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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Site Manager

Field Studies Council

Predominantly based at FSC Orielton, Pembrokeshire  Contract Term – Permanent

The Site Manager will be responsible for the management of buildings and land at FSC Orielton, FSC Dale Fort and FSC Margam and so will be required to spend time on site at all three locations as required in order to fulfil the needs of the role. They will be responsible for sustainable management and ecological conservation as well as presentation, visitor access and health & safety.


  • Closing Date: 14/03/2019
  • Location: FSC Orielton, Pembrokeshire
  • Posted: 21/02/2019
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Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project Survey Assistant

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

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

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


  • Closing Date: 11/03/2019
  • Location: Exeter
  • Posted: 20/02/2019
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Senior/Principal Ecologist

Permanent contract

Ecology Solutions is a leading consultancy specialising in ecology planning solutions and offering an extensive range of expertise, providing services to numerous and diverse high-profile clients within both the public and private sectors. We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Senior/Principal Ecologist wanting to further their career within Ecology Solutions’ new and dynamic office in central Manchester.


  • Closing Date: 08/03/2019
  • Location: Manchester
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Graduate Ecologist

E3 Ecology Ltd

An excellent opportunity is available for a motivated, organised graduate ecologist within a forward thinking, busy consultancy practice. This seasonal position will provide a really good grounding in ecological consultancy. The company is based in a spacious new office set within the Northumbrian countryside. Joining a well-established and friendly team, the right candidate will get a wide range of field and consultancy based experience.


  • Closing Date: 02/03/2019
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Conservation Officer, Planning

£25,000 fte per annum,

c30 hours per week, some flexibility upwards potentially negotiable

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


  • Closing Date: 15/03/2019
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 19/02/2019
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Woodland Birds Monitoring Assistant

Location: Mid Wales, Machynlleth area Salary starting at: £16,504 - £17,880 per annum Hours: Full time Contract: 4 months

These are important habitats for woodland birds, bryophytes, lichens and bats. The project will be removing invasive non-native and introducing grazing management. Surveying woodland birds is reliant on locating and identifying all calling and singing birds.


  • Closing Date: 13/03/2019
  • Location: Mid Wales, Machynlleth area
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Senior Research Assistant

Location: Mid Wales, Machynlleth area Salary starting at: £19,602 - £21,236 per annum Hours: Full time Contract: 5 months

Part of the Celtic rainforest project, a LIFE funded project that is restoring protected upland oak woods of European importance for nature conservation over 7 years. This project will assess the effectiveness of habitat restoration for improving woodland birds, woodland structure and lower plants.


  • Closing Date: 13/03/2019
  • Location: Mid Wales, Machynlleth area
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Ecologist/Ecological Consultant - Inverness

To support our growing portfolio of clients across the highlands and islands, we are seeking to appoint an experienced Ecologist or Ecological Consultant to join our team in Inverness.

This role would suit an established ecologist who is seeking to develop their career and wants to work in some of the most spectacular and remotest parts of Scotland, studying some of our rarest species. 


  • Closing Date: 18/03/2019
  • Location: Inverness
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Reserve Managers

Permanent roles £21,100 p.a.

37 hours per week

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


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

(Salary – 19,000-21,000 depending on skills and experience)

We require two seasonal bird surveyors to be based in Scotland.

Applicants will be birders and will ideally have carried out bird surveys such as Vantage Points, Breeding Bird Survey and Raptor Surveys. It is however far more important to display a sound knowledge of birds both by sight and call as training in survey methods will be given.

The ideal candidate will also be willing to carry out bat surveys and mammal surveys as required.


  • Closing Date: 08/03/2019
  • Location: Scotland
  • Posted: 18/02/2019
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Assistant Ecologist

Envirotech NW Ltd currently has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Ecologist. You will be based in South Cumbria between the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Park. You will be involved in a varied portfolio of ecology work covering a range of habitats and Protected Species Surveys including bats, badgers, otters, amphibians, barn owls and White-clawed Crayfish. 

Envirotech provides ecological and land based consultancy services across both the public and private sector. We have a wide variety of different project types throughout the UK.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: South Cumbria
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Ranger

19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Woodbridge

Would you like to live on an island as part of your job? This is an extremely rare opportunity to live on Orford Ness as part of your role as the resident Ranger. The voice of our landscapes, conservation champions and lovers of all things outdoors, you’ll help to keep the British countryside and coast wonderful. Working in some of the nation’s most stunning places and spaces, come rain or shine, your love of the outdoors will inspire others as you strive to ensure that landscapes are beautifully presented and continue to take our visitors’ breath away.


  • Closing Date: 10/03/2019
  • Location: Woodbridge, Suffolk
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Project Officer - Flows to the Future Project

Location: Forsinard Flows, Highland

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

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until 30 Sept 2019

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


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

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

This is a fixed term contract for 9 months

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


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

Location: West Sussex

Full time, Permanent

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


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

Salary: £26,342 per annum

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

Based: College Lake Nature Reserve near Tring

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


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

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

Permanent, Full Time

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


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

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

£21,826 - £22,975 pro rata

This is a fixed term 7 month contract

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


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

Location: Middleton Lakes

Salary: £22,073 - £23,912

Hours: Full time

Contract: Permanent

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

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


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

EcoNorth delivers dynamic and challenging ecology consultancy across the UK and Ireland. 

We are looking for an experienced, licenced Bat Ecologist to join the team. Specifically, we are interested in hearing from those with a relevant degree, a minimum two years commercial ecological consultancy experience, a passion for bats and at least one years experience as an Ecological Clerk of Work.


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: Northumberland
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Casual Bat Surveyor

Midland Ecology is looking to expand its team of bat surveyors to assist on dusk and dawn surveys from the beginning of May. Entry level position, full training provided.

You will ideally be located in the West Midlands as most of our work is within 60 minutes of our Sutton Coldfield office.

You must be available (and willing) to work antisocial hours including dawn surveys, which start 2 hours before sunrise.


  • Closing Date: 25/03/2019
  • Location: West Midlands
  • Posted: 15/02/2019
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Ecologists and Senior Ecologists

Due to increasing workloads and ambitious growth plans, SLR is seeking Ecologists in Sheffield/Leeds/Shrewsbury/Worcester, as well as Senior Ecologists in Sheffield/Leeds.

Ecologists will undertake a wide variety of field survey work and related ecological assessments across a diverse range of projects. Senior Ecologists will add management of ecological projects, business development and mentoring more junior consultants to these field and reporting based activities


  • Delete Date: 14/03/2019
  • Location: Shrewsbury, Sheffield, Leeds and Worcester
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Assistant Ecologist

Salary: £17,826 plus 5% pension

Devon Wildlife Trust is a successful and dynamic charity with a commercial arm, which includes Devon Wildlife Consultants (DWC). DWC are looking for two Assistant Ecologists with a positive outlook to join our friendly and close-knit team. We have two posts available; one is a full-time permanent post and the other is a part-time (2 to 3 days per week) seasonal role.

This is an excellent opportunity to get your foot in the door with an experienced consultancy and kick start your career in ecological consultancy!


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Devon
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Ecological Contractor

(Part-time fixed term with a possibility of full time post / extension)

Salary £20,500 PA pro rata

Bristol

Exciting opportunity to deliver ecological mitigation protects and to gain a broad range of experience within an ecological consultancy. Practical tasks may include sensitive vegetation clearance; habitat creation and enhancement for protected species and habitats; installing wildlife fencing; planting native trees, shrubs and plants; installing new artificial badger setts, otter holts, bird and bat boxes etc; management and maintenance of tools and equipment.


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Bristol
  • Posted: 14/02/2019
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Ecologist

Full time, permanent role

Over the last decade, Avian Ecology has earned a reputation for professional excellence, delivering consultancy services to the highest of standards on projects of all scales across the UK. Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse and challenging.

The successful candidate will provide support for our on-going work. Duties will include fieldwork, data management and report writing, and there will be opportunities to develop field skills, project management and client liaison in a busy consultancy environment.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Lower Stretton (near Warrington)
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Seasonal Ecologist

The role will be initially on a six month contract.

Our clients are from both the public and private sectors and our project portfolio is diverse and challenging.

We are a team of friendly, enthusiastic and passionate ecologists and we offer a strong remuneration package in a vibrant and flexible working environment. We are committed to attracting and retaining the highest calibre of personnel and providing them with an opportunity to flourish in an environment where excellence, progression and development is encouraged, supported and rewarded.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Lower Stretton (near Warrington)
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Senior Ecologist

Full time, permanent role

In response to our continuing success, Avian Ecology is looking for an experienced ecologist to join our skilled team, based in our Lower Stretton (near Warrington) office.

As a Senior Ecologist you will lead your own projects and also work as part of larger teams providing ecological advice across a range of sectors including renewables, infrastructure, minerals and large scale commercial developments.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Lower Stretton (near Warrington)
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Nature Reserves Assistant

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

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

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


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: York
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Plant Operator/Senior plant Operator

Five Rivers is a forward-thinking company, and we offer a vast amount of experience in environmental consulting and management works. Within the operations team we have both permanent staff and subcontractors. You will be joining a staff of 30 covering all areas of the UK, with a direct focus on delivering major environmental improvement projects. You will be responsible for the delivery of projects under the direct management of our site foreman and managers.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Woodford valley, Wiltshire
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Site Technician/Senior Site Technician

Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd is a specialist environmental contracting company with a head office located in the Woodford valley, Wiltshire. Founded in 1994, we have over 25 years of experience dedicated to nature conservation and habitat creation, restoration and management, particularly on environmentally sensitive and challenging sites. Due to our continuous and rapid growth we have an exciting opportunity available.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Woodford valley, Wiltshire
  • Posted: 13/02/2019
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Colne Valley Rivers and Wetlands Officer

£24,444 - £27,783 plus 7% pension

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

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is the leading local charity working to create a Living Landscape rich in wildlife, for everyone. We’re looking for someone to make the wetlands of the Colne Valley a better place for wildlife and to prevent water voles from becoming extinct. 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.”


  • Closing Date: 05/03/2019
  • Location: St Albans, Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 12/02/2019
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HQ Manager

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

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

Pay: Pro-rata £20, 000

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


  • Closing Date: 24/02/2019
  • Location: Poole Harbour
  • Posted: 11/02/2019
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Seasonal Field Surveyors

Salary: Commensurate with experience Location: Warwickshire (home-based considered)

Hours: Full time/part time/flexible – all options considered

Position type: Fixed term April-Sept (a start in May will be considered)

We are recruiting for junior roles this year!

As we’re approaching the 2019 survey season, we are looking to recruit at least one full-time Seasonal Field Surveyor. Ideally this fixed term contract would be full-time and cover the months April-September, but we will also consider contracts starting in May and reduced hours or job sharing.


  • Closing Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Warwickshire (home-based considered)
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Biodiversity Ranger

Permanent, full-time

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

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


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

Location: Aviemore

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

Hours: Full Time

Contract: Until 31 December 2023

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


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Aviemore
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Monitoring Officer - Cairngorms Connect

Location: Glenmore / Strathspey

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

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until December 2023

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


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

Location: Aviemore

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

Hours: Full time

Contract: Until December 2023

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


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

Status: Full-time, permanent

Salary: £23,862.50 pa

Location: covers Bedfordshire

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


  • Closing Date: 10/03/2019
  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 08/02/2019
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Invasive Species Officer

The position is for a six-month fixed term contract, starting Mar/April 2019, with an annual salary equivalent of £20,000 per annum.

The work will include helping to develop and maintain a volunteer network for controlling invasive species, including training, organising, leading and motivating volunteers. Various means of communications will be involved to liaise with volunteers, raise awareness and report on progress. The post holder will also carry out the control work and project reporting.


  • Closing Date: 25/02/2019
  • Location: Mill of Dinnet, Aboyne, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 07/02/2019
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Head of Polyhalite Projects

North York Moors National Park Authority

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

Helmsley

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


  • Closing Date: 04/03/2019
  • Location: Helmsley, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 06/02/2019
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Osprey Project Assistant x 2

Duration: 3 months, 1st July –30th Sept 2019

Working Hours: Full-time (40 hours per week) including weekend, early morning and evening hours.

Pay: Pro-rata £17, 000

Birds of Poole Harbour was founded in 2013 with three key objectives in place; to educate and promote bird conservation, preservation and observation in and around the Poole Harbour area. An exceptional opportunity for a keen conservationist to get experience on a landmark Osprey translocation project in Poole Harbour. The role will include husbandry and monitoring of translocated chicks pre and post release.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Poole Harbour
  • Posted: 01/02/2019
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Grounds Operative - Ecology

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

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


  • Closing Date: 26/02/2019
  • Location: Southampton, Hampshire
  • Posted: 31/01/2019
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Countryside and Conservation Team Manager, Newport City Council

  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Newport
  • Posted: 30/01/2019
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Seasonal Fieldworkers/subcontractors

Fixed term - initially 3 months, potentially extended to 6)

Salaries/hourly rate for each position is negotiable and based on experience.

Bowland Ecology are looking for seasonal field workers/subcontractors for the 2019 survey season (approximately April to September) to assist with and/or lead protected species surveys including great created newts and bats.


  • Delete Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Clitheroe, Lancashire
  • Posted: 25/01/2019
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Seasonal Ecologist

MAB Environment and Ecology Ltd

Fixed term: mid April to mid October 2019

Role: Full time- 40 hours a week

Location: Thirsk, North Yorkshire

Salary: £15,800 per annum.

We are looking for someone to join our busy ecology consultancy. Projects we are working on are generally based in Yorkshire.  Will need to work four evenings a week undertaking bat surveys.   


  • Closing Date: 22/02/2019
  • Location: Thirsk, North Yorkshire
  • Posted: 23/01/2019
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Summer Field Surveyors

Each year, ECOSA relies on a pool of skilled surveyors to help deliver our busy project schedule.

We are looking to fill a variety of roles this summer, such as assisting us with dusk and dawn bat survey work, and ongoing projects requiring survey work, translocation and mitigation installation for a variety of protected species including reptiles, great crested newt and hazel dormouse. Project work is generally based around our offices in Hampshire and Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties.


  • Delete Date: 01/03/2019
  • Location: Hampshire and Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties
  • Posted: 18/01/2019
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Senior Ecological Consultant

Location:     Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton

Salary:        Competitive 

Contract:     Permanent

Our Ecology business comprises a highly skilled team focused on providing ecological services to a wide range of clients, particularly developers, utility companies and the renewable energy and rural industries and as a result of our continued success, we require a Senior Ecological Consultant with the energy and drive to manage ecological consultancy and mitigation works in a fast moving, client focused commercial environment.


  • Closing Date: 28/02/2019
  • Location: Oxfordshire and Wolverhampton
  • Posted: 17/01/2019
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