Forestry Manager

Forestry Manager

Website Prophet River First Nation

Prophet River First Nation is located 100km south of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, on the world-famous Alaska Highway at Mile 233. The PRFN community (reserve) is 924 acres in size. The traditional territory of the Prophet River First Nation is situated mainly in the boreal forest region of northeastern British Columbia.

The Forestry Manager, under the direction of the Director of Lands & Resources, will primarily be responsible to oversee staff to ensure work is being performed according to established standards. This position will ensure that all employees comply with company policies, procedures, and ethical standards. This role will also provide leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training, and development. The Forestry Manager must possess a degree or an advanced degree in a field relating to the energy and natural resources industry and five years of experience in a management role in the energy and natural resources field.

Competencies

  • Conflict Management
  • Health and Safety Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Managing Performance
  • Resource and Fiscal Management
  • Results Orientation

Requirements

  • Five years of experience in a management role in the energy and natural resources field
  • Certifications or licenses appropriate to the energy and natural resources industry
  • Ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret goals, objectives, and policies
  • Strong formal and informal leadership skills
  • Ability to identify issues and implement creative and strategic solutions to overcome problems
  • Ability to remain calm and poised in urgent situations
  • Ability to supervise and motivate a team to achieve and exceed their goals
  • Demonstrated project management skills

Job Duties

  • Oversee staff to ensure work is being performed according to established standards
  • Ensure that all employees comply with company policies, procedures, and ethical standards
  • Provide leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training, and development
  • Ensure the effectiveness of employees through strategic hiring, assignment of duties, discipline, and dismissal
  • Oversee project management to ensure effective milestone planning and timely completion of deliverables
  • Ensure that all staff under your direction are equipped with and are using the proper personal protective equipment
  • Participate in departmental planning activities
  • Ensure employees have clear goals and are aware of expectations
  • Coordinate activities by scheduling work assignments, setting priorities, and delegating work accordingly
  • Analyze departmental operations and identify areas requiring improvement
  • Plan the department’s workload and flow
  • Ensure that employees adhere to all health and safety regulations
  • Ensure that safe work practices are being followed
  • Oversee and assist with environmental audits ensuring they are continuously completed in order to minimize undesirable environmental effects of new or expanded operations
  • Oversee waste management initiatives and other related environmental protection procedures
  • Prophet River First Nation offers competitive salary packages, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

To Apply
Submit Resume, Cover Letter and a minimum of two (2) references either by email or drop off Attention:

Renee Lomen
Executive Assistant
Prophet River First Nation
renee.lomen@prophetriverfn.ca

Deadline to Apply – Until the position is filled.

Preference is given to members of Prophet River First Nation

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