Estates Land Agent – Summer Internship

at United Utilities
Location Denton, United Kingdom
Date Posted 08/05/2024
Category Environment and Countryside
Land Management and Surveying
Placements
Job Type Temporary Vacancies
Closing Date Apply ASAP
Start Date 01/07/24
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Description

How to Apply

United Utilities provides water and sewage services to seven million people across the North West of England. It's a big job and a lot of work goes on behind the scenes to keep things running smoothly for our customers. From operating our pipes and improving water quality, to embracing new technologies and safeguarding the local environment – whether you're in our head office or out on site, there's always plenty going on. Our internship programmes will give you the opportunity to learn first-hand how we make this happen.

Role Overview

In the Catchment Planning, Conservation and Partnerships team you will join our Land Agents Team and assist the Land Agent to help protect, maintain and improve the quality of raw water resources derived from the company's catchments. You will promote sustainable land management with the development and implementation of strategies to optimise the economic, environmental and social benefits generated from Company landholdings.

You could be involved in any aspect of rural estate management including property management, agri-environment schemes, supporting biodiversity aims (including SSSI & SPA), tree planting, improving wildlife habitats, facilitating water catchment regeneration schemes and other capital investment and maintenance work across the estate

The role is to cover Greater Manchester/Peak District /Cheshire region. Hybrid working role with office facilities at Denton WTW.

As your internship progresses there will be substantial scope to take on additional responsibilities as you gain more experience.

Don't worry, we won't throw you in at the deep end. You'll have mentors and managers with you as you progress through your placement and support you as you work towards your personal development goals.

What we are looking for

  • Working towards or hold a degree in a land based or environmental related subject
  • A full UK driving license.
  • Interest and/or experience in rural land management and/or environmental issues is key.
  • A Practical, approachable and enthusiastic can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work in rural outdoor environment is essential.
  • Have good computer skills across Microsoft Office suite.

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