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Reporting to the Area Forester, the Field Forester is responsible for planning the most efficient and productive harvesting operations while following management's plans and adhering strictly to the company's environmental rules and policies.
Conduct watercourse and environmental assessments
Detailed description of the blocks
GPS data collection
Correction and modification of data collected in the field in the GIS software
Determine the season, system and prescription of harvest blocks and regeneration strategy
Plan the most efficient and productive harvesting operations while following management's plans and adhering strictly to the company's environmental rules and policies
Post-secondary education in forestry or a related field
Willingness to work outdoors in all climate conditions
Must be able to work independently with minimum supervision
A valid Class 5 Driver's License with a clean driving record
Practical knowledge of GPS and GIS devices would be an asset
Strong communication skills and attention to detail.