Planning Forester
ID: 24-FE-04
Location: Vancouver, BC or Campbell River, BC

A&A Trading Ltd. (A&A) is seeking a motivated and open-minded Planning Forester to join our team. The Planning Forester will play a crucial role in our forestry operations, overseeing planning activities, conducting higher level planning analysis, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, and writing Site Plans. The Planning Forester will also participate in integrated resource management planning initiatives and support our silviculture team on an as needed basis. The ideal candidate will possess strong interpersonal skills and be capable of building and maintaining strong relationships with representatives of Indigenous Nations, the Province of BC, stakeholders, and industry contacts.

Preferred and Required Qualifications:
• Required: Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with Forest Professionals British Columbia
• Required: 5 years of experience in the forest sector and strong knowledge of forest legislation
• Required: BSc or equivalent degree in Forestry or a related field
• Required: Willingness to travel and be away from home for up to one week at a time
• Required: Class 5 Driver’s License
• Preferred: Experience working with Indigenous Peoples
• Preferred: Operational experience
• Preferred: Experience directly related to stand and landscape level forest planning and knowledge of applications such as ArcGIS, Phoenix, RESULTS, FSP Tracker, ESF, etc.

• Salary range between $75,000 – $90,000
• Full benefits package
• Opportunity to receive an annual performance bonus

A&A is an independently owned, fully integrated forestry management and log marketing company with offices in Vancouver, Campbell River and Haida Gwaii. We have forestry operations all over the Coast of BC and are ISO 14001, PEFC and SFI FM certified. Some of our company values include teamwork, fairness, and hard work.

A&A is an equal opportunity employer and encourages female and Indigenous applicants to apply.

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


To Apply:

Interested applicants can submit their resume and cover letter to Alysha Van Delft ( before 4:00pm on April 29, 2024.

First Resume Review:
April 29, 2024
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