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BC Public Service

LSO (OTHR) 2A - Licensed Authorizations Officer - Amended

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

Posting Title
LSO (OTHR) 2A - Licensed Authorizations Officer - Amended

Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Other 2


Work Options

100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0 CA
Alexis Creek, BC V0L 1A0 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Quesnel, BC V2J 6W6 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
As of April 7th, 2024 salary will be $69,969.42 - $89,774.32 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Water,Land,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division
Permitting Transformation

Job Summary

Showcase yourproject management and leadership excellence

Reporting to a section head or excluded manager and working in a variety of settings, the Authorizations Specialist provides senior technical advice and may make decisions regarding the allocation of resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector.

Job Requirements:

Education & Designation
• Undergraduate Degree or higher in natural resource management or related field and 2 years of related experience*, OR
• A Technical Diploma in natural resource management and 3 years of related experience*, OR
• An equivalent combination of education and related experience* may be considered, AND
• Registered, or immediately eligible for registration with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (e.g., Association of Forest Professionals: FPBC , Institute of Agrologists: BCIA , Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists: EGBC ). Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the appropriate BC association within 6 months of employment.

*Related experience includes:
• Experience working in natural resource management.
• Experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management.
• Experience in consulting, negotiating and resolving conflicts with stakeholders in natural resource management.

Preference may be given to those with 1 or more of the following:
• 5 (or more) years' experience working in natural resource management.
• Experience working in land authorizations.
• Experience with land valuation analysis, techniques, and principles to ensure a fair and equitable return to the Crown for the allocation of these and related resources (e.g., land appraisals, timber).
• Experience working with and/or knowledge of real estate law.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:

Amendment (May 28th): Salary updated to reflect current range as of April 7th, 2024

Currently there is 1 permanent opportunity available.
This position can be worked from the following communities:Williams Lake, Quesnel, 100 Mile House, and Alexis Creek
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
This position is also posted as a STO R24 in requisition 110968 .
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 3 days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.

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.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career.Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer .

How to Apply:

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

LSO Professional Designation: YES- Please include your registration number in your application. You must be registered (or immediately eligible for registration) as a Professional Forester with the Forest Professionals BC ( FPBC ), as a Professional Agrologist with the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists ( BCIA )oras a Professional Engineer or Geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia ( EGBC ).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 appropriate BC association. 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 1109 68 .

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 (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, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-16

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