Forest Technologist (Full Time)

Company

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

Description

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Hazelton and Burns Lake

 

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

 

Forest Technologist

$56,032.51 – $63,565.27 annually plus $38.87 bi-weekly isolation allowance for the Hazelton location

 

This is an excellent entry career building opportunity for a self-motivated individual who has a strong interest in the practice of professional forestry operations.

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) manages about 20 per cent of the province’s allowable annual cut for Crown timber, generating economic prosperity for British Columbians through the safe, sustainable development and auction of Crown timber.  BCTS operates in 33 communities and directly supports over 8,000 jobs across B.C.

 

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

 

In the role of Forest Technologist, you will act with specialized knowledge and training regarding the practice of professional forestry when performing a wide variety of functions including planning, engineering, timber sales and silviculture activities.

 

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

 

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Graduation with a diploma or degree in resource or forestry management.
  • Registered with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP) as a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) or a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) AND a minimum of two years of experience in operational field forestry activities; OR
  • Enrolled, or eligible for immediate enrollment, with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP) as a forest professional in training (TFT, ASTFT, FIT, ASFIT), for the purpose of obtaining an RFT or RPF designation AND a minimum of four years of experience in operational field forestry activities.

Operational field forestry activities include one or more of the following:

  • Timber harvesting cut-block development.
  • Forest road engineering.
  • Silviculture.
  • Harvest operations.
  • Compliance and enforcement.
  • Must possess t minimum a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.

 

For more information and to apply online by September 7, 2021, please go to:

https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/79692

Closing Date

Sep 7, 2021