National Trust Recruitment – Woodland Adviser

Website National Trust

Job Description:

Make habitats for nature bigger, better more & joined up. Reach carbon net zero by 2030 not least through the planting of 20 million trees across Northern Ireland, England and Wales. Increase access to the countryside to enable more people to enjoy the benefits of getting outdoors and feeling closer to nature.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing key forestry projects and supports the operational teams to ensure that grant funded woodland work is done in compliance with the funding requirements of any grant funding.
  • Having great connections in the forestry industry to help us mobilise resources and build strong partnerships around our key work areas
  • Using and enhancing our woodland management plans and working with property teams to restore existing woodland
  • Bringing innovative thinking to our woodland creation and land management ambitions and creating a local strategy for delivery

Job Requirements:

  • A high level of technical knowledge of woodland management including arboriculture and the care of ancient and veteran trees
  • Excellent consulting skills of listening, building trust and acting to deliver a high-quality service
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to deliver through teams including external contractors and colleagues outside your line management
  • Substantial knowledge of the wildlife of trees and woods with full understanding of external issues, legislation, policy practice instructions
  • Excellent project management skill
  • A good knowledge of harvesting, marketing and using timber

Job Details:

Company: National Trust

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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