Senior Contracting Operative

Morton : Pattison

Senior Contracting Operative, Morton Pattison

  • Full time, permanent contract, £24,000 – £26,900 pa
  • 28 days holiday, including bank holidays, with additional leave entitlement earned annually
  • Good company pension
  • Training provided
  • Closing date: 09:00 Monday 5th June 2023
  • Interview date: Friday 16th June 2023
  • Immediate start available
  • Hampshire and surrounding counties

An exciting opportunity to a join leading countryside and ecology contracting company as a
Senior Contracting Operative.

The Employer

Morton : Pattison is a contracting firm delivering specialist ecological, design & build
and landscape services across the private, public and charitable sectors. The company
specialises in countryside works, biodiversity habitat management & creation, ecological
mitigation and a diverse portfolio of landscape design and installation. The company works
principally on nature conservation sites, renewable energy sites and countryside infrastructure

Role purpose

The purpose of the role will be to lead on the practical delivery of countryside and ecology
contracting work. The types of work undertaken include but are not limited to:

Countryside infrastructure/access projects; boardwalks, footbridges, pond
dipping platforms, path installation, fencing, agricultural drainage and water supply
installation, gate installation.

Habitat creation and management; small tree felling and scrub management,
hedge and tree planting, wildflower meadow creation, pond creation and improvements, control of
non-native plant species/herbicide application, hibernacula creation, installation of bird and
bat boxes.

Design and Build; Installation of bespoke landscape installations designed by our in-house landscape architect / design team, for example biodiversity and educational
installations in visitor centres.

This role will be ideal for someone with 4 to 5+ years of landscape-based work experience and
qualifications, looking to move into the countryside and ecology area of the landscape sector.
The successful candidate is not expected to be experienced in all the above activities, but to
have a good transferable foundation of landscaping skills to allow them to pick up and lead on
new tasks quickly. Full in-house training in specific work areas will be given. Morton :
Pattison is a growing company so there is scope for the right candidate to progress as the
company expands.

For further information please see the detailed role description and person specification on
our website

To apply please send an up-to-date CV to [email protected]

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