ASSISTANT SILVICULTURALIST ID: 57903

Deadline Date: 2019/01/30

Location: Marathon

Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation The Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation (NFMC) is a new Crown Agency that is located in Marathon, Ontario. The NFMC is responsible for planning, harvesting, and all renewal and silviculture activities on the Pic and White River Forests.

Posting Date:
2019/04/03
City:
 Marathon
Province:
 Ontario
Address:
 
Start Date:
 
Identifier:
 newJobs
Type:
 Contract
Hours:
 50 hrs/week ,7:00am to 5:00pm
Wage:
 $850 to $930/week
Number of positions:
 1
Days of work:
 
Occupation:
 Natural Resources, Agriculture
Duties:
-Assist with supervision of the 2019 summer tree plant, mechanical site preparation, chemical site preparation, and the aerial tending programs;
-Conduct field and Free to Grow assessments as directed by the supervisor;
-Utilise a GPS and Samsung tablet to transfer tracking data and to document plot information;
-Conduct health and safety inspections, environmental assessments, and fire prevention inspections;
Report and document health and safety issues and compliance issues;
-Other forestry related tasks as required.
Qualifications:
-Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent;
-Must be enrolled in or possess a Forestry/Natural Resource Technician Diploma/Degree; -Must demonstrate interpersonal, organizational, communication, and leadership skills; -Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision;
-Must provide projects and documentation on a timely, professional, and effective manner at a high-quality standard;
-Capable of demonstrating strong work ethic;
-Willing to work in inclement weather conditions, in remote locations and alone for long periods of time and be comfortable with possible wildlife encounters (bears, moose, wolf, lynx, etc.);
-Possess working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, GPS and GIS technology;
-Previous experience in silviculture is an asset;
-Knowledge of the OH&S Act and completion of Standard First-Aid is an asset;
-Possess a valid Ontario G Class Drivers License, or equivalent;
-Must provide a 4x4 personal vehicle in good operating condition. $0.41/km will be compensated for the use of a personal vehicle. Note: vehicle accommodations may be considered in specific cases.
-The successful applicant must provide a criminal records check, a vehicle safety inspection and a motor vehicle abstract prior to commencement of employment contract. The costs for these records will be reimbursed by the NFMC.
Misc.:
 Staff housing will be provided
Closing Date/Apply by:
 2019/01/30
How To Apply:
 Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to: sylvain.montpellier@nfmcforestry.ca

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Sylvain Montpellier
Position Title:
 Silviculturalist
Company Name:
 NFMC
Address:
 PO BOX 1479
City:
 Marathon
Province:
 Ontario
Postal Code:
 P0T 2E0
Phone:
 
E-mail:
 sylvain.montpellier@nfmcforestry.ca
Web Address:
 //www.nfmcforestry.ca
 

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