Advert ID: 20007804
Field Operations Assistant
Forestry Corporation of NSW
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. For more information about who we are and what we do visit forestrycorporation.com.au
About the Role
We have a fantastic opportunity for a passionate Field Operations Assistant to join our team in Barham and be part of our broad Western region team managing a variety of tasks.
The role will be involved in forest works including road and recreational facilities maintenance, weed control, tree marking, forest silviculture and liaising with relevant key stakeholders across our community. The role will also operate a variety of plant, vehicles and supervise (at times) on site contractors.
The Field Operations Assistant will also play an integral and important role in the region’s fire management activities. The successful person will be required to undertake active frontline firefighting duties and be available for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis. Full training and qualifications will be provided as part of the role.
Located on the northern side of the Murray River, the NSW town of Barham and its Victorian twin partner Koondrook, on the other side, form the commercial centre for the region's, lamb, cattle, cropping and dairy producers.
Barham is best known for its citrus groves, superb fishing and relaxing at the man-made lakes on the river's edge. The twin towns service the extensive pastoral and horticultural regions with many tourists attracted to these scenic towns.
You will be self-driven, motivated with a passion and keen interest in all facets of forestry operations. You will also demonstrate the following skills and experience:
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We want to hear from you!
Send a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining why you are interested in the role and what you can bring to the team, to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For further information and a confidential discussion on this unique opportunity, please contact Andrew McCurdy on (m) 0428 288 618
Applications close: Sunday, 18 April 2021.