Overview


Job title: Grapple Yarder Utility Person

Company: Western Forest Products

Job description: THE OPPORTUNITYLa-kwa sa muqw Forestry, a partnership between Western Forest Products and the member First Nations of the Nanwakolas Council, is currently seeking for a fully qualified Grapple Yarder Utility Person to join our team, located in beautiful Menzies Bay, BC.What We Offer:

  • United Steel Worker (USW) union wage rate of $35.75
  • Health & Dental Benefits provided through the union
  • Pension plan provided through the union
  • A safe work environment

Shifts: This position is currently on a 5×2 shift, 5 days on and 2 days off, 8 hours per day.This role is considered safety sensitive, all successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment drug test.QUALIFICATIONSEducation and Experience

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  • Fully qualified Grapple Yarder Utility Person with minimum 2 years of experience with BC Coastal Logging;
  • All applicants must have a valid Class 5 BC driver’s license;
  • Preference may be given to applicants holding a valid OFA Level 3 Certificate.

Skills, Knowledge and Required Competencies

  • Excellent safety record and strong work ethic;
  • Accountable and dependable;
  • Excellent verbal communication skills.

YOUR CAREERAt Western Forest Products, we believe our most significant asset is our people. Investing in our people brings value and success to our business, ensuring a safe, engaged, productive and continuously improving workplace. We offer challenging opportunities working alongside the best in the industry to meet your career and professional development goals while providing competitive total rewards and recognition.We provide a variety of on-the-job training and continuing education in many areas at Western to ensure you have the skills you need to succeed. Our promote-from-within culture recognizes high performance and we offer diverse career paths across the organization for those with the talent and will to advance.WESTERN OVERVIEWWestern Forest Products is a leading forest products company that sustainably manages forests and manufactures high-quality wood products. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the coastal region of BC and Washington State, Western meets the needs of customers worldwide with a specialty wood products focus and diverse product offering.Our commitment to health and safety, environmental stewardship and community engagement is core to how we do business at Western Forest Products.Our approach to responsible business practices in all aspects of our business is multi-faceted. We adhere to and employ the most stringent environmental practices in the world. The steps we take to ensure the forests in which we operate are renewed and remain healthy and viable for future generations are mirrored in the care we take to make certain our communities continue to grow and prosper. This includes investing in communities where we operate and continuing to forge mutually beneficial relationships with First Nations in respect of their local and cultural interests.

Location: Campbell River, BC

Job date: Sun, 23 Jun 2024 01:59:05 GMT