Wildfire Prevention Specialist – Ministry of Forests (Multiple Locations, hybrid)


Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (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 Prevention Specialist
$69,760.70 – $79,322.69 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.

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.

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.
  • Related experience is defined as operations or other disciplines related to natural resource
    management.
  • Valid class 5 driver licence.
    Preference may be given:
  • To candidates with Incident Commander 4 or higher.
  • To candidates who are registered or immediately eligible to register as a Registered Forest
    Technologist (RFT) or a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with the Forest Professionals
    BC (FPBC).

    For more information and to apply online by June 17th, 2024, please go to:
    https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/113237
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