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Woodlands Supervisor

Job ID6A-6D-99-EA-C4-4B
CompanyMinistry Of Forests
LocationFort St James, Vanderhoof
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2023-01-24
Posted Until2023-02-15
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
Description
Ministry of Forests
Fort St James, Vanderhoof

Woodlands Supervisor
$70,683.48 - $89,678.84 annually plus $40.42 bi-weekly Isolation Allowance for Fort St James

Working collaboratively with regional and district operations, BC Timber Sales (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 Woodlands Supervisor leads and supervises a team of forest professionals and contractors that may be responsible for activities such as planning, developing, harvesting, access and silviculture within field teams or functional teams, depending on how the business area is structured. This position is the expense authority and manages the budget and may be the face of BC Timber Sales in the communities where there are field teams. The responsibilities of the Woodlands Supervisor and the team members they supervise will vary according to the mixture of geographic, social, economic, and timber issues. This position ensures that all operational and contractual activities meet legislative and certification standards (EMS/SFM/SAFE).

Qualifications for this role include:

- A Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or be eligible for registration as an RPF with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) and three (3) years of experience in operational forestry such as forest tenures, cut-block and road development, engineering, silviculture, harvest operations or compliance and enforcement.
- Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.
- Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
- A Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or be eligible for registration as an RPF with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) and four (4) years of experience in operational forestry such as forest tenures, cut-block and road development, engineering, silviculture, harvest operations or compliance and enforcement.
- Six (6) or more months of experience supervising, leading, and mentoring staff.
LanguagesEnglish
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