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Forestry Supervisor - Permitting
Posting ID:     9663
Position Type:   Full Time Salaried 
City:   Houston, BC, Canada
Location:   Houston (BC03)   

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 and completing all activities associated with cutting permit and road permit acquisitions.
  • Supervision of layout and cruising, completion of site plans, appraisals, engineered cost estimates, preparation of information for electronic submissions and completing electronic submissions.
  • Conducting field and office activities in a safe and productive manner.
  • Ensuring that activities are conducted in compliance with operational plans, company policy and legal requirements.
  • Playing a key role in ensuring that certification and sustainable forest management goals are met.
  • Meeting goals with respect to delivery of timber that meets a profile and cost targets.
  • Ensuring contractors comply with applicable internal and external health and safety requirements, including SAFE company certification.
  • Implementing efficiencies and cost savings through the Canfor Performance Management processes and Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Providing and supporting a positive atmosphere for personal, professional and team development.


Required Skills:

  • Registered or eligible for registration as an RPF or RFT with the Association of BC Forest Professionals.
  • Associated university degree or technical diploma with a minimum of 3 years of related forestry experience.
  • Excellent leadership, communication and project management skills, with the ability to work within a team environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable BC forestry and related legislation and policies.
  • Proficient in the use of computers and related software to forestry applications.

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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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

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