Forestry Summer Student

Date Posted: November 29, 2017
Job Location: Pitt Lake
Job Number: GWF-72382
Job Type: Summer
Start: May 01, 2017
Company: The Teal-Jones Group
Address: Pitt Lake, Pitt Lake, British Columbia, Canada V4N 4M8

Job Description

Do you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment with opportunities for continuous growth and development?

When you join the Teal-Jones Group, you are joining a leader in the industry. The entrepreneurial spirit embedded throughout The Teal-Jones Group of companies started more than 60 years ago. We have built our success and continue to grow.
The Teal-Jones Group is currently accepting resumes for a Forestry Summer Position. This is a temporary position starting May 2018 and ending September 2018.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:
• Timber and road reconnaissance
• Road and block boundary traversing
• Deflection lines
• GPS surveying
• Creek assessments
• Silviculture surveys

The following general qualifications are considered important to effectively undertake this position:
• A general knowledge of forestry and related activities;
• The candidate must be physically fit and able to work in rough terrain and adverse weather conditions;
• Work independently and safely in remote areas;
• Familiarity with RoadEng and Microsoft Office applications;
• Camp work including 5 day shifts; and
• The candidate must possess a valid driver’s license and provide their own transportation to and from the Pitt Lake boat launch.

The Teal-Jones Group offers:
• A commitment to safety standards;
• The opportunity to work with a variety of professionals in the forest resources sector;
• The opportunity to grow and develop through a variety of tasks and experiences.

This position is based at Teal- Jones’ Pitt Lake operation, located north of Maple Ridge. Room and board is provided by Teal- Jones at the Pitt Lake camp. Occasional work throughout the Fraser Valley maybe required.

Interested persons may forward resumes and a cover letter to the attention of Steve Trommel RPF, by email at We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Conditions

  • Travelling may be required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • Shift work may be required.

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate from a University
  • Certifications:
    • Driver’s licence
  • Language: English