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Practices Forester

Job IDE3-65-76-C7-73-AD
CompanyBC Public Service
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2022-08-04
Posted Until2022-08-28
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryPublic Administration
Job DetailsView attachment
Ministry of Forests

Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

Practices Forester

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) manages about 20 per cent of the province's allowable annual cut for Crown timber, generating economic prosperity for British Columbians through the safe, sustainable development and auction of Crown timber. BCTS operates in 33 communities and directly supports over 8,000 jobs across B.C.

To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website.

As a Practices Forester, you will be accountable for performing a wide variety of professional services including operational planning, cut block and forest road layout and development, planning, and evaluating silviculture activities, and ensuring compliance with the Forest Stewardship Plan. The range of duties assigned to a particular Practices Forester will vary from Business Area to Business Area due to the geographic location, apportionment, and management requirements.

Supporting the Squamish field team, you will be responsible for harvest planning, development of cut-blocks and required assessments and preparation of timber tenures and administration.

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 and two years of experience in operational field forestry activities.
- Operational field forestry activities include the following:
o Timber harvesting monitoring/conformance
o Cut-block development
o Forest road engineering
o Silviculture
o Timber tenure development and administration
o Planning integrated resource management
- Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.
Salary$61,182.54 - $77,067.27 annually
How To ApplyClick "Apply Now" For more information and to apply online by August 28, 2022