Forest worker

Become a protector of the forest!

Being a forest worker at SOPFIM means working in a safe working environment in the heart of the forest and contributing to the world’s largest forest protection program against insect pests!


Work environment

Safe: reflecting our greatest value, we ensure that the work environment is safe at all times.
Stimulating: A place that offers a unique opportunity with passionate people, and where the tasks are far from monotonous.
Benevolent: A warm atmosphere with a team that enjoys working together.
Organized: A space where order and structure are maintained to facilitate effective work.
Responsible: An environment where employees and the company take their responsibilities seriously, both socially and environmentally.


Under the responsibility of the survey assistant, the forestry worker actively participates in the sampling of the plots of various forests in the assigned region.

Specifically, you will:

• Collect samples from the forest using pole shears;
• Operate a brush, saw and pruner to clean forest roads as required;
• Ensure the maintenance and proper operation of the devices, equipment or vehicles used;
• Use GPS daily for data recording;
• Commute by truck or ATV.

Remuneration and working conditions offered by SOPFIM

  • Different types of work schedules totaling 80 hours every 2 weeks;
  • An hourly wage of $21.02;
  • Employment in effect from May to early November;
  • Possibility to renew your employment each year;

Job Requirements

  • Hold a valid Class 5 driver’s licence;
  • Degree completed or in progress in forestry or any other relevant field or relevant forestry work experience;
  • Have significant experience driving a vehicle in the forest (truck and ATV).

Skills sought

  • Behaviour oriented towards occupational health and safety;
  • Knowledge of techniques related to the use of chainsaws and brush cutters is an asset;
  • Ability to work in the forest for long periods of time;
  • Comfortable with teamwork;
  • Knowledge of GPS technology is an asset.

*The male generic is used in this text only for the purpose of lightening the text and making it easier to read, it has no discriminatory intention. (note: not necessary in English since not gendered)

Our advantages

SOPFIM is about dedicating ourselves to protecting one of our most important collective assets. It is also..

Work-life balance
Noble mission to achieve
Environmental commitment
Human approach

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SOPFIM encourages and strives for equality and diversity in employment. We invite all candidates who meet the profile to apply.

Join the SOPFIM family. More than a day labourer, become a protector of the forest!

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