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Field Operations Assistant

Posting ID:     19745
Position Type:   Temporary 
City:   Houston, BC, Canada
Location:   Houston (BC03) 


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:
Our Canfor Houston Woodlands division is currently seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join our team as a Forestry Field Operations Staff.

The Role:
Field Operations Staff will be responsible for layout and/or timber cruising activities. Responsibilities may include photo interpretation and stratification, layout of cutblocks and roads, traversing, pest identification and management, riparian/stream classification, layout reports, cutting permit applications, development of cruise plans, operational cruising and mapping of field information, ecotyping, field resource assessments and assisting Forestry Supervisors as required.


The Candidate:

  • Preference will be given to applicants enrolled or graduated from a forestry program or related field, however anyone with forestry experience is encouraged to apply.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Has the ability to safely perform physically demanding fieldwork in a team environment, and possess a valid Class 5 driver's license.


Successful applicants will be offered a competitive compensation package and the opportunity to expand their skill sets in a challenging and rewarding environment.

Please submit a current driver’s abstract with your resume and cover letter.


Our Talent Acquisition team is actively recruiting on this role and in order to be considered, please apply today!


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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Houston, BC

Houston residents enjoy a relaxed pace of life and omnipresent access to the area’s truly great outdoors. The surrounding area is renowned for its many ultra-clean lakes and rivers, which offer world-class fishing and watersports. Houston in known as “The Steelhead Capital of Canada’ and its thriving eco-tourism industry complements the area’s economic mainstays of forestry and mining. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/houston-bc



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