Logging Supervisor

(NOC 8211)
+13.4%
 

Career Description

Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in logging operations and silvicultural operations.

Duties May Include

Supervise and co-ordinate the activities of logging and forestry workers in woodland operations, often in several work locations over several square kilometres

Supervise silvicultural activities such as scarification, planting and vegetation control

Schedule work crews, equipment and transportation for several work locations

Resolve work problems and recommend measures to improve work methods

Instruct workers in safety, recognize unsafe work conditions and modify work procedures

Ensure that government regulations are met

Communicate with forestry technical, professional and management personnel regarding forest harvesting and forest management plans, procedures and schedules

Prepare production and other reports

Hire and train new workers.

Examples of Titles

Forest Operations Supervisor
Logging Contractor

Where They Work

employed by logging companies, contractors and government agencies

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Forestry Technician Diploma
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NAIT
Edmonton, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Forest Technology Diploma
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Modified on May 17, 2012