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Forest Establishment/Silviculture

Request for Proposals for Silvicultural Services

Company/Location: Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd, Tokoroa

Job Description:
Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd (HFM NZ) is the forest manager for Taumata Plantations Ltd (TPL). HFM NZ is seeking expressions of interest from suitable suppliers to submit proposals for TPL Central Region’s Silvicultural Services.

The TPL Central Region is based in Tokoroa with the forest estate stretching north to Mamaku, west to Putaruru, east to Rotorua and south to Taumarunui

Primary activities will be planting, thinning to waste and spot release. Other activities include regen removal, manual releasing, fire response and fire standby as required.

Interested parties should obtain the full document relating to the work proposals, prior to Friday July 30 through the contact below. Current suppliers will be sent the document directly.

Aaron Calvert
Forestry Manager - Central
Hancock Forest Management (NZ) Ltd.
Braeside Avenue, Tokoroa 3491, New Zealand
PO Box 648, Tokoroa 3444, New Zealand

For more info
Contact: Aaron Calvert

Forestry Harvesting

Harvesting Operations Manager

Company/Location: Professional Harvesting Systems- Rotorua

Job Description:
We are seeking a Harvesting Operations Manager who has a good mix of practical harvesting knowledge and technical expertise, as well as strong inter personal skills to find and liaise with new forestry clients.

This role will allow you to grow and build expertise across Harvest Planning, Harvesting, Roading and Marketing.

The successful candidate will also have a drive to learn new and innovative ways to make our operations a success and help move our company forward into the future.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensuring compliance with Health and safety, Environmental and other legislative requirements
  • Manage and develop Harvesting, Trucking and Roading contractor teams on behalf of our Forest Owner clients.
  • Find and cultivate new woodlot clients with a view to bringing their woodlots to market in a successful and timely manner.
  • Assist with the optimisation and marketing of our clients forests
Our ideal candidate will have:
  • A tertiary degree such as Forestry Science or Forest Engineering or a Diploma in Forestry Management
  • Experience in managing all aspects of harvesting, harvest planning and roading operations
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to present information and respond to questions from clients and contractors.
  • Strong computer skills
  • Knowledge of consenting and compliance processes
  • Strong problem solving ability
  • A good driving record as the role does involve significant time out on the road.
  • A strong team player
The position is based in Rotorua which gives the successful candidate good access to mountain biking, hunting, fishing and skiing.

The role is an exciting one for someone who has the drive to work with a small dynamic team but also relishes having personal challenges.

The role comes with a company vehicle, a competitive remuneration package and an incentive scheme.

For a more detailed Job Description please contact Greg Bell on +64 027-497-6203 or send a CV to

For more info
Contact: Greg Bell
mobile: +64 027-497-6203

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