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Site Operative

Salary Up to £24,000
Location Bristol, UK
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This is a {Advertised Permanent / Temporary}, {Advertised Full Time / Part Time} vacancy that will close in {x} days at {xx:xx} BST.

RSK Habitat Management, part of RSK Group Ltd is seeking Site Operatives in Bristol, UK on a full time permanent basis. 

We are looking for someone who has experience in working outdoors in environmentally sensitive areas. Staff with experience in working on large infrastructure projects UK wide, will be looked on favourably.  You will receive ongoing training and development in all aspects of the operational tasks and have a great opportunity for continued progression.

We are also in a position to employ trainee operatives, so do let us know if you are interested in being considered! 


  • Help in the delivery of ecological contracting, habitat creation and vegetation clearance work packages on site, ensuring that works are delivered on programme, budget and to the required quality standards;
  • Operate effectively in a dynamic and challenging working environment;
  • Carry out any necessary basic maintenance on small plant, tools and equipment, making sure that they are fit for purpose;
  • Adhere to site safety, environmental and wellbeing requirements;
  • Be able to work independently or as part of a team;
  • Communicate effectively with fellow team members and other site-based staff;
  • Be able to commute, daily if required, to one of our depots based on the south Birmingham/Worcestershire border or Bristol.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Valid CSCS card or equivalent
  • Full driving licence, ideally with Trailer Licence (B+E)
  • Ideally hold 3 day First Aid at Work Qualification
  • Physically fit and motivated
  • Prepared to stay away Monday to Friday (where necessary

Desirable but not essential

  • PA1/PA6W herbicide spraying
  • CS30 & 31. Other chainsaw qualifications will be looked on favourably
  • LANTRA Woodchipper
  • LANTRA Brushcutter
  • Ideally have experience of operating plant and machinery in ecologically and environmentally sensitive environments
  • Safety Critical Medical
  • Highways England Common Induction

Salary and Benefits

  • Up to £24,000, depending on experience
  • Overtime and weekend supplement 
  • Paid accommodation and subsistence allowance when working away
  • Access to company vehicle for site duties
  • Life assurance
  • A flexible benefits programme including the option to buy additional holidays, health cash plan and discounted gym membership
  • Contributory Pension Scheme private health care
  • Regular training and career development

RSK Group Ltd is an equal opportunities employer

Full job description attached

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RSK will not accept unsolicited CVs from agencies other than RSK PSL or Secondary agencies

We are a UK-based organisation providing practical ecological and nature-based solutions to create a legacy for wildlife and stakeholders and achieve biodiversity net gain. From vegetation clearance to landscape-scale habitat creation, our in-house team of ecologists, reinforced by a fleet of specialist equipment, provides practical ecological contracting solutions in highly regulated sectors. 

We are a diverse group with decades of industry experience in ecological contracting, nature-based solutions, habitat management, ecology and biodiversity, landscape, forestry, arboriculture, and vegetation management. We have delivered ecological mitigation measures and habitat creation for some of the UK’s biggest infrastructure, energy, and housing projects; so, whether you are just beginning your career or are looking for a fresh challenge, we may have the opportunity for you. 

RSK Habitat Management is part of the RSK group, a leading integrated environmental, engineering, and technical services business providing dynamic, multidisciplinary services to a wide range of sectors. Founded in 1989, RSK has evolved into a market-leading organisation. It is headquartered in the UK and has an established presence across Europe, the Middle East, Asia, and Africa. The group is growing fast thanks to its diverse operations, entrepreneurial spirit, and open management style. When you join RSK, you are connecting to a growing community of experts and specialists who regularly collaborate to deliver projects and support each other across business units. 

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