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BC Public Service

STO 21 Wildfire Technician - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Full Time
7 days ago
63,446 to 72,142 per year
Posting Title

STO 21 Wildfire Technician - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Scientific/Tech Off R21 - Res




Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$63,446.31 - $72,142.65 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

BC Wildfire Services

Job Summary

Wildfire Technician
Scientific/Tech Off R21 - Res

Amendment January 12, 2023: posting closing date extended to February 5, 2023

This posting is to establish an eligibility list to fill permanent and/or temporary Wildfire Technicianvacancies within the Kamloops Fire Centre's Regional Zone Offices.

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 .

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is a unique program of government tasked with the responsibility of preventing and managing unwanted wildfire on the landscape. Approximately 1,600 field workers - comprising technical experts, strategic thinkers, and fire operations staff - are dedicated to undertaking the BCWS mandate in delivering effective wildfire management and emergency response support to protect life and values at risk, encouraging sustainable, healthy and resilient ecosystems.

This position is responsible for performing a core set of functions related to fire response and fire management.

You must apply to each Area you are interested in; your application will not be shared with or forwarded to other BC Wildfire Zones.

Apply to the Location(s) you are interested in via the following links:
  • Lillooet: Requisition 95390
  • Lytton: Requisition 95381
  • Merritt: Requisition95388
  • Penticton: Requisition 91468
  • Salmon Arm: Requisition 91471
  • Vernon: Requisition 95384

Job Category

Natural Resource Sector, Scientific and Technical