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Logo: Waverley Borough CouncilCountryside Apprentice

35 hours per week, Godalming, Surrey

Starting salary 7,872 per annum


Would you like to work outside and do a practical job?


Are you looking to kick-start an Environmental Conservation career?


Do you have previous experience of working in the countryside (e.g. as a volunteer), the ability to work outside undertaking practical tasks and a full driving license? Are you reliable, punctual and committed to working with a friendly team offering high quality customer service to members of the public?


If this sounds like you then this is your perfect opportunity!


This role will offer you the experience, training and qualifications you need to help develop a career in Environmental Conservation. Working as part of a team you will assist the Countryside Rangers in conserving local countryside, enhancing public access, managing biodiversity and undertaking general site duties plus:

  • You will be supported to complete an NVQ in Environmental Conservation through attendance, averaging one day a week, at Sparsholt College, an award winning outdoor education college in Hampshire.
  • A starting salary of 151.38 per week
  • Up to 2 years paid work experience
  • Paid holiday of 22 days a year, plus Bank Holidays


The borough of Waverley is a beautiful place, consistently rated as one of the best places in the Country to live and to work.


Waverley takes a robust approach to thoroughly checking anyone who wants to work with children or vulnerable adults. The successful candidate will be required to apply for a Disclosure at the Enhanced level from the Disclosure and Barring Service.  Further information can be obtained from www.disclosure.gov.uk.


For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Head Ranger David Olliver  on 01483 523422.


To apply click here  


Closing date for applications: 9:00am Monday 02 July 2018

Interview date: Wednesday 11 July 2018


Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.




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