CJS Professional, April edition

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Jobs advertised in this Month's edition:
Title, Employer, Location:, Basis: (contract details if known)
Warden, RSPB, Airds Moss and Barons Haugh, Scotland (Full time, permanent)
Ornithological Field Surveyor, Carroll Ecology, Argyll (6 month contract initially)
Summer Wardens, Calderdale MBC, Calderdale (20 hpw, fixed contract for 13 weeks)
Head of Policy, Scottish Land & Estates, Scotland
Case Officer (Rights of Way), Open Spaces Society, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire (21 hpw)
Community Events Officer, RSPB, Aberdeen (Full time, permanent)
Bat Survey Assistants (Casual), Angela Graham Bat Consultancy Service Ltd, Manchester (Apr to Oct)
Consultant Ecologist, Kingfisher Ecology Ltd, South Wiltshire
Visitor Experience Manager, RSPB, Weymouth, Dorset (Full time, permanent)
Senior Ranger, Hart District Council, Hampshire
Countryside and Planning Officer, Thetford Town Council, Thetford, Norfolk
Seasonal Ranger, Drumlanrig Castle, Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill (Until October)
Rural Surveyor, RSPB, Inverness (Full time, permanent)
Assistant Forest Ranger, The Heart of England Forest, South Warwickshire / Worcestershire
Site Manager & Site Supervisor - Vegetation Management, Ebsford Environmental, Nostell, Wakefield (Full time, permanent)
Project Manager (Conservation & Green Spaces), Groundwork, Colne Valley Park Centre, near Uxbridge (Permanent)
Broads Reserves Assistant, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Carlton Marshes Nature Reserve, Lowestoft (6 month, full time)
Fisheries Officer, Ness District Salmon Fishery Board, Beauly, Inverness-shire (Initial 1 year contract)
Estate Worker / Groundsman, Log House Holidays, Cotswold Water Park (Initial 1 year contract)
RFS Forestry Roots Jobs, Royal Forestry Society, Exmoor NPA, Somerset; Englefield Estate, Reading; Tregothnan Estate, Kent & Westacre Estate, Norfolk
Catchment Partnership Agricultural Adviser, Shropshire Wildlife Trust, Shropshire (Full time, 1 June 2019 to end March 2020)
Visitor Experience Officer, RSPB, Belfast (Part time, 12 month contract)
Groundsman, Canonteign Falls Ltd, Christow, nr Exeter (Yearly contract)
Craftsperson, Forestry Commission England, Wareham & New Forest
Graduate Arboricultural Consultant or Arboricultural Consultant, Greenman Environmental Management, Bath (Full time)
Senior Policy Officer - Water, RSPB, Sandy, Bedfordshire (Full time, permanent)
Associate / Associate Director - Ecology , WSP, Manchester
Senior Ecologist, David Clements Ecology Ltd, Cardiff (Full time, permanent)
John Muir Award & Engagement Manager, John Muir Trust, Pitlochry or Edinburgh (Full time, permanent)

Facilities Management Apprenticeship, Trust MGT, Tarporley (Full time)
Summer 'Conservation Work Experience' Placement, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, Yorkshire (3 month placements, 3 dpw)

58 adverts for voluntary posts added this month

Surveys and Fieldwork
Additions made in March, 9 listings
Universities, researchers, colleges and PhD students do you need help with your research? Find out how to promote your work. [more]
Get involved in a Thames WaterBlitz in April with Earthwatch
National Tawny Owl Survey requires volunteers for evening visits across UK or you could monitor your local bats with Bat Conservation Trust
2019 All-Ireland Squirrel and Pine Marten Survey if you're in Ireland
Norfolk Wildlife Trust has launched a wildlife spotter survey
Plantlife runs the Great British Wildflower Hunt & is looking for data for the Rapid Woodland Assessment tool
Pollinator Monitoring Scheme with the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and RHS is asking for sightings of Cellar Slugs

CJS Focus
The next CJS Focus is on Recreation in association with the Outdoor Recreation Network due for publication on 20 May, now accepting adverts [more]

CJS Information and other articles
CJS 25 year anniversary, birthday wishes from Plantlife, our featured charity in 2017 and from Alan Preece, Senior Warden at Saltwells Nature Reseve and a long time friend of CJS. [more]
For this months birthday giveaway we have an amazing year's membership to Forestry England [more]
A few reasons why you should advertise with CJS - according to our advertisers [more]
One thing we noticed from the advertisers survey results is that many of the adverts that had lower responses than we would expect for that type of job had a couple of often repeated mistakes so we've written some Helpful Hints for Advertisers [more]
And remember you can always advertise with CJS FREE - yes: no cost, no catch, totally free of charge!
Could your site host this year's British Wildlife Photography Awards 2019 Exhibition on Tour? [more]
The Forestry Commission is marking its centenary this year, in celebration of this read what's been going on over the last 100 years and their hopes for the future [more]
The 2019 Year of Green Action - Connecting everybody with nature for its benefit and ours, an article from Defra [more]
As part of YoGA Defra commissioned Traverse to research young people’s experiences and attitudes towards taking part in environmental volunteering, read about the findings [more]
Third article from our Featured Charity: Canal and River Trust. Listen to the dawn chorus on your local canal.

Top headlines from the past month: Click here to read
It's not countryside, wildlife or nature but it does have huge implications for your news from CJS. And explains why it might look a little different than in previous editions
Have you heard of article 13, article 17 or even article 11? How about the upload filter or link tax? Probably not. CJS has been following this since it first came to our attention in 2017 because it could have a major impact on our news service. [more]

Training Calendar Click here to read
Calendar of events and short courses occurring in June.
Plus additions to long courses and providers made over the past month.
Connecting children and teenagers with local nature: UK research showcase and networking event in June with University of Brighton & Royal Holloway University of London

Send information about your training courses today to training@countryside-jobs.com or submit online here

Grants and sources of funding
Details of 2 new and updated listings.

5 new adverts including a chance to share your TCV Story as part of their 60th Anniversary Celebrations

Print length this edition: 110
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. Now with navigation at the top of the edition.

The next edition of CJS Professional will be published on: 9 May
Got something to share or want to advertise? The deadline is: 5pm Friday 3 May
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