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

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Woodfield Project Manager

South West London, next to Tooting Bec Common

Up to £27,300 based on a 35-hour working week

Fixed term contract for one year with possible extension, subject to review and availability of sufficient resources. 5 days per week (35 hours)

The Woodfield Project is a registered charity dedicated to re-establish the Woodfield pavilion to create a community hub for education, recreation, leisure and sports activities that focus on health and wellbeing, and which conserves and builds an appreciation of the natural environment among its users.


  • Closing Date: 15/02/2019
  • Location: Tooting Bec Common
  • Posted: 18/01/2019
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Conservation Projects Manager

Salary up to £28,000 plus pension and life insurance

Full-time fixed term five year contract

We are looking for a passionate individual to lead the delivery of an ambitious project to re-introduce pine marten in the Forest of Dean. This project will be delivered in partnership between Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust and the Forestry Commission with support from the Vincent Wildlife Trust and the Woodland Trust.


  • Delete Date: 15/02/2019
  • Location: Forest of Dean
  • Posted: 18/01/2019
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Seasonal Warden Couple / Pair for 2019

Length of contract: Mid-April to Early-October 2019 (24 weeks). 

Remuneration: A weekly fee of £385 is payable to the couple / pair 

Greenhillock Glamping is a boutique eco camping and glamping site set in five acres of wildflower meadow in Angus. We are a small family run site with 25 camping pitches and three bell tent glamping pods. We strive to balance the simplicity of camping in unspoilt countryside with just the right facilities close at hand. We also highlight the importance of biodiversity and sustaining habitat.


  • Closing Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Angus
  • Posted: 18/01/2019
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Appointment of Members - Pembrokeshire Coast National Park Authority, Welsh Government

  • Closing Date: 07/02/2019
  • Location: Pembrokeshire
  • Posted: 18/01/2019
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Assistant Ecologist or Ecologist

This position is a fixed term 6 month contract (there may be a possibility of extension).

Scotland

We design and supply advanced ecological monitoring systems and undertake original research to help our clients in the UK and Eire make better informed land management decisions. We require committed individuals with a passion for science and the outdoors to join our team as Assistant Ecologist or Ecologist depending on skills and experience.


  • Closing Date: 04/02/2019
  • Location: Scotland
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
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Estate Foreman

A competitive salary is offered commensurate with experience and qualifications, together with a pension scheme and other benefits.

An exciting opportunity for a full-time estate maintenance role based on the Black Isle in the Highlands of Scotland, 10 minutes from Inverness.

We are looking to build a long-term working relationship with a hard working individual who would be dedicated to the general upkeep and development of estate assets.


  • Delete Date: 14/02/2019
  • Location: Black Isle, Highlands of Scotland
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
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Future Foresters Programme Officer

Future Foresters is a major RFS programme to inspire young people to take up careers in forestry, and support them to gain skills, qualifications and experience. This role, reporting to the RFS Chief Executive is a unique opportunity for an early career professional to make a material difference to the supply and quality of skills in the forestry sector.


  • Closing Date: 17/02/2019
  • Location: RFS office near Banbury, Oxon
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
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Project Officer

Scottish Badgers, in partnership with Scottish Wildlife Trust

HLF-funded  Project ‘Earn Your Stripes – Building Skills to Champion Wildlife’

Location: Central Belt of Scotland – Home-based, full-time

Salary: Range £27k - £32k, depending on experience and qualifications

A new and exciting fulltime post for three years, working with in various local authority areas, with several specialist NGOs in central Scotland. The candidate will be experienced in work in ecology, at degree level, and with good experience of working with volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 30/01/2019
  • Location: Central Belt of Scotland
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
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Countryside Management - Project Manager

Location: Kent

Salary: circa £30k

The Twig Group is a professional progressive and expanding environmental organisation at the heart of countryside management. As part the RSK Group, one of the UK’s largest environmental consultancies, Twig can provide clients with an unparalleled combination of environmental assessment and management consultancy services. Twig is now seeking an adventurous ‘hands-on’ pragmatic ‘Countryside’ environmental project manager to join its successful teams in pursuit of opportunity and career progression.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: Kent
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
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Senior Ecological Consultant

Location:     Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton

Salary:        Competitive 

Contract:     Permanent

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


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
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Tree Surgery Ground Operative

Job Type: Permanent

Job Hours: Full-time

Location: Southampton, Hampshire

Salary: £18578 - 20811 per year +

Southampton City Council have a position available for a Tree Surgery Team Grounds Operative. You will join our enthusiastic team of arborists operating in Central Southampton, providing a wide range of arboricultural services across the city.


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
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Head of Conservation x 2

Salary £33,423 - £38,733 pa (Band E) dependent on experience

plus 5% pension contribution

We are recruiting for two positions to drive forward our conservation work in England and Wales, providing exciting opportunities for experienced conservation professionals to lead our teams delivering conservation action in each country. These posts will play a key role in implementing our ambitious conservation strategy, developing our network of staff and volunteers and working to increase our impact in both countries.


  • Closing Date: 06/02/2019
  • Location: England / Swansea, Wales
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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Seasonal Environmental Birthday Party / Events Tutors

£100 per day / £200 per weekend

(2 hour party x 2 per day plus admin & preparation/clear up)

Saturdays and Sundays (daytime) during April to July plus September and October

Short term contracts during 2019

If you are passionate about wildlife and love the idea of working outside with children, then working with our Outdoor Learning team could be for you!  We are looking for two enthusiastic birthday party tutors to work out of our beautiful private woodland nature reserve in Leatherhead delivering a programme of birthday parties and family events. 


  • Delete Date: 13/02/2019
  • Location: Leatherhead, Surrey
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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Ecologist

Salary: Competitive dependent on experience.

Location: Based in Otley, West Yorkshire

Due to our increasing portfolio of commissions we are able to offer the opportunity for two further full-time permanent roles within our consultancy (Ecologist and Senior

We are seeking an Ecologist with at least two years’ ecology experience, to assist with large projects and manage their own small projects (with full support from senior colleagues). The main role will be to undertake protected species survey and reporting, with the opportunity to gain experience in other projects (e.g. botany and habitats).


  • Closing Date: 15/02/2019
  • Location: Otley, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Salary: Competitive - Dependent on experience.

Location: Based in Otley, West Yorkshire.

Haycock & Jay Associates are a successful ecological consultancy based in the rural market town of Otley, with the Yorkshire Dales National Park at our doorstep. We have an enviable portfolio of projects in both habitats and protected species spheres. For example: protected species surveys of historic country parks and listed buildings; and, long-term monitoring of National Nature Reserves.


  • Closing Date: 15/02/2019
  • Location: Otley, West Yorkshire
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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Tractor Driver

Location: Lewisham

Salary: London Living Wage

Full Time - Permanent following fixed term period

Glendale Grounds Management Ltd is one of the UK’s leading grounds maintenance contractors, providing green services to parks, gardens and green open spaces for local authorities and blue chip private sector clients.


  • Closing Date: 01/02/2019
  • Location: Lewisham
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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Countryside Ranger

Location:                      Country Parks

Salary range:                £20,043 to £23,574 pro rata

Contract status/type:     11 month fixed term contract

Working hours:             Between 18.5 – 29.6 per week (To be confirmed)

We are seeking a suitably qualified individual to look after the Council’s Country Parks and Local Nature Reserves.

You will welcome visitors & provide advice & events as required. You will work alongside other rangers, contractors and volunteers to complete outdoor practical tasks on all types of terrain & ground conditions.


  • Closing Date: 30/01/2019
  • Location: Country Parks
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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Landscape Partnership Manager

Chalk, Cherries and Chairs Landscape Partnership Scheme

Chilterns Conservation Board, The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 3LZ

£35,000 - £37,500 per annum

Fixed Term Contract to March 2024

An exciting opportunity to lead delivery of a £2.8m conservation and engagement scheme at the heart of the Chilterns – one of the country’s finest yet most threatened Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.


  • Closing Date: 05/02/2019
  • Location: Chilterns Conservation Board, The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 3LZ
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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Countryside Maintenance and Projects Team Ranger

Salary Details: £18,870 to £20,541 per annum

Job Term: Full Time

Appointment Type: 1 x Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2020

Location: Peak District Various

We are looking to recruit a Countryside Maintenance and Projects Team Ranger.

The post will involve planning and delivering various countryside maintenance tasks and projects to improve the visitor experience and protect important habitats and cultural heritage features.  


  • Closing Date: 28/01/2019
  • Location: Peak District
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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Seasonal Warden - Rockcliffe Marsh

Pay: £1,494.22 (gross pcm). Accommodation is provided.

42 hours per week.

The contract will start on 8 April 2019 and run for approximately 15 weeks (until around 19 July 2019).

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


  • Closing Date: 11/02/2019
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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Seasonal Warden – Foulney Island

Pay: £1,494.22 (gross pcm). Accommodation is provided.

42 hours per week.

The contract will start in early April 2019 and run for approximately 16 weeks depending on the breeding season.

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

This exciting role will see you responsible for one of the most important tern nesting colonies in the North West.


  • Closing Date: 11/02/2019
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Posted: 16/01/2019
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UK Biodiversity Officer (Gardens)

£36,513 per annum plus benefits

Fixed Term Appointment – 12 months with the possibility for extension (subject to funding)

The Natural History Museum has embarked on an ambitious and exciting masterplan in order to deliver its vision of a future where both people and the planet thrive. The Gardens Programme plays a significant role within this and will radically change our visitor welcome, enhance visitor access and engagement on-site and catalyse national action in support of the UK’s biodiversity. The role of UK Biodiversity Officer will be central to the formative development and (subject to funding) delivery of this scientific programme, both within the Natural History Museum’s gardens and at a network of research sites across the UK.


  • Closing Date: 23/01/2019
  • Location: Natural History Museum, London
  • Posted: 15/01/2019
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Assistant Countryside Rangers

x 4 full time x1 part-time (or job share)

Fixed Term – Summer Seasonals (April – Sept)

Hours  ie  Full time (37hrs) Part time (15hrs Sat & Sun)  per week

Salary:  £16,755 per annum (pro-rata)

We’re looking for Assistant Rangers to join us at Kingsbury Water Park. As our Assistant Ranger you’ll be working weekends and Bank Holidays in all weathers.  You’ll be helping to promote and assist visitors’ enjoyment of the countryside and contribute to events, volunteer management and provide information and advice on activities.  You will also be running holiday events and assisting with school groups.  Ensuring the park and facilities are clean and tidy; as well as take payment for goods and assisting with parking are all part of your duties.


  • Closing Date: 06/02/2019
  • Location: Sutton Coldfield
  • Posted: 15/01/2019
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Estate Maintenance Worker

Chasemore Farm LLP

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

Weekend emergency call rota (one in four)

Salary: £22,500 per annum depending on experience

Chasemore Farm is a 340-acre stud farm breeding high-quality thoroughbred horses in the Surrey Hills just outside Cobham. We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated team member to join the Estate Maintenance team. Reporting to the Estate Manager, duties will include the maintenance of farm buildings, paddocks and woodland areas.


  • Delete Date: 12/02/2019
  • Location: Cobham, Surrey
  • Posted: 15/01/2019
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Estate Foreman

Salary of £25,000 - £32,000 DOE

To oversee, manage and to become part of the existing skilled estate team covering a wide range of estate work including building improvement and maintenance, forestry work, strimming, fencing, dyking, drainage, gardening, landscaping, general machinery and estate maintenance.


  • Delete Date: 12/02/2019
  • Location: Middle Deeside
  • Posted: 15/01/2019
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Life Skills Mentor

Equinable Ltd

Salary £17,000

Romsey, Hampshire

We currently have an opportunity for a full time Life Skills Mentor for adults with learning disabilities within our Day Service. Our unique service offers the chance for our clients to learn valuable life and work based skills through working with our horses, small animals, horticulture and the environment around us, we do this by using experiential learning, developing confidence and well being.


  • Closing Date: 12/02/2019
  • Location: Romsey, Hampshire
  • Posted: 15/01/2019
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Site Manager - Ben Shieldaig Estate

Salary £27,000 - £30,000

As our Site Manager for Ben Shieldaig, you will work closely with the Project Development Manager in ensuring the estate is managed to the highest professional standards and in accordance with the Woodland Trust’s management approach and policies. You will lead on land management, in particular you will ensure the existing native pinewoods on site are being protected and enhanced, create and maintain up to 500ha of new native woodland, deer management and forestry grant applications. You will also be developing visitor access infrastructure and interpretation.


  • Closing Date: 17/02/2019
  • Location: homebaed in Scotland
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Project Development Manager - Ben Shieldaig Estate

Salary £30,000 - £40,000

Our vision is that the Ben Shieldaig Estate will become a thriving and robust mosaic of native woodland and open habitats that improve the environment and create a healthier, more resilient home for wildlife and people. We will work with our neighbours and other partners to make a difference at a truly landscape scale. The project will inspire others and benefit our cause through increased profile and support for the Trust and our work.


  • Closing Date: 17/02/2019
  • Location: homebased in Scotland
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Heritage Engagement Assistant

Location: Falkirk Salary starting at £16,504 - £17,880 per annum pro rata Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week. Contract: 10 months

The Heritage Engagement Assistant will help the Inner Forth Futures partnership deliver the "Inner Forth Wanderings and Windings" project between March 2019 and December 2019. The project will catalyse local participation and guardianship of heritage through engaging and empowering local people in co-creating new ways to explore, learn about, experience and interpret the heritage of the Inner Forth.


  • Closing Date: 04/02/2019
  • Location: Falkirk
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Administrative and Information Assistant

£9.08 per hour

3 days/week; Fri, Sat, Sun with flexibility for extra days in the summer season.

Working in a vibrant and busy Jurassic Coast Visitor Centre for the countryside Ranger Team, you will be the first point of call for many site based enquiries and bookings. Your role will be to enhance our visitors’ experience with key information, interpretation and a cheery welcome.


  • Closing Date: 30/01/2019
  • Location: Lulworth, Dorset
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Senior Site Manager

Location: Suffolk

Salary starting at: £34,643 - £37,530 per annum

Full time, permanent contract

You'll be managing our suite of sites between Aldeburgh and Walberswick within the Suffolk Coast & Heaths Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, including the iconic Minsmere reserve, a site bursting with biodiversity that supports the greatest range of species of any RSPB reserve.


  • Closing Date: 30/01/2019
  • Location: Suffolk
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Project Scientist - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Glenmore / Strathspey

Salary starting at: £25,463 - £27,585 per annum Hours: Full time. Contract: 5 Years

The Project Scientist will play an important role in delivering the programme of monitoring and management trials that supports restoration goals, as part of a core science team including science staff from the partner organisations. Cairngorms Connect has bold plans to make this inspiring place better for wildlife, and better for those who take joy from the wildlife and beauty of this extraordinary place.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: Glenmore / Strathspey
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Learning Assistant

Location: Newport, Gwent Salary starting at: £16,504 - £17,880 per annum pro rata Hours: Part time, 30 hours per week. Contract: 4 months - from April

We are looking for a Learning Assistant to work with our Learning Officer and volunteers, to deliver RSPB programmes which connect school children and young people with nature through curriculum-linked education programmes in the inspirational setting of Newport Wetlands National Nature Reserve in Wales.


  • Closing Date: 01/02/2019
  • Location: Newport, Gwent
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Area Ranger

£14,025 pa

Fixed term p/t (22.5 hrs pw to 29/11/19)

Kingsbridge

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: 27/01/2019
  • Location: Kingsbridge
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Rangers

£20,755 - £27,348 per annum, plus flexible benefits

35 hours per week (Monday – Sunday Shift Rota)

1 x Full Time Permanent

1 x Fixed Term till 31st March 2020 (with possibility to become permanent)

The award-winning Lee Valley Regional Park stretches an incredible 26 miles along the leafy banks of the River Lee, from Ware in Hertfordshire, through Essex, to the Thames at East India Dock Basin. The park provides a unique 'natural' corridor on London’s doorstep and provides a vital refuge for wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Lee Valley Park Farms
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Countryside Ranger

River Bourne Community Farm CIC 

2 Year Fixed Term Appointment - Castle Hill Country Park, nr Salisbury 

Hours: 37

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 per annum

A new 55 Hectare Country Park is being created near Salisbury within the Parish of Laverstock and Ford. The Country Park is a mixture of ex arable land reverting to chalk downland, landscaped chalk spoil to be sown with wildflower rich pasture seed, and small areas of woodland on steep slopes.


  • Closing Date: 08/02/2019
  • Location: Castle Hill Country Park, nr Salisbury
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Lead Ranger

£28,059 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Anglesey

Rangers play a hugely important role at the National Trust, thinking long term to look after our special places. 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. We are looking to recruit a Lead Ranger to join our team in Plas Newydd to ensure excellent, sustainable care and conservation is delivered across our land, be it our agricultural tenancies or our historic parklands.


  • Closing Date: 01/02/2019
  • Location: Anglesey
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Lead Ranger

£27,191 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 14/03/21)

Wasdale

We are looking for an experienced Lead Ranger to manage one of the most beautiful countryside portfolios in the National Trust – the West Lakes, Cumbria. There are huge opportunities here balancing conservation, cultural landscape, estate maintenance, relationships with farmers and visitor engagement; which is both challenging and rewarding. A part of this role will include working with and through partner bodies such as Natural England, the Lake District National Park, and others so you’ll need experience in partnership working.


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2019
  • Location: Wasdale
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Outdoor Learning Officer – Walthamstow Wetlands

Based: Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road, Tottenham, London, N17 9NH

Salary: £25,305

Full-time, fixed term contract for up to March 2020 with possible extension subject to funding. We will consider applications for job share or flexible working, subject to organisational needs.

London Wildlife Trust are partnering with London Borough of Waltham Forest as an activity partner for the Walthamstow Wetlands project. To help deliver the Heritage Lottery funded activity plan for this, we are currently recruiting for a Nature Reserve Manager for the Walthamstow Wetlands Site.


  • Closing Date: 23/01/2019
  • Location: Walthamstow Wetlands, 2 Forest Road, Tottenham, London, N17 9NH
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Assistant Project Officer

Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd

Fixed term contract to 31st March 2020, (extension subject to funding), 37 hours per week.

Salary: £17,000 per annum.  

BWE wish to appoint a skilled countryside operative with knowledge and experience of woodland management and conservation, to work with our team of adults with learning difficulties undertaking practical woodland tasks.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: Bolsover, Chesterfield
  • Posted: 14/01/2019
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Volunteer posts advertised week beginning 14/01/2019

Learning Team Voluntary 6 month Internship, Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Coast & Countryside Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

Residential Visitor Experience Intern - Dorset, RSPB

Wildlife Trainees (Education) Berkshire x 3, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Wildlife Trainee (Education) Oxfordshire, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust

Wildlife Trainees (Ecology) x 2, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Wildlife Trainees (Conservation), Buckinghamshire x2, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Seabird Cruise Volunteer, RSPB

Live Seabird Interpreter, RSPB

Car Park Attendant Volunteer, RSPB

Wildlife Trainee (Community) Nature Discovery Centre, Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust (BBOWT)

Assistant Warden Intern, RSPB

Marine Awareness Assistant x 3, Devon Wildlife Trust

Ranger Placement, Northumberland National Park

Hadrian's Wall Path National Trail Ranger Placement, Northumberland National Park

Long-term Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

Full Time Volunteer Ranger - Plymbridge Woods, National Trust

Living Seas Centre Voluntary Trainee, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

Residential Volunteer Warden , RSPB

Groundwork Youth Advisory Board, Groundwork

Volunteer Conservation Traineeship x 2, Durham Wildlife Trust

Handa Long-Term Volunteer x 3, Scottish Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Conservation Traineeship, Durham Wildlife Trust

Animal Care Voluntary Student Work Experience Placement, Shaldon Wildlife Trust

Volunteer Ranger, National Trust

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Assistant Ranger (Short Term)

£16,497 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 31/07/19)

Seahouses

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


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2019
  • Location: Seahouses
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Assistant Ranger x 2

£16,497 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 03/11/19)

Seahouses

Seahouses is the gateway to the Farne Islands which is an important breeding site for many seabirds including: Puffins, Guillemots, Terns, Eider ducks, Shags and Kittiwakes. The Islands are also one of the biggest Grey Seal pupping sites in the UK. As well as wildlife the Islands have many important historical buildings and features such as lighthouses, a 15th century pele tower and a chapel. All the profit generated from the Farne Islands goes towards conserving our wonderful coastline and wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2019
  • Location: Seahouses
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Assistant Ranger (Team Leader)

£17,023 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 03/11/19)

Seahouses

Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place in the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we 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.


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2019
  • Location: Seahouses
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Park Warden (Maternity Cover)

Gatton Park, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0TW

Salary circa £19,000 – £21,000 per annum (dependent on experience) & pension

Full-time appointment 40 hours per week

To undertake the hands on management of a historic, Grade II listed 260 acre estate, made up of parkland, woodland, gardens and lakes. Working alongside the Garden & Park Manager, the successful candidate will continue the ongoing restoration of the estate, with day to day management of the park.


  • Closing Date: 11/02/2019
  • Location: Gatton Park, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0TW
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Gavia Environmental

If you’re an Ecologist, with experience in managing medium to large scale projects, who is a self-starter and ambitious, then read on. We have an exciting opportunity to join our team in Perth or Glasgow and we’ll make sure you get the opportunities you need to take your career as far as you want it to go.   

The role of Senior Ecologist is a responsible position within the company directly reportable to the Ecological Team Lead and Directors of the Company.

 


  • Delete Date: 08/02/2019
  • Location: Perth or Glasgow
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Policy & Advocacy Officers

WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Gloucestershire, London or Home based

£28,775 per annum

This is a critical time for our amazing wetlands, and we need the support of decision makers, businesses, other NGOs and wider society to achieve our vision. Our Policy & Advocacy team works to engage with and influence these audiences, developing and advocating policy positions, building external relationships and advising internal colleagues seeking to build broader support for WWT.


  • Closing Date: 28/01/2019
  • Location: WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre, Gloucestershire, London or Home base
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Take Root Project Officer

Part time (2 Days a week) post to 31st December 2020  

Salary Range: Point 13 £25,837 - £28,401 (pro rata)

Based at Jeffrey Harrison Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Sevenoaks

The post holder will work closely with the Nature and Wellbeing Officer and Project Lead, Director of Engagement, West Kent Mind, Sevenoaks District Council, Involve Kent and other project partners in delivering the Take Root Project, reducing isolation and loneliness in later life, as a result of engaging with and connecting with nature-focussed activities. This will include leading mindfulness and health walks, leading practical conservation tasks, wildlife gardening, wildlife monitoring and watching, and organising wellbeing events.


  • Closing Date: 28/01/2019
  • Location: Jeffrey Harrison Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Sevenoaks
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Ecologist/Senior Ecologist

Scotland (Lanark/Flexible)

Full-time

Salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience

Bowland Ecology is seeking to employ a self-motivated and enthusiastic ecologist to an Ecologist/Senior position within the company. The key remit will be to continue to build on the growth of the Company’s Scottish office currently based in New Lanark. We will potentially consider candidates who might be based in alternative locations within Scotland.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: Scotland (Lanark/Flexible)
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Contract Manager

Edinburgh, EH12 9DB

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


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh, EH12 9DB
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Ecologists / Senior Ecologists

NLG Ecology

Salary, competitive and commensurate to experience

Positions are permanent

NLG Ecology are seeking two Consultant Ecologists and a Senior Ecologist capable of undertaking and managing a variety of field surveys and mitigation schemes, report writing and communicating effectively to clients to join our friendly and ambitious ecology team. We are a highly regarded and successful ecological consultancy built on the provision of pragmatic and robust ecological advice to our stable client base.


  • Closing Date: 11/02/2019
  • Location: Bollington, Cheshire
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Land Management Projects Officer

Hertford

Starting Salary: £23,866 pa progressing to £29,055 pa dependent on skills and experience

Full Time Hours, Permanent Contract

We work in partnership with landowners and communities to manage our access network and develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife. We also provide opportunities for informal recreation through leading events and guided walks, promoting cycle routes linking towns and the countryside and devising site based leaflets and interpretation.


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2019
  • Location: Hertford
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Tree Health Projects Officer

County Hall, Hertford

Starting Salary: £26,470 pa progressing to £33,136 pa pro rata for part time hours & dependent on experience

23 hours per week, Fixed Term/Secondment Contract to 31st March 2021

We work in partnership with landowners and communities to develop projects that enhance the environment for people and wildlife. We also provide opportunities for informal recreation through leading events and guided walks, promoting cycle routes linking towns and the countryside and devising site based leaflets and interpretation.


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2019
  • Location: County Hall, Hertford
  • Posted: 11/01/2019
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Assistant Warden

Location: Glasgow
Salary starting at £19,602 to £21,236 per annum Hours: Full time
Contract: Until end of August 2020

In your role as Assistant Warden you will be supporting the Warden in charge of these sites. This will involve undertaking physical work on the ground, undertaking surveys for all kinds of flora and fauna, helping to manage volunteers, liaising with the public and generally making sure that our management plans for each reserve meet our very high standards.


  • Closing Date: 01/02/2019
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Posted: 10/01/2019
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Ecologist

Greenwillows Associates is a friendly, family-run independent ecological consultancy based near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.

As part of our expansion we are recruiting for an Ecologist, with a minimum of two years’ experience in ecological consultancy, to join our team on a permanent, full-time basis. The role will incorporate both field and office work and you will be working directly with the main team based at the head office. The role will primarily incorporate work relating to UK protected species and habitats, but there also may be opportunities to undertake practical habitat management and creation depending on the candidate’s skill set and interests.


  • Closing Date: 07/02/2019
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Posted: 10/01/2019
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Senior/Principal Ecologist

Salary: Negotiable depending on experience

Greenwillows Associates is a friendly, family-run independent ecological consultancy based near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.

We are currently expanding and also offer practical arboricultural works, habitat creation and habitat management services. We have a fantastic opportunity available for an ambitious and passionate Principal/Senior Ecologist to join our team.


  • Delete Date: 07/02/2019
  • Location: Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
  • Posted: 10/01/2019
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Boat Supervisor/Area Ranger (Brownsea)

£23,375 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Poole

You will be responsible for the day to day management and delivery of the National Trusts Brownsea Island boat services and when necessary deputising for the Lead Ranger in their duties, Performing your role as a manager of a small team, or as an independent Ranger. You will enable everyone to feel welcome and to have outstanding and inspirational experiences at our property.


  • Closing Date: 27/01/2019
  • Location: Brownsea Island, Poole
  • Posted: 10/01/2019
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Forest Craftsperson x 2

Rothbury

£20,345 - £21,525

Practical forest and estate work, including tree felling, strimming, planting, fencing, vegetation control, path maintenance & basic surveying.


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2019
  • Location: Rothbury, Morpeth
  • Posted: 10/01/2019
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Farm Manager

£23,375 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Arundel

We’ve got a rare opportunity for an experienced Farm Manager for our unique sites that form the Woolbeding Countryside portfolio, managing our in hand livestock (cattle and sheep). The role will involve conservation grazing on and off National Trust sites, education, liaising with a number of stakeholders including members of the public and playing your part in the planning and execution of events. The successful candidate will also lead on field and pasture management across the estates.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: Arundel
  • Posted: 10/01/2019
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Tamara Landscape Partnership Development Manager

£32,641 - £39,961

Full-time, Fixed-term

37 hours per week

Liskeard

The Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is looking to recruit a Development Manager to lead our Second round bid for the £3.2m Tamara Heritage Lottery Funded (HLF) Landscape Partnership Scheme. The Scheme has been awarded an initial £180k for development.


  • Closing Date: 23/01/2019
  • Location: Liskeard
  • Posted: 09/01/2019
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Natural & Cultural Heritage Fund Audit & Compliance Officer

Fixed Term Appointment ending 30 June 2022

Starting salary £30,837 per annum

Location: Inverness preferred, but other SNH office locations will be considered

This post will be part of SNH’s Structural Fund Projects team, which is delivering two major European Regional Development Fund projects – the Green Infrastructure Fund (GIF) and the Natural & Cultural Heritage Fund (NCHF).   The post will primarily be involved in the NCHF, but may at times be asked to support the GIF team.  


  • Closing Date: 27/01/2019
  • Location: Inverness preferred, but other SNH office locations will be considered
  • Posted: 09/01/2019
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Field Studies Instructors

Osmington Bay, Weymouth, Dorset & Little Canada, Isle of Wight

Staff can earn up from £12,230 up to £17,100 pa (pro rata) depending on age and experience. Meals and accommodation packages available.

We offer seasonal contracts with flexible lengths, starting in February and March 2019.

PGL is the UK's leading provider of residential activity holidays and study courses for young people. Our beautiful activity centres on the Dorset coast and the Isle of Wight have vacancies for Field Studies Instructors.


  • Delete Date: 06/02/2019
  • Location: Osmington Bay, Weymouth, Dorset & Little Canada, Isle of Wight
  • Posted: 09/01/2019
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Project Manager

18-month Fixed Term

(£30,000 - £32,820 per annum, dependent upon experience)

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Nene Park Trust for a Project Manager to join our Trust Team.

We are looking for an experienced and pro-active project manager to join our Development Team and support the delivery of key strategic projects during a particularly important and busy period for the Trust’s development.


  • Closing Date: 18/02/2019
  • Location: Ham Farm House, Peterborough
  • Posted: 09/01/2019
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Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutor (self-employed)

Field Studies Council

Contract Term – Freelance

FSC West Group of centres is looking for self-employed Freelance Outdoor and Adventure Learning Tutors to support our work in the delivery of adventurous activities and / or academic fieldwork and environmental education to a wide-ranging audience; engaging and enthusing students and assisting FSC achieve its goal of ‘Bringing Environmental Understanding to All Through First-hand Experience’.  


  • Delete Date: 06/02/2019
  • Location: South / West Wales area
  • Posted: 09/01/2019
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Visitor Development Officer

Location: Cumbria

Salary starting at: £17,276 - £18,716 per annum, pro rata

Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Contract: 12 months fixed term

We believe that Haweswater offers something a unique in the Lake District. Quieter and wilder, it offers opportunities for engagement with nature not currently available elsewhere in the National Park. Over the past year the team at Haweswater have trialled a number of initiatives, ranging from a programme of guided walks to pop-up hotels. It will be your job to continue to develop and promote these and other initiatives so that they become a reliable income stream, supporting the reserve operation and enabling us to deliver more for nature.


  • Closing Date: 01/02/2019
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Posted: 09/01/2019
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Area Ranger

£23,375 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Solihull

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: 25/01/2019
  • Location: Solihull
  • Posted: 09/01/2019
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Heathland Mitigation & Grazing Warden

Hatch Pond Dept, Poole, Dorset

£21,074 - £23,111 per annum

Full Time

Permanent

Do you have a keen interest in the environment, conservation grazing and heritage of the local area? Do you enjoy being outdoors and have a passion to enthuse and educate local communities? If so the Borough of Poole is delighted to be able to offer the opportunity to become a Heathland Mitigation and Grazing Warden.


  • Closing Date: 27/01/2019
  • Location: Hatch Pond Dept, Poole, Dorset
  • Posted: 09/01/2019
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Seasonal Assistant Rangers

New Forest, Hampshire

March to September 2019

£15,945 per annum pro-rata to months worked

37 hours per week

Are you passionate about the New Forest National Park?  Are you outgoing, enthusiastic and enjoy working with the public?  We have an exciting opportunity for a minimum of three Seasonal Assistant Rangers to join our team engaging with forest users during the ground nesting bird season and visitors on Camping in the Forest campsites across the National Park.


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: New Forest, Hampshire
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Fisheries Officer

Edinburgh

£24,000 per annum

Full-time position

Fixed term for 3 years

A key component of the Trust’s work towards achieving a healthy and productive marine environment has been its Living Seas project, which focuses on marine planning, policy, and community engagement at both national and local levels. The Trust is keen to increase its capacity to engage with the management of Scotland’s marine resources and is currently looking for an experienced Fisheries Officer to join the Living Seas team. 


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Site Manager – NW Wales

Salary £26,000 - £28,000

As our Site Manager in North West Wales, you will represent the Woodland Trust locally, managing a diverse portfolio of sites on the Coed Cadw / Woodland Trust’s Estate in North West Wales to the highest professional standards and in accordance with the Woodland Trust’s management approach, policies and standard contracts.


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2019
  • Location: North West Wales
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Project Manager

Location: Clitheroe

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £25,000 - £29,000 dependant on experience

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

The Trust is looking to recruit a competent, dynamic, and enthusiastic person with experience in project development and delivery that would include consultant and contractor supervision. The role would oversee several projects that focus on physical environmental improvement projects particularly fish pass construction, weir removal, de-culverting, in-channel habitat and other similar river restoration works.  


  • Closing Date: 01/02/2019
  • Location: Clitheroe
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Fundraising and Engagement Officer

Thames Chase Trust

Salary £27,000pa

Contract: permanent, full time (37.5hrs per week)

Location: The Forest Centre, Upminster

The Thames Chase Community Forest covers 40 square miles of countryside around the London/Essex borders. To enable us to further and broaden our work, we are seeking a skilled and dynamic Fundraising and Engagement Officer to help grow the Trust’s voluntary income and its partner and supporter base. This is a key role at the Trust and the post holder will have the opportunity to use their existing experience and skills to really shape the fundraising and engagement activities of the Community Forest. 


  • Closing Date: 28/01/2019
  • Location: The Forest Centre, Upminster
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Project Manager

£31,671 pa

Fixed term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 31/03/21)

Bury St Edmunds

Are you an innovative Project Manager with experience in woods, trees or forestry who’s looking for a new unique opportunity to utilise your expansive skill set? If so, this role could be for you.

Based in the East of England, this is a newly created Project Manager post working across two of the key nature conservation organisations; National Trust and the Woodland Trust. This is an amazing opportunity to help deliver more for wildlife and people!


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: Bury St Edmunds
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Visitor Services Assistant

Salary Range: £16,905 – £17,148 per annum

Work Location: Lepe Country Park, Southampton

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Temporary (7 months)

Lepe Country Park is one of Hampshire County Council's most popular visitor attractions hosting around 300,000 visits each year. The site has a full programme of events for the public, welcomes school visits and has a very successful Friends group which provides many volunteers to assist park staff. Your work, as Visitor Services Assistant will be on the front line of our park, welcoming visitors and providing them with an experience that will inspire them to return to the Park again and again. 


  • Closing Date: 27/01/2019
  • Location: Lepe Country Park, Southampton
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Field Services and Estates Worker

3 Year Fixed Term Contract

Based at Exford

£16,755 to £18,672 per annum (Indicative grade -  subject to job evaluation results)

A Field Services and Estates Worker is required to join the Field Services Team to carry out a wide range of practical countryside work.


  • Closing Date: 04/02/2019
  • Location: Exford
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Invertebrate and Botanical Surveyors

£22,224 - £23,000 per annum (depending on your skills and experience)

Fixed Term Appointment (May – August 2019)

Full time

Are you an experienced field ecologist? We have several vacancies to monitor mobile species across England, on a high-profile project funded by Natural England.


  • Closing Date: 23/01/2019
  • Location: Across England
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Estate Horticulturist Level 1/Estate Grounds Person

Permanent, Full Time – 37.5 hours per week, 5 in 7 Days per week

£20,033 per annum

Are you practically minded? Do you have a high attention to detail? An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Horticulturist Level 1/Estate Grounds Person to join the team on our estate at RHS Garden Hyde Hall in Essex. Duties include mowing, strimming, hedge cutting and the use of 3 point linkage and PTO driven equipment.


  • Closing Date: 28/01/2019
  • Location: RHS Garden Hyde Hall, Chelmsford, Essex
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Project Manager

Creating Natural Connections Project

Salary: £28k - £30k per annum, depending on experience

An experienced project manager is required to lead the delivery of the multi partner programme, working closely with project staff, community organisations and partners to deliver and ambitious programme of integrated capital projects and activities. The Project Manager will be responsible for the overall scheme delivery ensuring there is robust financial management and that outcomes are monitored and evidenced.  They will provide leadership for the project partners and staff to ensure that Creating Natural Connections secures a sustainable legacy.


  • Closing Date: 05/02/2019
  • Location: Cumbernauld
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Communications Officer

Creating Natural Connections Project

Salary: £24,500 pro rata

21 hours per week, 12 month fixed term contract

Since 2011, the Cumbernauld Living Landscape partnership has been enhancing, restoring and reconnecting green areas of the town to improve the environment for both people and wildlife.

An experienced communications professional is required to lay the foundations for high-quality and effective communications to be delivered by the project team. They will work closely with the team and partners to establish clear processes for generating creative content and develop marketing material to support the project delivery. The post holder will lead on the development of the year 1 flagship events programme and planning for national media work.


  • Closing Date: 05/02/2019
  • Location: Cumbernauld
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Ecology Work Placement

We are looking for suitable candidates for our 2019 spring/summer work placement scheme. The scheme will start in mid-April and run to the end of October. The placement is based at our Hampshire office.

This opportunity is open to any student with a keen interest in ecology and currently studying a related degree/masters, or a recent graduate in a related subject.

This is a fantastic opportunity to gain work experience with a leading UK ecological consultancy.


  • Delete Date: 05/02/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 08/01/2019
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Crew and Wildlife Guides

Contract starts Tuesday 5th March 2019, completion of contract Friday 15th November 2019.

Seafari Adventures (Oban) are Scotland’s foremost Marine Tourism specialists. A Visit Scotland Quality Assured 5* Wildlife Experience with a fleet of RIBs, we seek 3 recent graduates in marine biology or similar to join our team for 2019. The core element of the role is to deliver exceptional and memorable wildlife tours. You will also be required to assist with various practical and physical projects during quieter periods.


  • Delete Date: 04/02/2019
  • Location: Oban
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Area Ranger

£23,375 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Swanage

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: 27/01/2019
  • Location: Swanage
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Principal Officer - Countryside Access

Location: Oxford

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £37,107 - £43,757 per annum

Oxfordshire’s countryside is a hugely valuable resource and we’re looking for an experienced countryside access professional to lead the discipline for the authority. We are looking for a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and dynamic countryside access professional who understands the importance of the public rights of way network in a broader strategic context.


  • Closing Date: 03/02/2019
  • Location: Oxford
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Director of Operations

Salary £55,989 - £65,250 pa

Spanning 200 square miles of central England, the National Forest is one of the country’s most ambitious and highly regarded environmental projects. It is about so much more than trees; pioneering new ways of working to reconnect people and businesses with nature, and creating a place to grow together. For more than 20 years the National Forest Company has driven forward the vision for the National Forest, taking it from a leap of faith to the success story we see today: a restored forest landscape; an emerging visitor destination; and the active support of local communities. But there is so much more to do.


  • Closing Date: 08/02/2019
  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Hardwick Green Meadows Project Officer

c£21,000 per annum pro rata - 13 months fixed-term contract ending 31st March 2020

Are you passionate about engaging with local communities about importance and heritage of wildflower meadows? Would you like to play a key role in working with schools, local residence and volunteers to raise the profile of rare floodplain meadows and how these precious sites have influenced the people around them? If so, we're looking for an enthusiastic project officer to join our influential engagement team ​in Worcestershire.


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: Hindlip, Worcestershire
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Finance, Membership & Administration Officer

Woodland Heritage

Based either at Whitney Sawmills in Herefordshire or from home, this new post will be responsible for the smooth running of this small but growing charity (No. 1041611), at the heart of the timber supply chain.

Salary: £8,736 for 14 hours per week (£21,840 per annum fte), plus reasonable expenses and generous holiday allowance for a post with an initial term of two years.


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2019
  • Location: Whitney Sawmills in Herefordshire or from home
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Tutor

Field Studies Council

FSC Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey

Salary - £19,726 - £22,511 per annum

Contract Term - This is a Fixed Term position starting on 4th March 2019 and ending on 25th October 2018.

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’. 


  • Closing Date: 24/01/2019
  • Location: FSC Juniper Hall, Dorking, Surrey
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Communications Apprentice

2 Year Apprenticeship

Full-time - 37 hours

£8,462 per annum (£4.39 per hour) for first year. Rising to the national minimum wage in the second year

This apprenticeship is based at our office in Bainbridge, Wensleydale.

The Yorkshire Dales National Park is one of the most beautiful landscapes in the UK and we are looking for someone who would love to help us promote it. We have an opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to kick start their career with an apprenticeship within the Communications Team. 


  • Closing Date: 28/01/2019
  • Location: Bainbridge, Wensleydale
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Volunteer Manager

Salary - £30,000

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 an experienced Volunteer Manager to play a crucial role in developing volunteering across the charity.


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Dorsington, Warwickshire
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Assistant / Graduate Ecologists

Total Ecology Ltd

6 months over the busy summer survey season.

Salary: £15,600 pro-rata.

Total Ecology Ltd is a growing ecological consultancy working all over the UK but based in Northumberland. The applicant would be expected to carry out a wide range of tasks including assisting on protected species and habitat surveys, data mapping and contributing to the writing of reports.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Eskdale Mill Manager

Eskdale Mill & Heritage Trust

Boot, Eskdale

£13,000 p.a. (fte £16,250) + rent-free detached cottage

Fixed term contract 2 years and 2 months

We are seeking a self-motivated person to manage our newly refurbished mill, provide a welcoming visitor experience and engage volunteers. Eskdale Mill is a Grade II* listed water mill that is undergoing a £1 million restoration and interpretation project thanks to a National Lottery grant (Heritage Lottery Fund) and other grants. The site will be re-opened to the public in the summer of 2019 and we need a dynamic and enthusiastic Mill Manager to take charge of its day-to-day running and on-going conservation.


  • Closing Date: 04/02/2019
  • Location: Boot, Eskdale
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Ecologist / Senior Ecologist / Principal Ecologist

Salary Range: £21K - £42K DOE

We are a growing environmental consultancy with over 20 years experience of providing a professional service to a broad spectrum of clients across Wales and the South West of England.

Our ethos is to promote and encourage sustainable and ethical environmental concepts and solutions that will benefit all. We believe that a well motivated and rewarded team is key to achieving our business aims and goals.


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: Caerphilly / Cirencester
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Tutor

Field Studies Council

FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot

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’. 


  • Closing Date: 18/01/2019
  • Location: FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Biolinks Project Assistant

Field Studies Council

FSC Head Office, Preston Montford, Nr Shrewsbury

Salary - £17,284 - £18,877 per annum. 

Contract Term - Fixed Term - 2 Years

Effective nature conservation decisions depend on the availability of good quality and robust information. Current trends are measured in biological records. The FSC BioLinks project is already successfully generating more records with increased accuracy and focus on those species that are currently data deficient. 


  • Closing Date: 31/01/2019
  • Location: FSC Head Office, Preston Montford, Nr Shrewsbury
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Countryside Manager

£31,671 pa

Fixed term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 8 months)

Keswick

We are looking for an experienced Countryside Manager to manage one of the most beautiful and ecologically diverse portfolios in the NT – the North Lakes, Cumbria. There are huge opportunities here balancing conservation, cultural landscape, estate maintenance, relationships with farmers and visitor engagement which should be is both challenging and rewarding.


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Keswick
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Head Gardener

£27,191 pa

Fixed term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 36 months)

Ashbourne

An incredibly rare opportunity has arisen to lead our gardens team in the design and development of a brilliant new garden in the setting of the Grade 1 listed Sudbury Hall. Currently, a very lovely, green blank canvas, our ambition is to develop a ‘destination garden’ for the north Midlands and we’re looking for a dynamic, experienced Head Gardener to help us achieve this goal.


  • Closing Date: 22/01/2019
  • Location: Ashbourne
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Ecologist/Senior Ecologist (Highlands)

Highland Ecology & Development wish to appoint an experienced Ecologist/Senior Ecologist to join our team of professional ecologists in our northern office, based near Inverness.

This is a full time post and a salary commensurate with your experience and skills will be offered.

The post will provide support for a range of projects, field surveys and reporting throughout the Highlands and Islands.


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Near Inverness
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Visitor Experience Team Placement Ranger

Location: One of Carsington Water, Draycote Water or Staunton Harold Reservoir

Contract: 12 month Undergraduate Placement

Salary of up to £16,500 per annum

This role is an excellent opportunity for any environmental, or countryside management undergraduate, to gain valuable in-depth experience and training at one of Severn Trent’s busy and beautiful Visitor Sites. As the public face of Severn Trent Water, good communication and people skills are essential at all times. During the placement you will develop first class customer service skills, and will look to protect and enhance the company’s brand and image through the quality of service offered.


  • Closing Date: 01/02/2019
  • Location: One of Carsington Water, Draycote Water or Staunton Harold Reservoir
  • Posted: 07/01/2019
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Planning Forester

Newton Stewart

£30,140 - £33,303, plus benefits

It's an exciting time for Forestry in Scotland, our organisation is changing and we need people to help us during our evolution and beyond.

The Forestry and Land Management (Scotland) Act 2018 completes the devolution of forestry from Westminster to Holyrood. Under this Act, Scottish Ministers will set up two new executive agencies: Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) responsible for the management of the National Forest Estate and Scottish Forestry (SF) responsible for policy, regulation and grant-giving for tree planting.


  • Delete Date: 25/01/2019
  • Location: Newton Stewart
  • Posted: 21/12/2018
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Graduate Ecologist

Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd is a specialist environmental contracting company with a head office located in the Avon valley, just north of Salisbury, Wiltshire.

Founded in 1994, we have over twenty years of experience dedicated to nature conservation and habitat creation, restoration and management, particularly on environmentally sensitive and challenging sites. Works include River Restoration, Ecological Mitigation, Habitat Creation and Ecological Monitoring.

Five Rivers is a rapidly expanding company and as our team continues to grow we are able to offer a vast amount of experience in all aspects of environmental consulting and management works.


  • Delete Date: 25/01/2019
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire
  • Posted: 21/12/2018
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Green Lanes for Bumblebees Project Trainee

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

Fixed term (1st April-18th October)

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a full time project trainee to develop new sites in Romney Marsh, Kent.

Your primary role will be to undertake bumblebee and wildflower surveys, engage with farmers and other land owners, to do habitat management work with volunteers and conduct outreach activities.

This position is part of the ‘Green Lanes for Bumblebees’ Project of The Fifth Continent Landscape Partnership Scheme.


  • Closing Date: 18/01/2019
  • Location: Kent
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 21/12/2018
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Data Monitoring Officer

Bumblebee Conservation Trust

This is a part-time, fixed-term one-year home-working position.

The Bumblebee Conservation Trust (BBCT) is looking for a part-time Data Monitoring Officer to work with the Science and Conservation teams to analyse habitat and bumblebee abundance data. This role is home-based but some travel will be required.

You will support data analysis by standardising data collection and storage protocols and collating existing data into this framework.  There will also be opportunities to get involved with data collection in the field.


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Home based
  • Posted: 21/12/2018
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Senior Land Manager (Berkshire)

Salary: £36,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Based: Berkshire

The purpose of this role is to lead development and delivery of the Trust’s work to restore nature through the effective management of our nature reserves and wider countryside land management initiatives across Berkshire. Responsible for developing, co-ordinating and delivering the Trust’s Land Management objectives in Berkshire relative to the Trust’s overall Strategic Plan and the West Berkshire Reserves & Commons Business Plan and Grant.


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Posted: 21/12/2018
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Head of People Engagement

Salary: £38,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent, 35 hours/week

The Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust (BBOWT) was formed in 1959 and has a vision of an environment rich in wildlife for everyone, valued by all. We aim to lead the way to nature’s recovery through innovative land management, and connect people with nature to improve their wellbeing. We work in partnership and through collaborative projects with local communities, businesses, land owners and local authorities.


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: Littlemore, Oxford
  • Posted: 21/12/2018
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Business Development Manager

Salary: £33,636 to £36,601

Working pattern: Fixed Term Appointment – 3 years

Full-time 37 hours per week

Location: Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7NH

To lead, develop and manage essential business improvement projects across functions, increasing our financial sustainability. With particular focus on generating income by optimising existing and developing new opportunities.


  • Closing Date: 22/01/2019
  • Location: Lyndhurst, Hampshire
  • Posted: 20/12/2018
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Senior Ranger

Salary: £28,776 - £31,090 per annum

An excellent opportunity has arisen to work for Hart District Council’s multi-award winning Countryside Department. This comes at an exciting time in the delivery of our service and is full of opportunity for an enterprising candidate.  Hart District Council are investing heavily in the provision of quality green space and are currently constructing new countryside sites across the district.  These include 2 major country parks and a further 5 new wildlife sites amounting to a total investment of £45 million + in the future of our green spaces.


  • Delete Date: 24/01/2019
  • Location: Hart, Hampshire
  • Posted: 20/12/2018
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Seabird Fieldworker

Salary: £14,014 - £14,942 p/a pro rata (NB accommodation also provided at no charge).

Dates: Contracted 13 April to 17 August 2019

Location: Skomer Island

Hours: 35 hour per week contract, including some anti-social hours; hours can be dictated by weather conditions and surveillance and monitoring of some species may require night work.

The post is residential on the island and responsibilities include data collection, collation and analysis for seabird census and productivity projects within the Skomer management plan, in line with our contract specification from JNCC.  The post-holder will also carry out surveys and monitoring as directed by the warden and contribute to other island tasks including interpreting the island's wildlife for visitors.


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2019
  • Location: Skomer Island
  • Posted: 20/12/2018
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Graduate Trainee: Seed Research, Procurement & Treatment

Salary: Dependent on experience

Start date: Ideally January/February 2019

Maelor Forest Nurseries Limited is an independent company and one of the largest forest tree nurseries in Europe. We are also a registered Seed Testing Station and have an on-site Somatic Embryogenesis laboratory. We operate on a 175-hectare site located just inside Wales on the Welsh/Shropshire border. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, motivated and focused individual to work closely with our Seed Technician and nursery management team.


  • Delete Date: 24/01/2019
  • Location: Clwyd, Wales
  • Posted: 20/12/2018
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Countryside Access Officer

Location: Ron Groves House, Oxford

Salary: £21,074 - £29,055 per annum (dependent on skills and experience)

Contract type: Permanent

Hours per week: 37.00

Our Countryside Service function is expanding and due to an internal promotion has created an exciting opportunity to play a central role in providing, maintaining and protecting access to the wonderful countryside of Oxfordshire.


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2019
  • Location: Ron Groves House, Oxford
  • Posted: 19/12/2018
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Connecting Steps Project Assistant  

Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust wish to recruit a project assistant to help deliver our Connecting Steps project as part of the Sheffield Lakeland Partnership project.

Do you feel you are able to inspire people about the landscape and its natural and cultural heritage? We have an exciting opportunity for someone to encourage more people to visit the Sheffield Lakeland areas. 

We are looking for someone to develop relationships with local community groups/organisations to inspire and encourage them to take part in the activities.   


  • Closing Date: 18/01/2019
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Posted: 19/12/2018
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Site Operative

Bristol/Southampton/Coventry

We are looking for site operatives, who are outstanding team players and who have a positive and professional attitude to join our Bristol-based team to undertake projects locally and nationwide. Help in the delivery and undertaking of ecological contracting work packages on site, helping to ensure that works are delivered on programme, on budget and with zero defects


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: Bristol/Southampton/Coventry
  • Posted: 19/12/2018
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Site Supervisor

Bristol/Southampton/Oxford/Coventry

We are looking for an experienced site supervisor, who is an outstanding team player and who has a positive and professional attitude to join our team working on a variety of projects locally and nationwide. The successful candidate(s) will be joining a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines such as Ecology, Landscape and Arboriculture. 


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: Bristol/Southampton/Oxford/Coventry
  • Posted: 19/12/2018
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Team Leader

Bristol/Southampton/Coventry

RSK Habitat Management are a new and exciting business, providing practical ecological contracting solutions for our clients. We provide results-based outcomes for clients and biodiversity, with innovation at the heart of everything that we do. The successful candidate(s) will be joining a team of professionals who work closely with colleagues in other disciplines such as Ecology, Landscape and Arboriculture. 


  • Closing Date: 21/01/2019
  • Location: Bristol/Southampton/Coventry
  • Posted: 19/12/2018
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Visitor Centre Manager

Warwickshire Wildlife Trust

This is an exciting opportunity based at our Parkridge Visitor Centre in Brueton Park, Solihull.

The Centre receives in excess of 100,000 visitors per year. The successful applicant will be responsible for managing the facilities at the Centre, including overseeing cafe operations, retail, delivery of events and working with colleagues to deliver a fantastic experience for our visitors, engaging them with the work of Warwickshire Wildlife Trust.


  • Closing Date: 18/01/2019
  • Location: Parkridge Visitor Centre, Brueton Park, Solihull
  • Posted: 19/12/2018
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Invasive Species Officer

Contract: 01 March 2019 – 31 March 2020

Salary: £24,000 to £27,00 per annum pro rata

We are looking for an Invasive Species Officer to deliver our campaign to raise awareness of invasive non-native species and work with South West Water to prepare and implement biosecurity measures. By working with local communities, volunteers, employees, partners and external funders you will improve the understanding of the risks presented by invasive non-native species, encouraging biosecurity control measures as part of their everyday experience.


  • Closing Date: 18/01/2019
  • Location: Throughout Devon, Dorset, Cornwall and Somerset
  • Posted: 18/12/2018
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Visitor Experience Manager

Location: Nethy Bridge, Inverness-shire
Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a natural leader with excellent people skills and a passion for connecting people with nature. You will spearhead the development and delivery of the visitor experience at the Loch Garten Osprey Centre, and will lead the seasonal team of Visitor Experience staff and volunteers (short-term, long-term and local) in delivering a GREAT welcome to all our visitors.


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2019
  • Location: Nethy Bridge, Inverness-shire
  • Posted: 18/12/2018
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Seasonal Assistant Ranger

Christchurch and East Dorset Councils

We are looking for two enthusiastic and highly motivated people to join the Ranger team at Moors Valley Country Park. You will get involved in all aspects of running this busy country park. Particularly, you play an integral part in delivery the environmental education programme and be involved in managing the natural and amenity areas within the park.


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Moors Valley Country Park, Ashley Heath, Dorset
  • Posted: 18/12/2018
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Field Ecologists & Graduate Ecologist

Peak Ecology Ltd based in Bakewell, Derbyshire and working across the country

Graduate Ecologist   Salary £15,000 pro rata (seven month contract)

The successful candidate will embark on our seven month internship, a structured training programme of professional development.

Field Ecologists   Salary £17,500 - £20,000 pro rata (six month contract)

As a Field Ecologist in Peak Ecology you will be a key member of the team helping to deliver a range of diverse projects across the country.


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2019
  • Location: Bakewell, Derbyshire
  • Posted: 17/12/2018
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Licensed Bat Ecologist

Derbyshire

Salary range £20,000 to £32,000

We are looking for an enthusiastic and highly competent ecologist to join our team in Bakewell, Derbyshire. We would like to complement our current skill base with another licenced bat ecologist; applicants must have a minimum of a current Level 2 class licence.


  • Closing Date: 25/01/2019
  • Location: Derbyshire
  • Posted: 17/12/2018
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Ecological Records Officer

Part time - 2 days per week

Initially for 6 months with potential for longer term job share

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

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


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

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

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

Hours: Part time, hourly paid

Contract: 6 months fixed term

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


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

Location: Silverdale, Lancashire

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

Hours: Part time, 21.75 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

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


  • Closing Date: 20/01/2019
  • Location: Silverdale, Lancashire
  • Posted: 07/12/2018
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