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Castle Howard Estate

Forestry Assistant

£19,000 per annum, plus pension and benefits

Full time 40 hours per week Monday – Friday

We are recruiting a Forestry Assistant to support the ongoing preservation of the 2000 acres of woodland on the Castle Howard Estate. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the forest portfolio including felling and thinning, replanting, maintenance and vermin control. We are looking for candidates who have forestry or woodland management experience and the relevant qualifications including spraying, chainsaw and brushcutter certificates. This role will also involve lone working so candidates must be comfortable working independently and on their own initiative and have a flexible approach to duties undertaken.

For further information about any of these roles please visit our website or to apply please send a CV and covering letter to

Closing Date: 16/05/2021  Location: York

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