Centre for Alternative Technology

Britain's major centre for environmental inspiration and courses.


Welcome to the Job vacancies section

Below are the current vacancies we have on offer at CAT.  If you would like to apply for a position, you will need to complete an Application Form (in Word format). You can download it together with the guidance notes from the list on the right. CVs will not be accepted.


Please return your application form by email to . If you would like to discuss a vacancy,  please telephone 01654 705955. All applications will be acknowledged by email, so if you've not heard back within a couple of days, please telephone to check that your application has been received as we sometimes have difficulties receiving emails from gmail & hotmail accounts.


For more details about volunteer placements, please go to www.cat.org.uk/volunteers. *Recruiting now for long term volunteers for 2015*

For more environmental related jobs visit environmentjob.co.uk


Thank you for your interest in working at CAT, we look forward to receiving your application.




The placement will be within the Estates team, which manages, researches and leads education activities using 
the water resources, sewage, woodland and biodiversity on the CAT landholdings. The post holder will play a key
role in delivering Natural Resources Wales funded ‘Footsteps to the Future’ project, which will introduce a two
kilometer trail through a variety of habitats showcasing some of mid Wales’s finest natural environments,
historical human influences and the future management needs and techniques of conservation land
management. The work will focus on helping to develop the trail which will be used by the visiting public and
by educational groups visiting the site, maximizing the conservation value of the habitats through which the
trail runs and collecting monitoring data on the ecology of the trail site.
This is an externally funded placement available to an undergraduate who is either required to or chooses to take a year out from academic studies to gain practical experience.

Applications close: 21/05/2015 9am

The Graduate School of the Environment (GSE) at CAT seeks to recruit an inspiring, enthusiastic, capable and versatile individual as a Course Director in Architecture. The right person for this position will lead the architectural teaching, focussed around a profound sensibility towards our place on this planet, bringing professional and academic experience to the role.

We particularly welcome applications from candidates with recognized standing in the field of architectural education, with good experience in design studio teaching, course administration and validation procedures.

Closing date: 20/05/2015 9am

Trustees Wanted (25.50 kB)

We are seeking motivated individuals with expertise in on or more of the following areas:

-                      finance

-                      legal

-                      campaigning

-                      marketing and media

-                      estates management

-                      visitor attractions

-                      Welsh Government.

Trustees are unpaid but expenses can be reimbursed.  To apply please email your CV, together with a short covering letter, to . Please send your email with the word 'Trustee' in the subject line.

Closes: 19th June 2015 9am

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