Current vacancies

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, recruitment@edenproject.com

Apprenticeships

2 Year Fixed Term Contracts
Apprentice pay rate for all vacancies is £2.73 during the first year

We have additional vacancies in our Holistic Cookery, Horticulture and Service Excellence apprenticeship programmes to start in September.

Our Holistic Cookery apprentices will learn holistic cookery techniques and will be immersed in Eden’s unique way of creating delicious and locally sourced food. You will learn from our very talented chefs and will be involved in all aspects of cookery, including learning where our food is sourced and the journey it makes from growing in the ground to being served in our restaurants!  You will also spend time learning additional skills such as artisan baking, patisserie and spend time in other establishments to understand the vast scope arena that modern Chefs work in.

Our Horticulture apprentices will quickly become intrinsic members of our world class horticulture team. You will take an active role in the care and development of the horticultural collections and exhibits including working in the tropical and Mediterranean biomes, the outdoor garden, wider estate and the science and nursery teams. Towards the end of the apprenticeship you will have an opportunity to specialise in a chosen sector within the garden.

Our Service Excellence apprentices will work with our passionate team to discover what world class customer care really means at Eden.  You will spend time with our Hospitality, Retail, Admissions and Narrator teams to develop the flair and creativity needed to engage with our diverse range of visitors. You will learn a variety of skills during your apprenticeship, all of which are essential to creating a memorable experience for all our visitors.

•    Holistic Cookery Apprenticeship – View Job Description (Professional Cookery Level 2, including baking and artisan bread)

•    Horticulture Apprenticeship – View Job Description (Gardens) - View Job Description (Nursery) (Production Horticulture Level 2)

•    Service Excellence Apprenticeship – View Job Description (Service Excellence Award Level 2)

If you do not have your own transport available you should consider how you will travel to work, as Eden is in a rural location and public transport is not always available.

In order to apply for these positions please complete the apprenticeship application form below and return to us before the closing date of Sunday 21st September 2014. Please clearly state on your application form which apprenticeship you are applying for. 

If you have any queries about our apprenticeship vacancies please contact us via email on recruitment@edenproject.com or telephone 01726 818739.

Apprentice Application Form

Apprentice Application Form (MS Word)

 

Estates Skilled Horticulturist 

£15,996 to £17,136 (per annum) 

Full time permanent position 

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Estates Horticulturist to join our team responsible as part of a team managing and maintaining Eden’s 250 acre Estate. Work will predominantly involve machinery use, rural and Heritage craft skills, and environmental projects

You will be expected to work to very high standard and have a good eye for detail.  An all round knowledge of horticultural, landscape and estate management skills will be necessary as well as the ability to develop a specialists understanding for specific areas of responsibility.

Ideally you will be a qualified to at least Diploma level with substantial experience in high quality estate maintenance and management.  Machinery competence in tractor driving, brush cutters, strimmers and chainsaws as well as pesticide application, Pa1 and Pa6 qualifications would be an advantage.

You will need to be a team player and be highly motivated and enthusiastic with good communications skills.

The closing date for this position is Monday 22nd September 2014 

 
 

Food and Beverage Cost Controller

Full time, permanent position
£18,000 - £20,000pa

Eden is looking for a Food and Beverage Cost Controller to deliver a best value service across a range of teams at Eden.
 
You will work closely with our Head Chef, Hospitality Manager, Finance and Procurement teams to give visibility on the cost of ingredients and menus.
 
You will implement and maintain appropriate systems to enable effective ordering, tracking and financial accounting. You will also oversee warehouse and catering stocktakes to ensure that waste is minimised and additional demand can be met.  
 
Our ideal candidate will be a pragmatic, level headed person with the ability to find solutions in a demanding environment. An essential skill for the successful applicant will be the ability to influence budget holders and teams in a range of operational areas.
 
Closing date for completed applications is Monday 29th September 2014
 
View Role Profile and apply for the Food and Beverage Cost Controller

 

Outdoor Biome - Skilled Horticulturist

£15,996 to £17,136 (per annum)

Full time permanent position

We are looking for a skilled and experienced Horticulturist to join our team responsible for managing and maintaining the plant displays and exhibits in the outdoor gardens. 

You will be expected to work to very high standards and have a good eye for detail.  An all round knowledge of horticultural skills will be necessary as well as the ability to develop a specialists understanding for specific areas of responsibility.

Ideally you will be a qualified to at least Diploma level with substantial experience of maintaining high quality ornamental displays.

Machinery competence and pesticide application, Pa1 and Pa6 qualifications would be an advantage.

You will need to be a team player and be highly motivated and enthusiastic with good communications skills. 

The Closing date for this position is Monday 22nd September 2014.

View Role Profile and apply for the position of Outdoor Biome Skilled Horticulturist

 

Staff Server

Part time permanent position, 15 hours per week

£6.80 per hour for over 21s. £6.44 per hour for 18 – 20 and £5.75 per hour for 16-17 year olds.  

Your role will be to prepare staff meals for between 15 and 40 colleagues per day whilst being helpful and pleasant towards team members. You will also have input into the seasonal menu changes, with input from senior chefs. 

You will work with professional chefs and you will need to keep kitchen areas clean and tidy, ensuring that good practises of food hygiene and health and safety standards are adhered to at all times. Knowledge of health and safety and food hygiene will be an advantage.

 

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 15th September 2014  

View Role Profile and apply for the position of Staff Server