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Roading Coordinator

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation NSW/Wauchope

Jobs Description:

  • Dynamic and remote forest environments
  • Permanent Position located in Wauchope
About Us

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

The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated and passionate Roading Coordinator to join the Production North Roading team in Wauchope. The role will work across a number of critical areas including the Coastal IFOA, post-fire Infrastructure Safety Projects and Plantations.

You will support our operational and commercial performance by overseeing environmentally compliant, cost-effective, safe and timely construction and maintenance of harvesting roading infrastructure. This includes overseeing, assessing and reporting on the work of corporation staff and/or contractors, and effectively communicating and collaborating cross-functionally.

You will also be required to undertake active frontline firefighting duties and have availability for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis.

The Person

You are a strong operational leader within a forest environment with a commitment to safety. You will also have the following skills and experience;
  • Sound experience and knowledge of roading construction and maintenance operations, including good understanding of cost/quality requirements, ideally within a forest context;
  • Demonstrated commercial and continuous improvement focus;
  • Excellent understanding and commitment to safety within an operational environment;
  • Proven ability to interpret contract requirements and effectively manage contractors;
  • Well-developed communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to collaborate with diverse stakeholders;
  • Computer literacy and numeracy capabilities;
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant industry codes of practice plus legislation, regulatory requirements and best-practice methodologies;
  • Capacity and willingness to undertake fire and fuel management duties, fire- fighting and extensive travel (mainly driving) and maintain sufficient fitness for the role;
  • Current Driver’s Licence.
How to Apply

Send a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining why you would like to join the team to jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au

Applications Close: Sunday 13 June 2021

For a confidential discussion and further information on the role, please contact Sarah Gormley on (m) +61 0429 368 830

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: Sarah Gormley
E-mail: Sarah.Gormley@fcnsw.com.au
Phone: +64 0429 368 830
mobile: +64 0429 368 830
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Forest Management

Forester

Company/Location: Central Queensland – Kalpowar/Monto

Jobs Description:
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
This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to coordinate the delivery of a major forest re-establishment program (araucaria species) within Central Queensland. Reporting to the District Manager – Central Queensland, you will also deliver frontline planning and coordination of other operational activities including forest protection 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

Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm on Monday, 14 June 2021.

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply.

PDF description: PD Forester Operations 1184.pdf

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

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation NSW/Eden

Jobs Description:

  • Instrumental role in surveying our flora and fauna in our State Forests
  • Permanent role located in Eden
About Us

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 an exceptional opportunity for a passionate Field Ecologist to join our Hardwoods Planning team as we continue surveying our precious flora and fauna in our State Forests. The Field Ecologist role includes a great mix of field and office-based tasks and provides an opportunity to explore the forests of NSW’s south coast while being based in one of the most picturesque coastal locations.

The role is responsible for the timely and efficient completion of accurate ecology surveys that are consistent with established quality standards and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements coupled with the ability to manage survey data and related systems and produce reports as required to support operational plans.

Recent Forestry and/or Natural Resource Management / Environmental Sciences university graduates with field experience are encouraged to apply.

About You

You love the natural environment, landscape and all things flora and fauna, while ensuring quality of standards and compliance. To be successful in this role you will also be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience;
  • Tertiary qualifications in Forestry and/or Natural Resource Management /Environmental sciences and or relevant field experience in ecology surveys;
  • Good ecological knowledge including flora and fauna identification skills;
  • An understanding of native forest and plantation silviculture and an understanding of other relevant areas of forest management including, roading, harvesting and fire management is ideal;
  • Knowledge and skills in the use of technologies and systems relevant to operations planning, including GIS and ArcMap or willingness to learn;
  • Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills and the ability to work as part of a team;
  • Ability to plan and prioritise work, meet standards and deadlines;
  • Well-developed analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation, regulatory requirements and best-practice methodologies;
  • Current valid Driver’s Licence;
  • Ability and fitness to undertake forest firefighting and meet required fitness levels for the role.
How to Apply

Send a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining why you would like to join the team to: jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au

Contact Details and Information

For more information about the role and a confidential discussion, please contact Rohan Bilney on (m) +61 0439 942 899

Applications Close: Sunday 20 June 2021

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

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

For more info
Contact: Rohan Bilney
E-mail: Rohan.Bilney@fcnsw.com.au
Phone: +61 0439 942 899
mobile: +61 0439 942 899

Applications close: Sunday, 20-Jun-2021

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Fire Management Forester

Company/Location: Gippsland (Churchill)

Jobs Description:

  • Enjoy urban/country living options in Gippsland, Victoria with myriad of lifestyle opportunities
  • Work for a longstanding, environmentally sustainable company
  • Based in Churchill, Gippsland
HVP Plantations is a successful privately owned softwood timber plantation operator that manages extensive 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 Silviculture Manager, the role provides leadership and direction for Gippsland’s fire risk management program. This includes fire response, pre fire season preparation, relationships with other local fire agencies and developing the skill levels of local staff and contractors. The role will also undertake silviculture related tasks and projects on an as required basis.

What do you need to succeed in this role:
  • Current qualification as a FFMVic/ CFA Crew Leader or equivalent;
  • Contemporary experience in Australian forest fire management, preferably in softwood forestry;
  • GIS and mapping skills are required;
  • Superior communication and relationship management skills;
  • Well organised with an attention to detail;
  • A relevant tertiary qualification and/or a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment would be well regarded but not mandatory.
What will you get in return:
  • Be part of a supportive, flexible and collaborative environment that will provide you with opportunities to develop and demonstrate value;
  • Competitive salary package will be negotiated to secure the best candidate;
  • Access to a yearly incentive program;
  • Part private use of a fully maintained company vehicle;
  • As we are interested in your wellbeing a fitness subsidy is available;
  • Relocation assistance is available if required.
How to apply:
  • Phone enquiries should be directed to Stephen Wentworth on+61 0428 512 613.
  • Applications will be treated confidentially and should be sent to jobs@hvp.com.au
  • Applications close on Friday 25 June 2021.

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

Applications close: Friday, 25-Jun-2021

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Forest Technician

Company/Location: North Queensland - Ingham

Jobs Description:
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 District Manager – North Queensland, you will assist in the delivery and coordination of cost effective forest management programs focusing on forest protection, establishment and maintenance, and asset and environmental management ensuring commercial, safety and stewardship certifications are met.

Skills and experience
The successful applicant will have previous natural resource management experience in a similar role. In addition, Diploma level qualifications in a forestry related field and skills in fire suppression/prevention will be highly regarded.

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

Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm on Monday, 28 June 2021.

PDF description: 1197 Forest Technician - Operations (2).pdf

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

Company/Location: North Queensland - Ingham

Jobs Description:
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 District Manager – North Queensland, you will provide leadership in the delivery of quality and timely frontline planning and coordination of cost effective forest management programs. In this small team, you will have the opportunity to work across a range of functions covering silviculture, roading, custodial and forest protection, ensuring commercial, safety and stewardship certifications are met.

Skills and experience
The successful applicant will have a diploma in a Forestry related field with at least 3 year’s experience in natural resource management. It would be highly regarded if you have experience in plantation forest management and hold a degree in Forest Science or a similar field.

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

Applications will be accepted until 5:00pm on Monday, 28 June 2021.

PDF description: 1246 Forester - Operations (1).pdf

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

Company/Location: OneFortyOne Australia

Jobs Description:
OneFortyOne is looking for a Planning Forester to join our Resources and Planning Team, based in Mt Gambier, SA.

The Planning Forester schedules and plans forest operations (establishment, silviculture, harvesting) and partners with key stakeholders throughout the preparation and execution of operational plans.

We are looking for someone with the knowledge and aptitude for forest planning and an interest in the technical and analytical aspects of scheduling/modelling.

You might have years of forestry industry experience, or be someone with transferable skills from a different industry looking for a tree change.

Ideally, you will be able to:

  • Solve complex problems and recommend solutions - involving resource modelling, scheduling, and logistics.
  • Understand large databases and how to use them with programs such as Excel, BI, SQL, R and Phyton
  • Think creatively with the energy to progress innovative projects
  • Communicate to manage stakeholder expectations, contractor performance and implement effective quality control
Desirable, (but not required, as on the job training and development is available):
  • Understanding of plantation silviculture
  • Understanding of conservation/environmental management and forest certification
  • Exposure to forest systems such as Land Resource Manager, Arc GIS, Remsoft Scheduler /Woodstock
  • Knowledge of forest biometrics and mensuration
HR licence to contribute to our fire protection activities

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: Friday, 18-Jun-2021

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Forestry Harvesting

Harvesting Forester

Company/Location: Shelley, North Eastern Victoria

Jobs Description:

  • Based in beautiful North Eastern Victoria
  • Plentiful lifestyle opportunities
  • Be a part of a successful company
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.

Harvesting Forester - based in Shelley, near Tallangatta

This important role is responsible for the oversight of plantation harvesting crews in meeting safety, environmental, production and delivery targets.

The skills we are looking for
  • Harvesting experience.
  • Field management and planning of road construction and maintenance activities.
  • Experience in directing and negotiating with contractors.
  • Good communication and team skills.
  • The ability to balance and prioritise workloads.
  • A relevant tertiary qualification would be well regarded but is not mandatory.
What you will get in return
  • Competitive remuneration and access to an incentive payment system.
  • Part private use of a fully maintained company vehicle.
  • Relocation assistance is available if required.
  • As we are interested in your 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 – Chris Phillips on +61 (03) 57312010

Applications should be sent to jobs@hvp.com.au

Applications close Friday 18 June 2021.

For more info
Contact: Chris Phillips
E-mail: jobs@hvp.com.au
Phone: +61 (03) 57312010

Applications close: Friday, 18-Jun-2021

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Harvesting Supervisor

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation NSW/TUMUT

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: Sunday 20 June 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.

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

Applications close: Sunday, 20-Jun-2021

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Senior Forest Officer Harvesting

Company/Location: Sustainable Timber Tasmania (STT)

Jobs Description:
About Us
Sustainable Timber Tasmania (STT) is a Tasmanian Government Business Enterprise with approximately 150 employees. STT is an operational organisation responsible for sustainably managing Tasmania’s forests. STT manages approximately 800,000 hectares of public production forest (Permanent Timber Production Zone land) and undertakes forest operations for the production and sale of forest products from these forests.

Our Values
Respect - we create safe places
Responsibility - we take ownership
Growth - we create sustainable value
Excellence - we make it happen

Senior Forest Officer Harvesting
Our harvesting team is seeking a candidate that enjoys working outdoors and thrives on the challenges of being a key player in a production-based environment. They must have great relationship building and communication skills and enjoy participating as part of a team. An aptitude for learning will be essential as they assist the team to deliver regional wood production plans in a safe, commercial and environmentally sound manner.

Position Accountabilities and Selection Criteria

  • Contribute to maintaining high standards of staff and contractor safety.
  • Good communication, teamwork and customer service skills.
  • Develop positive relationships with staff and contractors to meet goals and resolve potential issues.
  • Assist with delivering work programs safely and efficiently to meet business targets.
  • Prepare and implement Forest Practices Plans.
  • Complete administrative tasks such as data entry and reports for work programs and to monitor compliance with business targets.
  • Conduct inspection of logs at contractor landings and customer mills.
Skills and Experience
  • Certificate IV or Diploma in Forest Operations or other relevant courses or demonstrated experience in a similar position.
  • Able to develop an understanding of process and functions of the forest industry.
  • Skills to oversee contractor work programs to meet forest safety and operational targets
  • Ability to obtain Forest Practices Officer Planning ticket
Contact
For a confidential conversation about the role please contact the Coordinator Harvesting & Sales, Peter Johnstone on +61 0428 530 653 during business hours. The position description (including accountabilities) and more information about STT's application process is available on our website at: www.sttas.com.au/about-us/careers

How to Apply
To apply click the following link https://sttas.elmotalent.com.au/careers/external/job/view/34 will then be directed to STT’s candidate portal to submit their application. All applications must be submitted by 21 June 2021 The successful applicant will be subject to a pre-employment medical, a National Police Check and a 3-month probationary period. For further information please email people@sttas.com.au

Applicants must be an Australian citizen or hold the right to live and work in Australia

For more info
E-mail: people@sttas.com.au
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Health and Safety

Health, Safety and WellBeing Manager

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation NSW/West Pennant Hills

Jobs Description:

  • Key strategic leadership role
  • Contribute to the overall business HSW strategy
  • Great Sydney Hills location
About Us

At Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) we pride ourselves on being the largest manager of commercial plantation and native forests in New South Wales. We manage renewable timber production, environmental sustainability, and recreation across more than two million hectares of NSW State forests. You can discover more about Forestry Corporation and the work we do by visiting forestrycorporation.com.au

About the Role

An exciting and unique leadership opportunity exists for a passionate Health, Safety and Wellbeing Manager to join the business. Working in partnership with the business this influential role will be accountable for embedding best practise to drive continuous improvement in health, safety and wellbeing performance. In this role you will contribute to the overall health, safety and wellbeing strategy and lead the implementation to support the achievement of ‘everyone home, injury free, everyday’. In addition, you will provide counsel and act as thought leader to the CEO, senior leadership and management teams on health, safety and wellbeing matters.

Another key element of the role is leading a small team of safety professionals in contributing and developing HSW priorities identified by the business. In this role you will work closely and collaboratively with the broader People and Safety team in proactively supporting the business.

This is a permanent position based in our West Pennant Hills office which is nestled in Cumberland State Forest. This role will require to travel to our other locations across NSW.

About You

You will be passionate about health, safety and wellbeing and enjoy fostering and building strong relationships to drive significant cultural change.

Ideally, you will also possess the following skills, qualifications and experience to succeed in the role:
  • Tertiary qualification in Work, Health and Safety (WHS) management or related discipline
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in the interpretation and implementation of all workplace WHS related legislation particularly the WHS Act 2011, WHS Regulation 2011 and the Workers Compensation Act 1987
  • Proven experience in leading and engaging a team of professionals
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing strategic safety practices in a geographically dispersed organisation operating in a high risk environment
  • Ability to clearly communicate key strategic messages across a broad range of audiences
  • Demonstrated record of delivering result through others and the ability to influence others without direct authority
  • Extensive experience in workplace risk management, hazard analysis and incident investigation
  • Confident in preparing and presenting health, safety and wellbeing updates and papers to the CEO, senior leadership and management teams and safety committees.
  • Ability to use Microsoft suite of programs to an Intermediate Level
Apply Now!

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

For further information and a confidential discussion about the position, please contact Meredith Payne on (m) +61 0499 466 303

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process.

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

We are an EEO Employer and encourage females and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

You must have the right to live and work in this location to apply for this job.

For more info
Contact: Meredith Payne
E-mail: Meredith.Payne@fcnsw.com.au
Phone: +64 0499 466 303
mobile: +64 0499 466 303

Applications close: Sunday, 20-Jun-2021

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Research/Govt/Industry Association

Research Manager

Company/Location: Mount Gambier, AUS

Jobs Description:
OneFortyOne has a unique opportunity for a practical operational focussed scientist to lead GT Forests on forest health issues.

Based in Mount Gambier, the Research Manager is responsible for forest health research and provides business wide leadership on soil health and resilience, risk to forest health especially crop pests, disease, and disorders, and influences improvement and deployment strategies for crop genetics. The contribution of the Research Manager will provide continual improvement in forest health and needs to see and advise the team on pragmatic operational improvements in forest management practices that improve return on investment whilst managing risk and decreasing the business’s carbon footprint.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, preferably Doctoral qualifications, in an area relevant to forest health research with experience in a commercial environment.
  • Ability to analyse complex scientific research and information, formulate innovative solutions and incorporate scientific practices into operational activities.
  • Expert knowledge of plantation genetics and their deployment including species / hybrid selection and the interaction of soil microbes on seedling health and their in-field resilience.
  • Expert knowledge of weed management preferably in a commercial forest setting.
  • Expert knowledge of climate change risk and understating of tools to mitigate climate change risk.
  • Experience working collaboratively with relevant research and operational teams to support field trials and research activity.
  • Creative mindset to develop strategic research programs with clear measurable objectives and implementable outcomes.
Contact Mae Steele in confidence on details below:

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

Applications close: Friday, 2-Jul-2021

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Tasmania - Forest Practices Authority Board positions

Company/Location: Forest Practices Authority, Hobart, Tasmania

Jobs Description:
The FPA is an independent statutory authority responsible for the regulation of forest practices in Tasmania under the Forest Practices Act 1985.

The Minister for Resources seeks expressions of interest from persons suitably qualified for appointment to the FPA Board as directors for vacancies in the following categories:

1. A person with applied knowledge and expertise in sustainable forest management on public land;
2. A person with applied knowledge and expertise in sustainable forest management on private land
(becoming vacant in December 2021); and
3. A person with applied knowledge and expertise in community liaison and local government, from a municipal area in which forestry is a major land use.

Persons interested in categories 1 and 2 need to have practical knowledge and experience in forest operations, including harvesting and reforestation of forests.

In accordance with the Tasmanian State Government’s Women on Boards Strategy 2020-2025, women are strongly encouraged to submit an application for a position.

Enquiries regarding the roles should be directed to Peter Volker, Chief Forest Practices Officer on phone +61 (03) 6165 4090 or email info@fpa.tas.gov.au

Further details on the FPA is available at www.fpa.tas.gov.au/the_fpa/programs/governance

To submit an expression of interest, please email boards@stategrowth.tas.gov.au nominating the relevant category (or categories) of interest with relevant qualifications and experience along with a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees.

Expressions of interest close on Sunday, 27 June 2021.

For more info
Contact: Peter Volker
E-mail: info@fpa.tas.gov.au
Phone: +61 3 6165 4090

Applications close: Sunday, 27-Jun-2021

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Tasmania - Advisory Council positions

Company/Location: Forest Practices Authority, Hobart, Tasmania

Jobs Description:
Forest Practices Advisory Council (FPAC)

The Forest Practices Authority (FPA) is an independent statutory authority responsible for the regulation of forest practices under the Forest Practices Act 1985. The FPAC is a body constituted under s.37A of the Forest Practices Act 1985 to promote discussion among key stakeholders and to provide advice to the FPA on matters relating to the operation of the forest practices system.

The Minister for Resources seeks expressions of interest from persons suitably qualified for appointment to the FPAC as members. There are three vacancies in the following categories:

Chair - a person with knowledge or expertise in sustainable forest management

Member - a person with expertise in, and operational experience of, forest harvesting or forest contracting

Member - a person with expertise in, and experience of, forest issues in relation to forest conservation

In accordance with the State Government’s Women on Boards Strategy 2020-2025, women are strongly encouraged to submit an application to fill a vacancy.

Enquiries should be directed to Peter Volker, Chief Forest Practices Officer on phone +61 (03) 6165 4090 or email info@fpa.tas.gov.au

Further details on the FPA and FPAC are available at www.fpa.tas.gov.au/the_fpa/programs/governance

To submit an expression of interest, please email boards@stategrowth.tas.gov.au nominating the relevant category (or categories) of interest with relevant qualifications and experience along with a curriculum vitae and the names of two referees.

Expressions of interest close on Sunday, 27 June 2021.

For more info
Contact: Peter Volker
E-mail: info@fpa.tas.gov.au
Phone: +61 3 6165 4090

Applications close: Sunday, 27-Jun-2021

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Saw Doctor

Company/Location: Colac & Caboolture

Jobs Description:
AKD is a forestry products company, growing and manufacturing sustainable quality timber products. With operations across Queensland, NSW and Victoria we have 1,000 plus strong team members and are passionate about what we do!

AKD is proud of our diverse culture, that supports individuals, embraces team work, and encourages a ‘can do - make it happen’ attitude.

We are offering opportunities for energetic and self motivated people to join our team of fully qualified and training saw doctors.

These are full time positions based at our Colac (VIC) site and our Caboolture (QLD) site and will involve all aspects of saw doctoring. This position would suit a hard working and skilled applicant that is looking for a career in an innovative timber manufacturing business.

Our saw doctors are using the latest model equipment and technology in areas such as CNC bandsaw and circular saw servicing equipment.

We are offering above award wages and associated shift allowances as well as relocation expenses for the right candidates.

Key duties and responsibilities:

  • Ensure safe work practices
  • Sharpen and maintain knives and saws
  • Redress and maintain saw guide blocks and circular saw guides
  • Ensure saw lube units are at required levels
  • Levelling and tensioning saws
  • Set saws onto saw grinders and sharpen
  • Perform saw changes and preventative maintenance
  • General housekeeping tasks
The successful applicants will have:
  • Good time management skills, being able to prioritise tasks
  • Commitment and hard working attitude
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a group
Minimum Trade Qualification: Complete or Near Complete Certificate III Saw Doctoring

If you have commitment, energy and are motivated to make a difference, please email your resume and cover letter using reference code ‘SAWCOLAC’ or ‘SAWQLD’to recruitment@akd.com.au

For further information please email or call Michael Swanson (Recruitment Manager) for a confidential conversation on +61 (03) 5231 9100 or recruitment@akd.com.au

Note: Applications close 18th June 2021.

Note: Pre-employment drug and alcohol, along with functional capacity testing, will be required.

For more info
Contact: Michael Swanson (Recruitment Manager)
E-mail: recruitment@akd.com.au
Phone: +61 (03) 5231 9100
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Saw Doctor

Company/Location: Timberlink Australia - Tarpeena

Jobs Description:

Timberlink Australia is a leading-edge international producer of softwood timber products for both domestic and export markets. Timberlink has grown to become a modern, multi-country business that employs almost 550 people, delivering scale and flexibility. Our focus is on growing value not volume. Our strategy for success isn’t complicated; we continue to build a professional, high performing, customer focused business.

An opportunity has arisen for a Saw Doctor to join our team at our Tarpeena Mill. The main objective of this role is to provide outstanding support and guidance to the Saw Shop team, operating and maintaining all saw shop equipment as well as ensuring all saw and knife changes are completing efficiently and to a high level.

The successful candidate will be required to work on a rotating day, afternoon, and shift roster, working Monday to Friday (Sunday night to Thursday night when on night shift) and is a key permanent, full time role in our business.

With the $100 million upgrade almost completed (equipped with a start of the art, world class saw shop), along with a brand new, state of the art, $60 million CLT/GLT plant about to commence construction, this thriving facility will continue to evolve, becoming one of the most modern sawmilling manufacturing facilities in Australia – a simply amazing time to join and showcase your outstanding manufacturing and leading capabilities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in all saw and knife changes on a timely and regular basis
  • Assist to ensure that an adequate supply of saws is available at all times
  • Keep saw guides in good condition
  • Maintain all sawshop equipment ie grinders, swages, shapers, stretcher rolls, tensioner gauges etc
  • Sharpen Chainsaw Chains
  • Actively promote a safety-first culture
Essential personal attributes:
  • Ability to work co-operatively in a highly effective team
  • Possesses a strong work ethic
  • Experience within bandsaws
  • Proactive, professional and responsible
  • Good communication skills
Timberlink is an equal opportunity employer, we encourage all applicants with the RIGHT TO WORK in Australia to apply (Australian residency or a valid AUS work VISA).

If you would like to know more, or wish to apply for the role, please submit your application including your cover letter and CV to careers@timberlinkaustralia.com.au

www.timberlinkaustralia.com.au

For more info
Contact: Ben Stow
E-mail: bstow@timberlinkaustralia.com.au
mobile: +61 0499 899 023

Applications close: Friday, 18-Jun-2021

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Boiler Operator – Jubilee Sawmill Mount Gambier

Company/Location: OneFortyOne Wood Products - Australia

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.

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified Boiler Operators to support our Jubilee Sawmill operation.

Reporting to the Steam Plant Manager your primary responsibilities will be to safely and efficiently carry out all aspects relating to the Steam Plant operation. The prospective candidate will require the flexibility to work a rotating 4 shift roster and must be a qualified Boiler Operator with a current high risk license.

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

  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Able to work effectively independently or in a group
  • Willing to continually learn
  • Have a professional, positive, can do attitude. Skills are important however the right attitude is essential
To be part of an ambitious, results-driven and rewarding team please email a cover letter and current Resume to: karen.shanahan@onefortyone.com

Applicants must hold valid Australian Working rights and be prepared to undergo a full medical including drug & alcohol, audiometric, spirometry testing & FCE

For more info
Contact: Andrew Hoath
E-mail: andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com
Phone: +61 08 87 212 889
mobile: +61 0418 854 269

Applications close: Friday, 2-Jul-2021

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Engineering/Maintenance

Production and Engineering Manager

Company/Location: JUKEN Gisborne

Jobs Description:
Juken New Zealand Ltd (JNL) is a global company operating in local and global timber markets. JNL owns four wood processing plants in the North Island, and forests in the Wairarapa and East Coast regions. We are currently looking for motivated individual to join the business in the position of Production and Engineering Manager to join our busy team on the East Coast – you may have experience in logging, or a background in civil road construction and keen to focus on Forestry.

In this role you will be reporting to the General Manager East Coast Forests and you will be responsible for managing the forests harvest production and engineering operations to efficiently manufacture and deliver log products to customer specifications.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Leading all facets of forest production to achieve daily, monthly and annual targets
  • Managing all engineering activities for harvest planning and road construction
  • Managing contractor relationships to meet legal and company requirements
  • Ensuring that all production systems and personnel operate in compliance with JNLs Health &Safety and Environmental Policies, Procedures and Standards.
To be successful in this role you will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Demonstrated experience in logging, civil engineering and road construction management
  • A tertiary qualification in forestry or related discipline such as Civil Engineering
  • Focus on ensuring a safe and healthy workplace environment
  • The ability to work as part of a team or independently
  • Ability to think innovatively and analytically
  • Desire to build on existing skills to further pursue a long term career in forestry with the support of JNL
In return for this we can offer you:
  • A competitive salary in line with your experience and qualifications
  • Medical insurance
  • Access to a generous JNL workplace savings scheme, leave entitlements and other benefits
  • Relevant learning and development opportunities to support your career development
If you want to work in a down to earth team environment where your colleagues know how to have a laugh but understand the meaning of hard work at the same time, please apply today - please visit - https://www.jnl.co.nz/contact-us/employment-vacancies/

For more info
Contact: Dylan Foster
E-mail: dylan.foster@jnl.co.nz
Phone: +64 027 448 5583
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Forest Management

Forestry Production & Wood flow Manager

Company/Location: East Coast Forestry · Gisborne, East Coast

Jobs Description:
In this role you will be reporting to the General Manager East Coast Forests and you will be responsible for managing the forests harvest production and woodflow operations to efficiently manufacture and deliver log products to customer specifications.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Leading all facets of forest production to achieve daily, monthly and annual targets
  • Managing logistics of wood sales including log cartage to export ports and domestic sales.
  • Managing contractor relationships to meet legal and company requirements
  • Ensuring that all production systems and personnel operate in compliance with JNLs Health &Safety and Environmental Policies, Procedures and Standards.
To be successful in this role you will ideally have the following attributes:
  • Demonstrated experience in clear fell cable logging, log cartage and log sales management
  • A tertiary qualification in forestry or related discipline
  • Focus on ensuring a safe and healthy workplace environment
  • The ability to work as part of a team or independently
  • Ability to think innovatively and analytically
  • Desire to build on existing skills to further pursue a long term career in forestry with the support of JNL
In return for this we can offer you:
  • A competitive salary in line with your experience and qualifications
  • Medical insurance
  • Access to a generous JNL workplace savings scheme, leave entitlements and other benefits
  • Relevant learning and development opportunities to support your career development
If you want to work in a down to earth team environment where your colleagues know how to have a laugh but understand the meaning of hard work at the same time, please apply today.

For more info
Contact: Dylan Foster
E-mail: dylan.foster@jnl.co.nz
Phone: +64 027 448 5583
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Forest Manager

Company/Location: Forest Management Limited / Dunedin

Jobs Description:
Forest Management Group is made up of three independent companies with a common shareholding comprising Forest Management (FML), Tasman Forest Management (TFM) and Forest Management North Island (FMNI). Our group provides our clients with experience and specialist expertise across all aspects of commercial forestry. We help establish, manage and harvest plantation forests to achieve the best returns possible. At Forest Management you’d be working in part of a team that values activities outside of the workplace and offers flexible working settings.

Due to company growth, we are looking for a full-time Forest Manager to join the Forest Management team based in our Dunedin office. As the ideal candidate, you will be solution-driven, self-motivated, and committed to managing forest operations to the highest quality.

This role will offer an opportunity to undertake a wide range of tasks within the company and grow your skills while being mentored by senior staff and supported with external training.

Key tasks

  • Management of Silviculture activities.
  • Ensuring compliance with Health and Safety, Environment, and other legislative requirements are carried out.
  • Harvest Supervision and Quality Control.
  • Undertake ETS tasks on behalf of Forest Owners.
  • Drone imagery capture and processing.
  • GIS mapping within the region.
  • Development of innovative tools and/or systems within Forest Management.

Key Skills & Attributes
  • A sound knowledge of forestry operations, practices and tree species.
  • Ability to communicate with and relate to forest owners, contractors, fellow staff, local authority personnel and members of the public.
  • Ability to work independently and without regular oversight.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word and ArcGIS.
  • Accurate data inputting and record keeping.
  • Knowledge of health and safety legislation.
  • Knowledge of environmental legislation and applicability to all aspects of forest management.
  • Knowledge of the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme.
  • No minimum for practical experience for drone use as this training will be provided.

Required Qualifications and Experience
  • A relevant forestry degree or equivalent knowledge.

We offer a competitive salary with a work vehicle, ongoing training and development, and a high level of expertise to share and grow your skills/career.

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

To apply: Please send us your cover letter and CV to forestmgmt@forestmanagement.co.nz

For more info
Contact: Forest Management Limited
E-mail: forestmgmt@forestmanagement.co.nz

Applications close: Friday, 25-Jun-2021

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Marketing and Sales

Business Development Manager
Company/Location: PF Olsen Limited Nelson / Marlborough

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

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

Due to ongoing expansion, we are currently seeking to add a vibrant and motivated Business Development Manager to join our Nelson / Marlborough team. This role will grow our forestry and harvest business in the Upper South Island region and will ideally suit someone with a forestry management background, strong relationship building skills and a keen interest in sales.

Duties will include:

  • Seeking opportunities to manage harvesting and marketing for forest and woodlot owners.
  • Negotiating and preparing log sale and service agreements.
  • Assisting with the procurement of contractor capacity.
  • Client liaison and reporting
To be successful you will already have:
  • 3 years plus Forestry experience
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with a wide range of people.
  • Outstanding drive, resilience and ability to meet targets and succeed.
  • Formal training or qualifications in sales/marketing, forestry and / or agriculture.
  • Knowledge of domestic and export log markets.
In return, we offer the successful candidate:
  • Training opportunities – external and internal
  • Attractive employee benefits package including insurances
  • Attractive annual leave package
  • Vehicle with full private use
PF Olsen prides itself on being a drug-free work place, and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For a job description or to apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before Friday 29th June 2021 to trudi.batson@pfolsen.com

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: trudi.batson@pfolsen.com

Applications close: Sunday, 20-Jun-2021

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