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.

Diversity and inclusion is promoted in the workplace and ForestrySA supports equal opportunities for all applicants within its recruitment processes.

Seasonal Operations Crew
Mount Lofty Ranges

Full time and casual Seasonal Operations Crew and Crew Leader positions are required from 1 October 2022, until 5 May 2023 to perform general forest maintenance, establishment and fire protection duties, as well as being an essential fire crew member for fire standby, fire-fighting and associated training.

A high level of motivation and the ability to work well within a team environment will be expected. Applicants should have a desire to develop their skills with a safety-first attitude and a willingness to contribute to ForestrySA’s positive culture.

Successful applicants will be required to work on a roster system which includes weekends, public holidays and after-hours, which will include light work, standby and fire response as required.

Casual crew members must be available for fire standby and firefighting at any time, including weekends and public holidays.

Current Basic Fire Fighting Level 1 and firefighting experience, as well as a chainsaw licence and relevant experience are essential requirements of the role.

Forest maintenance work and forest fire fighting can be physically demanding, so all positions are subject to a medical and fitness test.

Positions are located across the Mount Lofty Ranges, primarily based out of the Kuitpo and Mount Crawford Depots, as required.

$54,000 – $58,000 per annum, to be adjusted according to actual hours worked and commensurate with relevant qualifications, skills and experience.

Application Instructions
Applicants must complete the Application for Seasonal Operations Crew form, Pre-Employment Declaration form, provide a CV and a covering letter.

For further information or to apply, please contact Sarah Frew, Business Support Manager at frew.sarah@forestrysa.com.au or call 0437 576 625.

Applications close 5pm Friday 19 August 2022