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.


If you are interested in a particular ad, please respond directly to the advertiser and not to CJS.

Please remember to tell them that you saw their advertisement on CJS Online. Voluntary roles can be found here.



Ranger

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Stainborough

Wentworth Castle Gardens is set to reopen in summer 2019 as part of a unique partnership between the National Trust, Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council and Northern College. Working together we plan to make this special place with its grade 1 listed park and garden and its fascinating stories, both historic and modern-day, somewhere that everyone can enjoy. 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.


  • Closing Date: 14/03/2019
  • Location: Wentworth Castle Gardens, Stainborough
  • Posted: 21/02/2019
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Countryside Ranger, Denbighshire County Council

  • Closing Date: 07/03/2019
  • Location: North Denbighshire
  • Posted: 21/02/2019
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Ranger, St Kilda

Full Time, Fixed term (April - September 2019)

£21,867 pro rata

You will be part of a broader team responsible for delivering an overall visitor service strategy, high conservation standards and communication across the site and a joined up service provision.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: St Kilda
  • Posted: 21/02/2019
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Conservation and Environment Officer

Salary: £18,798 pa - Fixed Term Maternity Cover

Location: Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent.

We are looking to appoint a Conservation and Environment Officer to cover maternity leave.  You will lead in the maintenance of the environmental conservation advising the Farm & Attraction Manager accordingly and take a hands-on approach with associated tasks.  


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Farm and Attraction Worker

Canterbury Oast Trust

£15,269.00 plus week-end allowance

Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent

We are looking to appoint a Farm and Attraction Worker to join our current team to assist the Assistant Farm and Attraction Manager in the smooth running of the Centre as a farm, visitor attraction and life skills provider. As a Farm and Attraction Worker this includes participating in all activities, events, display and presentations as and when required.


  • Closing Date: 26/02/2019
  • Location: Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Farm Maintenance Technician

Canterbury Oast Trust

£18,272 plus week-end allowance

Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent

We are looking to appoint a Farm Maintenance Technician (Fixed Term) to provide a maintenance service to all areas of the Farm and Attraction; to monitor, record and rectify H&S issues and functionality of a varied range of play equipment across the Farm and Attraction; provide cover for the Farm and Attraction cleaner as and when required.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Gamekeeper/Estate Worker

Bighouse Estate

Competitive salary in line with experience and qualifications

A full time position has become available on a large sporting estate in Sutherland. The sporting includes salmon, trout & sea fishing, stalking and game bird shooting.

The role covers general gamekeeping duties such as vermin control, partridge keeping (4000 birds) and partridge shoots, deer management, assisting with stalking, deer larder, liaising with the local community also sea fishing & estate maintenance.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Sutherland
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project Survey Assistant

Salary: £17,826 pro rata plus 5% pension 

Are you looking to develop your career in conservation? Are you interested in working to secure the future for greater horseshoe bats in Devon?

This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated individual to work within a broad partnership of conservation, community and protected landscape organisations on a national flagship project for a highly threatened species.


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Exeter
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Volunteering Opportunity - Ranger

12 Month Voluntary position working up to 37 hours per week (Part time /Job Share Considered)

We currently have a voluntary position working with our Countryside Team based at Holt Country Park. The successful candidate(s) will assist the Rangers with the day to day management of the Woodlands and Countryside sites across North Norfolk, as well as assisting the team with public events, school and community group visits, and providing cover in the visitor centre at Holt Country Park as and when required.


  • Closing Date: 13/03/2019
  • Location: Holt Country Park
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Conservation Officer, Planning

£25,000 fte per annum,

c30 hours per week, some flexibility upwards potentially negotiable

We currently have a vacancy for a Conservation Officer, Planning to work within the team providing ecological advice to Local Authority planning case officers on development proposals which could affect important species and habitats.


  • Closing Date: 15/03/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Somerset Climate Change Adaptation Officer

Based: Callow Rock Offices, Somerset

Contract: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: £23,691 - £25,750 per year

Are you passionate about Somerset, Climate Change and working with the whole community to plan a positive climate ready future for the county? Somerset Wildlife Trust is looking for an innovative, self-motivated and committed individual to get fully immersed in an exciting new role to help deliver the EU funded ‘Climate Adaptation through Co-Creation’ project.


  • Closing Date: 20/03/2019
  • Location: Callow Rock Offices, Somerset
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Estate Worker

Pitlochry, Perthshire

Atholl Estates is an exceptional destination offering a mix of high quality and authentic visitor experiences that include Blair Castle and Gardens and a range of outdoor activities, all amid spectacular scenery and a variety of accommodation options. A role has been created on a fixed term contract of two years, offering the opportunity to work within a number of departments on Atholl Estates. The role will give the candidate the opportunity to gain experience in a number of fields, whilst also offering some structured training and career development.


  • Delete Date: 19/03/2019
  • Location: Pitlochry, Perthshire
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Senior Land Manager (Berkshire)

Salary: £36,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Based: Berkshire

The purpose of this role is to lead development and delivery of the Trust’s work to restore nature through the effective management of our nature reserves and wider countryside land management initiatives across Berkshire.  Responsible for developing, co-ordinating and delivering the Trust’s Land Management objectives in Berkshire relative to the Trust’s overall Strategic Plan and the West Berkshire Reserves & Commons Business Plan and Grant.


  • Closing Date: 18/03/2019
  • Location: Berkshire
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Grounds Maintenance Operative

Parsons Landscapes Ltd

Taunton

Full time permanent position

This demanding but hugely rewarding job role provides the opportunity to work on an extensive range of prestigious private estates and world-renowned historical sites.  Due to our close alliance with both English Heritage and The National Trust there is scope for a varied workload across the Southwest, which ensures job diversity.  You will be involved in grounds maintenance of our flagship site for English Heritage: Stonehenge (stones and Visitor Centre).  This responsibility permits the opportunity to apply and expand your skills, whilst working on the most reputable prehistoric monument in Europe.


  • Delete Date: 18/03/2019
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Reserve Managers

Permanent roles £21,100 p.a.

37 hours per week

Natural England Northumbria Area Team are recruiting two Reserve Managers for our National Nature Reserve: Castle Eden Dene NNR and Lindisfarne NNR. 


  • Closing Date: 18/03/2019
  • Location: Castle Eden Dene NNR and Lindisfarne NNR
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Ranger

19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Woodbridge

Would you like to live on an island as part of your job? This is an extremely rare opportunity to live on Orford Ness as part of your role as the resident Ranger. 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: 10/03/2019
  • Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Project Officer - Flows to the Future Project

Location: Forsinard Flows, Highland

Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until 30 Sept 2019

Flows to the Future is an ambitious project that is restoring areas of blanket bog in the Flow Country and involving and connecting people everywhere with this special landscape. The blanket bog of the Flow Country is the best example of its type in the world and a candidate World Heritage Site.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Forsinard Flows, Highland
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Severn Curlew Project Officer

HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)

This is a fixed term contract for 9 months

WWT is a leader in threatened species recovery. We have recently reintroduced Eurasian cranes to Somerset, and they are now nesting in western Britain for the first time in 400 years. We are implementing a translocation programme for black-tailed godwits in eastern England.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Warden

Location: West Sussex

Full time, Permanent

Apply now for a unique wardening role at RSPB Pagham Harbour and Medmerry.  These internationally important nature reserves are situated side by side on the South Coast, and are at very different stages of development. This role offers an exciting opportunity for applicants with relevant experience to shape the future of these incredible places for nature.


  • Closing Date: 08/03/2019
  • Location: West Sussex
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Senior Biodiversity and Planning Officer (Buckinghamshire)

Salary: £26,342 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week)

Based: College Lake Nature Reserve near Tring

We are looking for a passionate and committed person to join our biodiversity and planning team. The ideal candidate will be a strategic and detailed thinker who has a desire to help shape our landscape for the benefit of both people and wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: College Lake Nature Reserve near Tring
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Ranger

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Permanent, Full Time

Within the primary context of a Historic House’s Designed Landscape, the Ranger is responsible for: Public access to and interpretation of the grounds: Educational use of the grounds through a series of walks, talks, events and activities, and working with the Education Team; Conservation and maintenance work, both on their own and with volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Hopetoun House, South Queensferry
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Research Officer (Severn Curlew Project)

HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)

£21,826 - £22,975 pro rata

This is a fixed term 7 month contract

WWT is a leader in threatened species recovery. We have recently reintroduced Eurasian cranes to Somerset, and they are now nesting in western Britain for the first time in 400 years. We are implementing a translocation programme for black-tailed godwits in eastern England. Internationally, we lead the ground-breaking headstarting programme for the Critically Endangered spoon-billed sandpiper, and the reintroduction programme for the world’s rarest duck, the Madagascar pochard.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: HQ, WWT Slimbridge Wetland Centre (fieldwork from Gloucestershire to Shropshire)
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Warden

Location: Middleton Lakes

Salary: £22,073 - £23,912

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

Do you want to work at a dynamic and exciting wetland with the potential to deliver first class habitat creation and visitor experience? We are looking for someone to thrive, succeed and play a vital role as our reserve moves into its next chapter.

A decade ago this reserve was a quarry, now it is full of wildlife. Every year we find new species which have colonised the site! For an inland nature reserve, we certainly punch above our weight!


  • Closing Date: 03/03/2019
  • Location: Middleton Lakes
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Ranger

£22,401 - £27,358   plus London weighting

Bracknell Forest Council Parks & Countryside service is responsible for more than 300 hectares of green spaces, ranging from play areas and sports pitches to meadows and woodlands. An opportunity has arisen to join our existing Ranger team. This is a superb opportunity for an individual with enthusiasm, practical skills and experience in green space management to be part of the team responsible for co-ordinating and implementing the management and maintenance of countryside sites, rights of way and nature reserves. 


  • Closing Date: 08/03/2019
  • Location: Bracknell
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Livestock Ranger

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Weekly hours - 8.00am to 4.30pm Tuesday to Saturday

Salary – depending on experience £17,500-£18,500

Duties to be carried out as part of this permanent role will include the daily welfare of our rare breed livestock, the continued restoration and maintenance of areas of historic, amenity woodland, the conservation and enhancement of our native flora and fauna, while sustaining and improving our visitors’ appreciation and understanding of all elements of Heligan Estate.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: St.Austell, Cornwall
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Temporary Assistant Ranger

36 Hrs/Week

West Sands, St Andrews & Fife wide.

Salary: £19,297 to £21,399

Fife Coast and Countryside Trust is an environmental charity which delivers a range of Countryside services on behalf of Fife Council. We are seeking Temporary Assistant Countryside Rangers to support and work alongside our Countryside Ranger Team. Working primarily in the West Sands, St Andrews but will include working Fife wide. They will help to manage the West Sands area and other associated sites as required. The majority of the work focuses on dealing with site management, visitors, the local community and educational groups, although the range of work is diverse.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: West Sands, St Andrews & Fife wide.
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Apprentice Supervisor

Westmorland Dales Landscape Partnership

Based at Tebay (TBC), Cumbria

Fixed Term – until 31 March 2023

Full-time – 37 hours a week

Band D - £22,462 to £28,786 per annum

We are looking for someone to manage and supervise the Landscape Partnership’s apprentice team, working with a wide range of partner organisations, land managers, rangers and scheme staff. You will provide direct line management for two teams of up to four apprentices running consecutively and supervise a wide range of practical tasks, ensuring the highest standards of quality is achieved in all duties carried out.


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Based at Tebay (TBC), Cumbria
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Nature Reserves Assistant

Salary: £19,600 p.a. plus up to 9% employer pension contribution

Would you like to play a part in creating a Yorkshire rich in wildlife for everyone? Would you like to use your conservation skills to deliver events and activities to help habitat management and engage with local communities?

If so, we are looking for an energetic and inspiring Nature Reserves Assistant to join our North Team. You will use your skills and knowledge in conservation and ecology for habitat management and assist with management of livestock.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: York
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Parks and Green Spaces Officer

Full Time - 37 hours per week, Salary up to £27,358 per annum.

Wychavon District Council have an exciting opportunity available for an experienced individual to join the dedicated Parks and Green Space team within Client Services based in Pershore. You will support with the management of parks including 5 which hold Green Flag Awards as well as managing standard public open spaces and verges.


  • Closing Date: 10/03/2019
  • Location: Pershore
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Conservation and Environment Officer

Salary: £18,798 pa - Fixed Term Maternity Cover

Location: Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent.

We are looking to appoint a Conservation and Environment Officer to cover maternity leave.  You will lead in the maintenance of the environmental conservation advising the Farm & Attraction Manager accordingly and take a hands-on approach with associated tasks.  


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Woodchurch, Ashford, Kent
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Recreation Forest Craftspeople x 2

Salary £20,345 - £21,525

Full Time

Would you like to make a positive difference to your local environment and the forest? Do you enjoy the outdoors and working with the public?Are you a practical, handy person who works well as part of a team? If so then read on, as this could be the role for you!

Moors Valley Country Park and Forest is an award-winning attraction with more than 750,000 visitors annually enjoying its forest walks and bike rides, innovative forest play structures, Tree Top Trail, steam railway, Go Ape and Segways.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Moors Valley Country Park and Forest
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Assistant Fishery Officer

Annual salary equivalent of £18,500 per annum

Six months, commencing March/April 2019

This post would be ideal for someone wanting to take their first steps in a fishery management career. The successful candidate will be required to assist with wide ranging fishery management and protection duties across the Dee District.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Lead Ranger

£28,104 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 14/03/21)

Wasdale

We are looking for an experienced Lead Ranger to manage one of the most beautiful countryside portfolios in the National Trust – the West Lakes, Cumbria. There are huge opportunities here balancing conservation, cultural landscape, estate maintenance, relationships with farmers and visitor engagement; which is both challenging and rewarding.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Wasdale
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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HQ Manager

Contract Duration: initially 7 months, 1st April - 31st October 2019, with the potential to extend.

Working Hours: 5 days per week (40 hours), some weekend working.

Pay: Pro-rata £20, 000

A brilliant opportunity for an organised professional to work with and help build our local bird conservation and education charity. The role is to focus on management of the engagement centre-style Headquarters and associated staff, volunteers, events and event bookings. There will be opportunities to learn about the important bird-life of Poole Harbour, and to take part in outreach and conservation projects.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Poole Harbour
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Facilities Management Apprenticeship

Trust MGT

Head Office, Tarporley

A superb opportunity is now available for a new team member to join our Estates Department. This is an excellent prospect for an enthusiastic individual who would like to start a career in Estate Management. You will gain a nationally recognised qualification and valuable on the job experience.


  • Delete Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Head Office, Tarporley
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Seasonal Rangers

Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA146TJ

40 hours per week (some weekend work may be required)

Salary £65 per day.

Finlaystone Estate is based by the Clyde near Langbank and is open to the public who enjoy the woodlands, play areas, formal gardens and tea room. A lot of school groups visit in the summer and many events are laid on for visitors. Up to three seasonal rangers are required to help during the busy summer season.


  • Delete Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Finlaystone Country Estate, Langbank, PA14 6TJ
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Communities Outreach Officer- Heathlands Reunited

Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst

Salary: £26,892 to £28,849

Hours: 30 to 37 hours per week – to be negotiated

Type of post: Fixed Term - 18 Months (job share will be considered)

The Heathlands Reunited project (HeRe), led by the South Downs National Park Authority, aims to expand, create new and improve existing heathland to cover an area greater than 1,200 football pitches. Heathland covers just one per cent of the South Downs National Park, mostly separated into ‘islands’ where isolated plants and animals are far more vulnerable to local extinction.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: South Downs Centre Midhurst
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Ranger Volunteer Coordinator

37 hours per week

Salary: £18,672 - £20,541 per annum

The Mendip Hills AONB Unit works to conserve and enhance the nationally designated landscape. The Unit produces and guides the delivery of the statutory management plan, comments on planning applications, runs projects and is assisted by volunteers including Rangers, practical task volunteers, and Young Rangers.


  • Closing Date: 27/02/2019
  • Location: Mendip Hills
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Biodiversity Ranger

Permanent, full-time

We are seeking a highly enthusiastic and organised person with a keen interest in biodiversity to lead on our practical habitat management works across the borough.

This is very much a hands on practical position but there is also a small amount of IT skills required to carry out the role. The borough of Basingstoke and Deane has a range of wildlife-rich habitats including ancient woodlands, calcareous grasslands and heathland.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Communications and Involvement Manager - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at: £25,463 - £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Until 31 December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives. If you have the skills, experience and competencies to deliver this kind of work, we would love to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Reserves Officer West

Reserves Officer West

Salary £19,000 pa

1 year fixed term contract (potential extension subject to funding)

We are looking for for an officer level position in the Land Management Team that will help deliver the day to day practical management of the Trust’s nature reserves, including assisting with livestock husbandry duties in the region when required.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Monitoring Officer - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Glenmore / Strathspey

Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until December 2023

The Monitoring Officer will play an important role in delivering the programme of monitoring and management trials that supports restoration goals, as part of a core science team including science staff from the partner organisations.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Glenmore / Strathspey
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Delivery Manager - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Aviemore

Salary starting at £25,463 - £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until December 2023

We are looking for new team members to drive delivery of the restoration project, to build our communication locally, nationally and internationally, and to support the overall running of the project - ensuring we achieve our ambitious habitat restoration objectives.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Conservation Officer

Status: Full-time, permanent

Salary: £23,862.50 pa

Location: covers Bedfordshire

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed person to join the Wider Countryside team who takes the lead with the Trust’s advisory and advocacy work. We are in the fore front of delivery of our priority Living Landscape schemes, responsible for providing nature conservation advice to landowners, public bodies and individual members of the public, undertaking surveys, working with local communities on local conservation projects and supporting the high quality management of our nature reserves.


  • Closing Date: 10/03/2019
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Forest Ranger

Type: Full time. Permanent

Salary: £23,358 - £24,303 PA

Location(s): Hainault Forest IG7 4QN, London Borough of Redbridge

A permanent placement will be available from February 2019, to join a highly motivated and skilled team within Hainault Forest, part of the parks and open spaces division. Duties will be focused on practical outdoor countryside and forestry management tasks, including management of the Forests valuable ecological habitats (including the sites SSSI woodland), leading volunteer task days and small/medium events.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Hainault Forest IG7 4QN, London Borough of Redbridge
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Groundsperson

GreenAcres Epping Forest, North Weald, Essex 

Full-time / 37.5 hours per week / 8am-4pm Mon-Fri 

Permanent / £19,000 pa basic + additional £1000 pa for Grave Digging

For over twenty years GreenAcres has offered excellent customer service in beautiful natural settings, providing meaningful funeral services and celebrations at our ceremonial parks across the UK. We are currently looking to expand the Grounds Team at our Epping Forest site; we are looking for someone with great practical skills to help in maintaining the park landscape and helping to provide our customers with professional funeral and event services.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: North Weald, Essex
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Commercial Properties Manager

North York Moors National Park Authority

3 year fixed term contract

£25,295 - £27,905 (with potential progression to £31,371)

We have an exciting new opportunity to join our team and make a real contribution to both our income and enabling our visitors to enjoy the National Park. You will maintain and develop the operation of National Park Authority car park sites to optimise income generation whilst providing excellent customer service in keeping with the Authority’s values.


  • Closing Date: 07/03/2019
  • Location: North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels: Monitoring and Control Officer North East

Scottish Wildlife Trust

£17,595 per annum

35 hours per week

Home-based:  location flexible within or near Aberdeen

Fixed term for two years

We are now recruiting a Monitoring and Control Officer to carry out grey squirrel monitoring and control to a targeted programme aimed at progressively reducing the grey squirrel population in Aberdeenshire, allowing red squirrels to continue to re-colonise their former range. This will be an interesting post with opportunities to develop innovative approaches to both our monitoring and our trapping methods.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Home-based: location flexible within or near Aberdeen
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Grey Squirrel Officer (Seasonal)

Scottish Wildlife Trust

Seasonal post March to mid-August 2019

£17,250 p.a.

Location: Home based Comrie to Methven area, Tayside.

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels - Developing Community Action (SSRS-DCA) is a project to secure the long-term future of red squirrels in Scotland by building capacity among communities of volunteers and land managers to take on some of the essential protection measures required to protect the red squirrels in key areas.

As part of this programme we are looking for a self-starter with a love of outdoor working who is experienced in grey squirrel control work and enjoys interacting with the public, to fill a new seasonal Grey Squirrel Officer post.


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Home based Comrie to Methven area, Tayside
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Seasonal Assistant Stockperson

35 hours per week

April to October inclusive

The Trust is seeking an enthusiastic, practical, flexible and highly motivated person to assist the farming team in the day to day husbandry and welfare of cattle, goats, ponies and sheep by regular inspection of the animals on the conservation sites and farms grazed through the summer months (1st April to 31st October).


  • Closing Date: 27/02/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Principal Officer - Countryside Access

Location: Oxford

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £37,107 - £43,757 per annum

Oxfordshire’s countryside is a hugely valuable resource and we’re looking for an experienced countryside access professional to lead the discipline for the authority.

We are looking for a knowledgeable, enthusiastic and dynamic countryside access professional who understands the importance of the public rights of way network in a broader strategic context and has an applied technical and legal knowledge with a proven record of achievement.


  • Closing Date: 03/03/2019
  • Location: Oxford
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Head of Polyhalite Projects

North York Moors National Park Authority

£36.8k- £39.7k pa with potential progression to £43.6k

Helmsley

A unique opportunity for a skilled and ambitious project manager. You’ll take responsibility for the delivery of projects of significant economic and environmental value to help to reduce the adverse impact of the Woodsmith Mine development near Whitby.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Helmsley, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Estate Manager, Sheldon

  • Closing Date: 09/03/2019
  • Location: Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Maintenance Ranger

North York Moors National Park Authority

£8,034 - £9,081 (15 hours/week) with potential progression to £10,322                     

Sawmill Lane Depot, Helmsley

We have a fantastically rare opportunity for the right person to join our ranger team and make a real difference working on our own property and on the public rights of way network within the National Park.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Sawmill Lane Depot, Helmsley
  • Posted: 05/02/2019
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Grounds Manager

A rare opportunity has arisen to work with one of the country’s leading Independent Schools as Grounds Manager, working across 3 sites in Hampshire.

The role is to maintain and improve the grounds and gardens to the highest possible standards which includes all sports pitches, cricket squares, games playing surfaces, all weather surfaces, formal garden areas, paths and drives.

Reporting to the Estates Bursar on a day to day basis, you will ensure the most effective and efficient use of time and resources, including the management of a team of 3 assistants.


  • Delete Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Livestock Manager

£24,121 pa

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

Stafford

Our pedigree Longhorn herd and Southdown flock are part of the history of Shugborough and a vital resource in delivering our conservation outcomes for the estate. They are also loved by our visitors; lambing and calving are seasonal highlights and take place in full view of the public. As Livestock Manager you will be responsible for all elements of our livestock operation: managing breeding programmes, maintaining high standards of animal welfare and compliance, and managing grazing to get the best for nature.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Stafford
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Falkirk Ranger

Status: Full-time, permanent position

Salary:  £18,300 pa

Location: Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth

We are looking for an outstanding individual to run our flagship Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre; this post carries a significant level of responsibility and offers great potential for the right person to make a real impact.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, Grangemouth
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Estate Worker/Groundsman

Log House Holidays

Initial 5 year contract

Full or 4/5 time. Flexible working possible.

Starting Pay: £10 per hour

Work on a family run 130 acre nature reserve and lake in the Cotswold Water Park with 8 luxury holiday cabins. Our cabins changeover every Monday and Friday throughout the year. On these days, work includes maintenance jobs around the cabins and estate management tasks such as mowing, strimming, wild flower establishment and log cutting / tree work. 


  • Delete Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Poole Keynes, Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 04/02/2019
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Grounds Operative - Ecology

Job Type: Permanent
Job Hours: Full-time
Salary: £20,088 - £23,111 per year +

We have an exciting opportunity for a practical conservationist to join the Environment and Ecology Team which is responsible for managing the city’s natural green spaces and encouraging people to visit and enjoy the outdoors.


  • Closing Date: 26/02/2019
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Posted: 31/01/2019
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Client Project Manager

Permanent, Full Time 36 hours p/w

Land Trust Head Office, Birchwood, Warrington

£40,000 pa

The Client Property Manager will work closely with the Director of Portfolio Management, Finance and Communications partners, Business Development Managers, and Estate Managers. This role is both client facing and contractor/partner facing to ensure the phased transfer of land is coordinated and managed.


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Land Trust Head Office, Birchwood, Warrington
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Senior Site Manager

Location: East Riding of Yorkshire

Salary: Starting at £34,643 to £37,530 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Permanent

We are looking for a proven leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills to lead and develop the reserve's management team to effectively deliver RSPB objectives.


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Countryside and Conservation Team Manager, Newport City Council

  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Newport
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Carbon Landscape Trainee Placement

We are offering trainee placements on the Carbon Landscape project for local people who wish to have a career in environmental conservation. Each placement will have the opportunity to have hands on experience learning conservation management and general project management skills whilst earning minimum wage.

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust, along with 12 other organisations have come together to create the Carbon Landscape Partnership Scheme.


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Wigan
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
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Seasonal Estate Workers x 2

Wokingham Borough Council

Dinton Pastures Country Park

Looking after 23 sites throughout Wokingham Borough, including Country Parks, Nature Reserves, SANGS and 143 miles of Public Rights of Way. Whilst assisting the Estate Team, duties would include; operating power machinery, looking after workshops and equipment, maintaining footpaths, play areas and site furniture.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Dinton Pastures Country Park
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
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Duty Rangers x 4

Wokingham Borough Council

Dinton Pastures Country Park

Looking after 25 sites throughout Wokingham Borough, including Country Parks, Nature Reserves, SANGS and 143 miles of Public Rights of Way. Duties would include; opening and closing of gates and buildings, site checks, play area maintenance, strimming, mowing, litter picking, and dealing with onsite enquiries from visitors.


  • Delete Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Dinton Pastures Country Park
  • Posted: 28/01/2019
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Asset Information Definitive Map Manager

Salary: £32,825 - £35,401

Working Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Permanent

Reporting to the Asset Information Manager, the Definitive Map Manager will be responsible for the day-to-day management of a small team of Definitive Map Officers delivering statutory Definitive Map and commons and town/village greens (TVG) services for Cambridgeshire.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Highways Depot, Huntingdon
  • Posted: 24/01/2019
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