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Monday, October 02, 2017


Date Posted:

October 02-18, 2017

Job Order #



Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
Multiple Locations: Williams Lake, Quesnel, BC

Job Title:

Planning Forester

Starting Date:



Salary $55,601.52 -$69,445.80 annually.

The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development.  To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You

  • A Registered Professional Forester (RPF), or be eligible for registration as an RPF with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) and two years (gained within the last five years) of experience in operational forestry such as forest tenures, cut-block and road development, engineering, silviculture, harvest operations or compliance and enforcement.
  • 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.

The Planning Forester analyzes and produces a wide range of data to develop integrated resource and operational plans, primarily the Forest Stewardship Plan (FSP) and operating plans (including block design).

  • The position develops and implements results and strategies to meet the FSP and ensures planning components meet legislative, operating, and certification requirements.
  • The position provides functional direction to field team professionals and technicians with expertise in timber development, harvesting, engineering and silviculture.
  • The position builds and maintains relationships with representatives from First Nations, resource stakeholders, Ministry and industry contacts.
How to Apply:
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by October 18, 2017, please visit:

Competition Number:  44094

Closing Date:

October 18, 2017