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Harvesting Supervisor - Houston

Posting ID:     21005
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time 
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:
Canfor is currently looking for a strong leader with proven forestry experience to join our team as a Harvesting Supervisor.

The Role:

The Harvesting Supervisor reports directly to the Harvesting Superintendent and will oversee all activities associated with harvesting, road construction, and road maintenance.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing all activities associated with harvesting, including supervision of logging, road construction, maintenance, deactivation, utilization 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.


The Candidate:

  • 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.





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. 


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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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