Careers & Apprenticeships

Grow your Career with Tregothnan

At Tregothnan we have a diverse range of job roles from Maintenance to Marketing and from Forestry to Accounts. We aim to take on employees who can become ambassadors of the Estate and provide the excellent service we aim for. Any job roles advertised are for individuals who would like a challenging role where they can grow and develop alongside experienced teams. If you have what it takes to contribute to a strong and vibrant team in any of the roles below then please send a CV and covering letter to our HR team at

Current Opportunities

Job title          Woodsman

Salary               Relevant to experience and knowledge.

Location           Tregothnan Estate, Truro, Cornwall

Contract          Permanent Position.  39 hours per week

We are currently looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our woodland team, based at Tregothnan. The 600 hectares of woodlands are situated in one of the most beautiful areas of the UK, and have been managed by the Boscawen Family since 1334.

This is a great opportunity for the right individual to fulfil their full potential and development at a very exciting period of time in the history of woodland management of the estate.

The work will be varied and cover all aspects of woodland operations from planting, maintenance and establishment to thinning and small scale harvesting in predominantly broadleaf woodland.

Experience in woodland management is essential with a minimum of 5year’s experience, and the ability to demonstrate a wide range of silvicultural skills and knowledge.

Qualifications CS 30/31/32, First Aid and a Full clean driving licence with trailer towing preferable but not essential and the ability to drive a range of vehicles would be advantageous.

Please contact the Forestry and Woodland Manager on 01872 520008 or for more information.

Posted 22nd June 2017

CV and covering letter to include / identify your life skills and experience that you have to date and what you can bring to the Tregothnan Estate both now and in the future.

Award Winning Apprenticeships

We are very proud of our apprenticeship scheme on the Estate; In 2016 it won for us the, Employer of the Year Award at the Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards. The scheme delivers a range of apprenticeships, each of which offers a skill in a dedicated subject area, as well as some broad employment and business skills to prepare apprentices for fulfilling careers in their chosen field. Apprentices at Tregothnan get to work with highly experienced managers and team members and have an exceptional environment in which to build their career. Successful applicants will be self-motivated individuals with passion and enthusiasm for our apprenticeship programmes.


Tregothnan Apprenticeship Scheme
Employer of the Year Award, Cornwall Apprenticeship Awards. From left to right: Terry Herron, Claire Scholes, Jack Prangley , Josh Llewellyn, Neil Bennett, Sam Moore.

Our next Apprenticeship scheme opens early in 2018 – keep an eye out for details here.

Tregothnan Apprentices 2016, from left to right: Sam Moore, Josh Llewellyn and Jack Prangley.

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