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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.


South West vacancies: Avon, Somerset, Dorset, Devon and Cornwall.


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Estate Ranger

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Location: St Austell, Cornwall

Salary: £18,600

Full time: 42.5 hours per week

We are looking to recruit an Estate Ranger to join our busy but small estate team in 200 acres of an historic Cornish Estate. You will be working with the estate team to look after a mostly native woodland area and also helping the farm team occasionally. Your main duties will be to undertake practical land management with a heavy emphasis on visitor engagement.


  • Closing Date: 31/08/2019
  • Location: St Austell, Cornwall
  • Posted: 14/08/2019
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Head of Conservation Policy and Biodiversity

Salary: £37,000 plus employer pension contribution of 7%

37.5 hours per week

Based in Taunton

This is an exciting time to join Somerset Wildlife Trust and we are looking for a passionate, experienced ecologist to develop and lead our landscape-scale conservation strategy. Our challenge is to restore Somerset’s natural environment following Lawton’s approach for bigger, better and more joined up ecological networks identifying opportunities through a Nature Recovery Network.


  • Closing Date: 12/09/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 12/08/2019
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Head of Business Development and Operations

Salary: £37,000 plus employer pension contribution of 7%

37.5 hours per week

Based in Taunton

Are you a strong leader with great project management skills? Do you have experience of operational management? Do you have proven experience of generating income through a range of commercial activities? If so, we'd love to hear from you!


  • Closing Date: 12/09/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 12/08/2019
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Somerset Environmental Records Centre Manager (SERC)

Salary: £27,317 - 33,619 plus employer pension contribution of 7%

37.5 hours per week

Based in Taunton

Do you have experience of collating data and providing evidence to enable decision-making that achieves positive biodiversity outcomes? Do you have experience of achieving successful outcomes for biodiversity, working within local and national planning and policy frameworks, the application of Net Gain and biodiversity offsetting? If so, we'd love to hear from you!


  • Closing Date: 11/09/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 12/08/2019
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Wildlife Survey and Interpretation Skills Course

Ambios Ltd

Gain practical experience in both the UK and in EU (no matter what happens with Brexit!).

Are you intent on a career in nature conservation but have limited or no experience? Would you like to spend a couple of weeks immersed in bird and wildlife work? Do you find the cost of gaining relevant experience prohibitive?


  • Closing Date: 19/08/2019
  • Location: South Devon
  • Posted: 24/07/2019
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Wildlife Adviser

£40,071 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 30/09/21)

Exeter

We are looking for a suitably experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic person to join us for two years as a lead adviser on nature conservation. Focussing primarily on our properties in Devon, you will provide support and expertise in all aspects of nature conservation, driving high standards across our estates. The primary focus of your work will be to help deliver the objectives within our 2025 Strategy to restore a healthy, beautiful natural environment.


  • Closing Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: Exeter
  • Posted: 08/08/2019
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Estate Worker

Full-time role, 40 hours a week.

£18,000 per annum.

Accommodation available.

We are looking for a strong, hardworking person to join our estates team at Hestercombe. The role is varied and you will be adaptable to work in different areas day to day. The main role is to maintain an 18th century landscape garden but also includes developing and maintaining two areas of woodland, and managing a wild flower meadow. Day to day jobs vary from forestry style work using chainsaws and log splitters, to grounds maintenance with strimmers, flails, and mowers, to ecological work such as tree planting and improving grassland areas.


  • Delete Date: 04/09/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 07/08/2019
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Wildlife Survey and Interpretation Skills Course

Ambios Ltd

Gain practical experience in both the UK and in EU (no matter what happens with Brexit!).

Are you intent on a career in nature conservation but have limited or no experience? Would you like to spend a couple of weeks immersed in bird and wildlife work? Do you find the cost of gaining relevant experience prohibitive?


  • Closing Date: 19/08/2019
  • Location: South Devon
  • Posted: 24/07/2019
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