Forestry Field Assistant (Field Operations) - #94852


Date: 1 week ago
City: Fort St. John, BC
Contract type: Full time

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Fort St. John, BC, Canada


Fort St. John

Annually, Canfor's Woodlands team in Fort St. John seeks dedicated Forestry Field Assistants to join our dynamic team through term positions. We are currently recruiting individuals for an 8 or 10 month term on the Field Operations team in Fort St. John. Offering flexibility in start and end dates, these positions present an excellent opportunity for career advancement, with the potential for transitioning into full-time employment. Take an exciting step forward in your career with us.

You’re a motivated and ambitious team player who loves solving problems and is always up for a challenge. You welcome the idea of getting a little dirt on your boots and can perform physically demanding work. You tackle every task with enthusiasm and an unwavering dedication. Precision and commitment to delivering top-notch quality in every task are your trademarks. Safety is our top priority, and as a Forestry Field Assistant, you will play a crucial role in upholding our unwavering commitment to maintaining a safe working environment for yourself and your colleagues throughout our forestry operations.

The life of a member on our Field Operations team includes:

  • Timber stratification and preliminary feature identification using Lidar data and imagery
  • Road and cutblock layout
  • Site level plans and ecosystem data collection
  • Operational cruising
  • Field information mapping stream and riparian assessments

For this role, you’ll come equipped with:

  • Current or past enrollment in a forestry or natural resources management program, and/or forestry work experience
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to perform physically demanding fieldwork in a team environment
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s License

If you’re ready to jump into a role that combines your passion for hands-on work, dedication to tasks and collaborative spirit, click that “apply” button today!

Please note that if a wage scale is mentioned in our job posting, it was not provided by Canfor. Our compensation is highly competitive, equitable, and reflective of our organizational values. We encourage you to apply for this position to learn more about the attractive Total Rewards package we offer at Canfor. #CADS #LI-JD1

The salary range for this position is: $52,500.00-$78.500.00

Please Note: The range provided is for base salary only. In addition to base salary, the position is eligible to paid leave and Canfor’s health & well-being programs. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized.

Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.

Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.

We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location.

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