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BC Public Service

STO 27R - Integrated Investment Specialist

Full Time
2 days ago
80,652 to 91,992 per year
Posting Title
STO 27R - Integrated Investment Specialist

Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R27


Work Options
Remote, Hybrid

Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Hope, BC V0X 1L0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$80,652.20 - $91,992.70 annually, plus $53.13 bi-weekly Isolation allowance for Fort Nelson.

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
Northeast Region/Fort Nelson District

Job Summary

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

The Ministry of Forests (FOR) has undertaken a new government initiative to provincially manage a coordinated delivery approach to forest carbon, improving timber supply, rehabilitating forests, lands and habitat, managing fuel and providing community benefits in conjunction with programs such as the Forest Carbon Initiative (FCI), Community Resiliency Investment (CRI), Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF), Forests for Tomorrow (FFT), the Forest Enhancement Society of BC (FES), Columbia Basin Trust (CBT), Rural Dividend (RD) and others designed to improve resource management.

The primary focus of the Regional Integrated Investment Specialist is to developcreative management solutions to strategicresource managementissues. The position bridges environmental, social and economic disciplines of natural resource management to advancepolicy, ministry priorities and strategies, and operational delivery of stewardship outcomes. The Integrated Investment Specialist will lead a program team of multidisciplinary specialists across multiple agencies and the Specialist will lead the management, coordination and delivery of strategic initiatives with support from the program team. The position deals withcomplex natural resource issues involving multiple internal and external stakeholders such as licensees, local governments, First Nations and various funding programs (i.e. the Forest Enhancement Society of BC) and FOR business areas such as Climate, BC Timber Sales, Resource Stewardship and First Nations Relations. This position will coordinate, report and identify opportunities on the land base, ensuring that the opportunities are linked to government priorities; align and prioritize current and future stewardship projects to inform funding decisions (e.g., FCI, FES, FFT) to enable activities on the ground (reforestation, residual fibre utilization, ecosystem recovery etc.).

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

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • A Technical Diploma in a natural resource management related field (e.g., Forestry, Geography, or Natural Resource Management) OR
  • An equivalent combination of education/training, plus 5 or more years' experience working in a natural resource discipline.
  • Registered, or eligible for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area. (e.g., Association of Forest Professionals, Institute of Agrologists,)

NOTE: *immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable Canadian jurisdiction. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the applicable professional association (ABCFP, BCIA) Confirmation of registration / eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.
  • Minimum 3 years experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project or regional initiative, including managing contracts.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in consulting, negotiating and resolving conflicts with stakeholders in natural resource management.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in public and/or First Nations engagement and collaboration related to natural resource management.
  • Experience managing relationships with senior level managers and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in managing project teams.
  • Experience interpreting and applying natural resource management, legislation and policy.
  • Experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management.
  • Training in project management or an equivalent combination of recent and relevant training and experience.

Preference may be given to candidates with one (1) or more of the following:
  • Forestry experience in one or more forestry activities such as forest tenure, silviculture, harvest operations, planning integrated resource management or forestry contract administration;
  • Experience in supervising, leading, coaching and mentoring staff.

Provisos /Willingness statement
  • Valid Class 5 BC driver's licence.
  • Must be physically able to carry equipment and supplies in difficult terrain.
  • May be required to operate field equipment (i.e., quad, snowmobile).
  • Willingness to conduct field work which may include travel to remote areas by vehicle, boat, air or foot, overnight or extended stay in rough camp conditions and outdoor work in all weather conditions.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:

There is 1 (one) permanent position available.This position can be based out of any of the location(s) listed above.The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 5 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

This position is also posted as a LSO under REQ 110050 .

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and 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.

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 - 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 - You will need to complete a standard questionnaire (current employment status, eligibility to apply, etc.).

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