Planning Coordinator

West Fraser Timber - Chetwynd, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job Details

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company, listed on the TSX and recognized for the seventh time, as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within. We are looking for an individual interested in a long-term career with us. We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? Our Chetwynd Forest division has an opportunity for a:

Planning Coordinator

Reporting to the Planning Superintendent, the Planning Coordinator will work with a team of professionals responsible for all timber development activities. Our Planning Coordinators enjoy a balanced mix of field and office work, with exposure top all aspects of our diversified and integrated business.

Core Duties include:
Timber reconnaissance and development, cutting permit acquisition and appraisals
Government and First Nations liaison
Contract administration and supervision
Harvesting and road plans
Incorporating wildlife and other environmental values into harvest area designs
Completing all necessary field work including cut block and road layout
Consulting stakeholders

The ideal candidate will possess:
A Registered Professional Forester Designation (RPF), with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP), or on the path to becoming an RPF
2 years of relevant forestry experience
Some experience in planning and cutting permit development
Working knowledge of the appraisal system and timber cruising
Candidates with lesser experience or qualifications or suited for other opportunities may be considered for this position or other positions within our Woodlands Team

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply today in confidence by submitting your resume and cover letter to

For more information on West Fraser and other career opportunities, visit our website at

We thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.