LSO FORS 2 – Licensed Authorizations Officer

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date March 8, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $57,653.70 - $72,008.82 - Annual
Location Fort St James, BC
Category Natural Resource
Client BC Public Service
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LSO FORS 2 – Licensed Authorizations Officer – (58804)

Posting Title: LSO FORS 2 – Licensed Authorizations Officer
Position Classification: Licensed Sc Off Forester 2
Union: PEA
Location: Fort St James, BC V0J 1P0 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $57,653.70 – $72,008.82 annually
Close Date: 3/28/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Operations, Stuart Nechako Resource District
Job Summary:

Licensed Authorizations Officer
Licensed Science Officer (Forester) 2
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
An eligibility list may be established.

An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional
Reporting to a section head or excluded manager and working in a variety of settings, the Licensed Authorizations Officer provides professional advice and may make decisions regarding the allocation of resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector.

If you have demonstrated skills in collaboration, leadership and organization, we encourage your application.

Fort St. James is a beautiful community that sits next to Stuart Lake, with water-skiing and fresh-water fishing excursions available. Snowboarding and downhill skiing are popular, as well as cross-country skiing just north of town at Murray Ridge. Fort. St. James is surrounded by various First Nation communities, and festivals are a common occurrence.

The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. Regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and 4 weeks’ annual paid leave entitlement. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers 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.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact David.Johnson@gov.bc.ca.  DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education, experience and professional designation requirement as outlined below:

  • Degree in the natural resource field or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible* (within 6 months) for registration, as a Registered Professional Forester with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP)
    • NOTE: *Immediately eligible means you are currently a fully licensed RPF member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the ABCFP. Applicants must contact the ABCFP to confirm their eligibility.
  • Experience working in natural resource management.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience in supervising, leading, coaching and/or mentoring staff.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience in consulting, negotiating and/or resolving conflicts with stakeholders in natural resource management.
  • Valid BC driver’s licence or equivalent.

Provisos/Willingness Statements:

  • Willingness to conduct field work which may include travel to remote areas by vehicle, boat, air or foot, overnight or extended stay in rough camp conditions and outdoor work in all weather conditions.
  • May be required to operate field equipment (i.e., quad, snowmobile).

Please include your registration number with the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) within your application as you must be registered or immediately eligible for registration as a fully licensed Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with the ABCFP. If you are not yet registered with the ABCFP, please explain how you are immediately eligible (i.e. currently a fully licensed RPF member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the ABCFP).

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 located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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

Resume required: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying. A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

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 accountabilities and accomplishments.

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