement support in Leeds open spaces.

Woodland Creation Forester – West Calder - Forestry and Land Scotland

Logo: Forestry and Land Scotland

£28,678 - £30,762 plus benefits

Do you have a passion for working in the outdoors? Do you want to join a dedicated, diverse team of staff managing forests in Scotland? If so, Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) are looking for ambitious and motivated individuals who are looking for a rewarding and challenging career working in a natural environment.

Principal Research Officer – Climate Change Adaptation - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre / Flexible

37.5 Hours per week (flexible working, and a 30hr week considered)

24 month fixed-term contract

£30,055 per annum

Fantastic opportunity to secure the future of amazing wetland reserves across the UK. We are seeking a hardworking, experienced and enthusiastic individual to develop and guide our approach to climate change impacts on our nature reserves.

Countryside Ranger - The Greensand Trust

Logo: The Greensand Trust

Salary: £18,533 – £20,500 per annum depending on experience.

Contract Period. Fixed Permanent Contract.

An exciting opportunity to join The Greensand Trust Ranger Service, working across a wide range of high quality countryside sites across Central Bedfordshire. You will ensure these sites are managed effectively, to conserve, protect and enhance their natural environment value and heritage features, together with opportunities for sympathetic public access and engagement.

Manager - Community of Arran Seabed Trust

Logo: COAST

Do you have the ability to manage one of Scotland’s foremost community-led and award-winning marine conservation groups?

Leading our dedicated team on the Isle of Arran you will have excellent strategic and people skills, a demonstrated commitment to conservation and the ability to realise the full potential of COAST’s unique Discovery Centre.

Woodland Creation Officer - North York Moors National Park Authority

Logo: North York Moors National Park Authority

£27,041 - £30,451 per annum with potential progression to £33,700

Permanent position

Based in Helmsley office with some home working and substantial travel around the Park (pool cars available for use)

As the Woodland Creation Officer, you will be tasked with developing new native woodland across the North York Moors as part of the Woodsmith Mine’s Section 106 agreement. Your target will be 73 hectares of woodland each year.

Conservation Land Manager - Plantlife

Logo: Plantlife

This is a new full-time post (35 hours per week). We are open to considering job shares from candidates who are particularly strong in only some parts of this role.

We are looking for an experienced Conservation Land Manager who is driven by seeing positive change on the ground and who wants to make a significant difference to the impact which our nature reserves and land management projects can make. You’ll have wide ranging experience in all aspects of the management of habitats and reserves – together with a collaborative and forward thinking approach and be excited at the prospect of coupling your experience with Plantlife’s drive and ambition.

Ecologist - Suffolk County Council

Logo: Suffolk County Council

Permanent

£25,991 pa

37 Hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Suffolk County Council (SCC) Natural and Historic Environment Team as an Ecologist, working from Endeavour House, Ipswich but requiring travel to locations all over the County. We are seeking a motivated and enthusiastic Ecologist with practical experience, including Phase I Habitat Surveys, to work in supporting the many functions of Suffolk County Council.

Visitor Experience Assistant - RSPB

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Location: Mersehead, Dumfriesshire
Salary: £17,960 - £19,925, pro rata
Duration: 6 months, 37.5 hours per week

An exciting opportunity to deliver an amazing visitor experience at RSPB Mersehead Visitor Centre in Southwick, Dumfriesshire. You will be working as part of a small visitor experience team, responsible for welcoming visitors to our site and growing support for the RSPB’s work. You will help staff our visitor centre, engaging with visitors and inspiring them both to make the most of their visit and to support the RSPB’s work

Outdoor Learning Officer - Under The Trees Ltd

Rate of pay: £10p/h
Location: Our office in Larbert, Falkirk, and Stirling work out with these areas from time to time. Outdoors!
Work Pattern: Days, weekends, and occasional evenings will be required. Your work diary will be given in advance
We are looking for someone to join our team as an Outdoor Learning Officer. The role is 16 hours from June-December with a possible extension past here. The role involves working with schools, other settings, and the public to deliver a series of environmental education/free play sessions outdoors.

Biodiversity Net Gain Development Lead - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £35,000 per annum

Contract: Fixed term - 2 years, 35 hours per week

Based: The Lodge, Littlemore, Oxford (flexibility available)

Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is expected to become mandatory as a condition of planning permission through the new Environment Bill, requiring development to leave biodiversity in a better state than before. This is a new area of work for BBOWT, and will make a significant contribution to BBOWT’s new strategic goal to ‘Put Nature into Recovery’, and our national investment readiness work with other Wildlife Trusts and Finance Earth, to develop a scalable Wildlife Trusts Habitat Banking Model to deliver Biodiversity Net Gain across England. We are looking for a passionate and self-motivated person to join our Conservation Strategy Directorate to lead the development of pilot sites to deliver BNG for BBOWT, which aim to secure more sustained investments in strategic habitat restoration across Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

Tree Officer - Fixed Term - New Forest District Council

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Base: Claymeadow Depot, Totton

Tenure: Fixed Term

Basis: Either Part time - 18 hours per week (2.5 days or flexi) for 12 months OR 37 hours per week for 6 months

Salary: £24,230 - £33,024 per annum - career grade Band 5/6 (pro rata)

You will be responsible for the assessment and management of the Councils tree stock. You will complete in-depth and detailed assessments, inspections, and investigations to identify appropriate assets and the risk they pose, collecting data on tree condition, informing management decisions. You will liaise with tenants, members of the public, council staff and local parish councils via email, phone or site visit regarding tree concerns.

Farming Engagement Officer - Chilterns Conservation Board

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Location: Based at CCB Offices, Chinnor (Covid dependent) with flexibility for home working.

Salary: £32,000 - £34,000 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week – fixed term contract to 31 March 2024. We are happy to consider part-time or job share proposals

We are looking for a new member of our team to lead the delivery of the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme (‘the programme’) for the Chilterns Conservation Board and provide support to the Local Assessment Panel. This is a varied role working with farmers and land managers across the AONB to encourage and support high quality applications that deliver against programme outcomes. You will provide advice and guidance to applicants and promote farmer led approaches including support for farmer clusters. You will work closely with the Local Assessment Panel and oversee the admin support for the programme.

Estates Manager - Ferne Animal Sanctuary

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£27,000

40 hours per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a self-motivated individual to take on responsibility for managing the land and buildings owned and operated by Ferne Animal Sanctuary.

Countryside Ranger - Suffolk Coastal Norse

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Competitive salary up to £24,000

This is a 37 hours per week full time position, working Monday - Friday. A work vehicle will be provided as a part of your contract.

Suffolk Coastal Norse are currently looking for a Countryside Ranger to join the team. We have multiple depots, that our successful candidate will be based. The first being our Ufford Park offices in Yarmouth Road, the second being our Rotterdam Road depot in Lowestoft. As a Countryside Ranger you will be responsible for the practical management of Council owned countryside sites, open spaces as well as Woods Meadow Country Park. You will be engaging with members of the community, as well as volunteer groups to better their understanding of the local environment and support community initiatives.

Senior Policy Officer - RSPB

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Location: SHQ, Edinburgh
Salary: £32,400.00 - £35,944.00 Per Annum
Duration: 2 years

This is an outstanding opportunity to ensure that Scotland’s upland landscapes are managed in positive ways to help address the nature and climate crises, implementing RSPB Council policies. Working with other specialist policy colleagues you will lead on our work to develop our upland vision for Scotland including sustainable gamebird shooting; deer management; and farming and forestry. You will support our work to ensure effective licensing of grouse shooting and to influence and ensure implementation of relevant commitments on this subject made by Scottish Government.

Access Ranger - Arran Access Trust

This is a fixed term contract to end October 2021.

This varied role will directly help with the management of people and the pressures on our path network, our green spaces, and our coastline. The ranger will conduct practical maintenance tasks all over the island. They may also assist volunteer maintenance groups and lead guided walks. An e-bike will be available to conduct parts of this job where practical (other transport is also available).

Countryside Engagement Officer - National Trust

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Location: High Peak Estate, near Hope Valley, Derbyshire

Hour: 37.5 hrs pw

Duration: permanent

Salary: £24,075 pa

With the Peak District’s inspiring natural landscape and cultural heritage, there’s everything here to fire your imagination. Your role work will help to celebrate promote the special qualities of these beautiful places and the conservation work that goes on to keep it special. You will work with the Countryside Manager for the High Peak to ensure that the visitor experience is in tune with our landscape and our environment. You will communicate the important work that we do and champion our cause. You’ll deliver outstanding interpretation, be involved in developing projects and engagement programmes – all developed with visitors and local communities in mind.

Development Officer - The Royal Forestry Society

Part-time, 28 hours a week; £17,600 (equivalent to £22,000 FTE)

Banbury, Oxfordshire or home based.

This flexible, part-time Development Officer post has been created to grow income for our charitable education work. We are looking for a confident communicator with an eye for detail. We need someone who can write compelling fundraising letters and engage our supporters by keeping them up to date with our charitable work. If this sounds like you, come and join our friendly team and play your part to help protect trees and woodlands in the UK.

Countryside Operative - LandForest Ltd

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LandForest Environmental Contracting Ltd is a specialist environmental contracting company based in Devon, we have many years of experience dedicated to nature conservation and habitat creation, restoration and management, particularly on environmentally sensitive and challenging sites. We are a forward thinking company who have full time and subcontract staff, we invest in our team development and look for our staff to grow with our growing workload.

Tree Inspection Specialist - Wokingham Borough Council

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Permanent

We are looking to recruit two passionate Tree Inspection Officers to work in the Clienting Team to manage council owned trees within the “Tree Inspection Framework”. Working in partnership with the selected Tree Surgeons. The chosen applicant will have the opportunity to help us manage and maintain the estimated 100,000 trees across the borough.

Area Ranger - National Trust

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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.

Black Down in West Sussex is a landscape of wavy hair grass, purple heather and pine trees, where visitors can still get a true sense of 'wild'. The views have inspired many for years and none so renowned as Tennyson himself: ‘You came and looked and loved the view, long known and loved by me, Green Sussex fading into blue with one grey glimpse of sea.’

Assistant Head Gardener - National Trust

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We're looking for an Assistant Head Gardener who can inspire confidence in the team, adapt quickly to new ways of working and apply their technical knowledge to a range of different tasks and lead on small projects. If you're up to the challenge, then we want to hear from you!

As a key member of the gardens team your role will involve running the day to day operations of the gardens in collaboration with the garden and countryside manager, working with staff and volunteers to help develop the gardens and the garden team.

Assistant Gardener - National Trust

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An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the garden teams at both Emmetts and Chartwell. The garden teams work within the Chartwell portfolio outdoor team which cares for Emmetts Garden, Chartwell, West Kent Countryside and Quebec House. Whilst you will be based at Emmetts and Chartwell from time to time there will be great opportunities to work on shared workdays within the Garden and Countryside team across the portfolio. It is anticipated that this role will work 3 days a week at Emmetts garden and 2 days a week at Chartwell.

Communities and Wildlife Officer - Sussex Wildlife Trust

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Location: Rye Harbour Discovery Centre with some travel to locations across Sussex

Salary: £25,676.61

Contract Type: Fixed Term until July 2024 / Hours: 17.5 Hours Per Week.

Sussex Wildlife Trust is seeking a Communities and Wildlife Officer to work with the Rye Harbour Discovery Centre Team. This role will support the delivery of the Discover Rye Harbour National Lottery Heritage Fund project, designing and delivering engaging activities to a wide variety of community and youth groups, and assist with delivery of a programme of hands-on and fun Key Stage 1-4 sessions for local schools, alongside the project team and volunteers.

Ecologist - FOA Ecology Ltd

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.

Woodland Officer - Scottish Forestry

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Salary: £28,678 - £30,762

Contract type: Permanent

Working pattern: Flexible working, Full-time, Part-time

Number of posts: 5

Location: Dingwall, Dumfries, Hamilton, Huntly, Perth or Selkirk

Here in Scottish Forestry (SF) we are looking for new members to join our forestry team. Would you like to work in forestry? Want to work in one of our fantastic locations across Scotland? If yes, why not think about joining one of Scottish Forestry’s Conservancy teams?

Planning / Senior Ecologist - Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

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Brecon, Powys

Salary of £32,910 - £38,890 per annum depending on specialism and experience

Brecon Beacons National Park Authority protects the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of Brecon Beacons National Park. We are currently looking for a number of Planning / Senior Ecologists to join us working across various functions within our organisation. Help to protect an amazing landscape so it can be enjoyed for generations to come

Ranger - National Trust

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Permanent - 37.5 hours a week

£19,928 pa - Crom Estate, Upper Lough Erne, Newtownbutler, Co. Fermanagh, BT92 8AP

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.

Catchment Advisors - GIS & Hydrogeology - United Utilities

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£35,699.00 per annum + bonus + great benefits + pension scheme + private healthcare scheme

Location: Chester, UK

We are United Utilities, the North West’s Water and Wastewater Company. It’s our job to bring 3.2 million households and thousands of businesses an incredible 2,000 million litres of clean, clear water each day. We take it all away too, treating it so it’s safe to go back into the rivers. Alongside owning and operating the water and wastewater network in North West England, United Utilities is one of the largest landowners in the region with a 57,000 ha rural estate of prime catchment land.

Seasonal Rangers x 2 - Moray Council

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Temporary to October 2021

Starting Salary: £21,721

37 hours per week

To assist in the management and maintenance of the Speyside Way, Moray Coast Trail and linking Core Paths and other identified separate likely hotspots in Moray i.e. Millbuies Country Park, The Wards Nature Site (Elgin), Califer Hill Viewpoint, Ben Rinnes and Loch Oire. The duties carried out will focus on the sections of the 2 strategic routes and the other identified separate hotspots under greatest pressure from increased visits resulting from relaxation of Covid 19 restrictions during 2021.

Idle Catchment Agricultural Advisor - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary up to £28,366pa (dependent on experience) plus pension and other benefits.

Based in Retford and from Home.

Full time, fixed term until March 2025

Can you help us make Nottinghamshire’s water better for wildlife? Severn Trent Water and the Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust are working in the River Idle Catchment to tackle pollution in watercourses.

Gardener - London Borough of Hounslow

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Salary: 34,884 - £37,722 pro rata per annum Grade: PO2

Hours per Week: 21.6 hours per week

Nature of Employment: Fixed-term Contract – 10 months from start date.

Would you like to be a part of The London Borough of Hounslow, whose diverse workforce are committed to making a positive difference for our residents and visitors by ensuring the quality of our services are maintained to a high standard?

Farming Engagement Officer - Mendip Hills AONB

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£22,183 to £25,481 per annum

Full Time

Fixed Term

Cheddar

We have an opportunity for a Farming Engagement Officer on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2024.

The Mendip Hills AONB Unit aims to conserve and enhance the nationally designated landscape of the Mendip Hills. To do this the Unit runs a series of projects, initiatives and working groups to monitor, raise awareness, coordinate and access resources.

Parks & Open Spaces Officer - Wokingham Borough Council

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The role is on a 1-year fixed term contract with a view to extend.

We are looking to recruit a passionate Play and Parks Officer to lead on the management of our parks and open spaces. Working in partnership with the grounds maintenance contract team and our contractors you will help to ensure access to quality public open spaces and play facilities across the borough. The chosen applicant will have the opportunity to help shape our public open spaces and the services we offer.

Community Development Officer - Dudley Council

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Salary: £8,873.20 to £9,796.80

Hours: Part time 14.8

Contract: Fixed Term for 3 years

Location: Dudley

Dudley Council seeks to appoint a Community Development Officer to deliver the Activity Plan for the Stevens Park Quarry Bank Restoration Project. In this rewarding and fulfilling opportunity you will deliver a range of activities and events from the park to make the area more attractive and vibrant.

Estate Worker - Brantwood

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£19,760 to £20,800 per annum, depending on experience

40hrs per week. Permanent full-time post

An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Estate Worker to join the small team on the historic estate at Brantwood, Coniston. This role would suit a well-rounded Estate Worker with at least 2-years’ experience in publicly accessible historic gardens and estates. Brantwood is a museum surrounded by a stunning 250 acre estate comprising of shoreline, ornamental gardens with specialist horticultural areas, woodland gardens, farmland, semi-natural ancient woodland, heath and fell with documented nationally rare species.

Sustainable Landscapes Officer - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Cymru - HQ

Salary: £25,280.00 - £28,045.00 Per Annum

Duration: 6 months

Can you inspire and bring together others to develop, shape and advocate sustainable farming systems and ecosystem services for Wales’ countryside that will deliver for nature and people? Do you want to help sustain the Gwent Levels' historic landscape working with a highly skilled, motivated and enthusiastic team?

Reserves Manager - East Central Scotland (Fife, Falkirk & Clackmannanshire) - Scottish Wildlife Trust

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Full-time, fixed-term

Salary: £26, 842 per annum

Location: A combination of home working, Leith Edinburgh and Jupiter Grangemouth (the successful candidate with be expected to be living close to one or other of these two locations)

We have a rare opportunity to recruit a new Reserves Manager to lead on the conservation management of nineteen wildlife reserves in the counties of Fife, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire, including managing three staff and the Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre.

Inclusive Cycling Ride Leader - New Forest National Park Authority

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New Forest, Hampshire

£23,693 - £27,233 per annum

Two-year fixed term contract

Full-time and part-time options are available

PEDALL New Forest Inclusive Cycling is a health and wellbeing charity that helps everyone no matter what their need, to get out and cycle in the New Forest National Park amongst nature. We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced individual to deliver engaging cycling sessions for people with additional needs against the stunning backdrop of the New Forest National Park.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Project Assistant - Harrogate Borough Council

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Grade: E Salary: £22,183 to £24,491 (pro rata)

Fixed term contract to 31 March 2024 / Hours: 22 per week

This Position can be offered as a job share

Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is looking for an ambitious individual to help support delivery of the new Farming in Protected Landscapes grant programme across Nidderdale AONB. Created by Defra, and managed by AONB and National Park teams, the Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme will help farmers, land managers and others to deliver work on the farmed landscape under the themes of climate, nature, people and place.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Administrator - Harrogate Borough Council

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Grade: B Salary: £18,198 to £18,933 (pro rata)
Fixed term contract to 31 March 2024 / Hours: 22 per week

Our values guide everything we do, and everything we do has an impact on the people who live here. Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is looking for an experienced part-time Administrator to join the AONB team to support delivery of the Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme. Created by Defra, and managed by AONB and National Park teams across the country, FiPL will help farmers, land managers and others to deliver work on the farmed landscape under the themes of climate, nature, people and place.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer - Harrogate Borough Council

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Grade: H Salary: £30,451 to £32,234 per annum
Fixed term contract to 31 March 2024 / Hours: 37 per week

Looking for a new start? Come and work at Harrogate Borough Council. Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is looking for a talented and committed individual to take on the role of Farming in Protected Landscapes Officer to deliver a major new land management grant programme.

Created by Defra, and managed by AONB and National Park teams, the Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme will help farmers, land managers and others to deliver work on the farmed landscape under the themes of climate, nature, people and place.

Harvesting & Marketing, Forest Management & Stewardship Supervisors – Glenbranter - Forestry and Land Scotland

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Do you have a passion for working in the outdoors? Do you want to join a dedicated, diverse team of staff managing forests in Scotland? If so, Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) are looking for two ambitious and motivated individuals who are looking for a rewarding and challenging career working in a natural environment.

The Central Region of Forest and Land Management Scotland covers a wide geographical area from Tydrum in the north to Whitelee in the south. All FLS forests in the Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park are contained within the Regional boundary. This position will be based in the Forestry and Land Scotland office, Glenbranter.

Team Leaders, Fencers, General Workers & Chainsaw Operators - Knighton Countryside Management Ltd

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Immediate Start

Knighton Countryside Management Ltd is based at Piddlehinton & undertakes a range of ecological & environmental contracting. We have opportunities for self motivated and suitably qualified Team Leaders, Fencers, Chainsaw Operators AND General Site Operatives for fencing, vegetation clearance, & ecological contracting, to work on jobs in Dorset and across southern England/Wales.

Centre & Reserve Manager - Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

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WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Dumfries & Galloway

37.5 Hours per week

£42,798 per annum

This is an inspiring career opportunity for someone looking to combine their extensive reserve management background with operations management experience in a broad leadership role to deliver a positive future for this amazing site, the staff and volunteers that work there and all of its visitors and supporters.

Experienced Gardener - Tregothnan

We are looking for an experienced and talented gardener to join our garden team at Tregothnan. The candidate must be experienced in working within Cornish Gardens and preferably within a private setting. Tickets for use of chainsaw, brush cutting and spraying are advantageous.

The role will be part of a team providing all year care to a leading private garden that houses species that are globally rare.

Trainee Archaeologist - MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology)

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Based Northampton

£19,000 per annum, pro rata (rising to £20,000 after mid-point assessment)

Duration: 6 months, with the possibility of extension

Following the huge success of the introduction of our Trainee Archaeologist programme, we are thrilled to be offering a further five places in our Northampton office with a start date of Wednesday 14th July 2021. We’ve got a really exciting programme of work so we are looking for trainees to join us and develop on-the-job skills and knowledge with dedicated trainers. If you’re interested in history, archaeology or construction and want to advance your career prospects by learning practical skills whilst gaining valuable work experience, then we want to hear from you.

Support Adviser - Natural England

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£18,757

Flexible working available

Various locations

As a Support Adviser, you could find yourself focussing on customer enquiries, business management or casework. Right now we’re recruiting to a wide range of roles across England. You can specify your preferred location as part of your application, and if you’re successful we’ll do our best to allocate you to the area of work that most suits you. Current roles include: helping farmers reduce pollution and increase biodiversity; advising on protecting habitats from development or industry; providing licensing advice to protect vulnerable species; acting as first point of contact to answer queries from the public and our partners.

Marine Adviser - Natural England

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£22,168

Flexible working available

Various locations

As a Marine Adviser, you will work with colleagues to drive the conservation and recovery of the marine environment. You’ll do this through the provision of advice, monitoring and casework. Your Team Leader will support you to build expertise in priority areas of our marine-focused work. This can include: helping to produce formal conservation advice packages for our Marine Protected Area (MPA) network, carrying out MPA condition assessments and marine monitoring work, and delivering casework. The team will rely on your administrative and processing support, and will value your contribution to gathering and analysing data for habitat reviews.

Senior Adviser - Strategic Plans for Places - Natural England

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£32,438

Flexible working available

Various locations

As Senior Adviser - Strategic Plans for Places, you’ll play a vital part in shaping strong partnerships with local authorities and other plan-makers, so we can help embed nature into all kinds of place-based plans. You will take a lead on working with our partners to progress the sustainable development and recovery of nature in England. Right now we’re recruiting to a range of roles which focus on different key areas - from local nature recovery strategy, to green infrastructure; from biodiversity net gain, to strategic solutions for protected sites. All roles offer you the opportunity to bring people and nature together in an inclusive and collaborative way.

Marine Lead Adviser - Natural England

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£26,224

Flexible working available

Various locations

As a Marine Lead Adviser, you will take a leading role on the conservation and recovery of the marine environment. You’ll do this by providing advice, carrying out monitoring, and working collaboratively with a range of partners. You may take responsibility for ensuring major marine projects benefit from quality-assured and robust advice on issues including conservation and fisheries management. Marine casework can involve supporting offshore wind and sustainable development. Whatever your focus, it’s a diverse role in which you’ll always be making a difference.

Sustainable Development Lead Adviser - Natural England

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£26,224

Flexible working available

Various locations

As Sustainable Development Lead Adviser, you will work with stakeholders and regulators to advise on local plans and projects. Our partners will rely on you to help them reach solutions which deliver sustainable growth and great outcomes for the environment. This varied role will see you advising on the development of environmental policy and best practice - from green infrastructure, to water and air quality. You’ll provide statutory advice to planning authorities and developers, and help them find innovative solutions to avoid environmental impact and maximise benefits to nature. With your help, developers can produce more sustainable planning proposals.

Adviser - Natural England

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£22,168

Flexible working available

Various locations

As an Adviser, you could find yourself focussing on customer enquiries, business management or casework. Right now we’re recruiting to a wide range of roles across England. You can specify your preferred location as part of your application, and if you’re successful we’ll do our best to allocate you to the area of work that most suits you. Current roles include: helping farmers reduce pollution and increase biodiversity; advising on protecting habitats from development or industry; providing licensing advice to protect vulnerable species; working with partners to improve the quality of the marine environment; acting as first point of contact to answer queries from the public and our partners; gathering and analysing business intelligence to support decisions.

Senior Adviser - Natural England

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£32,438

Flexible working available

Various locations

As a Senior Adviser, you’ll take a leading role in England’s sustainable development and nature recovery. It’s an exciting chance to work with partners to make sure nature gets the best deal possible. This will see you lead important reform and business improvement of planning and licensing work. For example, we might look to you to deliver biodiversity net gain or work with Nature Recovery Partnerships. Crucially, you’ll enjoy scope to develop ambitious partnership plans for places with nature at their heart: bringing people and nature together.

Marine Senior Adviser - Natural England

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£32,438

Flexible working available

Various locations

We’re currently recruiting to two versions of this key role. If successful you’ll be assigned to the best fit: Marine Senior Adviser - Strategic or Area Team Marine Senior Adviser - Offshore Wind. The Strategic role works on projects to maximise recovery and resilience within the marine environment. You could find yourself evaluating scope to improve (non-fisheries) Good Environmental Status indicators, leading projects around environmental net gain (marine/intertidal) and driving forward work around marine climate change - from Blue Carbon to Net Zero. Alternatively, the Offshore Wind role leads on complex fisheries work including high profile casework, project management and the provision of advice on issues enlacing conservation, SSSI monitoring and MCZ condition assessments.

Graduate Ecologist - E3 Ecology Ltd

We are seeking an additional graduate ecologist in a seasonal role. The applicant must be in a position to start quickly (June start ideal), with the contract to run initially through to September. Although this will be a largely office based role, it will provide excellent experience in key areas of ecological consultancy. Work will include drafting reports, mapping and general organisation/administration duties, but there is also potential to help out on bat surveys.

Farming in Protected Landscapes Administrator - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

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Salary of £23,080 to £29,578 per annum

We’re currently looking for a Farming in Protected Landscapes Administrator to join our Farm Conservation Team, on a temporary term basis until March 2024. The role is full-time, based at our Grassington office.

The role will be integral to the successful delivery of the new DEFRA funded programme within the Yorkshire Dales National Park and will include: Financial management of multiple funded projects as part of the Farming in Protected Landscapes programme; Leading the administration of the programme, including developing relevant protocols to enable monitoring of projects and provide a technical support role for the programme, including arranging meetings, events and workshops.

Ecology Officer - Newport City Council

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Grade: 9, SCP 31 – 35, £34,728 - £38,890 per annum

The exciting challenges of this role include undertaking the duties of an Ecology Officer within the Countryside and Conservation Section of City Services in respect of statutory and non-statutory requirements relating to countryside, biodiversity and nature conservation matters within the City of Newport. This includes making a major contribution to the implementation and provision of ecological advice and appropriate recommendations in the form of consultation responses, policies, strategies, supplementary planning guidance and assessments to all Council Service Areas, and particularly the Planning Services Division and SuDs Approval Board (SAB).

Senior Biodiversity & Planning Officer (Bucks) – Maternity Cover - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £26,000 per annum

Contract: Fixed term (6 months initially with possibility of extension)

Hours: Full-time (35 hours per week) although can be flexible for the right candidate

Based: Home working or College Lake, Bulbourne, Buckinghamshire

We are looking for a passionate and committed person to join our biodiversity and planning team for a period of maternity cover. The ideal candidate will be a strategic and detailed thinker who has a desire to help shape our landscape for the benefit of both people and wildlife.

Estate and Operations Manager - Cardross Estate

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An exciting opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join a family owned, and forward-thinking rural estate, located in a beautiful rural setting. Cardross is a beautiful nominated and award-winning estate in the heart of Scotland, set on the fringe of the Scottish Highlands, Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Home to the Orr Ewing family, Cardross has 4,500 acres of parkland, woodland and farmland - a unique and historic setting. Our full time Estate and Operations Manager would take on the day-to-day management and maintenance duties of a busy rural Estate working to Alastair Orr Ewing who has taken over the running of Cardross.

LIFE in the Ravines – Woodland Restoration Manager - Natural England

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Salary £26,224 pa
Location: Bakewell
Hours per week: Full-time - 37 hours per week
Fixed term appointment: Fixed term appointment until 30th November 2025

Natural England are seeking a highly motivated, professional individual, with a real passion for nature conservation woodland management, to help form and manage a team to deliver a 5-year conservation project, entitled LIFE in the Ravines. Working across nearly 900 hectares of internationally important woodland sites within the Peak District, the Woodland Restoration Manager role will report to the overall Project Manager whilst working alongside other project staff, including the Derbyshire Dales National Nature Reserve (NNR) team. In the delivery of practical manual woodland conservation work the Woodland Restoration Manager role will line manage a Woodland Restoration Supervisor, two full-time Woodland Workers, in addition to a pool of winter seasonal Woodland Workers. They will also manage and oversee contractors, either working alongside the project team or undertaking independent operations within the project.

Woodland Creation Forester - Forestry England

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We are looking for an accomplished forestry professional with sound knowledge and experience of woodland creation to join our National Woodland Creation Team. You will focus on the rapid delivery of new woodland creation sites across England. You will be responsible for developing high quality plans and coordinating operational delivery of our new woodland creation sites, ensuring all Environmental Impact Assessment and planning requirements are met. This will demand focus on specific outputs whilst generating strong buy-in from partners and communities. You will work closely with Forest District teams to support delivery of these plans and provide expert advice and guidance. You will be able to make your mark by shaping plans for our future woodlands, ensuring they are diverse and resilient to climate change.

Estate Worker - Isle of Wight - Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

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Contract Length: Permanent

The Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is a grassroots movement working for nature’ recovery and to bring people closer to nature. We are seeking an Estate Worker to join our cause. You will be assisting in ensuring the effective and coordinated delivery of practical conservation on our nature reserves on the Isle of Wight, overseeing the IOW reserves volunteers, managing on-the-ground works and recruiting new volunteers to the team and assisting with the administration of reserves work and the monitoring of budgets according to Trust procedures.

Learning Communications & Administration Officer (Maternity Cover) - Avon Wildlife Trust

Part-Time: 30 hours per week, Monday-Thursday

Salary band: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum, pro rata

Location: Bristol

Start date: July or August 2021

Avon Wildlife Trust runs programmes supporting people of all ages to connect with nature, learn new skills and take action for wildlife. We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative, well organised person to support our learning programmes. This varied role includes creating diverse, compelling marketing & communication content, managing bookings, maintaining accurate records and providing a friendly and professional service to schools, supporters and the general public.

Community and Engagement Officer - Northumberland Wildlife Trust

The role is for 35 hours per week and the contract is until September 2022. The salary starts at £22,500 per annum.

We are looking to appoint a confident, innovative and enthusiastic person to join our team, as a Community and Engagement Officer. The purpose of the post is Enabling Revitalising Redesdale Landscape Partnership to meet it’s key aim: to engage a wider range of people in heritage activity.

BioLinks Project Officer - Field Studies Council

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Salary Up to £26,300 per annum

Location: West Midlands or London (base negotiable, home working available)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Duration - Fixed Term until 31 December 2022.

The FSC is looking for two Project Officers to join our FSC BioLinks project team. One of these posts will be based in the West Midlands (specific base negotiable) and the second can be based in either the West Midlands or London (specific base negotiable). These posts will involve coordinating our place-based volunteer training programme and delivering a range of recording project activities across either the West Midlands or London and the surrounding area.

Site Supervisor - Visitor Experience Team - Hafren Dyfrdwy / Severn Trent Water

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Salary of up to £33,000.00

Are you interested in a hands on position where you will have the opportunity to work in beautiful surroundings 24/7?

Our Site Supervisor for Wales is accountable for the day-to-day operations primarily at Lake Vyrnwy and Llyn Clywedog for Hafren Dyfrdwy (HD), developing the visitor offering and delivering visitor growth.In line with HD’s strategic aims and the Visitor Experience Team (VET) Business Plan the main objectives include delivering high quality recreation, access, conservation and education.

Estates Operative - Bodmin town Council

Salary: Grade 2 (SCP 4 – 7) £ 18,933

Hours - 37

To act as multi-skilled Estates operative, undertaking all aspects in the day to day running of parks and open spaces. To carry out grass cutting, strimming, machinery operation, cemetery duties, hedge cutting, play area maintenance, tree work and general garden maintenance in the Council’s parks and open spaces. To undertake any reactive work that can occur during the daily operations of the parks and open spaces.

Assistant Partnership Officer - North West Kent Countryside Partnership

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Starting salary £19,723 pro rata

We are looking for an enthusiastic and flexible Assistant Partnership Officer with experience of working with communities and a keen interest in the environment and nature. The successful candidate will work alongside experienced Partnership Officers at the North West Kent Countryside Partnership to develop, coordinate and deliver a range of environmental community engagement projects, events and education across the boroughs of Bexley, Dartford, Gravesham and Sevenoaks.

Project Officer - Evenlode Catchment Partnership - Wild Oxfordshire

The position is based at Wild Oxfordshire’s beautiful rural offices.

Are you an ecologist or environmental professional with experience of practical nature conservation and a flair for innovative engagement with a wide range of audiences?

Would you like to work with the Evenlode Catchment Partnership in the exciting new pilot for the Thames Water Smarter Catchment Initiative? Are you inspired to engage with communities, provide practical support to deliver projects and communicate the work of the ECP throughout the catchment? 

Assistant Supervisor - Groundwork

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Salary £18,000 - £20,000

37 hours per week, 25 days annual leave

Natural Neighbourhoods is a targeted programme of support, run by community charity Groundwork, to help young and unemployed people in disadvantaged areas of the Midlands and the North that have been disproportionality effected by Covid-19, towards employment.

The programme will create jobs and develop a programme of environmental traineeships that will help improve and protect local parks and greenspaces that matter to local people.

Projects Officer - Land Management - Hertfordshire County Council

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Location: Hertford

Salary Range: £23,080 pa progressing to £30,451 pa dependent on skills & experience

Hours: 37 per week

Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a further three experienced individuals to join our growing land management advisory team. Applications demonstrating previous experience of working with farmers and landowners or delivery of agri-environment schemes would be especially welcomed.

Tractor Driver - Glendale

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East Herts

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader providing green services to private and public sector businesses.

We are seeking an experienced Tractor Driver to work on our East Herts contract. You will be working on a variety of sites across East Herts.

This is a Full time position and the candidate will be required to work 34 Winter hours/44 Summer hours a week and based at our depot in Buntingford.

Senior Planning Officer (Ecology) - Stoke on Trent City Council

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Contract Type: 18.5 hours Part Time, Permanent

£17,363 - £18,945

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced ecologist with strong communication skills who will work alongside our Development Management team and other specialists providing multi-disciplinary technical support to drive the delivery of growth for our great city.

Centre Assistant - RSPB

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Location: Rainham Marshes Nature Reserve

Salary: £17,960.00 - £19,925.00 Pro Rata

Duration: 6 months

We are looking for a part-time Centre Assistant for six months at our busy nature reserve. This unique role is a varied and exciting one. If you love talking to people and sharing your passion about nature, this may be the role for you.

We need someone to work as part of the visitor and retail team creating and delivering an exemplar customer experience, with the aim to maximise moral support, income and profit for the RSPB.

Landscape Project Officer - Quantock Hills AONB

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Salary: £22,183 to £25,481 pa

Full time

Fixed term contract until 31 March 2024

Bridgwater, Somerset

We are looking for an enthusiastic Project Officer to join the Quantock Hills AONB team to support the delivery of our landscape work through the Farming in Protected Landscapes (FiPL) programme and the Landscape & Visual Schemes.

Senior Project Manager (Landscape-scale Conservation) - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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Slimbridge (but happy to have a flexible approach to location for the right candidate)

37.5 hours a week

£37,408 per annum

You will be responsible for a small team and collaborate with a much larger team spread across the organisation responsible for developing and delivering against our Waterscape ambitions, starting with three focal Waterscapes – The Severn Estuary & Vale, Somerset Coast to Levels, and Ouse Washes. We want to develop and demonstrate a successful model in these places and then aim to expand the programme to the wetland landscapes around our other WWT sites.

You will be a key source of knowledge and understanding on wetland landscape conservation within the organisation, cooperating closely with site based teams as well as central Reserves Management and Evidence teams. You will also be the trusted face of WWT to many key stakeholders within these Waterscapes and work closely with our Communications, Policy and Advocacy teams to promote our work and push for wider change to help enable it.

Assistant Instructor - Enstruct Training Ltd

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Salary: £17,000 per annum, pro rata.

The post is offered initially as a full-time temporary position until the end of the academic year 2021/2022, with the likelihood of extending to a permanent position.

Enstruct Training Ltd has a vacancy for an Assistant Instructor to join our Environmental team and work with young people from schools and colleges in Leicestershire, most of whom have additional learning and behavioural needs. Our programmes provide an inclusive, alternative education which is more relevant and accessible to their needs.

Forest Manager, Senior Forest Manager, Assistant Forest Manager and General Recruitment - Scottish Woodlands Ltd

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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.

Park Manager - Essex County Council

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Up to £32,245 per annum (Full time equivalent)

Permanent, Part Time

Location: Brentwood

The Park Manager is responsible for all operational management responsibilities for Thorndon Country Park, contributing to the development of management plans, new revenue streams, using data to inform business decisions and translating these into day to day operations.

Warden - Pulborough Brooks and Amberley Wildbrooks - RSPB

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Location: Pulborough Brooks
Salary: £25,280.00 - £28,045.00 Per Annum
Duration: 24 months

Would you like to assist with the management of one of our flagship reserves? You will join a large team managing and developing our reserves alongside a busy visitor operation. Your role will be incredibly varied and you'll carry out a range of tasks including: delivering habitat management, species surveying and habitat monitoring, supervising contractors, engaging with stakeholders, maintenance tasks, assisting with the running of events and managing our fabulous volunteers and assistant wardens.

Project Officer - River Thame Conservation Trust

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2 years fixed term contract

Salary: £24,000 - £28,800 pa (more for exceptional candidates)

Location: Flexible Home and Office working in Headington, Oxford

Your primary responsibility will be to lead the Trust’s communication and public facing role managing the PR, social media, website and newsletter and you will be fully immersed in building constructive relationships with landowners, farmers, partner organisations and local communities to raise funds and deliver practical on the ground projects to improve the catchments for wildlife and people. You will be involved in our thriving volunteer programme, managing citizen science and other data gathering and analysis to monitor change in our river and to report to funders.

Forest Creation Officer x 2 - Forest of Marston Vale

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Location: Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire MK43 0PR

Contract: Fixed Term (31 March 2025) with potential to become permanent; Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £26,000-£30,000 per annum (plus benefits)

We’re looking for two enthusiastic, driven and confident Forest Creation Officers to secure increased levels of woodland creation and tree planting to boost the creation of the Forest of Marston Vale. They’ll work proactively with farmers and landowners to promote, secure and implement new woodland creation projects and schemes, and be instrumental in delivering our c.£8m Trees for Climate programme, supported by Defra, which seeks to create c.500 hectares of new woodland by 2025.

Forest Development Officer - Forest of Marston Vale

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Location: Forest Centre & Millennium Country Park, Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire MK43 0PR

Contract: Permanent, Full Time (37.5 hours per week)

Salary: £31,000-£35,000 per annum (plus benefits)

This role is based at the award-winning Forest Centre and Millennium Country Park in Bedfordshire, reporting to the Forest Director and responsible for the Forest Creation Officers, Forest volunteers, contractors, temporary staff and other volunteers as and when appropriate. The postholder will lead in managing the delivery of our c.£8m Trees for Climate Programme, supported by Defra, which seeks to create c.500 hectares of new woodland by 2025 and provide leadership, support and guidance to the Forest Creation Officers to facilitate their delivery of key objectives.

Ecologist - Bowland Ecology Ltd

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Scotland (Lanark/Flexible)

Job Type: Full-time, Permanent

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience.

Bowland Ecology is seeking to employ a self-motivated and enthusiastic ecologist. The company is a well-established ecological consultancy that strives to work flexibly to deliver wildlife benefits through a wide range of projects, meet client requirements and encourage staff development. The company seeks to provide a supportive environment to ensure that work life balance is maintained despite seasonal pressures.

RFS Forestry Roots - College and University Leaver Traineeships - Royal Forestry Society

College Leaver £17,000

Forestry Practitioner – North Wales

Trainee Forester – Cheshire

Assistant Forest Worker – Hampshire / Berkshire

University Leaver £18,500

Trainee Forestry Consultant – North of England

We’re looking for someone who is aged 18 - 30; has recently completed a level 2 or 3 course in Forestry, Arboriculture or Countryside Management and have secured some practical tickets; isn’t currently employed in Forestry; Has faced barriers to education or employment; has a full driving licence.

Business Support Officer - Chilterns Conservation Board

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Location: CCB offices, Chinnor (Covid-dependent)

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (12 months fixed term contract)

We are looking for a well-organised individual to support the smooth running of the Chilterns Conservation Board (CCB). This is a varied and dynamic role working across multiple work areas and projects, supporting the Chief Executive Officer, Chair and Senior Team to help the CCB scale up its work and achieve greater impact for the Chilterns AONB.

Pembrokeshire Mentor - Tir Coed

£19-21,000 pro rata; 16 hrs/week

The post-holder will join an enthusiastic and skilled team, working to connect people with land (Tir) and woods (Coed) by delivering learning and wellbeing programmes to some of the most disadvantaged in society.

The Pembrokeshire Mentor will work closely with beneficiaries of courses to build confidence, look at longer term plans, and provide individual support and advice on opportunities within environmental/land-based sectors

Events Coordinator - White Cliffs Countryside Partnership

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£20,352 minimum to £23,327 maximum per annum pro rata

Permanent – Part Time (18.5 hours per week)

The White Cliffs Countryside Partnership (WCCP) was created to care for the special landscapes and wildlife of the Dover and Folkestone and Hythe Districts, and to help people enjoy them.

This an excellent opportunity for an experienced and outgoing individual to lead on the development and delivery of an exciting and innovative education and events programme at Fort Burgoyne, Dover – a Victorian era fort and surrounding chalk downland.

Community Gardener PT - Sunnyside Community Garden

£28,000 pro rata
Help us deliver our Community Hub project funded by the National Lottery Community Fund at a well loved urban community gardens. We need an experienced community gardener with excellent volunteer management and gardening skills to become part of our diverse and friendly community.

Conservation Farmer - Heart of England Forest

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Salary £30,000 plus benefits

Are you looking for a rewarding role which will combine your farming skills and experience with a knowledge and passion for biodiversity and conservation?

The Heart of England Forest is an exciting and ambitious charity working hard to create a huge new woodland in the heart of the country that will benefit people and wildlife for generations to come.

Abernethy Warden / Deer Stalker - RSPB

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Location: Abernethy Forest
Salary: £25,280 - £28,045

We are looking for a hardworking, dedicated Warden whose main role will be deer stalking across forest, moor and mountain but who will also have a passion and knowledge for nature conservation and who will deliver a range of conservation management and monitoring projects.

Dartmoor Farming Officer - Dartmoor National Park Authority

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Grade 5: £27,741 – 32,234

Full time – 37 hours per week

3 years fixed term

The Dartmoor Hill Farm Project (HFP) was established through a partnership of local farmers and organisations to help support a viable and sustainable future for Dartmoor farmers. The Project’s primary function is to provide advice and information, promote skills development, secure funding and offer a single point of contact to rural communities and partners regarding key issues. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to coordinate, shape and drive forward the HFP by providing advice, support, training and expertise in line with the needs of the Dartmoor rural community and the challenges of the agricultural transition period.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

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Location: South Essex Reserves
Salary: £22,986.00 - £25,500.00 Per Annum
Duration: 6 month seasonal role

We are looking for an enthusiastic seasonal assistant warden to join our small, hard-working team based at Wat Tyler Country Park. The RSPB South Essex team manage 6 reserves along the Thames estuary, covering a total land area of 750ha. The reserves are comprised of lowland wet grassland, reedbed, fresh and saline lagoons and saltmarsh providing habitat for threatened species such as Avocet, Lapwing, Water Vole and Bearded Tit.

Senior Ecologists - Atmos Consulting Ltd

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Do you crave variety in your daily work? Are you interested in habitat and peatland restoration, biodiversity net gain and renewable energy? Speak to us about exciting new opportunities in our ecology team.

As a result of ongoing growth and new projects, we require 3 new Senior Ecologists to join our highly respected Ecology teams based in Edinburgh, Inverness and Mold (North Wales). These positions are offered as permanent, full-time. Part time will be considered.

Principal Officer (Countryside Access) - Oxfordshire County Council

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Salary range: £42,821 - £45,859 per annum

Work location: Speedwell House, Oxford

Hours per week: 37 / Contract type: Permanent

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.

This is a challenging, varied but rewarding role. 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.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

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Location: Blean Woods and Seasalter Levels

Salary: £22,986 - £25,500

We are looking for an enthusiastic and resourceful person to join our team at Blean Woods and Seasalter Levels nature reserves in the East Kent area.

The work will be focused across an extensive and diverse range of SSSI designated land that includes close to 800 hectares of woodland, heathland, wet grassland and scrub habitats.

Working Wetlands Project Manager - Devon Wildlife Trust

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Salary: £34,818pa plus 5% pension

Are you an experienced project manager keen to play a significant part in transformation of the rural landscape and nature’s recovery? Do you have experience of agricultural policy, Countryside Stewardship funding and catchment partnerships? Devon Wildlife Trust would like to meet you!

With support from South West Water and alongside Westcountry Rivers Trust, DWT is driving agricultural change through the Upstream Thinking programme, a national pioneer in natural catchment management, now in its third phase and running to 2025.

Estate Groundsman - JBWT

Exceptional, kind and hard-working traditional estate worker / woodsman for permanent post for maintaining nationally important tree collection and historic house grounds south of Cambridge.

Permanent post requiring willingness to share with family and fellow outdoor staff responsibility for high standards for outstanding arboretum and landscape

Volunteer Officer - The Royal Parks

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Salary of £27,801 - £33,727 per annum, depending on experience

Regent’s Park or Hyde Park, London (with extensive travel to other Royal Parks)

Created in March 2017, The Royal Parks is a charity that supports and manages 5,000 acres of historic and precious parkland across London. We are now seeking a Volunteer Officer to join our Programmes, Volunteering and Conservation Team on a full-time basis. As a Volunteer Officer, you will help support the development and implementation of Volunteer Rangers into the central parks alongside multiple other volunteer programmes. In this role, you will help recruit, train and manage the volunteers. You will also plan and deliver high-quality volunteer days.

Skills for the Future: Apprenticeships in the Westmorland Dales - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

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Four positions are available, based in Tebay, Cumbria, with an expected start date of 23rd August 2021. The duration of the apprenticeships is 18 months, with a salary of £4.90 per hour in year 1, rising to National Minimum Wage in year 2.

If you would like to get a job working outdoors in the countryside, while gaining a vocational qualification, this may be the opportunity for you. This apprenticeship will provide you with the chance to develop a wide range of skills in countryside management, plus a Level 2 Countryside Worker Apprenticeship.

Area Ranger - The Greensand Trust

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£25k to 27.5k depending on experience and skills

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join The Greensand Trust. We are looking for someone who can: Supervise the operation and work as a member of the Greensand Trust Ranger Service (east), managing and developing high quality recreational and conservation sites, whilst preserving the special landscape, wildlife and historic aspects of the sites and increasing the public’s awareness of environmental and countryside issues.

Senior Conservation Officer - East Midlands - RSPB

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Location: Flexible - East Midlands
Salary: £32,400 - £35,944
Comprising seven separate counties, the East Midlands area stretches from Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire in the south to Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire in the north. In addition to seven significant nature reserves, the East Midlands plays host to two Priority Landscapes; one covering the Dark Peak area of the Peak District National Park and the other stretching across the world-famous Sherwood landscape. The future of our uplands is at a crossroads, with the need for change gathering profile and pace. Within the Dark Peak priority landscape, the successful candidate will be responsible for advocating the RSPB's position on upland management for the joint benefit of biodiversity and wider society, with real changes seen as a result.

Watersports Park Instructor - Anglian Water

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£9.50/per hour

Seasonal Zero Hour Contract

Alton

You will be working during our busiest periods, mainly during weekends and school holidays, using your skills, knowledge and enthusiasm to provide first class tuition and customer service to our visitors that are coming to use the watersports facilities. Our park promotes a “One park, one team” motto, so you’ll have the opportunity to support the wider teams in providing customers with an unforgettable experience that will exceed expectations.

Watersports Instructor - Anglian Water

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Circa £24,000

Sail into your new job today!

Located within the stunning countryside of Suffolk, Alton Water Park stretches across some 400 acres and is home to our Watersports Centre.

As a qualified Senior Watersports Instructor, you’ll get to work at an award winning park that not only is used for leisure activities but also is crucial to the supply of water to Anglian Water’s millions of customers. The watersports centre offers sailing, windsurfing, rowing and paddle boarding, providing a fun filled day out for beginners to experts, as well as group tuition for school groups and corporate events.

Site Supervisor - River Stewardship Company

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Salary: £25,000 per annum

Hours: 42.5 hours per week

Probation: 6 months

Duration of post: Permanent

The RSC are looking to recruit a site supervisor to primarily supervise a team of site operatives and volunteers in delivering a variety of waterway maintenance and habitat improvement contracts. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated, passionate, and reliable person to help shape our contract delivery team as a Site Supervisor; responsible for delivering a variety of waterway maintenance contracts and ensuring the efficient and professional provision of RSC’s services.

Lifeguard - Anglian Water

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£9.50 per hour

Seasonal Zero Hour Contract

Grafham

We are back and better than ever, with a beach! The new beach will be providing access to the third largest reservoir in England, therefore If you want a change of scenery from indoor swimming pools and want to spend your summer outside, join us as a lifeguard!

Greens Labour (with a difference) - Greens Team

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Start date: Immediate - Ongoing

Salary: From £125 a day

Enthusiastic and hardworking crew required to help our expanding team of creative greens men & greens women. We are Greens Team the gardeners to the film & tv industry and we create amazing sets from a cottage garden to a complete forest. The work is diverse, creative, unique and mainly outdoors.

Seasonal Ecologist - Greengage

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We are currently looking to recruit seasonal ecologists to join our multidisciplinary team in London and assist with the delivery of a diverse range of projects. This will include survey work and technical input on Preliminary Ecological Appraisals and Protected Species Surveys, including Bat and Reptile Surveys. The successful candidates would support on a wide range of unique surveys throughout London and the south east and would be given on the job training opportunities in survey techniques and consultancy skills.

Countryside Management - Working Foreman - The Twig Group

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Contract: Permanent

The role will pay in-line with skills, experience and ambition, with a view of attracting the right individual, circa £26-30k, and bonus, including 22 days holiday per year, pension and health insurance benefits.

Twig is now seeking a 'hands-on' pragmatic individual to supervise projects and ideally have an ecological contracting background and related commercial experience. Specific experience of fencing and machine operation will be advantageous.

Tree Officer - Oxfordshire County Council

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We are looking for a pro-active, dynamic, innovative and motivated arboriculturist to join our service to help us deliver our aims and objectives across the County to benefit the landscape, environment and the communities we serve.

The role comes with plenty of variety and is focused on problem solving in an innovative way to educate and enhance decision making. The role includes but is not limited to: large-scale parish surveys; ad-hoc inspections; building strong working relationships with tree contractors to enable better outcomes for our communities; interaction with members of the public and Council staff;

Angling and Waterbodies Officer - Lee Valley Regional Park Authority

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Holyfieldhall Farm, Waltham Abbey, Essex

£26,958 - £29,017 per annum, plus flexible benefits

35 hours per week

We are currently standardising the way we manage our fishing lakes and have an excellent position available for an enthusiastic Angling and Waterbodies Officer. Based in the tranquil countryside location of Waltham Abbey, Essex, you will be part of our Open Spaces team and assist the Ranger Service Manager with the day-to-day management of the Authority’s waterbodies, particularly with regard to operational and technical issues in relation to our licensed fisheries.

Line Maintenance Contractor and Landowner Liasion Officer - Fisher German

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Hungerford

Line Maintenance Contractor: We’re looking for a Line Maintenance Contractor to support our busy pipeline contract teams, ensuring the integrity and maintenance of our client’s cross-country apparatus, working to strict Health and Safety Guidelines. We provide professional services and advice to clients on matters relating to water, gas, electricity, fibre optics and oil.

Landowner Liaison Officer: At Fisher German our customers and clients are at the heart of what we do. We’re looking for a proactive individual to support the duties in our pipeline network who can confidently work independently within a team. We’re looking for someone to raise awareness of the pipelines and increase knowledge of the procedures for safe working in close proximity to high pressure pipelines. This role will be Monday – Friday working 8:45 – 5:15pm from Hungerford Office and Home base.

Landowner Engagement Officer - Trust for Oxfordshire's Environment

Full time, 12 month fixed contract
Location: Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Salary: £28,840 per annum

For this exciting new role, we are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to help us engage landowners and farmers across Oxfordshire, building partnerships with them to restore nature and deliver Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG).

Woodsman - Dumbleton Estate

Salary dependent on experience

Part-time - 2 days per week
Woodland and general Estate maintenance on 3,000 acre agricultural/sporting/forestry Estate with over 400 acres of woodland including: Planting, ‘beating up’ and nurturing new plantations; Weeding & Spraying; Thinning; Felling (not large coupes); Brashing; Pruning etc; Fencing; Firewood processing (for domestic use); Care and maintenance of machinery and vehicles; Liaising with the landowner/agent and other staff

Environmental Construction Operative - Brindle & Green Ltd

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Brindle & Green Ltd are currently searching for candidates for a full-time role in our environmental construction division based at our Derby Office.

This opportunity would best suit a recent college graduate in environmental land management or someone that has relevant on-site experience in this field. Our environmental contracting division works as part of a multi-disciplinary team, delivering high-quality maintenance, site clearance work, mitigation fencing and habitat creation amongst other exciting and diverse projects.

Access and Environmental Officer - British Orienteering

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Part time 22.5 hours per week / £25,375 pro-rata.

Fixed Term until 31 March 2023, with the intention to extend/make permanent.

Opportunity for home or flexible working.

British Orienteering is creating an exciting new role to address the increasing environmental, economic and regulatory challenges we face in securing access to the countryside for orienteering. This new position will be part-time for three days per week and can be carried out remotely or at British Orienteering's National Office in Matlock.

Tree Officer - Gedling Borough Council

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Gedling Borough Council's Parks and Street Care Services [PASC] are responsible for the administration, management and maintenance of the Council’s trees and woodland areas. An exciting new post has been created within the PASC team to assist in managing these trees, as well as contributing to the development of the tree services that we provide. On a day to day basis you will carry out surveys and assessments, draft and produce reports. Respond to enquiries, and have an active role in creating and maintaining our tree database, producing contracts and work schedules as required for action by our arborist teams.

Ecologist - TACP (UK) Ltd

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TACP (UK) Ltd is recruiting Ecologists to join our busy practice located in the vibrant centre of Cardiff. If you are interested in joining our team of 18 enthusiastic people, we would be pleased to receive your CV

Our multi-disciplinary team has a varied and interesting portfolio of major highway, public realm, schools, hospitals, green infrastructure, renewable energy, rural land management, wildlife conservation and development projects in both the public and private sectors.

Seasonal Ecologist - Betts Ecology

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We are pleased to be able to offer a seasonal Ecologist role based near Worcester within our small but dedicated Science Team, with the possibility of the role becoming permanent.

A variable and stimulating role, a large part of which will be ecological surveying and report writing, you will need to have thorough, UK-based knowledge of field botany and zoology.

Duties will include: Ecological field work; Scientific (ecological) report, management plan, and associated document writing; Meeting clients and their agents on sites