A step in the right direction!
We have an exciting opportunity for a Forestry Manager in Central BC!
Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. is an integrated wood products manufacturing company with operations throughout north-central British Columbia. Since 1962 the dedicated team at Sinclar Group has been building strong and stable businesses by encouraging leadership and innovation in our workforce, upholding the family values that framed our beginnings, and respecting the needs of the communities in which we all live and work.
Working with integrity is fundamental to the Sinclar Group of Companies. The health and safety of our employees, our commitment to responsible environmental stewardship, ethical dealings with our business partners, and contributing to the economic and social fabric of the communities in which we operate define the essence of who we are.
While our focus is meeting the needs of our customers, our success is driven by our people.
The Opportunity - Forestry Manager
Reporting to the Woodlands Manager, the Forestry Manager, as part of the Sinclar Group Woodlands team and team leader of the forest planning group, will have a strategic focus on long term fibre supply for the Sinclar Group. In this role, you will oversee current and future tenure agreements, foster First Nations and community relations including benefits and partnership agreements, be responsible for financial analysis of respective fibre supply plans and agreements. The woodlands team arranges fibre supply for Lakeland Mills in Prince George, Apollo Forest Products in Fort St. James and Nechako Lumber in Vanderhoof.
With demonstrated professionalism and a steadfast commitment to safety as a priority, you are detail oriented and possess excellent communication and organizational skills. An experienced forestry professional, you deliver business results under pressure, influence and build relationships, communicate effectively and prioritize multiple projects and tasks.
As the successful candidate, you are a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP). Ideally, you will have at least 10 years of well- rounded forestry background with field operational experience; demonstrated supervisory and management skills and a keen appetite for career development, personal growth and achievement.
This position can be based in any of the communities in which we operate, and you must possess valid driver’s license and be willing to travel between the various operations.
Deemed “BC’s northern capital,” Prince George is a lively city of 80,000 people situated in the heart of British Columbia. With early roots as a forest industry town, Prince George’s economy has diversified substantially over the years. Today it is a major center for resource and transportation activity and a service center for communities across the north. It has a thriving economy that offers full opportunities for recreation, housing, employment, education, dining, entertainment and culture.
At the geographical centre of British Columbia, Vanderhoof is a welcoming and inclusive community of nearly 14,500 people within town limits and the surrounding rural area. Offering affordable housing, reasonable tax rates, great education, superior health services, access to government services and a strong retail and service sector, this is a great place to raise a family, operate a business or even retire! Rich in culture, history, natural resources and recreational opportunities, Vanderhoof really is at the heart of it all!
Fort St. James
In a community that offers affordable housing and an idyllic lifestyle for those who enjoy the great outdoors, Fort St. James is an energetic, active and diverse community that genuinely reflects the northern way of life. The gateway to an abundance of trails, mountains and a chain of rivers and lakes that traverse 400 kilometers of central British Columbia, Fort St. James is known for opening its doors and showing its visitors and new residents the beauty of the north.
Join Our Team!
If you are interested in joining an organization that is committed to sustainable growth and innovation while supporting healthy and vibrant communities, please forward your resume with reference to “ Forestry Manager ” in the subject line.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The initial review of applications will begin immediately.
We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Vision care
Work Location: One location