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Durham County Council

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 31 October 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 on Thursday 11 June 2020 via electronic means and an exercise will form part of the recruitment process.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Charles Forman, DWR Programme Manager on 07920 593 676 or via email at

To apply, please click here

Vacancy Ref. No. NCC20-140 NEJ No. 197711

Closing Date: Midnight on Wednesday 3rd June 2020.

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