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Forestry Workers

Forestry workers perform a variety of tasks related to the planting, cultivation and protection of trees.

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About this Career

£21,594

Average salary

New workers start around £10,142.72. Normal pay is £21,594 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £32,294.56.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Monitors and patrols forests and parks to maintain grounds and prevent unauthorised entry.
  • Operates machinery used in the cultivation and management of trees.
  • Maintains watch for fires and operates firefighting equipment.
  • Builds and maintains forest roads.
  • Assists in the control of harmful diseases, pests or forms of wildlife.
  • Cuts coppice, removes tops of standing trees and lops branches as necessary.
  • Fells trees using axe or power saw and saws wood into required lengths.
  • Collects seeds, plants and prunes trees and selects and marks trees for felling.
  • Drains and ploughs land and erects and maintains fences as necessary.
  • Prepares ground for planting by clearing vegetation and other debris.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Critical Thinking
61
Speaking
46
Learning Strategies
46
Active Learning
44
Monitoring
44
Mathematics
43
Active Listening
41
Science
35
Reading Comprehension
30
Writing
24

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Cornwall
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