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Forest Innovation career options

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There are many career options in Nova Scotia’s forest sector including field-based and off-site positions in forestry, conservation, mill operations and forest science. We offer many programs and courses to give you the skills you need for a career in the forest sector.
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Forestry and silviculture

  • Forest Harvesting
  • Forest Inventory Resource Officer
  • Forest Technician
  • Geomatics Technician
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Logging Truck Driver
  • Silviculturalist
  • Urban Forester
  • Woodlands Manager

Parks and conservation

  • Conservation Enforcement Officer
  • Environmental Consultant
  • Park Planning Technician
  • Park Ranger
  • Wildlife Conservationist

Mill operations

  • Industrial Engineer
  • Industrial Repair Technician
  • Logging Machinery Operator
  • Lumber Grader
  • Machining Tool Operator
  • Material Handler
  • Occupational Health & Safety Officer
  • Operations Manager
  • Quality Control Officer
  • Sawmill Machine Operator
  • Wood Processing Machine Operator

Forest science, research and innovation

  • Biologist
  • Forest Researcher