Operations Forester - Planning


Date Posted: July 24, 2019

Job Location: The Pas

Job Number: GWF-78830

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Canadian Kraft Paper


Address: Hwy #10 North, The Pas, Manitoba, Canada R9A 1L4

Job Description

Nisokapawino Forestry Management Corporation (NFMC) provides forest management services to Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd (CKP). NFMC is a corporation equally owned by CKP and Nekoté Limited Partnership.

NFMC offers a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and encourages continuous growth and development for every team member. We offer a workplace where everyone plays an essential role in our success and where individual efforts are acknowledged. If you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment, we want you to be a part of our Team!
We encourage innovation, growth and change in an open environment, and we believe in and practice sustainable forest management.

Position Overview:
Under the direction of the Forestry Superintendent, the Operations Forester will work in a team environment. The primary areas of responsibility include the development of 2 Year Forest Management Operating Plans and development and approval of the associated permits such that wood supply to the CKP mill meets the needs of the operation. Engagement with the public, communities, resource users, and government is critical to the execution of the work. Reporting and tracking activities as well as supplying that information to regulatory bodies and third party certification bodies to meet obligations and commitments also forms a significant component of the role. GIS and Unmanned Aerial Vehicle technology are used on a regular basis in this position. The position will work cooperatively with other members of the Woodlands team to ensure goals are met.

• University Degree or Technical Diploma in Forestry or Forestry-related field;
• 3 – 5 years related industry experience;
• A combination of experience and education may be considered;
• Valid driver’s license with no restrictions;
• A proven commitment to safety;
• Must possess a good understanding of technical forest management including planning, harvesting systems, silviculture practices, GIS and other technology-based applications;
• Thorough understanding of forest policy, guidelines, and regulations;
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Canadian Kraft Paper offers competitive wages and a group benefits package that helps takes care of you and your family; including health, dental, life and AD&D insurance.  Providing a company sponsored pension plan, is another way that we help provide a future for our employees.  Canadian Kraft Paper understands that what defines a person is more than just their career; that’s why we support a work/life balance, so that you can live the life that makes you……YOU!

The Pas community is one of the oldest and most striking settlements in Northern Manitoba. It is truly a place to call home for those that love the outdoors with an abundance of activities such as skiing, hiking, ATV and skidoo trails, camping, boating, hunting and fishing. In Manitoba, these are at their finest! Boasting one of the three true blue lakes in existence, Clearwater Lake’s raw natural beauty attracts visitors from around the world.

Learn more from the website at about the wonders of The Pas, where the Northern Lights shine year-round.

APPLY TODAY! NFMC uses the services of CKP for hiring. If you are interested in exploring this opportunity and being

Job Conditions

  • Travelling may be required.
  • Minimum experience: 2 to 5 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a College or CEGEP
  • Certifications:
    • Driver’s licence
  • Language: English

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