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Forest Technologist

Job ID4A-03-4C-40-EF-47
CompanyMinistry Of Forests
LocationFort McNeill
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2023-03-17
Posted Until2023-04-12
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
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There is currently a temporary opportunity available until March 31, 2024. This temporary opportunity may become permanent. Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.

An eligibility list may be established for similar vacancies within the BC Timber Sales Seaward/tlasta Business Area (Port McNeill). Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is a unique program of the Ministry of Forests. Working collaboratively with regional and district operations, BCTS plans, develops, and auctions a substantial portion of the province's annual available timber volume. BCTS operates as a for-profit entity within a government organization. Its goal is to provide credible representative price and cost benchmark data for the Market Pricing System through auctions of timber harvested from British Columbia's public land. BCTS operations are guided by three overarching principles: forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and sustainable forest management.

The Forest Technologist acts with specialized knowledge and training regarding the practice of professional forestry when performing a wide variety of functions including: planning, engineering, timber sales and silviculture activities.
Start DateAs soon as possible
Salary$58,319.24 - $66,096.20 Annually
Education Requirements
- Graduation with a diploma or a degree in resource or forestry management.
- Registered with the Forest Professionals of British Columbia (formerly ABCFP) as a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) or Registered Professional Forester (RPF) AND a minimum of two (2) years of experience in operational field forestry activities, OR
Experience- Enrolled, or eligible for immediate enrollment, with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP) as a forest professional in training (TFT, ASTFT, FIT, ASFIT), for the purpose of obtaining an RFT or RPF designation AND a minimum of four (4) years of experience in operational field forestry activities.
- Operational field forestry activities include one (1) or more of the following:
o Timber harvesting cut-block development
o Forest road engineering
o Silviculture
o Harvest operations
o Compliance and enforcement
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For a complete list of qualifications, more information and to apply online by April 12, 2023,