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 - Wild Exmouth

Part-time, fixed term (18.5 hrs a week, 3 year contract)

£21,693 – £23,866 per annum pro rata

Exmouth

East Devon is independently recognised as an outstanding place and so it follows that its council must also strive to be outstanding. Everything we do is aimed at ensuring that East Devon is a place that people want to live in, work in, visit and enjoy. Our ambition is to be an outstanding council which works together with local people to create great value services and an outstanding community, economy and environment for East Devon, now and for future generations.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Exmouth
  • Posted: 19/10/2018
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Conservation Officer

Based at: Dean Bradley House, SW1P 2AF & Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre, UB9 5PG

2 days per week (0.4FTE).

10 month contract.

Salary: £23,275 (£9,310 per annum pro rata)

London Wildlife Trust is looking to recruit someone with a passion for conservation grazing and grassland restoration, as we look to introduce cattle onto sites in the Colne Valley, as part of a wider Heritage Lottery Funded Colne Valley Landscape Partnership scheme.


  • Closing Date: 19/11/2018
  • Location: Dean Bradley House, SW1P 2AF & Colne Valley Park Visitor Centre, UB9 5PG
  • Posted: 19/10/2018
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Farming Advisor Project Manager

£22,846 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw for 24 mo)

Ballynahinch

As our Farming Adviser, you’ll share knowledge and expertise in key areas of farming such as soil management, farming systems, energy crops, food marketing and farm diversification, to decide on land use in conjunction with other disciplines, and achieve high standards of land management across the National Trust as set out in the Land, Outdoors and Nature Programme of our Strategy. You’ll also be leading, encouraging and promoting environmentally responsible farming by maintaining positive relationships with farming tenants and collaborating with colleagues within the Trust and partners from other organisations.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Ballynahinch
  • Posted: 18/10/2018
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Principal and Technical Countryside Access Officers

Principal Officer (Countryside Access)

Location: Oxford

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £37,107 - £43,757 per annum

Technical Officer (Countryside Access)

Location: Oxford

Contract: Full time, permanent

Salary: £29,909 - £36,153 per annum

Countryside access and rights of way management in the county is changing.  These two new posts provide an exciting opportunity to play a central role in providing, maintaining and protecting access to the wonderful countryside of Oxfordshire.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Oxford
  • Posted: 18/10/2018
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Project Co-ordinator

Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) Project Co-ordinator for Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Traditional Boundaries Project  

Office base: Clitheroe (homeworking available). 

Starting salary: £21,000 pro rata

12 month fixed term contract

40 hours per month

An opportunity to be involved in an exciting new initiative to improve the landscape and heritage of Pendle Hill. The post will manage the Traditional Boundaries Project on behalf of the DSWA, working in conjunction with Pendle Hill Landscape Partnership Scheme.


  • Closing Date: 16/11/2018
  • Location:
  • Posted: 18/10/2018
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Development Officer

Starting salary £21,000 pro rata, based on 90 hours per month

Do you have a passion for the countryside and traditional skills and able to share that enthusiasm with a wide range of people/groups throughout the UK?  The Dry Stone Walling Association (DSWA) is looking to create a new and exciting role to raise awareness of the craft and heritage of dry stone walling.


  • Closing Date: 16/11/2018
  • Location: Cumbria
  • Posted: 18/10/2018
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Assistant Land Agent

Bell Ingram is looking for a highly enthusiastic and motivated Assistant Land Agent to join our team based in Ayr.  You will have the opportunity to cover a range of work including land referencing, acquisitions and compensation claims for utility clients.


  • Closing Date: 16/11/2018
  • Location: Ayr
  • Posted: 18/10/2018
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Site Operative

River Stewardship Company is a social enterprise with a rapidly growing portfolio of commercial waterway maintenance projects with the Environment Agency, local authorities, riparian landowners and others. Through commercial or grant-funded projects, we also deliver programmes of community engagement (educational activities in schools, volunteer days, festivals, events and other activities) designed to connect, inspire and empower local people to improve themselves, their community and their local patch of waterway.


  • Delete Date: 16/11/2018
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Posted: 17/10/2018
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Project Officer & Assistant Project Officer

Fixed term contract for 3 years

Glorious Cotswolds Grasslands

Do you want to join the Cotswolds Conservation Board team to help restore internationally important wildflower rich grasslands in the Cotswolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? We are seeking two confident, dynamic and committed team players to deliver the Glorious Cotswolds Grasslands project, an ambitious project to create the largest connected network of wildflower rich Jurassic limestone grassland.


  • Closing Date: 12/11/2018
  • Location: Cotswolds
  • Posted: 17/10/2018
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Countryside Worker Apprentice (Helmsley)

The apprenticeship is for an initial period of 2 years with potential for a two year extension.

You will be paid a training allowance of £158.96/week.

This is a great opportunity for people leaving school/college who enjoy working as part of a team; want to do a Level 2 qualification in Environmental Conservation; enjoy working outside and want to learn practical skills; are interested in countryside issues and want to help with the work of the National Park.


  • Closing Date: 09/11/2018
  • Location: Helmsley, North Yorkshire
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 17/10/2018
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Area Ranger

£23,375 pa

Fixed Term f/t (for 24 months)

Worksop

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team at Clumber Park as an Area Ranger. In this vital role, you’ll be linking the Countryside Stewardship and our Clumber Park Revitalised Projects together which will ensure to bring significant conservation and environmental benefits for Clumber Park and the National Trust.

As part of our exciting new project, you’ll aim to create over 450 acres of wood pasture, and help to restore Clumber Park’s historic viewpoints and landscape. We want to crease a wildlife rich habitat, and a place which can be enjoyed for everyone.


  • Closing Date: 01/11/2018
  • Location: Worksop
  • Posted: 16/10/2018
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Assistant Farming Adviser

£27,191 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Chesterfield

Under the guidance of our Farming Adviser, you’ll support properties within the region/country and consultancy on key areas such as agriculture, soil management and farm produce marketing. You’ll also support with the co-ordination of in-hand support for Agri-environment schemes and delivery of High Nature Status on our land.


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2018
  • Location: Chesterfield
  • Posted: 16/10/2018
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Assistant Wildlife Adviser

£27,191 pa

Fixed term f/t (until 31/12/20)

Ambleside

Join us as we work towards achieving higher standards of land management for nature across all of our land in the North of England. You will use your expertise in habitat survey, mapping and assessment to help understand the biological significance of NT land, particularly farmed land, and this knowledge will be used to identify and support a wide range of opportunities to benefit wildlife (High Nature Status).


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Ambleside
  • Posted: 15/10/2018
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Assistant Wildlife Adviser

£27,191 pa

Fixed term f/t (24 months)

York

Join us as an Assistant Wildlife Adviser and support our Wildlife Adviser and other consultants in the Yorkshire and the north east in providing high quality advice, primarily to National Trust managers and our property teams, as we work towards achieving higher standards of land management for nature across all of our land in the North of England.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: York
  • Posted: 15/10/2018
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Assistant Farming Adviser

£27,191 pa

Fixed term f/t or p/t (for 12/24 months)

York

Based on your sound farming knowledge we are looking for an enthusiastic individual who is a great communicator to enthuse and engage others in the work that our Landscape Team is currently undertaking to deliver High Nature Status farming on National Trust land.

The focus of this appointment will be to help deliver the objectives within our 2025 Strategy and Land, Outdoors & Nature Programme.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: York
  • Posted: 15/10/2018
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Assistant Farming Adviser

£27,191 pa

Fixed Term f/t (for 24 months)

Ambleside

Join us as an Assistant Farming Adviser and support our Farming Adviser and other consultants in the Lake District and the North West in providing high quality advice, primarily to National Trust managers and property teams, as we work towards achieving higher standards of land management across all of our land in the North Region.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Ambleside
  • Posted: 15/10/2018
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Forestry Worker

Lydney Park Estate, Gloucestershire

A vacancy has arisen for a Full Time Forestry Worker working within our existing Forestry team. Duties will include all aspects of Estate forestry, including planting, establishment and spraying, chainsaw thinning, final crop harvesting, extraction and Christmas tree production. As required, you may be asked to assist in production or delivery of sawn timber or firewood. 


  • Closing Date: 16/11/2018
  • Location: Lydney Park Estate, Gloucestershire
  • Posted: 15/10/2018
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Halkyn Mountain Living Landscape Project Officer

Flintshire County Council

Contract Type: Short-term contract.  Full-time

Location:          Flintshire Countryside Service Offices at Wepre Park, Connah’s Quay CH5 4HL

Salary:              £25,821

The Halkyn Mountain Partnership has been successful in securing funding through Welsh Government’s Sustainable Management Scheme to tackle and address a range of issues facing Halkyn Common such as; sustaining a resilient landscape; addressing the decline in grazing and biodiversity; and managing increasing pressures on its ecosystem.


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2018
  • Location: Wepre Park, Connah’s Quay CH5 4HL
  • Posted: 15/10/2018
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Trees and Woodlands Officer

£30,756 to £33,136

36 hours per week

This post is fixed term for 12 months with a possible extension of a further 6 months.  

We are looking for a Trees & Woodlands Officer to help provide an excellent service for local people. The successful candidate will join the Parks & Countryside team based at Hamilton Buildings Birkenhead which is responsible for the maintenance of parks and open spaces and children's play areas.


  • Closing Date: 21/10/2018
  • Location: Hamilton Education Building, Birkenhead
  • Posted: 12/10/2018
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Trail Ranger - The John o’Groats Trail

The Friends of the John o’ Groats Trail

Contract for Services - £32,400 one-year contract

Annualised Hours averaging a 37hr week including weekend hours

Location: East Coast of Caithness, Scotland 

This is an opportunity for a self-motivated individual with a background in trail development and/or as a trail ranger or countryside ranger.  You will be the sole professional working with charity trustees and volunteers to develop a trail in the far north of Scotland and lead walks and volunteer events, and give talks related to the trail.  


  • Closing Date: 26/10/2018
  • Location: East Coast of Caithness, Scotland
  • Posted: 12/10/2018
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Forest Planner

Newton Stewart

£29,695 - £32,811, plus benefits

It's an exciting time for Forestry in Scotland, our organisation is changing and we need people to help us during our evolution and beyond. As a Forest Planner within South Region of Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES), you will have the opportunity to work within a team to help shape the future management of 125,000 ha of land across Galloway.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Newton Stewart
  • Posted: 12/10/2018
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Countryside Maintenance and Project Team Leader

The position is full time, around 40 hours per week, overtime is possible.

You will be based at our yard in Nailstone, Nuneaton CV13 0QW, and travel to site on a daily basis from our premises.

Excellent rates of pay for right person.

C J Springthorpe provides contract services in the Countryside, we specialise in vegetation management, tree planting and maintenance together with installing all types of rural fencing and associated site furniture.   We are an expanding family run business; the right candidate would hopefully grow with the business and further develop their role.


  • Delete Date: 09/11/2018
  • Location: Nailstone, Nuneaton CV13 0QW
  • Posted: 12/10/2018
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Map Review Officer

Salary Range: £25,080 - £28,226 per annum

Work Location: Castle Avenue, Winchester

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Hampshire County Council is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Access Team. This team has a wide programme of work, which includes the maintenance and review of the definitive map and statement of public rights of way, and the undertaking of research and investigation into applications to modify the definitive map and statement, and the registers of commons and village greens.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Castle Avenue, Winchester
  • Posted: 12/10/2018
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Planning Support Officer (Countryside)

Salary Range: £25,080 - £28,226 per annum

Work Location: Castle Avenue, Winchester

Hours per week: 37

Contract Type: Permanent

Hampshire County Council is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join the Access Team. This team has a wide programme of work, which includes the maintenance and review of the definitive map and statement of public rights of way, and the undertaking of research and investigation into applications to modify the definitive map and statement, and the registers of commons and village greens.


  • Closing Date: 04/11/2018
  • Location: Castle Avenue, Winchester
  • Posted: 12/10/2018
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Conservation Officer – Taff

Location: Rivers House St Mellons

Contract type: FTA to 31st March 2019

Work pattern: Full time

Grade / Salary: 5 - £28,497

This job helps to sustain Wales’ natural heritage so that everyone can enjoy it and benefit from it.  You will do this by helping to manage designated sites by working with landowners and partners and assisting with input to Planning Team and other consultations on wildlife and landscape conservation matters as part of the Taff Natural Resource Management Team.


  • Closing Date: 28/10/2018
  • Location: Rivers House St Mellons
  • Posted: 11/10/2018
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Ranger

Starting salary £19,000;

Permanent, Full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk)

The Forest of Marston Vale Trust is the charity creating the Forest of Marston Vale between Bedford and Milton Keynes. Since the early 1990’s, we’ve been planting trees to transform the landscape and make the Marston Vale a thriving place to live, work and play. We’ve already planted over a million trees to start creating the Forest. We aim to have trees covering 30% of the 61 square mile Forest area. We’re looking for an enthusiastic, driven and passionate individual to join our Ranger team.


  • Closing Date: 02/11/2018
  • Location: Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 11/10/2018
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Senior Ranger

Starting salary £23,000;

Permanent, Full-time position (37.5 hrs/wk)

We’re looking for an enthusiastic, driven and experienced individual who’s passionate about improving our environment for people and wildlife. They’ll need to ensure the effective management and enhancement of the Trust’s estate of woodlands, wetlands and grasslands, actively engaging and enthusing visitors, and improving the quality of these sites for both people and wildlife. They’ll have day-to-day operational responsibility for the award-winning Millennium Country Park (225ha), our flagship site which receives around 450,000 visits per annum, and the Trust’s wider estate of community woodlands (230ha) within the Forest of Marston Vale area.


  • Closing Date: 01/11/2018
  • Location: Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 11/10/2018
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3 x Project Managers

Groundwork South is currently recruiting for: 3 x Project Managers roles for the Colne Valley Landscape Partnership Scheme.

Project Manager (Habitats & Access) at £22,100-£25,000 per annum; 37.5 hours each week (9am-5pm)

Project Manager (Rivers) at £22,100-£25,000 per annum, 37.5 hours each week (9am-5pm)

Project Manager (Interpretation & Events) at £22,100-£25,000 per annum, 37.5 hours each week (9am-5pm)

All posts have a fixed term for 36 months or till end 31st December 2021 (whichever is sooner)

Location: Colne Valley Park Centre, Near Uxbridge. A beautiful office setting within a regionally important landscape, the Colne Valley Regional Park.

Commutable from West London, Reading, Watford, Wycombe and surrounding areas.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2018
  • Location: Colne Valley Park Centre, Near Uxbridge
  • Posted: 10/10/2018
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Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project Officer

Location: Lincolnshire

Contract Type: Maternity Cover

Salary: G9: £30,756 - £34,106

The award winning Lincolnshire Chalk Streams Project (LCSP) is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join this friendly team. Are you able to take the lead in delivering action to protect and enhance the nationally important chalk stream resource in and around the Lincolnshire Wolds Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty? If so we are keen to hear from you.


  • Closing Date: 21/10/2018
  • Location: Louth, Lincolnshire
  • Posted: 08/10/2018
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Assistant Conservation Officer

Temporary full-time for 18 months

Salary Range: £23,651 to £32,720 depending on experience.

Based at Tyland Barn, Maidstone

The Job: The post holder will play a key part in ensuring that Kent Wildlife Trust can assess the quality of the habitats we manage, assess the effect of our habitat management work on the biodiversity of Kent and Medway, and ensure that data collected across reserves and Local Wildlife Sites are recorded, collected and managed correctly. The post draws together a number of tasks that are crucial to the continued success of the Trust’s Conservation Evidence and Local Wildlife Sites work.


  • Closing Date: 28/10/2018
  • Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone
  • Posted: 08/10/2018
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Senior Coast & Countryside Ranger

Grade 8 £26,470 - £29,055

Located on the Lancashire coast, with Preston, Blackpool and the Lake District nearby, the Borough of Wyre is an area of great contrasts and includes urban areas, seaside resorts, a port, traditional market towns and picturesque villages within an extensive rural area that includes parts of the Forest of Bowland (an area of outstanding natural beauty) and the Morecambe Bay European Marine Site.

We are looking to recruit a Senior Coast and Countryside Ranger to take the lead in the coordination for the Councils conservation and access and site maintenance work programme.


  • Closing Date: 05/11/2018
  • Location: Wyre
  • Posted: 08/10/2018
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Project Officer - South Yorkshire

Part-time, fixed term post based in Doncaster

Salary: £17,500 - £19,500 per annum FTE (pro-rata £10,500 - £11,700 per annum)

Every day TCV works across the UK to create healthier and happier communities for everyone - communities where our activities have a lasting impact on people's health, prospects and outdoor places.

We are looking for someone with to join our team in South Yorkshire to help us care for some wonderful community woodlands. TCV, in partnership with the Land Trust, engage local communities in the use and management of 465 ha of green spaces across South Yorkshire.


  • Closing Date: 22/10/2018
  • Location: Doncaster
  • Posted: 08/10/2018
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Site and Farm Assistant

Salary up to £20,000 depending on experience

Full-time, permanent

Location: Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire

Chiltern Open Air Museum are recruiting a Site and Farm Assistant to care for and manage their livestock of goats, sheep, cows and chickens, to help maintain their 45 acre site, which includes woodland, parkland, arable fields, gardens, playground, orchard, car park, open space and hedgerows, to assist with onsite farming interpretation, maintenance of farm machinery, to supervise a team of volunteers as well as be part of the Museum's team of duty staff.


  • Closing Date: 31/10/2018
  • Location: Chiltern Open Air Museum, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 05/10/2018
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Conservation Placements

Are you aged 24 or under? Are you looking to grow your career in conservation? If so then we would like to hear from you.

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has opportunities available at Pearson Park Wildlife Garden in Hull.

We are looking for 4 passionate and motivated young people to join the Tomorrow’s Natural Leaders programme.  As part of the programme we help build your practical skills, conservation knowledge, leadership skills and employability in the conservation & environmental sector.


  • Delete Date: 02/11/2018
  • Location: Pearson Park Wildlife Garden, Hull
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 05/10/2018
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Landscape Assistants

Based in the Uxbridge or Aylesbury area you will be required to travel locally, to work alongside a team of landscapers, to undertake tree planting works. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in a range of projects alongside the team.

Ecosulis Ltd are the UK’s most experienced ecological consultancy and contractor, with over 25 years in the industry. We are currently seeking to employ Landscape Assistants with tree planting experience to assist with our landscaping team on ecological projects.


  • Delete Date: 02/11/2018
  • Location: Uxbridge or Aylesbury
  • Posted: 05/10/2018
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Full-time Ranger

Idverde Charnwood (Loughborough)

Salary £8.80ph plus enhanced pay for weekends and BH.

Annualised Hours averaging a 37hr week

An opportunity has arisen within the Ranger Service-Charnwood for a self-motivated individual with a background in conservation. You will work alongside and support the Ranger team, led by the Head Ranger, in the management of a number of wildlife sites which includes SSSI woodland and LNR's.


  • Closing Date: 26/10/2018
  • Location: Loughborough
  • Posted: 04/10/2018
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Environmental Monitoring Officer

Location: Rivers House, St Mellons

Contract type: Fixed term until end of March 2019 with possible extension.

Work pattern: full-time 37 hours/week

Grade / Salary: 5 / 28,497

Support environmental monitoring programmes by interpreting and reporting on data and monitoring activity. Play a lead role in analysis and non routine survey work, including when necessary incident response. Provide advice and good quality data and information to customers to support environmental planning and decision making.

Support environmental monitoring programmes by interpreting and reporting on data and monitoring activity. Play a lead role in analysis and non routine survey work, including when necessary incident response. Provide advice and good quality data and information to customers to support environmental planning and decision making.

  • Closing Date: 28/10/2018
  • Location: Rivers House, St Mellons
  • Posted: 04/10/2018
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Shadow Ranger Voluntary Placements

Forestry Commission England are providing a voluntary placement known as Shadow Rangers. These placements are targeted at individuals seeking to gain experience in the countryside sector. 

A number of 6 - 12 month placement are available across Central England Forest District. Volunteering 1-3 days per week, each placement allows volunteers to develop on the job skills in their chosen work area. 


  • Closing Date: 19/10/2018
  • Location: Central England Forest District
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 04/10/2018
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Countryside Tasks Assistant

Location: Eynsham, Oxfordshire

Contract: Full time, Permanent

Salary: £18,870 - £20,541 per annum

The Countryside Tasks Team looks after the practical management of a 2600-mile public rights of way network that is both sensitive and responsive to the needs of the public, land managers and local communities. In your role you will assist in small scale practical maintenance and improvement projects on the public rights of way network.


  • Closing Date: 28/10/2018
  • Location: Eynsham, Oxfordshire
  • Posted: 04/10/2018
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Lakeside Country Park Manager

Grade 7 (salary within the range £26,853 - £29,332 per annum)

37 hours a week (some weekend/evening working will be required)

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

We are seeking to recruit a Country Park Manager to oversee the day-to-day management of Lakeside Country Park. Set between the airport and residential housing, the land use is a mixture of recreation, with paths, a miniature railway and events arena and also conservation with areas under HLS management.


  • Closing Date: 21/10/2018
  • Location: Lakeside Country Park, Eastleigh
  • Posted: 03/10/2018
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Assistant Haywarden

Full Time – average 37 hours per week

Salary Scale £17,000 p.a. - £21,000 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: 31/10/2018
  • Location: Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire
  • Posted: 03/10/2018
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Welland Project Officer

Hours of work:  37.5 hours/week (5 days)

Salary:             £22,000 pa

Location:          Based at Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust Allerton Project, Loddington, Leicestershire, LE7 9XE

Primary objectives: To manage funding, strategic development and delivery of projects to conserve, protect and restore the waters of the River Welland throughout its whole catchment.  To deliver this the post holder will: Raise funds for continuing and future works; Work with communities and landowners, including the further development of the community-based River Warden scheme; Deliver monitoring and sampling regimes at project sites; Develop interventions for river and habitat restoration, arranging contractors to deliver certain capital works, managing contactors and volunteers; Report the progress of works to key stakeholders and promote more widely through social media


  • Closing Date: 30/10/2018
  • Location: Game and Wildlife Conservation Trust Allerton Project, Loddington, Leicestershire, LE7 9XE
  • Posted: 03/10/2018
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Lead Ranger

Permanent f/t (1950 hrs py)

Stafford

Salary - £27,191 to £29,00 dependant on previous experience

Rangers have always been a hugely important part of The National Trust, and play a crucial role thinking about the long term, in order to look after our special places. You will be leading the Farm and Ranger team at an exciting time and will be pivotal in driving forward great conservation and outdoor visitor experience.


  • Closing Date: 23/10/2018
  • Location: Stafford
  • Posted: 03/10/2018
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Ecological Contracting Operative

Morton Pattison Ltd

£16,000 - £18,000, dependent on experience

Full Time

Fixed-term contract between end October 2018 and end February 2019.

Working from the Winchester office. Work sites will predominantly be in Hampshire and Surrey

Morton : Pattison is recruiting for an Ecological Contracting Operative to assist with practical delivery of winter contracting work, primarily scrub cutting and small tree felling on nature conservation sites. Other types of countryside / ecological contracting and landscaping works may be undertaken during the employment period, in which training can be given where necessary.


  • Delete Date: 30/10/2018
  • Location: Hampshire and Surrey
  • Posted: 02/10/2018
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Commons Re-registration Project Officer/s

The role will be home based; however, attendance at our Henley office may be required from time to time.

The Open Spaces Society was founded in 1865 and is Britain’s oldest national conservation body. Over the past 150 years, the society has preserved commons for the enjoyment of the public, and was a leader in registering commons under the Commons Registration Act 1965. Now we have the opportunity to register some commons which were not registered then. The candidate(s) will manage a project to revisit the registration of commons and greens in the 1960s, and secure extensive areas of still unimproved waste, and other valued commons and greens, which escaped registration. This will protect the land for recreation, wildlife and other public benefit.


  • Closing Date: 28/10/2018
  • Location: Home based
  • Posted: 02/10/2018
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Chief Executive Officer

Starting Salary: £35-40K depending on experience.

Lead an environmental charity reviving the ecology and habitats in the Wild Heart of Southern Scotland.

Borders Forest Trust, is seeking a new CEO to lead the organisation and manage its small, dynamic team in the south of Scotland.


  • Closing Date: 22/10/2018
  • Location: Monteviot Nurseries near Jedburgh
  • Posted: 01/10/2018
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Housekeeper / Estate Maintenance Couple

A prominent Highland estate in Inverness-shire is now recruiting for a couple to fulfil the roles of Housekeeper and Estate Maintenance Worker, normally working Tuesday to Saturday. The Maintenance Worker will carry out a wide range of duties associated with a diverse highland estate. The Housekeeper will work under the supervision of the Head of Housekeeping and be responsible for some changeovers and laundry duties for the estate holiday cottages.


  • Delete Date: 23/10/2018
  • Location: Inverness-shire
  • Posted: 25/09/2018
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Ice Age Ponds Project Manager

P/T (4 days per week)      

Salary £25,265 per annum (pro rata) plus pension.

Based in Herefordshire

Can you help conserve Herefordshire’s Ice Age Ponds?

Herefordshire Wildlife Trust are working in partnership with Herefordshire Amphibian and Reptile Team, and the Herefordshire and Worcestershire Earth Heritage Trust to survey and conserve the glacial ‘kettle hole’ ponds of Herefordshire. 


  • Closing Date: 19/10/2018
  • Location: Herefordshire
  • Posted: 21/09/2018
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Craftsperson (Rural)

Aldenham, Watford

Full Time. Salary: £19,819 - £21,693 pa

Hertfordshire County Council are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join its Countryside Works Team.

The post holder will be involved with the management of the County Council’s woodland and recreation sites which are situated across the whole of Hertfordshire. 


  • Closing Date: 21/10/2018
  • Location: Aldenham, Watford
  • Posted: 17/09/2018
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Assistant Conservation Officer, Planning

£20,000 fte pa, pro rata to hours worked

21 hours, flexible weekdays

Would you like to have a pivotal role in protecting Surrey’s wildlife and landscapes for future generations? We have a vacancy for an Assistant Conservation Officer 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: 21/09/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 23/08/2018
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