Salary: £9.50 per hour / 25 hours per week

JCP Reference: V0000397111

Location: Ashton under Lyne, OL70DH

Closing date: 28 February 2022

Contact: Liane Kirk –

About the role 

The Trainee Drone Pilot will work with the Resilient River Valleys project team to generate film footage using a drone and use film editing skills to produce short films to monitor progress of work on site, create promotional content for use on social media and material for use in training activities. You will also support site survey work to identify invasive plant species within river valleys. You will receive external drone pilot training as part of this role.

Main responsibilities will include:

  1. Scheduling and planning filming sessions with different members of delivery staff
  2. Organising and maintaining equipment
  3. Producing drone and video footage at different locations and events
  4. Editing film footage to create films for different purposes as agreed by relevant project manager
  5. Ensuring permissions are completed and stored correctly
  6. Completing all training provided through the job role

Following all health and safety procedures and risk assessments

How to apply 

If you’re interested in applying for a Kickstart job with Groundwork, you’ll need to register with your local Jobcentre where all vacancies will be advertised and available.

What is Kickstart? 

Kickstart placements can help you into careers that help protect the environment, tackle climate change, and support local communities.

You’ll get paid a real wage, gain valuable experience and we will give you all the training and support you need to succeed.

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