Current Vacancies

PF Olsen Ltd is a progressive forestry servicing company experiencing unprecedented company growth. With more than 40 years’ successful forestry experience, and offices throughout New Zealand and Australia, we pride ourselves on surpassing customer requirements with leading processes and compliance standards. Our key purpose is to maximise returns for forest owners through all aspects of forest management, from planting through to harvesting and marketing, while managing commercial and statutory risks. PF Olsen is committed to the highest quality safety outcomes from Board level down to ensure that all staff and contractors make it home safely every day. We offer a supportive, family friendly working environment and competitive remuneration and conditions.

Harvest Manager - Gisborne

We are currently seeking to add an experienced and motivated Harvest Manager to join our busy Gisborne team.

Duties will include:

  • Best practice management of health, safety and the environment
  • Managing harvesting crews to a high level of performance
  • Road engineering and harvest planning
  • Client management and reporting

To be successful you will already have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry
  • Proven track-record, with 5 or more years’ experience in Harvest Management
  • Harvest planning and roading experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  • Good communication and written skills

In return, we offer the successful candidate:

  • Career progression
  • Training opportunities
  • Attractive employee benefits package

For more information on this position please contact Warren Rance on 021 811 377

Forest Supervisor - Timaru

Due to company expansion, PF Olsen is seeking a Forest Supervisor to join our small but busy Timaru office.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Supervising the establishment, tending and maintenance operations in clients’ forests.
  • Supervising contractor silviculture crews to meet customer demands.
  • Monitoring compliance with health and safety and environmental requirements

To be successful you will have:

  • A tertiary qualification in Forestry or equivalent forestry experience would be preferred, however recent forestry graduates will also be considered.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and computer skills.

In exchange we offer:

  • A supportive, family-friendly working environment.
  • Generous staff benefits
  • A commitment to a safe work environment.

PF Olsen is a drug-free work place and applicants must agree to pre-employment and random drug testing.

Applicants must already be eligible to work in New Zealand.

For a job description or to apply for either of these positions, please email your CV and cover letter before November 2nd to Rachel.baucke@pfolsen.com