You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.
BC Public Service

STO-RE 21R - First Nation Relations Analyst

Full Time
2 days ago
63,446 to 72,142 per year
Posting Title

STO-RE 21R - First Nation Relations Analyst

Position Classification

Scientific/Tech Off R21 - Res




Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Fort St John, BC V1J6M7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$63,446.31 - $72,142.65 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Regional Operations

Job Summary

You are a skilled analytical thinker, an effective communicator, have excellent time management techniques, and thrive in a dynamic environment with evolving priorities

The Analyst leads research and analysis assessing impacts to Aboriginal Interests and supports the Ministry's work reviewing and managing proposals for the use of natural resources on crown land. The Analyst identifies opportunities for the First Nations consultation process (i.e. preparation, engagement, accommodation, decision and follow-up) and may participate in negotiations with First Nations.

An analytical thinker, you evaluate resource use applications, review proposals, engage in consultation with partners, and evaluate and make recommendations and/or approvals. You have excellent written and verbal communication skills, are results oriented and an effective problem solver. You are highly service oriented with excellent oral and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to develop creative solutions to natural resource management issues. If you are a motivated natural resource specialist seeking a rewarding career opportunity, we encourage your application.

Dawson Creek is a historical and beautiful town that has grown from agriculture, forestry, oil and gas and wind power industries. Dawson Creek provides opportunity for a variety of indoor and outdoor recreation, including fishing, camping, hiking, downhill and cross country skiing, golf, swimming, equestrian events, soccer, hockey and curling. Dawson Creek has medical and education facilities to support the individual or growing families.

Fort Nelson is a dynamic and active community located at Mile 300 of the world-famous Alaska Highway. Located in beautiful northeastern BC, Fort Nelson offers a paved community trail, ski or walk on groomed trails through the demonstration forest or adventure out on several back-country trails. Fort Nelson is home to an impressive, new recreation centre that includes an aquatic centre, indoor walking track, rock climbing wall, racquetball/squash courts, curling rink and two ice surfaces. The Phoenix Theatre, the Fort Nelson Historical Museum and the Fort Nelson Public Library are a few of the amenities that contribute to the culture of the community. Fort Nelson is surrounded by an abundance of natural resources including unconventional gas reserves and extensive, healthy and diverse forests. With an exceptional public school system, affordable housing, a community hospital and a variety of services and amenities, Fort Nelson welcomes you.

Fort St. John , lying north of Peace River Valley, has all the big city amenities that you need in a small friendly town. Fort St. John has a full service hospital, nine public schools, two post-secondary schools, an airport as well endless recreation and cultural opportunities for everyone. Fort St. John is home to a variety of restaurants, accommodations, cultural and recreational centres.

For more information please see the "About these great Northern Communities" document attached in the additional information section at the bottom of the page or visit the website Living & Working in Northern B.C . to learn more. Check out this video to learn more about working in Northern British Columbia.

Job Requirements:
  • Diploma related to the natural resource sector (e.g., forestry, biology, agrology, environmental science, geography, environmental studies, land planning) and minimum of 1 year relevant experience; OR,
  • An equivalent combination of education, experience and training may be considered.
  • Preference may be given to those with experience in one or more of the following:
    • Project management and reporting
    • Conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.
    • Experience capturing, converting, creating, editing and maintaining digital information in a GIS environment.
    • Working with natural resource tenures (ie: forestry, wildlife, mining, land, water, etc.).
    • Participating in consultations/negotiations with stakeholders and/or First Nations.

Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service, which may include a criminal records check, and/or Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check, and/or enhanced security screening checks as required by the ministry (Note: It is important that you read the job posting carefully to understand the specific security screening requirements pertaining to the position).

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

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 can help Indigenous applicants (First Nations [status or non-status],Métis or Inuit) interested in BC Public Service job positions.

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 required: 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.

Online Questionnaire: YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 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 .

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