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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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  • November 2022 - September 2023
  • Payment: £104.80 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?       

Post 1

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.

Post 2 (2 positions available)

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.

Practical management work at the Great Orme Country Park and other Local Nature Reserves.

 

Post 3

Practical management, wildlife monitoring, interpretation and education work at the Great Orme Country Park, with the opportunity to work on other nature reserves.

What do I do next?

Get in touch

Manager details for informal discussion regarding the post:

Country Park Warden 01492 874151 / sion.dafis@conwy.gov.uk
Countryside Warden 07733 012842 / lesley.lawson@conwy.gov.uk

Closing date for applications is 25 March 2022

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