Ministry of Forests
September 12, 2023
Multiple Locations, Campbell River, Chilliwack, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Port McNeill, Powell River, Squamish, Surrey, or Victoria
Job Type
Application Deadline
October 1 2023
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests
Campbell River, Chilliwack, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Port McNeill, Powell River, Squamish, Surrey, Victoria

This position can be based out of any of the location(s) listed above.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved telework agreement.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Land and Resource Specialist

$75,454.69 - $96,020.36 annually

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land and ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land-based resources. The Ministry works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their economies.

The general focus of the position is on forestry and ecosystem-based management in the South Coast Region.  This involves developing creative management solutions to strategic resource management issues. The position bridges environmental, social and economic disciplines of natural resource management to advance policy, ministry priorities and strategies, and operational delivery of stewardship outcomes. The Land and Resource Specialist (forestry oriented) will be a member of a diverse project team of multidisciplinary specialists across multiple agencies and is responsible for the management, coordination and delivery of strategic initiatives from initiation through to conclusion.

Qualifications for this role include:


  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC) as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or equivalent. 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.
  • Degree or higher in the natural resource field or equivalent as recognized by FPBC; plus, 3 or more years’ experience working in a natural resource discipline.
  • Experience in a multi-stakeholder and partner environment understanding perspectives, conflicts, and facilitating / developing solutions.
  • Experience related to First Nations consultation, collaboration and relationship building in British Columbia.


For more information and to apply online by October 1, 2023, please go to:

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