KBM Resources Group- Technical Services- Supervisor of Field Services

KBM Resources Group is an independently-owned natural resources consulting firm based out of Northwestern Ontario, with satellite offices in Saskatchewan and southern Ontario. KBM operates five tightly integrated business units offering a range of services to the natural resources development sectors, governments, and Indigenous organizations across Canada and abroad, including:

  • Environmental and Forestry Consulting
  • Field Technical Services
  • Aerial Survey and Geomatics
  • Flight Operations
  • Sales & Retail

Based out of Thunder Bay, KBM’s Technical Services operational territory spans Ontario, Manitoba, and Saskatchewan with a primary focus on forest inventory data collection. We also offer the following services:

  • Seedling testing – SQA and Frost Hardiness Testing
  • Large Scale Photography Free to Grow Interpretation
  • Forestry Data Collection – VSN, PSP, ELC, private property valuations
  • Road locations and boundary layout
  • Fisheries and water crossing assessments
  • EA and permitting field support

KBM’ Technical Services division is looking to hire a full-time field services supervisor to manage its various field programs in Ontario and Manitoba.  Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing functional direction, supervises and coordinates daily work of the field staff; delegates project tasks to field staff based on skills sets and experience levels; and tracks project status to make sure projects keep to pre-determined timelines.
  • Provides orientation to field staff and oversees training requirements
  • Assisting with proposal writing, scoping, and pricing.
  • Performing collection, testing and analysis of field data and samples for resource management and conservation.
  • Ensures quality control
  • Carries out all other related duties as assigned.
  • Leads by example demonstrating corporate values in an enthusiastic manner to achieve results individually and through team participation.
  • Identifies ways for continuous improvement of processes.


Eligible candidates should possess the following qualifications:


  • Degree or diploma in forestry, natural resources, environment, geography or GIS together with a minimum of three years’ experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of dendrology and mensuration
  • MNR ELC Photo Interpretation Certificate (optional)
  • Competent with GIS Software (Arc Map and Summit) and digital field data collection platforms.
  • Ontario Boreal forest VSN cruising training and experience
  • Minimum of one year experience in aerial image or photo interpretation
  • Previous supervisory experience is an asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.
  • Competent within the meaning of the Occupational Health & Safety Act

Submission deadline is September 15th, 2022.

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