Interior Check Scaler

BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Posted 2 months ago
Full Time

Job Description

An eligibility list may be established for the following locations: Nelson, Castlegar, Revelstoke, Grand Forks, Nakusp, Cranbrook and Invermere.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

Bring your forestry operations experience to this exciting opportunity

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land and ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land-based resources. The Ministry works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their economies.

Reporting to a Scaling Supervisor, other bargaining unit supervisor or excluded manager, the Interior Check Scaler contributes to ensuring complete and accurate scaling is performed by industry in compliance with the Forest Act, Forest and Range Practices Act, various regulations, provincial policies and regional/district procedures, and ensuring that accurate revenue is returned to the Crown. As a designated Forest Officer under the Forest Act, and the Forest and Range Practices Act, the position carries significant legal authorities.

This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more.

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 (

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements: In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

Valid BC Scaling Licence with valid Interior Grading Endorsement Preference may be given for the following:

Recent (in the past 3 years) experience in Waste and Residue surveys. Provisos

Valid BC Drivers Licence. Must be willing to wear a uniform representing the Scaling program and the Ministry as required. (under review) Willing to work in adverse weather conditions. Willing to operate a variety of equipment including quads, electronic equipment and accompanying computer applications. Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (BASIC): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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