Silviculture Forester

POSITION:   Silviculture Forester

LENGTH OF EMPLOYMENT:  Full-time, salaried

LOCATION:  Western Nova Scotia – WestFor Management Inc. is based in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia and conducts forest management and operations across the western 9 counties of the province.



WestFor Management Inc. is seeking a Forest Professional to lead the development and execution of its Forest Management Strategy.  This position will provide the opportunity to implement an innovative forest silviculture plan and lead a diverse and skilled team of forest professionals.


  • Develop long-term silviculture and forest management plans.
  • Develop 1-5-year silviculture plans including monitoring programs of previous treatments.
  • Oversee field staff performing silviculture operations including summer students.
  • Coordinate and communicate with non-governmental organizations and Department of Lands and forestry.
  • Work with partners in the development and implementation of best management practices.


  • A post-secondary degree or diploma in Forestry, Environmental Management, or Ecology.
  • A strong background in ARC GIS and its suite of tools.
  • Ability to work independently with strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license.
  • Candidate must provide their own reliable and suitable transportation for use on highway and

logging road conditions.  Fuel costs will be reimbursed as per WestFor Mileage policy.

  • Experience an asset but not required


  • Experience in forest ecology and wildlife management
  • Experience developing and leading science-based research projects


  • Submit a written application in the form of a cover letter and resume clearly stating how you meet the qualifications.


Please submit your application to: by Jan. 31, 2021

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