CJS Professional: October 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.

Jobs advertised in this Month's edition:
Title, Employer, Location:, Basis: (contract details if known)
Assistant Data Manager, RSPB, Bedfordshire (full time, 6 months)
Data Manager, RSPB, Sandy, Bedfordshire (full time, permanent)
Land-based Alternative Provision Manager, Lorica / East Clayton Farm, Pulborough, West Sussex (3 years with potential to make permanent)
John Muir Award Officer (England), John Muir Trust, North of England, Midlands, or North Wales border. Home working may be considered.(full time, 35hpw. Fixed term until 31st July 2020)
Reserves Officer - West Cambridgeshire, The Wildlife Trust for Beds, Cambs & N’hants, based in the heart of the Great Fen Living Landscape area, near Holme, Cambs (full time)
Conservation Officer - West Country Buzz (maternity cover), Bumblebee Conservation Trust, North Devon (35hpw)
Conservation Officer, RSPB, Tyne and Wear (Full time  Permanent)
Conservation Officer, RSPB, Norfolk and Lincolnshire (Full time  Permanent)
Senior Conservation Planner, RSPB, Cardiff or Bangor (Full time  Permanent)
Somerset Environmental Records Centre Manager (SERC), Somerset Wildlife Trust, Taunton (37.5 hours per week)
Consultant Ecologist, via East Midlands, West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, (37 hours per week)
Senior Ecologist, ECOSA, head office in rural Hampshire.
Conservation Officer - Cambridgeshire, RSPB, Cambridgeshire (Full time  Permanent)
Conservation Advisor, RSPB, Forest of Bowland Priority Landscape, Lancashire (Full time  Permanent)
Conservation Officer - Bowland, RSPB, Forest of Bowland Priority Landscape, Lancashire (Full time  Permanent)
Countryside Ranger, Elmbridge Borough Council, Elmbridge
Senior Conservation Officer, RSPB, Cambridgeshire  (Full time  Permanent)
Conservation Officer, RSPB, Dumfries & Galloway (Full time  Permanent)
Trusts and Grants Officer, Wiltshire Wildlife Trust, Elm Tree Court, Long Street, Devizes, SN10 1NJ  (37.5 hpw)
West Suffolk Woodlands Assistant Warden, Suffolk Wildlife Trust, Bradfield Woods, Felsham, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 0AQ  (Fixed term 1 year, full time)
Senior Project Officer,South East Rivers Trust, Office based in Carshalton (SM5) with travel across the South East (Full time, permanent - 40 hours per week)
Project Officer, South East Rivers Trust, Office based in Carshalton (SM5) with travel across the South East (Three year contract. Full time -40 hours per week)
Warden, RSPB, Pitsea, Essex (Full time  Permanent)
Assistant Warden, RSPB,  Essex (Full time  Permanent)
Senior Ecologist and Ecologist, Ecosupport Ltd, Fareham, Hampshire
Natural Flood Management Project Officer, River Thame Conservation Trust (in partnership), Flexible Working including: Headington, Oxford / Buckingham / Cranfield / Home (3 year project, 3.5 days per week)
Growing Team Assistant, Cheviot Trees Ltd, Berwick upon Tweed
Senior Project Officer, TCV, based in Colchester (35 hours per week working alternate Sundays)
Senior Tutor, FSC Margam Discovery Centre, Port Talbot (Permanent)
Policy Adviser Wildlife & Conservation, Scottish Land & Estates, based in Musselburgh

131 new adverts posted online this past month. We can also include details of conservation tasks, volunteer taster days or recruitment days, for a free listing simply email up to 50 words to ranger@countryside-jobs.com.

Surveys and Fieldwork
Five citizen science projects added to the listings during September

Features and In Depth articles
From the blog: What's the paw count on your site? Do the canine visitors (or their owners) cause you problems? Or could they bring you an increase in visitor numbers?
The changing habitats of hedgehogs. How the human landscape has influenced hedgehog habitats in the UK by Grace Johnson, Hedgehog Officer at Hedgehog Street (PTES)
How many small developers actually think about their wildlife impact?
Many householders and smaller developers may be unaware that local planning authorities (LPAs) have a statutory requirement to consider the ecological impact of development proposals, and to promote biodiversity improvements.  Written by Dr. Rosalie Callway of Partnership for Biodiversity in Planning
Canada, Russia, Scandinavia and Svalbard.  Most of us will never make it to any of these places in our lifetime.  For hundreds of thousands of migratory birds, these far-flung places are their summer breeding grounds. WWT article written for World Migratory Bird Day.
Connecting people and place. When People and the DALES (Diversity, Access, Learning, Environment, Sustainability), Yorkshire Dales Millennium Trust’s outreach project, won the Government’s Year of Green Action Award, it was a celebration of not only ten years hard work but the number of lives the scheme has touched.
Keep It, Bin It: the national anti-littering campaign aiming to make dropping litter culturally unacceptable - No More Rubbish Excuses!  Defra's anti litter campaign. Millions of pieces of litter are dropped every day in England.  Anyone working in the environment sector will know that littering is not only unsightly, but has a devastating impact on our native wildlife.
How three words can communicate any rural location.  what3words is a new global addressing system that has given every 3m square in the world a unique 3 word address. Now, people can refer to any precise location using just three words from the dictionary.

CJS Focus
CJS Focus on Countryside Management in association with the Countryside Management Association. Included in full.
28 pages in total with information about the countryside management sector, organisations and charities, training courses and events. 11 articles and viewpoint pieces

CJS Information and other articles
CJS 25th Birthday wishes this month from: Dan Barnett, Access and Recreation Manager at Exmoor National Park Authority and Linda Nunn, Director of Cranborne Chase AONB
CJS Birthday gifts: For October we have two lovely environmentally friendly gifts for you: a set of winter themed seedballs and from Big Wild Thought two badger prints and a red fox accessories case.
CJS Photography competition: September is a lovely photo of ducklings on Lancaster Canal taken by John Jones.  This month's suggested theme is British Wildlife and a Robin Nest Box from Wildlife & Countryside Services will be awarded to the best photo submitted during October.
Staged photographs and the CJS Photography Competition - an important change to the rules, please read.  Following the furore around the winning image in the BBC Countryfile calendar photography competition the CJS Team has discussed the implications for our competition and as a result we have updated the rules with regard to staged images. More detail including our reasons here.

Top headlines from the past month: Click here to read

Training Calendar Click here to read
Join the Outdoor Recreation Network for their upcoming ‘Outdoor Recreation 2030: Future Trends and Insights’ Conference on 22nd & 23rd October 2019.
NBN Conference 2019: This year’s NBN Conference is taking place on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 November at the Albert Hall, Nottingham. The theme is "Network, Knowledge and Narrative - sharing and using data across the NBN and beyond."
Calendar of events and short courses occurring in December., 5  pages
Send information about your training courses today to training@countryside-jobs.com or submit online here.

Grants and sources of funding
Eight new listings this month

Print length this edition: 119
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: 14 November
Got something to share or want to advertise? The deadline is: 5pm Monday 11 November
Contact us by email: ranger@countryside-jobs.com