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BC Public Service

LSO AGRL 2 - District Range Agrologist

Posted 5 days ago

Job Details

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Salary

dollar sign69,969 to 89,774 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
LSO AGRL 2 - District Range Agrologist

Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Agrologist 2

Union
PEA

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA

Salary Range
$69,969.42 - $89,774.32 annually, plus $54.75 bi-weekly Isolation allowance for Fort Nelson.

Close Date
6/24/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date
7/1/2025

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
Northeast Region/Fort Nelson District

Job Summary

Apply your expertise and passion for innovation to this rewarding career opportunity.

The Ministry of Forests, Northeast Region offers diverse landscapes and unique learning opportunities. There is opportunity for rapid career growth and the Northeast is leading the new way we engage and work with Indigenous Peoples in British Columbia and communities. Safety, mental health and our people are our top priorities. We offer benefits such as life insurance, pension, financial support with education, vacation days, scheduled pay increases, counselling, and extended health and dental packages.

Reporting to the Range Officer, the District Range Agrologist acts as expert for the District's Range Program. Key range activities include: operational planning, inventory (plant species composition, forage productivity and usability, livestock limiting factors, range use levels and stocking rates), range tenure administration (grazing and hay cutting, grazing leases), range developments and practices, effectiveness evaluations, and ecosystem restoration.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests .

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor of Science in range management, plant ecology or related field that includes range science.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience in range management and administration.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible* for full registration, as a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) with the BC Institute of Agrologists (BCIA).
    Applicants who do not meet the professional requirement may be considered at a lower classification, subject to confirmation of eligibility for registration as an Articling Agrologist (AAg) immediately upon employment with the Ministry and can reach full P.Ag status within two (2) years of employment.
    Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.
    • *Note: Immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the BCIA within six (6) months of employment.
  • Experience in developing and implementing creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Experience in planning, preparing and delivering oral presentations and training to diverse groups inside and/or outside government and experience conducting effective meetings.
  • A valid Class 5 B.C. driver's licence or equivalent.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
  • Experience with vegetation identification.
  • Experience with field work - specifically in remote locations.


For questions regarding this position, please contact Darius.Low@gov.bc.ca

About this Position:
This is a temporary opportunity until July 1st, 2025. An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies
This position can be based in any of the following Ministry of Forests offices: Fort Nelson, Dawson Creek, Fort St. John, Prince George.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 3 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
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 IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

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 registeredimmediately eligible* for full registration, as a Professional Agrologist (P.Ag.) with the BC Institute of Agrologists (BCIA).
Applicants who do not meet the professional requirement may be considered at a lower classification, subject to confirmation of eligibility for registration as an Articling Agrologist (AAg) immediately upon employment with the Ministry and can reach full P.Ag status within two (2) years of employment.
Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.
*Note: Immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the BCIA within six (6) months of employment.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

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: YES - You will need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , 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 Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Scientific and Technical

About BC Public Service

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Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-10

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