Forestry technicians work outdoors researching, protecting, and maintaining the forests, grasslands, and mountains. Also known as a forester or a forest worker, forestry technicians work on their own to collect, test, and analyze animal and plant specimens.
- Location: Box 1210Manning, ABT0H 2M0
- Salary: $24.35 hourly for 40 to 60 hours per week
- Terms of employment: Permanent employment
- Day, Weekend
- Start date: Starts as soon as possible
- Benefits: Long term benefits
- Vacancies: 10 vacancies
We are looking for a detail-oriented forestry technician who will be responsible for the collection of data, as well as the protection and maintenance of the natural environment. Forestry technicians are expected to manage and protect the forests and natural resources, regulate enforcement, and work on fire suppression.
The ideal candidate will be an outdoors person, able to work in isolation or in close contact with the public. A forestry technician should be prepared to work in a wide range of positions, from the scientific collection and study of data to the management of campgrounds and recreational areas.
Forestry Technician Responsibilities:
- Collecting, testing, and analyzing animal and plant samples.
- Using test results for insect and disease control.
- Researching wildlife for conservation.
- Managing and protecting natural resources.
- Conducting environmental impact studies.
- Enforcing rules and regulations of campgrounds and other recreational areas.
- Educating the community on conservation and fire safety.
Forestry Technician Requirements:
- A bachelor’s or associate’s degree in the natural sciences.
- Experience in Forestry or a related field.
- Critical thinking and analysis skills.
- The ability to work in isolation or in contact with the public.
- Good communication and mathematical skills.
- College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
2 years to less than 3 years
- Various locations
- Conduct and supervise forest inventory cruises, surveys and field measurement
- Implement, supervise and perform technical functions in silvicultural operation
- Enforce environmental, fire safety and accident prevention regulation
- Provide forestry education, advice and recommendations to woodlot owners
- Develop and maintain computer databases
- Supervise forest tree nursery operations
- Provide technical support to forestry research
Work conditions and physical capabilities
- Attention to detail
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
Long term benefits
- Other benefits
Who can apply to this job?
The employer accepts applications from:
- Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
- Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.
How to apply