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A private estate established in 1337 which funds the public, charitable and private activities of the Prince of Wales and his family.

Careers With The Duchy



To meet our ambitious vision for the Duchy of Cornwall, we know that we need a team of high quality, committed and innovative employees, who in turn we will develop, support, motivate and reward, enabling them to grow and excel in their roles. We aim to recruit the very best staff with a mix of backgrounds, skills & experiences and have an ambition to be an excellent place to work.

If you are interested in joining us, please see our current vacancies below:

Rural Estate Surveyor,  Princetown, Devon





An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Western District team of the Duchy of Cornwall Estate for a Rural Estate Surveyor to assist the Deputy Land Steward (Devon). The role involves providing day to day management of the Duchy’s diverse Estates in Devon comprising 27,300 hectares on Dartmoor and 1,200 hectares in Mid Devon.

The Estates also include the Dart, Salcombe / Kingsbridge and Avon estuaries in South Devon. 

The Estate office is at Princetown and this office forms part of the Duchy’s Western District. 

Working as part of a dedicated small team responsible for the management of a broad range of Estate work in Devon, the role will include: managing upland, lowland and marine estates including rent reviews, sales, lettings and general property maintenance and delivering a number of community initiatives. The delivery of these initiatives will require the successful candidate to, on occasion, work out of normal office hours to attend meetings.

You will be a Member of the Rural Practice Division of the RICS. You will have at least two year’s post RICS qualification experience and hold a relevant degree.

For further information please see the attached job description here. To apply, please submit your CV to  

Closing date is 31st July 2019.

Applications should be submitted to
If you do not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note that we only provide feedback to shortlist candidates.


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The Duke of Cornwall

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The Duchy of Cornwall is a private estate established by Edward III in 1337 to provide independence to his son and heir, Prince Edward.

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The Duchess of Cornwall supports her husband, The Prince of Wales, in carrying out his work and duties as Heir to The Throne and Duke of Cornwall.

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The Duchy was created in 1337 by Edward III for his son and heir, Prince Edward. A charter ruled that each future Duke of Cornwall would be the eldest surviving son of the Monarch and the heir to the throne.

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