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Reporting to the General Manager, the selected Forester/Forest Technician will have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of the production of primary forest products and the processing facilities of where these products can be marketed.
To learn more about the Key Responsibilities, Qualification and Experience , and Abilities necessary to be the successful candidate for this job, download the Job Posting: Forester/Forest Technican.
This is a Full-time, salaried position.
Apply on-line by submitting your cover letter & resume to SNBMarketing Board
To learn more about SNBFMB, visit their website: www.snbfpmb.ca
WHAT YOU WILL DO:
Under the direction of the Assistant Manager, the Forest Land Manager, will be a key specialist of the forest development team and will be responsible for contributing to the overall management and engagement of numerous private properties in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia.
With a considerable field component, the Forest Land Manager will provide leadership in the implementation of harvesting and silviculture prescriptions, log sales and marketing, infrastructure assessments and planning, and day-to-day access and referral responses. The ideal candidate will be interested in continuing their career development in forest management while working independently.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
A safety conscious attitude;
Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline;
Minimum 5 of years related experience with operational forest management including project management and budgeting;
Comprehensive understanding of New Brunswick’s government silviculture subsidy programs;
Significant experience in operational planning, including block and road layout, harvest prescriptions (including non-clearcut), harvest supervision, timber cruising, field assessments, etc.;
Experience with forestry related software, GIS and Microsoft Office;
A valid driver’s license and safe driving record; and
A valid WAWA Certification and the ability to communicate in both official languages are considered assets.
WHO YOU ARE:
Enthusiastic with a passion for forestry and working outdoors;
Professional with a friendly and courteous manner, being service and team oriented;
Able to work both independently under limited direct supervision as well as in a dynamic team environment;
Effective problem solving with decision making skills.
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:
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
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.
• 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