Skills Instructor Forestry

Posted 12 May 2024
Salary$78564 per annum
Job type Full time

Job description

If you love the great outdoors and have the passion and practical experience with Machinery and Forestry Plant Operations this opportunity could be for you!

-Join a large training provider committed to excellence
-Relocation incentives available for interstate applicants or those relocating from metro areas
-Study, complete and become a qualified Trainer & Assessor during work hours

About the Opportunity:  

Our client is seeking an experienced Skills instructor in the Forestry industry to join their team. As an industry expert with experience in machine and forest plant operation, you’ll play a crucial role in delivering programs and assessment on Excavator, Feller Buncher, Dozer, Mechanical Processor, Log Truck, Loaders, Skidder, Forwarder and chainsaw and tree falling.

The organization’s values—integrity, excellence, collaboration, and responsibility—shape their identity, and they are committed to providing quality education and safety training.

The Position:

As a Skills instructor Forestry, you will deliver theory work in a classroom environment and practical out in the field. There will be administration work including assessments and date entry that is mandatory for the role. You will predominately be delivering training to organisations requiring their employees to receive the licence for current job purposes. This role is based in Kalimna with some travel and involves the following responsibilities:

- Present face to face training sessions in a classroom environment
- Share specialist knowledge and experience with students
- Demonstrate practical skills in simulated workplace environments
- Engage students to facilitate optimal learning outcomes
- Accurately observe, document and assess students work

About You: 

The ideal candidate for this role will possess the following qualities:

- Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills
- Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel)
- Exceptional time management and adaptability
- Willingness to learn and develop professionally 
- Certificate IV Training and Assessment TAE40122 or equivalent (if not held on commencement, qualification must be completed within agreed time frame. Sponsorship will be provided)
- Recent extensive industrial experience in the areas of Forest Plant Operations particularly in Mechanical Harvesting and Process Machinery.
- Ideally hold Plant accreditation's: Harvester, Processor, Excavator, Skidder, Dozer.
- Knowledge and skills in Hazard Tree identification, Operating 4x4 on unsealed roads, Basic to advance Felling and Trim and Cut Felled Tree (FWPCOT2273)

Mandatory Requirements:

-Current Victorian Working with Children Clearance (or can obtain)
-Current Police Check (not older than 12 months old)
-Current Driver’s License (some travel between campuses is a requirement of the role)

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a supportive team, receive comprehensive training, and grow both personally and professionally, then we encourage you to apply for this position. Take the next step in your career with us!

APPLY NOW or for any enquiries, please contact DFP Recruitment Gippsland on 03 5176 3140 Your confidentiality is assured.

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