New Job Sto-Re 24R - Authorization Specialist - Water In British Columbia
|STO-RE 24R - Authorization Specialist - Water|
STO-RE 24R - Authorization Specialist - Water
Company : BC Public Service
Salary : $73,855–$84,134 a year
Location : British Columbia
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Bring your commitment to excellence in sustainable water 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 Authorizations Specialist, 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 water resources 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 water 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.
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Fort St. John, lying north of Peace River Valley, has all the big city amenities that you need in a small friendly town. Fort St. John has a full service hospital, nine public schools, two post-secondary schools, an airport as well endless recreation and cultural opportunities for everyone. Fort St. John is home to a variety of restaurants, accommodations, cultural and recreational centers.
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Fort Nelson is a dynamic and active community located at Mile 300 of the world-famous Alaska Highway. Located in beautiful northeastern BC, Fort Nelson offers endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Spend time strolling on our paved community trail, ski or walk on groomed trails through the demonstration forest or adventure out on several back-country trails.
Reporting to the Senior Authorizations Specialist-Water, this position provides senior technical advice, support and recommendations regarding the allocation of water resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector. This largely entails reviewing applications for surface or groundwater water usage or instream construction projects. Additional duties may include conducting snow surveys, assisting with hydrometric monitoring, supporting flood response initiatives, site visits, responding to First Nation comments during consultation and answering inquiries from applicants and the public. This position works as part of a small team focused on water resource management and regularly interacts with other teams such as First Nations Relations, Front Counter BC and Ecosystems.
- Bachelor’s degree in the resource management field, PLUS 2 years of related experience working in natural resource management; OR
- Diploma in the resource management field, PLUS 4 years of related experience working in natural resource management; OR,
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.
- Experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management.
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
- Experience in consulting, negotiating and resolving conflicts with stakeholders in natural resource management.
- Formal water management training and/or experience.
- Agricultural sector experience.
Provisos /Willingness statement(s)
- Willingness to conduct occasional field work
- Valid BC driver’s license.
- Must be physically able to carry equipment and supplies.
- May be required to operate field equipment (i.e., quad, snowmobile)
- Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service which may include a Criminal records check, and/or Criminal records Review Act (CCRA) check and/or enhanced screening checks as required by the Ministry (Note: It is important that you read the job posting carefully to understand the specific security screening requirements pertaining to the position).
For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected]
About this Position:
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies. This position can be based out of any of the location(s) listed above.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
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.
How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.
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 - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.
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.
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.