CJS Online: Wildlife Work and Animal Care


A rolling list of vacancies, updated every weekday. Adverts are listed in chronological order, most recent at the top.

Wildlife Work and Animal Care vacancies: wildlife projects dealing with one specific species, working with animals such as wildlife hospital workers. also animal handling e.g. zoos and aviculture.

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Senior Conservation Grazing Officer

Salary: £ 25345 to 26172 + pension contribution (reflecting ‘on-call’ livestock responsibilities and depending on experience)

This is a permanent, full-time position.

Gwent Wildlife Trust is recruiting a full-time Senior Conservation Grazing Officer, working within the Usk to Wye (U2W) Living Landscape team.

The post holder will oversee our conservation grazing operations within U2W nature reserves, act as the point of call for conservation grazing, manage our organic, meat-box scheme and be responsible for the management and welfare of GWT’s rare breed sheep and cattle. This post will also manage cattle grazing across a few project based, lowland heathland sites. The post is based near Monmouth.

  • Closing Date: 05/09/2019
  • Location: Monmouth
  • Posted: 16/08/2019
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Sizewell Belts Warden

3-year contract

Salary: £22,250-£23,500 pa (according to level of experience)

Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Full time

Location: Upper Abbey Farm, Leiston, IP16 4RQ

Suffolk Wildlife Trust manages Sizewell Belts under a contract agreement with EDF to deliver excellent conservation management at Sizewell Belts. The Sizewell Belts Warden is a key member of the Suffolk Coast team supporting the Site Manager, helping them deliver the management requirements at Sizewell Belts.

  • Closing Date: 06/09/2019
  • Location: Leiston
  • Posted: 15/08/2019
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Flyways Manager

Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
Salary: £39,970 to £43,301 per annum
Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Leading the RSPB's contribution to BirdLife's East Atlantic Flyway Initiative you will establish a series of programmes and projects along the flyway, working with and through BirdLife Partners and others, to improve the conditions for the birds using the flyway.

  • Closing Date: 12/09/2019
  • Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire
  • Posted: 13/08/2019
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Area Manager - West Midlands

Location: Flexible within area (main offices in Birmingham)
Salary: £48,848 to £52,919 per annum Hours: Full time
Contract: Permanent

Are you passionate about delivering conservation, working with, through and for people?

We are seeking an Area Manager to provide the strategic leadership for delivery of the RSPB's mission across the West Midlands. This will include direct accountability for all reserve, conservation, project and learning delivery which will be part the area team.

  • Closing Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: Flexible within area (main offices in Birmingham)
  • Posted: 13/08/2019
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Assistant Reserves Officer (Berkshire)

Salary: £16,500 per annum

Contract: Permanent, full-time (35 hours per week)

Based:  Estovers, Greenham Common, near Newbury, West Berkshire

The Berks, Bucks & Oxon Wildlife Trust is a membership-based voluntary organisation, managing over 80 nature reserves, influencing land management and educating and encouraging all sectors of the community to care for local wildlife. 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.

  • Closing Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: West Berkshire
  • Posted: 08/08/2019
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Wildlife Adviser

£40,071 pa

Fixed Term f/t (37.5 hrs pw to 30/09/21)


We are looking for a suitably experienced, dedicated and enthusiastic person to join us for two years as a lead adviser on nature conservation. Focussing primarily on our properties in Devon, you will provide support and expertise in all aspects of nature conservation, driving high standards across our estates. The primary focus of your work will be to help deliver the objectives within our 2025 Strategy to restore a healthy, beautiful natural environment.

  • Closing Date: 02/09/2019
  • Location: Exeter
  • Posted: 08/08/2019
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Senior Site Manager

Location: Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire
Salary: £34,643 to £37,530
Terms: Full time, Permanent

An exciting opportunity for the right candidate to lead all aspects of our Dearne Valley reserves operation. Centred around our busy visitor centre at RSPB Old Moor, the Dearne Valley is an amazing restoration success story. You will use your excellent leadership skills to set the direction for the reserve's management team, driving high standards and outstanding performance in all aspects of the operation.

  • Closing Date: 30/08/2019
  • Location: Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire
  • Posted: 06/08/2019
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Wood White Project Officer

Part-time 0.6fte

Fixed term contract for three years

From £24,307 - £28,083 (band C) dependent on experience, plus 8% pension contribution

You will be responsible for engaging local communities in active conservation and building capacity through volunteer training workshops and running a programme of practical woodland habitat management and monitoring.

  • Closing Date: 22/08/2019
  • Location: Western Low Weald
  • Posted: 30/07/2019
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Chief Executive Officer

Dingestow, Monmouthshire

Up to £48,787 per annum plus Benefits

Established over fifty years ago, Gwent Wildlife Trust is the leading nature conservation charity in the area, working to protect and enhance the wildlife and wild places of south-east Wales and to empower people to restore wildlife and champion natural solutions to environmental challenges. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Chief Executive Officer to provide inspirational and effective leadership including setting and delivering strategic goals, providing clear direction and managing change.

  • Closing Date: 19/08/2019
  • Location: Dingestow, Monmouthshire
  • Posted: 30/07/2019
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