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Harvesting Forester

Harvesting Forester

Full time

Location: GT Forests Office, Mt Gambier, SA, AUS

Applications close: 2 October 2023

OneFortyOne is a trans-Tasman business that owns and manages softwood plantation forests and operates sawmills in Australia and New Zealand. We manage over 140,000 ha of plantation and conservation areas and operate two sawmills in the Green Triangle region of Australia and Nelson/Marlborough region of New Zealand.

We are seeking a proactive and people oriented Harvesting Forester to join our Green Triangle Forests team, reporting to the Harvesting and Roading Manager.

The Role
The Harvesting forester is responsible for the control, supervision, and co-ordination of harvesting activities to meet customer requirements and business outcomes. You will also:

  • coordinate and monitor operations against harvest plans, focusing on quality, safety and contractor management.
  • liaise with internal and external stakeholders to manage expectations, contractor performance and implement effective quality control.
  • be a health and safety champion, communicating, supporting, coordinating, and coaching contractors in risk management and all safety aspects.
  • review and analyse data to maximise fibre recovery and support continuous improvement.


  • hold a relevant tertiary qualification and/or have equivalent industry experience.
  • have knowledge of commercial forestry practices including harvesting, contract management and safety standards.
  • have a proven history of being able to work collaboratively to build strong relationships and communicate with internal and external stakeholders.
  • have high level of confidence using technology to draw solutions from data.
  • have a current driver’s licence.

You must also be willing and able to participate in fire readiness and response activities, including undertaking regular health assessments as required.

To apply:
To apply, email your resume and a cover letter indicating that you’re applying for the Harvesting Forester position to

To find out more about this role, contact Jocelyn Patzel, HR Graduate on 0498 559 074.

OneFortyOne acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their deep connections to land, water, and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all First Nations people today.

In Aotearoa New Zealand, Māori communities have a strong spiritual connection between people and the land – the wellbeing of one sustains the wellbeing of the other. We strive to build meaningful relationships with iwi as tangata whenua (people of the land/region), to be responsible intergenerational kaitiaki (stewards/guardians) of the land where our forests grow.