Planning Forester | West Fraser

Location: Fraser Lake or Vanderhoof

For the full posting go to: Planning Forester – Dec 2018

As a Planning Forester at Fraser Lake Sawmills you will be a key woodlands team member with responsibilities for many aspects of forest resource stewardship, timber development and operational planning. Reporting to the Planning Superintendent, the Planning Forester will work with a dynamic team of professionals and enjoy a balanced mix of field and office work.

Responsibilities include:
• Timber reconnaissance and development
• Cutting Permit acquisition and appraisals
• Government, First Nations, and Stakeholder liaison
• Layout, cruising and other contract administration and supervision
• Planning staff supervision

• Monitoring and incorporating biodiversity and other environmental values into harvest designs

The ideal candidate will possess:
• A Registered Professional Forester or Technologist Designation (RPF or RFT), with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) or the College of Alberta Professional Foresters
• Two to four years of relevant field experience in planning (cruising, layout, site plans)
• Knowledge of BC forest legislation
• Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills
• Excellent communication skills
• Be safety oriented
• Experience with Arc map and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Working knowledge of the appraisal system

If this position sounds like the start of a career for you, submit your cover letter and resume at click “apply now” in green at the top of the page.




The Association of Registered Professional Foresters of New Brunswick
1350 Regent Street, Suite 221, Fredericton, NB E3C 2G6
Tel: 506-452-6933 Email: