Forest Works Supervisor

Location Jedburgh
Discipline: Forestry & Arboriculture, Horticulture, Forest Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable Salary
Contact name: Katy Davies

Contact email:
Job ref: AS301
Published: 26 days ago

​We have an exciting opportunity for you to be a key member of our clients forestry team in the role of Forest Works Supervisor based out of the Jedburgh office.

This is a key role responsible for delivering a high-quality woodland management service. Day to day, this will include sub-contractor supervision, site surveys, quality assessments, reporting to forest management team, general forest management visits and a wide range of other engaging tasks.

About You:

We’re looking for candidates who are highly motivated, driven, enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable. In addition to this, you’ll have:

  • Practical experience of planting and maintenance of woodland creation and restock sites, ground preparation and fencing. Current competence certificates, e.g PA1/PA6, ATV, Chainsaw certificates preferred but not essential. Experience of timber harvesting is desirable but not essential.

  • Ability to interpret and follow instruction.

  • Proven experience and ability to instruct and monitor operations (quality control and ensuring specifications met).

  • Good communication and time management skills.

  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems in practical environments.

  • Be able to work independently and as part of team.

  • Ability to manage/prioritise workload.

  • Strong organisational skills.

  • Good level of IT competence.

  • Ability to apply high professional standards in a thriving, commercially driven business.

  • Strong work ethic.

  • Full Driving Licence.

In return our client offers an attractive salary and benefits package, plus the exciting prospect of being welcomed into a dynamic and well-motivated team, together with first class opportunities for personal and career development in a truly national and integrated company.