Area Forester (Full Time)


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Area Forester – Taan Forestry Ltd.

Skidegate Office, Haida Gwaii BC

The Taan Area Forester is responsible for the day to day workloads of Taan’s Silviculture Crews and Forestry Assistants. They will ensure the organization of the work and the adherence to policies, procedures, and safety protocols. They will work with the Planning Department to plan and track harvest areas, complete reports, and compliance with all regulatory requirements. They will assist with Silviculture planning and ensure the completion of plans within budget and deadlines.



  • Proven leadership, supervisory and team-building skills
  • Knowledge of the regulatory framework of Taan’s operations, understanding of Forestry Regulations
  • Excellent planning, writing and organizational skills
  • Efficient, co-operative team player


  • A member in good standing with the Association of BC Forest Professionals as a Registered Professional Forester with at least 5+ years experience as an RPF
  • Experience with Silviculture tracking databases, Survey Wizard/Snap, GPS/GIS Arc info and knowledge of EBM
  • Experience in working with First Nations
  • At least a Class 5 Drivers Licence


Please forward a detailed resume and cover letter to

Application Deadline: Position will remain open until filled.

Apply early to be considered. Preference will be given to qualified Haida applicants. Only applicants to be interviewed will be contacted.

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