Land Agent Intern - Summer Placement
Duration: 3 months
Salary: £20,000 per annum (pro-rata based on duration)
Working Hours: 37.00 per week
Stat Date: July 2022
Help keep taps flowing and toilets flushing across the North West
At United Utilities, we’re not only essential service providers to over 7 million customers across the region but we’re also at the forefront of tackling some of the biggest climate and environmental challenges in a generation. All our people are essential in achieving our net zero targets and creating a more resilient North West.
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.
We have been awarded with a Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, recognising the Best Places to Work in 2020. We were ranked #19 company in the UK, based solely on the input of employees, who provide feedback on their jobs, work environments and companies on Glassdoor, one of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites.
You will be joining the United Utilities family of over 5,000 employees who all help to provide great service for our 7 million customers.
To support the Land Agent Team with surveys and associated land management tasks (over the summer period of 2022).
To undertake survey work and associated land management tasks such as research and mapping across the rural estate. Clear and concise reporting of findings and feedback to managers will be other key areas of the job.
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
- You will be educated to degree level or equivalent
- Driving licence is essential and access to a vehicle would be desirable.
- Interest and/or experience in rural and/or environmental issues is desirable.
- Practical, approachable and enthusiastic character would suit this role.
- Keen to work in outdoor environment is essential.
- One role to cover Greater Manchester/Lancashire region and the other role to cover Cumbria/Lancashire region
If you want to join an FTSE 100 company that wants to disrupt the water industry and you want to make a positive change in the world we would like to hear from you.
We celebrate and support diversity and are committed to ensuring equal opportunities for both employees and applicants.
Due to the length of your programme you will be engaged via our resourcing partner Rullion.
How to apply
All roles will be advertised on our United Utilities Career's Page. Roles will be advertised on selected University portals to encourage applications. All applications will need to be completed online through the United Utilities Careers Page.
We need fantastic people to enable us to deliver a great service to the public. We are committed to reaching and recruiting from every community and then supporting employees to achieve their full potential ensuring they feel valued and included, regardless of their gender, age, race, disability, sexual orientation, or social background.
If you are offered a job with us, a number of pre-employment checks need to be carried out before your appointment can be confirmed. Any offer of employment with United Utilities will be subject to a satisfactory checking report from the Disclosure Scotland / the Disclosure and Barring Service.