Career Opportunities

Join our team at Meridian Forest Services Ltd. We are an equal opportunity employer who is committed to providing clients with professional multi-phase Forest Engineering  and Silviculture services. At Meridian, the key to our success is providing clients with superior service from a team of diligent, versatile and innovative professionals.
Current Openings
We are currently accepting applications for the following positions for the upcoming 2017 field season at our Port Alberni and Coombs Operations.

1. SENIOR CAMP FOREST ENGINEER
Roles and Responsibilities
The successful candidate (s) will be reporting to the Field Office Manager and will be responsible  for leading a team of Assistant Forest Engineers in the completion of block layout: total chance planning, field reconnaissance, road layout, block layout, resource assessments, client liason, office block administration and tutoring colleagues.
The Senior Camp Forest Engineer must be a team player who is focused on personal safety, providing quality services/products and working efficiently.
Eligibility Requirements
Interested applicants for the Senior Camp Forest Engineer position must be able to demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of post-secondary education from an accredited College or University with a degree or dipoma in the field of "Forestry;" or significant directly-related experience.
  • Be an active member, or eligible for registration, with the ABCFP.
  • Must demonstrate a minimum of five years BC Coastal forest industry engineering experience acting in a Senior Forest Engineer role.
  • Must be experienced in the use of Trimble GPS, Roadeng and ArcMap software, and
  • Possess a valid BC driver's license.

Compensation
Meriidan offers a competative salary with a benefit package which includes medical and dental coverage. Meridian also provides a camp incentive program for individuals working in remote locations (camp setting).
Safety
The health and welfare of Meridian employees is our number one priority. As such, a "Substance Abuse and Impairment Program" is in effect at all our operations.
Closing Date: April 14th, 2017
 
2. SENIOR FOREST ENGINEER
Role and Responsibilities
The successful candidate (s) will be reporting to the Field Office Manager and will be responsible for leading a team of Assistant Forest Engineers in the completion of block layout: total chance planning, field reconnaissance, road layout, block layout, resource assessments, client liason, office block administration and tutoring colleagues.
The Senior Forest Engineer must be a team payer who is focussed on person safety, providing quality services/products and working efficiently.
Eligibility Requirements
Interested applicants for the Senior Forest Engineer position must be able to demonstrate the following criteria:

  • Successful completion of post-secondary eduction from an accredited College or University with a degree or diploma in the field of "Forestry;" or significant directly-related experience.
  • Be an active member, or eligible for registration, with the ABCFP
  • Must be able to demonstrate  a minimum of five years BC Coastal forest industry engineering experience acting in a Senior Forest Engineer role.
  • Must have experience with the use of Trimble GPS, Roadeng & ArcMap sorfware.
  • Possess a valid BC driver's license, and
  • Must reside in the Nanaimo, Parksville or Port Alberni area.

Compensation
Meridian offers a competative salary with a benefit package that includes medical and dental coverage.
Safety
The health and welfare of Meridian employees is our number one priority. As such, a "Substance Abuse and Impairment Program" is is effect at all our operations.
Closing Date: April 28th, 2017

Candidate Selection Process
Candidates can send their resume to info@meridianforest.ca or via parcel post to the noted address on the advertisement. For those candidates submitting resumes online, you will receive confirmation that your resume has been received. No resumes will be considered for the posted employment opportunity if they are received after the advertisement deadline. All resumes will be reviewed by our management team and only those candidates that we feel meet the qualifications for the advertisement will be contacted for a formal interview. All resumes will be kept on file for 4 months from the deadline for future consideration in the event that another position on our teams becomes available.

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