Ministry of Forests
February 12, 2024
N/A, Chilliwack
Job Type
Application Deadline
March 3, 2024
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests
Chilliwack (Hybrid)

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.

Engineering Technologist
$67,728.87 - $77,012.22 annually

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

The Engineering Technologist focuses on implementing forest road engineering projects, including contract management, bridge and major structure, survey, resource roads and road design to support the achievement of project and program objectives. The position provides engineering technical services to support the achievement of project and/or program objectives, information to operational staff and works closely with the Engineering Officer and/or the Woodlands Supervisor to ensure environmental, construction and legislative requirements are met.

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

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Diploma in forest engineering, forest management or equivalent related field, plus three years of experience in a directly related operational field forestry activities.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience such as five years of experience in one or more area of operational field forestry activities
  • Operational field forestry activities include the following:
    • Timber harvesting monitoring/conformance
    • Cut-block development
    • Forest road engineering
    • 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.

For more information and to apply online by March 3, 2024, please go to:

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