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BC Public Service

BIO 24R - Ecosystem Biologist

Full Time
7 days ago
69,185 to 78,814 per year
Posting Title

BIO 24R - Ecosystem Biologist

Position Classification

Biologist R24




Fort St James, BC V0J 1P0 CA
Mackenzie, BC V0J 2C0 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 CA

Salary Range

$69,185.43 - $78,814.47 annually, plus a $38.87 bi-weekly isolation allowance for the Mackenzie and Fort St James locations

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Land,Water,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division

Land Use Policy, Planning and Ecosystems - Omineca Region

Job Summary

Ecosystem Biologist
Biologist 24

An eligibility list may be established.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that 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 .

Contribute your valued expertise

The Ministry of Land, Water and Resource Stewardship is accountable for integrated land and natural resource management, including objective setting for land and marine environments, effectively managing cumulative effects, and advancing reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, environmental sustainability, and economic growth.

The Role:In the capacity of an Ecosystems Biologist, implement and support Ecosystems management.

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education, experience and professional designation requirementas outlined below:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degreein biological sciences or related field.
  • Minimum three years of related experience (or an acceptable combination of education and experience).
  • Registered (or immediately eligible*) as a Registered Professional Biologist (RP Bio) in B.C. with the College of Applied Biology within six months of employment.
  • Experience assessing and monitoring natural resources.

*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.

Related Experience includes a combination of the following:
  • Experience providing scientific and regulatory advice regarding biological impacts as a result of resource development.
  • Experience assessing and monitoring natural resources.
  • Experience analyzing and reporting on natural resource data.
  • Experience in leading the exchange of scientific information with external and internal stakeholder groups

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Experience leading staff in project or field settings.
  • Advanced scientific knowledge of a specialty area.
  • Experience interpreting and applying natural resource management legislation and policy.
  • Experience working with Global Information System tools.
  • Experience working and collaborating with First Nations

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 in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC)will berequired.


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: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

Questionnaire (STANDARD): YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category

Scientific and Technical