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The King's House, Lyndhurst, SO43 7NH, Hampshire     Start Date: 28 Apr 2024 - Full Time     £24323

Job Description


We are looking for an enthusiastic, hardworking and highly motivated team player who enjoys practical tasks in an outdoor environment. You must be able to work independently as well as part of a team. You will be part of the Open Forest team completing a wide range of management and maintenance tasks to help meet the team's and District's work commitments as instructed by the Open Habitats and Beat Managers.

This role can be physically challenging, and you will be working outdoors in all weather conditions using a variety of equipment including vibrating power tools. During the prescribed burning and fire danger season there will be times when working outside of contracted hours on weekdays and weekends is necessary. Overtime or toil will be offered.

Essential Experience:

- Experience of working in a forest or equivalent land-based environment.
- NPTC or equivalent certification in chainsaw use (maintenance, cross cutting and felling up to 380mm), issued within the last 5 years.
- Awareness of Health & Safety in the workplace.
- Ability to work effectively both alone and as part of a small team.
- Basic IT, online platforms and mobile phone apps skills with a willingness to embrace new technologies.
- Experience in fencing and gate erection.
Please clearly demonstrate how the above applies to you throughout your application. Failure to do so will mean that your application is automatically sifted out.

Desirable Experience:

- Brushcutter/Clearing saw qualification.
- Mini digger/excavator tickets.

How to Apply


Please apply via Civil Service Jobs: https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk, Vacancy number: 340443

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