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Trainee Peatland Surveyor


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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To apply please email your full CV and covering letter to esther@elanvalley.org.uk by 5pm Wednesday 5th June 2024.

Relief Cleaner

We are looking for a friendly and hardworking person to join our busy team as a relief cleaner for
our various holiday accommodation offerings in the Elan Valley.

Duties will include weekday cleaning of Cwm Clyd Bunkhouse, which is a group accommodation
facility with 21 beds. We may also contact you if we require relief cleaning of our self-catering
holiday accommodation which will include making beds. This role can be fitted around school hours.

As this is a relief post, hours of work will be as and when required and you may be contacted at short
notice.

It is vital that you have a car as the location of the properties are in remote areas of the Elan Estate.
No experience necessary as training will be given but it is advantageous.

There may be some weekend working. This job is mostly during mornings, casual and pay is above
minimum wage.