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Are you ready to branch out and grow?

A happy HQP employeeTo build success and sustainable growth as one of the largest plantation forest growers in Australia, we focus on bringing together the right people to make an impact and deliver exceptional results. We are committed to developing our people professionally through skill development, competitive remuneration and benefits, career pathways, and fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace.

The plantation forest industry provides a broad range of career prospects. When you work with us, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our ongoing management of sustainable plantations and work alongside some of the industry’s best talent. You’ll also gain the flexibility and scope to stretch yourself, to innovate, to build new skills and to advance your career. 

We directly employ a wide range of professionals in all aspects of our forest management operations along with dedicated forest resource management, technology, research, finance, human resources, safety and legal specialists. Select any of the workgroups below to find out more about career pathways available at HQP and positions for which we are currently recruiting.

In-field forest operations such as harvesting, planting or road maintenance are undertaken by our contractor partners. If you are looking for casual or full-time field work, please enquire directly with the providers of these services throughout regional Queensland.

The thing that makes me most proud about working for HQPlantations is our people, who have a real passion for what they do. Our people are very loyal, committed and genuinely invested in what we do here, which is growing timber for future generations.

Jeremy Callachor, CEO

What we offer

We offer opportunities for professional development, competitive remuneration and benefits, and rewarding career pathways.

Additionally, our HQP team has access to: 

  • leadership development programs 
  • training and development, including study assistance 
  • novated leasing 
  • generous leave entitlements 
  • access to the Employee Assistance Program
  • flexible work arrangements 
  • annual health check-up programs 
  • a safe and inclusive workplace. 

Workgroups and career pathways

We offer a diverse range of opportunities to suit virtually anyone interested in a career in the plantation forest industry. Select any of these workgroups to find which career pathway is right for you.