MTO harvesting forester required

July 15, 2016

MTO Forestry requires the services of a qualified Harvesting Forester at their Knysna Plantations located in the Knysna Region.

Minimum Job Requirements:  
- Degree or Diploma in Forestry (National Diploma or BSc Degree)
- 3 Years’ relevant experience as a forester is seen as a minimum requirement for this job.

Additional Requirements (Advantageous)

  •  Specialized firefighting knowledge.
  • GIS (Geographical Information Services).
  • Sound knowledge of all relevant legislation with specific emphasis on the Forests Act and the
    Veldt and Forest Fire Act.
  • Knowledge of the OSHACT, accident investigation, Labour Relations Act, Mentoring and
    coaching of staff etc.
  • Knowledge of Environmental related issues, such as FSC chain of custody.
  • Financial and software specific knowledge i.e. budgetary control, Micro Forest and related
    software training.
  • Able to manage risks and occupational health and safety.
  • C1 drivers licence.
  • People Management Experience
  • Ability to manage change and improve on current systems
  • Impeccable discipline and attendance record
  • Computer literate

Housing : Housing available
Closing date : 22 July 2016

Please complete and submit application to HR Department or fax or email for attention of J Watermeyer.
Fax: 042 280 3953

For further info contact

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