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Fixed Term Contracts until 31st March, 2022
Countryside and Wildlife Team, The Quays, Baglan Energy Park, Briton Ferry, Neath
Applications are invited for the posts of Green Infrastructure (GI) Project Manager and Green Infrastructure (GI) Officer, within the Countryside and Wildlife Team of Neath Port Talbot CBC. The Countryside and Wildlife Team is a multi-disciplinary team, dealing with countryside access, biodiversity conservation and project delivery and provision of ecological advice. We have secured funding from Welsh Government through the Enabling Natural Resources and Well-being Grant to deliver the South West Wales Green Infrastructure Project, a partnership project with Swansea Council, Carmarthenshire County Council, Coed Lleol and Cwmaman Town Council.
We would welcome hearing from you if you are self employed and willing to work on a freelance basis.
Salary - Good. Project and experience dependent.
Exciting opportunities have arisen to gain experience in a wide range of conservation projects within a growing and sector leading business. We require assistance with a number of projects across North Wales and the midlands.
Projects are either ecology based, conducting protected species surveys and report writing or practical habitat management projects. The role/roles are varied as can be seen from the range of projects we deliver and will involve habitat management/creation projects, access improvements, installation of environmental educational resources and protected species work.
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.
These are part-time (4 days/week) fixed term posts for 3 years with a salary of £24,360 pro rata.
You will be an important part of the team using your experience of engaging audiences to deliver the agreed outcomes and outputs which include a comprehensive set of meadow restorations, the establishment of a network of support for natural seeding to establish new species rich grasslands, a comprehensive set of community meadows, training and use of species identification, grassland management training, the mobilisation of a cohort of volunteers undertaking citizen science, training for landowners, rangers and community groups, developing resources and databases and running three pilot projects to involve local communities in their local meadows to measure improvements in health and well-being.
This is a full-time fixed term post for 3 years with a salary of £24,360.
Do you want to be a part of a the first ever Wales-wide meadow conservation and restoration project making a real difference for places and people? Magnificent Meadows: Gweirgloddiau Gwych is a project delivered by Plantlife in partnership with the National Trust, Brecon Beacons and Pembrokeshire Coast National Parks and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare. This three-year project will have a significant impact in restoring and creating more species rich grasslands, in training people in plant and waxcap identification and engaging and involving communities in their local meadows to improve understanding, physical and mental well-being.
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £22,869 per annum
Hours: Full time
Running free outreach sessions in primary schools and early years settings across Cardiff, you will encourage children to enjoy nature and inspire them to discover more. You'll spend most of your time out and about in schools and run our Cardiff Wildlife Detectives club, which is a club for families. You'll be part of an enthusiastic team of staff and volunteers, whom you'll be responsible for leading. Alongside school outreach work in Cardiff, you'll support wider engagement work with children across Wales.
Coed Lleol (Small Woods Wales)
Actif Woods Wales Mentor Rhondda Cynon Taf (maternity cover) AND/OR Merthyr - AND - Actif Woods Wales Mentor Neath Port Talbot and Carmarthenshire
An exciting opportunity to improve people’s health and well-being by coordinating the ‘Actif Woods Wales’ programme of woodland activities in the local project area.
Placement Warden North , Denbighshire County Council
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
Details believed correct but given without prejudice. Ends.