Environmental Coordinator


Located 5 minutes south of the Rotorua CBD, Red Stag Timber operates Waipa Mill, New Zealand’s largest timber manufacturing site. With leading edge technology the mill is the largest stand-alone operation in NZ, producing structural timber for both the domestic and export markets.

We are currently seeking to recruit an Environmental Coordinator on a permanent basis. This role will assist the Environmental & Quality Manager to achieve a high level of environmental performance and compliance by Red Stag Timber and its employees. This is a hands-on position working dayshift hours between Monday-Friday.  

The scope of work for this position will include:

  • Managing the site’s resource consents as well as HSNO Compliance.
  • Sampling, instrument maintenance, data analysis and reporting.
  • Systems documentation and staff training.
  • Manage the company’s EMS to comply with ISO 14001, including regular site audits
  • Waste minimisation strategies.

Key skills and attributes required include:

  • Competent computer skills particularly Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Previous experience in sample taking; water quality instrumentation, recording and analysing data;     report writing; and environmental science.
  • Analytical & problem solving ability
  • Great communication & interpersonal skills and a ‘can-do’ attitude

Applicants will ideally have a Bachelor of Science degree or related tertiary qualification, with 2-3 years’ work experience in an industrial environment, preferably in a role that involved compliance monitoring.

A pre-employment medical and drug test will be required, along with 3 references from previous employers.   Please note You must hold NZ Residency to apply for these roles.  

Applications close on Thursday, 17th JANUARY 2019

Application forms are available on our website http://www.redstagtimber.co.nz/people/careers/

Contact Melissa Bennett, People & Safety Manager on (07) 349 5874.   

Please email applications with CV & copies of relevant qualifications directly to melissa.b@redstagtimber.co.nz or post to PO Box 1748, Rotorua.