Timber Pricing Coordinator

BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Posted 6 months ago
Full Time

Job Description

Job Summary Timber Pricing Coordinator Licensed Science Officer (Forester) 3

This position can be located in one of the Ministry’s South Area offices, subject to operational requirements and space availability at time of offer. Flexible work arrangements (such as telework) may be considered. An eligibility list may be established to fill future, similar vacancies. Confirmation of the following certification/membership is required at the time of a job offer following this competition: Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP). Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification. We are also actively recruiting for a Pricing Business Analysis Forester via Requisition 81413.

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 by November 22, 2021. 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.

Join a dynamic team of forestry management professionals in beautiful British Columbia

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development has a mandate to manage specified Crown land and resources in a manner that embraces the economic, environmental and social goals of government. These results are all essential to improving the global competitiveness of BC industry and our ability to attract private investment and to stimulate economic growth and job creation across the province.

The Regional Operations Timber Pricing Program is explicitly responsible for ensuring that timber measurements, pricing, billing and log export authorizations are conducted correctly. The program is also responsible for implementing policies and procedures to minimize risk and ensure accuracy, while enhancing forest sector competitiveness. Under the direction of the Revenue Officer, the Timber Pricing Coordinator ensures revenue requirements identified in the Legislation, Regulations, Service Plan, policy and procedures are met.

The Timber Pricing Coordinator supervises appraisal staff and directs and monitors the timber pricing activities in the area by developing and implementing regional appraisal procedures and guidelines, ensuring adherence to appraisal policies, reviewing and resolving appraisal disputes, acting as the senior resource person for appraisal issues, preparing reports, analysis and recommendations, communicating with clients and making stumpage rate determinations.

A career with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake a variety of challenging and rewarding roles, while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why work for Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Bruce.Sullivan@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your resume and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or by phone: 778-698-1336.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. On top of the base salary, regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to an allowance to cover professional fees, 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and start off with 4 weeks’ annual paid vacation. Come, be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service Offers.

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


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the following:

Education & Experience:

Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Professional Forester with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP). Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Forestry, Natural Resource Management, or other directly related discipline as recognized by the ABCFP.

Preference may be given for one or more of the following:

One or more years’ experience leading, supervising and coaching technical and/or professional staff in resource management. At least 3 years of current appraisals, timber pricing policy and procedures experience. Experience leading multidisciplinary groups and projects in natural resource management. Experience working with staff, public and other resource stakeholders for the purpose of achieving an organizational goal or objective. Experience identifying linkages in issue, determining cause and effect and providing sound advice to statutory decision makers. Experience in consulting with stakeholders in natural resource management. Experience managing concurrent and complex priorities to produce results within restrictive timeframes.


Must possess and maintain a valid British Columbia Class 5 Driver’s Licence, or equivalent. Must be willing and able to travel periodically.

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.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.


Professional Designation: YES - Please include your registration number in your application. You must be registered (or immediately eligible for registration) as a Professional Forester with the Association of BC Forest Professionals. Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the ABCFP. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.

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 job titles, start and end dates (month and year) and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (Comprehensive): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Note: for long or essay style questionnaires, we recommend saving frequently while completing it. You can also copy the questions into another document, complete it offline, then log back in and copy/paste your responses when you are ready to submit your application.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history, including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

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