Overview

Ministry of Forests
Dawson Creek, Fort St John (Hybrid)

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 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.

Operations Technologist
STO-RE 21R: $67,728.87 – $77,012.22 annually
STO-RE 18R: $62,255.85 – $70,557.73 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) works with regional and district operations to plan, develop, and auction the province’s timber. A career path in BCTS offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Existing and future 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 and this video.

The Operations Technologist is responsible for developing operating standards, implementing new forest management practices, contract management, coordinating technical activities, and monitoring adherence to legislative and environmental standards. The role also provides technical expertise to staff in one or more areas: tenure development, road and block layout, silviculture, timber tenure administration, and forestry contract administration.

Explore the opportunities working with our team: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Graduation from an approved technical institute with a diploma or degree in resource or forestry management and three years of experience in one or more operational field forestry activities. or
  • An equivalent combination of education or experience such as five years of experience in one or more area of operational field forestry.
  • Operational field forestry activities include one or more of the following:
    • Timber harvesting monitoring/conformance
    • Cut-block development
    • Forest road engineering
    • Silviculture
    • Timber tenure development and administration
  • Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a Registered Forest Technologist or equivalent.

For more information and to apply online by May 1, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/111474