Overview

POSITION IS BASED IN MACKENZIE, BC NOT A REMOTE ROLE

Building a premier next generation forest company.
Conifex Inc. — through astute strategic acquisitions and strong leadership is emerging as a major player in the forestry, sawmilling, and biomass power industry. We value our people and take pride in our successes. Operationally, our approach is to blend technology with the expertise of committed, creative, excellence-oriented people.

CONSIDER THE LIFESTYLE

Mackenzie British Columbia offers a warm and welcoming Northern community with outstanding four season outdoor recreational activities, including fishing, hunting, an extensive all season trail systems, nearby ski hill, and recreational centre with pool and arena. A safe and secure family focused community, with excellent home affordability, modern schools, activity centers, and health facilities on your doorstep.

Investing in our People – Building our Team

As an integral part of the Fibre Team, the Silviculture Supervisor is responsible for implementing the operational delivery of key aspects of Conifex’s Silviculture Program, liaising with the Harvesting team, Planning Superintendent, as well as First Nations, External Partners and Stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure the highest level of workplace safety through implementation of systems, audits, and practices.
  • Supervise direct reporting staff to create a highly functional aligned team.
  • Remaining compliant with existing legislation and Sustainable Forest Management requirements
  • Participate in seedling sourcing and procurement activities with nurseries.
  • Preparation of major contracts (i.e. planting and nurseries)
  • Assist in the timely and accurate calculation and reconciliation of silviculture accruals and reforestation liabilities.
  • Satisfying internal and external audit protocols with regards to future liabilities and business practices
  • Remaining compliant with all applicable Occupational Health and Safety Requirements, existing legislation, and Sustainable Forest Management requirements
  • Manage contractor safety, performance, and environmental leadership.
  • Implementation of and quality assessments for all silviculture programs including tree planting, site preparation, brushing, surveys, milestone declarations and preparation of SP amendments
  • Participate in the on-going refinement of standard operating procedures & business processes including Surveys, Free growing declarations, Stock types, Treatment activities and LRM data management.
  • Participate in the development and communication of new program initiatives and opportunities for improvement.
  • Participate in Opportunities To Be Heard for any alleged non-compliances by C&E
  • Mentoring temporary staff in the implementation of the silviculture programs
  • May need to spend time in logging camps and work a diverse range of hours.

Requirements

  • University Degree or Technical Diploma in Forestry or Natural Resource Management. RPF, RFT
  • Registered as a forestry professional with Forest Professionals BC
  • Strong work ethic and love of the outdoors
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, project management skills, and an ability to work within a team environment.
  • Ability to build partnerships with First Nations and stakeholders, and foster trust.
  • Knowledge of applicable BC legislation and policies
  • Self-motivated team player with ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Strong computer skills and aptitude for forestry-based technologies
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience across a spectrum of forestry work including cruising, planning, harvesting and silviculture would be considered an asset

We are building our team at Conifex. We value honesty, hard work, accountability, respect, trust, and safety. Just as we are investing in our mills we are investing in our people. Conifex offers respectable training as well as development opportunities.

Applicants will be accepted until the position has been successfully filled.

Here is what we offer:

  • Excellent financial compensation and health benefit package, including an annual health spending allowance.
  • A wide range of career and professional development and training opportunities
  • Flexible work hours
  • A future which is supported by a robust timber supply
  • The chance to live and work in an active and growing community offering the best aspects of small town life with a wide range of amenities, including superb outdoor recreational opportunities of all types, a recreational center (pool and arena), extensive all season trail systems, golf course, hospital, and nearby ski hill (Power King); all within a 2 hour drive of the city of Prince George, the University of Northern B.C, and an international airport.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Vision care

Application question(s):

  • Willing to relocate to Mackenzie, BC?

Work Location: On the road