Job vacancy: Forest Machine Operator Apprenticeship

Forest Enterprise Scotland
An agency of the Forestry Commission managing Scotland’s National Forest Estate

Forest Machine Operator Apprenticeship
Are you interested in forestry or forest machinery?
Can you see yourself working here?

Scottish Forest Industries and Forest Enterprise Scotland (FES) in conjunction with Scotland’s timber harvesting and processing sectors are delighted to offer a number of Forest Machine Operator Apprenticeships based in our South Scotland Operational area.
This is an excellent opportunity to gain key skills and experience in a growing and rewarding industry through paid work and study, generating exciting opportunities for progression within Scotland’s forest industries.
You will spend the first year of this two-year Modern Apprenticeship with FES, using state of the art harvesting machinery supplied by John Deere and Komatsu Ltd. During that time, you will receive training from Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC).
In your second year you will consolidate your training through a supervised work placement being employed by one of the leading timber harvesting companies in Scotland.

We are interested in hearing from candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of previous experience and welcome applications from females as they are currently under represented in our organisation and the wider forestry sector.

Do you think you have what it takes to carry out this role? Discover more and apply by visiting the Civil Service jobs website, full details below:


0300 067 5300

Closing date:

4 November 2018, 23:59