Harvester Operator & Trainee Harvester Operator Wanted

Harvester operator wanted

Qualified Harvester Operator and Trainee Harvester Operator in East of England.

Forestry England are looking for a Qualified and Trainee Harvester Operator. This is an exciting opportunity to join the Forestry and Land Management (FLM) team in the East District (Thetford).

You will play a key role in our forestry operations, joining a team of experienced harvesting machine operators in Thetford Forest and fulfilling our timber supply contracts.

Key elements of the role

  • Tree felling and forwarding operations
  • Health and safety
  • Operational delivery


We offer generous holiday entitlement, substantial training and civil service pension scheme

Job Role

You will be based at Santon Downham Downham as part of the Direct Production Harvesting Team working throughout the Thetford Beat. Using purpose built forestry machines you will work as part of a dedicated team to plan and carry out tree harvesting. You will do this by operating both a forwarder and harvester to mechanically fell trees and extract timber to roadside. You will be required to meet targets in terms of production outputs but more importantly in terms of ensuring all Health, Safety and Environmental conditions are met.

How to apply?

Qualified Operator https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk/csr/jobs.cgi?jcode=1839319

Trainee Operator https://www.civilservicejobs.service.gov.uk/csr/jobs.cgi?jcode=1839325


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