BC Public Service
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
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 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.
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
Mackenzie is a warm and inviting community that offer 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 30, 2017 please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=38335
Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.