JOB VACANCIES

 

CREW SUPERVISOR

The Position:

A work crew Supervisor is required by K&S Contracting QLD for 38+ hours per week to supervise a work crew undertaking tree planting, pruning, weed control and fire services.

Experience in supervising work crews will be required but silviculture/forestry industry experience is not essential as all training can be provided for the right applicant.

The position will be based from Kingaroy with travel to work areas in North Queensland and Gympie regions as required.

The Duties:

Duties will include:

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

  • Maintenance of equipment used

  • Daily reporting and quality assessments

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

  • Hazard reduction burning, wildfire response and surveillance

 

The Requirements:

The successful applicant must have:

  • Experience in the supervision of work crews.

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

  • The ability to work away

  • 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

  • Minimum “C” class driver licence

 

Desired requirements but not essential:

  • Experience in any of the following industries – Silviculture / Forestry, Farming, Horticulture, Vegetation Management, Outdoor work,

  • Fire crew member / crew leader

  • MR Licence

  • ACDC Licence

  • Current chainsaw ticket

  • First Aid

 

The Pay:

Payment will be in accordance with the Silviculture 2020 award

The Application:

Applications with current resume should be submitted to jobs@kscontractingqld.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weed Control Operator

 

The Position:

A Weed Control Operator is required by K&S Contracting QLD the position is 38+ hours a week and will involve assisting our weed officers to undertake weed control on roadsides, reserves, private land and seasonal fire duties.

The opportunity will be Gympie based servicing the Gympie & South Burnett Regions.

The Duties:

Duties will include:

All aspects of weed control work 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

  • 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 Pay:

Payment will be in accordance with the Pest Control Industry 2020 award

The Application:

Applications with current resume should be emailed to jobs@kscontractingqld.com.au

Applications close 31st July 2020

                                         

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