Supervisors in this unit group supervise and co-ordinate the activities of workers engaged in logging operations and silvicultural operations.
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.
Forest Operations Supervisor
employed by logging companies, contractors and government agencies
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