Westwind is hiring! – Forest Technician
Position: Forest Technician
Company: Westwind Forest Stewardship Inc.
Position Location: Work from home office – Huntsville-Almaguin Field Work. Ontario.
Length of position: Full Time – Permanent
Closing Date: September 7, 2021 11:59 pm EST
This position is ideal for the experienced forest technician with excellent interpersonal skills who wants to pursue their forestry career with a balance of both field and office duties as well being active in a position that includes silviculture, operational and planning responsibilities. The ideal candidate will be a selfstarter and enthusiastic to work in the diverse Great Lakes-St. Lawrence Forest which includes partial harvesting and clearcut management. An individual with the desire to work for a community-based, not-for-profit Sustainable Forest Licensee that was the first large public forest Canada to achieve FSC certification will enjoy the satisfaction of working as part of a small but dynamic and motivated forest management team while being able to work independently.
The Forest Technician will report to the General Manager for Westwind Forest Stewardship (Westwind). Westwind is the Sustainable Forest License holder for the French-Severn Forest that manages the Crown land forests in the area roughly bounded by Algonquin Park to the east, Georgian Bay to the west, the French River to the north and the Severn River to the south. Its main office is located in Parry Sound.