Forestry Manager

Community / Organization: 
Prophet River First Nation
Posting Date: 
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Closing Date: 
Friday, February 17, 2023
Location: 
Fort Nelson, BC
Job Status: 
Full Time
Description: 

The Forestry Manager, under the direction of the Director of Lands & Resources, will primarily be responsible to oversee staff to ensure work is being performed according to established standards. This position will ensure that all employees comply with company policies, procedures, and ethical standards. This role will also provide leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training, and development. The Forestry Manager must possess a degree or an advanced degree in a field relating to the energy and natural resources industry and five years of experience in a management role in the energy and natural resources field.

Competencies

Conflict Management
Health and Safety Leadership
Leadership
Managing Performance
Resource and Fiscal Management
Results Orientation
Requirements

Five years of experience in a management role in the energy and natural resources field
Certifications or licenses appropriate to the energy and natural resources industry
Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret goals, objectives, and policies
Strong formal and informal leadership skills
Ability to identify issues and implement creative and strategic solutions to overcome problems
Ability to remain calm and poised in urgent situations
Ability to supervise and motivate a team to achieve and exceed their goals
Demonstrated project management skills
Job Duties

Oversee staff to ensure work is being performed according to established standards
Ensure that all employees comply with company policies, procedures, and ethical standards
Provide leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training, and development
Ensure the effectiveness of employees through strategic hiring, assignment of duties, discipline, and dismissal
Oversee project management to ensure effective milestone planning and timely completion of deliverables
Ensure that all staff under your direction are equipped with and are using the proper personal protective equipment
Participate in departmental planning activities
Ensure employees have clear goals and are aware of expectations
Coordinate activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and delegating work accordingly
Analyze departmental operations and identify areas requiring improvement
Plan the department’s workload and flow
Ensure that employees adhere to all health and safety regulations
Ensure that safe work practices are being followed
Oversee and assist with environmental audits ensuring they are continuously completed in order to minimize undesirable environmental effects of new or expanded operations
Oversee waste management initiatives and other related environmental protection procedures
Prophet River First Nation offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.
To Apply
Submit Resume, Cover Letter and a minimum of two (2) references either by email or drop off Attention:

Renee Lomen
Executive Assistant
Prophet River First Nation
renee.lomen@prophetriverfn.ca

Deadline to Apply – Until the position is filled.

Preference is given to members of Prophet River First Nation

Contact: 
Renee Lomen Executive Assistant Prophet River First Nation renee.lomen@prophetriverfn.ca
Type of opportunity: 
Job Posting
Job Sector: 
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing