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  • All roles close at midday on the closing date listed, unless specified differently.
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  • We are an equal opportunities employer which places a high value on diversity. We therefore welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. 

Admissions Assistant

£5.85 per hour for ages 16-17, £6.54 for ages 18-20 and £7.93 for ages 21 and over 
Fixed Term until from 25/03/2019 to 08/09/2019
Zero Hours Contract 
We know at Eden that first impressions count and our Admissions team are our first port of call for visitors.
We’re already looking at our season ahead and know we have exciting programmes taking place throughout 2019, we are looking to recruit members for the team who have a passion for Eden and can consistently deliver a warm engaging welcome suitable for our world class destination, whilst focusing on the sales of Admission tickets, Gift Aid and the Eden Guide. 
If you think you have the drive and motivation to join our sales team and are able to work under pressure we would love to hear from you.

The closing date for this position is Sunday 3rd March 2019  

Car Parks Operative 

(1) Permanent 40 hour contract available
(2) Fixed Term, 16 hours per week until 31/12/2019 available
£5.75 ages 16-17, £6.44 ages 18-20, £7.83 ages 21+
We are looking for people to work with our car parks team during our busy periods.  We have 11 car parks of varying sizes and we can fill all of these, so you will need to be a quick learner, confident, able to make decisions and to react to changing circumstances to make sure our visitors have a smooth arrival and can find a parking space. 
Our car parkers are the first staff that our visitors meet, so we are looking for people who are also friendly, approachable, informative and helpful. If you can do this with a flourish and a smile, even on the wettest of summer days, we would love to hear from you! 
Please specify within your application which contract you are applying for.

The closing date for this position is Sunday 3rd March 2019

Chef de Partie

Fixed term contracts with potential for extension beyond September. March start dates
£9.15 per hour
We are looking for chefs to join our experienced and passionate team.
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!
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 preparation, cooking and presentation of all dishes as well as overseeing, coaching and training junior staff to deliver at the same level.
Hours worked will vary but shifts will predominantly be during the day, with additional hours required for our events held on site and Eden Sessions concerts.
To apply for this role, please submit your CV to
CVs will be regularly reviewed and you will be contacted within one week of applying 

Commis Chef

Fixed term contracts with potential for extension beyond September. March start dates

£5.85 per hour for ages 16-17, £6.54 per hour for ages 18-20, £7.93 per hour for ages 21+. Pay review pending from 1st April
We are looking for chefs to join our experienced and passionate team.
Our ideal candidates will have a passion for food, enthusiasm to learn and the ability to work in a demanding, fast paced environment. Duties will include preparation, cooking and presentation of all dishes in numerous venues around site.
Being able to work in a busy environment in an organised and efficient way is key to success in this role. 
Hours worked will vary but shifts will predominantly be during the day, with additional hours required for our events held on site and Eden Sessions concerts.
If you would like to be considered for this position please send your CV to
The closing date for this position is Sunday 17 March, although we will be reviewing applications as they arrive.

Energy Manager 

Full time, permanent position 
Eden is looking for an Energy Manager to join its Estates team to develop energy initiatives across the Eden site to support and enhance its sustainable operations. 
You will ensure all the Utilities (including water) are managed ensuring we use best practice, develop efficiencies and utilise the energy monitoring and targeting systems to reduce consumption. You will help develop, support and promote the energy policy, provide advice and guidance to working on technical efficiency and renewable projects and be a key voice in the development of the sustainable operations strategy and energy conservation across the Eden estate. 
You will have excellent knowledge and experience of energy reduction strategies, energy monitoring systems and have proven negotiating skills to ensure best options are achieved when purchasing all of our utilities. You will be an excellent communicator with the ability to work and build relationships across teams and with external stakeholders. Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail are essential along with the ability to generate new ideas to help take the site forward.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Energy Manager to develop their skills in the unique surroundings of the Eden Project.
The closing date for this position is Sunday 3rd March 2019

Graphic Designer - Editorial

Permanent contract, 40 hours per week 
£23,626 per annum
Would you like to work with a vivacious team of designers on a range of print publications? Create designs to enlighten our visitors, promote our values and expand the reach of the Eden Project across the world?
We are looking for a vibrant and creative designer with a background in the publishing industry or relevant experience to join our in-house Graphic Design team. You’ll take on a variety of tasks including designing illuminating guidebooks, informative reports and stunning magazine spreads. 
Using your prior print-based design experience you’ll create effective and engaging publications with strong typography and know how to make the best use of colour, images and fonts to create attractive and clear layouts. You’ll be confident laying up data and understand how to communicate to diverse audiences and age ranges. You’ll have experience of working collaboratively with an editorial team, be comfortable using freelance photographers and illustrators to enhance your work and have a clear understanding of the publishing process. An eye for detail is essential. 
You’ll need to be a great communicator, be adaptable to the needs of a project and be able to work to strict deadlines. You must have a good working knowledge of graphic design packages including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, and be confident in liaising with external printers. 
Above all you’ll have a good sense of humour and thrive under pressure.
The closing date for this position is Wednesday 27 February at midday

Seasonal Hospitality Supervisor - 2019 season 

Fixed Term Contract until 03/09/2019
£8.50 per hour (with pay review pending from 1st April)
Immediate start as for required training for Easter. This is fixed term contract until 3rd September 2019, working up to 30 hours per week.
We have a variety of food offerings right across Eden which means that joining our hospitality team is demanding and stimulating, but above all else, it’s very exciting. 
As a Seasonal Supervisor you will be responsible for maintaining one of our food venues and the daily deployment and management of Hospitality Assistant’s. You will be working with a vibrant, passionate and energetic team, and have the ability to ensure our visitors experience the world class customer service expected from Eden during even the busiest of days. It’s all part of the entire unique visitor experience which is only available at the Eden Project!
The right candidate will have a natural gift for hospitality and be able to motivate, engage effectively and lead a team through their passion, their example and their commitment.
You will need a great eye for detail, with the ability to lead from the front whilst applying tons of enthusiasm.
The role will involve regular early morning, evening and weekend working throughout the contract duration and does require full flexibility from Monday to Sunday is required.
Previous experience in a supervisor or management role is essential.
Previous experience in supervising or managing large team in a fast paced environment is desirable.
Closing date for completed applications is 1st March with interviews being held week commencing 3rd March 2019.

Security and Safety Operative 

£7.93 per hour (to be reviewed from 1st April)
Permanent contract
Annualised Hours, 40 hours per week
We have a vacancy in our Security Team who are responsible for ensuring the security and safety of our world renowned visitor destination 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. 
Main duties include the locking and unlocking of all buildings across the site as required, security patrols, monitoring of all alarms systems site, responding to and providing support for emergencies. You will also play a key role in ensuring that the site is safe at all times for visitors and colleagues.  
We are a busy place, outside of our opening hours as well as during them; you will often be the first point contact for people before we open to our visitors each day so will need to acquire a wide knowledge of the business. 
Our ideal candidate will need to be flexible, willing to work some unsociable hours and have excellent communication skills. With an increasing number of events this is a visitor facing role so we are looking for people who also have great customer service skills.
You will be committed to working as part of a team and keen to be involved Eden’s mission. 
The closing date for this position is Sunday 3rd March

Site Hygienist

40 hours per week
£7.83 per hour for ages 21 and over (to be reviewed from 1st April), £6.90 for ages 18-20
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 Friday 1st March at Midday