Forestry Field Technician

Casual and short-term work available

An environmental services company that is focused on the establishment and management of tree plantings to deliver a variety of environmental and socio-economic benefits, including carbon abatement, water management, biodiversity enhancement, halting land degradation processes and diversifying land-use.

We are looking to recruit 4 casual Field Technicians in Western Australia and 4 casual Field Technicians in NSW for an upcoming tree plantation inventory program, to be ready to start work on or close to the 30th of April. The work will involve working in teams of two people, navigating to and working in remote locations, measuring and recording tree measurements, locating and setting up survey plots. We anticipate the inventory program should take 6-8 weeks to complete in NSW and also WA.

A work vehicle, accommodation, food and reasonable transportation costs to and from site locations will be provided.

For the NSW plantation field work, accommodation will be provided in Condobolin, Central West region of NSW.

Work will be conducted in several locations in WA, accommodation will be provided in Dongara (N of Perth), Albany and Ravensthorpe (S of Perth) as well as transport to and from these locations.

An ideal candidate to these positions will have the following attributes:

  • Capable of undertaking field-work, which will often be physically demanding and in remote locations.
  • Self-starter, capable of exercising their own initiative, comfortable working with minimal supervision.
  • Good communication skills and enjoys working within a team.
  • Attention to detail and an ability to adhere to high quality standards around data collection.
  • Strongly committed to Occupational Health and Safety principles and practices.
  • Licensed to drive a motor vehicle in Australia, preferably with off-road driving experience (4WD).
  • While it is not essential, people that have, or who are undertaking, a University degree in a science, or resource management, related field will be highly regarded.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in, then we would love to hear from you.


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