Team Member 2, Forest Operations/Land Management (Higher Education Placement)

Natural Resources Wales

Flexible, Wales
£19,374 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental management

Closing date: Sunday, 31st January 2021   4 days left

  • Location: Flexible (Mid South, Mid North, South East)
  • Grade & Salary: Grade 2 - £19,374
  • Post number: 202361, 202546, 202700, 202699
  • Type of contract: Fixed Term (Monday 6 September 2021 to Friday 26 August 2022)
  • Work pattern: 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday)

Closing date: 31 January 2021

Interviews to take place when/where: Approximately week commencing 15th February 2021 – Due to the current situation with regards COVID19, recruitment is still progressing and interviews will be undertaken by Skype/Microsoft Teams.

Benefits: Civil Service pension, 28 days annual leave, rising to 33 days over 5 years, flexible working options, occupational health including counselling and advisory services and eye care and salary sacrifice schemes.

Role Purpose:

  • This is a mid-year placement role for someone who is currently undertaking a higher education qualification, such as an undergraduate qualification in forestry or land management from a higher educational institution.
  • Under the direction of the line manager, you will support the delivery of programmes within at least one of the following disciplines (dependant on the scale of geographic programmes):
  • Forest operations; assist with the delivery of operational planning and management including; forest and conservation inventory collection, GIS data collection, monitoring and reporting to ensure statutory compliance.
  • Land management; monitor the implementation of planned programmes of work, in addition to undertaking landowner liability surveys. Assist with the delivery of the recreational and land management work programmes.
  • You will work closely with and get direction from the Forest Operations/Land Management Technical Supports, Officers, Senior Officers and Team Leader.

Qualifications and Skills:

You will have:

  1. Currently undertaking an undergraduate degree in either a forestry or land management discipline from a higher education institution. Your undergraduate degree must require a mid-year placement (essential).
  2. A good understanding of working in land and forestry management disciplines, including sustainable forest management.
  3. Good communication and inter-personal skills with a customer focus. Ability to build effective working relationship with colleagues and partners.
  4. Good ICT skills (essential).
  5. Full UK driving licence (essential).

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