Jobs in Northland Forestry

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Jobs in Northland Forestry are on the rise. Making a move to Northland wise!

Do you gaze longingly at images of Northland’s beaches and imagine you and your family living there? There has never been a better time to move to Northland. The lifestyle is fantastic, the weather is amazing and job opportunities are on the rise.  Recent, exciting developments in the heart of Whangarei have created a vibrancy in the area which are attracting more and more people every year. Lets talk about jobs in Northland forestry

Job Opportunities in Northland

If you fancy a move up north, but are worried about job opportunities, then sit back and relax. goodGround are starting a series on employment opportunities in Northland, highlighting booming industries in a number of sectors. In the first of this series, we’re looking at the forestry industry. So, if you’re thinking about branching out into a Northland lifestyle, read on!

The forestry and logging sectors are on the rise, with Northland seeing a growth of 3.7%. Compared to just 0.3% growth in these sectors across the rest of New Zealand, Northland is a great choice for a change in lifestyle.

There are a number of forestry companies operating in Northland, many of which have offices right throughout New Zealand. A quick scan through their websites tells you just how much experience they have in the industry. They all have efficient processes in place and operate under high safety standards.

Northland Forestry Companies

Here’s a brief run-down of a selection of forestry companies operating in Northland…

Northland Forest Managers

This independent company is one of the largest forestry companies in Northland, managing around 19,000 hectares of plantation forest. They offer a compete forest management service, and have offices in Kerikeri and Dargaville.

Northern Forest Products

This is nationwide company with over 15 years’ experience in the forestry industry. They pride themselves on efficiency and safety and have an office in Kamo.

NZ Forestry

With offices throughout the North Island, this forestry company has a dedicated and professional team, offering a range of forestry services. They have an office in Whangarei.

It’s not just about cutting down trees!

Don’t fancy swinging a chainsaw around? A number of industries feed from the forestry industry, offering a range of varied jobs in Northland. If you have a heavy vehicle licence, for example, then you might like to look into driving for a logging company. There are also job opportunities at Northport, on heavy machinery transporting logs. Health and Safety is another employment area closely related to forestry. There’s so much on offer. Check out the job listings on Seek or Trademe Jobs, there are always forestry jobs in Northland.

For those of you with teenagers looking to work in the forestry industry, then you should consider Northtec’s courses. They offer a range of forestry courses to help your languishing teen get off the couch and into a vital primary industry.

Call the goodGround team today to find out more about making your Northland dream a reality!

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