From an early entrepreneurial spark, West Fraser has grown to more than 7,000 employees in 38 operations throughout western Canada and the southern United States. West Fraser was recently named one of Canada and BC’s top 100 employers for 2013.
The position as an Assistant Forester will be a support role to for various forestry related programs within the Woodlands team. Assigned roles and responsibilities will include opportunity to gain skills within planning, harvest operations, and silviculture.
The Assistant Forester is an entry level position that places an emphasis on gaining a wide range of practical experience in many forestry skills. There will be future opportunities for advancement as new skills are acquired, and as opportunities become available throughout the many Woodland groups of West Fraser.
We are looking for Assistant Foresters at the following locations:
BC: Fraser Lake and Chetwynd
AB: Blue Ridge and Slave Lake
The successful candidate is required to be a graduate from a recognized forestry school with either a university degree or a technical diploma and must be eligible to become a registered forestry practitioner. This is a great opportunity for recent graduates. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience in an industrial forest setting. Must love being outdoors!
How to apply:
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and proof of qualifications in confidence to email@example.com
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.