Forestry Technician


Date Posted: May 09, 2024

Job Location: Lumby

Job Number: GWF-85871

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Tolko Industries


Address: 4280 Highway 6, Lumby BC V0E 2G7, Lumby, British Columbia, Canada V0E 2G7

Job Description

Forestry Technician
Lumby, British Columbia

Our Forestry Technicians know the lay of the land. They take charge of the layout and development activities for the Woodlands team and take ownership and pride in the working relationships they build along the way. If you love the great outdoors and have a strong track record of success, we might be the perfect place for you to put down roots.

We’re looking for an experienced Forestry Technician for our Southern Interior Woodlands Division. The Southern Interior Woodlands Team manages Tolko's tenure and fiber supply in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, covering an area of 953,447 hectares. We are dedicated to sustaining these areas to the benefit of all who live and work there.

Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

A graduate of forestry from a recognized college or university or have the equivalent practical work experience and training.
Strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and team collaboration skills.
A valid driver’s license.
A sound understanding of forest policy, guidelines, and regulations.
An unwavering commitment to safety.
Previous industry experience.
Registered (or eligible to register) for the ABCFP is preferred.
In this role you will:

Forest development activities.
Road/cut block layout.
Timber cruising and drafting of associated plans.
This position generally encompasses both field and office duties.
Work within and between various teams and build strong relationships with the people you work with.
Complete all duties in a safe, timely and cost effective and professional manner.
We value diversity at Tolko and respect that experience, and knowledge come in many forms. Even if you don't think you check every box, please apply. We would love to hear your story and have you grow with us.

So, what’s in it for you?

You’ll take on an exciting challenge with supportive team members.
You'll earn a competitive salary based on your skills, experience and education. The expected wage rate for this position is $35.60 to $39.28 per hour.
Competitive benefits and retirement packages come standard, so you don’t have to choose between your bottom line and your wellbeing or your future.
Continued professional development through on the job and classroom training and reimbursement of tuition and membership fees.
A positive, innovative, and inclusive work environment.
If you want to work in a sustainable, future focused industry, there is no better place than Tolko. Our family has been producing innovative forest products for over 65 years. Our focus remains on sustainably managing our forests and our business for upcoming generations.

We want YOU to join our family. Come Grow Here! Apply today at

Job Conditions

  • Travelling may be required.
  • Minimum experience: 2 to 5 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a College or CEGEP
  • Certifications:
    • Driver’s licence
  • Language: English

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