EACH week, Ever Wild Outdoors handpicks a selection of the best vacancies around the UK that will open up opportunities for you to find work where the outdoors is a priority.
This week, we’re looking at three roles – a Ranger with Severn Trent Water in Rugby, an Urban Nature Reserve Manager in Norfolk, and a Dark Skies Officer in Wales.
Severn Trent Water – full time – Rugby, Warwickshire – £20,000 to £25,000 pa
Closing date: Monday November 14 2022
- Flexible benefits plan Lifestyle, offers the chance to mix and match a great choice of benefits from buying and selling holidays, childcare vouchers, health insurance to discounted retail vouchers at competitive rates.
- 25 days + 8 bank holidays. Employees are entitled to an additional one days holiday after 4 years continuous service and two days additional holiday after 5 years.
- Pension scheme – The company contribution rate will be at twice your personal contribution rate up to a maximum of 15%.
- Sharesave is a simple and risk free saving scheme that allows employees to buy shares in Severn Trent Plc.
- Employee Assistance Programme – Employees have free access to professional expertise and support regarding any personal, legal or financial issues and concerns.
Apply here: Ranger, Severn Trent
Urban Nature Reserves Manager
Norfolk Wildlife Trust – full time – Norwich – £24,000 to £27,000 pa
Closing date: Noon, Monday November 21
- Work on some of Norwich’s most important spaces for nature
- Competitive annual leave entitlement
- 8 % employer contribution to Aviva pension (2% employee minimum)
- Group income protection and death in service benefits (for pension members)
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption policies
- Learning days
- All staff are eligible for free admission to our nature reserves and visitor centres.
Apply here: Urban Nature Reserves Manager
Dark Skies Officer
Denbighshire County Council – full time – Loggerheads, Denbighshire, Wales – £24,920 – £27,514 pa
Closing date: November 14 2022
READ MORE: Dark Skies locations in the UK
- Initiate and implement projects to reduce light pollution at key sites in the AONBs and National Parks across Wales.
- Engage appropriate contractors to deliver key lighting and biodiversity projects on behalf of Designated Landscape Partnership.
- Co-ordinate and manage contractors in the delivery of capital projects ensuring they are delivered to appropriate standard and on time.
- Support colleagues in ensuring the Project meets the requirements of Welsh Government’s funding.
- Be the main point of contact for National Parks and AONBs in the delivery of the SLSP programme. Identify funding opportunities and support funding relevant bids.
- Maintain the programme budget and provide updates to the partnership as required.
- Provide reports and updates to the Programme Partnership on a regular basis and as and when required.
- Support events and other activities that promote the importance of dark night skies.
- Co-ordinate and support a monitoring programme for sky quality and biodiversity in key locations across the partnership.