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Forestry Roots Graduate Opportunity 2019: Assistant Forest Manager

Organisation: Royal Forestry Society in partnership with Exmoor National Park Authority
£18,000 pa - 12 month fixed term contract
Info: The RFS and ENPA are inviting applications for the post of Assistant Forest Manager. This is open to a current undergraduate studying towards an FdSc or BSc in Forestry or a related land based subject or a recent graduate.
Closing date: 29/04/2019
Hours: 37 per week

Forestry Roots is a unique RFS project made possible by the ALA Green Charitable Trust which matches college and university leavers with employers, helping to address acknowledged skills gaps within forestry. The role is designed to help a recent university graduate secure their first paid forestry employment and provide the successful applicant an excellent first step to a successful forestry career. The successful candidate will assist the Senior Woodland Officer and Woodland Conservation Advisor in the full range of forest management tasks including mensuration, surveying, recording, contract management, tree hazard assessment, and work programming. This is an outstanding opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team in a heritage landscape and gain valuable experience in a wide range of operations including large scale oak coppice restoration, continuous over forestry to regenerate a mixed plantation and invasive species control in coastal woodland. For more information on how to apply, please visit the RFS website (click on link below)

How to apply: Email or call RFS
Contact details: rfs@rfs.org.uk

web link: http://www.rfs.org.uk/about/job-vacancies/forestry-roots/