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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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Nature Conservation Officer

Contract Type: Permanent, full time, 36 hours per week

An exciting opportunity now exists for a dynamic nature conservation professional, to be the lead officer for the Council in all matters relating to nature conservation and biodiversity.

The successful postholder will provide specialist advice to ensure appropriate regard for nature conservation and biodiversity across all Green Space services. They will also provide guidance for the planning department on applications and wider strategy and policy.


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Camden, London
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Outdoor Adventure Manager

Sayers Croft  - Westminster City Council

Location: Sayers Croft Outdoor Learning Centre, Ewhurst, Surrey GU7 7SS

Salary Range: £26,317- £35,934

Permanent contract.  36 hours per week, some weekends. Residential accommodation can be provided.

As our Adventure Manager, you’ll manage our outdoor adventure centre at Sayer’s Croft, delivering exciting outdoor activities and learning to thousands of children throughout Westminster and the South East. First and foremost, you’ll be responsible for putting our overall vision and strategy into practice, helping us remain competitive and provide a high standard of activities and learning.


  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Sayers Croft Outdoor Learning Centre, Ewhurst, Surrey
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Partnership Development Manager

Sandy

£25,463 to £29,707

Full time – Part Time hours considered

Permanent

The RSPB are expanding our Corporate Partnerships team as we build on recent successes and increased public awareness of our efforts to collaborate with businesses, enabling collective action in support of nature's recovery. The Partnership Development Manager will work with the wider team to develop support and funding from business and brands by delivering the RSPB's partnership offer to reach challenging but achievable targets.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 17/10/2019
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Farmer Cluster Officer (Rother and Romney Catchment)

Fixed-term for 14 months (until January 2021), full-time post based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone/Romney Marsh Visitor Centre

Salary Range: £27,548

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. Nature is in trouble and it needs our help. Kent Wildlife Trust has a plan to aid nature’s recovery and we encourage people to join us to make a difference.

Kent Wildlife Trust has been awarded funding to deliver one of the Defra Environmental Land Management: Tests and Trials, namely: Delivering ELMS at a landscape scale through Farmer Clusters.


  • Closing Date: 08/11/2019
  • Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone / Romney Marsh Visitor Centre
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Assistant Grazing Officer

Location: Southerham, Lewes with travel across Sussex required

Actual Salary: £23, 380 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours Days. Monday – Friday - Evening and weekend work required as part of a weekly rota

Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. We focus on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast.  By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive in even the most unlikely places.  Together we can make sure that future generations living in Sussex will be able to enjoy the sense of wonder and well-being that nature offers.


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2019
  • Location: Southerham, Lewes
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Reserves Manager: (Iping & Stedham Commons and Nominated Sites)

Location: Southerham, Lewes with Travel across Sussex required

Actual Salary: £30,525 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours Days. Monday – Friday – with occasional evening and weekend work

This is an exciting and rare opportunity to join a small and dedicated team managing some of the best nature reserves in Sussex. You will play a central role in managing special places such as Iping and Steadham Common near Midhurst, helping to ensure the sites are managed to high standards for both people and wildlife. The role will involve writing, updating implementing site management plans, delivering a wide range of practical conservation and habitat management projects involving contractors, volunteers and partners.


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Southerham, Lewes
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Water Environment Worker Apprenticeship

Salary: £16,811 pa

Duration: 18 months (37.5 hours pw)

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Locations: Norwich, Wilmslow, Keswick and Minehead

This role is for a Water Environment Work Apprenticeship. You will be working on Riverlands, the National Trust's largest programme of work delivering our ambitions for the Natural Environment. The water environment includes rivers, coasts (the sea), lakes, wetlands, canals and reservoirs. The employee’s primary role will involve habitat creation and restoration in water environments. This will involve the use of green engineering techniques and working with natural processes.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2019
  • Location: Norwich, Wilmslow, Keswick and Minehead
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 16/10/2019
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Assistant Reserves Officer

Central Hampshire (Itchen Valley and South Downs)

Salary between £18,500 - £22,000 depending on qualifications and experience; full-time 35 hours per week; permanent contract.

As part of the Central Hampshire Team, this post is crucial to the successful delivery of the Trust’s reserves vision across the central Hampshire suite of nature reserves. Working as part of a small team this is a highly practical role delivering conservation management, across a range of sites and habitat types. 


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Winchester, Hampshire
  • Posted: 15/10/2019
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Community and Education Officer

Location: Englefield Estate, Berkshire

Contract type: 2 year fixed term (with possibility of extending) / part time (24 hours per week)

We are seeking a Community and Education Officer to work with the wider Estate team to engage with a wide range of stakeholders, including schools, Estate staff and community groups around the themes of environment, woodlands, farming, field sports and property management including our long term contribution to the local economy.  


  • Closing Date: 03/11/2019
  • Location: Englefield Estate, Berkshire
  • Posted: 15/10/2019
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Youth Partnerships Officer

Location: London or Brighton Office

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part time, 11.25 to 18.75 hours per week

Contract: Fixed Term until July 2020

Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to nature? Could you use your project management experience to work in partnership, allowing us to reach more young people than we can do on our own?


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2019
  • Location: London or Brighton Office
  • Posted: 11/10/2019
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Schools Outreach Officer

Location: Flexible working considered but minimum two days working in our London Office required

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum pro rata

Hours: Part time, 22.5 hours per week

Contract: This role is funded until July 2020 - but with the ambition that it will become part of the core work of the RSPB.

Do you have a passion for connecting children and young people to nature? Could you use your delivery experience to run our schools outreach programme and build a sustainable team of skilled volunteers? If so, you may be the person we are looking for to join our team to help us maximise the potential of our school's outreach project in London.


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2019
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 11/10/2019
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Ecologist

Salary: £31,696 + excellent pension and benefits

Location: Westdown Camp, Salisbury, SP3 4RS

The Ecologist (SW) operates within the Environmental Support & Compliance Team (ES&C). It will provide advice on ecology and natural environment issues primarily on Salisbury Plain Training Area (SPTA), which includes over 22,000 ha of SSSI, but also across other sites in the SW of England and potentially on other parts of the defence estate in the UK or overseas.


  • Closing Date: 29/10/2019
  • Location: Westdown Camp, Salisbury
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Ecologist – DIO Estate Optimisation Programme

Salary: £31,696 + excellent pension and benefits

Location: Westdown Camp, Salisbury, SP3 4RS

The Ecologist (Estate Optimisation) will provide advice on ecology and natural environment issues primarily in support of the Defence Estate Optimisation Programme (DEO) and other Major Programmes and Projects throughout the UK.


  • Closing Date: 29/10/2019
  • Location: Westdown Camp, Salisbury
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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People and Wildlife Officer

Kings Meads Nature Reserve, Ware, Hertfordshire

£14,960 - £17,003 (SCP 24-28) plus 7% pension (if eligible) (£24,933- £28,339 FTE)

22.5 hours per week (flexible work pattern considered)

3 year fixed-term contract

As part of the Reserves Team, the People and Wildlife Officer will raise awareness and begin to restore King’s Meads nature reserve, Ware, as a valuable wetland environment with a unique industrial heritage. They will manage a Heritage Lottery funded project focused on habitat restoration and local community engagement. They will design and implement a plan of walks, talks and volunteering events for the site, produce a new ten year management plan and lead on tracking and reporting progress to the project steering group.


  • Closing Date: 07/11/2019
  • Location: Kings Meads Nature Reserve, Ware, Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 10/10/2019
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Rural Craftsperson / Estate Worker

Location: Aldenham, Watford

Salary Range: £20,344 - £22,462 pa

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Hertfordshire County Council’s Rural Estates Team are looking for an enthusiastic, skilled and dedicated person to help manage its woodland, farmland trees, open space and public access routes across the county.


  • Closing Date: 27/10/2019
  • Location: Aldenham, Watford
  • Posted: 09/10/2019
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Urban Park Ranger

Salary - £20,135

Location – Gillingham, Kent, ME7 1RX

Medway Norse combines the exceptional facilities management capabilities of the Norse Group with Medway Council’s services, community and people. As one of our biggest partnerships, Medway Norse delivers a complete range of services including ground, facilities management and security services. To support our ongoing work in Medway parks and countryside areas, we are looking to recruit an Urban Park Ranger.


  • Delete Date: 05/11/2019
  • Location: Gillingham, Kent
  • Posted: 08/10/2019
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Senior Project Officer

Location: Office based in Carshalton (SM5) with travel across the South East

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000 (dependent on experience). A higher salary would be considered for an exceptional candidate.

Contract period: Full time, permanent (40 hours per week)

We are a member of the national Rivers Trust and is part of the rivers trust movement, which is described as having ‘wet feet’ because it focuses on practical improvement works on the ground. Our core values are central to all we strive to achieve, including bringing positive energy, expertise and specialist knowledge to develop good relationships and deliver to a high standard to make a real difference to rivers and their catchment areas.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2019
  • Location: Carshalton
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Project Officer

Location: Office based in Carshalton (SM5) with travel across the South East

Salary: £26,000 – £30,000 (dependent on experience)

Contract period: Three year contract. Full time (40 hours per week)

The South East Rivers Trust (SERT) is a leading environmental charity dedicated to achieving healthy river ecosystems across the South East of England. The Trust’s mission is to deliver outstanding river ecosystem enhancement through science-based action, collaboration, education and engagement.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2019
  • Location: Carshalton
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Are you seeking new challenges? ECOSA are pleased to be seeking a full time Senior Ecologist to join our friendly team at our attractive head office in rural Hampshire.

You will work on a diverse range of projects, from private home renovations, through to large-scale residential / commercial / infrastructure developments.

If you are passionate about promoting best practice in ecology and committed to making a positive impact on the environment, we want to hear from you!


  • Delete Date: 04/11/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Countryside Ranger

Salary: £ 20,266 – 24,277 pa

Elmbridge Leisure and Cultural Services is a dynamic, customer focused, service orientated and fast moving Division dedicated to providing high quality services which meet the needs of the community and contribute to a better quality of life.

Working within the Countryside Team you will join a team of dedicated Rangers carrying out practical habitat management and estate work, covering Local Nature Reserves, a SSSI and Open Spaces managed for the benefit of wildlife and recreation in the Borough.


  • Closing Date: 08/11/2019
  • Location: Esher, Surrey
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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Trusts and Grants Officer

Salary:  £27,000 per annum

Hours:  37.5 per week

Based: Elm Tree Court, Long Street, Devizes, SN10 1NJ

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is looking for an ambitious and flexible fundraiser to join us as Trusts and Grants Officer. You will provide a key role in supporting the Trust to deliver its vital conservation work across Wiltshire and Swindon: standing up for wildlife, fighting the effects of climate change and sustainably managing over 3,000 acres of land to help bring about nature’s recovery in our county.


  • Closing Date: 21/10/2019
  • Location: Elm Tree Court, Long Street, Devizes, SN10 1NJ
  • Posted: 02/10/2019
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Head Forester

This progressive family owned rural estate is located at the heart of the South Downs National Park.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a key appointment of Head Forester to join the senior leadership team at Cowdray.

The Head Forester will be responsible for the strategic and operational management of all Forestry activity at Cowdray, with the aim of maintaining and enhancing both the commercial and amenity value of the woodland.


  • Closing Date: 28/10/2019
  • Location: Midhurst
  • Posted: 01/10/2019
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Natural Flood Management Project Officer

A Project run by the River Thame Conservation Trust (RTCT), in Partnership with The Upper & Bedford Ouse Catchment Partnership (U&BOCP) -   (Buckingham Area)

Location:  Flexible Working including: Headington, Oxford / Buckingham / Cranfield / Home.

Salary: £24,000 - £28,000 pa (pro rata and depending on experience) for 3.5 Days per Week

Are you experienced in Natural Flood Management with the ability to plan and deliver projects and engage and communicate well with a wide range of people, including farmers and landowners in the Buckingham area?  Do you enjoy a varied role working part office based, part outdoors where you have autonomy in your day to day work but also the support and guidance of a friendly team of experienced colleagues? Do you have a can do, enthusiastic attitude and track record of making things happen on the ground? If so, you could be just the person we’re looking for! 


  • Closing Date: 25/10/2019
  • Location: Headington, Oxford / Buckingham / Cranfield / Home
  • Posted: 01/10/2019
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Visitor Centre Coordinator

Bournemouth Parks Foundation

Do you love the outdoors and have a passion for inspiring our local community to gain a love for nature and wildlife? Due to the success of the Kingfisher Barn Visitor Centre on the Stour Valley Nature Reserve we have a new vacancy for a Visitor Centre Coordinator to help us manage our Visitor Centre, cafe and events programme.


  • Closing Date: 20/10/2019
  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Posted: 26/09/2019
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Land-based Alternative Provision Manager

Lorica Trust

The postholder will be based at East Clayton Farm, Storrington Rd, Pulborough, West Sussex

Salary: £16k - £20k (dependent on experience)

Contract: 3 years with potential to make permanent

The right candidate will have experience of working with young people (10 - 18 year olds), delivering land-based training, building employability skills and networking with a background in conservation, agriculture and/or horticulture.


  • Closing Date: 24/10/2019
  • Location: Pulborough, West Sussex
  • Posted: 26/09/2019
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Assistant Site Manager (Langley Vale Wood and Surrey)

Salary £22,000 - £24,000

In this role, you will provide operational and in particular on-site management support at Langley Vale Wood, to deliver the First World War Centenary Wood Project. You’ll also provide management support on other sites in Surrey with the impacts of Ash Dieback and other tree pests and diseases, as well as support the delivery the Trust’s estate work programme and wider regional operations and activities.


  • Closing Date: 20/10/2019
  • Location: Langley Vale Wood and Surrey
  • Posted: 25/09/2019
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Site Manager - Surrey and West Kent (Maternity Cover)

Salary £27,000 - £31,000

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity.  We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on others’ land.


  • Closing Date: 20/10/2019
  • Location: Surrey and West Kent
  • Posted: 25/09/2019
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Assistant Warden

Location: Essex

Salary: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time Contract: Permanent

Our team manages four excellent reserves centred on the Stour Estuary in North Essex/South Suffolk (think "Constable country" and a superb and picturesque Estuary with thousands of wintering waders, ducks and geese) and we'd like to hear from you. Join the Stour Estuary and Wolves Woods team as Assistant Warden to help plan and drive habitat management and wildlife monitoring there.


  • Closing Date: 21/10/2019
  • Location: Essex
  • Posted: 23/09/2019
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Senior Ecologist & Ecologist

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. Our key aim is to help our clients achieve the best outcomes for their schemes whilst securing net benefits for the environment. Your role will be to plan, manage and deliver professional ecological services to a broad range of clients.


  • Delete Date: 21/10/2019
  • Location: Fareham, Hampshire
  • Posted: 23/09/2019
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