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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.


Midlands vacancies: Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire, West Midlands, Hereford & Worcester and Warwickshire.


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Trainee Placements

Marches Mosses BogLIFE (LIFE15 NAT/UK/000786)

Full time, 1 year fixed term from 24th June 2019

£8,000

We are looking for trainees for the Marches Mosses BogLIFE project.  The project aims to restore Britain’s 3rd largest lowland raised bog within the Fenn’s, Whixall & Bettisfield Mosses and Wem Moss NNRs near Whitchurch, Shropshire and Wrexham in Wales.

You will work on all aspects of the project, from practical habitat management to public engagement.


  • Closing Date: 17/05/2019
  • Location: Whitchurch, Shropshire and Wrexham
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 23/04/2019
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Community Roots Engagement Co-ordinators

Up to £28,000 + contributory pension, excellent holiday and other benefits

For roles based in London we offer Inner London allowance of £3,752 pa

Three-year fixed-term contract

Newark, Leeds, Sefton, Birmingham and London

The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest and newest charities, having been set up in 2012 to care for over 2,000 miles of historic inland waterways. Now, less than a decade later, we are embarking on the next stage of our journey, as we adopt a new six-region structure that will enable us to serve customers and stakeholders more effectively and help make us the charity for wellbeing and waterways. We believe life is better by water. Join us, at this exciting time, and you can help make that vision a reality.


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Sefton, Liverpool, Sheffield, Sandwell, Walsall, Leicester, East London and West London
  • Posted: 05/04/2019
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Ecological Advisor

Contract Duration: May 2019 –October 2019, Full time
Salary: €35,000 per annum pro rata

Location: Headford, Co Galway

The Ecological Advisor will survey and monitor breeding Curlew populations, and nest sites for breeding outcomes. They will provide advice and training to participating farmers on managing their land for Curlew, and assist in the trial of temporary electric fences.


  • Closing Date: 01/05/2019
  • Location: Headford, Co Galway
  • Posted: 17/04/2019
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Wildlife and Farming Officer – ST Catchment Partnership

Salary in the range, £21,000 to £25,000 per annum plus pension.

This post is full time, commencing 1st June 2019 until the end of March 2020 with the possibility of an extension.

Based in Shropshire

The post-holders will deliver a programme of farmer/agronomist training events and one to one farm visits to promote resource protection and a reduction in diffuse water pollution from agriculture, with a focus on pesticides and nutrients. The project will also include supporting farmers through the Severn Trent Water capital grant scheme in target areas of the groundwater catchments, in order to support farm infrastructure changes to reduce diffuse water pollution. You will also work with Trust staff and other partners in catchment areas to develop ideas and projects to improve watercourses for wildlife through habitat creation and management.


  • Closing Date: 30/04/2019 updated
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Posted: 26/03/2019
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Assistant Ecologist

This is a temporary post for an initial period of up to 2 years based at our Frog Lane Council Offices in the centre of Lichfield.

We are looking for an effective and enthusiastic person to review minor planning applications, undertake ecological surveys and assist in the future delivery of ecological work within the Lichfield District and wider region, which includes part of the Cannock Chase AONB.


  • Closing Date: 07/05/2019
  • Location: Lichfield, Staffordshire
  • Posted: 16/04/2019
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Volunteer Shadow Ranger

Forestry England are providing a voluntary placement known as Shadow Rangers. These placements are targeted at individuals seeking to gain experience in the countryside sector.

A number of 6 - 12 month placements are available across Central England Forest District. Volunteering 1-3 days per week, each placement allows volunteers to develop on the job skills in their chosen work area.


  • Closing Date: 02/05/2019
  • Location: Across Central England
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 16/04/2019
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Engagement Ranger

Full Time, 37 hours per week

From £23,836 to £26,317 per year plus inconvenience allowance

Permanent

The post will cover the locations of Millers Dale/ North White Peak Area of the Peak

Based at Parsley Hay, working within our South Hub Ranger Team

Engagement Rangers act as the eyes and ears of the National Park, creating close links with partners and communities by working with them to help make the NP accessible and enjoyable for all.  This is an excellent career opportunity in an outstanding environment.


  • Closing Date: 01/05/2019
  • Location: Parsley Hay, Buxton
  • Posted: 16/04/2019
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Ecologist / Senior / Associate Ecologist

Salary: Competitive, dependent on experience.

Location: Central Manchester or Worcestershire

Ecology Solutions is a leading consultancy specialising in ecology planning solutions and offering an extensive range of expertise, providing services to numerous and diverse high-profile clients within both the public and private sectors.

With offices in Worcestershire, Hertfordshire and Manchester we have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Ecologist / Senior / Associate Ecologist wanting to further their career.


  • Closing Date: 10/05/2019
  • Location: Central Manchester or Worcestershire
  • Posted: 15/04/2019
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Community Roots Engagement Co-ordinators

Up to £28,000 + contributory pension, excellent holiday and other benefits

For roles based in London we offer Inner London allowance of £3,752 pa

Three-year fixed-term contract

Newark, Leeds, Sefton, Birmingham and London

The Canal & River Trust is one of the UK’s largest and newest charities, having been set up in 2012 to care for over 2,000 miles of historic inland waterways. Now, less than a decade later, we are embarking on the next stage of our journey, as we adopt a new six-region structure that will enable us to serve customers and stakeholders more effectively and help make us the charity for wellbeing and waterways. We believe life is better by water. Join us, at this exciting time, and you can help make that vision a reality.


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Sefton, Liverpool, Sheffield, Sandwell, Walsall, Leicester, East London and West London
  • Posted: 05/04/2019
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Nature Friendly Schools Officer

Field Studies Council

FSC Head Office, Nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire

Salary – £19,726 - £22,511 per annum

Contract Term – This is fixed term position due to start in April 2019 and end on 31st March 2020.

FSC is a partner in a consortium of organisations to deliver the Nature Friendly Schools Project. This large-scale project (£6.3m) is one of three within the Children and Nature Programme, a flagship programme for the 25 Year Environment Plan, led jointly by Natural England Defra and Department for Education and with a budget of £10m. The project will deliver natural environment interventions for schools with an aim to improving pupils’ mental health and wellbeing, school engagement, plus their physical health, behaviour, attendance and care & concern for the environment. All partners will work with schools to build resilience.


  • Closing Date: 24/04/2019
  • Location: FSC Head Office, Nr Shrewsbury, Shropshire
  • Posted: 04/04/2019
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Transforming the Trent Valley Landscape Partnership Project Opportunities

Senior Interpretation Officer

Salary: £23,125.41 pa (pro- rata); Hours: 21 per week; Tenure: 4 years

The post holder is responsible for delivering a number of interpretive projects on behalf of the TTTV partnership in line with the Landscape Conservation Action Plan and, working with other project staff and partners, ensure consistency of interpretive message and style across the project area.

Communications Officer

Salary: £19,508.77 pa (pro- rata); Hours: 7 hours per week; Tenure: 5 years

To be the main contact for PR and communications across the Transforming the Trent Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme (TTTV) and to manage the external and internal communications to raise profile of the partnership and maximise positive media coverage. 


  • Closing Date: 03/05/2019
  • Location: Staffordshire
  • Posted: 04/04/2019
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Forestry Intern

Salary - £18,720 p/a

Fixed term contract – 1 year

In this role you will work with and be supported by our forestry team to deliver operational plans to ensure that the Heart of England Forest achieves the aims and objectives set out in its strategic plan. This will include practical forestry planting and maintenance working with the staff team, volunteers, corporate supporters and contractors to achieve our vision of a 30,000-acre contiguous woodland.


  • Closing Date: 12/05/2019
  • Location: South Warwickshire / Worcestershire
  • Posted: 02/04/2019
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Wildlife and Farming Officer – ST Catchment Partnership

Salary in the range, £21,000 to £25,000 per annum plus pension.

This post is full time, commencing 1st June 2019 until the end of March 2020 with the possibility of an extension.

Based in Shropshire

The post-holders will deliver a programme of farmer/agronomist training events and one to one farm visits to promote resource protection and a reduction in diffuse water pollution from agriculture, with a focus on pesticides and nutrients. The project will also include supporting farmers through the Severn Trent Water capital grant scheme in target areas of the groundwater catchments, in order to support farm infrastructure changes to reduce diffuse water pollution. You will also work with Trust staff and other partners in catchment areas to develop ideas and projects to improve watercourses for wildlife through habitat creation and management.


  • Closing Date: 30/04/2019 updated
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Posted: 26/03/2019
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Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.