Ministry of Forests
May 22, 2024
TBC, Fort St. John, Dawson Creek
Job Type
Application Deadline
June 19th, 2024
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests
Fort St. John, Dawson Creek (Hybrid)

There are four (4) permanent full-time positions available. Flexible work options are available; these positions may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement. 

Forest Technologist

$64,123.59 - $72,674.35 annually

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 our video or 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.

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.
  • 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.

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

For more information and to apply online by June 19th, 2024, please go to:

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