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Forestry - Summer Interns

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Date Posted: September 10, 2021

Job Location: Drayton Valley

Job Number: 01016858

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited

Website: www.weyerhaeuser.com

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

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser Timberlands Divisions
of Weyerhaeuser Company Limited are seeking up to 15 or more highly
motivated individuals to assist us with our general forestry
operations. These positions will run from early May 2022 until the
end of August 2022. 

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

The successful candidates will be
responsible for assisting our company operations in the areas of
Forest Measurements, Silviculture, Harvest and Haul Operations,
Operational Planning, and/or Road Development. There are 15
developmental opportunities available, with 4 in Drayton Valley
and/or Edson, AB (Pembina Timberlands), 6 in Grande Prairie, AB, 3
in Hudson Bay, SK, and 2 in Princeton and/or Penticton, BC.

To be considered, please
apply online no later than October 8, 2021. 

Requirements

We are
accepting applications from:

 

• Students
currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year forestry or resource management
program, where graduating students will only be considered if they
are continuing on 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 Class 5 drivers
    license
  • Assets include experience
    compassing & using a GPS, valid First Aid training, ATV Safety
    Course, driving pickups including pulling a trailer, and Microsoft
    Office experience

Compensation  

Weyerhaeuser
offers a competitive compensation package including benefits. The
specific compensation will be commensurate with the experience and
capabilities of the successful candidate.

 

 

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. Inclusion is one
of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where
all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared
purpose. We

Job Conditions

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

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