Trainee Peatland Surveyor x2

Elan Valley Trust

Rhayader, Powys
£23,000 - £26,000 pa (pro rata)

Paid • Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, ecology

Closing date: Wednesday, 5th June 2024  

Do you feel passionate about peatland and making a difference to upland landscapes and nature? Do you like working in the outdoors? Are you keen to develop the skills and knowledge needed for a career in Peatland restoration?

If you are enthusiastic about the possibilities for Peat restoration to have a beneficial impact on the landscape, nature and carbon reduction then we are looking for people who have the enthusiasm, commitment and understanding of this important landscape for both people and wildlife. 

Based in the Elan Valley, you will be part of a dynamic team, ensuring a lasting legacy for generations to come. We are looking for a dynamic, ‘can do’ attitude and passion for engaging and empowering a wide variety of beneficiaries, partners and stakeholders in our special landscape. In return, we offer a friendly and flexible working environment, great opportunities for professional development and the chance to make a positive difference in this unique landscape. 

We anticipate that this role may suit someone with an interest in habitat restoration and peatland restoration who is keen to develop the knowledge and skills required for a career in this field. As part of this role you will also have the opportunity to study for a fully funded City and Guilds diploma in Business Skills and Environmental Conservation with Coleg Cambria as a distance learner.

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