Woodland Officer, Bala

Posted By:Wrexham Branch
Telephone:01978 291565

Job Summary

Reference: 120102090
Job Type: Contract
Location: Bala
Salary: 27000 - 30000 per annum
Date Posted: 10/13/2016

Job Description

An exhilarating prospect for someone seeking a job within the great outdoors has arisen. The position of Regulatory Woodland Officer can be a very physical and mentally demanding job but this can make for a very rewarding career.Perfect for people who loath being stuck in an office 9 - 5 . The job requires a lot of traveling around the country side of wales, Building and developing relationships with locals and clients in the area.

A highly recognised company with a great reputation for helping Wales and the rest of the UK's wildlife and resources. You will be on a 6 month fixed term contract. This is a great way to expand your knowledge of the Welsh country side whilst developing your experience within woodland management.

This job will entail that you.

Carry out regulatory plant health and legacy grant schemes so that the forestry and woodland sector within wales delivers sustainable woodland management in line with the woodland for wales strategy , the UK's forest standards and U.K's guidelines.

To be considered for the vacancy of woodland officer you must :

Have a land management qualification or be working towards a recognized qualification. ( with forestry element )

Have good i.t skills with experience in Microsoft office packages.

Have knowledge of the forest legislation and grants schemes such as Glastir.

Experienced in woodland and rural management.

Be able to drive as there will be a degree of travel to attend team meetings throughout wales.

Be able to pronounce welsh towns or villages correctly and use basic welsh language skills

Being able to work by traveling around the welsh country side makes this a great job for nature lovers. Getting paid to roam the country helping the local wildlife is a massive benefit for someone who loves the outdoors. Working 44 hours a week on average.