Sustainability, Forestry & Agriculture Careers

Sustainability, Forestry and Agriculture Careers banner image Dairy farmers and farm managers are key players in New Zealand’s number one export product. Biotechnologists are involved in fermentation, bio-manufacturing, food manufacture and biosecurity. Production managers organise and control the production of goods in a factory, ensuring products are made to the right specifications, ready on time and within budget.

Health and safety advisers monitor workplace health and safety hazards, train employees on health and safety procedures, and investigate accidents.

Agriculture

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If you enjoy working with your hands, in a variety of settings undertaking various activities, where no two days are the same, you may be suited for a landbased career.
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Environmental Studies

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If you care about our environment and are interested in ways to protect it, environmental studies is for you. Gain an understanding of the key issues relating to sustainability, environmental management and more.
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Forest Management

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New Zealand’s plantation forests are expected to grow in value over the next 15 years. Forest managers manage entire forests and provide logistical support and quality control.
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Forestry Operations

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Forestry operations workers convert trees into logs, preparing the primary product for the next stage of sawmilling.
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Horticulture

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If you enjoy working with your hands, in a variety of settings undertaking various activities, where no two days are the same, you may be suited for a landbased career.
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Occupational Health And Safety

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Ensuring safety standards are maintained in the workplace is a vital skill. Employees who follow safety procedures remain well and productive on the job, and suffer fewer work-related accidents and injuries.
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Wood Manufacturing

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Solid wood processing is the re-manufacturing of a renewable timber resource into value added products for local and international markets.
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