CJS Professional: February edition

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Jobs advertised in this Month's edition:
Assistant Fishery Officer, Dee District Salmon Fishery Board, across the Dee District, Aberdeenshire (six months, commencing March/April 2019.)
Seasonal Education Officer, New Forest National Park, Lymington, Hampshire (Maternity cover from April to October 2019, 30 hpw)
Assistant Access & Recreation Officer, Dartmoor National Park Authority, Based DNPA Headquarters in Bovey Tracey,(Part time:  29.6 hours per week 1 year fixed-term contract)
Senior Site Manager, RSPB, RSPB Bempton Cliffs, East Yorkshire coast
Arboricultural Consultant, Tyler Grange, Manchester, London, Cotswolds or Birmingham
Grounds Manager, Ilminster Town Council, Ilminster, South Somerset
NIA Advisory Officer (Culm), innovative partnership, led by Devon Wildlife Trust, based at DWT’s Cookworthy office in North Devon. (part-time (22.5 hpw), fixed term appointment until September 2020)
Visitor Development and Marketing Assistant, North York Moors National Park Authority, Based in Helmsley
Commercial Properties Manager, North York Moors National Park Authority, North York Moors (3 year fixed term contract)
Grounds Manager, one of the country's leading Independent Schools, working across 3 sites in Hampshire
Head of Polyhalite Projects, North York Moors National Park Authority, Helmsley, North Yorkshire
Estate Worker/Groundsman, Log House Holidays, Family run 130 acre nature reserve and lake, Cotswold Water Park (Initial 5 year contract, Full or 4/5 time. Flexible working possible.)
Estate Manager, Sheldon, Doddiscombsleigh, Exeter
Invasive Species Officer, The River Dee Trust, Rivers Dee and Don, Aberdeenshire (six-month fixed term contract, starting Mar/April 2019)
Forest Ranger, Vision Redbridge (London Borough of Redbridge), Hainault Forest IG7 4QN
Seasonal Assistant Stockperson, Surrey Wildlife Trust, (35 hours per week. April to October inclusive)
Monitoring Officer - Cairngorms Connect, RSPB Scotland, Glenmore / Strathspey (Full time. Contract: Until December 2023)
Delivery Manager - Cairngorms Connect, RSPB Scotland, Aviemore (Full time. Contract: Until December 2023)
Learning Assistant, RSPB, Southern West Sussex  (Part time, 18 hours per week. Contract: 1 April - 19 July)
Communications and Involvement Manager - Cairngorms Connect, RSPB Scotland, Aviemore (Full Time. Contract: Until 31 December 2023)
Maintenance Ranger, North York Moors National Park Authority, Sawmill Lane Depot, Helmsley  (15 hours/week)
Senior/Principal Ecologist, Ecolocation, Warwickshire (home-based considered) (Permanent post, Full time/part time/flexible - all options considered)
Administrator - Cairngorms Connect, RSPB Scotland, Aviemore (Full Time. Contract: Until December 2023)
Engagement Officer, Durham Wildlife Trust, Based at Durham Wildlife Trust’s Head Office:  Rainton Meadows, Houghton-le-Spring
Funding Development Officer, Yorkshire Dales National Park on behalf of the Northern Upland Chain Local Nature Partnership, Based at Yoredale, Bainbridge (Fixed term contract for 9 months. Part time - 21 hours a week)
Seasonal Field Surveyors, Ecolocation, Warwickshire (home-based considered) (Fixed term April-Sept (a start in May will be considered) Full time/part time/flexible - all options considered)
Head Gardener, Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust,  Dumfries
Seasonal Ecologist, MAB Environment and Ecology Ltd, Thirsk, North Yorkshire (Fixed term: mid April to mid October 2019. Full time - 40 hpw)
Taste of Game Officer, BASC: British Association for Shooting and Conservation, Wrexham?
Summer Field Surveyor, ECOSA, Generally based around our offices in Hampshire and Gloucestershire and the surrounding counties
Facilities Management Apprenticeship, Trust MGT, Head Office in Tarporley

49 adverts for voluntary posts added this month, plus an additional 119 in CJS Focus (below)

Surveys and Fieldwork
Two surveys added during the month - CPRE Star Count and BDS Dragonfly Surveys.
National Biodiversity Network are looking for species experts to help with the NBN Atlas. [more]

CJS Focus
CJS Focus on Volunteering in association with the Woodland Trust was published on Monday and is included in full, read it here or download a PDF version.
  • Lead article is from the Woodland Trust detailing how they aim to plant a quarter of a million trees in a mass youth engagement project to create the UK’s first Young People’s Forest. 
  • Student Volunteering Week runs from 11- 17 February. It’s a fantastic way for charities to work with students.
  • South Downs National Park has around 300 active volunteers; they discuss the different ways they get people involved.
  • This year the Forestry Commission is celebrating 100 years of forestry, as part of the celebrations they are promoting staff a volunteering scheme.
  • Until 2016 RSPCA didn’t involve volunteers in the work of their Inspectorate; following a successful pilot they now recruit Wildlife Casualty Volunteers - find out what’s involved.
  • Volunteering isn’t all manual labour; find out what the Events & Publicity Volunteers get up to with the Mendip Hills AONB.
  • Volunteers’ Week runs from 1-7 June every year, organised by NCVO it’s a chance for organisations to celebrate the millions of volunteers who give their time; find out how you can get involved.
This edition runs to 36 pages and in addition to the articles carries lots of voluntary vacancies and work day opportunities.

CJS Information and other articles
CJS 25th Birthday wishes from: Countryside Management Association and HighGround [more]
Enter the draw for this month's Birthday Present - Seedballs and a 2019 calendar from Sussex Wildlife Trust .[more]
CJS is delighted to announce that Countryside-Careers.Com, our CV listing site is live for all countryside professionals. Accepting profiles and CVs for jobseekers and also freelancers all searchable by prospective employers. [more]

Top headlines from the past month: Click here to read

Training Calendar Click here to read
Calendar of events and short courses occuring in April.
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 7 new and updated listings.
Plus news on the new National Lottery Heritage Fund, the renamed and relaunched Heritage Lottery Fund.

Print length this edition: 127
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 March
Got something to share or want to advertise? The deadline is: 5pm Monday 11 March
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