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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Summer Bat Surveyors

Looking to gain work experience in ecology for your CV? Or are you an experienced bat surveyor with availability? Are you available during evenings/early mornings this summer?

Due to a busier than expected survey season, we are recruiting for bat surveyors to help us fulfil our bat survey schedule during August and September 2019!

You will need to be available for dusk and dawn bat survey work and be based in Hampshire or the adjoining counties.

  • Delete Date: 14/08/2019
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Conservation Project Operative

Ecological Land Management Ltd

2 Posts - 1 Permanent, 1 Temp (Currently 3 months but may be extended for the right candidate)

£17, 000 to £20, 000 pa, 45 hours/wk

Wrexham, North Wales

ELM is a continually expanding company working in the field of countryside management and wildlife protection.  Either working independently or as part of a team you will be carrying out scrub clearance, pond management, woodland management, access improvements, grassland management and installation of wildlife fencing.

  • Closing Date: 02/08/2019
  • Location: Wrexham, North Wales
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Data & Information Officer

The Mammal Society

Location: Falmer, East Sussex

Salary: £22,036 pa

Hours: Full-time

We’re looking for a highly motivated, independent, and dynamic member of staff, with an interest in British mammals and a desire to promote evidence-based conservation. The job would ideally suit a bright graduate or post-graduate of Ecology, Conservation, or Biological Sciences.  

  • Delete Date: 14/08/2019
  • Location: Falmer, East Sussex
  • Posted: 17/07/2019
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Ecological Sciences Botanist

Fixed Term Contract (8 August - 27 September 2019)

Salary £17,172 per annum 


The work undertaken by The James Hutton Group is right at the top of the global agenda tackling problems such as the impact of climate change and threats to food and water security. We have a vacancy for a botanist to work on recording vegetation and habitat condition across a range of habitats, arable to moorland, and across much of Scotland. This work will take place from 5 August to 27 September.

  • Closing Date: 28/07/2019
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Posted: 16/07/2019
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Nature Reserves Assistant - Butterfly Banks

Salary: £21,256 - 22,269

Location: Centre for Wildlife Gardening, 28 Marsden Road, London, SE15 4EE (with time to be spent at project sites delivering work)

Full time, fixed term contract

Do you love London's wildlife and want to help ensure it flourishes in the future? London Wildlife Trust is recruiting a Nature Reserves Assistant to join the team. Brilliant Butterfly Banks is an ambitious, innovative new two-year project funded by players of People’s Postcode Lottery through the Postcode Dream Trust.

  • Closing Date: 08/08/2019
  • Location: Centre for Wildlife Gardening, London
  • Posted: 15/07/2019
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£19,928 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 28/02/20)

Bethesda, Gwynedd

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: 01/08/2019
  • Location: Bethesda, Gwynedd
  • Posted: 12/07/2019
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Countryside Surveyor

Salary £22,000 per annum

Based in our agricultural office at Pond Farm, Wisley Common, the core role of the two Countryside Surveyors is to monitor our sites to observe a site specific set of ecological and management features and feedback records to ensure compliance with management plans plus statutory and contractual obligations.

  • Closing Date: 05/08/2019
  • Location: Pond Farm, Wisley Common
  • Posted: 12/07/2019
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£32,256 and increasing to £36,288

Midlands area

Do you want to work for a company that prides itself on the flexibility, safety and health & wellbeing of its employees?

Does providing ecological expertise to the North West & Central (NW&C) team motivate you? If so, then the below could be for you.

We are looking for two Ecologists to join our Works Delivery team based, one based in Northampton and one in Wolverhampton. 

  • Closing Date: 23/07/2019
  • Location: Midlands
  • Posted: 10/07/2019
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Seasonal Field Officers

Amphibian and Reptile Conservation is looking to recruit two Seasonal Field Officers for our winter reserves management team based in Surrey.  This 7 month contract involves conservation management work on our nature reserves throughout Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex and possibly occasionally further afield.  Chainsaw qualification is essential as is a willingness to work hard outdoors in all weathers.  Hours of work – Monday to Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.  Salary £15,918 pro rata.

  • Closing Date: 29/07/2019
  • Location: Surrey, Hampshire
  • Posted: 09/07/2019
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Conservation Adviser – Landscape Ecology

Salary £28,000 - £30,000

This role can be based at home or out of our Grantham office.

The Woodland Trust is the UK’s leading woodland conservation charity. We want to see a UK rich in native woods and trees, for people and wildlife. The Trust aims to engage and inspire people about woods and trees to help us meet our vision of creating, restoring and protecting woodland.

  • Closing Date: 04/08/2019
  • Location: Home / Grantham
  • Posted: 08/07/2019
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Sevenoaks Greensand Commons Project Apprentice

Salary: £7,523.80 The national apprenticeship salary applies for the first 12 months of the role, thereafter the age-related national minimum wage will be paid

We are seeking to recruit a Sevenoaks Greensand Commons Project Apprentice on an 18 month fixed term contract to assist in the seasonal work activities required to fulfil the projects remit, in particular supporting the Conservation and Access Officer with restoring lowland heathland and improving access across the commons within the project.

The Sevenoaks Greensand Commons project is a 4 year funded project with Sevenoaks District Council, Kent Wildlife Trust, The Heritage Lottery fund and a wealth of other partners, who all share a common goal in helping to restore the commons for people and wildlife.

  • Closing Date: 21/07/2019
  • Location: Sevenoaks, Kent
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 05/07/2019
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2 x Assistant Peatland Restoration Project Officers

Full time but part-time/job-share considered - 2 year fixed term contract until September 2021


We are looking for two Assistant Restoration Project Officers for the Marches Mosses BogLIFE project (LIFE15 NAT/UK/000786)​.  This exciting peatland restoration project is restoring Britain’s 3rd largest lowland raised bog within the Fenn’s, Whixall & Bettisfield Mosses National Nature Reserve near Whitchurch, Shropshire and Wrexham in Wales.  

You will have a crucial role in restoring the bog by supporting the Project team in helping to set up and supervise restoration works on site working closely with contractors and the estate team. 

  • Closing Date: 23/07/2019
  • Location: Whixall, North Shropshire
  • Posted: 05/07/2019
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Conservation Scientist

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

Hours: Full time

Contract: 28 months

We are looking for a social scientist to work on a new Darwin Initiative-funded project in support of our Gola Rainforest conservation programme in Sierra Leone.

This person will work with university and in-country project partners to design, test and refine survey protocols for use in local languages, train local staff in data collection protocols, lead on management of a programme of focus groups and social surveys to collect qualitative data, analyse quantitative and qualitative data and write up results for the scientific literature and communicate results to audiences using multiple fora and media.

  • Delete Date: 07/08/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 03/07/2019
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Conservation Operative

Salary: £16,000-18,000 pa

Location: North West England

Conservation Contracts North West is a professional environmental contracting and consulting firm, specialising in habitat management and countryside access across all aspects of environmentally & ecologically sensitive projects across the North West of England.

As part of our business growth we are looking to appoint a Conservation Operative to strengthen our experienced team.

  • Delete Date: 24/07/2019
  • Location: North West England
  • Posted: 26/06/2019
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Conservation Project Supervisor

Salary: £18,000- £20,000 pa

Location: North West of England

Conservation Contracts North West is a professional environmental contracting and consulting service specialising in habitat management on all aspects of sensitive projects across the North West of England. We provide an integrated and comprehensive service for local authorities, government agencies, commercial clients, community groups, utility companies and land owners, working in partnership to improve our environment.

  • Delete Date: 24/07/2019
  • Location: North West of England
  • Posted: 26/06/2019
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