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BC Public Service

LSO OTHR 3 - Senior Project Manager

Full Time
6 hours ago
75,454 to 96,020 per year
Posting Title
LSO OTHR 3 - Senior Project Manager

Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Other 3


Work Options

100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0 CA
Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Castlegar, BC V1N 4P5 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Quesnel, BC V2J 6W6 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA
Vernon, BC V1T 9V2 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$75,454.69 - $96,020.36 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Water,Land,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division

Job Summary

Bring your project management expertise to this unique opportunity

The Provincial Caribou Recovery Program (Program) sits within the Land Use Policy, Planning and Ecosystems Division (LUPPE) within the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship (WLRS) and provides provincial coordination, strategic direction, funding, and general oversight with the aim to recover caribou in B.C. The Program also works with other ministries, Nations, governments, and interested parties to develop, implement, and monitor management actions and provincial strategies to ensure we are meeting or exceeding provincial and federal population and habitat objectives.

The position manages the development, implementation, and evaluation of major projects. Projects are taken from original concept through to final completion in accordance with project management standards. At the same time, this position will forge strong relationships and work with other ministries, First Nations, and industry to support the development, approval, and implementation of strategic project plans within the Program. This position is a member of the Program's Planning Initiatives Team and will manage the implementation and evaluation of recovery planning projects across large geographic areas. This specific term position will manage multiple sub-components of a major habitat initiative across four Natural Resource Regions. The ideal candidate will use their experience and skills to connect project management procedures with habitat stewardship for the benefit of caribou. This position plays a key role in implementing actions that allow the Province to meet commitments under the Bi-lateral Canada-BC Conservation Agreement for the Conservation of Southern Mountain Caribou in British Columbia.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship .

Job Requirements:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in a resource management related field (e.g., Forestry, Geography, or Natural Resource Management) PLUS, 3 or more years' relation experience*; OR
  • A Masters' Degree in a resource management related field PLUS, 2 or more years' related experience* OR
  • An equivalent combination of related education and related experience* may also be considered.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible (within 6 months) for registration, as a fully licensed professional with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area(i.e. Forest Professionals BC, Institute of Agrologists or Engineers and Geoscientists BC).

*Related experience must include:
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project or regional initiative.
  • Experience managing project teams.
  • Experience managing relationships with First Nations.
  • Experience managing relationships with senior level representatives from interested parties.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Eligible for (within 6 months of employment) or possessing a Registered Professional Planner designation and/ or Project Management Professional Certificate.
  • Experience leading engagement and consultation, including strategic planning for capacity considerations.
  • Experience in conflict and dispute resolution principles and practices.

Willingness Statements
  • Must possess and maintain a valid BC Class 5 Driver's License or equivalent.
  • Must be willing to fly in planes and helicopters.
  • Must be willing to travel throughout the province as needed.
  • You are willing to travel for work, including some possible travel in adverse weather conditions (i.e. winter in northern B.C.) and in some arrangements specific to the job (e.g. helicopter use, driving on natural resource roads).
  • You are interested in working in a matrix management environment, where you may report to different people at similar or different times as work evolves.
  • You are interested and able to work in an environment where you strive for balancing different priorities in your work, that may sometimes appear or be in conflict.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:
Remote work is allowed, this position can work up to full time from their home in British Columbia subject to an approved telework agreement. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
This is a temporary opportunity untilMarch 31, 2025 and may be extended or become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
This position is also posted as a STO under REQ 107609 .
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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.

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.

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 Registered Professional Forester with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC); OR, a Professional Agrologist with the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (BCIA); OR as a Professional Engineer/Geoscientist with the Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia (EGBC). 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 ( FPBC , BCIA , EGBC ). Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made. Optional -- only if applicable: If you do not meet this requirement, apply to the Scientific Technical Officer 27R opportunity via Requisition 107609 .

Cover Letter: NO- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - Aresume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

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 , 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