CJS Professional: January 2015 edition

The latest edition of CJS Professional is now online, read it in full here: www.countryside-jobs.com/Professional/current.htm   You may need to refresh your browser.

Happy New Year from the CJS Team. We're delighted to let you know that we have been able to keep advertising rates the same as last year.
There is now a wider range of options available but we have also simplified the online information pages to make it easier for you know which is the best options for you.
One new feature for 2015 is the addition of the option to embed a video into your advert. More detail here.

Jobs advertised in this Month's edition:
Nature Conservation Ranger, London Borough of Redbridge
Project Co-ordinator (hands on), Nimrod Environmental (Barnsley)
Arborist/Trainee Arborist and Grounds People/Tree Planters, Glendale Arboriculture (new contracts in London Borough of Hillingdon and London Borough of Harrow)
Ecology Consultant - Abingdon, ADAS
Seasonal Rangers, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park
Estate Fencing Labourers,  Traditional Estate Fencing (Leicestershire based)
Estate Worker - Plant Operations and Maintenance, Ferne Animal Sanctuary  (based Wambrook, Chard)
Tree and Landscape Officer, Braintree District Council
Landscape Officer, Exmoor National Park
14 Seasonal Rangers, National Trust for Scotland (all properties particularly: Culzean Castle & Country Park, Glencoe Estate, Threave Estate)
Two chainsaw operators,  Kleen Kutt Ltd (Devon and Somerset areas)
Forestry Worker, Whitbourne Estate (Herefordshire)
Game and Gamekeeping Officer, BASC (HQ, near Chester)
Woodland Habitat Officer, Borders Forest Trust (southern Scotland)
Conservation Projects Manager, Trees for Life (across Scottish Highlands including Dundreggan Conservation Estate)
3 Month Survey and Monitoring Training Placements (x 12) Natural England Nurturing Nature Conservation Skills using National Nature Reserves (reserves across England)
Graduate Ecologist - 6 month contract, Tyler Grange LLP (Stroud, Gloucestershire)
Wildlife Supporter Officer, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
Project Co-ordinator,  The Wilderness Foundation UK (Essex)
Paddock Fencing Operative,  Professional Paddock Care (based Sleaford, Lincolnshire)
Senior Farm Ranger, Hampshire County Council (Staunton Country Park, Havant)
Project Manager, Northumberland County Council
Community Engagement Officer - Wildlife Gardening, Part time (3 days per week), Surrey Wildlife Trust
Pennine National Trails Partnership Manager, Yorkshire Dales National Park

Other adverts:
Cost-free course with week in to Canary Islands, run by Operation New World

CJS Notices
CJS Focus on Volunteering
The lead article from National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) will cover best practice in volunteer recruitment and inclusivity. Along the same lines the Campaign for National Parks (CNP) describe their successful Mosaic project and how it has helped get more people involved.
Apprenticeships are increasingly being advertised with CJS, the Skills Funding Agency have written an article about Apprenticeships in the countryside.
This edition will be published on Monday 9 February, included with CJS Weekly on Friday 6 February and in full in the next edition of CJS Professional on Thursday 12 February.  There's still time to send us your volunteer vacancies, details of volunteer conservation parties and work days or simply a please come join us plea! Send us your details here, and remember you can advertise free of charge (it's limited but it's free!). Deadline is a strict 30 January.

Top headlines from the past month including over Christmas: Click here to read

Training Calendar for  March 2015 Click here to read
If you run training courses or events for likeminded countryside professionals please send details to Helen on training@countryside-jobs.com  or feel free to recommend providers and we'll contact them to include their courses (you're not committing yourself or them to anything, and like most things with CJS it's free!)