Silviculture Supervisor

Silviculture Supervisor, Timmins, Ontario

When you join our team as a Silviculture Supervisor, you will report to the Silviculture Manager, and you will support, plan, coordinate, supervise, monitor, and document all silvicultural activities administered by Interfor’s Silviculture Group. You may also be required to assist in the development of forest management plans, annual work schedules and annual reports.

What You’ll Do

  • Assist in the planning, supervision, and monitoring of field operations for all silvicultural activities on both the Pineland and Spanish Forests, consistent with approved Forest Management Plan(s), Annual Work Schedules, Forest Certification and Environmental Management System Requirements, Corporate Budgets, Policies and Legal obligations.
  • Assist in the planning, supervision, implementation, and monitoring of all annual field surveys required to support silvicultural effectiveness monitoring and prescription development.
  • Collect accurate field data upon which to make detailed site-specific future silvicultural treatments and make inferences about the success/failure of previous treatments.
  • Document the results of all annual silvicultural treatments and field surveys in corporate GIS databases/layers.
  • Compile field survey results for each silvicultural treatment to ensure production of Annual Reports.
  • Monitor contractor performance against contract specifications, approved Forest Management Plans, Annual Work Schedules, Forest Certification and Environmental Management System Requirements, Corporate Budgets, Policies and Legal obligations and implement corrective action when necessary.
  • Coordinate and supervise the daily/weekly work for temporary seasonal forestry staff, in compliance with Health and Safety policies and procedures.
  • Assist the Timmins Woodlands Operations Group with the implementation, and/or monitoring of forest management activities (i.e. wood quality audits, water crossing, bridge, and gravel pit inspections, etc).
  • All other duties as assigned to support the implementation of forest management activities for the Timmins Woodlands.

What You Offer

  • Have a recognized University Degree or College Diploma in forestry, forest engineering, or forest technician or equivalent.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with 3 to 5 years silvicultural field and supervisory experience.
  • Be experienced in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, ArcGIS, GPS technology.
  • Valid Ontario “G” Class Drivers License, or equivalent.
  • Capacity for spending a considerable amount of time working in a forested environment, in a variety of weather and terrain conditions and schedules.
  • Willing to work/live in remote locations during the field season (May to October).
  • Be willing to re-locate, live and work in a small community.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and rigour in the delivery of his assignments.
  • Adaptable and able to work independently with minimal supervision and in a team environment.
  • Flexible and adaptable to a variety of work environments.
  • Strong work ethic, good judgment, decision-making skills, and results oriented.

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 to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

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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

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 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.