Planning Forester

Aspen Planers - Merritt, BC (30+ days ago)

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Full Time Employment Opportunity
The Place: The Woodlands Division of Aspen Planers Ltd in Merritt BC is currently accepting resumes for a Planning Forester to begin immediately.

The Position: Aspen Planers Ltd. is seeking a dynamic, self-starting, team-orientated individual to serve
as a Planning Forester. This is a permanent, full-time position working under the direction and
supervision of the company’s Planning Manager – Woodlands. While this position requires significant
office time, flexible field time is also a requirement as needed.

Responsibilities

Take the lead in maintaining Aspens environmental certification programs
Lead the implementation and maintenance of Aspens Forest Stewardship Plan
Take the lead on producing and reviewing company site and harvest plans to a high professional standard
Ensure that all planning documents and associated records and documentation are accurately and thoroughly prepared and submitted
Lead stakeholder and First Nations referrals/information sharing summaries to ensure effective, thorough, and efficient approvals are obtained
Attend Timber Supply Area (TSA) meetings, including active participation in specific committees.
Take the lead on managing and implementing current forest policy and legislation in operations
managed by Aspen Planers

Qualifications:
ABCFP Registered Forest Technologist or Registered Professional Forester designation
3 – 5 years of work experience as a Forestry Planner with the responsibilities identified
Strong Knowledge of BC Forestry Legislation, policy and procedures
Capable of directing and managing staff and contractors in planning related duties
Strong understanding, knowledge, and implementation of efficient and cost-effective operations in business
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organization skills, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team in a changing environment.
Salary will be commensurate with experience and education. Interested applicants please send cover

letter and resume to the following address:
Attention: Trevor Ball, R.P.F
Planning Manager

Aspen Planers Ltd.
Woodlands Division
P.O. Box 160
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8
Or by email: trevorball@apgroup.ca
While all applications are appreciated, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.