Offres d’emploi

Forest Planner

Opérations forestières

Date de publication : 24 octobre 2023

Lieu d’emploi : Sundre

Type d’emploi : Alternance travail-études

Début : Immédiatement

Entreprise : West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Site Web :

Adresse : Hwy 584 West, Bag #1, Sundre, Alberta, Canada T0M 1X0

Descriptions d’emploi

Are you ready to discover opportunity with one of North
America’s most successful forest companies?  West Fraser is a
leading diversified North American forest products company, listed
on the TSX and NYSE.  Recognized for the eighth time as one of
Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we are a growing company looking for
talented people to be part of our team.  Our investments in
modern, competitive manufacturing facilities, product innovation
and bioenergy are adding up to a bright future.  Our Sundre
Woodlands team has an opportunity for a:

Forest Planner

Reporting to the Planning Superintendent, the Forest Planner
will work individually and with a team of professionals responsible
for all aspects of forest planning. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop harvest and road plans with a focus on GIS
  • Contract management, contractor supervision, liaison with
    government officials and coordination of road and block layout
  • Consult stakeholders including first nations
  • Expect 75%+ office work to address GIS intensive work
  • Incorporate wildlife, fisheries, environmental and economic
    values into harvest design

Desired Qualifications and Qualities:

  • Commitment to safety and responsible forest stewardship.
  • Self-motivated and team oriented.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Competency or aptitude in using ArcMap or ArcGIS Pro, ESRI
    mobile apps and RoadEng;
  • Experience developing or supervising harvest and roading
  • Demonstrated leadership in a group setting.
  • Possess a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Registered
    Professional Forest Technologist (RPFT) designation for Alberta (or
    be eligible and willing to earn this designation). 

At West Fraser, we believe in giving our employees a challenge
they can rise to. We are looking for individuals who are interested
in career advancement for progression through various aspects of
our business. We offer an excellent compensation package including
a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension

Sundre is located approximately one-hour northwest of Calgary,
two hours from Banff, Offering unlimited outdoor recreational
opportunities in the foothills of the Rockies, a good hospital and
schools along with an affordable lifestyle. To learn more, visit
the Town of Sundre website at:

If this position sounds like a future career for you, submit
your cover letter and resume at click
“apply now” in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and other career
opportunities, visit our website at
thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those
selected for an interview will be contacted.

Conditions d’emploi

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

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