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BC Public Service

STO 27R - Integrated Investment Specialist

Full Time
6 days ago
75,552 to 86,175 per year
Posting Title

STO 27R - Integrated Investment Specialist

Position Classification

Scientific/Technical Off R27




Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$75,552.53 - $86,175.83 annually plus $49.75 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


Job Summary


This position is also posted as a LSO 3Requisition 95608

An eligibility list may be established for future temporary or permanent vacancies.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

Bring your commitment to excellence in resource management practices

The Ministry of Forests 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 position 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 involvingFirst Nations partners, multiple internal and external stakeholders such as licensees, local governments, and various funding programs (i.e. the Forest Enhancement Society of BC) and FLNRO business areas such as Climate, BC Timber Sales, Resource Stewardship and First Nations Relations.

A career with the Ministry of Forests offers an exceptional opportunity to undertake a variety of challenging and rewarding roles, while supporting a healthy work/life balance. Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why work for the Ministry of Forests .

Fort St. John , north of the Peace River Valley, has all the big city amenities that you need in a small friendly town. Fort St. John has a full service hospital, nine public schools, two post-secondary schools, an airport as well endless recreation and cultural opportunities for everyone. Fort St. John is home to a variety of restaurants, accommodations, cultural and recreational centres. Visit the website Living & Working in Northern B.C . to learn more.

Fort Nelson is a dynamic and active community located at Mile 300 of the world-famous Alaska Highway. Located in beautiful northeastern BC, Fort Nelson offers endless outdoor recreation opportunities. Spend time strolling on our paved community trail, ski or walk on groomed trails through the demonstration forest or adventure out on several back-country trails. Explore various stops along the Alaska Highway that are rich in scenery and in history, visit Liard Hot Springs Provincial Park, view wildlife and fish and camp in numerous parks within the region. Fort Nelson is home to an impressive, new recreation centre that includes an aquatic centre, indoor walking track, rock climbing wall, racquetball/squash courts, curling rink and two ice surfaces. The Phoenix Theatre, the Fort Nelson Historical Museum and the Fort Nelson Public Library are a few of the amenities that contribute to the culture of the community. Challenge yourself to a 9-hole round of golf at scenic Poplar Hills Golf Course or enjoy the day at Art Fraser Park (tennis courts, basketball court, volleyball court, baseball diamonds, picnic area and spray park). Fort Nelson is surrounded by an abundance of natural resources including unconventional gas reserves and extensive, healthy and diverse forests. With an exceptional public school system, affordable housing, a community hospital and a variety of services and amenities, Fort Nelson welcomes you.

Dawson Creek is a historical and beautiful town that has grown from agriculture, forestry, oil and gas and wind power industries. This community is located within the Peace Region which is home to some to a robust forest industry as well as agriculture operations. Dawson Creek provides opportunity for a variety of indoor and outdoor recreation, including fishing, camping, hiking, downhill and cross country skiing, golf, swimming, equestrian events, soccer, hockey and curling. Dawson Creek has medical and education facilities to support the individual or growing families. For more information please see the "About these great Northern Communities" document attached in the additional information section at the bottom of the page or visit the website Living & Working in Northern B.C . to learn more.

Check out this video to learn more about working in Northern British Columbia.

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact .DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE:Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education, experience and professional designation requirementas outlined below:

  • 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 five (5) or more years' experience working in a natural resource discipline.
  • 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 partners.
  • 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 one (1) or more of the following:
  • Forestry experience in one (1) 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 and Willingness Statements:
  • 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

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 in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC)will berequired.


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 (COMPREHENSIVE): YES- As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT:Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please 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 your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category

Scientific and Technical