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BC Public Service

STO 27R - Sr. Advisor, Indigenous Relations_ Amended

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dollar sign83,071 to 94,752 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
STO 27R - Sr. Advisor, Indigenous Relations_ Amended

Position Classification
Scientific/Technical Off R27


Work Options

Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)

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

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Min of Trans & Infrastructure

Ministry Branch / Division
SIR / Indigenous Relations

Job Summary

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity

The Senior Advisor manages Indigenous consultation activities for highway projects, which have high economic value, high risk for legal challenges, or high political impacts. Highway projects are on Crown Land and require a determination of the impacts to Indigenous communities through potentially claimed or proven Indigenous interests. This position carries out consultations and negotiations to address and/or mitigate Indigenous concerns while minimizing any negative impacts on projects.

This position also manages reconciliation of highway right of way through reserve lands, which includes the delivery of reserve acquisition for highway projects and/or resolving outstanding tenure matters. This would involve resource budgeting, contract management, appraisal valuations, surveys and ensuring the Provincial and Federal processes are met during negotiations.

The Senior Advisor provides leadership to processes which endeavor to anticipate and resolve a broad range of concerns.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent education, with a minimum of 1 year of *related experience, OR
  • Diploma or equivalent education, with minimum of 3 years of *related experience, OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and *related experience may be considered.

*Related experience must include the following:
  • Experience in negotiating agreements and settlements with Indigenous Communities.
  • Experience in leading consultation process with Indigenous communities.
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with Indigenous communities.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and\or portions of major projects.
  • Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, historical highway right of way, resource management, and social or economic development issues.

Preference may be given to applicants with one or both of the following:
  • Operational Experience with highway infrastructure.
  • Experience with property acquisition, contract services, and tenure related negotiations.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:

Amendment June 4, 2024: posting closing date extended to June 13, 2024.

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.
Kamloops is surrounded by over one hundred lakes as well as the North and South Thompson rivers. Water-based activities are very popular, such as fishing, kayaking, canoeing, rafting, tubing, skiing, snowmobiling, and ice-fishing. Kamloops has a very strong First Nations culture.
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.

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

Additional Information

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-08

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