BC Public Service
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Mackenzie, British Columbia
Salary $54,414.97 - $62,042.70 annually, plus an isolation allowance of $38.87 bi-weekly
BC Timber Sales (BCTS) was founded in 2003 with a mandate to provide the cost and price benchmarks for timber harvested from public land in British Columbia. BCTS plans, develops, and auctions as much as 20% of the province’s annual available volume. The bid prices received from auctioned timber and costs of developing the timber are available to support market pricing of the province’s timber. BCTS is an autonomous organization within the Ministry with staff located in the headquarters unit in Victoria and in the 12 Business Areas, which are geographically dispersed throughout the province. Despite its operational and financial independence, BCTS remains a proud part of the Natural Resource Sector and maintains mutually productive and beneficial relations with all other parts of the Ministry.
The Engineering Technician is responsible for coordinating, implementing and monitoring engineering activities for a specific field area in a TSO. The position provides engineering expertise and advice to operational staff and works closely with the Engineering Specialist and Woodlands Supervisor to ensure environmental, construction and legislative requirements are met. The position is required to administer parts of the engineering program including contractual engineering services for the Timber Supply Office (TSO).
Qualifications for this role include:
- · Applicants must be registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP) as a Registered Forest Technologist.
- · A diploma in engineering, or forestry engineering and three (3) years of current (current is defined as within the last seven (7) years) experience in road, bridge and major structures, design, construction and maintenance. Equivalencies may be considered.
- · Must have some contract administration experience.
For more information and to apply by January 9th, 2017, please go to:
Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.