Forestry Technician (Technologists & Technicians)

Full Time

  Tolko Industries Ltd

  Lumby, British Columbia, Canada

Under the direction of an Operations Forester the Forest Technician is responsible for forest development activities including road/cutblock layout, timber cruising and completion the associated plans and appraisal packages in a safe, timely, cost effective and professional manner. This position generally encompasses both field and office duties.


This is a unionized position, within the United Steelworkers Local 1—423. Compensation is governed by the Southern Interior Master Agreement.


  • A proven commitment to safety;
  • A minimum 3 years related industry experience;
  • A demonstrated ability to meet performance measures;
  • An understanding of forest policy, guidelines, and regulations;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and team skills;
  • A valid driver’s license is required.


About Tolko:

With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world. For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by our customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada.

At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

We are committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of our business. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands that we sustainably manage in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. And, through our community investment strategy, we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work. Whether we’re providing jobs, volunteering or giving through donations, we work to make our communities stronger and more vibrant through active participation.

When you join Tolko, you’re saying yes to a company that has been built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to build great lives.

We’re more than an industry leader. We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!

We offer:

  • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
  • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
  • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • Diverse opportunities
  • An open, innovative culture
  • A positive, dynamic work environment
  • Technical and leadership training to ensure you work successfully and safely
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work

A Career With Tolko Is More Than A Job

It’s pride in what you do. It’s making a difference every single day, working side-by-side with people you respect.

Explore our opportunities, submit your application, and join a company that works for you, your family, and your community!

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you! Applications will be accepted until filled.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply Now