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Harvest Supervisor

Posting ID:      27026
Position Type:    Regular   
City:    Cranbrook, BC, Canada 
Location:   Cranbrook Offices


As Harvest Supervisor, you’ll be working for one of the largest and best-managed forestry companies in the world as you manage our daily harvesting activities. Canfor is deeply engaged in innovation and technology, so you will be utilizing cutting-edge systems for tracking, reporting, root cause analysis of safety, quality, cost, and result delivery.  You’ll be responsible for the supervision of logging, road construction, maintenance & deactivation, waste assessments, and hazard abatement. Your strong attention to detail abilities will come into play as you prepare budgets, manage costs, and provide administrative and environmental management activities. 


This is a tremendous” opportunity to work with a talented group of forestry professionals and top of line equipment, as our robust operations and harvesting systems are some of the best in the biz!


A day in the life of a Harvesting Supervisor will include:

  • 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. 

  • Participating in Continuous Improvement initiatives and other team projects as requested. 

  • 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. 

  • You will be required to work and form positive relationships with suppliers, First Nations, government agencies and other stakeholders. 


In a perfect world, you have a University Degree or Technical Diploma in Forestry or Natural Resource Management along with knowledge of applicable BC legislation and policies. Bonus points if you have experience across a spectrum of forestry work, and are comfortable forming positive relationships with suppliers, Indigenous communities, government agencies, and other stakeholders. Bonus-bonus points if you are a registered Professional Forester and/or a member of the A.B.C.F.P.


If you are a leader of people with forestry experience who believes safety comes first and “pining” for an amazing career growth opportunity, click that “apply” button today.   



The salary range for this position is: $80,000.00-$100,000.00


Please Note: The range provided is for base salary only. In addition to base salary, Canfor proudly offers its employees a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. It features programs such as performance-based incentive plans, recognition programs, benefits, paid leaves, pension plans with base and matching contributions, savings options and robust health & well-being initiatives. We also continually invest in the development of our talent to help them thrive professionally and personally. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized and rewarded.


Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location.

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