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Based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire
Circa £40,000 pa
Are you an excellent manager with the passion to change hearts and minds?
Lincolnshire Wildlife Trust has created a new role to lead its vital work inspiring people, organisations and communities to value and safeguard wildlife. With a large team of staff and volunteers along with a substantial budget, you will manage our education delivery, popular visitor centre, range of communications and be a member of our senior team.
£35,000 pa pro rata
Location: Hagley, Worcs and home working
Contract Type: Fixed term for 15 months
Hours: 22.5 per week (3 days)
The Midlands Parks Forum is a young and vibrant organisation which is evolving from the West Midlands Parks Forum, which has been established for 33 years, and the East Midlands Parks Forum, which is re-establishing after a period of decline. The new combined organisation will become the voice for parks and green spaces in the Midlands. We now need a Partnership Manager who will develop the organisation and oversee the delivery of workshops, research, case studies as well as securing additional funding. You will also be responsible for engaging new forum members and reporting to NLHF.
We would welcome hearing from you if you are self employed and willing to work on a freelance basis.
Salary - Good. Project and experience dependent.
Exciting opportunities have arisen to gain experience in a wide range of conservation projects within a growing and sector leading business. We require assistance with a number of projects across North Wales and the midlands.
Projects are either ecology based, conducting protected species surveys and report writing or practical habitat management projects. The role/roles are varied as can be seen from the range of projects we deliver and will involve habitat management/creation projects, access improvements, installation of environmental educational resources and protected species work.
The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country
Location: Centre of the Earth, 42 Norman Street, Birmingham, B18 7EP
As our community engagement officer, your role will be to inspire and support people of all ages and backgrounds to learn about, enjoy and care for our urban wildlife. Working at sites and community settings across the conurbation, you will develop projects with community groups, deliver creative outdoor learning sessions with schools and run health and well-being in nature courses for people from diverse backgrounds.
Fixed Term Contract - ending on 31 March 2022
Following a sustained expansion of work we have a fantastic opportunity for a Development Officer - Ecologist to join our Conservation of the Historic Environment, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Ecology Team. The team provides professional and technical advice on heritage, landscape, design, and ecology issues with regards environmental, policy, spatial planning and the statutory planning process. The team is also responsible for the designation and management of Solihull’s 23 Local Nature Reserves and the delivery of externally funded projects.
Salary: Grade 2b (£19,768 - £27,050)
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve, Brandon Lane, Coventry, CV3 3GW
A new exciting opportunity has arisen at WWT to deliver ‘Leamington’s Green Connections’ our new National Lottery Community Fund project which has been set up to help prevent social isolation and build better connections for people living in Warwick District through the delivery of volunteering opportunities and other activities at Leam Valley and Oakley Wood nature reserves.
Full Time, Competitive Package
Based at Corby, Northamptonshire
As part of Lockhart Garratt’s continued growth, we require an Arboricultural Consultant to work alongside and under the supervision of our existing Arboricultural Team in all matters relating to trees and their interaction with the built and natural environment.
3 days per week (0.6FTE)
£23,087 FTE per annum, actual salary £13,852
The work of the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country is underpinned by our long history of volunteer participation - from the genesis of our urban wildlife movement to the wide range of volunteer activity happening today. To ensure we continue to offer the best possible experience, the Trust is looking for a dedicated Volunteer Coordinator to lead and develop this area of our work, supporting people through all stages of their volunteer journey and establishing best practice throughout the organisation.
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000
Location: Lower Smite Farm, Smite Hill, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3 8SZ
The post is full time and the contract runs until 31 March 2021.
Do you want to help us address water pollution and create and restore healthy water and riparian habitats through engaging with land-managers in Worcestershire? Do you want to help us address water pollution and create and restore healthy water and riparian habitats through engaging with land-managers in Worcestershire?
£19,945 - £22,462 per annum
Location: County Hall, Loughborough Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham, NG2 7QP
A Rights of Way Searches Officer is required at County Hall, West Bridgford to join a team of dedicated Countryside Access Officers, who are responsible for the management and recording of the County’s public rights of way network. You will process public rights of way, commons and town and village green searches. You will also provide technical support to the Authority’s Countryside Access Team.
Duckworth Worcestershire Trust
£17,500 per annum, 37.5 hours per week, based in Worcester
The Trust is seeking to employ an Environmental Warden who will work as part of its warden team to further its campaign to make Worcestershire a cleaner, tidier, more pleasant place for everyone. Tasks vary daily, ranging from litter picking, to control of vegetation and other practical projects, as well as occasional office duties and work with volunteers, communities and schools.
Head office: Salisbury, Wiltshire – Working Nationwide
We are a team of ecological specialists and contractors. We work together on design, construct, restore and to monitor environmental enhancement projects across the country. To help deliver our busy programme of works, the following full time, permanent positions have become available:
Environmental Site Technician £17,000 - £20,000
Plant Operative £20,000 - £24,000
Senior Plant Operative £24,000 – £29,00
Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.