Assistant Forester (Full Time)


EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Assistant Forester – Taan Forestry Ltd.

Skidegate Office, Haida Gwaii BC

Reporting daily to the Operations Forester, and working in a team environment, the Assistant Forester will oversee harvest areas from planning to free growing. They will plan and follow through with annual silviculture obligations and complete operational site plans. They will work closely with the Forestry team and operations staff. They will work with contractors to ensure Taan CMS, budgetary concerns, and operational plans are met.



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


  • University Degree in Forestry or related science program
  • Five or more years Forestry experience
  • A member or qualifications to be a member in good standing with the Association of BC Forest Professionals as a Registered Professional Forester/Forester in Training
  • Experience with Silviculture tracking databases, Survey Wizard/Snap, GPS/GIS Arc info and knowledge of EBM
  • Experience 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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