Ministry of Forests
Dawson Creek, Fort St John (On-Site)

An eligibility list may be established to fill temporary and/or permanent vacancies within the BC Timber Sales Peace-Liard Business Area, Dawson Creek and Fort St John.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Woodlands Manager
$86,200.00 – $122,100.01 annually

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) works with regional and district operations to plan, develop, and auction the province’s annual timber. The operations are guided by three overarching principles: forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, and sustainable forest management.

A career path in BC Timber Sales offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Existing and future BCTS employees have the opportunity to impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways.

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

The Woodlands Manager identifies the necessary resources for operational goals. They issue and manage Timber Sale Licenses and oversee operations until reaching the free growing state. The Woodlands Manager implements forestry and business practices that reflect the private sector. They do this to provide benchmark information for provincial timber pricing. They ensure that resource management practices are performed and evaluated by land use plans, laws, and forestry certification standards.

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

Qualifications for this role include:

  • At least five (5) years of program and related forestry experience and a university degree or diploma in a field related to forestry or resource management or a forestry related professional designation (e.g. RPF, RFT).
  • Experience developing, managing and delivering resource management programs.
  • Experience in program administration including allocating resources, leading and coaching diverse teams, supervising staff, and strategic business planning, procurement and financial management.
  • Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s Licence that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.
For more information and to apply online by April 11, 2024, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/110963