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Are there opportunities to advance my skills or pursue different careers within the sector?
Check out our SkillsPass site for online and in-person courses and training opportunities. Or contact us out to find out about upcoming events or training opportunities.
Where can I find the latest job postings?
How do I find a mentor to help me better define my career path?
Luckily, forestry has a supportive industry – a community always willing to help answer questions and provide input. Contact us and we will work to connect you with a mentor or industry leader.
Are there any associations I should join to stay connected with industry news and network?
Follow our Facebook page and consider becoming a FSC Member for access to HR Support, Job Board (in progress) and SkillsPass training.
Where can I find up-to-date labour market data about the industry within NS and across Canada?
The Forestry Sector Council is currently working on gathering LMI data to share with the industry – Check out our LMI page for data and information.
What are the benefits of working in the forestry sector?
You get to spend every day working outside and surrounded by nature learning to manage, conserve and enhance Nova Scotia’s forests. You can leave your job at the end of the day knowing that the work that you do will benefit future generations. The work is diverse, meaning there are a variety of jobs within the industry, from tree planting to harvesting to trucking there are options for everyone.
What education or skillset do I need to qualify for a position?
There are a range of opportunities within the industry from labor to highly skilled positions, the level of education is dependent on the job. FSC is currently developing a career pathway for forestry jobs which will provide information on education and training required for different forestry careers.
Where are positions posted?
Are there career opportunities beyond entry level positions in the industry?
Check out our SkillsPass site for online and in-person courses and training opportunities. Or contact us to find out about upcoming events or training opportunities that can better help you advance your career within the industry.
What jobs are currently in demand?
You can view the latest jobs currently in demand by visiting The Greenest Workforce HERE.