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BC Public Service

STO 21R - Senior Engineering Technician _ Amended

Posted 3 days ago

Job Details




dollar sign69,760 to 79,322 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
STO 21R - Senior Engineering Technician _ Amended

Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R21


Work Options

Clearwater, BC V0E1N0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$69,760.70 - $79,322.69 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
South Area

Job Summary

Apply your expertise and passion for innovation to this rewarding career opportunity

The position is focused on implementing engineering projects, which includes contract management, bridge, survey, resource roads, and road design to support the achievement of project and program objectives.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests .

Job Requirements:
  • Diploma, or higher, in civil engineering or a related field (i.e. chemical, metallurgical, forest engineering, survey geomatics, geoscience), or natural resource field (i.e. forestry).
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Forest Technologist or equivalent with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals (ABCFP). Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the ABCFP. Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.

Preference may be given to those with one or more of the following:
  • Experience managing relationships with stakeholders and/or First Nations' communities.
  • Experience in project and/or contract management.
  • Experience in wildfire suppression and fireguard construction.
  • Experience in post-wildfire recovery and/or rehabilitation work.
  • Experience with GIS systems and mapping tools (i.e. Esri Arc).

  • Must possess and maintain a valid BC Driver's Class 5 Licence or equivalent.
  • May be required to operate a variety of field equipment.
  • Must be willing and able to withstand the rigors of field work.
  • Must be willing and able to work in all/adverse weather conditions.
  • Must be willing and able to travel to meet job requirements.
  • Must comply with the safety standards of the Ministry and WorkSafe BC.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:

Amendment May 1, 2024: Posting closing date extended to June 4, 2024.

This is a temporary opportunity until 03/31/2026.

A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment.

Flexible work options are available, this position may be able to work up to 2 days at home per week subject to an approved Telework Agreement.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary opportunities.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

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.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list 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 Forest Professionals BC (FPBC); OR, a Professional Agrologist with the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists (BCIA); OR, a Professional Engineer/Geoscientist with Engineers and Geoscientists 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 ( CAB , FPBC , BCIA , EGBC ). 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, 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

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-22

Current Openings

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