Woodlands Summer Student


Date Posted: September 26, 2022

Job Location: Peace River

Job Number: CN 22102

Job Type: Contract

Start: September 26, 2022

Company: Mercer Peace River

Address: Postal Bag 4400 Pulp Mill Site, Peace River, Alberta, Canada T8S 1V7

Job Description

Mercer Peace River Pulp Ltd. is an integral part of the Canadian forest products industry, providing the North-West, Alberta region with approximately 300 jobs while sustainably managing the forests. A career at Mercer Peace River offers an opportunity for growth, meaningful work and a collaborative learning environment. Throughout your career you will be supported by a team of highly skilled professionals and provided the self-motivating environment needed to make your goals achievable.

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join our Woodlands Department in a 4-month summer student position.  The expected term of this employment will be from May-August 31, 2023. 

As part of the Woodlands Team, your responsibilities will be to:
- Complete environmental health and safety inspections and reporting
- Supervise and monitor the quality control of various woodlands contractors (silviculture, block layout, road construction)
- Various block planning duties (including recon, layout and watercourse classification)
- Other forestry-related activities as required, such as weed inspections, data entry, watercrossing structure inspections, GPS data collection, growth & yield measurements etc. 

Qualifications and Experience:
- Individuals should be currently enrolled in or have recently graduated from a forestry-related post-secondary program
- Self-motivated, detail-oriented and able to work effectively in a team environment with minimal supervision
- Have a strong commitment to quality, safety and environmental performance is essential
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Experience with Microsoft Office programs, Google and GPS/ GIS systems
- A valid class 5 driver’s license

Job Conditions

  • Overtime may be required.
  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a College or CEGEP
  • Language: English

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