Consultancy Intern

Maydencroft Limited

Hertfordshire

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

www.maydencroft.co.uk hr@maydencroft.co.uk Human Resources

Sectors: ecology, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Not specified, apply soon!


The Company

Established in 2007, Maydencroft Limited is a fast growing and highly successful company employing over 100 people. Providing unrivalled capabilities in a variety of areas, such as ecology, land management, forestry, grounds maintenance, environmental contracting and arboriculture. We work with a broad range of clients within the commercial, private, public, utility and charity sectors who rely on our dedicated teams and hi-tech, innovative equipment and vehicles.

The Role

We are looking for a Consultancy Intern to join our team and assist with a variety of projects this season. Primarily based from our head office in Hitchin, Hertfordshire, you will work alongside our ecologists and landscape consultants, assisting with surveys, administration and reporting. You will also be expected to occasionally work and live away from the office in field-based roles, which may include working anti-social hours. Flexibility, enthusiasm and a strong work ethic are essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with field survey work for Phase 1 Habitat Surveys, Preliminary Ecological Appraisals, protected species survey, invasive non-native species surveys and woodland assessments;
  • Undertaking baseline data searches including acquiring and accessing biological data records;
  • Fixed term 4 month contract, with potential for extension
  • Full time hours – 08:30- 17:30, occasional out of hours working will be required.
  • Competitive salary
  • 22 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Training opportunities
  • Use of company vehicles.
  • Contributing to the production of reports and documents, including formatting and proof reading;
  • Contributing to the design and production of landscape management plans and maps and plans using GIS, CAD and other specialist software.

Core Skills and Requirements

  • A degree or equivalent qualification/s in environmental related subject;
  • Practical experience field survey work;
  • Good understanding of wildlife and the countryside.
  • Broad knowledge of environmental and landscape management practices.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent communication and language skills;
  • Full, clean driving licence.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience carrying out protected species surveys;
  • Experience in writing professional reports;
  • Experience using specialist software such as GIS, Photoshop, and CAD.

The Package 

  • Fixed term 4 month contract, with potential for extension
  • Full time hours – 08:30- 17:30, occasional out of hours working will be required.
  • Competitive salary
  • 22 days annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Training opportunities
  • Use of company vehicles.

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