Employment & Training

The following postings are for employment opportunities with contractors or entities working on TFL 44. Postings have been shared with C̕awak ʔqin Forestry to post on their behalf. Please direct any inquires to the contact the on the postings.

Interested in working in the forestry industry?

Contact Marina Rayner, C̕awak ʔqin Forestry Employment and Training Manager:
(250) 240-9119

Employment Opportunities

C̕awak ʔqin Forestry

Senior Field Planner

C̕awak ʔqin Forestry is hiring a Senior Field Planner. This position will be a combination of fieldwork and in-office work to be performed in person at our Port Alberni Forest Operation.

Millwrights (Journeymen)

C̕awak ʔqin Forestry is hiring Journeymen Millwrights with industrial experience to work at the Port Alberni sawmill. Signing bonus & relocation assistance available with this job position. 

Contract Area Planner

C̕awak ʔqin Forestry is hiring a Contract Area Planner. The position will be a combination of fieldwork, office work and remote work determined by assigned duties.

Employment Opportunities

Western Forest Products

Grader Operator

Western Forest Products is seeking a Grader Operator with experience preferably in BC Coastal Logging to join their Holberg Forest Operations on Vancouver Island.

Energy Manager

Western Forest Products is hiring an Energy Manager responsible for liaising with Operational management to identify and report on energy savings opportunities and measures against the agreed-upon plan. This job is for a hybrid work environment.

Maintenance Superintendent

Western Forest Products has an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Superintendent to join their Ladysmith Sawmill Division based on Vancouver Island, BC.

Maintenance Planner

Western Forest Products is recruiting for a Maintenance Planner to join their Chemainus Sawmill in Chemainus, BC. 

Training Opportunities

Heavy Equipment Operator Certificate Program

17-week program offered by Vancouver Island University that will provide the foundation for success in this industry and get you a job operating large machines like bulldozers, graders and excavators.

Coastal Log Scaling Certificate

Gain hands-on experience on dryland log sorts, learning the steps required in weight scaling, how to grade logs, identify log species and more in this 8 month course offered by North Island College.



Considering a career in forestry? Talk to Marina Rayner

Meet Marina Rayner, Huumiis Ventures Limited Partnership’s new training and employment manager.

Are you interested in jobs and training in the forest sector?

Hiłḥaḥ ʔaała mamuuk hitaaqƛ̓asʔi (Hilth ḥah authla ma-mook hetak-tlus e – I work in the woods.) Are you interested in jobs and training in the forest sector?.

Are you a citizen or member of one of the TFL 44 Nations? Please reach out to Marina Rayner, C̕awak ʔqin Forestry Employment and Training Manager who is available to assist and answer all questions: 250- 240-9119 or mraynerconsulting(@)

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