CONSUS MANAGEMENT LTD
Published
May 22, 2024
Location
177 YORSTON STREET, WILLIAMS LAKE
Category
Job Type
Application Deadline
Job open until filled
Province/territory
British Columbia
Country
Canada

Description

Consus Management Ltd. has been established since 2009 as a distinguished resource management company with a primary office in Williams Lake, BC, and a secondary location in Vernon, BC.   We specialize in the implementation and management of various Forest Tenures, Government Funded Programs, Silviculture and Timber Development Activities, and Utilities Contracts.

At Consus Management Ltd., we are deeply committed to the principles of Truth and Reconciliation. We actively engage with our local Indigenous communities, fostering practical and tangible initiatives that promote healing, understanding, and collaboration.

Our company takes pride in its progressive and innovative approach to environmental management and our team of skilled resource professionals strives to deliver high-quality and efficient products to our clients. We are dedicated to ensuring sustainability for tomorrow while implementing cutting-edge practices and technologies.

Currently Consus Management Ltd. is seeking a Forest Professional/Technician to work in both its Forestry and Utility Departments. This position will be primarily based out of our Vernon Office, with an expectation of fieldwork and occasional camp shifts.

Main duties within our Forestry Department will include:

  • Cutblock and road layout/design.
  • Forest development assessments.
  • Timber cruising and compilation.
  • Preparing appraisal packages.
  • Fuel management prescriptions.
  • Data collection and preparation of site plans and related assessments.
  • Road deactivation prescriptions and /or assessments.
  • Full phase development and planning for various tenure holders.

Main duties within our Hydro Department will include:

  • Managing and completing all BC Hydro line inspections within the Okanagan region, as directed by BC Hydro representatives.
  • Providing field support to other areas/ projects across the province, when needed.
  • Working with BC Hydro representatives, stakeholders, civil crews, and other team members to fulfill a variety of tasks related to BC Hydro line upgrades and inventory.
  • Road reactivation assessments/ prescriptions.
  • Bird surveys and other related environmental assessments.
  • Project and crew supervision.

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Minimum 3 years (intermediate) or 5 years (senior) experience in timber development activities.
  • Experience as crew leader and/or supervising crews and mentoring junior field staff.
  • Registered or eligible for registration with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a RFT or RPF, preferred.
  • Willingness to work both in the field and complete associated office work.
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in forestry or related field.
  • Possession of a valid BC Driver’s License.
  • Physically fit to endure fieldwork in all conditions.
  • Self-motivated and able to work unsupervised.
  • Experienced with the use of 4x4 trucks, quads and sleds.
  • Working knowledge of applicable Legislation and Regulations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.

This position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to sustainable forest management while building positive relationships with local communities and stakeholders. If you are a dedicated and experienced Forester Professional/Technician with a passion for forestry operations and seeking to diversify across multiple sectors, we encourage you to apply.

Employment, role, and wages of the successful applicant will depend on experience and competency. ($30-$40 hour)  Duties may vary based on current contractual obligations. Training and professional development is available for the successful applicant.

Application:

Please apply in confidence by emailing your resume and cover letter in Microsoft Word format with the subject header “Consus-Forestry-Hydro Division Employment 2024” addressed to humanresources@consus.ca, attention: HR Manager.  This position will remain open until filled.

Please visit our website www.consus.ca, for more information about Consus Management Ltd.

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