Geoterra Integrated Resource Systems Ltd. is a British Columbia based company that provides consulting services to the natural resource sector and related industries. We are a leader in providing technical expertise and information within the industry, and we pride ourselves on providing safe, efficient, and effective services.

Geoterra is currently seeking qualified candidates to fill an open vacancy for the position of Forestry Project Manager.

Location:

Prince George, Cranbrook, Vancouver, Fort St John or Fort Nelson, British Columbia

Job Highlights:

Theprojectmanagermanagesthedevelopment, implementationandevaluation of majorprojects.  Projectsaretakenfromoriginalconceptthrough to finalcompletion. Thisposition’sprimaryfocus is managingmultiplemajorprojectsthatare of localinterest, have a range of stakeholders, andtypicallyareshort in duration.

  • Geoterra offers compensation above industry averages.
  • Geoterra has an industry-competitive, extended health and benefits plan.
  • Geoterra has an RRSP matching plan.
  • Geoterra supports our employees with professional development opportunities and payment of professional dues
  • Above industry compensation.
  • This position will require office and fieldwork; some travel is expected.
  • Geoterra pays for all travel and accommodations, including per-diem while away from home.

Accountabilities:

  • Manages and implements major projects in accordance with project management standards.
  • Determines project scope, defines project deliverables and develops project charters to align with the requirements of the major project.
  • Develops and maintains a broad range of stakeholder relationships to achieve project objectives and leads consultation sessions.
  • Prepares reports containing graphical, tabular, cartographic and written documentation of work results.  Presents analysis results to clients and/or company executive. Provides recommendations to the executive and clients regarding policy development, resource allocation decisions and stewardship issues.
  • Provides updates to the Operations Manager and/or General Manager on project status and progress.
  • Develops and implements all consultation and communication plans.
  • Plans and conducts project evaluations and post-implementation reviews and documents findings for future reference.
  • Manages the overall change control process throughout the life cycle of the project, including changes to the written scope statement, project schedule, budget and deliverables.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary education in a natural resource field.
  • Extensive experience with multiple aspects of forest management such as silviculture, planning and forest development.
  • Registered or able to register with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (RPF, RFT).
  • Positive attitude, highly organized, and proven ability to supervise and mentor junior staff members.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the forest industry.
  • Valid BC driver’s license.
  • Working knowledge of the BC tenure and appraisal system.

About Geoterra:  

Geoterra prides itself on offering staff a positive working environment with many opportunities for them to grow and become an integral part of our environmental services team. Self-reliant and motivated individuals will find that Geoterra offers excellent opportunities for advancement, career growth, and industry-leading wages.
 
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please submit your cover letter and resume in PDF format to hire@bc.geoterra.net