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NOC 8422 – Silviculture and forestry workers

NOC 8422 – Silviculture and forestry workers

December 27, 2019

The National Occupational Classification (NOC) code 8422 is for Silviculture and forestry workers

NOC skill type/level: Skill Level C

Employment requirements

  • Completion of secondary school may be required.
  • Completion of a college or other specialized program for silviculture workers or forestry crew workers may be required.
  • Formal training in power saw operation and maintenance and several months of on-the-job training are usually provided.
  • Experience as a logging and forestry labourer may be required.
  • A chemicals application licence is required.
  • Workplace hazardous materials information system (WHMIS) and transportation of dangerous goods (TDG) certificates may be required.
  • A silvicultural worker’s licence may be required.

List of Job Titles for NOC 8422 – Silviculture and forestry workers

  • Brush cutter – forestry
  • Clearing saw operator – forestry
  • Fire crewman/woman – forestry
  • Fire lookout
  • Fire suppression crewman/woman – forestry
  • Forest firefighter
  • Forestry conservation worker
  • Forestry crew worker
  • Forestry crewman/woman
  • Forestry worker
  • Forestry worker – logging
  • Lookout – forestry
  • Pieceworker – silviculture
  • Precommercial tree thinner
  • Scarification equipment operator
  • Scarification equipment operator – forestry
  • Scarifier operator – silviculture
  • Seed cone collector
  • Seed cone picker
  • Silviculture worker
  • Spacing saw operator
  • Spacing saw operator – forestry
  • Thinning saw operator
  • Thinning saw operator – forestry
  • Tree pruner – forestry
  • Tree spacer – forestry
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