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Countryside Student Placement (10 months)


Summary (optional)
We have four placement opportunities for enthusiastic sandwich course students.
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Placement date: 1 November 2021 to 2 September 2022.
Payment: £104.04 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, installation of infrastructure, woodland management.
  • Reserve safety audits and follow up work.
  • The opportunity to attend training courses.
  • A chance to make contacts in the countryside sector.


What will I be involved in?       

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

Manager details for informal discussion regarding the post:

Countryside Warden
Lesley Lawson
07733 012842
lesley.lawson@conwy.gov.uk

Closing date for applications: 25th June 2021

Online interview: 6th July 2021

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