WEBINAR: Careers in Forestry
Date: Thursday 23 February
Time: 11:30am – 1:00pm (AEDT)
RFP CPD points: 1.5
A career in Forestry is dynamic, rewarding and varied. This webinar will provide information for students and recent graduates throughout Australia to provide them with insights about what a career in Forestry or Land Management might look like, and how to plan their careers in this exciting sector. Our line-up of speakers will share their experiences and tips on how to get an opportunity in the sector, how to approach a job interview and the skills required to have a successful career.
What does a career in the forestry sector look like?
Reflecting on 20 years’ experience in the forestry sector Adele will share an overview of her career. From working for small service providers, research organisation, to large corporate growers. Roles as varied as measuring trees and pulling fire hoses to GIS, supervising large machines, staff management, interpreting contracts to modelling, and data management. Adele will comment on what attracted her to forestry and what has kept her in the industry. She will conclude with some thoughts on what she wished she had known when she started out.
Forestry, Endless Opportunities
Gavin Livingston, AKD
Gavin will discuss the path he took from his education journey to the career he established in the forestry sector across different states and companies. He’ll reflect on key lessons learnt, his recommendations for others and why you should consider a career in the forestry sector if you are undecided.
Work smart and keep your hands dirty: reflections of a field practitioner who really likes maps
Michael Hansby, The Taungurung Land and Water Council
This presentation will outline Michael’s career in the forestry sector, focusing on lessons learnt from almost 20 years in the field and the insight gained by combining this experience with smart technology, such as remote sensing, imagery interpretation and digital data capture.
Applying for a role: application tips
Chantal Dalli, FCNSW
Being in recruitment for over 10 years, Chantal has developed the skills, knowledge and experience to provide candidates with tips when applying for roles, and what management and recruiters look for in the recruitment process.
This presentation will go through tips when applying for a role at FCNSW to help provide you with knowledge on the recruitment process, along with providing a take away Application Guide. In addition, Chantal will discuss what we are currently doing in recruitment at FCNSW in line with our corporate strategy.
Registration: (Inc. GST)
Forestry Australia Member: $0 | Non-Member: $0
Registrations close: Wednesday 22 February at 10:00am (AEDT)