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      Forest Technician

      Posted on June 29, 2017 by Employer Details ABL Timber Ltd

      Job details

      • Location New Glasgow, NS
      • Salary$18.00 to $30.00 hourly for 35 to 60 hours per week
      • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
      • Terms of employment Permanent Part Time leading to Full Time
      • Start date 2017-07-31
      • Employment conditions: Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, To be determined
      • Job no. 605653
      • Source Job Bank Job Bank

      Job requirements

      Languages

      English

      Education

      College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

      Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

      Certification by a provincial or territorial association

      Experience

      Experience an asset

      Business Equipment and Computer Applications

      MS Access

      Area of Specialization

      Woodlands operations; Wildlife ecology and management; Silviculture; Reforestation and tree improvement; Recreational land management; Land and forest classification; Forest and woodlands protection; Forest measurement and inventory assessment

      Work Setting

      Private sector

      Type of Service and Repair

      Geographic Information System (GIS)

      Specific Skills

      Provide forestry education, advice and recommendations to woodlot owners; Perform technical functions in preparation of forest management and harvest plan; Develop and maintain computer databases; Assist in planning and supervise construction of access routes and forest roads; Monitor activities of logging companies and contractors; Operate machinery

      Own Tools/Equipment

      Steel-toed safety boots; Hard hat; Safety vest

      Transportation/Travel Information

      Own transportation; Own vehicle; Willing to travel; Willing to travel regularly; Valid driver's licence; Travel expenses paid by employer

      Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

      Attention to detail

      Work Location Information

      Rural area; Remote location; Various locations

      Technical Experience

      Stand descriptive cruising; Harvesting techniques; Forest cover mapping; Airphoto interpretation

      Personal Suitability

      Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Organized

      How to Apply

      By e-mail:

      abltimber@ns.sympatico.ca

      By mail:

      4938 East River East Side Road
      New Glasgow, NS B2H 5C5

      Job Location:

      4938 East River East Side Road

      Advertised until:

      2017-07-29

      Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer. The Government of Canada is not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

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