Forestry Supervisor


Location: North Wales & Marches area
Salary Range: £23,000 = £30,000 DOE

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 Group, which is the largest sawmilling and forestry business in the UK and a member of binderholz. We have an exciting opportunity for you to be a key member of our North Wales & Marches Area forestry team in the role of Forest Supervisor, based at our office in Bala.

This is a key role responsible for delivering a high-quality woodland management service. Day to day, this will include sub-contractor supervision, site surveys, quality assessments, reporting to forest management team, general forest management visits and a wide range of other engaging tasks.

About you

We’re looking for candidates who are highly motivated, driven, enthusiastic, reliable and adaptable. In addition to this, you’ll have:

• Practical experience of planting and maintenance of woodland creation and restock sites, ground preparation and fencing. Current competence certificates, e.g PA1/PA6, ATV, Chainsaw certificates preferred but not essential. Experience of timber harvesting is desirable but not essential.
• Ability to interpret and follow instruction.
• Proven experience and ability to instruct and monitor operations (quality control and ensuring specifications met).
• Good communication and time management skills.
• Ability to make decisions and solve problems in practical environments.
• Be able to work independently and as part of team.
• Ability to manage/prioritise workload.
• Strong organisational skills.
• Good level of IT competence.
• Ability to apply high professional standards in a thriving, commercially driven business.
• Strong work ethic.
• Full Driving Licence.


In return, you can look forward to developing a long-term career with one of the industry’s leading employers. In addition to the competitive salary and company car, this position also includes excellent benefits such as:

• Company provided health plan and Life Assurance policy.
• Company sick pay, enhanced with a length of service.
• Company pension, with up to 10% company contributions.
• 31 days (inclusive of bank holidays) holiday entitlement, enhanced with length of service.
• Funded learning and career development opportunities.
• Discounted rate on a range of BSW products, including Woodfuel Direct.
• Employee benefits portal with access to exclusive deals and discounts on 100s of high street brands, utilities, eating out and more!
• Confidential 24/7 support with Wellbeing Hub.
• Cycle to Work scheme.

To apply, please visit our careers page at and apply online.

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Web: | Closing Date: Thursday 30th June 2022

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