Silviculture Forester (Forester)

Full Time

  Tolko Industries Ltd

  Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada

Silviculture Forester 
Cariboo Woodlands

Position Overview:

Under the direction and supervision of the Forestry Superintendent, the Silviculture Forester provides technical and administrative services in the field of silviculture. Duties of this position include: post harvest assessments for block activity planning, contract supervision and management of all silviculture activities, and B.C. Silviculture survey experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring personal, company, and contractor safety in all areas of the workplace. The Silviculture Forester interfaces internally with other woodlands departments as well as outside contractors, Government agencies, and other key stakeholders.


  • University Degree or Technical Diploma in Forest Resource Management;
  • Active Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or pursuing a (RPF) designation (registered as a FIT);
  • Must have general understanding of B.C. forest policy, guidelines, and regulations;
  • Must possess strong working knowledge of the B.C. BGCZ system;
  • Possess a positive attitude and high degree of motivation;
  • ARC/GIS experience would be an asset;
  • Strong attention to detail and a willingness to learn are a necessity;
  • Ability to work safely within a team, or independently, in remote locations (willingness to work away from home, for extended periods);
  • Team player with strong organization, communication, supervisory and computer skills.

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.

Build your career with us and apply today!

How To Apply

This competition will remain open until the position has been filled.

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

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