New Job Bio 24R - Ecosystems Biologist In British Columbia

BIO 24R - Ecosystems Biologist
BIO 24R - Ecosystems Biologist

BIO 24R - Ecosystems Biologist

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : $73,855–$84,134 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Posting Title

BIO 24R - Biologist.

Position Classification

Biologist R24



Work Options



Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Revelstoke, BC V0E 3K0 CA

Salary Range

$73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Water, Land, and Resource Stewardship.

Ministry Branch / Division

LMAO, The Global Change, Planning and Ecosystems Division.

Job Summary

An excellent opportunity for an experienced biologist to make a difference.

The Land Use Policy, Planning and Ecosystems Division works with Indigenous governments to modernize land use planning with community, societal and public input, including the operation and expansion of Indigenous Pipeline forums and working with First Nations on the collaborative stewardship of natural resources and the monitoring of cumulative effects.

The aquatic ecologists are a professional section of the ecosystems section and technical experts on aquatic ecosystems and their health. The position supports a range of aquatic biodiversity initiatives, which may include planning and objective-setting, legal habitat protection, habitat restoration projects, authorizations/references, Cumulative Effects assessments and unambiguous effectiveness monitoring.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: We work for the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship.

In this video, learn more about biology careers at the Ministry of Water and Resource Stewardship. "

Job Requirements:

  • minimum bachelor's degree in biological sciences or related field, with aquatic focus. )
  • * Minimum three years of related experience (see Related Experience section below for accepted forms) can be cumulative. )
  • Registered, or **eligible, as a Registered Professional Biologist (RP Bio) in B.C. with the College of Applied Biology (CAB).
    • Note: Eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction within six (6) months of employment. *
  • Recently (within the last 5 years) experienced stewards of wild life and/or species within aquatic ecosystems.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s licence.

Note: It is important that you read the job posting carefully to understand the specific security screening requirements pertaining to the BC Public Service, which may include a criminal records check and/or Criminal Records Review (CCRA) check as required by the Ministry of Justice.' **

  • Experiences (a combination of two or more)

  • Experience in conducting field assessments of aquatic species or ecosystems.

  • Natural resource management experience includes developing, interpreting and applying laws and policy.
  • Experience in providing science and technical advice to management, negotiating solutions, and making decisions within and outside of government. Experience in building and maintaining relationships with stakeholders (e.g., environmental regulators, government and non-government agencies; public and private resource development agencies). [

The preference of applicants with the following may be given:

  • Experience in a specialty area related to aquatic ecosystems, such as watershed management, aquatic habitat restoration, water quality modelling, environmental flow assessment or aquatic species as risk recovery.
  • Recently (within 5 years) and directly applying BC's natural resource laws and/or legislation.
  • Experience in project management including funding applications, budget management and/or reporting.
  • Recently, I have been developing and promoting working relationships with First Nations.

Willingness Statements

  • Meet or exceed BC's safety standards.
  • May require the operation of a variety of equipment.
  • Field work which may include the following: travel to remote areas by vehicle, boat, or air, over night or extended stay in rough camp conditions and outdoor work in all weather conditions.
  • Can carry equipment and supplies in a difficult terrain.

How do I contact Trisha Ng regarding this position? Request details.

About this Position:

Flexible work options are available, this position may be able to work from home a few days per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

This position can be based in any of the following Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship offices: Invermere, Revelstoke, Cranbrook, Nelson, Scotia.

At the time of employment, employees must be located in Canada. '

Relocation is available.

What is the job profile of the BC Public Service?

BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace that better represents the population we serve and the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive, rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that verify their First Nations status, or non-status, or are Métis (native) workers seeking work in the British Columbia Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact [email protected] or X-3-003452.

How to Apply:

Your application must clearly show 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 Biologist (RPBio) with the BC College of Applied Biology. 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 CAB. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be 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 - 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.

The application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulties applying, email [email protected] before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

CRC (criminal record check) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process can be evaluated on their Knowledge, Skills, and abilities as outlined by the attached Applicant Profile at the bottom of the posting.

The applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm PST on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category

Natural resource, scientific and technical.