Silviculture Forester

Silviculture Forester, Chase, British Columbia

When you join our team as a Silviculture Forester, you will be responsible for various portions of the silviculture program including the planning, and management of site prep, planting, stand tending, and survey activities. As this role will support our Adams Lake Woodlands team, we are open to the successful candidates residing in Kamloops, Barriere, Chase or the Shuswap.

What You’ll Do

  • Promote, lead and exhibit Interfor Safety Culture.
  • Achieve divisional and corporate environmental goals, as well as compliance with all regulatory requirements and SFI certification standards.
  • Assist in the planning, implementation, and management of the silviculture program, including some post harvest activities.
  • Provide leadership and direction to supervisory consultants and/or junior staff.
  • Manage safety, quality, environment, and production goals with contractors in the field.

What You Offer

  • Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with the ABCFP in good standing, or eligible for registration.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar capacity within the forest industry.
  • Knowledge of Forest Legislation, Regulations and Guidelines specific to Silviculture.
  • Proficiency with databases, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Experience supervising staff and/or contractors.
  • Flexible schedule, especially in the spring.
  • Proficiency with Silviculture Software including LRM, ARCView, Plant/Survey Wizard, RESULTS, ESF, SPAR, SNAP, Survey123, Mapview, will be considered an asset.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Positive attitude, dependable and ability to work effectively in a highly interactive and energetic team environment.
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and be able to prioritize multiple projects/tasks.
  • Ability to identify, reduce and manage risk, throughout all aspects of the program.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving, and logical thinking skills.
  • Detail/results oriented with a focus on innovation.

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 including:

  • Extended Health & Dental

  • Short Term Disability Insurance

  • Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

  • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance

  • RRSP Matching Plan

  • Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP)

  • Paid Vacation

  • Employee Assistance Program

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.