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BC Public Service

STO-RE 24R - Authorizations Specialist - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Details
Full Time
7 days ago
Salary
66,557 to 75,884 per year
Posting Title

STO-RE 24R - Authorizations Specialist - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Scientific/Tech Off R24 - Res

Union

GEU

Location

Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4X3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$66,557.72 - $75,884.38 annually

Close Date

3/1/2023

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division

Northeast Region

Job Summary

Authorizations Specialist
Scientific Technical Officer R24


Amended January 31 - Closing date extended to March 1, 2023

Currently there is 1 permanent opportunity available in Dawson Creek.
This position is also posted as an LSO 2 OTHR in requisition 92245 .
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.

Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.

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 .

A challenging and rewarding opportunity in natural resource management is waiting for you

The Ministry of Forests has a mandate to manage specified Crown land and resources in a manner that embraces the economic, environmental and social goals of government. These results are all essential to improving the global competitiveness of BC industry and our ability to attract private investment and to stimulate economic growth and job creation across the province. As the Authorizations Specialist, you will work in a variety of settings and provide professional advice and may make decisions regarding the allocation of resources and adjudication of resource authorizations for the Natural Resource Sector.

You enjoy researching, analyzing and evaluating information for the development of strategic land management plans. Allocating Crown land in a way that ensures its best use and minimizing its effect on other values, you utilize your knowledge of resource management and superior negotiating abilities. Effective communication skills are necessary when liaising with other agencies, leading conflict resolution, and resolving disputes with diverse stakeholders over the use of Crown land and other natural resources. If you are a motivated natural resource management specialist with the expertise and initiative to take on this important role, we look forward to your application.

Dawson Creek is a historical and beautiful town that has grown from agriculture, forestry, oil and gas and wind power industries. This community is located within the Peace Region which is home to some to a robust forest and agriculture industry. 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. 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.

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 (gov.bc.ca) .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Tanya.Sharko@gov.bc.ca .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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , 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:


• Degree in Forestry or Natural Resource Management or an equivalent combination of education and experience as recognized by the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals.
• Registered as a Forest Technologist or immediately eligible* (within 6 months) for registration as a Forest Technologist with the Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals.

*Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being registered as a Registered Forest Technologist in another Canadian jurisdiction and able to transfer that membership to the ABCFP within 6 months of employment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have the ABCFP review their qualifications to ensure they have the necessary requirements for registration.

Preference may be given to applicants with 1 or more of the following:
• Experience in supervising, leading, coaching and mentoring staff.
• Three (3) years or more experience in forest revenue, appraisals, issuance of tenures on crown land or other functions related to forest management.
• Experience in consulting, negotiating and resolving conflicts with stakeholders in natural resource management.

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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 (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. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

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 accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category

Natural Resource Sector, Scientific and Technical
Category
Government