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BC Public Service

BIO 24R - Wildlife Biologist - Amended

Full Time
3 days ago
73,855 to 84,134 per year
Posting Title
BIO 24R - Wildlife Biologist - Amended

Position Classification
Biologist R24


Work Options

Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Water,Land,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division
Omineca/Fish and Wildlife

Job Summary

Influence complex natural resource initiatives

The Ministry of Water, Land 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 Wildlife Biologist implements and supports wildlife management.

Job Requirements:
Education and Experience:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree in biological sciences or related field.
  • Minimum four (4) years of related experience (or an acceptable combination of education and experience), including field-based biological sampling, analysis and reporting, and providing advice within a regulatory regime.
  • Registered (or 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.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Master's degree in a related field (biology, wildlife biology, ecology, natural resource management, etc.).
  • Experience leading staff in project or field settings.
  • Advanced scientific knowledge of a field related to wildlife and/or wildlife management.
  • Experience interpreting and applying natural resource management legislation and policy.
  • Experience working with First Nations on wildlife management including projects, strategic initiatives, and collaboration.
  • Experience in managing large game.
  • Experience in interpretation and application of Wildlife Act, and associated policy and regulations.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:
Amendment November 21: Preference statements updated.
Amendment November 27: Questionnaire updated.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
One permanent opportunity is available in Prince George.
There will be occasional travel required; therefore, willingness to travel should be an important consideration in your application.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future permanent vacancies in Prince George.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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 or 778-405-3452.

This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate 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 (COMPREHENSIVE)-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 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.

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
Natural Resource Sector

Additional Information