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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.

Forest Consultant, Rotorua 

 

Our consulting team is an integral part of our company success and we are currently seeking an experienced Forestry Consultant to join our high performing team.  Our team provides consultancy services including commercial and technical forestry-based solutions for New Zealand and international clients.  This position is based in our modern Head Office premises in Rotorua, and adjacent to the popular walking and cycling tracks of the famous Redwood Forest.

 

 To be successful you will already have:

 

  •        A tertiary qualification in Forestry
  •        Registered member of the NZIF (preferable)
  •        NZ forestry consultancy experience is preferred, however significant experience as a resource / technical forester will also be considered
  •        Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  •        Excellent communication, accuracy and written skills
  •        Client relationship skills
  •        Ability to assist with Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) applications

 

 Duties will include:

 

  • Providing competent and timely forest consulting services to clients
  • Conducting due diligence for forest acquisitions or afforestation opportunities
  • Providing timely and accurate forestry valuations and feasibilities
  • Technical forestry solutions and advice

 

Harvest Manager,Waipapa

We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Harvest Manager to join our high performing Waipapa, Northland team. Located close to Kerikeri in the idyllic ‘winterless’ Bay of Islands.

 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 (preferable)
  •        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

 

Forest Manager,Waipapa

Come join the team based in our Waipapa office. The region is a fantastic base to visit golden sandy beaches and historic towns and landmarks; or to get involved in the numerous sports on offer including big game fishing, kayaking, sailing or mountain biking.

 Duties will include:

  •        Best practice management of health, safety and the environment
  •        Managing establishment/silviculture crews to a high level of performance
  •        Client management and reporting

 To be successful you will already have:

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

 

PF Olsen prides itself on being 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 any of these positions, please email your CV and cover letter before 01st August to Tachina.Walsh@pfolsen.com