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Fire Planning and Administration Coordinator – Sydney/ Flexible

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Sydney

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

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

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applications close: Sunday, 10-Jul-2022

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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Silviculture Forester

Company/Location: Australian Bluegum Plantations - Hamilton VIC or Albany W.A.

Job Description:
ABP is one of the largest, fully integrated plantation managers and plantation woodchip exporters in the world. We are a dedicated team of professionals, partnered with an experienced contractor workforce focused on safely producing and supplying a premium woodchip to our valued customers in the Asian pulp and paper sector.

ABP’s plantation estate is located within the Green Triangle region in Southwest Victoria / Southeast SA and South West of WA.

At ABP we are committed to creating a diverse environment and are focused on empowering our people to use their creativity, experience, and diverse thinking to overcome challenges and deliver achievements that are celebrated.

We are seeking:

An enthusiastic and motivated Silvicultural Forester with high professional standards of work, to become a valuable member of our silvicultural team, based in the Green Triangle (GT) region. Your role would include:

  • Land and plantation silvicultural management.
  • Managing contractor works, land preparation, establishment of new plantations, forest tending works.
  • Managing plantation fire prevention works
  • Ensure that stakeholder interactions and communications with landholders and neighbours are professionally undertaken.
  • Continual improvement of second rotation establishment techniques.
  • Liaise with harvesting team, property handover information, assisting in managing both plantation and stakeholder issues that may arise.
You shall be part of the organisation's fire management team and at times you will be required to be on-call.

We would love to hear from you if you have:
  • An ability to work effectively as part of a team to meet work standards and deadlines.
  • A great attitude and willingness to demonstrate our Values.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated skills and/or experience in forestry or agricultural sector.
  • Competent computer skills and willingness to learn new technologies.
  • Hold and maintain a valid driver's licence.
Experience or competency in the following would be highly regarded, but are not essential:
  • Studying for, or have tertiary qualifications, particularly in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Agricultural Science, or related fields.
  • Experience in firefighting.
  • Experience in working with strict certification standards.
  • First aid qualifications.
  • Truck licence (MR,)

For more info
Contact: Sheri Tarr
E-mail: sheri.tarr@austgum.com.au

Applications close: Friday, 1-Jul-2022

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Forest Management

Fire Operations Officer

Company/Location: OneFortyOne Mount Gambier

Job Description:
OneFortyOne is looking for a Fire Operations Officer to assist with the delivery of our fire management program.

As a key member of a high-performing team operating in a competitive commercial environment the successful person will have extensive knowledge of technical and operational aspects of forest fire management. Reporting to the Green Triangle Forests Fire Manager you will work collaboratively with Green Triangle Forest employees, contractors and other technical specialists to achieve consistent results.

Ideally you will have:

  • the highest regard for safety, efficiency and effectiveness whilst running programs to protect our 80,000-hectare estate
  • ability to plan and supervise of fire preparedness programs and coordinating resources to meet our firefighting needs and obligations.
  • technical expertise and a high-level understanding of the range of available contemporary fire management technologies.
  • experience in delivering fire fighter training and fit for fire programs that enhance the strength of the fire fighting and fire logistics teams.
  • ability to build positive and productive relationships industry stakeholders (CFS, CFA, forest owners/managers).
This role also requires you to have a CFS / CFA Crew Leader qualification or equivalent, be physically fit, enjoy working outdoors in all conditions and must have a current driver’s licence and heavy vehicle drivers licence.

Our number one priority is to prevent fire impacting our forests and communities in the first place. If that’s not possible, we must ensure our response is swift and effective. To do this, we work on fire prevention year-round. We run training programs, upgrade our equipment, and strive to prepare our people and our forests as best we can.

To learn more about our fire management program and this exceptional opportunity contact Mae Steele, HR Advisor on (+61) 439 083 483.

For more info
Contact: Mae Steele HR Advisor
E-mail: mae.steele@onefortyone.com
Phone: (+61) 439 089 483
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Seasonal Forestry Worker

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Bathurst

Job Description:

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

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

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

A career at FCNSW is built on the foundations of our values:
  1. Wellbeing: The safety and wellbeing of our people is priority.
  2. Respect: We care for country, community, and ourselves.
  3. Integrity: We are honest and accountable for all our actions.
  4. Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently and improve.
What we can offer you:
  • Work in the great outdoors with a passionate team of land managers.
  • Nationally recognised qualifications in firefighting.
  • Qualifications and experience in operating 4WDs, herbicide application, chainsaw use and first aid.
  • An opportunity to advance your career with Forestry Corporation
  • Weekend penalty rates, public holidays, and additional loading for fire-fighting duties.
What you will be doing

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated Seasonal Forestry Workers to join our team and assist with a wide range of outdoor work. You will undertake a wide variety of activities, including:
  • Hazard reduction burning and wildfire control.
  • Clearing and maintaining our fire roads & fire trails (which includes tree pruning).
  • Weed control.
  • Assisting with the maintenance of our buildings & facilities, and our vehicles & equipment.
  • Assisting with forest operations, operational surveys, forest patrols.
The opportunity available is seasonal in nature and workloads will vary depending on wildfire conditions. You may work extended hours/shift/days under physically testing conditions. You will be part of the organisation's fire readiness strategy and will be on our fire roster. At times you will be required to be on-call at home depending on the local fire danger.

We would love you to have:
  • A great attitude and willingness to adhere to our Values and Behaviours
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team to meet work standards and deadlines
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated skills and/or experience in forestry, farming, outdoor or construction works
  • Basic computer skills and willingness to learn new technologies
  • Hold and maintain a valid driver's licence
Experience or competency in the following would be highly regarded but are not essential:
  • Experience in bushfire fighting.
  • Experience and/or qualifications in chainsaw use and chemical application.
  • First aid qualifications. Truck licence (MR, HR, HC etc) or experience in the operation of heavy plant.
  • Studying for or have tertiary qualifications, particularly in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, Natural Sciences, or related field.
You can apply here. For more information please contact Dave Anderson - Bathurst Management Unit – or via email at dave.anderson@fcnsw.com.au.

Applications Close: Sunday 26 June 2022, 11:59pm AEST

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

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

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


For more info
Contact: Dave Anderson
E-mail: dave.anderson@fcnsw.com.au
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Haulage and Sales Manager

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Tumut

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

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

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

  1. Wellbeing: The safety and wellbeing of our people is priority
  2. Respect: We care for country, community, and ourselves
  3. Integrity: We are honest and accountable
  4. Innovation: We challenge ourselves to think differently, be bold and continuously improve
What you will be doing:

We are currently looking for a Haulage & Sales Manager to join our diverse and dynamic team. You will be responsible for managing 1 million tonnes of log sales and delivery operations in Tumut, Moss Vale and Queanbeyan Management Areas (MAs) and the Australian Capital Territory by;
  • Maximising FCNSW net financial returns; achieving high levels of customer service and order fulfilment (DIFOTIS)
  • Maximising log transport safety, production and environmental performance.
Further to these direct sales arrangements this role also provides a significant coordination role for the delivery of about 0.5 million tonnes of pulp and sawlogs from other MAs to customers within the Tumut MA.

What we can offer you:
  • Hybrid working through flexible working arrangements
  • Potential Opportunities to join our in-house Leadership Development Program
  • Located in the Snowy Valley Local Government Area
  • Competitive salary in accordance with FCNSW classification structure
We would love you to have:
  • A strong demonstrated commitment to safety
  • Leadership skills including the ability to: engender trust, communicate purpose, exercise sound judgement and comprehend complex systems.
  • Management skills including the ability to: communicate, delegate, negotiate, coordinate and report on activities and achieve outcomes.
  • Experience in analysing complex commercial operational and financial problems.
  • Record of achievement in operations management in a business-to-business environment, preferably in softwood plantation forestry.
  • 5 years equivalent management experience of large-scale operations, preferably of forests or logistics.
  • Ability to manage long term, established relationships with our supply agreements.
You can apply here, or for more information about the role please contact Dean Anderson, Regional Manager on (+61) 429 323 892 for a confidential discussion about the role.

Applications Close: Sunday 19 June 2022, 11:59pm AEST

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

The successful applicant will be required to satisfactorily complete a Drug and Alcohol screening, and/or Medical Assessment and/or a Fire Task Based Assessment (TBA). At Forestry Corporation, the health, safety and wellbeing of our people, our contractors and our communities is the highest priority, which is why require all employees to be:
  • fully vaccinated with a Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved COVID-19 vaccine; or
  • have an approved medical contraindication.

For more info
Contact: Dean Anderson
E-mail: Dean.Anderson@fcnsw.com.au
Phone: (+61) 429 323 892
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Forester – Harvesting, Western

Company/Location: PF Olsen - Albany, Western Australia

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applications close on Friday 8 July 2022.

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

Applications close: Friday, 8-Jul-2022

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Harvest Manager

Company/Location: Australian Bluegum Plantations

Job Description:
ABP is one of the largest, fully integrated plantation managers and plantation woodchip exporters in the world. We are a dedicated team of professionals, partnered with an experienced contractor workforce focused on safely producing and supplying a premium woodchip to our valued customers in the Asian pulp and paper sector. ABP is committed to excellence in growing, harvesting and marketing sustainable plantation resources.

At ABP we are committed to providing a diverse environment and are focused on empowering our people to use their creativity, experience, and diverse thinking to overcome challenges and deliver achievements that are celebrated.

Harvest Manager – GT

ABP are seeking an enthusiastic responsible and motivated person who is passionate about leading a team to develop and achieve harvest goals in the Green Triangle region.

In addition, this role is responsible for all harvesting operations, contractors and ensuring harvest activity is conducted safely and in compliance with the koala management plan and environmental, community consultation, and FSC requirements.

This role involves a wide variety of activities, including:

Leadership & Team Management

  • Develop a positive and cohesive team spirit, providing clear expectations as part of normal day-to-day work activities.
  • Drive personal and professional development for the team, resulting in improved performance over time.
  • Demonstrate open, honest, professional communications within the team.
Quality
  • Ensure compliance with codes of practice, FSC and other regulatory requirements.
  • Provide leadership for and coordinate implementation of quality management practices, resulting in delivery of a consistent product that meets quality specifications.
Budget Control
  • Develop and manage the harvesting budget to ensure it is met and delivers value.
  • Ensure timely notification of unexpected budget expenditure to the GT Operations Manager.
Contractor Management
  • Manage Contractors and their operational performance to meet targets and specifications, providing regular updates to GT Operations Manager.
  • Work with the contractors to ensure adequate resources are available to support forecast deliveries.
Operations
  • Ensuring Contractors have effective Safety Management Systems that meet ABP standards for OH&S and Environmental requirements.
  • Ensure roading and harvest planning is done within adequate time frames and to budget.
  • Meet koala welfare requirements, managing operations to meet the koala management plan.
You will be part of the organisation's fire readiness strategy and at times you will be required to be on-call via a roster system.

If you have the following, we’d love to hear from you:
  • Extensive experience working in plantation forestry and harvesting.
  • Leadership and team management experience.
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills and ability to ensure the incorporation of continuous improvement across all responsibilities
  • Clearly and effectively express ideas, thoughts and concepts verbally and in written form.
  • Take ownership and responsibility for the team and your own work priorities and objectives.
  • Work collaboratively across ABP and related companies.
  • Hold and maintain a valid driver's licence
  • Proficient Excel and Word skills.
Experience or competency in the following would be highly regarded but are not essential:
  • Educational qualifications in forestry or related fields
  • Fire Fighting experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics, ESRI packages and Jet reports desirable but not essential.

For more info
Contact: Kathy Hill
E-mail: kathy.hill@austgum.com.au

Applications close: Friday, 15-Jul-2022

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Seasonal Forestry Worker – Hunter

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW / Hunter

Job Description:

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

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

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

For more info
Contact: Peter Tarjanyi
E-mail: Peter.Tarjanyi@fcnsw.com.au

Applications close: Sunday, 3-Jul-2022

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Seasonal Forestry Worker – Mid North Coast

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

Job Description:

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

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

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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For more info
Contact: Mick Wilson
E-mail: mick.wilson@fcnsw.com.au

Applications close: Sunday, 3-Jul-2022

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Marketing and Sales

Sales and Marketing Manager

Company/Location: Burapha Agro-Forestry - Laos

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

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

Sales and Marketing Manager

Location: Head Office – Vientiane, with frequent travel and stay at production sites

Reporting to the Industry Manager, your initial focus is to develop the strategy to expand Burapha’s customer base locally and globally by identifying existing and emerging markets for our products and sidestreams. You will also be responsible for implementing the strategy by converting leads to sales, then working with customers and liaising with Burapha’s Production and Technical Managers to ensure timely delivery of orders, compliant with customer certification, technical and export requirements.

This is an attractive expatriate opportunity for an accomplished sales and marketing professional with timber experience to positively impact the commercial and reputational growth of a business with an exciting future.

While you will be based residentially in the Laos’ capital of Vientiane, you will be required to spend time on site.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement sales and marketing strategy
  • Identify new markets and growth in existing markets/customers and play an active role in developing the company’s product offering
  • Act as the first point of contact for new and existing customers regarding orders, payments and other queries
  • Prepare quotations and negotiate new orders and payment terms
  • Prepare sales contracts
  • Oversee the accurate and timely preparation of export and new customer documentation
  • Manage technical queries from existing and new customers, liaising with the Technical Manager as required
  • Work with the Technical Manager to ensure the Company can meet certification requirements to guarantee access to priority markets
  • Liaise with production planning to ensure order fulfillment on time and to appropriate quality standards
  • Ensure profitability targets are achieved through a comprehensive pricing policy
  • Strive to constantly improve the Company’s sales results and profitability targets
  • Track sales progress and report on a weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
Qualifications / Experience:
  • Bachelor degree in business, sales, or other relevant discipline
  • Considerable proven experience in sales, including experience in a wood/construction products industry
  • Experience in developing, planning and implementing sales and marketing strategies
  • Knowledge of wood and construction products manufacturing
  • Knowledge of US, Europe, Australian and Asian markets’ rules and regulations, including certification requirements
  • Exceptional negotiation and customer service skills
  • Energetic and passionate about accessing new markets and managing customer relationships
  • Strong leadership with the ability to work in a multicultural team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English language
  • IT literacy (Microsoft Office Suite, cloud technologies)
We offer a competitive expatriate remuneration package including comprehensive health insurance and a supportive and committed team environment.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Closing date 26 June 2022

For more info
Contact: Human Resources Department
E-mail: recruitment@buraphawood.com
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Research/Govt/Industry Association

Forest Access Permit Coordinator

Company/Location: Forest Products Commission | Bunbury, WA

Job Description:
Forest Products Commission, Bunbury (other South West Locations may be considered), Western Australia, Australia

Job Description:

This is a Permanent Full-time position at 1.0 FTE

The Forest Products Commission (FPC) are a team of forestry professionals engaged in the industry from the seed to the end-product. We work with community, industry and government to create a vibrant forestry industry. We will create an environment of innovation, ensuring that our forests are a strategic and sustainable resource for the future.

The Forest Access Permit Coordinator, under the direction of the Roads Operations Coordinator, works closely with Roading and Operations staff to identify and assess forest roads required for hauling operations and, where necessary, apply for their inclusion on the Forest Road Network (FRN) and/or the Restricted Access Vehicle (RAV) network which are administered by Main Roads WA (MRWA).

Following on from inclusion, the role will assist in the management of conditions stemming from the FRN/RAV approvals to ensure that the FPC is compliant with the Road Traffic Act and achieves the operational and logistical efficiencies that are sought from inclusion in the FRN/RAV networks. To achieve the aims of the position the incumbent will liaise closely with FPC staff, stakeholders, various contractors including traffic management providers, local governments and state government agencies.

PDF description: Forest Access Permit Coordinator Details.pdf

For more info
Contact: Patrick Steinbacher
E-mail: patrick.steinbacher@fpc.wa.gov.au
Phone: (+61) 8 9725 5216

Applications close: Monday, 4-Jul-2022

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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Trainee Steam Plant Boiler Attendant

Company/Location: OneFortyOne Wood Products - Mount Gambier

Job Description:
We’re hiring

  • Trainee Steam Plant Boiler Attendant
  • Based at Mount Gambier
  • Full Time
OneFortyOne is looking for a Trainee Steam Plant Boiler Attendant to join the Jubilee Sawmill.

The main duties of this role includes, but not be limited to:
  • Monitoring and maintaining boiler operations, steam and hot water systems
  • Minor maintenance tasks on the above system
  • Testing, monitoring and maintenance of chemicals for boiler operations
  • General housekeeping duties
You will also undergo training to hold an Advanced Boiler ticket and will be able to undertake general duties within our sawmilling operations.

Ideally you will have:
  • A solid work ethic
  • Basic mechanical understanding
  • Sound IT skills and the ability to learn new computer systems
  • The ability to learn new skills and a willingness to undertake further training to develop these skills
This role requires commitment to a 24hour rotating 4 shift roster and is an annualised salary position.

For any queries or further information about the role, please contact Andrew Hoath andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com or (+61) 8 8721 2889.

Applications close Friday 1 July 2022.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Karen Shanahan karen.shanahan@onefortyone.com

For more info
Contact: Andrew Hoath
E-mail: andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com
Phone: (+61) 8 87 212 889

Applications close: Friday, 1-Jul-2022

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Electrician

Company/Location: OneFortyOne Wood Products - Mount Gambier

Job Description:
We’re hiring

  • Electrician
  • Based at Mount Gambier
  • Full Time
OneFortyOne is looking for an Electrician to join the Jubilee Sawmill.

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

Ideally you will have:
  • Able to solve complex problems and recommend solutions
  • 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 work to grow our apprentices
  • Proven ability in the effective management of safe work practices
  • 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 and will require the flexibility to work a rotating 3 shift roster.

For any queries or further information about the role, please contact Andrew Hoath andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com or (+61) 8 8721 2889.

Applications close Friday 1 July 2022.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Karen Shanahan karen.shanahan@onefortyone.com

For more info
Contact: Andrew Hoath
E-mail: andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com
Phone: (+61) 8 87 212 889

Applications close: Friday, 1-Jul-2022

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Mechanical Shift Fitter

Company/Location: OneFortyOne Wood Products - Mount Gambier

Job Description:
Mechanical Shift Fitter – Jubilee Sawmill

The OneFortyOne Jubilee Sawmill is one of the largest and most modern sawmills in South Australia, employing local people, and supporting our community.

We believe in an inclusive culture that is rich in diverse thinking, ideas and experience, and are interested in highly motivated people with transferable skills and experience gained from any industry.

We’re looking for a qualified tradesperson to join the team as a Mechanical Shift Fitter.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, your main responsibility will be to safely and efficiently carry out repair and PM work across the Jubilee Sawmill Site.

You will have:

  • Experience in maintenance fitting & machining work
  • Ability to prioritise & act with a sense of urgency to achieve plant uptime targets
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work effectively independently or in a group
  • Willingness to continually learn
  • Flexibility to work a rotating 3 shift roster
The Mechanical Shift fitter should also be open to mentoring our apprentices, and must have a professional, positive, can do attitude. Skills are important, however the right attitude is essential.

Our people are the cornerstone to our success. We’re passionate about being a great place to work, encourage good work-life balance, and have industry-leading training and employee development programs.

To apply, send your resume to Karen Shanahan karen.shanahan@onefortyone.com.

For more information about the role, contact Maintenance Manager Andrew Hoath andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com or (+61) 418 854 269.

Applications close Friday 1 July 2022.

For more info
Contact: Andrew Hoath
E-mail: andrew.hoath@onefortyone.com
Phone: (+61) 8 87 212 889

Applications close: Friday, 1-Jul-2022

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Production Planner

Company/Location: Burapha Agro-Forestry - Laos

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

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

Position: Production Planner

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

Reporting to the Plywood Production Manager and leading a small team, you will be responsible for developing and updating daily, weekly and monthly production schedules to ensure that production deadlines are met for our plywood mill. You will also determine and communicate production schedules based on output KPI’s and sales priorities, prepare status and performance reports, ensure KPI requirements are updated and coordinate inventory consumables.

This is an attractive expatriate opportunity for an experienced planner with previous manufacturing experience to make a positive impact to the success of our mill while contributing to the development of our Lao production team.

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate production and procurement between the sales team, Production Manager and the back office
  • Provide leadership to direct reports in inventory and stores
  • Evaluate sales orders to create and prioritise suitable production schedules, maximizing efficiencies and profitability
  • Liaise with the Sales and Marketing Manager regarding optimising product mix
  • Release products with the mandatory packing lists and co-ordinate with the Sales Support Officer
  • Estimating the amount of material required for production (consumables and feedstock)
  • Ensure the inventory is matched with the inventory control system and report to finance monthly
  • Promptly address and resolve production issues to minimise delays in production
  • Coordinate production operations with the Production Manager in accordance with material, labor, and equipment availability
  • Recommend viable solutions to reduce production costs as well as improve production processes and product quality
  • Advise changes to production schedules to ensure that production deadlines are met
  • Compile status and performance reports and submit them to management in a timely manner
  • Promptly informing the relevant departments and Production Management of changes to current production schedules
  • Create reports in accordance with the Chain-of-Custody procedures and audit
  • Follow safety standards and protocols when planning production and/or changing production
Qualifications / Experience: 
  • Related tertiary qualification is highly desirable
  • Previous experience in a production planning role, ideally gained in timber/construction products
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office applications, with knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) and related software
  • Exposure to Lean or similar best-practice manufacturing system highly desired
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English language
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural team environment
We offer a competitive expatriate remuneration package including comprehensive health insurance and a supportive and committed team environment.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Closing date 26 June 2022

For more info
Contact: HR Manager
E-mail: recruitment@buraphawood.com
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Industry Manager

Company/Location: Vientiane Capital, Lao PDR

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

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

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this is a new, senior leadership role to oversee the entire plywood mill operation (production, maintenance, technical, sales and marketing, administration) and support the growth of industrial operations into the future. The initial focus and priority will be to lead the final ramp-up stages of the plywood mill to reach optimal capacity to meet market demands and target new customers. This will be achieved through implementing safe production targets and preventative maintenance regime to decrease equipment failure and operational downtime. You will act as a change agent, instilling a commercial, performance-focused culture within the operation while retaining a team-based environment where people enjoy coming to work.

Another key to your success will be your ability to work effectively with your peer senior managers, in particular the Forestry Operations Manager as the key supplier of logs to the mill.

This is an attractive opportunity for a seasoned milling/manufacturing leader to make their mark in an expatriate role in a growing business with an exciting future.

While you will be based residentially in the Laos’ capital of Vientiane, you will be required to spend considerable time on site in Hinheup District, approximately 1.5hrs drive from Vientiane Capital.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage Burapha’s Plywood mill ensuring high-quality business activities with maximum efficiency, production, service and profitability for the company.
  • Lead a positive safety culture that reflects Burapha’s commitment to the health and safety of all employees
  • Establish a risk management approach focused on minimising safety, environmental, community and business risks and impacts
  • Establish production and safety KPI’s and a performance-based culture where employees understand their contribution to the company’s business and are recognised for their achievements in a team-based environment
  • Ensure production targets are met through the optimisation of equipment, human resources, systems and processes
  • Instill continuous improvement practices in line with Lean or similar manufacturing principles, supported by rigorous audit and review processes
  • Actively support the ongoing training and development of the industry team
  • Ensure compliance with related legal/statutory regulations, professional duties, responsibilities and obligations
  • Develop and utilise appropriate systems to monitor, measure and analyse production data
  • Implement and lead preparation of daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports
  • Actively manage business unit budgeting, forecasting and planning activities
Qualifications / Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering, wood products science or other related discipline
  • Proven experience and success in a senior production management role, ideally gained in timber milling operations
  • Thorough understanding of factory and production environments, manufacturing and business processes and business management with exposure to Lean or similar operating principles
  • Experience in start-up or turn-around production facilities an advantage
  • Proven ability in building a successful, production-focused culture that brings out the best in equipment and people
  • Good understanding of the global timber market (plywood ideal) to identify market opportunities and support sales function
  • Familiarity with industry-standard equipment and international compliance requirements
  • High level of computer literacy in MS Office, combined with experience in ERP systems
  • Strong commercial acumen and business skills to manage a budget, planning and resource allocation
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills to develop relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders including local communities and Government
  • Exceptional leadership ability to motivate and manage a diverse team with previous expatriate experience in a developing country desirable
  • Strong analytical and decision-making ability
We offer a competitive expatriate remuneration package including comprehensive health insurance and a supportive and committed team environment.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Closing date 26 June 2022

For more info
Contact: Human Resources Department
E-mail: recruitment@buraphawood.com
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Plywood Mill Production Manager

Company/Location: Vientiane, Lao PDR

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Key Responsibilities:

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

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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

Applications close: Sunday, 10-Jul-2022

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Wood Transport/Logistics

Roading Coordinator

Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW

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

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

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Applications close: Monday, 18-Jul-2022

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Forest Consulting

ETS Consultant – Rotorua

Company/Location: PF Olsen - Rotorua

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

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

PF Olsen Ltd is looking for an experienced, agile, and motivated person to fill an ETS Consultant role in New Zealand. So, if you are looking for an exciting challenge and can deliver in this position then we welcome your application today! This role ideally will be based in Rotorua but we will consider applicants in other areas of New Zealand as we have 13 offices around the country.

The purpose of this role is to deliver value by providing ETS and carbon forestry expertise to clients. By developing expertise in carbon forestry, this role will provide support, explore opportunities, and manage risks for PF Olsen clients.

Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification in a related field of ETS, Forestry and/or Consulting
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft applications
  • Client management experience
  • Strong knowledge of professional writing and reporting to various clients/stakeholders
  • Understanding of GIS software and other related software packages
  • Attention to detail, strong communication and works well in a team
Benefits

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

For a job description or to apply for this position, please apply online with your CV and cover letter to Trudi.batson@pfolsen.com

Only applicants eligible to work in New Zealand will be considered.

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.batson@pfolsen.com
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Group Consulting Manager - Rotorua

Company/Location: PF Olsen - Rotorua

Job Description:

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

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

We are currently seeking to add a vibrant and motivated Group Consulting Manager to join our New Zealand and Australia consultancy team. This role will help provide industry best practices, and timely, cost‑effective forest consulting services to meet our client's needs. You will be managing a team of 6-7 highly dedicated people at any one time and help build the consultancy business.

Requirements

  • Four plus years of Forestry experience in NZ
  • Have successfully led a team of people in your career
  • A deep understanding of plantation forestry consulting in New Zealand
  • Worked on consulting assignments such as reports, inventory and forest descriptions, and forest valuations.
  • Knowledge of carbon analysis and analysing clients ETS
  • Financial and budgeting experience for the business centre
  • Professional, attention to detail, and the ability to get on with all types of people
Benefits
  • Competitive base salary and performance bonuses
  • Insurances (Life, Medical, and Income Protection)
  • Learning and development plans
  • Additional days after a certain tenure
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social events
PF Olsen is proud to be a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

Please apply for this position online with your CV and cover letter to: Trudi.batson@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.batson@pfolsen.com
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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Tree Breeding - Orchard and Field Trials Manager

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

Job Description:

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

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

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

Tree Breeding - Orchard and Field Trials Manager

Key Role Responsibilities 

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

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

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

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

Logging and Planning Manager

Company/Location: Wenita Forest Products - Otago

Job Description:
The Logging and Planning Manager role is responsible for planning harvesting activities for all Wenita forests and the forests of some external clients.

The role includes:

  • Planning forestry harvest activities, including road construction and landings
  • Preparing financial reports, modelling and long-term harvest plans
  • Managing the road and landing construction programme.
  • Working closely with contractors and other key stakeholders to ensure resource consents have been obtained staffing allocations are optimal and relationships are strong
  • Ensuring compliance with forestry industry regulations, including health and safety.
  • Investigating and embracing new technologies to support the vital reporting and compliance requirements of the role

We are looking for someone who gets along well with a range of people because relationships are a key part of the role.

Benefits

Wenita is offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the right person to join our team.

We are ready to support and/or develop the right person into this role. The Otago region is a great and affordable place to live, with plenty of options to achieve your lifestyle aspirations.

For further information, see the position description at www.ph.co.nz/careers.

If you require any further information, contact HR at Polson Higgs on (+64) 3 477 9923.

Applications close 28 June 2022, however applicants will be considered throughout the advertised period.

For more info
Contact: Lisa Sintmaartensdyk
E-mail: Lisa.Sint@ph.co.nz
Phone: (+64) 3 477 9923
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Technical Forester

Company/Location: Wenita Forest Products - Otago

Job Description:
Use your technical forestry knowledge and experience in a variety of roles, from forest valuations, yield regulations and modelling to analysing data.

The Technical Forester role is responsible for a wide range of duties, which include:

  • Forest valuations and modelling: Contribute to forest valuations, modelling, harvest scheduling, yield regulation and regime analysis.
  • Research and development: Participate in leading forest research management and new research initiatives.
  • Inventory planning: Plan forest inventory programmes for PHI, MRI, preassessment and post-treatment assessment.
  • Data collection, planning and reporting: Collecting information for analysis of forest measurement and operation data, along with the ability to plan and report on work programmes and data.
  • Compliance: Ensuring compliance with forestry industry regulations, including health and safety.

We are looking for someone who enjoys working in the forestry industry and enjoys coming in to work with great people and forms productive working relationships.

Benefits:

Wenita is offering a competitive salary and benefits package for the right person to join our team.

We are ready to support and/or develop the right person into this role. The Otago region is a great and affordable place to live, with plenty of options to achieve your lifestyle aspirations.

For further information on this role, see the position descriptions at www.ph.co.nz/careers.

If you require any further information, contact HR at Polson Higgs on (+64) 3 477 9923.

Applications close on 28 June 2022, however, applicants will be considered throughout the advertised period.

For more info
Contact: Lisa Sintmaartensdyk
E-mail: Lisa.Sint@ph.co.nz
Phone: (+64) 3 477 9923
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GIS Analyst

Company/Location: Rayonier Matariki Forests

Job 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.

We are looking for an experienced GIS Analyst to join our Forest Investment Team. You will have a desire to learn about forestry and apply skills to improve business. Your primary responsibilities are to provide technical and analytical assistance to regional staff.

You will need:

  • Sound knowledge and proven experience with ESRI ArcGIS software and a wide range of spatial information management tools such as remote sensing analysis, web mapping and mobile technologies.
  • Extensive experience in Geospatial Data management, analysis and presentation.
  • Experience with remotely sensed data including LiDAR, satellite imagery, UAV and conventional platforms.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • The ability to travel frequently within New Zealand.
We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, superannuation and a wellness allowance.

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.

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

Applications close 26th June 2022.

For more info
Contact: Jo Harbin
E-mail: nzrecruitment@rayonier.com
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Forest Manager - Hawkes Bay

Company/Location: PF Olsen - Hawkes Bay

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

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

We have a new Forest Manager position available, to join our existing team of 4 staff based in the Napier office. Our close-knit team values our clients, and we strive to do the best job possible in all that we undertake.

This Forest Manager role is fast-paced, varied, and hugely rewarding with a great mix of field and office-based work. In this role, you will be managing all aspects of forest and land management for a variety of NZ and overseas-based clients across the wider Hawkes Bay region. Being able to think on your feet and problem solve is a must as well as being self-motivated with the ability to complete work to a high standard.

Requirements

Duties will include:

  • Best practice management of health, safety, and the environment
  • Managing establishment/silviculture crews to a high level of performance
  • Client management, budgeting, and reporting
  • Assisting with property valuations, land use planning and due diligence on properties
  • General forestry/property management activities
Preference will be given to those with:
  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry or equivalent experience
  • A proven track record, with two or more years experience in Forest Management
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Good communication and written skills
Benefits
  • Competitive base salary and performance bonuses
  • Vehicle (for private use)
  • Insurances (life, income protection, medical)
  • Learning and development
  • One additional day's leave per year after five years
  • Social events
PF Olsen is proud to be a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

For a job description or to apply for this position online or please email your CV and cover letter to trudi.batson@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.batson@pfolsen.com
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Forest Manager – Gisborne

Company/Location: PF Olsen – Gisborne

Job Description:

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

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

Gisborne is a city on the east coast of New Zealand’s North Island. It’s known for wineries and surf beaches such as Makorori. The Tairawhiti Museum has exhibits on indigenous and colonial history, with Wyllie Cottage, an early European house, and Maori artifacts. Titirangi Reserve has lookouts and a monument to explorer James Cook. Nearby, Te Poho-o-Rawiri is a Maori meeting house with carvings of ancestral figures. Also Mahia beach not far away!

We have a vacancy available in the Forest Management team at PF Olsen in Gisborne. If you are an experienced and motivated Forest Manager who is looking for variety and is a team player with a can-do attitude, then you are who we are looking for!

To be successful you will:

  • Have experience in managing all aspects of forest management from establishment until harvest age.
  • Have excellent communication/interpersonal skills and be able to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Have knowledge of forest establishment and harvesting systems and processes.
  • Very good computer skills.
Your duties will include:
  • Management and supervision of forest establishment and harvesting operations to a high level of performance in H&S and Environmental compliance.
  • Contractor management including monitoring of operational performance
  • Client liaison and written reporting
Benefits
  • Competitive base salary and performance bonuses
  • Vehicle for private use with fuel card
  • Insurances
  • Learning and development
  • One additional day's leave per year after five years
  • Flexible working hours
  • Social events
PF Olsen is proud to be a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

Please apply for this position online with your CV and cover letter to Trudi.batson@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.batson@pfolsen.com
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Forest Manager – Northland

Company/Location: PF Olsen – Northland

Job Description:

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

Due to our current Forest Manager off on his OE for a few months, PF Olsen Ltd is looking for an experienced, agile, and motivated person to fill a Forest Manager role in our Waipapa office in Northland. The ideal applicant will have 2 or more years of experience in a leadership role in a forestry environment. So, if you are looking for a change this year and can deliver in this position then we welcome your application today!

The Northland is a forested, subtropical region on New Zealand's North Island, framed by the Pacific Ocean and Tasman Sea. The Bay of Islands is studded with sheltered beaches, wineries, and colonial-era towns like Russell. It’s also home to the Waitangi Treaty Grounds, a historic Maori site. Famed for its sandboarding dunes, Ninety Mile Beach stretches along the west coast toward Cape Reinga! Why would you not live here?

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

Duties will include:

  • Planning, management, and supervision of forestry operations
  • Contractor supervision and client liaison
  • A high level of performance in H&S, environmental and value creation for clients
  • The ability to grow your knowledge with project work from time to time
To be successful, you will already have:
  • In-depth knowledge of all types of NZ forestry silviculture
  • Forestry crew experience and/or a tertiary qualification in Forestry or a related discipline (while not essential, would be an advantage)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven leadership and teamwork skills
  • The ability to work in the agile woodlot environment
In return, we will offer the successful candidate:
  • Internal career progression opportunities throughout New Zealand & Australia
  • Training and upskilling, both internally and via external providers
  • Flexible work hours
  • Opportunities for forest investments
  • Attractive remuneration benefits package
  • A great work culture
PF Olsen is a drug-free workplace and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

To apply for this position, please do so online with a resume and cover letter to Trudi.batson@pfolsen.com

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand and will only be considered at this stage.

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.batson@pfolsen.com
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GIS Analyst/Forester

Company/Location: Margules Groome Consulting - Auckland/NZ

Job Description:

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

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

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

Required Qualifications:

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

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

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

Email: recruitment@margulesgroome.com

Or visit www.margulesgroome.com for further information

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

Company/Location: PF Olsen | Gisborne

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

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

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

Requirements

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

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

For more info
Contact: Trudi Batson
E-mail: Trudi.Batson@pfolsen.com
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Technical Forester

Company/Location: Ernslaw | New Zealand

Job Description:

  • Competitive pay & benefits including full private use of vehicle
  • Supported learning with great career opportunities
  • Flexible location

We are seeking a Technical Forester to join our Forest Investment Services team. Reporting to the Forest Improvement Manager, this role is ideal for candidates with experience in silviculture, tree crop modelling, regime analysis, silvicultural scheduling, research, forest health, establishment planning and other aspects of tree crop management.

Ernslaw owns/manages ~95,000 ha of forest land across New Zealand. We have regional hubs in the East Coast, Southern North Island, Southland/Otago and Auckland, however our Forest Investment Services team is virtual so we can be flexible on your location so long as you are able to travel regularly to support the learning required to advance your career.

Our newly formed, dynamic forest investment service team provides intelligent business solution support and exceptional service to our operational businesses and leadership team. We pride ourselves on delivering quality information to support real-time decision-making and provide tailored learning solutions to support a wide range of staff who are using technical tools to help them in their day-to-day jobs. We are looking for technical savvy, innovative thinkers to join our team and lead Ernslaw into an exciting future.

Working alongside our operational forest managers, this nationally-focused role will be involved in:

  • Reviewing quality of seed, stock, species and genotype choices and nursery management
  • Conducting regime analysis using Forecaster
  • Croptyping to support our estate modelling
  • Championing forest health initiatives including foliage sampling, assisting the regions with the management programmes for Contorta and wilding pine spread
  • Role modelling and introducing the use of new technology for data collection
  • Maintaining the Ernslaw stand record system in Geomaster
  • Supporting Forest Managers with planning & scheduling silviculture operations including silviculture mechanisation trials
  • Focusing on meeting health & safety and environmental standards

You will have a tertiary qualification in forestry science and strength in the following attributes:

  • Very strong analytical and planning skills with the ability to interpret and manipulate data.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a variety of people.
  • Proactive approach to improving processes and practices, innovation and creative problem-solving. Sourcing ideas and inspiration from both within the company and outside.

We offer a competitive salary, full private use of a vehicle, fully subsidised health insurance, life insurance, wellbeing support, fully subsidised professional association fees and a supported learning environment to develop your career.

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send your CV with a cover letter to Ange Lees at careers@ernslaw.co.nz by Friday 1st July 2022.

For more info
Contact: Ange Lees
E-mail: careers@ernslaw.co.nz

Applications close: Friday, 1-Jul-2022

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Harvesting Manager

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

Job Description:

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

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

The Role

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

What We Can Offer You

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

What We’re Looking For

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

To Apply

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

MFM (NZ) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. MFM (NZ) values diversity and inclusion and is comfortable to provide any reasonably necessary accommodation to foster such a workforce.

PDF description: Harvesting Manager Overview June 2022.pdf

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

Applications close: Wednesday, 6-Jul-2022

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Harvesting Forester

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

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

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

The Role

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

What We Can Offer You

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

What We’re Looking For

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

To Apply

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

MFM (NZ) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. MFM (NZ) values diversity and inclusion and is comfortable to provide any reasonably necessary accommodation to foster such a workforce.

PDF description: Harvesting Forester Overview June 2022.pdf

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

Applications close: Wednesday, 6-Jul-2022

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Forester

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

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

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

The Role

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

What We Can Offer You

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

What We’re Looking For

We’re looking for someone to hit the ground running and so a good level of silviculture experience is preferred for this role. We’d like someone with strong forestry operations planning, spraying and contractor management experience. However, regardless of experience level, we want someone with lots of positivity, who is solution-oriented, welcomes change and seeks out innovation. A great team player with strong relationship and people management abilities will be welcomed as will a high level of technical skills and confidence with software. Above all else, an unwavering commitment to delivering the highest health, safety and environmental standards is a must.

To Apply

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

MFM (NZ) is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, or age. MFM (NZ) values diversity and inclusion and is comfortable to provide any reasonably necessary accommodation to foster such a workforce.

PDF description: Forester Overview June 2022.pdf

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

Applications close: Wednesday, 6-Jul-2022

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Graduate Forester

Company/Location: Summit Forests New Zealand - Far North

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

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

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

Key responsibilities will include: 

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

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

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

Company/Location: PF Olsen / Rotorua

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

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

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

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

Duties will include:

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

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

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

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

Harvest Planner
Company/Location: Pan Pac Forest Products Ltd

Job Description:

Help plan the future of our forest harvesting activities by joining a supportive team and expand your skills on exciting projects where no two days are the same.

About the role

As Harvest Planner, you will be responsible for maximising the potential of our forest resources, now and into the future. You will develop optimal harvest planning solutions, and continuously be looking for ways to improve our processes.

You will also be responsible for:

  • Planning forest harvest activities, including road construction and landings
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety and environmental legislative requirements.
  • Help coordinate the road and landing construction programme.
  • Investigating and embracing new technologies to support the vital reporting and compliance requirements of the role
About us

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

About Hawke's Bay

Award-winning food and wine, outstanding architecture, and warm balmy days surrounded by magnificent landscapes, along with iconic architecture, reliably sunny climate, great food and abundant wineries all combine to make Hawke's Bay the place for you to further your forestry career.

We offer
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Secure employment
  • A supportive learning and development environment
  • Reward and recognition
  • Flexible work options
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Free life insurance for you and discounted insurance for your partner
  • Subsidised medical insurance for you and your family
  • A 4WD vehicle with full private use
  • A discounted fuel offer for your family
  • Free flu injections
  • Retail discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Annual kiln dried firewood allocation
  • Relocation costs
  • Family-friendly events
About you
  • Physically fit and love working outdoors
  • Able to work logically and methodically
  • Flexible to work outside of normal business hours
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Experience working in harvesting operations
  • Experience using engineering software programmes (advantageous)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Tertiary qualification in a forestry-related discipline (preferred, but not essential)
If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you! Please apply online through the Pan Pac website: www.panpac.co.nz/people/careers & enter ref code: 5990732.

Applications close 10 July 2022.

For more info
Contact: Pan Pac Jobs
E-mail: bookings@bigsplash.co.nz

Applications close: Sunday, 10-Jul-2022

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Operations Coordinator (Harvesting)
Company/Location: Pan Pac Forest Products Ltd

Job Description:

Do you want to join a team that uses innovation to take harvesting operations to the next level?

As Operations Coordinator (Harvesting), you will work with our harvesting contract suppliers to ensure safe, efficient, customer-focused, environmentally sound and cost-effective operations. You will also support the Engineering team in the daily coordination and supervision of the roading and engineering programme.

About You

  • A pro-active ‘can-do safely' attitude.
  • Future focused and enjoy using technology.
  • Driven, energetic and able to self-manage.
  • Able to hold your own and push for positive outcomes.
  • Strong technical and communication skills.
  • Passion for health, safety and the environment and willingness to act as a leader in these areas.
  • Preferably hold a tertiary qualification in forestry.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years' experience managing harvesting operations.
  • A proficient level of computer literacy.
  • Strong interpersonal, relationship and influencing skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • A team player with a great sense of humour!
About us

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

We offer
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Secure employment
  • A supportive learning and development environment
  • Reward and recognition
  • Flexible work options
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Free life insurance for you and discounted insurance for your partner
  • Subsidised medical insurance for you and your family
  • A 4WD vehicle with full private use
  • Discounted fuel programme
  • Free flu injections
  • Retail discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual kiln dried firewood allocation
  • Relocation costs
  • Family-friendly events
If you are looking for your next exciting career opportunity, then we would love to hear from you. To apply for this job go to: https://panpacjobs.co.nz/Vacancies & enter ref code: 5982662. Applications close 05 July 2022.

For more info
Contact: Pan Pac Jobs
E-mail: bookings@bigsplash.co.nz

Applications close: Tuesday, 5-Jul-2022

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Harvest Planner – Gisborne

Company/Location: PF Olsen / Gisborne

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

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

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

Requirements

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

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

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

Senior Business Analyst – Rotorua

Company/Location: PF Olsen / Rotorua

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

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

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

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

Requirements

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

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

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

Business Development Manager

Company/Location: Stirling Machinery - New Zealand North Island

Job Description:

  • Be part of the Growth Vision – Push the status quo
  • Work in a Dynamic and Supportive organisation that PARTNERS with their CLIENTS
  • North Island territory – with autonomy and high earning potential
Stirling Machinery, an Accurate Group company is a leading progressive company specialising in the timber industry. We begun with the intention of building genuine partnerships with our customers, we continue to work in partnership with our customers to create the perfect result between machinery, tooling, and the finished product. Providing the right solution for the right application.

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

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

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

The Role

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Company/Location: OFO Kaituna Sawmill - Blenheim

Job Description:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

PDF description: Key Account Manager Kaituna PD 2020.pdf

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

Applications close: Monday, 4-Jul-2022

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Key Account Manager, Forests

Company/Location: OneFortyOne NZ - Nelson

Job Description:

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

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

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

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

You will have;

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

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

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

PDF description: Key Account Manager PD 20221.pdf

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

Applications close: Tuesday, 12-Jul-2022

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Marlborough Forestry Workforce Coordinator – Contractor Role

Company/Location: Marlborough Forest Industry Association

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

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

Key responsibilities:

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

For more info
Contact: Human Resources Manager
E-mail: info@marlboroughforestry.org.nz

Applications close: Sunday, 3-Jul-2022

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Research/Govt/Industry Association

Biomass Industry Development Lead
Company/Location: EECA New Zealand

Job Description:

  • Newly-created role to help develop the biomass industry
  • Play a key part in creating decarbonisation pathways
  • Fixed term role for 18 months, open to location within NZ
The Energy Efficiency and Conservation Authority (EECA) is a Crown Entity whose purpose is to mobilise New Zealanders to be world leaders in clean and clever energy use. Our strategic focus areas are based on influencing the energy decisions in the transport, business, and residential sectors.

As part of our goal to reduce energy-related carbon emissions, we’re looking for an experienced industry player to become our first Biomass Industry Development Lead. This role has three key objectives:

Facilitating expansion of the woody biomass industry to increase contracted supply volumes
  • Increasing investment to unlock the industry’s potential
  • Improving information and connectivity across industry stakeholders.
To be successful in this role, you’ll be a natural relationship builder who can collaborate and connect across multiple groups with different interests.You’ll also bring:
  • Holistic understanding of the commercial drivers impacting forestry, biomass and energy sectors
  • Significant experience in business development with a proven ability in negotiating and influencing outcomes
  • The ability to process and relay technical information and engage with technical experts
  • Familiarity with machinery of local and central Government.
If you are interested in learning more about what this unique role involves, please read the position description below.

PDF description: Position description - Biomass Industry Development Lead.pdf

For more info
Contact: Siobhan Tanner
E-mail: careers@eeca.govt.nz
Phone: (+64) 4 470 2542
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Wood Transport/Logistics

Distribution Manager

Company/Location: Timberlands Ltd

Job Description:
Timberlands Ltd is a world leading Forestry Management Company based in Rotorua, New Zealand. Acting on behalf of the Kaingaroa Timberlands Partnership, Timberlands manages New Zealand’s largest plantation forest, the 185,000 ha Kaingaroa Forest Estate, with an annual harvest of over 4.5 M tonnes. With our core values of Manaaki, Mahi tahi and Whanake (Care, Collaborate and Grow) it is fundamental to our success that everyone on the team live and breathe these core values.

Are you looking for a role that offers…
The opportunity to join a progressive and growing world class business with career and training opportunities to the envy of other industries. We offer the successful applicant a competitive salary, participation in a discretionary performance reward scheme, a benefits package including a full use vehicle, health and welfare insurances and flexible work hours to provide a good work life balance. This position is permanent full time.

The Role:
We have an exciting new role for a Distribution Manager. You will be working alongside our core cartage contractors to ensure optimal decisions are made to allow best overall solutions to maximise uplift from harvesting operations. The role will involve spending approximately 80% of your time each week in the forest, understanding our roading network and constraints. Our ideal candidate will have strong problem solving skills and focus on finding optimal solutions. The role also involves leading safety conversations with truck drivers and ensuring our distribution contractors are following Timberlands H&S management policies. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, this role will play a significant role in the transport and distribution area of our business.

The Candidate:
To be successful in this role, you will have experience working in the forestry industry, with knowledge in transport, harvesting operations and health and safety. An understanding of the forestry supply chain network will be highly regarded. You will have the ability to relate and communicate with a range of different people, demonstrating your negotiation skills. Approachable, adaptable and resilient are key qualities our successful candidate will possess. You will be someone who likes to be out and about, doesn’t mind driving a distance each day and are someone who is hands-on and willing to get stuck in to the day to day operations.

If this sounds like the exciting opportunity you have been waiting for please submit your covering letter and a copy of your CV to enquiries.timberlands@tll.co.nz by the closing date Friday, 24 June 2022. Applicants will be continuously reviewed, and interviews may begin prior to the closing date.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or current eligibility to work in New Zealand and already be residing in New Zealand. A full drivers licence is required and a position description is available on request.

For more info
Contact: Timberlands
E-mail: enquiries.timberlands@tll.co.nz
Phone: (+64) 7 343 1080
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