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Seasonal Forestry Field Operations

Reference ID: 1397
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
Full Time
British Columbia     

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Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

Each year we hire over 100 employees into term positions to work within our 11 Woodlands locations in BC and Alberta located in Vavenby, Radium, Mackenzie, Cranbrook, Prince George, Vanderhoof, Houston, Chetwynd, Fort St. John, Grande Prairie (AB). We take pride in our innovative spirit to move the company forward and encourage applicants with strong computer and technical skills to put their talents to work in the forest products industry.

Available Positions:


Primary duties: Supervision of planting, manual brushing, herbicide, and site preparation activities to ensure they are in compliance with Canfor’s safety, environmental, and quality standards. Field Assistants will also be involved in completion of post-harvest prescriptions, regeneration surveys, and be involved in the updating of key Silviculture databases after completion of activities.


Primary duties: Road and cut block development, site level plans and ecosystem data collection, operational cruising, field information mapping, stream and riparian assessments, and much more


Primary duties: Timber and operability reconnaissance, preliminary stream assessments, photo interpretation and timber stratification

Required Skills
  • Current or past enrollment in a forestry program and/or forestry work experience
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to perform physically demanding fieldwork in a team environment
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license

We will do our best to match applicants their preferred location.

Qualified Applicants are invited to apply by November 4th, 2016, 2016 at 4:00pm.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Posted: October 19, 2016
Closes:December 2, 2016
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Canfor is a story of people; about how two entrepreneurs created an enterprise that grew from a modest beginning to become one of Canada's major forest products companies. Canfor is the leading Can...