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Forest Worker


Job Description

A Forestry Worker will manage woodland and forests they play a vital role in protecting ecological and animal habitats. The role will include conducting forest surveys, carrying out tree safety inspections, felling, thinning and pruning trees as necessary, planting saplings and protecting trees from harmful wildlife, pests and disease.

Entry Requirements

A basic level on education would be useful, experience of working on the land or with a wildlife or woodland charity would be an advantage, this could be gained through volunteering.  You could get started through an apprenticeship.

Required Skills

  • You will need an interest in caring and managing woodlands and animal habitats
  • Have a genuine care for the countryside
  • A practical person who is prepared to work outside in all weathers
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