Forestry Corporation of NSW

Roading Supervisor Bathurst

Bathurst NSW 2795, Australia Req #70

Wednesday, 7 February 2024

Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) is the largest manager of commercial plantation and native forests in NSW. We manage more than two million hectares of forests for the environmental, economic, and social benefit of the people of NSW and Australia.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are focused on empowering our people to use their creativity, authenticity and innovative thinking to be the champions of change now and into the future.

That is why no matter who you are, we encourage you to apply for the job that’s right for you. We aim to have a workforce that reflects the diverse communities in which we work and so we strongly encourage people from all backgrounds to apply.

Why grow your career with Forestry Corporation of NSW :

At Forestry Corporation of NSW, our values are at the heart of everything that we do. We hope you share our values of :

  • Wellbeing : Everyone home, injury free, everyday
  • Respect : We care for country, community, and ourselves
  • Integrity : We are honest and accountable
  • Innovation : We challenge ourselves to think differently, be bold and continuously improve

What we can offer you :

  • Full-time, permanent position with challenging and diverse responsibilities with field-based work.
  • Located in the vibrant Bathurst region of central west NSW.
  • Collaborative team environment.
  • Great opportunity for someone who is looking to take that next step in their career with potential opportunities to join our in-house Leadership Development Program.
  • Exclusive company benefits including, Maxxia Rewards Program, an attractive leave allowance and renumeration structure.

About the role :

The Bathurst Management Area is a large and important part of the FCNSW estate, with the local infrastructure management team maintaining a significant network of roads to support the local forest industry, firefighting and recreation.

This role is responsible for the supervision of multi-disciplinary roading staff and a broad contractor base and is involved in a wide variety of activities, including :

  • Supervision and support for a team of experienced plant operators who report to them.
  • The safe operation of medium / heavy plant.
  • Ensuring the cost-effective, safe, and timely programming of road works, ongoing maintenance of forest roading infrastructure to a standard that meets harvesting, haulage, fire, stewardship, plantation stewardship and public access needs.
  • Planning and implementing Forest Operational Plans for maintenance and construction of roads and crossings.
  • Deployment of heavy plant contractors and materials, to enable efficient scheduling and completion of works.
  • Operational Compliance Monitoring of contractor performance to strict environment and safety compliance standards. Including assisting with or managing selected quarry operations.

We would love you to have :

  • Sound experience and knowledge of roading construction and maintenance operations, including a good understanding of cost / quality requirements, ideally within a forest context.
  • Understanding of, or ability to quickly learn plant production capabilities.
  • Experience in field forest operations a at grass roots or management level is desirable.
  • Experience with the operation of medium / heavy plant, including a willingness to attain or hold a Heavy Combination – HC license to shift heavy plant with a tri-axle plant trailer.
  • Ability to efficiently develop site-based plans using planning systems.
  • Ability to manage an operation according to the site-based plan.
  • Well-developed planning, supervisory and contractor management skills.
  • Well-developed communication, team building and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook.
  • Knowledge of and willingness to learn Geographic Information Systems for Mapping.

For further information about the role please contact Kobus Maree , Roading Operations Controller Bathurst on : 0428 638 795

Please click here for a copy of the Position Description for this role.

Applications close : 25 FEBRUARY 2024 @ 11 : 59PM AEDT

Depending on the role the preferred candidate will be required to satisfactorily complete a Drug and Alcohol screening, and / or Medical Assessment and / or a Fire Task Based Assessment (TBA).

For roles requiring, the successful candidate(s) must be fit to perform firefighting activities, which may include working in smoky conditions and the ability to be physically active in uneven or steep terrain.

Offers of employment for these roles are subject to the results of the pre-employment Medical Assessment which may preclude candidates high risk conditions from being able to meet the inherent requirements of the role.

Other details

  • Pay type Salary
  • Employment indicator Field Based

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