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Student Placement (10 months)

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We have placement opportunities for enthusiastic sandwich course students.
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  • 2 placements available
  • November 2023 - September 2024
  • Payment: £250.00 per week.

You must have a driving licence.

Although accommodation is not provided we are happy to provide advice on the local area and local letting companies.

What will I gain from the placement?

  • An understanding of how nature reserves and Sites of Special Scientific Interest are managed.
  • A knowledge of different habitats and associated species.
  • Survey public footpaths with some follow up work.
  • Opportunities to practice and develop practical site management skills such as fencing, footpath maintenance and habitat management.
  • Nature reserve safety audits and follow up work.
  • The chance to attend training courses.
  • A chance to make contacts in the countryside sector.

What will I be involved in?       

  • Surveying and assisting in the development of promoted walking routes, public rights of way network.
  • Practical management work at the Great Orme Country Park and other Local Nature Reserves.
  • Planning, prioritising and carrying out practical management work on a number of different nature reserves throughout the county, some interpretation work, helping the public with their enquiries.


What do I do next?

Get in touch

Get in touch for an informal discussion:

Country Park Warden 01492 874151 /

Countryside Warden 07733 012842 /

Closing date for applications is 23 June 2023

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