Forestry Supervisor

Forestry Supervisor

Website KDL RM

The Organization:

Highbridge Human Capital is delighted to be working with our client KDL Resource Management in a search for a Forestry Supervisor in Northern BC.

Today, KDL Resource Management (KDLRM) provides comprehensive, professional, and environmentally sustainable resource management services. KDLRM currently operates three professional forestry divisions in Prince George, Fort St. James, and Mackenzie, and offers project management throughout the province. They specialize in comprehensive tenure and forest management, working with their partners to develop opportunities, manage tenures, and market forest products. KDLRM looks forward to continuing to expand its presence and offerings across BC, positioning itself as a leader in professional resource services.

KDLRM is a part of Meraki Resources, a BC-based, diversified group of companies that offers fully comprehensive, community-oriented resource management and development solutions. Their key business areas are woodlands management, professional forestry, harvesting, forestry road construction, log hauling, log sales, civil construction and heavy-duty equipment and truck service and parts. While the companies are run autonomously, they are united by their commitment to quality and continuous improvement.

Today the Meraki Family continues to grow and expand, offering its customers access to a greater number of services with the same great care. Meraki is still family oriented, and employee focused, and they’re proud of their 40 year success story that combines resource development and forest management.

The Opportunity:

KDL Resource Management is currently seeking an experienced Forestry Field Supervisor to join their team. Their Forestry Field Supervisors organize and implement timber development projects. As such, candidates need to be flexible in building new skills and exploring diverse opportunities. The KDL Forestry work projects are located throughout northern BC. Camp stay, travel and overtime hours may be required.

A day in the life of the Forestry Supervisor

Duties may include (but are not limited to):

  • GPS traversing.
  • Road and block layout.
  • Riparian classification.
  • Stream classification.
  • Timber reconnaissance.
  • Timber cruising.
  • Ecological Data collection.
  • Field crew training and supervision.

What you bring to the Company:

  • Valid class 5 driver’s license required.
  • 5 years plus of previous experience in related work.
  • Post-Secondary education in the natural sciences and/or technical forestry is preferred.
  • Must be able to demonstrate competencies in all phases of timber development including supervision.
  • Registration with the ABCFP is an asset.
  • Must operate with professional independence and strong communication.
  • Good organizational and time management skills.
  • Willingness to travel and work in an outdoor environment in remote locations.
  • Safe work mindset is required.

Our “must haves” that make you great:

  • Possess a good understanding of the Forestry business.
  • Possess a good understanding of logging.
  • Exceptional problem solving and analytical skills.
  • The ability to balance cost control and quality with a strategic perspective.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Excellent communications skills – dealing with peers, building relationships with government workers, dealing with clients and contractors.
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to focus, plan and meet deadlines while managing multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Ability to deliver results.
  • Computer literate with strong MS Office abilities (Excel in particular).

We offer:

  • Full time work in a safe work environment.
  • Competitive total compensation package.
  • On-going professional mentoring and training.
  • Working in the context of a larger professional group within a broader forestry and operational logging context.
  • Diverse range of industrial, Indigenous clients, governments, and bio-energy sector clients.
  • Progressive and innovative company.

Location Perks

For those who love to live and play where they work –The Fort St. James region offers a bounty of recreational activities including- fishing, hunting, hiking, biking, running, skating, snowshoeing, cross-county skiing, downhill skiing, curling, ATV, snowmobile, horseback riding, boating, camping, music/art festivals and more!

KDL Resource Management is a team of passionate and dedicated forestry professionals. We believe that the future of forestry needs ethical, sustainable, and modern solutions. It also needs talented individuals like yourself. We treat you like family, and in our industry, there’s an endless stream of opportunities waiting for you.

NOTE: Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted. Please accept our utmost appreciation for your interest. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Employment decisions are based on merit and business needs, and not on race, color, creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, provincial and local laws and ordinances. Reasonable accommodation is available for qualified individuals with disabilities, upon request. This Equal Employment Opportunity policy applies to all practices relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, discipline, transfer, termination and all other terms and conditions of employment. While management is primarily responsible for seeing that equal employment opportunity policies are implemented, you share in the responsibility for assuring that, by your personal actions, the policies are effective. #HP

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