Offres d’emploi

Planning Forester

Opérations forestières

Date de publication : 08 février 2023

Lieu d’emploi : Fraser Lake

Type d’emploi : Alternance travail-études

Début : Immédiatement

Entreprise : West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Site Web :

Adresse : Yellowhead Hwy 16 P.O. Box 100, Fraser Lake, Colombie-Britannique, Canada V0J 1S0

Descriptions d’emploi

Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a
challenging work environment and a rewarding career path. The
Woodlands Team at our Fraser Lake division has an opportunity for a
highly motivated professional in the role of:


As a Planning Forester at Fraser Lake
Sawmills you will be a key woodlands team member with
responsibilities for many aspects of forest resource stewardship,
timber development and operational planning. Reporting to the
Planning Superintendent, the Planning Forester will work with a
dynamic team of professionals and enjoy a balanced mix of field and
office work.


  • Timber reconnaissance and development
  • Cutting Permit acquisition and appraisals
  • Government, First Nations, and Stakeholder liaison
  • Layout, cruising and other contract administration and
  • Planning staff supervision
  • Monitoring and incorporating biodiversity and other
    environmental values into harvest designs

Our ideal candidate would

  • A Registered Professional Forester or Technologist Designation
    (RPF or RFT), with the Association of BC Forest Professionals
    (ABCFP) or the College of Alberta Professional Foresters
  • Two to four years of relevant field experience in planning
    (cruising, layout, site plans)
  • Knowledge of BC forest legislation
  • Exceptional interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be safety oriented
  • Experience with Arc map and proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of the appraisal system

Candidates with lesser experience or qualifications may be
considered for this position or other positions within our
Woodlands Team.

Fraser Lake Sawmills operates a recently completed bio-energy
plant that utilizes wood waste to produce electricity for sale to
BC Hydro. Our mill, energy plant and woodlands operations are an
integral part of the community.


The community of Fraser Lake is scenically located on the shores
of Fraser Lake in the central interior of BC and offers small town
or rural living with excellent year-round recreational activities
and medical facilities. For more information visit: Woodlands staff
are encouraged to reside in Fraser Lake or surrounding area,
however, we offer a commuting policy for employees who wish to call
the town of Vanderhoof home. Vanderhoof is approximately a
30-minute drive to the east of Fraser Lake Sawmills.

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.

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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Conditions d’emploi

  • Expérience minimum : 0 à 1 an
  • Niveau d'éducation minimum : 12e année ou l’équivalent
  • Langue : Anglais

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