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Conservation Project Supervisor


Company: Conservation Contracts North West

Salary: £18,000-20,000 pa

Location: Horwich, Bolton

Website: http://www.ccnw.info 

Contact email: cn@ccnw.info 


What we do


Conservation Contracts North West is a professional environmental contracting and consulting service specialising in habitat management on all aspects of sensitive projects across the north west of England. As part of our business growth we are looking to appoint a Conservation Project Supervisor to strengthen our experienced team.


We provide an integrated and comprehensive service for local authorities, government agencies, commercial clients, community groups, utility companies and land owners, working in partnership to improve our environment.


Role Specification:


  • To work and supervise a small team, carrying out mid-large scale programmes of practical environmental conservation projects within the Northwest region;
  • Carry out maintenance tasks (meadow cutting, hedge cutting etc.) in line with job sheets;
  • Invasive Species management and treatment;
  • Liaise with clients to deliver high quality practical environmental conservation projects which contribute toward targets within the CCNW Strategic Plan and Local Operational Plans;
  • Responsible for CCNW’s local resources (premises, vehicles, protective clothing, tools and stocks of materials) and for ensuring they are maintained, serviced and replaced as appropriate;
  • To carry out and be responsible of all site specific risk assessments and follow generic risk assessments at all times on all work projects;
  • Ensure that all practical work is carried out to a high standard and adhering to Health & Safety policies and procedures;
  • To carry out any other reasonable duties to perform job role and to assist the management team in achieving CCNW’s Objectives.


Post requirements


  • Practical or relevant qualification in conservation/ countryside/ environmental practices or relevant up to date experience;
  • Be able to lead a team on a wide variety of projects;
  • Have an active interest in the outdoor environment;
  • Have a full driving licence that enables you to drive in the UK and have access to private transport;
  • Ensure jobs are completed to specification and on time.


What do we offer?


  • Starting salary on a scale £18,000-£20,000 p.a. (depending on qualifications and experience)
  • Company Vehicle (work use only unless otherwise specified)
  • 29 days leave
  • Staff support/Training
  • Uniform




Your C.V. and a covering letter must be emailed to Colin Ness at cn@ccnw.info or posted to Personnel Department, Conservation Contracts North West Ltd, 29-31 Lee lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AX.


Closing date for applications is Friday 10th November 2017.