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LSO FORS 4 – Silviculture Reporting and Strategic Planning Officer

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date May 10, 2018
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $67,495.11 - $84,301.57 - Annual
Location Multiple Locations, BC
Category Admin / Office
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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LSO FORS 4 – Silviculture Reporting and Strategic Planning Officer – (49978)

Posting Title: LSO FORS 4 – Silviculture Reporting and Strategic Planning Officer
Position Classification: Licensed Sc Off Forester 4
Union: PEA
Location: Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T6L8 CA
Prince George, BC V3L4J8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G1R8 CA
Salary Range: $67,495.11 – $84,301.57 annually
Close Date: 5/21/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Resource Practices Branch
Job Summary

Silviculture Reporting and Strategic Planning Officer
Licensed Scientific Officer (Forester) 4

An eligibility list may be established.

One position is currently available and can be performed from Victoria, Nanaimo, Prince George, Kamloops, or Williams Lake.

If this position interests you and you meet the required criteria, we look forward to your application.
This position guides the development, implementation and continuous improvement of strategic silviculture (operating) plans and associated forest management practices and strategies promoting timber supply mitigation and reforestation to maximize the productivity and sustainability of future provincial forest resources.  This position ensures the integrity of silviculture mapping, monitoring and reporting protocols, training and analysis methods required to develop spatially explicit silviculture plans informing timber objectives at the management unit level and inform land based investments. The position promotes multi-disciplinary, inter-agency collaboration to identify forest management issues and recommend silviculture strategies and practices.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Forestry or Natural Resource Management and 7 years of progressive and directly related forestry experience; or a Master’s Degree in Forestry or Natural Resource Management and 5 years of progressive and directly related forestry experience
  • Applicants must be registered, or immediately* eligible for registration, with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP) as a Registered Professional Forester
  • * Note:  immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer your current membership from another Canadian jurisdiction to the ABCFP.  If required, ensuring eligibility is the responsibility of the applicant and must be confirmed before an offer of employment can be made.
  • Related experience may include any of the following:
  • Experience developing and implementing forest level strategic plans
  • Experience managing contracts
  • Experience ensuring the integrity of, and developing silviculture information systems
  • Experience supervising forest professionals
  • Willingness Statements:
    • Willing and able to travel away from home and stay overnight, as required

Please include your registration number with Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) within your application, as you, must be registered or immediately eligible for registration as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with ABCFP. If you are not yet registered with the ABCFP, please explain how you are immediately eligible (i.e. currently a registered RFP member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to ABCFP)

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Cover Letter: NO
Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements.  Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

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