Two opportunities to join our team


We are recruiting! We have two exciting opportunities working as part of a small team committed to conserving and enhancing the natural beauty of the Coast & Heaths and Dedham Vale Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

1. Natural Heritage Officer

This role, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, will deliver a series of outreach projects to celebrate everything that is special about these areas 50 years on from their designation.

You will spend time out in these special landscapes, inspiring others to find out more about them and get involved in our work to care for them for future generations.

  • £30,151 per annum (pro rata)
  • 18.5 hours per week
  • Fixed term / Secondment until 28th February 2025
  • Find out more and apply

2. Seasonal Ranger

A unique opportunity to spend a large part of your working day in one of England’s nationally designated landscapes and become part of a small team dedicated to conserving and enhancing these special places. 

Undertaking a ranger style role in open countryside and at important sites for nature conservation, engaging with the public and being a positive advocate for the Countryside Code

  • £24,496 per annum (pro rata)
  • 29.6 hours per week (required to work 1 weekend day per week for which you will receive enhanced pay)
  • Fixed term/Secondment – for 3.5 months 
  • Find out more and apply

We are committed to flexible working and we welcome applications from everyone. We particularly welcome applications from people from minority ethnic and minority sexual orientation groups because they are under-represented in this Directorate. 

Find out more details and apply via the Suffolk Jobs Direct website. The closing date for applications is 11:30pm on 21st May 2023.