Position Type

6 months term contract between April 1st to September 30th 2019

Reports To

Director, Environment and Regulatory Affairs

About FPAC

FPAC provides a voice for Canada’s wood, pulp, and paper producers nationally and internationally in government, trade, and environmental affairs. The $69-billion-a-year forest products industry is one of Canada’s largest employers operating in over 600 communities, providing 230,000 direct jobs across the country. The forest products sector is a world leader in sustainable forest management; we are a critical partner in the fight against climate change and have invested 1.5 billion dollars in clean technology in the last five years. Visit www.fpac.ca for more information.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Support FPAC’s environment files by compiling, conducting analysis of, and reporting on environmental sustainability performance indicators (energy use, GHG emissions, waste, water, and water and air pollutants) from the pulp and paper and wood products sector;
  • Assist with the development of industry positions by providing analysis (tables and graphs) and advice on trends in the pulp and paper and wood products sector;
  • Provide support to the Environment Committee through the review of regulatory documents and other requests.



  • Completed undergraduate degree in environmental science/engineering, chemical engineering, or other related field;
  • Must comply with all Forest Products Association of Canada’s policies and procedures, as well as Federal mandated legislation and regulations;
  • Enthusiastic and a willingness to learn.



  • Knowledge of the Canadian forest products industry;
  • Understanding of basic engineering principles and environment challenges;
  • Familiarity with federal environmental initiatives (such as the Chemicals Management Plan and the National Pollutant Releases Inventory);
  • Fast learner who can work independently, and as a part of a team;
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to think critically;
  • Strong communication skills – both verbal and writing;
  • Highly skilled in using Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • Ability to prepare reports, presentations and conduct various analyses in Excel;
  • Attention to detail.


Interested In Applying?

FPAC encourages applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities.

Please provide your resume and accompanying cover letter to the FPAC HR department (hr@fpac.ca) by March 4th, 2019.