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BC Public Service

LSO OTHR 3 - Engineering Officer

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Category

Salary

dollar sign77,718 to 99,452 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
LSO OTHR 3 - Engineering Officer

Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Other 3

Union
PEA

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Quesnel, BC V2J 6W6 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$77,718.46 - $99,452.15 annually

Close Date
7/22/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
BCTS

Job Summary

Bring your operational expertise to this unique opportunity

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is a unique program of the Ministry of Forests (MOF). Working collaboratively with regional and district operations, BCTS plans, develops, and auctions a substantial portion of the province's annual available timber volume. BCTS operates as a for profit entity within a government organization. Its goal is to provide credible representative price and cost benchmark data for the Market Pricing System through auctions of timber harvested from British Columbia's public land. BCTS operations are guided by three overarching principles, forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and sustainable forest management.

A career path in BC Timber Sales offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems, and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Existing and future BCTS employees have the opportunity to impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways.

To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website .

The Engineering Officer is focused on planning and managing the engineering program within a Business Area (BA), which includes bridge and major structures, survey, resource roads, and road design. The position also manages budgets, contracts, stakeholder consultation, certification, and public safety. This position is accountable for reviewing and approving engineering activities and ensuring these are in compliance with engineering, environment and legislative standards and requirements, as well as representing the BA during audits of engineering activities.

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

Job Requirements:
  • A degree or diploma in forest engineering, forest management, engineering or equivalent related field and three (3) years of experience in road, bridge and major structures design, construction and maintenance;OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience such as five (5) years of experience in road, bridge and major structures design, construction and maintenance.
  • Applicants must be registered or eligible for registration with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a:
    • Registered Professional Forester;OR
    • Another applicable professional (i.e., P.Eng.) eligible to hold a special practice permit with FPBC.
  • Experience in contract and/or project management.
  • Experience in managing complex road and/or bridge construction projects.
  • Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:
  • Experience supervising staff.
  • Budget management or financial administration experience.

Provisos:
  • Must be willing and able to withstand the rigors of fieldwork.
  • Must be willing to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Must be willing and able to travel to meet job requirements.
  • Must be willing and able to travel in fixed and or rotary winged aircraft and or watercraft.

For questions regarding these positions, please contact gregory.spence@gov.bc.ca

About this Position:

This position can be located in Williams Lake or Quesnel.
Flexible work options are available; these positions may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and temporary vacancies within the BC Timber Sales Cariboo Chilcotin Business Area (Williams Lake, Quesnel)
These positions are also posted as a STO 27 under requisition 113571

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.

The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits , including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. Regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), have a 35 hour work week, and 4 weeks' annual paid leave entitlement. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You .

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 Forester with the Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC).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 FPBC . 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 Scientific Technical Officer 27 opportunity via requisition 11357 1

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 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 60 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 Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Scientific and Technical

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

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