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Forestry England

Chiddingfold Beat Forester

Based at Bucks Horn Oak, near Farnham, Surrey

Some weekend and out of hours working required

Reference 154993

Forestry England is the largest land manager and custodian of the nation’s public forests. We have around 1,000 committed staff looking after more land and more trees than any other organisation. It’s a job that never stops growing.

We are looking for an experienced Beat Manager to manage our forestry operations in the Chiddingfold area, Surrey. The site covers 2800ha of mixed woodlands that are actively managed for people, nature and the economy including timber production.

As Beat Manager, you’ll use your extensive knowledge in forestry and land management to lead our safe and sustainable forestry operations and ensure we fulfill out supply contracts to our sawmill customers. With excellent people skills, you’ll also manage, motivate and inspire a small team of staff to ensure we deliver our forestry work safely and to a high standard. You’ll also be confident working with a range of external stakeholders including visitors, contractors, local authorities, national parks and environmental organisations.

This is an exciting time to join the South Forest District as we look to secure and grow our economic, social and natural capital of our forests. We are looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated individual who has excellent organisational, communications and IT skills and works well under pressure.

In return, we offer an attractive salary and benefits package including a generous government pension scheme and flexible working. We also provide excellent personal and career development opportunities.

For further details about this exciting role visit: www.forestryengland.uk/careers or click here to apply now. If you have any questions, please contact Chris Clare Christopher.clare@forestryengland.uk

Closing date: Monday 25th October 2021

Closing Date: 25/10/2021  Location: Bucks Horn Oak, near Farnham, Surrey

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