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Field Team Leader (Harvesting)- Chetwynd

Posting ID:     17786
Position Type:   Temporary  
City:   Chetwynd, BC, Canada 
Location:   Chetwynd (BC01) 

 

Who We Are:

 

At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.

 

We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.

 

You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.

 

The Opportunity:

Canfor is currently looking for a motivated forestry professional to join our team as a Field Team Leader (Harvesting) for our Chetwynd Woodlands Division in a temporary 12 month position.

 

The Role:

The Field Team Leader (Harvesting) is responsible for managing the delivery of harvested volumes as identified in the harvest schedule to the identified manufacturing facility while fulfilling all additional Company commitments and supporting the Operations and Forestry teams at the division.  This is a Temporary 12 month position and a member of the Canfor Woodlands team.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure activities are conducted in compliance with all applicable Occupational Health and Safety Requirements, forestry legislation, Canfor’s Environmental Policy, Forestry Principles, and Forestry Management System.
  • Implement and sustain OBB identified efficiencies and cost savings initiatives
  • Managing all activities associated with harvesting, including: supervision of logging, road construction, maintenance and deactivation, completion of waste assessments, hazard abatement and productivity audits.
  • Planning and delivery of volume to the Canfor Sawmill and other customers.
  • Tracking, reporting and root cause analysis of safety, quality, cost, and delivery results.
  • Administrative and environmental management activities.
  • Preparing budgets and managing costs within your specific responsibilities.
  • Change Circumstance reporting
  • Road inspections
  • Ensuring contractors are effective and efficient.

 

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • University Degree or Technical Diploma with a minimum of 5 years forestry experience.
  • Eligibility for professional designation with Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals
  • Excellent leadership, communication & project management skills, with the ability to work within a team environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable British Columbia legislation and policies.
  • Proficient in using a computer & related software and forestry applications.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license

 

Preference may be given to those with extensive experience with:

  • Varied experience in Forest Planning, Cutting Permit acquisition, Harvesting and Silviculture
  • Fostering positive First Nations relationships


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Chetwynd, BC
Chetwynd’s rich natural environment makes it a magnet for anyone scouting for a great outdoor experience. Carved out of the lush natural environment of the surrounding Peace River Country, it is also an appealing community for any young family and offers moderately priced homes, an excellent health care system and great schools. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/chetwynd


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