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Silviculture Forester

Company/Location: Gippsland, Victoria

Jobs Description:

  • Excellent career development opportunity
  • Great opportunity to be part of a successful company
  • Enjoy great urban/country living in Gippsland, Victoria
HVP Plantations is a successful privately owned manager of extensive timber plantations across Victoria.

Our people are self-motivated, innovative and thrive working in a small team and a fast paced environment. We value safety, regional communities, environmental care and sustainability. We pride ourselves in fostering an inclusive culture, one free of bias and rich in diversity.

This role is a great career opportunity for a pragmatic individual with operational silviculture experience who is passionate about forestry. You would play a key role in a dynamic and supportive team overseeing silviculture operations across an extensive Gippsland plantation estate.

This role is based in Churchill (near the regional city of Traralgon) where there are a myriad of great lifestyle opportunities at your fingertips.

Key responsibilities for this role:
Reporting to the Silviculture Manager, The Silviculture Forester is responsible for the oversight of large contract plantation silvicultural works program including site preparation, planting and tending activities within strict safety and environmental standards. The role will also require interactions with our numerous stakeholders on a proactive basis.

What you will need to succeed:
  • Contemporary and relevant experience in silviculture and the forestry industry.
  • Good computer and mapping skills are required.
  • Proven ability in working in teams, and managing quality work outcomes within strict time constraints.
  • Possess skills to establish and maintain good commercial and community relationships
  • Ability to think innovatively and implement works programs within budgets
  • Ability to communicate clearly and confidently.
  • Demonstrated skills or experience in managing and negotiating with contractors.
  • Ability to lead in fire prevention and suppression.
  • Valid Current Australian Drivers Licence.
On Offer is an incredibly supportive, flexible and collaborative environment that will provide you with opportunities to develop and demonstrate value along with;
  • Development and training to prepare you for the next step in your career
  • Competitive remuneration and access to a leading annual incentive payment program.
  • Company vehicle with part private use.
  • Relocation assistance if required.
  • Wellbeing benefits including a fitness subsidy.
Interested?
If you are self-motivated, innovative and thrive working in a fast paced environment and value safety, the environment and sustainability, this could be the role for you.

Phone enquiries should be directed to Stephen Wentworth on +61 0428 512 613

Resumes with a covering letter should be sent to jobs@hvp.com.au

Applications close 31 January 2022.

HVP Plantations is an organisation where diversity of thought, experience and background is acknowledged and celebrated. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community, and encourage females and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

For more info
Contact: Stephen Wentworth
E-mail: jobs@hvp.com.au
Phone: +61 0428 512 613

Applications close: Monday, 31-Jan-2022

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Forest Management

Forester- Tactical Planning

Company/Location: VicForests

Jobs Description:

About VicForests

VicForests is a Victorian State-owned business responsible for the sustainable harvest, regeneration, and commercial sale of timber from Victoria's public forests on behalf of the Victorian Government.

We undertake all our operations in a safe, efficient, and sustainable manner, keeping our staff, the community, and the environment in mind in all we do. We are an active member of the communities in which we operate, and we are committed to giving stakeholders the opportunity to have input into our forestry practices.

The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Tactical Planner to join our Operations division in VicForests’ Tactical Planning team.

Reporting to the Tactical Planning Manager you will contribute to the development of Tactical Plans through remote and field resource assessment and facilitation of regulatory approval of harvesting plans.

This position is located in Alexandra

This is a permanent position at Career Level 2 or 3 depending on experience

Career Level 2 band is $53,117- $68, 212

Career Level 3 band is $69,705- $84,635

The Position Description attached is for a Career Level 2. If you are a more experienced Forester, a Career Level 3 Position Description can be supplied.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Enthusiasm for native forestry and the broader forest industry
  • Willingness to contribute ideas and challenge the status-quo
  • Positive attitude and ability to flex with changes to team and business requirements
  • A qualification in Forestry, Natural Resource Management or a related field working within a forestry or natural resource management business (highly desirable)
  • Experience and competence in GIS use and in project management and delivery
  • Excellent relationship building and negotiation skills
  • Physical fitness to enable effective completion of field-based work
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence with ability to travel
Benefits & Culture:
  • A highly supportive environment with accessible management
  • Great culture with collaborative teams
  • Regular training and professional development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program available for staff and their family
You will be part of an innovative and creative organisation that strives to achieve success through implementing sustainable forest management practices and initiatives to support our valuable customers and stakeholders.

All applicants please be aware that in line with the Chief Health Officer’s Directions, all VicForest employees must have received at least their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination by 29 October 2021 or be able to provide evidence that they have a vaccination appointment booked in by 15 October. Applicants will be required to provide their Australian Government COVID -19 vaccination Certificate, it is a requirement of the VicForests to collect, record and hold vaccination information.

People from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply

Safe • Customer Focussed • Professional • Sustainable • Respect

APPLY NOW

https://vicforests.elmotalent.com.au/careers/opportunities/job/view/12

PDF description: Position Description 2020 - Forester Tactical Planning (Alex) CL22.pdf

For more info
Contact: VicForests HR Team
E-mail: vf.careers@vicforests.com.au
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Operations Forester

Jobs Description:

  • Wood you like to join us?
  • Come and be part of our award-winning Employer of Choice culture
  • Launceston based | Full-time permanent position
Let us introduce ourselves…

Yes we’re a forestry company and yes we’re in the business of plantation wood and fibre production, but we’re not your run of the mill workplace! We’re all about new technologies, innovation, a renewable future and our people are at the heart of all that we do.


Did you know Forico is Tasmania’s largest private forest management company? Did you know we plant up to 10 million seedlings per year? Or that our forests capture a staggering 34 million tonnes of carbon? Visit our website and find out more about us – www.forico.com.au

The bare roots of the job…

The role of the Operations Forester is to assist the Strategic Logistics team with implementation of forest operations through the following:
  • Implementation of forest operation works programs for roading, harvest and haulage operations
  • Monitoring compliance of activities to our SH&E Policies and Procedures
  • Development and execution of Forest Practice Plans (FPP’s)
  • Participation in the fire duty roster and being available on call for this roster.
Who will join our journey…

We look forward to hearing from applicants both within and outside of the forestry industry. The Operations Forester will ideally have a Cert IV in Forest Management, be an FPO or be prepared to complete this qualification. A Diploma or Degree in a relevant discipline will be well regarded. Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they are skilled to:
  • Manage stakeholders to ensure effective service delivery and the best outcomes for the business;
  • Hold knowledge and understanding of environmental and biological processes and potential impacts;
  • Have the ability to work with a strong safety focus autonomously and within a team;
  • Have a commitment to fitness and wellbeing;
  • Hold a current C Class Drivers Licence.
A career that’s growing places…
  • A work safe, home safe culture across all operations.
  • Warm workplace culture and highly supportive leadership
  • Attractive employee bonus scheme
  • Fully maintained and serviced work vehicle with reasonable personal usage
Start planting your future today…

If you’re keen to put down roots with Forico, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

For further details or to receive a position description, please contact Harvest Operations Manager (NE), Ben Roberts on +61 0428 156 134 or peopleandculture@forico.com.au via email.

To apply, please submit your application with cover letter addressing your suitability for the role and a current resume to Forico’s online career portal at https://forico.com.au/careers/

Applications will close 9:00am Tuesday 1st February 2022

For more info
Contact: Harvest Operations Manager (NE), Ben Roberts
E-mail: peopleandculture@forico.com.au
mobile: +61 0428 156 134
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Forester 4 Positions – Various Queensland locations

Company/Location: HQPlantations

Jobs Description:
HQPlantations are owned by ethical investors, mainly superannuation and pension funds, from Australia and all around the world. Our investors are represented by board members from Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK. We sustainably manage 310,000 hectares of forest throughout Queensland and these plantations produce up to of 2 million cubic metres of logs annually.

HQPlantations cares about its people - for their health and wellbeing, ensuring that they feel valued and respected, and ensuring everyday, everyone returns home safe.

We are currently seeking 4 suitably qualified Foresters, 3 of which are located in our Coastal and Central Queensland Region (Toolara and Elliott River) and 1 in our Inland and North Queensland Region (Imbil).

Further information on these roles and their respective Position descriptions can be found via Career Opportunities on our website www.hqplantations.com.au

Applicants are asked to submit a copy of their current resumé and a brief response (approximately 2 pages) outlining their ability to meet the Position Responsibilities also via our website.

Enquiries should be directed to the HQPlantations People & Safety Business Group on telephone +61 (07) 3882 8271 or via email to HR@hqplantations.com.au

Closing date – 5.00pm Friday 4 February 2022

HQPlantations Growing Together Culture embraces a diverse and inclusive workplace. All members of our community with people from diverse experiences and backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disabilities being strongly encouraged to apply.

Unfortunately HQPlantations is not in a position to offer Visa sponsorship at this time. As a result, Australian work rights is an essential requirement for applicants to apply for this role.

For more info
Contact: HQPlantations People & Safety Business Group
E-mail: HR@hqplantations.com.au
Phone: +61 (07) 3882 8271
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Harvest and Supply Manager - Imbil

Jobs Description:
HQPlantations are owned by ethical investors, mainly superannuation and pension funds, from Australia and all around the world. Our investors are represented by board members from Australia, New Zealand, the USA and the UK. We sustainably manage 310,000 hectares of forest throughout the state of Queensland and these plantations produce up to of 2 million cubic metres of logs annually.

HQPlantations cares about its people - for their health and wellbeing, ensuring that they feel valued and respected, and ensuring everyday, everyone returns home safe.

We are currently seeking a suitably qualified Harvest and Supply Manager within our Inland and North Qld Region. Reporting to the Regional Manager Inland and North Queensland, the successful candidate will lead the delivery of harvest and haulage programs for the South East Queensland Inland districts and support the North Queensland harvest and haulage program through contract negotiation and management.

Located at Imbil this leadership role manages harvest and haul operations to support the achievement of optimal net log return outcomes and is responsible for the development and implementation of tactical plans for harvest and haulage work programs that support our customer supply requirements.

Applicants are asked to submit a copy of their current resumé and a brief response (approximately 2 pages) outlining their ability to meet the Position Responsibilities via Career Opportunities on our website www.hqplantations.com.au

Enquiries should be directed to the HQPlantations People & Safety Business Group on telephone +61 (07) 3882 8271 or via email to HR@hqplantations.com.au

Closing date – 5.00pm Friday, 11 February 2022

HQPlantations Growing Together Culture embraces a diverse and inclusive workplace. All members of our community with people from diverse experiences and backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disabilities being strongly encouraged to apply.

Unfortunately HQPlantations is not in a position to offer Visa sponsorship at this time. As a result, Australian work rights is an essential requirement for applicants to apply for this role.

For more info
Contact: HQPlantations People & Safety Business Group
E-mail: HR@hqplantations.com.au
Phone: +61 (07) 3882 8271
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Forestry & Harvesting Management Opportunities - RELOCATION TO SCOTLAND

Company/Location: Scottish Woodlands Ltd

Jobs Description:
Scottish Woodlands Ltd is a leading forestry management company with a long tradition of serving forest owners and investors throughout the UK. We provide a comprehensive range of forest, estate and land-related services underpinned by our in-depth market experience and commitment to health, safety and work quality.

The UK government has committed to a target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, resulting in an increasing interest and support for existing forestry and new woodland creation. Due to this our work programmes have increased significantly and therefore Scottish Woodlands is seeking to engage with enthusiastic professionals with a passion for Management and Harvesting, who can offer a fresh and visionary way of thinking.

Scotland is notorious for its wild and dramatic scenery and stunning landscapes which harbour many awe-inspiring natural features. While working at Scottish Woodlands you would have the opportunity to experience these features daily as well as become emersed in our renowned friendly and hospitable culture. We have various positions located in throughout Scotland.

Skills and Experience
You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and organisation skills, together with the ability to identify, analyse and solve technical problems. Experience of working with contractors, project management and health & safety are desirable. This role offers fast paced, varied, and extremely rewarding work.

Ideally candidates will have 3-6 years hands-on management/harvesting experience and relevant qualifications, this is advantageous but not essential as appropriate training will be provided for the right candidate. These positions may also suit someone with an environmental, geography, agricultural or rural surveying background who wish to enter the forestry sector. We are looking for people with professional acumen who are commercially aware and have a sound understanding of the rural sector.

Job Role
These roles offer an excellent balance of practical outdoor work with office-based duties and will involve: -

  • Surveying and strategic planning of new and established woodlands
  • Site monitoring and supervision, including management of contractors, for a variety of work tasks including fencing, cultivation, tree planting, vegetation management and timber harvesting.
  • Compliance with Health & Safety regulations and other legislation relevant to forestry operations
  • Preparation of forest plans and grant applications and other related permissions
  • Identifying and developing new woodland creation projects from concept design through to establishment
  • Use of GIS mapping systems
  • Developing and managing budgets
  • Producing client reports and attending client meetings.
Applicants will require a UK recognised driving licence for the role.

Benefits Package
Scottish Woodlands offers an attractive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience, including:
  • competitive salary
  • company vehicle
  • company pension scheme with generous employer contributions
  • life assurance
  • private medical insurance, with the option to include your family members
  • group income protection
  • performance bonus scheme
  • employee assistance programme
  • equity participation through a subsidised share purchase scheme.
Relocation and Visa Sponsorship
Relocating across the world can be a challenging and difficult decision to make. However Scottish Woodlands has experience in supporting individuals from overseas to make these moves as straightforward as possible. Relocation expenses will be discussed with applicants if a successful offer of employment is made.

Application Process
Applications are made through our applicant tracking system. Click HERE to apply. As part of the application process, you will be required to upload a Cover Letter and CV, as well as any relevant qualification certificates.

Successful applicants will be contacted to participate in our phase-two selection process which will consist of video interviews.

For more info
Contact: Jude Alexander
E-mail: HR@Scottishwoodlands.co.uk
Phone: 00441314512606
mobile: 00447717575689

Applications close: Monday, 28-Feb-2022

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Senior Forester - Silviculture

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Australia is Australia’s leading and largest independent forest management services provider. We are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified Senior Forester – Silviculture, for a role based in Hamilton, Victoria. The successful candidate will provide a professional, efficient, and cost-effective forest management service to clients, oversee coordination of the forest management, tending and protection programs, and provide leadership to the silviculture team.

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.
  • Leadership and collaboration qualities that enable effective mentorship and guidance to the silviculture team.
Given the nature of the role, you will be a strong mentor and leader that can promote, motivate, and maintain a high performing team while creating a culture of empowerment.

You will have a strong understanding of silvicultural 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 qualifications(Science, Forest Science, Environmental Science, Natural Resource Management, Applied Science or equivalent) and substantial relevant demonstrated experience in forestry, agriculture, and contract management.

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.

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 addressing key results area in the position description.

Email Menika Kukreja at Menika.kukreja@pfolsen.com to request a copy of the position description.

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

Applications close on Friday 4 February 2022.

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

Senior Harvesting Forester

Company/Location: OneFortyOne - Mount Gambier, SA

Jobs Description:
OneFortyOne knows how important it is to manage our plantations for the long term. In growing the ultimate renewable, we support jobs, the economy and regional communities.

At OneFortyOne, we believe in an inclusive culture that is rich in diverse thinking, ideas and experience. We understand that our people are the cornerstone to our success and we are passionate about being a great place to work.

We’re seeking to appoint an experienced Senior Harvesting Forester to lead a high-performing team operating at a pace needed to satisfy a complex commercial environment. Reporting to the Harvesting and Roading Manager and ensuring harvesting plans are implemented in a way that maximises value returns, maintains WHS and environmental standards and meets customer requirements.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead a cohesive team responsible for delivering safety, quality, and production across harvesting operations.
  • Coordinate operations against harvest plans to meet stakeholder expectations in product quality and volume output.
  • Supervise clear fall and production thinning operations with a key driver to build strong relationships.
  • Maintain a strong forward position and maximise the advantages of the latest harvesting and planning technology.
  • Ensure product quality and volume output meets expectation and specifications.
The successful candidate will have supervisory experience in harvesting activities, and be able to work both autonomously and collaboratively within a small team. You will hold an appropriate tertiary qualification or comparative industry experience along with effective communication and time management skills.

For more info
Contact: Mae Steele
E-mail: mae.steele@onefortyone.com
mobile: +61 0439089483

Applications close: Monday, 14-Feb-2022

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Harvesting Supervisor
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Bombala

Jobs 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 economic, environmental, and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia.

Why work for FCNSW

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. A career at FCNSW is built on the foundations of our values.

  • Wellbeing: The safety and wellbeing of our people is priority.
  • Respect: We care for country and community in all their diversity, and our partnerships in the highest regard.
  • Integrity: We are honest and accountable.
  • Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently and improve
Benefits
  • Opportunity to work in a corporation with development opportunities in other functions and management areas available
  • Permanent role
  • Great culture and working environment
  • Balance of working in the great outdoors and the office
About the role
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Harvesting and Roading team and supervise the harvesting operations they plan, in the Bombala Management Area. This role would suit a person with experience organising and or supervising operations on the ground or a graduate looking to develop skills in this area. Having been exposed to in Forestry or Natural Resource Management would be an advantage.

The Harvesting Supervisor engages with both internal and external stakeholders, including contractors, to ensure that operations are completed to the required safety, environmental and quality standards. Our team strives to be innovative, and we pride ourselves on safety leadership and achieving operational excellence.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake active frontline firefighting duties and be available for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis. Full firefighting training and subsequent qualifications will be provided as part of the role.

About you
  • You instinctively consider the safety of yourself and others
  • Are organised and have experience overseeing operations to meet a range of objectives
  • Are an effective communicator with the ability to develop positive relationships, provide clear direction and resolve potential issues
  • Have excellent forward, and contingency, planning skills
  • Take pride in your work and are willing to be trained and part of our fire-fighting team
  • You have a current driver’s licence
How to apply
Applicants should apply online by clicking here or via our careers page: http://www.forestrycorporation.com.au/careers Your application should include your resume and a cover letter outlining why you would like to join the Bombala team.

For more information and a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Linda Cotterill, District Manager, Bombala on (m) +61 0457 857 294 for a confidential discussion about the role.

Applications Close: Sunday 30th January 2022

Note: The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process. As this role has frontline fire- fighting responsibilities a Task Based Assessment (TBA) at a standard of at least the Moderate Field Test is required.

Forestry Corporation is an inclusive workplace which promotes diversity and encourages flexible working arrangements.

For more info
Contact: Linda Cotterill
E-mail: Linda.Cotterill@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: +61 0457 857 294

Applications close: Sunday, 30-Jan-2022

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Plantation Harvesting Supervisor
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Bathurst area

Jobs Description:
We pride ourselves on being the largest manager of commercial plantation & native forests in New South Wales. We manage renewable timber production, environmental sustainability & recreation across more than two million hectares of NSW State forests. You can discover more about Forestry Corporation & the benefits of working with us by visiting www.forestrycorporation.com.au/

Why work for FCNSW
Our values are at the heart of everything we do. A career at FCNSW is built on the foundations of our values.
Wellbeing:
The safety and wellbeing of our people is priority.
Respect: We care for country and community in all their diversity, and our partnerships in the highest regard.
Integrity: We are honest and accountable.
Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently and improve

Benefits

  • Balance of working in the great outdoors and the office
  • Great culture and working environment with a supportive team
  • Location negotiable between Orange, Bathurst and Oberon
  • Permanent role
  • Flexible working conditions
About the role
We are seeking a self-motivated individual to join the Harvesting and Roading team and supervise the harvesting operations they plan, in the Bathurst Management Area. This role would suit a person with experience organising and or supervising operations on the ground or a graduate looking to develop skills in this area. Having been exposed to in Forestry or Natural Resource Management would be an advantage.

The Harvesting Supervisor engages with both internal and external stakeholders, including contractors, to ensure that operations are completed to the required safety, environmental and quality standards. Our team strives to be innovative, and we pride ourselves on safety leadership and achieving operational excellence.

The successful candidate will be required to undertake active frontline firefighting duties and be available for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis. Full firefighting training will be provided as part of the role.

About you
  • Are dynamic and self-motivated, you can set your priorities and be flexible to a changing environment
  • Have experience working with people to achieve production goals, with a focus on coaching for performance, monitoring and reporting on progress, and assessing safety and other performance
  • Are an effective communicator with the ability to develop positive relationships, provide clear direction and resolve potential issues with contractors, other stakeholders, neighbours and your supervisor
  • Able to use excel, word, email and can either use GIS or are willing to learn to use GIS and other mapping systems for planning and reporting.
  • Willing to be trained and part of our fire-fighting team
  • You have a current driver’s licence
How to apply
Applicants should apply online by clicking here or via our careers page: www.forestrycorporation.com.au/careers Your application should include your resume and a cover letter outlining why you would like to join the team, specifically addressing the ‘about you’ criteria above.

For more information and a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Tamara Campbell, Acting Harvesting and Roading Manager, Bathurst on (m) +61 0458 480 005 for a confidential discussion about the role.

Applications Close: 6th February 2022

Note: 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.
You will be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

To be eligible for employment you must be an Australian Citizen, a permanent resident of Australia, a New Zealand citizen with a current NZ Passport, or a citizen of another country with an appropriate visa that allows you to work in Australia. If you currently hold a temporary visa that allows you to live and work in Australia, you may only be offered employment in line with the conditions and expiry date of your visa.

At Forestry Corporation of NSW, we strive to always lead with our values and promote a diverse and inclusive workplace. We offer a variety of Flexible Working arrangements enabling our employees to develop their potential and bring their authentic self to work.

Forestry Corporation of NSW is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

For more info
Contact: Tamara Campbell
E-mail: Tamara.Campbell@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: +61 0458 480 005

Applications close: Sunday, 6-Feb-2022

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Resource Manager
Company/Location: Northern New South Wales

Jobs Description:
Your new company
Your new company is one of Australia’s leading suppliers of treated timber products. Servicing multiple industries including electrical distribution and telecommunications, marine, agricultural and construction, they are looking for a Resource Manager to join their passionate, high performing team.

Your new role
This is an exciting opportunity to join the senior leadership team of a highly regarded industry leader. As the Resource Manager, you will be tasked with managing and growing the company’s timber raw material resources by developing innovative solutions and securing and managing the company’s timber requirements. Based in Northern New South Wales and reporting directly to the General Manager, you will be tasked with negotiating, planning, monitoring, and reviewing the performance of timber supply agreements along with developing, implementing and managing strategies to achieve optimal timber resource procurement volumes and establishing new business opportunities.

What you’ll need to succeed
You will be tertiary qualified in Science (Forestry) or Business and have equivalent demonstrable experience in the forestry industry. You will have history of leading teams across geographically diverse locations and possess above average written and verbal communication skills and computer skills. The successful candidate will have proven experience in planning, management and review and be highly competent in preparing budgets, estimates, managing cost control and be very knowledgeable of Forestry Regulations and Acts, while also placing a high value on health and safety. With a strategic focus, an eye for detail and a strong business acumen, you will be able to identify, develop and execute business opportunites that benefit all stakeholders.

What you’ll get in return
In return you will receive a salary package, a fully maintained company vehicle and the chance to work for a multinational industry leader in a senior leadership position.

What you need to do now
If you are interested in the role, and feel you have the necessary experience and skill to succeed, please contact Nathan Lee via email at nathan.lee@hays.com.au for more information and a confidential discussion.

For more info
Contact: Nathan Lee
E-mail: nathan.lee@hays.com.au
mobile: +61 498 135 266
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Marketing and Sales

Sales & Procurement Coordinator
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Tumut

Jobs Description:
Our values are at the heart of everything we do. A career at FCNSW is built on the foundations of our values.

  • Wellbeing: The safety and wellbeing of our people is priority.
  • Respect: We care for country, community and ourselves in all their diversity and our partnerships in the highest regard.
  • Integrity: We are honest and accountable for all our actions.
  • Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently and improve
Benefits
  • Relationship and Contract Management
  • Great scope for Project work
  • Located in Tumut
We pride ourselves on being the largest manager of commercial plantation & native forests in New South Wales. We manage renewable timber production, environmental sustainability & recreation across more than two million hectares of NSW State forests. You can discover more about Forestry Corporation & the benefits of working with us by visiting www.forestrycorporation.com.au/

About the Role

An exciting and challenging opportunity has arisen for an experienced and passionate Sales and Procurement professional to join the Corporate team in Tumut as our Sales and Procurement Coordinator. With our current focus now on fire recovery, the Tumut Management Area has restructured customer arrangements and increased planting to 5100 hectares per annum, to meet our future goals for sustainable plantations.

The successful candidate will play a pivotal role in building and maintaining key relationships through a period that will transition the business to post fire sustainability levels and identify, analyse and develop arising business opportunities.

About You

The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills coupled with strong negotiation abilities, while also being able to identify new opportunities in niche markets. You will also ideally be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience;
  • Exceptional relationship building skills ideally demonstrated in a previous Sales and Procurement role;
  • Demonstrated strong stakeholder management skills with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Strong negotiation abilities with a demonstrated track record of successful contract agreements;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with excellent presentation skills;
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to problem solve complex sets of data;
  • Demonstrated experience in refining contract agreements within a complex legal framework;
  • Well-developed planning, organisational and administrative skills;
  • Current valid driver’s licence.
How to Apply
We want to hear from you!
Apply via our website – www.forestrycorporation.com.au/careers

For further information and a confidential discussion on this unique opportunity, please contact Peter Stiles on +61 0458 544 466.

Applications Close: 3 February 2022

Forestry Corporation employees contribute to fire preparedness and suppression activities. Responsibilities will include fire standby as rostered and deployment as a fire-fighter or part of the incident management team. Fire duties will include weekend work and extended hours (e.g. firefighting nightshifts).


Note: The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Medical Assessment and 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.
You will be required to provide evidence of your COVID-19 vaccination status or apply for a medical exemption prior to securing this role.

At Forestry Corporation of NSW, we strive to always lead with our values and promote a diverse and inclusive workplace. We offer a variety of Flexible Working arrangements enabling our employees to develop their potential and bring their authentic self to work.

Forestry Corporation of NSW is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

For more info
Contact: Peter Stiles
E-mail: Peter.Stiles@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: +61 0458 544 466

Applications close: Thursday, 3-Feb-2022

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Saw Shop Filer

Company/Location: Wagner Hardwoods - Owego, NY USA

Jobs Description:
Head Saw-Filer Job Summary

Wagner Millwork LLC in Owego, NY is looking for an experienced saw filer to join our team of skilled professionals. Our sawmill is a world class, state of the art facility built in 2015. We believe in continuous improvement for our facilities and our employees.

Head Saw-Filer Pay & Benefits:

  • Full Time Hourly Position
  • Hourly wage will be commensurate with experience
  • Full Plan of Benefits including a 401k with a generous match
Head Saw-Filer Responsibilities:
  • Directing a team of 3-4 direct reports to:
    • Sharpen, repair, and maintain band saws
    • Maintain saw shop equipment and facilities
Head Saw-Filer Requirements:
  • Will keep abreast of the most recent developments in the field and act to continually improve their managerial and saw filing skills
  • Adherence to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures
  • Will strive to carry out his/her responsibilities in a professional manner with the highest level of integrity.
Head Saw-Filer Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in a wide band saw shop
  • A demonstrated ability to lead a team
Apply online at www.wagnerlumber.com/careers

For more info
Contact: Lissa Landahl
E-mail: llandahl@baillie.com
Phone: 716-649-2850 ext 1255
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Plant Operators

Company/Location: Pentarch Forestry - Nowra, NSW

Jobs Description:
Permanent Full Time, Multiple Positions
Location: South Nowra

About the Company:

Pentarch Forestry is a large privately owned and operated business, and a major producer and exporter of processed and whole wood products to export markets and heavily involved in sawmilling operations in NSW and Victoria.

About the Position:

We are seeking full time Plant Operators to join our team based in Nowra site, where you will be involved with a range of duties from warehousing to admin.

This is a day shift position working Monday to Friday with an early mark on Friday afternoons. At times there could be overtime involved depending on requirements.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Plant operations
  • Sawing and stacking timber
  • Sorting and strapping timber
  • Inventory management
  • Keeping work area clean
About You:
  • Strong commitment to safety and quality
  • Physically fit to manually handle various size timber sections
  • Previous experience with manual handling work
  • Ability to work effectively within a team environment
  • Timber industry experience highly regarded
  • Reliable with strong work ethic
  • Current Forklift licence is desirable
  • Basic computer skills (desirable)
On Offer:
  • Permanent full time employment with national business
  • Ongoing training and development
  • Organisation dedicated to health, safety and environment
If this role sounds like you, please send in your CV to hr@pentarch.com.au

For more info
Contact: People and Culture
E-mail: hr@pentarch.com.au

Applications close: Sunday, 30-Jan-2022

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Wood Transport/Logistics

Logistics Coordinator (Woodflow Scheduler)

Company/Location: HVP PLANTATIONS

Jobs Description:

  • Excellent career development opportunity
  • Be a part of a successful company
  • Based in Myrtleford, North East Victoria
HVP Plantations is a large and successful privately owned manager of extensive timber plantations across Victoria. Each year well over 3 million tonnes of sustainable and environmentally certified timber is produced from our plantations.

Our people are self-motivated, innovative and thrive working in a small team and a fast-paced environment. We value safety, regional communities, environmental care and sustainability. We pride ourselves in fostering an inclusive culture, one free of bias and rich in diversity.

Reporting to the Northern Customer and Haulage Manager, the Logistics Coordinator (internally known as the Woodflow Scheduler) will work closely with members of the Harvesting, Roading and Finance team to implement plans, meet customer expectations and maximise financial returns.

Key responsibilities for this role:
  • Assume responsibility for the management of monthly/weekly/daily haulage delivery requirements (900,000 tonnes annualised).
  • Be the primary contact person regarding daily and weekly haulage issues/tasks.
  • Create effective working and professional relationships with haulage contractors and customers.
  • Be a visible leader in the field regarding log haulage safety. Be seen, and be well known as a leader and an advocate for a safe work place.
  • Assist the Customer and Haulage Manager to forecast truck capacity and fleet requirements.
  • Keep up to date and familiar with Chain of Responsibility legislation, and other relevant Codes such as the (current draft) Log Haulage Code of Practice.
  • Report on and monitor log stocks in the forest and communicate with harvest contractors on log quality and cutting instructions.
  • Assist the harvesting team and contractors achieve value recovery, log quality audits in the field and verification of reject logs in customers yards.
The skills we are looking for:
  • Contemporary experience and/or relevant tertiary education in forestry and/or logistics.
  • Experience working in an operational role that requires an urgency and immediacy to respond to and solve issues as they arise.
  • Ability to efficiently manage, interrogate and analyse data, and to use and present information for effective problem solving and to inform decisions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft suite of programs with an aptitude to develop proficiency in other software.
  • Strong, proven communication skills.
  • The ability to work collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Commitment to environment, safety and social performance of HVP operations.
On Offer is a supportive, flexible and collaborative environment that will provide you with ample opportunities to develop and demonstrate value along with;
  • Competitive remuneration and access to an incentive based payment system.
  • A tool of trade vehicle will be provided with limited personal use.
  • Relocation assistance is available if required.
  • As we are interested in your health and wellbeing, a fitness subsidy is available.
Other information:
  • All applicants must be prepared to fulfil a role in HVP’s fire suppression activities. These include some weekend and out of hour’s duty on a rostered basis. A fire allowance is paid.
  • A current Driver’s Licence is mandatory for this position.
How to apply:
Phone enquiries should be directed to Steve Blake, Northern Customer and Haulage Manager, +61 0409 967 034.

Please send your resume and cover letter to jobs@hvp.com.au

Applications close 31 January, 2022.

HVP Plantations is an organisation where diversity of thought, experience and background is acknowledged and celebrated. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community, and encourage females and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders to apply.

For more info
Contact: Steve Blake
E-mail: jobs@hvp.com.au
Phone: +61 0409 967 034

Applications close: Monday, 31-Jan-2022

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Forest Management

Technical Forester, Location flexible

Company/Location: Rayonier Matariki Forests

Jobs Description:
Rayonier Matariki Forests is one of the largest forestry companies in New Zealand with more than 120,000 hectares of plantations across the country. With 100 employees and approx. 650 of the best contractors in NZ, we deliver quality logs into both the domestic and export markets.

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

Do you enjoy the challenge of using data to answer the big questions?

We have an opportunity for a Technical Forester to join our Forest Investment team. In this role you will be responsible for the management of yield information to support harvesting, modelling and forest valuation activities with a focus on forest information technologies and processes. Primary responsibility extends to the management of inventory measurement (mid rotation and pre harvest inventory), the storage and analysis of data and the provision and reporting of results to support decision making across the business.

You will also be also responsible for the operational management of Tree Crop R&D programs, and together with regional staff coordinate required trial establishment, management and measurement activities ensuring compliance with environmental, health & safety, and operational performance standards.

You will be ideally based out of either our Rangiora or Auckland offices, but other regional location options may be considered for the right candidate.

Operational or technical forestry experience, along with experience with forest inventory and yield generation processes is preferred and working knowledge of Geomaster and ESRI ArcGIS is desirable.

We are an inclusive and equal opportunity employer who values the diversity of our people. We are proud to provide an engaging and rewarding employee experience for all, with particular focus on employee wellbeing, flexible work practices and a culture of learning and development.

We are also very proud to have been named the 2021 supreme winner in the Ministry for Primary Industries Good Employer Awards last year.

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

For more info
Contact: Jo Harbin
E-mail: nzrecruitment@rayonier.com

Applications close: Sunday, 6-Feb-2022

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Forestry Harvesting

Forest Harvesting and Engineering Manager

Jobs Description:

About Southwood Export Ltd

Southwood Export Limited (SWEL) is a plantation management company based in Invercargill.

The company’s operations involve the management, afforestation and harvesting of significant eucalyptus plantations in Southland and South Otago and are both PEFC and FSC certified. The current annual harvest of 350,000GMT per annum is processed through SWEL’s mill, with all product stockpiled and exported internationally from the port of Bluff.

About the role

SWEL currently has an exciting opportunity available for a Forest Harvesting and Engineering Manager to join the team.

The duties will include:

  • Overall planning, management and supervision of the company’s harvesting and engineering operations;
  • Planning, management and supervision of associated roading works;
  • Establishing and maintaining budgets, including ensuring the operations are completed on time, in accordance with the relevant specifications and within budget;
  • Ensuring compliance with H&S regulations and other applicable environmental and legislative requirements;
  • Procurement and administration of contracts;
  • Managing the performance of contracted forest crews;
  • Project work from time to time.
About you

The successful candidate will have:
  • A tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering or Forestry, or comparable experience in the forestry industry;
  • Proven experience in harvest planning and management, including ground based and cable harvesting operations;
  • Proven experience in planning, layout, construction and maintenance of forest roading systems;
  • A high level of enthusiasm, self-motivation and a strong work ethic;
  • A good level of physical fitness;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to effectively manage others;
  • Strong computer skills
  • A focus and commitment to Health and Safety principles and operating a drug and alcohol-free workplace (including a willingness to undergo pre-employment drug and alcohol testing, and drug and alcohol testing during the period of employment).
This role is a fulltime position predominantly working Monday to Friday, however due to the nature of the role flexibility around the days and hours of work will be required.

Living in Southland is a great lifestyle choice! Invercargill has a reputation as a family-friendly city, with affordable housing, short commutes, excellent schools and first-class facilities. The region also offers easy access to exciting recreational opportunities in Fiordland, Queenstown and the Southern Lakes, and Stewart Island. Whether you’re interested in exploring our national parks to hunt, tramp, fish or dive, or want to try out the world-class ski fields and wineries there is something for you!

A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

If you are interested in joining the SWEL team apply now via the link or contact Tamara Pine at
HR South on +64 027 257 8576 or tamara@hrsouth.co.nz for a confidential discussion or to obtain a Job Description.

Applications close at 5pm on 28 January 2022.

For more info
Contact: Tamara Pine, HR South
E-mail: tamara@hrsouth.co.nz
mobile: +64 027 257 8576
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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Planer Machinist

Jobs Description:

  • Permanent, Full-time
  • Waipa Campus, Rotorua
We are seeking a Planer Technician to join our small friendly team, we are committed to doing a great job and have a passion for doing specialty cuts for special customers. We work Monday to Friday, 7.30am – 4.30pm and offer good pay rates and conditions. You will be highly motivated and a keen learner as being part of Toi Ohomai provides plenty of opportunities for further training and development. We have opportunities and qualifications that can be attained, to set you up with a future in timber industry.

To be successful in these roles you will have:
  • Previous experience in the Sawmill Industry
  • Be a qualified Timber Machinist
  • Forklift Driving Licence
  • Commitment to Health & Safety
  • A full driver’s license
  • Numeracy and literacy skills
If this exciting and rewarding role sounds like your next career move then we encourage you to apply prior to 08 February 2022. To apply please submit your CV and Cover Letter alongside your online application.

Applications close 08 February 2022.

Importantly you will be able to demonstrate strong alignment and commitment to our Toi Ohomai Values.

For further information and to apply please click on the following link – https://qjumpersjobs.co/jobs/details/Planer_Technician-1054239

For more info
Contact: People & Culture
E-mail: peopleandculture@toiohomai.ac.nz
Phone: +64 07 5578985

Applications close: Tuesday, 8-Feb-2022

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Timber Drying Operator

Company/Location: Red Stag Timber

Jobs Description:
An opportunity has arisen for timber drying operator to join the Kilns team at Red Stag Timber based at Waipa Mill, just 5 mins south of Rotorua CBD. Whilst timber industry experience is ideal, we offer full free training for the right candidate to gain a specialist industry qualification and complete the New Zealand Certificates in Timber Drying Level 3 and Level 4.

Following a period of training on dayshift, regular working hours will be working nightshift, Tuesday - Friday, 4.30pm - 2.20am with the occasional cover required on other shifts. Applicable shift allowance is paid, in addition to base hourly rate, negotiable based on experience and skill.

A school record with minimum L2 passes in NCEA English and Maths, a reliable work record and physical fitness to meet the demands of the role are basic requirements. Effective communication and initiative are expected with experience operating machinery, mobile plant or wood processing equipment an advantage.

The role is required to operate a small loader and therefore a current full NZ driver’s licence is required. Other duties include:

  • Training in safe timber stacking
  • Monitoring the drying process
  • Maintenance of some timber drying equipment
  • Operation of computerised management system
  • General teamwork with other operators
As part of the recruitment process, shortlisted candidates will undergo a mechanical aptitude test at their interview.

A pre-employment drug test and medical also applies. We encourage all staff to be fully vaccinated against Covid 19.

Application forms are available on http://www.redstagtimber.co.nz/people/careers/ or apply online here: Online Application for Employment

Applications close at 4pm on Wednesday 26th January 2022 or may be extended.

If you have any queries please email recruitment@redstagtimber.co.nz Ph. +61 (07) 349-5800 and ask for Kelly on extn.5831

For more info
Contact: Kelly Robinson
E-mail: recruitment@redstagtimber.co.nz
Phone: +64 07 349 5831
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Head Planer Machinist - Carefully Crafted Timber

Company/Location: Abodo Wood - Ohinewhai, Waikato, NZ

Jobs Description:
If you are passionate about locally grown, sustainable timber products, this role is for you.

Abodo is an award-winning NZ family business, producing a sustainable range of natural timber products, sold globally. We have a tight knit team of people who are committed to the Abodo cause, but also enjoy a bit of fun. Learn more about Abodo's carefully crafted timber products at www.abodo.co.nz

The purpose of this role is to Lead Abodo’s new Planer line team in Ohinewhai, Waikato, New Zealand. This is a hands-on role which requires direct machining as well as the development and support of our planer machinists in training, educating them on health and safety requirements, setup, basic maintenance and manufacturing procedures.

Furthermore coaching, leading and developing a high performing efficient team producing quality, carefully crafted product with minimal waste. Whilst keeping a tidy happy profile tool room and safe working environment.

Opportunities for cross-training in other processing areas available. Bandsaw, Lamination etc.

Brand NEW machine operating a Leadermac Planer on a NEW completely timber built site https://www.leadermac.com/PDF/maximac.pdf

You will:

  • Provide leadership, management and coaching to a tight knit machining team
  • Plan and coordinate processing activities in cooperation with the operations team
  • Maintain, setup, pack down and clean this new asset for smooth running and minimal downtime
  • Communicate on requirements or backup tools, profiles and parts as things come to end of life or safety risk
  • Have 5S or similar background would be beneficial
  • Present yourself as an Abodo advocate through online channels and industry events as required
  • Be based in the Ohinewhai site in Waikato NZ
  • Maintain SOPs and work with required team member for any updates or improvements
  • Continue professional development in the industry to be ahead of trends and changes
  • Monitor key orders for high priority customer projects
  • Be transparent, honest and ethical in your communications
  • Solve problems, get creative and improve processes as required
  • Contribute to Abodo’s already amazing team culture
Products that store carbon are the future for the building material industry – so this is a growing and fast paced industry. You will be working with a great bunch of people that have a love for doing good and going out of their way to assist in achieving the founders mission.

Hours of this role are really family friendly as the site is not running 24/7. Not many roles out there like this with such a great package alongside family and caring values (not to mention an end product you can be proud of for your family’s future) so apply now!

Abodo Values at a high level are: It Will Be OK, Customer Spotlight, Solid Bond, Future Thinkers, Walking the Talk.

Apply now to uncover the complete values and how they form the foundation of our culture.

For more info
Contact: Tahnee Gudsell
E-mail: tahnee.gudsell@abodo.co.nz
mobile: +64 0224103590
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