Forester

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

Contact email: katy@agrecruiting.co.uk
Job ref: AS322
Published: 20 days ago

​To support continued growth in our clients Mid Wales base, we have positions available for an experienced Forester to join their accomplished team.

Our client manages over 38,000 hectares of woodland throughout Great Britain. The properties managed are remarkably diverse, ranging from species rich ancient broadleaved woods to extensive conifer plantations, and from small farm woodlands to whole estates.

After a record year throughout the country, our client is seeking a Forester for Mid-Wales, based in Brecon.

Candidates must be self-motivated and ambitious, ready to conscientiously support a team with an expanding portfolio.

Good candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Relevant academic qualifications.

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in forest management, familiarity with UKFS & UKWAS.

  • Experience of woodland creation grant schemes.

  • Professional membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters or progressing towards attaining chartered status is preferred.

The following attributes are also essential:

  • Critical thinking to solve problems.

  • Customer focus, the ability to actively listen and deliver accurately to meet the needs of the client.

  • Computer literacy: QGIS, GPS & mobile surveying apps, Microsoft 365 (particularly Excel, Word & Outlook), bespoke web applications and all video conferencing formats.

  • A full clean UK driving licence and a willingness to travel to other parts of the UK if required.

In return our client offers an competitive salary, Company Phone, laptop and company vehicle.