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Forestry England

Works Supervisor- Thetford

Are you interested in an exciting opportunity to join the Forestry England team in East England?

Closing date: 15th September 2021

Salary: £25119 - £26014

Contract Type: Permanent

Working Pattern: Full time

Location: Santon Downham, IP27 0TJ

Purpose of the job

As Works Supervisor, you be an integral part of a small beat team responsible for managing the nations forests in Norfolk.

Working as part of a wider team you will work in a focused, motivated, enthusiastic way to plan and implement economic, social and environmental work programmes and projects that effectively, efficiently and safely meet the Forestry England Strategic Plan aim of “Connecting everyone with the nation’s forests by creating and caring for our forests for people to enjoy, wildlife to flourish and business to grow”.

Person specification

The candidate is required to demonstrate one or more of the following:

  • Forestry or other relevant Land Management qualification to HND level or equivalent.
  • Relevant work experience which is evidenced by a proven track record in successfully planning and supervising forest operations.
  • Extensive practical experience, which is evidenced by holding practical certificates of competence in forestry skills.
  • Essential Professional and Technical experience:
  • Competence with a wide range of IT applications including Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry standards and best practice.
  • Desirable Professional & Technical experience:
  • Managing and supervising operational contracts and resources.
  • A proven track record of supervising staff and working in a team.
  • Experience using/ supervising recent tractors operations
  • Experience using/ supervising recent chemical spraying
  • Membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters (ICF) or working towards membership.

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Closing Date: 15/09/2021  Location: Santon Downham

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