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Fire Planning and Administration Coordinator – Sydney/ Flexible

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Sydney

Job Description:
Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial plantation and native forests in NSW. We manage more than two million hectares of forests for the environmental, economic, and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are focused on empowering our people to use their creativity, authenticity and innovative thinking to be the champions of change now and into the future. That is why no matter who you are, we encourage you to apply for the job that’s right for you. We aim to have a workforce that reflects the diverse communities in which we work and so we strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

At Forestry Corporation of NSW, our values are at the heart of everything that we do. We hope you share our values of:

  1. Wellbeing: Everyone home, injury free, everyday
  2. Respect: We care for country, community, and ourselves
  3. Integrity: We are honest and accountable
  4. Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently, be bold and continuously improve
What we can offer you:
  • Casual role with the opportunity for full time, permanent work down the track
  • Flexible working location from one of our various offices across NSW
  • Extensive travel across NSW – with ability to visit our stunning forests and meet our amazing people
  • Variety of work within the fire space with Career development opportunity to excel and succeed in your career goals
What you will be doing:
  • Provide support to the unit and to the Forest Protection Areas in the delivery of firefighter training and operational services.
  • Assist with the development and logistics necessary to deliver the fire training program for seasonal employees and staff upgrading qualifications.
  • Involvement with planning and support to the divisions for the strategic delivery of the statewide fuel management program.
  • Delivering values and behaviours framework to all new starters
We would love you to have:
  • Proven organisational skills - ability to plan and prioritise work, meet standards and deadlines.
  • Experienced in working safely in a Fire environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of forestry management and protection, including fire management, planning and suppression or related field
  • Broad knowledge, understanding and experience in event/incident management and logistics - the detailed organization and implementation of complex operations
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of fire management and operations equivalent to Crew Leader level or higher desirable or able to obtain.
  • A high level of oral and written communication skills, including administrative skills.
  • Skills in teamwork with the ability to work effectively with operational staff of the organisation.
  • Outstanding inter-personal skills, understanding of project management, time management, customer service and computer skills.
  • Have a current National Qualifications as a fire fighter and recent experience in operational roles within a rural fire authority or other fire management agency.
  • Have a current First Aid certification
  • Either have a Certificate IV Training and Assessment qualifications or ability to obtain one
  • Have a valid Manual Vehicle Drivers Licence.
  • Have a valid Medium Rigid Licence as well as tanker operator training desired or able to
You can APPLY via link button below, For more information please contact Adrien Thompson via (e) Adrien.Thompson@fcnsw.com.au or (m) (+61) 427 935 619.

Applications close: Sunday 10 July 2022, 11:59pm AEST.

*Please note, applications will be viewed on a first in basis so please apply asap.

Depending on the role the successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Drug and Alcohol screening, and/or Medical Assessment and/or a Fire Task Based Assessment (TBA).

At Forestry Corporation, the health, safety and wellbeing of our people, our contractors and our communities is the highest priority, which is why require all employees to be:
  • fully vaccinated with a Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved COVID-19 vaccine; or
  • have an approved medical contraindication.

For more info
Contact: Adrien Thompson
E-mail: Adrien.Thompson@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: (+61) 427 935 619

Applications close: Sunday, 10-Jul-2022

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Management Accountant

Company/Location: SFM (Hobart, New Norfolk, Launceston or Mount Gambier)

Job Description:
SFM is an independent natural asset management company offering future focused solutions to forestry and land management tasks across Australia.

We are a forward thinking best practice business offering full service management of fund or corporately owned plantation estates, plantation based carbon projects and advisory services to natural resource and renewables-based businesses.

We do serious work, but we have fun doing it. We look after our people. We don’t micro-manage. We hire smart people who are experts in their field and resource them appropriately to excel in their roles.

MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTANT

We are looking for an experienced, detail orientated Management Accountant to join our team in any one of our four offices located in Hobart, New Norfolk, Launceston and Mount Gambier.

Working as part of a small, dedicated team, you will be actively involved in managing the day to day accounts for our key clients and taking a leading role in preparing budgets and quarterly and annual reports for assets under our management.

Familiarity with, or a sound understanding and practical application of AASB16 will be well regarded, as would your ability to communicate and build relationships with stakeholders at all levels of the business.

Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to);

  • Partnering with the respective Operations Teams to prepare budgets/forecasts for all assets under your brief.
  • Preparation of monthly journals, with analysis of actuals vs. forecast.
  • Supporting and assisting in the reporting and governance in relation to IFRS16/AASB16 Lease Accounting on behalf of the client.
  • Assist with maintaining the register for all leased properties (including sub-leases) to ensure all leases are accounted for in accordance with AASB16.
  • Assist clients with the preparation of property financial reporting schedules, including analysis of ROU assets and lease liabilities.
  • Assist clients with all queries relating to Overheads and Property Accounting.
  • Work with the executive team to reshape and refine business systems to meet the needs of a fast growing third-party property management business.
Ideally, you will be a fully CA/CPA qualified accounting professional and may have a background in primary industries or similar and will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as your ability to interact and engage cross-functionally, both within the business and with external stakeholders, will be crucial to your success.

Additionally, you will ideally have strong Property Accounting / Lease Accounting experience in a complex commercial environment.

If this position interests you, or to arrange a confidential discussion, please contact our office. Expressions of Interest close on Friday 22nd July 2022.

03 6333 4024
jobs@sfmes.com.au
https://www.sfmes.com.au 

For more info
Contact: Jo Quigley
E-mail: jobs@sfmes.com.au
Phone: (+61) 3 6333 4024

Applications close: Friday, 22-Jul-2022

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Forest Management

Forester – Harvesting, Western

Company/Location: PF Olsen - Albany, Western Australia

Job Description:
PF Olsen Australia is Australia’s leading and largest independent forest management services provider. We are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified Forester – Harvesting, for a role based in Albany, Western Australia.

The successful candidate will provide a professional, efficient, and cost-effective harvest management service to clients by building strong relationships with staff, contractors, clients and other stakeholders. You will be involved in providing harvest assessment, planning and supervision services to PF Olsen Australia’s clients.

To succeed at PF Olsen Australia and in this role, you need to have:

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively prioritise your workload and manage conflicting deadlines.
  • Well-developed attention to detail and writing skills to facilitate accurate and timely preparation of client reports.
  • Ability to own your work and take control of tasks.
  • High level of professionalism during day-to-day dealings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with others towards a common goal.
  • Proven experience in analysing information and solving problems.
Given the nature of the role, you will be someone who can develop relationships with stakeholders to achieve optimal performance. You will have a strong understanding of harvesting principles, practical operational experience including fire management, and technical abilities that facilitate decision-making to achieve the best return for our clients.

To be successful, you will have relevant experience in forest, land, natural resource and contractor management.

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

Successful applicants will be required to provide COVID-19 vaccination evidence prior to commencement.

If you think this opportunity might be for you, email your resume along with a cover letter.

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

Applications close on Friday 8 July 2022.

For more info
Contact: Menika Kukreja
E-mail: Menika.Kukreja@pfolsen.com

Applications close: Friday, 8-Jul-2022

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Seasonal Forestry Worker – Hunter

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Hunter

Job Description:

  • Do you love working outdoors?
  • Do you want to protect communities and forests from wildfire?
Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial plantation and native forests in NSW. We manage more than two million hectares of forests for the economic, environmental, and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are focused on empowering our people to use their creativity, authenticity and diverse thinking to be the champions of change now and into the future. That is why no matter who you are, we encourage you to apply for this position. Our workforce reflects the diverse communities in which we work and so we strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds to apply.

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

A career at FCNSW is built on the foundations of our values:
  1. Wellbeing: The safety and wellbeing of our people is priority.
  2. Respect: We care for country, community, and ourselves.
  3. Integrity: We are honest and accountable for all our actions.
  4. Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently and improve.
What we can offer you:
  • Competitive remuneration including weekend penalty rates, public holidays and additional loading for fire-fighting duties;
  • 5-day intensive training program gaining nationally-recognised qualifications in Fire-Fighting;
  • Long-term opportunities to gain extensive training in; Forest Firefighter, Advanced Firefighter, Crew Leader and Group Leader and Divisional Commander;
  • Training in 4WD driver safety;
  • An opportunity for further career experiences with potential to create a pathway to an exciting career with Forestry.
What you will be doing

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Seasonal Forestry Workers to join our team and assist with a wide range of outdoor work. You will undertake a variety of activities such as:
  • Hazard reduction burning and bushfire fighting;
  • Weed control;
  • Road and fire trail maintenance;
  • Building and facilities maintenance;
  • Vehicle and equipment maintenance;
  • Assisting with tree marking, ecological and cultural heritage surveys ahead of forest operations;
  • Heavy plant operation.
The opportunity available is seasonal in nature and workloads will vary depending on wildfire conditions. You may work extended hours/shift/days under physically testing conditions. You will be part of the organisation's fire readiness strategy and will be on our fire roster. At times you will be required to be on-call at home depending on the local fire danger.

We would love you to have:
  • Demonstrated skills and/or experience in forestry, farming, outdoor or construction works;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team to meet work standards and deadlines;
  • Good verbal communication skills;
  • Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new technologies;
  • Hold and maintain a valid driver’s licence (and other relevant licences);
  • A great attitude and willingness to adhere to our core Values and Behaviours.
Experience or competency in the following would be highly regarded but are not essential:
  • Experience in the operation of heavy plant and chainsaw use;
  • Experience in bushfire fighting;
  • Truck licence (MR, HR, HC etc);
  • First aid, use of chemicals and any trade qualifications;
  • Studying for or have tertiary qualifications, particularly Forestry, Environmental or Natural Sciences.
You can apply here for more information please contact Peter Tarjanyi – Protection Supervisor via (e) at Peter.Tarjanyi@fcnsw.com.au.

Please include your suburb and preferred depot/s (Mandalong and/or Buladelah) in your CV application.

*Applicants who reside within 45 minutes from the Forestry Depots will be looked upon favorably*

Applications Close: Sunday 3 July 2022, 11:59pm AEST

The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Drug and Alcohol screening, and Medical Assessment and/or a Fire Task Based Assessment (TBA).

When circumstances require, firefighting is an essential element of the role. Accordingly, the successful candidate(s) must be fit to perform firefighting activities, which may include working in smoky conditions and the ability to be physically active in uneven or steep terrain. A pre-employment medical assessment may preclude applicants that are unable to meet the inherent requirements of the role due to high-risk conditions for example active asthma or heart conditions in line with AFAC guidelines.

PDF description: Seasonal Forestry Worker - Hunter - Closing 3 July 2022.pdf

For more info
Contact: Peter Tarjanyi
E-mail: Peter.Tarjanyi@fcnsw.com.au
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Seasonal Forestry Worker – Mid North Coast

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Mid North Coast

Job Description:

  • Do you love working outdoors?
  • Do you want to protect communities and forests from wildfire?
Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial plantation and native forests in NSW. We manage more than two million hectares of forests for the economic, environmental, and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are focused on empowering our people to use their creativity, authenticity and diverse thinking to be the champions of change now and into the future. That is why no matter who you are, we encourage you to apply for this position. Our workforce reflects the diverse communities in which we work and so we strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds to apply.

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

A career at FCNSW is built on the foundations of our values:
  1. Wellbeing: The safety and wellbeing of our people is priority.
  2. Respect: We care for country, community, and ourselves.
  3. Integrity: We are honest and accountable for all our actions.
  4. Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently and improve.
What we can offer you:
  • Competitive remuneration including weekend penalty rates, public holidays and additional loading for fire-fighting duties;
  • 5-day intensive training program gaining nationally recognised qualifications in Fire-Fighting;
  • Long term opportunities to gain extensive training in; Forest Firefighter, Advanced Firefighter, Crew Leader and Group Leader and Divisional Commander;
  • Training in 4WD driver safety;
  • An opportunity for further career experiences with potential to create a pathway to an exciting career with Forestry.
What you will be doing

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Seasonal Forestry Workers to join our team and assist with a wide range of outdoor work. You will undertake a variety of activities such as:
  • Hazard reduction burning and bushfire fighting;
  • Weed control;
  • Road and fire trail maintenance;
  • Building and facilities maintenance;
  • Vehicle and equipment maintenance;
  • Assisting with tree marking, ecological and cultural heritage surveys ahead of forest operations;
  • Heavy plant operation.
The opportunity available is seasonal in nature and workloads will vary depending on wildfire conditions. You may work extended hours/shift/days under physically testing conditions. You will be part of the organisation's fire readiness strategy and will be on our fire roster. At times you will be required to be on-call at home depending on the local fire danger.

We would love you to have:
  • Demonstrated skills and/or experience in forestry, farming, outdoor or construction works;
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team to meet work standards and deadlines;
  • Good verbal communication skills;
  • Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new technologies;
  • Hold and maintain a valid driver’s licence (and other relevant licences);
  • A great attitude and willingness to adhere to our core Values and Behaviours.
Experience or competency in the following would be highly regarded but are not essential:
  • Experience in the operation of heavy plant and chainsaw use;
  • Experience in bushfire fighting;
  • Truck licence (MR, HR, HC etc);
  • First aid, use of chemicals and any trade qualifications;
  • Studying for or have tertiary qualifications, particularly Forestry, Environmental or Natural Sciences.
You can apply here for more information please contact Mick Wilson – Protection Supervisor via (m) 0447 744 429 or via (e) at mick.wilson@fcnsw.com.au.

Please include your suburb and preferred depot/s (Wauchope, Wahcha and/ or Taree) in your CV application. Applicants who reside within 45 minutes from the Forestry Depots will be looked upon favorably. Applications Close: Sunday 3 July 2022, 11:59pm AEST

The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Drug and Alcohol screening, and Medical Assessment and/or a Fire Task Based Assessment (TBA).

When circumstances require, firefighting is an essential element of the role. Accordingly, the successful candidate(s) must be fit to perform firefighting activities, which may include working in smoky conditions and the ability to be physically active in uneven or steep terrain. A pre-employment medical assessment may preclude applicants that are unable to meet the inherent requirements of the role due to high-risk conditions for example active asthma or heart conditions in line with AFAC guidelines.

PDF description: Seasonal Forestry Worker - Mid North Coast FPA - Closing 3 July 2022.pdf

For more info
Contact: Mick Wilson
E-mail: mick.wilson@fcnsw.com.au
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Fire, Natural Hazards and Resilience Manager

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Sydney (Flexible)

Job Description:
Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial plantation and native forests in NSW. We manage more than two million hectares of forests for the environmental, economic, and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are focused on empowering our people to use their creativity, authenticity and innovative thinking to be the champions of change now and into the future. That is why no matter who you are, we encourage you to apply for the job that’s right for you. We aim to have a workforce that reflects the diverse communities in which we work and so we strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

At Forestry Corporation of NSW our values are at the heart of everything that we do. We hope you share our values of:

  1. Wellbeing: Everyone home, injury free, everyday
  2. Respect: We care for country, community, and ourselves
  3. Integrity: We are honest and accountable
  4. Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently, be bold and continuously improve
What we can offer you:
  • Great organisation values and culture with potential opportunity to join our in-house Leadership Development Program
  • Flexible work location – Noted that during Summer season the successful candidate will need to be Sydney based in order to regularly attend various agencies headquarters etc.)
  • Attractive salary package in accordance with our classification structure plus exclusive company benefits
What you will be doing
  • Leading a team responsible for the formulation and implementation of strategies, policies and plans associated with the prevention, mitigation and response to natural hazards and disaster-related emergencies; and risks to the Corporation’s forest estate, property assets and commercial viability, as well as the cultural assets, environment, economy and communities in which we operate.
  • Building and maintaining important external stakeholder relationships and representing the Corporation in discussions and negotiations with senior representatives of government and regulatory agencies, and as required, commercial partners, community and industry bodies at State and National levels.
  • Providing authoritative advice and guidance to senior management to ensure risks are effectively identified, managed and responded to in a way which is compliant and insofar as possible, ensures the protection of the Corporation’s assets, commercial performance and reputation.
  • Taking a lead in determining, co-ordinating and implementing timely and effective response and recovery activities, in conjunction with other relevant agencies during times of emergency.
  • Ensuring the Corporation meets its obligtions under the Rural Fires Act 1997 as a fire fighting authority; and State level responsibilities as part of the NSW coordinated fire fighting arrangements. This includes coordinating the Corporation’s response and recovery operations at State Operations.
We would love you to have:
  • Substantial relevant experience at a senior level in complex, commercially focused, geographically dispersed organisations preferably in a resource management industry heavily impacted by a complex regulatory framework and/or a strong safety and/or environmental focus.
  • Significant strategic and operational experience in the prevention, mitigation and response to fire and other disaster-related emergencies and risks, including experience in coordination and command functions in an Emergency Management context.
  • Exceptional relationship, influencing and negotiation skills supported by demonstrated experience dealing with multiple stakeholders with potentially competing interests.
  • Highly-developed written and verbal communication skills and experience in delivering presentations and group facilitation.
  • Proven track record in conceptualising, formulating and implementing change initiatives in support of improved performance.
  • High levels of personal drive and initiative, with a strong achievement orientation.
  • Ability to lead and manage a small team.
  • Proven organisational skills - ability to plan and prioritise work, meet standards and deadlines.
  • Availability and willingness to undertake significant intrastate and other travel, frequently involving overnight stays.
  • Tertiary qualifications in land management and/or fire or emergency management or other relevant discipline, or extensive relevant experience.
You can apply here or press the APPLY button below, For more information please contact Ross Dickson via email on ross.dickson@fcnsw.com.au

Applications close: Sunday 10 July 2022, 11:59 AEST

Depending on the role the successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Drug and Alcohol screening, and Medical Assessment and/or a Fire Task Based Assessment (TBA).

For more info
Contact: Ross Dickson
E-mail: ross.dickson@fcnsw.com.au

Applications close: Sunday, 10-Jul-2022

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Regional Manager, Green Triangle

Company/Location: PF Olsen Australia

Job Description:

PF Olsen Australia is Australia’s leading and largest independent forest management services provider. Due to a recent internal promotion, a vacancy has become available in the Green Triangle Region for a Regional Manager.

We’re seeking a suitably experienced and qualified candidate to lead a professional team of 12 staff who manage a significant, predominantly eucalypt estate of over 84,000 hectares with an annual harvest volume of circa 1.3 million green metric tonnes. The role will report to our National Operations Manager and be responsible for the team’s delivery against a broad range of financial, environmental, cultural, technical and safety metrics.

To succeed at PF Olsen, you need to be:

  • Highly motivated, and a self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Intelligent, admin savvy and willing to get your hands dirty
  • Prepared to assert your views when needed but demonstrate a clear respect for all team members
  • Focused on internal and client relationships to maintain the balance between meeting the needs of our clients and PF Olsen
  • Focused on delivering high quality results in a service environment
  • Highly effective at leading, motivating, managing and developing teams
Given the nature and scale of operations, we are seeking a passionate and proactive individual with well-developed leadership skills who can deal with autonomous decision making while keeping senior management informed on important issues in a timely and competent manner. You will also have a strong demonstrated experience in strategic and operational decision making within forest management and harvesting.

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

If you think this opportunity might be for you then email a copy of your resume to menika.kukreja@pfolsen.com.

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

Applications close on Wednesday 20 July 2022.

PF Olsen Australia is an equal opportunity employer.

For more info
Contact: Menika Kukreja
E-mail: menika.kukreja@pfolsen.com

Applications close: Wednesday, 20-Jul-2022

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Forestry IT

Business Applications Analyst

Company/Location: Timberlands Pacific / Tasmania or Mt Gambier

Job Description:
Are you looking for opportunities to develop and succeed, working in a small team in a fast paced, flexible and supportive environment?

An opening now exists for an experienced Business Application Specialist to develop, maintain, improve and support current applications and implement new solutions. The successful applicant will strive to innovate and improve the current applications and provide input in the overall user experience.

About us

Timberlands Pacific provides world class sustainable forest management and operations, from establishment through to sales and marketing on a significant scale.

Our estates include Taswood Estate in Tasmania and Penola Plantations across the South Australian and Victorian borders. We are strongly committed to the regional communities in which we operate in and creating value for our clients.

The Role

The position is a key member of our close knit ICT Team, responsible for maintaining and reporting on Timberlands Pacific’s ICT systems, data warehouse and databases. 

The successful candidate will play a key role in recommending systems to stakeholders and maintaining the information flow critical to the businesses operations, reporting and decision making.

To be Successful

Applicants will be customer focused and have the ability to work with a wide range of stakeholders to drive a task from conception to delivery.

They will possess excellent communication and team skills, have experience in delivering new applications, optimising existing and improving integration between various technologies and hold a tertiary qualification in IT or related discipline.

At Timberlands Pacific we value diversity and are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and a safe workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex and genders.

This role is based in Launceston, Tasmania, however could be situated in Mt Gambier South Australia.

To submit an application please supply a cover letter together with your CV and email gayle.quin@tppl.com.au, or for a confidential discussion, contact Micheal Lapthorne on (+61) 0409 005 443.

Applications close on 15 July 2022.

For more information on Timberlands Pacific visit our website at www.tppl.com.au

For more info
Contact: Gayle Quin
E-mail: gayle.quin@tppl.com.au

Applications close: Friday, 15-Jul-2022

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Spatial Information Systems Officer

Company/Location: Timberlands Pacific / Launceston or Mt Gambier

Job Description:

Are you looking for opportunities to develop and succeed, working in a small team in a fast paced, flexible and supportive environment?

An opening now exists for an experienced Spatial Information Systems Officer to manage and maintain forest stand records and other spatial data related to forest management. The successful applicant will analyse and report on data and support the operational users of the forest management system.

About us

Timberlands Pacific provides world class sustainable forest management and operations, from establishment through to sales and marketing on a significant scale.

Our estates include Taswood Estate in Tasmania and Penola Plantations across the South Australian and Victorian borders. We are strongly committed to the regional communities in which we operate in and creating value for our clients.

The Role

The position is a key member of our Technical Team, responsible for maintaining and improving spatial data and spatial information systems to ensure they remain fit for purpose and continue to meet business needs. 

The successful candidate will play a key role in developing the spatial database, maintaining spatial data, identifying system and data deficiencies, and providing solutions in a timely manner. They will also provide technical support and training to system users to enable user driven production of operational maps.

To be Successful

Applicants will hold a tertiary qualification in Spatial Science or a related field and have experience in spatial data management, mapping and analysis using ESRI ArcGIS products.

They will possess excellent communication and team skills, to discuss issues, resolve problems, and actively influence others to achieve objectives. Applicants will have the ability to develop creative solutions to resolve problems of varying complexity.

At Timberlands Pacific we value diversity and are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and a safe workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sex and genders.

This role is based in Launceston, Tasmania, however could be situated in Mt Gambier South Australia if preferred.

To submit an application please supply a cover letter together with your CV and email gayle.quin@tppl.com.au, or for a confidential discussion, contact Robert Musk on (+61) 499 887 067.

Applications close on 15 July 2022.

For more information on Timberlands Pacific visit our website at www.tppl.com.au

For more info
Contact: Gayle Quin
E-mail: gayle.quin@tppl.com.au

Applications close: Friday, 15-Jul-2022

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Plywood Mill Production Manager

Company/Location: Vientiane, Lao PDR

Job Description:
Burapha Agroforestry Co., Ltd is a Swedish/Lao plantation and wood products manufacturing company, with its own plywood mill, sawmill, and plantations.

Established in Lao PDR in 1994, Burapha’s objective is to build a timber plantation asset in Laos large enough to be the core wood supplier for a major industrial operation. Burapha currently operates a sawmill/furniture factory and a plywood mill, which commenced production in 2021.

Location: Hinheup District on a Monday to Friday drive-in, drive-out roster from Vientiane

Reporting to the Industry Manager, you will be responsible for the plywood mill’s production activities to meet the company’s safety, quality and production targets. With a large Lao workforce currently at 250 employees and further ramp-up planned, this is a significant people management role, requiring a strong focus on all aspects of leadership to instill a performance-based, production culture. Naturally, training and development of the Lao team is an integral part of your role as an expatriate.

As a member of the plywood mill leadership team, you will work closely with your peer Maintenance Manager and Technical Manager. You will act as a change agent, instilling a commercial, performance-focused culture within the operation while retaining a team-based environment where people enjoy coming to work.

Another key to your success will be your ability to work effectively with your peer leadership team, in particular, the Maintenance, Sales and Marketing and Technical Managers.

This is an attractive opportunity for an experienced production manager to make their mark in an expatriate role in a growing business with an exciting future.

While you will be based residentially in the Laos’ capital of Vientiane, you will stay at the plywood mill in Hinheup District, approximately 1.5hrs out of Vientiane on a Monday to Friday roster.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Burapha’s Plywood mill production to meet safety, quality and production targets
  • Champion a positive safety culture that reflects Burapha’s commitment to the health and safety of all employees
  • Establish production and safety KPI’s and a performance-based culture where employees understand their contribution to the company’s business and are recognised for their achievements in a team-based environment
  • Constantly review and improve production reporting tools and practices, analysing data for trends
  • Manage the development and implementation of Standard Operating Procedures for key production activities and training to these standards
  • Optimise manufacturing and planning to enable efficient operations to fulfil customer requirements
  • Work closely with the Maintenance Manager to maximise availability and reliability of equipment and machinery
  • Work closely with the Product Manager regarding QA/QC and technical equipment issues
  • Instill continuous improvement practices in line with Lean or similar manufacturing principles, supported by rigorous audit and review processes
  • Actively support ongoing operator and supervisor training and development
  • Ensure compliance with related legal/statutory regulations, professional duties, responsibilities and obligations
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Manage production budget with a strong focus on cost control
Qualifications / Experience:
  • Demonstrated manufacturing/production management experience, ideally gained in wood industry operations
  • Previous exposure to Lean or similar operating principles
  • Experience in start-up or turn-around production facilities an advantage
  • Proven ability in building a successful, production-focused culture
  • High level of computer literacy in MS Office, combined with experience in ERP systems
  • Safety first approach demonstrated and acted on consistently
  • Strong commercial acumen and cost focus
  • Outstanding interpersonal and English communication skills
  • Excellent leadership ability to motivate and manage a diverse team with previous expatriate experience in a developing country desirable
  • Strong analytical and decision-making ability
We offer a competitive expatriate remuneration package including comprehensive health insurance and a supportive and committed team environment.

To apply, please send your CV, proof of qualifications and a cover letter (optional) to: recruitment@buraphawood.com.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

For more info
Contact: Human Resources Department
E-mail: recruitment@buraphawood.com
Phone: (+856) 21 451 841

Applications close: Sunday, 10-Jul-2022

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Wood Transport/Logistics

Roading Coordinator

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW

Job Description:
Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial plantation and native forests in NSW. We manage more than two million hectares of forests for the environmental, economic, and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and focus on empowering our people to use their creativity, authenticity and innovative thinking to be the champions of change now and into the future. That is why no matter who you are, we encourage you to apply for the job that’s right for you. We aim to have a workforce that reflects the diverse communities in which we work and so we strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

At Forestry Corporation of NSW, our values are at the heart of everything that we do. We hope you share our values of:

  1. Wellbeing: Everyone home, injury free, everyday
  2. Respect: We care for country, community, and ourselves
  3. Integrity: We are honest and accountable
  4. Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently, be bold and continuously improve
What we can offer you:
  • Permanent, full-time opportunity based in the beautiful hinterland town of Wauchope
  • Great opportunity in a dynamic, outdoors environment
  • The chance to join Forestry Corporation NSW to assist in re-building infrastructure post fire and floods, in addition to maintaining access to support ongoing forest management activities
What you will be doing
  • Supervising forest road maintenance and construction works in accordance with operational plans to required environmental standards for a range of activities including harvesting, plantation management, recreation and community access.
  • Coordinating a variety of plant including grader, truck, backhoe, roller, dozer, tanker and other miscellaneous equipment, and supervising on site contractors and suppliers.
  • Proactively managing safety of staff, contractors and others in all operations.
  • Monitoring compliance of roading operations with corporate and regulatory standards; environmental and other relevant legislation; licences and codes, and relevant FCNSW operational plans.
  • Participate in hazard reduction burning and firefighting.
We would love you to have:
  • Sound experience and skills in all aspects of forest roading operations including supervisory responsibilities.
  • Ability to readily understand, implement and supervise works under specific operating conditions eg in operational plans, codes and technical guidelines
  • Proven ability to interpret contract requirements and effectively manage contractors.
  • Excellent organisational skills with ability to plan and prioritise work, meet standards and deadlines.
  • Ability to both lead and work effectively as part of a team, as well as work with a high level of independence.
  • Excellent understanding and commitment to safety within an operational environment
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate with a range of stakeholders
  • Computer literacy and basic iPad/tablet skills plus the ability to learn and apply new technologies to your work.
  • Capacity and willingness to undertake fire and fuel management duties, firefighting and extensive travel (mainly driving); work extended hours, and to maintain sufficient fitness for the job (e.g. able to efficiently conduct reconnaissance/investigation through difficult terrain and dense vegetation) and a current driver’s licence.
You can apply here. For more information please contact Craig Busby via (m) (+61) 428 653 438 or via (e) craig.busby@fcnsw.com.au.

Applications close:  Monday 18th July 2022 11:59pm AEST

Depending on the role the successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Drug and Alcohol screening, and/or Medical Assessment and/or a Fire Task Based Assessment (TBA).

At Forestry Corporation, the health, safety and wellbeing of our people, our contractors and our communities is the highest priority, which is why require all employees to be:
  • fully vaccinated with a Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved COVID-19 vaccine; or
  • have an approved medical contraindication.

PDF description: Roading Coordinator - Wauchope - closing Monday 18th July.pdf

For more info
Contact: Craig Busby
E-mail: craig.busby@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: (+61) 428 653 438

Applications close: Monday, 18-Jul-2022

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Engineering/Maintenance

Graduate Forester

Company/Location: Pan Pac Forest Products Ltd - Napier

Job Description:
Put your learning into action and start your career with us! We value sustainable forestry practices and are looking for innovative ways to shape the future of our industry.

About the opportunity

As a Graduate Forester, you will be provided with a unique platform to launch your career, based at our Whirinaki mill site north of Napier.

You will provide technical and operational support for our Forests team, while also assisting the team to maintain, and continuously improve, key safety, environmental, financial, operational and information objectives. You will gain experience in the wider Pan Pac business and supply chain as part of your initial posting and encouraged to apply for other employment opportunities that may arise within Pan Pac.

As well as surrounding you with a supportive team who are passionate about what they do, we'll provide exceptional mentoring and development to enable your career in Forestry to grow! Pan Pac values the contributions of all employees and provides challenging roles that encourage innovation and development.

About us

We add value to our natural resources. Our business is renewables, and we have been a part of New Zealand's bio-based economy for 50 years. We grow, process, and deliver quality radiata products to national and international markets. Sustainability and safety are the foundations of our business. We have a team of over 450 full time staff and 400 contractors. We care for our people, the environment and our community.

We offer

  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Secure employment
  • A supportive learning and development environment
  • Reward and recognition
  • Flexible work options
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Free life insurance for you and discounted insurance for your partner
  • Subsidised medical insurance for you and your family
  • Discounted petrol
  • Free flu injections
  • Retail discounts
  • EAP
  • Annual firewood allocation
  • Relocation costs
  • Family friendly events
About you

This is not just a desk job! It will give you exposure to a variety of environments; therefore, you'll need to come with a high level of fitness. You'll also need to be flexible, adaptable and able to work outside normal business hours from time to time.

In addition, you need the following to be successful in this role:
  • A tertiary qualification (degree or diploma) in Forestry or Forest Engineering/or be in your final year of study
  • A strong safety and health ethic
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, but also across many different teams
  • Ability to work logically and methodically with good attention to detail
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Please apply online at: www.panpac.co.nz/people/careers.

For more info
Contact: Kayla ODowd
E-mail: Kayla.O'Dowd@panpac.co.nz

Applications close: Sunday, 24-Jul-2022

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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Tree Breeding - Orchard and Field Trials Manager

Company/Location: Radiata Pine Breeding Company (RPBC) | Christchurch

Job Description:

Established in 2002, The Radiata Pine Breeding Company (RPBC), a not-for-profit, is New Zealand’s only specialist Radiata Pine breeding company and occupies a central position in the Australasian production forest breeding chain. RPBC breeds elite genetic material, provides knowledge and support to continuously improve profitability for Australasian radiata pine forest owners.

RPBC has 15 Australasian shareholders representing organisations from across the value chain: vertically integrated forestry companies, forest owners, forest management companies, seed, and planting stock producers. Together, these shareholders account for more than one million hectares of radiata pine plantations in New Zealand and Australia.

RPBC operates a tree breeding orchard near Amberley, Canterbury and over 50 active breeding trials in New Zealand and Australia. RPBC is entering a new era, moving to capitalise on its strong foundations and access to unique genetic resources by embracing new breeding technologies. We are on a mission to increase the rate of genetic gain delivery to the production forest and need you to join us in the position of;

Tree Breeding - Orchard and Field Trials Manager

Key Role Responsibilities 

  • Oversight of all RPBC tree breeding trials, breeding orchards and genetic resource archives across New Zealand and Australia. 
  • Identification and establishment of new locations for tree breeding trials
  • Liaising with Nursery Managers to manage new tree stocks
  • Digital mapping and data management
  • Management and oversight of planting programs
  • Accurate collection of trial data and related reporting
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders and collaborators
  • Evaluation of new technology in data capture /collection methods
  • Contractor planning and management
  • Pre-planning operational activities and safe operational procedures
  • Be an efficient and effective member of a small operational team
Candidate Experience and Qualifications
  • A qualified technical forester or similar preferred with current on-the-ground experience – candidates with agriculture/horticulture field research experience also considered
  • Can demonstrate confidence in contractor management and safe work practice
  • Good organisational skills, resourceful ‘get it done’ type of person
  • Effective communicator in both technical and non-technical content
  • Competence in data handling and ArcGIS, GeoMaster or similar
  • Good networking skills
This role is ideally based at the RPBC offices, University of Canterbury, Christchurch. Travel within New Zealand and occasionally Australia will be required.

A competitive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate. All applicants must have current eligibility to work in New Zealand. This position will remain open to applicants until filled.

Please email a cover letter and up-to-date CV to: career@rpbc.co.nz.

For more info
Contact: RPBC
E-mail: career@rpbc.co.nz
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Forest Management

GIS Analyst/Forester

Company/Location: Margules Groome Consulting - Auckland/NZ

Job Description:

Margules Groome is a leading advisor and consultant to the forestry and agriculture industries. Our clients include the largest forest managers and investors globally, government agencies, and leading NGO’s. 

Margules Groome is looking to employ a GIS Analyst/Forester into their Auckland office.

The successful applicant will be part of a team of management consultants working globally across a broad range of forestry, land use, and wood processing projects including forest valuation, due diligence, resource assessment, performance improvement, climate change, feasibility studies, and market analysis.

Required Qualifications:

  • A professional degree in forestry or similar qualification from a recognised tertiary institution
  • Relevant post-graduate qualifications would be an advantage
Preferred Skills / Knowledge:
  • Sound understanding of the New Zealand and/or Australian forestry sectors. Experience in forestry industries further afield will also be an advantage.
  • Proven GIS skills (ArcGIS and/or QGIS) with experience in forest mapping
  • Remote sensing experience
  • Python and or R scripting skills
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills in English
  • Experience with commonly used forestry applications is an advantage (e.g. YTGEN, MARVL, Woodstock, Tigermoth etc)
  • Understanding of financial modelling also an advantage
Experience:

More than three years of work experience in the forest industry (or related industries) is preferred. Job title and remuneration will reflect the experience of the successful applicant.

Personal Attributes:
  • Practical and flexible, with the ability to multitask
  • Able to work in a team or individually with minimal supervision
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Strong self-motivation and results focused under tight time frames
  • Health and safety conscious
  • The willingness and ability to travel when required
If you are interested, please email your application letter and CV to Margules Groome. All applicants must have current eligibility to work in New Zealand or Australia, however, consideration will be given to offshore applicants with excellent suitability.

Email: recruitment@margulesgroome.com

Or visit www.margulesgroome.com for further information

For more info
Contact: Margules Groome Consulting
E-mail: recruitment@margulesgroome.com
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Regional Manager - Gisborne

Company/Location: PF Olsen | Gisborne

Job Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has 50 years’ forestry services experience with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. With our vision to be ‘The professional forest management company of choice,’ we strive to be industry leaders in value maximization and risk reduction for forest owners through all aspects of forest management.

PF Olsen wants you to help us in shaping the future of the forestry industry by joining a company that values and grows its employees while putting health and safety at the forefront. Our company endorses and promotes sustainable forestry practices, and with 14 offices throughout New Zealand, we are leading the way in land-capacity-based afforestation solutions.

We are looking for a Regional Manager to steer our business in this Gisborne region. You will be responsible for overseeing all forestry, harvesting, consultancy and new work development functions in the region. This role will ensure operations are efficient, and fully integrated, and deliver excellent financial, H&S, and environmental outcomes to our clients. The successful candidate will ensure the region generates profits from the provision of forest and harvest management as well as consultancy services which leads to sustainable growth

Requirements

  • 3+ years of managing a team of forestry silviculture and harvesting experts
  • Strong client liaison skills
  • Ability to manage the constantly changing harvesting environment
  • Knowledge of environmental protection and compliance and ensuring processes and procedures are followed
  • Understands that Health and Safety knowledge is vital to our business and maintains up-to-date information on any changes to our standard procedures.
  • Communicate with other areas of PF Olsen including GIS, Accounts, Accounting and finance, other regions etc
  • Proven new work development track record
  • Solid understanding of forest health and reporting where required
Benefits
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Career progression
  • Training and upskilling opportunities
  • Attractive employee benefits package, insurances - life, income protection, medical (dental)
  • Morning and afternoon teas
  • Access to company holiday homes (for those crucial family holidays)
PF Olsen is a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For more information on this role, please apply with your resume and cover letter to Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com and we will endeavour to get back to you asap.

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com
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Harvesting Manager

Company/Location: Manulife Investment Management Forest Management (NZ) Limited, Rotorua

Job Description:

Manulife Investment Management Forest Management (NZ) Limited (MFM (NZ)), formally Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd, was established in 2004 to manage forests on behalf of Manulife Investment Management Timberland and Agriculture Inc’s (MIMTA) clients. MIMTA is one of the longest-tenured and largest timberland investment managers in the world and forms part of Manulife’s Global Wealth and Asset Management business.

In Aotearoa, MFM (NZ) protects and manages approximately 172,000 hectares of plantation forest, producing an annual harvest volume of approximately 4.7 million m³. Providing a safe and inclusive workplace for its employees and contractors and managing all operations to ensure excellence in environmental outcomes are MFM (NZ)’s highest priorities.

The Role

Reporting to the National Harvesting Manager, this is one of two new leadership roles within our harvesting team. The role will manage a small team of Harvesting Foresters who oversee the health and safety, value recovery, log quality, environmental and production performance of harvesting crews. The incumbent will also be in the forest regularly providing a balance of office and field time. The role will work alongside the National Harvesting Manager to set budgets, monitor production targets, champion a positive health and safety culture and coach and inspire team members.

What We Can Offer You

MFM (NZ) is one of New Zealand’s largest forest management companies and will offer a highly competitive package to our chosen candidate. Along with base salary and annual bonus, a work vehicle including private use is supplied. We also provide a suite of benefits including health insurance, trauma, income protection and life insurance, additional KiwiSaver contributions, gym subsidy, long service leave and now also paid parental leave. Generous financial support for formal external tuition can be accessed to ensure our employees can learn and grow while working with us. MFM (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

First and foremost, we’re after someone with a can do attitude who has strong leadership qualities aligned to our Manulife values. We want a positive leader who has great relationship management skills and can promote effective safety values within our operations; someone who nurtures relationships and fosters a high-performance culture based on authenticity, trust and collaboration. It goes without saying that candidates need significant experience in managing harvesting operations, crew management, and commercial contract administration. While experience with staff management is preferred, it is not essential.

To Apply

Opportunities to join our business in a leadership role don’t come along often so we’re excited to invite passionate and energetic candidates to apply. More information can be found on our website. Please send applications in the form of a cover letter and CV to our Human Resources Team at hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com by Wednesday 6 July 2022.

MFM (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. MFM (NZ) values diversity and inclusion and is comfortable to provide any reasonably necessary accommodation to foster such a workforce.

PDF description: Harvesting Manager Overview June 2022.pdf

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

Company/Location: Manulife Investment Management Forest Management (NZ) Limited, Rotorua

Job Description:
Manulife Investment Management Forest Management (NZ) Limited (MFM (NZ)), formally Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd, was established in 2004 to manage forests on behalf of Manulife Investment Management Timberland and Agriculture Inc’s (MIMTA) clients. MIMTA is one of the longest-tenured and largest timberland investment managers in the world and forms part of Manulife’s Global Wealth and Asset Management business.

In Aotearoa, MFM (NZ) protects and manages approximately 172,000 hectares of plantation forest, producing an annual harvest volume of approximately 4.7 million m³. Providing a safe and inclusive workplace for its employees and contractors and managing all operations to ensure excellence in environmental outcomes are MFM (NZ)’s highest priorities.

The Role

We’re seeking an energetic and positive harvesting supervisor to join our tight-knit team. The role will oversee the health and safety, value recovery, log quality, environmental and production performance of harvesting crews. The position also contributes to the overall business performance by way of budget setting and monitoring. All the while, delivering excellent health, safety, environmental and cost outcomes for our contractors and clients.

What We Can Offer You

MFM (NZ) is one of New Zealand’s largest forest management companies and will offer a highly competitive package to our chosen candidate. Along with base salary and annual bonus, a work vehicle including private use is supplied. We also provide a suite of benefits including health insurance, trauma, income protection and life insurance, additional KiwiSaver contributions, gym subsidy, long service leave and now also paid parental leave. Generous financial support for formal external tuition can be accessed to ensure our employees can learn and grow while working with us. MFM (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

Important for this role are solid relationship management and communication skills. Candidates may have a qualification in forestry however we also really value those with extensive practical harvesting operations experience. To be successful in the role, you will understand the importance of delivering strong health, safety and environmental outcomes each and every day. The role has a component of administration work so candidates need to be proficient with Microsoft applications. We want someone who is a team player but can also work autonomously. Above all else, an unwavering commitment to delivering the highest health, safety and environmental standards is a must.

To Apply

We have top-class contractors working in our estates, so if you want to work with some of the best, we’d love to hear from you. More information can be found on our website. Please send applications in the form of a cover letter and CV to our Human Resources Team at hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com by Wednesday 6 July 2022.

MFM (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. MFM (NZ) values diversity and inclusion and is comfortable to provide any reasonably necessary accommodation to foster such a workforce.

PDF description: Harvesting Forester Overview June 2022.pdf

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

Company/Location: Manulife Investment Management Forest Management (NZ) Limited, Tokoroa (preferred)/Rotorua

Job Description:
Manulife Investment Management Forest Management (NZ) Limited (MFM (NZ)), formally Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd, was established in 2004 to manage forests on behalf of Manulife Investment Management Timberland and Agriculture Inc’s (MIMTA) clients. MIMTA is one of the longest-tenured and largest timberland investment managers in the world and forms part of Manulife’s Global Wealth and Asset Management business.

In Aotearoa, MFM (NZ) protects and manages approximately 172,000 hectares of plantation forest, producing an annual harvest volume of approximately 4.7 million m³. In our Central North Island region, we currently plant approximately 2,500 hectares and thin approximately 2,000 hectares per annum. Providing a safe and inclusive workplace for its employees and contractors and managing all operations to ensure excellence in environmental outcomes are MFM (NZ)’s highest priorities.

The Role

Reporting to the Silviculture Manager, this role is one of a team of six. The role will coordinate and manage the delivery of forestry / silvicultural operations including operational planning, rate setting, allocation of work to contractors and management of contractors. The role will also be accountable for managing crew productivity and quality while providing guidance and technical expertise to ensure production meets agreed plans using the most cost-effective option. All the while, delivering excellent health, safety, environmental and cost outcomes for our contractors and clients.

What We Can Offer You

MFM (NZ) is one of New Zealand’s largest forest management companies and will offer a highly competitive package to our chosen candidate. Along with base salary and annual bonus, a work vehicle including private use is supplied. We also provide a suite of benefits including health insurance, trauma, income protection and life insurance, additional KiwiSaver contributions, gym subsidy, long service leave and now also paid parental leave. Generous financial support for formal external tuition can be accessed to ensure our employees can learn and grow while working with us. MFM (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 to hit the ground running and so a good level of silviculture experience is preferred for this role. We’d like someone with strong forestry operations planning, spraying and contractor management experience. However, regardless of experience level, we want someone with lots of positivity, who is solution-oriented, welcomes change and seeks out innovation. A great team player with strong relationship and people management abilities will be welcomed as will a high level of technical skills and confidence with software. Above all else, an unwavering commitment to delivering the highest health, safety and environmental standards is a must.

To Apply

If you’re looking for a change and a chance to work for one of New Zealand’s leading forest managers, we’d love to hear from you. More information can be found on our website. Please send applications in the form of a cover letter and CV to our Human Resources Team at hfmnzcareers@hnrg.com by Wednesday 6 July 2022.

MFM (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. MFM (NZ) values diversity and inclusion and is comfortable to provide any reasonably necessary accommodation to foster such a workforce.

PDF description: Forester Overview June 2022.pdf

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

Company/Location: Summit Forests New Zealand - Far North

Job Description:
Summit Forests New Zealand Limited (Summit) is a subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, a major Japanese trading house with a proud 100-year trading history and a broader shared history of over 400 years. The group has over 73,000 employees operating in 66 countries, and over NZD$100 billion in assets. 

In 2013 Summit purchased the former Juken Forest estate (36,000 ha) within Northland which included transfer of all local staff and contracts. Since then, the Company has been in a strong growth phase and has expanded the footprint of the forest estate throughout Northland, Whanganui, Gisborne and Coromandel regions. The company has also developed a significant exporting function, operating out of three North Island ports. Summit’s head office is based in Auckland, and we have operational offices in Kaitaia, Coromandel and Gisborne. 

Due to a staff member retiring we are looking for a young keen individual to join our Northland team based in the Kaitaia region. Here you will have the opportunity to develop your skills and get exposure to a wide range of operations in a busy but small Forestry Team. 

Key responsibilities will include: 

  • Supervising silviculture operations including aerial spraying, planting and thinning to make sure they are complying with operational documentation to ensure safe, effective, and efficient operations.
  • Assist with thinning pre-assessment
  • Assist with quality control plots with planting and thinning operations
  • Assist with data entry in company forest management system LRM
  • Coordinate inventory operations including mid-rotation and pre-harvest. 
  • Assist the Harvest Team with post-harvest rehabilitation
As the successful applicant, you will have the following attributes: 
  • Tertiary education in Forestry or related field
  • Experience in the Forestry industry is preferred however recent forestry graduates will also be considered 
  • Self-motivated
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Motivated and willing to learn
  • Computer literacy use of MS suite of applications and forestry applications such as ArcGIS,
This is an exciting opportunity to work with an experienced team in a dynamic work environment. We will offer a competitive salary package commensurate to the position. Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to hr@summitforest.co.nz.

For more info
Contact: Human Resources Manager
E-mail: hr@summitforest.co.nz
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Forest Manager – Rotorua

Company/Location: PF Olsen / Rotorua

Job Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has 50 years of forestry services experience with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. With our vision to be ‘The professional forest management company of choice,’ we strive to be industry leaders in value maximization and risk reduction for forest owners through all aspects of forest management.

PF Olsen wants you to help us in shaping the future of the forestry industry by joining a company that values and grows its employees while putting health and safety at the forefront of every activity. Our company endorses and promotes sustainable forestry practices, and in Rotorua, we are leading the way in land-capacity-based afforestation solutions.

We are looking for a Forest Manager in Rotorua to join this fast-paced, varied, and rewarding role with a great mix of field-based and office-based work. In this position, you will be managing all aspects of forest management for a variety of clients across the wider CNI area. You will be joining a fun team of 9 other Forest Managers in our Rotorua head office which is situated right beside the famous Rotorua Redwoods. It’s the perfect spot for achieving that work-life balance you have been looking for – where you can easily pop out for a run or ride at lunch or after work!

PF Olsen has a wide variety of other staff also based in Rotorua with supportive team culture and robust training plans. If you are an experienced and motivated Forest Manager, a team player with a can-do attitude, then you are who we are looking for!

Duties will include:

  • Planning, management, and supervision of forestry operations
  • Contractor supervision and client liaison
  • A high level of performance in H&S, environmental and value creation for clients
  • The ability to grow your knowledge with project work from time to time
To be successful, you will already have:
  • In-depth knowledge of all types of NZ forestry silviculture
  • Forestry crew experience and/or tertiary qualification in Forestry or a related discipline (while not essential, would be an advantage)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills
Benefits

The reason you would come and work with us....
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Internal career progression
  • Flexible work hours
  • Training and upskilling opportunities
  • Insurances: Medical, Life, and Income protection
  • Morning and afternoon teas
PF Olsen is a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For more information on this role, please apply with your resume and cover letter to Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com and we will endeavour to get back to you asap

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com
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Whanganui / Taranaki Regional Manager

Company/Location: PF Olsen

Job Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has 50 years of forestry services experience with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. With our vision to be ‘The professional forest management company of choice,’ we strive to be industry leaders in value maximization and risk reduction for forest owners through all aspects of forest management.

PF Olsen wants you to help us in shaping the future of the forestry industry by joining a company that values and grows its employees while putting health and safety at the forefront. Our company endorses and promotes sustainable forestry practices, and with 14 offices throughout New Zealand, we are leading the way in land-capacity-based afforestation solutions.

Due to the creation of a new Region (Whanganui/Taranaki), we are looking for a Regional Manager to steer our business in this region. You will be responsible for overseeing all forestry, harvesting, consultancy and new work development functions in the region – Wanganui / Taranaki. This role will ensure operations are efficient, fully integrated and deliver excellent financial, H&S and environmental outcomes to our clients. The successful candidate will ensure the region generates profits from the provision of forest and harvest management as well as consultancy services which leads to sustainable growth

This role is preferably based in Whanganui – a region known for its outstanding Whanganui River being the second-largest river in the North Island, the longest navigable waterway in the country, and runs for 290 kilometres from the heights of Mount Tongariro to Wanganui's coast and the Tasman Sea. Stunning scenery! PF Olsen would consider an alternative location for the right candidate.

Requirements

To be successful in this role you will demonstrate:

  • 3+ years of managing a team of forestry silviculture and harvesting experts
  • Strong client liaison skills
  • Ability to manage the constantly changing harvesting environment
  • Knowledge of environmental protection and compliance and ensuring processes and procedures are followed
  • Understands that Health and Safety knowledge is vital to our business and maintains up-to-date information on any changes to our standard procedures.
  • Communicate with other areas of PF Olsen including GIS, Accounts, Accounting and finance, other regions etc
  • Proven new work development track record
  • Solid understanding of forest health and reporting where required
Benefits
  • Competitive base salary and performance bonuses
  • Private use of Vehicle
  • Insurances (medical, life, and income protection)
  • Learning and development
  • Long service leave entitlements
PF Olsen is proud to be a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For more information on this role, please apply with your resume and cover letter to Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com and we will endeavour to get back to you asap.

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com
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Indigenous Forestry Adviser

Company/Location: Ministry for Primary Industries, Rotorua

Job Description:

  • Location: Rotorua
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary: $68,000 - $93,000
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with a wide range of stakeholders. 
  • Work in a regional role with a high level of autonomy, supported by a great team.
  • Your physical fitness ability will support you to thrive in this role.
Kōrero mō te tūranga - About the Role

Te Uru Rakāu's Forestry System directorate covers a wide range of policy and operational responsibilities, with a focus on supporting sustainable land management, use of our forestry resources and New Zealand's climate change responsibilities. The Indigenous Forestry Team operates across the length of the country - from kauri and tōtara forests in Northland to native beech forests in Southland - meeting some interesting characters along the way.

This role is responsible for implementing the provisions of the Forests Act relating to the sustainable use of privately owned indigenous forests from harvest through to export. This includes ensuring compliance with the regulations in their capacity as a warranted forestry officer. You will spend the majority of your day out in the field in this permanent Rotorua based role.

Mōu - About You

We are looking for someone with the ability to build and maintain strong relationships, who is capable and comfortable working autonomously or within a team. Being out in the elements won't faze you and you will be someone who thrives being out and about and on your feet.

Key requirements for this role are:
  • Physically fit and willing to undertake overnight travel.
  • Forest Management training or Resource Management or Ecology tertiary qualification and/or experience.
  • Technical knowledge / background in ecology, with an understanding and knowledge of indigenous forest ecosystems preferred. Indigenous species and timber recognition is an advantage.
  • Excellent written and analytical skills.
Desired skills include:
  • A background in compliance/enforcement is highly desired.
  • Understanding of the indigenous forestry sector in New Zealand, and the practice of sustainable forest management.
  • Sound understanding of, and experience operating in, Government processes including Parliamentary processes.
  • Knowledge of MPI business environment is highly desired.
About Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service

Forestry is one of our country's most successful primary industries. Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Service a branch within the Ministry for Primary Industries, builds on this success to create a sustainable and innovative forestry sector that continues to grow and adapt. Join our dynamic and diverse Te Uru Rākau - New Zealand Forest Serviceteam who all share the common goal of improving the social, environmental and economic outcomes for New Zealand.

To find out more about the Ministry and what we do please visit our website.

Me pēhea te tuku tono - How to Apply

To view the position description and/or apply for the role please click “APPLY FOR THIS JOB” or visit the MPI Careers Site. For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online careers portal.

To apply for this role you must hold the right to work in New Zealand or be eligible to obtain it – click here to find out more about work visa eligibility and options.

If you have any questions about the role, please contact Tamzyn Luafalealo, Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor on (+64) 4 894 0718 or Tamzyn.Luafalealo@mpi.govt.nz, quoting job no: MPI22/1641025.

The closing date is 17 July 2022.

The Ministry for Primary Industries is committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values inclusion and diversity. Your unique talents and experience will help us deliver exceptional services to our communities in Aotearoa. In return you'll enjoy an inclusive and flexible working environment in a diverse team of people while you're growing your career here in NZ and internationally. We actively encourage applications from all backgrounds. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us when you apply so that we can assist you through the recruitment process.

For more info
Contact: Tamzyn Luafalealo
E-mail: Tamzyn.Luafalealo@mpi.govt.nz
Phone: (+64) 4 894 0718

Applications close: Sunday, 17-Jul-2022

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Forestry Harvesting

Harvest Planner – Gisborne

Company/Location: PF Olsen / Gisborne

Job Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has 50 years’ forestry services experience with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. That’s 50 years of industry knowledge and employment stability across New Zealand. With our vision to be ‘The professional forest management company of choice,’ we strive to be industry leaders in value maximization and risk reduction for forest owners through all aspects of forest management.

PF Olsen wants you to help us in shaping the future of the forestry industry by joining a company that values and grows its employees while putting health and safety at the forefront of every activity. Our company endorses and promotes sustainable forestry practices, and in New Zealand, we are leading the way in land-capacity-based afforestation solutions.

PF Olsen Ltd is looking for an experienced Harvest Planner to achieve the timely provision of harvest plans that optimize harvesting outcomes. This person will help achieve team objectives in a collaborative and supportive manner whilst taking personal responsibility for own health and safety in the workplace; and participate in, and complying with, company health & safety, and environmental policies and procedures.

Requirements

  • Forestry qualified degree or similar
  • Strong knowledge and experience in harvest planning
  • Knowledge of the NES-PF and RMA
  • Have excellent communication/interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Have knowledge of harvesting systems and processes.
  • Very good computer skills
Your duties will include:
  • Prepare harvest plans for first rotation forests ranging in sizes from small woodlots to large scale corporate forests.
  • Prepare NES-PF Notices and obtain Resource Consents for harvest plans
  • Management and supervision of harvesting planning contractors to a high level of performance in H&S and Environmental compliance.
  • Contractor management including monitoring of operational performance
  • Client liaison and written reporting
Benefits
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Career progression
  • Training and upskilling opportunities
  • Attractive employee benefits package, insurances - life, income protection, medical (dental)
  • Morning and afternoon teas
  • Holiday home in the North Island
PF Olsen is a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For more information on this role, please apply with your resume and cover letter to Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com and we will endeavour to get back to you asap

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com
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Forestry IT

Senior Business Analyst – Rotorua

Company/Location: PF Olsen / Rotorua

Job Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has 50 years’ forestry services experience with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. With our vision to be ‘The professional forest management company of choice,’ we strive to be industry leaders in value maximization and risk reduction for forest owners through all aspects of forest management.

PF Olsen wants you to help us in shaping the future of the forestry industry by joining a company that values and grows its employees while putting health and safety at the forefront of every activity. Our company endorses and promotes sustainable forestry practices, and in New Zealand, we are leading the way in land-capacity-based afforestation solutions.

Rotorua has such an incredible backyard with the Redwoods for walking and mountain biking, bubbling hot pools, scenery; we're proud to say Rotorua is also a place where people live an enviable lifestyle, open up businesses, raise families, and support each other.

We are looking for a Senior Business Analyst that will define, document, and then manage the project lifecycle, and business change requirements. Their role is to ensure all stakeholders' requirements are accurately reflected and then designed into new or enhanced services, processes or practices, and be a champion of user requirements throughout design, development, and implementation. This role will be responsible for the maintenance and ongoing improvements of our core applications.

Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in an IT-related field
  • 3+ years of experience in business analysis, functional specifications, data collection and analysis
  • Client management experience
  • Strong knowledge of professional writing and reporting to various clients/stakeholders
  • Attention to detail, strong communication and works well in a team
Benefits
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Career progression
  • Training and upskilling opportunities
  • Attractive employee benefits package, insurances - life, income protection, medical
  • Social events monthly and snacks in the "smoko" room twice per day!
PF Olsen is a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For more information on this role, please apply with your resume and cover letter to Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com and we will endeavour to get back to you asap

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com
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Marketing and Sales

Key Account Manager

Company/Location: OFO Kaituna Sawmill - Blenheim

Job Description:

At OneFortyOne Kaituna Sawmill we believe that we are in charge of our own destiny. We believe that we grow a better tomorrow through everything that we do. OneFortyOne manage 160,000ha’s of forestry operations within Australasia, that see annual log sales in excess of 2 million cubic meters and lumber sales from two vertically integrated processing sites producing in excess of 400,000m3/pa.

At the Kaituna sawmill in Marlborough, we constantly challenge the status quo, and work to find new and innovative ways to be better at all we do. We respect our natural environment and the fabulous product we work with.

We have an employee-led, safety-first culture and take our environmental responsibilities seriously. We invest in our people and our plant and are currently busy with an $11 million upgrade to our site. Not only does this investment create new and exciting opportunities for our teams, but it also increases the value that can be extracted from the Woodfibre and reduces our carbon footprint. We build enduring relationships with our customers based on trust and integrity; our very first customer is still our largest customer today.

Due to our rapid expansion where we have grown 40% in the last two years and planning for future growth, we have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Key Account Manager to join our dynamic Sales and Marketing Team. Located in the beautiful Marlborough region, Kaituna Sawmill is situated 15 minutes outside Blenheim, and even though the Key Account Manager role will be based at the Kaituna Sawmill, the role can work flexibly as it will provide exposure to both domestic and international clients and travel to these sites is an integral part of the role.

Enthusiasm, energy, integrity, and a growth mindset are the most important qualities we look for in our team members. To make the cut, you will have a proven track record of developing new markets and growing sales revenue. Experience and existing contacts in the Timber industry will stand you in good stead as will your ability to build new and enhance existing client relationships. For full details about the role please review the full Position Description.

We offer the opportunity to earn a competitive rate and participate in an attractive profit share system while making a positive difference working in a fun and safe environment. View our company video on YouTube.

For more information or a confidential chat about the role, contact Bernadet (+64) 27 649 6011.

PDF description: Key Account Manager Kaituna PD 2020.pdf

For more info
Contact: Bernadet Hartley
E-mail: bernadet.hartley@onefortyone.co.nz
Phone: (+64) 27 649 6011
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Key Account Manager, Forests

Company/Location: OneFortyOne NZ - Nelson

Job Description:

OneFortyOne NZ is a vertically integrated forestry and sawmilling business. Our plantation is 80,000 hectares in size and has a total sales volume of 1.1 million cubic metres.

Our current Key Account Manager is heading overseas, leaving open an opportunity for you to join our team.

The Key Account Manager’s main function is to manage the relationships with OneFortyOne’s key domestic customers, involving planning and managing (with the wider team) the short and medium-term domestic log sales for the Forests business. There will also be involvement in managing export sales as required.

The role will be accountable for the delivery requirements and quality of all products to customers and ports. This involves assisting with and implementing market strategies that meet agreed revenue targets for the business as well as meeting all credit control requirements.

You will have;

  • great interpersonal skills, enjoys talking to people and forming long-term relationships
  • ability to lean into negotiations, manage conflict or issues
  • ability to build strong, trusted relationships
  • qualification or experience within the Forestry/wood sector
  • keen to take on a relationship role and further develop your sales experience
This role is highly accountable while also a strong development opportunity with an experienced mentor/manager to support and guide your learning and development.

For a confidential conversation or to find out more call Jenny van Workum, HR Manager (+64) 21 207 6969.

To apply please email your CV and cover letter by Tuesday 12th July 2022 to Jenny.vanworkum@onefortyone.co.nz.

PDF description: Key Account Manager PD 20221.pdf

For more info
Contact: Jenny van Workum
E-mail: Jenny.vanworkum@onefortyone.co.nz
mobile: (+64) 21 207 6969

Applications close: Tuesday, 12-Jul-2022

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Marlborough Forestry Workforce Coordinator – Contractor Role

Company/Location: Marlborough Forest Industry Association

Job Description:
The Marlborough Forest Industry Association, MFIA, is the oldest wood council in New Zealand. It represents the interests of the top of the south, and the wider, forest and wood processing industry.

We are seeking a 0.5FTE equivalent contractor (20 -25 hours per week) for the newly created Marlborough Forestry Workforce Coordinator position. The successful applicant will be responsible for the promotion of the forest industry in Marlborough and will work to support forest and wood processing businesses in the region to engage the workforce and increase collaboration across the industry.

Key responsibilities:

  • Work closely with industry groups, local and national government organisations and education providers to share information, undertake initiatives that promote the forest and wood processing industry and forestry pathways and careers
  • Establish connections between the industry, employers and potential employees
  • Develop a better understanding between employers and potential employees of the enabling functions that attract workers to Marlborough and into the industry
  • Undertake research on worker wellness programs
  • Run and manage industry workshops and engagement events
  • Work with schools to develop industry-related school-based programs and events
  • Identify funding streams to enable ongoing development
  • Report on activities and review and evaluate the outreach of the role
Requirements:
  • Interest in forestry is essential and experience in the forest industry is strongly preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Well organised, conscientious, attention to detail and able to meet deadlines
  • Experience in managing successful events
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining strong relationships at all levels of organisation and across education, industry, and government organisations
  • Self-motivated and driven to work to target achievement
  • Digital and social media proficient
  • Can identify and successfully target new funding, workforce, and engagement opportunities
Applications close on the 3rd of July. We welcome any questions or enquiries about the role. A more detailed job description is available on request. Please send any correspondence to: info@marlboroughforestry.org.nz.

For more info
Contact: Human Resources Manager
E-mail: info@marlboroughforestry.org.nz
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Business Development Manager (Woodworking Machinery)

Company/Location: Stirling Machinery - New Zealand North Island

Job Description:

  • Material Handling Solutions
  • Integration of Robotics
  • Moulders, Finger Jointers, Scanner Docker Lines, Laminating Equipment
Stirling Machinery, an Accurate Group company is a leading progressive company specialising in the timber industry. We begun with the intention of building genuine partnerships with our customers, we continue to work in partnership with our customers to create the perfect result between machinery, tooling, and the finished product. Providing the right solution for the right application.

We provide process solutions to the Drymill, ranging from automation, robotics and mechanical handling equipment right through to high-end stand-alone moulders, docking saws, finger jointers, scanning & laminating machines in conjunction with cutting applications, servicing, training, tooling and consumables.

We are passionate about contributing to the evolution of manufacturing in the timber industry through technologies that are more efficient, reduce waste, and are data-driven. We continually look for new ways to bring value to our customers while working closely with them to provide tailored solutions to maximise the potential of their operation.

It’s never been a more exciting time to join Stirling Machinery and be an integral part of their exponential expansion.

The Role

Right now we’re on the hunt for a Business Development Manager to join the Stirling Machinery team to provide product solutions and advice to facilitate sales. You will work with our existing portfolio of clients while actively pursuing new clients.

The person we are looking for can expertly discuss and offer solutions to the drymill and wood machining process of the timber Industry.

You must be ethical in your approach to our business and our customers. Training and support will form a key component of this role to understand the critical link between machinery and the correct tooling systems for an application.

Solid existing networks to identify and prospect potential customers is preferable. Your technical expertise coupled with your ability to forge strong business relationships and take ownership of the sales process will ensure your success in this role.

This is an exceptional opportunity for someone who is driven, has a systematic approach to managing the sales funnel, values autonomy and enjoys constant client interaction. The culture and values of Accurate is of the greatest priority.

Your Skills and Attributes
  • Demonstrated experience within a Technical Sales Consultant/ Representative or BDM role is important but not critical.
  • Demonstrated experience in a dry mill or timber industry will be HIGHLY REGARDED.
  • Excellent client relationship management skills and strong customer focus.
  • Solutions driven with an ability to innovate and drive sales.
  • Willingness to take ownership of tasks and deliver outcomes on a timely basis.
  • Highly motivated, committed, team-focused, honest and loyal.
  • Available to travel and service a client base across the North and Island.
  • A current clean Drivers License is ESSENTIAL.
A competitive base salary, superannuation, car allowance & uncapped commission for performance will be offered depending on experience.

PDF description: BDM-NZ-Advert-Details .pdf

For more info
Contact: Kim Acworth on behalf of Stirling Machinery
E-mail: kim@acworthrecruitment.com.au
Phone: (+61) 411 278 281
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