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Warden - Exe Estuary Reserves - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Exe Estuary

Salary: £25,280 - £28,045 per annum

Can you help us deliver our mission to save nature? We’re looking for a warden to join our Exe estuary nature reserves team in Devon. As the Warden for the Exe Estuary (and associated) nature reserves, you'll be working across a diverse range of sites in Devon, including vibrant wetlands such as Exminster Marshes and cirl bunting reserves such as Labrador Bay. You’ll lead a team of volunteers and have line management responsibility for an Assistant Warden and up to three residential volunteers.

Rights of Way Legal Events Officer - Somerset County Council

£19,698-£21,748 pa

Full Time / Permanent

Taunton

This is a great opportunity for anyone with an eye for detail and who wants a job which is part office based and part outdoors. You will play a key role in maintaining the Definitive Map and in helping to ensure that the rights of way network adapts to reflect modern needs. You will be responsible for drafting, making and publicising various types of legal orders.

Level 3 Landscape / Horticulture Supervisor Apprenticeship - Royal Horticultural Society

Logo: Royal Horticultural Society

Location: RHS Garden Rosemoor

Duration: Three years fixed term

Salary: Circa £16,302 (those under the age of 23) £17,375 (those above the age of 23) per annum 37.5 hours per week.

This apprenticeship will enable you to learn about the science, art and practice of horticulture in the setting of RHS Garden Rosemoor. You would work within its departments and with its teams and individuals to enhance and deepen your current understanding of horticulture, and develop Level 3 knowledge, skills and experiences to prepare you for professional life in the industry.

Level 2 Arboriculture Apprentice - Royal Horticultural Society

Logo: Royal Horticultural Society

Duration: Two years (fixed term)

Location: RHS Garden Wisley, RHS Garden Rosemoor

Salary: £16,302 (those under 23) £17,735 (those above 23) per annum . 37.5 hours per week.

Are you interested trees and arboriculture, but new to the industry? You will work alongside our knowledgeable, skilled and experienced Arboricultural Teams at RHS Gardens Rosemoor and Wisley, alongside studying at college to develop, enhance and deepen your understanding of arboriculture. Throughout the apprenticeship, you will learn about the growth and maintenance of trees, woodland management and how to be environmentally aware, and use tools, techniques and machinery that will equip you for life in the industry!

Orchard Manager and Farm Worker - Sheppy's Cider Ltd/R.J. Sheppy and Son

Logo; Sheppy's Cider

This vacancy has arisen because the long-term post-holder would like to reduce his hours as he moves towards retirement.

This is a full-time/permanent role with responsibility for the management of our traditional and intensive orchards. It is ideal for someone who already has some level of previous experience in agriculture and orcharding, including a knowledge of using and maintaining farm machinery, and working with livestock.

Urban Forestry Officer - LiveWest Homes

Logo LiveWest Homes

We are looking for a Urban Forestry Officer to help manage our extensive tree stock, while dealing with incoming enquiries from residents and colleagues in line with our Tree Management Plan.

Ecology Officer - North Somerset Council

Logo: North Somerset Council

Starting salary: £28,672 p.a. to £35,745 p.a. (depending on experience)

Based in Castlewood, Clevedon

37 hours per week (permanent)

It’s a great time to be an Ecologist at North Somerset Council. You will be joining a newly restructured Natural Environment team helping to deliver actions from our new green infrastructure strategy. You will have opportunities to lead on advice for the emerging Local Plan, help introduce and deliver biodiversity net gain, engage with colleagues at across the West of England and be part of a wide-ranging project to better understand our greater horseshoe bats.

Nature Reserve Trainees - Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Logo: Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Salary: £18,525 per annum, pro-rata

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time

Location: Bush Farm, Pillaton, Saltash PL12 6QY

Are you passionate about nature? Do you enjoy being outdoors and would love to be a part of shaping the future health of our nature reserves? Are you aged 16 – 24, claiming Universal Credit and interested in a career in nature conservation? We are currently recruiting for two part-time (25 hours per week) Nature Reserve Trainee's as part of our ‘Kernow Glassa Project’. This is a new project to deliver multiple habitat and access works across our fantastic nature reserves.

Boat Operator/Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Brownsea Island

Salary £20,721 - Permanent - 37.5 hours per week

Are you an experienced boat skipper? Would you like to work and live on an island? This is a rare opportunity to work and live on Brownsea Island, one of Britain’s favourite nature reserves, nestled in Poole Harbour. A stone’s throw from the Isle of Purbeck and Sandbanks, this island oasis feels a million miles away but is just a short trip across the water, and you’ll be provided with an island home that has great harbour views.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

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Buckland Abbey, Devon

Salary £18,298 pro rata - Fixed term contract - 22.5 hours per week

Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place in the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we look after our special places. As part of the wider Ranger team, we need you to think about our impact on the environment and find better ways to do things.

Research Assistant - Lesser Spotted Woodpecker - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Flexible in UK

Salary: £18,100 - £20,080 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term for 6 months, Full-Time

RSPB is looking for someone with organisational/communications skills in addition to the fieldwork skills needed to support a pilot project aimed at whether breeding success of Lesser-spotted woodpeckers is limited by food supply/providing supplementary food/monitoring nest outcomes. They're a woodland bird which is declining due to low breeding success, and we're working with Woodpecker network and Natural England to identify ways of recovering their populations.

Bat Ecologist - Burton Reid Associates

Logo: Burton Reid Associates

We are an Ecological and Landscape consultancy and our work is our passion.

We have a mission: to work with people who share our values and who want to leave a legacy for future generations, those who really believe that we should leave the world in a better state than we found it. If this sounds like you, then Burton Reid is looking for a full time Bat Ecologist to join our growing team.

Net Zero Landscape Officer - Cotswolds National Landscape

Logo: Cotswolds National Landscape

Salary: GBP 29,534 pro-rata, per annum.
29.6 hours per week. Initial 18-month FTC from commencement of employment
Location: The Old Prison, Fosse Way, Northleach, Gloucestershire GL54 3JH. Flexible working arrangements

We are very excited to be recruiting this new and ground breaking role. Our first ever Net Zero Landscape Officer will set us on the right path to achieving our Climate Crisis Commitment blending in-house collaboration, partnership working and on-the-ground action to help us understand the current baseline for Greenhouse Gas Emissions, carbon storage and carbon sequestration in the Cotswolds National Landscape.

Tree Team Supervisor x 2 - Bath & North East Somerset Council

Logo: Bath & North East Somerset Council

£24,982 - £27,041 pa

37 per week (permanent)

Based at our Royal Victoria Park Bath, Station Road Keynsham or Radstock Road depots, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join our in-house services that we operate in keeping our beautiful parks and open spaces and our cemeteries and crematorium throughout Bath and North East Somerset. The purpose of this post as a working supervisor is to lead and supervise a team to carry out various aspects of skilled practical and technical arboriculture work within the Bath and North East Somerset area to a high standard as directed by the Tree officer, or as specified by the client or the client’s agents. Leading a team of up to 6, you’ll ensure work is carried out in an efficient and effective manner and that associated income recovery is maximized.

Managing Big Problems in Small Places – Culm Catchment Officer - Devon County Council

Logo: Devon County Council

Salary: £28,672 per annum pro rata
Appointment: Part Time - 0.8 FTE- 4 days/week
Job Term: Fixed

Location: Devon

To lead on delivery of the Managing Big Problems in Small Places project within the catchment of the River Culm. This forms a catchment based delivery element of the Devon-wide Managing Big Problems in Small Places (MBPiSP) project, led by Devon County Council.

This multi-million pound project runs up to 2027, forming one of 25 Flood & Coastal Resilience Innovation Programme (FCRIP) pilots nationally, funded by Defra.

South West Peatland Partnership – Dartmoor Headwaters Officer (Historic Environment) - Dartmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Dartmoor National Park Authority

Grade 5: £27,741 - £32,234 per annum

Full time 37 hours per week

3 year fixed-term contract

The South West Peatland Partnership (SWPP) is looking for someone to work as part of an expanding team, to build on the previous restoration successes and deliver ambitious peatland restoration targets over the next three years. The post holder will work as part of the DNPA Headwaters team and part of a wider Southwest Water delivery team that work across the three moors.

Dartmoor Headwaters Officer (Historic Environment) - Dartmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Dartmoor National Park Authority

Grade 5: £27,741 - £32,234 per annum

Part time 18.5 hours per week (0.5 FTE)

3 year fixed-term contract

The climate and nature crises require comprehensive, bold solutions and urgent action in order to reverse the accelerating decline that nature and society now faces. In response, Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) has recently launched an ambitious new nature enhancement strategy based around the restoration of natural processes at a catchment scale.

Southwest Peatland Partnership – Dartmoor Headwaters Officer (Peatland Restoration) - Dartmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Dartmoor National Park Authority

Grade 5: £27,741 - £32,234 per annum

Full time 37 hours per week

3 year fixed-term contract

The South West Peatland Partnership (SWPP) is looking for someone to work as part of an expanding team, to build on the previous restoration successes and deliver ambitious peatland restoration targets over the next three years. The post holder will work as part of the DNPA Headwaters team and part of a wider Southwest Water delivery team that work across the three moors.

Dartmoor Headwaters Officer (Natural Flood Management) - Dartmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Dartmoor National Park Authority

Grade 5: £27,741 - £32,234 per annum

Full time 37 hours per week

5 year fixed-term contract

The Dartmoor Headwaters Officer will promote and advise on NFM, working with farmers, landowners and the local communities to implement and monitor measures to help reduce the risk of flooding to properties and other infrastructure whilst also achieving additional benefits to enhance the natural environment, particularly in relation to carbon and biodiversity.

Land Management Team Leader - GE Consulting Services Ltd

Logo: GE Consulting Services Ltd

Salary: £23k-£27k depending on experience + Bonus

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with experience in the fields of arboriculture and land management to take a Team Leader role in our growing land management division.

GE Consulting are a well-established consultancy providing ecology, arboriculture and land management services to a wide range of clients across the south of England and Wales.

Coastal Habitat Consultant - North Devon UNESCO Biosphere

Logo: North Devon UNESCO Biosphere

The North Devon Coordinated response for Intertidal Taw Torridge Estuary Restoration (CRITTER) project is part of a 6 year plan aiming to improve water quality and biodiversity within the Taw Torridge Estuary. Plans include restoration of intertidal habitat by removing historic flood defences within the estuary; protecting the shell fishery, and relieving morphological pressures on the tidal prism associated with long-standing physical modification of the estuary and its floodplain.

The CRITTER partnership will be led by the North Devon UNESCO Biosphere, who will coordinate the activity of Natural England, University of Plymouth, Plymouth Marine Laboratory and Swansea University. The project will deliver Water Framework Directive (WFD), Flood Risk Management Plan, Biodiversity 2030, 25 Year Environment Plan (25YEP) and Nature Recovery Strategy outcomes.

Climbing Arborist x 4 - Bath & North East Somerset Council

Logo: Bath & North East Somerset Council

Salary: £20,092 - £23,541 pa

Hours: 37 per week

Based RVP Bath, Station Road Keynsham or Radstock Road depot

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our in-house services that we operate in keeping our beautiful parks and open spaces and our cemeteries and crematorium throughout Bath and North East Somerset. If you’d like to join our passionate, enthusiastic team we’d love you hear from you. You’ll need to be physically fit to meet the job description requirements and be prepared to work outdoors in all weather.

Land Management Consultant - North Devon UNESCO Biosphere

Logo: North Devon UNESCO Biosphere

North Devon UNESCO Biosphere is an important meeting place of rich natural and cultural heritage in a stunning world-class environment from dunes, grassland and moors, towns and villages to 12 miles beyond Lundy Island into the Bristol Channel. It stretches over 3,500 sq. km and includes over 150, 000 people in the local population. Our UNESCO Biosphere celebrates life by recognising the connections between people and nature. As part of the global MAB network, our Biosphere provides an open forum for bringing people together with their natural surroundings, to empower them to unlock their potential and using their local and scientific knowledge to model solutions for sustainable living.

Senior and Principal Ecologists - The Environmental Dimension Partnership (EDP)

Logo: EDP

Are you seeking a new challenge? We are looking for Senior and Principal level ecologists to join our passionate, dynamic and friendly team! With a growing portfolio of exciting projects, we are looking for personable, innovative and proactive ecologists to further strengthen our existing technical expertise across our Cardiff, Cheltenham and Cirencester offices.

Landscapes Ranger - Lulworth Estate

Salary c.£22,000

The Lulworth Estate offers a unique opportunity to join its countryside unit based on the Lulworth Estate by Lulworth Cove in Dorset. You will be working for a thriving private estate of 12,000 acres, including five miles of World Heritage coastline.

This is a position which will be within the Landscapes Team, line managed by the Head Ranger and is a permanent full-time role. The post holder will assist with the maintenance of an ambitious Environmental Stewardship Scheme on 1050Ha of mainly SSSI designated habitats including chalk downland and heathland. The role will largely involve practical habitat management and creation, agricultural in-field option management, woodland restoration and some grounds maintenance

Climbing Arboricultural Manager - Knighton Countryside Management Ltd

Logo: Knighton Countryside Management

Knighton Countryside Management Ltd is an Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor, and as such, we work to the highest standards in the industry. We are Dorset based and are Market Leaders in Ecological, Forestry & Landscape Services, we use modern machinery, have well trained teams and use modern techniques. We currently have an opportunity for a permanent full time Climbing Arboricultural Manager.

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