Senior Licensed Authorizations Specialist
Licensed Science Officer (Other) 3
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is also posted as a STO 27 under REQ 54531
An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional
Reporting to a Section Head or an excluded manager, the Senior Licenced Authorizations Specialist provides specialist services to the Natural Resource Sector in evaluating resource applications, conducting applied research, and leading or participating in complex projects. This position may supervise professional and technical staff.
Burns Lake is the centre of the Lakes District, close to the middle of the province, and can boast 4,828 km of lake shoreline. With some of the province’s largest freshwater lakes, such as Babine Lake, activities such as fishing and boating are very popular, as well as hiking, biking, snowmobiling and cross country skiing. Close to Tweedsmuir Provincial Park, it hosts the second largest Aboriginal Day event every year.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Darrell.Whelan@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.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard 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:
- Bachelor’s Degree in the natural resource field or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association and five (5) years or related experience.
- Registered, or eligible for registration (within 6 months) as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF), with the British Columbia professional association (Association of B.C. Forest Professionals).
Related experience must include all of the following:
- Experience in negotiating and consulting with stakeholders in natural resource management.
- Professional experience in forest practices such as planning, forestry, water, range, wildlife, biodiversity and integrated resource management (e.g., operations/land management planner, stewardship officer, woodlands manager, senior consultant
- Experience supervising, leading coaching and mentoring staff.
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
- Experience with Forest Tenure Authorizations and the Forest Act and the Forest & Range Practices Act (FRPA).
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.
Cover Letter: NO
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 – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire