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STO 21R - Radio Communications Technologist
STO 21R - Radio Communications Technologist

STO 21R - Radio Communications Technologist

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : $60,999–$69,422 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Posting Title
STO 21R - Radio Communications Technologist
Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R21
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA
Salary Range
$60,998.61 - $69,422.06 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Land,Water,ResourceStewardship
Ministry Branch / Division
Radio, Technology & Field Services/Natural Resource Information & Digital Services
Job Summary

Radio Communications Technologist

Scientific Technical Officer R21

There are three (3) regular full-time vacancies that can be based out of any of the following communities: Williams Lake, Fort St John, Kamloops or Victoria.

An eligibility list may be established.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

An opportunity to contribute your valued expertise

British Columbia’s Natural Resource Ministries (NRM) are the stewards of the Province’s Crown land and natural resources which reflect the diverse values and interests of all British Columbians. In order to support the growth of the economy while providing effective environmental stewardship, the province’s NRM must transform in order to advance the shared management of British Columbia’s natural resources.

The Radio Communications Technologist reports to the Superintendent, Radio Communications, and provides technical services and analysis to ministry staff within the Natural Resource Sector. The Radio Technologist position plans, installs and upgrades radio, wireless and data communications support services for emergency Wildfire communications and electronic weather data support, coordinates business applications and user technology training, and manages support for the ministries radio systems network to meet its operational mandate in order to maintain year round safety communications for staff and for the general public during emergency situations.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Graduation with a diploma from a recognized 2 year Electronics Engineering Technologist program (This program is accredited at the level of Engineering Technologist by the Applied Science Technologists and Technologists of British Columbia), or equivalent.
  • A minimum of 2 years related work experience in the radio, wireless and data communication field; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Must have and maintain a valid BC Class 5 Drivers license.

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 as it will not be reviewed.

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 - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category
Scientific and Technical