Forester (Forester)

Full Time

  Merrill and Ring / Blenheim NZ

  Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand

Company/Location:  Merrill and Ring / Blenheim NZ

Jobs Description:
Based in Blenheim, contributing to a team providing forest management services to a range of clients primarily in the Marlborough province. The job involves planning and managing the full range of forestry activities in the province’s privately-owned commercial plantations. 

Marlborough is a great place to live with 20% of New Zealand’s coastline, woven through the Marlborough Sounds. The main town of Blenheim consistently has one of the highest sunshine hour recordings in New Zealand.

Qualifications:

Consideration will be given to applicants with:

  • A forestry related tertiary qualification with commercial forestry experience.
  • Experience in aspects of land development and silviculture for plantation forestry.
  • Knowledge of harvesting operations including safety, planning, production and costing monitoring.
  • Be self-motivating, confident and enthusiastic about working in a team position with wide variety of work and responsibilities.
  • Good communication skills & computer literacy.
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels.

Duties will include:

  • Planning and management of commercial forestry operations from land preparation to harvesting.
  • Harvest Planning and management of earthworks.
  • Forest valuation and due diligence projects.
  • Forecasting and managing environmental risks

If you are a forester regardless of your skill set and looking for an opportunity then we can tailor a role to suit your expertise.

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

A competitive salary package including company vehicle will be offered to the successful applicant.

How To Apply

Please send your CV along with cover letter

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