|Title:||*** LONGLEAT - Forestry 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 Forestry Supervisor is responsible to supervise and maintain the day to day running of the practical element of the Forestry Team and Forestry Contractors reporting to the Head Forester. This role will involve developing efficiencies where possible and to be responsible for the operation, maintenance and records of Forestry machinery. This will; also involve To carry out all elements of practical silviculture from young seedlings, planting, weeding both mechanical and chemical, crop thinning, high pruning, large tree felling and ground preparation works.
Full job description can be forwarded upon request from recruitment@Longleat.co.uk
The ideal candidate will be an experienced practical forester, with experience of continuous cover forestry practice, consolidated knowledge, certificates and experience of all forestry tasks, forestry machinery and health and safety. You will be able to lead a small in house team of three staff in forest harvesting and the establishment of naturally regenerated trees.
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 manner
We Take Safety Seriously – Never compromising on a safe and secure environment
When we recruit we place equal emphasis on technical ability and personal attributes to match our brand values