Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
59,802.68 - $68,060.72 annually
There is a second Wildfire Technician position available in Cranbrook posted under REQ71899.
The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is a unique program of government tasked with the responsibility of preventing and managing wildfire on the landscape. With a workforce of approximately 1600 the program’s staff are dedicated to undertaking the BCWS mandate in delivering effective wildfire management and emergency response support to protect values, while encouraging sustainable, healthy and resilient ecosystems.
The Wildfire Technician assists with the planning and implementation of wildfire preparedness, response and prevention initiatives with clients, partners and stakeholders in addition to performing a core set of functions related to fire response and fire management. This position also exercises authority as a designated official delegated under the Wildfire Act and the Wildfire Regulation
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Qualifications for this role include:
- Degree in a field related to forestry, resource management or equivalent knowledge, plus one (1) year related experience; OR,
- Technical diploma in a field related to forestry, resource management, or equivalent knowledge, plus three (3) years related experience; OR,
- Grade 12 plus five (5) years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and training may be considered; AND,
- Related experience is defined as operations or other disciplines related to natural resource management.
- Minimum two (2) years of supervisory experience.
- Valid class 5 driver license.
- Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
Registered or immediately eligible for registration with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP) as a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) or Registered Professional Forester (RPF).
Incident Commander 4 or higher.
For more information and to apply online by October 20, 2020, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/71901