Biosecurity Site Foreman

Aoraki Tree and Scrub
Canterbury
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Biosecurity Site Foreman

About the Employer

Mō Te Kaitukumahi 

We specialise in clearing invasive species such as wilding pines, helping to protect our native eco-systems and wildlife mainly around the Mackenzie District. Since 2009 our workforce has been decimating wilding pine forests throughout the South Island and we endeavour to stay abreast of innovation and improving techniques for species control. We are also passionate about improving biodiversity and have recently expanded into native tree planting in the South Island.

About the Opportunity

Mō Te Huarahi  

We are looking for an experienced Foreman to lead by example and help run a wilding pine/biosecurity crew on-site, mainly working around the Mackenzie and Waimate Districts. You will be hands-on and enjoy helping to train and mentor less experienced members of staff as well being involved in site and strategy planning.

About You

Mōu 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 1 year + experience
  • Previous management experience running a crew
  • Previous chainsaw experience, including tree felling tickets
  • Good communication
  • Natural leadership and a desire to develop others
  • Willingness to promote best Health & Safety practises
  • Highly organised with a good operations mindset
  • Solution focussed.

Hours

Ngā Hāora  

We can discuss work life balance: the position may be for four or five days per week (Monday to Friday, up to 40 hours per week).

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Date Posted
December 14, 2023
Category
Forestry
Location
Canterbury
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