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Forestry Supervisor - Harvesting
Posting ID:   9694
Position Type:     Full Time Salaried  
City:   Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
Location:   Grande Prairie (AB01) 

Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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.


Required Skills:

  • University Degree or Technical Diploma in Forestry or Natural Resource Management
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, project management skills, and an ability to work within a team environment
  • Experience across a spectrum of forestry work including cruising, planning, harvesting and silviculture would be considered an asset.
  • Knowledge of applicable BC legislation and policies.
  • Proficient using a computer, familiar with current technology and forestry applications
  • Preference may be given to a candidate who is a Registered Professional Forester and/or a member of the A.B.C.F.P. eligible to write within 2 years.

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

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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Grande Prairie, AB
Grande Prairie is one of Canada’s fastest growing cities and is an exciting place for those who are young, upwardly mobile and in search of an affordable home. The city also offers an array of job aspects and endless cultural and leisure activities. For more information, visit


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