New Job Forestry Analyst In Saskatchewan

Forestry Analyst
Forestry Analyst

Forestry Analyst

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $42.52–$51.74 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Forestry Analyst - ENV002325
Employment Type : SGEU Term 9 months or more
Location(s) : SK-North Central-Prince Albert
Ministry : 026 Environment
Salary Range : $42.519-$51.735 Hourly
Salary Supplement : included in hourly salary range (in-scope)
Grade : SGEU.11.

The Ministry of Environment takes a team-based approach to protect Saskatchewan’s environment for the well-being of the province, its people and its future. We use science-based solutions and environmental laws to help safeguard communities and protect our air, land, water and habitat. We are committed to providing superior citizen and client satisfaction through workplace excellence, continuous improvement and innovation. Our leaders demonstrate the Government of Saskatchewan’s commitment to ensuring workplace health and safety.

Are you a proactive, self-directed, analytical individual with the ability to work successfully in a team environment? Do you have a desire to foster a positive health and safety culture and increase your technical and analytical knowledge related to forestry? The Saskatchewan Ministry of Environment has an exciting Forestry Analyst term opportunity in the Forest Service Branch located in Prince Albert. Reporting to the Manager of Silviculture, Scaling and Forest Health, this position supports the sustainable development of Saskatchewan’s forest sector throughout the province.

As the Forestry Analyst, you will:

  • provide forest data analysis expertise to the Forest Service, and government ministries, and support senior ministry staff decision-making on forest sustainability issues;
  • design, develop, implement, and maintain datasets for computer models and decision support applications for environmental programs; and
  • foster a productive, effective, healthy, and respectful work environment.

The successful candidate will have:

  • knowledge of information management protocols related to silviculture effectiveness monitoring;
  • the ability to manipulate and analyze large forestry datasets for growth model input and the ability to analyze and report on the growth model outputs;
  • knowledge of the principles of geographic information systems;
  • knowledge of statistical analysis tools;
  • knowledge of statistical analysis techniques;
  • the ability to identify solutions to complex problems and recommend strategies or make decisions to address issues and concerns within a context of available resources, stringent timelines, divergent perspectives and/or opposing viewpoints;
  • the ability to manage multiple projects by prioritizing work, multi-tasking, and adapting to changing priorities;
  • the ability to verbally and in writing relay technical, policy and/or forestry-related information through presentations, reports and memos to promote understanding and educate a wide and varied audience; and
  • the ability to promote a healthy, productive, respectful and safe work environment that is free of discrimination.

The competencies required for this position would be obtained through the completion of a Master of Science in Forestry degree (or related sciences) combined with experience with data management, analysis and modeling applications in a natural resource context.

What we offer:

  • dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals;
  • a competitive salary;
  • comprehensive benefits package including pension;
  • vacation, earned days off (EDO) and other types of leave (maternity/paternity/adoption, family/personal leave, sick leave);
  • inclusive work environment;
  • professional development opportunities; and
  • flexible work arrangements.

To learn more about the Ministry of Environment, click here

About Prince Albert:

The beautiful City of Prince Albert is situated on the North Saskatchewan River in Central Saskatchewan. The city rests on the south bank of the river, which divides the province's aspen parkland from the boreal forest on the north bank. These beautiful mixed-wood forests supply our variety of forestry industries while offering many recreational opportunities and species of wildlife. To learn more about Prince Albert visit:

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Hours of Work : B - SGEU Field 37.33 - work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: Jul 17, 2023, 12:59:00 AM