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Field Planner in Port McNeill at Western Forest Products

Date Posted: 2/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products is currently seeking a Field Planner to join our North Island Forest Operation (Jeune Landing Location).

This position is responsible for planning, contractor supervision and quality control and silviculture projects. 

Reporting to the Senior Operations Planner, this highly motivated and physically capable individual will be an integral part of the planning team and assist in the following key functions:

  • Support a culture of safety leadership and promotes a respectful workplace
  • Participate in a team environment that shares information, welcomes creativity, and challenges the status quo
  • Plan, schedule and manage planting programs and other silviculture projects
  • Plan, schedule and complete silviculture surveys
  • Prepare and peer review the various plans and assessments associated with cutblock development including:
    • Site Plans; Harvest, Road, Silviculture and Deactivation Instructions; Cutting and Road Permit submissions
  • Assist with road and cutblock layout and the associated harvesting plans
  • Ensure consistency of the planning process with higher level requirements, government legislation, and CSA certification plans
  • Organize and supervise various planning and silviculture consultants
  • Experience in using MS Office Suite, Road Eng, Cenfor, ArcView, Forest Ops, and GPS is an asset.

Job Requirements

All candidates considering this position are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to Registered Professional Foresters with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) however this position may be developed based on the skills and attributes of the ideal candidate.

Candidate who can demonstrate the following leadership attributes will be successful in this role.

  • Planning, organizing and time management
  • Problem solving & results oriented
  • Decision making and judgment
  • Adaptability, flexibility and energy