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BC Public Service

STO-RE 15 - Water Information Technician AMENDED

Surrey, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
50,522 to 57,201 per year
Posting Title
STO-RE 15 - Water Information Technician AMENDED

Position Classification
Scientific/Tech Off R15 - Res


Surrey, BC V5V 3K4 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$50,522.19 - $57,201.57 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development

Ministry Branch / Division
Water Authorizations

Job Summary

Water Information Technician
Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 15R

This is a temporary opportunity until March 31, 2021, with possibility of extension.
A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment.
Although this position has onsite office based requirements, it may temporarily be performed virtually due to the current extraordinary circumstances related to COVID-19. This will remain in place until physical distancing advisories are lifted.
Due to present physical distancing requirements related to COVID-19, the recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

Bring your operational expertise to this unique opportunity

AMENDED:The Water Information Technician provides specialised technical support for the water authorizations program. Operating with considerable independence, the Water Information Technician is responsible for research and analyses of records that provide concise and accurate status information for Water Sustainability Act related resource applications. This position maintains accuracy and integrity of a multi-user database and regional maps. The position also creates and produces digital map products to support water resource land/tenure decisions with the appropriate agency tools and performs data management, data capture, editing and updating. This position also reviews applications, prepares reports for water licences, water use approvals, change approvals, amendments, and cancellations, under the Water Sustainability Act."

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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 complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your 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 Standard 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 and experience as outlined below:

  • A Diploma in the resource management field, plus 3 years of related experience*; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and/or experience may also be considered.
  • *Related experience must include all of the following:
    • Experience in the interpretation of legislation and/or policy.
    • Experience working with legal documents.
    • Experience creating a variety of digital and graphical products.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
    • Natural resource management education and/or experience.
    • Experience working with Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Experience working with ARCGIS.

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 be required.


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 (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