Supervisors, logging and forestry - Emploi d'avenir
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Supervisors, logging and forestry

Supervise and coordinate the activities of workers engaged in tree cutting and silviculture operations.
The forest has no secrets for you. The management of large work sites drives you and you are ready to travel the many kilometres necessary to supervise them. Leader by nature, you can also solve problems with resourcefulness and communicate effectively.

 
Average salaryNot published
 

Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in logging operations and silvicultural operations. They are employed by logging companies, contractors and government agencies.

Main tasks

  • Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of logging and forestry workers in woodland operations, often in several work locations over several square kilometres
  • Oversee silvicultural activities such as scarification, planting and vegetation control
  • Schedule work crews, equipment and transportation for several work locations
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve work methods
  • Instruct workers in safety, recognize unsafe work conditions and modify work procedures
  • Ensure that government regulations are met
  • Communicate with forestry technical, professional and management personnel regarding forest harvesting and forest management plans, procedures and schedules
  • Prepare production and other reports
  • Hire and train new workers.

Training

DIPLOMA OF VOCATIONAL STUDIES (DVS)

Aménagement de la forêt

DIPLOMA OF COLLEGE STUDIES (DCS)

Forest Technology

More information

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This trade is in highest demand in these regions:

  • Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean
  • Mauricie
  • Abitibi-Témiscamingue

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