Forest Planner – North Scotland

About the Company

Job Information

  • Region

    North Scotland

  • Location

    North Scotland

  • Salary

    Attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience

  • Date Posted

    06/12/2022

  • Closing Date

    Closing Soon 15/01/2023

Job description

We are currently recruiting a full-time Forest Planner, to undertake the assessment and design and production of Forestry Grant Scheme (FGS) applications, with a focus on woodland creation and Forest plans. Based out of any of our North Region offices, this role will involve regular travel to various sites. In North Scotland we have offices based in Banchory, Dingwall, Fochabers and Fort William. Location of work can be flexible however having a presence in one of the regional offices will be essential.

Applicants should have

The capability to work autonomously, and be able to work as part of a diverse and highly professional and motivated team.

You should be competent in the use of IT, specifically Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, outlook and you will have demonstrable knowledge of Geographical Information Systems (GIS).

You will have excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills. You will be professional and confident in your approach to work, be able to meet tight deadlines and targets, be self motivated and have exceptional attention to detail.

Ideally you will have a forestry related qualification at HND level or above however, candidates with related land-based qualifications and/or experience are also encouraged to apply. Experience of working in a similar role in the Forestry sector and a sound knowledge of silviculture and the Forestry Grant scheme is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided.

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