Fantastic Forestry Intern Oportunity For Anyone Looking To Branch Out

Looking to work in the forestry sector? Galloway Forestry Intern Position now advertised! Czernin-Kinsky Scottish Company Ltd (CKSCL) has a six-month, paid internship post available, starting in October 2022.

This is an ideal position for someone looking to work in the Forestry sector, providing training and experience available across a whole range of activities. This job is a fantastic opportunity for anyone who enjoys learning practical skills in the great outdoors. 

Czernin–Kinsky is a family forestry company of six staff with offices at Cornharrow Estate, near St John’s Town of Dalry. Managing forestry locations between St Johns Town of Dalry and Carsphairn, the company is committed to good practices which support the local economy through both direct and indirect long-term employment. This intern role would be working as part of this small Galloway team, across all activities of the organisation, including supporting planting/restocking operations, assisting estate maintenance and shadowing the forest manager in day-to-day estate management.

For more information about this Intern position, and how to apply with your CV and a covering letter by 5pm on 8th July, visit: https://www.ckscl.co.uk/ and click on ‘careers’

Launching the search for the Forestry Intern, Tom Clark, CKSCL Forest Manager, said:

“This internship is an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a start in the buoyant forestry sector in Galloway. The successful candidate will be fully immersed in the day to day running of a small, but progressive and forward thinking rural business which is committed to working to the highest standards and aims to demonstrate the benefits of sensitive and sustainable commercial forestry to the wider community.”

The Galloway Glens Scheme is an initiative of Dumfries & Galloway Council’s Environment Team, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund. One of the aims of the Scheme is to support work experience opportunities that encourage young people to stay in the region. Seeing the Czernin-Kinsky intern position being advertised, Jan Hogarth, Education & Community Engagement Officer, said:

“As part of our Internship programme, the Galloway Glens is committed to creating and supporting opportunities for young people to gain skills that will allow them to stay and work in Galloway. We are delighted to be partnering Czernin-Kinsky Scottish Company to help enable a practically focused internship which will give one of our young people potentially life changing experience in the industry, allowing them to go onto secure work in the future.”