|LSO FORS 2 - Land and Resource Coordinator - Wildfire Risk Reduction|
LSO FORS 2 - Land and Resource Coordinator - Wildfire Risk Reduction
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Salary : $63,636–$80,877 a year
Location : British Columbia
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA
Bring your commitment to excellence in natural resource management practices
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.
This Land and Resource Coordinator - Wildfire Risk Reduction role works in diverse teams, gathers and manages complex natural resource data, completes analysis and develops land management options. This role provides expertise and advice to statutory decision makers, facilitates and coordinates projects, and engages directly with a wide variety of stakeholders and partners to support wildfire risk reduction and other wildfire management initiatives and decisions.
This is an exciting opportunity to work in a collaborative, energetic team environment and to gain valuable experience with diverse land-based ecosystems. If you are ready for the next step in your forestry career, consider this excellent opportunity.
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.
- Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP) as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or equivalent as identified by the ABCFP. Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the ABCFP within six (6) months of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.
- Advanced training in project management.
- Minimum of three (3) years of experience in the natural resource sector.
- Experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project.
- Experience managing, relationships with senior level stakeholders and partners and leading consultation sessions.
Preference may be given to those with one (1) or more of the following:
- Experience supervising staff.
- Experience/knowledge in wildfire management practices.
- Experience in budget management and contract and financial administration.
- Experience/knowledge implementing provincial and regional First Nations consultation procedures.
- Experience with conflict and dispute resolution principles and practices.
For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected]
About this Position:
This position can be located in Burns Lake, Smithers, or Terrace, BC.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future similar vacancies in the above locations.
This position is also posted as a Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 24 via Requisition 98614.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
Working for the BC Public Service:
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.
The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations (status or non-status), Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact [email protected] or 778-405-3452.
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. On top of the base salary, regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to an allowance to cover professional fees, a 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), and start off with 4 weeks of annual paid vacation. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers.
The people of Northern BC have a unique understanding of what it's like to live and work in some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world - they understand the phrase "Super, Natural British Columbia" in a way few others can. This stunning part of the province offers a myriad of recreational opportunities for every season and is perfect for hiking, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing, canoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing, to name just a few. Come, explore the majesty of Northern British Columbia!
How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.
Professional Designation: YES - Please include your registration number within your application as you must be registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Professional Forester (RPF) with the Association of BC Forest Professionals. Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the ABCFP within six (6) months of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.
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 job titles, start and end dates (month and year) and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to this position.
Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed in the job profile.
Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.
The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 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.
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 at the bottom of the posting.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.