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BC Public Service

STO-RE 27R - Land and Resource Specialist

Full Time
3 days ago
80,652 to 91,992 per year
Posting Title
STO-RE 27R - Land and Resource Specialist

Position Classification
Scientific/Tech Off R27 - Res


Work Options

Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$80,652.20 - $91,992.70 annually

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Water,Land,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division
LUPPE/South Area/Cariboo

Job Summary

Apply your expertise and passion for innovation to this rewarding career opportunity

The Ministry ofWater, Land and Resource Stewardship is accountable for integrated land and natural resource management, including objective setting for land and marine environments, effectively managing cumulative effects, and advancing reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, environmental sustainability, and economic growth.

This position works as a key member of the Cariboo Region's Ecosystems and Planning team focused on development, implementation and maintenance of key policies, direction, goals, and objectives related to regional land and resource use planning. The position is focused on the integration of environmental, scientific, economic, community and social values at the strategic, tactical and operational levels. The Land and Resource Specialist will lead diverse project teams of multidisciplinary specialists across multiple agencies and is responsible for the management, coordination and delivery of strategic initiatives from initiation through to conclusion. Initiatives they may be responsible for leading or participating in include access management, Forest Landscape Planning (FLP), Water Sustainability Act (WSA) planning, as well as building and maintaining relationships with indigenous communities and governments in order to work towards management of natural resources and the land base. The position deals with complex natural resource issues and will work collaboratively and in partnership with multiple stakeholders and First Nations.

Explore the opportunities and value working with our team can offer you: Why Work for the Ministry of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship .

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience:
  • A Master's degree in a natural resource management -related field (e.g., Biology, Forestry, Geography, Natural Resource Management) and two (2) years' related experience*; OR
  • Undergraduate Degree in a natural resource management-related field (e.g., Biology, Forestry, Geography, Natural Resource Management) plus a minimum of three (3) years' related experience*; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and five (5) years of related experience* may be considered.

*Related experience may collectively include:
  • Experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project or regional initiative.
  • Experience in managing project teams.
  • Experience building and managing partnerships with officials from all levels of government, First Nations representatives, and stakeholders.
  • Experience or knowledge in implementing provincial and regional First Nations consultation procedures.
  • Experience and knowledge of conflict and dispute resolution principles and practices.
  • Experience and knowledge of environmental management legislation, regulations, objectives and policies, including the Cariboo region's legal framework.
  • Experience related to land use planning, integrated resource management, impact assessment and policy development.
  • Experience in design and oversight of a range of analyses to support issue resolution and decision making in the natural resource sector.

• Valid B.C. driver's licence.

• Knowledge of multidisciplinary issues involved in natural resource management.
• Clear written and verbal communication.

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:
Currently, there is one (1) permanent opportunity available in Williams Lake.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent opportunities.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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 or 778-405-3452.

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

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: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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 , 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 Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Scientific and Technical