Job Openings >> *** LONGLEAT - Firewood Production Supervisor
*** LONGLEAT - Firewood Production Supervisor
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.




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.


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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.


Essential Requirements

Forklift truck license

Valid UK driving license

Telehandler certificate

Experience of working in a picking and packing environment





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,  life assurance cover, and 29 days paid holiday (pro rata).





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 manner

We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
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