Forestry Labourer

Woodlands

Job Description

Logging and forestry labourers perform a variety of manual tasks such as attaching choker cables to logs, planting trees, clearing brush, spraying chemicals, cleaning up landing areas and assisting other workers in woodlands operations. They are employed by logging companies and contractors.

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This job is right for you if...

  • You want to live an oversized life in one of Canada’s beautiful forest communities
  • A sense of community is important to you
  • You want to make a di­fference working in a green job
  • You like the outdoors
  • You are a team player
  • You like big machines
  • You want to work in work boots, not dress shoes

Communities

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HIGH LEVEL, ALBERTA
ROCKY MOUNTAIN HOUSE, ALBERTA
FORT ST-JAMES, BRITISH COLUMBIA

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Education And Training

Completion of secondary school may be required. Completion of pre-employment safety courses may be required. Several weeks of formal and on-the-job training are provided. Workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) certificate may be required. Chemicals application licence may be required.

Red River College of Applied Arts, Science and Technology
TÉLUQ
Carleton University

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NOTE

The requirements listed are generally required qualifications for this Career Type. The qualifications may vary based on the employer and/or the geographic location of that job.

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