Ministry of Forests
June 27, 2024
N/A, Quesnel, Williams Lake
Job Type
Application Deadline
July 22, 2024
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests
Quesnel, Williams Lake (Hybrid)

These positions are also posted as a STO 27 under requisition 113571

Engineering Officer
$77,718.46 - $99,452.15 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) works collaboratively with regional and district operations to plan, develop and auction the province’s annual available timber volume. A career path in BCTS offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Employees can impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways. To find out more, check out the BCTS website.

The Engineering Officer focuses on planning and managing the engineering program within a Business Area (BA), which includes bridge and major structures, survey, resource roads and road design. The position also manages budgets, contracts, consultation, certification and public safety. This position is accountable for reviewing and approving engineering activities and ensuring these comply with engineering, environmental and legislative standards and requirements, as well as representing the BA during audits of engineering activities.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • A degree or diploma in forest engineering, forest management, engineering or equivalent related field and three (3) years of experience in road, bridge and major structures design, construction and maintenance; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience such as five (5) years of experience in road, bridge and major structures design, construction and maintenance.
  • Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a:
    • Registered Professional Forester; OR
    • Another applicable professional (i.e., P.Eng.) eligible to hold a special practice permit with FPBC.
  • Experience in contract and/or project management.
  • Experience in managing complex road and/or bridge construction projects.
  • 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.

For more information and to apply online by July 22, 2024, please go to:

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