Silviculture Assistant

Location: Kootenay Area

General

Reporting directly to the Silviculture Coordinator, the successful applicant will be a motivated self-starting individual who excels in a team environment.  This is a seasonal (10 month) position and the successful candidate will be a member of the Forest Management Group.

Major Duties:

  • Management of post harvest site assessments, site preparation, seed collection; reforestation, silviculture surveys; brushing and weeding and applicable reporting requirements
  • Contribute to the maintenance of a strong safety culture in the company and contractor operations.
  • Fulfill environmental responsibilities as outlined in the company’s Forest Management System. 
  • Provide a supportive and positive atmosphere for personal, professional and team development 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • Current Registration as an FIT, RFT or RPF with the Association of BC Forestry Professionals, OR eligible to register within 2 years.
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable BC forestry and related legislation and policies
  • Excellent communication skills, with an ability to work within a team environment
  • Excellent computer skills and related software knowledge including forestry applications
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license *applicants are asked to submit a current driver’s abstract with their resume*

Interested applicants should submit their resumes by 4:00 pm Friday February 8th ,2013   to the following:

Tara Brandner
Human Resources
Forest Management Group
Canfor
Fax 250-962-3217
Email : tara.brandner@canfor.com

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