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Forest Manager

About the Company

Job Information

  • Region

    South West Scotland

  • Location


  • Salary

    Competitive salary and benefits package

  • Date Posted


  • Closing Date

    Closing Soon 19/12/2023

Job description

Due to our increasing activities and expanding work programme in South West Scotland, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Forest Manger/Senior Forest Manager, to join our progressive team to service both our existing client base and expanding business.  We service this area from our Dumfries Office.

The role involves all aspects of woodland establishment, restructuring and management from planning through to harvesting.  The position includes the requirement to liaise directly with a range of clients, prepare and manage budgets, report writing, grant scheme applications, cost control, planning of operations and site supervision.

To be successful in this role, you must be self-motivated and capable of working on your own initiative and as part of our expanding professional team.  You should have demonstrable operational experience and have had consistent exposure to all aspects of the role described above with the confidence to work independently.   Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or progressing towards attaining chartered status would be preferred.

In addition, you should have a good working knowledge and understanding of site planning, working with contractors and site safety management, along with good communication skills and organisational ability. Applicants should have relevant academic qualifications and hold a current full valid driving licence which is essential for the role.

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