Silviculture Forester

Posted a month ago

Job Description

When you join our team as a Silviculture Forester, you will be responsible for various portions of the silviculture program including the planning, and management of mechanical site preparation, seed procurement, tree planting, stand tending, and survey activities. This is a growth position with opportunities for increased responsibilities and leadership. The successful candidate will play a role in ensuring all legal and social obligations are met in a cost-efficient manner.

What You’ll Do

Promote, lead and exhibit Interfor Safety Culture. Meet divisional and corporate environmental goals, compliance with regulatory requirements and Sustainable Forestry Initiative certification standards. Assist in the planning, implementation, administration and management of the silviculture program, and post-harvest activities. Provide leadership and direction to contractors, consultants, and junior staff. Manage safety, quality, environmental, and production goals with contractors.

What You Offer

Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) with the FPBC in good standing, or eligible for registration. Minimum 2 years of forestry experience in a similar capacity and a passion for silviculture. Willingness to learn, be creative and adapt to change. Knowledge of forest legislation, regulations and guidelines specific to silviculture. Proficiency with databases, Excel, Word and Powerpoint. Experience supervising staff and/or contractors. Flexible schedule, especially in the spring. Familiarity with silviculture software including LRM, ARCView, Plant/Survey Wizard SNAP and Government of BC forestry applications. Possess at minimum a valid Class 5 B.C. driver’s license that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job. Positive attitude, dependable and able to work effectively in an interactive and energetic team environment. Work efficiently and be able to prioritize multiple projects/tasks. Identify and reduce risk, throughout all aspects of the program. Excellent interpersonal, communication, time management and organizational skills. Demonstrated strong analytical, innovative, and logical thinking skills.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions.

You’ll also get a competitive benefits package including:

Extended Health & Dental Short Term Disability Insurance Long Term Disability Insurance Life and AD&D Insurance Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance RRSP Matching Plan Participation in our Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP) Paid Vacation Employee Assistance Program

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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