Forest Protection Supervisor


Plantation Management Partners Pty Ltd


Tiwi Islands, fly in / fly out from Darwin, Northern Territory

Plantation Management Partners is an innovative forest plantation company with branches throughout South East Asia and Australia. PMP is a 100% owned subsidiary of Midway limited, Australia’s leading high-quality woodchip export company.

2020 brings a vacancy in the Forest Protection team, managing over 30,000 ha of plantation estate on the Tiwi Islands, NT. The successful candidates will join the team working alongside workshop, harvesting, haulage, port operations on a 9/5 roster, fly in / fly out from Darwin.

The successful applicant must be safety and quality focused, competent and reliable with the ability to work in a team.

Midway Company Vision

To be the preferred supplier of high-quality wood fibre to Asian markets.

Our Company Values:

  • Safety and the Environment
  • Honesty, Integrity and Respect
  • Performance
  • Sustainability
  • Community

Forest Protection Supervisor

The Forest Protection Supervisor is responsible for silvicultural activities, land preparation, weed and pest management, fire response, environmental surveys and supervision of the Forest Protection field team.

The successful applicant will have experience in:

  • Maintenance of fire fighting mobile equipment, tractors, pumps and small plant.
  • Weed control, including survey and chemical application
  • Fuel reduction burning, wildfire response and supervision of a fire crew.
  • Environmental survey, quarantine procedures and accurate data recording.
  • Working unsupervised in a remote location
  • Leading by example, supervising and working as team in the field.
  • Land preparation activities for plantation forestry

The following skills and qualifications are highly desirable:

  • Forestry experience
  • HR Licence
  • High Risk Work Licence – Forklift and EWP
  • Maintain and Crosscut Chainsaw, Basic Faller
  • SMARTRAIN Chemical Training
  • Professional Ground Spraying Applicators Licence (or willingness to obtain)

In return PMP offers:

  • Equal employment opportunities.
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Fully catered camp including meals and accommodation.
  • Return flights to the Tiwi Islands from Darwin.
  • Career advancement within large AXS listed company.
  • Opportunities to work at other Midway owned companies through-out the year.
  • Join a motivated team of people who enjoy what they do.

All applicants must adhere to PMP’s fatigue management and undergo a pre-employment fitness for work and drug screen.

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