Sales and Haulage Coordinator Company/Location: Forestry Corporation NSW/Bombala
Are you looking to take your career to the next level? A fantastic opportunity is now available to work in a critical role in the dynamic Haulage & Sales team.
The Haulage & Sales Co-ordinator role will require you to use your outstanding planning, relationship building & communication skills to ensure the operational efficiency of our haulage fleet whilst also maximising our customers’ satisfaction through timely, in-spec deliveries.
Your work program will vary from liaising with customers on their log supply requirements, contract management, sales analysis, developing monthly haulage schedules, initiating and implementing haulage safety initiatives, to hosting in field visits with customers.
The Haulage & Sales Co-ordinator will have demonstrated experience in relationship management, conflict resolution & negotiation. As a key representative of Forestry Corporation, your excellent communication & interpersonal skills are essential. This position comes with a high degree of autonomy, operating strategically whilst leading this sector of the business unit. Previous experience in managing a team will be a great advantage as you lead an existing team. A valid Driver’s Licence is also required.
What’s on offer:
An attractive salary package. In addition, we support flexible work practices & have generous leave conditions.
The application process:
Please apply with an updated copy of your resume [maximum five pages]. In your cover letter, tell us about what you can bring to Forestry Corporation & the role and why you would like to join our team!
Forestry Corporation is an inclusive workplace which promotes diversity and encourages flexible working arrangements.
The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment & drug & alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process.
Applications close: Saturday, 5-Oct-2019
Company/Location: Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Bunbury, Western Australia
Provides policy advice and operational guidance on the development and implementation of silvicultural practices for native forests. Monitors silvicultural standards and the attainment of silvicultural programs across the native forest estate.
Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than three (3) pages in total.
1. Bachelor of Science degree in a relevant field (e.g. Forestry or Forest Science) or an approved equivalent qualification. 2. Considerable (SC3) or extensive (SC4) demonstrated experience of silvicultural practice in native forests. 3. Demonstrated ability (SC3) or expertise (SC4) to design, plan and conduct independent investigations into sustainable forest management issues to provide policy advice and develop operational solutions. 4. Well-developed (SC3) or high-level (SC4) interpersonal communication skills, including experience in liaison and negotiation with staff at a range of levels, industry and external stakeholders.
In accordance with relevant legislation and departmental policy, the successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.
How to Apply
Phone enquiries – Dr Martin Rayner +61 (8) 9725 5927
Applications close – Tuesday, 8 October 2019 at 12 noon AWST (3pm AEDT)
Applications close: Tuesday, 8-Oct-2019
Manager, Operations (ANZ)
Company/Location: Sydney, Australia
New Forests is offering a great opportunity for a qualified candidate to undertake the role of Manager, Operations (Australia and New Zealand) supporting the ANZ Operations team. This Australian based role is focussed on overseeing property management of existing assets to maximise fund financial returns across Australia and New Zealand. The position will report to the Director Operations, ANZFF2 and ANZFF3 and will be based in our Sydney office.
Key responsibilities will include:
Leading and/or supporting operational management of nominated forest and infrastructure assets and/or projects within New Forests’ ANZ portfolio, with a focus on Australia
Contribute to: New Forests ANZ & corporate teams by sharing operational information; corporate strategy, governance, sustainability and responsible investment projects and activities
We are looking for the following:
Relevant degree/qualifications (BSc Forestry, Forest Engineering or Environmental Science)
Minimum 5 years experience in a similar role
Experience and understanding of: plantation forestry commercial operations; science and estate modelling (Tigermoth and/or Woodstock)
Strong commercial skills including negotiation, financial analysis and formation and interpretation of legal agreements
Good Microsoft Office skills including Outlook, Word, Excel
Excellent time management and organisational skills with the ability to prioritise effectively
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
An ability to work independently and take ownership of role, whilst supporting the wider team
Comfortable working, and maintaining effective communications, in a variety of environments and with different levels of people
Multi-task focus, with a capability to ensure the completion of a number of competing tasks and objectives
Ability to build strong relationships and support a cohesive team environment
A strong interest in sustainability and environmental issues.
Sustainable Timber Tasmania is seeking experienced Fire Management Coordinators in our North and South Regions to coordinate and deliver all aspects of our fire activities. The roles are permanent full-time and based in Camdale or Perth (North) and Derwent Park or Geeveston (South).
Further your career with this opportunity to use your fire management experience to deliver Sustainable Timber Tasmania’s strategic and operational programs.
Fire and Stewardship Manager Company/Location: Forest Corporation of NSW / Bathurst
Full time permanent position
Work with progressive team in a challenging and dynamic work situation
The role We are currently seeking a motivated self-starter to join our team as the Fire & Stewardship Manager to manage the activities of Fire and Stewardship within the Bathurst Management Area in part of our Northern Softwoods team. Reporting to the Regional Manager, you will be responsible for managing all activities relating to land management including fire preparedness, recreation, weed management, feral animal management, and stakeholder management.
The person With fire season just around the corner the right applicant will need to hit the ground running. Our ideal candidate will possess the following skills, qualifications and experience:
Relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent experience
5+ years’ experience in fire management at both grass roots as well as management level.
Previous Leadership experience
Management skills including the ability to: communicate, delegate, negotiate, coordinate and report on activities and achieve outcomes
Experience in analysing complex commercial operational and financial problems.
Conflict resolution skills
Experience in managing staff and or contractors and commercial contractual arrangements
A commitment and capacity to promote FCNSW brand and build partnerships with external stakeholders
The application process Please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the ideal candidate criteria to firstname.lastname@example.org by 27 September 2019.
Forestry Corporation is an inclusive workplace which promotes diversity and encourages flexible working arrangements. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process. As this role has frontline fire fighting responsibilities a Task Based Assessment (TBA) at a standard of at least the Moderate Field Test is required.
VicForests is a Victorian State-owned business responsible for the sustainable harvest, regeneration and commercial sale of timber from Victoria's public forests on behalf of the Victorian Government.
We undertake all our operations in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner by keeping our staff, the community and the environment in mind in all we do.
We have a fantastic opportunity for a Haulage Safety & Compliance Officer to join our team. Reporting to the Sales & Distribution Manager; you will be responsible for the safety and compliance of the VicForests haulage fleet.
About the Role
Ensure the VicForests haulage fleet including all contracted and subcontracted trucks are compliant against VicForests standards and relevant laws and regulations
Establish systems to monitor mass, fatigue, maintenance, roadworthy, Electronic Braking Systems (EBS) & Geographical Positioning Systems (GPS) compliance of the VicForests haulage fleet and report findings to Senior Management on a regular basis
Monitor haulage system and field audit results and ensure non-conformances are tracked and rectified with agreed timeframes
Provide key advise to the Sales & Distribution Manager regarding haulage safety & compliance
Regular engagement with haulage industry stakeholders
Appropriate degree or equivalent qualification in Forestry, Safety or a related field
At least 2 years of experience in a haulage or safety related business
Knowledge of Heavy Vehicle National Law
Ability to communicate and influence at all levels
People from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.
Applications close: Monday, 30-Sep-2019
Indian Sandalwood plantation company seeking a reliable and enthusiastic candidate to join the Operations team.
The Forester/Plantation Technician will be directly involved in the silvicultural practices, inventory and plantation health monitoring within Santanol’s Indian Sandalwood plantations in the Ord River Irrigation Area, in Kununurra, Western Australia.
The role will have a strong focus on communication between operations and research and is a key part of the operations team.
Ensure all chemicals used complies with legislation
Pest and Disease & Plantation Health Monitoring
Assist the Inventory
Assist Research & Development in Operation Trials
Assist with soil assessments
Assist with Fire Management
Be involved in contract and contractor management
Compliance with OH&S systems, policies and procedures
Reporting and associated administration in line with this role
Qualifications The candidate will have previous work history in either the forestry/agriculture/horticulture industry and have relevant tertiary qualifications.
Minimum C class drivers license.
This is a permanent salaried position with an attractive remuneration package on offer.
Health and Safety
Company/Location: North West Camdale or Smithton
Our WHS team is seeking a permanent full-time WHS Advisor to join us in the North West at either Camdale or Smithton.
The WHS Advisor will assist with the implementation and management of health and safety strategies for the North West region which support STT’s obligations under health and safety legislation, regulations and codes of practice. The role involves proactively implementing agreed work health systems and coordinating the organisation’s return to work program. The WHS Advisor will play a key role in implementing changes to current systems and culture to support business objectives.
Marketing Manager Company/Location: Forestry Corporation NSW/Coffs Harbour OR Sydney
New Permanent job opportunity
Shaping the future of Hardwood and cypress forest product sales
Business development focus
These are exciting times for the Hardwood Forests Division, which has commenced major re-allocation processes for its sustainably produced forest products.
The Marketing Manager will play a key role in re-allocating and pricing our hardwood and cypress timber resources from across the state and will be integral in working with our north coast industry partners to reshape timber supply.
The ideal candidate will have an affinity with the hardwood forestry industry, be motivated to bring about change and willing to undertake significant domestic travel.
They will also ideally possess the following skills and experience:
Appropriate tertiary qualifications or experience in business development and the negotiation of commercial sales agreements, preferably in the timber industry or natural resources sector
A sound understanding of the hardwood timber supply chain and the relative value that each component represents to respective parties
Ability to think strategically and identify commercial opportunities
Strong analytical and market research skills
Attention to detail and experience in the review of contracts and other legal documentation
Effective interpersonal, influencing and negotiating skills
Excellent project management and organisational skills
Excellent reporting and presentation capabilities, written and oral
The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and/or drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process.
You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.
Applications close: Sunday, 29-Sep-2019
Company/Location: Forest Practices Authority Tasmania, North or South
The Forest Practices Authority (FPA) is the independent regulator of forest practices, across public and private land, in Tasmania. The FPA has statutory responsibilities to administer the Forest Practices Act 1985 and to report annually to Parliament. The FPA has 21 employees including compliance officers and specialists in the management of natural and cultural values. FPA staff undertake research, monitoring, and compliance investigations, and provide training and advice to forest practices officers and planners.
The FPA is widely respected for the independent role it plays as the regulator of forest practices in Tasmania. The FPA has an independent board with expertise in governance, forestry, natural resource management, conservation and local government.
The Manager Compliance’s responsibilities include co-ordinating the FPA’s annual monitoring and assessment program which samples a selection of forest practices plans on public and private land across the forest estate. The assessments record the standards being achieved and whether the operations comply with the requirements of the Forest Practices Code. The Manager Compliance is also responsible for ensuring alleged breaches of the Forest Practices Act are investigated and appropriate enforcement action is considered by the Board. The role also includes training and oversight of Forest Practices Officers, and providing advice and training on forest practices to a range of people including foresters, landowners, contractors, Government agencies and the community. The role is assisted by two Forest Practices Advisers and reports to the Chief Forest Practices Officer.
The ideal candidate’s qualifications, experience and skills would include the following:
Tertiary qualifications in forestry, or natural resource management or environmental science (essential).
A minimum of five years’ experience in the planning, supervision or monitoring of sustainable forest management practices.
Excellent report writing and communication skills.
Knowledge and understanding of the operation of relevant legislation.
Experience in investigative and enforcement processes.
Experience in compliance monitoring and exercise of administrative power
Company/Location: Merrill & Ring Gisborne / Napier
Merrill & Ring is a forest management company managing 25,000 hectares of commercial forests and producing 300,000 to 350,000 tonnes per year from harvesting operations.
We are looking to employ a forester to oversee the management of a group of forest's located between Gisborne and Napier. Applicants are welcome to be based in the location of their choice that can service this area.
This is a senior management position looking after our growing North Island operations.
This is an independent role where you will be expected to self-manage your time and operations.
Responsibilities will cover the following:
Planning and supervision of safe commercial forestry operations from land preparation to harvesting.
Preparing operational budgets
Presenting reports to forest owners Dealing with the various issues that arise from land ownership in rural areas such as environmental issues, fire control, security, boundary fencing, stock trespass, hunting etc,
Engaging and supervision of contractors
Preferred Applicants will have the following:
A tertiary qualification in Forest management
Excellent Communication and people skills
Over five years experience in managing forest operations
Our Business Hancock Forest Management NZ Ltd (HFM NZ) protects and manages the forest assets owned by the Hancock Natural Resource Group’s investment clients. These institutional investors own 235,000 hectares of plantation forests in New Zealand, producing an annual harvest volume of almost 6 million m3. Providing a safe and inclusive workplace for its employees and contractors and managing all operations to ensure excellence in environmental outcomes are HFM NZ’s highest priorities.
The Role The Woodflow Scheduler is a conduit role responsible for coordinating the sales and operational plan (SOP) and liaising with the sales, harvesting and distribution teams to ensure that customer commitments are met and forest value is maximized. Key accountabilities include
Co-ordination of the SOP process, providing details on capacity and capabilities, both in terms of required inputs and ensuring future requirements are appropriately anticipated and fully met
Development of a production schedule that ensures SOP is met
Forecasting and planning according to supply chain constraints
Co-ordination of timely customer deliveries at least supply chain cost
What We Can Offer You HFM NZ is New Zealand’s largest forest management company and will offer a competitive package to our chosen candidate. We provide a suite of benefits including health insurance, trauma, income protection and life insurance and additional KiwiSaver contributions. HFM NZ also supports employee health and wellbeing and the importance of work/life balance and provides flexible work arrangements wherever possible.
What We’re Looking For We’re looking for someone with a keen eye for detail and accuracy. Strong relationship management and communication skills, an ability to work unsupervised and sound computing skills are required. Applicants may hold a tertiary qualification in forestry or a related field, and/or have production scheduling experience. The role would be a great entry level position for a new graduate. Above all else, an unwavering commitment to delivering the highest health, safety and environmental standards is a must.
To Apply More information can be found on our website www.hfm.nz Please send applications in the form of a cover letter and CV to our Human Resources Team at email@example.com by 29 September 2019.
HFM NZ is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. HFM NZ values diversity and inclusion and is comfortable to provide any reasonable necessary accommodation to foster such a workforce.
Venture Forestry provides quality advice and a comprehensive range of services to owners and managers of forests and woodlots throughout Otago, Southland and the wider South Island of New Zealand.
We assist from initial planning and planting phases, to managing forests as they grow, right through to the harvesting and marketing of logs. Established in 2011 Venture Forestry has quickly earned a reputation for honesty, flexibility and reliability. Proud of their Southern roots, our team draws on the expertise and energy of forestry professionals to enable clients to make the most of their forestry interests.
Reporting to the Forest Manager you will be responsible for assisting in the planning, planting, growth, harvesting and protection of client's forests.
A team player with a 'can do' attitude, you will have a strong ability to build and maintain relationships with clients. Your computer literacy skills will be strong as will your ability to plan and prioritise. Substantial travel within the Otago region is required and you will need to enjoy being out in the field for the majority of the time.
Ideally a minimum of three years in a similar role and a good working knowledge of legal requirements such as the Resource Management Act and the Health and Safety at Work Act is preferred; as is knowledge of forestry operations, including the Approved Code of Practice for Forestry Operations (ACOP), the National Environmental Standards for Plantation Forestry (NES).
Forestry Co-ordinator Company/Location: Pan Pac Forest Products Ltd - Napier
We currently have an opportunity within our Forest Division for a Forest Co-ordinator based at our Whirinaki mill site. This type of role doesn't come up often at Pan Pac, so if it fits within your area of expertise, now is the time to join us!
We're looking for a Forest Co-ordinator to take of the operational aspects of managing our forest estates which includes forest maintenance, fire prevention, forest security, health & safety, establishment and silviculture operations and co-ordination of contractors. Critical to this is the ability to develop and maintain relationships with local Iwi, regulatory authorities, forestry contractors, neighbours and other forest owners.
A focus for this role will be looking at innovative ways to improve our forest operations using technology. As a result, someone with a technology interest and or exposure to UAV and drone technology would be beneficial but not essential.
You will have a tertiary qualification in Forestry Management together with at least 5 years field experience. Along with this:
An understanding of Forestry principles
Local knowledge of environmental factors
A logical and practical approach to problem solving & decision making
Ability to work unsupervised and to deadlines
Be able to work outside normal business hours
This is a unique role with unique challenges. Therefore, we need someone who is self-motivated with high levels of energy to get the job done. If this sounds like you or someone you know, then we'd love to hear from you! Applicants for this position must also have a NZ residency or a valid NZ work permit.