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BC Public Service

STO 27R - Engineering Program Specialist _ Amended

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dollar sign83,071 to 94,752 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
STO 27R - Engineering Program Specialist _ Amended

Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R27


Work Options

Fort St James, BC V0J 1P0 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Vanderhoof, BC V0J 3A0 CA

Salary Range
$83,071.72 - $94,752.42 annually, $44.49 bi-weekly isolation allowance for Fort St. James.

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
Engineering/Integrated Resource Operations Division

Job Summary

Bring your commitment to excellence in resource management practices

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for the stewardship of provincial Crown land and ensures the sustainable management of forest, wildlife, water and other land-based resources. The Ministry works with Indigenous and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their economies.

This position reports to an LSO 5 DPE, Engineering Group Lead. The position is focused on supporting the planning and implementation of capital projects throughout the North Area. In addition, the position is to provide sound technical expertise, advice and guidance to support District, BC Timber Sales and Branch Engineering staff on all aspects of managing the Ministry resource roads and bridge infrastructure across the Province. Work is performed across large geographic areas and may vary depending on the priorities and unique situations within the North Area.

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

Job Requirements:
  • Technical diploma in Natural Resource Management or a in related field (i.e. forestry, forest engineering, survey geomatics, geoscience, construction) OR
  • Bachelor's degree in, Forestry Operations or Civil Engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum of two (2) years' of experience in road, bridge and major structures design or construction or maintenance; gained within the last ten (10) years. OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Registered, or eligible for immediate registration, with the Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) as a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) or equivalent. Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction.
  • Experience in Natural Resource Management, Resource Road Engineering, Natural Resource Operations and access management.
  • Experience in contract and/or project supervision.

• Valid B.C. driver's licence.
• May be required to operate a variety of equipment.
• Conduct field work which may include travel and outdoor work in all weather conditions and flying in remote locations.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:

Amendment June 10, 2024: posting closing date extended to July 31, 2024.

This position has full time on-site requirements.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent opportunities.
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 Registered Professional Biologist (RP Bio) in B.C. with the College of Applied Biology; OR 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 2024-08-17

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