Overview

Job Opportunity: Timber Cruiser

Employee type: Full time

Location: Flexible (Kamloops, 100 mile House, Salmon Arm- BC Locations)

Compensation: $25/hr – $30/hr

Come Grow with Us! Forsite is hiring for Timber Cruiser with experience and demonstrated aptitude in timber cruising or related forest sampling. The position would be based out of our Southern Interior locations in Salmon Arm, Kamloops or 100 Mile House, BC.

WHO WE ARE

With 11 locations throughout Canada, Forsite Consultants Ltd. is a leading provider of integrated forest land development and management services. Our staff are industry leaders in forestry technology, strategic planning, resource and land management and professional forestry. Forsite has been SAFE certified since 2007 and is committed to growth, innovation and maintaining a safe and respectful working environment.

At Forsite we will excel by being a flexible, adaptable, people-oriented business that grows and profits by creating value for our customers and opportunities for our employees. We will apply our skills, knowledge and technologies to be the best forest management company. We value fostering and sustaining an environment of diversity and inclusion where everyone can reach their full potential.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

The Timber Cruiser is responsible for forest development activities including the development of cruise plans, operational timber cruising, quality control, data summary, the development of final cruise maps, and the compilation of cruise data and deliverables. While this position is heavily balanced to field work, both field and office duties are required. Work in other phases of timber development should be anticipated.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES

A safety conscious attitude.
Broad understanding of, and experience in, general forestry practices and
operational forest planning.
Minimum of 1 year of timber cruising experience in British Columbia.
Valid driver’s license with a clean abstract.
ATC or ATE accreditation or working towards becoming an ATC or ATE is preferred.
Registration with the FPBC (or eligible for registration) as a professional forester (RPF) and/or forest technologist (RFT) will be considered as an asset.
Experience in supervising technical assistants.

WHAT WE PROVIDE

In addition to a challenging and rewarding work environment, Forsite provides competitive wages, a solid benefits package, supported professional development and a company matched pension program.

Forsite welcomes applications from everyone and is looking for the most suitable individual with the skills and knowledge to effectively complete the duties required of the position.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position, please go to Forsite career page: https://forsite.ca/job-postings/

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