Operations Technologist

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date January 4, 2017
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $54,414.97 - $62,042.70 - Per Hour
Location Prince George, BC
Contact Information
To learn more, including how to apply online by January 15, 2017 please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=37949

BC Public Service
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Prince George

Operations Technologist

Spectacular scenery, exciting outdoor activities and a career building role

Salary: $54,414.97 – $62,042.70 annually

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 the largest tree planter in the province and has achieved and maintained certification of an Environmental Management System in all BAs under the International Organization for Standardization (ISO 14001) and achieving Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) certification over 100% of its operating areas.

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.

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.

Qualifications for this role include:
⦁    A diploma in resource or forestry management and three years of current (gained in last five years) experience in one or more of operational field forestry activities (such as tenure field development, field layout, silviculture, timber tenure administration and contracted services administration) or an equivalent combination of education and experience such as seven or more years of experience in forestry activities;
⦁    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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Prince George is a warm, vital community that offers breath-taking surroundings, a wide variety of all-season indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities, quality education facilities, and an accessible purchase housing market.

To learn more, including how to apply online by January 15, 2017 please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=37949

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.

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