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Field Operations Cruising Supervisor (Temporary)

Posting ID:     17496
Position Type:    Temporary 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   CAC - Canfor (BC14) 


Who We Are:


At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.


We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.


You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.


The Opportunity:
Canfor is currently looking for a strong leader with proven forestry experience to join our team as a temporary contract seasonal Forestry – Field Operations Cruising Supervisor

The Role:

In this role, the Forestry - Field Operations Cruising Supervisor will be instrumental in planning field and office activities, while managing relationships with internal staff and external Consultants.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conduct both field and office activities which relate to preworks, layout, cruising and final field packages in a safe and productive manner.
  • Oversee the companies cruising program, including contract management, cruise plan development, check cruise responsibilities, cruise data review and submissions to the government of check cruise requests.
  • 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.
  • Participating in Continuous Improvement initiatives and other team projects as requested.


The Candidate:

  • University Degree or Technical Diploma with a minimum of 3 years forestry experience.
  • Excellent leadership, communication & project management skills, with the ability to work within a team environment.
  • Knowledge of applicable B.C. legislation and policies.
  • Proficient in using a computer & related software and forestry applications.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license


Applicants are asked to submit a current driver’s abstract with their resume.

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

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

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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Prince George, BC

Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit

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