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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.

Forest & Harvest Operations Manager - Wellington

Due to company growth, this is a newly created role which will join our busy Southern North Island team. Reporting to the SNI Branch Manager, this will be a leadership role based in our modern Plimmerton office. The successful candidate will manage a team of Forest and Harvest Managers and will also be willing to 'roll up his/her sleeves' and provide assistance when needed.

Duties will include:

  • Managing and motivating the SNI Forestry and Harvesting team
  • Monitoring staff workloads and providing guidance when needed
  • Ensuring planting and harvesting plans and prescriptions are implemented to PF Olsen's high standards of health and safety, environment and quality.
  • Providing support for the SNI Branch Manager, including assisting with the development and implementation of business growth strategies
  • Leading by example - being an outstanding and consistent role model of high health and safety and professional standards 

To be successful you will:

  • Be a relationship builder - someone who understands the importance of employee engagement
  • Have considerable knowledge and experience in both forestry and harvesting systems and processes 
  • Have excellent communication/interpersonal skills
  • Have very good computer and writing skills

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

Applicants must already be considered eligible to work in NZ. Ineligible candidates will not be considered.

To apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before the 5th May to Marcie.Cullen@pfolsen.com

 

Forest Manager - Napier

Company growth has resulted in our search for an experienced Forest Manager to be based in the sought after Napier region.

Duties will include:

  • Managing the establishment, tending and maintenance operations in clients' forests
  • Managing contractor silviculture crews
  • Ensuring health and safety and environmental best practices are upheld 

To be successful you will have:

  • Previous operational forest management experience
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills and ability to rapport with a wide range of people
  • A tertiary forestry qualification would be an advantage
  • Very good computer and writing skills

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

Applicants must already be considered eligible to work in NZ. Ineligible candidates will not be considered.

To apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before the 12th May to Marcie.Cullen@pfolsen.com

 

Harvest Manager - Whanganui

Company growth has resulted in our search for an experienced Harvest Manager. This role will manage all aspects of harvest operations; from client liaison and reporting through to engineering and harvest management.

Duties will include:

  • Managing harvest operations
  • Leading by example to ensure strict health and safety, environment and quality processes and standards are met.
  • Some forest operations management may also be required

To be successful you will have:

  • Previous operational harvesting experience
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with a wide range of people
  • A tertiary forestry qualification or equivalent experience
  • Very good computer and writing skills

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

Applicants must already be considered eligible to work in NZ. Ineligible candidates will not be considered.

To apply for this position, please email your CV and cover letter before the 12th May to Marcie.Cullen@pfolsen.com