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Forestry Crew Supervisor

Due to continued growth a permanent position for a Crew Supervisor is required for 38+ hours per week to perform supervision of a work crew undertaking all silvicultural work such as tree planting, weed control, fertilising, fire duties and general plantation maintenance.

Experience in the Silviculture/Forest industry is desired however not essential as all training can be provided to the right applicant.

The position will be based in the Yeppoon (Byfield) region with some travel required.

About us 

K&S Contracting is a leading silviculture & weed control contractor based from Kingaroy, QLD our crews service their local areas from Stanthorpe to Kuranda. Our clients include QLD’s largest plantation forest grower, Local government, Main roads and Private land holders.

What’s on offer -

  • Above award wages 

  • Consistent rostering and overtime

  • Career progression and training opportunities 

  • Quality equipment and processes 

The Duties:

Duties will include:

  • Supervision of a work crew undertaking - Tree planting, fertilising, weed control and general plantation maintenance

  • Basic maintenance of equipment used

  • Planning and coordination of staff, equipment & materials used

  • Reporting and quality assessments

  • Hazard reduction burning, wildfire response and surveillance

The Requirements:

The successful applicant must have:

  • Experience in any of the following – Silviculture/forestry, Farming, Horticulture, Vegetation management, outdoor work, crew supervision

  • Good physical fitness with the ability to work outdoors in physically demanding conditions

  • Good time management

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

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

  • Minimum “C” class driver licence

Desired Certificates / Experience:

  • Fire crew member / crew leader

  • MR Licence

  • ACDC Licence

  • Current chainsaw ticket

  • Operate side by side vehicles

  • First Aid

  • Certificate in forest growing and management


The Application:

Applications with current resume should be submitted to with location and job title as subject.


Forestry Worker  - Gympie

A  Forestry Worker is required by K&S Contracting QLD for 38+ hours a week. The position is based from Gympie/Toolara
The successful applicant will have the opportunity for career progression.

The Duties:

Duties will include

  • Weed spraying

  • Brushcutting

  • Tree planting or field support of planting operations

  • Fertilising

  • General plantation maintenance

  • Hazard reduction burning, wildfire response and surveillance

To apply email resume with job title as subject to

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