CAREERS

Explore our current opportunities and join our mission to create a future where we live in balance with and connected to nature.

You will never be just another employee at Wharton. You’ll always be you, with all of your talent and potential, and the chance to go places. You will be given responsibility, challenged, and given the opportunity to define your own career path.

We’ll go on this journey together. Come with us!

JOIN THE WHARTON ECOSYSTEM

We are constantly refining, iterating, and exploring new ways to make work better for everyone in our Team. Join us in shaping a more connected, inclusive, and flexible future of work.

Join us and embark on a meaningful career where you can grow, make an impact, and guide our clients to enhance the places we live, work, and play.

Flexible

With a flexible, hybrid working model, we believe in giving you the freedom to work when and how you want. We also have a clear TOIL policy.

Fun & Friendly

We strive to make everyone feel included and a part of our ecosystem immediately. We host regular social events including drinks and cocktails, bowling nights, away days and quarterly team activity days to celebrate success over the previous financial quarter.

Innovative

We are constantly looking for ways to improve the services we provide to our clients, and you choose the tools that work best for you, including your smartphone and laptop. We provide you with a dedicated tablet for field use.

Inclusive

We celebrate diversity and strive to create environments in which everyone has an equal chance of success. Everyone has equal access to opportunities, and our teams reflect the rich diversity of our natural world

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THE APPLICATION

Process

FILL IN THE ONLINE FORM |

We’re thrilled you want to be a part of the Wharton community. If you believe you have what it takes, we want to hear from you!

The application is mostly made up of yes/no questions and we’ll ask you to send us your C.V. Our Team will review your application. Keep an eye on your emails; you’ll get a response.

THE PROCESS AFTER APPLYING |

Once we have reviewed your application, we like what we hear and think you’d be the right fit for our team, we’ll reach out for a chat. Our recruitment process can take many different forms but in general, it goes like this:

  • ‘About You’ Call – Informal Conversation with one of our team.
  • In-person interview – Learn more about your working style and what makes you tick (and we might throw in a little task).


Don’t worry, we’ll give you every chance to show us what you are made of – there are some key skills we expect you to have, however our company culture and team dynamic is important to us so it’s just as vital that you’re a good fit within the team and your core values align with ours.

Pro tip: Be yourself!

EARLY CAREERS or

GRADUATE?

Each year, we offer opportunities to seasonal staff and Graduates embarking on a career in arboriculture, ecology, and environmental consultancy.

The Wharton Graduate Training Programme is designed to help you build skills, experience, and knowledge and throughout the programme, you will work on real projects and will be supported and developed by senior team members and dedicated mentors. Our aim is to provide you with a valuable experience which will set you up for the world of work in consultancy.

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THRIVE WITH OUR

Perks

We’re proud to provide a variety of unique perks and benefits that help you feel and perform at your best whilst part of our Team. Choose between tailored benefits and perks to help you prioritise the things that are important to you and your well-being so that you can thrive. Some of these perks include:

  • A truly flexible working culture
  • Critical illness and life insurance cover
  • Quarterly team activity days

OUR

Culture

We like to think of Wharton as a fantastic place to work. This stems from the culture we’ve worked hard to establish, the values we uphold, and our shared sense of purpose, which provides us with a common goal.

The pillars of our culture and goals are outlined in our Culture Code.

OUR CORE

VALUES

Every day, we provide environmental advice and guidance to our clients that we genuinely believe in, knowing that there is real value to be gained from assisting people in understanding the environmental considerations for whatever they intend to do with their land and assisting them with natural infrastructure and guiding its enhancement in the places we live, work, and play.

Accountable & Reliable

We take our responsibility to nature and our clients seriously, always delivering on our promises and striving to exceed expectations, with a steadfast commitment to integrity. Our long-standing track record of finding practical answers to ecological and arboricultural challenges is a testament to our accountability and reliability.

Bold & Adaptable

Boldness and adaptability are in our DNA. We embrace challenges head-on, pushing the boundaries of conventional thinking to create nature-based solutions. Our willingness to take calculated risks and our agility in adapting to evolving environmental and industry landscapes set us apart. We dare to be different

Passionate & Balanced

Our passion for the environment and our commitment to striking a balance between human needs, commercial interests, and ecological preservation define our brand. We pride ourselves on finding harmony between these often competing interests, allowing us to treat trees, ecology, and habitats as assets rather than constraints.

Positively Disruptive

We challenge how the natural environment is viewed. We provide forward-thinking and practical solutions to fulfil project requirements and achieve a sustainable outcome.

OUR CORE

VALUES

Every day, we provide environmental advice and guidance to our clients that we genuinely believe in, knowing that there is real value to be gained from assisting people in understanding the environmental considerations for whatever they intend to do with their land and assisting them with natural infrastructure and guiding its enhancement in the places we live, work, and play.

Honest

Honesty sits at the heart of what we do and is reflected into the advice we provide.

Collaborative

Our cohesive approach to projects ensures that the needs our clients, project teams and stakeholders are met enhance the value of your site.

Our naturally positive attitude creates an enjoyable working environment that fuels our innovative approach in delivering practical solutions. At the heart of every project, however large or small, four key values drive our solutions:

Innovative

We provide forward thinking and practical solutions to fulfill project requirements and achieve a sustainable outcome.

Positive

Our positive and professional approach strikes a harmonious
balance between the natural and built environments to
extenuate a site’s potential.

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