Senior Licensed Authorizations Officer* Nanaimo * FLNRO

Tuesday, January 8, 2019 to Sunday, January 13, 2019

BC Public Service - Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations & Rural Development


Senior Licensed Authorizations Officer

Make an impact on challenging Crown land initiatives in the West Coast Region

Salary $62,983.74 - $78,666.02 annually
This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer 27 under REQ 56668

Do you like to challenge yourself and do you thrive in a fast-paced, ever changing work environment?  Do you have a positive attitude and are you driven to get the job done?  Then look no further - the Senior Licensed Authorizations Officer is the opportunity you have been waiting for to apply your considerable experience and expertise in natural resource management to complex Crown land applications and decisions, while living in the stunning natural environment the West Coast Natural Resource Region has to offer!

The Senior Licensed Authorizations Officer is accountable for making resource authorization decisions and recommendations on complex applications consistent with legislation and regulations. This role encompasses applying professional expertise and providing direction and guidance in the development and implementation of new procedures, methods and practices; conducting and leading conflict resolution, public consultation processes and education/training initiatives to negotiate and resolve disputes among conflicting parties over the use of Crown land; and developing and promoting partnerships with officials from all levels of government, First Nations representatives, stakeholders and landowners to support the administration and disposition of Crown land.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Master’s degree in the resource management field, and two years of related experience (gained within the last five years) in Natural Resource Management or
  • Bachelor’s degree in a resource management field, and three years of related experience (gained within the last five years) in Natural Resource Management AND
  • Registered, or immediately eligible (within 6 months) for registration as a professional, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (i.e. BC Institute of Agrologists, Association of BC Forest Professionals, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, Association of BC Land Surveyors).

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