Forest Technician (Technologists & Technicians)

Full Time

  Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd (CKP) (

  The Pas, Manitoba, Canada

Nisokapawino Forestry Management Corporation (NFMC) provides forest management services to Canadian Kraft Paper Industries Ltd (CKP). NFMC is a newly formed corporation equally owned by CKP and Nekoté Limited Partnership.

NFMC offers a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and encourages continuous growth and development for every team member. We offer a workplace where everyone plays an essential role in our success and where individual efforts are acknowledged. If you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment, we want you to be a part of our Team!
We encourage innovation, growth and change in an open environment, and we believe in and practice sustainable forest management.

The Forest Technician is responsible for:
• Assisting in the coordination and supervision of silviculture projects, including scarification, planting, and vegetation management.
• Training, supervising and manage performance of term and summer staff.
• Assisting in preparing operating plans, annual reports, work permit submissions, and any other duties as assigned.
• Maintaining good relations with others and with contractors and for proper care and maintenance of all equipment under his/her care.
• Ensuring personal, company and contractor safety in all areas of the workplace.

• University Degree or Technical Diploma in Forestry or Forestry-related field.
• Minimum of 2 years related industry experience.
• A combination of experience and education may be considered.
• Valid driver’s license with no restrictions.
• A proven commitment to safety.
• Must possess a good understanding of technical forest management including planning, harvesting systems, silviculture practices, GIS and other technology based applications.
• Thorough understanding of forest policy, guidelines, and regulations.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

The Pas community is one of the oldest and most striking settlements in Northern Manitoba. It is truly a place to call home for those that love the outdoors with an abundance of activities such as skiing, hiking, ATV and skidoo trails, camping, boating, hunting and fishing. In Manitoba, these are at their finest! Boasting one of the three true blue lakes in existence, Clearwater Lake’s raw natural beauty attracts visitors from around the world.

Learn more from the website at about the wonders of The Pas, where the Northern Lights shine year-round.