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Fitter Welder
Company/Location: Donelley Sawmillers Ltd, Reporoa

Jobs Description:
Experienced Trade Qualified Mechanical Fitter/Welder required to join our team @ Donelley Sawmills.
Need to have knowledge in:Pneumatics, Fluid Power,Diagnosing Mechanical Issues, Light/Heavy Fabrication, Machining(not a must),Understanding of (CAD)etc drawings.

Person chosen for role must be a team player, willing to lead by example, motivated, proactive & hands on.

Position reports to on site Maintenance Manager. Remuneration package would be negotiated at job interview

Must be drug fee

For more info
Contact: Alex Mogridge
E-mail: anne@donsaw.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)7 3338 439
mobile: +64 (0)21 193 3110

Applications close: Friday, 29-Jun-2018

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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Forest Supervisor

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Napier

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd is a leading provider of forestry services and is committed to achieving quality outcomes for our clients. With offices throughout New Zealand and Australia, we are customer focused with our key purpose to maximize value for forest owners through all aspects of forest management, from planting through to harvesting and marketing, while managing commercial and statutory risks. It is important to us that we remain leaders in the field when it comes to our work processes, health & safety and environmental systems.

Napier is a highly sought-after location, with the region renowned for its vineyards, art deco architecture and tree-lined Marine Parade. We are currently seeking a motivated Forest Supervisor to join our small but vibrant Napier office.

Duties will include:

  • Supervising the establishment, tending and maintenance operations in clients’ forests
  • Supervising contractor silviculture crews to meet customer demands
  • Monitoring compliance with health, safety and environmental requirements
To be successful you will already have:
  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry or equivalent Forestry 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 22nd June 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
Phone: +64 7 921 7233

Applications close: Friday, 22-Jun-2018

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Forest Supervisor

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Gisborne

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has over 46 years’ in the Forest Service industry, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. We are customer focused and our key purpose is to maximize value for forest owners through all aspects of forest management, from planting through to harvesting and marketing, while managing commercial and statutory risks. It is important to us that we remain leaders in the field when it comes to our work processes, health & safety and environmental systems. We are currently seeking to add an experienced and motivated Forest Supervisor to join our lively Gisborne team.

Duties will include:

  • Supervising the establishment, tending and maintenance operations in clients’ forests
  • Supervising contractor silviculture crews to meet customer demands
  • Monitoring compliance with health, safety and environmental requirements
To be successful you will already have:
  • Proven team work skills
  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry or equivalent Forestry experience
  • 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 22nd June 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
Phone: +64 7 921 7233

Applications close: Friday, 22-Jun-2018

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Field Technician

Company/Location: PF Olsen - 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 a Field Technician 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. This role will ideally suit a Forest Supervisor or a recent graduate with a tertiary Forestry qualification.

Duties will include:

  • Monitoring aerial desiccation and releasing operations
  • Quality control and physical area mark up of mechanical land preparation operations
  • Environmental and Health & Safety auditing
To be successful you will already have:
  • Proven team work skills
  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry or equivalent
  • 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.

For a job description or to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before 26th June 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: Tuesday, 26-Jun-2018

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Forest Investment

Analyst, Investment Analytics- Sydney

Company/Location: New Forests

Jobs Description:
New Forests is a global specialist forestry, rural land and environmental investment management company headquartered in Sydney, Australia, with offices in San Francisco and Singapore.

We are looking for an Analyst, to work as part of our Australian based Investment Analytics team. The Investment Analytics team provides financial and forestry modelling capacity across New Forests’ business, including asset acquisitions, assets under management and portfolio management.

Reporting to the Associate Director, Investment Analytics, the primary focus of this role will be the provision of analytical support across the range of work carried out by the team. To be successful in this role, you will be a self-motivated individual who thrives on working in a team environment towards a common goal. You will have a strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently. There will be some domestic and international travel required as part of this role.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Strategic model updating: Periodic review and updating of strategic models, including analysis andreporting to support strategic decision making;
  • Data management: Collaboration with other Investment Analytics staff to ensure consistency ofdatasets and analytical approach at strategic and operational levels;
  • Contribution to annual valuation process: Oversight of data flows between property managers andindependent valuers; Review of key valuation assumptions, methodology and outcomes;
  • Investments support: Contribution to modelling for new acquisition targets, dispositions, andinvestment products; and,
  • Portfolio management support: Aggregation of datasets to support the portfolio managementfunctions within New Forests
Experience & skills required:
  • Bachelor degree in forestry (preferred) or equivalent. Masters well regarded;
  • Professional experience in forestry or natural resource management;
  • Strong analytical ability, with high degree of proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel, and attention todetail;
  • Experience with forestry optimization tools (e.g. Tigermoth, Woodstock) and applications such asArcGIS;
  • Familiarity with financial concepts including discounting/compounding cash flows, internal rates ofreturn, return on investment, and risk analyses;
  • Programming skills (e.g. Visual basic, SQL, Python) desirable;
  • Excellent organisational skills related to time management and project management
  • Must be a team player, with ability to work with colleagues across time zones and geographies, andwork well under pressure and deadlines;
  • Availability and willingness to travel.
What can we offer?
Our environment is busy and supportive, and the team is professional but relaxed. If you join us you would be joining a growing, fast paced business which is an environmental & sustainable leader in forestry investment. You will also be working with professionals who are passionate about their work!

To Apply
Please apply by sending a cover letter and resume explaining your interest in and qualifications for the position, in PDF format to careers@newforests.com.au

For more info
Contact: Careers
E-mail: careers@newforests.com.au
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Forest Management

Harvesting Manager

Company/Location: Timberlands Limited

Jobs Description:
Timberlands is looking for an experienced Harvesting Manager, based at our offices in Rotorua, New Zealand to plan and manage clearfell harvesting operations, maximise stumpage, and maintain involvement throughout the supply chain to meet the company’s specified objectives.

Key tasks within this role include:

  • Preparation and execution of operational harvest plans taking into account grade mix potential, terrain and harvest systems
  • Applying an understanding of environmental requirements, cost alternatives, woodflow impacts and value recovery to the harvest plan
  • Management of contractors to ensure all contract obligations are met, including monitoring and ensuring compliance with company Health, Safety & Environmental policies
  • Monitoring and reporting costs, performance and returns
  • Managing closure of harvesting operations and hand over of harvest areas for replant
Preference will be given to applicants with the following:
  • A Tertiary qualification in forestry or significant practical experience in production forestry
  • Strong Harvest Planning skills.
  • Analytical ability including excellent computer and data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Experience managing contractors
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team
If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in:
You can request a Job Description by emailing enquiries@tll.co.nz

To submit an application by the closing date, please forward a covering letter and a copy of your CV by email to enquiries@tll.co.nz or post to:
Monique Denny
Timberlands Ltd
PO Box 1284
ROTORUA 3040
Phone:+64 (0)7 343 1070

PDF description: Harvesting Manager Logs - Job Description Dec 20171.pdf

For more info
Contact: Monique Denny
E-mail: enquiries@tll.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)7 343 1281

Applications close: Friday, 22-Jun-2018

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Harvest Operations Team Leader

Company/Location: Timberlands Ltd, Rotorua

Jobs Description:
Timberlands is looking to fill a newly created team leader role within our Harvest Operations team based at our offices in Rotorua, New Zealand. We are particularly looking for an experienced Harvest Manager with demonstrated Team Leadership skills who can lead the ongoing development of our team to ensure high performance standards are met. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to take on a leadership role and further develop their management skills.

Key tasks within this role include:

  • Leadership and management of our team of Harvest Managers to harvest 4.5M tonnes annually
  • Harvest Operations key point of contact for communications between internal teams
  • Reviewing operational harvest plans ensuring compliance with company best practice
  • Ensuring contractors are meeting their contract obligations, including compliance with company Health, Safety & Environmental policies
  • Monitoring and reporting costs, performance and returns
  • Managing closure of harvesting operations and hand over of harvest areas for replant
Preference will be given to applicants with the following:
  • A Tertiary qualification in forestry or significant practical experience in production forestry
  • Sound knowledge of Harvest Planning.
  • Analytical ability including excellent computer and data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Experience managing staff and contractors
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team
This is a full time, permanent position. Only people with the legal right to work in NZ will be considered.

PDF description: Harvest Operations Team Leader.pdf

For more info
Contact: Monique Denny
E-mail: enquiries@tll.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)7 3431070

Applications close: Friday, 22-Jun-2018

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Environmental Forester

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd, Tokoroa

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. 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 are proud to be certified to FSC® (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) standards. We believe that being good stewards of the environment and working constructively with our stakeholders and the communities in which we operate is crucial to our long term success. We aspire to protect the future productivity of the land to ensure that over time the soil, water, biodiversity and community values of the forests we manage are maintained or improved.

Due to an internal staff transfer we are searching for a passionate and committed Environmental Forester to join our close knit team. Based in Tokoroa and reporting to our Environmental Manager, the role is responsible for supporting our operations teams to ensure best practise standards are achieved in all facets of our business including harvesting, engineering, silviculture and distribution. Key accountabilities include:

  • Management of environmental systems to ensure compliance with legislation
  • Training and mentoring operations staff and contractors
  • Achievement and maintenance of environmental certifications
  • Management of external stakeholder relationships
  • Management of stewardship projects
Our ideal candidate will hold a tertiary qualification in forestry, resource management, environmental planning or similar and have practical experience in plantation forestry or resource management related roles. They will need to be a clear communicator with strong relationship management skills who enjoys working cooperatively. The role provides an attractive mix of field and office based work. It requires someone who can plan work efficiently, follows up on details and responds calmly and systematically in times of urgency. Experience in the forestry industry would be advantageous.

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 Monday 25 June 2018.

PDF description: Environmental Forester JD Final.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Monday, 25-Jun-2018

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Forester

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd, 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. To manage this estate, we are now recruiting for a qualified Forester to join our Rotorua based team.

The role will co–ordinate and manage the delivery of forestry / silvicultural operations in this new estate.

The role will be responsible for:

  • Providing guidance and technical expertise to ensure production meets agreed plans using the most cost effective option
  • Operational planning, rate setting, allocation of work to contractors and management of contractors
  • Managing crew productivity, quality, safety and environmental standards
  • Ensuring best practice forestry operations
  • Involvement in forest protection
Our ideal candidate will hold a forestry related tertiary qualification or could possibly be a 2018 graduate. Alternatively, we also welcome applicants with strong hands on knowledge of forestry operations who are self-motivated and have solid computer skills. Strong relationship building skills and contractor management experience are also desirable.

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 Monday 25 June 2018.

PDF description: Forester OTPP JD Final.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Monday, 25-Jun-2018

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Harvesting Foresters x 2

Company/Location: Hacock Forest Management NZ Ltd, 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 and people. 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 new business equates to an additional current harvest volume of approximately 1.2 million tonnes per annum and requires added resourcing in our Harvesting Team based out of Rotorua.

As such we are now recruiting for two Harvesting Foresters who will assist in overseeing the health and safety, value recovery, log quality, environmental and production performance of harvesting crews, as well as contributing to the overall business performance by way of budget setting and monitoring.

The successful applicants will ideally hold a tertiary qualification in forestry or a related field and/or have experience in harvesting or forestry operations. We need great team players who have strong relationship and people management skills and a commitment to health and safety and the environment. Sound computing skills are also desirable with experience in Microsoft products, GIS and online systems highly valued.

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 Monday 25 June 2018.

PDF description: Harvesting Forester OTPP JD Final.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Monday, 25-Jun-2018

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Harvest Planning & Engineering Foresters x 2

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd, 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 two Harvest Planning & Engineering Foresters to be based in our Rotorua office. Reporting to the Harvest Planning and Engineering Manager the roles 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 Monday 25 June 2018.

PDF description: Harvest Planning Engineering Forester JD Final.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Monday, 25-Jun-2018

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Harvest Planning and Engineering Manager

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd, 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. As such we are searching for an experienced manager to oversee our Harvest Planning and Engineering Team that will be dedicated to this estate.

The primary function of the role is to manage all aspects of harvest planning and associated engineering of the estate; ensuring that areas are planned for and harvest ready. This includes construction and maintenance of infrastructure, allowing continuous access for harvesting and distribution operations.

Key focus areas include

  • Ensuring all activities are undertaken within company policies, procedures and guidelines as well as all relevant district, regional and national laws and regulations.
  • Ensuring all activities are appropriately budgeted for; costs, quality and quantities are controlled and measured.
  • Management and mentoring of a small team of Harvest Planning and Engineering Foresters.
A tertiary qualification in Forestry or a related field such as Engineering is preferred along with extensive practical experience in harvest planning, road construction and maintenance. We require a strong focus and commitment to health, safety and environmental standards. Applicants should have solid interpersonal and communication skills along with positive people and contractor management experience. Computer literacy including GIS applications will be highly valued.

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 Monday 25 June 2018.

PDF description: HP and Engineering Manager JD Final.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Monday, 25-Jun-2018

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GIS Analyst

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd, 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 the appointment of a skilled GIS Analyst to be based at our Rotorua office.

Our in-house GIS system provides multiple internal customers with critical information regarding our forest estates on a daily basis. This role will be a part of a small dedicated team who ensure the spatial data integrity of the properties we manage. Together, the team are the gatekeepers of this database and provide robust and efficient information out to the wider business. This includes:

  • Spatial data maintenance and digital record keeping
  • Providing specialist mapping service to operational and planning staff
  • Maintaining property information
  • Assisting GIS users in making best use of the Forest Information System
  • Development and project initiatives as required
Applicants should have experience with the ESRI suite including desktop, server and mobile products and an understanding and some competence of SQL databases and structure. They will also be fully conversant with the interpretation and utilisation of aerial photographic data and other remote sensing imagery. An understanding of forest management practices and mapping, and information needs of forest managers is desirable however, an aptitude for data and systems, a willingness to learn new skills, will also be considered.

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 Monday 25 June 2018.

PDF description: GIS Analyst OTPP JD Final.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Monday, 25-Jun-2018

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Senior Forester

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd, 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. To undertake this new work, we are recruiting for an experienced Senior Forester to lead our small Forestry team that will manage this new estate.

The role will oversee and manage the delivery of forestry/silvicultural operations including establishment, tending, forest protection, security and health. It will support and assist in championing the company’s environmental and health and safety policies and procedures within the team and across the operations. The incumbent will provide technical guidance to staff and contractors to ensure production costs effectively meet agreed plans. Contractor management including allocation of work and rate setting will be key focus areas.

In order to deliver best practice forestry operations, we are looking for a highly experienced Forester who can competently ensure client returns are met or exceeded. Ensuring operations run safely, profitably and exhibit outstanding corporate and environmental stewardship is essential. Applicants should have solid interpersonal and communication skills along with positive people and contractor management experience. Computer literacy including GIS applications will be highly valued.

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 Monday 25 June 2018.

PDF description: Senior Forester OTPP JD.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Monday, 25-Jun-2018

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Operations Manager

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd

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 been appointed as the property manager for a new client. This new client will see an increase to our portfolio of 33,000 hectares of forest estate from 1 October 2018 including harvest volumes currently sitting at approximately 1.2 million tonnes per annum. This business growth requires an experienced senior manager to oversee all operational facets of this estate from establishment and forest protection to harvest planning, engineering and harvesting.

Key focus areas include

  • Leadership of health, safety and environmental performance
  • Oversight in all aspects of forest management
  • Staff management and mentoring
  • Management of the estate’s financial budgets
  • Management of supply chain performance and customer service obligations
  • Stakeholder relations
We are looking for a strong leader who builds trust and has exceptional relationship management skills to work collaboratively with our staff, contractors and Board. You will need a proven track record in delivering outstanding health and safety performance and will role model this consistently. A relevant tertiary qualification preferably in Forestry, Resource Management, Engineering, Science or Environmental Planning is required. As is at least 10 years’ management experience with exposure to the forestry industry, contractor management and stakeholder engagement.

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 Monday 25 June 2018.

PDF description: Operations_Manager_JD_Final.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Monday, 25-Jun-2018

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Roading Manager

Company/Location: Timberlands Limited

Jobs Description:
Timberlands is looking for a Roading Manager to join our roading team, based at our offices in Rotorua, New Zealand, to plan and manage roading activities to maximise stumpage, and ensure safe, environmentally compliant infrastructure is established and maintained.

Key tasks within this role include:

  • Plan and manage roading operations in preparation for harvesting, maintenance during harvesting and post harvest operation tasks
  • Manage basic quarry load out operations
  • Manage contractors to ensure all contract obligations are met, including monitoring and ensuring legal compliance with Health, Safety & Environmental standards
  • Report costs and performance of contractors
  • Minimise the plantable area impacted by infrastructure
Preference will be given to applicants with the following:
  • A Tertiary qualification in forest engineering and/or practical experience in sealed and unsealed road maintenance
  • Harvest Planning skills
  • An understanding of basic quarry operations and hazards
  • Analytical ability including excellent computer and data analysis skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)
  • Experience managing contractors
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively within a team
If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in:
You can request a Job Description by emailing enquiries@tll.co.nz

To submit an application by the closing date, please forward a covering letter and a copy of your CV by email to enquiries@tll.co.nz or post to:
Monique Denny
Timberlands Ltd
PO Box 1284
ROTORUA 3040
Phone:+64 (0)7 343 1070

The closing date for applications is Friday 22 June 2018

PDF description: Roading Manager 31 5 18.pdf

For more info
Contact: Monique Denny
E-mail: enquiries@tll.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)7 343 1281

Applications close: Friday, 22-Jun-2018

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Forestry Operations Manager
Company/Location: Albany - WA

Jobs Description:
The Opportunity
We are looking for a Forestry Operations Manager to oversee the safe, efficient and profitable running of our C3 operations in Western Australia. The role is based in Albany, will report to the General Manager C3 Australia and has a number of reports, responsible for Harvesting/In field chipping, Maintenance and Haulage respectively. The Forestry Operations Manager will be required to support and drive the business performance in all aspects, ensuring the three areas of the business are working cohesively and ensure compliance with the Company's policies and procedures, as well as all legislative and statutory requirements. You will be required to prepare budgets, report of financial data, monitor and manage day to day operating costs and provide financial and KPI reports as required to the wider business. This role is instrumental in maintaining our current customers and contracts but also identifying opportunities for growth and value add for C3 in Western Australia and to increase the wider C3 Australia footprint.

About You
To be successful in this role you will have considerable senior management experience with demonstrable skills in the forestry industry. You will have the ability to establish and build relationships with key clients, ensuring adequate servicing of their needs and expectations whilst improving organisational capability through developing and retaining a high performing and engaged workforce. You will have financial acumen and the ability to interpret and communicate, in a timely manner, any weaknesses or opportunities for the business. A sense of urgency is paramount given the nature of harvesting operations along with analytical and problem-solving skills used to make informed decisions.

The Benefits
Working for us will put you in a strategic position with your career, with opportunities for growth and development both in Australia and abroad. In addition to this we offer an extremely competitive financial package including the potential for relocation assistance along with and array of non-financial benefits such as affiliations with health insurance providers, travel providers, EAP services etc.
We're looking for people who share our values of Safety, People & Teamwork, Customer and Performance, and live these values through open and honest communications, personal accountability and respect.

Our culture embraces diversity across our workforce and we encourage those with suitable experience to apply.

Closing Date
Applications close on 21st June 2018.

For more info
Contact: Monika Marevic
E-mail: m.marevic@linxcc.com.au
mobile: +61 (0)488 388 671

Applications close: Thursday, 21-Jun-2018

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Forest Information Officer
Company/Location: Forest Corporation of NSW - Bathurst

Jobs Description:
Forestry Corporation of NSW is the largest manager of commercial native and plantation forests in NSW, with over two million hectares of state forests. Our Softwood Plantation produces enough timber to construct a quarter of the houses built in Australia each year!

We are currently seeking a “detail-oriented” Forest Information Officer to join our team. This position will be based in our Bathurst office and responsible for Forest Information in part of our Northern Region.

About the role:
Reporting to the Planning Manager, you will be responsible for the collection, collation and storage of forest data to ensure its integrity, correctness, consistency and currency. You will also be required to undertake analysis tasks and provide reports to the regional team for use in resource planning and management decision making. The position is also responsible for the supervision of a small field crew ensuring that they are efficiently tasked and work in a safe and productive manner. You will be required to undertake active frontline firefighting duties & be available for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise a small team of Fieldworkers, ensuring efficiency and accuracy of their data collection
  • Administer contracts for service providers that perform data collection and assessment tasks
  • Plan and oversee the annual data collection program including the development of work plans, coordination of field staff and service providers, audit of data quality, monitoring of productivity and ensuring tasks are undertaken in a safe manner
  • Provide training and coaching of staff and contractors in field measurement practices and ensure that procedural documents are adhered to and current
  • Maintain Forest Information data in a secure and organised fashion ensuring that key stand records are updated
  • Provide accurate Forest Information reporting to the regional planning team and operational functions for use in resource planning and management decision-making
Applications Close 22 06 2018
For further information, please visit http://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/
or call Justin Crowe on +61 (0)2 6656 8809

For more info
Contact: Justin Crowe
E-mail: jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au

Applications close: Friday, 22-Jun-2018

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Harvest Operations Coordinator, Hawkes Bay Based

Company/Location: Rayonier Matariki Forests

Jobs Description:
Rayonier Matariki Forests is one of the largest forestry companies in New Zealand with more than 120,000 hectares of plantations across the country. With 90 employees and approx. 700 of the best contractors in NZ, we deliver quality logs into both the domestic and export markets.

We make safety everyone’s top priority at Rayonier and because it is important to us, we do everything we can to look after the land and the people working on it. We provide a great working environment - challenging our people with continuous learning and interesting projects.

With art deco architecture, award winning food & wines and access to the great outdoors all at your doorstep, the Hawkes Bay is a great place to live with a fantastic climate that suits outdoor lifestyles.
We are currently seeking a new team member to join our dynamic team, based in Napier. This is an operational role that requires strong relationship management skills and the ability to drive improvements throughout our supply chain through new technology.
Reporting to the Production Manager, this role has key responsibilities in:

  • managing harvesting crews in a mechanised environment
  • coordinating woodflow logistics
  • participating in innovation projects and deploying technology in the forest
  • meeting customer expectations with quality and value recovery
  • assisting with road engineering and harvest planning
  • leading and supporting health and safety within the business
  • focusing on sustainability and looking after the land
Your sound practical knowledge of forestry operations, good commercial acumen and great communication skills, will be key to your success in this role. You will need to be proactive and have the courage to challenge the status quo.

A qualification in forestry, and suitable relevant experience within the industry is preferred, but not essential.

Applications can be forwarded to Jo Harbin, nzrecruitment@rayonier.com with a CV and brief letter outlining experience and qualifications. Applications close 24th June 2018.

For more info
Contact: Jo Harbin
E-mail: nzrecruitment@rayonier.com
Phone: +64 (0)9 357 9122

Applications close: Sunday, 24-Jun-2018

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GIS Analyst - Fixed Term Contract

Company/Location: Rayonier Matariki Forests

Jobs Description:
Rayonier Matariki Forests is the third largest forestry company in New Zealand with about 120,000 hectares of plantations across New Zealand. With 90 employees and nearly 700 of the best contractors in NZ, we are dedicated to developing and retaining a strong and committed workforce.

We provide a great working environment for our people - challenging them with continuous learning, innovative projects and interesting work. It is important to us that we do the right thing across all aspects of our business including safety, looking after the land and the people working on it, and the communities that we are part of.

We are currently seeking a GIS Analyst to join our Forest Investment Team on a 12 month fixed term contract. You will have a desire to learn about forestry and apply skills to improve business. Your can-do attitude, attention to detail, high work standards and excellent communication skills are essential for success in this role.

Your primary responsibilities will be to provide technical and analytical assistance to regional staff. There will also be the opportunity to be involved in national projects.

The successful candidate will need:

  • Sound knowledge and proven experience with ESRI ArcGIS software and a wide range of spatial information management tools such as remote sensing analysis, web mapping, mobile technologies and Arc Server.
  • Extensive experience in Geospatial Data management, analysis and presentation.
  • Experience with remotely sensed data including LiDAR, satellite imagery, UAV and conventional platforms.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • The ability to travel frequently within New Zealand.
A tertiary qualification in spatial sciences, forestry, geography, or similar is preferred but not essential.

Applications can be forwarded to nzrecruitment@rayonier.com with a CV and brief letter outlining experience and qualifications. Applications close 6th July 2018.

For more info
Contact: Jo Harbin
E-mail: nzrecruitment@rayonier.com
Phone: +64 (0)9 357 9122

Applications close: Friday, 6-Jul-2018

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Forestry Harvesting

Harvest Manager

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Napier

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has been a leading provider of forestry services for more than 46 years, and we are committed to achieving quality outcomes for our clients. With offices throughout New Zealand and Australia, we are customer focused with our key purpose to maximize value for forest owners through all aspects of forest management, from planting through to harvesting and marketing, while managing commercial and statutory risks. It is important to us that we remain leaders in the field when it comes to our work processes, health & safety and environmental systems.

Napier is a highly sought-after location, with the region renowned for its vineyards, art deco architecture and tree-lined Marine Parade. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Harvest Manager to join our small but vibrant Napier office.

Duties will include:

  • Best practice management of health, safety and the environment
  • Managing harvesting crews to a high level of performance
  • Road engineering and harvest planning
  • Client management and reporting
To be successful you will already have:
  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry (preferable)
  • Proven track-record, with 5 or more years’ experience in Harvest Management
  • 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 22nd June 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
Phone: +64 7 921 7233

Applications close: Friday, 22-Jun-2018

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Harvest Manager

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Gisborne

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has over 46 years’ experience in the Forestry Services industry, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. We are customer focused and our key purpose is to maximize value for forest owners through all aspects of forest management, from planting through to harvesting and marketing, while managing commercial and statutory risks. It is important to us that we remain leaders in the field when it comes to our work processes, health & safety and environmental systems. We are currently seeking to add an experienced and motivated Harvest Manager to join our vibrant Gisborne team.

Duties will include:

  • Planning, management and supervision of harvesting and engineering operations to a high level of performance in H&S and Environmental
  • Client liaison and written reporting
  • Project work from time to time
To be successful you will already have:
  • 5 or more years’ experience in Harvest Management
  • The ability to cope with the fluid woodlot harvesting environment
  • Proven leadership and team work skills
  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry (preferable)
  • 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 22nd June 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
Phone: +64 7 921 7233

Applications close: Friday, 22-Jun-2018

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Harvest Manager/Planner

Company/Location: PF Olsen - Waipapa

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 Manager/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 / Harvest Management, 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 harvesting 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 26th June 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: Tuesday, 26-Jun-2018

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Compliance Forester

Company/Location: Australian Bluegum Plantations, Hamilton Victoria

Jobs Description:
Australian Bluegum Plantations (ABP) is a leading Australian vertically integrated forestry company, managing all aspects of the supply chain from procuring land, establishing and growing plantations, harvesting the trees and exporting wood fibre from the ports of Portland, Victoria and Albany, WA to our customers in Japan and China.

ABP are currently seeking an experienced and highly motivated, full time Compliance Forester to join our Hamilton based team. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be required to coordinate and manage ABPs koala program. This role will require a committed individual with high professional standards.

Key areas of focus will include;

  • Overall responsibility for ABP’s koala compliance program
  • Manage ABP spotting program, this will include responsibility for contractor spotting services and performance
  • Monitor and report incidents and trends related to wildlife to ensure continual improvement of ABP’s processes
  • Conduct monthly meetings with ABP operations staff and relevant contractor’s to review programs and performance to deliver continual improvement
  • Lead and manage annual review of ABP’s fauna program including ABP’s koala management plan
  • Support the Harvesting team on trialling and reporting outcomes of operational initiatives
  • Promote innovation and eliminate any inefficient practices by simplify processes and reporting
Key experiences and capabilities include;
  • A strong track record in supervision and management, particularly around supervising contactors
  • Strong safety and environmental credentials
  • Excellent communication and teamwork attributes
The ideal candidate will possess previous experience in a similar role and must work well in a team setting.

On Offer;

A full time 3 year contract with Relocation support is on offer to the successful candidate

A Position Description (PD) and further information can be obtained by emailing Barbara.Vanthoff@austgum.com.au

Applications should be emailed to Barbara.Vanthoff@austgum.com.au by 28 June 2018 along with a cover letter highlighting your most recent relevant experiences and qualifications.

For more info
Contact: Barbara Vanthoff
E-mail: Barbara.Vanthoff@austgum.com.au

Applications close: Thursday, 28-Jun-2018

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Forest Engineer (Harvest Planning & Roading)

Company/Location: Summit Forests, Kaitaia

Jobs Description:
Summit Forests New Zealand Limited (Summit Forests) is a New Zealand registered subsidiary company of the Sumitomo Corporation Japan. We currently have forest holdings of 36,000 ha under CFL, leasehold, Freehold and various management agreements in Northland. We are continually looking at opportunities to expand our business throughout the country through forest acquisitions and our export division.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Creating operational harvest plans that provide optimal solutions for logging operations
  • Prepare budgets, estimate production targets and ensure that crews are assigned to harvest units that best suit their configuration.
  • Ensure that roading, landing construction and repairs and maintenance programmes meet Company road standards and budget constraints
  • Maintain a 1-2 year ahead planned harvest position
  • Ensure plans are entered into company forest management system
  • Ensure all regulatory requirements are completed ahead of time.
  • Supervising Harvesting and Roading contractors to make sure they are complying with prescriptions to ensure safe, effective and efficient operations.
  • Provide support for asset acquisitions.
As the successful applicant, you will have the following attributes:
  • Tertiary education in Forestry or related field (Engineering)
  • Experience in the Forestry industry is preferred however recent forestry graduates will also be considered
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • High level IT ability including the use of forestry software: ESRI ArcGIS
If you think this role sounds perfect for you, please email your cover letter and CV to kaylene@hellomonday.co.nz

For more info
Contact: Kaylene Froggatt
E-mail: kaylene@hellomonday.co.nz

Applications close: Wednesday, 27-Jun-2018

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Harvest Planner

Company/Location: Tasman Pine Forests

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

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 Harvest Planner to join the team.

In this key role you will have responsibility for planning the execution of harvesting activities, assisting with annual harvest budgets, value recovery and liaising with key community stakeholders. You will also be responsible for managing harvest and infrastructure 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 or forestry operations, 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.

Applications close Sunday 24 June 2018

PDF description: Harvest_PlannerJD.pdf

For more info
Contact: Melisa Kappely
E-mail: melisa.kappely@intepeople.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)3 5468649
mobile: +64 (0)27 7340392

Applications close: Sunday, 24-Jun-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.

Applications close Sunday 24th June 2018

PDF description: Harvesting Supervisor JD v1 May 2018.pdf

For more info
Contact: Melisa Kappely
E-mail: melisa.kappely@intepeople.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)3 5468649
mobile: +64 027 7340392

Applications close: Sunday, 24-Jun-2018

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Harvesting Supervisor Planning

Company/Location: Australian Bluegum Plantations, Hamilton Victoria

Jobs Description:
Australian Bluegum Plantations (ABP) is a leading Australian vertically integrated forestry company, managing all aspects of the supply chain from procuring land, establishing and growing plantations, harvesting the trees and exporting wood fibre from the ports of Portland, Victoria and Albany, WA to our customers in Japan and China.

ABP are currently looking for an energetic Harvesting Supervisor Planning - GT to provide direct supervision of Harvesting Contractors and planning for both internal & external harvest roading use. Located in Hamilton and reporting to the Senior Harvesting Forester Planning – GT, the successful candidate will be required to provide additional support to the GT Harvesting Manager. This role will require a committed individual with high professional standards.

Some areas of focus will include;

  • Ensure ongoing compliance with regulatory Acts, code of practice requirements, ABP policies and procedures, OH&S, Koala Management Plan and FSC
  • Supervise harvest roading contractor teams
  • Ensure suitable haul roads are created in strategic locations to allow for efficient and safe haulage of woodchips and/or logs out of plantations and onto external roads
  • Ensure ABP comply with the external roading maintenance requirements
  • Ensure road plans are submitted to regulatory bodies
  • Undertake harvest roading QA’s and harvest road mapping
  • Working with koala spotting contractor’s to protect koala welfare
Key experiences and capabilities include;
  • Suitable tertiary qualifications preferred in an agricultural, environmental or forestry discipline
  • A strong track record in supervision and management, particularly around supervising contactors
  • Strong safety and environmental credentials
  • Excellent communication and teamwork attributes
The ideal candidate will possess previous experience in a similar role and must work well in a team setting. Relocation support will be offered to the successful candidate.

On Offer;

A full time 3 year contract with Relocation support is on offer to the successful candidate

A Position Description (PD) and further information can be obtained by emailing Barbara.Vanthoff@austgum.com.au

Applications should be emailed toBarbara.Vanthoff@austgum.com.au by 28 June 2018 along with a cover letter highlighting your most recent relevant experiences and qualifications.

For more info
Contact: Barbara Vanthoff
E-mail: Barbara.Vanthoff@austgum.com.au

Applications close: Thursday, 28-Jun-2018

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Senior Forest Officer - Harvesting (North East)

Jobs Description:
Sustainable Timber Tasmania (STT) is seeking a Senior Forest Officer - Harvesting on a permanent full-time basis to join its Production Harvesting team.

Sustainable Timber Tasmania is a Government Business Enterprise with responsibilities for managing approximately 820,000 hectares of Tasmanian public production forest. STT undertakes forestry operations on this land and sells forest products. STT’s purpose is to be a customer-focused and financially viable forest products and services provider, sustainably managing Permanent Timber Production Zone land for multiple-use as a community asset.

The role is responsible for delivering regional wood production plans to meet agreed targets in a safe, commercial and environmentally sound manner.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Prepare, certify and implement Forest Practices Plans to the agreed standards within the agreed timelines to conduct effective and compliant forest operations
  • Oversee and deliver operational programs to fulfil contract obligations, budgets, financial outcomes in accordance with approved operational plans and maintain appropriate records for reporting against targets
  • Review contractor performance in respect to delivery of services, safety management and compliance
  • Identify potential risks to delivering programs and provide solutions and recommendations to overcome these challenges
  • Maintain strong, positive customer relationships and effectively resolve issues in order to achieve business objectives
To be considered for this position you should have:
  • Diploma in relevant industry qualification or demonstrated experience in a similar position
  • Ability to successfully complete the Forest Practices Officer qualifications/course or its replacement as required
  • Knowledge of relevant Codes of Practice, regulations, Australian Standards (or equivalent as appropriate)
The role is permanent full-time based in Perth, Tasmania.

How to Apply:
Your application should contain a cover letter outlining your experience in relation to the key accountabilities, your CV/resume and the names and contact details of previous supervisors, academic and/or professional referees.

Please email your application in a single document to people@sttas.com.au by 9am (EDST) Monday 2nd July 2018.

Contact:
For a confidential conversation about the role and to request a Position Description, please contact Peter Williams, Production Manager (North) by phoning mobile +61 (0)417 366 086 or via email peter.williams@sttas.com.au

Please do not email your application directly to Peter. Applications received via this method will not be considered. Applicants must be an Australian citizen or hold the right to live and work in Australia. The successful applicant will be subject to a pre-employment medical, a National Police Check and 5 month probationary period.

For more info
Contact: Peter Williams, Production Manager (North)
E-mail: peter.williams@sttas.com.au
mobile: +61 (0)417 366 086
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Harvesting Manager

Company/Location: Southwood Export Ltd

Jobs Description:
Southwood Export Ltd is based in Invercargill and its operations involve Eucalyptus afforestation and Harvesting in Southland and South Otago. It owns/manages 12,500 Hectares of Eucalyptus Plantations for the production of hardwood fibre which is exported as wood chips through Bluff Port.

Current annual harvest level is 320,000 Tonnes per annum harvested from forests generally within a 110 km distance from its mill at Awarua, approximately 10 km from Invercargill.

The position involves the planning, management and supervision of the companies harvesting operations.

We are looking for a person who will:

  • Have enthusiasm, self-motivation and good work ethics.
  • Has good health and be physically active.
  • Proven experience in harvest planning and management.
  • A good knowledge and understanding of both ground based and cable harvesting operations.
  • Proven work experience in actual harvesting operations will be an advantage.
  • Must have good interpersonal/people management and communication skills.
  • Be computer literate including GIS applications (with a willingness to learn further skills as required)
  • Strong focus and commitment on Health and Safety and operating an alcohol and drug free workplace is mandatory.
To make application or for further information contact:
General Manager
P O Box 7010
Invercargill 9844

Phone +64 03 218 2073
Or email gmanley@southwood.co.nz

Applications close 30th June 2018.

For more info
Contact: General Manager
E-mail: gmanley@southwood.co.nz
Phone: +64 03 218 2073
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Forestry IT

Forest Information/GIS Analyst

Company/Location: N Z Forest Managers Ltd.

Jobs Description:
NZ Forest Managers Ltd is a business that provides contract management services to a range of forest owners. Company operations are based in the Central North Island.

The Company has a vacancy in its Turangi office for a Forest Information Analyst to manage the company’s land and forest record systems.

Applicants should have experience with ArcGIS, and/or a minimum of a university degree qualification in forestry, GIS or a related discipline.

Preference will be given to applicants with relevant experience. Knowledge of forest operations and an understanding of land tenure would be useful.

Applicants are invited to submit a resume to the address below by 28 June 2018.

For enquiries and/or further information please contact:
John Hura
NZ Forest Managers Ltd
P O Box 304
TURANGI
Phone: +64 (07) 386 8757
Email: John@nzfm.co.nz

For more info
Contact: John Hura
E-mail: john@nzfm.co.nz
Phone: +64 (07) 386 8757

Applications close: Thursday, 28-Jun-2018

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Forest Information & GIS System Analyst

Company/Location: Tasman Pine Forests

Jobs Description:
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 a proven Forest Information System/GIS specialist to join the team.

Reporting to the General Manager this role will take ownership for the maintenance and management of the Forest Information and Mapping System. A key responsibility for this role being the provision of internal information services, spatial and mapping data, to ensure the team have ready access to the information required to plan their activities. This includes collection and interpretation of spatial data, ensuring data integrity and accuracy and validating data provided by external sources.

This key role also has responsibility for managing third parties who provide certain GIS functions and the IT support service contracts and for on-going development of mobile solutions for access to GIS data in the field.

The successful candidate is a talented individual who has experience in GIS/Spatial systems with ArcGIS mapping and other ESRI software and with automation (data driven maps, models or python) and schema or systems design. They will also have highly developed analytical skills, strong communication skills and ability to build strong and productive working relationships across the team. Experience in mapping in the forest industry an advantage.

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

Applications close Friday 29th June 2018

PDF description: JD ForestInformationGIS JD June 2018.pdf

For more info
Contact: Melisa Kappely
E-mail: melisa.kappely@intepeople.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)3 5468649
mobile: +64 (0)27 7340392

Applications close: Friday, 29-Jun-2018

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Health and Safety

Health and Safety Coordinator

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd, 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 Monday 25 June 2018.

PDF description: H&S_Coordinator _JD_Final.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jo Burrell, Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com

Applications close: Monday, 25-Jun-2018

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HSE Sustainability Advisor

Company/Location: Tasman Pine Forests

Jobs Description:
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 HSE Sustainability Advisor to join the team.

Reporting to the General Manager this role is focused on co-ordinating the Company’s health, safety, environmental requirements and creating more sustainable ways of operating.

Key responsibilities are ongoing management and monitoring of an industry specific HSE system including the activities of audits, risk assessments, incident investigations, reporting, environmental submissions and consent applications. As well as, liaising and building strong relationships with stakeholders including neighbours, Iwi and forest users including participating in public engagements and consultation.

A key part of this role is also monitoring sustainability of practices and introducing a range of new sustainability focused innovations into the operations.

With a proven HSE background you’ll ideally have experience with forestry codes of practice. You will be experienced in stakeholder management, risk assessments and the relevant HSE legislation. You will have exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of people.. Most of all you will be passionate about developing and managing an organisational culture committed to health, safety, the environment and sustainability.

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

Applications close Friday 29th June 2018

PDF description: JD HSE SustainabilityAdvisor June 2018.pdf

For more info
Contact: Melisa Kappely
E-mail: melisa.kappely@intepeople.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)3 5468649
mobile: +64 (0)27 7340392

Applications close: Friday, 29-Jun-2018

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Marketing and Sales

Sales & Despatch Co-ordinator

Company/Location: Kiwi Lumber, Dannevirke

Jobs Description:
ABOUT US:
Kiwi Lumber is a privately owned, growing and progressive sawmilling company marketing Radiata Pine to the USA, Australia, Europe, Asia and New Zealand markets. The group consists of three modern sawmills located in Masterton, Dannevirke and Putaruru, and employs over 220 staff, across the three sites.

THE ROLE:
Based at our Dannevirke site, and reporting to the Group Sales & Marketing Manager, this is an ideal position for a self-motivated individual who is interested in Sales and Supply Chain Planning.

There is the chance to make a difference to the day-to-day operations and really raise the bar in terms of best practice planning and execution of sales. This position can also offer a suitably motivated individual the opportunity to move into higher management roles within the Sales or Production teams.

Core tasks include:

  • Managing the daily sales and despatch of timber for the Dannevirke site
  • Liaising with our customers and Sales Managers to achieve deliveries in full, on-time and in specification
  • Ensuring the monthly Sales Plan is achieved and optimum stock turnover maintained
WHAT DO WE WANT FROM YOU?
The successful applicant would have the following qualities:
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and a “can-do” attitude.
  • Be driven to achieve targets
  • Computer literacy, with strong Excel capability, and an excellent eye for detail
Knowledge of sawmilling and the NZ timber industry is not required.

Kiwi Lumber is a drug free site. Applicants will be drug tested.

You will be rewarded with a competitive base salary. If you wish to join our dedicated and successful team please send you CV to: atheena.trotman@kiwilumber.co.nz

Applications close 22nd June 2018.

For more info
Contact: Atheena Trotman
E-mail: atheena@kiwilumber.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)68727308
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Pulp and Paper

Sales and Service Technician – Pulp and Paper

Company/Location: Head Office- Melbourne

Jobs Description:
ANDRITZ provides a comprehensive product portfolio for special industries all over the world. With technologies and service solutions, we are a world leading supplier of plant, equipment and services to the pulp and paper industry, hydropower stations, metal working and solid/liquid separation in the municipal and industrial sectors. Our headquarters is located in Victoria, Australia.

Due to an exciting growth phase, we currently have an outstanding opportunity within our small team for a suitably qualified candidate who wishes to further develop their impressive career within our Pulp & Paper business area. Specifically, this role plays a pivotal part in the continued development of our unique Andritz Knife System, in the Whole Log Chipping and Sawmilling market, across the Australian Region.

Based in Melbourne at our AUS/NZ head office, responsibilities of this role include;

  • Sales of capital units (new and replacement) in the Whole Log Chipper and Sawmill Industries throughout Australia
  • The promotion of new technologies, and/or replacement or modernization of machinery and parts in the Whole Log Chipper and Sawmill Industries throughout Australia
  • Working with customers to optimize their operations and processes.
  • Identification of opportunities in the Whole Log Chipper and Sawmill Industries across Australia to replace existing equipment
  • Condition assessment and diagnosis of machinery and parts at site including thorough understanding of detailed drawings, specifications and relevant processes
  • Undertake Field service and routine inspections of Andritz installed equipment and preparation of reports
  • Coordinate the management of maintenance, repairs and upgrades of the installed assets
  • Engage suppliers, subcontractors, clients and other stakeholders as required, in the delivery of services
  • Identify and document ne commercial opportunities
  • Maintain a strong focus on customer satisfaction through a robust Key Account Management process
The ideal candidate has a Mechanical/Industrial Engineering background and will preferably bring a strong process and machinery understanding, relative to Saw Milling and Whole Log Chippers.

Whilst a background in sales is preferred, individuals who have excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrate a strong ability to influence others and are results focused, will also be highly regarded.

This is an exceptional opportunity for those who consider themselves to be already at the top their game, to broaden their capabilities with a world leading Industrial OEM. In addition to the opportunity to utilise your engineering proficiency, you will receive extensive training on our equipment and processes at various production locations such as Germany, Austria and the USA within the first 12-18 months. Therefore a willingness and ability to travel extensively is paramount to the success of this role.

If this sounds like you and you are ready to take your career to the next level, please send a cover letter which clearly breaks down your salary expectations for the position and what industry experience you have which you feel would make you suitable. Please submit this along with your resume, to recruitmentau@andritz.com in order to apply for this unique role.

For more info
Contact: recruitmentau@andritz.com
E-mail: recruitmentau@andritz.com
Phone: +61 (0)3 8773 4835

Applications close: Tuesday, 3-Jul-2018

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Head Saw Doctor - Nelson

Company/Location: Carter Holt Harvey Woodproducts

Jobs Description:

  • Be a critical part of our saw milling leadership team
  • Take ownership of steering the saw shop
  • Use your technical skills to lead our team of Saw Doctors
Great opportunity to apply your technical saw doctoring and people leadership skills within an established site, just outside of Nelson.

Nelson may be New Zealand’s oldest city, but it’s also a vibrant and colourful destination where you’ll find world-class wineries, stunning national parks and beautiful beaches right on the city doorstep. If relaxation is on the menu, head out to the sandy beaches at Cable Bay and Tahunanui to enjoy the sun and sand, and for a spot of outdoor adventure, there is kayaking and hiking in the magnificent Abel Tasman and Nelson Lakes national parks.

Reporting to the Green Mill Manager, this is a critical position for us. You’ll be responsible for:
  • managing an efficient, well planned and cost efficient saw shop
  • leading a team of saw doctors servicing saws and chipper knives to the highest standard
  • maintaining machine centres to the highest degree
  • effectively managing a of team of saw doctors, plant and goods purchases.
To be considered for this career opportunity you’ll:
  • be a qualified Saw Doctor
  • have well developed IT and systems skills
  • have proven people management skills
  • demonstrate analytical reasoning and troubleshooting capabilities
  • be able to influence and communicate at all levels of the organisation.
You’ll work alongside some of the best in the industry and we’ll provide you with on-going professional and personal development through training, coaching and mentoring.

In return we offer a competitive base salary plus various benefits including superannuation and medical scheme. Please go to www.chhwoodproducts.co.nz to find out more about working for us.

If you think you’ve got what it takes to perform this crucial role in our business, then we’re keen to talk with you!

Please apply online to express your interest in joining our Nelson team.

For more info
E-mail: natalie.yakas@chhwoodproducts.co.nz
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Drymill Team Leader

Company/Location: Kiwi Lumber (Masterton) Limited

Jobs Description:

  • Day to day running of Dry-Mill – Planer & CTL Optimiser
  • Experienced Production Team Leader required
  • Competitive remuneration on offer – with excellent lifestyle opportunity
About Us
Kiwi Lumber is a progressive sawmilling company marketing Radiata Pine to the USA, Australian, European, Asian and New Zealand markets. The group consists of three modern sawmills located in Masterton, Dannevirke and Putaruru, and employs a total of 200 staff, across the three sites. We are currently looking for an experienced production team leader at our Masterton site.

The Role
Responsible for leading the production staff to deliver on their performance targets, whilst maintaining high standards in health & safety and quality. You will be the conduit between the processing manager and your production team with whom your experience in people management will ensure you build strong working relationships in order to reach your performance goals.

About You
You will be a proactive leader, who is down-to-earth and committed to manufacturing excellence and continuous improvement. You will have significant experience working in a manufacturing/processing environment, preferably in the timber industry. You will understand what quality looks like and be a champion for the health and safety of your staff. Your ability to foster a sense of ownership, to engage and inspire others will be clearly demonstrated. You will require competencies in planning, leadership and lean manufacturing combined with well-developed interpersonal skills, high energy levels and a “can-do” attitude.

You will be rewarded with a competitive wage and profit share system. For the right person this is a genuine long-term career opportunity. If you wish to join our dedicated and successful team please send your CV to Dave Buchanan at dave.buchanan@kiwilumber.co.nz or by post:
Drymill Team Leader- Kiwi Lumber Masterton
P O Box 2101, Kuripuni
Masterton 5842

Applicants for this position must be a New Zealand Resident or hold a valid NZ work visa. Applications will be treated in Strict Confidence

For more info
Contact: Dave Buchanan
E-mail: dave.buchanan@kiwilumber.co.nz
Phone: +64 (0)6 377 9000
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Site Manager

Company/Location: Gisborne

Jobs Description:

Sawmilling & Timber Processing Opportunities - be part of an exciting start up!

COMMUNITY, SEAFOOD, HUNTING, SUN, COMPETITIVE HOUSING MARKET

Spectrum is a fully integrated forest and wood processing organisation with interests in forests, harvesting, transport and processing facilities throughout NZ.

SITE MANAGER REQUIRED
Far East Sawmills produces appearance grade lumber in Gisborne. The region offers sun, surf, fishing, hunting and a great lifestyle. The well appointed sawmill has recently been recommissioned and capital developments are in the planning phase. We are seeking a full-time manager to replace the re-commissioning team.

We offer a position with a high degree of autonomy, supportive management, and remuneration tailored to experience and results.

The ideal candidate will exhibit most of the following:
1. Proven experience in managing sawmill operations, productivity, people and value recovery.
2. A strong focus on margin generation.
3. An understanding of domestic and export lumber markets, emerging trends and products.
4. Knowledge of sawmill KPIs and how they relate to productivity.
5. Ability to monitor and maximise value recovery.
6. Experience creating and maintaining a healthy, results-driven team culture with a focus on:
a. Health and Safety.
b. Individual accountability.
c. Productivity.
d. Celebrating and embracing multiple cultures.
e. Teamwork.

Applications will be treated as highly confidential. Applications must be forwarded directly to Lauren Roughton via email at lauren@lrconsulting.co.nz by 5.00 pm, 6th July 2018.

For more info
Contact: Lauren Roughton
E-mail: lauren@lrconsulting.co.nz

Applications close: Friday, 6-Jul-2018

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