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JOB VACANCIES

Skilled Forestry Worker

 

Location: Kingaroy working within the South Burnett

Award: Silviculture 2010 Grade 3

 

Summary:

K&S Contracting offers all silviculture services such as planting, pruning, weed control and fire protection services.

We require a skilled forestry worker to assist the supervisor where required along with working in a core work crew.

The successful applicant must –

  • Have experience in silviculture mainly planting and pruning

  • Be physically fit and pass firefighter fitness and medical testing

  • Be able to work away as required

  • Be available to work weekends for fire protection purposes.

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

  • Follow the company’s smoke free workplace policy

  • Implement company’s safety, quality and environmental practices to Australian and International standards

Duties Include:

  • Tree planting with mattocks or spades

  • Tree pruning with pole saws

  • Weed spraying

  • Maintenance of equipment used

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

  • Hazard reduction burning, wildfire response and surveillance

  • Any additional labouring tasks as required

 

Skills and Experience

Qualifications:

  • Minimum C class drivers licence

  • Chainsaw

  • Fire crew member

Experience:

  • Working outdoors in hot and humid, steep and rough terrain and thick vegetation

  • Tree planting and pruning

 

Skills:

  • Good teamwork and communication

  • Self-motivated

 

 

Applications are to submitted via email to jobs@kscontractingqld.com.au

Please include CV and contact details

 

Applications open: 26/08/19 Applications Close: 23/09/19

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Weed Sprayer

 

Location: Gympie

Award: Pest Control Industry 2010. Casual 38+ hours

 

Summary:

K&S Contracting is based from Kingaroy and offers weed control services to state and local government along with private land holders.

As we continue to expand our services in the region we require a casual weed sprayer to join our local Gympie based teams working in Gympie and the surrounding areas.

 

The Successful applicant must –

  • Have experience working in rural and remote areas

  • Be able to work away as required

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

  • Follow the company’s smoke free workplace policy

  • Implement company’s safety, quality and environmental practices to Australian and International standards


Main Duties:

  • Weed control using various techniques such as high volume spraying with Quikspray units, Low volume spraying such as basal bark and cut stump with knapsacks, Splatter guns, and cut and dip methods.

  • Handling of chemicals

  • Maintaining a clean and safe workspace

  • Maintenance of equipment used

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

  • Any additional laboring tasks as required

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

Qualifications:  

Required-​

  • Ability to complete inductions and on the job training

  • White Card

  • C Class Drivers Licence

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  • Desirable-

  • ACDC Licence

  • Chainsaw

  • Traffic Management Implementation (formerly referred to as Level 2 Traffic Management)

  • MR Licence

 

Experience:

 

  • Working outdoors in uneven and rough terrain

  • Identification of native tree and grass species

  • Identification of environmental, restricted and prohibited weed species

  • Knowledge of the Biosecurity Act 2014

 

Skills:

 

  • Ability to follow directions

  • Self-motivated

  • Team orientated

 

Applications are to submitted via email to jobs@kscontractingqld.com.au

 

Please include CV and contact details

 

Applications open: 26/08/19 Applications Close: 23/09/19