Ministry of Forests
June 10, 2024
TBC, Fort St. John, Dawson Creek
Job Type
Application Deadline
July 7th, 2024
British Columbia


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

There are three (3) 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. 

Operations Technologist

$69,760.70 - $79,322.69 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 Operations Technologist is responsible for developing operating standards, implementing new forest management practices, contract management, coordinating technical activities, monitoring adherence to legislative and environmental standards and providing technical expertise to staff.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service, please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Graduation from an approved technical institute with a diploma or degree in resource or forestry management and three (3) years of experience in one (1) or more operational field forestry activities, OR
  • An equivalent combination of education or experience such as five (5) years of experience in one (1) or more area of operational field forestry.
  • Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a Registered Forest Technologist or equivalent.
  • 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 the following: Timber harvesting monitoring/conformance, cut-block development, forest road engineering, silviculture and timber tenure development and administration.

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

  • Three (3) years of specific forestry experience in one (1) or more operational field-based forestry activity such as tenure development, road and block layout, or timber tenure administration.
  • Experience in contract or financial administration.

For more information and to apply online by July 7th, 2024, please go to:

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