• Be part of it all – from Chips to Ships!
  • Bring your desire for growth to our award-winning Employer of Choice culture
  • Several Full-time Permanent Positions | Stunning East Tamar Location, Long Reach Mill

Let us introduce ourselves…

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

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

Branching out…

Are you looking for a change of scenery or industry? The Long Reach Woodchip Mill holds the key to your new opportunity.

The Long Reach Mill is a picturesque 30-minute drive from Launceston on the East Tamar. We receive 100% plantation grown sustainable wood, process, and export for the use in pulp and paper products. Long Reach deep-water port accommodates some of the largest woodchip vessels in the world. The mill is currently in the process of capital project investment and looking at continual improvement to deliver further value.

We would like to invite expressions of interest from people who are keen to expand their current knowledge in our industry or to join us with fresh eyes and enthusiasm for our industry. Contributing to our highly sustainable, environmentally conscious business with a commitment to diversity and reconciliation, you will join us on a journey of development.

Who will join our journey…

Forico is an equal opportunity employer and we are looking for applications from a diverse range of backgrounds with the following desirable personal qualities, shifts and backgrounds:

  • Clear and effective communication skills with the desire to be a valued member of a cohesive, solutions-focused team
  • A strong safety focus, with the ability and desire to operate safely within safe working systems and practices.
  • Willing and able to work a rotating Mon-Friday day/afternoon shift roster
  • Comfortable with technology and a basic level of competency with computers.

You may come with the following experience, skills and background (desirable but not essential):

  • Existing Certificates and competencies in mobile and fixed plant operations, preferably with experience in a heavy industrial environment
  • Experience from within Forest or Process Industry, or heavy industrial environment

A career that’s growing places

In return for your commitment Forico we can offer you A work safe, home safe culture across all operations, an attractive salary and benefits package, warm workplace culture and highly supportive leadership.

Start planting your future today…

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

For further details or to receive a Position Description, contact or call Long Reach Mill Manager, Tim Duncombe on 0428 544 997 for a confidential conversation.

To apply, please submit your application with cover letter addressing your suitability and a current resume.

Applications will close 5:00pm Monday 9th May, 2022.

Forico is an equal opportunity employer and we embrace the opportunity to attract candidates from all ages, diverse backgrounds, cultures, abilities and genders.

Expressions of Interest - LRM Application Form