Silviculture Forester – Lake Cowichan

September 11, 2019
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Located at Lake Cowichan near Duncan, BC, the Silviculture Forester will make an important contribution to the southern Vancouver Island operations of Teal-Jones, the largest privately held forest products company on Canada’s west coast.  This operation encourages innovation and career growth in a fast paced environment.  The Silviculture Forester is a key member of HBO – Engineering / Forestry Department and is responsible for implementing and supervising the Silviculture program on TFL46.  Major responsibilities include:

  • Work with other professionals in an integrated management approach to balance the different demands within TFL46.
  • Implementation of the Forest Stewardship Plan.
  • Prepare Forestry Budgets and Silviculture Accruals.
  • Prepare and review Site Plans, Logging Plans and other projects required to meet the Company’s production objectives.
  • Organize Planting, Sowing, Brushing and Silviculture Survey programs.
  • Manage planting crews and seedling allocations while monitoring the health and growth of re-planted stands.

Experience, Training, Certification and Education (demonstrating requirements):

  • Currently registered 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 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.
  • Experience working within an integrated forest company environment.

This is a significant professional opportunity…fabulous location providing the very best of west coast lifestyle with a quality employer.  Relevant websites:;;

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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