Forestry Workers, Immediate Start


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Forest Workers


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Agriculture, fishing & forestry

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Gisborne, Gisborne 



Employment Type:

Full time

Job Description:

Rodco Forestry is a top employer based in Gisborne.
We currently have a workforce of 66 employees carrying out a range of services throughout the East Coast,  Hawkes Bay and Waiarapapa regions.

Due to a growing work program we seek additional workers. After a trial period permanent positions will be offered to those displaying the necessary charactistics and a desire to pursue a career in forestry.

Some accommodation available.

This position is only suitable to those who are/have - 
  • some forestry experience or basic training
  • a love of the outdoors
  • A reasonably high level of fitness
  • The mental and physical strength to withstand working hard in a testing environment.
  • The desire to earn good money. (Payment is performance based)
  • Honest and reliable
  • Able to travel (Accommodation provided)
  • Work as a team member
  • Drug free (pre employment drug testing a requirement)

Rodco will provide - 
  • Ongoing support and training.
  • Good money, the harder you work the more you earn.
  • Weekly pay
  • All work gear.
  • Assistance with accommodation.
  • A safe working environment.
  • The opportunity to work in different parts of the Country.

Workers also required for our Hawkes Bay crew.

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

Job Requirements:

Principal Responsibilities –
 To actively participate in maintaining a safe working environment. - Ensure that work is carried out in accordance with industry best practice and Health and Safety requirements are adhered too.
  • To ensure company procedures, workplace rules and job prescription specifications are understood and adhered to.
  • To work in a safe, productive and conscientious manner.
To work as a team member and as such to retain good communication with other team members, particularly the ones on either side of you. Your work should enhance the overall productivity and moral of the team.​

Specific Duties –
 Work method All work to be carried out using ‘best practice guidelines’ keeping in mind your safety and that of others stated in the job prescription.
  • H&S Manual To become conversant with Rodco’s H&S Manual
  • Meetings To be actively involved in all H&S meetings.
  • Hazard Ensure that you understand the hazards and their controls associated with your worksite, as they are listed on the Hazard register. You should Each Hazard register is to be signed to acknowledge your understanding. As you are working note hazards around you, particularly those with the potential to cause significant harm. Make those around you aware of the hazard. Report it to your supervisor so it can be added to the hazard register.
  • Equipment Ensure that all equipment (including PPE) being used is undamaged and well maintained.

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Company Info
Rodco Forestry Ltd
Gisborne, Gisborne, New Zealand

Phone: (027) 271 3012
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