Thomson environmental consultants: The independent, employee-owned consultancy, chosen by successful clients, admired by competitors, and the place to work preferred by top specialists.

With offices across the UK, our experts are committed to delivering our clients exceptional outcomes across a range of environmental services and ecological contracting.

We aim to be the most innovative, pragmatic and fast-growing environmental consultancy in the UK.

Our services include but are not limited to: terrestrial ecology, freshwater ecology, marine ecology, habitat management, arboricultural services, geospatial and data management, environmental impact assessments.

Our people make us who we are; we are commercial but not corporate, guided by our values of Respect, Integrity, Support and Excellence. Career growth and development is highly valued at Thomson, and we nurture talent, leading to rapid career-progression opportunities. Our people benefit from access to a diverse range of industry-accredited external trainings, as well as in-house training opportunities led by our specialists. The variety of projects we deliver across the breadth of environmental services encourages cross-team working and collaboration.


Are you a professional site supervisor with high standards, who enjoys leading and motivating a site based team? Are you organised, confident and decisive and thrive on finding solutions to problems? If so, we would be delighted to hear from you!

The role

We are looking for a site supervisor, with a positive and professional attitude to join our Habitats team. You will have experience of leading and motivating a team and taking responsibility for maintaining site health and safety. Ideally, you will also have experience of working in ecological contracting, countryside management or a similar field. You will enjoy physical work, leading by example and won’t be afraid to roll your sleeves up and get stuck in!

You will need to reside in one of the following areas, Warwickshire, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Bedfordshire and Staffordshire. You will be based at our Kenilworth office and potentially required to work across the UK, and occasionally staying away from home Monday to Friday. Accommodation will be provided, as well as a daily allowance for subsistence.


Successful candidates will

  • have proven experience at site supervisor level
  • have sufficient, relevant experience in our core work areas
  • be able to lead and motivate a site team
  • have experience of managing site safety and compliance
  • have the ability to lead by example, setting and maintaining a high standard of quality
  • be organised and decisive, ensuring work is completed efficiently to meet client deadlines
  • be a good communicator, giving instruction and direction to the site team and be able to liaise with clients and with the office-based project team
  • hold a valid CSCS card
  • have a full UK driving licence and use of a car
  • be computer literate
  • have a positive professional attitude and be an ambassador for our company

Ideally successful candidates will also have one or more of the following:

  • Critical safety Medical
  • PA1/PA6W herbicide spraying
  • CPCS for 360 excavators
  • Brushcutter operator ticket
  • A23 Skid Steer Loader
  • Trailer Licence (B+E)

Other information

As an Employee Owned Trust (EOT) our collective efforts generate results that translate into greater rewards for everyone. You’ll enjoy all the benefits we have to offer, including EOT approved bonuses (after a qualifying period), the opportunity to contribute to and lead on high-profile, once in a life-time projects, 25 days annual leave, progression opportunities and regular social events.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

As an equal opportunities employer, Thomson is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Thomson.