Ministry of Forests
Published
January 19, 2024
Location
810 Blanshard St Suite 4, Victoria
Category
Job Type
Application Deadline
February 21st, 2024
Province/territory
British Columbia
Country
Canada

Description

Ministry of Forests

Revelstoke, BC (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.

Forest Technologist

$62,255.85 - $70,557.73 annually

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

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.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Graduation with a diploma or a degree in resource or forestry management.
  • Registered with the 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 the 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.
  • Operational field forestry activities include one (1) or more of the following:
    • Timber harvesting cut-block development
    • Forest road engineering
    • Silviculture
    • Harvest operations
    • Compliance and enforcement
    • 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:

  • 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 February 21st, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/109625

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