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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

 

Date Posted:

September 25-October 15, 2018

Job Order #
ol86
Full/Part-time:

Fulltime

Employer/Location:

Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development
Kamloops or 100 Mile House, BC

Job Title:

Planning Forester (2)

Starting Date:

ASAP

Wages:

$56,662.05 - $70,770.36 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:

Qualifications for this role include:

  • 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.

Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

Duties:

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career!

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 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. The position develops and implements results and strategies to meet the FSP and ensures planning components meet legislative, operating, and certification requirements.

How to Apply:
For more information and to apply online by October 15, 2018, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/54272 .

Competition Number: 54272

Closing Date:

October 15, 2018

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