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BC Public Service

STO-RE 24R - Indigenous Relations Liaison **UPDATE - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED**

Details
Full Time
7 days ago
Salary
73,855 to 84,134 per year
Posting Title
STO-RE 24R - Indigenous Relations Liaison **UPDATE - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED**

Position Classification
Scientific/Tech Off R24 - Res

Union
GEU

Work Options
On-Site

Location
100 Mile House, BC V0K 2E0 CA
Clearwater, BC V0E1N0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Lillooet, BC V0K 1V0 CA
Merritt, BC V1K 1B8 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually

Close Date
2/25/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Ministry of Forests

Ministry Branch / Division
BCTS / Kamloops (TKA)

Job Summary

Indigenous Relations Liaison
Scientific/Technical Officer 24


Bring your leadership skills and expertise in First Nation Relations to this rewarding role

BC Timber Sales (BCTS) is a unique program of the Ministry of Forests (MOF). Working collaboratively with regional and district operations, BCTS plans, develops, and auctions a substantial portion of the province's annual available timber volume. BCTS operates as a for profit entity within a government organization. Its goal is to provide credible representative price and cost benchmark data for the Market Pricing System through auctions of timber harvested from British Columbia's public land. BCTS operations are guided by three overarching principles, forest sector safety, reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples and sustainable forest management.

The Indigenous Relations Liaison works within the BCTS business area to develop and maintain positive relationships with Indigenous Peoples to advance BCTS' business principle dedicated to true and lasting reconciliation. The position works directly with Indigenous Peoples and BCTS staff to plan and facilitate legal consultation processes (i.e., preparation, engagement, accommodation, decision and follow-up) consistent with legal requirements, reconciliation and relationship building, and supports senior staff in negotiation and implementation of business-to-business and relational agreements that contribute to effective and durable relationships with Indigenous Peoples.

A career path in BC Timber Sales offers exceptional opportunities to develop new solutions to complex problems, and to learn and grow personally and professionally. Existing and future BCTS employees have the opportunity to impact public and private forests, communities, the economy and the lives of British Columbians in positive and unique ways.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Forests .

To find out more about our program check out the BCTS website.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education, experience and professional designation requirements as outlined below:

  • Diploma or degree in a field related to the work of the program area and 2 years of experience related to natural resource or Indigenous Peoples relationship management.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Must possess at minimum a valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License that does not limit or restrict the ability to conduct the duties of the job.

Provisos
  • Must be willing and able to travel to meet job requirements.
  • Must be willing to work extended hours with limited notice, including evenings and weekends.
  • Must be willing and able to travel in fixed and/or rotary winged aircraft and/or watercraft.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:
  • Experience with contract management.
  • Experience or education in forestry or natural resource management.
  • Experience or education related to Indigenous Peoples relationship management.
  • Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.

For questions regarding this position, please contact jennifer.wadlegger@gov.bc.ca

About this Position:

**Posting Amendment: Closing date updated to February 25, 2024 (Updated February 16, 2024)

There are currently two(2) vacancies available.
This position can be performed from any location within the Kamloops Business Area (Kamloops, 100 Mile, Merritt, Clearwater). Lillooet may also be considered. Although this position may be performed from any location within the Kamloops Business Area, the duties of this position may be geographically centered outside of the office location.
An eligibility list may be established for similar vacancies within the BC Timber Sales Kamloops Business Area.
This position has full time on-site requirements.
This position is also posted as an LSO2 under Requisition 109704

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 that 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.

In addition to this exciting opportunity and amazing locations, the BC Public Service is an award-winning employer in British Columbia, including such accolades as being one of BC's Top Employers for 2021, one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2021 and one of Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers in 2021.

This is your opportunity to build your career and to gain a better understanding of all the public service has to offer, such as competitive employee benefits , amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with an award winning employer . The BC Public Service encourages a healthy work/life balance that enables you to take advantage of the community and surrounding area in which you live. For more information, please visit What The BC Public Service Offers You .

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

Cover letter required:NO-Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select "SKIP" on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

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 - YES (COMPREHENSIVE)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.

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:

CRC - 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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Scientific and Technical

Additional Information
Category
Government