Divisional Forester

Published
May 15, 2020
Location
Canada
Category
Job Type
Reference #
20-103

Description

Centered in the beautiful Fraser Valley, one of Canada’s most desired residential areas, comprising communities such as Abbotsford, Langley, and Maple Ridge.  The Divisional Forester will provide a senior leadership role with this growth oriented company with multiple operations in Canada and the United States.

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);
  • Familiarity with the Legislation and Regulations governing forest practices in BC;
  • Background in forest planning, engineering and silviculture operations in the Coastal region of British Columbia;
  • Competent with basic computer applications. Working knowledge of RESULTS, PHOENIX, SPAR, and ESF a significant asset;
  • 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.

THE COMPANY OFFERS:

  • The remuneration package is at a level reflecting the importance of this position
  • 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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