Head Cruiser / Cruising Assistant

West Coast Timber Consultants Ltd. - Campbell River, BC (30+ days ago)

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6751 Farnham Road
Courtenay, BC
V9J 1N6
(250)703-1785c (250)283-2323 Office


West Coast Timber Consultants Ltd. (WCTC) is a consulting firm specializing in the Management
of Natural Resources, based out of Courtenay, BC. The company was established on the basic
principle of providing clients with high quality management services within the natural resource
sector. We are currently seeking full time field staff to meet our client’s goals.

THE POSITION - Head Cruiser / Cruising Assistant
WCTC has a full time opportunity for a Head Cruiser managing our cruising department
for our Forestry Operations. This position will be based out of Campbell River. Travel
and some camp work will be required, however it is anticipated that most of the work
will be local. As part of a dedicated operations team, the successful candidate will be
involved in a range of forest inventory planning activities, including daily management
of field crews, completing or assisting with daily timber cruising activities, submissions of
appraisal data for cutting permits and client liaison. This will be a field position with an
office component as required.


The ideal candidate will have the following:
  • at least 3 years Coastal cruising experience as head cruiser
  • an excellent understanding of the demands of coastal cruising
  • familiarity with coastal engineering layout as well as have comprehensive
knowledge of coastal cruising guidelines
  • excellent communication and organizational skills
  • well organized, physically fit, self-motivated
  • valid BC driver’s license and 1st Aid & Transport certificate
  • experience with Trimble , Road Eng and Microsoft Office software would be an
  • Preference will be given to ATC, members registered, or eligible for registration,
with the Association of BC Forest Professionals. Lesser qualified will be
considered for the Cruising Assistant position.

We offer a competitive wage with a comprehensive benefit package. If you are
looking for a change or ready to take on a new rewarding challenge and be part of a
growing team of likeminded co-workers, please reply in confidence by forwarding your
resume and cover letter with references to: wctc@cablerocket.com Attn: Andy Flynn.

We thank you for your interest in working with us, however only shortlist applicants will
be contacted.

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