FORESTRY TEAM LEADER
Location: North Aston, Oxfordshire, UK
The Nicholsons Forestry Department, part of a well-established and highly respected independent family run business, is based at our tree and hedging nursery near Banbury in Oxfordshire, alongside our landscaping department.
We are looking to recruit an experienced Forestry Operative to ‘’lead’’ a small team, to undertake general forestry duties to include, planting, woodland maintenance and tree felling as required by the company. You will be expected to work safely and efficiently and to communicate effectively with others, remaining professional at all times. Additional requirements for this role would be: proven ability to manage a small team, ability to demonstrate practical experience in woodland operations, experience of working with brush-cutters and hand tools and any other competencies/experience suitable to the role.
Essential qualifications include: Chainsaw (CS30/31), Pesticide (PA1/PA6), Full UK Driving Licence and trailer certification, (preferable).
Working hours are 7.30am – 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
For the successful applicant, we will offer a range of benefits which include company branded clothing, PPE, appropriate training and relevant tickets, pension scheme, 21 days holiday rising to 26 days holiday after two years, both plus Bank Holidays (pro-rata on a 40 hour week), and access to company holiday cabins. Wage would depend on experience.