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Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation

Chainsaw Operator

Ritchie Falls Resort
General Labour
POSTED: 3 weeks ago
Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation
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Closing Date:
September 29, 2023
Job Description:
Chainsaw Operator at Ritchie Falls Resort
4 week contract

Job Summary:
Located amidst the serene landscapes of Sagamok Anishnawbek's traditional territory, Ritchie Falls Resort offers guests an enchanting experience. Whether it's the thrill of outdoor adventures or the comfort of cozy accommodations, our resort has been a favorite choice for many. We are dedicated to preserving the beauty of our environment and ensuring the safety and comfort of our guests and employees.

Duties and Responsibilities:
- Safety Assessment: Collaborate with the Supervisor to conduct safety and hazard assessments to ensure the safety of all operations and activities.
- Training Participation: Actively participate in onsite training sessions related to safe work practices and proper equipment operation to ensure a safe working environment for all.
- Equipment Operation: Safely and efficiently operate equipment such as chainsaws and woodchippers, adhering to the highest standards of safety and professionalism.
- Firewood Processing: Collaborate with the crew to process firewood that fuels our boilers, ensuring guests enjoy warm and comfortable accommodations.
- Equipment Maintenance: Carry out regular maintenance checks on tools and equipment. Ensure all tools are in optimal working condition.
- Repair & Reporting: Handle minor repairs and replacements of defective parts. For major repairs, promptly refer to the Resort Operations Manager.
- Safety Gear Adherence: Always wear appropriate safety gear and footwear while on duty, ensuring personal safety and setting an example for others.

- $20.00 per hour
- Mileage
- Meal allowance

Required Skills:
1. Proven experience in operating chainsaws in a safe and efficient manner.
2. Familiarity with basic equipment maintenance and repair.
3. Strong commitment to safety protocols and procedures.
4. Ability to work collaboratively in a team-oriented environment.
5. Excellent communication skills and a proactive approach to problem-solving.


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