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Practices Forester

Job IDF0-93-D0-BD-75-1D
CompanyBC Public Service
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2021-03-31
Posted Until2021-04-27
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryResource Sector
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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

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

Practices Forester
$61,182.54 - $77,067.27 annually, plus $38.87 bi-weekly isolation allowance

You are committed to excellence in sustainable forest management

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 the 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.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive, and rewarding workplace.

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 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.
How To ApplyFor more information and to apply online by April 27, 2021, please click Apply Now!