Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic and supportive team player for the role of Ecologist.

This is a full-time permanent position, working Monday-Thursday, 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at our mill site. The successful candidate will receive a competitive annual salary including paid pension and matching RRSP program, 4-week’s annual vacation, a company paid dental and extended health benefits, and many additional employee incentives. For candidates requiring relocation, Alberta-Pacific offers an attractive relocation assistance package.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Play an integral role within the Environmental Sciences team with a commitment to continual Leadership and professional development.
  • Represent Alberta-Pacific and its Woodlands division on a local, provincial, and national level.
  • Deliver presentations to internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Ministers, senior industry representatives, community and other external stakeholders).
  • Engage in and communicate in large public provincial and national forums.
  • Act as a resource for balancing business and environmental parameters for short-term and long-term business planning, both in environmental and regulatory requirements.
  • Manage complex and conflicting business situations as required.
  • Identify and develop business alternatives, optimizations, and recommendations.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours and meet extensive travel commitment demands.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate degree in Biological Sciences/Ecology/Forestry/Environmental Science; PhD preferred.
  • 10 – 15 years’ experience in Natural Resources management.
  • Operational knowledge and experience in the Forestry sector is preferred.
  • Strong knowledge, understanding, and experience in working with FSC and other certification systems.
  • Subject matter expert in forestry conservation.
  • Experience with stakeholder engagement and networking for regulatory development, including government and aboriginal relations.
  • Strong political acumen.
  • Strong scientific and analytical skills; experience with cumulative efforts or forestry modeling software is advantageous.
  • Strong oral and written communication and presentation skills.

Please forward your resume in confidence to careers@alpac.ca.

We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals.