Senior Forester

About the Company

Job Information

  • Region

    Central Scotland

  • Location

    Central Scotland

  • Salary

    £35,000 to £40,000 per annum

  • Date Posted

    25/01/2023

  • Closing Date

    14/02/2023

Job description

The Green Action Trust is one of Scotland’s leading environmental charities. We have been regenerating Central Scotland by undertaking landscape scale projects; creating and improving greenspaces, planting and managing woodlands, greening vacant and derelict land, creating and maintaining paths and enhancing a range of habitats for over 40 years. We are specifically responsible for delivering the Central Scotland Green Network. We are passionate about the positive environmental and social change we can deliver in Scotland and are seeking candidates who have a similar passion to help us create this change.
The role will be responsible for overseeing all Green Action Trust’s woodland design, woodland management planning, management and delivery of projects and securing forestry grants. The role also line manages a small team of foresters providing technical and management support. We are seeking applications from individuals with:
• A track record of managing and overseeing woodland creation, woodland management and/or environmental projects. • Excellent working knowledge of the UKFS. • Line management experience and or track record delegating tasks to others. • Relevant academic qualifications. • Excellent communication skills, computer literacy and confident in using GIS. • A positive, solution orientated and flexible attitude to their work. • Good knowledge of the Forestry Grant Scheme in Scotland. • Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body is desirable.

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