Woodland Advisor

Role: Woodland Advisor
Location: Moira, Swadlincote, Derbyshire (with hybrid working and travel to rural locations)
Grade: Higher Executive Officer - Salary of £30,317 - £32,803 per annum

We are now seeking a Woodland Advisor to join us on a full-time, permanent basis, working 37 hours per week. Part-time working can also be considered.

As a Woodland Advisor, you will support the delivery of our woodland management, forest creation, and woodland economy programmes in support of the Government’s 25 year Environment Plan and National Forest 25 year Vision.

Taking a proactive, collaborative approach, you’ll identify and maximise new opportunities for land-use change and management across the National Forest. You’ll build strong relationships with partners, forestry organisations, contractors, farmers, and other landowners to drive successful adoption of our incentive and grants programmes.

Supporting our ambitious woodland and habitat management targets, you'll promote our grant schemes, provide expert woodland and habitat management advice and support the delivery of environmental, social and economic outcomes.

Additionally, you will ensure robust financial, appraisal and performance monitoring systems are in place, support with organising events, workshops, walks, talks and webinars, support the development of forestry skills and apprenticeships with local businesses and record and monitor forest creation, management and economy performance.

Closing date for applications: 8 October 2023.