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Salary: £18452 plus employer pension contributions
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time
Location: Brooklands Farm HQ, Dorset Wildlife Trust Brooklands Farm, Forston, Dorchester
Dorset Wildlife Trust is seeking an enthusiastic individual to work within our Landscape Conservation Team. The work will include use of power tools and machinery, stock and farm management and elements of volunteer leadership.
Salary: £22,406 plus Employer pension contribution.
Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time
Location: Brooklands Farm HQ, Dorset Wildlife Trust Brooklands Farm Forston , Dorchester
The post will be responsible for the delivery of management, practical conservation and estate tasks on our internationally important nature reserves across North Dorset. Our North Dorset Reserves have a variety of habitats and include some of the finest calcareous grassland in the country, ancient woodland, ancient meadows and wooded pasture.
Salary Range: £18,426 - £19,407 per annum
Work Location: Lepe Country Park, Southampton
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent
Lepe Country Park is one of Hampshire County Council's most popular visitor attractions hosting around 300,000 visits each year. The site has a full programme of events for the public, welcomes school visits and has a very successful Friends group which provides many volunteers to assist park staff. It's an exciting time to join the dynamic and innovative team at Lepe.
£27,905 - £31,371
Full Time, Fixed Term (21 months)
Do you want to be at the cutting edge of innovation in parks? If the answer is yes, then you may be just the person we are looking for, as we embark on an exciting journey alongside seven other ambitious projects across the UK funded by the Future Parks Accelerator programme (FPA).
Salary Range: £18,426 - £19,407 per annum
Work Location: Titchfield Haven, Fareham
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2020
The Bird Aware Solent ranger team are looking for a new enthusiastic member to engage with local communities to raise awareness of overwintering shorebirds within the Solent Special Protection Areas (SPAs).
This is a permanent post Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week).
Based at the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls and Bush Farm, Pillaton.
£20,878 per annum, 23 days holiday (plus bank holidays), company pension scheme.
The East Cornwall Reserves Officer will assist the Reserves Manager to plan and deliver the nature reserves management programme in east and north Cornwall, undertaking habitat management work across 17 sites in partnership with volunteers, contractors and graziers, and organising a range of activities to promote the reserves and engage visitors.
Hyde Park, London (with travel to all London parks)
Working hours: 36 hours per week
Salary of £34,509 - £41,000 per annum DOE
Created in March 2017, The Royal Parks is a charity that supports and manages 5,000 acres of historic parkland including Hyde Park, The Green, Richmond, Greenwich, St James’s, Bushy and The Regent’s Parks, and Kensington Gardens.
We are now seeking a Volunteer & Programmes Manager to join us on a 12 month maternity cover contract.
Salary: £25,305 - £27,330
Location: Dean Bradley House, 52, Horseferry Road, London SW1P 2AF (with time to be spent at project sites delivering work)
Full time, fixed term contract
We are looking for a motivated individual to successfully plan and deliver specific elements of Brilliant Butterfly Banks projects, ensuring that the project successfully transforms land on the southern edge of Croydon into a chalk grassland ‘Living Landscape’ alive with butterflies and wildflowers.
Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 28/02/20)
The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.
£28,321.88 - £33,260.85
Location: 231 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RX
This post is temporary for a period up to 18 months.
Woodlands Officer required to lead community woodland management initiatives as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Fordhall Community Land Initiative
Your role will help prevent young people at risk from being excluded from school, to re-engage them with education and support them into the workplace/further education by inspiring them and building their self-belief using the natural environment at Fordhall Farm.
You will also engage local people with Fordhall’s story and natural landscape through engaging, inclusive and enjoyable volunteer work parties.
Accommodation along with travel will be provided. This is a fixed term position until the end of October 2020 with the possibility of becoming permanent.
Work will involve managing a programme of educational activities for visitors and schools, incorporating; outreach talks, facilitated visits to Lundy, guided walks and talks for both general visitors and educational groups, other age-appropriate on-Island activities for school pupils and visitors.
Salary £26,999 to £31,371 per annum
37 hours per week
The post involves working with stakeholders and a range of Broads Authority staff to develop and implement key strategies and work programmes for the Broads. The post provides recreational expertise across all Authority duties, including the statutory planning function.
Full time, fixed term 3 years
Location: North Ronaldsay, Orkney
In Orkney’s most northerly community you could help North Ronaldsay Trust restore the island’s unique sheep dyke. The 13 mile long dyke encircles the island and keeps the famous seaweed-eating sheep on the shoreline.
Salary Range: £20,830 - £23,411 per annum
Work Location: Basing House, Basingstoke
Hours per week: 37
Contract Type: Permanent
Hampshire County Council is recruiting a Community Engagement Ranger within the Countryside Service. Joining the North Area Access Team, you will develop, coordinate and support a programme of activities on public rights of way, areas of open country and other forms of public access to the countryside.
Permanent part-time post
Salary Range: £19,458 pro-rata DOE
Based at Romney Marsh Visitor Centre
The post holder will play a key role supporting the Visitor Centre Manager in delivering our Visitor Experience strategy. This involves working hands-on in both the visitor centre and the nature park. The Visitor Centre offer has grown significantly over the past three years acting as Romney Marsh’s tourist information centre and as a community hub, showcasing the best of the Marsh’s creative and entrepreneurial talent.
Fixed Term: 2 years (initially & subsequent years subject to annual funding confirmation)
Salary: £32,000 per annum (pro-rata).
Hours: 3 days per week with flexible working pattern.
Base: BWE office base is Unit K1, Bolsover Business Park, Woodhouse Lane, Bolsover, S44 6BD; it is envisaged that the post holder will have a home base with regular contact and visits to BWE offices.
An exciting opportunity to join Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd. (BWE) an organisation with an established track record for innovative training and employment practice. BWE use local countryside, woodlands and the natural environment to support adults with disabilities to gain new skills and build their confidence.
We are looking to appoint a Business Development Manager, initially for a fixed term of 2 years; part of the role will be to secure funding to sustain the post beyond this period. The post holder will work alongside existing staff, volunteers and BWE Board of Directors to develop and expand the organisation’s range of services in order to safeguard its future and enable BWE to reach its full potential.
Salary: £18,000 pro rata
Location: Based from home, or the Welsh Wildlife Centre (Cilgerran)
Hours: 3.5 days per week (precise days to be agreed) with some evening / weekend work. Flexi/ TOIL
We are looking for an energetic and practical person to deliver nature reserve management and volunteer engagement in Ceredigion. The post will be responsible for recruiting and supervising volunteers, habitat management, ecological surveys, engaging with partners and delivering funding commitments (including Glastir) as appropriate.offered.
Northumberland Wildlife Trust
Based in Seahouses, Northumberland
£16,305 - £19,184 pro rata.
Part Time 17.5 hours per week - Fixed Term Contract Apr 2020
We are looking for a confident, innovative and enthusiastic person to join our team. Coast Care is a National Lottery Heritage Fund partnership initiative to enable local people and visitors to contribute to the management and conservation of the north Northumberland coastal landscape. The role is predominantly administrative, processing project volunteers and promoting activity through social media.
This is a part-time post (4 days per week) until 31st August 2020.
Do you want to be part of a ground-breaking approach to saving species from extinction? Back from the Brink is a £6million HLF-funded programme delivered by a partnership of England’s leading nature conservation organisations. As part of this programme Plantlife are seeking an experienced Outreach Officer to provide maternity cover, to champion public involvement with the Dorset Heathlands and deliver a training and participation programme.
Based in the Purbecks, you will work closely with the National Trust, local partners and communities to involve and enthuse the public in some of the ‘less fashionable’ heathland species.
Salary: £17,276 to £18,716 per annum
Hours: Full time
Do you like a challenge? Are you interested in connecting people with nature through the legend of Robin Hood?
Sherwood Forest is arguably the most famous forest in the world and we are looking for a Visitor Experience Officer who can interpret the site and help us engage with the 350,000 visitors who come every year.
Salary: £7,523.80 The national apprenticeship salary applies for the first 12 months of the role, thereafter the age-related national minimum wage will be paid
We are seeking to recruit a Sevenoaks Greensand Commons Project Apprentice on an 18 month fixed term contract to assist in the seasonal work activities required to fulfil the projects remit, in particular supporting the Conservation and Access Officer with restoring lowland heathland and improving access across the commons within the project.
The Sevenoaks Greensand Commons project is a 4 year funded project with Sevenoaks District Council, Kent Wildlife Trust, The Heritage Lottery fund and a wealth of other partners, who all share a common goal in helping to restore the commons for people and wildlife.
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time, 37.5hrs per week
Contract: 4yr Fixed Term
We are looking for a people person, someone with bags of enthusiasm who can lead our community activities in and around the stunningly spectacular Cairngorms Connect area. Working with partners, staff and volunteers you will engage and inspire people about the work of Cairngorms Connect.
River Stewardship Company works to maintain and enhance watercourses, and to inspire, empower and connect communities.
The Riverlution Manager will further develop and lead on the Company’s social impact strategy; developing and delivering programmes of activity to help people access, enjoy, learn about and contribute to the natural environment in and along waterways. They will also be responsible for supporting river stewardship activity elsewhere; connecting and empowering others through the provision of consultancy, training programmes and networks.
Salary: £26,000 – 30,000 pro rata
Part-time 0.2 FTE
Location: Stirling (or home-based)
Fixed term appointment to 31 December 2020 (with possibility of extension)
We’re looking for an experienced communications and marketing manager (employed or freelance role) to lead the public facing phase of our exciting programme to develop an Endowment Fund for Scotland’s parks.
Salary: £26,000 – 30,000
Fixed term appointment for two years (with possibility of extensions)
greenspace scotland worked with NHS Lothian and Edinburgh & Lothians Health Foundation to develop the Lothians Green Health Strategy. We are now looking to recruit a Green Health Programme Manager to lead, coordinate and support delivery of the Strategy.
Location: West Scotland or Glasgow/Edinburgh
Salary: £25,463 to £27,585 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: 2 year fixed term contract
Seabirds thrive on predator-free islands. Around the UK has been an historic strong-hold, and good biosecurity is essential to maintain these sites as safe for breeding seabirds. The UK-wide Biosecurity for LIFE project is working to address the threat.
£22,021 to £23,836 per annum
Full time 37 hours per week
18 month Initial Fixed Term Contract
An exciting opportunity is available within the Council’s Greenspace Service for a professional, well organised, and competent individual to develop and support Greenspace volunteering in the district and take forward proposals to create a new Country Park at Bersted Brooks and Bersted Park.
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