New Job Band 3 - Resource Manager In British Columbia

BAND 3 - Resource Manager
BAND 3 - Resource Manager

BAND 3 - Resource Manager

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : $77,700–$110,000 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Posting Title
BAND 3 - Resource Manager
Position Classification
Band 3
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA (Primary)
Salary Range
$77,700.20 - $110,000.05 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests
Ministry Branch / Division
Kootenay Boundary Region, Regional Operations
Job Summary

Resource Manager
Management Band 3

This position is excluded from union membership.
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.

A rewarding leadership opportunity for an operational management professional to contribute to effective natural resource management

The Ministry of Forests has a mandate to manage specified Crown land and resources in a manner that embraces the economic, environmental and social goals of government. These results are all essential to improving the global competitiveness of BC industry and our ability to attract private investment and to stimulate economic growth and job creation across the province.

As the Resource Manager for the Kootenay Boundary Natural Resource Region, you are a member of a professional team working within natural resource management and infrastructure development. The Resource Manager is responsible for the planning and management of Crown land resources, forest stewardship, forest authorizations, ecosystems, water and lands as well as taking a lead role in reconciliation with First Nations. You are accountable for managing the delivery of district-wide operations consistent with Ministry priorities, objectives, and legislative requirements.

This role has considerable independence and autonomy within a collaborative environment, leading a diverse, high performing team comprised of technical, administrative and professional staff. If you are service and team oriented, eager to work in a variety of challenging roles, a self-starter interested in lifelong learning, developing others and continuous improvement, and passionate about playing a key role in shaping natural resources for British Columbians, we look forward to your application.

A career with the Ministry of Forests offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake a variety of challenging and rewarding roles, while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why work for the Ministry of Forests.

Cranbrook is one of the sunniest cities in British Columbia and sits in the middle of the Rocky Mountain Trench. Cranbrook has multiple heritage sites, such as the Fort Steele Heritage town and Rails to Trails, which is converted to a path for walking and biking. Cranbrook has multiple festivals, such as the Children’s Festival and the Sam Steele Days

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. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail 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.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • University degree or diploma in a field related to natural resource management and 5 years of *directly related experience
  • An equivalent combination of related education and a minimum 7 years *directly related experience may also be considered.
    • Directly related experience is defined as experience in one or more of the following example disciplines: tenures, stewardship, range, engineering, First Nations, other relevant natural resource discipline.
  • Operational experience in natural resource management, such as tenures, stewardship, range, engineering, First Nations, or other relevant natural resource discipline.
  • Minimum 1 year experience developing and maintaining working relationships and resolving complex multi-stakeholder issues with First Nations, stakeholders, clients and/or partners in natural resource management.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:

  • Recent experience (in the last 5 years) in human resource management direct supervision, and in leading and coaching diverse teams.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in operational management of natural resources.
  • Minimum 1 year program management experience which may include allocating resources, budget management and/or business planning.
  • Financial management experience including expense authority, budgets, forecasts, etc.
  • Registered Professional Forester, Registered Forest Technologist, or other related professional designation.

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 - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category
Leadership and Management