Forest Manager / Forest Graduate

8 December 2017

Scottish Woodlands

We have excellent opportunities for both experienced Forest Managers and Forestry Graduates to become part of our progressive team operating throughout the Southwest of Scotland from our premises in Castle Douglas.

Scottish Woodlands provides a comprehensive range of both traditional and evolving forest and land related services, underpinned by our unique staff ownership structure, in-depth market experience, knowledge base and commitment to quality. 

We have excellent opportunities for both experienced Forest Managers and Forestry Graduates to become part of our progressive team operating throughout the Southwest of Scotland from our premises in Castle Douglas. 

These posts offer an opportunity to work in a region of the UK where there is a vibrant commercial forestry sector with a variety of woodland management responsibilities on mixed estates and larger forest properties.  These roles will require implementing commercially sound strategic plans to meet our client’s goals. 

These roles involve all aspects of woodland establishment, restructuring and management from planning through to harvesting and includes the requirement to prepare and manage budgets, report writing, grant scheme applications, cost control, planning of operations and site supervision. 

Applicants must be professional, self-motivated and be capable of working on their own and as part of a team.  Candidates should have relevant qualifications, be highly organised with excellent communication skills, be IT literate and have a sound knowledge of silviculture.  Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or progressing towards attaining chartered status would be beneficial. A current driving licence is essential. 

In return, together with personal and career development opportunities, Scottish Woodlands offers a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.  This includes a company car, pension, life assurance, private healthcare and the opportunity for equity participation.  The company has a unique structure and is 80% owned by staff. 

Applications should be made in writing, along with a copy of your C.V. to: HR@scottishwoodlands.co.uk.

We are an equal opportunities employer

Closing date:  Monday 8th January 2018

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