Graduate Soil Scientist

Application start and end date: 
8th January 2018 to 1st April 2018
Full time
Remuneration will be tailored to the individual, but will include a competitive salary and career progression through in-house training.
United Kingdom

Tim O'Hare Associates is a leading soil science and landscape engineering consultancy. The practice offers technical expertise and practical advice in: • Soil Survey and Site Investigation • Soil Handling and Management Strategies • Soil Testing Services • Design and Specification Technical Support • Site Inspections and Monitoring Services.

We are offering a new and exciting opportunity for an individual to join our team in our head office in Wallingford, Oxfordshire. Comprehensive in-house training will be provided, and the opportunity to develop specialist skills relating to sports pitch agronomy, drainage design, habitat creation, topsoil manufacture and landscape science.

Typical responsibilities would include:

  • Site Work – soil sampling, soil survey and site inspections/monitoring
  • Soil Testing – selecting and commissioning soil tests with relevant laboratories and processing incoming test results
  • Reporting – writing and issuing interpretative reports
  • Support – assisting with the planning, organisation and site work during soil surveys and site monitoring visits
  • Client Liaison – telephone and email enquiries


  • BSc or MSc (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline (e.g. soil science, environmental science, ecology, agricultural science, horticultural science, geography)
  • Self-starter, team player with strong inter-personal skills and proactive character
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Competent with standard IT software (Microsoft Office)
  • Full Driving Licence


  • Member of a professional association
  • Relevant work experience
  • Use of AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, technical guidance and codes of practice
  • CSCS card 

For more information about Tim O'Hare Associates please look on the website

If you require any further information about the position please contact Tim O’Hare or Laura Hathaway-Jenkins (

To apply please send your CV and covering email to: