The North York Moors National Park Authority helps look after one of the most highly regarded landscapes of the British Isles. The North York Moors is a unique area with a rich diversity of landscape and ecosystems including over 31,000 hectares of woodland.
A significant proportion of this is commercial plantation forestry but about 20% is recorded as either ancient woodland or plantation on ancient woodland site. In addition, it contains one of the highest concentrations of veteran trees in Northern England.
The Authority employs about 170 staff across a wide range of activities and our dedicated woodland team of 6 sit within the Conservation & Climate Change department. We are looking for a Tree and Woodland Officer to join our committed team and help us to increase the value of trees and woodland in the National Park.
As the Tree and Woodland Officer, you will be responsible for delivering the Authority’s statutory tree functions and advising our planning department on tree and woodland matters.
You will also be developing woodland management projects with landowners, primarily in the northern part of the National Park, to improve and enhance the visual appearance and conservation value of existing woodlands.