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BC Public Service

LSO OTHR 3 - Licensed Provincial Authorization Specialist

Posted 5 days ago

Job Details



dollar sign77,718 to 99,452 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
LSO OTHR 3 - Licensed Provincial Authorization Specialist

Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Other 3


Work Options

Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Chilliwack, BC V4Z 1A7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

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

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Water,Land,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division
Permitting Solutions / Permitting Transformation

Job Summary

Lead natural resource initiatives in this important role

Context: The Permitting Transformation Division is focused on developing agile approaches to ongoing permitting and Statutory Decision Making challenges across areas of process, legislation, policy and systems. The Permitting Solutions Branchwithin the Permitting Transformation Division drives new approaches to integrating the Natural Resource Sector through changes to provincial legislation, policy, tools, and systems to support and transform decision making, processes, and authorizations across the province.

The Role: Working at a provincial level, the position is responsible for designing and carrying out applied strategies and leading projects for the integration and transformation of authorization legislation, policies and processes across the Natural Resource Sector. The Provincial Authorization Specialist provides senior advisory services, including providing direction to others, with respect to governance and administration of natural resource authorizations and supports critical priority government projects , including Housing, Connectivity and Electrification.

Job Requirements:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in a natural resource management related field (e.g., Forestry, Geography, or Natural Resource Management) or an equivalent combination of education/training plus, 3 or more years' experience working in a natural resource discipline.
  • Must be registered or immediately* eligible for registration as a fully licensed registered professional with one of the following associations: Association of BC Forest Professionals, BC Institute of Agrologists, or Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. *Immediately means you are currently a fully licensed registered professional member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the ABCFP ,the BCIA or the APEGBC ).
  • Experience in negotiating/mediating solutions in natural resource management.
  • Experience managing multiple projects, or leading a component of a project, using project management standards, principles and tools
  • Experience establishing, building and maintaining collaborative working relationships to facilitate solutions in process improvements in natural resource management.

Preference may be given to applicants with 1 or more of the following:
  • 3 or more years of experience in leading or managing multiple projects.
  • 3 or more years of experience in working in collaborative environments with Indigenous nations and interested partiesto advance natural resource developments in British Columbia.
  • 3 or more years of experience in the electrification field which could include project management, regulation or permitting of clean energy developments.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:

There are two (2) permanent positions available.

This position can be based in any Natural Resource Sector office. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 5 days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.

An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.

This position is also posted as a STO 27R under REQ 113518

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 R27 position in requisition 113518.

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, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

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
Scientific and Technical

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Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

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