LSO FORS 2 - Stewardship Forester - Closing date extended Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Forester 2 Union
PEA Work Options Location
Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0 CA (Primary)Salary Range
$67,931.58 - $86,624.56 annually Close Date
1/16/2024 Job Type
Regular Full Time Temporary End Date Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests Ministry Branch / Division
Regional Operations | West Coast Region Job Summary An exciting role for a forest professional located on the stunning north end of Vancouver Island
The Ministry of Forests is responsible for stewardship of the province's Crown land and natural resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry makes, supports and advises on stewardship decisions for BC's land and resources, and delivers services to provide environmental, economic, cultural, and social benefits for all British Columbians.
As a member of the District Stewardship team, the Stewardship Forester provides professional advisory services over a broad program, including resource monitoring, silviculture, forest management planning, timber supply analysis, land-based investment delivery, and forest health.
A career with the Ministry of Forests offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake a variety of challenging and rewarding roles, while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why work for the Ministry of Forests .Job Requirements:
- Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to immediately transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to FPBC within six (6) months of employment. Under-implementation of the position at an LSO 1A level may be considered, provided the candidate is registered with FPBC and is actively articling/in-training by the time of the offer of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.
- Bachelor's Degree in a natural resource management related field, or equivalent education and experience as recognized by Forest Professionals BC.
- Demonstrated recent (within the last five (5) years) and relevant experience working in natural resource management.
- Demonstrated recent (within the last five (5) years) experience in partner engagement, negotiation and/or conflict resolution related to natural resource management.
- Valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence or equivalent.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Paul.Barolet@gov.bc.ca
.About this Position:
Amendment December 1, 2023: posting closing date extended to January 16, 2024.
This is a permanent, full time position located in Port McNeill.
This location receives a bi-weekly isolation allowance (add to pay).
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
The North Island - Central Coast Natural Resource District has been continually recognized as a Top 10 Work Unit in the BC Public Service and is home to a team of dedicated public servants tasked with managing diverse forest and natural resource values. Spanning a large geographic area over northern Vancouver Island, the mainland central coast and the many islands in between, the District includes a number of resource-dependent communities and much of the Great Bear Rainforest. This position is located in Port McNeill , an affordable and family-oriented community located on the northern tip of Vancouver Island and gateway to a wealth of awesome recreational activities .
Check out the other opportunities we are currently recruiting for in our District: Requisition 107343 .Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to 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.
The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations (status or non-status), Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits , great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. On top of the base salary, regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to an allowance to cover professional fees, a 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), and start off with 4 weeks of annual paid vacation. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.Professional Designation: YES
- Please include your registration number in your application. You must be registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to FPBC within six (6) months of employment. Under-implementation of the position at an LSO 1A level may be considered, provided the candidate is registered with FPBC and is actively articling/in-training by the time of the offer of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.Cover Letter: YES
- A cover letter is required as part of your application. Please use your cover letter to describe how your qualifications and career interests align with this position. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.Resume: YES
- Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history, including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to this position.Questionnaire: YES
- You will need to complete a standard questionnaire (current employment status, eligibility to apply, etc.).
Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca
, before the stated closing time
, and we will respond as soon as possible.Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.Job Category
Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical, Trades and Operational