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General Estate Worker

Position:
Estate
Salary:
Competitive + Benefits
Date Posted:
15 Oct 2018
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Description

Forrest Estate has been part of Fred. Olsen Ltd since 1952 with the aim of creating a long-term commercial forest while enhancing rural employment.

 

With around 2700 hectares of commercial coniferous forest, the policy on Forrest Estate has always been to manage the forest on a primarily commercial basis with good silvicultural practice in mind.

 

Over the years there has been significant investment with diversification into hydro-electric power, tourism, field sports and importantly the development of Natural Power, expert consultants to the international renewable energy industry.

 

Due to continued growth, weare looking for highly motivated Estate Worker to join our small but dedicated team. As the successful candidate, you will be required to carry out a variety of manual tasks around the estate to assist in the day-to-day running of the business. You will be a strong communicator across all levels and flexible in your approach to getting the job done. You will be a team player, keen to play your part and encourage others to do the same.

 

Given the nature and location of the role, you will be in possession of a full, clean driving licence and have previous experience within forestry, agriculture or construction as a minimum. We would be especially interested to hear from candidates with the following licences/experience:

 

Chainsaw operations
Spraying
Planting
Brushcutters
Industrial mowers
4x4’s
ATV’s
UTV’s
Tractors
Excavators and small plant

 

Full training will be given to the successful candidate and remuneration will be based on skills and experience.

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