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****LONGLEAT - Firewood Machinery Processor Operator
Title:****LONGLEAT - Firewood Machinery Processor Operator

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.


This role is based outdoors in rural environments; work is undertaken in all weathers and can be physically demanding. General duties would include assisting with firewood production, operating machinery and picking and packing firewood into nets and onto pallets. You will ensure that our customer’s requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations, ensuring prompt and professional attention.


The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of commercial firewood production, knowledge of machinery and manual handling as well as a good understanding of health and safety.

Essential Requirements

  • Forklift truck license
  • Valid UK driving license
  • Experience of working in a picking and packing environment
  • Able to work confidently as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure

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.


This is a full-time permanent contract, working 39 hours Monday - Friday. Due to the nature of the business you will be flexible and able to work weekends and bank holiday as required.


At Longleat Enterprises Ltd we offer unique benefits such as complementary Longleat Safari Park admission ticket and Cheddar Gorge, 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).

This opening is closed and is no longer accepting applications