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Logo: Lydney Park EstateFull Time Forestry Worker

 

Lydney Park Estate, Gloucestershire

 

A vacancy has arisen for a Full Time Forestry Worker working within our existing Forestry team.  Duties will include all aspects of Estate forestry, including planting, establishment and spraying, chainsaw thinning, final crop harvesting, extraction and Christmas tree production.  As required, you may be asked to assist in production or delivery of sawn timber or firewood.  In addition, you will need a flexible approach to other tasks across the Estate, which could include mowing, fencing, and general maintenance.  You will be encouraged to take an active role in operating our Forest tractors, winch, crane and other equipment.

 

The successful applicant must be trained to a minimum level of NPTC units CS30 & CS31 for chainsaw use and hold a full UK Drivers Licence.

 

Additional relevant experience and certificates would be advantageous, particularly in tractor driving, spraying and first-aid.  However, we will offer further training for the right candidate.

 

Salary is negotiable depending on experience and qualifications.  There is an employee pension scheme available with employer and employee contributions required.

 

A full job specification is available upon request.

 

Please send a cv and personalised covering letter to reception@lydneyparkestate.co.uk by 12 noon on Friday 16th November 2018. 

 

 

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