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Carbon Forestry Consultant/Senior Consultant

Company/Location: Ekos Kāmahi Ltd - nation wide & location flexible

Jobs Description:
Salary range: $90,000 - $110,000
Location: NZ based, flexible with location.
Full time.

ABOUT US

Ekos is a social enterprise that works to create self-sustaining forest carbon projects and programmes in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands with a strong focus on restorative reforestation, farm forestry, and forest conservation. All of our projects are locally owned, developed collaboratively and as much as possible, locally delivered.

We're a dynamic team who are passionate about innovative climate change solutions, sustainable land management and forest conservation. We work with a wide range of organisations throughout New Zealand and further afield.

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Hold relevant post-graduate qualification plus 5 years in the forest carbon sector, or 10 years relevant experience if no post-graduate qualification.
  • Experience in design of carbon project planting plans and analysis.
  • Experience in forest carbon accounting.
  • Experience with the NZETS (familiar with rules, carbon returns and calculations).
  • Experience with the field measurement approach and forest measurement.
  • Experience with exotic and indigenous forestry and forest ecology.
  • Experience in commercial forestry sector.
  • Experience with GIS and mapping.
TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Design and develop forest carbon projects in NZ and Pacific Islands.
  • Analysis of forest carbon projects for financial and carbon returns.
  • Data collection.
  • Quote and proposal development.
  • Responding to enquiries.
  • Developing responses to RFI/RFP requests.
  • Report writing and communication of outcomes.
  • Collaborate with Ekos team/consortia members.
BENEFITS

We are flexible about the geographic location of this position, although it must be within New Zealand. We offer flexible working conditions, including working from home.

This is a career opportunity for someone who wants to contribute to carbon-financed forest conservation, climate change resilience, sustainable land management and community development.

For more info
Contact: David Laing
E-mail: david@ekos.co.nz
Phone: +64 021609028

Applications close: Saturday, 11-Dec-2021

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Forest Management

Forest Analyst - ETS Specialist

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Rotorua

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

Our consulting team is an integral part of our company success and we are currently seeking a technically oriented analyst who will initially train in, and focus on the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) and carbon forestry. Our team provides consultancy services including commercial and technical forestry-based solutions for New Zealand and international clients. This position is based in our modern Head Office premises in Rotorua, and adjacent to the popular walking and cycling tracks of the famous Redwood Forest.

To be successful you will preferably have:

  • NZ technical forestry experience, and/or, carbon forestry experience
  • Working knowledge of the Climate Change Response Act 2002 (ETS) would be advantageous
  • A tertiary qualification in a related discipline
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Excellent communication, accuracy and written skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
Duties will include:
  • Developing and maintaining ETS expertise to provide support to clients and wider business
  • Managing ETS clients and ETS administrative support
  • Spatial analysis of land-use and ETS opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities to technical forestry analysis and consulting
In return, we offer the successful candidate:
  • An exciting and diverse role in a skilled and supportive team
  • Progression and training opportunities initially in carbon forestry and GIS
  • A development opportunity to Forestry Consulting with exposure to a diverse range of projects
  • Attractive employee benefits package (Including life, medical & income protection insurance)
  • Share-buying opportunities
PF Olsen is a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For a job description or to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before Friday 4th December 2020 to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh
E-mail: Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com
Phone: +64 079217290

Applications close: Friday, 4-Dec-2020

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Harvest Manager, Waipapa

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd prides itself in remaining leaders in the field when it comes to our work processes, health & safety and environmental systems. We have over 46 years’ experience in the Forestry Services industry, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Regional growth means we are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Harvest Manager to join our high performing Waipapa, Northland team. Located close to Kerikeri in the idyllic ‘winterless’ Bay of Islands, the region is a fantastic base to visit golden sandy beaches and historic towns and landmarks; or to get involved in the numerous sports on offer including big game fishing, kayaking, sailing or mountain biking.

At PF Olsen we offer a supportive work environment and an attractive employee benefits package. If you are a team player with great communication skills, then you could be the candidate we are seeking.

Duties will include:

  • Best practice management of health, safety and the environment
  • Managing harvesting crews to a high level of performance
  • Road engineering and harvest planning
  • Client management and reporting
To be successful you will already have:
  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry (preferable)
  • Proven track-record, with 3 or more years’ experience in Harvest Management
  • Harvest planning and roading experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Good communication and written skills
In return, we offer the successful candidate:
  • Training opportunities
  • Attractive employee benefits package (Life, Medical & Income Protection Insurance)
  • Vehicle with full private use
  • Share-buying opportunities.
PF Olsen prides itself on being a drug-free work place, and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For a job description or to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before Friday 04th December 2020 to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh
E-mail: Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com
Phone: +64 07 921 7290

Applications close: Friday, 4-Dec-2020

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Tree Crop Supervisor

Company/Location: Timberlands Ltd

Jobs Description:
Timberlands Ltd is a world leading Forestry Management Company based in Rotorua, New Zealand. With a new Strategic Plan in place, this is an exciting time to join Timberlands. We are seeking a Supervisor to work in our Tree Crop department, initially to fill a one year fixed term vacancy created by an internal secondment, but with potential for the role to become permanent.

About the role:

  • Lead and supervise tree crop operations, ensuring they are undertaken in an effective, efficient and safe manner;
  • Maximise forest value through the implementation and deployment of forestry operations that drive up the value of our owner forestry investment;
  • Lead, support and provide frontline supervision of the company’s annual silviculture tending programs;
  • Protect Kaingaroa Timberlands' estate from biological pests and provide firefighting capabilities in accordance with the local fire plan.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Lead and supervise suppliers/providers and monitor and report on their compliance and performance;
  • Work with contractors on building capability, systems, procedures and resources to enable these businesses to perform effectively;
  • Lead, organise and control tree crop operations, to ensure all stands are managed both economically and in line with approved company silviculture regimes.
  • Work with suppliers to ensure that the right resources are deployed and allocated to the forest.
  • Ensure all operations are compliant with company best practice and liaise with Forest Health Manager to maintain and improve these where appropriate.
Our ideal candidate:
To be a success in this role you will have a tertiary forestry qualification or equivalent experience in forestry. Silviculture operations experience alongside your problem solving skills will be highly regarded. Awareness of the drivers of forest productivity and value and understanding the silviculture of Radiata pine and what effects it will also stand you in good stead in this role.

What we offer:
If you’re willing to put in the time and dedication, in return we offer you the opportunity to join a progressive and growing world class business with career and training opportunities the envy of other industries. We offer the successful applicant a competitive salary, a benefits package including health and welfare insurances, and flexible work hours to provide a good work life balance.

This position is initially full time for a period of one year. Applicants should have current eligibility to work in New Zealand and already be residing here.

If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in please don’t hesitate to request a job description and apply by Friday 11th December 2020, providing a cover letter and copy of your CV to Enquiries.Timberlands@tll.co.nz

For more info
Contact: Karla Hook
E-mail: enquiries.timberlands@tll.co.nz
Phone: +64 07 343 1070

Applications close: Friday, 11-Dec-2020

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Operations Forester

Company/Location: Timberlands Ltd

Jobs Description:
Timberlands Ltd is a world leading Forestry Management Company based in Rotorua, New Zealand. With a new Strategic Plan in place, this is an exciting time to join Timberlands. We are seeking an Operations Forester, on a permanent full time basis.

About the role:

  • Plan lead organise and control silviculture tending operations ;
  • Maximise forest value through the implementation and deployment of forestry operations that drive up the value of our owner forestry investment;
  • Manage the company’s annual silviculture work programs ensuring they are implemented in line with best practice in order to maximise forest value;
  • Protect Kaingaroa Timberlands' estate from biological pests and provide firefighting capabilities in accordance with the local fire plan.
Key Accountabilities:
  • Ensure that all silviculture operations within your area of responsibility are managed according to company best practice
  • Plan, lead, organise and control all silviculture operations within your region, including the planning and scheduling of new work
  • Manage and supervise suppliers/providers and monitor and report on their compliance and performance;
  • Ensure that regular contractor reviews are undertaken for all contractors using KPI scorecards, regular meetings, notices and presentations;
  • Use stand level data, quality assurance data and resource information to manage the performance of operations.
  • Monitor and manage operations within budgets, invoicing and cost control
Our ideal candidate:
To be a success in this role you will have a tertiary forestry qualification and at least 2 years’ experience. Demonstrated ability to manage groups of people and a strong appreciation of OHS, alongside sound knowledge of silviculture forestry management will be highly regarded. Experience with large scale operations, ArcGIS and ATLAS will also be viewed favourably. The role requires the ability to actively listen and communicate, as you will collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders across Timberlands.

What we offer:
If you’re willing to put in the time and dedication, in return we offer you the opportunity to join a progressive and growing world class business with career and training opportunities the envy of other industries. We offer the successful applicant a competitive salary, a benefits package including health and welfare insurances, and flexible work hours to provide a good work life balance.

This position is initially full time for a period of one year. Applicants should have current eligibility to work in New Zealand and already be residing here.

If this sounds like an opportunity you would be interested in please don’t hesitate to request a job description and apply by Friday 11th December 2020, providing a cover letter and copy of your CV to Enquiries.Timberlands@tll.co.nz

For more info
Contact: Karla Hook
E-mail: enquiries.timberlands@tll.co.nz
Phone: +64 07 343 1070

Applications close: Friday, 11-Dec-2020

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Forestry Manager

Jobs Description:
Ernslaw is on a path of change, strengthening every aspect of our business so that we are well positioned for the future. This transformational change will ensure our assets are sustainably managed for generations to come. We are building our teams to enable the delivery of premium products so that we can create long term value for our owners, customers, communities and for all of the people who work in our forests.

We are looking to build our teams with people who are wanting to contribute in meaningful ways, work collaboratively as part of empowered teams and who are focused on doing the right things in the right way. If you want to grow with Ernslaw, come join us now.

We are seeking applications for a Forestry Manager opportunity in Gisborne. This pivotal role is responsible for growing our asset, creating value through the management of our establishment, silviculture and forest protection programmes and working with our broader team of forestry professionals to ensure we are employing best practice methodology to maximise the value of our investment.

For success in this role, you must:

Love trees!
Successful foresters are passionate about what they do, how they do it and when they do it. You will love the outdoors and your drive to ‘do things once and do things right’ is aligned with our values.

Know the science!
Leading the tree crop function means that you will be improving processes and methodologies to get those extra growth and quality gains. You will be directing both staff and contractors in value add programmes and working with our Forest Improvement Manager to work out the right formula to deliver those premium products. You use smart technologies to help get things done more efficiently and you know the importance of keeping quality data, up to date.

Work together!
Working alongside your teams of staff and contractors, you will have a values-based leadership style. You will support, coach and grow your teams sharing knowledge and facilitating learning. You will provide clarity of expectations and you will set the working foundations to enable partnership and success. You will spend time with your people in the field, problem solving and celebrating the wins. You will work collaboratively across regions and national support functions to gain better outcomes for all Ernslaw.

Get things right!
Your focus on meeting safety and environmental standards will be second to none. You will lead by example, you will coach and support for improvement and you will address issues timely. Your support for our organisational efforts of 100% Safe and ‘Looking after the land’ will ensure that results follow and your teams will own their part.

Reporting to the Regional Manager, this is a senior role in the Gisborne team with two direct reports. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Ability to lead empowered teams with a collaborative working style
  • Strong knowledge of establishment, silviculture and forest protection practices.
  • Strong commercial acumen and understanding of value.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification and proven experience in relevant forestry roles;
If you are interested in finding out more about this role or to apply, please contact careers@ernslaw.co.nz by Friday 18th December 2020.

For more info
Contact: Careers
E-mail: careers@ernslaw.co.nz
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Marketing and Sales

Sales & Marketing Co-Ordinator

Company/Location: PF Olsen Ltd, Rotorua

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Ltd has been a leading provider of forestry services for more than 46 years, with offices throughout New Zealand and Australia. PF Olsen’s key purpose is to maximize value for forest owners through all aspects of forest management, from planting through to harvesting and marketing, while managing commercial and statutory risks. Our Head Office in Rotorua is situated adjacent to the famous Redwood Forest, popular for its many cycling and walking tracks.

Our business is on an exciting journey that is preparing for our current and future growth, and as the Sales and Marketing Co-Ordinator, you will be a centralised connection for the wider business.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Previous experience in marketing within the service industry.
  • An ability to motivate others.
  • To be an absolute team player.
  • An eye for detail while still being able to think strategically.
Duties will include
  • Ensure our clients have a rewarding experience of working with PF Olsen by improving and maintaining PF Olsen’s client management systems, including implementation and maintenance of a CRM system.
  • Working with the regional Business Development Managers to deliver on the Marketing Plan and implement strategies within our business plan.
  • Assist to develop marketing strategies and identify opportunities for PF Olsen.
  • Ensure contract paperwork is completed to a high professional standard.
What we can offer you:
  • A competitive remuneration
  • Life Insurance
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Share-buying opportunities
  • An inclusive and fun place to work
PF Olsen is proud to be a drug-free work place and applicants must agree to pre-employment drug testing and criminal history check.

This position is not being listed through an agency, so to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before Friday 4th December 2020 to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Tachina Walsh
E-mail: Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com
Phone: +64 079217290

Applications close: Friday, 4-Dec-2020

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