Forestry - Summer Interns


Date Posted: September 11, 2020

Job Location: Drayton Valley

Job Number: 01015234

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


Address: Hwy 22 South PO Box 7739 Ste B, Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada T7A 1S8

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser Timberlands Divisions
(Weyerhaeuser Company Limited) are seeking up to15 or more
highly motivated individuals to assist us with our
general forestry operations.These positions will run from early
May 2021 until the end of August
. Additionallonger term 8-12 month positions may be
available for the appropriate candidate. 

Weyerhaeuser operations are located
in Alberta (Drayton Valley, Edson, and GrandePrairie), Saskatchewan
(Hudson Bay), Ontario (Kenora) and British Columbia (Princeton


The successful candidates will be
responsible for assisting our company operations in theareas of
Forest Measurements, Silviculture, Harvest and Haul Operations,
OperationalPlanning, and/or Road Development. There are 15
developmental opportunities available,with 4 in Drayton Valley
and/or Edson, Alberta (Pembina Timberlands), 7 in Grande
Prairie,Alberta and 4 in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan.


To be considered, please apply
online no later than October 9 2020.


We are looking for:

  • Students currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year
    forestry or resource managementprogram, where graduating students
    will only be considered if they are continuingon to further
    education following summer employment. 
Additional qualifications are: 
  • Strong safety values and behaviors 
  • Strong communication and team working skills 
  • Physical ability for field work including ATV and 4WD pickup
    operation Understanding of sound environmental practices 
  • High comfort level with working and traveling in remote
    forestland areas Previous forestry operations experience would be a
    significant asset 
  • Valid drivers license without conditions (varies by
  • Assets include experience compassing & using a GPS, valid
    First Aid training, ATVSafety Course, driving pickups including
    pulling a trailer, and Microsoft Officeexperience. 
Weyerhaeuser offers a competitive compensation package
including certain benefits for temporary positions. The
specificcompensation will be commensurate with the experience and
capabilities of the successfulcandidate. Relocation reimbursement,
training, and all personal protective equipmentprovided. 


About Timberlands 
We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should
be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human
needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and
other important ecosystem benefits. 
For more than a century, we’ve been taking care of
forests to make life better.
About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that
make the world a better place. We?re serious about safety, driven
to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple
business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range
of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are
passionate about making a difference. 
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you
to choose us. 
Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer.  We
are committed to taking affirmative action to employ and advance in
employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with
disabilities and protected veterans.

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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