Northeastern British Columbia


Fort Nelson

Monday, February 05, 2018


Date Posted:

February 05-March 04, 2018

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We are establishing an inventory of applicants to fill Forest Technologist positions with BC Timber Sales. We are currently seeking to fill full-time and part-time permanent and temporary positions throughout British Columbia.


Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
Fort Nelson, BC

Job Title:

Forest Technologist

Starting Date:



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In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Graduation from an approved technical institute with a diploma or a degree in resource or forestry management.
  • Two years of experience in operational field forestry activities (such as timber harvesting cut-block development, forest road engineering, silviculture, harvest operations or compliance and enforcement).
  • Or an equivalent combination of education or experience such as, five or more years of experience in forestry activities.
  • Applicants must be registered or immediately eligible to be registered as a Registered Forest Professional with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP).
  • Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.

As a Forest Technologist, you will perform a variety of technical and operational duties to support the planning, engineering and reforestation activities of the Timber Sales Office. Applying your knowledge of technical forestry management and field operations, you will estimate and compile resource needs, cost requirements, and conduct resource assessments. An integral part of a high-functioning, multidisciplinary field team, you will perform various activities required to develop Timber Sales Licenses and support Field Team operations.

How to Apply:
To learn more, including how to apply online by March 4, 2018 please visit: .

Applicant inventories are used to streamline the recruitment experience. They are designed so applicants can be considered for multiple opportunities with the BC Public Service. Before you apply, please read this important information on Applicant Inventories and how they work - Applicant Inventories on MyHR

Closing Date:

March 04, 2018