11 new environmental job vacancies found this week

by Search Gate staff. Published Thu 29 Dec 2017 16:18
New Year, new job with the very latest job vacancies

Search Gate has found 11 new jobs in the green and environmental sector this week. To view the archive of our green-sector jobs search click here.

Friends of the Earth is looking for an Office Manger (up to £19,020 pro rota). You'll be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Friends of the Earth Cymru office in Cardiff, providing a full range of administrative services and acting as the first point of contact for a wide range of enquiries. An experienced manager or administrator, you will be able to demonstrate a high degree of organisational skill, outstanding attention to detail and excellent communication skills.

Job Location: Wales (South)

Level: Mid-level

Closing Date: January 11


TRAFFIC International is currently recruiting for a Research Officer (£23,000 - £26,000 p.a.). This is a fixed-term position for a period of 12 months with the possibility of extension. The Research Officer will assist in implementing TRAFFIC Europe’s regional work plan, working in collaboration with TRAFFIC’s partners WWF and IUCN.

Job Location: Cambridge

Level: Mid-level

Closing Date: January 4


Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), the largest plant conservation network in the world, is offering a four-month unpaid internship to a Researcher to help it develop conservation assessments of trees using the IUCN Red List process. The internship will involve independently carrying out research; compiling and entering the findings in to an online database in order to support their inclusion on the IUCN Red List. The IUCN Red List is an important tool and is utilised by conservation organisations worldwide in planning and priority setting

Job Location: Richmond, Greater London

Level: Voluntary & Interns

Closing Date: January 6


International Conservation Organisation World Land Trust is seeking a Conservation Programmes Officer (£17,000 to £21,000). In the immediate term the successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day administration and co-ordination of WLT’s Reforestation Programme. They will also provide support for the research and development of new ecosystem services projects and strategies and provide technical assistance on ecosystem services-related project activity, in particular the use of REDD+ techniques. It is intended that in the longer term project management of other ecosystem services programmes will also be assumed.

Job Location: Halesworth, Suffolk

Level: Mid-level

Closing Date: January 26


The Forestry Commission is currently recruiting for the role of Education Officer (£20,023 - £23,777) to work as part of a team to provide a fully integrated bi-lingual Education Service for South Wales area, centred in Garwnant with responsibility for leading woodland visits, developing local partnerships, managing small projects and raising awareness of the use of woodlands for learning.

Job Location: Garwnant, Wales

Level: Mid-level

Closing Date: January 16


The Environment Agency is seeking an Area Engagement Officer (£30,743 0 £34,280) to undertake internal and external communications, based in the Corporate Services team in Ipswich and covering its Eastern Area of Norfolk, Suffolk and Essex.
Recognising the value this role already brings, the EA is looking for an additional Area Engagement Officer to work alongside its existing one, to deliver senior communications activities across the Area. Customer engagement will be a priority work area and the successful person will be required to design and implement its engagement plans. They will also lead on and deliver part of the agency's Local Authority and MP engagement work as well as supporting technical project teams across its functions with communications advice, plans and expertise. Excellent influencing and interpersonal skills are essential as is experience in communications and an ability to produce positive and well crafted letters, emails and plans. A good knowledge of environmental matters and the geography of Eastern Area would be desirable.

Job Location: Ipswich, East Anglia

Level: Mid-level

Closing Date: January 11

ADAS, the UK's largest independent provider of environmental consultancy, rural development services and policy advice, is looking to recruit an Agriculture Environment Consultant (££25,088 to £32,118 ). The successful candidate will join the ADAS Welsh Agricultural Team, providing agricultural and agri-environmental advice to clients. Although the precise responsibilities of the role will depend on the skills and experience of the candidate, the successful applicant will need to be sufficiently versatile to provide a range of consultancy services to farmers and other industry stakeholders.
Candidates should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) in Agriculture or a related subject, have at least 5 years of relevant experience and have an up-to-date knowledge of farm business management, production systems, and agro-environment policy. A valid UK driving licence and proof of eligibility to work in the UK is required. For further information please click on the link below to download the full job description.

Job Location: Aberystwyth or Cardiff

Level: Senior Level

Closing Date: January 20


RES, one of the world's leading renewable energy developers, is seeking an Offshore Turbine Engineer to join its dedicated team supporting RES's offshore projects during the selection, manufacturing, supply, installation and commissioning of offshore wind turbines for offshore wind farms for the UK and European markets.
Reporting to the Offshore Turbine Engineering Manager, the primary responsibility of the role is to work with manufacturers through detailed specification, production, transportation, installation and commissioning of the wind turbines to ensure the as-built systems meet RES requirements and are in accordance with all the technical contractual obligations.
This role would suit a degree qualified mechanical or electrical engineer, or equivalent with engineering and technical experience. Knowledge and experience with wind turbines and/or offshore sector are not essential but would be strongly advantageous.

Job Location: Kings Langley

Level: Mid-level

Closing Date: January 10

Wind Prospect has a growing wind resource business in need of an experienced Project Manager to join the team, who will be given the opportunity to participate in the growth and direction of a leading wind energy company.
Wind Prospect has offices in 10 countries and undertakes consultancy services in many more across the world. One of the primary areas of consultancy is wind resource services, which includes wind data collection, analysis, site assessment and calculation of energy yield. Considerable technical knowledge of this area is essential for the role-holder.
There is a need for a project manager to provide technical and commercial support to the business stream. The manager will be client facing, and the management of client relations, budgets and the work flow will form key parts of the role.
The company is seeking an enthusiastic, self-starting individual who can confidently undertake wind resource and energy yield assessments for wind farm sites across the world.

Job Location: Bristol

Level: Senior Level

Closing Date: January 20


Leading international renewable energy consultancy, Natural Power, is looking to recruit a Wind Farm Area Manager. Ideally located in Leicester or the surrounding areas, you will be responsible for managing our wind farm managers in the South Wales, Central and East of England regions.
Your primary role will be to ensure that all sites are operated and maintained in accordance with the Site Management Agreements, current Health, Safety and Environment regulations & guidance; and Natural Power policies and procedures.

Job Location: East Midlands

Level: Senior Level

Closing Date: January 27


The British Antarctic Survey (BAS) is currently searching to fill the role of Base Commander (£32,610 - £43,093) at its base on Bird island.
As part of the Natural Environment Research Council, the BAS aims to undertake a world-class programme of scientific research, and to sustain for the UK an active and influential regional presence and a leadership role in Antarctic affairs.

It now has a requirement for a Base Commander at our base on Bird Island. In doing so, the Base Commander is expected to oversee a safe and efficient operation of that given Station. Supporting Operations Group, in its’ role of delivering services to science projects in Antarctica, in accordance with the surveys policies and plans.
The post holder must have the ability to attend, and pass, a variety of training courses appropriate to the skills required (or equivalent).

Location: Antarctic & South Atlantic

Level: Senior Level

Closing Date: March 4



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