2 Year Apprenticeship Contract

Apprentice pay rate is £3.30 during the first year

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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. There is a bus service from St Austell train station, which is free for Eden Project staff.

The Closing Date is Monday 6 July 2015

In order to apply for this position please follow the link below to the National Apprenticeship Service.

National Apprenticeship Service

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the apprenticeship positions on offer at Eden please contact Lorraine Tonkin, HR Officer, on 01726 818739.


Seasonal Narrators -

This summer the Eden Project is looking for various Seasonal Narrators to lead and engage with our visitors in our Dinosaur Uproar 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 Dinosaurs, palaeontology and Explorers.  

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. 

To apply for these roles, please see details below.

Activity Facilitator (level 2 Narrator)

£5.75 - £6.80 per hour, age dependant

Contracts from July through until September

This role involves 3 main elements; hosting the immersive dinosaur exhibition, running the Dig Pit and Jigsaurus activities and running various dinosaur adventure training activities.

You will need a constant welcoming smile, the ability to talk to people of all ages and great queue busting and crowd control technique.

You will be working outside and inside in two dedicated spaces, with an extensive range of materials in a physically demanding role with some manual handling involved. 

The closing date for this role is Friday 3 July 2015.

Job Description

Application Form

Activity Supervisor (level 3 Narrator)

£7.47 per hour.

Contracts from July through until September

This role includes all the elements of the Activity Facilitator plus the day to day supervision of the team ensuring the team are scheduled correctly during the day and the smooth running of all the day to day activities.

The closing date for this role is Friday 3 July 2015.

Job Description

Application Form

Visitor Experience Assistant (Retail) 

Seasonal Zero Contracts from June – August.

£6.80 per hour for 21+, £6.44 for ages 18-20, £5.75 for ages 16-17.

Eden is looking for seasonal staff to join its fantastic retail teams for the forthcoming summer season. 

Working in our very busy retail outlets will require you to provide a quick and speedy service whilst maintaining a high standard of customer service. You must be a good team player, work well under pressure and be highly motivated. 

If you are committed to offering our visitors world class customer service, with a passion for engaging with our visitors then please apply here. 

Closing date for completed applications is 3rd July 2015 

Job Description

Application Form

Temporary Displays Team Lead


We are looking for someone to take up a rare opportunity with Eden for a maternity cover contract within our temporary displays team, of up to one year.

You will be a knowledgeable horticulturist with high standards and the ability to lead within your team of up to 5 people, including volunteers.

You will supervise the temporary displays throughout Eden, including displays for weddings and corporate functions, as well as external show gardens and events. These displays are a major part of Eden’s visitor offering and it is critical that they are of the high horticultural standards as they can have a major impact on visitor satisfaction. 

In order to be successful you will be an experienced and knowledgeable senior horticulturist with an eye for detail and excellent team management skills. 

The Closing date for this position is Tuesday 30 June 2015

Job Description

Application Form

Commis Chef

£6.90 per hour

You will need a passion for food and be interested in different sites, smells and tastes. Being able to work in a busy environment in an organised and efficient way is key to success in this role. Our ideal candidates will have a passion for food, enthusiasm to learn and the ability to work in a demanding, fast paced environment.    

Chef de Partie

£7.89 per hour

We have seasonal roles with contracts throughout the summer season until October and also a number of permanent positions

You will be experienced at this level, creativity is a must as is the ability to work individually, be organised and lead by example. Duties will include overseeing, coaching and training junior staff in preparation, cooking and presentation of all dishes. If you have a passion for food, a commitment to the development of staff and have experience in a role of a similar level then this is the job for you!

We are taking applications for these positions through the season. Please indicate your availability on your application form.

View Role Profile and apply for the Commis Chef position

View Role Profile and apply for the Chef de Partie position 

For information on any of our chef positions at Eden at any level please contact Lorraine Tonkin, HR Officer, for an informal discussion on 01726 818739.

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