CJS Online: Environmental and Outdoor Education

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Environmental and Outdoor Education vacancies: interpretation, field work tutors, public engagement, adventure activities instructors also higher and further education roles.


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Warden - Pagham and Medmerry - RSPB

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Is your career in conservation at a point where you’re ready to lead on habitat management across hundreds of hectares of wet grassland, saltmarsh, shingle and farmland for the benefit of nature? Do you feel the pull of the coast and wetlands each morning? This may be just the role for you. We are now recruiting two wardens to lead on our Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve and Medmerry Reserve respectively as part of our Eastern Solent reserves team.

Location: Pagham Harbour Local Nature Reserve

Salary: £25,280.00 - £28,045.00 pa

Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week, some weekend working will be required

Contract: Permanent

Field Officer - Beach-Nesting Birds - RSPB

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Location: Strumpshaw Fen, Norwich

Salary: £18,250.00 - £20,246.00 pa, pro rata

Hours: Full-Time

Contract: for 4 months from 18th April 2022 to 18th August 2022

This is an opportunity to work with volunteers and locals, along the stunning east Norfolk and north Suffolk coastline protecting beach-nesting birds! Successful candidates will spend the summer breeding season undertaking practical conservation work and species monitoring, alongside public engagement.

Ranger - National Trust

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Kingston Lacy, Dorset

Salary £20,721 – Permanent – 37.5 hours per week
With your endless passion for our work, you’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone.

Volunteer and Community Officer - Severn Gorge Countryside Trust

Salary: £18-21K pro rata plus generous pension and benefits.

22.5 Hours - Permanent (subject to 6 months probation)

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person, with experience of working with volunteers and communities regarding countryside management and events to join our small team. This role will be to lead our established volunteer group in helping manage 270 hectares of countryside and open space, and organising and leading community events, working closely with our Finance Officer and Company Secretary

Assistant Ranger x12 - National Trust

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Farne Islands, Northumberland

Salary £18,298 – Various Contracts – 37.5 hours per week

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.

The Farnes are an amazing group of Islands, located off the stunning Northumberland Coast.

Conservation and Volunteering Officer - Cheshire Wildlife Trust

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Our Dee Estuary / Caru Aber Dyfrdwy
Salary: £23 - £27,000 pa (depending on experience) plus pension.
Package: Full time, fixed term contract for period of 36 months.

This rewarding new role, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, will lead the successful delivery of conservation and volunteering activities to target audiences across the Dee Estuary working with partners, local communities and volunteers.

Research & Engagement Manager - SongBird Survival

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Full time, 37.5 hours with flexible working

£28,000 - £30,000

Remote/home working with occasional travel and visits to SBS office

We are working in partnership with SongBird Survival (SBS), the only UK charity dedicated solely to the welfare of songbirds. Their aim is to improve, protect and preserve the population of song (and other small bird populations) in the UK, for the benefit of the public and for nature in its widest sense.

Cairngorms Connect Community Learning Officer - RSPB

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We are looking for a passionate and self-motivated educator to develop and deliver a programme of activities to connect young people to nature and habitat restoration topics.

Location: Abernethy

Salary: £22,986.00 - £25,500.00 Pro Rata

Are you a self-motivated individual with a passion for connecting young people with nature? Can you communicate complex topics in an engaging way? Then this role could be for you!

Through this role, you will further develop the education programme in the Cairngorms Connect partnership and be proactive in leading this.

Visitor Experience Officer - Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust

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Caerlaverock Wetland Centre

37.5 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 to include some weekends and bank holidays

£24,044 per annum

Caerlaverock is a stunning nature reserve situated on the north Solway coast.  We are looking for someone to join our team to help raise the profile of this special, wildlife-rich nature reserve, welcome more visitors and improve on their experience.

As our Visitor Experience Officer you will raise the profile and promote the WWT nature reserve at Caerlaverock.

Farmed Salmon Campaign Manager - Salmon & Trout Conservation

Logo: Salmon & Trout Conservation

Location: Work from home, with travel to meetings as required.

Contract: Full time post, 3-year contract

Salary: £32k pa, depending on experience

We are looking for a bright and experienced individual, a self-starter, who is passionate about improving wild fish populations and aquatic habitats, to join our campaigning team in a new phase of our work to rein in the damaging impacts of salmon farming.

Communication and Events Assistant - RSPB

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Location: Lochwinnoch

Salary: £18,100.00 - £20,080.00 Pro Rata

Hours: Part-Time / Duration: Until September 2022

The Garnock Connections Landscape Partnership is a National Lottery Heritage Fund backed programme of integrated projects.

As Garnock Connections enters the final phase of delivery we are looking to recruit two Communications and Events Assistants to work within the Garnock Connections team. These roles will involve helping to engage the local community with the varied outputs and accomplishments of the Garnock Connections programme, helping them connect with the impressive cultural and natural heritage of the area.

Dartmoor Headwaters Officer (Natural Flood Management) - Dartmoor National Park Authority

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Grade 5: £27,741 - £32,234 per annum

Full time 37 hours per week / 5 year fixed-term contract

The climate and nature crises require comprehensive, bold solutions and urgent action in order to reverse the accelerating decline that nature and society now faces. In response, Dartmoor National Park Authority (DNPA) has recently launched an ambitious new nature enhancement strategy based around the restoration of natural processes at a catchment scale.

DNPA and the EA are looking for someone to work as part of a growing team, to build on previous project successes and deliver extensive range of natural flood management (NFM) measures over the next five years as part of the Dartmoor Headwaters team.

Senior Adviser - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in UK

Salary: £32,400 - £35,944

Contract: Permanent, Part Time (4 days per week)

The RSPB and idverde work in a number of partnerships nationally to deliver biodiversity enhancements across the contracts in London, the Midlands, northern England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Nature Reserve Warden - Thames Water

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We have a great opportunity at our Kempton Nature Reserve (Feltham) for a Nature Reserve Warden, you will manage the site with regard to biodiversity, public access, community involvement and education enhancements, whilst engaging and promoting the achievements of the Nature Reserve within the Company, regulators, stakeholders and interest groups. One day a week you will work from our Mogden (Isleworth, West London), depot.

Nature Activity Worker - ELHAP


Contract: Fixed term for 12 months (with possibility of extension if funding received)

Hours: 14 hours per week / 2 days per week, including regular Saturdays

Salary: £25,000 per annum pro rata

Would you like to work in a magical ancient orchard woodland at an amazing local charity? We have an exciting opportunity of creating a nature focused activity plan for this unique and wildlife rich site. This is a nature conservation role, with a focus on activity, to deliver educational and practical delivery outcomes. This is a crucial role as it will take us from offering informal nature sessions to developing an established, sustained Nature Play programme with clear outcomes. The Nature Activity Worker will design innovative projects to enhance the emotional and physical wellbeing of children and young people with disabilities and diverse care and support needs.

Head of Climate Change & Carbon Reduction - North York Moors National Park Authority

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Salary of £39,880 - £42,821 per annum


Helmsley, York

As the Head of Climate Change & Carbon Reduction, you will direct the efforts of the National Park in taking strides towards a more sustainable future with the aim of achieving carbon negativity by 2040. To assist us in creating environmentally positive changes to our organisation, you will lead the practical and technical delivery of climate change action and mitigation, including overseeing the work of our Woodland and Peat restoration teams. You will develop a range of activities that provide support and guidance on reducing CO2e emissions in the National Park.

Seasonal Ranger - Hopetoun House

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£9.50 per hour

30 hours per week

Fixed Term for 6 Months: 4th April – 2nd October 2022

Hopetoun House, South Queensferry

The successful candidate will support the Permanent Ranger in all aspects of work including but not limited to: developing and delivering a variety of ranger-led guided walks and activities, educational workshops, and large-scale public events. Duties also include undertaking general grounds care tasks, patrolling, welcoming visitors, conducting biological monitoring including data handling, leading volunteers, and developing and delivering activities for youth groups.

Seasonal Warden, SAMM (Strategic Access Management and Monitoring) Project, Thames Basin Heaths, Special Protection Area (SPA) - Natural England

Job type: Fixed term appointment 7th March – 6th September 2022

Location: Flexible, but must be able to travel to the Thames Basin Heaths Special Protection Area on a daily basis

Starting salary: £22,418

Hours: Full time: 37 hours per week, with some weekends/early mornings & evenings (part time options available)

Do you like being outside and enjoy engaging people with nature? Are you looking for a great opportunity? We have 6 vacancies starting March 2022. Based at Heather Farm near Woking.

Operations Manager - Andover Trees United

The Charity is now seeking to recruit a full-time Operations Manager to coordinate the many different aspects of the charity’s work, from overseeing the volunteer teams and conservation tasks in our 10-year-old wood (planted by 10000 local children) to the delivery of funded arts-and-nature projects and the charity’s strategic development plans. This post is funded for 5-year’s commencing March 1st with a 6-month probationary period.

Learning and Visitor Assistant x 2 - RSPB

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Location: Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay nature reserve

Salary: £18,100.00 - £20,080.00 Pro Rata

Contract: 8 month fixed term

Hours: 15 hours per week . One position working Mondays and Thursdays and the other position working Tuesday and Wednesday.

The Learning & Visitor Assistant roles offers a great opportunity to connect school children with nature through the delivery of formal education sessions at one of the RSPB’s premier visitor haven sites. Leighton Moss and Morecambe Bay nature reserve is a busy year-round destination for keen birdwatchers, nature-loving families and those who simply enjoy being immersed in the great outdoors.

Conservation Management System Consultant - Exegesis SDM Ltd

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£32,000 - £42,000 depending on skills and experience. 37.5 hour week (part-time arrangements are possible)

Exegesis Spatial Data Management is a GIS and software consultancy with an impressive portfolio of mapping and database applications used in the environmental and conservation sectors. One of these applications is the ‘Conservation Management System’ (CMSi), a comprehensive, map-based solution for the planning and management of protected areas. CMSi is used to manage thousands of protected sites in the UK and overseas, by organisations including Natural England, Wildlife Trusts, and several important conservation clients in Europe and Africa.

Wild Spaces Manager - Butterfly Conservation

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Hours: Full time (37 hours per week)/ Contract: Permanent post

Salary: Range from £33,757 to £39,120

Location: Flexible, based at home or at one of BC’s offices around the UK, regular travel around the UK will be required

Do you want to play a crucial role in a leading UK conservation charity working to protect butterflies, moths and our environment? Butterfly Conservation has just entered an exciting new phase of its evolution by launching a bold and extremely ambitious plan to transform our conservation and research work and we would love you to join us on this journey.

Learning Officer - RSPB

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Location: Dearne Valley – Old Moor

Salary: £22,986 - £25,500 pro rata

This is a fantastic opportunity to inspire a generation of children at RSPB Old Moor in the Dearne Valley. Connecting children to nature through environmental education is a core part of the work and we're looking for an educator to join our team.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

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Gunby Hall

Salary £18,298 per annum pro rata – Permanent contract – 22.5 hours per week

We are looking for an Assistant Ranger to join our team at Gunby Hall.

The Gunby estate is expansive, as is our vision for the future. The Hall, gardens and wider estate each have dedicated teams where one day you are greeted by the House and Collections Officer in the music room and, the next, observing gardeners at their craft along the herbaceous borders in the grounds. It’s all thirsty work, making the quaint tearoom in the courtyard a favourite cosy space for visitors, staff & volunteers to intermingle.

Evenlode Catchment Partnership Project Officer - Wild Oxfordshire

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Wild Oxfordshire, 28 hours per week, 3 year contract, Salary: £30,600 FTE

Are you an ecologist or environmental professional with experience of practical nature conservation and a flair for innovative engagement with a wide range of audiences?

Would you like to work with the Evenlode Catchment Partnership in the exciting new pilot for the Thames Water Smarter Catchment Initiative?

Project Manager (Environmental) - National Trust

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Plymouth City

Plymouth City Council, National Trust and partners are looking for an ambitious and energetic Project Manager to lead and develop a ground-breaking community initiative: Plymouth and South Devon Community Forest

Are you passionate about the role trees can play in tackling climate change and improving health and well-being? Do you have the skills to galvanise local communities, partners and landowners to create the green spaces of the future? Do you want to make a difference in delivering a flagship environmental project?

Farm Manager - The Warriner School

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The salary for this post is Grade 10, Point 28 to Point 30, with a starting salary of £32,234.

If you are seeking a life in the country with easy access to Oxford, London and Birmingham, The Warriner School is the ideal location for you. We are situated in the North Oxfordshire village of Bloxham, only a five minute drive from the historic market town of Banbury.

We also benefit from a 120 acre working farm which is utilised for teaching purposes across the whole range of subjects. This is also the platform for our sixth form students to prepare for careers in the veterinary field with past students being offered university places based on this alone.

Community Learning Officer (Maternity Cover) - The Royal Parks

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£27,801 - £32,000 per annum, depending on experience

The LookOut, Hyde Park, London (with travel to all parks)

Created in March 2017, The Royal Parks is a charity that supports and manages 5,000 acres of historic parkland across London. We are now seeking a Community Learning Officer to join our team based at our LookOut Discovery Centre in Hyde Park, London on a seven month fixed-term contract, to cover a period of maternity leave. Working closely with the other members of the Learning Team, you will provide cover for a longstanding colleague who is on maternity leave. You will lead sessions and activities in the park and occasionally online for family and adult groups, considering the ages, background and ability of each audience. You will also co-ordinate our busy public programme and specific projects with guidance from the Learning Manager.

Warden - Exe Estuary - RSPB

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Location: Exe Estuary reserves - Exeter

Contract: Permanent Full-Time role for 37.5 hours per week.

Salary: £25,280.00 - £28,045.00 Per Annum

Can you help us deliver our mission to save nature? We are looking for a warden to join our Exe estuary nature reserves team in Devon. The Exe is an internationally important estuary for wildlife, specifically for the tens of thousands of waders and wildfowl which come here in winter. Our team manage five mainly wet grassland nature reserves around the Exe with the wintering wildlife in mind. In your role as reserves Warden, you will coordinate and lead the delivery of a busy work programme across multiple sites.

Educational Gardener - Lanark Community Development Trust

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Salary £27,000 year one, £28,000 year two, £29,000 year three.
Location: Lanark, Castlebank Horticultural Centre
Terms: 3 year’s fixed term contract. 35 hours per week, public holidays. Commencing 01/03/2022

Lanark Community Development Trust is an independent Scottish charity which develops and delivers community projects with a social, environmental or economical impact in the town of Lanark.Education is a key project aim and the Educational Gardener will provide a wide range of horticultural, educational, training and volunteering opportunities for local people of all ages and backgrounds including: long-term unemployed young people, individuals returning to work, young people in formal education, children & adults with additional support needs and older residents living in social isolation. Your role will promote life-long learning through providing educational aids, activities, displays and teaching both informally and formally through providing structured demonstrations and classes to community and school groups in good horticultural practice including, but not limited to: organic growing, bee keeping, orchard management, recycling, composting, propagation, horticultural maintenance and vegetable / fruit production and developing a commercial client base.

Community Engagement Officer - North East Scotland - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Scotland - Aberdeen
Salary: £22,986 - £25,500 per annum
The Community Engagement Officer will be based in North East Scotland and operate as the team’s leader on volunteering, working closely with staff and existing volunteers, developing new opportunities and encouraging more people to take action for nature whether at home or further afield. You will create content for social media and internal and external publications. You will also have the opportunity to develop skills in community fundraising and membership recruitment to generate income.

Activities Coordinator - Woodcraft Folk

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The role is for 1 day per week, however there is the expectation that there will be additional paid hours of activity delivery throughout the year.

The Biblins Youth Campsite Is managed by Woodcraft Folk, an educational charity for children and young people. This role is to develop and deliver a programme of activities from Biblins Youth Campsite. The activities will reflect Woodcraft Folk’s commitment to the development of young people and environmental ethos. We are looking to develop and promote a range of activities from Arts to Abseiling, from climate change to climbing rocks, and from cooking over a fire to sleeping under canvas, making the best use of the fantastic outdoor learning environment that the Wye Valley offers.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

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Ilam. Ashbourne, Derbyshire

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, full time

Salary: £18,298 per annum

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.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

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Clumber Park. Worksop. Nottinghamshire

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hour pw (full time)

Salary: £18,298 per annum

We are looking for an Assistant Ranger to join the Clumber Park Ranger Team.

The habitats managed by ranger team at Clumber Park include oak / birch woodland, lowland wood pasture and parkland to lowland heath. At the heart of Clumber Park is a 39ha lake which sits within this Grade 1 registered parkland.

Assistant Ranger - National Trust

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Shugborough Estate. Stafford. Staffordshire

Contract type: Fixed term to 28/02/24

Hours: 1170 hours per year

Salary: £18,298 per annum pro rata

You’ll be part of the Parkland & Countryside team with Rangers, Assistant Rangers and a Livestock Manager, caring for Shugborough’s grade I listed parkland, extensive woodlands and SAC & SSSI heathlands, our in-hand herd of Longhorn cattle, flock of Southdown sheep and Tamworth pigs, and caring for remote countryside properties at Hawksmoor and Downs Banks.

Ranger - National Trust

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Location: Farne Islands

Contract Type: Permanent

Salary: £20721 per annum

This is an exciting opportunity for a full time permanent Ranger to join the team in a position which demands care, focus and dedication. This role will commence late February/early March.

As a Ranger you will be in charge of the day-to-day operations of the inner group of islands. You will organise and delegate the monitoring during the breeding season including cliff counts, nest counts and a puffin census. With support from the Area Ranger, you will lead a team of Assistant Rangers.

Senior Project Officer - Let’s Get Growing Project - The Conservation Volunteers

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Based in Leicester City

28 hours per week

Salary: £18,480 (inc. 10% responsibility allowance - £23,100 FTE with allowance).

This is an exciting opportunity to deliver the Let’s Get Growing project, funded by Public Health Leicester. You will be managing a small team and working with a range of schools, community groups and allotment societies to expand food growing within Leicester City, including delivery of a range of workshops, training programmes and events. You will be helping the community groups to build capacity and to integrate wildlife and climate friendly gardening techniques into their food growing activities.

Policy Officer - Greater Lincolnshire Nature Partnership

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Based in Horncastle, Lincolnshire with flexible working options

Fixed term contract – 18 months

Circa £25,000 pa

Do you want to do more for nature? Do you want more, bigger, better and joined areas where wildlife thrives in Lincolnshire and can you persuade others to help make this happen? Do you know nature is part of the solution to many of the issues facing society today? Do you want to be part of helping society change and address the biodiversity and climate change crisis?

Volunteering Manager - Cairngorms National Park Authority

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Salary: £32,066 – £38,601 (Band D)

Location: Grantown on Spey

Job Type: Fixed Term Contract to May 2023

Hours: 37.5 hours per week (though part time hours of 30 hours per week may be considered) on 5 days out of 7, which will include weekends and evenings

We now have an exciting opportunity for a Volunteering Manager to join the CNPA and lead the co-ordination and delivery of the environmental volunteering function for the National Park Authority including the Volunteer Ranger Service and the project management of a range of environmental and outdoor physical activity volunteering initiatives including the Active Cairngorms Health Walks programme.

Land Management Adviser - Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority

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We have a rare opportunity to join our Farm Conservation team at an exciting time for the National Park. We are looking for an enthusiastic, forward thinking and pragmatic individual to join us as our Land Management Adviser. The role is full time (37 hours per week), based at our office in Bainbridge and is fixed term until 29/03/2024.

We are the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority, an organisation that protects, enhances and promotes the immense beauty, wildlife and character of the Yorkshire Dales. Set against expansive heather moorland tops, each valley has its own distinct charm, from crags and pavements to an underground labyrinth of caves.

Warden and Assistant Warden (x3) - Suffolk Wildlife Trust

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We are growing! The decade to 2030 has to be the one in which we reimagine a wilder future for our county and put nature on a path to recovery – at the scale and pace that is needed. These new roles are your chance to be part of our exciting mission to bring nature back to Suffolk.

We have some exciting opportunities for talented individuals to join our reserves team managing some of our extraordinary sites across the county. There is a Warden role in the South East of Suffolk and 3 new Assistant Warden roles in each region of the county.

Handyworker / Maintenance Person - Jupiter Artland

We are looking for somebody to play a key and leading role in the development, repair and maintenance of Jupiter Artland and Bonnington House, in liaison with Nicky and Robert Wilson and Keeper of the landscape

Jupiter Artland is an award-winning contemporary sculpture garden located just outside Edinburgh. Founded in 2009, now home to over 30 permanent and unique site-specific sculptures Jupiter Artland has grown into one of Scotland’s most significant arts organisations, with an international reputation for innovation and creativity and a seasonal programme of carefully curated exhibitions and events that showcase and champion a plethora of artists, both emerging and established.

Project Officer (Little Tern) & Assistant Warden (Dorset Reserves) - RSPB

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Location: Weymouth, DT4 7TZ
Salary: £22,986 - £25,500 per annum
We're looking for an individual with a background in volunteer management and good communication skills to join our Dorset conservation team. The successful candidate will take on a combined role, look after our growing Chesil Beach little tern colony during spring and summer and leading volunteer work parties on our reserves.

Ranger - Bradgate Park - Bradgate Park Trust

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With around 750,000 visitors a year, Bradgate Park and Swithland Woods is very much about people and wildlife. If you are looking for a hands-on role helping to maintain an amazing landscape whilst also delivering walks, talks and activities for people, look no further!

This role is part of a team of Rangers who work alongside the Wardens, volunteers and other teams to maintain and improve the park and manage the visitor pressures on it. With 1,200 acres of incredible green space, a Visitor Centre, amazing ruins and monuments, a café and Ranger and volunteer teams on site, we are looking for a motivated, skilled individual to join the team.

Warden - Mainland Orkney Reserves - RSPB

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Location: RSPB Scotland - Orkney

Salary: £25,280.00 - £28,045.00 pa

We are seeking a dynamic individual, with relevant experience, to join the Orkney team and help deliver our conservation objectives across our reserves network. As one of the wardens for Orkney reserves, you will help to deliver our management plan objectives for each site alongside the existing reserves and area teams. Main tasks include delivery of habitat management, ensuring high health and safety and cross compliance standards, monitoring of key bird species and associated administration.

Warden - Onziebust - RSPB

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Location: Onziebust
Hours: Full time, 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £25,280.00 - £28,045.00 Per Annum

Our primary habitat management on Egilsay is delivered through our own livestock & machinery that are managed by the farm manager, with targets set within the management plan or in accordance to our existing agri-environment scheme. A wide range of machinery & equipment are required to be used for habitat management work. As Warden, you will deliver our management plan objectives for each site alongside the existing reserves structure on Orkney.

Learning and Visitor Assistant - RSPB

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Are you the person who can help us inspire the next generation of conservationists? We are looking for someone who has the knowledge and ability to engage and educate children and young people from across Teesside and County Durham about the amazing wildlife that resides at RSPB Saltholme.

Location: RSPB Saltholme, Stockton-on-Tees

Hours: Part time, 18.5 hours per week

Contract: 6 months, (for which there are 2 contracts available)

Salary: £18,100.00 - £20,080.00 Pro Rata

Landscape Manager - English Heritage

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From £35,668 - £37,650 per annum depending on location / 36 Hours Per Week / Permanent

As Landscape Manager you will be responsible for a portfolio of properties within the Estate Region ranging from designed landscapes to ruined castles, hill forts and medieval villages. Working across this diverse estate you will be our lead on caring for our estate grounds.

As the Landscape Manager you will be providing a complete and comprehensive cyclical and response grounds maintenance service to English Heritage and Local Management Agreement sites.

Warden - Langford Lowfields - RSPB

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Location: Langford Lowfields

Salary: £25,280.00 - £28,045.00 pa

This is a fantastic opportunity to take on the role of Warden on two thriving nature reserves sitting alongside the River Trent in Nottinghamshire. Langford Lowfields is a flagship quarry restoration, whilst Beckingham Marshes is a wetland oasis created following arable reversion. The sites provide a home for an impressive suite of wetland wildlife including bitterns, bearded tits, otters, eels, lapwing and redshank.

Turtle Dove Conservation Advisor - RSPB

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Location: The location of this post is flexible, but you need to travel across Essex

Salary: £27,574.00 - £30,590.00 Per Annum

Permanent, Full-Time role

We are seeking a confident and proactive Turtle Dove Conservation Advisor to work across Essex focussed on the recovery of this species.

You will: Actively seek opportunities to create and enhance turtle dove feeding and nesting areas. Using your advocacy and influence skills, you will work with farmers and landowners/ managers to provide advice on how they can enhance their land for turtle doves.

Avon Gorge & Downs Learning and Engagement Officer - Bristol Zoological Society

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Salary: £16,800 per annum (£21,000pa FTE pro rata)

Contracted Hours: 30 hours a week over 4 days; usually Tuesday to Friday

Location: Bristol Zoo Gardens

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract from 8th March – 28th October 2022

The Avon Gorge and Downs are two of Bristol’s best-loved and important wildlife sites. They are home to rare plants, breeding peregrine falcons, endangered invertebrates and have large areas of meadow and patches of woodland. All of this makes for an exciting and stimulating place to learn about wildlife.

Area Field Officer - Tayside - RSPB

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Location: Tayside

Salary: £18,100 - £20,080 per annum

Contract: 6 months, Full Time

This exciting six-month opportunity will see you working in some of the most stunning parts of Scotland on some of the country’s most important bird species. If this sounds like the role for you, then we’d love to hear from you!

Seaton Wetlands Ranger - East Devon District Council

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£23,541 – £25,481 per annum

Seaton Wetlands, Seaton

Full time

Wild East Devon is responsible for managing twelve local nature reserves, running an environmental education service and supporting an ever-growing volunteer network, as well as delivering an extensive public events programme. Working throughout the award-winning Seaton Wetlands nature reserve complex, you will engage in a wide variety of Ranger functions to monitor and maintain wildlife and habitats, ensuring Seaton Wetlands is an interesting and enjoyable place to visit.

Learning Officers x 2 (Bucks & Berks) - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust


Our Education Centres are at the heart of the work we deliver with schools. The Learning Officers will be central to the delivery of our engaging activities. These roles entail working with children from pre-school age up to 18 years and their families to deliver inspiring activities that promote pro-conservation behaviours.

Due to the exciting expansion of our learning offer we have created new roles and are looking for outgoing, enthusiastic educators with great communication skills and at least one year of experience delivering environmental education activities (to pre-school and primary-aged children).

Senior Learning Officer (Windsor Great Park) - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust


Salary: £24,600 - £26,000 per annum

Contract: Fixed Term, April 2021 – October 2026

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

Based: Windsor Great Park, Windsor and Woolley Firs, Maidenhead

We are looking for an outgoing, knowledgeable educator with superlative communication skills, at least three years’ experience delivering environmental education activities (to pre-school and Primary-aged children), experience working with 11-16 years and an excellent knowledge of wildlife and habitats.

Research Assistants for Saltmarsh Redshank Fieldwork - RSPB

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Salary: £18,100.00 - £20,080.00 Per Annum

Hours: 37.5 hours per week / Contract: 5 Month Fixed Term that will run between April & August 2022

To help reverse population declines of breeding waders on saltmarsh, changes in grazing management are needed to improve sward structure and reduce nest trampling. We are looking for three skilled and experienced fieldworkers to conduct surveys of breeding redshank, habitat condition and livestock grazing on saltmarsh, one in each of three locations: RSPB Leighton Moss (Morecambe Bay, Lancashire); RSPB Burton Mere Wetlands (Dee Estuary, Cheshire); RSPB Frampton Marsh (The Wash, Lincolnshire)

Senior Research Assistant - RSPB

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Location: Flexible in UK

Salary: £22,986.00 - £25,500.00 Per Annum

This is a contract, full-time role for 5 months, working 37.5 hours per week, with the view of starting in late April 2022.

Swifts are a high priority bird species in the UK following declines of around 50% in the last 30 years which has recently seen them Red listed, and this project contributes to efforts to understand the causes of decline. You will lead a small field team to undertake fieldwork during the 2022 Swift breeding season.

Volunteer and Communications Officer - The Findhorn Nairn & Lossie Rivers Trust

Logo: The Findhorn Nairn & Lossie Rivers Trust

Salary: £28,000 per annum (6% employer pension contribution)

Contract: Fixed Term – to 31 October 2022

Hours: Full Time (35hrs per week)

Location: Flexible - can be at Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Rivers Trust Office at Logie Steading near Forres or potentially at other project partner location or home working from a location within the project area.

The Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie Rivers Trust works to conserve and restore populations of wild fish and the habitats they depend upon in the rivers Findhorn, Nairn and Lossie through programmes of research, monitoring, practical habitat restoration end education.

River Ranger - River Holme Connections

Logo: River Holme Connections

1 year contract with possibility of extension (dependant on funding)

Salary: £22,000 pa

Working hours: Full time, 37.5 hour week, Flexible working hours.

From its source on the moorlands above Holme, West Yorkshire, the River Holme winds its way through the countryside and villages before reaching Huddersfield town centre where it joins the River Colne. The river over the years has been the lifeblood of villages, a leisure facility for anglers, walkers and a place for locals and visitors to relax and enjoy the views. Yet, years of neglect, the arrival of invasive species and littering had taken their toll.

Archaeology Consultants - ADAS

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ADAS is seeking an Archaeology Consultant and Senior Archaeology Consultant on a full-time, permanent basis to be located in Oxford / Bristol / Birmingham / Kent although this position will be home based for at least the next 6 months.

You will be joining our successful Archaeology and Historic Building business, a highly skilled team focused on providing historic environment advice and consultancy. These positions would suit ambitious, experienced archaeologists or heritage consultants who are looking to advance their career in business development and client relationship management.

Director Operations - Great Bustard Group

Logo: Great Bustard Group

Full Time 12 month Contract

Salary £24,000 to £27,500 pa depending on experience based on 38 hours a week.

The Great Bustard Group was formed in 1998 with a principal aim of restoring the Great Bustard to the UK. Working with project partners in Russia and Spain stock was sourced and a breeding population of Great Bustards has been established in Wiltshire. The new post holder will be responsible for leading the organisation onto the next phases of the project, including enlarging the current population, expanding the range of the population and considering new release areas. It will provide an opportunity for the post holder to shape the direction and method of the project and of the organisation.

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