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BC Public Service

LSO OTHR 3 - Land and Resource Specialist - CLOSE DATE EXTENDED

Kamloops, BC
Full Time
7 days ago
68,008 to 85,592 per year
Posting Title

LSO OTHR 3 - Land and Resource Specialist - CLOSE DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Licensed Sc Off Other 3




Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$68,008.54 - $85,592.73 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Land,Water,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division

LUPPE/South Area/TO Region

Job Summary

AMENDMENT (Friday November 18): This posting has been extended and will now close on Monday December 5, 2022, at 11:00 PM Pacific Time.

Land and Resource Specialist
Licensed Science Officer Other 3

Currently there is 1 permanent opportunity available.
This position is also posted as a STO-RE 27R in requisition 93172 .
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.

The locations listed are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity. This position may be performed in other approved locations within the Province of BC. For specific information about a location, applicants must contact the Hiring Manager to confirm if working from that location could be considered.

On November 1, 2021, the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

A dynamic career opportunity to showcase yourproject management and leadership excellence

Land use planning is one of a suite of approaches that the ministry can use to sustain important ecosystems and processes, resolve resource use issues, and enhance certainty for environmental and economic goals. It is underpinned by socio-economic analyses, as well as assessment and monitoring of the condition of natural resource values. It offers an opportunity to advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and can provide direction for forestry, energy development, ecosystem protection, recreation activities and other resource use decisions.

The primary focus of this position is to developcreative management solutions to strategicresource managementissues. This position bridges environmental, social, and economic disciplines of natural resource management to advancepolicy, ministry priorities and strategies, and operational delivery of stewardship outcomes. The Land and Resource Specialist will lead diverse project team of multidisciplinary specialists across multiple agencies and is responsible for the management, coordination, and delivery of strategic initiatives from initiation through to conclusion. This position deals withcomplex natural resource issues involving multiple stakeholders and First Nations.

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.

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact .DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE:Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet theeducation, experience and professional designation requirementas outlined below:

• A Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in a natural resource management related field plus 5 or more years of related experience*, OR
• An equivalent combination of education and/or training, plus 7 or more years of related experience* working in a natural resource discipline may be considered.
• Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a fully licensed professional with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (i.e., Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists). 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.

*Related experience must include:
• Minimum 3 years of experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project or regional initiative.
• Demonstrated experience in managing multi-disciplinary projects in which innovative solutions were implemented to solve a unique or complex natural resource management problem.
• Demonstrated experience in a multiple partners environment understanding perspectives, conflicts and facilitating/developing solutions.
• Demonstrated expertise in distilling and communicating complex natural resource information to laypersons.
• Demonstrated experience related to First Nations consultation, collaboration and relationship building.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
• Experience managing technical and/or professional staff in natural resource management in a direct, matrix or project management environment.
• Experience and/or training in planning, particularly land use planning for natural resources.
• Experience and/or training in Agile Project Management.
• Experience in statutory decision-making or decision support.
• Experience in developing and/or applying risk-management frameworks in decision-making.
• Recent training and/or current experience in the use of GIS applications to communicate complex geospatial information.

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 in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC)will berequired.


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 Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP); OR a Professional Agrologist with the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (BCIA). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to obtain registration in BC from a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the appropriate BC association ( ABCFP , 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 Scientific Technical Officer STO-RE 27R opportunity via Requisition 93172 .

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 (STANDARD): YES- You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category

Scientific and Technical