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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Stewardship and Fire Supervsior
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation NSW/Bombala

Job Description:

  • Great location in Bombala
  • Full time permanent position
  • Integral role in fire and community relations management
The Role
We are currently seeking a motivated self-starter to join our team as the Stewardship and Fire Supervisor to manage the activities of Fire and Stewardship within the Bombala Management Area as part of our Snowy Softwoods team.
Reporting to the Silviculture & Fire Coordinator, you will be responsible for supporting the management of a range of activities including fire preparedness, recreation, weed management, feral animal management, and stakeholder management. This is a critical role in ensuring our community relations are working well across areas such as boundary fencing and other key areas listed.

The Person
Our ideal candidate will have the ability to promote a positive image of Forestry Corporation to the public and neighbours with experience in liaising with all members of the community. You possess the following skills, qualifications and experience:
  • Demonstrated experience in field forest operations at grass roots and/or management level;
  • Demonstrated ability to draw up site-based plans using planning systems;
  • Highly developed communication skills and ability to negotiate and influence across all levels;
  • Experience in managing staff and or contractor management skills;
  • A commitment and capacity to promote FCNSW brand and build partnerships with external stakeholders.
The Application Process:
Please send a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the ideal candidate criteria to jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au by for further information on this position, please contact Bruce Chadderton on (m) +61 0429 816 867

Applications Close: 14 April 2020

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process. As this role has frontline fire-fighting responsibilities a Task Based Assessment (TBA) at a standard of at least the Moderate Field Test is required.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in advance for their application and advise that only candidates that meet the position requirements and have relevant working rights for Australia, will be contacted.

For more info
Contact: Bruce Chadderton
E-mail: Bruce.Chadderton@fcnsw.com.au
Phone: +61 0429 816 867
mobile: +61 0429 816 867

Applications close: Tuesday, 14-Apr-2020

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Silviculture and Fire Coordinator
Company/Location: The Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) - Bombala

Job Description:

  • Exciting Leadership Opportunity
  • Operational and Contract management
  • Great location in Bombala
The Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial native and plantation forests in NSW. We manage more than two million hectares of forests for the economic, environmental and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia. FCNSW adheres to the values of respect, innovation, integrity and wellbeing.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

We have an exceptional opportunity in our Softwood Plantation division, for a seasoned professional to lead a team involved in our operations and activities relating to the silvicultural management of our tree crop and fire preparedness within the Bombala Management Area.

The successful candidate will oversee the establishment of over 1,000 ha of plantation annually with responsibilities to include management of site preparation, planting, aerial herbicide spraying and supervision of windrow and hazard reduction burning. The position also manages forest stewardship and fire protection responsibilities for approximately 32,000 ha of plantation.

ABOUT YOU:

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate;
  • Strong and successful history in fire management in both wildfire and silviculture operations
  • Strong leadership capabilities and experience in managing a team in a complex environment;
  • Experience in the management of field operations and delivering specified operational outcomes;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Well-developed planning, organisational and administrative skills;
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in natural resource management or land management or equivalent is not essential but ideal;
  • A current Driver’s license is essential.
Forestry Corporation employees contribute to fire preparedness and suppression activities. Responsibilities will include fire-standby as rostered and deployment as a fire-fighter or part of the incident management team. Fire duties will include weekend work and extended hours (e.g. firefighting nightshifts).

The Application Process:
Please apply with an updated copy of your resume [maximum five pages]. In your cover letter, tell us about what you can bring to Forestry Corporation & the role and why you would like to join our team!
Please contact Bruce Chadderton on +61 (0429) 816 867 for a confidential discussion and more information about the role.

Applications Close: 5 April 2020 and Applicants should email their applications to jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au

Forestry Corporation is an inclusive workplace which promotes diversity and encourages flexible working arrangements. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and/or drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in advance for their application and advise that only candidates that meet the position requirements and have relevant working rights for Australia, will be contacted.

For more info
Contact: Bruce Chadderton
E-mail: Bruce.Chadderton@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: +61 (0429) 816 867
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Forest Management

Office Administrator
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) - Bombala

Job Description:

  • 6 -month contract
  • Great location in Bombala
The Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of softwood plantation forests in NSW. We manage more than two hundred thousand hectares of softwoods plantations for the economic, environmental and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia. FCNSW adheres to the values of respect, innovation, integrity and wellbeing. Our Purpose Statement guides us in “Growing Sustainably, Managing profitability and Meeting the needs of our changing world”. For more information about who we are and what we do visit forestrycorporation.com.au

The Position

An exciting opportunity is now available for an experienced all-rounder Office Administrator to join the team in our Bombala Management area and support the team across a number of key areas, including managing and maintaining office systems, sales processes and systems and providing strong support across administration services.

This is a great opportunity to join a busy, vibrant team in a great location in Bombala.

The Person

The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with a strong ability in prioritising tasks and meeting deadlines.

They will also possess the following skills and experience:
  • Previous demonstrated experience as an administration assistant or office assistant supporting and working in large teams;
  • Demonstrated ability in working under pressure and demonstrating a high level of accuracy when completing tasks;
  • Excellent experience in working with MS Office with the ability to learn new systems quickly and efficiently.
  • Demonstrated experience in working in Purchasing and Accounts Payable.
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills;
  • Strong ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with stakeholders across all levels;
  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to remain focused on repetitive tasks.
How to Apply

Send a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the ideal candidate criteria to jobapplications@fcnsw.com.au If you want to know more about this exciting career opportunity, contact Bruce Chadderton on (m) +61 0429 816 867

Applications close: 5 April 2020

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

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in advance for their application and advise that only candidates that meet the position requirements and have relevant working rights for Australia, will be contacted.

For more info
Contact: Bruce Chadderton
E-mail: Bruce.Chadderton@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: +61 0429 816 867
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Haulage and Sales Coordinator
Company/Location: Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) - Bombala

Job Description:

  • Key relationship management opportunity
  • Great location in Bombala – just over an hour from the coast and the snow
The Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial native and plantation forests in NSW. We manage more than two million hectares of forests for the economic, environmental and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia. FCNSW adheres to the values of respect, innovation, integrity and wellbeing.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

The Haulage and Sales Coordinator will coordinate the log sales and haulage operations within the Bombala Management Area with a focus on achieving high levels of customer service, order fulfilment, maximising log transport safety, production and environmental performance.

The program will vary from liaising with customers on log supply requirements, contract management, sales analysis, developing monthly haulage schedules, initiating and implementing haulage safety initiatives, to hosting in field visits with customers.

With timber sales in excess of 0.5 million tonnes per annum, you will be working with a team of passionate forestry professionals to support supply to a number of large domestic and export customers. The incumbent will face the additional complexity of managing the delivery of significantly higher volumes arising from fire salvage operations across the balance of 2020 and into 2021.

ABOUT YOU:

An open thinker, you will be creative and open-minded who thrives in working in teams and enjoys building relationships with stakeholders across all areas.

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate;
  • Strong leadership capabilities and experience in managing a team in a complex environment;
  • Demonstrated management experience across large scale forest operations, with a level of successful involvement in logistics planning and operational delivery;
  • Demonstrated record of achievement in an external customer facing role ideally within softwood plantation forestry.
  • Demonstrated ability to operate strategically coupled with the ability to analyse complex commercial and financial problems;
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build strong stakeholder relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in natural resource management or logistics is not essential but ideal;
  • A current Driver’s license is essential.
Forestry Corporation employees contribute to fire preparedness and suppression activities. Responsibilities will include fire-standby as rostered and deployment as a fire-fighter or part of the incident management team. Fire duties will include weekend work and extended hours (e.g. firefighting nightshifts).

The Application Process:
Please apply with an updated copy of your resume [maximum five pages]. In your cover letter, tell us about what you can bring to Forestry Corporation & the role and why you would like to join our team!

Please contact Bruce Chadderton on +61 (0429) 816 867 for a confidential discussion and more information about the role.

Applications Close: 5 April 2020 and applicants should email their applications to

Forestry Corporation is an inclusive workplace which promotes diversity and encourages flexible working arrangements. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and/or drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process.

We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in advance for their application and advise that only candidates that meet the position requirements and have relevant working rights for Australia, will be contacted.

For more info
Contact: Bruce Chadderton
E-mail: Bruce.Chadderton@fcnsw.com.au
mobile: +61 (0429) 816 867
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Senior Forest Ranger (Hardwood), Forest Products

Job Description:

  • Hardwood; Forestry; Fisheries and Forestry; Cairns
  • $73,336 to $80,407 per annum
  • SENIOR FOREST RANGER – AO4
Be part of a team that works in sites throughout Queensland liaising with key clients and stakeholders to plan, authorise, undertake and monitor field operations associated with the State’s management of the sale of native timber and quarry products.

We are looking for tech savvy people who enjoy working outdoors and being in the bush, who bring relevant practical and professional skills and are willing to travel to different operational sites around Queensland as part of their work and are able to complete associated office based electronic reports, plans and requests to a high level.

Self-starters who are comfortable working independently as well as working as a member of a team and who enjoy getting things done will be successful in this role.

Senior Forest Rangers work extensively with clients in carrying out their day to day activities and communicate effectively with a wide range of different people from different backgrounds. They use their initiative to resolve practical problems working with customers and in the field. When not in the field, they work with colleagues to plan and monitor work activities and implement improvements to work procedures and practices. Senior Forest Rangers exercise key delegations acting within policies and procedures underpinned by legislation.

Existing knowledge of relevant forest operations procedures, codes/standards, legislation, requirements and/or training is essential for this role.

There is access to learning and development opportunities including organisational training and associated assessment.

The role requirements are outlined in the Role Description. Please refer to this and our associated applicant information.

For further information about this position and details on how to apply, please visit the Queensland Government Smart Jobs and Careers website www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au

Enquiries
Gary Alsemgeest
+61 0448 846 075
gary.alsemgeest@daf.qld.gov.au

Job Ad Reference
QLD/341849/20
Application Details
www.smartjobs.qld.gov.au

For more info
Contact: Gary Alsemgeest
E-mail: gary.alsemgeest@daf.qld.gov.au
mobile: +61 0448 846 075
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Wood Processing/Manufacturing

Shift Production Manager

Company/Location: Sequal Kawerau

Job Description:
We are seeking a permanent, full time Shift Production Manager, reporting to the Site General Manager, whose primary function will be to effectively lead a team to deliver dimensionally cut lumber to our customer’s satisfaction. This role alternates between night and day shifts every second week, Monday to Friday Inclusive working between 40 and 50 hours a week.

The Individual:
Your experience in Sawmill production will bring a valuable offering to our site. You will have an ability to lead and motivate a team of individuals, taking interest in the development of the individuals on your team.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Motivating and leading a team of people to meet the production and recovery targets set in Greenmill
  • Using the 5s system to manage Housekeeping duties
  • Utilising efficient and effective use of labour, sharing labour with other parts of the mill to maximise overall efficiency.
  • Setting Goals for the team and using visual management to communicate and monitor these goals.
  • Ensuring quality expectations of customers are met
  • Identifying and communicating areas of improvement
Skills and experience
  • Experience/Knowledge of Sawmill Production
  • Supervisory/leadership Skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Forward Planning Ability
  • Troubleshooting
  • Process Improvement
  • Attention to detail
  • A Team Player
  • Preferred working Knowledge of Timbersmart
  • Preffered forklift ticket
For the right candidate we can offer you a competitive salary with the offer of subsidised health insurance after three months of employment and a positive workplace culture.

If you are tired of commuting and want affordable housing in a place that allows you to really embrace the outdoors, then Sequal is the place for you.

If you need a new challenge please apply online with your CV and cover letter or email to careers@sequal.nz

For a detailed copy of the job description, please email careers@sequal.nz

For more info
Contact: Lisa Woolley
E-mail: careers@sequal.nz
mobile: +64 021 1613072
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General Manager

Company/Location: Nelson

Job Description:
South Pine (Nelson) Ltd is a large producer of quality solid timber products marketed into domestic and international markets. It is a fully owned and independent subsidiary of McAlpines Limited – one of the largest privately owned saw milling, timber and building materials groups in New Zealand.

Following internal succession changes, this role will shortly become available for an experienced and successful senior manager to take full responsibility for the ongoing success and development of the business.

Reporting to the McAlpines Chief Executive Officer, your focus will be on achieving the company’s overall production, quality, cost, and safety objectives as well as leading its marketing and financial management functions. You will provide input into the budgeting and strategic planning processes and be expected to develop a constructive and successful relationship with the Board of Directors, as well as other senior management personnel within the McAlpines Group.

With a staff of just under 100, a track record of achievement in manufacturing and processing environments will be essential as well as a strong commercial and marketing awareness. Experience in the Timber Industry is desirable but not necessary. This role is based in Nelson. Applications close on Friday 3 April 2020.

For more info
Contact: Linda Penno
E-mail: linda@johnstonpenno.co.nz
Phone: +64 03 982 1204
mobile: +64 021 529 992

Applications close: Friday, 3-Apr-2020

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