Full job description

    • Work Term: Permanent
    • Work Language: English
    • Hours: 35 to 50 hours per week
    • Education: No degree, certificate or diploma
    • Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

Work site environment

    • Outdoors
    • Wet/damp
    • Hot
    • Cold/refrigerated

Work setting

    • Relocation costs covered by employer
    • Office building
    • Natural resources
    • Logging sites
    • Forestry and logging
    • Forest industry


    • Resolve work problems, provide technical advice and recommend measures to improve productivity and product quality
    • Provide estimate of costs
    • Operate GPS (Global Positioning System) and other navigation equipment
    • Operate all-terrain vehicles (ATV)
    • Examine plans, drawings and site layouts
    • Ensure that construction permits are obtained
    • Use maps and other trip planning aids
    • Follow directions and read map
    • MS Office
    • Determine precise geographic locations using global positioning systems (GPS) equipment
    • Generate maps and related graphs and charts

Resource usage and environmental studies

    • Slope stability studies

Computer and technology knowledge

    • Map creation software

Type of harvesting

    • Saw log harvesting
    • Pulpwood harvesting

Technical experience

    • Mapping and surveying
    • Forest cover mapping

Additional sector experience

    • Forestry

Area of work experience

    • Resource exploration
    • Design

Planning specialization

    • Resource

Area of specialization

    • Timber harvesting or production
    • Survey
    • Logging company
    • Layout
    • Forest engineering and harvesting
    • Forest measurement and inventory assessment

Survey specialization

    • Land survey

Security and safety

    • Driver’s validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

    • Valid driver’s licence

Work conditions and physical capabilities

    • Physically demanding
    • Standing for extended periods
    • Bending, crouching, kneeling
    • Walking

Weight handling

    • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Personal suitability

    • Judgement
    • Team player
    • Initiative
    • Positive attitude

Screening questions

    • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Green job

    • Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

    • Dental plan
    • Disability benefits
    • Health care plan
    • Paramedical services coverage
    • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

    • Group insurance benefits
    • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Team building opportunities
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program