Ministry of Forests
Published
January 25, 2024
Location
810 Blanshard St Suite 4, Victoria
Category
Job Type
Application Deadline
February 20th, 2024
Province/territory
British Columbia
Country
Canada

Description

Ministry of Forests
Burns Lake, Houston, Smithers (Hybrid)

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

Certification Standards Officer

$73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually, plus $39.85 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Burns Lake; $39.85 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Houston; $36.53 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Smithers.

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is a unique program of the Ministry of Forests. Working collaboratively with regional and district operations, BCTS plans, develops and auctions a substantial portion of the province’s annual available timber volume.

The Certification Standards Officer (CSO) is responsible for the co-ordination, implementation, monitoring and improvement of forest certification systems and safety across BCTS. The CSO must ensure the alignment of the BCTS program with provincial programs through the employment of leadership and influence skills.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Graduation from an approved technical institute with a diploma or a degree in resource or forestry management and three (3) years of experience in one (1) or more operational field-forestry activities, OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and five (5) years of experience in one (1) or more operational field forestry. Operational field forestry activities include one (1) or more of the following: Timber harvesting monitoring/conformance, cut-block development, forest road engineering, silviculture or timber tenure development and administration.
  • Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a Registered Forest Technologist or equivalent.
  • Experience with Environmental Management Systems, Sustainable Forest Management and Safety Certification Systems.
  • Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:

  • Experience with auditing forest management activities and processes.
  • Three (3) years of experience in one (1) or more operational field-based forestry activity such as timber harvesting monitoring/conformance, cut-block development, forest road engineering, silviculture or timber tenure development and administration.

For more information and to apply online by February 20th, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/108538

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