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Senior Operations Manager

Senior Operations Manager Salary: £49,493 – £53,884 (27.9 percent pension contribution plus benefits) Scottish Forestry: Scottish Forestry is currently looking for a Senior Operations Manager to join our South Scotland Conservancy, based in Dumfries or Selkirk. This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and to help shape the direction of the Conservancy in […]

Experienced Forest Manager

RTS Forestry are pleased to be recruiting for 3 new positions of forest manager with one role each based in Inverness, Crieff and South Scotland These are ideally suited to forest managers ready to take the next significant step in your career in terms of forest management responsibility. In Inverness our team at RTS Forestry […]

Field Assistant – Ecology

Division: Department of Biology, MPLS Job duration: 23 June – 6 July 2024 (2 weeks) Application deadline: 17:00 on Monday 27 May 2024 Overview of the role The postholder will assist with ecological fieldwork in the Scottish Highlands. The field assistant will work alongside a postdoctoral researcher, assisting with soil sampling, invertebrate sampling, and plant […]

Senior Scientist – Wood Properties

Want to work at the cutting edge of environmental science research? Passionate about making a difference and playing your part in tackling the climate and nature crises? Forest Research (FR) is a leading UK scientific research organisation that provides impactful scientific data, evidence and advice to policymakers and practitioners. Internationally recognised, we want to work […]

Head of Plant Seed and Supply

Newton Nursery Head of Plant Seed and Supply Salary: £61,409 – £67,959 As Head of Plant and Seed Supply you will be accountable, through successful leadership of your team, for the resilient supply of healthy seeds and trees to ensure Scotland’s forests are resilient for generations to come. We are seeking a confident individual who […]

Operations Manager

Job reference: REQ0773 Location: Flexible (Scotland) – East (Banchory, Dunkeld, Huntly, Elgin) Salary: £61,409 – £67,959 + 27% Employer pension contributions Contractual hours: 37 Basis: Full time   Working at Forestry and Land Scotland is all about ‘People, Pride and Purpose.’ Join us and take pride in helping look after something incredibly valuable to the […]

Senior Arboriculturist

Senior Arboriculturist: Scotland’s Railway (Glasgow) Key Activities: Tree condition surveys, tree work prescription, stakeholder consultation, tree management strategies and specifications Key Accountabilities Lead and direct a team of Arboriculturists to undertake a range of railway tree and vegetation management projects Oversee and provide specialist arboricultural advice and guidance to railway managers, engineers, operations, seasonal teams, […]


Working at Forestry and Land Scotland is all about ‘People, Pride and Purpose.’ Join us and take pride in helping look after something incredibly valuable to the people of Scotland and its visitors – Scotland’s national forests and land. At FLS, you’ll work with over a thousand talented, innovative, and committed people.  Together we’re helping […]

Woodland Officer

Job reference: REQ0741 Location: Flexible (see Job Description) Salary: £34,028 – £36,302 (plus 27% pension and benefits) Contractual hours: 37 Basis: Full time Here at Scottish Forestry, we’re at the heart of delivering the Scottish Government’s priorities for forestry, including woodland creation and expansion. If you have experience in forest management, knowledge of the rural […]

Chief Forester

Chief Forester Job reference: REQ0724 Location: Flexible (see JD) Salary: Remuneration is at £73,853 pro rata with an additional supplement of 10% of remuneration. Contractual hours: 14.4 Basis: Part time Chief Forester for Scotland The Chief Forester for Scotland is a fascinating appointment. Working closely with colleagues across the forestry sector you will have an […]