Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations
Natural Resource Officer – Investigations
Annual Salary: $54,414.97 – $62,042.70
*Please note: There are 16 positions available in the following locations: Dawson Creek, Squamish, Chilliwack, Mackenzie, Queen Charlotte, Charlie Lake (Fort St John), Quesnel, Fort St. James, Vanderhoof, Port McNeill, Terrace and Prince George.
Bring your dedication and investigative expertise to this career building role
The Compliance and Enforcement (C&E) team has several vacancies for a natural resource officer with experience in natural resource law enforcement. C&E work is primarily field-oriented (including “off-hours” shifts) combined with office duties. Working in a collaborative team environment, the Natural Resource Officer is responsible for conducting inspections and investigations on the land base.
A thorough analytical thinker, you assess compliance with provincial statutes and regulations, drawing conclusions and recommending appropriate corrective action such as compliance notices, warnings, tickets, court prosecutions or administrative hearings. C&E work also integrates its activities with other provincial and federal regulatory agencies and participates on joint-agency projects.
As a Natural Resource Officer, you will be expected to work on projects provincially and participate in working groups. You may be designated a Special Provincial Constable with associated authorities in place to assist in complex investigative and legal needs. If you are a skilled investigator who has a background in law or natural resource enforcement we look forward to your application.
Qualifications for this role include:
⦁ Degree or diploma, in natural resource law education OR
⦁ An equivalent combination of education and related experience which includes a degree or diploma in natural resource management and three of the last five years involved in interpreting and enforcing natural resource law.
Preference may be given to applicants with work experience in any of the following areas:
⦁ Experience gained within the last 3 years in the interpretation and enforcement of natural resource law.
For more information on this career opportunity including how to apply online by January 30th 2017, please visit: