Work Site Supervisor


Job Title : Work Site Supervisor
Location : Scotland
Company : Forestry and Land Scotland
Salary :
Open Date : 2022-08-15
Close Date : 2022-12-15
Details Reference number 231188 Salary £25,941 - £27,356 Grade Administrative Officer Pay Band 6a Contract type Permanent
Fixed Term Length of employment various Business area FLS - Land Management Type of role Operational Delivery Working pattern Full-time, Job share, Part-time Number of posts 5



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Working across five Regions that cover the whole country, our delivery teams are key to helping us look after the 9% of Scotland’s land area in our care and making sure our national forests and land delivers as much as it can.

They’re involved with creating new woodlands, restoring peatland, designing woodlands and land management plans, harvesting, re-planting, road construction, environmental management and enhancing our visitor experience. While helping us to make significant contributions to Climate Emergency mitigation and to the national effort to reduce nature loss and conserve endangered species.

Job description

Within this role, you’ll be very much field oriented, working on site supporting the team and contractors in current operations. You’ll also help the team deliver contract management requirements and provide mapping and planning updates.

Your key focus will be on ensuring our work meets stringent Health, Safety, Environmental and UKWAS requirements, as well as meeting our many customers and stakeholders needs. You will also deliver on key objectives such as climate and biodiversity objectives.

You need to be a forward thinking team player, who can collaborate with a range of colleagues to deliver professional, timely results.

  • Assist in the delivery of Health, Safety and Wellbeing management on site.
  • Engage positively with contractors and support them to deliver high quality operations through clear communication
  • Supervise forestry operations in line with current legislation and best practice to deliver the programme of work.
  • Maintain effective communication between relevant teams (e.g. forester, contractors, craftspeople).
  • Deliver good record keeping (e.g. site visits, progress reporting, stocks). Engage with and feed into wider projects, for example carbon capture initiatives
  • Liaise with other Regional

The role may differ from region to region depending on the area you apply for.

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Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment. Nationality requirements

This job is broadly open to the following groups:

  • UK nationals
  • nationals of Commonwealth countries who have the right to work in the UK
  • nationals of the Republic of Ireland
  • nationals from the EU, EEA or Switzerland with settled or pre-settled status or who apply for either status by the deadline of the European Union Settlement Scheme (EUSS)
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals working in the Civil Service
  • relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals who have built up the right to work in the Civil Service
  • certain family members of the relevant EU, EEA, Swiss or Turkish nationals
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We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles. The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equal opportunities. As such, we run a Disability Confident Scheme (DCS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.

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