Manager, Cumulative Effects and Integrated Monitoring
Management Band 4
This position is located in Victoria, BC.
This position is excluded from union membership.
An eligibility list may be established.
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development [FLNRORD] delivers multi-faceted natural resource management and rural development programs and services for the Province of British Columbia. The Resource Stewardship Division provides executive direction, statutory decision-making and strategic oversight for the sustainable stewardship of natural resources. The division consists of five branches: Fish and Aquatic Habitat, Resource Planning and Assessment, Species at Risk Recovery, Water Management, and Wildlife and Habitat, and administers several acts and associated regulations including the Land Act, Water Sustainability Act, Wildlife Act, and others.
The Resource Planning and Assessment Branch provides leadership, policy direction, implementation guidance and coordination for land use planning, cumulative effects assessments, integrated monitoring and the Land Based Investment Program. Land use planning provides strategic land use objectives and associated direction for forestry, energy development, ecosystem protection, recreation activities and other resource use decisions. Assessment and monitoring are instrumental for understanding the condition of resource values and informing the development of land use plans and other management direction. Planning, assessment and monitoring are critical components of sustainable resource management, and require effective engagement with Indigenous People, industry, stakeholders and communities.
This position is responsible for leading and directing the development, implementation and evaluation of key components of large, multi-faceted natural resource projects with multiple key deliverables. Other key accountabilities include: managing and monitoring the implementation of government’s cumulative effects framework [CEF] and providing vision and strategic advice and options to the Minister, Deputy Minister, Ministry Executive, and senior government officials on existing and emerging issues, project status, policy, strategic initiatives and direction.
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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 natural resources management or a related field [i.e. resource planning, forestry, biology, agriculture] and a minimum of 3 years of senior management experience or equivalent. Preference may be given to applicants with a graduate degree in natural resource management.
- Experience in the management and supervision of geographically dispersed, multi-disciplinary staff. Preference may be given to applicants with 2 or more years of experience.
- Experience at a senior level leading major projects of large scale and complexity that have multiple project delivery components and a wide range of stakeholder interests. Preference may be given to applicants with 3 or more years of experience.
- Experience leading and coaching multi-disciplinary senior level professionals and/or managers in the development and implementation of complex projects. Preference may be given to applicants with 3 or more years of experience.
- Experience in negotiating/mediating solutions in natural resource management and development. Preference may be given to applicants with 3 or more years of experience.
- Experience in business planning, contract management, financial management, facilitation and negotiations.
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: 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.
Résumé: YES – A résumé is required as part of your application; however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
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.