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BC Public Service

STO 27R - Engineering Program Specialist - Closing date extended

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Job Details




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Job Description

Posting Title
STO 27R - Engineering Program Specialist - Closing date extended

Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R27


Work Options

Squamish, BC V8B 0H3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$83,071.72 - $94,752.42 annually

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

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

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 Lead or to a LSO 4 DPE, Senior Area Engineer. The position is focused on supporting the planning and implementation of capital and maintenance projects managed by the engineering program in Sea to Sky Resource District and possibly throughout the Coast 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 Coast Area.

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

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Forestry Operations or Civil Engineering or equivalent; ORTechnical diploma in Natural Resource Management or a in related field (i.e. forestry, forest engineering, survey geomatics, geoscience, construction).
  • 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.
  • 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. Preference may be given to those with five (5) or more years of this experience.
  • Experience in Natural Resource Management, Resource Road Engineering, Natural Resource Operations and access management.

Preference may be given to applicants who have:
  • Experience with RoadEng, Civil3d and/or ArcGIS software programs.
  • Experience with Public and First Nation engagement and consultation.
  • Experience in contract and/or project supervision.

  • Valid B.C. driver's licence.
  • May be required to operate a variety of equipment.
  • Will be required to 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 13th: Closing date extended until July 10, 2024
This position is located in Squamish.
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 vacancies.
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.

This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more .

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 or Registered Forest Technologist with Forest Professionals BC ( FPBC ); OR a Professional Engineer 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 (FPBC, 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 2024-08-16

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