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,

Garden Manager

Full time, permanent position

We are seeking a highly motivated horticultural professional to undertake the role of Garden Manager at our world class garden visitor destination.  You will be joining Eden’s Gardens Team at an exciting time, with a number of new garden projects planned over the next few years and you will support the development of the Eden Gardens as we move into its maturity.

The right candidate for this role will need substantial horticultural knowledge and experience with a relevant horticultural qualification, coupled with demonstrable experience of managing and developing high performing teams.  Able to undertake strategic and operational planning, you will be accustomed to problem solving and decision making, with a desire to deliver our charitable purpose in all that you do.

One of the first tasks of this new role (reporting to the Head of Horticulture) will be building the existing team and directing, leading and supervising them to meet existing garden maintenance and new garden development demands.

This role provides the challenge of utilising horticulture through plant displays and exhibits to educate people about the current global issues that face us in the 21st century, and to showcase the positive works of people working towards finding solutions to these challenges. This role also provides the freedom to push beyond the normal horticultural boundaries to solve horticultural challenges through novel and sustainable approaches.

The closing date for this position is Friday 20th February 2015

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Logistics Services Operative

30 hours per week
£6.80 per hour for age 21 and over

The Eden project is a unique visitor attraction and this is a unique role to fill.

We are looking for people to deal with a variety of different tasks across the whole site both in public areas and behind the scenes.
This will in the main include cleaning of toilets, offices, and associated areas across all of the Eden Project with use of Professional cleaning equipment.

In addition you will be required at times to assist at the recycling plant based at Eden and thus an understanding of recycling streams would be useful.

You need to be enthusiastic and prove a good level of flexibility as the role will also require driving hence a full driving licence is essential and other tasks at Eden as required offering a service to other site staff.

Knowledge of Health and Safety would also be an advantage however all training for the role would be given as required.

The closing date for this position is Monday 9th February 2015 

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Mechanical Technician


Full time, permanent position

Our maintenance and estates team work across our site and carry out a varied workload.

You will be an experienced Plumber or Mechanical Engineer with an eye for detail and a flexible approach to your work.

Ideally you will have a Level 3 qualification in either Plumbing or Mechanical Engineering and will have experience in fault finding and problem solving.

The closing date for this position is Friday 6th February 2015

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Sous Chef (Functions)

Full time, permanent position

This is a very exciting position working with our talented and enthusiastic Events and Hospitality teams. This role is busy and varied, you will be working on and leading the menus and preparation for weddings, parties and corporate events, catering for numbers from 5 to 500!

The food prepared will need to be of high quality and taste while ensuring that budgets and costs are adhered to.

You will be creative, ambitious, enthusiastic, inspiring and lead your team by example.  Previous experience of events and functions would be preferable.

For an informal discussion or further information please call Lorraine Tonkin on 01726 818739.

The closing date for completed applications is Friday 30th Janaury 2015