Advisor, First Nations Relations *Ministry FLNRO &RD* Port Alberni

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 to Sunday, February 23, 2020

$58,806.85 - $73,579.13 annually

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future similar permanent and/or temporary vacancies in Port Alberni, BC.

A temporary opportunity from June 15, 2020 to November 2021 is currently available; this may be extended.

This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer [Resource] 24R via Requisition 67397.

Enhance your negotiation skills and expertise in First Nation Relations in this rewarding role

The Ministry of Forests, Lands Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development aims to deliver policy and programs to provide economic, cultural, environmental, and social benefit for all British Columbians. Our work supports a sustainable economy in all parts of the province and provides a foundation for true and lasting reconciliation with Indigenous people.

The Advisor, First Nations Relations is a vital role in the Ministry and is responsible for facilitating and leading First Nations’ consultations, and manages the process by developing the consultation framework and decision making process, establishing working relationships with the First Nations communities, organizing consultation sessions, and providing program specific professional advice. If you are an experienced professional with the leadership and negotiation skills needed to ensure the interests of British Columbia and First Nations are represented, consider this rewarding opportunity.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you:

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or higher, in the natural resource field, or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association, plus 2 years of related experience.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area [i.e., Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia].

Related Experience must include all of the following:

  • Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.
  • Experience or demonstrated acumen for working with First Nations or Indigenous communities and facilitating an engagement and/or consultation process. Relevant education and experience may be considered.

For more information and to apply online by February 23, 2020, please go to: