Summer Students (3)

Foothills Forest Products Inc., a Division of Dunkley Lumber Ltd., is seeking highly motivated and energetic individuals to join our team as Summer Students (3).

We are seeking 3 summer students to assist the Woodlands department for 4 months (extension possible) starting in May 2021.
Successful candidates will spend most of their time in the field and are expected to work with a high degree of independence. Day to day tasks will be physically demanding. Two positions will be primarily planning and the other silviculture. The primary functions include, but are not limited to:

  • Block boundary layout (Planning position)
  • Tree Plant supervision (Silviculture position)
  • Silviculture surveys (Silviculture position)
  • GIS
  • Mountain pine beetle program
  • Road maintenance and inspection

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Enrolled/completed a forestry related post-secondary program
  • Class 5 driver’s license
  • First Aid certificate
  • Computer experience (Arcmap, Excel, GPS)
  • ATV experience
  • Previous forestry related experience is an asset

Foothills offers a competitive salary and accommodations.

To apply, please submit your Resume, together with a covering letter, by email to “reception_ffp@dunkleylumber.com”, noting “Woodlands – Summer Student” in the Subject line by October 30th, 2020. Please indicate preference for Silviculture or Planning.

Foothills Forest Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.