Wildfire Technician, Prevention – Ministry of Forests, multiple locations (hybrid)

This position can be based in any BC Wildfire Service office. The locations listed are to assist
applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per
week subject to an approved telework agreement. Flexible work options may not be available
during emergency operations response periods.

Wildfire Technician, Prevention
$67,728.87 – $77,012.22 annually

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is the Province of BC’s primary emergency response organization. It
operates year-round to deliver its mandate for wildfire management and response to natural
hazard emergencies. The BCWS operates provincially, delivering services through six fire centres,
thirty-three zones and two provincial centres in Kamloops and Victoria.

The Wildfire Technician, Prevention is responsible for performing a core set of functions related to
wildfire prevention. This role supports the development of innovative solutions to existing or
emerging business problems and supports the advancement of risk-informed, evidence-based
decision-making in relation to strategic wildfire resiliency planning and policy development.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we
serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an
innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service, please visit: Indigenous Applicant
Advisory Service – Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca)

Qualifications for this role include:

• Degree in a field related to forestry, resource management or equivalent knowledge, plus 1
year recent related experience; or
• Technical diploma in a field related to forestry, resource management, or equivalent
knowledge, plus 3 years recent related experience; or
• Grade 12 plus 5 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education and
training; and
• Related experience is defined as operations or other disciplines related to natural resource

For more information and to apply online by September 27, 2023, please go to:

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