Pro-Tech Forest Resources is currently looking for Foresters, Forest Technicians, Timber Cruisers or experienced forest workers to add to our team to work on our current forest development projects in the Smithers and Houston areas. A post-secondary education in forestry or environmental science is definitely an asset, but individuals with applicable work experience, a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and the ability to work in very physically demanding conditions are very desirable characteristics.


Forest Development – Individuals will be added to our current forest development team according to their skills and experience. These are dynamic positions that will require multiple phases of forest development to occur on any given day. Experience with the following is an asset.

Block and Road Engineering

Riparian Classification/Treatment

Soils and ecosystem classification

Road traversing and appraisal data collection

GPS Technology

Silviculture Surveys

Office skills with experience in Forestry related software

Timber Cruiser – Applicants must have a comprehensive understanding of the “Province of British Columbia Timber Cruising Manual” as well as practical field experience collecting timber cruise data. ABCFP cruiser designation is definitely an asset but not required. Assistance and support will be offered to any Timber Cruisers interested in pursuing their ABCFP designation. An understanding of the digital cruise plot procedure and the EOS equipment would also be a benefit. Experience in any of the items listed under Forest Development is a strong consideration.

Cruising Assistant – Applicants must possess a basic understanding Timber Cruising, and interest in working within the forest industry, and a willingness to learn. Strong consideration for attitude and work ethic will be given for these positions.

We offer competitive wages, access to our corporate medical benefits package, and a healthy working atmosphere in the beautiful Bulkley Valley. All positions are full-time permanent with flexibility for personal time. Please include work references in your resume.

Starting wages are negotiable depending on work experience, education , work ethic, and attitude. Please contact Scott if you have questions regarding the wage range or overtime noted in this add.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Tagged as: forester, forestry, timber cruiser

About Pro-Tech Forest Resources Ltd

Pro-Tech Forest Resources Ltd. has remained a leading natural resource consulting firm for more than 30 years in Northern British Columbia.  Our diverse and dynamic team is a fully integrated forest development firm specializing in Full-Phase Timber Development, Resource Management Planning, Forest Health, Silviculture, and Geomatics/GIS services.

Pro-Tech is located in the beautiful Bulkley Valley near the communities of Telkwa, Smithers and Houston.  The area is surrounded by several prominent mountain ranges, lakes, world class salmon rivers, and provincial parks where we are spoiled by amenities such as skiing, backcountry touring, hiking, fishing, camping, snowmobiling, excellent schools and athletic programs, shopping, local artisans.   We want our staff to become permanent members of our community with time to enjoy these amenities and are willing to adjust work schedules around personal time and events whenever possible.