Overview

    • Work Term: Seasonal
    • Work Language: English
    • Hours: 70 hours per week
    • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

    • Outdoors
    • Wet/damp

Work setting

    • Staff accommodation provided
    • Room and board provided
    • Remote location
    • Various locations
    • Remote or mobile

Tasks

    • Operate chainsaw to fell, delimb and buck trees
    • Write daily basic progress reports
    • Maintain and perform minor repairs on skidders, chain saws and other equipment
    • Erect and dismantle scaffolds and other platforms
    • Build staging or erect scaffolding for heavy metalworking jobs
    • Measure, cut, shape, assemble and join materials made of wood, wood substitutes, lightweight steel and other materials

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses

    • First Aid Certificate
    • Forest Worker Provincial Accreditation
    • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
    • Chainsaw operation training

Type of logging

    • Selective cutting
    • Thinning

Area of specialization

    • Timber harvesting or production

Transportation/travel information

    • Willing to travel regularly
    • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

    • Handling heavy loads
    • Physically demanding
    • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Weight handling

    • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

    • Steel-toed safety boots
    • Hard hat
    • Gloves

Personal suitability

    • Dependability
    • Efficient interpersonal skills
    • Reliability
    • Team player

Screening questions

    • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
    • Are you available for the advertised start date?
    • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
    • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Other benefits

  • Transportation provided by employer