Technical Support Forest Operations

7 September 2020

Natural Resources Wales

Location: Resolven
Grade & Salary: 4, £25,828 rising to £29,352 over four years
Post number: 200928
Type of contract: permanent
Work pattern: 37 hours a week
Welsh language level: Essential level 1, able to pronounce Welsh and use basic phrase

Closing date: 27 September 2020

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care, childcare vouchers and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose

  • You will plan and deliver programmes, within at least one of the following disciplines, (dependant on the scale of geographic programmes).
  • Deliver tactical work programmes and or collate forest and conservation inventory information, maintaining the GIS data, carry out site evaluation, in the delivery of operational programmes.
  • Forest Operations management, including technical advice, programme development and implementation of monitoring, reporting, and ensuring statutory compliance.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Experience of working in land management disciplines.
  • Knowledge of sustainable forest management, UKWAS and forest certification schemes.
  • Knowledge of forest planning and forest operations.
  • Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or another relevant professional body is desirable.

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