Land and Resource Specialist *Ministry FLRNRO & RD* Dawson Creek/Fort St. John

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 to Sunday, July 5, 2020

This position can be performed from Dawson Creek or Fort St. John.

$66,675.12- $83,659.51 annually

This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer R27 under REQ 69812.

An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional

This is your opportunity to apply your resource management skills to make a meaningful difference as a member of the B.C. Caribou Recovery Team. This provincial team brings together experts in planning, GIS, biology, policy development, modelling, as well as engagement and consultation to plan and deliver recovery actions.

The BC Caribou Recovery Program’s fundamental purpose is to develop, implement, and monitor new management actions and provincial strategies to ensure we are meeting or exceeding provincial and federal population and habitat objectives. The Province also recognizes the need to balance social and economic needs of all British Columbians. This includes a commitment to protecting Indigenous rights and interests while maintaining B.C.’s robust and diverse natural resource sector.

The role of the land and resource specialist in the caribou program is to lead the development and delivery of engagement with Indigenous communities, local government, industries, and interest groups on caribou recovery program initiatives including, but not limited to, herd planning. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals who enjoy working with the public on complex natural resource issues.

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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.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in a natural resource management related field (e.g., Forestry, Geography, or Natural Resource Management) and a minimum 3 years related experience or an equivalent combination of education/training and experience.
  • Registered, or *immediately eligible for registration, as a fully licensed professional 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 & Geoscientists).
    *Immediately means you are currently a fully licensed registered professional member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the ABCFP, the BCIA or the APEGBC
  • Significant experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a complex project or regional initiative.
  • Experience in managing teams in the context of projects or programs.
  • Experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders.
  • Experience with conflict and dispute resolution principles and practices.

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