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BC Public Service

LSO (OTHR) 3 - Senior Licensed Authorizations Officer - Amended

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

Posting Title
LSO (OTHR) 3 - Senior Licensed Authorizations Officer - Amended

Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Other 3

Union
PEA

Work Options
Hybrid

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

Salary Range
As of April 7th, 2024 salary range will be $77,718.46 - $99,452.15 annually.

Close Date
6/21/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Water,Land,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division
Authorizations / Permitting Transformation Division

Job Summary

An opportunity to promote change and foster development

As part of the Permitting Transformation division, the Permitting Solutions division is developing new approaches to provincial policy, tools and systems to streamline decision-making, permitting and authorizations across the Natural Resource Ministries (NRM).

The team is positioned to ensure that modernization is effectively implemented, sustained, and continuously enhanced to meet the evolving needs and interests of Indigenous peoples, clients, and citizens. The program is rooted in the pillars of People, Process, Policy, and Technology to ensure true, sustained, transformation and modernization across permitting within the NRM and MoTI.

Reporting to a Section Head or an excluded manager, the Senior Licenced Authorizations Specialist provides specialist services to the Natural Resource Sector in evaluating resource applications, conducting applied research, and leading or participating in complex projects. This position may supervise professional and technical staff.

Job Requirements:

Education
• Undergraduate Degree or higher in the natural resource sector (forestry, agriculture, hydrology, biology, etc) or a related field and 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: Forest Professionals British Columbia ( FPBC ), Institute of Agrologists ( BCIA ), or Engineers and Geoscientists BC ( EGBC ). Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being registered as a Professional in your specialty area in another province and able to immediately transfer to BC, or eligible for registration within 6 months of appointment.

*Related experience includes all of the following:
• 2 years or more of experience in negotiating and consulting with stakeholders in natural resource management.
• 1 year or more of experience making recommendations to statutory decision-makers.
• 1 year or more of experience (field/office) working in resource management.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
•Experience supervising staff in a union environment.
• Experience working with the Land Act & the Land Title Act
• Experience conducting land valuation

For questions regarding this position, please contact Monica.Larden@gov.bc.ca .

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: 100 Mile House, Alexis Creek, Williams Lake, or Quesnel.
This position has on-site field requirements.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
This position is also posted as a STO-RE R27 in requisition 111108 .
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 IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more .

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 is defined as being registered as a Professional in your specialty area in another province and able to immediately transfer to BC, or eligible for registration within 6 months of appointment. 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 111108 .

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 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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Leadership and Management, Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-08

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