Resource Manager, Lands Authorization
Management Band 3
This position is excluded from union membership
An eligibility list may be established
A challenging, exciting and rewarding opportunity exists to become the South Coast Natural Resource Region Manager of Authorizations (Lands)! This position provides leadership and direction to the Authorizations staff within the region. It also provides direction and input to the development of legislation, policies and regulation affecting land, water, spatial information, First Nations consultation and forest tenuring issues. It is the contact point within the ministry for responses to technical information requests and may be called upon to participate in corporate, inter-agency decision making groups, and community and stakeholder advisory committees. The South Coast Natural Resource Region includes the lower mainland, Sea to Sky, Chilliwack and the beautiful Sunshine Coast.
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development (FLNRORD) is a client-focused organization that delivers integrated natural resource services to British Columbians. The Ministry is currently searching for an individual with managerial experience to manage a diverse team of excluded, professional, technical and administrative staff for optimal performance in the delivery of natural resource authorizations within the South Coast Natural Resource Region, one of 8 natural resource regions in the province.
We are looking for someone who has an excellent mix of qualifications and experience in natural resource planning and management. The successful candidate will be someone who communicates well, is strong in organizing, managing and leading a diversity of complex projects simultaneously using accepted project management techniques, leading, developing, managing and coaching diverse groups of staff at progressively more senior levels, managing issues, making decisions in complex management or technical problems and adhering to deadlines; relating well to people and fostering long-term learning and development of staff.
Surrey is a bustling city just outside of Vancouver, BC and close to the US border with Washington State. With over 200 parks, a variety of arts and heritage events – including various seasonal celebrations – this urban centre is in a prime location to enjoy big city amenities with a community charm all its own.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kevin.Haberl@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 Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Masters degree in natural resource management, public administration, or related studies AND a minimum of five (5) years *related experience; OR
- Undergraduate degree in natural resource management, public administration, or related studies AND a minimum of seven (7) years of *related experience; OR
- Technical diploma in natural resource management, public administration, or related studies AND a minimum ten (10) years of *related experience; OR
- An equivalent combination of education and experience; AND
- Experience in organizing, managing and leading a diversity of complex projects simultaneously using accepted project management techniques.
- Experience in leading, developing, managing, coaching, mentoring and evaluating diversified groups of staff at progressively more senior levels in a diverse working environment, preferably in natural resource management.
- Experience in managing issues, creatively solving strategic problems, providing leadership expertise, gaining commitment, securing resources and accomplishing goals.
- Experience making timely decisions on complex management or technical problems and closing complex transactions under firm deadlines.
- Experience developing, contributing to and/or evaluating new policies, procedures and corporate philosophies and managing and leading change while simultaneously delivering on current corporate objectives.
*Related experience must include:
- Current experience in progressively more responsible roles in the field of land resource planning and management.
- Experience negotiating solutions, partnerships and agreements with local governments, stakeholders and / or First Nations related to 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 be required.
Cover Letter: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
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 – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.