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Obishikokaang Resources Corporation Job Opportunity
Assistant Manager / Area Forester

Obishikokaang Resource Corporation (ORC) employs an Assistant Manager/Area Forester who ensures that field and office operations are responsive to the environmental and economic concerns of the Corporation. This position is equally field and office based, and it is supported by a team of forestry professionals and office administrators. The ideal candidate is committed to operational excellence and to supporting staff in a respectful and unbiased manner.

The Assistant Manager/Area Forester’s responsibilities include:

  • Supervision of contract harvesting and road building activities, as well as all post-harvest operations
  • Directing and managing contractors and seasonal staff across the land base in their operational duties
  • Ensuring that all legal requirements, including planning requirements, are met
  • Appraisal, evaluation and certification of the forest
  • Auditing forest management practices
  • Assessment of impacts from planned activities on the forest
  • Classification, inventory and mapping of the forest
  • Communication with appropriate government agencies with regard to operations on the land base
  • Ensuring that EMS and forest certification objectives are carried out on the land base

Job requirements:

    • A post-secondary degree in forestry or related natural resource, engineering or business administration
    • At least 3-5 years’ forest operations supervisory experience
    • A sound knowledge of business principles, forest products manufacturing and natural resource management
    • A thorough understanding of forestry legislation
    • Ability to tackle multiple complex tasks and work with a minimum of supervision
    • Strong leadership skills, including excellent communications and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent work ethic and ability to work as an effective team member
  • Commitment to crew and personal safety