Senior Authorizations Specialist
Scientific Technical Officer 27
This is a temporary opportunity until June 29, 2018 with the possibility of extension.
This posting is not limited to the geographic area. Board and lodging and relocation expenses do not apply.
This position is also posted as a LSO under REQ 55476
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary vacancies.
Influence and engage in complex natural resource initiatives
In this position you will provide specialist services to the Natural Resource Sector in evaluating resource applications, conducting applied research, and leading or participating in complex projects.
You have solid project management skills and are an excellent communicator with conflict resolution skills. You conduct and lead mediation and public consultation processes. If you are dedicated to environmental stewardship, values and issues and seeking a rewarding role in a fast-paced, client focused environment, we encourage you to apply.
Kamloops is surrounded by over one hundred lakes as well as the North and South Thompson rivers. Water-based activities are very popular, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing. Kamloops has a very strong First Nations culture, and hosts a Pow-Wow every year.
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
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 Michael.T.Toews@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.
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 requirements as outlined below:
- Degree in a natural resource field OR; a technical diploma in a natural resource field and 3 years of related experience OR; Grade 12 or equivalent and 5 years of related experience.
- Experience leading and managing complex projects.
- Experience resolving conflict in a manner that satisfies stakeholders with varying and opposing interests.
- Experience in finding solutions to Crown Land disposition challenges.
- Comprehensive experience working in natural resource management, either in the field and/or working in the office. Preference may be given to candidates who have 4 years or more experience.
Preference may be given to applicants with:
- Training or course work in project management.
- Demonstrated experience managing licensing and leasing documents, agreements, and authorizations.
- Experience in First Nation engagement and consultation.
- Demonstrated Crown Lands experience.
- Experience supervising, leading, coaching and mentoring staff.
- Occasional travel may be required.
- Valid B.C. Driver’s license or equivalent.
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 – Please do not submit a cover letter, it will not be considered.
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.