Conservation Worker

Conservation Worker

Eager to help the environment, Conservation Workers protect, manage and enhance the local environment – including grassland, woodland, rivers, forests, coasts and mountains near the railway. They provide advice and recommendations to decision-makers, raise awareness of environmental issues and contribute to the creation of action plans.

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Average Salary

£18,000 - £30,000

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What does this role involve?

Typical duties include:

  • Monitor and maintain the health of natural ecosystems
  • Conduct surveys and collect data
  • Work with local communities to develop and implement conservation plans


  • Analytical thinking
  • Interest in the environment
  • Problem-solving
  • Relationship-building


  • GCSE grades A*-C
  • A-Levels in sciences, such as Biology and Geography
  • Environmental Science, Biology or relevant Bachelor’s Degree
  • Level 4 NVQ or equivalent T Level in Environmental Science, Biology or related subject
  • Level 6 Diploma or equivalent Degree Apprenticeship in Environmental Science, Biology or related subject

Example Qualifications

  • Level 6 Award
  • Level 6 Certificate
  • Level 6 Diploma
  • Degree Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 NVQ

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