STO-RE 21R – Wildfire Technician

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 10, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $58,629.96 - $66,726.25 - Annual
Location Multiple Locations, BC
Category Technician
Client BC Public Service
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STO-RE 21R – Wildfire Technician

Posting Title: STO-RE 21R – Wildfire Technician
Position Classification: Scientific/Tech Off R21 – Res
Union: GEU
Location: Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Penticton, BC V2V5A6 CA
Vernon, BC V1T9G9 CA
Salary Range: $58,629.96 – $66,726.25 annually
Close Date: 10/23/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: BC Wildfire Services
Job Summary

Wildfire Technician
Scientific Technical Officer R21 – Resource

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies in the following locations: Penticton, Vernon.
There is currently one (1) permanent opportunity available in Penticton.

If this position interests you and you meet the required criteria, we look forward to your application

 The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is a unique program of government tasked with the responsibility of preventing and managing wildfire on the landscape. With a workforce of approximately 1600 the program’s staff are dedicated to undertaking the BCWS mandate in delivering effective wildfire management and emergency response support to protect values, while encouraging sustainable, healthy and resilient ecosystems.

This position is responsible for performing a core set of functions related to fire response and fire management.

To learn more about these B.C communities you can click on the Hello BC link here!

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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 Roy.Seriosa@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.

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

  • Degree in a field related to forestry, resource management or equivalent knowledge, plus 1 year related experience*; OR,
  • Technical diploma in a field related to forestry, resource management, or equivalent knowledge, plus 3 years related experience*; OR,
  • Grade 12 plus 5 years related experience* or an equivalent combination of education and training may be considered.

*Related experience is defined as operations or other disciplines related to natural resource management

  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with Incident Commander 3 or higher.
  • Valid class 5 driver 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 located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

CRC – A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS: (Application requirement options and the corresponding screening process)

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

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES – 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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