Position Available

Senior Supervisor – Timber Processing

We currently have a full time position available as a Senior Supervisor at Oakdale Timber.

This role is responsible for manufacturing of quality products to meet consumer demand, utilising a team of supported employees according to work schedules, orders and instructions whilst adhering to work health and safety requirements and meeting daily production targets.

We are looking for a motivated individual who is experienced in the manufacturing industry and who is passionate about training and mentoring supported employees to enable them to achieve open employment opportunities.

About us

Oakdale Timber has been a trusted manufacturer of quality timber products since 1964 and specialise in bringing out the natural beauty of Tasmanian timbers. We work in a state of the art new facility and pride ourselves on providing genuine, personal service.

More than a job

As a not for profit organisation, we offer rewarding career opportunities where you can see the positive impact of your work on a daily basis. We are Tasmania’s original social enterprise, find out about our history here.

Qualifications and Experience:

To be successful for an interview you will have:

  • a trade certificate and relevant industry experience,
  • experience managing a team,
  • a certificate III in Disability or similar,
  • a current forklift Licence,
  • an up to date National Police certification (within the last 6 months),

It would be desirable for the candidate to also have:

  • a current Working with Vulnerable People Registration,
  • experience with timber grading and wood machine operating
  • experience in overseeing and managing the manufacture of quality products to meet customer demand,
  • general computer literacy skills in word processing, spreadsheets and database software.

We offer:

  • Competitive pay rates with salary packaging benefits
  • Professional development and training
  • Career pathways
  • A supportive and dynamic workplace.

We are an Employer of Choice and have been recognised for being ‘a great place to work’.

To apply

Oakdale Enterprises is part of Oak Possability, a for-purpose organisation that provides a wide range of disability services, child and youth services, training and supported employment through several social enterprises in Tasmania and Victoria. We are a values-based organisation and all our employees are expected to adhere to, support and promote our values at all times.

Before you consider submitting an application take a moment to review our recruitment process and read the Position Description.

Applications must be submitted via our website by COB 3 July 2019.

For more information contact our People and Culture team on 6234 1522.



(you will be redirected to our application form on the Possabiltiy website)


The Power of Good

When you work at Oakdale, you’re getting more than just a job. You are becoming part of a community. But it is not about what you get, it is about what you give. When you work at Oakdale, you are also giving your time and skills to a place that provides workers with a disability opportunity, training and a pathway to independence.