Planning Coordinator


Date Posted: September 08, 2023

Job Location: Williams Lake

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 4200 North MacKenzie Avenue, Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada V2G 2V5

Job Description

Are you interested in working for a company that offers a
challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? West
Fraser South Cariboo Woodlands division has an opportunity located
at 100 Mile House or Williams Lake, BC for a:


Reporting to the Planning Superintendent, the Planning
Coordinator will work with a team of professionals responsible for
all timber development activities.  This role provides a
balanced mix of field and office work opportunities, with exposure
to various aspects of our diversified and integrated business.


  • Timber reconnaissance and development, cutting permit
    acquisition and appraisals
  • Government, public, and First Nations liaison
  • Contract administration and supervision
  • Developing harvesting and road plans
  • Incorporating wildlife and other environmental values into
    harvest area designs
  • Coordinating all necessary fieldwork, including cut block and
    road layout
  • Consulting stakeholders

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be a Registered Forest Professional (RPF or RFT), or eligible
    for registration with the Forest Professionals BC (FPBC),
  • Have two years of relevant forestry experience
  • Have some experience in planning and cutting permit
  • Have a working knowledge of the appraisal system and timber
    cruising or other relevant forestry experience
  • Candidates with lesser experience or qualifications or suited
    for other opportunities may be considered for this position or
    other positions within our Woodlands Team

Our highly competitive compensation package

  • Competitive base salary with annual bonus opportunity
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental,
    pension, life insurance, disability, accident insurance, vacation,
    and holidays

About West

West Fraser is a leading forest products company. We are
listed on the TSX, NYSE and recognized for the tenth time as one of
Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Our goals are straightforward –
leadership through safety, profit, responsibility in communities,
excellence in people, and strength in

West Fraser Timber has over 60 locations across Canada,
the United States, and Europe.

West Fraser continues to invest in our manufacturing
facilities to ensure they are modern and competitive. We have a
sustainable forestry practice and continue to innovate our
processes and diversify our products, including investing in

We believe strongly in promoting from within and pride
ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous
development. The successful candidate should be interested in
future growth opportunities within the company. West Fraser offers
an excellent compensation package, including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension

West Fraser believes inclusive and diverse teams build a
more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company
overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that
reflect the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not
discriminate against any applicant for employment based on race,
gender, national origin, or any other protected legal

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We thank all candidates for their interest, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Conditions

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

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