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Land Operations Manager (South) - John Muir Trust
Salary: £35,000 p.a.
Hours: Full-time (35 hours a week)
Location: Home-based with travel to Trust properties and offices, as required
The John Muir Trust is looking for a Land Operations Manager to oversee John Muir Trust property management, partnerships and liaison with communities, in Scotland and the Lake District.
This is an exciting opportunity to make a difference for wild land. The post will oversee Trust-managed properties at Ben Nevis, Schiehallion, Glenlude and Glenridding / Helvellyn including: staff management; budget setting and monitoring; and project development and delivery.
Volunteering and Community Engagement Officer - Vincent Wildlife Trust
This is a permanent, full-time role based near Ledbury in Herefordshire.
Do you have a demonstrable commitment to volunteer and community engagement and a passion for mammal conservation?
Vincent Wildlife Trust, a national charity working to deliver significant change to the fortunes of threatened mammals, is offering an opportunity for someone experienced in working both with volunteers in a conservation setting and with local community groups and stakeholders.
Monumental Improvement Project Manager - Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Location: Truro, Cornwall
Salary: £24,590 to £31,371
This is an incredible opportunity to drive the delivery of the Cornwall Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s (AONB) Monumental Improvement Project. This project will place people at the core of our efforts to stabilise up to 40 scheduled monuments across ten of the 12 sections that make up the AONB, enabling you to experience some of Cornwall’s finest landscapes and know that through your commitment and drive you are helping people to help conserve and enhance these integral features of the Cornwall AONB.
Woodland Creation Assistant - North York Moors National Park Authority
£25.2 to £27.9 with potential progression to £31.3K.
Based in Helmsley but with substantial travel around the National Park.
Would you like to have a long term beneficial impact on the landscape and wildlife of the North York Moors National Park?
This is an exciting opportunity to join our woodland team to help establish new woodlands within the National Park. This is a permanent post to help deliver our ambitious long term woodland creation targets associated with the Woodsmith Mine’s Section 106 agreement.
Catchment Officer - River Aire - The Aire Rivers Trust
This full-time post will have a salary of £25-28,000 pa plus expenses.
Are you looking for the chance to make a BIG difference to the aquatic environment?
The River Aire Catchment ranges from the limestone pavement uplands of Malham, through deeply rural and massively urban environments down to the lowlands where it meets the Ouse at Airmyn. It has its glories as well as its challenges and we are looking for someone to take a lead in making it a great river again.
Cumbria Strategic Freshwater Senior Adviser - Natural England
This is an exciting opportunity to lead our freshwater work in Cumbria forming our objectives and goals for conservation in the freshwater environment. This is a diverse role which will work across a number of our work programmes namely greener farming and fisheries, resilient landscapes and seas and sustainable development.
Reserves Manager (North) - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust
£27,735 per annum
This is a permanent, full time role
The post is based at the Idle Valley Rural Learning Centre, North Road, Retford, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8RQ. There will be also be regular travel to various locations throughout the county.
We are looking for a passionate and committed professional to manage our Reserves in the North of the county. This is a key role within the Trust with responsibility of habitat management, safeguarding of species, reserve engagement experiences and management of the Trusts flagship Idle Valley Nature Reserve.
Assistant Reserves Officer (Berkshire - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust
Salary: £16,500 per annum
Contract: Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week)
Based: Woolley Firs, Maidenhead, Berkshire
We are looking for an enthusiastic Assistant Reserves Officer to join our team in implementing all aspects of habitat and estate management across our Berkshire nature reserves. The successful applicant will have practical estate management experience, to include felling and chainsaw use with relevant certification, experience of working with livestock and should enjoy working with and leading conservation volunteers.
Self-Employed Ecologist / Land Manager - Dartmoor Preservation Association
A few hours per week. Hourly rate to be agreed depending on experience. Start late summer/autumn 2020.
The DPA is a long-established charity owning four pieces of land on Dartmoor where we undertake management for nature and archaeological conservation. This is overseen by a land management group of trustees and volunteers, with advice and oversight from an ecologist.
The work of the ecologist comprises: Writing, updating as required and overseeing implementation of management plans; Organisation of land management group (LMG) meetings once or twice a year, preparation and monitoring of agreed budgets and liaison with the LMG and others between meetings as required.
Senior Project Manager - RSPB
Salary starting at £30,817 to £34,471 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Fixed Term - Until 14/07/2024 with possibility of extension
The International importance of many of RSPB nature reserves for the habitats and species they support means that they have been designated as Natura 2000 European protected areas (Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas). However, some features require additional conservation management to improve their condition for nature.
Senior Site Manager - RSPB
Location: West Yorkshire
Salary: £34,643 to £38,632 Per Annum
Hours: Full time / Contract: Permanent
We have an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to lead all aspects of our Aire Valley reserves operation. Centred around our two highly popular reserves - Fairburn Ings and St Aidan's - the Aire Valley is an amazing restoration success story. Its landscape has been changed from one of intensive coal production to a series of nationally important wetlands supporting breeding bittern, spoonbill, black-necked grebe, bearded tit, lapwing, redshank and willow tit amongst a wide range of breeding, wintering and migratory wildlife, including an enviable rarity track record.
Director of Communities & Wildlife - Sussex Wildlife Trust
Location: Initially home based due to Covid-19 restrictions then at Woods Mill / flexible working
Contract Type: Permanent
Hours: 35 Hours per Week Monday to Friday some evening and weekends
Sussex Wildlife Trust is seeking an outstanding and dynamic Director of Communities and Wildlife to enable communities across Sussex to take effective action for wildlife.
Communication and Engagement Officer - Hart District Council
Salary Grade F: (£26,317 to £28,502 )
Hours per week 37.5
Location: Fleet in Hart District (NE Hampshire)
Type: Four year fixed-time position
Part of a small but dynamic Visitor Services team, this five-year post will coordinate the development of community engagement, communication and enhancement of the visitor's experience to a Hart District Council countryside site. This includes taking a lead role on the development and delivery of an engagement and consultation plan for the Fleet Pond 2030 Vision Project.