VicForests employs over 100 staff across nine regional sites throughout the Central Highlands and East Gippsland regions of Victoria, with a corporate support office in Melbourne.
We have a variety of exciting career opportunities available - Our foresters specialise in tactical and operational planning, roading, harvesting and contract management, silviculture and native forest regeneration.
Other career paths include customer management, resource and business analysis, safety and risk, operational audit, forest science and product delivery.
We also employ staff in non-forestry roles, including policy and compliance, legal, information technology, human resources, communications, finance, administration and customer service. A significant proportion of our staff and contractors are also involved with fire-fighting efforts each year.
We care about our employees and are focused on investing in our staff through training, development and the provision of career opportunities.
Applying for Employment
We encourage applicants to send a resume outlining contact details, qualifications, training and work experience; and one to two pages that describe how the applicant's experience addresses the selection criteria outlined in the advertised position description.
Forest Estate Modeller
Varied and interesting role
Melbourne CBD Location
Are you interested in playing a key role in the sustainable management of Victoria’s native forests?
VicForests is a Victorian State-owned business responsible for the sustainable harvest, regeneration and commercial sale of timber from Victoria's public forests on behalf of the Victorian Government.
We undertake all our operations in a safe, efficient and sustainable manner, keeping our staff, the community and the environment in mind in all we do. We are an active member of the communities in which we operate and we are committed to giving stakeholders the opportunity to have input into our forestry practices.
We are seeking an experienced Forest Esate Modeller with expertisse in Remsoft's Spatial Planning System to drive development of our resource modelling functions. This is a significant and demanding role which operates in a challenging environment both internally and externally.
As the successful applicant you will be expected to:
Maintain VicForests’ strategic wood supply model and modelling capacity to provide timely analysis and effective business decision-making
Lead the on-going development of VicForests’ Integrated Planning System
Lead the development of VicForests’ Tactical Scheduling system
Contribute to organisational responses to issues related to resource availability
To succeed you will need to be practised in Remsoft’s Spatial Planning System and in particular, Woodstock, Spatial Optimiser and Tactical Scheduler.
Sound GIS (ESRI/ArcGIS) and report writing skills would also be an advantage.
What you will get in return:
Structured training and development plan
Supportive and friendly team environment
Wellbeing program including flu vacs, discounts on health insurance and health clubs