• 4905 50 St, Forestburg, AB T0B 1N0, Canada
  • Contract

Company Description

Bionera and its parent company, PRT Growing Services, are the leaders in establishing and managing large-scale woody biomass plantations to help solve energy, waste management and environmental issues. We offer a range of short rotation willow crop services that are ideally suited to municipal and industrial operations, including:

  •  Establishment and maintenance of short-rotation willow crop plantation

Together, with our associates in the environmental consulting and irrigation industries, we can provide low-risk, turn-key solutions for disposal of municipal and industrial waste, including biosolids and wastewater.

Job Description

Position Summary: 

We are currently looking for temporary labourers to work on our Mechanical Planter in  the Forestburg, Alberta area. This engaging, high paced, physical position offers a safe work environment and an opportunity for a career in green technologies.


What you need for a position with Bionera:
•    Energetic with attention to detail
•    Positive attitude, punctual, reliable and a team player
•    Work is meticulous, repetitive, and requires good eyesight and manual dexterity
•    You will stand or walk for  lengthy periods of time, repetitive lifting, (light to medium weight willow bundles), and perform repetitive movements
•    Must be prepared to work in outdoor elements
•    Appropriate attire required (raingear, sunglasses, CSA approved steel toed footwear, water)
•    Hard hat and hi-visibility vest will be provided
•    Reliable transportation to Forestburg is essential 

Additional Information

What a position with Bionera offers:
•    Duties will be to assist with land reclamation project: planting willow shrubs
•    Work will take place in early/mid-June and will last 12-15 days over 2-3 weeks
•    Salary: $16 /hour, with a potential for a completion bonus
•    Potential for inventory work in late summer & for re-hire in summer 2020

Westmoreland Paintearth Mine. Candidates will be required to meet (marshalling point) in Forestburg, AB, from which transportation will be provided to the mine.

How to Apply:
Please submit a resume through the Career Page of our website at Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2019. To learn more about Bionera, please visit:

Thank you for applying; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.