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BC Public Service

STO-RE 24R - Advisor, First Nations Relations

Full Time
17 hours ago
69,185 to 78,814 per year
Posting Title

STO-RE 24R - Advisor, First Nations Relations

Position Classification

Scientific/Tech Off R24 - Res




Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$69,185.43 - $78,814.47 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date



BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Regional Operations, Omineca Region

Job Summary

Advisor, First Nations Relations
Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) R24

An eligibility list may be established.This is a temporary opportunity until November 13, 2023, andmay become permanent.

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 .

Employ your expert negotiation abilities to have a positive impact on Natural Resource Operations

The Advisor, First Nations Relations, supported by an experienced team,plans and leads the facilitation of the First Nations consultation process and ensures legal obligations have been met. In this position you will review proposals for the use of natural resources on Crown Land, to determine the impact on First Nations' treaty rights or Indigenous rights (including title) - claimed or proven - and lead the appropriate level of consultation needed to meet the Crown's legal duty to consult. The position makes recommendations to decision makers on whether projects should proceed with respect to First Nation's rights and interests.

Prince George is the largest city in Northern British Columbia, and boasts a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment, including the Prince George Symphony Orchestra. Prince George is also located next to several provincial parks, which provide camping and boating amenities. Prince George has all the amenities of a larger city with the charm of a small town. There are numerous outdoor recreation sites with multiple hikes moments away.Learn more about Prince George at Move Up Prince George !

If you are seeking to apply your sound professional judgement and implement progressive solutions in the natural resources area, we look forward to your application.

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 create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the 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 Standard 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 experienceas outlined below:

Education and Experience

  • Degree related to the natural resource sector (e.g., forestry, resource management, geography, environmental science) and *related work experience, OR
  • Diploma related to the natural resource sector (e.g., forestry, resource management, geography, environmental science) and a minimum of 2 years of *related work experience, OR
  • An equivalent combination of related education and recent (Within the last 10 years) *related experience may be considered.

*Related experience must include:
  • Work experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, natural resource management, or natural resource authorizations/development issues.

Preference may be given to applicants with one or more of the following:
  • Experience engaging directly with First Nations communities and undertaking the procedural components of consultation related to the natural resource sector.
  • Experience conducting research and analysis related to Indigenous rights, title or interests.

  • Must hold and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence or equivalent (e.g. equivalent may be same class in another province).

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.


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 start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

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

Job Category

Scientific and Technical