Job Details
  • Reference398421A_1663049168
  • LocationCanberra
  • Job TypeContract
  • Posted20 days ago
  • ConsultantDiksha Saini
As one of the Australia's largest providers of human resources solutions, Chandler Macleod has a proven track record of unleashing potential in people and companies. For over 40 years Chandler Macleod's recruitment business has connected leading-edge projects and employers with outstanding business professionals.

Our Federal Government client is seeking to engage a Assistant Forester on a contract for 10 months with potential extension.
Position Overview
Who we are
We are a small, innovative and professional team of people from a variety of backgrounds with a common interest and qualifications in forest management. We value people with creative ideas, who communicate with candour and respect, and who have the motivation to drive projects from conception through to delivery.
What we offer
Interesting part-time casual work in Australia's only parks and conservation agency that manages a commercial softwood timber resource. A renewable resource job where you can see the impact you have on reducing greenhouse emissions and improving nature for the Canberra community.
DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assist foresters to implement forest planning, information management and operational tasks across all aspects of silviculture, harvesting and marketing of products and services including timber and social values of the forest.
  • Use MS Office, mobile technology and several specialist software packages (training will be provided) to plan and report on forest treatments at a site specific level. Software packages include:
    o Spatial Planning and Report Query System (SPARQS)
    o Forest Inventory Resource System (FIRS) and
    o Forest Inventory Resource System data capture (FIRS/DC)
  • Contribute to operational management and implementation of Workplace Health and Safety programs and the Respect Equity and Diversity framework.
  • Maintain records in accordance with the Territory Records Act 2002.
  • Work within the ACTPS Code of Conduct and ACTPS values of respect, integrity, collaboration and innovation, and model behaviour consistent with the ACTPS Respect Equity and Diversity framework.
  • This position does not involve direct supervision of staff.
    SELECTION CRITERIA
    Your suitability for this position will be assessed based on your skills, knowledge, and behaviour in relation to the duties/responsibilities listed above. Applications must be submitted via the ACT Government contingent workforce scheme called Contractor Central. More information is available from the contact officer.
    Qualifications/Requirements
    Mandatory:
  • Attending forest related studies (Environmental science, Environmental management, Forestry, etc.) at any Australian University or tertiary institution, or hold a Bachelor or Master degree in any of these disciplines.
  • Australian drivers licence.

    If you feel you are a suitable candidate submit your application by hitting "Apply for this job". One of our consultant will reach out. Alternatively, you can call Diksha Saini on 02 6268 9769 or email Diksha.Saini@chandlermacleod.com for further discussion.