JOB VACANCIES

Tractor Operator / Spray Operator

 

Location: Gympie Region Based + Travel

Job Type: Negotiable Fulltime / Casual

Expected Start Date: June 2020

 

Summary:

K&S Contracting primarily provides silviculture and weed control services to private forestry, and local government clients. We have a position available for a tractor / spray operator in the Gympie region, the role is primarily vegetation slashing with some declared weed control

The successful applicant must -

  • Be self-motivated with the ability to work in changing environments including roadsides, plantation forest and steep terrain

  • Be physically fit with demonstrated experience in tractor operation in similar conditions

  • Pass pre employment drug and alcohol testing along with regular random testing

  • Available to travel as required

  • Implement our high safety, quality and environmental practices to Australian and International standards

Duties Include:

  • Slashing

  • Declared weed spraying

  • Weed identification and inspections

  • Maintenance of equipment

  • Hazard reduction burning and wildfire response

  • Work in varying conditions such as – Hot and humid, steep and rough terrain and thick vegetation

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Qualifications: 

 

Below qualifications are desirable, training will be provided to the right applicant.

  • Medium Rigid drivers licence

  • Conduct tractor operations

  • White card

  • ACDC Licence

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

  • Fire crew member / crew leader

Experience:

 

  • Minimum 2 years experience slashing or rural machine work

  • Experience working in forestry plantations (desirable)

  • Maintenance of machinery

  • Weed identification

Skills:

 

  • Self-motivated with the ability to work alone or in a team.

  • Ability to operate field devices for mapping and daily reporting

 

Applications open: 09/04/2020 Applications close: 07/05/2020

 

Applications are to be submitted via email to matt@kscontractingqld.com.au

Please include CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the criteria.

                                                                                                                                                                    

 

 

Expression of Interest –

 

Skilled Forestry Worker (Gympie Region)

Duties will include 

Brushcutting

Knapsack Spraying

 

Potential applicants must -

Have proven experience in silvicultural work.

Ability to pass pre employment drug and alcohol testing

Please forward interest to matt@kscontractingqld.com.au include CV or details of previous silviculture experience.

 

 

Skilled Tree Planters

Experienced tree planters are required for planting work in the Cairns and Hinchinbrook coast areas.

Potential applicants must -

Have proven experience in plantation establishment.

Ability to pass pre employment drug and alcohol testing

Please forward interest to matt@kscontractingqld.com.au include CV or details of previous silviculture experience.

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