Operations Forester (Forester)

Full Time


  100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada

If you are seeking a multifaceted position with unlimited opportunity to learn and advance in a fast paced, supportive environment, this is the position for you:

Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Operations Forester is a key member of the team responsible for log purchasing, operational field supervision and assisting in the development operational plans within Norbord’s British Columbia Woodlands.


  • Identifying, recommending and managing log purchases to achieve the fibre supply and operating objectives.
  • Supervising harvesting, trucking, road construction, and assisting in the development of standing timber inventory on Norbord’s Crown tenures while ensuring compliance with Forest Management Plans, Acts, Regulations and Policies.


  • Problem solving abilities, negotiation skills, analytical skills, organizational abilities and relationship-building skills with knowledge of industry standards
  • A post-secondary degree in Forestry and are currently registered as a Professional Technician or Forester with 5 years of experience in a related role
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work collegially with people of different backgrounds and perspectives
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • A high energy, strong commitment level, and a positive outlook

Who is Norbord?

Norbord Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels and the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to OSB, Norbord manufactures particleboard, medium density fibreboard and related value-added products. Norbord has assets of approximately $2.1 billion and employs approximately 2,750 people at 17 plant locations in the United States, Canada and Europe. Norbord is a publicly traded company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “OSB”.

Why Work for Norbord?

At Norbord, a commitment to safety, quality and customer service has earned us a reputation as a leading producer of wood-based panels. As demand for Norbord’s products grow, we continually seek bright and talented people in all areas of our business. With competitive salaries and benefits and company profit-sharing, Norbord offers one of the strongest and innovative compensation packages in the industry.

Norbord is committed to providing its employees with the training, skills, and opportunity to achieve their highest potential. Norbord offers the opportunity to excel, express ideas, and make a profound impact within our team driven organization.

If you are a team player who takes pride in a job well done and want to make a real impact at the place you work, look into a career with Norbord. You will like what you see.

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