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Forest Management

Field Operations Assistant

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation NSW/Barham

Jobs Description:

  • Permanent Opportunity
  • Great exposure to field operations
  • Located in Barham
Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial native and plantation 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. FCNSW adheres to the values of respect, innovation, integrity and wellbeing. For more information about who we are and what we do visit forestrycorporation.com.au

About the Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Field Operations Assistant to join our team in Barham and be part of our broad Western region team managing a variety of tasks. The role will be involved in forest works including road and recreational facilities maintenance, weed control, tree marking, forest silviculture and liaising with relevant key stakeholders across our community. The role will also operate a variety of plant, vehicles and supervise (at times) on site contractors.

The Field Operations Assistant will also play an integral and important role in the region’s fire management activities. The successful person will be required to undertake active frontline firefighting duties and be available for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis. Full training and qualifications will be provided as part of the role.

The Location:

Located on the northern side of the Murray River, the NSW town of Barham and its Victorian twin partner Koondrook, on the other side, form the commercial centre for the region's, lamb, cattle, cropping and dairy producers. Barham is best known for its citrus groves, superb fishing and relaxing at the man-made lakes on the river's edge. The twin towns service the extensive pastoral and horticultural regions with many tourists attracted to these scenic towns.

About You

You will be self-driven, motivated with a passion and keen interest in all facets of forestry operations. You will also demonstrate the following skills and experience:
  • Good knowledge or keen interest in forestry operations including road maintenance and construction, tree marking, fire management, pest and weed control and recreation provision;
  • A practical knowledge and understanding or keen interest in forest silviculture and management;
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of a team and autonomously;
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise conflicting demands and meet deadlines;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to deal with various stakeholders including contractors and the community;
  • Good technical skills or willingness to learn map reading, navigation and GPS usage;
  • Current Driver’s Licence;
  • Experience or willingness to be trained in the efficient operation of plant (particularly fire tanker, truck, front end loader) and equipment (particularly chainsaw and brushcutter) is ideal;
  • Capacity and willingness to undertake fire and fuel management duties, firefighting. (Full training will be provided)
How to Apply

We want to hear from you!

Send a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining why you are interested in the role and what you can bring to the team, to: jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au

For further information and a confidential discussion on this unique opportunity, please contact Andrew McCurdy on +61 (m) 0428 288 618

Applications Close: Sunday 18 April 2021

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.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and encourage females to apply for this role.

For more info
Contact: Andrew McCurdy
E-mail: Andrew.McCurdy@fcnsw.com.au
Phone: +61 0428 288 618
mobile: +61 0428 288 618
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Regional Manager, Western Australia

Company/Location: PF Olsen Australia

Jobs Description:
PF Olsen Australia is Australia’s leading and largest independent forest management services provider. We are seeking a suitably experienced and qualified candidate to fill our Regional Manager role based in Albany, Western Australia. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a team of professional and technical staff, reporting directly to the National Operations Manager, and delivering client management outcomes over a significant eucalypt plantation estate of over 43,000 hectares with an annual harvest volume of 800,000 green metric tonnes. The estate also includes the management of a significant agricultural cropping program of over 10,000 hectares.

To succeed at PF Olsen, you need to be:

  • Highly motivated, and a self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Intelligent and admin savvy, but also happy to get your hands dirty
  • Prepared to assert your views, but also demonstrate respect for your team members
  • Focused on relationship building as well as understanding and delivering against client and customer expectations
  • Pragmatic and possess business acumen to identify new growth opportunities for the region
  • Focused on delivering high quality results in a service environment
  • Have your head well above the pack in terms of both your management and technical skills
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 appraised of important issues in a timely and competent manner.

To be successful you will have substantial relevant demonstrated experience in strategic and operational decision making within forest management and harvesting. You will be passionate about health and safety since there is a strong focus within PF Olsen Australia to build a safe work environment for its employees and stakeholders.

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.

If you think this opportunity might be for you then please email menika.kukreja@pfolsen.com to request an information pack.

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

Applications close on Sunday, 16 May 2021.

For more info
Contact: Menika Kukreja
E-mail: menika.kukreja@pfolsen.com
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Senior Forester Planning
Company/Location: VicForests

Jobs Description:

  • East Gippsland Region Location
  • Permanent Position
  • Varied and interesting role working with an experienced team
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 have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Forester to join our East Gippsland division.

About the role:
The successful candidate will provide support to the Regional Manager, East Gippsland in implementing the annual planning and operations programs, and deliver leadership and strategic direction to employees that optimises individual and team performance.
This is a permanent position at a Career Level 5.

About you:
  • Appropriate qualification in Forestry, Natural Resource Management or a related field
  • Experience working within a forestry or natural resource management business
  • Experience in managing, developing, and mentoring team members
  • High level understanding of forestry planning processes and forest legislation requirements
  • Experience in project management, Forest Management data bases and GIS systems
  • Excellent relationship building and negotiation skills
  • Physical fitness to enable effective completion of field-based work
  • Current Manual Victorian Drivers Licence with ability to travel
Benefits & Culture:
  • A highly supportive environment with accessible management
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Regular training and professional development opportunities
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.

To apply for this position please submit your most current CV and Cover Letter to vf.careers@vicforests.com.au

VicForests is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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

PDF description: Position Description 2021 - Senior Forester Planning CL5_EG2.pdf

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

Applications close: Monday, 3-May-2021

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Forestry Harvesting

Harvesting Supervisor
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW

Jobs Description:

  • Located in Tumut
  • Permanent role
  • Balance of working in the great outdoors and the office
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. FCNSW adheres to the values of respect, innovation, integrity, and wellbeing. For more information about who we are and what we do visit www.forestrycorporation.com.au

About the role:
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Harvesting and Roading team and be accountable for planning and supervising harvesting operations in the Tumut Management Area. The role is one of five Harvesting Supervisors and reports to the Harvesting Coordinator. Our team strives to be innovative and we pride ourselves on achieving operational excellence and being strong safety leaders.

The Harvesting Supervisor engages with both internal and external stakeholders, including contractors, to ensure that operations are completed to the required environmental, commercial and safety standards.

The successful candidate will also 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 will be able to demonstrate
  • Experience in forest field operations;
  • Ability to draw up site-based plans using planning systems;
  • Ability to use or rapidly uptake the use of software packages such as Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, and STICKS;
  • Well-developed supervisory skills;
  • Excellent forward planning, organisational and communication skills;
  • A current drivers licence;
  • Ability and fitness to undertake forest firefighting, fire roster duties, work extended hours, and to maintain sufficient fitness for the job.
How to apply:
Send a copy of your CV and a cover letter addressing the criteria listed above to jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au

For more information about the role please contact Louise Bourke, Harvesting and Roading Manager, on (m) +61 0427 841 143.

Applications Close: 23rd April 2021.

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.

You will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical assessment for musculoskeletal functionality and drug and alcohol screening, including a Fitness test (task-based assessment) as part of the recruitment process.

You must have full working rights to apply for this position.

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

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and encourage females to apply for this role.

For more info
Contact: Louise Bourke
E-mail: jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: +61 0427 841 143

Applications close: Friday, 23-Apr-2021

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Harvest Supervisor

Company/Location: Kununurra, WA

Jobs Description:
To oversee the harvest operation on a day to day basis and ensure that the harvest operation is conducted in a safe and efficient manner. Manage the logistics and personnel within the site according to the harvest management plan for 2021.

  • Oversee the Sandalwood harvest operation and ensure delivery of product to the designated processing facility.
  • Liaise and communicate with ground staff, contractors and suppliers to ensure the harvesting process runs smoothly.
  • Ensure safety protocols are adhered to including daily tool-box meetings, PPE and signage in place.
  • Manage visitors movements to the site and around the site
  • Co-ordinate activities on the ground reporting to DGM forestry on a regular basis
  • Be the contact point for all personnel within the site and visitors attending the site.
Compliance requirements
  • Segregation
  • Coding
  • Documentation
Quality control
  • Contamination
  • Timber handling
  • Output control
Efficiency
  • Labour productivity
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Alternate options
  • Supply timber to storage facility as and when the PPC requires.
Reporting / monitoring
  • SOP
  • Annual harvest plan
Harvest expenditure and maintenance requirements
  • Operational (oversee machines)
  • Excavator/Skid Steer
  • Harvest head/Grapple
  • Corer
  • Tractors
  • Road train
  • Forklift

For more info
Contact: Katie Gracie
E-mail: katie@quintis.com.au

Applications close: Friday, 7-May-2021

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Forester - Harvesting

Company/Location: HQPlantations Pty Ltd - Tuan

Jobs Description:

Fraser Coast - Tuan


About the business
HQPlantations sustainably manages 340,000 hectares of forest throughout the state of Queensland including softwood and hardwood plantations. These plantations produce up to of 2.5 million cubic metres of logs annually that support both domestic and export industries.

HQPlantations is committed to a culture which is safe, diverse, inclusive, and determined where we act with respect, integrity, and positivity.

About the role
Reporting to the Harvest and Supply Manager - Coastal, you will deliver frontline planning and coordination of Harvesting activities covering forest protection, operational scheduling and production, and asset and environmental management ensuring commercial, safety and stewardship certifications are met.

Skills and experience
The successful applicant will either:
  • Hold a Bachelor of Forest Science (or other relevant tertiary qualification) with at least 3 years forest plantation experience, or;
  • Hold a Diploma level forestry (or relevant field) qualification with at least 5 years forest plantation experience.
How to apply
Applicants are asked to submit a cover letter outlining their suitability for the role and copy of their current resumé to HR@hqplantations.com.au

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

The position description for this role can be found under the ‘Our business’ tab on our website www.hqplantations.com.au

Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm on Monday, 3 May 2021.

PDF description: Position Description - Forester - Harvesting.pdf

For more info
Contact: Human Resources
E-mail: HR@hqplantations.com.au
Phone: +61 3882 8271

Applications close: Monday, 3-May-2021

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Harvesting and Roading Manager

Company/Location: Mt Gambier, South Australia

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.

The Harvesting and Roading Manager will work collaboratively with employees and external stakeholders to drive innovative solutions that will unlock new value. The position forms part of the Marketing and Operations team, based in Mount Gambier, where you will hold an influencing role that will call on your skills and experience to:

  • develop a team of staff and contractors to safely deliver against todays objectives and tomorrows challenges,
  • work across the forest to customer supply chain,
  • design and develop supplier contracts, procure high performing suppliers, and administer contracts,
  • construct relationships founded on goodwill, cooperation, and collaboration and
  • proactively engage with industry training institutions, contractors, and our customers.
You will know how to improve capability, build resilience into business processes, and enable innovation. You will see and influence the future.

Being a champion for log optimisation technologies and forest value recovery would be an expectation for this role. You will be fiscally responsible, analytically minded and passionate.

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.

Appropriate qualifications or experience is sought for this role. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Contact Susie Rogers in confidence on details below:

For more info
Contact: Susie Rogers - Rusher Rogers Recruiters
E-mail: susie@rusherrogers.com.au
mobile: +61 0414 350 762

Applications close: Monday, 26-Apr-2021

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Research/Govt/Industry Association

Plantation Improvement Coordinator

Company/Location: Gippsland (Churchill)

Jobs Description:

  • Enjoy great urban/country living in Regional Victoria
  • Work for an environmentally sustainable company
  • Based in Churchill, Gippsland
If forestry and trees and how to make them grow better are your passion, then this role will provide you with great opportunities to showcase your talents. HVP’s R&D team is looking for someone with an inquiring mind, proven research expertise and a collaborative and supportive team approach to join them. This role is based in Churchill (near the regional city of Traralgon), where there are a myriad of great lifestyle opportunities at your fingertips.

We are 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.

Key responsibilities for this role:

Reporting to the Research & Development Manager, the Plantation Improvement Coordinator is responsible for innovation and improvement of HVP’s plantation silviculture and related land management issues, as well as overseeing management of our Seed Orchards.

Specific aspects of this role are to;
  • Design, implement and measure research projects around a range of plantation management activities, including oversight of contractors.
  • Ensure accurate analysis of data, prepare high quality reports (especially for staff) and deliver projects within budget.
  • Seek opportunities for research collaboration with other agencies particularly where external funding is available.
  • Ensure best practice standards are maintained in documentation, Health and Safety and research work.
What you will need to succeed:
  • Contemporary and relevant experience in Research & Development in Forestry or other relevant environmental areas, particularly applied research.
  • Ability to work autonomously and develop and implement innovative works programs within budgets.
  • Skills to manage and maintain good relationships with contractors and staff.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and confidently, both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a small team and deliver projects (including strategic initiatives) against key performance indicators.
  • Valid Current Australian Drivers Licence.
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 annual incentive payment system.
  • Relocation assistance if required.
  • Wellbeing benefits including a fitness subsidy.
Interested?
If you are keen on applied research, self-motivated, innovative and thrive working in a fast paced environment and value safety, environment and sustainability, this could be the role for you.

Phone enquiries should be directed to Tony O’Hara on +61 0408 023 911.
Resumes with a covering letter should be sent to jobs@hvp.com.au

Applications close Friday 30 April 2021.

For more info
Contact: +61 0408 023 911
E-mail: jobs@hvp.com.au

Applications close: Friday, 30-Apr-2021

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Senior Manager – Pulp, Paper and Bioproducts Chamber

Company/Location: Canberra

Jobs Description:
The Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) www.ausfpa.com.au is the peak body representing tree growing, processing, and pulp, paper and bioproduct industries.

Some 90% of the Australian forest fibre industry is directly or indirectly represented through AFPA whose membership falls under four sub groupings or ‘Chambers’; Growers, Hardwood Processing, Softwood Manufacturing, and Pulp, Paper and Bioproducts.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to lead the Pulp, Paper and Bioproducts Chamber which covers some of Australia’s major manufacturing businesses and globally recognised names. The companies this role will support use combinations of recycled and virgin fibre to produce vital products for domestic and international markets ranging from printing paper and newsprint to coffee cups and plastic replacement packaging. A growing emphasis for this group has been to move into adjacencies which involve utilising fibre at the cellular level to create leading edge biochemicals and bioplastics.

AFPA is seeking a dynamic, self-starting individual, reporting directly to the AFPA CEO, to work with this group to develop strategic plans and cross sectoral initiatives in policy areas such as energy, climate change, the circular economy, recycling and plastic packaging bans.

Flexible working conditions and an attractive remuneration package are available for the right candidate.

For a confidential discussion or to request a copy of the position description, please contact Lynne Chapman on +61 0467 229 445 or lynne@chapmanexecutive.com.au To submit an application, please apply online at www.chapmanexecutive.com.au by Friday, 30 April 2021.

For more info
Contact: Lynne Chapman
E-mail: lynne@chapmanexecutive.com.au
mobile: +61 0467229445

Applications close: Friday, 30-Apr-2021

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Mechanical Shift Fitter

Company/Location: OneFortyOne Wood Products Jubilee Sawmill - Mount Gambier

Jobs Description:
OneFortyOne (OFO) is a vertically integrated, trans-Tasman sustainable timber products organisation. The OFO Jubilee Sawmill has received significant investment over the last 5 years with state-of-the-art technology, making it one of the premier mills in Australia with a highly engaged and motivated workforce. This sawmill is the largest in South Australia with OFO being a huge contributor of supporting local employment, the economy and regional communities.

At OneFortyOne, we believe in an inclusive culture that is rich in diverse thinking, ideas and experience. We are interested in high quality people with transferable skills and experience gained from any industry.

We understand that our people are the cornerstone to our success. We are passionate about being a great place to work, have industry leading training and employee development programs, good work life balance and competitive remuneration.

This position reports to the Maintenance Supervisor. Your main responsibilities will be to safely and efficiently carry out repair and PM work across the Jubilee Sawmill Site.

Key selection criteria will be based on your demonstrated skills and attributes:

  • Maintenance fitting & machining work
  • Ability to prioritise & act with a sense of urgency to ensure plant uptime targets are achieved
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to work effectively independently or in a group
  • Willing to continually learn
  • Work to grow our apprentices
  • Have a professional, positive, can do attitude. Skills are important however the right attitude is essential
To be considered for this position you must be a qualified tradesperson and will require the flexibility to work a rotating 3 shift roster.

To be part of an ambitious, results-driven and rewarding team please email a cover letter and current Resume to: karen.shanahan@onefortyone.com

Applications close Friday 30 April 2021

For more info
Contact: Andrew Hoath
E-mail: andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com
mobile: +61 0418 854 269

Applications close: Friday, 30-Apr-2021

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Electrician

Company/Location: OneFortyOne Wood Products Jubilee Sawmill - Mount Gambier

Jobs Description:
OneFortyOne (OFO) is a vertically integrated, trans-Tasman sustainable timber products organisation. The OFO Jubilee Sawmill has received significant investment over the last 5 years with state-of-the-art technology, making it one of the premier mills in Australia with a highly engaged and motivated workforce. This sawmill is the largest in South Australia with OFO being a huge contributor of supporting local employment, the economy and regional communities.

At OneFortyOne, we believe in an inclusive culture that is rich in diverse thinking, ideas and experience. We are interested in high quality people with transferable skills and experience gained from any industry.

We understand that our people are the cornerstone to our success. We are passionate about being a great place to work, have industry leading training and employee development programs, good work life balance and competitive remuneration.

This position reports to the Electrical Supervisor. Your main responsibilities will be to safely and efficiently carry out preventative maintenance, trouble shooting, repairs, breakdowns and plant improvements across the Jubilee Sawmill Site.

Key selection criteria will be based on your demonstrated skills and attributes:

  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritise & act with a sense of urgency to ensure plant uptime targets are achieved
  • Able to work effectively independently or in a group
  • Willing to continually learn
  • Work to grow our apprentices
  • Have a professional, positive, can do attitude. Skills are important however the right attitude is essential
The prospective candidate must have the relevant trade qualification, “A” Grade Electrical License SA or equivalent will require the flexibility to work a rotating 3 shift roster.

To be part of an ambitious, results-driven and rewarding team please email a cover letter and current Resume to: karen.shanahan@onefortyone.com

Applications close Friday 30 April 2021

For more info
Contact: Andrew Hoath
E-mail: andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com
mobile: +61 0418 854 269

Applications close: Friday, 30-Apr-2021

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Administration

Project Coordinator – Business Events

Company/Location: Innovatek

Jobs Description:
Innovatek ~ Providing Technology Transfer Services for Primary Industries

Are you experienced and efficient in office administration and project coordination? Do you have a strong commitment to customer service? Would you enjoy working with a small and supportive team of high achievers? Do you have an eye for detail and are you self-motivated and full of initiative?

We enjoy a great workplace on the Scion campus in Rotorua. You may just be the person we are looking for if you:

  • have excellent communication and people skills,
  • are driven and have enthusiasm to succeed in your tasks,
  • are methodical and always attend to detail,
  • are able to work efficiently to meet deadlines,
  • have high levels of initiative,
  • have very good proofreading skills,
  • have strong working knowledge with Apple ‘Mac’ computers
  • experience with Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Mailchimp, SurveyMonkey etc,
  • familiarity with Xero accounting and CRM software (we use Capsule + Aventri)
  • work well as part of a small team,
  • are able to prioritise your own work,
  • cope well with multiple workloads and deadlines.
Being practical, proactive and anticipating project needs is vital for the person in this role. It's an exciting opportunity. You’ll become part of a growing team with diverse skill sets. We think you’ll find it rewarding engaging with our clients, many of whom are technology leaders in primary industries throughout New Zealand and Australia.

Our Rotorua office is on the Scion campus in Rotorua, adjacent to Whakarewarewa Forest – ideally located for outdoor pursuits. Our clients are practical people delivering primary industry goods and services from New Zealand to the rest of the world. Applicants must have New Zealand citizenship.

To apply: Please send us your cover letter and CV to Innovatek Limited, PO Box 1230, Rotorua or send by email to libby.stulen@innovatek.co.nz

Closing date: Friday, 23rd April 2021

PDF description: 20210412-Vacancy-Project-Coordinator (1).pdf

For more info
Contact: Innovatek Limited
E-mail: libby.stulen@innovatek.co.nz
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Forest Consulting

Account Manager, Forestry
Company/Location: Competenz / Northland location

Jobs Description:

The role:

The Account Manager, Forestry will be responsible for promoting, developing, managing and arranging training and assessments for Forestry customers, becoming their trusted advisor. You will do this by working with employers, providers, trainees and other relevant parties to successfully implement workplace based training and manage completions of Forestry qualifications as well as coaching and mentoring workplace assessors. You will have an absolute focus on the customer, engaging at all levels within their business, partnering and taking an enterprise wide approach.

What skills you will you bring:

  • Experience in the Forestry sector required
  • Experience in a customer focused role
  • Experience in completing a range of administrative tasks essential
  • Sales Training and/or qualification/or experience preferred
  • Workplace Assessor and/or Moderator
  • Understanding or qualifications in Education/ Training industry preferred
  • Strong planning and organisational skills with the ability to manage own territory effectively and efficiently to meet the needs of the customer
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • High level of computer literacy; proficient in Microsoft office suite
Why work for us/What’s on offer:
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Work Vehicle provided
  • Wellness programme, including flu vaccinations, discounts with Southern Cross and Lumino dentists
  • Free annual health checks ups and discounted vision screening
  • Extra-long, long weekends – we finish midday on day before long weekends
  • Life Insurance policy
  • Birthday leave, our gift to you!
Who are we/Why join us?

Competenz helps Kiwis build skills, careers and businesses.
We are an Industry Training Organisation. We work with over 3,500 companies and 20,000+ learners in 36 industries around New Zealand each year to build skills, careers and businesses. Most learning takes place on-the-job.

At Competenz we excel in building and maintaining relationships with our customers. Our passion is relationships, and through long term partnering and listening to our customers we provide tailored learning solutions that add genuine value to our diverse customer base.

We partner with employers, apprentices, schools, training providers and assessors across the country to help New Zealanders. We are geographically spread across New Zealand and our main support office is centrally situated at Newmarket, Auckland.

To find out more about us, visit www.competenz.org.nz

To apply:
https://www.competenz.org.nz/about/careers-at-competenz/?p=job%2FovdOefwu

For more info
Contact: Pallas
E-mail: p.seow-lyon@competenz.org.nz
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Forestry IT

GIS / Remote Sensing – Graduate Role

Company/Location: Interpine Group Ltd

Jobs Description:
Due to ever-expanding workloads we are looking for a full-time GIS Graduate Analyst to join the Interpine Team based in Rotorua. As the ideal candidate, you will be solution-driven, self-motivated, and committed to working on a wide range of both field survey, drone operations, desktop GIS, and remote sensing analysis tasking. While this is a graduate role, you will be required to collect data often in our drone operations, analyze data and interpret requirements to provide innovative GIS solutions and results.

Key tasks include:

  • Maintaining and creating GIS records, map layouts and views both with Desktop and Web applications.
  • Generating maps and reports, processing and analyzing datasets derived from satellite, manned aircraft, and drones.
  • Operating as a copilot/drone pilot with CAA 102 certification, collecting a range of remote sensing data from photogrammetry, multispectral, thermal, and LiDAR datasets.
  • Working with photogrammetry, LiDAR, and imagery / video datasets.
  • Expanding into the machine and deep learning with remote sensing.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • A relevant science, forestry, geography, GIS information technology tertiary degree or equivalent knowledge.
  • No minimum for practical experience in GIS mapping applications as this is a graduate position.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills and English
Preferred skills and knowledge:
  • ESRI Software or interest to learn.
    Skills in Python, R or interest to learn.
  • Interest in computer science / machine learning / coding.
  • Drone technology or interest to learn.
We offer a competitive salary, ongoing training and development, and a high level of technical expertise to share and grow your skills/career. The role will require you to work as part of a wider team from our Rotorua office with regular travel within New Zealand and possibly overseas. Hours can vary depending on operational tasking, but are mostly M-F 40hrs per week, with the possibility of weekend or night operations from time to time due to weather conditions or conducting thermal drone surveys.

Applications for this position must hold a full driver's license and have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

The Location: The Rotorua lakes with surrounding bush and mountains means Rotorua is hard to beat for an outdoor lifestyle. Boating, mountain biking, tramping, hunting, and fishing are all on the doorsteps of a beautiful city with affordable housing. Rotorua’s central location means most of the North Island is within easy driving reach.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our Rotorua team in this new role.

Send your CV and cover letter to admin@interpine.co.nz

Applications close: 1 May 2021

For more info
Contact: Human Resources
E-mail: admin@interpine.co.nz
Phone: +64 7 3503209

Applications close: Saturday, 1-May-2021

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GIS / Remote Sensing – Senior Analyst

Company/Location: Interpine Group Ltd

Jobs Description:
Due to ever-expanding workloads, we are looking for an experienced GIS Analyst to join the Interpine Team based in Rotorua. As the ideal candidate, you will be solution-driven, self-motivated, and committed to providing quality innovative outputs.

Key tasks include:

  • Maintaining and creating GIS records, map layouts, and views both with Desktop and Web applications.
  • Generating maps and reports, processing and analyzing datasets derived from satellite, manned aircraft, and drones.
  • Working with photogrammetry, LiDAR, imagery.
  • Machine and deep learning with remote sensing.
  • Development of innovative tools and/or workflows for clients in scripting languages like Python and R.
Required Qualifications and Experience
  • A relevant science, forestry, geography, GIS information technology tertiary degree or equivalent knowledge.
  • Minimum of 3 years practical experience in GIS mapping applications, ideally in forestry and image interpretation.
  • Sound knowledge of ESRI ArcGIS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal skills, and English
  • Electronic Field-based data collection systems, GPS, Microsoft Office 365
Preferred Skills and Knowledge:
  • ATLAS GeoMaster or other forest management systems
  • ESRI ArcPro, ArcGIS Online, Survey123, and ArcCollector / Field Apps.
  • Skills in Python, R
  • Pix4D or similar photogrammetry software.
  • UAV technology or interest to learn.
Applications for this position must hold a Full drivers license and have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

The Location: The Rotorua lakes with surrounding bush and mountains means Rotorua is hard to beat for an outdoor lifestyle. Boating, mountain biking, tramping, hunting, and fishing are all on the doorsteps of a beautiful city with affordable housing. Rotorua’s central location means most of the North Island is within easy driving reach.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join our Rotorua team in this new role.

More information: https://interpine.nz/gis-analyst/

Send your CV and cover letter to admin@interpine.co.nz

Applications close 1 May 2021

For more info
Contact: Human Resources
E-mail: admin@interpine.co.nz

Applications close: Saturday, 1-May-2021

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