Forestry Superintendent

June 4 2024
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Building services, HVAC,
Williams Lake, BC • Full time

Forestry Superintendent

Williams Lake, British Columbia

Our Forestry Superintendent plays an integral part in coordinating a sustainable supply of fibre to our manufacturing facilities while working closely with Indigenous communities, Government, stakeholders and the public. Read on to learn how you can join our team and make an impact!

We're looking for a Forestry Superintendent to join our Cariboo Woodlands Division located in Williams Lake, British Columbia. The Cariboo Woodlands Team manages Tolko's and our partners tenure in the central interior of British Columbia covering an area of 2,054,626 hectares. We are dedicated to sustaining these areas to the benefit of all who live and work there.

Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 10+ years of related industry experience.
  • Post secondary education in Forestry and currently registered as a Forestry Professional with Forest Professionals BC.
  • Experience in managing large scale projects and coordinating staff to innovate and deliver organizational results.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong knowledge of related BC Forest legislation and implementation.
  • Possess a well-developed understanding of landscape level planning, timber harvesting systems forest stewardship planning, and timber development in Interior BC.
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with Indigenous communities, government, public and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Unwavering commitment to safety and the ability to demonstrate safe behaviors.

We value diversity at Tolko and know that experience and knowledge come in many forms. Even if you don't have all the qualifications above, please apply. We would love to hear your story and have you grow with us.

In this role you will:

  • Oversee a team of forest professionals who are responsible for establishing landscape level plans to facilitate forest development and subsequent harvesting programs for approximately 1,500,000m3 annually.
  • Lead and manage operational relationships with Indigenous, stakeholders and the public as required to secure fibre for Tolko's manufacturing facilities.
  • Lead landscape level planning initiatives and strategic coordination to support operational timber development.
  • Take a lead role in transitioning from Tolko's Forest Stewardship Plan into Forest Landscape Level Plans across the Cariboo Region.
  • Have the benefit of a flexible schedule working between office and field work. You are empowered to manage priority initiatives and schedule your time accordingly.

So, what's in it for you?

  • You'll take on an exciting new challenge with supportive team members.
  • You'll earn a competitive salary based on your skills and experience. The expected base salary range for this position is $93,750 - $125,000 per year.
  • You'll be eligible for excellent benefits and access to our retirement plans, so you don't have to choose between your bottom line and your wellbeing or your future.
  • You may also be eligible for relocation support including community connections so you can live (and play) where you work.
  • You'll be supported in continued development through on-the-job and classroom training.
  • You'll be part of a positive, innovative, and inclusive work environment.

If you want to work in a sustainable, future focused industry, there is no better place than Tolko. Our family has been producing innovative forest products for over 65 years. Our focus remains on sustainably managing our forests and our business for upcoming generations.

We want YOU to join our family. Come Grow Here! Apply today at

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About Williams Lake

Located in the heart of the Cariboo Chilcotin region of British Columbia, Williams Lake has a population of over 11,000 people. Surrounded by unspoiled nature, the town has endless outdoor activities to explore; Hiking, fishing, mountain biking, rafting, and boating, just to name a few. Williams Lake also has a local airport that flies to various areas outside the region. The town offers a family friendly aquatic center, 3 ice rinks, recreational programs, multiple fitness centers, yoga studios, golf course, restaurants and many more amenities. Whatever your preference, Williams Lake will have something to keep you and your family entertained all year long.

Watch this video to learn about the community and find out why life is better here.

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