Silviculture Forester


HVP Plantations


Churchill (near Traralgon), Gippsland, Victoria

  • Excellent career development opportunity
  • Great opportunity to be part of a successful company
  • Enjoy great urban/country living in Gippsland, Victoria

HVP Plantations is a successful privately owned manager of extensive timber plantations across Victoria.

Our people are self-motivated, innovative and thrive working in a small team and a fast paced environment. We value safety, regional communities, environmental care and sustainability. We pride ourselves in fostering an inclusive culture, one free of bias and rich in diversity.

This role is a great career opportunity for a pragmatic individual with operational silviculture experience who is passionate about forestry. You would play a key role in a dynamic and supportive team overseeing silviculture operations across an extensive Gippsland plantation estate.

This role is based in Churchill (near the regional city of Traralgon) where there are a myriad of great lifestyle opportunities at your fingertips.

Key responsibilities for this role:

Reporting to the Silviculture Manager, The Silviculture Forester is responsible for the oversight of large contract plantation silvicultural works program including site preparation, planting and tending activities within strict safety and environmental standards.  The role will also require interactions with our numerous stakeholders on a proactive basis.

What you will need to succeed:

  • Contemporary and relevant experience in silviculture and the forestry industry.
  • Good computer and mapping skills are required.
  • Proven ability in working in teams, and managing quality work outcomes within strict time constraints.
  • Possess skills to establish and maintain good commercial and community relationships
  • Ability to think innovatively and implement works programs within budgets
  • Ability to communicate clearly and confidently.
  • Demonstrated skills or experience in managing and negotiating with contractors.
  • Ability to lead in fire prevention and suppression.
  • Valid Current Australian Drivers Licence.

On Offer is an incredibly supportive, flexible and collaborative environment that will provide you with opportunities to develop and demonstrate value along with;

  • Development and training to prepare you for the next step in your career
  • Competitive remuneration and access to a leading annual incentive payment program.
  • Company vehicle with part private use.
  • Relocation assistance if required.
  • Wellbeing benefits including a fitness subsidy.

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