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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:

Building Maintenance Surveyor - Isles of Scilly


Hugh House

 £25,000 - £28,500 pa
A vacancy has arisen within the Building Surveying team based at Hugh House, St. Mary’s,  Isles of Scilly, for a Building Maintenance Surveyor to work as part of a small team responsible for the delivery of all built environment maintenance, refurbishment and new build projects over four of the five islands.
You will be primarily responsible for the repair and maintenance of a range of residential and commercial properties and infrastructure.  You will deal with cyclical and reactive maintenance and assist with small refurbishment project management. As such you should be able to demonstrate a working knowledge of building regulations, planning requirements, improvement and repair works including inspecting and managing contractors work.
You will have a HND in Building Surveying or a similar qualification, with an understanding and implementation of health and safety practices.
For further information and the job description please click here.
Closing date: Friday 31st August 2018

Rural Estate Surveyor - Cornwall










2 years fixed term contract
£27,000 - £30,000 per annum, plus Car Allowance
 A unique opportunity has arisen for a recently qualified rural surveyor to join a vibrant team managing the Estate’s rural interests in Lostwithiel, Cornwall.  These include a portfolio of over 40 let farms and separately let residential properties, 330 miles of the Cornish coastline, 58 miles of river, an 80,000 acre mineral estate and a number of substantial historic assets and heritage properties.
The role would suit a forward thinking individual looking to further their experience with a progressive Estate encompassing a significant and diverse portfolio.
You will be a recently qualified Professional Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) via the rural pathway.
You will have a sound practical understanding of farming and be an excellent communicator, able to converse effectively with the broad range of tenants on the estate, contractors and members of the public, as well as senior members of the Duchy Estate’s staff, Duchy Estate Council Members and personnel from HRH’s office. An interest in Marine and Minerals management is desirable but not essential, as training will be given.

You will have a real empathy with the sensitive management of the countryside, an enthusiasm to learn and deliver work accurately and on time.
Futher information on the job description is available here.
 Closing date: 31st  August 2018
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

The Duke of Cornwall

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

The Duchess of Cornwall

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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History of the Duchy

History of the Duchy

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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