Ministry of Forests
100 Mile house, Alexis Creek, Quesnel, Williams Lake (Hybrid)

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home a few days a week subject to an approved telework agreement. Flexible work options may not be available during emergency operations response periods.

Aviation Specialist 

$67,728.87 – $77,012.22 annually

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is the Province of BC’s primary emergency response organization. It operates year-round to deliver its mandate for wildfire management and response to natural hazard emergencies.

This position is responsible for providing technical expertise and support to the aviation program in a Fire Centre.

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

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service, please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service – Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca).

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree in a field related to forestry, resource management or equivalent knowledge, plus one (1) year recent related experience; or
  • Technical diploma in a field related to forestry, resource management or equivalent knowledge, plus three (3) years recent related experience; or
  • Grade (12) plus five (5) years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and training.

Preference may be given to candidates with:

  • Incident Commander 5 or higher
  • Incident Command System aviation certification
  • Experience working in emergency response

For more information and to apply online by April 10th, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/111180

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