Positions vacant

Consider a career in forestry

As a South Australian commercial and community forest manager, a position with ForestrySA can take many forms.

From forest fire management, planting and managing new forests, harvesting and marketing timber, native forest management, forest recreation management, community engagement to finance and administration, many skills are required to run our business efficiently.

ForestrySA maintains a clear focus on safety and development, supporting all staff within a team-based environment.

You can view our current vacant positions below.

Fire season staff – Mount Gambier

ForestrySA is recruiting Temporary and Casual Team members for a 5 – 6 month period commencing early November 2017.

Temporary Team Members will be required to perform general forest maintenance, establishment and protection duties as well as being an essential fire crew member for fire standby, firefighting and associated training. Monday to Friday 38 hours per week, will include some standby and firefighting on weekends / public holidays and after hours.

Casual Team Members must be available for fire standby and firefighting outside and during normal working hours, which includes weekends and public holidays and includes some after hours.

Successful candidates must possess/pass:

  • Current class C manual drivers licence
  • Medical and fitness assessment
  • National Police Check

Desirable skills/qualifications:

  • CFS BF1 or equivalent
  • Truck license HR
  • Chainsaw operation accreditation
  • Skill or experience in forestry, parks or rural work
  • First Aid certificate

For further information or to apply (include a cover letter and resume) email fire@forestrysa.com.au to the attention of: Martin Winters Coordinator Fire Operations

Applications close: 5pm, Friday 6 October 2017.


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