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Logo: Greenwillows Associates LtdHabitat Management Assistant / Arb Groundworker

Salary: Starting wage 9.30 per hour depending on experience (we are a Living Wage employer)

Full time, casual hours or 6 month contract available


Who we are:

Greenwillows Associates is a friendly, family-run independent ecological consultancy based near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. We have been running for 17 years. We conduct a wide variety of protected species, arboricultural and habitat surveys across the East and South-East of England as well as providing practical habitat creation/management services. Our clients range from large utility companies, developers and architects through to schools and individual homeowners.


Why work for us? 

  • Most of our sites are local and within an hour or so drive from the office
  • We are a small consultancy, so you will experience all aspects of the business and there is flexibility to develop the role according to your interests and specialities
  • We prioritise staff welfare and our commitment to nature conservation as our core values whilst balancing this with our duty to our clients
  • Varied portfolio of clients meaning you will often be working on a number of different projects


The Role

Duties will include assisting with habitat management and improvement which could include the following:

  • Brushcutting and small chainsaw works
  • Assisting with creation of log/brick hibernacula
  • Assisting with setting up protected species surveys such as reptile and newt surveys.
  • Undertaking other tasks as prescribed by the Ecological Manager which could include surveying for protected species such as great crested newts, bats, reptiles, water voles etc. 


Essential Qualifications or Skills:

  • NPTC or equivalent
  • Brushcutter/Strimmer Certification
  • CSCS Card
  • Emergency First Aid
  • A friendly, team player attitude
  • A full driving licence and access to own transport.



  • Chainsaw Maintenance and Cross Cutting
  • Felling and Processing Trees up to 380mm
  • Woodchipper Certification



If you are interested in hearing more about this role please contact Claire at claire@greenwillowsassociates.co.uk Phone: 01487 823198 Website - www.greenwillowsassociates.co.uk 


Twitter - @GreenwillowsLtd   




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