All of Eden's current vacancies are listed below.
For further information on any of these positions, or to find out about working for Eden, call our recruitment line on 01726 811967 or email us, firstname.lastname@example.org
2 year fixed term contract, 40 hours per week, including release for studies
Level 2 AAT qualification included as part of Finance Apprenticeship
This is a great opportunity to join the Eden Project as an Apprentice Accountant based at their site in Bodelva, near St Austell. You will begin by learning all the Health and Safety requirements of the role, as well as basic tasks such as filing, photocopying and archiving to allow you to support your team. You will also receive training on answering phone and email queries from colleagues and customers. As your skills and experience develop you will be actively involved in processing transactions, posting entries to the accounting system and dealing with customer and supplier queries.
You will need to be flexible in your availability and able to work additional hours at busy times, as the company requires. You will also be required to adhere to data protection and confidentiality procedures in relation to the work you are carrying out. This role will allow you to gain lots of practical skills and experience, develop your career and gain your apprenticeship qualification.
The closing date for this position is Friday 21st November 2014
Junior Designer Maker
Permanent position, 24 hours per week
£18,000 pa pro rata
We are looking for a Junior Designer Maker to join our Interpretation team designing and predominately making temporary and permanent exhibits and exhibitions. You must be able to assist the Designer Maker’s in the design, make and installation process of exhibits, exhibitions, installations and build for seasonal programmes. This work must be completed to brief, on time and to budget.
You will also be working on the preparation of detailed specifications, image sourcing, working drawings and costing, suitable for build commissioning.
In order to be successful in this position it would be beneficial if you had experience in using packages such as CAD, Sketch Up, Photoshop, 3D Software. Practical skills with power tools or welding equipment are also highly desirable for this position.
If you are a vibrant and creative individual who is happy to work alone or as part of a team and loves to get involved and loves a challenge we would love to hear from you!
The closing date for this position is Friday 14th November 2014
Interviews will be held on 20th & 21st November
Short Term Contracts for our Halloweden Half Term Programme
20th October – 3rd November 2014
This October half term the Eden Project is looking for various Seasonal Narrators to lead and engage with our visitors in our Halloweden live events programme.
We are seeking creative, inspirational, highly self-motivated and capable individuals to form a team that fires the imagination of all ages in exploring the world of all things spooky.
For each role you will need to be focused, enthusiastic, show initiative, be a good team player and have experience working with all age ranges especially children.
Activity Facilitator (level 2 Narrator)
£5.75 per hour for age 16-17, £6.44 per hour for ages 18-20 and £6.80 per hour for ages 21 and over
This role involves 2 main elements; running activities in the ‘Wishcraft Tent’ or running activities in the ‘Room on the Broom tent’.
You will need a constant welcoming smile, the ability to talk to people of all ages and great queue busting and crowd control technique. Experience of running craft based activities is desirable but not essential and the ability to create and maintain a magical environment is a must.
Logistic Services Operative
30 hours a week, £6.80 per hour
Shifts are either 6am until Midday or Midday until 6pm
You will be dealing with a wide variety of logistical issues as well as providing integral support to the Logistic Services Management Team. Enthusiasm and pro-activity are essential for the role, as is experience of professional cleaning and recycling.
The qualities needing to be displayed for the role will include commitment and flexibility, promoting and sustaining good team work ethic, and demonstrating ability regarding self discipline when working alone.
The role will demand proficient professional cleaning and waste recycling skills. A high level of understanding regarding health and safety and COSHH regulations is a necessity.
You will be expected to gain knowledge of equipment including scrubber driers, pressure washers, steam cleaners, polishers, and high fed water pole systems; to enable you to deliver a first class performance.
A good level of customer service skills are needed as you will also be liaising with other departments and external clients to support the smooth delivery of this service.
A full valid driving licence is essential for the role as you will be expected to use buggies, flat beds, and train towards use of forklift, road sweeper, and tele-handler equipment.
Closing date for completed applications is Friday 24th October 2014