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BC Public Service

LSO OTHR 3 - Senior Advisor, First Nations Relations - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Location
Clearwater, BC
Details
Full Time
4 days ago
Salary
68,008 to 85,592 per year
Posting Title

LSO OTHR 3 - Senior Advisor, First Nations Relations - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Licensed Sc Off Other 3

Union

PEA

Location

Clearwater, BC V0E1N0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Vernon, BC V1T 9V2 CA

Salary Range

$68,008.54 - $85,592.73 annually

Close Date

2/9/2023

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Thompson Okanagan Region

Job Summary

This position is also posted as a STO-RE 27R Requisition 95455

Amendment January 12, 2023: Posting closing date extended to February 9, 2023.

An eligibility list may be established.
This position can be based in any of the locations listed above subject to operational requirements and space availability.

Bring your leadership skills and expertise in First Nation Relations to this rewarding role

The Ministry of Forests aims to deliver policy and programs to provide economic, cultural, environmental, and social benefit for all British Columbians. Our work supports a sustainable economy in all parts of the province and provides a foundation for true and lasting reconciliation with Indigenous people.

The Role: To examine controversial issues and proposals which have high economic value, high risk for legal challenges, or high political impacts. Issues and proposals are with regard to the use of natural resources on Crown Land and require a determination of the impact on First Nations' identified or potential claimed or proven aboriginal interests. This position carries out consultations and negotiations to address First Nations' concerns while minimizing any negative impacts on provincial revenues.

The Senior First Nations Relations Advisor provides leadership to processes which endeavor to anticipate and resolve a broad range of concerns and maximize resource development and provincial revenues. Projects are considered to be high risk to Crown revenue and have a high impact on economic development in the region. The position is a recommending authority to Ministry Executive on whether these projects should proceed.

Job Requirements:
  • A Bachelor's degree or higher in the resource management field, plus 1 year of related experience.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, 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).


Related experience must include:
  • 1 year ormore experience leading consultations and/or negotiations with First Nations.
  • Experience in developing and implementing creative solutions to complex problems.
  • Experience leading or supporting consultation, negotiations, developing and/or supporting agreements, preferably with First Nations.
  • Experience in managing multiple projects and assignments.


Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Experience supervising staff
  • 2 or more years' experience leading consultations and/or negotiations with First Nations.


For questions regarding this position, please contact sonya.campbell@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:

If you are an experienced professional with the leadership and negotiation skills needed to ensure the interests of British Columbia and First Nations are represented, consider this rewarding career opportunity.

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 can help Indigenous applicants (First Nations [status or non-status],Métis or Inuit) interested in BC Public Service job positions.

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 anddevelopment. 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 paidleave 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 list above.


Professional Designation: YES. Please include your registration number as a fully licenced professional with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (i.e. Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, Engineers and Geoscientists BC, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia) within your application If you are not yet registered please explain how you are immediately eligible (i.e. currently a fully licensed member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to BC). *** If you do not meet this qualification please apply to the Scientific Technical Officer opportunity through Requisition 95455

Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

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 be required to answer a standard 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 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.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 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 .

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

Additional Information
Category
Government