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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Manager, First Nations Relations - AMENDED

5 days ago
80,800 to 114,400 per year
Posting Title

BAND 3 - Manager, First Nations Relations - AMENDED

Position Classification

Band 3




Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$80,800.00 - $114,400.02 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Temporary Assignment (TA)

Temporary End Date



BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Resource Authorizations

Job Summary

Amendment on January 23, 2023: Closing date extended until February 3, 2023.
Amendment on January 23, 2023: 'About this Position' section amended.

Bring your leadership skills and management expertise to this exciting opportunity

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land and ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land-based resources. The Ministry works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their economies.

The Manager of First Nations Relations will lead the planning, development, delivery and evaluation of the province's duty to consult First Nations and to provide authoritative advice, interpretation and/or consultation services for one of the Ministry of Forests eight regions.

Job Requirements:
Education and Experience:
  • A University Degree in business, public administration, natural resources, First Nations studies, political or social sciences, law or communications or a related discipline and a minimum of 3 years of *recent, related experience; OR
  • A minimum of 5 years of *recent, related experience.

*Recent, related experience must include:
  • Experience developing engagement strategies and conducting consultations with First Nations.
  • Experience providing advice and recommendations to decision-makers regarding First Nations consultation and the resolution of issues.
  • Experience supervising employees in a union environment.

Preference may be given to candidates with experience:
  • Negotiating agreements.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

This position is excluded from union membership.

There is currently a temporary opportunity until June 30, 2023.

Amendment: This temporary opportunity may become permanent.

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 can help Indigenous applicants (First Nations [status or non-status], Métis or Inuit) interested in BC Public Service job positions.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list 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 (Comprehensive): Yes - 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 website. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Please refer to the Job Profile for the full list of willingness/proviso requirements.

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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category

Leadership and Management

Additional Information
Management and Executive