Forestry Superintendent

Prince George


  • Supply Chain & Operations
  • Job Code: 9P799102413
  • Posted: May 24, 2018
The David Aplin Group, one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, is very pleased be working on behalf of the Sasuchan Development Corporation (SDC), to recruit an ABCFP registered candidate  Forestry Superintendent in Prince George, BC. 

The Sasuchan Development Corp. is a wholly owned business venture of the Takla Nation (TLFN), which owns and operates a variety of businesses both within expansive Takla Traditional Territory and across the province of British Columbia. 
Guided by a highly efficient leadership team with extensive combined experience developing business partnerships and forest operations across the province, SDC is in the early stages of development and is expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years. 

As a result, the David Aplin Group is actively interviewing candidates across Canada with expertise in Forest Planning and Harvesting Operations who are interested in a taking a leadership role with a forward-looking, new model business conglomerate applying innovative techniques and partnerships within BC’s forest industry epicenter. 

The Role:
Reporting to the General Manager, The Forestry Superintendent’s duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Manage all aspects of pre-harvest timber development and other forestry work on behalf SDC including: Contract administration, operational planning, field work, associated permit preparation and submissions, and the preparation of other professional documents such as site plans;
  • Supervise the quality and delivery of third party timber development contracts;
  • Work with Lands Department to implement the Stewardship Framework;
  • Prepare annual budgets and forecasts for forestry operations in conjunction with the GM;
  • Develop, plan and implement programs, policies and procedures on behalf of Sasuchan as directed;
  • Build extensive and meaningful relationships with the community, Keyah members, and other stakeholders within the traditional territory;
  • Contribute, promote and ensure that the activities undertaken maintain the social, environmental, and cultural values of the Takla Nation;

The Ideal Candidate:
  • ABCFP Registered Professional Forester or Forest  Technologist
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Site Planning/Stewardship Planning, preferably in Northern or interior BC
  • Demonstrable ability to build functional relationships and collaborate with a variety of industry and community stakeholders  
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers license 

This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for the successful candidate to apply their skills to a position that will offer challenge, reward and exceptional potential. The Sasuchan Development Corporation’s anticipated growth makes the timing of this position extremely unique for any RPF or RFT who’d be interested in taking part in the development of a sustainable, collaborative, and multi-unit forestry business that is positioned for success both now and into the future. A highly competitive remuneration package, inclusive of salary, extended benefits and vehicle allowance will be offered to the successful candidate and interviews are happening now  - do not miss your chance, apply ASAP to be considered!      

If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Peter Charles, Consultant, David Aplin Group Supply Chain and Operations. Visit our website at to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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