Ministry of Forests
Prince George (On-Site)

Engineering Program Specialist
$83,071.72 – $94,752.42 annually

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land. The Ministry ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water, and other land-based resources. The Ministry works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their economies.

The Engineering Program Specialist supports planning and implementing capital projects throughout the North Area. In addition, the position provides technical expertise, advice, and guidance to support staff on all aspects of managing the Ministry resource roads and bridge infrastructure across the province. Work is performed across large geographic areas and may vary depending on the priorities and unique situations within the North Area.

Explore the value of working with our team: 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:

  • Technical diploma in Natural Resource Management or a in related field (i.e. forestry, forest engineering, survey geomatics, geoscience, construction) OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in, Forestry Operations or Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ of experience in road, bridge and major structures design or construction or maintenance; gained within the last ten (10) years. OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Registered, or eligible for immediate registration, with the Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) or equivalent. Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction.
  • Experience in Natural Resource Management, Resource Road Engineering, Natural Resource Operations and access management.
  • Experience in contract and/or project supervision.

For more information and to apply online by May 29, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/111968