CJS Online: Countryside

 

A rolling list of vacancies, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.


Countryside vacancies: Ranger posts, including those in greenspace and urban parks and estate workers. You'll also find vacancies for countryside officers, rural policy makers.


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Assistant Ranger

Salary Range: £17,224 - £18,794 per annum

Work Location: Titchfield Haven, Titchfield

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Temporary until 31 March 2019

Working across the Solent coastline you will be working as part of a ranger team, providing an on-the-ground ranger service in the Solent’s three Special Protection Areas (SPAs). This position focuses on community engagement; you will be engaging directly with the public to raise awareness amongst visitors of the sensitivity of this internationally important wintering site for migratory birds.


  • Closing Date: 08/07/2018
  • Location: Titchfield Haven, Titchfield
  • Posted: 19/06/2018
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Ranger

Salary: £18,260 per annum
37 hours per week

Delivery across Groundwork West Midlands managed sites, but with a focus on:

Old Brickworks Nature Reserve, Cannock

Telford Millennium Community, East Ketley

Groundwork West Midlands are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our expanding Land Management team. As Ranger, you will lead on the management, maintenance and development of public open spaces for the benefit of nature and local people. This role will focus on the management of two new sites on behalf of the Land Trust.


  • Closing Date: 16/07/2018
  • Location: Cannock and East Ketley
  • Posted: 19/06/2018
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Grounds Development & Programme Worker

Salary: £20,000 pro rata

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 28 per week, over 4 days. Some flexible working required.

Location: Wiston, by Biggar, South Lanarkshire, ML12 6HT (approx. 1 hour from Glasgow / Edinburgh)

We are currently recruiting for an enthusiastic & motivated person to join the team at our Scottish charity.  The Grounds Development Worker overseas the 52 acre site, liaising with the team and visiting groups to maintain and enhance what the estate can offer as a Place to Grow.


  • Closing Date: 18/07/2018
  • Location: Wiston, by Biggar, South Lanarkshire
  • Posted: 19/06/2018
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Ranger

This role is initially offered as a fixed-term contract until 15 June 2021.

Hours: 22.5 (part-time)

Working as part of the reserves team, the successful candidate will help establish Trumpington Meadows nature reserve in Cambridge as a well visited, wildlife-rich site with an active volunteer network. This will involve practical work in order to manage the meadows, trees and ponds on the reserve, and a good knowledge of the practice of nature conservation.


  • Closing Date: 16/07/2018
  • Location: Trumpington Meadows, Cambridge
  • Posted: 19/06/2018
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Countryside Officer

£23,703 - £30,756

37 hours per week, Fixed Term

Location: Truro

Cornwall Council has an exciting role available for an experienced Countryside Officer to provide advice to the environment and planning services as a 2 year secondment position.

With responsibilities extending over Cornwall Council’s broad Countryside asset base including, Public Rights of Way, Trails, Country Parks, Beach & Coastal areas, Heritage Site, South West Coast Path, Geohazards and Planning Advice matters relating to the Countryside.


  • Closing Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Truro
  • Posted: 18/06/2018
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Environment & Biodiversity Specialist

Competitive Salary + Benefits / Based in Havant

We take seriously our responsibility to protect and preserve our environment and are looking for someone to both manage and further develop our current biodiversity plan within the business.

The role will suit someone with a passion for biodiversity with an excellent track record in working with stakeholders at all levels both inside and outside of the business. Excellent communication and influencing skills will be a necessity whilst working at all times in line with our values of Excellence, Respect and Integrity.


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2018
  • Location: Havant
  • Posted: 18/06/2018
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Assistant Countryside Ranger x 2, Denbighshire County Council

  • Closing Date: 02/07/2018
  • Location: Llangollen and Loggerheads
  • Posted: 18/06/2018
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Countryside Access Maintenance Officer & Rights of Way Search Officer, Bridgend County Borough Council

  • Closing Date: 27/06/2018
  • Location: Bridgend
  • Posted: 18/06/2018
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Natural Networks Officer x 2

Starting salary £22,000

Do you want to help us create and restore wildlife-rich habitats in Worcestershire? As part of our ambitious Natural Networks partnership we are looking for two people with the skills to deliver habitat surveys and management advice as well as to build links with partner organisations, community groups and key stakeholders. With more than £1m already secured for Natural Networks sites you’ll be in prime position to find the opportunities and help guide the projects that deliver wildlife gains for the county.


  • Closing Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Lower Smite Farm
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Forest Management & Stewardship Forester

Salary: £29,695 - £32,811

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 44 hours

Location: Newton Stewart, Scotland, DG8 6AJ

Galloway Forest District is located in South West Scotland, employing over 100 staff who manage approximately 116,000 hectares of the National Forest Estate.

Galloway Forest District is also a centre for nature conservation and public recreation with over a quarter of the landholding being managed with conservation and public access as key priorities. We also manage over 30 Sites of Special Scientific Interest, 3 Visitor Centres and have a significant number of Windfarm proposals at various stages of development.


  • Closing Date: 08/07/2018
  • Location: Newton Stewart, Scotland, DG8 6AJ
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Naturally Social Officer

Pay is £24,000 per year pro rata (equating to £14,400 per annum).

This is initially a 9 month contract.

Normal working hours are 9am to 5pm, Wednesday to Friday each week (with 30 a minute meal break). Equating to a 22 ½ hour working week.

Naturally Social is a project that aims to address individuals social isolation through engagement with nature. We are seeking a dedicated, conscientious person to oversee the delivery of this unique project. Developing and providing engagement opportunities for members of the community as they seek to find social connections through group activities in the natural world.


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2018
  • Location: Durham Wildlife Trusts Rainton Meadows and Low Barns Offices
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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General Manager

Kelburn Castle and Estate

F/T – 5 days a week

Salary: TBC – Commensurate with experience

Kelburn Castle and Estate require an experienced General Manager to join our team on a full-time basis. Our ideal candidate will be an effective leader with previous business management experience. The role is a senior management position, varied and involves overseeing a wide variety of estate businesses including land management, our award winning Country Centre, weddings and functions, equestrian centre, glamping and more. Kelburn is a well-known and beautiful estate located near Largs, around a 30 min drive from Glasgow.


  • Closing Date: 15/07/2018
  • Location: Fairlie, Largs
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Executive Director of Conservation

Excellent remuneration package                                                                     

The UK’s largest shooting and conservation association is seeking to recruit an Executive Director of Conservation to be based at BASC’s Head Office at Marford Mill, Rossett.

The successful candidate will be a member of BASC’s Executive Team and have a seat on the association’s governing Council. The role will provide inspirational leadership and direction to both the conservation department and across BASC, to achieve the conservation vision and strategy of the Association.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised, driven and solution-oriented self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, member-focused ‘campaign’ environment.


  • Closing Date: 08/08/2018
  • Location: Marford Mill, Rossett
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Land Management Projects Officer

Salary Range: £23,866 pa progressing to £29,055 pa dependent on skills & experience

Location: Hertford

Hours: 37 per week Contract: Fixed Term until 31/3/2020 (with possible extension subject to funding)

Established in 1975, Hertfordshire’s Countryside Management Service was one of the first initiatives of its type in the UK. A recent restructure has brought the service together with our Rights of Way teams creating the Countryside and Rights of Way Service.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2018
  • Location: Hertford
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Area Ranger

£24,121 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Hope Valley

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.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2018
  • Location: Hope Valley
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Wheal Buzzy Project Officer

£21,141 - £25,463 pro rata

Fixed Term until 31 March 2020 (29.6 hours per week)

Truro

You will be a key member of the Cornwall AONB Unit, charged with working in partnership with a broad host of organisations and stakeholders to drive forward an ambitious Project Plan that seeks to place people at the heart of our efforts to protect and enhance declining solitary mining bee colonies across the Cornwall AONB area and raising awareness of the threats to these nationally important species.


  • Closing Date: 15/07/2018
  • Location: Truro
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Countryside Apprentice

35 hours per week, Godalming, Surrey

Starting salary – £7,872 per annum

This role will offer you the experience, training and qualifications you need to help develop a career in Environmental Conservation. Working as part of a team you will assist the Countryside Rangers in conserving local countryside, enhancing public access, managing biodiversity and undertaking general site duties.


  • Closing Date: 02/07/2018
  • Location: Godalming, Surrey
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 14/06/2018
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Consultancy Manager (Projects)

£46,711 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Bury St Edmunds

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Consultancy team to lead project management in the East of England. Are you an experienced, multi-disciplinary people manager? Do you have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to think strategically? Do you have experience and an in-depth knowledge of project management in Historic or the Natural Environment and managing programmes of work? If so, this could be a fantastic new role for you.


  • Closing Date: 27/06/2018
  • Location: Bury St Edmunds
  • Posted: 14/06/2018
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Countryside Rangers

£18,870 - £20,541 - Permanent

37 hours per week (flexitime with weekend enhancements)

We are looking for 2 Countryside Rangers to provide community engagement support in Leeds open spaces, specifically in support of community groups working within the grounds of Leeds Cemeteries and Crematoria. 


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2018
  • Location: Leeds
  • Posted: 14/06/2018
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Heritage Craft Technician Traineeship

Part time 3 days per week. 12 months fixed term

£15387 pa pro rata

This is a new opportunity to work alongside our established Heritage craft officer to undertake Timber and Green Wood craft projects including timber restoration, small timber construction projects and traditional greenwood crafts.


  • Closing Date: 06/07/2018
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Assistant Ranger

£9,898 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw for 6 months)

East Dean

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.


  • Closing Date: 27/06/2018
  • Location: East Dean
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Reserve Manager

WWT Martin Mere

£28,775 per annum

It’s a really exciting time at the Martin Mere Wetland Centre, with ambitious plans to improve the wetland habitats at one of the best known nature reserves in the UK. The reserve carries SSSI, SPA and RAMSAR site designations and as a result, we are seeking a hardworking, experienced and enthusiastic individual to manage and enhance the biodiversity of the reserve and work with partner organisations during this exciting period and beyond.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2018
  • Location: WWT Martin Mere
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Grounds Supervisor

GreenAcres Heatherley Wood, Grayshott, Hampshire GU35 8LA 

Full-time 37.5 hours per week 8.30am - 4.30pm 

Permanent £21,000 pa 

Do you enjoy working outdoors, helping people and working in a small team? For over twenty years GreenAcres has offered excellent customer service in beautiful natural settings, providing meaningful funeral services, celebrations and other events at our woodland parks across the UK.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2018
  • Location: GreenAcres Heatherley Wood, Grayshott
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Amenities Officer

Department: Direct Services

Salary: £32,830 - £35,826 (subject to Job Evaluation)

Sevenoaks District Council is seeking to recruit an experienced Amenities Officer to oversee the inspection and maintenance of the natural environment within the District.

The post is based at Dunbrik Depot in Sundridge and is the lead for the grounds maintenance of Housing estate lands, Bradbourne Lakes and other Parks and Countryside assets, including amenity development projects. You will be responsible for tree inspections; the preparation of woodland management plans and compliance; the inspection, maintenance and repair of Council owned play areas and equipment.


  • Closing Date: 02/07/2018
  • Location: Dunbrik Depot in Sundridge
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Senior Trails Ranger

Salary Details: £23,111 to £25,463

Job Term: Full Time Appointment

Type: Permanent

Hours: 37

Location: Tissington

The Peak District National Park is home to some of the United Kingdom’s most iconic and scenic trails, from the spectacular post-industrial Monsal Trail to the wild and inspirational High Peak and Tissington Trails.


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2018
  • Location: Tissington
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Site Services Assistant

The salary is £16,000 initially offered as a 6-month contract with hopes of the post being permanent

The role supports the mission of the charity to conserve the built and natural heritage of the Royal Gunpowder Mills (RGM), by assisting Site Staff in their work of maintenance and conservation, and supervising volunteers in practical projects and tasks.

Duties include: Assisting with site repairs, litter and waste management, security management, grounds maintenance, heritage building care and nature conservation, and helping supervise volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Waltham Abbey, Essex
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Ranger

£13,223 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw to 31/12/19)

London

You'll be responsible for delivering practical activities to support the delivery of the GAP project in your local area, both on National Trust properties and in the wider community. You'll work with partners on projects that promote the value of conservation and the local environment through volunteering, informal training and vocational qualifications.


  • Closing Date: 02/07/2018
  • Location: London
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Road Verge Biomass Officer

Fixed contract part-time (3 days/week) post to October 2021

Salary Range: £25,330 pro rata

Based Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

Grassification is an Interreg 2 Seas programme funded project, working with partners from Flanders and the Netherlands, which aims to explore opportunities for the sustainable disposal of clippings from road verge vegetation management. As the Road Verge Biomass Officer you will work with European and UK partners (including Christchurch Canterbury University and Highways England) to oversee the delivery of habitat enhancement works on road verges across Kent.


  • Closing Date: 02/07/2018
  • Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Community Engagement Officer

Upton Country Park, Poole.

£18,870 - £20541; 37 hours per week

12 month, fixed term contract

The Borough of Poole has a great opportunity for a self-motivated individual to play a key role in the development of our exciting new Discovery Project at Upton Country Park. Working closely with the Project Officer, the successful candidate will contribute to the successful completion of a Round Two application to the Heritage Lottery Fund and BIG Lottery Fund, a £2m project to restore and enhance the Country Park.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2018
  • Location: Upton Country Park, Poole
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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National Trail Hunting Manager

£46,711 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 24 mo)

Swindon

The Trust is a generous provider of the widest spectrum of access to our land. Legal trail hunting is perhaps one of the most contentious of those activities we license. We now want to further strengthen our management and monitoring of trail hunting under the new licence conditions and we are looking for a highly diplomatic, organised and energetic senior individual, with experience of complex project management, to lead a new unit that will be charged with stepping up our monitoring.


  • Closing Date: 27/06/2018
  • Location: Hellis, Swindon
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Development Planning Advisor

Location: Bangor, North Wales, Mid Wales

Contract type:  12 months

Work pattern: 37 Hours a week Monday to Friday

Grade / Salary: 5 – £28,215 - £32,090


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Bangor, North Wales, Mid Wales
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Landscaper

Job Type: Full-time

Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking to employ a Landscaper / Field Worker to assist with our landscaping and habitat creation team in Uxbridge and the Aylesbury area. Working alongside a team of landscapers, you will be required to undertake a variety of work including tree planting, grassland seeding, aquatic planting, ecological mitigation work, grassland and woodland maintenance, fencing, vegetation clearance and wetland management.


  • Delete Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Uxbridge and Aylesbury
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Environment Officer NRM Agriculture

8 Posts throughout Wales

Contract type: These fixed term until 31 March 2019

Work pattern: 37 hours a week

Grade / Salary: 4 - £24,528 - £28,215

High levels of agricultural pollution incidents in Wales have caused significant fish kills and impacted on water quality. NRW along with its partners are developing a strategy and influencing policy to tackle agricultural pollution in Wales. As part of this strategy, NRW is proposing a further programme of work to undertake pollution prevention and potential enforcement that complements our existing work and that of other bodies.  To help deliver this ambitious project, we are recruiting Environment Officers (Agriculture) to eight posts throughout Wales to deliver agricultural projects and activities to reduce agricultural pollution in the dairy sector.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Throughout Wales
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Environment Officer – Waste Regulation Team

Location: Buckley

Contract type: FTA 31 March 2019

Work pattern: 37 hours

Grade / Salary: 4 - £24,528-£28,215 (grade 5 if already and EO B)

The role of an environment officer includes planned and reactive work across a number of statutory work programmes covering water, waste and agriculture, as well as provision of information to a wide range of internal and external customers.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2018
  • Location: Buckley
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Ranger

£11,609 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw to 31/12/19)

Wrexham

Green Academies Project (GAP) will establish and train a cohort of young people to take responsibility for conservation, maintenance, and planning and implementation of projects at local outdoor sites. You'll be responsible for delivering practical activities to support the delivery of the GAP project in your local area, both on National Trust properties and in the wider community. You'll work with partners on projects that promote the value of conservation and the local environment through volunteering, informal training and vocational qualifications


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Wrexham
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 12 months)

Seaton

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.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: Seaton
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Ranger

£21,074 to £23,866 per annum

Rare opportunity to work in one of the UK’s finest landscapes

Our Rangers help people to enjoy and learn about Exmoor and work closely with our communities to conserve and enhance Exmoor’s special qualities. They provide a uniformed, ambassadorial presence for the National Park and help to maintain a first class rights of way and access network.


  • Closing Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Exmoor House, Dulverton
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Conservation Grazing Officer

14 hours per week (fixed term to 31 March 2019)

Salary: £25700 p.a. pro rata plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Do you love Yorkshire, love wildlife? Would you like to combine your passion for nature conservation with your livestock management skills? Do you share our vision for a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone? Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is looking to appoint a Conservation Grazing Officer to care for its Highland cattle and flock of Hebridean sheep in South Yorkshire, ensuring that their welfare is maintained to a high standard.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Potteric Carr Nature Reserve, Doncaster
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Countryside Ranger

Barnwell Country Park

Salary: Grade E £16,557 to £17,190

We are looking for a highly motivated individual to assist the Senior Ranger with the day to day management of Barnwell Country Park near Oundle in Northamptonshire.   You will need to enjoy working in a busy country park environment; a Diploma Level 2 or above in Countryside Management (or similar) and/or demonstrable experience as a Ranger (or similar) plus the enthusiasm required to make this post a success.


  • Closing Date: 01/07/2018
  • Location: Barnwell Country Park
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Nidderdale AONB Development Team Manager

Grade: POA Salary: £31,401 - £34,106 pro rata

Hours: 15 per week

Fixed-term contract until April 2020

Situated in the heart of the Yorkshire Dales, in North Yorkshire, Nidderdale Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is one of 46 AONBs in the UK. Between them they cover one fifth of the UK’s finest countryside and are special places, worthy of protection. We are seeking applications from an enthusiastic and innovative individual who can work effectively with organisations and local communities in Nidderdale AONB to develop great collaborative projects for the AONB’s landscape, environment and heritage.


  • Closing Date: 06/07/2018
  • Location: Nidderdale AONB
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Project Assistant (Wild Watch)

Grade: 5: £18,870 - £20,541 pro rata

Hours: 22.5 per week

Fixed Term contract 23/07/18 to 14/09/18

We have been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to support an innovative three-year nature conservation programme called The Wild Watch. The project is designed to collect and analyse data on species of conservation concern, engage new volunteers in wildlife citizen science programmes and an outreach programme to enthuse the general public and encourage them to get involved.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Patelely Bridge
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Land Management Facilitators

North Pennines AONB Partnership

Contract Type: Fixed Term

Working Pattern: Full time

Salary: Grade 10 £29,909 to £33,136

Hours per week: 37

Applicants are sought for three 18 month temporary contracts to work closely with the farming community on the land management aspects of the development phase of Tees-Swale: naturally connected, our collaborative project with the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: AONB Office, Stanhope OR Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority Grassington/Bainbridge.
  • Posted: 07/06/2018
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Opportunities, Scottish Woodlands

  • Closing Date: 27/06/2018
  • Location: Central, North & South Scotland
  • Posted: 07/06/2018
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Policy Adviser (Agriculture)

Scottish Land & Estates

Based at: Scottish Land & Estates’ Headquarters, Musselburgh

Salary: Competitive. Dependent on experience.

Contract: Permanent, Full Time.

Scottish Land & Estates is recruiting a policy adviser to lead on agricultural issues. There is significant change in the sector at the moment and this role provides the opportunity to influence the future agricultural policy. We need someone who can hit the ground running and can confidently lobby for the membership and keep members informed through a variety of communication methods.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Scottish Land & Estates’ Headquarters, Musselburgh
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Policy Adviser (Rural Business)

Scottish Land & Estates

Based at: Scottish Land & Estates’ Headquarters, Musselburgh

Salary: Competitive. Dependent on experience.

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Scottish Land & Estates is recruiting a Policy Adviser to lead on rural business issues. This role would suit someone who has broad experiences of working with rural land-based businesses and is keen to develop, apply and share their knowledge.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Scottish Land & Estates’ Headquarters, Musselburgh
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Tree Officer

We are pleased to announce that we are looking for a highly motivated, outgoing and enthusiastic Tree Officer to work as part of our award-winning Environmental Promotion team. This is a high profile role which will involve acting as consultee to internal and external customers. The primary focus will be to respond to tree work applications, notifications and planning consultations.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2018
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Countryside Ranger Marketing

We are pleased to announce that we are looking for a highly motivated, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to work as part of our award winning countryside team, based at Fleet in rural north Hampshire.  The position requires you to develop and enhance our visitor’s experiences of the surrounding countryside, promoting activities based outdoors and other related subjects throughout the district.


  • Closing Date: 22/06/2018
  • Location: Fleet, North Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Countryside Ranger

Hart District Council is pleased to announce that it is looking for 2 highly motivated, outgoing, Countryside Rangers to work as part of its Countryside Team, based at Fleet Pond SSSI in rural north Hampshire. The Hart District area covers part of the Thames Basin Heaths SPA and the Forest of Eversley Heritage area, including various SSSI’s, commons and open spaces that encompass the assorted heaths, woodlands and wetland habitats around the District. The Service has three Green Flag Award sites.


  • Delete Date: 04/07/2018
  • Location: Fleet, North Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Countryside Ranger Education and Events

We are pleased to announce that we are looking for a highly motivated, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to work as part of our award winning countryside team, based at Fleet in rural north Hampshire.  The position requires you to develop and enhance a programme of educational opportunities and other events, for our visitors of the surrounding countryside.


  • Closing Date: 22/06/2018
  • Location: Fleet, North Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Volunteer Trainee Nature Reserve Warden

Based at Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

Salary Range: This is an unpaid voluntary role however, travel expenses and a tailored training programme will be provided.

Are you looking for experience in the environment sector as a Nature Reserve Warden? We are looking for three people to help us with the general and practical management of a number of West Kent nature reserves, whilst gaining experience working with and leading volunteer tasks, working with stock graziers and Trust livestock, carrying out surveys and monitoring and gaining certificates for various practical skills such as brushcutter and chainsaw.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Natural Prospects Traineeships

£9,000 bursary + £1,000 training budget

Paid - Full Time - Fixed Term Contract

Do you love wildlife and working outdoors? Are you practical and want to learn new skills? Thinking about a career in wildlife conservation? The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country will be providing a series of one-year practical conservation training placements to highly motivated individuals with a keen interest in wildlife and conservation.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Birmingham, Walsall and Wolverhampton
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Wildfowling Officer

Starting salary circa £25,000pa plus company car    

BASC are looking to appoint a Wildfowling Officer to support our busy Wildfowling department. The purpose of the role will be to provide proactive, comprehensive and efficient assistant support to the Wildfowling team with the aim of ensuring that the Association operates as effectively as possible. 


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Head Office or one of our Regional offices
  • Posted: 05/06/2018
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Head of Wildfowling

Starting salary circa £38,000pa plus company car    

BASC is the largest sporting shooting organisation in the UK, serving a growing membership of over 150,000 and a wide variety of stakeholder and public interests. BASC are looking to appoint a Head of Wildfowling to support our busy Wildfowling department. The successful individual will have the opportunity to develop their career, while supporting the Wildfowling department with both desk and field based projects. 


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Head Office or one of our Regional offices
  • Posted: 05/06/2018
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Reserves Assistant

Based in West Somerset.

12 months Fixed Term Contract (with the possibility of extension)

Salary £18,541 p.a. for 37.5 hrs p.w.  

This is an exciting opportunity for a Reserves Assistant to join Somerset Wildlife Trust’s experienced team of eight dedicated and professional land managers in one of the most biodiverse counties of England.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: West Somerset
  • Posted: 04/06/2018
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Communications Officer

Salary: £23,111 - £25,463 pro rata.

AONB seeks enthusiastic individual for marketing role

THE Cranborne Chase Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership is looking for a creative, enthusiastic and innovative part-time Communications Officer. You will use your skills, knowledge and experience to promote the AONB area and its wide ranging projects, initiatives and events to local, regional and national audiences.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: Wimborne, Dorset
  • Posted: 04/06/2018
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Parks and Open Spaces Apprentice

37 hours per week, Fixed Term 2 year, Flexi time scheme

National Minimum Wage for age

Are you passionate about open spaces? Do you want share your passion with other people? Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to earn whilst you learn?

Then this is the opportunity for you!

We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic apprentice to join our diverse Parks and Open Spaces Team.  This Apprenticeship includes college study sessions with Askam Bryan College, (based at York), to obtain a Level 3 in Environmental Conservation.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Kendal
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 04/06/2018
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Broads Warden Carlton Marshes

Salary: (£22,000 p.a.) 4 year Fixed Term Contract

Location: Brooke House

Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves. The Broads Warden is a key member of the Carlton Marshes team and will support the Broads Sites Manager to achieve the successful delivery of conservation management on all Trust reserves in the Suffolk Broads.


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Brooke House
  • Posted: 04/06/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Pwllheli

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.


  • Closing Date: 21/06/2018
  • Location: Pwllheli
  • Posted: 01/06/2018
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Cairngorms Capercaillie Project: Project Manager

Salary: £29,633 - £35,672 (Band D) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term for 15 months

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey

The Cairngorms Capercaillie Project is a partnership project to deliver three principle objectives: to build support for capercaillie conservation, helping people to understand and value their natural heritage, the benefits it can bring and how their actions can affect it; to work with communities to develop sustainable approaches to recreation, meeting residents and visitors needs whilst minimising impact on capercaillie; and to develop a programme of conservation action to support the species’ long-term survival, creating a bigger and more robust forest network.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Grantown on Spey
  • Posted: 31/05/2018
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Cairngorms Capercaillie Project: Engagement Officer

Salary: £25,071 - £29,329 (Pro Rata) (Band C) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term for 15 months

Working Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Location: Grantown on Spey

The Engagement Officer will have a coordinating role, providing the public and community engagement link across multiple strands of work; providing the communications and leading and overseeing the development of strategies and plans; whilst providing communications support for the project as a whole.  The role will also co-ordinate the production of the Audience Development Plan and contributing to the production of an Activity Plan and other second round submission documents.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Grantown on Spey
  • Posted: 31/05/2018
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Cairngorms Capercaillie Project: Community Ranger

Cairngorms National Park Authority

Salary: £23,669 - £27,332 (Band B1) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed term for 15 months

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including weekends and evenings

Location: Grantown on Spey

The Community Ranger will act as a focal point for the project in the community of Carr-bridge; raising awareness and understanding of the importance of the Capercaillie pinewood habitats and encouraging, supporting and developing active community involvement in events, activities and projects associated with the Cairngorms Capercaillie Project.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Grantown on Spey
  • Posted: 31/05/2018
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Lead Ranger

£27,191 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Stafford

Rangers play an important at the National Trust, and through thinking about the long term help us look after our special places forever, for everyone. You will be leading the Ranger team at an exciting time and will be pivotal in driving forward both great conservation and an outstanding experience for visitors in our outdoor spaces.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Stafford
  • Posted: 30/05/2018
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Haywarden

Full Time – average 37 hours per week

Salary Scale £21,500 p.a. - £24,000 p.a (depending on qualifications and experience)

Duties to include grass cutting, woodland management, sports ground management, grave preparation and general maintenance of open spaces.


  • Closing Date: 20/06/2018
  • Location: Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 29/05/2018
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East Wight Woodland Apprenticeship

Within salary Level A; Apprenticeship minimum wage (£3.70 hourly rate); full-time 35 hours per week; up to 18 month contract; based at Branstone Farm, Arreton, Isle of Wight. 4 posts.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is the leading local nature conservation charity. We seek to increase people’s involvement in their local environment and in turn create better conditions for wildlife on land and in the sea.

The East Wight Woodland Apprentices will help on the practical delivery of the Trust’s Woodland Apprentices Project funded by the Down to the Coast initiative.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: Branstone Farm, Arreton, Isle of Wight
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 25/05/2018
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Commons & Greens Support Officer

Salary: £21,074 - £23,111 (Plus £585 Outer Fringe Allowance)

Working hours: Full Time is preferred however Part Time applications of at least 21 hours per week will be considered.

Contract Type: Fixed Term contract for 18 months with potential to be made permanent.

We are looking for a talented individual to help us to maintain and enhance our already wonderful Commons and Green Spaces. Harpenden is fortunate to have a variety of outdoor spaces with many exciting habitats. This role will play a key part in managing these spaces and getting more local people to understand and enjoy them.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Harpenden
  • Posted: 25/05/2018
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Foreman and General Workers

Immediate Start

Knighton Countryside Management Ltd is based at Piddlehinton, Dorchester & undertakes a range of ecological & environmental contracting. We have opportunities for Foremen and General Site Operatives for fencing, vegetation clearance, & ecological contracting, to work on jobs across southern England and Wales.


  • Delete Date: 21/06/2018
  • Location: Piddlehinton, Dorchester
  • Posted: 24/05/2018
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Park Ranger (Maternity Cover)

Groundwork North, East & West Yorkshire                                            

28th August 2018 to 25th April 2019 inclusive: 35 weeks

£9.00 per hour, 22.5hr week (Tues – Thur)

Groundwork NEWY are looking for an enthusiastic person to join their small team of urban fringe park rangers for a fixed term.  The post holder will demonstrate an eagerness for and knowledge of the natural world, be comfortable planning and delivering community activities, and working with schools. 


  • Closing Date: 20/06/2018
  • Location: Wakefield
  • Posted: 22/05/2018
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Partnership Officer

The North West Kent Countryside Partnership is recruiting a part-time Partnership Officer to work three days a week. 

This role has an emphasis on community engagement and wellbeing - we are looking for someone to inspire and enthuse communities about the benefits of looking after wildlife and green spaces. You will be helping people across north-west Kent and Bexley to improve their local environments, and helping them feel better in the process.

The role will commence on a one-year contract with anticipated extension.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2018 updated
  • Location: North West Kent
  • Posted: 16/05/2018
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