Ministry of Environment
The position being advertised is located at Mt Robson Provincial Park
Annual Salary: $60,230.80 – $68,760.70, plus an isolation allowance of $44.85 bi-weekly
This is an exciting and rewarding opportunity to live, work and play in amazing BC Parks!
BC Parks is responsible for all matters related to the effective management and conservation of natural and cultural resources in provincial parks, protected areas, recreation areas, conservancies and ecological reserves throughout British Columbia. BC Parks’ mission is to develop, promote and measure the achievement of those provincial goals for the conservation of living resources and the management of protected areas.
The Area Supervisor is responsible for managing the delivery of services and activities in the areas of conservation, recreation, outreach, and division services within a complex park or group of parks, protected areas, conservancies and ecological reserves. In this role, you represent BC Parks as the front-line contact to agencies, the general public, non-government organizations, community, businesses, other government agencies and First Nations for park specific issues.
This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a service-oriented natural resource specialist with comprehensive knowledge of conservation, recreation and contract management and the ability to ensure effective delivery of park operations.
British Columbia’s incredible system of provincial parks offers experiences as unforgettable and diverse as the province’s natural landscape. Explore sandy beaches and majestic forests; investigate mysterious caves or paddle down peaceful rivers – an adventure awaits every visitor. BC Parks offers campsites, day-use areas, and thousands of kilometres of trails as a fun, convenient, low-cost way to explore the province; so put a little more BC Parks in your life!
The Village of Valemount, with a population of approximately 1,995, is 35 kilometers southwest of Mt Robson Provincial Park. The closest BC cities are Kamloops and Prince George, with Jasper, Alberta 133 KM east. Valemount is nestled between the Cariboo Mountains to the west, the Selwyn Range of the Rockies to the east, and the Monashee Mountains to the south.
The BC Public Service offers a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits, including one of the best pension plans available, and a variety of opportunities for career learning and development. To find out more, explore What the BC Public Service offers You
For more information on this career opportunity including qualifications needed and how to apply online by February 13th 2017, please visit: https://search.employment.gov.bc.ca/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=38875