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Tolko Industries Ltd.

Forestry Technician

Location
Lumby, BC
Details
Full Time
4 days ago

Forestry Technician

Southern Interior Woodlands - Lumby, BC

Are you motived by hard work, have a background or education in Forestry, love working outdoors, learning new skills and being part of an organization that is passionate about your development, then we want to hear from you. Tolko is looking to add Forestry Technicians to our existing Woodlands team.

Responsibilities:

Under the direction of an Operations Supervisor, the Forestry Technician is responsible for the following duties to be completed in a safe, timely, cost effective, and professional manner:
  • forest development activities,
  • road/cut block layout,
  • timber cruising and drafting of associated plans,
  • This position generally encompasses both field and office duties.

This is a unionized position, within the United Steelworkers Local 1—423. Compensation is governed by the Southern Interior Master Agreement. This position currently pays $34.73- $38.32/hour, depending on experience, education and skill level.

What We’re Looking For:
  • A proven commitment to safety,
  • Must be a graduate of forestry from a recognized college or university or possess equivalent practical work experience and training,
  • A demonstrated ability to meet performance measures,
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and team collaboration skills,
  • A valid driver’s license is required,
  • Experience with the Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), GIS, and other computer applications is an asset,
  • An understanding of forest policy, guidelines, and regulations is a requirement,
  • Previous industry experience and registered (or eligible to register) for the ABCFP is preferred,
  • Experience in silviculture duties requiring data collection is considered an asset,
  • Waste and residue surveying experience is considered an asset.

What We Offer:
  • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety,
  • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits,
  • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry,
  • A positive, dynamic, and inclusive work environment,
  • An open, innovative culture with diverse opportunities,
  • A commitment to investing in our people through training and development,
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work.

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Who We Are:

With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world. For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.

At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a diverse and committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

Grow Here, Achieve More:

When you join Tolko, you’ll develop your skills and be encouraged to pursue diverse opportunities with a company that’s built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity to build great lives.

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you! Applications will be accepted at www.tolko.com until the position is filled.

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

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