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Careers at Forestry England

Grow with us

As England’s largest land manager, we look after more trees than any other organisation. Our forests provide amazing places for people to enjoy, for sustainable timber to grow and a home for wildlife to thrive.

What separates us from other organisations is that we’re always adapting; from cultural changes over time to bigger issues like a changing climate. We are developing forests today while carefully planning the future. It’s a job that never stops growing. 

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Latest opportunities

You can find all of our current vacancies online at Civil Service Jobs

Here are two of our exciting opportunities.

IT Business Partner | Flexible

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £35,870 - £38,842 

Apply before 11:55 pm on Monday 22nd May 2023

Operations Manager - Planning & Environment | West of England 

Contract type: Permanent

Salary: £35,870 - £38,842

Apply before 11:55 pm on Thursday 1st June 2023

How to apply

 As a Civil Service department we use Success Profiles to make sure we are getting the right skills for each role. This means that application processes and times to apply can vary. 

At Forestry England we are passionate about having a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from everyone. We operate a guaranteed interview scheme for every role for candidates with a disability who meet the essential requirements. If you need any reasonable adjustments as part of the application or interview process, please let us know when applying.

Graduate Leadership Programme

This is a permanent appointment starting with a two year programme that will give you varied, stimulating and challenging work. 

Applications for the 2022/23 Graduate Leadership Programme are now closed.

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Find out more about Forestry England

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We value what makes each of us unique.
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We manage the nation's forests, which are around 20% of all the country’s woodland.
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Wellbeing, flexible working, life long learning, Civil Service pension.
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Be part of our team and get involved with your local forest today.