Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd
February 1, 2024
1515 Nicholson Street South, Prince George
Job Type
Application Deadline
British Columbia


A step in the right direction!

We have an exciting opportunity for Forestry Professionals in our West Operating Region in Central BC!

About Us

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. is a family-owned integrated wood products manufacturing company with operations throughout north-central British Columbia.  Since 1962 the dedicated team at Sinclar Group has been building strong and stable businesses by encouraging leadership and innovation in our workforce, upholding the family values that framed our beginnings, and respecting the needs of the communities in which we all live and work.

Working with integrity is fundamental to the Sinclar Group of Companies.  The health and safety of our employees, our commitment to responsible environmental stewardship, ethical dealings with our business partners, and contributing to the economic and social fabric of the communities in which we operate define the essence of who we are.

While our focus is meeting the needs of our customers, our success is driven by our people.

The Opportunity -  Planning Forester

As the Planning Forester, you will be part of the larger Sinclar Group Woodlands team and will have various levels of responsibilities in safety, First Nation relations, community relations, operational planning, contractor management, and financial controls. This position appeals to your desire for responsibility of planning operations under company tenures and managing First Nation agreements and wood supply partnerships for our manufacturing facilities.

With demonstrated professionalism and a steadfast commitment to safety as a priority, you take initiative, work both independently and collaboratively, manage priorities, time, and possess excellent communication skills. As the successful candidate, you will have at least 3 years of relevant forestry experience and a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) designation.

Further opportunities will be provided to expand your experience in addition to roles commensurate with your qualifications. This role is flexible in nature, providing opportunity for collaboration and involvement in many aspects of our business.

As the successful candidate, we ask that you reside in one of the three communities in which we operate (Prince George, Vanderhoof, and Fort St James).

Join Our Team!

If you are interested in joining an organization that is committed to sustainable growth and innovation while supporting healthy and vibrant communities, please forward your resume to: with the subject line “Planning Forester”.

The salary range for this position is $92,841 - $110,248 per year.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The initial review of applications will begin immediately.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


Prince George

Deemed “BC’s northern capital,” Prince George is a bustling city of 80,000 people situated in the heart of British Columbia. With early roots as a forest industry town, Prince George’s economy has diversified substantially over the years. Today it is a major center for resource and transportation activity and a service center for communities across the north. It has a flourishing economy that offers full opportunities for recreation, housing, employment, education, dining, entertainment and culture. Want to know more?  Take a virtual tour of Prince George here!


At the geographical centre of British Columbia, Vanderhoof is a welcoming and inclusive community of nearly 14,500 people within town limits and the surrounding rural area.  Offering affordable housing, reasonable tax rates, great education, superior health services, access to government services and a strong retail and service sector, this is a great place to raise a family, operate a business or even retire!  Rich in culture, history, natural resources and recreational opportunities, Vanderhoof really is at the heart of it all! Want to know more?  Check out these resources here!

Fort St. James

In a community that offers affordable housing and an idyllic lifestyle for those who enjoy the great outdoors, Fort St. James is an energetic, active and diverse community that genuinely reflects the northern way of life.  The gateway to an abundance of trails, mountains and a chain of rivers and lakes that traverse 400 kilometers of central British Columbia, Fort St. James is known for opening its doors and showing its visitors and new residents the beauty of the north. Want to know more?  Take a virtual tour of Fort St. James here!

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