Forestry Operative

15 May 2018

Based on a large private estate, near Ripon, North Yorkshire

Applications are invited from self-motivated individuals, who are both competent, enthusiastic and willing to work as part of a team.

The ideal candidate will be experienced in forestry and will be flexible to the demands of working on a busy estate.

Working with a colleague, the role is varied and will include planting and maintenance of young crops, thinning and biomass production. There will also be times when support to other areas of the estate business will be required.

Key requirements:

  • Current clean driving licence
  • Good communication skills
  • Chainsaw certificates CS30, CS31
  • Pesticide certificates PA1 & PA6a
  • First aid training
  • Forestry machinery operator certification¬† an advantage

This is a full-time position with immediate start and salary will be negotiable according to experience. Assistance with relocation expenses will be available to the successful candidate if required.

To apply, please email your CV with a brief covering letter detailing your experience to


Robert Mitchell, Forestry Manager, Swinton Estate, Estate Office, Swinton, Masham, HG4 4JH.