UK Government - Forestry Commission
4.1 out of 5 stars.
Write a review

UK Government - Forestry Commission Employee Reviews for Forester

Review this company
Job Title
Forester4 reviews
Location
United Kingdom4 reviews

Ratings by category

4.2Work-life balance

Sort by

HelpfulnessRatingDate
Found 4 reviews matching the searchSee all 44 reviews
peopleworkinggreatjobworkcommissiongoodtime

Enjoyed every minute of it

Indeed featured review

The most useful review selected by Indeed
Left their employment due to family health issues. Passionate about trees and the environment, this was my ideal job. This was a job where you felt you could make a difference to people’s lives and the general environment.

Pros

Ideal job.

Cons

None.
Was this review helpful?

Repetitive, mundane tasks, no opportunity for advancement.

Too many meetings about when the next meeting is going to be. Micro managers setting bad examples to their staff re Health & Safety e.g.. Do as I say, not as I do. No support from badly trained managers; just get on with mundane job and don't complain or they make life difficult for you. Don't have your own ideas on how to do things as you won't be listened to. Don't complain as you'll be threatened with disciplinary action. No recognition for a job well done.

Pros

Nice area

Cons

Listed above
Was this review helpful?

Insights into UK Government - Forestry Commission

Based on 2 survey responses
What people like
  • Ability to meet personal goals
  • Ability to learn new things
  • Clear sense of purpose
Areas for improvement
  • Overall satisfaction

Productive

Most weeks start with work plans for the week ahead and different jobs that need to be tended to. Work is then organised for the week into priority’s etc. learning skills is a common sight within the commission ware you will either be putting your skills to test or attending a course to learn new ones. Management is somewhat different than usual various departments are managed differently depending on job role but is all over seen by a DM. There is a variety of co-workers from all backgrounds which makes for some varied topics of conversation to say the least. Hardest part of the job would be the dealing with contractors and issues arising with them as everything is red tapped and the proses are extended and hard to sort. Most enjoyable part of my job is being outside most days and with a chainsaw in my hand.

Pros

Management

Cons

policeys
Was this review helpful?

good if you are single

Long hours for good pay but you can work up to 120hours a week then move to a new site b&b is your home
Was this review helpful?

Rate your recent company

Share your experience to help others

Want to know more about working here?

Ask a question about working or interviewing at UK Government - Forestry Commission. Our community is ready to answer.Ask a Question

Overall rating

Based on 44 reviews

Ratings by category

4.2 out of 5 stars for Work/Life Balance
3.3 out of 5 stars for Salary/Benefits
3.3 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
4.0 out of 5 stars for Culture

Compare UK Government - Forestry Commission with

Learn about UK Government - Forestry Commission in popular locations