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Forester

We are looking for an enthusiastic Forester to join our busy and expanding Forestry team in Inverness. 

Galbraith’s forestry department manages over 20,000 hectares of privately owned woodlands ranging from estate policies to commercial forests.

The overall aim of the role will be to manage a growing portfolio for our clients across the North of Scotland, assisting Senior Foresters with opportunities to undertake interesting and varied work as well as to develop professionally.

The requirements of the role include:

  • planning, securing consents and delivering woodland creation projects
  • client and internal budgeting and forecasting
  • operational supervision of contractors
  • GIS mapping

The successful candidate shall:

  • be able to demonstrate 2 years’ of experience in forest management
  • be able to work as part of a team, actively demonstrating a willingness to support both internal and external customers
  • have a good understanding and experience of working within the Scottish grant system
  • be computer literate with the ability to use a variety of software packages to a good standard
  • have experience of QGIS system
  • be self-motivated with strong problem solving skills

Membership of the Institute of Chartered Foresters is desirable but not essential. A full clean UK driving licence and own car is essential.

To apply, please send a C.V. and Covering Letter to debra.ryles@galbraithgroup.com.