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Interested in Working for Backwell Logs?

Backwell Logs, part of Backwell Wood Estate, is a leading supplier for firewood in the greater Bristol area. Through the management of our 200 acre woodland we produce firewood which is then sold to the general public via our website with orders being fulfilled by our in-house delivery team. By controlling the source, production and delivery of firewood we are able to offer an exceptional customer experience.

Interested in joining our growing team? Below you'll find all our current opportunities along with details of how to apply.


Job Title: Gardening and Estate Operative 

Location: Backwell, Bristol

Salary and benefits negotiable

About the Role

We are looking to expand our team with the addition of a skilled Gardening and Estate Operative. Within this role you will report directly to our Estate Manager and become a key member of our team working with the estate, it’s forestry and commercial aspects of the business. 

The job role will be mainly manual, and include gardening and general property maintenance as well as working for our growing spin off log business, Backwell Logs.

About Backwell Wood Estate

Backwell Wood Estate owns and manages agricultural, forestry, residential and industrial property. This job will include working in many areas of the estate including our 200 acres of which 90% is woodland.

Key Responsibilities and Duties

Gardening - will take a key role across the Estate and its gardens and agricultural land. This includes private gardens as well as woodland and hay making

General Maintenance and Painting 

Assisting in management of our Woodland 

Assisting with the day to day operation of Backwell Logs 

Preparing for deliveries and executing them, giving a friendly and helpful service

Being an advocate for the business and its service ethos

Required Skills and Qualifications 

Physically strong and fit

Relevant NVQs would be an advantage

Good communication skills, flexible, able to work with a small team

Hardworking and determined

Good people skills, customer service


How to Apply

Please send a covering letter and CV to, please ensure the subject of the email is ‘Job Application: Estate Operative’