Working at the CWGC

The CWGC's commitment extends across 150 countries around the world. To ensure that we are able to continue to commemorate the fallen soldiers from the two World Wars, we employ a wide variety of staff across the world, alongside various volunteer programmes and other opportunities.

Our listings are updated on a regular basis, so please check back often.

Current vacancies:


Horticultural Manager - Belgium

Project Cell Leader - France

Bricklayer - France

Team leader (Bricklaying and Stonework) - France

Works Supervisor (Project Cell) - France

Training and Recruitment Assistants - France

Country Supervisor - Germany/Austria

Horticultural Supervisor - France

Surveyor - France

Engraver - France

Assistant Works Surveyor Supervisor - Belgium

Gardener Caretaker 1 - France

Gardener - Pakistan

Senior Head Gardener - Japan

Mobile Support Team gardener - France

Foreman of Works - Italy

Head Gardener - Israel

Senior Head Gardener - France

Building Surveyor - United Kingdom

Gardener - Hong Kong

Senior Head Gardener (M/F) - France

Gardener (M/F) - France

Gardener Caretaker (M/F) - France

GC1 Mobile Gardener London (South) - United Kingdom

Gardener Caretaker (M/F) - France

Skilled Maintenance Craftsperson - United Kingdom

Eyes On, Hands On coordinator, London - United Kingdom

Horticultural Manager, Belgium

Location: Ieper, Belgium

The post holder is responsible for ensuring Commission standards of horticulture at the cemeteries and memorials within the region and securing value for money in achieving those standards. The post is also responsible for the implementation of organisational policy, including approved working practices, health and safety procedures, environmental and Commission policies relating to corporate objectives.

Please see the full job description: 

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French

German

Dutch

Anyone wishing to apply, please send your CV and cover letter to wea.jobs@cwgc.org

Closing date: 30/05/2021 


Cell Leader Project, Western Europe Area (France)

Location: Beaurains, France.

Contract type: Permanent / full time

Travel: Must be willing to travel and work on regular occasions away from the office sometimes at short notice. Valid passport and category B driver’s licence required.

About the role:

To lead and manage the project cell on all aspects: team and projects. To deliver the allocated technical projects within the Commission’s standards, to the WEA (France) Works programme, and to cost. To ensure we comply with all aspects of building conservation law including the sourcing of all necessary authorisations and permits.

Find full information in the job description:

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How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 4 June.


Bricklayer, Western Europe Area (France)

Location: Beaurains, France.

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

Carry out maintenance work on war graves and memorials throughout France under the responsibility of a team leader, in accordance with the Commission's standards.

Find full information in the job description:

Job Description (FR)

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 4 June.

Teamleader (Bricklaying and Stonework), Western Europe Area (France)

Location: Beaurains, France.

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

Is in charge of a team that carries out all the structural work and the works maintenance of the Commission's sites in compliance with the objectives and standards set by the Commission, through efficient and economical management. The post requires a good balance between management activities and manual tasks.

Is responsible for one or more teams:

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in their role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 4 June.


Works Supervisor (Project Cell), Western Europe Area (France)

Location: Beaurains, France.

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

To manage the allocated technical projects and to deliver them within the Commission’s standards, to the WEA (France) Works programme, and to cost. To ensure we comply with all aspects of building conservation law including the sourcing of all necessary authorisations and permits.

Find full information in the job description:

English French

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 4 June.


Training and Recruitment Assistants, Western Europe Area (France)

Location: Beaurains, France.

Contract type: Temporary / full time

We are looking for 2 Training and Recruitment Assistants (M/F) on fixed term contracts (to replace maternity leave, one of which is followed by parental leave).

About the role:

Reporting to the Training and Recruitment Manager, you will implement the recruitment plan and the skills development plan for the France area, in collaboration with your partner.

Organise the recruitment process:

Develop and implement the skills development plan in accordance with the annual budget, legal requirements, guidelines and Head Office procedures:

Other tasks:

About you:

Skills required

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 4 June.


Country Supervisor - Germany/Austria 

Location: Germany (location of the base sites are Hannover, Reichswald and Berlin) 

Oversee the management of administrative and operational duties needed to support our operations in Germany and Austria (indirectly for the Baltics and Poland). Support the Horticultural and Works Managers with maintaining the cemeteries and memorials to the Commission’s standards as efficiently and economically as possible.

Furthermore, this post will be our lead point of contact in Germany/Austria, and to engage with external contacts including embassies, local governments and heritage organisations.

Read the job descriptions below: 

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Anyone wishing to apply, please send your CV with cover letter to wea.jobs@cwgc.org by 30/05/2021.


Horticultural Supervisor, Western Europe Area (France)

Location: Beaurains (62), France.

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

Assists the Horticultural Director in the organization and supervision of maintenance work in the sector. Works in collaboration with other Horticultural Supervisors to ensure the efficient operation of horticultural work within WEA France.

Find full information in the job description:

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How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org.


Surveyor, Western Europe Area (France)

Location: Beaurains, France.

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

Inspection, expertise and condition assessment of all our sites and buildings to advise and guide the choices of operational teams in the field and ensure that work is carried out in accordance with Commission standards and in an efficient manner.

Find full information in the job description:

English French

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 4 June.


Engraver, Western Europe Area (France)

Location: Beaurains, France.

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

Carries out within a team the program of re-engraving on site of and commemorative panels throughout France in accordance with the objectives and standards set by the Commission, and within the framework of the most efficient and economical management possible.

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 4 June.


Assistant Works Surveyor Supervisor, Belgium

Location: Office based - primarily based in Ieper, Belgium

About the role: To inspect, survey and assess the condition of our estate in order to guide and influence the operational output of the WEA Works Department is delivered to the Commission’s standards and in a cost-effective manner.

See full information in the job description:

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Anyone wishing to apply, please send your CV with cover letter to wea.jobs@cwgc.org by 15/05/2021


Gardener Caretaker 1, Western Europe Area (France)

Location: Bayeux (14400), France.

Contract type: Permanent / full time

About the role:

Supports the Chief Gardener (CJ) in the daily management of a mobile team of horticultural workers responsible for carrying out the horticultural maintenance programme for cemeteries and memorials located in a given geographical area, in compliance with the objectives and standards set by the Commission, and within the framework of management that is as efficient and economical as possible. The position requires a good balance between carrying out management activities and horticultural manual work.

Find full information in the job description:

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How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 4 June.


GARDENER

Location: Karachi Cemetery, Pakistan

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an international organisation responsible for preserving cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations in more than 150 countries. Our work commemorates the sacrifices made by the Commonwealth forces during the two World Wars.

We are seeking candidates for the position of Gardener at Karachi War Cemetery, Pakistan

The purpose of this job is to support the Head Gardener (HG) in the execution and co-ordination of horticultural maintenance and renovation work to the Commission’s standards of excellence.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

See full job description

You will be required to provide documentary proof of permanent right to work in Pakistan upon application for this position.

Applicants should send their full CV and requests for further information to: AAPA.Careers@cwgc.org. For further information about our organisation visit: www.cwgc.org

The Commission is an Equal Opportunities Employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.


SENIOR HEAD GARDENER

Location: Yokohama Cemetery, Japan

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an international organisation responsible for preserving cemeteries and memorials at 23,000 locations in more than 150 countries. Our work commemorates the sacrifices made by the Commonwealth forces during the two World Wars.

We are seeking candidates for the position of Senior Head Gardener at Yokohama Cemetery, Japan.

Yokohama War cemetery is one of the largest sites in the Africa and Asia Pacific Area. Find out more here

The role of ‘Senior Head Gardener’ is to support the Country Manager in the execution and co-ordination of horticultural maintenance and administration including HR, Finance and External Communications within Japan.  The main responsibility for the role is to carry out daily horticultural tasks ensuring the standards of maintenance are met as efficiently and economically as possible in addition to the day to day leadership of the horticultural team. 

Success in this role will provide a path to development being CWGC Japan Country Manager within three years.

Essential Knowledge and Skills

You will be required to provide documentary proof of permanent right to work in Japan upon application for this position.

Applicants should send their full CV and requests for further information to: AAPA.Careers@cwgc.org. For further information about our organisation visit: www.cwgc.org

The Commission is an Equal Opportunities Employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates.


Mobile Support Team gardener, Area (France)

Location: France.

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

Provides support to horticultural teams performing exceptional tasks or techniques. Backfills in various horticultural teams on an ad hoc basis as directed by the respective team leader within Western Europe Area (France).

Fournit un soutien aux équipes horticoles en réalisant des tâches ou des techniques exceptionnelles. Faire des remplacements temporaires au sein de diverses équipes horticoles, selon les instructions du chef d'équipe concerné au sein de la zone Europe Occidentale (France) – WEA(F).

Find full information in the job description.

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How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 26th of May.


Supervisor Works (Project Cell), Area (France)

Location: France (Beaurains).

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

To manage the allocated technical projects and to deliver them within the Commission’s standards, to the WEA (France) Works programme, and to cost. To ensure we comply with all aspects of building conservation law including the sourcing of all necessary authorisations and permits. (F).

Find full information in the job description.

Job Description (EN) Job Description (FR)

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 28th of May.


Stonemason foreman, Italy

Location: Faenza (Ravenna)

Contract Type: Temporary – 12 months; must have the right to live and work in Italy

Hours of Work: Full-time (35 hours per week Monday to Friday)

Salary: Salary – Circa €25k. gross per annum, plus a 13th and 14th monthly salary

Travel: Frequent travel within Italy

Other Benefits: Lunch Vouchers, Supplementary Pension Fund, Supplementary Healthcare Fund

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is seeking to recruit 2 Foreman, based in Faenza to lead our stonemasons. Across Italy we commemorate 49,259 casualties from both world wars. They are spread across 123 cemeteries, with 42 constructed CWGC cemeteries and 6 memorials. You will join our team of nearly 70 staff working from 29 bases to maintain and conserve our memorials and cemeteries.

The role is part of a mobile team and supports the Works Team Coordinator (WTC) in the execution and co-ordination of masonry works within the Commission’s cemeteries. The main task is of an operational type and consists in performing manual wall maintenance, structures and tombstones for the restoration and conservation of sites according to the CWGC standards; together with small administrative tasks closely related to the position.

About the role:

About you:

Job Description Application Form

To apply please complete the application form. Kindly send the completed application form, together with your CV to ma.careers@cwgc.org by no later than 9 July 2021. Due to current Covid-19 Social Distancing requirements, interviews will possibly take place using Microsoft Teams.

Only successful applicants will be contacted. Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible. All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with our job privacy notice, available upon request. The CWGC
is an equal opportunities employer. Appointment will be subject to background checks.


Head Gardener, Haifa, Israel

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is an international non-profit organisation which commemorates the 1.7 million Commonwealth servicemen and women who died during the two world wars. We care for cemeteries and  memorials at 23,000 locations, in more than 150 countries and territories.

We are seeking an experienced Head Gardener to join the team based in Haifa War Cemetery, Israel. The role will support the Country Supervisor and Senior Head Gardener in the day to day control of the staff in the group, ensuring that they, as a team, maintain the cemeteries and memorials to the standards specified by the Commission as efficiently and economically as possible.

Responsibilities

Requirements

Job Description (EN) Job Description (AR) 

To apply, please submit your application by one of the following:

Email: ma.careers@cwgc.org

Mail: Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Douchifat Street, Industrial Area, PO BOX 74 Ramleh, 72100

Closing date: 9 July 2021 Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted. Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend
this position depending on application numbers. Therefore, we would urge candidates to submit an application as soon as possible.

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence and in accordance with our job privacy notice, available upon request. The CWGC is an equal opportunities employer.


Senior Head Gardener (M/F) - Area (France)

Location: France (Lens).

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

The Senior Head Gardener (SHG) is in charge of a mobile team of gardeners who maintain a pre-defined group of cemeteries within an Area sector according to the Commission standard as efficiently and economically as possible. The post requires competences in both managerial and manual skills.

Find full information in the job description.

Job Description (EN) Job Description (FR)

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 28th of May.


Building Surveyor

(known internally as Technical Manager, Works)

Location: The job will be based in Maidenhead with a requirement for overseas travel.  

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours of work: Full time, 37 hours per week

Salary: Offers up to £46,620 per annum, pro rata, depending upon experience

About the CWGC

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission honours and cares for the men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world.

Today, over a century after we first began, our work continues through our staff, supporters and volunteers who preserve our unique cultural, horticultural and architectural heritage and ensure that the stories of those who died are told.

About the Role:

With your experience within built environments and structural projects, you will oversee the construction and maintenance of monuments and other structures within Commission sites across Southern and East Africa.  You will advise on all technical matters and manage overseas works staff.  It will also ensure alignment with Commission strategy, policies and procedures, along with other Area requirements.  It is a key part of the Area’s Operations team and reports to the AAPA Operations Manager.

You will need a background as a building surveyor or related profession.  You should be RICS qualified or part qualified. Experience of managing projects and people and working internationally is highly desirable. It is essential you can demonstrate an ability to deliver in an environment with multiple internal and external stakeholders.

The job will be based in Maidenhead with a requirement for overseas travel.  Full details of the job role can be found on the job description.

What We Can Offer You:

Job Description Application Form

How To Apply:

Please send your cover letter, CV and completed application form to aapa.careers@cwgc.org

We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to creating a respectful work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect and where any unlawful and/or unfair discrimination is eliminated. We will not unlawfully discriminate directly or indirectly in recruitment or employment on grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, age, sexual orientation or marital status, religion or belief.

 We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time once we receive sufficient applications and encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.


GARDENER

Location: Cape Collinson War Cemetery, Hong Kong

Salary: HK$15,160 pcm plus benefits

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission honours and cares for the men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world. Today, over a century after we first began, our work continues through our staff, supporters and volunteers who preserve our unique cultural, horticultural and architectural heritage and ensure that the stories of those who died are told.

We are seeking candidates for the role of a Gardener based at Cape Collinson War Cemetery, Hong Kong, where you will be supporting the Senior Head Gardener in carrying out day-to-day manual tasks.

Full details can be found here:

Job Description Fact Sheet

If this role is of interest to you, please send your resume together with the Application Form across to AAPA.Careers@cwgc.org

For any further queries, please contact AAPA.Careers@cwgc.org


HR Generalist, Belgium

Location: Ieper, Belgium

The post holder is responsible for assisting with HR projects, in accordance with best practice and relevant employment legislation, and undertakes HR administration.

Please see the full job description: 

English

French

German

Dutch

Anyone wishing to apply, please send your CV and cover letter to wea.jobs@cwgc.org

Closing date: 31/05/2021 


Senior Head Gardener (M/F) - Area (France)

Location: France (Serre).

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

The Senior Head Gardener (SHG) is in charge of a mobile team of gardeners who maintain a pre-defined group of cemeteries within an Area sector according to the Commission standard as efficiently and economically as possible. The post requires competences in both managerial and manual skills.

Find full information in the job description.

Job Description (ENG) Job Description (FR)

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 11th of June.


Gardener (M/F) - Area (France)

Location: Multiple: 

About the role:

As part of the cemetery maintenance program and in compliance with the objectives and standards set by the Commission, the jobholder is called upon to perform tasks that do not require any specific knowledge. This is a training grade and most tasks are performed under the supervision of a line manager.

Find full information in the job description.

Job Description (ENG) Job Description (FR)

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 11th of June.


GARDENER CARETAKER (M/F) - Area (France)

Location: Multiple

About the role:

Supports the Chief Gardener (CJ) in the daily management of a mobile team of horticultural workers responsible for carrying out the horticultural maintenance program or cemeteries and memorials located in a given geographical area, in compliance with the objectives and standards set by the Commission, and within the framework of management that is as efficient and economical as possi-ble. The position requires a good balance between carrying out management activities and horticul-tural manual work.

Find full information in the job description

Job Description (ENG) Job Description (FR)

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 11th of June


GC1 Mobile Gardener London (South)

The United Kingdom and Northern Area (UKNA) commemorates 310,000 casualties, in over 13,000 locations throughout the UK, Republic of Ireland, Gibraltar, Scandinavia, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Of these 134,456 are on ten major memorials located throughout the UK.

Location:  You will be mobile and cover the maintenance in a group of cemeteries and plots mainly in the Beckenham, Camberwell, Croydon, Mitcham and Streatham areas. However, you may be asked to cover any other cemeteries or plots within the South East Region.  Ideally you will live in the vicinity of these sites area.      

Opportunities to work on short-term projects in Scandinavia and other regions may also arise.

Contract Type: Permanent/full time

Hours of work:

Summer Hours

Monday to Thursday: 0800 to 1230, 1330 to 1700

Friday: 0800 to 1230, 1330 to 1630.

Winter Hours

Monday to Friday: 0830 to 1230, 1300 to 1600.

Salary: Starting salary of £21,499 per annum.  In addition to this, you may be entitled to Extensive Travelling Allowance (ETA).  

About the Role:

As a GC1 you will work individually or as part of a small team and be responsible for specific plots within the region. You will carry out manual horticultural maintenance and renovation work to the standards of excellence as set by the Commission. You will also complete various related administrative duties and assist the Regional Manager and Regional Operations Coordinator in meeting the overall objectives of the Region.

See full details: 

Job Description Fact Sheet

About you:

As a minimum you will need NVQ Level 2 or an equivalent level qualification in Amenity Horticulture, or relevant horticultural experience.  You will also need a full manual car driving licence.  This is a mobile role and will require travel across the region and overnight stays on an occasional basis.

What we can offer you:

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to ukna.careers@cwgc.org

Closing Date:

The closing date for applications is 25 June 2021 and it is anticipated that interviews will take place on week commencing 5 July 2021. Due to current Covid-19 Social Distancing requirements, interviews will take place using Microsoft Teams.


SURVEYOR, WESTERN EUROPE AREA (FRANCE)

Location: Beaurains, France

Contract type: permanent / full time

About the role:

Inspection, expertise and condition assessment of all our sites and buildings to advise and guide the choices of operational teams in the field and ensure that work is carried out in accordance with Commission standards and in an efficient manner.

Find full information in the job description.

Job description (ENG) Job description (FR)

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 22th of June.

Skilled Maintenance Craftsperson

The United Kingdom and Northern Area (UKNA) commemorates 310,000 casualties, in over 13,000 locations throughout the UK, Republic of Ireland, Gibraltar, Scandinavia, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. Of these 134,456 are on ten major memorials
located throughout the UK.

Location: You will cover maintenance in a variety of sites throughout the North Region.  Ideally you will live in the Harrogate area as you will need to be able to make your own way to and from the base site in Harrogate daily.  You may also be required to work on other sites within the North Region.

Opportunities to work on short-term projects in Scandinavia and other regions may also arise.

Contract Type: Permanent/full time

Hours of work:

Summer Hours

Monday to Thursday: 0800 to 1230, 1330 to 1700

Friday: 0800 to 1230, 1330 to 1630.

Winter Hours

Monday to Friday: 0830 to 1230, 1300 to 1600.

Salary: Starting salary of £21,499 per annum.  In addition to this, you may be entitled to Extensive Travelling Allowance (ETA).  

About the Role:

As an SMC you will assist in the structural and horticultural maintenance of war graves and memorials to the standards set by the Commission, working as part of a small team whose workload is dependent on operational requirements.

This is a ‘hands-on’ mobile role and travelling is an integral part of the job.  There may be periods when you are required to work away from home during the week, which could consist of up to 3 to 4 nights away.

About you:

You should have relevant practical skills, a proven commitment to service delivery and excellent organisational and communication skills.  You must be able to work individually, or as part of a small team, at a variety of sites throughout the North Region.  As you will be using a company vehicle, a full manual driving license is essential as is the willingness to travel widely in the region including 3-4 overnight stays per week.

While Pesticide Certificates (PA1 and PA6) and NAMM (National Association of Memorial Masons) Membership are required for this role, the Commission will, if required, provide you with the necessary support and training to gain these qualifications.

What we can offer you:

Job Description Fact Sheet

How to apply:

To apply for this opportunity to join our UKNA Team please send a copy of your CV and a short covering letter detailing your experience and what you can bring to the role to ukna.careers@cwgc.org

The closing date for applications is 05 July 2021 and it is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 12 July 2021. Depending on Covid-19 Social Distancing requirements, interviews may take place using Microsoft Teams.


Gardener (M/F) - Area (France)

Location : France (Cambrai).

Contract type: Temporary (Replacement contract, until : 30/11/2021 or before this date if the sick person returns to work / full time)

About the role:

As part of the cemetery maintenance program and in compliance with the objectives and standards set by the Commission, the jobholder is called upon to perform tasks that do not require any specific knowledge. This is a training grade and most tasks are performed under the supervision of a line manager.

Find full information in the job description.

Job Description EN Job Description FR

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 25th of June.


Gardener (M/F)

Location : France (Lens).

Contract type: Permanent

About the role:

As part of the cemetery maintenance program and in compliance with the objectives and standards set by the Commission, the jobholder is called upon to perform tasks that do not require any specific knowledge. This is a training grade and most tasks are performed under the supervision of a line manager.

Find full information in the job description.

Job Description EN Job Description FR

How to apply:

If you think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to wea.jobs@cwgc.org before 01th of July.

 

PART-TIME COORDINATOR – ‘EYES ON, HANDS ON’ PROJECT

(FIXED TERM CONTRACT to 31 Mar 2022)

Circa £29,746 pro rata, depending upon experience, with an allowance of £1,044, pro rata, to compensate for the fact a home office will be required. The Commission will also require the successful candidate to use their own car for any travel, for which mileage will be paid.

Location:     London

You will be home based but with coordinating responsibility for London. Must be within London to be able to easily travel throughout the capital.

The CWGC honours the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth Forces who died in the two world wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Our values and aims, laid out in 1917, are as relevant now as they were 100 years ago. 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented and self-motivated Volunteer Coordinator to join our team based in our London Region to deliver the Annington Homes sponsored ‘Eyes On, Hands On’ volunteering project.

The ‘Eyes on, Hands On’ project is a new venture which will seek to develop a volunteer network to link the military communities in the UK with the CWGC sites in their local area. The post holder will develop opportunities to use volunteers to support and supplement the care provided by regional operations staff to CWGC commemorations.

Working 15 hours per week (some evening and weekend work may be required), you will be liaising closely with the local Regional Manager, the in-place Volunteer Coordinators and your volunteers building and maintaining partnerships with a wide range of volunteer organisations and associations, ensuring regular engagement.  You will also need to build upon established good working relationships with external cemetery groups where opportunities exist in relation to the project. 

In order to succeed in this role, you will have excellent communication, presentation and networking skills. You will also have experience of working with the UK Armed Forces, and empathy with the Service ethos.

If you would like to be part of a key team raising the profile of our valuable work and think you’ve got what it takes to succeed in this role please send your completed Application Form, CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role and why you believe you can fulfil the requirements of the job, as outlined in the job description to ukna.careers@cwgc.org

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The closing date for applications is 2 July 2021 and it is anticipated that interviews will take place on week commencing 12 July 2021.  Due to current Covid-19 Social Distancing requirements, interviews will take place using Microsoft Teams.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time once we receive sufficient applications and encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.


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