Senior Resource Coordination Officer
Scientific/Technical Officer 27
This posting may be used to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
Come join our team! The Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation (MIRR), Negotiations and Regional Operations Division, North Area is seeking a dynamic individual with excellent project management, negotiation, communication, and leadership skills to be part of our team. This is a tremendous opportunity to lead reconciliation with Indigenous peoples as a Senior Resource Coordination Officer (SRCO) in the Skeena Region.
The Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation (MIRR) provides a leadership role to the Province of British Columbia in its reconciliation efforts with Indigenous peoples based upon mutual respect, recognition and reconciliation of Indigenous rights and title. The Province is committed to fully adopting and implementing the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission calls to action, and the Tsilhqot’in decision. A key component of reconciliation involves working collaboratively and respectfully with First Nations and building and maintaining partnerships with all levels of government, industry, and stakeholders. MIRR is mandated with primary responsibility for the development and implementation of treaties and representing the interests of the Province and its citizens in the development and negotiation of comprehensive land claims settlements, revenue sharing, reconciliation and other forms of agreements. Reconciliation efforts work to support the development of sustainable, healthy, and resilient Indigenous communities.
Come join our community! The amazing community of Smithers offers incredible access to outdoor activities: hiking, biking, skiing, paddling and more! Smithers is a family friendly, thriving cultural community with all the benefits of a full service town while living in the stunning natural splendour of Northwestern BC. For more information please see the Smithers Tourism website.
Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. For more information, please see What We Offer.
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 Kate.Russell@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 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:
- A Bachelor’s Degree in a resource management or social science related field (e.g. land use planning, forestry, geography, environmental studies, anthropology, political science, public/business administration, resource management,) and a minimum of 4 years related experience;OR
- A Master’s Degree and 2 years related experience;OR
- An equivalent combination of education, training from a recognized institution and at least 6 years related experience may be considered.
Related experience includes:
- Resource management planning/negotiations or program management experience;OR
- Demonstrated experience leading and participating on project teams;OR
- Demonstrated experience to develop and foster respectful and long-term relationships with First Nations
Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following:
- Demonstrated experience working within a team environment and experience using project management tools andtechniques.
- Demonstrated experience working on projects that:
- Require working effectively, respectfully and knowledgeably with First Nations communities for mutually beneficialoutcomes; AND
- Foster long-term and respectful inter-agency and First Nations stakeholder relationships.
- Experience working with Indigenous organizations and/or communities.
- Those who self-identify as Indigenous.
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the Job Profile.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
A valid driver’s licence will be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The cover letter should be no more than 1 page and must clearly demonstrate that you meet the minimum education and experience job requirements set out in the job profile.
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.