Category Archives: careers in environment and wildlife

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Veterinary Surgeon

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Rhian (29) works at a veterinary clinic in the countryside.  She is an equine vet specialising in the care of horses. She also gets  involved in the care of farm animals and pets.  She is dedicated to the job but … Take me to the video

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Civil Service Fast Streamer

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Amy (aged 25) is a Civil Service fast-streamer working at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. She is a European specialist and her work focuses on science and research funding. Projects cover a wide range of subjects ranging from … Take me to the video

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Materials Engineer Metallurgist

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Muhammad (26) talks to us about his early days as a graduate trainee at Tata Steel and how he spent time in many different areas of the company and most enjoyed his experiences within the ironworks. He now manages the … Take me to the video

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Species Conservation Research Officer

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Not a member but want to watch this interview? Julia (27) works at Slimbridge for an environmental charity, The Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust.  She monitors and records changes in the habits and numbers of Bewick Swans that visit the UK … Take me to the video

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Quarry Operative

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Ben (23) has worked for three years at a quarry driving and operating large machines including trains.  He starts his day early cleaning the machines and then works in the quarry sorting and moving stone, gravel, mud and slurry.  Career … Take me to the video

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Systems Co-ordinator (Environmental)

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Amie (23) works at a quarry where her main responsibilities are to monitor environmental practices, and ensure correct health and safety standards are followed.   Her work is very varied: it includes training staff and compiling reports for the environmental agencies. … Take me to the video

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Recycling Sites Inspector

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Peter (28) is responsible for the smooth running of 18 refuse recycling sites and a staff of 80. He began as casual labour and has worked his way up. His job requires good people skills and the ability to make … Take me to the video

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Ecologist

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Sarah (26) works in the Environmental Division of a large engineering company. It is her responsibility to survey an area for protected species before construction projects begin and then advise how risk to wildlife can be averted. Her time is … Take me to the video

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Wetlands Reserve Warden

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James (28) works for Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) at Slimbridge. He is part of a 3-person team who look after the 800-acre reserve, monitor daily activity of birds, and interact with the visiting public. They seasonally adjust water levels … Take me to the video

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Trainee Quarry Manager

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James (22) joined Bardon Aggregate after study mining and engineering at university. As a trainee manager he is involved in all aspects of work at the quarry and his time is divided between office responsibilities and helping, hands-on, with quarry … Take me to the video

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