The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is responsible for ensuring the development of forestry within Ireland in a sustainable manner and to a scale that maximises its contribution to national socio-economic well-being and that is compatible with the protection of the environment. The Department is responsible for:
•Licensing, afforestation and forest roads;
•Administering a range of forestry grant schemes;
•Control of felling;
•Collecting and disseminating statistics about Irelands forest estate;
•Implementation of the forestry aspects of the EC Plant Health Directive on the marketing of Forest Reproductive Material and Forest Protection;
•Regulation of wood packaging material in international trade (ISPM 15); and
•Compliance with relevant EU and national legislation.
The Department seeks to employ 6 Temporary Forestry Inspectors Grade III in order to undertake fieldwork for the fourth National Forest Inventory.
Temporary Forestry Inspector Grade lll
Principal duties will be focused on National Forest Inventory field data collection, specifically:
•Locate and travel to NFI plots using digital maps and GPS co-ordinates;
•Measure and record silvicultural, forest health and biodiversity data using specialised field equipment;
•Return data collected to the Project Co-ordinator;
•Any other duties appropriate to the grade as the Minister may decide.
The positions will be located in various locations throughout the country.
For details on the requirements for each vacancy and to access the application form please refer to:
The competition information booklet is also available. This booklet should be read carefully before applying.
The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine is an equal opportunities employer.
The closing date for receipt of applications is 4pm on Friday 30th August 2019
Please note that this advertisement is being hosted by the Public Appointments Service on publicjobs.ie. The Public Appointments Service has no involvement in, or responsibility for, the recruitment and selection process or the terms and conditions which relate to this post.
The closing date for applications is Friday the 30th of August 2019