Ministry of Forests
May 6, 2024
N/A, Vernon
Job Type
Application Deadline
May 22, 2024
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests

There is currently one (1) permanent, full-time position available in Vernon.
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.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies in Vernon.

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

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land. It ensures the sustainable management of forests, wildlife, water, and other land-based resources. The Ministry manages these resources in a manner that embraces the government's economic, environmental, and social goals.

The Stewardship Forester's duties include resource monitoring, silviculture, strategic operational planning, timber supply reviews, land-based investment delivery, forest stewardship plans and forest health. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a collaborative, energetic team environment and gain valuable experience in a variety of areas. If you are ready for the next step in your forestry career, consider this excellent opportunity.

A career with the Ministry of Forests offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake challenging and rewarding roles while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the value of working with our team: Why work for the Ministry of Forests.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Professional Forester, with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to FPBC within six (6) months of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.
  • Degree in the natural resource field or equivalent as recognized by Forest Professionals BC.
  • Work experience in resource management, preferably in forest management in British Columbia.
  • Experience in engaging with stakeholders/partners in natural resource management.

For more information and to apply online by May 22, 2024, please go to:

Related Jobs

Research Vegetation Ecologist   810 Blanshard St, Victoria new
May 16, 2024
Authorizations Technologist   TBC, Mackenzie new
May 15, 2024
Engineering Technologist   810 Blanshard St, Victoria new
May 15, 2024
May 14, 2024
Research Scientist - Silviculture   810 Blanshard St, Victoria new
May 14, 2024