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Chainsaw and Brushcutter Operatives


Closing Date: 22/11/2019 (due to the short-term nature of these particular opportunities, applications will be considered as they arrive)


Location: Mendip Hills & Somerset Levels


Pay: 16,800 pro rata; 35 hours/wk plus travel. Immediate start - end February 2020. Possibly longer. Mileage allowance.


Green Mantle (Ecosophy) Limited (see www.green-mantle.co.uk)




Exciting opportunities to gain invaluable experience of countryside management and discover extensive networking possibilities. Full-time staff required to join small dynamic team undertaking felling, coppicing, tree surgery, footpath maintenance and scrub clearance, mainly on SSSIs.


Skills required:




  • NPTC CS31 (refreshed where appropriate)
  • Brushcutter certificate
  • Work experience & a high degree of practical aptitude
  • Qualified in nature conservation/ecology/land management
  • Physically fit and willing to work outdoors in all weathers
  • Will need own transport
  • Must be prepared to live locally
  • Must have a mobile phone which is available for use during the working day in order to keep in contact




  • NPTC Herbicide Certificate PA1 & PA6AW
  • NPTC CS32 / CS39
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Deep Ecological approach




CV and short letter to: pat@green-mantle.co.uk 


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