Forestry Manager in Merritt, British Columbia, Canada with Lower Nicola Indian Band Development Corporation

Lower Nicola Indian Band Development Corporation is seeking a Forestry Manager.

Basic Responsibilities:
Reporting to a board of directors, the Forestry Manager oversees and supports the effective operation of a Forestry related business. This key position will support the development of a Forestry department business and operational plan and comprehensive financial budget.

The opportunities in Forestry are significant and the key role of the Forestry Manager is to ensure that the Corporation realizes maximum financial return from its licenses and other related opportunities. Opportunities for the Company should also create opportunities for LNIB members and businesses.

Managing the inventory and maintenance of the capital assets is critical. The Forestry Manager must have a proven track record in Forest management.

The ability to work well with the corporate community; First Nations and community members is critical.

Creating a safe working environment is a priority

Minimum Qualification Requirements

RPF or Forestry Technologist with at least a minimum of 5 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience and qualifications in the following areas:

  • Layouts and related cutting, silviculture and forest management obligations
  • Human resource management;
  • Contract management;
  • Financial management;
  • Strong negotiating/communication skills;
  • RPF or Forestry Technician and registered with association of BC Forest Professionals;
  • Knowledge and application/training of CORE safety;
  • Strong organizational and project management skills combined with the ability to efficiently handle and administer multiple tasks on concurrently running projects.

Suitability:

• Knowledge and a history of working with First Nations will be an asset.

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