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BC Public Service

LSO OTHR 2 - Licensed Authorization Officer - Amended Closing date to July 22nd, 2024

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Salary

dollar sign69,969 to 89,774 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
LSO OTHR 2 - Licensed Authorization Officer - Amended Closing date to July 22nd, 2024

Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Other 2

Union
PEA

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Castlegar, BC V1N 4P5 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Invermere, BC V0A 1K0 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Revelstoke, BC V0E 3K0 CA

Salary Range
$69,969.42 - $89,774.32 annually

Close Date
7/22/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Water,Land,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division
Crown Land Authorizations Branch (Kootenay Boundary region) / Permitting Transformation Division

Job Summary

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity!

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

As the Authorizations Specialist, you will work in a variety of settings and provide professional advice and may make decisions regarding the allocation of resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector.

If you enjoy researching, analyzing, and evaluating information to support decisions on allocating natural resources in a way that ensures its best use and minimizing its effect on other values, this may be the right job for you. It will allow you to utilize knowledge of resource management and exercise superior report writing skills while also conducting field monitoring to support natural resource recommendations that incorporate cumulative effects. Effective communication skills are necessary when liaising with other agencies, leading conflict resolution, and resolving disputes and negotiating with diverse stakeholders over the use of Crown land and other natural resources. If you are a motivated individual with the expertise and initiative to take on this important role, we look forward to your application.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship .

Job Requirements:
Education and Experience
  • Must be registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (e.g. Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia)). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the BC association within six (6) months of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.
  • Masters Degree in natural resource management, agrology, forestry, or a related discipline and at least one (1) year of recent, related experience; OR,
  • Bachelor's Degree in natural resource management, agrology, forestry or a related discipline and at least three (3) years of recent, related experience.


Related experience must include the following:
  • Experience working in natural resource management.
  • Experience in consulting, negotiating, and resolving conflicts with stakeholders and/or partners in natural resource management.


Preference (optional) may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management (E.g. Land Act, Ministry of Lands Parks and Housing Act, Land Title Act).
  • Experience implementing legislation and/or policy in a natural resource sector.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Experience in contract management.


For questions regarding this position, please contact Courtney.Gardener @gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
Amendment (July 12, 2024) -Amended Closing date to July 22nd, 2024.

Currently, there are two 2 permanent opportunities available in the Kootenay Boundary Region (Nelson, Cranbrook, Revelstoke, Castlegar, Invermere).
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work from home two (2) days a week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is also posted as a STO under REQ 114092.

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.

Working for BC Public Service offers a competitive salary, diverse work environment, a healthy work/life balance, and excellent benefits. In addition to the base salary for Professional Employee Association members, there is an allowance to cover professional fees, strong dental and medical plans and much more . Salary listed does not include the additional 7% Overtime Shift Standby (OSS) provision that can be taken astaken as time off or salary on an annual basis which is on top offour (4)weeks annual leave.

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, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (e.g. Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia)). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the BC association within six (6) months of employment. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the appropriate BC association ( FPBC , BCIA , EGBC ). Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made. If you do not meet this requirement, apply to the STO R24 position in requisition 114092.

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, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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. The questionnaire will take approximately 30 minutes to complete.

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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Scientific and Technical

About BC Public Service

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Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

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