January edition of CJS Professional

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Happy New Year from the CJS Team.
This year is a very special one for CJS, it's our silver anniversary!
Can you believe it? The first edition of Countryside Jobs Service, which later became CJS Weekly, was published 25 years ago that's roughly 1250 editions.
We're celebrating our birthday in lots of different ways across the year, keep an eye on our blog and social media feeds for details.  Starting with an updated logo: you'll see our 25th anniversary logo throughout the year. [read on]
Enter the draw for one our birthday gifts! This month we're giving away British Wildlife Photography Awards calendars and subscriptions to CJS.

Jobs advertised in this Month's edition:
Title, Employer, Location:, Basis: (contract details if known)
Life Skills Mentor for Adults with Learning Disabilities,Equinable Ltd, Romsey, Hampshire
Heritage Engagement Assistant, RSPB Scotland, Falkirk (Part time, 22.5 hours per week. Contract: 10 months)
Learning Assistant, RSPB Cymru, Newport, Gwent (Part time, 30 hours per week. Contract: 4 months - from April)
Project Scientist - Cairngorms Connect, RSPB Scotland, Glenmore / Strathspey (5 years)
Senior Site Manager, RSPB, Suffolk
Ecologist / Senior Ecologist / Principal Ecologist, Wildwood Ecology, Caerphilly or Cirencester
Eskdale Mill Manager, Eskdale Mill & Heritage Trust, Boot, Eskdale, Lake District (Fixed term contract 2 years and 2 months)
Assistant / Graduate Ecologists, Total Ecology Ltd, working all over the UK but based in Northumberland (for 6 months over the busy summer survey season.)
Finance, Membership & Administration Officer, Woodland Heritage, Based either at Whitney Sawmills in Herefordshire or from home (14hpw)
Director of Operations, National Forest Company, Derbyshire
Invertebrate and Botanical Surveyors, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Across England, based: Wallingford, Oxon (Fixed Term Appointment (May – August 2019))
Project Manager, Ribble Rivers Trust, Clitheroe (2 years)
Fundraising and Engagement Officer, Thames Chase Trust, The Forest Centre, Upminster
Fisheries Officer, Scottish Wildlife Trust, Edinburgh (fixed term 3 years)
Heathland Mitigation & Grazing Warden, Borough of Poole, Hatch Pond Dept, Poole, Dorset
Visitor Development Officer , RSPB, Cumbria (12 months fixed term)
Assistant Warden, RSPB Scotland, Glasgow (Full time contract until end of August 2020)
Project Manager, Nene Park Trust, Peterborough (18-month Fixed Term)
Field Studies Instructors, PGL, Osmington Bay, Weymouth, Dorset & Little Canada, Isle of Wight (seasonal contracts with flexible lengths, starting in February and March 2019)
Forest Craftsperson x 2, Forestry Commission England, Rothbury
Senior/Principal Ecologist, Greenwillows Associates, based near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Ecologist, Greenwillows Associates, based near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Ecologists x2 / Senior Ecologists, NLG Ecology, Bollington, Cheshire
Land Management Projects Officer, Herfordshire County Council, Hertford
Ecologist/Senior Ecologist, Bowland Ecology, Lanark/Flexible
Contract Manager, Scottish Woodlands Ltd, Edinburgh, EH12 9DB
Take Root Project Officer, Kent Wildlife Trust, Based at Jeffrey Harrison Visitor Centre and Nature Reserve, Sevenoaks (Part time (2 Days a week) post to 31st December 2020)
Licensed Bat Ecologist, Peak Ecology Ltd, Bakewell, Derbyshire
Field Ecologist/Graduate Ecologist, Peak Ecology Ltd, Bakewell, Derbyshire. (Graduate Ecologist: 7 month internship / Field Ecologist: 6 months)
Visitor Experience Manager, RSPB Scotland, Nethy Bridge, Inverness-shire
Countryside Access Officer, Oxfordshire County Council, Ron Groves House, Oxford
Seabird Fieldworker, The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, Skomer Island (Contracted 13 April to 17 August 2019)
Business Development Manager, Forestry Commission England, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, SO43 7NH (Fixed Term Appointment - 3 years)
Tree Health Projects Officer, Hertfordshire County Council, County Hall, Hertford (23 hours per week, Fixed Term/Secondment Contract to 31st March 2021)
Rangers, Lee Valley Regional Park Authority, Lee Valley Regional Park (1 x Full Time Permanent. 1 x Fixed Term till 31st March 2020 (with possibility to become permanent) )
Assistant Project Officer, Bolsover Woodlands Enterprise Ltd, Bolsover, Derbyshire (Fixed term contract to 31st March 2020)
Countryside Ranger, River Bourne Community Farm CIC, Castle Hill Country Park, nr Salisbury (2 Year Fixed Term Appointment)
Senior Ecologist, Gavia Environmental, Perth or Glasgow
Park Warden (Maternity Cover), Royal Alexandra & Albert School,Gatton Park, Reigate, Surrey, RH2 0TW (Full-time appointment 40 hours per week)

Communications Apprentice, Yorkshire Dales National Park, Bainbridge, Wensleydale (2 Year Apprenticeship, Full-time)
Ecology Work Placement, Ecosa, based at our Hampshire office (scheme will start in mid-April and run to the end of October)
Visitor Experience Team Placement Ranger, Severn Trent Water, One of Carsington Water, Draycote Water or Staunton Harold Reservoir (12 month Undergraduate Placement)

Reminder to advertise in CJS Focus to reach the widest audience - and it's still free!

Surveys and Fieldwork
One listing for the Big Farmland Bird Count added during December

Tomorrow’s Invertebrate Recorders On behalf of A Focus On Nature, the FSC BioLinks Project are running a week-long residential course in biological recording for 14 young people between the ages of 18 and 25. [more]

CJS Focus
View the most recent edition on Employablity in full here or download a pdf version here.

Don't miss out! The next edition will be published on 11 February and is looking at: Volunteering in association with the Woodland Trust 
this year we are only publishing one edition considering volunteering so to make sure you don't miss this edition send your adverts in now. All adverts must be received before Friday 1 February.  Free adverts are available and there's a 50% discount on any paid options (e.g. add a logo) for placement adverts. [more]

CJS Information and other articles
To keep up to date with everything this CJS Birthday Year download a copy of our calendar which has details of all the publication deadlines.  Download the CJS Calendar for 2019 here.(pdf)

Top headlines from the past month: Click here to read

Training Calendar Click here to read
Two courses with Capel Manor College starting in January: Arboriculture and Forestry Extended Certificate - Level 2 and Countryside Management Subsidiary Advanced Diploma - Level 3 [more]
Calendar of events and short courses occuring in March.
Plus additions to long courses and providers made over the past month.
Send information about your training courses today to training@countryside-jobs.com or submit online here

Grants and sources of funding
Details of 30 new and updated listings.

Print length this edition: 94
That's a lot to read however CJS Professional is set so that you can skim the headers and pick out the articles that are appropriate for you or use the links above to go direct to each section. and now with navigation at the top of the edition.

The next edition of CJS Professional will be published on: 14 February
Got something to share or want to advertise? The deadline is: 5pm Monday 11 February
Contact us by email: ranger@countryside-jobs.com