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Forester - Holkham Estate

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the forestry team. Reporting to the Head Forester, the likely tasks include thinning, biomass production, firewood, plantation maintenance and occasional arboricultural work. The small team is focused on estate forestry tasks managing approximately 2,100 acres of woodland with the emphasis being sustainable continuous cover forestry.

The successful candidate will be motivated and maintain high standards, having attained or be working towards chainsaw certification. Skills and experience include: basic training in forestry or arboriculture, CS30 and 31 essential, PA1, PA6 and CS32 tickets desirable. Experience of tractor driving and use of winch and forwarder desirable.

Competitive starting salary and enrolment into the company pension scheme.

If you are interested in the above position, please apply with a CV and covering letter to:
Harry Wakefield, Head Forester, Holkham Hall, Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, NR23 1AB or by email to h.wakefield@holkham.co.uk

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