|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Firewood Production Supervisor|
Longleat Estate consists of 3,600 hectares of woodland, parkland, agricultural land and property. The Forestry department has an excellent standing within industry and has been pioneering continuous cover forestry in the UK for over 40 years and runs a successful forestry business.
ABOUT THE ROLE
Our Firewood Production Supervisor will supervise and maintain the day to day running of the yard and the commercial production of firewood within our Forestry Department. You’ll enable the effective implementation of the departments duties, relating to Firewood production; from raw material to final product, deliveries, weighbridge operation, machinery operations and yard sales including till work all to the highest standards. Reporting to the Head Forester, this role is also responsible for the ensuing the Health & Safety standards of the yard.
Full job description can be forwarded upon request from Recruitment@Longleat.co.uk
The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of commercial firewood production, knowledge of machinery and manual handling. You’ll have experience in supervising a team, and organising site work. You’ll have excellent communication skills, and be able to work under pressure to lead the team.
• Forklift truck license
• Valid UK driving license
• Telehandler certificate
• Experience of working in a picking and packing environment
HOURS OF WORK
This is a full-time permanent position working 39 hours per week, predominantly Monday to Friday. However, due to the nature of the business you will be flexible and able to work weekends and bank holiday as required.
As part of the Longleat team, we offer unique benefits such as complimentary Longleat and Cheddar Gorge & Caves Day Tickets, attractive discounts on annual passes, special nightly rates on group hotels, discounted hotel Spa treatments, life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).
OUR VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
We expect all of our team to embrace our company values, and display ‘Longleat Behaviours’. This post requires flexibility of hours, energy application and passion.
At Longleat, we focus on our People and our Guests, to listen actively, to work as a team, to empower others and to show empathy. Our values are:
We Engage and Inspire – We focus on engaging and inspiring our guests, delivering unique and lifelong memories
We Put People First – We seek to serve others and put their interests first. We treat them with respect, we value their opinions and collaborate to be better together
We Continuously Improve – We embrace change and pursue excellence in everything we do
We Act With Integrity – We work in a principled, open and conscientious mannerWe Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment