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River Stewardship Company is a social enterprise with a rapidly growing portfolio of commercial waterway maintenance projects with the Environment Agency, local authorities, riparian landowners and others. Through commercial or grant-funded projects, we also deliver programmes of community engagement (educational activities in schools, volunteer days, festivals, events and other activities) designed to connect, inspire and empower local people to improve themselves, their community and their local patch of waterway.


We are currently recruiting for a motivated, passionate and reliable person to join our contract delivery team as a Site Operative; responsible for delivering a variety of waterway maintenance contracts, and ensuring the efficient and professional provision of RSCís services.


Tasks may include (but are not limited to) invasive species control, vegetation management, tree management, debris removal, habitat creation, surveying and the delivery of volunteer day programmes.


The Site Operative will have a passion for and experience of working in and improving the natural environment, in a paid or voluntary position. They will preferably have a driving licence and have tickets for relevant areas of competence (eg., brush cutter, chainsaw, herbicides etc) and have a good knowledge of health and safety and environmental management. They must be reliable, hard-working, have a practical aptitude and be able to work well within a small team.


We have a variety of positions available across part-time/full-time and fixed-term or zero hours/casual roles. Please discuss your preferences with us upon application.


Please request an application form via info@the-rsc.co.uk, and submit your application form when you are ready. If you are shortlisted, we will contact you to invite you to interview. 


****Due to high interest we will be closing this advert on Friday 2nd November at 2pm****




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