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BC Public Service

STO 21R - Emergency Management Technician

Full Time
5 days ago
67,728 to 77,012 per year
Posting Title
STO 21R - Emergency Management Technician

Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R21


Work Options

Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$67,728.87 - $77,012.22 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Emerg Mgt, Climate Readiness (EMCR)

Ministry Branch / Division
Regional Operations

Job Summary

Bring your strong leadership and technical skills to this exciting opportunity

The Emergency Management Technician supports the British Columbia emergency management structure including planning, preparedness, response and recovery at the regional level, as well as the integration of key regional stakeholders and maintains critical linkages to local government, provincial and federal staff, First Nations, industry, volunteers and the public.

The Emergency Management Technician assists the Regional Manager with daily operations including search and rescue, road rescue, emergency social services and dangerous goods incidents. As a Provincial Regional Emergency Operations Centre (PREOC) Command Staff member, the position may direct multi-disciplinary teams of staff, provincial ministries, and contractors during planning, preparedness, response and recovery. The position assists by maintaining the operational readiness of a PREOC, including 24/7 staff availability, and participates in Temporary Emergency Assignment Management System (TEAMS) member training and exercising.

Job Requirements:
  • University Degree in a related field (e.g. Business Administration, Emergency Management, Public Administration, Natural Resource Management, etc.) AND minimum two (2) years directly related experience; OR
  • Technical Diploma in a related field (e.g. Business Administration, Emergency Management, Public Administration, Natural Resource Management, etc.) AND minimum four (4) years directly related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered.
  • Related experience must include all of the following:
    • Experience in the development of procedures, standards and guidelines.
    • Experience in leading a team, addressing strategic initiatives and coordinating multi-agency committees or working groups.
    • Experience dealing with natural hazards, risk assessment and emergency response.
    • Experience working with standard computer applications such as Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
    • Financial Administration experience.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience in one (1) or more of the following areas:
    • Experience working and engaging with First Nations communities and/or organizations.
    • Experience in the delivery of operational requirements and delivery of training programs.
    • Experience with emergency software.
    • Experience and training with Incident Command System.
    • BC Emergency Management Systems (BCEMS) training.

Candidates must be able and willing to:
  • Travel occasionally.
  • Work on-call and extended hours during emergency activations and participate in operational deployments throughout the province.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
This position is based in Prince George.
This position has full time on-site requirements.
This is a temporary opportunity until December 31, 2023. This temporary opportunity may be extended or become permanent.
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 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.

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How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

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.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 , 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