Forestry Lincolnshire & East Midlands

LEVEL2 APPRENTICESHIP – FORESTRY OPERATIVE REQUIRED

Forestry Apprentice aged 16-24 required to join our team based in Grantham. Applicants, must have a basic understanding of what is required of a forestry apprentice and be self motivated, able to work under supervision as well as on own initiative and be of a friendly outgoing disposition. There is an expectation that the successful candidate will be required to attend Brooksby Melton College with an end point assessment in order to complete the apprenticeship. Further details can be found via the link https://www.brooksbymelton.ac.uk/course/level-2-apprenticeship-forestry-operative/

Job Summary

This post covers a wide range of activities and involves the undertaking of outdoor practical tasks, in all weather conditions, all year round, it is also a very physically demanding role which requires someone with well-developed practical skills such and a can-do attitude. The work will often bring you in to contact with our clients, when you will act as an ambassador for our organisation.

Responsibilities and Duties

• Harvesting
• Forestry establishment & Maintenance

Qualifications and Skills

• Applicants must be 16+ and have a pass in Functional Skills Maths and English (60%)

Hours

• 0700-1600hrs

The following would be an advantage:

• Driving license would be advantageous, but not essential

Benefits

Upon successfully completing the apprenticeship a full time position in the company could be offered. We have a staff pension scheme. We provide staff uniforms, a training programme to help you achieve your potential.
Salary: TBC Please apply by sending a covering letter and CV to either by post or email:
Christine Stewart
127 Belton Avenue
Grantham
Lincs
NG31 9JG
Christine@cutnclear.com
www.cutnclear.com
Closing date 30th September 2020

FORESTRY OPERATIVE

Hours

7.00 am – 5.00 pm

Location

Grantham

Duration

Full-time temporary however could lead to permanent position for the right candidate

Pay

Starting salary dependent on qualifications and experience.

Essential Qualifications:

• Full clean driving licence
• CS30/31

Desirable Qualifications:

• Brushcutter
• Spray tickets
• Mowing
• Trailer

Duties:

Your duties will include general forestry work, driving machinery, tree planting, fencing, firewood processing, mowing, fencing, felling and any other associated tasks. Candidates must be able to demonstrate a high degree of practical knowledge and skill across the range of company operations. Candidates must be prepared to work outdoors in all weather conditions, this is a physically demanding role.
Successful candidates must be able to work within a team, communicating effectively with other members of staff at all levels.

Skills, interests and qualities:

• responsible and safety-conscious
• physically fit
• team focused, but also confident working independently
• polite, professional and tactful
• resourceful and mechanically minded
• well organised
• good at solving problems
• self motivated
• aware of health and safety issues.
Candidates should be within commuting distance of Grantham Closing date 15th September 2020