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Junior and Intermediate Forestry Technicians

Last Updated: July 24, 2023

Forbidden Timber Ltd. is looking to add intermediate and junior-level forestry technicians to our growing team! Under the direction of our Senior Technicians, RFT's, and Operations Manager, our Junior and Intermediate Technicians will receive on-the-job training, guidance, and support to advance in the field. We also offer outside opportunities such as additional training and certifications as required to stay up to date with the latest forestry practices and knowledge. Currently, our work areas are located in various areas around the coast, such as Prince Rupert, Mainland Coast / Sunshine Coast, and Howe Sound / Pemberton valley.  Our ideal candidates:

Intermediate Technician :

  • Possess a minimum of 2 years of Coastal Forest experience

  • Have experience using forestry software, such as:

    • mapping/GIS software (ArcGIS, QGIS, etc.,)

    • Road Eng

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  • Have completed an accredited post-secondary forestry program

  • Are eligible for registration with the Forest Professionals of BC as a FIT or TFT, ASFIT, ASTFT

  • Possess an interest in advancement within the field

Junior Technician: 

  • 1 year of general forestry experience OR diploma from a recognized forestry certification program OR a combination of the two

  • Keen interest in learning about all phases of forestry operations

All Applicants for Intermediate/Junior Technologists:

  • Physically fit and capable of working in coastal terrain

  • Are willing to work shifts in sometimes remote areas with camp/lodging provided

  • Enjoy learning and challenging themselves

  • Must be organized, have good communication skills, and be able to work under minimal supervision

  • Hold a valid class 5 Driver's License and a clean abstract with no restrictions that would impact the ability to do the job as required

  • Hold a valid OHS Level 1 with transport endorsement (preferred)

  • Embrace safety and lead by example

  • Believe in the benefits of land stewardship

Compensation includes an industry-competitive wage, Group Health and Benefits, Employee and Family Assistance Program, and periodic Bonus programs. As a family-owned business, we understand the importance of work-life balance and offer flexibility in scheduling. These are just some of the benefits of joining the Forbidden Timber Ltd. team.  

Please forward your cover letter and resume with "Application" in the subject line to These postings will remain open until filled.

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