Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development
Senior Stewardship Resource Technologist
$56,478.64 – $64,337.78 annually
An exciting multi-faceted opportunity in forest stewardship
The Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development 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 Senior Stewardship Resource Technologist, you will provide a range of technical evaluation and advisory services to support decisions on the use of natural resources, and the achievement of, and/or coordination of, the forest stewardship aspect of natural resource management.
In addition to this exciting opportunity and amazing location, the BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities.
Qualifications for this role include:
· Degree, diploma, or equivalent in a natural resource field.
· Registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Registered Forest Technologist [RFT] with the ABCFP. Immediately eligible for registration is defined as currently a RFT member in good standing in another Canadian jurisdiction and can immediately transfer to the ABCFP. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure eligibility.
· Experience performing technical duties and working with key statutes that support natural resource management.
· Experience in negotiating/mediating solutions in natural resource management.
· Preference may be given to applicants with understanding and experience in managing forest health pests such Douglas-fir bark beetles.
· Valid B.C. driver’s licence.
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