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The Woodlands Division is looking to hire energetic and motivated Tree Planters to join our team for summer 2020.


Please Note:

We understand there may be some questions regarding the current COVID-19 situation and how this may impact our operations, therefore we wanted to clarify a few items. 

  • The Health and Safety of our employees remains our top priority. 
  • With your safety in mind, our managers are currently putting operations measures in place to meet all health recommendations. 
  • We are continuing with our full program for 2020. 
  • We understand the situation is evolving and therefore, we are acting fast and flexible to ensure a healthy and safe work environment. 
  • As our workplace is outdoors, we fully expect all our students to have a safe and successful summer experience. 

What’s in it for you:

  • Competitive wages paid on individual production and quality. The more you plant the more you earn!
  • Learning curve pay subsidy, because we want you to feel confident in your skills.
  • Full-time career opportunities upon graduation possible.
  • Transportation to/from planting sites every day.
  • Additional wages for planters who drive other planters to/from planting sites (JDI vehicle provided; class 5 driver's license required).
  • Post-secondary school scholarships for those who successfully complete the season.
  • Potential for additional work after the planting season ends.
  • Internal promotion opportunities for student roles.

Who You Are:

  • At least 16 years of age
  • Completion of high school diploma and/or enrolled in a recognized post-secondary institution is preferred
  • <1 year experience in a manual labour position
  • Physically fit
  • Positive attitude
  • High energy
  • Self motivated 
  • Outdoor enthusiast 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Planting seedlings across various terrains
  • Achieving daily production and quality targets
  • Following silviculture best management practices
  • Adhering to and promoting safety procedures and safe work practices
  • Opportunity to purchase gear (e.g. planting bag, spade) at employee pricing

Work Environment:

  • Outside in all weather conditions and elements (rain, heat, bugs, etc.)
  • Physically demanding
  • Strong, team-based environment 
  • Repetitive work
  • Monday - Friday (Up to 10/hours a day of work and up to 2/hours a day of driving)
  • Season runs from May - August (dependent on weather)

Crew Locations:

  • Southern New Brunswick (Moncton/ Saint John/ KV)
  • Central New Brunswick 
  • Northern New Brunswick

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:

Please apply online to submit your interest for this opportunity. Your application will be reviewed and we will be contacting applicants in the spring. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We appreciate your interest in our company!

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J.D. Irving, Limited, Woodlands Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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