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BC Public Service

STO-RE 18R - Forest Technologist - Closing date extended

Posted 5 days ago

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Salary

dollar sign64,123 to 72,674 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
STO-RE 18R - Forest Technologist - Closing date extended

Position Classification
Scientific/Tech Off R18 - Res

Union
GEU

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Hazelton, BC V0J 1Y1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA

Salary Range
$64,123.59 - $72,674.35 annually, plus $44.49 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Hazelton.

Close Date
7/5/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Timber Sales, Skeena

Job Summary

An excellent career building opportunity for a self-motivated individual who has a strong interest in professional forestry operations

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is a unique program of the Ministry of Forests (FOR). 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. 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.

A career path in BC Timber Sales offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems, and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Existing and future BCTS employees have the opportunity to impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways.

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

The Forest Technologist acts with specialized knowledge and training regarding the practice of professional forestry when performing a wide variety of functions including: planning, engineering, timber sales and silviculture activities.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests .

Job Requirements:
  • Graduation with a diploma or a degree in resource or forestry management.
  • Registered with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) or Registered Professional Forester (RPF)ANDa minimum of two (2) years of experience in operational field forestry activities,OR
  • Enrolled, or eligible for immediate enrollment, with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a forest professional in training (TFT, ASTFT, FIT, ASFIT), for the purpose of obtaining an RFT or RPF designationANDa minimum of four (4) years of experience in operational field forestry activities.

Operational field forestry activities include one (1) or more of the following:
    • Timber harvesting cut-block development
    • Forest road engineering
    • Silviculture
    • Harvest operations
    • 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 one (1) or more of the following:
  • Specific forestry activities experience, such as timber harvesting cut-block development, forest road engineering, silviculture and/or harvest operations.
  • Contract administration experience

For a complete list of qualifications and requirements please look at the job profile attached to this posting.For questions regarding this position, please contact Dominic.Ignas@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
Currently, we have one (1) full-time permanent position available in Terrace.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill temporary and permanent vacancies within the BC Timber Sales Skeena Business Area, Hazelton or Terrace.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
Amendment June 20, 2024: Posting closing date extended to July 5, 2024.

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 that 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 or 778-405-3452.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career.Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer .

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 Forest Technologist (RFT), or Registered Professional Forester (RPF), or enrolled (or immediately eligible for enrollment) as a forest professional in training (TFT, ASTFT, FIT, ASFIT) with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC).Note:immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer acurrent membershipfrom an applicable jurisdiction. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the FPBC . Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.

Cover Letter: NO- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES- Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire: YES- You will need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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:
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 11:00pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Natural Resource Sector, Scientific and Technical

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-15

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