Forester - Toolara
Would you like to be valued, challenged and supported with a flexible work life balance whilst being remunerated with an attractive salary package including 12% super?
Do you want to work for a business that cares about its people - for their health and wellbeing, ensuring they feel valued and respected, and that every day, everyone returns home safe? A business that cares about the Traditional Custodians of the land we now manage, our neighbours, communities and the visitors to our plantation forests.
We sustainably manage 310,000 hectares of forest throughout the state of Queensland from Passchendaele near the NSW border to Kuranda north west of Cairns. We’re growing almost 100 million trees in Queensland. Did we mention sustainably?
Our Forest Operations team is growing and we are seeking a suitably qualified Forester to deliver quality silviculture programs. You will be key in engaging and coordinating contractors getting our trees in the ground. You’ll ensure these activities are carried out to the standards that have earned us dual forest certification. If you have a love for the outdoors but also don’t mind sitting at a desk, love to problem solve, and thrive being part of a team, this is the role for you.
Reporting to the District Manager Fraser Coast South you will be located in our Toolara office, close to both the townships of Gympie and Tin Can Bay and at the back door of the beautiful Sunshine Coast.
The successful applicant will hold:
Bachelor of Forest Science (or other relevant tertiary qualification) or a Diploma level forestry (or related field) qualification with extensive experience;
- Unrestricted “C” class drivers’ licence;
Sector Commander fire accreditation, or ability and willingness to acquire; and
- At least 3 years’ experience as a Forester that involved coordinating contractors to deliver quality silviculture, stewardship, and/or fire protection services.
Prior to applying, applicants are encouraged to review the current position description.
HQPlantations embraces a diverse and inclusive workplace. All members of our community with people from diverse experiences and backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with disabilities being strongly encouraged to apply.
Enquiries should be directed to the People & Safety Business Group by telephone 07 3882 8271 or email to email@example.com.