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Forestry Technician

Finch, ON
General Labour, Skilled Trades
POSTED: 6 months ago
South Nation Conservation
ES Job ID:
Closing Date:
December 06, 2023
Job Description:
Forestry Technician
Contract (15-month parental leave coverage), Finch, Ontario
Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (with the potential of some flexibility)
Salary Grid: $58,004.33 - $72,505.24
Start Date: January 2024 (potential to start earlier)

Are you looking for a career with purpose, and one where you can make a positive contribution?
At South Nation Conservation (SNC) you will be immersed in a diverse professional environment, where you can grow in a multi-disciplinary community that includes engineers, planners, biologists, foresters, and GIS technicians, among others.
SNC's strength lies in our fantastic relationships and our diverse experience applying watershed science and research at the community level. Our entrepreneurial culture is a dynamic combination of government and private sector, in which you will have the scope to lead projects
to protect and enhance our local environment.

The Forestry Technician is responsible for tree planting, woodlot assessments, field inventories and sampling, tree marking, data compilation, harvest inspection, information management, and written project reports. The Forestry Technician will work as part of the Property team. This
position reports to the Secretary-Treasurer.

- You will join an organization with over 75 years of history.
- You will have the opportunity to work with a solutions-focused team and develop your skills.
- You will work for an organization that places tremendous value on the professional and personal development its employees.
- Participation in the OMERS pension plan.
- Competitive salary and benefits package.
- Hybrid work environment.

The SNC office is in a rural location in Finch, Ontario, southeast of Ottawa. The successful candidate must have reliable transportation.

Required Skills:
- Post-secondary education in forestry, natural resource management, or related discipline.
- Minimum 1 year experience relating to forest resource management or in a similar position.
- Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills.
- Excellent project management experience.
- Excellent with computers including Microsoft Office programs and GIS applications.
- Enthusiasm, determination, and the ability to work independently.
- Bilingualism (French and English) is a significant asset.
- Individuals working towards their designation with the Ontario Professional Foresters Association is an asset
- Valid Class \"G\" Ontario Driver's License
How to Apply:
This position will be open for applications until filled. Please forward a copy of your resume, cover letter, a writing sample, and references to:
Hannah Jackson
Accounting and Human Resources Specialist
[email protected]

Please quote 'Forestry Technician' in the subject line. Submitted resumes must be in Word or PDF format.

Thank you for your interest in South Nation Conservation; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
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