Ministry of Forests Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development-BC Timber Sales
FTELP Forestry Operations and Training Specialist
$61,665.45 – $70,367.02 annually plus $38.87 Bi-weekly Isolation Allowance
The Forest Technologist Entry Level Program (FTELP) is a 2 year program in Mackenzie BC that provides new employees with on the job experience, training and coaching in all areas of forest technology. The FTELP Forestry Operations and Training Specialist is focused on leading and managing operational and non-operational training in the Forest Technologist Entry Level Program and the direct supervision of up to 6 staff. This includes designing and implementing engaging operational projects, planning, organizing and delivering specialized forestry training, consulting with subject matter experts, and providing advice and mentorship to trainee forest technologists.
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.
Located within the Rocky Mountain Trench, Mackenzie provides a large selection of activities like snowmobiling, cross country and downhill skiing, hiking, mountain biking and camping in the summer. Fishing and boating can also be done at the nearby Morfee Lake.
Qualifications for this role include:
· Diploma or degree in natural resource field (i.e. forestry) and 2 years of experience related to the planning and development of Timber Sale Licences, as well as experience in one or more of the following disciplines: silviculture, timber harvesting, and engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
· A Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) with the Association of BC Forest Professionals or immediately eligible for registration as an RFT with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP). Registration as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or immediately eligible for registration as an RPF is also acceptable.
· Experience supervising, leading, coaching or training staff.
· Experience in contract and/or project supervision.
· Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.
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