CJS Online: Countryside

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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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Rural Surveyor - CLA South West Region - Country Land and Business Association Limited (CLA)

New Year, New Opportunity!
After a recent internal promotion, the CLA South West region are looking for a rural surveyor to join the team. At this exciting time in the rural sector, we are looking for someone with a broad appreciation of rural issues and a willingness to engage in variety of new subjects in the industry.

Working closely with the Regional Director, regional team and national policy experts, the applicant will advise CLA members across the South West on a range of issues relating to land ownership, occupation, land use and rural business.

Landscape Operative - ATM Ltd

Based out of our Weston Super Mare depot (BS24 7TN)

£ Competitive salary

Working hours are full time - 44 hours across Monday - Friday with optional overtime and weekend work in the busy periods.

ATM is one of the UK’s leading landscaping, highway maintenance, fencing and vegetation management and maintenance contractors. We are looking for organised, reliable individuals who are experienced with working in a team, also capable of working on their own initiative to carry out scheduled works on a variety of sites

Site Operative - Helmrig Ltd

Full-time, permanent (following initial probation period)

As part of company progression Helmrig Ltd is looking to recruit a site operative to join them on a full-time permanent basis as part of Knotweed Eradication. Based from home and the depot in Leyland, Lancashire, applicants will be required to complete a variety of invasive plant contracts for both commercial and domestic customers nationwide.

Operations Manager (Brassicas) - M J & J McLaren

M J & J McLaren is a family owned business, farming approximately 1500 hectares of land across Perthshire and a portfolio covering potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, organics and cereals as well as grassland supporting 500 sheep and 200 suckler cows. This position will manage the brassica enterprise which is grown through East of Scotland Growers - with all products being harvested, stored and graded/packaged on the farm.

Green Spaces Development Officer - East Devon District Council

£25,295 - £27,905 per year
Sidmouth and Exmouth, Devon
Full time, permanent
We are looking for an experienced horticulturalist who shares our passion for parks and green spaces as places for people to use and enjoy. Your role will be to design, develop and implement planting / landscaping schemes for the districts’ award winning parks and gardens; together with responsibility for programming year round grounds maintenance works for cemeteries, sports pitches and other green spaces.

Reserve Warden/Stockperson - Parsonage Down National Nature Reserve - Natural England

£20,759 pa (43 hours per week)

2 year Fixed Term Appointment


Parsonage Down NNR is home to Cherry Lodge Farm, Natural England’s only working farm and one of the largest most diverse calcareous grassland reserves in the UK. This iconic chalk grassland site is part of Salisbury Plain SAC and home to the oldest breeding herd of English Longhorn cattle.

The Reserve Warden/Stockperson will assist the Farm Manager in the day to day management of Cherry Lodge Farm.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

Location: Winterbourne Downs, Wiltshire
Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 Per Annum
Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

The RSPB are looking for an enthusiastic individual to lead on the machinery, reserve infrastructure & buildings maintenance for the RSPB's Wiltshire Grassland reserves based at Manor Farm, RSPB Winterbourne Downs.

Landscape Planning Officer - Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB)

The post is based with the Mendip Hills AONB Unit at Charterhouse Centre, near Blagdon BS40 7XR.

Permanent position, 18.5hrs per week £14,818 - £16,439.

The Mendip Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is one of the UK’s finest landscapes. We are looking for a Landscape Planning Officer to work as part of the AONB Unit responding to planning consultations on behalf of the AONB Partnership on landscape, planning policy and development issues.

Chief Executive - Epping Forest Heritage Trust

Salary £43k

Epping Forest Heritage Trust has just begun its second year following the successful merger of its two founding charities with a combined 90-year history operating in Epping Forest. It is a splendid time to join us. We are financially strong and have recently secured Heritage Fund support to help us develop a more resilient and sustainable charity, enabling us to make an increased contribution to preserving and promoting the heritage of Epping Forest.

Waterway Manager - Essex Waterways Ltd

Salary: up to £40k based on a 35 hour week plus 8% pension contribution.

Based at Paper Mill Lock, nr Little Baddow, Chelmsford

Essex Waterways Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Inland Waterways Association (a registered charity). The Company was formed to run, manage and maintain the Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation for public benefit.

The Chelmer and Blackwater Navigation runs from Springfield Basin (Chelmsford) to Heybridge Basin (near Maldon, on the Essex coast), 14.5 miles to the east, dropping the water level nearly 80 feet using 12 operational locks (including a substantial Sea Lock). There 250+ boats permanently on the waterway.

Biologist - The River Dee Trust

The post will attract a salary of £25-30,000, commensurate with experience and with annual review thereafter.
Biologist with the River Dee Trust (RDT), based on Deeside (Aberdeenshire), who will be responsible for the research and monitoring programmes carried out by the Trust. The post is a challenging and significant one as it will guide the fisheries management of one of Scotland’s major rivers. This will include monitoring fish populations, analysing data to inform restoration programmes and communicating the information to stakeholders.

Young Rangers Officer - Maternity Cover - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Salary of up to £27,123 pro rata

Bainbridge, Wensleydale (with travel across Yorkshire Dales National Park)

We are the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, an organisation that protects, enhances and promotes the immense beauty, wildlife and character of the Yorkshire Dales.

We are now looking for a Young Rangers Officer to join us on a nine month maternity cover contract, working 30 hours per week. As a Young Rangers Officer, you will run two established Young Rangers groups in the north and west of our National Park.

Assistant Groundsperson - Clandon Wood Natural Burial

Term: 24th February - 18th September 2020

Wage Range: £9.50/hr - £10.25/hr (Depending on Experience)

Closing date: 3rd February 2020

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Clandon Wood Natural Burial is a private cemetery near Guildford, Surrey. Unlike a conventional cemetery the 12 hectar grounds are managed as a nature reserve, there are no headstones and graves are intended to return back to nature. One of Clandon Wood’s grounds staff is going on parental leave and we are looking for a physically fit, enthusiastic individual to work with the remaining groundsman maintaining the grounds and digging graves.

Countryside Ranger - Hart District Council

Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)

Type: Permanent full-time position

Salary: £19,945 - £22,462 per annum

Hart District Council is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our Countryside Services team as a Countryside Ranger, initially specialising in woodland management.

The Hart District area covers part of the Thames Basin Heaths SPA and the Forest of Eversley Heritage area, including various SSSI’s, commons, country parks and open spaces that encompass the assorted heaths, woodlands and wetland habitats around the District.

Seasonal Ranger - Hopetoun House

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry
Fixed Term for 6 Months: 1st April – 30th September 2020

An outgoing, energetic and motivated person is required to support our Permanent Ranger for the 2020 season. The successful candidate will support the Permanent Ranger in all aspects of work including but not limited to; developing and delivering a variety of ranger guided walks and activities, educational workshops and large-scale public events. Duties also include undertaking general grounds care tasks, patrolling and welcoming visitors, conducting biological monitoring including data handling, leading volunteers, and developing and delivering activities for youth groups.

MaB Conservation Trainee - Bumblebee Conservation Trust

6 month fixed-term position, 21 hours a week, salary £8.72 per hour (National Living Wage)

Bumblebee Conservation Trust is looking for a part-time Conservation Trainee to support conservation work with its Kent project, Making a Buzz for the Coast.

The successful candidate will assist with practical conservation, surveys and landowner engagement in the Making a Buzz for the Coast project area. The Trainee will be able to take part in a range of training and development courses and activities that can be tailored to the Trainee’s particular interests.

Weekend Livestock Post – Lilbourne Meadows - The Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire & Northamptonshire

Location: Lilbourne Meadows Nature Reserve, Northamptonshire
Pay: £20,109.38 per annum pro rata
The post is for 8 hours per week.
The post holder will assist with the management of our flock of rare breed sheep at Lilbourne Meadows, and potentially other nature reserves, to make sure that they are managed to the highest possible welfare standards, and assist with maintaining the livestock and reserves equipment and infrastructure.

Rural Estates Operative - Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl)

Location: Salisbury, South West, SP4 0JQ

Salary: £16,267 - £17,195

This is a fantastic opportunity to join Dstl in the established Rural Estates team at Porton Down.

You will sit within the Operations Division and be a part of our Estates Delivery Team within FMS (Facilities Management Services). You will be accountable for the practical aspects of conservation and rural management across the Dstl Porton Down estate and specifically on the Site of Special Scientific Interest, (SSSI) Special Protection Area (SPA) and Special Area of Conservation (SAC) in line with legislation and Dstl Policy.

Estate Warden - Horndean Parish Council

£18,426 pa

Horndean Parish Council is responsible for managing and maintaining 60 hectares of public land. We are currently recruiting a full time permanent member of staff with horticultural and grounds maintenance experience. The majority of the land is managed for nature conservation and public access, including four Local Nature Reserves and one Site of Special Scientific Interest. The remaining area includes parks, flower beds, play areas, sports facilities and amenity grassland, all of which are highly valued by local residents.

Lead Ranger – South Downs - National Trust

Permanent – Full Time role (37.5 hrs per week)
£27,735 Per Annum
East Dean, near Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20 0AB
Your main base sits at the eastern end of the world famous Seven Sisters chalk cliffs. The iconic views form part of one of the longest stretches of undeveloped coastline on the south coast. As Lead Ranger, you'll be responsible for the management of a team of Rangers who care for our countryside properties. You’ll develop and coordinate a wide range of cyclical and response operations, commission specialist contractors and contribute to a programme of conservation and engagement projects.

Asset Information Definitive Map Officer - Cambridgeshire County Council

Salary: £21,589 - £31,371

Location: Huntingdon Highways Depot

Hours: 37

Working Pattern: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic person to join Cambridgeshire County Council’s Asset Information Definitive Map Team. Based in the Highways Service, the post holder will enjoy working with in a team to help manage the Council’s Highways, Public Rights of Way and Commons/Town and Village Green Records, developing and promoting the public access for the benefit and enjoyment of the whole community.

Grounds Staff - Betts Estates

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic and hardworking full-time Estate Grounds staff to join our small team in a fast-growing business. Responsibilities and duties: Grass and verge cutting, strimming and general verge maintenance across Estate villages and Nature Reserves; weed control on hard-standing areas, yards, tracks and paths using knapsack and vehicle mounted sprayers; grassland topping and parkland maintenance using hand & ride-on mowers; grassland weed control; wildflower meadow seeding; clear up fallen trees and limbs across the Estates; firewood production; maintenance fencing and gates around the Estate; parkland tree planting and maintenance.

Wardens - RSPB

Location: Roles available in Aylesbeare Common or Exe Estuary
Salary starting at: £22,073 to £23,912 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
Can you help us deliver our mission to save nature? We are looking for two wardens to join our growing nature reserves team in Devon. In your role as Reserves Warden, you will coordinate and lead the delivery of a busy work programme across multiple sites. Your role will be varied - in any given week you could be supervising and developing volunteers, surveying wildlife and habitats, setting up contracts, working with visitors, carrying out estate maintenance or delivering hands on habitat management.

Farm Manager - Natural England

£29,304 pa (43 hours per week)

5 year Fixed Term Appointment

Parsonage Down NNR is home to Cherry Lodge Farm, Natural England’s only working farm and one of the largest most diverse calcareous grassland reserves in the UK. This iconic chalk grassland site is part of Salisbury Plain SAC and home to the oldest breeding herd of English Longhorn cattle.

Countryside Contracting Operative - M Watts Countryside Contracting Ltd

Salary from £19,000 depending on skills/experience, plus bonuses.
The positions are full time and based in North Somerset.
We deliver countryside, woodland and small scale forestry works from establishment to felling and extraction; fencing, vegetation maintenance and rights of way works across a wide area of the South West.

Area Warden (Canterbury and Weald) - Kent Wildlife Trust

Salary Range: £18,989 - £26,693 per annum
We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to join our team. Duties will include planning and delivering practical habitat management activities, leading and managing conservation volunteers, engaging and supervising contractors, leading conservation grazing schemes whilst always ensuring the highest health and safety standards are maintained at all times.

Countryside Ranger - John O'Conner Grounds Maintenance Limited

£10.53 per hour – Permanent

We are looking to recruit a part time Countryside Ranger for the St Albans area covering Bricketwood Common and Nomansland Common.

You are required to have a minimum of NVQ 2 or equivalent in Environmental Conservation or substantial experience in a similar role. Part-time: Approximately 18 to 25 hours a week which will include some weekend and evening working: Times by mutual agreement.

Woodland Officer, Devon - Forestry Commission


Fixed Term Appointment – 12 months initial contract with the possibility of extension or permanence.

Location: Bullers Hill, Kennford, Exeter, EX6 7XR

Forestry Commission (or Forest Services) are the Governments forestry experts. We advise nationally and locally on how to unlock the full potential of woodlands and the forestry sector to protect, improve and expand England’s valuable woodland assets. We work with other government departments, non-government organisations and the private sector; in recognition that good collaboration can deliver more than the sum of the partners.

Ranger - South Downs National Park Authority

Location: Eastern Downs Office, Stanmer Park, Brighton

Salary: £27,161 – £29,137 (£16,516 - £17,718 pro rata)

Hours: 22.5 per week (Wednesday – Friday)

Type of post: Temporary job share for up to 12 months (maternity cover).

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Ranger to join our area team, which is responsible for implementing a wide range of countryside management activities in the Eastern Downs. As a Ranger you will be involved in projects around landscape and biodiversity, promoting informal countryside recreation and ensuring community involvement in order to achieve the South Downs Partnership Management Plan and SDNPA’s Business Plan outcomes.

Shetland Assistant Warden - RSPB

Location: Fetlar, Shetland

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum - Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.

Hours: Full time

Contract: Fixed Term for 20 months

Are you passionate about Phalaropes, whacky about waders and staggered by skuas?

Working in some of the most stunning scenery in the UK, surrounded by special landscapes and sensational wildlife, we are looking for an assistant warden to carry out our varied and exciting work programme here in Shetland.

From monitoring rare breeding red-necked phalaropes and surveying vast swathes of peatland to recording data and bringing reports to life, the role is varied and immersed in some awe-inspiring work.

Seasonal Ranger - Northamptonshire County Council

Salary: £8.58 per hour (Sundays time and half/ Bank Holidays double time)

Location: Irchester and Sywell Country Parks, Northamptonshire

Contract: Fixed term until 7/9/2020

Working Pattern: 5 days a week

Hours: 37 hours/week: You will be required to work 3 out of 4 weekends per month as well as bank holidays, statutory and discretionary holidays.

We are seeking 2 Seasonal Rangers, which will be based at Irchester or Sywell County Park. You will work in the Country Parks team helping visitors to enjoy the Park, ensuring the facilities are clean and tidy and assisting with smooth running of the park.

Plant Health Care Technician - Bartlett Tree Experts

£26000 - £32000 per annum for 40 hours per week dependent on skills and qualifications

We have a full time position based at our office near Guildford.

Bartlett Tree Experts are an Arboricultural Association Approved Contractor, a CHAS accredited contractor and have ISA certified arborists. We are members of many local, national and international associations and support with time, equipment and expertise.

Assistant Warden - RSPB

Would you like to assist with the management of one of our flagship reserves?
Location: Pulborough
Salary: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent
The RSPB team in Sussex are seeking a dynamic, resourceful and motivated Assistant Warden to join a reserves team managing over 500 hectares of nature reserves in Sussex, including Pulborough Brooks, one of the most visited RSPB reserves in the UK.

Maintenance Ranger – Land of Iron - North York Moors National Park Authority

£23,369 for 37 hours per week (12-month fixed term contract)

Land of Iron is a heritage project conserving and promoting the fascinating ironstone heritage of the North York Moors. As the project begins its final year, we are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled person to complete site improvements, develop and implement management plans, and continue to grow volunteer involvement in the project.

Landscaping Contracts Manager - Tilhill Forestry

Based: Southern England – Groombridge, East Sussex
Tilhill Forestry has a vacancy within our South East England Area for a Landscaping Contracts Manager. This is a key role responsible for delivering a high-quality landscaping contracting service. This will include management of large scale landscaping projects, site clearance, environmental mitigation works, fencing and associated maintenance operations. Including liaison with clients, supervision of assigned personnel and contractors, as well as compliance with all aspects of Health & safety, environmental and quality standards.

Senior Estimator Landscaping – Major Projects - Tilhill Forestry

Employer Based: Southern England
This is a key role responsible for delivering a high-quality landscaping management service. The role will involve seeking out new opportunities, estimating, tender submissions and bid writing, contract negotiation and high-level client management to help the company achieve its ambitious growth aspirations. The position will also involve promoting the Company within the landscaping industry and helping to develop on-going landscaping related opportunities nationwide.

National Nature Reserve (NNR) Manager – Wiltshire - Natural England

£21,522 pa
Permanent f/t
The role is both practical and managerial. You will lead volunteers in completing practical nature conservation tasks and monitoring key habitats and species. You will also project manage contractors, work alongside farmers who are delivering NNR management on our behalf and partners who share the objective of connecting nature across the landscape.

Parks and Countryside Manager - Horsham District Council

£41,675 - £45,591 pa (plus essential car user allowance, up to £1,239 pa)


Horsham District Council has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic Parks and Countryside Manager to lead a dedicated, hard-working and friendly team.  You will be responsible for a range of award-winning parks, important countryside sites, open spaces, cemeteries as well as outdoor sports and youth facilities.

Old Chalk New Downs Conservation Trainee - Kent County Council

Starting salary £20,222 p/a (pro rata) - part time- 22.2 hours per week - Fixed Term 9 months

If you are looking to gain more experience in the conservation sector and increase your knowledge of the natural environment, Kent County Council is offering the opportunity to be part of an exciting Heritage Lottery funded project. This ambitious initiative not only looks to restore, expand and link up fragmented chalk downland habitats across 10,000ha of North Kent, it also aims to reconnect the local community with this iconic landscape and you could play an important part in delivering this whilst learning.

Ranger x 2 - South Downs National Park Authority

Salary: £27,161 – £29,137
Hours: 37 hours per week
Type of post: Temporary for 13 months
We are looking for two motivated people to join our Western Area team, which is responsible for implementing a wide range of countryside management activities. As a Ranger you will be involved in developing new projects around landscape, biodiversity, promoting informal countryside recreation and ensuring community involvement to ensure the delivery of the South Downs Partnership Management Plan and
key business outcomes.

Estate Worker / Gardener - BH Sporting Ltd

We are looking to recruit an Estate Worker / Gardener for an Estate in Northumberland. The role will be varied and will involve: grass cutting, chainsaw work, spraying, basic property maintenance and also looking after goats, chickens and bees. Ideally we are looking to recruit a candidate with experience in all of these areas and with relevant tickets; however, noting this is a broad remit, we are open to applicants with experience in some of these areas as training will be provided.

This is a live-in role and a house will be provided, with salary commensurate with experience.

Park Ranger - Groundwork NEWY

£9.36 - £10.40 per hour, 15 to 30 hr week (FTE £18,000 to £20,000)

Groundwork NEWY are looking for an enthusiastic person to join their small team of urban fringe Park Rangers.

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. You will need to be confident, innovative, motivated and self-reliant. Site- and habitat maintenance are part of this role.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to gain experience, and cover every aspect of open space management, community liaison, environmental interpretation and amenity.

Wildlife and Farming Officer - ST Catchment Partnership - Shropshire Wildlife Trust

Salary in the range, £21,000 to £25,000 per annum plus pension.

Based in Shropshire

Can you help us make water better for wildlife?

Severn Trent Water and the West Midlands Wildlife Trusts are working with the EA and other partners on River catchments to tackle pollution in watercourses across catchment areas and to bring them into good ecological condition. An important part of this programme is to work with farmers and landowners to reduce diffuse agricultural pollution into rivers and streams and to tackle water quality in Severn Trent’s drinking water boreholes in the area.

Young Ranger Leader - North York Moors National Park Authority

Home Based
FTC to 31 December 2022
7.5 hours / per week
We have a fantastic opportunity to become a Young Ranger Leader to engage young people in the work of the National Park through volunteering, inspiring them to understand, experience and treasure the North York Moors and be actively involved in its future. To help us do this, we need an enthusiastic person to organise and manage a programme of targeted youth volunteer events (currently the Young Rangers and Youth+ volunteers).

Pennine National Trails Partnership Manager - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

Salary of up to £33,798 depending on experience (pro rata)
Home Based (with travel to our offices in Grassington and other National Trails Partnership areas as necessary)
As the Pennine National Trails Partnership Manager, you will develop, manage and promote the Pennine Way and Pennine Bridleway National Trails Partnership as a centre of excellence in national trail management. Working together with your job-share partner, you will take ownership of the day-to-day management of the Partnership, including preparing, managing and presenting the annual budget for maintenance works along both routes.

Ranger - Groundwork Northamptonshire

Salary: £20,000 per annum (pro rata)
25 Hours

Delivery at Twywell Hills and Dales, Kettering, NN14

Groundwork Northamptonshire are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team. As Ranger, you will lead on the management, maintenance and development of Twywell Hills and Dales open space for the benefit of nature and local people. It’s a really exciting site, which is well used and has lots of areas of interest.

Assistant Ranger - Sudbury Common Lands Charity

Sudbury, Suffolk

The Sudbury Common Lands Charity is inviting applications for an Assistant Ranger to start 1 May 2020.

Colne Valley Rivers and Wetlands Officer - Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust

£24,933 - £28,339 (SCP 24-28) plus 7% pension

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term contract until 31 December 2021 (with possible extension).

We are looking for someone to make the wetlands of the Colne Valley a better place for wildlife and to prevent water voles from becoming extinct. By working with partners through the Colne Valley, this post offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the conservation of the Colne Valley and the wildlife that is dependent upon its habitats. 
The post holder will be responsible for managing this project which is funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and forms part of the wider project,“The Colne Valley – A Landscape on the Edge.”

Ranger - National Trust

Flatford, East Bergholt, Suffolk, CO7 6UL

£19,928 PA

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. 

Assistant Countryside Ranger - Denbighshire County Council

Country Parks Officer - Eastleigh Borough Council

1 x permanent

£18,771 a year, pro-rata

19 hours a week to be worked over the weekend + one weekday as required

We are seeking motivated individuals to work in the Service Delivery Directorate within the Visitor Business and Economy Unit. You will assist in delivering an enjoyable customer experience at our Country Parks, providing information and assistance to visitors and local groups.

Country Parks Officer - Eastleigh Borough Council

6-month fixed term contract

£18,771 pro-rata

37 hours a week to be worked over 7 days

Eastleigh Borough Council is an ambitious and progressive council. We are recognised for our innovation and achievements, whilst delivering high quality service to our customers and the community.

You will be part of a wider team and will occasionally cover the information desk; providing information, support and first aid when needed. The country park team deliver a number of events across the year and you will also help ensure these are successful events, enjoyed by our visitors.

Principal Countryside Access Officer - Oxfordshire County Council

Salary range: £37,849 - £44,632

Work location: County Hall, Oxford

Hours per week: 37 - we are open to discussions about flexible working

Contract type: Permanent

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

Senior Environmental Planner - Aberdeen City Council

Full-time, Permanent

£37,941.28 - £43,405.44 pa

Marischal College, Aberdeen

Aberdeen City Council is seeking an enthusiastic and committed individual to contribute at a Senior level to its Environmental Policy Team. The team has a responsibility for policy, strategy, projects, case work and engagement on a wide range of environment and land use matters.

Site Manager - RSPB

Location: RSPB Nagshead
Salary: £29,507 to £31,966 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Are you ready to lead the RSPB Gloucestershire team to make an even greater impact for nature in the Forest of Dean and beyond?

You'll have vision and drive, being highly motivated and self reliant, enthusiastic, bold and outward facing with excellent communication skills. Your leadership experience will enable you to inspire and motivate your direct reports, assistant warden and administrator, and strong team of 60 volunteers.

Ranger - National Trust

£19,928 pa - 37.5 hours a week - Perm role - West Lakes, Cumbria

We are looking for a Ranger to join the team caring for one of the most beautiful countryside portfolios in the National Trust – the West Lakes, Cumbria, more specifically Eskdale and Duddon Valley. There are huge opportunities here balancing conservation, cultural landscape, estate maintenance, relationships with farmers and visitor engagement; which is both challenging and rewarding.

Area Ranger - National Trust

24,075 pa -37.5 hours a week - Perm role - West Lakes, Cumbria

We are looking for an experienced Woodland 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. A part of this role will include working with and through partner bodies such as Natural England, the Lake District National Park, and others so you’ll need experience in partnership working.

Area Ranger - National Trust

£24,075 pa - 37.5 hours a week - perm role - West Lakes, Cumbria

We are looking for an Area Ranger to join the team caring for one of the most beautiful countryside portfolios in the National Trust – the West Lakes, Cumbria, more specifically Eskdale and Duddon Valley. There are huge opportunities here balancing conservation, cultural landscape, estate maintenance, relationships with farmers and visitor engagement; which is both challenging and rewarding.

Ranger and Partner - Lundy Island SSSI

A full time post working with the Island team.
Duties include leading volunteers on practical conservation tasks, vegetation control, dry stone walling, footpath maintenance, fencing, grass cutting and strimming along with general estate and farm duties.

Contracts Manager - River Stewardship Company

Salary: £30,000 - £35,000, dependent on experience.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (full time)

Duration of post: Permanent

Location: River Stewardship Company office (Sheffield), with travel primarily across Yorkshire and the North East. Flexible and remote working considered.

The Contracts Manager will develop and manage a portfolio of commercial projects within the Yorkshire area (and elsewhere, as required), as well as working with the Operations Manager to assist with overseeing operations and managing the programme of work.

Seasonal Assistant Ranger - New Forest National Park Authority

Lymington and the New Forest

£18,206 per annum pro rata

Fixed-term contract from March to September 2020

37 hours per week

The New Forest National Park Authority is responsible for conserving and enhancing the natural beauty, wildlife and cultural heritage of the New Forest and for promoting opportunities for the understanding and enjoyment of its special qualities by the public.

Rural Adviser, CLA South East - Maternity Cover - Country Land and Business Association Limited (CLA)

Fixed Term Contract

The CLA is the only organisation solely dedicated to safeguarding the interests of landowners, and those with an economic, social and environmental interest in rural land for more than 112 years. We achieve our goals by being professional, relevant and forward-looking, and our successes in key areas give our members the security and certainty to invest in their land and business.