Land and Resource Coordinator
Licensed Science Officer 2
- 1 Position available in Smithers
- An eligibility list may be established for future temporary or permanent positions.
- This position is also posted as a STO 24 under REQ 63378
This position will be supporting the provincial caribou recovery program.
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 50 statutes and associated regulations.
The Skeena Regional Initiatives Division has an opportunity for a Land and Resource Coordinator (LRC) at the LSO2 level. The primary focus of the position is to support the development of creative management solutions to strategic resource management issues. Reporting to a team lead and working in a variety of settings, the Land and Resource Coordinator works in diverse teams, gathers and manages complex natural resource data, completes analysis and develops options, provides advice to statutory decision makers, facilitates and coordinates projects and engages directly with a wide variety of stakeholders to support land/resource management decisions and resolve complex stewardship issues.
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
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The people of Northern B.C. have a unique understanding of what it’s like to live and work in some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world – they understand the phrase “Super, Natural British Columbia” in a way few others can. The quaint town of Smithers, situated in Northwestern BC, offers a variety of outdoor activities for every season and the whole family. If you enjoy fishing, boating, hiking, golfing, and skiing [downhill and cross-country], Smithers is your destination community. Smithers also has a vibrant cultural and music scene, affordable housing and a hip vibe that tends to attract all sorts of wonderful folk from across the country.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Ryan.Holmes@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty 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
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 and experience as outlined below:
- A Bachelor’s degree in the resource management field, plus 2 years of related experience; OR a Diploma in the resource management field, plus 3 years of related experience working in a natural resource discipline. An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
- Must be registered or immediately* eligible for registration as a fully licensed registered professional with one of the following associations: Association of BC Forest Professionals, BC Institute of Agrologists, or Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. *Immediately means you are currently a fully licensed registered professional member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the ABCFP, the BCIA or the APEGBC).
- Advance training in project management.
- Preference given to those with experience providing project management support to a remote, multi-disciplinary team.
- Minimum 2 years of experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project.
- Minimum 2 years of experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders and leading consultation sessions.
- Valid B.C. driver’s licence.
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.
Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select “Skip Step” on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.
Resume: 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.
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.