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BC Public Service

STO-RE 21R - Senior Authorizations Technologist - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Burns Lake, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
60,998 to 69,422 per year
Posting Title

STO-RE 21R - Senior Authorizations Technologist - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Scientific/Tech Off R21 - Res




Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$60,998.61 - $69,422.06 annually plus $35.88 Bi-weekly Isolation Allowance

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Skeena region

Job Summary

Senior Authorizations Technologist
Scientific Technical Officer (Resources) R21

Amendment August 11, 2022: Posting closing date extended to August 29, 2022.
This position islocated in Burns Lake, BC.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future, similar temporary and permanent vacancies in both Skeena Resource District and Coast Mountains Resource District.

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 .

Bring your passion for providing technical advisory services to support natural resource decision-making

We are seeking an enthusiastic Senior Authorizations Technologist to join our wonderful team in the Nadina Resource District.

The Senior Authorizations Technologist provides expertise and advice to staff and contractors, with a strong focus on overseeing and providing guidance to the work of other technical staff and contracted resources.Among other responsibilities, this position will provide technical advisory services as a specialist in a field(s) of expertise or program area to support natural resource decision-making.This position also conducts detailed analysis of more specialized aspects of an application or proposal which requires significant in-depth study prior to a statutory decision (e.g., First Nations consultation and accommodation, environmental assessment, etc.).

Affordable living and an easy lifestyle and are some of the biggest benefits of living in Burns Lake . Neighbourhoods are in close range to shopping, and the town is situated on a beautiful lake, further surrounded by wilderness and some of BC's largest freshwater lakes where sport fishing is a popular activity for both residents and visitors. Burns Lake is proud of its reputation of having a strong sense of culture and incredible local talents to showcase.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: .

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 .

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

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 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 requirementas outlined below:
Education/certification requirements:

  • Diploma in natural resource management or a related discipline.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration as a forest professional (this may include Registered Professional Forest Technologist (RFT), Forester in Training (FIT) or a Technologist in Training (TFT)) with the Association of B.C. Forest Professionals. [Note: Immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to the ABCFP].
  • Experience in a natural resource management-related role.
  • A combination of education and experience may be considered.

Preference may be given to candidates with or more of the following:
  • Two or more years of recent (within the last 3 years) of experience in a natural resource management-related role.
  • Experience working with natural resource tenures (i.e. forestry,land, water, etc.)
  • Experience conducting analysis related to land use or resource management.
  • Experience providing technical advice and guidance to support natural resource decision-making.
  • Experience participating in consultations with stakeholders and/or Indigenous nations.
  • Experience coordinating projects and/or providing coaching, mentoring to staff.

Willingness statements:
  • Valid BC driver's licence or equivalent is required.
  • Must be willing and able to 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.
  • Must be physically able to carry equipment and supplies in difficult terrain.
  • May be required to operate field equipment (i.e., quad, snowmobile).
  • Must be willing and able to travel to meet job requirements.

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 berequired.


Professional Designation: YES -Please include your registration number in your application. You must be registered (or immediately eligible for registration) as a forest professional (this may include Registered Professional Forest Technologist (RFT), Forester in Training (FIT) or a Technologist in Training (TFT)) with the Association of BC Forest Professionals.Note:immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction. Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the ABCFP . Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.

Cover letter required: NO -Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES -A resume is required as part of your application; however, itmay notbe 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

Scientific and Technical