Roading Supervisor - Tumut

About us

The Softwood Plantations Division of Forestry Corporation of NSW is Australia’s largest grower of plantation pine, managing over 200,000 hectares across NSW.

About the role

Based in Tumut, a beautiful regional town in the Snowy Mountains foothills with a warm community spirit, we are seeking a highly motivated individual who will be accountable for supervising roading operations in Tumut Management Area. The role is one of three Roading Supervisors and reports directly to the Roading Operations Coordinator. With over 8,000kms of roads, 100km of which are sealed, our team is responsible for building, upgrading and maintaining the roading network to ensure that it can be relied upon to transport logs on a year-round basis.

The successful candidate

Ideally, the successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in forest field operations.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply road construction and maintenance techniques.
  • Understanding of relevant operational guidelines and regulations related to soil and water protection.
  • Understanding of, or ability to quickly learn, plant production capabilities.
  • Ability to efficiently develop site-based plans and manage operations according to these plans.
  • Well-developed supervisory, planning, organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability and fitness to undertake fire roster duties, forest firefighting, work extended hours e.g. (fire roster), and to maintain sufficient fitness for the role (e.g. able to efficiently conduct reconnaissance / investigation through difficult terrain and dense vegetation).
  • Current drivers’ licence.

How to apply

Send a copy of your resume and a cover letter addressing the ideal candidate criteria to 28 June 2019. For further information on this position please contact Louise Bourke, Harvesting and Roading Manager, on 0427 841 143.

Forestry Corporation is an inclusive workplace which promotes diversity and encourages flexible working arrangements. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a medical assessment and drug and alcohol screening as part of the recruitment process. As this role has frontline fire fighting responsibilities a Task Based Assessment (TBA) at a standard of at least the Moderate Field Test is required.