OPERATIONS FORESTER

  • Wood you like to join us?
  • Come and be part of our award-winning Employer of Choice culture
  • Launceston based | Full-time permanent position

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 – www.forico.com.au

The bare roots of the job…

The role of the Operations Forester is to assist the Strategic Logistics team with implementation of forest operations through the following:

  • Implementation of forest operation works programs for roading, harvest and haulage operations
  • Monitoring compliance of activities to our SH&E Policies and Procedures
  • Development and execution of Forest Practice Plans (FPP’s)
  • Participation in the fire duty roster and being available on call for this roster.

Who will join our journey…

We look forward to hearing from applicants both within and outside of the forestry industry. The Operations Forester will ideally have a Cert IV in Forest Management, be an FPO or be prepared to complete this qualification. A Diploma or Degree in a relevant discipline will be well regarded. Applicants should be able to demonstrate that they are skilled to:

  • Manage stakeholders to ensure effective service delivery and the best outcomes for the business;
  • Hold knowledge and understanding of environmental and biological processes and potential impacts;
  • Have the ability to work with a strong safety focus autonomously and within a team;
  • Have a commitment to fitness and wellbeing;
  • Hold a current C Class Drivers Licence.

A career that’s growing places…

  • A work safe, home safe culture across all operations.
  • Warm workplace culture and highly supportive leadership
  • Attractive employee bonus scheme
  • Fully maintained and serviced work vehicle with reasonable personal usage

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, please contact Harvest Operations Manager (NE), Ben Roberts on 0428 156 134 or peopleandculture@forico.com.au via email.

To apply, please submit your application with cover letter addressing your suitability for the role and a current resume within this portal.

Applications will close 9:00am Tuesday 1st February 2022


Forico is an equal opportunity employer and we are all about branching out to attract candidates from all ages, diverse backgrounds, cultures, abilities and genders.

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