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Current Job Opportunities

Director, Economic Analysis – Council of Forest Industries

Vancouver BC – to lead the development of analysis and reporting on economic trends and the commercial impact of proposed and existing government legislation, policy and regulation on the forest industry in BC. The Director, Economic Analysis will have knowledge of any changes in the Government of Canada Trade Agreements and prepare in depth reports on how those changes may potentially influence the forest industry. Contact us here for details on this role.

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Executive Director – Forest Enhancement Society of BC

The Forest Enhancement Society of BC is a new organization which has been provided an initial contribution of $85 million from the province to help rehabilitate land damaged by fire or fire control activities, abate fire hazards on Crown land and engage in fire prevention and fire preparedness in respect of land in order to reduce the impact and cost associated with wildfire and improve public safety, re-establish sustainable ecosystems that support the broad range of benefits British Columbians receive from their forests and increase the restocking of those forests affected by wildfire to further a sustainable and reliable timber supply.

The Society is seeking an Executive Director to build the Society into an efficient organization which delivers cost – effective and impactful programs to improve BC communities’ resilience to wildfire while improving forest conditions and wildlife habitat.

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Overview of career opportunities in the forest industry:

The Greenest Workforce

Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP)

Canadian Institute of Forestry: Think Forests

Canadian Forestry Jobs

Go Forestry

COFI Corporate Member Company Career/Job Links

Babine Forest Products

Brink Forest Products Ltd.


Carrier Lumber



Dunkley Lumber

Gorman Bros. Lumber


Lakeland Mills


Mercer International

Mitsui Homes Canada

Nechako Lumber

West Fraser


From the Newsroom

COFI Announces Winners of Forestry Photo Contest

Vancouver, B.C. – The Council of Forest Industries (COFI), with media partner Canadian Forest Industries (CFI) Magazine and prize sponsor London Drugs, today announced the winners of the Forestry Photo Contest.

“The photos we received truly captured the story…

BC’s Forest Sector Welcomes Tax Competitiveness Commission Report

Vancouver, BC – The Council of Forest Industries (COFI) welcomed today’s release of the report by the Commission on Tax Competitiveness, an independent panel established earlier this year to consult and review B.C.’s corporate tax structure and develop…

COFI Launches Community Photo Contest

Prince George, BC – The Council of Forest Industries (COFI), with media partner Canadian Forest Industries (CFI) Magazine and prize sponsor London Drugs, today announced the launch of a photo contest that celebrates the importance of the forest industry in B.C. and the…