Forestry

The Forestry workforce for Tairāwhiti currently sits at 1,108.

Workers are estimated as being distributed across the following areas:

  • Truck Driver (General)
  • Forestry Worker
  • Logging Assistant
  • Production Manager (Forestry)
  • Logging Plant Operator.

The Forestry workforce [6] for Tairāwhiti is predicted to be 1,174 by the year 2028.

It is estimated that this sector will have 411 job openings through to 2028. This estimates the number of people required to fill new job openings (65) and replace workers (346) who move to another sector or retire.  

In order to fill these job openings, the following predictions indicate the qualification requirements in Forestry:

  • Certificate (Level 1 to 3): 341
  • Certificate (Level 4): 20
  • Certificate (Level 5 to 6): 6
  • Degree (Level 7+): 45

Footnotes

[6] Forestry includes:

  • Production Manager (Forestry)
  • Forest Scientist
  • Logging Plant Operator
  • Truck Driver (General)
  • Forestry Worker
  • Logging Assistant
  • Tree Faller
  • Farm
  • Forestry
  • Garden Workers.
Last updated: 20 June 2023