Forester & Forestry Assistant

Bute Forest Ltd is looking for a Forester and a Forestry Assistant for Bute Community Forest on the Isle of Bute, Argyll and Bute. The roles include felling trees, milling timber, constructing items for sale including sheds and fences and progressing to buildings, conservation and construction of forest facilities including paths, viewpoints and play facilities.

This is an exciting project developing one of the largest community-owned forests for the enjoyment of local and international visitors. There is extensive scope for role development and progression.

Both posts are fixed term contracts for 1 year initially with the expectation that these posts will be made permanent.

The Forester role only is part of the TalentScotland Graduate Placement Programme and part funded by Highlands and Islands Enterprise and European Regional Development Fund who stipulate candidates must have graduated within the last 2 years.

No qualifications are required for the Forestry Assistant role.

Closing date: 16th March.

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