Morton Hall Estate

Forestry Supervisor (part-time)

Appointment of a part-time forestry supervisor (self-employed)

The Morton Hall Estate in north Nottinghamshire contains 75 ha of prize winning mixed woodlands. These are managed commercially to meet multiple objectives including timber production, biodiversity and amenity using a Continuous Cover Forestry (CCF) approach. Annual forestry operations are expected to break even or show a small surplus.

The existing supervisor is retiring at the end of March 2021 after several decades of overseeing woodland management at Morton. We are looking to appoint an experienced individual to take over this position on a part-time basis.

Key requirements include:

  • practical experience in carrying out and supervising forest management operations;
  • experience in the management of contractors and in preparing and monitoring timber sales;
  • an ability to work independently and without supervision;
  • an interest in Continuous Cover Forestry and in woodland management to improve biodiversity;
  • a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

For full details of the post and of how to apply please contact Martin Borley at Savills, Olympic House, Doddington Road, Lincoln, LN6 3SE; telephone 07870183411; email Alternatively please try Kathy Fitzpatrick on 01522 507 319; email Closing date and time: 1200 hours on February 8th 2021.

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