Divisional Forester

Published: May 15, 2018
Location
Canada
Job Type
Category
Reference #
18-108

Description

Centered in the beautiful Fraser Valley, one of Canada’s most desired residential areas, comprising communities such as Abbotsford, Langley, Maple Ridge and Surrey, the Divisional Forester will make an important contribution to the largest privately held forest products company on Canada’s west coast.  This is a dynamic operation that encourages innovation and career growth in a fast paced environment.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

  • Implementation and administration of the Forest Stewardship Plan for the Division’s Forest Licence and Timber Licence
  • Organizing all silviculture activities in the Fraser Valley Division
  • Co-ordinate silviculture activities in the Company’s Coastal Operations
  • Prepare Forestry Budgets and Silviculture Accruals
  • Provide Liaison with First Nations, Government Agencies, and Special Interest Groups
  • Assist in the preparation and review of Cutting Permit applications, Site Plans, and Logging Plans and other projects required to meet the Company’s production objectives
  • Organize Planting, Sowing, Brushing, Silviculture Surveys, Road Deactivation and Waste and Residue programs at the Fraser Valley Division
  • Co-ordinate the Company’s Corporate Management System and Safety Management System for Forestry Activities in the Fraser Valley Division

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Currently registered or qualified for registration with the Association of BC Forest Professionals as a Professional Forester (RPF) or Forest Technologist (RFT)
  • Familiarity with the Legislation and Regulations governing forest practices in BC
  • Background in forestry planning, coastal engineering and silviculture operations
  • Competent with basic computer applications with a working knowledge of RESULTS, PHOENIX, SPAR, and ESF
  • Working knowledge of Commercial Contract preparation and implementation
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be self-directed, and motivated, with the ability to organize and direct projects and personnel
  • Have a class 5 driver’s license

THE COMPANY OFFERS:

  • A competitive wage and benefits program
  • A commitment to safety standards
  • A collaborative and respectful work environment

Interested candidates should apply online via button below or for further information, contact Ron Hogg at (604) 669-5635.

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