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ELM Solutions Ltd

Conservation Operative

ELMS are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our dedicated team in the nature conservation sector. As a leading contractor for habitat restoration, specialising in peatland and river restoration, we are committed to preserving and improving the environment for future generations across the country.

We are looking for a motivated and driven individual who shares our vision and is eager to contribute their skills and expertise to our close-knit team. If you are someone who is ready for a challenge and thrives in a dynamic and committed work environment, where teamwork and collaboration are valued. Whilst relishing the opportunity to work on a variety of the country's best habitats, then this opportunity is perfect for you.

Join us in making a meaningful impact on nature conservation and be part of a hard-working team dedicated to creating positive change.

Role Specification

  • 40 hours + occasional overtime.
  • Carry out day to day conservation land management activities on various habitat sites.
  • Adhere to all site health and safety requirements including risk assessments as directed by site supervisors.
  • Ensure your own personal health and safety as well as that of other members of staff and members of the public.
  • Work along side supervisors and contracts managers to ensure practical works are delivered on time and to a high standard.

Essential Elements

  • This role would suit an individual who is self-motivated and can work well as part of a team in a physically demanding role.
  • Driving licence and own transport.
  • Ability to work away during the week on occasion.
  • Experience of working outdoors in a manual labour environment.
  • Motivated to work to a timescale and programme of works in all weathers.


We are currently looking for 6 conservation operatives on fixed term contracts until March 2025 with the possibility of permanent for the right candidate. Locations include North Midlands, North and North West, with works ranging from the Peak District, West and North Yorkshire and Cumbria. 

Please apply by sending your CV and cover letter to Info@elms-contracting.co.uk. No interview date set we will invite candidates for interview on a rolling basis until the deadline. 

Closing Date: 26/07/2024  Location: North Midlands, North and North West

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