Ministry of Forests
July 4, 2024
N/A, Quesnel, Williams Lake
Job Type
Application Deadline
July 31, 2024
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests
Quesnel, Williams Lake (On-Site)

There are currently three (3) positions available. Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification. Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Practices Forester
$69,969.42 - $89,774.32 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) works with regional and district operations to plan, develop and auction the province’s annual available timber volume. A career path in BCTS offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Employees can impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways. To find out more, check out the BCTS website.

The Practices Forester is accountable for performing a variety of professional services, including operational planning, cut block and forest road layout and development, planning and evaluating silviculture activities and ensuring compliance with the Forest Stewardship Plan. The range of duties assigned to a particular Practices Forester will vary from Business Area to Business Area due to the geographic location, apportionment and management requirements.

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 the Forest Professionals of British Columbia (FPBC) and two (2) years of experience in operational field forestry activities.
  • Operational field forestry activities include the following:
    • Timber harvesting monitoring/conformance
    • Cut-block development
    • Forest road engineering
    • Silviculture
    • Timber tenure development and administration
    • Planning integrated resource management
  • Must possess at minimum a valid lass 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 31, 2024, please go to:

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