Land and Resource Specialist

Job Information
Author JMcCullough
Date June 8, 2017
Type Full Time
Company Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Salary Salary $66,200.03 - $75,658.71 - Annual
Location The preferred location for this position is Fort St John, however, one of the following locations may be considered: Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Prince George
Category Government
Contact Information
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by June 23rd 2017, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=41400

Land and Resource Specialist
Salary $66,200.03 – $75,658.71 annually 

The preferred location for this position is Fort St John, however, one of the following locations may be considered:  Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson, Prince George

We are also actively recruiting for a Project Coordinator via REQ 41715 and a Project Manager via REQ 41398 to join our team

A pivotal operational leadership role in the natural resource sector

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations has been developed through the amalgamation of legislative authorities in land and resource agencies to provide clients with a single point of access to natural resource authorizations and resource management services at many locations across the province.

With a demonstrated knowledge of multidisciplinary issues involved in natural resource management, a primary focus of your role will be to forge strong working relationships and work with other ministries, First Nations, the private sector and representatives from other agencies to find the balance between economic development and environmental integrity necessary to support the development, approval and implementation of strategic land use plans and to facilitate and ensure appropriate consultation occurs at planning, adjustment, implementation, and evaluation stages.  An experienced leader and project manager, you will coordinate and lead the development, implementation and monitoring of various strategic land use and resource management plans, as well as various projects related to addressing land and resource issues at the strategic, landscape and watershed scale of resolution.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a natural resource management related field (e.g., Forestry, Geography, or Natural Resource Management) or an equivalent combination of education/training plus, 3 or more years’ experience working in a natural resource discipline.
  • Training in project management or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Significant experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project or regional initiative.
  • Experience in managing project teams.
  • Experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders.
  • Experience or knowledge in implementing provincial and regional First Nations consultation procedures.
  • Experience and knowledge of conflict and dispute resolution principles and practices.
  • Must have, or be able to immediately obtain, a valid BC driver’s licence that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job (e.g.:  Class 5, etc.).


For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by June 23rd 2017, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=41400

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