Full-time, permanent

Salary: (dependant on experience)

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.

Thomson Habitats

We are a professional ecological contracting company specialising in landscaping, vegetation clearance, fencing, invasive species management, habitat creation and ecological mitigation. We are part of the Thomson Environmental Consultants Group which also includes ecology and water consultancy, landscape architecture and arboriculture. While working for Thomson Habitats you will be given the opportunity to work on small to large scale projects including highways, cable routes, housing, airports, rail and many others. Every project we undertake is unique.

We promote a happy, friendly workplace and are guided by the company’s core values of Respect, Integrity, Support and Excellence. We provide fantastic on-the-job training, opportunities for progression and a range of company benefits including 25 days annual leave, a stakeholder pension scheme, Employees Ownership Trust (after 1 years service) discounted gym membership, payment of a professional membership fee, childcare vouchers, free parking and regular parties!

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)


About Thomson Environmental Consultants

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.