STO-RE 24R – Advisor, First Nations Relations – (54163)
Posting Title: STO-RE 24R – Advisor, First Nations Relations
Position Classification: Scientific/Tech Off R24 – Res
Location: Squamish, BC V8B 0H3 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $61,665.45 – $70,367.02 annually
Close Date: 9/24/2018
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> FLNRO and Rural Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Regional Operations/First Nations
Advisor, First Nations Relations Scientific Technical Officer 24 – Resource
An eligibility list may be established. Employ your expert negotiation abilities to have a positive impact on Natural Resource Operations
The LOCATION team provides expert advice and decision support relating to multiple business areas in the district. The primary duties of the First Nations Relations Advisor will be centered on conducting consultations for the use of natural resources on Crown land and determining the impact on First Nations identified or potential traditional use areas.
A skilled and effective written and verbal communicator, you communicate with First Nations on natural resource applications and liaise with ministry staff as an expert on the legal and procedural requirements of First Nations consultation. A collaborative approach is crucial to this role as you successfully establish and maintain productive working relationships with a wide variety of contacts from: First Nations, industry, contractors, environmental agencies, stakeholders and provincial and federal agencies.
If you are seeking to apply your sound professional judgement and implement progressive solutions in the natural resources area, we look forward to your application.
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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 Richard.Elliott@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.
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, experience and professional designation requirement as outlined below:
A Bachelor’s degree or higher related to the natural resource sector (e.g., forestry, resource management, agrology, environmental science) or equivalent*, plus 2 years of related experience; OR
A Diploma related to the natural resource sector or equivalent, plus 4 years of related experience; OR
An equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.* Equivalent education may include a degree or diploma in a discipline related to political, social or economic science, communications or negotiation.
Related experience must include:
Experience conducting research and analysis.
Experience in developing and implementing creative solutions to complex problems.
Experience facilitating consultation, negotiations or agreements.
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
Experience working in contract management.
Experience conducting research and analysis related to land use, resource management, social or economic development issues.
Experience working with First Nations communities.
Experience working with natural resource tenures (i.e: forestry, mining, mineral exploration, etc.).
* Must possess and maintain a valid B.C. Driver’s license
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 – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
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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