Based: Eskdale & Teviot Area (Jedburgh office)

Tilhill has, over the last 70+ years, planted more than 1 billion trees and, as a private company, has the greatest number of professionally qualified managers. We specialise in woodland creation and management, timber harvesting and buying, and landscaping. We strive at all times to provide an unrivalled service to our clients and customers. Tilhill is part of the BSW Timber Group, the UK’s largest integrated forestry business.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to be a key member of our Forestry team in the role of Assistant Wildlife Manager.

In this role you will support and assist the Wildlife Managers with the implementation of optimum methods of crop protection and wildlife management, including deer culling and larder work. You would provide support and advice to forestry management staff on general wildlife matters relating to the forest environment whilst representing and promoting the Company’s environmental image and standard.

Other key elements of the role include: nearest neighbour (NN) browsing assessments, indirect population assessments, breeding bird and mammal surveys, pre-operational site checks and associated reporting where required.

A strong ethos relating to Health & Safety in the workplace is essential.

About you
We’re looking for candidates who are highly motivated, driven, enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable.

In addition to this, ideally, you’ll have:
We’re looking for candidates who are highly motivated, driven, enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable.
• Relevant academic qualifications in wildlife management, ecology, environment or other land-based discipline.
• Deer Stalking Certificate Levels 1 & 2..
• Firearms Certificate..
• Good working knowledge of best practice relating to wildlife conservation, deer control and environmental legislation..
• Strong commercial acumen & at least 2 years’ operational experience..
• Strong client relationship management skills..
• Full driving licence.

In return, we offer an attractive salary and benefits package, the opportunity of being part of a talented and well-motivated team, together with first class opportunities for both personal and career development in a truly national and integrated company.

To apply, email your CV and cover letter, to:

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Tilhill is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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