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.


  • 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.


  • 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

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.