Tree & Woodland Officer

Description:

Tree & Woodland Officer TWO1
Passionate about trees and woodlands? Experienced in working with diverse partners to plan, fund and deliver tree planting? Committed to making a difference and playing a key role with a successful tree & woodland charity? If so, we have just the job for you.

One- year fixed term contract from 1st March 2021 (annually renewable for 4 years to March 2025).
• Full-time (Job Share pairs considered)
• Home based (location flexible, but attending frequent meetings & site visits in Bristol/ Avon)
• £27,502
• 3% employer pension contribution (if you opt in to the Trust pension scheme).

Principal Roles (Working to the Executive Director):
1. Working with and supporting schools, community groups and others to identify and develop tree planting schemes of all sizes;
2. Promoting tree planting grants, supporting people with applications, undertaking constraints checks and mapping sites on GIS;
3. Working with Trust staff to issue grant offers, then monitoring and reporting on schemes to ensure they are delivered in accordance with grant scheme conditions;
4. Identifying, planning, costing and co-ordinating tree planting, establishment and woodland management work at a range of sites and locations;
5. Leading and undertaking tree planting, establishment and woodland management work with volunteers, contractors and others;
6. Training individuals, volunteers and others to support this work with or without supervision; and
7. Preparing long-term maintenance and/or woodland management plans.

We Offer
• Working from home (all staff are home-based)
• Home base does not need to be in Bristol/ Avon, provided all duties can be fulfilled
• Payment for approved mileage incurred within Bristol/ Avon
• 22 days holiday plus bank holidays
• Huge potential to be part of and help shape a growing charity
• Big opportunity to showcase your skills as part of England's Community Forests.

How to apply:

Previous applicants who have received an email from us should not reapply. To consider your application, we MUST receive: 1. A written statement of your experience set out against EACH of the essential and desirable criteria. 2. Your CV detailing your educational background, job history (including an explanation of any gaps), training and interests. Please send all of this information to: info@forestofavontrust.org by 12:00 pm on Wednesday 9th December, 2020. We look forward to hearing from you.

  • Closing Date:
  • Wednesday, 9 December, 2020 - 12:00

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