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Title:

Silviculture Supervisor

Advertiser:

Forestry Corporation of NSW

Location:

Tumut, NSW

  • Shape the future of our plantation program
  • Great variety and scope
  • Located in Tumut (Tumut Management Area)

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 for an experienced and motivated professional who is now looking for the next step in their career as our Silviculture Supervisor, located in our Tumut Management Area (TMA). With our current focus now on fire recovery, the TMA is looking to increase planting to 5,100 hectares per annum, to meet our future goals for sustainable plantations.

The successful candidate will contribute to this establishment, while attending to our forests and being stewards of our forests. The role will be involved in site preparation, planting, competition control, windrow and hazard reduction burning.

The role is based in Tumut, however there may be periodic travel to Moss Vale and Tallanganda Management Areas.

About You

To be successful in this role you will be able to demonstrate the following experience and skills;

  • Ability to assess site condition and prepare site-based plans for all forest-based operations;
  • Well-developed planning, organisational and administrative skills;
  • Experience in field operations and delivering specified operational outcomes;
  • Ability to draw up site-based plans using planning systems / GIS or willingness to learn;
  • Demonstrated supervisory and contractor management skills;
  • Ability to communicate and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • The capacity and willingness to undertake manual work and walking through difficult terrain as required;
  • A current driver's license is essential. Holders of medium rigid and/or forklift licenses will be highly regarded;
  • Ability to contribute to fire preparedness and suppression activities. Responsibilities will include fire-standby as rostered and deployment as a fire-fighter. Fire duties will include weekend work and extended hours (e.g. firefighting nightshifts).

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).

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 drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process.

How to apply:

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Date published:

18-May-2020

Closing date:

29-May-2020



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