RPF Registered Professional Forester or Forest Tech (RFT)

Brisco Wood Preservers Ltd., a major Canadian Pole Producer of CCA treated wood poles to Western utilities and communications companies, is seeking to hire a Registered Professional Forester or Forest Tech for the Edson Alberta area.

General Summary: Reporting to the Superintendent of Operations, the Professional Forester or Forest Tech is required to aid in monitoring and planning silvicultural activities and forest operations, as well as other duties as required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and direct woodlands harvesting, reforestation, silviculture and fire prevention and fire suppression programs, road building, wildlife management, environmental protection and insect and vegetation control programs
  • conduct forest timber inventories and analyze forests using computer hardware and software
  • Ensure adherence to government regulations and company objectives
  • Monitor contract compliance and results of forestry activities
  • participate in research, analyze data and prepare technical reports
  • perform auditing and compliance functions


· Experience in Forest industry with minimum 2 years as Registered Forest Tech or Registered Professional Forester in Alberta.

· Excellent communication skills and people skills.

· Must be Physically Fit . able to work independently and outdoors.

· Must have own vehicle, position requires driving to locations off of main highways

· Proficient with computers, various programs.

· Self reliant, organized, motivated and quality oriented.

This is a Full Time position, which offers a competitive wage and benefit package. Wage depending upon experience.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

How to Apply: Please address cover letter and resume to Ken Oler – Superintendent of Operations and e-mail pdf file

Deadline for application is 5:00 pm (MST) Friday, August 9, 2024.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $30.00-$40.00 per hour

Expected hours: 44 per week


  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Edson, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Professional Forester or Forestry Tech: 2 years (required)


  • English (required)


  • Professional Forester or Forestry Tech (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2024-08-09
Expected start date: 2024-07-22