Job Opportunity: Quality Control Supervisor - Dry Land Sort

May 24, 2022

Full-Time Career Opportunity: Apply Now

Taan Forest Limited Partnership (Taan), a subsidiary of Haida Enterprises Corporation (HaiCo) an Indigenous-owned company wholly owned by the Council of the Haida Nation and Secretariate of the Haida Nation is seeking a highly motivated individual like yourself to be part of its Operations Team on Haida Gwaii, an archipelago off the British Columbia Northwest Coast. This is a Full-Time, Permanent Position with opportunities to expand and grow with the company including mentorship, continuing education and advancement.


Position Summary

As Quality Control Supervisor, you will report directly to the Operations Supervisor. You will be overseeing the quality and sorting of fibre in the bush and at the dry land sorts relaying bucking and sorting requirements between Taan’s Log Manager and fallers, processor operators, graders and buckers. You will ensure efficient field sorting and flow to the sorts, accurate scaling and quality of product from Taan’s dry lands including, proper inventory reports to Log Manager as well as bundle, bag, and boom security and cohesiveness.

You will ensure compliance with all Ministry requirements including the marking and transportation of timber on land and on water and contractor adherence to Taan’s Corporate Management System (CMS). Safety standards at sorts will be paramount in your position. You will be the principal liaison with the Sort Contractor.

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 workdays at 7:00am to start your field day returning to the office at 5:00pm daily and be available to sort and falling contractors on an on-going basis.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Leadership and supervisory experience
  • Organized and good communication skills
  • Knowledge of dryland sort activities and log transportation
  • Computer skills including use of Office Suite
  • Class 5 or better Driver’s Licence
  • Small Vessel Operator Proficiency certification considered an asset


Training, Education & Experience

  • Minimum Grad 12 or high school equivalency required
  • Minimum 5 years of coastal logging experience
  • Bucking/ Scaling/ Falling experience an asset



Please forward your resume and cover letter to with the subject line Quality Control Supervisor attention Operations Supervisor. Preference will be given to qualified Haida applicants. Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.

Application Deadline: June 30, 2022


About Taan

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 and Haida Law of Yahguudang – respect all things. The underlying goal is to maximize the benefits from the forest resource on Haida Gwaii for the Haida Nation. Specifically, manage for long term sustainability, increase the number of local forestry and manufacturing jobs on Haida Gwaii, extract the best value possible, and manage the business prudently and effectively.


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


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