6x Forestry & Environmental Landscaping

Job Description

Native Solutions Ltd primary business is New Zealand Native re-vegetation, riparian, waste water treatment, landscape and forestry planting.

The Environmental Restoration Landscaper is responsible for the installation of Native and Forestry trees. This is a physically demanding role requiring a high level of fitness and there is the requirement to be confident when working on steep ground or at height.

Primary Tasks:
* Pinus Radiata Forest Planting
* Identify different plant species
* Correctly choose the appropriate species for the terrain and conditions.
* Planting plants with the correct cultivation techniques for the species being handled.
* You will be planting in all types of soils, terrain and weather.
* Staking of individual plants may be involved.
* Release spraying or weed eradication by use of chemical and manual removal.
* Seeding of seedlings for the following planting season

* May involve animal pest control
* May include Chainsaw use

Preferred Skills and Attributes:
* Minimum 1 year Silviculture experiance
* Forestry qualifications are preferable. (NZQA Level 2 or higher)
* Understanding of Native plant habitats
* Ability to identify NZ native and Forestry tree species
* Be honest, respectful, team player and hardworking
* Physically fit
* Head for heights.
* Career orientated and willing to learn.
* Able to be away from home for periods of 3 weeks when applicable.
* Experience with Chainsaws
* Full clean drivers licence


If this sounds like you please send us your CV and request an application form.

Position applications close: 22nd February 2019

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

Job type:

Full Time

Location:

Waimakariri

Listed:

05-02-2019

Closes:

08-03-2019

Reference:

77403