Ministry of Forests
July 3, 2024
TBC, Williams Lake, BC
Job Type
Application Deadline
July 31st 2024
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests

This position has full time on-site requirements in Williams Lake. Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

Forest Technologist

$64,123.59 - $72,674.35 annually

An excellent career building opportunity for a self-motivated individual with an interest in professional forestry operations.

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.

To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website.

The Forest Technologist acts with specialized knowledge and training regarding the practice of professional forestry when performing a wide variety of functions including planning, engineering, timber sales and silviculture activities.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Graduation with a diploma or a degree in resource or forestry management.
  • Registered with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) or Registered Professional Forester (RPF) AND a minimum of two (2) years of experience in operational field forestry activities; OR
  • Enrolled, or eligible for immediate enrollment, with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a forest professional in training (TFT, ASTFT, FIT, ASFIT), for the purpose of obtaining an RFT or RPF designation AND a minimum of four (4) years of experience in operational field forestry activities.

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

  • Applicants with specific forestry activities experience, such as timber harvesting cut-block development, forest road engineering, silviculture and/or harvest operations.
  • Applicants with contract administration experience.

For more information and to apply online by July 31st, 2024, please go to:

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