Overview

OPERATIONS FORESTER

Dryden Fibre Canada which consumes upwards of 1.9 million cubic meters of Fibre annually, is seeking an individual to join our Forestlands Team. The City of Dryden is located on the North shoreline of the Wabigoon Chain of Lakes along the Trans-Canada Highway. It is located midway between Winnipeg, Manitoba, and Thunder Bay, Ontario, and is surrounded by wilderness, lakes, and landscapes.

Reporting to the Operations Manager and working in conjunction with the Forestlands team, your role will be to provide leadership in the implementation of our safety, forest stewardship, production, and quality standards for our contract harvest and silvicultural activities on Dryden Fibre Canada’s tenure areas.

More specifically, you will:

  • Work with the Operations Manager to develop operational plans to meet the supply needs of both Dryden Fibre Canada and external customers.
  • Participate in the budgeting process as well the development of Annual Work Schedules (AWS) and Annual Reports (AR).
  • Supervise Dryden Fibre Canada’s contract harvesting and haul operations to ensure compliance with the associated Forest Management Plans.
  • Assist the Operations Team with monitoring of road construction and road maintenance.
  • Plan, implement and supervise silviculture operations on tenure areas.
  • Liaise with the MNRF regarding operations and silvicultural programs.

Your profile:

  • The ideal candidate will possess a Forestry degree or suitable combination of education and experience.
  • Certified in compliance (FOIP) inspection and eligible to apply for membership with OPFA.
  • Solid operational skills and experience with Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
  • Strong beliefs and behaviours in safety, professional ethics, environmental values, and results.
  • You demonstrate leadership capabilities and are a team player with solid communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with a diverse group of forestry industry, government, resource users and community members.

If you are interested in an opportunity to work with an organization that is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a full range of employee benefits and a competitive wage package, consider joining our Team. Please submit your cover letter, resume, and certificate, in PDF format, in confidence, by July 10th, 2024, at 3:00pm CDT.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Accommodations for applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

Job Type: Full-time

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2024-07-10