2020 Forestry Summer Student Opportunities

2020 Forestry Summer Student Opportunities

We are currently recruiting summer students for the 2020 season in our forestry operations in Dryden, Ontario and Ear Falls, Ontario. Employment opportunities are generally 4 months in duration for the summer term. A progressive community set between Winnipeg and Thunder Bay, Dryden offers excellent camping, fishing and outdoor activities.


Depending on your year of study and specialization, your responsibilities will include:

 assisting the silviculture forester with day to day duties
 monitoring silviculture contractors (tree plant/site preparation operations/tending) performance around safety and quality
 conducting site reconnaissance; preparing pre-work for renewal work; verifying contractor payment and compliance
 conducting various regeneration surveys (FTG, exceptions monitoring, and stand tending)
 assisting with the planning of various silviculture projects (i.e. aerial chemical tending or slash pile burn projects)
 collect data using GPS and query / compile data using GIS system
 miscellaneous duties such as road inspections, water crossing monitoring and other forestry related duties


 Students in all years of BSc. Forestry Program or Technical Diploma will be considered.
 Previous GIS, GPS, silviculture, field surveying (FTG, regeneration survey, FRI cruising) contractor supervision, surveying, harvesting or road construction experience would be an asset.
 Must be able to work in a forest environment.
 Must have a valid driver’s license and a valid First Aid certificate.


A competitive salary is offered, as well as a limited travel allowance and living allowance.

To apply

Please apply online by following the link below and attach your cover letter and resume, in confidence, by Friday October 11th, 2019 at 3:00pm CDT.


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Building a capable, committed, and diverse workforce.

Domtar Inc.
Job Location: 
POINT (-89.2476823 48.3808951)
Closing Date: 
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 15:00