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Logo: Wiltshire Wildlife TrustRiver Restoration Traineeship

Type: Bursary

Hours: Full Time (37.5hrs per week)

Location: Wiltshire

Salary: 9,000 bursary in monthly payments of 750


Wiltshire Wildlife Trust has a training placement available with the Water Team from 6th August 2018 for an enthusiastic and highly motivated person interested in a career in wildlife conservation.

River Restoration and other Freshwater Wildlife Conservation (12 months based in Devizes with county-wide training)


The position is aimed at people interested in pursuing a career in River Restoration and Freshwater Wildlife Conservation and looking to gain experience and skills in the chosen field. No formal educational qualifications or previous training is required but applicants will be expected to be enthusiastic for the chosen role, show a desire and dedication to learn new skills and gain experience and demonstrate an ability to work as part of a team.


The post will be principally based in Devizes at Wiltshire Wildlife Trust HQ and will involve time spent on rivers, nature reserves and natural sites across the county.


Please note the training will involve both desk based office work and practical work outside in a range of weather conditions.


Accommodation is not offered as part of the position and the trainee will be responsible for arranging their own accommodation and transport to work bases.


A bursary of 750 a month will be paid to the trainee with a further completion payment also payable.


There is no salaried position offered on completion of the programme.


To find out more about the position and apply our website.



Our preferred method of receiving applications is through the online application form on our website. However, applications are invited in any form that applicants feels best demonstrates their personality and enthusiasm for the position; this might include video, letter or email. Please note that all applications must include all the information requested in the online application.

Visit our website to access the application form.

Or please email your application to: derekg@wiltshirewildlife.org.


Deadline for applications is 9th July 2018.  Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to a selection day on 18th July 2018. The training programme will start on Monday 6th August 2018. Unfortunately we are unable to contact unsuccessful candidates.


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