Employment Opportunity: Tree Planter

May 19, 2023

This is your chance to be a part of sustainable forest management!

Title: Tree Planter
Job Type: Full-time Contract
Wage: $200/day
Application Deadline: June 1st, 2023
Contract Duration: Estimate:
June 7, 2023 – July 5, 2023


Capacity Forest Management is currently seeking a passionate and dedicated individual to join our team as a Tree Planter for our upcoming spring tree planting operations in the Surf Inlet area on Kitasoo Xai’xais’ Forest License. We are committed to sustainable forest management and to leaving a positive impact on the environment and the communities we work with.

As a Tree Planter, you will be tasked with working in rugged terrain within remote access areas to plant seedlings starting in Spring 2023.


Key Responsibilities

  • Planting tree seedlings in designated areas
  • Ensuring high-quality planting standards are met
  • Maintaining accurate records of planting progress
  • Adhering to safety procedures and regulations
  • Living and working with the tree-planting contractor and crew for the duration of the contract

Qualifications and Skills

  • No prior tree planting experience required.
  • Familiarity with manual labour and outdoor work is an asset
  • Capacity to adapt to changing weather and terrain conditions
  • Strong work ethic


Equipment and Gear

  • If you possess planting bags, shovels, caulk boots, hard hats, and high-vis clothing, please indicate this in your application
  • Equipment will be provided by the company at no cost if you do not have it


Working Hours and Compensation

  • Average workday consists of 10 hours per day
  • Shifts follow a schedule of 3 days on, 1 day off
  • Pay rate is $200/day


If you are interested, please leave your name with Bob Johnson at Capacity Forest Management 250 287 2120 office or 250 830 7263 cell or at bobjohnson@capfor.ca. Please leave your contact information, your planting experience and references, phone number, cell, and e-mail address and we will contact you. Thanks, and we look forward to hearing from you!

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