The Department of Agriculture, Food, and the Marine (DAFM) is actively recruiting for the position of Forestry Inspector Grade III in the Forestry Inspectorate.
In a listing on PublicJobs.ie, it outlined that further vacancies may arise in any of the Department’s regional forestry offices throughout the country.
- Candidates must have on or before June 11th, 2020:
- A qualification at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications (NFQ) for which forestry was taken as a major subject or equivalent; and
- Experience of working in the forestry sector or related area(s);
- A full driving licence and/or have access to a car;
- Excellent interpersonal and communications skills; Ability to work as part of a team;
- The ability to work on their own initiative;
- A commitment to updating and broadening their professional knowledge and skills on a continuing basis; The ability to work to rigid timelines while maintaining standards of scientific excellence.
- A relevant postgraduate qualification;
- Proficiency in basic computer skills.
Depending on the position and work assigned, and working as part of a team, one or a combination of the following tasks may be allocated to successful candidates:
- Inspections and documentation checks regarding forestry consents and schemes;
- Inspections and documentation checks regarding forest protection and forest reproductive material;
- Inspections and documentation checks regarding control of felling;
- Collecting and disseminating statistics about Ireland’s forest estate;
- Measuring and recording of data for the National Forest Inventory;
- Implementation in a forestry context of EU and National legislation; Forestry Inspector Grade III 4;
- Input to policy and development work leading to the initiation, implementation or modification of forestry schemes or policy;
- Evaluation, monitoring and verification of progress and expenditure on DAFM funded forest research projects and related duties;
- Input into policy regarding climate change, forest genetic resources, bioenergy, international forestry, and forest sector development-related matters.
- Work will be a mix of office and outdoors – depending on the duties assigned, the listing outlined.
- Outdoor work may involve travel to various parts of the country on official duties.
The salary scale for this position starts at €31,687 and can reach €66,118.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 3.00pm on Thursday, June 11th, 2020.
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