Career Opportunity: Assistant Forester

January 28, 2019

Apply Now: ASSISTANT Forester

Haida Gwaii BC

Taan Forest Limited Partnership (Taan), a subsidiary of Haida Enterprises Corporation (HaiCo) is seeking a highly motivated individual to be part of its forestry team on Haida Gwaii.

As Assistant Forester, you will report directly to the Operations Forest. Working in a team environment you will be responsible to plan and follow through with annual silviculture obligations, complete operational site plans and assist with higher level operational plans. You will work closely with operations staff and contractors and ensure silviculture and salvage contractors are adhering to Taan’s CMS. You will be based out of Taan’s Skidegate office requiring travel to Taan’s operations throughout Graham, Moresby and Louise Islands on Haida Gwaii.



  • University Degree in Forestry or related science program preferred
  • RPF or RPF eligible
  • 3+ years Forestry or related field experience
  • General understanding of Forestry Regulations
  • Silviculture Surveyor Accreditation would be an asset
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Experience with Cengea Resources, Survey Wizard/ Snap, GPS/ GIS Arc info and knowledge of EBM will be considered an asset

Preference in hiring will be given to qualified applicants of Haida ancestry.


Taan Offers a competitive wage and benefits program. Taan is committed to creating a successful forest business and economy on Haida Gwaii based on the management principles of the Strategic Land Use Agreement. The underlying goal is to maximize the benefits from the forest resource on Haida Gwaii and for the Haida Nation. Specifically, manage for long term sustainability, increase the number of local logging and manufacturing jobs on Haida Gwaii, extract the best value possible from the areas harvested, and manage the business prudently and effectively.



To apply for this exciting and unique career opportunity please send a Resume and Cover Letter to with the heading “Forester Job Opportunity attention Planning Manager” by February 14th, 2019. We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.




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