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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Ecologist / Assistant Ecologist

Red Kite Network Limited is a friendly and dynamic landscape architecture, ecology and green space consultancy based in the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, Shropshire. We work throughout the UK and our diverse client base includes local authorities, national and regional developers, blue chip companies, community groups and individual private clients and property owners.

We provide a range of integrated landscape and ecology services including: site assessments/surveys; protected species surveys; masterplanning to detailed design; project management and contract administration.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2018
  • Location: Shropshire
  • Posted: 18/06/2018
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Environment & Biodiversity Specialist

Competitive Salary + Benefits / Based in Havant

We take seriously our responsibility to protect and preserve our environment and are looking for someone to both manage and further develop our current biodiversity plan within the business.

The role will suit someone with a passion for biodiversity with an excellent track record in working with stakeholders at all levels both inside and outside of the business. Excellent communication and influencing skills will be a necessity whilst working at all times in line with our values of Excellence, Respect and Integrity.


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2018
  • Location: Havant
  • Posted: 18/06/2018
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Natural Networks Officer x 2

Starting salary £22,000

Do you want to help us create and restore wildlife-rich habitats in Worcestershire? As part of our ambitious Natural Networks partnership we are looking for two people with the skills to deliver habitat surveys and management advice as well as to build links with partner organisations, community groups and key stakeholders. With more than £1m already secured for Natural Networks sites you’ll be in prime position to find the opportunities and help guide the projects that deliver wildlife gains for the county.


  • Closing Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Lower Smite Farm
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Naturally Social Officer

Pay is £24,000 per year pro rata (equating to £14,400 per annum).

This is initially a 9 month contract.

Normal working hours are 9am to 5pm, Wednesday to Friday each week (with 30 a minute meal break). Equating to a 22 ½ hour working week.

Naturally Social is a project that aims to address individuals social isolation through engagement with nature. We are seeking a dedicated, conscientious person to oversee the delivery of this unique project. Developing and providing engagement opportunities for members of the community as they seek to find social connections through group activities in the natural world.


  • Closing Date: 05/07/2018
  • Location: Durham Wildlife Trusts Rainton Meadows and Low Barns Offices
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Executive Director of Conservation

Excellent remuneration package                                                                     

The UK’s largest shooting and conservation association is seeking to recruit an Executive Director of Conservation to be based at BASC’s Head Office at Marford Mill, Rossett.

The successful candidate will be a member of BASC’s Executive Team and have a seat on the association’s governing Council. The role will provide inspirational leadership and direction to both the conservation department and across BASC, to achieve the conservation vision and strategy of the Association.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised, driven and solution-oriented self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced, member-focused ‘campaign’ environment.


  • Closing Date: 08/08/2018
  • Location: Marford Mill, Rossett
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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ERCCIS Development Officer

Full time Contract until 31 March 2019 - 37.5 hours per week

Based at HQ, Allet, Truro

Salary £24,500 per annum

The Environmental Records Centre for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly (ERCCIS) is looking to appoint a Development Officer. The post will lead on an exciting development phase for ERCCIS and the Wildlife Information Service (WIS) overseeing the unification of the ERCCIS and Online Recording Kernow & Scilly (ORKS) websites as well as delivering changes, via Drupal and Indicia, that enables ERCCIS to deliver data searches of species and habitat data within this website.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: HQ, Allet, Truro
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Area Ranger

£24,121 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Hope Valley

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: 03/07/2018
  • Location: Hope Valley
  • Posted: 15/06/2018
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Seasonal Field Ecologist

(Part-Time, Temporary)

Crestwood Environmental Ltd. are looking for two motivated seasonal Field Ecologists to undertake a Reptile and Great Crested Newt translocation in Surrey. This role is a temporary position, lasting between 3 -4 months, on a shared rotational basis, approximately 5 days per week (to include weekends), 4 -5 hrs per day.


  • Closing Date: 06/07/2018
  • Location: Surrey
  • Posted: 14/06/2018
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Seasonal Field Ecologist

(Temporary, Part-Time)

Crestwood Environmental Ltd. are looking for a Seasonal Field Ecologist to undertake a Great Crested Newt translocation in Pershore, Worcestershire starting at the end of July 2018 (dates TBC). This is a temporary position for 60 consecutive days (including weekends/bank holidays) for c.1 hour per day (before 11am). The role involves checking bucket traps and collecting/transporting Great Crested Newts to the on-site receptor area.


  • Closing Date: 06/07/2018
  • Location: Pershore, Worcestershire
  • Posted: 14/06/2018
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Assistant Ranger

£9,898 pa

Fixed Term p/t (22.5 hrs pw for 6 months)

East Dean

Rangers have been a part of the National Trust since the beginning, our place in the organisations future means that we need to think long term about how we look after our special places. As part of the wider Ranger team, we need you to think about our impact on the environment, and find better ways to do things.


  • Closing Date: 27/06/2018
  • Location: East Dean
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Reserve Manager

WWT Martin Mere

£28,775 per annum

It’s a really exciting time at the Martin Mere Wetland Centre, with ambitious plans to improve the wetland habitats at one of the best known nature reserves in the UK. The reserve carries SSSI, SPA and RAMSAR site designations and as a result, we are seeking a hardworking, experienced and enthusiastic individual to manage and enhance the biodiversity of the reserve and work with partner organisations during this exciting period and beyond.


  • Closing Date: 03/07/2018
  • Location: WWT Martin Mere
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Wetland Ecologist

£24,728 per annum

Full time role on a fixed term contract for one year, based in Taunton. 

Somerset Wildlife Trust is seeking an exceptional individual for this exciting role to plan, coordinate and carry out a study of the wetland and aquatic ecological networks on the Somerset Levels and Moors using European eels (Anguilla anguilla) as a focal species.


  • Closing Date: 16/07/2018
  • Location: Taunton
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Senior Trails Ranger

Salary Details: £23,111 to £25,463

Job Term: Full Time Appointment

Type: Permanent

Hours: 37

Location: Tissington

The Peak District National Park is home to some of the United Kingdom’s most iconic and scenic trails, from the spectacular post-industrial Monsal Trail to the wild and inspirational High Peak and Tissington Trails.


  • Closing Date: 26/06/2018
  • Location: Tissington
  • Posted: 13/06/2018
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Skomer Wardens

Salary: £17,000 pro rata

Hours: 25 hours per week for each part time role, on an annualised contract with peak summer hours of up to 48 per week

Location: From the beginning of March to the end of November the posts will be resident on Skomer Island. From December to February inclusive the post can be based in the Welsh Wildlife Centre (Cilgerran) or Parc Slip (Tondu) offices, or the winter work base can be negotiated as remote working is possible for much of the winter.

We are seeking two energetic and experienced candidates to work together in part-time roles as wardens of our internationally important seabird site, Skomer Island.


  • Closing Date: 15/07/2018
  • Location: Skomer Island
  • Posted: 12/06/2018
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Landscaper

Job Type: Full-time

Start Date: ASAP

We are seeking to employ a Landscaper / Field Worker to assist with our landscaping and habitat creation team in Uxbridge and the Aylesbury area. Working alongside a team of landscapers, you will be required to undertake a variety of work including tree planting, grassland seeding, aquatic planting, ecological mitigation work, grassland and woodland maintenance, fencing, vegetation clearance and wetland management.


  • Delete Date: 09/07/2018
  • Location: Uxbridge and Aylesbury
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Ecologist / Assistant 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 are seeking an Ecologist or Assistant Ecologist to join our dynamic team based at our offices in Barkway, Hertfordshire. The role will be to assist senior staff in the day to day running of our projects, both in the field and in the office.


  • Closing Date: 22/06/2018
  • Location: Barkway, Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Environment Officer – Waste Regulation Team

Location: Buckley

Contract type: FTA 31 March 2019

Work pattern: 37 hours

Grade / Salary: 4 - £24,528-£28,215 (grade 5 if already and EO B)

The role of an environment officer includes planned and reactive work across a number of statutory work programmes covering water, waste and agriculture, as well as provision of information to a wide range of internal and external customers.


  • Closing Date: 28/06/2018
  • Location: Buckley
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Upper Wensum Cluster Farmland Biodiversity Advisor

Salary: £25,000 to £30,000 full time equivalent per annum, based on experience

Contract: Initially this role has funding for a Two Year Fixed Term Contract ending mid 2020

Working Hrs: 4 days per week (with flexibility to work full time, up to 40 hrs per week based on project requirements)

We are a group of 15 landowners managing 6000ha within the nationally important Wensum Valley who are working together to adopt and improve the Upper Wensum Valley utilising a landscape-scale approach to habitats and wildlife. Working closely with farmers and Natural England, the Advisor will provide science-based practical advice on farmland wildlife and conservation in the Wensum Valley. In particular, you will deliver advice on the provision of landscape scale habitat for our two core themes; biodiversity and water.


  • Closing Date: 30/06/2018
  • Location: Pensthorpe Natural Park, Fakenham, Norfolk
  • Posted: 11/06/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw for 12 months)

Seaton

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: 24/06/2018
  • Location: Seaton
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Project Assistant (Wild Watch)

Grade: 5: £18,870 - £20,541 pro rata

Hours: 22.5 per week

Fixed Term contract 23/07/18 to 14/09/18

We have been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to support an innovative three-year nature conservation programme called The Wild Watch. The project is designed to collect and analyse data on species of conservation concern, engage new volunteers in wildlife citizen science programmes and an outreach programme to enthuse the general public and encourage them to get involved.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Patelely Bridge
  • Posted: 08/06/2018
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Project Officer (Scotland)

Part Time: 15 hrs per week   

Salary: £9,500 per annum

Location: Home-based in Scotland

The postholder will support the provision of services for our members across Scotland by working closely with staff based at our Head Office in Winchester, as well as our volunteer Scottish Section Committee, Scottish Policy Review Group and Vice President (Scotland). This will include the organisation of an annual conference and assisting with our Professional Development Programme, policy engagement, student outreach and membership promotion.


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Home-based in Scotland
  • Posted: 07/06/2018
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Curator (Vertebrate Zoology)

Salary: £25,034

Hours: 37.00

Location: World Museum, Liverpool

The post holder will be based in the Vertebrate Zoology section of World Museum (WM) (Collections & Estates Division) and will initially be managed by the Director of WM. The successful candidate will make a significant contribution to the delivery of venue, collection, research, engagement and environmental justice programmes.


  • Closing Date: 04/07/2018
  • Location: World Museum, Liverpool
  • Posted: 07/06/2018
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Biodiversity Projects Officer

Salary Range: £23,866 - £26,470 per annum

Work Location: Speedwell House, Speedwell Street, Oxford

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: Temporary - one year fixed term

Are you an ecologist who loves analysing data? Would you like to help us carry out data analysis projects for a wide range of clients? Would you like to join the small team of ecologists and information specialists who run Thames Valley Environmental Records Centre (TVERC)?


  • Closing Date: 08/07/2018
  • Location: Speedwell House, Speedwell Street, Oxford
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Countryside Ranger

Hart District Council is pleased to announce that it is looking for 2 highly motivated, outgoing, Countryside Rangers to work as part of its Countryside Team, based at Fleet Pond SSSI in rural north Hampshire. The Hart District area covers part of the Thames Basin Heaths SPA and the Forest of Eversley Heritage area, including various SSSI’s, commons and open spaces that encompass the assorted heaths, woodlands and wetland habitats around the District. The Service has three Green Flag Award sites.


  • Delete Date: 04/07/2018
  • Location: Fleet, North Hampshire
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Volunteer Trainee Nature Reserve Warden

Based at Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve

Salary Range: This is an unpaid voluntary role however, travel expenses and a tailored training programme will be provided.

Are you looking for experience in the environment sector as a Nature Reserve Warden? We are looking for three people to help us with the general and practical management of a number of West Kent nature reserves, whilst gaining experience working with and leading volunteer tasks, working with stock graziers and Trust livestock, carrying out surveys and monitoring and gaining certificates for various practical skills such as brushcutter and chainsaw.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Sevenoaks Wildlife Reserve
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Natural Prospects Traineeships

£9,000 bursary + £1,000 training budget

Paid - Full Time - Fixed Term Contract

Do you love wildlife and working outdoors? Are you practical and want to learn new skills? Thinking about a career in wildlife conservation? The Wildlife Trust for Birmingham and the Black Country will be providing a series of one-year practical conservation training placements to highly motivated individuals with a keen interest in wildlife and conservation.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Birmingham, Walsall and Wolverhampton
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 06/06/2018
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Broads Warden Carlton Marshes

Salary: (£22,000 p.a.) 4 year Fixed Term Contract

Location: Brooke House

Suffolk Wildlife Trust is the leading conservation organisation in Suffolk, committed to achieving the best outcomes for biodiversity on its reserves. The Broads Warden is a key member of the Carlton Marshes team and will support the Broads Sites Manager to achieve the successful delivery of conservation management on all Trust reserves in the Suffolk Broads.


  • Closing Date: 29/06/2018
  • Location: Brooke House
  • Posted: 04/06/2018
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Ranger

£19,349 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Pwllheli

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: 21/06/2018
  • Location: Pwllheli
  • Posted: 01/06/2018
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Summer Field Assistant (2-8 weeks)

Taylor Wildlife

Are you looking to gain work experience within an environmental consultancy?  We are offering short contracts assisting our ecology team in upland Scotland this summer. 


  • Delete Date: 27/06/2018
  • Location: Upland Scotland
  • Posted: 30/05/2018
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Lead Ranger

£27,191 pa

Permanent f/t (37.5 hrs pw)

Stafford

Rangers play an important at the National Trust, and through thinking about the long term help us look after our special places forever, for everyone. You will be leading the Ranger team at an exciting time and will be pivotal in driving forward both great conservation and an outstanding experience for visitors in our outdoor spaces.


  • Closing Date: 19/06/2018
  • Location: Stafford
  • Posted: 30/05/2018
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East Wight Woodland Apprenticeship

Within salary Level A; Apprenticeship minimum wage (£3.70 hourly rate); full-time 35 hours per week; up to 18 month contract; based at Branstone Farm, Arreton, Isle of Wight. 4 posts.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust is the leading local nature conservation charity. We seek to increase people’s involvement in their local environment and in turn create better conditions for wildlife on land and in the sea.

The East Wight Woodland Apprentices will help on the practical delivery of the Trust’s Woodland Apprentices Project funded by the Down to the Coast initiative.


  • Closing Date: 24/06/2018
  • Location: Branstone Farm, Arreton, Isle of Wight
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 25/05/2018
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Commons & Greens Support Officer

Salary: £21,074 - £23,111 (Plus £585 Outer Fringe Allowance)

Working hours: Full Time is preferred however Part Time applications of at least 21 hours per week will be considered.

Contract Type: Fixed Term contract for 18 months with potential to be made permanent.

We are looking for a talented individual to help us to maintain and enhance our already wonderful Commons and Green Spaces. Harpenden is fortunate to have a variety of outdoor spaces with many exciting habitats. This role will play a key part in managing these spaces and getting more local people to understand and enjoy them.


  • Closing Date: 25/06/2018
  • Location: Harpenden
  • Posted: 25/05/2018
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Foreman and General Workers

Immediate Start

Knighton Countryside Management Ltd is based at Piddlehinton, Dorchester & undertakes a range of ecological & environmental contracting. We have opportunities for Foremen and General Site Operatives for fencing, vegetation clearance, & ecological contracting, to work on jobs across southern England and Wales.


  • Delete Date: 21/06/2018
  • Location: Piddlehinton, Dorchester
  • Posted: 24/05/2018
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