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Practices Forester

Job IDED-70-04-77-0C-CA
CompanyMinistry Of Forests
LocationRevelstoke, Vernon (Hybrid)
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2024-04-02
Posted Until2024-05-01
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
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Ministry of Forests
Revelstoke, Vernon (Hybrid)

There are currently two (2) positions available. Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

Practices Forester
$67,931.58 - $86,624.56 annually

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.

The Practices Forester is accountable for performing a wide variety of professional services including operational planning, cut block development, forest road layout, planning and evaluating silviculture activities and ensuring compliance with the Forest Stewardship Plan.

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

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service, please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (
Salary$67,931.58 - $86,624.56 Annually
ExperienceQualifications for this role include:

- A Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or be eligible for registration as an RPF with Forest Professionals British Columbia and two (2) years of experience in operational field forestry activities.
- Operational field forestry activities include the following:
- Timber harvesting monitoring/conformance
- Cut-block development
- Forest road engineering
- Silviculture
- Timber tenure development and administration
- Planning integrated resource management

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:

- Experience in more than one (1) operational field forestry activity.
- Experience working with Indigenous Peoples.
- Experience in contract management.
How To ApplyClick "Apply Now' For more information and to apply online by May 1st, 2024