Forestry Foreperson


Woburn Estates is part of The Bedford Estates and is a large and diverse landed Estate located near Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire.

Due to Retirement, we wish to recruit a Forestry Foreperson with business acumen to sustainably manage the Woburn Estate Woods Department. You will fulfil an important role in the next phase of woodland management across the Estate. This includes management of continuous cover forestry in sensitive locations, as well as conventional thinning and clear fell and replanting operations where viable. The post is a key member of the Estate’s management team.

This is a hands-on role and the successful candidate will have not only business acumen, but be hardworking, committed, trustworthy and experienced in the safe and efficient delivery of woodland operations and able to extract and add value from forestry operations. They must also be able to work on their own initiative on a day-to-day basis and motivate and manage a small team. Candidates should have relevant experience and qualifications to competently operate a wide range of forestry plant and machinery, including tractors, telehandlers and loaders.

The successful candidate will also be well organised, adaptable, discreet, reliable and can work with enthusiasm, flexibility, and commitment.

The individual will be a supportive Foreperson, self-motivated, engaging and able to work collaboratively with others.

A competitive salary, package and further training & development will be available to the right candidate.

Housing on the Estate as part of the employment package is available.

To apply please visit:

Tel: Not Specified  | E-mail: Not Specified
Web: | Closing Date: 16th January 2022

(Uploaded 23/11/21)