Woodlands Supervisor

We are currently seeking a dynamic, full-time Woodlands Supervisor to lead and oversee operations in Alberta. This position will be based in our Grande Cache office, which serves as an integral hub for our local operations. The successful candidate will play a vital role in managing all aspects of project control within the Woodlands department, including timber harvesting, road construction, contract administration, and administrative support. Reporting directly to the Operations Superintendent, the Woodlands Supervisor role involves extensive fieldwork and direct involvement in operations, with key responsibilities including:

  • Supervising logging and road-building contractors.
  • Developing and managing safety plans for contractors and the team.
  • Planning facilitation and oversight, assisting with road/boundary layout and road/culvert inspections when necessary.
  • Providing support for contract administration.
  • Offering administrative assistance to the Woodlands department.

Key success factors: the ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications, experience, and technical skills:

  • Association of Alberta Forest Management Professionals (AAFMP) Registered; Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Registered Professional Forestry Technologist (FPFT).
  • Minimum of 4 years of forestry experience.
  • Proven ability to drive results proactively and make sound decisions.
  • Proficient in building and maintaining effective relationships with First Nations groups, government officials, and multiple stakeholder entities.
  • Strong organizational skills and clear communication abilities with all staff.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Possession of a valid Class 5 Driving License with a safe driving record.

This position offers a highly competitive salary and benefits package tailored to the candidate’s experience level, along with opportunities for professional growth within our industry-leading company.

We ask all interested candidates to email a cover letter and resume to our Human Resources Department at hr@dunkleylumber.com with “Foothills Woodlands Supervisor” in the subject line.

The posting will stay open until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.