Planning Forester

Position: Planning Forester

Brinkman Forest Ltd. is a progressive forest management company based in British Columbia.  As a result of our growing operation, we have an immediate full-time position for a Forestry Tech 1 in our Terrace office. Brinkman Forest Ltd. offers a competitive salary and benefits package as well as the opportunity to achieve annual performance incentives. We welcome candidates who are inexperienced but  eager  to  take  the  first  step  toward  a  rewarding  career  as  a  forestry professional.


Reporting to the Senior Planning Forester, this position will play an integral role in forest planning, timber development and silviculture. Key duties included, but are not limited to:

  • Implementation of Forest Stewardship Plan
  • Maintaining communications with First Nations and other stakeholders
  • Oversee timber development and permit procurement
  • Completion of cutting permit and appraisal data submissions
  • Supervision and quality control of layout and engineering activities
  • Contributing to planning and management of silviculture programs


  • 5+ years’ experience in forest or related natural resource field
  • Undergraduate degree or technical diploma in forestry or natural resources field is preferred
  • Registered, or eligible for registration with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (RPF, RFT) is a plus
  • Knowledge of regulatory framework, including the Forest and Range Practices Act, Forest Act, Interior Appraisal manual, and other relevant legislation and forest policies
  • Possess good communication and organizational skills

This position may require some travel and work away from home. Candidates must be trustworthy, cooperative, punctual and respectful and possess the desire to perform quality work while interacting with others  in a  professional manner.

Qualified applicants can email their resume and cover letter to Candidates will be interviewed on an ongoing basis, as applications are received. We appreciate all of the resumes and applications sent in, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Location: 
Terrace, BC
Job Deadline (Display): 
Saturday, December 31, 2016 - 12:00