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Thursday, October 05, 2017


Date Posted:

October 05-25, 2017

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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
There is one position available to be located preferably in Victoria. Other locations may be considered for the successful applicant in the following cities: Nanaimo, Kamloops or Prince George.

Job Title:

Intensive Silviculture Specialist

Starting Date:



Salary $61,805.03 - $ 77,194.06 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.  Regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and 4 weeks’ annual paid leave entitlement.  To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You.


Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree in forestry, natural resource management, or related field; AND
  • Five (5) years of recent (within the last 7 years) and related experience in an area such as silviculture operations or forest stewardship; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience such as a Master’s Degree and three (3) years recent (within the last 5 years) and related experience.
  • Registered, or immediately* eligible for registration, as Professional Forester (RPF) with the Association of BC Forest Professionals. *Immediately means you are currently a RPF member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to ABCFP.

Please include your registration number with Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) within your application, as you must be registered or immediately eligibility for registration as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with ABCFP. If you are not yet registered with the ABCFP, please explain how you are immediately eligible (i.e. currently a RPF member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to ABCFP).


This position is responsible for interpreting and refining forestry legislation, regulations and policy, and for formulating best management practices and guidelines for the silviculture operations.

This position collaborates with an expert community to assess licensee results and their impact on social and environmental conditions, identifies and develops legislation, regulations and policy to improve results.

How to Apply:
For more information on this opportunity including how to apply online by October 25, 2017, please visit: .

Competition Number:  44644

Closing Date:

October 25, 2017