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BC Public Service

STO-RE 27R - Land & Resource Specialist - CLOSE DATE EXTENDED

Kamloops, BC
Full Time
3 days ago
75,552 to 86,175 per year
Posting Title

STO-RE 27R - Land & Resource Specialist - CLOSE DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Scientific/Tech Off R27 - Res




Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$75,552.53 - $86,175.83 annually

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Land,Water,ResourceStewardship

Ministry Branch / Division

LUPPE/South Area/TO Region

Job Summary

AMENDMENT (Friday November 18, 2022): This posting has been extended and will now close on MondayDecember 5, 2022, at 11:00 PM Pacific Time.

Amendment (November 21, 2022): The salary has been amended to reflect the 19th BCGEU Main Agreement.

Land & Resource Specialist
Scientific/Technical Officer R27 - Resources

Currently there is 1 permanent opportunity available.
This position is also posted as an LSO 2 OTHR in requisition 93174
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent opportunities.
The recruitment process for this competition may take place virtually.

The locations listed are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity. This position may be performed in other approved locations within the Province of BC. For specific information about a location, applicants must contact the Hiring Manager to confirm if working from that location could be considered.

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 dynamic career opportunity to showcase yourproject management and leadership excellence

Land use planning is one of a suite of approaches that the ministry can use to sustain important ecosystems and processes, resolve resource use issues, and enhance certainty for environmental and economic goals. It is underpinned by socio-economic analyses, as well as assessment and monitoring of the condition of natural resource values. It offers an opportunity to advance reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, and can provide direction for forestry, energy development, ecosystem protection, recreation activities and other resource use decisions.

The primary focus of this position is to developcreative management solutions to strategicresource managementissues. This position bridges environmental, social, and economic disciplines of natural resource management to advancepolicy, ministry priorities and strategies, and operational delivery of stewardship outcomes. The Land and Resource Specialist will lead diverse project team of multidisciplinary specialists across multiple agencies and is responsible for the management, coordination, and delivery of strategic initiatives from initiation through to conclusion. This position deals withcomplex natural resource issues involving multiple stakeholders and First Nation.

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 ( .

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 complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your 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 experience as outlined below:

• A Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in a natural resource management related field plus 5 or more years of related experience*, OR
• An equivalent combination of education and/or training, plus 7 or more years of related experience* working in a natural resource discipline may be considered.

*Related experience includes:
• Minimum 3 years of experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project or regional initiative.
• Demonstrated experience in managing multi-disciplinary projects, in which innovative solutions were implemented to solve a unique or complex natural resource management problem.
• Demonstrated experience in a multiple partners environment understanding perspectives, conflicts, and facilitating/developing solutions.
• Demonstrated expertise in distilling and communicating complex natural resource information to laypersons.
• Demonstrated experience related to First Nations consultation, collaboration and relationship building.

Preference may be given to candidates with one or more of the following:
• Experience managing technical and/or professional staff in natural resource management in a direct, matrix or project management environment.
• Experience and/or training in planning, particularly land use planning for natural resources.
• Experience and/or training in Agile Project Management.
• Experience in statutory decision-making or decision support.
• Experience in developing and/or applying risk-management frameworks in decision-making.
• Recent training and/or current experience in the use of GIS applications to communicate complex geospatial information.

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 be required.


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 (STANDARD): YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category

Scientific and Technical