Inventory Forester / Inventory Technician in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada with Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd
Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd. is a British Columbia employee-owned engineering, environmental and forestry professional service firm. Ecora is committed to creating and delivering quality products to our valued clients. Our team has extensive experience in providing a wide range of consulting services to clients including first nation communities, provincial government, municipalities, architects, developers, and contracting firms throughout British Columbia. Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services throughout western Canada and around the world. Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our relationships, our community and our environment.
Ecora is continuing to expand our Resource Inventory services in both Canadian and international markets and is currently seeking resource inventory staff. As an integral member of our Resource Inventory Team, you will be responsible for contributing to the delivery of all aspects of forest inventory projects throughout BC and other regions.
The position includes work in both field and office environments. The field activities involve field sample planning, establishment and reporting. The office activities include project planning, and photo interpretation and delineation to appropriate jurisdictional and company standards. Both work environments require compliance with our comprehensive occupational health and safety program, producing quality work on budget and on time, communicating effectively, and working collaboratively with fellow staff and clients. The position will include periodic travel.
We are seeking to fill inventory staff positions at the junior, intermediate and senior levels. Individuals with a current BC VRI air photo interpretation certificate will be given preference.
This is a permanent, full-time position with training opportunities, competitive remuneration and company-paid benefits, including participation in a profit sharing incentive plan and potential for share holding. This is an opportunity to grow with an emerging dynamic company.
The successful candidate will possess the following:
• Valid Class 5 driver’s license (or equivalent) and clean driving record
• Legally eligible to work in Canada
• The ability to view images in stereo / 3-dimensions and in colour is mandatory
• Proficient in computer use, with excellent oral and written communication skills
• A minimum of 1 years’ work experience in operational forestry
Additionally, the successful candidate could possess the following:
• Familiarity with British Columbia’s Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification (BEC)
• Registration with a professional association (e.g. ABCFP) is preferred but not required
• Experience with Python and SQL programming languages
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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
$56,662.05 - $70,770.36 annually
This is a temporary appointment with an anticipated end date of April 30, 2019, working with BC Timber Sales, Skeena Business Area, in Terrace BC
BC Timber Sales (BCTS) plans, develops, and sells through auction, a substantial and representative portion of the Province’s annual available timber volume. The bid prices received from auctioned timber support the Market Pricing System (MPS) in setting stumpage rates for coastal and interior operating areas of the province. The costs incurred by BCTS also provide data for the Tenure Obligation Adjustments, contributing to another integral part of the MPS. The goal of BCTS is to provide credible representative price and cost benchmark data for the MPS through auctions of public timber.
To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website.
The Practices Forester is accountable for performing a wide variety of professional services including operational planning, cut block and forest road layout and development, planning and evaluating silviculture activities, and ensuring compliance with the Forest Stewardship Plan. The range of duties assigned to a particular Practices Forester will vary from Business Area to Business Area due to the geographic location, apportionment and management requirements.Qualifications for this role include:
· A Registered Professional Forester (RPF), or be eligible for registration as an RPF with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) AND two years (gained within the last five years) of experience in operational forestry such as forest tenures, cut-block and road development, engineering, silviculture, harvest operations or compliance and enforcement.
· Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job
· Please include your registration number with Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) within your application, as you, must be registered or immediately eligible for registration as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with ABCFP. If you are not yet registered with the ABCFP, please explain how you are immediately eligible (i.e. currently a registered RFP member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to ABCFP)
Canadian Kraft Paper offers a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and encourages continuous growth and development for every team member. We offer a workplace where everyone plays an essential role in the success of our Company and where individual efforts are acknowledged. If you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment, we want you to be a part of our team! We are seeking a highly skilled professional to help take us even further as we continue to produce High Performance Kraft Paper for globally distribution.
Our structure and culture encourages innovation, growth and change in an open environment, and we believe in and practice environmental sustainability.
Under the direction of the Harvesting Superintendent, the Harvesting Supervisor is responsible for all operational activities within an assigned unit for the Forest Management License. The Harvesting Supervisor is accountable to provide input to forest planning and silviculture, harvesting and hauling, road layout and construction, and block layout in accordance with predetermined key production, safety and financial performance targets ensuring that all Company operations comply with government regulations.
The incumbent must have completed a recognized Post-Secondary Forestry Program.
Recognized programs include a Forestry Degree or Forestry / Resource Management Diploma.
Minimum 3 years related harvesting operations experience.
The incumbent must possess technical forestry and logging related skills as well as a thorough understanding of forest policy, guidelines and regulations and other applicable forestry legislation.
The successful applicant is required to be a self-starter with excellent organizational, problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills and must possess the ability to work with minimal supervision and changing priorities.
The ability to pay keen attention to detail is essential and must have working knowledge of computer programs.
The ability to work safely, alone outdoors in all weather conditions, in remote areas.
The incumbent must be able to operate in a team environment as well as manage relationships with contractors, government agencies and other outside resources.
Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
LIVING IN THE PAS:
The Pas community is one of the oldest and most striking settlements in Northern Manitoba. It is truly a place to call home for all those that love the outdoors with an abundance of outdoor activities such as skiing, hiking, ATV and skidoo trails; and camping, boating, hunting and fishing are at their finest! Boasting one of the three true blue lakes in existence, its raw natural beauty attracts visitors from around the world.
Learn more from the website at www.townofthepas.com about the wonders of The Pas, where the Northern Lights shine year-round.
Forestry Summer Students in Gold River, British Columbia, Canada with West Coast Timber Consultants Ltd
West Coast Timber Consultants Ltd . (WCTC) is a consulting firm specializing in the Management of
Natural Resources, based out of Courtenay, BC. The company was established on the basic principle of
providing clients with high quality management services within the natural resource sector. We are
currently seeking summer student to meet our client’s goals.
Location – Gold River, BC
The Village of Gold River (http://www.goldriver.ca/) The Gateway to Historic Nootka Sound on Canada’s pacific coast, this is where the road ends and true Canadian wilderness begins. Easy ocean access to the world’s best salmon and halibut fishing. Wilderness and wildlife abound; this is the land of discovery! Whether you get your kicks fishing for halibut and salmon weighing over 30 lbs., mountain biking remote trails through old growth forest, spelunking hundreds of feet underground, or surfing set after set of perfect waves coming in off the Pacific on a deserted beach, Gold River is your start and end point.
Position – Summer Student - Assistant Engineer (2)
Career opportunities for individuals looking to expand on their professional development with exposure to a diverse and complex forestry operation on West Vancouver Island. Field work is physically demanding with exposure to all types of weather and ground conditions.
Primary responsibilities include:
Assist in completion of road and cut block layout, road designs, and deactivation plan preparation.
Additional duties include daily mentoring of junior crewmembers and safety program implementation.
The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and organizational skills. Enrolled or just graduated from a post-secondary forestry program and a valid driver’s license and 1 Aid.
Senior Stewardship Resource Technologist in Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada with BC Public Service Agency
Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Senior Stewardship Resource Technologist
$56,478.64 - $64,337.78 annually
An exciting multi-faceted opportunity in forest stewardship
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is responsible for stewardship of Provincial Crown land and natural resources, and protection of B.C.’s archaeological and heritage resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry supports the sustainable management of forest, mineral and land resources, the prosperity, viability and competitiveness of industries that use them, and public access for a wide range of activities such as hunting, fishing and recreation. The Ministry is responsible for policy development, operational management and implementation, and oversees over 50 statutes and associated regulations.
As a Senior Stewardship Resource Technologist, you will provide a range of technical evaluation and advisory services to support decisions on the use of natural resources, and the achievement of, and/or coordination of, the forest stewardship aspect of natural resource management.
In addition to this exciting opportunity and amazing location, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities.
· Degree, diploma, or equivalent in a natural resource field.
· Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Forest Technologist [RFT] with the ABCFP. Immediately eligible for registration is defined as currently a RFT member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the ABCFP. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure eligibility.
· Experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management.
· Experience in negotiating/mediating solutions in natural resource management.
· Preference may be given to applicants with understanding and experience in managing forest health pests such Douglas-fir bark beetles.
· Valid B.C. driver’s licence.
Serves as a Forester for the North Atlantic Division and for the Acquisition Management and Disposal Branch of the Norfolk District Real Estate Division, boundaries range from the Canadian border to the Virginia- North Carolina state line.Qualifications:
- Assists District Forester with the installation's Timber Disposal Program specifically Department of Public Works and Environment Divisions concerning installation activities.
- Assists District Forester with sales of forest products, promotes interest in sales, keeps the public informed of the timber disposal activities through appropriate solicitation media, and administration of agricultural leases.
- Makes field site inspections and administers cutting and logging operations to ensure that all terms of the contract are in compliance.
- Conducts research involving the development and testing of new techniques in forest management.