Careers with VicForests
VicForests employs over 100 staff across nine regional sites throughout the Central Highlands and East Gippsland regions of Victoria, with a corporate support office in Melbourne.
We have a variety of exciting career opportunities available - Our foresters specialise in tactical and operational planning, roading, harvesting and contract management, silviculture and native forest regeneration.
Other career paths include customer management, resource and business analysis, safety and risk, operational audit, forest science and product delivery.
We also employ staff in non-forestry roles, including IT, HR, communications, finance, administration and customer service. A significant proportion of our staff and contractors are also involved with fire-fighting efforts each year.
We are focused on investing in our employees through training, development and the provision of career opportunities.
Applying for Employment
We encourage applicants to send a résumé outlining contact details, qualifications, training and work experience; and one to two pages that describe how the applicant's experience addresses the selection criteria outlined in the advertised position description.
Operations Forester, Planning
- Swifts Creek
- 2 Year Maternity Leave Contract
- Career Level 3
Are you interested in playing a role in the sustainable management of Victoria’s native forest?
VicForests is a leading native forest timber harvesting and sales business. We play a key role in maintaining ecological sustainability and economic viability of the Victorian timber industry. VicForests is certified to the Australian Forestry Standard and is committed to building a strong commercial and performance-based culture through innovative commercial practices, staff development and outstanding forest management.
We are looking for an enthusiastic person with relevant forest management or planning experience who wants to be part of an organisation that strives to achieve success through implementing excellent and innovative business and timber industry practices for our customers and stakeholders.
This role is a two year fixed term maternity leave position and plays a key role in developing the plans and managing the schedule of coupes.
To apply for this role, please send your cover letter addressing the selection criteria in the position description along with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications without a cover letter addressing the selection criteria will not be considered.
Please find a copy of the position description here: /static/uploads/files/position-description-2016-operations-forester-planning-swifts-creek-mat-leave-cl.pdf
Applications close 22 December 2016
VicForests is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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