April 29, 2024

Forester "Open Until Filled"

Job Summary

Stswecem’c Xgat’tem Development Corporation (SXDLP) is a progressive and dynamic Indigenous-owned corporation dedicated to fostering economic growth and prosperity for the First Nation (SXFN). The position of Forester oversees the administration and management of specific forest projects and contracts and supports the Forest Manager in the development of operations plan, contracts, budgets, and expenses of the forest division of the corporation. Reports to the Forest Manager.  

Qualifications

Education

  • Registered or eligible for Registration with the ABCFP preferred but not necessary. 

Experience

  • General working knowledge of various forest operational activities. (development/silviculture/harvesting).
  • Detail oriented and organized.
  • Previous experience working in the forestry sector with First Nation Community is an asset.

Knowledge

  • Basic working knowledge of BC Forest Legislation and Policies.
  • Knowledge of forest management planning, silviculture and harvesting operations including some knowledge of operational costs and pricing.
  • Three years or more work experience in a comparable position with demonstrated increasing responsibilities.  
  • Thorough understanding of forest policies, guidelines, and regulations.
  • Experience in developing operational plans, budgets, management of forest crews, and financial reporting. 
  • Ability to write technical reports. 
  • Ability to work safely in a forestry environment and follow all safety guidelines.

Conditions of Employment

  • Must maintain strict confidentiality in performing duties and demonstrates personal attributes of integrity, respect, trust, honesty, compassion, and accountability.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Criminal Records Check.
  • Must have and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Licence.
  • Must provide a vehicle in good operating condition and appropriate vehicle insurance to meet program requirements.
  • Must reside in the geographic region (i.e., Williams Lake, 100 Mile House, Clinton) to be able to work at SXDC main office located in Dog Creek southwest of the town called Williams Lake.

Salary: Will be based on the candidate’s education and experience. (Range for this position $35.00 to $45.00 pr hr.)

To Apply: Interested Applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume outlining how your skills and experience fit the position along with their resume and wage expectation to:  employment@sxdc.ca

Applications will only be considered from those eligible to work in Canada. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:     Open Until Filled

“We thank all those who apply however, only those selected for an Interview will be contacted”.

Article written by SXDC Ltd.
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