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BC Public Service

BAND 3 - Resource Manager, Stewardship

Full Time
2 days ago
80,800 to 114,400 per year
Posting Title

BAND 3 - Resource Manager, Stewardship

Position Classification

Band 3




Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$80,800.00 - $114,400.02 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Regional Operations - Northeast/Peace Natural Resource District

Job Summary

A rewarding leadership opportunity for an operational management professional to contribute to effective natural resource 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 Resource Manager, you are a key member of the Peace Natural Resource District management team responsible for overseeing several programs, including forest and range stewardship, authorizations, forest revenue, office administration and management of the Districts network of Forest Service Roads. This position also takes an active role in supporting the planning and management of other crown resources such as lands, water, fish, wildlife and ecosystems. You are accountable for managing the delivery of district-wide operations consistent with Ministry priorities, objectives, and legislative requirements.

This role has considerable independence and autonomy within a collaborative environment, leading a diverse, high performing team comprised of technical, administrative and professional staff. If you are service and team oriented, eager to work in a variety of challenging roles, a self-starter interested in lifelong learning, developing others and continuous improvement, and passionate about playing a key role in shaping natural resources for British Columbians, we look forward to your application.

The Peace Natural Resource District is one of the most diverse Districts in the Province, with thriving forestry, ranching, oil and gas, mining and energy production sectors, providing those that choose to take on the challenges of Northeast with opportunities to participate in a large variety of work, and to build experience not found anywhere else in BC. Explore the opportunities and value that working with our team can offer you: Why work for the Ministry of Forests .

Located 15 kilometres from the Alberta boarder in northeast BC, Dawson Creek has a population of approximately 12,000 residents and provides all of the basic services and amenities. With reasonable housing rates, public facilities, such as the Ovintiv Events Centre, Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre, the Kalvin Cruk Centre for the Arts and skating and curling rinks, and with the construction of a new hospital underway, Dawson Creek is great place live and to raise a family. Nearby larger centers of Fort St. John and Grande Prairie provide multiple additional shopping and entertainment opportunities with airports servicing major centers across Canada with several flights daily.

  • University degree or diploma in a field related to natural resource management and 5 years of directly related experience; an equivalent combination of related education and a minimum 7 years' directly related experience may also be considered.
  • Directly related experience is defined as experience in one or more of the following example disciplines: forest tenures or stewardship, range, engineering, First Nations, other relevant natural resource discipline.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in operational management of natural resource management, such as tenures, stewardship, range, engineering, First Nations, or other relevant natural resource discipline.
  • Minimum 1 year program management experience which may include allocating resources, budget management and/or business planning.
  • Minimum 1 year experience developing and maintaining working relationships and resolving complex multi-stakeholder issues with First Nations, stakeholders, clients and/or partners in natural resource management.
  • Recent experience (in the last 5 years) in human resource management direct supervision, and in leading and coaching diverse teams.
  • Financial management experience including expense authority, budgets, forecasts, etc.
  • Preference may be given to candidates who are currently a Registered Professional Forester, Registered Forest Technologist, Professional Agrologist or Registered Professional Biologist.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position is located in Dawson Creek, BC.
An eligibility list may be established.
This position is excluded from union membership.

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 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. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. Please use your cover letter to describe how your qualifications and career interests align with this position. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process. Please limit your cover letter to a maximum of two (2) pages.

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 , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
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.

Job Category

Leadership and Management, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics
Management and Executive