Wildfire Technician – Ministry of Forests (Fort Nelson on-site)

An eligibility list may be established to fill both current and/or future permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Wildfire Technician
$69,760.70 – $79,322.69 annually plus $54.75 bi-weekly isolation allowance

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is the province’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 and delivers services through six fire centres,
thirty-three zones, and two provincial centres in Kamloops and Victoria.

The Wildfire Technician is responsible for performing a core set of functions related to fire
response and fire management. This position will supervise staff and conduct/support in fire-origin
cause determinations. This includes eliminating possible fire origins and developing reports to
support or rationalize findings. This position will also assist with planning and implementing
wildfire preparedness and response and prevention initiatives.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the
Ministry of Forests

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
o Related experience is defined as operations or other disciplines related to natural
resource management.
• Minimum 2 years of demonstrated supervisory experience.

For more information and to apply online by May 26, 2024, please go to:

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