Scientific Technical Officer (Resource) 18
2 positions are available.
These are temporary vacancies until October 31, 2019.
An eligibility list may be established.
The next exciting step in your resource management career
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is responsible for stewardship of Provincial Crown land and natural resources, and protection of B.C.’s archaeological and heritage resources. Overseeing a land base of 94.8 million hectares, the Ministry supports the sustainable management of forest, mineral and land resources, the prosperity, viability and competitiveness of industries that use them, and public access for a wide range of activities such as hunting, fishing and recreation. The Ministry is responsible for policy development, operational management and implementation, and oversees over 50 statutes and associated regulations.
As a Resource Technologist in a busy office, you will be primarily responsible for providing a range of technical evaluation and advisory services to support decisions on the use of natural resources, and the achievement of resource management objectives. Reporting to the Wildfire Rehabilitation Coordinator, the successful applicant will focus on implementing Wildfire Suppression Rehabilitation Prescriptions throughout the 100 Mile House Resource District. However, the applicant may also be tasked with providing a range of technical evaluation and advisory services to support decisions on the use of natural resources, and the achievement of resource management objectives.
If you are a motivated self-starter and looking for an exciting opportunity to be part of an innovative and collaborative team of natural resource professionals, we look forward to receiving your application.
Between the Coastal and Rocky Mountain ranges, 100 Mile House is rich with history. 100 Mile House offers nature-driven activities, including the Mt. Timothy ski hill, adventurous hiking routes, and lakes perfect for fishing, such as the renowned Mahood Lake, known for its picturesque waterfalls.
This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more.
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 Andrew.Greschner@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 requirement as outlined below:
- Diploma or equivalent in the natural resource field; OR
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Work experience in a related field.
- Valid B.C. driver’s licence.
- Preference may be given to candidates who are registered or eligible to register as a Registered forest Technologist with the Association of B.C. Forest Professionals.
- Meet safety standards of Work Safe BC.
- May be required to operate a variety of equipment.
- Conduct field work which may include travel to remote areas by vehicle, boat, air or foot, overnight or extended stay in rough camp conditions and outdoor work in all weather conditions.
- Carry equipment and supplies in difficult terrain.
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: YES – You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.