Field Forest Practitioner

Spray Lake Sawmills (SLS) is a family-owned company located in the southeast slopes of Alberta between Calgary and Banff National Park. The company operates three coniferous timber quotas and a Forest Management Agreement area in a highly integrated portion of the Province.

SLS has an exciting opportunity for a Field Forest Practitioner position working out of our office in the Crowsnest Pass. The successful candidate will be responsible for harvest layout and assist in forest harvest planning, reforestation supervision, harvest supervision, completing monthly bush inventories and other facets related to the field delivery of the science of forest management. Familiarity with Alberta Legislation and Operating Ground Rules is an asset.

Candidates should have a minimum of 1-5 years of applicable experience and have good interpersonal skills for working in a team environment and in dealing with stakeholders. An interest and knowledge in GIS applications is also an asset. Must include a valid class 5 driver’s license and eligibility for registration in the College of Alberta Professional Foresters or the College of Alberta Professional Forest Technologists.

As a mid-sized company, Spray Lake Sawmills is able to offer flexibility for a variety of experiences in career growth and development. As a successful candidate, you will be part of a progressive woodlands team with a competitive salary and benefits package.

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The closing date for the competition is June 30, 2019. Resumes can be sent via email to Only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.