Exmoor House, Dulverton, Somerset
Do you have a natural passion for conservation and our National Parks? Do you want to utilise your background in environmental sciences to make a difference to one of the UK’s most beautiful spaces? If so, read on.
Exmoor National Park Authority is the organisation that manages a unique and beautiful part of the country that has been shaped by nature and people over thousands of years.
From the high cliffs that plunge into the Bristol Channel to the vast moorlands of North Devon, Exmoor offers drama, tranquillity, beauty and adventure.
We’re now looking for a Conservation Intern to join us on a 12 month internship.
- Salary of £15,821 pro rata
- Government pension
- A training allowance to support you in your career development
- 27 days’ holiday pro rata, plus a pro rata entitlement to Bank Holidays
This is a fantastic opportunity to gain valuable experience and diversify your skill set while protecting the breath-taking scenery of Exmoor.
Working alongside a diverse range of teams, you will gain a unique insight into how a National Park operates.
So, if you want to turn your passion into a career, supporting the promotion and education of conservation, we want to hear from you.
As a Conservation Intern, you will undertake an incredible learning experience where you will promote conservation activities across Exmoor National Park.
Working within the Conservation and Access Team, you will learn to:
- Support the development of the Historic and Natural Environment Records
- Promote a range of outreach projects and events
- Input information so that ecological records are available electronically
- Collate and input survey information and location data to agreed national standards
- Support the Interpretation and Education teams at events and with activities
To join us as a Conservation Intern, you will need:
- A strong background in environmental science, archaeology, biology or similar
- A very strong interest in conservation and the National Parks
- The ability to input data accurately with a strong attention to detail
- A good level of ICT skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Other organisations may call this role Promotion Intern, Internship, Environmental Intern, Trainee Conservation Assistant, Trainee National Park Assistant, National Park Intern, or Intern.
This is a full-time role, working 37 hours per week, however we are flexible over placement hours and we would still wish to hear from candidates who would want to work on a part-time basis.
The closing date for this role is the 17th March 2020, with interviews to be scheduled for the 26th March 2020.
As a service provider and local employer, Exmoor National Park Authority is committed to promoting equal opportunities and tackling social exclusion in everything it does. The Authority recognises its statutory equality duties under legislation in terms of service provision and employment and is committed to meeting them.
So, if you’re seeking an incredible learning opportunity as a Conservation Intern, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency