Bionera and its parent company, PRT Growing Services, are the leaders in establishing and managing large-scale woody biomass plantations to help solve energy, waste management and environmental issues. Bionera is a leader in willow crop plantation establishment and management. Together, with our associates in the environmental consulting and irrigation industries, we can provide low-risk, turn-key solutions for disposal of municipal and industrial waste, including biosolids and wastewater.
As a member of the management team, you will be liaising with the field team to ensure the timely planning, coordination, and execution of operations for Bionera. You will also be expected to interact, report, and communicate with our customers and stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have successfully managed large resource-based projects. Responsibilities will include budget preparation, stakeholder relationships, logistics planning, and field team management. The successful applicant must enjoy traveling, and working away from home, outside, in various weather conditions. We have just completed phase 1 of a three year mine reclamation project in Forestburg, Alberta; this is an exciting time to join our team!
Bionera is in a unique situation to offer this position out of the following locations:
PRT Nursery Locations in Beaverlodge AB, Armstrong BC, or Prince George BC. Options in the Calgary, Red Deer, or Edmonton, AB areas will also be considered. Please specify your area of interest with your application.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:The ideal candidate will have:
o A bachelor’s degree or diploma in agriculture, horticulture, or forestry, or the equivalent combination of education & experience
o Five or more years of management in the agriculture, horticulture, crop production, forestry, or tree planting field
o Proven involvement leading and managing teams, with the ability to work independently
o Strong planning, organization, and time management skills, with sustained flexibility to adapt to changing situations
o Experience managing and developing Occupational Health and Safety Programs, Integrated Pest Management, and herbicide application processes
o Strong computer skills with proficiency in MS-Excel, MS-Word, MS-Outlook
o Must have a valid driver’s license and a current First Aid Ticket
o Candidates with experience operating, maintaining, and repairing farming equipment will be preferred
o Knowledge or experience with continuous process improvement in a production environment will be seen as an asset
o Pesticide Applicator Certificate (AB & SK) may be required
Compensation, Benefits & Workplace Culture:
o Highly competitive annual salary matching your level of experience and ability
o Bonus incentive program – up to 10% of annual salary
o Matching RRSP program
o Comprehensive benefits package inclusive of extended health, dental, provincial medical with all premiums paid by the employer
o We provide a supportive team structured environment, a strong safety culture, and a commitment to the environment
o Our PRT locations are vibrant and fun communities with employees who share a strong passion for the “green” nature of our business and doing their part in regenerating the forests of North America
How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter and resume through the Career Page of our website at https://wwwbionera.com Applications will be accepted until the successful candidate has been hired. To learn more about Bionera, please visit: www.bionera.com
Thank you for applying; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.