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SUMMER SILVICULTURAL STUDENT (multiple)

  • Temporary / Contract
  • Marathon
  • 2023-04-30

Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation (NFMC)

Salary Range: $ 3,520.00 to $ 3,916.00 monthly
Hours of Work: 45 hours per week
Contract Length: May – August 2023

Duties for this position include:
❖ Assist with the implementation of NFMC`s 2023 Silviculture Programs
▪ Annual spring Tree Plant supervision/quality
▪ Renewal area monitoring/reporting
▪ Supervision of the Aerial Herbicide Application Program
▪ Supervision of the Mechanical Site Preparation Program
❖ Conduct competition and survival assessments, tree plant quality assessments as directed by the supervisor
❖ Operate handheld GPS and tablet to transfer, track, and record collected field data
❖ Conduct field work in remote and isolated areas
❖ Report and document health, safety, and compliance issues to supervisor
❖ Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
❖ Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent
❖ Must possess a valid Ontario “G” Class Driver’s License, or equivalent
❖ Preference will be given to candidates enrolled in or in possession of; a Forestry/Natural Resource Technician Diploma/Degree
❖ Must demonstrate interpersonal, communication, organizational, and leadership skills
❖ Must have a demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal supervision
❖ Must provide high-quality project data in a timely, professional, and effective manner
❖ Capable of demonstrating strong work ethic
❖ Demonstrated willingness to work alone outdoors in inclement weather, exposed to biting insects, in remote locations for prolonged periods of time
❖ Be comfortable with possible wildlife encounters (bears, moose, etc.)
❖ Possess working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, GPS, and GIS technology
❖ Previous experience in operational silviculture is an asset
❖ Possess a foundational knowledge of Northern Ontario ecology and silvics
❖ Knowledge of the OH&S Act and completion of Standard First-Aid is an asset
❖ Experience driving on forestry access “bush roads” is an asset

Note to candidates:
❖ The successful candidate will be expected to provide prior to commencement of employment contract:
a) criminal records check
b) a motor vehicle drivers abstract
▪ Costs for these records will be reimbursed by NFMC
❖ Monthly cellphone use stipend will be granted by NFMC
❖ Staff housing will be provided in Manitouwadge, Ontario
❖ Vehicles will be provided for work transportation

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter briefly outlining how you meet the qualifications to mathew.hodgkin@nfmcforestry.ca with the job title in the subject line. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
If you require accommodations at any time throughout the application process, please contact NFMC prior to the job closing date, and appropriate arrangements can be made.

To apply for this job email your details to mathew.hodgkin@nfmcforestry.ca.

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