Working With Us

The Green Estate Community Interest Company is a social enterprise which aims to grow engaging, adaptive and resilient urban places.  It is a community and ecosystem of landscape designers, meadow makers, park and heritage stewards, green recyclers, venue organisers, volunteers and more who all care about social and environmental sustainability. 

Benefits of working at The Green Estate Community Interest Company include:

  • A worksite situated in 14 hectares of beautifully landscaped and natural parkland containing a scheduled ancient monument
  • Working for a social enterprise with community values
  • Transport links and free parking, close to Sheffield city centre
  • Company sick pay
  • Staff and social events

Current Vacancies

Landscape Operative (One Year Fixed Term with potential to go permanent)

Salary: Payable £21,255 (this will increase in line with the National Living Wage)

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday, 8am–4pm, with opportunities for overtime

Organisation: The Green Estate Community Interest Company

Do you thrive in outdoor environments and enjoy creating spaces that inspire and support communities? Here’s your opportunity to be part of an award-winning team dedicated to maintaining and preserving green spaces in Sheffield.

At the heart of The Green Estate is the design, development and delivery of engaging, adaptive and resilient parks and green spaces in urban settings. We understand that access to well-designed and good quality green space is good for people and for nature, and a vital part of tackling the climate and ecological crisis we are facing.

We are seeking a skilled Landscape Operative to join our esteemed Parks Department, recognised with the prestigious Green Flag Award for excellence in its management of Manor Fields Park. As a Landscape Operative, you’ll play a vital role in ensuring our parks and green areas remain vibrant and welcoming for all to enjoy.

Please note that based on our current organisational requirements we can only consider applicants who have a full driving license and are legally able to drive our company vehicles.

Closing Date: 8.00am Monday 4th March 2024

Interview Date: Week commencing 11th March 2024

Starting Date: ASAP

The full job information pack including the Job Description and Person Specification is available here.

To apply, please submit your covering letter and CV to [email protected]. Please give examples of how you meet the essential criteria detailed in the Person Specification.

This role is one year fixed term with potential to become permanent. 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we meet the right applicant. Please do not delay in applying.