- Suit experienced, commercially
astute forest manager
- Change management and continuous improvement emphasis
- Attractive salary package and
regional (Adelaide Hills) lifestyle
ForestrySA requires an experienced and commercially
oriented Forest Manager to assume operational management of ForestrySA’s commercial
and native forests in South Australia’s Mount Lofty Ranges, Mid North and Green
Triangle regions. This is a full-time contract position and will be based in
the Adelaide Hills region.
The key responsibilities of the position include
but are not limited to ensuring that:
- ForestrySA’s commercial, community and environmental objectives are
achieved through proactive planning and the implementation of fully integrated
best practice operational programs and resources;
- Long term planning to ensure the development and sustainability of
- ForestrySA meets its legislative requirements in relation to fire
management including management of prescribed burning programs, firefighting
preparedness and response;
- Conservation and recreation operational targets agreed are met;
- Constructive, collaborative arrangements with local community,
forest industry participants, fire management authorities and other relevant
government agencies continue to be fostered.
ForestrySA has a long and proud history of
forest management service to the South Australian communities in the
aforementioned regions in which it manages commercially sustainable plantation
based forest operations and/or native forest reserves.
The successful candidate will hold a relevant
qualification in forest management and will have extensive practical experience
in comprehensive forest management operations ideally including silviculture,
harvesting, conservation, resource availability/demand planning and fire
prevention and protection operations. Sound commercial experience and judgement
in the establishment and negotiation of contracts and the management of
contractors is important. Strong communication, influencing and leadership
qualities to drive continuous improvement initiatives is also required.
To apply for this excellent opportunity, which offers an attractive salary package and regional lifestyle, please submit
your resume to Allan Rae at email@example.com
quoting reference number R31040.
Initial enquiries can be directed to Allan
Rae, Principal at Rae Consulting Pty Ltd on 0418 323 743.