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Employment Opportunity : 3 x Junior Forester

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 York Timbers
POSITION: 3 x Junior Forester
SITE: Various districts
CLOSING DATE: 2 May 2017

York Timbers promotes the principles of employment equity.


The successful candidate will report to the Forester and will be responsible for assisting with the efficient and profitable running of the forestry operations.

  • Assist with the managing of forestry operations (includes silviculture and harvesting operations)
  • Assist with the management of contractors
  • Safety and environmental management
  • Fire management and risk reduction using the Fire Risk Management system
  • Assist with monthly planning and reporting
  • Ensure compliance with FSC standards and requirements
  • Assist with the management and control of company assets (forestry equipment)


  • Grade 12
  • National Diploma/B-Tech / BSc Forestry

Work Experience:
  • Forestry internship/practical experience

  • Honest, reliable and energetic individual
  • Innovative and adaptable
  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to function in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Able to function independently and be accountable
  • Ability to plan, lead, organise and control subordinates/contractors
  • Required to reside on the plantation and will be required to perform fire standby duties

If you meet the minimum requirements and are interested in applying for this vacancy, please forward your CV to:

Recruiting HR Name: Anina Coetzee

E-mail: recruitment@york.co.za
                 Telephone No: 013 764 9200
                 Fax No: 013 764 1027

Please mark your application clearly as Junior Forester

Should you not hear from us within 14 days of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful
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