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BC Public Service

TEO 18R - Coast Check Scaler - Closing Date Extended

Full Time
11 days ago
62,255 to 70,557 per year
Posting Title
TEO 18R - Coast Check Scaler - Closing Date Extended

Position Classification
Tech Enforcement Officer R18


Work Options

Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$62,255.85 - $70,557.73 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
Regional Operations | West Coast Region

Job Summary

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career, while applying your technical scaling expertise

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land and ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land-based resources. The Ministry manages these resources in a manner that embraces economic, environmental and social goals of government.

Our District is seeking an individual that enjoys working in a team environment, with a proven track-record for initiative, integrity, and strong problem-solving abilities. The Coast Check Scaler ensures that harvested Crown timber is accurately scaled, assessed for stumpage, and revenues are collected according to the Forest Act, Forest and Range Practices Act, and provincial policy and guidelines. The Coast Check Scaler conducts check scales of previously scaled timber, inspects timber scaling and transportation operations, initiates remedial actions to correct inadequacies identified through check scales and inspections, takes direct enforcement action where violations occur, assists in maintaining scaling standards, and performs administrative and other duties as required. The work may require long hours in the field, including some extended remote assignments, in all weather conditions. The ideal candidate will be safety-oriented, show a willingness to embrace new technology and be physically capable of working in challenging conditions.

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:
  • Secondary School graduation or equivalent; a combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Valid Coast Scaler Licence with required endorsements.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of related operational coastal scaling experience.

Willingness Statements:
  • Required to perform check scales and inspections outside of regular work hours.
  • Successful completion of Basic Law training within six (6) months of appointment as a Forest Officer & Forest Official.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Amendment February 15, 2024: posting closing date extended to March 5, 2024.
Two permanent, full time positions are currently available 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. These positions are 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 .

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 or 778-405-3452.

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. 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.

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 , 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
Compliance and Enforcement, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical, Trades and Operational