Applications Forester

Vacancy: Applications Forester

Euroforest Ireland is the largest independent provider of timber harvesting and marketing solutions in Ireland.  Recently formed through the merger of both national and international entities, our managers have in excess of 25 years of progressive development and more than 50 years’ experience in maximising returns for our clients throughout Ireland.  Activities nationwide are supported by our head office in Arklow, Co. Wicklow.

Clients of the company include large private estates, investment trusts, professional forestry managers, community associations and farmers.  Delivery of the best possible value for growers, whilst enabling the aggregation and supply of substantial volumes of wood raw material to the forest industry is the unique selling point of the company.

Euroforest Ireland supplies the entire Irish market north and south, from small-scale millers through to the largest processing and pulp using operations

A vacancy has arisen at forest/applications management level in the South-West.  This is an opportunity for a motivated and ambitious individual to join a leading company in the forest products industry.   Above all, we are seeking a person with enthusiasm and the drive to succeed.  

The Role

As we already have a nationwide network of forest managers in place the successful candidate will be expected to integrate with the present workforce, working with existing clients but also trying to add to our client base. 

Responsibilities will include:

• Felling licence, forest road, woodland improvement, Ash RUS applications
• Site Inspection for mapping purposes
• Coordinating projects with our team of harvesting Foresters and liaising with external consultants such as Ecologists and Engineers.
• Undertaking background research, desk studies and ecological fieldwork and impact assessment reporting, to best-practice guidelines and methodologies. 
• Advising owners on best forest practice and maximising financial returns, particularly in relation to harvesting and managing semi mature plantations.
• Maintaining inventory and financial data on bespoke management systems
• Delivering fit for purpose project outputs within set deadlines
Essential

• A recognised qualification in forestry at level 7/8 on the QQI Framework of qualifications or equivalent
• Competence in GIS
• A strong appreciation of commercial forestry
• Motivated and highly organised, agile and adaptable to change
• An ability to work on own initiative
• Excellent planning and project management abilities
• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Full driving licence
• Excellent IT skills
• Ability to exercise good judgment with minimal supervision
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desirable

• A knowledge of all Forest Service forestry schemes
• A knowledge of all paperwork associated with the Department for Landowners
• A knowledge or experience of harvesting and marketing of timber

Remuneration

Salary commensurate with experience, plus phone, laptop and transport.

If you are interested in a challenging career with development opportunities in an expanding industry, as part of an experienced team, please email your C.V to Euroforest Ireland by email to info@euroforestireland.ie

Note: Closing date for receipt of CV and applications Friday 19th November at 5pm but may close early due to volume of applications.  Short listing of candidates may occur.

Closing Date:
19/11/2021

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