New Job Forest Operations Monitoring Specialist In Alberta

Forest Operations Monitoring Specialist
Forest Operations Monitoring Specialist

Forest Operations Monitoring Specialist

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $5,137–$6,609 a month
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Job Information

Job Requisition ID: 40642

Ministry: Forestry, Parks and Tourism

Location: Peace River

Full or Part-Time: Full Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: May 10, 2023

Classification: Subsidiary 05B 3625 Natural Resources 7

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, visit:

The Ministry of Forestry, Parks and Tourism invests in growing Alberta’s environmentally responsible wood products and forestry sector; protecting Alberta’s forests from wildfire; preserving our provincial parks for the recreation and enjoyment of Albertans; supporting Alberta’s vibrant tourism industry and managing public lands, balancing sustainable rangelands, and grazing leases for Alberta producers. For more information on the Ministry of Forestry, Parks and Tourism, visit:


Are you a forestry professional looking to make a difference in sustainable resource management? Join our dynamic team and play a key role as our Forest Operations Monitoring Specialist. Reporting directly to the Senior Forester, you will assist in ensuring the sustainability of the forest resources in the Peace River Forest Area. You will be working at the operational level with industry forestry practitioners in the implementation of Annual Harvesting and Silviculture Plan approvals, ensuring compliance with legislation, policy, directives, approval conditions and plans. You will lead the forest operations monitoring program and provide guidance to a team of inspectors who will inspect and monitor forest companies' harvesting and silvicultural activities.

Your leadership and guidance will help us maintain consistent standards, meet policy targets for reforestation, operations, and timber production monitoring, and support the critical objective of ensuring sustainable harvest practices.

As the ideal candidate, you'll have the opportunity to work both in the field and in the office, travel regularly within the region, and occasionally throughout the province. You will communicate frequently with Ministry staff, colleagues, other government departments, clients, and external stakeholders across the province.

Join our team and make a meaningful impact on the future of forestry in Alberta. Apply now to become our Forest Operations Monitoring Specialist and help us support the sustainable management of forest resources in the Peace River Forest Area.


The minimum requirements for this role are a two-year diploma or a university degree in Forestry, Natural Resources, or related disciplines, supplemented by four (4) years of related and current experience.

Additional Requirements:

  • Membership, or eligibility for membership, with the Alberta Association of Forest Management Professionals
  • A valid Class 5 Driver’s License or equivalent

Equivalences may be considered.

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in-depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.

This link will assist you with understanding competencies:

About Your Competencies:

  • Agility – Identifies alternative approaches or courses of action in unclear and complex situations. Supports others to identify, assess, and use alternative approaches.
  • Drive for Results - Clarifies objectives and taps into a variety of available resources within the organization; ensuring that roles and contributions are clear. Sets performance standards and monitoring processes to ensure deviations from the plan are identified at an early stage.
  • Build Collaborative Environments - Engages others to think broadly about impacts of projects, brings differing perspectives together and encourages debate. Works with others to identify and remove barriers.
  • Systems Thinking - Consistently takes a holistic and long-term view of challenges and opportunities at multiple levels across related areas.


$2,568.72 to $3,304.72 biweekly ($67,043 - $86,253 / year)


About Your Work Environment:
This position is a permanent, full-time role with the standard weekly work hours of 36.25, Monday to Friday. Some travel throughout the province may be required.

Application Information:

  • Resume should include terms of employment identified in months and years, highlighting applicable duties and achievements within each role.
  • Three (3) work-related references are required for those selected for an interview.

What We Offer:

  • Working for the Alberta Public Service –
  • Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) –
  • Leadership and mentorship programs
  • Professional learning and development
  • Positive workplace culture and work-life balance
  • Opportunity to participate in flexible work arrangements such as working from home up to two days per week and modified work schedule agreements
  • 55th To 57th Parallels Retention Allowance -
  • Research Alberta Public Service Careers tool –

How To Apply

If you are not currently an employee with the Government of Alberta, the first step in applying for a job is creating your candidate profile within our online application system,

Existing employees should access the Career tile in 1GX to submit their application in order to be recognized as an internal applicant.

Once you have created your candidate profile, visit the Alberta Public Service job site to apply for jobs at

Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.

Resources for applicants:

    It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS)

    Closing Statement

    This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.

    We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

    If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Karen Jackman at [email protected].

    If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check