LSO FORS 2 - Licensed Authorizations Officer - Woodlot Forester Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Other 2 Union
PEA Work Options Location
Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0 CA (Primary)Salary Range
$67,931.58 - $86,624.56 annually Close Date
12/1/2023 Job Type
Regular Full Time Temporary End Date Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests Ministry Branch / Division
Regional Operations | West Coast Region Job Summary An exciting opportunity to join a dynamic team of natural resource professionals
The North Island - Central Coast Natural Resource District is seeking a professional forester to join our Authorizations team, based in the family-oriented and very affordable community of Port McNeill , situated on the northern tip of Vancouver Island. Our District office is home to a team of dedicated forest professionals tasked with managing the diverse forest and natural resource values over a geographically large area that also includes much of the world-renowned Great Bear Rainforest.
The Licensed Authorizations Officer - Woodlot Forester position provides for personal and career growth through the assignment of diverse and interesting work, in both the office and field environments. This position provides professional advisory services to a number of program areas in the natural resource sector and administers the District Woodlot program. Applying professional expertise in forestry and natural resource management, this role provides the Ministry with advice and guidance on a variety of multidisciplinary issues.
The Authorizations team is looking for an individual that enjoys working in a team environment, with a proven track-record of innovation and initiative, quality client service and unique problem solving abilities. The ideal candidate will be a naturally inquisitive, service and safety-oriented individual. A career with the Ministry of Forests offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake a variety of challenging and rewarding roles, while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why work for the Ministry of Forests .Job Requirements:
- Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to immediately transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to FPBC within six (6) months of employment. Under-implementation of the position at an LSO 1A level may be considered, provided the candidate is registered with FPBC and is actively articling/in-training by the time of the offer of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.
- Degree in a natural resource management related field, or equivalent, as recognized by Forest Professionals BC.
- Recent, related experience (within the last three (3) years) working in natural resource management.
- Recent (within the last three (3) years) experience engaging with First Nations and/or stakeholders.
- Valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence or equivalent.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Kevin.Mintz@gov.bc.ca
.About this Position:
This is a permanent, full time position located in Port McNeill.
This location receives a bi-weekly isolation allowance (add to pay).
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
The North Island - Central Coast Natural Resource District has been continually recognized as a Top 10 Work Unit in the BC Public Service and is home to a team of dedicated public servants tasked with managing diverse forest and natural resource values. Spanning a large geographic area over northern Vancouver Island, the mainland central coast and the many islands in between, the District includes a number of resource-dependent communities and much of the Great Bear Rainforest. This position is located in Port McNeill , an affordable and family-oriented community located on the northern tip of Vancouver Island and gateway to a wealth of awesome recreational activities .
Check out the other opportunities we are currently recruiting for in our District: Requisition 107343 .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 IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca
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. On top of the base salary, regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to an allowance to cover professional fees, a 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), and start off with 4 weeks of annual paid vacation. 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.Professional Designation: YES
- Please include your registration number in your application. You must be registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to FPBC within six (6) months of employment. Under-implementation of the position at an LSO 1A level may be considered, provided the candidate is registered with FPBC and is actively articling/in-training by the time of the offer of employment. 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. 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.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
- You will need to complete a standard questionnaire (current employment status, eligibility to apply, etc.).
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
Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical, Trades and Operational