Careers 2022-11-22T16:10:02-08:00

Careers

Silvatech is open to receiving resumes from skilled and talented people committed to land and resource stewardship, economic development and social responsibility. We are looking for honest, competent, self motivated people who are passionate about their work, capable of working independently and as part of a team, and who excel with communication and leadership skills. We work with our individual employees to help them develop their potential, as they work with our teams to deliver superior services and products to our clients. Together we create a win-win atmosphere of success and fulfilment.

If you are looking for a career change and have specialized skills and experience in Forest Resource Management, Environmental Sciences, Forest Inventories, GIS /Remote Sensing Analysis we are interested in speaking with you to discuss opportunities with the Silvatech Group.

We also partner and sub-contract with other consultants as needed, to form the strongest project teams possible.

Please forward resumes to: Silvatech Consulting Ltd., Box 1030 Salmon Arm, BC, Canada V1E 4P2 Attn: Human Resources or email: humanresources@silvatech.ca.

Forest Technologist

Silvatech Consulting Ltd., established in 1983, is a progressive developer of technological solutions for resource management. The Silvatech Group provides professional services in forest land management, environmental sciences, resource inventories & mapping. Silvatech is accepting resumes for the positions of Senior, Intermediate and Junior Forest Technologists. The positions require experienced resource technologists to carry out reconnaissance and development of timber harvest areas and access roads, GPS surveys, site plans and stream assessments, waste and residue assessments and forest inventories. Silvatech is a family friendly company. The positions are full-time, based at Salmon Arm, Kamloops, Prince George, Williams Lake and other locations in BC.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forest Technologist Diploma or equivalent
  • RFT certification or eligible
  • Timber development experience in BC
  • Waste assessment experience in BC
  • Efficient and safety conscious with field operations and equipment
  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills in English
  • Good people / leadership skills
  • Ability to work as a team member and independently
  • Good computer skills
  • Valid BC drivers license
  • Level 1 First Aid, S-100, ATV safety and Bear Awareness training

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Field Reconnaissance
  • Road and Harvest Area Layout
  • Waste and Residue Assessments
  • GPS surveys
  • Site Plans
  • Stream assessments

Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities.

Closing Date: open until position is filled.

Interested applicants are requested to forward their resumes to: humanresources@silvatech.ca

We thank all those who choose to respond to this posting. Only applicant’s whose resumes closely match the qualifications listed, will be contacted for further dialogue.

Resource Inventory Interpreter

Silvatech Consulting Ltd. was established in 1983 as a progressive developer of technological solutions for resource management applications. The Silvatech Group utilizes some of the most current technology available in resource information acquisition and management. Silvatech is accepting resumes for the position(s) of Resource Inventory Interpreter. These position(s) require air-photo interpreters to work in our Resource Inventory Department in carrying out vegetation and base feature inventories. Some travel will be required. The position(s) will be full-time, based out of Salmon Arm, B.C. near beautiful Shuswap Lake. It is ideal for those who prefer a small-town atmosphere, near to larger centers, with full services and amenities and year-round recreational opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forestry or allied science Diploma or Degree
  • 2 + years of experience in forest resource inventories
  • Demonstrated field and office inventory project experience
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Sr. Air-Photo Interpreter – Certified. (BC and/or AB and/or ON)
  • Demonstrated experience with stereo soft-copy software
  • Good computer, GIS, digital mapping skills

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Air photo interpretation (Vegetation / Base Features)
  • Field Sampling / Data Collection
  • Delineation, Classification / Attribute Estimation
  • Operation of Stereo Digital Mapping Workstation

Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities.

Closing Date: Open until positions are filled.

Interested applicants are requested to forward their resumes to: humanresources@silvatech.ca

We thank all those who choose to respond to this opportunity. Only applicant’s whose resumes closely match the qualifications listed, will be contacted for further dialogue.

Employment Opportunity – Planning / Operations Forester

Silvatech Consulting Ltd. was established in 1983 as a progressive developer of technological solutions for forest resource management. The Silvatech Group employs some of the most current technology available in resource planning, analysis and inventories. The successful applicant will be working with advanced planning tools and technology along with an experienced team of GIS and inventory specialists. Silvatech is accepting resumes for the position of Planning / Operations Forester. This is a full-time position based out of Salmon Arm, B.C. with opportunities for senior corporate advancement.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science in Forestry
  • Registered Professional Forester in BC
  • 10 + yrs. experience in forest resource development planning and operations
  • Demonstrated Cutting Permit preparation experience in BC interior
  • Timber development experience with cable, tethered and conventional systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Good computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Familiarity with ESRI GIS software
  • Aptitude to learn technical planning skills using lidar, photogrammetry, engineering & GIS software.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Operational planning
  • Development team leadership
  • Timber development supervision (access, harvesting systems, prescriptions)
  • Cutting Permits preparation
  • Project development, management, reporting
  • Client liaison, referrals, stakeholder meetings facilitation

Remuneration and benefits will be industry competitive and commensurate with experience and responsibilities.

Closing Date: open until position is filled.

Forward resumes to: humanresources at silvatech dot ca

We thank all those who choose to respond to this opportunity. Only applicant’s whose resumes closely match the qualifications listed, will be contacted for further dialogue.

Employment Opportunity – Waste and Residue Surveyors

Silvatech Consulting Ltd., established in 1983, is a progressive developer of technological solutions in forest resource management. The Silvatech Group provides professional services in timber development, waste and residue surveys, wildfire fuel management, resource inventories & mapping. Silvatech is accepting resumes for the position(s) of Waste and Residue Surveyors. The position(s) require resource technicians to carry out waste and residue surveys at various locations in the Interior of BC. We are a family friendly company. The position(s) are full-time seasonal (8-10 months/yr.) based at Prince George,  Williams Lake, Kamloops, Salmon Arm and other locations in BC. We offer competitive remuneration and benefits commensurate with experience and responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with waste and residue surveys and/or log scaling in BC preferred
  • Forest Technologist Diploma and/or BC Log Scaler License
  • RFT or RPF is an preferred
  • Cruising and/or silviculture survey experience is an asset
  • Efficient and safety conscious with field operations and equipment
  • Good written and interpersonal communication skills in English
  • Good people / team player skills
  • A mature, teachable, flexible attitude
  • Good computer / technology skills
  • Valid BC driver’s license
  • Level 1 First Aid, S100, ATV safety and Bear Aware training

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Waste and Residue Surveys
  • GPS  and drone operations
  • Waste and Residue Software applications
  • Primarily field work with significant daily travel
  • Mostly home at night
  • Some camp work

Closing Date: open until position is filled.

Interested applicants are requested to forward their resumes to: t.smith@silvatech.ca. We thank all those who choose to respond to this posting. Only applicant’s whose resumes closely match the qualifications listed, will be contacted for further dialogue.

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