CJS Online: Ecology

 

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


Ecology vacancies: roles covering ecology, biodiversity, mitigation, consultancy roles e.g. Ecological Clerk of Works and advice provision also fieldwork such as bat surveys and EIA.


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Consultancy Manager

Salary: £43,000 pa

Contract type: Permanent / Full time

Location: Nottingham, NG1 1EA

Interested? Find out more... As a commercial subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, we have the conservation and restoration of nature at our heart. When delivering our clients’ projects and objectives, we look for biodiversity net-gain wherever possible and through our ecology, land management and arboriculture services we deliver innovative solutions to benefit habitats and species.


  • Delete Date: 13/12/2019
  • Location: Nottingham, NG1 1EA
  • Posted: 15/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Newcastle

£26-33.5K & benefits

BSG Ecology was established in 1997, and is one of the largest independent ecological practices in the UK with a nationwide permanent staff of fifty, over six offices.

This is a great opportunity to join our experienced, friendly and innovative Newcastle team, and one of the largest independent ecological consultancies in the UK. You will have the chance to become involved in a variety of interesting, complex and high-profile projects for a wide-range of clients, and to develop your skills in all aspects of consultancy work through mentoring, a structured review process and training programme.


  • Closing Date: 02/12/2019
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Posted: 14/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Salary: c£34,500 - depending on skills and experience (paid pro rata for part time)

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time or Part time

Location: The Old Ragged School, Brook Street, Nottingham, NG1 1EA

We are a close-knit, friendly and supportive team, with a relaxed office atmosphere. The majority of our projects are within an hour of our office, and as such over-night stays are typically infrequent. We are seeking an individual with the relevant level of consultancy experience and associated protected species licences.

Join our team and help to deliver our growth strategy.


  • Delete Date: 11/12/2019
  • Location: Nottingham, NG1 1EA
  • Posted: 13/11/2019
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Consultant Ecologist

Salary: Up to £24,774pa (pro-rata for part-time) - depending on skills and experience

Contract type: Permanent / Working hours: Full time or Part time

Location:  Nottingham, NG1 1EA

We have an opportunity to join our friendly team, based at our listed offices in the heart of the creative quarter in Nottingham.

As a commercial subsidiary of Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, we see conservation as a core value. When delivering our clients’ projects and objectives, we look for biodiversity net-gain wherever possible and deliver innovative solutions.


  • Delete Date: 11/12/2019
  • Location: Nottingham, NG1 1EA
  • Posted: 13/11/2019
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Head of Conservation

Salary: £40,655 - £42,944 per annum

Hours: Full time Permanent - 37.5hrs per week

Based: Devizes SN10 1NJ

This is an exciting opportunity to join of one of the UK’s leading environmental charities. Your appointment as Head of Conservation will be an opportunity to let your vision and leadership shine, as you take responsibility for the development and delivery of the Trust’s conservation objectives. In addition, as a member of the Senior Leadership Team you will share collective responsibility for the day to day management of the Trust as a whole.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2019
  • Location: Devizes SN10 1NJ
  • Posted: 13/11/2019
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Conservation Officer (Environmental Land Management Schemes)

Grade 10 £30,507 to £33,799

An opportunity has arisen for a Conservation Officer to co-ordinate the delivery of a DEFRA-funded ‘Tests and Trials’ project which aims to lay the foundations for a new Environmental Land Management system which supports Nature Recovery and other Ecosystem Services in the North Pennines. The Test will involve working collaboratively with farmers and land managers in the co-design of simple land management plans, rooted in the AONB Management Plan.


  • Delete Date: 11/12/2019
  • Location: Stanhope
  • Posted: 13/11/2019
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Environmental Scientist

Part-time, 22.5 hours per week

£31,180 pro rata inclusive of allowances

Based Birmingham

At the Canal & River Trust, we believe life is better by water. Set up in 2012 to care for historic waterways across England and Wales, we aim to bring wellbeing benefits to millions by transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people can spend time and feel better.

These historic, natural and cultural assets form part of the nation’s strategic and local green infrastructure network, linking urban and rural communities as well as habitats. And your role will be to help us implement the Environmental Management System that protects and improves them.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Posted: 23/10/2019
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Head of Land Management

Full time role

Salary Range: Up to £43,000

Based Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent

Kent Wildlife Trust is seeking a Head of Land Management to take proactive, strategic, management responsibility for the management of its estates team, its Nature Reserves and the land that it manages for third parties.

This is an extremely exciting opportunity for someone with a proven commitment to conservation to make a real difference to the conservation of our wildlife heritage in Kent.


  • Closing Date: 09/12/2019
  • Location: Tyland Barn, Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 08/11/2019
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Seasonal Wardens for West Berkshire

Salary: £11.53 per hour (FTE £20,987 per annum)

Based at: Estovers, Greenham Common, Newbury

2 Wardens: 26 week fixed term contract (10 February to 10 August 2020)

Working hours: 30 hours per week for first 2 weeks and the last week, then an average of 25 hours per week including early mornings, evenings and weekends, worked on a rota system.

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 05/12/2019
  • Location: Estovers, Greenham Common, Newbury
  • Posted: 08/11/2019
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Land Management Officer

The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4HA

£22,500 - £25,000 per annum pro rata (depending on experience)

15 - 22.5 hours per week, 0.4 - 0.6 FTE. (Flexible working patterns can be arranged.)

Fixed Term Contract to 31.12.2022

Are you passionate and knowledgeable about wildlife conservation? Do you have experience of delivering successful land management projects? Do you have great communication and customer service skills? If so, we would like to hear from you, and for you to play key role in a small team to create more, bigger, and better connected habitats across the Central Chilterns.


  • Closing Date: 27/11/2019
  • Location: The Lodge, 90 Station Road, Chinnor, OX39 4HA
  • Posted: 08/11/2019
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Conservation Scientist - Natural Climate Solutions

Location: The Lodge / Cambridge (David Attenborough Building)
Salary: £25,643 to £27,585 per annum. Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.
Hours: Full Time Contract: 14 month Fixed Term contract

Climate change and biodiversity loss are affecting people and nature and land management will be key to ameliorating the effects of both. RSPB is seeking a talented conservation scientist with good GIS and analytical skills to join projects examining the spatial conservation and climate change mitigation consequences of land management and restoration in the UK and Europe.


  • Closing Date: 11/12/2019
  • Location: Cambridge or Sandy
  • Posted: 07/11/2019
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Assistant Park Manager

Circa £22,000 depending on experience

Dalkeith Country Park has been enjoyed by visitors for 120 years and its woodlands, riverside trails, cycle tracks and events calendar are valued by visitors from near and far. The Park includes Fort Douglas which is an exciting adventure play park for visitors of all ages, while the stable yard houses Restoration Yard, a unique venture comprising a retail store, coffee bar, restaurant, foodhall and wellness space.

In this role you will be responsible for ensuring the Park grounds and infrastructure are maintained to the highest standards.


  • Closing Date: 21/11/2019
  • Location: Dalkeith, Edinburgh
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Ecologist

Salary: £27,905 - £31,371 (Band 7)

Experienced Ecologist required to provide specialist advice to planning officers, developers and to the public throughout all stages of the development management and strategic planning process.You will provide advice to Planning Officers and developers, review planning applications and assist with policy development, working with colleagues across the Planning Service to secure the best outcomes for nature in contexts varying from small housing schemes to the working and restoration of large mineral sites. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team that is working to conserve and enhance nature across England’s most northerly county, from intertidal habitats and coastal bird populations to upland meadows, heaths and blanket bogs.


  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Health, Safety and Environment Advisor

Location: North Wales Office

Salary: £25,643 to £27,585 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Permanent

We are seeking a committed, outgoing and enthusiastic individual to support our health, safety and environmental management systems across RSPB Cymru. The role will involve advising staff and volunteers on health and safety matters across the full range of our operations in the region, which includes nature reserves, membership recruitment, research projects, shops, catering outlets and offices (including our Wales HQ in Cardiff).


  • Closing Date: 20/11/2019
  • Location: North Wales Office
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist (bats, birds – SE England)

Woking, Surrey

Starting December 2019

Permanent, with three-month probationary period

Salary £30,000 +

CGO Ecology is a consultancy with a small team of staff, and a wide network of subcontractors and associates. We need a skilled and licensed bat ecologist, with proven experience obtaining bat EPS mitigation licences, to join our Dorset team. Good ornithological skills and a range of other ecological expertise would be a bonus.

The position is home-based, ideally in Surrey or Berkshire, but other parts of Southeast England considered.


  • Delete Date: 04/12/2019
  • Location: Home-based, ideally in Surrey or Berkshire
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Senior Ranger

£21,500 to £23,500 depending on experience

Immediate start - Permanent position.

Based at Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve

This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Ranger to join our dynamic team. Based at the Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve and Countryside Attraction with all the fantastic facilities and activities it has to offer, the purpose of the role will be twofold: to manage the daily requirements of the central hub of the site throughout the busy summer period, ensuring a great experience for our visitors.


  • Closing Date: 16/12/2019
  • Location: Stanwick Lakes Nature Reserve
  • Posted: 06/11/2019
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Ecologist

£30,921 pa inclusive of allowances

Fixed-term contract for 24 months

Based Birmingham with regular travel across the West Midlands

Here at the Canal & River Trust, we know life’s better by the water. We also know that conservation, sustainable development and enhancement of the natural environment are key to our success in maintaining the inland waterway work and ensuring our waterways are fit for modern-day use. As an ecologist, working as part of our Environment Team, you will therefore be providing the advice and expertise we need to achieve our strategic vision, now and in the future.


  • Closing Date: 26/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham / West Midlands
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Conservation Placements

The Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has opportunities available at Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (Doncaster), Stirley Community Farm (Huddersfield) and York Head Office

You will receive benefits including a bursary of £250 per month, a £480 training budget and a £500 completion bonus.

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. We are looking for 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: 02/12/2019
  • Location: Potteric Carr Nature Reserve (Doncaster), Stirley Community Farm (Huddersfield) and York Head Office
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Environmental Conservation Apprentice

Salary: £163.13 - £307.88 pw

Duration: 18 months (37.5 hours pw)

Apprenticeship level: Advanced

Locations: Gibside, Clents Hill, Exmoor, West Yorkshire, Calke Abbey, Saltram, Langdale and Dartmoor

You will be working as part of the Ranger team locally delivering our ambitions for the Natural Environment. No previous experience or related knowledge is required.

The broad purpose of the occupation is to create a safe environment where the public can enjoy our environments and surrounding land and buildings, whilst protecting the environment, and creating habitats for species to thrive.


  • Closing Date: 18/11/2019
  • Location: Gibside, Clents Hill, Exmoor, West Yorkshire, Calke Abbey, Saltram, Langdale and Dartmoor
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 04/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Location: Glasgow

Role: Full Time

Salary: Dependent on experience

Neo Environmental are seeking to recruit a suitably qualified Senior Ecologist to be based in Glasgow and work on a broad variety of projects. The position will offer the right individual the opportunity to work for a well-established and growing environmental consultancy.

The successful candidate will work on projects including large energy developments, residential and mixed-use schemes, infrastructure, aggregates and commercial projects.


  • Delete Date: 29/11/2019
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Practical Land Management Officer

35 hour week (occasional evenings and weekends), full-time, 8% employer contribution stakeholder pension, 4% employee contribution. 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.  

Location: Lower Smite Farm, Hindlip near Worcester, but the post holder will be expected to travel to sites around Worcestershire. 

Are you passionate about wildlife conservation? We are looking for a confident, pro-active individual to join our Reserves Team. By recruiting and leading a team of up to four trainees you will be an integral part of the practical delivery of conservation work across 75+ nature reserves covering nearly 1200 hectares of unimproved grassland, ancient woodlands, heathlands and wetlands in Worcestershire.


  • Closing Date: 20/11/2019
  • Location: Lower Smite Farm, Smite Hill, Hindlip, Worcester
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Ecologist

£30,921 pa inclusive of allowances

Fixed-term contract for 24 months

Based Birmingham with regular travel across the West Midlands

Here at the Canal & River Trust, we know life’s better by the water. We also know that conservation, sustainable development and enhancement of the natural environment are key to our success in maintaining the inland waterway work and ensuring our waterways are fit for modern-day use. As an ecologist, working as part of our Environment Team, you will therefore be providing the advice and expertise we need to achieve our strategic vision, now and in the future.


  • Closing Date: 26/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham / West Midlands
  • Posted: 01/11/2019
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Senior Ecologist (Bats, Birds)

Starting December 2019

Permanent, with three-month probationary period

Salary £30,000 +

The position is home-based (Dorset/Hants area), and mainly involves travelling to jobs across this area and the Southeast, sometimes further, and with overnight stays where necessary. You would coordinate and conduct surveys and mitigation for bats (PRAs, nocturnal surveys, static detectors, transects), Breeding Bird Surveys, Winter Bird Surveys, Phase 1 habitat/PEAs, and surveys for reptiles, GCN, riparian mammals, and other protected species.


  • Delete Date: 28/11/2019
  • Location: Dorset/Hants area
  • Posted: 31/10/2019
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Development Planning Advisor (1)

Location: Aberystwyth

Grade & Salary: 4 - £25,076

Type of contract: Permanent

Work pattern: Full time

Role Purpose: The post holder will assess development proposals for potential environmental impacts across the breadth of NRW interests. They will respond to Local Development Plan and development casework consultations across several Local Planning Authority areas.


  • Closing Date: 19/11/2019
  • Location: Aberystwyth
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Senior Ecologist

As well as competitive pay, Bowland Ecology offers standard benefits including a 37.5 hour working week, 20 days annual leave (increasing by one day each year, up to 10 years), pension scheme, training and paid professional subscriptions.

Bowland Ecology is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Senior Ecologist. The successful candidate will be a hands-on project managing individual with a comprehensive knowledge of wildlife regulation, best practice survey methodologies and mitigation techniques.


  • Closing Date: 29/11/2019
  • Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Ranger

(£21,467 - £24,047 per annum, dependent upon experience)

The post of Ranger forms a key role within Nene Park Trust’s Park Management Team, who are responsible for the day-to-day management of one of the most well-visited parks in the country with exciting ambitions for the future.

The post will help carry out Ranger duties within the Park to ensure it is well-managed and maintained, conserving its important heritage and ensuring it provides a welcoming environment for Park visitors.


  • Closing Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Peterborough
  • Posted: 30/10/2019
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Biodiversity Projects Officer

Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire

£26,999 - £31,371 per annum Plus Benefits

Three Rivers District is an attractive mixture of town and countryside, situated in south west Hertfordshire, where the protection and enhancement of trees, woodlands and the landscape have a high priority. The Council is responsible for managing a number of key open spaces across the district, including six Local Nature Reserves including Croxley Common Moor SSSI. An exciting opportunity has arisen in our Community and Environmental Services team for a Biodiversity Projects Officer.


  • Delete Date: 26/11/2019
  • Location: Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 29/10/2019
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Environment Officer

Location: Buckley

Grade & Salary: £29,243.00 rising to £32,411.00 over four years

Type of contract: Fixed Term Contract until 20 November 2020

Work pattern: Full time, 37 hours

The post holder will play a defined role to achieve sustainable management of natural resources SMNR through the delivery of the multi-functional team remit at place.

Post holders will contribute specific technical expertise to the team in at least one area of work.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Buckley
  • Posted: 29/10/2019
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Area Warden (Medway Wetlands)

Kent Wildlife Trust is the leading wildlife charity for Kent and Medway, supported by its members and staffed by committed professionals. Nature is in trouble and it needs our help. Kent Wildlife Trust has a plan to aid nature’s recovery and we encourage people to join us to make a difference.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven individual to join our team. As the Area Warden for the Medway Wetlands, you will be responsible for the day to day management of a range of important and varied conservation sites, including Peters Pit SAC, Holborough Marshes, Wouldham Common and Culand Pits.


  • Closing Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: Maidstone, Kent
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Site Supervisor

£20,000-£24,000 pa

Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset

Are you passionate and committed about working outdoors, enjoy a wide variety of work as well as leading and developing people’s skills?

If you aspire to work for a company that values its staff and prides itself on high standards of workmanship and training opportunities, then this could be the right opportunity for you.


  • Delete Date: 25/11/2019
  • Location: Weston-Super-Mare, North Somerset
  • Posted: 28/10/2019
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Foreman, Chainsaw Operators & Fencers

Immediate Start

Salary is dependent on experience

Knighton Countryside Management Ltd is based at Piddlehinton, Dorchester & undertakes a range of ecological & environmental contracting. We have opportunities for suitably qualified Foreman, Chainsaw Operators and Fencers for fencing, vegetation clearance, & ecological contracting, to work on jobs in Dorset and across southern England/Wales.


  • Delete Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: Dorset and across southern England/Wales
  • Posted: 25/10/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Salary Range: up to £36K DOE

Do you want to work for an award winning environmental consultancy whose ethos encapsulates the promotion and encouragement of sustainable and ethical environmental concepts and solutions that benefit all? A company where your contribution is valued and where your ingenuity is actively encouraged and rewarded? A Certified B Corporation that is not afraid to stand up for what it believes to be right?

We are looking for an experienced and licenced Senior Ecologist to join our Cotswolds team based in the beautiful market town of Cirencester.


  • Delete Date: 21/11/2019
  • Location: Cirencester
  • Posted: 24/10/2019
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Principal Research Officer, Wetland Science

HQ, Slimbridge, and travel to field sites

22.5 Hours per week

Fixed term maternity cover

£29,351 per annum pro rata

The Conservation Evidence Department is seeking an experienced Wetland Scientist to lead WWT’s research into the multiple benefits of Natural Flood Management (NFM). You will be a motivated and adaptable individual able to support a small team of field researchers and volunteers.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: HQ, Slimbridge, and travel to field sites
  • Posted: 23/10/2019
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Swindon Reserves Manager

Salary: £26,408

Hours: Full time permanent – 37.5 hrs/week (Monday – Sunday contract)

Based: The Whitworth Building, Blakehill Farm nature reserve

Wiltshire Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Reserves Manager to join the Trust’s Conservation team. This is an exciting and rare opportunity to take on a key position that will assume responsibility for a suite of Wiltshire Wildlife Trust’s (WWT) nature reserves and some public open spaces in Swindon, ensuring that they meet their environmental, social and financial objectives.


  • Closing Date: 22/11/2019
  • Location: The Whitworth Building, Blakehill Farm Nature Reserve
  • Posted: 23/10/2019
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Environmental Scientist

Part-time, 22.5 hours per week

£31,180 pro rata inclusive of allowances

Based Birmingham

At the Canal & River Trust, we believe life is better by water. Set up in 2012 to care for historic waterways across England and Wales, we aim to bring wellbeing benefits to millions by transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people can spend time and feel better.

These historic, natural and cultural assets form part of the nation’s strategic and local green infrastructure network, linking urban and rural communities as well as habitats. And your role will be to help us implement the Environmental Management System that protects and improves them.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Posted: 23/10/2019
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Conservation Projects Officer

Full Time: 37.5hrs per week

Location: Northampton

Salary: £24,000 - £24,500 per annum

The Conservation Projects Officer (CPO) will assist with the production of up to date management plans for nature reserves, project co-ordination for work on nature reserves and in the wider countryside, and surveying and management advice to owners and managers of Local Wildlife Sites.


  • Closing Date: 17/11/2019
  • Location: Northampton
  • Posted: 22/10/2019
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Senior Conservation Planner

Location: Cardiff or Bangor

Salary starting at: £29,507 to £34,425 per annum

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

The Senior Conservation Planner will lead our engagement with development planning, environmental management frameworks and casework in Wales, seeking to ensure they are fit for the purpose of tackling the twin crises of biodiversity loss and climate change.


  • Closing Date: 15/11/2019
  • Location: Cardiff or Bangor
  • Posted: 07/10/2019
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