Throughout the year, Haliburton Forest offers a variety of employment opportunities: With a core staff of over 60 employees, our team is as diverse as can be imagined.

Two Haliburton Forest employeesA wide variety of skills are applied at Haliburton Forest and with the diversity of its operation and the appeal of its natural resources staff play a prominent role in the day to day running of this unique organization. Haliburton Forest is a growing company and positions from forestry and outdoor education to office management and maintenance become available from time to time.

While most positions at Haliburton Forest are long term or permanent, seasonal positions are offered during summer and winter.

Open Positions

As of August 1st, 2017 the following positions are available:

Outdoor Experience Guide

The delivery of outdoor, environmental & experiential education programs at Haliburton Forest through group experiences, Canopy Tours and dog sledding. While assisting with day to day operations (i.e. maintenance, dog kennel work, housekeeping, etc...)

Click here for more details about this position.


Our Cookhouse restaurant is seeking part or full time wait staff, weekends included.  We are seeking wait staff to serve meals and beverages to our patrons.  

Smart Serve is considered an asset.  

Please direct all applications with cover letters and CV to the Cookhouse Restaurant at

General Labourer

At our sawmill we are looking for two physically fit people as General Labourer.

For any of the sawmill positions please send your cover letter and resume to or contact the sawmill manager at 705-754-0101.

Administrator & Bookkeeper

The Forest Products division of Haliburton Forest is recruiting an Administrator & Bookkeeper.

The individual should be self-motivated, detail-oriented, and experienced with office administration and bookkeeping. Familiar with QuickBooks would be an asset. Answering directly to the General Manager of the division, the individual will be responsible for purchasing, ordering, and invoicing, as well as inventory record-keeping and the overall administration of this diverse operation, which includes a sawmill and numerous value-added wood processing facilities. The individual may be presented with opportunities to expand into business analysis, investment planning, and human resources as the Forest Products division expands.

General Maintenance

Do you have a love for the outdoors and enjoy hard work? We are looking for an individual to join our maintenance crew to assist with construction projects, trail and building maintenance, grounds keeping, etc… For more information click here

Part Time Housekeeper

Help us to keep our guests comfortable and join our housekeeping crew!  We are currently looking for an individual that loves to keep things neat and tidy, is ready to work in a fast passed environment, with quick turnovers. Applicants must be able to work/be on call for a minimum of every Friday. 

If any of the above sound like a career for you please send your cover letter and resume to

Internship Program

Haliburton Forest operates an internship program designed to provide participants with experiences and skills in fields otherwise difficult to access. In particular, internship positions are available in Outdoor Education and Forestry. Room and board is provided during the internship and participation in all aspects of Haliburton Forest's operation is an integral part of the internship experience.

We are now accepting the following applications:

Outdoor Education Internship Availability

  • January to April 201
    • Primary focus is dog sledding with some Outdoor Education groups
  • May to the end of August 2018
    • Mainly Outdoor Education groups, some opportunity to help guide Canopy Tours and shared work at the dog kennels
    • Could extend into the middle of October
  • September to the end of October 2018
    • Mainly Outdoor Education groups, some opportunity to help guide Canopy Tours and shared work at the dog kennels
  • November 2018 to mid-March/April, 2019
    • Primary focus is dog sledding with some Outdoor Education groups

Forestry Internships:

  • May to the end of August 2018
  • September to the end of December 2018

Check out this article from one of our interns about her experience at Haliburton Forest.

Should you be interested in pursuing a career with us in any position, which may be available, please submit your application by sending a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve Ltd.

1095 Redken Rd.

Haliburton, Ontario, K0M 1S0

Or submit it by email to: