Woodlands Operations Supervisor
in Port Hawkesbury, NS

Port Hawkesbury, NS
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: WOS-1703CB

Woodlands Operations Supervisor

Do you want something more than just a job? Are you looking for a career in forestry where people are empowered to grow? That opportunity is waiting for you as a Woodlands Operations Supervisor at Port Hawkesbury Paper.

Living and working in our Eastern Cape Breton Island district, you would report to the Woodlands Superintendent. Working in this position, you oversee harvesting, road construction and silviculture performed by our woodlands contractors - helping to meet the district's supply chain goals.

Opportunities Provided:

While working within the framework of the Sustainable Forest Management Long Term Plan, you would be practicing your skills at timber cruising, GPS'ing, harvest block development, contractor supervision, environmental protection, road planning, harvesting, and silviculture.

Complimenting your field skills, you will utilize and expand your office experience by using programs such as LRM, LIMS, Microsoft Office, GIS, ArcMap and Survey 123. Your ideas, knowledge and leadership will help contribute to the team's daily decision-making processes and the company's continuous improvement.

Port Hawkesbury Paper offers competitive compensation (bi-weekly salary range from $2500 to $3100) and a comprehensive benefits package as well as a challenging, rewarding work environment.

Your Added Value:

You will bring with you a post-secondary education in Forestry. An asset would be having three or more years' experience working in a team environment while having the autonomy to make your own decisions.

Your skills and Competencies:

  • Ability to work safely in a team environment
  • Extensive organizational and time management skills
  • Effective planning, multi-tasking and problem-solving competencies
  • Aptitudes in field navigation and mapping
  • Highly motivated, confident in decision making ability and self-driven
  • Strong communication, people management skills and integrity

While not working, hike and bike many trails, kayak or canoe water ways, swim at the many sandy beaches, visit several historic parks like Louisbourg, or go camping in the famous Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Enjoy the many festivals and events unique to each of the small communities in the area and larger centers like New Glasgow, Antigonish, Sydney and Port Hawkesbury.

If this sounds like the career for you, please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to [email protected] on or before April 8, 2023. We will reach out to those chosen for an interview.

Port Hawkesbury Paper is a forward-looking natural resources company committed to operating at the highest safety standard while caring for the environment and empowering our people to deliver top-quality products & customer service. We see integrity at the core of every relationship and a key principle as we strive for excellence in all we do in an everchanging world. As a relatively small non-hierarchical organization we deliver big results with no red tape. We are a leader in Thermal Mechanical Pulp and Supercalendered paper production in North America. Port Hawkesbury Paper's approach to business and environmental sustainability creates an economic cornerstone for eastern Nova Scotia.

At Port Hawkesbury Paper, diversity means understanding, recognizing, and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the qualifications and experience of each applicant.

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