Silviculture Surveyors Job in Kamloops for Forsite |

Silviculture Surveyors

September 15 2020
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Agriculture, Fisheries, Forestry, Processing
Kamloops, BC

Forsite Consultants Ltd, an innovative forest and land management company with 9 locations across Canada, has current openings for Silviculture Surveyors at our Salmon Arm, Kamloops, and 100 Mile House locations, in the Interior of British Columbia.

At Forsite, we excel at being a flexible, adaptable, people oriented team that offers its employees stability, promotion, and on the job development. We offer challenging and fulfilling careers with industry leading compensation. Forsite has been SAFE certified since 2007 and is committed to providing a safe work environment. If you are a Silviculture Surveyor and live in, or have a desire to relocate to, Salmon Arm, Kamloops, or 100 Mile House, then you will find these positions attractive.


  • These positions are either seasonal (late April to November), or full-time, subject to applicant qualifications and experience. Applicants with extensive silviculture experience, or timber development experience, will be considered for year round employment. Silviculture work opportunities with Forsite exist for the remainder of 2020 and also for the 2021 season.


  • As a Silviculture Surveyor, you will be responsible for applying your technical skills and knowledge when conducting silviculture projects, including planting implementation, silviculture surveys, treatment area layout, field assessments, and reporting. During the winter, work activities will shift to either office silviculture projects or timber development, including road and cutblock layout, cruising, and timber recce, subject to project priorities and applicant qualifications.

Requirements (preferred):

  • A safety conscious attitude;
  • Being an accredited silviculture surveyor is considered an asset;
  • A minimum of 1 year of silviculture work experience - survey experience preferred;
  • Planting supervision and/or planting pay plot experience is considered an asset;
  • A diploma or degree in a relevant discipline;
  • Registered with the ABCFP or enrolled as a FIT or TFT;
  • Timber development experience would be an asset;
  • Broad understanding and implementation of general forestry practices; and
  • Valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

Candidates should also demonstrate the following qualities:

  • A passion for forestry;
  • Motivated, with a strong work ethic, and strong supervisory skills;
  • Experience working outdoors in all weather conditions;
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Good problem solving and decision making skills; and
  • Ability and desire to work in a team environment.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Apply now!