Selkirk Student Forest Technician Job in Nelson for Forsite |

Selkirk Student Forest Technician

December 10 2020
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Processing
Nelson, BC

This job posting is restricted to Selkirk College forestry students. If you are not a Selkirk forestry student, please apply to your school's posting.

Forsite, an innovative forest and land management company, with several locations throughout BC is looking to fill a Student Forest Technician position in summer 2021 based out of our Nelson location.

At Forsite we excel by being a flexible, adaptable, people-oriented business. We are successful through creating value for our customers and opportunities for our employees. Through our commitment to forest land management in BC we create an environment that challenges our staff and provides opportunity for personal and professional growth. Forsite has been SAFE certified since 2007 and is committed to providing a safe work environment.


  • Nelson, BC

Forest Technicians:

Seasonal forestry staff will be responsible for providing technical support to project teams in all aspects of timber development and silviculture operations. Multiphase timber development includes timber reconnaissance, field engineering, riparian and ecological assessments, timber cruising, and GPS traversing. Silviculture services include surveys, prescription development, planting supervision, and silviculture management.

Four and eight month terms are available. Graduates have excellent opportunities for full-time employment.


  • A safety conscious attitude.
  • A passion for forestry and working outdoors.
  • Valid driver’s license with a clean abstract.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must provide personal field gear (boots, cruiser vest, rain gear).

In addition, you should demonstrate the following:

  • A professional, friendly and courteous manner, being service & team oriented.
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Initiative and perseverance.
  • Self-direction, flexibility and the ability to work under limited direct supervision.
  • An ability to get along well with others.
  • A willingness to learn and accept new challenges.

If you have not already done so, please go to and view Forsite's Student Recruiting video.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Apply now!