Silviculture Surveyors / Forest Technicians

locationSmithers - British Columbia (BC),

atParamount Forestry Ltd.

Estimated salary $24.01 - $27.00 an hour

Job Description:


Paramount Forestry Ltd. is an established forest management consulting firm specializing in silviculture related works & timber
development services for clients including major licensees, the Ministry of Forests, as well as private land & woodlot owners. Located in
the beautiful Bulkley Valley, in the north-central part of BC’s interior, the Town of Smithers has much to offer any family or individual.
Paramount, as a result of increased annual contract commitments, has full-time seasonal FOREST PROFESSIONAL & FOREST
TECHNICIAN positions open for post-harvest/Silviculture surveying activities. Both permanent career-advancing, as well as shorter-term
seasonal positions are available. Paramount does believe in safety first and is committed, through its Covid plan/ infection prevention
and control protocol, in providing employment in the securest way possible.

SILVICULTURE SURVEYORS / FOREST TECHNICIANS (anticipated starting date is early May 2021)

Successful applicants will work closely with Paramount ownership, as well as the rest of the team completing a variety of post-harvest
silviculture survey & related work at various locations throughout B.C. Interested candidates should be physically fit, independently
motivated, be able to multi-task yet hold a high attention to detail, be prepared to work in a variety of terrain and weather conditions,
and who enjoy problem solving & demanding field work. The use of helicopters is occasionally needed to complete our job, so being
prepared for and able to fly is required. The majority of work is based out of north-central & northwestern BC, but candidates must be
willing to engage in camp works at times (this might include remote lodge, Airbnb or hotel-type situation where Covid protocols also

QUALIFICATIONS (it is preferred if the successful applicant has the following, but lesser qualified applicants will be considered):
A working knowledge of BC’s BEC system, familiarity with local coniferous/deciduous trees, brush species and forest health

agents as well as current Forest Legislation, Policies and Regulations;
Familiarity with bush orienteering

is a must (compass navigating, use of Garmin handheld and/or iPad with Avenza maps);
A valid class 5 driver’s licence, ATV training, Level 1 First-Aid, Bear Aware & Danger Tree Assessing would be assets;
Ultimately, possess a positive attitude, strong work ethic, sound communicative skills and the ability to work as part of a team,

with & taking direction from supervisors and/or working independently if necessary;
Preference will be given to those applicants with a forestry or natural resources degree and/or a technical diploma and eligible

for registration with or in good standing with the ABCFP; however, we do encourage those experienced individuals without a
degree or diploma to apply;

Previous Regen, Free Growing, Multi-Layer & Forest Health survey experience utilizing Snap! Software/iPad data collection
methods would be beneficial. Being an Accredited Silviculture Surveyor in the Province of B.C. would be an asset, but is not


In addition to challenging and rewarding employment responsibilities and professional development,
Paramount offers a competitive wage package along with a flexible work schedule & fun work
environment. We would like to thank all interested applicants in advance; however, ONLY those
short listed individuals that provide sufficient references will be contacted and all responses will be
kept completely confidential. Please include relevant employment references with contact numbers
on your resume & cover letter and please email to:

Email: [email protected]

Attention: Brad Leroux, RFT

Re: Silviculture Surveyor Position

Note: ALL interested candidates MUST be eligible to
work in Canada immediately.


To see what Smithers and area is all about please visit the following websites:

“Smithers…There’s so much…so much to see, explore & do” (December 2020)

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