Community Forester Vacancy- Lochcarron

KIRKTON WOODLAND AND HERITAGE GROUP

COMMUNITY FORESTER – LOCHCARRON

Closing date for Applications; Friday October 10th 2014

Kirkton Woodland and Heritage Group, Lochcarron is looking for a full time Community Forester, committed to sustainable development at a local level, with management experience across a wide range of skills. The successful applicant will lead the development of our 93ha forest operations including harvesting and replanting

A background in forest, agricultural or recreational management is essential. The individual should be comfortable with community engagement and spending time outdoors as some of the duties will require development, guidance and liaison on the ground

Whilst the position is funded initially by Big Lottery funding for 18 months, until April 2016, we envisage that income generation from the sale of timber will be available to support the post beyond the initial period. A salary of up to £26k is available based on experience. Applications on a job share basis will also be welcomed

Further information available from;

Kristine MacKenzie, KWHG Development Officer 01520 722490 (kristinestrathcarron@gmail.com) OR Vicky Stonebridge (Director) lochcarronkwhg@gmail.com

Website ; lochcarroncommunity.com hi_big_e_min_pink

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