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Forestry 12 month work based student placement

Full Time, Competitive Package

Based at our Corby (Northamptonshire) office


Salary: £12,500 per annum (work related mileage will be reimbursed)

The Role: The Forestry Student will work in our Northamptonshire (Corby) office alongside, and under the supervision of, our senior forestry staff in all matters relating to lowland forestry as well as offering support to other company service sectors including ecology and landscape management.

Candidate Requirements: Candidates are required to demonstrate a keen interest in the forestry and woodland sector whilst working towards a first class/upper second class degree.  Candidates must hold a full valid UK driving licence and be computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.  Any previous experience/knowledge in estate management would be desirable but not essential.  The ability to work independently as well as part of a team is essential and effective time management is key, as is the ability to apply a good degree of common sense to work and consider the safety of yourself and others.

What We Can Offer: Lockhart Garratt has a proven track record in coaching and mentoring recent graduates and new entrants to the industry.  We will ensure that a variety of new skills and work experience is provided over the year.  As we continue to expand there may be potential for further employment opportunities for the right candidate following graduation.  Lockhart Garratt has been an Investor in People since August 2008 and has recently achieved the Bronze standard.

Next Steps: If you are interested in this post, please send your CV with covering letter to Cheryl Lundberg, Senior Forestry Consultant ( by Monday 13th February 2017.  Interviews will take place during March 2017 with the intention of the successful candidate starting their post in July 2017.

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