Careers

Foresters Friendly Society is based in central Southampton and is easily accessible by public transport. We offer a friendly, relaxed and pleasant environment to work in, as well as an active social committee who frequently organise staff events.

Please find below links to the current career opportunities available with us.

Head Office Vacancies

 Sorry there are currently no vacancies.

Membership Vacancies

HIGH SUB-CHIEF RANGER

The role of the High Sub-Chief Ranger is to offer support to the High Chief Ranger in their year of Office and begin the preparation for the following year when they will stand for election to become High Chief Ranger. Head office support is provided to Members who hold the Offices of High Chief Ranger and High Sub-Chief Ranger. The position attracts remuneration of £3,000 for the year plus expenses.

Any Member interested in becoming High Chief Ranger is invited to make an application to the Board of Directors. If you require further information about the role please contact the present High Chief Ranger, Glyn Carpenter, by email at gcarpenter@forestersfriendlysociety.co.uk who will be happy to discuss the role in more detail.

A simplified application process has been designed which involves a basic application form and the requirement to complete a short statement setting out what the applicant can contribute to the Society. Once completed, the candidate must be nominated by their Court, and a respective resolution passed at the Court Annual General Meeting, in accordance with Rule 19.5 of the Society.

Application packs and role profiles are also available from this office by telephoning 02380 216868 or by email to highcourt@forestersfriendlysociety.co.uk.

Completed applications must be received by the Company Secretary no later than 5pm on Friday 24 March 2017.

The Nominations Committee will conduct interviews on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th April 2017. Successful candidates will be nominated for election at the 2017 High Court, 24 – 26 June 2017, and should ensure they are available to attend High Court.

High Sub-Chief Ranger Role Brief 

High Chief Ranger Role Brief

High Sub-Chief Ranger Application Form

Fit And Proper Questionnaire

Equal Opportunities Statement

High Sub-Chief Ranger Court Nomination Form

 

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE - VACANCY 

The Membership Committee is a sub-Committee of the Board and acts as a conduit between the wider membership of the Society and the Board. The Committee’s responsibilities are to promote active Forestry and to support all members of the Society by ensuring the Court network’s activities and the benefits offered through the Courts are relevant to members’ needs and are valued by them. A copy of the Committee’s current Terms of Reference is available on the website and provide further details of the work of the Committee.

Elected members of the Committee serve for three years with one member retiring each year. The Committee may meet up to six times a year and the position attracts a remuneration of £2,250 a year plus expenses.

A copy of the role and an application pack is available from this office by telephoning 02380 216868 or by email to highcourt@forestersfriendlysociety.co.uk. Within the application pack you are asked to provide a short statement setting out what you can contribute to the Society. Completed applications must be received by Lisa Russell, Company Secretary, by 5pm on Friday 24 March 2017.

Please note that the Nominations Committee will conduct interviews on Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th April 2017. Successful candidates will be nominated for election at the 2017 High Court, 24 – 26 June 2017, and should be available to attend. 

Membership Committee - Person Specification

Membership Committee - Application Form

Fit And Proper Questionnaire

 

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