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BC Public Service

STO-RE 18R - Authorizations Technologist - AMENDED

Chilliwack, BC
Full Time
16 hours ago
58,319 to 66,096 per year
Posting Title

STO-RE 18R - Authorizations Technologist - AMENDED

Position Classification

Scientific/Tech Off R18 - Res




Chilliwack, BC V4Z 1A7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Powell River, BC V8A 5G7 CA
Squamish, BC V8B 0H3 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA

Salary Range

$58,319.24 - $66,096.20 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Crown Land Authorizations

Job Summary

Authorizations Technologist
Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 18

Amendment November 21: the salary has been amended to reflect the 19th BCGEU Main Agreement

The locations listed are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity.
This position may be performed in other approved locations within the South Coast Region. For specific information about a location, applicants must contact the Hiring Manager to confirm if working from that location could be considered.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.

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 .

A rewarding opportunity in natural resources is waiting for you!

This is an exciting opportunity to join the South Coast Region's Crown Land Authorizations team and grow your career in the Natural Resource Sector!

The Ministry of Forests is responsible for stewardship of Provincial Crown land and natural resources, and protection of BC's archaeological and heritage resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry supports the sustainable management of forest, mineral and land resources, the prosperity, viability and competitiveness of industries that use them, and public access for a wide range of activities such as hunting, fishing and recreation. The Ministry is responsible for policy development, operational management and implementation, and oversees over 50 statutes and associated regulations.

The South Coast region of the Province has an incredibly diverse, rich landscape and is the most densely populated region in BC. The myriad of interests and values to consider in the management of natural resources makes this a complex and interesting region to work.

The South Coast Region's Crown Land Authorizations team is a growing, results-focused team that specializes in land decisions for natural resource management in the South Coast Region under the Land Act.

Reporting to a Senior Authorizations Officer, the Authorizations Technologist will evaluate resource applications, conduct applied research, and provide technical expertise to support decisions on the use of Crown land. You will play a key role in advancing the team's Strategic Plan for backlog reduction.

If you enjoy working on a dynamic team, have effective communication skills and the initiative to take on this important role, we look forward to your application.

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 .

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. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your resume and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application . If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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


To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the following:
  • Diploma (or higher) in natural resource management and experience in natural resource management or related field; or,
  • An equivalent combination of related education, training and experience may be considered (such as a diploma, or higher, in geography, urban land economics, real estate law, planning, or related field and a minimum of 2 years of experience in the natural resource management field).

Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
  • Minimum 1 year experience in natural resource management or a related field.
  • Experience performing technical duties and working with the Land Act and/or other statutes that support natural resource management.
  • Experience responding to enquiries and requests for information from the public, private sector and other government agencies.
  • Experience with contract and/or file administration.
  • Experience with data base management or data entry.
  • Valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence or equivalent.

  • Meet safety standards of WorkSafe BC.
  • May be required to operate a variety of equipment.
  • Occasional travel may 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.


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, it may not be 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 listed in the job profile. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire. Note: for long or essay style questionnaires, we recommend saving frequently while completing it. You can also copy the questions into another document, complete it offline, then log back in and copy/paste your responses when you are ready to submit your application.

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 job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your resume may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Job Category

Natural Resource Sector, Policy, Research and Economics, Scientific and Technical, Trades and Operational