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Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
1 Position available in Prince George, Vanderhoof or Smithers
Caribou Land and Resource Specialist
$62,983.74 – $78,666.02 annually
This position is also posted as a STO under REQ 50475.
The primary focus of the position is to develop creative management solutions to strategic resource management issues. The position bridges environmental, social and economic disciplines of natural resource management to advance policy, ministry priorities and strategies, and operational delivery of stewardship outcomes. The Land and Resource Specialist will lead diverse project team of multidisciplinary specialists across multiple agencies and is responsible for the management, coordination and delivery of strategic initiatives from initiation through to conclusion. The position deals with complex natural resource issues involving multiple stakeholders and First Nations.
Qualifications for this role include:
A Bachelor’s Degree in a natural resource management related field (e.g., Forestry, Geography, or Natural Resource Management) or an equivalent combination of education/training
3 or more years’ experience working in a natural resource discipline.
Training in project management or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Must be registered or immediately* eligible for registration as a fully licensed registered professional with one of the following associations: Association of BC Forest Professionals, BC Institute of Agrologists, or Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC. *Immediately means you are 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 APEGBC).
Significant experience managing multiple projects or leading a component (e.g., sub-project) of a major project or regional initiative.
Experience in managing project teams.
Experience managing relationships with senior level stakeholders.
Preference may be given to candidates with experience with implementing provincial and regional First Nations consultation procedures.
Experience with conflict and dispute resolution principles and practices.
Preference may be given to candidates with experience providing project management support to a remote, multi-disciplinary team.
Valid B.C. driver’s licence
For more information and to apply online by May 23, 2018, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/50470