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Durham Woodland Revival Forestry Officer

Grade 10 30,507 - 33,799 p.a.

Location: County Hall, Durham


An opportunity has arisen for a Durham Woodland Revival Forestry Officer until November 2023.


The National Lottery Heritage Fund (NLHF) has awarded Durham Woodland Revival 432,700 to bring together organisations from the forestry sector to develop woodland habitat networks through better managed forests, new planting and community involvement across a targeted area of 200 km2 in County Durham.


The post will be responsible for frontline woodland and forestry advice for this 4-year programme worth over 820,000 in total.  It will involve engaging with woodland and land owners, agents and stakeholders to provide appropriate advice to unlock the potential of woodlands.


Applicants should hold a degree or equivalent/Higher Diploma in Forestry together with practical experience and understanding of forestry and woodland management.  It is desirable that applicants have membership (or working towards) a relevant professional institute (eg Institute of Chartered Foresters).


Interviews are scheduled to be held week commencing 7 October 2019.


For further information regarding the post, please contact Sue Mullinger, Landscape Delivery Officer on 03000 267142 or via email at sue.mullinger@durham.gov.uk


To apply, please visit:  www.northeastjobs.org.uk


Vacancy Ref. No. REAL19-293  NEJ No. 191279


Closing Date:  Midnight on Thursday 26 September 2019 

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