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Student Forest Technician

Website Forsite Consultants

Forsite, an innovative forest and land management company, with locations across Canada. is looking for candidates interested in challenging entry level position(s) within our Operations teams.

At Forsite we will excel by being a flexible, adaptable, people-oriented business that grows and profits by creating value for our customers and opportunities for our employees. We will apply our skills, knowledge and technologies to be the best forest management company. We value fostering and sustaining an environment of diversity and inclusion where everyone can reach their full potential.

Locations:

  • Salmon Arm, BC
  • Kamloops, BC
  • 100 Mile House, BC
  • Nelson, BC
  • Prince George, BC
  • Smithers, BC
  • Fort St. John, BC
  • Edmonton, AB
  • Prince Albert, SK
  • Fredericton, NB

Forest Technicians:

Seasonal and co-op forestry staff will be responsible for providing technical support to project teams in all aspects of timber development and silviculture operations. Multiphase timber development includes timber reconnaissance, field engineering, riparian and ecological assessments, timber cruising, and GPS traversing. Silviculture services include surveys, prescription development, planting supervision, and silviculture management.

Four and eight month terms are available for seasonal staff while co-op students will have option of four, eight and twelve month terms. Graduates have excellent opportunities for full-time employment.

Highlights:

  • Full time, hourly position with overtime paid after 8 hours.
  • Competitive remuneration package with a boot and equipment allowance.
  • Dynamic, positive, team-orientated work environment.
  • Excellent graduate opportunities.

Requirements:

  • A safety conscious attitude.
  • A passion for forestry and working outdoors.
  • Preference given to candidates with a valid driver’s license with a clean abstract.
  • Must be enrolled in a forestry program.
  • Must provide personal field gear (boots, cruiser vest, rain gear).

In addition, you should demonstrate the following:

  • A professional, friendly and courteous manner, being service & team oriented.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Initiative and perseverance.
  • Self-direction, flexibility and the ability to work under limited direct supervision.
  • An ability to get along well with others.
  • A willingness to learn and accept new challenges.

If you have not already done so, please go to http://www.forsite.ca/careers-for-students and view Forsite’s Student Recruiting video.

Forsite welcomes applications from everyone and is looking for the most suitable individual with the skills and knowledge to effectively complete the duties required of the position.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

To apply for this job please visit forsite.bamboohr.com.

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