Tree Planting Project Manager

Tree Planting Project Manager


Job Position: Tree Planting Project Manager

Company: J.D. Irving

Expected salary:

Location: Chipman, NB

Tree Planting Project Manager Job Details:


We are seeking a Project Manager(s) to join our high-performance tree planting team. Since 1957, we have planted over a billion trees, and we pride ourselves on investing in and delivering on best-in-class programs making us one of the most trusted tree growing companies in Canada.Reporting to the General Manager, the Project Manager for our tree planting operations is a key member of the Management Team. We are looking for a self-motivated leader with a strong sense of initiative and ability to manage change and high performing teams. The Project Manager achieves results through others by providing clear communication, effective coaching, and addressing employee concerns to promote a culture of teamwork, accountability, and strong engagement. The Project Manager will oversee planting operations, crews, camps, and systems for the summer plant (May-July) and fall plant (Sept-October). In the other months, the Project Manager will contribute to other operational, planning, continuous improvement, and recruitment activities.You will bring:

  • Minimum 3 years’ supervisory/management experience in tree planting operations
  • Minimum NB class 5 equivalent with willingness to obtain NB class 4 equivalent
  • Must be available to work rotating schedule during planting months (3 days on 1 day off shift)
  • Experience managing camp-based crews is considered an asset
  • Experience operating equipment such as ATVs, skidders, muskeg, side-by-sides, etc. is considered an asset
  • Possess strong communication and organizational skills

You will deliver:

  • Ensure projects and professional teams operate effectively and efficiently with the highest care to quality, safety, and productivity.
  • Manage a team of 3-5 crew foremen that each manage a 10-person planting crews providing a safe, productive, respectful, and rewarding workplace where tree planters want to return year after year.
  • Optimize team performance through effective recruitment, onboarding, training, coaching, development, and performance management activities.
  • Manage logistics and planning of day-to-day operations
  • Organize tree drops to planting locations and tree delivery to planters.
  • Model best practices to ensure healthy forests and a better-quality yield for the future.
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external partners.

You will receive:

  • Competitive salary negotiated based on experience, plus production bonus.
  • The option to work in a camp-based or home-based operations in New Brunswick. Accommodations for camp-based managers are provided at no cost. Living arrangements can be negotiated for “home” based crews in the southern portion of the province.
  • Transportation provided by the company.
  • Quality training and ongoing professional development.
  • Annual/seasonal contracts OR full-time work options available

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:Please apply online.We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.To learn more about our products and services, click .J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodlands Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.Additional Information

  • Posting Date: Jan 16, 2024

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