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Forest Tech Positions (Full-time or Summer) – Mackenzie BC


The Company: Finlay Forest Management specializes in full phase forestry development and management solutions. Our company provides a unique opportunity for a diverse work experience and an exciting career path. We are a joint venture between Chu Cho Forestry, a First Nation owned forestry company which manages Tsay Keh Dene’s forestry tenures and KDL Resource Management, a forest management company with extensive experience and expertise delivering a comprehensive suite of high-quality professional forestry services. Our objective is to be the dominant provider of top-quality services to Government, Industry and Indigenous clients within the Mackenzie TSA. Our team offers a challenging and rewarding experience in a respectful, safe, and healthy work environment.


The Position: These are entry-level positions that are field based and hands-on with limit office work. The successful candidates will assist our current team of professionals with carrying out a broad array of forestry services. These positions are based out of our Mackenzie, BC office. Your responsibilities will have a direct impact on how the land base is managed while working for a company that is continually looking to improve our practices while maximizing our economic and social benefit. This is your opportunity to join a rapidly growing First Nation owned forestry company that is positioning itself to be a leader in the forest industry.


Duties may include (but are not limited to):

- Road and block layout

- Timber reconnaissance

- GPS traversing

- Timber cruising

- Riparian/Stream classification

- Ecological data collection

Skills and Experience:

· Valid driver’s license is required

· Related forestry experience would be considered an asset

· Post-Secondary education in the natural sciences and/or technical forestry is preferred

· Good organizational and time management skills

· Willingness to travel and work in an outdoor environment in remote locations

· Able to work cooperatively in a team, but also independently with little supervision

· Physically fit to endure the rigors of full-time fieldwork in all conditions

· Safe work mindset is required

Location Perks: For those who love to live and play where they work –The Mackenzie regions offer a bounty of recreational activities including- fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, running, skating, snowshoeing, cross-county skiing, downhill skiing, curling, ATV, snowmobile, horseback riding, boating, camping, music/art festivals and more! Visit our local websites for more information: www.mackenziechamber.bc.ca, www.morata.ca, https://districtofmackenzie.ca, www.mackenzienordiques.com & www.powderking.com

Benefits: Enjoy full-time work in a safe work environment. We offer a competitive compensation package including benefits and on-going professional mentoring and training. Work in a professional group with exposure to a broader forestry and operational logging context with a diverse range of Industrial, Indigenous and Government clients.


Finlay Forest Management is made up of a team of passionate and dedicated forestry professionals. We believe that the future of forestry needs ethical, sustainable, and modern solutions. It also needs talented individuals like yourself. We treat you like family, and in our industry, there’s an endless stream of opportunities waiting for you.


Did we piqué your interest? Then email your resume including a cover letter to admin@chuchoforestry.com with the subject line: Forest Technician Application


 

We thank all candidates who apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Only those applicants eligible to work in Canada should apply.


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