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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.

Community Services Officer

ForestrySA is seeking a Community Services Officer to provide professional administrative support services to the Community Services group for the efficient delivery of ForestrySA community service objectives.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Responding to enquiries from the public (face to face, email, and phone), and processing and initial assessment of group activity registrations and event applications
  • Coordination of the online booking and permit systems, including attending to booking enquiries (phone or email), processing refunds, and facilitating booking and permit changes
  • Be the first point of contact for overall management of the online booking and permit systems, including provision of training and support to staff in the use of these systems
  • Provide effective administrative support services including assisting in minor project work and undertaking support functions including procurement of services such as processing and generating invoices

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • A relevant industry qualification and/or demonstrated extensive experience.
  • Proven ability to provide high level administrative support and a commitment to the provision of customer service excellence.
  • Demonstrated planning and organisational skills including exceptional attention to detail
  • The ability to manage a number of tasks at one time, achieve required outcomes and meet deadlines in a high-pressure environment.

This is a full time 3-year contract role and participation in fire preparedness and response activities will be required.

Sarah Frew
Business Support Manager
0437 062 942

Application Instructions
Applicants must provide a letter of application (max 2 pages) which specifically addresses the Essential and Desirable qualifications/certificates and experience detailed in the Position Description, and include a CV listing at least two referees.

All applications must be emailed to frew.sarah@forestrysa.com.au along with a completed Pre Employment Declaration.

Applications close 5pm Friday 3 December 2021.

Diversity Statement
ForestrySA promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace and supports equal opportunities for all applicants within its recruitment processes. Applications are open to everyone.




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