Forestry Commission – South East & London – Technical Support Officer

  • Location:
    Farnham Farnham Farnham Farnham
  • Salary:
    negotiable / Competitive Salary
  • Posted:
    4 years ago
  • Category:
    Hospitality
  • Deadline:
    Open
  • Languages:
    English

Purpose Of The Job

To provide day to day technical support to a team of 10 Woodland Officers and 2 Field Managers in the administration of grants and regulations.


Key Work Areas

  • Grant administration – Countryside Stewardship and High Speed
  • Download application documents
  • Prepare case files including preparing and populating review documentation
  • Liaison with Woodland Officers re case progress
  • Document naming, upload and file consolidation
  • Forestry Regulations – Woodland Management Plans, Felling Licences and unlicenced felling:
  • Woodland Management Plan (WMP) – processing:
  • Champion the use of the Woodland Management Plan Workspace; ii. transferring legacy cases to the WMP Workspace; ii. support Field Managers in ensuring case consistency.
  • Felling Licences:
  • Prepare and prepopulate case files; ii. support Field Managers in ensuring case consistency.
  • Unlicenced Felling:
  • Provide key contact point for reports of unlicenced felling; ii. Prepare and prepopulate case files including preparing background information.
  • Workload monitoring:
  • Support team in maintain casework trackers;
  • Maintain rolling report of Area casework Responsibilities Person Specification: Essential Professional and technical expertise:
  • A minimum of 5 GCSEs/Standard Grades or equivalent (A-C Passes) including English Language & Maths is required and/or significant experience working in an administrative post.

Essential Experience:

  • Competent IT user with experience of the MS Office suite of application