Location: Inverness

Salary: £28,000-£38,000 (D.O.E)

Galbraith is a leading land management firm operating across Scotland and Northern England providing advice on forestry, farm, land and estate interests totalling over 1.5 million hectares.

Galbraith Forestry manages over 30,000 hectares of privately owned commercial and estate forestry and delivers woodland creation schemes of all types up and down the country, ranging from farm woodlands to upland plantations and landscape scale native woodland schemes.

We are looking for a Forester to join our growing team in Inverness. The purpose of the role will be to assist with our growing portfolio of clients across central and north Scotland, with opportunities to take responsibility and ownership for a varied client work.

In this role, you will be included in many aspects of forestry including organising and supervising forestry and woodland contract operations using independent contractors including new planting, restocking and woodland maintenance operations. You will also be responsible for securing necessary consents and appropriate grants, and woodland assessment, mapping preparation of reports and long-term plans.

The successful candidate must have, or be working towards, ICF membership and a good working knowledge of FGS and UK Forestry Standard is essential. You must have strong IT skills, specifically in GIS applications in forestry.

You will be able to work accurately and efficiently with a focus on delivery and a pro-active approach to solving problems. Excellent communication with colleagues, clients, contractors and stakeholders is essential.

A full UK Driving Licence is essential.

What we offer

In return, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work for an agile, innovative and progressive business, which recognise and values the importance of the people that make up our team.

Appropriate ongoing training is actively encouraged to develop knowledge, skills, and new areas of interest.

Please email hr@galbraithgroup.comfor a full job description, or to apply please send your current CV and covering letter indicating why you think you are the right candidate for this opportunity.

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