Ministry of Forests
November 6, 2023
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British Columbia


Ministry of Forests

Chilliwack, Daajing Giids, Powell River, Squamish

This position can be based out of any of the locations listed above.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Planning Officer
$75,454.69-$96,020.36 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is a unique program of the Ministry of Forests (FOR). BCTS operations are guided by three overarching principles, forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and sustainable forest management.

To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website.

The Planning Officer is responsible for all the strategic and integrated planning processes required for the Business Area (BA). The position develops the Forest Stewardship Plan for the BA as well as participates in the development of higher-level plans such as Land and Resource Management Plans. The Planning Officer identifies the fiduciary obligations of the BA with regard to Indigenous Peoples groups and provides leadership to the consultation process. This position is accountable for ensuring that all planning initiatives are in compliance legislative requirements as well as represents the BA during planning audits.

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

Qualifications for this role include:

• A Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or be eligible for registration as an RPF with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) and three (3) years of experience in operational forestry such as forest tenures, cut-block and road development, engineering, silviculture, harvest operations or compliance and enforcement.

For more information and to apply online by November 23, 2023, please go to:

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