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BC Public Service

STO-RE 21R - Conservation Coordinator

Posted 5 days ago

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Category

Salary

dollar sign69,760 to 79,322 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
STO-RE 21R - Conservation Coordinator

Position Classification
Scientific/Tech Off R21 - Res

Union
GEU

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Chilliwack, BC V4Z 1A7 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
North Vancouver, BC V7P 3M7 CA
Squamish, BC V8B 0H3 CA

Salary Range
$69,760.70 - $79,322.69 annually

Close Date
6/16/2024

Job Type
Temporary Assignment (TA)

Temporary End Date
3/31/2025

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Env & Climate Change Strategy

Ministry Branch / Division
BC Parks/Conservation and Recreation Division

Job Summary

Apply your expertise and passion to this rewarding career opportunity

Join the South Coast BC Park's team and contribute to vital efforts in conserving and restoring at-risk species and ecosystems in one of British Columbia's most biodiverse regions. Collaborate with a dedicated operational team who share your passion for protecting biodiversity. As a Conservation Coordinator, you'll work across diverse landscapes, supporting conservation efforts from alpine meadows to eelgrass beds. Responsibilities include managing emerging invasive species like the green crab and bullfrogs or surveying for elusive species like Olympic shrews to amphibians such as coastal giant salamanders or protecting toads migrations, contributing to climate change research, ecosystem restoration, habitat augmentation, and mapping and protecting at-risk populations and their habitat. Dive into the conservation of marine ecosystems and the preservation of wide-ranging species like grizzly bears, wolverines, and species such as mountain goats, whitebark pine, or cliff nesting falcons.

Engage park visitors in creative conservation initiatives and make a tangible impact in parks and protected areas. Collaborate closely with Indigenous Nations to promote reconciliation and honor traditional knowledge. Work alongside a devoted operational team committed to system recovery and harmonizing outdoor recreation and conservation objectives.

If you're ready to make a real difference in the world surrounded by breathtaking landscapes and passionate individuals, apply now to join our South Coast team!

Job Requirements:

• Completed related degree or two (2)-year diploma in a Natural Resource Management related field (related field may include: Biology, Geology, Geography, Recreational Planning, Outdoor Recreation, Forestry, Fisheries, Anthropology); OR,
• Secondary school graduation (or equivalent) and two (2) years' related experience (related experience can include: park system (operations), conservation, outdoor recreation, forestry, any earth sciences, recreation planning).
• Experience in natural resource management (such as ecosystem management, ecological restoration, fish and/or wildlife management and recovery, forestry management, invasive species management, natural resource inventory and research, environmental impact assessment), and/or
• Experience in parks and protected area management encompassing a broad range of activities and initiatives related to the delivery of conservation programs and services including contract management, compliance, and enforcement, and/or park interpretation.
• Experience in biological research, sampling, analysis, data management, synthesis and reporting.

Preference may be given to applicants who have:
• Experience in parks and protecting areas management.
• Experience in contract and/or financial agreement management.
• Experience planning, coordinating, and implementing natural resource-related projects.
• Experience in data collection, organization, entry, and simple data analysis.
• Experience preparing technical reports and other types of communication (e.g., interpretive signs, Q&A's, training, and presentations).
• Experience working in a field-based environment related to wildlife or ecosystems-based management.
• Experience working collaboratively with First Nations.
• Experience with policies and legislation governing protected areas in BC.
• Experience working with multidisciplinary teams.
• Experience negotiating solutions and partnerships with stakeholders in ecology and/or natural resource management.

Provisos
• Valid B.C. class 5 or 7N driver's licence or an equivalent class driver's license from another province or jurisdiction.
• Meet safety standards of Work Safe BC.
• 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.
• May be required to operate a variety of equipment.

For questions regarding this position, please contact kym.welstead@gov.bc.ca

About this Position:

This is a temporary opportunity until March 31, 2025.
A permanent appointment may result from this temporary appointment.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
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 IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career.Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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 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

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

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