Voluntary Conservation Trainee

Closing date:
Salary: Unpaid. Training and travel expenses will be covered
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Based at Pond Farm, Wisley Common, Byfleet, Surrey, GU23 6QS (placement covers the whole county)
This placement provides an excellent training opportunity to gain valuable knowledge and hands-on experience in conservation and land management.

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The successful applicant will receive a diverse range of practical training from heathland management, sustainable woodland management, to conservation grazing, along with more transferable skills.

Some flexibility exists around the role, dependent on candidates’ skills and availability. We offer a selection of external training covering outdoor first aid, brushcutter and NPTC chainsaw use, in addition to internal training including species ID, cattle welfare and habitat management.

Applicants must have some previous practical conservation experience, good communication skills, be computer literate, a good level of physical fitness, with a full driving licence. A relevant qualification is desired. Candidates must have a keen interest in the environment and be seeking a career in this field. Trainees anticipated commitment will be - 3 days per week, for 12 months.

To see further information and to apply for this role, please see role description and application form below, or to discuss the role in further detail please email claire.courtier@surreywt.org.uk

Please note we require a completed application form to apply for this role and cannot accept CV’s.

Job reference: Voluntary Conservation Trainee

Voluntary conservation trainee role description & application form