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Practices Forester in Fort St James, British Columbia, Canada with BC Public Service Agency

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2018-02-22 02:28

BC Public Service

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Fort St James

Practices Forester
 
An exciting multi-faceted opportunity in forest management planning

2 positions available in Fort St James

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. 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) 

    For more information and to apply by March 4, 2018, please go to:

    https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=48240 

    Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Heavy Equipment Mechanic (Forestry Sector) in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada with Advantage Personnel

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Wed, 2018-02-14 23:06
Job Type: Permanent Location: Various Locations 
Shift/Hours: Days/Eves
Career Level: intermediate 
Education: Experience as an operator or up to and including Red Seal Certified
Salary: $17-20 an hour based on experience 
  The Advantage Group is an independently Canadian-owned employment and staffing firm, consisting of three employment and staffing services: The Advantage Group, Advantage Personnel, and Alternative Human Resources.   Advantage has been successfully helping people find rewarding careers since 1986. Advantage understands that our employees have different needs, and we believe that our role is to match employees with careers where they will fit best. Our goal is to help employees find work that they are satisfied with, regardless of their career goals. Our commitment to creating a positive and enriching work environment is evident by the thousands of satisfied applicants we have placed.   Duties and Responsibilities   To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Maintain and repair of forestry equipment
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and vehicles; including cleaning, inspecting, testing and operating. Performs servicing and changes tires as needed
  • Operate power tools, jacks, hoists, grinders, welder and cutting torch; may cut, braze, weld and fabricate
  • Work as an integral part of the Company shop team
  • Follow safe work practices at all times
  • Maintain written service and repair records
  • Position travels locally, usually by car, up to 25% of the time
Qualifications/Physical Requirements
  • 3-5 years of experience – must have own tools and experience repairing hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Must maintain and carry a valid driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles, including automobiles and trucks, in accordance with company policy guidelines
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of software ( Microsoft Suites)
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear and frequently is required to climb or balance
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 80 pounds
  • Vision abilities required include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
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Maintenance Supervisor in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-02-13 07:43

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in the beautiful Kamloops, B.C. area and requires a Maintenance Supervisor, with strong leadership and mechanical skills, experienced in a unionized manufacturing environment.  As the ideal candidate, you are interested in making a difference both within the operation and the career development of your employees.  Relocation assistance is being offered.

How can you stand out?  If You….

  • Are a Journeyman Millwright with proven leadership experience, preferably in a unionized manufacturing environment (Mechanical Engineers experienced leading maintenance teams, may also be considered)
  • Are interested and able to work the weekend rotation (Friday, Saturday, Sunday)
  • Are eager to join a team where you can truly use your exceptional technical and leadership skills to help build a well-rounded maintenance team by recognizing the strengths, weaknesses and ambitions of your team members and applying your coaching skills accordingly
  • Are interested in living in a beautiful community offering a year round active lifestyle with events and activities for all ages…This role might be for you!

As an integral part of the maintenance team, you thrive in a high volume environment.  You are passionate about leading a successful team with a focus on safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness.  Your proven track record related to coaching, planning, goal setting and management of KPIs has contributed to your career success, thus far.

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have 3 to 5 years’ of mechanical maintenance management experience within an industrial manufacturing environment (forestry would be ideal)
  • MUST be a Journeyman Millwright (Mechanical Engineer with relevant experience may be considered)
  • Have experience leading and coaching a team of up to 10 people
  • Have strong labour relations and people skills
  • Have excellent communication skills and a strong command of the English language (both oral and written)
  • Are self-motivated with well-developed organizational, time management and analytical skills
  • Are comfortable working with computers e.g. experience with JDE or similar CMMS program is important

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada.  As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Forester Woodlands Supervisor in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-02-13 07:41

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in High Prairie, Albertaand requires someone with the forestry education and experience in planning harvesting areas, including road layout and construction. Relocation assistance is being offered.

How can you stand out? If You….

  • Are eligible to obtain Regulated Forestry Professional status in Alberta
  • Have several years of experience as an Area / Woodlands Supervisor and have been accountable for the planning and approval of harvesting areas including road layout and construction, silviculture and post-harvest programs, safety and financial performance targets ensuring that all operations comply with government regulations
  • Are interested in living in a beautiful community offering an active lifestyle with events and activities for all ages…This role might be for you!

As an integral part of the Woodlands team, you are passionate about leading a successful team with a focus on safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness. Your proven track record related to planning, goal setting and ensuring operations comply with government regulations has contributed to your career success, thus far.

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have a degree from a post-secondary education program accredited by CFAB (Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board)
  • Have technical forestry and logging related skills and a thorough understanding of forest policy, guidelines and regulations and other applicable forestry legislation
  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada. As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Maintenance Supervisor Manufacturing in High Level, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-02-13 00:08

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in High Level, Alberta and requires relocation to the area.  As the ideal candidate, you have at least 3 years maintenance supervisory experience, in a unionized, manufacturing environment and you are seeking an exciting career opportunity where you can contribute to both the success of the operation and the career development of your team. 

How can you stand out?  If You….

  • Have forestry experience and are seeking an exciting and challenging career opportunity with an organization who values its employees and encourages individual contribution (other industrial manufacturing environment experience may be considered)
  • Are eager to join a team where you can truly use your exceptional technical and leadership skills to help build a well-rounded maintenance team by recognizing the strengths, weaknesses and ambitions of your team members and applying your coaching skills accordingly
  • Are interested in living in a beautiful region offering an active outdoor lifestyle with events and activities for all ages…This role might be for you!

As an integral part of the maintenance team, you thrive in a high volume environment.  You are passionate about leading a successful team with a focus on safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness.  Your proven track record related to planning, goal setting and project management has contributed to your career success, thus far.

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ maintenance supervisory experience within forestry (other industrial manufacturing experience may be considered)
  • Have a diploma, technical degree or trade certification in a mechanical, electrical, or related field
  • Have experience leading and coaching a team of up to 10 people
  • Have strong labour relations and people skills
  • Have excellent communication skills and a strong command of the English language (both oral and written)
  • Are self-motivated with well-developed organizational, time management and analytical skills
  • Are experienced working with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) e.g. JD Edwards

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada.  As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) in High Level, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-02-13 00:05

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) – 4th Year Apprentice or Red Seal

This full-time, permanent career opportunity is based in High Level, AB and requires relocation to the area.  As the ideal candidate, you have some maintenance experience, complemented by a strong mechanical aptitude and a desire to be part of a maintenance team, within an industrial manufacturing environment.

How can you stand out? If You…

  • Are a Red Seal Millwright who thrives in a busy and fast paced manufacturing environment.  (3rd or 4th year apprentice, with maintenance experience may also be considered)
  • Are experienced with a wide variety of equipment such as hydraulics, pneumatics; gear boxes, conveyors; bucket elevators, furnaces and heat generation systems, etc.
  • Are experienced with preventative maintenance and predictive maintenance
  • Are a team player and driven to never give up until you find a solution to every problem….This role might be for you!

As the ideal candidate you are seeking a career opportunity where your efforts are recognized and career growth is not just a myth.  You will also enjoy the benefits of a balanced lifestyle in an area that offers year round activities.

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have your Interprovincial Red Seal Millwright certification (Must provide a copy) or are a 3rd or 4th year apprentice
  • Might also have welding experience and/or certificate in Mig, Tig, Stick, Stainless Steel, Aluminum (all considered value add)
  • Have a ‘Can Do’ attitude and a willingness to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Thrive in a unionized environment, have a proactive approach to continually look for improvement opportunities within the operation
  • Are proficient in the English language (oral and written)
  • Have a valid driver’s licence

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada.  As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

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Production Supervisor in High Level, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-02-13 00:02

Production Supervisor - manufacturing experience

This position is permanent, full-time and is based in High Level, AB.  Relocation is required.  Our client is seeking a career-minded Production Supervisor with strong leadership skills and experience in a unionized, continuous-process manufacturing environment.

How can you stand out? If You…

  • Have 3 or more years production supervisory experience, in a manufacturing environment (forestry would be ideal) and are committed to working the graveyard shift
  • Are seeking an exciting career opportunity and truly enjoy leading your team to achieve departmental goals, while always focusing on their career development
  • Are a team player who makes ‘safety first’ a top priority….This role might be for you!

As the ideal candidate, you are seeking an interesting career change where you will be part of a well-established team, with a reputable forestry employer.  If you want to make your mark and help contribute to the continued success of the operation and career development of your team, make sure to apply today!

You…

  • Are legally authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Are an inspiring and organized leader, who truly cares about your team and their contribution to the success of the operation
  • Must have experience in a continuous process manufacturing environment (forestry would be a definite asset)
  • Are proficient in the English language (verbal and written)

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada.  As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Lumber Trader in Montreal, Quebec, Canada with Canadian Wood Products

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Mon, 2018-02-05 23:21

 

Company Description

Do you want to work in a fast-growing company? Are you interested in business and wood industry? Do you have a desire to work in a start-up company? Do you want to be challenged? If so, join our team!

Canadian Wood Products specializes in the sale and delivery of all sorts of wood and lumber products. Our global network of offices enables us to respond promptly to any imbalances in supply and demand. We create value by carefully managing time, location, quality, product and logistics. The core strength of CWP derives from our human capital which provides the basis for our perpetual motion.

Job Description

We are currently recruiting a Lumber Trader to develop is own business. Allowing you to work with few restrictions as well as our financial and industry expertise support. This is a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic setting and to draw upon new knowledge.

Qualifications

If…

  • You are someone who’s able to sell. If you have reached a ceiling in your current job, you will be offered a brand-new playground free of limits, which will allow you to go as high as you can.
  • You are someone with a high-level sporting bag. If you have reached a professional / semi professional level during your lifetime, you would be totally matching the style of the company given the entrepreneurial culture that is highly encouraged.
  • You are someone with experience in the lumber industry. If you have ever worked in construction, with lumber or you understand the forestry industry, Canadian Wood Products could be a natural extension of your career.

Finally …

  • You are a good team player and you have an ability to communicate with people

 Then, you are the person we’re looking for!

Additional Information

Furthermore, your new working conditions will be the envy of all your friends and family:

  • Group personal trainer services 1 to 2 times per week;
  • Reimbursement (up to 80%) of your public transit pass (Opus, Tram, etc.);
  • Competitive salary;
  • Virtual Cloud Desktop;
  • Parties, cocktail hours and corporate activity days each month;
  • Beautiful open-plan offices located in Old Montreal;
  • Comprehensive benefits package (dental, health, life, disability, travel, group RRSP with employer contributions, etc.);
  • A unique culture and much more!

 

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Forestry Technician in Shelburne, Nova Scotia, Canada with Province of Nova Scotia

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-01-30 23:28

Forestry Technician 2(A)-(B)-3 

Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the citizens we serve. The Government of Nova Scotia has an Employment Equity Policy and we welcome applications from Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians and Other Racially Visible Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations or positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups, you are encouraged to self-identify, on your application form, cover letter, or on your resume. 

Duties 

Under the general supervision of the District Supervisor, the technician delivers departmental programs concerning the development, maintenance, protection and public education of forestry, wildlife and recreation resources which may involve Crown Land management, Private Land management, monitoring for Forest Sustainability Regulations compliance, forest fire prevention and suppression, wildlife studies, biological surveys, insects and diseases surveys, parks operations, properties and vehicle maintenance, land administration, public liaison and education, and other activities as may be assigned. 

The focus of this position will be the delivery of the Wildlife, Provincial Parks, Wildfire Management, Land Administration, Crown Lands Management and Extension Program areas. 

Qualifications 

Requires successful completion of a department recognized two-year Natural Resources Technical Diploma. (Transcript upon request). 

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate a proven knowledge and experience in the processes, policies, procedures and regulations related to the Wildlife Management, Wood Acquisition Program (WAP), Wildlife Habitat and Watercourse Protections (WHWP) regulations, Crown Road and Extension Methods. In addition, the principles and practices involved in wildland fire, public education activities, and occupational health & safety. 

They must possess competent verbal and written communication skills, have sound judgement and proven ability to provide exceptional service to clients as well as respond appropriately to crisis situations. Applicants must be computer literate. Experience with Global Positioning Systems, ArcView, a Valid NS driver’s license (minimum Class 5 or equivalent) and access to a motor vehicle are essential. The successful candidate will be required to operate department vehicles, including off road vehicles, boats and equipment. Work in remote areas and travel long distances, on foot, over rough terrain. Certification regarding Canadian Firearm Safety Course, N.S. Hunter Safety Course, N.S. Fur Harvester Course and the DNR Rifle and Shotgun course would be assets. 

Pay Grade: TE 16 - TE 25 

Salary Range: $1,533.00 - $2,561.00 Bi-Weekly 

This is a bargaining unit position initially restricted to current civil service employees represented by the Nova Scotia Government Employees Union (NSGEU) . 

If applying from outside a g overnment office, e mployees must apply correctly via this link: 

Failure to apply correctly means that your application will not be given first consideration as a bargaining unit applicant, and will only be included if external applications are pursued. 

External applicants and current casual employees will only be considered if there are no qualified c ivil s ervice bargaining unit candidates. 

Offer of employment is conditional upon the completion of all applicable background checks and confirmation of credentials, the results of which must be satisfactory to the employer.

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Mill Production Worker in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada with Columbia Forest Products

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-01-23 21:52

Successful candidates must be able to work in various jobs which can include rotating to different job duties. These job duties could include various machine operations, handling material, grading material, quality checks, clean up, and other similar manufacturing activities. This position requires you to follow written and verbal job instructions. Being able to provide constructive feedback and apply critical thinking are other keys to this position. Employees must be able to use personal safety equipment while working in a manufacturing environment that includes moving machinery, fast paced fork lift traffic, machine noise, and a work environment that will vary depending on the time of the year. If you’re ready to be a team player in a family-like setting with a rich history, then apply now. 

Qualifications Skills

Required

Can add, subtract, mulitp Intermediate Quality Focused Intermediate Follows Detailed Instructions Advanced

Preferred

Can rotate and cross train job duties Some Knowledge Problem Solving Skills Some Knowledge Ability to read a tape measure Some Knowledge Basic computer literacy Some Knowledge Behaviors

Required

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Preferred

Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Motivations

Preferred

Entrepreneurial Spirit: Inspired to perform well by an ability to drive new ventures within the business

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

Flexibility: Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals

Education

Preferred

High School or better.

Experience

Preferred

Demonstrated safety performance

History of great attendance

   
Columbia Forest Products is North America’s largest manufacturer of hardwood plywood and hardwood veneer products. Columbia’s decorative interior veneers and panels are used in high-end cabinetry, fine furniture, architectural millwork and commercial fixtures. 
  
Columbia Forest Products is an employee owned company that has a wide array of benefits:  Canadian Employee Stock Opportunity Plan (ESOP), dental and prescription benefits. Our company stands out because of our commitment to our employees. In fact, we have a company foundation dedicated to helping our employees, employees families and the local community. 

Our Core Values we take pride in: Customer Service Above all Else, We Are Family, Share the Success and Absolute Integrity. If these are core values that you represent, please take the time to apply online for this rewarding career with Columbia Forest Products.

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Safety Improvement Leader in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada with Personnel Source Inc

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-01-16 21:43

Objectives:

Drive Safety Improvement in Sawmills and Woodlands.

As the Process Owner / Lead Auditor for the Safety Management System (SMS), you will be responsible to drive Safety Best Practices across Sawmills and Woodlands regions, including communication of best practices, and ensuring all Best Practices are documented and accessible. You will also be required to coach Managers and Safety Coordinators on improvement areas.

You will also be responsible for leading initiatives and projects to drive safety improvements.

Manage Safety Results

You will be responsible for safety results reporting as well as analyzing incident data to identify trends and focus areas.

To fulfill this role, you must demonstrate the following:

Key Competencies:

  • Display well developed leadership and organizational skills.
  • Have the ability to lead change.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop and implement processes.
  • Demonstrate the ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously.
  • Display effective verbal and written communication skills with employees, management, and external stakeholders.
  • Have the ability to analyze and evaluate data and systems.
  • Have high attention to detail.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years safety-related work or operations experience.
  • Familiarity with provincial safety laws and regulations would be an asset.
  • Six Sigma / Leadership training is an asset.
  • Ability to communicate in English and French is preferred.
  • Holding or be eligible for a Canadian Registered Safety Professional (CRSP) Designation is an asset.
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3rd or 4th Class Power Engineer in Northern Alberta, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2018-01-11 03:20

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in northern Alberta, near the Athabasca Region, and therefore requires relocation to the area. Our client is an industry leader, offering very competitive wages, relocation assistance and health benefits.

How can you stand out? If You….

  • Are a career minded, 3rd Class Power Engineer (a strong 4th Class, will also be considered), with hands on operational experience, preferably within the forestry industry, seeking an exciting permanent, full-time career opportunity with an employer who values its people, takes pride in success and aims to be different
  • If your track record indicates your operational expertise and skills to be in the top 10% in your field and you are eager to be part of an excellent team, we’d love to hear from you
  • If you have been fortunate to enjoy career experiences, involving ‘cradle to grave’ opportunities, we’d also like to hear from you
  • Are seeking a work/life balance where you can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational activities, year-round…This role might be for you!

Are you ready to make a difference? If so, contact us today!

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have your 3rd or 4th Class Power Engineer certificate; experience from within forestry, would be ideal
  • Have excellent knowledge of cost control, principles, practices and techniques of power plant operation and the maintenance of associated equipment
  • Have good command of the English language (written and oral) and take pride in running a safe and efficient operation

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada. As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Forester Woodlands Supervisor in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2018-01-11 03:18

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in High Prairie, Alberta and requires someone with the forestry education and experience in planning harvesting areas, including road layout and construction. Relocation assistance is being offered.

How can you stand out? If You….

  • Are eligible to obtain Regulated Forestry Professional status in Alberta
  • Have several years of experience as an Area / Woodlands Supervisor and have been accountable for the planning and approval of harvesting areas including road layout and construction, silviculture and post-harvest programs, safety and financial performance targets ensuring that all operations comply with government regulations
  • Are interested in living in a beautiful community offering an active lifestyle with events and activities for all ages…This role might be for you!

As an integral part of the Woodlands team, you are passionate about leading a successful team with a focus on safety, efficiency and cost effectiveness. Your proven track record related to planning, goal setting and ensuring operations comply with government regulations has contributed to your career success, thus far.

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have a degree from a post-secondary education program accredited by CFAB (Canadian Forestry Accreditation Board)
  • Have technical forestry and logging related skills and a thorough understanding of forest policy, guidelines and regulations and other applicable forestry legislation
  • Are proficient in Microsoft Office

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada. As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Account Executive in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada with Canadian Forest Products Ltd.

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2018-01-09 01:10

Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

The Opportunity

The Account Executive will be responsible for supporting the sales team in the design, development and adoption of sales strategies within Canfor. Supporting various functions within the sales team, The Account Executive will also work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure key objectives and sales targets are met.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for meeting or exceeding sales targets with key strategic customers
  • Responsive to customers’ needs and follow through on all aspects of request, both written and verbal
  • Gathers and maintain accurate market intelligence information and maintain database of required sales material including current programs and initiatives
  • Actively communicates customer demand and trends daily amongst the sales team
  • Provides support to the sales team and account managers in the effective provisioning of sales programs and services
  • Processes invoices and expense reports, ensuring accuracy of account codes and authorizations, while assisting in the compilation of departmental budgets
  • Direct liaison with sales/production team to ensure order files are maintained
  • Active participation in sales meetings, trade shows and special projects
  • Ensures notification procedures for all new client relationships are followed and recorded.

Education & Experience

  • 1-3 years sales & marketing work or related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree/diploma in Wood Products and Sales and Marketing or a related field

Skills & Abilities

  • Strong communication skills; verbal and written
  • Excellent organizational skills, with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Prioritization skills and responsiveness to sales team needs
  • Demonstrated ability to execute results against strategy and meet deadlines
  • Basic computer literacy skills (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and willingness to learn new systems
  • Detailed understanding of wood products manufacturing and construction lumber
  • Self-motivation and ability to undertake new challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Strong work ethic


Closing date for applications: Friday, January 19th, 2018


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Follow us on LinkedInTwitter, and Facebook for Canfor news, career opportunities, and upcoming events!

Vancouver, BC

The city of Vancouver is both a natural beauty and a progressive urban centre, a rare place on earth that is idyllic and electric all at once. With one of Canada’s mildest climates, Vancouver is ideally suited for those devoted to outdoor pursuits, health and wellness. Along with its endless supply of fresh air and clean water, Vancouver also boasts countless choices for culturally diverse, world-class cuisine and an inventory of arts and entertainment events. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/vancouver

 

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Natural Resource Specialist in Smithers, British Columbia, Canada with Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Wed, 2018-01-03 07:07

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
Smithers, BC

Natural Resource Specialist

Salary $55,601.52 -$69,445.80 annually, plus $32.89 bi-weekly Isolation Allowance
 
This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) via REQ 47177
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification

Join a dynamic team of natural resource professionals dedicated to protecting BC's natural splendour

FrontCounter BC provides a range of services to the public and to other government agencies involved in utilizing and managing Crown land and natural resources. FrontCounter BC assists clients by coordinating access to tenures, permits, licenses, Crown land sales and grants for all the natural resource sector agencies. FrontCounter BC is a single window service for businesses and individual citizens seeking information and/or authorizations to utilize Crown natural resources. FrontCounter BC staff help navigate the application process from start to finish.

The Natural Resource Specialist provides front line service, based on full knowledge of various Natural Resource Agency and other agency’s legislation, regulations, policies and procedures to clients of the provincial government’s natural resource agencies. You will evaluate complex applications and prepare the application report package for further review and decision. In offices without a Senior Natural Resource Specialist, this position may be required to be the team lead for the program, provide supervision, advanced expertise, project management and leadership within the FrontCounter BC office. You possess the ability to draw conclusions on complex technical issues, using advanced analytical reasoning and judgement skills. You have strong written and oral communication skills, exercising professionalism, tact and diplomacy to industry clients, external agencies and management.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a natural resource management related field and a minimum of 2 years’ related experience in a resource management related field.

  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area.  (e.g., Association of BC Forest Professionals, BC Institute of Agrologists, Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of BC).  Note: immediately eligible is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from another Canadian jurisdiction within 6 months of employment with the Ministry.

     

    For more information including how to apply online by January 30, 2018, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=47312

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Chain Saw Operators - Logging in Hanwell, New Brunswick, Canada with Canadian Forest Resources Ltd

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Wed, 2017-12-27 23:55

Canadian Forest Resources Ltd is hiring 8 full-time Chain Saw Operators in Hanwell, New Brunswick.

Employment conditions: Day, Weekend

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Chainsaw operation training

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Type of Logging

Selective cutting

Specific Skills

Operate chainsaw to fell, delimb and buck trees

Security and Safety

Driver's validity licence check

Own Tools/Equipment

Safety equipment/gear

Work Site Environment

Outdoors

Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel regularly; Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Physically demanding

Work Location Information

Staff accommodation provided; Remote location

Personal Suitability

Team player; Dependability

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Manager - Forest Carbon Modeling in San Francisco, California, United States with Bluesource, LLC

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2017-12-14 21:40

About the Organization:
    
Founded in 2001, Bluesource is North America’s leading carbon marketing, finance, and project development firm. In its 16 years of operation, Bluesource has established the largest portfolio of carbon projects and credits in North America, with over a dozen project types located in nearly every U.S. state and Canadian province, and over 30 million credits sold to compliance and voluntary market buyers. Bluesource is headquartered in Salt Lake City, with offices in San Francisco, Calgary, and Toronto.     

About the Position:
    
Bluesource seeks a Manager of Forest Carbon Modeling to play a leading role in the Bluesource forestry team’s carbon modeling efforts and support business development in the forest carbon space. The successful candidate will have the unique mix of technical and practical skills necessary to both carry out the quantitative analyses central to forest carbon project development and clearly articulate the processes by which such quantification was executed. Day-to-day responsibilities will cover a broad spectrum of activities ranging from optimizing project baselines, to leading field verifications, to presenting project details to stakeholders. The ideal candidate will be at home in the office and in the woods. This is an excellent opportunity for a technically skilled professional seeking a dynamic position in the center of the forest carbon market. 
 

Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a combination of the following qualifications: 
    
   • 2 or more years of professional experience in forest carbon-related field 
   • Advanced knowledge of forest carbon policy, carbon protocols (compliance and voluntary), and carbon accounting standards 
   • Master’s degree or PhD in forestry or another applicable scientific discipline 
   • Expertise with forest modeling using FVS and/or other growth and yield programs 
   • Advanced proficiency using Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and ArcGIS (remote sensing 
   experience a plus) 
   • Proficient in R, Stata, or other statistical packages 
   • Experience in forest biometrics and statistical analysis 
   • Experience in forest inventory, management plan, and harvest plan design 
   • Expertise in project management and ability to coordinate among various stakeholders 
   • Profession Forester credentials a plus 
   • Experience working in a variety of North American forest types a plus 
 

Miscellaneous:

Primary Duties and Responsibilities 
    
   • Advise clients on, and lead multi-disciplinary teams in, the design and implementation of forest carbon offset projects 
   • Lead forest carbon modeling efforts for both voluntary and compliance offset projects 
   • Develop project and baseline harvest prescriptions while optimizing credit generation 
   • Perform statistical analyses and database management of forest inventories 
   • Draft carbon project documentation 
   • Respond to verifier, registry, and CA ARB findings/questions 
   • Compare financial returns of various forest management strategies 
   • Maintain project timelines and meet strict deadlines 
   • Manage third-party inventory execution and lead field audit 

The position will preferably be located in San Francisco, CA, though remotely based  candidates will be considered. 

 

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Heavy Duty Mechanic in Revelstoke, British Columbia, Canada with Downie Timber Ltd

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Mon, 2017-12-11 05:07

Heavy duty repairs on equipment from small skid steers to track dozers and forestry machinery. 

Must have minimum third year apprenticeship completed in a recognized Canadian Red Seal program for Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic. 

Work will include the ability to work shift work - no weekend work.

Shifts are 8 hours per day.

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Inventory Forester in Western Canada, British Columbia, Canada with Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2017-12-07 04:27

Job Title: Inventory Forester
Job Location: Western Canada
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Ecora Engineering & Resource Group Ltd is a multi-disciplined engineering, environmental and forestry consulting company located in British Columbia’s Central Interior and the Okanagan. Our team of specialists is supported by a wide network of associates that enable Ecora to deliver a full suite of services. Ecora is built around its core values of commitment to our staff, our clients, our community and our environment.

Ecora is continuing to expand our Resource Inventory services in both Canadian and international markets, and is currently seeking experienced air photo interpreters who will report to the team lead in Prince George, BC. This is a permanent, full-time position with competitive remuneration and benefits package. This is an opportunity to grow with an established, dynamic company in a great team environment.

As an integral member of our Resource Inventory team, you will be responsible for assisting inventory staff complete all aspects of forest inventory projects throughout the province of British Columbia and other regions.

The position includes work in both field and office environments. The field activities involve field calibration sample planning, establishment and reporting. The office activities include project planning, and photo interpretation and delineation to appropriate provincial inventory 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 to Prince George if the position is filled elsewhere.

Additionally, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • BC VRI air photo interpretation certificate in good standing
  • 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 3 years’ work experience in forest inventory, using digital imagery

Other Desirable Skills:

  • 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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Mechanical Team Leader - Industrial Manufacturing in High Prairie, Alberta, Canada with Miriam Sherris Recruiting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2017-11-14 22:55

This permanent, full-time career opportunity is based in High Prairie, Alberta and therefore, requires relocation to the area. Our client is seeking a highly experienced Mechanical Team Leader, preferably with a background in forestry; experience in other industrial production environments may also be considered.

How can you stand out? If You….

  • Are seeking an exciting change in your career and are exceptionally strong in both your mechanical knowledge and your ability to lead your mechanical trades team with the objective of maximizing equipment availability, reliability and uptime, at minimum cost
  • Are a leader who inspires and engages your team and who recognizes each individual’s strengths, ensuring efficient work execution
  • Have a proven track record as an innovative leader who takes great pride in the scheduling, coordinating and directing of maintenance work orders
  • Excel as a ‘boots on the ground’ leader who believes in the value of spending time with your team to maximize plant uptime and production through effective utilization of resources... This role might be for you!

As an essential part of the maintenance team, you thoroughly enjoy leading employees and helping them understand their contribution to the success of a mill operation. You are articulate and a strong motivator who effectively coordinates the availability of facilities and equipment, to be worked on, ensuring efficient work execution through the availability of parts, materials, special tools, equipment and personnel.

You…

  • Are authorized to work in Canada (Canadian citizenship or permanent residency status)
  • Have a minimum of 5 years supervisory experience in a 24x7 continuous production operation
  • Are a Journeyman Millwright or a Mechanical Engineer
  • Are highly effective in motivating your team through the process of change management and continuous improvement methodologies
  • Have excellent communication skills and a strong command of the English language (both oral and written)
  • Are self-motivated with well-developed organizational, time management and analytical skills
  • Are computer literate and experienced with CMMS

Our client is a well known and well respected employer who manufactures lumber, panel products, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products in its operations across Western Canada. As an industry leader in world markets, they provide a dynamic environment and consider the success of their people the most valuable resource.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $85,000.00 to $95,000.00 /year

Required experience:

  • industrial manufacturing supervisory: 5 years

Required license or certification:

  • Journeyman Millwright or Mechanical Engineering
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