Senior Wildfire Officer – Prevention – Ministry of Forests (Castlegar)

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.

Senior Wildfire Officer – Prevention
$83,071.72 – $94,752.42 annually

Apply your expertise and passion for innovation to this rewarding career opportunity
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.

This position is responsible for leading the engineering, education and enforcement of the
prevention program in a Fire Centre.

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

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree in a field related to forestry, resource management, or equivalent knowledge plus 3
    years recent related experience; or
  • Technical diploma in a field related to forestry, resource management or equivalent
    knowledge plus 5 years recent related experience; or
  • Grade 12 plus 7 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education,
    training, and related experience; and
    • Related experience is defined as operations management or other disciplines
      related to natural resource management
  • Minimum 3 years of demonstrated supervisory experience
  • Demonstrated experience in program and/or project management
  • Demonstrated experience working on land and resource management issues

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