DO you have a passion for working in the outdoors? Do you want to work with the latest in timber harvesting technology? Do you want to join a dedicated, diverse team of staff managing forests in Eastern England?

If so, Forestry England is looking for ambitious and motivated individuals who are looking for a rewarding and challenging career as technically excellent and responsible machine operator working in a natural environment. 

The harvesting machine operator will be based at Santon Downham as part of the Direct Production Harvesting Team working throughout the Thetford Beat.

The Beat is located on the Norfolk/Suffolk border and covers an area of approximately 19,000 hectares.

Thetford Forest is England’s largest pine forest and whilst the forest delivers an important resource for people, it remains a vital centre for timber production.


Closing date: Sunday, January 7 2024, at 11.55pm

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