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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.

Director - Bradgate Park Trust

Location: Newtown Linford, Leicestershire

Bradgate Park Trust is looking for an exceptional and commercially astute Director to deliver the next stage of the Charity’s ten-year Strategic Plan. Working with the strategic support of a committed, passionate and knowledgeable Board of Trustees, the Director will be the driving force of the Strategic Plan: A Vision for our Centenary 2017 to 2027. The Director will be responsible for leading on opportunities to diversify the Trust’s income and maximise on opportunities to conserve, protect and advocate the Park.

Warden - RSPB

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Location: Shetland Office, ZE3
Salary: £23,966 - £26,808 Per Annum

Working in some of the most stunning scenery in the UK, surrounded by special landscapes and sensational wildlife, we are looking for a Warden to carry out our varied and exciting work programme here in Shetland. From monitoring and practically managing for rare breeding red-necked phalaropes and surveying vast swathes of peatland to recording data and bringing reports to life, the role is varied and immersed in some awe-inspiring work.

Rural Estate Manager - T,C,T Stuart

Near Forest Row, East Sussex

Part time (2 days per week)

Salary £35,000 - 39,500 pro rata - by negotiation, depending on experience + pension contribution & holiday allowance

The job will entail managing a diverse rural estate in the Ashdown Forest. The estate includes a historic main house, a handful of let residential properties both on-site and in the surrounding area, traditional agricultural buildings, gardens, grounds, 65 acres of permanent grassland under environmental stewardship, and 240 acres of woodland.

Conservation Officer (South West Scotland) - Scottish Wildlife Trust

Logo: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Location: Dumfriesshire (home-working possible)

Full-time: 35 hours per week

Fixed-Term until 31 March 2022

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels - Developing Community Action (SSRS-DCA) is a project to secure the long-term future of red squirrels in Scotland by building capacity among communities of volunteers and land managers to take on some of the essential protection measures required to protect the red squirrels in key areas.

Conservation Officer (South West Scotland) - Scottish Wildlife Trust

Logo: Scottish Wildlife Trust

Full-time - 35 hours per week / Fixed Term until 31 March 2022

Salary: £23,369 per annum

Saving Scotland’s Red Squirrels - Developing Community Action (SSRS-DCA) is a project to secure the long-term future of red squirrels in Scotland by building capacity among communities of volunteers and land managers to take on some of the essential protection measures required to protect the red squirrels in key areas. We are currently looking for a conservation officer to implement the project in the South West of Scotland to protect red squirrels in priority landscapes from replacement by grey squirrels and Squirrel Pox disease and support the targeted volunteer community and landowner networks to engage actively in red squirrel protection.

Curlew Project Officer - Forest of Bowland - RSPB

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Salary: £21,718 - £24,294 Per Annum
Duration: 12 Months

As part of a bigger Northern England project to halt the decline of curlew, you will drive the delivery of management interventions, undertake monitoring of the curlew response and inspire many more people from nearby communities to get involved across the Forest of Bowland landscape. The role is about working with farmers and landowners and our partners to deliver practical management for curlew on land not in Defra schemes in the Forest of Bowland. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and advocate for curlew conservation.

Administrator (Volunteers) - Bradgate Park Trust

Location: Newtown Linford, Leicestershire
Bradgate Park Trust is seeking a new member of the team to recruit and support Volunteers.

The role will engage volunteers in new and existing roles including volunteering tasks from support of the shop and Visitor Centre to regular practical conservation tasks. The post will review tasks and work with colleagues to develop and administrate innovative new schemes for volunteers, as well as supporting the wider Team on scheduling and promoting opportunities.

Research Assistant - RSPB

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The 2015–2021 Britain and Ireland Seabird Census, ‘Seabirds Count’, is a partnership project led by JNCC. It is repeated approximately every 15 years, covering the whole of Britain and Ireland and all 25 breeding seabird species – an ambitious programme!

Two vacancies have arisen for Research Assistants; one in Orkney, and one in Lewis and Shetland. Both posts will involve surveying a wide range of seabirds at their breeding colonies from land (incl. Early morning and Overnight) and boat, including northern specialties such as black guillemot, skuas and European storm-petrel, along with more widespread species such as fulmar, shag, guillemot, razorbill, kittiwake, gulls and terns.

Development Officer Dog Initiatives - Hampshire County Council

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Salary Range: £26,544 - £29,583 per annum

Work Location: River Hamble Rangers Depot, Southampton

Hours per week: 37 / Contract Type: Permanent

Bird Aware Solent engages with local communities to raise awareness of overwintering coastal birds within the three Special Protection Areas (SPAs) and aims to reduce disturbance to coastal birds through influencing the behaviour of visitors. We cover the coastline from Hurst Castle (near Lymington) in Hampshire to West Wittering in West Sussex and the Northern coast of the Isle of Wight, delivering an agreed programme of public engagement work at events, in schools and out on the coast.

Reserves Team Manager - Herefordshire Wildlife Trust

This is a key role within HWT, being part of the Management Team, driving forward the development of the Trust Reserves across the county, including our key assets at Queenswood Country Park and Bodenham Lake Local Nature Reserve.

We want our Trust Reserves managed to demonstrate best practice in land management, to maximise conservation benefits for the priority county species and habitats, to integrate reserves into larger ecological networks and to support the work of the Living Landscape projects and Nature Recovery Networks.

City Nature Recovery Officer - Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

Logo: Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust

Salary: £22,760 pa

Contract: This is a permanent, full time role (37.5 hours per week)

Location: The post is based at our head offices at Sneinton Market, Nottingham. There will be also be regular travel to various locations throughout the county.

Are you passionate and enthusiastic about conservation? We are looking for someone with experience of conservation to champion the delivery of a vision for a Nature Recovery Network of connected high quality natural spaces across the City of Nottingham, and wider cityscape out to the rural countryside of Nottinghamshire. You will be involved on a range of project work, influencing key developments to secure net gains for wildlife, including local planning, Green Infrastructure Strategies and key policies such as Place Making Policy.