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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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Principal Countryside Access Officer

Location: Oxford

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £37,849 - £44,632 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. If you are committed to the positive benefits of access to the outdoors as well as promoting sustainable and responsible use of the public rights of way network, we’d like to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 21/07/2019
  • Location: Oxford
  • Posted: 24/06/2019
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Highways Ranger and 2 x Parks & Countryside Officers

2 x Parks & Countryside Officers - Salary: £18,413 - £21,040 per annum (based on 38 hours per week) - We are looking for dynamic and focused individuals to join us as Parks & Countryside officers providing a grounds maintenance service across the Maldon District to maintain the Council’s parks and open spaces to an excellent standard.

Highways Ranger - Salary: £ 20,814 – £23,114 - Fixed term contract to the end of March 2020, subject to review. Working as part of a team, alongside other Highway Rangers reporting to the Maintenance Officer, with responsibility for the highways and their associated infrastructure across the district.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2019
  • Location: Maldon, Essex
  • Posted: 24/06/2019
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Environmental Economist

£42,629 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Swindon

We’re looking for an Environmental Economist to support teams across the National Trust in dealing with complex issues raised by the use and conservation management of our special places.

In this new role you’ll apply economic concepts and quantitative methods to a wide range of Trust activities, assisting teams across the organisation involved with the implementation of our strategy and with the development of guidance and good practice.


  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: Swindon
  • Posted: 21/06/2019
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Harapan Project Offcer

Location: Bogor, Jawa, Indonesia

Salary £25,463 to £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: 2 Year Fixed Term Contract

As Harapan Project Officer, you will be based at Burung Indonesia in Bogor, Indonesia. You will work with the Senior Conservation Officer - International (Harapan), and the Partner Development Officer to support Burung Indonesia to plan and monitor the implementation of a multi-million Euros grant "Hutan Harapan: Supporting the sustainability of the first Ecosystem Restoration Concession (ERC) in Indonesia". 


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2019
  • Location: Bogor, Jawa, Indonesia
  • Posted: 21/06/2019
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Community Shelter Development Officer

£20,345 - £21,525

Fixed Term two years

Westonbirt The National Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS

Love trees? Bursting to share your passion with others?

Do you have the skills, creativity and empathy to forge strong community partnerships and develop collaborative personal relationships that support people to improve their wellbeing? We’re looking for someone who can do all this and more; someone who’ll love the challenge of working with a diverse range of audiences from all backgrounds.


  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: Westonbirt, The National Arboretum, Tetbury, Gloucestershire, GL8 8QS
  • Posted: 21/06/2019
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Ecologist

Ecosupport Ltd is expanding!

Are you an enthusiastic, self-motivated and professional Ecologist looking for your next career move? We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Ecologist to join our friendly and dynamic team!

Ecosupport is an expanding ecological consultancy based in Hampshire. We provide high quality ecological support across a broad range of sectors including residential, transport, utility and site restoration.


  • Delete Date: 19/07/2019
  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Posted: 21/06/2019
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Trainees x 2

1 x Land Management

1 x Education & Engagement

Contract – Fixed Term for 18 months

Hours – 35.00 per week

Salary: £12,236 per annum minimum wage plus accommodation offset

The Sussex Wildlife Trust is the leading organisation covering all aspects of nature conservation in Sussex.  Our work includes environmental education, working with landowners, businesses and local communities, and the care of downland, woodland, wetland and heath. 


  • Closing Date: 08/07/2019
  • Location: Hartfield, East Sussex
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 21/06/2019
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Conservation Officer – International

Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire

Salary: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Do you have a passion for tropical forests and their global conservation? Do you have strong project management skills and first-hand experience of the complexities of managing forest landscapes for conservation and local livelihoods, particularly in the West African context?


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 19/06/2019
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Arboricultural Contract Manager

Watford - covering North West London and Home Counties

Salary:​ Up to £36,000pa + bonuses according​ ​to​ ​competencies​ ​and​ ​experience

This is an outstanding career opportunity with a market leader providing green services to private and public sector businesses.

The business is seeking a strong Contract Manager who has perseverance, entrepreneurial appetite, is self motivated and can liaise and manage several key clients, to monitor and provide accurate Key Performance Indicators on a monthly basis and to deliver arboriculture services in London and surrounding areas.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Watford - covering North West London and Home Counties
  • Posted: 19/06/2019
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Mobile Gardener

Hertfordshire / Bedfordshire

Salary dependant on skills and experience

Glendale is a £50 million+ company delivering ‘green services’ throughout the UK. Activities include grounds management, landscaping, countryside and estates management, horticulture and arboriculture. Glendale is seeking to recruit a full time Senior Mobile Gardener to cover a number of sites across the home counties.


  • Closing Date: 17/07/2019
  • Location: Hertfordshire / Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 19/06/2019
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Snakes in the Heather Project Officers

An exciting opportunity has arisen with Amphibian and Reptile Conservation (ARC) for two Project Officers to deliver a new National Lottery Heritage Fund project, Snakes in the Heather (SitH). The SitH project will focus on the conservation of smooth snakes and other reptile biodiversity on the heathlands of southern England.

SitH Citizen Science and Operations Officer

Project duration: 4 years, full time

Salary: £22,900 per annum plus pension

SitH Public Engagement and Education Officer

Project duration: 4 years, full time

Salary: £22,900 per annum plus pension


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Boscombe, Bournemouth
  • Posted: 18/06/2019
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Surrey Biodiversity Information Centre – Data Officers

Surrey Wildlife Trust

c£21,000 pa (dependent on skills and experience)

Surrey Wildlife Trust is looking for two individuals to play a critical role in the ongoing development of Surrey Biodiversity Information Centre (SBIC).


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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Tutor

Field Studies Council

FSC Epping Forest and FSC London, predominantly based at FSC Epping Forest, Loughton, Essex

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’.  The post-holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners.


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: predominantly based at FSC Epping Forest
  • Posted: 17/06/2019
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Trainee Countryside Ranger

Salary: £18,320 - £25,408

Sevenoaks District Council is recognised as one of the best places to work in the UK, having recently retained our Platinum accreditation under Investors in People. We are the only financially self-sufficient Council in the country and have an ambitious agenda to do more for our communities.

We are seeking to recruit a Trainee Countryside Ranger to assist in the daily and seasonal work activities required for the protection, safety, maintenance and improvement of the Councils Parks and Woodlands assets and its Commons responsibilities.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2019
  • Location: Rangers Lodge, Shoreham
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Great North Wood Project Officer

Salary: £23,787 - £25,305 (pro rata £19,030 – 20,244)

Location: Centre for Wildlife Gardening, 28 Marsden Road, London, SE15 4EE and other locations around the Great North Wood

Part time 4 days per week, Fixed Term until 31 March 2021

London Wildlife Trust is a growing charity with a diverse range of projects and funding sources. Since April 2017 we have been delivering a project which is National Lottery Heritage Funded in ‘The Great North Wood’ (GNW). The GNW is an ancient landscape that was instrumental in the development of London but that is now a somewhat forgotten fragmented patchwork of woodland and green space sites. The project aims to ‘reconnect’ and enhance remnant sites of heritage woodland for both wildlife and people across the Forest Hill, Sydenham and Norwood ridge in south London.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2019
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Senior Countryside Officer

Salary: £39,983 – £44,543 per annum,

Hours: Full time

South Oxfordshire and the Vale of White Horse District Councils are seeking an experienced ecologist to manage the council’s Countryside Service. This is an exciting and varied role working with a team of specialist advisors who are to helping shape the future environment of southern Oxfordshire.

You must have professional experience of working as an Ecologist and be able to demonstrate a sound practical knowledge in all aspects of ecology and land management.


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2019
  • Location: Milton Park, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Access Officer – Capital Works

Hertford

Starting Salary: £22,462 pa progressing to £29,636 pa dependent on skills and experience

Full Time, Fixed Term 24 month contract with potential extension subject to funding.

We work to provide a healthy, high quality environment for residents of and visitors to Hertfordshire. Through partnership working with other agencies, user groups and individuals we engage the public in our work at every stage.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Hertford
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Projects Officer – Active Travel Network

Hertford

Starting Salary: £26,999 to £29,636 pa dependent on skills and experience

Full Time, 12 month Fixed Term Contract with possible extension subject to funding.

As active travel rises up the local agenda, Hertfordshire County Council has recently adopted a new Local Transport Plan prioritising investment in non-motorised transport. Our service is uniquely positioned to deliver on this agenda, managing 3000km of public rights of way and working in close partnership with many parks and greenspace colleagues in other authorities.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Hertford
  • Posted: 14/06/2019
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Team Leader

Ecosulis is currently looking to recruit a full time Team Leader in the Uxbridge area with considerable experience with working on large landscaping contracts.

Are you passionate about the environment and looking for an opportunity to manage a team of dedicated professionals making a meaningful impact on UK conservation? What better way to help mitigate climate change and benefit biodiversity than by joining a fast moving and creative business managing habitat creation projects across the country.


  • Closing Date: 11/07/2019
  • Location: Uxbridge
  • Posted: 13/06/2019
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Tutor

Field Studies Council

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’.  The post-holder will be expected to lead groups of all abilities in the natural environment with the ability to provide an appropriate standard of care for our learners.


  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: FSC Amersham, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Ecologist

The role is offered on a full-time basis however a 4-day-working-week or other flexible options will be considered.

Eight Associates has a unique opportunity for a confident Ecologist to be part of our amazing multi-disciplinary team, shaping and leading on the future of our ecology service.

A bit about the role: Shape the future of the ecology service, undertaking all aspects of ecology consultancy; Manage a portfolio of projects across a range of developments; Pragmatic approach to habitat and protected species surveys, and a mature technical report writer.


  • Closing Date: 10/07/2019
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Director

CPRE Gloucestershire

The post is flexible and part-time and is offered on the basis of a 20-hour working week.

If you are passionate about the countryside and want to work towards positive change to enhance and protect the Gloucestershire environment, we want to hear from you.

As a pro-active self-starter and team motivator with strong strategic vision and the drive to champion campaigns, you will enjoy working with Trustees, volunteers and staff members to lead our organisation at an exciting time for the organisation.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Gloucester
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Engaging with Nature Project Officer

Salary: £10,743.50 per annum (FTE £21,487)

Contract: Fixed Term (2 years), 17.5 hours per week

Based: The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, Berkshire

We are looking for an experienced and dynamic project officer to deliver an exciting new health and wellbeing project: Engaging with Nature. As the Engaging with Nature Project Officer you will work within the Nature Discovery Centre Community Wildlife team and manage the planning and delivery of outdoor sessions designed to improve the mental wellbeing of individuals from our partner organisations.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: The Nature Discovery Centre, Thatcham, Berkshire
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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Assistant Arboricultural Consultant

Full Time, Competitive Package

Based at Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire

Lockhart Garratt Ltd is a leading independent consultancy that specialises in providing effective solutions across a broad range of tree, woodland and environmental related issues. Our vision is to:

“See land used in a sustainable way making responsible use of available natural resources”.

As part of Lockhart Garratt’s continued growth, we require an Assistant Arboricultural Consultant to work alongside and under the supervision of our existing Arboricultural Team


  • Closing Date: 12/07/2019
  • Location: Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 12/06/2019
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College Leaver Positions

The RFS is inviting applications for two one-year forestry jobs for college leavers. These jobs will equip the successful candidates with the skills and experience to kick-start their careers in forestry and woodland management.

College leaver position: Assistant Wood Reeve.

Employer: Tregothnan Estate, Mereworth, near Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5PZ

Salary: £16,000 pa

College leaver positions: Woodland Grounds Assistant

Employers: Huntley Estate, May Hill, Gloucestershire, GL19 3HQ 

Salary: £16,000 pa

Start date: September 2019


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2019
  • Location: Gloucestershire and Kent
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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Ecologist

Salary is £22 - £30K (pro rata) depending on experience and qualifications.

Darwin Ecology Ltd is a small team of highly skilled ecologists who provide a complete range of ecological surveys and contracting services across the South and South-West regions. We work on a wide range of projects from small extensions to large multi phase housing developments including National infrastructure projects.

We are looking for an experienced Ecologist to join our team of consultants for 9 months with possible extension as maternity cover. The role will be based at our Southern Office in Farnham, Surrey with some scope for flexible working patterns and home working, especially during summer months.


  • Delete Date: 09/07/2019
  • Location: Farnham, Surrey
  • Posted: 11/06/2019
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Planning Forester – Cowdray Estate Woods Department

Reporting to Head Forester

This is a full-time position, offered as a two fixed term contract.

To assist in the delivery of the Cowdray Woods Vision – To manage the Estate woodlands productively while enhancing benefits for wildlife and society.


  • Closing Date: 06/07/2019
  • Location: Midhurst, West Sussex
  • Posted: 10/06/2019
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East Wight Wetlands Officer

Salary Circa £24k-£25k depending on qualifications and experience; full-time 35 hours per week; permanent contract; based at Bouldnor Forest, Isle of Wight

As part of the Solent & Isle of Wight Team, this post is crucial to the successful delivery of the Trust’s Reserves and Wilder vision on the Isle of Wight. The role will initially focus on Wetland restoration and capital works delivery in the East Wight before changing to management of the Isle of Wight Reserves.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Bouldnor Forest, Isle of Wight
  • Posted: 07/06/2019
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Habitat Management Advisor - OCND

Starting salary £28,925 pro rata,

Fixed term until 31st May 2021

Part-time 22.2 hours per -week
Location: Allington Lock, Maidstone

We are looking for a motivated person with excellent interpersonal skills to deliver the habitat connectivity elements of the Old Chalk new Downs project. You will use your experience in providing habitat management advice to work with a wide variety of landowners so that the project continues taking positive steps for biodiversity in the Kent Downs. Using your knowledge of downland habitats, you will be responsible for identifying new areas for restoration or expansion; ensuring that work supported or funded by us is carried out to a high standard, monitored and have assured legacy. With the help of volunteers and your knowledge of survey techniques, you will continue building and expanding our site condition assessment programme.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Allington Lock, Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Ecologist / Senior Ecologist

ECOSA are seeking an Ecologist and a Senior Ecologist to join our consultancy team at our head office in Hampshire.

As well as undertaking field surveys, you will work on Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, Ecological Impact Assessments, designing and implementing ecological mitigation, compensation and enhancement schemes, habitat management and monitoring plans, and preparing and submitting applications for Natural England EPS licences.


  • Delete Date: 04/07/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Education Manager (Oxfordshire)

Salary: £27,313 per annum

Contract: Permanent, 35 hours per week

Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre (SCEEC) is our education centre set on a 19 acre nature reserve in Oxfordshire attracting 5,000 visitors annually. The Education Manager (Oxon) is responsible for managing the Centre and leading the team to deliver an inspiring education programme to school children and an engaging programme of hands-on activities to a broad range of audiences including families, young people and volunteers


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2019
  • Location: Sutton Courtenay Environmental Education Centre (SCEEC), Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2019
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Project Manager - Hainault Forest

Salary: £33,981 - £35,355

Type: Full-Time until January 2022 (Fixed Term Contract)

Location: Wash Lodge, Valentines Park & Hainault Forest Country Park, London Borough of Redbridge

Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure (Vision) is a registered charity that manages a wide range of facilities and services on behalf of the London Borough of Redbridge including: Leisure Facilities, Sport & Health, Libraries, Redbridge Museum, Parks and Open Spaces, Arts, Events and Halls Lettings. We need a Project Manager to lead the restoration and redevelopment of Hainault Forest.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Wash Lodge, Valentines Park & Hainault Forest Country Park, London Borough of Redbridge
  • Posted: 05/06/2019
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Assistant Site Manager - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire

Salary £24,000
In this role, you will assist the Site Manager with the planning, procurement and management of 34 woodlands covering 800 hectares, which will include day to day land based operations, liaison with neighbours and the public and to maximise the opportunity for visitor engagement, community and volunteer engagement at key sites.
Using Woodland Trust systems and databases you will carry out tree inspections, recording, risk assessments and implement planned works.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 04/06/2019
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Forest School Development Officer

Starting salary £25,238 per annum

Fixed Term Full Time, 37 hours per week

Location: Medway Valley Countryside Partnership (MVCP) Office - Maidstone, Kent.

We are a non-profit conservation organisation based in Maidstone' Kent and deliver and lead on a wide variety of conservation and local engagement projects across the area.  We have an exciting opportunity for a Level 3 trained Forest School practitioner to join the team as our new Forest School Development Officer. 


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2019
  • Location: Medway Valley Countryside Partnership (MVCP) Office - Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 03/06/2019
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H2O: Source2Sea Project Coordinator

Fixed-term until end February 2022, part-time post (3 days/week) based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone

Salary Range:  Up to £26,694 pro rata DOE

Kent Wildlife Trust has recently been successful in securing funding through the Interreg FCE Programme to deliver H2O: Source2Sea, a project seeking to develop the tools and expertise required to bring together more intelligent water management to enhance biodiversity and build resilience in to catchments in the both the UK and France.  The Project Coordinator will assist in the delivery of this complex and exciting project. You will work alongside the Wilder Landscapes Manager, other Trust colleagues, project partners and active contributors to ensure that the project finances, objectives and transfrontier aims are met.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2019
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
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Wilding Ecologists

Two posts available both employed by Kent wildlife Trust.

Salary Range:  Up to £30,000 pro rata DOE

Based Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

A unique opportunity to drive the reintroduction of chough to the white cliffs; pine marten to Kentish woodlands; bison & boar to the Blean; the strengthening of beaver, turtle dove, wart-biter cricket & heath fritillary populations through their reinforcement on KWTs reserves and partner land-holdings.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2019
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
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Site Team Positions

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


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire – Working Nationwide
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
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Trustees

Salary: Volunteer Role - unpaid

Location of Meetings: Nower Wood, nr Leatherhead

We are looking for new Trustees with strategic vision, independent judgement and a willingness to commit to leading the charity in conjunction with the Senior Management Team.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2019
  • Location: Nower Wood, nr Leatherhead
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 30/05/2019
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Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.