CJS Online: Visitor Management

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Recreation and Visitor Management vacancies: visitor services and management including event management.


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Head of Recreation & Visitor Experience - Forestry England

Logo: Forestry England

This is an exciting opportunity to join England’s largest land manager and play a leading role in the shaping the future of the nation’s forests in Yorkshire. The Head of Recreation and Visitor Experience is part of the Yorkshire Forest District’s senior leadership team, helping to steer and drive the delivery of Forestry England’s strategy. As the strategic lead for engaging people with the nation’s forests in Yorkshire, you will be at the forefront of working towards Forestry England’s vision of ‘our forests being living treasures for everyone, deeply connected to people’s lives and improving the health and wellbeing of the nation’.

Park Manager – Weald Country Park - Essex County Council

Logo: Essex County Council

Up to £35,522 per annum

Permanent, Full Time

Location: Brentwood

The Park Manager is responsible for all operational management of Weald Country Park and contributing to all activities that develop the Park and effectively manage the green space as a hub of biodiversity. The Manager will develop and implement a plan to ensure the correct level habitat management is achieved, undertaking duties to effectively manage the land, including nature conservation, increase resilience against climate change, landscape, and horticulture.

Care Farm Assistant Manager & Site Co-Ordinator - Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

Salary: £30,091

Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Based at: Lakeside Care Farm, Oaksey

The post holder will be responsible for the daily operation of Lakeside Care Farm alongside the Assistant Manager & SENCo, and will be responsible for creating a safe, stimulating setting that fits with the ethos of WWT. The post holder, alongside the Assistant Manager & SENCo, will lead, develop and monitor the delivery of one-to-one nature-based therapeutic activities for children, young people and adults with additional needs, mental health, social and communication difficulties, and those in need of emotional support.

Project Officer, Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park - The Conservation Volunteers

Logo: The Conservation Volunteers

Salary: £13,016.64 per annum pro rata plus £2,329.20 London Weighting pro rata (£21,668.40 per annum FTE plus London Weighting £3,882 FTE)

21 hours per week

Based in London

Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park is an urban wetland created in the year 2000 as part of a major government brownfield redevelopment scheme. The site totals 1.72 ha in size and comprises 2 lakes surrounded by a mosaic of marsh, meadow, shingle beach and wet woodland habitats. You will be delivering regular weekly practical conservation workdays with teams of volunteers and assisting with corporate workdays. You will also support the team in the delivery of a wide range of education and public engagement activities as well as helping to engage and inform visitors, offering a warm welcome to the park.

Commissioning Officer (Parks & Open Spaces) - High Peak Borough Council and Staffordshire Moorlands District Council

Logo: High Peak Borough Council

Salary – AG5: £30,296- £33,024 plus essential car user allowance Location: Leek & Buxton- Agile working applicable

Full time: 37 hours per week

Permanent Contract

Location: Leek & Buxton- Agile working applicable

This is an exciting time to work for Staffordshire Moorlands District Council and High Peak Borough Council (The Alliance) as we are committed to improving parks and open spaces for the benefit of residents and visitors. Set in the context of new or emerging strategies covering Parks and Green Spaces, Biodiversity, Climate Change and Nature Recovery, the successful candidate will work to commission services and develop projects across horticultural, grounds maintenance services and facilities which maintain or improve satisfaction, usage and visitor numbers.

Engagement Officer - The Shallowford Trust

Logo: The Shallowford Trust

Salary: £31,980

Hours: 37.5 per week to include to include some weekend and evening work

Contract: Short term contract until 31st March 2025

Location: Dartmoor

The Shallowford Trust is seeking to employ an enthusiastic Engagement Officer to develop and deliver an ambitious outreach and engagement programme for East Shallowford Farm and through a partnership with the Dartmoor Farmers Association develop and deliver farm visits across Dartmoor as part of a new Food to Fork, Nature on the Farm Project. The postholder will identify and develop existing and new partnerships with local farmers, conservation, community organisations, volunteers and schools to deliver positive and long lasting experiences for young people.

Superintendent of Epping Forest (Assistant Director) - City of London

Logo: City of London

Full time & Permanent

Salary: £71,040 – 81,100 p.a. inclusive of London Weighting

Location: Epping, Essex

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead our 100-strong staff team in conserving 6200 acres of ancient woodland at Epping Forest, known as the ‘Green Lungs of London’. Epping Forest is a Special Area of Conservation and a Site of Special Scientific Interest with more than 1 million trees of which 55000 are ancient – the largest collection in Great Britain.

Warden - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Are you looking for a permanent nature reserve warden role?

Location: Berney Marshes and Breydon Water – Great Yarmouth
Salary: £28,331.00 - £30,415.00 Per Annum

This is a Permanent Full-Time role for 37.5 hours per week.

The successful applicant will take a lead role at our Berney Marshes and Breydon Water Reserve, with its 900 ha of wet and damp grassland, intertidal mud and reedbeds.

Estate Ranger - Glen Finglas - Woodland Trust

Logo: Woodland Trust

Full Time, Permanent
Glen Finglas, Scotland
The Estate Ranger will be hands-on with a diverse range of work on the estate including woodland expansion projects, woodland management, control of invasive non-native species and other habitat management and restoration projects. They will lead on public engagement, organising public events and promoting the estate through various communications channels as well as managing existing volunteer activity and developing new volunteering opportunities to help with the practical management of the site and with public engagement.

Site Manager - Franchises Lodge - RSPB

Logo: RSPB

Salary: £36,577 - £39,267 Per Annum
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Contract: Permanent
Location: RSPB Franchises Lodge, Salisbury

RSPB Franchises Lodge, located in the north of the New Forest National Park, is one of the RSPB’s newest reserves; over 400ha of mixed woodland with lesser spotted woodpecker, hawfinch and wood warbler is just starting its journey towards a more natural broadleaf and wood pasture landscape. Nestled in the heart of the reserve is Cameron’s Cottage, renovated in partnership with the Cameron Bespolka Trust to create a sustainable residential centre where groups of young people can experience and learn about the natural world. We’re looking for an inspirational leader to join our team managing our reserve operations in the New Forest, overseeing the effective and compliant delivery at Franchises Lodge and supporting the development of Cameron’s Cottage in order to achieve our objectives for people and biodiversity.

Invermark - Head Housekeeper - Dalhousie Estates

Dalhousie Estates are seeking a Head Housekeeper responsible for two properties at Invermark Lodge and Gleneffock Farmhouse, both of which are located at the head of Glenesk in Angus. The role requires an experienced, pro-active individual who can oversee others and lead a team to deliver a high standard of service to guests. There is scope for other tasks to accompany this post, so while not a requirement, couples are encouraged to apply.

Communication & Outreach Lead - Enable

Logo: Enable Culture & Leisure

Salary: £31,939 per year

Contract: Permanent, Full Time

Based: Wandsworth

Enable is a charity dedicated to improving people's wellbeing and strengthening local communities. Core to our work is the development of strong working relationships with councils, charities and other organisations to deliver, health leisure and community services and events that enrich people's lives.

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