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The RFS is inviting applications for two one-year forestry jobs for college leavers. These jobs will equip the successful candidates with the skills and experience to kick-start their careers in forestry and woodland management. All participating employers are committed to the highest levels of training and personal development. Both jobs offer up to 20 days funded CPD training. Assistance with relocation costs may be available.


Start date: September 2019.


College leaver position: Assistant Wood Reeve.

Employer: Tregothnan Estate, Mereworth, near Maidstone, Kent, ME18 5PZ

Salary: 16,000 pa


College leaver positions: Woodland Grounds Assistant

Employers: Huntley Estate, May Hill, Gloucestershire, GL19 3HQ 

Salary: 16,000 pa


You may apply for more than one college leaver job. Forestry Roots is an inclusive programme that welcomes applications from people who may face barriers to gaining their first paid position in forestry. Preference will be given to those who are likely to benefit most from the opportunity.


For further details of all jobs and how to apply see our website


Closing date for applications: 5 July, 2019




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