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Upstream Thinking and Biodiversity Apprentice

Posted on Oct 11, 2019 by South West Water

Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£20k - £20k Annual
[b]Would you like to start your career within one of the South West's Leading employers?[/b]

South West Water provide reliable, efficient and high-quality drinking water and waste water services throughout Cornwall, Devon, and parts of Somerset and Dorset. We believe that by investing in the future of our region, we are not only improving the quality of life for today's residents and visitors but are also taking responsibility for future generations. Our aim is to continually drive up standards, particularly in the areas that matter most to our customers and be amongst the best in the water industry.

We now have an exciting opportunity for an Upstream Thinking and Biodiversity Apprentice to join our team in Exeter.

[b]What will you be doing?[/b]

The purpose of this role is to support the Upstream Thinking and Biodiversity team to develop and deliver South West Water's PR19 Upstream Thinking, mires, Biodiversity and Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) capital Investment plans. In addition, this role will also provide the opportunity to lead on the development of SWW's tree planting commitments.

As well as receiving direct training and experience in Project Management, the Upstream Thinking and Biodiversity Apprentice will also receive training in the natural environment (learning about species, systems, habitats, rivers etc) and its management.

The Upstream Thinking and Biodiversity Apprentice will also have an opportunity to develop their skills in sustainable business and gain good experience and understanding of the water industry and a modern work place.

[b]What do you need?[/b]

*5 GCSEs or equivalent to include Maths, English and a Science subject*Enthusiasm and desire to learn new skills*Determined approach to solving problems*Passion for excellent customer service*Full UK Driving License

[b]What can South West Water offer you?[/b]

South West water can offer full support and training that helps you to develop experience and an understanding of the water industry, engineering and the impact of our industry on the environment. The successful Upstream Thinking and Biodiversity Apprentice will earn a competitive salary of 20,000 per annum, as a higher-level apprenticeship.

This is an excellent opportunity to work within in a team-orientated and collaborative environment, for a company that strives to be environmentally, socially and economically sustainable.

[b]If you have the enthusiasm and determination to join our forward-thinking business, click apply.[/b]

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status.

Reference: 771054857

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