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Location: Middleton Lakes
Salary: £22,073 - £23,912
Hours: Full time
Do you want to work at a dynamic and exciting wetland with the potential to deliver first class habitat creation and visitor experience? We are looking for someone to thrive, succeed and play a vital role as our reserve moves into its next chapter.
A decade ago this reserve was a quarry, now it is full of wildlife. Every year we find new species which have colonised the site! For an inland nature reserve, we certainly punch above our weight!
Midland Ecology is looking to expand its team of bat surveyors to assist on dusk and dawn surveys from the beginning of May. Entry level position, full training provided.
You will ideally be located in the West Midlands as most of our work is within 60 minutes of our Sutton Coldfield office.
You must be available (and willing) to work antisocial hours including dawn surveys, which start 2 hours before sunrise.
Due to increasing workloads and ambitious growth plans, SLR is seeking Ecologists in Sheffield/Leeds/Shrewsbury/Worcester, as well as Senior Ecologists in Sheffield/Leeds.
Ecologists will undertake a wide variety of field survey work and related ecological assessments across a diverse range of projects. Senior Ecologists will add management of ecological projects, business development and mentoring more junior consultants to these field and reporting based activities
Full time, permanent role
Over the last decade, Avian Ecology has earned a reputation for professional excellence, delivering consultancy services to the highest of standards on projects of all scales across the UK. Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse and challenging.
The successful candidate will provide support for our on-going work. Duties will include fieldwork, data management and report writing, and there will be opportunities to develop field skills, project management and client liaison in a busy consultancy environment.
The role will be initially on a six month contract.
Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse and challenging.
We are a team of friendly, enthusiastic and passionate ecologists and we offer a strong remuneration package in a vibrant and flexible working environment. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest calibre of personnel and providing them with an opportunity to flourish in an environment where excellence, progression and development is encouraged, supported and rewarded.
Full time, permanent role
In response to our continuing success, Avian Ecology is looking for an experienced ecologist to join our skilled team, based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office.
As a Senior Ecologist you will lead your own projects and also work as part of larger teams providing ecological advice across a range of sectors including renewables, infrastructure, minerals and large scale commercial developments.
Part-time 0.6fte (22 hours 12 minutes) per week
Fixed term contract to 28 February 2021
£24,307 - £28,083 pa pro-rata (dependent on experience) plus 5% pension contribution
Do you want to be a part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a £6.6million National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations. We have built a team of enthusiastic and experienced people across the partnership leading innovative conservation work and inspiring the nation to discover, value and act for threatened species. A new opportunity has arisen to join this team on our Roots of Rockingham project in Northamptonshire, working on a range of species from bats and orchids to adders and butterflies.
Full Time - 37 hours per week, Salary up to £27,358 per annum.
Wychavon District Council have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced individual to join the dedicated Parks and Green Space team within Client Services based in Pershore. You will support with the management of parks including 5 which hold Green Flag Awards as well as managing standard public open spaces and verges.
Salary: Commensurate with experience Location: Warwickshire (home-based considered)
Hours: Full time/part time/flexible – all options considered
Position type: Fixed term April-Sept (a start in May will be considered)
We are recruiting for junior roles this year!
As we’re approaching the 2019 survey season, we are looking to recruit at least one full-time Seasonal Field Surveyor. Ideally this fixed term contract would be full-time and cover the months April-September, but we will also consider contracts starting in May and reduced hours or job sharing.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Warwickshire (home-based considered)
Hours: Full time/part time/flexible – all options considered
Position type: Permanent
Ecolocation are looking to recruit a permanent Senior Ecologist or Principal Ecologist position with a specialism in bats, starting as soon as possible. We are very happy to consider full time or part-time hours as well as flexible working; what we’re really keen on is for you to be the right person for the job with the right skills to complement our existing team.
The National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Salary: £19,000 pro rata
Hours: Part-Time 15 hours per week flexibly distributed.
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) are some of the nation’s most cherished landscapes. From the uplands and remote villages of the North Pennines, though the chalk grasslands and beech woodlands of the Chilterns, to the cliffs and fishing villages of Cornwall; all are different; all are special. We are looking for an Administrative Officer to provide an administrative support function to the national team and its board of trustees.
Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 24 months)
Our pedigree Longhorn herd and Southdown flock are part of the history of Shugborough and a vital resource in delivering our conservation outcomes for the estate. They are also loved by our visitors; lambing and calving are seasonal highlights and take place in full view of the public. As Livestock Manager you will be responsible for all elements of our livestock operation: managing breeding programmes, maintaining high standards of animal welfare and compliance, and managing grazing to get the best for nature.
(Manchester, London, Cotswolds, Birmingham)
Salary: Dependant on experience
Tyler Grange is a leading UK environmental planning consultancy specialising in Landscape Planning, Ecology and Arboriculture. TG have experience in working to secure planning consent by way of assessment and design inputs across a wide range of sectors including residential, commercial, education, transport and energy proposals.
Starting salary: £27,000 plus vehicle
The role will be home-based but require liaison with relevant head office teams, BASC country and regional offices and there will also be significant contact with external bodies.
Taste of Game promotes local and natural produce that has been harvested or hunted, encouraging the sustainable use of natural food. We inspire the consumer to eat game through great recipes, special offers and delicious game products. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to support the development and delivery of the Taste of Game programme.
Location: Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton
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.
Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.