Ministry of Forests
September 13, 2023
Job Type
Application Deadline
October 9, 2023
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests

Dawson Creek, Fort St. John (hybrid)

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. Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

Operations Technologist

$67,728.87 - $77,012.22 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) works collaboratively with regional and district operations to plan, develop and auction a substantial portion of the province’s annual available timber volume. BCTS operates as a for-profit entity within a government organization. Its goal is to provide credible representative price and cost benchmark data for the Market Pricing System through auctions of timber harvested from British Columbia’s public land. 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 and monitoring adherence to legislative and environmental standards.

This position also provides technical expertise to staff in one or more areas: tenure development, road and block layout, silviculture, timber tenure administration and forestry contract administration.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests.

Qualifications for this role include:

• Graduation from an approved technical institute with a diploma or degree in resource or forestry management and three years of experience in one or more operational field forestry activities, OR
• An equivalent combination of education or experience such as five years of experience in one or more area of operational field forestry.
• Operational field forestry activities include one or more of the following:

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

For more information and to apply online by October 9, 2023, please go to:

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