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Date Posted: September 14, 2023

Job Location: Grande Prairie

Job Number: 01019976

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited

Website: www.weyerhaeuser.com

Address: 12 km South on Resources Road Postal Bag 1020 Ste B, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada T8V 3A9

Job Description

Weyerhaeuser Timberlands Divisions (Weyerhaeuser Company
Limited) are seeking up to 16 highly motivated individuals to
assist us with our general forestry operations. These
positions will run from early May 2024 until the end of August
2024.
 

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

The successful candidates will be responsible for assisting our
company operations in the areas of Forest Measurements, GIS,
Silviculture, Harvest and Haul Operations, Operational Planning,
and/or Road Development.  There are 16 developmental
opportunities available, with 2 in Princeton, BC, 4 in Drayton
Valley and/or Edson, AB (Pembina Timberlands), 6 in Grande Prairie,
AB, 3 in Hudson Bay, SK, and 1 in Kenora, ON.


To be considered, please apply online no later
than October
6, 2023. 

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 drivers’ license without conditions (varies by
    province) 
  • 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.

Weyerhaeuser offers relocation reimbursement and up to
$1,000 per month for housing assistance.

Please submit a cover letter specifying preference of
location(s) and resume no later than Oct 6, 2023, however pay
attention to the postings and recruiting events at the schools as
we may be on site near you sooner.  

 

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.
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Job Conditions

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

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