At OneFortyOne, we believe in an inclusive culture that is rich in diverse thinking, ideas and experience.  We understand that our people are the cornerstone to our success and we are passionate about being a great place to work.

We employ a wide range of professions from foresters, environmental planners, engineers, mill technology specialists, and scientists, to human resources, finance and legal experts. We are often looking for talented, passionate people and you will find our available jobs listed below.

If you want to pursue a career working within a sustainable industry, keep an eye on this page.

Research Manager

Location: Mount Gambier, South Australia

We have a unique opportunity for a practical operational focused scientist to lead GT Forests  on forest health issues. 

Based in Mount Gambier, the Research Manager is responsible for forest health research and provides business wide leadership on soil health and resilience, risk to forest health especially crop pests, disease, and disorders, and influences improvement and deployment strategies for crop genetics.

The contribution of the Research Manager will provide continual improvement in forest health and needs to see and advise the team on pragmatic operational improvements in forest management practices that improve return on investment whilst managing risk and decreasing the business’s carbon footprint.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification, preferably Doctoral qualifications, in an area relevant to forest health research with experience in a commercial environment.
  • Ability to analyse complex scientific research and information, formulate innovative solutions and incorporate scientific practices into operational activities.
  • Expert knowledge of plantation genetics and their deployment including species / hybrid selection and the interaction of soil microbes on seedling health and their in-field resilience.
  • Expert knowledge of weed management preferably in a commercial forest setting.
  • Expert knowledge of climate change risk and understating of tools to mitigate climate change risk.
  • Experience working collaboratively with relevant research and operational teams to support field trials and research activity.
  • Creative mindset to develop strategic research programs with clear measurable objectives and implementable outcomes.

Contact Nigel Crawley in confidence –
Rimfire Resources 1300 380 701,

Improvement Forester

Location: Mount Gambier, South Australia

We are looking for an Improvement Forester to join our Estate Team in Mt Gambier, SA.

We are seeking an experienced professional to deliver productivity improvements through chemical competition control and plant nutrition across our 80,000 hectare estate.  You will be coordinating employees and managing contractors to plan and execute a complex program to the highest safety, environment, and efficiency standards.

As a key member of a high-performing team operating in a competitive commercial environment the successful person will be working closely and collaboratively with other technical specialists and provide business leadership in the science and management of plant productivity and competition control.

The role includes:

  • Planning and implementing a significant fertiliser and competition control program in line with industry standards.
  • Analysing, interpreting, summarising, and communicating trial data.
  • Providing technical input and direction within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Providing product use training and technical support across our forest estate.
  • Sustaining technical expertise and having a high-level understanding of the range of available technology and products.
  • Identifying, providing advice, and solving crop health issues relating to weeds, and nutrient deficiencies/toxicities of tree crops.
  • Budget management, cost control and reporting.
  • Thinking creatively with the energy to seek continuous improvement and progress innovative solutions.

Applicants should have a tertiary qualification in agronomy or similar, be physically fit, enjoy working outdoors in all conditions and must have a current driver’s licence and be eligible to work in Australia.

Contact Nigel Crawley in confidence –
Rimfire Resources 1300 380 701,

Team members – Kaituna Sawmill

Location: Marlborough, New Zealand

We have a range of opportunities available:

  • Entry level roles
  • Engineer/Maintenance Technician
  • Machine centre operators – Headrig, Edger, Resaw, Horizontal, Stacker
  • Graders

The Kaituna Sawmill is located 20km west of Blenheim. As a modern, efficient sawmill with modern equipment including boiler, continuous kiln and saw centres. Kaituna Sawmill plays an important role in the local processing of timber.

Wood sales are strong, and demand for our products is high, creating an opportunity for us to seek new qualified team members.

Some roles are five days a week, others are on a four day shift pattern. You do not need to have previous sawmill experience as we will provide full training.

This is your opportunity to join the Kaituna team.

We will provide:

  • Competitive hourly rate plus a bonus system
  • Onsite training and learning opportunities
  • A strong safety and wellbeing culture
  • A drug and alcohol-free workplace
  • Contribution towards relocation costs
  • Hours of work of 40-50 hours per week

To be suitable for this role, you will need to:

  • Be able to work as a team and individually
  • Be committed to health, safety and quality
  • Have experience in the sawmill industry
  • Take pride in producing a quality product
  • Be physically fit

To apply, email: or call: 03 572 8921

Estate Manager

Location: Mount Gambier, South Australia

We have a unique opportunity for an innovative industry leader who will guide and develop a team to excel in operational silviculture, fire management, forest health, and nursery best practice.

At OneFortyOne our employees can work flexibly, create pathways and have a genuine sense of belonging and purpose.

Based in Mount Gambier, the Estate Manager oversees 80,000 hectares of high quality Radiata Pine
plantation in the well-connected Green Triangle Region. As a senior member of an innovative and
progressive leadership team, you will report directly into, and work closely with the General Manager.

As such, you will play a key role in developing and leading people and will deliver on enterprise-wide strategies with reach beyond our own estate. This critical role will call on all your skills and experience to:

  • Inspire a high performing team environment – motivating people collaboratively to achieve agreed outcomes;
  • Collaborate to enhance the effective functioning of the Region and the Estate team;
  • Develop high quality business plans, strategies and budgets for consideration of Senior Management that ensures their alignment with short and long term business objectives;
  • Identify and execute on growth opportunities in line with the goals of the GT Forests;
  • Deliver and implement a strategic Estate plan;
  • Evaluate the work of Line Managers within the Estate Team and provide ongoing feedback and development;
  • Ensure the Estate portfolio maintains governance and social responsibility wherever it does business;
  • Identify and manage operational and corporate risk and, where those risks could have a material impact in the organisation develop strategies for managing and mitigating those risks;
  • Steer continuous improvement and ensure bio security obligations are met;
  • Be a wellbeing champion on our Home Safe and Well journey;
  • Support and guide significant capital projects to ensure they are delivered safely, on time and within budget.

Appropriate qualifications or experience are sought for this role. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Contact Susie Rogers in confidence, Rusher Rogers Recruiters, 0414 350 762

Forest Research and Technology Manager 

Location: Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand
Applications close: 9th June 2021

The Operations Manager will be the driving force behind the strategy and leadership of the forest planning, harvesting, environmental and Health and Safety operation at OneFortyOne NZ.

The role is a member of the OneFortyOne NZ Lead Team and a direct report to the EGM NZ.

This new position of Research and Technology Manager is responsible for increasing long-term shareholder value by delivering on OFO’s strategy to improve tree crop quality and productivity in the OFO NZ estate.

Successful strategic outcomes will be the leadership of tree crop research and initiatives that add to long term shareholder value along with leading change to new and emerging technologies for forest management and assessment of plantation performance.

The successful person will be accountable for estate research investments and for leading Forest research and trials in the OFO NZ estate. General responsibilities include continual improvement in the areas of tree breeding/genetics, silviculture strategies, forest health and nutrition, biosecurity and alternative species options. Monitoring the performance of the existing tree crop is crucial to this role as well as being able to communicate results and outcomes to the business.

The Research and Technology Manager will connect OFO to industry hubs and research groups to evaluate and identify business improvement opportunities. This role needs to position OFO NZ for long term success and be on the lookout to leverage existing or emerging research and technology in the service of shareholder value and business improvement.

You will have:

  • Energy to try new and emerging technology with the ability to communicate opportunities and risks to the business
  • Ability and attitude to establish networks with industry peers and research groups
  • Relevant science, forestry, geography, statistics tertiary degree or equivalent experience and knowledge
  • Knowledge of forest establishment, silvicultural practices, health, nutrition and assessment
  • Analytical skills and experience with using commonly used statistical and industry software (YTGen, Forecaster, R)

To apply or for further information contact Petrina Francis

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