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Five Rivers Environmental Contracting Ltd

Junior Environmental Consultant


Full time


As a Junior Environmental Consultant at FiveRivers, you’ll be joining a team of passionate and proactive industry experts with sustainability at its core. Together we thrive on a supportive culture which nurtures development, innovation, and a collaborative approach to delivering our ecological services. As a junior member of the team you will supported through your development and given the opportunity to hone your skills with one of the best teams in the industry.

FiveRivers are a widely recognised industry specialist in the consultation, design, and implementation of ecological and environmental solutions. With over 25 years’ of working with nature, the business is experiencing sustained growth driven by its customer-centric focus and ability to attract and retain the best talent.

Join us today and be part of our incredible journey!

The Role

You will support senior staff in the design and consultancy of ecological habitat, wetland, and river improvement projects on a diverse scale of schemes for FiveRivers. The Individual will be starting their career in their chosen field and want to develop their technical knowledge and an understanding of ecological habitat, wetland, and river improvement projects.

Main Duties

  • Using drawing packages to create outlines detailed designs, specifically Arc GIS and Auto CAD and Adobe Suite
  • Support the Senior team in preparing and coordinating information to support design works including statutory permissions
  • Support in the delivery of a program of design works to develop outlined detailed design option
  • Site works to assist in undertaking topographic surveys and geomorphology walkovers and design site visits

Experience and knowledge required

  • 1-3 years of experience in a relevant industry delivering ecological habitat, wetland and river design
  • Experience of designing solutions in the water environment (or similar industry)
  • Experience of practical habitat enhancement (e.g. through volunteering)

Qualifications required

  • Entry level – UKGOV level of Qualifications
  • Minimum BSc in a relevant subject in an environmental discipline
  • Student/ Graduate member of an appropriate body (CIWEM/CENG)
  • Driving License

Salary & Benefits

  • £22,500 per annum
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Based out of Head office in Thruxton or Home based
  • PayCare
  • Overtime with Night and Weekend enhancements
  • Paid accommodation and subsistence allowance (when working away)
  • Death in service
  • Time off for volunteering
  • Access to a company pool vehicles
  • Regular training and career development
  • Access to mental health support and professional financial advice

At FiveRivers we operate an open and relaxed management culture that nurtures continuous improvement and innovation, adopting a proactive growth strategy helps us to run a sustainable and profitable business while providing new and exciting career opportunities for all.

Our success is founded on the talent of our employees, so we recognise the importance of personal growth, encouragement and earned rewards. As a company, we want you to share in our achievements and we want to be a conduit for your success.

The company prides itself on providing employees with a rewarding and challenging career, encouraging Continuous Professional Development and enabling them to reach their full potential.

Furthermore, retaining our employees is the building block of a successful organisation and we want to ensure you maintain a healthy work life balance, with many opportunities for flexible working and social activities.


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Delete Date: 14/06/2023  Location: Andover

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