Ministry of Forests
August 28, 2023
Multiple Locations, Chilliwack, Squamish or Surrey
Job Type
Application Deadline
September 17, 2023
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests
Chilliwack, Squamish or Surrey

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.


Licensed Authorizations Officer (Tenures Forester)

$67,931.58 - $86,624.56 annually

The Licensed Authorizations Officer provides professional advice and may make decisions regarding the allocation of resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector. You enjoy researching, analyzing and evaluating information for the development of strategic land management plans. Allocating Crown land in a way that ensures its best use and minimizing its effect on other values, you utilize your knowledge of resource management and superior negotiating abilities. Effective communication skills are necessary when liaising with other agencies, leading conflict resolution, and resolving disputes with diverse partners over the use of Crown land and other natural resources. If you are a motivated natural resource management specialist with the expertise and initiative to take on this important role, we look forward to your application.

Explore the exciting variety of Authorizations opportunities at the Ministry of Forests: Authorizations Careers.

Qualifications for this role include:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in the natural resource field or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association.
  • A minimum of two (2) years of experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management.
  • 1 year of supervisory experience
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Professional Forester with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC). 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.


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