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Estate Forestry Machine Operator

Heveningham Hall Estate

The company

The Heveningham Hall Estate, encompassing Sibton Park Estate and Wilderness Reserve, a collection of exclusive-use country houses, luxury holiday cottages, and off-grid boltholes spread over a privately owned 8000 acre country estate. Wilderness Reserve is a long-term conservation and restoration project - protecting English nature and breathing new life into historic properties. It is unlike anything or any place you’ve ever been before.


The job

You'll be working within the estate forestry team, focused on woodland clearance, digging tree pits, ditching, and a myriad of other forestry activities across our stunning estate. You'll predominantly be operating 360 machines up to 14t, however the ability to use other machinery such as tractors, dumpers, dozers etc. would be advantageous.


What you'll need

Background in machine operating within forestry, landscaping, agriculture, or earthworks

NPORS and CPCS 10t and above expected, however training can be provided for those with time-learned skills

Pride in your work

You must be a real team player with a willingness to muck in, on and off the machine

A Full UK driving licence and your own transport.


Where you'll be based

The estate spans 8000 acres, from Heveningham to Sibton to Yoxford. You'll be expected to have your own transport to get to the estate each day.


What you'll receive

- £130.00-£180.00 per day dependent on experience

- Full time work on subcontract basis with minimum of 45 hours per week

- Limitless overtime available (and encouraged) including weekends

- Stunning working location in the Suffolk countryside


Find out more

To discuss this position in more detail, please send your CV to or call 07983 967143.

All communication will be treated in complete confidence.


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