ASSISTANT SILVICULTURALIST (multiple positions) ID: 62381

Deadline Date: 2020/01/31

Location:  White River

The Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation (NFMC) is a Crown Agency established in 2012 and the Sustainable Forest License (SFL) holder for the Pic and White River Forests in Ontario. The NFMC`s main office is in Marathon, Ontario, and is responsible for supervising all harvest, renewal and compliance reporting activities on the Pic and White River Forest Management Units.

Posting Date:
 White River & Manitouwadge
Start Date:
 50 hours per week: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
 $875.00 to $955.00/week
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Duties for this position include:
-Assist with supervision of the 2020 summer tree plant, mechanical site preparation, chemical site preparation, tree plant assessments 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.
 -Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent;
- Preference will be given to candidates enrolled in, or in possession of, 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 highquality 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;
- The successful applicant must provide a) a criminal record check and b) a motor vehicle abstract prior to commencement of employment contract. The costs for these records will be reimbursed by the NFMC
 Hours of work: 50 hours per week: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm Employee will be required to work evenings and weekends
Estimated length of contract: Early May 2020 to August 31, 2020
Location:  White River and Manitouwadge, Ontario 3
- Staff housing will be provided.
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
  A cover letter and resume must be received before 4:30 pm, Friday January 31, 2020. Please submit your resume to with the job title in the subject line.
Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in February. Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.
Mathew Hodgkin
Senior Silvicultural Technician
Nawiinginokiima Forest Management Corporation
Office: (807) 229-8118 ext.15 Cell: (519) 857-5497

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Mathew Hodgkin
Position Title:
 Senior Silvicultural Technician
Company Name:
Postal Code:
 807-229-8118 ext 15
Web Address:

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