Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
$59,802.68 - $68,060.72 annually effective Apr. 12, 2020
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 also supports government’s commitment to true, lasting reconciliation with First Nations in BC as we move toward fully adopting and implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website
The Engineering Technologist is focused on implementing engineering projects, which includes contract management, bridge and major structure, survey, resource roads, and road design to support the achievement of project and program objectives. The position provides engineering expertise and advice to operational staff and works closely with the Engineering Specialist and/or the Woodlands Supervisor to ensure environmental, construction and legislative requirements are met.
This is your opportunity to build your career and to gain a better understanding of all the public service has to offer, such as competitive employee benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with an award winning employer. The BC Public Service encourages a healthy work/life balance that enables you to take advantage of the community and surrounding area in which you live. For more information, please visit What The BC Public Service Offers You.
Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it-9laHaKyc&feature=youtu.be.
Qualifications for this role include:
- Diploma in forest engineering, forest management or equivalent related field, plus three years of experience in a directly operational field forestry activities.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience such as five years of experience in two or more in the following operational field forestry activities
- Operational field forestry activities include the following:
- Timber harvesting monitoring/conformance
- Cut-block development
- Forest road engineering
- Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals as a Registered Forest Technologist or equivalent.
- 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.
For more information and to apply online by April 13, 2020, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/68396