Harvesting Supervisor


Forestry Corporation of NSW


Tumut, NSW

  • Permanent role
  • Balance of working in the great outdoors and the office

Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial plantation and native 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 are seeking a highly motivated individual to join the Harvesting and Roading team and be accountable for planning and supervising harvesting operations in the Tumut Management Area. The role is one of five Harvesting Supervisors and reports to the Harvesting Coordinator. Our team strives to be innovative and we pride ourselves on achieving operational excellence and being strong safety leaders.

The Harvesting Supervisor engages with both internal and external stakeholders, including contractors, to ensure that operations are completed to the required environmental, commercial and safety standards.

The successful candidate will also be required to undertake active frontline firefighting duties and be available for afterhours fire standby on a rostered basis. Full firefighting training and subsequent qualifications will be provided as part of the role.

About you:

You will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in forest field operations;
  • Ability to draw up site-based plans using planning systems;
  • Ability to use or rapidly uptake the use of software packages such as Microsoft Office, ArcGIS, and STICKS;
  • Well-developed supervisory skills;
  • Excellent forward planning, organisational and communication skills;
  • A current drivers licence;
  • Ability and fitness to undertake forest firefighting, fire roster duties, work extended hours, and to maintain sufficient fitness for the job.

Note: The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process. As this role has frontline fire- fighting responsibilities a Task Based Assessment (TBA) at a standard of at least the Moderate Field Test is required. Forestry Corporation is an inclusive workplace which promotes diversity and encourages flexible working arrangements.

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