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Forsite Consultants Ltd

AC Student Forest Technician

– Salmon Arm, British Columbia
Employment Type Seasonal Full-time

This job posting is restricted to AC forestry students.  If you are not an AC forestry student, please apply to your school's posting.

Forsite, an innovative forest and land management company, with several locations throughout B.C. is looking for candidates interested in challenging entry level position(s) within our Northern and Southern Interior Operations.

At Forsite we excel by being a flexible, adaptable, people-oriented business.  We are successful through creating value for our customers and opportunities for our employees. Through our commitment to forest land management in BC we create an environment that challenges our staff and provides opportunity for personal and professional growth.

Locations:

  • Salmon Arm, BC
  • Kamloops, BC
  • Prince George, BC
  • Smithers, BC
  • 100 Mile House, BC
  • Fort St. John, BC

Forest Technicians:

Seasonal forestry staff will be responsible for providing technical support to project teams in all aspects of timber development and silviculture operations. Multiphase timber development includes timber reconnaissance, field engineering, riparian and ecological assessments, timber cruising, and GPS traversing. Silviculture services include surveys, prescription development, planting supervision, and silviculture management.

Four and eight month terms are available. Graduates have excellent opportunities for full-time employment.

Requirements:

  • A passion for forestry and working outdoors.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean abstract.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must provide personal field gear (boots, cruiser vest, rain gear).

In addition, you should demonstrate the following:

  • A professional, friendly and courteous manner, being service & team oriented.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Initiative and perseverance.
  • Self-direction, flexibility and the ability to work under limited direct supervision.
  • A willingness to learn and accept new challenges.

If you have not already done so, please go to http://www.forsite.ca/careers-for-students and view Forsite's Student Recruiting video.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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  • Location
    Salmon Arm, British Columbia
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    Seasonal Full-time
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