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Strategic Planning Forester

 
Posted On:
Wed, May 25th, 2022
Location:
Prince Albert, SK
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The successful candidate must be eligible to obtain membership as an RPF within the Association of Saskatchewan Forestry Professionals within two years of commencement.  
Closing Date: June 10, 2022                                                         Competition Number:  ENV002130
 For more information on this and other opportunities in the public service, visit  saskatchewan.ca/careers
Toll free 1-866-319-5999
 
Closing Date:
Fri, Jun 10th, 2022

Strategic Planning Forester - Government of Saskatchewan

The Ministry of Environment takes a team-based approach to protect Saskatchewan’s environment for the wellbeing of the province, its people and its future. We use science-based solutions and environmental laws to help safeguard communities, protect our air, land, water and habitat. We are committed to providing superior citizen and client satisfaction through workplace excellence, continuous improvement and innovation. Our leaders demonstrate the Government of Saskatchewan’s commitment to ensuring workplace health and safety.

Are you a proactive, self-directed, leader with the ability to work successfully in a team environment? Do you have a desire to foster a positive health and safety culture and increase your technical knowledge related to forestry? The Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment has an exciting Strategic Planning Forester opportunity in the Forest Service Branch located in Prince Albert. Our Strategic Planning Forester supports the sustainable development of Saskatchewan’s forest sector throughout the Province.   

As the Strategic Planning Forester, you will:

  • lead and develop a team responsible for the development, implementation and monitoring of long-term strategic forest management plans;
  • work closely with industry as they develop forest management plans;
  • be the subject matter expert, providing forest management expertise to other branches and government ministries, and support senior ministry staff on forest management issues;
  • lead the ministry's duty to consult process, related to forest management plans, with First Nations and Métis communities;
  • lead public engagement with a wide variety of stakeholders;
  • oversee compliance related to forest management plan objectives;
  • establish and revise provincial legislation, policies and programs relating to forestry management planning; and
  • foster a productive, effective, healthy, and respectful work environment.

Typically, the competencies required for this position would be obtained through the completion of a Bachelor's of Science in Forestry degree combined with significant experience with forest operations in the forest industry or a government forestry agency. 

The successful candidate must be eligible to obtain membership as an RPF within the Association of Saskatchewan Forestry Professionals within two years of commencement.  

Closing Date: June 10, 2022                                                         Competition Number:  ENV002130


Operations Superintendent AV Group

 
Posted On:
Thu, Apr 7th, 2022
Location:
Fredericton or Nackawic, New Brunswick
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With AV Group NB Inc., you will become a part of a worldwide global company that understands the value of their employees. You will be part of a team that is built on strong values and work ethics. AV Group offers challenges in a wide range of disciplines and opportunities for professional growth, a competitive salary, competitive benefits package and a variety of training & development programs to help you develop the skills you need to build a successful career.
 If you believe you are a good fit for a fast-paced, challenging work environment, please submit your application by applying online at https://av-group.ca/job-listings/
 We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Closing Date:
Thu, Apr 7th, 2022

Job Description: Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will responsible for managing and providing leadership for the harvesting, transportation, road building and maintenance on AV Group woodlands operations.
Responsibilities associated to this role include, but are not limited to:
• Coaching and developing front line operations foresters.
• Coordinating and management of harvesting, road building and transportation contractors, ensuring all health, safety and environmental regulation are met and exceeded.
• Coaching contractors to ensure production, delivery and quality targets are consistently met and deliveries are on time and on budget.
• Provide the leadership required to foster an environment of continuous improvement across the operation.

Qualifications:
• Forestry or Forest Engineering Degree or Technology Diploma with appropriate experience.
• Minimum 5 + years of Forestry Operations experience.
• Strong communication and leadership skills.
• Microsoft Office skills (excel, word).
• Must own vehicle and hold a valid driver’s license.

Download the entire Job Posting here: Operations Superintendent


Associate Program Manager, Forestry - Interteck

 
Posted On:
Thu, Jan 27th, 2022
Location:
Americas - Home Base (Canada)
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Associate Program Manager, Forestry

Intertek is an equal opportunity employer.
Ability to travel locally, regionally and occasionally overseas
If you are interested by this job you can apply at: INTERTEK JOBS
Closing Date:
Sat, Apr 2nd, 2022

Associate Program Manager, Forestry

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership and support the Global Program Manager, Forestry on technical issues and establish appropriate levels of competence for employees globally for the forestry program.
  • Support the accreditation process with all external accreditation bodies and direct all accreditation requirements in the assigned scheme.
  • Provide technical guidance and input to scheme / program transitions to ensure accreditation / scheme transition requirements are met. Including the development and maintenance of relevant documentation.
  • Undertake specified quality reviews of audit packs to ensure the certification decisions are made in accordance with system and scheme/program requirements as well as Intertek’s requirements. Identify any specific trends and/or weaknesses and take appropriate measures to address them.
  • Ensure that these competencies are maintained as per changes in scheme requirements. Maintain global competency standard for their global program.
  • Working with the Global Technical Management & Quality Team to provide technical input to the development of a process to ensure that Intertek certification resources participate in regular calibration training globally as required.
  • Conduct application and contract reviews and provide training to sales teams as needed.

Download the complete Job Posting: APM Forestry (Bilingual)


Manager, Compliance, Silviculture and Forest Health– Perm Full Time

 
Posted On:
Tue, Nov 16th, 2021
Location:
Prince Albert, SK
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Manager, Compliance, Silviculture and Forest Health– Perm Full Time

ENV002037 - Ministry of Environment

The Ministry of Environment takes a team-based approach to protecting Saskatchewan’s environment for the well being of the province, its people and its future. We use science-based solutions and environmental laws to help safeguard communities and to protect our air, land, water and habitat. We are committed to high citizen and client satisfaction through workplace excellence, continuous improvement and innovation. Our leaders demonstrate the Government of Saskatchewan’s commitment to excellence which includes ensuring workplace health and safety.
Manager, Compliance, Silviculture Job Poster
Closing Date:
Wed, Jan 5th, 2022

Your Opportunity

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment has an employment opportunity in the Forest Service Branch located in Prince Albert. As a member of the management team, you will support the sustainable growth of Saskatchewan’s forest sector by leading the people and teams responsible for supporting branch wide compliance, forest health and silviculture programs. You will ensure that these programs support a results-based, service-oriented, regulatory approach to attaining desired forest management outcomes. 

Key Responsibilities

·         Lead technical teams and provide oversight of staff who work together to develop and execute the province-wide programs.

·         Foster an inclusive and diverse work environment that promotes mental and physical wellbeing for our team.

·         Provide forest program direction and forest management expertise to other government ministries, and support senior ministry staff on forest management and policy issues.

·         Take a broad-scale view of unit programs and processes including the development and implementation of long and short-term strategies to achieve the government’s focus on efficiency, accountability and results-based regulatory requirements.

 Your Competencies and Skills

·         Demonstrated ability to lead, support, create and sustain a team environment that enables staff to achieve results and to develop in a professional capacity.  This includes building organizational capacity at the Forest Service for the future.

·         Committed to personal and organizational safety.

·         A fundamental understanding of project management and policy development.

·         Knowledge and understanding of how to balance environmental, social and economic values within the forest sector. 

·         Knowledge and understanding of accountability processes, risk management and effective change management to lead strategic initiatives.

·         Established skills to effectively manage human resources, technology, fiscal responsibilities and confidential information.

·         Ability to communicate complex issues clearly and credibly with widely varied audiences using two-way communication to gain others’ input and understanding.

·         Preference given to those who have education and/or experience in the forest sector.


General Manager

 
Posted On:
Tue, Nov 2nd, 2021
Location:
Prince Albert, SK
For More Information:
Compensation and Benefits
Sakâw Askiy offers an excellent benefits and relocation package and a competitive salary that is commensurate with experience.
Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2021. Please email applications to gm@Sakaw.ca
Closing Date:
Wed, Dec 15th, 2021

Sakâw Askiy Management Inc. is seeking a highly motivated individual with forest management background to assume an exciting, multifaceted role within our corporation, performing a wide variety of roles to achieve the forest management and business objectives as established by the Sakâw Askiy Management Inc. Board of Directors.

Reporting to the Sakâw Askiy Management Inc. Board of Directors, the General Manager will act as the single point of contact for the Sakâw Askiy consortium. This person will be responsible for the administration of the corporation's forest management agreement (the "Prince Albert FMA") and facilitating planning in the FMA area while ensuring compliance with contractual and other obligations. The General Manager will also support shareholders in building strong relationships with Indigenous Peoples, Communities, and Stakeholders within the Forest Management Agreement area. You will also oversee Sakâw’s Office Manager / Bookkeeper who looks after finances and daily operations.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Post-secondary education in business, engineering, forestry or environmental sciences.
  • Technical knowledge - 10 years’ experience working in forest management and doing managerial work.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

  • Proven interpersonal skills – relationship management, discretion, diplomacy, presence, and leadership.
  • Exhibit behaviour associated with strong performance in communications – listening, writing, presentation, and media.
  • Strategic thinking - ability to understand the sector, including economic issues, industry dynamics and key issues that will affect the future development of the forest sector.
  • Sector knowledge - having a good basic knowledge of the forest sector, its services, products and regulatory environment.
  • Public policy - a strong awareness of public policy, including how, where, when and by whom decisions are taken and how the process can be influenced.
  • Political Awareness - ability to understand government agenda and to link it to the corporation’s case.
  • Analytical thinking - ability to identify, access, absorb and interpret relevant information and pinpoint the high-level key issues.
  • People management - ability to develop, motivate and manage the performance of others, including staff and committees, so that objectives are met, and good team performance is achieved.
  • Planning - ability to develop and communicate a clear strategy, with goals for the short, medium and long term.
  • Financial awareness - ability to manage budgets and to assess the financial implications of any decisions.

Visit www.Sakaw.ca for a more detailed description of this position.


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