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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.


Scotland vacancies: all of Scotland, including the Western Isles, Orkney & Shetland.


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Estate Maintenance Worker / Joiner

Reay Forest Estate, Sutherland

Competitive Salary + Benefits + Rent Free Accommodation

The Reay Forest Estate in Sutherland forms part of the Grosvenor Estate, owned by the Duke of Westminster and Grosvenor family, located in the North West Highlands region of Scotland. An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Estate Maintenance team as an Estate Maintenance Worker with experience and skills in joinery.


  • Delete Date: 29/03/2019
  • Location: Reay Forest Estate, Sutherland
  • Posted: 22/02/2019
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Ranger, St Kilda

Full Time, Fixed term (April - September 2019)

£21,867 pro rata

You will be part of a broader team responsible for delivering an overall visitor service strategy, high conservation standards and communication across the site and a joined up service provision.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: St Kilda
  • Posted: 21/02/2019
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Rangers, St Abb’s Head

Fixed Term Seasonal – 8 months (40hrs / per week, April to November 2019) £19,118 pro rata.

To combine responsibilities on nature conservation, visitor services, learning and community engagement to help deliver the business plan for the property.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: St Abb's
  • Posted: 21/02/2019
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Community Engagement and Membership Officer

Location: Mull of Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway

Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 7 months

Are you passionate about wildlife and enjoy engaging with the public? Do you ,want to widen peoples' appreciation for the natural world and have a proven track record of achieving targets? If so, would you like to work at a stunning location in south-west Scotland? If the answer is yes to these questions we would like to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 07/03/2019
  • Location: Mull of Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Gamekeeper/Estate Worker

Bighouse Estate

Competitive salary in line with experience and qualifications

A full time position has become available on a large sporting estate in Sutherland. The sporting includes salmon, trout & sea fishing, stalking and game bird shooting.

The role covers general gamekeeping duties such as vermin control, partridge keeping (4000 birds) and partridge shoots, deer management, assisting with stalking, deer larder, liaising with the local community also sea fishing & estate maintenance.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Sutherland
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Land-based Independent Assessors

Looking to use your industry experience to support the assessment of apprentices with one of the largest End-point Assessment organisations? Looking to continue your own Professional Development? City & Guilds is looking to recruit Assessors, to deliver End-point Assessments across a broad range of apprenticeship standards. We are one of the largest End-point Assessment organisations delivering End-point Assessments for over 50 apprenticeship standards.


  • Closing Date: 20/03/2019
  • Location: Across England
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Estate Worker

Pitlochry, Perthshire

Atholl Estates is an exceptional destination offering a mix of high quality and authentic visitor experiences that include Blair Castle and Gardens and a range of outdoor activities, all amid spectacular scenery and a variety of accommodation options. A role has been created on a fixed term contract of two years, offering the opportunity to work within a number of departments on Atholl Estates. The role will give the candidate the opportunity to gain experience in a number of fields, whilst also offering some structured training and career development.


  • Delete Date: 19/03/2019
  • Location: Pitlochry, Perthshire
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Ecologist/Ecological Consultant - Inverness

To support our growing portfolio of clients across the highlands and islands, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Ecologist or Ecological Consultant to join our team in Inverness.

This role would suit an established ecologist who is seeking to develop their career and wants to work in some of the most spectacular and remotest parts of Scotland, studying some of our rarest species. 


  • Closing Date: 18/03/2019
  • Location: Inverness
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Ornithological Field Surveyors

(Salary – 19,000-21,000 depending on skills and experience)

We require two seasonal bird surveyors to be based in Scotland.

Applicants will be birders and will ideally have carried out bird surveys such as Vantage Points, Breeding Bird Survey and Raptor Surveys. It is however far more important to display a sound knowledge of birds both by sight and call as training in survey methods will be given.

The ideal candidate will also be willing to carry out bat surveys and mammal surveys as required.


  • Closing Date: 08/03/2019
  • Location: Scotland
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Project Officer - Flows to the Future Project

Location: Forsinard Flows, Highland

Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until 30 Sept 2019

Flows to the Future is an ambitious project that is restoring areas of blanket bog in the Flow Country and involving and connecting people everywhere with this special landscape. The blanket bog of the Flow Country is the best example of its type in the world and a candidate World Heritage Site.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Forsinard Flows, Highland
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Ranger

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Permanent, Full Time

Within the primary context of a Historic House’s Designed Landscape, the Ranger is responsible for: Public access to and interpretation of the grounds: Educational use of the grounds through a series of walks, talks, events and activities, and working with the Education Team; Conservation and maintenance work, both on their own and with volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Hopetoun House, South Queensferry
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Temporary Assistant Ranger

36 Hrs/Week

West Sands, St Andrews & Fife wide.

Salary: £19,297 to £21,399

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust is an environmental charity which delivers a range of Countryside services on behalf of Fife Council. We are seeking Temporary Assistant Countryside Rangers to support and work alongside our Countryside Ranger Team. Working primarily in the West Sands, St Andrews but will include working Fife wide. They will help to manage the West Sands area and other associated sites as required. The majority of the work focuses on dealing with site management, visitors, the local community and educational groups, although the range of work is diverse.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: West Sands, St Andrews & Fife wide.
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Assistant Fishery Officer

Annual salary equivalent of £18,500 per annum

Six months, commencing March/April 2019

This post would be ideal for someone wanting to take their first steps in a fishery management career. The successful candidate will be required to assist with wide ranging fishery management and protection duties across the Dee District.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Seasonal Rangers

Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA146TJ

40 hours per week (some weekend work may be required)

Salary £65 per day.

Finlaystone Estate is based by the Clyde near Langbank and is open to the public who enjoy the woodlands, play areas, formal gardens and tea room. A lot of school groups visit in the summer and many events are laid on for visitors. Up to three seasonal rangers are required to help during the busy summer season.


  • Delete Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA14 6TJ
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Administrator - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

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

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Until December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives. If you have the skills, experience and competencies to deliver this kind of work, we would love to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Communications and Involvement Manager - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at: £25,463 - £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Until 31 December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives. If you have the skills, experience and competencies to deliver this kind of work, we would love to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Monitoring Officer - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Glenmore / Strathspey

Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until December 2023

The Monitoring Officer 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.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Glenmore / Strathspey
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Delivery Manager - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at £25,463 - £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Invasive Species Officer

The position is for a six-month fixed term contract, starting Mar/April 2019, with an annual salary equivalent of £20,000 per annum.

The work will include helping to develop and maintain a volunteer network for controlling invasive species, including training, organising, leading and motivating volunteers. Various means of communications will be involved to liaise with volunteers, raise awareness and report on progress. The post holder will also carry out the control work and project reporting.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Mill of Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels: Monitoring and Control Officer North East

Scottish Wildlife Trust

£17,595 per annum

35 hours per week

Home-based:  location flexible within or near Aberdeen

Fixed term for two years

We are now recruiting a Monitoring and Control Officer to carry out grey squirrel monitoring and control to a targeted programme aimed at progressively reducing the grey squirrel population in Aberdeenshire, allowing red squirrels to continue to re-colonise their former range. This will be an interesting post with opportunities to develop innovative approaches to both our monitoring and our trapping methods.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Home-based: location flexible within or near Aberdeen
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Falkirk Ranger

Status: Full-time, permanent position

Salary:  £18,300 pa

Location: Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth

We are looking for an outstanding individual to run our flagship Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre; this post carries a significant level of responsibility and offers great potential for the right person to make a real impact.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Taste of Game Officer

Starting salary: £27,000 plus vehicle

Contract: Permanent

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.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Home Based
  • Posted: 23/01/2019
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Site Manager – Central Scotland

Salary - £26,000 - £30,000

As Site Manager for Central Scotland you will represent the Woodland Trust locally, managing a diverse portfolio of woodland, particularly urban woodlands, mainly across Central Scotland, in line with the core aims of the Trust. You will ensure the safety of yourself, our visitors, contractors and volunteers, and manage the woodland estate in line with our required standards and guidelines.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Central Scotland
  • Posted: 22/01/2019
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Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.