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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.

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

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
Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

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

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2017-11-14 22:51

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.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Forestry / Woodlands Supervisory: 3 years
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Human Resources Manager - Chaleur Sawmills in Belledune, New Brunswick, Canada with Jennifer Murray Consulting

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2017-10-26 22:43

Chaleur Sawmills, based in Belledune NB, is the result of a dream and the work of four local entrepreneurs, who along with a group of dedicated employees, built the company from its inception in 1994. Completely automated, the sawmill produces 172 million board feet per year, with raw material from both private wood lots and crown land.  The lumber is marketed throughout North America, with the majority destined for the US Eastern Seaboard, by rail, and distributed by truck to the New England States and Canada.  Chaleur Sawmills employs close to 200 people on the site.

The Sawmill is seeking a Human Resources Manager to join their team.  If you are looking for an opportunity that offers variety and the ability to wear many influential hats; where each day being different from the next; and are known as a versatile individual that has the ability to multitask, prioritize and lead a department, this opportunity may be exactly the challenge that you are seeking.

Role Overview:

Reporting to the President and working collaboratively with the broader leadership team, the HR Manager is responsible for the efficient and effective implementation and management of all aspects of the Human Resources function.  The Manager will contribute the success of the business by developing, implementing and executing short- and long-term HR strategies, plans, policies and programs to support the strategic objectives and continued growth of the sawmill.   S/he also plays a significant role in coaching and advising business leaders on all human resources topics and best practice strategies.

This leader will implement improved people strategies around employee engagement including but not limited to employee relations, performance management, workforce planning, change management, training and development, driving excellence to ensure the organization’s success, now and in the future.

The ideal candidate is comfortable at a senior level, supporting organizational direction and equally comfortable with a hand-on approach, with strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to influence and interact with all levels of employees and leaders.   S/he is a trusted advisor, resourceful, and adaptable, skilled in examining and re-engineering operations and procedures, developing policy, and building and implementing HR transformation initiatives. As a natural coach and mentor, s/he is capable of being in the trenches to delivering value-added HR solutions at the senior leadership table.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Sociology, Psychology, or an equivalent related field; or equivalent education and experience in the field of human resources; 
  • Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR) designation is a strong asset;
  • Minimum five (5) years’ progressive experience in multiple HR disciplines (i.e. employee relations, performance management, coaching, recruitment, compensation & benefits, etc.);
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience working within a manufacturing environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with ability to establish effective working relationships, lead, motivate, coach, mentor and resolve conflicts;
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations and information with discretion and professionalism;
  • Solid working, up-to-date knowledge of Canadian legislation and HR compliance;
  • Knowledgeable in HR policies and procedures, benefits and compensation, HRIS/ Payroll systems, and full-cycle recruitment;
  • Proficient in the use of HR Information Systems and Microsoft Office Suite;
  • Lead and manager disability and attendance management programs.
Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Accounts Receivable and Payroll Administrator in Langley, British Columbia, Canada with West Bay Forest Products Ltd

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2017-10-12 09:48

West Bay Forest Products Ltd. located in Langley, BC is currently looking for a full-time Accounts Receivable and Payroll Administrator to join our Accounting Department.  The position will be reporting directly to the company controller.

Highlights of qualifications:
• Previous Accounts Receivable and Payroll experience
• Intermediate to advanced MS Excel skills
• Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
• Exceptional attention to detail
• Excellent verbal and written communication
• Logical and good with numbers and data details

Accounts Receivable Clerk Job Duties:
• Handles full cycle of Accounts Receivable for both Canadian and USA companies;
• Generates invoices using Lisa Lumber system and MS Excel;
• Processes invoices into MS Dynamic accounting software;
• Sets up new customer accounts in both Lisa and Great Plains;
• Conducts credit check on new customers;
• Obtains credit insurance coverage on new customer accounts and applies for increasing    credit insurance limit coverage for existing customer accounts if needed (for big sales orders);
• Reviews A/R aging report;
• Downloads payment cheques from Lockbox;
• Makes cash deposits to the bank;
• Processes cash receipts and bank deposits into MS Dynamic Great Plains;
• Verifies validity of account discrepancies by obtaining and investigating information from sales;
• Tracks and maintains petty cash accounts for both Canadian and US companies.

Payroll Administrator Job Duties:
• Processes payroll for Canadian and US Companies  
• Verifies employee hours from time-tracking system and other payroll information;
• Processes and reviews payroll information through third-party online payroll systems (ADP    online/ Payworks);
• Coordinates and cross-checks eligibility with Controller on all benefit accounts and confirms that corresponding deductions are accurate;
• Maintains all benefit premium payments accurately and keeps company accounts with third-party providers up-to-date;
• Verifies year-end tax forms including T4s, W2s and all other regulatory reporting;
• Assists Corporate Controller in the preparation of year-end audit working papers and any payroll  audit inquiries;
• Maintains reconciliations for all payroll liability accounts with Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)  payroll accounts, Department of Revenue WA State, WA State Department of L&I, Workers’  Compensation, and any associated benefits accounts;
• Coordinates with the Corporate Controller to ensure cash flow funding for each payroll is     available in the applicable country and bank account;
• Calculates and posts journal entries for payroll and employee benefit plans for each pay-period, and month-end accruals as needed in Great Plains
• Primary contact for the company’s payroll and WCB accounts and inquiries from staff.

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada with A1 Truss (2002) Ltd

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Mon, 2017-10-02 04:47

A1 Truss (2002) Ltd, Surrey, BC requires a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer for their wood working unit located at #4, 10619, Timber land Rd, Surrey, BC, V3V 3T3.

No of position: 1 (Fulltime and permanent)
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or in a related engineering discipline
Experience: 2-3 years experience
Language: English (oral and written)

Duties:
• Supervise and inspect the installation, modification of mechanical systems at wood working unit
• Develop maintenance standards, schedules and program and provide guidance to maintenance crew
• Investigate mechanical failures or unexpected maintenance problems and resolve the same.

Canadian citizen / Permanent resident preferred.

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Forestry Information Systems Manager in Home Office, British Columbia, Canada with Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2017-09-28 07:23

JOB PURPOSE:

The Manager, Forestry Information Systems provides leadership within the Forest Management structure and is responsible to manage development, provide support, and oversee maintenance of forestry business and GIS applications to ensure alignment with Corporate and Business goals.  Working closely with IT managers, the Manager, Forestry Information Systems is responsible to further the integration of forestry systems within the corporate IT structure and as a member of the IT Center of Excellence (CoE) the Manager, Forestry Information Systems is a champion of the forestry use of the corporate ERP system.

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the development, implementation, and use of the Trimble integrated software solutions for forestry and business management within corporate policies and procedures and provincial forest acts and regulations across Canada.
  • Provide Forestry Business leadership for the implementation and integration of the forestry information systems with SAP.
  • Develop and adapt long and mid-term strategic goals and manage their conversion to operation plans within approved budgets.
  • Manage multi-discipline project teams, negotiate and manage both support and development contracts and contractors.
  • Be the Canadian Forestry member of the CoE and the Subject Matter Expert for Canadian Logs.
  • Develop and implement policies and standards for operations and security of business systems within Canadian forestry. Monitor compliance and work in conjunction with LP Corporate security and Internal Audit staff.
  • In conjunction with the LP IT Edge Applications Manager, manage the Forestry and IT team developing and supporting Canadian forestry business solutions.
  • Lead both geographic and database analysis and design across the region. Provide support and direction to divisional, regional and site GIS staff and system users.
  • Lead training and development of users and divisional business staff in close consultation with managers and jointly with the Forestry COE Analyst.
  • Coordinate with regional staff to assess system utilization and assist in workflow development.
  • Provide leadership for the GIS User Group to advance GIS use and evaluate emerging and current technology.
  • Company representative to local, regional and national GIS user group training and education
  • Assist in the supervision of site GIS staff training and performance management.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop strategic objectives and communications in alignment with the Corporate, Business, & IT strategy.
  • Experience with implementing business systems, reporting tools and applying technology to solve business problems.
  • Thorough knowledge of integrated business solutions, relational databases, and geographic system design and development.
  • Knowledge of provincial forest practices, contract and accounting needs.
  • Knowledge of distributed network software administration.
  • Demonstrated application development skills.
  • Knowledge of current supervisory and management techniques.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of internal and external groups.
  • Strong time management skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, GIS, Forestry, or related field.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in integrated forestry systems, GIS, or computer/database administration in positions of increasing leadership responsibility.
  • Experience with Trimble Forestry, SAP, or other Forestry and Business ERP systems required.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Office and location environment.
  • Travel required to all facilities
  • Flexible work schedule may be required to work with sites, contractors, or to implement enhancements when system usage is minimized                    

 

Categories: Canadian, Forestry, Jobs

NATIONAL GIS MANAGER in Home Office, British Columbia, Canada with Louisiana-Pacific Canada Ltd

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2017-09-28 07:23

LP Building Products is a leading global manufacturer of engineered wood products.  At LP, creating new solutions for building is who we are. Since we pioneered our first engineered wood product, we’ve been continually creating better products to fit the changing needs of the building industry.
 
LP’s values-driven, positive culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in a safe, ethical, fun, challenging and rewarding place to work.  For more than 40 years, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. 

Job Purpose:

The National GIS Manager provides leadership within the Forest Management structure and is responsible to manage development, provide support, and oversee maintenance of forestry business and GIS applications to ensure alignment with Corporate and Business goals.  Working closely with IT managers, the National GIS Manager is responsible to further the integration of forestry systems within the corporate IT structure and as a member of the IT Center of Excellence (CoE) the National GIS Manager is a champion of the forestry use of the corporate ERP system.
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and adapt long and mid-term strategic goals and manage their conversion to operation plans within approved budgets.
  • Manage the development, implementation, and use of integrated software solutions for forestry and business management within corporate policies and procedures and provincial forest acts and regulations across Canada.
  • Provide Forestry Business leadership for the implementation and integration of the forestry information systems with SAP.
  • Manage multi-discipline project teams, negotiate and manage both support and development contracts and contractors.
  • Be the Canadian Forestry member of the CoE and the Subject Matter Expert for Canadian Logs.
  • Develop and implement policies and standards for operations and security of business systems within Canadian forestry. Monitor compliance and work in conjunction with LP Corporate security and Internal Audit staff.
  • In conjunction with the LP IT Edge Applications Manager, manage the Forestry and IT team developing and supporting Canadian forestry business solutions.
  • Lead both geographic and database analysis and design across the region. Provide support and direction to divisional, regional and site GIS staff and system users.
  • Lead training and development of users and divisional business staff in close consultation with managers and jointly with the Forestry COE Analyst.
  • Coordinate with regional staff to assess system utilization and assist in workflow development.
  • Provide leadership for the GIS User Group to advance GIS use and evaluate emerging and current technology.
  • Company representative to local, regional and national GIS user group training and education
  • Assist in the supervision of site GIS staff training and performance management.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to develop strategic objectives and communications in alignment with the Corporate, Business, & IT strategy.
  • Experience with implementing business systems, reporting tools and applying technology to solve business problems.
  • Thorough knowledge of integrated business solutions, relational databases, and geographic system design and development.
  • Knowledge of provincial forest practices, contract and accounting needs.
  • Knowledge of distributed network software administration.
  • Demonstrated application development skills.
  • Knowledge of current supervisory and management techniques.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work well with a variety of internal and external groups.
  • Strong time management skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in GIS, Computer Science or related field. 

Experience:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in GIS, integrated forestry systems, or computer/database administration in positions of increasing leadership responsibility.
  • Experience with Trimble/Cengea Forestry, SAP, or other Forestry and Business ERP systems desired.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position. 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Position to be located at any of our Canadian facilities
  • Office and location environment.
  • Travel required to all facilities 
  • Flexible work schedule may be required to work with contractors or to implement enhancements when system usage is minimized  
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General Labourer in Chemainus, British Columbia, Canada with Canadian Bavarian Millwork and Lumber

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Thu, 2017-09-21 09:13
GENERAL LABOURER

Canadian Bavarian Millwork and Lumber is a growing company that has built a reputation for quality and service during its 30 years in business. Located in Chemainus, BC, the company specializes in high-end custom millwork, manufactured lumber and architectural products. Canadian Bavarian is FSC certified, a reflection of its commitment to environmental and community values.

To support its next period of growth, Canadian Bavarian is seeking a motivated, results-driven individual to strengthen our production team.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Tailing various machines requiring back end lumber grading,
  • Pulling material off the greenchain.
  • General labour as required.
  • Keep tallies and grade finished material
  • Sort and grade lumber
  • Stock inventory from sorted material 
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
  • Dependable and timely
  • Prior experience in the lumber industry and lumber grading skills a plus
  • Grading and fork lift tickets are an asset
  • Strong work ethics,
  • Quality oriented,
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under tight time constrains 
LOCATION
  • Chemainus, B.C.
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Municipal Arborist in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada with City of St. John's

Canadian Forestry Jobs - Tue, 2017-09-12 04:25

Vibrant City, Vibrant Career
St. John's is a vibrant city with a strong connection to the past and a positive outlook on the future. As one of the oldest cities in North America we have a unique history, but we are also a growing city with the needs and opportunities of a modern urban population. The City of St. John's is committed to recruiting world-class talent and expertise to join our City staff, more than 1200 strong, who provide a vast array of services to the residents of St. John's and the metropolitan area. If you are an innovative thinker with a positive attitude and a commitment to quality, we want you to help us make St. John's a city where people want to live, work and play. 

The Opportunity
This position will carry out a program designed to enhance the appearance of the City and further the welfare of the residents by the planting, maintenance, protection and preservation of public trees, including the establishment and implementation of the master tree plan and the specifications as prescribed by the Department of Public Works known as the Urban Forest Program and enforce the "St. John's Tree Regulations". This shall include the provision of on-site direction of Arboricultural personnel through assignment and reassignment of duties as necessary, in consultation with Parks Forepersons; training and advising personnel in all aspects of the Arboricultural trade; other related duties as required. 

Accountabilities
The Municipal Arborist shall advise the Department in the implementation and enforcement of the provisions of the Tree By-Law regulations. Attempt to preserve rather than remove diseased, infected, or injured trees wherever this is possible and expedient, and to preserve the aesthetics and environmental functions of public lands and lands adjoining public lands. Recommend to Council for its approval, with the advice and assistance of the Tree Committee, a tree program, including a master tree plan and specifications, having regard to the needs of the residents of the City for safety, the presentation of aesthetic values, noise and pollution control, recreation and protection of wildlife, water and soil. Consider existing and future structures, utilities, and environmental factors when recommending a species for any public land, and generally when carrying out his or her duties pursuant to this Regulation, and may designate species as suitable or unsuitable on the basis of these conditions. Issue permits as provided in this Regulation. Supervise or inspect, or shall delegate persons who shall supervise or inspect, all work done under any permit issued pursuant to this Regulation. Designate individual trees or groups of trees as outstanding trees on the basis of species, age, size, historic importance or any combination of these factors. With the owner's consent, the Arborist may identify such trees by a plaque or other suitable method and should make every effort to provide them with full care and protection. Determine the monetary value of any tree according to the current Shade Tree Evaluation Procedure of the International Society of Arboriculture for any purpose of this Regulation, or where another evaluation is more suited to local needs by that formula. Supervise the carrying out of any agreement made pursuant to Section 5 of the St. John's Tree Regulations. Ensure that all public trees are maintained and all work is done in accordance with the provisions of the St. John's Tree Regulations and the tree program, and in a manner which will encourage the development and retention of a healthy, attractive and safe place for public trees. Review and comment on, prior to final approval, all permits, plans and programs for sewers, lighting, water supply and other utilities, paving, subdivision of land, and any other permits, plans or programs that may result in injury to or removal of trees.

The Arborist and the officers and employees of other Municipal departments, boards, or agencies including the authorities responsible for public works, planning, roads and transportation, street lighting and parks shall cooperate in planning for the present and future amenities of the City when the activities of such authorities may affect public trees.
With the consent, in writing, of Council, the Arborist may delegate in writing any of his/her power or duties under this Regulation to any officer or employee or any class thereof in the Department.

The Arborist may inspect any construction, demolition, excavation or grading site for which there is any term or condition in a subdivision agreement or building permit relating to trees. The Arborist shall report violations of the agreement or permit to the Director of Building & Property Management and the Tree Committee. 

Description disclaimer
The successful applicant will be required to participate in all training programs applicable to this position and other related work. The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job identified and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the job. 

Qualifications
Education: Graduation from High School supplemented by the successful completion of A College Degree, or its equivalent, in Arboriculture, Ornamental or Landscape Horticulture, or another closely related field.

Experience: Five (5) years' experience in the Urban Forestry field and be trained and skilled in the theory and practice of Municipal Arboriculture.

Other: Must hold a Pesticide Applicator's License, valid from the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador. Must hold a valid Class 5 Driver's License and provide his/her own vehicle. 

Bargaining Unit Statement:
Applicants must be members of the Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 1289, or should be prepared to join the Union immediately upon appointment. 

Hours of Work
Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm ( 40 hours per week) 

Equal Opportunity Statement
This City of St. John's is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the 
employment of a qualified workforce which reflects the community's diversity. 

Closing Information
We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. The City of St. John's does not accept applications in person, by email, fax or mail. Applications will be received up to 12:00 Midnight (Newfoundland Standard Time) on closing date. 

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