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Heavy duty log splitter

*New

Log splitter for sale: Deutz 4 cylinder engine. Uses 20 litres of diesel per day to split 40 tonnes of wood. New valve bank hydraulic pump, hoses. R300 000 excl vat. Contact: 083 6263002. Email: wernvil@gmail.com.

3-2-1 California Lounge Suite Special!

*New

Visit our showroom for a wide range of selected household furniture. Our furniture includes 4 Piece Sets, 3 Piece Sets, Corner Lounge Suites, 2 Seater Couches, Chaise, Ottomans and Tub. Contact gray@loungedesigner.co.za.

Chainsaw operator

*New

Sithole Jabulani (24) is a chainsaw operator with four years experience looking for work in the forestry industry. Contact him on nyamagaishi@webmail.co.za.

224A Logger rebuild

*New

We are rebuilding Bell 3 Wheelers (225A loggers) @ R500000 ex vat.
We also do new parts and buying old machines.
www.ymsa.co.za
Contact us 0828058220

Red Ironbark (Eucalyptus sideroxylon)

*New

450 Red ironbark trees standing between 15 to 20 meters high, diameter 500mm to 800mm. Gauteng area. Hardwood timber good for flooring, furniture etc. Call Quinton on 0609439575. Email: quintin198410@gmail.com.

Multirip Twin Blade For Sale

Multirip Twin Blade for sale . R 140,000.00. Contact Fanie at 082 771 2418 for more info.

4 Blade Quadsaw for sale

4 Blade Quadsaw for sale in excellent condition. Price : R160,000.00 . Please contact Fanie at 082 771 2418 for more details.

Urus Highleads for sale

4 Urus 11 Highleads: 2004-2008 models
R300 000 per unit
Contact Gavin: 082 8096669 or gavin@soft.co.za

2 X 2001 125 Bell Loggers 2 X 2003 125 Bell Loggers

In good condition.
For further info contact Leon on
082 782 2104 or pnm1@telkomsa.net

Jobs Offered - Free Listing

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Forestry planning manager job offer

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The Kilombero Valley Teak Company in Tanzania is looking for a Planning Manager.

The PM’s overall objective is to provide the company with detailed maps and manage data on its forestry and conservation activities within KVTC’s landholding. The PM administrates the research and development programs of KVTC’s forestry assets in close collaboration with external advisors and researchers.

The PM will perform regular monitoring and reporting of numerous growth and operational progress indicators through field surveys. The PM will assist the company in resource planning and drawing up long term harvesting and thinning plans

Requirements
• Tertiary Degree in Forestry or related courses
• 3-5 years of experience in a commercial agricultural or forestry company
• An understanding of statistics and proven ability to manage complex data sets
• Experience with FSC Certification systems
• Experience working with GIS Programs and Resource/Forestry Management Software
• Strong personality and good communicator that likes to work in a team but can function with minimum guidance
• This position is based in a remote and rural part of Tanzania and entails extensive field work.

If you meet the requirements of the position above, please submit your application letter, CV and copies of references and certificates to: kvtc@kvtc-tz.com
Only short listed applicants will be invited for interviews.
Deadline for submissions: 22 September 2017

Full details on the position can be found here: http://kvtc-tz.com/careers/

 

 

Farm Supervisor

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Job Details
We are a family owned farm, with an existing green house and new crop expansion to start during 2017. Initially the main focus of the farm will be to produce a successful hydroponic green-house harvest and to prepare for the new crops.

Location: East London area, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.
Salary: Negotiable, based on qualifications & experience.
Bonus scheme available for successful harvesting.
Other: Accommodation provided.

Key responsibilities:
•    Oversee all day to day greenhouse operations: from planting to harvesting, logistics, quality control.
•    Supervise team of employees, ensuring all essential daily tasks are completed and necessary training is implemented.
•    Ensure that equipment, machinery, irrigation and facilities are well maintained.
•    Stock control of consumables and spares, within agreed budget.
•    Land preparation for new crop.
•    Petty Cash, keep records of expenditure as authorised within budget.
•    Packaging and sale of harvest.
•    General administration as required.
•    Weekly report to owners.

Candidate Requirements:
•    Experience in hydroponics (peppers & tomatoes).
•    Previous farm management experience.
•    Tertiary qualification in agriculture/agronomy or related field.
•    Irrigation experience
•    Ability to work independently
•    Planning and implementation of daily routines.
•    Valid drivers licence.
•    Ability to speak Xhosa is an advantage
•    Computer literate.

Please send your CV to mia@baobablda.com. The first interview may take place via Skype.

Forest Value Chain Adviser – Tanzania

Forest Value Chain Adviser wanted for a Sustainable Forest Management and Value Chain Development in Tanzania (Project Tender Opportunity).

NIRAS International Consulting (www.niras.com/dc) is looking for a senior consultant with 10 years’ experience in technical areas relevant to the assignment.

Contact: hmy@niras.fi

Forest Operations Manager – Uganda

Continental Forests is looking for a Forest Operations Manager for their pine and eucalyptus plantations in Uganda. The focus of work will be on harvesting. For more information please visit www.continentalforests.com or send a mail to work@continentalforests.com.

FSC Sub-Regional Coordinator

FSC is offering a job as Sub-Regional Co-ordinator for Southern Africa, to be based in Johannesburg. Enquiries: Chris Burchmore, email: c.burchmore@fsc.org

FSC High Conservation Value Officer

FSC is offering a position for a High Conservation Value Officer, based in the Congo Basin. Enquiries: Chris Burchmore, email: c.burchmore@fsc.org

Jobs Wanted - Free Listing

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Farm/nursery supervisor

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Nomsa Mbata (age 26) is looking for work in farming, land prep, planting and maintenance etc. She is a graduate in agriculture mixed farming with farming experience. Contact: mbatanomsa@gmail.com

Admin and parts controller

*New

Colleen Dickson has worked for Afrequip doing the controlling of stock for Tiger Cat machinery and office admin ordering parts as requested. Contact admin1@icskzn.co.za.

Seeking job in forestry nursery

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Peet Smit is seeking management position in seedling production. 20+ years tree cultivation experience in Africa, N America and Asia. Email p.j.smit.63@gmail.com to receive CV.

Chainsaw operator

*New

Sithole Jabulani (24) is a chainsaw operator with four years experience looking for work in the forestry industry. Contact him on nyamagaishi@webmail.co.za.

Job wanted in forestry

Juan Potgieter of Piet Retief is looking for work in forestry, fire prevention, land prep, planting and maintenance etc. He worked for many years with his father, Cobus Potgieter, in forestry and still has access to Cobus’ workforce. Cell: 072 149 1506; email: juansixti4@gmail.com.

Job wanted in nature conservation / forestry

Trenick Thobela (age 26) is looking for work in forestry or nature conservation. He is a SA citizen, matriculated at Chayaza High School, currently studying for a national diploma in Nature Conservation at UNISA. Cell: 082 352 6905; email: 45641684@mylife.unisa.ac.za

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