BC Public Service
Salary $55,422.02 – $63,164.54 annually (plus $38.87 Bi-weekly Isolation Allowance)
Bring your forestry operations experience to this exciting opportunity
BC Timber Sales (BCTS) was founded in 2003 with a mandate to provide the cost and price benchmarks for timber harvested from public land in British Columbia. BCTS plans, develops, and auctions as much as 20% of the province’s annual available volume. The bid prices received from auctioned timber and costs of developing the timber are available to support market pricing of the province’s timber. BCTS is an autonomous organization within the Ministry with staff located in the headquarters unit in Victoria and in the 12 Business Areas (BAs), which are geographically dispersed throughout the province. Despite its operational and financial independence, BCTS remains a proud part of the Natural Resource Sector and maintains mutually productive and beneficial relations with all other parts of the Ministry.
The Operations Technician is responsible for developing operating standards, implementing new forest management practices, coordinating technical activities, monitoring adherence to legislative, environmental standards and providing technical expertise to staff in Timber Sales License (TSL) development, operations, silviculture and forest health (FH) activities.
Qualifications for this role include:
Graduation from an approved technical institute with a diploma or degree in resource or forestry management.
Two years (gained within the last five years) of experience in one or more operational field-based forestry activities such as tenure development, road and block layout, silviculture, timber tenure administration and forestry contract administration.
Or an equivalent combination of education or experience such as, or five years (gained within the last seven years) of experience in one or more operational field-based forestry activities such as tenure development, road and block layout, silviculture, timber tenure administration and forestry contract administration.
Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP) as a Registered Forest Technologist or equivalent.
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