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BC Public Service

LSO OTHR 4 - Licensed Section Head

Quesnel, BC
Full Time
5 days ago
80,823 to 102,726 per year
Posting Title
LSO OTHR 4 - Licensed Section Head

Position Classification
Licensed Sc Off Other 4


Work Options

Quesnel, BC V2J 6W6 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$80,823.09 - $102,726.88 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
Quesnel Natural Resource District

Job Summary

Bring your strong leadership skills to this dynamic team environment

The Ministry of Forests delivers holistic resource management services for British Columbians and manages specified Crown land and resources in a manner that embraces the economic, environmental and social goals of government. These results are all essential to improving the global competitiveness of BC industry and our ability to attract private investment and to stimulate economic growth and job creation across the province.

This Licensed Section Head role is accountable for the supervision of staff at the professional or specialist level. This position manages staff and financial resources; ensures achievement of, and evaluates the outcomes of, program goals; and, applies legislation, policies and professional standards. The Licensed Section Head leads projects and strategic initiatives to address large-scale and controversial issues within the Quesnel Natural Resource District.

Highly organized and detail oriented, you are a natural problem solver and an analytical thinker. If you can work independently while successfully establishing and maintaining links to staff and outside agencies and are ready for an exciting new challenge, we encourage your application.

A career with the Ministry of Forests offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake a variety of challenging and rewarding roles, while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why work for the Ministry of Forests .

Job Requirements:
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (e.g. Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia). 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.
  • Degree in the natural resource field or equivalent as recognized by the relevant association.
  • Experience in negotiating and mediating solutions with stakeholders and partners in natural resource management.
  • Comprehensive experience in regulatory management in the applicable natural resource field.
  • Experience managing technical and/or professional staff in resource management or infrastructure development.
  • Experience supervising, leading, coaching and mentoring staff.
  • Experience with public consultation processes dealing with natural resource management.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence or equivalent.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position is based in Quesnel, BC.
This position has full time on-site requirements.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

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 who 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.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. On top of the base salary, regular, full time Professional Employee Association members are also entitled to an allowance to cover professional fees, a 7% allowance in Lieu of Overtime Shiftwork and Standby (taken as time or money), and start off with 4 weeks of annual paid vacation. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

A vibrant community in the Cariboo Region - the heart of BC's central interior - Quesnel has a rich past connected to the Cariboo gold rush, and is also known for its agricultural beauty. Home to many farms and ranches, Quesnel hosts regular events such as The Quesnel Old Time Farmers' Market as well as festivals and other events, such as Billy Barker Days.

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 Professional Forester with the Association of BC Forest Professionals; OR, a Professional Agrologist with the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists; OR, a Professional Engineer/Geoscientist with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia. Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction within six (6) months of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.

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 - 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 Time on the closing date of the competition.

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