Technical Lead *Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy* Victoria

Thursday, April 11, 2019 to Wednesday, May 8, 2019

$68,676.17 - $85,776.92 annually

The Climate Action Secretariat [CAS] is the central government agency responsible for leading and coordinating research, analysis, development and implementation of programs, policies and legislation enabling mitigation of and adaptation to climate change. CAS works collaboratively across the provincial public sector, other orders of government, research institutions, non-governmental organizations, and professional and industry associations to achieve provincial climate change goals. The Clean Investment Fund [CIF] Team within CAS is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the Clean Investment Fund, a component of the Clean Growth Program for Industry.

The Technical Lead plays a key role in guiding the development and operation of the CIF, to support British Columbia’s transition to a clean energy, low-carbon economy. The Technical Lead is responsible for developing and improving policy and processes for the evaluation of applications to the Fund. The position is also responsible for leading technical evaluation teams and coordinating the technical reviews of Fund applications and making recommendations to the Fund Director for successful application. Work with involve collaborating with ministries responsible for industrial activity and technology research, development and deployment, and British Columbia’s clean technology sector.

If you have a passion for climate action, thrive in a busy and positive team environment, and strive to make a difference, we encourage you to apply.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Degree in a related professional field or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association.
  • 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, BC Institute of Agrologists, Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia].
  • Recent [within the past 5 years] experience in each of the following:
    • working with government grant programs, with experience evaluating proposals preferred;
    • in the development of programs and policy;
    • in planning and coordinating complex projects/assignments; and,
    • in concisely and persuasively writing a range of documents/content.

For more information and to apply online by May 8, 2019, please go to:

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.