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Planning Supervisor

Posting ID:      19542
Position Type:    Regular/Full-Time    
City:    Cranbrook, BC, Canada 
Location:   Cranbrook Offices (BC23) 


Canfor’s strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.  


The Opportunity:
Canfor is currently looking for a strong leader with proven forestry experience to join our team as a Planning Supervisor.

The Role:

In this role, the Planning Supervisor will be instrumental in planning field and office activities, while managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct both field and office activities which relate to Planning, including block design and reconnaissance in a safe and productive manner.
  • Assist in the management of Canfor’s Sustainable Forest Management Plan and Forest Operations Schedule.
  • Ensure compliance with operational plans, company policy and legal requirements.
  • Work and form positive relationships with Internal Customers, Team members, External Customers, First Nations, Government Agencies, the Public and other Stakeholders.
  • Achieve key performance measures by applying the principles of performance management.
  • Preparing budgets and managing costs within your specific responsibilities.
  • Participating in Continuous Improvement initiatives and other team projects as requested.


The Candidate:

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


All qualified candidates are encouraged to submit their applications no later than 4:00pm PST on October 2nd, 2020.


At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 


We are not your run of the mill forest products company, join us and find out why. #canfortalent


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