Here is an exciting development opportunity for a forester who is looking to expand their knowledge of woodlands activities which produce a stable fibre supply supporting manufacturing excellence! We are looking for a professional forester who wants to gain new skills and build a career in our family business.
You will have opportunity to gain skills through assigned roles and responsibilities within a team environment in the planning, silviculture, and operations aspects of the business, with an emphasis on gaining a wide range of practical experience in forestry closely tethered to a speciality manufacturing facility. Reporting to the Woodlands Manager, the Forestry Supervisor- Planning will work with a team of professionals responsible for all woodland’s development activities. You will enjoy a balanced mix of field and office work, with exposure to all aspects of the supply chain process within a specialty manufacturing company.
Skills and Experience:
Gilbert Smith Forest Products (GSFP) is a family owned and operated specialty cedar lumber sawmill, located in picturesque Barriere, BC. For the last 65 years we have remained competitive in a variety of markets by investing in our plant and our people. Most recently we made significant capital investments into our production facility along with implementing new technologies for the woodlands department. As the largest employer in Barriere, we are deeply connected to the community and are committed to supporting residents through scholarships, donations to local causes and staff participation in local events.
GSFP provides a competitive compensation package. We offer a friendly, professional work environment where your work will be recognized and appreciated.
If you are ready to build your career in a challenging development opportunity, submit your cover letter and resume. For more information about Gilbert Smith, visit our website.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Expected start date: 2020-07-25
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
To keep our staff healthy we have implemented work-from-home and have protocols for in-office and field work.