A team of over 60 highly-qualified staff work for Northumberland Wildlife Trust from its headquarters at St Nicholas Park, Gosforth.

We are looking for passionate, dedicated and resourceful people to join us - if you have an interest in nature conservation issues and a passion for the values of The Wildlife Trusts, we would love to hear from you!

All current vacancies are listed below, as well as advertised in Job Centres, environmental recruitment websites and appropriate media. For more conservation jobs see

Alternatively, why not consider gaining new skills and experience by volunteering with us? We have various exciting opportunities for people to join our team, whether you enjoy working out on our many reserves or prefer to help from our Trust offices in Gosforth. 

We regret that we are unable to accept speculative applications or hold them on file.

  • Location: The main base will be at Northumberlandia but they will be expected to travel into the Trust’s Headquarters at Gosforth occasionally.

    Salary: £12,553 to £13,650 per annum

    Closing date: Mon, 23/01/2017

    To assist with the running of the Visitor Centre and Café at Northumberlandia at the weekends and on bank holidays.

  • Location: St Nicholas Park, Gosforth

    Salary: £16,143 per annum, pro rata (£8,071) for a 17.5 hour week

    Closing date: Mon, 23/01/2017

    To provide an effective reception function, assist the Volunteer Co-ordinator and provide admin support for Marketing and other teams.

  • Location: Home and field-based, using your own transport – a mileage allowance is payable at 45p per mile.

    Salary: £16,143 per annum

    Closing date: Wed, 25/01/2017

    We are looking for an individual who can carry out grey squirrel control in specific woodlands in Northumberland’s North Tyne and Redesdale as part of a new national conservation programme. Control will be undertaken using a limited number of agreed, humane techniques specific to each ranger patch.

  • Location: Kielder Castle, Kielder

    Salary: Scale B, starting at £16,143 pa, pro-rata for a 35 hour week

    Closing date: Fri, 27/01/2017

    To lead the delivery of Kielder Osprey Watch, providing high quality face-to face interpretation to over 5000 visitors to Kielder Water and Forest Park.

  • Location: Northumberland, Newcastle and North Tyneside

    Salary: Part time evenings/weekends. Approx. 16 hours per week, flexible. Normally, earnings are commission based: earn up to £1500 a month on a freelance/self-employed basis. However, for those who don’t feel comfortable working on a commission basis, a waged option with set hours is also available. To start work from early Spring 2017 onwards.

    Closing date: Tue, 31/01/2017

    Would you like to earn some extra income by doing something that you really believe in? Do you have around 16 hours a week to spare, during weekday evenings and/or weekend afternoons? Would you like to help Northumberland Wildlife Trust achieve its aim of finding new members in your area and beyond, without having to do any selling or persuading?