Jobs and Opportunities
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If you would like to advertise a job/opportunity on this page, please send details to firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Environmental Compliance Manager
Vacancy at Brooks Timber
Location; Maldon Essex
Contact: Dawn Highstead email@example.com
Anglesey Council’s Countryside and AONB Warden
Forestry Job with East Brothers Timber Ltd, Salisbury
East brothers are looking for an outgoing, professional, and enthusiastic person to join our team based on the Hampshire/Wiltshire border within a Forestry/Wood Science Graduate position.
East Brothers Timber Ltd (est 1886) is a family-owned sawmill and Timber Merchant situated on the Hampshire/Wiltshire border in the village of West Dean. We specialise in bespoke, custom cut sawmill products in both Hardwood and Softwood. We also offer a range of additional services, such as kiln drying, plaining and moulding and stock an extensive range of kiln dried Hardwood for the use within the joinery industry.
East Brothers are looking for a Forestry/Wood Science Graduate to join our team who will approach the job in their own way. The job will consist of looking at all aspects of the company with the ability to get involved in sales, compliance and production aspects to name just a few. This job is primarily office-based and will begin with getting familiar with legislation and regulations in order to comply with FSC Certification as well as the Timber Trade Federation’s Responsible Purchasing Policy. You will need to be able to adapt and immerse yourself into this flexible role managing a number of various size projects effectively and efficiently with little supervision.
Person Specification - Competencies, skills, and experience:
- Degree or qualification in forestry and/or wood science or similar.
- Ability to communicate effectively with various suppliers, contractors etc.
- Excellent written and strong verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work both independently as well as in a team environment.
- Ability to comply data and technical information.
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Ability to be flexible within your position – (The attitude of “That’s not my job” doesn’t work within our
- Ability to bring new and creative ideas.
- Ability to manage multiple responsibilities at once ensuring that deadlines are continuously met.
- A working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 applications
- Knowledge of data entry and using databases.
- Familiarity with apple products including mobile phones, tablets, and other electrical devices.
- Willingness to learn and commitment to continuing professional development.
- Available to work Monday to Friday 9am-5pm with flexibility should the company require.
- Own means of transport or able to get to office due to remote location.
From £24,000.00 per year
- Bonus scheme
- Casual dress
- Company events
- Employee discount
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Monday to Friday
- Diploma of Higher Education (preferred)
Apply via 'indeed' link or email your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Estate Forester, Southesk Estate, Brechin, Angus
A hands on forester is required to help manage the 1200ha (890ha commercial) of estate woodlands. The woodlands have entered into an active phase of their cycle with a significant felling and restocking programme planned.
The role will involve 90% hands on forestry work initially with opportunities to develop alternative forestry income streams or take on more of the forestry management.
The salary will depend on experience but the post comes with a good house.
Please email a CV and covering letter to email@example.com
Lab Technicians PT and temp contracts (posted June 2021)
Role: Laboratory Technician
Duration: Varies dependent on vacancies available at the time, usually 3-6 month contracts
Pay rate: £14p/h
Working hours: Rotating shift of 6am-2pm one week and 2pm-10pm the next week
Operates and performs adjustments to laboratory equipment and instruments.
- Performs quantitative and qualitative analysis, such as sampling, testing, and measuring using specialised equipment.
- Completes the compiling, analysing, and interpreting of results.
- Performs periodic equipment inspections and preventative maintenance work.
- Troubleshoots test processes.
- Calculates as well as prepares graphs and charts.
- Prepares measurement and test equipment (e.g. instrumentation and functionality tests).
How to apply:
Please email your CV to CustomerSuccessTeamAdecco@adecco.co.uk and one of the team will contact you to go through the position and the application process
FUW Policy Officer
10 Permanent Woodland Officers Posts (Scotland)
About the job
Here in Scottish Forestry (SF) we are looking for new members to join our forestry team. Would you like to work in forestry? Want to work in one of our fantastic locations across Scotland? If yes, why not think about joining one of Scottish Forestry’s Conservancy teams?
It’s an exciting time to join SF. We are a relatively new executive agency of Scottish Government, which supports the delivery of the Scottish Government’s updated framework for forestry in Scotland, including woodland expansion and the regulation of felling. We want you to become part of our new organisation and help shape the future of forestry in Scotland.
We strongly believe in an inclusive and supportive work culture. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of background. We are currently under-represented by women; therefore we encourage applications from females.
We are a flexible employer and encourage applicants who wish to work full time, part time or other flexible working patterns to apply.
This is a full time post (37 hours per week), however applications from people wishing to work an alternative working pattern will be considered.
Full details on the role and to apply, can be found here.
Ryevitalise Catchment Restoration North Yorkshire - graduate placement opportunity (closing date Oct 11th)
Ryevitalise is a new £3.4 million Landscape Partnership Scheme supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund working to: conserve, enhance and restore the natural and cultural heritage of the River Rye and its tributaries; and encouraging people to reconnect with the history, wildlife and landscapes of the area. We are looking for an enthusiastic and skilled graduate with a passion for wildlife, landscapes and people to join the team.
We have an exciting new opportunity for you to put your academic knowledge into practice and develop your career with two years practical work experience joining our Ryevitalise team. You’ll help us develop and deliver conservation agreements to conserve the habitats, wildlife and landscapes of the River Rye catchment.
Reporting to the Ryevitalise Catchment Restoration Officer, you will assist with developing and delivering action for the water, catchment and aquatic ecology aspects included in the Ryevitalise Landscape Partnership scheme.
We’ll want you to be able to tell us about your;
• Knowledge of river processes, resource protection, and/or conservation/habitat and species management
• Previous countryside conservation work experience
• Excellent organisation skills and self-motivation
• Experience writing reports, ideally management plans/programmes of work
Based at our Headquarters in Helmsley, you will be working as part of a fully committed and supportive team. You will also be able to take advantage of our excellent personal development and flexible working opportunities.
If you want to have an informal discussion about this role, please contact James Caldwell, Ryevitalise Catchment Restoration Officer on 01439 772700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join our team of Demonstrators
The College of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (comprising the School of Natural Sciences, the School of Ocean Science and the School of Computer Science and Electronic Engineering) is seeking to recruit demonstrators to support teaching, particularly laboratory and field-based work. Demonstrating provides an opportunity to gain experience in teaching, an essential aspect of the CV for those wishing to pursue a career in Higher Education. Prior to the start of the academic year, a list of opportunities will be posted here.
Suitably qualified and eligible students, and particularly research students, are encouraged to apply to join our team of demonstrators. Ideally, applicants should be studying for a postgraduate research degree in a relevant subject, but applicants from students on postgraduate taught programmes and the 4th Year of the undergraduate M-degree will also be considered. Duties may include assisting with teaching in laboratory classes or field courses in biology, zoology, geography, oceanography, marine sciences, conservation, environmental sciences, computer science or electronic engineering. Research students should discuss the extent of their contribution with supervisors before applying. Postdoctoral researchers are welcome to contribute but may not be paid additionally depending upon their employment contracts with the University.
If you are interested in becoming a demonstrator you should register on the University’s Casual Worker System. Proof of eligibility to work in the UK must be shown prior to starting the work. Visa nationals may be restricted to either 10 hours or 20 hours per week depending on their individual visas.
The rates of pay can be found here.
For further information, please contact James Balfour (email@example.com / 01248 382453).