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Latest Forestry Jobs

Seeking Forestry Work


Chainsaw Operator

Chainsaw operator required must have all tickets inc first aid for felling to the harvester. Also forwarder owner/operator wanted purpose built or tractor trailer for work in Wales. Ring Rick on 07835 104193 and leave a message.


Forestry Commission England
East England Forest District, Santon Downham
Salary : £17,666 - £17,877
Distance : within 284.8 miles
Closes : 28 Sep 2019
Reference: 7347
Forestry Commission England
Bellingham, Northumberland
Salary : £20,345
Closes : 22 Sep 2019
Reference: 9448


A Stores Person Vacancy within our team at R J Fukes has now become available in Llandovery.

The ideal candidate will be organised, a good team player, able to work well under pressure and use their own initiative.

Duties will include but are not limited to:
Ordering stock and stock taking
Dealing with customers face to face and via telephone
Production of hydraulic hoses
Keeping the stores clean, tidy and organised at all times

To apply for this role, please send a full CV and covering letter to [email protected]



An exciting new vacancy has arisen to become part of the team at The Graythwaite Estate. Working as Head Sawyer along side the forestry team the successful candidate will be responsible for taking and processing orders from start to finish. Graythwaite Sawmill has a brand new Woodmizer LX450 with a 30ft bed and extension. Orders are typically sawn to order from our own stock of timber on the estate. We predominantly mill spruce and larch and we have a large stock of oak.

The successful candidate will be an extremely self-motivated up-starter who can work under their own supervision with the help of an assistant. They will have great interpersonal skills, especially when dealing with the general public, taking orders and assisting customers with their requirements. They will have impeccable time management and schedule their days to allow sufficient time to personally meet customers when they are collecting orders.

One of the targets for the Sawmill is to increase sales. Reporting directly to your manager you will be responsible for the growth of sales and all other targets set by management. Targets currently include but are not limited to; an increase in online and print marketing, attendance and participation at local events and fares, contacting local architects and builders and diversifying products. Once a month updates on progress will be sent by yourself to management for review.

Other qualities needed in the successful applicant are as follows: -

  • Knowledgeable about timber and the market
  • Ability to competitively price different types         of timber
  • Pro-active attitude
  • Organised
  • Punctual
  • Tidy
  • Mechanically minded
  • Trustworthy
  • Motivated

As well as these the candidate must be able to:-

  • Create invoices (template provided)
  • Use a chainsaw safely with license
  • Drive a tractor (operate a forwarder)
  • Have a Trailer license

Being a part of the wood yard at Graythwaite there are many varied jobs which may be asked of you outside of the sawmill when needed. As well as managing the sales and operations of the sawmill you may also be asked to do the following and more:-

  • Help felling trees
  • Bringing timber to the yard
  • Traffic management for felling roadside trees
  • Treat fencing materials in our onsite creosote          dip tank
  • Winching
  • Selling slab wood
  • Organising chippers for slab wood
  • Follow up outstanding invoices
  • Plant trees
  • Fencing
  • Repairing machinery
  • Ordering materials

Job Type: Part-time – Salary to be discussed depending on experience. £18-25K

[email protected]


Wanted 2 / 3 hand cutters for 6 to 8 weeks piece work production cutting 3m f/w fortnightly payment Must have relevant up to date chainsaw certs +f first aid and public liability insurance, estate accommodation can be supplied for duration of contract. Berkshire location, Please call 07850 172 944
Due to an increase in workload, 2 x Service Engineer positions have now become available at R J Fukes Llandovery. Full UK driving licence plus must have previous experience working on Agricultural or plant machinery, Factory training will be provided on our product range. Working Hours are Monday - Friday 7:30am - 4:30pm. Applicants must be a good team player and also able to work individually. Both roles are based out of our workshop in Llandovery but travelling to site covering the areas of Wales and England will be part of the role. Salary will depend on experience. To apply for this roles please send in a full CV and Covering letter.
RJ Fukes Forestry Services
Bryn-Y-Coed, Llandovery, Carmarthenshire SA20 0EL
Tel: 01550 721641


A&F Tree Services have a Harvester operator vacancy for a New Komatsu 901xc.

Work is mainly in County Cork, a little in County Kerry. Mixture of thinning and clear-fell. More Clear-fell than thinning at the moment.

We are in a long term contract for Coillte.

Alternate Weekends, but flexible days. Part Time or Full Time.

Must have FMO, First Aid, Manual Handling and ERA. Ability to produce in a Komatsu essential.

Decent remuneration.

Call Rob on 083 0098738 or [email protected]



Forestry Commission

Mobile Mechanic

Forestry Commission

Newton Stewart

Salary : £23,678 - £25,002

Closes : 25 Feb 2019

Reference: 1613683




Service Engineer

We are currently looking for someone to fill the role of Service Engineer within our team here at R.J. Fukes to cover the areas of Wales and Southern England. Primarily based at our workshop in Llandovery, the ideal candidate will have good knowledge of hydraulics and electrical systems. A background in Forestry plant or an agricultural background is essential. Working 40 hours per week Monday - Friday plus

overtime. Must be highly motivated and able to work independently. Must have drivers license.

To apply for this role please send a CV to [email protected]



Harvesting and Marketing Manager - East Anglia & Midlands

Euroforest Ltd is the largest independent timber harvesting & marketing company in the UK. We

harvest and market in excess of 2 million m³ of timber per annum. Operationally based and living around the Northants/Nottingham area, this is an opening for a motivated and ambitious person to join a leading company in the forest products industry. An exciting and rewarding opportunity and integral to the role, would be sourcing biomass as part of the supply chain to the 25-year Kent Renewable Energy project.

This role requires a self-motivated, professional individual who has an ability to build relationships at all levels, using these skills to manage and develop their own area. Advised and supported by a senior regional manager, a keen commercial outlook and an ability to work as part of a team, together with a background in land-based industries are useful for this position. Excellent organisational, communication and IT skills are desirable, but above all we are seeking someone with enthusiasm and the drive to succeed. Past

involvement in forest harvesting would be beneficial.

Applicants should ideally hold a degree or equivalent qualification in land based studies, or have relevant practical experience.

A current UK driving licence is required.

Benefits will include a competitive salary, company vehicle and pension.

For further information, including an Application Form, please contact Louise Jones: [email protected] by1st February 2019.

Please send your Application Form, together with a CV, to: Euroforest Limited, Unit 5,

The Old Crossroads, Station Road, Verwood, Dorset. BH31 7PU

Closing date: 8th February 2019 | 01202 829996 | www.euroforest.co.uk


Forestry Commission
Salary : £23,678 - £25,002
Closes : 13 Jan 2019
Reference: 1613652


Forestry Commission
Aros, Isle of Mull
Salary : £20,345 - £21,525
Closes : 6 Jan 2019
Reference: 1613384

We are currently seeking operators for two forwarders and a 360 excavator. 
I can be contacted on 07976288959 or [email protected]

Borders and North East England, Cumbria and Lakes.


Truck chipper driver wanted. Nationwide work. Full fitter and office support. Top pay and benefit package.Guaranteed hours. You must be mechanically minded. Please email us at [email protected] for details or call 01376550989 to leave your details. Thanks.



Malwa expanderar!
Malwa Forest är inne i en starkt expansiv fas och söker därför kompetenta och drivna person till rollerna som Produktionschef och Servicechef.
Känns det som ett jobb för dig?
Tveka inte att skicka in din ansökan!



Jas P Wilson

We currently have a vacancy for an experienced mechanic, forestry, agricultural or plant back ground preferred but all applicants considered. This is a full time job, and the successful applicant will be provided with relevant product training.

apply to:

Lorna Hurley
Jas P Wilson
Industrial Site
Coast Road

01556 612233

Or send application to – [email protected]


HAND CUTTER looking for work, 20 years experience, hardwood and softwood.
All tickets, will travel.
Telephone Andrew Smith. 07792575579.
Steven Cairns 
Hi I am looking for work I have NPORS for a 360 above and below 10 ton looking for work in Moffat area preferably but I have my own transport I have been driving a excavator for 10 years willing to drive anything else part time or weekends prefer but willing to do anything hope someone has work available or knows someone who does My phone number is 07473535135 if no answer please leave a text or message.


My name is Patrick and I come from Poland. 25 yrs old. I am looking for a job as a Harvester Operator (could start in September/October 2019).
I have got qualifications and experience. My family were foresters and I am also after forestry school with sawyer and wood quality controler qualifications. I do work on Ponsse Beaver since almost 2 years.
I can also do a skidding just in case.

[email protected]



Ponsse buffalo forwarder owner/operator looking for work (brash or timber) ergo harvester also available any area good rates all tickets up to date, fully insured.  Call Rob on 07921 855357 leave a message I will get back to you. 



I'm looking for a job opportunity with forestry machinery ( forwarder, harvester or skidder). I currently don't have any tickets or qualifications but have lots of experience with different tips of machines such as excavator's, tractors, skid-steer and various others.
I'm a skilled, young, motivated and ambitious individual that picks things up quickly.
Trained in forestry management and a Level 3 European chainsaw qualification.
I would be interested in all offers. Please contact me at :
oscar. [email protected]



Harvester/ forwarder operator looking for work based in wales but distance no object. All tickets up to date and first aid plus f, can supply my own harvester (Ponsse ergo )  Owner/operator.  Phone Ricky on 07835 104193 any time  

R and G Timber Harvesting Ltd 


Experienced Harvester operator. FMOC for harvester and forwarder, mechanical knowledge. Seeking work in Northern Scotland. call : 07715586205 Email : [email protected]
My name is Matthew Ingram, I have recently finished studying at the Scottish school of forestry and now looking to seek a career in Forwarding/Harvesting, I have some experience on a forwarder and cable skidder and have First Aid+F, I have a CV if you need more information contact me on 07873137595 or email me [email protected]
I have CS30, 31, tractor with trailer and front loader and chipper tickets, four years experience including firewood processing, chainsaw milling and mobile saw milling and an extended diploma in forestry. I'm looking for full time work in the Somerset area, particularly with opportunities to do mensuration, surveys and writing management plans
My email address is [email protected] and phone number is 07951102077.


I'm looking for a new start In the forestry I have wood chipper experience with tractor and MusMax chippers chainsaw experience forklift working at height confined space full UK driving licence and a first aid ticket willing to relocate for the rite deal hard worker long hours not a problem from a farming back ground so machinery driving not a problem many thanks
Barry Mclachlan
‭‭07821 855503‬‬


I am seeking work in the Dumfries and Galloway area as we are relocating. Full driving licence, chainsaw tickets held and looking for any work in the arborist field. Thanks. Email [email protected]
Harvester and Forwarder operator looking for work in Scotland. FMOC for both machines and First Aid. NPTC chainsaw certs. 20 years experience in the wood, 5 years experience on machines. 07763284664
Experienced operator with mechanical knowledge & common sense seeking work in North East England & Scottish borders, clear fell preferred,  All tickets held.

Robert - 07565898573
Seeking an opportunity to learn/train as a FMO. 2 years hand cutting, mainly oversized hardwood. HNC in forestry so I have an understanding of forest operations and harvesting. I love my job, but I would like to get the forwarder tickets under my belt and it’s something new. I’m very keen to learn and would be open to any offer. Based in Bedfordshire, and I’m willing to travel. Also could be based in the Lake District.
Jack- 07720254639/
Looking for forestry excavator work in Scotland/north of England. Vast experience on various types of plant and hold all relevant tickets. 
Lyle- 07876735036
Looking for excavator work in Scottish Borders/south scotland. Can provide excavator if needed. Call lyle on 07876735036


Forwarder and harvester operator looking for work in the Scottish borders/ north England.
Hold forwarder fmoc and first aid ticket.
Got a few years experience on harvester but not yet done test, can get test if right job came up.
Ideally looking for work around the Scottish borders/ Lothians and north England. Get in touch of you are looking. Thanks


Hire 🚜 Tractor & double drum pto winch for hire. With operator + felling service. Wales and borders please call ring 07975844947

Craig Ferguson

Experienced hand cutter NPTC certs and some lantra. Ticketed up to oversize, multiple windblown/storm damaged, spray ticket: pa1/6/AW also have brush cutter, chipper and first aid+f
which needs refreshed in December, I live in Fort William, desperate for work own saws (Stihl 261/441/ ppe etc but no drivers license, banned until 2018. Willing to work most anywhere Tel Scott on 07379553803 or [email protected]
I am an experienced forwarder and harvester operator. I have also graduated from Forestry School. I am looking for a job as an operator ideally to start from January 2018.  Contact Robert on Tel. 07460885921 email: [email protected]
I'm currently looking to work in the forestry sector. Having worked with excavators and large tractors in landscaping and would appreciate any offers with forwarder/harvester. 
Contact me Calum on +233500530108.


I am looking to gain experience driving a forwarder, I have worked in forestry for 26 years as mechanic/operator.  I have tickets for forwarder, excavator, telehandler, chainsaw, cscs card.  Own transport, full time or part time, preferably Scottish Borders.  Call Alex on 08709904880.



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