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LSO OTHR 3 – Environmental Management Officer

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date December 28, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $65,367.78 - $81,773.78 - Annual
Location Victoria, BC
Category Scientific and Technical
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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LSO OTHR 3 – Environmental Management Officer – (66566)

Posting Title: LSO OTHR 3 – Environmental Management Officer
Position Classification: Licensed Sc Off Other 3
Union: PEA
Location: Victoria, BC V9B6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $65,367.78 – $81,773.78 annually
Close Date: 1/13/2020
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Env & Climate Change Strategy
Ministry Branch / Division: Environmental Standards/Environmental Protection
Job Summary

Environmental Management Officer
Licensed Science Officer (Other) 3

Located in Victoria, BC
An eligibility list may be established

***This position is also posted as a STO27 under Requisition 66565***

Bring your policy and legislation expertise to this exciting leadership role

In this role you will lead and guide the development of ministry and/or provincial legislation, policy, and technical standards in regulatory initiatives, focusing on waste management, towards the achievement of Environmental Protection Division priority goals and objectives.

The capital of British Columbia, Victoria is a beautiful city, with stunning beaches and harbours, and a variety of provincial parks to explore. Located on Vancouver Island, Victoria offers a bustling downtown scene and has a wide range of restaurants and entertainment venues to choose from.

Working for BC Public Service offers a competitive salary, diverse work environment, a healthy work/life balance, and excellent benefits. In addition to the base salary for Professional Employee Association members, there is an allowance to cover professional fees, strong dental and medical plans and much more. Salary listed does not include the additional 7% Overtime Shift Standby (OSS) provision that can be taken as taken as time off or salary on an annual basis which is on top of four (4) weeks annual leave.

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 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.

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education, experience and professional designation requirement as outlined below:

  • Graduate Degree in Engineering, Environmental Management, Applied Science, Science, Resource Management or Natural Sciences, a related professional field or equivalent, and two (2) years’ *related experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Environmental Management, Applied Science, Science, Resource Management or Natural Sciences, a related professional field or equivalent, and five (5) years’ *related experience.
  • Registered membership in good standing or *immediately  eligible for membership with the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists, Association of British Columbia Forest Professionals, or as a Geoscientist with Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia.

*Immediately eligible for registration is defined as being able to transfer a current membership from an applicable Canadian jurisdiction.  Applicants must confirm their eligibility with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area. Confirmation of registration / eligibility will be required before an offer of employment can be made.

*Related experience refers to experience related to environmental protection and waste management, reduction, recycling, treatment and disposal technologies.

Related experience must include:

  • Minimum of one (1) year (with graduate degree) or two (2) years (with bachelor’s degree) of experience in waste management
  • Experience in policy development and/or implementation for environmental protection or resource management in a government or corporate setting
  • Substantial experience managing complex projects
  • Experience developing and maintaining relationships and partnerships with stakeholders (such as clients, Indigenous communities, NGO’s or federal, provincial or local government)
  • Experience leading project working groups/committees within government or with external stakeholders.

Preference may be given to applicants with one (1) or more of the following:

  • Experience in more than one (1) area of industrial waste management (e.g., heavy industry; oil and gas waste; wood waste; resource recovery)
  • Experience in industrial waste infrastructure (e.g., industrial wastewater management; pulp and paper operations; waste to energy facilities, etc.)
  • Experience interpreting and applying environmental protection legislation, regulations and/or policies
  • Experience negotiating solutions with multiple parties having competing interests
  • Experience in public consultation processes dealing with environmental management issues
  • Experience in federal-provincial intergovernmental relations

*Please include your registration number for your speciality area within your application as you must be registered or *immediately eligible for registration as a fully licensed professional with one of the following associations: Association of BC Forest Professionals, BC Institute of Agrologists, or Engineers and Geoscientists BC (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of British Columbia). If you are not yet registered with any of these Professional Associations, please explain how you are *immediately eligible for registration (i.e. currently a fully licensed registered professional member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the ABCFP, the BCIA or the Engineers and Geoscientists BC).

***If you do not meet this qualification please apply to the STO 27-Scientific Technical Officer opportunity through Requisition 66565***

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

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 (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 accountabilities and accomplishments.

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