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Forestry Supervisor (Silviculture) – 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: As our Forestry Supervisor you will play a lead role in supporting forest management activities including Site Plan development, Forest Planning, and the implementation of Silviculture programs including but not limited to site preparation/hazard abatement, planting, brushing, and survey programs. You will also have the opportunity to assist with developing and updating company policies and procedures. Your responsibilities will have a direct impact on the land base while working for a company that is continually looking to improve our practices while maximizing our economic and social benefit. You will work with First Nations and other stakeholders to adapt our operations to land values. 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.


Skills and Experience:

· Registrant of the ABCFP; preference given to a Registered Professional Forester (RPF)

· 5 years plus of previous experience in related work

· Proficient knowledge of Forest Legislation, Regulations and Guidelines

· Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, and attention to detail

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

· Must operate with professional independence and strong communication

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills using different media

· Demonstrate an ability to think critically and effectively problem solve

· 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: Planning Forester 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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