Start late November 2021
£24,000 pa - £26,000 (+ Pension)
Devon, Cornwall and mobile sites
Land and Heritage is a multi disciplinary environmental consultancy and contracting company. We specialise in the management of designated habitats as well as the design and creation of new habitat areas. www.landandheritage.com
Land and Heritage seek a team leader to deliver a major programme of broadleaved woodland planting this winter. We have at least one large site in West Cornwall and also expect to deliver a mobile contract around England for a large national charity. Accommodation will be provided for the mobile contract. You will have day to day responsibility for up to three ground staff including their health, safety and welfare. You will be responsible for all aspects of tree planting on site including site preparation, fencing, delivery and distribution of trees and materials, planting to the scheme design and specification, tree protection and quality checks.
Summer work will include site maintenance, vegetation management, assisting with grant applications and project design. There are also opportunities to become involved with tree and woodland surveys, woodland management and landscape projects.
You will be expected to have a qualification in countryside management or a keen interest in it. You will need to be physically fit, able to work in all weather conditions, highly motivated and able to supervise a team of manual workers. You will need to demonstrate excellent organisational skills and high standards of workmanship. You must have a professional approach to your work to maintain the excellent relationship we have with our clients. Tree planting experience is essential. Previous experience for the Team Leader role is highly desirable. Driving licence and trailer licence essential. You will be familiar with the transportation and storage of plant material, and planting complex species mixtures on a large scale.
For further details, please contact Simon Humphreys at firstname.lastname@example.org or e-mail with your CV and a covering letter.
Closing Date: 29th October 2021
Closing Date: 29/10/2021 Location: Cornwall + UK