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West Fraser

Logging Supervisor

Posted 2 days ago

Job Description

West Fraser offers a range of exciting career opportunities for individuals seeking challenging and rewarding careers. Our Smithers division in BC is currently recruiting for a Logging Supervisor.

Reporting to the operations superintendent, the logging supervisor will work within a team and be responsible for all timber development and delivery activities. Our Operations Coordinators enjoy a balanced mix of field and office work while living in the beautiful Bulkley Valley and the community of Smithers.

You'll Do:
  • Coordinating contract logging and hauling;
  • Road & bridge construction and maintenance supervision;
  • Road upgrade, engineering, deactivation, construction supervision;
    • The work will involve contract management, liaison with government officials, detailed rate negotiations and the coordination of operations with other departments;
    • Monitoring contractor compliance within safe operating procedures, ISO/ SFI certifications, health and safety programs, and log quality and log forecasts;
  • Log merchandising and value assessments;
    • Other duties as assigned, including some aspects of purchasing wood, planning, and silviculture.

You have:
  • Self-motivated and team-oriented;
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and responsible forest stewardship;
  • Effective communication and organizational skills;
  • Demonstrated leadership and decision-making skills in a group setting;
    • We are looking for individuals who are interested in learning, being challenged, and advancing their careers through various aspects of our core business.
    • A forestry degree or diploma is considered an asset for the position but not a requirement.

Compensation Package:
  • The salary range for this position may vary depending on experience, education, and location. The yearly salary range is between $68,000 and $90,000.
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, pension, life insurance, disability, accident insurance, vacation, and holidays

Your Workplace Location:

Smithers is a welcoming, small Northern BC town with stunning vistas in all directions. An abundance of summer activities, including fishing, boating, camping and hiking, attracts both locals and visiting outdoor enthusiasts. The downtown has an alpine feel, adding to the town’s attraction and charm. Home | Town of Smithers

About Us:

We make renewable, wood-based building products for the world, contributing to a more sustainable future. Today, West Fraser is one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable wood-based building products, with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, West Fraser produces lumber, engineered wood products (oriented strand board, laminated veneer lumber, medium-density fibreboard, plywood, and particleboard), pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals, and renewable energy. West Fraser’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodelling, industrial applications, papers, tissue, and boxes.

What makes us stand out is our people-first approach. We value internal growth and continuous learning. Join us, and you'll enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, and an excellent pension plan, all in a supportive environment where your voice matters.


At West Fraser, we strongly believe promoting diversity and inclusion is essential to our success. Our commitment to creating inclusive workplaces is reflected in our core values, and we constantly strive to foster a culture that values and respects every individual’s unique background and perspective. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a team dedicated to shaping a brighter future by embracing diversity and promoting inclusivity. Join our team at West Fraser and help us build a more diverse and inclusive community.


West Fraser is fully committed to sustainable forest management as defined in our environmental policy, which is reflected in every aspect of our work. We adopt new technologies and innovations to create exceptional building materials. Wood products are a natural, renewable, recyclable, and environmentally sustainable choice for consumers who prioritize sustainability.

Sustainability Report | West Fraser

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About West Fraser

West Fraser is a recognized top employer, named one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2014), Canada's 10 Best Companies to Work For (2014), Canada's Top 100 Employers (5 times!) and a Top Employer for Young People. We employ 8,600 employees in 47 mills across the Southern U.S. and Western Canada. Our investments in modern, competitive manufacturing facilities, product innovation and bioenergy are adding up to a bright future.


Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy Manufacturing

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

Current Openings

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