Ministry of Forests
May 17, 2024
TBC, Vernon
Job Type
Application Deadline
June 11 2024
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests

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

2 positions available: 1 full time permanent position, 1 temporary/auxiliary position that may become permanent

Positions located in Vernon

Engineering Technologist
$69,760.70 - $79,322.69 annually

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for supporting a sustainable and competitive future for B.C.’s forest sector, while taking action to keep forests healthy and protect communities in the face of climate change and extreme weather events.

The Engineering Technologist works closely with the District Engineering Officer, the Engineering Team, and Branch to ensure the safety, environmental, and legislative requirements on Resource Roads are met in accordance with the Engineering Program Funding Policy.

The positions are focused on administering the district resource road network. The positions entail implementing engineering projects with support of Engineering Branch Engineers, interacting with permit holders, stakeholders and the public, contract management, road and bridge maintenance projects, resource road inspections, and road design to support the achievement of the program.

Qualifications for this role include:

Note:  This position does not require an engineering degree.

  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Forest Technologist or equivalent with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to FPBC within six (6) months of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.
  • Diploma, or higher, forest technology, natural resource management, forest engineering, or other related field such as survey geomatics or geoscience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and directly related experience may be considered.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid BC Driver’s Class 5 Licence or equivalent.

For more information and to apply online by June 11, 2024, please go to:

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