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BAND 4 – Director, Resource Management; Director, Regional Initiatives

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date February 11, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $87,600.00 – $114,100.00 - Annual
Location Fort St John, BC
Category Natural Resource
Client BC Public Service
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BAND 4 – Director, Resource Management; Director, Regional Initiatives – (57044)

Posting Title: BAND 4 – Director, Resource Management; Director, Regional Initiatives
Position Classification: Band 4
Union: N/A
Location: Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $87,600.00 – $114,100.00 annually
Close Date: 2/25/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Northeast Region
Job Summary:

Director, Regional Initiatives; Director, Resource Management
Management Band 4

Two full time, permanent positions are currently available in Fort St John, BC.
These positions are excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
Interviews for these positions are anticipated to occur in early March 2019.

Bring your vision, leadership and strategic planning skills to BC’s Natural Resource Sector

The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development is responsible for stewardship of Provincial Crown land and natural resources, and protection of B.C.’s archaeological and heritage resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry supports the sustainable management of forest, mineral and land resources, the prosperity, viability and competitiveness of industries that use them, and public access for a wide range of activities such as hunting, fishing and recreation. The Ministry is responsible for policy development, operational management and implementation, and oversees over 60 statutes and associated regulations.

The Director of Resource Management is accountable for the delivery of region-wide operations and the coordination of consistent delivery of regional activities under provincial policy, legislative direction and cabinet mandate within the ministry.

The Director of Regional Initiatives leads a team of project leaders who manage a diverse portfolio of complex major projects that have long term impact/benefit.  Projects are taken from original concept through to final completion.

If you have demonstrated exceptional leadership and communication skills in working with a staff of talented professionals, have a passion for BC’s Natural Resources, and desire a rewarding career opportunity with the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, we want to hear from you!

For complete details about each opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profiles.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Karrilyn.Vince@gov.bc.caDO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé 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.

Surrounded by natural and rugged beauty in the Peace River Valley, Fort St. John has all the big city amenities you need in a small, friendly town. Fort St. John has a full service hospital, nine public schools, two post-secondary schools, an airport, as well endless recreation and cultural opportunities.  This community is home to a variety of restaurants, accommodations and cultural and recreational centres. Visit the website Living & Working in Northern BC to learn more.

In addition to these positions in an amazing location, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, great learning options, and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please visit What the BC Public Service offers You.

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

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

Director of Resource Management

  • Degree in a field related to Natural Resources Management or Business/Public Administration or acceptable equivalent.
  • Considerable experience in a senior operational management capacity in the public sector or industry including business and organizational planning accountabilities.
  • Experience dealing with politically sensitive and provincially significant issues and with developing policy, procedures and corporate practices.
  • Considerable experience leading and coaching diverse teams. Preference may be given to applicants who have experience supervising within a unionized work environment.
  • Experience in financial and human resource management.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who have experience working within a matrix management structure where objectives are achieved by working across organizational boundaries, engaging in collaborative strategizing and reaching decisions through consensus.

Provisos:

  • Possession of a valid BC Driver’s Licence  [minimum class 5 ] or equivalent that is immediately eligible for registration in BC.
  • Must be willing and able to work irregular hours and at times, travel frequently and be on-call for operational emergencies.
  • Must be willing and able to meet the transportation arrangements required by the ministry  [i.e. travel in small aircraft, helicopter, driving on natural resource roads, etc. ].

Director of Regional Initiatives

  • Degree in a field related to Natural Resources Management or Business/Public Administration or acceptable equivalent.
  • Considerable experience in a senior operational management capacity in the public sector or industry including business and organizational planning accountabilities.
  • Experience dealing with politically sensitive and provincially significant issues and with developing policy, procedures and corporate practices.
  • Considerable experience leading and coaching diverse teams. Preference may be given to applicants who have experience supervising within a unionized work environment.
  • Experience in financial and human resource management.

Preferences:

  • Preference may be given to applicants who have project management training.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who have experience working within a matrix management structure where objectives are achieved by working across organizational boundaries, engaging in collaborative strategizing and reaching decisions through consensus.

Provisos:

  • Possession of a valid BC Driver’s Licence  [minimum class 5 ] or equivalent that is immediately eligible for registration in BC.
  • Must be willing and able to work irregular hours and at times, travel frequently and be on-call for operational emergencies.
  • Must be willing and able to meet the transportation arrangements required by the ministry  [i.e. travel in small aircraft, helicopter, driving on natural resource roads, etc. ].

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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

Résumé:  YES – Ensure your résumé 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:  YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile.

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