Harvesting Supervisor (Management & Executives)


  Tolko Industries Ltd

  High Prairie, Alberta, Canada

Harvesting Supervisor (Temporary - 23 Month Term) 
North West Regional Woodlands - High Prairie, AB

Position Overview:

Under the direction of the Harvesting Superintendent, the Harvesting Supervisor is responsible for the supervision of harvesting operations on Crown and Private Lands in accordance with predetermined key production, safety and financial performance targets. The Harvesting Supervisor is accountable to provide input to forest planning, harvesting and hauling, road layout and construction, and block layout in accordance with predetermined key production, safety and financial performance targets ensuring that all Company operations comply with government regulations.

The Harvesting Supervisor also ensures all operations are conducted in accordance with timber management regulations, operating ground rules, approved annual operating plans, safe work procedures, operating policies and quality standards. He/she coordinates the use of company and contractor equipment to achieve planned production.


  • The incumbent must have recognized forestry training or equivalent experience, with a minimum of 1-3 years leadership experience;
  • Active Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Forest Technician (RFT) designation; or be eligible for registration with CAPF or CAPFT;
  • The incumbent should possess technical forestry and logging related skills as well as a thorough understanding of forest policy, guidelines and regulations and other applicable forestry legislation;
  • The successful applicant is required to be a self-starter with excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills, and must possess the ability to work with minimal supervision and changing priorities;
  • The ability to pay keen attention to detail is essential and must have working knowledge of standard computer programs;
  • The ability to work safely outdoors in an operations environment in all weather conditions;
  • The incumbent must be able to operate in a team environment as well as manage relationships with contractors, government agencies, and other outside resources.

Why Tolko:

  • Work at a company where safety is a core value
  • Care for yourself and your family with competitive pay and exceptional benefits
  • Work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • Live where you work
  • Be part of a sustainable and environmentally responsible company 

About Tolko

We are a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world. For nearly 60 years, our family-owned company is recognized by our customers and business partners for delivering reliability, flexibility, efficiency and quality. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy in our mills 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 British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. And we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work.