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Tuesday, October 31, 2017


Date Posted:

October 31-November 15, 2017

Job Order #



Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Development & Rural Development
Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii, BC

Job Title:

Practices Forester

Starting Date:



Salary $55,601.52 - $69,445.80 annually + Isolation allowance of $71.75 bi-weekly 

  • 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.

An exciting opportunity in forest management planning in Queen Charlotte, Haida Gwaii

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) plans, develops, and sells through auction, a substantial and representative portion of the Province’s annual available timber volume. The bid prices received from auctioned timber support the Market Pricing System (MPS) in setting stumpage rates for coastal and interior operating areas of the province. The costs incurred by BCTS also provide data for the Tenure Obligation Adjustments, contributing to another integral part of the MPS.

To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website

The Practices Forester is accountable for performing a wide variety of professional services including operational planning, cut block and forest road layout and development, planning and evaluating silviculture activities, and ensuring compliance with the Forest Stewardship Plan and the Haida Gwaii Land Use Objectives. The range of duties assigned to a particular Practices Forester will vary from Business Area to Business Area due to the geographic location, apportionment and management requirements.

How to Apply:
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by November 15, 2017, please visit:

Competition Number:  45167

Closing Date:

November 15, 2017