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Careers at NBC Environment

NBC Environment are a National organisation providing expert services in Ecology and Wildlife Management to an impressive portfolio of Blue Chip customers. Our services are designed to remove the risk of nature adversely impacting commercial activities by delivering business protection for every type of commercial activity – facilities management, health and safety, construction, property management and much more.

We are leading experts in our field, we commit to our people with excellent rates of pay as well as providing transparent career progression for those who seek the opportunity to progress and the training needed to get there. Your attitude and interest is incredibly important to us and we are prepared to invest time and money in the right people. When working at NBC Environment we hope you will enjoy a working experience with;

Opportunity: Each role has three grades with clear KPI’s and allocated training time to allow you to get there.
Recognition: We like to celebrate personal achievement and excellence.
Reward: Our transparent processes ensure efforts are easily identified and can then be rewarded accordingly.
Enjoyment: We work with some great people and get to see and do some amazing stuff.

Working through local branches, we encourage a community feel through a company forum, regular training and social events. We value all staff and operate systems to encourage career/personal development and recognise achievement.

Established for over 25 years we are also a stable organisation, financially secure and the perfect place to invest your future.

2018 is a year of growth and change for us and we’re looking for people to join the team who are positive, enthusiastic and motivated towards helping the business achieve its ambitions with the desire and capability of delivery the expert service our clients have come to expect.

Take a look at some of our key roles within the business or our current vacancies below:

Reporting to: Commercial Manager                 

The role of a Contract Manager is a senior and highly respected role within our organisation as these talented people keep the flow of work to our operations that ensures our future sustainability.

The role of the Contract Manager is twofold.

Business Development. To network and develop meaningful long term relationships with clients that will create opportunities for you to convert to business to enable you to reach the financial targets set by the company.

Account Management. You will also lead the delivery of works that are assigned to you liaising with the operations teams and the client during a project to ensure operations deliver within the budgeted costs and to the specifications agreed with the client.

Required Attitude

  • Ambitious self-motivated with a desire to succeed and realise your full potential.
  • Professional, organised with an attention to detail.
  • Personable, social with strong values.
  • Competitive, influential and naturally persuasive.
  • Hard Working to meet targets and generate new business opportunities.
  • Applied interest in the countryside/natural environment and/or ecology.

Objectives for the role:

  • Achieve the KPI’s as set by the company.
  • Achieve revenue targets.
  • Achieve new business sales targets.
  • To lead, win and deliver large projects and contracts (>£20k in value).
  • To be accountable for the profitable delivery of works you have obtained.
  • Grow the business under the direction of the Board of Directors.
  • Ensure complete compliance with health, safety and environmental legislation.

Duties:

A Contract Manager’s ability to develop positive relationships with clients to create effective communications to assist in the management of projects will be a critical success factor to delivering operations on-time to the specified standard. Key duties will be:

  • Writing of project specific risk assessments, method statements and project outlines.
  • On site and off site management liaising with clients, contractors and staff.
  • Liaising with ecologists, clients, sub-contractors, suppliers, regulatory body representatives.
  • Company compound management and resource control.
  • Communicating with Field Teams in “Ways of Working” and expected quality standards.
  • Quality monitoring of Field Teams’ work.

The second key component of the Contract Manager role is ability to price, sell, and manage work. Works may be Bird/Pest control, wildlife management or Ecology contracting and consultancy and may be requests from existing customers or new opportunities generated by yourself. The Contract Manager will have to;

  • Promote yourself and the company, networking to develop new and existing client relationships.
  • Attend site visits with clients to accurately quote for works and offer expertise.
  • Identify, price and supervise additional works.
  • Prepare bid proposals and quotations for all services.
  • Negotiate and close to obtain order.

Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities for you in your region include the following:

  • Business Development.
  • Customer Service.
  • Contract Management
  • Securing material and specialist sub-contractor quotations
  • Formulating tender price and completing submission
  • Tender stage negotiation

Experience

The candidate will ideally have had some, but not necessarily all, of the following experiences before joining:

    • Two to three year’s practical work experience (“on the tools”) in landscaping, Ecological contracting, wildlife management or pest control.
    • Two to three year’s management experience.
    • Further education, ideally in Horticulture.
    • Sales/Business development experience.
    • Entrepreneurial experience running his/her own business

Work Requirements:

5 days per week.  Monday to Friday however some weekend or out of hours work may be required.

Remuneration:

                       Basic              OTE

Grade A   £45,000.0        55,000.0

Grade B   £40,000.0        50,000.0

Grade C   £35,000.0        45,000.0

Trainee   £24,000.0         34,000.0

Company Discretionary Bonus

The Company may if profits allow provide additional rewards.

Company Stock Options

NBC in 2018 will introduce an EMI scheme that will enable those offered to profit with only 10% tax from the sale of company shares.

Expensed vehicle

A fully expensed executive vehicle available for private use is provided with this role.

Holiday

25 days plus public holidays

Other benefits include

Laptop, phone etc.

So, for a new challenge and the opportunity to develop your skills and experience click here to apply

Reporting to: Commercial Manager

The role of an Account executive is a new and exciting role within our organisation and we see it as a starting point on a career path that can quickly bring large rewards and ensures our future sustainability.

The role of the Account Executive is twofold.

Business Development. To network and develop meaningful long term relationships with clients that will create opportunities for you to convert to business to enable you to reach the financial targets set by the company.

Technical Learning To learn from the ground up all the techniques we employ to deliver excellent customer service, so it will be a hands on role.

NBC Values

You will complete your activities whilst observing the values that have made the company successful;

Entrepreneurial, with a desire to realise our own and the businesses potential.

Expert. Be the best we can be.

Passionate about delivering outstanding customer service.

Innovative, actively looking for improvements.

Respect for colleagues, clients and the environment.

Ethical, acting with integrity and honour.

Value, ensuring the client receives value for money.

Required Attitude

  • Ambitious self-motivated with a desire to succeed and realise your full potential.
  • Professional, organised with an attention to detail.
  • Personable, social with strong values.
  • Competitive, influential and naturally persuasive.
  • Hard Working to meet targets and generate new business opportunities.
  • Applied interest in the countryside/natural environment and/or ecology.

 

Objectives for the role:

  • Achieve the KPI’s as set by the company.
  • Achieve new business sales targets.
  • To be accountable for the profitable delivery of works you have obtained.
  • Grow the business under the direction of the Commercial Manager
  • Ensure complete compliance with health, safety and environmental legislation.

Duties:

An Account executive will develop positive relationships with clients to create effective communications to assist in the management of projects will be a critical success factor to delivering operations on-time to the specified standard. Key duties will be:

  • Writing of project specific risk assessments, method statements and project outlines.
  • Liaising with, suppliers and regulatory body representatives.
  • Communicating with Field Teams in “Ways of Working” and expected quality standard
  • Promote yourself and the company, networking to develop new and existing client relationships.
  • Attend site visits with clients to accurately quote for works and offer expertise.
  • Prepare bid proposals and quotations for all services.
  • Negotiate and close to obtain order.
  • Delivering operational service requirements from time to time

Responsibilities:

Key responsibilities for you in your region include the following:

  • Business Development.
  • Customer Service.
  • Securing material and specialist sub-contractor quotations

Experience

The candidate will ideally have had some, but not necessarily all, of the following experiences before joining:

    • Two to three year’s practical work experience (“on the tools”) in landscaping, Ecological contracting, wildlife management or pest control.
    • Sales/Business development experience
    • Working to and delivering set targets

Work Requirements:

5 days per week.  Monday to Friday however some weekend or out of hours work may be required.

Remuneration:

       Basic              OTE

Grade A   £45,000.0        55,000.0

Grade B   £40,000.0        50,000.0

Grade C   £35,000.0        45,000.0

Trainee   £24,000.0         34,000.0

Company Discretionary Bonus

The Company may if profits allow provide additional rewards.

Company Stock Options

NBC in 2018 will introduce an EMI scheme that will enable those offered to profit with only 10% tax from the sale of company shares.

Expensed vehicle

A fully expensed vehicle available for private use is provided with this role.

Holiday

20 days plus public holidays

Other benefits include

Laptop, phone etc.

So, for a new challenge and the opportunity to develop your skills and experience click here to apply

The Company:

NBC are the UK’s leading bird control consultancy and one of the largest national pest control businesses in the UK with annual sales of over £5 million. NBC provides bird, pest and wildlife management services specialising in managing the conflicts that can occur between nature and man positively. We pride ourselves with operating strong ethical values in all our activities.

This is a great opportunity for an outdoor person, with an interest in country pursuits and wildlife. You will be experienced at looking after, training and flying birds of prey although not necessarily longwings, as what’s more important is that we employ someone reliable and self-motivated, with a positive attitude and customer friendly manner and appearance.

Initially you will not be required to use your own birds although an allowance can be paid to those who do and you will be required within 3-6 months to provide your own birds and equipment.

Responsibilities:

An NBC Falconer is responsible for using falconry, distress calls, blank guns shots, kites and other methods to prevent scavenging birds from feeding on a waste site and causing nuisance to local neighbours and site staff.

Each site has specific requirements, such as:

  • Prevent no more than 20 scavenging birds access to site for 20 minutes
  • Attend site at contracted times
  • Fly the birds during the day in a manner which effectively scares and deters nuisance birds
  • Provide a minimum of 6 flights per day
  • Use all supportive deterrents at your disposal to maintain a level of control should weather not permit flying of the falcons
  • Carry out regular patrols of the site

We will also ask you to develop a positive working relationship with the client, complete daily reports for the site file and liaise with your area manager to improve the service where possible. If problems arise that will affect service to the client, we expect you to notify your area manager as soon as possible.

At NBC, our working birds are a key part of the team and you’ll be responsible for housing them and keeping in good health and feather. When you’re carrying out falconry work, we will expect the birds to be flown in a manner that effectively scares and deters nuisance birds.

Hours of work:

Monday to Friday 07.30 to 4.30, Sunday 7.30 to 4.30

Remuneration:

£25k per annum

Plus 1k (£83 per month) for using own birds, telemetry and other bird scaring equipment.

Overtime available

Holiday entitlement

28 Days inclusive of Public/Bank Holidays

Next Step

To apply for this position, please click here

You

An outdoor person with an interest in country pursuits and wildlife. You will be experienced at looking after, training and flying birds of prey although not necessarily longwings. Initially you will not be required to use your own birds although an allowance can be paid to those who do and you will be required within 3-6months to provide your own birds and equipment. What is most important is that you are reliable and have a positive attitude, you are self-motivated and have a customer friendly manner and appearance.

Description:

Using falconry, distress calls, blank guns shots, kites and other methods available, to prevent scavenging birds from feeding on site and causing nuisance to the local neighbours and site staff.

Objectives

  • Prevent no more than 20 scavenging birds access to site for 20 minutes
  • Keep the birds in good health and feather
  • Attend site at contracted times
  • To develop positive working relationship with client
  • Develop skills and knowledge to further develop

Duties:

  • Provide a high level of care to the birds in your possession.
  • To Fly the birds during the day in a manner which effectively scare and deters birds providing a minimum of 6 flights per day.
  • To house and care for the birds outside the normal working day.
  • Carryout regular patrols of the site.
  • Use all supportive deterrents at your disposal to maintain a level of control should the weather not permit the flying of the
  • Carryout daily reports and file in site file.
  • Liaise with area manager to improve service where possible and advice of any situation that may prevent NBC from achieving the clients required service.
  • Carry out the monthly rodent control on site (in house training to be provided).
  • Carry out fly spraying during the summer months (In house training to be given).

Hours of work:

You will typically work the following hours 07 30am to 4.30pm (Monday to Friday).

3 hours every Saturday from 8am to 11am.

Remuneration:

£20000 per annum

Plus £1000 per annum for using your own birds and equipment (We can provide in the short term

If needs be)

Plus £1000 per annum for providing your own vehicle and fuel

Plus 20 Days Paid Holiday

So for a new challenge and the opportunity to develop your skills and experience click here to apply

Intro

We are looking to recruit a Mobile Technician which is a great opportunity for someone who loves working outdoors and likes a diverse selection activities/duties. You may be looking for a change in career or working in a specific field in the wildlife and pest management industry and would like to broaden your skills.

The successful candidate will receive great rates of pay, and the opportunity to work with a passionate, ambitious and supportive organisation. Full training can be given to the successful applicant with ongoing support and training.

Role Responsibilities

Ensure a presentable and positive representation of the company to clients and Public.

Take responsibility of all equipment in your care, which could also involve company’s birds of prey.

Carry out daily tasks in line with NBC Brand values

Ensure compliance in health and safety for fellow employees, customers and members of the public

Assist in maintaining the productivity of your branch

Person specifics

Experience in either falconry or pest control is essential. The candidate must have good communication skills towards clients and fellow employees, to have a presentable, positive, proactive attitude. IT skills are advantageous but not essential as training will be given. Must like working outdoors and be comfortable working at height. Full

Clean full drivers licence also required.

Rewards

Basic Salary from £20,000 up to £24,000, OTE £28,000

OT and Bonus Scheme, Tech Lead reward scheme, pension and falconry allowance for providing your own birds and telemetry.

28 days holiday

Commitment to staff development, recognition scheme for exceptional performance, Company forum, welfare group, employee assist program, Social events

Provided with company phone and tablet.

Location:

This role is based in and around the Aberdeen area, requires travelling to other sites in the North east of Scotland, and, the successful candidate could be expected to assist other branches where required. The position comes with a company vehicle, fleet support and fuel card.

Company:

NBC Environment are a unique and ambitious company who can provide a bespoke role for the successful candidate. Our services provides environmental planning, ecology services and sustainable, environmentally responsible bird and pest solutions throughout the UK. Due to business development in Ecology and habitat services any experience in conversation or land management would be of interest and should be communicated in your application.

Next step:

To apply for this position, please click here

Intro

We are looking to recruit a Wildlife and Environment Management Operative which is a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for the nature and likes a diverse selection activities. We are leading experts in our field who commit to our people with excellent rates of pay as well as providing transparent career progression for those who seek the opportunity to better themselves and the training to get there . Your attitude and interest is more important to us than experience as we are prepared to invest in the right people as we hope you will be part of the family for a long time enjoying a working experience with ;

Opportunity : Each role has three grades with clear KPI’s and allocated training time to allow you to get there.

Recognition : We like to celebrate personal achievement and excellence.

Reward : Our transparent processes ensure efforts are easily identified and can then be rewarded accordingly.

Enjoyment : We work with some great people and get to see and do some amazing stuff.

The Company

NBC are a National organisation providing expert services in Ecology and Wildlife Management an organisation full of talented people who seek the environment to flourish. We are also a stable organisation the perfect place to invest your future having been established for some 25 years and are financially secure with a strong financial position .

For further information please visit www.nbcenvironment.co.uk

The Role

Our operatives are part of a regional field based team working out of their homes from a vehicle provided delivering a variety of services connected to wildlife management to our impressive portfolio of Blue Chip organisations that recognise our expert skills and respect our values.

This work is varied and can include Falconry services, bird proofing, fencing, ferreting, shooting, trapping, laser installations, pest control and more, you will certainly never be bored.

Person specifics

Experience in the services we offer either professionally or recreationally is essential as we believe it is necessary for the candidate to have an applied interest as we are looking for people who are passionate about the subject as they are more likely to deliver the expert service we require for our customers . The candidate must also be respectful of the environment and the people that they will work with and have a positive can do attitude able to identify solutions and have the energy to deliver them effectively.

If this is you we would very much like to hear from you.

Clean full drivers licence also required.

Rewards

Salary £24 to £28k

Upto 14 days allocated for training and/or team development

28 days holiday

Commitment to staff development, recognition scheme for exceptional performance, Company forum, welfare group, employee assist program, Social events

Location:

This role is based in and around the Milton Keynes area and the successful candidate could be expected to assist other branches where required. The position comes with a company vehicle, fleet support and fuel card.

For further information please visit www.nbcenvironment.co.uk

Next step:

To apply for this position, please click here

Intro

We are looking to recruit a Wildlife and Environment Management Operative which is a great opportunity for someone who has a passion for the nature and likes a diverse selection activities. We are leading experts in our field who commit to our people with excellent rates of pay as well as providing transparent career progression for those who seek the opportunity to better themselves and the training to get there . Your attitude and interest is more important to us than experience as we are prepared to invest in the right people as we hope you will be part of the family for a long time enjoying a working experience with ;

Opportunity : Each role has three grades with clear KPI’s and allocated training time to allow you to get there.

Recognition : We like to celebrate personal achievement and excellence.

Reward : Our transparent processes ensure efforts are easily identified and can then be rewarded accordingly.

Enjoyment : We work with some great people and get to see and do some amazing stuff.

The Company

NBC are a National organisation providing expert services in Ecology and Wildlife Management an organisation full of talented people who seek the environment to flourish. We are also a stable organisation the perfect place to invest your future having been established for some 25 years and are financially secure with a strong financial position .

For further information please visit www.nbcenvironment.co.uk

The Role

Our operatives are part of a regional field based team working out of their homes from a vehicle provided delivering a variety of services connected to wildlife management to our impressive portfolio of Blue Chip organisations that recognise our expert skills and respect our values.

This work is varied and can include Falconry services, bird proofing, fencing, ferreting, shooting, trapping, laser installations, pest control and more, you will certainly never be bored.

Person specifics

Experience in the services we offer either professionally or recreationally is essential as we believe it is necessary for the candidate to have an applied interest as we are looking for people who are passionate about the subject as they are more likely to deliver the expert service we require for our customers . The candidate must also be respectful of the environment and the people that they will work with and have a positive can do attitude able to identify solutions and have the energy to deliver them effectively.

If this is you we would very much like to hear from you.

Clean full drivers licence also required.

Rewards

Salary £24 to £28k

Upto 14 days allocated for training and/or team development

28 days holiday

Commitment to staff development, recognition scheme for exceptional performance, Company forum, welfare group, employee assist program, Social events

Location:

This role is based in and around the Reading area and the successful candidate could be expected to assist other branches where required. The position comes with a company vehicle, fleet support and fuel card.

For further information please visit www.nbcenvironment.co.uk

Next step:

To apply for this position, please click here

NBC is the largest Falconry related business in Europe and one of the largest pest control businesses in the UK with annual sales of over £5million.

We are a National Wildlife Management, Bird and Pest Control business which is recognised as the industry’s leading bird specialist. We pride ourselves with operating strong ethical values in all our activities.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Falconer looking for short term flexible employment and we welcome applicants from overseas.

A minimum of 3 years Falconry experience is required for this position.

Hours of work

5 days per week variable days and hours. Monday to Friday generally, however some weekend or out of hours work may be required.

Holiday

20 days + public holidays pro-rated for duration of Contract. Toil may be credited or debited.

Duration of Contract

This role is offered on a fixed term contract basis until 31 July 2018.

Remuneration

Hourly rate up £9.18, (approx. 10.41 euro, subject to current rates) plus overtime, Lead Bonus, RPM Bonus

Accommodation can be available to the right person.

Company van and mobile phone.

Interested applicants should provide a CV to: hr@nbcenvironment.co.uk

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £7.50 to £9.18 / hour

Required experience:

  • Falconry: 3 years

Required licence or certification:

Driving License

NBC is the largest Falconry related business in Europe and one of the largest pest control businesses in the UK with annual sales of over £5million.

We are a National Wildlife Management, Bird and Pest Control business which is recognised as the industry’s leading bird specialist. We pride ourselves with operating strong ethical values in all our activities.

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Falconer looking for short term flexible employment and we welcome applicants from overseas.

A minimum of 3 years Falconry experience is required for this position.

Hours of work

5 days per week variable days and hours. Monday to Friday generally, however some weekend or out of hours work may be required.

Holiday

20 days + public holidays pro-rated for duration of Contract. Toil may be credited or debited.

Duration of Contract

This role is offered on a fixed term contract basis until 31 July 2018.

Remuneration

Hourly rate up £9.18, (approx. 10.41 euro, subject to current rates) plus overtime, Lead Bonus, RPM Bonus

Accommodation can be available to the right person.

Company van and mobile phone.

Interested applicants should provide a CV to: hr@nbcenvironment.co.uk

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: £7.50 to £9.18 / hour

Required experience:

  • Falconry: 3 years

Required licence or certification:

Driving License

Location: Dunkeswell – note candidates will need to live within a reasonable commute of our office.

Blackdown Environmental

Salary: £9.20 to £11.20 per hour (dependent on experience), plus overtime and enhanced working for unsociable hours.

We require highly motivated team leaders with a background in one or more of the following who can lead an on site team to deliver;

  • Invasive species control and management
  • Vegetation clearance on commercial sites
  • Aquatic habitat restoration and creation
  • Fencing and boundary maintenance.
  • Herbicide application
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Small civil structures
  • Habitat creation

Blackdown Environmental are a leading, dynamic company based in the South-West of England and this role will be based from our office in Dunkeswell, however, there may be a requirement to work across the UK and stay away as when required. On some occasions, weekend and/or night working may be required. You will be employed on a permanent contract.

Blackdown Environmental is a great place to be; it is a fast moving, progressive company offering excellent career opportunities and rewarding effort and achievement.

We deliver a professional ecological contracting service, focusing on the delivery of arboricultural, ecology, countryside management, fencing and soft-landscaping contracts.

Candidates will ideally have the following:

  • Full driving license inc towing
  • A valid LISS/CSCS card
  • First Aid at Work
  • LANTRA/NPTC Brushcutter/Chipper/chainsaw
  • PA1 & 6AW
  • Experience in running and leading teams
  • Experience in delivering works on main contractor sites.
  • Experience in completion of on site paperwork

And the following would be an advantage:

  • Background in our core work areas
  • Additional tickets including large tree and multiple windblown trees.
  • SSSTS/SMSTS
  • CPCS/NPORS/FMOC for Tractor & 360 Excavator.

Please apply with your CV and a short statement (<500 words) outlining your suitability for the role, salary expectations and any other relevant details to the email address below:

Edward@blackdownenvironmental.co.uk