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Seasonal Forestry Opportunity

Posting ID:      18630
Position Type:    Temporary    
City:    Vanderhoof
Location:   BC


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. 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. Each year we hire numerous employees into term positions to work within our Woodlands locations in BC and Alberta located in Prince George, Mackenzie, Vanderhoof, Houston, Fort St. John, the Kootenays, and Grande Prairie (AB). These opportunities have flexible start and end dates and can lead to full-time employment.


The Opportunity:

You’re the motivated, problem solving and ambitious type who likes to keep moving, stay challenged, and work with your hands. Our forest management opportunities are the ideal match for your ability to continuously learn and getting a bit of dirt on your boots doesn’t faze you in the least. Bring your strong work ethic and a mindset of safety to this challenging yet rewarding role.

The Role:


Planning and Field Operations:

  • Timber stratification and preliminary feature identification using Lidar data and imagery
  • Road and cut block layout
  • Site level plans and ecosystem data collection
  • Operational cruising
  • Field information mapping stream and riparian assessments


  • Supervision of planting, vegetation management, and site preparation activities to ensure compliance with Canfor’s safety, environmental, and quality standards
  • Field Assistants will also be involved in completion of post-harvest prescriptions, regeneration surveys, and updating of key Silviculture databases following completion of activities

The Candidate:

  • Current or past enrollment in a forestry or natural resources management program, and/or forestry work experience.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to perform physically demanding fieldwork in a team environment.
  • A valid Class 5 driver’s license


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

We have a wide range of rewarding opportunities in some of the most beautiful and welcoming communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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