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Regulatory Woodland Officer

About the Company

Job Information

  • Region


  • Location

    Flexible in South East Wales

  • Salary


  • Date Posted


  • Closing Date

    Closing Soon 23/07/2023

Job description

As a Regulatory Woodland Officer, you will help deliver our forest regulatory compliance and incident response role across South East Wales.

Our team cover the whole of Wales, with individual officers looking after their own patch. We are looking for an officer who can contribute to the delivery of our regulatory work with the forestry sector, businesses, and individuals. The role is predominantly office / home based (to be discussed on appointment), but has regular opportunities for field work, and you will work with a wide range of internal and external customers.

You will have a big role to play in responding to alleged illegal fellings, providing advice to inform the outcome of felling licence applications, EIA screenings and other applications for relevant forestry and tree permissions in the patch. You will respond to incidents in a timely, safe manner and take appropriate enforcement action when necessary. These work areas are likely to dominate your work load but you may be called on to contribute to other areas within the Forest Regulation and Tree Health teams’ remit.

Tenacity, persistence, and the ability to build good working relationships are all skills that our successful Regulatory Woodland Officers exhibit, ideally you will bring these to the role from day one.

We will help you to develop skills to be able to provide technical advice to internal and external stakeholders, and your ability to undertake investigations and subsequent enforcement action as a result of illegal felling activity.

Join our team as an enthusiastic and professional officer, to work at a fast pace, often to tight deadlines, effectively prioritising you workload in order to deliver more for the environment.

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