"Other people would like this job because it's fast paced and demanding. The day always goes by quickly."
There are about 3,350 different businesses in the forest sector.
attendant Lorraine Muskwa works for Alberta-Pacific Industries Inc., a
large pulp mill company in Alberta. Her resume of forest industry jobs
and education includes everything from stand tending to environmental
evaluations. This background is all part of Lorraines ideal career
goal, being a registered professional forester.
Did you know? The annual tree harvest in Canada is about 180 million cubic meters.
Lorraine's current job as a dispatcher pays between $40,000 and $60,000 a year. There are a lot of other areas in forestry she can branch into as well. She could work in field operations, reforestation, forest protection, fire fighting or be a woodlands coordinator.
is one of those people who’s constantly learning. Her approach to the
job is the kind of attitude forest industry employers look for. Build
on your knowledge, set goals and move forward. There are plenty of places
to go in this business!
Education: 2 year Forestry Technology program, NAIT
Hobbies: Rollerblading, camping and fishing