Career Opportunity: Forestry Assistant

November 13, 2018

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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 Forestry Assistant, you will report directly to the Area Forester. This is an introductory role to forestry where you will be working in a team environment and exposed to several different aspects of forestry including silviculture work, cultural feature identification, crew supervision and assist Taan Foresters and Engineers with day to day activities.
This is an hourly position requiring up to 48 hrs a week of work. Your work attitude and skills will continually be evaluated for other positions and career opportunities at Taan and other Haico Companies. This position is based out of Taan’s Skidegate office and will require travel to Taan’s operations throughout Graham, Moresby and Louise Islands on Haida Gwaii. You will be expected to be at Taan’s Skidegate office work days at 7:00am to start your field day returning to the office at 5:00pm daily.

 

Qualifications

  • Interest in Forestry
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Class 5 or better Driver’s Licence
  • 18+ years of age
  • Experience with Silviculture work will be considered an asset
  • CFI accreditation will be considered an asset

 

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.

 

Applications

To apply for this exciting career opportunity please send a Resume and Cover Letter to info@taanforest.com with the heading “Forestry Assistant Job Opportunity attention Planning Manager” by December 1st, 2018.

We thank all candidates for their interest however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: DECEMBER 01, 2018

 

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