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FORESTRY WORKER - Gympie 

The Position:

A Forestry Worker is required by K&S Contracting QLD for 38+ hours a week. The position is based from Gympie with some travel required to perform all silviculture services such as weed control, planting and fire protection.
 

The Duties:

Duties will include

  • Weed spraying

  • Brushcutting

  • Tree planting

  • Tree pruning

  • General plantation maintenance

  • Equipment maintenance

  • Hazard reduction burning, wildfire response and surveillance

The Requirements:

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • Experience in any of the following – Forestry, manual rural work, vegetation management

  • A high level of physical fitness with the ability to work outdoors in physically demanding conditions

  • Availability for away work as required

  • The proven ability to pass pre-employment and on-going random drug and alcohol testing

  • A strong commitment to team performance and communication

  • A high level of self-motivation with an excellent work ethic

  • Minimum “C” class driver licence

The Pay:

Payment will be in accordance with the Silviculture 2020

The Application:

Applicants should email jobs@kscontractingqld.com.au with current resume and position being applied for

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Weed Spray Operator - Gympie

The Position:

A Weed Sprayer is required by K&S Contracting QLD the position is 38+ hours a week and will involve undertaking weed control on roadsides, reserves, private land and seasonal fire duties.

The opportunity will be Gympie based with occasioanl travel required.

The Duties:

Duties will include:

All aspects of weed control such as-

 

  • Surveys and treatment of prohibited, restricted and environmental weeds

  • Vegetation management on roadsides and near infrastructure

  • Use of Quiksprays and manual spray equipment

  • Use of Chainsaws, Brushcutters and manual hand tools

  • Working in hot humid conditions, steep, and rough terrain

  • Hazard reduction burning, wildfire response and surveillance

The Requirements:

The successful applicant must have:

  • Experience in a similar role including weed control, vegetation management, farming, forestry or local government works

  • Knowledge of weed species and treatment methods

  • White Card

  • A high level of physical fitness with the ability to work outdoors in physically demanding conditions

  • Availability to work away as required

  • The proven ability to pass pre-employment and on-going random drug and alcohol testing

  • The ability to comply with the Company’s smoke free workplace policy

  • The ability to implement the Company’s safety, quality and environmental practices to Australian and International standards

  • A strong commitment to team performance and communication

  • A high level of self-motivation with an excellent work ethic

  • Minimum “C” class driver licence

Desired:

  • ACDC Licence

  • Implement traffic management plans (Formerly traffic management level 2)

  • Chainsaw Level 2

  • Experience as a fire crew member or the willingness to complete training provided.

 

The Application:

Applicants should email jobs@kscontractingqld.com.au with current resume and position being applied for

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Weed Spray Operator - Kingaroy

The Position:

A Weed Sprayer is required by K&S Contracting QLD the position is 38+ hours a week and will involve undertaking weed control on roadsides, reserves, private land,seasonal fire duties and livestock handling.

The opportunity will be Kingaroy based with occasioanl travel required.

The Duties:

Duties will include:

All aspects of weed control such as-

 

  • Surveys and treatment of prohibited, restricted and environmental weeds

  • Vegetation management on roadsides and near infrastructure

  • Use of Quiksprays and manual spray equipment

  • Use of Chainsaws, Brushcutters and manual hand tools

Additional duties include

  • Hazard reduction burning, wildfire response and surveillance

  • Livestock handling and yard maintenance

The Requirements:

The successful applicant must have:

  • Experience in a similar role including weed control, vegetation management, farming, forestry or local government works

  • Some knowledge of weed species and treatment methods

  • White Card

  • A high level of physical fitness with the ability to work outdoors in physically demanding conditions

  • Availability to work away as required

  • The proven ability to pass pre-employment and on-going random drug and alcohol testing

  • The ability to comply with the Company’s smoke free workplace policy

  • The ability to implement the Company’s safety, quality and environmental practices to Australian and International standards

  • A strong commitment to team performance and communication

  • A high level of self-motivation with an excellent work ethic

  • Minimum “C” class driver licence

Desired:

  • ACDC Licence

  • Implement traffic management plans (Formerly traffic management level 2)

  • Chainsaw Level 2

  • Experience as a fire crew member or the willingness to complete training provided.

 

The Application:

Applicants should email jobs@kscontractingqld.com.au with current resume and position being applied for

 

 

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