Administrative Officer 24R
This position is located in Victoria, BC.
An eligibility list may be established.
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development 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.
The Ministry’s Climate Change and Integrated Planning Branch [CCIP] is accountable for strategic leadership of the Ministry’s climate change mitigation and adaptation initiatives. The Branch provides climate science, policy, and analysis to support implementation of the Ministry’s action plan; oversees the Forest Carbon Initiative [FCI]; and leads the Ministry’s Integrated Investment Planning process.
As a Policy Analyst with the CCIP, you independently manage assigned projects focused on policy, program and business development. This role supports program and/or policy development goals through the development and delivery of research studies, and communication of findings through various forums including working groups, committees, and executive briefings. If you are a skilled analytical thinker, an effective communicator, have excellent time management techniques, and thrive in a dynamic environment with evolving priorities, we encourage you to apply.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Dennis.Paradine@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca before the stated closing time and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
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NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Degree in business administration, public administration, forestry, natural resource management, geography or equivalent.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience, including Indigenous experience may be considered.
- Minimum two  years’ experience researching policy issues and conducting policy analysis.
- Minimum two  years’ experience managing projects and/or project components.
- Minimum one  year of experience working on climate change related issues.
- Preference may be given to applicants with experience working in the natural resources secto
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.
A Criminal Record Check [CRC] will be required.
Cover Letter: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Résumé: YES – Ensure your résumé includes your educational accomplishments, employment history, including job titles, start and end dates [month and year] and your job related responsibilities for each job in your employment history, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
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 listed in the job profile. 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 job related responsibilities, accountabilities and accomplishments. Ensure your questionnaire responses are complete as your résumé may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.