CJS Online

 

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

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17 pages in total, the lead article is from Fields in Trust; ‘Revaluing Parks and Green Spaces’, find out how important these areas are to the UK. Southway Housing owns 180 green spaces in Manchester; find out how they have enhanced these areas for the local community. Forest Research would like to see more towns & cities using i-Tree Eco technology to put a value on the benefits of urban trees. The Wildlife Trusts believe that all new housing developments could & should be places where people & wildlife flourish; find out more about their latest campaign. parkrun is a great way to increase utilisation of & income for green space – read about Rushmere parkrun. greenspace scotland set up the Scottish Park Managers Forum - a way for professionals to network and learn best practice across Scotland. The management of an urban National Nature Reserve can be difficult at times, discover some of the challenges from the Senior Warden at Wren’s Nest NNR in Dudley. The Parks Action Group hopes to support those trying to provide a sustainable future for the UK’s green spaces. This edition also carries adverts for training, support organisations and companies in greenspace & countryside management. Read it here http://c-js.co.uk/CJSFocus

 


Pennine National Trails Partnership Manager

Maternity cover of up to 1 year

Band C: £26,470 - £32,233 per annum pro rata

Full-time - 37 hours per week

Based at an Authority office within the Yorkshire Dales National Park, however, home-working would be considered.

The Pennine National Trails Partnership Manager is a key strategic post responsible for the development, management and promotion of the Pennine Way and Pennine Bridleway National Trails Partnership (the Partnership) as a centre of excellence in National Trail management.


  • Closing Date: 04/06/2018
  • Location: Yorkshire Dales
  • Posted: 24/05/2018
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Foreman and General Workers

Immediate Start

Knighton Countryside Management Ltd is based at Piddlehinton, Dorchester & undertakes a range of ecological & environmental contracting. We have opportunities for Foremen and General Site Operatives for fencing, vegetation clearance, & ecological contracting, to work on jobs across southern England and Wales.


  • Delete Date: 21/06/2018
  • Location: Piddlehinton, Dorchester
  • Posted: 24/05/2018
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Web & Digital Manager

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced Web & Digital Manager to deliver high profile, creative and effective web and digital external and internal communications that support delivery of the organisation’s new corporate plan Connecting People & Nature 2018-2022.

As a creative communicator who thrives on the fast paced, high tech world of digital communication, you will lead a multi-disciplinary team to provide a range of services to support the organisation in meeting its objectives.


  • Closing Date: 17/06/2018
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 24/05/2018
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Land Management Team Officer

Salary: £21,991.25 Pro rata + 9% pension contribution

30 hours a week Fixed term to 30th November 2019 (possible extension)

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust wish to recruit a Land Management Team Officer.  The role requires the ability to lead a small team of volunteers and trainees to implement land management and maintenance work on Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust nature reserves across the areas in which we operate.


  • Closing Date: 13/06/2018
  • Location: Sheffield and Rotherham
  • Posted: 24/05/2018
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Assistant Forest Manager

Location: Nicholsons Garden Design, Landscaping and Forestry - N Aston Rd, Bicester OX25 6HL

This post has been created to aid the HE learner gain experience of the professional workplace. The employee will receive specialist training and CPD opportunities to assist and fast-track the development of the skillsets required to become an assistant forest manager, over the course of a one-year role. The successful applicant will have access to 10 days RFS funded CPD, as well as a small grant fund to help the learner relocate


  • Closing Date: 15/06/2018
  • Location: Bicester, OX25 6HL
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 23/05/2018
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Environment Manager

Location: County Hall, Chelmsford

Salary: £50,000 - £61,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Hours: Full time, 37 per week

The Environment Manager provides strategic leadership for the Environment team, working closely with internal and external partners and sustaining funding in support of environmental activities in Essex.  The role delivers the green infrastructure agenda and champions this with partners and key stakeholders.


  • Closing Date: 18/06/2018
  • Location: County Hall, Chelmsford
  • Posted: 23/05/2018
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Community & Visitor Services Craftsperson

Salary: £19,995 - £21,175

Location: Huntly

Post Type: Permanent

Moray & Aberdeenshire Forest District covers the National Forest Estate in north east Scotland. It comprises approximately 58,000 hectares of woodlands ranging from coastal pine forests like Culbin in the North West through productive upland spruce plantations in the central and eastern parts of the District, the iconic pinewoods of Speyside and Deeside and peri urban WIAT woodlands on the outskirts of Aberdeen City.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2018
  • Location: Huntly
  • Posted: 23/05/2018
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Natural Neighbours Community Wildlife Assistant

Working Hours:             (18.75 hours per week)

Natural Neighbours is an exciting project coming up to its second year of delivery. The project is funded for five years by National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund to deliver activities which enable communities in Rotherham to use, enjoy, improve and reclaim green spaces.  The role will be based between our office in Stafford Road, Sheffield and Clifton Park, Rotherham and focus on four sites in Rotherham: Sandhill Park, Rawmarsh; Winterhills, Kimberworth; Boston Park, near Canklow; Eldon Road Recreation Ground, near Eastwood.


  • Closing Date: 11/06/2018
  • Location: Stafford Road, Sheffield and Clifton Park, Rotherham
  • Posted: 23/05/2018
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Principal Ecologist

Oxfordshire

Negotiable, starting at £35,000

Ecology by Design is currently looking to recruit a Principal Ecologist to join our team.

Ecology by Design was setup in January 2015 and we have had consistent growth ever since. We strive to employ the best and brightest and reward hard work and dedication. We provide ecology consultancy services to a wide range of clients. We pride ourselves in technical excellence and providing an innovative, pragmatic, client friendly service. Due to our success, we have an excellent opportunity for a principal ecologist to join our team.


  • Closing Date: 15/06/2018
  • Location: Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 23/05/2018
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Kent’s Magnificent Moths Project Development Officer

Fixed term contract (9 months)

£24,307 - £28,083 (Band C) dependent on experience, plus 5% pension contribution

Based in Ashford, Kent, you will develop a pilot scheme and second stage funding application focussing on raising awareness of how species and habitat conservation are connected.  Using moths as a gateway to inspire people and encourage local communities to value diverse landscape heritage and the wildlife that lives there.


  • Closing Date: 06/06/2018
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
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Park Ranger (Maternity Cover)

Groundwork North, East & West Yorkshire                                            

28th August 2018 to 25th April 2019 inclusive: 35 weeks

£9.00 per hour, 22.5hr week (Tues – Thur)

Groundwork NEWY are looking for an enthusiastic person to join their small team of urban fringe park rangers for a fixed term.  The post holder will demonstrate an eagerness for and knowledge of the natural world, be comfortable planning and delivering community activities, and working with schools. 


  • Closing Date: 20/06/2018
  • Location: Wakefield
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
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Communications Unit Manager

Edinburgh

Really, our role couldn't be clearer. At Scottish Natural Heritage we work with Scotland's people to care for nature - a global asset that provides resources that are vital for life.

We are looking for a talented and inspirational Communications Unit Manager to lead our multi-disciplined team responsible for the delivery of the internal and external communications aims of our recently published corporate plan ‘Connecting People & Nature 2018-2022’.


  • Closing Date: 03/06/2018
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
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Part-Time Engagement Officer

7, 14, 21 or 28 hours per week, Friday to Monday including bank holidays

£12 per hour (fte £22,000 pa)

We need an excellent communicator to provide visitor welcome services at Newlands Corner, responding to a variety of customer enquiries and communicating key messages so that we engage with the public and aid their understanding of the countryside, nature, access, recreation and the work of Surrey Wildlife Trust.


  • Closing Date: 18/06/2018
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
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Propagation Supervisor

Forestart Ltd is the UKs leading supplier of tree and shrub seed to forestry and amenity nurseries. We specialise in supplying seed collected in the UK, and stratifying this to break inherent seed dormancy.

Forestart is looking for an enthusiastic horticulturalist to join its expanding business. You will play a vital role in growing our orchards and supplying nurseries with forest reproductive material, giving you the opportunity to make a unique contribution to the forestry industry.


  • Closing Date: 08/06/2018
  • Location: Shrewsbury
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
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Senior Development Planning Adviser

Location: Bangor

Grade: £32,090 to £36,197

Contract type: Permanent

Work pattern: 37 hours a week

You will be part of a high performing service which delivers for customers and the environment.  A service with a strong team ethic in which your specialisms are recognised and valued. You will also play a pivotal role in ensuring that the advice we give on strategic plans and individual development proposals will protect the environment as well as ensure the sustainable management of our natural resources.


  • Closing Date: 10/06/2018
  • Location: Bangor
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
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Community Landscape Project Officer

Location: University of Sussex, Innovation Centre, Brighton with some working from SDNPA offices in Midhurst

Salary: £28,564 to £35,806 (£18,528 – £23,225 pro rata)

Hours: 24 hours per week

Type of post: Fixed Term, 2 Years

We are looking for an experienced Community Landscape Project Officer to support and co-ordinate delivery of the Truleigh Hill Landscape Project. The project is to work with the local residents, businesses, landowners and other stakeholders to develop and implement a consensus led landscape improvement plan for the Truleigh Hill area.


  • Closing Date: 03/06/2018
  • Location: University of Sussex, Innovation Centre, Brighton
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
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Head Ranger

Salary:  £23,772 - £27,012

Locations: Llyn Brenig - Cerrigydrudion

With over 2500 acres, Llyn Brenig is a forested site with trout fishery and visitor centre, cafe and cycle hire in Conwy north Wales. Our visitor centre is open all year round with extended opening during the fishing season. The lake is considered to be the best top of the water fishery in the UK, with anglers travelling from afar to experience the fly fishing that Llyn Brenig has on offer.


  • Closing Date: 28/05/2018
  • Location: Llyn Brenig - Cerrigydrudion
  • Posted: 21/05/2018
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Tractor Driver / Forest Craftsperson

Kielder Forest

£19,995 - £21,175

Operate a forest tractor working within a team to maintain and enhance the Forestry Commission Estate.


  • Closing Date: 10/06/2018
  • Location: Kielder Forest
  • Posted: 21/05/2018
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Senior Ranger

Cuerden Valley Park Trust, Lancashire

£24,600 - £25,625 

Cuerden Valley Park is a 650 acre estate south of Preston including public park, tenanted farm land, reservoir, woodland, miles of paths and six car parks.  The Trust has a vacancy for a Senior Ranger to lead the ranger team and deliver the maintenance and conservation of the park.


  • Closing Date: 03/06/2018
  • Location: Cuerden Valley Park, Lancashire
  • Posted: 21/05/2018
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Project Manager

Location: Clitheroe

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £25,000 - £28,000

Contract: 2 years (with possibility of extension subject to funding)

To Project manage and contract manage capital works associated with Ribble Rivers Trust improvement projects. Ribble Rivers Trust (RRT) is a local charity set up to conserve the Ribble Catchment particularly its rivers and streams.  The Trust works at the catchment scale project and is delivering a range of activities to improve the condition, management and awareness of the Ribble Catchment. 


  • Closing Date: 06/06/2018
  • Location: Clitheroe
  • Posted: 21/05/2018
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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Blandford Forum

Salary - Dependent on skills and capabilities

At the forefront of green service provision across the UK since 1989, Glendale offers innovative solutions for the total management and maintenance of the green environment.  Delivering exceptional quality and striving for complete customer satisfaction.


  • Delete Date: 18/06/2018
  • Location: Blandford Forum
  • Posted: 21/05/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 21/05/2018

Nature Reserve Voluntary Trainee, West Yorkshire, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Trainee Reserves Officer, Leicestershire & Rutland Wildlife Trust

River Rangers Volunteer, South East Rivers Trust

Residential Volunteer Ranger, National Trust, Strangford Lough and Ards Peninsula ranger's team

Trainee Reserve Officer, Leicestershire and Rutland Wildlife Trust

Grounds Maintenance Volunteer, Full time/ part time, Mere Brow Farm

Volunteer Ranger - SE Cornwall, National Trust

Wildflower Nursery Placement, Avon Wildlife Trust

Wildlife Gardening and Land Management Placement, Avon Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Park Ranger Intern, St Nicks

River Monitoring Project Volunteer, St Nicks

Meadow Keepers Champion , St Nicks

Volunteer Trainee Ranger, National Trust

RSPB Residential Volunteer Internship, RSPB

Practical Conservation Volunteer Internship , RSPB

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All Volunteer Adverts Here



Lead Ranger

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Near Bishop Stortford

Rangers have always been a hugely important part of The National Trust, and play a crucial role thinking about the long term, in order to look after our special places. As part of the wider Ranger team, we need you to think about our impact on the environment, and find better ways to do things. As our Lead Ranger, you’ll be responsible for the management of a team of 2 Rangers, an Assistant Ranger, Deer Stalkers, Volunteer Rangers and other volunteer groups who care for our 424 hectare forest. You’ll also co-ordinate a number of different contractors.


  • Closing Date: 08/06/2018
  • Location: Near Bishop Stortford
  • Posted: 18/05/2018
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Land Use Field Surveyor

JBA Consulting

Temporary - June until September 2018

Location: Eastern England and NE Scotland

JBA Consulting have been successful in being appointed by Eurostat to carry out LUCAS throughout the UK and Ireland in 2018. The purpose of LUCAS is to collect data on land cover / land use and agri-environmental data by the field observation of thousands of survey points (15,000 in the UK and Ireland). All the observations will be recorded via the use of our own field data collection system GISmapp, with information then being input into the LUCAS Data Management Tool software for quality control and processing.


  • Delete Date: 15/06/2018
  • Location: Eastern England and NE Scotland
  • Posted: 18/05/2018
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Nature Conservation Officer

Location: City Hall 

Full Time, Permanent Post 

We are seeking to recruit a Nature Conservation Officer to work within the conservation team and alongside our Senior Nature Conservation Officer, in the council’s planning service. The conservation team provides advice and guidance on all aspects of the natural and historic environment and is pro-active in protecting and enhancing the city’s natural assets and promoting biodiversity and nature conservation.


  • Closing Date: 04/06/2018
  • Location: City Hall, Leicester
  • Posted: 18/05/2018
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Head of Training and Education

Starting salary circa £40,000pa  

BASC are looking to appoint a Head of Training and Education to support our busy Department. The successful individual will have the opportunity to develop their career, while supporting the Training and Education Department. As Head of a important and busy department, this role will provide inspirational leadership and oversee the planning, direction and management of the Association’s Training, Education and Coaching. While working closely with Country and Regional Directors, Head Office teams, external stakeholders and NGO’s.


  • Closing Date: 08/06/2018
  • Location: Rossett, Wrexham
  • Posted: 18/05/2018
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Biodiversity Project Developer

Starting salary circa £25,000pa  

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of over 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 are looking to appoint a Biodiversity Project Developer to support our busy Biodiversity department.


  • Closing Date: 01/06/2018
  • Location: Rossett, Wrexham
  • Posted: 18/05/2018
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Tractor Driver/Craftsperson

£19,995 - £21,175

Do you have tractor operating experience? Do you love working in England’s woodland? Read on as this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

The Forestry Commission serves a hugely valuable purpose for the nation. Entrusted with nurturing a sustainable source of timber, we also manage and enhance woodland for recreation purposes and we endeavour to protect and expand forests, open heathland and woodland.


  • Closing Date: 04/06/2018
  • Location: Farnham and Waterlooville
  • Posted: 18/05/2018
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Reserve Manager

WWT Martin Mere

£28,775 per annum

It’s a really exciting time at the Martin Mere Wetland Centre, with ambitious plans to improve the wetland habitats at one of the best known nature reserves in the UK. The reserve carries SSSI, SPA and RAMSAR site designations and as a result, we are seeking a hardworking, experienced and enthusiastic individual to manage and enhance the biodiversity of the reserve and work with partner organisations during this exciting period and beyond.


  • Closing Date: 04/06/2018
  • Location: WWT Martin Mere
  • Posted: 17/05/2018
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Project Administrator

Grade 6:   £19,446 – 20,541 per annum, pro rata

Fixed Term Contract – 31st July 2020

30 hours per week

To provide administrative support to the Black Mountains Land Use Partnership in the implementation of their Sustainable Management Scheme (SMS) Grant projects, particularly the preparation of Project grant claims and monitoring reports.


  • Closing Date: 07/06/2018
  • Location: Brecon
  • Posted: 17/05/2018
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Summer Wardens

Calderdale Council

Scale 4, £9.78 - £10.65 per hour, 20 hours per week, fixed term for 13 weeks

Calderdale, West Yorkshire

The Countryside and Woodlands team is seeking to recruit two Summer Wardens to work across Yorkshire Water sites in Calderdale. The role requires you to patrol Yorkshire Water sites, liaise with site users, report faults and health & safety issues, carry out practical maintenance tasks and complete site reports.


  • Closing Date: 30/05/2018
  • Location: Calderdale, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 17/05/2018
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Gardener

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Shrewsbury

Are you an experienced gardener? Would you like to work in some of the most beautiful outdoor spaces in the UK and with one of the largest plant collections in Europe? Would you like to be part of an organisation that is consistently ranked in the top ten ‘best places to work’ list? If you’ve answered yes to these questions, then we have the perfect opportunity for you here at Attingham Park.


  • Closing Date: 05/06/2018
  • Location: Shrewsbury
  • Posted: 17/05/2018
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Biodiversity Officer (Technical Coordinator)

County Hall, Norwich

£26,470 - £28,221 per annum

37 hours per week

Temporary contract until 31 March 2019

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Biodiversity Team here at Norfolk County Council. Comprising Norfolk Biodiversity Information Service, Norfolk Biodiversity Partnership and Norfolk Non-Native Species Initiative (NNSI) the team delivers vital work to protect and enhance nature in Norfolk.


  • Closing Date: 30/05/2018
  • Location: County Hall, Norwich
  • Posted: 17/05/2018
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Urban Ranger

Location: Didsbury, Manchester

Salary: £24,369.00 – £27,076.00 per annum

35 hours per week

We are looking for an individual with experience of nature conservation, including the implementation of projects at a local level for the protection and creation of habitats, community engagement, the ability to problem solve, education, creative play, and creating pride in local neighbourhoods.


  • Closing Date: 04/06/2018
  • Location: Didsbury, Manchester
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Groundsman

Full Time – 37 Hours per week

Salary Scale £18870 p.a. - £21074 p.a. (Depending on qualifications and experience.)

Duties to include grass cutting, woodland management, sports grounds management and general maintenance of open spaces.


  • Closing Date: 08/06/2018
  • Location: Chalfont St Peter
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Countryside Worker Apprentice (Danby/Castleton)

You will be paid a training allowance of £158.96/week when you start and this will increase substantially as you go into Year 2. Depending on where you live, we’ll be able to help with transport to work as well.

This is a great opportunity for people leaving school/college who enjoy working as part of a team; want to do a Level 2 qualification in Environmental Conservation; enjoy working outside and want to learn practical skills; are interested in countryside issues and want to help with the work of the National Park.

The apprenticeship is for an initial period of 2 years with potential for a two year extension. If you think that you fit the bill, we would like to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 11/06/2018
  • Location: Danby/Castleton, North Yorkshire
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Partnership Officer

The North West Kent Countryside Partnership is recruiting a part-time Partnership Officer to work three days a week. 

This role has an emphasis on community engagement and wellbeing - we are looking for someone to inspire and enthuse communities about the benefits of looking after wildlife and green spaces. You will be helping people across north-west Kent and Bexley to improve their local environments, and helping them feel better in the process.

The role will commence on a one-year contract with anticipated extension.


  • Delete Date: 13/06/2018
  • Location: North West Kent
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Site Foreman / Site Manager

Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 PA, depending on experience and qualifications.

Full time, permanent post

We are seeking a site foreman/site manager for the overseeing and delivery of on site works including river restoration, aquatic habitat enhancement and fishery management. The Company operates nationally and therefore requires its employees to occasionally work away from home to fulfil contracts.

This is an ideal opportunity for the professional development of river restoration, aquatic engineering, environmental and fishery management skills within a rapidly moving company.


  • Delete Date: 13/06/2018
  • Location: Farnham, Surrey
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Biodiversity Conservation Officer x 2

Fixed Term to permeant 40 hours p/w

Location: Heathrow Airport, Hillingdon, London

Salary: £22,000- £25,000 per annum (dependent on experience)

Report to: Ecology & Habitat Management Director

An exciting opportunity to work for world’s largest airport in a biodiversity management role helping to maintain the airport’s biodiversity sites. Due to an expansion in the services EHM Ltd provides at the airport we currently have a vacancy for two Biodiversity Conservation Officers.


  • Closing Date: 01/06/2018
  • Location: Heathrow Airport
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Heritage Officer

Full Time (37 hours per week)

Salary up to £23,111 per annum

2 year contract

Based in Barnstaple, Devon

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work for the North Devon Coast Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty to engage people of all ages to learn about, enjoy, maintain and explore our heritage. The ‘North Devon Coastal Heritage’ project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and requires an enthusiastic, confident and practical person.


  • Closing Date: 31/05/2018
  • Location: Barnstaple, Devon
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Forestry Conservation Operative

This training role is ideal for a budding forester wishing to develop a wide range of practical forestry skills, experience and competencies for career progression, his is a unique role suited to someone with a keen interest in broadleaf woodlands and conservation. the successful candidate will have an opportunity to grow and shape England’s largest new native broadleaf woodland, whilst gaining practical experience on the job.


  • Closing Date: 01/06/2018
  • Location: Heart of England Forest, Warwickshire
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Estate Under Forester

Start – September 2018

Learn how to carry out practical activities under the supervision and direction of the head Forester which include tree planting, pruning, thinning and felling, weeding, pest control and wider forest management tasks such as fencing, footpath maintenance, coppicing, ride widening and practical habitat creation and management. The RFS is providing roles to help college leavers enter the professional forestry world. On top of a competitive first salary there is access to £2k of CPD funding and support towards RFS certification. You must have a level 2 or level 3 award in forestry, arb or countryside management, finishing this year or last year.


  • Closing Date: 01/06/2018
  • Location: Lincs/Yorks Border
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Trainee Establishment Site Supervisor

Start – September 2018

The RFS is providing roles to help college leavers enter the professional forestry world. On top of a competitive first salary there is access to £2k of CPD funding and support towards RFS certification. You must have a level 2 or level 3 award in forestry, arb or countryside management, finishing this year or last year.

You will be taught how to conduct establishment and maintenance works in a safe, professional and proficient manner with quality results, following industry best practices and customer satisfaction.


  • Closing Date: 01/06/2018
  • Location: Cumbria, England
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Community Ranger

Location:          Barking and Dagenham, London

Salary:             £22,956 - £24,999 (Scale5)

Contract:          Permanent/ Full Time

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham has a great collection of parks and open spaces providing 463 hectares of publicly accessible greenspace. The borough portfolio, which consists of eight ‘District Parks’, eleven ‘Local Parks’ and nine ‘Small Open Spaces’, is valued and well used by residents and many visitors to the borough. However, Barking and Dagenham is going to experience a period of rapid housing growth with over 35,000 new homes being provided at various sites over the next 20 years. New public open spaces will be at the centre of these new developments. But it is essential that all the borough’s exiting parks and open spaces are also benefitting local communities as much as they can.


  • Closing Date: 01/06/2018
  • Location: Barking and Dagenham, London
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Conservation Officer

The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide. We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships.

We now have an excellent opportunity for an ecologist to join our UK Farms Team. You will assist the Conservation Manager and contribute to the delivery of the Wildlife &Conservation Programme which aims to improve biodiversity and safeguard species on land owned by the charity, and demonstrate the mutually beneficial relationships between environment, donkeys and people.


  • Closing Date: 04/06/2018
  • Location: Sidmouth, Devon
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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Forestry / Technical Support Manager (GIS)

Edinburgh

Join our technical team to assist with the support and management of our corporate GIS. The role primarily involves technical support within the GIS environment but will also extend into other technical aspects of forestry support and IT.


  • Closing Date: 30/05/2018
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 15/05/2018
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Parks in Mind Project Leader

£23462 - £23462 (Pro rata for part-time) 12 months fixed term, 31 hours per week 

Are you interested in making positive changes to the lives of people and your community? Bournemouth Parks Foundation is seeking a Project Leader to establish and lead Parks in Mind, a therapeutic parks and open spaces programme to boost outcomes for mental health, wellbeing and the local environment.


  • Closing Date: 28/05/2018
  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Posted: 15/05/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Morpeth

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


  • Closing Date: 10/06/2018
  • Location: Morpeth
  • Posted: 15/05/2018
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Experienced Gardener

Salary £19,000 p.a plus accommodation.

We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic gardener (min RH 2 or equivalent) for our beautiful, organic, wildlife friendly garden and estate in North Oxfordshire. Ornamental flower borders, small veg and soft fruit garden, mature Orchard, 18 acre wildflower Meadow, woodland, wetland, lake, 20 acres pasture.


  • Delete Date: 11/06/2018
  • Location: North Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 14/05/2018
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Seasonal Countryside Ranger (Volunteer)

Location: Kelburn Country Centre, Fairlie, near Largs, North Ayrshire

Fulltime and Seasonal (ASAP – Oct) for a five day week 9am-6pm

An enthusiastic and highly motivated countryside volunteer ranger is required to join the established team to help with all aspects of practical countryside management and directly support the Head Ranger. This seasonal position will serve as part of our Countryside Ranger Service, which plays a fundamental role in enhancing and protecting Kelburn’s countryside, whilst encouraging greater public understanding and enjoyment of it.  


  • Closing Date: 14/06/2018
  • Location: Fairlie, near Largs, North Ayrshire
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 14/05/2018
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Operations Officer

37 hours a week, Permanent

Starting salary £24,833 per annum

Location: Galashiels

The posts main areas of work will include the provision of advice on protected areas to local authorities, competent authorities and land managers. They will also contribute to the monitoring of protected areas and advise on, and assess, agri-environment applications.


  • Closing Date: 27/05/2018
  • Location: Galashiels
  • Posted: 14/05/2018
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Operations Officer

37 hours a week, Fixed Term Contract for 2 years

Starting salary £24,833 per annum

Location: Newton Stewart

This post will contribute to the delivery of Scottish Natural Heritage’s objectives within the Southern Scotland Unit. This post will principally deliver within the Scottish Borders local authority area but will also support work in other parts of the Unit.


  • Closing Date: 27/05/2018
  • Location: Newton Stewart
  • Posted: 14/05/2018
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Tutor based at FSC Rhyd-y-creuau

Field Studies Council

Salary - £19,726 - £22,511 per annum

Contract Term - Permanent

The post-holder will develop, plan and deliver ‘out-of-classroom learning’ activities to a wide ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All though first-hand experience’.  The post-holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners. You will also contribute to all other aspects of running a busy residential education centre.


  • Closing Date: 04/06/2018
  • Location: Conwy
  • Posted: 14/05/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 14/05/2018

Animal Care - Living Collections Placement, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Family Activities - Weekend Crafts Assistant, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Animal Care - Volunteer Aviculture & Animal Husbandry Assistant, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Conservation - Breeding Unit Assistant, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Volunteer Trainee Reserves Officer, Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Trainee Reserves Officer, Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Voluntary intern - Manx Shearwaters, Bardsey Bird Observatory

Living Seas Voluntary Trainees, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Project Leader, The Conservation Volunteers - Croydon

Volunteer Visitor Centre Intern, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Conservation Assistant (Volunteer), Natural England

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Area Ranger

£23,375 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Reading

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


  • Closing Date: 25/05/2018
  • Location: Reading
  • Posted: 11/05/2018
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Marketing Officer

Full Time 37.5 hrs per week

Salary Range: £24,036 - £26,319

Location: Winchester

Excellent benefits include 25 days annual leave, flexible working and generous pension arrangements.  

The Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management (CIEEM) is the leading professional membership body for ecologists and environmental managers working to protect and enhance the natural environment.

Working as part of the Policy and Communications Team, our new Marketing Officer will provide creativity, flair and passion to successfully promote our products and services to our members, potential members and external audiences.


  • Closing Date: 01/06/2018
  • Location: Winchester
  • Posted: 11/05/2018
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Countryside Access Officer

Location: Drayton, Oxfordshire

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £21,074 - £28,485 per annum

An exciting opportunity to play a central role in providing, maintaining and protecting access to the wonderful countryside of Oxfordshire.

We are looking for a knowledgeable and enthusiastic countryside access professional with proven experience of rights of way management to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team responsible for a 2600-mile countryside access network.


  • Closing Date: 06/06/2018
  • Location: Drayton, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 11/05/2018
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Biodiversity Data Manager

Salary Range: £26,470 - £29,055 per annum

Work Location: Speedwell House, Oxford

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Permanent

Are you an ecologist who loves wrangling data? Would you like to help us develop our biodiversity information service and improve the efficiency of our data management processes? Would you like to join the small team of ecologists and information specialists who run Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre (TVERC)? TVERC collects, analyses and shares geodiversity and biodiversity information in Berkshire and Oxfordshire in order to help people make sound decisions about how to develop and manage land sustainably, where to direct wildlife conservation work and for scientific education and research.


  • Closing Date: 08/06/2018
  • Location: Speedwell House, Oxford
  • Posted: 11/05/2018
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Business Development Officer

Full time post for 12 months (possible extension)

Salary: £25,000 p/a

Based at Severn Rivers Trust, Unit 5, Hope House Farm Barns, Martley, Worcestershire, WR6 6QF

The River Severn is the longest river in the UK with a diverse range of priority habitats and species. The Severn Rivers Trust is looking for a Business Development Officer.

Are you looking to help develop the future of a small environmental charity celebrating its 10th anniversary to help us grow and protect this incredible river? The role will coordinate the future development of the Catchment Based Approach (CaBA) across the River Severn Catchment by acting in an outward-facing role working with businesses and other key stakeholders.


  • Closing Date: 28/05/2018
  • Location: Martley, Worcestershire
  • Posted: 11/05/2018
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Arboriculturist

As one of the UK’s leading environmental and engineering consultancies, Wardell Armstrong LLP are looking for a motivated and ambitious Arboriculturist to join our busy Aboricultural team based in the Stoke-on-Trent Office working within the growing Environmental Management and Planning service area.   

The main duties of the position would include, but are not limited to: Undertaking BS 5837 and VTA & QTRA Surveys and preparing associated reports; Preparing management plans, impact assessments and method statements; Providing arboricultural advice to clients including but not limited to Residential, commercial and industrial developers.


  • Closing Date: 07/06/2018
  • Location: Stoke-on-Trent
  • Posted: 11/05/2018
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Dark Night Skies Advisor

P/T temporary contract (10 months)

Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

Salary: £20,661 pro rata

AONB Office, Shears Building, Stone Lane Industrial Estate, Wimborne Dorset, BH21 1HB

22 hours per week (days to be agreed) £20,661 pro rata

The AONB team is currently preparing a bid to the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) to become an International Dark-Sky Reserve. The bid will be submitted in January 2019.

Cranborne Chase AONB Partnership is looking for an enthusiastic and committed person to help co-ordinate the teams bid for Reserve status, promote the multiple benefits of that status to the widest possible audiences through presentations and developing a ‘Dark-Sky Friendly’ accreditation scheme for AONB tourism businesses, assist in lighting data collection for the Lightscape Management Plan, take regular dark sky readings across the AONB and to be the first point of contact for public and media enquiries.


  • Closing Date: 13/06/2018
  • Location: Stone Lane Industrial Estate, Wimborne, Dorset
  • Posted: 10/05/2018
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Assistant Warden

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

Basis: Full time – Contract is for 2 years and 3 months

This post involves a wide, varied and exciting set of tasks working at two distinctly different yet equally beautiful nature reserves - Airds Moss with the continuation of the extensive blanket bog restoration projects already underway and Baron's Haugh, which is in a quasi-urban location on the edge of Motherwell where we are engaging with a diverse audience to bring them closer to the fascinating nature on their doorstep - each site presenting a unique set of challenges.


  • Closing Date: 25/05/2018
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Posted: 10/05/2018
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Field Studies Tutor (Geography Specialism)

Post tenable: 3rd September 2018

The Cranedale Centre near Malton, North Yorkshire, is looking for an able, experienced and enthusiastic Geography tutor to join its teaching team.


  • Closing Date: 04/06/2018
  • Location: Malton, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 10/05/2018
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Conservation Support Officer (Trees and Woodlands)

£15,807 to £20,661 per annum pro rata

Maternity cover for up to 1 year

25.5 hours a week

Based in Grassington

This is a temporary role to provide maternity cover and the post will provide mainly administrative support to the Authority’s Trees and Woodlands Team whose role is to conserve, enhance and raise awareness of the trees and woodlands of the Yorkshire Dales National Park.


  • Closing Date: 29/05/2018
  • Location: Grassington, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 10/05/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Shrewsbury

In this vital role, you’ll be supervising a team of dedicated volunteers and working on many different areas across the parkland. Typical tasks will include; fencing, hedge laying, tree planting, woodland management, deer management, and access infrastructure building and maintenance. We also grow, harvest and deliver 200 tons of woodchip to the estate bio-mass boiler to heat the Mansion and Stables, so you’ll be involved in making sure this process runs as smoothly as possible; this will involve you using tractors, trailers, timber cranes, telehandlers and chainsaws regularly.


  • Closing Date: 25/05/2018
  • Location: Attingham Park, Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Posted: 10/05/2018
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Community Development Officer (London)

Friends of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park

Salary: £24,135 (National Joint Council pay spine 22)

Contract: Fixed term to 31st October 2019, with possibility of renewal

We’re looking for an individual who wants to make a difference. As Community Development Officer, you will make full use of your interpersonal skills and ecological knowledge to lead on the coordination and day to day planning of a community cohesion project focused in Mile End (Shandy Park) and Aldgate East (Swedenborg Gardens) as part of London Borough of Tower Hamlets Community Cohesion Pilot Programme.


  • Closing Date: 01/06/2018
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 09/05/2018
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Buildings and Grounds Officer

Ryedale Folk Museum

Full time, permanent post

This job is a great opportunity to join a small and friendly team at Ryedale Folk Museum. The Buildings and Grounds Officer will help to maintain our Museum’s buildings and care for the six-acre site, alongside a team of enthusiastic volunteers. We are looking for a person who is able to identify maintenance tasks that need doing and then carry them out to a high standard, while respecting the historic nature of the Museum’s buildings. Currently, a team of 12 volunteers support the care of the site, and the postholder will be expected to organise and coordinate their tasks.


  • Closing Date: 03/06/2018
  • Location: Hutton-le-Hole, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 09/05/2018
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Grazing Assistant

Flexible job-share, initially 2 days a week

Fee : FTE circa £20,750 plus mileage

Our Trust helps to protect valuable wildlife habitats of the Sussex High Weald and South Downs through the delivery of conservation grazing with rare breed Exmoor ponies.

We work in close collaboration with local landowners and conservation agencies to provide a sustainable approach to limiting habitat degradation of our remaining chalk grassland and heathland.


  • Closing Date: 29/05/2018
  • Location: Sussex
  • Posted: 09/05/2018
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West Dorset Reserves Warden

Type: Permanent

Location: Based at Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve

Salary:  £22406 p.a. plus 5% employer pension

Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking a warden to deliver our practical work in the West of the County.  Based at the farm on our Kingcombe Meadows nature reserve, the postholder will be responsible for meeting the conservation work plans for DWT reserves in a variety of habitats through implementation of management plans and involvement in recording and monitoring. 


  • Closing Date: 31/05/2018
  • Location: Kingcombe Meadows Nature Reserve
  • Posted: 09/05/2018
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Policy Officer

Salary: £30,002   0.8 part time   (£37,503 fte)

We are seeking an enthusiastic person committed to high quality landscapes in Cumbria and to the ethos of the Friends of the Lake District. You will lead our work protecting and enhancing designated landscapes, woodlands and access, and manage some of our properties. You will have good written and communication skills and the ability to influence others. 


  • Closing Date: 01/06/2018
  • Location: Murley Moss, Kendal
  • Posted: 09/05/2018
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Assistant Ranger

£16,497 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 12 months)

Tiverton

Knightshayes is a busy and exciting mixed estate of some 380 acres, comprised roughly of half historic parkland and meadow and half woodland, with a hub of formal and woodland gardens, Victorian Gothic mansion and walled kitchen garden. While this hub of gardens and special buildings is central to our day to day, the ranger team is responsible for the care of the surrounding and outer lying park and woods.


  • Closing Date: 25/05/2018
  • Location: Tiverton, Devon
  • Posted: 08/05/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

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

Helston

You will be responsible for elements of the delivery of the Trust’s in-hand agri-environment schemes, which includes management of conservation grazing livestock (Shetland ponies), controlled burning and scrub cutting. You will help recruit and lead volunteers in practical nature and heritage conservation tasks as well as wildlife surveys and monitoring. You will also work closely with our NNR partners, other nature conservation organisations and our farm tenants.


  • Closing Date: 29/05/2018
  • Location: Helston, Cornwall
  • Posted: 08/05/2018
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Programme Manager, Living Levels Landscape Partnership

Location: Pye Corner, Gwent

Starting Salary: £29,507 - £31,966 per annum

Basis: Full time – contract until 30 September 2021

If you have a love of heritage and landscape along with a passion for working with people and making a difference, this could be the role you've been looking for.  We are looking for an experienced programme or project manager to lead the delivery of a multi-partner, HLF Landscape project and lead a small team of project staff. You’ll work with partners to create something really special for the landscape and people of the Gwent Levels: both those who live there and those who visit. 


  • Closing Date: 28/05/2018
  • Location: Pye Corner, Gwent
  • Posted: 08/05/2018
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Experienced Bat Surveyors

Bowland Ecology Ltd are looking for experienced bat surveyors for the 2018 field season (approximately June to August inclusive, with the potential to carry through to September) to assist with and/or lead a variety of bat surveys including dusk and dawn activity transects, emergence surveys and crossing point surveys. Assistance with other protected species and habitat surveys may also be required as part of the role. 


  • Closing Date: 25/05/2018
  • Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire
  • Posted: 08/05/2018
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Community Wildlife Manager (Oxfordshire)

Salary: £27,300 per annum

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Based: Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay

As Community Wildlife Manager, you will make full use of your interpersonal skills and ecological knowledge to help us achieve the Trust’s vision of an environment rich in wildlife, valued by all. This role will drive the development and delivery of community engagement initiatives within Oxfordshire, including growth of, and support for the two urban ‘Wild’ projects in Oxford and Banbury. The role will also deliver management of Oxfordshire nature reserves with an agreed community focus and have responsibility for the management of the Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre’s nature reserve.


  • Closing Date: 24/05/2018
  • Location: Littlemore, Oxford and Sutton Courtenay
  • Posted: 08/05/2018
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Outreach Trainee

Location: Clapham, North Yorkshire

21 hours per week for one year

Salary will be in line with National Minimum Wage rates.

Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust is offering a traineeship for a person to help us provide opportunities for people from targeted disadvantaged urban communities in West Yorkshire and East Lancashire to enjoy, learn about and help conserve the historical and natural environment of the Yorkshire Dales. 


  • Delete Date: 05/06/2018
  • Location: Clapham, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 08/05/2018
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Lead Ranger

Full Time, Permanent – Five days per week - £20,000 (+ pension)

An exciting opportunity has arisen to play a lead role in the ranger team at Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust. You will lead from the front in delivering a wide range of practical improvement works across some of Torbay’s most cherished green spaces, including a number of SSSIs and LNRs, including the stunning South West Coast Path.


  • Closing Date: 25/05/2018
  • Location: Occombe Farm, Paignton, Torbay, Devon
  • Posted: 08/05/2018
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Countryside Ranger (Occombe Farm)

Full Time, Permanent – Five days per week (includes weekend working) - £18,000 (+ pension)

We are looking to recruit an individual with at least two year’s relevant experience to fill the role of Countryside Ranger for Occombe Farm. In this role you will take the lead on managing all the visitor-facing aspects of the site including infrastructure (signs, paths etc.), animal husbandry and growing produce in the garden for use in our on-site café. You will build a strong body of volunteers to help with keeping the site in good order and ensuring that our visitors have a great time.


  • Closing Date: 25/05/2018
  • Location: Occombe Farm, Paignton, Torbay, Devon
  • Posted: 08/05/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 07/05/2018

Biodiversity Survey Volunteer, Dean Castle Country Park

Trainee Countryside Ranger , Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust

Animal Care - Birds, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Animal Care - Duckery, The Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Plantlife Cymru Office Volunteer, Plantlife International

Volunteer Rangers x 2, National Trust

Summer Volunteer Rangers x 2, National Trust

My Wild Child Volunteers , Avon Wildlife Trust

Conservation Volunteers , Scottish Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Wildlife / Conservation Surveyors, Hampshire County Council

County Dragonfly Recorder, British Dragonfly Society

Wildlife Casualty Volunteer (WCV), RSPCA

Volunteer Visitor Centre Assistant Intern, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Help Fight Corruption & Wildlife Crime, Volunteer 4 Africa

Volunteer Primate Research Assistant, Primate and Predator Project, Durham University

Volunteer Predator Research Assistant , Primate and Predator Project, Durham University

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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Keswick

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


  • Closing Date: 25/05/2018
  • Location: Keswick
  • Posted: 04/05/2018
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OED Assistant Editor: Science

Oxford University Press

Salary in the region of £24,000 depending on skills and experience

Based: Oxford

Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. The Oxford English Dictionary is the premier reference work in its field, documenting the English language from the Middle Ages to the present day. A team of 70 lexicographers and researchers, based in Oxford, is currently updating the full text of the dictionary.


  • Closing Date: 27/05/2018
  • Location: Oxford
  • Posted: 04/05/2018
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Biodiversity Officer

Starting Salary: £28,413 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent Full Time

Number of Hours: 37 hours per week

Location: Invicta House

Kent has a rich and diverse biodiversity and the wide range of species, and the habitats they rely on, contributes considerably to the county's economy and the quality of life of those living, working and visiting Kent. Over the coming years, the conservation and enhancement of this valuable natural heritage faces significant challenges from growth, changes to land management and use and the impacts of climate change.


  • Closing Date: 31/05/2018
  • Location: Invicta House
  • Posted: 04/05/2018
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Site Supervisor

Full-time, permanent

Salary: £24,000 – £30,000 (dependant on experience)

We are looking for a site supervisor, with a positive and professional attitude to join our Guildford based team. You will have experience of leading and motivating a team and taking responsibility for maintaining site health and safety. Ideally, you will also have experience of working in ecological contracting, countryside management or a similar field. You will enjoy physical work, leading by example and won’t be afraid to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in! 


  • Delete Date: 31/05/2018
  • Location: Guildford
  • Posted: 03/05/2018
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Temporary Field Surveyors

Acres Wild Woodlands Ltd

40 hours a week available on a self-employed basis. £115/day.

Work is in various locations across London.

Work involves inspecting trees for oak processionary moth nests on behalf of the Forestry Commission.


  • Delete Date: 31/05/2018
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 03/05/2018
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Operations Manager

We are looking for an inspiring manager and strong leader with a background in construction project management that shares our passion for the environment. As Operations Manager, you will have the responsibly for the safe and timely delivery of our busy and diverse programme of Environmental Contracting works. The role will report directly to the Managing Director and be responsible for an integrated delivery team including Site Managers, Site Supervisors and Project Managers.


  • Closing Date: 25/05/2018
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Posted: 02/05/2018
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Countryside Tasks Assistant

Location:          Eynsham, Oxfordshire

Contract:          Full time, temporary

Salary:             £18,070 - £20,138

An exciting opportunity to play a central role in providing, maintaining and protecting access to the wonderful countryside of Oxfordshire.  We are looking for an enthusiastic and hardworking individual with a passion for the countryside to join our front-line maintenance service.


  • Closing Date: 31/05/2018
  • Location: Eynsham, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 02/05/2018
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Eastern Nature Reserves Officer

Following new land purchases, we are expanding our reserve management team and looking for an experienced reserves officer to join us. Worcestershire Wildlife Trust manage 80 nature reserves, and this position managing our Eastern reserves contains a rich mix of habitats. These include regionally important wetland sites, semi-natural ancient woodlands and wood pasture. You will also manage Eades meadow and Fosters Green, a National Nature Reserve.


  • Closing Date: 24/05/2018
  • Location: Lower Smite Farm
  • Posted: 02/05/2018
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Estate Project Co-ordinator

Salary in the region of £35,000 to £37,500 depending on experience.

Full time

Investigating new development projects and management of ongoing projects within the Estate, completing planning and development applications, completing grant applications in association with the Land Agent, coordinating refurbishment projects on residential properties, dealing with associated contractors, management of all health and safety requirements including organising appropriate training courses.


  • Delete Date: 29/05/2018
  • Location: Charlbury, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 01/05/2018
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Assistant Park Foreman

Salary - £18,000

Full time - 07.30 - 16.00

The Cornbury Park Estate located in Charlbury, Oxfordshire comprises of park land, forest and farmland and includes a wide range of rural and commercial activities. A hands on approach to maintenance of park, including fencing, management of private water supply, security and electric gates, machinery maintenance, machinery and plant operation.


  • Delete Date: 29/05/2018
  • Location: Charlbury, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 01/05/2018
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Farming and Rural Enterprise Officer

Based at Rothbury and locations throughout Northumberland National Park

37 hours per week

2 posts (one fixed term for 2 years and one maternity cover)

£26,470 - £29,909 per annum

Northumberland National Park is England's most tranquil place, where dramatic hills and sheltered valleys stretch from Hadrian's Wall to the Scottish border. We are seeking an experienced and highly motivated person to lead on advice relating to agri-environment schemes and the sustainable use of the rural resource.


  • Closing Date: 04/06/2018
  • Location: Rothbury
  • Posted: 01/05/2018
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Cairngorms Peatland Action Project Officer

Salary: £29,633 - 35,672 (Band D) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term for 1 year

Working Hours: Monday - Friday; 37.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey

We have an exciting opportunity for a Cairngorms Peatland Action Project Officer to join our Land Management Team. You will work with colleagues, contractors and land managers across the National Park to identify projects which improve the peatland resource, lock up carbon and improve associated habitats (blanket bog).


  • Closing Date: 24/05/2018
  • Location: Grantown on Spey
  • Posted: 30/04/2018
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 30/04/2018

Volunteer Hedgerow Surveyors , Old Chalk New Downs Project, Kent County Council

Volunteer Gardener & Grounds Assistant, The Dogs Trust

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Ecologist

Location: Roadford Lake, Devon 

Salary Range: £22,000 - £26,000 per Annum

South West Lakes Trust is looking for a practical ecologist to contribute to ecological resilience and sustainable development at our conservation, access and recreation sites. Currently working in conjunction with South West Water on a SSSI project, you will contribution to improving and protecting key habitats. By liaising with operational employees, stakeholders, funders, statutory bodies and volunteers you will deliver environmental priorities.


  • Closing Date: 24/05/2018
  • Location: Roadford Lake, Devon
  • Posted: 26/04/2018
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Community Projects & Activities Officer

Location: Clitheroe (base), working across the catchment
Hours: 37.5 hours per week (negotiable)
Salary:  £21,000 - £23,000 (pro rata)
Contract: 24 month fixed term contract

RRT is looking to recruit a Community Projects & Activities Officer who will be a confident and clear communicator with experience of identifying and engaging community groups, then organising and delivering community and environmental education & engagement activities. These will include: community consultation, events and guided walks, creating walk routes and interpretation materials (including the installation of interpretation boards and signs), art projects, short films and other digital and interactive media projects.


  • Closing Date: 30/05/2018
  • Location: Clitheroe
  • Posted: 24/04/2018
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Teaching Trees Education Officers

(Self-employed)

Location:          Role 1: Lincolnshire/Northamptonshire, main sites in Grantham and Corby

                        Role 2: Ceredigion

Pay:                 £17.50 per hour, self employed

Hours:              1-2 days per week initially, school term time

We are looking for enthusiastic and self-motivated individuals, with engaging teaching styles, to take on these roles based in Grantham (with other sites around Lincolnshire and into Northamptonshire) and Ceredigion.  The successful candidates will work on a freelance basis, developing and leading education sessions for KS1 and KS2 children, helping to inspire in them a love of woodlands as well as an understanding of why, and how, we need to manage them.


  • Closing Date: 24/05/2018 updated
  • Location: Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire or Ceredigion
  • Posted: 19/04/2018
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