Ministry of Forests
Published
June 10, 2024
Location
Terrace, Terrace
Category
Job Type
Application Deadline
July 1 2024
Province/territory
British Columbia
Country
Canada

Description

Ministry of Forests

Currently, we have one (1) full-time permanent position available in Terrace.
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.

Operations Technologist
$69,760.70 - $79,322.69 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. BCTS operations are guided by three overarching principles: forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and sustainable forest management.

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 in one or more of the following areas: tenure development, road and block layout, silviculture, timber tenure administration and forestry contract administration.

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.

Operational field forestry activities include the following:

    • Timber harvesting monitoring/conformance
    • Cut-block development
    • Forest road engineering
    • Silviculture
    • Timber tenure development and administration
  • 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.

For more information and to apply online by July 1, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/113754

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