Current Vacancies

Senior Forester - Kangaroo Island

PF Olsen Australia is a leading independent forest management services provider, managing forests for clients throughout Australia. We are seeking a suitably experienced person to lead the management of our plantations on Kangaroo Island including the preparation for the commencement of harvesting.

Forestry is at an exciting stage on Kangaroo Island following the consolidation of most plantations on Kangaroo Island under single ownership and planning for the construction of a port facility progressing. The development of the port facility will finally realise the exciting potential of plantation forestry on Kangaroo Island. The successful candidate will have substantial input into the form of the infrastructure being built. Kangaroo Island offers an enviable lifestyle and is only a short flight or ferry ride from Adelaide.

To succeed at PF Olsen, you need to be:

  • Highly motivated, and a self-starter with a strong work ethic
  • Intelligent and admin savvy, but also happy to get your hands dirty
  • Prepared to assert your views, but also demonstrate respect for your team mates
  • Focused on relationships as well as understanding and delivering against customer expectations
  • Have your head well above the pack in terms of both your management and technical forestry skills

While it is preferred that candidates will have substantial experience with plantation management, those with substantial agricultural or other natural resource management experience are also encouraged to apply. The role will involve operational planning, supervision of contractors, auditing compliance with OH&S standards, environmental performance and other company policies. The position will be based on Kangaroo Island.

If you think this opportunity might be for you then please email for an information pack. For further information regarding the position contact our office on 03 5551 1000.

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Applications close Friday 6th April 2018.