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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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Ranger - National Trust

Logo: National Trust

37.5 hours per week

Fixed term until 20 May 2022

North Pembrokeshire, Wales

We are looking for an individual with strong practical skills to complement our existing team of three Area Rangers and one ranger. You will play a key role in plans to deliver nature-rich, productive landscapes which are good for both wildlife and farming. You will work closely with the Area Rangers and will be a go-to person for practical tasks, which you’ll deliver as part of the agreed work programme. You will also assist the livestock ranger in the day to day animal husbandry of our own cattle and ponies which are used for conservation grazing throughout North Pembrokeshire.

Estate Worker - Wokingham Borough Council

Working pattern: Full time

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £22,462 - £24,799 per annum

Location: Dinton Pastures Country Park Rangers Office

The job holder will be part of the Countryside Service team who work on the Country Parks, Nature Reserves, SANGS and PROW across the borough , the postholder will carry out various maintenance tasks involved in managing these site such as grass and hedge cutting ,but will mainly be carrying out systems check lists / inspections and data collection to help with the smooth and efficient daily running of the service .

Project Officer - South Cumbria Rivers Trust

Logo: South Cumbria Rivers Trust

Location: South Cumbria

Salary: circa £25 - 30k p.a. (depending on experience) plus pension and life assurance.

South Cumbria Rivers Trust was formed in 2006 to protect, conserve, monitor and restore the natural heritage of lakes, tarns, rivers, becks and estuaries in South Cumbria. We are now seeking interest from experienced and successful environment project officers who are ready for a new and exciting challenge. Based within the iconic landscapes of the southern Lake District this role will commence in summer 2020.

Reserves Manager - North Hampshire - Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Logo:Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust

Full Time, 35 hours per week

Permanent Position

Salary circa £30,000 pa, depending on qualifications and experience

Base: Northern Office, The Old Cartshed, Herriard Park, RG25 2PL

We are a grassroots movement working for nature’s recovery and to bring people closer to nature. ‘Our vision for a wilder future is beautiful and vital!’ We want great places to live that are good for people and good for wildlife. We want nature to be normal, for children to grow up with wild green spaces to explore.

Year in industry placement 2020/2021 - River Holme Connections

Logo: River Holme Connections

Placement duration: 11 month placement (expected start July 2020)
Stipend: A stipend of £6,000 will be paid in monthly instalments.
Working hours: Full time, 37.5 hour week, Flexible working hours.
Location: Honley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
The student will have the opportunity to get involved in all the work of the charity including practical river restoration and conservation work with volunteers (such as tree planting, footpath improvements and wildflower planting), invasive non-native plant control, supporting staff and potentially delivering school education events, citizen science work (fish population monitoring and riverfly sampling), helping at public events, social media (facebook, twitter and instagram) updates, funding bids, river surveying, geographical information system updates (QGIS) and general admin work.

Conservation Officer - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Location: Lancaster Office – covering North West
Salary: £25,463 to £29,320 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

This is a key role in hands-on land management advisory work, managing and delivering projects, including those led by RSPB and RSPB's delivery in wider partnerships, particularly within priority landscapes. The role has an important external element, building positive relationships with key partners and stakeholders so that our collective policies and messages are understood and furthered.

Site Manager - South East - Woodland Trust

Logo: Woodland Trust

Salary: £28,000 - £32,000

The Site Manager will be responsible for managing the site alongside effective delivery of the project at Langley Vale Wood, which includes working with and managing contractors and volunteers, engaging with stakeholders, hosting events and development of visitor facilities. The Site Manager will work collaboratively, building effective relationships with internal teams, external partners, neighbours and interested parties, alongside managing a group of dedicated and passionate volunteers.

Field Officer - Northumberland County Council

Logo: Northumberland County Council

Permanent

37 hours per week

Northumberland County Council operates a huge range of services across one of the largest counties in the UK. Local Government’s ongoing challenges and the diversity of our residents means we have to work smarter. That’s why we want bold, creative and agile thinkers who can help us move forward and innovate. Northumberland County Council’s Countryside and Green Spaces Team currently operates three Field Teams which carry out practical management work on public rights of way and at Country Parks and other Green Spaces.

Assistant Project Manager (Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels) - Scottish Wildlife Trust

Logo: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Edinburgh
Full time
Fixed Term until 30 June 2022
£29,000 per annum
We’re currently looking for an experienced and inspirational conservation professional to help deliver the Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels - Developing Community Action project. This initiative is designed to stop the decline of Scotland’s core red squirrel populations of the Highlands, Grampian, Northern Tayside and Stirling and maintain healthy populations of the species across key landscapes in southern Scotland. In this role, you’ll support and mentor a team of 5 Conservation Officers and their staff to maintain and develop landscape-scale red squirrel protection networks of communities, individuals and landowners working together to manage grey squirrel populations to evolving regional strategies.