STO-RE 18R - Fire Crew Supervisor - Closing Date Extended Position Classification
Scientific/Tech Off R18 - Res Union
GEU Work Options Location
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)Salary Range
$62,255.85 - $70,557.73 annually Close Date
12/6/2023 Job Type
Regular Full Time Temporary End Date Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests Ministry Branch / Division
BC Wildfire Service/Kamloops Fire Centre Job Summary A great opportunity to take the next step in your career - amended October 17, added specific crew information
The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is the Province of BC's primary emergency response organization. It operates year-round to deliver its mandate for wildfire management and response to natural hazard emergencies. The BCWS operates provincially, delivering services through six fire centres, thirty-three zones and two provincial centres in Kamloops and Victoria.
This position is responsible for overseeing operations for assigned fire crews during all fire suppression activities and project work, monitoring and ensuring performance standards and safe work practices.
Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests .Job Requirements:
- Grade 12 plus 4 seasons forest fire related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience
- Valid OFA Level 1 with Transportation Endorsement
- Successful completion of pre-employment fitness standard
- Maintain personal weights standards as required for crew type
- Minimum 2 seasons of demonstrated supervisory experience
- Preference may be given to candidates with Incident Commander 5 certification or higher.
- Preference may be given to candidates with Strike Team Leader certification or higher.
Provisos /Willingness statement(s)
- Valid Class 5 driver's licence.
- To be flexible regarding ongoing changes in responsibilities, assignments and corporate structures.
- To keep current on emerging issues.
- To take in-house training and certification as required.
- To fly in aircraft (fixed wing and rotary) as required.
- To work extended hours, including weekends, and be on standby with limited notice in accordance with the preparedness plan.
- To travel and overnight in remote locations where accommodations may vary as required.
- To participate in Incident Command System positions as assigned.
- To work under adverse or stressful conditions, including smoke, extreme heat and mountainous terrain in remote and isolated conditions.
- To obtain and maintain certification and training for crew positions to meet operational requirements.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Rhonda.Stearns@gov.bc.ca
.About this Position:
Amendment (November 20, 2023) - Posting closing date extended to December 6, 2023.
Kamloops: 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.
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.
This position is for the Big Horns Unit Crew.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 IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca
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, it may not be 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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca
, 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