New Job Lso Othr 2 - Licensed Authorizations Officer In British Columbia

LSO OTHR 2 - Licensed Authorizations Officer
LSO OTHR 2 - Licensed Authorizations Officer

LSO OTHR 2 - Licensed Authorizations Officer

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $67,932–$86,625 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Posting Title
LSO OTHR 2 - Licensed Authorizations Officer
Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Other 2
Work Options
Fort St James, BC V0J 1P0 CA
Mackenzie, BC V0J 2C0 CA
McBride, BC V0J 2E0 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 CA
Salary Range
$67,931.58 - $ 86,624.56 annually. Bi-weekly isolation allowance for: Mackenzie $40.42, McBride $49.81
Close Date
Job Type
Temporary (Auxiliary)
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests
Ministry Branch / Division
Omineca Natural Resource Region
Job Summary

A multi-faceted opportunity in the Omineca Natural Resource Region

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 Licensed Authorizations Officer, you will work in a variety of settings and provide professional advice and may make decisions regarding the allocation of resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector.

You enjoy researching, analyzing and evaluating information for the development of strategic land management plans. Allocating Crown land in a way that ensures its best use and minimizing its effect on other values, you utilize your knowledge of resource management and superior negotiating abilities. Effective communication skills are necessary when liaising with other agencies, leading conflict resolution, and resolving disputes with diverse stakeholders over the use of Crown land and other natural resources. If you are a motivated natural resource management specialist with the expertise and initiative to take on this important role, we look forward to your application.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests.

Job Requirements:

Education & Designation

  • Undergraduate Degree or higher in the natural resource management or related field, and a minimum of 2 years of related experience*.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible* (within 6 months) for registration as a Professional Forester with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC), as a Professional Agrologist with the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (BCIA) or as a Professional Engineer or Geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia (EGBC).
  • Related experience includes:
  • Experience working in natural resource management.
  • Experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management.
  • Experience in consulting, negotiating, and resolving conflicts with stakeholders in natural resource management.

Preference may be given to applicants with any of the following:

  • Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) designation.
  • Experience with Crown Land Authorizations and the Land Act.

For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected].

About this Position:

Currently there is 1 temporary opportunity available until November 29, 2024. This temporary opportunity may become permanent.
This position can be based in any of the following locations: Prince George, Vanderhoof, Fort St. James, Mackenzie, or McBride.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.
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.

This position is also posted as a STO 24 in requisition 99493.

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 that 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 offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. Regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and 4 weeks’ annual paid leave entitlement. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You

How to Apply:

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Professional Designation: YES - Please include your registration number in your application. You must be registered (or immediately eligible for registration) as a Professional Forester with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC), as a Professional Agrologist with the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (BCIA) or as a Professional Engineer or Geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia (EGBC). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the appropriate BC association. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made. If you do not meet this requirement, apply to the Scientific Technical Officer 24R opportunity via Requisition 99493 .

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: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

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.

Additional Information:

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Natural Resource Sector, Scientific and Technical