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Ullswater Countryside Management

Countryside Operative


Ullswater Countryside Management are looking for a hardworking and enthusiastic person to join their team as a Countryside Operative, experience in estate works / gardening / manual labour will be advantageous but not essential. We want someone who is passionate about land management and conservation, someone who is willing to work hard and has a good can-do attitude. We are open to applicants who don't have any previous experience, however, a keen interest to work in Countryside Management and the determination to learn on the job, with a positive outlook, is necessary.

UCM specialises in traditional countryside management and estate works, working for both commercial and domestic customers. This role will be varied with the opportunity to develop skills across the sector, whilst working within a friendly team. Enjoying working outside in all weather conditions is essential.

If you have a passion for countryside management, enjoy working outside and have the drive and excitement to help us deliver on our projects across Cumbria, then we really want to hear from you! For the right person, there is potential for growth within our business.


  • Path works & Drainage
  • Tree Planting and Plug Planting
  • Fencing
  • Woodland management
  • Hedge-laying
  • Operating plant machinery
  • Landscaping
  • Natural Flood Management Works


  • Full UK driving license
  • Be able to get themselves to and from our yard near Greystoke, Penrith.
  • Positive can-do attitude
  • Hard working with a keenness to learn
  • Happy working both as a team and alone when necessary


  • Annual Salary £22,000 - £28,000
  • Salary dependent on skills and experience.
  • 20 days paid holidays plus 8 paid bank holidays.
  • Flexi-time can be discussed with prior agreement needed by Line Manager.
  • Uniform provided.
  • Training opportunities.


Phone: 07939 562 968

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Closing Date: 02/08/2024  Location: Penrith, Cumbria

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