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Forestry Student Job – Summer 2020 – Sawmill & Woodlands Divisions

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Nova Scotia Forestry Student Job – Summer 2020 – Sawmill & Woodlands Divisions

The Sawmill & Woodlands Divisions are looking to hire a team of energetic and motivated student leaders for our summer programs across our various operating regions.

  • Are you looking for a summer job which enables you to work with a team of industry-leading professionals?
  • Do you want to gain hands-on experience that could lead to full-time employment upon graduation?
  • Does a job with real responsibilities and making meaningful contributions interest you?

The Opportunities:


  • Forest Operations - These positions support our road construction and harvesting operations. Forest Operations students are paired with our professional Operations Supervisors who ensure our students’ successes in achieving meaningful job responsibilities. These positions provide an understanding of the business, while enabling practical experience in managing a commercial forestry operation. A valid Class 5 NS Driver’s License is required, or equivalent.

What We Offer:

  • A fun, outdoor working environment.
  • A team-based work effort that supports you to succeed.

    We expose you to our diverse operations and connect you with senior leadership to ensure meaningful work experiences that lead to career opportunities upon graduation. Along with competitive wages, company vehicles and uniforms are provided.


Your Team:

At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results.  With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.


Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 15,000 dedicated employees.


These positions are available in the following regions:

  • Nova Scotia (Truro)  

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online by Friday, November 29th

The Sawmill & Woodlands teams will work with you to determine an appropriate position based on your interest and experiences as discussed during the selection process.


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


To learn more about our products and services, click here.




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