Operations Forester

Operations Forester, Timmins, Ontario

When you join our team as a Operations Forester, reporting to the Woodlands Manager, you will collaborate with your team on operational plans and implementation for long and short-term harvesting, delivery and road construction. You will play an integral role in linking sustainable forestry plans to effective operations. This is a growth position where your opinions will be valued, and you can build your skills.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead the operational planning of harvest and road construction activities.
  • Monitor planned vs. actual volume achievement and adjust plans accordingly.
  • Assist the Woodlands Manager in developing and implementing annual operating budgets.
  • Coordinate with the assistance of the team the implementation of health, safety and environmental programs (Safe Workplace Ontario / Sustainable Forestry Initiative / ISO 140001 / Forest Stewardship Council).
  • Other duties as assigned to support the implementation and monitoring of forest management activities.

What You Offer

  • Recognized University Degree in Forestry / Natural Environment Management.
  • Have relevant experience in forest operations, Forest Management Planning and implementation.
  • Possess, or be eligible to obtain Ontario Registered Professional Forester (RPF) designation.
  • Have experience working with Microsoft Office, ArcMap GIS, GPS technology.
  • Have the ability to communicate in both French and English.
  • Adaptable to work outdoors in a variety of weather, work environments and schedules.
  • Ontario Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Have the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment.
  • Possess excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Must be result driven and have the ability to bring forward solutions and alternatives.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn, a positive attitude and able to get positive results with clients, contractors and government authorities.
  • Have leadership skills and be motivated to produce high-quality deliverable products.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out www.interfor.com to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package.
We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at www.interfor.com/careers.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.