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Forest Management

Forest Operations Supervisor
Company/Location: Snowy Mountains Forests - Bombala, NSW

Jobs Description:
At Snowy Mountains Forests we understand that our greatest resource is our people, we pride ourselves on supporting staff training and career development. Together with our associated entities we are the largest private plantation company in NSW and manage plantation assets in the Murray Valley, Bombala and Oberon.

An exciting opportunity has become available for an experienced forest operations supervisor to join the Snowy Mountains Forests team based in Bombala NSW.

Forest Operations Supervisor

The Forest Operations Supervisor position reports to the Bombala Senior Operations Forester and embraces all aspects of softwood plantation management including establishment, maintenance, fire protection, harvesting and haulage supervision.

The successful candidate will have at least 5 years operational experience in forest monitoring, strong communication and interpersonal skills, be self-driven, technically proficient and have the ability to work in isolated areas and as part of a small team.

The position involves being an officer in the Snowy CFA Industrial Fire brigade, seasonal fire standby and firefighting and preferably hold a heavy endorsed driver’s licence.

Enquiries and applications should be directed to Adrian Carstens at +61 0419 120 111 or adrian.carstens@humeforests.com.au

For more info
Contact: Adrian Carstens
E-mail: adrian.carstens@humeforests.com.au
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Regional Manager, Western Region

Company/Location: Albany, Western Australia

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Australia is Australia’s leading and largest independent forest management services provider. We are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified candidate to fill our Regional Manager role based in Albany, Western Australia. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of professional staff, reporting directly to the National Operations Manager, and delivering client management outcomes over a significant plantation area and harvest volume.

To succeed at PF Olsen, you need to be:

  • Highly motivated, and a self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Intelligent and admin savvy, but also happy to get your hands dirty
  • Prepared to assert your views, but also demonstrate respect for your team mates
  • Focused on relationships as well as understanding and delivering against customer expectations
  • Focused on delivering high quality results in a service environment
  • Have your head well above the pack in terms of both your management and technical skills
We are seeking candidates with at least fifteen years’ experience in forest management and harvesting, including in middle or senior management roles. This role is relatively autonomous due to its geographic isolation from the rest of the Company’s operations. Therefore we are seeking a candidate that understands how to dela with autonomous decision making while keeping senior management appraised of important issues in a timely and competent fashion.

We offer a supportive, family friendly working environment and competitive remuneration and conditions. The position will be based in Albany and the successful candidate must be prepared to travel within the region and also interstate from time to time.

If you think this opportunity might be for you then please email robyn.mcevoy@pfolsen.com for an information pack.

For more information about PF Olsen Australia visit www.pfolsen.com

Applications close on Wednesday 29 August 2018

For more info
Contact: Robyn McEvoy
E-mail: robyn.mcevoy@pfolsen.com
Phone: +61 3 9490 5402

Applications close: Wednesday, 29-Aug-2018

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Plantation Forester (Launceston Based)

Company/Location: Forico

Jobs Description:
Forico is Tasmania's largest private forestry management company. At Forico we believe in sustainable forest management, with our forestry operations managing the complete supply chain from seed to market.

We are seeking to appoint a Plantation Forester, based from our Launceston office. The role of a Plantation Forester is to assist with the implementation of Forico’s plantation management objectives including planning, establishment works, maintenance works, contractor management, and stakeholder interaction. To be successful in this role you will require a good level of physical fitness as the position involves working both indoors and outdoors, with a reasonable amount of intrastate travel.
Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Promoting and delivering safe systems of work for all workers, consistent with Forico's Safety, Health and Environment policies
  • Planning and delivering industry leading plantation establishment outcomes
  • Implementation of Forico's Integrated Pest Management regime to deliver improved plantation health and vitality
  • Through a custodial approach, monitor plantation performance and issues as a daily work task to build a thorough understanding of the plantation assets under management
  • Building and maintaining effective relationships with key supply chain stakeholders, contractors, customer representatives and regulatory bodies
  • Participation in Forico’s fire duty roster which includes being available on call, and with reasonable response times, to assist Forico in fire suppression activities
Selection Criteria
To be considered for this role you must be able to demonstrate the following attributes, experience and qualifications:
  • Diploma/Bachelor Degree in a relevant discipline (Forestry/Agriculture desirable)
  • Demonstrated experience in the forestry and/or agricultural industry
  • Ability to manage stakeholders in a complex logistics environment
  • Knowledge and understanding of biological processes and impacts on plantation forests
  • Ability to work with a strong safety focus autonomously and/or within a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Physically fit
  • Current Driver's Licence – Motor Vehicle
If you would like to discuss this position, please call Forico’s Plantation Operations & Services Manager Jim Wilson on +61 0428 332 544.

To apply for this position please submit your application including; a cover letter, your response to the position’s selection criteria (attributes, experience and qualifications) and a current resume that includes two valid referees via Forico’s online career portal at www.forico.com.au/careers

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 27 August 2018.

For more info
Contact: Jim Wilson
mobile: +61 0428 332 544
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Forestry Harvesting

Planner/Senior Planner
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW

Jobs Description:

About the Position:

The Planner/Senior Planner produces operational harvest and haulage plans for timber harvesting in native forests around Batemans Bay, Eden and Tumbarumba. It requires you to work autonomously to produce plans that are safe, accurate and effective, ensuring the corporation meets its supply commitments to customers and contractors. It also contributes to the burning program, assists with ecology surveys and provides planning advice to staff. As the role involves working in Batemans Bay, Eden and Tumbarumba, some travel will be expected. The successful candidate will be required to undertake active frontline firefighting duties and be available for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis.

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in forestry, environment, science, natural resources or related field; or a forestry diploma and relevant experience.
  • Experience in operational planning, native forest silviculture and ecology.
  • Knowledge, skills and experience in the use GIS and other technologies.
  • Understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and best practice methodologies.
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work, meet standards and deadlines.
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, ability to work as a team.
  • Capacity and willingness to undertake fire and fuel management duties, fire-fighting, and extensive travel (mainly driving), work extended hours, and to maintain sufficient fitness for the job.
How to apply: Applicants should email their applications to jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au Please provide an updated CV and a cover letter outlining what you would bring to the role.

Closing Date: Applications must be received by 24th August 2018.

For more information, please contact Shane Clohesy on +61 0437 737 605.

Note: The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Drug and Alcohol screening, a Medical Assessment and a Fire Task Based Assessment (TBA) at a standard of at least a Category 2 Field Test.

For more info
Contact: Shane Clohesy
E-mail: hr@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: +61 0437 737 605

Applications close: Friday, 24-Aug-2018

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Harvesting and Roading Manager
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW

Jobs Description:

About the Role:
Based in Bathurst, reporting to the regional manager, you are responsible for the planning/management of timber harvesting and roading operations and will oversee development and implementation of harvesting and roading plans, ensuring compliance with environmental and safety rules and regulations.

Key responsibilities of the role relate to harvest management (nominally a 1,000,000 tonnes annually to roadside) and the upgrade and maintenance of the associated road network for log haulage and general access within the management area.

About You:

  • Relevant Tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent industry experience
  • Experience in analysing complex commercial operational and financial problems
  • A minimum of 5 years’ equivalent management experience in field operations or logistics management
  • Extensive relevant experience in operational management of large scale forest operations, preferably in softwood plantations
  • Leadership skills, ability to engender trust, communicate purpose, exercise sound judgement and comprehend complex systems
  • Management skills, ability to communicate, delegate, negotiate, coordinate and report on activities and achieve outcomes
  • Have experience and capacity or a willingness to develop to act as a senior operational fire manager
  • You will be required to undertake active frontline firefighting duties and be available for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis.
Successful applicants will be required to satisfactorily complete medical examinations, Drug and Alcohol screening, a Fitness Test (called the Task Based Assessment) to at least the standard of a Moderate Field Test, and accreditation courses for fire fighting to commence and retain employment.

How to apply:
Applicants should email their application to jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au

Closing date: Applications must be received by 24th August 2018

For more information about role please contact Jason Molkentin on +61 (02) 6330 1003

For more info
Contact: Jason Molkentin
E-mail: hr@fcnsw.com.au
Phone: +61 02 6330 1003

Applications close: Friday, 24-Aug-2018

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

General Manager

Company/Location: Tarmac Sawmilling

Jobs Description:
A vacancy exists within the Tarmac Group for a position of General Manager in its pine sawmilling operation based in the Northern Rivers area of NSW.

The sawmill is located just one hour inland for the coastal communities of Byron Bay, Ballina and Evans Head and close to the major commercial centres of Casino, Lismore & Grafton. The Gold Coast International Airport is a 2 hour drive away.

Built in the year 2000, the mill utilizes Scandinavian small log sawing technology through a chipper canter multi-saw line to convert 80,000 tonnes annually.

The person we are looking for will have a least 10 years of experience in sawmill management and preferably, but not essential, with a background in mechanical or electrical maintenance.

A remuneration package commensurate with experience including housing and motor vehicle will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Please send your details along with a resume of experience to:Laurie Spaulding – manager.sawmilling@tarmac.com.au

Applications close August 31st, 2018.

For more info
Contact: Laurie Spaulding
E-mail: manager.sawmilling@tarmac.com.au
Phone: +61 02 666 17144

Applications close: Friday, 31-Aug-2018

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Sawmill Supervisor
Company/Location: Allied Timber Products Pty Ltd

Jobs Description:
The Company
Allied Timber Products is a privately owned mid-tier radiata sawmilling company processing approximately 90,000m3 small saw logs p.a. producing framing and landscaping products. The mill is a modern Hewsaw SL200 sawline with fully optimised automation to gain high recovery and productivity. Other onsite facilities include a timber treatment plant, kiln drying and a drymill.

The Location
Bathurst is a well serviced city of approximately 45,000 located in the central west of NSW, is famous for its motor sport, particularly the Bathurst 1000. Bathurst also has a good range of other sporting and recreational facilities and groups catering for most tastes with hunting, fishing and water-skiing also plentiful in the surrounding area. Bathurst is home to a good selection of well-regarded Primary & Secondary schools, both private and state, as well as Charles Sturt University and a TAFE campus. There are good health services in the city with the Bathurst Hospital having had a major rebuild in 2011.

The sawmill is located 15min from the centre of Bathurst.

The Position
Allied Timber Products currently have the position of Sawmill Supervisor becoming available. Reporting to the Operations Manager the Sawmill Supervisor has responsibility for 17 staff covering the log yard, sawmill, saw shop, trimming, stacking lines and cleaning duties. The Sawmill Supervisor is responsible for maintaining the operational efficiency of the log yard, the complete sawline, optimisation system, product quality and liaising with the Maintenance Manager to ensure the line is maintained to a high standard with high percentage of availability.

The ideal candidate will have strong supervisory skills, experience in running high speed production lines, preferably in sawmilling, as well as having mechanical aptitude and a strong drive to succeed. Overseas applicants are encouraged provided their application describes their eligibility to work in Australia.

To apply or for more information please contact the Site Manager, Alan Gerrard on +61 2 6337 3928 or email alan@alliedtimber.com.au

Applications close 22nd August 2018

For more info
Contact: Alan Gerrard
E-mail: alan@alliedtimber.com.au
Phone: +61 2 6337 3928

Applications close: Wednesday, 22-Aug-2018

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Engineering/Maintenance

Senior Forest Engineer

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Rotorua

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd prides itself in remaining leaders in the field when it comes to our work processes, health & safety and environmental systems. We have over 46 years’ experience in the Forestry Services industry, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Engineer to join our Head Office in Rotorua. Supporting our branches throughout NZ, this role will provide key technical advice and forestry road expertise.

At PF Olsen we offer a supportive work environment and an attractive employee benefits package. If you have 5 or more years’ experience managing high-use unsealed road networks, and you are a team player with great communication skills, then you could be the candidate we are seeking.

Duties will include:

  • Harvest Planning and Engineering project management and reporting
  • Managing roadline harvesting operations to enable road and landing construction.
  • Ensuring road and landing construction activities are implemented in accordance with documented procedures
  • Best practice management of health, safety and the environment
  • Managing forest engineering contractors to a high level of performance
  • Client management and reporting
  • Engineering technical advice and support to regions
To be successful you will already have:
  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry (preferable)
  • Proven track-record, with 5 or more years’ experience in Forest or Road Engineering
  • Harvest planning and roading experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Good communication and written skills
In return, we offer the successful candidate:
  • Career progression
  • Training opportunities
  • Attractive employee benefits package
PF Olsen is a drug-free work place and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For a job description or to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before 31st August 2018 to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh
E-mail: Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applications close: Friday, 31-Aug-2018

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Forest Consulting

Forestry Consultant
Company/Location: Woodlands Pacific Consulting Limited, Rotorua New Zealand

Jobs Description:
Woodlands Pacific Consulting Limited, a privately owned New Zealand forestry consultancy firm, is seeking an experienced forestry professional to join it’s Rotorua office. We are a small team of highly experienced professionals. We place value on operational experience and the ability that experience gives us to provide appropriate advice and insights that are of real benefit to our clients.

This role will suit applicants with relevant tertiary qualifications and at least 5 years’ experience as a resource planner/technical forester/ consultant researcher or has operational experience.

You will need to be a self-starter with good time management skills and an ability to work to fixed deadlines. As a consultant, you will be involved with and gain exposure to a diverse range of forestry practices and interact with a range of forest owners from small New Zealand investors through to large international corporations. There is the opportunity for travel both within Australasia and Internationally. In the last 12 months, WPC has undertaken assignments in Australasia, South and Central America, and Asia.

The salary offered will reflect qualifications and experience. Applicants must already be eligible to work in NZ.

Apply, in confidence, by sending your application letter and CV to: “Forestry Consultant”, Woodlands Pacific Consulting Limited, PO 2246 Rotorua 3040, or email gmanners@wpcl.co.nz .

Also visit our website: www.wpcl.co.nz

Closing date: 7th September 2018.

For more info
Contact: Geoff Manners
E-mail: gmanners@wpcl.co.nz

Applications close: Friday, 7-Sep-2018

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Forest Consultant

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Rotorua

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has been a leading provider of forestry services for more than 46 years, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Our consulting team is an integral part of our company success and we are currently seeking an experienced Forestry Consultant to join our high performing team. Our team provides consultancy services including commercial and technical forestry-based solutions for New Zealand and international clients. This position is based in our modern Head Office premises in Rotorua, and adjacent to the popular walking and cycling tracks of the famous Redwood Forest.

To be successful you will already have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry
  • Registered member of the NZIF (preferable)
  • NZ forestry consultancy experience is preferred, however significant experience as a resource / technical forester will also be considered
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Excellent communication, accuracy and written skills
  • Client relationship skills
  • Ability to assist with Emissions Trading Scheme (EMS) applications
Duties will include:
  • Providing competent and timely forest consulting services to clients
  • Conducting due diligence for forest acquisitions or afforestation opportunities
  • Providing timely and accurate forestry valuations and feasibilities
  • Technical forestry solutions and advice
In return, we offer the successful candidate:
  • Career progression
  • Training opportunities
  • Attractive employee benefits package
PF Olsen is a drug-free work place and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For a job description or to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before 22nd August 2018 to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com
or
For more information regarding this role, please contact Andrew Clarke on 021 194 2247

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh
E-mail: Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applications close: Wednesday, 22-Aug-2018

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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Forestry Field Technician

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Northland

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen have over 46 years’ experience in the Forestry Services industry, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. We pride ourselves in remaining leaders in the field when it comes to our work processes, health & safety and environmental systems.
Regional growth means we are currently seeking a Field Technician to join our high performing Waipapa, Northland team.

At PF Olsen we offer a supportive work environment and an attractive employee benefits package. This role will ideally suit an individual that likes working in the outdoors, has a good work ethic and attention to detail.

Duties will include:

  • Data Collection – including; field operation QC plotting, measurement of research trials, inventory plotting and measurement
  • Field area mark up of forestry operations
  • Log value and optimisation auditing
  • Onsite monitoring of aerial spraying operations
  • Environmental and Health & Safety auditing
To be successful you will already have:
  • Proven team work skills
  • A National Certificate in Forestry Mensuration (or relevant Forestry experience)
  • Good communication, computer and written skills
  • Accurate numeric skills
PF Olsen is a drug-free work place and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.
To apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before 22nd August 2018 to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh
E-mail: Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applications close: Wednesday, 22-Aug-2018

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Forest Management

Distribution Supervisor x 3 Contract Roles

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management - Whangarei, Tokoroa and Rotorua

Jobs Description:
Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd (HFM NZ) was established in 2004 to manage forests on behalf of Hancock Natural Resource Group’s clients. We currently manage approximately 198,000 hectares of plantation forests on behalf of two clients. Forests are located in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Horizons Manawatu Regions.

HFM NZ is strongly committed to providing a safe working environment for all employees and contractors and to being good stewards of the environment.

Safety is a core value at HFM NZ. Nothing is more important than providing a safe working environment. In late 2017, HFM NZ conducted an extensive safety review of our log transport operations. This review focused on the safety of our distribution processes and looked at opportunities where we can continually improve our practices to maintain our position as a health and safety industry leader.

The Distribution Supervisors will assist with building and maintaining strong partnerships between HFM NZ and haulage contractors, drivers, and harvesting contractors and their employees. This will be delivered through inclusive, approachable and visible leadership and via the following key focus areas:

  •  Help improve safety management practices for our employees and contractors in the field in relation to our distribution processes
  •  Ensure HFM NZ is a health and safety industry leader and support our goal to be a zero harm workplace
The ideal applicant would have experience in log truck operations, an understanding of H&S legislation, knowledge of harvesting operations and an in-depth understanding of industry standards.

Most importantly, the successful applicant will be committed to the concept that all injuries are preventable and be someone who wants to make a difference. They will be an excellent communicator with the proven ability to build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders.

For a copy of the role outline visit our website www.hfm.nz or contact Chris Bailey, Distribution Manager on +64 0274 947 542. Please send applications including cover letter and CV to Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager, hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com" by Wednesday 22nd August 2018.

PDF description: Distribution Supervisor Job Description.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Wednesday, 22-Aug-2018

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Health and Safety Coordinator

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management - Rotorua

Jobs Description:
Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd (HFM NZ) was established in 2004 to manage forests on behalf of Hancock Natural Resource Group’s clients. We currently manage approximately 198,000 hectares of plantation forests on behalf of two clients.

HFM NZ is strongly committed to providing a safe working environment and to being good stewards of the environment. We have approximately 90 staff nation-wide and a contractor base of more than 1000 people. Above all else, the well-being of these individuals and ensuring they return home safe each day is of the utmost importance to us.

We have recently secured a new client and will begin managing their 33,000 hectares of forest estate from 1 October 2018. As a result of this growth we are recruiting for a passionate Health and Safety Coordinator.

With the support of senior team members, this role is tasked with the management of the health and safety component of all forest estate based operations to ensure that the company and its contractors are compliant with legislation and provides a positive safe and healthy work environment for all workers.

Key areas of accountability include

  • Assist in actively engaging HFM NZ staff and contractors in all health and safety functions.
  • Ensure safe operations at HFM NZ operational sites
  • Assist the HFM NZ Health and Safety and Human Resources teams to ensure that all HFM NZ staff and contractors are engaged in the health and safety programme of the company.
  • Ensure that all health and safety related information is reported in the appropriate format within the specified timeframes.
  • Assist with achieving financial targets without compromising the company health and safety goals.
We are seeking a proven track record in delivering outstanding health and safety performance in forestry or a similar high risk industry such as construction, mining, oil and gas. Our ideal candidate will be someone who has energy, passion and ideas. They will have excellent communication skills and a strong ability to carry a discussion and lead engagement. They will be a person of exceptional character who can stand up as a role model to others with pride and confidence that comes from their own mana. A sense of humour and a tenacity and personality that doesn't give up will be highly valued. Further we seek strong leadership and relationship management skills to work collaboratively with our staff and contractors. A tertiary qualification in Occupational Health and Safety or a related Diploma or Degree is required.

For a copy of the role outline please visit our website www.hfm.nz. Please send applications in the form of a cover letter and CV to our Human Resources Team at hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com" by Friday 17th August 2018.

PDF description: H&S Coordinator JD2.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com
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Forest Improvement Manager
Company/Location: Ernslaw One Ltd

Jobs Description:
Ernslaw One is a forest owner and manager with forests throughout New Zealand. Applications are invited for the position of Forest Improvement Manager, based in Gisborne.

Working within the Land and Resource Team, the purpose of this position is to provide step change in our forest management, through species selection, genetics, silvicultural regimes and use of technology.

Reporting to the Land & Resource Manager, responsibilities include:

  • Determining what sort of tree will produce the products we want, and thus how do we grow them;
  • Finding a third species for our estate to complement Radiata Pine and Douglas-fir;
  • Providing forest operations technical support;
  • Managing our genetics and silviculture research;
  • Representing Ernslaw on industry groups.
Serious consideration will be given to applicants with:
  • A relevant tertiary qualification and at least five years relevant experience in this field;
  • Knowledge of forest genetics and silvicultural practices and;
  • Competent with Forecaster, YTGen and Geomaster.
Ernslaw One Ltd. is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. The successful applicant would require a pre-employment medical, drug and alcohol assessment.

If you seek a rewarding role with an innovative company, and can see yourself enjoying the quality of life Gisborne offers, then please obtain a position description and application form from forest.careers@ernslaw.co.nz

A covering letter, application form, and CV should be submitted by 4 pm Friday 31st August 2018 to the above email address, or sent to the Land & Resource Manager, Ernslaw One Ltd, PO Box 2042, Gisborne 4040.

For more info
Contact: Land & Resource Manager
E-mail: forest.careers@ernslaw.co.nz
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Harvest Planning & Engineering Forester

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management - Rotorua

Jobs Description:
Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd (HFM NZ) was established in 2004 to manage forests on behalf of Hancock Natural Resource Group’s clients. We currently manage approximately 198,000 hectares of plantation forests on behalf of two clients. Forests are located in Northland, Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty and Horizons Manawatu Regions. HFM NZ is strongly committed to providing a safe working environment and to being good stewards of the environment. We employ approximately 90 staff based in four locations – Tauranga, Tokoroa, Rotorua and Whangarei. Our employees are our most valuable asset and are the key to our reputation and success.

We have recently secured a new client and will begin managing their 33,000 hectares of forest estate from 1 October 2018. This exciting new opportunity for our business will require growth of our Harvest Planning and Engineering Team.

We’re searching for a Harvest Planning & Engineering Forester to be based in our Rotorua office. Reporting to the Harvest Planning and Engineering Manager the role will be responsible for:

  • Providing appropriate assistance in the areas of harvest planning, engineering and road line salvage in the estate.
  • Ensuring all standards encompass relevant regulation, legislation, and best practice health and safety and environmental standards to maximise value to the forest owner.
While a forestry related tertiary qualification is preferred, we also invite applications from those with comprehensive road construction and maintenance experience who are self-motivated and have solid computer skills including an understanding of GIS applications. Strong relationship building skills and contractor management experience are required.

For a copy of the role outline please visit our website www.hfm.nz Please send applications in the form of a cover letter and CV to our Human Resources Team at hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com by Wednesday 22 August 2018.

PDF description: Harvest Planning and Engineering Forester JD.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Wednesday, 22-Aug-2018

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Environment and Sustainability Advisor

Company/Location: Tasman Pine Forests

Jobs Description:
Tasman Pine Forests are seeking a talented individual that has the ability to proactively manage the company’s environment and sustainability risks and implement initiatives to reduce the company’s impact on the environment.

A progressive forestry management company, Tasman Pine Forests has been set up by Sumitomo Forestry to manage their 36,000 hectares forest holding throughout the Nelson region.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced and proactive Environment and Sustainability Advisor to join the team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Managing and maintaining the environmental system
  • Keeping up to date with environmental issues within the industry and preparing relevant submissions
  • Lodging environmental resource consent applications
  • Designing management plans for the portfolio of High Conservation Value areas
  • Ensuring the operations are in compliance with the requirements of the FSC® certification
  • Liaising and building relationships with key stakeholders
  • Representing the company on environmental committees/user groups
To be successful, you will have an appropriate level of work experience in environmental and sustainability management, including an understanding of environmental management systems with the legislation, regulations and codes of practice. You will also have experience interacting with a wide range of stakeholders, an understanding of the forestry industry and a relevant qualification.

This is a great opportunity to join a great team in an amazing location.

Applications close 27th August 2018.

For enquiries please contact Melisa Kappely

PDF description: EnvironmentandSustainabilityAdvisorJD.pdf

For more info
Contact: Melisa Kappely
E-mail: melisa.kappely@intepeople.co.nz
mobile: +64 027 734 0392

Applications close: Tuesday, 4-Sep-2018

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Forestry Harvesting

Harvest Planner

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Northland

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd prides itself in remaining leaders in the field when it comes to our work processes, health & safety and environmental systems. We have over 46 years’ experience in the Forestry Services industry, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. Regional growth means we are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Harvest Planner to join our high performing Waipapa, Northland team. Located close to Kerikeri in the idyllic ‘winterless’ Bay of Islands, the region is a fantastic base to visit golden sandy beaches and historic towns and landmarks; or to get involved in the numerous sports on offer including big game fishing, kayaking, sailing or mountain biking.

At PF Olsen we offer a supportive work environment and an attractive employee benefits package. If you have 2 or more years’ previous experience in Harvest Planning, and you are a team player with great communication skills, then you could be the candidate we are seeking.

Your duties will include:

  • Planning, management and supervision of engineering operations to a high level of performance in H&S and Environmental
  • Developing effective harvest plans for ground based and cable operations
  • Analysing harvesting options and undertaking assessments of environmental effects to support consent applications
  • Client liaison and written reporting
PF Olsen prides itself on being a drug-free work place, and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For a job description or to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before 22nd August 2018 to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh
E-mail: Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applications close: Wednesday, 22-Aug-2018

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Harvest Supervisor - Waipapa

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd - Waipapa

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd is a progressive forestry servicing company with more than 40 years’ successful forestry experience, and offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. Our key purpose is to maximise returns for forest owners through all aspects of forest management, from planting through to harvesting and marketing, while managing commercial and statutory risks.

Regional growth in Waipapa, Northland means we are currently seeking a Harvest Supervisor to join our high performing team. The region is a fantastic base to visit golden sandy beaches; or to get involved in the many pastimes on offer including fishing, kayaking, sailing or mountain biking.

This role will supervise harvest operations while also monitoring compliance with health and safety and environmental requirements as a major priority of the role.

To be successful you will have:

  • Experience in forest harvesting and log value recovery.
  • Excellent interpersonal and computer skills.
  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry, while not essential, would be an advantage.
PF Olsen is a drug-free work place and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For a job description or to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before 22nd August 2018 to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh
E-mail: Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applications close: Wednesday, 22-Aug-2018

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Harvesting Supervisor

Company/Location: Tasman Pine Forests

Jobs Description:
Tasman Pine Forests seek a talented individual that demonstrates proven experience in harvesting.

A progressive forestry management company, Tasman Pine Forests has been set up by Sumitomo Forestry to manage their forest holding throughout the Nelson region. An exciting opportunity exists for a talented Harvesting Supervisor to join the team.

In this key role you will have responsibility for the execution of harvesting activities, value recovery and liaising with key community stakeholders. You will be responsible for managing harvest contractors ensuring high workplace health, safety and environmental standards. You will work autonomously and collaboratively in a small but dedicated team.

The successful candidate will have sound practical experience in harvesting, an appropriate qualification, excellent relationship management skills and a strong and pragmatic knowledge of health, safety and environmental standards.

This is a great opportunity to join a great team in an amazing location.

Apply now!

For enquiries please contact Melisa Kappely

PDF description: JDHarvestingSupervisor.pdf

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Contact: Melisa Kappely
E-mail: melisa.kappely@intepeople.co.nz
Phone: +64 03 5468649
mobile: +64 027 7340392
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Health and Safety

Health and Safety Specialist

Company/Location: NZ Forest Managers Ltd

Jobs Description:
NZ Forest Managers Ltd is a business that provides contract management services to a range of forest owners. The Company is committed to the safety of its employees, contractors, wider stakeholders and the public. Company operations are based in the Central North Island.

The Company has a vacancy in its Turangi office for a Health and Safety Specialist. This key role includes accountability for managing the health and safety functions and systems across the company’s operations.

The successful applicant will have excellent communication and engagement skills, the ability to influence people across the company’s operations, and the confidence and integrity to initiate and drive change.

Applicants should have a tertiary qualification in health and safety management, and previous experience in the forestry, utility, engineering or heavy industrial sectors.

Preference will be given to applicants with relevant experience and a track record of achievement in similar roles.

Applicants are invited to submit a resume to the address below by 31 August 2018.

For enquiries and/or further information please contact:
Gwen Brooking
NZ Forest Managers Ltd
P O Box 304
TURANGI

For more info
Contact: Gwen Brooking
E-mail: gwen@nzfm.co.nz
Phone: +64 (07) 386 8757
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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Factory Manager - Rotorua

Jobs Description:
Due to an expansion within our business we have a new position available for a Manager to run our Band-Saw Manufacturing and Servicing operation in Rotorua. Our plant is a modern world class facility utilising the latest technology available.

You will have extensive experience leading a team in a manufacturing or servicing environment. The proven ability to plan, manage and deliver high quality products in a timely manor to our customers is essential for this role.

We are committed to continual development and innovation in order to keep at the leading edge of our industry. As this is a senior position within our organisation an attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate.

Please send your CV in confidence to adrian@thode.co.nz if you think this exciting role is for you.

For more info
Contact: Adrian
E-mail: adrian@thode.co.nz
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