Forest Planning Assistant

Forest Planning Assistant, Castlegar, British Columbia

When you join our team as a Forest Planning Assistant, you will have the opportunity to work with our Interior Woodlands team on a variety of timber planning duties, including assisting with the operational planning and implementation of harvesting and road construction programs relating to Interfor’s various forest tenures in BC.

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our interns by providing a working experience where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer competitive compensation for students including the following:

  • Salaries starting from $3,850 per month based on year in school
  • Temporary Living Allowances of $1,500 per month

What You Offer

  • Enrolled in a Forestry related post-secondary degree or diploma program such as Forestry, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences and/or Conservation.
  • Naturally inquisitive with strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Physically fit and have the ability to work in challenging weather and terrain conditions.
  • Possess excellent multitasking, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Business process-oriented with the ability work with and manipulate data.
  • Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Self-motivated team player.
  • Computer skills and aptitude.
  • Working conditions in a harvesting and silviculture environment including travel to remote operations and time spent out in the woods with established safety regulations and requirements.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out www.interfor.com to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at www.interfor.com/careers.

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.