CJS Online: Wildlife Work and Animal Care

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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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Voluntary roles can be found here.

Seasonal Ranger - Cairngorms National Park Authority

Salary: £17,993 - £23,914 (Band A1) plus excellent benefits such as flexitime, generous annual leave and a defined pension scheme to name just a few

Contract: Fixed Term, January 2020 to 30 September 2020

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, including weekends and evenings

Location: Grantown on Spey

Are you looking for a unique challenge to work in one of the most amazing places in the world? We have an exciting opportunity for a Seasonal Ranger to join our Conservation Team.

The Cairngorms National Park is one of the country’s most spectacular landscapes. Renowned for its mountains, it has at its centre a montane plateau higher than 1000m, it also has extensive native pine forests, extensive moorland and a rich and diverse cultural landscape along its straths and glens.

Farm Manager - Yorkshire Wildlife Trust

£26,200 p.a Plus up to 9% Employer Pension Contribution

35 hours per week

Are you looking for a rewarding job which will combine your farming skills and experience with a knowledge and passion for conservation farming? Do you want to help create a living landscape that is productive and rich in wildlife?

Yorkshire Wildlife Trust is looking for an experienced Farm Manager to live in the Farmhouse at Appleton Mill Farm near Pickering. The ideal candidate will have a passion for farming and an interest in nature conservation.

Assistant Grazing Officer - Sussex Wildlife Trust

Location: Southerham, Lewes with Travel across Sussex required.

Actual Salary: £23, 380 per annum

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 35 hours Days. Monday - Friday - Evening and weekend work required as part of a weekly rota

Sussex Wildlife Trust is a conservation charity for everyone who cares about nature in Sussex. We focus on protecting the wonderfully rich natural life that is found across our towns, countryside and coast.  By working alongside local people we create opportunities for us all to connect with nature and for nature to thrive in even the most unlikely places. 

Assistant Investigations Officer - RSPB

Location: Flexible within Scotland

Salary starting at: £19,602 to £21,236 per annum

Hours: Full time / Contract: Permanent

The illegal killing of the birds of prey is a stain on the UK's reputation. It affects almost all of our raptor species, and particularly impacts those of high conservation concern such as the hen harrier, peregrine and golden eagle.

This role is working within a dedicated and unique team combatting this issue alongside partners including the Police and statutory agencies.

Conservation Scientist - Natural Climate Solutions - RSPB

Location: The Lodge / Cambridge (David Attenborough Building)
Salary: £25,643 to £27,585 per annum. Applicants should expect under normal circumstances to receive an offer at the bottom of the advertised range.
Hours: Full Time Contract: 14 month Fixed Term contract

Climate change and biodiversity loss are affecting people and nature and land management will be key to ameliorating the effects of both. RSPB is seeking a talented conservation scientist with good GIS and analytical skills to join projects examining the spatial conservation and climate change mitigation consequences of land management and restoration in the UK and Europe.

Reserve Wardens - Natural England

Salary Minimum is £17,863

Theses posts are for two permanent full time roles, joining established NNR colleagues within the West Anglia Area Team of Natural England. These Reserve Warden roles will be responsible for leading practical management work on a series of National Nature Reserves primarily Barnack Hills and Holes; Castor Hanglands; Collyweston Great Wood and Easton Hornstocks; Holme Fen; Monks Wood; and Woodwalton Fen.

You will support colleagues to deliver the agreed aims of our NNR Management Plans, carrying out tasks either directly or through leading volunteers and contractors.

Senior Learning & Engagement Officer - Sussex Wildlife Trust

Location: Rye Harbour Discovery Centre, East Sussex

Salary: £25,900 - £27,200 per annum

Contract Type: Fixed term for 3 years

Hours: Full time (35 hours a week) including weekends and evenings

The senior learning and engagement officer is responsible for the organisation and implementation of the education and events programme at Rye Harbour Discovery Centre & Nature Reserve with the aim of promoting engagement, enjoyment and understanding of ecology and environmental issues. They will play a key role in delivering the ambitious activity plan which is integral to the National Lottery Heritage Fund Discover Rye Harbour project.