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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Project Assistant

Ecological Land Management Ltd

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

£15 000 to £19 999 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 tasks such as scrub clearance, pond creation and management, woodland management, access improvements, grassland management and translocation of protected species.


  • Closing Date: 07/08/2018
  • Location: Wrexham, North Wales
  • Posted: 20/07/2018
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Visitor Surveyors

Footprint Ecology

We are seeking to top-up our network of visitor surveyors, interviewing visitors to countryside sites.  We are especially seeking contractors to cover the north of England and Midlands. Our preference is for self-employed sub-contractors but we may consider employee status on a non-exclusive zero hours contract basis. We offer great day rates, and interesting work in locations such as country parks, heaths, coastal sites or nature reserves.


  • Delete Date: 17/08/2018
  • Location: North of England and Midlands
  • Posted: 20/07/2018
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Nature Conservation Ranger

Permanent

VR4 £23,358 - £24,303 per annum

James Leal Centre, Ray Park

Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure (Vision) is a registered charity that manages a range of leisure facilities and services on behalf of the London Borough of Redbridge. This includes a wide ranging program of work led by the Nature Conservation team within the Parks and Open Spaces division. We have a strategic role in working with local, regional and national stakeholders to develop and deliver improvements to natural habitats and increase biodiversity.


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: James Leal Centre, Ray Park
  • Posted: 18/07/2018
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Project Officer

Bury Knowle Park, Oxford

Salary £22,000 - £28,333 pa subject to experience

This post is full time and initially a two-year fixed term contract with the intention to continue the post subject to funding.

Are you an all-rounder who combines sound knowledge of freshwater ecology and citizen science with the ability to engage and communicate well with a wide range of people? Do you enjoy a varied role working part office based, part outdoors across Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire where you have autonomy in your day to day work but also the support and guidance of a friendly team of experienced colleagues? Do you have a can do, enthusiastic attitude and track record of making things happen on the ground?


  • Closing Date: 05/08/2018
  • Location: Bury Knowle Park, Oxford
  • Posted: 18/07/2018
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Nature Conservation Estate Workers

Green Mantle (Ecosophy) Limited

Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels

£16,150 pro rata; September 2018 - end March 2019. Possibly longer.

Exciting opportunities to gain invaluable experience of countryside management and discover extensive networking possibilities. Full-time staff required to join small dynamic team undertaking felling, coppicing, tree surgery, footpath maintenance, dewpond restoration, protected species mitigation and scrub clearance, mainly on SSSIs.


  • Closing Date: 10/08/2018
  • Location: Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels
  • Posted: 17/07/2018
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Ecology Data Specialist

Location: Cardiff (St Mellons), or Bangor (Maes Y Ffynnon)

Contract type: Fixed Term to March 2019

Work pattern: Full Time 37 Hours per week

Grade / Salary: 5 £28,497 - £32,090

As a member of an Operations Analysis and Reporting team(s), you will provide effective business ownership of NRW’s Water Framework Directive (WFD) ecology and River Habitat Survey (RHS) ecology data. The breadth of ecological data involved may be expanded in future. You will play a key role working with the Development and Innovation Programme and Subject Matter Experts to develop and enhance NRW’s ecology data management solution (KiECO).


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2018
  • Location: Cardiff (St Mellons), or Bangor (Maes Y Ffynnon)
  • Posted: 16/07/2018
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Environment Officer (x10)

Location:   Cardiff, Monmouth, Llandarcy, Crosshands or Haverfordwest (Please express preferred location/s in your application)

Contract type: Fixed Term Appointment for 34 weeks

Work pattern: Full time

Grade / Salary: 4 - £24,773 - £28,497

The purpose of this role is to deliver regulatory actions and contribute to work plans over several statutory work areas.


  • Closing Date: 25/07/2018
  • Location: Cardiff, Monmouth, Llandarcy, Crosshands or Haverfordwest
  • Posted: 16/07/2018
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Peatland Action Project Manager – Data Management

37 hours a week

Fixed Term Appointment 2 years from start date

Starting salary £38,016 per annum

Location: Any SNH office

Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has the lead responsibility for meeting the Scottish Government’s Climate Change Plan target for 20,000 hectares of peatland restoration each year. The main mechanism for achieving this is the Peatland Action project.


  • Closing Date: 30/07/2018
  • Location: Any SNH office
  • Posted: 13/07/2018
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Field Officer

Grade 10 £29,909 to £33,136 (37 hours p/w)

The post is initially for a period of 2 years, until 31st September 2020 with an opportunity for this to be extended dependent on future funding.

There is a new opportunity for a Field Officer to help deliver an ambitious EU LIFE funded peatland restoration project (Pennine PeatLIFE) in the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
The emphasis of the role will be on working with landowners, managers and contractors to deliver the project.


  • Closing Date: 31/07/2018
  • Location: North Pennines AONB
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Peatland Project Support Officer

Grade 9 £27,358 to £30,756 (37 hours p/w)

The post is initially for a period of 2 years, until 31st September 2020 with an opportunity for this to be extended dependent on future funding.

An opportunity has arisen for a Peatland Project Support Officer to work on the North Pennines AONB Partnership’s Peatland Programme team in a supportive role to the Field Officer. The post holder will need to be able to negotiate with landowners, keepers and agents access for restoration work, to survey and develop specifications for peatland restoration contracts and to supervise and manage peatland restoration contractors.


  • Closing Date: 31/07/2018
  • Location: North Pennines AONB
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Lead Ecological Surveyor – Reptile & GCN

Salary is dependant on experience

Start date: ASAP

Job Type: Full-time

Location: Buckinghamshire area / London

Ecosulis Ltd is looking to recruit Ecologists/Lead Surveyors to contribute to ecological projects, you will share our values, believing that people and nature can coexist and that innovation and collaboration get the best outcome.

You and your assistant will be required to travel locally to undertake GCN/reptile translocation and Ecological Clerk of Works.


  • Delete Date: 09/08/2018
  • Location: Buckinghamshire area / London
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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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: 06/08/2018
  • Location: Surrey, Hampshire and West Sussex
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Green Infrastructure Project Officer

Grade:  BAND G SCP 29 – SCP 33 £26,470 - £29,909 pro rata

Hours: 29.6hrs per Week

Location: County Hall, Usk which may change if the service needs to relocate

The post holder will be part of a multi-disciplinary award winning team, responsible for Green Infrastructure delivery to achieve wellbeing outcomes. You will help us deliver this approach helping formulate, develop and deliver Green Infrastructure action plans, projects and programmes. 


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: County Hall, Usk
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Data for Nature Volunteer Officer

Data for Nature Project at Sheffield and Rotherham Wildlife Trust

Data for Nature Project is an exciting new project funded for 18 months duration by The Heritage Lottery Fund.

We are looking for someone to lead the development of a trained volunteer network to collect ecological data across the Trust’s Nature Reserves.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Sheffield and Rotherham
  • Posted: 12/07/2018
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Development Planning Advisor 1 (x2)

Location: Bangor, North Wales, Mid Wales

Contract type: Permanent / 12 Months

Work pattern: 37 Hours a week Monday to Friday

Grade / Salary: 5 – £28,497 - £32,411

The post holder will be part of the Development Planning Advice Service team, to deliver timely co-ordinated advice which supports the ecosystem approach to the use of Wales’ natural resources.


  • Closing Date: 30/07/2018
  • Location: Bangor, North Wales, Mid Wales
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Land Management Team Member

Location: Bala

Contract type: Temporary 12 month post, with possibility of extension.

Work pattern: 74hrs over a fortnight plus standby duties once every 4-6 weeks.

Grade / Salary: 2 - £18,098 - £21,366

Be part of a small work group and provide an emergency response service for the Natural Resources Wales on an operational site and ensure work is delivered in a safe and environmentally sensitive way.    


  • Closing Date: 27/07/2018
  • Location: Bala
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Trainee Countryside Ranger

This is a fantastic 9-12 month training opportunity based at Occombe Farm, set in the beautiful countryside of South Devon. The placement gives the opportunity to work on a wide variety of sites and habitats, including SSSI calcareous grassland sites, the award winning Cockington Country Park, LNR Woodlands, and the stunning South West Coast Path. The main focus will be on delivering the practical countryside management programme; some of the key work areas include hedgelaying, fencing and woodland management in winter and coast path cutting, footpath maintenance in the summer.


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: Occombe Farm, South Devon
  • Role Type: Volunteer
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Senior Ecologist

Location: Grangemouth, Scotland

Duration: Full Time or Part Time, Permanent

Salary: £32,000 - £36,000

IKM Consulting Ltd is a multi-disciplinary consultancy providing a wide range of services across the UK and beyond with offices in Grangemouth and Glasgow. IKM’s main focus is to deliver solutions and manage risk within the infrastructure industrial and commercial sectors in the UK and overseas. IKM Consulting is proud of its close relationship with its clients and its portfolio of high profile projects. Due to our continued growth we are looking for a talented Senor Ecologist with a proven track record in ecology, nature, conservation and biodiversity.


  • Delete Date: 08/08/2018
  • Location: Grangemouth, Scotland
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Landscape Conservation Area Assistants (Part-time) x 4

Permanent contract

22.5 hours per week

£11,100 per annum rising to £11,400 per annum on completion of probation

As a member of the Landscape Conservation area team, the roles will assist the delivery of Landscape Conservation in the relevant area of Essex (South West, South East, North East, North West). Assisting on favourable status habitat and species management of EWT area landholdings/Visitor Centre sites and assisting the efficient and effective delivery of the Trust’s County conservation and people engagement objectives.


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: Essex
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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Landscape Conservation Area Managers - Essex

2 posts available: one NE Essex, one SW Essex

Permanent contract, 37.5 hours per week

£33,500 per annum rising to £34,000 pa on completion of probation

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity.  It has more than 37,000 members, manages and protects over 8,400 acres of land on 87 nature reserves and 2 nature parks and runs 11 visitor centres.  The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the People of Essex.  It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations. 


  • Closing Date: 03/08/2018
  • Location: Abbotts Hall Farm (NE) or Chafford Gorges (SW)
  • Posted: 11/07/2018
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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 with immediate start. 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: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Ideally West Midlands
  • Posted: 10/07/2018
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Senior / Principle Ecologist

James Blake Associates

Up to £40,000 depending on experience and qualifications

Advance your career within this fast growing, innovative, multi-disciplinary practice

James Blake Associates is an award winning, environmental practice with professionals in Arboriculture, Ecology, Landscape Architecture, Landscape Planning, and Land Adoption.  This job represents a unique opportunity to develop our fledgling department. JBA has attracted a platform of ecology work for some time to sit alongside our existing workload in Arboriculture and Landscape.


  • Delete Date: 07/08/2018
  • Location: Lavenham, Suffolk
  • Posted: 10/07/2018
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Biodiversity Officer Wales

Fixed Term Contract until 31 December 2019

Starting salary circa £20,000pa

The UK’s largest shooting and conservation association is seeking to recruit a Biodiversity Officer Wales.

This is a fixed term contract, externally funded by Natural Resources Wales (NRW), until 31 December 2019. It is an executive position in BASC established to demonstrate biodiversity gain achieved through shooting and conservation activity, as an integral element of the UK Biodiversity Action Plan.


  • Closing Date: 02/08/2018
  • Location: Home based / Wales
  • Posted: 10/07/2018
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Assistant Reserves Officer

£20,110 - £23,670 plus 7% pension

Full time (37.5 hours per week)  

This new role will help to protect local wildlife by carrying out practical nature reserve management across Herts and Middlesex.

Herts and Middlesex Wildlife Trust is a local charity supported by people who care about protecting wildlife. Our vision is of a Living Landscape, where we work with others to improve our towns and countryside for wildlife.


  • Closing Date: 24/07/2018
  • Location: St Albans
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
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Site Manager - Hertfordshire

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. We own and care for over 1,000 woodland sites across the United Kingdom and support the creation and management of woodland on others’ land.


  • Closing Date: 05/08/2018
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
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Countryside Warden - Exmoor

We are looking for a Countryside Warden to join our team at Exmoor to assist in the conservation work on one of the most beautiful parts of the South West. The day to day work will consist of a variety of duties - including maintenance of the site, and educating the public in some of the amazing ecological and historical aspects of the location.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Wimbleball Lake, near Dulverton
  • Posted: 09/07/2018
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Senior Ranger

The Senior Ranger is an important role in the operation of CairnGorm Mountain and the wider estate leading a unique Ranger Service working almost exclusively in mountain terrain within the Cairngorm National Park. The position offers enormous rewards with a large part of the role covering high ground so an aptitude for mountain travel on foot and ski will be desirable.  Some activity will be unaccompanied so you will need to be organised, self-reliant and follow our lone-working procedures.


  • Delete Date: 25/07/2018
  • Location: Cairngorms National Park, Scotland
  • Posted: 27/06/2018
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Ecologists of all levels

In response to our continued growth as a company, Darwin Ecology are recruiting for a number of roles at our Farnham, Surrey and Shaftesbury, Dorset offices. 

We’re looking for conservation minded ecologists to join our team and continue their career with us. 


  • Delete Date: 01/08/2018
  • Location: Farnham, Surrey, Shaftesbury and Dorset
  • Posted: 04/07/2018
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Partnership Officer

Location:  Based in Bexley, working across the boroughs of Bexley, Dartford, Gravesham and Sevenoaks.

Salary: £19,864 - £24,790 depending on level of experience

Employment basis:  Full time on an initial one-year contract which we hope to extend subject to funding.

We are recruiting a full time Partnership Officer to help deliver our wide range of countryside management and community projects. Part of a small and friendly team, you will be based in our office in Bexley and work across the boroughs of Bexley, Dartford, Gravesham and Sevenoaks. This is a varied job role which could include carrying out habitat surveys and writing site management plans, developing community gardens, river enhancements, leading our volunteer group to deliver practical countryside management and habitat restoration, writing funding bids, leading wellbeing sessions in green spaces and much more.


  • Closing Date: 27/07/2018
  • Location: Bexley
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Senior Ecologist

Full time, permanent role

In response to our continuing growth, 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 on projects and also work as part of a larger project team providing ecological advice across a range of sectors including renewables, infrastructure, minerals and large scale commercial developments. You will work closely with our clients, providing clear advice and robust documentation including ecological impact assessments, biodiversity management plans, mitigation, monitoring and protected species licences. Liaison with planning authorities, regulators and stakeholders is a key part of the role, which provides excellent opportunities to further develop your project management and problem solving skills. You will also supervise junior ecologists and sub-consultants and manage project budgets.


  • Closing Date: 31/07/2018
  • Location: Lower Stretton (near Warrington)
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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Garnock Connections Wildlife Recording Assistant

The successful candidate will assist in organising and delivering a series of wildlife recording training events, assist in developing an online recording system and support local biodiversity recorders. There will also be be the opportunity to take part in a range of other activities including practical ecological surveys and community engagement events. We are looking for an individual who has good communication skills with an ability to engage with a range of different audiences.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Renfrewshire
  • Role Type: Apprentice
  • Posted: 03/07/2018
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AONB Landscape Planning Officer

Salary:  £36,153 - £39,961 per annum

37 Hours per week

Permanent

The Cannock Chase AONB Partnership brings together local authorities, statutory agencies, non-government organisations and the local community to conserve and enhance this stunning part of Staffordshire.

We are looking for a dynamic and experienced landscape planning officer to drive forward the Partnership’s activities. As a landscape expert, you will lead work to conserve and enhance the area through input to planning policy and development management, monitoring the condition of the landscape and developing projects to actively manage the natural and cultural heritage.


  • Closing Date: 22/07/2018
  • Location: Cannock Chase AONB
  • Posted: 28/06/2018
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Biologist

Biologist with the River Dee Trust (RDT), based on Deeside (Aberdeenshire), who will be responsible for the research and monitoring programmes carried out by the Trust. The post is a challenging and significant one as it will be helping to inform the management of one of Scotland’s major rivers. This will include monitoring fish populations, analysing data to inform restoration programmes and communicating the information to stakeholders. The salary is commensurate with experience and with annual review thereafter.


  • Closing Date: 23/07/2018
  • Location: Deeside, Aberdeenshire
  • Posted: 28/06/2018
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Senior Ranger

The Senior Ranger is an important role in the operation of CairnGorm Mountain and the wider estate leading a unique Ranger Service working almost exclusively in mountain terrain within the Cairngorm National Park. The position offers enormous rewards with a large part of the role covering high ground so an aptitude for mountain travel on foot and ski will be desirable.  Some activity will be unaccompanied so you will need to be organised, self-reliant and follow our lone-working procedures.


  • Delete Date: 25/07/2018
  • Location: Cairngorms National Park, Scotland
  • Posted: 27/06/2018
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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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