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BC Public Service

STO-RE 21R - Senior Authorizations Technologist

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Category

Salary

dollar sign69,760 to 79,322 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
STO-RE 21R - Senior Authorizations Technologist

Position Classification
Scientific/Tech Off R21 - Res

Union
GEU

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0 CA
Hazelton, BC V0J 1Y1 CA
Houston, BC V0J 1Z2 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA

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

Close Date
7/24/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
Regional Operations | Skeena Region

Job Summary

Bring your operational forestry experience to this exciting opportunity

The Ministry of Forests (FOR) is part of the BC Public Service and is responsible for natural resource management in BC. Our Ministry's Vision, Mission, and People and Organizational Excellence is as follows:
  • Vision: resilient forests, and rangelands are sustainably managed for the benefit of all people in British Columbia, now and for future generations
  • Mission: to take an integrated and collaborative approach to natural resource management
  • People and Organizational Excellence: FOR is a high-performing organization with a strong culture promoting safety, leadership, and strategies for being a great place to work for the benefit of British Columbians


As a Senior Authorizations Technologist, you will be working in a variety of settings and providing expertise and advice to others. You may also make decisions regarding the allocation of resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector. This role has a strong focus on overseeing and providing guidance to the work of other technical staff and contracted resources.

If you want to work with a passionate team and are ready for the next step in your forestry career, we look forward to receiving your application.

Job Requirements:
  • Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) with Forest Professionals BC (FPBC). Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to FPBC within six (6) months of employment. Applicants who do not meet the RFT requirement may be considered at a lower classification on the condition they are working toward their RFT designation with FPBC and obtain the RFT requirement for this position within 12 months. Confirmation of registration/eligibility is required before an offer of employment can be made.
  • Diploma in natural resource management or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Related experience working in natural resource management.
  • Experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management.


Preference may be given for one (1) or more of the following:
  • Operational forestry experience (e.g., forest harvesting, tenures administration, authorizations/permitting, appraisals, timber cruising, waste and residue, etc.).
  • Contract management experience.
  • Experience with First Nations' consultation and engagement.


Provisos:
  • Must possess and maintain a valid BC Class 5 Driver's Licence, or equivalent.
  • Meet safety standards of WorkSafe BC.
  • May be required to operate a variety of equipment (e.g., quads, snow machines, 4X4 vehicles).
  • Must be willing and able to do field work which may include travel to remote areas by vehicle, boat, air or foot, and outdoor work in all weather conditions.
  • Willingness to overnight or extended stay in camp conditions.


For questions regarding this position, please contact Richard.Kean@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
There is currently one (1) permanent, full time position that can be located in Burns Lake, Hazelton, Houston, Smithers, or Terrace.
Depending on the successful candidate's location, a bi-weekly isolation allowance may apply.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week subject to an approved Telework Agreement.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies in the above locations.

The people of Northern BC have a unique understanding of what it's like to live and work in some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world - they understand the phrase "Super, Natural British Columbia" in a way few others can. This stunning part of the province offers a myriad of recreational opportunities for every season and is perfect for hiking, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing, canoeing, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing, to name just a few. Come and explore the majesty of Northern British Columbia !

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 who 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.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits , great learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development options. In addition to the base salary, Registered Forest Technologists are also entitled to an allowance to cover professional fees. For more information, visit What the BC Public Service Offers .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Professional Designation: YES - Please include your registration number in your application. You must be registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Forest Technologist (RFT) with FPBC. Note: immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable jurisdiction to FPBC within six (6) months of employment. Applicants who do not meet the RFT requirement may be considered at a lower classification on the condition they are working toward their RFT designation with FPBC and obtain the RFT requirement within 12 months of employment. Confirmation of registration/eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.

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

Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history, including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to this position.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a basic 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 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 Time on the closing date of the competition.

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

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

Current Openings

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