Ministry of Forests
January 24, 2024
Multiple Locations (Hybrid), Multiple Locations (Hybrid)
Job Type
Application Deadline
February 16 2024
British Columbia


Ministry of Forests

This position can be based in one of the following locations: Campbell River, Chilliwack, Courtenay, Daajing Giids, Nanaimo, Port Alberni, Port McNeill, Powell River, Squamish, Surrey, Victoria.

Depending on the successful candidate’s location, a bi-weekly isolation allowance may apply.

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.

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

Timber Pricing Forester
$67,931.58 - $86,624.56 annually

The Timber Pricing Forester helps administer the operational pricing of all government timber transacted within the Coast Forest Region of British Columbia. This role fundamentally relates to measuring and assessing the value of government timber via the stumpage appraisal system.

The ideal candidate enjoys analytical work and understands forest industry practices (e.g. forest planning, forest road construction, and/or harvesting). Knowledge of timber cruising, timber scaling, and waste and residue assessments is also relevant. Candidates with less experience are encouraged to apply.

Through this work experience the Timber Pricing Forester will become an expert in timber pricing systems and policies. By finding innovative solutions this role can become instrumental in future pricing policy which ultimately affects Crown revenue and the competitiveness of the forest sector.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, or other directly related discipline as recognized by Forest Professionals BC (FPBC).
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with Forest Professionals BC (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. Applicants who do not meet the RPF requirement may be considered at a lower classification, subject to having Forester-in-Training designation. Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.

For more information and to apply online by February 16, 2024, please go to:

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