CJS Online: South West

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


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Voluntary roles can be found here.

East Cornwall Reserves Officer - Cornwall Wildlife Trust

Logo: Cornwall Wildlife Trust

£21,296 per annum, 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays), company pension scheme.

Based at the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls and Bush Farm, Pillaton.

This is a permanent post Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week).

This is a rare opportunity for a suitably skilled, experienced and motivated individual to join the reserves team at Cornwall Wildlife Trust, the leading local charity working to protect and enhance Cornwall’s wildlife and wild places.

Conservation Intern - Exmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Exmoor National Park Authority

Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset

Salary of £15,821 pro rata

Exmoor National Park Authority is the organisation that manages a unique and beautiful part of the country that has been shaped by nature and people over thousands of years.

We’re now looking for a Conservation Intern to join us on a 12 month internship. As a Conservation Intern, you will undertake an incredible learning experience where you will promote conservation activities across Exmoor National Park.

Area Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Fixed Term until 29/04/2022, 37.5 hrs a week

Saltash PL12 6TA

As the Area Ranger you will manage a small team of Rangers working like you throughout the portfolio: following the lead from the Property’s Business Plan you will build and manage an effective and flexible work programme for you and your team. You will support your fellow rangers in undertaking engagement and conservation work, contributing towards HLS (Higher Level Stewardship) targets.

Assistant Ranger - Dartmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Dartmoor National Park Authority

Grade 4: £22,462 - £26,317

37 hours per week

Do you have a passion for Dartmoor, the working landscape, biodiversity and rural traditions that help shape it? Do you want to be part of a team that helps influence the National Park for future generations?

We are looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Assistant Ranger to provide support to our Ranger Team. This role has particular emphasis on practical work on the ground, working with volunteers and apprentices as well as helping with the whole scope of Ranger duties as required.

Outdoor Learning Assistant - Exmoor National Park Authority

Logo: Exmoor National Park Authority

Salary: £19,554 pro rata

The Pinkery Centre for Outdoor Learning is a unique residential experience for young people right in the heart of Exmoor. Offering a broad range of activities, we can accommodate groups of up to 36 students and eight staff on a self-catered or fully catered basis. As an Outdoor Learning Assistant, you’ll help to deliver a range of outdoor learning experiences and activities, ensuring that visitors have a safe experience on Exmoor and enjoy the Park’s special qualities.

RHS Level 2 Trailblazer Apprenticeship in Horticulture - Royal Horticultural Society

Logo: Royal Horticultural Society

Full time, two years (fixed term) 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £15,154 (those under 25) £16,010 (those over 25) per annum

Are you interested in plants, gardening and horticulture, but new to the industry?

We are delighted to be able to offer horticultural apprenticeships at all of our world-class RHS Gardens: Bridgewater, Harlow Carr, Rosemoor, Hyde Hall and Wisley.

This apprenticeship will enable you to learn about the science, art and practice of horticulture in the setting of an RHS Garden and in doing so, work within its departments and with its teams and individuals to gain knowledge, skills, training and experiences in and of horticulture.

Engagement Supervisor - Birds of Poole Harbour

Logo: Bords of Poole Harbour

May – September 2020
Full-time and part-time positions considered
Founded in 2013, the charity aims to raise the profile of bird conservation, preservation and observation in and around the Poole Harbour area. The harbour benefits from national and international protection and to date has hosted 331 bird species. Boasting a diverse mosaic of habitats, the Poole Harbour basin offers excellent birding opportunities throughout the year. Our HQ offers visitors an in-depth insight into how to ‘bird’ the harbour and showcases our various projects.

Chesil Beach Tern Project Officer - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Chesil Beach, Dorset
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term for 5 months

Would you like to play a vital role in conserving one of the UK's special seabird colonies? We are looking for an enthusiastic, practical and highly dedicated person with good communication skills and experience of species protection and/or seabird monitoring to look after the growing little tern colony at Chesil Beach in Dorset.

Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

Brownsea Island - 37.5 hours a week - Perm

£19,998 p.a

With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.

Senior Project Manager / Team Manager - Westcountry Rivers Trust

Logo: Westcountry Rivers Trust

Stoke Climsland, Cornwall

Salary of £34,000 - £39,000 per annum DOE

37.5 hours per week

Following the success of our previous projects, we are now delivering the third phase of the Upstream Thinking (UST) initiative, running from 2020 to 2025. Our aim is to achieve improvements in water quality, land management and broader benefits. We are looking for a Senior Project Manager / Team Manager to manage the UST project, from inception to completion, including the implementation of a project management system.

Tree Officer - Bristol City Council

Logo: Bristol City Council

Ashton Depot, Bristol

£27,905 - £31,371 pa pro rata

12 months maternity cover - 3 days/week

This is a great opportunity to join our successful and highly regarded One Tree Per Child project, which is making a real difference to communities and children's lives by planting 6,000 trees per year. Working as part of a team you will help to deliver Bristol City Council's commitment to plant One Tree Per Child and support the cities ambition to double tree canopy.