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Conservation Contracts North West

Conservation Projects Operative

Starting Salary: £19,000 pa

Location: Horwich, Bolton


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If you are passionate about our environment's creation, protection and guardianship, we offer you an exciting opportunity to join our conservation team. As part of our business growth, we are looking to appoint a Conservation Projects Operative to strengthen our experienced team.

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 northwest of England.

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:

We are looking for an entry-level / intermediate-level conservation groundwork operative. The ideal candidate will report to and work under one of our experienced supervisors. The work is interesting and varied and can be physically demanding at times.

The role responsibilities include the following:

  • Carry out day-to-day conservation projects, including maintenance and habitat creation works on various sites across the north of England
  • To be responsible for CCNW’s local resources (premises, vehicles, protective clothing, tools and materials) and for ensuring they are maintained, serviced and replaced as appropriate.
  • Ensure all practical work is carried out adhering to health and safety procedures.
  • Have previous experience in conservation groundwork and hard and soft landscaping.
  • Practical conservation or relevant qualification in conservation/ countryside/ environment knowledge is desirable
  • Relevant cards & tickets (CSCS, abrasive wheels, chainsaws etc.) are desirable, but full training will be provided
  • Have an active interest in the outdoor environment.
  • Have a full driving licence that enables you to drive in the UK and access private transport.
  • Ensure jobs are completed to specification and on time.

What do we offer?

  • Starting salary £19,000 p.a. (depending on qualifications and experience)
  • 29 days leave (includes Bank Holidays)
  • Comprehensive training package
  • Supportive working environment
  • Uniform & PPE


Please go to our website ( and complete the application form. The application form, C.V. and a covering letter should be emailed to or posted to Personnel Department, Conservation Contracts North West Ltd, 29-31 Lee Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AX.

Deadline & Interviews

The deadline for applications is 10th August 2022

Closing Date: 10/08/2022  Location: Horwich, Bolton

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