Sasuchan Development Corporation (SDC), a wholly owned business venture of the Takla Nation (TLFN), owns and operates a variety of businesses and manages forestry tenures both within the Takla Traditional Territory and across the province of British Columbia. These businesses are in the early stages of development and are expected to grow significantly over the next 3-years. In support of this growth and to accelerate the development of our forestry services program, Sasuchan is seeking a Forestry Superintendent.
The ideal candidate would be a forestry professional (RPF or RFT) with a minimum of 10-years experience in forest planning, operations or other related forestry disciplines.
Key Roles & Responsibilities: Reporting to the General Manager (GM); Forest Operations, 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, ensuring Takla Values and community input is respected and protected in all operations;
Prepare annual budgets and forecasts for forestry operations in conjunction with the GM;
Lead the forestry team, including the recruitment and development of new team members as required;
Assist the GM with projects, business development and management needs as required;
Sit on government advisory, forest industry, and First Nations committees where appropriate as determined by the GM and CEO;
Develop, plan and implement programs, policies and procedures on behalf of Sasuchan as directed;
Provide project management, human resource management, contract administration and performance management consistent with organizational goals, targets and the annual plan;
Liaise with external customers and stakeholders with respect to forestry operations;
Build extensive and meaningful relationships with the community, Keyah members, and other stakeholders within the traditional territory; This role is located in Prince George, British Columbia and would require regular travel to remote locations within the Takla Lake Traditional Territory.